EP2340737A1 - Bag, such as a satchel or a rucksack, adapted to improve the safety of its user - Google Patents

Bag, such as a satchel or a rucksack, adapted to improve the safety of its user Download PDF

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EP2340737A1
EP2340737A1 EP09306336A EP09306336A EP2340737A1 EP 2340737 A1 EP2340737 A1 EP 2340737A1 EP 09306336 A EP09306336 A EP 09306336A EP 09306336 A EP09306336 A EP 09306336A EP 2340737 A1 EP2340737 A1 EP 2340737A1
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A45HAND OR TRAVELLING ARTICLES
    • A45CPURSES; LUGGAGE; HAND CARRIED BAGS
    • A45C15/00Purses, bags, luggage or other receptacles covered by groups A45C1/00 - A45C11/00, combined with other objects or articles
    • A45C15/06Purses, bags, luggage or other receptacles covered by groups A45C1/00 - A45C11/00, combined with other objects or articles with illuminating devices
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A45HAND OR TRAVELLING ARTICLES
    • A45CPURSES; LUGGAGE; HAND CARRIED BAGS
    • A45C5/00Rigid or semi-rigid luggage
    • A45C5/14Rigid or semi-rigid luggage with built-in rolling means
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A45HAND OR TRAVELLING ARTICLES
    • A45FTRAVELLING OR CAMP EQUIPMENT: SACKS OR PACKS CARRIED ON THE BODY
    • A45F3/00Travelling or camp articles; Sacks or packs carried on the body
    • A45F3/04Sacks or packs carried on the body by means of two straps passing over the two shoulders
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A45HAND OR TRAVELLING ARTICLES
    • A45FTRAVELLING OR CAMP EQUIPMENT: SACKS OR PACKS CARRIED ON THE BODY
    • A45F3/00Travelling or camp articles; Sacks or packs carried on the body
    • A45F3/04Sacks or packs carried on the body by means of two straps passing over the two shoulders
    • A45F3/042Sacks or packs carried on the body by means of two straps passing over the two shoulders specially adapted for school children

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The bag (100) has a visible portion (3) that is visible when the bag is carried by a user on a backside. A flat and flexible light emitting system (5) is fixed to the visible portion. The light emitting system comprises a lighting unit (L) i.e. LED, covered with a protection element for passing light emitted by the lighting unit. The protection element is a flexible protective film (7) mounted on a part of the visible portion to cover the lighting unit without covering a rest part of the visible portion.

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    Technical area
  • The subject of the present invention relates to the field of bags, and in particular bag-type bags or backpacks; the object of the present invention being adapted to securing the carriers of the bag according to the present invention.
  • The object of the present invention finds a particularly advantageous application in the field of school bags for schoolchildren by allowing in particular a significant improvement in the safety of schoolchildren.
  • For security or safety, means throughout the present description that follows, to secure the wearer of the bag by making it more visible by a third party, including by a motorist.
  • State of the art
  • The issue of securing children is well known, and concerns all parents.
  • In a natural and almost instinctive way, all parents fear for the safety of their child (ren), especially when they leave their child (ren) back from school alone.
  • Among the different fears of parents in this type of situation, there is the fear of the motorist and the various accidents that can occur between a motorist and a child.
  • Each year, these types of accidents, often very serious or fatal, unfortunately cause many family dramas.
  • It is therefore very important to reassure parents and especially to ensure the safety of children to provide solutions to address this issue of securing and improving the visibility of children by third parties, including by motorists.
  • For this purpose, there are known in the state of the art many types of school bags for schoolchildren with security means.
  • Among the various teachings of the state of the art answering this problem of security, there are notebooks containing strips in a material capable of reflecting light such as a reflective textile material.
  • Thus, when a motorist approaches a child carrying a schoolbag with such bands, the headlights are reflected in these bands, and the motorist can better discern the presence of the child, especially when evening falls and that it is difficult to discern the presence of objects and / or people in the dark.
  • This kind of security means is well known, and has the advantage of being cheap, lightweight, easy to manufacture.
  • However, it is found that the visibility of the carriers of such a bag is ensured only when the motorist operates his headlights, usually at night. This visibility is thus limited to about 150 meters maximum, depending on the lighting power of the vehicle.
  • It is further noted that if the reflective strips are dirty or mis-oriented, visibility is no longer assured.
  • It is also noted that, in terms of aesthetics and / or play, such strips in a reflective material have no attraction for children.
  • Among the other teachings of the state of the art answering this problem of security, one notes the document FR-2541425 which discloses a schoolbag containing on at least one of its faces a light emitting device such as a light bulb.
  • Advantageously, the light emission control is obtained by the grip of the handle or by the weight exerted on the straps when the schoolboy carries the bag on his back.
  • The document DE-94.15.106 discloses a binder having substantially the same structure, and the same advantageous as those of the document FR-2541425 .
  • The solutions provided by these two documents FR-2541425 and DE-94.15.106 are interesting; However, we can see that the security provided by this type of bag is not optimal: the light emitted with this kind of bag makes the user visible only on one side. Moreover, this kind of teaching is not not particularly satisfactory in terms of maneuverability, cost of manufacture, strength and resistance.
  • Indeed, bags such as school bags or backpacks are objects that are handled or abused throughout the year by children.
  • In the document FR-2541425 just as in the document DE-94.15.106 , the light emitting device used may break at the slightest sudden or accidental manipulation of a child.
  • In an attempt to protect such light emitting devices, it is proposed in the document FR-2541425 the use of a rigid wall in a piexiglas® type material.
  • However, the assembly of this kind of binders with such light emitting devices and such a rigid wall is complex. In addition, the means used are not suitable for children who will have to handle their bag every day.
  • Moreover, as noted above, the bags generally offered to children at each school year are not particularly original, and do not present for the child any appeal in terms of aesthetics and / or play.
  • Among the lessons that can be found in another area related to bags, but which are in a field far removed from security issues, is the document EP-2002745 which discloses a bag having electroluminescent elements; these electroluminescent elements being particularly adapted to provide attractive visual support for merchandising.
  • The solution envisaged in this document is interesting.
  • However, in a problem of improving safety, the various electroluminescent elements must be operational and effective regardless of the conditions and whatever the shocks suffered.
  • Thus, when it rains or the bag inadvertently falls into the water, the various electroluminescent elements must still be able to work properly.
  • For schoolbags aimed at improving safety, there are therefore additional constraints related not only to the mechanical strength of the securing elements, but also to the sealing of these elements.
  • It can thus be seen that the various teachings proposed in the state of the art do not provide a satisfactory security solution that is both aesthetic, fun and adapted to the various constraints that are related to the requirements of lightness, robustness, and tightness. .
  • Object and summary of the subject of the present invention
  • The object of the present invention is to provide a simple and effective solution to the aforementioned problems among other problems; the constraints related to costs and manufacturing are obviously taken into account in the subject of the present invention.
  • One of the technical problems that the object of the present invention solves is thus to propose a solution aimed at improving safety; this solution, simple, easy to use, aesthetic and fun, offering a bag taking into account the constraints of lightness, robustness and tightness related to the handling of a bag as well as to the various mechanical stresses to which a bag is subjected.
  • For this purpose, the object of the present invention relates to a bag such as a schoolbag or a backpack adapted to improve the safety of its user.
  • More specifically, the bag according to the present invention comprises at least a portion which is visible when said bag is worn by a user; and especially when the latter carries the bag on his back.
  • According to the present invention, at least one light emitting system is fixed on this portion. Advantageously, the light emitting system according to the present invention is substantially flat and flexible, and comprises at least one lighting means such as an LED.
  • Preferably, each lighting means is powerful and effective in all weathers.
  • According to the present invention, the lighting means is covered with a protective element; this protection element being able to pass the light emitted by said lighting means.
  • According to the present invention, the protective element is a flexible protective film which is preferably of a decorative nature.
  • This flexible protective film is fixed on a portion of the visible portion of the bag so as to cover the lighting means without covering the remainder of the visible portion.
  • The object of the present invention as described above thus provides a bag that is both aesthetic and fun, lightweight, practical and solid, ensuring the safety of its user; such a bag being furthermore easy to manufacture.
  • Advantageously, each light-emitting system comprises a sealing means arranged with the protective film to guarantee the sealing of said light-emitting system.
  • Thus, the sealing means according to the present invention which is arranged with the protective film ensures the proper operation of each lighting means, whatever the particular climatic conditions.
  • Thanks to such a sealing means, the user of the bag according to the present invention no longer has to worry about the water (rain, snow, fog, etc.) which could possibly come to damage the bag, and in particular its or its light emitting systems.
  • In a first advantageous variant embodiment, the sealing means according to the present invention consists in particular of a seal which extends at least partially along the contour of the protective film, and which is fixed to the bag, preferably by bonding, by heat sealing, or by heat sealing.
  • In a second advantageous embodiment, the sealing means according to the present invention consists in particular of a seam which extends at least partially along the contour of the protective film.
  • In this variant, the sealing means ensures both the sealing of the light emitting system while allowing the fixation of the light emission system or systems on the bag.
  • Advantageously, each light emitting system comprises an integrated circuit which is configured to control at least the intensity and / or the illumination frequency of each lighting means.
  • Thus, each light emitting system is capable of producing light animations, which improves the aesthetic and playful nature of the bag according to the present invention.
  • Advantageously, the bag according to the present invention comprises at least one housing located near each light emitting system, preferably on a non-visible portion of the bag. Such a housing is adapted to contain a power supply means which is intended to supply the light emission system.
  • In a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the bag has first and second visible portions, as well as first and second light emitting systems.
  • In this embodiment, the bag comprises a storage area that is intended to be positioned on the back of the user and at least one holding element, such as a strap, substantially forming a loop which is intended to come into contact with the bag. shoulder strap on the front portion of the user to allow the bag to be held.
  • In this mode, the first visible portion is positioned on the storage area and includes the first light emitting system; and the second visible portion is positioned on the holding member and includes the second light-emitting system.
  • Thus, in this particularly advantageous embodiment, the user of the bag according to the present invention is visible from both front and back. The safety of the user of the bag can then be considered optimized.
  • Advantageously, the bag according to the present invention comprises at least one control means such as a switch; this control means being adapted to be engaged by a simple pressure to allow control of the light emission system.
  • In a first embodiment variant combined with the embodiment described above, the bag according to the present invention comprises a first control means adapted to control the first light emission system.
  • In this first variant, the bag further comprises on the upper portion of the storage area a gripping means such as a handle, preferably telescopic.
  • Still in this variant, the first control means is positioned near the handle or directly on it.
  • Thus, as soon as the user grasps his bag, it can easily turn on the light emitting system so as to be seen by others at night, for example.
  • In a second embodiment which can be combined with the first variant described above, the bag comprises a second control means adapted to control the second light emitting system.
  • In this second variant, the second control means is positioned inside the bag at the level of the holding element.
  • Thus, when the user wears the bag on the back, the latter can easily operate the second control means, this by simply pressing the finger on the second control means, preferably through the canvas of the bag.
  • Of course, other alternative embodiments for the control means may be considered in the context of the present invention.
  • Advantageously, the bag according to the present invention further comprises a brightness detector capable of detecting the level of ambient light.
  • Depending on the level of brightness detected, said brightness detector is able to control each light emitting system.
  • Specifically, if the brightness level is above a predetermined brightness level, the brightness detector will turn off the light emitting system (s); and, if the brightness level is below this predetermined brightness level, the brightness detector will turn on the light emitting system (s).
  • The brightness detector and the control means or means communicate together so that there is no bad interaction between them. In other words, if the user engages the control means to turn on the light emitting system and the light detector detects a level brightness higher than the predetermined level, the action initiated by the user will prevail over the action dictated by the brightness detector.
  • Preferably, these control rules are integrated and implemented by the integrated circuit.
  • Thus, thanks to the implementation of such a brightness detector, the user no longer has to worry about having to turn on or off his or her light emitting systems to be seen; the switching on position "ON" or OFF "OFF" being obtained automatically, which significantly improves its security.
  • The object of the present invention thus has many advantages over the state of the art by allowing optimum security of the wearer of the bag, and by proposing in particular the implementation of means adapted to the constraints of strength, lightness, and sealing related to daily use of the bag.
  • The object of the present invention also brings significant improvements in terms of design and manufacturing, this in particular by simplifying the assembly and fixing techniques of the various components of the bag.
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  • Other characteristics and advantages of the present invention will emerge from the description below, with reference to the appended figures which illustrate one or more embodiments without any limiting character and on which:
    • the figure 1 is a first schematic view of a bag according to a particular embodiment of the present invention;
    • the figure 2 represents a second schematic view of a bag according to the embodiment of the invention according to the figure 1 ;
    • the Figures 3a to 3c schematically represent a plurality of alternative embodiments of the light-emitting system and the bag-sealing means according to the present invention;
    • the Figures 4a to 4c schematically represent a plurality of alternative embodiments of the control means and the brightness detector of the bag according to the present invention;
    • the figure 5 schematically shows a scenario of a user carrying a bag according to the present invention; and
    • the Figures 6a and 6b schematically represent the mode of operation of the brightness detector of the bag according to the present invention.
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  • A bag according to a particular embodiment of the present invention will now be described with reference in conjunction with Figures 1 to 6a and 6b .
  • The object of the present invention therefore relates to a bag 100 such as a schoolbag or backpack, made of a flexible and lightweight material such as canvas.
  • To promote the safety of the users of a bag by improving the impact resistance, the lightness, the maneuverability, and the tightness of the bag is one of the objectives of the present invention.
  • Simplifying and improving the bag manufacturing process is also a further objective of the present invention.
  • In the embodiment described here, and as illustrated in particular in Figures 1 and 2 , the bag 100 according to the present invention comprises a storage area 1 which is intended to be positioned on the back of the user, and two holding members 2 and 2 'here consisting of a pair of straps 2 and 2'.
  • More specifically, in the embodiment described here, each holding element 2 and 2 'forms a loop which is intended to be slung over the front portion of the user to allow the bag 100 to be held.
  • In the embodiment described here, the bag 100 includes a pair of rollers 12 to facilitate the movement of the bag 100 when it is too heavy to be carried on the back or at arm's length.
  • In the embodiment described here, the bag 100 further comprises a handle 10 to facilitate the gripping of the bag 100; this handle is preferably telescopic.
  • Thus, the presence of the wheels 12 and the handle 10 allows a user USER, including a schoolboy, to roll his bag 100 without having to bend down, as does a traveler with his suitcase on wheels.
  • Advantageously, the bag 100 according to the present invention is particularly adapted to improve the security of its USER user, and to meet the aforementioned objectives among other objectives.
  • For this purpose, the bag 100 according to the present invention comprises a first 3 and a second (4, 4 ') portions which are visible when the bag 100 is worn in particular on the back of a USER user.
  • In the embodiment described here, the first visible portion 3 is positioned on the storage area 1, and the second visible portions 4 and 4 'are respectively positioned on each holding member 2 and 2'.
  • Making the user visible to others is one of the objectives of the present invention.
  • For this purpose, the first visible portion 3 comprises a first light-emitting system 5 capable of emitting light LUX, and each second visible portion 4 and 4 'comprises a second light-emitting system 5' capable of emitting LUX light; said first 5 and second 5 'light emitting systems being characteristic of the present invention.
  • To ensure and allow the visibility of the USER user by third parties, the first 5 and second 5 'light emitting systems are respectively fixed on the part of the first 3 and second 4, 4' visible portions of the bag 100 so as to cover each lighting means L without covering the rest of said first 3 and second 4, 4 'visible portions.
  • Thus, in the embodiment described here, and as illustrated in figure 5 , the user of the bag 100 according to the present invention is visible from both front and back.
  • In the embodiment described here, and as illustrated in particular in Figures 6a and 6b the first 5 and second 5 'light emitting systems are substantially flat and flexible, and each comprise a plurality of lighting means L such as LEDs.
  • In order to protect the first 5 and second 5 'light emission systems, they are covered respectively by a protective element 7 which is able to let the LUX light emitted by each lighting means L.
  • In order to improve the manufacture and design of the bag 100, and in particular to replace the plexiglas® used in the state of the art previously noted, the protective element 7 of the bag 100 according to the present invention is a flexible protective film 7.
  • This flexibility property simplifies the manufacture and design of the bag 100 according to the present invention, and meets the requirements imposed by the material used for a bag such as a schoolbag or a backpack which is generally in a flexible material and light as a canvas.
  • According to the present invention, the user USER of the bag 100 according to the present invention therefore has a bag 100 light and adapted to ensure its safety; such a bag 100 may, thanks to its flexibility, be manipulated, or even bent, without the light emitting systems 5 and 5 'break.
  • In the embodiment described here, and as illustrated in particular in Figures 3a to 3c , the first light-emitting system 5 takes the form of a star ( figure 3a ) or a heart ( figure 3b ), and the second light-emitting system 5 'takes the form of a band ( figure 3c ). Of course, it should be understood that these examples of form are taken only for illustrative purposes, and that in no case it confers a limiting nature to the object of the present invention.
  • In general, the first 5 and second 5 'light emission systems take any decorative form; this form essentially meets the expectations of children, and can therefore be crucial in the purchase or not of the bag 100.
  • One of the objectives of the present invention is also to provide a bag 100 which is able to emit light LUX whatever the climatic or humidity conditions.
  • Thus, when it is raining or when the bag falls into the water for one reason or another, it is important that the light emitting systems 5 and 5 ', and in particular each lighting means L remain operational and are not damaged.
  • For this purpose, each light emission system 5 and 5 'further comprises a sealing means 6 1 or 6 2 arranged with the protective film 7 to ensure the sealing of the first 5 and / or the second 5' systems light emission.
  • In a first variant embodiment illustrated in particular in Figures 3a, 3b , 6a and 6b , the sealing means consists in particular of a seal 6 1 which extends at least partially along the contour of the protective film 7, and which is fixed to the bag 100; this fixing is preferably by gluing, by heat sealing, or by heat sealing.
  • In a second variant embodiment illustrated here in figure 3c the sealing means consist in particular of a seam 6 2 which extends at least partially along the contour of the protective film 7.
  • In this variant, the seam 6 2 simultaneously seals each light-emitting system 5 and / or 5 'while allowing the attachment of each light-emitting system 5 and / or 5' with the Of course, it should be understood that other sealing means can be envisaged to obtain a good seal of each light emitting system 5 and 5 '.
  • One of the objectives of the present invention is to provide a bag 100 which, advantageously, has a fun and aesthetic appearance.
  • Thus, in the embodiment described here, and as illustrated in particular in Figures 6a and 6b each light emitting system 5 and 5 'comprises an integrated circuit CI and CI' configured to control the intensity and / or the illumination frequency of each illumination means L; such integrated circuit CI and CI 'to obtain light animations.
  • Advantageously, the bag 100 according to the present invention comprises a first 8 and a second 8 'housing located respectively close to the first 5 and second 5' light emission systems on an invisible portion of the bag 100; these housings 8 and 8 'being adapted to contain respectively a first MA and a second MA' feeding means electrical means for respectively supplying said first 5 and second 5 'light emitting systems.
  • In the embodiment described here, and as illustrated in particular in the Figures 4a and 4b , the bag 100 comprises a first control means 9 such as a switch adapted to be activated by a simple pressure to enable the ON / OFF control of the first light-emitting system 5.
  • In the embodiment illustrated in Figures 4a , the first control means 9 is positioned near the handle 10 or directly thereon.
  • In the embodiment illustrated in figure 4b , the first control means 9 is positioned at the first visible portion 3 of the storage area 1, at its lower portion.
  • In this mode, the first control means 9 is integrated behind a reflective band 13, whose function is both to determine the location of the first control means 9, to protect it, and to improve the visibility of the user. USER.
  • In the embodiment described here, and as illustrated in figure 4c , the bag 100 further comprises a second control means 9 'such as a switch adapted to be engaged by a simple pressure to enable the ON / OFF control of the second light emitting system 5'.
  • In this mode, the second control means 9 'is positioned inside the bag 100 at the holding member 2 or 2' behind a reflective band 13 '.
  • Thus, when the user USER carries the bag 100 on the back, he can easily switch on the second control means 9 'in the ON position or in the OFF position by simply pressing his finger on the second control means 9' through the band 13 'of the bag; this to turn on or off the second light emitting system 5 '.
  • In another embodiment not shown here, the control means consists of a closure system whose first part is a "female" element positioned on one of the two holding elements 2 or 2 'and a second part is an element " male "positioned on the other holding element 2 or 2 '; said "female" and "male" elements being able to cooperate together to allow both the correct positioning of the bag 100 on the back of its user and the engagement of the light emitting systems 5 and 5 '.
  • In an advantageous embodiment, the two elements "male" and "female" snap into each other, and engage when snapping between the two elements the operation of light emitting systems 5 and 5 '.
  • In the embodiment described here, and as illustrated in particular in Figures 6a and 6b the bag 100 according to the present invention further comprises a brightness detector 11 which is able to detect whether the ambient brightness level λ is greater or less than a predetermined brightness level TH.
  • Thus, the brightness detector 11, possibly in combination with the integrated circuit CI or CI ', is able to enable, as a function of the detected brightness level λ, the ON / OFF control of each light emission system 5 and 5 .
  • In this particularly advantageous embodiment, the USER user has a bag 100 able to emit LUX light automatically according to the detected brightness level λ. This advantageous feature provides USER users with a high level of security insofar as, as soon as the darkness of the night approaches, the light emitting systems 5 and 5 'of the bag 100 will be switched on automatically, thus avoiding a possible forgetting that could be the cause of an accident.
  • Correlatively, such a brightness detector 11 makes it possible not to waste energy unnecessarily or, at least, to extend the life of the supply means MA and MA ': indeed, during the day, when the brightness λ is sufficient, the light emitting systems 5 and 5 'of the bag 100 will go off "OFF", unless the first and / or second 9' control means are engaged in the ON position.
  • Indeed, as mentioned above, the brightness detector 11 and the control means 9 and 9 'communicate together so that there is no bad interaction between them: if the user USER triggers one of the means 9 or 9 'in the "ON" position to switch on the light emission system 5 or 5' and that the brightness detector 11 detects a brightness level λ greater than the predetermined level TH, the "ON" action triggered by the user will prevail over the "OFF" action triggered by the brightness detector, and the light emission system 5 or 5 'will be in the "ON" position. Preferably, these control rules are integrated and implemented by each of the integrated circuits CI and CI '.
  • The object of the present invention therefore relates to a bag 100 adapted to provide a level of safety to limit the number of accidents between the USER user of said bag 100 and a third party including a car, whatever the climatic conditions and / or the level of luminosity. It should be observed that this detailed description relates to a particular embodiment of the present invention, but in no case this description is of any nature limiting to the subject of the invention; on the contrary, its purpose is to remove any imprecision or misinterpretation of the claims that follow.

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  1. Bag (100), such as a schoolbag or backpack, adapted to improve the safety of its user (USER), comprising at least a portion (3, 4, 4 ') which is visible when said bag (100) is carried, in particular on the back, by a user (USER), and on which is fixed at least one light emission system (5, 5 ') substantially flat, flexible, and comprising at least one lighting means ( L) such as an LED, covered with a protection element (7) capable of passing light emitted by said lighting means (L),
    characterized in that said protective element (7) is a flexible protective film (7), preferably of decorative character, fixed on a portion of said visible portion (3, 4, 4 ') of the bag (100) so as to covering said lighting means (L) without covering the remainder of said visible portion (3, 4, 4 ').
  2. Bag (100) according to claim 1, characterized in that each light-emitting system (5, 5 ') further comprises a sealing means (6 1 , 6 2 ) arranged with the protective film (7) for guaranteeing the sealing of said light emitting system (5, 5 ') so that each lighting means (L) remains operational whatever the particular climatic conditions.
  3. Bag (100) according to claim 2, characterized in that the sealing means (6 1 , 6 2 ) consists in particular of a seal (6 1 ) which extends at least partially along the contour of the film protector (7), and which is fixed to said bag (100), preferably by gluing, by heat-sealing, or by heat-sealing.
  4. Bag (100) according to claim 2, characterized in that the sealing means (6 1 , 6 2 ) consists in particular of a seam (6 2 ) which extends at least partially along the contour of the protective film (7). ) providing both sealing of the light emitting system (5, 5 ') while allowing attachment of said light emitting system (5, 5') with said bag (100).
  5. Bag (100) according to any one of the preceding claims, characterized in that each light emitting system (5, 5 ') further comprises an integrated circuit (CI, CI') configured to control the intensity and / or the lighting frequency of each lighting means (L).
  6. Bag (100) according to any one of the preceding claims, characterized in that it comprises at least one housing (8, 8 ') situated near each light-emitting system (5, 5'), preferably on a non-visible portion of said bag (100), and adapted to contain a power supply means (MA, MA ') for supplying said light-emitting system (5, 5').
  7. Bag (100) according to any one of the preceding claims, said bag (100) having a first (3) and a second (4, 4 ') portions, and a first (5) and a second (5') light emitting systems, characterized in that said bag (100) comprises a storage area (1) which is intended to be positioned on the back of the user and at least one holding element (2, 2 ') , such as a strap, substantially forming a loop which is intended to be slung over the front portion of the user to allow said bag (100) to be held, the first portion (3) being positioned on the storage area ( 1) and having the first light emitting system (5), and the second portion (4, 4 ') being positioned on the holding member (2, 2') and having the second light emitting system (5 ') so that the user of said bag (100) is visible from both front and back.
  8. Bag (100) according to any one of the preceding claims, characterized in that it comprises at least one control means (9, 9 '), such as a switch, adapted to be activated by a single press to allow the control (ON / OF) of said light emitting system (5, 5 ').
  9. Bag (100) according to claim 8 attached to claim 7, said bag (100) comprising a first control means (9) adapted to control the first light-emitting system (5), characterized in that said bag ( 100) has in addition on the upper portion of the storage area (1) a gripping means (10) such as a handle (10), said first control means (9) being positioned near the handle (10) or directly on this one.
  10. Bag (100) according to claim 8 attached to claim 7 or claim 9, said bag (100) comprising a second control means (9 ') adapted to control the second light-emitting system (5'), characterized in that said second control means (9 ') is positioned within said bag (100) at the holding member (2, 2'), so that when the user carries the bag (100) on the back, it can easily actuate said second control means (9 ') by a simple finger pressure on said second control means (9').
  11. Bag (100) according to any one of the preceding claims, characterized in that it further comprises a brightness detector (11) capable of detecting whether the ambient brightness level (λ) is greater or less than a brightness level predetermined (TH), and adapted to allow, according to the detected brightness level (λ), to control (ON / OFF) each light emitting system (5, 5 ').
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