Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Kato

Hiroshi Kato 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: 11560121
    Abstract: A first device includes: a first reference signal source; a first transmitting/receiving unit which transmits two or more first carrier signals and receives two or more second carrier signals using an output of the first reference signal source; and a calculating unit. A second device includes: a second reference signal source configured to be operated independently from the first reference signal source; and a second transmitting/receiving unit configured to transmit two or more second carrier signals and receive two or more first carrier signals using an output of the second reference signal source. A frequency group of two or more first carrier signals and a frequency group of two or more second carrier signals differ from each other. The calculating unit calculates a distance between the first device and the second device based on a phase detection result obtained by receiving the first and second carrier signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignees: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA ELECTRONIC DEVICES & STORAGE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shoji Ootaka, Tsuneo Suzuki, Hiroshi Yoshida, Masaki Nishikawa, Katsuya Nonin, Takayuki Kato, Yoshiharu Nito, Masayoshi Oshiro
  • Patent number: 11554742
    Abstract: A head portion protection airbag device includes: an airbag, formed into a folded body being folded such that a lower edge side in an unfolded state approaches an upper edge side, wrapped with an unfoldment preventing tape material and attached to the upper edge side of the window, assembled with a twisting restriction member, which is configured to prevent twisting of the folded body, on an upper edge side of the airbag, and attached to the upper edge side of the window as a bag attachment body. A plurality of attachment piece portions, which are attached to a body side of the vehicle, are arranged side by side on the upper edge side of the airbag. The bag attachment body is wrapped with the tape material in a state where the twisting restriction member is assembled to the upper edge side of the airbag in the folded body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Ichimura, Hiroki Imaeda, Junpei Hamamoto, Makoto Yamanaka, Hiroshi Kato
  • Publication number: 20230011596
    Abstract: An information processing device according to the present application includes a hardware processor functioning as an acquisition unit, a determination unit, and a provision unit. The acquisition unit acquires user information that is information relative to a user. The determination unit determines a recommended battery on the basis of the user information acquired by the acquisition unit. The recommended battery is recommended to the user and used for a moving object. The provision unit provides information relative to the recommended battery determined by the determination unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2022
    Publication date: January 12, 2023
    Applicant: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi KATO, Takuma IIDA, Masashi FUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20230010624
    Abstract: A substrate alignment device includes first and second support members that are arranged to be opposite to each other and be spaced apart from each other in a plan view, and respectively support an outer peripheral end of a substrate from a position below the substrate. Further, the substrate alignment device includes a first pressing member that is arranged to be opposite to the first support member in a plan view, and moves the substrate by pressing one portion of the outer peripheral end of the substrate in a first direction directed from the second support member toward the first support member with the substrate supported by the first and second support members. The first support member includes a movement limiter that limits movement of the substrate in the first direction past a predetermined prescribed position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2022
    Publication date: January 12, 2023
    Inventors: Nobuaki OKITA, Tomoyuki SHINOHARA, Junichi ISHII, Kazuki NAKAMURA, Takashi SHINOHARA, Takuma TAKAHASHI, Yoshifumi OKADA, Hiroshi KATO
  • 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: 11536824
    Abstract: A distance measuring apparatus according to an embodiment includes, a filter section configured to perform band limitation on a transmission signal and output the transmission signal, and to perform band limitation on a reception signal from an antenna section and output the reception signal, a distance measuring section configured to perform a distance measurement computation based on the transmission signal and the reception signal, and to obtain a delay of a signal passing through the filter section and perform calibration of the distance measurement computation, a signal interruption section configured to interrupt transmission of a signal between the filter section and the antenna section, and a control section configured to control the signal interruption section to interrupt the transmission of the signal during a period of the calibration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2022
    Assignees: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA ELECTRONIC DEVICES & STORAGE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takayuki Kato, Shoji Ootaka, Tsuneo Suzuki, Masaki Nishikawa, Katsuya Nonin, Hiroshi Yoshida, Yoshiharu Nito, Masayoshi Oshiro
  • Patent number: 11532812
    Abstract: An all-solid lithium ion secondary battery includes a pair of electrodes and a solid electrolyte provided between the pair of electrodes. At least one of the pair of electrodes includes an active-material layer and an intermediate layer. An active material constituting the active-material layer has a core-shell structure which has a core region and a shell region and a composition of the intermediate layer is intermediate between the solid electrolyte and the shell region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Sato, Masahiro Oishi, Haruna Kato, Taisuke Masuko, Tomohiro Yano
  • Patent number: 11533806
    Abstract: A filter includes a first input/output electrode and the second input/output electrode, and is arranged on a first main surface of a mounting substrate. The mounting substrate includes a first land electrode, a second land electrode, a ground terminal, and a plurality of via conductors. The first land electrode is connected to the first input/output electrode. The second land electrode is connected to the second input/output electrode. The ground terminal is located closer to a second main surface side than the first main surface in a thickness direction of the mounting substrate. The plurality of via conductors is arranged between the first main surface and the second main surface, and is connected to the ground terminal. The plurality of via conductors is located between the first land electrode and the second land electrode in a plan view from the thickness direction of the mounting substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Matsubara, Masanori Kato, Yukiteru Sugaya, Syunsuke Kido
  • Patent number: 11524650
    Abstract: A head portion protection airbag device includes: an airbag, formed into a folded body being folded such that a lower edge side in an unfolded state approaches an upper edge side, wrapped with an unfoldment preventing tape material and attached to the upper edge side of the window, assembled with a twisting restriction member, which is configured to prevent twisting of the folded body, on an upper edge side of the airbag, and attached to the upper edge side of the window as a bag attachment body. A plurality of attachment piece portions, which are attached to a body side of the vehicle, are arranged side by side on the upper edge side of the airbag. The bag attachment body is wrapped with the tape material in a state where the twisting restriction member is assembled to the upper edge side of the airbag in the folded body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Ichimura, Hiroki Imaeda, Junpei Hamamoto, Makoto Yamanaka, Hiroshi Kato
  • Patent number: 11527778
    Abstract: An all-solid-state battery, wherein on a first side surface of an all-solid-state battery laminate, a first electrode current collector layer includes a first electrode current collector protruding part, which protrudes in a surface direction, and a second electrode current collector layer includes a second electrode current collector protruding part, which protrudes in a surface direction, a surface direction area of a second electrode-solid electrolyte laminate is larger than a surface direction area of a first electrode laminate, the first electrode laminate is laminated on the inside of the second electrode-solid electrolyte laminate when viewed from the lamination direction, and on the first side surface, an edge of the second electrode-solid electrolyte laminate in the surface direction is at least partially covered with a resin layer so that the first electrode current collector protruding part does not directly contact the edge in the surface direction of the second electrode-solid electrolyte laminat
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kazuhito Kato, Shinji Kojima, Hiroshi Fujiwara, Katsuaki Odagi
  • Publication number: 20220391609
    Abstract: An information processing system includes an identification unit configured to identify unique information on shoes using at least part of a captured image of the shoes, and a setting unit configured to set an association between an acquisition device configured to acquire the unique information and a module device attached to the shoes based on the unique information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2019
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Kenichiro FUKUSHI, Zhenwei WANG, Hiroaki NAKANO, Toshinori TAKEMURA, Kentaro NAKAHARA, Hannah POKKA, ltsumi KATO, Akira KAMEI, Chenhui HUANG, Hiroshi KAJITANI, Koichi MORIKAWA, Hiroshi OKUDA
  • Publication number: 20220391010
    Abstract: An information processing system includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire sensing data from a sensor device used for a foot, and a determination unit configured to determine an attached state of the sensor device to the foot according to a motion of the foot calculated using the sensing data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2019
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Kenichiro FUKUSHI, Hiroaki Nakano, Toshinori TAKEMURA, Kentaro NAKAHARA, Hannah POKKA, Itsumi KATO, Akira KAMEI, Chenhui HUANG, Hiroshi KAJITANI, Zhenwei WANG, Koichi MORIKAWA, Hiroshi OKUDA
  • Patent number: 11497768
    Abstract: CAR-T cells for cancer therapy are provided with an antibody that recognizes the MAGE-A4-derived-peptide/HLA-A2 complex. The antibody includes the VH amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 36 and the VL amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 38. The antibody preferably is provided with the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 32. Such CAR-T cells can be used in CAR infusion therapy in which a cancer-specific intracellular antigen is used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: MIE UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Hiroshi Shiku, Yasushi Akahori, Yuya Kato, Yoshihiro Miyahara
  • Publication number: 20220355657
    Abstract: A counter gear mechanism includes: a fifth gear in mesh with a third gear; a sixth gear in mesh with a fourth gear; and a seventh gear in mesh with a differential input gear. The seventh gear is disposed between the fifth gear and the sixth gear in an axial direction. A switching mechanism is disposed between the third gear and the fourth gear in the axial direction. The switching mechanism makes switching among: a state in which the third gear is coupled to a second input member; a state in which the fourth gear is coupled to the second input member; and a state in which the third gear and the fourth gear are decoupled from the second input member. This structure is able to make an entirety of an apparatus compact in size in the axial direction when the apparatus includes the switching mechanism to change the speed ratio between the second input member, which is drivingly coupled to an internal combustion engine, and output members.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2020
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Applicant: AISIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki KAWAMOTO, Mitsuhiro ICHIOKA, Tomoka YAMAMOTO, Akira INOUE, Hiroshi KATO
  • Patent number: 11487595
    Abstract: An Application Program Interface (API) adapter creation apparatus is configured to accept, from a developing engineer, a setting of an execution order of a wholesale service API invoked by internal processing of an adapter API provided by an API adapter, a setting of a request parameter of the adapter API serving as an acquisition source of a request parameter of the wholesale service API, and a setting of a response parameter of the adapter API serving as a reflection destination of a response parameter of the wholesale service API. The API adapter creation apparatus generates a source code based on the accepted settings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
    Inventors: Naoki Take, Kensuke Takahashi, Tomoki Ikegaya, Nobuo Onai, Miwaka Otani, Hiroshi Kato
  • Publication number: 20220345201
    Abstract: A wireless relay station to be included in a ladder-type wireless relay network along a moving route of a moving object includes a relay control unit that includes station identification information in the wireless relay network assigned sequentially along the moving route to each of the wireless relay stations included in the wireless relay network and deployed along the moving route, configures and updates, using a first routing table that provides an address of a destination wireless relay station, a second routing table including the address, the station identification information, and an information update time, being associated with one another, of the destination wireless relay station, and provides control to share, among the wireless relay stations included in the wireless relay network, the second routing table configured and updated by each wireless relay station; and a relay communication unit that performs wireless relay communication with other wireless relay stations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2022
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi NISHIMOTO, Yasunori KATO, Manabu SAKAI, Kenichiro KAMOHARA, Hiroyasu SANO
  • Publication number: 20220345158
    Abstract: A multiplexer includes filters and low pass filters. A second frequency band and a third frequency band are partially different. A first frequency band does not overlap the second frequency band and the third frequency band. One end of the filter is connected to a common terminal and the other end is connected to an input/output terminal. The low pass filter is connected in one end to the common terminal and in the other end to one end of the filter. The other end of the filter is connected to one end of the low pass filter. The other end of the low pass filter is connected to the input/output terminal. One end of the filter is connected to a node between the other end of the low pass filter and one end of the filter and the other end of the filter is connected to the input/output terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2022
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Inventors: Masanori KATO, Syunsuke KIDO, Yukiteru SUGAYA, Hiroshi MATSUBARA
  • Patent number: 11476336
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a semiconductor device includes first, second and third electrodes, first and second semiconductor layers, and a first compound member. A position of the third electrode is between a position of the second electrode and a position of the first electrode. The first semiconductor layer includes first, second, third, fourth, and fifth partial regions. The fourth partial region is between the third and first partial regions. The fifth partial region is between the second and third partial regions. The second semiconductor layer includes first, second, and third semiconductor regions. The third semiconductor region is between the first partial region and the first electrode. The first compound member includes first compound portions between the third semiconductor region and the first electrode. A portion of the first electrode is between one of the first compound portions and an other one of the first compound portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignees: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA ELECTRONIC DEVICES & STORAGE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ono, Akira Mukai, Yosuke Kajiwara, Daimotsu Kato, Aya Shindome, Masahiko Kuraguchi
  • Patent number: 11466737
    Abstract: A brake disc for a railway vehicle includes: a disc plate portion that has a sliding portion of a front face; a plurality of radial fins that are provided on the rear face of a disc plate portion, and that have a shape that extends in the radial direction of the disc plate portion; and a circumferential rib that is provided between each pair of adjacent radial fins, and that has a shape that extends in the circumferential direction of the disc plate portion. A flow path for air is formed between the pair of radial fins, and the flow path for air is narrowed by the circumferential rib. On the circumferential rib, a gradual slope for suppressing fluctuations in an airflow that passes between the pair of radial fins is provided from a base part to a top part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuo Shiraishi, Yusuke Wakabayashi, Takeshi Kurita, Takanori Kato, Takahiro Fujimoto, Hiroshi Nogami, Atsushi Sakaguchi, Yuki Ichikawa
  • Patent number: D976448
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Katsuhiko Sugiura, Yukio Kato, Hiroshi Mitani, Kazuma Inoue, Naoyuki Uchida, Shogo Koga