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1. (WO2018003722) COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND PROGRAM FOR FACILITATING DIRECT COMMUNICATION

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/003722    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2017/023335
Publication Date: Fri Jan 05 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Jun 27 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: H04W 12/04
H04W 84/12
H04W 76/02
Applicants: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
Inventors: SAKAI Tatsuhiko
Title: COMMUNICATION APPARATUS, COMMUNICATION METHOD, AND PROGRAM FOR FACILITATING DIRECT COMMUNICATION
Abstract:
A communication apparatus reads an image relating to a first other communication apparatus and acquires information on the first other communication apparatus from the image. The communication apparatus reads an image relating to a second other communication apparatus and acquires information on the second other communication apparatus from the image. The communication apparatus transmits information on a communication channel to the first other communication apparatus. The communication channel is for use in a role determination process for determining roles of the first other communication apparatus and the second other communication apparatus in direct wireless communication. The communication apparatus transmits the information on the communication channel and the information on the first other communication apparatus to the second other communication apparatus.