Global Patent Index - EP 1031227 A1

EP 1031227 A1 2000-08-30 - MOBILE HANDHELD TELEPHONE

Title (en)

MOBILE HANDHELD TELEPHONE

Title (de)

TRAGBARES MOBILTELEFON

Title (fr)

TELEPHONE PORTABLE MOBILE

Publication

EP 1031227 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 97912364 A

Priority

GB 9703148 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9926389A1] A mobile electronic appliance such as a mobile handheld telephone comprising a display device (10) such as a liquid crystal display (LCD) for displaying alphanumerical or graphical information for a user of the mobile electronic appliance, the display device being provided with at least one illumination device (14a ... 20a), and a control circuit (24, 26) for providing drive signals for the display device and the at least one illumination device, is improved in that the display device being divided into a plurality of display areas (14 ... 20), at least one of the display areas being provided with an illumination device illuminating the display area in response to a drive signal from the control circuit. Thus, a reduced power consumption is achieved and the userfriendliness of the appliance is improved.

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

H04M 1/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H04M 1/725 (2006.01); H04M 1/73 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04W 52/027 (2013.01); H04M 1/72519 (2013.01); H04M 1/22 (2013.01); Y02B 60/50 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9926389A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE DK FI FR GB IT NL SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9926389 A1 19990527; EP 1031227 A1 20000830

INPADOC legal status


2004-12-08 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20040602

2000-08-30 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20000511

2000-08-30 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): DE DK FI FR GB IT NL SE