US 9,812,092 B2
Display apparatus and display method
Masatomo Kurata, Tokyo (JP); and Yasuyuki Koga, Kanagawa (JP)
Assigned to SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo (JP)
Filed by SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo (JP)
Filed on Mar. 3, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/636,352.
Claims priority of application No. 2014-048335 (JP), filed on Mar. 12, 2014.
Prior Publication US 2015/0264799 A1, Sep. 17, 2015
Int. Cl. G09G 5/34 (2006.01); G06F 3/0485 (2013.01)
CPC G09G 5/343 (2013.01) [G06F 3/0485 (2013.01); G09G 2354/00 (2013.01)] 16 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A display apparatus, comprising:
a display unit configured to be curved in a cylindrical shape with a surface that is oriented outwards and display information in a region of one of an entire periphery or a part of the surface;
a viewing intention detector configured to detect viewing intention of a user for the information displayed on the display unit, wherein the user wears the display unit on a part of a body;
a display region determiner configured to determine, based on the viewing intention of the user, a region of the display unit, which is viewable by the user, as a display region to display the information;
a rotation detector configured to:
detect a rotation of the display unit, and
return the display region moved during the rotation to a position of an initial state based on a first detection of a rotation by a particular angle from the initial state and a second detection of an inverse rotation to the initial state, and
a display control unit configured to control display of the information in the display region.