Global Patent Index - EP 0996868 A1

EP 0996868 A1 2000-05-03 - APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ADJUSTING WHEEL ALIGNMENT CAMERA HEIGHT

Title (en)

APPARATUS AND METHOD FOR ADJUSTING WHEEL ALIGNMENT CAMERA HEIGHT

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG UND VERFAHREN ZUR JUSTIERUNG DER KAMERAHÖHE EINER RADAUSRICHTUNGSANORDNUNG

Title (fr)

APPAREIL ET PROCEDE DE REGLAGE DE LA HAUTEUR DE CAMERAS D'ALIGNEMENT DE ROUES

Publication

EP 0996868 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98934534 A

Priority

  • US 9814568 W
  • US 5218197 P

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9903018A1] Apparatus (30) and method for adjusting the height of wheel alignment cameras (20, 22) includes elevating camera supports for supporting the wheel alignment cameras (20, 22) and adjusting the vertical position of the cameras (20, 22). The wheel alignment cameras (20, 22) provide signals that correspond to the field of view to a processor (34) which provides display signals to a display (36). A camera height control console provides for manual adjusment of camera height.

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

G03B 17/00; G01B 5/24; G01B 11/26; G03B 17/48; G03B 19/00; G03B 29/00; H04N 7/18

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

B62D 17/00 (2006.01); G01B 11/26 (2006.01); G01B 11/275 (2006.01); G03B 17/48 (2006.01); G03B 17/56 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G01B 11/275 (2013.01); G01B 2210/143 (2013.01); G01B 2210/30 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT NL

EPO simple patent family

WO 9903018 A1 19990121; AU 8403198 A 19990208; BR 9810997 A 20000808; CA 2294871 A1 19990121; EP 0996868 A1 20000503; EP 0996868 A4 20020612; JP 2001509606 A 20010724; KR 20010014438 A 20010226

INPADOC legal status


2003-01-15 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20021028

2002-06-12 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20020502

2002-06-12 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A4

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB IT NL

2002-06-12 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- Free text: 7G 01B 11/275 A, 7G 03B 17/00 B, 7G 03B 17/48 B, 7G 03B 19/00 B, 7G 03B 29/00 B, 7G 01B 5/24 B, 7G 01B 11/26 B, 7H 04N 7/18 B

2000-05-03 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000107

2000-05-03 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB IT NL