Patents by Inventor Mitsuru NISHIBE

Mitsuru NISHIBE 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: 20190102956
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus to correct the display of a virtual object in a more favorable mode under conditions in which the virtual object is superimposed onto a real space. The information processing apparatus includes: an acquisition unit that acquires information related to a result of recognizing a real object in a real space; a drawing unit that draws, in each of a plurality of buffers, display information directly or indirectly associated with the buffer from among a plurality of pieces of display information; and a display control unit that corrects a display of the display information drawn in each of the plurality of buffers on a basis of the result of recognizing the real object, and causes a predetermined output unit to present each piece of the display information whose display has been corrected according to a positional relationship with the real object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi ISHIHARA, Hiroyuki AGA, Koichi KAWASAKI, Mitsuru NISHIBE
  • Patent number: 10180991
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a page switching unit for switching a display screen from a first Web page screen displayed on a display unit to a second Web page screen, and a switching information notification unit for notifying a page switching information on a notification screen before the second Web page screen is displayed while switching between the pages by the page switching unit, the page switching information is based on information included in at least the second Web page of the first and second Web pages, and the notification screen is a different screen from the first Web page.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuya Aoki, Tsuyoshi Ishikawa, Mitsuru Nishibe, Takahiro Okayama, Shunichi Kasahara
  • Patent number: 10104149
    Abstract: There is provided a reception terminal including a display control section which performs control of displaying content data shared with a transmission terminal, and an acquisition section which acquires, from a server, event identification information for identifying an event occurred in the transmission terminal regarding the content data, wherein the display control section adds a display associated with the event identification information acquired by the acquisition section to the content data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mitsuru Nishibe, Yuya Aoki, Takahiro Okayama, Shunichi Kasahara
  • Publication number: 20180174366
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus, an information processing method, and a program capable of further diversifying a method of implementing a virtual object using the AR technology, the information processing apparatus including: a display control unit configured to perform a first process of displaying a virtual object superimposed on a real space at a position which is based on a real object detected in the real space or a second process of displaying the virtual object superimposed on the real space at a position which is not based on the real object detected in the real space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2016
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mitsuru NISHIBE, Tsuyoshi ISHIKAWA, Hirotake ICHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 9990427
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including an acquisition section which acquires a plurality of sub-contents included in each of one or more contents, and a management section which associates the acquired plurality of sub-contents with at least any one process from among a plurality of processes for executing processing related to an output of one or more of the sub-contents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventor: Mitsuru Nishibe
  • Publication number: 20180101223
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus including circuitry configured to acquire information indicating a spatial relationship between a real object and a virtual object, and initiate generation of a user feedback based on the acquired information, the user feedback being displayed to be augmented to a generated image obtained based on capturing by an imaging device, or augmented to a perceived view of the real world, and wherein a characteristic of the user feedback is changed when the spatial relationship between the real object and the virtual object changes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2016
    Publication date: April 12, 2018
    Inventors: ATSUSHI ISHIHARA, TSUYOSHI ISHIKAWA, HIROYUKI AGA, KOICHI KAWASAKI, MITSURU NISHIBE, YUJI KUSANO
  • Publication number: 20170177731
    Abstract: Provided is an information processing apparatus including a selected information acquisition unit for acquiring, from a history management server managing, for each search string, one or more pieces of selected information selected from one or more pieces of page identification information obtained by using the search string, selected information matching a selected string, and a display control unit for performing control such that information regarding a page identified by the selected information acquired by the selected information acquisition unit is displayed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahiro OKAYAMA, Yuya AOKI, Mitsuru NISHIBE, Shunichi KASAHARA
  • Patent number: 9619566
    Abstract: Provided is an information processing apparatus including a selected information acquisition unit for acquiring, from a history management server managing, for each search string, one or more pieces of selected information selected from one or more pieces of page identification information obtained by using the search string, selected information matching a selected string, and a display control unit for performing control such that information regarding a page identified by the selected information acquired by the selected information acquisition unit is displayed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Takahiro Okayama, Yuya Aoki, Mitsuru Nishibe, Shunichi Kasahara
  • Publication number: 20160328878
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a page switching unit for switching a display screen from a first Web page screen displayed on a display unit to a second Web page screen, and a switching information notification unit for notifying a page switching information on a notification screen before the second Web page screen is displayed while switching between the pages by the page switching unit, the page switching information is based on information included in at least the second Web page of the first and second Web pages, and the notification screen is a different screen from the first Web page.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2016
    Publication date: November 10, 2016
    Inventors: YUYA AOKI, TSUYOSHI ISHIKAWA, MITSURU NISHIBE, TAKAHIRO OKAYAMA, SHUNICHI KASAHARA
  • Publication number: 20160299666
    Abstract: To be able to realize a freer user experience by using respective windows operated by a plurality of users. Provided is an information processing apparatus including: an operation information acquiring unit configured to acquire operation information indicating an operation of a first user to a first window and an operation of a second user to a second window; a window managing unit configured to merge the first window and the second window in response to the operation information; and an information generation unit configured to generate information to be displayed on the merged window.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Publication date: October 13, 2016
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: ICHIRO SAKAMOTO, MITSURU NISHIBE, HIROTAKE ICHIKAWA, ATSUSHI ISHIHARA
  • Patent number: 9448622
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a positional relationship acquiring unit configured to acquire information of a positional relationship of users near a display with respect to the display, and a feedback generation unit configured to generate feedback information for a first user on a basis of the information of the positional relationship, the first user being a user among the users and operating or owning content displayed on the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi Ishihara, Hirotake Ichikawa, Ichiro Sakamoto, Mitsuru Nishibe
  • Patent number: 9430580
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a page switching unit for switching a display screen from a first Web page screen displayed on a display unit to a second Web page screen, and a switching information notification unit for notifying a page switching information on a notification screen before the second Web page screen is displayed while switching between the pages by the page switching unit, the page switching information is based on information included in at least the second Web page of the first and second Web pages, and the notification screen is a different screen from the first Web page.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yuya Aoki, Tsuyoshi Ishikawa, Mitsuru Nishibe, Takahiro Okayama, Shunichi Kasahara
  • Patent number: 9167225
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a display control unit causing an image for a left eye and an image for a right eye to be displayed respectively to a left eye and a right eye of an observer, the image for a left eye and the image for a right eye showing a stereoscopic image, and interchanging, depending on an amount of change occurring at a time of change of display of the stereoscopic image, images to be displayed respectively to the left eye and the right eye of the observer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventor: Mitsuru Nishibe
  • Publication number: 20150277963
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including an acquisition section which acquires a plurality of sub-contents included in each of one or more contents, and a management section which associates the acquired plurality of sub-contents with at least any one process from among a plurality of processes for executing processing related to an output of one or more of the sub-contents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2015
    Publication date: October 1, 2015
    Inventor: MITSURU NISHIBE
  • Publication number: 20150160721
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a positional relationship acquiring unit configured to acquire information of a positional relationship of users near a display with respect to the display, and a feedback generation unit configured to generate feedback information for a first user on a basis of the information of the positional relationship, the first user being a user among the users and operating or owing content displayed on the display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Publication date: June 11, 2015
    Inventors: ATSUSHI ISHIHARA, HIROTAKE ICHIKAWA, ICHIRO SAKAMOTO, MITSURU NISHIBE
  • Patent number: 8881043
    Abstract: Provided is an information processing apparatus including a position determination unit for determining whether or not a position of an information input area included in a display area of a first application and a position of an information output area included in a display area of a second application satisfy a predetermined first positional relationship, and a coordination processing unit for inputting, in a case it is determined that the predetermined first positional relationship is satisfied, output information of the second application that is associated with the information output area to the first application as input information associated with the information input area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Shunichi Kasahara, Yuya Aoki, Mitsuru Nishibe, Takahiro Okayama
  • Patent number: 8847978
    Abstract: An apparatus for controlling a display screen including a touch-sensitive panel generating position signals representing a set of positions of a single continuous touch activation between a first time and a second time; and a processor coupled to the panel. The processor configured to: process the signals to detect first and second characteristics of the set; and generate output signals causing a display screen to initiate first and second operations corresponding to the first and second characteristics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Mitsuru Nishibe, Kenji Hisanaga
  • Publication number: 20130014013
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a page switching unit for switching a display screen from a first Web page screen displayed on a display unit to a second Web page screen, and a switching information notification unit for notifying a page switching information on a notification screen before the second Web page screen is displayed while switching between the pages by the page switching unit, the page switching information is based on information included in at least the second Web page of the first and second Web pages, and the notification screen is a different screen from the first Web page.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2012
    Publication date: January 10, 2013
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yuya AOKI, Tsuyoshi ISHIKAWA, Mitsuru NISHIBE, Takahiro OKAYAMA, Shunichi KASAHARA
  • Publication number: 20120326997
    Abstract: Provided is an information processing apparatus including a position determination unit for determining whether or not a position of an information input area included in a display area of a first application and a position of an information output area included in a display area of a second application satisfy a predetermined first positional relationship, and a coordination processing unit for inputting, in a case it is determined that the predetermined first positional relationship is satisfied, output information of the second application that is associated with the information output area to the first application as input information associated with the information input area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2012
    Publication date: December 27, 2012
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shunichi Kasahara, Yuya Aoki, Mitsuru Nishibe, Takahiro Okayama
  • Publication number: 20120304048
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including an obtaining unit that obtains operation vector information that is generated based on log information on an operation performed on one web page screen by a user of another apparatus, and that indicates a vector of the operation, from a server; and an operation control unit that controls an operation to be automatically performed on the one web page screen displayed on a display unit, depending on the operation vector information obtained by the obtaining unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2012
    Publication date: November 29, 2012
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuya Aoki, Mitsuru Nishibe, Takahiro Okayama, Shunichi Kasahara