US Patent No. 10,572,209

MULTI-DISPLAY SYSTEM


Patent No. 10,572,209
Issue Date February 25, 2020
Title Multi-display System
Inventorship Yasunobu Kaneko, Tokyo (JP)
Assignee NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS, LTD., Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,572,209

1. A display apparatus comprising:a display section that displays one of a plurality of partial pictures into which one picture represented by a picture signal is divided for different picture positions;
a communication section that sends information to and/or receives information from at least one of a plurality of different display apparatuses; and
a control section that controls operation of said display section and said communication section,
wherein said control section:
judges whether a third picture position sent together with a request for change of the picture position corresponds to a first picture position corresponding to a currently displayed partial picture when the control section receives the request for change from one of the plurality of different display apparatuses via said communication section, and
causes said display section to display the partial picture corresponding to a second picture position set in the one of the plurality of different display apparatuses if the third picture position corresponds to the first picture position,
wherein the display apparatus further comprises an operation input section that accepts an instruction input, and
wherein said control section:
sends picture position information including the first picture position to at least the different display apparatus displaying the partial picture corresponding to a fourth picture position via said communication section when the control section is instructed to change the picture position and is notified about the fourth picture position via said operation input section, and
causes the display section to display the partial picture corresponding to the fourth picture position when the control section is instructed to change the picture position and is notified about the fourth picture position via said operation input section.