Patents by Inventor Atsunari Tsuda

Atsunari Tsuda 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).

  • Patent number: 10664216
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit that acquires plural pieces of medical apparatus information which are plural pieces of information acquired from a plurality of medical apparatuses; a generation unit that generates presentation information which contains at least a part of the plural pieces of medical apparatus information acquired by the acquisition unit; and a presentation unit that outputs the generated presentation information to a plurality of image display apparatuses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsunari Tsuda, Toshikazu Uchiyama, Hitomi Wakamiya, Masahide Takano
  • Patent number: 10169925
    Abstract: A display which allows a user to visually recognize a virtual image and external scenery includes an image display unit that forms the virtual image which is visually recognized by the user. The display also includes a superimposition processing unit that generates a plurality of pieces of superimposition information, based on a plurality of images of the external scenery, for superimposing invisible information which is not shown in an outward appearance of an object on the object included in the external scenery. The superimposition processing unit extracts a feature of the object. The invisible information includes a feature in common with the extracted feature of the object. The superimposition processing unit generates the plurality of pieces of superimposition information such that the extracted feature of the object and the feature of the invisible information overlap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Masahide Takano, Atsunari Tsuda
  • Publication number: 20180364965
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit that acquires plural pieces of medical apparatus information which are plural pieces of information acquired from a plurality of medical apparatuses; a generation unit that generates presentation information which contains at least a part of the plural pieces of medical apparatus information acquired by the acquisition unit; and a presentation unit that outputs the generated presentation information to a plurality of image display apparatuses.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsunari TSUDA, Toshikazu UCHIYAMA, Hitomi WAKAMIYA, Masahide TAKANO
  • Patent number: 10114610
    Abstract: A head mounted display device is used by being mounted on a body of a user and includes an image display unit through which outside scenery is transmitted and which displays an image such that the image is visually recognizable together with the outside scenery. Further, the head mounted display device includes a right headphone and a left headphone outputting a sound. Further, the head mounted display device includes a target detection unit that detects a target of the user in the visual line direction; a distance detection unit that detects a distance between the detected target and the user; and an information output control unit that controls the output of the sound of the right headphone and the left headphone according to the detected distance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kaori Sendai, Atsunari Tsuda, Masahide Takano
  • Patent number: 10102627
    Abstract: A head-mounted display device includes an image display unit cause a user to visually recognize image light as a virtual image on the basis of image data and cause the user to visually recognize an outside scene in a state in which the image display unit is worn on the head of the user, an image pickup unit configured to pick up an image of the outside scene, and a control unit configured to cause, when a mark image, which is an image of a specific mark, is included in the picked-up image, using the image display unit, the user to visually recognize a specific virtual image associated with a combination of a kind of the mark image and a shape of the mark image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsunari Tsuda, Masahide Takano, Toshikazu Uchiyama, Hitomi Wakamiya
  • Patent number: 10042598
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit that acquires plural pieces of medical apparatus information which are plural pieces of information acquired from a plurality of medical apparatuses; a generation unit that generates presentation information which contains at least a part of the plural pieces of medical apparatus information acquired by the acquisition unit; and a presentation unit that outputs the generated presentation information to a plurality of image display apparatuses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsunari Tsuda, Toshikazu Uchiyama, Hitomi Wakamiya, Masahide Takano
  • Publication number: 20180197344
    Abstract: A display which allows a user to visually recognize a virtual image and external scenery includes an image display unit that forms the virtual image which is visually recognized by the user. The display also includes a superimposition processing unit that generates a plurality of pieces of superimposition information, based on a plurality of images of the external scenery, for superimposing invisible information which is not shown in an outward appearance of an object on the object included in the external scenery. The superimposition processing unit extracts a feature of the object. The invisible information includes a feature in common with the extracted feature of the object. The superimposition processing unit generates the plurality of pieces of superimposition information such that the extracted feature of the object and the feature of the invisible information overlap.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Publication date: July 12, 2018
    Inventors: Masahide Takano, Atsunari Tsuda
  • Patent number: 9972319
    Abstract: A head mounted display device includes an image display unit that allows a user to visually recognize an image and through which outside scenery is transmitted and a microphone that detects a voice. In addition, the head mounted display device further includes a data acquisition unit that acquires data and an additional data display control unit that allows the image display unit to display an image based on the voice detected by the microphone and the data acquired by the data acquisition unit when the outside scenery is visually recognized by the user through the image display unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kaori Sendai, Atsunari Tsuda, Masahide Takano
  • Patent number: 9959591
    Abstract: A head mounted display is worn on the body of a user before use and includes an image display unit that transmits an outside scene and displays an image in a visually recognizable manner along with the outside scene and a camera that performs image capturing in directions of sight lines of the user. A control section of the head mounted display includes an image generation section that generates a display image from a captured image from the camera and an image display control section that causes the image display unit to display the display image generated by the image generation section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kaori Sendai, Atsunari Tsuda, Masahide Takano
  • Patent number: 9916691
    Abstract: A head mounted display which allows a user to visually recognize a virtual image and external scenery, and includes an image display unit that forms the virtual image which is visually recognized by the user, and a superimposition processing unit that causes the image display unit to form the virtual image based on superimposition information for superimposing invisible information which is not shown in an appearance of an object on the object included in the external scenery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Masahide Takano, Atsunari Tsuda
  • Patent number: 9898662
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes an acquiring unit that acquires a plurality of kinds of medical apparatus information, which are information acquired from a plurality of medical apparatuses, a generating unit that generates information for presentation including at least a part of the plurality of kinds of medical apparatus information acquired by the acquiring unit, and a presenting unit that outputs the generated information for presentation to an image display apparatus that displays an image. The generating unit generates the information for presentation including at least the medical apparatus information acquired by the medical apparatus, visual recognition of a display unit of which by a user of the image display apparatus is difficult.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsunari Tsuda, Toshikazu Uchiyama, Hitomi Wakamiya, Masahide Takano
  • Publication number: 20170308157
    Abstract: A head-mounted display device including an image display section attached to a head includes a specific-direction detecting section configured to detect a specific direction decided according to a direction of the image display section, a wireless communication section, and a processing section configured to perform presentation of information to an external information processing device via the wireless communication section. The processing section specifies a predetermined range including the specific direction detected by the specific-direction detecting section, performs communication with a short-range wireless communication terminal present in the specified predetermined range via the wireless communication section, receives data from the short-range wireless communication terminal, and transmits presentation information based on the received data to the information processing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Publication date: October 26, 2017
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsunari TSUDA, Masahide TAKANO
  • Patent number: 9778469
    Abstract: A head-mounted display device includes an image processing unit that controls a display drive units. The image processing unit controls the pair of display drive units so as to move the emission areas in any one of a first direction in which an image formed by the image light emitted from one of the display drive units and an image formed by the image light emitted from the other of the display drive units move close to each other in cooperation and a second direction in which an image formed by the image light emitted from one of the display drive units and an image formed by the image light emitted from the other of the display drive units move apart from each other in cooperation to change a focal distance of an image in a virtual image which is visually recognized by the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fusashi Kimura, Atsunari Tsuda
  • Publication number: 20170255447
    Abstract: A head mounted display device is used by being mounted on a body of a user and includes an image display unit through which outside scenery is transmitted and which displays an image such that the image is visually recognizable together with the outside scenery. Further, the head mounted display device includes a right headphone and a left headphone outputting a sound. Further, the head mounted display device includes a target detection unit that detects a target of the user in the visual line direction; a distance detection unit that detects a distance between the detected target and the user; and an information output control unit that controls the output of the sound of the right headphone and the left headphone according to the detected distance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2017
    Publication date: September 7, 2017
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kaori SENDAI, Atsunari TSUDA, Masahide TAKANO
  • Patent number: 9684486
    Abstract: A head mounted display device is used by being mounted on a body of a user and includes an image display unit through which outside scenery is transmitted and which displays an image such that the image is visually recognizable together with the outside scenery. Further, the head mounted display device includes a right headphone and a left headphone outputting a sound. Further, the head mounted display device includes a target detection unit that detects a target of the user in the visual line direction; a distance detection unit that detects a distance between the detected target and the user; and an information output control unit that controls the output of the sound of the right headphone and the left headphone according to the detected distance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2017
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kaori Sendai, Atsunari Tsuda, Masahide Takano
  • Publication number: 20170168562
    Abstract: A head mounted display device is used by being mounted on a body of a user and includes an image display unit through which outside scenery is transmitted and that displays an image such that the image is visually recognizable together with the outside scenery. Further, the head mounted display device includes a target detection unit that detects a target of the user in a visual line direction and a position detection unit that detects a position of the target with respect to a display region of the image display unit. Further, the head mounted display device includes an information display control unit that determines a display position of information based on a position of the target detected by the position detection unit and allows the image display unit to display information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2015
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kaori SENDAI, Atsunari TSUDA, Masahide TAKANO
  • Patent number: 9375639
    Abstract: An image display system includes an image transmitter, a first display device that displays a first image, and a second display device that displays a second image, the second display device includes a display device side receiving unit that receives the second image, a display unit that displays the second image, a visual direction acquiring unit that acquires a current visual direction of the user, and a display device side transmitting unit that transmits the current visual direction, and the image transmitter includes a transmitter side receiving unit that receives the current visual direction, an extracting unit that extracts the first image as an image of a partial area in a whole image and the second image as an image of an area in response to the current visual direction in the whole image, and a transmitter side transmitting unit that transmits the first and second images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Shinichi Kobayashi, Atsunari Tsuda
  • Publication number: 20160154620
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit that acquires plural pieces of medical apparatus information which are plural pieces of information acquired from a plurality of medical apparatuses; a generation unit that generates presentation information which contains at least a part of the plural pieces of medical apparatus information acquired by the acquisition unit; and a presentation unit that outputs the generated presentation information to a plurality of image display apparatuses.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2014
    Publication date: June 2, 2016
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsunari TSUDA, Toshikazu UCHIYAMA, Hitomi WAKAMIYA, Masahide TAKANO
  • Publication number: 20160148052
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes an acquiring unit that acquires a plurality of kinds of medical apparatus information, which are information acquired from a plurality of medical apparatuses, a generating unit that generates information for presentation including at least a part of the plurality of kinds of medical apparatus information acquired by the acquiring unit, and a presenting unit that outputs the generated information for presentation to an image display apparatus that displays an image. The generating unit generates the information for presentation including at least the medical apparatus information acquired by the medical apparatus, visual recognition of a display unit of which by a user of the image display apparatus is difficult.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2014
    Publication date: May 26, 2016
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsunari TSUDA, Toshikazu UCHIYAMA, Hitomi WAKAMIYA, Masahide TAKANO
  • Publication number: 20160103326
    Abstract: A head-mounted display device includes an image processing unit that controls a display drive units. The image processing unit controls the pair of display drive units so as to move the emission areas in any one of a first direction in which an image formed by the image light emitted from one of the display drive units and an image formed by the image light emitted from the other of the display drive units move close to each other in cooperation and a second direction in which an image formed by the image light emitted from one of the display drive units and an image formed by the image light emitted from the other of the display drive units move apart from each other in cooperation to change a focal distance of an image in a virtual image which is visually recognized by the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2014
    Publication date: April 14, 2016
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fusashi KIMURA, Atsunari TSUDA