Patents by Inventor Jun Sato

Jun 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: 11183209
    Abstract: A magnetic recording medium in a shape of a tape that is long in a longitudinal direction and is short in a width direction is provided, the medium including: a base material; and a magnetic layer, in which the magnetic layer includes a data band long in the longitudinal direction in which a data signal is to be written, and a servo band long in the longitudinal direction in which a servo signal is written, and in the magnetic layer, a degree of vertical orientation is greater than or equal to 65%, a half width of a solitary waveform in a reproduction waveform of the servo signal is less than or equal to 195 nm, a thickness of the magnetic layer is less than or equal to 90 nm, and a thickness of the base material is less than or equal to 4.2 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Minoru Yamaga, Tooru Sato, Toshiaki Miura, Takanobu Iwama, Jun Takahashi
  • Patent number: 11164058
    Abstract: Provided is an information recording object designed such that a read angle of embedded information is easily assessed. An information recording object, which comprises a combined image including an image C1 and an image C2 formed on the image C1, is configured so that the image C1 and the image C2 are different patterns generated according to specific rules and so that the reflected light quantities differ due to respective viewing angles, and the image C1 and/or the image C2 can be recognized in the combined image in accordance with the viewing angle, and the combined image has an angle-specifying area formed using a material having the same reflected light quantity as the image C2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuko Aoyama, Jun Sato, Toshihisa Yamakawa
  • Patent number: 11161998
    Abstract: The present invention provides a layered body having high hardness and excellent flexibility and useful as a substitute material for glass, and the layered body includes a substrate film, a hard coat layer on one face of the substrate film, and a resin-cured layer on the other face of the substrate film. The layered body is not cracked when wound on a 30 mm-diameter cylinder and has a hardness of 0.5 to 1.5 GPa when an indenter is pushed in 500 nm by a nano-indentation method and/or a hardness of 0.29 to 1.10 GPa at 500 mN load using a micro-hardness tester.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Horio, Jun Sato
  • Publication number: 20210333304
    Abstract: An inertial measurement device includes: an inertial sensor; a battery supplying electric power to the inertial sensor; a first case accommodating the inertial sensor; and a second case accommodating the battery. The battery and the first case are spaced apart from each other. The second case is fixed outside the first case.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2021
    Publication date: October 28, 2021
    Inventors: Kenta SATO, Jun WATANABE
  • Patent number: 11158861
    Abstract: A positive electrode grid body for lead-acid battery includes frame rib including first and second lateral frame ribs and first and second longitudinal frame ribs, an inner rib including a plurality of lateral and longitudinal crosspieces, a plurality of opening portions, and a positive electrode current collection lug connected to the first lateral frame rib. In a region having a length of at least one opening portion or more in the lateral direction of the lateral crosspieces from the first longitudinal frame rib, a cross-sectional area of the plurality of lateral crosspieces located on at least the first lateral frame rib side becomes larger from the second longitudinal frame rib side toward a portion connected to the first longitudinal frame rib.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: The Furukawa Battery Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yutaro Kawaguchi, Yusuke Ogino, Atsushi Sato, Shinya Suge, Katsuya Nukui, Akihiro Nishimura, Koshin Takemoto, Ryo Tainaka, Masashi Matsushita, Hideki Hagihara, Masaki Shimotsuya, Jun Furukawa
  • Publication number: 20210321966
    Abstract: An X-ray diagnostic apparatus of an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry determines a concentration of a contrast agent in contrast-enhanced image collection based on first reference information in which a recommended contrast in a contrast-enhanced image is associated with each region of interest to be subject to collection of the contrast-enhanced image, and on second reference information that indicates a relation among a generation condition of an X-ray, a concentration of a contrast agent, and a contrast. The processing circuitry calculates setting information of an injector to inject a contrast agent to the subject based on the determined concentration of a contrast agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shumpei OHASHI, Junichi YAMAGISHI, Naotaka SATO, Jun SAKAKIBARA, Yusuke KANNO, Toshiya WAKU
  • Publication number: 20210316452
    Abstract: More natural communication and interaction are enabled. The autonomous system (100) includes an action decision unit (140) that decides, based on an attention level map (40) in which an attention level indicating the degree of attention for each position in a predetermined space is set, the action which a drive mechanism is caused to perform.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2019
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Natsuko OZAKI, Jun YOKONO, Jianing WU, Tatsuhito SATO, Sayaka WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20210304110
    Abstract: A capability matching assist apparatus configured to assist matching of capability between a first user(s) who can provide capability and a second user(s) who needs capability. The apparatus has a computer configured to function to register at least one of human capability of the first user and machine capability of machinery owned by the first user, to register at least one of human capability and machine capability needed by the second user, and to collate registered contents and discriminate based on collation results whether the second user can be benefited by providing the capability of the first user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Daisuke Sawai, Jun Kudo, Midori Kumakura, Taichiro Sato, Ryo Nakayama
  • Patent number: 11131023
    Abstract: A film deposition apparatus includes a process chamber and a turntable provided in the process chamber. The turntable includes a substrate receiving region to receive a substrate thereon and provided along a circumferential direction of the turntable. A source gas supply unit extending along a radial direction of the turntable is provided above the turntable with a first distance from the turntable such that the source gas supply unit covers an entire length of the substrate receiving region in the radial direction. An axial-side supplementary gas supply unit is provided in the vicinity of the source gas supply unit and above the turntable with a second distance from the turntable. The second distance is longer than the first distance. The axial-side supplementary gas supply unit covers a predetermined region of the substrate receiving region on the axial side in the radial direction of the turntable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: Tokyo Electron Limited
    Inventors: Shigehiro Miura, Jun Sato
  • Patent number: 11133716
    Abstract: To realize a vertical type wireless charging device capable of detecting a metal foreign object. The wireless charging device comprises a holder, a power transmission coil, a thermal sensor, a controller, and a warning device. The power transmission coil is disposed outside the side part of the holder. The thermal sensor is disposed at the bottom part of the holder. When the temperature rising rate is not less than 20° C. per five minutes, the controller judges that a metal foreign object exists between the power transmission coil and the electronic device, and the foreign object generates unusual heat. The controller stops wireless charging from the power transmission coil to the electronic device. The controller starts the warning device to alert the user that a foreign object is mixed in the holder and generates unusual heat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Sato, Jun Imai, Toru Kanto
  • Patent number: 11134187
    Abstract: An electronic device includes: a control unit configured to control so as to execute a predetermined function in accordance with a predetermined touch operation with respect to a touch operation member in a case where the touch operation member is in an enabled state, and not to execute the predetermined function in a case where the touch operation member is in a restricted state; and a switching unit configured to switch to the enabled state in accordance with a first touch operation with respect to the touch operation member in the restricted state, a touch continuation time of the first touch operation reaching a first time, and switch to the restricted state in accordance with a second touch operation with respect to the touch operation member in the enabled state, a touch continuation time of the second touch operation reaching a second time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hirokazu Izuoka, Kimihiro Masuyama, Takuma Iwagami, Jun Kamiya, Koji Yoshida, Takuro Miyajima, Daiyu Ueno, Ryu Wakui, Eriko Sato, Takeshi Kikkawa
  • Patent number: 11123156
    Abstract: The present disclosure describes devices, systems, and methods for monitoring use of an oral appliance in an oral cavity using extra-oral sensor(s). One method includes sensing one or more physical properties of an oral appliance using an extra-oral sensor, providing a compliance signal from the extra-oral sensor, the compliance signal including an electronic representation of the one or more physical properties of the oral appliance, identifying one or more patient compliance factors based on the compliance signal, the one or more patient compliance factors providing a basis to identify an extent of compliance of usage of the oral appliance with an orthodontic treatment plan, and providing one or more compliances indicators based on the one or more patient compliance factors, the one or more compliance indicators providing a basis to indicate the extent of compliance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Align Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Bruce Cam, Yaser Shanjani, Edi Fridman, Sergey Vinnichenko, Jun Sato
  • Patent number: 11120942
    Abstract: A process for production of a multilayer electronic component having an element body wherein a functional part and a conductor part are laminated, using an ejection device wherein ink is electrically charged at an ejection part by applying a voltage and the electrically charged ink is ejected from the ejection part by an electrostatic attraction force, and including a first step of forming a green functional part by using a first ink including a functional particle as the ink, a second step of forming a green conductor part by using a second ink including a conductive particle as the ink, a step of forming a green multilayer body by repeating the first step and the second step, and a step of treating the green multilayer body to obtain the element body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jun Sato, Yukari Wada
  • Patent number: 11110937
    Abstract: A driving assistance system 1 comprises: an information providing device 2 providing information to a driver of a vehicle; a surrounding information acquiring device 3 acquiring information on surroundings of the vehicle; a target path calculating part 41 calculating a target path of the vehicle; a vehicle control part 42 making the vehicle run along the target path; a driving path calculating part 43 calculating a driving path of a preceding vehicle running in the same lane as the vehicle; a processing part 44 calculating a difference of the target path and the driving path; and an alarm part 45 issuing an alarm to the driver. The alarm part prompts the driver to pay attention or prompts the driver to perform at least one of steering and braking of the vehicle if the difference is equal to or larger than a predetermined value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Atsuki Kinoshita, Jun Sato
  • Patent number: 11109946
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to ornamental indicia carrier and method of producing the same. In some embodiments, the ornamental indicia carrier comprises an ultraviolet light (“UV”) cured ink printed on a thin flexible film and combined with an adhesive layer. The ornamental indicia carrier is capable of enduring the conditions inside the mouth for an extended period of time and can be used in conjunction with a dental appliance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Sriram Venkatasanthanam, Ramin Heydarpour, John Y. Morton, Jun Sato, Michael Christopher Cole, Mehdi Mojdeh, Prashanth Vanchy, Natalia Lysaya Powers, Sibel Narin, Jeremy Riley
  • Publication number: 20210259810
    Abstract: A dental attachment placement device comprises a plurality of articulated registration elements shaped for placement on a plurality of teeth, which can facilitate placement, accommodate tooth movement, and improve alignment of the registration elements with the teeth, so as to accurately position an attachment for placement. An orthodontic device may include a plurally of registration element. A plurality of first flexible arms may extend from each registration element on a lingual side. The first flexible arm may have a connected end and a distal end. The distal end may be configured to extend at least part way over the tooth and apply a lingual force to bias the registration element against the tooth. A plurality of attachment supports may each be located on a buccal side of the plurally of registration elements and include an attachment frame that is releasably coupled to an attachment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Siobhan O'LEARY, Peter WEBBER, Jun SATO, Crystal TJHIA, Jessica H. SCHILTZ, Jeremy RILEY, Ken WU, Kangning SU, Yuxiang WANG, Zhaonan SUN, Andrei SOLDATOV
  • Publication number: 20210259812
    Abstract: A dental attachment placement device comprises a plurality of registration elements shaped for placement on a plurality of teeth and one or more flexible arms for biasing the registration element to a tooth. A first a first flexible arm may extend from a registration element on a lingual side. The first flexible arm may have a connected end and a distal end. The distal end may be configured to extend at least part way over the tooth and apply a lingual force to bias the registration element against the tooth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Siobhan O'LEARY, Peter WEBBER, Jun SATO, Crystal TJHIA, Jessica H. SCHILTZ, Jeremy RILEY, Ken WU, Kangning SU, Yuxiang WANG, Zhaonan SUN, Andrei SOLDATOV
  • Publication number: 20210259809
    Abstract: A dental attachment placement device comprises a plurality of articulated registration elements shaped for placement on a plurality of teeth, which can facilitate placement, accommodate tooth movement, and improve alignment of the registration elements with the teeth, so as to accurately position an attachment for placement. The plurality of registration elements may comprise one or more attachment supports and one or more retention supports extending from the plurality of registration elements. A dental attachment can be removably coupled to the attachment support. The plurality of registration elements and attachment supports may be located on opposing sides of one or more teeth in order to maintain placement prior to adhering the attachment to the tooth. In some embodiments, each of the plurality of registration elements comprises a tooth registration surface shaped to engage the tooth with a specific position and orientation for accurate positioning of the attachment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC.
    Inventors: Siobhan O'LEARY, Peter WEBBER, Jun SATO, Crystal TJHIA, Jessica H. SCHILTZ, Jeremy RILEY, Ken WU, Kangning SU, Yuxiang WANG, Zhaonan SUN, Andrei SOLDATOV
  • Patent number: 11102372
    Abstract: The objective of the present invention is to provide an information recording body, a medium and a printed product having improved design properties. An information recording body provided with a superimposed image including a brilliant layer and a transparent layer formed on the brilliant layer is characterized in that: the brilliant layer is a chromatic color image formed from a brilliant material; the transparent layer is a regular pattern image formed from a transparent starting material; the transparent starting material is configured in such a way that an amount of light reflected therefrom differs depending on an observation angle; and the superimposed image is formed in such a way that the transparent layer is recognizable in accordance with a specific observation angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuko Aoyama, Jun Sato, Toshihisa Yamakawa
  • Publication number: 20210244501
    Abstract: Detection of placement of dental aligners in patient mouth on teeth for indication of wearing compliance. Described herein are apparatuses and methods for detecting wearing, including compliance. In some variations these apparatuses and methods may include a sensor configured to detect deflection of the one or more deflectable structures. In some variations, these apparatuses and methods may include a proximity sensor coupled to the appliance shell and configured to generate sensor data when in proximity with intraoral tissue.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2021
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Inventors: Yaser SHANJANI, Bruce CAM, Jun SATO, John Y. MORTON, Victor CHEN, Chunhua LI, Allen R. BORONKAY, Srinivas KAZA