Global Patent Index - EP 1062589 A1

EP 1062589 A1 2000-12-27 - METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING PERSONALIZED GRAPHICS AND PERSONALIZED TEXT PRINTED MATERIALS

Title (en)

METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PRODUCING PERSONALIZED GRAPHICS AND PERSONALIZED TEXT PRINTED MATERIALS

Title (de)

VERFAHREN UND GERÄT ZUM PRODUZIEREN VON PERSONIFIZIERTEN GRAFIKEN UND TEXTEN VONGEDRUCKTEN MATERIALIEN

Title (fr)

PROCEDE ET APPAREIL DE PRODUCTION DE DOCUMENTS IMPRIMES A IMAGES GRAPHIQUES PERSONNALISEES ET A TEXTE PERSONNALISE

Publication

EP 1062589 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 98912917 A

Priority

US 9804685 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: CA2323530A1] Method and apparatus (fig. 1) for capturing, editing, storing, and reproducing multiple graphic image components for the production of personalized printing materials. From data (20) entered in the computer (22), personal characteristics of the customer are selected and the image of the customer is integrated in a pre-printed background (fig. 4). Both method and apparatus allow for controlled additive coloration to a basic background to incorporate shading, contour, fine detail, and variation in skin tone and hair color in the finish drawing of the customer.

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

G06F 15/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06F 15/00 (2006.01); G06T 11/00 (2006.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT

EPO simple patent family

AU 6759498 A 19990927; AU 764240 B2 20030814; CA 2323530 A1 19990916; EP 1062589 A1 20001227; EP 1062589 A4 20020619

INPADOC legal status


2008-05-21 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20071127

2007-06-13 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20031022

2003-12-10 [17Q] FIRST EXAMINATION REPORT

- Effective date: 20031022

2002-06-19 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20020507

2002-06-19 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A4

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB IT

2002-06-19 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- Free text: 7G 06F 15/00 A, 7G 06T 11/00 B

2000-12-27 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20001011

2000-12-27 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB IT