Patents by Inventor Atsushi Itoh

Atsushi Itoh 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: 10306247
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, an image decoding apparatus includes a memory, a decoder and a first filter. The memory stores reference pixels based on pixels included in a decoded pixel block. The decoder decodes encoded data in units of pixel blocks using the reference pixels to generate a first decoded pixel block, the first decoded pixel block being adjacent to the reference pixels. The first filter performs a first filtering on only the first decoded pixel block using the first decoded pixel block and part of the reference pixels perpendicularly adjacent to the first decoded pixel block in a scan direction of image decoding processing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Takuya Matsuo, Takayuki Itoh, Takashi Watanabe, Atsushi Matsumura, Tomoya Kodama
  • Patent number: 10242030
    Abstract: A terminal device stores therein an application program provided by a second provider and including an image search program. An image search system provided by a first provider stores therein image data and identification information identifying the image search program; registers, in association with the identification information, setting information indicating whether a storage area to be searched is a first storage area exclusive to the second provider or a second storage area not exclusive to the second provider; stores the image data specified as a search target by the second provider in the first or second storage area; receives a search request for the image data transmitted from the terminal device; determines, when the search request includes the identification information, a storage area to be searched among the first and second storage areas; and determines, when not, the second storage area to be the storage area to be searched.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Atsushi Itoh, Hidenobu Kishi, Kunikazu Okajima, Kohichi Sakamoto, Toshiki Yamanishi, Yuki Wakita, Junko Nakano
  • Patent number: 10225480
    Abstract: A terminal device, comprising: a capturing unit capturing a subject; a light emitting unit; a display unit, a processor, and a storage unit containing a program that causes the processor to execute a process of acquiring a drawing target drawn by a user from a captured image of the subject including the drawing target and causing the drawing target to be displayed on a screen of the display unit, the program causes the processor to execute; controlling the light emitting unit to emit the light when the capturing unit captures the subject according to the user's operation, acquiring the captured image that is obtained by capturing the subject irradiated with the light emitted from the light emitting unit, performing image correction corresponding to a brightness distribution of the light emitted from the light emitting unit on the captured image, and extracting the drawing target from the captured image acquired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Atsushi Itoh, Aiko Ohtsuka, Munetake Moroyama
  • Patent number: 10192285
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes an exaggeration unit configured to perform on an original image including a hand-drawn element an exaggeration process that expands the hand-drawn element to generate an exaggerated image; and a reduction unit configured to reduce the exaggerated image to generate a reduced image of a predetermined size smaller than a size of the original image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Aiko Otsuka, Atsushi Itoh
  • Patent number: 10089909
    Abstract: A display control method includes: inputting user's image including a drawing portion made by hand drawing and being a display target image; and performing image control including causing the input user's image to emerge from any one of a left end and a right end of a predetermined display region, on which the user's image is to be displayed, and moving the user's image that has emerged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Limited
    Inventors: Atsushi Itoh, Aiko Ohtsuka, Tetsuya Sakayori, Hidekazu Suzuki, Takanobu Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20170372649
    Abstract: A display control method includes: inputting user's image including a drawing portion made by hand drawing and being a display target image; and performing image control including causing the input user's image to emerge from any one of a left end and a right end of a predetermined display region, on which the user's image is to be displayed, and moving the user's image that has emerged.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2017
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Atsushi Itoh, Aiko Ohtsuka, Tetsuya Sakayori, Hidekazu Suzuki, Takanobu Tanaka
  • Patent number: 9832600
    Abstract: A communication system includes a first communication terminal and a second communication terminal. The first communication terminal provides first terminal identification information read out from a memory to a first mobile terminal. The second communication terminal obtains the first terminal identification information from a second mobile terminal, the second mobile terminal being a mobile terminal that has received the first terminal identification information from the first mobile terminal through a first communication session. The second communication terminal further transmits a request for starting communication with the first communication terminal to establish a second communication session with the first communication terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshinaga Kato, Haruomi Higashi, Atsushi Itoh, Kazunori Ide
  • Patent number: 9807812
    Abstract: A communication terminal, installed with a plurality of types of communication application, receives first terminal identification information for identifying the first communication terminal from a second mobile terminal, after the second mobile terminal has received the first terminal identification information from a first mobile terminal, the first mobile terminal being a mobile terminal that has obtained the first terminal identification information from the first communication terminal through a first communication session. The communication terminal activates one of the plurality of types of communication application based on the first terminal identification information, and starts communicating with the first communication terminal through a second communication session using the activated communication application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshinaga Kato, Haruomi Higashi, Atsushi Itoh, Kazunori Ide
  • Patent number: 9805471
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus that controls registration of an image and association information to a registration unit of an image retrieval device that includes the registration unit in which the image and association information are registered in an associated manner, a retrieving unit that retrieves an image being similar to a retrieval subject image from the registration unit, and a transmitting unit that transmits the association information associated with the retrieved image to a terminal device, the information processing apparatus comprising: a selecting unit that selects the association information to be associated with a registration target image to be registered in the registration unit; a setting unit that performs setting to a setting item according to the association information selected by the selecting unit; and a transmitting unit that transmits the registration target image and the association information in which the setting item is set, to the image retrieval device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi Itoh, Yuki Wakita, Junko Nakano
  • Publication number: 20170301062
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes an exaggeration unit configured to perform on an original image including a hand-drawn element an exaggeration process that expands the hand-drawn element to generate an exaggerated image; and a reduction unit configured to reduce the exaggerated image to generate a reduced image of a predetermined size smaller than a size of the original image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2017
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Inventors: Aiko OTSUKA, Atsushi ITOH
  • Patent number: 9786208
    Abstract: A display control method includes: inputting user's image including a drawing portion made by hand drawing and being a display target image; and performing image control including causing the input user's image to emerge from any one of a left end and a right end of a predetermined display region, on which the user's image is to be displayed, and moving the user's image that has emerged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Atsushi Itoh, Aiko Ohtsuka, Tetsuya Sakayori, Hidekazu Suzuki, Takanobu Tanaka
  • Patent number: 9760085
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a production support system includes: a production information storage unit; a manufacturing apparatus information storage unit; an inspection/measurement apparatus information storage unit; a planned lot number calculation unit; a first control mode calculation unit. The first control mode calculation unit is configured to calculate an appropriate control mode from the number of products to be subjected to the control of the final quality, a relationship between fluctuation of the final quality and a number of products when performing a predetermined feedback type/feedforward type combined APC, fluctuation of the final quality when performing a feedforward type APC, and fluctuation of the final quality when not performing the feedback type/feedforward type combined APC.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Muneyoshi Yamada, Akira Soga, Atsushi Itoh, Yuuji Fujita
  • Patent number: 9721325
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes an exaggeration unit configured to perform on an original image including a hand-drawn element an exaggeration process that expands the hand-drawn element to generate an exaggerated image; and a reduction unit configured to reduce the exaggerated image to generate a reduced image of a predetermined size smaller than a size of the original image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Aiko Otsuka, Atsushi Itoh
  • Publication number: 20170206224
    Abstract: An information processing system includes an image search system and a customer-side system. The image search system includes a module distributer and a searcher. The module distributer is configured to distribute a search module and module identification information to the customer-side system while associating the search module and module identification information with each other. The search module is used for causing a terminal device to transmit the search request; the module identification information is used for identifying the search module. The searcher is configured to, as a result of causing the search module to run on the terminal device, execute the searching of the databases in accordance with the module identification information. The module distributer distributes, to the customer-side system, the search modules associated with different pieces of module identification information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2017
    Publication date: July 20, 2017
    Inventors: Atsushi ITOH, Hidenobu KISHI, Kunikazu OKAJIMA, Kohichi SAKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20170052980
    Abstract: A terminal device stores therein an application program provided by a second provider and including an image search program. An image search system provided by a first provider stores therein image data and identification information identifying the image search program; registers, in association with the identification information, setting information indicating whether a storage area to be searched is a first storage area exclusive to the second provider or a second storage area not exclusive to the second provider; stores the image data specified as a search target by the second provider in the first or second storage area; receives a search request for the image data transmitted from the terminal device; determines, when the search request includes the identification information, a storage area to be searched among the first and second storage areas; and determines, when not, the second storage area to be the storage area to be searched.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2016
    Publication date: February 23, 2017
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Atsushi ITOH, Hidenobu KISHI, Kunikazu OKAJIMA, Kohichi SAKAMOTO, Toshiki YAMANISHI, Yuki WAKITA, Junko NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20170039909
    Abstract: A display control method includes: inputting user's image including a drawing portion made by hand drawing and being a display target image; and performing image control including causing the input user's image to emerge from any one of a left end and a right end of a predetermined display region, on which the user's image is to be displayed, and moving the user's image that has emerged.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2016
    Publication date: February 9, 2017
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Atsushi ITOH, Aiko OHTSUKA, Tetsuya SAKAYORI, Hidekazu SUZUKI, Takanobu TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20160364415
    Abstract: An information processing system includes: a terminal; an image retrieval device that retrieves an image similar to a retrieval subject image from a registration unit in which an image and association information are registered in an associated manner; a campaign-information registration unit that registers first campaign information and second campaign information in an associated manner, out of campaign information that includes an image and association information associated therewith; a storage unit that stores, as history information, the campaign information corresponding to the image based on a retrieval subject image transmitted from the terminal and identification information to identify the terminal in an associated manner; and a presenting unit that presents, to the terminal, association information that is included in the second campaign information registered in the campaign-information registration unit with being associated with the first campaign information that is associated with the identif
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Publication date: December 15, 2016
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Atsushi ITOH, Yuki WAKITA, Hidenobu KISHI, Kunikazu OKAJIMA
  • Patent number: 9514718
    Abstract: An information processing system includes: a terminal device; and an information processing apparatus. The information processing apparatus includes: a holding unit that holds a plurality of pieces of workflow information each including information that specifies a process constituting a service; a receiving unit that receives service identification information, device identification information, and an image transmitted from a terminal device; a selecting unit that selects a piece of the workflow information corresponding to the service identification information and the device identification information from the pieces of the workflow information; and an executing unit that executes a service in which the image is processed into an image including a movie in accordance with the workflow information selected by the selecting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Atsushi Itoh, Jun Murata, Nobuyuki Kishi, Tetsuya Sakayori, Takayuki Kunieda, Takanobu Tanaka, Hiroshi Yamaguchi
  • Patent number: 9501857
    Abstract: A display control method includes: inputting user's image including a drawing portion made by hand drawing and being a display target image; and performing image control including causing the input user's image to emerge from any one of a left end and a right end of a predetermined display region, on which the user's image is to be displayed, and moving the user's image that has emerged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Limited
    Inventors: Atsushi Itoh, Aiko Ohtsuka, Tetsuya Sakayori, Hidekazu Suzuki, Takanobu Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20160295626
    Abstract: A communication terminal, installed with a plurality of types of communication application, receives first terminal identification information for identifying the first communication terminal from a second mobile terminal, after the second mobile terminal has received the first terminal identification information from a first mobile terminal, the first mobile terminal being a mobile terminal that has obtained the first terminal identification information from the first communication terminal through a first communication session.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2016
    Publication date: October 6, 2016
    Inventors: Yoshinaga KATO, Haruomi Higashi, Atsushi Itoh, Kazunori Ide