US Patent No. 9,372,657

MULTI-SCREEN DISPLAY SYSTEM, DISPLAY DEVICE, ID SETTING APPARATUS, AND ID SETTING METHOD


Patent No. 9,372,657
Issue Date June 21, 2016
Title Multi-screen Display System, Display Device, Id Setting Apparatus, And Id Setting Method
Inventorship Kazushi Ueda, Tokyo (JP)
Masayuki Terao, Tokyo (JP)
Assignee NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS, LTD., Tokyo (JP)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,372,657

1. A multi-screen display system that includes a plurality of display devices and an ID setting apparatus, wherein:
the ID setting apparatus comprises:
a generation unit that generates display IDs; and
a first short distance radio communication unit that transmits the display IDs generated by the generation unit to the display
devices via short distance radio communication; and

each display device comprises:
a second short distance radio communication unit that receives the relevant display ID from the ID setting apparatus via the
short distance radio communication; and a storage unit that stores the received display ID; and

wherein: the ID setting apparatus has an operation unit configured to input a display ID and a camera unit; and
the generation unit generates a display ID according to an operation that is input utilizing the operation unit and another
display ID produced utilizing the generated display ID as an initial value and according to whether a relative position between
the ID setting apparatus and the display devices moves horizontally or vertically, which is determined based on an image signal
captured utilizing the camera unit.