Patents by Inventor Takaaki Kawakami

Takaaki Kawakami 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: 20200044941
    Abstract: A monitoring system includes a monitoring control device, an image information providing device, and a client control device. The monitoring control device monitors infrastructure facilities and transmits statuses of the infrastructure facilities acquired on the basis of information input from a sensor to the image information providing device. The image information providing device generates original image information on the basis of the infrastructure facility statuses received from the monitoring control device. The client control device is connected to a display device and an operation device, receives information for designating a partial area of an entire image capable of being generated from the original image information from the operation device, transmits the received information to the image information providing device, and displays an image based on information received from the image information providing device on the display device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicants: Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation, Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Incorporated
    Inventors: Hiroaki FUJIURA, Masaru KAWAKAMI, Hiroyuki YABE, Yuji FUJIMOTO, Shinobu KAWASHIMA, Koichi TAKEUCHI, Junya YAMAMOTO, Takashi EGUCHI, Tomohiro KUBO, Masanori ENDO, Kenji KITAMI, Takaaki HOSAKA, Jun INOUE
  • Patent number: 10284428
    Abstract: A graphical policy interface architecture may enable simplified graphical development of customized policy logic for software controllers to control network services, connections, and devices. The policy logic based on graphical policy logic notation may be compiled and installed at run-time into a software controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Kai Mao, Hiroaki Komine, Takaaki Kawakami, Toshimasa Arai, Kenichi Sakurai, Minoru Takimoto
  • Publication number: 20170359377
    Abstract: A graphical policy interface architecture may enable simplified graphical development of customized policy logic for software controllers to control network services, connections, and devices. The policy logic based on graphical policy logic notation may be compiled and installed at run-time into a software controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Inventors: Kai Mao, Hiroaki Komine, Takaaki Kawakami, Toshimasa Arai, Kenichi Sakurai, Minoru Takimoto
  • Patent number: 9742687
    Abstract: A management system includes an information processing apparatus; a management apparatus; and a load balancing apparatus. And the management apparatus specifies a first processing entity that relates to a first application program whose performance is not guaranteed, upon detecting that a value related to a load of a second processing entity that relates to a second application program whose performance is guaranteed is equal to or greater than a first predetermined threshold, and requests the information processing apparatus to stop the first processing entity, and the information processing apparatus requests the load balancing apparatus to stop allocating processing to the first processing entity, stops the first processing entity upon detecting that a value related to a load of the first processing entity is equal to or less than a second predetermined threshold, and causes a third processing entity to start processing for the second application program.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Yu Minakuchi, Masahiko Ohashi, Tomotaka Endo, Yoji Nomura, Takaaki Kawakami
  • Patent number: 8964069
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image processing device includes a defect correcting unit, a noise-reduction processing unit, and a selecting unit. The defect correcting unit executes defect correction on a target pixel. The defect correcting unit switches, according to the level of contrast determined concerning a plurality of peripheral pixels, a first correction value obtained through averaging processing for signal values of the peripheral pixels and a second correction value other than the first correction value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Shiroshi Kanemitsu, Kazuhiro Tabuchi, Takaaki Kawakami, Hirotoshi Aizawa, Jun Inagawa
  • Patent number: 8896731
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a pixel interpolation unit. The pixel interpolation unit includes a calculating unit that adds, to a first frequency band component, a second frequency band component in a direction in which the amount of change in the sensitivity level value of an acquired color component is determined to be small. The second frequency band component is in a frequency band higher than the first frequency band component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 25, 2014
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Shiroshi Kanemitsu, Kazuhiro Tabuchi, Takaaki Kawakami
  • Patent number: 8861887
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a shading correction unit. The shading correction unit executes at least one of the use of shading correction parameters calculated in accordance with exposure information for capturing a subject image and the adjustment of a center position in a two-dimensional direction which is used as the basis of the shading correction in accordance with the exposure information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Shiroshi Kanemitsu, Kazuhiro Tabuchi, Takaaki Kawakami
  • Publication number: 20140258540
    Abstract: A management system includes an information processing apparatus; a management apparatus; and a load balancing apparatus. And the management apparatus specifies a first processing entity that relates to a first application program whose performance is not guaranteed, upon detecting that a value related to a load of a second processing entity that relates to a second application program whose performance is guaranteed is equal to or greater than a first predetermined threshold, and requests the information processing apparatus to stop the first processing entity, and the information processing apparatus requests the load balancing apparatus to stop allocating processing to the first processing entity, stops the first processing entity upon detecting that a value related to a load of the first processing entity is equal to or less than a second predetermined threshold, and causes a third processing entity to start processing for the second application program.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2014
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Yu MINAKUCHI, Masahiko OHASHI, Tomotaka ENDO, Yoji NOMURA, Takaaki KAWAKAMI
  • Patent number: 8692911
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image processing device includes an edge enhancement unit and a brightness level determination unit. The edge enhancement unit performs an edge enhancement process by adding extraction data which has been subjected to a noise cancellation process and an amplitude limitation process to a brightness signal. The brightness level determination unit determines a height of the signal level of the brightness signal. The edge enhancement unit adjusts the signal level of the extraction data added to the brightness signal depending on a determination result of the brightness level determination unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2014
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Shiroshi Kanemitsu, Takaaki Kawakami, Kazuhiro Tabuchi
  • Patent number: 8648937
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a color-difference signal correction unit. The color-difference signal correction unit includes a smoothing unit and a color edge extracting unit. The smoothing unit performs smoothing process on a color-difference signal to obtain a smoothed color-difference signal. The color edge extracting unit extracts a color edge component to be added to the smoothed color-difference signal. An edge coring unit which is included in the color edge extracting unit performs a coring process on a difference between the color-difference signal before the smoothing process is performed and the smoothed color-difference signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2014
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Shiroshi Kanemitsu, Kazuhiro Tabuchi, Takaaki Kawakami
  • Patent number: 8593546
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a defect correction unit, a noise reduction processing unit, and an output selection unit. The defect correction unit includes a contrast determination unit and an illuminance determination unit. The output selection unit selects the output from the defect correction unit when a target pixel is determined to be a defect. The defect correction unit enables a correction value to be output as a signal value which is applied to the target pixel in accordance with the contrast determination and the illuminance determination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2013
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Shiroshi Kanemitsu, Kazuhiro Tabuchi, Takaaki Kawakami
  • Patent number: 8559747
    Abstract: In an image processing apparatus according to one embodiment, an edge correcting unit replaces a signal level of a target pixel with a maximum value of signal levels of a plurality of peripheral pixels when a sum of the signal level of the target pixel and the edge information is more than the maximum value, and the edge correcting unit replaces the signal level of the target pixel with a minimum value of the signal levels of the plurality of peripheral pixels when a sum of the signal level of the target pixel and the edge information is less than the minimum value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2013
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Shiroshi Kanemitsu, Kazuhiro Tabuchi, Takaaki Kawakami
  • Publication number: 20130194459
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image processing device includes an edge enhancement unit and a brightness level determination unit. The edge enhancement unit performs an edge enhancement process by adding extraction data which has been subjected to a noise cancellation process and an amplitude limitation process to a brightness signal. The brightness level determination unit determines a height of the signal level of the brightness signal. The edge enhancement unit adjusts the signal level of the extraction data added to the brightness signal depending on a determination result of the brightness level determination unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2012
    Publication date: August 1, 2013
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Shiroshi Kanemitsu, Takaaki Kawakami, Kazuhiro Tabuchi
  • Patent number: 8305459
    Abstract: According to the Embodiments, an Image Processing apparatus includes a pixel interpolation processing unit. The pixel interpolation processing unit generates a sensitivity level value through addition of a first frequency range component of an image signal for a lacking color component and a second frequency range component of a frequency band lower than the first frequency range component. The pixel interpolation processing unit adjusts a ratio of the first frequency range component to be added to the second frequency range component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2012
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Shiroshi Kanemitsu, Hirotoshi Alzawa, Takaaki Kawakami, Kazuhiro Tabuchi, Jun Inagawa
  • Patent number: 8259191
    Abstract: A backlight adjustment device of a camera equipped terminal of an example of the invention comprises a storage unit which stores relational data indicating relationship between an integrated value and a luminance, an integrated value calculation unit which determines an integrated value of imaging data of a camera or data in a predetermined range of the imaging data, a first control unit which determines a luminance with respect to the integrated value determined by the integrated value calculation unit based on the relational data stored in the storage unit, and a second control unit which controls brightness of a backlight of an image display unit according to the luminance determined by the first control unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2012
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Shiroshi Kanemitsu, Takaaki Kawakami, Junichi Hosokawa
  • Publication number: 20120212890
    Abstract: There is provided a cover which is formed of a transparent ceramic including metal oxide crystals, and which is disposed on part of a housing of an electronic device such that the cover covers at least part of a surface of a touch panel that is housed inside the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2012
    Publication date: August 23, 2012
    Inventors: Hironari Hoshino, Masahiko Kakizaki, Takaaki Kawakami, Isao Yamashita, Koji Tsukuma
  • Publication number: 20120212643
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a pixel interpolation unit. The pixel interpolation unit includes a calculating unit that adds, to a first frequency band component, a second frequency band component in a direction in which the amount of change in the sensitivity level value of an acquired color component is determined to be small. The second frequency band component is in a frequency band higher than the first frequency band component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2011
    Publication date: August 23, 2012
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Shiroshi Kanemitsu, Kazuhiro Tabuchi, Takaaki Kawakami
  • Publication number: 20120212653
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a color-difference signal correction unit. The color-difference signal correction unit includes a smoothing unit and a color edge extracting unit. The smoothing unit performs smoothing process on a color-difference signal to obtain a smoothed color-difference signal. The color edge extracting unit extracts a color edge component to be added to the smoothed color-difference signal. An edge coring unit which is included in the color edge extracting unit performs a coring process on a difference between the color-difference signal before the smoothing process is performed and the smoothed color-difference signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2011
    Publication date: August 23, 2012
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Shiroshi KANEMITSU, Kazuhiro TABUCHI, Takaaki KAWAKAMI
  • Publication number: 20120114237
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a shading correction unit. The shading correction unit executes at least one of the use of shading correction parameters calculated in accordance with exposure information for capturing a subject image and the adjustment of a center position in a two-dimensional direction which is used as the basis of the shading correction in accordance with the exposure information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2011
    Publication date: May 10, 2012
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Shiroshi KANEMITSU, Kazuhiro Tabuchi, Takaaki Kawakami
  • Patent number: 8154629
    Abstract: A noise canceling circuit that includes a sharp/flat-part determining unit that determines whether a neighborhood of a target pixel in a digital video signal is a sharp part or a flat part by calculating a sharpness value indicating sharpness and an approximate noise value approximately indicating a noise value included in the target pixel based on pixel values of the target pixel and a predetermined number of pixels inputted immediately before and after the target pixel, and comparing the sharpness value and the approximate noise value, a noise extracting unit that extracts the noise value of the target pixel by performing a noise extraction corresponding to a result of the determination performed by the sharp/flat-part determining unit, and a correcting unit that corrects the pixel value of the target pixel by using the extracted noise value of the target pixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2009
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2012
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Shiroshi Kanemitsu, Junichi Hosokawa, Kazuhiro Tabuchi, Takaaki Kawakami