Patents by Inventor Makoto Kameyama

Makoto Kameyama 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: 20190379821
    Abstract: An electronic device sets, in accordance with a use operation, which one of a plurality of objects is to be used to display a specific setting item on a setting screen. The plurality of objects include a first object and a second object whose display size, information amount to be displayed, and number of types of operable setting values are larger than the first object. In case where the first object is displayed on the setting screen, the electronic device changes a first setting value concerning the specific setting item in accordance with an operation on one of a first or second operation member. In case where the second object is displayed on the setting screen, the electronic device changes the first and second setting values in accordance with the operations on the first and second operation members, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2019
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Inventors: Seiji Kobayashi, Yuko Izaki, Makoto Kameyama, Kazutaka Kondo, Tomoaki Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10440257
    Abstract: An electronic device sets, in accordance with a use operation, which one of a plurality of objects is to be used to display a specific setting item on a setting screen. The plurality of objects include a first object and a second object whose display size, information amount to be displayed, and number of types of operable setting values are larger than the first object. In case where the first object is displayed on the setting screen, the electronic device changes a first setting value concerning the specific setting item in accordance with an operation on one of a first or second operation member. In case where the second object is displayed on the setting screen, the electronic device changes the first and second setting values in accordance with the operations on the first and second operation members, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Seiji Kobayashi, Yuko Izaki, Makoto Kameyama, Kazutaka Kondo, Tomoaki Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20160227105
    Abstract: An electronic device sets, in accordance with a use operation, which one of a plurality of objects is to be used to display a specific setting item on a setting screen. The plurality of objects include a first object and a second object whose display size, information amount to be displayed, and number of types of operable setting values are larger than the first object. In case where the first object is displayed on the setting screen, the electronic device changes a first setting value concerning the specific setting item in accordance with an operation on one of a first or second operation member. In case where the second object is displayed on the setting screen, the electronic device changes the first and second setting values in accordance with the operations on the first and second operation members, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2016
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Inventors: Seiji Kobayashi, Yuko Izaki, Makoto Kameyama, Kazutaka Kondo, Tomoaki Takahashi
  • Patent number: 8786750
    Abstract: In a multiple-exposure imaging operation, an imaging apparatus performs an information display according to an appropriate display type considering imaging conditions. The imaging apparatus includes a display type setting unit configured to set any one of a plurality of display types as a display type for an information display to be displayed together with a through image, a mode setting unit to set a multiple-exposure imaging mode, perform a control, when the multiple-exposure imaging mode is set and an image to be multiple-composited with the through image can be acquired, to change to a display type dedicated to the multiple-exposure imaging mode for displaying at least one of the number of multiple-exposure image capturing scheduled images, the number of multiple-exposure image capturing completed images, the number of images remaining to reach the number of multiple-exposure image capturing scheduled images, and an icon indicating that the multiple-exposure imaging mode is set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Makoto Kameyama, Koji Yoshida
  • Patent number: 8628949
    Abstract: An apparatus for producing a probe carrier in which ambient humidity for a plurality of nozzles of a liquid ejection device for ejecting droplets of solutions containing probes to the surface of a carrier is controlled to 50% or more, preferably 60% or more. A part of solution supply passages to the plurality of nozzles is constructed from gas permeable membranes permitting gas-liquid separation under reduced pressure. These gas permeable membrane portions are gathered and altogether placed under reduced pressure to remove air bubbles from the respective solutions supplied to the plural nozzles and decrease the amount of a dissolved gas, which causes air bubbles to be generated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2014
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Makoto Kameyama, Nobuyuki Okamura, Tadashi Okamoto
  • Publication number: 20130250156
    Abstract: An image capturing apparatus comprise an image capturing unit; a button; a touch detecting unit configured to detect a touch operation on a touch panel; and a control unit configured to control, when an operation of the button is accepted in a specific operation mode, the image capturing unit so that the image capturing unit performs shooting for a term that corresponds to a time period for which the operation is continued, and to control, in the specific operation mode, the image capturing unit so that the image capturing unit starts shooting in response to the touch operation on the touch panel, and ends the shooting when it is detected that the touch of the touch operation is released and another touch is performed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2013
    Publication date: September 26, 2013
    Applicant: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Makoto Kameyama, Koji Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20120274830
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus performs information display according to an appropriate display type considering imaging conditions. The imaging apparatus includes a display type setting unit to set any one of a plurality of display types as a display type for an information display to be displayed together with a through image, a mode setting unit to set a multiple-exposure imaging mode, a control unit to perform a control, when the multiple-exposure imaging mode is set and an image to be multiple-composited with the through image can be acquired, to change the display type to a display type dedicated to the multiple-exposure imaging mode for displaying at least one of the number of multiple-exposure image capturing scheduled images, the number of multiple-exposure image capturing completed images, the number of images remaining to reach the number of multiple-exposure image capturing scheduled images, and an icon indicating that the multiple-exposure imaging mode is set.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2012
    Publication date: November 1, 2012
    Applicant: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Makoto Kameyama, Koji Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20120003764
    Abstract: Produced is an organic light-emitting device with high reliability without causing any degradation in light emission characteristics by preventing the intrusion of moisture with respect to an organic light-emitting element. Provided is a method of producing an organic light-emitting device including a substrate 101, an organic light-emitting element provided on the substrate 101, and a resin protective film 109 covering the organic light-emitting element, the method including: moving the substrate provided with the organic light-emitting element into a printing chamber; and screen printing using a screen printing plate to form the resin protective film, in which a non-printing region of the screen printing plate has a projection 212 or a non-printing region of the substrate has a projection 213, and the screen printing plate forms the resin protective film while being in contact with the substrate 101 via the projection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2010
    Publication date: January 5, 2012
    Applicant: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Atsushi Koike, Makoto Kameyama
  • Publication number: 20100285997
    Abstract: A probe medium for being placed on a substrate comprising a probe which can specifically bond to a target substance, and a substance having a site which can bond to the probe and a substance having a site which can bond to a substrate surface. A process for manufacturing a substrate an immobilized probe comprising the steps of providing a substrate, and providing the substrate with a probe medium comprising a probe which can specifically bond to a target substance and a substance having a site which can bond to the probe and a substance having a site which can bond to a substrate surface. Probe medium comprises a probe which can specifically bond to a target substance, a water-soluble polymer material, and a high boiling solvent. A process for immobilizing a probe comprising the steps of providing a substrate, and providing the substrate with probe medium comprising the probe which can specifically bond to a target substance, a water-soluble polymer material and a high boiling solvent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2010
    Publication date: November 11, 2010
    Applicant: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshikatsu Okada, Makoto Kameyama, Kenichi Iwata
  • Patent number: 7684943
    Abstract: A method for appropriately managing the quality and distribution of a probe carrier. Probe carriers manufactured by a probe carrier manufacturing apparatus having ejecting portions for ejecting probe solutions, each containing a probe, which can be specifically coupled with a target substance, for applying the probe solution on a carrier, and a plurality of probe tanks storing mutually different probe solutions for supplying ejecting portions. Each probe tank is labeled with the bar-code. The labeled bar-code is read by the bar-code reader. On the basis of the read bar-code, the probe solution stored in the probe tank is identified. On the other hand, the probe tank is mounted on the ejecting portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2010
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Okamura, Makoto Kameyama, Tadashi Okamoto
  • Publication number: 20090143251
    Abstract: An apparatus for producing a probe carrier in which ambient humidity for a plurality of nozzles of a liquid ejection device for ejecting droplets of solutions containing probes to the surface of a carrier is controlled to 50% or more, preferably 60% or more. A part of solution supply passages to the plurality of nozzles is constructed from gas permeable membranes permitting gas-liquid separation under reduced pressure. These gas permeable membrane portions are gathered and altogether placed under reduced pressure to remove air bubbles from the respective solutions supplied to the plural nozzles and decrease the amount of a dissolved gas, which causes air bubbles to be generated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2009
    Publication date: June 4, 2009
    Applicant: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Makoto Kameyama, Nobuyuki Okamura, Tadashi Okamoto
  • Patent number: 7462380
    Abstract: A particle film deposition method provides ultrafine particles generated by arc heating. An electrode is employed with at least two sub-electrodes each radially aligned toward the same part of a material. The material is evaporated by an arc discharge via the electrode, particles are generated from the evaporated material and the particles collide against a substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2008
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Junri Ishikura, Makoto Kameyama, Yasuyuki Saito
  • Publication number: 20070160505
    Abstract: A method for appropriately managing the quality and distribution of a probe carrier. Probe carriers manufactured by a probe carrier manufacturing apparatus having ejecting portions for ejecting probe solutions, each containing a probe, which can be specifically coupled with a target substance, for applying the probe solution on a carrier, and a plurality of probe tanks storing mutually different probe solutions for supplying ejecting portions. Each probe tank is labeled with the bar-code. The labeled bar-code is read by the bar-code reader. On the basis of the read bar-code, the probe solution stored in the probe tank is identified. On the other hand, the probe tank is mounted on the ejecting portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2007
    Publication date: July 12, 2007
    Applicant: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Okamura, Makoto Kameyama, Tadashi Okamoto
  • Patent number: 7216042
    Abstract: A method for appropriately managing the quality and distribution of a probe carrier. Probe carriers manufactured by a probe carrier manufacturing apparatus having ejecting portions for ejecting probe solutions, each containing a probe, which can be specifically coupled with a target substance, for applying the probe solution on a carrier, and a plurality of probe tanks storing mutually different probe solutions for supplying ejecting portions. Each probe tank is labeled with the bar-code. The labeled bar-code is read by the bar-code reader. On the basis of the read bar-code, the probe solution stored in the probe tank is identified. On the other hand, the probe tank is mounted on the ejecting portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2002
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2007
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Okamura, Makoto Kameyama, Tadashi Okamoto
  • Publication number: 20060083856
    Abstract: A particle film deposition apparatus and method are provided, with which ultra fine particles are generated by arc heating. The generated ultra fine particles can be efficiently sucked up into a transfer tube regardless of an arc voltage, and the resulting film can be stable in shape. An evaporation material 8 to be evaporated by arc heating and to generate ultra fine particles is connected to an electrode. As other electrodes, a plurality of rods 17 each having a discharge section at the tip thereof are provided. These rods 17 are so arranged as to be directed in each different direction with respect to the evaporation material 8.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2005
    Publication date: April 20, 2006
    Applicant: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Junri Ishikura, Makoto Kameyama, Yasuyuki Saito
  • Patent number: 7005047
    Abstract: A particle film deposition apparatus and method are provided, with which ultra fine particles are generated by arc heating. The generated ultra fine particles can be efficiently sucked up into a transfer tube regardless of an arc voltage, and the resulting film can be stable in shape. An evaporation material 8 to be evaporated by arc heating and to generate ultra fine particles is connected to an electrode. As other electrodes, a plurality of rods 17 each having a discharge section at the tip thereof are provided. These rods 17 are so arranged as to be directed in each different direction with respect to the evaporation material 8.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2003
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2006
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Junri Ishikura, Makoto Kameyama, Yasuyuki Saito
  • Patent number: 6948995
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an electron-emitting device having excellent electron emission characteristics is provided in which fibers comprising carbon as the main composition are fixed (bonded) to a substrate in a desired area and at a desired density with simple processes and inexpensive manufacture cost, and a manufacture method for an electron source, a light-emitting apparatus and an image forming apparatus using such electron-emitting devices is provided. A method of manufacturing an electron-emitting device made of material comprising carbon as main composition by an aerosol type gas deposition method in which the material comprising carbon as the main composition is aerosolized and transported together with gas, and tightly attached (bonded) to a substrate via a nozzle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2002
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2005
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Junri Ishikura, Makoto Kameyama, Takeo Tsukamoto, Yasuyuki Saito
  • Publication number: 20050158738
    Abstract: A carrier having indexes in a probe non-fixing region is used and solutions containing probes are applied to respective specific positions on the carrier by referring to said indexes and fixed. The position of a target compound that is specifically bonded to a probe fixed to a probe carrier manufactured by a method according to the invention can be accurately and quickly detected by referring to the indexes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2004
    Publication date: July 21, 2005
    Applicant: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Okamura, Tadashi Okamoto, Makoto Kameyama
  • Patent number: 6852524
    Abstract: A carrier having indexes in a probe non-fixing region is used and solutions containing probes are applied to respective specific positions on the carrier by referring to said indexes and fixed. The position of a target compound that is specifically bonded to a probe fixed to a probe carrier manufactured by a method according to the invention can be accurately and quickly detected by referring to the indexes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2002
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2005
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Okamura, Tadashi Okamoto, Makoto Kameyama
  • Publication number: 20040005620
    Abstract: A probe medium for being placed on a substrate comprising a probe which can specifically bond to a target substance, and a substance having a site which can bond to the probe and a substance having a site which can bond to a substrate surface. A process for manufacturing a substrate an immobilized probe comprising the steps of providing a substrate, and providing the substrate with a probe medium comprising a probe which can specifically bond to a target substance and a substance having a site which can bond to the probe and a substance having a site which can bond to a substrate surface. Probe medium comprises a probe which can specifically bond to a target substance, a water-soluble polymer material, and a high boiling solvent. A process for immobilizing a probe comprising the steps of providing a substrate, and providing the substrate with probe medium comprising the probe which can specifically bond to a target substance, a water-soluble polymer material and a high boiling solvent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2003
    Publication date: January 8, 2004
    Applicant: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshikatsu Okada, Makoto Kameyama, Kenichi Iwata