Patents by Inventor Atsushi Kumagai

Atsushi Kumagai 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: 20230020062
    Abstract: An information processing system provides combined information in which a description file defining an operation procedure and a reproduction application configured to reproduce the description file are combined, as a combined application to be executed by an image processing apparatus. The information processing system includes one or more control circuits each having a processor and a memory containing instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to function as an acquisition unit, an output unit, a reception unit, and a generation unit. The acquisition unit is configured to acquire definition information from the reproduction application. The output unit is configured to output screen information to a display based on the definition information. The reception unit is configured to receive an edit instruction corresponding to the screen information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Inventors: Takeshi Kogure, Atsushi Ikeda, Hiroaki Koike, Sora Kumagai
  • Publication number: 20230007137
    Abstract: An information processing system that manages an application executed by an image processing apparatus with an application identifier includes one or more controllers configured to provide combined information of a reproduction application that reproduces a description file for defining operation procedures and a first description file as a first combined application, provide combined information of the reproduction application and a second description file as a second combined application, manage a first description identifier corresponding to the first description file and a second description identifier corresponding to the second description file, and manage the first combined application and the second combined application in a distinguishable manner based on the first description identifier and the second description identifier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventors: Sora Kumagai, Takeshi Kogure, Atsushi Ikeda, Hiroaki Koike
  • Patent number: 11531037
    Abstract: The present invention facilitates comprehension of the actual positions of constituent units of a sample measurement system regardless of a direction in which a user faces. The present invention provides a display device (6, 60) for displaying information about a sample measurement system (1) for measuring a sample, a display unit (509), a display control unit (101) that displays an image indicating an arrangement of a predetermined part of the sample measurement system on the display unit, and a receiving unit (102, 105) for receiving information on a display direction when displaying the arrangement of the predetermined part, wherein the display control unit (101) changes a display direction of the arrangement of the predetermined part according to the information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: SYSMEX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi Kumagai, Yuji Wakamiya
  • Publication number: 20220250144
    Abstract: Provided is a nickel powder in which growth of the nickel hydroxide component into a plate-shaped crystal is suppressed in the oxide film, and the content of coarse particles containing plate-shaped nickel hydroxide is small, and provided is a method for manufacturing the nickel powder by a wet process in which the nickel powder can be produced further simply and easily. A nickel powder including: particles having a substantially spherical shape and a number average size of 0.03 ?m to 0.4 ?m; and an oxide film, on the particle surface, containing a basic salt of nickel hydroxide, wherein the content of coarse particles having a particle size of more than 0.8 ?m is 200 mass ppm or less, and the content of coarse particles having a particle size of more than 1.2 ?m is 100 mass ppm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2020
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: SUMITOMO METAL MINING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki Kumagai, Atsushi Igari, Minseob Shin, Shingo Suto, Masaya Yukinobu
  • Publication number: 20220245927
    Abstract: An identification result explanation device calculates, for each of feature maps output individually from a plurality of filters used in specified layers of a CNN, a weight representing a degree of association with a result of identification for an input image by the CNN. The identification result explanation device outputs transposed feature maps obtained by transposing, for each of clusters, the feature maps in the cluster based on a result of classification of each of the feature maps for the input image classified into any of the clusters and on the weight calculated for each of the feature maps.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kaori KUMAGAI, Jun SHIMAMURA, Atsushi SAGATA
  • Publication number: 20220237902
    Abstract: A conversion apparatus includes: an input unit which receives an image for conversion; a mask generation unit which uses the image as an input to an identifier trained in advance and stored in a storage unit and generates a target attribute mask representing an attribute desired to be assigned to each position of a converted image of the image and an attribute degree of the converted image according to an output from the identifier; and an image conversion unit which uses the image and the target attribute mask as inputs to a converter trained in advance and stored in the storage unit and generates a converted image according to an output from the converter, and the identifier and the converter are trained under various restrictions including restrictions with respect to attributes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kaori KUMAGAI, Yukito WATANABE, Jun SHIMAMURA, Atsushi SAGATA
  • Publication number: 20200408793
    Abstract: The invention allows a rack storage mode to be set in accordance with the situation in a facility. A testing system 1 includes a storage device 240 for storing a rack R holding containers A in which samples tested by the testing units 13 and 14 are accommodated, and the storage device 240 includes a table 130 capable of accommodating a plurality of racks R, a setting unit 230 for setting a first mode for starting storage of a plurality of racks R from a first end 130a of the table 130 and a second mode for starting storage of a plurality of racks R from a second end 130b of the table 130, and a moving device 102 for moving the rack R according to the mode set by the setting unit 230.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Atsushi KUMAGAI, Yuji WAKAMIYA
  • Publication number: 20200408792
    Abstract: The present invention facilitates comprehension of the actual positions of constituent units of a sample measurement system regardless of a direction in which a user faces. The present invention provides a display device (6, 60) for displaying information about a sample measurement system (1) for measuring a sample, a display unit (509), a display control unit (101) that displays an image indicating an arrangement of a predetermined part of the sample measurement system on the display unit, and a receiving unit (102, 105) for receiving information on a display direction when displaying the arrangement of the predetermined part, wherein the display control unit (101) changes a display direction of the arrangement of the predetermined part according to the information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Atsushi KUMAGAI, Yuji WAKAMIYA
  • Patent number: 10855869
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a first application program for executing an output process on content and a second application program for executing a process of obtaining the content from an external apparatus. The information processing apparatus causes the first application program to issue a request for activating the second application program and activates the second application program so as to execute a process of obtaining content from the external apparatus through communication with the external apparatus. After obtaining the content from the external apparatus, the information processing apparatus causes the second application program to issue a request for activating the first application program and activates the first application program so as to execute the output process on the content obtained from the external apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Atsushi Kumagai, Yuichi Kinoshita
  • Patent number: 10723552
    Abstract: A sample measurement system includes: a measurement unit that measures a sample stored in a sample container; a transport unit that transports a rack capable of holding sample containers via the measurement unit; a first transport-in/transport-out unit and a second transport-in/transport-out unit in each of which racks can be set alongside in a first direction, and that send the set racks to be transported to the measurement unit and receive the racks transported from the measurement unit; and a controller that controls the first transport-in/transport-out unit and the second transport-in/transport-out unit so that the racks are sequentially sent from the first transport-in/transport-out unit and the second transport-in/transport-out unit. The first transport-in/transport-out unit and the second transport-in/transport-out unit are disposed alongside in a second direction crossing the first direction, and each send the racks from one side in the first direction, and receive the racks from the other side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: SYSMEX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroo Tatsutani, Yuichiro Ohmae, Atsushi Kumagai
  • Patent number: 10683166
    Abstract: A sample measurement system includes: a measurement unit that measures a sample stored in a sample container; a transport unit that transports a rack capable of holding sample containers via the measurement unit; a first transport-in/transport-out unit and a second transport-in/transport-out unit in each of which racks can be set alongside in a first direction, and that send the set racks to be transported to the measurement unit and receive the racks transported from the measurement unit; and a controller that controls the first transport-in/transport-out unit and the second transport-in/transport-out unit so that the racks are sequentially sent from the first transport-in/transport-out unit and the second transport-in/transport-out unit. The first transport-in/transport-out unit and the second transport-in/transport-out unit are disposed alongside in a second direction crossing the first direction, and each send the racks from one side in the first direction, and receive the racks from the other side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: SYSMEX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroo Tatsutani, Yuichiro Ohmae, Atsushi Kumagai
  • Publication number: 20190245997
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a first application program for executing an output process on content and a second application program for executing a process of obtaining the content from an external apparatus. The information processing apparatus causes the first application program to issue a request for activating the second application program and activates the second application program so as to execute a process of obtaining content from the external apparatus through communication with the external apparatus. After obtaining the content from the external apparatus, the information processing apparatus causes the second application program to issue a request for activating the first application program and activates the first application program so as to execute the output process on the content obtained from the external apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Atsushi Kumagai, Yuichi Kinoshita
  • Patent number: 10348870
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus comprises a connection unit being connectable to an electronic apparatus using a first communication method or a second communication method, a receiving unit that receives, from the electronic apparatus via the second communication method, information indicating a capability of software for communication with the electronic apparatus using the first communication method, a determination unit that determines whether software of the information processing apparatus meets the capability, an acquiring unit that, if the software of the information processing apparatus does not meet the capability, acquires software that meets the capability via a network using a third communication method, and a control unit that enables the communication with the electronic apparatus using the first communication method after the software that meets the capability is acquired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Atsushi Kumagai
  • Publication number: 20190036807
    Abstract: [OBJECT] To provide a network system which makes it possible to reduce the occurrence of a delay in data packet transfer processing even if periodic processing occurs. [ORGANIZATION] In a network system having a plurality of communication devices 10-1 to 10-5, the communication devices each include: an executing means (control part 12) that executes periodic processing whose processing occurs periodically; and an adjusting means (control part 12) that adjusts an execution timing at which the periodic processing is executed by the executing means, according to states of the other communication devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventors: Masahiro RIKISO, Atsushi KUMAGAI, Yuto TSUJI, Masayuki MIURA
  • Patent number: 10101346
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments, a transport mechanism transports a first sample container to a sample aspiration position. A setting part may set a second sample container, that accommodates a sample to be measured, with priority over a measurement of a sample in a first sample container. A nozzle may be capable of moving a sample from a first sample container at a sample aspiration position, and aspirating the sample from the second sample container. A detector may detect components of the sample. A controller may control a transport mechanism such that the first sample container moves to a position distant from the sample aspiration position, when the first sample container has been transported and when sample aspiration of the second sample container is required. A controller may execute control to move the nozzle above the sample aspiration position in state in which the first sample container is distant from the sample aspiration position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: SYSMEX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroki Koike, Yousuke Matsui, Go Senda, Hiroo Tatsutani, Yuichiro Ohmae, Atsushi Kumagai, Tomoyuki Asahara
  • Publication number: 20180002108
    Abstract: A sample measurement system includes: a measurement unit that measures a sample stored in a sample container; a transport unit that transports a rack capable of holding sample containers via the measurement unit; a first transport-in/transport-out unit and a second transport-in/transport-out unit in each of which racks can be set alongside in a first direction, and that send the set racks to be transported to the measurement unit and receive the racks transported from the measurement unit; and a controller that controls the first transport-in/transport-out unit and the second transport-in/transport-out unit so that the racks are sequentially sent from the first transport-in/transport-out unit and the second transport-in/transport-out unit. The first transport-in/transport-out unit and the second transport-in/transport-out unit are disposed alongside in a second direction crossing the first direction, and each send the racks from one side in the first direction, and receive the racks from the other side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Applicant: SYSMEX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroo TATSUTANI, Yuichiro OHMAE, Atsushi KUMAGAI
  • Publication number: 20170285052
    Abstract: A sample analysis system includes one or more sets. Each of the one or more sets include includes a measurement block including measurement units configured to test a sample contained in a sample container, and a transport unit disposed corresponding to the measurement block. The transport unit includes a first transport path along which a sample rack is transported from an upstream side to a downstream side and a second transport path along which the sample rack received from the first transport path is transported to the measurement units in the measurement block. The second transport path is configured to move the sample rack back and forth between the measurement units to distribute the sample containers held on the sample rack to the measurement units.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Applicant: SYSMEX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroo TATSUTANI, Kei TAKAI, Atsushi KUMAGAI, Toshihisa TANAKA
  • Patent number: 9647939
    Abstract: Provided are a communication device and a communication system in which multi-hop communication is possible and management of communication routes is easy. In a distribution-system communication device 100, a port management means 132 is provided in a communication control unit 130, and each of ports provided in a port section 110 can be managed with the port management means 132 by IP addresses of adjacent stations connected to each of the ports. In a port management means 132 of a master station, correspondence information between port numbers of the port section 110 of each of the slave stations and the IP addresses of adjacent stations of a connection destination is input from the port management means 132 of each of the slave stations, and connection states between the ports of each of the slave stations can be managed based on the correspondence information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi Kumagai, Kunio Odaka, Masayuki Miura, Kazutaka Shimoosako
  • Publication number: 20160349279
    Abstract: Transport part transports first sample container to sample aspiration position. Setting part is set second sample container that accommodates sample to be measured with priority over measurement of the sample in first sample container. Nozzle is capable of moving for aspirating sample from first sample container at sample aspiration position, and aspirating the sample from second sample container set in setting part. Detector detects components of the sample aspirated by nozzle. Controller controls transport part such that first sample container moves to position distant from sample aspiration position, when first sample container has been transported to sample aspiration position and when the sample aspiration from the second sample container using the nozzle is required. Controller executes control such that nozzle that has aspirated the sample from second sample container moves above sample aspiration position in state in which first sample container is distant from sample aspiration position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2016
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Applicant: SYSMEX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroki KOIKE, Yousuke MATSUI, Go SENDA, Hiroo TATSUTANI, Yuichiro OHMAE, Atsushi KUMAGAI, Tomoyuki ASAHARA
  • Publication number: 20160156721
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus comprises a connection unit being connectable to an electronic apparatus using a first communication method or a second communication method, a receiving unit that receives, from the electronic apparatus via the second communication method, information indicating a capability of software for communication with the electronic apparatus using the first communication method, a determination unit that determines whether software of the information processing apparatus meets the capability, an acquiring unit that, if the software of the information processing apparatus does not meet the capability, acquires software that meets the capability via a network using a third communication method, and a control unit that enables the communication with the electronic apparatus using the first communication method after the software that meets the capability is acquired.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2015
    Publication date: June 2, 2016
    Inventor: Atsushi Kumagai