Global Patent Index - EP 1016254 A1

EP 1016254 A1 2000-07-05 - TELEPHONE APPARATUS AND SIGNALLING METHOD

Title (en)

TELEPHONE APPARATUS AND SIGNALLING METHOD

Title (de)

TELEFONGERÄT UND SIGNALISIERUNGSVERFAHREN

Title (fr)

APPAREIL TELEPHONIQUE ET PROCEDE DE SIGNALISATION

Publication

EP 1016254 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 97936810 A

Priority

GB 9702286 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9911046A1] A telephone apparatus, in particular a hand-held and/or mobile and/or digital telephone apparatus, comprises a database for holding a plurality of entries, each entry comprising a field for holding identifying information and a field for holding signalling information, selection means for selecting one of said entries of said database, and tone generating means (28) for generating signalling tones corresponding to said signalling information stored in the selected entry of said database. A dialling method employs such a telephone apparatus. The invention enables a user of a telephone to establish different types of connections in a convenient and error-free way.

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

H04M 1/274

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H04M 1/275 (2006.01); H04M 1/725 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04M 1/275 (2013.01); H04M 1/72519 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9911046A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE DK FI FR GB IT NL SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9911046 A1 19990304; EP 1016254 A1 20000705

INPADOC legal status


2002-10-09 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20020301

2000-07-05 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000324

2000-07-05 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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