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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 (159 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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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 (135 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, Nobuyuki Matsushita: Information input apparatus. Sony Corporation, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, July 2, 2002: US06414672 (126 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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Junichi Rekimoto, Yuji Ayatsuka, Nobuyuki Matsushita, Eduardo A Sciammarella, Haruo Oba: Information processing method and information processing apparatus having communication function. Sony Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, November 21, 2006: US07139529 (20 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an information processing apparatus which obtains identification information of an electronic device and makes communication with the electronic device via a network based on the identification information. When a portable telephone (11) is placed on an input display section ...


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Haruo Oba, Taku Sugawara, Takeo Inagaki, Junichi Rekimoto, Nobuyuki Matsushita, Yuji Ayatsuka: Information providing system, information providing method, information processing apparatus, information processing method, communication terminal, and a method for communication terminal. Sony Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, May 23, 2006: US07050945 (18 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an information providing system, an information providing method, an information processing apparatus, an information processing method, and a communication terminal, for providing requested information in an easy manner. In an information board 1, guides about infor ...


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Yuji Ayatsuka, Nobuyuki Matsushita, Junichi Rekimoto: Portable information processing terminal, information input/output system and information input/output method. Sony Corporation, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, March 6, 2007: US07188139 (17 worldwide citation)

Each device arranged in an information space and a computer are sustainedly connected and the connection can be visually recognized on the display screen of the computer. More specifically, there is provided a feature of “gaze-link” metaphor with which connection between the computer and an object v ...


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Haruo Oba, Taku Sugawara, Takeo Inagaki, Junichi Rekimoto, Nobuyuki Matsushita, Yuji Ayatsuka: Information processing apparatus and method, and recording medium. Sony Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, October 9, 2007: US07280851 (16 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an information processing apparatus and method, recording medium, and program which allow for correct recognition of a connected electronic device. A reader/writer 33-1 is placed near a left vertical side 2-1 of four sides of an input display unit 2. A mobile phone 1 ...


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Haruo Oba, Taku Sugawara, Takeo Inagaki, Junichi Rekimoto, Nobuyuki Matsushita, Yuji Ayatsuka: Information processing apparatus and method, and recording medium. Sony Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Duner L, August 5, 2008: US07409231 (15 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an information processing apparatus and method, a recording medium, and a program which allow a user to immediately and easily know whether or not transmission of desired data is completed and the direction of transmission of the data. Readers/writers 23-1 through 23 ...


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Nobuyuki Matsushita, Yuji Ayatsuka, Junichi Rekimoto: Method and apparatus for producing communication data, method and apparatus for reproducing communication data, and program storage medium. Sony Corporation, Jay H Maioli, October 5, 2004: US06801663 (11 worldwide citation)

Communication data including actually-photographed pictures is provided. The communication data consists of text data such as a sentence input by a user and a plurality of still pictures obtained by taking a picture of the user a plurality of times. Because the communication data includes visual inf ...


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Shigeru Tajima, Junichi Rekimoto, Yuji Ayatsuka, Nobuyuki Matsushita, Tota Hasegawa, Hidenori Karasawa, Eduardo A Sciammarella: Device for controlling robot behavior and method for controlling it. Sony Corporation, Frommer Lawrence & Haug, William S Frommer, August 29, 2006: US07099742 (8 worldwide citation)

An apparatus that controls the action of a pet robot. The apparatus includes a portable terminal (3) having an electrode that may contact a user (2). When the user touches the electrode provided on the head of the robot (1), the user ID stored in the memory section of the portable terminal (3) is tr ...