Patents Examined by Omer Khalid
  • Patent number: 12011142
    Abstract: This electronic endoscope system includes an evaluation unit that evaluates an extent of a lesion by processing an image inside an organ image-captured by an electronic endoscope. The evaluation unit includes: an image evaluation value calculation unit that calculates an image evaluation value for the captured image; a lesion evaluation unit that calculates a representative evaluation value of image evaluation values from the image evaluation value for each of a plurality of spaces to evaluate the spread of the lesion; and a lesion evaluation adjustment unit that sets, for an empty section for which a representative evaluation value is not generated, as an estimated representative evaluation value, one image evaluation value for a non-empty section, or a representative evaluation value obtained on the basis of the image evaluation value, and that assigns the estimated representative evaluation value to the empty section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2024
    Assignee: HOYA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Ryohey Koizumi
  • Patent number: 12003891
    Abstract: An image recording apparatus includes a processor. The processor records setting information corresponding to at least one of a procedure or a scene during the procedure, sets a color to be detected from a fluorescent image and a detection level based on the setting information, detects a level of the set color from the fluorescent image inputted, and outputs signals to start and stop recording of the inputted fluorescent image by comparing the detected level of the color with a threshold based on the detection level.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2024
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Junichi Tashiro
  • Patent number: 11997422
    Abstract: Method for generating haptic feedback responses starts with processor causing communication interface for communication session to be displayed on first user interface and on a second user interface. Processor detects first touch input on first user interface and second touch input on second user interface. Processor monitors location of the first touch input on the first user interface and location of the second touch input on the second user interface. Processor determines distance between location of first touch input on first user interface and location on first user interface corresponding to location of second touch input on second user interface. Processor causes the first user interface and the second user interface to generate a haptic feedback response based on the distance. The haptic feedback response increases in intensity or speed as the distance decreases and decreases in intensity or speed as the distance increases. Other embodiments are described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignee: Snap Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Thomas, Alexander P. Powell
  • Patent number: 11995898
    Abstract: An occupant monitoring device for a vehicle includes a display, a controller, and an imager. The display is configured to display an operation screen for an occupant in the vehicle. The controller is configured to execute control based on an operation type determined as an operation performed by the occupant on the operation screen of the display. The imager is configured to image the occupant in the vehicle. The controller is configured to avoid executing the control based on the determined operation type in a case where the operation type performed by the occupant at least involves movement toward the imager.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignee: SUBARU CORPORATION
    Inventor: Ryota Nakamura
  • Patent number: 11997413
    Abstract: A method of presenting media content is disclosed. A plurality of assets is received at a device comprising a display and an orientation sensor. The plurality of assets comprises a first video asset associated with a first aspect ratio, and a second video asset associated with a second aspect ratio, different from the first aspect ratio. A desired aspect ratio is determined based on an output of the orientation sensor. In accordance with a determination that the desired aspect ratio is closer to the first aspect ratio than to the second aspect ratio, the first video asset is selected. In accordance with a determination that the desired aspect ratio is closer to the second aspect ratio than to the first aspect ratio, the second video asset is selected. The selected video is presented at the desired aspect ratio via the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignee: JBF Interlude 2009 LTD
    Inventors: Robert A. Post, Jr., Blake Barnes, Joseph Burfitt, Eric Buehl, Clifton Smith, Nicholas Allen
  • Patent number: 11977218
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides systems and methods for medical imaging. The system may comprise a scope assembly. The scope assembly may comprise a housing unit configured to releasably couple to at least a portion of an elongated scope. The scope assembly may comprise an imaging unit operably coupled to the housing unit, wherein the imaging unit comprises an optics assembly configured to (i) receive one or more light beams that are transmitted through the elongated scope and (ii) direct at least a portion of the one or more light beams onto two or more locations within a subject's body. At least one of the two or more locations may comprise a target site. The imaging unit may be configured to move via a rotational and/or translational motion relative to the housing unit to alter a field of view when imaging within the subject's body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: Activ Surgical, Inc.
    Inventors: Hossein Dehghani, Vasiliy E. Buharin, Roman Stolyarov, Thomas Calef, Liam O'Shea, Alexander J. Dye, Chris J. Situ
  • Patent number: 11974004
    Abstract: A display device according to an embodiment of the present disclosure may obtain information on one or more control methods supported by an external device, select a first control method according to a predetermined priority based on the obtained information, and switch the first control method to a second control method having a next priority according to a change in a control situation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Miyeon Kwon, Kyungryun Lee
  • Patent number: 11962938
    Abstract: Method for generating haptic feedback responses starts with processor causing communication interface for communication session to be displayed on first user interface and on a second user interface. Processor detects first touch input on first user interface and second touch input on second user interface. Processor monitors location of the first touch input on the first user interface and location of the second touch input on the second user interface. Processor determines distance between location of first touch input on first user interface and location on first user interface corresponding to location of second touch input on second user interface. Processor causes the first user interface and the second user interface to generate a haptic feedback response based on the distance. The haptic feedback response increases in intensity or speed as the distance decreases and decreases in intensity or speed as the distance increases. Other embodiments are described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: Snap Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Thomas, Alexander P. Powell
  • Patent number: 11962832
    Abstract: According to an embodiment of the present disclosure, a remote control device for transmitting and receiving a control signal to and from a display device may include a Bluetooth circuit configured to establish Bluetooth connection with the display device, an IR circuit configured to output an IR signal, and a controller configured to output an IR signal for controlling the display device or an external device connected to the display device based on information on a video input mode of the display device when Bluetooth connection with the display device is not established.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Sanghyun Baek, Gwanhui Seo
  • Patent number: 11960645
    Abstract: A method for disengaging a surgical instrument of a surgical robotic system comprising receiving a gaze input from an eye tracker; determining, by one or more processors, whether the gaze input indicates the gaze of the user is outside or inside of the display; in response to determining the gaze input indicates the gaze of the user is outside of the display, determining an amount of time the gaze of the user is outside of the display; in response to determining the gaze of the user is outside of the display for less than a maximum amount of time, pause the surgical robotic system from a teleoperation mode; and in response to determining the gaze of the user is outside of the display for more than the maximum amount of time, disengage the surgical robotic system from the teleoperation mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: Verb Surgical Inc.
    Inventors: Anette Lia Freiin von Kapri, Denise Ann Miller, Paolo Invernizzi, Joan Savall, John Magnasco
  • Patent number: 11950016
    Abstract: The present invention provides a control method of a receiver. The control method includes the steps of: when the receiver enters a sleep/standby mode, continually detecting an auxiliary signal from an auxiliary channel to generate a detection result; and if the detection result indicates that the auxiliary signal has a preamble or a specific pattern, generating a wake-up control signal to wake up the receiver before successfully receiving the auxiliary signal having a wake-up command.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: MEDIATEK INC.
    Inventors: Chun-Chia Chen, Chih-Hung Pan, Chia-Chi Liu, Shun-Fang Liu, Meng-Kun Li, Chao-An Chen
  • Patent number: 11949727
    Abstract: A video conferencing system includes data relating to the focus of attention of an attendee in a virtual conference. The system determines the focus of attention of attendee as a function of the data and modifies an audio output and/or a video output of the system as a function of the focus of attention of the attendee.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Lenovo (United States) Inc.
    Inventors: Dane Hixson, Matthew Fardig, Faisal Mohamed, Peter Koeppen
  • Patent number: 11950006
    Abstract: The disclosure extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for producing an image in light deficient environments and correction of white balance and/or fixed pattern noise at startup or at any other time during a procedure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: DePuy Synthes Products, Inc.
    Inventor: Laurent Blanquart
  • Patent number: 11930298
    Abstract: Method for generating haptic feedback responses starts with processor causing communication interface for communication session to be displayed on first user interface and on a second user interface. Processor detects first touch input on first user interface and second touch input on second user interface. Processor monitors location of the first touch input on the first user interface and location of the second touch input on the second user interface. Processor determines distance between location of first touch input on first user interface and location on first user interface corresponding to location of second touch input on second user interface. Processor causes the first user interface and the second user interface to generate a haptic feedback response based on the distance. The haptic feedback response increases in intensity or speed as the distance decreases and decreases in intensity or speed as the distance increases. Other embodiments are described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: Snap Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Thomas, Alexander P. Powell
  • Patent number: 11930238
    Abstract: Disclosed are a display device, and an infrared transmission device and a control method therefor. The disclosed infrared transmission device: determines whether a repeat event occurs, on the basis of the amount of request data stored in a buffer; and when a repeat event occurs, generates an infrared signal corresponding to the repeat event and transmits the infrared signal to a display device or an external electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventor: Sanghyun Baek
  • Patent number: 11924511
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a battery operated, audio responsive remote control for controlling a media device. The remote control includes a speaker, microphone and talk button. The remote control is configured to: detect the talk button being pressed; responsive to the detection and within a time period that commences from the detection, analyze audio data received via the microphone to recognize one or more audio commands; and process the recognized audio commands. The remote control is also configured to: determine a volume level of the received audio data; and audibly confirm the recognized audio commands at the determined volume level. According to some embodiments, the remote control also includes a motion sensor, and is configured to: detect motion of the remote control using the motion sensor; determine that the detected motion corresponds to a volume changing motion; and adjust volume of the remote control and/or a media device according to the volume changing motion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Roku, Inc.
    Inventors: Anthony Wood, Lloyd Klarke
  • Patent number: 11924497
    Abstract: Systems, devices and processes are provided to facilitate the delivery of video content in a video streaming system. Specifically, the various embodiments can provide improved responsiveness by reducing the delay that occurs between when a user acts to initiate video streaming and when the video content is transmitted, received and displayed on a display screen. In general, these embodiments reduce delay by preloading video streaming content in response to detecting particular patterns of movement of a remote control. Specifically, these embodiments monitor for movement of the remote control and determining if a detected movement corresponds to a likely initiation of video streaming. When such movements are detected, the embodiments begin preloading the video streaming content at the video player device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: DISH Network Technologies India Private Limited
    Inventor: Brijesh Vishwanath
  • Patent number: 11914132
    Abstract: A system for a microscope includes a display and an input interface. The system is configured to reproduce, in response to a user input to the input interface, a virtual tour of use of the microscope via the display. The system can be applied, for example, for teaching of microscopy at schools and universities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: LEICA INSTRUMENTS (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.
    Inventors: Matthias Handloser, Gerald Nitsch, Vincent Vaccarelli
  • Patent number: 11902713
    Abstract: There is provided a projection system including: a projector configured to project an image on a projection surface; and a computer configured to communicate with the projector and instruct the projector to project the image in accordance with an operation by a user. The projector includes a first processor that sends information on an operation state of the projector to the computer while communicating with the computer. The computer includes a display and/or a speaker and a second processor that makes a notification based on the information from the projector by causing the display to display a notification and/or by causing the speaker to output a voice.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Toshiharu Arai
  • Patent number: 11902699
    Abstract: A display device includes a power key, and at least one processor that executes following: determination processing that determines, when turning on a light source in response to a user's operation on the power key, whether a power supply supplying power is a predetermined power supply or not, and control processing that displays, when the determination processing determines that the power supply is the predetermined power supply, a power-on continuation confirmation screen and continues, in case of detection of a confirmation operation from the user according to the power-on continuation confirmation screen, lighting of the light source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akihide Takasu, Tetsuro Narikawa