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1. (WO2000060572) A PICTURE FRAME WITH ELECTRONIC AND MOVING IMAGES

Pub. No.:    WO/2000/060572    International Application No.:    PCT/US2000/009079
Publication Date: Oct 12, 2000 International Filing Date: Apr 5, 2000
IPC: G09F 9/33
G09F 9/35
Applicants: TIME WARNER ENTERTAINMENT CO., L.P.
Inventors: THAGARD, Gregory, B.
DARGAN, John, H.
BLOTKY, Randolph, M.
Title: A PICTURE FRAME WITH ELECTRONIC AND MOVING IMAGES
Abstract:
A picture frame (10) that can be used to exhibit regular objects such as photographs or other art works, as well as electronic images, including still and moving images. The frame (10) includes a base, and a border forming a window (18) through which a display area is visible. Electronic displays (28) are attached to the base and/or the border, and a control circuit generates signals for the displays to display various images. The displays can be either color LCD devices or light emitting polymer devices. Imaging data for the displays (28) is stored in an internal or replaceable memory.