Global Patent Index - EP 1010160 A1

EP 1010160 A1 2000-06-21 - ILLUMINATED DISPLAY MEANS

Title (en)

ILLUMINATED DISPLAY MEANS

Title (de)

LEUCHTANZEIGEVORRICHTUNGEN

Title (fr)

MOYENS D'AFFICHAGE ECLAIRES

Publication

EP 1010160 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98934069 A

Priority

  • SE 9801355 W
  • SE 9702643 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9903086A1] An illuminated display unit (10) comprising a light guide (20) in the form of a plate, one or more light sources (100) and also one or more recesses (80, 90) arranged along at least a first edge (110) of the light guide (20). The light guide (20) has a first side (60) which faces towards an observer and also a second side (30) which faces away from an observer. The light sources (100) are connected to the light guide (20) by the light sources (100) being mounted in the recess(es) (80, 90). The edges (121, 122, 123) of the light guide are coated with reflective material. The light guide (20) also comprises a matted surface (35) arranged on the second side (30) of the light guide. The display unit (10) has a reflective layer (40) arranged on the matted surface (35) of the second side (30) of the light guide. A transparent information carrier (70) may be arranged on the first side (60) of the light guide (20).

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

G09F 13/18

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F21V 8/00 (2006.01); G02B 6/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G02B 6/0021 (2013.01); G02B 6/006 (2013.01); G02B 6/0068 (2013.01); G02B 6/0091 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9903086A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI NL PT

EPO simple patent family

WO 9903086 A1 19990121; AU 8367298 A 19990208; EP 1010160 A1 20000621; SE 512755 C2 20000508; SE 9702643 D0 19970708; SE 9702643 L 19990109

INPADOC legal status


2005-08-03 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20050201

2000-06-21 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20000131

2000-06-21 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI NL PT