US 11,056,041 B2
Display panel redundancy schemes
Kapil V. Sakariya, Los Altos, CA (US); Tore Nauta, Santa Cruz, CA (US); Hopil Bae, Sunnyvale, CA (US); Henry C. Jen, Los Altos, CA (US); James E. Pedder, Cupertino, CA (US); Sunggu Kang, San Jose, CA (US); Shingo Hatanaka, San Jose, CA (US); Xiang Lu, Campbell, CA (US); Mahdi Farrokh Baroughi, Santa Clara, CA (US); Hasan Akyol, Mountain View, CA (US); Saif Choudhary, San Jose, CA (US); and Ion Bita, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Filed by Apple Inc., Cupertino, CA (US)
Filed on Nov. 19, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/688,750.
Application 16/688,750 is a continuation of application No. 15/576,237, granted, now 10,535,296, previously published as PCT/US2016/034878, filed on May 27, 2016.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/173,769, filed on Jun. 10, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2020/0090574 A1, Mar. 19, 2020
Int. Cl. G09G 3/20 (2006.01); G09G 3/32 (2016.01)
CPC G09G 3/2088 (2013.01) [G09G 3/2014 (2013.01); G09G 3/32 (2013.01); G09G 2300/0413 (2013.01); G09G 2300/0426 (2013.01); G09G 2300/0804 (2013.01); G09G 2300/0857 (2013.01); G09G 2310/027 (2013.01); G09G 2310/0272 (2013.01); G09G 2310/0291 (2013.01); G09G 2310/08 (2013.01); G09G 2330/08 (2013.01)] 14 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A display panel comprising: first driver arranged in a first row of drivers; a second driver arranged in a second row of drivers; a plurality of light emitting diodes (LEDs) forming a plurality of pixels arranged in a display row; wherein each of the first and second drivers includes a first portion and a second portion, and the first and second portions are to independently receive control and pixel bits; and wherein each of the plurality of LEDs in the plurality of pixels in said display row is connected to the first driver to be driven by the first portion of the first driver, and each of the plurality of LEDs in the plurality of pixels in said display row is also connected to the second driver to be driven by the second portion of the second driver.