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Hidetsugu Maekawa, Tatsumi Watanabe, Kazuaki Obara, Kazuhiro Kayashima, Kenji Matsui, Yoshihiko Matsukawa: Voice recognition and voice response apparatus using speech period start point and termination point. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar P L L, March 16, 1999: US05884257 (32 worldwide citation)

A voice recognition apparatus is provided which includes a first detection circuit for receiving an electric signal corresponding to voice. The first detection circuit detects a voice termination point representing a time at which the input of the electric signal corresponding to the voice is termin ...


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Hidetsugu Maekawa, Tatsumi Watanabe, Kazuaki Obara, Kazuhiro Kayashima, Kenji Matsui, Yoshihiko Matsukawa: Voice selection apparatus voice response apparatus, and game apparatus using word tables from which selected words are output as voice selections. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, October 29, 2002: US06471420 (18 worldwide citation)

A game apparatus of the invention includes: a voice input section for inputting at least one voice set including voice uttered by an operator, for converting the voice set into a first electric signal, and for outputting the first electric signal; a voice recognition section for recognizing the voic ...


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Hiroshi Yamamoto, Hisao Niwa, Yoshihiro Kojima, Susumu Maruno, Kazuhiro Kayashima, Toshiyuki Kouda, Hidetsugu Maekawa, Satoru Ito, Yasuharu Shimeki: Character recognition machine utilizing language processing. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Beveridge DeGrandi Weilacher & Young, March 21, 2000: US06041141 (17 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a character recognition machine adapted to recognize Japanese characters such as kanjis and kanas. The machine comprises a character string storage portion, a character extraction portion, a character recognition portion, and a language processing portion. A character string to be ...


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Hiroshi Yamamoto, Hisao Niwa, Yoshihiro Kojima, Susumu Maruno, Kazuhiro Kayashima, Yasuharu Shimeki, Toshiyuki Kouda, Hidetsugu Maekawa, Satoru Ito: Character recognition machine utilizing language processing. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Smith Gambrell & Russell, November 16, 1999: US05987170 (15 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a character recognition machine adapted to recognize Japanese characters such as kanjis and kanas. The machine comprises a character string storage portion, a character extraction portion, a character recognition portion, and a language processing portion. A character string to be ...


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Kenji Mizutani, Yoshifumi Hirose, Hidetsugu Maekawa, Yumi Wakita, Shinichi Yoshizawa: Apparatus and method for converting a spoken language to a second language. Matsushita Electric Industrial, RatnerPrestia, May 23, 2006: US07050979 (10 worldwide citation)

A speech interpreting device. Speech is input in a first language. The input speech is recognized. One or more word strings of the first language are extracted and displayed. The word strings correspond to a result of the speech recognition. A word string is selected from the displayed word strings. ...


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Kazuhiro Kayashima, Hidetsugu Maekawa: Griddle. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Beveridge DeGrandi Weilacher & Young, June 4, 1996: US05522308 (10 worldwide citation)

The griddle of this invention includes a temperature adjustment element for adjusting a cooking temperature for a material such as meat and vegetable, a thin plate having a small heat capacity for heating the material, an adiabatic frame for supporting the thin plate with an adiabatic structure, a p ...


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Hidetsugu Maekawa, Takashi Koizumi: System with enhanced execution of address-conflicting instructions using immediate data latch for holding immediate data of a preceding instruction. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, January 4, 1994: US05276822 (5 worldwide citation)

An information processor includes an immediate data latch and a pair of multiplexers in an input portion of an adder in a data address generator. The structure controls operation of the multiplexer in accordance with a register conflict detecting control signal and eliminates an idle state of a pipe ...


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Hidetsugu Maekawa, Yasuharu Shimeki, Kazuhiro Kayashima, Hisao Niwa, Seiichi Shin: Test pattern generating apparatus. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Ratner & Prestia, July 18, 1995: US05434869 (3 worldwide citation)

A test pattern generating apparatus for generating test patterns to test a sequential circuit having at least one memory element. The apparatus calculates, in response to a primary input applied to the sequential circuit, analog logic values for signal lines in the sequential circuit using a nonline ...


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Hidetsugu Maekawa, Yoshifumi Hirose, Shinichi Yoshizawa, Kenji Mizutani, Yumi Wakita: System, navigation method, medium, and information set. Matsushita Electric Industrial, RatnerPrestia, July 31, 2007: US07251559 (2 worldwide citation)

When traveling to a destination reported in a television broadcast or the like, the user has had to make a memo while watching the television and, when actually traveling by car, the user has had to enter necessary information into an in-vehicle terminal by looking at the memo. A broadcast provider ...


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Hisao Niwa, Kazuhiro Kayashima, Yasuharu Shimeki, Hidetsugu Maekawa: Character recognition apparatus using a keyword. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Beveridge Degrandi Weilacher & Young, November 18, 1997: US05689583 (2 worldwide citation)

A character recognition unit recognizes a document image to output character candidates; a character correction unit selects a corrected character string which is correct with respect to grammar and vocabulary, from a set of character candidates from the character recognition unit; a keyword extract ...