Global Patent Index - EP 1096090 A1

EP 1096090 A1 2001-05-02 - Obstruction detection for a window

Title (en)

Obstruction detection for a window

Title (de)

Hindernisdetektor für ein Fenster

Title (fr)

Détecteur d'obstacles pour une vitre

Publication

EP 1096090 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00203485 A

Priority

GB 9925309 A

Abstract (en)

A system (20) for the detection of an obstruction in the path of a closing window (14) which is movable by an electric motor (16) and which has an edge (18) receivable in a portion (10) of a window frame (12) on closing of the window, the system comprising a high frequency transmitter (22) positionable at one end (28) of the portion of the window frame for transmitting a high frequency signal along the portion of the window frame; a high frequency receiver (24) positionable at the other end (30) of the portion of the window frame for receiving the high frequency signal transmitted along the portion of the window frame by the transmitter; and a control unit (26) for monitoring the high frequency signal received by the receiver, the control unit being connectable to the electric motor to control the operation of the motor dependent on the signal received by the receiver. <IMAGE>

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

E05F 15/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

E05F 15/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

E05F 15/431 (2013.01); E05Y 2900/55 (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 1096090 A1 20010502; GB 2355763 A 20010502; GB 9925309 D0 19991229

INPADOC legal status


2007-10-24 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20070503

2002-01-23 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

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

2002-01-02 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20011102

2001-05-02 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

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

2001-05-02 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

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