Title:
Portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
A portable receiving structure for receiving an electronic device includes a soft unit, a hard unit and a retaining unit. The soft unit has a receiving pad body for receiving the electronic device. The receiving pad body is composed of a first pad body, a second pad body and a third pad body connected between the first and the second pad body. The first pad body has at least three concave recesses. The retaining unit has at least three retaining straps connected with three lateral sides of the second pad body. Each retaining strap has a retaining element disposed on its end side for retaining the electronic device in the receiving pad body. The hard unit has at least three retaining holes corresponding to the at least three concave recesses and at least three retaining bodies disposed on its outer surface and corresponding to the at least three retaining holes.



Inventors:
Ai, Hsu-fan (Chung-Ho City, TW)
Application Number:
12/219641
Publication Date:
09/24/2009
Filing Date:
07/25/2008
Primary Class:
International Classes:
B65D85/00
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Primary Examiner:
BUI, LUAN KIM
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
ROSENBERG, KLEIN & LEE (3458 ELLICOTT CENTER DRIVE-SUITE 101, ELLICOTT CITY, MD, 21043, US)
Claims:
What is claimed is:

1. A portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device, comprising: a soft unit having a receiving pad body for receiving the at least one electronic device; a hard unit disposed on an outer surface of the receiving pad body; and a retaining unit selectively connected with the receiving pad body and/or the hard unit in order to retain the at least one electronic device in the receiving pad body.

2. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 1, wherein the receiving pad body is composed of a first pad body, a second pad body and a third pad body connected between one side of the first pad body and one side of the second pad body; the first pad body and the second pad body are close to each other and are respectively connected with two opposite sides of the third pad body; the length of the third pad body is smaller than the lengths of the first pad body and the second pad body in order to form the receiving pad body as U-shaped.

3. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 2, wherein the hard unit is disposed on outer surfaces of the first pad body and the third pad body, the first pad body has at least three concave recesses, the hard unit has at least three retaining holes corresponding to the at least three concave recesses and at least three retaining bodies disposed on its outer surface and corresponding to the at least three retaining holes.

4. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 3, wherein the retaining unit has at least three retaining straps connected with the second pad body, each retaining strap has a retaining element disposed on its end side, and each retaining strap passes through the corresponding concave recess and the corresponding retaining hole in order to fix each retaining element on the corresponding retaining body.

5. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 4, wherein the retaining bodies are buckling bodies, and the retaining elements are buckling elements mated with the buckling bodies.

6. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 2, wherein the hard unit is disposed on an outer surface of the first pad body, and the hard unit has at least three retaining bodies disposed on its outer surface.

7. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 6, wherein the retaining unit has at least three retaining straps connected with the second pad body, each retaining strap has a retaining element disposed on its end side, and the at least three retaining elements are respectively fixed on the at least three retaining bodies.

8. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 7, wherein the retaining bodies are adhesive bodies, and the retaining elements are adhesive elements mated with the adhesive bodies.

9. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 2, wherein the hard unit is composed of an L-shaped board body and a plane-shaped board body, the L-shaped board body is disposed on outer surfaces of the first pad body and the third pad body, the plane-shaped board body is disposed on an outer surface of the second pad body, the first pad body has at least two concave recesses formed on its two opposite sides, the hard unit has at least two retaining holes corresponding to the at least two concave recesses and the at least two retaining bodies disposed on its outer surface and corresponding to the at least two retaining holes.

10. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 9, wherein the retaining unit has at least two retaining straps connected with the plane-shaped board body, each retaining strap has a retaining element disposed on its end side, and each retaining strap passes through the corresponding concave recess and the corresponding retaining hole in order to fix each retaining element on the corresponding retaining body.

11. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 10, wherein the retaining bodies are buttons, and the retaining elements are buttonholes mated with the buttons.

12. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 10, further comprising: two handles respectively connected with an end side of the L-shaped board body and an end side of the plane-shaped board body, wherein the two handles are joined together by buckling.

13. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 2, wherein the hard unit is composed of a plane-shaped board body and an L-shaped board body, the plane-shaped board body is disposed on an outer surface of the first pad body, and the L-shaped board body is disposed on outer surfaces of the second pad body and the third pad body; the retaining unit has two zippers respectively disposed around one partial periphery of the first pad body and one partial periphery of the second pad body and two zipper heads disposed between the two zippers in order to selectively separate or assemble the two zippers.

14. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 13, further comprising: two handles respectively connected with an end side of the plane-shaped board body and an end side of the L-shaped board body, wherein the two handles are joined together by buckling.

15. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 2, wherein the hard unit is composed of two plane-shaped board bodies, the two plane-shaped board bodies are respectively disposed on an outer surface of the first pad body and an outer surface of the second pad body, and the retaining unit has at least two elastic straps respectively disposed on outer lateral sides of the first pad body and the second pad body and disposed between the first pad body and the second pad body.

16. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 15, further comprising: two handles respectively connected with an end side of the first pad body and an end side of the second pad body, wherein the two handles are joined together by adhering.

17. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 1, wherein the hard unit is a metal or nonmetal.

18. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 2, wherein the hard unit is an L-shaped board body disposed on outer surfaces of the first pad body and the third pad body, and the L-shaped board body has a plane portion and a support portion extended downwardly from one side of the plane portion.

19. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 2, wherein the hard unit is a J-shaped board body disposed on outer surfaces of the first pad body and the third pad body and on one partial outer surface of the second pad body, and the J-shaped board body has a plane portion, a support portion extended downwardly from one side of the plane portion and an extending portion extended forwardly from the support portion.

20. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 2, wherein the hard unit is a plane-shaped board body disposed on an outer surface of the first pad body.

21. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 2, wherein the hard unit has an L-shaped board body disposed on outer surfaces of the first pad body and the third pad body and a plane-shaped board body disposed on an outer surface of the second pad body.

22. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 2, wherein the hard unit has a plane-shaped board body disposed on an outer surface of the first pad body and an L-shaped board body disposed on outer surfaces of the second pad body and the third pad body.

23. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 2, further comprising: two handles far away the third pad body in order to respectively connect with two end sides of the hard unit, wherein the two handles are joined together by buckling or adhering.

24. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 2, further comprising: two handles far away the third pad body in order to respectively connect with an end side of the first pad body and an end side of the second pad body, wherein the two handles are joined together by buckling or adhering.

25. The portable receiving structure as claimed in claim 1, wherein the retaining unit has a plurality of retaining straps movably mated with the hard unit.

Description:

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION

1. Field of the Invention

The present invention relates to a portable receiving structure, and particularly relates to a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device.

2. Description of the Related Art

As the computer industry develops, more and more people use computers. Using notebook computers, users can conveniently store data and use it for business or teaching purposes when abroad. The design of notebooks tends to be light and thin in order to make it convenient for the user to carry the notebook. However, when the operation speed of the computer is high, the operation property of the computer is reduced due to the high heat generated by the computer. Furthermore, because the size of the notebook is restricted, an assistant heat-dissipating pad has been invented in order to help dissipate the heat generated by the notebook.

FIG. 1 shows a usage, schematic view of a heat-dissipating pad of the prior art. The heat-dissipating pad P of the prior art only can be used to dissipate the heat generated by the notebook N. Hence, the heat-dissipating pad P of the prior art has a single heat-dissipating function only. Moreover, it is inconvenient for the user to carry or store the heat-dissipating pad P of the prior art.

SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION

One particular aspect of the present invention is to provide a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device. An electronic device such as notebook can be firmly received in a receiving pad body by using a retaining unit.

Another particular aspect of the present invention is to provide a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device. Not only it is convenient and comfortable for the user to use the electronic device due to an inclined design (the support of a hard unit or a receiving pad body makes the wrist of the user comfortable), but also the heat-dissipating effect of the electronic device is increased due to the inclined design.

A further particular aspect of the present invention is to provide a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device. The present invention provides a hard unit that can prevent the heat generated from the electronic device from being transmitted to the two legs of the user in order to comfortably use the electronic device on the two legs of the user.

A further particular aspect of the present invention is to provide a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device. The present invention is portable by matching a receiving pad body and a hard unit.

A further particular aspect of the present invention is to provide a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device. The present invention provides a retaining unit that has a plurality of retaining straps movably mated with a hard unit in order to receive an electronic device of any size in a receiving pad body. In other words, when the receiving pad body needs to receive the electronic device with any size, the user can adjust the retaining straps to achieve the object.

In order to achieve the above-mentioned aspects, the present invention provides a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device, including: a soft unit, a hard unit and a retaining unit. The soft unit has a receiving pad body for receiving the at least one electronic device. The hard unit is disposed on an outer surface of the receiving pad body. The retaining unit is selectively connected with the receiving pad body and/or the hard unit in order to retain the at least one electronic device in the receiving pad body.

Hence, the portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device of the present invention has following advantages: firmly receiving the electronic device, increasing the heat-dissipating efficiency, increasing the comfort feeling of the user when using the electronic device on two legs, carrying the electronic device easily.

It is to be understood that both the foregoing general description and the following detailed description are exemplary, and are intended to provide further explanation of the invention as claimed. Other advantages and features of the invention will be apparent from the following description, drawings and claims.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

The various objects and advantages of the present invention will be more readily understood from the following detailed description when read in conjunction with the appended drawings, in which:

FIG. 1 is a usage, schematic view of a heat-dissipating pad of the prior art;

FIG. 2A is an exploded, schematic view of a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device according to the first embodiment of the present invention;

FIG. 2B is an assembled, schematic view of a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device according to the first embodiment of the present invention;

FIG. 2C is a first usage, schematic view of a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device according to the first embodiment of the present invention;

FIG. 2D is a second usage, schematic view of a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device according to the first embodiment of the present invention;

FIG. 2E is a perspective, schematic view of another hard unit according to the first embodiment of the present invention;

FIG. 3A is an exploded, schematic view of a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device according to the second embodiment of the present invention;

FIG. 3B is an assembled, schematic view of a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device according to the second embodiment of the present invention;

FIG. 3C is a first usage, schematic view of a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device according to the second embodiment of the present invention;

FIG. 3D is a second usage, schematic view of a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device according to the second embodiment of the present invention;

FIG. 4A is an exploded, schematic view of a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device according to the third embodiment of the present invention;

FIG. 4B is an assembled, schematic view of a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device according to the third embodiment of the present invention;

FIG. 5A is an exploded, schematic view of a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device according to the fourth embodiment of the present invention;

FIG. 5B is an assembled, schematic view of a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device according to the fourth embodiment of the present invention;

FIG. 6A is an exploded, schematic view of a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device according to the fifth embodiment of the present invention; and

FIG. 6B is an assembled, schematic view of a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device according to the fifth embodiment of the present invention.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS

Referring to FIG. 2A, the first embodiment of the present invention provides a portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device N, including: a soft unit, a retaining unit 2a and a hard unit 3a.

The soft unit has a receiving pad body la for receiving the electronic device N such as notebook. The receiving pad body 1a is composed of a first pad body 1a, a second pad body 12a and a third pad body 13a connected between one side of the first pad body 1a and one side of the second pad body 12a. The first pad body la and the second pad body 12a are close to each other and are respectively connected with two opposite sides of the third pad body 13a. The length of the third pad body 13a is smaller than the lengths of the first pad body 11a and the second pad body 12a in order to form the receiving pad body 1a as U-shaped. The first pad body 11a has at least three concave recesses 110a.

Moreover, the retaining unit 2a is connected with the receiving pad body 1a in order to retain the electronic device N in the receiving pad body 1a. In the first embodiment, the retaining unit 2a has at least three retaining straps 20a connected with three lateral sides of the second pad body 12a. Each retaining strap 20a has a retaining element 201a disposed on its end side, and the retaining elements 201a can be buckling elements.

Furthermore, the hard unit 3a can be a metal or nonmetal such as wood, plastics or rubber etc. The hard unit 3a is an L-shaped board body disposed on outer surfaces of the first pad body 11a and the third pad body 13a. The L-shaped board body has a plane portion 30a and a support portion 31a extended downwardly from one side of the plane portion 30a. In addition, the hard unit 3a has at least three retaining holes 300a corresponding to the at least three concave recesses 110a and at least three retaining bodies 301a disposed on its outer surface and corresponding to the at least three retaining holes 300a. The retaining bodies 301a are buckling bodies mated with buckling elements. In other words, the buckling elements (male) and the buckling bodies (female) are joined together by buckling. Moreover, if the first embodiment further includes many retaining holes 300a and retaining bodies 301a, the retaining straps 20a is movably mated with the hard unit 3a in order to receive the electronic device N with any size in the receiving pad body 1a. In other words, when the receiving pad body 1a needs to receive the electronic device N with any size, the user can adjust the retaining straps 20a to achieve the object.

Hence, referring to FIGS. 2A and 2B, each retaining strap 20a passes through the corresponding concave recess 110a and the corresponding retaining hole 300a in order to fix each retaining element 201a on the corresponding retaining body 301a. Therefore, the electronic device N can be firmly fixed in the receiving pad body 1a by matching the retaining elements 201a and the retaining bodies 301a.

Referring to FIG. 2C, when the user wants to use the electronic device N on a table, the electronic device N can be placed on the plane portion 30a of the hard unit 3a. Not only it is convenient and comfortable for the user to use the electronic device N due to the support of the support portion 31a (L-shaped board body) of the hard unit 3a (the support portion 31a makes the wrist of the user comfortable), but also the heat-dissipating effect of the electronic device N is increased due to the L-shaped design of the hard unit 3a. In addition, the three retaining elements 201a can be pressed under the bottom side of the hard unit 3a in order to lift one side of the electronic device N close to the user according to different usage habits.

Referring to FIG. 2D, when the user wants to use the electronic device N on his/her two legs, the electronic device N can be placed on the plane portion 30a of the hard unit 3a. Not only it is convenient and comfortable for the user to use the electronic device N due to the support of the support portion 31a (L-shaped board body) of the hard unit 3a (the support portion 31a makes the wrist of the user comfortable), but also the heat-dissipating effect of the electronic device N is increased due to the L-shaped design of the hard unit 3a. In addition, the hard unit 3a can prevent the heat generated from the electronic device N from being transmitted to the two legs of the user in order to comfortably use the electronic device N on the two legs of the user.

Referring to FIG. 2E, another hard unit 3a′ is a J-shaped board body. The J-shaped board body has a plane portion 30a, a support portion 31a extended downwardly from one side of the plane portion 30a and an extending portion 32a extended forwardly from the support portion 30a. The hard unit 3a′ is disposed on outer surfaces of the first pad body 11a and the third pad body 13a and on one partial outer surface of the second pad body 12a.

Referring to FIGS. 3A and 3B, the difference between the second embodiment and the first embodiment is that: in the second embodiment, a retaining unit 2b has at least three retaining straps 20b connected with a second pad body 12b of a receiving pad body 1b. Each retaining strap 20b has a retaining element 201b disposed on its end side. A hard unit 3b is a plane-shaped board body disposed on an outer surface of a first pad body 11b. The hard unit 3b has a plane portion 30b. The hard unit 3b has at least three retaining bodies 301b disposed on its outer surface and corresponding to the at least three retaining elements 201b. Hence, the retaining elements 201b are directly and respectively fixed on the retaining bodies 301b in order to retain electronic device N in the receiving pad body 1b. The retaining bodies 301b are adhesive bodies, and the retaining elements 201b are adhesive elements mated with the adhesive bodies. In other words, the adhesive elements (male) and the adhesive bodies (female) are joined together by adhering (such as using Velcro). Moreover, the retaining straps 20b is movably mated with the hard unit 3b by using Velcro in order to receive the electronic device N with any size in the receiving pad body 1b. In other words, when the receiving pad body 1b needs to receive the electronic device N with any size, the user can adjust the retaining straps 20b to achieve the object.

Referring to FIG. 3C, when the user wants to use the electronic device N on a table, the second pad body 12b can be rolled to one side of a third pad body 13b and the electronic device N is placed on the plane portion 30b of the hard unit 3b. Not only it is convenient and comfortable for the user to use the electronic device N due to the support of the rolled second pad body 12b′ and the deformed third pad body 13b′ (the mate of the rolled second pad body 12b′ and the deformed third pad body 13b′ makes the wrist of the user comfortable), but also the heat-dissipating effect of the electronic device N is increased due to the support of the rolled second pad body 12b′ and the deformed third pad body 13b′. In addition, the three retaining elements 201b can be pressed under the bottom side of the hard unit 3b in order to lift one side of the electronic device N close to the user according to different usage habits.

Referring to FIG. 3D, when the user wants to use the electronic device N on his/her two legs, the second pad body 12b can be rolled to one side of the third pad body 13b and the electronic device N is placed on the plane portion 30b of the hard unit 3b. Not only it is convenient and comfortable for the user to use the electronic device N due to the support of the rolled second pad body 12b′ and the deformed third pad body 13b′ (the mate of the rolled second pad body 12b′ and the deformed third pad body 13b′ makes the wrist of the user comfortable), but also the heat-dissipating effect of the electronic device N is increased due to the support of the rolled second pad body 12b′ and the deformed third pad body 13b′. In addition, the hard unit 3b can prevent the heat generated from the electronic device N from being transmitted to the two legs of the user in order to comfortably use the electronic device N on the two legs of the user.

However, the method for rolling the second pad body 12b′ to one side of the third pad body 13b′ does not use to limit the present invention. Any methods for deforming the second pad body 12b in order to support the second pad body 12b (for example, folding the second pad body) are protected in the present invention.

Referring to FIGS. 4A and 4B, the difference between the third embodiment and the first and the second embodiment is that: in the third embodiment, a first pad body 11c of a receiving pad body 1c has at least two concave recesses 110c formed on its two opposite sides; A hard unit 3c is composed of an L-shaped board body Lc and a plane-shaped board body Pc, the L-shaped board body Lc is disposed on outer surfaces of the first pad body 11c and a third pad body 13c, and the plane-shaped board body Pc is disposed on an outer surface of a second pad body 12c. The L-shaped board body Lc has a plane portion 30c and a support portion 31c extended downwardly from one side of the plane portion 30c. In addition, the plane portion 30c of the L-shaped board body Lc has at least two retaining holes 300c corresponding to the at least two concave recesses 110c and the at least two retaining bodies 301c disposed on its outer surface and corresponding to the at least two retaining holes 300c.

Moreover, a retaining unit 2c has at least two retaining straps 20c corresponding to the at least two concave recesses 110c and connected with the plane-shaped board body Pc. Each retaining strap 20c has a retaining element 201c disposed on its end side, and each retaining strap 20c passes through the corresponding concave recess 110c and the corresponding retaining hole 300c in order to fix each retaining element 201c on the corresponding retaining body 301c. The retaining bodies 301c are buttons, and the retaining elements 201c are buttonholes mated with the buttons. In other words, the buttonholes (male) and the buttons (female) are joined together by buckling.

The third embodiment of the present invention further includes: two handles 4c far away the third pad body 13c in order to respectively connect with one end side of the L-shaped board body Lc and one end side of the plane-shaped board body Pc of the hard unit 3c. The two handles 4c are joined together by buckling or adhering. In the third embodiment, the two handles 4c are joined together by matching buttonholes (male) and the buttons (female).

Referring to FIGS. 5A and 5B, the difference between the fourth embodiment and the first, the second and the third embodiment is that: in the fourth embodiment, a retaining unit 2d has two zippers 20d respectively disposed around one partial periphery of a first pad body 11d of a receiving pad body 1d and one partial periphery of a second pad body 12d of the receiving pad body 1d and two zipper heads 21d (or only one zipper head 21d according to different requirements) disposed between the two zippers 20d in order to selectively separate or assemble the two zippers 20d. A hard unit 3d is composed of a plane-shaped board body Pd and an L-shaped board body Ld. The plane-shaped board body Pd is disposed on an outer surface of the first pad body 11d, and the L-shaped board body Ld is disposed on outer surfaces of the second pad body 12d and a third pad body 13d. In the fourth embodiment, the two handles 4d are joined together by matching buckling elements (male) and buckling bodies (female).

Referring to FIGS. 6A and 6B, the difference between the fifth embodiment and the first, the second, the third and the fourth embodiment is that: in the fifth embodiment, a retaining unit 2e has at least two elastic straps 20e respectively disposed on outer lateral sides of a first pad body 11e and a second pad body 12e of a receiving pad body 1e and disposed between the first pad body 11e and the second pad body 12e. A hard unit 3e is composed of two plane-shaped board bodies Pe that are respectively disposed on an outer surface of the first pad body 11e and an outer surface of the second pad body 12e. In addition, the fifth embodiment further includes: two handles 4e far away a third pad body 13e in order to respectively connect with an end side of the first pad body 11e and an end side of the second pad body 12e. The two handles 4e are joined together by buckling or adhering. In the fifth embodiment, the two handles 4e are joined together by matching adhesive elements (male) and adhesive bodies (female).

In conclusion, the portable receiving structure for receiving at least one electronic device of the present invention has following advantages:

1. The electronic device such as notebook can be firmly received in the receiving pad body by using the retaining unit.

2. Not only it is convenient and comfortable for the user to use the electronic device due to an inclined design (the support of the hard unit or the receiving pad body makes the wrist of the user comfortable), but also the heat-dissipating effect of the electronic device is increased due to the inclined design.

3. The hard unit can prevent the heat generated from the electronic device from being transmitted to the two legs of the user in order to comfortably use the electronic device on the two legs of the user.

4. The present invention is portable by matching the receiving pad body and the hard unit.

5. The retaining unit has a plurality of retaining straps movably mated with a hard unit in order to receive the electronic device with any size in a receiving pad body. In other words, when the receiving pad body needs to receive the electronic device with any size, the user can adjust the retaining straps to achieve the object.

Although the present invention has been described with reference to the preferred best molds thereof, it will be understood that the invention is not limited to the details thereof. Various substitutions and modifications have been suggested in the foregoing description, and others will occur to those of ordinary skill in the art. Therefore, all such substitutions and modifications are intended to be embraced within the scope of the invention as defined portioned in the appended claims.





 
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