Patents by Inventor Hiroki Masuda

Hiroki Masuda 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: 10998551
    Abstract: There is provided an electrode material for electricity storage devices, which enables suppression of heat generation in charge and discharge at large currents. The electrode material for electricity storage devices comprises a first carbon material having a graphite structure wherein graphite is partially exfoliated, and a second carbon material different from the first carbon material, wherein the ratio A/B, where A represents a weight of the first carbon material and B represents a weight of the second carbon material, is within the range of 0.01 or higher and 100 or lower.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuuki Sawada, Hiroki Masuda, Akira Nakasuga, Akihiko Fujiwara, Takuya Wada
  • Publication number: 20210113833
    Abstract: An electrode for electrical stimulation therapy includes a sheet body of flat shape having a first surface facing a skin of a human body and a second surface at an opposite side to the first surface and at least one pair of flat electrodes that are provided at the first surface side of the sheet body and are mutually separated and the sheet body includes an expandable/contractible portion that is formed on a virtual axial line extending between the pair of flat electrodes and is expandable/contractible in a direction intersecting the virtual axial line. The electrical stimulation therapeutic device includes a device body and the electrode for electrical stimulation therapy electrically connected to the device body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2019
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicants: OTSUKA TECHNO CORPORATION, ITO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroki KAKUYAMA, Tetsuya MASUDA, Makoto SASAKI
  • Patent number: 10976650
    Abstract: A light source unit includes: a first light emitting element configured to emit a first wavelength band light; a second light emitting element configured to emit a second wavelength band light; a luminescent wheel configured to have a first fluorescent light emitting region irradiated with the second wavelength band light to emit a third wavelength band light, and a second fluorescent light emitting region that emits a fourth wavelength band light including a wavelength band of the first wavelength band light and the third wavelength band light having a wavelength band adjacent to the first wavelength band light being provided in parallel in a circumferential direction; a color wheel configured to have a second transmissive region that transmits the first wavelength band light to the fourth wavelength band light, and a third transmissive region that transmits only the first wavelength band light or transmits only the first wavelength band light and the second wavelength band light being installed in parallel
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD
    Inventor: Hiroki Masuda
  • Patent number: 10861364
    Abstract: A projector includes a light source unit having a first light source emitting first wavelength range light and a luminescent wheel having a first wavelength range light transmission area and a luminescent material area receiving the first wavelength range light and reflecting second different wavelength range light provided circumferentially end to end, a light source control unit controlling the light source unit, a display device receiving light from the light source unit to form image light, a pixel shifting unit shifting a display position of the image light for each of a plurality of sub-frame periods forming one image frame period, and a control unit controlling the light source control unit and the pixel shifting unit, the control unit synchronizing a timing the pixel shifting unit shifts the display position for each sub-frame period with a timing the emitted light from the light source unit is switched over.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD
    Inventor: Hiroki Masuda
  • Publication number: 20200365895
    Abstract: Provided is a carbon material that can enhance a battery characteristic represented by the cycle characteristic of an electricity storage device. A carbon material including a graphene layered structure, the carbon material being mixed with Si at a weight ratio of 1:1 to produce a mixture, the mixture having an X-ray diffraction spectrum having a ratio between a peak height a and a peak height b a/b of 0.2 or more and 10.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Yuuki Sawada, Hiroki Masuda, Naoki Sasagawa, Kazuho Uchida, Akihiko Fujiwara
  • Publication number: 20200314394
    Abstract: A light source device includes: a first light emitting element that emits first wavelength band light; a fluorescence wheel including a fluorescence emission region with which fluorescence excited by the first wavelength band light is emitted as second wavelength band light; a second light emitting element that emits third wavelength band light; a combining unit that combines the first wavelength band light, the second wavelength band light, and the third wavelength band light; a color wheel; and a CPU that controls the first light emitting element, the second light emitting element, the fluorescence wheel, and the color wheel, wherein the CPU performs synchronization control on the fluorescence wheel and the color wheel, and performs control to shift a synchronization position of the color wheel with respect to the fluorescence wheel in accordance with an output mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroki MASUDA, Masahiro OGAWA, Osamu UMAMINE, Tetsuro NARIKAWA
  • Patent number: 10725363
    Abstract: A light source unit of the present invention includes a luminescent material plate, a joining plate on one side of which the luminescent material plate is disposed, a heat dissipating member disposed on the other side of the joining plate, and a heat conductive layer configured to thermally connect the joining plate and the heat dissipating member together and disposed between the joining plate and the heat dissipating member, and a heat conductivity of an area of the heat conductive layer which corresponds to the luminescent material plate is lower than a heat conductivity of a periphery of the area of the heat conductive layer which corresponds to the luminescent material plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroki Masuda
  • Publication number: 20200176816
    Abstract: Provided is a carbon material that can improve the cycle characteristic in charge and discharge of an all-solid-state battery. The carbon material is a carbon material to be contained in a positive electrode and/or a negative electrode of an all-solid-state battery comprising a group 1- or group 2-ionic conductive solid electrolyte, wherein in an X-ray diffraction spectrum of a mixture of the carbon material and Si in a weight ratio of 1:1, a ratio a/b is 0.2 or higher and 10.0 or lower, where a represents a height of the highest peak in the range of 2? of 24° or larger and smaller than 28° and b represents a height of the highest peak in the range of 2? of 28° or larger and smaller than 30°.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2018
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Yuuki Sawada, Hiroki Masuda, Akira Nakasuga, Akihiko Fujiwara
  • Patent number: 10671233
    Abstract: A file management apparatus includes the following elements: a representative image storage device storing representative image data of each of a plurality of content files in association with a creation time of the content file; a rendering unit rendering the representative image data at a position corresponding to the creation time with a calendar continuous over days, months, and years serving as a background; a display state maintaining unit maintaining, as a display state, a time-axis range of the calendar being displayed and a position thereof; an operation receiving unit receiving a change operation to change the display state, the change operation commonly being a scrolling operation in a time-series direction in any time-axis range; and a controller controlling, in response to the change operation, the rendering means to render the representative image data on the calendar on the basis of the display state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroki Masuda, Eriko Matsumura, Kensaku Ishizuka, Masakazu Hayashi, Masaru Nomura
  • Patent number: 10644318
    Abstract: Provided is a carbonaceous material capable of enhancing the initial charge and discharge efficiency and the cycle characteristics of lithium ion secondary batteries. The carbonaceous material is used as an electrode material for a lithium ion secondary battery and has a volume resistivity of 0.7 ?·cm or less as measured at a pressure of 13 MPa in the form of a mixture of 5 wt % of the carbonaceous material and 95 wt % of lithium cobaltate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: SEKESUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takuya Wada, Hiroki Masuda, Naoki Sasagawa, Akira Nakasuga, Shoji Nozato
  • Publication number: 20200136143
    Abstract: Provided is a carbon material-containing dispersion liquid that is excellent in dispersibility when used as a slurry for electrode formation of a secondary battery, and is capable of enhancing the battery characteristics such as output characteristics of the secondary battery. A carbon material-containing dispersion liquid includes a carbon material and a dispersion medium for the carbon material. In the carbon material-containing dispersion liquid, a concentration of the carbon material in the carbon material-containing dispersion liquid is 0.01% by weight or more and 20% by weight or less, and a light transmittance at a wavelength of 650 nm of a supernatant of the carbon material-containing dispersion liquid when the carbon material-containing dispersion liquid is left to stand at 25° C. for 24 hours after preparation is 1% or more and 60% or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroki Masuda, Yuuki Sawada, Akira Nakasuga, Akihiko Fujiwara
  • Patent number: 10511663
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a communication unit, a storage unit, and a control unit. The communication unit is configured to communicate with a plurality of devices. The control unit is configured to control the communication unit to receive a low-quality version of a content from the device, store the received low-quality version in the storage unit with the low-quality version of the content associated with an identifier which is identical with an identifier of the content, thereby registering the content, generate, in response to a request from the device, a content list including a thumbnail generated from the low-quality version, transmit the content list to the device, and when the content instructed to be reproduced by the device is not stored in any device on the basis of the content list, control the communication unit to transmit the low-quality version to the device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroki Masuda, Hideki Sato
  • Publication number: 20190361330
    Abstract: A light source unit of the present invention includes a luminescent material plate, a joining plate on one side of which the luminescent material plate is disposed, a heat dissipating member disposed on the other side of the joining plate, and a heat conductive layer configured to thermally connect the joining plate and the heat dissipating member together and disposed between the joining plate and the heat dissipating member, and a heat conductivity of an area of the heat conductive layer which corresponds to the luminescent material plate is lower than a heat conductivity of a periphery of the area of the heat conductive layer which corresponds to the luminescent material plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroki MASUDA
  • Publication number: 20190212639
    Abstract: A light source unit includes: a first light emitting element configured to emit a first wavelength band light; a second light emitting element configured to emit a second wavelength band light; a luminescent wheel configured to have a first fluorescent light emitting region irradiated with the second wavelength band light to emit a third wavelength band light, and a second fluorescent light emitting region that emits a fourth wavelength band light including a wavelength band of the first wavelength band light and the third wavelength band light having a wavelength band adjacent to the first wavelength band light being provided in parallel in a circumferential direction; a color wheel configured to have a second transmissive region that transmits the first wavelength band light to the fourth wavelength band light, and a third transmissive region that transmits only the first wavelength band light or transmits only the first wavelength band light and the second wavelength band light being installed in parallel
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventor: Hiroki MASUDA
  • Publication number: 20190173087
    Abstract: There is provided an electrode material for electricity storage devices, which enables suppression of heat generation in charge and discharge at large currents. The electrode material for electricity storage devices comprises a first carbon material having a graphite structure wherein graphite is partially exfoliated, and a second carbon material different from the first carbon material, wherein the ratio A/B, where A represents a weight of the first carbon material and B represents a weight of the second carbon material, is within the range of 0.01 or higher and 100 or lower.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2017
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Yuuki Sawada, Hiroki Masuda, Akira Nakasuga, Akihiko Fujiwara, Takuya Wada
  • Publication number: 20190096303
    Abstract: A projector includes a light source unit having a first light source emitting first wavelength range light and a luminescent wheel having a first wavelength range light transmission area and a luminescent material area receiving the first wavelength range light and reflecting second different wavelength range light provided circumferentially end to end, a light source control unit controlling the light source unit, a display device receiving light from the light source unit to form image light, a pixel shifting unit shifting a display position of the image light for each of a plurality of sub-frame periods forming one image frame period, and a control unit controlling the light source control unit and the pixel shifting unit, the control unit synchronizing a timing the pixel shifting unit shifts the display position for each sub-frame period with a timing the emitted light from the light source unit is switched over.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventor: Hiroki Masuda
  • Patent number: 10089200
    Abstract: In a computer apparatus (100), an output management unit (200) determines for each data processing system configured with an OS (160), an application (170), and a management unit (180), depending on the state of the each processing system, whether or not a communication between each data processing system and a device is permitted. Further, the output management unit (200) controls for each data processing system the communication between each data processing system and the device in accordance with a determination result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroki Masuda, Atsushi Settsu, Shinichi Ochiai
  • Publication number: 20180062179
    Abstract: Provided is a carbonaceous material capable of enhancing the initial charge and discharge efficiency and the cycle characteristics of lithium ion secondary batteries. The carbonaceous material is used as an electrode material for a lithium ion secondary battery and has a volume resistivity of 0.7 ?·cm or less as measured at a pressure of 13 MPa in the form of a mixture of 5 wt % of the carbonaceous material and 95 wt % of lithium cobaltate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2016
    Publication date: March 1, 2018
    Inventors: Takuya WADA, Hiroki MASUDA, Naoki SASAGAWA, Akira NAKASUGA, Shoji NOZATO
  • Patent number: 9599883
    Abstract: To provide a light source unit which can execute a projection with less consumed power and noise and a projector including this light source unit, a light source unit is provided which includes an excitation light source and a luminescent plate which includes a first luminescent light emitting area on which a resin mixed luminescent material layer containing a resin binder is provided and a second luminescent light emitting area on which a luminescent material containing no resin binder is provided, on to which first luminescent light emitting area and second luminescent light emitting area excitation light from the excitation light source is shone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2017
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroki Masuda
  • Patent number: 9593404
    Abstract: Provided is a method of manufacturing a nitrocarburized crankshaft which is obtained by subjecting a bainitic microalloyed steel to a forging and a machining, and further subjecting the bainitic microalloyed steel to at least a strain releasing heat treatment and a subsequent nitrocarburizing treatment, the bainitic microalloyed steel containing, as essentially added elements, in terms of mass %: 0.10% to 0.40% of C; 0.10% to 1.0% of Si; 1.0% to 2.0% of Mn; 0.05% to 0.40% of Mo; and 0.05% to 0.40% of V, and the bainitic microalloyed steel optionally further containing, as arbitrarily added elements, in terms of mass %: 0.01% to 0.1% of S; 0.005% to 0.2% of Ti; 0.001% to 0.03% of Al; 0.50% or less of Cr; 0.5% or less of Cu; and 0.5% or less of Ni, with the balance being Fe and unavoidable impurities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignees: DAIDO STEEL CO., LTD., HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroki Masuda, Hideki Matsuda, Ayumi Yamazaki, Shinichiro Kato, Takahiro Miyazaki