Patents by Inventor Daisuke Sato

Daisuke Sato 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).

  • Publication number: 20220380578
    Abstract: The present invention provides nanocellulose/surfactant composites having excellent redispersibility in water and related compositions and methods, including methods for producing the composites. Included is a nanocellulose/surfactant composite containing a nanocellulose and a surfactant, the nanocellulose/surfactant composite having a moisture content of lower than 10%, the surfactant including an ionic surfactant having a weight average molecular weight of 3000 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2022
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Applicant: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Sumiko MIYAZAKI, Daisuke SATO
  • Publication number: 20220380305
    Abstract: A compound of formula (I) given below or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt of the compound is useful as an IDO/TDO inhibitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2022
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Inventors: Akira Asai, Naohisa Ogo, Daisuke Muraoka, Osamu Takikawa, Takumi Kawabe, Takuji Sato, Hisashi Murakami
  • Publication number: 20220383647
    Abstract: A control system for a vehicle includes a camera mounted on the vehicle and configured to take an image of an occupant of the vehicle, and an anti-droplet protective equipment providing device mounted on the vehicle and configured to provide anti-droplet protective equipment to the occupant, a determination unit configured to determine whether the occupant is wearing the anti-droplet protective equipment based on the image of the occupant taken by the camera, and a provision control unit configured to provide the anti-droplet protective equipment to the occupant with the anti-droplet protective equipment providing device when the determination unit determines that the occupant is not wearing the anti-droplet protective equipment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2022
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Inventors: Ryota Tomizawa, Shozo Takaba, Ayako Shimizu, Hojung Jung, Daisuke Sato, Yasuhiro Kobatake
  • Patent number: 11515024
    Abstract: The present invention provides a technology that allows a user to more easily record medication information. A blood pressure measurement device according to an aspect of the present invention includes a prescription information acquisition unit configured to acquire prescription information, a preparatory action determination unit configured to determine whether a preparatory action for blood pressure measurement is performed, a blood pressure measurement operation unit configured to perform a blood pressure measurement operation in a case where an operation button is operated with the preparatory action determined to be performed, and a medication recording and processing unit configured to, in a case where the operation button is operated with the preparatory action determined not to be performed, assess that the operation is a medication confirmation operation, and generate and record medication information on the basis of the prescription information thus acquired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: OMRON HEALTHCARE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hironori Sato, Mitsuharu Konishi, Seisuke Fujiwara, Daisuke Nozaki
  • Publication number: 20220371582
    Abstract: A moving object that travels from a current position toward a target position includes a first section candidate searching unit configured to search for a plurality of first section candidates in which the moving object is capable of traveling from the current position, a second section candidate searching unit configured to, for each ending point of the first section candidates, search for a plurality of second section candidates in which the moving object is capable of traveling from the ending points of the first section candidates, an obstacle position recognition unit configured to detect a position of an obstacle around the moving object, and a route decision unit configured to decide a first section and a second section used as a traveling route of the moving object from the plurality of first section candidates and the plurality of second section candidates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2022
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Inventors: Daisuke Sato, Takanobu Nasu, Toshihiro Wakita
  • Publication number: 20220366272
    Abstract: A learning device includes: an extraction unit configured to extract event components, each of the event components representing a degree of variations between spatio-temporal observation data in a normal time and the spatio-temporal observation data during variations, the spatio-temporal observation data being spatio-temporal observation data with an attribute observed in advance and including an observation value as an element of an observation time and an observation location; a classification unit configured to classify the event components into events given in advance, based on the observation time, the observation location, the attribute, and the event component; and a learning unit configured to learn a model for predicting variations in the spatio-temporal observation data for each of the events, based on a classification result for the event.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daisuke SATO, Tatsushi MATSUBAYASHI, Hiroyuki TODA
  • Patent number: 11492130
    Abstract: A redundant propulsion device includes a propeller and electric motors. The electric motors are configured to drive the propeller. The electric motors are disposed with respect to a propeller shaft of the propeller so that, around the propeller shaft, at least one of the electric motors is disposed at each of the locations in the longitudinal direction of the propeller shaft. The electric motors are disposed at positions such that an output shaft of each of the electric motors does not overlap an output shaft of any other one of the electric motors as viewed in the longitudinal direction of the propeller shaft from the propeller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: SUBARU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daisuke Hirabayashi, Kazuaki Kotani, Kazushige Sato
  • Publication number: 20220350801
    Abstract: A prediction device includes: a normal prediction unit configured to predict first prediction values for target ranges of respective models, based on respective pieces of spatio-temporal observation data including observation values for respective observation locations and respective observation times observed for a given time period and the respective models for predicting variations of the pieces of spatio-temporal observation data for the respective target ranges defined for at least one of an observation location or a period; a residual extraction unit configured to extract, based on residuals between the respective pieces of spatio-temporal observation data being observed and the models corresponding to the respective pieces of spatio-temporal observation data based on the pieces of spatio-temporal observation data and the models, the respective pieces of spatio-temporal observation data with residuals greater than or equal to a threshold value, as spatio-temporal residual data; a residual prediction uni
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daisuke SATO, Tatsushi MATSUBAYASHI, Hiroyuki TODA
  • Patent number: 11485854
    Abstract: A thermoplastic resin composition includes: a polycarbonate resin (I); a specific graft copolymer (II); a vinyl copolymer (III); an inorganic filler (IV); and a phosphate ester compound (V). The vinyl-based copolymer (III) has a weight average molecular weight of 110,000 or less. A ratio of a melt flow rate of the vinyl-based copolymer (III) to a melt flow rate of the polycarbonate resin (I) is 7 or more and 12 or less. A blending amount of the phosphoric acid ester-based compound (V) is 1 to 10 parts by weight with respect to 100 parts by weight of a total amount of (I) to (IV).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Takashi Ueda, Masanori Kobayashi, Daisuke Sato
  • Publication number: 20220339568
    Abstract: The filter unit includes a filter section having a first filter and a second filter being of a pleated shape, and a frame having a pair of first frames and a pair of second frames having an adhesive layer. The filter unit is manufactured by stacking the first filter on the second filter, arranging a first support member opposite to the first frame with respect to a first fixed portion, arranging a second support member for supporting the second fixed portion opposite to the first frame with respect to the second fixed portion, fixing the first frame to the first fixed portion and the second fixed portion, and fixing the first frame to the second frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Applicant: TOYU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshihisa TOYAMA, Masayo TOYAMA, Yutaro TOYAMA, Daisuke KAWASHIMA, Hiroyasu TAKENO, Tsuyoshi SATO
  • Patent number: 11482415
    Abstract: A substrate processing apparatus includes: a process chamber configured to process a substrate; a precursor gas supply section for supplying a precursor gas; a reactant gas supply section for supplying a reactant gas; an exhauster for exhausting the process chamber; a plasma generator including first and second plasma generators for converting the reactant gas into plasma to activate the reactant gas, the first and second plasma generators being disposed so that a straight line passing through the center of the process chamber and the exhauster is interposed therebetween; and a gas rectifier including a first partition member disposed along an inner wall of the process chamber between the precursor gas supply section and the first plasma generator, and a second partition member disposed at an outer circumferential portion of the substrate along an inner wall of the process chamber between the precursor gas supply section and the second plasma generator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: KOKUSAI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akihiro Sato, Daisuke Hara
  • Patent number: 11479674
    Abstract: Provided are: composite particles having excellent oxidation resistance; and a method for producing composite particles. The composite particles are obtained by forming a composite of TiN and at least one of Al, Cr, and Nb. In the method for producing composite particles, a titanium powder and a powder of at least one of Al, Cr, and Nb are used as raw material powders and composite particles are produced using a gas phase method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: NISSHIN ENGINEERING INC.
    Inventors: Keitaroh Nakamura, Daisuke Sato
  • Publication number: 20220331954
    Abstract: A method of generating a control program for a robot includes generating a trajectory in which a robot arm moves between a plurality of teaching points based on a first constraint condition with respect to a movement time of the robot arm and a second constraint condition with respect to a drive condition for driving the robot arm by a processor, displaying the trajectory generated by the processor and accumulated power consumption when the robot arm moves along the trajectory by a display unit, and, when receiving an instruction to employ the trajectory, generating a control program for the robot based on the trajectory by the processor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2022
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Inventors: Takema YAMAZAKI, Daisuke SATO, Daiki TOKUSHIMA
  • Patent number: 11475472
    Abstract: A management device includes: an application manager that manages a set of application-related information related to target applications subject to management. A first information acquisitor acquires a first information transmitted from a terminal in response to that any target application included in the target applications executed by the terminal. A first information notifier transmits, to the terminal, a second information upon receipt of a request based on a first target application executed by the terminal. A second information indicates at least one target application for which the first information has not been acquired from the terminal by the first information acquisitor. A reward processor performs a reward-granting process, based on that a second target application, included in the at least one target application which is indicated by the second information transmitted by the first information notifier, has been executed by the terminal or has become executable by the terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: KONAMI DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoko Nakai, Daisuke Sato, Shinsaku Inukai, Masato Miyazaki
  • Publication number: 20220324478
    Abstract: An electronic control device is mounted on a vehicle and executes automatic driving control using a plurality of pieces of map information. Each piece of the map information includes one or more pieces of partial data corresponding to a predetermined geographical area and being information of a predetermined attribute related to a road of the predetermined geographical area. The electronic control device includes a storage unit that stores one or more pieces of the map information, a specification unit that specifies the map information corresponding to a traveling position of the vehicle, and a control unit that determines a control method of the vehicle at a traveling position of the vehicle according to the partial data included in the map information specified by the specification unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2020
    Publication date: October 13, 2022
    Applicant: HITACHI ASTEMO, LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke MASHIMO, Akihiko SATO, Keisuke AMPO
  • Publication number: 20220327934
    Abstract: A bus dispatch device includes a vehicle dispatch unit that determines, based on external environment information, a ratio between various classes of in-service buses having different states of a specific amenity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2022
    Publication date: October 13, 2022
    Inventors: Ryota Tomizawa, Shozo Takaba, Ayako Shimizu, Hojung Jung, Daisuke Sato, Yasuhiro Kobatake
  • Patent number: 11466367
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a bright surface product comprises a step of performing electroless plating to form a first metal film on a base coat layer formed on a substrate, a step of performing electrolytic plating to form a second metal film thereon so that the bonding strength between each film of a multi-layered metal film comprising the first metal film and the second film is higher than the bonding strength between the base coat layer and the first metal layer, a step of integrally and discontinuously segmentalizing the multi-layered metal film with cracks to form an island-like metal film comprising a collection of fine multi-layered metal regions with island-like structures; and a step of forming a translucent top coat layer to cover the fine multi-layered metal regions of the island-like metal film and enter into the cracks to make contact with the base coat layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: SANKEI GIKEN KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshio Okabe, Shuji Yamamoto, Daisuke Sato
  • Publication number: 20220314683
    Abstract: A display includes first and second portions and is deformable between a first state in which the portions are spaced apart from each other and a second state in which the portions overlap each other, wherein the first portion includes first and second regions each having a shape extending in a first direction and alternately and regularly arranged in a second direction, each of the first regions being a light-permeable region provided with a light-deflecting structure, and each of the second regions being a transparent region having flat front and back surfaces, and a latent image is recorded in the second portion, the latent image being identifiable or easy to identify when observed through the first portion in the second state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2022
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Applicant: TOPPAN INC.
    Inventors: Masami INOKUCHI, Daisuke SATO, Naomichi MIMITA
  • Publication number: 20220298370
    Abstract: A method for producing a resin sintered body 1 by applying an ink 3 to thermoplastic resin powder 2 and sintering the powder, the method including the step of immersing an intermediate resin sintered body 1m, which has an unevenly colored region on the surface thereof and the whole of which has been already sintered, in a surface treatment liquid containing sulfuric acid and chromic anhydride, in which the concentration of chromic anhydride is 300 g/L or more, for 5 minutes or longer. When producing a resin sintered body by sintering thermoplastic resin powder, the surface of the resin sintered body can be evenly and sufficiently colored to an extent required without an unevenly colored region on the surface thereof, and also the surface of the resin sintered body can have a good appearance and smoothness.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2022
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Applicants: SANKEI GIKEN KOGYO CO., LTD., Honda Motor Co., Ltd., SOLIZE Corporation
    Inventors: Daisuke Sato, Kazuo Igarashi, Hiroyuki Ikeno, Satoru Nishimoto, Takashi Inomata, Ryota Masuda, Kohei Mutai
  • Patent number: D965059
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Inventors: Tomoaki Mabuchi, Daisuke Sato, Naohiro Seki, Daijiro Nagasaki, Hideki Hayashi