Patents by Inventor Hiroki Sato

Hiroki 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: 20240233908
    Abstract: A processing system according to an embodiment includes a meal data acquisition unit configured to acquire meal data related to meals consumed by a user, an exercise data acquisition unit configured to acquire exercise data related to exercise performed by the user, a prediction unit configured to generate prediction data predicting fluctuations in the user's blood sugar level based on the meal data and the exercise data, and a presentation unit configured to present a mealtime based on the prediction data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2024
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Issei NAKASHIMA, Toru MIYAGAWA, Hideo HASEGAWA, Yusuke KINOSHITA, Narimasa WATANABE, Kohei OTSUKA, Hiroki SATO, Ryusuke KURODA
  • Patent number: 12035470
    Abstract: An electroconductive substrate including a base material and a metal wiring made of at least either of silver and copper, and the electroconductive substrate has an antireflection region formed on part or all of the metal wiring surface. This antireflection region is composed of roughened particles made of at least either of silver and copper and blackened particles finer than the roughened particles and embedded between the roughened particles. The blackened particles are made of silver or a silver compound, copper or a copper compound, or carbon or an organic substance having a carbon content of 25 wt % or more. The antireflection region has a surface with a center line average roughness of 15 nm or more and 70 nm or less. The electroconductive substrate is formed from metal wiring from a metal ink that forms roughened particles, followed by application of a blackening ink containing blackened particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignee: TANAKA KIKINZOKU KOGYO K.K.
    Inventors: Kenjiro Koshiji, Yuichi Makita, Noriaki Nakamura, Masato Kasuga, Yuusuke Ohshima, Hiroki Sato, Hitoshi Kubo
  • Publication number: 20240195422
    Abstract: A sensor interface circuit includes a frequency synchronization circuit connectable to a sensor. The frequency synchronization circuit includes: a reference voltage source generating a reference voltage; a current source connected to the reference voltage source, and generating a current by using the reference voltage; a voltage difference detection circuit including first and second input nodes and an output node, generating a control voltage according to a difference between voltages received at the first and second input nodes, one of the voltages received at the first and second input nodes corresponding to a detection value of the sensor; a voltage-controlled oscillation circuit connected to the output node, and generating an oscillation signal according to the control voltage; and a frequency/impedance conversion circuit connected between the voltage-controlled oscillation circuit and the second input node, and converting a frequency of a signal according to the oscillation signal into impedance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2021
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Applicants: NISSHINBO MICRO DEVICES INC., TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroki SATO, Masayuki SATO, Takaaki SHIRAKAWA, Chunhui PAN, Noboru ISHIHARA, Shinji MURATA
  • Publication number: 20240163389
    Abstract: A total sum obtained by multiplying a distribution ratio set for each of distribution destination pixels by a relative position in a first direction is a first direction total sum, a total sum obtained by multiplying the distribution ratio set for each of the distribution destination pixels by a relative position in a second direction is a second direction total sum, a ratio of the second direction total sum to the first direction total sum is a total sum ratio, a ratio of a second direction resolution to a first direction resolution is a resolution ratio, the total sum ratio when the resolution ratio is a first resolution ratio is a first total sum ratio, when the resolution ratio is a second resolution ratio greater than the first resolution ratio is a second total sum ratio, and the second total sum ratio is greater than the first total sum ratio.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2023
    Publication date: May 16, 2024
    Inventor: Hiroki SATO
  • Publication number: 20240150646
    Abstract: The present invention is a semiconductor nanoparticle composed of a semiconductor crystal of a compound containing Ag, Au and S as essential constitutional elements. A AgAuS-based compound constituting the semiconductor nanoparticle has a total content of Ag, Au and S of 95 mass % or more. In addition, the compound is preferably a AgAuS ternary compound represented by the general formula Ag(nx)Au(ny)S(nz). In the formula, n is any positive integer. x, y and z represent proportions of the number of atoms of the respective atoms of Ag, Au and S in the compound and are real numbers satisfying 0<x, y, z?1, and x/y is 1/7 or more and 7 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2022
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Applicants: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION TOKAI NATIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION AND RESEARCH SYSTEM, TANAKA KIKINZOKU KOGYO K.K.
    Inventors: Tsukasa TORIMOTO, Tatsuya KAMEYAMA, Shuhei TSUNEIZUMI, Yumezo WATANABE, Mariko HASEGAWA, Hiroki SATO, Yuusuke OHSHIMA
  • Publication number: 20240149362
    Abstract: A guide pipe provided along a movement path of a wire electrode between a direction change pulley and a winding device and guiding the wire electrode has antistatic properties. A gas-liquid mixed fluid is supplied into the guide pipe. A suction nozzle passes between a pair of rollers of the winding device and is directly or indirectly connected to an outlet side of the guide pipe. The suction nozzle suctions the gas-liquid mixed fluid in the guide pipe and a tip of the wire electrode by a suction device and captures the wire electrode. The captured wire electrode is wound by the winding device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2023
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Applicant: Sodick Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Takeda, Hiroki Sato, Tsubasa Kuragaya
  • Publication number: 20240147741
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an inorganic/organic hybrid complementary semiconductor device that can be manufactured at a lower cost, has excellent long-term stability, has a well-balanced operation between the p-type transistor and the n-type transistor, and operates at a high speed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2022
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Applicants: THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, DAICEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junichi TAKEYA, Shunichiro WATANABE, Shouhei KUMAGAI, Xiaozhu WEI, Daiji IKEDA, Hiroki SATO, Yasuyuki AKAI
  • Patent number: 11967441
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a metal wiring, to be formed on a flexible substrate, including a sintered body of silver particles. The sintered body constituting the metal wiring has a volume resistivity of 20 ??·cm or less, hardness of 0.38 GPa or less, and a Young's modulus of 7.0 GPa or less. A conductive sheet provided with the metal wiring can be produced by applying/calcinating, on a substrate, a metal paste containing, as a solid content, silver particles having prescribed particle size and particle size distribution, and further containing, as a conditioner, an ethyl cellulose having a number average molecular weight of 10,000 or more and 90,000 or less. The metal wiring of the present invention is excellent in bending resistance with change in electrical characteristics suppressed even through repetitive bending deformation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: TANAKA KIKINZOKU KOGYO K.K.
    Inventors: Hiroki Sato, Yuusuke Ohshima, Shigeyuki Ootake
  • Publication number: 20240128144
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a sealing material suitable for a compound having a non-stoichiometric composi263tion. The present disclosure is related to a sealing material for a compound having a non-stoichiometric composition, the sealing material including a polymer layer and an inorganic oxide insulator layer, wherein the polymer layer includes a first polymer layer containing an organic solvent soluble polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2022
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Applicants: THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, DAICEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junichi TAKEYA, Shunichiro WATANABE, Shouhei KUMAGAI, Xiaozhu WEI, Daiji IKEDA, Hiroki SATO, Yasuyuki AKAI
  • Publication number: 20240124571
    Abstract: Provided is a substance capable of effectively suppressing cancer metastasis or a pharmaceutical composition that effectively acts on an inflammatory disease. The pharmaceutical composition is a pharmaceutical composition containing, as an active ingredient, an antibody or an antibody fragment thereof having antigen-binding activity for an S100A8/A9 heterodimer, and blocks interaction between S100A8/A9 and a group of receptors therefor, to thereby strongly suppress cancer metastasis both in vitro and in vivo, or alleviate inflammation. That is, the anti-S100A8/A9 antibody or the antibody fragment thereof can strongly suppress cancer metastasis or alleviate inflammation, by virtue of its blocking action on the interaction between S100A8/A9 and the group of receptors therefor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2023
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Applicant: National University Corporation Okayama University
    Inventors: Masakiyo SAKAGUCHI, Shinichi TOYOOKA, Shuta TOMIDA, Kazuhiko SHIEN, Hiroki SATO, Rie KINOSHITA, Junichiro FUTAMI, Kota ARAKI, Mikio OKAZAKI, Eisaku KONDO, Yusuke INOUE, Akira YAMAUCHI
  • Patent number: 11954555
    Abstract: A sensor interface circuit includes: an RF switch having a control node; a bias circuit electrically connected to the control node and applying, to the control node, a voltage at a first level or a second level corresponding to a linear region of a reflection characteristic; a first variable oscillation circuit electrically connectable to a first sensor; a second variable oscillation circuit electrically connectable to a second sensor; and a difference circuit electrically connected between the first variable oscillation circuit and the bias circuit, and between the second variable oscillation circuit and the bias circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignees: NISSHINBO MICRO DEVICES INC., TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, ALPS ALPINE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroki Sato, Masayuki Sato, Noboru Ishihara, Shinji Murata
  • Patent number: 11951777
    Abstract: A tire can include a pair of beads, a carcass, an inner liner, and an insulation located between the carcass and the inner liner. The carcass can include one carcass ply. The carcass ply can include a plurality of carcass cords and a topping rubber. Each carcass cord can have a total fineness of not less than 6000 dtex and not greater than 9000 dtex. The insulation can be located between first and second beads. A ratio (ta/td) of a thickness to of the topping rubber located between the insulation and the carcass cords to a thickness td of the insulation can be not less than 0.2 and not greater than 0.6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro Tatsuta, Junya Tamai, Tomohiko Hiroshige, Hiroki Sato
  • Publication number: 20240099139
    Abstract: A fabrication method of a thermoelectric conversion element includes forming a first metal layer containing Cu on a first surface of a thermoelectric conversion layer, and forming a first electrode and a first intermediate layer from the first metal layer. The thermoelectric conversion layer is composed of a thermoelectric conversion material containing Mg and at least one kind of element selected from the group consisting of Sb and Bi, the first intermediate layer is provided between the thermoelectric conversion layer and the first electrode, the first intermediate layer is in contact with the thermoelectric conversion layer, the first electrode is in contact with the first intermediate layer, and a composition of the first intermediate layer is different from both a composition of the first electrode and a composition of the thermoelectric conversion layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2023
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Inventors: Miho UEHARA, Yuriko KANEKO, Atsushi ONO, Masashige KAWABE, Tsutomu KANNO, Hiromasa TAMAKI, Hiroki SATO
  • Publication number: 20240071347
    Abstract: A volume control device includes at least one information processor configured to: acquire a sound setting related to a sound output based on sound source information; and generate a sound output signal from the acquired sound source information on the basis of the sound setting, in which the sound setting includes a volume setting that defines a volume and a correction setting related to a correction amount of the volume according to a volume feeling of the sound setting, and the information processor is further configured to correct the volume defined in the volume setting with the correction amount to generate the sound output signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroki SATO
  • Patent number: 11910713
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a thermoelectric conversion material having a composition represented by a chemical formula of Li2?a+bMg1?bSi. In this thermoelectric conversion material, either requirement (i) in which 0?a?0.0001 and 0.0001?b?0.25-a or requirement (ii) in which 0.0001?a?0.25 and 0?b?0.25-a is satisfied. The thermoelectric conversion material has an Li8Al3Si5 type crystalline structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiromasa Tamaki, Yuriko Kaneko, Hiroki Sato, Tsutomu Kanno, HyunJeong Nam
  • Publication number: 20240053931
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes: a selection unit configured to select, based on a selection criterion, one or more first colorimetric regions in an image to be formed based on image data; an input/output control unit configured to receive a first user input for selecting one or more second colorimetric regions from the one or more first colorimetric regions selected by the selection unit; and a transmission unit configured to transmit a print job including information indicating the one or more second colorimetric regions and the image data, to an image forming apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2023
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventor: Hiroki Sato
  • Publication number: 20240037051
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a connection circuit to which a device is coupled, an arithmetic processing circuit communicating with the device coupled to the connection circuit through a first communication path, a correction circuit that corrects a signal in the first communication path, and a control circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2023
    Publication date: February 1, 2024
    Applicant: Fujitsu Limited
    Inventor: Hiroki SATO
  • Publication number: 20240029859
    Abstract: A health management support system includes: a first acquisition unit configured to acquire information about a user, including a health condition of the user; a second acquisition unit configured to acquire information about at least one purchase-candidate food; an estimation unit configured to estimate an effect on the health condition of the user that is caused when the user ingests the at least one purchase-candidate food; a calculation unit configured to calculate a cost that is incurred to alleviate the effect on the health condition of the user estimated by the estimation unit; and an output unit configured to output the effect on the health condition of the user estimated by the estimation unit and the cost calculated by the calculation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2023
    Publication date: January 25, 2024
    Inventors: Issei NAKASHIMA, Toru MIYAGAWA, Hideo HASEGAWA, Yusuke KINOSHITA, Hiroki SATO, Hiroaki KAMEI, Maika HASHIMOTO, Manabu YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: D1012836
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yosuke Matsuzaki, Hiroki Sato
  • Patent number: D1026802
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yosuke Matsuzaki, Hiroki Sato