Patents by Inventor Joji Yamashita

Joji Yamashita 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: 20150024732
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic device including a display configured to display video, a speech reproduction module configured to reproduce speech, a reception module configured to receive a notification of an incoming call to a connected call-capable device, and a controller configured to cause the display to display receipt of the incoming call when the reception module receives the notification of the incoming call to the call-capable device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2014
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Joji Yamashita, Yu Onodera, Fumihiko Murakami, Norikatsu Chiba, Kazuki Kuwahara
  • Publication number: 20140181869
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic device of one embodiment is provided with a voice call function for performing a voice call with an external device via a network. The device comprises a reproducer and a controller. The reproducer receives a broadcast signal to reproduce a program contained in the broadcast signal. The controller is configured to turn off the voice call function within a preset period of time. The preset period of time covers the time when the reproducer should start to reproduce a preset program.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2013
    Publication date: June 26, 2014
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventor: Joji Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20130194503
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes: connection units connected to respective external devices; a detecting section configured to receive a control command transmitted from at least one of the external devices, and detect whether or not the received control command has been transmitted from a control-permitted external device; a selecting section configured to select an external device from which to accept a control command according to settings made in advance if the detecting section has received plural control commands from plural ones of the external devices; and a control section configured to control the electronic apparatus according to the control command transmitted from the selected external device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2012
    Publication date: August 1, 2013
    Inventor: Joji Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20130176205
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus configured to control an external apparatus, the electronic apparatus includes, a communicator configured to communicate with the external apparatus, a recognition module configured to recognize a connection apparatus connected to the external apparatus, an operation menu generator configured to generate an operation menu which is used to control the external apparatus or the connection apparatus, and a controller configured to control in such a manner that a divided operation screen including display regions which are used to display the operation menus is displayed in a display and a signal is transmitted to the external apparatus in accordance with an operation in the divided operation screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Publication date: July 11, 2013
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventor: Joji Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20130179795
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes, a first operation module configured to display a first operation menu in a display and transmit a signal to the external apparatus in accordance with an operation on the first operation menu, a second operation module configured to display a second operation menu for a pointer operation in the display and transmit a signal to the external apparatus in accordance with an operation on the second operation screen, a recognition module configured to recognize a state of the external apparatus, and a controller configured to control in such a manner the first operation module and the second operation module are switched in accordance with a recognition result obtained by the recognition module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Publication date: July 11, 2013
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventor: Joji YAMASHITA
  • Publication number: 20120019521
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image output control apparatus includes a memory, an input module, and a controller. The memory is configured to store first identification information used to limit output of a 3D image. The input module is configured to input second identification information used to cancel limitation of output of the 3D image. The controller is configured to determine whether or not the second identification information is valid based on the first and second identification information to execute control to limit the output of the 3D image or cancel the output limitation based on a result of the determination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2011
    Publication date: January 26, 2012
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventor: Joji Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20120019630
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image output apparatus includes a counter and an output module. The counter is configured to count a 3D image output time. The output module is configured to output a 3D image and 3D image output time information used to provide notification of the 3D image output time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2011
    Publication date: January 26, 2012
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventor: Joji YAMASHITA
  • Publication number: 20100165203
    Abstract: A video display apparatus includes: a tuner configured to receive a digital broadcast signal; an accepting module configured to accept a power-on command; a display module configured to simultaneously display first information that is included in the digital broadcast signal and second information that is not included in the digital broadcast signal when the accepting module accepts the power-on command.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2009
    Publication date: July 1, 2010
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Joji Yamashita, Atsushi Hirota, Yoshio Kimura, Yumiko Nakajima, Shinichi Ooi
  • Publication number: 20090165061
    Abstract: A playback controlling apparatus communicably connectable to a plurality of image processing devices via a first communication scheme and a second communication scheme. The apparatus includes: a first transmission module configured to transmit request information to the image processing devices via the first communication scheme, wherein the request information is for requesting address information; a receiving module configured to receive address information via the second communication scheme from one of the image processing devices; and an association module configured to associate the address information with the one of the image processing devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2008
    Publication date: June 25, 2009
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventor: Joji Yamashita
  • Patent number: 4725516
    Abstract: The invention involves a sealed lead-acid battery comprising a cell element having positive plates, negative plates and separators, and electrolyte retained within micropore of the cell element.The micropores of both the plates is substantially filled with the electrolyte, while the micropores of the separators are not completely filled with the electrolyte.The voids formed partially in the micropores of the separators permit transport of the oxygen gas from the positive plates to the negative plates.Such a sealed lead-acid battery has long service life, and excels in ability to O.sub.2 absorb gases and reproduce water during overcharging and to recover by charging after a long overdischarged-state storage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 1985
    Date of Patent: February 16, 1988
    Assignee: Yuasa Battery Company Limited
    Inventors: Kazuo Okada, Yuji Matsumaru, Joji Yamashita, Kenjiro Kishimoto