Global Patent Index - EP 0778972 B1

EP 0778972 B1 2000-05-17 - DEVICE TO BRING ABOUT A DISPLAY OR THE LIKE

Title (en)

DEVICE TO BRING ABOUT A DISPLAY OR THE LIKE

Title (de)

ANZEIGEVORRICHTUNG ODER ÄHNLICHES

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF PRODUISANT UN AFFICHAGE OU ANALOGUE

Publication

EP 0778972 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 95930780 A

Priority

  • SE 9500985 W
  • SE 9402911 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9607171A1] The invention relates to a device for providing a display or the like, which device is composed of a number of picture segments (2, 3) which are activated, e.g. made visible, or non-activated, e.g. made non-visible. The picture segments (2, 3) are, according to the invention, arranged to form a number of equal picture segment units (1) positioned side by side and comprising each a square with an inscribed geometrical figure (2), which by straight or arcuate parts define four identical corner segments (3) of the square, which picture segments are composed of the geometrical figure (2) and the four corner segments (3).

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

G09F 9/30; B41J 2/335; B41J 2/345; G09F 9/35

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B41J 2/445 (2006.01); G02F 1/1343 (2006.01); G09F 9/30 (2006.01); G09F 9/302 (2006.01); G09F 9/35 (2006.01); G09F 13/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G09F 9/35 (2013.01); G09F 9/302 (2013.01); G09F 2013/0472 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE ES FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

WO 9607171 A1 19960307; DE 69509908 D1 19990701; DE 69509908 T2 20001207; EP 0778972 A1 19970618; EP 0778972 B1 20000517; ES 2147614 T3 20000916; JP 3651899 B2 20050525; JP H10504915 A 19980512; SE 503357 C2 19960528; SE 9402911 D0 19940901; SE 9402911 L 19960302

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