US Patent No. 10,992,863

CONTROL DEVICE, CONTROL METHOD, AND RECORDING MEDIUM


Patent No. 10,992,863
Issue Date April 27, 2021
Title Control Device, Control Method, And Recording Medium
Inventorship Koji Ozaki, Kanagawa (JP)
Assignee SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,992,863

1. A control device, comprising:circuitry configured to:
acquire a user input operation that corresponds to a slide operation on a display device;
control, based on the slide operation on the display device, display of the display device to shift between a first display mode and a second display mode, wherein
the first display mode corresponds to a first state in which a first image is displayed on the display device,
the first image is related to an electric-to-electric (EE) image acquired by an imaging device,
the second display mode corresponds to a second state in which the first image is excluded from the display of the display device and a second image, different from the first image, is displayed on the display device,
the first image is displayed on the display device based on a ratio between an area of the second image and an area of the display device,
a display position of the second image is changed during the shift between the first display mode and the second display mode,
during the shift between the first display mode and the second display mode, at least a specific part of the second image is superimposed on the first image based on the change in the display position of the second image, and
during the shift between the first display mode and the second display mode, a first part of the first image is hidden based on the superimposition of the specific part of the second image on the first image; and
control supply of power to the imaging device based on a positional relation between a first region and the first image, wherein the first region corresponds to a display region in a screen of the display device.