Patents by Inventor Norifumi Zushi

Norifumi Zushi 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: 8914827
    Abstract: A program ancillary data processing apparatus is provided which includes a program ancillary data extraction unit for extracting program ancillary data pertinent to commodities or services appearing in each scene, from picture program data, and a display control unit for displaying, on a display picture, the information relevant to the commodities or services appearing in each scene, and the sum total of the number of times of scene-based access events by the audience to a database supervising the detailed information relevant to the commodities or services, based on the preset layout information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Keiko Abe, Noboru Yanagita, Takumi Yoshida, Norifumi Zushi
  • Patent number: 8843967
    Abstract: A program ancillary data processing apparatus is provided which includes a program ancillary data extraction unit for extracting program ancillary data pertinent to commodities or services appearing in each scene, from picture program data, and a display control unit for displaying, on a display picture, the information relevant to the commodities or services appearing in each scene, and the sum total of the number of times of scene-based access events by the audience to a database supervising the detailed information relevant to the commodities or services, based on the preset layout information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2001
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Keiko Abe, Noboru Yanagita, Takumi Yoshida, Norifumi Zushi
  • Patent number: 8046388
    Abstract: An apparatus for producing program ancillary data pertinent to each scene of a picture program to be recorded includes a display control unit for demonstrating, on a display picture, an input form having, as an input item, the information pertinent to a scene as an object of preparation, and a program ancillary data generating unit for correlating the information specifying an associated scene with the information as input through the input form, and for outputting the resulting information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2001
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2011
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Noboru Yanagita, Takumi Yoshida, Keiko Abe, Nariyasu Hamahata, Norifumi Zushi
  • Patent number: 7949680
    Abstract: An apparatus for producing program ancillary data pertinent to each scene of a picture program to be recorded includes a display control unit for demonstrating, on a display picture, an input form having, as an input item, the information pertinent to a scene as an object of preparation, and a program ancillary data generating unit for correlating the information specifying an associated scene with the information as input through the input form, and for outputting the resulting information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2008
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2011
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Noboru Yanagita, Takumi Yoshida, Keiko Abe, Nariyasu Hamahata, Norifumi Zushi
  • Publication number: 20100057813
    Abstract: A program ancillary data processing apparatus is provided which includes a program ancillary data extraction unit for extracting program ancillary data pertinent to commodities or services appearing in each scene, from picture program data, and a display control unit for displaying, on a display picture, the information relevant to the commodities or services appearing in each scene, and the sum total of the number of times of scene-based access events by the audience to a database supervising the detailed information relevant to the commodities or services, based on the preset layout information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2009
    Publication date: March 4, 2010
    Inventors: Keiko ABE, Noboru Yanagita, Takumi Yoshida, Norifumi Zushi
  • Publication number: 20080259208
    Abstract: An apparatus for producing program ancillary data pertinent to each scene of a picture program to be recorded includes a display control unit for demonstrating, on a display picture, an input form having, as an input item, the information pertinent to a scene as an object of preparation, and a program ancillary data generating unit for correlating the information specifying an associated scene with the information as input through the input form, and for outputting the resulting information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2008
    Publication date: October 23, 2008
    Inventors: Noboru Yanagita, Takumi Yoshida, Keiko Abe, Nariyasu Hamahata, Norifumi Zushi
  • Publication number: 20080205847
    Abstract: An apparatus for producing program ancillary data pertinent to each scene of a picture program to be recorded includes a display control unit for demonstrating, on a display picture, an input form having, as an input item, the information pertinent to a scene as an object of preparation, and a program ancillary data generating unit for correlating the information specifying an associated scene with the information as input through the input form, and for outputting the resulting information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2008
    Publication date: August 28, 2008
    Inventors: Noboru Yanagita, Takumi Yoshida, Keiko Abe, Nariyasu Hamahata, Norifumi Zushi
  • Publication number: 20050039111
    Abstract: A program ancillary data processing apparatus is provided which includes a program ancillary data extraction unit for extracting program ancillary data pertinent to commodities or services appearing in each scene, from picture program data, and a display control unit for displaying, on a display picture, the information relevant to the commodities or services appearing in each scene, and the sum total of the number of times of scene-based access events by the audience to a database supervising the detailed information relevant to the commodities or services, based on the preset layout information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2001
    Publication date: February 17, 2005
    Inventors: Keiko Abe, Noboru Yanagita, Takumi Yoshida, Norifumi Zushi
  • Patent number: 6827454
    Abstract: As an imaging prevention method for interfering unauthorized imaging of a number of visual images projected on a screen, there is employed a method for projecting infrared light to a viewer/audience direction from at least one or more infrared light projector devices. According to the method, infrared light may be directly incident into an imaging apparatus of a person conducting an unauthorized copying act so as to adversely affect the unauthorized copying.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2003
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2004
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Katsumi Kimura, Shinya Kataoka, Norifumi Zushi, Yuko Kudo
  • Patent number: 6793353
    Abstract: As an imaging prevention method for interfering with the unauthorized imaging and recording of a visual image projected on a screen, there is employed a method for projecting infrared light to a viewer/audience direction from at least one or more infrared light projector means disposed at a rear side of the screen. According to the method, an amount of the infrared light is directed to be incident into an imaging apparatus attempting to record an image from the screen, increasing a pirating prevention effect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2004
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Katsumi Kimura, Shinya Kataoka, Norifumi Zushi, Yuko Kudo
  • Patent number: 6773119
    Abstract: As an imaging prevention method for interfering unauthorized imaging of a number of visual images projected on a screen, there is employed a method for projecting infrared light to a viewer/audience direction from at least one or more infrared light projector devices. According to the method, infrared light maybe directly incident into an imaging apparatus of a person conducting an unauthorized copying act so as to adversely affect the unauthorized copying.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2003
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2004
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Katsumi Kimura, Shinya Kataoka, Norifumi Zushi, Yuko Kudo
  • Patent number: 6742901
    Abstract: As an imaging prevention method for interfering unauthorized imaging of a number of visual images projected on a screen, there is employed a method for projecting infrared light to a viewer/audience direction from at least one or more infrared light projector devices disposed at a rear side of the screen. According to the method, an amount of infrared light is directly incident into an imaging apparatus whereby increasing the prevention effect causes more infrared light to be directly incident into the imaging apparatus of a person conducting the unauthorized act.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2002
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2004
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Katsumi Kimura, Shinya Kataoka, Norifumi Zushi, Yuko Kudo
  • Publication number: 20030214640
    Abstract: As an imaging prevention method for interfering unauthorized imaging of visual image projected on a screen, there is employed a method for projecting infrared light to a viewer/audience direction from at least one or more infrared light projector means disposed at a rear side of the screen. According to the method, an amount of the infrared light directly is incident into an imaging apparatus whereby increasing the prevention effect since the more infrared light is directly incident into the imaging apparatus of a person conducting the unauthorized act.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2003
    Publication date: November 20, 2003
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Katsumi Kimura, Shinya Kataoka, Norifumi Zushi, Yuko Kudo
  • Publication number: 20030206278
    Abstract: As an imaging prevention method for interfering unauthorized imaging of visual image projected on a screen, there is employed a method for projecting infrared light to a viewer/audience direction from at least one or more infrared light projector means disposed at a rear side of the screen. According to the method, an amount of the infrared light directly is incident into an imaging apparatus whereby increasing the prevention effect since the more infrared light is directly incident into the imaging apparatus of a person conducting the unauthorized act.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2003
    Publication date: November 6, 2003
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Katsumi Kimura, Shinya Kataoka, Norifumi Zushi, Yuko Kudo
  • Publication number: 20030206279
    Abstract: As an imaging prevention method for interfering unauthorized imaging of visual image projected on a screen, there is employed a method for projecting infrared light to a viewer/audience direction from at least one or more infrared light projector means disposed at a rear side of the screen. According to the method, an amount of the infrared light directly is incident into an imaging apparatus whereby increasing the prevention effect since the more infrared light is directly incident into the imaging apparatus of a person conducting the unauthorized act.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2003
    Publication date: November 6, 2003
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Katsumi Kimura, Shinya Kataoka, Norifumi Zushi, Yuko Kudo
  • Publication number: 20030099459
    Abstract: An apparatus for producing program ancillary data pertinent to each scene of a picture program to be recorded includes a display control unit for demonstrating, on a display picture, an input form having, as an input item, the information pertinent to a scene as an object of preparation, and a program ancillary data generating unit for correlating the information specifying an associated scene with the information as input through the input form, and for outputting the resulting information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2002
    Publication date: May 29, 2003
    Inventors: Noboru Yanagita, Takumi Yoshida, Keiko Abe, Nariyasu Hamahata, Norifumi Zushi
  • Publication number: 20030092644
    Abstract: A 1-(&bgr;-L-ribofuranosyl)-1,2,4-triazole-3-carboxamide is administered in a method of treatment of a viral infection in a patient, including IV infection, HCV infection, or BHV infection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2002
    Publication date: May 15, 2003
    Inventors: Keiko Abe, Noboru Yanagita, Takumi Yoshida, Norifumi Zushi
  • Publication number: 20030093361
    Abstract: An apparatus for inputting sponsorship request conditions in a sponsorship transaction support system, adapted for realizing an on-line sponsorship transaction between a client requesting a sponsorship to a project, and registered members, is proposed. The apparatus includes a display control unit for demonstrating an input form having at least the content of the project, a target layer and desired sponsorship conditions, as input items, on a display picture, and a recording unit for transiently storing data input to the input form.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2002
    Publication date: May 15, 2003
    Inventors: Takumi Yoshida, Keiko Abe, Noboru Yanagita, Norifumi Zushi
  • Publication number: 20020171813
    Abstract: As an imaging prevention method for interfering unauthorized imaging of visual image projected on a screen, there is employed a method for projecting infrared light to a viewer/audience direction from at least one or more infrared light projector means disposed at a rear side of the screen. According to the method, an amount of the infrared light directly is incident into an imaging apparatus whereby increasing the prevention effect since the more infrared light is directly incident into the imaging apparatus of a person conducting the unauthorized act.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2002
    Publication date: November 21, 2002
    Inventors: Katsumi Kimura, Shinya Kataoka, Norifumi Zushi, Yuko Kudo