|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||248/288.31; 248/205.5; 403/133; 403/135|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 5 인용 특허 : 29|
A mounting assembly for portable electronic devices includes a mount (12) with a mounting ball (16) that mates with a socket assembly (22) formed in a housing (18) of an electronic device (20). The socket assembly includes an orifice (32) formed in the back of the housing, a seat (34) positioned in the orifice for matingly receiving the ball, and a spring element (36) partially surrounding the seat. The seat includes a concave center portion (38) and a plurality of flexible, interconnected arms (40,42,44) extending from the concave center portion. The sp...
Having thus described the preferred embodiment of the invention, what is claimed as new and desired to be protected by Letters Patent includes the following: 1. An electronic device comprising: a mount presenting a base to be secured to a surface of a vehicle, an arm extending from the base, and a mounting ball on an end of the arm, distal to the base, wherein the arm is curved such that the ball is offset; a housing for encasing the electronic device; and a socket assembly for receiving and frictionally engaging the ball to moveably attach the housing...