US Patent No. 10,268,435

DISPLAY DEVICE, MULTI-DISPLAY SYSTEM, AND ID DETERMINATION METHOD FOR DISPLAY DEVICE


Patent No. 10,268,435
Issue Date April 23, 2019
Title Display Device, Multi-display System, And Id Determination Method For Display Device
Inventorship Masayuki Terao, Tokyo (JP)
Assignee NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS, LTD., Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,268,435

1. A display device, comprising:a network unit including a first port that is connectable to a control computer or a display device on a prior stage in a daisy chain manner and a second port that is connectable to a display device on a subsequent stage in the daisy chain manner; and
a storage unit that stores addresses of display devices, as transmission sources, transmitted from one or each of the display devices at subsequent stages of a daisy chain connected via the second port in response to a request to search for a plurality of display devices as targets for determining display device IDs thereof, the plurality of display devices being connected to the control computer in the daisy chain manner, the request being transmitted from the control computer to the plurality of display devices, where the addresses are received by the network unit.