Global Patent Index - EP 1099326 A2

EP 1099326 A2 2001-05-16 - METHOD FOR CONNECTING TERMINALS TO EXTERNAL MODEMS

Title (en)

METHOD FOR CONNECTING TERMINALS TO EXTERNAL MODEMS

Title (de)

VERFAHREN ZUR VERBINDUNG VON ENDGERÄTEN MIT EXTERNEN MODEMS

Title (fr)

PROCEDE POUR ETABLIR UNE LIAISON ENTRE DES TERMINAUX ET DES MODEMS EXTERNES

Publication

EP 1099326 A2 (DE)

Application

EP 99944256 A

Priority

  • DE 9901997 W
  • DE 19833069 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: DE19833069A1] A method of connecting terminal devices (clients) (1,2) to an external modem (3,4) in which several modems can be linked by means of a local network (6) to the clients (1,2). To set up a connection between one of the several clients and one of the modems, initially a search request is sent from the corresponding clients (1,2) to all modems (3,4) connected to the local network (6). An answer to send back from those of the modems, which have free resources at their disposal, to the client, and a selection is made from one of the modems which sent an answer, by the client and a connection then set up, starting from the client to the selected modem by exchange of control information.

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

H04L 12/28; G06F 13/38; H04M 11/06

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H04L 12/28 (2006.01); H04M 11/06 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04L 12/2867 (2013.01); H04L 12/2856 (2013.01); H04L 12/2872 (2013.01); H04L 12/2898 (2013.01); H04M 11/062 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0005839A3

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

DE 19833069 A1 20000127; CA 2338297 A1 20000203; EP 1099326 A2 20010516; WO 0005839 A2 20000203; WO 0005839 A3 20000309

INPADOC legal status


2003-08-13 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20030201

2001-05-16 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20001214

2001-05-16 [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