US 10,889,220 B2
Vehicle seat including a head restraint incorporating deployable pillow
Jeff E. Nasca, Bloomfield Township, MI (US); Paul W. Alexander, Ypsilanti, MI (US); and Eric M. Clough, Beverly Hills, MI (US)
Assigned to GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC, Detroit, MI (US)
Filed by GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC, Detroit, MI (US)
Filed on Jan. 14, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/246,625.
Prior Publication US 2020/0223340 A1, Jul. 16, 2020
Int. Cl. A47C 1/10 (2006.01); B60N 2/879 (2018.01); B60N 2/868 (2018.01); B60N 2/885 (2018.01); B60N 2/90 (2018.01); B60N 2/80 (2018.01)
CPC B60N 2/879 (2018.02) [B60N 2/868 (2018.02); B60N 2/885 (2018.02); B60N 2/914 (2018.02); B60N 2002/899 (2018.02)] 9 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A vehicle seat including a head restraint, comprising:
a head restraint support connected to a vehicle seat back; and
a head restraint supported by the head restraint support, wherein the head restraint is configurable in a stowed configuration and in a deployed configuration, wherein a size of the head restraint in the deployed configuration is larger than the size of the head restraint in the stowed configuration, wherein the head restraint comprises a deployable pillow that is stowed within the head restraint in the stowed configuration and wherein the deployable pillow is inflatably deployable to increase the size of the head restraint to the deployed configuration, and wherein a front face of the head restraint comprises laterally sliding sections each slidably connected to a rear section of the head restraint by a sliding track.