Patents by Inventor Koichi Tashiro

Koichi Tashiro 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: 20190392209
    Abstract: The document analyzer includes a hardware processor. The hardware processor analyzes a construction of a passage with multiple techniques, thereby obtaining multiple analysis results. For each of unit segments related to the construction of the passage, the hardware processor identifies segment areas with the respective techniques based on the analysis results. For each of the unit segments, the hardware processor selects a segment area based on the analysis results from the segment areas identified with the respective techniques.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventor: Koichi Tashiro
  • Publication number: 20190180099
    Abstract: A document-composition analysis system includes a hardware processor that analyzes a logical composition of a document with mutually different methods, and determines a final logical composition of the document based on analyzed results of the hardware processor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventor: Koichi TASHIRO
  • Patent number: 10130240
    Abstract: A medical system includes a light source apparatus, an operating field monitor, and a system controller. The system controller includes a discriminating section and a control section configured to perform control to display, when an endoscopic image is displayed on the operating field monitor, a voice operation main screen for instructing operation of a controlled apparatuses and the endoscopic image on the operating field monitor and display, when the endoscopic image is not displayed on the operating field monitor, a voice operation screen for performing a check of operation states of the controlled apparatuses and an operation instruction of the controlled apparatuses on the operating field monitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Okusawa, Kuniaki Kami, Koichi Tashiro
  • Patent number: 10133815
    Abstract: A document association device includes: a document designating unit configured, to receive designation of a first document and a second document to be referred to from the first document; a dividing unit configured to divide the second document into a plurality of portions; a relevant portion identifying unit configured to compare contents of the respective portions of the divided second document with contents of a predetermined portion of the first document, and identify the portion having the highest degree of association with the predetermined portion among the plurality of portions as a relevant portion; and an associating unit configured to associate the relevant portion of the second document with the predetermined portion of the first document, to enable calling up of the relevant portion from the predetermined portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventor: Koichi Tashiro
  • Patent number: 10082141
    Abstract: The objective of the present invention is to provide a scroll-type fluid machine for which the service life can be improved by reducing the load applied to a rotation prevention mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kiminori Iwano, Kazutaka Suefuji, Yoshio Kobayashi, Toshikazu Harashima, Kosuke Sadakata, Koichi Tashiro
  • Patent number: 10042978
    Abstract: A medical system includes: a plurality of medical apparatuses used for surgery using an endoscope; a communication-with-apparatus portion configured to communicate with the plurality of medical apparatuses; a replacement portion configured to replace operation setting values for causing the plurality of medical apparatuses to operate along a procedure for the surgery with progress state information indicating progress of the surgery; a priority degree setting portion configured to set a support priority degree for smoothly advancing surgery, for progress state information; a transmission portion configured to transmit the progress state information; a control apparatus including a communication-with-apparatus portion and the like; and a terminal apparatus including: a receiving portion configured to receive the progress state information transmitted from the transmission portion; and a display portion configured to display the received progress state information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Okusawa, Koichi Tashiro
  • Patent number: 9964107
    Abstract: A fluid machine includes a piston, a valve seat plate, a valve, and a valve retainer that reduces an opening amount of the valve. One end of the valve retainer is fixed with a fastener together with the valve to the valve seat plate. The fastener spans through the one end of the valve retainer and the valve to thereby fasten the one end of the valve retainer and the valve to the valve seat plate. A second end of the valve retainer that is opposite to the one end does not contact the valve seat plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kosuke Sadakata, Koichi Tashiro, Kazutaka Suefuji
  • Publication number: 20170212869
    Abstract: Disclosed is a document viewing system including: a document dividing unit configured to analyze a format of a document to be displayed in a reflow display, divide the document into predetermined elements, and prepare a second document by adding identifiers to the elements; and a plurality of display terminals configured to display the second document in the reflow display, wherein the first display terminal creates specific information for specifying a part of the second document, which is currently displayed on the first display terminal, in accordance with the identifiers added in the second document, and outputs the specific information to an external device, and the second display terminal receives the specific information, specifies the part which is currently displayed on the first display terminal in accordance with the specific information, and displays the second document so as to make a viewer recognize the specified part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2017
    Publication date: July 27, 2017
    Applicant: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventor: Koichi Tashiro
  • Publication number: 20170039171
    Abstract: A document association device includes: a document designating unit configured, to receive designation of a first document and a second document to be referred to from the first document; a dividing unit configured to divide the second document into a plurality of portions; a relevant portion identifying unit configured to compare contents of the respective portions of the divided second document with contents of a predetermined portion of the first document, and identify the portion having the highest degree of association with the predetermined -portion among the plurality of portions as a relevant portion; and an associating unit configured to associate the relevant portion of the second document with the predetermined portion of the first document, to enable calling up of the relevant portion from the predetermined portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2016
    Publication date: February 9, 2017
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventor: Koichi TASHIRO
  • Patent number: 9545287
    Abstract: A medical portable terminal device includes an operation panel section including a touch panel for a first operator placed in a non-sterilized area to operate and configured to be capable of controlling operations of a plurality of medical instruments disposed in the non-sterilized area, an image pickup section configured to pick up an image of a region where a second operator performs operation of a gesture, a recognizing section configured to recognize the operation of the gesture from the picked-up image, an operation-list memorizing section configured to memorize an operation list for causing the plurality of medical instruments to perform a plurality of operations associated with a recognition result, and a control section configured to switch between control of the plurality of medical instruments based on operation of the operation panel section and control of the plurality of medical instruments based on the operation of the gesture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Koichi Tashiro
  • Patent number: 9517109
    Abstract: A medical system that is capable of displaying a virtual image, comprising: a sensor comprising hardware, wherein the sensor implements: a first detection section that detects information related to at least one of a position and an orientation of an operator; a second detection section that detects a position of an object in a surgery room; and a processor comprising hardware, wherein the processor implements: a calculation section that calculates an area where the virtual image is to be arranged in the air based on the information; a determination section that determines whether or not the object is present in the area based on a result of the detection by the second detection section; and a control section that causes the virtual image to be arranged in the area based on a determination result by the determination section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2016
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yorito Maeda, Kuniaki Kami, Koichi Tashiro
  • Publication number: 20160338570
    Abstract: A medical system includes a light source apparatus, an operating field monitor, and a system controller. The system controller includes a discriminating section and a control section configured to perform control to display, when an endoscopic image is displayed on the operating field monitor, a voice operation main screen for instructing operation of a controlled apparatuses and the endoscopic image on the operating field monitor and display, when the endoscopic image is not displayed on the operating field monitor, a voice operation screen for performing a check of operation states of the controlled apparatuses and an operation instruction of the controlled apparatuses on the operating field monitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2016
    Publication date: November 24, 2016
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuhiro OKUSAWA, Kuniaki KAMI, Koichi TASHIRO
  • Publication number: 20160310228
    Abstract: A medical system that is capable of displaying a virtual image, comprising: a sensor comprising hardware, wherein the sensor implements: a first detection section that detects information related to at least one of a position and an orientation of an operator; a second detection section that detects a position of an object in a surgery room; and a processor comprising hardware, wherein the processor implements: a calculation section that calculates an area where the virtual image is to be arranged in the air based on the information; a determination section that determines whether or not the object is present in the area based on a result of the detection by the second detection section; and a control section that causes the virtual image to be arranged in the area based on a determination result by the determination section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2016
    Publication date: October 27, 2016
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yorito MAEDA, Kuniaki KAMI, Koichi TASHIRO
  • Publication number: 20160275246
    Abstract: A medical system includes: a plurality of medical apparatuses used for surgery using an endoscope; a communication-with-apparatus portion configured to communicate with the plurality of medical apparatuses; a replacement portion configured to replace operation setting values for causing the plurality of medical apparatuses to operate along a procedure for the surgery with progress state information indicating progress of the surgery; a priority degree setting portion configured to set a support priority degree for smoothly advancing surgery, for progress state information; a transmission portion configured to transmit the progress state information; a control apparatus including a communication-with-apparatus portion and the like; and a terminal apparatus including: a receiving portion configured to receive the progress state information transmitted from the transmission portion; and a display portion configured to display the received progress state information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuhiro OKUSAWA, Koichi TASHIRO
  • Patent number: 9435341
    Abstract: A scroll fluid machine includes: a casing; a fixed scroll having an end plate, a spiral wrap part provided on the end plate, and a flange provided outside the wrap part and fitted to the casing; and an orbiting scroll having an end plate and a spiral wrap part provided on the end plate with a plurality of compression chambers formed in a space up to the wrap part of the fixed scroll, which is provided to perform an orbiting motion, wherein the flange is provided with a deformation absorbing part which absorbs deformation due to thermal expansion of the end plate. The scroll fluid machine is improved in reliability while the compression efficiency is maintained by preventing the fixed scroll and the orbiting scroll from coming into contact with each other without increasing a clearance between the wrap parts of both scrolls.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2016
    Assignee: Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shumpei Yamazaki, Kazutaka Suefuji, Yoshio Kobayashi, Koichi Tashiro
  • Publication number: 20150354551
    Abstract: An object of the invention is to provide a fluid machine capable of reducing vibration of a discharge valve while reducing a delay of closing of the discharge valve. The invention provides “a fluid machine, including: a piston reciprocating in a cylinder; a valve seat plate provided in the cylinder; a valve provided to a port portion of the valve seat plate and opening and closing in accordance with reciprocation of the piston; and a valve retainer for regulating an opening amount of the valve, wherein a surface of the valve retainer, the surface facing the valve seat plate, is inclined above the port portion so that an open end side is closer to the port portion and has a part farthest from the valve seat plate between the port portion and the fixed end”.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2013
    Publication date: December 10, 2015
    Inventors: Kosuke SADAKATA, Koichi TASHIRO, Kazutaka SUEFUJI
  • Publication number: 20150337834
    Abstract: The objective of the present invention is to provide a scroll-type fluid machine for which the service life can be improved by reducing the load applied to a rotation prevention mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2013
    Publication date: November 26, 2015
    Inventors: Kiminori IWANO, Kazutaka SUEFUJI, Yoshio KOBAYASHI, Toshikazu HARASHIMA, Kosuke SADAKATA, Koichi TASHIRO
  • Publication number: 20150305813
    Abstract: A medical portable terminal device includes an operation panel section including a touch panel for a first operator placed in a non-sterilized area to operate and configured to be capable of controlling operations of a plurality of medical instruments disposed in the non-sterilized area, an image pickup section configured to pick up an image of a region where a second operator performs operation of a gesture, a recognizing section configured to recognize the operation of the gesture from the picked-up image, an operation-list memorizing section configured to memorize an operation list for causing the plurality of medical instruments to perform a plurality of operations associated with a recognition result, and a control section configured to switch between control of the plurality of medical instruments based on operation of the operation panel section and control of the plurality of medical instruments based on the operation of the gesture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2015
    Publication date: October 29, 2015
    Inventor: Koichi TASHIRO
  • Patent number: 9133846
    Abstract: A scroll fluid machine is provided that includes: a fixed scroll; an orbiting scroll opposed to the fixed scroll, the orbiting scroll orbiting with a plurality of compression chambers formed between the orbiting scroll and the fixed scroll; a drive shaft driving the orbiting scroll; and a backside plate provided between the drive shaft and the orbiting scroll, an alignment hole being provided in each of the orbiting scroll and the backside plate, and an alignment pin for alignment and a seal member for sealing the compression chambers being provided in the alignment holes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2015
    Assignee: Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshio Kobayashi, Kiminori Iwano, Yoshiyuki Kanemoto, Koichi Tashiro
  • Patent number: 9030544
    Abstract: In a transmission device used in a wireless video transmission system in which a medical image is transmitted and received by radio communication, a transmission unit is capable of performing radio communication with a plurality of receiving devices connected to a plurality of display apparatuses. A control unit acquires an identifier for identifying a receiving device connected to a selected single display apparatus when an instruction is received to select one display apparatus on which the medical image is to be displayed from among the display apparatuses, and controls the transmission unit such that the identifier will be used when the medical image is transmitted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2015
    Assignee: Olympus Medical Systems Corp.
    Inventors: Hideki Tashiro, Koichi Tashiro, Junichi Tashiro, Masashi Umemura, Kyuma Tanida