US Patent No. 10,560,972

INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF


Patent No. 10,560,972
Issue Date February 11, 2020
Title Information Processing Apparatus, And Control Method Thereof
Inventorship Tomoaki Komiyama, Kamakura (JP)
Assignee CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,560,972

1. An information processing apparatus that is capable of externally controlling a projection apparatus, the information processing apparatus comprising:a communication interface configured to perform communication with the projection apparatus;
an acquiring unit configured to acquire function information of the projection apparatus from the projection apparatus via the communication interface;
a presenting unit configured to present the function information of the projection apparatus acquired by the acquiring unit; and
a control unit configured to control the presenting unit so as to present an indication of whether the projection apparatus is operating with a projection function or with a lighting function based on the function information of the projection apparatus acquired by the acquiring unit,
wherein at least one processor functions as the acquiring unit, the presenting unit and the control unit.