Global Patent Index - EP 1004202 A1

EP 1004202 A1 2000-05-31 - PHOTONIC HOME AREA NETWORK

Title (en)

PHOTONIC HOME AREA NETWORK

Title (de)

PHOTONISCHES NAHBEREICHSNETZWERK

Title (fr)

RESEAU LOCAL DOMESTIQUE PHOTONIQUE

Publication

EP 1004202 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 97927707 A

Priority

US 9708694 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9853610A1] The invention is a photonic home area network for interfacing an external communication data network with a plurality of buildings, residential or commercial, in a neighborhood. The external communication network has a plurality of user data bandwidth segments with at least television programming data, audio programming data and telephony service data provided to the network. The photonic home area network has a photonic multiaccess channel, a head-end communication circuit, a plurality of set-top box circuits (24), and an executable programm for demultiplexing and distributing the data segments in the set-top box circuits and acquiring user data for incorporation into the subsequent multiplexed signal.

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

H04N 7/14; H04N 7/22

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H04B 10/112 (2013.01); H04L 12/28 (2006.01); H04N 7/173 (2011.01); H04N 7/22 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04B 10/1125 (2013.01); H04L 12/2801 (2013.01); H04N 7/17309 (2013.01); H04N 7/22 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

WO 9853610 A1 19981126; AU 3210197 A 19981211; EP 1004202 A1 20000531; EP 1004202 A4 20000531

INPADOC legal status


2006-12-29 [REG HK WD] APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN, DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN, OR REFUSED AFTER PUBLICATION IN HONG KONG

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- Ref Document Number: 1028861

- Country of Ref Document: HK

2003-06-25 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20021203

2000-05-31 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 19991222

2000-05-31 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

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- Effective date: 20000406

2000-05-31 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2000-05-31 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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- Designated State(s): AT BE CH DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE