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|1. (WO2018182052) IMAGE FORMING DEVICE|
|Applicants:||CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
|Title:||IMAGE FORMING DEVICE|
The objective of the present invention is to facilitate an authentication operation of a communication device without complicating the external appearance of an image forming device. An image forming device 1 is provided with: an image reading unit 41 which reads an image of a document; an image forming unit 44 which forms an image on a recording medium; a communication device 32, 33 capable of communicating by short-range radio communication with a holding device 52 which holds information; and an attachment unit 23 to which the communication device is attached. The attachment unit is provided between the image reading unit and the image forming unit.