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Akiyoshi Tanaka, Satoshi Matsuya deceased, Wataru Fujikawa, Hiroyuki Uwabo, Ikuo Inoue, Atsushi Nagata: Motion compensated prediction interframe coding system. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, September 1, 1992: US05144426 (137 worldwide citation)

A motion compensated prediction interframe coding system which first measures characteristics regarding the fineness of a pattern or texture of a picture, which is represented by an input television signal and is divided into a group of continuous blocks each quantized by using a quantization step s ...


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Wataru Fujikawa, Satoshi Matsuya, Akiyoshi Tanaka: Apparatus for coding a moving-picture signal. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Lowe Price LeBlanc Becker and Shur, November 20, 1990: US04972260 (71 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for coding a moving-picture signal comprises a first memory temporarily memorizing an input picture signal of one frame. A block of the picture signal, which corresponds to a central portion of the frame, is firstly read out from the first memory and then other blocks of the picture sig ...


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Akiyoshi Tanaka, Satoshi Matsuya, Ikuo Inoue, Atsushi Nagata: Motion compensated prediction interframe coding system. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, June 30, 1992: US05126841 (63 worldwide citation)

A motion compensated prediction interframe coding system which includes a first checking portion for judging whether a motion compensation of a coding block is effective and outputting a motion compensation control signal representing the result of the judgement, a storage portion for storing motion ...


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Susumu Shimotono, Mitsuru Ogawa, Akiyoshi Tanaka: Method, apparatus and program storage device for magnetic disk drive protection. Lenovo, Chambliss Bahner & Stophel P C, David W Lynch, November 28, 2006: US07142385 (49 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus and program storage device for magnetic disk drive protection is provided. A stable position data storage stores stable-state information representing a magnetic disk drive in an operating environment that satisfies a certain condition. An acceleration sensor senses changes in ac ...


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Yasuhiro Kikuchi, Katsuji Aoki, Hiroaki Aono, Akiyoshi Tanaka, Kosuke Kubota: Scanning-line interpolation apparatus. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, April 25, 1995: US05410356 (45 worldwide citation)

A scanning-line interpolation apparatus for an image represented by a plurality of blocks of picture elements, provided with a motion vector detecting circuit for detecting an inter-frame motion vector of each block of an image represented by image information of a succeeding field, from image infor ...


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Taisuke Matsumoto, Akiyoshi Tanaka: Apparatus and method for coding a picture and apparatus and method for decoding a picture. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Greenblum & Bernstein, June 19, 2001: US06249610 (44 worldwide citation)

In a picture coding apparatus, a picture reproducing section is prepared at the latter part of the picture coding apparatus, detection of noise existing in a reproduced picture and selection of an appropriate filter to correct the reproduced picture according to characteristics of noise are carried ...


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Goro Katsuyama, Masaaki Kabumoto, Kanae Amemiya, Osamu Miki, Hideo Aoki, Akiyoshi Tanaka: Compact front-operable image forming apparatus. Ricoh Company, Cooper & Dunham, December 30, 2008: US07469981 (26 worldwide citation)

An image forming apparatus is disclosed that includes a substantially flat top face and a slanted front face, the bottom side of which recedes backward. The image forming apparatus may includes a paper discharge tray disposed at a lower portion of the slanted front face, the paper discharge tray pro ...


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Shin Yamada, Akiyoshi Tanaka: Apparatus for retrieving and administrating moving pictures and related network system. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Israel Gopstein Clark & Brody, April 9, 2002: US06370316 (23 worldwide citation)

Video data is segmented into a plurality of scenes. For each of the segmented scenes, an index is produced as an assembly of section information required in a playback of each scene, scene number, and representative frame of scene. A title is added to each index according to search purpose. In a ret ...


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Susumu Shimotono, Tetsuya Noguchi, Mitsuru Ogawa, Akiyoshi Tanaka: Magnetic disk protection mechanism, computer system comprising protection mechanism, protection method for magnetic disk, and program for protection method. Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Netherlands, Zilka Kotab PC, May 9, 2006: US07042663 (19 worldwide citation)

A magnetic disk device protection mechanism comprises a sensor that acquires information on changes in the environment of a magnetic disk device, a sensor driver, a shock manager that analyzes the information acquired by the sensor driver together with a history of the information to determine the s ...


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Akiyoshi Tanaka, Kunio Sannomiya, Hiroaki Kotera, Kunio Yoshida, Yoshihiro Uno, Hiroaki Miwa: Method of band compression. Matsushita Electric Industrial Co, Matsushita Graphic Communications Systems, Stevens Davis Miller & Mosher, September 4, 1984: US04470072 (13 worldwide citation)

In a band compression method using an adaptive prediction system preferably applicable to facsimile transmission, a method of selecting picture elements to be referred (hereinafter defined as reference picture elements) for predicting an information value of a picture element wherein the reference p ...