Patents by Inventor Kiyotaka Kato

Kiyotaka Kato 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: 20210152812
    Abstract: An image generating unit generates an image and causes a display device to display the image. An eye position information acquiring unit acquires position information of the left eye and the right eye of an observer. A stereoscopic viewing area controlling unit specifies the position of stereoscopic viewing areas on the basis of the rotation angle of a projection mechanism adjusting unit for rotating a projection plane about a vertical axis and adjusts the position of the stereoscopic viewing areas by instructing the projection mechanism adjusting unit to rotate the projection plane about the vertical axis depending on the position information of the left eye and the right eye of the observer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2017
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shuhei OTA, Kiyotaka KATO
  • Patent number: 10691394
    Abstract: A video delivery apparatus includes: a division unit to divide video information corresponding to one screen, which is to be delivered to each of multiple display modules constituting a display, into pieces of video information each corresponding to the number of output lines, which is N times (N is an integer of one or greater) a line indicating pixels per one line of the corresponding display module, and output the pieces of video information corresponding to the number of output lines for each of the multiple display modules; and a delivery processor to deliver the video information corresponding to one screen of the display by repetitively delivering, to the multiple display modules, delivery data obtained by multiplexing the pieces of video information corresponding to the number of output lines of the respective multiple display modules, output from the division unit, and control information indicating the target display modules to which the pieces of video information corresponding to the number of out
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroaki Hirai, Yasunori Hoshihara, Kiyotaka Kato
  • Publication number: 20190373249
    Abstract: A display control unit (4) causes a display unit (5a) to display a stereoscopic image in which an image, in which a right-eye pixel (201Rpix) and a left-eye pixel (201Lpix) are periodically arrayed in the horizontal direction, is arrayed in every two rows in the vertical direction. An image separating unit (5b) separates the stereoscopic image into right-eye pixels (201aR) and left-eye pixels (201aL) at a separation angle ?0 and also into right-eye pixels (201bR) and left-eye pixels (201bL) at a separation angle ?1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2017
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Kiyotaka KATO, Shuhei OTA
  • Publication number: 20180329668
    Abstract: A video delivery apparatus includes: a division unit to divide video information corresponding to one screen, which is to be delivered to each of multiple display modules constituting a display, into pieces of video information each corresponding to the number of output lines, which is N times (N is an integer of one or greater) a line indicating pixels per one line of the corresponding display module, and output the pieces of video information corresponding to the number of output lines for each of the multiple display modules; and a delivery processor to deliver the video information corresponding to one screen of the display by repetitively delivering, to the multiple display modules, delivery data obtained by multiplexing the pieces of video information corresponding to the number of output lines of the respective multiple display modules, output from the division unit, and control information indicating the target display modules to which the pieces of video information corresponding to the number of out
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2016
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroaki HIRAI, Yasunori HOSHIHARA, Kiyotaka KATO
  • Publication number: 20180213204
    Abstract: A video delivery device includes a transmitting/receiving unit for transmitting/receiving a 2D or 3D video signal to/from one or more display devices connected via a ring network. The transmitting/receiving unit includes an UL transmitting unit and an UL receiving unit for transmitting and receiving a video signal via an uplink of the ring network, and a DL transmitting unit and a DL receiving unit for transmitting and receiving a video signal via a downlink. For transmitting/receiving a 2D video signal, the DL transmitting unit and the DL receiving unit transmit and receive the 2D video signal. For transmitting/receiving a 3D video signal, the DL transmitting unit and the DL receiving unit transmit and receive a left-eye video signal, and the UL transmitting unit and the UL receiving unit transmit and receive a right-eye video signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2015
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasunori HOSHIHARA, Kiyotaka KATO
  • Publication number: 20170127112
    Abstract: A vehicle image transmission system has AV devices which are capable of connecting mobile data terminals and are connected in a multistage fashion through wire. Each of the AV devices includes a display unit; a communication processing unit to receive a communication signal transmitted across the AV devices, and to superimpose and transmit uncompressed video data of the mobile data terminal connected to the self AV device through wire; and an AV integrated processing unit to cause the display unit to display at least one of the uncompressed video data of the mobile data terminal connected to the self AV device through wire and the uncompressed video data which is of the mobile data terminal connected to another one of the AV devices through wire, and has been superimposed on the communication signal the communication processing unit receives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2014
    Publication date: May 4, 2017
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasunori HOSHIHARA, Kiyotaka KATO
  • Publication number: 20170066375
    Abstract: Disclosed is a vehicle-mounted display device 1 including a plurality of displays 9-1 to 9-m mounted in a vehicle, a plurality of operation receivers respectively corresponding to the plurality of displays 9-1 to 9-m, an image acquirer 3 to acquire a plurality of camera images from a plurality of externally-mounted cameras that shoot surroundings of the vehicle, an image processing controller 2a to, when one operation receivers accepts a passenger's operation of selecting a camera image to be displayed on the corresponding display from among the plurality of camera images, issue a command to generate image data to be displayed on the display, and an image integration processor 4 to, for each of the displays 9-1 to 9-m, select a camera image to be displayed on the display from among the plurality of camera images according to the command, to generate the image data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2014
    Publication date: March 9, 2017
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kiyotaka KATO, Yasunori HOSHIHARA
  • Patent number: 8896699
    Abstract: Disclosed is an image synthesis device including an area determining unit 3 for selecting a vehicle-mounted camera 1 used for generation of a bird's-eye view image viewed from an arbitrary point of view from vehicle-mounted cameras 1a to 1d mounted at different positions, and for determining an area corresponding to the bird's-eye view image in an image captured by the vehicle-mounted camera 1, and an input video signal control unit 4 for receiving image data about the area determined by the area determining unit 3, the image data being included in image data showing the image captured by the vehicle-mounted camera 1, to store the image data in an input frame buffer 5, in which an image processing device 6 generates a bird's-eye view image from the image data stored in the input frame buffer 5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2014
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Takafumi Kasuga, Yoshiyuki Kato, Kiyotaka Kato, Akira Torii, Masaki Hamada, Eisuke Yonezawa
  • Publication number: 20130321449
    Abstract: A window combining device includes a window control unit for adding one window number to pixels on a window-by-window basis, a two-dimensional drawing engine for combining a drawn window including the pixels to which the window number is added by the window control unit into a display window, and a display control unit for displaying the display window into which the drawn window is combined by the two-dimensional drawing engine. When an update occurs in one of a plurality of drawn windows which construct the display window, the two-dimensional drawing engine computes an original background color from a pixel to which a blend flag showing that the pixel is a target for an antialiasing process is added, the pixel being included in pixels of the window for which the update occurs, and carries out the antialiasing process and recombines pixels into the display window.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2011
    Publication date: December 5, 2013
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Takafumi Kasuga, Takaaki Kase, Yoshiyuki Kato, Kiyotaka Kato, Akira Torii, Masaki Hamada, Eisuke Yonezawa
  • Publication number: 20130107055
    Abstract: Disclosed is an image synthesis device including an area determining unit 3 for selecting a vehicle-mounted camera 1 used for generation of a bird's-eye view image viewed from an arbitrary point of view from vehicle-mounted cameras 1a to 1d mounted at different positions, and for determining an area corresponding to the bird's-eye view image in an image captured by the vehicle-mounted camera 1, and an input video signal control unit 4 for receiving image data about the area determined by the area determining unit 3, the image data being included in image data showing the image captured by the vehicle-mounted camera 1, to store the image data in an input frame buffer 5, in which an image processing device 6 generates a bird's-eye view image from the image data stored in the input frame buffer 5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2010
    Publication date: May 2, 2013
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Takafumi Kasuga, Yoshiyuki Kato, Kiyotaka Kato, Akira Torii, Masaki Hamada, Eisuke Yonezawa
  • Publication number: 20070230802
    Abstract: Provided in an image decoding apparatus including an input unit for inputting a code stream; a low frequency sub-band component decoding unit for decoding a low frequency component; a high frequency sub-band component decoding unit for decoding a high frequency component; a substitute image producing unit for processing the low frequency component decoded image to produce a substitute image; an error detecting unit for detecting an error when a decoding operation is carried out; a timing producing unit for producing a timing signal; a remaining decoding time calculating unit for calculating a remaining decoding time based on both the error detection signal and the timing signal; an output image control unit for controlling to adaptively select an output image based on the error detection signal and the decoding process time signal; and an output image selecting unit for selecting any one of the high frequency component decoded image and the substitute image based on the control operation by the output image c
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2006
    Publication date: October 4, 2007
    Inventors: Kiyotaka Kato, Ikuro Ueno, Ryuta Suzuki
  • Patent number: 6675060
    Abstract: A machining region data creation apparatus and a machining region data creation method simplifying provision of machining information concerning multiple boring regions. In the machining region data creation apparatus decoding inputted three-dimensional shape data to create machining data for machining a work piece based on the decoding result, a boring region extraction unit receives three-dimensional finish shape data and extracts shapes of boring regions based on the three-dimensional finish shape data, a boring region analysis unit analyzes the shapes and the features of the boring regions based on three-dimensional shape data of each boring region, and a boring region classification unit classifies the boring regions based on the shapes and the features of the boring regions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2000
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2004
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Susumu Matsubara, Kenji Iriguchi, Kiyotaka Kato
  • Patent number: 6647314
    Abstract: There are provided a curved-surface state evaluating unit for forming evaluation data by arranging, virtually, a tool on a given scheduled path locus not interfering with a processed surface of a processing object and by setting tool path sample points to evaluate a state of the processed surface, a tool position data forming unit having a command speed deciding portion for deciding a command speed, at which the tool is moved, based on evaluation data of the tool path sample points, and a tool position deciding portion for deciding the tool position based on the command speed and a shape of a worked surface such that the tool does not interfere with the worked surface, wherein operation of the curved-surface state evaluating unit and operation of the tool position data forming unit are executed in real time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2001
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2003
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kiyotaka Kato, Kenji Iriguchi, Susumu Matsubara, Nobuyuki Takahashi
  • Patent number: 6604015
    Abstract: A numerically controlled system includes a tool path sample point setting unit for forming evaluation data by arranging, virtually, a tool on a given scheduled path locus to come precisely into contact with a processed surface of a processing object and by setting tool path sample points to evaluate a shape of the processed surface, a discontinuity portion extracting unit for extracting a discontinuity portion based on the evaluation data, and a tool position data forming unit including a command speed deciding portion for deciding a command speed at which the tool is moved based on the evaluation data and a tool position deciding portion for deciding the tool position based on the command speed and the shape of the worked surface such that the tool comes into contact with the worked surface, wherein setting of the tool path sample points, extraction of the discontinuity portion, and decision of the tool position are carried out in real time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2001
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2003
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kenji Iriguchi, Kiyotaka Kato, Nobuyuki Takahashi
  • Patent number: 6504333
    Abstract: A numerical control system includes a curved-surface state evaluating unit for forming curved-surface evaluation data of evaluation points by arranging, virtually, the tool on a given scheduled path locus, that serves as the criterion of movement of a tool, to come into contact with a processed surface of a processing object, and by setting a plurality of evaluation points to evaluate the shape of the curved surface, a command speed deciding unit for deciding a command speed appropriately by using a passing speed and other data in the evaluation data, and a tool position data forming unit for calculating quickly a succeeding tool position by utilizing the evaluation data. The operations are performed in real time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2001
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2003
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Takahashi, Kiyotaka Kato, Kenji Iriguchi
  • Publication number: 20010024098
    Abstract: A numerical control system includes a curved-surface state evaluating unit 20 for forming curved-surface evaluation data of evaluation points by arranging virtually the tool on a given scheduled path locus, that serves as the criterion of movement of a tool, to come into contact with a processed surface of a processing object and by setting a plurality of evaluation points to evaluate a shape of the curved surface, a command speed deciding unit 30 for deciding a command speed appropriately by using a passing speed and other data in the evaluation data, and a tool position data forming unit 40 for calculating quickly a succeeding tool position by utilizing the evaluation data. Above operations are performed in real time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2001
    Publication date: September 27, 2001
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Takahashi, Kiyotaka Kato, Kenji Iriguchi
  • Publication number: 20010021881
    Abstract: A numerically controlled system includes a tool path sample point setting unit 20 for forming evaluation data by arranging virtually a tool on a given scheduled path locus to come precisely into contact with a processed surface of a processing object and by setting tool path sample points to evaluate a shape of the processed surface, a discontinuity portion extracting unit 30 for extracting a discontinuity portion based on the evaluation data, and a tool position data forming unit 40 including a command speed deciding portion 42 for deciding a command speed at which the tool is moved based on the evaluation data and a tool position deciding portion 43 for deciding the tool position based on the command speed and the shape of the worked surface such that the tool comes into contact with the worked surface, wherein setting of the tool path sample points, extraction of the discontinuity portion, and decision of the tool position are carried out in real time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2001
    Publication date: September 13, 2001
    Inventors: Kenji Iriguchi, Kiyotaka Kato, Nobuyuki Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20010021880
    Abstract: There are provided a curved-surface state evaluating unit 20 for forming evaluation data by arranging virtually a tool on a given scheduled path locus not to interfere with a processed surface of a processing object and by setting a plurality of tool path sample points to evaluate a state of the processed surface, and a tool position data forming unit 30 having a command speed deciding portion 32 for deciding a command speed, at which the tool is moved, based on evaluation data of the tool path sample points and a tool position deciding portion 33 for deciding the tool position based on the command speed and a shape of a worked surface such that the tool does not interfere with the worked surface, wherein an operation of the curved-surface state evaluating unit 20 and an operation of the tool position data forming unit 30 are executed in real time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2001
    Publication date: September 13, 2001
    Inventors: Kiyotaka Kato, Kenji Iriguchi, Susumu Matsubara, Nobuyuki Takahashi
  • Patent number: 6047225
    Abstract: An automatic programming apparatus comprises a machining unit preparing section for preparing plural machining units, a machining unit defining section for selecting a designated machining unit from the prepared machining units and designating the arrangement and size of the machining area of the selected machining unit, and an machined material creating section for creating a shape with the machining area shape removed from the material shape. The automatic programming apparatus and method for an NC machine which can easily create a machining program in complicated machining and also create a correct program quickly in complicated machining by trial and error.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 1998
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2000
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kenji Iriguchi, Kiyotaka Kato, Susumu Matsubara
  • Patent number: 5993042
    Abstract: A numerical control apparatus allows for the machining of a workpiece based on a three-dimensional work shape which is inputted. The shape of the workpiece is set and the shape of the workpiece and three-dimensional work shape determine the work region to be extracted. The extracted work region is divided into work regions of spot work, contour work, and region work by the characteristics of the work. The work order is set to determine the order in which the divided work regions are to be machined. The work information for each work region is then inputted and command data used in moving a tool is generated from the work order data and the work information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 1997
    Date of Patent: November 30, 1999
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Denki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Susumu Matsubara, Kenji Iriguchi, Kiyotaka Kato