Patents by Inventor Takeshi Koda

Takeshi Koda 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).

  • Patent number: 7616541
    Abstract: A write-once-type recording medium (10) is provided with: a data area (11) to record therein record data; and a plurality of management areas in which a plurality of types of management information for managing the record data and index information for indicating newest management information can be recorded a plurality of times, each of the plurality of management areas having a setup area for recording therein a management information block including a plurality of types of management information constructed from the newest management information and the index information indicating the plurality of types of management information constructed from the newest management information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2009
    Assignee: Pioneer Corporation
    Inventors: Masayoshi Yoshida, Takeshi Koda
  • Patent number: 7613078
    Abstract: An information recording medium is provided with: an object data file for storing object data which constitutes a series of content information, such as picture information and audio information, and a play list information file for storing play list information which defines a reproduction sequence of the object data by a unit of a play list. The information recording medium is further provided with a disc information file for storing a plurality of title play lists including, (i) play list specification information for specifying the play list information which defines the play list to be reproduced, (ii) Pre command information, and (iii) Post command information, which indicate a command to be executed before and after the reproduction, respectively, based on the play list information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2005
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2009
    Assignee: Pioneer Corporation
    Inventors: Tohru Kanegae, Masanori Nakahara, Takeshi Koda, Yasuko Fukuda, Takao Sawabe, Nobuyuki Takakuwa, Akira Imamura
  • Publication number: 20090268596
    Abstract: An information recording medium (100) is provided with: a data recording area (105, 115) to which one attribute, which corresponds to recorded data, of a plurality of types of attributes is given in each of segmentized area units; and an address recording area (1031, 1032) to record therein an address (AD0-1, AD1-1) of an edge portion on an outermost side of a recording area, which is a continuous recording area to which a data area attribute of the plurality of types of attributes is given and which is a recording area closest to an edge portion on an innermost side of said data recording area, the data area attribute indicating a status that user data is recorded as the data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2006
    Publication date: October 29, 2009
    Applicant: Pioneer Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi Koda, Keiji Katata, Masahiro Kato, Masayoshi Yoshida, Masahiro Miura, Eiji Muramatsu, Shoji Taniguchi
  • Publication number: 20090268594
    Abstract: An information recording medium (100) includes a first recording area (no-wobbling section) where control information which is clock information (Wobble) or address information (LPP) for recording or reproducing record information is not pre-formatted and a second recording area (wobbling section) where the control information is pre-formatted. In the first recording area, a part or whole of management information (FS1a) for managing recording position or the reproduction position of the recording information is pre-recorded.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2006
    Publication date: October 29, 2009
    Applicant: PIONEER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuo Kuroda, Tsuyoshi Hasebe, Takeshi Koda, Eisaku Kawano
  • Publication number: 20090262628
    Abstract: A hologram recording apparatus (300) records record information into a hologram recording medium (100) on which a hologram recording layer (11) and a position information recording layer (13). The hologram recording apparatus is provided with: a first recording device (101) for recording the record information into the hologram recording layer; and a second recording device (121) for setting an area portion of the position information recording layer in a recorded state, the area portion of the position information recording layer corresponding to an area portion of the hologram recording layer in which the record information is recorded.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2006
    Publication date: October 22, 2009
    Inventors: Takeshi Koda, Nobuyuki Takakuwa, Yasuko Fukuda, Kazuo Kuroda
  • Patent number: 7606474
    Abstract: An information record medium includes a file for storing object data composing of a plurality of packets and further includes an object information file for storing corresponding definition information to control reproduction of the object data. The object data is interleaved in an angle block and the object information file further stores unit address information to indicate an address of each interleaved unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2009
    Assignee: Pioneer Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuko Fukuda, Nobuyuki Takakuwa, Takao Sawabe, Tohru Kanegae, Masanori Nakahara, Takeshi Koda
  • Patent number: 7602681
    Abstract: On a write-once-type recording medium 10, there are provided: a definite defect management area 13 to definitely record therein defect management information; and a plurality of temporary defect management areas 14A, 14B, and 14C to temporarily record therein the defect management information. If the recording medium 10 is not yet finalized, every time the defect management information is updated, the updated defect management information is recorded into any one of the plurality of temporary defect management areas. Moreover, a status information recording area 15 is provided on the recording medium 10, and status information for indicating the temporary defect management area in which there is the defect management information recorded at last is recorded into the status information recording area 15. By referring to the status information, it is possible to quickly specify the defect management information recorded at last.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2009
    Assignee: Pioneer Corporation
    Inventors: Masayoshi Yoshida, Takeshi Koda, Akira Imamura
  • Patent number: 7602683
    Abstract: An information recording apparatus includes: a recording device capable of recording information into a data area of an information recording medium, by irradiating laser light, in conformity with a predetermined error correction method; an optimum-recording-power detecting device for obtaining an optimum recording power of the laser light, by recording test writing data into a data area portion with a length which is equal to or less than an allowable defect length in the predetermined error correction method, within the data area, by using the recording device; and a controlling device for controlling the recording device to record the information into the data area with the obtained optimum recording power.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2009
    Assignee: Pioneer Corporation
    Inventors: Keiji Katata, Takeshi Koda, Masayoshi Yoshida
  • Patent number: 7599258
    Abstract: An information recording medium is provided with: a recording area divided into a plurality of partial areas; and an information area for recording therein (i) management information for managing recording conditions of the plurality of partial areas at least for each of the plurality of partial areas and (ii) reliability information for indicating reliability of the management information for each of the plurality of partial areas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2009
    Assignee: Pioneer Corporation
    Inventors: Masayoshi Yoshida, Takeshi Koda, Keiji Katata
  • Patent number: 7555203
    Abstract: An entire stream containing a plurality of partial streams each consisting of content information is multiple-recorded on packet basis on an information recording medium. The information recording medium includes a file for storing object data consisting of a plurality of packets each containing a content information piece and further includes a file for storing information defining a reproduction sequence of object data and information indicating discontinuity of continuous numbers caused by absence of a packet during edition of continuous numbers of a plurality of packets corresponding to the recording order during multiple recording.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2009
    Assignee: Pioneer Corporation
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Takakuwa, Takeshi Koda, Tohru Kanegae, Masanori Nakahara, Takao Sawabe, Yasuko Fukuda
  • Patent number: 7551542
    Abstract: On an information recording medium, an entire stream including a plurality of portion streams, each of which is provided with content information including still picture information, is multiplexed-and-recorded by a unit of packet. The information recording medium is provided with a file for storing object data, which is provided with a plurality of packets, each of which stores therein a piece of the content information. The information recording medium is further provided with a file for storing information which defines a reproduction sequence of the object data. The object data includes packets, each packet storing therein a piece of respective one of still picture information sets, the still picture information set including still picture information and control information thereof. A display control to the still picture information included in one still picture information set is described by the control information included in another still picture information set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2006
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2009
    Assignee: Pioneer Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi Koda, Nobuyuki Takakuwa, Tohru Kanegae, Masanori Nakahara, Takao Sawabe, Yasuko Fukuda, Akira Imamura
  • Patent number: 7551844
    Abstract: On an information recording medium, an entire stream including a plurality of portion streams, each of which is provided with content information, is multiplexed-and-recorded by a unit of packet. The information recording medium is provided with a file for storing object data, which is provided with a plurality of packets, each of which stores therein a piece of the content information. The information recording medium is further provided with a file for storing information which defines a reproduction sequence of the object data and a file for storing information for indicating a discontinuous condition of a serial number of the plurality of packets corresponding to a recording order upon multiplexing-and-recording. The discontinuous condition is generated by a lack of the packet upon editing, with respect to the serial number.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2009
    Assignee: Pioneer Corporation
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Takakuwa, Takeshi Koda, Tohru Kanegae, Masanori Nakahara, Takao Sawabe, Yasuko Fukuda, Akira Imamura
  • Publication number: 20090141323
    Abstract: A hologram recording apparatus (300) is provided with: a recording device (100) for recording record information into a hologram recording medium (1); a measuring device (325) for measuring a time elapsed from when the recording of the record information is stopped to when the recording of the record information is restarted; a first controlling device (354) for controlling the recording device to multiplex-record the record information, if the measured elapsed time is shorter than a time length in which the record information can be multiplex-recorded; and a second controlling device (354) for controlling the recording device not to multiplex-record the record information, if the measured elapsed time is longer than the time length in which the record information can be multiplex-recorded.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2006
    Publication date: June 4, 2009
    Inventors: Takeshi Koda, Nobuyuki Takakuwa, Yasuko Fukuda, Kazuo Kuroda
  • Patent number: 7542660
    Abstract: An information recording medium is provided with: an object data file for storing object data which constitutes a series of content information, such as picture information and audio information, and a play list information file for storing play list information which defines a reproduction sequence of the object data by a unit of a play list. The information recording medium is further provided with a disc information file for storing a plurality of title play lists including, (i) play list specification information for specifying the play list information which defines the play list to be reproduced, (ii) Pre command information, and (iii) Post command information, which indicate a command to be executed before and after the reproduction, respectively, based on the play list information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2005
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2009
    Assignee: Pioneer Corporation
    Inventors: Tohru Kanegae, Masanori Nakahara, Takeshi Koda, Yasuko Fukuda, Takao Sawabe, Nobuyuki Takakuwa, Akira Imamura
  • Patent number: 7539104
    Abstract: At least a first recording layer (L0 layer) and a second recording layer (l,1 layer) are provided. In the first recording layer, a first recording track path (a groove: a guiding groove) is formed for recording recording information. The second recording layer is arranged on the first recording layer and has a second recording track path (a groove: a guiding groove) formed in an opposite direction to the first recording track path for recording recording information. On an edge part on one side of the second recording layer, a first buffer area (103-1) is previously formed as a pre-recording area by an embossed pit (in the case of DVD-RW) or by a pit formed by recording laser irradiation (in the case of DVD-R).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2009
    Assignee: Pioneer Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuo Kuroda, Takeshi Koda
  • Patent number: 7529159
    Abstract: There is provided an information recording device for recoding information onto an information recording medium including a first recording layer (L0 layer) having a first recording capacity and a second recording layer (L1 layer) having a second recording capacity. The information recording device includes: write means capable of writing information onto the first and the second recording layer; calculation means for calculating a loopback address used when recording information subsequently after the first recording layer and the second recording layer according to the all information amount and the first and the second recording capacity; and control means for controlling the write means so that (I) a first part of the information is written up to this loopback address (1AFFFFh) onto the first recording layer and (II) the remaining second part of the information is written, starting from the corresponding address (E50000h) of the second recording layer corresponding to the loopback address.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2009
    Assignee: Pioneer Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi Koda, Keiji Katata, Masayoshi Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20090108846
    Abstract: A combustion state detection apparatus for an internal combustion engine, includes convexity detection means (30) for detecting that domain within the detection interval in which the change shape of the ionic current is upwardly convex, on the basis of the ionic current data extracted by data extraction means (20), and preignition decision means (40) including comparison setting means for setting a comparison value with which the upwardly convex domain is compared, and functioning to decide the occurrence of the preignition or the premonitory phenomenon thereof when the upwardly convex domain lies at a timing earlier than the comparison value, wherein the convexity detection means (30) includes leak current judgment means for judging the appearance of a leak current across electrodes, and it enables the detection of the upwardly convex domain when the appearance of the leak current has been judged.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2008
    Publication date: April 30, 2009
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi KODA, Takahiko Inada, Kimihiko Tanaya
  • Patent number: 7505381
    Abstract: An information recording medium (100) is provided with: a user data area (108) for recording therein record data; a plurality of temporary defect management areas (104, 105) for temporarily recording therein defect management information (120) which is a basis of defect management for a defect in the data area; and a flag area (111) for recording therein distinction information for distinguishing a temporary defect management area in which the defect management information that is effective is recorded, from the plurality of temporary defect management areas, the distinction information being recorded as a type of a combination pattern of an area set to be in a recorded condition and an area left to be in an unrecorded condition according to a predetermined rule, in the flag area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2009
    Assignee: Pioneer Corporation
    Inventors: Masayoshi Yoshida, Takeshi Koda, Keiji Katata
  • Patent number: 7502296
    Abstract: As an information recording medium, an optical disc such as a DVD-R and the like, is applicable. The optical disc has a recording structure which includes a lead-in area, a lead-out area and a user data area. The lead-in area includes control information area having control information data, such as an address of recording data. Moreover, the control information area includes a predetermined remaining quantity area. Until recorded control information data does not reach the predetermined remaining quantity area, when the data is recorded on the optical disc, the newest control information data is additionally recorded in the control information area every time the optical disc is ejected. On the other hand, after the control information data reaches the predetermined remaining quantity area, the newest control information data is additionally recorded in the control information area only when additional recording data larger than a predetermined quantity is recorded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2009
    Assignee: Pioneer Corporation
    Inventors: Masayoshi Yoshida, Takeshi Koda, Keiji Katata
  • Patent number: 7496805
    Abstract: A plurality of defect management areas (14A, 14B, 14C) are arranged on a write once type recording medium (10). Spare areas (12, 13) are divided into a plurality of partial spare areas (12A to 13B) and the defect list (21) is divided into partial defect lists (21A to 21D) so as to correspond to this. When recording data is recorded in a partial spare area, only the partial defect list corresponding to the partial spare area is recorded in the defect management area. In one defect management area, all the defect lists constituting the latest defect list are recorded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2004
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2009
    Assignee: Pioneer Corporation
    Inventors: Masayoshi Yoshida, Takeshi Koda