Global patent index - EP 1008977 A2

EP 1008977 A2 2000-06-14 - A display panel

Title (en)

A display panel

Title (de)

Anzeigetafel

Title (fr)

Panneau d'affichage

Publication

EP 1008977 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 99309833 A

Priority

GB 9826813 A

Abstract (en)

A hand held input device, for example for a motor controller, is disclosed which includes an illuminated display panel (1) having a panel portion (3) adapted to be viewed by a user, a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel (5) which is viewable through an opening in the panel portion (3) and a window (7) of transparent material adapted to cover the LCD panel (5) and opening. A number of light emitting diodes (6) are located behind the window which incorporates at least one lens (8) which directs light from the light emitting diode through the window (7) so as to be viewed by the user. <IMAGE>

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

G09F 9/35; G09F 9/33

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G09F 9/33 (2006.01); G09F 9/35 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G09F 9/35 (2013.01); G09F 9/33 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB

EPO simple patent family

EP 1008977 A2 20000614; EP 1008977 A3 20001206; GB 2344681 A 20000614; GB 9826813 D0 19990127

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