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OLED Applications for Interior Lighting

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000028210D
Publication Date: 2004-May-03

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Abstract

Several potential OLED lighting applications are discussed for automotive interior task, courtesy, ambient, orientation, safety, utility and decorative lighting. These applications include map/reading lamps, dome/courtesy lamps, ambient/orientation/ conversation/utility lamps, trunk lamps, cargo lamps, visor vanity lamps, glove box lamps, ash receiver lamps, cup holder lamps, storage bin lamps, footwell lamps, door lamps, and various other lamps and backlit components. These lamps may be formed in any shape/design and may allow an end user to select the color of light produced by these lamps. These lamps can include various other optical components and circuitry components. OLEDs may be configured to be transparent, flexible, and/or stacked. The OLEDs can be attached to a vehicle or vehicle component in any number of different manners as discussed below.