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1. WO2010054090 - APPARATUS AND METHOD OF ANCHORING AN EAR PIECE

Publication Number WO/2010/054090
Publication Date 14.05.2010
International Application No. PCT/US2009/063411
International Filing Date 05.11.2009
IPC
A61B 7/04 2006.01
AHUMAN NECESSITIES
61MEDICAL OR VETERINARY SCIENCE; HYGIENE
BDIAGNOSIS; SURGERY; IDENTIFICATION
7Instruments for auscultation
02Stethoscopes
04Electric stethoscopes
CPC
H04R 1/1016
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
RLOUDSPEAKERS, MICROPHONES, GRAMOPHONE PICK-UPS OR LIKE ACOUSTIC ELECTROMECHANICAL TRANSDUCERS; DEAF-AID SETS; PUBLIC ADDRESS SYSTEMS
1Details of transducers, ; loudspeakers or microphones
10Earpieces; Attachments therefor ; ; Earphones; Monophonic headphones
1016Earpieces of the intra-aural type
H04R 1/105
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
RLOUDSPEAKERS, MICROPHONES, GRAMOPHONE PICK-UPS OR LIKE ACOUSTIC ELECTROMECHANICAL TRANSDUCERS; DEAF-AID SETS; PUBLIC ADDRESS SYSTEMS
1Details of transducers, ; loudspeakers or microphones
10Earpieces; Attachments therefor ; ; Earphones; Monophonic headphones
105Earpiece supports, e.g. ear hooks
H04R 2460/17
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
RLOUDSPEAKERS, MICROPHONES, GRAMOPHONE PICK-UPS OR LIKE ACOUSTIC ELECTROMECHANICAL TRANSDUCERS; DEAF-AID SETS; PUBLIC ADDRESS SYSTEMS
2460Details of hearing devices, i.e. of ear- or headphones covered by H04R1/10 or H04R5/033 but not provided for in any of their subgroups, or of hearing aids covered by H04R25/00 but not provided for in any of its subgroups
17Hearing device specific tools used for storing or handling hearing devices or parts thereof, e.g. placement in the ear, replacement of cerumen barriers, repair, cleaning hearing devices
Applicants
  • MCKEON PRODUCTS, INC. [US]/[US] (AllExceptUS)
  • BENNER, Devin [US]/[US] (UsOnly)
Inventors
  • BENNER, Devin
Agents
  • BUNTING, Beverly, M.
Priority Data
61/111,44705.11.2008US
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) APPARATUS AND METHOD OF ANCHORING AN EAR PIECE
(FR) APPAREIL ET PROCÉDÉ D'ANCRAGE D'UNE OREILLETTE
Abstract
(EN)
An apparatus and method of anchoring an earpiece is provided. The apparatus includes a flexible member of moldable expandable, semi -adhesive material. The flexible member has a predetermined shape. The method of anchoring an earpiece includes the steps of placing an earpiece in the ear. The method also includes the steps of shaping the flexible member into a ball and placed the shaped flexible member into the concha portion of the ear, such that the shaped flexible member is disposed the earpiece and the antihelix and the earpiece anchor expands to retain the earpiece in the ear.
(FR)
La présente invention concerne un appareil et un procédé d'ancrage d'une oreillette. Ledit appareil inclut un élément flexible de matériau semi-adhésif expansible pouvant être moulé. Ledit élément flexible possède une forme prédéterminée. Le procédé d'ancrage de l'oreillette inclut l'étape consistant à placer une oreillette dans l'oreille. Ce procédé inclut également l'étape consistant à modeler l'élément flexible en une boule et à placer ledit élément flexible modelé dans une partie de conque de l'oreille, de telle sorte que l'élément flexible modelé soit disposé dans l'oreillette et l'anthélix, et que l'ancre d'oreillette s'étende pour retenir l'oreillette dans l'oreille.
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