Global Patent Index - EP 1098276 A2

EP 1098276 A2 2001-05-09 - Apparatus and method for operating a checkout system

Title (en)

Apparatus and method for operating a checkout system

Title (de)

Vorrichtung und Verfahren zum Betrieb eines Auszahlsystems

Title (fr)

Dispositif et méthode de fonctionnement d'un système de caisse d'enregistrement en sortie

Publication

EP 1098276 A2 (EN)

Application

EP 00309530 A

Priority

US 43262699 A

Abstract (en)

A method of operating a self-service checkout terminal having (i) a scanner, and (ii) a security deactivation device for deactivating a security tag associated with an item for purchase includes the step of determining a product code associated with the item for purchase when a customer advances the item for purchase through a scanner detection zone associated with the scanner. The method also includes the step of operating the security deactivation device so as to deactivate the security tag associated with the item for purchase when the item for purchase is advanced through the scanner detection zone by the customer. A self-service checkout terminal is also disclosed. <IMAGE>

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

G07G 1/00; A47F 9/04

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47F 9/04 (2006.01); G07G 1/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G07G 1/0054 (2013.01); A47F 9/048 (2013.01)

Citation (applicant)

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 1098276 A2 20010509

INPADOC legal status


2003-12-10 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030503

2001-05-09 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A2

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

2001-05-09 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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