Global Patent Index - EP 1316205 A2

EP 1316205 A2 2003-06-04 - ADAPTER DEVICE FOR DVB

Title (en)

ADAPTER DEVICE FOR DVB

Title (de)

ADAPTERGERÄT FÜR DVB

Title (fr)

APPAREIL ADAPTATEUR POUR RADIODIFFUSION VIDEONUMERIQUE

Publication

EP 1316205 A2 (DE)

Application

EP 01976210 A

Priority

  • DE 10044386 A
  • EP 0110445 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0221827A2] The invention relates to an adapter device (10) for receiving digital audio-visual programmes. Said device comprises a control unit (12) having at least one interface (14) to an audio-visual output device (16), at least one slot (24) for a Conditional Access Module (CAM) (26) by means of which encoded programmes can be decoded, a two-directional data bus (22) arranged between the control unit and the slot, and control lines (30) arranged between the control unit and the slot. According to the invention, the device also comprises a CAM (20) which is integrated in a fixed manner and connected to the data bus, a sensor (34) for detecting a CAM which is inserted into the slot, and a commutator (32) connecting the control lines either to the slot or to the CAM which is integrated in a fixed manner, according to a signal from the sensor (34).

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

H04N 5/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

H04N 5/00 (2011.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

H04N 21/4181 (2013.01); H04N 21/4405 (2013.01); H04N 21/443 (2013.01); H04N 21/4623 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0221827A3

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR

EPO simple patent family

WO 0221827 A2 20020314; WO 0221827 A3 20020919; AU 9555201 A 20020322; CN 1468491 A 20040114; DE 10044386 A1 20020404; EP 1316205 A2 20030604; KR 20030029944 A 20030416

INPADOC legal status


2007-09-19 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20070403

2004-05-19 [RBV] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES (CORRECTION)

- Designated State(s): DE FR

2003-06-04 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20030402

2003-06-04 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

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

2003-06-04 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Countries: AL LT LV MK RO SI