Global Patent Index - EP 0987640 A1

EP 0987640 A1 2000-03-22 - System for releasing a customer order after a registered payment

Title (en)

System for releasing a customer order after a registered payment

Title (de)

Verfahren zur Freilassung eines Kundenauftrags nach registrierter Bezahlung

Title (fr)

Procédé de libération d'une commande de client après un paiement enregistré

Publication

EP 0987640 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98117503 A

Priority

EP 98117503 A

Abstract (en)

A system for releasing a customer order after a registered payment, having a plurality of input stations (401, 402 ... 408; 4001, 4002 ... 4008) for registering the payment. At least one output station (21, 22) located in a store and electrically connected with the input stations (401, 402 ... 408; 4001, 4002 ... 4008) via at least one multiplexer (44,440). Converters (48, 521, 522) are used transmit all the data generated at the plurality of input stations (401, 402 ... 408; 4001, 4002 ... 4008) to each of the output stations (21, 22). The input station (401, 402 ... 408; 4001, 4002 ... 4008) are barcode scanners.

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

G06F 17/60; G07F 7/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G07F 7/00 (2006.01); G07G 1/00 (2006.01); G07G 1/14 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G07G 1/0045 (2013.01); G07F 7/00 (2013.01); G07G 1/14 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

  • [Y] US 5113351 A 19920512 - BOSTIC STEVE [US]
  • [Y] US 5331549 A 19940719 - CRAWFORD JR JOHN M [US]
  • [Y] JACOB MILLMAN: "MICROELECTRONICS : Digital and Analog Circuits and Systems", 1979, MCGRAW-HILL BOOK COMPANY, SINGAPORE, XP002097787

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB

EPO simple patent family

EP 0987640 A1 20000322

INPADOC legal status


2001-08-08 [18W] WITHDRAWN

- Date of withdrawal: 20010612

2000-11-29 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

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2000-11-08 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000908

2000-03-22 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB

2000-03-22 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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