With Movable Drum Display Patents (Class 368/26)
  • Patent number: 7167689
    Abstract: The telephone watch includes a crystal (1) including a keyboard (2) formed in particular of a plurality of capacitive sensors (3) disposed under the crystal. This crystal includes a thick zone (4) at its center and a thinned zone (5) at its periphery. The keyboard (2) is deposited under the thinned zone (5).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2001
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2007
    Assignee: Asulab S.A.
    Inventors: Jean-Claude Martin, Dominique Dubugnon, Jean-Pierre Mignot
  • Patent number: 6636457
    Abstract: A clock movement with a display for world time zones comprises a power source, a second counter, a minute counter, an hour counter, and a time zone display. The time zone display further comprises an intermediate base, a time zone adjustable ring, and a dial plate. The intermediate base provides a planetary basic gear axially attached to the central of the bottom thereof to be passed through by a minute wheel set. The planetary basic gear at a lower side thereof connects with an axial stem provided a front hour wheel and a join ring at a lower periphery thereof. The join ring at a periphery thereof extends at least two circumferential elastic engaging hooks. The time zone adjustable ring provides an inner gear ring part to mesh with the planetary basic gear. An inner ratchet ring with a plurality of ratchet teeth at the top of the time zone adjustable ring for engaging with the two engaging hooks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2001
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2003
    Assignee: Atop Precision Ind. Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Wen-Chun Lin
  • Patent number: 4308604
    Abstract: A clock for indicating the different times at different places in the world, comprises a globe and a dial ring rotatable in an annular groove formed around the inside of the globe at its equatorial region. The dial ring is rotated around the globe by a clock movement. A time scale on the dial ring is visible through a transparent zone of the equatorial region of the globe, and the simultaneous times at the different places in the world are indicated by reading the time scale in conjunction with index marks provided on the globe and identifying different places in the world.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 1980
    Date of Patent: December 29, 1981
    Inventor: James L. G. Graham
  • Patent number: 4307458
    Abstract: The watch has a component in which a plurality of different times corresponding to different world time zones are displayed simultaneously. In one embodiment, the times are designated on an endless belt which is moved in increments under a window. In another embodiment, the times are designated on a roller which is rotated in increments under a window. Incremental motion can take place manually or automatically. In another embodiment, the timepiece component is interconnected into a circuit of a quartz watch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 1978
    Date of Patent: December 22, 1981
    Inventor: A. Oscar Lin