Patents by Inventor Masahiko Sakai

Masahiko Sakai 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: 10377002
    Abstract: A manufacturing machine is capable of subtractive manufacturing and additive manufacturing for a workpiece. The manufacturing machine includes: a first headstock and a second headstock disposed in a first processing area and configured to hold a workpiece; a lower tool rest and a tool spindle disposed in the first processing area and configured to hold a tool to be used for subtractive manufacturing for the workpiece; an additive manufacturing head disposed in a second processing area; and a robot arm configured to hold a workpiece and transport the workpiece between the first processing area and the second processing area. The additive manufacturing head is configured to discharge a material toward the workpiece held by the robot arm during additive manufacturing for the workpiece. Accordingly, the manufacturing machine configured simply to be capable of subtractive manufacturing and additive manufacturing is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: DMG MORI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiko Mori, Yuhei Mezawa, Shigeyuki Takashima, Shigetsugu Sakai, Makoto Fujishima, Eiichiro Gomi
  • Publication number: 20190137387
    Abstract: An object of the present disclosure is to provide a device that can be manufactured in a simple process while ensuring a reduction in influence of noise on an electronic component. A device according to the present disclosure, accomplished to fulfill the object, includes light emitting element, light receiving element, electronic component to process signals sent from light receiving element, and optical component cover light emitting element and light receiving element. The device further includes reflector cover a lower surface of optical component and substrate. Reflector has first opening directly above light emitting element and second opening directly above light receiving element. Light emitting element, light receiving element, reflector, electronic component, and optical component are mounted over substrate. Reflector is electrically connected to substrate by a member disposed between reflector and substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2017
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: MASAHIKO OHBAYASHI, KOJI SAKAI, RYOSUKE MESHII, SHINICHI KISHIMOTO, AKIRA MATSUURA
  • Patent number: 8261055
    Abstract: A first information processing apparatus encrypts data that it receives from a second information processing apparatus, and transmits the data thus encrypted to an external device. The second information processing apparatus transmits the data to the first information processing apparatus according to a data size that results after a data size being necessary for communication of the encrypted data is subtracted from a specified data size.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2007
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2012
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Masahiko Sakai
  • Patent number: 8184311
    Abstract: An image processing system including an image processing device and a control device which controls data transfer to said image processing device is provided. When the control device is connected to the image processing device via the network, the control device encrypts the decrypted data and transfers the encrypted data to the image processing device via the network, and when the control device is connected to the image processing device via a leased cable, the control device transfers the decrypted data to the image processing device via the cable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2012
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Masahiko Sakai
  • Patent number: 8076253
    Abstract: An opal-finished fabric having a stereoscopic pattern is provided, in which both the fiber-decomposed part and the non-decomposed fiber part are rich in color expression, and the fiber-decomposed part having a sufficient strength with a thin material having highly transparent appearance in the fiber-decomposed part. The fabric is an opal-finished fabric obtained with two or more kinds of fibers and formed with a fiber-decomposed part showing a transparent appearance by removing at least one kind of the fibers and a non-decomposed fiber part, in which for solving the problems, the fiber-decomposed part contains mainly nylon fibers, and the non-decomposed fiber part contains mainly colored polyester fibers and non-colored nylon fibers. The non-decomposed fiber part is preferably constituted by a layer containing mainly polyester fibers and a layer containing mainly nylon fibers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2006
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2011
    Assignee: Seiren Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masahiko Sakai, Takuya Suehiro, Katsuhiko Yanagi
  • Patent number: 8069736
    Abstract: The present invention aims at detecting torque with a high degree of precision, by suppressing influences such as disturbance and rotation dependency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2011
    Assignee: Ono Sokki Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Masahiko Sakai
  • Patent number: 7953078
    Abstract: The address of an image processing apparatus is set as the network address of an external network of an information processing apparatus, a network address different from the address of the image processing apparatus is set as the network address of a local network, and an address different from these network addresses is distributed to another information processing apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2011
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Masahiko Sakai
  • Patent number: 7945649
    Abstract: In an information processing device according to the present invention, in the case of acquiring a setting value by using a protocol, a setting value acquired from a server by using the protocol is stored into a storage area for storing a setting value designated by a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2011
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Masahiko Sakai
  • Patent number: 7692095
    Abstract: A wire harness lead-out structure includes a body that includes a containing portion for receiving a wire harness and a corrugated tube covering the wire harness, a lid that is attached to the body to close an upper opening of the body, two completely-fixing ribs that are formed on the body and the lid respectively to be engaged in grooves of the corrugated tube to prevent a movement of the corrugated tube in an axial direction of the corrugated tube, and a provisionally-fixing rib that is formed in a single line on the opposed side walls of the body to be engaged in a single groove of the corrugated tube, and is disposed between the two completely-fixing ribs. The wire harness lead-out structure length required for provisionally fixing a corrugated tube can be reduced and a compact design can be achieved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2010
    Assignees: Yazaki Corporation, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Toshihiro Katsumata, Mitsuharu Suzuki, Shintaro Suzuki, Jun Ishida, Masahiko Sakai, Takuya Tajika
  • Publication number: 20100077870
    Abstract: The present invention aims at detecting torque with a high degree of precision, by suppressing influences such as disturbance and rotation dependency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2009
    Publication date: April 1, 2010
    Inventor: Masahiko Sakai
  • Patent number: 7681041
    Abstract: In an image formation apparatus which receives data transmitted from plural external apparatuses connected through a network and processes the received data, transmission source lists associated with users of the image formation apparatus are stored in a memory, the transmission source list corresponding to the user authenticated with respect to the image formation apparatus is selected, it is judged, when the data is received from the external apparatus, whether or not transmission source information of the external apparatus has been registered on the transmission source list, and it is controlled based on the judged result whether or not to process the received data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2010
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Masahiko Sakai
  • Publication number: 20090263636
    Abstract: An opal-finished fabric having a stereoscopic pattern is provided, in which both the fiber-decomposed part and the non-fiber-decomposed part are rich in color expression, and the fiber-decomposed part having a sufficient strength with a thin material having highly transparent appearance in the fiber-decomposed part. The fabric is an opal-finished fabric obtained with two or more kinds of fibers and formed with a fiber-decomposed part showing a transparent appearance by removing at least one kind of the fibers and a non-fiber-decomposed part, in which for solving the problems, the fiber-decomposed part contains mainly nylon fibers, and the non-fiber-decomposed part contains mainly colored polyester fibers and non-colored nylon fibers. The non-fiber-decomposed part is preferably constituted by a layer containing mainly polyester fibers and a layer containing mainly nylon fibers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2006
    Publication date: October 22, 2009
    Applicant: SEIREN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiko Sakai, Takuya Suehiro, Katsuhiko Yanagi
  • Patent number: 7548329
    Abstract: In an image formation apparatus which includes a nonvolatile memory, the apparatus has a first mode of controlling so that a job does not remain in the nonvolatile memory after image formation is performed based on the job and a second mode of storing the job in the nonvolatile memory and not physically deleting the job in the nonvolatile memory after the image formation is performed based on the job, it is registered whether the image formation is performed in the first mode or the second mode with respect to each user authenticated by the apparatus, and it is selectively controlled to perform the image formation in either one of the first mode and the second mode based on the user authentication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2004
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2009
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Masahiko Sakai
  • Publication number: 20090050350
    Abstract: A wire harness lead-out structure includes a body that includes a containing portion for receiving a wire harness and a corrugated tube covering the wire harness, a lid that is attached to the body to close an upper opening of the body, two completely-fixing ribs that are formed on the body and the lid respectively to be engaged in grooves of the corrugated tube to prevent a movement of the corrugated tube in an axial direction of the corrugated tube, and a provisionally-fixing rib that is formed in a single line on the opposed side walls of the body to be engaged in a single groove of the corrugated tube, and is disposed between the two completely-fixing ribs. The completely-fixing ribs are arranged in two lines corresponding to two grooves of the corrugated tube, the two grooves being both adjacent to the single groove corresponding to the provisionally-fixing rib.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2008
    Publication date: February 26, 2009
    Applicants: YAZAKI CORPORATION, HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshihiro KATSUMATA, Mitsuharu SUZUKI, Shintaro SUZUKI, Jun ISHIDA, Masahiko SAKAI, Takuya TAJIKA
  • Publication number: 20080028203
    Abstract: A first information processing apparatus encrypts data that it receives from a second information processing apparatus, and transmits the data thus encrypted to an external device. The second information processing apparatus transmits the data to the first information processing apparatus according to a data size that results after a data size being necessary for communication of the encrypted data is subtracted from a specified data size.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2007
    Publication date: January 31, 2008
    Applicant: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Masahiko SAKAI
  • Publication number: 20070223473
    Abstract: The address of an image processing apparatus is set as the network address of an external network of an information processing apparatus, a network address different from the address of the image processing apparatus is set as the network address of a local network, and an address different from these network addresses is distributed to another information processing apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2007
    Publication date: September 27, 2007
    Applicant: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Masahiko Sakai
  • Patent number: 7233993
    Abstract: In a distributed printing system in which an original print job is divided into a plurality of distributed print jobs that are printed on a plurality of output devices, in order to stop outputting the pages subsequent to a predetermined page in the original print job, an instruction for outputting up to the predetermined page is inputted. It is determined which of the output devices outputs the distributed print job that includes the predetermined page. Based on this determination, an instruction to stop outputting the pages subsequent to the predetermined page is issued to the output device that outputs the distributed print job that includes the predetermined page.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2004
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2007
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Masahiko Sakai
  • Publication number: 20070058560
    Abstract: There is provided a device which comprises: a reception unit adapted to receive a specific request transmitted from an information processing device on a network; a judgment unit adapted to judge whether or not setting concerning the network in the device has been changed; and a control unit adapted to not execute a process for the specific request received by the reception unit in a case where it is judged by the judgment unit that the setting concerning the network has been changed, and to execute the process for the specific request received by the reception unit in a case where it is judged by the judgment unit that the setting concerning the network is not changed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2006
    Publication date: March 15, 2007
    Applicant: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Masahiko Sakai
  • Patent number: 7037388
    Abstract: A steel plate for paint use which contains C (0.12% or less), Si (1.0% or less), Mn (2.5% or less), P (0.05% or less), S (0.02% or less), and Cr (0.05% or less), Cu (0.05–3.0%), Ni (0.05–6.0%), Ti (0.025–0.15%), and Cu+Ni (0.50% or more), with PCM being 0.23% or less, in terms of mass %. Said steel plate may contain at least one additional component selected from B (0.0005–0.0030%), Al (0.05–0.50%), Ca (0.0001–0.05%), Ce (0.0001–0.05%), La (0.0001–0.05%), Nb (0.002–0.05%), V (0.01–0.10%), Zr (0.002–0.05%), and Mo (0.05–0.5%), in terms of mass %. This steel plate provides good weldability as well as good painting durability in a salt-polluted environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2002
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2006
    Assignee: Kobe Steel, Ltd.
    Inventors: Toshiaki Kan, Shigeo Okano, Satoru Takeshita, Masahiko Sakai
  • Publication number: 20060047788
    Abstract: In an information processing device according to the present invention, in the case of acquiring a setting value by using a protocol, a setting value acquired from a server by using the protocol is stored into a storage area for storing a setting value designated by a user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2005
    Publication date: March 2, 2006
    Applicant: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Masahiko Sakai