Patents by Inventor Jun Takahashi

Jun Takahashi 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: 20220377018
    Abstract: The present technology relates to a transmission device, a transmission method, a reception device, and a reception method with each of which it becomes possible to perform transmission of control information according to an operation form. The reception device receives first data that includes control information, which includes information necessary for channel selection of a service, and transmission sequence information indicating a sequence in which the control information is transmitted and that is transmitted in a transmission sequence corresponding to the transmission sequence information, and controls processing on second data, which includes data of a component included in the service, on the basis of the control information acquired according to the transmission sequence information. The present technology can be applied, for example, to a television receiver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2022
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicant: SATURN LICENSING LLC
    Inventors: Jun Kitahara, Naohisa KITAZATO, Yasuaki YAMAGISHI, Kazuyuki TAKAHASHI, Taketoshi YAMANE
  • Patent number: 11509357
    Abstract: A relay device for relaying communications between a plurality of radio devices that perform radio communications with a terminal and a radio control apparatus that controls the plurality of radio devices, the relay device including a plurality of signal combiners that are each provided for one of functional splitting points between the plurality of radio devices and the radio control apparatus, and are each configured to convert signal data transmitted from one of the plurality of radio devices based on a signal format in accordance with the one of the functional splitting points, and transmit the converted signal data to the radio control apparatus, and a signal switcher configured to output the signal data transmitted from the one of the plurality of radio devices, to one of the plurality of signal combiners supporting one of the functional splitting points that corresponds to the one of the plurality of radio devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
    Inventors: Kenji Miyamoto, Keita Takahashi, Hirofumi Yamamoto, Noriyuki Ota, Jun Terada
  • Publication number: 20220368862
    Abstract: Provided is an apparatus comprising: an image acquisition unit configured to acquire a captured image; a compression unit configured to compress a captured image to generate compressed data; a reproduction unit configured to generate, from the compressed data, a reproduced image that reproduces the captured image; an evaluation acquisition unit configured to acquire an evaluation corresponding to a degree of approximation between the reproduced image and the captured image; and a learning processing unit configured to perform learning processing of a model configured to output, in response to an input of a new captured image, a compression parameter value to be applied in compression of the captured image, by using learning data including the evaluation, a captured image corresponding to the evaluation, and a compression parameter value applied in compression of the captured image
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2022
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Inventors: Osamu KOJIMA, Jun NARAOKA, Toshiaki TAKAHASHI, Daiki KATO, Takaaki OGAWA
  • Publication number: 20220368886
    Abstract: Provided is an apparatus including: an image acquisition unit configured to acquire a captured image; a compression unit configured to compress the captured image to generate a compressed image; an evaluation acquisition unit configured to acquire evaluation according to visibility of the compressed image from a user; and a learning processing unit configured to perform, in response to input of a new captured image, learning processing of a model for outputting a compression parameter value to be applied in compression of the captured image by using learning data including the evaluation, a captured image corresponding to the compressed image targeted for the evaluation, and a compression parameter value applied in generation of the compressed image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2022
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Inventors: Osamu KOJIMA, Jun NARAOKA, Toshiaki TAKAHASHI, Daiki KATO, Takaaki OGAWA
  • Publication number: 20220357449
    Abstract: An intraoral measurement device according to the present disclosure is an intraoral measurement device having a contact surface that comes into contact with a measurement site in an oral cavity, the device includes: a biological sensor that is arranged on the contact surface, and has a detection surface that acquires biological information; and one or a plurality of contact detection units that are arranged at least either on the biological sensor or at a periphery of the biological sensor, and acquire contact information indicating a degree of contact between the measurement site and the contact surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2022
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Inventors: Tomoki TAKAHASHI, Jun TAKAGI, Hiroaki TOGASHI
  • Publication number: 20220347794
    Abstract: A first workpiece and a second workpiece respectively include a first joint portion and a second joint portion which extend linearly. Among the first joint portion and the second joint portion, the second joint portion includes a seating portion that abuts the first joint portion, and an overlapping portion inclined in a direction that moves away from the first joint portion. When joining is to be performed, first the seating portion is butted against the first joint portion, and then the overlapping portion is pressed toward the first joint portion by means of a pressing force applying means. In addition, laser light is radiated at parts of the first joint portion and the overlapping portion that are in proximity to one another.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2020
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Ito, Naoki Takahashi, Jun Kitagawa, Akihiro Nemoto
  • Patent number: 11490289
    Abstract: Provided is a control apparatus that controls any one or all of a plurality of slave station apparatuses communicating with a terminal apparatus, a plurality of master station apparatuses that control the slave station apparatuses, and a transfer apparatus that transfers data transmitted and received between the master station apparatuses and the slave station apparatuses, the control apparatus including an information acquisition unit that acquires information regarding traffic of the data transmitted and received between the master station apparatuses and the slave station apparatuses, and a switching control unit that performs, on the basis of the information regarding the traffic acquired by the information acquisition unit, switching-control of an assignment relationship between the master station apparatus and the slave station apparatus and switching-control of a transfer path of data between the master station apparatus and the slave station apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
    Inventors: Kenji Miyamoto, Keita Takahashi, Hirofumi Yamamoto, Noriyuki Ota, Jun Terada
  • Patent number: 11478919
    Abstract: A robot system includes a slave unit including a slave-side force detector configured to detect a direction and a magnitude of a reaction force acting on a workpiece held by a work end of a slave arm, a master unit including a master-side force detector configured to detect a direction and a magnitude of an operating force applied by an operator to an operation end of a master arm, and a system controller configured to generate a slave operational command and a master operational command based on the operating force and the reaction force. The system controller includes a regulator configured to correct a moving direction of the work end so that the movement of the work end in a pressing direction of an object is regulated when the reaction force exceeds an acceptable value set beforehand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuyasu Shimomura, Masayuki Kamon, Jun Fujimori, Hiroki Kinoshita, Takuya Shitaka, Hiroki Takahashi
  • Patent number: 11473058
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for producing dopaminergic neuron progenitor cells from pluripotent stem cells, which method comprises the steps of: (i) performing adherent culture of pluripotent stem cells on an extracellular matrix in a medium containing a reagent(s) selected from the group consisting of BMP inhibitor, TGF? inhibitor, SHH signal-stimulating agent, FGF8, and GSK3? inhibitor; (ii) collecting Corin- and/or Lrtm1-positive cells from the cells obtained in Step (i) using a substance which binds to Corin and/or a substance which binds to Lrtm1; and (iii) performing suspension culture of the cells obtained in Step (ii) in a medium containing a neurotrophic factor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignees: Kyoto University, Osaka University, Eisai R&D Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Takahashi, Daisuke Doi, Bumpei Samata, Kiyotoshi Sekiguchi, Yuichi Ono
  • Patent number: 11477502
    Abstract: This streaming design assistance method assists in the selection of an encoding condition for increasing the watching time in adaptive bitrate video streaming by causing a computer to execute: estimating a relationship between a watching time or an abandonment rate and an application quality index according to a mathematical model on the basis of an actual value of a watching time of each of a plurality of first sessions related to video streaming and an actual value of an application quality index of each of the sessions; estimating the application quality index of each of the sessions for each of a plurality of encoding conditions related to video streaming on the basis of the plurality of encoding conditions and an actual value of time-series throughput of each of a plurality of second sessions; and applying the application quality index estimated under each of the encoding conditions to the relationship to estimate an average watching time of the plurality of second sessions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shoko Takahashi, Kazuhisa Yamagishi, Jun Okamoto
  • Patent number: 11465222
    Abstract: An electric discharge machining unit capable of stably supplying working fluid to the vicinity of a portion to be machined. The electric discharge machining unit includes a tool electrode, a housing, an electrode guide, and a working fluid supplying device. The housing includes a fitting hole having a tapered surface. A first supply path is formed in the housing. The electrode guide includes a tapered portion and an ejection opening formed on a lower surface. A first flow path is formed in the electrode guide. The tapered portion is configured to be fitted into the fitting hole to connect the first flow path to the first supply path. The working fluid supplied from the working fluid supplying device to the first supply path and the first flow path is ejected from the ejection opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: Sodick Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Takahashi, Yasuhiko Fujisawa, Yuzo Dohi
  • Publication number: 20220312175
    Abstract: There is provided a reception apparatus including a first acquisition unit which acquires, preceding text format second signaling data to be transmitted in a lower-level layer than an IP layer in a hierarchy of a protocol of an IP transmission system and containing control information independent of a service identified by an IP address, binary format first signaling data containing a flag indicating whether the second signaling data exists in digital broadcast using the IP transmission system, a second acquisition unit which acquires the second signaling data on the basis of the first signaling data, and a control unit which controls operation of the units which perform various types of processing on the basis of the second signaling data. The present technology can be applied to, for example, a television receiver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: SATURN LICENSING LLC
    Inventors: Kazuyuki Takahashi, Naohisa KITAZATO, Jun KITAHARA, Yasuaki YAMAGISHI
  • Patent number: 11450345
    Abstract: A magnetic recording medium that can exhibit good traveling performance during use is provided. This magnetic recording medium is a tape-shaped magnetic recording medium, and includes a substrate including a polyester as a main component, a base layer disposed on the substrate, and a magnetic layer disposed on the base layer. The kurtosis of the surface of the magnetic layer is 3.0 or more. The base layer and the magnetic layer each include a lubricant including a fatty acid and a fatty acid ester. In the lubricant, a ratio of the content of the fatty acid to the content of the fatty acid ester is less than 0.6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Minoru Yamaga, Takanobu Iwama, Jun Takahashi
  • Patent number: 11444885
    Abstract: The present technology relates to a transmission device, a transmission method, a reception device, and a reception method with each of which it becomes possible to perform transmission of control information according to an operation form. The reception device receives first data that includes control information, which includes information necessary for channel selection of a service, and transmission sequence information indicating a sequence in which the control information is transmitted and that is transmitted in a transmission sequence corresponding to the transmission sequence information, and controls processing on second data, which includes data of a component included in the service, on the basis of the control information acquired according to the transmission sequence information. The present technology can be applied, for example, to a television receiver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: Saturn Licensing LLC
    Inventors: Jun Kitahara, Naohisa Kitazato, Yasuaki Yamagishi, Kazuyuki Takahashi, Taketoshi Yamane
  • Patent number: 11443767
    Abstract: A magnetic recording tape having a plural-layer structure including at least a magnetic layer is provided. The tape has a total thickness of 5.6 ?m or smaller, and includes a plurality of indentations disposed in a surface of the magnetic layer. A value obtained by dividing a depth D1 of each indentation with a thickness D2 of the magnetic layer is 15% or greater. The magnetic layer includes a plurality of indentations formed therein, a plurality of the indentations each has a depth of 20% or greater of the thickness of the magnetic layer, and the number of the indentations is 55 or more per 6,400 ?m2 of a surface area of the magnetic layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Minoru Yamaga, Takanobu Iwama, Jun Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20220285556
    Abstract: By using a conductive layer including Cu as a long lead wiring, increase in wiring resistance is suppressed. Further, the conductive layer including Cu is provided in such a manner that it does not overlap with the oxide semiconductor layer in which a channel region of a TFT is formed, and is surrounded by insulating layers including silicon nitride, whereby diffusion of Cu can be prevented; thus, a highly reliable semiconductor device can be manufactured. Specifically, a display device which is one embodiment of a semiconductor device can have high display quality and operate stably even when the size or definition thereof is increased.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2022
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Inventors: Shunpei YAMAZAKI, Jun KOYAMA, Masahiro TAKAHASHI, Hideyuki KISHIDA, Akiharu MIYANAGA, Junpei SUGAO, Hideki UOCHI, Yasuo NAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 11437834
    Abstract: An apparatus according to one embodiment includes a positive and a negative electrode terminals; modules each including an assembled battery and a CMU, the assembled battery including cells, the CMU to detect a voltage and a temperature of the assembled battery; a main circuit for electrical connection between terminals of the modules and the positive and negative electrode terminals; a BMU to receive information about the voltage and the temperature from the respective CMU; a supply circuit to convert DC power from the main circuit and supply the converted power to the BMU; a breaker for interrupting the main circuit; and a circuit to block a current flowing through the main circuit in a direction of charging the modules, in response to a stop of a control signal from the BMU.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Kazuto Kuroda, Jun Takahashi, Yosuke Saeki, Ryo Okabe, Shinya Sato, Keita Nakata, Atsushi Inamura, Masahiro Sekino, Minoru Oota
  • Patent number: 11427806
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for producing dopaminergic neuron progenitor cells from pluripotent stem cells, which method comprises the steps of: (i) performing adherent culture of pluripotent stem cells on an extracellular matrix in a medium containing a reagent(s) selected from the group consisting of BMP inhibitor, TGF? inhibitor, SHH signal-stimulating agent, FGF8, and GSK3? inhibitor; (ii) collecting Corin- and/or Lrtm1-positive cells from the cells obtained in Step (i) using a substance which binds to Corin and/or a substance which binds to Lrtm1; and (iii) performing suspension culture of the cells obtained in Step (ii) in a medium containing a neurotrophic factor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignees: Kyoto University, Osaka University, Eisai R&D Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Takahashi, Daisuke Doi, Bumpei Samata, Kiyotoshi Sekiguchi, Yuichi Ono
  • Publication number: 20220250189
    Abstract: This joining apparatus, which is a joining component manufacturing apparatus, comprises a pressing-force-applying means that applies a pressing force for pressing a second joining part that is formed on a second workpiece toward a first joining part that is formed on a first workpiece. The joining apparatus is provided with a laser light irradiation device that irradiates a site where the first joining part and the second joining part are brought close together with laser light. The pressing-force-applying means and the laser light irradiation device move as an integrated unit along the direction of extension of the first joining part and the second joining part due to a movement device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2020
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Ito, Naoki Takahashi, Jun Kitagawa, Akihiro Nemoto
  • Publication number: 20220254141
    Abstract: An image processing device includes a search scenario acquisition unit and a search unit. The search scenario acquisition unit acquires a search scenario in which one or more search processes of searching for an image using an image feature based on a target image, which is an image of a search target, in a search condition are combined. The search unit searches for a matching image, which is an image to be searched, using a combination of the search processes represented by the search scenario and outputs search result information representing an area in the matching image detected through the search.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2020
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: NTT Advanced Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoki OTSUKA, Naoiku KANDA, Hidemasa SHIMADA, Jun TAKAHASHI