Global Patent Index - EP 0917703 B1

EP 0917703 B1 2000-04-26 - OPTICAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Title (en)

OPTICAL DISPLAY DEVICE

Title (de)

OPTISCHE ANZEIGEVORRICHTUNG

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF D'AFFICHAGE OPTIQUE

Publication

EP 0917703 B1 (DE)

Application

EP 97937552 A

Priority

  • DE 19631827 A
  • EP 9704264 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: US6150949A] PCT No. PCT/EP97/04264 Sec. 371 Date Feb. 8, 1999 Sec. 102(e) Date Feb. 8, 1999 PCT Filed Aug. 5, 1997 PCT Pub. No. WO98/06086 PCT Pub. Date Feb. 12, 1998An optical display device for the representation of signs, especially road signs, in a display frame attached to a support device. The display frame is comprised of strip-shape display segments located at a distance from each other. In order to obtain a small-sized display device perpendicular to the direction in which an observer moves, the support device is aligned in a substantially parallel position to the given direction in which the observer moves, and the display frame is designed to include several display segments, located at a distance from each other, placed behind each other in the direction of movement and corresponding to the chronological order in which the sign is to be represented. The display segments are substantially parallel to the surface normals of the support device for the display frame or inclined at an angle of less than 45 DEG to the surface normals and assigned opposite the sightline of the observer.

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

G09F 9/30

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G09F 9/33 (2006.01); G09F 13/20 (2006.01); G09F 19/22 (2006.01); G09F 13/04 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G09F 9/33 (2013.01); G09F 2013/0472 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB IT LI NL

EPO simple patent family

US 6150949 A 20001121; AT 192256 T 20000515; BR 9711623 A 19990824; CN 1212067 A 19990324; DE 19631827 A1 19980212; DE 19631827 C2 20020124; EP 0917703 A1 19990526; EP 0917703 B1 20000426; IL 126954 D0 19990922; JP 2000503782 A 20000328; WO 9806086 A1 19980212

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