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Adjustable Display Unit and Stand for Touch/Stylus Input

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000123283D
Original Publication Date: 1998-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Apr-04
Document File: 4 page(s) / 92K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Kanzaki, E: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

Disclosed is a device for the LCD display with a touch/stylus input mechanism, which is capable of adjusting the display unit from the ground to the upright position. It enables the user to point to an object on the LCD display by the finger (touch) or the stylus, without the need to keep holding his/her arm up during operation.

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Adjustable Display Unit and Stand for Touch/Stylus Input

   Disclosed is a device for the LCD display with a
touch/stylus input mechanism, which is capable of adjusting the
display unit from the ground to the upright position.  It enables the
user to point to an object on the LCD display by the finger (touch)
or the stylus, without the need to keep holding his/her arm up during
operation.

   In the case of the CRT display, due to its large size,
it is impossible to make it adjustable from the ground to the
upright position.  In the case of the LCD display, without such
devices, it is necessary to remove the display unit from the stand,
thus sometimes very inconvenient because of its heavy weight.  This
device significantly improves the usability of the LCD display with a
touch/stylus input mechanism.

   This device consists of the following elements (FIG 1).
  1.  A display unit which has a joint at the top of the display
      unit.
        The joint can rotate with 90 degree tilt range, and it is
      fixed to the top of the display unit.  It can also be moved
      up/down through the rail of the display stand.
  2.  A display unit which has a joint at the back of the display
      unit.
        The joint can rotate with 90 degree tilt range, and
      it can be moved up/down through the back of the display
      unit.  It can also be moved up/down through the rail of
      the display stand.
  3.  A displ...