US Patent No. 10,143,024

COMMUNICATION PARAMETER SETTING METHOD, COMMUNICATING APPARATUS, AND MANAGING APPARATUS FOR MANAGING COMMUNICATION PARAMETERS


Patent No. 10,143,024
Issue Date November 27, 2018
Title Communication Parameter Setting Method, Communicating Apparatus, And Managing Apparatus For Managing Communication Parameters
Inventorship Takahiro Shichino, Tokyo (JP)
Assignee CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,143,024

1. A communicating apparatus comprising:an executing device that executes, in response to a user operation, a process of wirelessly transmitting wireless communication parameters from a management apparatus to a receiving apparatus, the wireless communication parameters comprising at least one of a SSID (Service Set Identifier), an encrypting system, a key and an authenticating system, wherein the communicating apparatus operates as the management apparatus in the process;
a detecting device that detects one or more other communicating apparatuses that are executing the process, based on information received via a wireless communication; and
a sending device that wirelessly sends information indicating that multiple sessions of the process are detected to a terminal apparatus that operates as the receiving apparatus, in a case where the detecting device detects a plurality of other communicating apparatuses that are executing the process while the executing device is executing the process,
wherein the information sent by the sending device causes the terminal apparatus to stop the process.