Patents by Inventor Takushi Fujita

Takushi Fujita 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: 20220065634
    Abstract: A position and orientation calculation method performed by an information processing apparatus, the position and orientation calculation method includes comparing first route information of a plurality of environment maps including an acquisition position when a moving object or an acquisition apparatus mounted on the moving object acquires data with second route information acquired from a target moving object or an acquisition apparatus mounted on the target moving object whose position and orientation is to be calculated, and specifying a calculation environment map to be used for calculation of a position and orientation when the target moving object or the acquisition apparatus mounted on the target moving object acquires the data, from the plurality of environment maps, based on a result of the comparison.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2021
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: ASAKO KITAURA, Takushi Fujita
  • Publication number: 20220067964
    Abstract: A position and orientation calculation method includes comparing a first image feature of first image information included in a plurality of environment maps with a second image feature of second image information acquired from a moving object or an imaging apparatus of the moving object, and specifying a calculation environment map to be used for calculating a position and orientation of the moving object or the imaging apparatus of the moving object, among the plurality of environment maps, based on a result of the comparison.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2021
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Asako Kitaura, Takushi Fujita
  • Patent number: 11176701
    Abstract: A position estimation system includes one or more memories and one or more processors configured to acquire a first imaging position measured at a time of imaging a first image among a plurality of images imaged in time series, perform, based on a feature of the first image, calculation of a second imaging position of the first image, and perform, in accordance with a constraint condition that reduces a deviation between the first imaging position and the second imaging position, correction of at least one of the second imaging position or a three-dimensional position of a point included in the first image calculated based on the feature of the first image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Asako Kitaura, Takushi Fujita
  • Publication number: 20210335000
    Abstract: A camera height calculation method that causes a computer to execute a process, the process includes obtaining one or more images captured by an in-vehicle camera, extracting one or more feature points from the one or more images, identifying first feature points that exist over a road surface from the one or more feature points, and calculating a height of the in-vehicle camera from the road surface, based on positions of the identified first feature points.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2021
    Publication date: October 28, 2021
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Jun KANETAKE, Rie HASADA, Haruyuki ISHIDA, Takushi FUJITA
  • Publication number: 20210134034
    Abstract: A region clipping method for clipping a region of a target object out of an image is performed by a computer. The method includes: referencing a memory storing three-dimensional positional information of the target object; and calculating, by using information on an imaging position for the image and orientation for the image, the region of the target object within the image from the three-dimensional positional information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Ippei KUSAKARI, Asako KITAURA, Takushi FUJITA
  • Publication number: 20210095992
    Abstract: A non-transitory, computer-readable storage medium has stored therein a program for causing a processor to execute a process that includes: adjusting a difference between a first environment map created based on a feature of a given image among captured first time-series images and a second environment map created based on a feature of a given image among second time-series images captured separately from the first time-series images; comparing a position of an image related to a position and orientation calculated based on information on the first environment map with a position of an image related to a position and orientation calculated based on information on the second environment map, and calculating an adjustment value for adjusting a difference between the first environment map and the second environment map based on a result of the comparison.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Asako KITAURA, Takushi FUJITA
  • Patent number: 10735832
    Abstract: A method for data collection includes: executing a specification process for identifying a first apparatus from among a plurality of first apparatuses; executing a requesting process that includes transmitting a request to the identified first apparatus; executing a recording process for recording, in a storage, a first identifier of the identified first apparatus when a second apparatus does not receive a response from the identified first apparatus within a predetermined time after transmitting the request; executing a decision process for deciding, in response to an access from any of the plurality of first apparatuses, whether an identifier of the any of the plurality of first apparatuses matches the first identifier stored in the storage; and executing, when the identifier matches the first identifier stored in the storage, a re-requesting process for re-requesting data to the any of the plurality of first apparatuses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Satoshi Sano, Takushi Fujita, Asako Kitaura, Eishi Morimatsu
  • Patent number: 10679072
    Abstract: A moving-object position estimating system includes: a moving-object position estimating terminal apparatus that estimates a position a moving object; and an information storing apparatus, wherein the moving-object position estimating terminal apparatus: acquires an image in surroundings of the moving object; obtains feature point information regarding feature points of the acquired image; obtains photography environment information in surroundings of the feature points; associates the feature point information with the photography environment information to set the first environment map information; transmits, to the information storing apparatus, a request for retrieving second environment map information corresponding to the photography environment information in the first environment map information and sending back the second environment map information; and compares the feature point information included in the second environment map information with the feature point information included in the first e
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Takushi Fujita
  • Publication number: 20200134866
    Abstract: A position estimation system includes one or more memories and one or more processors configured to acquire a first imaging position measured at a time of imaging a first image among a plurality of images imaged in time series, perform, based on a feature of the first image, calculation of a second imaging position of the first image, and perform, in accordance with a constraint condition that reduces a deviation between the first imaging position and the second imaging position, correction of at least one of the second imaging position or a three-dimensional position of a point included in the first image calculated based on the feature of the first image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: ASAKO KITAURA, Takushi Fujita
  • Publication number: 20190349651
    Abstract: A method for data collection includes: executing a specification process for identifying a first apparatus from among a plurality of first apparatuses; executing a requesting process that includes transmitting a request to the identified first apparatus; executing a recording process for recording, in a storage, a first identifier of the identified first apparatus when a second apparatus does not receive a response from the identified first apparatus within a predetermined time after transmitting the request; executing a decision process for deciding, in response to an access from any of the plurality of first apparatuses, whether an identifier of the any of the plurality of first apparatuses matches the first identifier stored in the storage; and executing, when the identifier matches the first identifier stored in the storage, a re-requesting process for re-requesting data to the any of the plurality of first apparatuses.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2019
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Satoshi Sano, Takushi Fujita, ASAKO KITAURA, Eishi MORIMATSU
  • Publication number: 20190347489
    Abstract: An apparatus determines a correlation between a categorization result that is obtained by categorizing collecting information into at least two groups and a result that is obtained by filtering the collecting information by accompanying information, where the collecting information is collected from an information collecting apparatus that collects information concerning a mobile body. Based on the determined correlation, the apparatus determines new accompanying information that is to be mounted in the information collecting apparatus, from the accompanying information, and distributes the determined new accompanying information to the information collecting apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2019
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: ASAKO KITAURA, Satoshi Sano, Takushi Fujita, Eishi MORIMATSU
  • Publication number: 20190316923
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes: a memory; and a processor coupled to the memory and configured to: refer to first information that indicates a traveling locus of a vehicle and second information that indicates a risk latent in an area; count a distance which is traveled by the vehicle along a route included in the area and a number of times of unsafe driving movements which are taken by the vehicle while traveling on the route; calculate risk tolerance of a driver against the risk on the basis of the counted distance and number of times; and correct a passage cost between two points on a route using the risk and the risk tolerance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Toshiaki Ando, Takushi Fujita
  • Patent number: 10282987
    Abstract: A method for driving support includes: collecting driving information from a terminal mounted on a vehicle driven by a driver, the driving information including data acquired by the terminal during the vehicle is driven by the driver; evaluating a degree of safe driving of the driver in accordance with the driving information; determining whether driving behavior of the driver varies based on the driving information when the driver is a person for whom a degree of safe driving is evaluated higher than a threshold; executing a determination process for determining that a road section identified by the driving information is in a condition turning into bad road when the driving behavior is determined as being varied in accordance with the driving information; and updating road surface condition information that indicates a road surface condition in the road section, based on a result of determination in the determination process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Aoki, Takushi Fujita
  • Publication number: 20180225524
    Abstract: A moving-object position estimating system includes: a moving-object position estimating terminal apparatus that estimates a position a moving object; and an information storing apparatus, wherein the moving-object position estimating terminal apparatus: acquires an image in surroundings of the moving object; obtains feature point information regarding feature points of the acquired image; obtains photography environment information in surroundings of the feature points; associates the feature point information with the photography environment information to set the first environment map information; transmits, to the information storing apparatus, a request for retrieving second environment map information corresponding to the photography environment information in the first environment map information and sending back the second environment map information; and compares the feature point information included in the second environment map information with the feature point information included in the first e
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Takushi Fujita
  • Publication number: 20180224288
    Abstract: An action option presentation apparatus includes a memory, a processor coupled to the memory and configured to extract one or more action options based on route information from a departure location to a destination location that is extracted from departure location information and destination location information, and also based on information indicating one or more places at which to drop in during a period of time before travel starts in accordance with the route information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Takushi FUJITA, Taizo ANAN, Takuro IKEDA
  • Publication number: 20180218598
    Abstract: A method for driving support includes: collecting driving information from a terminal mounted on a vehicle driven by a driver, the driving information including data acquired by the terminal during the vehicle is driven by the driver; evaluating a degree of safe driving of the driver in accordance with the driving information; determining whether driving behavior of the driver varies based on the driving information when the driver is a person for whom a degree of safe driving is evaluated higher than a threshold; executing a determination process for determining that a road section identified by the driving information is in a condition turning into bad road when the driving behavior is determined as being varied in accordance with the driving information; and updating road surface condition information that indicates a road surface condition in the road section, based on a result of determination in the determination process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2018
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Yasuhiro AOKI, Takushi Fujita
  • Publication number: 20160125662
    Abstract: When plural users, including users with different disembarkation points, are using, by ride-sharing, a vehicle of a passenger transportation service that determines a fare according to at least one of usage distance or usage time, a payment amount of a passenger disembarking at a disembarkation point at which a user disembarks is calculated, based on a number of disembarking passengers at the disembarkation point, a number of passengers before disembarkation at the disembarkation point, a balance of the fare to the disembarkation point minus a paid or collected payment amount, and a compensation rate for a subsequently disembarking user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2015
    Publication date: May 5, 2016
    Inventors: Takushi Fujita, Takuro Ikeda, Eiji Kitagawa, Taizo ANAN
  • Publication number: 20160048777
    Abstract: A reservation management apparatus obtains reservation information including reserved trip information indicating a vehicle trip that has not departed and is reserved by one of a plurality of users and reserving user information indicating the user. The reservation management apparatus determines one or more other users who are associated with the same trip information as the user, with reference to history information associating information about users who took vehicle trips that were operated with different departure dates and times in the past with trip information indicating the vehicle trips. The reservation management apparatus outputs other user information indicating at least some of the determined other users in association with the reservation information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2014
    Publication date: February 18, 2016
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Eiji KITAGAWA, Takushi FUJITA, Takuro IKEDA
  • Publication number: 20150278712
    Abstract: A method included accepting information on a desired ride place in ride sharing and information on a desired drop-off place in the ride sharing; identifying an amount of change in at least one of travel time and travel distance in case that a past travel path of a candidate vehicle for the ride sharing is changed to a travel path that passes through the desired ride place and the desired drop-off place; and sending a request for the ride sharing to a terminal corresponding to the candidate vehicle in accordance with the identified amount of change.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2014
    Publication date: October 1, 2015
    Inventors: Takushi Fujita, Eiji Kitagawa, Takuro Ikeda
  • Patent number: 8907950
    Abstract: A driving simulation apparatus includes an input unit that receives an input of an operation instruction, a vehicle simulation unit that calculates a position and an orientation of a vehicle in a virtual environment in real-time, a camera state calculation unit that calculates a viewpoint position and a viewing direction of a on-vehicle wide-angle camera based on the position and the orientation of the vehicle, and a wide-angle camera simulation unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Assignee: Fujitsu Limited
    Inventors: Ryosuke Miyata, Takushi Fujita