US Patent No. 9,100,512

READING APPARATUS AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME


Patent No. 9,100,512
Issue Date August 04, 2015
Title Reading Apparatus And Method Of Controlling The Same
Inventorship Yasuo Okutani, Kawasaki (JP)
Assignee Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,100,512

1. An information processing apparatus comprising:
a generation unit configured to generate data of a first target object obtained by using an image capture unit to read the
first target object placed in a reading area of a reading platen and configured to generate data of a second target object
obtained by using the image capture unit to read the second target object placed in the reading area;

a determination unit configured to determine whether the second target object, different from the first target object, has
been placed on the reading area by a user in a state where the first target object is placed on the reading area, or the first
target object has been removed from the reading area by the user; and

an association unit configured to store, in response to the determination unit determining that the second target object has
been placed in the reading area, the data of the first target object and the data of the second target object in one file
and, in response to the determination unit determining that the first target object has been removed from the reading area,
store the first target object data and the second target object data in different files.