Patents by Inventor Masahide Takano

Masahide Takano 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: 11216066
    Abstract: A display device includes a display unit, a detection control unit configured to detect a state of a body of the user, an input detection unit configured to receive an input, an application execution unit configured to execute processing when a condition is satisfied, and a display control unit configured to display information about the processing, where the application execution unit executes the processing when the execution instruction is received, the display device includes a learning unit that includes a data set generation unit configured to generate a data set based on a detection result by the detection control unit and an received input, and the learning unit configured to estimate by an estimation model whether the processing is executable, to update the estimation model according to the data set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichi Kobayashi, Masahide Takano
  • Patent number: 11178344
    Abstract: To provide HMD including an image display unit worn by a user on a head and configured to display an image, a camera provided in the image display unit and configured to capture an image in a predetermined direction relative to the image display unit, and a control unit configured to specify a non-display region in an imaging range of the camera, perform a process of lowering a clarity of the non-display region on captured image data of the camera, and output the processed captured image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichi Kobayashi, Masahide Takano
  • Publication number: 20210318750
    Abstract: An HMD includes an image display section configured to display an image to be visually recognizable through an outside scene. The HMD includes a position detecting section configured to recognize an input and a control section configured to cause the image display section to display information and change the display in the image display section according to the input recognized by the position detecting section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2021
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuo NISHIZAWA, Masahide TAKANO, Teruhito KOJIMA
  • Patent number: 11131855
    Abstract: A display system includes an HMD and a PC. The HMD displays an image on a scene in a real space in an overlapped manner. The PC includes a first control unit. The first control unit causes the HMD to display a guide image indicating a direction set based on a robot to correspond to a robot arranged in the real space. On a tool of the robot, a tool coordinate system is set based on the tool. The first control unit displays the guide image indicating the tool coordinate system in accordance with a direction of the tool. The guide image includes an X-axis image, a Y-axis image, and a Z-axis image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akio Yamazaki, Masahide Takano
  • Publication number: 20210240343
    Abstract: A method for controlling a display system including a head-mounted display device and a controller coupled to the display device is provided. A first display unit provided in the display device constituting the display system enables an outside scene to be visually recognized. The first display unit is caused to perform display in any mode of a plurality of modes in accordance with a state of the head of a user wearing the display device. At this time, one input mode of a plurality of input modes is set in accordance with a display mode of the first display unit, and input corresponding to each of the plurality of input modes is enabled in coordination with display on a second display unit provided in the controller, and input is received in the input mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2021
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichi KOBAYASHI, Masahide TAKANO
  • Patent number: 11073901
    Abstract: An HMD includes an image display section configured to display an image to be visually recognizable through an outside scene. The HMD includes a position detecting section configured to recognize an input and a control section configured to cause the image display section to display information and change the display in the image display section according to the input recognized by the position detecting section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuo Nishizawa, Masahide Takano, Teruhito Kojima
  • Patent number: 11054650
    Abstract: A head-mounted display device that enables a user to visually recognize a virtual image and an external scene includes an image display unit that causes the user to visually recognize the virtual image and an augmented reality processing unit that forms on the image display unit the virtual image indicating a virtual object which is an object for providing augmented reality to the user and of which the user's visual discomfort is reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yutaka Fujimaki, Hideho Kaneko, Masahide Takano, Naoto Aruga, Kaori Sendai
  • Patent number: 11025826
    Abstract: An HMD includes a display section configured to display an image to enable visual recognition of an outside scene by transmitting external light, an operation detecting section configured to detect operation, a HMD control section configured to generate, according to the operation detected by the operation detecting section, a command for operating a first mobile body, a communication control section configured to acquire first mobile body image data concerning a captured image captured by the mobile body, and a display control section configured to cause the display section to display an image based on the first mobile body image data acquired by the communication control section. The display control section controls visibility of the outside scene in the display section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Emi Ozawa, Shinichi Kobayashi, Masahide Takano
  • Patent number: 10972668
    Abstract: An HMD includes an image display section configured to display an image to enable visual recognition of an outside scene by transmitting external light, a mobile-body-position acquiring section configured to acquire a position of a mobile machine, an operation detecting section configured to detect operation, and a display control section configured to cause the image display section to display the image. The display control section executes visibility control processing for controlling, on the basis of the position of the mobile machine acquired by the mobile-body-position acquiring section and the operation detected by the operation detecting section, visibility of the image displayed by the image display section with respect to the external light transmitted through the image display section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Emi Ozawa, Shinichi Kobayashi, Masahide Takano
  • Patent number: 10948724
    Abstract: A transmissive display device includes an image display unit configured to transmit an outside scenery and display an image viewable with the outside scenery, an interference risk region calculation unit configured to calculate an interference risk region where there is a risk of interference between a user of the transmissive display device and a mobile body, a risk level determination unit configured to determine a risk level of the interference, based on a relative positional relationship between the user and the mobile body, and a display control unit configured to display, on the image display unit, an image indicating the interference risk region in a display mode according to the determined risk level.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yutaka Fujimaki, Masahide Takano
  • Patent number: 10949055
    Abstract: A guidance system includes first and second HMDs. The first HMD includes a first image display section, and a reception section receiving an instruction, and a first control section generating output information in response to an instruction received by the reception section and transmitting the output information to the second HMD. The second HMD includes a second image display section displaying an image to be visually recognized in an overlapping manner with external scenery, a second storage section storing AR content including an AR image combined with external scenery visually recognized in the second display section, and a second control section displaying an image based on at least one of the AR content stored in the second storage section and the output information on the second display section according to a position of the second HMD or a visual field of external scenery visually recognized in the second display section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinya Torii, Masahide Takano
  • Patent number: 10908425
    Abstract: A transmission-type head mounted display apparatus including an image display unit configured to transmit an external scene and display an image of a display object to be viewed along with the external scene, a gesture detection unit configured to detect a predefined gesture for the displayed image of the display object, and a display controller configured to perform at least one of display of the image of the display object in a display mode corresponding to the gesture having been detected and display of related information that corresponds to the gesture having been detected and that is associated with the display object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuo Nishizawa, Masahide Takano
  • Patent number: 10884498
    Abstract: An HMD includes: an image display unit of a transmissive type that is mounted on a head of a user and configured to transmit light; a display control unit configured to display on the image display unit an image for input at a position overlapping a hand of the user visually recognized through the image display unit; an acquisition unit configured to acquire a detected value of a myoelectric sensor mounted on a hand of the user; and an operation detection unit configured to detect an operation corresponding to the image for input that is displayed by the image display unit, based on the detected value of the myoelectric sensor acquired by the acquisition unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideho Kaneko, Masahide Takano, Shinichi Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10838205
    Abstract: A head mounted display includes a plurality of vibrators disposed in a device main body which is attached to a head and includes a display unit that displays an image, and a control unit that individually controls the plurality of vibrators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yutaka Fujimaki, Masahide Takano
  • Publication number: 20200344420
    Abstract: An HMD includes an image display section configured to display an image to enable visual recognition of an outside scene by transmitting external light, a mobile-body-position acquiring section configured to acquire a position of a mobile machine, an operation detecting section configured to detect operation, and a display control section configured to cause the image display section to display the image. The display control section executes visibility control processing for controlling, on the basis of the position of the mobile machine acquired by the mobile-body-position acquiring section and the operation detected by the operation detecting section, visibility of the image displayed by the image display section with respect to the external light transmitted through the image display section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Emi OZAWA, Shinichi KOBAYASHI, Masahide TAKANO
  • Patent number: 10761333
    Abstract: An HMD including an image display unit mounted on a user's head to display an image, a right earphone and a left earphone to be installed in the user's right and left ears to output sound based on a sound signal of a right channel for a right ear and a sound signal of a left channel for a left ear, a second communication unit configured to receive a sound signal, and a control unit configured to assign a sound signal for sound associated with a displayed image displayed by the image display unit and the sound signal received by the second communication unit to the left channel and the right channel to output the sound signals as sound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kaori Sendai, Masahide Takano
  • Patent number: 10750094
    Abstract: An HMD includes an image display section configured to display an image to enable visual recognition of an outside scene by transmitting external light, a mobile-body-position acquiring section configured to acquire a position of a mobile machine, an operation detecting section configured to detect operation, and a display control section configured to cause the image display section to display the image. The display control section executes visibility control processing for controlling, on the basis of the position of the mobile machine acquired by the mobile-body-position acquiring section and the operation detected by the operation detecting section, visibility of the image displayed by the image display section with respect to the external light transmitted through the image display section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Emi Ozawa, Shinichi Kobayashi, Masahide Takano
  • Publication number: 20200257485
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit that acquires plural pieces of medical apparatus information which are plural pieces of information acquired from a plurality of medical apparatuses; a generation unit that generates presentation information which contains at least a part of the plural pieces of medical apparatus information acquired by the acquisition unit; and a presentation unit that outputs the generated presentation information to a plurality of image display apparatuses.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsunari TSUDA, Toshikazu UCHIYAMA, Hitomi WAKAMIYA, Masahide TAKANO
  • Publication number: 20200257355
    Abstract: An HMD includes an image display section configured to display an image to be visually recognizable through an outside scene. The HMD includes a position detecting section configured to recognize an input and a control section configured to cause the image display section to display information and change the display in the image display section according to the input recognized by the position detecting section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuo NISHIZAWA, Masahide TAKANO, Teruhito KOJIMA
  • Patent number: 10664216
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit that acquires plural pieces of medical apparatus information which are plural pieces of information acquired from a plurality of medical apparatuses; a generation unit that generates presentation information which contains at least a part of the plural pieces of medical apparatus information acquired by the acquisition unit; and a presentation unit that outputs the generated presentation information to a plurality of image display apparatuses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsunari Tsuda, Toshikazu Uchiyama, Hitomi Wakamiya, Masahide Takano