US 10,560,972 B2
Information processing apparatus, and control method thereof
Tomoaki Komiyama, Kamakura (JP)
Assigned to CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Tokyo (JP)
Filed by CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Tokyo (JP)
Filed on May 3, 2018, as Appl. No. 15/969,840.
Claims priority of application No. 2017-095846 (JP), filed on May 12, 2017; and application No. 2018-023409 (JP), filed on Feb. 13, 2018.
Prior Publication US 2018/0332633 A1, Nov. 15, 2018
Int. Cl. H04W 76/10 (2018.01); H04W 8/00 (2009.01); H04N 9/31 (2006.01); H05B 37/02 (2006.01); G06F 3/0482 (2013.01); H04W 76/30 (2018.01); G06F 3/0484 (2013.01)
CPC H04W 76/10 (2018.02) [H04N 9/3179 (2013.01); H04W 8/005 (2013.01); H05B 37/0272 (2013.01); G06F 3/0482 (2013.01); G06F 3/04847 (2013.01); H04W 76/30 (2018.02)] 21 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An information processing apparatus that is capable of externally controlling a projection apparatus, the information processing apparatus comprising:
a communication interface configured to perform communication with the projection apparatus;
an acquiring unit configured to acquire function information of the projection apparatus from the projection apparatus via the communication interface;
a presenting unit configured to present the function information of the projection apparatus acquired by the acquiring unit; and
a control unit configured to control the presenting unit so as to present an indication of whether the projection apparatus is operating with a projection function or with a lighting function based on the function information of the projection apparatus acquired by the acquiring unit,
wherein at least one processor functions as the acquiring unit, the presenting unit and the control unit.