Patents by Inventor Toshihiro Ishizaka

Toshihiro Ishizaka 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: 10469795
    Abstract: A recording apparatus, a reproduction apparatus and a file management method are disclosed wherein, even if one of files recorded on a recording medium cannot be reproduced regularly, another file selected by the user can be reproduced normally. A file having a hierarchical structure formed from video data and audio data both in the form of compressed data together with information necessary for processing of the video data and audio data is produced and recorded on a predetermined recording medium. Upon production of the file, information regarding decoding of the video data and audio data is disposed collectively on the top side of the file.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fumitaka Kawate, Makoto Yamada, Mitsuhiro Hirabayashi, Toshihiro Ishizaka
  • Patent number: 9734406
    Abstract: An information processing device, which includes: a data holding section which holds first time-series data of an operation parameter which varies through a predetermined capturing operation; a data comparing section which compares second time-series data of the operation parameter with the first time-series data, the second time-series data being correlated with a moving image recorded through an actual capturing operation and varying through the actual capturing operation; and a data area specifying section which specifies, among the second time-series data, a data area corresponding to the first time-series data on the basis of the comparison of the first and second time-series data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroki Shiina, Kenichi Mizukami, Toshihiro Ishizaka, Hiroshi Jinno
  • Patent number: 9697868
    Abstract: A recording apparatus, a reproduction apparatus and a file management method are disclosed wherein, even if one of files recorded on a recording medium cannot be reproduced regularly, another file selected by the user can be reproduced normally. A file having a hierarchical structure formed from video data and audio data both in the form of compressed data together with information necessary for processing of the video data and audio data is produced and recorded on a predetermined recording medium. Upon production of the file, information regarding decoding of the video data and audio data is disposed collectively on the top side of the file.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fumitaka Kawate, Makoto Yamada, Mitsuhiro Hirabayashi, Toshihiro Ishizaka
  • Publication number: 20160162737
    Abstract: An information processing device, which includes: a data holding section which holds first time-series data of an operation parameter which varies through a predetermined capturing operation; a data comparing section which compares second time-series data of the operation parameter with the first time-series data, the second time-series data being correlated with a moving image recorded through an actual capturing operation and varying through the actual capturing operation; and a data area specifying section which specifies, among the second time-series data, a data area corresponding to the first time-series data on the basis of the comparison of the first and second time-series data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2010
    Publication date: June 9, 2016
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroki Shiina, Kenichi Mizukami, Toshihiro Ishizaka, Hiroshi Jinno
  • Publication number: 20140189564
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a setting change unit configured to change a setting of an apparatus based on operation history information related to an operation history of the apparatus, and a time lapse acquisition unit configured to acquire time lapse information related to a time lapse. The setting change unit combines the time lapse information and the operation history information, and changes the setting of the apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2013
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: MASAYOSHI OHNO, TOSHIHIRO ISHIZAKA
  • Patent number: 8521003
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a recording apparatus and a record medium for recording a data read time, a seek time, a successive reproduction time, a successive record length, and a correlation among data pieces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2013
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Mitsuhiro Hirabayashi, Makoto Yamada, Toshihiro Ishizaka, Satoshi Tsujii
  • Patent number: 8463105
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a recording apparatus and a record medium for recording a data read time, a seek time, a successive reproduction time, a successive record length, and a correlation among data pieces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2013
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Mitsuhiro Hirabayashi, Makoto Yamada, Toshihiro Ishizaka, Satoshi Tsujii
  • Patent number: 8269857
    Abstract: An image processing device includes a storage unit, a face detection unit, a face discrimination unit, and a control unit. The storage unit is provided for storing a content management file that stores a file entry for managing contents and a particular face entry for managing a particular face. Each of the file entry and the particular face entry is a hierarchical entry with a hierarchical structure. The face detection unit is provided for detecting a face contained in the contents. The face discrimination unit is provided for determining whether the detected face is the particular face by comparing the particular face with the detected face. The control unit is provided for performing control of correlating the particular face entry with the file entry when the detected face is identified as the particular face.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2012
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventor: Toshihiro Ishizaka
  • Patent number: 8244114
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a recoding apparatus and a recording method, a playback apparatus and a playback method, a recording/playback apparatus and a recording/playback method, and a program, whereby processing relating to a file can be readily performed. With a video camera wherein with regard to H.264/AVC for example, which is a coding method arranged to encode or decode data, a codec class arranged to classify the performance of a codec configured to encode or decode data, and a codec level serving as a group of said one or more codec classes whose upper compatibility is ensured, are based on stipulated specifications, data is encoded into, for example, coded data of a codec class #2, for example, within a codec level AVC_A by H.264/AVC. The coded data is recorded in a recording medium, for example, as a file “AVCA0001.MP4” whose file name represents the codec level AVC_A of the coded data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2012
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Toshihiro Ishizaka, Osamu Date, Takuji Shimoda, Takahito Seki, Keiji Kanota, Makoto Yamada
  • Publication number: 20120195576
    Abstract: A recording apparatus, a reproduction apparatus, and a file management method are disclosed wherein the operability in management of a large number of files recorded on a recording medium using an index file can be improved significantly further than ever. An index file is formed from a series of entries of extract information from a large number of files. Information indicative of a relationship between the files is set to the index file. The index file is used to manage a large number of files and so forth recorded on a recording medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2012
    Publication date: August 2, 2012
    Inventors: Mitsuhiro HIRABAYASHI, Fumitaka Kawate, Toshihiro Ishizaka
  • Patent number: 8224156
    Abstract: A recording apparatus, a reproduction apparatus and a file management method are disclosed wherein, even if one of files recorded on a recording medium cannot be reproduced regularly, another file selected by the user can be reproduced normally. A file having a hierarchical structure formed from video data and audio data both in the form of compressed data together with information necessary for processing of the video data and audio data is produced and recorded on a predetermined recording medium. Upon production of the file, information regarding decoding of the video data and audio data is disposed collectively on the top side of the file.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2012
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Fumitaka Kawate, Makoto Yamada, Mitsuhiro Hirabayashi, Toshihiro Ishizaka
  • Publication number: 20120170910
    Abstract: A recording apparatus, a reproduction apparatus and a file management method are disclosed wherein, even if one of files recorded on a recording medium cannot be reproduced regularly, another file selected by the user can be reproduced normally. A file having a hierarchical structure formed from video data and audio data both in the form of compressed data together with information necessary for processing of the video data and audio data is produced and recorded on a predetermined recording medium. Upon production of the file, information regarding decoding of the video data and audio data is disposed collectively on the top side of the file.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2012
    Publication date: July 5, 2012
    Inventors: Fumitaka Kawate, Makoto Yamada, Mitsuhiro Hirabayashi, Toshihiro Ishizaka
  • Patent number: 8204360
    Abstract: A recording apparatus for recording video data to a record medium is disclosed, that comprises an encoding means for encoding video data in a group structure of a plurality of frames corresponding to a compression-encoding process in a combination of an inter-frame predictive encoding process and a motion compensative process, a transforming means for transforming the data structure of encoded video data that is output from the encoding means into a file structure that can be processed by a computer software program without a dedicated hardware portion so that moving pictures and so forth are synchronously reproduced, and a recording means for recording data having the file structure to a record medium, wherein the file structure has a first data unit and a second data unit, the second data unit being a set of the first data units, and wherein at least one data structure is matched with the first data unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2012
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Tsujii, Makoto Yamada, Toshihiro Ishizaka
  • Patent number: 8161021
    Abstract: A recording apparatus, a reproduction apparatus, and a file management method are disclosed wherein the operability in management of a large number of files recorded on a recording medium using an index file can be improved significantly further than ever. An index file is formed from a series of entries of extract information from a large number of files. Information indicative of a relationship between the files is set to the index file. The index file is used to manage a large number of files and so forth recorded on a recording medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2012
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Mitsuhiro Hirabayashi, Fumitaka Kawate, Toshihiro Ishizaka
  • Patent number: 8116537
    Abstract: An imaging device detects a face of a subject from an image in response to inputting of the image containing the subject, and generates face data related to the face. The imaging device generates face data management information managing the face data and controls recording of the input image, the generated face data and the face data management information on a recording unit with the input image mapped to the face data and the face data management information. The face data contains a plurality information components recorded in a predetermined recording order. The face data management information, in a data structure responsive to the recording order of the information components of the face data, contains a train of consecutively assigned bits. The information components are assigned predetermined flags in the recording order. Each flag represents the presence or absence of the information component corresponding to the flag in the face data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2012
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Osamu Date, Toshihiro Ishizaka
  • Publication number: 20110170841
    Abstract: An information processing device, which includes: a data holding section which holds first time-series data of an operation parameter which varies through a predetermined capturing operation; a data comparing section which compares second time-series data of the operation parameter with the first time-series data, the second time-series data being correlated with a moving image recorded through an actual capturing operation and varying through the actual capturing operation; and a data area specifying section which specifies, among the second time-series data, a data area corresponding to the first time-series data on the basis of the comparison of the first and second time-series data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2010
    Publication date: July 14, 2011
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroki Shiina, Kenichi Mizukami, Toshihiro Ishizaka, Hiroshi Jinno
  • Patent number: 7913315
    Abstract: A recording apparatus according to the present invention comprises converting means 15, 18, and 19 and recording means 23, 24, 32, and 33. The converting means 15, 18, and 19 convert the data structure of data into a file structure handled by software. The recording means 23, 24, 32, and 33 record data on a record medium. The file structure has a first data unit as entity data, a second data unit as a set of a plurality of first data units, and a data portion describing management information for managing the relation of the plurality of first data units and attributes of entity data of the first data units. The data portion contains security information for protecting intangible property rights of data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2011
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Toshihiro Ishizaka, Makoto Yamada, Ryuji Ishiguro
  • Patent number: 7890556
    Abstract: A content recording apparatus includes: a content management file storing section that stores a content management file that records hierarchical entries organized in a virtual hierarchical structure; a content inputting section that inputs content files; a virtual management information creating section that creates virtual management information for virtually managing each of the inputted content files, on the basis of the content file; a meta data creating section that creates meta data related to each of the inputted content files, on the basis of the content file; and a recording control section that records file entries, which are the hierarchical entries including the created virtual management information, into the content management file, and records meta data entries, which are the hierarchical entries including the created meta data, at a lower hierarchical level than the file entries in the content management file.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2011
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Osamu Date, Toshihiro Ishizaka
  • Patent number: 7856459
    Abstract: A digital recording apparatus using a disc shaped record medium is disclosed, that comprises a means for extracting outlined information of each of a plurality of files recorded on the disc shaped record medium, a means for correlating the extracted outlined information and the plurality of files and generating an index file, and a means for recording the index file to a predetermined position of the disc shaped record medium, wherein when a predetermined operation mode is performed, a plurality of types of data of the plurality of files are output in a predetermined format.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2010
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Makoto Yamada, Satoshi Tsujii, Toshihiro Ishizaka
  • Patent number: 7853116
    Abstract: A recording apparatus and a record medium for recording a data read time, a seek time, a successive reproduction time, a successive record length, and a correlation among data pieces. An encoding section encodes the data corresponding to a predetermined compressing and encoding system. A converting section converts a data structure of encoded data that is output from the encoding section into a file structure that a computer software program that synchronously reproduces a moving picture and so forth can handle without need to use a special hardware device. A recording section records data having the file structure to the record medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2002
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2010
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Mitsuhiro Hirabayashi, Makoto Yamada, Toshihiro Ishizaka, Satoshi Tsujii