Mobile telephone capable of automatically switching antenna according to user's hand position

  • US 20120071203A1
  • Filed: 09/20/2010
  • Published: 03/22/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/20/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A mobile communication device, comprising:

  • a first antenna configured to transmit and receive RF signals;

    a first sensor adjacent to the first antenna;

    a second antenna configured to transmit and receive RF signals;

    a second sensor adjacent to the second antenna;

    a sensing circuit in communication with the first sensor and the second sensor, the sensing circuit being configured to determine the position of a user'"'"'s hand relative to the first antenna or the second antenna in response to signals received from the first sensor and the second sensor; and

    an antenna switching circuit configured to select the first antenna or the second antenna to transmit and receive RF signals to enable wireless communications in response to the position of the user'"'"' hand relative to the first antenna and the second antenna as determined by the sensing circuit.

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