Global Patent Index - EP 0806976 A4

EP 0806976 A4 2000-09-27 - METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IDENTIFYING POSITION

Title (en)

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR IDENTIFYING POSITION

Title (de)

VERFAHREN UND GERÄT ZUR IDENTIFIZIERUNG EINER POSITION

Title (fr)

PROCEDE ET APPAREIL D'IDENTIFICATION D'UNE POSITION

Publication

EP 0806976 A4 (EN)

Application

EP 96903672 A

Priority

  • US 9601012 W
  • US 37603995 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9622132A1] A method for identifying position and displaying information about the position is provided, including the steps of digitizing visual images and electronically storing information regarding positions displayed in the visual images; electronically displaying the visual images; and electronically displaying information regarding user-selected positions displayed in the visual images. A device (28) is provided that includes an electronic display screen (32) for displaying visual images and information stored on a removable memory module (50). A control panel (30) includes a control pad (34) and buttons (36, 38, 40, 42) that enable a user to selectively display the digitized photographs and selected information concerning positions and objects shown on the display device (28).

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A63B 57/00; A63B 71/06; G06F 17/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A63B 71/06 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A63B 71/06 (2013.01); A63B 2071/0691 (2013.01); A63B 2102/32 (2015.10); A63B 2220/12 (2013.01); A63B 2220/13 (2013.01); A63B 2220/20 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH DE DK ES FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9622132 A1 19960725; AU 4768096 A 19960807; AU 710894 B2 19990930; CA 2211012 A1 19960725; EP 0806976 A1 19971119; EP 0806976 A4 20000927; MX 9705558 A 19971031

INPADOC legal status


2002-02-06 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20010801

2000-09-27 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20000816

2000-09-27 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A4

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE DK ES FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2000-09-27 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- Free text: 7A 63B 57/00 A, 7G 06F 17/00 B, 7A 63B 71/06 B

1997-11-19 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 19970820

1997-11-19 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE DK ES FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE