Patents by Inventor Yuichi Nishii

Yuichi Nishii 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: 20220100706
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes: an inputter which receives an input of identification information of a user; a storage including a shared storage area to be used by the user; and a controller which adds the identification information to folder path information, which is information on a folder path to the shared storage area, according to a result of authentication of the identification information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2021
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Inventor: YUICHI NISHII
  • Patent number: 11092698
    Abstract: A radiation imaging system comprises a plurality of imaging apparatuses configured to generate images based on radiation emitted from a radiation generator, and a control apparatus configured to communicate with the plurality of imaging apparatuses. Each of the plurality of imaging apparatuses generates imaging information with a smaller data size than an image obtained by an imaging operation based on the image. The control apparatus acquires the imaging information from each of the plurality of imaging apparatuses, and selects, from the plurality of imaging apparatuses based on the imaging information, an imaging apparatus from which an image obtained by an imaging operation is acquired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hikaru Tanaka, Yuichi Nishii, Kenta Endoh, Tomohiro Kawanishi
  • Patent number: 11032469
    Abstract: An imaging control apparatus comprising: an irradiation field obtaining unit configured to obtain irradiation field information in radiation imaging by an irradiation field obtaining method based on any one of a radiation image obtained by the radiation imaging, imaging information concerning the radiation imaging, and preset irradiation field information in the radiation imaging; and an area dose obtaining unit configured to obtain an area dose in the radiation imaging based on the irradiation field information. In a case the irradiation field information is not obtained, the irradiation field obtaining unit obtains the irradiation field information based on an irradiation field obtaining method different from the irradiation field obtaining method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Yuichi Nishii
  • Patent number: 10987079
    Abstract: A radiation imaging system includes a plurality of imaging apparatuses configured to generate images based on radiation emitted from radiation generating apparatuses configured to perform radiation irradiation and a control apparatus configured to communicate with the plurality of the imaging apparatuses. The control apparatus comprises: an obtainment unit configured to obtain imaging information from each of the plurality of imaging apparatuses, a selection unit configured to select one imaging apparatus from the plurality of imaging apparatuses based on the imaging information obtained by the obtainment unit, and an image obtainment unit configured to obtain an image from the imaging apparatus selected by the selection unit, and the control apparatus further comprises a setting unit configured to set an imaging apparatus from which imaging information is obtained by the obtainment unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tomohiro Kawanishi, Yuichi Nishii, Hikaru Tanaka, Kenta Endoh
  • Publication number: 20210005194
    Abstract: Provided is an electric device including a function executer that executes a predetermined function, a communicator that communicates with a voice recognition server and receives an execution command corresponding to a voice command from the voice recognition server, an execution state detector that detects an execution state of the predetermined function, a message outputter that outputs a message relating to the execution state of the function, and a controller that controls the function executer, the communicator, the execution state detector, and the message outputter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventor: YUICHI NISHII
  • Publication number: 20200382676
    Abstract: A communication apparatus includes an operation device that receives an operation of inputting information, designating a destination, and inputting a transmission setting, a transmitter that transmits information received via the operation device to a designated destination, a transmission setting device that receives a transmission setting via the operation device, a display that displays a predetermined setting screen and a message, and a controller that controls the above components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: TAKESHI YAMAGUCHI, YUICHI NISHII
  • Patent number: 10812665
    Abstract: An information transmitting apparatus includes a search unit and an information transmitting unit. The search unit searches for at least one destination linked with authentication information using a character string corresponding to the authentication information as a keyword. The information transmitting unit transmits information using a search result obtained by the search unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masashi Ichikawa, Yuichi Nishii, Miyoko Maruyama
  • Publication number: 20200205767
    Abstract: A radiation imaging apparatus includes an imaging area including a plurality of conversion elements configured to convert a radiation into an electrical signal, a detection element provided in the imaging area and configured to detect the radiation, a reading unit configured to read signals of the conversion elements and the detection element, and a control unit configured to execute radiation exposure amount control in capturing a radiation image by a control method selected from a first control method and a second control method based on an imaging condition in capturing the radiation image, the first control method controlling an exposure amount based on the reading result of the detection element read by the reading unit during radiation irradiation, the second control method controlling the exposure amount based on a pixel value of the radiation image, the radiation image being based on the signals of the plurality of conversion elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroaki Niwa, Akiya Nakayama, Yuichi Nishii
  • Patent number: 10656890
    Abstract: An information processing system includes a server and an image forming apparatus. The image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit, an image reading unit, and the like, and executes a job of copy, transmission or reception of an electronic mail, print, FAX transmission, or the like in accordance with an operation of a user. In the image forming apparatus, in a case where a plurality of jobs are simultaneously executed, history information that includes log information of each of the plurality of jobs and image data corresponding to an image handled by the job is generated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Yuichi Nishii
  • Patent number: 10631805
    Abstract: Provided is an X-ray imaging system, including: an imaging apparatus configured to receive an X-ray beam to form an image; a control apparatus; a determination unit configured to determine whether or not interference with a specific device is detected in a channel used for wireless communication between at least one of the imaging apparatus or the control apparatus, and a master apparatus; and an output unit configured to output, when the interference is determined to have been detected and the wireless communication is stopped, notification information including a notification that the wireless communication is stopped, the imaging apparatus and the control apparatus being configured to communicate to/from each other via the wireless communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Yuichi Nishii
  • Patent number: 10621758
    Abstract: This invention provides a technique of appropriately managing a high-resolution tomographic image and effectively displaying an arbitrary cross section even under an environment where a 3D texture has a size limitation. An information processing apparatus includes a determination unit adapted to determine whether a size of a plurality of tomographic images acquired from a single object is not more than a predetermined size, a management unit adapted to, upon determining that the size is not more than the predetermined size, manage the plurality of tomographic images as three-dimensional voxel data, a decision unit adapted to decide a cross-sectional image as a display target of an object image managed as the three-dimensional voxel data, and a display control unit adapted to cause a display unit to display the decided cross-sectional image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yuichi Nishii, Nobu Miyazawa
  • Publication number: 20190356846
    Abstract: An imaging control apparatus comprising: an irradiation field obtaining unit configured to obtain irradiation field information in radiation imaging by an irradiation field obtaining method based on any one of a radiation image obtained by the radiation imaging, imaging information concerning the radiation imaging, and preset irradiation field information in the radiation imaging; and an area dose obtaining unit configured to obtain an area dose in the radiation imaging based on the irradiation field information. In a case the irradiation field information is not obtained, the irradiation field obtaining unit obtains the irradiation field information based on an irradiation field obtaining method different from the irradiation field obtaining method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2019
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Inventor: Yuichi Nishii
  • Publication number: 20190243591
    Abstract: An information processing system includes a server and an image forming apparatus. The image forming apparatus includes an image forming unit, an image reading unit, and the like, and executes a job of copy, transmission or reception of an electronic mail, print, FAX transmission, or the like in accordance with an operation of a user. In the image forming apparatus, in a case where a plurality of jobs are simultaneously executed, history information that includes log information of each of the plurality of jobs and image data corresponding to an image handled by the job is generated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventor: YUICHI NISHII
  • Publication number: 20190235093
    Abstract: A radiation imaging system comprises a plurality of imaging apparatuses configured to generate images based on radiation emitted from a radiation generator, and a control apparatus configured to communicate with the plurality of imaging apparatuses. Each of the plurality of imaging apparatuses generates imaging information with a smaller data size than an image obtained by an imaging operation based on the image. The control apparatus acquires the imaging information from each of the plurality of imaging apparatuses, and selects, from the plurality of imaging apparatuses based on the imaging information, an imaging apparatus from which an image obtained by an imaging operation is acquired.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Hikaru Tanaka, Yuichi Nishii, Kenta Endoh, Tomohiro Kawanishi
  • Publication number: 20190231295
    Abstract: A radiation imaging system includes a plurality of imaging apparatuses configured to generate images based on radiation emitted from radiation generating apparatuses configured to perform radiation irradiation and a control apparatus configured to communicate with the plurality of the imaging apparatuses. The control apparatus comprises: an obtainment unit configured to obtain imaging information from each of the plurality of imaging apparatuses, a selection unit configured to select one imaging apparatus from the plurality of imaging apparatuses based on the imaging information obtained by the obtainment unit, and an image obtainment unit configured to obtain an image from the imaging apparatus selected by the selection unit, and the control apparatus further comprises a setting unit configured to set an imaging apparatus from which imaging information is obtained by the obtainment unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Tomohiro Kawanishi, Yuichi Nishii, Hikaru Tanaka, Kenta Endoh
  • Publication number: 20190197741
    Abstract: This invention provides a technique of appropriately managing a high-resolution tomographic image and effectively displaying an arbitrary cross section even under an environment where a 3D texture has a size limitation. An information processing apparatus includes a determination unit adapted to determine whether a size of a plurality of tomographic images acquired from a single object is not more than a predetermined size, a management unit adapted to, upon determining that the size is not more than the predetermined size, manage the plurality of tomographic images as three-dimensional voxel data, a decision unit adapted to decide a cross-sectional image as a display target of an object image managed as the three-dimensional voxel data, and a display control unit adapted to cause a display unit to display the decided cross-sectional image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Yuichi Nishii, Nobu Miyazawa
  • Patent number: 10332280
    Abstract: This invention provides a technique of appropriately managing a high-resolution tomographic image and effectively displaying an arbitrary cross section even under an environment where a 3D texture has a size limitation. An information processing apparatus includes a determination unit adapted to determine whether a size of a plurality of tomographic images acquired from a single object is not more than a predetermined size, a management unit adapted to, upon determining that the size is not more than the predetermined size, manage the plurality of tomographic images as three-dimensional voxel data, a decision unit adapted to decide a cross-sectional image as a display target of an object image managed as the three-dimensional voxel data, and a display control unit adapted to cause a display unit to display the decided cross-sectional image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yuichi Nishii, Nobu Miyazawa
  • Publication number: 20190075211
    Abstract: A multifunction peripheral comprises an operating panel, and a home screen for performing selection of an operation mode, etc. on the operating panel is displayed if a home button is operated. If selecting a simple copy button in the home screen, for example, a copy screen is displayed on the operating panel. Furthermore, if selecting a simple facsimile button in the home screen, a fax screen is displayed on the operating panel. Furthermore, if selecting a simple scan button in the home screen, a scan screen is displayed on the operating panel. Layout of the home screen and layout of each of the copy screen, the facsimile screen and the scan screen are similar to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Inventors: Mayuko YOSHIDA, Yuichi NISHII
  • Publication number: 20190068834
    Abstract: An information transmitting system includes an authentication unit, a search unit, and an information transmitting unit. The authentication unit performs authentication based on authentication information. The search unit searches for at least one destination linked with authentication information using a character string corresponding to the authentication information as a keyword. The information transmitting unit transmits information using a search result obtained by the search unit. The authentication unit is included in an external apparatus connected via a network to an apparatus including the information transmitting unit. The search unit is included in the apparatus including the information transmitting unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Inventors: Masashi ICHIKAWA, Yuichi NISHII, Miyoko MARUYAMA
  • Publication number: 20190068835
    Abstract: An information transmission system includes a unit configured to cause an authentication unit to perform authentication based on authentication information, a unit configured to cause a search unit to search for at least one transmission destination associated with the authentication information by using a text string corresponding to the authentication information as a keyword, and an information transmission unit configured to transmit information using a result of the search performed by the search unit. The authentication unit is disposed in a first external apparatus connected to the information transmission apparatus via a network, and the search unit is disposed in a second external apparatus connected to the information transmission apparatus via a network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Inventors: MASASHI ICHIKAWA, YUICHI NISHII, MIYOKO MARUYAMA