Patents by Inventor Masahiro Hara

Masahiro Hara 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: 20090323959
    Abstract: A method of producing a two-dimensional code having a code area in which data codes coded as codewords are mapped. First type of data codes is mapped in the code area. The first type of data codes are coded as the codewords and indicating data to be disclosed. An end identification code is added to an end of a code string composed of the first type of data codes, the end identification code showing the end. Second type of data codes are mapped after the end identification code in the code area, the second type of data codes being coded as the codewords and indicating data to be kept in secret. Filler codes showing no data after the second type of data codes are mapped to fill up the code area, when a total amount of the codewords in the code area is less than a capacity of the code area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2008
    Publication date: December 31, 2009
    Applicant: DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED
    Inventor: Masahiro Hara
  • Patent number: 7633902
    Abstract: An information communication program, an information communication apparatus and an information communication method make it possible for a mobile node to maintain direct communication with some other terminal while it is moving from a network to another if the some other terminal is always located on a particular network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2009
    Assignee: Fujitsu Limited
    Inventors: Masahiro Hara, Nobutsugu Fujino
  • Publication number: 20090300679
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus according to the present invention includes a content information acquisition unit that acquires content related information related to content data managed by a content management server from the content management server managing the content data, a selection unit that selects content from a content list which is a list of the content based on the content related information, and an externally connected device control unit that notifies, when the selected content is executed by an externally connected device connected externally, the externally connected device of location information of content data corresponding to the selected content and acquires reproduction state information representing a reproduction state of content when the externally connected device reproduces the selected content from the externally connected device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2009
    Publication date: December 3, 2009
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Hiroi, Yukio Ichikawa, Yumi Sato, Marie Suzuki, Yasushi Nakajima, Hiroshi Nagatani, Masahiro Hara, Hiroshi Horiki, Kouhei Fujimoto, Takeshi Matsuzawa, Hiroyuki Mitsubori, Sakae Houjou, Mingshan Yang
  • Publication number: 20090242649
    Abstract: A two-dimensional code having a rectangular region is provided. In the rectangular region, there are code blocks composed of a plurality of cells, a first specific pattern specifying the positions of the cells, and a second specific pattern separating the code blocks from a background of the code. The first specific pattern is located at a specified corner of the rectangular region. The second specific pattern is located along one or more of first borders along which the first specific pattern is located, the first borders being part of the borders of the rectangular region. The code blocks include error-correction code blocks, which are located along second borders which are different from a border of the borders along which the second specific pattern is located. The second borders are part of the borders. Compressed data code blocks are also arranged in the same way as the error-correction code blocks.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2009
    Publication date: October 1, 2009
    Applicant: DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Hiroaki Mizukoshi, Masami Tanaka, Yuichi Ito, Hayato Kita, Takao Ushijima, Masahiro Hara
  • Publication number: 20090248818
    Abstract: A cooperating system includes a chat server and a blog server, the chat server includes an extracting part for, when detecting a URL related to a blog in a message received from outside, extracting the received message, an acquiring part for acquiring a trackback URL from a blog server based on the detected URL, and a storage part for storing a message and the trackback URL extracted by the extracting part in association with a newly created URL; and the blog server including a receiving part for receiving the created URL transmitted based on storage of trackback URL to the storage part with the storage part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2009
    Publication date: October 1, 2009
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Masahiro HARA, Tatsuro Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20090240691
    Abstract: An object contents search support apparatus supporting a user to search for desired object contents information, the object contents search support apparatus including an operating part, an information collecting part collecting composite operation information including all of contents information, an overall operation history database recording the collected composite operation information, a matching part matching historical records and extracting at least one item of contents information, a display part generating display information and displaying the generated display information, a feedback part accepting the operation input, holding the object contents information, comparing the composite operation information included in the operation input after displaying the generated object contents information, and generating effective contents information from a comparison result, and a verifying part accepting the effective contents information and the composite operation information, extracting effective opera
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2009
    Publication date: September 24, 2009
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Ai YANO, Tatsuro Matsumoto, Eiichi Takahashi, Masayuki Fukui, Masahiro Hara
  • Patent number: 7559458
    Abstract: A validity assurance system of the present invention includes a terminal apparatus that generates a slip based on slip item data representing a slip item and slip content data representing a slip content corresponding to the slip item, a slip management apparatus including a slip management database that stores the slip content data representing the slip content of the slip generated by the terminal apparatus, and an invoice issuing apparatus that generates an invoice based on the slip content data stored in the slip management database, wherein in a case where a slip identification code generated by a slip identification code generating part of the terminal apparatus is matched with an invoice identification code generated by an invoice identification code generating part of the invoice issuing apparatus, validity of the voucher is assured.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2009
    Assignee: Fujitsu Limited
    Inventors: Yutaka Iwayama, Tatsuro Matsumoto, Kazuo Sasaki, Masayuki Fukui, Ai Yano, Eiichi Takahashi, Masahiro Hara
  • Publication number: 20090082033
    Abstract: A data transfer apparatus includes a data transmitting portion, a destination point recording portion, an arrival time calculating portion, a required transfer rate calculating portion, and an occupied transfer rate calculating portion. The data transmitting portion transmits the pieces of untransmitted data to the respective mobile terminals through the communication line in accordance with the respective occupied data transfer rates calculated by the occupied transfer rate calculating portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2008
    Publication date: March 26, 2009
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Kazuo SASAKI, Tatsuro Matsumoto, Masayuki Fukui, Ai Yano, Eiichi Takahashi, Masahiro Hara, Yutaka Iwayama
  • Publication number: 20090063848
    Abstract: A product data category for sale among product data to be stored in a memory unit of a wireless tag is sent from a first client to a web server. The web server sends the product data category to a second client. The second client sends purchase data for the product data category to the web server. The web server sends an encryption key to the first client. The first client encrypts the product data with the encryption key and writes the encrypted product data in the memory unit of the wireless tag via a reader/writer. The web server sends a decryption key to the second client. On receiving the decryption key, the second client reads the encrypted product data in the wireless tag via a reader/writer to decrypt the encrypted product data with the decryption key.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2008
    Publication date: March 5, 2009
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Yutaka Iwayama, Tatsuro Matsumoto, Kazuo Sasaki, Masayuki Fukui, Ai Yano, Eiichi Takahashi, Masahiro Hara
  • Publication number: 20090036060
    Abstract: A system and method for determining a failed wireless tag includes capturing images of articles having wireless tags, recognizing an image including wireless tags from among captured images calculating a number of wireless tags and distance information from the reader to each wireless tag based on the recognized image including wireless tags; changing a read range of the reader based on a location wireless tag having a predetermined distance information from the reader; and changing the read range of the reader when a number of wireless tags read by the reader and a number of wireless tags calculated do not match and determining a failed wireless tag based on the changed read range and distance information calculated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2008
    Publication date: February 5, 2009
    Applicant: Fujitsu Limited
    Inventors: Eiichi TAKAHASHI, Tatsuro Masumoto, Kazuo Sasaki, Masayuki Fukui, Ai Yano, Masahiro Hara, Yutaka Iwayama
  • Publication number: 20090018271
    Abstract: A coating composition including of a (meth)acrylic resin (A) containing a hydroxyl group and a polyisocyanate compound (B) containing a plurality of isocyanate groups. The (meth)acrylic resin (A) is obtained by copolymerizing a monomer mixture essentially containing a polycaprolactone-modified hydroxyalkyl (meth)acrylate and a hydroxyl group-containing (meth)acrylate. The coating composition is characterized in that the hydroxyl group in the hydroxyl group-containing (meth)acrylate is a primary hydroxyl group and the hydroxyl number of the (meth)acrylic resin (A) is 125-145.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2004
    Publication date: January 15, 2009
    Applicant: Natoco Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomihisa Ohno, Masahiro Hara, Kozo Fujii, Yoshihiro Kojima, Susumu Kawakami, Yoshikazu Fushimi
  • Publication number: 20090007278
    Abstract: A privacy protection device acquires provider location information and browser location information indicating the current location of a browser terminal used by a browser who intends to browse the content. The privacy protection device stores determination data for determining whether to mask privacy information included in the content. The privacy protection device determines whether to mask the privacy information by comparing the distance, which is calculated based on the current location of the provider terminal indicated by the provider location information and the current location of the browser terminal indicated by the browser location information, to the determination data stored in the determination data storage part. Finally, the privacy protection device edits the privacy information included in the content so that the privacy information is concealed from the browser when the privacy masking determination part determines to mask the privacy information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2008
    Publication date: January 1, 2009
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Ai YANO, Tatsuro Matsumoto, Kazuo Sasaki, Masayuki Fukui, Eiichi Takahashi, Masahiro Hara, Yutaka Iwayama
  • Publication number: 20080301103
    Abstract: An information processing system including, a client capable of receiving and reproducing content from a media server, and a collecting server for receiving content management information on the content from the media server and managing the content management information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2008
    Publication date: December 4, 2008
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Toshiaki Kusakabe, Satoshi Hiroi, Masahiro Hara
  • Publication number: 20080263143
    Abstract: Upon receiving a request from a personal computer for obtaining data of an advertisement image, an advertisement server reads data of an advertisement image stored in a storage. A superimposition image DB stores data of superimposition images to be superimposed on part of advertisement images and data of superimposition areas in the advertisement images where the superimposition images are superimposed. A superimposition image is superimposed on a superimposition area in the advertisement image. Data of the advertisement image superimposed with the superimposition image is transmitted to the personal computer. The personal computer receives position data input as a result of operation performed on the advertisement image superimposed with the superimposition image and transmits the position data to the advertisement server. The advertisement server receives the position data and determines whether the position data exists within the superimposition area whose data is stored in the superimposition image DB.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2008
    Publication date: October 23, 2008
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Eiichi TAKAHASHI, Tatsuro MATSUMOTO, Kazuo SASAKI, Masayuki FUKUI, Ai YANO, Masahiro HARA, Yutaka IWAYAMA
  • Patent number: 7438487
    Abstract: In printing onto a creased paper with a fold portion, a printing method of the invention performs a warning step (S203) that gives a warning about the need of smoothening out of the fold portion; and a printing step that starts printing after the warning is given in the warning step. The printing method further performs a reception step (S204, S206) that receives a confirmation instruction with respect to the warning given in the warning step, and the printing step does not start printing until the confirmation instruction is received in the reception step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2006
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2008
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Jun Sugiyama, Teruhito Kojima, Masahiro Hara
  • Patent number: 7426026
    Abstract: By using an imaging device (30), it is possible to determine the concentration of flourescent pigments contained in a target sample (1). The imaging device has a plurality of detection wavelength bands. There are prepared a plurality of reference samples, each containing each of the flourescent pigments in a predetermined unit concentration, so as to obtain measurement intensity of flourescent light emitted from each reference sample at each detection wavelength band. The flourescent image of the target sample is imaged at each detection wavelength band by using the imaging device. By using the flourescent intensities obtained from the reference sample and the target sample, calculation is executed so as to obtain the concentration of each of the flourescent pigments in the target sample.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2008
    Assignee: Hamamatsu Photonics K.K.
    Inventors: Kazuji Matsumoto, Masahiko Hirano, Masahiro Hara
  • Publication number: 20080215547
    Abstract: According to an aspect of the invention, an apparatus for supporting an introduction among a plurality of users includes: a receiving unit; a member database; a community database; an extracting unit; a determining unit; and a transmitting unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2008
    Publication date: September 4, 2008
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Tatsuro MATSUMOTO, Yutaka IWAYAMA, Eiichi TAKAHASHI, Masahiro HARA
  • Publication number: 20080208952
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an information processing apparatus configured to distribute stored content to a client reproducing apparatus connected to the information processing apparatus via a network, which may include acquiring means; real item information generating means; extracting means; virtual item generating means; reproduction sequence list generating means; virtual item information generating means; collecting means; and distributing means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2007
    Publication date: August 28, 2008
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Mariko Yoshida, Toshiaki Kusakabe, Satoshi Hiroi, Masahiro Hara
  • Publication number: 20080189152
    Abstract: A downstream server stores product information on a radio-frequency (RF) tag outputted from a reader/writer into a database. A processing unit executes various processing using product information stored in the database. If product information necessary for the processing unit to execute various processing is not stored in the database, a transmission request for the product information is outputted to an upstream server. The upstream server transmits the product information stored in a memory unit to the downstream server. The upstream server stores the history of received transmission requests for product information in a history database. The upstream server determines priority rankings for product information, based on the history stored in the history database. The upstream server outputs a predetermined number of pieces of product information having higher priority rankings determined to a reader/writer as information to be written on a RF tag.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2007
    Publication date: August 7, 2008
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Masahiro HARA, Tatsuro MATSUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20080183719
    Abstract: In a metadata collection system comprising a plurality of content management servers each capable of managing content and content metadata as local content and managing content metadata stored in another content management server as reference content and a metadata collection apparatus connected with the plurality of content management servers to collect metadata from the plurality of content management servers, the metadata collection apparatus collects metadata from the individual content management servers based upon server information held at the content management servers and category identifiers appended to tree structures generated at the content management servers by individually referencing the plurality of content management servers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2008
    Publication date: July 31, 2008
    Inventors: Yuichi KAGEYAMA, Yasuaki HONDA, Norifumi KIKKAWA, Toshiaki KUSAKABE, Masahiro HARA, Junichi NAKATA, Gen HAMADA