Global Patent Index - EP 1100064 A1

EP 1100064 A1 2001-05-16 - Management system for a fleet of taxis

Title (en)

Management system for a fleet of taxis

Title (de)

Managementsystem für eine Taxiflotte

Title (fr)

Système de gestion d'une flotte de taxis

Publication

EP 1100064 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 99830698 A

Priority

EP 99830698 A

Abstract (en)

Management system for a fleet of taxis, comprising a control centre for receiving service requests, each of which is associated with a departure point, and means of communication (220i) between the control centre and the taxis, wherein each taxi comprises means (225i) for detecting a current position of the taxi and means (230i) for setting a destination point of a service in progress, the means of communication (220i) transmitting an indication of the current position and an indication of the destination point from the taxi to the control centre, and wherein the control centre comprises processing means which are capable, for each service request, of estimating a travelling time for each taxi along a route from the current position to the departure point, via the destination point if the taxi is in service, and of selecting one of the taxis according to the estimated time, the means of communication (220i) transmitting a service request signal from the control centre to the selected taxi. <IMAGE>

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

G08G 1/127; G08G 1/123

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G08G 1/123 (2006.01); G08G 1/127 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G08G 1/202 (2013.01); G08G 1/127 (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 1100064 A1 20010516

INPADOC legal status


2002-11-20 [18D] DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20011117

2002-03-21 [REG DE 8566] DESIGNATED COUNTRY DE NOT LONGER VALID

2002-02-13 [AKX] PAYMENT OF DESIGNATION FEES

2001-05-16 [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

2001-05-16 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO

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