Patents by Inventor Satoshi Mitsui

Satoshi Mitsui 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: 20210338040
    Abstract: A medical control device includes a display control unit controller configured to display, in a display device configured to display images, a medical image generated from an imaging signal generated by an imaging device configured to receive light coming from an observation target; and a brightness controller configured to control the brightness of the imaging signal in such a way that the display controller displays the medical image having a predetermined brightness. When the dynamic range of the display device is set to a second value that is greater than a first value, the brightness controller is configured to perform control to lower the brightness of the imaging signal as compared to the brightness of the imaging signal for displaying the medical image at the predetermined brightness when the dynamic range is set to the first value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicants: Sony Olympus Medical Solutions Inc., Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Taihei MICHIHATA, Hiroshi MYOKEN, Satoshi MITSUI
  • Patent number: 11134193
    Abstract: An information processing system includes a server apparatus including one or more processors configured to analyze a plurality of wide angle images acquired through photographing, and transmit a result image indicating a result of analyzing to an information processing terminal; and the information processing terminal communicable with the server apparatus and including one or more processors configured to receive the result image, and display the result image on a display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takafumi Shimmoto, Satoshi Mitsui
  • Patent number: 11124321
    Abstract: The present invention provides a lid closing device and a lid closing method, each of which does not require a high degree of accuracy when performing a lid closing operation. A holding portion moves such that a lid is located at a position above a container. Holding of the lid by the holding portion is released at the position above the container. The lid falls to cover the container. Thus, the lid closing operation is performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignees: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA, MEDICAROID CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yukio Iwasaki, Satoshi Ouchi, Eiji Mitsui, Junichi Matsuoka, Yukihiko Kitano
  • Publication number: 20210282623
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a linear matrix operation unit configured to set a matrix coefficient in accordance with an input image signal, and perform a linear matrix operation on the image signal using the set matrix coefficient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Olympus Medical Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Taihei MICHIHATA, Hiroshi MYOKEN, Satoshi MITSUI
  • Publication number: 20210281731
    Abstract: A medical control apparatus to which a rigid endoscope having an insertion portion to be inserted into a subject is detachably connected is configured to perform image processing on a captured image obtained by capturing a subject image introduced by the rigid endoscope and generate a medical photographic image to be displayed on a display device that displays images. The medical control apparatus includes: a detection unit configured to detect a mask width that is a distance between boundary points dividing the subject image included in the captured image and a mask area that is an area other than the subject image; and a control unit configured to calculate a first parameter used for the image processing in accordance with the mask width.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2021
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Olympus Medical Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Taihei MICHIHATA, Hiroshi MYOKEN, Satoshi MITSUI
  • Publication number: 20210266508
    Abstract: A medical image processing device includes an image processor configured to: generate an output image by combining a first captured image obtained by capturing light from an observation target irradiated with light in a first wavelength band and a second captured image obtained by capturing fluorescence from the observation target irradiated with excitation light, with corresponding pixels; output a brightness signal value of a target pixel to be generated in the output image, as either a brightness signal value of a first corresponding pixel corresponding to the target pixel in the first captured image or a brightness signal value of a second corresponding pixel corresponding to the target pixel in the second captured image; and output a color difference signal value of the target pixel in the output image as a value generated by using the brightness signal value of the second corresponding pixel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2020
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Olympus Medical Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Tatsuya DEGUCHI, Satoshi MITSUI
  • Patent number: 11097565
    Abstract: A thermally expandable sheet includes a base, a thermally expansive layer, and a color adjustment layer. The thermally expansive layer is provided on a first side of the base and includes a thermally expandable material that distends in accordance with an amount of heat absorbed, the heat being generated from a thermal conversion layer that includes a thermal conversion material that converts electromagnetic waves to heat. The color adjustment layer is provided on at least one of the thermally expansive layer and a second side of the base and includes a color adjusting agent. When the thermal conversion layer is provided on the color adjustment layer, the color adjustment layer reduces a visual difference in color between a first region where the thermal conversion layer is provided and a second region where the thermal conversion layer is not provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideki Takahashi, Yuji Horiuchi, Yoshimune Motoyanagi, Satoshi Mitsui
  • Publication number: 20210197614
    Abstract: A three-dimensionally shaped object forming sheet includes: a thermally expansive layer distending at a predetermined temperature or higher; a base laminated on one side thereof with the thermally expansive layer; and a photothermal conversion layer for converting absorbed light to heat, formed on at least one side, wherein the base includes a first base and a second base that are laminated; and the first base has an elasticity that is greater than an elasticity of the second base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2021
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuji HORIUCHI, Yoshimune MOTOYANAGI, Satoshi MITSUI, Hideki TAKAHASHI
  • Patent number: 10994454
    Abstract: A thermally expandable sheet includes: a thermally expansive layer formed on a one surface of a base; a first ink receiving layer that is provided on the thermally expansive layer for receiving ink; a film provided on the first ink receiving layer; and a second ink receiving layer that is provided on the film for receiving ink; wherein the first ink receiving layer is formed of a material that provides a texture a different from a texture of the second ink receiving layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshimune Motoyanagi, Yuji Horiuchi, Satoshi Mitsui, Hideki Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10926578
    Abstract: A three-dimensionally shaped object forming sheet includes: a thermally expansive layer distending at a predetermined temperature or higher; a base laminated on one side thereof with the thermally expansive layer; and a photothermal conversion layer for converting absorbed light to heat, formed on at least one side, wherein the base includes a first base and a second base that are laminated; and the first base has an elasticity that is greater than an elasticity of the second base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuji Horiuchi, Yoshimune Motoyanagi, Satoshi Mitsui, Hideki Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10924724
    Abstract: There is provided a medical stereoscopic observation device, including: an acquisition section that acquires a first signal associated with a first imaging section and a second signal associated with a second imaging section via mutually different transmission channels; and a switching section that switches a signal to use for a certain control between the first signal and the second signal, in accordance with a state of the transmission channel for transmitting the first signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignees: SONY OLYMPUS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS INC., SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keiji Shioda, Manabu Koiso, Satoshi Mitsui
  • Patent number: 10891771
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes circuitry to register at least a first viewpoint and a second viewpoint designated next to the first viewpoint as viewpoints in a full-view spherical image with an order designated by a user, set a transition path of the viewpoints from the first viewpoint to the second viewpoint by interpolating between the first viewpoint and the second viewpoint in the full-view spherical image, generate a first partial image having a center that matches the first viewpoint, and a second partial image having a center that matches the second viewpoint, and play animation by sequentially displaying the first partial image and the second partial image with the order designated by the user while transiting the viewpoints from the first viewpoint to the second viewpoint along the set transition path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Mitsui, Masato Takada, Hitomi Mizutani, Keitaro Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20200382701
    Abstract: A service system includes a mobile terminal and an information processing device capable of communication via a network. The mobile terminal includes a first transmission unit that transmits spherical images taken in respective imaging locations and positional information about the imaging locations to the information processing device. The information processing device includes a reception unit that receives the spherical images transmitted by the first transmission unit; a map data obtaining unit that obtains map data from a map data storage, the map data including the imaging locations of the spherical images; a path information creation unit that creates information about a path made by connecting the imaging locations in the map data obtained by the map data obtaining unit; and a content providing unit that makes content available for a request through the network, the content including the map data, the information about the path, and the spherical images.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Satoshi MITSUI, Kei KUSHIMOTO, Kohichi NISHIDE, Tomotoshi SATO
  • Publication number: 20200353766
    Abstract: A medium includes a base member; and a coating layer that covers at least a portion of the base member, wherein the coating layer includes a binder and thermally distensible particles, and wherein a thickness of the coating layer is smaller than a maximum-distension particle diameter of the thermally distensible particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Satoshi MITSUI
  • Patent number: 10827133
    Abstract: A communication terminal includes circuitry. The circuitry is configured to calculate, for each of a plurality of captured-image data items that are obtained by continuous image capturing, a center point of an object detection area of the captured-image data item. The circuitry is further configured to render a heat map image having a gradation of color, the gradation of color of the heat map image being determined based on weighting of colors of the heat map image with the calculated center points of the captured-image data items. The circuitry is further configured to map the heat map image on a captured-image represented by one of the plurality of captured-image data items. The circuitry is further configured to display the captured-image on which the heat map image is mapped.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Satoshi Mitsui, Yoshito Nishihara, Tatsuya Nagafuchi
  • Publication number: 20200331177
    Abstract: A formable resin sheet includes a base and a thermally expansive layer that contains a thermally expandable material and is formed on one surface of the base. When the thermally expansive layer is expanded, the base is deformed with expansion of the thermally expansive layer, such that the base is deformed in an embossed shape, and a deformation amount of the base is greater than an expansion height of the thermally expansive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideki TAKAHASHI, Yuji HORIUCHI, Yoshimune MOTOYANAGI, Satoshi MITSUI
  • Patent number: 10791267
    Abstract: A service system includes a mobile terminal and an information processing device capable of communication via a network. The mobile terminal includes a first transmission unit that transmits spherical images taken in respective imaging locations and positional information about the imaging locations to the information processing device. The information processing device includes a reception unit that receives the spherical images transmitted by the first transmission unit; a map data obtaining unit that obtains map data from a map data storage, the map data including the imaging locations of the spherical images; a path information creation unit that creates information about a path made by connecting the imaging locations in the map data obtained by the map data obtaining unit; and a content providing unit that makes content available for a request through the network, the content including the map data, the information about the path, and the spherical images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Satoshi Mitsui, Kei Kushimoto, Kohichi Nishide, Tomotoshi Sato
  • Publication number: 20200298606
    Abstract: A medium includes a base; and a thermally expansive layer provided on the base, the thermally expansive layer including thermally expandable material, wherein the thermally expansive layer further includes a porous material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Satoshi MITSUI
  • Publication number: 20200297185
    Abstract: A medical image processing apparatus includes: image signal acquiring circuitry configured to acquire: a first image signal generated by capturing light of a first wavelength band with an image sensor; and a second image signal generated by capturing light of a second wavelength band different from the first wavelength band with the image sensor, the first image signal and the second image signal being not subjected to the demosaic processing, and the image sensor including a color filter in which filter groups having spectroscopic properties different from each other are arranged in a specific form; a first signal path including a demosaic processor configured to execute the demosaic processing to the first image signal; and a second signal path diverged from the first signal path on a path former part from the demosaic processor, in which the demosaic processing is not executed to the second image signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicants: Sony Olympus Medical Solutions Inc., Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Taihei MICHIHATA, Satoshi MITSUI
  • Publication number: 20200236279
    Abstract: An information processing system includes a server apparatus including one or more processors configured to analyze a plurality of wide angle images acquired through photographing, and transmit a result image indicating a result of analyzing to an information processing terminal; and the information processing terminal communicatable with the server apparatus and including one or more processors configured to receive the result image, and display the result image on a display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takafumi SHIMMOTO, Satoshi MITSUI