Patents by Inventor Akira Kinoshita

Akira Kinoshita has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20220218300
    Abstract: A disclosed radiation source position estimation system includes a first position information specifier configured to specify position information of one or more elements included in a position measuring member; an imager configured to acquire images of the one or more elements formed by radiation emitted from a radiation source; and a second position information specifier configured to specify position information of the radiation source, based on the first position information specified by the first position information specifier and the images acquired by the imager.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masahiro TAKADA, Yoshihisa NAIJO, Akira KINOSHITA
  • Publication number: 20220187686
    Abstract: An interchangeable lens which is mountable in and removable from a camera body having an imaging part, includes an optical system in which an exit pupil distance changes according to a position of the imaging part on an imaging surface, an input part in which information on a position on the imaging surface is input from the camera body, and an output part which outputs first information regarding the exit pupil distance of the optical system based on the information input to the input part to the camera body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2019
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicant: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuki KITA, Akira KINOSHITA
  • Publication number: 20220116532
    Abstract: A focus detection device includes: an imaging unit having a first and second pixel each of which receives light transmitted through an optical system and outputs signal used for focus detection, and a third pixel which receives light transmitted through the optical system and outputs signal used for image generation; an input unit to which information regarding the optical system is input; a selection unit that selects one of the first and second pixel based on the information to the input unit; a readout unit that reads out the signal from one of the first and second pixel based on a selection result at a timing different from reading out the signal from the third pixel to be read out; and a focus detection unit that performs the focus detection based on at least one of the signals of the first and second pixel read out by the readout unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2019
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Applicant: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sinsuke SAMBONGI, Akira KINOSHITA, Yuki KITA
  • Publication number: 20220097605
    Abstract: An image capture device is mounted in a vehicle. The image capture device includes: an image capture unit; and a setting unit that sets an image capture condition for each region of the image capture unit each having a plurality of pixels, or for each pixel, based upon at least one of a state exterior to the vehicle and a state of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2021
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Applicant: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akiko SHIGA, Toru MIYAKOSHI, Satoshi YAMAGUCHI, Akira KINOSHITA, Kaoru YOSHINO, Hitomi NAGANUMA, Takashi KURIYAMA, Koichi FUKUDA, Yuki KITA, Koji NAGAOKA, Tomoya NAKAGAWA, Masakazu SEKIGUCHI, Takashi SHIONOYA
  • Publication number: 20220031276
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a processor programmed to obtain a first radiation image of a subject captured from a first direction, obtain a second radiation image of the subject captured from a second direction that intersects the first direction, and either correct one of the first radiation image and the second radiation image based on positional information of a device for capturing the one of the first radiation image and the second radiation image, or correct another one of the first radiation image and the second radiation image based on information on a position of a specific region of the subject obtained from the one of the first radiation image and the second radiation image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Applicants: Ricoh Company, Ltd., National University Corporation Tokyo Medical and Dental University
    Inventors: Taishi WATANABE, Akira Kinoshita, Masahiro Takada, Shigenori Kawabata
  • Patent number: 11220215
    Abstract: An image capture device is mounted in a vehicle. The image capture device includes: an image capture unit; and a setting unit that sets an image capture condition for each region of the image capture unit each having a plurality of pixels, or for each pixel, based upon at least one of a state exterior to the vehicle and a state of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akiko Shiga, Toru Miyakoshi, Satoshi Yamaguchi, Akira Kinoshita, Kaoru Yoshino, Hitomi Naganuma, Takashi Kuriyama, Koichi Fukuda, Yuki Kita, Koji Nagaoka, Tomoya Nakagawa, Masakazu Sekiguchi, Takashi Shionoya
  • Patent number: 11196923
    Abstract: To reduce power consumed when the display magnification of an image is changed. A digital camera includes a display unit having a first display region in which a first image is displayed and a second display region in which a second image is displayed, an image capture unit having a first image capture region in which first image data indicating the first image is generated and a second image capture region in which second image data indicating the second image is generated, magnification change units that change the display magnifications of the first and second images displayed on the display unit, and an image capture control unit that when the magnification change units change the display magnifications, changes the charge accumulation conditions or reading conditions of the first and second image capture regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Akira Kinoshita
  • Publication number: 20210377438
    Abstract: A focus detection device includes: an imaging unit having a first pixel and a second pixel each of which receives light transmitted through an optical system and outputs signal used for focus detection; an input unit to which first information regarding a position on an image plane and an exit pupil distance of the optical system is input; a selection unit that selects a first focus detection based on the signal having been output from the first pixel or a second focus detection based on the signal having been output from the second pixel, based on the first information having been input to the input unit; and a focus detection unit that performs the first focus detection or the second focus detection based on a selection by the selection unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2019
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicant: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuki KITA, Akira KINOSHITA
  • Patent number: 11138746
    Abstract: A diagnostic support system includes a spinal cord/spinal nerve evoked magnetic field data acquisition device configured to acquire spinal cord/spinal nerve evoked magnetic field data and a medical image information acquisition device configured to acquire first medical image information having each pixel associated with a corresponding pixel of visualized data of the spinal cord/spinal nerve evoked magnetic field data. The diagnostic support system superimposes the visualized data of the spinal cord/spinal nerve evoked magnetic field data on second medical image information based on information included in the first medical image information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignees: Ricoh Company, Ltd., NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION TOKYO MEDICAL AND DENTAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Akira Kinoshita, Shigenori Kawabata, Masahiro Takada, Kazuya Niyagawa
  • Publication number: 20210086693
    Abstract: An image capture device is mounted in a vehicle. The image capture device includes: an image capture unit; and a setting unit that sets an image capture condition for each region of the image capture unit each having a plurality of pixels, or for each pixel, based upon at least one of a state exterior to the vehicle and a state of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akiko SHIGA, Toru MIYAKOSHI, Satoshi YAMAGUCHI, Akira KINOSHITA, Kaoru YOSHINO, Hitomi NAGANUMA, Takashi KURIYAMA, Koichi FUKUDA, Yuki KITA, Koji NAGAOKA, Tomoya NAKAGAWA, Masakazu SEKIGUCHI, Takashi SHIONOYA
  • Patent number: 10958848
    Abstract: A digital camera includes an image sensor that can receive a light beam from a subject in a first region (one block) and a second region (another block) and capture images in the first region and second region on different conditions and a control unit that controls image capture by applying multiple image capture conditions to a first process at least in the first region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Akira Kinoshita
  • Publication number: 20210012240
    Abstract: A learning device includes a learning unit configured to learn a model using learning data stored in a data storage unit; a subsampling unit configured to determine whether to use the learning data corresponding to gradient information updated by an update unit based on the model, for learning of a next model after learning of one model based on a subsampling rate; first and second buffer unit configured to buffer learning data determined to be used for and data determined not to be used for learning of the next model and gradient information corresponding to the learning data, respectively, up to a volume determined in advance. The first buffer unit and the second buffer unit are configured to write the learning data and the gradient information into the data storage unit for each predetermined block when buffering the learning data and the gradient information up to the volume.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: Takuya Tanaka, Ryosuke Kasahara, Akira Kinoshita
  • Patent number: 10885629
    Abstract: A medical image processing apparatus includes a memory; and at least one processor configured to execute detecting one or more vertebral bodies and one or more intervertebral disks in a medical image; labeling each part satisfying a predetermined condition among the one or more vertebral bodies and the one or more intervertebral disks detected by the detecting; interpolating a vertebral body or an intervertebral disk in a case where the one or more vertebral bodies and the one or more intervertebral disks detected by the detecting do not include the vertebral body or the intervertebral disk that satisfies the predetermined condition; and executing the labeling also for the vertebral body or the intervertebral disk interpolated by the interpolating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masahiro Takada, Akira Kinoshita, Kazuya Niyagawa
  • Publication number: 20200411180
    Abstract: A biological data processing apparatus includes an addition averaging processor configured to perform an addition averaging process on measurement data of a magnetic field generated by a living body; an estimator configured to perform an estimation process of estimating an intensity of an action current within the living body based on addition average data acquired by the addition averaging processor; a start instruction acceptor configured to accept a start instruction to start the estimation process by the estimator while measurement of the magnetic field is being performed; and a display configured to display an estimation result obtained by the estimator in response to the start instruction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicants: Ricoh Company, Ltd., National University Corporation Tokyo Medical and Dental University
    Inventors: Akira KINOSHITA, Shigenori KAWABATA, Masahiro TAKADA, Kazuma GOTO, Fumikazu HOSHI, Taishi WATANABE
  • Patent number: 10876273
    Abstract: A control section determines a monitoring region, a region wherein an obstacle is to be monitored, the monitoring region not including the lower travelling body. The control section changes the monitoring region so as not to include the lower travelling body based on a turn angle detected by the turn angle detection section. The control section limits operation of at least one of travelling of the lower travelling body and turning of the upper slewing body when the obstacle detection section detects an obstacle being present in the monitoring region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: KOBELCO CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masatoshi Kozui, Yusuke Kamimura, Akira Kinoshita
  • Publication number: 20200361377
    Abstract: An image capture device is mounted in a vehicle. The image capture device includes: an image capture unit; and a setting unit that sets an image capture condition for each region of the image capture unit each having a plurality of pixels, or for each pixel, based upon at least one of a state exterior to the vehicle and a state of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicant: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akiko SHIGA, Toru MIYAKOSHI, Satoshi YAMAGUCHI, Akira KINOSHITA, Kaoru YOSHINO, Hitomi NAGANUMA, Takashi KURIYAMA, Koichi FUKUDA, Yuki KITA, Koji NAGAOKA, Tomoya NAKAGAWA, Masakazu SEKIGUCHI, Takashi SHIONOYA
  • Patent number: 10807532
    Abstract: An image capture device is mounted in a vehicle. The image capture device includes: an image capture unit; and a setting unit that sets an image capture condition for each region of the image capture unit each having a plurality of pixels, or for each pixel, based upon at least one of a state exterior to the vehicle and a state of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akiko Shiga, Toru Miyakoshi, Satoshi Yamaguchi, Akira Kinoshita, Kaoru Yoshino, Hitomi Naganuma, Takashi Kuriyama, Koichi Fukuda, Yuki Kita, Koji Nagaoka, Tomoya Nakagawa, Masakazu Sekiguchi, Takashi Shionoya
  • Publication number: 20200322533
    Abstract: To reduce power consumed when the display magnification of an image is changed. A digital camera includes a display unit having a first display region in which a first image is displayed and a second display region in which a second image is displayed, an image capture unit having a first image capture region in which first image data indicating the first image is generated and a second image capture region in which second image data indicating the second image is generated, magnification change units that change the display magnifications of the first and second images displayed on the display unit, and an image capture control unit that when the magnification change units change the display magnifications, changes the charge accumulation conditions or reading conditions of the first and second image capture regions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Akira KINOSHITA
  • Publication number: 20200277759
    Abstract: A detection apparatus includes a detection unit including: a sensor for detecting at least a shape; a storage section for storing shape information of a counterweight, which is a portion of a construction machine, detected by the sensor as mark shape information; a determination section for determining whether the mark shape information matches detected shape information that is shape information of the counterweight newly detected by the sensor; and a processing section for, when the determination section has determined that the mark shape information and the detected shape information do not match, determining whether the detected shape information satisfies a predetermined update condition and, when having determined that the update condition is satisfied, updating the mark shape information stored in the storage section with the detected shape information as new mark shape information
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: KOBELCO CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akira KINOSHITA, Hideki YOSHIHARA
  • Patent number: 10735650
    Abstract: To reduce power consumed when the display magnification of an image is changed. A digital camera includes a display unit having a first display region in which a first image is displayed and a second display region in which a second image is displayed, an image capture unit having a first image capture region in which first image data indicating the first image is generated and a second image capture region in which second image data indicating the second image is generated, magnification change units that change the display magnifications of the first and second images displayed on the display unit, and an image capture control unit that when the magnification change units change the display magnifications, changes the charge accumulation conditions or reading conditions of the first and second image capture regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Akira Kinoshita