Patents by Inventor Katsuki Yanagawa

Katsuki Yanagawa 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: 20220172677
    Abstract: An electronic device capable of efficiently recognizing a handwritten character is provided. The electronic device includes a first circuit, a display portion, and a touch sensor. The first circuit includes a neural network. The display portion includes a flexible display. The touch sensor has the function of outputting an input handwritten character as image information to the first circuit. The first circuit has the function of analyzing the image information and converting the image information into character information, and a function of displaying an image including the character information on the display portion. The analysis is performed by inference through the use of the neural network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2021
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Inventors: Shintaro HARADA, Yoshiyuki KUROKAWA, Takeshi AOKI, Yuki OKAMOTO, Hiroki INOUE, Koji KUSUNOKI, Yosuke TSUKAMOTO, Katsuki YANAGAWA, Kei TAKAHASHI, Shunpei YAMAZAKI
  • Patent number: 11321039
    Abstract: A novel bendable and highly portable information processor is provided. In addition, a novel information processor capable of displaying information or the like on a seamless large screen is provided. A novel information processor in which one display region can be divided into two regions at a bend position is provided. A novel information processor in which different images or images for different purposes can be displayed in the respective regions is provided. The present inventors have conceived a program including a step of dividing the display region and displaying image data in the respective regions when a display unit of the information processor is bent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuji Iwaki, Katsuki Yanagawa
  • Publication number: 20220129226
    Abstract: A novel bendable and highly portable information processor is provided. In addition, a novel information processor capable of displaying information or the like on a seamless large screen is provided. A novel information processor in which one display region can be divided into two regions at a bend position is provided. A novel information processor in which different images or images for different purposes can be displayed in the respective regions is provided. The present inventors have conceived a program including a step of dividing the display region and displaying image data in the respective regions when a display unit of the information processor is bent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2022
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Inventors: Yuji IWAKI, Katsuki YANAGAWA
  • Publication number: 20220068181
    Abstract: A functional panel is provided. The functional panel includes a first driver circuit, a second driver circuit, and a region. The first driver circuit supplies a first selection signal, the second driver circuit supplies a second selection signal and a third selection signal, and the region includes a pixel. The pixel includes a first pixel circuit, a light-emitting element, a second pixel circuit, and a photoelectric conversion element. The first pixel circuit is supplied with the first selection signal, the first pixel circuit obtains an image signal on the basis of the first selection signal, the light-emitting element is electrically connected to the first pixel circuit, and the light-emitting element emits light on the basis of the image signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2020
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Inventors: Kazunori WATANABE, Susumu KAWASHIMA, Masataka SHIOKAWA, Daisuke KUBOTA, Jiro IMADA, Katsuki YANAGAWA, Koji KUSUNOKI
  • Patent number: 11227543
    Abstract: An electronic device capable of efficiently recognizing a handwritten character is provided. The electronic device includes a first circuit, a display portion, and a touch sensor. The first circuit includes a neural network. The display portion includes a flexible display. The touch sensor has the function of outputting an input handwritten character as image information to the first circuit. The first circuit has the function of analyzing the image information and converting the image information into character information, and a function of displaying an image including the character information on the display portion. The analysis is performed by inference through the use of the neural network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shintaro Harada, Yoshiyuki Kurokawa, Takeshi Aoki, Yuki Okamoto, Hiroki Inoue, Koji Kusunoki, Yosuke Tsukamoto, Katsuki Yanagawa, Kei Takahashi, Shunpei Yamazaki
  • Publication number: 20200218485
    Abstract: A novel bendable and highly portable information processor is provided. In addition, a novel information processor capable of displaying information or the like on a seamless large screen is provided. A novel information processor in which one display region can be divided into two regions at a bend position is provided. A novel information processor in which different images or images for different purposes can be displayed in the respective regions is provided. The present inventors have conceived a program including a step of dividing the display region and displaying image data in the respective regions when a display unit of the information processor is bent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji IWAKI, Katsuki YANAGAWA
  • Patent number: 10628103
    Abstract: A novel bendable and highly portable information processor is provided. In addition, a novel information processor capable of displaying information or the like on a seamless large screen is provided. A novel information processor in which one display region can be divided into two regions at a bend position is provided. A novel information processor in which different images or images for different purposes can be displayed in the respective regions is provided. The present inventors have conceived a program including a step of dividing the display region and displaying image data in the respective regions when a display unit of the information processor is bent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuji Iwaki, Katsuki Yanagawa
  • Publication number: 20200004357
    Abstract: An electronic device capable of efficiently recognizing a handwritten character is provided. The electronic device includes a first circuit, a display portion, and a touch sensor. The first circuit includes a neural network. The display portion includes a flexible display. The touch sensor has the function of outputting an input handwritten character as image information to the first circuit. The first circuit has the function of analyzing the image information and converting the image information into character information, and a function of displaying an image including the character information on the display portion. The analysis is performed by inference through the use of the neural network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Shintaro HARADA, Yoshiyuki KUROKAWA, Takeshi AOKI, Yuki OKAMOTO, Hiroki INOUE, Koji KUSUNOKI, Yosuke TSUKAMOTO, Katsuki YANAGAWA, Kei TAKAHASHI, Shunpei YAMAZAKI
  • Patent number: 10497082
    Abstract: A novel information processing device that is highly convenient or reliable is provided. Alternatively, a novel information processing device is provided. The novel information processing device includes an input portion supplying a map and a memory portion storing a program. The program includes interrupt processing in which a data set is generated from the map, a step of extracting a pattern from the data set generated through the interrupt processing, and a step of supplying instructions associated with a reference table when the extracted pattern is included in the reference table.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuji Iwaki, Katsuki Yanagawa
  • Patent number: 10222911
    Abstract: To provide a semiconductor device to which information can be input in low-illuminance conditions or at a location distant from the semiconductor device. An ultrasonic wave sensor is provided in the semiconductor device with a display region having photosensors. An object to be detected is detected by switching the photosensors and the ultrasonic wave sensor in accordance with illuminance around the semiconductor device or a distance between the semiconductor device and the object. The photosensors and the ultrasonic wave sensor can be used concurrently.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuji Iwaki, Katsuki Yanagawa
  • Patent number: 9891743
    Abstract: An input device making little false sensing is provided. An input device capable of outputting a signal in which input data in a plurality of regions are combined is provided. The input device includes a first region and a second region which are provided so as to face each other. The input device includes a means for obtaining first positional data input to the first region, a means for obtaining second positional data input to the second region, a means for converting the second positional data into third positional data, a means for obtaining fourth positional data, and a means for outputting a signal in accordance with the fourth positional data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Katsuki Yanagawa
  • Patent number: 9751267
    Abstract: An optical element comprises an organic resin and bubbles distributed to have a number density increasing from a first plane of the optical element toward a second plane of the optical element, where a diameter of the bubbles is less than or equal to a wavelength of light which enters the optical element. At least one of the first plane and the second plane may have an uneven structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Koichiro Tanaka, Katsuki Yanagawa
  • Publication number: 20150317265
    Abstract: A novel information processing device that is highly convenient or reliable is provided. Alternatively, a novel information processing device is provided. The novel information processing device includes an input portion supplying a map and a memory portion storing a program. The program includes interrupt processing in which a data set is generated from the map, a step of extracting a pattern from the data set generated through the interrupt processing, and a step of supplying instructions associated with a reference table when the extracted pattern is included in the reference table.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2015
    Publication date: November 5, 2015
    Applicant: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuji Iwaki, Katsuki YANAGAWA
  • Publication number: 20150317007
    Abstract: An input device making little false sensing is provided. An input device capable of outputting a signal in which input data in a plurality of regions are combined is provided. The input device includes a first region and a second region which are provided so as to face each other. The input device includes a means for obtaining first positional data input to the first region, a means for obtaining second positional data input to the second region, a means for converting the second positional data into third positional data, a means for obtaining fourth positional data, and a means for outputting a signal in accordance with the fourth positional data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2015
    Publication date: November 5, 2015
    Inventor: Katsuki YANAGAWA
  • Publication number: 20140361980
    Abstract: A novel bendable and highly portable information processor is provided. In addition, a novel information processor capable of displaying information or the like on a seamless large screen is provided. A novel information processor in which one display region can be divided into two regions at a bend position is provided. A novel information processor in which different images or images for different purposes can be displayed in the respective regions is provided. The present inventors have conceived a program including a step of dividing the display region and displaying image data in the respective regions when a display unit of the information processor is bent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2014
    Publication date: December 11, 2014
    Applicant: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuji IWAKI, Katsuki YANAGAWA
  • Publication number: 20140306935
    Abstract: To provide a semiconductor device to which information can be input in low-illuminance conditions or at a location distant from the semiconductor device. An ultrasonic wave sensor is provided in the semiconductor device with a display region having photosensors. An object to be detected is detected by switching the photosensors and the ultrasonic wave sensor in accordance with illuminance around the semiconductor device or a distance between the semiconductor device and the object. The photosensors and the ultrasonic wave sensor can be used concurrently.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2014
    Publication date: October 16, 2014
    Applicant: SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuji Iwaki, Katsuki Yanagawa
  • Publication number: 20120206923
    Abstract: An optical element comprises an organic resin and bubbles distributed to have a number density increasing from a first plane of the optical element toward a second plane of the optical element, where a diameter of the bubbles is less than or equal to a wavelength of light which enters the optical element. At least one of the first plane and the second plane may have an uneven structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2012
    Publication date: August 16, 2012
    Inventors: Koichiro Tanaka, Katsuki Yanagawa