Patents by Inventor Junko Nakagawa

Junko Nakagawa 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: 20220240022
    Abstract: An audio reproducing apparatus that includes an audio device including a thin film material including a first electrode layer, a second electrode layer, and a capacitive layer sandwiched between the first electrode layer and the second electrode layer, the audio device having a three-dimensional shape formed by providing the thin film material with a plurality of fold parts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2020
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Inventors: TOSHIYUKI NAKAGAWA, YOSHIO OHASHI, JUNKO KATSURAKU, ASAMI YAMAGISHI
  • Patent number: 11361452
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus (2000) includes a first analyzing unit (2020), a second analyzing unit (2040), and an estimating unit (2060). The first analyzing unit (2020) calculates a flow of a crowd in a capturing range of a fixed camera (10) using a first surveillance image (12). The second analyzing unit (2040) calculates a distribution of an attribute of objects in a capturing range of a moving camera (20) using a second surveillance image (22). The estimating unit (2060) estimates an attribute distribution for a range that is not included in the capturing range of the moving camera (20).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Katsuhiko Takahashi, Yusuke Konishi, Hiroshi Yamada, Hiroo Ikeda, Junko Nakagawa, Kosuke Yoshimi, Ryo Kawai, Takuya Ogawa
  • Publication number: 20220101632
    Abstract: An information processing device of the present invention includes a detection means that detects the content of an image, a determination means that determines a processing mode for the image based on the result of detection of the content of the image, and an execution means that executes processing for a captured image corresponding to the processing mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Muneaki ONOZATO, Satosbi TERASAWA, Yuji SHINOZAKI, Hiro IKEDA, Junko NAKAGAWA
  • Patent number: 11277591
    Abstract: A surveillance system (1) includes an area information acquisition unit (101), a request information provision unit (102), and a participation consent reception unit (103). The area information acquisition unit (101) acquires information of a surveillance-desired area. The request information provision unit (102) provides participation request information for surveillance that is conducted by using an image capturing unit of a portable terminal in the surveillance-desired area. The participation consent reception unit (103) receives participation consent as a response to the participation request information, from the portable terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Katsuhiko Takahashi, Yuusuke Konishi, Hiroo Ikeda, Junko Nakagawa, Kosuke Yoshimi, Yukie Ebiyama, Ryo Kawai, Takuya Ogawa
  • Publication number: 20220006979
    Abstract: A surveillance system (1) includes an area information acquisition unit (101), a position information acquisition unit (102), a candidate determination unit (103), and a notification unit (104). The area information acquisition unit (101) acquires information of a surveillance-desired area. The position information acquisition unit (102) acquires pieces of position information of a plurality of portable terminals (20), each portable terminal performing surveillance using an image capturing unit. The candidate determination unit (103) determines a candidate portable terminal (20) to be moved to the surveillance-desired area from among the plurality of portable terminals (20) based on the acquired pieces of position information of the plurality of portable terminals (20). The notification unit (104) outputs a notification to the candidate portable terminal requesting to move to the surveillance-desired area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoma OAMI, Katsuhiko TAKAHASHI, Yuusuke KONISHI, Hiroo IKEDA, Junko NAKAGAWA, Kosuke YOSHIMI, Yukie EBIYAMA, Ryo KAWAI, Takuya OGAWA
  • Publication number: 20210406550
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus (10) includes a time and space information acquisition unit (110) that acquires high-risk time and space information indicating a spatial region with an increased possibility of an accident occurring or of a crime being committed and a corresponding time slot, a possible surveillance target acquisition unit (120) that identifies a video to be analyzed from among a plurality of videos generated by capturing an image of each of a plurality of places, on the basis of the high-risk time and space information, and analyzes the identified video to acquire information of a possible surveillance target, and a target time and space identification unit (130) that identifies at least one of a spatial region where surveillance is to be conducted which is at least a portion of the spatial region or a time slot when surveillance is to be conducted, from among the spatial region and the time slot indicated by the high-risk time and space information, on the basis of the information of the
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junko NAKAGAWA, Ryoma Oami, Kenichiro Ida, Mika Saito, Shohzoh Nagahama, Akinari Furukawa, Yasumasa Ohtsuka, Junichi Fukuda, Fumi Ikeda, Manabu Moriyama, Fumie Einaga, Tatsunori Yamagami, Keisuke Hirayama, Yoshitsugu Kumano, Hiroki Adachi
  • Patent number: 11205275
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus (2000) includes a first analyzing unit (2020), a second analyzing unit (2040), and an estimating unit (2060). The first analyzing unit (2020) calculates a flow of a crowd in a capturing range of a fixed camera (10) using a first surveillance image (12). The second analyzing unit (2040) calculates a distribution of an attribute of objects in a capturing range of a moving camera (20) using a second surveillance image (22). The estimating unit (2060) estimates an attribute distribution for a range that is not included in the capturing range of the moving camera (20).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Katsuhiko Takahashi, Yusuke Konishi, Hiroshi Yamada, Hiroo Ikeda, Junko Nakagawa, Kosuke Yoshimi, Ryo Kawai, Takuya Ogawa
  • Patent number: 11176690
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus (2000) includes a first analyzing unit (2020), a second analyzing unit (2040), and an estimating unit (2060). The first analyzing unit (2020) calculates a flow of a crowd in a capturing range of a fixed camera (10) using a first surveillance image (12). The second analyzing unit (2040) calculates a distribution of an attribute of objects in a capturing range of a moving camera (20) using a second surveillance image (22). The estimating unit (2060) estimates an attribute distribution for a range that is not included in the capturing range of the moving camera (20).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Katsuhiko Takahashi, Yusuke Konishi, Hiroshi Yamada, Hiroo Ikeda, Junko Nakagawa, Kosuke Yoshimi, Ryo Kawai, Takuya Ogawa
  • Patent number: 11158068
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus (2000) includes a first analyzing unit (2020), a second analyzing unit (2040), and an estimating unit (2060). The first analyzing unit (2020) calculates a flow of a crowd in a capturing range of a fixed camera (10) using a first surveillance image (12). The second analyzing unit (2040) calculates a distribution of an attribute of objects in a capturing range of a moving camera (20) using a second surveillance image (22). The estimating unit (2060) estimates an attribute distribution for a range that is not included in the capturing range of the moving camera (20).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Katsuhiko Takahashi, Yusuke Konishi, Hiroshi Yamada, Hiroo Ikeda, Junko Nakagawa, Kosuke Yoshimi, Ryo Kawai, Takuya Ogawa
  • Patent number: 11134226
    Abstract: A surveillance system (1) includes an area information acquisition unit (101), a position information acquisition unit (102), a candidate determination unit (103), and a notification unit (104). The area information acquisition unit (101) acquires information of a surveillance-desired area. The position information acquisition unit (102) acquires pieces of position information of a plurality of portable terminals (20), each portable terminal performing surveillance using an image capturing unit. The candidate determination unit (103) determines a candidate portable terminal (20) to be moved to the surveillance-desired area from among the plurality of portable terminals (20) based on the acquired pieces of position information of the plurality of portable terminals (20). The notification unit (104) outputs a notification to the candidate portable terminal requesting to move to the surveillance-desired area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Katsuhiko Takahashi, Yuusuke Konishi, Hiroo Ikeda, Junko Nakagawa, Kosuke Yoshimi, Yukie Ebiyama, Ryo Kawai, Takuya Ogawa
  • Publication number: 20210201219
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus (10) includes a data division unit (110) dividing risk occurrence history data of a target region into training data used for computing a risk value for each of combinations of a distribution function spatially and temporally representing a risk distribution in the target region, a spatial parameter of the distribution function, and a temporal parameter of the distribution function, and evaluation-value computation data used for evaluating a combination of the distribution function, the spatial parameter, and the temporal parameter, a selection unit (120) selecting one combination from combinations of the distribution function, the spatial parameter, and the temporal parameter, based on an evaluation value for each combination computed based on the risk value for each combination based on training data and the evaluation-value computation data, and an output unit (130) outputting a risk forecasting result of the target region, by using the selected one combination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2018
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventor: Junko NAKAGAWA
  • Publication number: 20210192224
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus (10) includes a time and space information acquisition unit (110) that acquires high-risk time and space information indicating a spatial region with an increased possibility of an accident occurring or of a crime being committed and a corresponding time slot, a possible surveillance target acquisition unit (120) that identifies a video to be analyzed from among a plurality of videos generated by capturing an image of each of a plurality of places, on the basis of the high-risk time and space information, and analyzes the identified video to acquire information of a possible surveillance target, and a target time and space identification unit (130) that identifies at least one of a spatial region where surveillance is to be conducted which is at least a portion of the spatial region or a time slot when surveillance is to be conducted, from among the spatial region and the time slot indicated by the high-risk time and space information, on the basis of the information of the
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2017
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junko NAKAGAWA, Ryoma OAMI, Kenichiro IDA, Mika SAITO, Shohzoh NAGAHAMA, Akinari FURUKAWA, Yasumasa OHTSUKA, Junichi FUKUDA, Fumi IKEDA, Manabu MORIYAMA, Fumie EINAGA, Tatsunori YAMAGAMI, Keisuke HIRAYAMA, Yoshitsugu KUMANO, Hiroki ADACHI
  • Patent number: 11030443
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus (2000) includes a determination unit (2020) and a notification unit (2040). The determination unit (2020) determines whether a field of view of a second camera is correct, on the basis of a first captured image (40), a second captured image (50), and relationship information (information indicating the relationship to be satisfied between a field of view of a first camera and the field of view of the second camera). In a case in which the field of view of the second camera is not correct, the notification unit (2040) notifies that the field of view of the second camera is not correct. The first camera is provided in a head-mounted display worn by a person. The second camera is provided in a part other than the head-mounted display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Katsuhiko Takahashi, Yuusuke Konishi, Hiroshi Yamada, Hiroo Ikeda, Junko Nakagawa, Kosuke Yoshimi, Ryo Kawai, Takuya Ogawa
  • Patent number: 10997422
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus (10) includes a time and space information acquisition unit (110) that acquires high-risk time and space information indicating a spatial region with an increased possibility of an accident occurring or of a crime being committed and a corresponding time slot, a possible surveillance target acquisition unit (120) that identifies a video to be analyzed from among a plurality of videos generated by capturing an image of each of a plurality of places, on the basis of the high-risk time and space information, and analyzes the identified video to acquire information of a possible surveillance target, and a target time and space identification unit (130) that identifies at least one of a spatial region where surveillance is to be conducted which is at least a portion of the spatial region or a time slot when surveillance is to be conducted, from among the spatial region and the time slot indicated by the high-risk time and space information, on the basis of the information of the
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junko Nakagawa, Ryoma Oami, Kenichiro Ida, Mika Saito, Shohzoh Nagahama, Akinari Furukawa, Yasumasa Ohtsuka, Junichi Fukuda, Fumi Ikeda, Manabu Moriyama, Fumie Einaga, Tatsunori Yamagami, Keisuke Hirayama, Yoshitsugu Kumano, Hiroki Adachi
  • Patent number: 10977916
    Abstract: A surveillance system (1) includes an area information acquisition unit (101), a request information provision unit (102), and a participation consent reception unit (103). The area information acquisition unit (101) acquires information of a surveillance-desired area. The request information provision unit (102) provides participation request information for surveillance that is conducted by using an image capturing unit of a portable terminal in the surveillance-desired area. The participation consent reception unit (103) receives participation consent as a response to the participation request information, from the portable terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Katsuhiko Takahashi, Yuusuke Konishi, Hiroo Ikeda, Junko Nakagawa, Kosuke Yoshimi, Yukie Ebiyama, Ryo Kawai, Takuya Ogawa
  • Patent number: 10972706
    Abstract: A surveillance system (1) includes an area information acquisition unit (101), a position information acquisition unit (102), a candidate determination unit (103), and a notification unit (104). The area information acquisition unit (101) acquires information of a surveillance-desired area. The position information acquisition unit (102) acquires pieces of position information of a plurality of portable terminals (20), each portable terminal performing surveillance using an image capturing unit. The candidate determination unit (103) determines a candidate portable terminal (20) to be moved to the surveillance-desired area from among the plurality of portable terminals (20) based on the acquired pieces of position information of the plurality of portable terminals (20). The notification unit (104) outputs a notification to the candidate portable terminal requesting to move to the surveillance-desired area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Katsuhiko Takahashi, Yuusuke Konishi, Hiroo Ikeda, Junko Nakagawa, Kosuke Yoshimi, Yukie Ebiyama, Ryo Kawai, Takuya Ogawa
  • Patent number: 10950002
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus (2000) includes a determination unit (2020) and a notification unit (2040). The determination unit (2020) determines whether a field of view of a second camera is correct, on the basis of a first captured image (40), a second captured image (50), and relationship information (information indicating the relationship to be satisfied between a field of view of a first camera and the field of view of the second camera). In a case in which the field of view of the second camera is not correct, the notification unit (2040) notifies that the field of view of the second camera is not correct. The first camera is provided in a head-mounted display worn by a person. The second camera is provided in a part other than the head-mounted display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Katsuhiko Takahashi, Yuusuke Konishi, Hiroshi Yamada, Hiroo Ikeda, Junko Nakagawa, Kosuke Yoshimi, Ryo Kawai, Takuya Ogawa
  • Patent number: 10931923
    Abstract: A surveillance system (1) includes an area information acquisition unit (101), a request information provision unit (102), and a participation consent reception unit (103). The area information acquisition unit (101) acquires information of a surveillance-desired area. The request information provision unit (102) provides participation request information for surveillance that is conducted by using an image capturing unit of a portable terminal in the surveillance-desired area. The participation consent reception unit (103) receives participation consent as a response to the participation request information, from the portable terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Katsuhiko Takahashi, Yuusuke Konishi, Hiroo Ikeda, Junko Nakagawa, Kosuke Yoshimi, Yukie Ebiyama, Ryo Kawai, Takuya Ogawa
  • Patent number: 10887561
    Abstract: A surveillance system (1) includes an area information acquisition unit (101), a position information acquisition unit (102), a candidate determination unit (103), and a notification unit (104). The area information acquisition unit (101) acquires information of a surveillance-desired area. The position information acquisition unit (102) acquires pieces of position information of a plurality of portable terminals (20), each portable terminal performing surveillance using an image capturing unit. The candidate determination unit (103) determines a candidate portable terminal (20) to be moved to the surveillance-desired area from among the plurality of portable terminals (20) based on the acquired pieces of position information of the plurality of portable terminals (20). The notification unit (104) outputs a notification to the candidate portable terminal requesting to move to the surveillance-desired area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Katsuhiko Takahashi, Yuusuke Konishi, Hiroo Ikeda, Junko Nakagawa, Kosuke Yoshimi, Yukie Ebiyama, Ryo Kawai, Takuya Ogawa
  • Patent number: 10785442
    Abstract: A video transmission apparatus (10) includes: a specified-position information acquisition unit (110) that acquires specified-position information indicating a specified position in an area to be surveilled including each imaging region corresponding to each of a plurality of imaging apparatuses; and a video transmission control unit (120) that selects at least one imaging apparatus from among the plurality of imaging apparatuses using imaging position information indicating a position or an imaging range of each of the plurality of imaging apparatuses and the specified-position information and transmits a video captured by the selected imaging apparatus to a video sharing apparatus that is to share the video.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mika Saito, Kenichiro Ida, Ryoma Oami, Junko Nakagawa, Hiroshi Yamada