Patent Number: 6,683,665

Title: Tiled electronic display structure and method for modular repair thereof

Abstract: A tiled display structure is formed containing a plurality of image tiles. A method for assembling a tiled display structure that includes a transparent front panel and a plurality of image tiles is disclosed. The method includes the steps of: (1) heating a heat activated adhesive to a working temperature; (2) applying the softened adhesive to the front surface of the display section of an image tile, or the inner surface of the transparent front panel; (3) aligning the surface of the display section of the image tile with the inner surface of the transparent front panel; (4) cooling the adhesive. Another aspect of the invention is a modular method of repairing a tiled display structure, which includes a transparent front panel, a heat activated adhesive, and a plurality of image tiles.

Inventors: Matthies; Dennis Lee (Princeton, NJ)

Assignee: Sarnoff Corporation

International Classification: G02F 1/1333 (20060101); G02F 1/13 (20060101); G02F 001/133 ()

Expiration Date: 01/27/2021