Global Patent Index - EP 1082043 A1

EP 1082043 A1 2001-03-14 - AUTOMATIC DEVICE FOR A PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED PERSON, IN PARTICULAR FOR SEIZING FOOD FROM A PLATE

Title (en)

AUTOMATIC DEVICE FOR A PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED PERSON, IN PARTICULAR FOR SEIZING FOOD FROM A PLATE

Title (de)

AUTOMATIZIERTES ESSGERÄT FÜR BEHINDERTE, INSBESONDERE FÜR DIE ERFASSUNG VOM ESSEN AUS EINEM TELLER

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF AUTOMATIQUE POUR HANDICAPE PHYSIQUE, NOTAMMENT POUR LA SAISIE DE NOURRITURE DANS UNE ASSIETTE

Publication

EP 1082043 A1 (FR)

Application

EP 00908903 A

Priority

  • CH 0000166 W
  • CH 65199 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0059350A1] The invention concerns a device comprising an elongated handle (4) at the end of which are arranged means (2, 3) for holding food (7). The means (2, 3) comprise two symmetrical parts arranged symmetrically relatively to the handle (4) longitudinal axis (L). Each of the parts (2, 3) can be spaced apart and brought together in rotation about pins (5, 6) parallel to the handle (4) axis. Thus, when the parts are brought together they form the hollow part of a spoon, the prongs of a fork or jaw-like grippers. The device comprises an electronic control for spacing apart or bringing together the parts (2, 3) by applying them on a surface, for example the surface of a plate.

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

A47G 21/08; A47G 21/10

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47G 21/08 (2006.01); A47G 21/10 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47G 21/08 (2013.01); A47G 21/10 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0059350A1

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 0059350 A1 20001012; AT 253856 T 20031115; AU 3141800 A 20001023; CA 2334088 A1 20001012; CH 693352 A5 20030630; DE 60006467 D1 20031218; EP 1082043 A1 20010314; EP 1082043 B1 20031112

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