Patents by Inventor Ryo Hasegawa

Ryo Hasegawa 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: 20220321784
    Abstract: An imaging element includes a memory that stores first image data obtained by being captured by the imaging element and is incorporated in the imaging element, and a first processor that is configured to perform image data processing on the first image data and is incorporated in the imaging element. The first processor is configured to receive vibration information related to a vibration exerted on the imaging element within a frame output period defined by a first frame rate, and output second image data obtained by assigning the vibration information to a specific position set in the first image data within the frame output period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2022
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Inventors: Kazufumi SUGAWARA, Makoto KOBAYASHI, Tomoyuki KAWAI, Hitoshi SAKURABU, Ryo HASEGAWA
  • Patent number: 11463646
    Abstract: An imaging element includes: a processing circuit that performs analog/digital conversion on captured image data; a memory that is capable of storing the captured image data obtained as a result of performing the analog/digital conversion by the processing circuit; and an output circuit that outputs output image data based on the captured image data to an exterior of the imaging element, wherein the output circuit includes a first output line and a second output line, the first output line is connected to a first signal processing circuit disposed at the exterior, the second output line is connected to a second signal processing circuit disposed at the exterior, and at least one of an output frame rate or an output data amount of the output image data is different between the first output line and the second output line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryo Hasegawa, Tomoyuki Kawai, Hitoshi Sakurabu
  • Patent number: 11457136
    Abstract: Provided is an imaging element in which a first frame rate is a frame rate higher than a second frame rate, and a first processor is configured to read out image data of a plurality of frames in parallel within an output period of image data of one frame defined by the second frame rate, acquire a focus driving speed and a rolling shift amount, decide a combining condition for the image data of the plurality of frames stored in a memory based on the acquired focus driving speed and the rolling shift amount, perform combining processing on the image data of the plurality of frames in accordance with the decided combining condition, and output the image data after combining obtained by the combining processing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hitoshi Sakurabu, Ryo Hasegawa, Tomoyuki Kawai, Makoto Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20220300658
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer readable medium stores a program causing a computer to execute a process, the process including preparing a target file for manipulation, the target file being a file to be manipulated, acquiring information regarding a situation in which the target file is manipulated, creating history information and a hash value of the history information based on the information that was acquired, in a case where a predetermined event occurs, the history information indicating occurrence of the predetermined event, and associating the history information with the hash value and transmitting a transaction including the hash value to a blockchain network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2021
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Applicant: FUJIFILM BUSINESS INNOVATION CORP.
    Inventors: Ryo KUKIMIYA, Masamichi TAKAHASHI, Koki UWATOKO, Ikuro FUJINO, Ryo HASEGAWA
  • Publication number: 20220303475
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus includes an imaging element that incorporates a memory which stores image data obtained by imaging an imaging region at a first frame rate, and a first processor configured to output the image data at a second frame rate less than or equal to the first frame rate, and an imaging lens including a focus lens, in which the first processor is configured to generate combined image data based on the image data of the number of frames decided in accordance with a depth of field with respect to the imaging region out of the image data of a plurality of frames obtained by imaging the imaging region at different positions of the focus lens.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2022
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Inventors: Hitoshi SAKURABU, Ryo HASEGAWA, Tomoyuki KAWAI, Makoto KOBAYASHI, Kazufumi SUGAWARA
  • Publication number: 20220294983
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus includes an imaging element and a second processor. The imaging element incorporates a memory which stores image data obtained by imaging at a first frame rate, and a first processor configured to output the image data at a second frame rate independent of the first frame rate. The image data is input into the second processor from the first processor. The first processor is configured to acquire positional information indicating a position of an image recognition region set as a processing target of image recognition processing in the image data. The second processor is configured to perform the image recognition processing on the image recognition region based on the positional information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2022
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Inventors: Ryo HASEGAWA, Tomoyuki KAWAI, Makoto KOBAYASHI, Hitoshi SAKURABU, Kazufumi SUGAWARA
  • Patent number: 11441787
    Abstract: Provided is a hot-water supply device. A process performed by a control device of the hot-water supply device includes: a step of shifting an action mode of the hot-water supply device to an instant hot-water mode; a step of measuring an amount of water X; a step of determining that another tap interruption occurs when the amount of water X is equal to or greater than a basic flow amount Y+?; a step of stopping action of a circulation pump; a step of re-learning the amount of water X when the amount of water X is less than a basic flow amount Y??; a step of ending the instant hot-water circulation mode when an end condition of the instant hot-water mode is satisfied; and a step of measuring the amount of water X when the end condition of the instant hot-water mode is not satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: NORITZ CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shingo Tateishi, Hiroki Nabeshima, Hideki Nomura, Takanobu Kaneshiro, Hiromi Yamanishi, Ryo Hasegawa, Kenichiro Yasukawa
  • Patent number: 11438504
    Abstract: An imaging element incorporates a memory and a processor. The memory stores image data obtained by imaging a subject at a first frame rate. The processor is configured to derive a degree of difference between first image data obtained as the image data by performing imaging and second image data that is obtained as the image data earlier than the first image data and stored in the storage portion, and perform processing of deciding at least one of the first image data or the second image data as the output image data in a case where the derived degree of difference is greater than or equal to a threshold value. The processor is configured to output the decided output image data at a second frame rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryo Hasegawa, Tomoyuki Kawai, Hitoshi Sakurabu, Makoto Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11405566
    Abstract: An imaging element includes a reading circuit, a memory that is capable of storing read captured image data, and an output circuit that outputs output image data based on the captured image data to an outside, in which the reading circuit reads out the captured image data using a first reading method or a second reading method having a smaller read data amount than the first reading method, in a case of the first reading method, a first frame rate corresponds to a second frame rate, in a case of the second reading method, the first frame rate is a frame rate lower than in the case of the first reading method, and the first and second reading methods are switched in accordance with a motion of a subject.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryo Hasegawa, Tomoyuki Kawai, Hitoshi Sakurabu
  • Patent number: 11391469
    Abstract: A hot-water supply device includes a hot-water dispenser supplying hot-water, a hot-water supply path supplying the hot-water to a hot-water supply tap, a circulation path carrying out instant hot-water operation which circulates and heats the hot-water remaining in the hot-water supply path, a first clock repeatedly measuring unit times in which a pattern of hot-water usage of a user makes a round, and a flow rate sensor detecting the supply of the hot-water from the hot-water supply tap. The control portion detects, for each of the unit times and based on detection signals of the flow rate sensor, a time zone in which hot-water supply operation is carried out, and reserves, based on a time zone in a first unit time in which the hot-water supply operation is carried out, a time zone in a second unit time following the first unit time for carrying out the instant hot-water operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: NORITZ CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahide Hasegawa, Atsushi Ushio, Ryo Takahashi
  • Patent number: 11375113
    Abstract: An imaging element includes a storage portion that stores image data obtained by imaging a subject at a first frame rate and is incorporated in the imaging element, a processing portion that is incorporated in the imaging element and configured to perform processing using the image data, and an output portion that outputs output image data based on the image data at a second frame rate depending on a processing result of the processing portion and is incorporated in the imaging element, in which the first frame rate is greater than or equal to the second frame rate, and the processing portion performs processing of deriving an evaluation value indicating a degree of focusing for the image data stored in the storage portion and changing the second frame rate based on the derived evaluation value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryo Hasegawa, Tomoyuki Kawai, Hitoshi Sakurabu, Makoto Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20220174233
    Abstract: An imaging element incorporates a reading portion, a storage portion, a processing portion, and an output portion. The reading portion reads out image data obtained by imaging from a photoelectric conversion element at a first frame rate. The storage portion stores the image data read out from the photoelectric conversion element. The processing portion processes the image data. The output portion outputs the image data processed by the processing portion at a second frame rate. The processing portion detects first image data indicating a specific image from the image data stored in the storage portion. The output portion outputs second image data based on image data different from the first image data detected by the processing portion in the image data of a plurality of frames. The second frame rate is a frame rate lower than the first frame rate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2022
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Inventors: Kazufumi SUGAWARA, Makoto KOBAYASHI, Tomoyuki KAWAI, Hitoshi SAKURABU, Ryo HASEGAWA
  • Publication number: 20220174225
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus includes a first imaging element and a second imaging element. The second imaging element includes a storage portion that stores first image data output from the first imaging element, and a processing portion that processes second image data. A second image indicated by the second image data has a higher resolution than a first image indicated by the first image data. The second imaging element outputs the first image data stored in the storage portion to a specific output destination in a case where a specific subject image is not detected, and outputs the second image data or combined image data obtained by combining the first image data with the second image data using the processing portion to the output destination in a case where the specific subject image is detected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2022
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Inventors: Ryo HASEGAWA, Tomoyuki KAWAI, Hitoshi SAKURABU, Makoto KOBAYASHI, Kazufumi SUGAWARA
  • Publication number: 20220166923
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus includes a storage portion that stores image data obtained by imaging, and a processing portion that processes the image data, in which the processing portion performs processing of reducing the image data, performs first detection processing of detecting a specific subject image showing a specific subject from a reduced image indicated by reduced image data obtained by reducing the image data, and in a case where the specific subject image is not detected by the first detection processing, performs second detection processing on pre-reduction image data that is the image data before reduction stored in the storage portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2022
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Inventors: Hitoshi SAKURABU, Ryo HASEGAWA, Tomoyuki KAWAI, Makoto KOBAYASHI, Kazufumi SUGAWARA
  • Publication number: 20220141415
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus includes an imaging element, and a processing portion that generates single image data by combining a plurality of pieces of image data output from the imaging element and outputs the generated single image data, in which the plurality of pieces of image data are image data generated by performing imaging accompanying A/D conversion of different reference levels, and the number of bits, in units of pixels, of the single image data output from the processing portion is greater than the number of bits of each of the plurality of pieces of image data in units of pixels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2022
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Inventors: Makoto KOBAYASHI, Tomoyuki KAWAI, Hitoshi SAKURABU, Ryo HASEGAWA, Kazufumi SUGAWARA
  • Publication number: 20220141420
    Abstract: An imaging element includes a storage portion that is incorporated in the imaging element and stores image data obtained by imaging, a control portion that is incorporated in the imaging element and controls storage of the image data in the storage portion and stores attribute information of the image data in the storage portion, an output portion that is incorporated in the imaging element and outputs the image data stored in the storage portion, and a reception portion that receives an instruction related to the attribute information, in which the output portion outputs the attribute information corresponding to the instruction received by the reception portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2022
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Inventors: Tomoyuki KAWAI, Ryo HASEGAWA, Hitoshi SAKURABU, Makoto KOBAYASHI, Kazufumi SUGAWARA
  • Patent number: 11300024
    Abstract: In a heat exchanger installed on an intake path or exhaust path of an internal combustion engine and configured to cool gas by transferring heat between the gas containing exhaust and refrigerant, a water-repellent portion is formed at part of a portion that contacts the gas in a gas path through which the gas flows, and a hydrophilic portion is formed at another part of the portion. The water-repellent portion is a portion provided with water-repellent treatment. The hydrophilic portion is a portion provided with hydrophilic treatment. The hydrophilic portion is formed at a part having a temperature lower than the temperature of the part at which the water-repellent portion is formed while the heat exchanger is actuated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Ryo Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11277570
    Abstract: An imaging element incorporates a processing circuit and a memory. The memory stores captured image data obtained by imaging a subject at a first frame rate. The processing circuit performs processing based on the captured image data stored in the memory. An output circuit outputs output image data based on the captured image data to an outside of the imaging element at a second frame rate. The first frame rate is a frame rate higher than the second frame rate and is determined in accordance with an occurrence cycle of a flicker, and the processing circuit detects a flicker effect avoidance timing at which an effect of the flicker on imaging by the imaging element is avoided, based on the captured image data of a plurality of frames.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hitoshi Sakurabu, Ryo Hasegawa, Tomoyuki Kawai
  • Publication number: 20220038631
    Abstract: An imaging element incorporates a memory and a processor. The memory stores image data obtained by performing imaging at a first frame rate. The processor is configured to output the image data at a second frame rate. In addition, the processor derives shake degree information indicating a degree of shake included in an image indicated by the image data, using the image data, and outputs the derived shake degree information at a rate greater than or equal to the second frame rate. The first frame rate is a frame rate greater than or equal to the second frame rate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Inventors: Kazufumi SUGAWARA, Makoto KOBAYASHI, Tomoyuki KAWAI, Hitoshi SAKURABU, Ryo HASEGAWA
  • Publication number: 20220011514
    Abstract: A fusion splicer includes: a device main body including a heater that heats a pair of optical fibers that each include a glass part and a coated part; a pair of glass holders each including a groove on which the respective glass part is disposed; a pair of first clamps that each clamp the respective glass part against the respective glass holder; a pair of second clamps that each clamp the respective coated part from above; a third clamp that is fixed to the device main body and that restricts movement of at least one of the optical fibers in a closed state; and a windproof cover that covers the heater, the glass holders, the first clamps, the second clamps, and the third clamp.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2020
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Applicant: Fujikura Ltd.
    Inventor: Ryo Hasegawa