Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Sato

Hiroshi 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: 20200370165
    Abstract: A laminate that improves barrier properties of an atomic layer deposition film in spite of use of a substrate made of a polymer material, and provides a gas barrier film and a method of producing the same. The laminate includes: a substrate made a polymer material; an undercoat layer disposed on at least part of a surface of the substrate and made up of an inorganic material containing Ta; and an atomic layer deposition film disposed so as to cover a surface of the undercoat layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2020
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Applicant: TOPPAN PRINTING CO.,LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi KOYAMA, Jin SATO, Mitsuru KANO
  • Patent number: 10843467
    Abstract: There is provided a liquid ejecting apparatus including: a print head having an ejection opening surface on which an ejection opening array for ejecting a liquid is provided in a first direction; a cap unit for protecting the ejection opening array; a moving unit configured to relatively move the print head and the cap unit; a first positioning portion for locating the print head and the cap unit in a first relative position where the print head and the cap unit come into contact with each other; and a second positioning portion for locating the print head and the cap unit in a second relative position where the print head and the cap unit come into contact with each other, the second relative position being different from the first relative position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroshi Nakai, Noriko Sato, Yoshinori Nakagawa, Takatoshi Nakano, Atsushi Takahashi, Takuya Fukasawa
  • Patent number: 10846548
    Abstract: A video recording apparatus includes an object detection unit that detects an object from an input video image; a feature amount extraction unit that extracts a feature amount of the object detected from the input video image; a correction unit that corrects the input video image; and a recording unit that, when the object is detected, records the video image corrected and the feature amount extracted in association with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Hiroshi Sato
  • Publication number: 20200365639
    Abstract: A deformation of a stacked lens is suppressed. A stacked lens structure has a configuration in which substrates with lenses having a lens disposed on an inner side of a through-hole formed in the substrate are bonded and stacked by direct bonding. The present technique can be applied to a camera module or the like in which a stacked lens structure in which at least three substrates with lenses including first to third substrates with lenses which are substrates with lenses in which a through-hole is formed in the substrate and a lens is formed on an inner side of the through-hole is integrated with a light receiving element, for example.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyasu MATSUGAI, Hiroyuki ITOU, Suguru SAITO, Keiji OHSHIMA, Masanori IWASAKI, Toshihiko HAYASHI, Shuzo SATO, Nobutoshi FUJII, Hiroshi TAZAWA, Toshiaki SHIRAIWA, Minoru ISHIDA
  • Patent number: 10835141
    Abstract: A wearable electrode includes: a garment including an outer member and a backing member configured to cover at least a part of an inner surface of the outer member; and an electrode unit configured to come into contact with a living body clothed in the garment to acquire a biological signal emitted by the living body and attached to an opposite side of the backing member from the outer member, and a core wire which can be inserted into an accommodation section formed in the electrode unit. The outer member and the backing member are connected to a part other than a part of the backing member, to which the electrode unit is attached.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shingo Tsukada, Nahoko Kasai, Koji Sumitomo, Hiroshi Nakashima, Masanobu Sato, Toru Arakane, Yuri Hamano, Takashi Teshigawara
  • Patent number: 10833184
    Abstract: A semiconductor device substrate including: a substrate; a buffer layer which is provided on the substrate and made of a nitride semiconductor; and a device active layer which is formed of a nitride semiconductor layer provided on the buffer layer, the semiconductor device substrate in that the buffer layer includes: a first region which contains carbon and iron; a second region which is provided on the first region and has average concentration of iron lower than that in the first region and average concentration of carbon higher than that in the first region, and the average concentration of the carbon in the second region is lower than the average concentration of the iron in the first region. The semiconductor device substrate which can suppress a transverse leak current in a high-temperature operation of a device while suppressing a longitudinal leak current and can inhibit a current collapse phenomenon is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignees: SANKEN ELECTRIC CO., LTD., SHIN-ETSU HANDOTAI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ken Sato, Hiroshi Shikauchi, Masaru Shinomiya, Keitaro Tsuchiya, Kazunori Hagimoto
  • Publication number: 20200347082
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a method capable of producing a tetraalkoxysilane with a high energy efficiency and with a high yield. The present invention provides a method for producing a tetraalkoxysilane, the method including: a first step of reacting an alcohol with a silicon oxide; and a second step of bringing a vaporized component of the reaction mixture obtained in the first step into contact with a molecular sieve.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 25, 2018
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Norihisa FUKAYA, Seong-Jib CHOI, Jun-Chul CHOI, Toshio HORIKOSHI, Sho KATAOKA, Thuy NGUYEN, Kazuhiko SATO, Minoru HASEGAWA, Hiroshi KUMAI
  • Publication number: 20200348545
    Abstract: An object is to provide an optical element in which a wavelength dependence of refraction of transmitted light is small, and a light guide element including the optical element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi SATO, Yukito SAITOH
  • Patent number: 10826045
    Abstract: A battery wiring module that can improve workability when covers are to be opened. A cover includes a cover body portion coupled to a housing so as to be pivotable between a closed position and an open position, and a cover lock portion locked to a housing lock portion when the cover body portion is at the closed position. The housing lock portion includes an elastic piece located so as to face an outer surface of a fourth wall portion of the wiring housing portion, and is elastically deformable in a direction away from and a direction toward the fourth wall portion, and a lock protrusion that protrudes from the elastic piece in the direction toward the fourth wall portion. The cover lock portion is locked to the lock protrusion in the state of being inserted between the fourth wall portion and the elastic piece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD
    Inventors: Hiroshi Sato, Ryota Mori
  • Publication number: 20200344879
    Abstract: A circuit board includes: an insulating layer having at least a part formed of an insulating resin; and an electrode pad embedded in the insulating layer and having a neck formed on an outer side surface, the neck being held in contact with the insulating resin of the insulating layer. The electrode pad includes: a first conductor layer having an end surface exposed from one surface of the insulating layer; and a second conductor layer formed on the first conductor layer and having a grain boundary density different from a grain boundary density of the first conductor layer. The neck is formed in a region of the outer side surface, the region corresponding to a boundary part between the first conductor layer and the second conductor layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Keigo Sato, Hiroshi Taneda, Noriyoshi Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10818717
    Abstract: A deformation of a stacked lens is suppressed. A stacked lens structure has a configuration in which substrates with lenses having a lens disposed on an inner side of a through-hole formed in the substrate are bonded and stacked by direct bonding. The present technique can be applied to a camera module or the like in which a stacked lens structure in which at least three substrates with lenses including first to third substrates with lenses which are substrates with lenses in which a through-hole is formed in the substrate and a lens is formed on an inner side of the through-hole is integrated with a light receiving element, for example.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyasu Matsugai, Hiroyuki Itou, Suguru Saito, Keiji Ohshima, Masanori Iwasaki, Toshihiko Hayashi, Shuzo Sato, Nobutoshi Fujii, Hiroshi Tazawa, Toshiaki Shiraiwa, Minoru Ishida
  • Patent number: 10818691
    Abstract: A semiconductor memory device includes a conducting layer and an insulating layer that are disposed above a semiconductor substrate, a plurality of pillars that extend in a direction which crosses a surface of the semiconductor substrate, and a plate that is disposed between the plurality of pillars and extends in the same direction as the pillars. A surface of the plate, which faces the pillars, has convex portions and non-convex portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshifumi Minami, Atsuhiro Sato, Keisuke Yonehama, Yasuyuki Baba, Hiroshi Shinohara, Hideyuki Kamata, Teppei Higashitsuji
  • Patent number: 10818887
    Abstract: The present invention provides a power storage device capable of preventing deterioration of sealability even when a pulling force is applied to a casing and having high safety and excellent durability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignees: Honda Motor Co., Ltd., ELIIY Power Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomoya Makabe, Takeshi Yanagisawa, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Masaharu Nakamori, Hideyuki Sugiyama, Hiroshi Sato, Takeshi Sawada, Kazutoshi Miyauchi
  • Publication number: 20200331234
    Abstract: Provided is a laminate for a non-aqueous secondary battery that, in transfer of a functional layer onto a substrate for a non-aqueous secondary battery, enables easy peeling of the functional layer from a releasable substrate while also enabling good adhesion of the functional layer to the substrate for a non-aqueous secondary battery. The laminate for a non-aqueous secondary battery includes a releasable substrate and a functional layer containing a binder. The functional layer is formed in a dotted form on a surface A at one side of the releasable substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2018
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicant: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuhiro WAKIZAKA, Masanobu SATO, Hiroshi KOGA, Kouichirou MAEDA
  • Publication number: 20200326579
    Abstract: An object is to provide an optical element in which a wavelength dependence of reflection is small, a light guide element including the optical element, and an image display device including the light guide element. The optical element includes a plurality of cholesteric liquid crystal layers having different selective reflection center wavelengths, in which the cholesteric liquid crystal layer has a liquid crystal alignment pattern in which a direction of an optical axis derived from a liquid crystal compound changes while continuously rotating in at least one in-plane direction, and in a case where a length over which the optical axis rotates by 180° in the in-plane direction is set as a single period, a permutation of lengths of selective reflection center wavelengths and a permutation of lengths of the single periods match each other in the cholesteric liquid crystal layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi SATO, Yukito SAITOH, Katsumi SASATA
  • Publication number: 20200326462
    Abstract: An object is to provide an optical element that is thin and can gather and reflect light in a specific wavelength range in a predetermined direction, and a sensor including the above-described optical element. The optical element includes a cholesteric liquid crystal layer, in which the cholesteric liquid crystal layer has a liquid crystal alignment pattern in which a direction of an optical axis derived from a liquid crystal compound changes while continuously rotating in at least one in-plane direction, and in a case where a length over which the direction of the optical axis rotates by 180° in the in-plane direction in which the direction of the optical axis changes while continuously rotating is set as a single period, the cholesteric liquid crystal layer has in-plane regions having different lengths of the single periods in the liquid crystal alignment pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Yujiro YANAI, Michio NAGAI, Hiroshi SATO
  • Patent number: 10801432
    Abstract: An engine control device is provided, which includes an oxidation catalyst provided in an exhaust passage to oxidize unburned fuel within exhaust gas, a NOx catalyst provided integrally with or downstream of the oxidation catalyst, a PM filter provided in the exhaust passage downstream of the oxidation catalyst to capture fine particulate matter within the exhaust gas, a fuel injector, and a controller. When the particulate matter is accumulated by a given amount, the controller starts a PM filter regeneration control to remove the particulate matter, and after this control is started and when the accumulation amount decreases by a given amount, the controller starts a NOx catalyst regeneration control to switch between a first state in which an air-fuel ratio of the exhaust gas is a stoichiometric air-fuel ratio or less and a second state in which the air-fuel ratio is higher than the stoichiometric air-fuel ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Mazda Motor Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Nishimura, Hiroshi Hayashibara, Goro Tsuboi, Hiroshi Yamada, Yoshiyuki Sato, Yoshio Mizuta
  • Publication number: 20200321089
    Abstract: Provided is a technology that enables biological information relating to a subject to be processed appropriately and independently of on the subject. A biological information processing device according to the present embodiment includes a storage device, an estimation unit, an acquisition unit, and a correction unit. The storage unit stores biological information relating to a specified subject for a unit period including a plurality of times. The estimation unit estimates variable characteristics of the biological information based on the stored biological information relating to the specified subject. The acquisition unit acquires the biological information relating to the specified subject together with information indicating a measurement time of the biological information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroshi NAKAJIMA, Hirotaka WADA, Hironori SATO, Taiji YOSHIKAWA, Tamio UEDA
  • Publication number: 20200315549
    Abstract: An information processing device according to one aspect of the present invention includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire user data including physiological indicator data that are measurement data relating to a physiological indicator of a user and position data that are measurement data relating to a position of the user, a time identification unit configured to identify a time when fluctuations in the physiological indicator satisfying a predetermined condition have occurred, based on the physiological indicator data, a position identification unit configured to identify a position where the user has been present at the identified time, based on the position data, and an observed region determination unit configured to determine a local region including the identified position as an observed region for performing an attention alert relating to an occurrence of fluctuations in the physiological indicator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroshi USUI, Hironori SATO, Kosuke INOUE, Yasushi MATSUOKA
  • Patent number: 10793721
    Abstract: Provided are (1) a hydrophilic treatment coating composition containing a compound that contains a radical reactive functional group and a sulfonic acid alkali metal salt group, a radical polymerization initiator, and a polar compatibilizer, (2) a hydrophilic treatment coating composition containing a silane coupling agent that contains a radical reactive functional group, a compound that contains a radical reactive functional group and a sulfonic acid alkali metal salt group, a radical polymerization initiator, and a polar compatibilizer, (3) a hydrophilic treatment coating composition containing a compound that contains a functional group that reacts with a reactive functional group of a silane coupling agent in a surface layer, and a sulfonic acid (alkali metal salt) group, and a polar compatibilizer, and (4) a hydrophilic treatment coating composition containing a silane coupling agent that contains a reactive functional group, a compound that contains a functional group that reacts with the reactive func
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignees: Lixil Corporation, Nippon Paint Automotive Coatings Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshihito Okumura, Yusuke Sato, Hiroshi Kakehi, Hirotsugu Mano, Akira Kamitani