US 11,659,110 B2
Image forming device which is installed in a store or the like, and is capable of providing services as an information terminal
Yasuhiro Nakai, Sakai (JP); Kohichi Murakami, Sakai (JP); Yasutomo Hayano, Sakai (JP); Emiko Matsuo, Sakai (JP); and Masao Saeda, Sakai (JP)
Assigned to SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Osaka (JP)
Filed by SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Sakai (JP)
Filed on Jan. 18, 2022, as Appl. No. 17/578,157.
Claims priority of application No. JP2021-017571 (JP), filed on Feb. 5, 2021.
Prior Publication US 2022/0256045 A1, Aug. 11, 2022
Int. Cl. H04N 1/00 (2006.01)
CPC H04N 1/00474 (2013.01) [H04N 1/00082 (2013.01); H04N 1/00503 (2013.01); H04N 2201/0094 (2013.01)] 5 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An image forming device capable of providing a plurality of types of usage services, and which requires an operation setting for selecting a usage service at the time of use, comprising:
an operation acceptor that accepts an operation by a user while presenting an operation screen; and
a controller that controls the operation screen of the operation acceptor; wherein
at least some of the usage services further require an operation with respect to a reception device which is either provided in the image forming device or connected to the image forming device, and
the controller, in a case where an operation of the reception device is performed before an operation setting for usage service selection is performed by the operation acceptor, switches to an operation screen that shows a preferential display of a usage service which is applicable to the reception device that has been operated.