Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Sakamoto

Hiroshi Sakamoto 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: 11985533
    Abstract: There are provided a plurality of radio devices detecting an interference source signal transmitted by an interference source and generating pieces of air time information showing whether the interference source signal exists or not for each predetermined time unit; and an aggregation device estimating air time of the interference source by acquiring the pieces of air time information from the plurality of radio devices and aggregating/integrating the acquired pieces of air time information for each predetermined unit time, matching timings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
    Inventors: Junichi Iwatani, Hiroyuki Nakamura, Tomoaki Ogawa, Makoto Umeuchi, Shinya Otsuki, Hiroshi Sakamoto, Masayoshi Nabeshima
  • Patent number: 11985529
    Abstract: A plurality of access points configured to communicate with a subordinate wireless LAN terminal, an information collecting device configured to collect a frame respectively transmitted and received between the plurality of access points and the wireless LAN terminal, and extract information on communication quality of an access point of the plurality of access points from a header of the frame, and an information collecting server configured to acquire the information on the communication quality of the access point from the information collecting device, analyze the information to determine whether the communication quality is good or bad for each of the plurality of access points, and execute processing of externally displaying or notifying a result that is determined are included.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
    Inventors: Masayoshi Nabeshima, Hiroyuki Nakamura, Tomoaki Ogawa, Shinya Otsuki, Makoto Umeuchi, Junichi Iwatani, Hiroshi Sakamoto
  • Publication number: 20240144148
    Abstract: Provided is a technique for facilitating evaluation of a relationship between persons in work. An information processing device according to one embodiment includes: an acquisition unit that acquires an achievement value for each work representing an achievement of each work obtained when a plurality of workers is combined and allocated to the work; a calculation unit that calculates an evaluation value for each work by comparing the achievement value for each work with a reference value; a determination unit that determines quality of a relationship between the plurality of workers based on the evaluation value for each work; and a setting unit that sets, based on a result of the determination, a relationship value numerically representing the quality of the relationship between the plurality of workers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2021
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi TAKATSU, Tomoko SHIBATA, Hiroshi YOSHIDA, Masanobu SAKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20240135894
    Abstract: A panel drive circuit having an input interface to which an image signal is input, a gamma correction circuit that corrects an image processing signal generated by an image processing circuit performing image processing on the image signal input to the input interface, such that a gamma correction signal thus generated has predetermined gamma characteristics, an unevenness correction circuit that corrects the gamma correction signal generated through the correction by the gamma correction circuit, based on correction data for reducing unevenness of a display panel, and an D/A convertor that has a variable output voltage range, and performs D/A conversion on an unevenness correction signal generated through the correction by the unevenness correction circuit and outputs the signal thus generated to the display panel, and the unevenness correction circuit changes the correction method according to the output voltage range of the D/A convertor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2021
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Applicant: IIX INC.
    Inventors: Makoto HATAKENAKA, Takashi SAKAMOTO, Mitsuo HAGIWARA, Norimasa SENDA, Yoshihide MINEGISHI, Hiroshi MURASE
  • Publication number: 20240120604
    Abstract: A power supply device with enhanced safety is provided. A power supply device (100) includes secondary battery cells (1) each including a positive electrode (2) including a safety valve on one end surface of each cell, a battery holder holding the secondary battery cells (1) each including the positive electrode (2) on the one end surface thereof, and a housing (20) having a bottom surface (22), a top surface (23), and an inner space which accommodates the battery holder therein. The battery holder holds the secondary battery cells (1) upright in parallel to one another such that the positive electrode (2) on the one end surface of each cell (1) is directed vertically downward. In the housing (20), the battery holder retains the positive electrode (2) of each cell (1) spaced apart from the bottom surface (22) across a first space (SP1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2022
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Inventors: HIROSHI KONDO, TOMONORI SAKAMOTO, TAKUYA TSUTSUMI
  • Publication number: 20240112996
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes: a substrate having an obverse and a reverse face; wirings on the obverse face such as a first and a second drive wiring; a semiconductor element connected to the first and second drive wirings; a first drive conductor on the same side as the semiconductor element with respect to the substrate outside of the semiconductor element as viewed in a thickness direction and connected to the first drive wiring; a second drive conductor on the same side as the semiconductor element with respect to the substrate outside of the semiconductor element as viewed in the thickness direction and connected to the second drive wiring; and a sealing resin covering the wirings and the semiconductor element, while also covering the first and second drive conductor such that their faces opposite to the substrate in the thickness direction are exposed. The first and the second drive conductor are separated in a direction parallel to the obverse face.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2020
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Inventors: Hiroshi OJI, Hiroyuki SHINKAI, Natsuki SAKAMOTO, Naoyuki SANO
  • Publication number: 20240079222
    Abstract: A surface modifying apparatus is configured to modify a bonding surface of a substrate to be bonded to another substrate by plasma of a processing gas. The surface modifying apparatus includes a processing vessel; a measuring unit; and a controller. The processing vessel is configured to accommodate the substrate therein. The measuring unit is configured to measure a value indicating an amount of moisture in the processing vessel. The controller is configured to determine whether or not bonding strength between the substrate and the another substrate, when it is assumed that the substrate modified in the processing vessel is bonded to the another substrate, is good based on the value indicating the amount of moisture in the processing vessel measured by the measuring unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2022
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Inventors: Takashi Terada, Yuji Mimura, Hiroshi Maeda, Takuro Masuzumi, Masaru Honda, Ryoichi Sakamoto
  • Publication number: 20240079214
    Abstract: A surface modifying method of modifying a bonding surface of a substrate to be bonded to another substrate by plasma of a processing gas includes an adjusting process and a modifying process. In the adjusting process, an amount of moisture in a processing vessel is adjusted by supplying a humidified gas into the processing vessel allowed to accommodate the substrate therein. In the modifying process, the bonding surface of the substrate is modified by forming the plasma of the processing gas in the processing vessel in a state that the amount of moisture in the processing vessel is adjusted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2022
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Inventors: Yuji Mimura, Hiroshi Maeda, Takuro Masuzumi, Takashi Terada, Masaru Honda, Ryoichi Sakamoto, Takashi Fuse, Yusuke Kubota
  • Publication number: 20240071337
    Abstract: An unevenness correction data generation device suppressing the appearance of color unevenness when turning on R, G and B together includes a pattern generation unit causing red, green and blue images, in which display panel subpixels are turned on at the same gray level, to be displayed, a monochrome camera, a control unit generating first red, green and blue luminance correction data based on shooting data of the monochrome camera, a pattern generation unit causing the display panel to display a white image by causing red, green and blue images corrected with the respective luminance correction data to be displayed simultaneously, a color camera shooting the white image in color, and a control unit generating color correction data for correcting color unevenness based on shooting data of the color camera and generates unevenness correction data based on the red, green and blue luminance correction data and the color correction data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2021
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: IIX INC.
    Inventors: Makoto HATAKENAKA, Takashi SAKAMOTO, Hiroshi MURASE, Mitsuo HAGIWARA, Hideaki SUZUKI, Kazunori YOSHIZAWA
  • Patent number: 11896579
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a drug that is for treating or preventing cancer, that is effective in the treatment of cancer, and that comprises a combination of an ALK inhibitor and a VEGF inhibitor. The present invention also relates to a method for treating or preventing cancer and a method for inhibiting tumor growth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Chugai Seiyaku Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroshi Sakamoto, Toshiyuki Tsukaguchi
  • Patent number: 11889329
    Abstract: A wireless base station and a first wireless terminal include means for collecting first wireless performance information regarding wireless communication in both a downstream direction and an upstream direction and transmitting the first wireless performance information to a wireless performance measurement device. The wireless base station and a second wireless terminal include means for collecting second wireless performance information regarding wireless communication in both the downstream direction and the upstream direction and transmitting the second wireless performance information to the wireless performance measurement device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinya Otsuki, Tomoaki Ogawa, Makoto Umeuchi, Junichi Iwatani, Hiroshi Sakamoto, Masayoshi Nabeshima, Hiroyuki Nakamura
  • Patent number: 11879233
    Abstract: A work machine includes a plurality of actuators that drive a work device; a posture sensor that senses postural data about the work device; and a controller having a degree-of-proximity calculating section that computes a degree of proximity that is an index value indicating proximity between an intrusion prohibition region and the work device on the basis of positional data about the intrusion prohibition region and the postural data. A command section executes, when the proximity specified by the degree of proximity is closer than proximity specified by a degree-of-proximity threshold, operating area limiting control to decelerate at least one of the plurality of actuators such that an intrusion of the work device into the intrusion prohibition region is prevented. History of the data about the degree of proximity calculated at the degree-of-proximity calculating section is stored and the degree-of-proximity threshold is altered on the basis of the history data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: HITACHI CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryu Narikawa, Hiroshi Sakamoto, Hidekazu Moriki
  • Publication number: 20240003302
    Abstract: A compressed air supply system includes: a bleed air passage; an auxiliary compressor structure including a compressor inlet and a compressor outlet, the compressor inlet being fluidly connected to the bleed air passage; a supply passage which is fluidly connected to the compressor outlet and through which compressed air from the auxiliary compressor structure is supplied to an air cycle machine; an accessory gear box; and a continuously variable transmission structure that changes speed of rotational driving force output from the accessory gear box and rotates the auxiliary compressor structure. The continuously variable transmission structure and the auxiliary compressor structure are fixed to the accessory gear box, and the accessory gear box is fixed to the gas turbine engine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2020
    Publication date: January 4, 2024
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroaki TAKAMI, Naoya SEKOGUCHI, Katsuhiko ISHIDA, Kenta UMEZAKI, Hiroshi SAKAMOTO, Tatsuhiko GOI
  • Publication number: 20240003293
    Abstract: A compressed air supply system that extracts compressed air from a gas turbine engine and supplies the compressed air to an air conditioning pack of an airframe. The compressed air supply system includes: a low-pressure bleed air port that extracts compressed air from an upstream side of a high-pressure compressor; a high-pressure bleed air port that extracts compressed air from a downstream side of a front-stage portion of the high-pressure compressor; a main pipe extending from the low-pressure bleed air port toward the air conditioning pack; an auxiliary compressor that is located at the main pipe and increases pressure of the compressed air; a high-pressure bleed air pipe that couples the main pipe to the high-pressure bleed air port; a high-pressure bleed air valve located at the high-pressure bleed air pipe; and circuitry that opens the high-pressure bleed air valve when the circuitry determines that an insufficient pressure state occurs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2020
    Publication date: January 4, 2024
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroaki TAKAMI, Naoya SEKOGUCHI, Katsuhiko ISHIDA, Kenta UMEZAKI, Hiroshi SAKAMOTO, Tatsuhiko GOI
  • Publication number: 20230407794
    Abstract: A core engine including a core casing covering a low-pressure rotary structure and a high-pressure rotary structure and includes a passage of air flowing through the low-pressure and the high-pressure rotary structures; a fan located in front of the core engine; an inner cowl serving as an inner peripheral surface of a bypass passage that extends through the fan and bypasses the core engine; an accessory gear box that extracts power from the low-pressure or the high-pressure rotary structure and supplies the power to accessories; an auxiliary compressor attached to the accessory gear box, is driven by power of the accessory gear box, and increases pressure of compressed air extracted from the core engine; and a compressed air pipe that extends through an inside of a strut connecting the core engine and an airframe and supplies the compressed air having an increased pressure by the auxiliary compressor to the airframe.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2020
    Publication date: December 21, 2023
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroaki TAKAMI, Naoya SEKOGUCHI, Katsuhiko ISHIDA, Kenta UMEZAKI, Hiroshi SAKAMOTO, Tatsuhiko GOI
  • Publication number: 20230399111
    Abstract: A compressed air supply system of an aircraft includes: a bleed air passage through which bleed air from a gas turbine engine flows; an auxiliary compressor including a compressor inlet and a compressor outlet, the compressor inlet being fluidly connected to the bleed air passage; a supply passage which is fluidly connected to the compressor outlet and through which compressed air from the auxiliary compressor is supplied to an air system of the aircraft; a driver that rotates the auxiliary compressor; a sensor that detects pressure or temperature of the supply passage; and circuitry that controls an output rotational frequency of the driver in accordance with a detection signal of the sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2020
    Publication date: December 14, 2023
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroaki TAKAMI, Naoya SEKOGUCHI, Katsuhiko ISHIDA, Kenta UMEZAKI, Hiroshi SAKAMOTO, Tatsuhiko GOI
  • Patent number: 11840822
    Abstract: A work machine capable of assisting in an operator's operation to allow a work tool move along a design surface indicating a target shape of an object to be worked irrespectively of an angle of the design surface and a posture of a work implement is provided. A controller determines an excavation actuator in charge of an excavation action and determines an alignment actuator in charge of an alignment action for a work tool out of a plurality of actuators on the basis of the design surface set by a work execution target setting device and the posture of the work implement measured by a work implement posture/position measurement device, determines a target velocity of the excavation actuator on the basis of operation signals outputted from an operation device, and limits a target velocity of the alignment actuator in a direction in which the work tool approaches the design surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: HITACHI CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Tanaka, Hisami Nakano, Yuusuke Suzuki, Hiroshi Sakamoto
  • Patent number: 11812292
    Abstract: There are provided an information collecting device configured to collect a frame A transmitted and received between a wireless LAN base station that is an evaluation target and a wireless LAN terminal subordinate to the wireless LAN base station that is the evaluation target and a frame B transmitted and received between a wireless LAN base station that is a non-evaluation target and a wireless LAN terminal subordinate to the wireless LAN base station that is the non-evaluation target, and extract radio information on communication quality of each of the wireless LAN base stations from a header of a corresponding one of the frames A and B, and a wireless LAN communication quality estimation device configured to acquire, from the wireless LAN base station that is the evaluation target, information on the number of currently connected wireless LAN terminals, acquire, from the information collecting device, the radio information on the communication quality of each of the wireless LAN base stations, and analyze
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
    Inventors: Masayoshi Nabeshima, Shinya Otsuki, Tomoaki Ogawa, Hiroshi Sakamoto, Makoto Umeuchi, Junichi Iwatani, Hiroyuki Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20230332375
    Abstract: The invention of the present application intends to provide a work machine that can improve the work performance by keeping the work state of work equipment conforming to the intention of an operator in machine control for causing the work equipment to follow an excavation target surface. For this purpose, a controller determines the work state of the work equipment on the basis of an operation input amount inputted from an operation input device and the posture of the work equipment with respect to the target surface, computes a range of an action command value of actuators in which the work state determined is kept, and corrects, within the range, the action command value of the actuators to make the distance between the work equipment and the target surface small.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2021
    Publication date: October 19, 2023
    Inventors: Yusuke SUZUKI, Hiroaki TANAKA, Yasuhiko KANARI, Hiroshi SAKAMOTO, Teruki IGARASHI, Akihiro NARAZAKI
  • Publication number: 20230304260
    Abstract: The invention of the present application has as its object the provision of a work machine that is equipped with a function to prevent a work device thereof from going into an entry prohibited area and can satisfy both working precision and working efficiency of the work device. A controller is therefore configured to start work range limiting control to decelerate or stop an action of a machine main body or the work device when a distance between a monitor point set beforehand on the work device and the entry prohibited area decreases to a first distance, to end the work range limiting control when the distance between the monitor point and the entry prohibited area increases to a second distance greater than the first distance, and to change the second distance according to an operation amount of an operation device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2021
    Publication date: September 28, 2023
    Inventors: Hiroaki TANAKA, Yusuke SUZUKI, Akihiro NARAZAKI, Yasuhiko KANARI, Hiroshi SAKAMOTO