Patents by Inventor Reiji YUKUMOTO

Reiji YUKUMOTO 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: 11052611
    Abstract: A fabricating apparatus includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to receive designation of a scheduled fabrication start time of a fabrication object, detect a change in a fabrication practicability condition of the fabricating apparatus, and output change information indicating an occurrence of a change in the fabrication practicability condition of the fabricating apparatus when the change in the fabrication practicability condition has been detected after reception of the designation of the scheduled fabrication start time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventor: Reiji Yukumoto
  • Patent number: 10747203
    Abstract: A modeling process device for performing a three-dimensional object modeling process is provided. The modeling process device includes an accumulation unit configured to accumulate a plurality of three-dimensional object information sets each including corresponding surface shape information items for three-dimensional objects; a searching unit configured to, based on surface shape information of a three-dimensional object generated by a scanning unit that scans a surface of the three-dimensional object, search for a three-dimensional object information set used for modeling in the plurality of the three-dimensional object information sets accumulated in the accumulation unit; and an extraction unit configured to extract a modeling condition that has been used for modeling the three-dimensional object according to the surface shape information that has been generated by the scanning unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Reiji Yukumoto, Koji Kobayashi, Hiroshi Maeda, Yasuaki Yuji, Fei Yang
  • Publication number: 20190283331
    Abstract: A fabricating apparatus includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to receive designation of a scheduled fabrication start time of a fabrication object, detect a change in a fabrication practicability condition of the fabricating apparatus, and output change information indicating an occurrence of a change in the fabrication practicability condition of the fabricating apparatus when the change in the fabrication practicability condition has been detected after reception of the designation of the scheduled fabrication start time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Reiji Yukumoto
  • Publication number: 20190018908
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus for providing data for modeling to an additive manufacturing apparatus that models a modeling object by repeatedly stacking layers of material is provided. The information processing apparatus includes a volume calculation unit configured to calculate a volume of the modeling target and a support-part-modeling-method determination unit configured to determine a modeling method of a support part that supports the modeling target according to the volume.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Reiji YUKUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20180299869
    Abstract: A modeling process device for performing a three-dimensional object modeling process is provided. The modeling process device includes an accumulation unit configured to accumulate a plurality of three-dimensional object information sets each including corresponding surface shape information items for three-dimensional objects; a searching unit configured to, based on surface shape information of a three-dimensional object generated by a scanning unit that scans a surface of the three-dimensional object, search for a three-dimensional object information set used for modeling in the plurality of the three-dimensional object information sets accumulated in the accumulation unit; and an extraction unit configured to extract a modeling condition that has been used for modeling the three-dimensional object according to the surface shape information that has been generated by the scanning unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2018
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Reiji YUKUMOTO, Koji KOBAYASHI, Hiroshi MAEDA, Yasuaki YUJI, Fei YANG
  • Publication number: 20180264742
    Abstract: There is provision of an information processing device for processing three-dimensional information representing a three-dimensional shape of a solid object to be modeled by a solid object modeling device configured to model the solid object by depositing a plurality of layers each of which is formed by discharging the filamentary molding material on the flat surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2018
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Fei Yang, Reiji Yukumoto, Hiroshi Maeda, Koji Kobayashi, Yasuaki Yuji
  • Publication number: 20180022031
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus sends fabrication data to a lamination fabricating apparatus configured to laminate the material to fabricate a three-dimensional (3D-) fabricated object. The information processing apparatus includes a display unit configured to display shape data of the 3D-fabricated object on the display device, a direction receiver configured to receive a direction regarding a strength of the 3D-fabricated object according to the shape data of the 3D-fabricated object on the display device, and a relocation unit configured to convert the data to rotate the shape of the 3D-fabricated object in the direction received by the direction receiver to reinforce the 3D-fabricated object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2017
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki ISHII, Reiji YUKUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20170165918
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus used for an additive manufacturing system includes a circuitry configured to calculate a contact area of a contact face of a three dimensional (3D) model that contacts a base member of an additive manufacturing apparatus, calculate an adhesive force that is to occur to the contact face of the 3D model and the base member, rotate the 3D model by changing an angle of the 3D model with respect to a 3D modeling area, calculate a warping force that is to occur to the 3D model when the 3D model is to be formed into a 3D object under each orientation set for the 3D model by rotating the 3D model by changing the angle of the 3D model with respect to the 3D modeling area, and search for a target orientation of the 3D model where the warping force becomes smaller than the adhesive force.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2016
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: YASUAKI YUJI, Koji KOBAYASHI, Reiji YUKUMOTO, Hiroshi MAEDA, Yang FEI
  • Publication number: 20170124223
    Abstract: A modeling processing system is provided. The modeling processing system includes an acquisition unit, a memory, and a searching unit. The acquisition unit acquires information on a surface profile of a target three-dimensional object from a reading unit. The target three-dimensional object is a target for a modeling processing. The memory stores, for a plurality of modeled objects, a plurality of modeled object information, and each modeled object information includes surface profile information and internal structure information of the modeled object. The searching unit specifies, from among the plurality of modeled object information stored in the memory, at least one of the plurality of modeled object information based on the information on the surface profile of the target three-dimensional object acquired by the acquisition unit, as a candidate modeled object information for the modeling processing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2016
    Publication date: May 4, 2017
    Applicant: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi MAEDA, Reiji YUKUMOTO, Koji KOBAYASHI, Yasuaki YUJI, Yang FEI, Shigeyuki ISHll
  • Patent number: 9571806
    Abstract: A projection system includes image projection apparatuses to project one image onto a projection face based on image information, a projection controller to divide the image information into a plurality of segment image data, and to instruct each of the image projection apparatuses to project corresponding segment image data, a positional deviation detector disposed at each of the image projection apparatuses to detect a positional deviation at the image projection apparatuses, an identification unit to identify which image projection apparatus requires a calibration processing; a projection unit to cause the identified image projection apparatus to project a calibration image information; an image capture apparatus to capture the calibration image information; and a calibration unit to calibrate the segment image data projected by the identified image projection apparatus based on the captured calibration image information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2017
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Reiji Yukumoto, Noritada Ohi
  • Publication number: 20160277720
    Abstract: A projection system includes image projection apparatuses to project one image onto a projection face based on image information, a projection controller to divide the image information into a plurality of segment image data, and to instruct each of the image projection apparatuses to project corresponding segment image data, a positional deviation detector disposed at each of the image projection apparatuses to detect a positional deviation at the image projection apparatuses, an identification unit to identify which image projection apparatus requires a calibration processing; a projection unit to cause the identified image projection apparatus to project a calibration image information; an image capture apparatus to capture the calibration image information; and a calibration unit to calibrate the segment image data projected by the identified image projection apparatus based on the captured calibration image information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2016
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Inventors: Reiji YUKUMOTO, Noritada OHI
  • Patent number: 9361219
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a first storage unit configured to store a set value indicating a value corresponding to a set item to define a function and flag information indicating whether an initialization of the set value is required, a second storage unit configured to store a flag address identifying a storage location of the flag information in the first storage unit in association with the set item at least, and an initialization unit configured to identify the flag information for each set item by using the flag address corresponding to each set item, and if the identified flag address indicates that the initialization is required, initialize the set value corresponding to the set item.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2016
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo Iwasaki, Reiji Yukumoto, Yoshifumi Kawai, Hiroshi Maeda
  • Patent number: 9360919
    Abstract: A processing device includes a plurality of input units configured to input a process request; a plurality of processing units configured to execute a process corresponding to the process request input by the plurality of input units; a power control unit configured to transfer the processing device into a power saving state and to transfer the processing device back to a regular state from the power saving state; and an operation suppression control unit configured to send an operation suppression request to the plurality of input units and the plurality of processing units before the power control unit transfers the processing device into the power saving state, and to send an operation suppression release request to the plurality of input units and the plurality of processing units when the power control unit transfers the processing device back to the regular state from the power saving state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2016
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo Iwasaki, Reiji Yukumoto, Yoshifumi Kawai, Hiroshi Maeda, Daigo Uchiyama
  • Patent number: 9338313
    Abstract: A document management apparatus delivers a to-be-delivered document to a delivery destination and collects information about browsing history of the document. The document management apparatus includes: a delivery-pattern determining unit; a delivery-information generating unit; a document delivery unit that delivers the document by transmitting the information of the delivery pattern to a network address of the delivery destination; and a browsing-history management unit that acquires information about browsing history. The delivery-pattern determining unit, when the type of the device is a type not adapted to a function of collecting information about browsing history, determines that a pattern for delivering a program for implementing collection of the information about browsing history together with the document as the delivery pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Daisuke Noguchi, Miki Oouchi, Masafumi Nagao, Osamu Torii, Reiji Yukumoto, Tetsuo Asakawa
  • Publication number: 20160019860
    Abstract: Disclosed is a display apparatus communicating with a plurality of terminals. The display apparatus and the terminals are connected via a network. The display apparatus includes a communications connection establishing module configured to establish a plurality of communications connections with the terminals, a selection module configured to select a communications connection from the communications connections, a display controller configured to control a display based on a request from the selected one of the communications connections, a determination module configured to determine whether a part of the communications connections needs to be disconnected, and a communications disconnection module configured to disconnect the part of the communications connections based on a predetermined rule when the determination module determines that the part of the communications connections needs to be disconnected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2015
    Publication date: January 21, 2016
    Applicant: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi MAEDA, Reiji YUKUMOTO, Sachiko ABE
  • Patent number: 9191419
    Abstract: An information processing system includes at least one first information processing device and a second information processing device. The second information processing device includes: an acquiring unit that acquires a second information in which IP information assigned to a first information processing device and first information that is different from the IP information and specifies the first information processing device are associated with each other; a second storage unit that stores at least one piece of the second information; a first receiving unit that receives an input character string input by a user; and a determining unit that determines a first information processing device identified by IP information included in second information that includes first information corresponding to the input character string among the at least one piece of the second information as a first information processing device to execute a process requested from the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Reiji Yukumoto, Hidekuni Annaka, Yoko Sugiura, Aritaka Hagiwara
  • Patent number: 8941783
    Abstract: An image output system includes plural channels from each of which an image signal is output, a switching unit for switching the channel that outputs the image signal to an image output unit based on connection states of the plural channels, an information display generation unit for generating the image signal of an information display screen related to the currently outputting channel, and a display state storing unit for storing a display state related to the information display screen, the display state including a “display-ON” state and a “display-OFF” state. In a case where there is a change in the connection state of the currently outputting channel, when there is the information display screen whose display state is the “display-ON” state, the switching unit switches the channel after waiting for a predefined change in the display state related to the information display screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2015
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Aritaka Hagiwara, Reiji Yukumoto, Hidekuni Annaka, Yoko Sugiura
  • Patent number: 8780376
    Abstract: Disclosed is an image processing apparatus having a function to cooperatively output, via a cooperative image processing apparatus, document data, including a data sending unit that sends to the cooperative image processing apparatus the document data to be output, for which the total limited number of output times is set, with output setting information including an allocated number of output times for the document data individually allocated for the cooperative image processing apparatus; and a number updating unit that updates the total limited number of output times set for the document data based on the allocated number of output times by subtracting the allocated number of output times from the total limited number of output times, when the data sending unit sends the document data with the output setting information to the cooperative image processing apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 15, 2014
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Reiji Yukumoto, Takahiko Hayashi, Ayako Watanabe, Ryo Takemoto, Osamu Torii, Masafumi Nagao, Yasukiyo Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20140118619
    Abstract: An image output system includes plural channels from each of which an image signal is output, a switching unit for switching the channel that outputs the image signal to an image output unit based on connection states of the plural channels, an information display generation unit for generating the image signal of an information display screen related to the currently outputting channel, and a display state storing unit for storing a display state related to the information display screen, the display state including a “display-ON” state and a “display-OFF” state. In a case where there is a change in the connection state of the currently outputting channel, when there is the information display screen whose display state is the “display-ON” state, the switching unit switches the channel after waiting for a predefined change in the display state related to the information display screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2013
    Publication date: May 1, 2014
    Inventors: Aritaka HAGIWARA, Reiji Yukumoto, Hidekuni Annaka, Yoko Sugiura
  • Publication number: 20140115173
    Abstract: An information processing system includes at least one first information processing device and a second information processing device. The second information processing device includes: an acquiring unit that acquires a second information in which IP information assigned to a first information processing device and first information that is different from the IP information and specifies the first information processing device are associated with each other; a second storage unit that stores at least one piece of the second information; a first receiving unit that receives an input character string input by a user; and a determining unit that determines a first information processing device identified by IP information included in second information that includes first information corresponding to the input character string among the at least one piece of the second information as a first information processing device to execute a process requested from the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2013
    Publication date: April 24, 2014
    Inventors: Reiji Yukumoto, Hidekuni Annaka, Yoko Sugiura, Aritaka Hagiwara