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1. (WO2001005686) HANDLING SYSTEM AND INDICATION SYSTEM FOR SAME

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/005686    International Application No.:    PCT/DK2000/000412
Publication Date: Fri Jan 26 00:59:59 CET 2001 International Filing Date: Thu Jul 20 01:59:59 CEST 2000
IPC: B65G 1/137
G06K 17/00
G06K 7/00
G06Q 10/00
Applicants: APPORT SYSTEMS A/S
KOFOED, Ralph
Inventors: KOFOED, Ralph
Title: HANDLING SYSTEM AND INDICATION SYSTEM FOR SAME
Abstract:
The invention relates to a system for handling of items constituting a range of items, said system comprising at least one central control unit, at least one mobile communication unit designed to generate audio and/or visual location signals on the basis of preferably wireless communication signals generated by one or more central control units, said system further comprising at least one return signal path between the communication unit and the central control unit. The unique feature of the system is that the items are located in macro zones with at least one underlying hierarchy of elementary zones and that each macro zone further comprises one visual indication system directly or indirectly controlled by the central control unit (30) on the basis of the current location action.