Patents by Inventor Chisato Funayama

Chisato Funayama 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: 11978282
    Abstract: An authentication system according to one aspect of the present disclosure includes: at least one memory storing a set of instructions; and at least one processor configured to execute the set of instructions to: track an object included in a video captured by a first capture device; detect a candidate for biometric authentication in the object being tracked; determine whether biometric authentication has been performed for the candidate based on a record of biometric authentication performed for the object being tracked; and perform the biometric authentication for the candidate based on a video of an authentication part of the candidate when the biometric authentication has not been performed for the candidate, the video of the authentication part being captured by a second capture device having a capture range including a part of a capture range of the first capture device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keiichi Chono, Masato Tsukada, Chisato Funayama, Ryuichi Akashi, Yuka Ogino, Takashi Shibata, Shoji Yachida, Hiroshi Imai, Emi Kitagawa, Yasuhiko Yoshida, Yusuke Mori
  • Patent number: 11961329
    Abstract: The disclosure is inputting a first image obtained by capturing an object of authentication moving in a specific direction; inputting a second image at least for one eye obtained by capturing a right eye or a left eye of the object; determining whether the second image is of the left eye or the right eye of the object, based on information including the first image, and outputting a determination result associated with the second image as left/right information; comparing characteristic information relevant to the left/right information, the characteristic information being acquired from a memory that stores the characteristic information of a right eye and a left eye pertaining to object to be authenticated, with characteristic information associated with the left/right information, and calculating a verification score; and authenticating the object captured in the first image and the second image, based on the verification score, and outputting an authentication result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Shibata, Shoji Yachida, Chisato Funayama, Masato Tsukada, Yuka Ogino, Keiichi Chono, Emi Kitagawa, Yasuhiko Yoshida, Yusuke Mori
  • Patent number: 11955211
    Abstract: A first-aid information provision system of the example embodiments includes: an information display device that includes first capture means for capturing an iris image, code acquisition means for acquiring a code associated with the captured iris image, and code display means for displaying the acquired code; and an information output device that includes second capture means for imaging the code displayed by the information display device, first-aid information acquisition means for acquiring first-aid information about an individual associated with the iris image by using the imaged code, and first-aid information output means for outputting the first-aid information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Shibata, Shoji Yachida, Chisato Funayama, Masato Tsukada, Yuka Ogino, Keiichi Chono, Emi Kitagawa, Yasuhiko Yoshida, Yusuke Mori, Toru Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20240062421
    Abstract: A parameter determination apparatus (3) includes: a calculation unit (313) that is configured to calculate, based on a recognized result of a plurality of recognition target images by a recognition apparatus (2) that performs a recognition operation on the recognition target image (100, 200), an evaluation value for evaluating the recognized result; and a determination unit (314) that is configured to determine, based on the evaluation value, an image generation parameter (300, 301, 302 303b) that is used to generate the recognition target image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2023
    Publication date: February 22, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventor: Chisato FUNAYAMA
  • Publication number: 20240062509
    Abstract: A face authentication environment determination method according to the present disclosure includes: capturing an image of a skin color chart (10) including a first skin color display part (BK) configured to show a skin color of a Negroid and a second skin color display part (WT) configured to show a skin color of a Caucasoid, the first and the second skin color display parts being formed on a substrate; analyzing luminance of each of the first and the second skin color display parts (BK) and (WT) in the captured image of the skin color chart (10); and determining whether or not an image capturing environment is suitable for face authentication based on the luminance of each of the first and the second skin color display parts (BK) and (WT).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2023
    Publication date: February 22, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventor: Chisato FUNAYAMA
  • Patent number: 11895110
    Abstract: Provided are a system, a method, and the like which contribute to more reliably and smoothly providing information relating to an authentication result to a person who has been subjected to authentication. An information provision system according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises: an authentication unit which authenticates an authentication subject, who is to be subjected to authentication, using a captured image of the authentication subject; a determination unit which, in accordance with information about the authentication subject or the conditions of the authentication subject, determines the transmission destination to which information relating to the authentication result is to be transmitted in order to notify the authentication subject of the authentication result; and a transmission unit which transmits the information to the determined transmission destination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chisato Funayama, Masato Tsukada, Keiichi Chono, Yuka Ogino, Hiroshi Imai, Shoji Yachida, Takashi Shibata
  • Patent number: 11887349
    Abstract: An image acquisition unit (2) acquires an image obtained by capturing at least eyes of a target person. An object specifying unit (4) specifies an object in a line-of-sight direction of the target person using the acquired image. An incident light amount calculation unit (6) calculates an incident light amount representing an amount of light incident on the eyes of the target person using the acquired image. A reference pupil size determination unit (8) determines a reference pupil size based on the calculated incident light amount. A pupil size calculation unit (10) calculates a pupil size of the target person using the acquired image. An interest determination unit (12) determines an interest of the target person in the object by comparing the determined reference pupil size with the calculated pupil size.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masato Tsukada, Hiroshi Imai, Chisato Funayama, Yuka Ogino, Ryuichi Akashi, Keiichi Chono, Emi Inui, Yasuhiko Yoshida, Hiroshi Yamada, Shoji Yachida, Takashi Shibata
  • Patent number: 11848077
    Abstract: A first-aid information provision system of the example embodiments includes: an information display device that includes first capture means for capturing an iris image, code acquisition means for acquiring a code associated with the captured iris image, and code display means for displaying the acquired code; and an information output device that includes second capture means for imaging the code displayed by the information display device, first-aid information acquisition means for acquiring first-aid information about an individual associated with the iris image by using the imaged code, and first-aid information output means for outputting the first-aid information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Shibata, Shoji Yachida, Chisato Funayama, Masato Tsukada, Yuka Ogino, Keiichi Chono, Emi Kitagawa, Yasuhiko Yoshida, Yusuke Mori, Toru Takahashi
  • Patent number: 11837030
    Abstract: The disclosure is detecting an authentication target who is moving in a predetermined direction in a video; inputting a first image in which an entire body of the target; calculating characteristic information from an image of the entire body in the first image, comparing the calculated characteristic information with characteristic information of the entire body stored in first memory that stores characteristic information of entire bodies of targets, and extracting candidate information of the targets from the first memory based on a first authentication result; inputting a second image in which an iris of the target; and comparing characteristic information of irises stored in second memory that stores the characteristic information of the irises of targets with characteristic information of an iris from the second image, calculating a verification score, executing second authentication on the target in the second image based on the verification score, and outputting an authentication result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Shibata, Shoji Yachida, Chisato Funayama, Masato Tsukada, Yuka Ogino, Keiichi Chono, Emi Kitagawa, Yasuhiko Yoshida, Yusuke Mori
  • Patent number: 11837335
    Abstract: A first-aid information provision system of the example embodiments includes: an information display device that includes first capture means for capturing an iris image, code acquisition means for acquiring a code associated with the captured iris image, and code display means for displaying the acquired code; and an information output device that includes second capture means for imaging the code displayed by the information display device, first-aid information acquisition means for acquiring first-aid information about an individual associated with the iris image by using the imaged code, and first-aid information output means for outputting the first-aid information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Shibata, Shoji Yachida, Chisato Funayama, Masato Tsukada, Yuka Ogino, Keiichi Chono, Emi Kitagawa, Yasuhiko Yoshida, Yusuke Mori, Toru Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20230377371
    Abstract: An information providing device according to one aspect of the present disclosure includes: at least one memory storing a set of instructions; and at least one processor configured to execute the set of 5 instructions to: receive a face image; determine whether a person in the face image is unsuitable for iris data acquisition based on the face image; and output information based on determining that the person is unsuitable for the iris data acquisition when the person is determined to be unsuitable for the iris data acquisition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2023
    Publication date: November 23, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Keiichi CHONO, Masato TSUKADA, Chisato FUNAYAMA, Ryuichi AKASHI, Yuka OGINO, Takashi SHIBATA, Shoji YACHIDA, Hiroshi IMAI, Emi KITAGAWA, Yasuhiko YOSHIDA, Yusuke MORI
  • Publication number: 20230368583
    Abstract: The disclosure is detecting an authentication target who is moving in a predetermined direction in a video; inputting a first image in which an entire body of the target; calculating characteristic information from an image of the entire body in the first image, comparing the calculated characteristic information with characteristic information of the entire body stored in first memory that stores characteristic information of entire bodies of targets, and extracting candidate information of the targets from the first memory based on a first authentication result; inputting a second image in which an iris of the target; and comparing characteristic information of irises stored in second memory that stores the characteristic information of the irises of targets with characteristic information of an iris from the second image, calculating a verification score, executing second authentication on the target in the second image based on the verification score, and outputting an authentication result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2023
    Publication date: November 16, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Takashi SHIBATA, Shoji YACHIDA, Chisato FUNAYAMA, Masato TSUKADA, Yuka OGINO, Keiichi CHONO, Emi KITAGAWA, Yasuhiko YOSHIDA, Yusuke MORI
  • Publication number: 20230368582
    Abstract: The disclosure is detecting an authentication target who is moving in a predetermined direction in a video; inputting a first image in which an entire body of the target; calculating characteristic information from an image of the entire body in the first image, comparing the calculated characteristic information with characteristic information of the entire body stored in first memory that stores characteristic information of entire bodies of targets, and extracting candidate information of the targets from the first memory based on a first authentication result; inputting a second image in which an iris of the target; and comparing characteristic information of irises stored in second memory that stores the characteristic information of the irises of targets with characteristic information of an iris from the second image, calculating a verification score, executing second authentication on the target in the second image based on the verification score, and outputting an authentication result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2023
    Publication date: November 16, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Takashi SHIBATA, Shoji YACHIDA, Chisato FUNAYAMA, Masato TSUKADA, Yuka OGINO, Keiichi CHONO, Emi KITAGAWA, Yasuhiko YOSHIDA, Yusuke MORI
  • Patent number: 11816927
    Abstract: An information providing device according to one aspect of the present disclosure includes: at least one memory storing a set of instructions; and at least one processor configured to execute the set of instructions to: receive a face image; determine whether a person in the face image is unsuitable for iris data acquisition based on the face image; and output information based on determining that the person is unsuitable for the iris data acquisition when the person is determined to be unsuitable for the iris data acquisition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keiichi Chono, Masato Tsukada, Chisato Funayama, Ryuichi Akashi, Yuka Ogino, Takashi Shibata, Shoji Yachida, Hiroshi Imai, Emi Kitagawa, Yasuhiko Yoshida, Yusuke Mori
  • Patent number: 11816928
    Abstract: An information providing device according to one aspect of the present disclosure includes: at least one memory storing a set of instructions; and at least one processor configured to execute the set of instructions to: receive a face image; determine whether a person in the face image is unsuitable for iris data acquisition based on the face image; and output information based on determining that the person is unsuitable for the iris data acquisition when the person is determined to be unsuitable for the iris data acquisition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keiichi Chono, Masato Tsukada, Chisato Funayama, Ryuichi Akashi, Yuka Ogino, Takashi Shibata, Shoji Yachida, Hiroshi Imai, Emi Kitagawa, Yasuhiko Yoshida, Yusuke Mori
  • Publication number: 20230360439
    Abstract: An information providing device according to one aspect of the present disclosure includes: at least one memory storing a set of instructions; and at least one processor configured to execute the set of instructions to: receive a face image; determine whether a person in the face image is unsuitable for iris data acquisition based on the face image; and output information based on determining that the person is unsuitable for the iris data acquisition when the person is determined to be unsuitable for the iris data acquisition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2023
    Publication date: November 9, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Keiichi CHONO, Masato TSUKADA, Chisato FUNAYAMA, Ryuichi AKASHI, Yuka OGINO, Takashi SHIBATA, Shoji YACHIDA, Hiroshi IMAI, Emi KITAGAWA, Yasuhiko YOSHIDA, Yusuke MORI
  • Publication number: 20230351809
    Abstract: The disclosure is inputting a first image captured an image of an authentication target; inputting a second image captured an image of a right eye or a left eye of the target; determining whether the second image is of a left eye or a right eye of the target based on information including the first image, and outputting a determination result as left/right information in association with the second image; detecting an overlap between a region including the second image and a predetermined region in the first image; calculating a verification score by comparing characteristic information that are related to the left/right information with iris characteristic information calculated from the second image, and calculating a first weighted verification score obtained by weighting the verification score with a detection result; and authenticating a target in the second image based on the first weighted verification score, and outputting an authentication result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2023
    Publication date: November 2, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Takashi SHIBATA, Shoji YACHIDA, Chisato FUNAYAMA, Masato TSUKADA, Yuka OGINO, Keiichi CHONO, Emi KITAGAWA, Yasuhiko YOSHIDA, Yusuke MORI
  • Publication number: 20230345123
    Abstract: To provide a system, a method and the like for acquiring more images or more quickly focused images. A control device acquires information regarding a situation of a range captured by an imaging device, determines a mode according to an assumed situation of the range captured by the imaging device among a plurality of focusing modes, and transmits designation information specifying the determined mode to the imaging device. The imaging device receives the designation information from the control device, and captures an image using the mode specified by the received designation information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2023
    Publication date: October 26, 2023
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keiichi CHONO, Masato Tsukada, Chisato Funayama, Ryuichi Akashi, Yuka Ogino, Takashi Shibata, Shoji Yachida, Hiroshi Imai, Emi Kitagawa, Yasuhiko Yoshida, Yusuke Mori
  • Publication number: 20230290183
    Abstract: The disclosure is inputting a first image obtained by capturing an object of authentication moving in a specific direction; inputting a second image at least for one eye obtained by capturing a right eye or a left eye of the object; determining whether the second image is of the left eye or the right eye of the object, based on information including the first image, and outputting a determination result associated with the second image as left/right information; comparing characteristic information relevant to the left/right information, the characteristic information being acquired from a memory that stores the characteristic information of a right eye and a left eye pertaining to object to be authenticated, with characteristic information associated with the left/right information, and calculating a verification score; and authenticating the object captured in the first image and the second image, based on the verification score, and outputting an authentication result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2023
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Takashi SHIBATA, Shoji YACHIDA, Chisato FUNAYAMA, Masato TSUKADA, Yuka OGINO, Keiichi CHONO, Emi KITAGAWA, Yasuhiko YOSHIDA, Yusuke MORI
  • Patent number: 11756336
    Abstract: The disclosure is inputting a first image captured an image of an authentication target; inputting a second image captured an image of a right eye or a left eye of the target; determining whether the second image is of a left eye or a right eye of the target based on information including the first image, and outputting a determination result as left/right information in association with the second image; detecting an overlap between a region including the second image and a predetermined region in the first image; calculating a verification score by comparing characteristic information that are related to the left/right information with iris characteristic information calculated from the second image, and calculating a first weighted verification score obtained by weighting the verification score with a detection result; and authenticating a target in the second image based on the first weighted verification score, and outputting an authentication result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Shibata, Shoji Yachida, Chisato Funayama, Masato Tsukada, Yuka Ogino, Keiichi Chono, Emi Kitagawa, Yasuhiko Yoshida, Yusuke Mori