Patents by Inventor Yasuo Amano

Yasuo Amano 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: 10796057
    Abstract: There is provided a design support apparatus including a memory, and a processor coupled to the memory and the processor configured to obtain an arrangement target cell, and arrange the arrangement target cell at a position satisfying a condition of an arrangement position recommended for each cell when the arrangement target cell is arranged, based on definition information for defining the condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Hideaki Katagiri, Yasuo Amano
  • Publication number: 20190073441
    Abstract: There is provided a design support apparatus including a memory, and a processor coupled to the memory and the processor configured to obtain an arrangement target cell, and arrange the arrangement target cell at a position satisfying a condition of an arrangement position recommended for each cell when the arrangement target cell is arranged, based on definition information for defining the condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Hideaki KATAGIRI, Yasuo Amano
  • Patent number: 10171739
    Abstract: An image pickup device includes an optical system including a plurality of lenses, an imaging element that captures a subject image formed by the optical system, and a peripheral light quantity correction unit that corrects peripheral light quantity of an image captured by the imaging element. The image pickup device also includes a shake detector that detects shake of the image pickup device, and a drive controller that moves at least one of (i) the plurality of lenses and (ii) the imaging element on a plane perpendicular to an optical axis in response to an output signal of the shake detector to correct the shake. The peripheral light quantity correction unit extracts a predetermined frequency component of the shake and changes a correction amount of the peripheral light quantity in response to the predetermined frequency component of the shake.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichi Honjo, Yasuo Amano, Yasuhiro Shingu
  • Publication number: 20170257574
    Abstract: An image pickup device includes an optical system including a plurality of lenses, an imaging element that captures a subject image formed by the optical system, and a peripheral light quantity correction unit that corrects peripheral light quantity of an image captured by the imaging element. The image pickup device also includes a shake detector that detects shake of the image pickup device, and a drive controller that moves at least one of (i) the plurality of lenses and (ii) the imaging element on a plane perpendicular to an optical axis in response to an output signal of the shake detector to correct the shake. The peripheral light quantity correction unit extracts a predetermined frequency component of the shake and changes a correction amount of the peripheral light quantity in response to the predetermined frequency component of the shake.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Publication date: September 7, 2017
    Inventors: KENICHI HONJO, YASUO AMANO, YASUHIRO SHINGU
  • Patent number: 9602727
    Abstract: A digital camera includes an optical system composed of multiple lenses including an OIS lens for correcting image blur; and a CCD imaging an object image formed by the optical system. The digital camera includes an OIS actuator moving OIS lens in a plane vertical to the optical axis to correct image blur; and a CCD actuator moving the CCD in a plane vertical to the optical axis to correct image blur; and a camera controller. The camera controller corrects the image captured by the CCD and changes a correction level of peripheral brightness of the image captured by the CCD when correcting image blur is switched between by the OIS actuator and by the CCD actuator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenichi Honjo, Yasuo Amano
  • Publication number: 20160261806
    Abstract: A digital camera includes an optical system composed of multiple lenses including an OIS lens for correcting image blur; and a CCD imaging an object image formed by the optical system. The digital camera includes an OIS actuator moving OIS lens in a plane vertical to the optical axis to correct image blur; and a CCD actuator moving the CCD in a plane vertical to the optical axis to correct image blur; and a camera controller. The camera controller corrects the image captured by the CCD and changes a correction level of peripheral brightness of the image captured by the CCD when correcting image blur is switched between by the OIS actuator and by the CCD actuator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2016
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Inventors: Kenichi HONJO, Yasuo AMANO
  • Patent number: 9210388
    Abstract: In a laser source module aligning laser beams from laser sources for three colors, red, green, and blue on a single combined beam optical axis, decreasing relative displacements of beam spots of three colors, occurring due to thermal deformation by temperature rise, is achieved by a laser source module including plural laser sources, each incorporating a laser having a laser chip installed on a heat sink and a lens converting a light radiated from the laser into a laser beam, and a beam combining unit aligning the laser beams from the laser sources on a single combined beam optical axis, wherein the lasers in at least two or more ones of the laser sources are arranged so that their laser beams will be decentered toward a same direction on the combined beam optical axis upon displacement of an emission point of the laser chip away from the heat sink.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2015
    Assignee: HITACHI-LG DATA STORAGE, INC.
    Inventors: Atsushi Kazama, Takeshi Nakao, Yasuo Amano
  • Patent number: 9193555
    Abstract: A printer apparatus according to an embodiment include a printing section configured to print on a roiled paper. A conveyance roller conveys the paper to a discharge port so that an end of the paper extends from the discharge port. A manual cutter blade is positioned downstream of the conveyance roller in a paper conveying direction and upstream of the discharge port in the paper conveying direction. The manual cutter blade contacts the paper and cuts the paper in a manual cutting operation. A skewed conveyance section is positioned downstream of the conveyance roller in the paper conveying direction. The skewed conveyance section conveys the paper in a manner skewed relative to the conveyance roller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignee: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yasuo Amano, Tsuyoshi Sanada
  • Patent number: 8957931
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes a platen roller that configured to convey a sheet, a printing head disposed opposite the platen roller, a cutter configured to cut the sheet conveyed from the platen roller, a sheet guide disposed so as to guide a portion of the sheet that has passed the cutter, a feed roller configured to rotate and convey the sheet from the cutter between the feed roller and the sheet guide and stop rotating when a portion of the sheet is nipped between the feed roller and the sheet guide, and an adjusting mechanism configured to set a distance between the sheet guide and the feed roller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2015
    Assignee: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yasuo Amano, Tsuyoshi Sanada
  • Patent number: 8902723
    Abstract: A fixing structure of an optical component is composed of a device chassis; a holder holding an optical component; first and second plate parts for joint to the device chassis and a connecting part of both the plate parts are formed in the holder; a plurality of joint holes are formed in the second plate part; a U-groove into which the connecting part of the holder is fitted and a plurality of through-holes are formed in the device chassis; and an adhesive that is extended in a circular columnar shape and is made by inserting the holder into the U-groove of the device chassis, and applying a UV-curing adhesive in such a manner that the UV-curing adhesive is bonded to the first plate part of the holder and is continuous to the inside of the joint hole via the inside of the through-hole, and radiating UV light along the through-hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Hitachi Media Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Furuichi, Yasuo Amano, Teppei Tanaka, Hitoshi Sugawara, Masahiko Kamesawa
  • Publication number: 20140337657
    Abstract: When a sequential circuit to which a clock signal distributed by a first buffer included in a clock distribution circuit is input is added, in a case where a plurality of other sequential circuits are connected to the first buffer, a processor determines whether or not a distance between the sequential circuit to be added and the first buffer is between a maximum value and a minimum value of distances between the first buffer and the plurality of other sequential circuits based on the physical design data stored in the memory, and, as a result of the determination, in a case where the distance between the sequential circuit to be added and the first buffer is between the maximum value and the minimum value, the processor performs wiring processing of the clock signal supplied from the first buffer for the sequential circuit to be added.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2014
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Inventors: Yuuki Watanabe, Yasuo Amano, Masashi Arayama
  • Publication number: 20140317586
    Abstract: A design support device includes placement determination unit, logic extraction unit, and logic placement unit. The placement determination unit performs the process of determining the optimum position of a first terminal of a first cell as a first position in which the inter-terminal wiring between the first cell and a second cell connected to the first cell through the first terminal is short. Furthermore, the logic placement unit performs the process of extracting one or more logical blocks including a logical block having the first terminal from the first cell, and arranging one or more logical blocks so that the first terminal may become close to the first position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2014
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Sumiko Makino, Yasuo Amano, Masashi Arayama
  • Publication number: 20140253660
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes a platen roller that configured to convey a sheet, a printing head disposed opposite the platen roller, a cutter configured to cut the sheet conveyed from the platen roller, a sheet guide disposed so as to guide a portion of the sheet that has passed the cutter, a feed roller configured to rotate and convey the sheet from the cutter between the feed roller and the sheet guide and stop rotating when a portion of the sheet is nipped between the feed roller and the sheet guide, and an adjusting mechanism configured to set a distance between the sheet guide and the feed roller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2014
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yasuo AMANO, Tsuyoshi SANADA
  • Publication number: 20140255076
    Abstract: A printer apparatus according to an embodiment include a printing section configured to print on a roiled paper. A conveyance roller conveys the paper to a discharge port so that an end of the paper extends from the discharge port. A manual cutter blade is positioned downstream of the conveyance roller in a paper conveying direction and upstream of the discharge port in the paper conveying direction. The manual cutter blade contacts the paper and cuts the paper in a manual cutting operation. A skewed conveyance section is positioned downstream of the conveyance roller in the paper conveying direction. The skewed conveyance section conveys the paper in a manner skewed relative to the conveyance roller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2014
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yasuo Amano, Tsuyoshi Sanada
  • Publication number: 20140226452
    Abstract: A fixing structure of an optical component is composed of a device chassis; a holder holding an optical component; first and second plate parts for joint to the device chassis and a connecting part of both the plate parts are formed in the holder; a plurality of joint holes are formed in the second plate part; a U-groove into which the connecting part of the holder is fitted and a plurality of through-holes are formed in the device chassis; and an adhesive that is extended in a circular columnar shape and is made by inserting the holder into the U-groove of the device chassis, and applying a UV-curing adhesive in such a manner that the UV-curing adhesive is bonded to the first plate part of the holder and is continuous to the inside of the joint hole via the inside of the through-hole, and radiating UV light along the through-hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2013
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Applicant: Hitachi Media Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroaki FURUICHI, Yasuo AMANO, Teppei TANAKA, Hitoshi SUGAWARA, Masahiko KAMESAWA
  • Publication number: 20140165016
    Abstract: A data loading method of loading part information of parts, includes; calculating, by a computer, a connection distance between the parts having a connection relationship based on design information including locations of first parts of the parts which have been placed by a design work or a connection relationship between the parts; calculating a distance judgment value based on a distance reference value and the connection distance; acquiring work information including work contents and a work location of the design work; identifying a part with the connection distance greater than or equal to the distance judgment value from second parts of the parts which have been placed and have not been wired when a placement work status based on the work information exceeds a placement reference value; and loading the part information of the identified part from a storage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2013
    Publication date: June 12, 2014
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Yasuo Amano
  • Patent number: 8721207
    Abstract: A paper discharge apparatus includes a conveying path configured to convey a paper from an upstream portion to a downstream portion. A preventing mechanism is provided on the conveying path. The preventing mechanism is configured to prevent the paper from being conveyed to the downstream portion by pushing the paper or blocking the conveying path. A control unit is configured to bend the paper by preventing the conveyance of the paper by using the preventing mechanism, and then convey the paper to the downstream portion of the conveying path for discharge of the paper from the conveying path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2014
    Assignee: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Toshiharu Sekino, Yasuo Amano
  • Patent number: 8683403
    Abstract: A power circuit analysis apparatus includes a segmentation unit that segments an analysis target region in a power circuit included in an analysis target circuit into a plurality of segmented regions, and an analysis unit that outputs an analysis result of the power circuit with respect to each of the plurality of segmented regions on a basis of a consumption current value in the segmented region and a number of via holes formed in each interlayer connecting power line wirings in upper and lower layers to each other in the segmented region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2014
    Assignee: Fujitsu Limited
    Inventors: Miki Terabe, Yasuo Amano
  • Publication number: 20130242265
    Abstract: In an optical module that aligns light beams from lasers of the three colors of red, green, and blue along a single combined beam optical axis, when the ambient temperature range is wider than the guaranteed operating range of the lasers, relative positional displacements of beam spots of the three colors that are generated due to a displacement or a deformation resulting from a temperature range at a heating time or a cooling time are suppressed. The optical module, which has mounted thereon a plurality of lasers, and emits light beams from the plurality of lasers, includes a cooling device that cools the entire optical module via a case on which the optical module is mounted, and heating devices that are provided on respective laser holders and individually heat the respective lasers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2013
    Publication date: September 19, 2013
    Applicant: HITACHI MEDIA ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seiichi KATO, Atsushi KAZAMA, Yasuo AMANO, Norio HOSAKA, Tsutomu KUROIWA, Teppei TANAKA
  • Patent number: 8453077
    Abstract: A circuit designing method designs a circuit by client computers designing blocks forming the circuit in parallel, and a server exchanging information in real-time with each client computer. The method may notify information related to blocks corresponding to a request from each client computer to the server, analyze each block by an analyzing tool based on the acquired information, and when an analysis result includes an error, compute by a modification ease computing tool, a modification ease of an arbitrary block that includes the error, to notify each client computer of an analysis result taking into consideration the modification ease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2013
    Assignee: Fujitsu Limited
    Inventors: Sumiko Makino, Yasuo Amano