Patents by Inventor Hiromichi Ono

Hiromichi Ono 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: 20200199930
    Abstract: This open-close body driving motor includes: a motor main body; a driving circuit; and a control circuit that adjusts driving power using PWM control and controls an operation mode of the open-close body to be changeable through the motor main body. The control circuit includes a PWM control unit, and a catch processing unit that determines catching by the open-close body and performs a catch process. When an operation command of the open-close body is created in a state in which a catch prevention function is not operated, the PWM control unit of the control circuit vibrates the motor main body in an audible range, such that the motor main body performs a sound-emitting operation, by including the frequency of the audible range in the control frequency for the PWM control before or during an operation of the open-close body, the operation being based on the operation command.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shigeru SUGIYAMA, Hiromichi ONO
  • Publication number: 20200056351
    Abstract: A working machine includes a prime mover, a hydraulic pump to be driven by power of the prime mover and to output operation fluid, a hydraulic actuator to be operated by the operation fluid, and a control device. The control device has a revolving-speed controller to increase and decrease a revolving speed of the prime mover, a first setting portion to set a limit value of the revolving speed of the prime mover, and a revolving-speed limiter to limit the revolving speed of the prime mover set by the revolving-speed controller to the limit value set by the first setting portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2019
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: KUBOTA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto ONO, Kenjiro HONDA, Atsushi MATSUMOTO, Hiromichi YOSHIDA
  • Patent number: 10074343
    Abstract: A three-dimensional image output apparatus according to a present disclosure includes a storage that stores image data of a plurality of images obtained by shooting the same one scene at different positions, a selector that selects two image data as image data for stereoscopic viewing from a plurality of image data stored in the storage, and an obtainer that obtains at least one of a display condition at a time of displaying a three-dimensional image relating to the image data stored in the storage and a viewing condition at a time of viewing the three-dimensional image. When at least one condition obtained by the obtainer is different from a currently set condition, the selector reselects two image data from the plurality of image data to outputting the reselected image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiromichi Ono, Haruo Yamashita, Takeshi Ito
  • Patent number: 9986222
    Abstract: Provided is an image processing method in an image processing device for performing image processing on first and second perspective images forming a 3D display image and specified via selection from a group of images obtained by capturing a subject from at least three different perspectives. Adjustment processing is performed on the first perspective image based on a prescribed reference position and a capturing position related to the first perspective image, and shifts the subject in the first perspective image to a position in which the subject would appear if the capturing position were the reference position. Adjustment processing is performed on the second perspective image based on the reference position and a capturing position related to the second perspective image, and shifts the subject in the second perspective image to a position in which the subject would appear if the capturing position were the reference position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiromichi Ono, Takeshi Ito
  • Patent number: 9706110
    Abstract: The present technology includes: a recording unit that records a plurality of image data to be displayed, the plurality of image data imaged and obtained by the imaging apparatus; first image data for detecting foreign body information, the first image data acquired before imaging the plurality of image data to be displayed; second image data for detecting foreign body information, the second image data acquired after imaging the plurality of image data to be displayed; and a controller configured to read the plurality of image data to be displayed recorded in the recording unit, and to detect information relating to the foreign body from the plurality of image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hisakazu Hitomi, Yasuhiro Kuwahara, Hiromichi Ono
  • Patent number: 9602797
    Abstract: An apparatus including: an acquiring unit operable to acquire a stereoscopic view image which includes a left eye image and a right eye image, the stereoscopic view image representing a stereoscopic image by means of parallax between the left eye image and the right eye image; an extracting unit operable to extract a subject region from the acquired stereoscopic view image, the subject region giving a stereoscopic image of a specific subject; a calculating unit operable to calculate a length of the extracted subject region in a parallax direction; and an image correcting unit operable to adjust parallax at an edge of the subject region based on the calculated length of the subject region in the parallax direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiromichi Ono, Haruo Yamashita, Yasuhiro Kuwahara, Takeshi Ito
  • Patent number: 9282311
    Abstract: In a three-dimensional image capturing apparatus (three-dimensional image processing apparatus), a depth obtainment unit obtains L depth information and R depth information from a three-dimensional image, and an image correction unit executes a smoothing process on an end part region of the subject based on the L depth information and the R depth information. As a result, the three-dimensional image processed by the three-dimensional image processing apparatus is a high-quality three-dimensional image that correctly expresses a sense of three-dimensionality and thickness in the subject and that has a low sense of a cardboard cutout effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2016
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Haruo Yamashita, Takeshi Ito, Hiromichi Ono, Yasuhiro Kuwahara
  • Patent number: 9240072
    Abstract: A sense of three-dimensionality and thickness is restored to a subject and a high-quality three-dimensional image with a low sense of a cardboard cutout effect is obtained, regardless of the cause of the cardboard cutout effect. In a three-dimensional image capturing apparatus (three-dimensional image processing apparatus) (1000), a depth generation unit (103) obtains L depth information and R depth information from a three-dimensional image, and an image correction unit (104) executes a shadow enhancement process that is stronger on the inside of an object than on the outside of the object, based on the L depth information and the R depth information. Through this, the occurrence of the cardboard cutout effect can be suppressed, and a high-quality three-dimensional image with a reduced cardboard cutout effect can be obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2016
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Haruo Yamashita, Takeshi Ito, Hiromichi Ono, Yasuhiro Kuwahara
  • Publication number: 20160014389
    Abstract: Provided is an image processing method in an image processing device for performing image processing on first and second perspective images forming a 3D display image and specified via selection from a group of images obtained by capturing a subject from at least three different perspectives. Adjustment processing is performed on the first perspective image based on a prescribed reference position and a capturing position related to the first perspective image, and shifts the subject in the first perspective image to a position in which the subject would appear if the capturing position were the reference position. Adjustment processing is performed on the second perspective image based on the reference position and a capturing position related to the second perspective image, and shifts the subject in the second perspective image to a position in which the subject would appear if the capturing position were the reference position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2015
    Publication date: January 14, 2016
    Inventors: Hiromichi ONO, Takeshi ITO
  • Patent number: 9188849
    Abstract: A 3D imaging device determines, during imaging, whether the captured images will be perceived three-dimensionally without causing fatigue while simulating actual human perception. In a 3D imaging device, a display information setting unit obtains a display parameter associated with an environment in which a 3D video is viewed, and a control unit determines during 3D imaging whether a scene to be imaged three-dimensionally will be perceived three-dimensionally based on the viewing environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Haruo Yamashita, Takeshi Ito, Hiromichi Ono
  • Publication number: 20150281571
    Abstract: The present technology includes: a recording unit that records a plurality of image data to be displayed, the plurality of image data imaged and obtained by the imaging apparatus; first image data for detecting foreign body information, the first image data acquired before imaging the plurality of image data to be displayed; second image data for detecting foreign body information, the second image data acquired after imaging the plurality of image data to be displayed; and a controller configured to read the plurality of image data to be displayed recorded in the recording unit, and to detect information relating to the foreign body from the plurality of image data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2015
    Publication date: October 1, 2015
    Inventors: Hisakazu HITOMI, Yasuhiro KUWAHARA, Hiromichi ONO
  • Patent number: 9129439
    Abstract: A three-dimensional image processing apparatus includes an obtainer that obtains three-dimensional image information including information of a first image and a second image, a shade information obtainer that obtains shade information from the information of the first image and/or the second image, and a disparity adjuster that adjusts a disparity of a subject contained in the first and the second images based on the shade information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2015
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Haruo Yamashita, Hiromichi Ono
  • Patent number: 9128367
    Abstract: A 3D imaging device obtains a 3D image (3D video) that achieves an appropriate 3D effect and/or intended placement. The 3D imaging device estimates (calculates) an ideal disparity of a main subject based on a preset viewing environment (display condition) and a distance to the main subject, and obtains a disparity (an actual disparity) of the subject (main subject) actually occurring on a virtual screen. The 3D imaging device obtains a correction disparity using the ideal disparity and the actual disparity, and adds the calculated correction disparity to the 3D image (horizontally shifts the image) to perform appropriate disparity correction. The 3D imaging device obtains a 3D image (3D video) that achieves an appropriate 3D effect and/or intended placement without being affected by a disparity occurring in the horizontal direction caused by insufficient precision (in particular, insufficient optical precision).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2015
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Haruo Yamashita, Takeshi Ito, Hiromichi Ono
  • Patent number: 9064331
    Abstract: A three-dimensional image processing device for performing image correction processing on a three-dimensionally-viewed image includes a conversion unit and a composition unit. The conversion unit generates a converted image by performing tone conversion on a pixel value in an object included in the three-dimensionally-viewed image based on a relationship between a pixel value of a pixel of interest that is a processing target and a pixel value of a peripheral pixel of the pixel of interest. The composition unit synthesizes an n-th pixel in a first viewpoint image included in the three-dimensionally-viewed image and a corresponding pixel in a second viewpoint image included in the three-dimensionally-viewed image with a distribution ratio that is based on a subject distance of the n-th pixel. The corresponding pixel is located in the same spatial location as the n-th pixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Haruo Yamashita, Takeshi Ito, Hiromichi Ono, Yasuhiro Kuwahara
  • Patent number: 9049434
    Abstract: A 3D imaging device determines during imaging whether the captured images will be viewed three-dimensionally without causing fatigue while simulating actual human perception. In a 3D imaging device, a warning unit provides a warning to a photographer indicating that the captured images of the scene to be imaged will not be perceived as a 3D video having an appropriate 3D effect when a control unit determines that the captured images will not be perceived as such an appropriate 3D video. The 3D imaging device is prevented from obtaining an inappropriate 3D image (3D video).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2015
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Haruo Yamashita, Takeshi Ito, Hiromichi Ono
  • Publication number: 20140205182
    Abstract: An apparatus including: an acquiring unit operable to acquire a stereoscopic view image which includes a left eye image and a right eye image, the stereoscopic view image representing a stereoscopic image by means of parallax between the left eye image and the right eye image; an extracting unit operable to extract a subject region from the acquired stereoscopic view image, the subject region giving a stereoscopic image of a specific subject; a calculating unit operable to calculate a length of the extracted subject region in a parallax direction; and an image correcting unit operable to adjust parallax at an edge of the subject region based on the calculated length of the subject region in the parallax direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2014
    Publication date: July 24, 2014
    Applicant: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventors: Hiromichi ONO, Haruo YAMASHITA, Yasuhiro KUWAHARA, Takeshi ITO
  • Patent number: 8750601
    Abstract: In the three-dimensional imaging device (three-dimensional image processing device), the depth acquisition unit acquires L depth information and R depth information from a three-dimensional image. The image correction unit adjusts disparities of edge portion areas of a subject based on the L depth information and the R depth information such that the normal positions of the edge portion areas of the subject are farther away. Accordingly, when a three-dimensional image acquired by the three-dimensional imaging device is three-dimensionally displayed, the edge areas of the subject are displayed having a sense of roundness. As a result, a three-dimensional image that has been subjected to processing by this three-dimensional image processing device is a high-quality three-dimensional image that can appropriately reproduce the three-dimensional appearance and sense of thickness of the subject and has little of the cardboard effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2014
    Assignee: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventors: Haruo Yamashita, Takeshi Ito, Hiromichi Ono, Yasuhiro Kuwahara
  • Patent number: 8655555
    Abstract: A computing device computes at least one index value for an execution history of opening/closing movement of an openable and closable member. A sensing device outputs signals one after another in response to a change in a rotational state of the electric motor, which is sensed by the sensing device. A setting device sets a masking range for at least one of the signals based on the at least one index value. A determination device determines whether an object is pinched by the openable and closable member based on at least another one of the signals, which is outputted in a range other than the masking range, without referring to the at least one of the signals in the masking range during execution of the opening/closing movement of the openable and closable member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2014
    Assignee: Asmo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiromichi Ono, Takahiro Sumiya, Shinichiro Noda
  • Publication number: 20140022246
    Abstract: A three-dimensional image output apparatus according to a present disclosure includes a storage that stores image data of a plurality of images obtained by shooting the same one scene at different positions, a selector that selects two image data as image data for stereoscopic viewing from a plurality of image data stored in the storage, and an obtainer that obtains at least one of a display condition at a time of displaying a three-dimensional image relating to the image data stored in the storage and a viewing condition at a time of viewing the three-dimensional image. When at least one condition obtained by the obtainer is different from a currently set condition, the selector reselects two image data from the plurality of image data to outputting the reselected image data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2013
    Publication date: January 23, 2014
    Applicant: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventors: Hiromichi ONO, Haruo YAMASHITA, Takeshi ITO
  • Publication number: 20130294682
    Abstract: In a three-dimensional image capturing apparatus (three-dimensional image processing apparatus), a depth obtainment unit obtains L depth information and R depth information from a three-dimensional image, and an image correction unit executes a smoothing process on an end part region of the subject based on the L depth information and the R depth information. As a result, the three-dimensional image processed by the three-dimensional image processing apparatus is a high-quality three-dimensional image that correctly expresses a sense of three-dimensionality and thickness in the subject and that has a low sense of a cardboard cutout effect.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2013
    Publication date: November 7, 2013
    Inventors: Haruo YAMASHITA, Takeshi Ito, Hiromichi Ono, Yasuhiro Kuwahara