(19)
(11)EP 3 534 206 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
11.12.2019 Bulletin 2019/50

(43)Date of publication A2:
04.09.2019 Bulletin 2019/36

(21)Application number: 19168786.2

(22)Date of filing:  26.07.2016
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
G02F 1/133(2006.01)
H04R 7/04(2006.01)
G02F 1/1333(2006.01)
H04R 9/04(2006.01)
H04R 1/02(2006.01)
H04R 9/02(2006.01)
H04R 5/02(2006.01)
H04R 9/06(2006.01)
(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

(30)Priority: 28.03.2016 KR 20160037118

(62)Application number of the earlier application in accordance with Art. 76 EPC:
16181185.6 / 3226069

(71)Applicant: LG Display Co., Ltd.
Seoul 150-721 (KR)

(72)Inventors:
  • CHOI, Yeong Rak
    03727 Seoul (KR)
  • OH, Chang Ho
    137-804 Seoul (KR)
  • PARK, Kwan Ho
    413-902 Gyeonggi-do (KR)
  • LEE, Sungtae
    21341 Incheon (KR)

(74)Representative: Harden, Henry Simon et al
Kilburn & Strode LLP Lacon London 84 Theobalds Road
London WC1X 8NL
London WC1X 8NL (GB)

  


(54)PANEL VIBRATION TYPE SOUND GENERATING DISPLAY DEVICE


(57) The present disclosure relates to a display device for generating sound by directly vibrating a display panel thereof, which includes a display panel connected to a surface of the display panel and configured to display an image; and a sound generating actuator, which is fixed to a support structure of the display panel and attached to the display panel to directly vibrate the display panel. In the display device, the progressing direction of the sound coincides with the image output direction in the display device. Therefore, the display device or the set apparatus can improve the sound localization or sound output characteristics, does not require a separate speaker, can achieve easy designing of the mechanism of the set apparatus, and has a reduced thickness thereof.





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