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Haru Ando, Yoshinori Kitahara: Display system capable of accepting user commands by use of voice and gesture inputs. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, February 4, 1997: US05600765 (161 worldwide citation)

A method of accepting multimedia operation commands wherein, while pointing to either of a display object or a display position on a display screen of a graphics display system through a pointing input device, a user commands the graphics display system to cause an event on a graphics display, throu ...


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Yoshinori Kitahara, Takehiro Fujita, Shigeru Yabuuchi, Keiichi Yoshioka: Help guidance method utilizing an animated picture. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, December 27, 1994: US05377319 (112 worldwide citation)

A help guidance method utilizing an animated picture, used for an information processor including a memory for storing a help control program for controlling help guidance, animated picture help data, text help data and voice help data used for carrying out the help guidance, and a table for showing ...


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Seiji Futatsugi, Keiji Kojima, Yoshiki Matsuda, Yoshinori Kitahara, Masato Mogaki: Portable pen pointing device and a processing system with pen pointing device. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, July 2, 1996: US05533141 (78 worldwide citation)

A portable pen pointing device and a processing system with pen pointing device which can be easily used. The portable pen pointing device includes a memory for storing user's specific penmanship/handwriting information and a pen interface unit for supplying the user's specific penmanship/handwritin ...


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Takashi Hasegawa, Yoshinori Kitahara: Automatically composing background music for an image by extracting a feature thereof. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, July 4, 2000: US06084169 (56 worldwide citation)

An automatic music composing method automatically composes background music matching an atmosphere and a reproduction time of an input moving or changing image. A moving or changing image is inputted and divided into scenes, a feature of each scene is extracted, an automatic music composing paramete ...


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Atsuko Koizumi, Hiroyuki Kaji, Yasunari Obuchi, Yoshinori Kitahara: Speech translation device and computer readable medium. Hitachi, Mattingly Stanger Malur & Brundidge P C, July 12, 2005: US06917920 (19 worldwide citation)

A translation device which has both advantages of a table look-up translation device and advantages of a machine translation device by leading the user's utterance through a sentence template suitable for the user's intent of speech is realized. Since the translation device searches for sentence tem ...


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Nobuo Nukaga, Kenji Nagamatsu, Yoshinori Kitahara: Voice synthesizing method and voice synthesizer performing the same. Hitachi, Mattingly Stanger Malur & Brundidge P C, September 26, 2006: US07113909 (15 worldwide citation)

A stereotypical sentence is synthesized into a voice of an arbitrary speech style. A third party is able to prepare prosody data and a user of a terminal device having a voice synthesizing part can acquire the prosody data. The voice synthesizing method determines a voice-contents identifier to poin ...


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Yoshinori Kitahara, Yasunari Obuchi, Atsuko Koizumi, Seiki Mizutani: Method for speech interpretation service and speech interpretation server. Hitachi, Reed Smith, Stanley P Fisher Esq, Juan Carlos A Marquez Esq, October 31, 2006: US07130801 (14 worldwide citation)

A speech interpretation server, and a method for providing a speech interpretation service, are disclosed. The server includes a speech input for receiving an inputted speech in a first language from a mobile terminal, a speech recognizer that receives the inputted speech and converts the inputted s ...


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Nobuo Nukaga, Yoshinori Kitahara, Keiko Fujita, Haru Ando, Shunichi Yajima: Speech synthesis system and prosodic control method in the speech synthesis system. Hitachi, Mattingly Stanger & Malur P C, November 5, 2002: US06477495 (10 worldwide citation)

A prosodic parameter for an input text is computed by storing a sentence of vocalized speech in a speech corpus memory, searching for a stored text having a similar prosody to an input text as a key to the speech corpus and modifying the prosodic parameter based upon the search results. Because a pl ...


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Atsuko Koizumi, Hiroyuki Kaji, Yasunari Obuchi, Yoshinori Kitahara: Speech translation device and computer readable medium. Hitachi, Mattingly Stanger Malur & Brundidge P C, May 16, 2006: US07047195 (9 worldwide citation)

A translation device which has both advantages of a table look-up translation device and advantages of a machine translation device by leading the user's utterance through a sentence template suitable for the user's intent of speech is realized. Since the translation device searches for sentence tem ...


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Hiroshi Shimoharada, Masamitsu Tsukamoto, Masahiko Ikeguchi, Hiroshi Kikugawa, Souichiro Nagayama, Makiko Sano, Yoshinori Kitahara, Hidemasa Kominami, Tatsuya Okita: Herbicidal compositions containing benzoylpyrazole compounds. Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt L, June 18, 2013: US08466088 (6 worldwide citation)

Provided is an herbicidal composition which can be applied at a low dose as compared with individual application, and thus is effective to reduce the environmental load on a place where the composition is applied or a periphery thereof, of which the herbicidal spectrum is enlarged, and of which the ...