Patents by Inventor Takahiro Asai

Takahiro Asai 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: 20180184001
    Abstract: An apparatus for controlling image capturing, includes circuitry to control image capturing operation of each one of a first image capturing device and a second image capturing device, so as to cause the first image capturing device and the second image capturing device to cooperate with each other to perform linked image capturing, the first image capturing device capable of capturing an image with an angle of view wider than that of the second image capturing device. The circuitry controls one of the first image capturing device and the second image capturing device to start image capturing in response to starting of image capturing by other one of the first image capturing device and the second image capturing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Yoshida, Takahiro Asai, Keiichi Kawaguchi, Hiroshi Suitoh, Eichi Koizumi, Tomohiro Ikeda, Yoshiyuki Toda
  • Publication number: 20180181358
    Abstract: An apparatus, system, and method for controlling a display, each of which: controls the display to display an image of a predetermined area of a first image, the first image being superimposed with a second image; determines whether the second image is viewed by a user; and switches a display of the second image between a first display in which the second image is displayed as a still image and a second display in which the second image is displayed as a moving image, based on a determination result indicating whether the second image is viewed by the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Inventors: Takahiro ASAI, Keiichi Kawaguchi, Makoto Torikoshi
  • Patent number: 10003395
    Abstract: A transmission terminal includes a memory that stores first preferential rating information indicating a preferential rating of the transmission terminal in using each of a plurality of relay devices, a transmitter that transmits a start request for starting communication with a counterpart transmission terminal, a receiver that receives second preferential rating information indicating a preferential rating of the counterpart transmission terminal in using each of the plurality of relay devices, the second preferential rating information being transmitted from the counterpart transmission terminal in response to the start request, and circuitry that selects one relay device to relay content data between the transmission terminal and the counterpart transmission terminal, from the plurality of relay devices, using the first preferential rating information and the second preferential rating information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Kanda, Takahiro Asai
  • Publication number: 20180161331
    Abstract: A method for inhibiting androgen activity, including administering an effective amount of a tetrahydropyridopyrimidine compound of formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof to a subject in need thereof, and a method for treating tumor, including administering an effective amount of a tetrahydropyridopyrimidine compound of formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof to a subject in need thereof
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2018
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Applicant: TAIHO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhisa MINAMIGUCHI, Shigeo OKAJIMA, Shinichi AOKI, Masanori ASAI, Takahiro ASAI, Hiroyoshi YAMANAKA, Suguru DOHI
  • Patent number: 9977577
    Abstract: A communication terminal includes a display control unit configured to display, on a display unit, a function selecting screen that contains a first icon for receiving a selection of a first communication function and a second icon for receiving a selection of a second communication function. The first communication function is to provide communication using a signaling protocol for connecting to or disconnecting from a destination of communication and an encoding protocol for encapsulating communication data in IP packets. The second communication function is to provide communication using the same signaling protocol and a different encoding protocol. The communication terminal also includes a receiving unit configured to receive a selection of the first icon or the second icon; and a starting unit configured to start the first communication function and the second communication function in response to the selection of the first icon and the second icon, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Kanda, Takahiro Asai
  • Publication number: 20180139411
    Abstract: A communication management system includes: a storage unit configured to store destination information of a first communication terminal that establishes a first session with a relay device that relays communication data, destination information of a conversion system that performs mutual conversion between communication schemes of communication data transmitted from the first communication terminal and a second communication terminal and establishes a second session with the relay device, and destination information of the second communication terminal that establishes a third session with the conversion system; a receiving unit configured to receive start request information to start communication between the communication terminals from the first communication terminal; an extracting unit configured to extract destination information of each communication terminal and the conversion system stored in the storage unit, based on the received start request information; and a transmitting unit configured to tra
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Publication date: May 17, 2018
    Inventor: Takahiro Asai
  • Patent number: 9955118
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus for controlling establishment of communication between a plurality of communication terminals is disclosed. The information processing apparatus includes a communication establishing unit configured to cause, while communication via a first session is established between the plurality of communication terminals, the plurality of communication terminals to establish communication via a second session; and a communication starter configured to cause the plurality of communication terminals to start the communication via the second session upon confirming that the communication via the second session is established between the plurality of communication terminals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Nagase, Takahiro Asai
  • Patent number: 9942100
    Abstract: A computer program product includes a non-transitory computer-readable medium containing an information processing program. The program causes a computer to function as: a first communication control unit that calculates a first transfer rate by communicating with a communication quality check server via a network; a second communication control unit that calculates delay information about communication delay by communicating with the communication quality check server via the network; an estimation unit that estimates a second transfer rate based on the first transfer rate and the delay information, the second transfer rate being lower than the first transfer rate; and a display control unit that displays communication quality information about communication quality based on the first transfer rate and the second transfer rate on a display unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Kanda, Takahiro Asai
  • Patent number: 9912519
    Abstract: An apparatus includes a storage unit configured to store therein, in association with one another, group identification information for identifying groups to which transmission terminals each belong, transmission terminal identification information for identifying the terminals belonging to the respective groups, and display information to be displayed on the transmission terminals belonging to the groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Taro Okuyama, Takahiro Asai
  • Patent number: 9911955
    Abstract: A method for producing a porous polyimide film comprises: forming a first un-burned composite film wherein the first film is formed on a substrate using a first varnish that contains (A1) a polyamide acid or a polyimide and (B1) fine particles at a volume ratio (A1):(B1) of from 19:81 to 45:65; forming a second un-burned composite film wherein the second film is formed on the first film using a second varnish that contains (A2) a polyamide acid or a polyimide and (B2) fine particles at a volume ratio (A2):(B2) of from 20:80 to 50:50 and has a lower fine particle content ratio than the first varnish; burning wherein an un-burned composite film composed of the first film and the second film is burned, thereby obtaining a polyimide-fine particle composite film; and a fine particle removal step wherein the fine particles are removed from the polyimide-fine particle composite film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: TOKYO OHKA KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsukasa Sugawara, Takahiro Asai
  • Patent number: 9912906
    Abstract: A communication management system includes: a storage unit configured to store destination information of a first communication terminal that establishes a first session with a relay device that relays communication data, destination information of a conversion system that performs mutual conversion between communication schemes of communication data transmitted from the first communication terminal and a second communication terminal and establishes a second session with the relay device, and destination information of the second communication terminal that establishes a third session with the conversion system; a receiving unit configured to receive start request information to start communication between the communication terminals from the first communication terminal; an extracting unit configured to extract destination information of each communication terminal and the conversion system stored in the storage unit, based on the received start request information; and a transmitting unit configured to tra
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventor: Takahiro Asai
  • Patent number: 9906570
    Abstract: A session control system controls establishing a session to transmit contents data between communication terminals, in a communication system including multiple relay management devices managing relaying the contents data transmitted from the communication terminals. The session control system includes a selection unit configured to select one of the relay management devices to manage relaying the contents data, every time the session is to be established; and a transmitter unit configured to transmit selection information representing the relay management device selected by the selection unit, at least to the communication terminals being connected with the relay management devices different from the relay management device selected by the selection unit, among the communication terminals to be participating in the session to be established.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Hinohara, Takahiro Asai
  • Patent number: 9889136
    Abstract: A method for inhibiting androgen activity, including administering an effective amount of a tetrahydropyridopyrimidine compound of formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof to a subject in need thereof, and a method for treating tumor, including administering an effective amount of a tetrahydropyridopyrimidine compound of formula (I) or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof to a subject in need thereof
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: TAIHO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhisa Minamiguchi, Shigeo Okajima, Shinichi Aoki, Masanori Asai, Takahiro Asai, Hiroyoshi Yamanaka, Suguru Dohi
  • Publication number: 20180027030
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus that interconnects a plurality of transmission terminals supporting a plurality of communication platforms is provided. The information processing apparatus includes a state detection unit configured to detect a communication state relating to at least one of a communication between the transmission terminals and a communication between at least one of the transmission terminals and the information processing apparatus; a read unit configured to read from a storage unit communication platform determination information associating the plurality of communication platforms with the communication state; and a determination unit configured to determine that a communication platform of the plurality of communication platforms that is registered in the communication platform determination information in association with the communication state that has been detected by the state detection unit is to be used in the communication between the transmission terminals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2016
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Inventors: Takeshi HOMMA, Tatsuya NAGASE, Yoichiro MATSUNO, Takahiro ASAI
  • Patent number: 9876987
    Abstract: A communication terminal receives display data for displaying certain data on a screen of a display device and image data of an optical-to-electrical-converted image from another communication terminal via a communication network, includes a storage part storing reception information indicating whether the display data has been received by the communication terminal and arrangement information indicating at least one of a size and a position of the image based on the image data, in a manner of associating with one another; a reception part receiving the display data and the image data; an extraction part extracting, based on the reception information, the corresponding arrangement information from the storage part; and a display control part displaying the image using the image data based on the arrangement information extracted by the extraction part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2018
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinaga Kato, Kenji Tanaka, Shizu Kanauchi, Masaki Nakagawa, Alain Volmat, Takahiro Asai
  • Patent number: 9876208
    Abstract: A method for producing a porous polyimide film comprises: forming a first un-burned composite film wherein the first film is formed on a substrate using a first varnish that contains (A1) a polyamide acid or a polyimide and (B1) fine particles at a volume ratio (A1):(B1) of from 19:81 to 45:65; forming a second un-burned composite film wherein the second film is formed on the first film using a second varnish that contains (A2) a polyamide acid or a polyimide and (B2) fine particles at a volume ratio (A2):(B2) of from 20:80 to 50:50 and has a lower fine particle content ratio than the first varnish; burning wherein an un-burned composite film composed of the first film and the second film is burned, thereby obtaining a polyimide-fine particle composite film; and a fine particle removal step wherein the fine particles are removed from the polyimide-fine particle composite film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2018
    Assignee: TOKYO OHKA KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsukasa Sugawara, Takahiro Asai
  • Publication number: 20180013503
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus is provided for communicating with another information processing apparatus in a different site by using at least one of a plurality of communication platforms. The information processing apparatus includes: a receiving unit configured to receive a transmission image that has been transmitted from the another information processing apparatus in the different site; a displaying unit configured to display on a display device the transmission image that has been received by the receiving unit; and a reading unit configured to read an image to be displayed from an image storing unit configured to store the image to be displayed. For at least a certain period while the one of the communication platform is being switched to another one, the displaying unit displays, in place of the transmission image, the image to be displayed that has been read by the reading unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Inventors: Tatsuya NAGASE, Takahiro ASAI, Yoichiro MATSUNO, Takeshi HOMMA
  • Publication number: 20180007317
    Abstract: A transmission terminal transmits video data and display data of a screen shared with another transmission terminal to the other transmission terminal via a predetermined relay apparatus. The transmission terminal includes a storage unit that stores relay apparatus information of the relay apparatus to which the transmission terminal transmits the video data; a receive unit that receives the display data from an external input apparatus connected to the transmission terminal; and a transmitting unit that transmits the display data received by the receive unit to the relay apparatus indicated by the relay apparatus information stored in the storage unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventors: Kenji TANAKA, Alain Volmat, Masaki Nakagawa, Takahiro Asai
  • Publication number: 20180003583
    Abstract: A connector includes a resin-made connector body and a pressure sensor. The connector body includes a first main tubular part that is connected to a first pipe, a second main tubular part that is connected to a second pipe, and a sensor mounting part. The first main tubular part and the second main tubular part connect with each other to form an angle. The sensor mounting part includes: a tubular intake part that is formed in line with a line extending from one of the first main tubular part and the second main tubular part and has a bottom face; and a sensor mounting seat that is capable of being mounted with the pressure sensor and communicates with a peripheral-surface opening of the tubular intake part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Applicants: SUMITOMO RIKO COMPANY LIMITED, HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiro ASAI, Yuki TAKAHASHI, Yusuke SAKAGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20170374111
    Abstract: A communication control apparatus control establishment of sessions for transmitting content data between communication terminals in a communication system having relay management apparatuses for relaying the content data transmitted from the communication terminals, includes a route setter configured to select one or more relay management apparatuses to set a route for transmitting the content data, based on delay information for each of the sessions, a selector to select, from the selected relay management apparatuses, a relay management apparatus to synthesize the content data to transmit the synthesized content data to the communication terminals that join the session, and a transmitter to transmit selection information indicating the selected relay management apparatus to, among the communication terminals that join the established session, at least one communication terminal coupled to a relay management apparatus differing from the selected relay management apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2017
    Publication date: December 28, 2017
    Inventors: Hiroshi HINOHARA, Hiroyuki KANDA, Takahiro ASAI, Koichi INOUE