Patents by Inventor Tsutomu Kimura

Tsutomu Kimura 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: 20180099573
    Abstract: An underwater mobile body includes: a secondary battery; a detector that detects a remaining amount of electricity stored in the secondary battery; a power generation unit that uses natural energy to generate electricity with which the secondary battery is charged; and a transition unit that when the remaining amount of electricity detected by the detector decreases below a predetermined threshold, causes transition to a charge mode in which the secondary battery is charged.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Publication date: April 12, 2018
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihiko NEMOTO, Tsutomu KIMURA, Motofumi BABA, Masahiro SATO, Akihito YAMAUCHI, Kengo TOKUCHI
  • Patent number: 8532404
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a plurality of compression units and a switching unit. The plurality of compression units compress image information by different compression methods. The switching unit extracts plural pieces of color information from pieces of color information which constitute the image information in a color space expressing the image information, and selects one of the plurality of compression units in accordance with hue angles of the plural pieces of extracted color information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Nobuo Inoue, Minoru Sodeura, Toshiyuki Yamada, Shintaro Adachi, Tsutomu Kimura
  • Patent number: 8498413
    Abstract: An image processing device includes: an image obtaining unit that obtains original images one by one from an original document on which image processing is to be performed by the image processing device; an output unit that outputs each of the original images obtained by the image obtaining unit; an information acquiring unit that acquires control information for controlling operations to be performed by the image processing device, the control information being extracted from a control image represented by a specific image in the original image obtained by the image obtaining unit; and a control unit that determines whether the control information acquired by the information acquiring unit requires an authentication, determines whether an output of the original image having the control information is restricted on the basis of a result of the authentication when the control information requires an authentication, restricts the output of the original image when the output is determined to be restricted, and c
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2007
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2013
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiromi Kita, Masakatsu Kanda, Tadaomi Suzuki, Hiroshi Hayashi, Tsutomu Kimura, Takeshi Furuyama, Shinji Hanaoka, Shintaro Adachi, Kenji Yamada
  • Patent number: 8275198
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes: a limited color conversion processing section that extracts a plurality of pieces of color information making up image information and executes conversion to specific colors to which the color information belongs; a by-color separation processing section that separates for each specific color, image information converted into the specific colors by the limited color conversion processing section; a compression processing section that compresses for each color, the image information for each specific color separated by the by-color separation processing section; and a layered structure forming processing section that collectively outputs the image information for each color compressed by the compression processing section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2012
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Yamada, Nobuo Inoue, Minoru Sodeura, Tsutomu Kimura, Shintaro Adachi
  • Patent number: 8248628
    Abstract: An image processor includes an image reading unit that reads source documents and converts read data into image data, an extracting unit that extracts password information and attribute information from the image data of each of the source documents read by the image reading unit, a password inputting unit that inputs the password information, a password determining unit that determines whether or not the password information inputted by the password inputting unit matches the password information extracted by the extracting unit, and a permitting unit that permits a source document to be subjected to image processing, if the attribute information of the source document is identical to the attribute information included in the source document of which the password determining unit has determined that there is a match between the inputted password information and the extracted password information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2012
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takeshi Furuyama, Hiromi Kita, Tsutomu Kimura, Shintaro Adachi, Kenji Yamada, Masakatsu Kanda, Tadaomi Suzuki, Hiroshi Hayashi, Shinji Hanaoka
  • Patent number: 8213713
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus is provided, the image processing apparatus including: a limited color conversion processing section that extracts plural pieces of color information constructing image information and converts the plural pieces of color information into color information representing specific colors to which each of the plural pieces of color information belongs; a by-color separation processing section that separates the image information containing the converted color information for each of the specific colors; a compression determination section that determines a compression system for each color as to each of pieces of image information which are separated by the by-color separation processing section for each of the specific colors; a compression processing section that compresses said each of pieces of image information according to the determined compression system for each color; and a layered structure forming processing section that collectively outputs said each of pieces of image in
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2012
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shintaro Adachi, Toshiyuki Yamada, Nobuo Inoue, Tsutomu Kimura, Minoru Sodeura
  • Patent number: 7969618
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes: a generating unit that generates a control image representing control information to be used for controlling an operation that is performed by the image forming apparatus; a superimposing unit that superimposes the control image generated by the generating unit on a print image; and an output unit that outputs a superimposed image generated by the superimposing unit performing the superimposition. The control information is to be used for performing a control operation so that a document formed with pages having the superimposed image printed thereon is collectively processed, with the superimposed image representing the control information. The control information contains the total number of pages of the document and the page number of the corresponding page having the superimposed image printed thereon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2007
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2011
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tadaomi Suzuki, Shintaro Adachi, Hiromi Kita, Tsutomu Kimura, Takeshi Furuyama, Kenji Yamada, Masakatsu Kanda, Hiroshi Hayashi, Shinji Hanaoka
  • Patent number: 7854405
    Abstract: There is provided a document destruction apparatus including: a destruction section that destroys documents; a conveyance section that conveys documents to the destruction section a page at a time; a reading section that is disposed partway along the conveyance section and that, from a document to which identification information for identifying the document has been applied to each page at at least one of a conveyance direction leading end side and trailing end side, reads the identification information at each page; and an alteration section that, in a case in which the identification information has been read at the conveyance direction leading end side by the reading section, alters a conveyance direction of the page that has been read such that the page will be conveyed from the conveyance direction trailing end side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2008
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2010
    Assignee: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shintaro Adachi, Tsutomu Kimura, Noriko Arai, Kenji Yamada
  • Publication number: 20100246946
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes: a limited color conversion processing section that extracts a plurality of pieces of color information making up image information and executes conversion to specific colors to which the color information belongs; a by-color separation processing section that separates for each specific color, image information converted into the specific colors by the limited color conversion processing section; a compression processing section that compresses for each color, the image information for each specific color separated by the by-color separation processing section; and a layered structure forming processing section that collectively outputs the image information for each color compressed by the compression processing section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2009
    Publication date: September 30, 2010
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Yamada, Nobuo Inoue, Minoru Sodeura, Tsutomu Kimura, Shintaro Adachi
  • Publication number: 20100246942
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus is provided, the image processing apparatus including: a limited color conversion processing section that extracts plural pieces of color information constructing image information and converts the plural pieces of color information into color information representing specific colors to which each of the plural pieces of color information belongs; a by-color separation processing section that separates the image information containing the converted color information for each of the specific colors; a compression determination section that determines a compression system for each color as to each of pieces of image information which are separated by the by-color separation processing section for each of the specific colors; a compression processing section that compresses said each of pieces of image information according to the determined compression system for each color; and a layered structure forming processing section that collectively outputs said each of pieces of image in
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2009
    Publication date: September 30, 2010
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shintaro ADACHI, Toshiyuki YAMADA, Nobuo INOUE, Tsutomu KIMURA, Minoru SODEURA
  • Publication number: 20100246945
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a plurality of compression units and a switching unit. The plurality of compression units compress image information by different compression methods. The switching unit extracts plural pieces of color information from pieces of color information which constitute the image information in a color space expressing the image information, and selects one of the plurality of compression units in accordance with hue angles of the plural pieces of extracted color information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2009
    Publication date: September 30, 2010
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Nobuo INOUE, Minoru SODEURA, Toshiyuki YAMADA, Shintaro ADACHI, Tsutomu KIMURA
  • Publication number: 20090078806
    Abstract: There is provided a document destruction apparatus including: a destruction section that destroys documents; a conveyance section that conveys documents to the destruction section a page at a time; a reading section that is disposed partway along the conveyance section and that, from a document to which identification information for identifying the document has been applied to each page at at least one of a conveyance direction leading end side and trailing end side, reads the identification information at each page; and an alteration section that, in a case in which the identification information has been read at the conveyance direction leading end side by the reading section, alters a conveyance direction of the page that has been read such that the page will be conveyed from the conveyance direction trailing end side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2008
    Publication date: March 26, 2009
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shintaro ADACHI, Tsutomu Kimura, Noriko Arai, Kenji Yamada
  • Publication number: 20080158613
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes: a generating unit that generates a control image representing control information to be used for controlling an operation that is performed by the image forming apparatus; a superimposing unit that superimposes the control image generated by the generating unit on a print image; and an output unit that outputs a superimposed image generated by the superimposing unit performing the superimposition. The control information is to be used for performing a control operation so that a document formed with pages having the superimposed image printed thereon is collectively processed, with the superimposed image representing the control information. The control information contains the total number of pages of the document and the page number of the corresponding page having the superimposed image printed thereon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2007
    Publication date: July 3, 2008
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tadaomi SUZUKI, Shintaro Adachi, Hiromi Kita, Tsutomu Kimura, Takeshi Furuyama, Kenji Yamada, Masakatsu Kanda, Hiroshi Hayashi, Shinji Hanaoka
  • Publication number: 20080104677
    Abstract: An image processing device includes: an image obtaining unit that obtains original images one by one from an original document on which image processing is to be performed by the image processing device; an output unit that outputs each of the original images obtained by the image obtaining unit; an information acquiring unit that acquires control information for controlling operations to be performed by the image processing device, the control information being extracted from a control image represented by a specific image in the original image obtained by the image obtaining unit; and a control unit that determines whether the control information acquired by the information acquiring unit requires an authentication, determines whether an output of the original image having the control information is restricted on the basis of a result of the authentication when the control information requires an authentication, restricts the output of the original image when the output is determined to be restricted, and c
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2007
    Publication date: May 1, 2008
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiromi Kita, Masakatsu Kanda, Tadaomi Suzuki, Hiroshi Hayashi, Tsutomu Kimura, Takeshi Furuyama, Shinji Hanaoka, Shintaro Adachi, Kenji Yamada
  • Publication number: 20080007759
    Abstract: An image processor includes an image reading unit that reads source documents and converts read data into image data, an extracting unit that extracts password information and attribute information from the image data of each of the source documents read by the image reading unit, a password inputting unit that inputs the password information, a password determining unit that determines whether or not the password information inputted by the password inputting unit matches the password information extracted by the extracting unit, and a permitting unit that permits a source document to be subjected to image processing if the attribute information of the source document is identical to the attribute information included in the source document of which the password determining unit has determined that there is a match between the inputted password information and the extracted password information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2007
    Publication date: January 10, 2008
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi Furuyama, Hiromi Kita, Tsutomu Kimura, Shintaro Adachi, Kenji Yamada, Masakatsu Kanda, Tadaomi Suzuki, Hiroshi Hayashi, Shinji Hanaoka
  • Publication number: 20070133035
    Abstract: An image-forming apparatus includes a reading portion that reads an image of an original document, a detecting portion that detects a specific pattern image embedded in image data, a document size detecting portion that detects a size of the original document, and a controller that controls an output of the image data in accordance with the specific pattern image, and also controls not to output the image data if the size of the original document detected is smaller than a given size.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2006
    Publication date: June 14, 2007
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shin Kondo, Tadaomi Suzuki, Junichi Matsunoshita, Hiroshi Hayashi, Tsutomu Kimura, Mitsugu Kamio
  • Publication number: 20070133036
    Abstract: An image-processing apparatus includes a scanning portion that scans a document in which information is embedded; an image-outputting portion that outputs an image of the document that has been scanned; a detecting portion that detects information from the image of the document that has been scanned; an abnormality determining portion that determines whether or not there is an abnormality in the image of the document that has been scanned; and a controller that controls outputting of the image from the image-outputting portion, on the basis of a detection result by the detecting portion and a determination result of the abnormality determining portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2006
    Publication date: June 14, 2007
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Junichi Matsunoshita, Shin Kondo, Tsutomu Kimura
  • Patent number: 7060855
    Abstract: An asymmetric phosphinoselenoic chloride of the present invention is represented by the general formula: wherein Ar represents an aryl group and R represents an aryl group, an alkyl group having 3 or more carbon atoms, or an alkoxy group. The asymmetric phosphinoselenoic chloride is a novel compound and is useful as synthetic raw materials, agricultural chemicals, pharmaceutical products and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2004
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2006
    Assignee: Gifu University
    Inventors: Toshiaki Murai, Tsutomu Kimura
  • Publication number: 20060095286
    Abstract: A rental service server includes a storage unit and search unit. The storage unit stores rental product information containing rental product identification information and at least one feature information, rental information containing information representing whether a rental product has been rented, and reservation information containing information representing whether the rental product has been reserved. The search unit receives, as a search condition, at least part of the rental product identification information and rental product feature information from at least one user terminal, searches the storage unit under the search condition, specifies corresponding rental product information and at least one of the rental information and reservation information, and outputs the specified rental product information and rental status information of the rental product to the user terminal. A rental service system is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2005
    Publication date: May 4, 2006
    Inventor: Tsutomu Kimura
  • Publication number: 20040167356
    Abstract: An asymmetric phosphinoselenoic chloride of the present invention is represented by the general formula: 1
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2004
    Publication date: August 26, 2004
    Applicant: Gifu University
    Inventors: Toshiaki Murai, Tsutomu Kimura