Global Patent Index - EP 0928578 A3

EP 0928578 A3 2000-02-23 - Apparatus and method for saving work space

Title (en)

Apparatus and method for saving work space

Title (de)

Gerät und Verfahren zur Arbeitsplatzeinsparung

Title (fr)

Appareil et méthode pour épargner de l'espace de travail

Publication

EP 0928578 A3 (EN)

Application

EP 98310449 A

Priority

GB 9726614 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: GB2332370A] To save space, e.g. in an office, a space divider or screen 1 has at least one computer unit mounted thereon or partially or wholly received therein. Screen 1, connectible to another screen, incorporates flat VDU 2 and planar computer components 3, and comprises a frame 4 and one or more panels 12, 13 which may enclose at least one computer unit. A workstation may comprise the screen attached to a work table. Four such work stations arranged in a square comprise a four-person unit (Fig. 4, not shown).

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

A47B 21/00; A47B 83/00; E04B 2/74

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47B 21/00 (2006.01); A47B 83/00 (2006.01); E04B 2/74 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47B 83/001 (2013.01); A47B 21/00 (2013.01); E04B 2/7422 (2013.01); A47B 2200/0073 (2013.01); E04B 2002/7483 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

GB 2332370 A 19990623; GB 9827785 D0 19990210; EP 0928578 A2 19990714; EP 0928578 A3 20000223; GB 9726614 D0 19980218

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