Global Patent Index - EP 0879451 B1

EP 0879451 B1 2001-01-24 - IMPROVED APPARATUS FOR PROGRAMMED COLLECTION AND DELIVERY OF MONEY, PARTICULARLY AN ELECTRONIC MONEYBOX

Title (en)

IMPROVED APPARATUS FOR PROGRAMMED COLLECTION AND DELIVERY OF MONEY, PARTICULARLY AN ELECTRONIC MONEYBOX

Title (de)

VERBESSERTE VORRICHTUNG ZUM PROGRAMMIERTEN SAMMELN UND AUSGEBEN VON GELD,INSBESONDERES EIN ELEKTRONISCHER GELDBEHÄLTER

Title (fr)

APPAREIL AMELIORE, PLUS PARTICULIEREMENT SOUS LA FORME D'UNE TIRELIRE ELECTRONIQUE, POUR RECEVOIR DE L'ARGENT ET POUR LE LIBERER DE MANIERE PROGRAMMEE

Publication

EP 0879451 B1 (EN)

Application

EP 96921074 A

Priority

  • IT 9600128 W
  • IT TV960017 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9729461A1] Improved apparatus for programmed collection and delivery, particularly of money, of the type including: a structure (1) perpendicularly erected, provided with a door (2) on the back, with limited access, said structure being able to contain at least one computer (4) programmed for supplying the wins at the achievement of a preset combination; optionally a keyboard (14) for the programming of a control-timer of at least one coffer (6, 7), making itself openable to supply the coins therein contained at a certain hour and date; a collection and delivery coffer group for the coins introduced through a coin dispenser (5) characterised in that: the structure, equipped with an entrance with limited access, includes a logic unit (4) that interacts with a main computer, provided with acoustic boxes (11) externally placed regarding said structure, to supply the wins obtained at the achievement of a preset combination in the programming phase of the working software; the collection and delivery coffer group of the coins introduced through a coin dispenser is composed of one or more coffers each one equipped with means for the controlled delivery of coins that interact with the main computer and/or the control logic unit.

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

G07F 9/06

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G07F 9/06 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G07F 9/06 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

WO 9729461 A1 19970814; AT 198948 T 20010215; AU 6240996 A 19970828; DE 69611698 D1 20010301; EP 0879451 A1 19981125; EP 0879451 B1 20010124; IT 1288575 B1 19980923; IT TV960017 A1 19970811; IT TV960017 D0 19960209

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2002-02-13 [GBPC] GB: EUROPEAN PATENT CEASED THROUGH NON-PAYMENT OF RENEWAL FEE

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