Patents by Inventor Naofumi Wada

Naofumi Wada 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: 20190376862
    Abstract: A compression device (1) includes compression portions, a suction line, connection lines, a discharge line, and display portions (d) configured to display pressure values, pressure gauges (PG1 to PG6) provided for at least one of the suction line, the connection lines, and the discharge line and a housing (40). The housing (40) includes a peripheral wall (42) and a door (44). The pressure gauges (PG1 to PG6) are situated at positions to face the door (44).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA KOBE SEIKO SHO (KOBE STEEL, LTD.)
    Inventors: Koichiro HASHIMOTO, Naofumi KANEI, Takuya WASHIO, Daisuke WADA, Ryosuke MORI
  • Patent number: 10341676
    Abstract: A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to select one selection block from the encoded available blocks, a selection information encoder to encode selection information specifying the selection block using a code table corresponding to the number of available blocks, and an image encoder to subject the to-be-encoded block to motion compensated prediction coding using a motion vector of the selection block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Saori Asaka, Takeshi Chujoh, Akiyuki Tanizawa, Goki Yasuda, Naofumi Wada, Takashi Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20190158868
    Abstract: A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to select one selection block from the encoded available blocks, a selection information encoder to encode selection information specifying the selection block using a code table corresponding to the number of available blocks, and an image encoder to subject the to-be-encoded block to motion compensated prediction coding using a motion vector of the selection block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Saori ASAKA, Takeshi CHUJOH, Akiyuki TANIZAWA, Goki YASUDA, Naofumi WADA, Takashi WATANABE
  • Patent number: 9979980
    Abstract: A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to select one selection block from the encoded available blocks, a selection information encoder to encode selection information specifying the selection block using a code table corresponding to the number of available blocks, and an image encoder to subject the to-be-encoded block to motion compensated prediction coding using a motion vector of the selection block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Saori Asaka, Takeshi Chujoh, Akiyuki Tanizawa, Goki Yasuda, Naofumi Wada, Takashi Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20180084272
    Abstract: A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to select one selection block from the encoded available blocks, a selection information encoder to encode selection information specifying the selection block using a code table corresponding to the number of available blocks, and an image encoder to subject the to-be-encoded block to motion compensated prediction coding using a motion vector of the selection block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Saori ASAKA, Takeshi CHUJOH, Akiyuki TANIZAWA, Goki YASUDA, Naofumi WADA, Takashi WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20180084271
    Abstract: A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to select one selection block from the encoded available blocks, a selection information encoder to encode selection information specifying the selection block using a code table corresponding to the number of available blocks, and an image encoder to subject the to-be-encoded block to motion compensated prediction coding using a motion vector of the selection block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: SAORI ASAKA, Takeshi Chujoh, Akiyuki Tanizawa, Goki Yasuda, Naofumi Wada, Takashi Watanabe
  • Patent number: 9769496
    Abstract: Provided is an image encoding device including an encoding unit that encodes a down-sampling image obtained by performing down-sampling of a color difference signal; a decoding unit that decodes the encoded encoding image; and a filter information generation unit that performs up-sampling of a color difference signal of the decoded decoding image, filters the color difference signal of the decoded image by using the up-sampled color difference signal of the decoded image and a luminance signal as reference signals, and acquires filter information related to the filtering.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Naofumi Wada
  • Publication number: 20170171556
    Abstract: A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to select one selection block from the encoded available blocks, a selection information encoder to encode selection information specifying the selection block using a code table corresponding to the number of available blocks, and an image encoder to subject the to-be-encoded block to motion compensated prediction coding using a motion vector of the selection block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2017
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: SAORI ASAKA, Takeshi Chujoh, Akiyuki Tanizawa, Goki Yasuda, Naofumi Wada, Takashi Watanabe
  • Patent number: 9628794
    Abstract: A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to select one selection block from the encoded available blocks, a selection information encoder to encode selection information specifying the selection block using a code table corresponding to the number of available blocks, and an image encoder to subject the to-be-encoded block to motion compensated prediction coding using a motion vector of the selection block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Saori Asaka, Takeshi Chujoh, Akiyuki Tanizawa, Goki Yasuda, Naofumi Wada, Takashi Watanabe
  • Patent number: 9602815
    Abstract: A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to select one selection block from the encoded available blocks, a selection information encoder to encode selection information specifying the selection block using a code table corresponding to the number of available blocks, and an image encoder to subject the to-be-encoded block to motion compensated prediction coding using a motion vector of the selection block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Saori Asaka, Takeshi Chujoh, Akiyuki Tanizawa, Goki Yasuda, Naofumi Wada, Takashi Watanabe
  • Patent number: 9307242
    Abstract: A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to select one selection block from the encoded available blocks, a selection information encoder to encode selection information specifying the selection block using a code table corresponding to the number of available blocks, and an image encoder to subject the to-be-encoded block to motion compensated prediction coding using a motion vector of the selection block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Saori Asaka, Takeshi Chujoh, Akiyuki Tanizawa, Goki Yasuda, Naofumi Wada, Takashi Watanabe
  • Patent number: 9167273
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, includes an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to select one selection block from the encoded available blocks, a selection information encoder to encode selection information specifying the selection block using a code table corresponding to the number of available blocks, and an image encoder to subject the to-be-encoded block to motion compensated prediction coding using a motion vector of the selection block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Saori Asaka, Takeshi Chujoh, Akiyuki Tanizawa, Goki Yasuda, Naofumi Wada, Takashi Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20150189329
    Abstract: Provided is an image encoding device including an encoding unit that encodes a down-sampling image obtained by performing down-sampling of a color difference signal; a decoding unit that decodes the encoded encoding image; and a filter information generation unit that performs up-sampling of a color difference signal of the decoded decoding image, filters the color difference signal of the decoded image by using the up-sampled color difference signal of the decoded image and a luminance signal as reference signals, and acquires filter information related to the filtering.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2014
    Publication date: July 2, 2015
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Naofumi WADA
  • Publication number: 20140192888
    Abstract: A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to select one selection block from the encoded available blocks, a selection information encoder to encode selection information specifying the selection block using a code table corresponding to the number of available blocks, and an image encoder to subject the to-be-encoded block to motion compensated prediction coding using a motion vector of the selection block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Publication date: July 10, 2014
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: SAORI ASAKA, Takeshi Chujoh, Akiyuki Tanizawa, Goki Yasuda, Naofumi Wada, Takashi Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20140185684
    Abstract: A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to select one selection block from the encoded available blocks, a selection information encoder to encode selection information specifying the selection block using a code table corresponding to the number of available blocks, and an image encoder to subject the to-be-encoded block to motion compensated prediction coding using a motion vector of the selection block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: SAORI ASAKA, Takeshi Chujoh, Akiyuki Tanizawa, Goki Yasuda, Naofumi Wada, Takashi Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20140185683
    Abstract: A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to select one selection block from the encoded available blocks, a selection information encoder to encode selection information specifying the selection block using a code table corresponding to the number of available blocks, and an image encoder to subject the to-be-encoded block to motion compensated prediction coding using a motion vector of the selection block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: SAORI ASAKA, TAKESHI CHUJOH, AKIYUKI TANIZAWA, GOKI YASUDA, NAOFUMI WADA, TAKASHI WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20140185685
    Abstract: A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to select one selection block from the encoded available blocks, a selection information encoder to encode selection information specifying the selection block using a code table corresponding to the number of available blocks, and an image encoder to subject the to-be-encoded block to motion compensated prediction coding using a motion vector of the selection block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Saori ASAKA, Takeshi CHUJOH, Akiyuki TANIZAWA, Goki YASUDA, Naofumi WADA, Takashi WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20140177727
    Abstract: A video encoding apparatus is a video encoding apparatus for subjecting a video image to motion compensated prediction coding, comprising an acquisition module to acquire available blocks of blocks having motion vectors from encoded blocks adjacent to a to-be-encoded block and number of the available blocks, an acquisition/selection module to select one selection block from the encoded available blocks, a selection information encoder to encode selection information specifying the selection block using a code table corresponding to the number of available blocks, and an image encoder to subject the to-be-encoded block to motion compensated prediction coding using a motion vector of the selection block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Publication date: June 26, 2014
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Saori Asaka, Takeshi Chujoh, Akiyuki Tanizawa, Goki Yasuda, Naofumi Wada, Takashi Watanabe
  • Patent number: 8520133
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus that adjusts focus based on frequency components extracted from an image signal is provided. The apparatus includes a 1st order Infinite Impulse Response (IIR)-filter including a plurality of sample delayers having a plurality of line buffers for buffering and delaying a plurality of samples to sequentially read pixels of the image signal through raster scanning and extracting frequency components of the image signal from the read pixels by using the plurality of sample delayers; and a delay sample number controller for controlling the IIR-filter to match the number of horizontal pixels sequentially read from the image signal through raster scanning to the number of the plurality of samples buffered by the plurality of line buffers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2013
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
    Inventor: Naofumi Wada
  • Publication number: 20120154669
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus that adjusts focus based on frequency components extracted from an image signal is provided. The apparatus includes a 1st order Infinite Impulse Response (IIR)-filter including a plurality of sample delayers having a plurality of line buffers for buffering and delaying a plurality of samples to sequentially read pixels of the image signal through raster scanning and extracting frequency components of the image signal from the read pixels by using the plurality of sample delayers; and a delay sample number controller for controlling the IIR-filter to match the number of horizontal pixels sequentially read from the image signal through raster scanning to the number of the plurality of samples buffered by the plurality of line buffers, wherein the delay sample number controller commands the IIR-filter to read a sample from each of the plurality of line buffers in a direction perpendicular to a direction of the raster scanning, and perform filtering processing on the read sample.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2011
    Publication date: June 21, 2012
    Applicant: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Naofumi WADA