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Luminous Keyboard

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000014053D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-19
Document File: 1 page(s) / 26K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

To spread a light-storing function paint on the key top letters, of the keyboard of the Mobile PCs likes Notebook PC, PDA, and so on.

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Luminous Keyboard

      To spread a light-storing function paint on the key top
letters,
of the keyboard of the Mobile PCs likes Notebook PC, PDA,
and so on.

      Currently, it's difficult for you to operate your PC any
place in the dark.

      The invention could help you to operate your Mobile PC where
in the
dark, such an airplane, vehicle, and train, etc., without any
extra electrical
power.

Then, that makes more and more mobile.

Example for an implement idea;

               In case of Notebook type PC, during system suspend
mode with the

               LCD cover closing, the painted keys can store
light by a few LCD
flashing (turning on the backlight).

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