Global Patent Index - EP 1068725 A1

EP 1068725 A1 2001-01-17 - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION AND PRINTOUT BY A HOME PRINTER VIA A MULTIPLE-USER NETWORK

Title (en)

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION AND PRINTOUT BY A HOME PRINTER VIA A MULTIPLE-USER NETWORK

Title (de)

AUTOMATISCHE ÜBERTRAGUNG UND AUSDRUCK DURHC EINEN HEIMDRUCKER VIA EIN MEHRFACHNUTZERNETZWERK

Title (fr)

TRANSMISSION AUTOMATIQUE ET IMPRESSION PAR UNE IMPRIMANTE A DOMICILE VIA UN RESEAU A USAGERS MULTIPLES

Publication

EP 1068725 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99916330 A

Priority

  • US 9907328 W
  • US 5406998 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO9952280A1] A system for automatically retrieving and printing information which includes a printer (16), a multiple-user communications network (20), a host server (22) connected to the network (20) for supplying information in digital form via the network (20) in response to an information delivery request, an information database (28) connected to the host server (22) for supplying requested information to the host server (22), and a receiving unit (10) connected to the network (20) and the printer (16) for receiving the information in digital form supplied by the host server (22) via the network (20) and automatically controlling the printer (16) to printout the received information in human readable form. The receiving unit (10) further has a user controllable unit (18) for initiating an information delivery request to the host server (22) via the network (20).

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

H04N 7/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G06F 3/12 (2006.01); G06F 13/00 (2006.01); G06F 17/30 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G06F 3/1293 (2013.01)

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

WO 9952280 A1 19991014; AU 3467799 A 19991025; CA 2326832 A1 19991014; CN 1320330 A 20011031; EP 1068725 A1 20010117; EP 1068725 A4 20021127; JP 2002510832 A 20020409

INPADOC legal status


2003-02-26 [18W] WITHDRAWN

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- Effective date: 20021230

2002-11-27 [A4] SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

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- Effective date: 20021011

2002-11-27 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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

2001-05-23 [RIN1] INVENTOR (CORRECTION)

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- Inventor name: COLSEY, NICHOLAS, J.

2001-01-17 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

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- Effective date: 20001023

2001-01-17 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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