Patents by Inventor Shuichi Haga

Shuichi Haga 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: 20200301609
    Abstract: A memory system includes a semiconductor storage device and a memory controller. The memory controller includes a command buffer and a descriptor buffer. The memory controller stores a first command received from outside in the command buffer, fetches a first descriptor from the host device, based on the stored first command, stores the fetched first descriptor in the descriptor buffer, stores a second command received from the outside in the command buffer, discards an unused part of the first descriptor from the descriptor buffer, fetches a second descriptor from the host device, based on the stored second command, and stores the fetched second descriptor at an address where the discarded part of the first descriptor was stored.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2019
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya HAGA, Shuichi WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20180095347
    Abstract: [Object] The present invention aims to provide an information processing device capable of providing an image that allows a user to experience high presence or immersion depending on contents of an image. [Solution] Provided is an information processing device (100) including: an image analysis unit (115) configured to analyze a content of an input image projected by a projection device (10); and a projection position determination unit (116) configured to determine a projection area in a projection space onto which the input image is projected by the projection device on the basis of an analysis result obtained by analyzing the input image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2016
    Publication date: April 5, 2018
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: SHUICHI TAKAHASHI, SHUICHI HAGA
  • Patent number: 8965122
    Abstract: Signals are provided which allow colors in a wider color range than predetermined standards, which can be handled by apparatus according to such predetermined standards. A primary color converter converts first color signals having primary color points in a wider color range than the primary color points according to BT.709 into second color signals based on the primary colors according to BT.709. A photoelectric transducer converts the second color signals into third color signals according to photoelectric transducer characteristics defined in a numerical range wider than a range from 0 to 1.0 of color signals corresponding to a luminance signal and color difference signals according to BT.709. A color signal converter converts the third color signals into a luminance signal and color difference signals. A corrector incorporated in the color signal converter corrects the color difference signals into color difference signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Ko Ishimoto, Koichiro Kakinuma, Takehiro Nakatsue, Tatsuhiko Matsumoto, Shuichi Haga, Hiroshi Takizuka, Yoshiki Shirochi, Naoya Katoh, Hiroshi Yamashita, Koichi Oura, Yoshihiro Kosugi, Junichi Iwai, Kazuji Uemura, Shigeo Kubota, Hideo Morita
  • Patent number: 8929653
    Abstract: Signals are provided which allow colors in a wider color range than predetermined standards, which can be handled by apparatus according to such predetermined standards. A primary color converter converts first color signals having primary color points in a wider color range than the primary color points according to BT.709 into second color signals based on the primary colors according to BT.709. A photoelectric transducer converts the second color signals into third color signals according to photoelectric transducer characteristics defined in a numerical range wider than a range from 0 to 1.0 of color signals corresponding to a luminance signal and color difference signals according to BT.709. A color signal converter converts the third color signals into a luminance signal and color difference signals. A corrector incorporated in the color signal converter corrects the color difference signals into color difference signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Ko Ishimoto, Koichiro Kakinuma, Takehiro Nakatsue, Tatsuhiko Matsumoto, Shuichi Haga, Hiroshi Takizuka, Yoshiki Shirochi, Naoya Katoh, Hiroshi Yamashita, Koichi Oura, Yoshihiro Kosugi, Junichi Iwai, Kazuji Uemura, Shigeo Kubota, Hideo Morita
  • Publication number: 20140247391
    Abstract: Signals are provided which allow colors in a wider color range than predetermined standards, which can be handled by apparatus according to such predetermined standards. A primary color converter converts first color signals having primary color points in a wider color range than the primary color points according to BT.709 into second color signals based on the primary colors according to BT.709. A photoelectric transducer converts the second color signals into third color signals according to photoelectric transducer characteristics defined in a numerical range wider than a range from 0 to 1.0 of color signals corresponding to a luminance signal and color difference signals according to BT.709. A color signal converter converts the third color signals into a luminance signal and color difference signals. A corrector incorporated in the color signal converter corrects the color difference signals into color difference signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2014
    Publication date: September 4, 2014
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Ko Ishimoto, Koichiro Kakinuma, Takehiro Nakatsue, Tatsuhiko Matsumoto, Shuichi Haga, Hiroshi Takizuka, Yoshiki Shirochi, Naoya Katoh, Hiroshi Yamashita, Koichi Oura, Yoshihiro Kosugi, Junichi Iwai, Kazuji Uemura, Shigeo Kubota, Hideo Morita
  • Patent number: 8787667
    Abstract: Signals are provided which allow colors in a wider color range than predetermined standards, which can be handled by apparatus according to such predetermined standards. A primary color converter converts first color signals having primary color points in a wider color range than the primary color points according to BT.709 into second color signals based on the primary colors according to BT.709. A photoelectric transducer converts the second color signals into third color signals according to photoelectric transducer characteristics defined in a numerical range wider than a range from 0 to 1.0 of color signals corresponding to a luminance signal and color difference signals according to BT.709. A color signal converter converts the third color signals into a luminance signal and color difference signals. A corrector incorporated in the color signal converter corrects the color difference signals into color difference signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Ko Ishimoto, Koichiro Kakinuma, Takehiro Nakatsue, Tatsuhiko Matsumoto, Shuichi Haga, Hiroshi Takizuka, Yoshiki Shirochi, Naoya Katoh, Hiroshi Yamashita, Koichi Oura, Yoshihiro Kosugi, Junichi Iwai, Kazuji Uemura, Shigeo Kubota, Hideo Morita
  • Publication number: 20140009637
    Abstract: Signals are provided which allow colors in a wider color range than predetermined standards, which can be handled by apparatus according to such predetermined standards. A primary color converter converts first color signals having primary color points in a wider color range than the primary color points according to BT.709 into second color signals based on the primary colors according to BT.709. A photoelectric transducer converts the second color signals into third color signals according to photoelectric transducer characteristics defined in a numerical range wider than a range from 0 to 1.0 of color signals corresponding to a luminance signal and color difference signals according to BT.709. A color signal converter converts the third color signals into a luminance signal and color difference signals. A corrector incorporated in the color signal converter corrects the color difference signals into color difference signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2013
    Publication date: January 9, 2014
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ko Ishimoto, Koichiro Kakinuma, Takehiro Nakatsue, Tatsuhiko Matsumoto, Shuichi Haga, Hiroshi Takizuka, Yoshiki Shirochi, Naoya Katoh, Hiroshi Yamashita, Koichi Oura, Yoshihiro Kosugi, Junichi Iwai, Kazuji Uemura, Shigeo Kubota, Hideo Morita
  • Patent number: 8600160
    Abstract: Signals are provided which allow colors in a wider color range than predetermined standards, which can be handled by apparatus according to such predetermined standards. A primary color converter converts first color signals having primary color points in a wider color range than the primary color points according to BT.709 into second color signals based on the primary colors according to BT.709. A photoelectric transducer converts the second color signals into third color signals according to photoelectric transducer characteristics defined in a numerical range wider than a range from 0 to 1.0 of color signals corresponding to a luminance signal and color difference signals according to BT.709. A color signal converter converts the third color signals into a luminance signal and color difference signals. A corrector incorporated in the color signal converter corrects the color difference signals into color difference signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2013
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Ko Ishimoto, Koichiro Kakinuma, Takehiro Nakatsue, Tatsuhiko Matsumoto, Shuichi Haga, Hiroshi Takizuka, Yoshiki Shirochi, Naoya Katoh, Hiroshi Yamashita, Koichi Oura, Yoshihiro Kosugi, Junichi Iwai, Kazuji Uemura, Shigeo Kubota, Hideo Morita
  • Publication number: 20120243782
    Abstract: Signals are provided which allow colors in a wider color range than predetermined standards, which can be handled by apparatus according to such predetermined standards. A primary color converter converts first color signals having primary color points in a wider color range than the primary color points according to BT.709 into second color signals based on the primary colors according to BT.709. A photoelectric transducer converts the second color signals into third color signals according to photoelectric transducer characteristics defined in a numerical range wider than a range from 0 to 1.0 of color signals corresponding to a luminance signal and color difference signals according to BT.709. A color signal converter converts the third color signals into a luminance signal and color difference signals. A corrector incorporated in the color signal converter corrects the color difference signals into color difference signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2012
    Publication date: September 27, 2012
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ko Ishimoto, Koichiro Kakinuma, Takehiro Nakatsue, Tatsuhiko Matsumoto, Shuichi Haga, Hiroshi Takizuka, Yoshiki Shirochi, Naoya Katoh, Hiroshi Yamashita, Koichi Oura, Yoshihiro Kosugi, Junichi Iwai, Kazuji Uemura, Shigeo Kubota, Hideo Morita
  • Patent number: 8208721
    Abstract: Signals are provided which allow colors in a wider color range than predetermined standards, which can be handled by apparatus according to such predetermined standards. A primary color converter converts first color signals having primary color points in a wider color range than the primary color points according to BT.709 into second color signals based on the primary colors according to BT.709. A photoelectric transducer converts the second color signals into third color signals according to photoelectric transducer characteristics defined in a numerical range wider than a range from 0 to 1.0 of color signals corresponding to a luminance signal and color difference signals according to BT.709. A color signal converter converts the third color signals into a luminance signal and color difference signals. A corrector incorporated in the color signal converter corrects the color difference signals into color difference signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2012
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Ko Ishimoto, Koichiro Kakinuma, Takehiro Nakatsue, Tatsuhiko Matsumoto, Shuichi Haga, Hiroshi Takizuka, Yoshiki Shirochi, Naoya Katoh, Hiroshi Yamashita, Koichi Oura, Yoshihiro Kosugi, Junichi Iwai, Kazuji Uemura, Shigeo Kubota, Hideo Morita
  • Patent number: 8179504
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display having a wide color reproduction range is provided. A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel driven based on image signals, a light source emitting light for illuminating the liquid crystal panel, and a light selective transmission filter, which has wavelength selective transmission characteristics corresponding to spectral characteristics of the light source, selectively transmits light generated from the light source in the specific wavelength regions based on the wavelength selective transmission characteristics, and guides the transmitted light to the liquid crystal panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2009
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2012
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Shina Kirita, Junichi Ohsako, Toshitaka Kawashima, Masayasu Kakinuma, Shuichi Haga
  • Patent number: 8035590
    Abstract: A color liquid crystal display device assembly includes a color liquid crystal display device in which pixels each including at least a first subpixel, a second subpixel, and a third subpixel are arranged in a two-dimensional matrix, and a planar light source device which has light sources emitting first primary light corresponding to a first primary color of the light three primary colors and illuminating the color liquid crystal display device, and the liquid crystal display device has (A) second primary light emitting regions which emit second primary light when excited by the first primary light passing through the second subpixel, (B) third primary light emitting regions which emit third primary light when excited by the first primary light passing through the third subpixel, and (C) diffusion regions which diffuse the first primary light emitted from the light sources and passing through each first subpixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2011
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Koichiro Kakinuma, Shuichi Haga, Tsuneo Kusunoki, Takahiro Igarashi, Masaaki Kawamata
  • Publication number: 20110148902
    Abstract: An evaluation method of a display device includes steps of obtaining a measured value of color difference, for the display device to be evaluated which is in a state of displaying a predetermined color reference image, determining a detection limit value of color difference for the display device, in consideration of spectral luminous efficiency which has a dependence on color, with use of a subjective evaluation result of color difference obtained for the display device which is in a state of displaying both the color reference image and a color comparison image in parallel, determining an evaluation parameter with use of the measured value of color difference and the detection limit value of color difference; and evaluating a display property of the display device with use of the evaluation parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2010
    Publication date: June 23, 2011
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Shuichi Haga, Takehiro Nakatsue, Junichi Ohsako, Tatsuhiko Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 7885461
    Abstract: Signals are provided which allow colors in a wider color range than predetermined standards, which can be handled by apparatus according to such predetermined standards. A primary color converter converts first color signals having primary color points in a wider color range than the primary color points according to BT.709 into second color signals based on the primary colors according to BT.709. A photoelectric transducer converts the second color signals into third color signals according to photoelectric transducer characteristics defined in a numerical range wider than a range from 0 to 1.0 of color signals corresponding to a luminance signal and color difference signals according to BT.709. A color signal converter converts the third color signals into a luminance signal and color difference signals. A corrector incorporated in the color signal converter corrects the color difference signals into color difference signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2011
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Ko Ishimoto, Koichiro Kakinuma, Takehiro Nakatsue, Tatsuhiko Matsumoto, Shuichi Haga, Hiroshi Takizuka, Yoshiki Shirochi, Naoya Katoh, Hiroshi Yamashita, Koichi Oura, Yoshihiro Kosugi, Junichi Iwai, Kazuji Uemura, Shigeo Kubota, Hideo Morita
  • Patent number: 7808585
    Abstract: A color filter (19) used in a transmissive color liquid crystal display panel of a color liquid crystal display (LCD) apparatus. This color filter (19) is constituted by a tristimulus color filter for wavelength-selecting and transmitting red light, green light and blue light. Mixing of blue color and red color is prohibited by not having the transmission wavelength band of the red filter CFR overlaid substantially on the transmission wavelength band of the blue filter CFB.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2010
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Shuichi Haga, Koichiro Kakinuma, Takehiro Nakatsue, Tatsuhiko Matsumoto, Yasuhiro Tagawa, Yutaka Ota, Takashi Oku, Takeo Arai
  • Patent number: 7789527
    Abstract: Disclosed is a backlight device which is used for a color liquid crystal display and includes a light source and a backlight housing (23). The light source includes a red light emitting diode (21R), radiating red light, having a peak wavelength ?pr such that 625 nm??pr?685 nm, a green light emitting diode (21G), radiating green light, having a peak wavelength ?pg such that 505 nm??pg?540 nm, and a blue light emitting diode (21B), radiating blue light, having a peak wavelength ?pb such that 420 nm??pb?465 nm. The backlight housing mixes the red light, the green light and the blue light, radiated from the light source, to generate white light. A light emission intensity is adjusted so that a half value width of a spectrum of the red light, a half value width of a spectrum of the green light and a half value width of a spectrum of the blue light are such that 20 nm?hwr?25 nm, 30 nm?hwg?40 nm and 25 nm?hwb?30 nm, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2010
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Tatsuhiko Matsumoto, Koichiro Kakinuma, Takehiro Nakatsue, Shuichi Haga
  • Publication number: 20100182336
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes: an acquisition unit that acquires viewing direction information indicating a direction in which a user views a displayed image; a compensation unit that adaptively compensates a chromaticity point in a video signal using the viewing direction information acquired by the acquisition unit together with color shift amount information that uses a color difference to associate the viewing direction with a color shift amount of display light; and a liquid crystal display unit that performs video display based on the video signal compensated by the compensation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2010
    Publication date: July 22, 2010
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shuichi HAGA, Hiroaki ETO, Takehiro NAKATSUE, Yoshihide SHIMPUKU
  • Publication number: 20100165629
    Abstract: A color chart device for providing color standards for a plurality of colors, with less power consumption as well as reduced luminance variations in colored light within an emission surface, is provided. The color chart device includes a plurality of first light emission sections emitting colored light in wavelength ranges corresponding to the plurality of colors. The first light emission section includes: an enclosure having an emission surface; a single-color light source arranged in the enclosure to emit colored light; a reflective sheet formed on inner surfaces other than the emission surface in the enclosure; and a shielding plate arranged between the single-color light source and the emission surface so as to interrupt the colored light emitted from the single-color light source. The wavelength ranges of the colored light emitted from the first light emission sections are different from one another.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2008
    Publication date: July 1, 2010
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shuichi Haga, Takehiro Nakatsue, Yoshihide Shimpuku
  • Patent number: 7714497
    Abstract: Disclosed is a color liquid display (LCD) employing a transmissive color liquid display panel. The display includes a complementary color light emitting diode, which is one of a cyan light emitting diode (21C), emitting cyan light, a yellow light emitting diode, emitting yellow light, and a magenta light emitting diode, emitting magenta light, in addition to light emitting diodes emitting three prime colors, as a light source. The display also includes a complementary color filter, having at least one of a cyan filter CFC having a transmission wavelength range corresponding to the cyan light, a yellow filter CFY having a transmission wavelength range corresponding to the yellow light and a magenta filter CFM having a transmission wavelength range corresponding to the magenta light, in addition to a tristimulus color filer, as a color filter (19).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2010
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Shuichi Haga, Koichiro Kakinuma, Takehiro Nakatsue, Tatsuhiko Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20100046835
    Abstract: Signals are provided which allow colors in a wider color range than predetermined standards, which can be handled by apparatus according to such predetermined standards. A primary color converter converts first color signals having primary color points in a wider color range than the primary color points according to BT.709 into second color signals based on the primary colors according to BT.709. A photoelectric transducer converts the second color signals into third color signals according to photoelectric transducer characteristics defined in a numerical range wider than a range from 0 to 1.0 of color signals corresponding to a luminance signal and color difference signals according to BT.709. A color signal converter converts the third color signals into a luminance signal and color difference signals. A corrector incorporated in the color signal converter corrects the color difference signals into color difference signals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2009
    Publication date: February 25, 2010
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Ko Ishimoto, Koichiro Kakinuma, Takehiro Nakatsue, Tatsuhiko Matsumoto, Shuichi Haga, Hiroshi Takizuka, Yoshiki Shirochi, Naoya Katoh, Hiroshi Yamashita, Koichi Oura, Yoshihiro Kosugi, Junichi Iwai, Kazuji Uemura, Shigeo Kubota, Hideo Morita