Patents by Inventor Masaaki Kagawa

Masaaki Kagawa 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: 11163835
    Abstract: (Object) To provide an information processing system capable of presenting important information immediately. (Means of Achieving the Object) An information processing system according to the present disclosure includes a terminal device and an information processing apparatus configured to receive content data from the terminal device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Masaaki Kagawa
  • Publication number: 20210306384
    Abstract: An event registration system includes a user terminal; a storage to store organization information on one or more organizations; and circuitry configured to display, on a display, a particular participation candidate of a particular event identified based on an input from the user terminal, and a particular person based on the particular participation candidate and particular organization information of a particular organization to which the particular participation candidate belongs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: SEIYA KOURA, RYO IWASAKI, MASAAKI KAGAWA, TAKUYA IMAI, HIROMASA KOIKE, TAKURO MANO
  • Publication number: 20210306390
    Abstract: A text data transmission-reception system includes a plurality of user terminals; a shared terminal; and an information processing apparatus connectable to each of the plurality of user terminals and the shared terminal via a network. The information processing apparatus includes circuitry configured to receive text data transmitted and received between the plurality of user terminals; determine whether or not the text data transmitted and received between the plurality of user terminals includes a request for controlling the shared terminal; and control the shared terminal based on a determination that the text data includes the request for controlling the shared terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: RYO IWASAKI, TAKUYA IMAI, TAKURO MANO, MASAAKI KAGAWA, HIROMASA KOIKE, SEIYA KOURA
  • Publication number: 20210297465
    Abstract: An information processing system includes a plurality of user terminals; and a collaboration work support system configured to assist a plurality of users operating the plurality of user terminals in performing a collaboration work. The collaboration work support system including circuitry configured to manage event information of one or more events; and store shared data that was shared by the plurality of user terminals during a particular event of the one or more events in a storage in association with event information of the particular event, the particular event being an event in which the shared data was shared by the plurality of user terminals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: HIROMASA KOIKE, MASAAKI KAGAWA, TAKUYA IMAI, RYO IWASAKI, TAKURO MANO, SEIYA KOURA
  • Publication number: 20210294483
    Abstract: An information processing system includes user terminals; and a collaboration work assisting system for assisting a work performable by users. The collaboration work assisting system includes circuitry configured to transmit an action item candidate based on statement data of users to each user terminal. Each user terminal includes another circuitry configured to receive the action item candidate from the collaboration work assisting system; display, on a display, the received action item candidate, and a screen for receiving a registration request for registering an action item selected from the action item candidate, an execution person who will execute the action item, and a due date of the action item; receive a registration operation that requests registering of the action item, execution person, and due date; and request an action item management server, to register the action item, execution person, and due date in response to receiving the registration operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd
    Inventors: TAKURO MANO, RYO IWASAKI, HIROMASA KOIKE, SEIYA KOURA, MASAAKI KAGAWA
  • Publication number: 20200273464
    Abstract: A communication terminal is communicable with a conversion system. The communication terminal includes circuitry configured to: receive a selection of one of a first mode and a second mode, the first mode being a mode in which audio data obtained based on sound collected by a sound collecting device is converted into text data, the second mode being a mode in which audio data obtained based on sound to be output from a sound output device is converted into text data, the audio data being relating to content obtained during an event being conducted; transmit, to the conversion system, audio data corresponding to selected one of the first mode and the second mode; receive, from the conversion system, text data converted from the transmitted audio data; and control a display to display text based on the received text data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventor: Masaaki KAGAWA
  • Patent number: 10593077
    Abstract: A terminal apparatus includes a display device and circuitry. The circuitry receives a predetermined instruction. In response to receiving the predetermined instruction, the circuitry changes attribute information of a stroke image associated with the predetermined instruction to specific attribute information, the specific attribute information identifying information in an area defined by the stroke image as information to be extracted. The circuitry controls the display device to display the stroke image associated with the predetermined instruction as a stroke image having the specific attribute information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventor: Masaaki Kagawa
  • Patent number: 10567590
    Abstract: A conference assistance system and method for assisting a user in utilizing conference-related information, each of which: receives input of voice or writing of at least one meeting participant; determines whether text data representing the received voice or writing is to be used by the conference assistance system to generate assistance information, to generate a determination result; when the determination result indicates that the text data is to be used, generates, based on the text data, assistance information for assisting the meeting participant; and controls a display to display the generated assistance information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yorichika Ishiyama, Hiroyuki Kimbara, Masaaki Kagawa, Jun Murata, Takahiro Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20200034387
    Abstract: (Object) To provide an information processing system capable of presenting important information immediately. (Means of Achieving the Object) An information processing system according to the present disclosure includes a terminal device and an information processing apparatus configured to receive content data from the terminal device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Masaaki KAGAWA
  • Publication number: 20190327104
    Abstract: A communication terminal communicably connected with a server system for managing content generated during an event, includes circuitry to: in response to reception of an instruction to start a particular event, transmit, to the server, a conducted event identifier request for obtaining a conducted event identifier identifying the particular event; receive the conducted event identifier from the server; and in response to reception of an instruction to end the particular event that is currently held, transmit to the server system one or more data files that are used during the particular event and the conducted event identifier, to cause the server system to store the one or more data files in association with the conducted event identifier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Inventor: MASAAKI KAGAWA
  • Publication number: 20190306321
    Abstract: A conference assistance system and method for assisting a user in utilizing conference-related information, each of which: receives input of voice or writing of at least one meeting participant; determines whether text data representing the received voice or writing is to be used by the conference assistance system to generate assistance information, to generate a determination result; when the determination result indicates that the text data is to be used, generates, based on the text data, assistance information for assisting the meeting participant; and controls a display to display the generated assistance information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, ltd.
    Inventors: Yorichika ISHIYAMA, Hiroyuki KIMBARA, Masaaki KAGAWA, Jun MURATA, Takahiro YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20190297022
    Abstract: An apparatus, system, and method for assisting sharing of resources among a plurality of users, each of which: calculates a first time period before an end time of a current scheduled time period for using a resource is reached, the first time period being a period of time from a reference time of the current scheduled time period for using the resource to a start time of a next scheduled time period for using the resource; and when the first time period is equal to or greater than a first predetermined time period, transmits, to a communication terminal used by a user who currently uses the resource, information indicating that the current scheduled time period for using the resource is extendable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Masaaki KAGAWA
  • Patent number: 10367944
    Abstract: A conference assistance system and method for assisting a user in utilizing conference-related information, each of which: receives input of voice or writing of at least one meeting participant; determines whether text data representing the received voice or writing is to be used by the conference assistance system to generate assistance information, to generate a determination result; when the determination result indicates that the text data is to be used, generates, based on the text data, assistance information for assisting the meeting participant; and controls a display to display the generated assistance information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yorichika Ishiyama, Hiroyuki Kimbara, Masaaki Kagawa, Jun Murata, Takahiro Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20190089838
    Abstract: A conference assistance system and method for assisting a user in utilizing conference-related information, each of which: receives input of voice or writing of at least one meeting participant; determines whether text data representing the received voice or writing is to be used by the conference assistance system to generate assistance information, to generate a determination result; when the determination result indicates that the text data is to be used, generates, based on the text data, assistance information for assisting the meeting participant; and controls a display to display the generated assistance information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: YORICHIKA ISHIYAMA, Hiroyuki Kimbara, Masaaki Kagawa, Jun Murata, Takahiro Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20190073808
    Abstract: A terminal apparatus includes a display device and circuitry. The circuitry receives a predetermined instruction. In response to receiving the predetermined instruction, the circuitry changes attribute information of a stroke image associated with the predetermined instruction to specific attribute information, the specific attribute information identifying information in an area defined by the stroke image as information to be extracted. The circuitry controls the display device to display the stroke image associated with the predetermined instruction as a stroke image having the specific attribute information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Inventor: Masaaki KAGAWA
  • Patent number: 10194031
    Abstract: A conference assistance system and method for assisting a user in utilizing conference-related information, each of which: receives input of voice or writing of at least one meeting participant; determines whether text data representing the received voice or writing is to be used by the conference assistance system to generate assistance information, to generate a determination result; when the determination result indicates that the text data is to be used, generates, based on the text data, assistance information for assisting the meeting participant; and controls a display to display the generated assistance information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yorichika Ishiyama, Hiroyuki Kimbara, Masaaki Kagawa, Jun Murata, Takahiro Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20180060818
    Abstract: A system and method of conference assistance, each of which: receives voices or writings input by a plurality of participants participating in a conference relating to a project; calculates, based on the received voices or writings, an evaluation value used for evaluating the project; transmits the calculated evaluation value to the project evaluation server; and controls a display to display a project evaluation information representing an evaluation result of the project, the project evaluation information being received from the project evaluation server in response to transmission of the evaluation value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yorichika ISHIYAMA, Hiroyuki KIMBARA, Yuichi TAKAMIYA, Takeshi SUZUKI, Masaaki KAGAWA, Takahiro YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20180063332
    Abstract: A conference assistance system and method for assisting a user in utilizing conference-related information, each of which: receives input of voice or writing of at least one meeting participant; determines whether text data representing the received voice or writing is to be used by the conference assistance system to generate assistance information, to generate a determination result; when the determination result indicates that the text data is to be used, generates, based on the text data, assistance information for assisting the meeting participant; and controls a display to display the generated assistance information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2017
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yorichika ISHIYAMA, Hiroyuki KIMBARA, Masaaki KAGAWA, Jun MURATA, Takahiro YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 9395828
    Abstract: An electronic information board apparatus includes an extraction part configured to extract an operation area from an image input to the electronic information board; a display part configured to reconfigure the extracted operation area and display the reconfigured operation area at a predetermined position of a display screen; a correlation part configured to correlate the coordinates of the operation area and the coordinates of the reconfigured operation area; and a conversion part configured to convert an operation on the coordinates of the reconfigured operation area into an operation on the coordinates of the operation area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshifumi Sakuramata, Masaaki Kagawa, Eiji Kemmochi, Kuangyi Zhu, Hiroko Mano
  • Publication number: 20130147736
    Abstract: An electronic information board apparatus includes an extraction part configured to extract an operation area from an image input to the electronic information board; a display part configured to reconfigure the extracted operation area and display the reconfigured operation area at a predetermined position of a display screen; a correlation part configured to correlate the coordinates of the operation area and the coordinates of the reconfigured operation area; and a conversion part configured to convert an operation on the coordinates of the reconfigured operation area into an operation on the coordinates of the operation area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2012
    Publication date: June 13, 2013
    Inventors: Yoshifumi Sakuramata, Masaaki Kagawa, Eiji Kemmochi, Kuangyi Zhu, Hiroko Mano