Global Patent Index - EP 1317198 A1

EP 1317198 A1 2003-06-11 - SITTING MEANS HAVING SENSING DEVICE

Title (en)

SITTING MEANS HAVING SENSING DEVICE

Title (de)

SITZ MIT SENSORANORDNUNG

Title (fr)

SIEGE A CAPTEURS

Publication

EP 1317198 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 01961401 A

Priority

  • KR 0101482 W
  • KR 20000052237 A
  • KR 20010000474 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0217752A1] Device and method for encouraging and urging an occupant in a sitting means to have optimum sitting posture, in which one or a plurality of sensors are provided to the seat member and/or the back member of the sitting means to which the thighs, hip, spine, shoulder blades and/or ribs, and/or the head of an occupant are contacting when the occupant sits in the sitting means in right sitting posture, said sensors generate/send signals to the microcomputer when an occupant on the sitting means contacts or activates said sensors, upon receiving the signals, the microcomputer orders the responding means either to produce responding signal or not, according to predetermined program, and when the responding means responds, the occupant, upon recognizing the responding signal, tries to contact or activate all the sensors in order to stop the response by correcting his/her sitting posture.

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

A47C 7/00; B60R 16/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A47C 7/62 (2006.01); A47C 9/00 (2006.01); B60N 2/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A47C 7/405 (2013.01); A47C 7/72 (2013.01); A47C 9/002 (2013.01); B60N 2/002 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0217752A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE FR GB IT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 0217752 A1 20020307; AU 8266201 A 20020313; EP 1317198 A1 20030611; KR 20020018174 A 20020307; US 2004056520 A1 20040325

INPADOC legal status


2005-09-07 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20050302

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

- Designated State(s): DE FR GB IT SE

2003-06-11 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20030331

2003-06-11 [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

2003-06-11 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Countries: AL LT LV MK RO SI