Patents by Inventor Osamu Hara

Osamu Hara 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: 20200334862
    Abstract: A moving image generation apparatus includes: circuitry to: capture images of a three-dimensional model using different values of a camera parameter of a virtual camera to generate captured images; calculate goodness-of-fit indices using the captured images as inputs, the goodness-of-fit indices each indicating a suitability of a corresponding captured image among the captured images; and generate camerawork that traces values of the camera parameter of the virtual camera, based on the calculated goodness-of-fit indices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: TAKAYUKI HARA, YOHEI FUJITA, OSAMU OGAWARA
  • Publication number: 20200311922
    Abstract: An cell observation system, comprising an image sensor capable of movement in a horizontal direction, and a processor, wherein the processor infers position where a colony will be generated or grown from position information or shape information of a plurality of cells within an image, based on the image of the cells that has been acquired by the image sensor, and controls position of the image sensor so as to perform imaging at the inferred position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi HARA, Jun SUGAWARA, Keiji OKADA, Mikako HORI, Takuma DEZAWA, Masaaki YAMAGISHI, Kazuhiko OSA, Osamu NONAKA
  • Publication number: 20200289215
    Abstract: A support system, a support method, and a support program in the form of a non-transitory computer readable medium are disclosed that support a medical action during an operation. The support system includes a data acquisition unit configured to acquire, during an operation, use state data on a use state of a medical device during the operation, and target lesion data on a target lesion of a patient during the operation, a learning unit configured to perform machine learning using the use state data and the target lesion data, and a presentation unit configured to present a recommended operation policy based on a result of the machine learning.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshio MAKI, Yoshiyuki HARA, Osamu NOMURA, Yuuki SAKAGUCHI, Yuusuke SEKINE
  • Patent number: 10771704
    Abstract: A method of displaying a wide-angle image including one or more attention points on a display device, the method being performed by an information processing apparatus including the display device, includes, in response to detecting a predetermined trigger when at least a part of the wide-angle image is displayed as a display region, displaying a region of the wide-angle image in the display region, the region of the wide-angle image including at least one of the one or more attention points.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Yohei Fujita, Osamu Ogawara, Takayuki Hara
  • Patent number: 10701263
    Abstract: A browsing system includes an image distribution apparatus and an information processing apparatus. The image distribution apparatus includes a memory configured to store and register a presentation pattern of a plurality of display positions, including at least a first display position and a second display position, set within a wide-angle image; and first circuitry configured to transmit the wide-angle image and the presentation pattern of the plurality of display positions. The information processing apparatus includes second circuitry configured to receive the wide-angle image and the presentation pattern from the image distribution apparatus, and to display the wide-angle image on a display connected with the information processing apparatus, using the plurality of display positions by applying the received presentation pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Yohei Fujita, Osamu Ogawara, Takayuki Hara
  • Patent number: 10604269
    Abstract: A structure for anti-adhesion of high-temperature air according to the present invention includes: a high-temperature air duct that is provided in an accessory of an aircraft and allows high-temperature air likely to be higher than a specified temperature to flow through the high-temperature air duct; an exhaust port that discharges a flow of the high-temperature air led through the high-temperature air duct, to an outside of the airframe; and a low-temperature air supplying part that supplies a flow of low-temperature air lower in temperature than the high-temperature air discharged to the outside of the airframe, to an airframe surface. The low-temperature air supplying part is configured to form an air layer made of a flow of low-temperature air between the high-temperature air that is bent toward the airframe surface in flight of the aircraft, and the an airframe surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI AIRCRAFT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuhide Hara, Osamu Yamada
  • Publication number: 20200013374
    Abstract: A terminal apparatus includes circuitry configured to receive image data of an object and three-dimensional computer graphics (3DCG) data transmitted from an image distribution apparatus, and display, on a display, a specific region image corresponding to a specific region within an image of the object as a background image, and an image of the 3DCG data as a superimposed image to be superimposed on the background image. The specific region image corresponding to the specific region is generatable from the image data of the object and the image of the 3DCG data is generatable from the 3DCG data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: Osamu OGAWARA, Yohei Fujita, Takayuki Hara
  • Patent number: 10473700
    Abstract: A voltage stability monitoring device, which monitors voltage stability of a power system, produces a plurality of assumed change scenarios indicating a scenario of a change that is assumed based on at least one of a system configuration of the power system and a change of a tide state, calculates the voltage stability using the assumed change scenario, calculates a voltage stability margin indicating margin degree of the voltage stability, based on the voltage stability selects an assumed change scenario with high severity of the voltage stability for each assumed change scenario, based on the voltage stability margin calculates which buses in the power system are vulnerable buses that decrease voltage stability, based on the assumed change scenario which is selected, and changes a monitoring target of the voltage stability, based on information of the vulnerable bus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Eisuke Kuroda, Yasuo Sato, Osamu Tomobe, Jun Yamazaki, Masahiro Yatsu, Kouichi Hara, Haruki Miyoshi
  • Patent number: 9908348
    Abstract: A liquid ejecting apparatus includes an ejecting unit which can eject liquid in an ejecting region: and a medium support unit which can support a medium on a downstream side in a transport direction of the medium compared to the ejecting region, in which the medium support unit has a first region which has at least one face, and a second region which is located between the ejecting region and the first region, and has a plurality of bent portions, and in which the length of a face between the bent portions in the second region in the transport direction is shorter than the length of a face included in the first region in the transport direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Eiji Kumai, Yoji Takahashi, Osamu Hara
  • Publication number: 20170282612
    Abstract: There is provided a liquid ejecting apparatus including: an unwinding unit that holds a roll-shaped medium and unwinds the held medium; an ejecting unit that ejects liquid onto the medium unwound from the unwinding unit; a winding unit that winds the medium onto which the liquid is ejected; and a base member to which the unwinding unit and the winding unit are attached.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Inventors: Yoji TAKAHASHI, Osamu HARA, Eiji KUMAI
  • Patent number: 9751334
    Abstract: A liquid ejecting apparatus includes a heating unit; a detecting unit capable of detecting the energies of plural detection areas in a heating area to be heated by the heating unit; and a controller that controls the heating unit on the basis of the energies of the plural detection areas detected by the detecting unit. The controller controls the number of detection areas which are used in control of the heating unit in a case where a medium has been transported to a position where the medium overlaps with at least one of the plural detection areas so that the number is larger than the number of detection areas which are used in the control of the heating unit in a case where a medium has been transported to a position where the medium does not overlap with at least one of the plural detection areas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Osamu Hara, Shuichiro Nakano
  • Patent number: 9724943
    Abstract: A liquid discharge apparatus includes a support portion that supports a sheet that is transported and a discharge unit that includes a carriage that is freely movable in scanning directions that intersect with a transport direction of the sheet and a liquid discharge head that is mounted on the carriage and that discharges ink to the sheet. End portions of the discharge unit in the scanning directions are provided with a plurality of ribs that are protruded along the scanning directions and that are provided so as to be juxtaposed with intervals in the transport direction. The ribs press a bend of the sheet toward the support portion as the carriage moves along the scanning directions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Osamu Hara
  • Patent number: 9724939
    Abstract: A liquid discharging apparatus includes a head that discharges a liquid onto a medium, a medium supporting portion that supports the medium, a heater that heats the medium supported by the medium supporting portion, and a detecting unit that performs sensing and detects energy. The radiation energy of the heater is controlled on the basis of the energy detected by the detecting unit. The medium supporting portion is provided with a sensing target portion that can be sensed by the detecting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Tsuneyuki Sasaki, Osamu Hara
  • Patent number: 9623675
    Abstract: A liquid discharging apparatus includes a discharge unit that is capable of discharging a liquid, a heating unit that is capable of heating a medium onto which the liquid is discharged, a detection unit that detects an energy that is emitted from a detection range, a control unit that is capable of changing an output of the heating unit on the basis of an energy that the detection unit detects, and a sensing target portion, which has a sensing target surface from which an energy is detected by the detection unit, and the sensing target surface is processed in order to reduce mirror reflection of input light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Osamu Hara
  • Patent number: 9527312
    Abstract: A liquid discharging apparatus includes a discharge unit that is capable of discharging a liquid, a medium support unit in which an opening portion is provided, and which supports a medium onto which the liquid is discharged, a heater that is capable of applying heat to the medium, a sensor that detects an energy in a detectable region, a control unit that is capable of changing an output of the heater on the basis of the energy, and a detectable portion whose energy is detected by the sensor, and which is provided in a position that is within the opening portion and is within the detectable region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Osamu Hara, Shuichiro Nakano, Eiji Kumai
  • Publication number: 20160368291
    Abstract: A liquid discharge apparatus includes a support portion that supports a sheet that is transported and a discharge unit that includes a carriage that is freely movable in scanning directions that intersect with a transport direction of the sheet and a liquid discharge head that is mounted on the carriage and that discharges ink to the sheet. End portions of the discharge unit in the scanning directions are provided with a plurality of ribs that are protruded along the scanning directions and that are provided so as to be juxtaposed with intervals in the transport direction. The ribs press a bend of the sheet toward the support portion as the carriage moves along the scanning directions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2016
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Inventor: Osamu HARA
  • Patent number: 9505576
    Abstract: A recording apparatus includes a setting unit which sets a recording medium; a transport unit which transports the recording medium; a detection unit which is provided in a transport path of the recording medium and detects the recording medium; and a control unit which controls the transport unit. The transport unit includes a drive roller which is provided to be capable of contacting a first surface of the recording medium and applies a sending force to the first surface, and a blowing unit which is provided in a position opposing the drive roller and is capable of blowing onto a second surface of the recording medium. When the detection unit detects the recording medium, the control unit controls the transport unit so as to cause air to be blown from the blowing unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Tsuneyuki Sasaki, Osamu Hara
  • Patent number: 9505251
    Abstract: A recording apparatus includes a sound pickup unit that is arranged on a plurality of spots, and an output unit that is capable of outputting comparative information between a sound which is picked up by the sound pickup unit, and each sound pickup unit at a time of picking up the sound. By the recording apparatus of such a configuration, a cause of an abnormality can be estimated, regarding the abnormality which is generated in the recording apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Tsuneyuki Sasaki, Osamu Hara
  • Patent number: 9487030
    Abstract: A medium holding member that is attached to a medium supporting portion includes a fitting portion that is fit into the medium supporting portion and that is located at each of at least one portion in an upstream side edge portion of the medium holding member in a medium transportation direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2016
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Teruhiko Wakabayashi, Atsushi Majima, Eiji Kumai, Osamu Hara
  • Patent number: 9446613
    Abstract: A medium supporting device includes a flexible medium supporting section that supports a medium, a supporting base that supports the medium supporting section in contact with a first contact section and a second contact section, and a tension applying section that applies tension to the medium supporting section between the first contact section and the second contact section. The first contact section and the second contact section extend in a cross direction, intersecting with the tension applying direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Shuichiro Nakano, Osamu Hara, Eiji Kumai