Casio Patents

Casio Computer Co., Ltd, manufactures electronic instruments and appliances, including watches, electronic dictionaries, calculators, label printers, electronic musical instruments, digital cameras, projectors and other office appliances.

Casio Patents by Type

  • Casio Patents Granted: Casio patents that have been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
  • Casio Patent Applications: Casio patent applications that are pending before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
  • Publication number: 20190087087
    Abstract: A non-volatile recording medium has recorded thereon a program for causing a computer of an information processing apparatus to, when displaying a virtual electronic apparatus on a first display, display a first display area and a second display area on the first display, the first display area and the second display area each respectively capable of displaying at least part of contents stored as a display target in a virtual memory of the virtual electronic apparatus, the first display area being displayed on the first display as a virtual display of the virtual electronic apparatus, and the second display area being capable of displaying, within one screen in the second display area, more contents than a maximum amount displayable within one screen in the first display area from among the stored contents of the display target.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Manato ONO
  • Publication number: 20190087736
    Abstract: To more suitably select an artificial intelligence. An information processing apparatus according to one embodiment of the present invention, includes a user information acquisition unit and an AI selection unit. The user information acquisition unit acquires information relevant to a scene as user-related information. The AI selection unit selects an artificial intelligence from a plurality of artificial intelligences, on the basis of the user-related information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kazunori KITA
  • Publication number: 20190086868
    Abstract: A pointer including a pointer body constituted by a plate member, an engraved section provided in at least one of front and back surfaces of the pointer body excluding an edge of the pointer body, and a reinforcing section provided at the edge of the pointer body by the engraved section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenichi INOUE, Masao AMANO
  • Publication number: 20190087617
    Abstract: A slip processing device including a scanner which irradiates a slip with a light beam and reads identification information from a barcode provided on the slip, a camera which captures an image of the slip, and a processor which functions as an information acquisition control section which starts reading of the identification information by the scanner and image capturing of the slip by the camera, in response to an information acquisition instruction from a user, and a recording control section which records the captured image of the slip in a predetermined recording section on condition that the reading of the identification information has been judged as successful.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Fuminori SANO, Koji NISHITANI, Taiki MURAKAMI
  • Publication number: 20190086871
    Abstract: A display member including a plate member which has light transparency, a display insertion section which is provided in the plate member such that a front surface thereof is convex and a rear surface corresponding to the convex portion is concave, and a light reaction material which is embedded in the display insertion section emits light in response to light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naoki OKAMURA, Kentaro MARU
  • Publication number: 20190087908
    Abstract: To more suitably provide beneficial information to a user, on the basis of information relevant to the regular life of the user. A wrist terminal includes a position acquisition unit, a sensor information acquisition unit, an activity information acquisition unit, and a privilege information providing unit. The position acquisition unit, the sensor information acquisition unit, and the activity information acquisition unit acquire factor information affecting a health condition of the user, on the basis of history information of the user relevant to at least one of date and time, a time (the length of time), and a location. The privilege information providing unit provides privilege information relevant to a risk requiring attention of the user, on the basis of the factor information acquired by the sensor information acquisition unit and the activity information acquisition unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kazunori KITA
  • Publication number: 20190084331
    Abstract: A contour detecting device, including: a display; and a processor, wherein the processor obtains a detection target image which is obtained by imaging a detection target, detects a contour of the detection target from the detection target image by performing shape recognition a plurality of times, the shape recognition recognizing a shape of the contour of the detection target, and causes the display to display a detection result of contour detection processing, and in the contour detection processing, for feature points forming contours obtained by performing the shape recognition the plurality of times, variance in the shape recognition that is performed the plurality of times is calculated for each corresponding feature points, and a feature point for which a value of the calculated variance is a set value or greater is determined to be a feature point which has a low reliability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hirokiyo KASAHARA
  • Patent number: 10232642
    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: June 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kunio Fukuda
  • Patent number: 10237522
    Abstract: A cooling device according to an embodiment of the invention includes an axial-flow fan and a heat sink having a fin assembly in which a recess portion is formed on a side thereof which faces the axial-flow fan to thereby provide a cooling device in which a space necessary for cooling is reduced, a light source unit including the cooling device and a projector including the light source unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tomoyuki Ueda
  • Patent number: 10232643
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes a print head configured to perform printing on a print medium line by line based on print data, a drive motor configured to convey the print medium in accordance with printing of the print data on the print medium, a processor, and a width detecting unit configured to detect a width information of the print medium. In a case where printing is restarted after printing on the print medium by the print head is paused, the processor controls a rotation direction of the drive motor to be a reverse direction opposite to a direction before the pause of the printing and determines a rotation amount of the reverse rotation according to the width information of the print medium detected by the width detecting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Takeo Ozawa
  • Patent number: 10235665
    Abstract: A sales data processing apparatus includes the following. An operation unit receives operation by touch by an operator. A setting unit sets contents of operation corresponding to how the operation unit is touched associated with each operator. A controller performs, for each operator, contents of operation set by the setting unit associated with how the operation unit is touched in response to the operator touching the operation unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kazuyoshi Toma
  • Patent number: 10235328
    Abstract: A calculation device comprises a display including both a first display area and a second display area, and a processor being configured to accept operations of at least one of a tax calculation key which are associated with a plurality of tax rates, respectively, to display, when the operation of the tax calculation key associated with any one of the plurality of tax rates was accepted with respect to numerical value data which indicates tax-excluded amount data displayed on the first display area, tax-included amount data on the first display area, the tax-included amount data being calculated based on the tax rate corresponding to the tax calculation key; and to display, on the second display area, tax-included total amount data which indicates a total of the tax-included amount data corresponding to at least one of the numerical value data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Arikawa, Hiroaki Yoshizawa, Hironori Yoshikawa, Toshibumi Takashima
  • Patent number: 10236583
    Abstract: A dielectric antenna has high impact resistance and high receiving sensitivity. The dielectric antenna includes a dielectric member which includes a laminate of a flexible dielectric portion including dispersed dielectric ceramic particles and a substrate having higher hardness than the flexible dielectric portion, and electrode disposed on the dielectric member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Toshiya Kuno
  • Patent number: 10237495
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus including a CPU which is operable to function as units comprising a processing unit which sets, as a first area, an area that is not a peripheral edge area in a captured image acquired by an imaging unit, sets an area including the peripheral edge area as a second area, and performs predetermined processing on one of the first area and the second area, and a specification unit which specifies whether the first area is subjected to the predetermined processing or the second area is subjected to the predetermined processing, based on orientation information of the imaging unit when the captured image is acquired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenji Yoshizawa, Naoya Okamoto, Hitoshi Tanaka, Kazunori Yanagi, Kazuaki Hagiwara, Yoshihiro Takayama, Yoshiyuki Kato, Tomohiko Murakami, Ken Fujita, Kenji Iwamoto, Takashi Onoda, Genki Kumazaki
  • Publication number: 20190077180
    Abstract: Support auxiliary members are each constituted by an elongate member having a triangular prism shape and extending from one end to the other end of a holding plate. The support auxiliary member is arranged between a book holder and the final page of a book at a page-turning start point, and supports the vicinity of a binding portion of the book so as to lift it from below. The support auxiliary member is arranged between the holding plate and a spine portion of the book placed on the holding plate, and supports the spine portion. The support auxiliary members form a V-shaped structure only in the vicinity of the binding portion of the book because of their shapes and installation positions, whereby the spine portion of the book is held in a downwardly curved state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hirokazu HASEGAWA, Toshiaki KANAMURA, Yasushi MURAI
  • Publication number: 20190082041
    Abstract: A battery cover structure including a battery accommodation section which has a battery insertion/removal opening provided on one surface side of a housing, a battery cover which openably covers the battery insertion/removal opening, and a gasket which is fitted into a groove provided in a periphery of the battery cover or a periphery of the battery insertion/removal opening so as to hermetically seal the battery accommodation section by the battery cover, in which the lateral pressure to the gasket fitted into the groove is greater in corner areas of the gasket than in linear areas of the gasket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yasunori CHIBA
  • Publication number: 20190080314
    Abstract: An information device makes a payment with a payment terminal through a contactless communication, using amount data of an electronic purse function of a mobile device. The mobile device with the electronic purse function permits the information device to be used for performing payment processing with the payment terminal, using amount data of the electronic purse function of the mobile device. A wearable information device includes an image taking unit configured to take an image of an object in the direction of line of vision of a user, and notifies the information device of the presence or absence of the information device in a taken image. The information device makes a payment with the payment terminal through a contactless communication based on the notification from the wearable information device of the presence or absence of the information device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kimiyasu MIZUNO, Tsuyoshi MINAMI, Hideo SUZUKI, Takashi SUENAGA, Keiichi NOMURA, Shuhei UCHIDA, Munetaka SEO, Itsuki YAMASHITA
  • Publication number: 20190080125
    Abstract: A barcode reading device including a scanner which irradiates a target with a light beam and scans a barcode provided on the target so as to read information from the barcode, a camera which captures images of the target, a display which displays the images captured by the camera, and a processor which performs processing operations including an imaging control processing operation for, when the scanner is irradiating the target with the light beam, controlling the camera to perform an imaging operation for acquiring an image for recording, at predetermined imaging timing, and an irradiation control processing operation for temporarily stopping the light beam irradiation by the scanner in synchronization with the imaging timing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yasuaki OGAWA
  • Publication number: 20190077181
    Abstract: A page-turner restricts the movement of a page to be turned by pressing a predetermined upper surface on the binding side of the page by an arm until, an end of the page starts to be caught at a page-turning end point by a catching section, in synchronization with a page-turning operation. The page turner rotates the arm so the arm enters a released state which is a substantially vertical state at timing at which the page separates from a sticking section and starts to be caught by the catching section. The page to be turned is pulled in by a page holding section while being inclined without the end of the page curling in a U shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hirokazu HASEGAWA, Toshiaki KANAMURA, Yasushi MURAI
  • Publication number: 20190079580
    Abstract: A sound collecting device including: a line-of-sight detector configured to detect line-of-sight information of user's eyes; a microphone; a processor configured to control the microphone so as to achieve sensitivity in the line-of-sight direction of the eyes higher than in other directions on the basis of the line-of-sight information detected by the line-of-sight detector; and an attachment portion for attaching the line-of-sight detector and the microphone on a head portion or an ear portion, wherein the microphone is provided on each of the two positions of the attachment portion, and the processor controls a plurality of the microphones on the basis of the line-of-sight information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuo URA, Futoshi YAMAMOTO, Toshihiro TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20190079461
    Abstract: An electronic timepiece includes a first display section including a first rotatable part and a processor. In the first display section, a predetermined number of display contents being a same display content is simultaneously displayed at predetermined angle intervals in a rotation angle range of the first rotatable part, wherein the predetermined number is two or more. The first display section makes a display pattern that shows change in the display content appear the predetermined number of times cyclically according to rotation of the first rotatable part. When causing the first display section to display a first display content of first display contents included in the display pattern, the processor selects an angular position from angular positions for the first display content in the predetermined number of display patterns, and causes the first rotatable part to rotate to the selected angular position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hirohisa MARUYAMA, Kosuke HASEGAWA, Noriyuki KITTA, Hirofumi NAGAREDA
  • Publication number: 20190079667
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a touch panel that is configured to be touched by a user, a display unit, and a processor that is configured to measure a sliding amount of a user's slide operation while the slide operation is performed, the slide operation being started from a position on the touch panel, and continuously control a switching amount of switching an image displayed on the display unit to another image while the slide operation is performed, the switching amount of switching being variable according to the measured sliding amount.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki KATO, Hideaki MATSUDA, Jun MURAKI
  • Patent number: 10231266
    Abstract: According to an aspect of the present invention, a device for communication according to a specific communication protocol includes a processor for generating a connection request frame for requesting a connection to other device based on the communication protocol. The connection request frame includes a predetermined field. The processor initiates data communication at predetermined timing in a given time interval in the case of setting the predetermined field of the connection request frame to a predetermined value and receiving a connection assignment frame for accepting the connection request from the other device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsutomu Terazaki, Takahiro Tomida, Ryo Okumura, Toshihiro Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10229217
    Abstract: A light receiver of a communication apparatus receives light from an LED that emits light based on a light-emission pattern defined by an ID. An ID acquirer specifies the light-emission pattern from light received by the light receiver and acquires the ID. A transceiver transmits the acquired ID to a service server that stores an ID/URL table associating together the ID and a URL of information relating to equipment equipped with the LED, and receives a corresponding URL. An information acquirer acquires the information relating to the equipment based on the URL received by the transceiver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Nobuo Iizuka
  • Patent number: 10228726
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus 100 includes a first display unit 16a, a second display unit 16b, a first display control unit 17, a second display control unit 18, and a cooperative processing unit 11g. The first display control unit 17 displays the first information on the second display unit 16b. The second display control unit 18 displays, on the first display unit 16a, at least a part of time information (the first information) and various types of display information (the second information) undisplayable on the second display unit 16b. The cooperative processing unit 11g alternatively selects the control by the first display control unit 17 or the second display control unit 18.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Keiichi Imamura
  • Patent number: 10230884
    Abstract: Photographed pictures are uploaded to an appropriate location easily without complicated operations. A photographing terminal includes a photographing control unit, an input detection unit, a photographing control unit, and a communication control unit. The photographing control unit acquires an image. The input detection unit acquires a predetermined sound generated from a user. The photographing control unit controls so as to acquire an image based on a sound that is the same as the predetermined sound acquired by the input detection unit. The communication control unit controls to store an image in a storage destination which is set in advance according to contents of the sound that is the same as the predetermined sound acquired by the input detection unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Takeshi Okada
  • Patent number: 10226942
    Abstract: A printer includes a processor; a thermal head driver circuit that drives a thermal head for printing on a printing medium; a motor driver circuit that drives a motor configured to convey the printing medium; and a power supply circuit that includes a capacitor and a first switching circuit to charge the capacitor, the power supply circuit supplying electrical power to the thermal head driver circuit and the motor driver circuit via the capacitor, wherein the processor, when stopping operation of the printer, performs a control process of discharging the capacitor via the motor driver circuit and the motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hirokazu Hasegawa, Toshiaki Kanamura, Yoshimasa Yokoyama, Yasushi Murai
  • Patent number: 10228662
    Abstract: An electronic timepiece includes a turnable hand and a processor that controls a turn of the hand. When the processor performs a rapid shift of the hand to a set target position, the processor performs a control of a damping of reciprocation of the hand in which the hand performs a predetermined reciprocation about the target position as a reference position and gradually decreases an amplitude of the reciprocation thereof during the rapid shift.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Morohoshi, Takeshi Miyake, Tatsuyoshi Omura
  • Publication number: 20190072914
    Abstract: An electronic timepiece includes a timer that clocks a current time, a receiver that receives radio waves, a switch that receives an operation from a user, and a processor. The processor acquires, in accordance with the operation received by the switch, a determination result indicating whether the radio waves are receivable by the receiver, and selects and executes one of a first processing and at least one second processing that differs from the first processing. The first processing is processing to correct the current time clocked by the timer on the basis of the radio waves received by the receiver. The processor does not select the first processing when the determination results indicate that the radio waves are not receivable by the receiver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hirofumi NAGAREDA
  • Publication number: 20190075245
    Abstract: An imaging device includes an imaging unit, a display unit, and a control unit. The control unit can: make the display unit successively display an entire image taken by the imaging unit as a live-view image, set a cutting region in an imaging range of the imaging unit, displace a position of the cutting region to track movement of a specific subject, fix the position of the cutting region before a first operation, displace the position of the cutting region to track movement of the specific subject after the first operation, and display an image at a region other than the cutting region in an entire image that is successively displayed on the display unit as the live-view image, at least before the first operation, so that the other region image is less prominently displayed in a predetermined display mode than a partial image corresponding to the cutting region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masanori ISHIHARA, Hiroyuki HOSHINO
  • Publication number: 20190072900
    Abstract: A pointer including a thick section formed on a pointer body in a manner to be thicker than a thickness of the pointer body, an accommodation section provided in the thick section in a manner to penetrate through a front and back of the thick section, and a luminous member provided in the accommodation section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenichi INOUE, Masao AMANO
  • Publication number: 20190073658
    Abstract: A sales data processing apparatus includes a processor that functions as: a processing unit configured to perform accounting processing for a product having been subject to sales registration; and a control unit configured to cause a communication unit to transmit, when the accounting processing is performed by the processing unit, accounting data associated with the accounting processing while causing a printing unit to print the accounting data together with information indicating that the accounting data has been transmitted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Taiki Murakami, Kiyoshi Ogishima, Yoshihiro Sato
  • Publication number: 20190073206
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus which transmits data to setup predetermined software in a terminal includes a processor. The processor is configured to perform the following processing operation, a receiving process which receives registration of user information, a first generating process which generates an installer to install the data including user identification information to identify a user according to the user information received in the receiving process, a setting process which sets the installer generated in the first generating process to be downloadable, and a first transmitting control process which transmits to a terminal in which the installer is started the data corresponding to the user information when the installer is downloaded and started, and the terminal in which the installer is started is connected to the information processing apparatus through a network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hirotake HONDA
  • Publication number: 20190072909
    Abstract: A time display device includes a display; an operation receiving unit that receives a selection operation of a city by a user; a memory that stores a time piece image and a map image including a plurality of city locations; and a processor, wherein said processor performs: reading out the time piece image and said map image from the memory; identifying one of the city locations in the map image read from the memory as corresponding to a location of the selected city; generating a display image by overlapping the map image including said identified one of the city locations and the timepiece image that is adjusted to indicate a local time of the selected city such that a center of the timepiece image coincides with said identified one of the city locations in the map image; and causing said display image to be displayed on the display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naoaki MISAKI, Norihito HANAFUSA
  • Publication number: 20190072913
    Abstract: A communication system (1) comprises a central (100) and a peripheral (200). The central (100) receives location information and time information from NTP servers (10) and a location server (30). The central (100) creates first offset information of the time measured by its own device and the time information received from the NTP servers (10). The central (100) acquires from map information a time difference corresponding to a location presented by the location information received from the location server (30). The central (100) creates first updated time information based on the time measured by its own device, first offset information, and time difference corresponding to the location presented by the location information received from location server (30) and transmits the first updated time information to the peripheral (200). The peripheral (200) changes the time displayed by its own device based on the received first updated time information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2016
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi IWAMIYA, Sadao NAGASHIMA, Satomi MICHITSUTA, Makoto NAKAGAWA, Toyokazu NISHIO
  • Patent number: 10225464
    Abstract: In an image processing apparatus, a characteristic acquisition unit acquires a characteristic of the projection object. A correction control unit determines a parameter in accordance with the characteristic and corrects an input image based on the parameter. A characteristic specifying unit specifies an attentional characteristic region based on the characteristic. A captured image acquisition unit acquires a captured image of a projection image. A change determination unit determines whether the attentional characteristic region changes by a predetermined amount or more from the input image and the captured image, causes the characteristic acquisition unit to acquire the characteristic if it is determined that the region changes, and redetermines to cause the correction control unit to produce a projection image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tetsuro Narikawa
  • Patent number: 10222760
    Abstract: An electronic timepiece, including: a reciprocating hand which is provided to be rotatable only within a partial angle range of a circle; and a processor which acquires information according to an operation of the reciprocating hand, and makes the reciprocating hand perform a predetermined notification operation when a destination of the reciprocating hand is out of the angle range, the destination being determined on the basis of the information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kosuke Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 10225472
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus including an imaging sensor, a memory, and a CPU. The CPU is operable as: (i) repeatedly acquiring an image by driving the imaging sensor at preset timing, (ii) acquiring an image by driving the imaging sensor by receiving an instruction at arbitrary timing, while maintaining acquisition processing by the (i), (iii) storing, in the memory, the image acquired by the (i) and the image acquired by the (ii), (iv) judging whether the arbitrary timing and the preset timing coincide with each other, and (v) when judged that the arbitrary timing and the preset timing coincide with each other as a result of a judgment of the (iv), controlling to store, in the memory, the image acquired by one of the (i) and the (ii), as the image acquired by the other of the (i) and the (ii), or controlling the imaging sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yoshiyuki Kato
  • Patent number: 10224011
    Abstract: A keyboard instrument including an instrument main body having, on one side surface thereof, a first fitting section including a first fitting convex section, a first fitting concave section that is more concave than the first fitting convex section, and a first guide section provided therebetween, and a side plate which supports the one side surface of the instrument main body and has a second fitting section including a second fitting convex section corresponding to the first fitting concave section, a second fitting concave section corresponding to the first fitting convex section, and a second guide section provided therebetween so as to correspond to the first guide section, in which a vertical length of a rear side of the second fitting concave section in the side plate is larger than a vertical length of a front side of the second fitting concave section in the side plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Akihisa Hoshino
  • Patent number: 10222194
    Abstract: In the preset invention, in an initial stationary state of a drumstick section, a CPU stores each axis component of geomagnetism obtained by a magnetic sensor in a RAM, and obtains each axis component of geomagnetism obtained by the magnetic sensor which is changed by a motion provided to the drumstick section at every predetermined timing. Then, the CPU accumulates each axis component of geomagnetism obtained at every predetermined timing, for each predetermined interval, and conforms each axis component of geomagnetism accumulated thereby to each axis component of geomagnetism stored in the RAM.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keiichi Sakurai, Ryutaro Hayashi, Yuji Tabata, Kazutaka Kasuga
  • Publication number: 20190064745
    Abstract: A rotation control apparatus for a stepping motor includes a motor control unit including a function of supplying to a coil a first pulse for rotating a rotor, a function of supplying to the coil a second pulse that is shorter than the first pulse and has the opposite polarity from the first pulse, and a function of supplying to the coil a third pulse that is shorter than the first pulse and has the same polarity as the first pulse; and a determination unit that determines whether or not the rotor has been rotated by the first pulse on the basis of a current that flows in the coil in response to the third pulse.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuta SAITO
  • Patent number: 10213004
    Abstract: A nail shape acquiring device has a control unit, which acquires a plurality of index values representing a degree of curve of a curved shape of a nail of each of a plurality of objects on the basis of at least one image in which the plurality of objects is imaged. The plurality of objects are a plurality of fingers, including at least one pair of same type fingers on right and left hands, or toes, including at least one pair of same type toes on right and left feet. A determination unit determines, on the basis of different index values for nails of the same type fingers or the same type toes, whether at least one of the index values is to be used as a value representing the degree of the curve of the curved shape of the nail.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuichi Miyamoto
  • Patent number: 10218439
    Abstract: A reception device acquires multiple frames for a period corresponding to an optical signal format and determines whether a color change region within the frames includes any of red (R), green (G), and blue (B), which is a first color, and black (Bk) in the non-emission period corresponding to a header, which is a second color. Moreover, when the color change region within the multiple frames for a period corresponding to an optical signal format includes any of red (R), green (G), and blue (B) and black (Bk), the reception device controls decoding of a bit data string corresponding to the red (R), green (G), and blue (B) colors in the color change region to acquire communication target information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Masaaki Kikuchi
  • Publication number: 20190057369
    Abstract: A sales data processing apparatus including: communication unit configured to transmit sales data to an external apparatus; and a processor configured to cause a predetermined printer to print the sales data, wherein the processor causes the printer to print, together with the sales data, information indicating whether the sales data has been transmitted via the communication unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Takehiko YAJIMA
  • Patent number: 10210718
    Abstract: An emergency reporting apparatus of the present invention includes: a determining unit that determines an emergency state based on an image photographed by a photographing unit while a cash drawer keeping cash therein is left open; and a reporting unit that transmits an emergency report to a predetermined report addressee based on a result of the determination made by the determining unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Sato, Hideo Suzuki, Hiroshi Akao, Kiyoshi Ogishima
  • Patent number: 10210854
    Abstract: A waveform data structure includes a plurality of types of frames having different data sizes. Each of the plurality of types of frames includes an auxiliary information area and a data area. The auxiliary information area includes an area for storing common effective-bit length data for a section of waveform samples, and an area for storing an identifier for identifying one of the plurality of types of frames. The data area is an area for storing extracted waveform samples which are extracted from the waveform samples based on the common effective-bit length. The number of the extracted waveform samples is determined based on the common effective-bit length.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Goro Sakata
  • Patent number: 10210132
    Abstract: A calculator includes an input unit and a processor. The processor is configured to perform following processes: receiving a selection of a calculation function type according to a user's operation; receiving an input of calculation object data according to the selected calculation function type, according to a user's operation; and outputting at least one of the calculation object data and calculation result data obtained by a calculation based on the input calculation object data, as external data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Manato Ono, Saburo Kamitani, Hiroaki Yoshizawa, Hiroshi Uejima
  • Patent number: 10209609
    Abstract: An electronic device has a first device holder and a second device holder each having a heat generating device attached thereto, a first heat conductive plate and a second heat conductive plate which are connected to the first and second device holders, respectively, a first heat dissipating fin disposed by the side of the second device holder which is disposed adjacent to the first device holder, a second heat dissipating fin disposed adjacent to the first heat dissipating fin in the same direction as the first heat dissipating fin, two first heat pipes which connect the first device holder with the first heat dissipating fin so that heat can be conducted therebetween, and a second heat pipe which connects the second device holder and the second heat dissipating fin so that heat can be conducted therebetween and which is disposed between the two first heat pipes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Ryo Kikuchi
  • Publication number: 20190050609
    Abstract: A barcode reading device including a barcode scanner which irradiates a target with a light beam and reads a barcode provided to the target, a camera which captures an image of the target, a display which sequentially displays images captured by the camera, and a processor which performs indicator display control processing of causing an indicator indicating an assumed irradiation position of the light beam to be displayed on the display while being superimposed on the captured image when the barcode is read by the barcode scanner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2018
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Teppei MORIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20190047223
    Abstract: A shaped object includes a first shaped portion expressing a three-dimensional shape of an object in a first state by at least one bump on the surface of a first thermally expansive section that expands due to being heated, and second shaped portion expressing a three-dimensional shape of the object in a second state by at least one bump on the surface of a second thermally expansive section that expands due to being heated. The second state is a state in which the object is more deteriorated than in the first state. The height of the at least one bump on the surface of the second thermally expansive section at least partially differs from a height of the at least one bump on the surface of the first thermally expansive section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Satoshi KUROSAWA