Patents by Inventor Yoshio Matsuoka

Yoshio Matsuoka 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: 20190372845
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a control system includes a client terminal, a first server and a second server. The client terminal transmits an assignment request of an IP address including first identification information that uniquely identifies the client terminal and is set as a host name to the first server. The first server assigns an IP address to the client terminal in accordance with the request, and transmits the IP address and the host name to the second server. The second server transmits, when one or more items of second identification information include the first identification information set as the host name and when a setup process of the client terminal has not been performed, data for the process of the client terminal to the client terminal using the IP address.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Kenji Tanaka, Yoshio Matsuoka
  • Patent number: 10296274
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes an input device configured to accept a user's operation and a hardware processor. The hardware processor is configured to receive a virtual desktop image transmitted by the server apparatus, display the received virtual desktop image on a screen, transmit, in a case where a second operation other than a first operation is accepted while the virtual desktop image has been displayed, operation information indicative of the second operation to the server apparatus, and display on the screen an indicator forward of the virtual desktop image, in a case where the first operation is accepted while the virtual desktop image has been displayed, the indicator being provided to change setting of hardware of the electronic apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Toshiba Client Solutions Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyohei Matsuda, Yoshio Matsuoka, Kouetsu Wada, Kohei Momosaki, Tsukasa Nunami
  • Publication number: 20170185361
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes an input device configured to accept a user's operation and a hardware processor. The hardware processor is configured to receive a virtual desktop image transmitted by the server apparatus, display the received virtual desktop image on a screen, transmit, in a case where a second operation other than a first operation is accepted while the virtual desktop image has been displayed, operation information indicative of the second operation to the server apparatus, and display on the screen an indicator forward of the virtual desktop image, in a case where the first operation is accepted while the virtual desktop image has been displayed, the indicator being provided to change setting of hardware of the electronic apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Publication date: June 29, 2017
    Inventors: Kyohei Matsuda, Yoshio Matsuoka, Kouetsu Wada, Kohei Momosaki, Tsukasa Nunami
  • Patent number: 9507966
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a firmware stored in a ROM in an information processing device connects the information processing device to a first server through a network, and downloads a client program into a volatile memory in the information processing device from the first server. Also, the firmware launches the client program to connect the information processing device and a second server through the network, and turns off the power of the information processing device to erase content in the volatile memory, when the information processing device is disconnected from the network after connection between the information processing device and the second server is established.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Toshiya Nakano, Yoshio Matsuoka, Yoshihiro Kaneko, Hideaki Uzawa
  • Publication number: 20150379308
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a firmware stored in a ROM in an information processing device connects the information processing device to a first server through a network, and downloads a client program into a volatile memory in the information processing device from the first server. Also, the firmware launches the client program to connect the information processing device and a second server through the network, and turns off the power of the information processing device to erase content in the volatile memory, when the information processing device is disconnected from the network after connection between the information processing device and the second server is established.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2014
    Publication date: December 31, 2015
    Inventors: Toshiya Nakano, Yoshio Matsuoka, Yoshihiro Kaneko, Hideaki Uzawa
  • Patent number: 8649892
    Abstract: There is provided a production management system that requires no backup step for performing a backup operation when trouble occurs in a robot, and can increase workability of a repair operation of the robot. The production management system for a production line mixedly including robot operation steps and manual operation steps, including: a monitor that displays the cause of abnormality that occurs in the robot operation step; a warning device that warns of occurrence of abnormality in the robot operation step; and a robot reversing device that reverses the orientation of a robot when abnormality occurs in the robot, wherein production is continued by changing the robot operation step where the abnormality occurs to the manual operation step. Also, a repair operation is performed for the robot reversed by the robot reversing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2006
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2014
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Katsuhisa Miyazaki, Shinji Kobayashi, Yoshio Matsuoka, Yoshio Hata, Jun Hikoe
  • Publication number: 20130086407
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a measuring module and a controller. The measuring module is configured to measure a power supplied from an external power supply during a period when the electronic apparatus is powered on or off. The controller is configured to output first data indicative of the power measured by the measuring module when the electronic apparatus is in a power-on state, temporarily record in a memory second data indicative of the power measured by the measuring module when the electronic apparatus is in a power-off state, and output the second data after the electronic apparatus transitions to the power-on state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2012
    Publication date: April 4, 2013
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Shinsuke YATO, Tooru MAMATA, Yoshio MATSUOKA
  • Patent number: 8387134
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a main body, an authentication unit which performs an authentication process, upon power-on of the main body, if authentication information is registered in the main body, the authentication process including a process to authenticate a user based on authentication information input by the user and the authentication information registered in the main body, and a forced-registration unit which performs a forced-registration process to request the user to register new authentication information and inhibit the main body from operating until the new authentication information is registered, upon power-on of the main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2006
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2013
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Yoshio Matsuoka, Mayumi Maeda
  • Publication number: 20110317886
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a housing, a fingerprint sensor, a finger detecting module, an authenticating module, and an activating module. The fingerprint sensor is provided in a top surface of the housing and configured to take a fingerprint image. The finger detecting module is spaced from the fingerprint sensor by a certain distance and is configured to detect a finger. The authenticating module is configured to cause the fingerprint sensor to take a fingerprint image when the finger detecting module detects a finger. The authenticating module is also configured to determine whether authentication has succeeded or failed based on fingerprint data obtained from the fingerprint image. The activating module is configured to boot the information processing apparatus if the authenticating module determines that the authentication has succeeded.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2011
    Publication date: December 29, 2011
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventor: Yoshio Matsuoka
  • Publication number: 20110243256
    Abstract: In one embodiment, there is provided an electronic apparatus into which a removable storage medium having a wireless communication function is inserted. The apparatus includes: a generator that generates a first key for encoding data, and a second key for decoding the data encoded by the first key; a storage medium controller that writes first data into the storage medium when starting up the electronic apparatus, and monitor whether or not the first data are rewritten to second data; a decoder that decodes the second data using the second key when the storage medium controller determines that the first data are written to the second data; and a startup controller that determines whether or not the decoded second data are identical to the first data, and stop starting up the electronic apparatus when determining that the decoded second data are not identical to the first data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2011
    Publication date: October 6, 2011
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventor: Yoshio MATSUOKA
  • Publication number: 20110131662
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information processor includes a checker and a lock enabling module. The checker checks whether each of different types of lock mechanisms is enabled. When the lock mechanisms include an enabled lock mechanism, the lock enabling module enables a lock mechanism other than the enabled lock mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2010
    Publication date: June 2, 2011
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventor: Yoshio MATSUOKA
  • Patent number: 7930527
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a processor which executes an operating system and an application, a first real time clock including a function of supplying time and date information to the operating system at a time when the operating system is booted, and an alarm function of booting the operating system at a set time and date, a second real time clock including a function of measuring a time and date, and a time and date information transmission processing unit which executes authentication processing and which executes processing of transmitting information to change the time and date measured by the second real time clock in a case where the authentication processing has been successful.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2007
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2011
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Yoshio Matsuoka, Takayuki Izumida
  • Patent number: 7797547
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a main body, a first authentication unit which performs a first authentication process to authenticate a user when the main body is powered on, a second authentication unit which performs a second authentication process to authenticate the user after the user is authenticated in the first authentication process, and an authentication skip control unit which skips the first authentication process until a given time period elapses since the user is last authenticated in the second authentication process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2010
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Yoshio Matsuoka, Mayumi Maeda
  • Publication number: 20090177307
    Abstract: There is provided a production management system that requires no backup step for performing a backup operation when trouble occurs in a robot, and can increase workability of a repair operation of the robot. The production management system for a production line mixedly including robot operation steps and manual operation steps, including: a monitor that displays the cause of abnormality that occurs in the robot operation step; a warning device that warns of occurrence of abnormality in the robot operation step; and a robot reversing device that reverses the orientation of a robot when abnormality occurs in the robot, wherein production is continued by changing the robot operation step where the abnormality occurs to the manual operation step. Also, a repair operation is performed for the robot reversed by the robot reversing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2006
    Publication date: July 9, 2009
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Katsuhisa Miyazaki, Shinji Kobayashi, Yoshio Matsuoka, Yoshio Hata, Jun Hikoe
  • Publication number: 20080104409
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a processor which executes an operating system and an application, a first real time clock including a function of supplying time and date information to the operating system at a time when the operating system is booted, and an alarm function of booting the operating system at a set time and date, a second real time clock including a function of measuring a time and date, and a time and date information transmission processing unit which executes authentication processing and which executes processing of transmitting information to change the time and date measured by the second real time clock in a case where the authentication processing has been successful.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2007
    Publication date: May 1, 2008
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yoshio Matsuoka, Takayuki Izumida
  • Publication number: 20080079671
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a display unit comprising a plurality of light-emitting devices, a light-emitting unit which, if a predetermined area of the display unit is displayed, urges the plurality of light-emitting devices corresponding to the predetermined area and an area wider than the predetermined area to emit light, and a controller urging a display area other than the predetermined area, in a display range in which the light-emitting devices emit light by the light-emitting unit, to be displayed in black.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2007
    Publication date: April 3, 2008
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Hiroshi Yamazaki, Yoshio Matsuoka
  • Publication number: 20080082865
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information recording apparatus includes a disk recording medium, a nonvolatile memory provided with a plurality of memory blocks including a plurality of alternate blocks, a data write section which writes data to a memory block of an address assigned by the system, a data read section which reads the data from the memory block of the write-assigned address, a judgment section which determines whether or not the data read by the data read section is correctly written, and a control section which determines whether or not an unused alternate block is present by referring to the management information of the alternate blocks used in place of the memory blocks, when it is determined that the data is not correctly written, and notifying the system that data cannot be written to the write-assigned address, when it is determined that an unused alternate block is not present.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2007
    Publication date: April 3, 2008
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventor: Yoshio Matsuoka
  • Patent number: 7339373
    Abstract: The object of the invention is to provide a biomagnetism measuring device using a high-performance cylindrical shielding apparatus provided with a flange-type plate having an opening formed on a circumferential face, an auxiliary cylinder in which one or plural cylindrical members are connected so that the central axis of the opening of the flange-type plate and each central axis of the cylindrical members are coincident, cylindrical shields having first, second and third angular ranges with the y-axis, a revolving door having a cutout in a portion parallel to the y-axis and acquired by integrating the cylindrical shields, shield bases for supporting the cylindrical shield to which the flange-type plate is connected in a circular-arc part at both ends, revolving parts for revolving the revolving door in a circumferential direction of the y-axis along a circumferential part of the cylindrical shield and opening or closing an opening in the circumferential direction, a cryostat arranged inside the opening of th
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2005
    Date of Patent: March 4, 2008
    Assignee: Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation
    Inventors: Yusuke Seki, Mitsuru Onuma, Akihiko Kandori, Daisuke Suzuki, Takuya Akashi, Masahiro Murakami, Atsushi Watanabe, Yoshio Matsuoka
  • Publication number: 20070050640
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a storage device that stores biological information to be used for identifying the user, a sensor that reads out biological information, a non-volatile memory that stores identification information for identifying the storage device, a first authentication section that executes an authentication process of verifying the authenticity of the user, using the biological information read out by the sensor and the biological information stored in the storage device, a verification section that verifies the authenticity of the storage device, using the identification information possessed by the storage device and the identification information stored in the non-volatile memory, and a boot section that executes a boot process of an operating system after the authentication by the first authentication section of the authenticity of the user and the verification by the verification section of the authenticity of the storage device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2006
    Publication date: March 1, 2007
    Inventor: Yoshio Matsuoka
  • Publication number: 20070050633
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a main body, an authentication unit which performs an authentication process, upon power-on of the main body, if authentication information is registered in the main body, the authentication process including a process to authenticate a user based on authentication information input by the user and the authentication information registered in the main body, and a forced-registration unit which performs a forced-registration process to request the user to register new authentication information and inhibit the main body from operating until the new authentication information is registered, upon power-on of the main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2006
    Publication date: March 1, 2007
    Inventors: Yoshio Matsuoka, Mayumi Maeda