Global Patent Index - EP 0741378 B1

EP 0741378 B1 2000-08-02 - A device for displaying illustrations, texts or the like

Title (en)

A device for displaying illustrations, texts or the like

Title (de)

Vorrichtung zur Anzeige von Abbildungen, Texten und dergleichen

Title (fr)

Dispositif pour afficher des illustrations, des textes et autres

Publication

EP 0741378 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 96201009 A

Priority

NL 1000263 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0741378A1] The invention relates to a device for displaying illustrations, texts or the like provided with a frame and with a plurality of display means which are rotatable about parallel axes of rotation, said display means comprising a few surfaces extending at least substantially parallel to said axes of rotation and including an angle with each other, which surfaces are provided with parts of the illustrations, texts or the like to be formed. Wheel-shaped driving means for rotating the display means are disposed near ends of the display means. The wheel-shaped means co-operate with pins secured to the ends of said display means, which extend parallel to the axis of rotation of the respective display means and which are disposed in regularly spaced-apart relationship on a circle extending concentrically about the axis of rotation of the display means. The wheel-shaped means is provided with a projecting nose, on either side of which passages for the pins are formed in the wheel-shaped means, all this in such a manner that when the wheel-shaped means is rotated, a pin is engaged by the nose so as to effect a rotation of the respective display means. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

G09F 11/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G09F 11/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G09F 11/025 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE ES FI FR GB IT LI LU NL SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 0741378 A1 19961106; EP 0741378 B1 20000802; AT 195194 T 20000815; DE 69609556 D1 20000907; DE 69609556 T2 20010419; NL 1000263 C2 19961104

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