Patents by Inventor Shigeo Araki

Shigeo Araki 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: 11343292
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a processor programmed to execute a process. The process includes obtaining, from apparatus management information associating identifiers of other information processing apparatuses with resources of services being used by the other information processing apparatuses, one or more of the identifiers of the other information processing apparatuses associated with resources of a service available to a user, displaying the obtained one or more of the identifiers of the other information processing apparatuses on a display device as remote connection destinations in association with the resources of the service available to the user such that the resources of the service available to the user are selectable, and performing remote sharing with one or more of the other information processing apparatuses whose identifiers are associated with a resource selected on the display device from the resources of the service available to the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Shigeo Araki
  • Patent number: 11271977
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus, an information processing system, an information processing method and a non-transitory recording medium. The information processing apparatus detects one or more users using the information processing apparatus and notifies each user of remote service connection destination information required for connecting to a remote service using notification destination information for sending notification to the user associated with each detected user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Shigeo Araki
  • Patent number: 11245733
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes circuitry configured to acquire one or more pieces of resource information usable at the information processing apparatus in response to a selection of the one or more pieces of resource information by a user operation performed at the information processing apparatus; determine whether another information processing apparatus has at least one piece of resource information that matches any one of the one or more pieces of resource information acquired for the information processing apparatus; present to the user the another information processing apparatus, having the at least one piece of resource information that matches any one of the one or more pieces of resource information acquired for the information processing apparatus, as a remotely-located connectable apparatus; and perform a remote information sharing between the information processing apparatus and the another information processing apparatus using the acquired one or more pieces of resource informati
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Shigeo Araki
  • Patent number: 11218520
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus, an information processing system, and an information processing method. The information processing apparatus detects a user, acquires schedule information of the user based on the detected user, and suggests one or more shared sites to use according to the schedule information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Shigeo Araki
  • Patent number: 11205009
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus for use by a plurality of users is provided. The information processing apparatus includes a memory; and a processor coupled to the memory and configured to authenticate logins of the plurality of users, register, on a list of participants, the plurality of users whose logins have been authenticated, perform recognition of each of the plurality of users registered on the list of participants, and restrict access to a resource owned by a given user while keeping the given user registered on the list of participants, in response to determining that the given user satisfies a predetermined condition based on a result of the recognition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Shigeo Araki
  • Patent number: 11163432
    Abstract: An information processing system for transmitting data relating to an image to be displayed, includes a hardware processor configured to store a setting for using an external service, the setting for using the external service being stored in association with a user among one or more users; store transmission destination setting information in which the external service is set as a transmission destination to which the data is addressed, the transmission destination setting information being stored in association with a user among the one or more users; identify the one or more users; and transmit the data to the transmission destination corresponding to the external service, based on the transmission destination setting information associated with each of the identified one or more users, the transmission destination corresponding to the external service being different for each of the one or more users.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yukinari Toyota, Shigeo Araki, Naoki Fukasawa
  • Patent number: 11082461
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus, an information processing system, and an information processing method. The information processing apparatus manages a detected user as a participant, accepts selection of a shared site from the detected user, and suggests one or more candidates of participant to be managed based on the selected shared site.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Shigeo Araki
  • Patent number: 11061624
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes circuitry that: identifies one or more users; acquires information related to one or more external services provided by one or more external service group systems, based on the one or more users identified; generates, based on the information acquired from the external services, a plurality of options in generating identification information on an electronic file, the electronic file being generated by the information processing apparatus and to be transmitted to a transmission destination of each of the one or more identified users; displays the options in generating the identification information on the electronic file for selection; and transmits the electronic file to the transmission destination of each of the one or more identified users, using the identification information on the electronic file that is generated using the selected option.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Shigeo Araki
  • Publication number: 20210168180
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a processor programmed to execute a process. The process includes obtaining, from apparatus management information associating identifiers of other information processing apparatuses with resources of services being used by the other information processing apparatuses, one or more of the identifiers of the other information processing apparatuses associated with resources of a service available to a user, displaying the obtained one or more of the identifiers of the other information processing apparatuses on a display device as remote connection destinations in association with the resources of the service available to the user such that the resources of the service available to the user are selectable, and performing remote sharing with one or more of the other information processing apparatuses whose identifiers are associated with a resource selected on the display device from the resources of the service available to the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2020
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Shigeo ARAKI
  • Patent number: 10965481
    Abstract: Disclosed is an information processing device capable of remote sharing with one or a plurality of other information processing devices. The information processing device acts as a reference information processing device, and includes a memory; and one or more processors coupled to the memory and configured to display one or more of the other information processing devices as a candidate for remote connection, the one or more of the other information processing devices being used by same participants as participants determined in the reference information processing device; prompt a user of the reference information processing device to select any of the one or more of the other information processing devices displayed as a candidate for remote connection; and remotely connect the reference information processing device to the selected one or more of the other information processing devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventor: Shigeo Araki
  • Publication number: 20200412777
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus, an information processing system, and an information processing method. The information processing apparatus manages a detected user as a participant, accepts selection of a shared site from the detected user, and suggests one or more candidates of participant to be managed based on the selected shared site.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: SHIGEO ARAKI
  • Publication number: 20200412778
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus, an information processing system, and an information processing method. The information processing apparatus detects a user, acquires schedule information of the user based on the detected user, and suggests one or more shared sites to use according to the schedule information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: SHIGEO ARAKI
  • Publication number: 20200382567
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus, an information processing system, an information processing method and a non-transitory recording medium. The information processing apparatus detects one or more users using the information processing apparatus and notifies each user of remote service connection destination information required for connecting to a remote service using notification destination information for sending notification to the user associated with each detected user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: SHIGEO ARAKI
  • Publication number: 20200344228
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes circuitry to: in response to detection of information identifying a user, acquire schedule information on the user from an external service, using external service setting information associated with the information identifying the user; when the user is to set a schedule for using the information processing apparatus, suggest the user with a schedule for using the information processing apparatus based on a current time, to cause the user to set the schedule for using the information processing apparatus; obtain information on an expected attendee registered for the schedule for using the information processing apparatus set by the user, based on the schedule information on the user; and transmit image data of an image being displayed on a display to the expected attendee.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: YUKINARI TOYOTA, SHIGEO ARAKI
  • Patent number: 10701221
    Abstract: An information input apparatus is communicable via a network with an information processing apparatus that manages request information for requesting processing from an information storage service and an information display service. The information input apparatus includes circuitry configured to: generate data; acquire the request information from the information processing apparatus; request the information storage service to store the data, based on the request information; and request, based on the request information, registration of information regarding the data stored by the information storage service, for display of the information by the information display service.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Shigeo Araki
  • Publication number: 20200177648
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus utilized by a plurality of users at a predetermined installation location including circuitry that implements to perform login authentication of the plurality of users, register the plurality of users who have been subjected to the login authentication into a participant view, determine whether a predetermined condition has been satisfied by each of the plurality of the users registered in the participant view, and restrict access to a resource owned by any one of the plurality of users registered in the participant view while maintaining the registration of the plurality of users in the participant view if it is determined that the predetermined conditions have been satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Shigeo ARAKI
  • Publication number: 20200177406
    Abstract: Disclosed is an information processing device capable of remote sharing with one or a plurality of other information processing devices. The information processing device acts as a reference information processing device, and includes a memory; and one or more processors coupled to the memory and configured to display one or more of the other information processing devices as a candidate for remote connection, the one or more of the other information processing devices being used by same participants as participants determined in the reference information processing device; prompt a user of the reference information processing device to select any of the one or more of the other information processing devices displayed as a candidate for remote connection; and remotely connect the reference information processing device to the selected one or more of the other information processing devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventor: Shigeo ARAKI
  • Publication number: 20200175188
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus for use by a plurality of users is provided. The information processing apparatus includes a memory; and a processor coupled to the memory and configured to authenticate logins of the plurality of users, register, on a list of participants, the plurality of users whose logins have been authenticated, perform recognition of each of the plurality of users registered on the list of participants, and restrict access to a resource owned by a given user while keeping the given user registered on the list of participants, in response to determining that the given user satisfies a predetermined condition based on a result of the recognition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Shigeo ARAKI
  • Patent number: 10545708
    Abstract: An information processing system includes a terminal device, one or more image forming apparatuses communicably connected to the terminal device using short-distance wireless communication, and an information processing apparatus to provide a service that is in cooperation with a print service provided by an external printing system. The terminal device receives an operation of selecting one image forming apparatus from among the one or more image forming apparatuses and transmits, to the external printing system, a print request including an apparatus identifier identifying the selected image forming apparatus. The information processing apparatus acquires a print job generated by the external printing system based on the print request transmitted from the terminal device, stores the acquired print job in a memory, and transmits the print job stored in the memory to the selected image forming apparatus in response to a request transmitted from the selected image forming apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Rina Takahashi, Shigeo Araki
  • Publication number: 20190384536
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes circuitry that: identifies one or more users; acquires information related to one or more external services provided by one or more external service group systems, based on the one or more users identified; generates, based on the information acquired from the external services, a plurality of options in generating identification information on an electronic file, the electronic file being generated by the information processing apparatus and to be transmitted to a transmission destination of each of the one or more identified users; displays the options in generating the identification information on the electronic file for selection; and transmits the electronic file to the transmission destination of each of the one or more identified users, using the identification information on the electronic file that is generated using the selected option.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: SHIGEO ARAKI