Patents by Inventor Hiromi Sato

Hiromi 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).

  • Patent number: 10963064
    Abstract: A control device includes: a recognition unit that recognizes predetermined behavior of a user; an estimation unit that estimates a situation of the user on the basis of the predetermined behavior that is recognized by the recognition unit; an evaluation unit that evaluates certainty of an estimation result from the estimation unit; and an output unit that outputs to the control unit, an operation instruction in accordance with the certainty.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kota Saito, Yoshihiro Matsugi, Yuki Matsuura, Seungho Choi, Yoshikazu Matsuo, Hiromi Sato
  • Publication number: 20210053440
    Abstract: An operation control device includes a line-of-sight detector configured to detect a line of sight of a driver of a vehicle on the basis of an image of an interior of the vehicle captured by an imaging device provided in the vehicle, a hand state detector configured to detect a hand state of the driver on the basis of the image, a driving state determiner configured to determine whether the detected hand state is a first state in which it is estimated that a driving operation of the vehicle is being performed or a second state in which it is estimated that the driving operation is not being performed, a traveling state detector configured to detect a traveling state of the vehicle, and an operation restrictor configured to restrict reception of an operation on an operator including a display device arranged within the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Inventors: Kenji Okuma, Weifeng Zhang, Takashi Kusaka, Katsuya Ikenobu, Hiromi Sato
  • Patent number: 10870436
    Abstract: An operation assistance system includes: a motion recognition unit that recognizes predetermined motion of a hand of a vehicle occupant; a position recognition unit that recognizes a first relative position corresponding to a relative position of the hand of the vehicle occupant with respect to a first vehicle; a specifying unit that specifies a second on-vehicle device of a second vehicle that is operated by using an operation unit of the second vehicle provided at a second relative position that is a relative position with respect to the second vehicle and corresponds to the first relative position; and a control unit that assists an operation for a first on-vehicle device of the first vehicle, the first on-vehicle device including a function common with that of the second on-vehicle device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kota Saito, Yoshihiro Matsugi, Yuki Matsuura, Seungho Choi, Yoshikazu Matsuo, Hiromi Sato
  • Publication number: 20200388354
    Abstract: An objective of the present invention is to provide a document creation assistance server and document creation assistance method which are capable of efficiently acquiring information necessary to write a specification or other such documents, and of generating a document from the acquired information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroshi NARA, Junya SHIRAI, Tatsuki KOIKE, Kenjiro SATO, Takaharu HIRAYAMA, Hiromi FUKUDA, Tsutomu MORITA, Hiromasa ISHIHARA, Kazue SUZUKI, Hiroki SAKAMOTO, Fumiaki KIKUCHI, Kenta TAMAKI, Toru TANOUE, Yuichi HORITA, Takeshi UEDA
  • Patent number: 10862169
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an electrolytic solution for a magnesium battery, formed by mixing a compound represented by the following general formula (I), a Lewis acid or a compound represented by the following general formula (A), and a solvent; and the like. {In the formula, m represents 0 or 2, n represents 2 in a case of m=0 and represents 0 or 1 in a case of m=2, X1 represents a chlorine atom or a bromine atom, and two R1's each independently represent a magnesium chloride oxy group; a magnesium bromide oxy group; an alkyl group which may have a halogeno group or the like as a substituent; an alkoxy group; an aryl group which may have an alkoxy group or the like as a substituent; an aryloxy group which may have an alkoxy group or the like as a substituent; or a group represented by the following general formula (1), and two R1's may also form the following general formula (2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM WAKO PURE CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Sato, Goro Mori, Hiromi Watahiki, Kuniaki Okamoto, Nobutaka Shimamura
  • Patent number: 10727534
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a highly practical electrolytic solution which has a high oxidative decomposition potential, enables the dissolution and precipitation of magnesium to stably repeatedly proceed, and is easy to prepare. The present invention relates to an electrolytic solution for a magnesium battery comprising: a compound represented by the general formula (I), a Lewis acid or a compound represented by the general formula (A), and a solvent; and to the compound represented by the general formula (I).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Wako Pure Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Sato, Goro Mori, Hiromi Watahiki, Takahiro Kiyosu, Kuniaki Okamoto
  • Patent number: 10714693
    Abstract: A polycyclic compound and an organic electroluminescence device including the same. The polycyclic compound according to an example embodiment is represented by the following Formula 1. wherein in Formula 1, Cy1 is carbonyl-containing five- or six-membered and substituted or unsubstituted cyclic hydrocarbon or substituted or unsubstituted heterocycle, and R1 to R4 are each independently a hydrogen atom or a group represented by the following Formula 2 or 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignees: Samsung Display Co., Ltd., Kyushu University, National University Corporation
    Inventors: Hiromi Nakano, Shuri Sato, Yoshimasa Fujita, Nobutaka Akashi, Takuma Yasuda, JiYoung Lee
  • Publication number: 20200210735
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus comprising a situation acquiring unit configured to acquire a situation of one movable object, and a storing execution unit configured to store a face image of an occupant on the one movable object, captured by an image-capturing unit mounted on the one movable object when the one movable object is in a predetermined situation, as a face image of the occupant with neutral facial expression is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshikazu MATSUO, Hisumi ESAKI, Takashi OKADA, Hiromi SATO
  • Publication number: 20200193197
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus is provided, including: an emotion estimating unit configured to estimate an emotion of an occupant of a movable body based on an image of the occupant of the movable body captured by an image-capturing unit provided in the movable body; and an output control unit configured to perform control to output description information about a control operation performed by the movable body when the control operation performed by the movable body is a predetermined control operation and an emotion of the occupant estimated by the emotion estimating unit when the control operation is performed is surprise.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshikazu MATSUO, Toshikatsu KURAMOCHI, Yusuke OI, Hiromi SATO
  • Patent number: 10686139
    Abstract: A nitrogen-containing compound and an organic electroluminescence device including the same, the nitrogen-containing compound being represented by the following Formula 1:
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignees: Samsung Display Co., Ltd., Kyushu University, National University Corporation
    Inventors: Hiromi Nakano, Shuri Sato, Yoshimasa Fujita, Nobutaka Akashi, Takuma Yasuda, Inseob Park
  • Patent number: 10607849
    Abstract: Disclosed is a substrate liquid processing apparatus that includes: a liquid processing unit that performs a liquid processing on a film formed on a surface of a substrate with an etching liquid; an etching liquid supply unit that supplies an etching liquid to the liquid processing unit; and a controller that controls the etching liquid supply unit. The controller is configured to perform a control such that an etching liquid in a state of having a relatively low etching rate for the film is supplied from the etching liquid supply unit to the liquid processing unit so that the substrate is etched in the liquid processing unit, and then, an etching liquid in a state of having a relatively high etching rate for the film is supplied from the etching liquid supply unit to the liquid processing unit so that the substrate is etched in the liquid processing unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Tokyo Electron Limited
    Inventors: Hideaki Sato, Takashi Nagai, Hiromi Hara
  • Patent number: 10601009
    Abstract: An electric storage cell has an electric storage element and a covering film package. The covering film package houses the electric storage element and includes: a metal layer having a first principle face on the electric storage element side and a second principle face on the opposite side of the first principle face, an internal resin layer made of synthetic resin and laminated to the first principle face, and an external resin layer made of synthetic resin and laminated to the second principle face, with a slit formed at least in the external resin layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takayuki Tsuchiya, Hiromi Sato, Shinji Ishii
  • Patent number: 10566255
    Abstract: Provided is a semiconductor device having a pad on a semiconductor chip, a first passivation film formed over the semiconductor chip and having an opening portion on the pad of a probe region and a coupling region, a second passivation film formed over the pad and the first passivation film and having an opening portion on the pad of the coupling region, and a rewiring layer formed over the coupling region and the second passivation film and electrically coupled to the pad. The pad of the probe region placed on the periphery side of the semiconductor chip relative to the coupling region has a probe mark and the rewiring layer extends from the coupling region to the center side of the semiconductor chip. The present invention provides a technology capable of achieving size reduction, particularly pitch narrowing, of a semiconductor device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Renesas Electronics Corporation
    Inventors: Toshihiko Akiba, Bunji Yasumura, Masanao Sato, Hiromi Abe
  • Publication number: 20200047697
    Abstract: A vehicle system includes: a camera that can capture an image of a vehicle occupant; and a state change unit that can change an image capturing state for the vehicle occupant by the camera to each of an image capturing permitted state where an image of the vehicle occupant is permitted to be captured and an image capturing limited state where capturing the image of the vehicle occupant is limited. The state change unit changes the image capturing state for each vehicle occupant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Kenji OKUMA, Hiromi SATO, Yoshikazu MATSUO, Seungho CHOI, Yuki MATSUURA
  • Patent number: 10553369
    Abstract: An electric storage cell has an electric storage element and a covering film package. The covering film package houses the electric storage element and includes: a metal layer having a first principle face on the electric storage element side and a second principle face on the opposite side of the first principle face, an internal resin layer laminated to the first principle face, and an external resin layer laminated to the second principle face, with a slit formed in the external resin layer; wherein the contact area further includes a non-seal area between the seal area and the electric storage element as viewed from above, wherein the seal area has a projecting area that penetrates into the non-seal area, and the slit is provided between the projecting area and the electric storage element as viewed from above.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiro Nagashima, Katsunori Yokoshima, Takayuki Tsuchiya, Hiromi Sato, Shinji Ishii
  • Publication number: 20200031369
    Abstract: An operation assistance system includes: a motion recognition unit that recognizes predetermined motion of a hand of a vehicle occupant; a position recognition unit that recognizes a first relative position corresponding to a relative position of the hand of the vehicle occupant with respect to a first vehicle; a specifying unit that specifies a second on-vehicle device of a second vehicle that is operated by using an operation unit of the second vehicle provided at a second relative position that is a relative position with respect to the second vehicle and corresponds to the first relative position; and a control unit that assists an operation for a first on-vehicle device of the first vehicle, the first on-vehicle device including a function common with that of the second on-vehicle device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Kota SAITO, Yoshihiro MATSUGI, Yuki MATSUURA, Seungho CHOI, Yoshikazu MATSUO, Hiromi SATO
  • Publication number: 20200026937
    Abstract: An information providing device can appropriately select how to provide information from the outside depending on the number of occupants in a vehicle. The information providing device includes an individual recognition function that recognizes the occupant in the vehicle, and performs individual recognition in the vehicle before the information is provided to the vehicle occupant. The vehicle includes the information providing device. In an information providing method, the individual recognition in the vehicle is performed prior to providing the occupant in the vehicle with the information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Inventors: Weifeng ZHANG, Hisumi ESAKI, Hiromi SATO, Yoshihiro MATSUGI, Yuki MATSUURA
  • Patent number: 10532442
    Abstract: A polishing apparatus which is an index system polishing apparatus which includes a polishing head for holding a wafer, a plurality of turn tables to which polishing pads for polishing the wafer are attached, and a loading/unloading stage for loading the wafer to the polishing head or unloading the wafer from the polishing head, and which polishes the wafer while switching the turn tables to be used for polishing the wafer held at the polishing head by causing the polishing head to perform rotation movement, the polishing apparatus including a turn table upward and downward movement mechanism which allows the turn table to move upward and downward. With this polishing apparatus, it is possible to reduce an amount of displacement caused when moment load is applied on the polishing head during polishing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignees: SHIN-ETSU HANDOTAI CO., LTD., FUJIKOSHI MACHINERY CORP.
    Inventors: Michito Sato, Junichi Ueno, Kaoru Ishii, Hiromi Kishida, Yuya Nakanishi, Ryosuke Yoda, Yosuke Kanai
  • Publication number: 20200013642
    Abstract: Disclosed a substrate liquid processing apparatus including: a liquid processing section configured to process a substrate with a processing liquid; a processing liquid supply section configured to supply the processing liquid; a diluent supply section configured to supply a diluent for diluting the processing liquid; a controller configured to control the diluent supply section; a concentration detection unit configured to detect a concentration of the processing liquid; and an atmospheric pressure detection unit configured to detect an atmospheric pressure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: Hideaki Sato, Hiromi HARA, Jin hyun Kim
  • Publication number: 20190384410
    Abstract: A control device includes: a recognition unit that recognizes predetermined behavior of a user; an estimation unit that estimates a situation of the user on the basis of the predetermined behavior that is recognized by the recognition unit; an evaluation unit that evaluates certainty of an estimation result from the estimation unit; and an output unit that outputs to the control unit, an operation instruction in accordance with the certainty.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Kota SAITO, Yoshihiro MATSUGI, Yuki MATSUURA, Seungho CHOI, Yoshikazu MATSUO, Hiromi SATO