07750886 is referenced by 72 patents and cites 413 patents.

Various devices and methods of lighting a display are disclosed. In one embodiment, for example, a display device includes a transmissive display configured to be illuminated through a back surface and a reflective display configured to be illuminated through a front surface. A light source is disposed with respect to the back of the transmissive display to illuminate the transmissive display through the back surface. A light pipe is disposed with respect to the light source to receive light from the light source and is configured to propagate the light such that this light provides front illumination of the reflective display.

Title
Methods and devices for lighting displays
Application Number
11/187784
Publication Number
7750886 (B2)
Application Date
July 22, 2005
Publication Date
July 6, 2010
Inventor
Jeffrey B Sampsell
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear
Assignee
QUALCOMM MEMS Technologies
CA, US
IPC
G09G 3/36
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