Patents by Inventor Kunio FURUTA

Kunio FURUTA 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: 20220201424
    Abstract: A wireless control device is provided with: a first wireless control unit that acquires first information including information indicating first positions of persons by using a first wireless method; a second wireless control unit that connects to wireless devices by using a second wireless method, and acquires second information that includes device identification information for identifying the wireless devices and information indicating second positions of the wireless devices; and an information control unit that selects the first position within a prescribed range from each second position, and specifies person identification information linked with the device identification information of the second position as the person identification information of a person present at the selected first position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2020
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Inventors: Kunihiko SAKAIBARA, Takuji MAEDA, Nobuhiko ARASHIN, Kunio FURUTA, Jumpei SASAKI
  • Publication number: 20220147604
    Abstract: Face management server includes user manager that manages a face image for registration for each user acquired by registration device registering the face image of the user and specific information other than the face image in association with each other, the specific information being used for specifying each user; device manager that manages information on a face authentication machine acquiring the face image for authentication of the user; and screen generator that generates a management screen for confirming or changing an information management status by user manager and device manager.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masashi OZONO, Yoshifumi YONEMOTO, Kunio FURUTA, Takao SHIME
  • Publication number: 20220147612
    Abstract: A face authentication registration device includes one or more personal information acquirers (face capturing camera and information acquisition camera) that acquire a plurality of pieces of personal information including information on a face image; a display unit (display) that displays a registration procedure of the personal information acquired by the personal information acquirer to the user; and a processor (controller) that controls the personal information acquirer and the display unit. The processor causes the display unit to display a first screen for guiding an operation of registration of the personal information to the user and a second screen for notifying the user of a completion of registration of the personal information, as the registration procedure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masashi OZONO, Yoshifumi YONEMOTO, Kunio FURUTA, Takao SHIME
  • Publication number: 20220148354
    Abstract: A face authentication machine includes a face image acquirer (camera) that acquires a live image of a predetermined capturing area in a facility including a face image of a user; a display unit (display) that displays a progress of face authentication of the face image included in the live image acquired by the face image acquirer; and a processor (controller) that controls the face image acquirer and the display unit, in which the processor sequentially displays two or more notification screens indicating the progress on the display unit, when the user is detected from the live image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masashi OZONO, Yoshifumi YONEMOTO, Kunio FURUTA, Takao SHIME
  • Publication number: 20220147994
    Abstract: A face authentication system includes a registration device that acquires a face image for registration of a user in a facility and specific information used for specifying the user, one or more face authentication machines that acquire a face image for authentication of the user captured when the event is generated, a face management server that is connected to the registration device via a network, and accumulates the face image for registration and the specific information in association with each other, and a face collation server that generates face feature data from the face image for registration and the face image for authentication, and performs collation processing between pieces of the face feature data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masashi OZONO, Yoshifumi YONEMOTO, Kunio FURUTA, Takao SHIME
  • Publication number: 20220108576
    Abstract: A gate open/close control device (face authentication machine) includes a face image acquirer (camera) that captures a user before passing through a gate device (external device) and acquires a face image for authentication of the user; a transmitter (communicator) that transmits a processing request for face authentication to the face collation server based on the face image for authentication; a receiver (communicator) that receives the authentication result returned from the face collation server; and a controller that reflects the authentication result on an open/close control signal of the gate device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Publication date: April 7, 2022
    Applicant: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masashi OZONO, Yoshifumi YONEMOTO, Kunio FURUTA, Takao SHIME