Patents by Inventor Koichi Fukuda

Koichi Fukuda 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).

  • Patent number: 10976690
    Abstract: Provided is a transfer device that includes an intermediate transfer body which is a first endless belt including a resin and conductive carbon particles and in which in a spatial distribution of the conductive carbon particles that are present in an evaluation region of 6.3 ?m×4.2 ?m on an outer peripheral surface; a first transfer component that first-transfers a toner image formed on a surface of an image carrier to a surface of the intermediate transfer body; and a second transfer component which has a second endless belt disposed so as to face the outer peripheral surface of the intermediate transfer body, which second-transfers the toner image transferred to the surface of the intermediate transfer body to a surface of a recording medium on the second endless belt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masato Furukawa, Shigeru Fukuda, Futoshi Takei, Satoya Sugiura, Daisuke Tanemura, Masato Ono, Hiroaki Tanaka, Shogo Hayashi, Minoru Rokutan, Tomoko Suzuki, Masayuki Seko, Koichi Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20210086693
    Abstract: An image capture device is mounted in a vehicle. The image capture device includes: an image capture unit; and a setting unit that sets an image capture condition for each region of the image capture unit each having a plurality of pixels, or for each pixel, based upon at least one of a state exterior to the vehicle and a state of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akiko SHIGA, Toru MIYAKOSHI, Satoshi YAMAGUCHI, Akira KINOSHITA, Kaoru YOSHINO, Hitomi NAGANUMA, Takashi KURIYAMA, Koichi FUKUDA, Yuki KITA, Koji NAGAOKA, Tomoya NAKAGAWA, Masakazu SEKIGUCHI, Takashi SHIONOYA
  • Patent number: 10935908
    Abstract: A transfer unit includes an intermediate transfer belt including a resin and in which in a spatial distribution of conductive carbon particles that are present in an evaluation region of 6.3 ?m×4.2 ?m on an outer peripheral surface, an integrated value of a statistic L(r) in an interparticle distance r of 0.05 ?m or more and 0.30 ?m or less is 0 or more and 0.1 or less; and a cleaning component including a cleaning blade which contacts the outer peripheral surface of the intermediate transfer belt and in which a value of M100/Re is 0.25 or more and a value of Re is 25 or more where M100 represents a 100% modulus (MPa) of a contact portion of the cleaning blade contacts the intermediate transfer belt, and Re represents a rebound resilience coefficient (%) of the contact portion: L(r):=?{square root over (K(r)/?)}?r??(1) K ? ( r ) := ? i ? j N ? 1 ? ( ? X i - X j ? ? r ) / s ? ( ? X i - X j ? ) ? 2 .
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO.. LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki Seko, Shigeru Fukuda, Satoya Sugiura, Daisuke Tanemura, Masato Ono, Masato Furukawa, Hiroaki Tanaka, Shogo Hayashi, Koichi Matsumoto, Daisuke Tano
  • Patent number: 10924665
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus comprises at least one processor or circuit configured to perform the operations of following units: an obtaining unit configured to obtaining an image signal containing intensity information and angle information of an incident light beam, an operating unit configured to obtain a viewpoint changing operation and a focus position changing operation, and a processing unit configured to generate, based on a plurality of viewpoint images obtained based on the image signal, a display image by changing a viewpoint in accordance with the viewpoint changing operation, and changing a focus position in accordance with the focus position changing operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Akihiko Kanda, Koichi Fukuda, Yuki Yoshimura
  • Publication number: 20210018774
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a liquid crystal display device having a first substrate, a second substrate bonded to the first substrate, with liquid crystal material held between the first substrate and the second substrate, and an upper polarizing plate affixed to the second substrate. A protective member is disposed over the upper polarizing plate, and an adhesive member is disposed between the protective member and the upper polarizing plate without an air layer between the protective member and the upper polarizing plate. The protective member is configured as a protective cover of the electronic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2020
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Inventor: Koichi FUKUDA
  • Publication number: 20200361377
    Abstract: An image capture device is mounted in a vehicle. The image capture device includes: an image capture unit; and a setting unit that sets an image capture condition for each region of the image capture unit each having a plurality of pixels, or for each pixel, based upon at least one of a state exterior to the vehicle and a state of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicant: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akiko SHIGA, Toru MIYAKOSHI, Satoshi YAMAGUCHI, Akira KINOSHITA, Kaoru YOSHINO, Hitomi NAGANUMA, Takashi KURIYAMA, Koichi FUKUDA, Yuki KITA, Koji NAGAOKA, Tomoya NAKAGAWA, Masakazu SEKIGUCHI, Takashi SHIONOYA
  • Patent number: 10841087
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a security device which performs processes such as authentication or cryptography, for example a security device for securely holding a key used in a cryptographic process, and a security method therefore.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hisashi Fukuda, Takeshi Yoneda, Nobuhiro Kobayashi, Daisuke Suzuki, Manabu Misawa, Koichi Shimizu, Takeshi Sugawara
  • Publication number: 20200358998
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit which acquires a parallax image generated based on a signal of a photoelectric converter among a plurality of photoelectric converters which receive light beams passing through partial pupil regions of an imaging optical system different from each other, and acquires a captured image generated by combining signals of the plurality of photoelectric converters, and an image processing unit which performs correction process so as to reduce a defect included in the parallax image based on the captured image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventor: Koichi Fukuda
  • Patent number: 10831133
    Abstract: An endless belt includes a first resin and first conductive carbon particles. In the spatial distribution of the first conductive carbon particles present in an evaluation region of the outer peripheral surface of the endless belt which has a size of 6.3 ?m×4.2 ?m, the integral of the statistic L(r) represented by Formula (1) below from 0.05 ?m to 0.30 ?m with respect to an interparticle distance r is 0 or more and 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoya Sugiura, Shigeru Fukuda, Futoshi Takei, Daisuke Tanemura, Masato Ono, Masato Furukawa, Hiroaki Tanaka, Shogo Hayashi, Tomoko Suzuki, Masayuki Seko, Koichi Matsumoto, Minoru Rokutan
  • Patent number: 10831048
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a liquid crystal display device having a first substrate, a second substrate bonded to the first substrate, with liquid crystal material held between the first substrate and the second substrate, and an upper polarizing plate affixed to the second substrate. A protective member is disposed over the upper polarizing plate, and an adhesive member is disposed between the protective member and the upper polarizing plate without an air layer between the protective member and the upper polarizing plate. The protective member is configured as a protective cover of the electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignees: Japan Display Inc., Panasonic Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Koichi Fukuda
  • Patent number: 10807532
    Abstract: An image capture device is mounted in a vehicle. The image capture device includes: an image capture unit; and a setting unit that sets an image capture condition for each region of the image capture unit each having a plurality of pixels, or for each pixel, based upon at least one of a state exterior to the vehicle and a state of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akiko Shiga, Toru Miyakoshi, Satoshi Yamaguchi, Akira Kinoshita, Kaoru Yoshino, Hitomi Naganuma, Takashi Kuriyama, Koichi Fukuda, Yuki Kita, Koji Nagaoka, Tomoya Nakagawa, Masakazu Sekiguchi, Takashi Shionoya
  • Patent number: 10771762
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit that acquires a parallax image generated based on a signal from one of a plurality of photoelectric converters that receive light beams passing through partial pupil regions of an imaging optical system different from each other, and a captured image generated by combining a plurality of signals from the plurality of photoelectric converters. A determination unit determines whether the parallax image contains a defect, and an image processing unit corrects, if the determination unit determines that the parallax image contains the defect, one or more pixel values of the parallax image that include the defect, using the captured image to calculate a correction value for each of the one or more pixels in the parallax image, and replaces the one or more pixels in the parallax image with the corresponding correction value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Koichi Fukuda
  • Publication number: 20200273894
    Abstract: Provided is a photoelectric conversion device including: a first substrate having a first face; photodiodes arranged in the first substrate and each having a first region that generates signal charges by photoelectrically converting an incident light and a second region that receives the signal charges moving from the first region; a first isolation region arranged in the first substrate at a first depth and including a first portion extending in a first direction so as to isolate the second regions from each other; and a second isolation region arranged in the first substrate at a second depth deeper than the first depth from the first face, and including a second portion extending in a second direction intersecting the first direction in plan view so as to isolate the first regions from each other, and the first and second portions are partially overlapped with each other in plan view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Fumihiro Inui, Junji Iwata, Hajime Ikeda, Koichi Fukuda, Kohei Okamoto
  • Publication number: 20200257605
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable recording medium has stored therein a program that causes a computer to execute a process including: dividing a time from a start to an end of execution of a first job into a plurality of time periods, the time being represented in first power consumption information; calculating a cycle of a time-series variation of power consumption within each time period; generating, for each of the plurality of time periods, a prediction model for predicting power consumption of a predetermined future time; acquiring second power consumption information that is an actual measurement value of power consumption according to an elapsed time from a start of execution of a second job that is being executed; and predicting future power consumption of the second job, using the prediction model generated for a time period including the elapsed time from the start of execution of the second job to a present.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Shigeto SUZUKI, Michiko SHIRAGA, Koichi SHIRAHATA, Hiroshi ENDO, Hiroyuki FUKUDA, Takuji YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200252568
    Abstract: An image sensor comprising pixels each includes, an photoelectric conversion unit, a first inner-layer lens, a second inner-layer lens, and an on-chip microlens. A light-shielding wall around the second inner-layer lens is provided between adjacent pixels. A first positional difference between center positions of the first inner-layer lens and the photoelectric conversion unit, a second positional difference between center positions of the second inner-layer lens and the photoelectric conversion unit, and a third positional difference between center positions of the on-chip microlens and the photoelectric conversion unit satisfy: the second positional difference<the first positional difference<the third positional difference.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Shunichi Wakashima, Koichi Fukuda, Kohei Okamoto
  • Publication number: 20200248829
    Abstract: A yoke is provided with a notch, notched from two points P1 and P2 on a circumference forming a sleeve-side insertion hole toward the outside of the circumference, the notch having a minimum distance between the points P1 and P2 as a width W and the distance from a straight line linking the points P1 and P2 in a direction orthogonal to the straight line as a length L. The width W of the notch is set on the basis of a target attraction force for attracting a plunger, the attraction force increasing with an increase in the width W, and the length L of the notch is greater than or equal to a prescribed length Ld where the attraction force increasing with an increase in the length L becomes constant at the target attraction force in the set width W irrespective of an increase in the length L.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: ADVICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Junichi FUKUDA, Koichi HASHIDA, Hidenori HAYAKAWA
  • Patent number: 10703972
    Abstract: A soil erosion inhibitor is provided that includes resin powder excellent in moisture absorption resistance. According to the present invention, a soil erosion inhibitor is provided that includes redispersible synthetic resin powder having a bulk density of 0.50 g/mL or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Denka Company Limited
    Inventors: Koichi Fukuda, Hironori Konishi, Kazuhiro Kote, Ryuji Matsuno
  • Patent number: 10681286
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes: a memory configured to acquire a plurality of visual point images; a visual point change processing unit configured to perform image processing on image data based on the plurality of visual point images to generate a combination image; an area designation unit configured to designate an area subjected to the image processing using the visual point change processing unit; and an adjustment unit configured to set an adjustable range of the image processing for each area designated by the area designation unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Akihiko Kanda, Koichi Fukuda, Yuki Yoshimura
  • Publication number: 20200174222
    Abstract: One embodiment of the present invention provides an image processing method, the method comprising: acquiring a plurality of viewpoint images; generating a contrast distribution from the plurality of viewpoint images; and generating an output image by performing image processing in accordance with the contrast distribution with respect to an image based on the plurality of viewpoint images.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventor: Koichi Fukuda
  • Patent number: 10674074
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes at least one processor operatively coupled to a memory, and serving as a determiner configured to determine a weight coefficient of a first region in each of a plurality of parallax images, and an image generator configured to synthesize the plurality of parallax images based on the weight coefficient to generate an output image. In one aspect, the weight coefficient is set to reduce a blur of a second object that is at a closer range side than a first object in the first region. In another aspect, a sum of the weight coefficients of the plurality of parallax images is constant in the first region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Koichi Fukuda