Display apparatus, control method thereof, and program

CAFC
  • US 8,346,986 B2
  • Filed: 10/26/2011
  • Issued: 01/01/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/29/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A display apparatus comprising:

  • a communication unit configured to communicate with an external device;

    a display unit configured to display an image received from the external device;

    a storing unit configured to store information for controlling whether or not to continue the display of the image being displayed by the display unit when the communication is disconnected, wherein said information includes at least one of information indicating types of external devices for which display of an image should be continued and information indicating types of external devices for which display of an image should not be continued;

    a determination unit configured to determine whether or not to continue the display of the image received from the external device by comparing the type of the external device involving the communication by the communication unit with said information stored in the storing unit; and

    a control unit configured to control whether or not to continue the display of the image being displayed by the display unit when the communication is disconnected, in accordance with the determination result by the determination unit.

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