Patents by Inventor Yasuo Suda

Yasuo Suda 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: 10757349
    Abstract: According to the present invention, an imaging device and a reproducing device that allow for high quality reproduction of images generated by using two image signals having different lengths of accumulation periods output form a single imaging element are provided. A solid state imaging device of the invention includes a pixel array including a pixel having first and second photoelectric conversion units; a scanning unit that drives the pixel such that an accumulation period of an intermediate time of the first photoelectric conversion unit matches an intermediate time of an accumulation period of the second photoelectric conversion unit; a readout unit that reads out a first image signal from the first photoelectric conversion unit and reads out a second image signal from the second photoelectric conversion unit; and a generating unit that generates images by using the first and second image signals whose accumulation periods have the matched intermediate time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Fumihiro Kajimura, Yasuo Suda, Koichi Washisu, Akihiko Nagano, Ryo Yamasaki, Masafumi Kimura, Makoto Oikawa, Go Naito
  • Patent number: 10424343
    Abstract: An imaging device includes an imaging element that acquires a first image based on signal charge generated during a first accumulation time, and a second image based on signal charge generated during a second accumulation time relatively longer than the first accumulation time and synchronized with the first image during a synchronization period including the first accumulation time, and a moving image file generating unit that generates a moving image file including a first moving image based on the first image, a second moving image based on the second image, and synchronization information for synchronizing the first moving image and the second moving image frame by frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masafumi Kimura, Yasuo Suda, Koichi Washisu, Akihiko Nagano, Ryo Yamasaki, Makoto Oikawa, Fumihiro Kajimura, Go Naito
  • Patent number: 10389894
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus comprises: a first generation unit that generates approximate light pattern by adjusting spatial frequency of an input image, and generates a projection image data based on the approximate light pattern; and a second generation unit that generates a print image data based on the input image, wherein the second generation unit generates the print image data so that a difference between the input image and an image for observation obtained by superimposing projection light projected based on the projection image data onto a printed matter printed based on the print image data is reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masanao Kurita, Shinya Oda, Masayoshi Sekine, Tetsuji Saito, Yasuo Suda
  • Patent number: 10313600
    Abstract: Provided is an imaging device including an imaging element having a first photoelectric conversion unit and a second photoelectric conversion unit, in which a light-receiving efficiency of the second photoelectric conversion unit is lower than a light-receiving efficiency of the first photoelectric conversion unit; an optics that guides a light flux from an object to the imaging element; and a control unit that selects a combination of the first photoelectric conversion unit and the second photoelectric conversion unit used for a motion image capturing and a static image capturing in accordance with a brightness of the object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masafumi Kimura, Koichi Washisu, Yasuo Suda, Akihiko Nagano, Fumihiro Kajimura, Go Naito, Ryo Yamasaki, Makoto Oikawa
  • Patent number: 10283538
    Abstract: An imaging device includes a plurality of pixels, each of which including a first pixel element including a first photoelectric conversion unit, and a second pixel element including a second photoelectric conversion unit lower in sensitivity than the first photoelectric conversion unit, a readout circuit configured to read out a first image signal based on signal charge generated in the first pixel element during a first accumulation period, and a second image signal based on signal charge generated in the second pixel element during a second accumulation period longer than the first accumulation period, the second image signal being synchronized with the first image signal, and a control unit configured to control the readout circuit so that a first readout period for reading out the first image signal is performed during the second accumulation period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Fumihiro Kajimura, Yasuo Suda, Koichi Washisu, Akihiko Nagano, Ryo Yamasaki, Masafumi Kimura, Makoto Oikawa, Go Naito
  • Publication number: 20190096298
    Abstract: Provided is a display apparatus that includes an optical modulator having a plurality of pixels and configured to modulate light from a light source and a projection optical system configured to project an optical image formed by light modulated by the optical modulator. If the optical image is to be projected onto printed matter, the sharpness of the optical image is reduced more than in a case where the optical image is not to be projected onto printed matter, and a grid pattern of the optical modulator is made indiscernible.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: Tomokazu Mori, Masanao Kurita, Yasuo Suda
  • Publication number: 20190082127
    Abstract: According to the present invention, an imaging device and a reproducing device that allow for high quality reproduction of images generated by using two image signals having different lengths of accumulation periods output form a single imaging element are provided. A solid state imaging device of the invention includes a pixel array including a pixel having first and second photoelectric conversion units; a scanning unit that drives the pixel such that an accumulation period of an intermediate time of the first photoelectric conversion unit matches an intermediate time of an accumulation period of the second photoelectric conversion unit; a readout unit that reads out a first image signal from the first photoelectric conversion unit and reads out a second image signal from the second photoelectric conversion unit; and a generating unit that generates images by using the first and second image signals whose accumulation periods have the matched intermediate time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2018
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Inventors: Fumihiro Kajimura, Yasuo Suda, Koichi Washisu, Akihiko Nagano, Ryo Yamasaki, Masafumi Kimura, Makoto Oikawa, Go Naito
  • Patent number: 10182199
    Abstract: According to the present invention, an imaging device and a reproducing device that allow for high quality reproduction of images generated by using two image signals having different lengths of accumulation periods output form a single imaging element are provided. A solid state imaging device of the invention includes a pixel array including a pixel having first and second photoelectric conversion units; a scanning unit that drives the pixel such that an accumulation period of an intermediate time of the first photoelectric conversion unit matches an intermediate time of an accumulation period of the second photoelectric conversion unit; a readout unit that reads out a first image signal from the first photoelectric conversion unit and reads out a second image signal from the second photoelectric conversion unit; and a generating unit that generates images by using the first and second image signals whose accumulation periods have the matched intermediate time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Fumihiro Kajimura, Yasuo Suda, Koichi Washisu, Akihiko Nagano, Ryo Yamasaki, Masafumi Kimura, Makoto Oikawa, Go Naito
  • Publication number: 20180376011
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus comprises: a first generation unit that generates approximate light pattern by adjusting spatial frequency of an input image, and generates a projection image data based on the approximate light pattern; and a second generation unit that generates a print image data based on the input image, wherein the second generation unit generates the print image data so that a difference between the input image and an image for observation obtained by superimposing projection light projected based on the projection image data onto a printed matter printed based on the print image data is reduced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: Masanao Kurita, Shinya Oda, Masayoshi Sekine, Tetsuji Saito, Yasuo Suda
  • Publication number: 20180158487
    Abstract: An imaging device includes an imaging element that acquires a first image based on signal charge generated during a first accumulation time, and a second image based on signal charge generated during a second accumulation time relatively longer than the first accumulation time and synchronized with the first image during a synchronization period including the first accumulation time, and a moving image file generating unit that generates a moving image file including a first moving image based on the first image, a second moving image based on the second image, and synchronization information for synchronizing the first moving image and the second moving image frame by frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Publication date: June 7, 2018
    Inventors: Masafumi Kimura, Yasuo Suda, Koichi Washisu, Akihiko Nagano, Ryo Yamasaki, Makoto Oikawa, Fumihiro Kajimura, Go Naito
  • Patent number: 9881648
    Abstract: An imaging device includes an imaging element that acquires a first image based on signal charge generated during a first accumulation time, and a second image based on signal charge generated during a second accumulation time relatively longer than the first accumulation time and synchronized with the first image during a synchronization period including the first accumulation time, and a moving image file generating unit that generates a moving image file including a first moving image based on the first image, a second moving image based on the second image, and synchronization information for synchronizing the first moving image and the second moving image frame by frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masafumi Kimura, Yasuo Suda, Koichi Washisu, Akihiko Nagano, Ryo Yamasaki, Makoto Oikawa, Fumihiro Kajimura, Go Naito
  • Publication number: 20170244912
    Abstract: According to the present invention, an imaging device and a reproducing device that allow for high quality reproduction of images generated by using two image signals having different lengths of accumulation periods output form a single imaging element are provided. A solid state imaging device of the invention includes a pixel array including a pixel having first and second photoelectric conversion units; a scanning unit that drives the pixel such that an accumulation period of an intermediate time of the first photoelectric conversion unit matches an intermediate time of an accumulation period of the second photoelectric conversion unit; a readout unit that reads out a first image signal from the first photoelectric conversion unit and reads out a second image signal from the second photoelectric conversion unit; and a generating unit that generates images by using the first and second image signals whose accumulation periods have the matched intermediate time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Inventors: Fumihiro Kajimura, Yasuo Suda, Koichi Washisu, Akihiko Nagano, Ryo Yamasaki, Masafumi Kimura, Makoto Oikawa, Go Naito
  • Publication number: 20170236552
    Abstract: An imaging device includes an imaging element that acquires a first image based on signal charge generated during a first accumulation time, and a second image based on signal charge generated during a second accumulation time relatively longer than the first accumulation time and synchronized with the first image during a synchronization period including the first accumulation time, and a moving image file generating unit that generates a moving image file including a first moving image based on the first image, a second moving image based on the second image, and synchronization information for synchronizing the first moving image and the second moving image frame by frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2016
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Inventors: Masafumi Kimura, Yasuo Suda, Koichi Washisu, Akihiko Nagano, Ryo Yamasaki, Makoto Oikawa, Fumihiro Kajimura, Go Naito
  • Publication number: 20170237927
    Abstract: An imaging device includes a plurality of pixels, each of which including a first pixel element including a first photoelectric conversion unit, and a second pixel element including a second photoelectric conversion unit lower in sensitivity than the first photoelectric conversion unit, a readout circuit configured to read out a first image signal based on signal charge generated in the first pixel element during a first accumulation period, and a second image signal based on signal charge generated in the second pixel element during a second accumulation period longer than the first accumulation period, the second image signal being synchronized with the first image signal, and a control unit configured to control the readout circuit so that a first readout period for reading out the first image signal is performed during the second accumulation period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2017
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Inventors: Fumihiro Kajimura, Yasuo Suda, Koichi Washisu, Akihiko Nagano, Ryo Yamasaki, Masafumi Kimura, Makoto Oikawa, Go Naito
  • Publication number: 20170104910
    Abstract: Provided is an imaging device including an imaging element having a first photoelectric conversion unit and a second photoelectric conversion unit, in which a light-receiving efficiency of the second photoelectric conversion unit is lower than a light-receiving efficiency of the first photoelectric conversion unit; an optics that guides a light flux from an object to the imaging element; and a control unit that selects a combination of the first photoelectric conversion unit and the second photoelectric conversion unit used for a motion image capturing and a static image capturing in accordance with a brightness of the object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2016
    Publication date: April 13, 2017
    Inventors: Masafumi Kimura, Koichi Washisu, Yasuo Suda, Akihiko Nagano, Fumihiro Kajimura, Go Naito, Ryo Yamasaki, Makoto Oikawa
  • Patent number: 9464281
    Abstract: A method for concentrating viruses includes applying a magnetic force to a mixture containing: sugar chain-immobilized magnetic metal nano-particles each having a structure in which a sugar chain-immobilized metal nano-particle is bound to a first magnetic nano-particle; second magnetic particles with mean particle size larger than that of the sugar chain-immobilized magnetic metal nano-particles; and a specimen. Each sugar chain-immobilized metal nano-particle has a structure where a ligand-conjugate is bound to a metal nano-particle via sulfur atoms. The ligand-conjugate has a structure where a linker compound's amino group is connected to a sugar chain having a reducing terminal. The linker compound includes, in molecules thereof, an amino group, sulfur atoms, and a hydrocarbon chain having carbon-nitrogen bonds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2016
    Assignees: SUDx-Biotec Corporation, National University Corporation Kagoshima University, Neat Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuo Suda, Masahiro Wakao, Takashi Kodama
  • Patent number: 9239329
    Abstract: This invention provides a method of screening or patterning a biomaterial in terms of their specificities to sugar chains by performing real-time and comprehensive measurement of an interaction between sugar chains and the biomaterial concurrently with a very small amount of the biomaterial without labeling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2007
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2016
    Assignee: Japan Science and Technology Agency
    Inventors: Yasuo Suda, Tomoaki Nishimura, Yuko Kishimoto, Sakiko Yamashita, Sachiko Tsuruta, Masahiro Wakao, Toshiomi Okuno
  • Publication number: 20150218661
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method used thereof for detecting HIV-1 in a saliva sample at early stages of viral infection. The method comprises the steps of: (A) providing glycan immobilized metal nanoparticles which can recognize HIV-1 and diluting the saliva sample to half of the concentration; (B) contacting the glycan immobilized metal nanoparticles with the saliva sample and a mixture is obtained, wherein a volume ratio of the glycan immobilized metal nanoparticles to the saliva sample is 1:49, wherein the HIV-1 in the saliva sample is approximately 0.1 to 10 copies/ml; (C) concentrating the mixture; and (D) determining HIV-1 in the concentrated mixture by a detecting method; wherein each of the glycan immobilized metal nanoparticles includes a ligand-conjugate, the ligand-conjugate has a linker compound, the linker compound has a formula (1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2015
    Publication date: August 6, 2015
    Inventors: Yasuo SUDA, Masanori BABA, Mika OKAMOTO
  • Patent number: 8913175
    Abstract: An image sensor that output a signal for detecting a focus state of a photographing lens. The image sensor includes a microlens; a light-receiving pixel; a first focus state detection pixel pair for outputting a focus state detection signal, in which aperture areas of the first focus state detection pixel pair are small in comparison to the light-receiving pixel; and a second focus state detection pixel pair for outputting a focus state detection signal, in which aperture areas of the second focus state detection pixel pair are small in comparison to the light-receiving pixel, wherein the second focus state detection pixel pair is arranged at a position that is shifted by a predetermined amount relative to each aperture position, with respect to the microlens of the first focus state detection pixel pair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 16, 2014
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Akihiko Nagano, Ichiro Onuki, Makoto Takamiya, Makoto Oikawa, Yoshitaka Hashimoto, Fumihiro Kajimura, Yasuo Suda
  • Publication number: 20140295566
    Abstract: A novel ligand conjugate which is effectively utilizable for analyzing a function of a protein; a ligand-supporting object; and a method of analyzing a protein. The ligand conjugate has a structure which comprises: a linker compound having a structure represented by the following General Formula (1): (wherein n and p each is an integer of 0 to 6) in which X is a structure comprising one, two, or three hydrocarbon derivative chains which have an aromatic amino group at the end and may have a carbon-nitrogen bond in the main chain, Y is a hydro-carbon structure containing one or more sulfur atoms, and Z is a straight-chain structure comprising a carbon-carbon bond or carbon-oxygen bond; and a sugar which has a reducing end and is bonded to the linker compound through the aromatic amino group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2014
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Applicants: Japan Science and Technology Agency, National University Corporation Kagoshima University
    Inventor: Yasuo SUDA