Global Patent Index - EP 1096092 A1

EP 1096092 A1 2001-05-02 - Obstruction detection for a window

Title (en)

Obstruction detection for a window

Title (de)

Widerstandsdetektor für ein Fenster

Title (fr)

Détecteur d'obstacle pour une fenêtre

Publication

EP 1096092 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00203487 A

Priority

GB 9925305 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), the system comprising a FMCW radar transmitter (22) mountable on the window for transmitting a FMCW radar signal; a FMCW radar receiver (24) mountable on the window adjacent the transmitter for receiving the FMCW radar signal transmitted by the transmitter; and a control unit (26) for monitoring the FMCW radar 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 1096092 A1 20010502; GB 2355761 A 20010502; GB 9925305 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2007-10-24 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN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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