Keisuke Tsukada 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).
Abstract: In a control terminal device for controlling a plurality of devices, when account information is registered in a first device which is one of the plurality of devices, after completion of registration of account information in the first device, a second device in which the account information is not registered is searched, and the account information is registered in the searched second device.
Abstract: A control terminal and a method of controlling thereof, include receiving and group setting tasks or steps. The receiving task/step receives a selection of a first device, from among a plurality of devices, and a group setting operation for the first device. The group setting task/step, when the first device was previously selected, receives a first client selection of at least a second device, from among the plurality of devices, as a client, and generates a group setting that includes the first device and the at least the second device.
Abstract: A distribution destination specifying device includes: a related information obtaining portion that obtains related information that indicates a relationship of a plurality of host devices that distribute content to be input, to a client device; a selection receiving portion that receives a selection of one host device among the plurality of host devices; a related host device identifying portion that identifies a related host device related to a selected host device to be selected by the selection receiving portion, based on the related information; and a distribution destination specifying screen display portion that displays a distribution destination specifying screen for specifying a client device as a distribution destination of content of each of the selected host device and the related host device.
Abstract: An audio system construction method includes acquiring device information of a speaker by communication between an information control device and the speaker, setting a name of the speaker, and assigning, at the information control device, the speaker to a channel that plays a specific role related to the name of the speaker in an audio system that handles a plurality of channels.
Abstract: A list screen of a plurality of reproduction devices is displayed on a display unit based on relationship information between the plurality of reproduction devices which is connected via network. Selection of a reproduction device which is made to perform a content reproduction operation among the plurality of reproduction devices is received. A command is transmitted to the selected reproduction device.
Abstract: Provided is a device control system configured to: acquire user setting relating to a device; generate a phrase for controlling the device based on the acquired user setting; and output data for displaying the generated phrase.
Abstract: A controller includes at least one processor that implements the instructions to execute a plurality of tasks. The plurality of tasks includes a management table obtaining task that obtains, from the management table including first information indicating a region and second information indicating a country or a region, a destination information obtaining task that obtains third information indicating a region of a shipping destination to which the terminal device is to be shipped, a first specifying task that specifies a first function, a determining task that determines whether a second function, with reference to the second information, needs to be specified, an estimation information obtaining task that in a case where the second function is determined to be necessary, obtains estimation information corresponding to the second information from an external device, and a second specifying task that specifies the second function.
Abstract: A control method of operation apparatus includes receiving selection of at least one of a plurality of presets, set in advance, regarding a plurality of content reproduction apparatuses, transmitting a synchronous state cancel signal for canceling at least some of the current synchronous states of the plurality of content reproduction apparatuses, and transmitting a preset restoring signal for restoring a preset selected.
Abstract: A parameter control device includes a parameter updating unit, and an operational screen displaying unit. In a case where any one of the individually operated portions is operated, the parameter updating unit changes the parameter of the controlled device, which is associated with the relevant individually operated portion, by following an operation amount of the individually operated portion. In a case where a cooperative operated portion is operated, the respective parameters of the plurality of controlled devices are changed by following an operation amount of the cooperative operated portion. The operational screen displaying unit displays the respective parameters of the plurality of controlled devices, displays the plurality of operated portions in positions corresponding to displays of the parameters of the respectively associated controlled devices, and displays the cooperative operated portion in a position corresponding to a display of a parameter of the master device.
Abstract: A control apparatus can include a network interface that achieves a connection to a network, a user interface that accepts a selection operation from among images displayed on a display portion, and at least one processor that implements stored instructions to execute a plurality of tasks, which can include a control task, a designation task, and a display control task. The control task is configured to, through the network, control a plurality of external devices that transmit or receive content data. The designation task is configured to designate an image to display on the display portion. The display control task is configured to display, for each of the plurality of external devices, an image relating to the respective external device on the display portion. The display control task changes an image selected through the user interface to the image designated by the designation task.
Abstract: A parameter control device includes a processing unit, a display that displays an operated portion, and a memory. The processing unit detects an operation on the operated portion, updates a display position of the operated portion according to the operation on the operated portion, and updates a value of a parameter according to the operation on the operated portion. The processing unit updates the parameter according to an operation amount in a case where the operation amount with respect to the operated portion is equal to or lower than a prescribed threshold. The parameter is updated according to a value of the threshold in a case where the operation amount exceeds the threshold.
Abstract: A device control method includes: identifying a device contained in device information on a device that was in a controllable mode before, the device being controlled via a network and being allowed to be in the controllable mode and a restriction mode, the controllable mode being a mode in which the device can be controlled by a first type of communication via the network, and the restriction mode being a mode in which a type of communication that can be performed by the device is restricted to a second type of communication to thereby prohibit control of the device by the first type of communication; and switching, by sending by the second type of communication predetermined data that is based on the device information to the identified device, the identified device from the restriction mode to the controllable mode.
Abstract: A control terminal device includes a display, at least one processor, and a memory configured to store instructions, when executed by the at least one processor, cause the control terminal device to transmit command messages to the plurality of communication devices disposed in respective areas and connected via a network, and to display on the display an operation screen, a device selection screen for selecting any one of the plurality of communication devices, and area images indicating the areas in which the respective communication devices are disposed so as to serve as a selection operation section for selecting the respective communication devices.
Abstract: In a case where a sound of one channel of an audio signal which is reproduced and emitted by a second audio device is emitted from a first audio device, an audio device receives a signal of other channel of the audio signal from the second audio device and causes a sound emission unit to emit a sound of the other channel.
Abstract: A communication terminal communicably connected to a sharing assistant server assisting use of one or more resources to be shared among a plurality of users is provided. The communication terminal includes circuitry to control a display to display, on a screen, an image relating to an event being executed by one or more users sharing one or more of the resources. The circuitry receives identification of an area identified on the screen. The identified area includes the image and is generated based on at least two points on the screen. The circuitry transmits, to the sharing assistant server, data of the image included within the identified area, as image data indicating content of an action item generated in the event being executed, in association with event identification information identifying the event being executed.
Abstract: A shared terminal includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires sound collected by a sound collecting device as audio data, displays a first indicator on a display, acquires text data generated based on the audio data, and displays the text data on the display together with the first indicator. The first indicator includes information of volume of the sound generated based on the audio data and information of speed of the sound calculated based on the audio data.
Abstract: An information processing apparatus connected via a communication network, the information processing apparatus including a setter configured to set a communication path by adding a communication port between the information processing apparatus and another information processing apparatus to transmit first content data of a first content; and a transmitter configured to transmit, to the other information processing apparatus, second content data of a second content created with respect to the first content according to a communication system using an electronic blackboard that is a second information processing system, from the communication port added to set the communication path between the information processing apparatus and the other information processing apparatus to transmit the first content data of the first content according to an electronic conference system that is a first information processing system.
Abstract: An audio system includes a first audio device and a second audio device. The first audio device receives an operation of increasing or reducing a parameter value, controls a first parameter using control amount according to operation amount, calculates a ratio of change in the control amount relative to a whole parameter adjustment range, and transmits the ratio of change to the second audio device. The second audio device receives the ratio of change, converts the ratio of change into a control amount of whole parameter adjustment range, controls a second parameter using a value of an integer part of the control amount, integrates the value of the fractional part of the control amount in a storage unit, and controls the second parameter using the value of the integer part when integer part is generated in the integrated value of the storage unit.
Abstract: A control device includes a communication device configured to receive, from a control target device connected to the control device through a network, configuration information on a configuration of software and/or hardware of the control target device, a controller configured to acquire a display article from a server device connected to the control device through the network, and determine whether to store the display article in a storage as display data, based on the configuration information, and the storage configured to store the display data based on the determination by the controller.
Abstract: A flow rate measurement device is configured to measure a flow rate of a gas flowing inside of a pipeline, and includes an ultrasonic transducer installed so as to be in contact with the pipeline, and a flow rate calculation part configured to calculate the flow rate of the gas according to a result of reception of ultrasonic wave from the ultrasonic transducer, wherein the ultrasonic transducer includes an ultrasonic oscillation part configured to emit the ultrasonic wave toward the inside of the pipeline and an ultrasonic reception part configured to receive the ultrasonic wave, and at least the ultrasonic oscillation part has a focusing part configured to focus the ultrasonic wave on a center of the pipeline.
July 23, 2015
Date of Patent:
December 11, 2018
TOKYO ELECTRIC POWER COMPANY HOLDINGS, INCORPORATED, TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY