Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Sekiguchi

Hiroshi Sekiguchi 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: 20190174031
    Abstract: To provide a user-friendly electronic device, the electronic device includes: a first unit including a first operation unit; a second unit attachable to/detachable from the first unit; and a control unit configured to make presentation of the first operation unit in a state where the first unit and the second unit are attached to each other different from presentation of the first operation unit in a state where the first unit and the second unit are detached from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2019
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kaoru YOSHINO, Hiroshi KASAI, Tomoyuki SASHIMA, Mayuko ITO, Kaori TSURUTA, Masakazu SEKIGUCHI, Hiroshi KAMEHARA, Yu MURAKOSHI
  • Publication number: 20190156476
    Abstract: An image analysis method for generating data indicating a tumorigenic state of an image of a tissue or a cell. The image analysis method is an image analysis method for analyzing an image of a tissue or a cell using a deep learning algorithm of a neural network structure, analysis data are generated from the analysis target image including a tissue or cell to be analyzed, the analysis data are input to the deep learning algorithm, and data indicating the tumorigenic state of tissues or cells in the analysis target image are generated by the depth learning algorithm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicants: National Cancer Center, SYSMEX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Yoshida, Yosuke Sekiguchi, Kazumi Hakamada, Yuki Aihara, Kohei Yamada, Kanako Masumoto, Krupali Jain
  • Patent number: 10256483
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a fuel cell assembly includes: arranging an end face of a gas diffusion layer on a placement jig in a state abutting an end face of a resin frame; melting a part of the frame member and causing to penetrate into the gas diffusion layer by pressurizing the projecting part by way of a heat-transfer member, and heating the projecting part via the heat-transfer member by abutting a heating member against of the heat-transfer member; and solidifying the part of the resin frame having penetrated into the gas diffusion layer, in which an abutting position of the heating member relative to the heat transfer member is set in the melting step so that a central axis of the heating member is positioned more to a side of the gas diffusion layer than the central axis of the projecting part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo Uozumi, Hiroshi Sekiguchi
  • Publication number: 20180329122
    Abstract: A display device comprised by being provided with: an image source for emitting image light; a lens for enlarging the image light and emitting the image light to the viewer side; and an optical sheet disposed between the image source and the lens or on the viewer side of the lens, wherein the optical sheet comprises at least two or more layers, a plurality of convex shapes are formed at interfaces between the layers, a difference ?n in refractive index between the layers adjacent to each other satisfies 0.005??n?0.1, a half-value angle ? of the optical sheet satisfies 0.05°???0.2°, and a diffusion angle ? of the optical sheet at which a maximum brightness becomes 1/20 satisfies ??5×?.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2016
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicant: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro GOTO, Hiroshi SEKIGUCHI, Yu MORIOKA
  • Publication number: 20170322417
    Abstract: A semi-transmissive reflection sheet (20) includes: a first optical shape layer (22) including unit optical shapes (30); and a second optical shape layer (23) laminated on the first optical shape layer from a side of a surface formed by the unit optical shapes. The unit optical shape has: a first surface (30a) that is inclined with respect to a light emergent side surface (23b) of the second optical shape layer, the light emergent side surface being opposed to the first optical shape layer; and a second surface (30b) that is not parallel to the light emergent side surface. A reflection layer (25) that reflects at least a part of image light traveling in the semi-transmissive reflection sheet is provided on the first surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2015
    Publication date: November 9, 2017
    Applicant: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi SEKIGUCHI, Masahiro GOTO, Kazunobu OGAWA
  • Publication number: 20170222234
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a fuel cell assembly includes: arranging an end face of a gas diffusion layer on a placement jig in a state abutting an end face of a resin frame; melting a part of the frame member and causing to penetrate into the gas diffusion layer by pressurizing the projecting part by way of a heat-transfer member, and heating the projecting part via the heat-transfer member by abutting a heating member against of the heat-transfer member; and solidifying the part of the resin frame having penetrated into the gas diffusion layer, in which an abutting position of the heating member relative to the heat transfer member is set in the melting step so that a central axis of the heating member is positioned more to a side of the gas diffusion layer than the central axis of the projecting part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2017
    Publication date: August 3, 2017
    Inventors: Ryo Uozumi, Hiroshi Sekiguchi
  • Patent number: 9551824
    Abstract: A light guide plate has a light exit surface, a back surface opposed to the light exit surface, and a light entrance surface consisting of at least part of a side surface. The light guide plate also has a body portion, and a light exit-side layer formed from an ionizing radiation curable resin. The light exit-side layer includes an optical element portion which defines the light exit surface. The optical element portion includes unit shaped elements arranged in one direction intersecting a light guide direction, each unit shaped element extending linearly in a direction intersecting the one direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2017
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Yamamoto, Hiroshi Sekiguchi, Masahiro Goto, Keiji Kashima
  • Patent number: 9453958
    Abstract: A light guide plate includes an extracting light guide layer having a pair of main surfaces. The extracting light guide layer includes a base portion having a pair of main surfaces, and a plurality of light diffusing portions provided in the base portion. The light guide plate can obscure extracting elements for extracting light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2016
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masahiro Goto, Hiroshi Sekiguchi
  • Patent number: 9217821
    Abstract: A light guide plate includes a body portion, and a plurality of unit shaped elements defining a light exit surface and arranged on one-side surface of the body portion side by side in an arrangement direction intersecting a light guide direction. Each unit shaped element extends in a direction intersecting the arrangement direction. A light exit surface angle ?a, which is the angle of the contour of each unit shaped element with respect to the one-side surface, is more than 10° and not more than 30° in a zone of the contour of each unit shaped element, the width of the zone along the arrangement direction being not less than 35% and not more than 70% of the full width of the unit shaped element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2015
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masahiro Goto, Hiroshi Sekiguchi, Hiroshi Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 9188721
    Abstract: An optical module includes a polarizing plate and a light emitter disposed in a position facing the polarizing plate. The polarizing plate includes a polarizer and a protective film joined to the polarizer. The protective film has a light control function that changes the traveling direction of light. The light emitter is disposed in a position directly facing the protective film of the polarizing plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Eiji Asano, Akiko Tomita, Daijiro Kodama, Masahiro Goto, Hiroshi Sekiguchi, Hiroshi Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 9182530
    Abstract: A light guide plate includes a body portion, first unit optical elements extending on the body portion in the light guide direction, and second unit optical elements disposed in between the first unit optical elements on the body portion. The width of each first unit optical element gradually decreases from that at the center to that at each end in the light guide direction. The ratio of the height to the width in each first unit optical element at the center is higher than the ratio of the height to the width in each second unit optical element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2015
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masahiro Goto, Hiroshi Sekiguchi, Hiroshi Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 9041405
    Abstract: A condition estimation device includes a voltage measurement circuit, memory, and a controller. The voltage measurement circuit measures an open circuit voltage (OCV) of an electric storage device. The memory is configured to store first information on a correlation between a positive electrode potential and an electric storage capacity and second information on a correlation between a negative electrode potential and an electric storage capacity. The controller is configured to: measure an OCV under charge or discharge; calculate an electric storage capacity of the electric storage device having the OCV equal to a reference voltage; correct at least one of the first information and the second information such that a potential difference at the calculated capacity is equal to the reference voltage; and generate an OCV characteristic based on the first and the second information after the at least one of the first and the second information is corrected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: GS Yuasa International Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichi Sejima, Yoshihiko Mizuta, Masashi Nakamura, Hiroshi Sekiguchi, Hidefumi Hasegawa, Shinya Kitano
  • Publication number: 20150003105
    Abstract: A light guide plate (30) includes an extracting light guide layer (40) having a pair of main surfaces (41a, 41b). The extracting light guide layer (40) includes a base portion (45) having a pair of main surfaces (46a, 46b), and a plurality of light diffusing portions (50) provided in the base portion. The light guide plate (30) can obscure extracting elements for extracting light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2014
    Publication date: January 1, 2015
    Inventors: Masahiro GOTO, Hiroshi SEKIGUCHI
  • Patent number: 8848136
    Abstract: The present invention provides a display device which can ensure a large viewing angle while maintaining high light source energy use efficiency. The display device 10, which outputs light emitted from a light source 25 to an observer side in a form of an image, comprises: a light guide plate 21 which has a light output face, a back face, and a side face positioned between the light output face and the back face; a light source 25 which emits light to the side face of the light guide plate; an optical sheet 30 disposed on the observer side of the light guide plate; a liquid crystal panel 15 disposed on the observer side of the optical sheet; and a device 40 for enlarging a view disposed on the observer side of the liquid crystal panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masahiro Gotou, Hiroshi Sekiguchi, Hiroshi Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 8807775
    Abstract: An array-type display apparatus includes display devices each including a display section and a non-display area located around the display section, and transparent plates disposed on the viewer side. Each transparent plate has: a light exit-side deflection portion, provided in a position corresponding to the non-display area, for allowing at least part of light from the display section to exit the transparent plate in the front direction of the display section; and corner deflection portions, provided at the corners of the viewer-side surface, for allowing at least part of light that has passed through the transparent plate to exit it in the front direction. The width of the light exit-side deflection portion is larger than the width of the non-display area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 19, 2014
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Sekiguchi, Masahiro Goto, Katsunori Takahashi
  • Patent number: 8797480
    Abstract: A light guide plate includes a body portion, and a plurality of unit shaped elements defining a light exit surface and arranged on one-side surface of the body portion side by side in an arrangement direction intersecting a light guide direction. Each unit shaped element extends in a direction intersecting the arrangement direction. A light exit surface angle ?a, which is the angle of the contour of each unit shaped element with respect to the one-side surface, is more than 10° and not more than 30° in a zone of the contour of each unit shaped element, the width of the zone along the arrangement direction being not less than 35% and not more than 70% of the full width of the unit shaped element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2014
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masahiro Goto, Hiroshi Sekiguchi, Hiroshi Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20140211127
    Abstract: A light guide plate includes a body portion, and a plurality of unit shaped elements defining a light exit surface and arranged on one-side surface of the body portion side by side in an arrangement direction intersecting a light guide direction. Each unit shaped element extends in a direction intersecting the arrangement direction. A light exit surface angle ?a, which is the angle of the contour of each unit shaped element with respect to the one-side surface, is more than 10° and not more than 30° in a zone of the contour of each unit shaped element, the width of the zone along the arrangement direction being not less than 35% and not more than 70% of the full width of the unit shaped element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2014
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro GOTO, Hiroshi SEKIGUCHI, Hiroshi YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20140184810
    Abstract: An inspection system includes a CIGS camera configured to generate a visible light image and an infrared light image of an inspection object by imaging visible light and infrared light simultaneously on the same optical axis using a CIGS image sensor, and an inspection apparatus configured to inspect the inspection object based on the visible light image and the infrared light image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2013
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicant: ROHM CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroshi SEKIGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20140104712
    Abstract: An array-type display apparatus includes display devices each including a display section and a non-display area located around the display section, and transparent plates disposed on the viewer side. Each transparent plate has: a light exit-side deflection portion, provided in a position corresponding to the non-display area, for allowing at least part of light from the display section to exit the transparent plate in the front direction of the display section; and corner deflection portions, provided at the corners of the viewer-side surface, for allowing at least part of light that has passed through the transparent plate to exit it in the front direction. The width of the light exit-side deflection portion is larger than the width of the non-display area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2013
    Publication date: April 17, 2014
    Applicant: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Hiroshi Sekiguchi, Masahiro Goto, Katsunori Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20140100803
    Abstract: A power estimation device for estimating at least one of chargeable power and dischargeable power of an electric storage device, the power estimation device includes a memory unit and a processing unit. The memory unit stores a reference power value. The processing unit is configured to perform: a condition determination process to determine whether a condition of the electric storage device is a voltage limit condition or a current limit condition; a first power estimation process to estimate chargeable/dischargeable power by multiplying the reference power value by a first correction factor if the condition of the electric storage device is the current limit condition; and a second power estimation process to estimate chargeable/dischargeable power by multiplying the reference power value by a second correction factor that is different from the first correction factor if the condition of the electric storage device is the voltage limit condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2013
    Publication date: April 10, 2014
    Applicant: GS Yuasa International Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi SEKIGUCHI, Masashi NAKAMURA