US 11,057,951 B2
Communication apparatus, method of controlling communication apparatus, and non-transitory computer-readable storage medium
Ryosuke Sato, Tokyo (JP)
Assigned to CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Tokyo (JP)
Filed by CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Mar. 7, 2019, as Appl. No. 16/295,340.
Claims priority of application No. JP2018-044663 (JP), filed on Mar. 12, 2018; and application No. JP2018-221678 (JP), filed on Nov. 27, 2018.
Prior Publication US 2019/0281643 A1, Sep. 12, 2019
Int. Cl. H04W 76/14 (2018.01); H04W 4/80 (2018.01); H04N 5/232 (2006.01)
CPC H04W 76/14 (2018.02) [H04W 4/80 (2018.02); H04N 5/23206 (2013.01)] 11 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A communication apparatus comprising:
one or more processors; and
one or more memories including instructions that, when executed by the processor(s), cause the apparatus to:
transmit a first signal according to a first version of a predetermined communication method and a second signal according to a second version of the predetermined communication method repeatedly;
obtain information of a version of the predetermined communication method that another communication apparatus supports while transmitting the first signal and the second signal;
register the obtained version of the predetermined communication method that the other communication apparatus supports; and
after registering the obtained version of the predetermined communication method,
stop transmitting the second signal according to the second version while continuing to transmit the first signal in a case where the registered version that the other communication apparatus supports indicates the first version, and
stop transmitting the first signal according to the first version while continuing to transmit the second signal in a case where the registered version that the other communication apparatus supports indicates the second version.