Patents by Inventor Tatsuya Nagase

Tatsuya Nagase 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: 11184411
    Abstract: A communication terminal that receives at least one of image data and audio data from at least one other communication terminal via a network, the communication terminal including circuitry to generate log data in response to occurrence of an event at the communication terminal, and transmit the generated log data to an accumulation apparatus each time the event occurs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Terayama, Kenichiro Morita, Tatsuya Nagase, Takashi Hasegawa, Shoichiro Kanematsu, Yoshikazu Goto
  • Patent number: 11108694
    Abstract: A communication system includes a plurality of communication terminals to transmit communication information and a communication controller. Each of the communication terminals includes: a generator to generate log information on communication between the communication terminals; a storage to store log information generated by the generator; and a transmitter to upload log information that is capable of being uploaded depending on a communication line band used for the communication information. The communication controller includes a communication management server configured to control transmission of the communication information and a log upload server, wherein the communication controller is configured to distribute the log information uploaded by the transmitter to the log upload server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Yuuta Hamada, Kazuhiro Terayama, Tatsuya Nagase
  • Patent number: 11057474
    Abstract: A communication terminal includes a memory, an interface, and circuitry. The communication terminal is one of a plurality of communication terminals each of which receives a request for communication start from a source communication terminal. The memory stores identification information of the source terminal in response to the request for communication start. The interface responds to the request for communication start, and receives a request for communication establishment from the source terminal. The request for communication establishment is transmitted from the source terminal when the source terminal selects the communication terminal from the plurality of communication terminals each of which responds to the request for communication start.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Nagase, Takashi Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 10630736
    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: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi Homma, Tatsuya Nagase, Yoichiro Matsuno, Takahiro Asai
  • Publication number: 20200067992
    Abstract: A communication terminal that receives at least one of image data and audio data from at least one other communication terminal via a network, the communication terminal including circuitry to generate log data in response to occurrence of an event at the communication terminal, and transmit the generated log data to an accumulation apparatus each time the event occurs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: KAZUHIRO TERAYAMA, KENICHIRO MORITA, TATSUYA NAGASE, TAKASHI HASEGAWA, SHOICHIRO KANEMATSU, YOSHIKAZU GOTO
  • Patent number: 10547607
    Abstract: A management system for managing at least one function to be executed in a communication terminal. The management system includes a reception unit that receives identification information about the communication terminal from the communication terminal; a storage unit that stores a service period set for each of functions associated with pieces of identification information about communication terminals; a specification unit that specifies, from the functions associated with the received identification information, functions within the service periods; and a transmission unit that transmits function information indicating the specified functions to the communication terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Hinohara, Osamu Takayasu, Tatsuya Nagase
  • Publication number: 20190334916
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a first communications connector configured to implement first data communications connection between a first transmission terminal specified by first identification information and a second transmission terminal specified by second identification information when authentication of the first transmission terminal is established, an identification information acquisition part configured to acquire third identification information and fourth identification information by referring to correspondence information registering the third identification information in association with the first identification information, and the fourth identification information in association with the second identification information when acquiring a second data communications connecting request including the first identification information and the second identification information from the first transmission terminal, and a connection request part configured to transmit the second data
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Inventors: Takahiro ASAI, Osamu Takayasu, Tatsuya Nagase
  • Publication number: 20190306063
    Abstract: A communication system includes a plurality of communication terminals to transmit communication information and a communication controller. Each of the communication terminals includes: a generator to generate log information on communication between the communication terminals; a storage to store log information generated by the generator; and a transmitter to upload log information that is capable of being uploaded depending on a communication line band used for the communication information. The communication controller is configured to distribute the uploaded log information to a server different from a server to control transmission of the communication information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Yuuta HAMADA, Kazuhiro Terayama, Tatsuya Nagase
  • Patent number: 10425418
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a first communications connector configured to implement first data communications connection between a first transmission terminal specified by first identification information and a second transmission terminal specified by second identification information when authentication of the first transmission terminal is established, an identification information acquisition part configured to acquire third identification information and fourth identification information by referring to correspondence information registering the third identification information in association with the first identification information, and the fourth identification information in association with the second identification information when acquiring a second data communications connecting request including the first identification information and the second identification information from the first transmission terminal, and a connection request part configured to transmit the second data
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiro Asai, Osamu Takayasu, Tatsuya Nagase
  • Patent number: 10177864
    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: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Nagase, Takahiro Asai, Yoichiro Matsuno, Takeshi Homma
  • Patent number: 10163138
    Abstract: Example embodiments of the present invention include a communication management system, which stores, for each one of one or more values of quality parameter of content data, an additional charge fee to be added to a basic charge fee for providing a service to transmit content data having the value of quality parameter, receives a request for changing the quality parameter of content data from a currently set value to a value selected by a user at a communication terminal, obtains an additional charge fee associated with the selected value of quality parameter from the memory, and calculates an updated charge fee for transmitting content data having the selected value of quality parameter based on the obtained additional charge fee, and transmits the updated charge fee to the communication terminal for display to the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Nagase, Takahiro Asai
  • Publication number: 20180167465
    Abstract: A communication terminal includes a memory, an interface, and circuitry. The communication terminal is one of a plurality of communication terminals each of which receives a request for communication start from a source communication terminal. The memory stores identification information of the source terminal in response to the request for communication start. The interface responds to the request for communication start, and receives a request for communication establishment from the source terminal. The request for communication establishment is transmitted from the source terminal when the source terminal selects the communication terminal from the plurality of communication terminals each of which responds to the request for communication start.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Inventors: Tatsuya NAGASE, Takashi Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 9986204
    Abstract: A transmission terminal connected in communication with another transmission terminal via a network. The transmission terminal includes a reception part that externally receives data to be displayed for being displayed on a display part connected with the transmission terminal; a terminal information acquisition part that acquires terminal information of the other transmission terminal which transmits the data to be displayed, received by the reception part, from an information storage area previously associated with the transmission terminal; and an image display control part that displays the data to be displayed, received by the reception part, and the terminal information acquired by the terminal information acquisition part in a manner of associating them with one another on the display part in a manner depending on a type of the data to be displayed, received by the reception part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Nagase, Yoshinaga Kato
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: 20170214681
    Abstract: A management system for managing at least one function to be executed in a communication terminal. The management system includes a reception unit that receives identification information about the communication terminal from the communication terminal; a storage unit that stores a service period set for each of functions associated with pieces of identification information about communication terminals; a specification unit that specifies, from the functions associated with the received identification information, functions within the service periods; and a transmission unit that transmits function information indicating the specified functions to the communication terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2015
    Publication date: July 27, 2017
    Inventors: Hiroshi HINOHARA, Osamu TAKAYASU, Tatsuya NAGASE
  • Patent number: 9625843
    Abstract: An electrostatic image developing toner includes toner particles that contain coloring particles containing a binder resin, a coloring agent and a releasing agent. The binder resin includes an amorphous resin and a crystalline polyester resin. The toner satisfies Relations (1) and (2). ?H1 is the amount of heat absorption based on a melting peak of the crystalline polyester resin in a first heating step. ?H2 is the amount of heat absorption based on a melting peak of the crystalline polyester resin in a second heating step. ?H0 is the value of the amount of heat absorption based on a melting peak of the crystalline polyester resin in the second heating step, multiplied by the ratio of the crystalline polyester introduced in the electrostatic image developing toner. 0.43<?H1/?H0<0.95??Relation (1): 0.45<?H2/?H1<1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Aya Shirai, Tatsuya Nagase, Junya Onishi, Tatsuya Fujisaki, Naoya Tonegawa, Junichi Furukawa
  • Patent number: 9588452
    Abstract: The toner according to the present invention comprises a matrix phase composed of a vinyl resin, and domain phases composed of a non-crystalline polyester resin dispersed in the matrix phase, and a number-average domain diameter of the domain phases composed of the non-crystalline polyester resin is 30 to 150 nm. The toner satisfies relation represented by a specific requirement of the total area of the domain phases present in a surface layer area of the toner particle, and the total area of the domain phases present in areas other than the surface layer area, in a given cross-section of the toner particle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Fujisaki, Junya Onishi, Naoya Tonegawa, Shiro Hirano, Hidehito Haruki, Tatsuya Nagase
  • Patent number: 9578286
    Abstract: A communication management system transmits a request for obtaining capability information indicating capability of a first communication terminal of a plurality of communication terminals, to the first communication terminal through a network, receives capability information of the first communication terminal from the first communication terminal, determines a set value for each one of a plurality of set items to be configured in providing a service plan corresponding to the capability of the first communication terminal, based on the capability information of the first communication terminal, and transmits the determined set value of each one of the plurality of set items to a relay device, as an operating parameter for controlling the relay device in transmitting or receiving content data to or from the first communication terminal according the service plan corresponding to the capability of the first communication terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2017
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Nagase, Yuya Akimoto