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Olympus Corporation patents

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 new patent  Endoscope system and endoscope

An endoscope system includes: an image pickup device configured to output a digital signal; an EEPROM in which predetermined information concerning an endoscope is recorded; a signal control portion capable of selectively converting data of one of the digital signal outputted from the image pickup device and the predetermined information... Olympus Corporation

 new patent  Scanning endoscope system

A scanning endoscope system includes an endoscope that includes an illumination fiber that is configured to guide illumination light for illuminating a subject and to emit the illumination light from an emitting end, and an actuator section that is configured to swing the emitting end of the illumination fiber according... Olympus Corporation

 new patent  Image processing device, image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium

An image processing device includes: an abnormality candidate region detection unit configured to detect, from an intraluminal image obtained by imaging a living body lumen, an abnormality candidate region in which a tissue characteristic of the living body or an in-vivo state satisfies a predetermined condition; a feature data calculation... Olympus Corporation

 new patent  Measuring head and eccentricity measuring device including the same

A measuring head includes a light source unit, a first image pickup element, a second image pickup element, an objective optical system, an optical path splitting element, a common optical path, a first optical path, and a second optical path. The common optical path is located on one side of... Olympus Corporation

 new patent  Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus using the same

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 new patent  Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus using the same

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 new patent  Imaging apparatus and image compositing method

An imaging apparatus carries out imaging at a plurality of focus positions that have been set, and carries out successive image combination for each imaging, generates a focus stacked image after imaging a plurality of times imaging is to be performed that has been set by a focus bracket setting... Olympus Corporation

 new patent  Focus adjustment device, focus adjustment method, and non-transitory storage medium storing focus adjustment program

A focus adjustment device includes a direction judgment unit and a control unit. A direction judgment unit calculates an evaluation value based on an image signal of a focus detection region, thereby judging a drive direction of a focus lens. The control unit controls a focus adjustment operation on the... Olympus Corporation

 new patent  Imaging device and focusing evaluation device

An imaging device for evaluating focusing of light by one or more optical elements on an imaging sensor, the imaging device having one or more processors configured to compare a first value of a characteristic of a first signal from a first photoelectric conversion structure of the imaging sensor having... Olympus Corporation

 new patent  Imaging device capable of combining a plurality of image data, and control imaging device

An imaging device comprises an image data acquisition circuit that determines a plurality of focus positions by repeatedly shifting focus position by a given amount, forms subject images at respective focus positions, and acquires, from the subject images that have been formed, a plurality of image data of a first... Olympus Corporation

 new patent  Image stabilization device

An image stabilization device includes a movable portion including an image pickup lens and a VCM driving portion configured to drive the movable portion relative to a fixed portion, the image stabilization device including: a position detection element arranged on the movable portion; and paired position detection magnets arranged at... Olympus Corporation

 new patent  Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium

An image processing apparatus performs image processing on image data including blinking defective noise generated by an image sensor including pixels configured to generate a signal, and readout circuits configured to read out the signal as a pixel value. The image processing apparatus includes: an acquisition unit configured to acquire... Olympus Corporation

 new patent  Image communication system, image reception apparatus, image transmission apparatus, image reception method, image transmission method, and recording medium

An image communication system includes an image transmission apparatus and an image reception apparatus. The image transmission apparatus includes a transmission-side wireless communication unit. The image reception apparatus includes a reception-side wireless communication unit. At least one of the image transmission apparatus and the image reception apparatus includes a radar... Olympus Corporation

 new patent  Image communication system, image reception apparatus, image transmission apparatus, image reception method, image transmission method, and recording medium

An image communication system includes an image transmission apparatus and an image reception apparatus. The image transmission apparatus includes a transmission-side wireless communication unit. The image reception apparatus includes a reception-side wireless communication unit. At least one of the image transmission apparatus and the image reception apparatus includes a radar... Olympus Corporation

Optical transmission module, imaging apparatus, and optical transmission module structure

An optical transmission module includes a substrate having an opening portion; an optical element closing an opening on the lower surface side of the substrate and converting an electric signal into an optical signal or the optical signal into the electric signal; an optical fiber transmitting the optical signal; a... Olympus Corporation

Power supply system

An endoscope power supply system includes an endoscope including an imaging unit that images an object, a housing apparatus to which the endoscope is detachably connected, a plurality of power source units that are provided in the housing apparatus and configured to output electric power different from one another, switches... Olympus Corporation

Treatment device and treatment system

A treatment device used together with an endoscope, has a guide pipe and a movement mechanism. The guide pipe has a first pipe having a curving portion and a second pipe continuous with a proximal side of the curving portion. The curving portion has, in its inner circumferential surface, a... Olympus Corporation

Guidance apparatus and capsule medical apparatus guidance system

A guidance apparatus includes: a magnetic field generator configured to generate a magnetic field that acts on a magnet; a magnetic field shielding material configured to shield the magnetic field generated by the magnetic field generator; an operation input device configured to receive an input of at least one of... Olympus Corporation

Optical transmission module, endoscope, and manufacturing optical transmission module

An optical transmission module includes a light emitting device for transmitting a first optical signal, a light receiving device for receiving a second optical signal, an optical fiber for guiding a third optical signal in which the first optical signal and the second optical signal are coupled, and an optical... Olympus Corporation

Endoscope system

An endoscope system includes an image acquisition section, an attention area setting section, and a dimming control section. The image acquisition section acquires a captured image that includes an object image. The attention area setting section sets an attention area within the captured image based on information from the endoscope... Olympus Corporation

Blood-vessel recognition blood-flow measurement method

A blood-vessel recognition blood-flow measurement method including: obtaining a real-time Doppler spectrum by performing a Fourier transform on a temporal waveform of the intensity of scattered light of laser light in a living body; calculating a normalized real-time Doppler spectrum and a normalized zero spectrum; calculating a region spectrum from... Olympus Corporation

Biopsy needle

A biopsy needle includes: a tubular outer needle including a first needle tip at one end in a longitudinal direction of the outer needle; and an inner needle having a columnar shape and configured to be inserted into the outer needle and movable along the longitudinal direction. The inner needle... Olympus Corporation

Treatment device

A treatment device includes: an operating section; an elongated insertion section connected to the operating section; a pair of clamp members provided at the distal end of the insertion section so as to be openable and closable relative to each other; a movable member that is moved so as to... Olympus Corporation

Illumination device system

An illumination device system includes: an illumination device including an engaging portion configured to engage with an illumination device support base, a main body portion, a light emitting portion configured to swing around a turning axis in relation to the main body portion, and a cable extending from the main... Olympus Corporation

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium

An image processing apparatus is configured to: acquire a correction factor from a recording unit for recording, for each of a plurality of pixels, the correction factor for correcting a difference in pixel value corresponding to a difference between a spectral sensitivity and a preset reference spectral sensitivity in a... Olympus Corporation

Optical transmission module and endoscope

An optical transmission module is configured such that: a first optical device is provided on an upper surface of an optical waveguide substrate; a second optical device is provided on a lower surface of the optical waveguide substrate; a V-groove is formed on an end face of the optical waveguide... Olympus Corporation

Image retrieval apparatus

An image retrieval apparatus includes a processor, and the processor performs a process including: determining an image in which a first characteristic object is included in a subject to be a first image, and determining an image that is captured after the first image and in which a second characteristic... Olympus Corporation

Display device, display method, and recording medium storing program

A display device includes: a determination unit that determines, on the basis of display information, a period of time during which a display unit displays the display information with a first display characteristic; and a controller that controls the display unit to display the display information with the first display... Olympus Corporation

Observation apparatus, controlling observation apparatus, and non-transitory computer-readable medium storing control program for observation apparatus

An observation apparatus includes an imaging unit, a driving mechanism, and a control section. The imaging unit includes an imaging section and an illumination section. The imaging section includes an image sensor and an imaging optical system, and images a sample to output an image signal. The illumination section includes... Olympus Corporation

Solid-state imaging device

In a solid-state imaging device, a first substrate has a plurality of pixels and a plurality of first control signal lines. The plurality of first control signal lines are connected to pixels of each row. The second substrate includes a plurality of second control signal lines and a control circuit.... Olympus Corporation

Observation system and observation method

An observation system includes: a plurality of imaging sections to image one or more samples; a plurality of driving mechanisms that respectively move the imaging sections to change an imaging position for the samples; and a control circuit that controls operations of the driving mechanisms and the imaging sections to... Olympus Corporation

Endoscope image display apparatus, endoscope image display method and endoscope image display program

An endoscope apparatus includes a display section with a touch panel having a left image display region and a right image display region and a control section. The control section is configured to perform display control so as to change, upon receiving a drag operation instruction while the left image... Olympus Corporation

Endoscope processor

An endoscope processor includes: an image generation portion that generates a picked-up image of a subject, an image of which is picked up by an endoscope; a correction information acquisition portion that acquires correction information corresponding to magnification chromatic aberration of the endoscope from a scope memory in the endoscope;... Olympus Corporation

Endoscope device

An endoscope device includes: an normal light image acquisition unit that acquires an normal light image; a special light image acquisition unit that acquires a special light image; a blended image generation unit that generates a blend image by combining one color component image from among a plurality of color... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180000323

Endoscope apparatus and light source apparatus

An endoscope apparatus includes: an endoscope connector; a first optical connector extended from a plug section; first insertion openings of a receptacle section into which the first optical connector is inserted; second insertion openings of the receptacle section into which a second optical connector is inserted; a wrong insertion preventing... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180000325

Endoscope system

Maximum hardness of a flexible tube section of an endoscope is set such that substantial maximum hardness at a time when an over-tube is attached is equal to or lower than maximum hardness of a flexible tube section of an endoscope. That is, the maximum hardness of the flexible tube... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180000327

Image pickup apparatus and endoscope

An image pickup apparatus includes: an image pickup device that includes a light receiving surface, an opposite surface, a light receiving portion, and external electrodes connected to the light receiving portion; and a wiring board that includes a first main surface, a second man surface, and a wiring portion provided... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180000328

Capsule endoscope

A capsule endoscope configured to be introduced into a subject is provided. The capsule endoscope includes: a magnetic switch configured to operate depending on a magnetic field externally applied; a first device including an inductor and configured to execute a predetermined function; a second device including no inductor and configured... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180000330

Endoscope system

An endoscope system includes an image pickup section that picks up, light included in return light generated according to radiation of excitation light, and reference light, the return light including the fluorescence, light in a first wavelength band, and light in a second wavelength band; an observation image generation section... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180000334

Biological observation apparatus

Provided is a biological observation apparatus including: illuminating portions that irradiate biological tissue with illumination light including light in R, G, and B regions, respectively; an image acquisition portion that acquires image signals from reflected light of the illumination light coming from the biological tissue; narrow-band-light generating portions that are... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180000335

Biological observation system

A biological observation system includes: a light source apparatus configured to supply a first illuminating light, and a second illuminating light, while switching between the first illuminating light and the second illuminating light; an image pickup device configured to receive light from an object at each of a plurality of... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180000500

Flexible-manipulator control device and medical manipulator system

A flexible-manipulator control device that controls, according to a control parameter, a drive of a flexible manipulator having a movable part at a distal end of a flexible insertion portion to be inserted into the body and having, at a proximal end thereof, the drive for driving the movable part,... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180000505

Treatment device and treatment system

A treatment device includes: a probe including a treatment portion that performs treatment to a treatment target portion by transmission of ultrasonic vibration; a first sheath having a first edge and enclosing a periphery of the probe; a second sheath having a second edge and enclosing a periphery of the... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180000507

Surgical instrument and surgical instrument unit

A surgical instrument includes: a clamp section main body which is movable between a close position that is close to a vibration transmission member and an away position that is away from the vibration transmission member; a pressure pad provided on the clamp section main body and provided on a... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180002670

Method for assisting in evaluating pluripotent stem cell without stains, storage medium, and operation device

An operation device includes: a communication unit that receives signals of images of a biological sample and outputs data to a display medium, the images being captured by a microscope that converts a phase distribution into an image intensity distribution; and a calculator that calculates a first phase distribution of... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180003938

Scanning microscope

A scanning microscope includes a two-dimensional scanning device that includes a first scanner and a second scanner for scanning, in oscillation motion and with light, a sample in directions orthogonal to each other, the first scanner scanning the sample at a speed higher than a speed of the second scanner,... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180003945

Method for measuring scanning pattern of optical scanning apparatus, measuring scanning pattern, and calibrating image

An apparatus for measuring a scanning pattern of an optical scanning apparatus can easily reduce the effect of stray light and improve the measurement accuracy of the scanning pattern. An apparatus for measuring a scanning pattern of an optical scanning apparatus (100), which scans an object being illuminated with illumination... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180003953

Calibration calibrating optical scanning apparatus

This method is for calibrating an optical scanning apparatus that includes an optical fiber with a tip supported to allow vibration and an actuator that drives the tip of the optical fiber in a direction perpendicular to the optical axis of the optical fiber. The method includes arranging a position... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180003954

Method for setting driving conditions and setting driving conditions of optical scanning apparatus

A method and an apparatus for setting driving conditions applied in an optical scanning apparatus. The method for setting driving conditions includes attaching a scanning pattern detector and adjusting a scanning pattern detected by the scanning pattern detector by changing a drive signal applied to an actuator (steps S03 to... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180006388

Electronic circuit module

An electronic circuit module includes: a substrate on which a wiring pattern having an electrode portion is formed; a cable having an external insulator and a conductor portion, at least a distal end side of the external insulator being removed to expose a conductor, an exposed portion of the conductor... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180007256

Focus control device, imaging device, endoscope system, and controlling focus control device

A focus control device includes a processor including hardware, the processor being configured to implement: an area setting process that sets a plurality of areas, each including a plurality of pixels, on a captured image acquired by an imaging section, an evaluation value calculation process that calculates an AF (Autofocus)... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180007290

Imaging apparatus and imaging method

An imaging apparatus including: an image sensor for obtaining image data; a highlight signal generation circuit for generating a highlight signal from the image data; a highlight signal combining circuit for combining a plurality of the highlight signals to generate a combined highlight signal; a display image generation circuit for... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180007293

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium

Provided is an image processing apparatus for correcting blinking defect noise contained in image data generated by an image sensor. The image sensor includes a pixels arranged two-dimensionally and reading circuits configured to read a pixel value. The image processing apparatus includes: an information acquisition unit configured to acquire noise... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180007295

Focus adjustment device and focus adjustment method

While a focus lens is moving to a focus lens driving target position, a controller of a focus adjustment device switches a moving speed of the focus lens from a first speed to a second speed. In particular, the controller calculates the number of times the defocus amount can be... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180007322

Endoscope system

An endoscope system includes, an inserting section having an insertion axis, an imaging section which takes an image of a specimen on a lateral side to the insertion axis, an image generating section which generates a picture image of the specimen on the basis of an imaging signal output by... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180007335

Scanning observation apparatus and image display scanning observation apparatus

A scanning observation apparatus (10) deflects illumination light with an actuator (25) through an illumination optical system (26) to scan an object (32), subjects light from the object (32) to photoelectric conversion with an optical detector (44), performs processing with an image processor (46), and displays an image of the... Olympus Corporation

01/04/18 / #20180007346

Image calibration inspection tool and endoscope system

An image calibration inspection tool includes: a plurality of substantially rectangular markers, two orthogonal sides of which are connected by an arc-shaped curve; and a calibration chart in which the plurality of markers are formed on a metal plate through machining, laser marking, or the like, wherein two of the... Olympus Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170367562

Operation device for into-bore introduction device, and into-bore introduction device

An operation device for an into-bore introduction device, includes: a projecting portion formed to project from a grasping section in a radial direction to a longitudinal axis of the grasping section, in a surface between a surface on which a bending operation knob is disposed and a surface on which... Olympus Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170367564

Overtube and medical manipulator system

An overtube including: a manipulator channel through which is passed a long manipulator in which a movable portion disposed at a distal end is driven by a driving portion disposed at a proximal end; and a storage unit that stores identification information for the manipulator channel in a readable manner... Olympus Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170367566

Endoscope apparatus

Provided is an endoscope apparatus provided with: an elongated insertion portion that is inserted into a body; an image-acquisition portion that has an imaging optical system disposed at a distal end of the insertion portion and that acquires two images having parallax for the same imaging subject; an identifying portion... Olympus Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170367568


rV denotes an outer-diameter dimension corresponding to the second direction of the illumination lens.... Olympus Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170367569

Illumination apparatus, endoscope and endoscope system

An illumination apparatus includes a light converter disposed on a distal end surface of a light guide, the light converter being configured to emit illumination light, which is generated by converting optical characteristics of primary light that is guided by the light guide, in a forward direction which is on... Olympus Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170367691

Suturing device

A suturing device includes a longitudinal axis member, an operation unit, a grasp portion, a suture needle, a first engaging member, a second engaging member, a first linear member connected to the first engaging member and the operation unit and configured to switch the first engaging member and the engaging... Olympus Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170367727

Ultrasonic treatment instrument and ultrasonic treatment assembly

An ultrasonic treatment instrument for use in arthroscopic surgery, includes a probe having a main body that is configured to transmit ultrasonic vibration, and a treatment portion that is provided on a distal side of the main body and is configured to cut a hard tissue and/or a soft tis... Olympus Corporation

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12/28/17 / #20170367750

Treatment energy application structure and medical treatment device

A treatment energy application structure includes a flexible substrate having an electric resistance pattern and a lead wire connection portion. A heat transfer plate faces the flexible substrate and transfers heat to the body tissue. An insulating adhesive sheet is interposed between the flexible substrate and the heat transfer plate.... Olympus Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170367754

Medical treatment device, operating medical treatment device, and treatment method

A medical treatment device includes: a pair of holding members configured to grasp a target part to be connected in a body tissue; an energy application portion provided on at least one holding member of the pair of holding members, the energy application portion being configured to contact the target... Olympus Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170370697

Bending detecting system, light guide body, tubular apparatus, light detecting apparatus, light detecting method, and optical bending measuring apparatus

A bending detecting system includes a light guide, a first grating and a light detector. The light guide has elongated shape and is configured to guide an incident light in a propagating direction. The light guide includes a core and a cladding disposed around the core. The first grating is... Olympus Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170371136

Light sheet microscope and control light sheet microscope

A light sheet microscope includes an objective, an illumination optical system, a first adjustor, a second adjustor and a controller. The illumination optical system irradiates sample with a light sheet from a direction that is different from an optical axis direction of the objective. The first adjustor adjusts a relative... Olympus Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170371138

Microscope and microscope-image acquisition method

Provided is a microscope including: a detection optical system detecting fluorescence produced in a specimen to acquire fluorescence images; an illumination device causing planar excitation light to be incident on the specimen from different directions along a plurality of incident planes that are parallel to each other with a prescribed... Olympus Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170371144

Side-viewing optical adapter

An adapter for use with an endoscope. The adapter including: at least first and second axis-shifted lenses, each of the first and second axis-shifted lenses including a truncated portion, the first and second axis shifted lenses being arranged side by side so that respective first and second optical axes are... Olympus Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170371231

Imaging apparatus

An imaging apparatus includes an imaging element, an imaging lens, an AF controller, an image synthesis unit, and a display. The imaging element captures multiple images of an object to obtain a plurality of image data. The imaging lens includes a focus lens and is used for generating an image... Olympus Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170374260

Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium

An image processing apparatus includes a correction factor calculating unit configured to calculate a correction factor for correcting a difference in pixel values corresponding to a difference between a spectral sensitivity and a preset reference spectral sensitivity in a predetermined wavelength range at a pixel of interest, based on image... Olympus Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170374270

Focus detection apparatus and focus detection method

A focus detection apparatus, comprising, focus detection pixels that receive a pair of light fluxes resulting from pupil division of light flux, a memory that stores correction values in accordance with width of the imaging light flux in the pupil-division direction relating to a two-image interval value, and a controller... Olympus Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170374288

Image pickup apparatus, non-transitory computer-readable medium storing computer program, and image pickup method

An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup section configured to shoot a live view image between shooting periods of two continuous still images in continuous shooting, a display section configured to display a live view image in a live view display period and display a black image in another... Olympus Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170374292

Endoscope device and method and computer-readable storage device for controlling bending of endoscope device

An endoscope device having one or more processors configured to perform a control process including: processing an imaging signal to generate image data of a display image of a subject, wherein the image signal is generated by an image sensor, wherein the image sensor is arranged at a distal end... Olympus Corporation

12/28/17 / #20170374301

Gain adjustment unit, recording medium holding gain adjustment program, endoscope and endoscope apparatus

A gain adjustment unit calculates a total sum of analog gains on a way from photoelectric conversion output of an image pickup device to input of an analog/digital conversion circuit with use of picked-up images provided from the analog/digital conversion circuit, the analog/digital conversion circuit being configured to convert an... Olympus Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170360275

Endoscope system, image processing device, image processing method, and computer-readable recording medium

An image processing method includes: sequentially generating fluorescent image data in accordance with light intensity of a wavelength component emitted from a fluorescent agent having been administered to a subject irradiated with excitation light, based on image data of the subject each time the image data is generated; sequentially calculating... Olympus Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170360276

Drive device

A drive device includes a filter section that includes an optical filter, a transmission section that rotates around a rotation shaft, a first groove portion that is formed to the transmission section, a protruding portion that is formed to the filter section, in contact with the first groove portion, and... Olympus Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170360277

Medical power supply system

A medical power supply includes a medical instrument and a guide tube. The power receiving member is arranged radially outside the insertion portion, and when the insertion portion is inserted into the guide tube to a predetermined length such that the power transmitting member and the power receiving member are... Olympus Corporation

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12/21/17 / #20170360278

Conduit switching piston, and endoscope

A conduit switching piston is provided that includes a shaft member, a plurality of seal portions, a pair of flat portions, and a connecting portion that is configured to connect two seal portions among the plurality of seal portions which are adjacent along the extending direction of the shaft member,... Olympus Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170360284

Endoscope device

An endoscope device includes: an imaging unit including a semiconductor chip including an image sensor formed thereon, and a protective glass adhered on the image sensor with an adhesive layer; and a holder configured to hold the imaging unit by fitting the protective glass therein. The semiconductor chip includes: a... Olympus Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170360519

Medical manipulator system

A medical manipulator system includes a manipulator having a first joint; a first detecting means detecting an orientation of the first joint; an operation unit having a second joint associated with the first joint for operating the first joint; a second detecting means detecting an orientation of the second joint;... Olympus Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170363825

Optical fiber holding structure, optical transmission module, and manufacturing optical fiber holding structure

An optical fiber holding structure includes: a structure main body having a prismatic shape; a through hole into which an optical fiber is inserted; a protruding portion having a columnar shape projecting from the structure main body and configured to be inserted into an opening portion of a substrate; and... Olympus Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170363846

Zoom image pickup apparatus

φL1<φ3GL1  (1).... Olympus Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170363848

Scanning microscope

Provided is a scanning microscope including a pinhole array disk having a plurality of pinholes restricting a light flux of illumination light for irradiating a sample, the plurality of pinholes being disposed so as to form an array about a center axis; a rotational driving unit rotating the pinhole array... Olympus Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170365042

Image processing apparatus, non-transitory computer-readable medium storing computer program, and image processing method

An image processing apparatus includes a smoothing section configured to smooth, for an image after gradation conversion with which gradation display on a monitor becomes appropriate, a signal with a higher Weber ratio, to a signal value, of a quantization error caused by the gradation conversion with higher strength, and... Olympus Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170365634

Image sensor and imaging device

An image sensor includes: light receiving units disposed two-dimensionally on a substrate; color filters disposed on the light receiving units and including at least one of: a blue color filter for passing both of blue light and blue-violet light; a cyan color filter for passing both of green light and... Olympus Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170365769

Ultrasonic transducer and ultrasonic medical device

An ultrasonic transducer includes: two metal blocks; a plurality of piezoelectric elements having rectangular surfaces and stacked between the metal blocks; and bonding materials bonding the metal block and the piezoelectric element and the piezoelectric elements to each other. Thermal expansion coefficients in the diagonal directions from the center of... Olympus Corporation

12/21/17 / #20170366733

Image pickup apparatus, operation apparatus, image pickup system, and image pickup method

An image pickup apparatus includes, an imaging element configured to generate image data by picking up a target object image based on a plurality of control items, a communication circuit configured to communicate with a first operation apparatus and a second operation apparatus, and a CPU configured to discriminate, among... Olympus Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170354319


In an endoscope including a rear grasping portion extending along a second longitudinal axis that is a direction flexed relative to a first longitudinal axis along which the operation portion body extends, a bend preventing portion covering a universal cable extending out from the proximal end side of the rear... Olympus Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170354321

Camera head for endoscope and endoscope apparatus having the same

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12/14/17 / #20170354323

Optical fiber scanner and scanning endoscope apparatus

Provided is an optical fiber scanner capable of generating an image with excellent image quality, which displaces an emission end of an optical fiber by means of an optical scanning actuator and scans light emitted from the optical fiber, in which the optical fiber 31 includes a photonic crystal fiber... Olympus Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170354347
12/14/17 / #20170355949

Observation apparatus

It is possible to observe imaging subjects, such as cells or the like, without causing an increase in the apparatus size. Provided is an observation apparatus including: a flat-plate-like stage formed of an optically transparent material on which a container accommodating a sample is placed; a deflecting member that is... Olympus Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170357078

Lens control apparatus and lens control method

A lens control apparatus for moving a lens in an optical axis direction, including: a stepping motor for driving the lens; a controller for obtaining a drive amount on the basis of an input target position, instructing a rotational position of the stepping motor to perform drive control, wherein the... Olympus Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170357145

Optical apparatus

An optical apparatus includes a housing including an opening for letting a light flux pass through a first window member configured to let the light flux pass through, and to cover the opening, a second window member, overlapped with and fixed to the first window member, configured to let the... Olympus Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170358060

Image-processing device

An image-processing device includes: a gradient data generation unit which sequentially targets pixels, and on the basis of a luminance value, generates gradient data in which each pixel is represented using a first label of a value indicating a direction toward a pixel having a higher luminance value or a... Olympus Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170358084

Image analysis apparatus, image analysis system, and operation image analysis apparatus

An image analysis apparatus includes: an image input section; a region extraction section configured to specify a target element including an annular peripheral portion and a center portion that is surrounded by the peripheral portion and that is in a color different from the peripheral portion in a first image... Olympus Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170358100

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

An image processing apparatus having: one or more processor devices configured to: acquire image data of a plurality of images; acquire, from the image data of the plurality of images, a plurality of first corresponding points corresponding to each other between the plurality of images; calculate a first fundamental matrix... Olympus Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170358526

Molded interconnect device, manufacturing molded interconnect device, and circuit module

A molded interconnect device adapted to form a three-dimensional circuit by using laser beams includes: a main body on which the three-dimensional circuit is formed; and a lead portion connected to an external electrode of an external substrate by solder and extending from the main body. The lead portion includes:... Olympus Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170359502

Photographing apparatus, photographing method and recording medium on which photographing/display program is recorded

A photographing apparatus including: an image pickup device to obtain a picked-up image, the image pickup device being provided with divided pixels for receiving light on respective optical paths from the object divided in left and right directions; a recording medium recording the picked-up image; a display displaying the picked-up... Olympus Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170359509

Information terminal, providing image-capturing opportunity, and recording medium storing program

An information terminal includes an image-capturing information acquisition unit that acquires image-capturing information added to a captured image selected from among one or more captured images; a position information acquisition unit that acquires position information; a communication unit that acquires, from the outside, environmental change information in the past and... Olympus Corporation

12/14/17 / #20170359524

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

An image processing apparatus, comprising a memory that stores first image data, and a processor that includes an image associated information processing section, wherein the image associated information processing section, for the image data of a single frame that has been taken at a plurality of shooting conditions, within the... Olympus Corporation

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