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Anthony Smith, Hiroshi Sako, Alistair Sutherland, Masahiro Abe: Facial image processing. Hitachi, Kenyon & Kenyon, February 9, 1999: US05870138 (155 worldwide citation)

A camera (10) captures a subject facial image. A unit (30) generates a tracking signal containing feature extraction data. In conjunction with a memory store (40), the unit (30) generates an output signal representing a substitute face having the features of the subject face. To generate the trackin ...


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Hiroshi Sako, Anthony Smith, Mark Whitehouse: Method and apparatus for processing images of facial expressions. Hitachi, Kenyon & Kenyon, November 18, 1997: US05689575 (50 worldwide citation)

A real time output containing data relating to states of facial parts is generated. A facial area detection unit (11) has monitoring (51-57) and determining (59-61) processing circuits operating in a pipelining manner to determine position of the facial area. The monitoring circuits (51-57) monitor ...


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Tatsuhiko Kagehiro, Masashi Koga, Hiroshi Sako, Hiromichi Fujisawa, Hisao Ogata, Yoshihiro Shima, Shigeru Watanabe, Masato Teramoto: Method of reading characters and method of reading postal addresses. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, June 12, 2001: US06246794 (41 worldwide citation)

A character reading method has enhanced character segmentation accuracy and character string recognition accuracy for reading correctly hand-written addresses on postal matters. The method extracts provisional character patterns from image information of the address character string (step


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Tatsuhiko Kagehiro, Minenobu Seki, Hiroshi Sako: Mobile device and transmission system. Hitachi, Reed Smith, Stanley P Fisher Esq, Juan Carlos A Marquez Esq, March 13, 2007: US07190833 (37 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a mobile device with a built-in image capture device, and a character recognition function to present the information gathered with the character recognition result. With the mobile device, the character line extraction process is displayed whenever necessary, and the resolu ...


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Yoko Shiraishi, Naoko Tazawa, Hisashi Ikeda, Hiroshi Sako: System for filling in documents using an electronic pen. Hitachi, Mattingly Stanger Malur & Brundidge P C, August 29, 2006: US07100110 (8 worldwide citation)

When a filling person fills in a document using an electronic pen, a system refers to a document information file forming a history information file and an electronic pen information file. A judging part of the system judges the presence or absence of an entry authority over the document on the basi ...


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Hiroto Nagayoshi, Noriaki Fujimura, Hiroshi Sako, Tatsuhiko Kagehiro: Automatic teller machine. Hitachi, Reed Smith, Stanley P Fisher Esq, Juan Carlos A Marquez Esq, January 3, 2006: US06981637 (8 worldwide citation)

An automatic teller machine capable of verifying the authenticity of bank notes while maintaining high-speed execution of transactions. The machine comprises a bill validator outputs a result of verification of whether a received note could be classified or not, and a cash box for notes unclassified ...


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Hiroshi Sako, Naohiro Furukawa, Hisashi Ikeda, Yosuke Kato: Application system with function for preventing modification. Hitachi, Reed Smith, Stanley P Fisher Esq, Juan Carlos A Marquez Esq, June 12, 2007: US07231601 (4 worldwide citation)

A digital pen-based application form filling system with a modification prevention function, which eliminates a possibility that digital information initially written in digital paper using a digital pen may be modified deliberately or accidentally. The system prints a new fine pattern over areas in ...


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Tatsuhiko Kagehiro, Hiroto Nagayoshi, Hiroshi Sako, Toshiro Uemura, Yuji Nagaya: System and method for tracing bank notes. Hitachi Omron Terminal Solutions, Mattingly & Malur PC, April 10, 2012: US08155423 (3 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for tracing bank notes or, specifically, counterfeit money. In one example of the tracing system, an automatic teller machine (ATM) electronically connected to one or more devices is provided. The one or more devices comprise a deposit device configured to receive an ...


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Tatsuhiko Kagehiro, Hiroto Nagayoshi, Hiroshi Sako, Toshiro Uemura, Yuji Nagaya: System and method for tracing bank notes. Hitachi Omron Terminal Solutions, Mattingly & Malur P C, March 1, 2011: US07899233 (3 worldwide citation)

A system and method are provided for tracing bank notes or, specifically, counterfeit money. In one example of the tracing system, an automatic teller machine (ATM) electronically connected to one or more devices is provided. The one or more devices comprise a deposit device configured to receive an ...


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Hiroshi Sako, Tatsuhiko Kagehiro, Hiroto Nagayoshi, Satomi Baba: Verification method of goods using IC tags and equipment using the method. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout and Kraus, April 3, 2007: US07199714 (3 worldwide citation)

In goods genuineness/counterfeit discrimination using IC tags, contradictory problems of the reliability and lifetime of the IC tags and the accuracy of goods genuineness/counterfeit discrimination are solved and circulation of goods mounted with defective IC tags is prevented. A ratio of a number o ...