Patents by Inventor Tatsuya Hama

Tatsuya Hama 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: 20210021766
    Abstract: An image capturing apparatus that includes one or more image sensors configured to capture a plurality of images and store the captured images in a memory. The apparatus also includes a circuitry that detects an input trigger and continues to capture new images in response to the trigger. The numbers of new images captured are equal in magnitude to half the magnitude of the capacity of the memory. The first new image captured after detecting the trigger is tagged as a reference image. In response to the number of new images captured, the sensors are deactivated and the reference image is displayed immediately on a display panel. On detecting an input operation, the apparatus displays a target image from the plurality of images captured in a quick and efficient manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2020
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Junichi KOSAKA, Kenichi YONEDA, Hidehiro KOMATSU, Tatsuya HAMA, Miyuki SHIRAKAWA, Keiichi YOSHIOKA
  • Patent number: 10866689
    Abstract: To indirectly express a state change of an information processing apparatus. An information processing apparatus includes a display control unit that generates a display screen including a background object, and the display control unit moves the background object in accordance with a state change of the information processing apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: SONY MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS INC.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Hama, Shoichiro Moriya, Takahiro Kawaguchi
  • Patent number: 10812726
    Abstract: An image capturing apparatus that includes one or more image sensors configured to capture a plurality of images and store the captured images in a memory. The apparatus also includes a circuitry that detects an input trigger and continues to capture new images in response to the trigger. The numbers of new images captured are equal in magnitude to half the magnitude of the capacity of the memory. The first new image captured after detecting the trigger is tagged as a reference image. In response to the number of new images captured, the sensors are deactivated and the reference image is displayed immediately on a display panel. On detecting an input operation, the apparatus displays a target image from the plurality of images captured in a quick and efficient manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Junichi Kosaka, Kenichi Yoneda, Hidehiro Komatsu, Tatsuya Hama, Miyuki Shirakawa, Keiichi Yoshioka
  • Publication number: 20200050343
    Abstract: To indirectly express a state change of an information processing apparatus. An information processing apparatus includes a display control unit that generates a display screen including a background object, and the display control unit moves the background object in accordance with a state change of the information processing apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Mobile Communications Inc.
    Inventors: Tatsuya HAMA, Shoichiro MORIYA, Takahiro KAWAGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20190364215
    Abstract: An image capturing apparatus that includes one or more image sensors configured to capture a plurality of images and store the captured images in a memory. The apparatus also includes a circuitry that detects an input trigger and continues to capture new images in response to the trigger. The numbers of new images captured are equal in magnitude to half the magnitude of the capacity of the memory. The first new image captured after detecting the trigger is tagged as a reference image. In response to the number of new images captured, the sensors are deactivated and the reference image is displayed immediately on a display panel. On detecting an input operation, the apparatus displays a target image from the plurality of images captured in a quick and efficient manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2019
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Junichi KOSAKA, Kenichi YONEDA, Hidehiro KOMATSU, Tatsuya HAMA, Miyuki SHIRAKAWA, Keiichi YOSHIOKA
  • Patent number: 10460093
    Abstract: There is provided a terminal device including: a detector configured to detect start of an authentication process for authenticating a user; and a display controller configured to display, during the authentication process, an authentication process screen by using a first image included in a first display screen that is displayed after the authentication process succeeds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tatsuya Hama, Alvaro Arregui Falcon
  • Patent number: 10419677
    Abstract: An image capturing apparatus that includes one or more image sensors configured to capture a plurality of images and store the captured images in a memory. The apparatus also includes a circuitry that detects an input trigger and continues to capture new images in response to the trigger. The numbers of new images captured are equal in magnitude to half the magnitude of the capacity of the memory. The first new image captured after detecting the trigger is tagged as a reference image. In response to the number of new images captured, the sensors are deactivated and the reference image is displayed immediately on a display panel. On detecting an input operation, the apparatus displays a target image from the plurality of images captured in a quick and efficient manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Junichi Kosaka, Kenichi Yoneda, Hidehiro Komatsu, Tatsuya Hama, Miyuki Shirakawa, Keiichi Yoshioka
  • Publication number: 20170242993
    Abstract: There is provided a terminal device including: a detector configured to detect start of an authentication process for authenticating a user; and a display controller configured to display, during the authentication process, an authentication process screen by using a first image included in a first display screen that is displayed after the authentication process succeeds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2017
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Applicant: SONY MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS INC.
    Inventors: Tatsuya HAMA, Alvaro Arregui FALCON
  • Publication number: 20160212351
    Abstract: An image capturing apparatus that includes one or more image sensors configured to capture a plurality of images and store the captured images in a memory. The apparatus also includes a circuitry that detects an input trigger and continues to capture new images in response to the trigger. The numbers of new images captured are equal in magnitude to half the magnitude of the capacity of the memory. The first new image captured after detecting the trigger is tagged as a reference image. In response to the number of new images captured, the sensors are deactivated and the reference image is displayed immediately on a display panel. On detecting an input operation, the apparatus displays a target image from the plurality of images captured in a quick and efficient manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2016
    Publication date: July 21, 2016
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Junichi KOSAKA, Kenichi YONEDA, Hidehiro KOMATSU, Tatsuya HAMA, Miyuki SHIRAKAWA, Keiichi YOSHIOKA
  • Patent number: 9319589
    Abstract: An image capturing apparatus that includes one or more image sensors configured to capture a plurality of images and store the captured images in a memory. The apparatus also includes a circuitry that detects an input trigger and continues to capture new images in response to the trigger. The numbers of new images captured are equal in magnitude to half the magnitude of the capacity of the memory. The first new image captured after detecting the trigger is tagged as a reference image. In response to the number of new images captured, the sensors are deactivated and the reference image is displayed immediately on a display panel. On detecting an input operation, the apparatus displays a target image from the plurality of images captured in a quick and efficient manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Junichi Kosaka, Kenichi Yoneda, Hidehiro Komatsu, Tatsuya Hama, Miyuki Shirakawa, Keiichi Yoshioka
  • Patent number: 9298820
    Abstract: A terminal device includes circuitry configured to acquire designated image data stored in a memory. The circuitry may sort the designated image data based on a time at which the designated image data was captured. The circuitry may divide the sorted image data into a plurality of time slots and calculate, based on features of the designated image data corresponding to each time slot of the plurality of time slots, a time slot score for each of the plurality of time slots. The circuitry may allocate, based on the time slot score, a portion of a digest video to each of the plurality of time slots. The circuitry may generate, for each time slot, a local digest video by assigning an amount of the designated image data to the local digest video corresponding to the time slot, and generate the digest video by connecting the generated local digest videos.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2016
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Junichi Kosaka, Tatsuya Hama, Kenichi Yoneda, Takamoto Tsuda, Yukiko Akiyama
  • Publication number: 20160048271
    Abstract: [Object] To provide a method of enabling a user to select a desired playlist easily from among a plurality of playlists [Solution] Provided is an information processing device including: a playlist acquisition unit configured to acquire a plurality of playlists each including content, and list evaluation information for each playlist; and a display control unit configured to cause a selection screen for selecting one playlist from among the acquired plurality of playlists to be displayed. On the selection screen, the display control unit adds a virtual object based on the list evaluation information for each playlist and causes the virtual object to be displayed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2014
    Publication date: February 18, 2016
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Katsuya HYODO, Takashi KITAO, Kenichi YAMAURA, Nobuhiro JOGANO, Kazuto NISHIZAWA, Tatsuya HAMA
  • Publication number: 20150104147
    Abstract: A terminal device includes circuitry configured to acquire designated image data stored in a memory. The circuitry may sort the designated image data based on a time at which the designated image data was captured. The circuitry may divide the sorted image data into a plurality of time slots and calculate, based on features of the designated image data corresponding to each time slot of the plurality of time slots, a time slot score for each of the plurality of time slots. The circuitry may allocate, based on the time slot score, a portion of a digest video to each of the plurality of time slots. The circuitry may generate, for each time slot, a local digest video by assigning an amount of the designated image data to the local digest video corresponding to the time slot, and generate the digest video by connecting the generated local digest videos.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2013
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Junichi KOSAKA, Tatsuya HAMA, Kenichi YONEDA, Takamoto TSUDA, Yukiko AKIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20140354850
    Abstract: An image capturing apparatus that includes one or more image sensors configured to capture a plurality of images and store the captured images in a memory. The apparatus also includes a circuitry that detects an input trigger and continues to capture new images in response to the trigger. The numbers of new images captured are equal in magnitude to half the magnitude of the capacity of the memory. The first new image captured after detecting the trigger is tagged as a reference image. In response to the number of new images captured, the sensors are deactivated and the reference image is displayed immediately on a display panel. On detecting an input operation, the apparatus displays a target image from the plurality of images captured in a quick and efficient manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2013
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junichi KOSAKA, Kenichi Yoneda, Hidehiro Komatsu, Tatsuya Hama, Miyuki Shirakawa, Keiichi Yoshioka
  • Patent number: 8631344
    Abstract: There is provided a novel menu selection method in a mobile phone. Also provided is a cursor displaying method with which a user can intuitively recognize a moving direction and moving speed. In addition, a novel scrollbar with which the user can recognize, in a case of displaying menus beyond a display screen, a range currently displayed on a display screen among all the menus and a current cursor position within the menus displayed on the current display screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2014
    Assignees: Sony Corporation, Sony Mobile Communications, Inc.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Hama, Tetsuya Kohno, Satomi Yonezawa, Ikuo Terado, Takamoto Tsuda, Katsunori Miura, Kazuhiro Kondo, Yukako Morimoto
  • Patent number: 8332779
    Abstract: There is provided a novel menu selection method in a mobile phone. Also provided is a cursor displaying method with which a user can intuitively recognize a moving direction and moving speed. In addition, a novel scrollbar with which the user can recognize, in a case of displaying menus beyond a display screen, a range currently displayed on a display screen among all the menus and a current cursor position within the menus displayed on the current display screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2012
    Assignees: Sony Corporation, Sony Mobile Communications Japan, Inc.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Hama, Tetsuya Kohno, Satomi Yonezawa, Ikuo Terado, Takamoto Tsuda, Katsunori Miura, Kazuhiro Kondo, Yukako Morimoto
  • Patent number: 7975237
    Abstract: There is provided a novel menu selection method in a mobile phone. Also provided is a cursor displaying method with which a user can intuitively recognize a moving direction and moving speed. In addition, a novel scrollbar with which the user can recognize, in a case of displaying menus beyond a display screen, a range currently displayed on a display screen among all the menus and a current cursor position within the menus displayed on the current display screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2011
    Assignees: Sony Corporation, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Japan, Inc.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Hama, Tetsuya Kohno, Satomi Yonezawa, Ikuo Terado, Takamoto Tsuda, Katsunori Miura, Kazuhiro Kondo, Yukako Morimoto
  • Publication number: 20110145756
    Abstract: There is provided a novel menu selection method in a mobile phone. Also provided is a cursor displaying method with which a user can intuitively recognize a moving direction and moving speed. In addition, a novel scrollbar with which the user can recognize, in a case of displaying menus beyond a display screen, a range currently displayed on a display screen among all the menus and a current cursor position within the menus displayed on the current display screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2011
    Publication date: June 16, 2011
    Inventors: Tatsuya HAMA, Tetsuya Kohno, Satomi Yonezawa, Ikuo Terado, Takamoto Tsuda, Katsunori Miura, Kazuhiro Kondo, Yukako Morimoto
  • Patent number: D911385
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Akagawa, Shinichi Iriya, Yoshihito Ohki, Makoto Imamura, Takahiro Kawaguchi, Masanori Matsushima, Goro Takaki, Tatsuya Hama, Kazuma Takahashi, Katsuji Miyazawa, Daisuke Sato, Shoichiro Moriya, Takamoto Tsuda
  • Patent number: D912084
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tatsuya Hama, Jia Han, Motoki Kobayashi, Masao Kondo, Kenichi Yamaura