Patents by Inventor Hitoshi Sato

Hitoshi 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).

  • Patent number: 10440270
    Abstract: Image pickup apparatus includes imaging control circuit, keystone correction circuit, and composite circuit. Imaging control circuit acquires plurality of first images corresponding to subject image formed on imaging plane by image pickup optical system by causing imaging element to execute exposure plurality of times in accordance with imaging instruction. Keystone correction circuit corrects keystone distortion occurring in each first image due to change of attitude of body, by keystone correction based on tilt angle corresponding to each first image, and the optical characteristic, thereby generating plurality second images. Composite circuit generates third image by compositing second images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Sato, Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Takanori Fukuda
  • Publication number: 20190305465
    Abstract: A connector unit includes a connector cap and a camera-side cable connector. The connector cap includes a connection portion that movably connects the connector cap to the camera-side cable connector. The camera-side cable connector includes a first groove in which a protruding section of the connection portion is movably disposed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: TADAHIKO SATO, YAN QIAN, HITOSHI AOKI
  • Publication number: 20190304688
    Abstract: A dielectric membrane may be exposed to an acid solution such as hydrochloric acid, nitric acid, or sulfuric acid during a wet process after membrane formation. The inventors have newly found that when a dielectric membrane includes Ca having a lower ionization tendency than Ba and Zr having a lower ionization tendency than Ti in a main component of a metal oxide expressed by a general formula (Ba, Ca)(Ti, Zr)O3 and satisfies at least one of degree of orientation of (100) plane>degree of orientation of (110) plane and degree of orientation of (111) plane>degree of orientation of (110) plane in a membrane thickness direction, the dielectric membrane is less likely to be damaged during a wet process, and the resistance to a wet process is improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Saori TAKAHASHI, Masahito FURUKAWA, Masamitsu HAEMORI, Hiroki UCHIYAMA, Wakiko SATO, Hitoshi SAITA
  • Publication number: 20190270606
    Abstract: A sheet-feeding system includes a holding part which holds an end portion of a sheet, a nozzle part for discharging an adhesive agent for joining sheets to each other, and a nozzle moving unit which supports the nozzle part such that the nozzle part is made movable within a region including both temporarily holding parts, in which when a sheet joining condition is established where a remaining amount of the sheet on one original sheet roll becomes equal to or below a predetermined remaining amount, an end portion of the sheet on the other original sheet roll is conveyed to the temporarily holding part by the holding part and, thereafter, the nozzle part is moved to the temporarily holding part, and the adhesive agent is discharged to the end portion of the sheet from the nozzle part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2017
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Applicant: ZUIKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hitoshi SATO, Yosuke NISHIMURA
  • Publication number: 20190270472
    Abstract: An automatic guided vehicle according to one aspect of the present invention moves a trolley including a trolley body, wheels attached to the trolley body, and a section to be connected which is provided on the lower surface of the trolley body. The automatic guided vehicle is provided with: a vehicle body; drive wheels attached to the vehicle body; and a connection mechanism which is connected to the trolley, wherein the connection mechanism includes a connecting section disposed on an upper side of the upper surface of the vehicle body so as to be movable horizontally in a first direction, and includes a drive apparatus which moves the connecting section in the first direction and connects the connecting section to the section to be connected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2017
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Applicant: NIDEC-SHIMPO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro AKAMATSU, Hiroki AKAMATSU, Norio DEGUCHI, Syunta SATO, Hitoshi INOUE
  • Patent number: 10399149
    Abstract: A composite polycrystal contains polycrystalline diamond formed of diamond grains that are directly bonded mutually, and non-diamond carbon dispersed in the polycrystalline diamond, and has a concentration of contained hydrogen of greater than 1000 ppm and less than or equal to 20000 ppm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Sumiya, Takeshi Sato
  • Patent number: 10391000
    Abstract: A holding region includes opposite skirt portions in a revolution direction of a holding pad each of which has at least opposite ends in a specific direction that extend along a first curve when the holding pad is at a first revolution position. The holding region includes a second area bearing on at least part of one side portion and at least part of the other side portion in a revolution direction of the holding pad when the holding pad is at a second revolution position that extends along a second curve. A delivery side holding region includes opposite side portions in the specific direction each of which has at least opposite ends in a rotational direction, each end being formed with a first recess. The first recess having a bottom surface that extends along an arc of the first curve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: ZUIKO CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hitoshi Sato
  • Patent number: 10398027
    Abstract: A wiring board includes: a wiring structure including: a first insulating layer; a first wiring layer formed on a bottom surface of the first insulating layer; and a protective insulating layer which covers the bottom surface of the first insulating layer and has a first opening; and a support base member bonded to the protective insulating layer with an adhesive layer and has a second opening. A diameter of the second opening at a position between the top surface and the bottom surface of the support base member in a thickness direction of the support base member is smaller than a diameter of the second opening at the top surface of the support base member and a diameter of the second opening at the bottom surface of the support base member, and smaller than a diameter of the first opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: SHINKO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Oshima, Junji Sato, Hitoshi Kondo, Katsuya Fukase
  • Publication number: 20190256314
    Abstract: When a remaining amount of a sheet on one original sheet roll is equal to or less than a predetermined remaining amount, a pair of holding pads is brought into a first posture where holding surfaces are opened, and the holding surface of one holding pad is pressed to a joining end portion from the outside of the original sheet roll in a radial direction of the other original sheet roll. Further, the holding pad is moved such that the joining end portion is separated toward the outside of the original sheet roll in the radial direction. Further, the posture of the pair of holding pads is changed into a second posture where the holding surfaces approach each other, and the joining end portion is conveyed to a joining part in a state where the joining end portion is sandwiched between the holding surfaces of the pair of holding pads.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2017
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventors: Hitoshi SATO, Yosuke NISHIMURA
  • Patent number: 10386717
    Abstract: An imprint method includes: placing a light-curable composition on a workpiece substrate (placement); bringing the light-curable composition and a mold into contact with each other an atmosphere of a condensable gas (contact); aligning the mold and the workpiece substrate (alignment); irradiating the light-curable composition with light to obtain a light-cured composition (irradiation); and separating the light-cured composition and the mold from each other after the irradiation (release). The film thickness of the light-curable composition during the alignment is 20% or more greater than that of the light-cured composition after the release.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Toshiki Ito, Takashi Yoshida, Hitoshi Sato, Youji Kawasaki, Akiko Iimura, Keiji Yamashita, Takehiko Ueno
  • Patent number: 10374849
    Abstract: The present technology relates to a signal processing apparatus and method which can suppress increase in power consumption. In an aspect of the present technology, control data, which is for controlling frequency modulation to a carrier signal using digital data to be transmitted, and for suppressing a time average of a fluctuation amount of a frequency modulation amount more than a case of controlling the frequency modulation to the carrier signal using the digital data is generated, the frequency modulation is performed to the carrier signal on the basis of the generated control data, and the carrier signal to which the frequency modulation is performed is transmitted as a transmission signal. The present technology can be applied to, for example, a signal processing apparatus, a transmission apparatus, a reception apparatus, a communication apparatus, or an electronic apparatus having a transmission function, a reception function, or a communication function, or a computer which controls these.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Seiji Kobayashi, Toshiyuki Hiroi, Katsuyuki Tanaka, Tamotsu Ikeda, Hitoshi Tomiyama, Makoto Sato, Hiroyuki Mita
  • Publication number: 20190225604
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound having the basic structure shown by Formula (I) in which the indole ring and the pyrazolopyridine structure is bound through a substituent, a salt thereof or a solvate of either the compound or a salt of the compound, as well as a preventative agent or a therapeutic agent for non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (Type 2 diabetes) or obesity containing such compound, salt or solvate as an active ingredient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: Chugai Seiyaku Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hitoshi YOSHINO, Satoshi TSUCHIYA, Atsushi MATSUO, Tsutomu SATO, Masahiro NISHIMOTO, Kyoko OGURI, Hiroko OGAWA, Yoshikazu NISHIMURA, Yoshiyuki FURUTA, Hirotaka KASHIWAGI, Nobuyuki HORI, Takuma KAMON, Takuya SHIRAISHI, Shoshin YOSHIDA, Takahiro KAWAI, Satoshi TANIDA, Masahide AOKI
  • Patent number: 10349627
    Abstract: A detection device is retained in the rumen of a cow by being orally administered to the cow, and detects the state of the inside of the rumen. The detection device wirelessly transmits measured values of the rumen pH as detection results. A monitoring unit (receiver and monitoring server) acquires information transmitted from the detection device, and monitors the state of the inside of the rumen. The detection device is configured to be recoverable orally from the rumen of the cow. The operating conditions of the detection device are recorded in the detection device ahead of time, and can be updated by means of a wireless signal transmitted from a setting unit to the detection device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: INCORPORATED NATIONAL UNIVERISTY IWATE UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Shigeru Sato, Hitoshi Mizuguchi, Kazunori Ito, Yasuo Okita
  • Patent number: 10343428
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes a first and a second housing parts, a printing part, and a conveying part which includes a holding part that holds a first paper sheet and a second paper sheet in an overlapped state and respectively pulled out from a first paper roll and a second paper roll, and conveys the first paper sheet out of the first paper sheet and the second paper sheet held by the holding part to the printing part. The holding part includes a contacting member contacting the second paper sheet out of the first paper sheet and the second paper sheet in an overlapped state, and an opposing member arranged opposing the contacting member and contacting the first paper sheet. A first frictional force between the contacting member and the second paper sheet is larger than a second frictional force between the opposing member and the first paper sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Nippon Primex Inc.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Sato, Manabu Omori
  • Publication number: 20190207279
    Abstract: Provided is a battery pack including: a first battery group in which a plurality of storage batteries having a battery can side surface and a battery can bottom surface linked to the battery can side surface are laminated so that the battery can side surfaces face each other; a second battery group in which a plurality of storage batteries having a battery can side surface and a battery can bottom surface linked to the battery can side surface are laminated so that the battery can side surfaces are face each other; and a case housing the first battery group and the second battery group, wherein the facing surfaces of the first battery group and the second battery group are directly or indirectly thermally connected to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Masanari ODA, Hirofumi TAKAHASHI, Shigeki MAKINO, Wataru SATO, Hitoshi NISHIMORI
  • Patent number: 10340505
    Abstract: A method for producing an electrode laminate having a current collector layer, an active material layer and a solid electrolyte layer includes applying an active material slurry onto a surface of the current collector to form an active material slurry layer, and applying an electrolyte slurry onto a surface of the active material slurry layer to form an electrolyte slurry layer. The active material slurry contains butyl butyrate and heptane, the electrolyte slurry contains butyl butyrate or contains butyl butyrate and heptane, and the mass % concentration of heptane in a dispersion medium in the active material slurry layer is higher than the mass % concentration of heptane in a dispersion medium in the electrolyte slurry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Inoue, Hitoshi Sato, Hiroki Kubo
  • Patent number: 10340214
    Abstract: A carrier base material-added wiring substrate includes a wiring substrate and a carrier base material. The wiring substrate includes an insulation layer, a wiring layer arranged on a lower surface of the insulation layer, and a solder resist layer that covers the lower surface of the insulation layer and includes an opening that exposes a portion of the wiring layer as an external connection terminal. The carrier base material is adhered by an adhesive layer to the solder resist layer. The carrier base material includes an opening that is in communication with the opening of the solder resist layer and exposes the external connection terminal. The opening of the carrier base material has a diameter that is smaller than that of the opening of the solder resist layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: SHINKO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Junji Sato, Hitoshi Kondo, Katsuya Fukase
  • Patent number: 10338627
    Abstract: A vehicle interior structure includes a pedal-backward-preventive bracket against which a supporting portion of a control panel abuts when the control pedal controlled by a foot of a driver moves backward, the pedal-backward-preventive bracket being fixed to an instrumental panel support member extending in a vehicle width direction, a mount bracket on which a head-up display is mounted, the mount bracket being fixed to the instrumental panel support member, and a load transfer portion that is provided between the pedal-backward-preventive bracket and the mount bracket to transfer a rearward load input to the pedal-backward-preventive bracket to the mount bracket via the supporting portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shunsuke Nobuoka, Chikara Sato, Ryosuke Matsuo, Hitoshi Ochimizu, Ryo Oyama
  • Publication number: 20190198232
    Abstract: In a multilayer coil component, a ferrite element body includes a first element body portion and a second element body portion adjacent to each other in an axial direction of the multilayer coil, in which a dielectric constant of the second element body portion is lower than a dielectric constant of the first element body portion, and a magnetic permeability of the second element body portion is higher than a magnetic permeability of the first element body portion. The inventors newly found that the first element body portion and the second element body portion contribute to coil characteristics when a coil winding portion is provided to extend over the first element body portion and the second element body portion. In the multilayer coil component, desired coil characteristics can be obtained by adjusting proportions of the first element body portion and the second element body portion in the ferrite element body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahiro SATO, Hitoshi KUDO, Takashi SUZUKI, Kouichi KAKUDA, Tatsuro SUZUKI, Hiroyuki TANOUE
  • Publication number: 20190199179
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, an inspection device comprises a moving body that includes; a moving main body which moves in contact with a first structure; arms attached to the moving main body; an arm driver to drive the arms; and a detector attached to the moving main body or the arms to inspect the second structure. The arms each can selectively take a pressed position and a detached position. When the moving body is moved, at least one of the arms are in the pressed position and pressed to the second structure, and the moving body is supported by the first and second structures.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Manabu WATANABE, Akihiro MATSUZAKI, Fumio SATO, Fujio TERAI, Hitoshi KATAYAMA, Yuichiro GUNJI