Global Patent Index - EP 1034532 A1

EP 1034532 A1 2000-09-13 - A PERSONAL AUDIO SYSTEM

Title (en)

A PERSONAL AUDIO SYSTEM

Title (de)

PERSÖNLICHES AUDIOSYSTEM

Title (fr)

SYSTEME DE SONORISATION PERSONNEL

Publication

EP 1034532 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98958343 A

Priority

  • GB 9803626 W
  • US 98512997 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9928897A1] The present invention is a computerized audio system for downloading selected data as audio segments to a portable audio storage means. The computerized audio includes a processing unit which selectively retrieves data across a network, via a communication link. The processing unit then converts the selected data to analog signals and stores the analog signals on a portable storage device as audio segments. Such an arrangement allows an individual the flexibility of listening to selected data at any location or time through the use of audio system that can play the portable storage device.

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

G10L 3/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G11B 20/10 (2006.01); G10K 15/02 (2006.01); G10L 13/00 (2006.01); G10L 13/04 (2013.01); G11B 20/00 (2006.01); H04M 1/60 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G10L 13/00 (2013.01); G11B 20/00086 (2013.01); H04M 1/6041 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9928897A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

CH DE FR GB IT LI

EPO simple patent family

WO 9928897 A1 19990610; EP 1034532 A1 20000913; JP 2001525563 A 20011211

INPADOC legal status


2003-01-02 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Ref Legal Event Code: 18D

- Effective date: 20020702

2000-09-13 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Ref Legal Event Code: 17P

- Effective date: 20000703

2000-09-13 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Ref Legal Event Code: AK

- Designated State(s): CH DE FR GB IT LI