Patents by Inventor Kazuhiro MIYABE

Kazuhiro MIYABE 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: 20220075573
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes circuitry and a memory, the circuitry performing perceptual image conversion of converting two image data generated from one color image data respectively into perceptual images based on human visual characteristics, collation of determining whether the two perceptual images converted by the perceptual image conversion are same, and comparison result outputting of outputting the comparison result by the collation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2021
    Publication date: March 10, 2022
    Applicants: Ricoh Company, Ltd., National University Corporation Chiba University
    Inventors: Takahiko Horiuchi, Ren Nakamura, Midori Tanaka, Shoko Imaizumi, Tsuyoshi Sakamoto, Tatsuroh Yoshioka, Kazuhiro Miyabe
  • Publication number: 20210286564
    Abstract: A non-transitory recording medium, an information processing apparatus, and a print control method. The non-transitory recording medium storing instructions which, when executed by one or more processors of an information processing apparatus, cause the processors to determine whether a setting screen for receiving setting information related to a print process can be displayed on a display after the print process is started, display on the display the setting screen when the setting screen can be displayed and control the print process using the setting information received on the setting screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: KAZUHIRO MIYABE
  • Patent number: 11086156
    Abstract: An image display device includes: an image display unit which includes a display panel switchable between an image display mode in which an image is displayed and a transmissive mode in which the display panel is in a transmissive state where an object behind the image display unit is visible in a front view of the display panel; a controller which controls an operation of the display panel; and a lower shelf board which is a holding member. The lower shelf board is disposed projecting rearward from a rear surface of the image display unit and holds the controller in a housed state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO, LTD.
    Inventors: Tadahiro Kugimaru, Ryouji Onishi, Jun Araya, Tatsuya Ina, Kazuhiro Miyabe
  • Publication number: 20200409206
    Abstract: An image display device includes: an image display unit which includes a display panel switchable between an image display mode in which an image is displayed and a transmissive mode in which the display panel is in a transmissive state where an object behind the image display unit is visible in a front view of the display panel; a controller which controls an operation of the display panel; and a lower shelf board which is a holding member. The lower shelf board is disposed projecting rearward from a rear surface of the image display unit and holds the controller in a housed state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Tadahiro KUGIMARU, Ryouji ONISHI, Jun ARAYA, Tatsuya INA, Kazuhiro MIYABE
  • Patent number: 10846026
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus, system, and a non-transitory recording medium storing instructions for executing an information processing method. The information processing system includes the information processing apparatus with one or more printer drivers installed and an image forming apparatus connected to the information processing apparatus to perform bidirectional communication with the image forming apparatus in response to a request from at least one of the printer drivers, by setting control information in a storage area corresponding to the printer driver and requesting a communication control program to perform the bidirectional communication with the image forming apparatus based on a control information set for the printer driver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Miyabe
  • Patent number: 10452326
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a memory and circuitry. The circuitry is configured to send a request for status information to an image processing apparatus. The status information indicates a status of the image processing apparatus. The circuitry is configured to acquire the status information from the image processing apparatus in response to the request. The circuitry is configured to store, in the memory, the status information acquired, in association with identification information. The circuitry is configured to retrieve the identification information from the memory when a standby time elapses. The circuitry is configured to determine whether the identification information retrieved satisfies a certain condition. The circuitry is configured to display, on a display, a screen indicating the status of the image processing apparatus based on the status information acquired, based on a determination that the identification information retrieved satisfies the certain condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Miyabe
  • Publication number: 20190278530
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus, system, and a non-transitory recording medium storing instructions for executing an information processing method. The information processing system includes the information processing apparatus with one or more printer drivers installed and an image forming apparatus connected to the information processing apparatus to perform bidirectional communication with the image forming apparatus in response to a request from at least one of the printer drivers, by setting control information in a storage area corresponding to the printer driver and requesting a communication control program to perform the bidirectional communication with the image forming apparatus based on a control information set for the printer driver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventor: Kazuhiro MIYABE
  • Publication number: 20190012121
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a memory and circuitry. The circuitry is configured to send a request for status information to an image processing apparatus. The status information indicates a status of the image processing apparatus. The circuitry is configured to acquire the status information from the image processing apparatus in response to the request. The circuitry is configured to store, in the memory, the status information acquired, in association with identification information. The circuitry is configured to retrieve the identification information from the memory when a standby time elapses. The circuitry is configured to determine whether the identification information retrieved satisfies a certain condition. The circuitry is configured to display, on a display, a screen indicating the status of the image processing apparatus based on the status information acquired, based on a determination that the identification information retrieved satisfies the certain condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Publication date: January 10, 2019
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd,
    Inventor: Kazuhiro MIYABE
  • Patent number: 8861008
    Abstract: A print processing system includes a bidirectional communication part that carries out bidirectional communication with an information processing apparatus and an image processing apparatus; a command generation part that generates, based on a request received by the bidirectional communication part from the information processing apparatus, a request command to be transmitted to the image processing apparatus, depending on a print protocol of the image processing apparatus; and a response conversion part that converts a response that corresponds to the request command and has been received by the bidirectional communication part from the image processing apparatus, into a response that is to be transmitted to the information processing apparatus, and has a form that does not depend on print protocols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Miyabe
  • Patent number: 8730490
    Abstract: A printer driver that cooperates with a plug-in that can be added thereto and removed therefrom includes: a determining unit that determines whether or not the plug-in is used at predetermined timing at which a printing process is hooked; a reading unit that reads the plug-in that is determined by the determining unit; and a calling unit that calls the plug-in read by the reading unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 20, 2014
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Limited
    Inventor: Kazuhiro Miyabe
  • Publication number: 20140009774
    Abstract: A print processing system includes a bidirectional communication part that carries out bidirectional communication with an information processing apparatus and an image processing apparatus; a command generation part that generates, based on a request received by the bidirectional communication part from the information processing apparatus, a request command to be transmitted to the image processing apparatus, depending on a print protocol of the image processing apparatus; and a response conversion part that converts a response that corresponds to the request command and has been received by the bidirectional communication part from the image processing apparatus, into a response that is to be transmitted to the information processing apparatus, and has a form that does not depend on print protocols.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2013
    Publication date: January 9, 2014
    Applicant: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventor: Kazuhiro MIYABE
  • Publication number: 20120236346
    Abstract: A printer driver that cooperates with a plug-in that can be added thereto and removed therefrom includes: a determining unit that determines whether or not the plug-in is used at predetermined timing at which a printing process is hooked; a reading unit that reads the plug-in that is determined by the determining unit; and a calling unit that calls the plug-in read by the reading unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2012
    Publication date: September 20, 2012
    Inventor: Kazuhiro MIYABE