Patents by Inventor Kenichiro Oi

Kenichiro Oi 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: 20210319591
    Abstract: An information processing device (10) includes an acquisition unit (40) that acquires, from a first terminal device, first image data and first terminal information associated with the first terminal device, and a generation unit (50) that generates, on the basis of first image data, second image data corresponding to second terminal information that is different from the first terminal information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2019
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Inventor: KENICHIRO OI
  • Patent number: 10908676
    Abstract: There is provided an image processing device including: a data storage unit that stores object identification data for identifying an object operable by a user and feature data indicating a feature of appearance of each object; an environment map storage unit that stores an environment map representing a position of one or more objects existing in a real space and generated based on an input image obtained by imaging the real space using an imaging device and the feature data stored in the data storage unit; and a selecting unit that selects at least one object recognized as being operable based on the object identification data, out of the objects included in the environment map stored in the environment map storage unit, as a candidate object being a possible operation target by a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki Fukuchi, Kouichi Matsuda, Yasuhiro Suto, Kenichiro Oi, Jingjing Guo
  • Patent number: 10909759
    Abstract: An apparatus comprising a memory storing instructions is provided. The apparatus includes a control unit for executing the instructions to send signals to display, for a user, a first virtual image superimposed onto a representation of real space. The control unit further executes instructions to send signals to identify a potential source of interest for the user, the potential source of interest being outside of a user focus area in the representation of real space. The control unit further executes instructions to send signals to notify the user of the potential source of interest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Akihiko Kaino, Yoshiaki Iwai, Kenichiro Oi, Shunichi Homma, Jianing Wu
  • Publication number: 20200401611
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing device including: a global map acquiring unit that acquires at least a part of a global map representing positions of objects in a real space where a plurality of users are in activity; a local map generating unit that generates a local map representing positions of nearby objects detectable by a device of one user among the plurality of users; and an updating unit that updates the global map based on position data of objects included in the local map
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenichiro OI, Quan WANG, Kouichi MATSUDA, Takayuki YOSHIGAHARA
  • Patent number: 10803098
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing device including: a global map acquiring unit that acquires at least a part of a global map representing positions of objects in a real space where a plurality of users are in activity; a local map generating unit that generates a local map representing positions of nearby objects detectable by a device of one user among the plurality of users; and an updating unit that updates the global map based on position data of objects included in the local map.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenichiro Oi, Quan Wang, Kouichi Matsuda, Takayuki Yoshigahara
  • Publication number: 20200175693
    Abstract: A threshold map generation unit 412 partitions a captured image into a crowded region and an uncrowded region on a basis of a manipulation signal from an input device 30, acquires a human determination threshold in accordance with a level of crowdedness for each region from the threshold storage unit 411, and generates a threshold map. A human detection unit 421 performs human detection using the human determination threshold corresponding to the region for each of the plurality of regions on the basis of the threshold map. A tracking unit 422 performs tracking of detected humans. A human detection reliability calculation unit 441 calculates human detection reliability for each of the detected humans using a human detection result and a tracking result. Accordingly, it is possible to obtain human detection information with high reliability and high precision.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: SHINICHI TAKADA, KENICHIRO OI, HIRONAGA SANO
  • Patent number: 10599687
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing device including: a global map acquiring unit that acquires at least a part of a global map representing positions of objects in a real space where a plurality of users are in activity; a local map generating unit that generates a local map representing positions of nearby objects detectable by a device of one user among the plurality of users; and an updating unit that updates the global map based on position data of objects included in the local map.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenichiro Oi, Quan Wang, Kouichi Matsuda, Takayuki Yoshigahara
  • Publication number: 20190346914
    Abstract: There is provided an image processing device including: a data storage unit that stores object identification data for identifying an object operable by a user and feature data indicating a feature of appearance of each object; an environment map storage unit that stores an environment map representing a position of one or more objects existing in a real space and generated based on an input image obtained by imaging the real space using an imaging device and the feature data stored in the data storage unit; and a selecting unit that selects at least one object recognized as being operable based on the object identification data, out of the objects included in the environment map stored in the environment map storage unit, as a candidate object being a possible operation target by a user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2019
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki FUKUCHI, Kouichi MATSUDA, Yasuhiro SUTO, Kenichiro OI, Jingjing GUO
  • Patent number: 10386917
    Abstract: There is provided an image processing device including: a data storage unit that stores object identification data for identifying an object operable by a user and feature data indicating a feature of appearance of each object; an environment map storage unit that stores an environment map representing a position of one or more objects existing in a real space and generated based on an input image obtained by imaging the real space using an imaging device and the feature data stored in the data storage unit; and a selecting unit that selects at least one object recognized as being operable based on the object identification data, out of the objects included in the environment map stored in the environment map storage unit, as a candidate object being a possible operation target by a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki Fukuchi, Kouichi Matsuda, Yasuhiro Suto, Kenichiro Oi, Jingjing Guo
  • Publication number: 20190005068
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing device including: a global map acquiring unit that acquires at least a part of a global map representing positions of objects in a real space where a plurality of users are in activity; a local map generating unit that generates a local map representing positions of nearby objects detectable by a device of one user among the plurality of users; and an updating unit that updates the global map based on position data of objects included in the local map
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenichiro OI, Quan Wang, Kouichi MATSUDA, Takayuki YOSHIGAHARA
  • Patent number: 10157327
    Abstract: An image processing device includes a plurality of object feature amount calculation units to calculate an object feature amount related to an object on an image, from a current frame of a moving image based on different standards, a feature amount selection unit to select an object feature amount to be used from the plurality of object feature amounts, which is calculated based on the different standards, using object attribute information related to an object on a previous frame of the moving image, an object information calculation unit to calculate object information related to an object on the current frame using the selected feature amount and object information related to the object on the previous frame, and an object attribute information calculation unit to calculate object attribute information related to the object on the current frame based on the calculated object information related to the object on the current frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Naoki Kuzuya, Kenichiro Oi, Hironaga Sano, Nana Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 10083188
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing device including: a global map acquiring unit that acquires at least a part of a global map representing positions of objects in a real space where a plurality of users are in activity; a local map generating unit that generates a local map representing positions of nearby objects detectable by a device of one user among the plurality of users; and an updating unit that updates the global map based on position data of objects included in the local map.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenichiro Oi, Quan Wang, Kouichi Matsuda, Takayuki Yoshigahara
  • Publication number: 20180018013
    Abstract: There is provided an image processing device including: a data storage unit that stores object identification data for identifying an object operable by a user and feature data indicating a feature of appearance of each object; an environment map storage unit that stores an environment map representing a position of one or more objects existing in a real space and generated based on an input image obtained by imaging the real space using an imaging device and the feature data stored in the data storage unit; and a selecting unit that selects at least one object recognized as being operable based on the object identification data, out of the objects included in the environment map stored in the environment map storage unit, as a candidate object being a possible operation target by a user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Publication date: January 18, 2018
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki FUKUCHI, Kouichi MATSUDA, Yasuhiro SUTO, Kenichiro OI, Jingjing GUO
  • Publication number: 20170322949
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing device including: a global map acquiring unit that acquires at least a part of a global map representing positions of objects in a real space where a plurality of users are in activity; a local map generating unit that generates a local map representing positions of nearby objects detectable by a device of one user among the plurality of users; and an updating unit that updates the global map based on position data of objects included in the local map.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Publication date: November 9, 2017
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenichiro OI, Quan Wang, Kouichi MATSUDA, Takayuki YOSHIGAHARA
  • Patent number: 9778735
    Abstract: There is provided an image processing device including: a data storage unit that stores object identification data for identifying an object operable by a user and feature data indicating a feature of appearance of each object; an environment map storage unit that stores an environment map representing a position of one or more objects existing in a real space and generated based on an input image obtained by imaging the real space using an imaging device and the feature data stored in the data storage unit; and a selecting unit that selects at least one object recognized as being operable based on the object identification data, out of the objects included in the environment map stored in the environment map storage unit, as a candidate object being a possible operation target by a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Masaki Fukuchi, Kouichi Matsuda, Yasuhiro Suto, Kenichiro Oi, Jingjing Guo
  • Patent number: 9727580
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing device including: a global map acquiring unit that acquires at least a part of a global map representing positions of objects in a real space where a plurality of users are in activity; a local map generating unit that generates a local map representing positions of nearby objects detectable by a device of one user among the plurality of users; and an updating unit that updates the global map based on position data of objects included in the local map.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Kenichiro Oi, Quan Wang, Kouichi Matsuda, Takayuki Yoshigahara
  • Publication number: 20170220894
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an image processing device, an image processing method, and a program to make it possible to continuously track an object on a moving image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2015
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Naoki Kuzuya, Kenichiro Oi, Hironaga Sano, Nana Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20160371301
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing device including: a global map acquiring unit that acquires at least a part of a global map representing positions of objects in a real space where a plurality of users are in activity; a local map generating unit that generates a local map representing positions of nearby objects detectable by a device of one user among the plurality of users; and an updating unit that updates the global map based on position data of objects included in the local map
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenichiro OI, Quan Wang, Kouichi MATSUDA, Takayuki YOSHIGAHARA
  • Publication number: 20160170479
    Abstract: There is provided an image processing device including: a data storage unit that stores object identification data for identifying an object operable by a user and feature data indicating a feature of appearance of each object; an environment map storage unit that stores an environment map representing a position of one or more objects existing in a real space and generated based on an input image obtained by imaging the real space using an imaging device and the feature data stored in the data storage unit; and a selecting unit that selects at least one object recognized as being operable based on the object identification data, out of the objects included in the environment map stored in the environment map storage unit, as a candidate object being a possible operation target by a user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2016
    Publication date: June 16, 2016
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki FUKUCHI, Kouichi MATSUDA, Yasuhiro SUTO, Kenichiro OI, Jingjing GUO
  • Publication number: 20160163039
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing device including: a global map acquiring unit that acquires at least a part of a global map representing positions of objects in a real space where a plurality of users are in activity; a local map generating unit that generates a local map representing positions of nearby objects detectable by a device of one user among the plurality of users; and an updating unit that updates the global map based on position data of objects included in the local map
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2016
    Publication date: June 9, 2016
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenichiro OI, Quan Wang, Kouichi MATSUDA, Takayuki YOSHIGAHARA