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APPARATUS HAVING A LIGHT SOURCE FOR ACTIVATING LUMINOUS CONTROLS AND DISPLAY BACKLIGHT

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000006707D
Original Publication Date: 1992-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2002-Jan-24

Publishing Venue

Motorola

Related People

Authors:
Joseph E. Laviana

Abstract

Under adverse lighting conditions, a pager's user input controls may be difficult to locate, resulting in the user grappling at the device to find the desired controls. A need exists for a pager having ilhuninated controls with minimal current drain regardless of available ambi- ent light.