Patents by Inventor Akira Inoue

Akira Inoue has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 11124549
    Abstract: An object of this invention is to provide a streptavidin mutant reduced in affinity to the naturally-occurring biotin, and to provide a modified biotin which shows a high affinity to such streptavidin mutant reduced in affinity to the naturally-occurring biotin. This invention can provide a compound composed of a dimer of modified biotin, a streptavidin mutant, angsd usage of them.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: SAVID THERAPEUTICS INC.
    Inventors: Akira Sugiyama, Hirofumi Doi, Tatsuhiko Kodama, Tsuyoshi Inoue, Eiichi Mizohata, Tatsuya Kawato, Tomohiro Meshizuka, Motomu Kanai, Yohei Shimizu, Noriaki Takasu, Mari Takatsu
  • Publication number: 20210288129
    Abstract: A display device includes: a plurality of control lines; a plurality of power supply lines; a plurality of data signal lines; an oxide semiconductor layer; a first metal layer; a gate insulation film; a first inorganic insulation film; a second metal layer; a second inorganic insulation film; and a third metal layer. The oxide semiconductor layer, in a plan view, contains therein insular semiconductor lines between a plurality of drivers and a display area. The semiconductor lines cross the plurality of control lines and the plurality of power supply lines, are in contact with the plurality of control lines via an opening in a gate insulation film, are in contact with the plurality of power supply lines via an opening in the first inorganic insulation film, and have a plurality of waisted portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Inventors: TOHRU OKABE, SHINSUKE SAIDA, SHINJI ICHIKAWA, HIROKI TANIYAMA, RYOSUKE GUNJI, KOHJI ARIGA, YOSHIHIRO NAKADA, KOJI TANIMURA, YOSHIHIRO KOHARA, HIROHARU JINMURA, AKIRA INOUE
  • Publication number: 20210288286
    Abstract: A display device includes: a sealing film provided so as to cover light-emitting elements at least partially constituting a display area and including a first inorganic film, an organic film, and a second inorganic film stacked in this order; and a first damming wall in a frame area around the display area, the first damming wall surrounding the display area and overlapping a peripheral portion of the organic film, wherein at least one inorganic insulation film in a TFT layer has an upwardly open, first opening at least in a part of an area between the display area and the first damming wall, and the organic film is provided so as to fill in the first opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2018
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Inventors: TOHRU OKABE, SHOJI OKAZAKI, RYOSUKE GUNJI, SHINSUKE SAIDA, SHINJI ICHIKAWA, TOKUO YOSHIDA, HIROHARU JINMURA, AKIRA INOUE, YOSHIHIRO NAKADA, KOJI TANIMURA, YOSHIHIRO KOHARA
  • Patent number: 11115694
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus for reproducing second content in synchronization with reproduction of first content by a second information processing apparatus different from the information processing apparatus, the first content comprising audio content. The information processing apparatus comprising circuitry configured to: extract a first feature from the audio content; obtain a second feature of the audio content, the second feature being together with the second content; compare the first feature with the second feature; and generate, based on results of the comparing, synchronization information used for reproducing the second content in synchronization with the first content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Akira Inoue, Shusuke Takahashi, Masayuki Nishiguchi
  • Patent number: 11114522
    Abstract: A display device includes a plurality of picture elements, wherein a first electrode is formed in each of the plurality of picture elements, a cover layer is formed such that an opening of the first electrode is formed, a spacer in a layer identical to the cover layer is provided between two of the first electrodes, the spacer is formed with a height greater than a height of the cover layer, and an outer edge portion of the spacer is spaced from an outer edge portion of the cover layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shinji Ichikawa, Hiroki Taniyama, Shinsuke Saida, Ryosuke Gunji, Tohru Okabe, Yoshihiro Nakada, Hiroharu Jinmura, Akira Inoue
  • Publication number: 20210270271
    Abstract: A compressor includes a motor unit that includes a rotor and a stator, a compressor unit that compresses a refrigerant by rotation of the rotor, and a container that forms an internal space in which the motor unit and the compressor unit are housed, wherein in the rotor, a rotor gas passage through which the refrigerant flows from an under-motor space of the internal space arranged on a side of the motor unit that is close to the compressor unit to an above-motor space of the internal space arranged on a side of the motor unit that is distant from the compressor unit is formed, in the stator, a stator gas passage through which the refrigerant flows from the under-motor space to the above-motor space is formed, and a cross-sectional area of the stator gas passage is 6.0 times or less a cross-sectional area of the rotor gas passage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2019
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: FUJITSU GENERAL LIMITED
    Inventors: Kenshi UEDA, Akira INOUE
  • Patent number: 11088152
    Abstract: Field effect transistors for an SRAM cell can be formed employing n-doped gate electrode portions for p-type pull-up transistors. The SRAM cell includes a first series connection of a first p-type pull-up transistor and a first n-type pull-down transistor located between a power supply source and electrical ground, and a second series connection of a second p-type pull-up transistor and a second n-type pull-down transistor located between the power supply source and the electrical ground. Each gate electrode of the SRAM cell can include a respective n-doped gate electrode portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Hiroshi Nakatsuji, Yasuyuki Aoki, Shigeki Shimomura, Akira Inoue, Kazutaka Yoshizawa, Hiroyuki Ogawa
  • Publication number: 20210225881
    Abstract: An active matrix substrate including a resin substrate including a plurality of external connection terminals arranged near a display region, the active matrix substrate includes: a plurality of first lead wires each extending from one of the external connection terminals to the display region; and a plurality of second lead wires each extending from one of the external connection terminals to a separation line, the second lead wires being arranged with an arrangement pitch along the separation line, and the arrangement pitch of the second lead wires being greater than an arrangement pitch of the first lead wires.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: TOHRU OKABE, RYOSUKE GUNJI, SHINJI ICHIKAWA, SHINSUKE SAIDA, SHOJI OKAZAKI, TOKUO YOSHIDA, HIROKI TANIYAMA, KOHJI ARIGA, HIROHARU JINMURA, AKIRA INOUE, YOSHIHIRO NAKADA, YOSHIHIRO KOHARA, KOJI TANIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210210583
    Abstract: In a TFT layer provided on a base substrate, a first metal film, a first inorganic insulating film, a second metal film, a second inorganic insulating film, a third metal film, a first flattening film, a fourth metal film, and a second flattening film are sequentially layered. In a frame region, a slit is formed in the second flattening film to surround a display region, a first conductive layer formed by the fourth metal film is provided on the first flattening film exposed from the slit, and a TFT of a drive circuit is provided on the base substrate side of the first conductive layer to overlap with the first conductive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2018
    Publication date: July 8, 2021
    Inventors: TOHRU OKABE, RYOSUKE GUNJI, KOHJI ARIGA, HIROKI TANIYAMA, SHINJI ICHIKAWA, SHINSUKE SAIDA, HIROHARU JINMURA, AKIRA INOUE, YOSHIHIRO KOHARA, KOJI TANIMURA, YOSHIHIRO NAKADA
  • Patent number: 11018214
    Abstract: A display device includes a resin substrate, a TFT layer, a light-emitting element, a frame region, a terminal portion, a bending portion, a plurality of frame wiring lines, and at least a one-layer inorganic film. The light-emitting element includes a metal electrode provided on a flattening film included in the TFT layer. In the bending portion, an opening is formed in at least the one-layer inorganic film. A frame flattening film is provided to fill the opening. The plurality of frame wiring lines are provided on the frame flattening film across the opening. The frame wiring line is formed of a metal material identical to the metal material of the metal electrode. The frame flattening film is formed of a resin material identical to the resin material of the flattening film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tohru Okabe, Ryosuke Gunji, Hiroki Taniyama, Shinsuke Saida, Hiroharu Jinmura, Yoshihiro Nakada, Akira Inoue
  • Publication number: 20210151619
    Abstract: In a solar power generator, a plurality of first solar cell strings (51) are formed in a way that, in each first solar cell string (51), two or more first solar cells (41) are connected in series and disposed in descending order of potential, with an end narrower in width facing one end (E1) in a first direction (D1), from another end (E2) in the first direction (D1). A plurality of second solar cell strings (52) are formed in a way that, in each second solar cell string (52), two or more second solar cells (42) are connected in series and disposed in descending order of potential, with an end wider in width facing the one end (E1) in the first direction (D1), from the another end (E2) in the first direction (D1). Each of the plurality of first solar cell strings (51) and each of the plurality of second solar cell strings (52) are aligned alternately along the second direction (D2) that is orthogonal to the first direction (D1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventor: Akira INOUE
  • Publication number: 20210095670
    Abstract: A recessed part is provided in a position, in which an upper vane and a lower vane slide, in an outer peripheral part of an intermediate partition plate in a rotary compressor. Double of eccentric amounts in an upper eccentric part and a lower eccentric part of a rotating shaft is 30% or more of entire lengths in a sliding direction of the upper vane and the lower vane respectively. A width W of the recessed part in a circumferential direction of the intermediate partition plate is larger than a thickness T of each of the upper vane and the lower vane. When a depth of the recessed part is D and an entire length of each of the upper vane and the lower vane is L, D?0.1√óL . . . Expression 1 is satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Applicant: FUJITSU GENERAL LIMITED
    Inventors: Akira INOUE, Junya TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20210098559
    Abstract: Frame wiring lines are provided in a frame region, a flattening film in which a frame-shaped slit is formed in the frame region is provided in the display region and the frame region, a plurality of first electrodes constituting light-emitting elements are provided on the flattening film, and conductive layer made of the same material and formed in the same layer as those of each of the plurality of first electrodes are provided covering at least end faces of the frame wiring lines exposed from the slit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Inventors: HIROKI TANIYAMA, RYOSUKE GUNJI, SHINSUKE SAIDA, SHINJI ICHIKAWA, TOHRU OKABE, KOHJI ARIGA, AKIRA INOUE, YOSHIHIRO KOHARA, KOJI TANIMURA, YOSHIHIRO NAKADA, HIROHARU JINMURA
  • Publication number: 20210083226
    Abstract: The disclosure has an object to achieve a high level of height precision for spacers on a back plane. A display device includes: edge covers having a plurality of openings in which first electrodes are exposed; and a planarization film having first flat portions, second flat portions, and contact holes. The plurality of openings respectively overlap the first flat portions in a plan view. The second flat portions are located between the plurality of openings in a plan view. Each edge cover overlapping one of the first flat portions in a plan view has, on a second electrode side, a surface that has a first height from a bottom surface of the planarization film on a substrate side. Each second flat portion has, on the second electrode side, a surface that has a second height from the bottom surface. The first height is smaller than the second height.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2018
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: TOHRU OKABE, SHINSUKE SAIDA, HIROKI TANIYAMA, SHINJI ICHIKAWA, RYOSUKE GUNJI, YOSHIHIRO NAKADA, AKIRA INOUE, HIROHARU JINMURA
  • Patent number: 10951486
    Abstract: A part specifying unit causes a web browser to display a part specification GUI that enables to specify settings relating to a display mode of a part constituting a web page, and accepts specification of settings relating to a display mode through the part specification GUI. Moreover, an action specifying unit causes the web browser to display an action specification GUI that enables to specify settings relating to an action of a part constituting a web page, and accepts specification of settings relating to an action through the action specification GUI. An expanding unit expands the web page based on the settings relating to the display mode accepted by the part specifying unit, and on the settings relating to the action accepted by the action specifying unit, and displays the expanded web page on the web browser.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeshi Masuda, Kenichi Nishikawa, Hiroyuki Adachi, Akira Inoue, Sayaka Yagi
  • Publication number: 20210064304
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus causes an image forming apparatus to print document data. The information processing apparatus includes a hardware processor. The hardware processor obtains document data to be printed, determines whether a print preview process has been performed on the obtained document data, generates data for printing corresponding to the document data based on whether the print preview process has been performed, and transmits the data for printing toward the image forming apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventor: Akira INOUE
  • Publication number: 20210066440
    Abstract: A slit has ends each close to one of a display area and a terminal. The ends are each formed of a stepwise side face, including etch stop films.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2018
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventors: TOHRU OKABE, RYOSUKE GUNJI, HIROKI TANIYAMA, SHINJI ICHIKAWA, TAKESHI YANEDA, HIROHARU JINMURA, YOSHIHIRO NAKADA, AKIRA INOUE
  • Publication number: 20210057512
    Abstract: In a display device, a second wiring line extends in a display region and includes an imaginary straight line that extends from the second wiring line in an extension direction of the second wiring line and intersects with an opening of an edge cover. The second wiring line extends along the peripheral edge of the opening without intersecting with the opening of the edge cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Inventors: RYOSUKE GUNJI, TOHRU OKABE, SHINSUKE SAIDA, SHINJI ICHIKAWA, KOHJI ARIGA, HIROKI TANIYAMA, YOSHIHIRO NAKADA, KOJI TANIMURA, YOSHIHIRO KOHARA, HIROHARU JINMURA, AKIRA INOUE
  • Publication number: 20210050395
    Abstract: In a display region, etching stopper layers are provided between a plurality of inorganic insulating films, openings are formed in the inorganic insulating films located closer to a light-emitting element than the etching stopper layers so as to expose the upper surfaces of the etching stopper layers, and flattening films are provided in the openings such that the openings are filed with the flattening films.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: TOHRU OKABE, RYOSUKE GUNJI, SHINJI ICHIKAWA, KOHJI ARIGA, SHINSUKE SAIDA, HIROKI TANIYAMA, HIROHARU JINMURA, YOSHIHIRO NAKADA, KOJI TANIMURA, YOSHIHIRO KOHARA, AKIRA INOUE
  • Patent number: 10921702
    Abstract: An abnormality detection unit according to the invention includes a processor, and a light source device configured to emit light for each of segment periods that are time divided within a frame, and the processor obtains an illuminance value of light emitted into the frame from the light source device after a predetermined delay time has elapsed, whereupon a segment period results where a highest illuminance value is obtained, from a timing of receiving a trigger signal that is in synchronism with the frame, and detects that the light source device is in an abnormal state, when the illuminance value is less than a predetermined threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akira Inoue, Tomoya Makino, Koichi Kato