KR102044609B1 - Computer case with transparent LCD display - Google Patents

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KR102044609B1
KR102044609B1 KR1020170173402A KR20170173402A KR102044609B1 KR 102044609 B1 KR102044609 B1 KR 102044609B1 KR 1020170173402 A KR1020170173402 A KR 1020170173402A KR 20170173402 A KR20170173402 A KR 20170173402A KR 102044609 B1 KR102044609 B1 KR 102044609B1
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Abstract

The present invention relates to a computer case equipped with a transparent LCD display, wherein a high-transparent LCD display panel is formed on one side of the computer case, so that even when a state of an internal component such as a main board inside the computer case is unopened, As easily observed, the LCD display can display letters or images, so that advertisements or programs desired by the user can be displayed, and a touch panel is attached to the LCD display to allow users to display programs and menus displayed on the LCD display. The present invention relates to a computer case equipped with a transparent LCD display which can be controlled by touching with a finger and having a visual aesthetic effect.

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The present invention relates to a computer case having a transparent liquid crystal display (LCD). More specifically, the LCD display panel having a high transparency is formed on one side of the computer case, so that the inside of the computer such as a main board inside the computer case. The state of the parts is easily observed with the naked eye even in the unopened case, and since the LCD display can display letters or images, it is possible to display advertisements or programs desired by the user, and the touch panel is attached to the LCD display. The present invention relates to a computer case equipped with a transparent LCD display, in which a user can control a program and a menu displayed on the LCD display by a user's finger, and have a visual aesthetic effect.

In general, a computer case includes a main board, a central processing unit, a main memory device, a graphics card, a sound card, and a plurality of components, such as a main board and a power supply, installed on one side of the computer case. Housing, which is formed in a shape close to a rectangular parallelepiped, and has one side facing the one side where the components of the computer are mainly installed to be easily opened or fitted to fix the component when replacing parts of the computer or repairing a malfunction. It is manufactured to be open to the user.

In such a computer case, a number of patents have been previously filed to enhance aesthetics and add functionality to improve existing computer cases, for example, Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. Korean Patent Application Laid-Open No. 10-2008-0095760 discloses a plurality of case panels including at least one case panel and an active panel, and at least one active panel as shown in FIG. A computer case having a controller configured to adjust the amount of light passing therethrough, such that an active panel system for implementing in a computer such that at least one case panel 114 of the computer 100 includes one or more active panels 124. The active panel may be disposed within or replace a panel of a computer case. And an active panel having variable transparency that can be dynamically or programmatically controlled by a user or a controller, an embodiment of an active panel system, for example, in which the contents of a computer case do not open the case In addition to changing the transparency of the case to be visible from the outside of the case may be implemented in the computer 100 to aesthetically decorate the computer case.

However, in the case of the 'computer case with an active panel', only the computer case has a variable transparency, its configuration and functions are limited, so that there is a limit that does not provide more convenience to the user.

Korean Patent Publication No. 10-2008-0095760

An object of the present invention is to solve this problem, in providing a computer case equipped with a transparent LCD display, by forming a transparent LCD display panel with a high transparency on one side of the computer main body case mainboard inside the computer case The state of the internal parts of the computer is easily observed with the naked eye even in the unopened case, and the transparent LCD display can display letters or images, so that advertisements or programs desired by the user can be displayed. The touch panel is attached to the front of the user to control the programs and menus displayed on the transparent LCD display with the user's finger. It has a visual aesthetic effect and has two or more computer cases equipped with a transparent LCD display. In the place of business, we do business Allows the user to touch the menu screen displayed on the transparent LCD display to request the purchase of food and beverages or products sold by the user, and the screen of the computer monitor is reproduced or extended on the transparent LCD display or executed on the computer. The present invention provides a computer case equipped with a transparent LCD display that allows the program windows being displayed to be displayed to expand and limit the amount of information that can be seen on a conventional monitor.

This object of the present invention, the computer case is installed on the inside, the computer case portion 10 which is a housing in which a through portion 11 is formed through the rectangular front or side of the computer component is not installed; A transparent LCD display 20 which is formed while blocking the penetrating portion 11 of the case part 10, is transparent to the naked eye at 50% or more, and may display an operation menu image of an advertisement or a computer program; ; A display illumination unit 21 formed at an edge of the transparent LCD display 20 inside the case unit 10 and formed as an LED bar for projecting light from the transparent LCD display 20; A touch panel coupled to an outer surface of the transparent LCD display 20 to control a computer program displayed on the transparent LCD display 20 by touching with a user's finger or a touch tool and allowing input of letters or pictures. 30; A controller 40 which processes input information input to the touch panel 30 and controls an output and an output setting of an operation menu of an advertisement or a computer program displayed on the transparent LCD display 20; The transparent LCD display 20 and the touch panel 30 and the control unit 40 is provided by a computer case equipped with a transparent LCD display comprising a power supply unit 50 for supplying power.

In addition, in a business place (S) such as a PC room equipped with at least two computer cases (A) provided with the transparent LCD display, the operator of the business place (S) of the advertisement or message output to the transparent LCD display 20 Controlling the selection of the type collectively through the Internet network, and a menu of a computer program for requesting the purchase of food and beverages or products sold at the workplace (S) is output, and the user touches the touch panel (30). By inputting a command by touching a menu of a computer program, it is possible to request the purchase of food and beverages or products sold at the shop (S), and the transparent LCD display 20 duplicates the screen output on the monitor of the computer. The screen of programs running on the computer is arranged in a window of a certain size. Transparent LCD according to the present invention comprising a configuration and a function that is simultaneously displayed on the bright LCD display 20 so that when a user touches and selects a window of each program by hand, the selected program is displayed on the monitor and is set to be executed. A computer case with a display is achieved.

Computer case equipped with a transparent LCD display according to the present invention, first, since the inside of the computer case is visually observed through a transparent LCD display having a transparency of 50% or more, it is possible to always check the operating state and cleaning state, etc., second In addition, it satisfies the user's aesthetic preferences, and the natural exposure inside the computer case produces the educational effect by the user's interest and motivation for the computer's structure and working principle. Third, the convenient selection and operation using the touch panel It is possible to use it as a text and picture input tool. It is convenient to improve the computer input method. Fourth, by providing advertisements on the transparent LCD display, the operator of the workplace equipped with the computer case equipped with the transparent LCD display can receive advertising revenue. There is the effect that it becomes possible to create Sales floors display order buttons to request food and beverages and products on the transparent LCD display to facilitate sales of food and beverages and products. Sixth, it is possible to duplicate or expand the monitor screen of a computer to a transparent LCD display. The total area of the screen is increased to increase the amount of information provided at the same time. Seventh, each window of programs running on the computer can be displayed on the transparent LCD display at the same time. have.

1 is a perspective view of a computer case having an active panel according to the related art.
2A is a perspective view of a computer case equipped with a transparent LCD display according to a first embodiment of the present invention.
2B is an enlarged cross-sectional view of a computer case equipped with a transparent LCD display according to a first embodiment of the present invention.
3 is a front view of a state in which an advertisement is shown on a transparent LCD display of a computer case equipped with a transparent LCD display according to a first embodiment of the present invention.
4 is a front view of a state in which a menu selection program is shown on a transparent LCD display of a computer case equipped with a transparent LCD display according to a first embodiment of the present invention.
FIG. 5 is a front view of a program window being executed on a transparent LCD display of a computer case equipped with a transparent LCD display according to a first embodiment of the present invention.
6 is a perspective view of a computer case provided with a transparent LCD display according to a second embodiment of the present invention.

Hereinafter, exemplary embodiments of the present invention will be described in detail with reference to the accompanying drawings so that those skilled in the art may easily implement the present invention. However, since the description of the present invention is only an embodiment for structural or functional description, the scope of the present invention should not be construed as limited by the embodiments described in the text. That is, the embodiments may be variously modified and manufactured in various forms, or may be replaced by parts and technology, it should be understood that the scope of the present invention includes equivalents to realize the technical idea.

In addition, the object or effect presented in the present invention does not mean that all should be included in a specific embodiment or include only such effects, it should not be understood that the scope of the present invention is limited by the specific embodiment. Meanwhile, among the technical configurations described in the present invention and the functions exhibited by the technical configurations, the technical configurations and functions that are well known and applied will be omitted.

According to a first preferred embodiment of the present invention, a computer case A having a transparent LCD display includes a front surface in which a computer component is installed inside and a computer component is not installed, as shown in FIGS. 2A and 2B. Alternatively, the case is formed while blocking the penetrating portion 11 of the computer case portion 10 and the case portion 10, which is a housing in which the through portion 11 is formed by penetrating a rectangular side, and the transparency is 50% or more. A transparent LCD display 20, which is visible by the naked eye and can display an operation menu image of an advertisement or a computer program; A display illumination unit 21 formed at an edge of the transparent LCD display 20 inside the case unit 10 and formed as an LED bar for projecting light from the transparent LCD display 20; A touch panel coupled to an outer surface of the transparent LCD display 20 to control a computer program displayed on the transparent LCD display 20 by touching with a user's finger or a touch tool and allowing input of letters or pictures. 30; The control unit 40 which is a microcontroller for processing input information input to the touch panel 30 and controlling output and output setting of an operation menu of an advertisement or a computer program displayed on the transparent LCD display 20 (not shown in the drawing). O); And a power supply unit 50 (not shown) for supplying power to the transparent LCD display 20, the touch panel 30, and the control unit 40.

Each part will be described in more detail as follows.

The computer case 10 may be manufactured in various forms applied to a rectangular parallelepiped or a rectangular parallelepiped, and is formed of a plate of metal or synthetic resin, and is empty inside, such as a main board, a central processing unit, a main memory device, and a graphic. It is a housing in which a number of components such as a main board and a power supply to which a card and a sound card are connected are installed and fixed on one side of the computer case, and one side facing the side where the components of the computer are mainly installed is The penetrating portion 11 is coupled to the case by fitting or screwing to be easily opened so that the user can open it when replacing parts of the computer or repairing a malfunction. The penetrating portion 11 is connected to the case by fitting or screwing. Is formed in the shape of a rectangle.

The transparent LCD display 20 is installed while blocking the penetrating portion 11 of the case portion 10 from the rear side in the front direction, and the transparency is formed at 50% or more and is viewed by the naked eye of the user, and is an advertisement or a computer program. The operation menu image of can be displayed.

The display lighting unit 21 emits light of a predetermined illuminance to the transparent LCD display 20 so that the image of the transparent LCD display 20 can be recognized by the user's eyes because the transparent LCD display 20 cannot emit light by itself. In order to project, the light emitting diodes (LEDs) are arranged as LED bars at predetermined distances near the inner edge of the transparent LCD display 20.

The touch panel 30 is coupled to the outer surface of the transparent LCD display 20, and when the user touches a specific area with a hand or a touch tool, the corresponding area is positioned with an arrow according to the movement of the mouse and clicked. It produces the same effect as it does. Through input of the touch panel, information input such as selecting execution of a program, writing and inputting letters, or drawing and inputting an image can be input.

First, as shown in FIG. 3, the controller 40 processes input information input to the touch panel 30 to display a preset advertisement B or a computer program on the transparent LCD display 20. And secondly, in a workplace S such as a PC room having at least two computer cases A equipped with a transparent LCD display, connected to the CPU of the computer, the operator of the workplace S is a transparent LCD. It is possible to collectively control the selection of the type of advertisement or message output on the display 20 through the Internet network. Third, as shown in Figure 4, the transparent LCD display 20 is equipped with a computer Order menu (C) of a computer program for requesting the purchase of food and beverages or products sold at a business place (S) is output, and a user selects an order menu for the computer program on the touch panel 30 by hand. (C) controls to enable the purchase of food and beverages or products sold at the place of business (S) by touching a command, and fourthly, as shown in FIG. 5, the transparent LCD display 20 The screen output to the monitor of the computer is set through the control unit so that the output is duplicated or extended, or the screens of programs running on the computer are arranged in program display windows (D) of a predetermined size and displayed simultaneously on the transparent LCD display 20. When the user touches and selects a window of each program by hand, the selected program is displayed on the monitor and is configured as a microcontroller that can be set to execute.

The power supply unit 50 is connected to the power supply of the computer by a power line to supply power to the transparent LCD display 20, the touch panel 30, and the control unit 40.

In a computer case A equipped with a transparent LCD display according to a second preferred embodiment of the present invention, as shown in FIG. 6, the transparent LCD display 20 may be formed on the right side of the case portion 10. The configuration and function are the same as in the first embodiment.

The computer case with a transparent LCD display according to the present invention will be said to be an industrially applicable invention because it is possible to repeatedly manufacture the same product in the manufacturing industry of a general computer case.

A: Computer case with transparent LCD display
B: Ad C: Order Menu
D: Program display S: Business place
10: case portion 11: penetrating portion
20: transparent LCD display 21: display lighting unit
30: touch panel 40: control unit
50: power supply

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  1. A computer case having a transparent LCD display, wherein one side of the computer case is formed of a transparent LCD display,
    Computer case (A) with a transparent LCD display,
    A computer case part (10) which is a housing in which a computer part is installed inside and a through part (11) formed by penetrating a rectangular front or side in which the computer part is not installed is formed;
    The transparent LCD display 20 is formed while blocking the penetrating portion 11 of the case part 10, the transparency is 50% or more, and is visible by the naked eye, and an operation menu image of an advertisement or a computer program can be displayed. Wow;
    A display illumination unit 21 formed at an edge of the transparent LCD display 20 inside the case unit 10 and formed as an LED bar for projecting light from the transparent LCD display 20;
    A touch panel coupled to an outer surface of the transparent LCD display 20 to control a computer program displayed on the transparent LCD display 20 by touching with a user's finger or a touch tool, and allowing input of letters or pictures ( 30);
    A controller 40 which processes input information input to the touch panel 30 and controls an output and an output setting of an operation menu of an advertisement or a computer program displayed on the transparent LCD display 20;
    And a power supply unit 50 for supplying power to the transparent LCD display 20, the touch panel 30, and the control unit 40.
    In a business place S such as a PC room equipped with at least two computer cases A provided with the transparent LCD display, an operator B of the business place S is outputted on the transparent LCD display 20 or You can control the selection of message types at once through the Internet network.
    The transparent LCD display 20 outputs a menu of a computer program for requesting the purchase of food and beverages or products sold at a place where a computer is installed, and a user selects an order menu of a computer program on the touch panel 30 by hand. (C) by inputting a command by the operation of the computer (S), characterized in that it is possible to request the purchase of food and beverages or products, a computer case with a transparent LCD display.
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  4. According to claim 1, The transparent LCD display 20 can be set to duplicate or expand the screen output on the monitor of the computer, the screen of the program running on the computer arranged in a program display window (D) of a predetermined size Is displayed on the transparent LCD display 20 at the same time so that when the user touches the window of each program and selects it by hand, it is possible to set the selected program to be displayed and executed on the monitor of the computer. Computer case.
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