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(11)EP 3 480 703 B8

(12)CORRECTED EUROPEAN PATENT SPECIFICATION
Note: Bibliography reflects the latest situation

(15)Correction information:
Corrected version no 1 (W1 B1)

(48)Corrigendum issued on:
16.12.2020 Bulletin 2020/51

(45)Mention of the grant of the patent:
14.10.2020 Bulletin 2020/42

(21)Application number: 18275170.1

(22)Date of filing:  05.11.2018
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
G06F 13/10(2006.01)

(54)

HARDWARE INDEPENDENT PERIPHERAL CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD

HARDWAREUNABHÄNGIGES PERIPHERES STEUERUNGSSYSTEM UND -VERFAHREN

SYSTÈME ET PROCÉDÉ DE COMMANDE PÉRIPHÉRIQUE INDÉPENDANT DU MATÉRIEL


(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

(30)Priority: 03.11.2017 GB 201718259

(43)Date of publication of application:
08.05.2019 Bulletin 2019/19

(73)Proprietor: Quixant PLC
Balsham, Cambridgeshire CB21 4EP (GB)

(72)Inventor:
  • Gutman, Matej
    Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 1AN (GB)

(74)Representative: Williams Powell 
11 Staple Inn
London WC1V 7QH
London WC1V 7QH (GB)


(56)References cited: : 
EP-A1- 1 320 067
US-B1- 6 952 831
US-A1- 2009 300 660
US-B1- 8 707 417
  
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