Patents by Inventor Genta Kondo

Genta Kondo 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: 20220091728
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing device to enable a user to intuitively perform an operation of setting a linked operation of hardware elements or software elements, the information processing device including: a display control unit configured to cause a plurality of icons indicating hardware elements or software elements that perform a linked operation together, and a link connecting the plurality of icons to each other to be displayed. A spatial sequence of the plurality of icons formed by the link corresponds to a temporal sequence of operations of the software elements or the hardware elements indicated by the plurality of icons.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2021
    Publication date: March 24, 2022
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hidenori KARASAWA, Takeo INAGAKI, Hiroyuki MASUDA, Hiromu TAKIZAWA, Takehiro HAGIWARA, Genta KONDO
  • Patent number: 11216153
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing device to enable a user to intuitively perform an operation of setting a linked operation of hardware elements or software elements, the information processing device including: a display control unit configured to cause a plurality of icons indicating hardware elements or software elements that perform a linked operation together, and a link connecting the plurality of icons to each other to be displayed. A spatial sequence of the plurality of icons formed by the link corresponds to a temporal sequence of operations of the software elements or the hardware elements indicated by the plurality of icons.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hidenori Karasawa, Takeo Inagaki, Hiroyuki Masuda, Hiromu Takizawa, Takehiro Hagiwara, Genta Kondo
  • Publication number: 20210058842
    Abstract: A system that stores functional information indicating a capability of each of a plurality of elements located remotely from the system; identifies a function capable of being performed by linking a plurality of the elements based on the stored functional information; and transmits information corresponding to the identified function capable of being performed by linking the plurality of elements to a first device remote from the system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Takehiro HAGIWARA, Hiroyuki MASUDA, Genta KONDO, Hiromu TAKIZAWA
  • Patent number: 10887809
    Abstract: A system that stores functional information indicating a capability of each of a plurality of elements located remotely from the system; identifies a function capable of being performed by linking a plurality of the elements based on the stored functional information; and transmits information corresponding to the identified function capable of being performed by linking the plurality of elements to a first device remote from the system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takehiro Hagiwara, Hiroyuki Masuda, Genta Kondo, Hiromu Takizawa
  • Publication number: 20200305047
    Abstract: A system that stores functional information indicating a capability of each of a plurality of elements located remotely from the system; identifies a function capable of being performed by linking a plurality of the elements based on the stored functional information; and transmits information corresponding to the identified function capable of being performed by linking the plurality of elements to a first device remote from the system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Takehiro HAGIWARA, Hiroyuki MASUDA, Genta KONDO, Hiromu TAKIZAWA
  • Patent number: 10728818
    Abstract: A system that stores functional information indicating a capability of each of a plurality of elements located remotely from the system; identifies a function capable of being performed by linking a plurality of the elements based on the stored functional information; and transmits information corresponding to the identified function capable of being performed by linking the plurality of elements to a first device remote from the system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takehiro Hagiwara, Hiroyuki Masuda, Genta Kondo, Hiromu Takizawa
  • Publication number: 20200022051
    Abstract: A system that stores functional information indicating a capability of each of a plurality of elements located remotely from the system; identifies a function capable of being performed by linking a plurality of the elements based on the stored functional information; and transmits information corresponding to the identified function capable of being performed by linking the plurality of elements to a first device remote from the system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Takehiro HAGIWARA, Hiroyuki MASUDA, Genta KONDO, Hiromu TAKIZAWA
  • Patent number: 10448299
    Abstract: A system that stores functional information indicating a capability of each of a plurality of elements located remotely from the system; identities a function capable of being performed by linking a plurality of the elements based on the stored functional information; and transmits information corresponding to the identified function capable of being performed by linking the plurality of elements to a first device remote from the system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Takehiro Hagiwara, Hiroyuki Masuda, Genta Kondo, Hiromu Takizawa
  • Patent number: 10384348
    Abstract: A robot apparatus includes an output unit that displays an image including an object on a screen, an input unit that receives an operation performed by a user for specifying information relating to an approximate range including the object in the image, an object extraction unit that extracts information regarding a two-dimensional contour of the object on the basis of the specification received by the input unit, and a position and attitude estimation unit that estimates information regarding a three-dimensional position and attitude of the object on the basis of the information regarding the two-dimensional contour.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Genta Kondo, Atsushi Miyamoto, Satoru Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20190075500
    Abstract: A system that stores functional information indicating a capability of each of a plurality of elements located remotely from the system; identities a function capable of being performed by linking a plurality of the elements based on the stored functional information; and transmits information corresponding to the identified function capable of being performed by linking the plurality of elements to a first device remote from the system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Applicant: SonyCorporation
    Inventors: TAKEHIRO HAGIWARA, Hiroyuki MASUDA, Genta KONDO, Hiromu TAKIZAWA
  • Patent number: 10142901
    Abstract: A system that stores functional information indicating a capability of each of a plurality of elements located remotely from the system; identifies a function capable of being performed by linking a plurality of the elements based on the stored functional information; and transmits information corresponding to the identified function capable of being performed by linking the plurality of elements to a first device remote from the system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Takehiro Hagiwara, Hiroyuki Masuda, Genta Kondo, Hiromu Takizawa
  • Publication number: 20180295550
    Abstract: A system that stores functional information indicating a capability of each of a plurality of elements located remotely from the system; identifies a function capable of being performed by linking a plurality of the elements based on the stored functional information; and transmits information corresponding to the identified function capable of being performed by linking the plurality of elements to a first device remote from the system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takehiro HAGIWARA, Hiroyuki MASUDA, Genta KONDO, Hiromu TAKIZAWA
  • Publication number: 20180215045
    Abstract: A robot apparatus includes an output unit that displays an image including an object on a screen, an input unit that receives an operation performed by a user for specifying information relating to an approximate range including the object in the image, an object extraction unit that extracts information regarding a two-dimensional contour of the object on the basis of the specification received by the input unit, and a position and attitude estimation unit that estimates information regarding a three-dimensional position and attitude of the object on the basis of the information regarding the two-dimensional contour.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Genta Kondo, Atsushi Miyamoto, Satoru Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10021612
    Abstract: A system that stores functional information indicating a capability of each of a plurality of elements located remotely from the system; identifies a function capable of being performed by linking a plurality of the elements based on the stored functional information; and transmits information corresponding to the identified function capable of being performed by linking the plurality of elements to a first device remote from the system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takehiro Hagiwara, Hiroyuki Masuda, Genta Kondo, Hiromu Takizawa
  • Patent number: 9962839
    Abstract: A robot apparatus includes an output unit that displays an image including an object on a screen, an input unit that receives an operation performed by a user for specifying information relating to an approximate range including the object in the image, an object extraction unit that extracts information regarding a two-dimensional contour of the object on the basis of the specification received by the input unit, and a position and attitude estimation unit that estimates information regarding a three-dimensional position and attitude of the object on the basis of the information regarding the two-dimensional contour.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: Sony Corporations
    Inventors: Genta Kondo, Atsushi Miyamoto, Satoru Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20170072569
    Abstract: A robot apparatus includes an output unit that displays an image including an object on a screen, an input unit that receives an operation performed by a user for specifying information relating to an approximate range including the object in the image, an object extraction unit that extracts information regarding a two-dimensional contour of the object on the basis of the specification received by the input unit, and a position and attitude estimation unit that estimates information regarding a three-dimensional position and attitude of the object on the basis of the information regarding the two-dimensional contour.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2016
    Publication date: March 16, 2017
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Genta Kondo, Atsushi Miyamoto, Satoru Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20170070933
    Abstract: A system that stores functional information indicating a capability of each of a plurality of elements located remotely from the system; identifies a function capable of being performed by linking a plurality of the elements based on the stored functional information; and transmits information corresponding to the identified function capable of being performed by linking the plurality of elements to a first device remote from the system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2015
    Publication date: March 9, 2017
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takehiro HAGIWARA, Hiroyuki MASUDA, Genta KONDO, Hiromu TAKIZAWA
  • Publication number: 20170052678
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing device to enable a user to intuitively perform an operation of setting a linked operation of hardware elements or software elements, the information processing device including: a display control unit configured to cause a plurality of icons indicating hardware elements or software elements that perform a linked operation together, and a link connecting the plurality of icons to each other to be displayed. A spatial sequence of the plurality of icons formed by the link corresponds to a temporal sequence of operations of the software elements or the hardware elements indicated by the plurality of icons.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2015
    Publication date: February 23, 2017
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hidenori KARASAWA, Takeo INAGAKI, Hiroyuki MASUDA, Hiromu TAKIZAWA, Takehiro HAGIWARA, Genta KONDO
  • Publication number: 20170031586
    Abstract: There is provided a terminal device to make it easy to recognize the association of information of a device registered in a system with an actual device, the terminal device including: a signal reception unit configured to receive a first signal outputted from one or more devices in a system; a positional relationship specifying unit configured to specify a positional relationship between the terminal device and the one or more devices based on the first signal; an identification information extraction unit configured to extract identification information of the one or more devices in the system from the first signal; and means for presenting setting information of the one or more devices in the system in association with the one or more devices based on the identification information and the positional relationship.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2015
    Publication date: February 2, 2017
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Genta KONDO, Takehiro HAGIWARA, Hiroyuki MASUDA, Hiromu TAKIZAWA
  • Patent number: 9527214
    Abstract: A robot apparatus includes an output unit that displays an image including an object on a screen, an input unit that receives an operation performed by a user for specifying information relating to an approximate range including the object in the image, an object extraction unit that extracts information regarding a two-dimensional contour of the object on the basis of the specification received by the input unit, and a position and attitude estimation unit that estimates information regarding a three-dimensional position and attitude of the object on the basis of the information regarding the two-dimensional contour.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Genta Kondo, Atsushi Miyamoto, Satoru Shimizu