Global Patent Index - EP 1059621 A1

EP 1059621 A1 2000-12-13 - Light transmitter

Title (en)

Light transmitter

Title (de)

Lichtsender

Title (fr)

Transmetteur de lumière

Publication

EP 1059621 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00304883 A

Priority

  • GB 9913427 A
  • GB 9916795 A

Abstract (en)

A surveillance device 1 having an array of LEDs 11 to illuminate an area in front of the device, and a CCD camera 3 to receive infra-red radiation from the illuminated area. A cover 4 at the front of the device is transparent to only infra-red radiation. The camera 3 is provided in contact with the cover 4, to reduce the amount of infra-red radiation reflected off the cover 4 entering the camera 3. A directable tubular light source is also disclosed. <IMAGE>

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

G08B 15/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G08B 13/196 (2006.01); G08B 15/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G08B 13/19619 (2013.01); G08B 15/001 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

EP 1059621 A1 20001213

INPADOC legal status


2003-07-23 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

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2001-11-28 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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