Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Ito

Hiroshi Ito 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: 11569139
    Abstract: A method includes providing a first wafer including a respective set of first metal bonding pads and at least one first alignment diagnostic structure, providing a second wafer including a respective set of second metal bonding pads and a respective set of second alignment diagnostic structures, overlaying the first wafer and the second wafer, measuring at least one of a current, voltage or contact resistance between the first alignment diagnostic structures and the second alignment diagnostic structures to determine an overlay offset, and bonding the second wafer to the first wafer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Ikue Yokomizo, Michiaki Sano, Kazuto Watanabe, Hajime Yamamoto, Takashi Yamaha, Koichi Ito, Katsuya Kato, Ryo Hiramatsu, Hiroshi Sasaki, Akihiro Tobioka, Liang Li
  • Patent number: 11564425
    Abstract: A mask includes a main body part, a pair of ear straps, and a support part. The main body part covers a wearer's mouth and has an upper end fixing point where an upper end part of each of the ear straps is fixed, and a lower end fixing point where a lower end part of each of the ear straps is fixed. The pair of ear straps are provided on both the left and right sides of the main body part, and are hooked on the wearer's ears. The support part is provided in the main body part, and supports one location of an intermediate part of each of the ear straps. The support part is located in a top region between the upper end fixing point and an upper end of the main body part, with respect to the vertical direction of the main body part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: MUYU CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroshi Ito
  • Patent number: 11563415
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a common mode filter that includes a winding core part and first and second wires wound in a same direction around the winding core part. The first and second wires constitute a first winding block on one endmost side in an axial direction of the winding core part, a second winding block on other endmost side in the axial direction of the winding core part, and a third winding block positioned between the first and second winding blocks. The second winding block is a winding block at an odd-numbered position counted from the first winding block. The first and second wires cross each other in an area between the first and third winding blocks and in an area between the second and third winding blocks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yugo Asai, Tsutomu Kobayashi, Daisuke Urabe, Hiroshi Suzuki, Emi Ito, Toshio Tomonari
  • Patent number: 11559857
    Abstract: A laser cut-and-machined product made from a plated steel plate. A cut face of the plated steel plate is coated with plating-layer-containing metal of a top surface of the plated steel plate that is melted and/or evaporated at the time of laser cutting and machining.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: AMADA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideo Hara, Masahito Ito, Masanori Uehara, Hiroshi Asada, Hirokazu Sasaki, Hiroshi Horikawa
  • Publication number: 20230016062
    Abstract: A resin composition containing: a melt-fabricable fluororesin containing at least one functional group selected from a carbonyl group-containing group and a hydroxy group; at least one fluorine-free resin selected from a liquid crystal polymer, a polyarylene sulfide, and an aromatic polyether ketone; and particulate boron nitride, wherein the particulate boron nitride is contained in an amount of 30 to 65% by volume.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hirofumi MUKAE, Hideki KONO, Masaji KOMORI, Ayane NAKAUE, Hiroshi ITO
  • Publication number: 20230013566
    Abstract: A controller for receiving input from a user includes: a memory having at least one set of profile data stored therein; a communication unit operating to transmit and receive signals to and from at least one of a game console and a game server; and a control unit operating to control the controller based on the at least one profile data set. The communication unit operates to transmit a list of one or more profile IDs corresponding to the at least one profile data set to the at least one game console and game server. The communication unit receives a selected profile ID, from among the one or more profile IDs, selected by the user from the at least one game console and game server. The control unit reads a profile data set corresponding to the received, selected profile ID, which is stored in the memory. The control unit controls operations of at least one of the controller with respect to the at least one game console and game server in accordance with the profile data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicant: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: Akinori Ito, Hiroshi Morita, Tomoe Ochiai, Takeshi Igarashi, Yuji Takeuchi
  • Patent number: 11557712
    Abstract: A vibration generating device 10 includes: a diaphragm 11; and a first piezoelectric actuator 12 and a second piezoelectric actuator 13 attached on an upper surface 11a and a lower surface 11b of the diaphragm 11, respectively, so as to sandwich the diaphragm 11 therebetween in a vicinity of an end surface of the diaphragm 11, wherein, in a top view of the upper surface 11a of the diaphragm 11, the first piezoelectric actuator 12 is disposed at a position shifted with respect to the second piezoelectric actuator 13.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Hamada, Yukihiro Matsui, Fumihisa Ito, Takashi Tomita
  • Patent number: 11556179
    Abstract: This haptic presentation apparatus includes a first haptic presentation element that includes an air-tight and flexible first pouch into which an object has been inserted and is capable of presenting, by using an amount of gas to be exhausted from an interior of the first pouch, hardness of a virtual object in response to an operation of holding the virtual object by a user, and a second haptic presentation element that includes an air-tight and flexible second pouch and is capable of presenting, by using an amount of gas to be supplied to an interior of the second pouch, elasticity of the virtual object in response to the operation of holding the virtual object by the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeshi Ogita, Osamu Ito, Hiroshi Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20230008938
    Abstract: Use of a charge-and-discharge spot can be promoted. A charge-and-discharge management system includes a setting controller that sets an incentive linked with a charge-and-discharge spot for each charge-and-discharge spot and a presentation controller that presents the incentive set for each charge-and-discharge spot to a user using an electric vehicle. The charge-and-discharge management system may further include an acquisition controller that connects the electric vehicle to a charge-and-discharge device installed in the charge-and-discharge spot and acquires connection spot information that is information of the charge-and-discharge spot that is a connection destination when charging and discharging is started, and a providing controller that provides an incentive set for the charge-and-discharge spot included in the connection spot information acquired by the acquisition controller when the charging and discharging of the electric vehicle is completed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2022
    Publication date: January 12, 2023
    Inventors: Miho SAISHO, Kiyota TANIGUCHI, Aya SATO, Yuki ITO, Katsushi SAITO, Masato KOUTARI, Hiroshi TATSUMI
  • Publication number: 20220413646
    Abstract: A touch detection device is provided and includes a plurality of driving electrodes for detecting an external proximity object in a detection area; a first driving circuit to drive the plurality of driving electrodes; and a second driving circuit to drive the plurality of driving electrodes, wherein the first driving circuit and the second driving circuit sandwich the detection area in a plan view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2022
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Inventors: Daisuke ITO, Hiroshi MIZUHASHI, Makoto HAYASHI, Yasuyuki TERANISHI, Tadayoshi KATSUTA
  • Patent number: 11534105
    Abstract: An estimation method for estimating a parameter related to skin function is provided. The estimation method includes an image acquisition step for acquiring a skin image in which unevenness of a skin surface is captured; an extraction step for extracting a feature vector based on topological information on the skin image from the skin image acquired in the image acquisition step; an estimation step for estimating the parameter related to skin function based on the feature vector extracted in the extraction step, using an estimation model constructed based on past actual measurement data in which feature vectors are associated with the parameter related to skin function; and a presentation step for presenting the parameter related to skin function estimated in the estimation step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignees: KEIO UNIVERSITY, KOSE Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kawasaki, Eiryo Kawakami, Keita Koseki, Tamotsu Ebihara, Masayuki Amagai, Eiji Naru, Makoto Mizuno, Miki Ito, Toru Atsugi, Yukako Kimura
  • Patent number: 11535034
    Abstract: A piezoelectric element including a piezoelectric layer having a perovskite structure including lead, zirconium, and titanium, and an electrode provided on the piezoelectric layer is provided. In the piezoelectric layer, in a range of 50 nm or smaller from an interface between the piezoelectric layer and the electrode in a thickness direction, a ratio c/a of a lattice spacing a in a direction perpendicular to the thickness direction and a lattice spacing c in the thickness direction satisfies 0.986?c/a?1.014.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Inventors: Koichi Morozumi, Hiromu Miyazawa, Hiroshi Kato, Hiroshi Ito
  • Patent number: 11535766
    Abstract: [Problem to be Solved] Provided is a curable composition for inkjet printing, a coating film obtained from which has higher heat resistance than conventional coating films. [Solution] It is a curable composition for inkjet printing, comprising (A) a (meth)acrylate monomer having a cyclic skeleton and having a number of alkylene oxide modifications of one or more and six or less, (B1) a bifunctional (meth)acrylate monomer having no cyclic skeleton and having two or more alkylene glycol structures, (B2) a bifunctional (meth)acrylate monomer having no cyclic skeleton and having a monoalkylene glycol structure, and (C) a photopolymerization initiator. Accordingly, an obtained coating film does not crack, has excellent adhesion to a conductor, and maintains sufficient hardness even after a thermal history that corresponds to a plurality of times of soldering.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignee: TAIYO INK MFG. CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki Shimura, Hideyuki Ito, Hiroshi Matsumoto, Xiaozhu Wei, Rina Yoshikawa
  • Publication number: 20220406374
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a memory device includes a first wiring line, a second wiring line, a memory cell connected between the first and second wiring lines, including a resistance change memory element having first and second resistance states, and a two-terminal switching element connected in series to the resistance change memory element, and a voltage application circuit which applies a write voltage signal having a first polarity and setting a desired resistance state to the resistance change memory element, to the memory cell, and applies, after the write voltage signal is applied to the memory cell, a second polarity voltage signal having a magnitude that prevents the two-terminal switching element from being set to the on-state, to the memory cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2021
    Publication date: December 22, 2022
    Applicant: Kioxia Corporation
    Inventors: Masahiro TAKAHASHI, Hiroshi ITO, Ryousuke TAKIZAWA
  • Patent number: 11529126
    Abstract: An ultrasonic device includes: a substrate provided with a first opening and a second opening; a support film that is provided on the substrate and blocks the first opening and the second opening; a transmitting piezoelectric film that is provided on the support film at a position which overlaps the first opening when viewed in a thickness direction of the substrate and is interposed between a pair of electrodes in the thickness direction of the substrate; and a receiving piezoelectric film that is provided on the support film at a position which overlaps the second opening when viewed in the thickness direction of the substrate and is interposed between a pair of electrodes in the thickness direction of the substrate. In the thickness direction of the substrate, a thickness dimension of the transmitting piezoelectric film is smaller than a thickness dimension of the receiving piezoelectric film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Inventors: Hiromu Miyazawa, Hiroshi Ito, Tomoaki Nakamura, Masayoshi Yamada, Kanechika Kiyose, Tsukasa Funasaka
  • Patent number: 11530854
    Abstract: An ejector refrigeration cycle includes a compressor, a radiator, a branch portion, an ejector, a suction side decompressor, a windward evaporator, and a leeward evaporator. The ejector includes a nozzle portion and a pressure increasing portion. The windward evaporator and the leeward evaporator include at least one outflow side evaporation portion. The leeward evaporator includes a suction side evaporation portion. An outflow side evaporation temperature is a refrigerant evaporation temperature in the at least one outflow side evaporation portion of the leeward evaporator. A suction side evaporation temperature is a refrigerant evaporation temperature in the suction side evaporation portion of the leeward evaporator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Maeda, Hiroshi Oshitani, Yoichiro Kawamoto, Yohei Nagano, Daisuke Sakurai, Masahiro Ito, Hang Yuan
  • Patent number: 11524284
    Abstract: An exhaust gas purification device has a metal substrate and a catalyst layer on the metal substrate, wherein the metal substrate is a wound body of one or a plurality of metal foils, at least one of the one or a plurality of metal foils is a perforated metal foil having holes, the catalyst layer contains noble metal catalyst particles and a carrier for carrying the noble metal catalyst particles, and more noble metal catalyst particles are present in the catalyst layer on side surfaces of holes, which face an upstream side of an exhaust gas flow, than in the catalyst layer on side surfaces of holes, which face a downstream side of the exhaust gas flow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: CATALER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kohei Takasaki, Yuji Matsuhisa, Nobuaki Bando, Hiroshi Ono, Tomohito Mizukami, Tsuyoshi Ito
  • Patent number: 11522329
    Abstract: A terminal-wire bonding method includes: arranging a first core at a second end of a first terminal-wire having a first terminal connected with the first core exposed from an insulating sheath at a first end, onto a side of an anvil and a second core at a second end of a second terminal-wire having a second terminal connected with the second core exposed, at a first end, from an insulating sheath longer than the insulating sheath of the first terminal-wire, onto a side of a horn; and bonding the first core at the second end and the second core at the second end together by ultrasonic bonding between the horn and the anvil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoya Sato, Hiroshi Aoki, Naoki Ito, Yasunori Nabeta
  • Publication number: 20220379492
    Abstract: Provided is a configuration for generating pseudo sensor data from a plurality of pieces of existing sensor data. This information processing device which generates time-series learning data on the basis of time-series original data acquired from a robot device comprises: a memory that stores at least one extended data generation rule comprising at least one velocity change value, at least one phase change value, at least one position change value, or at least one magnitude change value; and a processor that generates time-series extended data by data expansion of the original data using at least one change value of the extended data generation rule, and outputs time-series learning data including the time-series extended data and the time-series original data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2020
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Inventors: Hiroshi ITO, Kenjiro YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220382938
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a material design system and a material design method, which each reduce computational complexity and enable efficient material design. A material design system according to the present invention, which designs a material that can achieve a desired material function, includes an input device receiving the desired material function, and an arithmetic unit calculating a constitutional material. The arithmetic unit includes a structure calculation part that calculates a molecular characteristic amount meeting the desired material function using a method that can express molecular characteristic amount exhibited by a set of two or more atoms or molecules, and a molecular calculation part that calculates the constituent material, which achieves the molecular characteristic amount calculated by the structure calculation part, using a method that can express a molecule itself.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2020
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Inventors: Hiroshi ITO, Shigenori MATSUMOTO