Patents by Inventor Yoichi Mizutani

Yoichi Mizutani 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: 10936850
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus comprising a processor and a memory device storing instructions. When executed by the processor, the instructions cause the processor to generate a trail image according to a display time of at least one part of a pathological image in a display region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yutaka Hasegawa, Shigeatsu Yoshioka, Yoichi Mizutani, Naoki Tagami
  • Patent number: 10871833
    Abstract: In one example embodiment, an information processing apparatus causes a display device to display a first image in a display range. In this embodiment, the first image is from images associated with an observation target object. The images include a first image, a second image, and a third image. In response to a request to change the display range, the information processing apparatus changes the display range at a first speed, and causes the display range to display the second image. In response to a request to terminate the change of the display range, the information processing apparatus changes the display range at a deceleration speed, and causes the display range to display the third image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Shigeatsu Yoshioka, Yoichi Mizutani
  • Publication number: 20200379633
    Abstract: An information processing system and a method for operating same are provided. The information processing system includes a first information processing apparatus and a second information processing apparatus. The first information processing apparatus is configured to display a first synchronous image in a first window, the first window having an operation right. The second information processing apparatus has a synchronous state or an asynchronous state. The second information processing apparatus is configured to: display a second synchronous image; in response to a first request, switch from the synchronous state to the asynchronous state; and in response to a second request, switch from the asynchronous state to the synchronous state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Yutaka HASEGAWA, Yoichi MIZUTANI, Masato KAJIMOTO, Masahiro TAKAHASHI, Hiroshi KYUSOJIN
  • Publication number: 20200151420
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus comprising a processor and a memory device storing instructions. When executed by the processor, the instructions cause the processor to generate a trail image according to a display time of at least one part of a pathological image in a display region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: Yutaka HASEGAWA, Shigeatsu YOSHIOKA, Yoichi MIZUTANI, Naoki TAGAMI
  • Patent number: 10558842
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus comprising a processor and a memory device storing instructions. When executed by the processor, the instructions cause the processor to generate a trail image according to a display time of at least one part of a pathological image in a display region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yutaka Hasegawa, Shigeatsu Yoshioka, Yoichi Mizutani, Naoki Tagami
  • Publication number: 20200035336
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus and method that allow a user to easily adequately move a display area by guiding a browsed part when a needle biopsy image is browsed. The information processing apparatus includes a storage unit to store a pathological image of a specimen and guide information along the center line of a shape of the specimen in the pathological image, a display control unit to display at least a part of the stored pathological image, as an observation image, on a screen, an input unit to receive an instruction for changing a range on the pathological image of the observation image displayed on the screen, from a user, and a control unit to calculate the range on the pathological image of the observation image based on the instruction and the stored guide information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: YUTAKA HASEGAWA, HIDAKA UCHIDA, YOICHI MIZUTANI, SHIGEATSU YOSHIOKA, MASATO KAJIMOTO, KOUJI OGURA, MASASHI KIMOTO, NAOKI TAGAMI, TORU MITOME
  • Patent number: 10506167
    Abstract: In one example embodiment, an information processing apparatus, for an observed image associated with an observation target object (e.g., a section of biological tissue), associates and stores position information and observation magnification information. In this embodiment, the information processing apparatus causes a display device to: (i) display an image associated with the observation target object; (ii) indicate the first positional information of the first observed image; and (iii) indicate the first observation magnification information of the first observed image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yoichi Mizutani, Shigeatsu Yoshioka, Yoshihiro Wakita, Masashi Kimoto, Naoki Tagami
  • Publication number: 20190356859
    Abstract: In one example embodiment, an information processing apparatus, for an observed image associated with an observation target object (e.g., a section of biological tissue), associates and stores position information and observation magnification information. In this embodiment, the information processing apparatus causes a display device to: (i) display an image associated with the observation target object; (ii) indicate the first positional information of the first observed image; and (iii) indicate the first observation magnification information of the first observed image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Inventors: Yoichi MIZUTANI, Shigeatsu YOSHIOKA, Yoshihiro WAKITA, Masashi KIMOTO, Naoki TAGAMI
  • Patent number: 10460075
    Abstract: To provide an information processing apparatus, an information processing method, and an information processing program that allow a user to easily adequately move a display area by guiding a browsed part when a needle biopsy image is browsed. [Solving Means] An information processing apparatus includes: a storage unit to store a pathological image of a specimen and guide information along the center line of a shape of the specimen in the pathological image; a display control unit to display at least a part of the stored pathological image, as an observation image, on a screen; an input unit to receive an instruction for changing a range on the pathological image of the observation image displayed on the screen, from a user; and a control unit to calculate the range on the pathological image of the observation image based on the instruction and the stored guide information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yutaka Hasegawa, Hidaka Uchida, Yoichi Mizutani, Shigeatsu Yoshioka, Masato Kajimoto, Kouji Ogura, Masashi Kimoto, Naoki Tagami, Toru Mitome
  • Publication number: 20190206544
    Abstract: Provided is an input apparatus, including: a touch panel configured to receive input operation of at least selecting a medical image, the medical image being displayed on a display area of a display apparatus; and an operation input unit configured to receive spatial operation of the medical image as continuous input, the medical image being displayed on the display area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Shigeatsu Yoshioka, Hidaka Uchida, Yoichi Mizutani, Seiji Miyama, Toru Mitome
  • Patent number: 10185804
    Abstract: Provided is an input apparatus, including: a touch panel configured to receive input operation of at least selecting a medical image, the medical image being displayed on a display area of a display apparatus; and an operation input unit configured to receive spatial operation of the medical image as continuous input, the medical image being displayed on the display area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Shigeatsu Yoshioka, Hidaka Uchida, Yoichi Mizutani, Seiji Miyama, Toru Mitome
  • Patent number: 10091426
    Abstract: In one example embodiment, an information processing apparatus, for an observed image associated with an observation target object (e.g., a section of biological tissue), associates and stores position information and observation magnification information. In this embodiment, the information processing apparatus causes a display device to: (i) display an image associated with the observation target object; (ii) indicate the first positional information of the first observed image; and (iii) indicate the first observation magnification information of the first observed image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yoichi Mizutani, Shigeatsu Yoshioka, Yoshihiro Wakita, Masashi Kimoto, Naoki Tagami
  • Publication number: 20170316184
    Abstract: [Object] It is desirable to realize a more efficient coordination between the genetic analysis company and the medical institution. [Solution] Provided is an information processing device including: a data acquisition unit configured to acquire predetermined information; a determination unit configured to determine whether or not personal information of a subject has been set in the predetermined information; and an identification information provision unit configured to provide a medical institution terminal with user identification information required when the subject uses a service, in a case where it is determined that the personal information of the subject has not been set in the predetermined information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2015
    Publication date: November 2, 2017
    Inventors: SHIGEATSU YOSHIOKA, MASATO KAJIMOTO, YOICHI MIZUTANI, TAKU TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20170185272
    Abstract: An information processing system and a method for operating same are provided. The information processing system includes a first information processing apparatus and a second information processing apparatus. The first information processing apparatus is configured to display a first synchronous image in a first window, the first window having an operation right. The second information processing apparatus has a synchronous state or an asynchronous state. The second information processing apparatus is configured to: display a second synchronous image; in response to a first request, switch from the synchronous state to the asynchronous state; and in response to a second request, switch from the asynchronous state to the synchronous state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2017
    Publication date: June 29, 2017
    Inventors: Yutaka HASEGAWA, Yoichi MIZUTANI, Masato KAJIMOTO, Masahiro TAKAHASHI, Hiroshi KYUSOJIN
  • Publication number: 20170161898
    Abstract: In one example embodiment, an information processing apparatus, for an observed image associated with an observation target object (e.g., a section of biological tissue), associates and stores position information and observation magnification information. In this embodiment, the information processing apparatus causes a display device to: (i) display an image associated with the observation target object; (ii) indicate the first positional information of the first observed image; and (iii) indicate the first observation magnification information of the first observed image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2017
    Publication date: June 8, 2017
    Inventors: Yoichi MIZUTANI, Shigeatsu YOSHIOKA, Yoshihiro WAKITA, Masashi KIMOTO, Naoki TAGAMI
  • Patent number: 9635313
    Abstract: An information processing system and a method for operating same are provided. The information processing system includes a first information processing apparatus and a second information processing apparatus. The first information processing apparatus is configured to display a first synchronous image in a first window, the first window having an operation right. The second information processing apparatus has a synchronous state or an asynchronous state. The second information processing apparatus is configured to: display a second synchronous image; in response to a first request, switch from the synchronous state to the asynchronous state; and in response to a second request, switch from the asynchronous state to the synchronous state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yutaka Hasegawa, Yoichi Mizutani, Masato Kajimoto, Masahiro Takahashi, Hiroshi Kyusojin
  • Patent number: 9628710
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus for performing efficient signal processing depending on the operational mode. In the finder mode, a CCD interface 21a decimates horizontal components of image data supplied from an image generating unit 10 to one-third and moreover processes the decimated image data with data conversion and resolution conversion to produce Y, Cb and Cr image data which are routed to and written in an image memory 32 over a memory controller 22. In the recording mode, the CCD interface 21a causes the image data from the image generating unit 10 to be written in the image memory 32 via memory controller 22 after decimation and gamma correction etc. The camera DSP 21c reads out the image data via memory controller 22 from the image memory 32 to effect data conversion for writing the resulting data via memory controller 22 in the image memory 32.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoichi Mizutani, Masayuki Takezawa, Hideki Matsumoto, Ken Nakajima, Toshihisa Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 9615028
    Abstract: A method of displaying a pathological microscopic image is provided. The method includes causing a display device to display a first area and a second area of a microscopic image, wherein the first area of the microscopic image is configured to be displayed in a first resolution and the second area of the microscopic image is configured to be displayed in a second resolution, and wherein the first resolution is lower than the second resolution; and causing the display device to display a first part of the first area in a first color different from an intrinsic color of the microscopic image, wherein the first part of the first area corresponds to the second area of the microscopic image, and wherein the first color includes one or more colors. An information processing apparatus, a non-transitory computer-readable medium, and an information processing system are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yoichi Mizutani, Shigeatsu Yoshioka, Yoshihiro Wakita, Masashi Kimoto, Naoki Tagami
  • Publication number: 20170068343
    Abstract: In one example embodiment, an information processing apparatus causes a display device to display a first image in a display range. In this embodiment, the first image is from images associated with an observation target object. The images include a first image, a second image, and a third image. In response to a request to change the display range, the information processing apparatus changes the display range at a first speed, and causes the display range to display the second image. In response to a request to terminate the change of the display range, the information processing apparatus changes the display range at a deceleration speed, and causes the display range to display the third image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2016
    Publication date: March 9, 2017
    Inventors: Shigeatsu Yoshioka, Yoichi Mizutani
  • Patent number: 9536272
    Abstract: In one example embodiment, an information processing apparatus causes a display device to display a first image in a display range. In this embodiment, the first image is from images associated with an observation target object. The images include a first image, a second image, and a third image. In response to a request to change the display range, the information processing apparatus changes the display range at a first speed, and causes the display range to display the second image. In response to a request to terminate the change of the display range, the information processing apparatus changes the display range at a deceleration speed, and causes the display range to display the third image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shigeatsu Yoshioka, Yoichi Mizutani