US Patent Application No: 2012/0206,320

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DISPLAY APPARATUS

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Abstract

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The present invention relates to a display apparatus comprising front display unit (10), and rear display unit (50) arranged behind the front display unit (10). The front display unit (10) comprise: a display panel (20); a front backlight (30) arranged behind the display panel (20) and including a first light guide plate (36) having a projection window (16) through which an image on the rear display unit (50) is visible, a first light source (38) arranged along the circumference of the first light guide plate (36), and a reflection sheet (39) arranged at the rear surface of the first light guide plate (36) to reflect light and having an image hole (18) formed at the region thereof that corresponds to the projection window (16); and a rear backlight (40) arranged behind the front backlight (30) and including a second light guide plate (42) and second light sources (44), wherein the second light guide plate (42) corresponds to the projection window (16) and is bent into a V-shape, and has a first light guide surface (42a) inclined upwardly as it extends toward the rear thereof, and a second light guide surface (42b) inclined downwardly as it extends from an end of the first light guide surface (42a) toward the rear thereof, and wherein the second light sources (44) are arranged at an upper end and a lower end of the second light guide plate (42), respectively, to illuminate the first light guide surface (42a) and the second light guide surface (42b), respectively. The rear display unit and the front display unit cooperate with one another to display a combined image. The entire screen of the front display unit is capable of displaying a clear image without any disconnection of the image.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
KORTEK CORPORATIONYEONSU-GU INCHEON, KR3

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Kim, Chan Hwan - 4 3
Lee, Gun Ho Bucheon, KR 11 8
Lee, Kyoung Chan - 8 3

Cited Art Landscape

Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
UNIVERSAL ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION (2)
* 7,695,364 Gaming machine 18 2003
* 8,353,766 Gaming machine 2 2003
 
KORTEK CORPORATION (1)
* 2012/0206,321 DISPLAY APPARATUS 2 2010
 
PANASONIC LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY CO., LTD. (1)
* 2004/0223,093 Display device and game machine 2 2004
 
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (1)
* 7,034,799 Backlighting device for dual liquid crystal display and folder-type mobile phone therewith 9 2002
 
WISTRON CORPORATION (1)
* 2012/0243,207 Display for electronic device 1 2011
* Cited By Examiner

Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
KORTEK CORPORATION (2)
* 8,847,849 Display apparatus 0 2010
* 2012/0206,321 DISPLAY APPARATUS 2 2010
* Cited By Examiner