Patents by Inventor Hisatoshi YAMAOKA

Hisatoshi YAMAOKA 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: 9967835
    Abstract: An information processing system includes a GW and a portable communication device. The GW includes a transmitter that transmits, to the portable communication device that is located within a given area, a request to transmit information; a receiver that receives a response to the request to transmit information from the portable communication device; and a data acquisition controller that, when the number of responses received is larger than a maximum allowable number to the GW, adjusts the area to which the request to transmit information is transmitted such that the number of responses is equal to or smaller than the maximum allowable number and that, when the number of responses is equal to or smaller than the maximum allowable number to the GW, adjusts an area to which the request to transmit information is transmitted, which is an area different from the area to which the request has been transmitted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Shizuko Ichikawa, Hisatoshi Yamaoka, Takashi Imai, Miwa Okabayashi, Tatsuro Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 9949082
    Abstract: A mobile terminal device includes: a receiving antenna that repeatedly receives a radio signal including predetermined identification information; a sensor that detects an orientation of the mobile terminal device every time the radio signal is received by the receiving antenna; and a controller that estimates an arrival direction of the radio signal based on radio field intensity of the radio signal which is received by the receiving antenna for each orientation when a plurality of different orientations are detected by the sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Atsushi Muramatsu, Tomohiro Nakajima, Hisatoshi Yamaoka, Satoshi Matsuyuki, Kohei Kubota
  • Patent number: 9906638
    Abstract: A control method executed by a system including a beacon and a computer capable of executing an application, the control method includes receiving a radio wave from the beacon; generating a pattern of transition in reception intensity of the received radio wave; generating a profile of a temporal change by simplifying the generated pattern of transition; comparing the generated profile with at least one of a plurality of reference profiles different from each other; and determining how to control the application in accordance with a result of the comparing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Hisatoshi Yamaoka
  • Publication number: 20180020422
    Abstract: An information processing method, performed by a computer configured to receive a beacon signal from a transmission source, includes: executing a calculation processing operation that includes calculating a length of a monitoring period, based on time intervals at which the beacon signal is received in a period of duration of a stationary state of the computer; and executing a determination processing operation that includes determining as being out of an area in proximity to the transmission source of the beacon signal in a case where the beacon signal is not received during the monitoring period having the length.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Publication date: January 18, 2018
    Applicant: Fujitsu Limited
    Inventors: Shizuko ICHIKAWA, Hisatoshi Yamaoka, Miwa Okabayashi
  • Publication number: 20170289927
    Abstract: An information processing system includes a GW and a portable communication device. The GW includes a transmitter that transmits, to the portable communication device that is located within a given area, a request to transmit information; a receiver that receives a response to the request to transmit information from the portable communication device; and a data acquisition controller that, when the number of responses received is larger than a maximum allowable number to the GW, adjusts the area to which the request to transmit information is transmitted such that the number of responses is equal to or smaller than the maximum allowable number and that, when the number of responses is equal to or smaller than the maximum allowable number to the GW, adjusts an area to which the request to transmit information is transmitted, which is an area different from the area to which the request has been transmitted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2017
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Shizuko Ichikawa, HISATOSHI YAMAOKA, Takashi Imai, Miwa Okabayashi, Tatsuro Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20170251036
    Abstract: A system includes a server including first circuitry and a plurality of terminals, each of which includes second circuitry respectively. The first circuitry is configured to store primes assigned to the plurality of terminals, acquire two or more primes assigned to two or more terminals that and are destinations of contents, calculate a first product of the two or more primes, and transmit first notification data including the first product and the contents to the plurality of terminals. The second circuitry is configured to store an assigned prime, receive the first notification data, determine whether the first product included in the first notification data is divisible by the assigned prime, and acquire, from the first notification data, the contents included in the first notification data based on a result of a determination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Publication date: August 31, 2017
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Hisatoshi YAMAOKA
  • Patent number: 9749423
    Abstract: A function extension method is executed by a terminal device. The function extension method includes connecting a first plug-in, which is common to one or more peripheral devices, to an execution environment of an application for controlling the one or more peripheral devices; arranging a second plug-in, which corresponds to each of the one or more peripheral devices, to be connected to the execution environment of the application via the first plug-in; and connecting the second plug-in corresponding to another peripheral device to the execution environment of the application via the first plug-in while maintaining the connection relationship between the execution environment of the application and the first plug-in, when the another peripheral device controlled by the terminal device is to be added.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Miwa Okabayashi, Hisatoshi Yamaoka, Takashi Ohno, Toru Kamiwada, Junichi Yura, Takuya Sakamoto
  • Publication number: 20170169680
    Abstract: An article management program causes a computer to execute a process including: receiving, from a plurality of articles each including a sensor that detects a movement state of each of the articles, a sensor signal that includes therein identification information on an article and a sensor value of the sensor; and displaying, based on the received sensor signal, display information that indicates in a comparable way a change in the sensor value related to each of the plurality of the articles and the identification information on each of the articles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2016
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: TOMOHIRO NAKAJIMA, HISATOSHI YAMAOKA, KOHEI KUBOTA, Atsushi MURAMATSU, Satoshi MATSUYUKI
  • Publication number: 20170111766
    Abstract: A mobile terminal device includes: a receiving antenna that repeatedly receives a radio signal including predetermined identification information; a sensor that detects an orientation of the mobile terminal device every time the radio signal is received by the receiving antenna; and a controller that estimates an arrival direction of the radio signal based on radio field intensity of the radio signal which is received by the receiving antenna for each orientation when a plurality of different orientations are detected by the sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2016
    Publication date: April 20, 2017
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Atsushi Muramatsu, TOMOHIRO NAKAJIMA, HISATOSHI YAMAOKA, Satoshi MATSUYUKI, KOHEI KUBOTA
  • Publication number: 20170070301
    Abstract: A control method executed by a system including a beacon and a computer capable of executing an application, the control method includes receiving a radio wave from the beacon; generating a pattern of transition in reception intensity of the received radio wave; generating a profile of a temporal change by simplifying the generated pattern of transition; comparing the generated profile with at least one of a plurality of reference profiles different from each other; and determining how to control the application in accordance with a result of the comparing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2016
    Publication date: March 9, 2017
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Hisatoshi YAMAOKA
  • Publication number: 20160330124
    Abstract: A load balancing method executed by an information processing apparatus, the load balancing method includes identifying, in first determination processing for determining circumstances based on an event acquired by a sensor included in the information processing apparatus, a type of an event that another information processing apparatus coupled to the information processing apparatus is able to acquire by using a sensor included in the another information processing apparatus; determining whether a logic tree representing the first determination processing is able to change to another logic tree that includes a partial logic tree determined based on an event of the identified type and is equivalent in condition to the logic tree; and assigning second determination processing represented by the partial logic tree included in the another logic tree to the another information processing apparatus, when determining that the logic tree is able to change to the another logic tree.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2016
    Publication date: November 10, 2016
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Hisatoshi Yamaoka, Takashi Imai, Toru Kamiwada
  • Publication number: 20160048576
    Abstract: A grouping apparatus includes a processor configured to execute a process including calculating, at a plurality of times between a first time and a second time, the strength of correlation between each of a plurality of pieces of information and a moving body as a level of relationship for each of the plurality of pieces of information, wherein each of the plurality of pieces of information is provided to each of a plurality of objects arranged in a space and the moving body moves within the space, on the basis of the level of relationship for each of the plurality of objects calculated at the plurality of times, calculating similarities, integrating the similarities, and calculating integrated similarity, and grouping the plurality of pieces of information on the basis of the integrated similarity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2015
    Publication date: February 18, 2016
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: HISATOSHI YAMAOKA, Miwa Okabayashi, Yoshiro Hada
  • Publication number: 20150296025
    Abstract: A function extension method is executed by a terminal device. The function extension method includes connecting a first plug-in, which is common to one or more peripheral devices, to an execution environment of an application for controlling the one or more peripheral devices; arranging a second plug-in, which corresponds to each of the one or more peripheral devices, to be connected to the execution environment of the application via the first plug-in; and connecting the second plug-in corresponding to another peripheral device to the execution environment of the application via the first plug-in while maintaining the connection relationship between the execution environment of the application and the first plug-in, when the another peripheral device controlled by the terminal device is to be added.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2015
    Publication date: October 15, 2015
    Inventors: Miwa Okabayashi, HISATOSHI YAMAOKA, Takashi Ohno, Toru Kamiwada, Junichi Yura, Takuya SAKAMOTO
  • Patent number: 8886458
    Abstract: A neighborhood creating device includes: a memory; and one or more processors that execute a procedure in the memory, the procedure including a position acquiring process that acquires position information representing a position of a mobile object; a data creating process that creates mobile object data representing a condition associated with a movable range of the mobile object based on the position information; a data acquiring process that acquires obstacle data representing a condition associated with a place through which the mobile object is not able to move; and an information creating process that creates neighborhood information satisfying both conditions represented by the mobile object data and the obstacle data and continuously representing a movable range of the mobile object around the mobile object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Fujitsu Limited
    Inventor: Hisatoshi Yamaoka
  • Publication number: 20130325327
    Abstract: A neighborhood creating device includes: a memory; and one or more processors that execute a procedure in the memory, the procedure including a position acquiring process that acquires position information representing a position of a mobile object; a data creating process that creates mobile object data representing a condition associated with a movable range of the mobile object based on the position information; a data acquiring process that acquires obstacle data representing a condition associated with a place through which the mobile object is not able to move; and an information creating process that creates neighborhood information satisfying both conditions represented by the mobile object data and the obstacle data and continuously representing a movable range of the mobile object around the mobile object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2013
    Publication date: December 5, 2013
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Hisatoshi YAMAOKA