Patents by Inventor Takehiro Koguchi

Takehiro Koguchi 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: 20240013343
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus includes an image sensor and a processor. The processor performs demosaicing processing on captured image data obtained by being imaged by the image sensor, acquires distance data representing a distance between the imaging apparatus and a subject for each of a plurality of pixels included in a captured image represented based on the captured image data, specifies a correction target pixel from among the plurality of pixels based on the distance data, and performs correction processing of correcting a false signal generated by the demosaicing processing, on correction target pixel data of the correction target pixel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2023
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Taro SAITO, Takehiro KOGUCHI, Shinya FUJIWARA, Yukinori NISHIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20240015404
    Abstract: Provided are an imaging device, an imaging method, and an imaging program capable of easily acquiring a slow moving image with good image quality. In one aspect of the present invention, an imaging device includes an optical system, an imaging element, and a processor, and the processor performs detection processing of detecting a movement of a subject based on an image signal output from the imaging element, frame rate control of increasing a frame rate of a moving image output from the imaging element based on the detected movement, exposure control processing of maintaining a rate of an exposure time per frame of the moving image constant according to the increase in the frame rate, and dimming control processing of changing a degree of dimming of the optical system according to the exposure control processing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2023
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Takehiro KOGUCHI, Taro SAITO, Yukinori NISHIYAMA, Tomoharu SHIMADA
  • Patent number: 11871106
    Abstract: Provided are an imaging apparatus, an imaging method, and a program that change a display form of a display unit in accordance with whether or not a display content of the display unit is visually recognizable. An imaging apparatus (10) includes a first display unit (13), and a processor (40), in which the processor (40) performs a determination process for determining whether or not a display content of the first display unit (13) is visually recognizable by a user, and a display control for displaying a first display including at least one of a captured image or a character in a case where it is determined through the determination process that the display content is visually recognizable, and for causing the first display unit (13) to display a second display that is a surface display in a case where it is not determined through the determination process that the display content is visually recognizable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Taro Saito, Takehiro Koguchi, Yukinori Nishiyama, Tomoharu Shimada
  • Publication number: 20230419520
    Abstract: There is provided an imaging apparatus including an image sensor, and a processor, in which the processor acquires first distance data related to a distance between the imaging apparatus and a first object included in a moving image, which is shown by moving image data obtained by being imaged by the image sensor, and second distance data related to a distance between the imaging apparatus and a second object included in the moving image, and controls a focus position according to whether or not a first object position in a depth direction based on the first distance data and a second object position in the depth direction based on the second distance data are within a depth of field.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2023
    Publication date: December 28, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Yukinori NISHIYAMA, Shinya FUJIWARA, Taro SAITO, Takehiro Koguchi
  • Publication number: 20230412921
    Abstract: There is provided an imaging apparatus including an image sensor, and a processor, in which the processor is configured to detect a focus region within an imaging area based on imaging data obtained by the image sensor, generate moving image data based on the imaging data obtained by the image sensor, generate information image data representing information related to the moving image data, output the moving image data and the information image data, which is associated with a window region in an image represented by the moving image data, and control a position of the window region according to the focus region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2023
    Publication date: December 21, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Taro SAITO, Takehiro KOGUCHI, Shinya FUJIWARA, Yukinori NISHIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20230396882
    Abstract: There is provided an imaging apparatus including an image sensor, and a processor, in which the processor is configured to acquire information related to distances at a plurality of positions within an imaging area of the image sensor, generate moving image data represented with a vertical axis and a lateral axis, based on imaging data obtained by the image sensor, generate distance image data in which a first axis corresponds to the vertical axis or the lateral axis and a second axis represents the information related to the distance, and output the moving image data and the distance image data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2023
    Publication date: December 7, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Shinya FUJIWARA, Taro SAITO, Yukinori NISHIYAMA, Takehiro KOGUCHI
  • Patent number: 11805320
    Abstract: Provided are an imaging device, an imaging method, and an imaging program capable of easily acquiring a slow moving image with good image quality. In one aspect of the present invention, an imaging device includes an optical system, an imaging element, and a processor, and the processor performs detection processing of detecting a movement of a subject based on an image signal output from the imaging element, frame rate control of increasing a frame rate of a moving image output from the imaging element based on the detected movement, exposure control processing of maintaining a rate of an exposure time per frame of the moving image constant according to the increase in the frame rate, and dimming control processing of changing a degree of dimming of the optical system according to the exposure control processing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2023
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Takehiro Koguchi, Taro Saito, Yukinori Nishiyama, Tomoharu Shimada
  • Publication number: 20230300460
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus includes an imaging optical system, an imaging element, and a processor, in which, in a first focus mode, the processor outputs moving image data captured by the imaging element via the imaging optical system to a display destination, detects an in-focus region in an image represented by the moving image data based on the moving image data, senses, in a case where a focus operation is performed, a termination of the focus operation based on a time related to the focus operation, sets, in a case where the termination of the focus operation is sensed, a subject present in the in-focus region as a tracking target to continuously perform tracking processing and auto focus control, and terminates, in a case where the focus operation is performed again after the tracking processing and the auto focus control are started, the tracking processing and the auto focus control.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2023
    Publication date: September 21, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Taro SAITO, Takehiro Koguchi, Shinya Fujiwara, Yukinori Nishiyama, Tomoharu Shimada
  • Publication number: 20230247279
    Abstract: Provided are an imaging apparatus, an image processing method, and an image processing program capable of improving operability in a case in which manual focus adjustment is performed. Processing of extracting a plurality of subjects from moving image data obtained by imaging is performed, first moving image data in which a region including a specific subject among the plurality of subjects is magnified is output to a display destination, and, in a case in which a change has occurred in any of the plurality of subjects in the moving image data, second moving image data in which a region of each of the plurality of subjects is magnified is output to the display destination instead of the first moving image data, and then, in a case in which an instruction to select the subject is given, third moving image data in which a region including a selected subject is magnified is output to the display destination instead of the second moving image data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2023
    Publication date: August 3, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoharu Shimada, Takehiro KOGUCHI, Shinya FUJIWARA, Taro SAITO, Yukinori NISHIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20230232114
    Abstract: Provided are an imaging device, an imaging method, and an imaging program capable of easily capturing a moving image under an imaging condition desired by a user. In one aspect of the present invention, an imaging device includes an imaging unit and a processor. The processor sets a first imaging parameter applied to moving image data captured by the imaging unit, records first moving image data captured based on the first imaging parameter on a recording device before a first operation by a user of the imaging device is received, sets a second imaging parameter applied to the moving image data in a case where the first operation is received, and records the second moving image data captured based on the second imaging parameter on the recording device in a case where a second operation by the user is received after the reception of the first operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2023
    Publication date: July 20, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Takehiro KOGUCHI, Shinya FUJIWARA, Taro SAITO, Yukinori NISHIYAMA, Tomoharu SHIMADA
  • Publication number: 20230188835
    Abstract: Provided are an imaging device, an imaging instruction method, and an imaging instruction program capable of efficiently changing an imaging condition during capturing of a moving image. In one aspect of the present invention, an imaging device is an imaging device including an imaging unit that captures a moving image and a processor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2023
    Publication date: June 15, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Yukinori NISHIYAMA, Takehiro KOGUCHI, Shinya FUJIWARA, Taro SAITO, Tomoharu SHIMADA
  • Publication number: 20230188849
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a processor (16) and a memory, in which the processor (16) performs processing of generating first moving image data for recording based on input imaging data, processing of setting a specific subject region including a specific subject in an imaging region represented by the imaging data or the first moving image data, processing of evaluating a focus state based on the imaging data or the first moving image data, processing of generating second moving image data for display in which a focus state of the specific subject region is visually recognizable based on data of the specific subject region, an evaluation result of the focus state, and the first moving image data, and processing of outputting the second moving image data to a display destination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2023
    Publication date: June 15, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFIM Corporation
    Inventors: Shinya FUJIWARA, Takehiro KOGUCHI, Taro SAITO, Yukinori NISHIYAMA, Tomoharu SHIMADA
  • Publication number: 20230142489
    Abstract: Provided are an image processing device, an image processing method, an image processing program, and an imaging device capable of generating two pieces of moving image data subjected to different pieces of image processing. A processor is configured to perform processing of calculating a first image processing parameter from first moving image data obtained by imaging, processing of generating second moving image data from the first moving image data based on the first image processing parameter, processing of storing the first moving image data in the memory, and processing of generating third moving image data from the first moving image data stored in the memory based on a second image processing parameter calculated from the first moving image data with a lapse of a time (T) after the first moving image data starts to be stored in the memory.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2023
    Publication date: May 11, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Taro SAITO, Takehiro KOGUCHI, Yukinori NISHIYAMA, Tomoharu SHIMADA, Shinya FUJIWARA
  • Publication number: 20230114332
    Abstract: One embodiment according to the technology of the present disclosure provides an imaging device, an imaging method, and a program that allow a user to easily visually discriminate a difference between setting conditions by displaying video image data indicating the difference. An imaging device (1) is an imaging device 1 including a connection unit (109) that is connectable to an external device (3), and a processor (107).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2022
    Publication date: April 13, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Shinya FUJIWARA, Taro SAITO, Tomoharu SHIMADA, Takehiro KOGUCHI, Yukinori NISHIYAMA
  • Patent number: 11600241
    Abstract: A display control device performs a display control of motion picture data, and includes a specific image insertion control unit that performs an insertion control of displaying a specific image different from the motion picture data on a display unit in a period from displaying a first frame of the motion picture data on the display unit to displaying a second frame subsequent to the first frame of the motion picture data; and an insertion execution control unit that decides whether or not to execute the insertion control based on a moving amount of a moving object included in the motion picture data and an observation angle of one pixel of the motion picture data displayed on the display unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2023
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Kosuke Takahashi, Takehiro Koguchi
  • Publication number: 20230005241
    Abstract: Provided is an imaging apparatus capable of continuously imaging a natural video even though brightness is changed. In an imaging apparatus in which an exposure condition is set based on a characteristic of a transmittance control element, a first exposure condition range is calculated based on photometry of the imaging apparatus. Determination is made whether or not the calculated first exposure condition range is included in a second exposure condition range where a control range acquired by the transmittance control element is applicable. In a case where the calculated first exposure condition range is not included in the second exposure condition range, the exposure condition of the imaging apparatus is changed such that the first exposure condition range is included in the second exposure condition range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoharu SHIMADA, Takehiro KOGUCHI, Taro SAITO, Yukinori NISHIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20220417432
    Abstract: Provided are an imaging device, an imaging method, and a program capable of changing assignment of functions to a plurality of operation units according to a use environment of the imaging device. An imaging device (1) includes: a plurality of operation units (265) provided on a plurality of surfaces of a device main body (101), respectively, and capable of being assigned functions; a memory (267) that stores assignment information indicating a relationship between a use environment and assignment of the functions to the plurality of operation units (265); and a processor (301), in which the processor (301) performs use environment determination processing of determining the use environment of the imaging device, and assignment setting processing of setting the assignment of the functions to the plurality of operation units on the basis of the assignment information of the memory, according to a result of the use environment determination processing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2022
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Yukinori NISHIYAMA, Taro SAITO, Takehiro KOGUCHI, Tomoharu SHIMADA
  • Publication number: 20220417409
    Abstract: Provided are an imaging device, an imaging method, and an imaging program capable of easily acquiring a slow moving image with good image quality. In one aspect of the present invention, an imaging device includes an optical system, an imaging element, and a processor, and the processor performs detection processing of detecting a movement of a subject based on an image signal output from the imaging element, frame rate control of increasing a frame rate of a moving image output from the imaging element based on the detected movement, exposure control processing of maintaining a rate of an exposure time per frame of the moving image constant according to the increase in the frame rate, and dimming control processing of changing a degree of dimming of the optical system according to the exposure control processing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2022
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Takehiro KOGUCHI, Taro SAITO, Yukinori NISHIYAMA, Tomoharu SHIMADA
  • Publication number: 20220408028
    Abstract: Provided are an imaging apparatus, an imaging method, and a program that change a display form of a display unit in accordance with whether or not a display content of the display unit is visually recognizable. An imaging apparatus (10) includes a first display unit (13), and a processor (40), in which the processor (40) performs a determination process for determining whether or not a display content of the first display unit (13) is visually recognizable by a user, and a display control for displaying a first display including at least one of a captured image or a character in a case where it is determined through the determination process that the display content is visually recognizable, and for causing the first display unit (13) to display a second display that is a surface display in a case where it is not determined through the determination process that the display content is visually recognizable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2022
    Publication date: December 22, 2022
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Taro SAITO, Takehiro KOGUCHI, Yukinori NISHIYAMA, Tomoharu SHIMADA
  • Publication number: 20210366423
    Abstract: A display control device performs a display control of motion picture data, and includes a specific image insertion control unit that performs an insertion control of displaying a specific image different from the motion picture data on a display unit in a period from displaying a first frame of the motion picture data on the display unit to displaying a second frame subsequent to the first frame of the motion picture data; and an insertion execution control unit that decides whether or not to execute the insertion control based on a moving amount of a moving object included in the motion picture data and an observation angle of one pixel of the motion picture data displayed on the display unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2021
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Kosuke TAKAHASHI, Takehiro KOGUCHI