US Patent No. 9,288,740

COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, CONTROL METHOD FOR THE SAME, COMMUNICATION SYSTEM, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER-READABLE STORAGE MEDIUM


Patent No. 9,288,740
Issue Date March 15, 2016
Title Communication Apparatus, Control Method For The Same, Communication System, And Non-transitory Computer-readable Storage Medium
Inventorship Ryosuke Sato, Tokyo (JP)
Assignee CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,288,740

1. A communication apparatus comprising:
a first communication unit configured to communicate with a first other communication apparatus by a first wireless communication
method;

a second communication unit configured to communicate by a second wireless communication method different from the first wireless
communication method;

a determination unit configured to determine whether it is possible to communicate with a second other communication apparatus
via communication with the first other communication apparatus by the first wireless communication method and/or it is possible
to communicate with the second other communication apparatus via communication by the second wireless communication method;
and

a providing unit configured to provide, to a third other communication apparatus, either first communication parameters for
connecting to the communication apparatus or second communication parameters for connecting to the first other communication
apparatus based on a determination result by the determination unit.