Patent Number: 7,827,600

Title: Electronic equipment and image forming apparatus

Abstract: An electronic equipment includes: a first connecting unit that connects an external apparatus and a transmit and receive unit; a prohibit unit; an identification information storage; a second connecting unit that is connected to a key constituting member including memory unit storing therein authentication information corresponding to the identification information; a covering unit; a gain unit; a judge unit; and a permit unit.

Inventors: Okimura; Naomasa (Saitama, JP), Obara; Takenori (Saitama, JP)

Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

International Classification: G06F 7/04 (20060101); G06F 17/30 (20060101); G06F 15/16 (20060101); H04L 29/06 (20060101)

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