Patents by Inventor Yohei Kuroda

Yohei Kuroda 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: 9128665
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing device comprising a housing, a display screen, a touch panel arranged on the display screen, an icon, which is displayed on the display screen and manipulated through the touch panel, a state detection unit for detecting a state change of the housing, a state determination unit for determining the state change of the housing detected by the state detection unit, and a display control unit for displaying the icon in a desired position on the display screen in response to a determination result of the state determination unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2015
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoji Amemiya, Nobutaka Yagi, Osamu Ishioka, Kenji Waku, Yohei Kuroda
  • Patent number: 8963504
    Abstract: Provided is an electronic device including a secondary battery, a charging section which charges the secondary battery with power supplied from an external power supply section with a set charging current, a measurement section which measures an amount of charge accumulated in the secondary battery, a time information acquisition section which acquires time information, a storage section which stores charging history information indicating a time period in which a user performs charging, and a control section which has a chargeable time estimation section that estimates chargeable time based on the charging history information and the time information, and a charging current setting section that calculates a restricted charging current which enables the secondary battery to be charged up to a charging capacity within the chargeable time, based on the amount of charge acquired from the measurement section, and sets the restricted charging current in the charging section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yohei Kuroda, Osamu Ishioka, Nobutaka Yagi, Ryoji Amemiya, Kenji Waku
  • Publication number: 20120126744
    Abstract: Provided is an electronic device including a secondary battery, a charging section which charges the secondary battery with power supplied from an external power supply section with a set charging current, a measurement section which measures an amount of charge accumulated in the secondary battery, a time information acquisition section which acquires time information, a storage section which stores charging history information indicating a time period in which a user performs charging, and a control section which has a chargeable time estimation section that estimates chargeable time based on the charging history information and the time information, and a charging current setting section that calculates a restricted charging current which enables the secondary battery to be charged up to a charging capacity within the chargeable time, based on the amount of charge acquired from the measurement section, and sets the restricted charging current in the charging section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2010
    Publication date: May 24, 2012
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yohei Kuroda, Osamu Ishioka, Nobutaka Yagi, Ryoji Amemiya, Kenji Waku
  • Publication number: 20110179374
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a housing, an operation position specification section, and a display control section. The housing includes a touch panel, and is configured to display a predetermined software keyboard including keys on a display screen. The operation position specification section is configured to specify an operation position of each of the keys of the software keyboard; and a display control section is configured to automatically change display of the keys based on variations of the operation positions of the keys, the operation positions being specified by the operation position specification section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2011
    Publication date: July 21, 2011
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Nobutaka YAGI, Osamu ISHIOKA, Ryoji AMEMIYA, Yohei KURODA, Kenji WAKU
  • Publication number: 20110169868
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing device comprising a housing, a display screen, a touch panel arranged on the display screen, an icon, which is displayed on the display screen and manipulated through the touch panel, a state detection unit for detecting a state change of the housing, a state determination unit for determining the state change of the housing detected by the state detection unit, and a display control unit for displaying the icon in a desired position on the display screen in response to a determination result of the state determination unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2010
    Publication date: July 14, 2011
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Ryoji AMEMIYA, Nobutaka Yagi, Osamu Ishioka, Kenji Waku, Yohei Kuroda