Patents by Inventor Masatoshi Ueno

Masatoshi Ueno 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: 10318015
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes: an operation unit configured to calculate, based on information on an acceleration detected by an acceleration sensor included in an operation device that is operated by a user, movement information as information on one of a velocity and a movement distance of the operation device; and a correction unit configured to correct, based on information obtained by the acceleration sensor within an acceleration period as a period between an acceleration start time and an acceleration end time of the operation device, the movement information of the operation device within a period between the acceleration end time of the operation device and a movement end time at which the movement ends, that is calculated by the operation unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Tetsuro Goto, Shinobu Kuriya, Kenichi Kabasawa, Masatoshi Ueno, Hideo Kawabe, Toshiyuki Nakagawa, Tsubasa Tsukahara
  • Publication number: 20190121451
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including an acquisition unit acquiring data on at least one of an acceleration or an angular velocity of a controller operated by a user, and a determination unit determining at least one of a velocity of the controller or a trajectory of the controller based on the acquired data on the at least one of the acceleration or the angular velocity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: SHINOBU KURIYA, TETSURO GOTO, MASATOSHI UENO, KENICHI KABASAWA, TATSUYA SUZUKI, TSUBASA TSUKAHARA, TOSHIYUKI NAKAGAWA, HIDEO KAWABE
  • Patent number: 10268283
    Abstract: A pointing system including: a pointing device including an operation portion and a light-emitting portion that emits light according to an operation to the operation portion; and a control device including an image pickup portion that picks up light from the light-emitting portion when the light-emitting portion emits light and outputs an image including information on a light spot of the light, a display portion that includes a screen and displays a pointer on the screen, and a control portion that judges, as well as judge a movement of the light spot based on the information on the light spot in the image and move the pointer on the screen based on the movement of the light spot, whether the light spot is turned off based on the information on the light spot in the image and executes processing related to a click when the light spot is turned off.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Masatoshi Ueno, Osamu Ito
  • Patent number: 10198870
    Abstract: The present disclosure is generally directed to an information processing apparatus, comprising: a processor configured to: detect a real object on a real space; receive first superimposition information that corresponds to superimposition of a virtual object on the real object, wherein the first superimposition information is generated based on a spatial position relationship of a second information processing apparatus and the real object; generate second superimposition information based on spatial positional information of the first information processing apparatus and the received first superimposition information; and display the virtual object based on the generated second superimposition information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tetsuro Goto, Masatoshi Ueno, Kenichi Kabasawa, Toshiyuki Nakagawa, Daisuke Kawakami, Shinobu Kuriya, Tsubasa Tsukahara, Hisako Sugano
  • Patent number: 10191281
    Abstract: A head-mountable display device is provided including an image display device configured to be communicable with an input device and to display an operation image and an auxiliary image overlaid upon the operation image. The auxiliary image indicates three-dimensional positional information of a target object relative to an input operation surface of the input device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tetsuro Goto, Masatoshi Ueno, Kenichi Kabasawa, Toshiyuki Nakagawa, Daisuke Kawakami, Shinobu Kuriya, Tsubasa Tsukahara, Hisako Sugano
  • Patent number: 10185405
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including an acquisition unit acquiring data on at least one of an acceleration or an angular velocity of a controller operated by a user, and a determination unit determining at least one of a velocity of the controller or a trajectory of the controller based on the acquired data on the at least one of the acceleration or the angular velocity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Shinobu Kuriya, Tetsuro Goto, Masatoshi Ueno, Kenichi Kabasawa, Tatsuya Suzuki, Tsubasa Tsukahara, Toshiyuki Nakagawa, Hideo Kawabe
  • Patent number: 10140771
    Abstract: Provided is an information processing apparatus, including: an image-taking unit configured to take an image of real scenery to thereby obtain real image; a marker-detecting unit configured to extract a marker image from the real image, the marker image being an image of marker projection light, the marker projection light being projected by a projection device to the real scenery in order to provide spatial first information, the first information being necessary to display virtual information such that the virtual information is superimposed on the real scenery, second information being added to the marker projection light; and an extracting unit configured to extract the second information added to the extracted marker image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tetsuro Goto, Masatoshi Ueno, Kenichi Kabasawa, Toshiyuki Nakagawa, Daisuke Kawakami, Shinobu Kuriya, Tsubasa Tsukahara, Hisako Sugano
  • Patent number: 10114478
    Abstract: There is provided a control method, including: outputting a displacement value depending on a displacement amount of an input device in a case where operation is input in the input device, the operation being for a control target displayed on a display apparatus, the position of the display apparatus being specified by a first coordinate system, the position of the input device being specified by a second coordinate system; calculating a displacement amount of the input device in the second coordinate system based on the displacement value; and displaying the control target, the control target being moved to a position corresponding to a displacement amount in the first coordinate system by using a transformation matrix, the transformation matrix transforming a displacement amount of the input device in the second coordinate system into a displacement amount in the first coordinate system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Tsubasa Tsukahara, Masatoshi Ueno, Shinobu Kuriya, Tetsuro Goto, Kenichi Kabasawa, Toshiyuki Nakagawa
  • Patent number: 10041645
    Abstract: The light source unit includes: a semiconductor light emitting element; a lighting circuit configured to operate the semiconductor light emitting element; a first heat dissipation plate on which the semiconductor light emitting element is placed; a second heat dissipation plate on which the lighting circuit is placed; a wiring member electrically interconnecting the semiconductor light emitting element and the lighting circuit; and an interconnection member to which the first heat dissipation plate and the second heat dissipation plate are attached. The interconnection member is lower in thermal conductivity than the first heat dissipation plate and the second heat dissipation plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masatoshi Ueno, Masahiro Nishikawa, Hiro Aoki
  • Patent number: 9952437
    Abstract: To provide a head-mounted display excellent in portability and operability. A head-mounted display according to the present technology includes a main body and an input operation section. The main body includes a display section configured to present an image to a user and is configured to be mountable on a head of the user. The input operation section includes a first detection element that extends in a first axis direction and is provided in the main body and electrostatically detects an operation position in the first axis direction, and a first guide section that guides an input operation of the user along the first axis direction on the first detection element, and controls the image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Tsubasa Tsukahara, Masatoshi Ueno, Kenichi Kabasawa, Shinobu Kuriya, Tetsuro Goto, Hisako Sugano, Toshiyuki Nakagawa, Hirotaka Ishikawa
  • Patent number: 9946311
    Abstract: Provided is a display control device including a communication unit that performs communication with an external device, a detecting unit that detects a direction of an operation device based on detection information representing motion of the operation device, and a display control unit that generates an imaging control command used to control an imaging operation based on the detected direction of the operation device, and controls display of an image obtained through an imaging operation by causing the communication unit to transmit the imaging control command to the external device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Masatoshi Ueno, Shinobu Kuriya, Kenichi Kabasawa, Toshiyuki Nakagawa, Tetsuro Goto, Tsubasa Tsukahara
  • Patent number: 9939982
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a determination unit configured to determine, for each window, whether time decided by a certain method has elapsed since a last operation performed on a window in a display screen, and a control unit configured to shut down an application of a window for which the determination unit has determined that the time has elapsed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masato Noguchi, Kenichi Seta, Masatoshi Ueno
  • Publication number: 20180096536
    Abstract: The present disclosure is generally directed to an information processing apparatus, comprising: a processor configured to: detect a real object on a real space; receive first superimposition information that corresponds to superimposition of a virtual object on the real object, wherein the first superimposition information is generated based on a spatial position relationship of a second information processing apparatus and the real object; generate second superimposition information based on spatial positional information of the first information processing apparatus and the received first superimposition information; and display the virtual object based on the generated second superimposition information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Publication date: April 5, 2018
    Inventors: TETSURO GOTO, MASATOSHI UENO, KENICHI KABASAWA, TOSHIYUKI NAKAGAWA, DAISUKE KAWAKAMI, SHINOBU KURIYA, TSUBASA TSUKAHARA, HISAKO SUGANO
  • Publication number: 20180081451
    Abstract: A head-mounted display comprising a display and a detector. The detector is configured to detect a direction of at least one of the head-mounted display and a line of vision. The display is configured to display an output image of an application, wherein the application is selected based on the direction being outside a range of a front direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Inventors: Shinobu KURIYA, Masatoshi UENO, Kenichi KABASAWA, Daisuke KAWAKAMI, Tetsuro GOTO, Hisako SUGANO, Tsubasa TSUKAHARA, Toshiyuki NAKAGAWA
  • Patent number: 9891948
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a determination unit configured to determine, for each application, shift time length for each state shift while an application changes from a non-usable state to a usable state, and a control unit configured to shift a state of an application to the non-usable state, the application being specified on the basis of a result of the determination by the determination unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masatoshi Ueno, Kenichi Seta, Masato Noguchi
  • Publication number: 20180005607
    Abstract: To provide a head-mounted display and an information display apparatus that match the intuition of the user and are excellent in operability. A head-mounted display 1 according to an embodiment of the present technology includes a reception unit 12, an image display element 14, and a display processing unit 132. The reception unit 12 receives an operation signal including information on a relative position of a detection target in contact with an input operation surface 21, which is output from the input device 2. The image display element 14 forms an image V1 presented to a user. The display processing unit 132 causes, based on the operation signal, the image display element 14 to display an operation image V10 with an auxiliary image P indicating a position of the detection target being overlapped on the image V1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventors: Tsubasa TSUKAHARA, Masatoshi UENO, Kenichi KABASAWA, Shinobu KURIYA, Tetsuro GOTO, Hisako SUGANO, Daisuke KAWAKAMI, Toshiyuki NAKAGAWA
  • Patent number: 9857886
    Abstract: A head-mounted display comprising a display and a detector. The detector is configured to detect a direction of at least one of the head-mounted display and a line of vision. The display is configured to display an output image of an application, wherein the application is selected based on the direction being outside a range of a front direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Shinobu Kuriya, Masatoshi Ueno, Kenichi Kabasawa, Daisuke Kawakami, Tetsuro Goto, Hisako Sugano, Tsubasa Tsukahara, Toshiyuki Nakagawa
  • Patent number: 9824497
    Abstract: The present disclosure is generally directed to an information processing apparatus comprising at least one processor configured to execute instructions to generate a superimposition parameter corresponding to superimposing virtual information on a real space based on a spatial position of a marker projected on the real space by an input apparatus, and cause a display section to display the virtual information superimposed on the real space according to the spatial position relationship while the marker is detectable and continue the display of the virtual information superimposed on the real space after the marker is undetectable according to a last detected spatial position of the marker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tetsuro Goto, Masatoshi Ueno, Kenichi Kabasawa, Toshiyuki Nakagawa, Daisuke Kawakami, Shinobu Kuriya, Tsubasa Tsukahara, Hisako Sugano
  • Publication number: 20170329420
    Abstract: A control apparatus comprising a processor, a memory, and a communication circuit configured to communicate with an input apparatus is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2017
    Publication date: November 16, 2017
    Inventors: KENICHI KABASAWA, TETSURO GOTO, MASATOSHI UENO, SHINOBU KURIYA, TOSHIYUKI NAKAGAWA, TATSUYA SUZUKI, TSUBASA TSUKAHARA, HIDEO KAWABE
  • Publication number: 20170322640
    Abstract: A pointing system including: a pointing device including an operation portion and a light-emitting portion that emits light according to an operation to the operation portion; and a control device including an image pickup portion that picks up light from the light-emitting portion when the light-emitting portion emits light and outputs an image including information on a light spot of the light, a display portion that includes a screen and displays a pointer on the screen, and a control portion that judges, as well as judge a movement of the light spot based on the information on the light spot in the image and move the pointer on the screen based on the movement of the light spot, whether the light spot is turned off based on the information on the light spot in the image and executes processing related to a click when the light spot is turned off.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Publication date: November 9, 2017
    Inventors: Masatoshi Ueno, Osamu Ito