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USB (Universal Serial Bus) Display Unit with LCD (Liquid Crystal Display)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000123261D
Original Publication Date: 1998-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Apr-04
Document File: 1 page(s) / 26K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Noto, H: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

"Functional description" This Display Unit has the following functions: 1. This unit consists of two parts. One is a single lined monochrome dot matrix LCD (hereinafter sub-display), and another is a VGA/XGA (Video Graphic Array/eXtended video Graphic Array) color LCD or CRT (Cathod Ray tube:hereinafter main-display). 2. A sub-display is not powered off by Automatic Display-off function of PC (Personal Computer). 3. USB connection function. 4. Remote powering off a main-display which can be powered off Automatic Display-off function of PC. 5. This unit is designed for PC and Workstation.

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USB (Universal Serial Bus) Display Unit with LCD (Liquid Crystal
Display)

      "Functional description" This Display Unit has the
following functions:
  1.  This unit consists of two parts.  One is a single lined
      monochrome dot matrix LCD (hereinafter sub-display), and
      another is a VGA/XGA (Video Graphic Array/eXtended video
      Graphic Array) color LCD or CRT (Cathod Ray
      tube:hereinafter main-display).
  2.  A sub-display is not powered off by Automatic Display-off
      function of PC (Personal Computer).
  3.  USB connection function.
  4.  Remote powering off a main-display which can be powered
      off Automatic Display-off function of PC.
  5.  This unit is designed for PC and Workstation.

      "Characteristic" Recently, PCs (or Workstations) have
Automatic Display-off function for saving energy.  This unit has a
sub-display, which is not powered off by Automatic Display-off
function of PC.  Users can see the data from USB like as the ticker
fades the headline text in and out, rather than scrolling the text on
a sub-display, even after a main-display is off by Automatic
Display-off function.  Also, this unit has an USB interface.