Système de coopération de dispositif, appareil de formation d'image et procédé de fourniture de fonction

Vorrichtungskooperationssystem, Bilderzeugungsvorrichtung und Funktionsbereitstellungsverfahren

Device cooperation system, image forming apparatus, and function providing method

Abstract

In a device cooperation system, devices connected via a network take partial charge of providing a function. A first device acquires image data to be output; receives a condition used when the first device and a second device output the image data; stores a possible output amount that can be output by the first device; determines whether a total page number, which is obtained from the condition and a number of pages of the acquired image data, is less than or equal to the possible output amount; determines first and second output numbers to be respectively allocated to the first and second devices; sends the image data and the second output number to the second device; and updates the possible output amount according to a number output by the first and second devices.

Claims

Description

Topics

Download Full PDF Version (Non-Commercial Use)

Patent Citations (5)

    Publication numberPublication dateAssigneeTitle
    EP-1727035-A2November 29, 2006Sharp CorporationDrucksteuerungsprogramm, Verfahren zur Steuerung eines Druckgeräts und Drucksteuereinheit
    JP-2010074431-AApril 02, 2010Ricoh Co Ltd, 株式会社リコーAuthentication function linkage equipment using external authentication, authentication function linkage system, and authentication function linkage program
    JP-2011194973-AOctober 06, 2011Advics Co Ltd, 株式会社アドヴィックスVehicle motion control device
    US-2008184236-A1July 31, 2008Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc.Image processing system, image processing device, job processing method, and recording medium
    US-6256107-B1July 03, 2001Sharp Kabushiki KaishaImage forming system including interconnected and priority allocated image forming devices

NO-Patent Citations (0)

    Title

Cited By (0)

    Publication numberPublication dateAssigneeTitle