Casio Patent Applications

Patents granted to Casio by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20180350335
    Abstract: A keyboard instrument includes an instrument main body having a keyboard unit, a stand which supports the instrument main body, main body fixing sections which are first fixing members for fixing the instrument main body to the stand, side plate fixing sections which are second fixing members for fixing the stand to the instrument main body, and front side screw members each of which is a third fixing member for fixing one of the main body fixing sections to one of the side plate fixing sections with them corresponding to each other in the front-rear direction of the instrument main body. Accordingly, in a state where the stand is supporting the instrument main body, each main body fixing section and each side plate fixing section can be fixed to each other by one of the front side screw members being screwed thereinto from in front of the instrument main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Akihisa HOSHINO
  • Publication number: 20180350334
    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: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Akihisa HOSHINO
  • Publication number: 20180350046
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a processor which is an image processing processor that is configured to: perform beautiful skin processing, which is processing of beautifying a skin color, on a person portion included in an image, specify a first portion which is a skin color and is a non-makeup portion, and a second portion which is a skin color and a makeup portion, in the person portion of the image, acquire first skin color information which is information corresponding to the skin color of the specified first portion, and second skin color information which is information corresponding to the skin color of the specified second portion, and adjust the beautiful skin processing, on the basis of the acquired first skin color information and the acquired second skin color information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kyosuke SASAKI, Takeharu TAKEUCHI, Takao NAKAI, Daiki YAMAZAKI
  • Publication number: 20180349959
    Abstract: A radio communication apparatus performing radio communication based on either role, a master or a slave, includes a role change receiver receiving a role change request from a slave to a master when the radio communication apparatus has a role of slave and has established connection to another radio communication apparatus operating as a master, and a receiver awaiting identification information transmitted by the other radio communication apparatus by receiving multiple channels including a given channel in a given pattern when the role change receiver receives the change request.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsutomu TERAZAKI, Toshihiro TAKAHASHI, Ryo OKUMURA, Takahiro TOMIDA
  • Publication number: 20180350159
    Abstract: An attendance management device including a processor which performs control to: display a date and time reception screen for receiving a predetermined operation timing by a user as arrival date and time or leaving date and time; and display a stock input screen for a user to input a stock in a predetermined sales data processing device or a predetermined drawer device, wherein the processor performs control to display the date and time reception screen prior to displaying of the stock input screen when an arrival processing mode is selected, and the processor performs control to display the date and time reception screen after displaying of the stock input screen when a leaving processing mode is selected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Katsuyuki ITAKURA
  • Publication number: 20180336540
    Abstract: A sales data processing apparatus includes the following. A narrow area communication unit communicates with a predetermined terminal apparatus by wireless communication limited to a narrow area. A wide area communication unit communicates with the terminal apparatus by wireless communication throughout a wide area. A mode switching unit switches between a first mode in which wireless communication with the terminal apparatus using the narrow area communication unit is allowed but the wireless communication using the wide area communication unit is prohibited, and a second mode in which at least wireless communication using the wide area communication unit is allowed. A report mode which outputs sales data calculating predetermined transaction data is assigned to the first mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Katsuyuki ITAKURA
  • Publication number: 20180335757
    Abstract: A device having: one or more processors for determining an elapsed time since a correction of a calculated date and time; estimate a degree of deviation included in the calculated date and time, based on the elapsed time; and in response to estimating the degree of deviation to be equal to or smaller than a predetermined range, execute a method by which the one or more processors: generate an expected code sequence of a code sequence to be received from a satellite; control a satellite radio wave receiver to receive the code sequence; determine whether there is a match between the expected code sequence and the code sequence; in response to determining that there is a match, obtain a present date and time information represented by the expected code sequence; and correct the calculated date and time, based on the present date and time information obtained.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki OSHITA, Akihiro KUROHA
  • Publication number: 20180332212
    Abstract: An image capture apparatus includes an image capture unit, a communication unit, and a control unit which communicates with an external device by first or second communication systems. The first system maintains communication connection even if the apparatus and device are not in a predetermined operational mode for executing image transmission processing. The second system maintains communication connection if the apparatus and device are in the predetermined mode. The control unit can automatically transmit a photographed image to an external device through the communication unit by the second communication system, and switch and control first and second functional modes for enabling and disabling a photography function, respectively. Where an image is photographed in the first mode, the control unit records the image as a target for automatic transmission. If the transmission target image is recorded, automatic transmission is not started during the first mode, and started during the second mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2018
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hitoshi TANAKA, Taku KOREKI, Takashi ONODA, Ai NAKAJIMA, Genki KUMAZAKI
  • Publication number: 20180326752
    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: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2018
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kunio FUKUDA
  • Publication number: 20180323872
    Abstract: An image area detector detects a high-luminance image area having a luminance value equal to or higher than a predetermined value, having a size equal to or larger than a predetermined size, and including two or more high-luminance subject images disposed adjacent to or overlapping with each other, from an input image frame. The enlargement controller controls the detected high-luminance image area to be enlarged and displayed. If any instruction to designate a subarea within a rectangular border surrounding the enlarged high-luminance image area is provided from the user, the position coordinate setter converts the coordinates of the subarea into the coordinates before the enlargement, and stores the converted coordinates into the memory as the coordinates of the LED serving as a light source that transmits information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Naotomo MIYAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20180314919
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a processor and a memory. The processor executes a program stored in the memory to perform operations including: obtaining a plurality of image groups each containing a plurality of images classified based on contents of images; selecting an image from each of the plurality of image groups based on an evaluation result obtained by evaluating the plurality of images; and generating one image from the plurality of selected images.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2018
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Masaru ONOZAWA
  • Publication number: 20180315036
    Abstract: A sales data processing apparatus includes a sending control section and a printing control section. The sending control section performs control to send, to a predetermined terminal apparatus, sales data obtained by aggregating predetermined transaction data. The printing control section performs control to print, together with the sales data, sending result information indicating whether or not the sales data has been sent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2018
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Katsuyuki ITAKURA
  • Publication number: 20180300121
    Abstract: An information processing device, including: an operator for a user to perform a specification operation of specifying an arbitrary mode from among a plurality of modes; and a processor which starts, at a predetermined timing, update processing of obtaining update data for updating a predetermined program or execution data of the program from a predetermined external terminal and updating the program or the execution data based on the obtained update data when a predetermined mode is specified in accordance with a specification operation of the mode performed to the operator by the user, wherein when a specification operation of specifying another mode instead of the predetermined mode is performed to the operator by the user during the update processing, the processor switches to the another mode after the update processing is finished.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Katsuyuki ITAKURA
  • Publication number: 20180290463
    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: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kunio FUKUDA
  • Publication number: 20180292789
    Abstract: A case includes a case main body, an exterior cover formed of a synthetic resin and mounted on an upper portion and an outer circumferential portion of the case main body to cover the upper portion and the outer circumferential portion, and a reinforcement member formed of a synthetic resin harder than the exterior cover and embedded in an inner surface of the exterior cover to prevent an inner circumferential side of the exterior cover from being bent back relative to the case main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tatsumi ICHIMURA
  • Publication number: 20180286432
    Abstract: A robot determines whether a voice is a voice emanated directly from an actual person or is a voice output from a speaker of an electronic device. A controller of a robot detects a voice by means of microphones, determines whether or not a voice generating source of the detected voice is a specific voice generating source, and controls, based on a result of the determination, the robot by means of a neck joint and a chassis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2018
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keisuke SHIMADA, Kouichi NAKAGOME, Takashi YAMAYA
  • Publication number: 20180285672
    Abstract: The present invention is to reduce the time required to detect an object after completion of the rotation of a head or a body of a robot. A robot 100 includes a camera 111, and a control unit 127 which determines an overlapping area between a first image captured with the camera 111 at first timing and a second image captured with the camera 111 at second timing later than the first timing to detect an object included in an area of the second image other than the determined overlapping area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2018
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi YAMAYA, Kouichi NAKAGOME, Keisuke SHIMADA
  • Publication number: 20180288302
    Abstract: A position coordinates setter sets position coordinates being coordinates of an image region of an LED in an image. An image region determiner determines whether or not an image region having a predetermined luminance value is present at the position coordinates. If an image region having the predetermined luminance value is not present at the position coordinates, the image region determiner determines whether or not the image region at the position coordinates is overexposed or underexposed, and the exposure controller continues setting, if the image region is overexposed, the exposure time shorter by one degree at a time until the luminance value of the image region at the position coordinates becomes the predetermined luminance value, and continues setting, if the image region is underexposed, the exposure time longer by one degree at a time until the luminance value of the image region at the position coordinates becomes the predetermined luminance value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2018
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Naotomo MIYAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20180288328
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a memory and a processor. The processor executes a program stored in a memory to perform operations including acquiring a moving image, calculating a similarity between the moving image and a candidate image which is to be synthesized temporally or spatially before or after the moving image, specifying a representative image from the moving image based on the calculation result, and generating a single image by combining the specified representative image and an image which includes the candidate image and which is different from the moving image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2018
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroshi SHIMIZU
  • Publication number: 20180283881
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus includes a processor and a memory. The processor executes a program stored in the memory to perform operations including: acquiring position information of a user; specifying a movement state of the user; and determining appropriateness/inappropriateness of the acquired position information using a determination program according to the movement state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Keiichi IMAMURA
  • Publication number: 20180288609
    Abstract: A mobile apparatus according to the present embodiment includes a voice input unit configured to detect a signal from a user. In a case where the voice input unit detects a signal from the user and as a detection result of the signal from the user, it is determined that there is a signal from the user, the mobile apparatus performs sound source localization and specifies a location or direction in which the detected signal from the user is given. In a case where it is determined that the mobile apparatus is not able to move to the location where the signal from the user is given, a voice output unit configured to output a voice signal, a driving unit configured to move the mobile apparatus, and a light emitting unit configured to emit light performs predetermined control.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2018
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Yamaya, Kouichi Nakagome, Keisuke Shimada
  • Publication number: 20180288572
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus includes a processor and a memory. The processor executes a program stored in the memory to perform operations including: acquiring a series of position information of a user; detecting whether or not a loss part, in which position information corresponding to a predetermined time or a predetermined number of times of measurement is lost, is present in the series of position information acquired; and specifying the detected loss part in a case where the loss part is detected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Keiichi IMAMURA
  • Publication number: 20180279942
    Abstract: A medical imaging device changes a state between a first capturing state for capturing a lesion in a regular capturing state and a second capturing state for capturing a lesion in a capturing state that is different from the regular capturing state and captures an image for assisting in diagnosis of the lesion. The medical imaging device includes an imaging device body that includes a first light source, a second light source, an imaging element, a set of lenses that are situated on an optical axis that connects the imaging element and an object, uses at least the first light source as a light source that emits light to the object in the first capturing state, and uses at least the second light source as a light source that emits light to the object in the second capturing state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshiharu HOUJOU, Jumpei ISHIBASHI, Katsuyuki MATSUO, Nobuhiro AOKI
  • Publication number: 20180272664
    Abstract: A thermally expandable sheet in which a thermally expansive layer that contains a thermally expandable material is formed on one side of a base, and wherethe thermally expansive layer is distended, the base deforms following distension of the thermally expansive layer and the base deforms into an embossed shape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuji HORIUCHI, Yoshimune MOTOYANAGI, Hideki TAKAHASHI, Satoshi MITSUI
  • Publication number: 20180272781
    Abstract: An ink is used for forming a photothermal conversion layer used for causing expansion of at least a portion of a thermal expansion layer of a thermal expansion sheet. The ink includes (i) an inorganic infrared absorbing agent having a higher absorptivity in at least one region of an infrared light spectrum than in a visible light spectrum, and (ii) a base that is transparent to visible light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideki Takahashi, Yuji Horiuchi, Yoshimune Motoyanagi, Satoshi Mitsui
  • Publication number: 20180272750
    Abstract: A drawing apparatus includes a processor determining the aspect ratio of the surface area of a target nail of a finger or a toe, and entering a first fitting mode to modify the aspect ratio of at least one nail design in accordance with the surface area of the target nail and to fit the at least one nail design to the surface area of the nail. The rate of modification of the aspect ratio of the at least one nail design is within a modification threshold of the at least one nail design.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shuichi YAMASAKI
  • Publication number: 20180272751
    Abstract: A drawing apparatus includes a drawing head drawing a pattern on the surface of a target nail of a hand or foot; and a processor. The processor controls the drawing head to scan a plurality of times across an area on the surface of the nail and to draw the pattern on the area during each of the plurality of scanning operations of the drawing head based on a curvature of the nail.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shuichi YAMASAKI
  • Publication number: 20180275677
    Abstract: An autonomous mobile apparatus includes a controller, an image acquirer, an inertia measurer, a distance measurer, and a storage. The controller updates environment map information stored in the storage. The controller estimates a height from a reference surface, based on an image obtained by the image acquirer. The inertia measurer detects an amount of fluctuation of the height. The distance measurer detects whether or not the bottom portion of the autonomous mobile apparatus is in contact with an object. The controller, if having detected a change in height equal to or larger than a reference from information obtained from the image acquirer, the inertia measurer, or the distance measurer, stops updating the environment map information or deletes the environment map information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Akira HAMADA
  • Publication number: 20180275774
    Abstract: Display operation of a display device is controlled in association with a pointer device. A display control system that includes: a display device for displaying information on a display surface; a control device for controlling the display of the display device; and an image acquisition device for acquiring an image of the display device including a light beam from a pointer device capable of emitting a light beam is proposed. The control device includes: an acquisition unit for acquiring the image from the image acquisition device; a feature identification unit for identifying a feature of the light beam included in the image; and a display control unit for performing display operation of the display device based on the feature and state of the light beam. A corresponding display control method and display control program are proposed, too.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Katsunori TSUTSUMI
  • Publication number: 20180274087
    Abstract: An ink for forming a photothermal conversion layer used to cause at least a portion of a thermal expansion layer of a thermal expansion sheet to swell. The ink includes an inorganic infrared absorbing agent having a higher absorptivity in at least one region of the infrared light spectrum than in the visible light spectrum.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideki TAKAHASHI, Yuji HORIUCHI, Yoshimune MOTOYANAGI, Satoshi MITSUI
  • Publication number: 20180275497
    Abstract: A light source system according to an aspect of the invention comprises a light source unit, an optical path switching device configured to selectively switch a direction of light from the light source unit between a plurality of directions, and a heat dissipating unit positioned in one of the plurality of directions and isolated from the optical path switching device via a light transmitting member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Toshifumi KASE
  • Publication number: 20180273230
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes a print head, a first cutter and a processor. The print head performs printing on a printing medium. The first cutter cuts the printing medium on which the print head has performed the printing. The first cutter trims away a corner at an end in a width direction of the printing medium. The processor controls the print head and the first cutter based on cutting information on an area to be trimmed by the first cutter so that a printing area of the printing medium is not cut by the first cutter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hirokazu HASEGAWA, Toshiaki KANAMURA, Yoshimasa YOKOYAMA, Yasushi MURAI
  • Publication number: 20180272578
    Abstract: An expansion device, including: an irradiation unit configured to irradiate the thermally expandable sheet placed on a placing unit with light; a conveyance unit configured to reciprocably convey the irradiation unit between a first position and a second position; an exhaust fan fixed to a housing and configured to discharge air from the housing; and an air supply fan which is movable with the irradiation unit and configured to supply outside air into the housing, wherein the exhaust fan is provided at a position where air can be discharged from the second position side when the irradiation unit is returned from the first position to the second position after being moved from the second position toward the first position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youichi USHIGOME, Minoru SAITO
  • Publication number: 20180276635
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus includes a communication unit configured to perform wireless communication with a portable terminal and a mode switching unit configured such that a key inserted into the mode switching unit is rotatable and configured to perform switching to a mode corresponding to a rotation position of the inserted key. The mode switching unit has a plurality of first rotation positions for performing switching to a first mode of performing switching to a state where the communication unit can perform communication with the portable terminal and at least one second rotation position for performing switching to a second mode of performing switching to a state where the communication unit cannot perform communication with the portable terminal. The second rotation position is not interposed between the first rotation positions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Katsuyuki ITAKURA
  • Publication number: 20180275608
    Abstract: A switch device including a case provided with a through hole, an operation member including a shaft section which is inserted into the through hole of the case and a head section which is provided on an outer end portion of the shaft section and arranged outside the case, an elastic body which is arranged between outer surface of the case and inner surface of the head section of the operation member opposing the outer surface of the case, and forces the head section outward from the case by an elastic force of a material of the elastic body, and a slipping section which provides slipperiness in a rotational direction to the elastic body and the head section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tatsumi ICHIMURA, Hajime IGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20180275739
    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: January 8, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    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: 20180275614
    Abstract: An electronic timepiece includes indicators, an operation receiving unit, a timing unit and a processor. The operation receiving unit receives an operation performed by a user. The timing unit counts a date and time at present. The processor carries out operation control of the indicators and obtains a local time setting based on a time difference between a predetermined standard time and a local time at a target position. The processor makes at least apart of the indicators display the local time in accordance with the operation received by the operation receiving unit and obtains the local time setting based on a difference between the displayed local time and the date and time counted by the timing unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takaomi YONEKURA, Tadashi KOJIMA, Takayasu AKAGI, Shinji SAITO, Hirofumi NAGAREDA, Hirohisa MARUYAMA, Junichi IZUMI
  • Publication number: 20180276180
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus according to an embodiment comprises: at least one processor; and at least one memory storing instructions. The instructions are executed by the at least one processor to perform: identifying at least one scientific theoretical formula relating to one or more scientific characteristics of which data is measured, setting a coordinate system that includes a coordinate axis to which at least a part of the identified at least one scientific theoretical formula is assigned, and plotting the measured data of the one or more scientific characteristics on the set coordinate system to display a first graph on a display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Takashi HATAYAMA
  • Publication number: 20180275666
    Abstract: An autonomous mobile apparatus that returns to a charger to be charged, the apparatus comprises a determiner that determines whether the apparatus is able to return to the charger, a location obtainer that obtains a predetermined location, an action planner that sets a destination, and sets a route to the destination, and a movement controller that controls a drive so that the apparatus is moved along the route that is set by the action planner, wherein, when the determiner determines that the apparatus is not able to return to the charger, the action planner sets the predetermined location obtained by the location obtainer as the destination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Mitsuyasu NAKAJIMA
  • Publication number: 20180272777
    Abstract: An expansion device, including: an installation unit in which a thermally expandable sheet is disposed; an irradiation unit configured to irradiate the thermally expandable sheet placed on the installation unit with light; and a control unit configured to perform processes described below, wherein after an expansion process to expand the thermally expandable sheet by irradiating the thermally expandable sheet placed on the installation unit with light by the irradiation unit, a cooling process to cool the thermally expandable sheet by a predetermined cooling unit while maintaining the state in which the thermally expandable sheet is placed on the installation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youichi USHIGOME, Minoru SAITO
  • Publication number: 20180274938
    Abstract: A movement analyzer includes a position information acquiring device, a memory, and a processor. The processor executes a program to perform operations including acquiring position information of the movement analyzer with the position information acquiring device, determining whether or not a moving state of the movement analyzer is a specific moving state, and recording the position information corresponding to the specific moving state in the memory as a path of the specific moving state when a determination result indicates that the moving state of the movement analyzer is the specific moving state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Takeshi OKADA
  • Publication number: 20180277009
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, there is provided an information display apparatus including a processor, the processor being configured to: designate a character string in a text displayed in a display unit in accordance with a user operation; determine whether a keyword is included in a part of the designated character string; generate, if it is determined that the keyword is included in the part of the designated character string, problem setting data based on the keyword included in the designated character string; and transmit the problem setting data to an external terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Takashi KOJO
  • Publication number: 20180275952
    Abstract: An operation processing device comprises: an operator which is capable of operating of changing a designation position and outputs an operation value corresponding to the designation position; and a processor which determines each of a plurality of execution conditions corresponding to each of a plurality of processes according to the operation value output by the operator and controls execution of the plurality of processes on the basis of a correspondence relation between the operation value and the execution condition which is defined to be individually different in each process and controls performing of the plurality of processes on the basis of the respective determined execution conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hideaki AIMI
  • Publication number: 20180277062
    Abstract: There is provided a display device including: an input unit used to input a plurality of image signals from a plurality of external apparatuses; a display unit which displays images; a setting unit which sets a display condition of each of the plurality of images based on an aspect ratio corresponding to each of the plurality of image signals input through the input unit; and a display control unit which generates a composite image from the plurality of image signals input through the input unit based on the contents set by the setting unit, and displays the composite image on the display unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yoshihiko SHINOZAKI
  • Publication number: 20180277006
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, there is provided an information display apparatus including a processor, the processor being configured to: designate at least one keyword in a text displayed in a display unit in accordance with a user operation; cause the display unit to display an image associated with the designated keyword register the designated keyword and information of the image in a memory as data in which the designated keyword and the information of the image are associated with each other; output a problem based on the registered keyword and the image corresponding to the registered information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Takashi KOJO
  • Publication number: 20180277074
    Abstract: A musical sound generation device including a first memory having a plurality of storage areas where waveform data is read out and stored, a waveform generator which functions as a plurality of waveform generating sections each of which generates a waveform for emitting a sound by reading out waveform data from a selected storage area of the first memory; and a control processor which determines, when an instruction for sound emission is provided, a combination of a waveform generating section and a storage area to be used for the instructed sound emission, based on a status of reading waveform data from each storage area by each waveform generating section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroki SATO, Hajime KAWASHIMA
  • Publication number: 20180277145
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus comprises a learner and a processing unit. The learner learns a phoneme sequence generated from a voice as an emotion phoneme sequence, in accordance with relevance between the phoneme sequence and an emotion of a user. The processing unit executes processing pertaining to emotion recognition in accordance with a result of learning by the learner. The information processing apparatus suppresses execution of a process that does not conform to an emotion of a user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Takashi YAMAYA
  • Publication number: 20180272747
    Abstract: A printer includes a processor and a thermal head having a plurality of heating elements to print an image having a plurality of print lines on a printing medium on the basis of printing data, wherein in an initial control period, for any printing data, the processor causes the thermal head to perform a division printing for each of the print lines that are to be printed in the control period, the division printing being such that for each print line to be printed, the plurality of heating elements are divided into a plurality of subgroups and the respective subgroups of the heating elements are activated in a time-divided manner, and wherein in a normal period after the control period, the processor causes the thermal head performs a non-division printing for at least some of the print lines that are to be printed in the normal period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Masaki ITO
  • Publication number: 20180277160
    Abstract: A track playback controlling apparatus includes at least one operation receiver, a driver, and a processor. The operation receiver receives operation to change a playback state of a track by a user. The driver causes a physical motion of the operation receiver. The processor changes a state of the motion of the operation receiver in response to a change in the playback state of the track through an operation of the operation receiver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Takashi SODA
  • Publication number: 20180272748
    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: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hirokazu HASEGAWA, Toshiaki KANAMURA, Yoshimasa YOKOYAMA, Yasushi MURAI