Patents Assigned to Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
  • Patent number: 10706491
    Abstract: A display device including a first processor, a second processor, a frame memory which is overwritten by and stores first image data generated by the first processor and second image data generated by the second processor, and a display on which a predetermined image is displayed based on the first image data and the second image data stored in the frame memory, in which the first processor or the second processor sets the first processor in a power saving state when the first processor is not overwriting the first image data in the frame memory.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kimiyasu Mizuno
  • Patent number: 10706067
    Abstract: A map recording device includes: a display which displays information; a storage; and a processor. The processor causes the display to perform a display of an arbitrary region expressed by browsing map information specified by a user's manipulation. The processor further acquires partial map information from the browsing map information. The partial map information is map information other than the browsing map information and expresses a region corresponding to a whole region displayed in the display. The storage stores the partial map information acquired in the acquiring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Keiichi Imamura
  • Patent number: 10708862
    Abstract: A control apparatus to control a plurality of process executing apparatuses, the control apparatus including: a communication unit; and a processor. The processor transmits a request to execute predetermined processing common to the process executing apparatuses, a request to change to an energy saving mode, and a request to change to a normal mode, to each of the process executing apparatuses via the communication unit, and performs control of transmission of the request to execute the predetermined processing, the request to change to the energy saving mode, and the request to change to the normal mode, such that one of the process executing apparatuses executes the predetermined processing while a rest of the process executing apparatuses is in the energy saving mode, and such that all the process executing apparatuses execute the predetermined processing in sequence.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshihiro Kiuchi, Muneyuki Ishihara, Tsuyoshi Horiguchi, Hiroshi Suzuki, Ken Fujita, Takehito Morimatsu, Tomohiko Murakami, Naoya Okamoto, Takuya Koiso
  • Patent number: 10705485
    Abstract: A pointer including a pointer body formed of synthetic resin, and a pointer attachment section formed of a material harder than the synthetic resin and provided in a rotation center portion of the pointer body, in which the pointer attachment section comprises a large-diameter section to which the pointer body is fixed and which includes a positioning section, and a small-diameter section which is provided coaxially with the large-diameter section and to which a pointer shaft is attached.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Naoki Okamura
  • Patent number: 10702039
    Abstract: A drawing device, including: a drawing head which performs drawing on a drawing target; a head moving unit which moves the drawing head in a first direction and in a second direction which intersects with the first direction; a processor which controls the drawing head and the head moving unit; and a plurality of maintenance units in which the drawing head performs maintenance with contents different from each other, wherein within a range where the drawing head is moved by the head moving unit, a drawing area, a stand-by area and the plurality of maintenance units are provided at positions different from each other, and the processor controls the head moving unit to control whether the maintenance is performed or not in at least one of the plurality of maintenance units when the drawing head moves between the stand-by area and the drawing area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Daisuke Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10703046
    Abstract: A shaping system includes: a printing device that prints an image using predetermined ink on a thermal expansion sheet having a thermal expansion layer on one side; and a heating device that performs: an identifier detection process of detecting an identifier provided on the thermal expansion sheet; a heating condition setting process of setting a heating condition for heating the thermal expansion sheet, based on the identifier; and a heating process of heating the thermal expansion sheet based on the set heating condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuji Horiuchi, Yoshimune Motoyanagi
  • Publication number: 20200207137
    Abstract: In a setting apparatus including a control unit, the control unit is configured to: set, by a user operation, an irradiation condition of a laser beam for a thermally expandable sheet, a surface of the thermally expandable sheet being heated and expanded by being irradiated with the laser beam; and control an output and a scanning speed of the laser beam in accordance with the set irradiation condition, and in the setting, (i) a surface state of the thermally expandable sheet after expansion is selectable from a plurality of mutually different surface states, and (ii) the irradiation condition is set by the user operation according to the surface state selected from among the plurality of surface states.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuji HORIUCHI, Kenji IWAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200214125
    Abstract: A microcapsule includes a shell including a conducting component, and a thermally expandable component contained in the shell and having a property of expanding by heating. The shell is deformable in accordance with expansion of the thermally expandable component when the thermally expandable component is heated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2020
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenji IWAMOTO, Satoshi KUROSAWA
  • Publication number: 20200206990
    Abstract: An thermally expandable sheet includes a base and a thermal expansion layer arranged on one surface of the base and configured to be used in manufacture of a shaped object by swelling of at least a portion of the thermal expansion layer. The thermal expansion layer includes a first thermally expandable material having a first expansion initiation temperature and a first maximum expansion temperature, and a second thermally expandable material having a second expansion initiation temperature and a second maximum expansion temperature. The first expansion initiation temperature and the second expansion initiation temperature are high in comparison to a temperature of an environment in which the shaped object is to be placed. The second maximum expansion temperature is high in comparison to the first maximum expansion temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi MOROKUMA, Satoshi MITSUI, Yoshimune MOTOYANAGI, Yuji HORIUCHI
  • Publication number: 20200211431
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes: a display unit; and a control unit, wherein the control unit is configured to: set an irradiation condition of a laser beam for a thermally expandable sheet, a surface of the thermally expandable sheet being heated and expanded by being irradiated with the laser beam; display, on the display unit, a preview of an irradiation region of the thermally expandable sheet to be irradiated with the laser beam so as to be distinguishable in a display mode according to the set irradiation condition; allow the irradiation condition for expanding the thermally expandable sheet to a predetermined height to be selectable from among a plurality of mutually different irradiation conditions; and display, on the display unit, a preview of the plurality of irradiation conditions in mutually different display modes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuji HORIUCHI
  • Patent number: 10700539
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a display and a controller. The controller obtains time series information regarding an output voltage of a battery; estimates a battery remaining amount which the battery is able to discharge based on the obtained time series information; and controls the display to perform a predetermined display when the estimated battery remaining amount is less than a predetermined reference remaining amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hirohisa Maruyama
  • Patent number: 10701051
    Abstract: An authentication device includes a first login module and a second login module. Upon a login request to a first account among predetermined accounts which is accompanied by an entry of authentication information from a user, the first login module compares the entered authentication information with the authentication information associated with each of the predetermined accounts and approves the login request if the entered authentication information matches the authentication information on the first account. The second login module approves login of a second account if login to the second account is requested in a login session started by approval of the login request to the first account by the first login module. The second account has a pre-established proxy to approve the login request to the first account.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tsuyoshi Ohsumi
  • Patent number: 10694980
    Abstract: An exercise support device and an exercise support method are provided by which a judgment regarding the landing of the left and right feet of a user can be accurately made with low power consumption, so that the user can appropriately grasp and judge the balance of the use of the body in an exercise. First, based on changes in acceleration in a vertical direction with respect to the ground which has been acquired by a sensor section worn on the body during a running exercise, landing timing at which one of the left and right feet is landed is detected. Then, based on whether a difference between angular velocities around a traveling direction axis immediately after the latest landing timing and the preceding landing timing has a positive or negative value, whether the landed foot is the left foot or the right foot is judged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki Hirohama, Ryohei Yamamoto, Mitsuyasu Nakajima
  • Patent number: 10696067
    Abstract: A nail printing apparatus comprising: a print head configured to perform printing on a nail of one of a finger of a hand and a toe of a foot; and a processor configured to detect, from a nail image captured of the nail of one of the finger and the toe, a nail area that is a target of the printing performed by the print head; wherein the processor is further configured to: divide the nail area into a first area on a nail root side of the nail and a second area on a nail free edge side of the nail to store information of the first area in a memory; and, in accordance that the information of the first area is stored in the memory, when detecting the nail area from the nail image, forgo detecting the first area, and reads out the information of the first area stored in the memory.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hirotaka Kuronuma
  • Patent number: 10695982
    Abstract: A three-dimensional image forming system includes a high congestion area specifying unit that specifies, in print data for printing a grayscale image used to thermally expand a desired area on a thermally expandable sheet, a high congestion area which is an area having higher congestion of a density pattern included in the grayscale image than a predetermined value and a density adjusting unit that adjusts the density of the grayscale image such that the expanding height of the high congestion area is to be a desired height.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Fusao Nishiura
  • Patent number: 10695957
    Abstract: A three-dimensional image forming system of the present invention is characterized to include a density adjustment unit configured to adjust, for print data for printing a grayscale image used to cause a predetermined region of a thermally expandable sheet to thermally expand, density of the grayscale image according to types of pattern images included in the grayscale image, in print regions of the pattern images such that expansion heights of the print regions of the pattern images become desired heights.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Takayuki Fukushima
  • Patent number: 10698416
    Abstract: An autonomous mobile apparatus includes a driving unit, a memory including a map memory, and a processor. The processor is configured to estimate an apparatus location based on information from the driving unit and estimate the apparatus location based on information from other than the driving unit. The processor is configured to acquire a location of an object around the autonomous mobile apparatus, create an environment map based on the estimated apparatus location and the acquired object location, and store the environment map in the map memory. The processor is configured to use, at a time of tracking when the estimation of the apparatus location based on the information from other than the driving unit is enabled, the environment map that is in the map memory at a time of reference determined by a time of loss when the estimation of the apparatus location is not enabled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yasushi Maeno
  • Publication number: 20200198385
    Abstract: A molding sheet includes a base and a thermal expansion layer laminated onto a first main surface of the base. The thermal expansion layer includes a first thermal expansion material and a second thermal expansion material. A maximum expansion temperature of the second thermal expansion material is higher than a maximum expansion temperature of the first thermal expansion material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi MOROKUMA, Satoshi MITSUI, Yoshimune MOTOYANAGI, Yuji HORIUCHI
  • Publication number: 20200201421
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a first processor, a second processor, and a positioning processor. The second processor consumes a reduced amount of power compared to the first processor during an operation. The positioning processor receives radio waves from positioning satellites and converts the radio waves into positioning data. The second processor controls the positioning processor. The second processor stores the positioning data received from the positioning processor. The second processor transfers the stored positioning data to the first processor at a timing determined in accordance with an operating condition of the first processor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2020
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi MINAMI, Kimiyasu MIZUNO, Hideo SUZUKI, Takashi SUENAGA, Keiichi NOMURA, Shuhei UCHIDA, Shigeki KITAMURA, Munetaka SEO, Toshiya SAKURAI
  • Publication number: 20200201154
    Abstract: A light source unit includes a first device emitting light in a first wavelength range, a luminescent wheel comprising a luminescent light emitting area emitting luminescent light as light in a second wavelength range, a second device emitting light in a third wavelength range distributed on a longer wavelength side than the light in the second wavelength range, a device combining the light in the second and third wavelength ranges to the same light axis, a color wheel comprising a plurality of areas, one of them constituting an area for selecting the light in the third wavelength range and partial light on a long wavelength side of the light in the second wavelength range combined by the combining device as light in a fourth wavelength range, and a control unit controlling the elements described above to time-sharing control the light in the second and fourth wavelength ranges.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chihaya SUGIYAMA