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Hiroaki Kitano, Junichi Rekimoto: Information retrieval apparatus and method. Sony Corporation, William S Frommer, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, July 20, 1999: US05926116 (232 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an information retrieval apparatus and an information retrieval method by which information can be retrieved in an improved operability. A CPU controls a video camera to fetch an image and controls a GPS to detect a current position. The CPU reads out, from within image data s ...


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Junichi Rekimoto: Three-dimensional virtual reality space sharing method and system, an information recording medium and method, an information transmission medium and method, an information processing method, a client terminal, and a shared server terminal. Sony Corporation, Limbach & Limbach L, September 21, 1999: US05956038 (214 worldwide citation)

A system and method of providing a virtual reality space that can be shared by unspecified users world-wide by the steps of composing, when a Universal Resource Locator (URL) is transmitted from a client terminal via a network, a three-dimensional virtual reality space of only basic objects of which ...


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Eduardo Agusto Sciammarella, Junichi Rekimoto, Haruo Oba, Makoto Imamura, Hideyuki Agata, Masakazu Hayashi, Masato Kuninori: System for managing data objects. Sony Corporation, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, William S Frommer, Thomas F Presson, May 23, 2006: US07051291 (195 worldwide citation)

A device for managing image and audio files displays thumbnails, which are representative of the files, on a screen in different arrangements, depending on the selected layout and order. When the user enters input to indicates that he or she wishes to browse through the thumbnails, the thumbnails mo ...


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Nobuyuki Matsushita, Yuji Ayatsuka, Junichi Rekimoto: Apparatus and method for manipulating a touch-sensitive display panel. Sony Corporation, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, October 25, 2005: US06958749 (150 worldwide citation)

The present invention enables to easily perform a graphic processing even when a touch panel is used. When a resistance film unit is pressed with a pen or a finger, output voltages associated with the X coordinate and the Y coordinate position are changed and these output voltages are transmitted as ...


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Masato Shimakawa, Makoto Akabane, Bao Hongchang, Junichi Rekimoto, Hiroaki Kitano, Kazunori Sasano, Kazuo Ishii, Keiichi Yamada, Hiroaki Ogawa, Hiroshi Kakuda, Yasuharu Asano, Hitoshi Honda, Satoshi Fujimura, Atsuo Hiroe: Information processing apparatus and information processing method. Sony Corporation, Seong Kun Oh, Limbach & Limbach, April 25, 2000: US06055536 (141 worldwide citation)

An information processing system stores information of various types, which is obtained in the real world, in connection with keys indicative of the attribute and feature of the information so that the real-world information is stored quickly and surely in the virtual world which is formed of the li ...


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Junichi Rekimoto, Nobuyuki Matsushita: Information input apparatus. Sony Corporation, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, July 2, 2002: US06414672 (123 worldwide citation)

There are provided an infrared LED panel for always applying infrared light to the back surface of a semi-transparent screen, a CCD camera for capturing only infrared light coming from the semi-transparent screen, and a projector for projecting an image onto the semi-transparent screen (with light n ...


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Nobuyuki Matsushita, Junichi Rekimoto, Shigeru Tajima, Yuji Ayatsuka, Michimune Kohno: Data communication system, data transmitter and data receiver. Sony Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, August 19, 2008: US07415212 (122 worldwide citation)

A transmitter formed of two or more light-emitting sections such as LEDs, which are physically arranged in a predetermined manner, is disposed in the real world object, and each light-emitting section transmits data by flashing at a flashing pattern representing the transmission data of a predetermi ...


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Junichi Rekimoto: Information processing apparatus and method, information processing system, and providing medium. Sony Corporation, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, October 21, 2003: US06636249 (108 worldwide citation)

The invention enables users to virtually attach information to situations in the real world, and also enables users to quickly and easily find out desired information. An IR sensor receives an IR signal transmitted from an IR beacon, and supplies the received signal to a sub-notebook PC. A CCD video ...


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Ivan Poupyrev, Eijiro Mori, Carsten Schwesig, Junichi Rekimoto: User interface apparatus and portable information apparatus. Sony Corporation, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, November 25, 2008: US07456823 (100 worldwide citation)

A user interface apparatus has a flexible part including a one-dimensional analog sensor for sensing distortion of the flexible part, and a processor unit for detecting one of input states based on a value of the detected distortion and having a task run. The task relates to a selected input state. ...


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Toru Konishi, Junichi Rekimoto, Takahiko Sueyoshi, Keigo Ihara: Information processing apparatus, an information processing method and a medium. Sony Corporation, William S Frommer, Glenn F Savit, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, December 31, 2002: US06501854 (89 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is an information processing apparatus comprising: an image acquiring means for acquiring an objective image; an identification information recognizing means for recognizing, of the objective image acquired by said image acquiring means, identification information corresponding to a ...



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