Hearing device and method for a wireless receiving and/or sending of data

  • US 8,300,863 B2
  • Filed: 12/23/2008
  • Issued: 10/30/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/27/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A hearing device, comprising:

  • a first portion configured to be arranged at a user and to provide a signal to a second portion;

    the second portion configured to be arranged in an ear canal of said user and to provide acoustic output to said user, the second portion including an output transducer for converting said signal into said acoustic output;

    a coupling element coupling said first portion and said second portion and transmitting said signal to said output transducer, the coupling element including an electrically conducting element;

    an antenna; and

    a wireless interface for receiving and/or sending data through said antenna,wherein said electrically conducting element is operatively coupled to said wireless interface and functions as at least a part of said antenna by wirelessly receiving or transmitting RF signals.

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