Patents by Inventor Makoto Hasegawa

Makoto Hasegawa 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: 20220107532
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus comprises a liquid crystal panel, and an illumination device that illuminates the liquid crystal panel, wherein the illumination device includes a light guide having a recess portion recessed from a first side surface toward a second side surface on the first side surface, and a third side surface exposed by the recess portion and opposed to the second side surface, a plurality of first light sources opposed to the first side surface, and a plurality of second light sources located in the recess portion and opposed to the third side surface, and each of the second light sources has a light-emitting surface smaller than that of each of the first light sources.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2021
    Publication date: April 7, 2022
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Makoto HASEGAWA
  • Patent number: 11294223
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to realize a lighting device of thin, low power consumption and small light distribution angle. The present invention takes the following structure to realize the above task: A lighting device comprising: a disc shaped light guide, having a main surface and a rear surface, including a first hole at a center, a disc shaped reflection sheet, disposed at the rear surface side of the light guide, including a second hole at a center, a prism sheet, disposed at the main surface side of the light guide, including a concentric first prism array, wherein a reflection mirror is set in the first hole of the light guide at the side near to the prism sheet, an LED is set opposing to the reflection mirror.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Makoto Hasegawa, Nobuyuki Suzuki, Masafumi Okada
  • Patent number: 11260301
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable medium including a video game processing program is provided. The video game processing program causes a server to: extract tasks from a domain including at least one compound task, methods being set to each of the at least one compound task; determine tasks to be executed from the tasks in addition to an execution order thereof, and generate the plan; control an action of the character on a basis of the plan; and exclude, when the task is a compound task to which methods are set in a situation that the character fails the task in a middle of the plan, a failed method from a selection target, and execute partial replanning to obtain a partial modification plan. The action of the character is controlled on a basis of the partial modification plan in a case where the partial modification plan is obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youichiro Miyake, Makoto Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11256024
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic equipment includes a liquid crystal panel, an illumination device, and a light receiving element. The illumination device includes a first light guide which includes a first opening, a first light source, a second light guide including a first area, a second area, a first main surface, a second main surface, a first side surface, a second side surface, and a continuous surface, a second light source opposed to each of the continuous surface and the second side surface, and a light reflective layer covering each of the continuous surface and the first side surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: JAPAN DISPLAY INC.
    Inventors: Makoto Hasegawa, Nobuyuki Suzuki, Michihide Shibata
  • Patent number: 11241621
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable medium including a video game processing program for causing a server to perform functions regarding a search of a moving route in a virtual space is provided. The functions include a setting function, an arranging function, a thinning function, and a searching function. The setting function is configured to set a navigation mesh corresponding to a movable area of an object in a virtual space. The arranging function is configured to arrange a plurality of waypoints on the set navigation mesh in accordance with a predetermined arrangement rule. The thinning function is configured to thin out some waypoints, which are selected in accordance with a predetermined selection rule, from the plurality of waypoints thus arranged. The searching function is configured to search a moving route of the object on a basis of arrangement of the plurality of thinned waypoints.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Assignee: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youichiro Miyake, Makoto Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11219825
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable medium including a video game processing program is provided. The video game processing program causes a server to: set regions by grouping movable areas of a character in a virtual space; set a value to each region; propagate each belonging parameter to any adjacent region of the corresponding region so that an absolute value of the belonging parameter decreases and set the belonging parameter after decrease to the corresponding region in a case Where any other belonging parameter has not been set thereto yet; and calculate a sum of absolute values of two different belonging parameters in a region at which a moving number of regions from each region is substantially equal to each other or a boundary of the region, and set the region, the boundary of the region, or regions adjacent to the boundary of the region as an indicator portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youichiro Miyake, Makoto Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20220003916
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a light emitting device includes a light guide plate, a prism sheet, and a lenticular lens, wherein, a plurality of first protrusions of the light guide plate are arranged along a first direction and extend along a second direction intersecting the first direction, a plurality of second protrusions of the light guide plate extend along the first direction and are arranged along the second direction, the prism sheet includes a plurality of third protrusions extending along the first direction and arranged in the second direction, and the lenticular lens includes a plurality of fourth protrusions arranged along the first direction and extending along the second direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Makoto HASEGAWA, Nobuyuki SUZUKI, Masafumi OKADA
  • Patent number: 11210886
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to avoid as much as possible a state where recognition results with respect to the same paper sheet become different. Provided is a paper sheet identification system including a first paper sheet identification device and a second paper sheet identification device. The second paper sheet identification device includes a second identification unit that identifies the authenticity of paper sheets based on a second set value, and a first acquisition unit that acquires previous process data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Cash Machine Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yousuke Miyashita, Makoto Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20210346610
    Abstract: An infusion pump includes: a main body configured to have an infusion tube fixed thereto, wherein the main body includes: a first fixing unit, a second fixing unit that is movable between (i) a pressing position in which the infusion tube is pressed against the first fixing unit, and (ii) a release position in which the pressing of the infusion tube against the first fixing unit is released, by being rotated with respect to a rotary shaft, an urging unit configured to urge the second fixing unit toward the release position, the urging unit comprising an urging member mounted on the rotary shaft, a transmission unit configured to transmit a signal toward the infusion tube sandwiched between the first fixing unit and the second fixing unit, and a reception unit configured to receive the signal transmitted from the transmission unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2021
    Publication date: November 11, 2021
    Applicant: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shota SEKIGUCHI, Makoto HASEGAWA
  • Publication number: 20210325024
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to realize a lighting device of thin, low power consumption and small light distribution angle. The present invention takes the following structure to realize the above task: A lighting device having an emitting surface and a bottom opposing to the emitting surface including: a resin, set between the emitting surface and the bottom, having a hole at a center, a reflection block set in the hole at a side of the emitting surface, an LED, which is a light source, set in the hole at a side of the bottom, a space between the LED and the reflection block, in which the resin is contained in a container whose inner surface is a reflecting surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Makoto HASEGAWA, Nobuyuki SUZUKI, Ken KAGABU
  • Patent number: 11148054
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable medium including a video game processing program for causing a server to perform functions regarding a search of a moving route in a virtual space is provided. The functions include a setting function, an arranging function, a thinning function, and a searching function. The setting function is configured to set a navigation mesh corresponding to a movable area of an object in a virtual space. The arranging function is configured to arrange a plurality of waypoints on the set navigation mesh in accordance with a predetermined arrangement rule. The thinning function is configured to thin out some waypoints, which are selected in accordance with a predetermined selection rule, from the plurality of waypoints thus arranged. The searching function is configured to search a moving route of the object on a basis of arrangement of the plurality of thinned waypoints.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Youichiro Miyake, Makoto Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20210318575
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to realize a lighting device of thin, low power consumption and small light distribution angle. The present invention takes the following structure to realize the above task: A lighting device comprising: a disc shaped light guide, having a main surface and a rear surface, including a first hole at a center, a disc shaped reflection sheet, disposed at the rear surface side of the light guide, including a second hole at a center, a prism sheet, disposed at the main surface side of the light guide, including a concentric first prism array, wherein a reflection mirror is set in the first hole of the light guide at the side near to the prism sheet, an LED is set opposing to the reflection mirror.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Makoto HASEGAWA, Nobuyuki SUZUKI, Masafumi OKADA
  • Publication number: 20210311359
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a light emitting device includes a light guide plate with a plurality of first protrusion parts arranged along a first direction and extending along a second direction which crosses the first direction, and a prism sheet, wherein a cross-sectional shape of each of the first protrusion parts along the first direction has an apex angle between 55 degrees and 65 degrees, inclusive, the light guide plate includes a plurality of second protrusion parts which extend along the first direction and are arranged along the second direction, and a cross-sectional shape of each of the second protrusion parts along the second direction has a base angle between 1 degree and 3 degrees, inclusive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventors: Masafumi OKADA, Nobuyuki SUZUKI, Makoto HASEGAWA
  • Publication number: 20210311245
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic equipment includes a liquid crystal panel, an illumination device, and a light receiving element. The illumination device includes a first light guide which includes a first opening, a first light source, a second light guide including a first area, a second area, a first main surface, a second main surface, a first side surface, a second side surface, and a continuous surface, a second light source opposed to each of the continuous surface and the second side surface, and a light reflective layer covering each of the continuous surface and the first side surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Makoto HASEGAWA, Nobuyuki SUZUKI, Michihide SHIBATA
  • Publication number: 20210263375
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic equipment includes a liquid crystal panel, and an illumination device illuminating the liquid crystal panel. The illumination device includes a first light guide including a first opening composed of a notch or a through hole and opposed to the liquid crystal panel, a first light source opposed to the first light guide, a second light guide provided in the first opening and opposed to the liquid crystal panel, and a second light source opposed to the second light guide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Makoto HASEGAWA, Hiroyuki SHIMOKAWA
  • Publication number: 20210251826
    Abstract: A mobile body (1A) includes: a base body (3) tiltably assembled to a movement operation section (2) that can move on a floor surface; an occupant riding section 6 installed to the base body (3) by a connection mechanism (4); an auxiliary ground contact section 7 connected to the occupant riding section (6) and in contact with the floor surface in a slidable or rollable manner when a tilt amount of the occupant riding section (6) with respect to the floor surface increases to a predetermined amount; and a control device (80) which controls the movement of the movement operation section (2) to stabilize the attitude of the mobile body (1A). The connection mechanism (4) elastically rocks the occupant riding section (6) with respect to the base body (3) according to the movement of the center of gravity of a user P riding on the occupant riding section (6).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2019
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Inventors: Toru Takenaka, Shinichiro Kobashi, Seiji Kato, Takeshi Echizenya, Makoto Hasegawa, Masaki Goto
  • Publication number: 20210197688
    Abstract: A charging control device (1A) according to the present invention includes a determination part that determines whether or not an abnormality in input power occurs on the basis of input power information on the input power and a predetermined determination threshold value. The determination part makes the determination on the basis of the input power information when a predetermined time has passed after an input of the input power.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: Komatsu Ltd.
    Inventors: Takashi Hirota, Makoto Hasegawa, Ryouta Kaneko, Fuyuhiko Mizuno, Takao Nagano
  • Publication number: 20210197918
    Abstract: The control device (20) corrects a basic movement command for a mobile body (1), which is based on an operator's maneuvering operation, in accordance with a positional relationship between the mobile body and an obstacle, and performs movement control of the mobile body (1) in accordance with the corrected movement command. The control device (20) is configured to correct the basic movement command, when a distance d between the obstacle and the mobile body (1) has become a predetermined value d1 or less, to cause a yaw rate in a direction away from the obstacle to be additionally generated on the mobile body (1), and also configured to correct the basic movement command so as to cause a rate of increase in magnitude of the yaw rate with respect to a decrease of the distance to be increased as the distance d is closer to the predetermined value d1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2020
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Inventors: Masaki Goto, Shinya Shirokura, Makoto Hasegawa, Kazumasa Ozaki
  • Patent number: 11016431
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a fixing device and a controller. The fixing device includes a heating unit and a pressurizing unit. The heating unit is configured to come into contact with a recording medium, onto which an image is transferred and which is transported, so as to heat the recording medium while rotating. The pressurizing unit is configured to press the recording medium against the heating unit. The fixing device is configured to fix the image to the recording medium. The controller is configured to control switching between a first mode for fixing the image to the recording medium and a second mode for making a transport speed of a sheet member that passes through the fixing device slower than a peripheral speed of the heating unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Hasegawa, Yasutaka Naito, Noriyuki Miyoshi
  • Patent number: 11018762
    Abstract: A transmission device that transmits main signal light to another transmission device via a transmission path, the transmission device includes a transmitter that generates monitoring signal light with intensity modulation based on a signal related to monitoring control of the transmission device and the other transmission device, a multiplexer that multiplexes the monitoring signal light into the main signal light, a receiver that acquires light receiving information from the other transmission device, the light receiving information being related to a light receiving state of the monitoring signal light, and a control circuit that controls a modulation degree of the intensity modulation in accordance with the light receiving information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Makoto Hasegawa, Norifumi Shukunami, Jun Okabe