Patents by Inventor Yoshimi Moriya

Yoshimi Moriya 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: 20210136374
    Abstract: A macro block size determining unit 1 determines the size of each macro block on a frame-by-frame basis. A macro block dividing unit 2 divides an inputted image into macro blocks each having the size determined by the macro block size determining unit 1. A macro block coding unit 3 determines a coding mode for each of the macro blocks divided by the macro block dividing unit 2, and codes pixel values in each of the macro blocks in the determined coding mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2021
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshimi MORIYA, Shunichi SEKIGUCHI, Yoshihisa YAMADA, Kohtaro ASAI
  • Patent number: 10943141
    Abstract: An image feature map generating unit (3) generates, on the basis of feature amounts extracted from a plurality of images successively captured by a camera (109), an image feature map which is an estimated distribution of the object likelihood on each of the images. An object detecting unit (4) detects an object on the basis of the image feature map generated by the image feature map generating unit (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoya Sawada, Hidetoshi Mishima, Hideaki Maehara, Yoshimi Moriya, Kazuyuki Miyazawa, Akira Minezawa, Momoyo Hino, Mengxiong Wang, Naohiro Shibuya
  • Publication number: 20200296361
    Abstract: A parallel processing starting unit 3 that partitions an inputted image into tiles each having a predetermined size, and distributes tiles obtained through the partitioning, and N tile encoding units 5-1 to 5-N each of that carries out a prediction difference encoding process on a tile distributed thereto by the parallel processing starting unit 3 to generate a local decoded image are disposed, and each of N tile loop filter units 7-1 to 7-N determines a filter per tile suitable for a filtering process on the local decoded image generated by the corresponding one of the tile encoding units 5-1 to 5-N, and carries out the filtering process on the local decoded image by using the filter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Ryoji HATTORI, Akira MINEZAWA, Yusuke ITANI, Kazuo SUGIMOTO, Shunichi SEKIGUCHI, Yoshimi MORIYA, Norimichi HIWASA
  • Publication number: 20200242782
    Abstract: An image processing device (100) includes an object detecting unit (103a) that detects objects each appearing in a corresponding one of pieces of image data; an object tracking unit (103b) that tracks the detected objects in a time direction; a descriptor generating unit (104) that generates feature descriptors of the respective objects on the basis of results of the detection and results of the tracking of the objects; a data recording control unit (105) that forms a database from the generated feature descriptors and the pieces of image data of the objects corresponding to the feature descriptors; an image retrieving unit (108a) that retrieves, from the database, object groups that match a retrieval condition and form a pair of object groups appearing in pieces of image data obtained by capturing different regions, each of the object groups corresponding to a corresponding one of the regions; a feature extracting unit (108b) that extracts a feature to be used for checking, from pieces of image data and feat
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2017
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshimi MORIYA, Naohiro SHIBUYA, Kazuo SUGIMOTO
  • Patent number: 10728550
    Abstract: A macro block size determining unit 1 determines the size of each macro block on a frame-by-frame basis. A macro block dividing unit 2 divides an inputted image into macro blocks each having the size determined by the macro block size determining unit 1. A macro block coding unit 3 determines a coding mode for each of the macro blocks divided by the macro block dividing unit 2, and codes pixel values in each of the macro blocks in the determined coding mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshimi Moriya, Shunichi Sekiguchi, Yoshihisa Yamada, Kohtaro Asai
  • Patent number: 10708586
    Abstract: A parallel processing starting unit 3 that partitions an inputted image into tiles each having a predetermined size, and distributes tiles obtained through the partitioning, and N tile encoding units 5-1 to 5-N each of that carries out a prediction difference encoding process on a tile distributed thereto by the parallel processing starting unit 3 to generate a local decoded image are disposed, and each of N tile loop filter units 7-1 to 7-N determines a filter per tile suitable for a filtering process on the local decoded image generated by the corresponding one of the tile encoding units 5-1 to 5-N, and carries out the filtering process on the local decoded image by using the filter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRONIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoji Hattori, Akira Minezawa, Yusuke Itani, Kazuo Sugimoto, Shunichi Sekiguchi, Yoshimi Moriya, Norimichi Hiwasa
  • Publication number: 20200184318
    Abstract: A data processing unit (101) processes input data using a neural network. A compression controlling unit (102) generates quantization information that defines quantization steps. An encoding unit (103) encodes network configuration information including parameter data which is quantized using the quantization steps determined by the compression controlling unit (102), and the quantization information, to generate compressed data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Akira MINEZAWA, Yoshimi MORIYA, Mengxiong WANG, Kazuo SUGIMOTO
  • Patent number: 10643338
    Abstract: An object detection device includes: an optical flow calculator to calculate an optical flow between images captured by the image capturer at different times; an evaluation value calculator to divide the image captured by the image capturer into areas, and calculate, for each divided area, an evaluation value by using the optical flows of pixels belonging to the divided area, the evaluation value indicating a measure of a possibility that the divided area is an object area representing part or whole of the object to be detected; and an area determinator to determine an area in an image, in which the object to be detected exists, by comparing the evaluation value of each divided area calculated by the evaluation value calculator with a threshold value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuyuki Miyazawa, Shunichi Sekiguchi, Hideaki Maehara, Yoshimi Moriya, Akira Minezawa, Ryoji Hattori, Momoyo Nagase, Tomoya Sawada
  • Publication number: 20200092549
    Abstract: A parallel processing starting unit 3 that partitions an inputted image into tiles each having a predetermined size, and distributes tiles obtained through the partitioning, and N tile encoding units 5-1 to 5-N each of that carries out a prediction difference encoding process on a tile distributed thereto by the parallel processing starting unit 3 to generate a local decoded image are disposed, and each of N tile loop filter units 7-1 to 7-N determines a filter per tile suitable for a filtering process on the local decoded image generated by the corresponding one of the tile encoding units 5-1 to 5-N, and carries out the filtering process on the local decoded image by using the filter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Ryoji HATTORI, Akira MINEZAWA, Yusuke ITANI, Kazuo SUGIMOTO, Shunichi SEKIGUCHI, Yoshimi MORIYA, Norimichi HIWASA
  • Patent number: 10554970
    Abstract: An encoding controlling unit 3 selects one transformation block size which provides an optimal degree of encoding efficiency from a set of transformation block sizes which are determined in accordance with an encoding mode 7, and includes the transformation block size selected thereby in optimal compression parameters 20a to notify the transformation block size to a transformation/quantization unit 19, and the transformation/quantization unit 19 divides an optimal prediction differential signal 13a into blocks having the transformation block size included in the optimal compression parameters 20a, and carries out a transformation and quantization process on each of the blocks to generate compressed data 21.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshimi Moriya, Shunichi Sekiguchi, Kazuo Sugimoto, Kohtaro Asai, Tokumichi Murakami
  • Publication number: 20200013172
    Abstract: A congestion degree estimating unit (12) which estimates, for each image frame, a congestion degree of an area in which each object detected by an object detecting unit (11) is present is provided. An object selecting unit (13) refers to an estimation result of the congestion degree by the congestion degree estimating unit (12) for each image frame, and selects an object present in an area the congestion degree of which is equal to or lower than a first threshold out of one or more objects detected by the object detecting unit (11).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Naohiro SHIBUYA, Yoshimi MORIYA, Kazuo SUGIMOTO, Akira MINEZAWA, Mengxiong WANG
  • Patent number: 10523935
    Abstract: A parallel processing starting unit 3 that partitions an inputted image into tiles each having a predetermined size, and distributes tiles obtained through the partitioning, and N tile encoding units 5-1 to 5-N each of that carries out a prediction difference encoding process on a tile distributed thereto by the parallel processing starting unit 3 to generate a local decoded image are disposed, and each of N tile loop filter units 7-1 to 7-N determines a filter per tile suitable for a filtering process on the local decoded image generated by the corresponding one of the tile encoding units 5-1 to 5-N, and carries out the filtering process on the local decoded image by using the filter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryoji Hattori, Akira Minezawa, Yusuke Itani, Kazuo Sugimoto, Shunichi Sekiguchi, Yoshimi Moriya, Norimichi Hiwasa
  • Patent number: 10469839
    Abstract: An encoding controlling unit 3 selects one transformation block size which provides an optimal degree of encoding efficiency from a set of transformation block sizes which are determined in accordance with an encoding mode 7, and includes the transformation block size selected thereby in optimal compression parameters 20a to notify the transformation block size to a transformation/quantization unit 19, and the transformation/quantization unit 19 divides an optimal prediction differential signal 13a into blocks having the transformation block size included in the optimal compression parameters 20a, and carries out a transformation and quantization process on each of the blocks to generate compressed data 21.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshimi Moriya, Shunichi Sekiguchi, Kazuo Sugimoto, Kohtaro Asai, Tokumichi Murakami
  • Publication number: 20190335174
    Abstract: A macro block size determining unit 1 determines the size of each macro block on a frame-by-frame basis. A macro block dividing unit 2 divides an inputted image into macro blocks each having the size determined by the macro block size determining unit 1. A macro block coding unit 3 determines a coding mode for each of the macro blocks divided by the macro block dividing unit 2, and codes pixel values in each of the macro blocks in the determined coding mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshimi MORIYA, Shunichi SEKIGUCHI, Yoshihisa YAMADA, Kohtaro ASAI
  • Publication number: 20190306496
    Abstract: An encoding controlling unit 3 selects one transformation block size which provides an optimal degree of encoding efficiency from a set of transformation block sizes which are determined in accordance with an encoding mode 7, and includes the transformation block size selected thereby in optimal compression parameters 20a to notify the transformation block size to a transformation/quantization unit 19, and the transformation/quantization unit 19 divides an optimal prediction differential signal 13a into blocks having the transformation block size included in the optimal compression parameters 20a, and carries out a transformation and quantization process on each of the blocks to generate compressed data 21.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshimi MORIYA, Shunichi SEKIGUCHI, Kazuo SUGIMOTO, Kohtaro ASAI, Tokumichi MURAKAMI
  • Publication number: 20190306497
    Abstract: An encoding controlling unit 3 selects one transformation block size which provides an optimal degree of encoding efficiency from a set of transformation block sizes which are determined in accordance with an encoding mode 7, and includes the transformation block size selected thereby in optimal compression parameters 20a to notify the transformation block size to a transformation/quantization unit 19, and the transformation/quantization unit 19 divides an optimal prediction differential signal 13a into blocks having the transformation block size included in the optimal compression parameters 20a, and carries out a transformation and quantization process on each of the blocks to generate compressed data 21.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshimi MORIYA, Shunichi SEKIGUCHI, Kazuo SUGIMOTO, Kohtaro ASAI, Tokumichi MURAKAMI
  • Patent number: 10412385
    Abstract: An encoding controlling unit 3 selects one transformation block size which provides an optimal degree of encoding efficiency from a set of transformation block sizes which are determined in accordance with an encoding mode 7, and includes the transformation block size selected thereby in optimal compression parameters 20a to notify the transformation block size to a transformation/quantization unit 19, and the transformation/quantization unit 19 divides an optimal prediction differential signal 13a into blocks having the transformation block size included in the optimal compression parameters 20a, and carries out a transformation and quantization process on each of the blocks to generate compressed data 21.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshimi Moriya, Shunichi Sekiguchi, Kazuo Sugimoto, Kohtaro Asai, Tokumichi Murakami
  • Patent number: 10390011
    Abstract: An encoding controlling unit 3 selects one transformation block size which provides an optimal degree of encoding efficiency from a set of transformation block sizes which are determined in accordance with an encoding mode 7, and includes the transformation block size selected thereby in optimal compression parameters 20a to notify the transformation block size to a transformation/quantization unit 19, and the transformation/quantization unit 19 divides an optimal prediction differential signal 13a into blocks having the transformation block size included in the optimal compression parameters 20a, and carries out a transformation and quantization process on each of the blocks to generate compressed data 21.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshimi Moriya, Shunichi Sekiguchi, Kazuo Sugimoto, Kohtaro Asai, Tokumichi Murakami
  • Publication number: 20190230320
    Abstract: Included are a parameter deriving unit (13) for deriving, based on sensor data indicating an object group detected by sensors (401, 402, . . . , 40p) and having information regarding a spatial feature quantity using a real space as a reference, a state parameter indicating a state feature quantity of the object group indicated by the sensor data, and a crowd state predicting unit (14) for creating, on the basis of the state parameter derived by the parameter deriving unit (13), predicted data predicting a state of the object group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2016
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshimi MORIYA, Ryoji HATTORI, Kazuyuki MIYAZAWA, Shunichi SEKIGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20190197345
    Abstract: An image feature map generating unit (3) generates, on the basis of feature amounts extracted from a plurality of images successively captured by a camera (109), an image feature map which is an estimated distribution of the object likelihood on each of the images. An object detecting unit (4) detects an object on the basis of the image feature map generated by the image feature map generating unit (3).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2016
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoya SAWADA, Hidetoshi MISHIMA, Hideaki MAEHARA, Yoshimi MORIYA, Kazuyuki MIYAZAWA, Akira MINEZAWA, Momoyo HINO, Mengxiong WANG, Naohiro SHIBUYA