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1. WO2020193198 - SYSTÈME DE SUBSTITUTION À L'ACTE DE FUMER

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CLAIMS:

1. A heat-not-burn device, comprising:

a controller;

a heater; and

a user interface;

wherein the controller is configured to, based on a user selection received at the user interface, selectively enter into a locked operating mode or a standby operating mode, whereby the heater is deactivated in both operating modes; and

wherein the controller is further configured to activate the heater upon receiving, at the user interface: i) a first predetermined user input when the device is entered in the locked operating mode or ii) a second predetermined user input different to the first predetermined user input when the device is entered in the standby operating mode.

2. The heat-not-burn device according to claim 1 , wherein said user selection comprises a

predetermined user selection, and wherein the controller is configured to deactivate the heater upon detecting an occurrence of a predetermined event to enter the device into either the locked operating mode or the standby operating mode.

3. The heat-not-burn device according to claim 2, wherein the predetermined event comprises one or more of i) exhaustion of the consumable, ii) removal of the consumable from the device, iii) retraction of a cap of the device, and iv) elapse of a predetermined period of time since heater activation or the last puff taken.

4. The heat-not-burn device according to any one of the preceding claims, wherein upon receiving the user selection at the user interface, the controller is configured to deactivate the heater and enter the device into either the locked operating mode or the standby operating mode.

5. The heat-not-burn device according to any one of the preceding claims, wherein the user selection comprises different selection inputs each for entering the device into a respective locked operation mode and a standby operation mode.

6. The heat-not-burn device according to any one of the preceding claims, wherein the first predetermined user input comprises a plurality of user presses at the user interface and the second predetermined user input comprises one or more user presses at the user interface; wherein the number of user presses in the second predetermined user input is less than the number of user presses in the first predetermined input.

7. The heat-not-burn device according to any one of the claims 1 to 5, wherein the first predetermined user input comprises at least one of a user password and a fingerprint input received at the interface.

8. The heat-not-burn device according to any one of the preceding claims, wherein the second predetermined user input comprises a single user press at the user interface.

9. A smoking substitute system, comprising:

i) the heat-not-burn device according to any one of the claims 1 to 8; and

ii) an aerosol-forming article.

10. A method for operating the heat-not-burn device according to any one of the claims 1 to 8, comprising:

i) receiving the user selection;

ii) entering into the locked operating mode or the standby operating mode based on said user selection; and

iii) activating the heater upon receiving the first predetermined user input when the device is entered in the locked operating mode, or the second predetermined user when the device is entered in the standby operating mode.

11. The method according to claim 10, further comprises:

i) detecting the occurrence of the predetermined event; and

ii) deactivating the heater to enter the device into either the locked operating mode or the standby operating mode.