Earpiece positioning and retaining

  • US 9,036,852 B2
  • Filed: 12/09/2014
  • Issued: 05/19/2015
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/16/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An ear interface for an in-ear headphone, the ear interface comprising:

  • a body portion that fits beneath the tragus and anti-tragus and occupies substantially the entire concha of a user'"'"'s ear when worn by the user,a compliant outlet extending into at least the entrance of the user'"'"'s ear canal when worn by the user, anda compliant retaining member extending from the body portion and terminating at an extremity,wherein the retaining member applies pressure to the antihelix of the user'"'"'s ear along substantially the entire length of an outer edge of the retaining member when the ear interface is fit into the user'"'"'s ear, andthe extremity of the retaining member seats at the end of the anti-helix under the base of the helix of the user'"'"'s ear.

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