Patents by Inventor Ryoma Oami

Ryoma Oami 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: 10997422
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus (10) includes a time and space information acquisition unit (110) that acquires high-risk time and space information indicating a spatial region with an increased possibility of an accident occurring or of a crime being committed and a corresponding time slot, a possible surveillance target acquisition unit (120) that identifies a video to be analyzed from among a plurality of videos generated by capturing an image of each of a plurality of places, on the basis of the high-risk time and space information, and analyzes the identified video to acquire information of a possible surveillance target, and a target time and space identification unit (130) that identifies at least one of a spatial region where surveillance is to be conducted which is at least a portion of the spatial region or a time slot when surveillance is to be conducted, from among the spatial region and the time slot indicated by the high-risk time and space information, on the basis of the information of the
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junko Nakagawa, Ryoma Oami, Kenichiro Ida, Mika Saito, Shohzoh Nagahama, Akinari Furukawa, Yasumasa Ohtsuka, Junichi Fukuda, Fumi Ikeda, Manabu Moriyama, Fumie Einaga, Tatsunori Yamagami, Keisuke Hirayama, Yoshitsugu Kumano, Hiroki Adachi
  • Publication number: 20210127091
    Abstract: A position and pose determination unit (103) is configured to determine a position and an pose of the video acquisition unit (110) in such a way that a level of hiding caused by overlapping of objects becomes low based on environmental object information indicating an environmental object including a structural object present in the monitored area and a placed object placed in the structural object, and staying characteristic information indicating a staying characteristic of the object determined depending on the environmental object. The analysis and display unit (111) is configured to perform at least one of analyzing a video captured by the video acquisition unit (103) at the position and the pose determined by the position and pose determination unit (110) and displaying the video.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Ryoma OAMI
  • Patent number: 10977499
    Abstract: A surveillance information generation apparatus (2000) includes a first surveillance image acquisition unit (2020), a second surveillance image acquisition unit (2040), and a generation unit (2060). The first surveillance image acquisition unit (2020) acquires a first surveillance image (12) generated by a fixed camera (10). The second surveillance image acquisition unit (2040) acquires a second surveillance image (22) generated by a moving camera (20). The generation unit (2060) generates surveillance information (30) relating to object surveillance, using the first surveillance image (12) and first surveillance information (14).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Ryoma Oami
  • Patent number: 10977916
    Abstract: A surveillance system (1) includes an area information acquisition unit (101), a request information provision unit (102), and a participation consent reception unit (103). The area information acquisition unit (101) acquires information of a surveillance-desired area. The request information provision unit (102) provides participation request information for surveillance that is conducted by using an image capturing unit of a portable terminal in the surveillance-desired area. The participation consent reception unit (103) receives participation consent as a response to the participation request information, from the portable terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Katsuhiko Takahashi, Yuusuke Konishi, Hiroo Ikeda, Junko Nakagawa, Kosuke Yoshimi, Yukie Ebiyama, Ryo Kawai, Takuya Ogawa
  • Publication number: 20210104053
    Abstract: Provided is an image processing apparatus (2000) including an index value calculation unit (2020) and a presentation unit (2040). The index value calculation unit (2020) acquires a plurality of images captured by a camera (3000) (captured images), and calculates an index value indicating the degree of change in the state of a monitoring target in the captured image, using the acquired captured image. The presentation unit (2040) presents an indication based on the index value calculated by the index value calculation unit (2020) on the captured image captured by the camera (3000).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventors: Ryoma OAMI, Hiroyoshi MIYANO, Yusuke TAKAHASHI, Hiroo IKEDA, Yukie EBIYAMA, Ryo KAWAI, Takuya OGAWA, Kazuya KOYAMA, Hiroshi Yamada
  • Patent number: 10972706
    Abstract: A surveillance system (1) includes an area information acquisition unit (101), a position information acquisition unit (102), a candidate determination unit (103), and a notification unit (104). The area information acquisition unit (101) acquires information of a surveillance-desired area. The position information acquisition unit (102) acquires pieces of position information of a plurality of portable terminals (20), each portable terminal performing surveillance using an image capturing unit. The candidate determination unit (103) determines a candidate portable terminal (20) to be moved to the surveillance-desired area from among the plurality of portable terminals (20) based on the acquired pieces of position information of the plurality of portable terminals (20). The notification unit (104) outputs a notification to the candidate portable terminal requesting to move to the surveillance-desired area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Katsuhiko Takahashi, Yuusuke Konishi, Hiroo Ikeda, Junko Nakagawa, Kosuke Yoshimi, Yukie Ebiyama, Ryo Kawai, Takuya Ogawa
  • Publication number: 20210090611
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus (2100) detects a left-behind object from video data (12). In addition, the information processing apparatus (2100) estimates a time-point at which the left-behind object is left behind. Furthermore, the information processing apparatus (2100) acquires video data near an estimated left-behind time-point (estimated left-behind time-point), controls the acquired video data based on the estimated left-behind time-point, and then presents at least a part of the acquired video data to a user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2018
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoma OAMI, Tetsuaki SUZUKI, Yusuke TAKAHASHI
  • Patent number: 10956753
    Abstract: To provide an image processing system, an image processing method, and a program, capable of detecting a group with high irregularity. An image processing system is provided with: a group detector that detects a group based on an input image captured with an image capturing at a first time; a repeating group analyzer that determines that a detected group has been previously detected; and an alert module that reports when the detected group has been determined by the repeating group analyzer to have been previously detected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Yusuke Takahashi, Hiroyoshi Miyano
  • Patent number: 10950002
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus (2000) includes a determination unit (2020) and a notification unit (2040). The determination unit (2020) determines whether a field of view of a second camera is correct, on the basis of a first captured image (40), a second captured image (50), and relationship information (information indicating the relationship to be satisfied between a field of view of a first camera and the field of view of the second camera). In a case in which the field of view of the second camera is not correct, the notification unit (2040) notifies that the field of view of the second camera is not correct. The first camera is provided in a head-mounted display worn by a person. The second camera is provided in a part other than the head-mounted display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Katsuhiko Takahashi, Yuusuke Konishi, Hiroshi Yamada, Hiroo Ikeda, Junko Nakagawa, Kosuke Yoshimi, Ryo Kawai, Takuya Ogawa
  • Patent number: 10931923
    Abstract: A surveillance system (1) includes an area information acquisition unit (101), a request information provision unit (102), and a participation consent reception unit (103). The area information acquisition unit (101) acquires information of a surveillance-desired area. The request information provision unit (102) provides participation request information for surveillance that is conducted by using an image capturing unit of a portable terminal in the surveillance-desired area. The participation consent reception unit (103) receives participation consent as a response to the participation request information, from the portable terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Katsuhiko Takahashi, Yuusuke Konishi, Hiroo Ikeda, Junko Nakagawa, Kosuke Yoshimi, Yukie Ebiyama, Ryo Kawai, Takuya Ogawa
  • Patent number: 10909697
    Abstract: Provided is an image processing apparatus (2000) including an index value calculation unit (2020) and a presentation unit (2040). The index value calculation unit (2020) acquires a plurality of images captured by a camera (3000) (captured images), and calculates an index value indicating the degree of change in the state of a monitoring target in the captured image, using the acquired captured image. The presentation unit (2040) presents an indication based on the index value calculated by the index value calculation unit (2020) on the captured image captured by the camera (3000).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Hiroyoshi Miyano, Yusuke Takahashi, Hiroo Ikeda, Yukie Ebiyama, Ryo Kawai, Takuya Ogawa, Kazuya Koyama, Hiroshi Yamada
  • Publication number: 20210012480
    Abstract: A parameter calculation unit calculates, for camera layout information of the camera placed in the monitored area and environmental object information representing an environmental object including a structural object present in the monitored area and a placed object placed in the structural object, an image processing performance parameter indicating at least one of a hiding level of an object, an orientation of the object, and a movement of the object based on characteristic information representing characteristics of an appearance and a movement of the object determined depending on an environmental object. A suitability calculation unit calculates camera layout suitability based on image processing characteristic information representing a characteristic of the image processing and the image processing performance parameter, the camera layout suitability being an index of a level of suitability of a camera layout represented by the camera layout information for image processing of the object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Ryoma OAMI
  • Patent number: 10887561
    Abstract: A surveillance system (1) includes an area information acquisition unit (101), a position information acquisition unit (102), a candidate determination unit (103), and a notification unit (104). The area information acquisition unit (101) acquires information of a surveillance-desired area. The position information acquisition unit (102) acquires pieces of position information of a plurality of portable terminals (20), each portable terminal performing surveillance using an image capturing unit. The candidate determination unit (103) determines a candidate portable terminal (20) to be moved to the surveillance-desired area from among the plurality of portable terminals (20) based on the acquired pieces of position information of the plurality of portable terminals (20). The notification unit (104) outputs a notification to the candidate portable terminal requesting to move to the surveillance-desired area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Katsuhiko Takahashi, Yuusuke Konishi, Hiroo Ikeda, Junko Nakagawa, Kosuke Yoshimi, Yukie Ebiyama, Ryo Kawai, Takuya Ogawa
  • Patent number: 10878252
    Abstract: A guidance processing apparatus (100) includes an information acquisition unit (101) that acquires a plurality of different pieces of guidance information on the basis of states of a plurality of people within one or more images, and a control unit (102) that performs control of a plurality of target devices present in different spaces or time division control of a target device so as to set a plurality of different states corresponding to the plurality of pieces of guidance information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Hiroyoshi Miyano, Yusuke Takahashi, Hiroo Ikeda, Yukie Ebiyama, Ryo Kawai, Takuya Ogawa, Kazuya Koyama, Hiroshi Yamada
  • Publication number: 20200356784
    Abstract: A state acquisition unit (2020) acquires a state of a monitoring target in a captured image captured by a camera (3040). A monitoring point acquisition unit (2040) acquires, from a monitoring point information storage unit (3020), a monitoring point corresponding to the state of the monitoring target acquired by the state acquisition unit (2020). The monitoring point indicates a position to be monitored in the captured image. A presentation unit (2060) presents the monitoring point on the captured image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Hiroyoshi Miyano, Yusuke Takahashi, Hiroo Ikeda, Yukie Ebiyama, Ryo Kawai, Takuya Ogawa, Kazuya Koyama, Hiroshi Yamada
  • Patent number: 10785442
    Abstract: A video transmission apparatus (10) includes: a specified-position information acquisition unit (110) that acquires specified-position information indicating a specified position in an area to be surveilled including each imaging region corresponding to each of a plurality of imaging apparatuses; and a video transmission control unit (120) that selects at least one imaging apparatus from among the plurality of imaging apparatuses using imaging position information indicating a position or an imaging range of each of the plurality of imaging apparatuses and the specified-position information and transmits a video captured by the selected imaging apparatus to a video sharing apparatus that is to share the video.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mika Saito, Kenichiro Ida, Ryoma Oami, Junko Nakagawa, Hiroshi Yamada
  • Publication number: 20200296326
    Abstract: A video transmission apparatus (10) includes: a specified-position information acquisition unit (110) that acquires specified-position information indicating a specified position in an area to be surveilled including each imaging region corresponding to each of a plurality of imaging apparatuses; and a video transmission control unit (120) that selects at least one imaging apparatus from among the plurality of imaging apparatuses using imaging position information indicating a position or an imaging range of each of the plurality of imaging apparatuses and the specified-position information and transmits a video captured by the selected imaging apparatus to a video sharing apparatus that is to share the video.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mika SAITO, Kenichiro Ida, Ryoma Oami, Junko Nakagawa, Hiroshi Yamada
  • Publication number: 20200286259
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus (2000) includes a determination unit (2020) and a notification unit (2040). The determination unit (2020) determines whether a field of view of a second camera is correct, on the basis of a first captured image (40), a second captured image (50), and relationship information (information indicating the relationship to be satisfied between a field of view of a first camera and the field of view of the second camera). In a case in which the field of view of the second camera is not correct, the notification unit (2040) notifies that the field of view of the second camera is not correct. The first camera is provided in a head-mounted display worn by a person. The second camera is provided in a part other than the head-mounted display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2016
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Ryoma OAMI, Katsuhiko TAKAHASHI, Yuusuke KONISHI, Hiroshi YAMADA, Hiroo IKEDA, Junko NAKAGAWA, Kosuke YOSHIMI, Ryo KAWAI, Takuya OGAWA
  • Publication number: 20200285845
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus (2000) includes a detection unit (2020), a state estimation unit (2040), and a height estimation unit (2080). The detection unit (2020) detects a target person from a video frame. The state estimation unit (2040) estimates a state of the detected target person. The height estimation unit (2080) estimates a height of the person on the basis of a height of the target person in the video frame in a case where the estimated state satisfies a predetermined condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2017
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Ryoma OAMI
  • Patent number: 10764503
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus (2000) includes a determination unit (2020) and a notification unit (2040). The determination unit (2020) determines whether a field of view of a second camera is correct, on the basis of a first captured image (40), a second captured image (50), and relationship information (information indicating the relationship to be satisfied between a field of view of a first camera and the field of view of the second camera). In a case in which the field of view of the second camera is not correct, the notification unit (2040) notifies that the field of view of the second camera is not correct. The first camera is provided in a head-mounted display worn by a person. The second camera is provided in a part other than the head-mounted display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoma Oami, Katsuhiko Takahashi, Yuusuke Konishi, Hiroshi Yamada, Hiroo Ikeda, Junko Nakagawa, Kosuke Yoshimi, Ryo Kawai, Takuya Ogawa