Patents by Inventor Toshinori Yamazaki

Toshinori Yamazaki 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: 11550207
    Abstract: An image capturing apparatus includes a first mount portion and a first cylindrical member that has a color different from a color of the first mount portion and is disposed in a circumferential direction of the first mount portion, an accessory includes an exterior portion, a second mount portion, and a second cylindrical member having a color different from a color of the second mount portion and similar to a color of the first cylindrical member and disposed in a circumferential direction of the second mount portion, and in a state where the accessory is attached to the image capturing apparatus, reference surfaces of the first mount portion and the second mount portion are in contact with each other, and the first cylindrical member and the second cylindrical member are externally exposed regardless of whether the accessory is attached to or detached from the image capturing apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2023
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Haruhisa Ueda, Kazuaki Yamana, Haruki Ota, Seishiro Takano, Masahisa Tamura, Kunihiko Sasaki, Katsuhiro Inoue, Toru Matsumoto, Shigehiro Torii, Toshinori Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 11537028
    Abstract: An interchangeable lens assembly includes a plurality of lens-side claw portions configured to be engaged with a plurality of camera-side claw portions, and a lock pin groove portion into which a lock pin is inserted, a lens barrel, and a lens mount fixing member. When ?1 is an angle formed by a line passing through a fifth lens-side end and an optical axis, and a line passing through a center of the lock pin groove portion and the optical axis, and ?2 is an angle formed by a line passing through a fourth lens-side end and the optical axis, and a line that passes through the center of the lock pin groove portion and the optical axis, ?1 and ?2 satisfy a predetermined conditional expression.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kunihiko Sasaki, Masahisa Tamura, Toshinori Yamazaki, Masayasu Shigematsu
  • Patent number: 11500270
    Abstract: An accessory attachable to and detachable from an image pickup apparatus includes a second mount portion including a plurality of second bayonet claw portions capable of engaging with a plurality of first bayonet claw portions, a plurality of second terminals capable of contacting with a plurality of first terminals, an accessory body, and a mount fixing member for fixing the second mount portion to the accessory body. The plurality of second terminals is provided at positions different from positions of the plurality of second bayonet claw portions, and all of multiple second terminals, among the plurality of second terminals, used in communication between the image pickup apparatus and the accessory are provided at predetermined positions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masahisa Tamura, Kunihiko Sasaki, Toshinori Yamazaki, Masayasu Shigematsu
  • Patent number: 11410451
    Abstract: A display panel including a display function layer displaying an image in a display area, a cover member including a first face and a second face disposed on an opposite side of the first face and faces the display panel, and a fingerprint sensor including a plurality of first detection electrodes disposed in a sensor base and configured to detect unevenness of an object brought into contact with or approaching the first face of the cover member, a shield electrode disposed to face the plurality of first detection electrodes and configured to suppress a change in capacitance between the first detection electrodes and the shield electrode, and switching elements disposed in correspondence with the first detection electrodes, the fingerprint sensor being arranged between the cover member and the display panel and arranged to overlap with the display area when viewed in a direction perpendicular to the first face are included.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Toshinori Uehara, Yoshitoshi Kida, Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Hayato Kurasawa, Yuji Suzuki, Shoji Hinata, Toshiya Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 11327388
    Abstract: An accessory mountable on and demountable from a camera body includes a first mount unit including a plurality of first bayonet claw portions, a second mount unit including a plurality of second bayonet claw portions configured to be engaged with the plurality of first bayonet claw portions, an elastic member configured to contact the camera body when the accessory is mounted on the camera body, and a holding member configured to hold the elastic member. The holding member is provided with a recessed portion which a part of the elastic member can enter when the accessory is mounted on the camera body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Toshinori Yamazaki
  • Publication number: 20220116538
    Abstract: An apparatus including: a system including a correction lens unit configured to move to correct an aberration; a driving device configured to move the correction lens unit; an image pickup element configured to pick up an image formed by the system; an obtaining device configured to obtain an aberration based on a picked up image, through use of a learned model obtained by learning an image and aberration data of the system; and a controller configured to control the driving device based on the aberration, to thereby correct the aberration.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Inventors: Toshinori Yamazaki, Hyochoru Tanaka, Shu Ito, Toshihiro Okuda
  • Publication number: 20220109793
    Abstract: Provided is an aberration correction method including: picking up images of a particular object at a plurality of focus positions including an in-focus position of the particular object; obtaining an aberration information based on the picked up images; and correcting an aberration based on the aberration information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2021
    Publication date: April 7, 2022
    Inventors: Hyochoru Tanaka, Toshihiro Okuda, Shu Ito, Toshinori Yamazaki
  • Publication number: 20210373418
    Abstract: An accessory configured to be detachably mountable to an image pickup apparatus including a first mount portion including first bayonet claw portions, and first terminals, the accessory including a second mount portion including second bayonet claw portions configured to enable engagement with the first bayonet claw portions, and second terminals configured to enable contact with the first terminals, in which the second terminals are provided at positions that are different from positions of the second bayonet claw portions, and wherein, a half line that extends from a central axis of the second mount portion and passes through a second terminal that determines whether an optical apparatus is mounted on the image pickup apparatus or not, passes through a predetermined second bayonet claw portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Inventors: Masahisa Tamura, Kunihiko Sasaki, Toshinori Yamazaki, Masayasu Shigematsu
  • Publication number: 20210373281
    Abstract: An interchangeable lens assembly includes a plurality of lens-side claw portions configured to enable engagement with a plurality of camera-side claw portions, and a lock pin concave portion in which a lock pin is inserted. Furthermore, ?1 is an angle formed by a line passing through a fifth lens-side end and an optical axis, and a line passing through a center of a lock pin concave portion and the optical axis, and ?2 is an angle formed by a line passing through a fourth lens-side end and the optical axis, and a line that passes through the center of the lock pin concave portion and the optical axis. In the above, ?1 and ?2 satisfy a predetermined conditional expression.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Inventors: Kunihiko Sasaki, Toshinori Yamazaki, Masahisa Tamura, Masayasu Shigematsu
  • Patent number: 11143841
    Abstract: An interchangeable lens assembly includes a plurality of lens-side claw portions configured to enable engagement with a plurality of camera-side claw portions, and a lock pin concave portion in which a lock pin is inserted. Furthermore, ?1 is an angle formed by a line passing through a fifth lens-side end and an optical axis, and a line passing through a center of a lock pin concave portion and the optical axis, and ?2 is an angle formed by a line passing through a fourth lens-side end and the optical axis, and a line that passes through the center of the lock pin concave portion and the optical axis. In the above, ?1 and ?2 satisfy a predetermined conditional expression.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kunihiko Sasaki, Toshinori Yamazaki, Masahisa Tamura, Masayasu Shigematsu
  • Patent number: 11143939
    Abstract: An accessory configured to be detachably mountable to an image pickup apparatus including a first mount portion including first bayonet claw portions, and first terminals, the accessory including a second mount portion including second bayonet claw portions configured to enable engagement with the first bayonet claw portions, and second terminals configured to enable contact with the first terminals, in which the second terminals are provided at positions that are different from positions of the second bayonet claw portions, and wherein, a half line that extends from a central axis of the second mount portion and passes through a second terminal that determines whether an optical apparatus is mounted on the image pickup apparatus or not, passes through a predetermined second bayonet claw portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masahisa Tamura, Kunihiko Sasaki, Toshinori Yamazaki, Masayasu Shigematsu
  • Patent number: 11126067
    Abstract: An accessory configured to be detachably mountable to an image pickup apparatus including a first mount portion including first bayonet claw portions and first terminals, the accessory including a second mount portion including second bayonet claw portions configured to enable engagement with the first bayonet claw portions, and second terminals configured to enable contact with the first terminals, in which the second terminals are provided at positions that are different from positions of the second bayonet claw portions, and wherein half lines that extends from a central axis of the second mount portion and passes through second terminals that are used in communication between the image pickup apparatus and the accessory, all pass through a predetermined second bayonet claw portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masahisa Tamura, Kunihiko Sasaki, Toshinori Yamazaki, Masayasu Shigematsu
  • Publication number: 20210200066
    Abstract: An interchangeable lens assembly includes a plurality of lens-side claw portions configured to be engaged with a plurality of camera-side claw portions, and a lock pin groove portion into which a lock pin is inserted, a lens barrel, and a lens mount fixing member. When ?1 is an angle formed by a line passing through a fifth lens-side end and an optical axis, and a line passing through a center of the lock pin groove portion and the optical axis, and ?2 is an angle formed by a line passing through a fourth lens-side end and the optical axis, and a line that passes through the center of the lock pin groove portion and the optical axis, ?1 and ?2 satisfy a predetermined conditional expression.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2021
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Inventors: Kunihiko Sasaki, Masahisa Tamura, Toshinori Yamazaki, Masayasu Shigematsu
  • Patent number: D958224
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masahisa Tamura, Katsuhiro Inoue, Kunihiko Sasaki, Shigehiro Torii, Toshinori Yamazaki, Toru Matsumoto, Kazuaki Yamana, Masayasu Shigematsu
  • Patent number: D958225
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masahisa Tamura, Katsuhiro Inoue, Kunihiko Sasaki, Shigehiro Torii, Toshinori Yamazaki, Toru Matsumoto, Kazuaki Yamana, Masayasu Shigematsu
  • Patent number: D958226
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masahisa Tamura, Katsuhiro Inoue, Kunihiko Sasaki, Shigehiro Torii, Toshinori Yamazaki, Toru Matsumoto, Kazuaki Yamana, Masayasu Shigematsu
  • Patent number: D958227
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masahisa Tamura, Katsuhiro Inoue, Kunihiko Sasaki, Shigehiro Torii, Toshinori Yamazaki, Toru Matsumoto, Kazuaki Yamana, Masayasu Shigematsu
  • Patent number: D958869
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masahisa Tamura, Katsuhiro Inoue, Kunihiko Sasaki, Shigehiro Torii, Toshinori Yamazaki, Toru Matsumoto, Kazuaki Yamana, Masayasu Shigematsu
  • Patent number: D960962
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masahisa Tamura, Katsuhiro Inoue, Kunihiko Sasaki, Shigehiro Torii, Toshinori Yamazaki, Toru Matsumoto
  • Patent number: D963732
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masahisa Tamura, Katsuhiro Inoue, Kunihiko Sasaki, Shigehiro Torii, Toshinori Yamazaki, Toru Matsumoto, Kazuaki Yamana, Masayasu Shigematsu