Global Patent Index - EP 1038284 A1

EP 1038284 A1 2000-09-27 - WARNING SYSTEM FOR DETECTING APPROACHING OBJECTS

Title (en)

WARNING SYSTEM FOR DETECTING APPROACHING OBJECTS

Title (de)

WARNVORRICHTUNG ZUR ERFASSUNG SICH NÄHERNDER OBJEKTE

Title (fr)

SYSTEME D'ALARME SERVANT A DETECTER L'APPROCHE D'OBJETS

Publication

EP 1038284 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98962545 A

Priority

  • GB 9803647 W
  • GB 9726290 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9931639A1] Warning system for warning of the approach of an object (18) along an identified path (13) to a position (15) on said path comprises means (16) for detecting the approaching object at a predetermined distance from said position (15), and means for providing a warning indication at or transmittable to said position in response to said detection. The system is suitable for use by personnel working on disabled vehicles (14) on a motorway hard shoulder, to provide warning of any other vehicle (18) that inadvertently strays from the main carriageway (12) onto the hard shoulder (13).

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

G08G 1/16

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G01S 17/02 (2006.01); G01S 17/93 (2006.01); G08G 1/16 (2006.01); G01S 7/00 (2006.01); G01S 17/87 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G01S 17/936 (2013.01); G01S 17/026 (2013.01); G08G 1/166 (2013.01); G01S 7/003 (2013.01); G01S 17/87 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 9931639A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

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

EPO simple patent family

WO 9931639 A1 19990624; AU 1768499 A 19990705; EP 1038284 A1 20000927; GB 9726290 D0 19980211

INPADOC legal status


2003-01-02 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20020702

2000-12-13 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20001030

2000-09-27 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20000706

2000-09-27 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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