Patents by Inventor Yumiko Taga

Yumiko Taga 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: 20100021140
    Abstract: An information reproduction method comprises setting an imaginary access unit in a video object in which a still picture is recorded; and managing reproduction by use of the imaginary access unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2009
    Publication date: January 28, 2010
    Inventors: Hideo ANDO, Kazuhiko Taira, Hideki Mimura, Teiichi Ichikawa, Yasufumi Tsumagari, Yoichiro Yamagata, Yumiko Taga, Minoru Ohta
  • Publication number: 20100014837
    Abstract: An information storage medium records contents and sets for each of the contents a resume permission flag indicating whether or not reproduction resume is permitted by a reproduction resume command or a command of a reproduction device executed based on a user operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2009
    Publication date: January 21, 2010
    Inventors: Hideo ANDO, Kazuhiko Taira, Hideki Mimura, Teiichi Ichikawa, Yasufumi Tsumagari, Yoichiro Yamagata, Yumiko Taga, Minoru Ohta
  • Patent number: 7616863
    Abstract: An information reproduction method comprises setting an imaginary access unit in a video object in which a still picture is recorded; and managing reproduction by use of the imaginary access unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2009
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Hideo Ando, Kazuhiko Taira, Hideki Mimura, Teiichi Ichikawa, Yasufumi Tsumagari, Yoichiro Yamagata, Yumiko Taga, Minoru Ohta
  • Patent number: 7493013
    Abstract: An information recording method of recording object information (VOB) and reproducing control information (PGC) is provided. In this method, while the object information is recorded, the reproducing control information (PGC) defining a method of reproducing the object information and further defining a predetermined command executed according to a predetermined operation of a user is recorded in an information recording medium, and a desired reproducing action can be carried out by allocating an arbitrary command and the like to an arbitrary operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2003
    Date of Patent: February 17, 2009
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Teiichi Ichikawa, Yumiko Taga
  • Patent number: 7423672
    Abstract: In a picture data recording method of an aspect of this invention, main picture data having a first resolution, sub-picture data having the first resolution, and sub-picture data having a second resolution lower than the first resolution are compressed, packets are formed from the compressed data in accordance with predetermined units and multiplexed, and the multiplexed data is recorded on a recording medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2008
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Yumiko Taga, Teiichi Ichikawa
  • Patent number: 7164799
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information recording medium includes a video object area for recording a video object formed of video object units which is a minimum unit for reproduction, and a highlight information pack which is included in the video object unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2007
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Taira, Teiichi Ichikawa, Yumiko Taga
  • Publication number: 20060188232
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information recording medium includes a video object area for recording a video object formed of video object units which is a minimum unit for reproduction, and a highlight information pack which is included in the video object unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2006
    Publication date: August 24, 2006
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Taira, Teiichi Ichikawa, Yumiko Taga
  • Publication number: 20050254787
    Abstract: An information storage medium records contents and sets for each of the contents a resume permission flag indicating whether or not reproduction resume is permitted by a reproduction resume command or a command of a reproduction device executed based on a user operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2004
    Publication date: November 17, 2005
    Inventors: Hideo Ando, Kazuhiko Taira, Hideki Mimura, Teiichi Ichikawa, Yasufumi Tsumagari, Yoichiro Yamagata, Yumiko Taga, Minoru Ohta
  • Publication number: 20050123280
    Abstract: An information storage medium stores a graphic unit capable of being superimposed upon a main picture and output/displayed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2004
    Publication date: June 9, 2005
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Taira, Hideo Ando, Hideki Mimura, Teiichi Ichikawa, Yasufumi Tsumagari, Yoichiro Yamagata, Yumiko Taga, Minoru Ohta
  • Publication number: 20050013590
    Abstract: An information reproduction method comprises setting an imaginary access unit in a video object in which a still picture is recorded; and managing reproduction by use of the imaginary access unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2004
    Publication date: January 20, 2005
    Inventors: Hideo Ando, Kazuhiko Taira, Hideki Mimura, Teiichi Ichikawa, Yasufumi Tsumagari, Yoichiro Yamagata, Yumiko Taga, Minoru Ohta
  • Publication number: 20050013207
    Abstract: An information reproduction device comprises means for storing a first menu language code which can be set by a user; and means for storing a second menu language code which can be set by data recorded in an information storage medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2004
    Publication date: January 20, 2005
    Inventors: Yasufumi Tsumagari, Hideki Mimura, Kazuhiko Taira, Hideo Ando, Yoichiro Yamagata, Teiichi Ichikawa, Yumiko Taga, Minoru Ohta
  • Publication number: 20050008340
    Abstract: An information reproduction device comprises means for reproducing audio data for a menu screen from an information storage medium, means for storing the audio data reproduced by the reproducing means, and means for repeatedly reproducing the audio data stored in the storing means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2004
    Publication date: January 13, 2005
    Inventors: Yoichiro Yamagata, Hideki Mimura, Kazuhiko Taira, Yasufumi Tsumagari, Hideo Ando, Teiichi Ichikawa, Yumiko Taga, Minoru Ohta
  • Publication number: 20040151083
    Abstract: An information recording method of recording object information (VOB) and reproducing control information (PGC) is provided. In this method, while the object information is recorded, the reproducing control information (PGC) defining a method of reproducing the object information and further defining a predetermined command executed according to a predetermined operation of a user is recorded in an information recording medium, and a desired reproducing action can be carried out by allocating an arbitrary command and the like to an arbitrary operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2003
    Publication date: August 5, 2004
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Teiichi Ichikawa, Yumiko Taga
  • Publication number: 20040022518
    Abstract: In a picture data recording method of an aspect of this invention, main picture data having a first resolution, sub-picture data having the first resolution, and sub-picture data having a second resolution lower than the first resolution are compressed, packets are formed from the compressed data in accordance with predetermined units and multiplexed, and the multiplexed data is recorded on a recording medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2003
    Publication date: February 5, 2004
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yumiko Taga, Teiichi Ichikawa
  • Publication number: 20030206728
    Abstract: An information recording medium has a first recording area that records DVD video data complying with the DVD video standard, and a second recording area that records playback control information, which is used to control playback of object information contained in the DVD video data, and which is not specified by the DVD video standard.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2003
    Publication date: November 6, 2003
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Teiichi Ichikawa, Yumiko Taga