Patents by Inventor Hideki Sasaki

Hideki Sasaki 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: 20230034963
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a setting unit configured to set a target region, a first acquisition unit configured to acquire a plurality of texture data for applying a metal representation on an image, a second acquisition unit configured to acquire an output condition when outputting the target region, a selection unit configured to select texture data based on the output condition, and an application unit configured to apply, to the target region, the texture data selected by the selection unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2022
    Publication date: February 2, 2023
    Inventors: Kazuya Ogasawara, Hiroyasu Kunieda, Hideki Kubo, Takeru Sasaki, Yoshitaka Minami, Masao Kato
  • Publication number: 20230034332
    Abstract: The texture data acquired by the first acquisition unit is processed so as to accord with a size of the region set by the setting unit, and the illumination data acquired by the second acquisition unit is processed so as to accord with the size of the region set by the setting unit. The decoration data is generated from the texture data processed by the first processing unit and the illumination data processed by the second processing unit, and the decoration data is applied to the region set by the setting unit are comprised.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2022
    Publication date: February 2, 2023
    Inventors: Takeru SASAKI, Hiroyasu Kunieda, Hideki Kubo, Yoshitaka Minami, Kazuya Ogasawara, Masao Kato
  • Publication number: 20230032061
    Abstract: An image processing method of holding a plurality of texture data for applying a metal representation on an image, includes acquiring predetermined information concerning at least one of: an observation distance as a distance between a print product on which a target region is printed and an observer observing the print product; a sheet on which the target region is printed; or an environment in which the print product is observed; selecting texture data from the plurality of texture data based on the acquired predetermined information; and applying, to the target region, the texture data selected in the selecting.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2022
    Publication date: February 2, 2023
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Minami, Hiroyasu Kunieda, Hideki Kubo, Takeru Sasaki, Kazuya Ogasawara, Masao Kato
  • Patent number: 11520286
    Abstract: A cartridge for an image forming apparatus includes: a process unit to be used to form an image; a first member including a first resin material; a second member including a second resin material having higher flame retardant capability than the first resin material; and an electrode member including a contact section configured to be supplied with power from an apparatus main body of the image forming apparatus. The electrode member is configured to electrically connect the apparatus main body to the process unit. The second resin material of the second member has a greater density than the first resin material of the first member. The contact section is located in the vicinity of the first and second members and is closer to the second member than to the first member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuichi Sakakibara, Yosuke Kashiide, Hiroyuki Munetsugu, Yuko Harada, Goshi Ozaki, Masanari Morioka, Naoki Hayashi, Hideki Kakuta, Hiroki Shimizu, Teruhiko Sasaki, Tachio Kawai, Takatoshi Hamada
  • Publication number: 20220370491
    Abstract: The object of the present invention is to provide a nucleic acid agent that is efficiently delivered to the nervous system, for example, the central nervous system to which drug delivery can be prevented by BBB, and produces an antisense effect on the target transcriptional product at the delivery site, and a composition comprising the same. In an embodiment, the present invention provides a double-stranded nucleic acid complex formed by annealing a first nucleic acid strand that hybridizes to a part of a target transcriptional product and has an antisense effect on the target transcriptional product, and a second nucleic acid strand that comprises a base sequence complementary to the first nucleic acid strand and is bound to a C22-35 alkyl group optionally substituted with a hydroxy group or an analog thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2020
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicants: National University Corporation Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
    Inventors: Takanori Yokota, Testuya Nagata, Hideki Furukawa, Takatoshi Yogo, Yasuo Nakagawa, Shigekazu Sasaki, Ryosuke Tokunoh, Tomohiro Seki, Kosuke Hidaka, Fumiaki Kikuchi, Osamu Kubo, Takahito Kasahara, Takuto Kojima, Junsi Wang, Norihito Tokunaga
  • Patent number: 11508051
    Abstract: A computerized model compatibility regulation method for imaging applications first performs a target domain B application by computing means using at least one image X and target domain B image analytics to generate a target domain B application output for X. The method then applies a reference domain A application by computing means to generate reference domain A application output for X. The method further performs a compatibility assessment to generate at least one compatibility result for X. In addition, the method checks the compatibility result for X and if the check output is incompatible, the method performs online correction to generate a corrected application output for X.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: LEICA MICROSYSTEMS CMS GMBH
    Inventors: Shih-Jong James Lee, Hideki Sasaki
  • Patent number: 11468286
    Abstract: A computerized prediction guided learning method for classification of sequential data performs a prediction learning and a prediction guided learning by a computer program of a computerized machine learning tool. The prediction learning uses an input data sequence to generate an initial classifier. The prediction guided learning may be a semantic learning, an update learning, or an update and semantic learning. The prediction guided semantic learning uses the input data sequence, the initial classifier and semantic label data to generate an output classifier and a semantic classification. The prediction guided update learning uses the input data sequence, the initial classifier and label data to generate an output classifier and a data classification. The prediction guided update and semantic learning uses the input data sequence, the initial classifier and semantic and label data to generate an output classifier, a semantic classification and a data classification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: Leica Microsystems CMS GmbH
    Inventors: Shih-Jong James Lee, Hideki Sasaki
  • Patent number: 11463275
    Abstract: An electronic control unit (ECU) is provided. The ECU is connected to a first network in an onboard network system. The onboard network system includes the first network and a second network. In the first network, first-type frames are transmitted following a first communication protocol. In the second network, second-type frames are transmitted following a second communication protocol. The first-type frame includes first information serving as a base for the second-type frame to be transmitted to the second network, and second information indicating that the first-type frame includes information that is to be transmitted to the second network. The ECU includes a generator that generates the first-type frame following the first communication protocol, and a transmitter that transmits, to the first network, the first-type frame generated by the generator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Manabu Maeda, Tomoyuki Haga, Takamitsu Sasaki, Hideki Matsushima
  • Patent number: 11459207
    Abstract: A safety link for an elevator car traveling in an elevator hoistway includes a hitch bracket slidably mounted to the elevator car frame so as to be movable in the moving directions of the elevator car and biased toward the downward movement direction of the elevator car in normal operating condition, the hitch bracket connected to the governor rope, and a pulley rotatably mounted to the hitch bracket and including an actuation wire wrapped around the pulley and connected to a safety device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY
    Inventors: Hideki Arai, Tanaka Takashi, Hideaki Sasaki, Michiyuki Sato, Shinichiro Oga
  • Publication number: 20220307832
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for determining the position of a laser scanner using one or more optical targets, each arranged at a known point. The apparatus includes: a ground control point position obtaining part which obtains information of arrangement positions of multiple optical reflection targets; a laser scanner approximate position data obtaining part which obtains an approximate position of a laser scanner; a laser scanning data obtaining part which obtains data of multiple luminescent points; a processing objective point extracting part which extracts multiple luminescent points having luminance exceeding a specific threshold value; and a laser scanner position calculating part which gives data of the arrangement position of the optical reflection target to each of the extracted multiple luminescent points so as to calculate position of the laser scanner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: Topcon Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi SASAKI, Hideki MORITA
  • Publication number: 20220287894
    Abstract: It is possible to quickly and efficiently support a user with a limited lower limb motor function in a posture transition with a simplified configuration. A support mechanism that supports a posture transition includes a first link that does not change a posture, a second link that is rotatably coupled to the first link, and an actuator configured to rotate the second link with respect to the first link, in which, when a load on a connection part of the second link and the first link changes due to a change in an upper body posture of a user, based on a relative positional relationship between an ankle joint and a knee joint of the user in a direction orthogonal to a vertical direction in a sagittal plane of the user, the actuator drives the second link while changing a support moment on the user according to a relative positional relationship between the knee joint and an upper body centroid of the user, or a knee joint angle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2020
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Inventors: Kenji SUZUKI, Diego PAEZ GRANADOS, Hideki KADONE, Yosuke EGUCHI, Kai SASAKI
  • Publication number: 20220294299
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a stator includes a stator core and a stator coil. The stator core includes an annular yoke, and a plurality of teeth each extending from an inner periphery of the yoke in a radial direction and arranged in a circumferential direction of the yoke at intervals, in which a gap between a pair of teeth adjacent to each other in the circumferential direction forms a slot extending in the radial direction. With respect to the pair of teeth and the slot, only one of the teeth includes a convex holder-shaped part which projects in the slot toward the other tooth and extends in an axial direction. The stator coil includes a plurality of linear conductors aligned in the radial direction in the slot and held in the slot by the holder-shaped part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2022
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEMS & SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideki Hisada, Masaru Kano, Naoya Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20220273692
    Abstract: An object is to provide a drug which is useful in treating a nervous system disease. A drug containing vitamin B12 as an active ingredient according to the present invention has an M2 macrophage/microglia induction promoting effect, an M1 macrophage/microglia induction inhibiting effect, a nerve regeneration promoting effect, and the like and is very useful as a therapeutic agent for a nervous system disease, and particularly useful as a therapeutic agent for a central nervous system disease such as cerebral infarction, dementia, or spinal cord injury.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2022
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Applicants: OSAKA UNIVERSITY, NIPPON ZOKI PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki TANAKA, Hideki YOSHIKAWA, Hideki MOCHIZUKI, Tsuyoshi MURASE, Tsutomu SASAKI, Kousuke BABA, Toru IWAHASHI, Mitsuru NAIKI
  • Publication number: 20220279005
    Abstract: A vehicle anomaly detection server includes: a communicator that communicates with a vehicle to receive a log of an in-vehicle network in the vehicle; a processor; and a memory including at least one set of instructions that, when executed by the processor causes the processor to perform operations including: selecting, when information indicating that an anomaly is occurring to a first vehicle among vehicles is obtained by the processor, an anomaly-related vehicle from among the vehicles based on the anomaly, the first vehicle being the vehicle that communicates with the communicator; transmitting, to the anomaly-related vehicle via the communicator, a first request to transmit a log of an in-vehicle network in the anomaly-related vehicle; and determining whether an anomaly is occurring to the anomaly-related vehicle, based on information indicated by the log transmitted from the anomaly-related vehicle and received by the communicator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2022
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Inventors: Yuishi TORISAKI, Tomoyuki HAGA, Takamitsu SASAKI, Takeshi KISHIKAWA, Hideki MATSUSHIMA
  • Publication number: 20220250768
    Abstract: A lifting system includes an unmanned aerial vehicle, a thruster device, a first wire, a first reel, a second thruster device, a second wire, a second reel, and a controller. When the unmanned aerial vehicle is in a position separated from the ground, the controller detaches the first thruster device and the second thruster device from the unmanned aerial vehicle, causes the first reel to reel out the first wire, detaches the second thruster device from the first thruster device, and causes the second reel to reel out the second wire.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2020
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America
    Inventors: Mitsuaki OSHIMA, Takuya TAKAHAMA, Fumio MURAMATSU, Kazuma KITAZAWA, Hideki AOYAMA, Nobuaki HAYASHI, Gaku SASAKI, Ryosuke AMAGAI, Tatsuya KATO, Naoyuki TANIUCHI
  • Patent number: 11369626
    Abstract: A method of treating a central nervous system disease, the method including administering an agent including a therapeutically effective amount of vitamin B12 to a patient with a central nervous system disease to treat the central nervous system disease. This disclosure also relates to a method of promoting M2 macrophage/microglia induction, inhibiting M1 macrophage/microglia induction, and/or reducing the ratio of M1 macrophage/microglia to M2 macrophage/microglia in a patient in need thereof, the method including administering an agent including a therapeutically effective amount of vitamin B12 to the patient to promote M2 macrophage/microglia induction, inhibit M1 macrophage/microglia induction, and/or reduce the ratio of M1 macrophage/microglia to M2 macrophage/microglia. This disclosure also relates to a pharmaceutical product including vitamin B12.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignees: OSAKA UNIVERSITY, NIPPON ZOKI PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Tanaka, Hideki Yoshikawa, Hideki Mochizuki, Tsuyoshi Murase, Tsutomu Sasaki, Kousuke Baba, Toru Iwahashi, Mitsuru Naiki
  • Patent number: 11373066
    Abstract: A computerized method of deep model matching for image transformation includes inputting pilot data and pre-trained deep model library into computer memories; performing a model matching scoring using the pilot data and the pre-trained deep model library to generate model matching score; and performing a model matching decision using the model matching score to generate a model matching decision output. Additional pilot data may be used to perform the model matching scoring and the model matching decision iteratively to obtain improved model matching decision output. Alternatively, the pre-trained deep model library may be pre-trained deep adversarial model library in the method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: Leica Microsystems CMS GmbH
    Inventors: Shih-Jong James Lee, Hideki Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20220062966
    Abstract: A received beam amount acquisition section 60 acquires a received beam amount per unit time of a beam receiver 52 at certain sampling time intervals. A beam shielding detection section 66 detects presence or absence of beam shielding of a monitoring beam B by determining whether or not the acquired received beam amount per unit time of the beam receiver is lower than a determination threshold Th for detecting the presence of beam shielding of the monitoring beam B. A detection sensitivity of the beam shielding detection section 66 is configured to be switched from a normal sensitivity mode to a high sensitivity mode when bending is initial processing based on a predetermined processing program, and an acquired height position of the beam receiver 52 is lower than a predetermined second height position LP2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Inventors: Kanehide AMANO, Hideki SASAKI, Takayuki AOKI, Taichi SUZUKI, Humitaka OHASHI
  • Patent number: 11257255
    Abstract: A computerized domain matching image conversion method for transportable imaging applications first performs a target domain A to source domain B matching converter training by computing means using domain B training images and at least one domain A image to generate an A to B domain matching converter. The method then applies the A to B domain matching converter to a domain A application image to generate its domain B matched application image. The method further applies a domain B imaging application analytics to the domain B matched application image to generate an imaging application output for the domain A application image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: Leica Microsystems CMS GmbH
    Inventors: Shih-Jong James Lee, Hideki Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20210383525
    Abstract: A computerized model compatibility regulation method for imaging applications first performs a target domain B application by computing means using at least one image X and target domain B image analytics to generate a target domain B application output for X. The method then applies a reference domain A application by computing means to generate reference domain A application output for X. The method further performs a compatibility assessment to generate at least one compatibility result for X. In addition, the method checks the compatibility result for X and if the check output is incompatible, the method performs online correction to generate a corrected application output for X.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Inventors: Shih-Jong James Lee, Hideki Sasaki