Global Patent Index - EP 1093098 A1

EP 1093098 A1 2001-04-18 - Antenna structure with a casing including electronic components

Title (en)

Antenna structure with a casing including electronic components

Title (de)

Antennenstruktur die ein Gehäuse bildet für elektronische Komponente eines tragbaren Gerätes

Title (fr)

Structure formant antenne constituant par ailleurs un boîtier blindé permettant notamment d'accueillir tout ou partie de l'électronique d'une unité portative de faible volume

Publication

EP 1093098 A1 (FR)

Application

EP 99120230 A

Priority

EP 99120230 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: JP2001185927A] PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To actualize an antenna which can easily be arranged and mounted in a small-sized portable communication unit like a wristwatch. SOLUTION: The substantially rectangle extension member (20) that the structure which form an antenna (10) for a small-sized portable unit like a wristwatch has is arranged at a specific distance from a ground surface and short-circuited to the ground surface through one end (20b) between its ends (20a and 20b), and the other end (20a) is free. This structure (10) has a container (11) which contains at least a lid (12), a bottom part (14), and a side wall (13b) and form an important part of the ground surface by having the extension member (20) arranged facing the side wall; and this container (11) form a shield cover capable of storing an electronic circuit of the portable unit and/or all or some of other components. This invention is concerned in a wristwatch having the antenna structure built in.

Abstract (fr)

La présente invention concerne une structure formant antenne (10) destinée à une unité portative de faible volume, telle une pièce d'horlogerie, et comprenant un élément radiant (20) de forme sensiblement rectangulaire disposé à une distance déterminée d'un plan de masse et court-circuité à ce plan de masse par l'une (20b) de ses extrémités (20a, 20b), l'extrémité opposée (20a) de cet élément radiant (20) étant laissée libre. Selon la présente invention, cette structure (10) comporte un boîtier (11) faisant partie intégrante du plan de masse et comprenant au moins un couvercle (12), un fond (14), et une paroi latérale (13b) en regard de laquelle est disposé l'élément radiant (20), ce boîtier (11) formant un boîtier blindé pouvant recevoir tout ou partie d'une électronique et/ou d'autres composants de l'unité portative. La présente invention concerne également une pièce d'horlogerie incorporant la structure formant antenne susmentionnée. <IMAGE> <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G08B 5/22; G04B 47/00; H01Q 11/08; H01Q 19/00; H01Q 19/06

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G04G 99/00 (2010.01); G04B 47/00 (2006.01); G04G 21/04 (2013.01); H01Q 1/24 (2006.01); H01Q 1/27 (2006.01); H01Q 9/04 (2006.01); H01Q 13/08 (2006.01); H04B 1/38 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G04G 21/04 (2013.01); G04B 47/00 (2013.01); G04R 60/10 (2013.01); H01Q 1/273 (2013.01); H01Q 9/0421 (2013.01); H01Q 9/0471 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 1093098 A1 20010418; EP 1093098 B1 20030416; CN 1216438 C 20050824; CN 1292583 A 20010425; DE 69906973 D1 20030522; DE 69906973 T2 20040226; HK 1036363 A1 20060616; JP 2001185927 A 20010706; JP 4598939 B2 20101215; US 6373439 B1 20020416

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