Global patent index - EP 1025685 A1

EP 1025685 A1 2000-08-09 - DEVICE FOR ENABLING MULTIPLE PERSONS TO USE A PRIVATE TELEPHONE SET AND TO CHARGE THE RELATED CALLS TO THEM

Title (en)

DEVICE FOR ENABLING MULTIPLE PERSONS TO USE A PRIVATE TELEPHONE SET AND TO CHARGE THE RELATED CALLS TO THEM

Title (de)

VORRICHTUNG ZUR BERECHTIGUNG MEHRERER PERSONEN ZUM GEBRAUCH EINES PRIVATEN TELEPHONAPPARATES, UND ZUR INDIVIDUELLEN VERGEBÜHRUNG IHRER ANRUFE

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF PERMETTANT A PLUSIEURS PERSONNES D'UTILISER UN POSTE DE TELEPHONE PRIVE ET DE FACTURER A CHACUNE LES APPELS LA CONCERNANT

Publication

EP 1025685 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99929689 A

Priority

  • IT 9900183 W
  • IT RM980529 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0008833A1] The present invention relates to a device for enabling multiple persons to use a private telephone set and for charging the related calls to them, comprising a central control unit (1) including a memory unit (2) and a keypad (3) to store therein an access code, a credit or other data. To the control unit (1) are also unidirectionally connected: means for recognising a person authorised to use the telephone set; a credit display (6); and, also connected to the telephone line (L) upstream of the telephone set, a line pulse detector (8), a line drop device (9), constituted by a local tone generator (10) and by a relay (11) ,a dtmf tone or pulse detector (12), a handset hang-up detector (13).

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

H04M 1/66; H04M 15/28; H04M 15/30; H04M 17/02

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H04M 1/673 (2006.01); H04M 15/28 (2006.01); H04M 15/30 (2006.01); H04M 17/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04M 15/28 (2013.01); H04M 1/673 (2013.01); H04M 15/30 (2013.01); H04M 17/02 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0008833A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

WO 0008833 A1 20000217; EP 1025685 A1 20000809; IT 1302424 B1 20000905; IT RM980529 A1 20000207; IT RM980529 D0 19980806

INPADOC legal status

2002-07-10 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20020101

2000-08-09 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20000331

2000-08-09 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

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