Patents by Inventor Masahiro Kudo

Masahiro Kudo 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: 10836154
    Abstract: A liquid ejection apparatus includes a plurality of liquid ejection head units that eject liquid onto a conveyed object at different positions along a conveying path; a first support member and a second support member that are respectively provided at an upstream side and a downstream side of a landing position of liquid ejected by a corresponding liquid ejection head unit; a first detection unit that is installed between the first support member and the second support member and is configured to detect a position of the conveyed object in a direction orthogonal to a conveying direction of the conveyed object; a second detection unit that is installed upstream of the first detection unit; and a movement control unit that moves each liquid ejection head unit based on a plurality of detection results output by the first detection unit and/or the second detection unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Nagasu, Tomoaki Hayashi, Masayuki Sunaoshi, Koichi Kudo, Masahiro Mizuno
  • Publication number: 20200347458
    Abstract: The object of the present invention is to provide a method for determining the sensitivity of a subject to an SGLT2 inhibitor, and a sensitivity marker for the SGLT2 inhibitor. The present invention provides a method for determining the sensitivity of a subject to an SGLT2 inhibitor, comprising measuring a biomarker in the biological sample of a subject, and determining the sensitivity of the subject to the SGLT2 inhibitor using the measured biomarker value as an indicator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicants: NIHON UNIVERSITY, OSAKI CITY, NIPPON KAYAKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tadateru TAKAYAMA, Masahiro USUI, Keiko KUDO
  • Patent number: 10814622
    Abstract: A liquid ejection apparatus is provided that includes a plurality of liquid ejection head units that are configured to eject liquid onto a conveyed object being conveyed; a detection unit that is provided with respect to each liquid ejection head unit of the plurality of liquid ejection head units and is configured to output a detection result indicating at least one of a position, a moving speed, and an amount of movement of the conveyed object with respect to a conveying direction of the conveyed object; and a control unit configured to control the each liquid ejection head unit of the plurality of liquid ejection head units to eject liquid at a timing based on a plurality of the detection results of a plurality of the detection units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Mitsunobu Gohda, Tsuyoshi Nagasu, Koichi Kudo, Tomoaki Hayashi, Masayuki Sunaoshi, Masahiro Mizuno
  • Patent number: 10744756
    Abstract: A conveyance device includes a conveyor to convey a conveyed object, a head unit to perform an operation on the conveyed object being conveyed at a first conveyance speed, a sensor to acquire data of the conveyed object, a gauge to output a measured travel amount of the conveyed object, and a processor. The processor includes a calculator to calculate a detection result including at least one of a position, a speed of travel, and a calculated travel amount of the conveyed object based on the data acquired by the sensor; and an adjusting unit to adjust a timing of acquisition of the data acquired while the conveyed object is conveyed at the first conveyance speed, based on the detection result and the measured travel amount of the conveyed object being conveyed at a second conveyance speed lower than the first conveyance speed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Mitsunobu Gohda, Tomoaki Hayashi, Masahiro Mizuno, Tsuyoshi Nagasu, Koichi Kudo, Masayuki Sunaoshi
  • Patent number: 10742175
    Abstract: An amplifier circuit includes: an input circuit configured to receive an input signal; a load circuit provided in series with the input circuit and including a first variable resistance unit and a second variable resistance unit, a resistance value of the first variable resistance unit being controlled by a digital code, a resistance value of the second variable resistance unit being controlled by an analog control voltage; and a correction circuit including a third variable resistance unit having a circuit configuration corresponding to the first variable resistance unit and a fourth variable resistance unit having a circuit configuration corresponding to the second resistance unit, a resistance value of the third variable resistance unit being controlled by the digital code, a resistance value of the fourth variable resistance unit being controlled by the analog control voltage, the correction circuit being configured correct a resistance value of the load circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: SOCIONEXT INC.
    Inventor: Masahiro Kudo
  • Patent number: 10703762
    Abstract: A compound represented by the following formula (1):
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yu Kudo, Yumiko Mizuki, Masahiro Kawamura, Tomoki Kato, Hirokatsu Ito, Tasuku Haketa, Yuichi Nishimae, Annemarie Wolleb
  • Publication number: 20200214180
    Abstract: A power conversion device includes a cooling structure capable of cooling down, by a coolant that flows through a first flow channel formed by a first wall portion and a second wall portion facing with each other, a first electronic component and a second electronic component mounted on an external surface of the first wall portion. The first wall portion is formed in a stepwise shape, and includes a first mount portion on which the first electronic component is mounted, a second mount portion which has a different height from the first mount portion, and on which the second electronic component is mounted, and a first connection portion that is extended between the first mount portion and the second mount portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Takeshi Kobayashi, Daiki Kudo, Masahiro Shimada, Kenichi Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20200171854
    Abstract: A liquid ejection apparatus is provided that includes a plurality of liquid ejection head units that are configured to eject liquid onto a conveyed object that is being conveyed; a detection unit that is provided with respect to each liquid ejection head unit of the plurality of liquid ejection head units and is configured to output a detection result indicating at least one of a position, a moving speed, and an amount of movement of the conveyed object with respect to a conveying direction of the conveyed object; and a control unit configured to control each liquid ejection head unit of the plurality of liquid ejection head units to eject the liquid based on the detection result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masayuki SUNAOSHI, Tsuyoshi NAGASU, Tomoaki HAYASHI, Koichi KUDO, Masahiro MIZUNO
  • Publication number: 20200171846
    Abstract: A liquid ejection apparatus is provided that includes a plurality of liquid ejection head units that eject liquid onto a conveyed object at different positions along a conveying path for the conveyed object; a first support member and a second support member that are respectively provided at an upstream side and a downstream side of a landing position of liquid ejected by a corresponding liquid ejection head unit; a detection unit that is installed between the first support member and the second support member for the corresponding liquid ejection head unit and is configured to output a detection result indicating a position of the conveyed object with respect to a direction orthogonal to a conveying direction of the conveyed object; and a moving unit configured to move each liquid ejection head unit based on the detection result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomoaki HAYASHI, Tsuyoshi NAGASU, Masayuki SUNAOSHI, Koichi KUDO, Masahiro MIZUNO
  • Publication number: 20200128214
    Abstract: A medical display apparatus includes: a display unit configured to display an endoscope image; at least one video signal input circuit to which video signals related to the endoscope image can be inputted from an external medical instrument; a video processing circuit configured to generate a video reflecting a display setting specified for each of the video signals; and first and second processors, the first processor determines an endoscope type based on a mask pattern of the endoscope image related to each of the inputted video signals, and the second processor designates a display set value for each of video signals related to different endoscope images to the video processing circuit according to a determination result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shusuke TSUCHIYA, Masaya FUJITA, Masahiro KUDO, Takayuki IDA, Shinya MORIYAMA
  • Patent number: 10547007
    Abstract: A compound represented by formula (1): wherein Ar is a substituted or unsubstituted alkyl group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group having 6 to 30 ring carbon atoms, or a substituted or unsubstituted nitrogen-comprising heteroaryl group having 5 to 30 ring atoms; each of L1 and L2 is independently a single bond, a substituted or unsubstituted arylene group having 6 to 30 ring carbon atoms, a substituted or unsubstituted heteroarylene group having 5 to 30 ring atoms, or a substituted or unsubstituted divalent linking group wherein 2 to 4 groups selected from an arylene group having 6 to 30 ring carbon atoms and a heteroarylene group having 5 to 30 ring atoms are bonded to each other via a single bond; A is a monovalent group represented by formula (2); and B is a monovalent group represented by formula (5): wherein R1 to R10 and R21 to R30 are as defined in the description, enables the emission of light of a purer blue (shorter wavelength), a narrower half width (hig
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tasuku Haketa, Hirokatsu Ito, Yu Kudo, Masahiro Kawamura, Ryota Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10498525
    Abstract: An equalizer circuit includes: an addition circuit configured to add an input signal and a compensation signal; a comparison circuit configured to compare an output signal of the addition circuit; a plurality of first latch circuits configured to hold an output signal of the comparison circuit, the plurality of first latch circuits being connected in cascade; a selection circuit configured to select and output one of output signals of the comparison circuit and the plurality of first latch circuits; a second latch circuit configured to hold an output signal of the selection circuit; and a digital analog conversion circuit configured to generate the compensation signal, based on an output signal of the second latch circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: SOCIONEXT INC.
    Inventors: Daisuke Suzuki, Masahiro Kudo
  • Patent number: 10476710
    Abstract: An equalizer circuit includes a first adder circuit adding an input signal and including an addition terminal and a subtraction terminal; a comparator circuit comparing an output signal of the first adder circuit; a latch circuit latching data output from the comparator circuit; a first digital/analog converter circuit which outputs a first signal corresponding to an absolute value of an equalizing coefficient, when the equalizing coefficient is a positive value; a second digital/analog converter circuit which outputs a second signal corresponding to an absolute value of the equalizing coefficient, when the equalizing coefficient is a negative value; and a switch circuit which switches a connection between a set of an output terminal of the first digital/analog converter circuit, an output terminal of the second digital/analog converter circuit, and a set of the addition terminal and the subtraction terminal, based on the data latched in the latch circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: SOCIONEXT INC.
    Inventors: Masahiro Kudo, Daisuke Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20190195248
    Abstract: A fluidic cylinder has a cylinder tube having a cylinder chamber defined in an interior thereof has a pair of cover members attached to respective ends of the cylinder tube. A piston is disposed displaceably along the cylinder chamber, and a piston rod is connected to the piston. The piston and the cylinder tube are formed with rectangular shapes in cross section, the piston includes a wear ring which is in sliding contact with an inner wall surface of the cylinder tube, and a magnet is incorporated in the wear ring. At least one of the cover members includes bolt holes therein, the bolt holes extending in at least two or more directions including a direction in which the piston is displaced, and fastening bolts are selectively inserted into the bolt holes to fix the at least one of the cover members with respect to another member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2016
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: SMC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masayuki KUDO, Shinichiro NEMOTO, Masahiro KAWAKAMI, Yuu MIZUTANI, Eiko MIYASATO, Ken TAMURA
  • Publication number: 20190149315
    Abstract: An equalizer circuit includes: an addition circuit configured to add an input signal and a compensation signal; a comparison circuit configured to compare an output signal of the addition circuit; a plurality of first latch circuits configured to hold an output signal of the comparison circuit, the plurality of first latch circuits being connected in cascade; a selection circuit configured to select and output one of output signals of the comparison circuit and the plurality of first latch circuits; a second latch circuit configured to hold an output signal of the selection circuit; and a digital analog conversion circuit configured to generate the compensation signal, based on an output signal of the second latch circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: Daisuke SUZUKI, Masahiro Kudo
  • Publication number: 20190143675
    Abstract: A liquid ejection apparatus includes a plurality of liquid ejection head units that eject liquid onto a conveyed object at different positions along a conveying path; a first support member and a second support member that are respectively provided at an upstream side and a downstream side of a landing position of liquid ejected by a corresponding liquid ejection head unit; a first detection unit that is installed between the first support member and the second support member and is configured to detect a position of the conveyed object in a direction orthogonal to a conveying direction of the conveyed object; a second detection unit that is installed upstream of the first detection unit; and a movement control unit that moves each liquid ejection head unit based on a plurality of detection results output by the first detection unit and/or the second detection unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2019
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi NAGASU, Tomoaki HAYASHI, Masayuki SUNAOSHI, Koichi KUDO, Masahiro MIZUNO
  • Publication number: 20190109738
    Abstract: An equalizer circuit includes a first adder circuit adding an input signal and including an addition terminal and a subtraction terminal; a comparator circuit comparing an output signal of the first adder circuit; a latch circuit latching data output from the comparator circuit; a first digital/analog converter circuit which outputs a first signal corresponding to an absolute value of an equalizing coefficient, when the equalizing coefficient is a positive value; a second digital/analog converter circuit which outputs a second signal corresponding to an absolute value of the equalizing coefficient, when the equalizing coefficient is a negative value; and a switch circuit which switches a connection between a set of an output terminal of the first digital/analog converter circuit, an output terminal of the second digital/analog converter circuit, and a set of the addition terminal and the subtraction terminal, based on the data latched in the latch circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Inventors: Masahiro KUDO, Daisuke Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10193685
    Abstract: A reception circuit includes a determination circuit including comparator circuits configured to determinate a level of a received signal and a logic circuit configured to generate a digital signal based on outputs of the comparator circuits. The determination circuit is configured to determinate by a first number of the comparator circuits when the received signal is a first signal which is a multi-valued signal and determinate by a second number of the comparator circuits, the second number being smaller than the first number, when the received signal is a second signal. The logic circuit is configured to operate as a decoder which decodes outputs of the comparator circuits and generates the digital signal when the received signal is the first signal, and operates as a selector which selects an output of the comparator circuit for generating the digital signal when the received signal is the second signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: SOCIONEXT INC.
    Inventor: Masahiro Kudo
  • Publication number: 20180367103
    Abstract: An amplifier circuit includes: an input circuit configured to receive an input signal; a load circuit provided in series with the input circuit and including a first variable resistance unit and a second variable resistance unit, a resistance value of the first variable resistance unit being controlled by, a digital code, a resistance value of the second variable resistance unit being controlled by an analog control voltage; and a correction circuit including a third variable resistance unit having a circuit configuration corresponding to the first variable resistance unit and a fourth variable resistance unit having a circuit configuration corresponding to the second resistance unit, a resistance value of the third variable resistance unit being controlled by the digital code, a resistance value of the fourth variable resistance unit being controlled by the analog control voltage, the correction circuit being configured correct a resistance value of the load circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Inventor: Masahiro KUDO
  • Publication number: 20180344138
    Abstract: An endoscope system includes a video signal processing section configured to convert an endoscope image signal into a signal displayable on a display section, a status information notification necessity determination section configured to determine whether or not it is necessary to notify status information of a peripheral device, a visual line detection section configured to detect a visual line location of an operator in an endoscope image, an observation region setting section configured to set an observation region of the operator, a treatment instrument sensing section configured to sense a region in which a treatment instrument exists in the observation region, a status display control section configured to set a status display region in which the status information is displayed in a region within the observation region, and a status display superimposition section configured to superimpose the status information on the endoscope image in the status display region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Masahiro KUDO