Patents Assigned to Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
  • Publication number: 20190176481
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes a printing head that prints printing data on a printing medium by electric power supplied from a battery, and a processor. The processor is operable to estimate, on the basis of first printing data indicating information on a first printing content to be printed on the printing medium and a remaining battery level of the battery, a first printing executable range which is a range in the first printing content that can be printed on the printing medium, and transmit information indicating the first printing executable range to an external terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Toshihisa KAWAHARA
  • Publication number: 20190176331
    Abstract: A watching robot in the present invention includes an action detection unit that detects an action of a user, an action determination unit that determines an action of the watching robot based on the action of the user detected by the action detection unit, an action control unit that controls the watching robot to perform the action determined by the action determination unit, and an output unit that externally outputs information about the action of the watching robot determined by the action determination unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyoshi OGAWA, Katsunori ISHII, Tamotsu HASHIKAMI
  • Patent number: 10318838
    Abstract: A drawing apparatus includes an object insertion portion to which an object is inserted, the object being a finger or a toe having a nail; a light source unit configured to emit light to the nail of the object inserted into the object insertion portion; an image acquisition unit configured to acquire image data of the object with the nail illuminated by the light; and a control unit. The light source unit includes at least one light source disposed obliquely above the nail so that a shadow is formed near a border between the nail and a cuticle part on the root side of the nail by the light emitted from the light source. The control unit detects a position of the border based on the shadow and detects a region of the nail based on the position of the border.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tomoyuki Nagao
  • Patent number: 10321380
    Abstract: According to an aspect of the present invention, a device for generating frames for communication according to a specific communication protocol is provided. The communication protocol defines a plurality of kinds of frame formats and a beacon frame format defined by the communication protocol specifies a plurality of fields to be included in a beacon frame. The device generates a frame based on a frame format defined by the communication protocol. The device generates a beacon frame so that at least one of the plurality of fields specified by the beacon frame format defined by the communication protocol is omitted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshihiro Takahashi, Takahiro Tomida, Ryo Okumura, Tsutomu Terazaki
  • Patent number: 10317783
    Abstract: An embodiment provides a light source unit including an excitation light source for emitting excitation light, and a luminescent material wheel where a first area and a second area are disposed circumferentially, the first area having a first luminescent material layer for converting the excitation light into light of a first wavelength range, the second area having a second luminescent material layer for converting the excitation light into light of a second wavelength range adjoining the first wavelength range, wherein a reflecting portion to reflect the light of the first wavelength range is provided on an opposite side of the first luminescent material layer to a surface where the excitation light is shone, and wherein a transmitting portion for transmitting the light of the second wavelength range is provided on an opposite side of the second luminescent material layer to a surface where the excitation light is shone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD
    Inventor: Masahiro Ogawa
  • Patent number: 10317850
    Abstract: A positioning apparatus includes the following. A first oscillator outputs a clock signal. A second oscillator outputs a clock signal which is more accurate than the first oscillator. A receiver receives a radio wave from a positioning satellite. A positioning controller calculates a present position based on positioning information calculated from the received radio wave. The positioning controller controls switching of a supply source of the clock signal supplied to the receiver and the positioning controller between the first oscillator and the second oscillator depending on a reception status of the radio wave from the positioning satellite by the receiver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Takeshi Matsue
  • Patent number: 10308359
    Abstract: A moving device includes an imaging unit, an acquiring unit, a determining unit and an imaging control unit. The acquiring unit is configured to acquire a state at a time when the moving device is released from a user. The determining unit is configured to determine an imaging manner to control the imaging unit after the time of being released, based on the state acquired by the acquiring unit. The imaging control unit is configured to control the imaging unit in the imaging manner determined by the determining unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shunsuke Yamada, Takahiro Mizushina, Hideaki Matsuda, Toshihiro Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10311323
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to obtain an image that is more similar to a real ink-wash painting. An ink-wash painting conversion unit converts data of an original image into data of a painterly image. A characteristic region detection unit detects a characteristic region of the original image from the data of the original image. A conversion unit executes gradation processing of gradating the characteristic region detected by the characteristic region detection unit, and margin setting processing of setting a margin region to be added to the painterly image, as image processing of further converting the data of the painterly image that was converted by the ink-wash painting conversion unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Teshima, Masakuni Iwanaga
  • Patent number: 10310787
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes an item list display controller, an item selector, a sheet determiner and an item display controller. The item list display controller displays a list of items included in sheets on a display. The item selector allows a user to select a desired item from the list of the items. The sheet determiner determines a sheet which includes the selected item. The item display controller displays a sheet image of a part corresponding to the selected item of the determined sheet on the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Minami
  • Patent number: 10310561
    Abstract: A portable device includes a device case, and an inner case arranged in the device case. The inner case includes a first frame arranged in the device case, a second frame arranged in parallel with the first frame in the device case, a coupling part configured to couple the first frame and the second frame, and a buffer member provided at the coupling part and configured to buffer shock to be applied to the first frame and the second frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiromasu Meguro, Yasunori Chiba, Shinya Okumura
  • Patent number: 10311845
    Abstract: When an instruction is provided for changing a characteristic of a set filter which includes a plurality of partial filters and forms a specified characteristic by combining a plurality of partial filters, a processor performs, as crossfading processing for a first filter and a second filter among the plurality of partial filters, fade-out processing of gradually decreasing a degree of contribution of the first filter to the characteristic and fade-in processing of gradually increasing a degree of contribution of the second filter to the characteristic. As a result, unnaturalness occurring at the time of changing filter characteristics is solved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroki Sato, Masuo Yokota
  • Patent number: 10310567
    Abstract: An acoustic device includes a waterproof vibrating membrane and a magnetic component disposed below the waterproof vibrating membrane. The waterproof vibrating membrane includes a convex portion which protrudes toward a position of the magnetic component, or a concave portion which is recessed opposing to a position of the magnetic component. The magnetic component includes a concave pressure buffering portion corresponding to a shape of the convex portion of the waterproof vibrating membrane wherein the concave pressure buffering portion is recessed toward a side opposing to a side on which the waterproof vibrating membrane is located, or a convex pressure buffering portion corresponding to a shape of the concave portion of the waterproof vibrating membrane wherein the convex pressure buffering portion protrudes toward a side on which the waterproof vibrating membrane is located.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazunori Kita, Keiichi Imamura
  • Publication number: 20190164529
    Abstract: For example, provided is an information processing device with which the entire performance can be felt really visually. The information processing device TB according to the present invention includes a processor performing a reception process of receiving input of performance information including pitch information, a first image output process of outputting a first image according to the received performance information, a performance determination process of determining at least any of tonality, a chord type, and a pitch name on the basis of the received performance information, and second image output process of outputting a second image according to a result determined in the performance determination process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeru KAFUKU, Nobuyuki MOCHINAGA, Atsushi SHIBUTANI, Toshihiko OTSUKA, Atsushi INOSHITA, Hiroko OKUDA, Takashi UMEMURA
  • Patent number: 10300714
    Abstract: A first pattern P1 is formed with a first material for converting electromagnetic wave energy into heat energy, on a first surface BS of a print medium M including an expansion layer M2 that expands by heating. A second pattern P2 for expanding the expansion layer M2 to complement expansion of the expansion layer M2 by the first pattern P1 is formed with a second material for converting electromagnetic wave energy into heat energy, on a second surface FS which is an opposite surface of the print medium M to the first surface BS and is closer to the expansion layer M2 than the first surface BS. The first material forming the first pattern P1 is irradiated with electromagnetic waves from the first surface BS. The second material forming the second pattern P2 is irradiated with electromagnetic waves from the second surface FS.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kunio Fukuda
  • Patent number: 10304413
    Abstract: A central control unit of a display control apparatus performs control for displaying an image in which one or more persons are included, in a first display area R1, designates a person part of the image to be displayed in the first display area R1, the person part including at least one person therein, according to a manipulation of a user, which is different from directly designating the at least one person, specifies the at least one person included in the designated person part of the image, acquires information relating to the specified at least one person, and performs control for displaying the acquired information relating to the at least one person in a second display area, the second display area being different from the first display area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo Okumura, Hiroyuki Kato, Hiroyoshi Ogawa, Shogo Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 10300710
    Abstract: A system for forming a structure on a print medium 1 includes: a print unit (print device) 10 for printing an electromagnetic wave-heat conversion layer for converting electromagnetic waves into heat, on a medium including an expansion layer that expands by heating; an expansion unit (expansion device) 20 aligned laterally with the print unit 10, for expanding the expansion layer by irradiating the medium with electromagnetic waves; and a top plate 30 covering the print unit 10 and the expansion unit 20 from above.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youichi Ushigome, Satoshi Kurosawa, Junichi Ono
  • Patent number: 10304439
    Abstract: An image processing device includes a controller and a display. The controller adds an expression to a displayed face image in accordance with an audio when the audio is output. Further, the controller generates an animation in which a mouth contained in the face image with the expression moves in sync with the audio. The display displays the generated animation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shoichi Okaniwa, Hiroaki Negishi, Shigekatsu Moriya, Hirokazu Kanda
  • Patent number: 10304171
    Abstract: A projection control device includes a hardware processor. The hardware processor acquires a feature of a projection surface. The hardware processor determines a first area in which a first projection image corrected based on the acquired feature of the projection surface is projected and a second area that is other than the first area and in which a second projection image corrected based on the feature of the projection surface is projected, within a projection area projectable, by a projection device, on the projection surface. Then, the hardware processor controls the projection device to project the first projection image in the first area and project the second projection image in the second area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi Nakagawa, Tetsuro Narikawa, Toru Takahama
  • Patent number: 10304436
    Abstract: An electronic musical instrument includes a plurality of keys respectively specifying different pitches when operated; a memory; and a sound processor. In response to a current operation of a current key, which is one of the plurality of keys, the sound processor retrieves the information stored in the memory for a previous operation, if any, of a previous key, which is a same as the current key or is another one of the plurality of keys, and performs a prescribed processing on a beginning part of the waveform data generated for the current operation of the current key in accordance with the retrieved information stored in the memory for the previous operation of the previous key so as to generate processed waveform data in response to the current operation of the current key. The resulting processed waveform data can be configured to better mimic artists' performance of an original instrument.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yoshinori Tajika
  • Patent number: 10304430
    Abstract: An electronic musical instrument includes; a plurality of keys, each of the plurality of keys specifying a pitch; a memory storing musical piece data representing a musical piece; and a processor, wherein the processor executes the following: retrieving the musical piece data of a musical piece from the memory and determining whether the musical piece data contains data of a lyric; and when the musical piece data contains the data of the lyric, and if a note specified by an operation of a key by a user is accompanied by a part of the lyric in the musical piece, causing data of a singing voice sound having the pitch specified by said operated key to be generated in accordance with the part of the lyric in response to the operation of the key, and causing the singing voice sound to be audibly output.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Atsushi Nakamura