Patents by Inventor Yusuke Fukuoka

Yusuke Fukuoka 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: 11490963
    Abstract: A route selection assistance system, a recording medium on which a route selection assistance program is recorded, a route selection assistance method, and a diagnosis method that enable easy selection of a route of a living body lumen for delivering a medical instrument to a site within a living body via the living body lumen. A route selection assistance system includes: a receiving section configured to receive an input of site information specifying a target site; an image obtaining section configured to obtain image information on a living body of a target patient; a route extracting section configured to extract a plurality of routes of a living body lumen; a ranking assigning section configured to assign rankings to the plurality of routes extracted by the route extracting section; and an output section configured to output the plurality of routes extracted and the rankings assigned by the ranking assigning section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Haruhiko Takahashi, Yusuke Sekine, Tetsuya Fukuoka
  • Publication number: 20220321796
    Abstract: An image processing system includes a generating unit and a storing unit. The generating unit determines a subject included in a wide-angle image and generate a partial image including the subject from the wide-angle image. The storing unit stores the partial image in association with the wide-angle image from which the partial image is extracted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2020
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Osamu TORII, Kohei MARUMOTO, Yusuke FUKUOKA
  • Publication number: 20220035592
    Abstract: An image management system includes a reception unit and transmission unit. The reception unit receives, from a first communication terminal, link information that is transmitted from the image management system and is managed in a link information management system. The transmission unit transmits, to the first communication terminal, a view script and image data corresponding to the link information. The image data is received from a second communication terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hirohisa INAMOTO, Yusuke FUKUOKA
  • Patent number: 11194538
    Abstract: An image management system includes a reception unit and transmission unit. The reception unit receives, from a first communication terminal, link information that is transmitted from the image management system and is managed in a link information management system. The transmission unit transmits, to the first communication terminal, a view script and image data corresponding to the link information. The image data is received from a second communication terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Hirohisa Inamoto, Yusuke Fukuoka
  • Publication number: 20210250500
    Abstract: An information processing method is performed by an information processing apparatus including a communication interface and an imaging device. The method includes acquiring a wide-angle image from an external imaging device via the communication interface; invoking an imaging function implemented by the imaging device; acquiring a captured image imaged by the imaging device; and associating the acquired wide-angle image with the acquired captured image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2021
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Inventors: Yusuke FUKUOKA, Osamu TORII, Kohei MARUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210089800
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus for processing an image includes circuitry unit and a communication interface. The circuitry acquires identification information to identify a set of one or more objects to be imaged by an imaging device according to a predetermined imaging sequence. The communication interface transmits at least one image of the set of one or more objects that is captured by the imaging device in association with the identification information, to a management device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hirohisa INAMOTO, Yusuke FUKUOKA, Tadayoshi NAKATANI, Kei KUSHIMOTO, Takuji NOMURA
  • Publication number: 20200408279
    Abstract: A pinion (1) including a pin gear allows easy engagement with or disengagement from a mating gear. The pinion (1) includes a plurality of pins (2) as teeth, and includes a first plate (4) and a second plate (5) described below. The first plate (4) interconnects first ends of the pins (2). The second plate (5) is spaced from the first plate (4) in the rotation axis direction of the pinion (1), and interconnects second ends of the pins (2). The second plate (5) has, on its outer peripheral edge, recesses (15, 16) each between two pins (2) adjacent circumferentially. The recesses (15, 16) recede inward from inner circumferential ends of the pins (2). The pinion (1) is moved axially for engagement with or disengagement from the rack (3). The pinion (1) increases flexibility at the time of engagement with or disengagement from a mating gear.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: KAMOSEIKO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshitake KATAYAMA, Yusuke FUKUOKA, Ikuyo YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20200226406
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus for processing an image includes circuitry unit and a communication interface. The circuitry acquires identification information to identify a set of one or more objects to be imaged by an imaging device according to a predetermined imaging sequence. The communication interface transmits at least one image of the set of one or more objects that is captured by the imaging device in association with the identification information, to a management device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hirohisa INAMOTO, Yusuke FUKUOKA, Tadayoshi NAKATANI, Kei KUSHIMOTO, Takuji NOMURA
  • Patent number: 10643089
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus for processing an image includes circuitry unit and a communication interface. The circuitry acquires identification information to identify a set of one or more objects to be imaged by an imaging device according to a predetermined imaging sequence. The communication interface transmits at least one image of the set of one or more objects that is captured by the imaging device in association with the identification information, to a management device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Hirohisa Inamoto, Yusuke Fukuoka, Tadayoshi Nakatani, Kei Kushimoto, Takuji Nomura
  • Publication number: 20180373483
    Abstract: An image management system includes a reception unit and transmission unit. The reception unit receives, from a first communication terminal, link information that is transmitted from the image management system and is managed in a link information management system. The transmission unit transmits, to the first communication terminal, a view script and image data corresponding to the link information. The image data is received from a second communication terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2015
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: Hirohisa INAMOTO, Yusuke FUKUOKA
  • Publication number: 20180107886
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus for processing an image includes circuitry unit and a communication interface. The circuitry acquires identification information to identify a set of one or more objects to be imaged by an imaging device according to a predetermined imaging sequence. The communication interface transmits at least one image of the set of one or more objects that is captured by the imaging device in association with the identification information, to a management device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2017
    Publication date: April 19, 2018
    Inventors: Hirohisa INAMOTO, Yusuke FUKUOKA, Tadayohi NAKATANI, Kei KUSHIMOTO, Takuji NOMURA
  • Patent number: 8395250
    Abstract: In a chamber of a plasma processing apparatus, a cathode electrode and an anode electrode are disposed at a distance from each other. The cathode electrode is supplied with electric power from an electric power supply portion. The anode electrode is electrically grounded and a substrate is placed thereon. The anode electrode contains a heater. In an upper wall portion of the chamber, an exhaust port is provided and connected to a vacuum pump through an exhaust pipe. In a lower wall portion of a wall surface of the chamber, a gas introduction port is provided. A gas supply portion is provided outside the chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2013
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Sharp
    Inventors: Katsushi Kishimoto, Yusuke Fukuoka
  • Patent number: 8389389
    Abstract: Provided are a semiconductor layer manufacturing method and a semiconductor manufacturing apparatus capable of forming a high quality semiconductor layer even by a single chamber system, with a shortened process time required for reducing a concentration of impurities that exist in a reaction chamber before forming the semiconductor layer. A semiconductor device manufactured using such a method and apparatus is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2013
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Katsushi Kishimoto, Yusuke Fukuoka
  • Publication number: 20120219390
    Abstract: A substrate transfer apparatus comprising: a plurality of floating-transfer guide plates adjacent to each other with a space therebetween, each of the guide plates having a substrate-placing surface on which a substrate is to be placed, and a plurality of floating-gas ejecting holes for floating the substrate with use of a gas; a gas supplying source for supplying the floating gas to the respective guide plates; and an arm for transferring the floated substrate from the guide plate, from which the substrate is to be transferred, to the adjacent guide plate to which the substrate is to be transferred, wherein the substrate-placing surface of the guide plate to which the substrate is to be transferred is situated lower than the substrate-placing surface of the guide plate from which the substrate is to be transferred.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2012
    Publication date: August 30, 2012
    Applicant: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Katsushi Kishimoto, Yusuke Fukuoka, Hiroyuki Tadokoro, Yusuke Ozaki
  • Publication number: 20120155994
    Abstract: A vacuum processing device includes a first processing chamber for housing a workpiece and performing vacuum processing on the workpiece, an evacuatable second processing chamber for housing a workpiece to be vacuum-processed and a workpiece having been vacuum-processed, a gate unit provided between the first and second processing chambers so that the gate unit is attachable to and detachable from the first processing chamber, a transport device for loading the workpiece to be vacuum-processed from a loading unit to a vacuum processing unit through the gate unit, and unloading the workpiece having been vacuum-processed from the vacuum processing unit to an unloading unit through the gate unit, and a movement mechanism for separating the first and second processing chambers from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2010
    Publication date: June 21, 2012
    Inventors: Katsushi Kishimoto, Yusuke Fukuoka
  • Patent number: 8149095
    Abstract: A gateway device includes a base processor which converts a signal input from an IP network to a signal which can be handled by the gateway device, and a home appliance control processor having a controller which converts the signal which can be handled by the gateway device to a control signal in compliance with the communications protocol of a home appliance to be controlled. The controller stores, on a table, information about the communications protocol, driver, controllable setting condition and status of respective appliances to be controlled in association with each other. The controller also includes a conversion functional block which converts information supplied to the control information of the communications protocol of the respective appliances to be controlled on the basis of the stored information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2012
    Assignees: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd., Nara Institute of Science and Technology
    Inventors: Jun Hayashi, Takaaki Horibuchi, Mitsuharu Ozawa, Yoshinobu Kimura, Masahide Nakamura, Yusuke Fukuoka
  • Patent number: 8137046
    Abstract: A substrate transfer apparatus comprising: a plurality of floating-transfer guide plates adjacent to each other, each of guide plates having a plurality of floating gas ejecting holes; a gas supplying source; a tray to mount a substrate to be transferred, and that is floated by the floating gas; and a transfer arm for transferring the floated tray from the guide plate to the adjacent other guide plate, wherein the tray includes both side edges, and a contact/engagement portion formed at the respective both side edges for the transfer arm, each of the transfer arms including a base portion that can horizontally reciprocate along a rail provided so as to be parallel to the transfer direction, a guide portion provided to the base portion, that can horizontally reciprocate in a direction orthogonal to the transfer direction, and an arm portion provided to the guide portion, that can horizontally reciprocate in the direction parallel to the transfer direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2012
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Katsushi Kishimoto, Yusuke Fukuoka, Noriyoshi Kohama, Yusuke Ozaki
  • Patent number: 8092640
    Abstract: A plasma processing apparatus of this invention includes a sealable chamber, a gas supply source of reactive material gas, placed outside the chamber, a gas introduction pipe connected to the gas supply source, for introducing the material gas into the chamber, and a plurality of sets of cathode-anode bodies for forming a plurality of discharge spaces which perform plasma discharge of the material gas in the chamber. Herein, the gas introduction pipe includes a gas branch section arranged in the chamber, a main pipe for connecting the gas supply source to the gas branch section, and a plurality of branch pipes connected from the main pipe to each of the discharge spaces via the gas branch section. The branch pipes are configured so that conductances thereof are substantially equivalent to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2012
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Katsushi Kishimoto, Yusuke Fukuoka
  • Patent number: 8093142
    Abstract: There is provided a plasma processing device capable of forming a film in a favorable manner irrespective of deflection generated in an anode electrode and a cathode electrode in the case where an area of the electrodes is increased. A plasma processing device 100 includes a chamber 15, a gas introducing portion 28, an exhaust unit 29, and a high-frequency power supply unit 30. In the chamber 15, there are provided an anode electrode (first electrode) 4 having a flat-plate shape, a cathode electrode (second electrode) 12 having a flat-plate shape, and first supporting members 6 and second supporting members 5 for slidably supporting the two electrodes 4 and 12 in parallel with each other. The cathode electrode 12 is provided so as to face the anode electrode 4. The anode electrode 4 and the cathode electrode 12 are not fixed with screws or the like but are merely placed on the first supporting members 6 and the second supporting members 5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2012
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yusuke Fukuoka, Katsushi Kishimoto
  • Publication number: 20110312167
    Abstract: A plasma processing apparatus, comprising: a reaction chamber; a plurality of discharge portions each made up of a pair of a first electrode and a second electrode disposed inside the reaction chamber so as to oppose to each other and to cause a plasma discharge under an atmosphere of a reactant gas; and a dummy electrode, wherein a plurality of the first electrodes are connected to a power supply portion, a plurality of the second electrodes are grounded, and the dummy electrode is disposed so as to oppose to an outer surface side of an external first electrode in terms of a parallel direction out of the plurality of the first electrodes which are disposed in the parallel direction, and is grounded.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2009
    Publication date: December 22, 2011
    Inventors: Katsushi Kishimoto, Yusuke Fukuoka, Nobuyuki Tanigawa