Patents by Inventor Koji Ueno

Koji Ueno 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: 10764502
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus includes: a finder; a grip portion on a side of a first direction relative to the finder; a touch operation member provided on a rear surface of the imaging apparatus on a side of the first direction relative to the finder, on a side of a second direction relative to the grip portion, the second direction being opposite to the first direction, and on a side of a third direction relative to a center of the imaging apparatus, the third direction being perpendicular to the first direction and being oriented from the center toward the finder; and a control unit configured to control the imaging apparatus so as to execute a first function in accordance with a slide operation in the first direction and to execute a second function in accordance with a slide operation in the second direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koji Yoshida, Jun Kamiya, Haruhisa Ueda, Takahiro Akimoto, Kimihiro Masuyama, Takuma Iwagami, Hirokazu Izuoka, Takuro Miyajima, Daiyu Ueno, Ryu Wakui, Eriko Sato, Takeshi Kikkawa, Shotaro Yanai, Kenji Yokoyama
  • Publication number: 20200240385
    Abstract: A first clamp circuit (4) clamps a voltage between a gate and a first terminal of a switching device (Q1) to equal to or lower than a first clamp voltage. A control circuit (2) controls the switching device (Q1) and includes a driving unit (5) driving the switching device (Q1), an abnormality detecting unit (9) stopping the driving unit (5) upon detection of an abnormality in operation, and a second clamp circuit (10). The second clamp circuit (10) clamps the voltage between the gate and the first terminal to equal to or lower than a second clamp voltage which is lower than the first clamp voltage when the abnormality detecting unit (9) stops the driving unit (5).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Makoto UENO, Kazuhiro NISHIMURA, Koji YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200234876
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a powder magnetic core includes: a step of preparing a soft magnetic powder and an oxide powder and preparing, as a raw material powder, a mixed powder of the soft magnetic powder and the oxide powder, the soft magnetic powder containing composite soft magnetic particles containing pure iron and an Fe-? alloy having an element ? more oxidizable than Fe, the composite soft magnetic particles each having a core-shell structure where a core is made of one of pure iron and the Fe-? alloy and a shell is made of the other, the oxide powder containing oxide particles containing at least one selected from Fe and an element ? that forms an oxide having higher electrical resistance than Fe3O4; a step of compacting the mixed powder into a green compact; and a step o sintering the green compact at 900° C. or more and 1300° C. or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Tatsuya SAITO, Tomoyuki UENO, Koji YAMADA
  • Patent number: 10579489
    Abstract: In a program execution device (100X), a memory (110) stores first information (101X) specifying one or more programs, and second information (102X) specifying some programs including at least one of programs to be executed by an other program execution device (100Y), out of the programs specified by the first information (101X) and the programs to be executed by the other program execution device (100Y). When an error in the other program execution device (100Y) is not detected by an error processing unit (123), an instruction processing unit (120) executes the programs specified by the first information (101X). When the error in the other program execution device (100Y) is detected by the error processing unit (123), the instruction processing unit (120) executes the programs specified by the second information (102X).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Koji Nishikawa, Takahiro Ueno, Shigeru Hashimoto
  • Publication number: 20200019093
    Abstract: An intermediary transfer belt having surface resistivity ?s of 1×109 ?/square or more and volume resistivity ?v of 1×1012 ?·cm or less includes a thermoplastic resin material containing carbon black. The carbon black contained in the thermoplastic resin material has a weight ratio of 22.5-28.5 weight % and include first carbon black and second carbon black. The first carbon black of the carbon black contained in the thermoplastic resin material has a weight ratio of 50-90 weight % and dibutyl phthalate absorption of 93-127 ml/100 g, and the second carbon black of the carbon black contained in the thermoplastic resin material has a weight ratio of 10-50 weight % and dibutyl phthalate absorption of 36-79 ml/100 g.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Inventors: Ryosuke Tsuruga, Toshiyuki Yoshida, Jun Ohira, Akeshi Asaka, Hiroto Sugimoto, Takanori Ueno, Koji Sato, Midai Suzuki, Atsushi Hori, Kaoru Okamoto, Megumi Uchino, Kazuhisa Shirayama, Naoto Kameyama, Kiyonori Soutome, Shigeo Kuroda, Akira Okano, Hiroshi Tominaga
  • Publication number: 20200007750
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus comprising: a display controlling unit configured to control to display a group of candidates representing a plurality of candidates of settings with respect to a specific setting object in response to a first type of operation and to hide the group of candidates in a case where a prescribed condition is satisfied; and a control unit configured to change the specific setting object to a selected setting, by selecting one setting from a plurality of candidates including the group of candidates in response to the first type of operation, and in a case where the group of candidates is displayed, in response to a second type of operation, change the specific setting object to a specific setting associated with the second type of operation and update the display of the group of candidates so as to correspond to the changed setting.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Daiyu Ueno, Takuro Miyajima, Koji Yoshida, Ryu Wakui, Eriko Sato, Takeshi Kikkawa
  • Publication number: 20200007749
    Abstract: An electronic device includes: a control unit configured to control so as to execute a predetermined function in accordance with a predetermined touch operation with respect to a touch operation member in a case where the touch operation member is in an enabled state, and not to execute the predetermined function in a case where the touch operation member is in a restricted state; and a switching unit configured to switch to the enabled state in accordance with a first touch operation with respect to the touch operation member in the restricted state, a touch continuation time of the first touch operation reaching a first time, and switch to the restricted state in accordance with a second touch operation with respect to the touch operation member in the enabled state, a touch continuation time of the second touch operation reaching a second time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Hirokazu Izuoka, Kimihiro Masuyama, Takuma Iwagami, Jun Kamiya, Koji Yoshida, Takuro Miyajima, Daiyu Ueno, Ryu Wakui, Eriko Sato, Takeshi Kikkawa
  • Publication number: 20200007752
    Abstract: An electronic device is capable of assigning a function selected by a user as a function to be executed in accordance with each of a plurality of operations, and the electronic device includes: a first accepting unit configured to accept a first user operation for selecting any of a plurality of groups obtained by classifying a plurality of assignable functions; a second accepting unit configured to, after any of the plurality of groups is selected, narrow down options to a plurality of assignable functions included in the selected group among all assignable functions excluding functions not included in the selected group, and accept a second user operation for selecting a function to be respectively assigned to the plurality of operations among the options and an assigning unit configured to assign the function selected by the second user operation to each of the plurality of operations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Koji Yoshida, Takuro Miyajima, Daiyu Ueno, Ryu Wakui, Eriko Sato, Takeshi Kikkawa
  • Publication number: 20200007787
    Abstract: An electronic device according to the present invention, includes: a specific operation member; an assigning unit configured to assign, in accordance with a designating operation by a user, a function to be executed in accordance with an operation with respect to the specific operation member; and a display controlling unit configured to control so as not to display a guide showing that function assignment to the specific operation member is possible even when a specific operation with respect to the specific operation member is performed in a case where function assignment by the assigning unit has been performed, and configured to control so as to display the guide in accordance with the specific operation with respect to the specific operation member in a case where function assignment by the assigning unit has not been performed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Daiyu Ueno, Koji Yoshida, Ryu Wakui, Eriko Sato
  • Publication number: 20200007753
    Abstract: An electronic device includes: a touch detector configured to detect a touch operation with respect to a touch operation surface; a registration unit configured to register, in accordance with a user operation, at least a function to be executed by a first type of a touch operation among types of touch operations with respect to the touch operation surface; and a control unit configured to control so as to execute an assigned function registered by the registration unit in accordance with the first type of a touch operation, and execute a predetermined function that cannot he changed by the registration unit in accordance with a second type of a touch operation that requires the touch operation surface to be touched over a larger touch area than a touch area satisfying a condition for the first type of a touch operation to be performed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Jun Kamiya, Takuma Iwagami, Kimihiro Masuyama, Hirokazu Izuoka, Koji Yoshida, Daiyu Ueno
  • Publication number: 20190369291
    Abstract: A plastic spectacle lens includes at least a plastic base. In the plastic spectacle lens, a difference between a highest transmittance and a lowest transmittance for light in a range of wavelengths of not less than 400 nm and not greater than 780 nm, is not greater than 10 points, and an internal transmittance of the base for light in a range (visible range) of wavelengths of not less than 380 nm and not greater than 780 nm is not less than 80% over the entirety of the range of the wavelengths.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: TOKAI OPTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji IMAI, Hiroshi UENO, Hirotoshi TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20190318157
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus comprises a conversion unit configured to convert an element array, in each region set so as to partially overlap at least one set of adjacent regions in input data, into a lower dimension element array of which dimension is lower than that of the element array; a generation unit configured to generate a connected element by connecting some or all of the lower dimension element arrays converted by the conversion unit so that an overlapping portion in each of the lower dimension element arrays will be shared; and a calculation unit configured to obtain a feature amount of the input data based on convolution of the connected elements and a weight coefficient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Atsuo Nomoto, Koji Ueno
  • Publication number: 20190141258
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus includes: a finder; a grip portion on a side of a first direction relative to the finder; a touch operation member provided on a rear surface of the imaging apparatus on a side of the first direction relative to the finder, on a side of a second direction relative to the grip portion, the second direction being opposite to the first direction, and on a side of a third direction relative to a center of the imaging apparatus, the third direction being perpendicular to the first direction and being oriented from the center toward the finder; and a control unit configured to control the imaging apparatus so as to execute a first function in accordance with a slide operation in the first direction and to execute a second function in accordance with a slide operation in the second direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Koji Yoshida, Jun Kamiya, Haruhisa Ueda, Takahiro Akimoto, Kimihiro Masuyama, Takuma Iwagami, Hirokazu Izuoka, Takuro Miyajima, Daiyu Ueno, Ryu Wakui, Eriko Sato, Takeshi Kikkawa, Shotaro Yanai, Kenji Yokoyama
  • Publication number: 20180235490
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a pulse wave detector includes a casing connected to a band which together are configured to be worn on a wrist or a forearm of a subject, and at least one light detection unit comprising a light-emitting unit configured to radiate light toward the wrist or the forearm of a subject and a light-receiving unit configured to detect light of the radiated light which has been reflected from the subject, the light-emitting unit and the light-receiving unit spaced from each other in the casing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2017
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventor: Koji UENO
  • Patent number: 9995061
    Abstract: A smart entry system that releases a lock of an opening/closing body includes: a transmission unit that transmits a call signal to a mobile key by wireless communication; a reception unit that receives a response signal from the mobile key responding to the call signal; and a control unit that outputs a call signal transmission command to the transmission unit, performs authentication of the response signal when the reception unit receives the response signal, and outputs a command for unlocking the opening/closing body based on a result of the authentication. The call signal is transmitted by a polling system. The control unit includes an output strength setting unit that changes and sets an output strength of the call signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryusuke Ishikawa, Nobuyoshi Nagai, Koji Ueno
  • Publication number: 20170292291
    Abstract: A smart entry system that releases a lock of an opening/closing body includes: a transmission unit that transmits a call signal to a mobile key by wireless communication; a reception unit that receives a response signal from the mobile key responding to the call signal; and a control unit that outputs a call signal transmission command to the transmission unit, performs authentication of the response signal when the reception unit receives the response signal, and outputs a command for unlocking the opening/closing body based on a result of the authentication. The call signal is transmitted by a polling system. The control unit includes an output strength setting unit that changes and sets an output strength of the call signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2015
    Publication date: October 12, 2017
    Applicant: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryusuke ISHIKAWA, Nobuyoshi NAGAI, Koji UENO
  • Patent number: 9460718
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a text generator includes a recognizer, a selector, and a generation unit. The recognizer is configured to recognize an acquired sound and obtain recognized character strings in recognition units and confidence levels of the recognized character strings. The selector is configured to select at least one of the recognized character strings used for a transcribed sentence on the basis of at least one of a parameter about transcription accuracy and a parameter about a workload needed for transcription. The generation unit is configured to generate the transcribed sentence using the selected recognized character strings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Taira Ashikawa, Osamu Nishiyama, Tomoo Ikeda, Koji Ueno, Kouta Nakata
  • Patent number: 9251808
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a speaker clustering apparatus includes a clustering unit, an extraction unit, and an error detection unit. The clustering unit is configured to extract acoustic features for speakers from an acoustic signal, and to cluster utterances included in the acoustic signal into the speakers by using the acoustic features. The extraction unit is configured to acquire character strings representing contents of the utterances, and to extract linguistic features of the speakers by using the character strings. The error detection unit is configured to decide that, when one of the character strings does not fit with a linguistic feature of a speaker into which an utterance of the one is clustered, the utterance is erroneously clustered by the clustering unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tomoo Ikeda, Manabu Nagao, Osamu Nishiyama, Hirokazu Suzuki, Koji Ueno, Nobuhiro Shimogori
  • Patent number: 9195735
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information extracting method includes: collecting a text in which a keyword of interest appears, the keyword of interest, and a time of creation of the text; extracting a keyword included in the text except for the keyword of interest and configured to extract the time of creation; extracting the keyword having a time score obtained on the basis of an appearance frequency of the keyword in a time interval exceeding a first threshold value and a local score obtained from the appearance frequency of the keyword in a predetermined local area exceeding a second threshold value as a local hot word, and also extract the extracted time interval of the extracted keyword and the keyword of interest corresponding to the keyword; and storing the extracted local hot word, the time interval, and the keyword of interest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Kenta Sasaki, Shinichi Nagano, Koji Ueno, Kenta Cho
  • Fan
    Patent number: D732655
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Assignee: SANYO DENKI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Ueno, Naruhiko Kudo