US Patent No. 9,288,833

COMMUNICATION APPARATUS AND CONTROL METHOD THEREOF


Patent No. 9,288,833
Issue Date March 15, 2016
Title Communication Apparatus And Control Method Thereof
Inventorship Jun Matsuda, Kawasaki (JP)
Assignee Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,288,833

1. A transmitting apparatus comprising:
a connection unit configured to connect to a wireless network;
a transmitting unit configured to transmit data by establishing communication with a receiving apparatus after connection
to the wireless network;

an interruption unit configured to interrupt transmission of the data;
a storage unit configured to store interruption information relating to the transmission of data interrupted by the interruption
unit;

a search unit configured to search for an external apparatus after the transmitting apparatus disconnects the connection with
the wireless network in a state in which the transmission of data is interrupted by the interruption unit; and

a determination unit configured to determine whether the receiving apparatus is found based on the interruption information
stored in the storage unit and a search result from the search unit,

wherein if it is determined by the determination unit that the receiving apparatus is found, the connection unit is configured
to connect to the wireless network, and the transmitting unit is configured to restart the transmission of interrupted data
by establishing communication with the receiving apparatus.