Global patent index - EP 1004202 A4

EP 1004202 A4 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 A4 (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)

Citation (search report)

  • No further relevant documents disclosed
  • See also references of WO 9853610A1

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2006-12-29 [REG HK WD] APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN, DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN, OR REFUSED AFTER PUBLICATION IN HONG KONG

- Ref Legal Event Code: WD

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2003-06-25 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN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

- Ref Legal Event Code: A4

- 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:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

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