Shinya Saito 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).
Abstract: An image processing apparatus comprises: a first generation unit that generates approximate light pattern by adjusting spatial frequency of an input image, and generates a projection image data based on the approximate light pattern; and a second generation unit that generates a print image data based on the input image, wherein the second generation unit generates the print image data so that a difference between the input image and an image for observation obtained by superimposing projection light projected based on the projection image data onto a printed matter printed based on the print image data is reduced.
Abstract: An optical scanning device that scans a target surface with light, includes: a light source; a deflector that deflects light of the light source; and an optical system that forms an image of light deflected, wherein the deflector includes: a polygon mirror that reflects and deflects light of the light source; a motor that rotates the polygon mirror; and a case body that airtightly houses the polygon mirror and the motor, the case body includes a cylindrical inner wall, and the inner wall includes a rectifier that guides, from one to the other of a first space and a second space, an air flow generated by rotation of the polygon mirror in a space surrounded by the inner wall, and the first space is located on the motor side with respect to the polygon mirror and the second space is located on an opposite side of the first space.
Abstract: In one aspect, a mobile electronic device includes a first sensor configured to detect proximity to an own device, a second sensor configured to detect a biological response, and a controller configured to determine that the own device is present within a storing part provided on clothing when the biological response is detected by the second sensor in a case where proximity to the own device has been detected by the first sensor.
Abstract: An optical scanning device including: a light source; a deflector that deflects light from the light source; an optical element that guides light deflected by the deflector on an optical path to a photosensor; and a housing that accommodates the deflector and the optical element. The housing is integrally formed and includes a bottom plate, a side wall standing upright from a periphery of a main surface of the bottom plate, and a pair of ribs parallel with each other and standing upright from the bottom plate. Both longitudinal ends of each of the ribs in plan view are joined to the side wall. A region of the bottom plate between the ribs in the plan view has a portion displaced farther upward in an upright direction of the side wall than other regions of the bottom plate.
Abstract: To provide an art of making a position of an operation section adjustable. An operation unit including an operation section, a supporter that supports the operation unit, and an elastic member that is held between the operation unit and the supporter are included, and the operation unit is brought into pressure contact with the supporter by an elastic force of the elastic member, and thereby the operation unit is slidably assembled to the supporter.
Abstract: A material for adhesion prevention can be adhered to biological tissue with certainty and has improved tissue adhesiveness and biodegradability. Such material for adhesion prevention is composed of: a 1- to 1,000-?m-thick water-soluble support layer comprising a water-soluble polymer; and a 1- to 1,000-?m-thick adhesion prevention layer comprising a biodegradable polymer. The biodegradable polymer has a structure in which a branched polyalkylene glycol comprising 3 to 8 terminal hydroxyl groups per molecule is bound to a polyhydroxy alkanoic acid, and a mass ratio of the branched polyalkylene glycol relative to the total mass is 1% to 30%.
Abstract: An electronic device includes a first non-contact detection sensor, a second non-contact detection sensor, a display, and a controller. The controller determines a first gesture and a second gesture by referring to the first non-contact detection sensor and a second non-contact detection sensor. The controller, when a first window and a second window are displayed on the display, allocates operation of the first window to the first gesture detected by the first non-contact detection sensor, and allocates operation of the second window to the second gesture detected by the second non-contact detection sensor.
Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a processor that acquires a plurality of sets of tomographic signals acquired by an image sensor, and generates a representative value in each pixel position of the tomographic image, using the plurality of sets of tomographic signals, and generates the tomographic image with the representative value in each pixel position as a pixel value by determining a target region in which contrast is reduced in the tomographic image, using at least one set of tomographic signals, out of the plurality of sets of tomographic signals, and estimating an estimation value, in each pixel position of the target region, by performing statistical processing on a plurality of tomographic signals corresponding to the pixel position, out of the plurality of sets of tomographic signals. The tomographic image is generated with the estimation value as the representative value in the target region.
Abstract: A game apparatus being a non-limiting example information processing apparatus includes a display, and a game screen of a baseball game is displayed on the display. In a defensive (fielding team) side, in the game screen, a batter object and a catcher object are displayed, and an index object is displayed in front of the catcher object. Using the index object, a player designates a target position of a position that a ball object is to be thrown (pitching course) and a pitch type of the ball object, and instructs pitching. Even if the player designates the target position and the pitch type in any order, the target position and the pitch type can be set according to a designated order.
Abstract: An electronic device includes a non-contact detection sensor, a display, and a controller. The display displays a first window and a second window. The controller determines a first gesture and a second gesture by referring to the non-contact detection sensor, allocates operation of the first window to the first gesture, and allocates operation of the second window to the second gesture.
Abstract: There is provided a mobile device comprising a geomagnetic sensor configured to detect a geomagnetic value, and at least one controller configured to perform a notification for a user using a predetermined device when it determines that a pattern of a change of the geomagnetic value matches with a predetermined geomagnetic pattern.
Abstract: Provided is an electronic device including a storage configured to store map data, and at least one processor configured to generate information indicating a trajectory of a user's movement based on a transition of a position of the user of the electronic device. The at least one processor is further configured to acquire the map data corresponding to a current position of the user, and execute at least one of notification to the user and notification to outside when it is detected that the user is to cross a road based on a positional relationship between a position of the road on a map specified from the acquired map data and the trajectory of the user's movement.
Abstract: Provided is a portable electronic device including a transceiver configured to acquire information from a roadside device, a storage, and a controller configured to acquire position information of the roadside device based on the information acquired by transceiver, and to cause the storage to store the acquired position information as position information of the portable electronic device at a time of acquiring the information.
Abstract: Provided is an electronic device including a communication unit, a motion sensor, and at least one processor. The communication unit receives information for determining that a user of the electronic device is located within a predetermined area. The at least one processor determines a movement state of the user based on an input value from the motion sensor. The at least one processor executes notification processing when the determined movement state of the user is a one's own movement state and the electronic device is located in the predetermined area while a function of an earphone is being executed.
Abstract: An at least one processor determines whether behavior of a user of an electronic apparatus has a high probability of inducing a traffic accident based on an acceleration measured by an accelerometer. The at least one processor issues an alert notification to the user when the at least one processor determines that the behavior of the user has the high probability of inducing the traffic accident.
Abstract: An in-vehicle device comprises a communication unit and at least one processor. The communication unit receives first information for detecting proximity of a vehicle to a predetermined area. The at least one processor acquires second information indicating a schedule of changing a travel direction of the vehicle. When the at least one processor detects the proximity of the vehicle to the predetermined area based on the first information received by the communication unit, the at least one processor estimates a route of the vehicle in the predetermined area based on the second information. The at least one processor transmits, using the communication unit, third information to an electronic apparatus located outside the vehicle, the third information for notifying a person getting close to the estimated route of the proximity of the vehicle.
Abstract: A mobile electronic device comprises at least one processor. The at least one processor specifies a position of a user based on the first information. Upon determining that the user is located in a region through which the user is prohibited from passing based on the position of the user and signal information which a roadside unit transmits using short-range wireless communication, the at least one processor executes setting processing for transmitting a notification of a state of the user.
Abstract: An electronic apparatus comprises an accelerometer, an air-pressure sensor, a communication unit, and an at least one processor. The at least one processor performs determination processing of determining whether probability that the user will move on a road at the intersection after the user approaches the intersection is high based on change in the air-pressure value if the at least one processor detects approach of the user to the intersection when the user is moving in a predetermined movement manner. The at least one processor sends a notification that the user will move on the intersection to a roadside unit if the probability that the user will move on a road at the intersection is high. The at least one processor does not send a notification that the user will move on the intersection to a roadside unit if the probability is not high.
Abstract: A mobile electronic apparatus comprises: a display; a first detector configured to obtain first information; a second detector configured to obtain second information; a broadcast unit; and at least one processor, wherein the at least one processor causes the display to display a first image if detecting, based on the first information, that a user is walking and determining, based on the second information, that the user is in an area other than a predetermined area, and the at least one processor causes the display to produce a screen display and causes the broadcast unit to perform a first broadcast when detecting, based on the first information, that the user is walking and determining, based on the second information, that the user is in the predetermined area.
Abstract: A mobile device comprises an atmospheric pressure sensor configured to acquire a value of atmospheric pressure acting on the mobile device, an acceleration sensor configured to acquire a value of acceleration acting on the mobile device, and at least one controller configured to determine a moving state of the mobile device based on the value of atmospheric pressure and the value of acceleration, wherein the at least one controller is configured to determine the moving state of the mobile device based on the value of atmospheric pressure when the value of atmospheric pressure changed per an unit interval is equal to or greater than a threshold value, under the determination result which has been acquired based on the value of acceleration and indicates that the mobile device is not in movement.