Patents Assigned to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Patent number: 11328473
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus obtains constraint information representing constraints in placing a plurality of image capturing apparatuses that capture images for generating a virtual viewpoint image, obtains placement information based on the obtained constraint information and relating to placement of the plurality of image capturing apparatuses, and outputs the obtained placement information of the plurality of image capturing apparatuses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Yusuke Nakazato
  • Patent number: 11327606
    Abstract: Provided are an output unit configured to output an image or distribution information of evaluation values corresponding to a plurality of regions of the image, an operation unit configured to accept a first action and a second action different from the first action; and a control unit configured to execute, when the output unit outputs a first image, output control such that the output unit outputs a second image if the operation unit accepts the first action, and that the output unit outputs distribution information of the evaluation values corresponding to the first image if the operation unit accepts the second action.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Asahi Suzuki, Masaaki Matsuoka
  • Patent number: 11328494
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus in an embodiment of the present disclosure includes: an obtaining unit configured to obtain viewpoint information indicating a change over time in a viewpoint corresponding to a virtual image; and a generation unit configured to generate the virtual image from the viewpoint according to the viewpoint information obtained by the obtaining unit such that among a plurality of objects included in the generated virtual image, an object whose position in the virtual image changes by a first amount according to the change of the viewpoint indicated by the viewpoint information is lower in clearness than an object whose position in the virtual image changes by a second amount smaller than the first amount according to the change of the viewpoint.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Daichi Adachi
  • Patent number: 11330168
    Abstract: The present invention discloses an image capture device comprising, an image capture unit, an image-capture control unit for controlling pan, tilt, and zoom (PTZ) when an image is captured, a storage unit for storing a set value of the PTZ for capturing an image of a predetermined region in an image-capture area of the image capture unit, and region information that specifies a detection region for detecting an object in a captured image, an reception unit for receiving a deletion instruction to delete the set value from an information processing device, and a processing unit for deleting the set value from the storage unit if the set value for which the deletion instruction has been received is not associated with the region information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Shinjiro Takami
  • Patent number: 11327409
    Abstract: Methods and systems that include the generation of a map of modulation values for a spatial light modulator. In which a map representative of a desired curing region is received. Receiving, for each pixel of a spatial light modulator, spatial information representative of an intensity distribution of actinic radiation at a plane of formable material under a template that is guided from the spatial light modulator to the plane of the formable material for curing the formable material under the template. Receiving a dose threshold for the formable material. Generating a map of modulation values for each pixel in the spatial light modulator based on: the dose threshold; the spatial information for all of the pixels; and the map representative of the desired curing region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Nilabh K. Roy, Anshuman Cherala
  • Patent number: 11327388
    Abstract: An accessory mountable on and demountable from a camera body includes a first mount unit including a plurality of first bayonet claw portions, a second mount unit including a plurality of second bayonet claw portions configured to be engaged with the plurality of first bayonet claw portions, an elastic member configured to contact the camera body when the accessory is mounted on the camera body, and a holding member configured to hold the elastic member. The holding member is provided with a recessed portion which a part of the elastic member can enter when the accessory is mounted on the camera body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Toshinori Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 11330119
    Abstract: To make it possible for a user to easily modify the recognition state of a document by document recognition processing at the time of multi-cropping processing. A preview screen is displayed on a user interface, which displays the results of the document recognition processing for a scanned image obtained by scanning a plurality of documents en bloc on the scanned image in an overlapping manner. Then, a button for dividing the detected document area is displayed on the preview screen so that it is made possible for a user to easily perform division.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Daijiro Miyamoto
  • Patent number: 11329947
    Abstract: In Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) over Low power Wireless Personal Area Networks (6LoWPAN), a distribution criterion for a prefix using a 6LoWPAN Context Option (6CO) can be set. The distribution criterion for the prefix using 6CO is set, and one of the prefix using the 6CO and a prefix using a Prefix Information Option (PIO) is distributed to another communication device based on the set distribution criterion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Akinobu Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 11329088
    Abstract: A semiconductor apparatus includes a semiconductor layer having first and second faces, a semiconductor element portion in which semiconductor elements are provided, and openings each penetrating the semiconductor layer from the second face side, an interconnection structure provided on the first face side, and an insulator portion provided to surround at least one of the openings within a virtual plane along the second face and extend to a depth between T/2 and T from the first face, where T is the thickness of the semiconductor layer. The semiconductor layer includes a semiconductor region of one conductivity type provided on the opposite side to the one opening to the insulator portion within the virtual plane, and a semiconductor region of another conductivity type provided in the semiconductor layer from the insulator portion face on the second face side to the second face in a direction perpendicular to the second face.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Hideaki Ishino
  • Patent number: 11330179
    Abstract: An imaging device includes: an imaging element configured to capture an image using a luminous flux passing through an imaging optical system; a blur corrector configured to move a part of the imaging optical system or the imaging element; a movement detection unit configured to detect the motion of a main subject; and an imaging control unit configured to perform control so that multiple imaging is performed on the main subject under different imaging conditions to obtain a plurality of images to be combined. The imaging control unit causes the blur corrector to be driven so that the motion of the main subject detected by the movement detection unit is reduced in the multiple imaging.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Go Naito
  • Patent number: 11327411
    Abstract: The present invention provides a substrate processing apparatus that processes a substrate, the apparatus including a stage configured to hold and move the substrate, a conveying unit configured to hold and convey the substrate between conveying unit and the stage, an accumulation unit configured to accumulate control information concerning the stage and the conveying unit which is generated by processing the substrate, and a determination unit configured to determine a conveying procedure when conveying the substrate between the stage and the conveying unit by selecting one of a plurality of conveying procedures which can be set for the stage and the conveying unit based on control information accumulated in the accumulation unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Mitsuhide Nishimura, Kenichi Kamino, Kashu Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 11329512
    Abstract: When a communication unit receives an end power transfer (EPT) packet including information about a power transmission stop period from a power reception apparatus, a power transmission apparatus controls a power transmission coil to transmit a checking signal for checking existence of the power reception apparatus during the power transmission stop period, detects at least one of a voltage or a current applied to the power transmission coil when the checking signal is transmitted, and determines whether the power reception apparatus that has transmitted the EPT packet exists, based on the detection result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Hiroshi Mashimo
  • Patent number: 11328689
    Abstract: An apparatus that displays a display image based on data about an input image comprises a liquid crystal panel, a backlight including a plurality of light source units corresponding to a plurality of divided regions of the liquid crystal panel; and a controller configured to control each of the plurality of light source units, wherein the controller changes, based on a feature amount related to a luminance in a first region of the input image, a light emission luminance of a light source unit, among the plurality of light source units, corresponding to a second region different from the first region of the input image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koji Mito, Yasuo Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11330248
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a setting unit configured to set a movement parameter indicating a relationship between a movement amount in a real space of an input apparatus used for moving a virtual viewpoint corresponding to a virtual viewpoint image, and a movement amount of a virtual viewpoint in a virtual space, based on a user operation, and a movement control unit configured to move, in accordance with a movement of the input apparatus, the virtual viewpoint by a movement amount in the virtual space that is determined based on the movement parameter set by the setting unit and a movement amount in the real space of the input apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Rei Ishikawa
  • Patent number: 11327697
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus communicating with an input-output device that receives an input voice, outputs voice data corresponding to the input voice, and communicates with a server that analyzes the output voice data. The information processing apparatus further includes a voice output unit configured to output a voice, a reception unit configured to receive a user operation for starting the input-output device, and a control unit configured to perform control to, in response to the user operation received by the reception unit, cause the voice output unit to output a waking word for starting the input-output device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Sugawara
  • Patent number: 11329695
    Abstract: A power supply apparatus includes a power supply unit configured to wirelessly supply power to an electronic apparatus, a communication unit configured to communicate with the electronic apparatus, and a control unit configured to perform control whether to supply power to the electronic apparatus according to whether the electronic apparatus is capable of updating information about the electronic apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Tsukamoto, Katsuya Nakano, Marie Tateno
  • Patent number: 11328477
    Abstract: The image processing apparatus includes: a shape generation unit configured to generate data indicating a schematic shape of an object; a shape decomposition unit configured to decompose the data indicating the schematic shape of the object into a plurality of pieces of partial data in accordance with a shape of a cross section of the schematic shape of the object; and a shape fitting unit configured to fit a corresponding basic shape for each piece of the partial data, and generates three-dimensional shape data on the object based on the fitted basic shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Tomoyori Iwao
  • Patent number: 11327422
    Abstract: A sheet cooling device includes a main assembly, a cooling unit, drawable out of the main assembly with respect to a drawing direction and a restricting member. The restricting member is positionable in a first position where the cooling unit is restricted from drawing out of the main assembly and in a second position lower than the first position where said restricting member opposes to an installation surface on which the sheet cooling device is installed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Shinichi Onodera
  • Patent number: 11330139
    Abstract: An image reading apparatus includes a first roller pair forming a first nip portion, a second roller pair forming second nip portions, an image information reading unit, and a sheet detecting unit. The second roller pair includes a recessed portion formed between the second nip portions of the second roller pair with respect to a rotational axis direction. The sheet detecting unit is provided so that at least a part thereof enters the recessed portion. The first roller pair forms the first nip portion so as to nip a sheet in a region overlapping with the recessed portion with respect to the rotational axis direction and to deliver the sheet, nipped in the first nip portion, to the second nip portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Akito Sekigawa
  • Patent number: 11325397
    Abstract: A recording apparatus includes an attachment portion not having a storage unit for storing a recording material used for print processing performed by the recording apparatus, and a second control unit configured to operate the recording apparatus in a second print mode in a case where the attachment portion is in a second attachment state in which a second attachment member for protecting a connection terminal is attached to the attachment portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Yuta Shinsawatsu