Global Patent Index - EP 0932129 A3

EP 0932129 A3 2000-12-06 - Improvements in and relating to a machine for dispensing media

Title (en)

Improvements in and relating to a machine for dispensing media

Title (de)

Verbesserungen an einer Zahlungsmittelausgabevorrichtung

Title (fr)

Améliorations à une machine distributrice de supports de données

Publication

EP 0932129 A3 (EN)

Application

EP 98310393 A

Priority

GB 9726836 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP0932129A2] This invention relates to a machine 10, such as a card operated self service terminal (SST) capable of dispensing media such as tickets or receipts, or prepaid cards; the SST may be an ATM which dispenses banknotes. The machine (10) comprises a user interface means (16) and a media transporter (T) for transporting media from a media dispensing point (29) along a media path (P) to a media presentation point. The media transporter (T) comprises a variable length belt feed means (40) which is adjustable between a first retracted position in which the media presentation point is adjacent the media dispensing point (29) and a second protracted position in which the media presentation point is displaced from the media dispensing point (29). <IMAGE> <IMAGE>

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

G07F 19/00; G07D 9/00; G07D 11/00; G07F 7/10

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B65H 29/12 (2006.01); B65H 29/60 (2006.01); G07D 11/00 (2006.01); G07F 19/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G07F 19/20 (2013.01); B65H 29/12 (2013.01); G07D 11/0018 (2013.01); G07F 19/201 (2013.01); G07F 19/202 (2013.01); B65H 2404/2613 (2013.01); B65H 2408/13 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 0932129 A2 19990728; EP 0932129 A3 20001206; EP 0932129 B1 20030611; DE 69815487 D1 20030717; DE 69815487 T2 20040519; ES 2200278 T3 20040301; GB 9726836 D0 19980218; JP 4394189 B2 20100106; JP H11240655 A 19990907; ZA 9811534 B 20000615

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1999-10-06 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: SWINTON, JAMES D.

1999-10-06 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: RICE, WILLIAM

1999-10-06 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: MCMILLAN, DAVID J.

1999-10-06 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

- Inventor name: WIGGINS, TIMOTHY

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