US Patent No. 9,232,100

INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM, CONTROL METHOD THEREOF, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER-READABLE MEDIUM WITH GENERATING AUTHORIZATION INFORMATION TO USE A FUNCTION OF THE FIRST SERVICE AND LINK INFORMATION TO CALL AN INPUT WINDOW


Patent No. 9,232,100
Issue Date January 05, 2016 
Title Information Processing System, Control Method Thereof, And Non-transitory Computer-readable Medium With Generating Authorization Information To Use A Function Of The First Service And Link Information To Call An Input Window
Inventorship Ryuta Mori, Nagareyama (JP)
Assignee Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,232,100

1. A first server providing a first service in an information processing system, wherein the first server comprises a processor
and a memory, cooperating to function as units comprising:
a generation unit configured to generate authorization information to use a function of the first service and link information
to call an input window of the authorization information;

a holding unit configured to hold the link information and the authorization information in association with each other;
a providing unit configured to provide the link information to a second server providing a second service;
a notification unit configured to notify a user of the authorization information;
a displaying unit configured to display the input window corresponding to the link information on an apparatus used by the
user when the user has designated the link information obtained from the second server providing the second service; and

a permission unit configured to permit the second service to use the function of the first service when the user has input
the notified authorization information to the input window displayed by said displaying unit.