Patents by Inventor Koichi Okada

Koichi Okada 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: 20240064351
    Abstract: An image distribution apparatus obtains a plurality of images generated by a plurality of image capture apparatuses capturing images of a predetermined subject from different directions, transmits the plurality of images to the plurality of display apparatuses, receives, from the plurality of display apparatuses, viewed image information regarding an image being displayed/reproduced in the plurality of display apparatuses, calculates a degree of attention for each of the image capture apparatuses capturing the images, based on the viewed image information, and transmits, to each of the image capture apparatuses, notification control information for causing a notification unit of the image capture apparatus, the notification unit being disposed in the same orientation as a lens unit of the image capture apparatus, to give notification based on the degree of attention.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2023
    Publication date: February 22, 2024
    Inventors: TAKUMA JIKO, KOICHI OKADA
  • Patent number: 11401461
    Abstract: The present invention provides a zirconia sintered body containing a fluorescent agent and having excellent translucency and excellent strength. The present invention also provides a zirconia shaped body and a zirconia calcined body from which the zirconia sintered body can be obtained. The present invention relates to a zirconia sintered body comprising a fluorescent agent, wherein the zirconia sintered body comprises 4.5 to 9.0 mol % yttria, and has a crystal grain size of 180 nm or less, and a three-point flexural strength of 500 MPa or more. The present invention relates to a zirconia shaped body comprising a fluorescent agent, wherein the zirconia shaped body comprises 4.5 to 9.0 mol % yttria, and has a three-point flexural strength of 500 MPa or more after being sintered at 1,100° C. for 2 hours under ordinary pressure, and a crystal grain size of 180 nm or less after being sintered at 1,100° C. for 2 hours under ordinary pressure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: KURARAY NORITAKE DENTAL INC.
    Inventors: Yasutaka Kudo, Makiko Kato, Koichi Okada
  • Patent number: 11112907
    Abstract: When a first screen is displayed on a display surface, for a touch operation in which a duration time of a touch on the operation surface is less than a predetermined time, a function corresponding to the touch operation is not performed, and in response to a predetermined touch operation in which the duration time of the touch on the operation surface is at least the predetermined time, a first function corresponding to the predetermined touch operation is performed. When a second screen is displayed on the display surface, a second function is performed in response to a touch operation in which the duration time of the touch on the operation surface is less than the predetermined time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Koichi Okada
  • Patent number: 11044392
    Abstract: Processing content is assigned and set for each of a plurality of levels of an amount of operation on a specific operation member. In response to a user operation made on the specific operation member, processing content set for a level corresponding to the amount of operation of the user operation is executed. A setting screen for assigning the processing content to be set to each of the plurality of levels of the amount of operation on the specific operation member based on a setting operation by a user is displayed. In response to a user operation made on the specific member while the setting screen is displayed, a display indicating the amount of operation of the user operation is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Toshimichi Ise, Koichi Okada
  • Patent number: 11024776
    Abstract: A filling material for a resin composition includes a base material and a coating material coating at least a portion of a surface of a particle of the base material. The base material comprises a first inorganic compound containing a Group II element. The coating material comprises a second inorganic compound containing the Group II element and is different from the first inorganic compound. A method of manufacturing the filling material is provided. A resin composition comprising the filling material, a package, a light-emitting device, and methods of manufacturing them are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuji Akazawa, Koichi Okada
  • Publication number: 20210102116
    Abstract: The present invention provides a zirconia sintered body containing a fluorescent agent and having excellent translucency and excellent strength. The present invention also provides a zirconia shaped body and a zirconia calcined body from which the zirconia sintered body can be obtained. The present invention relates to a zirconia sintered body comprising a fluorescent agent, wherein the zirconia sintered body comprises 4.5 to 9.0 mol % yttria, and has a crystal grain size of 180 nm or less, and a three-point flexural strength of 500 MPa or more. The present invention relates to a zirconia shaped body comprising a fluorescent agent, wherein the zirconia shaped body comprises 4.5 to 9.0 mol % yttria, and has a three-point flexural strength of 500 MPa or more after being sintered at 1,100° C. for 2 hours under ordinary pressure, and a crystal grain size of 180 nm or less after being sintered at 1,100° C. for 2 hours under ordinary pressure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicant: KURARAY NORITAKE DENTAL INC.
    Inventors: Yasutaka KUDO, Makiko KATO, Koichi OKADA
  • Patent number: 10819910
    Abstract: A camera capable of interchanging a mount as a connection part that connects with a lens. Under control of a system control unit, when the power of the camera is in an on state, a type of the mount attached to the camera is discriminated to determine mount interchange. When it is determined that the mount interchange has been performed, with respect to a menu including a plurality of items and a My Menu in which items selected by a user from among the items included in the menu are registered, an item unnecessary for the discriminated type of the mount among the items of the menu is set to non-display, and when the item set to the non-display has been registered in the My Menu, the item is reset in the My Menu.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Koichi Okada
  • Patent number: 10812725
    Abstract: Included are a display control unit configured to display a live view image being imaged by an imaging unit, and to display a display item indicating a degree of in-focus, superimposed on the live view image; an acquiring unit configured to acquire information relating to a degree of in-focus in a focus detecting region; and a changing unit configured to change display positions and display forms of a first indicator and second indicator that indicate a degree of in-focus by a positional display relationship with each other, and a third indicator that indicates a focus position, based on information acquired by the acquiring unit, the first indicator and the second indicator and the third indicator are included in the display item.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Tomohiro Ota, Soushi Takita, Koichi Okada, Masaaki Kano, Hidetaka Uemura, Satoshi Ishimaru
  • Patent number: 10672955
    Abstract: A filling material for a resin composition includes a base material, a coating material coating at least a portion of a surface of a particle of the base material, and a light-reflective material disposed on the surface of the particle of the base material and supported by the coating material. The base material includes a first inorganic compound containing a Group II element. The coating material includes a second inorganic compound containing the Group II element. The second inorganic compound is different from the first inorganic compound. The light-reflective material includes a third inorganic compound having a refractive index higher than a refractive index of the first inorganic compound. A method of manufacturing the filling material is provided. A resin composition including the filling material, a package, a light-emitting device, and methods of manufacturing them are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuji Akazawa, Koichi Okada
  • Patent number: 10666895
    Abstract: A display control apparatus includes a recording control unit that controls recording data acquired from a recording unit so as to be recorded on a first recording unit, an accepting unit that accepts an instruction concerning recording from a user, and a control unit that controls the recording data acquired from the recording unit before the instruction is accepted so as to be recorded upon acceptance of the instruction by the accepting unit and that controls display corresponding to the amount of recording data to be recorded on the first recording unit so as to be displayed in a display unit before the accepting unit accepts the instruction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Koichi Okada
  • Publication number: 20200137296
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a change unit configured to change a setting of a first setting item in response to an instruction from a user, and to change a setting of a second setting item due to a change in the setting of the first setting item, a display control unit configured to perform control to display the changed setting of the second setting item in a case where the second setting item is changed by the change unit due to the change in the setting of the first setting item, and not to display a setting of a setting item in a case where the second setting item is not changed by the change unit, and a control unit configured to perform control to change the changed setting of the second setting item in response to an instruction from the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventor: Koichi Okada
  • Publication number: 20190387173
    Abstract: A camera capable of interchanging a mount as a connection part that connects with a lens. Under control of a system control unit, when the power of the camera is in an on state, a type of the mount attached to the camera is discriminated to determine mount interchange. When it is determined that the mount interchange has been performed, with respect to a menu including a plurality of items and a My Menu in which items selected by a user from among the items included in the menu are registered, an item unnecessary for the discriminated type of the mount among the items of the menu is set to non-display, and when the item set to the non-display has been registered in the My Menu, the item is reset in the My Menu.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventor: Koichi Okada
  • Patent number: 10491828
    Abstract: Included are a display control unit configured to display a live view image being imaged by an imaging unit, and to display a display item indicating a degree of in-focus, superimposed on the live view image; an acquiring unit configured to acquire information relating to a degree of in-focus in a focus detecting region; and a changing unit configured to change display positions and display forms of a first indicator and second indicator that indicate a degree of in-focus by a positional display relationship with each other, and a third indicator that indicates a focus position, based on information acquired by the acquiring unit, the first indicator and the second indicator and the third indicator are included in the display item.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Tomohiro Ota, Soushi Takita, Koichi Okada, Masaaki Kano, Hidetaka Uemura, Satoshi Ishimaru
  • Publication number: 20190310750
    Abstract: An electronic device according to the present invention includes a display control unit that implements control such that a second display target is displayed in an area of a first display target, and a control unit that implements control such that a display range of the first display target is changed together with a change in a display position of the second display target in response to a touch with the operation surface and a change in a touch position at less than a predetermined pressing force, and such that a display range of the second content is changed without movement of a part of the first display target outside the second display target in response to a touch with the operation surface and a change in the touch position at the predetermined pressing force or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventor: Koichi Okada
  • Publication number: 20190294311
    Abstract: When a first screen is displayed on a display surface, for a touch operation in which a duration time of a touch on the operation surface is less than a predetermined time, a function corresponding to the touch operation is not performed, and in response to a predetermined touch operation in which the duration time of the touch on the operation surface is at least the predetermined time, a first function corresponding to the predetermined touch operation is performed. When a second screen is displayed on the display surface, a second function is performed in response to a touch operation in which the duration time of the touch on the operation surface is less than the predetermined time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventor: Koichi Okada
  • Patent number: 10425587
    Abstract: A camera capable of interchanging a mount as a connection part that connects with a lens. Under control of a system control unit, when the power of the camera is in an on state, a type of the mount attached to the camera is discriminated to determine mount interchange. When it is determined that the mount interchange has been performed, with respect to a menu including a plurality of items and a My Menu in which items selected by a user from among the items included in the menu are registered, an item unnecessary for the discriminated type of the mount among the items of the menu is set to non-display, and when toe item set to the non-display has been registered in the My Menu, the item is reset in the My Menu.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Koichi Okada
  • Publication number: 20190237632
    Abstract: A filling material for a resin composition includes a base material and a coating material coating at least a portion of a surface of a particle of the base material. The base material comprises a first inorganic compound containing a Group II element. The coating material comprises a second inorganic compound containing the Group II element and is different from the first inorganic compound. A method of manufacturing the filling material is provided. A resin composition comprising the filling material, a package, a light-emitting device, and methods of manufacturing them are also provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuji AKAZAWA, Koichi OKADA
  • Publication number: 20190237038
    Abstract: A video signal output device includes a redundant circuit and a first video signal output circuit. The redundant circuit includes a redundant input switcher configured to input a first input signal and to thereby generate a first video signal according to the first input signal. The first video signal output circuit includes a first input signal switcher configured to input the first input signal and a second input signal and to thereby generate either the first video signal or a second video signal according to the second input signal, and a first video signal switcher configured to input the first video signal from the redundant input switcher while inputting the first video signal or the second video signal from the first input signal switcher and to thereby output the first video signal generated by the redundant input switcher or the first input signal switcher.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2016
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventor: Koichi OKADA
  • Publication number: 20190220102
    Abstract: Processing content is assigned and set for each of a plurality of levels of an amount of operation on a specific operation member. In response to a user operation made on the specific operation member, processing content set for a level corresponding to the amount of operation of the user operation is executed. A setting screen for assigning the processing content to be set to each of the plurality of levels of the amount of operation on the specific operation member based on a setting operation by a user is displayed. In response to a user operation made on the specific member while the setting screen is displayed, a display indicating the amount of operation of the user operation is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Toshimichi Ise, Koichi Okada
  • Patent number: 10297726
    Abstract: A filling material for a resin composition includes a base material and a coating material coating at least a portion of a surface of a particle of the base material. The base material comprises a first inorganic compound containing a Group II element. The coating material comprises a second inorganic compound containing the Group II element and is different from the first inorganic compound. A method of manufacturing the filling material is provided. A resin composition comprising the filling material, a package, a light-emitting device, and methods of manufacturing them are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuji Akazawa, Koichi Okada