Patent Number: 7,822,991

Title: Digital combined apparatus, control method therefor, and digital combined apparatus system

Abstract: This invention relates to a digital combined apparatus including an operation panel, a reader/writer which writes/reads data on/from a recording medium, and a controller which controls the operations of the operation panel and reader/writer. When the reader/writer reads out ID information of the user from the recording medium on which at least the ID information is recorded, the operation panel displays a user authentication window which prompts the user to input a password for identifying himself or herself.

Inventors: Koizumi; Shinji (Mishima, JP)

Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

International Classification: G06F 21/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-26 0:00:00