Patent Number: 8,824,039

Title: Apparatus for displaying information

Abstract: The invention relates to an apparatus for displaying information by way of at least one fluid. For this purpose, the apparatus comprises at least one display element having two volumes, wherein the first volume is disposed between a transparent cover layer and a non-transparent intermediate layer and the second volume is disposed between the intermediate layer and a final layer such that only the content of the upper volume is visible. The display according to the invention further comprises at least one fluidic transition, by way of which the fluid can be transported between the two volumes. The apparatus according to the invention has an optimized space requirement, solves the problem of uneven saturation over the surface of a display element, and is additionally not sensitive to mechanical interference.

Inventors: Bitman; Andriy (Dortmund, DE), Bartels; Frank (Hattingen, DE)

Assignee: Advanced Display Technology AG

International Classification: G02B 26/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/02/12018