Patents by Inventor Koji Fujita

Koji Fujita 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: 10995319
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of producing a sheet-like pancreatic islet, comprising culturing an isolated pancreatic islet in a culture vessel, wherein a polypeptide comprising an EC1 domain of E-cadherin and having a binding ability to said E-cadherin is fixed on or applied to a surface of a solid phase, while being adhered to the solid phase surface for a period sufficient for the pancreatic islet to take a sheet-like form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: OTSUKA PHARMACEUTICAL FACTORY, INC.
    Inventors: Koji Azuma, Yasutaka Fujita, Hiroshi Yaguchi, Miwa Harada
  • Patent number: 10965978
    Abstract: A recording device includes a tuner, a memory, and a controller. The tuner receives broadcast programs. The memory records the broadcast programs via a plurality of recording paths between the tuner and the memory. The controller uses at least two of the recording paths to record a plurality of consecutive broadcast programs on a predetermined channel in the memory. An output of the tuner is inputted to the at least two of the recording paths.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuki Hayashibara, Shojiro Fujimoto, Kentaro Takaki, Mitsuharu Osaki, Koji Fujita
  • Publication number: 20210011617
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a detection unit, an acceptance unit, and an image control unit. The detection unit is capable of detecting whether or not each of a plurality of reproduction apparatuses constitutes a group related to reproduction of content, each of the plurality of reproduction apparatuses being connected to a network, each of the plurality of reproduction apparatuses being capable of reproducing the content. The acceptance unit accepts a user operation related to constitution of the group. The image control unit outputs a group state image based on a detection result by the detection unit, the group state image representing a constitution state of the group, the group state image including an image of each of the plurality of reproduction apparatuses, and controls the group state image in response to the accepted user operation related to constitution of the group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji FUJITA, Satoshi ASAI, Naohiro URIYA, Kenichiro TAKYU, Minako KAWATA, Hisanori NAGATA, Takashi ONOHARA, Ryo SOKABE, Naoki YUASA, Takuma HIGO
  • Patent number: 10880720
    Abstract: A reproduction apparatus according to an embodiment of the present technology includes a reproduction unit, a detection unit, and a generation unit. The reproduction unit can reproduce a content. The detection unit receives a beacon signal transmitted from a different reproduction apparatus capable of reproducing the content, and detects one or more nearby reproduction apparatuses that are located in a vicinity. The generation unit generates an operation image including a first area in which an own apparatus is displayed and a second area in which the detected one or more nearby reproduction apparatuses are displayed in an order based on the received beacon signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Onohara, Koji Fujita, Ryo Sokabe
  • Patent number: 10809903
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus according to an embodiment of the present technology includes a detection unit, an acceptance unit, and an image control unit. The detection unit is capable of detecting whether or not each of a plurality of reproduction apparatuses constitutes a group related to reproduction of content, each of the plurality of reproduction apparatuses being connected to a network, each of the plurality of reproduction apparatuses being capable of reproducing the content. The acceptance unit accepts a user operation related to constitution of the group. The image control unit outputs a group state image on the basis of a detection result by the detection unit, the group state image representing a constitution state of the group, the group state image including an image of each of the plurality of reproduction apparatuses, and controls the group state image in response to the accepted user operation related to constitution of the group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji Fujita, Satoshi Asai, Naohiro Uriya, Kenichiro Takyu, Minako Kawata, Hisanori Nagata, Takashi Onohara, Ryo Sokabe, Naoki Yuasa, Takuma Higo
  • Publication number: 20200303679
    Abstract: A light emitting apparatus (10) includes a substrate (100), an insulating layer (160), a light emitting element (102), a coating film (140), and a structure (150). The insulating layer (160) is formed over one surface of the substrate (100), and includes an opening (162). The light emitting element (102) is formed in the opening (162). The coating film (140) is formed over the one surface of the substrate (100), and covers a portion of the light emitting element (102), the insulating layer (160), and the one surface of the substrate (100). The coating film (140) does not cover another portion of the substrate (100) (for example, a portion of an end portion: hereinafter, referred to as a first portion). The structure (150) is located between the first portion of the substrate (100) and the insulating layer (160). The coating film (140) also covers the insulating layer (160).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventors: Koji FUJITA, Shinsuke TANAKA, Yuji SAITO, Shinji NAKAJIMA
  • Publication number: 20200247240
    Abstract: An information display apparatus and a spatial sensing apparatus for the information display apparatus are provided, the information display apparatus enabling the selection/change of the lot of display images in small point-of-view motion so that an interactive function for a driver is achieved. An information display apparatus displaying information onto a vehicle includes: an information display apparatus displaying image information onto an image display region on a forward part of a driver seat of the vehicle; and a spatial sensing means detecting positional information of instruction made by a driver in a spatial region between the driver seat and the displayed image display region, and the information display apparatus includes a means displaying the instruction made by the driver onto the image display region on the forward part in response to the positional information of the instruction made by the driver, detected by the spatial sensing means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Koji HIRATA, Koji FUJITA, Eiji TAKAGI
  • Patent number: 10715398
    Abstract: Provided is a control apparatus including a control unit configured to control, based on a content list as a list of content items to be provided by providing apparatuses that are connected to a network and capable of providing the content items and on connection relationship information indicating connection relationships between the providing apparatuses and input terminals of output apparatuses that are connected to the network and capable of outputting the content items, a providing apparatus to provide a selected content item that is selected from among the content items in the content list and an output apparatus including an input terminal to which the providing apparatus is connected, as control targets via the network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenichi Ikenaga, Yukihiro Isono, Tomoaki Takemura, Koji Fujita, Kenichiro Sato
  • Patent number: 10700306
    Abstract: A light emitting apparatus (10) includes a substrate (100), an insulating layer (160), a light emitting element (102), a coating film (140), and a structure (150). The insulating layer (160) is formed over one surface of the substrate (100), and includes an opening (162). The light emitting element (102) is formed in the opening (162). The coating film (140) is formed over the one surface of the substrate (100), and covers a portion of the light emitting element (102), the insulating layer (160), and the one surface of the substrate (100). The coating film (140) does not cover another portion of the substrate (100) (for example, a portion of an end portion: hereinafter, referred to as a first portion). The structure (150) is located between the first portion of the substrate (100) and the insulating layer (160). The coating film (140) also covers the insulating layer (160).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: PIONEER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji Fujita, Shinsuke Tanaka, Yuji Saito, Shinji Nakajima
  • Patent number: 10615456
    Abstract: Disclosed is an additive for nonaqueous electrolyte solutions, comprising a disulfonic acid amide compound represented by Formula (1). In Formula (1), A represents a CmH(2m-n)Zn, in which m represents an integer of 1 to 6, n represents an integer of 1 to 12, 2m-n is 0 or more, and Z represents a halogen atom, R1, R2, R3, and R4 represent an alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms which is substituted with a phenyl group optionally having a substituent, or the like, and R1 and R2, and R3 and R4 may be linked respectively to form an alkylene group having 2 to 5 carbon atoms in total which forms a cyclic structure together with a nitrogen atom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO SEIKA CHEMICALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shohei Fujimoto, Yuki Kono, Koji Fujita
  • Publication number: 20200092702
    Abstract: A reproduction apparatus according to an embodiment of the present technology includes a reproduction unit, a detection unit, and a generation unit. The reproduction unit can reproduce a content. The detection unit receives a beacon signal transmitted from a different reproduction apparatus capable of reproducing the content, and detects one or more nearby reproduction apparatuses that are located in a vicinity. The generation unit generates an operation image including a first area in which an own apparatus is displayed and a second area in which the detected one or more nearby reproduction apparatuses are displayed in an order based on the received beacon signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2018
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi ONOHARA, Koji FUJITA, Ryo SOKABE
  • Patent number: 10573929
    Abstract: Disclosed is an additive for nonaqueous electrolyte solutions, comprising a disulfonic acid amide compound represented by Formula (1). In Formula (1), A represents a CmH(2m-n)Zn, in which m represents an integer of 1 to 6, n represents an integer of 1 to 12, 2m-n is 0 or more, and Z represents a halogen atom, R1, R2, R3, and R4 represent an alkyl group having 1 to 6 carbon atoms which is substituted with a phenyl group optionally having a substituent, or the like, and R1 and R2, and R3 and R4 may be linked respectively to form an alkylene group having 2 to 5 carbon atoms in total which forms a cyclic structure together with a nitrogen atom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO SEIKA CHEMICALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shohei Fujimoto, Yuki Kono, Koji Fujita
  • Publication number: 20200036040
    Abstract: Disclosed is an additive for nonaqueous electrolyte solutions, including a first compound represented by the formula (1), and at least one second compound selected from the group consisting of an ethylene carbonate compound, a vinyl ethylene carbonate compound, a cyclic sulfonic acid ester compound, and a cyclic disulfonic acid ester compound, in the formula (1), X represents a sulfonyl group or a carbonyl group, and R1 represents an alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms and optionally substituted with a halogen atom or the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Yasuyuki TAKAI, Yuki KONO, Noriko YAMAMOTO, Koji FUJITA
  • Publication number: 20200012475
    Abstract: Provided is a terminal device including: a communication unit that communicates with an audio reproduction device; a sound quality adjustment unit that performs sound quality adjustment on audio data; and a control unit that determines whether or not the audio reproduction device has a sound quality adjustment function depending on a communication result of communication based on a predetermined protocol, and turns on or off the sound quality adjustment function of the sound quality adjustment unit depending on a determination result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2018
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi TAMAKI, Koji FUJITA
  • Publication number: 20190393552
    Abstract: Disclosed is an additive for nonaqueous electrolyte solutions, which includes a compound represented by the following formula (1): in the formula (1), Q represents an optionally substituted alkenylene group having 4 to 7 carbon atoms and forming a cyclic group together with the sulfur atom of the sulfonyl group, X represents a sulfonyl group, a phosphoryl group, or a carbonyl group, R1 represents an optionally substituted alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms or the like, and n represents 1 or 2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Yuki KONO, Shohei FUJIMOTO, Yasuyuki TAKAI, Koji FUJITA
  • Publication number: 20190362659
    Abstract: An illuminating apparatus with a video projecting function suitable for a digital signage or the like, which has an excellent video displaying function and better usability for a user is provided. An illuminating apparatus includes: an illumination light source disposed in a housing and configured to generate illumination light; a video projecting apparatus disposed in the housing, the video projecting apparatus being configured to generate video light, the video light from the video projecting apparatus being projected into an illumination light area from the illumination light source; a motion detector configured to detect approach of a human body; and a controller configured to control an operation of at least one or both of the illumination light source and the video projecting apparatus on a basis of a detection signal from the motion detector, the controller being configured to adjust brightness of the illumination light from the illumination light source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2017
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: Katsuyuki WATANABE, Koji FUJITA, Nobuyuki KAKU
  • Publication number: 20190348024
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing device including an analysis unit configured to analyze a character string indicating contents of utterance obtained as a result of speech recognition, and a display control unit configured to display the character string indicating the contents of the utterance and an analysis result on a display screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2019
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Applicant: SATURN LICENSING LLC
    Inventors: Tomoaki TAKEMURA, SHINYA MASUNAGA, KOJI FUJITA, KATSUTOSHI ISHIWATA, KENICHI IKENAGA, KATSUTOSHI KUSUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20190316221
    Abstract: A non-oriented electrical steel sheet contains, as a chemical composition, by mass %, C: more than 0% and 0.0050% or less, Si: 3.0% to 4.0%, Mn: 1.0% to 3.3%, P: more than 0% and less than 0.030%, S: more than 0% and 0.0050% or less, sol. Al: more than 0% and 0.0040% or less, N: more than 0% and 0.0040% or less, O: 0.0110% to 0.0350%, Sn: 0% to 0.050%, Sb: 0% to 0.050%, Ti: more than 0% and 0.0050% or less, and a remainder including Fe and impurities, in which Sn+Sb: 0.050% or less, Si?0.5×Mn: 2.0% or more, and an O content in a sheet thickness central portion excluding a surface layer portion which is a range from a front surface and a rear surface to a position of 10 ?m in a depth direction is less than 0.0100%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2018
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyoshi YASHIKI, Yoshiaki NATORI, Kazutoshi TAKEDA, Susumu MUKAWA, Takuya MATSUMOTO, Koji FUJITA, Takashi MOROHOSHI, Masafumi MIYAZAKI
  • Publication number: 20190316239
    Abstract: A non-oriented electrical steel sheet according to an aspect of the present invention contains, as a chemical composition, by mass %, C: more than 0% and 0.0050% or less, Si: 3.0% to 4.0%, Mn: 1.2% to 3.3%, P: more than 0% and less than 0.030%, S: more than 0% and 0.0050% or less, sol. Al: more than 0% and 0.0040% or less, N: more than 0% and 0.0040% or less, one or more of La, Ce, Pr, and Nd: 0.0005% to 0.0200% in total, Ca: 0.0005% to 0.0100%, Ti: 0.0005% to 0.0100%, Sn: 0% to 0.10%, Sb: 0% to 0.10%, Mg: 0% to 0.0100%, and a remainder including Fe and impurities, in which Si?0.5×Mn: 2.0% or more, and Si+0.5×Mn: 3.8% or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2018
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyoshi YASHIKI, Yoshiaki NATORI, Kazutoshi TAKEDA, Susumu MUKAWA, Takuya MATSUMOTO, Koji FUJITA, Takashi MOROHOSHI, Masafumi MIYAZAKI
  • Patent number: 10424291
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing device including an analysis unit configured to analyze a character string indicating contents of utterance obtained as a result of speech recognition, and a display control unit configured to display the character string indicating the contents of the utterance and an analysis result on a display screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Saturn Licensing LLC
    Inventors: Tomoaki Takemura, Shinya Masunaga, Koji Fujita, Katsutoshi Ishiwata, Kenichi Ikenaga, Katsutoshi Kusumoto