Patents by Inventor Fusashi Kimura

Fusashi Kimura 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: 10567730
    Abstract: A display device includes an image display section for left eye, an image display section for right eye, and a control section configured to expand the image data for the eyes, and cause the image display section for the eyes to display the expanded image data for the eyes. The control section acquires compressed UI image data, draws the compressed UI image data in a predetermined position of one of the image data for left eye before the expansion and the image data for right eye before the expansion, draws the compressed UI image data in a position corresponding to the predetermined position of the other of the image data for left eye before the expansion and the image data for right eye before the expansion, and performs the expansion using the image data for left eye and for right eye after the drawing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Fusashi Kimura
  • Publication number: 20190340999
    Abstract: A connection device to which a PC and a head-mounted image display unit that includes a right display unit and a left display unit configured to display an image are connected, the connection device including a control unit configured to control the right display unit and the left display unit to enable execution of functions including a display function of displaying an image input from the PC and a display stop function of stopping display, wherein the control unit activates the image display unit in a display mode based on a display condition when power supply to the connection device is started, and the display mode includes at least a first display mode in which the image is displayed on the right display unit and the left display unit and the display stop function is disabled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fusashi KIMURA, Kazuma SAKATA, Kazuma KITADANI, Yuichi KUNITOMO
  • Patent number: 10451874
    Abstract: An image display device includes a generating unit configured to generate an integrated image including first display regions where at least a part of a plurality of identification images for distinguishing a plurality of external devices connected to the image display device from one another are displayed as a list and a second display region where a display image, which is an image displayed by one external device selected out of the plurality of external devices, is displayed and an image display unit configured to cause a user of the image display device to visually recognize the integrated image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Fusashi Kimura
  • Patent number: 10445579
    Abstract: A head mounted display device includes an image display unit that allows a user to visually recognize image light based on image data as a virtual image and allows the user to visually recognize an outside scenery when worn on a head of the user, an imaging unit that images the outside scenery, and a control unit that, when an imaged image contains a mark image as an image of a specific mark, allows the user to visually recognize the specific virtual image associated with a combination of a type of the mark image and a shape of the mark image using the image display unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Fusashi Kimura
  • Publication number: 20190197989
    Abstract: A processing device including a camera, a sensor, a calculation unit that executes an application, and a communication unit that communicates with an external device, includes an image source switching unit that, when a display device including a camera and a sensor is coupled, switches between an image from the camera included in the processing device and an image from the camera included in the display device received via the communication unit and provides the images to the application program in response to input of a switching instruction, and a sensor switching unit that switches between sensor data from the sensor included in the processing device and sensor data from the sensor included in the display device received via the communication unit and provides the sensor data to the application program.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Fusashi KIMURA
  • Publication number: 20190196185
    Abstract: A processing device as a personal digital assistant includes a display unit configured to display an image, a connection detector configured to detect that an external display device has been connected, an image output unit configured to output an image displayed on the display unit to the display device in response to the connection of the display device, and a user interface output unit configured to switch an image displayed on the display unit to display of a user interface for instructing execution of processing related to the image output to the display device at a predetermined brightness value in response to the connection of the display device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Fusashi KIMURA
  • Patent number: 10296104
    Abstract: An HMD includes an image display unit that makes a user visually perceive an image, and an control device, capable of being moved independently of the image display unit, which includes a six-axis sensor detecting a movement and a track pad receiving an operation. The HMD controls the display of the image display unit in accordance with the movement detected by the six-axis sensor in a state where the track pad receives an operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kaori Sendai, Kazuo Nishizawa, Fusashi Kimura, Masahide Takano
  • Patent number: 10198367
    Abstract: To provide an information processing device that enables program development in program development for an information processing devices, in which a developer does not have to be aware of the types of input/output devices to be used. An information processing device includes a plurality of input/output devices used by a computer program for executing any processing and a main control section configured to operate, according to a request received from the computer program, the request designating functions required by the computer program, at least a part of the input/output devices associated with the functions among the plurality of input/output devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuichi Mori, Fusashi Kimura
  • Patent number: 10114604
    Abstract: A transmission type head-mounted display device includes a sound acquiring unit configured to acquire sound on the outside, a sound identifying unit configured to identify specific sound in the acquired sound, an image display unit capable of displaying an image and capable of transmitting an outside scene, an image storing unit configured to store an execution function image representing a function executable by the head-mounted display device and a specific sound image associated with the specific sound, a display-image setting unit configured to cause the image display unit to display a combined image obtained by combining the execution function image and the specific sound image, and a function executing unit configured to execute a function corresponding to the execution function image combined with the specific sound image associated with the acquired specific sound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kaori Sendai, Akira Suzuki, Fusashi Kimura
  • Patent number: 10101586
    Abstract: An HMD includes an image display section worn on the head of a user and configured to output image light and an illuminance sensor configured to detect light. The HMD includes a sub-control section. The sub-control section adjusts, on the basis of a detection value of the illuminance sensor, the image light output by the image display section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yutaka Fujimaki, Masayuki Takagi, Fusashi Kimura, Kenro Yajima
  • Patent number: 10083639
    Abstract: A control device that controls an image display device that forms an image on the basis of an image signal includes: an acquiring unit that acquires, from the image display device, individual information for specifying a control form of the image display device connected to the control device; and a control unit that controls the image display device on the basis of the acquired individual information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Fusashi Kimura
  • Publication number: 20180241983
    Abstract: A display device includes an image display section for left eye, an image display section for right eye, and a control section configured to expand the image data for the eyes, and cause the image display section for the eyes to display the expanded image data for the eyes. The control section acquires compressed UI image data, draws the compressed UI image data in a predetermined position of one of the image data for left eye before the expansion and the image data for right eye before the expansion, draws the compressed UI image data in a position corresponding to the predetermined position of the other of the image data for left eye before the expansion and the image data for right eye before the expansion, and performs the expansion using the image data for left eye and for right eye after the drawing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Fusashi KIMURA
  • Patent number: 10009602
    Abstract: A head-mounted display device includes: an image-light generating unit for right eye that generates image light from image data for right eye and emits the image light; an image-light generating unit for left eye that generates image light from image data for left eye and the image light; a light guide units that guide the emitted image lights to the left and right eyes of the user; and a display control unit that transmits control signals for controlling the emission of the image lights respectively to the image-light generating unit for right eye and the image-light generating unit for left eye. The display control unit transitions, according to a condition set in advance, the head-mounted display device to a power saving state for causing one of the image-light generating unit for right eye and the image-light generating unit for left eye to stop the emission of the image light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fusashi Kimura, Shinichi Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10001857
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes an image display unit that allows a user to view an image. The display apparatus includes an operation detection unit that detects an operation on a track pad and a control unit that displays an operation target display object on the image display unit. The control unit controls a display position of the display object in response to an operation on the track pad, obtains a movement direction of the display object in response to a change in an operation position on the track pad, moves the display position of the display object, and stops moving the display object in a case in which an operation on the track pad corresponds to a preset ending condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Fusashi Kimura
  • Patent number: 9921646
    Abstract: A transmissive head-mounted display device includes an image display unit, a detection unit, a control unit, an imaging unit, and an imaging setting unit. The display unit generates image light representing an image, allows a user to visually recognize the image light, and transmits outside scenery when worn on a head of a user. The detection unit detects a shielding object that is located at a predetermined distance from an eye of the user. A control unit performs control of the image light based on the detection result of the detection unit. The imaging unit images the outside scenery. The imaging setting unit adjusts the imaging unit. The imaging setting unit shifts a display mode of the image display unit to an imaging adjustment mode based on the detection result of the detection unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Masahide Takano, Fusashi Kimura
  • Patent number: 9898097
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes: an operation unit which receives an operation; a first detection unit which detects a direction of the operation unit; an input and output conversion unit which converts an input of the operation received by the operation unit into an output based on a first regulation, when the direction of the operation unit is in a first state, and converts the input into an output based on a second regulation which is different from the first regulation, when the direction of the operation unit is in a second state; a second detection unit which detects an apparatus state which is at least one of a position and a direction of the information processing apparatus; and a control processing unit which performs a control process of the information processing apparatus, based on the output from the input and output conversion unit and the apparatus state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fusashi Kimura, Kazuo Nishizawa
  • Publication number: 20180018521
    Abstract: A head mounted display device includes an image display unit that allows a user to visually recognize image light based on image data as a virtual image and allows the user to visually recognize an outside scenery when worn on a head of the user, an imaging unit that images the outside scenery, and a control unit that, when an imaged image contains a mark image as an image of a specific mark, allows the user to visually recognize the specific virtual image associated with a combination of a type of the mark image and a shape of the mark image using the image display unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Publication date: January 18, 2018
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Fusashi KIMURA
  • Patent number: 9824496
    Abstract: In an information display system, an information apparatus includes a target information storage section that stores target information to be published by the information apparatus and an extraction section that extracts the target information from the target information storage section on the basis of user information that is information regarding a user of a head mounted display device, and the head mounted display device includes an information generating section that generates information for additional presentation for providing the augmented reality to the user using the target information acquired from the information apparatus and an image display section that enables the user to view the generated information for additional presentation as a virtual image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Fusashi Kimura
  • Publication number: 20170315938
    Abstract: To provide an information processing device that enables program development in program development for an information processing devices, in which a developer does not have to be aware of the types of input/output devices to be used. An information processing device includes a plurality of input/output devices used by a computer program for executing any processing and a main control section configured to operate, according to a request received from the computer program, the request designating functions required by the computer program, at least a part of the input/output devices associated with the functions among the plurality of input/output devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2015
    Publication date: November 2, 2017
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuichi MORI, Fusashi KIMURA
  • Patent number: 9805262
    Abstract: A head mounted display device includes an image display unit that allows a user to visually recognize image light based on image data as a virtual image and allows the user to visually recognize an outside scenery when worn on a head of the user, an imaging unit that images the outside scenery, and a control unit that, when an imaged image contains a mark image as an image of a specific mark, allows the user to visually recognize the specific virtual image associated with a combination of a type of the mark image and a shape of the mark image using the image display unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Fusashi Kimura