US 9,810,911 B2
Adjustable strap system for head-mounted displays
Robin Michael Miller, Redmond, WA (US); Jared I. Drinkwater, Auburn, WA (US); Lesley Ribble Magrath, Seattle, WA (US); Peter Wesley Bristol, Seattle, WA (US); and Joseph Patrick Sullivan, Issaquah, WA (US)
Assigned to OCULUS VR, LLC, Menlo Park, CA (US)
Filed by OCULUS VR, LLC, Menlo Park, CA (US)
Filed on Aug. 25, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/835,390.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/180,008, filed on Jun. 15, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2016/0363772 A1, Dec. 15, 2016
Int. Cl. G02B 27/00 (2006.01); G02B 27/01 (2006.01); F16M 13/00 (2006.01)
CPC G02B 27/0176 (2013.01) [F16M 13/00 (2013.01)] 17 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A strap system for a head-mounted display system, the strap system comprising:
a rigid bar including a lateral slot and a vertical slot, the lateral slot opening at a first end of the rigid bar and extending within the rigid bar in a lateral dimension, the vertical slot situated on an outer surface of the rigid bar;
a semi-rigid segment;
a rigid segment including a first end to fixedly couple to the semi-rigid segment and a second end opposite to the first end, the second end of the rigid segment inserted into the lateral slot from the first end of the rigid bar;
one or more compression springs coupled to the rigid segment;
a shuttle to press against the one or more compression springs so as to slide along the lateral dimension; and
an adjustment strap fixedly coupled to the shuttle and extending beyond the second end of the rigid segment and through the vertical slot on the rigid bar, the adjustment strap including a first coupling structure to adjustably couple to the outer surface of the rigid bar.