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1. (WO2011142942) MICROPERFORATION ILLUMINATION
Latest bibliographic data on file with the International Bureau   

Pub. No.:    WO/2011/142942    International Application No.:    PCT/US2011/033172
Publication Date: 17.11.2011 International Filing Date: 20.04.2011
IPC:
G02B 6/00 (2006.01)
Applicants: APPLE INC. [US/US]; One Infinite Loop Cupertino, California 95014 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
PANCE, Aleksandar [US/US]; (US) (For US Only).
TICE, Gregory, L. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: PANCE, Aleksandar; (US).
TICE, Gregory, L.; (US)
Agent: HEMENWAY, S., Craig; Dorsey & Whitney LLP 1400 Wewatta Street, Suite 400 Denver, Colorado 80202 (US)
Priority Data:
12/778,785 12.05.2010 US
Title (EN) MICROPERFORATION ILLUMINATION
(FR) ECLAIRAGE À MICROPERFORATIONS
Abstract: front page image
(EN)Methods and aparatuses disclosed herein relate to backlit visual display elements. A visual display element may include a base layer defining one or more microperforations and a light guide coupled to a light source. The light guide may be positioned adjacent the base layer and include one or more microlenses in alignment with the one or more microperforations along at least one vertical axis.
(FR)Les procédés et les appareils selon la présente invention se rapportent à des éléments d'affichage visuel rétro-éclairé. Un élément d'affichage visuel peut comporter une couche de support définissant une ou plusieurs microperforations et un guide de lumière couplé à une source de lumière. Le guide de lumière peut être positionné à côté de la couche de support et comporter une ou plusieurs microlentilles en alignement avec ladite ou lesdites microperforations le long d'au moins un axe vertical.
Designated States: AE, AG, AL, AM, AO, AT, AU, AZ, BA, BB, BG, BH, BR, BW, BY, BZ, CA, CH, CL, CN, CO, CR, CU, CZ, DE, DK, DM, DO, DZ, EC, EE, EG, ES, FI, GB, GD, GE, GH, GM, GT, HN, HR, HU, ID, IL, IN, IS, JP, KE, KG, KM, KN, KP, KR, KZ, LA, LC, LK, LR, LS, LT, LU, LY, MA, MD, ME, MG, MK, MN, MW, MX, MY, MZ, NA, NG, NI, NO, NZ, OM, PE, PG, PH, PL, PT, RO, RS, RU, SC, SD, SE, SG, SK, SL, SM, ST, SV, SY, TH, TJ, TM, TN, TR, TT, TZ, UA, UG, US, UZ, VC, VN, ZA, ZM, ZW.
African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (BW, GH, GM, KE, LR, LS, MW, MZ, NA, SD, SL, SZ, TZ, UG, ZM, ZW)
Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
European Patent Office (AL, AT, BE, BG, CH, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, ES, FI, FR, GB, GR, HR, HU, IE, IS, IT, LT, LU, LV, MC, MK, MT, NL, NO, PL, PT, RO, RS, SE, SI, SK, SM, TR)
African Intellectual Property Organization (BF, BJ, CF, CG, CI, CM, GA, GN, GQ, GW, ML, MR, NE, SN, TD, TG).
Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)