Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Yuasa

Hiroshi Yuasa 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: 11039124
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus capable of presenting an object that is easy to be in a fusion state where connection is natural regardless of a distance, an information processing method, and a recording medium. In the information processing apparatus, a left-eye image and a right-eye image are output to acquire position information of an object in a depth direction to be perceived by a user, and a luminance correction region to be subjected to luminance correction is set to at least one of a first display region that is included in a display region for the left-eye image and overlaps a display region for the right-eye image, or a second display region that is included in the display region for the right-eye image and overlaps the display region for the left-eye image on the basis of the position information. The present technology can be applied to, for example, a transmissive HMD.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kayoko Tanaka, Kazuma Aiki, Hiroshi Yuasa, Satoshi Nakano
  • Publication number: 20210020141
    Abstract: The present technology relates to an information processing apparatus, an information processing method, and a recording medium enabling a user to visually recognize a surrounding environment promptly in a case of a sudden change in brightness. An information processing apparatus according to one embodiment of the present technology includes an acquisition section that acquires environmental information which is information associated with an environment including an object present in a real space, and a display control section that exercises display control based on the environmental information with respect to form information representing a form of the object over a display section that displays predetermined information in a visually recognizable state while superimposing the predetermined information on the real space in a case of occurrence of a change in brightness of the real space higher than a threshold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Inventors: HIROSHI YUASA, KAZUMA AIKI
  • Publication number: 20200359008
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus capable of presenting an object that is easy to be in a fusion state where connection is natural regardless of a distance, an information processing method, and a recording medium. In the information processing apparatus, a left-eye image and a right-eye image are output to acquire position information of an object in a depth direction to be perceived by a user, and a luminance correction region to be subjected to luminance correction is set to at least one of a first display region that is included in a display region for the left-eye image and overlaps a display region for the right-eye image, or a second display region that is included in the display region for the right-eye image and overlaps the display region for the left-eye image on the basis of the position information. The present technology can be applied to, for example, a transmissive HMD.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kayoko TANAKA, Kazuma AIKI, Hiroshi YUASA, Satoshi NAKANO
  • Patent number: 10534301
    Abstract: Provided is an apparatus that can reduce a braking force of a medium separating mechanism to thereby reduce occurrence of paper jams only by attaching a medium supply device to an image forming apparatus body. The medium supply device is configured to be attached to an image forming apparatus body including a medium separating mechanism, and includes a medium conveying mechanism that supplies a recording medium from stacked recording media to a predetermined position, and first mechanism that reduces a braking force generated in the medium separating mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Oki Data Corporation
    Inventor: Hiroshi Yuasa
  • Publication number: 20170368843
    Abstract: Provided is an apparatus that can reduce a braking force of a medium separating mechanism to thereby reduce occurrence of paper jams only by attaching a medium supply device to an image forming apparatus body. The medium supply device is configured to be attached to an image forming apparatus body including a medium separating mechanism, and includes a medium conveying mechanism that supplies a recording medium from stacked recording media to a predetermined position, and first mechanism that reduces a braking force generated in the medium separating mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Inventor: Hiroshi YUASA
  • Patent number: 9759650
    Abstract: In order to provide a method for measuring a filling capacity of a raw material such as leaf tobacco without carrying out a complicated operation, the present invention includes the steps of (i) irradiating a near infrared ray on a sample of a raw material so as to measure a transmission absorption spectrum or a diffuse reflectance spectrum of the sample; and (ii) calculating an estimated filling capacity value by use of the transmission absorption spectrum or the diffuse reflectance spectrum thus measured and on the basis of a calibration curve which has been prepared in advance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignee: JAPAN TOBACCO INC.
    Inventors: Norio Katsuyama, Hiroshi Yuasa
  • Patent number: 9490451
    Abstract: A light-emitting element includes: a first electrode; a light-emitting functional layer that is provided on the first electrode, and includes a conductive layer as an uppermost layer thereof; a second electrode that is provided on the conductive layer, and has an undesired opening that corresponds to a region of the conductive layer; and a first passivation layer that is provided on the second electrode except on a periphery of the opening. The region of the conductive layer is oxidized. The light-emitting functional layer includes an organic light-emitting layer, and the conductive layer is provided above the organic light-emitting layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2016
    Assignee: JOLED INC.
    Inventors: Zenken Kin, Hiroshi Yuasa
  • Patent number: 9329551
    Abstract: A medium cassette is configured to be held and attached to a main body of an image forming apparatus so that the medium cassette slides in an insertion direction or a pullout direction relative to the image forming apparatus. The medium cassette includes a rear side guide for guiding a medium to be placed at a rear side in the pullout direction; a locking member disposed to be able to engage with a body of the medium cassette for regulating a position of the rear side guide relative to the body of the medium cassette; and a movement conversion member for converting a movement of the rear side guide generated by an impact when the medium cassette is attached to the body of the image forming apparatus to a movement of the locking member in a direction that the locking member engages with the body of the medium cassette.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignee: OKI DATA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hiroshi Yuasa
  • Patent number: 9008534
    Abstract: A rotor support structure includes: an operable unit including a rotor and a casing rotatably supporting the rotor; a support member includes a support member main body configured to accommodate therein the operable unit, and an attachment part to attach the support member main body to a base; and a press part configured, when the support member with the operable unit accommodated therein is attached to the base, to press the operable unit to hold the operable unit in the support member main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Oki Data Corporation
    Inventor: Hiroshi Yuasa
  • Publication number: 20150023710
    Abstract: A medium cassette is configured to be held and attached to a main body of an image forming apparatus so that the medium cassette slides in an insertion direction or a pullout direction relative to the image forming apparatus. The medium cassette includes a rear side guide for guiding a medium to be placed at a rear side in the pullout direction; a locking member disposed to be able to engage with a body of the medium cassette for regulating a position of the rear side guide relative to the body of the medium cassette; and a movement conversion member for converting a movement of the rear side guide generated by an impact when the medium cassette is attached to the body of the image forming apparatus to a movement of the locking member in a direction that the locking member engages with the body of the medium cassette.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2014
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Inventor: Hiroshi YUASA
  • Publication number: 20140217394
    Abstract: A light-emitting element includes: a first electrode; a light-emitting functional layer that is provided on the first electrode, and includes a conductive layer as an uppermost layer thereof; a second electrode that is provided on the conductive layer, and has an undesired opening that corresponds to a region of the conductive layer; and a first passivation layer that is provided on the second electrode except on a periphery of the opening. The region of the conductive layer is oxidized. The light-emitting functional layer includes an organic light-emitting layer, and the conductive layer is provided above the organic light-emitting layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2011
    Publication date: August 7, 2014
    Applicant: PANASONIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Zenken Kin, Hiroshi Yuasa
  • Patent number: 8770575
    Abstract: A sheet supply device includes a first separation unit for applying a transportation load to a medium supplied from a stored state with a sheet supply member to separate the medium, and a second separation unit disposed on a downstream side of the first separation unit for separating the medium passing through the first separation unit. The first separation unit is disposed outside an extension area of the second separation unit in a medium transportation direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2014
    Assignee: Oki Data Corporation
    Inventor: Hiroshi Yuasa
  • Patent number: 8604490
    Abstract: An organic EL device includes a first substrate and a plurality of organic EL elements above a first portion of the first substrate. A first inorganic layer covers the plurality of organic EL elements. An active layer is above a second portion of the first substrate that is different than the first portion. The active layer comprises a material that is at least one of hygroscopic and oxidizable. A second inorganic layer covers the active layer. A second substrate is opposite the first substrate, with the plurality of organic EL elements being between the first and second substrates. A seal extends between the first and second substrates to define a sealed space between the first and second substrates. The second inorganic layer includes through-holes that expose the active layer to the sealed space that is defined by the first substrate, the second substrate, and the seal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2013
    Assignee: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventor: Hiroshi Yuasa
  • Patent number: 8583023
    Abstract: A developer conveying apparatus includes a main body in which a developer is conveyed, a first conveying member including a first rotation shaft rotatably provided in the main body and a first conveying portion having a spiral shape and provided around the first rotation shaft, and a second conveying member including a second rotation shaft rotatably provided in the main body and a second conveying portion having a spiral shape and provided around the second rotation shaft. A developer retention portion is formed at a predetermined portion of the second conveying member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2013
    Assignee: Oki Data Corporation
    Inventor: Hiroshi Yuasa
  • Patent number: 8569774
    Abstract: An organic electroluminescence (EL) display panel and method of manufacturing an organic EL display panel. The display panel includes a substrate on which a thin-film transistor layer is formed, with an interlayer insulating film formed above the thin-film transistor layer. A plurality of strip-shaped barrier ribs are arranged in parallel on the interlayer insulating film. Each electrode of a plurality of first electrode groups has first electrodes arranged in a line and arranged between two adjacent barrier ribs of the plurality of strip-shaped barrier ribs, with each of the first electrodes including a transparent conductive film and a reflective metal film formed of a metal material. A plurality of light-emitting layers are each formed to cover a different electrode of the plurality of first electrode groups, while a second electrode is formed above the plurality of light-emitting layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2013
    Assignee: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventor: Hiroshi Yuasa
  • Publication number: 20130268239
    Abstract: In order to provide a method for measuring a filling capacity of a raw material such as leaf tobacco without carrying out a complicated operation, the present invention includes the steps of (i) irradiating a near infrared ray on a sample of a raw material so as to measure a transmission absorption spectrum or a diffuse reflectance spectrum of the sample; and (ii) calculating an estimated filling capacity value by use of the transmission absorption spectrum or the diffuse reflectance spectrum thus measured and on the basis of a calibration curve which has been prepared in advance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2013
    Publication date: October 10, 2013
    Inventors: Norio KATSUYAMA, Hiroshi YUASA
  • Patent number: 8380110
    Abstract: A drive transmission device includes: a driving member configured to rotate by a first electric current and having an attracting portion configured to generate magnetic force by a second electric current; a driven member having an attracted portion, the attracted portion facing the driving member and configured to be attached to the attracting portion by the magnetic force, so that the driven member integrally rotates with the driving member when the attracting portion is coupled to the attracted portion; and a controller configured to control the first electric current and the second electric current, the controller configured to apply the first electric current and then the second electric current.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2013
    Assignee: Oki Data Corporation
    Inventor: Hiroshi Yuasa
  • Publication number: 20120181414
    Abstract: A rotor support structure includes: an operable unit including a rotor and a casing rotatably supporting the rotor; a support member includes a support member main body configured to accommodate therein the operable unit, and an attachment part to attach the support member main body to a base; and a press part configured, when the support member with the operable unit accommodated therein is attached to the base, to press the operable unit to hold the operable unit in the support member main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2011
    Publication date: July 19, 2012
    Applicant: OKI DATA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hiroshi YUASA
  • Publication number: 20120025224
    Abstract: An organic electroluminescence (EL) display panel and method of manufacturing an organic EL display panel. The display panel includes a substrate on which a thin-film transistor layer is formed, with an interlayer insulating film formed above the thin-film transistor layer. A plurality of strip-shaped barrier ribs are arranged in parallel on the interlayer insulating film. Each electrode of a plurality of first electrode groups has first electrodes arranged in a line and arranged between two adjacent barrier ribs of the plurality of strip-shaped barrier ribs, with each of the first electrodes including a transparent conductive film and a reflective metal film formed of a metal material. A plurality of light-emitting layers are each formed to cover a different electrode of the plurality of first electrode groups, while a second electrode is formed above the plurality of light-emitting layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2011
    Publication date: February 2, 2012
    Applicant: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventor: Hiroshi YUASA
  • Patent number: 8103180
    Abstract: An image forming device includes a first measuring unit to measure a size of the recording medium when the image is formed on the first surface by the image forming unit, and a second measuring unit to measure the size of the recording medium prior to an image being formed on the second surface of the recording medium, and a control unit configured to change the size of printing range based upon the image data that is used to form the image on the second surface of the recording medium in accordance with a medium ratio of the size of the recording medium measured by the first measuring unit to the size of the recording medium measured by the second measuring unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2012
    Assignee: Oki Data Corporation
    Inventor: Hiroshi Yuasa