Patents by Inventor Michiyo Moriya

Michiyo Moriya 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: 6191773
    Abstract: The invention relates to an interface apparatus for making input and output of appliances having display such as computer, word processor, information appliance and television, comprising recognizing means for recognizing the shape or move of the hand of an operator, display means for displaying the features of the shape or move of the hand recognized by the recognizing means as special shape in the screen, and control means for controlling the information displayed in the screen by the special shape displayed in the screen by the display means, wherein the two-dimensional or three-dimensional information displayed in the screen can be selected, indicated or moved only by changing the shape or moving the hand, so that the interface apparatus of very excellent controllability and high diversity may be presented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 1998
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2001
    Assignee: Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Susumu Maruno, Taro Imagawa, Michiyo Moriya, Kenji Kondo
  • Patent number: 5754709
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an image processing apparatus in which gradation correction on each partial region is performed between an image input means and an edge extracting means so that an edge of a region within an image is accurately extracted. An image dividing means 2, which had already learned a relationship between the condition of an image and the necessity of image division so as to judge the condition of the image based on learning results and divide the image appropriately, divides an input image from an image input means 1 into a plurality of image blocks. An image correction information extracting means 3 calculates correction information on each image block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 1995
    Date of Patent: May 19, 1998
    Assignee: Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Michiyo Moriya, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Taro Imagawa, Susumu Maruno, Toshiyuki Koda