Patent Number: 7,827,575

Title: TV apparatus, its control method, network TV system and computer program

Abstract: Even when a user leaves from a TV apparatus or enjoys audio-visual contents by another reached TV apparatus, the user can enjoy the left audio-visual contents without being embarrassed in operating the reached TV apparatus. A configuration is set up by having leaving information detection means for detecting the leaving information form the user, storage means for storing the image data after detecting the leaving information, and transmission means for transmitting said image data to the reached TV apparatus of the user so that the user is allowed to enjoy the left audio-visual contents and the like in the left TV apparatus by the reached TV apparatus.

Inventors: Miyamoto; Katsuhiro (Kanagawa, JP), Aratani; Shuntaro (Tokyo, JP), Suga; Kazumi (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: H04N 7/16 (20060101); H04N 5/445 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00