US Patent No. 9,286,070

CONTROL APPARATUS


Patent No. 9,286,070
Issue Date March 15, 2016
Title Control Apparatus
Inventorship Daisuke Morikawa, Kashiwa (JP)
Assignee CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,286,070

1. A control apparatus configured to receive instruction data from a transmission unit and to control a controlled apparatus
based on the instruction data, the control apparatus comprising:
a determination unit configured to determine an error in reception of the instruction data from the transmission unit;
a communication unit configured to receive the instruction data from the transmission unit and to transmit reply data according
to a result of determination of the determination unit to the transmission unit;

a module configured to control the controlled apparatus based on the instruction data; and
a control unit configured to, if a content of current instruction data received by the communication unit matches a content
of previous instruction data received by the communication unit, control the module not to control the controlled apparatus
based on the current instruction data.