Patents by Inventor Norihito YAMADA

Norihito YAMADA 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: 20220263598
    Abstract: An endoscope system includes: an endoscope configured to generate an image signal; a processing device configured to process the image signal; a plurality of signal lines configured to transmit a signal between the endoscope and the processing device; and a processor configured to detect a communication error of the signal lines, and determine a communication protocol to allocate a signal to be transmitted by the respective signal lines according to a detection result of the communication error, the determination of the communication protocol including determining whether to transmit a signal in two ways based on number of signal lines in which the communication error is not detected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2022
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Norihito YAMADA
  • Publication number: 20200352428
    Abstract: An endoscope provides a connector substrate of an endoscope connector to be connected to a processor with a temperature sensor for directly measuring a temperature of the connector substrate, performs control to restrict a power supply (in other words, limit and stop a power supply) from an endoscope power supply circuit according to the measured temperature of the connector substrate (in other words, the endoscope connector), and thereby appropriately manages the temperature of the endoscope connector in the endoscope.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihito YAMADA, Madoka SAITO, Shigetoshi FUTAMI