Patents by Inventor Makiya Tamura

Makiya Tamura 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: 10216751
    Abstract: A method for controlling an information processing apparatus includes specifying a folder for storing a file among a plurality of folders, displaying character string candidates for setting a file name of a file based on a folder path of the specified folder, selecting a character string from a plurality of displayed character strings, and setting the selected character string as the file name of the file.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Daijiro Miyamoto, Makiya Tamura, Natsuki Kato
  • Publication number: 20180176405
    Abstract: There is provided with an information processing apparatus and a method of controlling the same. The apparatus sets a naming rule for an image file and determines whether or not the set naming rule satisfies a predetermined condition. If it is determined that the naming rule does not satisfy the predetermined condition, the information processing apparatus warns a user. On the other hand, if it is determined that the naming rule satisfies the predetermined condition, the information processing apparatus generates a file name of the image file in accordance with the set naming rule, and stores the image file with the file name.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2018
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Inventors: Ryuta Mori, Makiya Tamura, Daijiro Miyamoto, Natsuki Kato
  • Patent number: 9924060
    Abstract: There is provided with an information processing apparatus and a method of controlling the same. The apparatus sets a naming rule for an image file and determines whether or not the set naming rule satisfies a predetermined condition. If it is determined that the naming rule does not satisfy the predetermined condition, the information processing apparatus warns a user. On the other hand, if it is determined that the naming rule satisfies the predetermined condition, the information processing apparatus generates a file name of the image file in accordance with the set naming rule, and stores the image file with the file name.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Ryuta Mori, Makiya Tamura, Daijiro Miyamoto, Natsuki Kato
  • Patent number: 9756211
    Abstract: An apparatus equipped with a fax function performs first and second settings on a user interface, wherein the first setting sets one or more specific fax numbers so that a printout of received fax data relating to the set one or more specific fax numbers is not produced, and wherein the second setting is a setting for a printout of received fax data, that relate to a fax number that does not exist in an address book, not to be produced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Makiya Tamura
  • Patent number: 9648200
    Abstract: An image processing system includes a memory unit configured to store an address book to be used for setting a transmission destination of image data, a receiving unit configured to receive the image data, an acquisition unit configured to acquire a name that is registered in the address book in association with information of a transmission source of the image data received by the receiving unit, a setting unit configured to set a folder path for a plurality of hierarchies which includes a folder with the name acquired by the acquisition unit, and a storage unit configured to store the image data received by the receiving unit in a folder indicated by the folder path that is set by the setting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Ryuta Mori, Fumitoshi Ito, Daijiro Miyamoto, Makiya Tamura, Natsuki Kato, Shuuhei Kawakami
  • Patent number: 9635214
    Abstract: An image processing system includes a storage unit configured to store an address book to be used to set a transmission destination of image data, a reception unit configured to receive image data, an acquisition unit configured to acquire a name registered in the address book in association with transmission source information of the image data received by the reception unit, a setting unit configured to set a filename using the name acquired by the acquisition unit to the image data received by the reception unit, and a transmission unit configured to transmit the image data to which the filename is set by the setting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shuuhei Kawakami, Ryuta Mori, Makiya Tamura, Natsuki Kato, Fumitoshi Ito, Daijiro Miyamoto
  • Publication number: 20170024168
    Abstract: To provide a mechanism in which a browser appropriately notifies a user of a change in the state without waiting for an instruction from a server and displays an appropriate operation screen upon reception of the instruction from the server in an information processing apparatus executing a process based on a request from the server. Upon detection of a change in the state, a service provider 340 notifies a Web browser 330 of the state and content information corresponding to the state. The Web browser 330 displays a screen in accordance with the content information included in the notification of the change in the state from the service provider 340. In addition, the Web browser 330 accesses an URL in accordance with an instruction from a Web server 102 to acquire an appropriate operation screen and displays the operation screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2016
    Publication date: January 26, 2017
    Inventor: Makiya Tamura
  • Patent number: 9531904
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus is configured to adjust a data size of a facsimile transmission job. The data size exceeds a buffer size of an image processing apparatus if the acquired data size of the facsimile transmission job is smaller than or equal to the acquired buffer size of the image processing apparatus, and transmit the facsimile transmission job to the image processing apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Makiya Tamura
  • Publication number: 20160316093
    Abstract: An apparatus equipped with a fax function, including: a user interface that performs a first setting that can set received fax data relating to one or more specific fax numbers so that a printout of the received fax data is not produced and a second setting that can set received fax data relating to a fax number that does not exist in an address book so that a printout of the received fax data is not produced; and a control unit configured to control production of a printout of received fax data in accordance with the first and second settings, and the control unit: performs control so that, in a case where the second setting is set, a printout of the received fax data is not produced on a condition that the fax number of the source of transmission of the received fax data corresponds to at least one of a fax number that does not exist in the address book and the specific fax number that is set by the first setting, and performs control so that a printout of the received fax data is produced on a condition th
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2016
    Publication date: October 27, 2016
    Inventor: Makiya Tamura
  • Patent number: 9413841
    Abstract: There is provided an image processing system for performing image processing on input image. The image processing system includes an input data determination unit configured to determine a device that has input image data that is input, an image processing unit configured to selectively perform image processing on the input image data based on the determination result by the input data determination unit, an image classification unit configured to classify input image data, and a redirect URL determination unit configured to determine a URL at the time of the next access by a user in accordance with the result of classification by the image classification unit. The image data on which the selective image processing is performed is subjected to processing in accordance with instructions from a display screen of the URL destination and the result of the processing is saved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Makiya Tamura
  • Publication number: 20160127596
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus is configured to adjust a data size of a facsimile transmission job. The data size exceeds a buffer size of an image processing apparatus if the acquired data size of the facsimile transmission job is smaller than or equal to the acquired buffer size of the image processing apparatus, and transmit the facsimile transmission job to the image processing apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2015
    Publication date: May 5, 2016
    Inventor: Makiya Tamura
  • Patent number: 9311306
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus uses unique IDs to manage items, such as electronic files and folders, to be operated and includes: an information share window ID managing section managing, in a share window ID management DB, information of the window Ids corresponding to windows of Web browsers that are to share information; an item storing processing section storing item information in an item information DB when a first operation for the item is instructed from a first Web browser; a stored item processing section executing a second operation based on the item information stored in the item information DB and the information of the window Ids stored in the share window ID management DB when the second operation is instructed from a second Web browser; This apparatus enables collaborative operations between two windows of Web browsers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2016
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Makiya Tamura
  • Publication number: 20160065782
    Abstract: There is provided with an information processing apparatus and a method of controlling the same. The apparatus sets a naming rule for an image file and determines whether or not the set naming rule satisfies a predetermined condition. If it is determined that the naming rule does not satisfy the predetermined condition, the information processing apparatus warns a user. On the other hand, if it is determined that the naming rule satisfies the predetermined condition, the information processing apparatus generates a file name of the image file in accordance with the set naming rule, and stores the image file with the file name.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2015
    Publication date: March 3, 2016
    Inventors: Ryuta Mori, Makiya Tamura, Daijiro Miyamoto, Natsuki Kato
  • Publication number: 20160004713
    Abstract: A method for controlling an information processing apparatus includes specifying a folder for storing a file among a plurality of folders, displaying character string candidates for setting a file name of a file based on a folder path of the specified folder, selecting a character string from a plurality of displayed character strings, and setting the selected character string as the file name of the file.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2015
    Publication date: January 7, 2016
    Inventors: Daijiro Miyamoto, Makiya Tamura, Natsuki Kato
  • Publication number: 20160006900
    Abstract: To facilitate document read setting suitable for storage folder, a method for controlling an image processing apparatus includes generating image data indicating an image of an original read by a reading unit, designating a folder to store the generated image data, acquiring a read setting corresponding to the designated folder, and reading the image of the original in accordance with the acquired read setting.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2015
    Publication date: January 7, 2016
    Inventors: Natsuki Kato, Daijiro Miyamoto, Makiya Tamura
  • Patent number: 9225873
    Abstract: A multifunction peripheral (MFP) for displaying a screen including a list of a part of folders included in a plurality of folders determines to, based on a file stored in a same folder as a folder storing the plurality of folders, display index keys for enabling display of folders corresponding to a specified character out of the plurality of folders (S1002), and displays a screen including the index keys on a display unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Makiya Tamura
  • Patent number: 9091992
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus, in a case where a print setting for printing an image on a preprinted surface of a preprinted sheet has been set and a surface of the sheet read by a reading unit is a preprinted surface, executes printing on the sheet. The image forming apparatus, in a case where a print setting for printing an image on an unprinted surface of a preprinted sheet has been set and a surface of the sheet read by the reading unit is not a preprinted surface, executes printing on the sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2015
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Makiya Tamura, Daijiro Miyamoto, Megumi Saito, Tadanori Nakatsuka, Naoya Kakutani
  • Patent number: 9094620
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus that can transmit an image outputted after the execution of a workflow as well as an attribute information file including attribute information suitable for an external system as a transmission destination to the external system. An attribute information management unit manages attributes required by the external system when the image data is transmitted to the external system. A workflow execution unit executes a workflow as a sequential processing in which a plurality of functions of the image processing apparatus are combined. An attribute value setting unit sets attribute values for the attributes required by the external system when the communication unit transmits the image data to the external system. An external system interconnection unit causes the communication unit to transmit the image data output from the workflow execution unit to the external system with reference to the attribute values set by the attribute value setting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2015
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Makiya Tamura
  • Publication number: 20150138577
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus that can transmit an image outputted after the execution of a workflow as well as an attribute information file including attribute information suitable for an external system as a transmission destination to the external system. An attribute information management unit manages attributes required by the external system when the image data is transmitted to the external system. A workflow execution unit executes a workflow as a sequential processing in which a plurality of functions of the image processing apparatus are combined. An attribute value setting unit sets attribute values for the attributes required by the external system when the communication unit transmits the image data to the external system. An external system interconnection unit causes the communication unit to transmit the image data output from the workflow execution unit to the external system with reference to the attribute values set by the attribute value setting unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2015
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventor: Makiya TAMURA
  • Patent number: 9016688
    Abstract: A system comprises a conveying unit configured to convey an original, a reading unit configured to read the original that is being conveyed by the conveying unit, a printing unit configured to print an image on a paper based on an image of the original read by the reading unit, a determination unit configured to determine an orientation of the original according to the image obtained by reading the original with the reading unit, and a deciding unit configured to decide an orientation of an image that is to be printed on the original, according to the orientation of the original determined by the determination unit, wherein the printing unit prints the image on the original, in the orientation of the image decided by the deciding unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Daijiro Miyamoto, Makiya Tamura