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Title:
INDICATION DEVICE AND INDICATION METHOD
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2008139163
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To provide an indication device and an indication method capable of remarkably improving visibility of indicated information and appearance designability.

In an indication panel 30 of a timepiece, figures such as an hour indication 510, a ten-minute digit indication 521, and a one-minute digit indication 522 are laid out at different positions in a distributed manner. Specific information specified by the current time, as its time indication, is indicated in a first form (black), and information before and after the specific information in the one-minute digit indication, for example, in terms of time sequence, is indicated in a second form (dark gray). Further, the other information is indicated in a third form (light gray). Accordingly, time information is easily grasped, and the entire indication area of the indication panel 30 is efficiently utilized for the indication. Thus, the appearance designability is extremely improved. Namely, the timepiece with indication functions as an accessory is provided.


Inventors:
AKAIWA MASAO
FURUKAWA HIROKO
BABA NORIMITSU
Application Number:
JP2006325857A
Publication Date:
June 19, 2008
Filing Date:
December 01, 2006
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
SEIKO EPSON CORP
International Classes:
G04G9/00; G02F1/167; G02F1/17; G09F9/00; G09G3/04; G09G3/16; G09G3/20; G09G3/34; G09G5/00; G09G5/10
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
特許業務法人樹之下知的財産事務所
木下 實三
中山 寛二
石崎 剛