Patents by Inventor Manabu Nishizawa

Manabu Nishizawa 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: 10865134
    Abstract: A wavelength-selective transmissive glass has a light transmittance Tmore than 315 nm and 400 nm or less at a wavelength of more than 315 nm and 400 nm or less represented by the formula shown below of 1% or more in terms of a plate thickness of 6 mm and a light transmittance T315 nm or less at a wavelength of 315 nm or less represented by the formula shown below of 60% or less in terms of a plate thickness of 6 mm. Ak is a weighting factor at a wavelength k (nm) for calculating T (light transmittance) defined in ISO-9050:2003, and Tk is a transmittance at the wavelength k (nm) in terms of a plate thickness of 6 mm: Tmore than 315 nm and 400 nm or less=(?k=more than 315400Ak×Tk)/(?k=more than 315400Ak) T315 nm or less=(?k=300315Ak×Tk)/(?k=300315Ak).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignees: AGC Inc., TSUBOTA LABORATORY, INC.
    Inventors: Kensuke Nagai, Tetsuya Nakashima, Yutaka Kuroiwa, Hiroyuki Hijiya, Masamichi Tanida, Akio Koike, Manabu Nishizawa, Kazuo Tsubota, Toshihide Kurihara, Hidemasa Torii
  • Patent number: 10626810
    Abstract: A control apparatus for a diesel engine includes a neighboring temperature estimating section which estimates a temperature of a neighborhood of a glow plug that heats an interior of a cylinder upon startup, and a supercharging pressure control section which controls a supercharging pressure in such a way that a rotation fluctuation of the engine does not increase, on the basis of the estimated temperature of the neighborhood of the glow plug.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toru Nishizawa, Shuichi Iio, Kiyoshi Ohga, Ryota Nakayama, Takashi Yamazaki, Yoshihiro Imaoka, Yasushi Ohmura, Isshou Uehara, Masahiko Nakano, Manabu Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20200075787
    Abstract: To provide a cover glass for a solar cell module which can sufficiently maintain the power generation efficiency of a solar cell module, even when a design is imparted to the entire surface of the cover glass so as to make solar cells be invisible from the outside, and a solar cell module. To provide a cover glass 14 to be bonded on light-receiving surfaces 16A and 16B of solar cells 16 via an encapsulant material 18, which has a visible transmittance of from 0% to 60% and an average infrared transmittance of from 20% to 100%, which is a value calculated by simply averaging transmittances at 5 nm intervals in an infrared region at a wavelength of from 780 nm to 1,500 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicants: AGC Inc, AGC GLASS EUROPE
    Inventors: Tomohiro SAKAI, Tetsuji IRIE, Yu ONOZAKI, Aichi INOUE, Manabu NISHIZAWA, Hiroyuki YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10425618
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus provide for: displaying a program guide on a display device, the program guide being such that respective program frames for a plurality of programs are arranged in a display area having a time axis of one or more time slots and a channel axis; displaying a cursor on the display device and allowing a user to move the cursor, highlight desired ones of the program frames, and select from among the plurality of programs in the program guide; and displaying detailed program information regarding content of one of the programs of one of the program frames that is highlighted and/or selected by the user via the cursor, where the detailed information is displayed by enlarging the one of the program frames as compared with others of the program frames.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: Manabu Nishizawa, Yuki Kobayashi, Kensaku Ishizuka, Koji Kanai
  • Publication number: 20180297888
    Abstract: A wavelength-selective transmissive glass has a light transmittance Tmore than 315 nm and 400 nm or less at a wavelength of more than 315 nm and 400 nm or less represented by the formula shown below of 1% or more in terms of a plate thickness of 6 mm and a light transmittance T315 nm or less at a wavelength of 315 nm or less represented by the formula shown below of 60% or less in terms of a plate thickness of 6 mm. Ak is a weighting factor at a wavelength k (nm) for calculating T (light transmittance) defined in ISO-9050:2003, and Tk is a transmittance at the wavelength k (nm) in terms of a plate thickness of 6 mm: Tmore than 315 nm and 400 nm or less=(?k=more than 315400 Ak×Tk)/(?k=more than 315400 Ak) T315 nm or less=(?k=300315 Ak×Tk)/(?k=300315 Ak).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2018
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicants: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED, TSUBOTA LABORATORY, INC.
    Inventors: Kensuke NAGAI, Tetsuya NAKASHIMA, Yutaka KUROIWA, Hiroyuki HIJIYA, Masamichi TANIDA, AKIO KOIKE, Manabu NISHIZAWA, Kazuo TSUBOTA, Toshihide KURIHARA, Hidemasa TORII
  • Patent number: 10075561
    Abstract: A connection section 112 is connected to a client apparatus through a network. A service providing unit provides a service of reception/distribution of a digital broadcast in accordance with a service providing request supplied from the client apparatus. A client information storage section 116 stores therein information associated with the client apparatus connected to the connection section 112. When the service providing request is supplied from a second client apparatus while the service providing unit provides an exclusive service to a first client apparatus, a client information presentation section 110 presents information associated with at least one client apparatus to the other client apparatus. An arbitration section 114 causes at least one of the first client apparatus and the second client apparatus to select whether or not to stop the service for the first client apparatus and to start the provision of the service to the second client apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT INC.
    Inventors: Masayoshi Mizuno, Manabu Nishizawa, Yuki Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 9910560
    Abstract: An operation button carries out an operation of an electronic apparatus through a key input. A touch panel is a display area of the electronic apparatus and carries out an operation of the electronic apparatus through a touch operation. A display controlling unit displays, in response to the operation of at least one of the operation button and the touch panel, a menu including at least one choice relating to the operation of the electronic apparatus on a display device. Here, the display controlling unit displays a menu to be displayed in response to the operation of the operation button and a menu to be displayed in response to the operation of the touch panel such that the menus include at least one common choice and besides the common choice is disposed in layouts different from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: Masakazu Hayashi, Kensaku Ishizuka, Eiji Yamada, Yuki Kobayashi, Manabu Nishizawa
  • Patent number: 9813660
    Abstract: An apparatus information acquisition unit 444 acquires information representative of a limitation relating to viewing or recording of a broadcasting program in regard to each of a plurality of recording apparatus. An operation detection unit 44 accepts a user operation which designates a recording target program. When the user operation is accepted, a recording apparatus selection unit 446 determines a priority of each recording apparatus in response to the limitation relating to viewing or recording of a broadcasting program in each recording apparatus, and selects a recording apparatus which has the highest priority as a recording apparatus which is to record the recording target program.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT INC.
    Inventors: Kensaku Ishizuka, Yuki Kobayashi, Masakazu Hayashi, Manabu Nishizawa
  • Patent number: 9787627
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus according to embodiments includes: a comment acquisition unit for acquiring a comment of a viewer for a program from an external posting site to which a comment, which is feedback on the content of a program, is instantly posted; and a comment displaying unit for displaying the comment acquired by the comment acquisition unit in a live information display area located below an image display screen for displaying an image of the program. The comment displaying unit scroll-displays, in a horizontal direction, a comment acquired by the comment acquisition unit in either a first lane or a second lane of the live information display area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: Manabu Nishizawa, Takashi Hayasaka, Kensaku Ishizuka, Hiroyuki Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20170247284
    Abstract: To provide a glass plate which is hardly broken and which has a high infrared transmittance. A glass plate, which has a thickness of from 1 to 8 mm, has an infrared transmittance T3000 at a wavelength of 3,000 nm of at least 4%, an average thermal expansion coefficient a at from 50 to 350° C. of from 15 to 35×10?7/° C., and a glass composition comprising, as represented by mol% based on oxides, from 50 to 85% of SiO2, from 0.1 to 25% of Al2O3, from 0.1 to 20% of B2O3, from 0 to 20% in total of at least one member selected from MgO, CaO, SrO, BaO and ZnO, and from 0 to 20% in total of at least one member selected from Li2O, Na2O and K2O.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2017
    Publication date: August 31, 2017
    Applicant: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Junko MIYASAKA, Suguru MURAYAMA, Seiki OHARA, Manabu NISHIZAWA
  • Patent number: 9670087
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an alkali-free glass having a strain point of 725° C. or higher, an average thermal expansion coefficient at from 50 to 300° C. of from 30×10?7 to 40×107/° C., a temperature T2 at which a glass viscosity is 102 dPa·s of 1,710° C. or lower, and a temperature T4 at which a glass viscosity is 104 dPa·s of 1,320° C. or lower, the alkali-free glass including, in terms of mol % on the basis of oxides, SiO2: 66 to 70, Al2O3: 12 to 15, B2O3: 0 to 1.5, MgO: more than 9.5 and 13 or less, CaO: 4 to 9, SrO: 0.5 to 4.5, BaO: 0 to 1, and ZrO2: 0 to 2, in which MgO+CaO+SrO+BaO is from 17 to 21, MgO/(MgO+CaO+SrO+BaO) is 0.4 or more, MgO/(MgO+CaO) is 0.4 or more, MgO/(MgO+SrO) is 0.6 or more, and the alkali-free glass does not substantially contain an alkali metal oxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Tsujimura, Manabu Nishizawa, Akio Koike
  • Patent number: 9663395
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an alkali-free glass having a strain point of from 680 to 735° C., an average thermal expansion coefficient at from 50 to 350° C. of from 30×10?7 to 43×10?7/° C., and a specific gravity of 2.60 or less, and containing, indicated by mol % on the basis of oxides, SiO2 65 to 69%, Al2O3 11.5 to 14%, B2O3 3 to 6.5%, MgO 1 to 5%, CaO 7.5 to 12%, SrO 0 to 1%, BaO 0.5 to 6%, and ZrO2 0 to 2%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2017
    Assignee: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Hirofumi Tokunaga, Manabu Nishizawa, Akio Koike
  • Patent number: 9540273
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a non-alkali glass having a strain point of from 710° C. to lower than 725° C., an average thermal expansion coefficient at from 50 to 300° C. of from 30×10?7 to 43×10?7/° C., a temperature T2 at which glass viscosity reaches 102 dPa·s of 1710° C. or lower, a temperature T4 at which the glass viscosity reaches 104 dPa·s of 1320° C. or lower, and containing, indicated by mol % on the basis of oxides, SiO2 66 to 70, Al2O3 12 to 14, B2O3 exceeding 0 to 1.5, MgO exceeding 9.5 to 13 (or 5 to 9.5), CaO 4 to 9 (or 4 to 11), SrO 0.5 to 4.5, BaO 0 to 0.5 and ZrO 0 to 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Hirofumi Tokunaga, Tomoyuki Tsujimura, Manabu Nishizawa, Akio Koike
  • Patent number: 9505650
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a non-alkali glass substrate, having a strain point of 685° C. or higher and 750° C. or lower, an average thermal expansion coefficient at 50 to 350° C. of from 35×10?7 to 43×10?7/° C., a specific gravity of from 2.50 to 2.80, a photoelastic constant of 25 nm/MPa/cm or more and less than 29 nm/MPa/cm, and a temperature (T4) at which viscosity reaches 104 dPa·s of 1,250° C. or higher and lower than 1,350° C., and having a prescribed composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Manabu Nishizawa, Akio Koike, Hirofumi Tokunaga
  • Patent number: 9382152
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a non-alkali glass having a strain point of from 710° C. to lower than 725° C., an average thermal expansion coefficient at from 50 to 300° C. of from 30×10?7 to 43×10?7/° C., a temperature T2 at which glass viscosity reaches 102 dPa·s of 1710° C. or lower, a temperature T4 at which the glass viscosity reaches 104 dPd·s of 1320° C. or lower, and containing, indicated by mol % on the basis of oxides, SiO2 66 to 70, Al2O3 12 to 14, B2O3 exceeding 0 to 1.5, MgO exceeding 9.5 to 13 (or 5 to 9.5), CaO 4 to 9 (or 4 to 11), SrO 0.5 to 4.5, BaO 0 to 0.5 and ZrO 0 to 2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2016
    Assignee: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Hirofumi Tokunaga, Tomoyuki Tsujimura, Manabu Nishizawa, Akio Koike
  • Publication number: 20160068427
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a non-alkali glass having a strain point of from 710° C. to lower than 725° C., an average thermal expansion coefficient at from 50 to 300° C. of from 30×10?7 to 43×10?7/° C., a temperature T2 at which glass viscosity reaches 102 dPa·s of 1710° C. or lower, a temperature T4 at which the glass viscosity reaches 104 dPa·s of 1320° C. or lower, and containing, indicated by mol % on the basis of oxides, SiO2 66 to 70, Al2O3 12 to 14, B2O3 exceeding 0 to 1.5, MgO exceeding 9.5 to 13 (or 5 to 9.5), CaO 4 to 9 (or 4 to 11), SrO 0.5 to 4.5, BaO 0 to 0.5 and ZrO 0 to 2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Publication date: March 10, 2016
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Hirofumi TOKUNAGA, Tomoyuki TSUJIMURA, Manabu NISHIZAWA, Akio KOIKE
  • Patent number: 9245584
    Abstract: In an information processing apparatus, a cue playback decision unit 610 determines, based on recording information acquired from a recording information storage unit in which a recorded content having a program recorded and the recording information of the recorded content are associated with each other, whether or not a recorded content of a playback target is a recorded content whose recording is started prior to starting time of the program and which is to be played back by cue playback. A time confirmation unit 612 acquires, when it is determined that the recorded content is a recorded content to be played back by cue playback, recording starting time included in the recording information of the recorded content of the playback target from the recording information storage unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignees: SONY CORPORATION, SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC.
    Inventors: Manabu Nishizawa, Kensaku Ishizuka, Masakazu Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20160002095
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an alkali-free glass having a strain point of 725° C. or higher, an average thermal expansion coefficient at from 50 to 300° C. of from 30×10?7 to 40×107/° C., a temperature T2 at which a glass viscosity is 102 dPa·s of 1,710° C. or lower, and a temperature T4 at which a glass viscosity is 104 dPa·s of 1,320° C. or lower, the alkali-free glass including, in terms of mol % on the basis of oxides, SiO2: 66 to 70, Al2O3: 12 to 15, B2O3: 0 to 1.5, MgO: more than 9.5 and 13 or less, CaO: 4 to 9, SrO: 0.5 to 4.5, BaO: 0 to 1, and ZrO2: 0 to 2, in which MgO+CaO+SrO+BaO is from 17 to 21, MgO/(MgO+CaO+SrO+BaO) is 0.4 or more, MgO/(MgO+CaO) is 0.4 or more, MgO/(MgO+SrO) is 0.6 or more, and the alkali-free glass does not substantially contain an alkali metal oxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2015
    Publication date: January 7, 2016
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Tomoyuki TSUJIMURA, Manabu NISHIZAWA, Akio KOIKE
  • Patent number: 9193622
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an alkali-free glass having a strain point of 725° C. or higher, an average thermal expansion coefficient at from 50 to 300° C. of from 30×10?7 to 40×10?7/° C., a temperature T2 at which a glass viscosity is 102 dPa·s of 1,710° C. or lower, and a temperature T4 at which a glass viscosity is 104 dPa·s of 1,320° C. or lower, the alkali-free glass including, in terms of mol % on the basis of oxides, SiO2: 66 to 70, Al2O3: 12 to 15, B2O3: 0 to 1.5, MgO: more than 9.5 and 13 or less, CaO: 4 to 9, SrO: 0.5 to 4.5, BaO: 0 to 1, and ZrO2: 0 to 2, in which MgO+CaO+SrO+BaO is from 17 to 21, MgO/(MgO+CaO+SrO+BaO) is 0.4 or more, MgO/(MgO+CaO) is 0.4 or more, MgO/(MgO+SrO) is 0.6 or more, and the alkali-free glass does not substantially contain an alkali metal oxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignee: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Tsujimura, Manabu Nishizawa, Akio Koike
  • Publication number: 20150334448
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus provide for: displaying a program guide on a display device, the program guide being such that respective program frames for a plurality of programs are arranged in a display area having a time axis of one or more time slots and a channel axis; displaying a cursor on the display device and allowing a user to move the cursor, highlight desired ones of the program frames, and select from among the plurality of programs in the program guide; and displaying detailed program information regarding content of one of the programs of one of the program frames that is highlighted and/or selected by the user via the cursor, where the detailed information is displayed by enlarging the one of the program frames as compared with others of the program frames.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2015
    Publication date: November 19, 2015
    Applicant: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: Manabu NISHIZAWA, Yuki KOBAYASHI, Kensaku ISHIZUKA, Koji KANAI