Patents by Inventor Masashi Nishiyama

Masashi Nishiyama 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: 11330131
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a management unit configured to manage a shortcut in association with one or more pieces of card information and a control unit configured to execute display control on a display, wherein, when first card information and second card information are managed in association with a first shortcut, the control unit executes control on a screen for the function corresponding to the first shortcut to display in a state where the corresponding group of setting values is applied to the function even if either one of the first card information and the second card information is read. Further, the number of pieces of card information that can be associated with the shortcut has an upper limit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Masashi Nishiyama
  • Publication number: 20220078292
    Abstract: In a scanning system including a web application cooperating with a message sharing system and an image processing apparatus provided with a scanner, the web application holds card information acquired from a scanning request source and a destination of scan data in association with each other in response to a scanning request from a user account belonging to the message sharing system. An image processing apparatus transmits the scan data generated based on scanning and the card information that has been read to the web application. The web application specifies a destination associated with the card information that has been received from the image processing apparatus and posts the scan data that have been transmitted from the image processor to the message sharing system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2021
    Publication date: March 10, 2022
    Inventor: Masashi Nishiyama
  • Publication number: 20210352186
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a management unit configured to manage a shortcut in association with one or more pieces of card information and a control unit configured to execute display control on a display, wherein, when first card information and second card information are managed in association with a first shortcut, the control unit executes control on a screen for the function corresponding to the first shortcut to display in a state where the corresponding group of setting values is applied to the function even if either one of the first card information and the second card information is read. Further, the number of pieces of card information that can be associated with the shortcut has an upper limit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2021
    Publication date: November 11, 2021
    Inventor: Masashi Nishiyama
  • Publication number: 20210344809
    Abstract: A multifunction peripheral (MFP), which successively conveys a plurality of documents stacked on a document tray and reads the document, determines whether there is a difference among sizes of the plurality of documents in response to at least one of the documents being read by a scanner, in a case where a preview operation of a read image is performed, notifies a user of a possibility that documents having different sizes are mixed and read based on a result of the determination, enables a function of performing reading corresponding to respective document size of mixed size documents in which documents having different sizes are mixed, and provides navigation for prompting re-reading of the document.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2021
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Inventor: Masashi Nishiyama
  • Patent number: 11095789
    Abstract: A multifunction peripheral (MFP), which successively conveys a plurality of documents stacked on a document tray and reads the document, determines whether there is a difference among sizes of the plurality of documents in response to at least one of the documents being read by a scanner, in a case where a preview operation of a read image is performed, notifies a user of a possibility that documents having different sizes are mixed and read based on a result of the determination, enables a function of performing reading corresponding to respective document size of mixed size documents in which documents having different sizes are mixed, and provides navigation for prompting re-reading of the document.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Masashi Nishiyama
  • Publication number: 20210075923
    Abstract: A data transmission apparatus including a plurality of transmission functions, comprises: a holding unit configured to hold an address book; a communication unit configured to communicate with a plurality of management servers; a first management unit configured to manage each of the plurality of transmission functions in association with an address book available in data transmission; a second management unit configured to manage, for each of the plurality of transmission functions, a setting of whether a new destination is registrable with the address book held by the holding unit; and a providing unit configured to provide a registration screen for registering the new destination with an address book. The registration screen switches address books as a registration destination based on information managed by the first and second management units, and receives an input of the new destination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventor: Masashi Nishiyama
  • Patent number: 10855853
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes an acceptance unit configured to accept an input of user information, an acquisition unit configured to acquire an e-mail address of a user identified based on the user information accepted by the acceptance unit, a first setting unit configured to set a destination of a first e-mail transmitted with an attachment of image data, a second setting unit configured to set a destination of a second e-mail for making notification of completion of transmission of the first e-mail, and a control unit configured to perform control such that a destination of the first e-mail is restricted to the e-mail address acquired by the acquisition unit, but a destination of the second e-mail is not restricted to the e-mail address acquired by the acquisition unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Masashi Nishiyama
  • Patent number: 10708385
    Abstract: To improve convenience in use of a web service in a secure communication environment, an information processing apparatus includes a conversion unit configured to convert a communication request according to a first format into a communication request according to a second format, a request transmission unit configured to transmit the communication request according to the second format that is converted by the conversion unit, a response reception unit configured to receive a communication response according to the second format returned in response to the communication request according to the second format transmitted by the request transmission unit, and an acquisition unit configured to acquire a communication response according to the first format converted from the communication response according to the second format received by the response reception unit as a response to the communication request according to the first format.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Daiki Tachi, Masashi Nishiyama, Kenta Fukushima
  • Publication number: 20200076975
    Abstract: A multifunction peripheral (MFP), which successively conveys a plurality of documents stacked on a document tray and reads the document, determines whether there is a difference among sizes of the plurality of documents in response to at least one of the documents being read by a scanner, in a case where a preview operation of a read image is performed, notifies a user of a possibility that documents having different sizes are mixed and read based on a result of the determination, enables a function of performing reading corresponding to respective document size of mixed size documents in which documents having different sizes are mixed, and provides navigation for prompting re-reading of the document.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventor: Masashi Nishiyama
  • Patent number: 10574725
    Abstract: A mobile terminal which enables direct and efficient remote operation via a network. The mobile terminal mediates communication between a first apparatus and a second apparatus when the first apparatus remotely operates the second apparatus having an application server via a network. In a case where a tunneling communication is established, the mobile terminal displays candidates for an application server to which the mobile terminal is connectable, on a display device of the mobile terminal, and carries out a mediating process including transferring data received from the first apparatus to the application server selected by a user from among the candidates and transferring data received from the selected application server to the first apparatus through the tunneling communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Masashi Nishiyama
  • Patent number: 10554828
    Abstract: A communication apparatus communicates with an external apparatus, and executes instructions to set, as a transmission destination, at least one of first transmission destinations included in a first address book stored on the communication apparatus and second transmission destinations included in a second address book stored on the external apparatus, display detail information of the set transmission destination, and receive an instruction via a registration button to register the transmission destination in the first address book, when at least one of the second transmission destinations is set as the transmission destination and the set transmission destination is usable in the communication apparatus. According to the received instruction, the set transmission destination is registered in the first address book, and electronic data is transmitted to the set transmission destination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Masashi Nishiyama
  • Patent number: 10395404
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image processing device includes a subject image acquisition module, a first clothing image acquisition module and a second clothing image generator. The subject image acquisition module is configured to acquire subject images which are images of a subject successively picked up by an image pickup module. The first clothing image acquisition module is configured to acquire a first clothing image which is an image of clothes worn by the subject included in the subject images. The second clothing image generator is configured to adjust transparency of a pixel at a predetermined place of pixels constituting the first clothing image, and generate a second clothing image different from the first clothing image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Masashi Nishiyama, Masahiro Sekine, Kaoru Sugita
  • Patent number: 10366533
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image processing device includes at least one processor. The at least one processor is configured to acquire a first three-dimensional model regarding a subject, set a plurality of first control points on the first three-dimensional model, acquire mesh data of a meshed image of a region of clothing extracted from a captured image, acquire a second three-dimensional model, modify the mesh data based on an amount of movement from each of the plurality of first control points, to each respective one of a plurality of second control points, and generate an image of the clothing using the captured image and the modified mesh data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Kaoru Sugita, Masashi Nishiyama, Masahiro Sekine, Hidetaka Ohira
  • Patent number: 10341519
    Abstract: In a communication system, in which an image forming apparatus and an information processing apparatus are connected via a network and remote maintenance is performed between the image forming apparatus and the information processing apparatus, the image forming apparatus has a wireless communication unit for performing wireless communication with a mobile terminal and determines whether or not remote maintenance using the mobile terminal is possible. In a case that it is determined that the remote maintenance is possible, the image forming apparatus establishes wireless communication with the mobile terminal in response to a connection request from the mobile terminal, and performs input/output of audio data via the mobile terminal with the information processing apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Masashi Nishiyama
  • Patent number: 10311497
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a server includes a first acquiring unit, a second acquiring unit, an analyzing unit, and an output unit. The first acquiring unit is configured to acquire recognition information includes a product identification information for identifying the product. The second acquiring unit is configured to acquire combination information including the product identification information of the product to be combined with an object image including an object. The analyzing unit is configured to calculate product priorities for respective products by analyzing the recognition information and the combination information. The output unit is configured to output information based on the product priorities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Masahiro Sekine, Masashi Nishiyama, Kaoru Sugita, Hidetaka Ohira, Goh Itoh
  • Publication number: 20190109952
    Abstract: A communication apparatus sets, as a transmission destination, at least one transmission destination from first transmission destinations managed on a first address book of the communication apparatus and second transmission destinations managed on a second address book of an external apparatus. In addition, the communication apparatus transmits electronic data to the set transmission destination, and register the set second transmission destination into the first address book of the communication apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Inventor: Masashi Nishiyama
  • Patent number: 10210414
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, an object detection system includes an obtaining unit, an estimating unit, a setting unit, a calculating unit, and a detecting unit. The obtaining unit is configured to obtain an image in which an object is captured. The estimating unit is configured to estimate a condition of the object. The setting unit is configured to set, in the image, a plurality of areas that have at least one of a relative positional relationship altered according to the condition and a shape altered according to the condition. The calculating unit is configured to calculate a feature value of an image covering the areas. The detecting unit is configured to compare the calculated feature value with a feature value of a predetermined registered object, and detect the registered object corresponding to the object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hidetaka Ohira, Masahiro Sekine, Masashi Nishiyama
  • Publication number: 20190052696
    Abstract: A mobile terminal which enables direct and efficient remote operation via a network. The mobile terminal mediates communication between a first apparatus and a second apparatus when the first apparatus remotely operates the second apparatus having an application server via a network. In a case where a tunneling communication is established, the mobile terminal displays candidates for an application server to which the mobile terminal is connectable, on a display device of the mobile terminal, and carries out a mediating process including transferring data received from the first apparatus to the application server selected by a user from among the candidates and transferring data received from the selected application server to the first apparatus through the tunneling communication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Inventor: Masashi Nishiyama
  • Publication number: 20190049308
    Abstract: To provide an infrared sensor apparatus that has a small profile and has a small heat capacity of the light guiding path member, and therefore can measure a temperature with high accuracy. The present infrared sensor apparatus includes: an infrared sensor body and a light guiding path member that is provided so as to surround at least the infrared receiving surface of the infrared sensor body and that has an opening immediately above the infrared receiving surface, wherein the light guiding path member is made of a plate material and at least one of the surfaces surrounding the infrared receiving surface is an infrared reflecting surface that is composed of an inclined plate part with the surface thereof on the infrared receiving surface side being inclined towards the opening side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2017
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Inventors: Shingo Hirano, Kazuyoshi Tari, Yusuke Hosokawa, Kenzo Nakamura, Masashi Nishiyama, Kenji Nakamura, Koji Yotsumoto, Isao Kobayashi, Yoshihiro Higuchi
  • Publication number: 20190033142
    Abstract: To provide a temperature detection circuit that can detect the high-temperature anomaly of a fuser roller or the like with high accuracy over a wider range of temperature. The temperature detection circuit includes a differential output detection circuit portion C1 having a detection thermistor and a compensation thermistor configured to amplify a difference between an output of the detection thermistor and an output of the compensation thermistor and to detect it as a first differential output; a second differential amplifier portion C2 configured to amplify a difference between the first differential output and the output of the compensation thermistor and to output it as a second differential output; and an AD converter portion C3 configured to convert the output of the compensation thermistor and the second differential output into digital values.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2017
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventors: Masashi Nishiyama, Shingo Hirano, Kazuyoshi Tari, Kenzou Nakamura