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1. (WO2018101562) IMAGE FORMING DEVICE FOR MINIMIZING IDLING TIME CAUSED BY EARLY WARM-UP, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND OPERATING METHOD THEREFOR

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/101562    International Application No.:    PCT/KR2017/006432
Publication Date: Fri Jun 08 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Jun 21 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: G06F 3/12
Applicants: HP PRINTING KOREA CO., LTD.
에이치피프린팅코리아 주식회사
Inventors: CHOI, Mi-kyung
최미경
SHIN, Woo-chul
신우철
CHOI, Jun-young
최준영
Title: IMAGE FORMING DEVICE FOR MINIMIZING IDLING TIME CAUSED BY EARLY WARM-UP, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, AND OPERATING METHOD THEREFOR
Abstract:
An image forming device of the present disclosure comprises: a communication unit for transmitting/receiving data to/from an external device; a control unit for controlling a warm-up of the image forming device; and an image forming work unit for performing printing when the warm-up is completed, wherein the control unit receives a print execution request and a prediction value of a printing preparation time from the external device through the communication unit, determines a warm-up start time of the image forming device by using the received prediction value of the printing preparation time, and performs control such that the image forming device starts a warm-up at the determined warm-up start time.