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Masahiro Konishi, Makoto Tsugita, Masafumi Inuiya, Kazuyuki Masukane: Video camera, imaging method using video camera, method of operating video camera, image processing apparatus and method, and solid-state electronic imaging device. Fuji Photo Film, May 30, 1995: US05420635 (199 worldwide citation)

A suitable image is obtained of a subject in which the difference in luminance between a bright area and a dark area is very large. The dark area is properly exposed and first image data is obtained. The bright area is properly exposed, and second image data is obtained. The first image data pertain ...


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Kazuyuki Masukane, Kenneth E Bartsch: Apparatus for processing signals representative of a computer graphics image and a real image including storing processed signals back into internal memory. Fuji Photo Film, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, July 5, 1994: US05327156 (82 worldwide citation)

A video data processing apparatus converts one of NTSC type and VGA type video signals to the other or overlays the two types of video signals and outputs them as either an NTSC type overlaid video signal or a VGA type overlaid video signal. The processing apparatus has two video memories for storin ...


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Ryuji Kondo, Kazuyuki Masukane: Solid-state imaging device having aspheric lenses. Fuji Photo Film, Arent Fox Kintner Plotkin & Kahn PLLC, July 2, 2002: US06414343 (36 worldwide citation)

A solid-state imaging device comprises: a semiconductor substrate which demarcates a two-dimensional surface; a multiplicity of photoelectric conversion units configured in a multiplicity of rows and columns on the surface of said semiconductor substrate; a light shielding film having openings forme ...


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Nobuo Suzuki, Kazuyuki Masukane: MOS type image pickup device having pixel interleaved array layout and one analog to digital conversion unit provided per each pair of adjacent photoelectric conversion columns. Fuji Photo Film, Arent Fox, August 23, 2005: US06933972 (33 worldwide citation)

A number of photoelectric conversion elements are disposed in a plurality of rows and columns in a pixel shift layout, and an analog/digital conversion unit is provided per two photoelectric conversion element columns to form a MOS type solid-state image pickup device. It is possible to suppress an ...


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Nobuo Suzuki, Kazuyuki Masukane: Solid state image pickup device and its driving method. Fuji Photo Film, Arent Fox Kintner Plotkin & Kahn PLLC, May 14, 2002: US06388278 (24 worldwide citation)

IT-CCD has a number of photoelectric conversion elements disposed in a pixel shift layout in a plurality of rows and columns, a plurality of vertical transfer CCDs for transferring signal charges accumulated in the photoelectric conversion elements toward a horizontal transfer CCD in a zigzag way, a ...


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Kazuyuki Masukane, Kenneth E Bartsch: Apparatus for processing signals representative of a computer graphics image and a real image. Fuji Photo Film, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, June 20, 1995: US05426731 (22 worldwide citation)

A video data processing apparatus converts one of NTSC type and VGA type video signals to the other or overlays the two types of video signals and outputs them as either an NTSC type overlaid video signal or a VGA type overlaid video signal. The processing apparatus has two video memories for storin ...


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Makoto Tsugita, Kazuyuki Masukane: Image processing apparatus and method, and video camera. Fuji Photo Film, March 7, 1995: US05396288 (20 worldwide citation)

A suitable image signal is obtained even with regard to a subject exhibiting a very large difference in luminance between bright and dark areas. A video signal obtained from a CCD by imaging the subject is amplified by a first amplifier, converted into digital image data A by a first A/D converter a ...


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Katsumi Ikeda, Kazuyuki Masukane: Solid-state image pickup apparatus and its control method including a thinning readout mode and an adding movie mode. Fuji Photo Film, Arent Fox Kintner Plotkin & Kahn PLLC, July 23, 2002: US06423959 (12 worldwide citation)

A solid-state image pickup apparatus includes photoelectric converter elements arranged in an array on a two-dimensional plane, vertical charge transfer paths respectively fabricated adjacent the photoelectric converter elements, vertical charge transfer electrodes for transferring charge one charge ...


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Tetsuo Yamada, Kazuyuki Masukane: Structure of solid state image pickup device. Fuji Photo Film, Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Sughrue Mion PLLC, February 10, 2004: US06690421 (11 worldwide citation)

A solid state image pickup device in which a plurality of photoelectric conversion element pairs are disposed in a row direction and a column direction, each pair constituting one unit including two adjacent photoelectric conversion elements disposed in the column direction, wherein a pitch of pairs ...


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Nobuo Suzuki, Kazuyuki Masukane: Solid-state image pick-up device. Fujifilm Corporation, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, October 21, 2008: US07440019 (5 worldwide citation)

A plurality of low-sensitivity pixels 10 and a plurality of high-sensitivity pixels 20 are arranged like a tetragonal grid respectively, and are provided in positions shifted by ½ of an array pitch from each other in a row direction X and a column direction Y. The detected charges of the low-sensiti ...