05975711 is referenced by 153 patents and cites 38 patents.

Integrated display panel assemblies include a light conducting panel having opposite sides and an end portion for receiving light from one or more light sources for conduction through the panel. On one of the sides of the panel is a first light emitting area for causing a portion of the conducted light to be emitted from the panel for backlighting an LCD or other display supported by the panel in overlying relation to the first light emitting area. The remainder of the conducted light passes beneath the first light emitting area to other light emitting areas on the panel for illuminating other displays associated with the other light emitting areas.

Title
Integrated display panel assemblies
Application Number
495176
Publication Number
5975711
Application Date
June 9, 1997
Publication Date
November 2, 1999
Inventor
Daniel N Kelsch
Lakewood
OH, US
Mark D Miller
Parma
OH, US
Jeffery R Parker
Strongsville
OH, US
Agent
Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar P L L
Assignee
Lumitex
OH, US
IPC
H04M 1/22
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