Global Patent Index - EP 1036384 A2

EP 1036384 A2 2000-09-20 - CONTROL DEVICE FOR A TOILET

Title (en)

CONTROL DEVICE FOR A TOILET

Title (de)

ÜBERWACHUNGSVORRICHTUNG FÜR TOILETTEN

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF DE COMMANDE POUR W-C

Publication

EP 1036384 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 98964474 A

Priority

  • EP 9807780 W
  • IT TV970169 A
  • IT VE980001 U

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9928880A2] A toilet control device, characterised by comprising: at least one sensor (7, 10) for sensing the presence of a person within the toilet (2) in a standing position, at least one sensor (8, 9) for sensing the presence of said person when seated on the bowl (6) seating portion, a control unit, at least one alarm indicator (16, 18) powered by said control unit and activated by the absence of signals from both said sensors (7, 8, 9, 10) for a predetermined maximum of time.

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

G08B 21/00; A47K 13/14; A47K 17/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47K 13/14 (2006.01); A47K 17/00 (2006.01); G08B 21/04 (2006.01); G08B 21/22 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G08B 21/0469 (2013.01); A47K 13/145 (2013.01); A47K 17/00 (2013.01); G08B 21/043 (2013.01); G08B 21/22 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9928880A3

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT CH DE ES FI FR GB IT LI NL SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 9928880 A2 19990610; WO 9928880 A3 19990910; AU 1966099 A 19990616; EP 1036384 A2 20000920

INPADOC legal status


2002-02-13 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20010728

2001-04-18 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20010305

2000-09-20 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000626

2000-09-20 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

- Designated State(s): AT CH DE ES FI FR GB IT LI NL SE