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1. US20050179616 - Lighting apparatus, communication method, display unit, communication circuit and terminal adaptor

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United States of America
Application Number 11104415
Application Date 13.04.2005
Publication Number 20050179616
Publication Date 18.08.2005
Grant Number 7138991
Grant Date 21.11.2006
Publication Kind B2
IPC
H04N 7/18
HELECTRICITY
04ELECTRIC COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUE
NPICTORIAL COMMUNICATION, e.g. TELEVISION
7Television systems
18Closed-circuit television systems, i.e. systems in which the signal is not broadcast
G06F 3/14
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING OR COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
14Digital output to display device
G06F 3/147
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING OR COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
14Digital output to display device
147using display panels
G09G 3/20
GPHYSICS
09EDUCATING; CRYPTOGRAPHY; DISPLAY; ADVERTISING; SEALS
GARRANGEMENTS OR CIRCUITS FOR CONTROL OF INDICATING DEVICES USING STATIC MEANS TO PRESENT VARIABLE INFORMATION
3Control arrangements or circuits, of interest only in connection with visual indicators other than cathode-ray tubes
20for presentation of an assembly of a number of characters, e.g. a page, by composing the assembly by combination of individual elements arranged in a matrix
G09G 3/32
GPHYSICS
09EDUCATING; CRYPTOGRAPHY; DISPLAY; ADVERTISING; SEALS
GARRANGEMENTS OR CIRCUITS FOR CONTROL OF INDICATING DEVICES USING STATIC MEANS TO PRESENT VARIABLE INFORMATION
3Control arrangements or circuits, of interest only in connection with visual indicators other than cathode-ray tubes
20for presentation of an assembly of a number of characters, e.g. a page, by composing the assembly by combination of individual elements arranged in a matrix
22using controlled light sources
30using electroluminescent panels
32semiconductive, e.g. using light-emitting diodes
G09G 5/00
GPHYSICS
09EDUCATING; CRYPTOGRAPHY; DISPLAY; ADVERTISING; SEALS
GARRANGEMENTS OR CIRCUITS FOR CONTROL OF INDICATING DEVICES USING STATIC MEANS TO PRESENT VARIABLE INFORMATION
5Control arrangements or circuits for visual indicators common to cathode-ray tube indicators and other visual indicators
CPC
G09G 3/32
GPHYSICS
09EDUCATION; CRYPTOGRAPHY; DISPLAY; ADVERTISING; SEALS
GARRANGEMENTS OR CIRCUITS FOR CONTROL OF INDICATING DEVICES USING STATIC MEANS TO PRESENT VARIABLE INFORMATION
3Control arrangements or circuits, of interest only in connection with visual indicators other than cathode-ray tubes
20for presentation of an assembly of a number of characters, e.g. a page, by composing the assembly by combination of individual elements arranged in a matrix ; no fixed position being assigned to or needed to be assigned to the individual characters or partial characters
22using controlled light sources
30using electroluminescent panels
32semiconductive, e.g. using light-emitting diodes [LED]
G06F 3/1446
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
14Digital output to display device ; ; Cooperation and interconnection of the display device with other functional units
1423controlling a plurality of local displays, e.g. CRT and flat panel display
1446display composed of modules, e.g. video walls
G06F 3/147
GPHYSICS
06COMPUTING; CALCULATING; COUNTING
FELECTRIC DIGITAL DATA PROCESSING
3Input arrangements for transferring data to be processed into a form capable of being handled by the computer; Output arrangements for transferring data from processing unit to output unit, e.g. interface arrangements
14Digital output to display device ; ; Cooperation and interconnection of the display device with other functional units
147using display panels
G09G 3/20
GPHYSICS
09EDUCATION; CRYPTOGRAPHY; DISPLAY; ADVERTISING; SEALS
GARRANGEMENTS OR CIRCUITS FOR CONTROL OF INDICATING DEVICES USING STATIC MEANS TO PRESENT VARIABLE INFORMATION
3Control arrangements or circuits, of interest only in connection with visual indicators other than cathode-ray tubes
20for presentation of an assembly of a number of characters, e.g. a page, by composing the assembly by combination of individual elements arranged in a matrix ; no fixed position being assigned to or needed to be assigned to the individual characters or partial characters
G09G 5/006
GPHYSICS
09EDUCATION; CRYPTOGRAPHY; DISPLAY; ADVERTISING; SEALS
GARRANGEMENTS OR CIRCUITS FOR CONTROL OF INDICATING DEVICES USING STATIC MEANS TO PRESENT VARIABLE INFORMATION
5Control arrangements or circuits for visual indicators common to cathode-ray tube indicators and other visual indicators
003Details of a display terminal, the details relating to the control arrangement of the display terminal and to the interfaces thereto
006Details of the interface to the display terminal
G09G 2300/026
GPHYSICS
09EDUCATION; CRYPTOGRAPHY; DISPLAY; ADVERTISING; SEALS
GARRANGEMENTS OR CIRCUITS FOR CONTROL OF INDICATING DEVICES USING STATIC MEANS TO PRESENT VARIABLE INFORMATION
2300Aspects of the constitution of display devices
02Composition of display devices
026Video wall, i.e. juxtaposition of a plurality of screens to create a display screen of bigger dimensions
Applicants Nichia Corporation
Inventors Tsuji Ryuhei
Agents Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.
Priority Data 2000199420 30.06.2000 JP
Title
(EN) Lighting apparatus, communication method, display unit, communication circuit and terminal adaptor
Abstract
(EN)

A display data packet contains identification information. A display unit communication system includes a control unit, a terminal adaptor to which a terminal adaptor ID is assigned and which is connected to the control unit, and a display unit to which a display unit ID is assigned and which is connected to the terminal adaptor in series and drives a display element according to the display data packet supplied from the control unit. The terminal adaptor receives a display data packet, the terminal adaptor ID of which agrees with that contained in the identification information, and transfers the display data packet to the display unit. The display unit receives the display data packet, the display unit ID of which agrees with that contained in the identification information, and drives the display element to display an image.