ZEALIO ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. (Hsinchu, TW)
What is a Patent for Wireless doorsill plate, with the option of changing display and power-saving mechanism.
A wireless door-sill plate with variable display information that can be changed and a power-saving mechanism. It comes with a baseplate a battery module, a radio frequency module, a display module and an energy-saving module. A circuit board is mounted on the baseplate. The battery module is mounted on the baseplate, and electrically connected to the circuit board, and the battery module functions to generate electrical power. Radio frequency modules are disposed on the circuit board, and it is used to receive an activation signal to create the wireless signal. The circuit board houses the display module. It also houses a backlight unit which is connected to the battery module. The circuit board is home to an energy-saving module, which is electrically linked to the battery module. The wireless signal allows the energy-saving device to decrease the electrical power generated by the battery module and turn on the backlight unit.
The Field of Invention
The present invention pertains to a wireless doorsill plate having changing display information and, more specifically, to the wireless doorsill plate having variable display information and a power-saving mechanism that is capable of continuously exchanging electric power and creating a energy savings.
Modern automobiles have become a common mode of transport. Light-emitting device have been used extensively in cars to create aesthetic effects and to offer lighting effects. A lot of people also put warning lights as well as doorsill plates inside their vehicles, which emit light. In recent times, a lot of car accident victims resulted from drivers opening the doors improperly, often and without paying the rear of approaching pedestrians or cars. The light-emitting device located on the door of the vehicle is particularly important at night when it is dark. Certain drivers in Taiwan put reflective stickers or anti-collision strips to the inner part of the door to alert rear approaching pedestrians and cars however the results are poor. In the end, many manufacturers introduce car warning lights and doorsill plates as other ways to alert pedestrians and cars approaching from behind.
In order to reduce the size of the doorsill plates on the market buttons cell batteries have to be utilized to decrease the dimensions of the doorsill plates as well as control the doorsill plates at the same time. However, when the display module, the wireless module and light-emitting component of the doorsill plate are activated at same time, the electrical power required is far higher than the load the button cell batteries can endure, causing the door’s activation to beabnormal or the doorsill plate fails to begin.
The graphics or text on the doorsill plates are printed or cut at the factory by laser. For users as the graphics or text cannot be modified after purchase the doorway plate will not satisfy the demands of the user. For manufacturers, various brands use different logos therefore the same mold cannot be used to make different logos, which results in the cost of manufacturing that can’t be decreased.
Thus, how to address the above problems and drawbacks of the prior art is what the inventor of the current invention and relevant manufacturers engaged in this industry are eager to study and improve.
The present invention aims to solve these problems by offering a wireless door plate that displays changeable information as well as a power-saving device which can provide a steady flow of electric power.
The secondary object of this invention is to provide an wireless doorsill plate that has dynamic display information and power-saving mechanisms that can be used to regulate the use of lithium batteries.
Another secondary object of the invention is to provide an wireless doorsill plate that has changing display information as well as a power-saving mechanism that can achieve efficiency in power saving.
To accomplish these objectives, the present invention provides an wireless doorsill plate that has variable display information that can be changed and a power-saving mechanism, which includes a baseplate an energy-saving module, a battery module radio frequency module, a display module and an energy saving module. The baseplate houses an electronic circuit board. The battery module is placed on the baseplate and is electrically connected to it. The battery module produces electricity. The radiofrequency module situated on the circuit board is able to receive an activation signal to generate wireless signals. The circuit board houses the display module. It also has the backlight module that is connected to the battery module. The circuit board houses the energy-savingmodule that is electrically linked to the battery module. Based on the wireless signal, the energy-saving module cuts down on the electric power generated by the battery module to enable it to turn on the backlight unit.
The present invention is based on the following structure. After activating the wireless door with variable display information via an activation unit The radiofrequency module then receives an activation signal. Next, the energy-saving unit receives the wireless signals and reduces electric energy generated by the battery module according to the wireless signal. This ensures steady electricity output and permits normal usage and maintenance of the battery.
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