Patents by Inventor Masahiro Tada

Masahiro Tada 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: 20210313384
    Abstract: A detection device comprising: an insulating substrate; a plurality of gate lines that are provided on the insulating substrate, and extend in a first direction; a plurality of signal lines that are provided on the insulating substrate, and extend in a second direction intersecting the first direction; a switching element coupled to each of the gate lines and each of the signal lines; a first photoelectric conversion element that comprises a first semiconductor layer containing amorphous silicon, and is coupled to the switching element; and a second photoelectric conversion element that comprises a second semiconductor layer containing polysilicon, and is coupled to the switching element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventors: Masahiro TADA, Makoto UCHIDA, Takashi NAKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20210287832
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composite component including a metal component having a substantially cylindrical shape or a substantially annular shape, and a ring-shaped bonded magnet disposed on the outer periphery of the metal component, the ring-shaped bonded magnet containing a thermoplastic resin, magnetic particles, and rubber particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Rie YOSHIDA, Masahiro ABE, Michiya KUME, Kohei IHARA, Shuichi TADA
  • Patent number: 11105690
    Abstract: To address the problem of providing a temperature history indicator capable of specifying a time when a temperature deviated from a set temperature range, a temperature history indicator according to the present invention is characterized in being provided with a substrate and temperature indicators that irreversibly change color upon deviation from a set temperature range, and in that a plurality of the temperature indicators are provided on the substrate, the temperatures at which the temperature indicators change color a within ±2° C. of each other, and the temperature indicators change color after different amounts of time from deviation from the set temperature range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuhiko Tada, Tomotoshi Ishida, Hiroshi Sasaki, Kohhei Aida, Masahiro Kawasaki
  • Publication number: 20210242256
    Abstract: The present technology relates to a solid-state imaging device and an electronic device that can expand a dynamic range in a pixel having a high-sensitivity pixel and a low-sensitivity pixel. The solid-state imaging device includes a pixel array unit in which a plurality of pixels is arranged in a two-dimensional manner, in which the pixel includes a first photoelectric conversion unit and a second photoelectric conversion unit having lower sensitivity than the first photoelectric conversion unit, and a size of the second photoelectric conversion unit in an optical axis direction in which light enters is smaller than a size of the first photoelectric conversion unit in the optical axis direction. The present technology can be applied to a backside-illumination CMOS image sensor, for example.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2021
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Inventors: HIDEO KIDO, MASAHIRO TADA, TAKAHIRO TOYOSHIMA, YASUSHI TATESHITA, HIKARU IWATA
  • Patent number: 10999713
    Abstract: An information providing apparatus of the present disclosure controls the output of information. The information providing apparatus includes a receiving unit that can receive a message. In addition, the information provide apparatus includes an output control unit that outputs the received message in a manner perceptible to multiple people. Further, the information apparatus includes a determination unit that determines whether the received message is a message addressed to a specific person among the multiple people. In a case where it is determined that the received message is a message addressed to the specific person, the output control unit can change an output mode of the received message, based on an attribute shared between the specific person and another person among the multiple people.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro Tada, Lei Tian
  • Patent number: 10998357
    Abstract: Provided is a solid-state imaging device and an electronic device that can expand a dynamic range in a pixel having a high-sensitivity pixel and a low-sensitivity pixel. The solid-state imaging device includes a pixel array unit in which a plurality of pixels is arranged in a two-dimensional manner, in which the pixel includes a first photoelectric conversion unit and a second photoelectric conversion unit having lower sensitivity than the first photoelectric conversion unit, and a size of the second photoelectric conversion unit in an optical axis direction in which light enters is smaller than a size of the first photoelectric conversion unit in the optical axis direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideo Kido, Masahiro Tada, Takahiro Toyoshima, Yasushi Tateshita, Hikaru Iwata
  • Patent number: 10964735
    Abstract: Provided is a solid-state imaging device and an electronic device that can expand a dynamic range in a pixel having a high-sensitivity pixel and a low-sensitivity pixel. The solid-state imaging device includes a pixel array unit in which a plurality of pixels is arranged in a two-dimensional manner, in which the pixel includes a first photoelectric conversion unit and a second photoelectric conversion unit having lower sensitivity than the first photoelectric conversion unit, and a size of the second photoelectric conversion unit in an optical axis direction in which light enters is smaller than a size of the first photoelectric conversion unit in the optical axis direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideo Kido, Masahiro Tada, Takahiro Toyoshima, Yasushi Tateshita, Hikaru Iwata
  • Patent number: 10961400
    Abstract: The present invention provides the following method for forming a multilayer coating film. The method comprises forming an uncured coating film of a specific primer paint composition (A) on a substrate, forming a top coating film of a specific top paint composition (B) on the uncured coating film, and simultaneously drying the films. The primer paint composition (A) is a paint composition comprising an epoxy resin (a1), a rust preventive pigment (a2), a color pigment (a3), and an extender pigment (a4); and the top paint composition (B) is a paint composition comprising an acrylic resin (b1) and an active methylene blocked polyisocyanate compound (b2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: KANSAI PAINT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keitaro Yamamoto, Masahiro Tada, Hirohisa Tsuda, Hideaki Katsuta
  • Publication number: 20210012082
    Abstract: A fingerprint detection apparatus comprising: an insulating substrate; a plurality of photoelectric conversion elements arrayed in a detection region of the insulating substrate, each of the photoelectric conversion elements configured to output a signal in accordance with light incident on each of the photoelectric conversion elements; first switching element, each corresponding to each of the photoelectric conversion elements and including a first semiconductor made of oxide semiconductor; a plurality of gate lines coupled with the first switching elements and extending in a first direction; a plurality of signal lines coupled with the first switching elements and extending in a second direction intersecting the first direction; and a gate line drive circuit including a second switching element that includes a second semiconductor made of polycrystalline silicone, the gate line drive circuit being provided in a peripheral region outside the detection region and configured to drive the gate lines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: Makoto UCHIDA, Takanori TSUNASHIMA, Masahiro TADA, Tomoyuki ITO, Takashi NAKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20200400491
    Abstract: Provided are a substrate, an organic material layer provided above the substrate at a position overlapping at least a detection region, a plurality of detection electrodes provided between the substrate and the organic material layer in a direction orthogonal to the substrate, a first switching element provided to each of the detection electrodes, a plurality of gate lines coupled with some first switching elements and extending in a first direction, a plurality of signal lines coupled with some first switching elements and extending in a second direction intersecting the first direction, and a drive circuit configured to supply gate drive signals having potentials determined for the respective gate lines based on a predetermined code to the respective first switching elements through the gate lines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2020
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Inventors: Hitoshi TANAKA, Masahiro TADA, Takashi NAKAMURA, Hiroshi MIZUHASHI, Fumitaka GOTOH, Hirofumi KATO
  • Publication number: 20200326807
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a lateral-electric-field liquid crystal display device includes a light-emitting display layer including OLEDs and a driving circuit controlling light emission of the OLEDs, a moisture impermeable film provided to be laminated on the light-emitting display layer to prevent infiltration of moisture into the light-emitting display layer, an optical substrate provided separately from the moisture impermeable film and subjecting light from the light-emitting display region to optical processing, a first touch electrode group serving as one electrode group of touch electrodes and provided on a back surface of the optical substrate, and an extraction electrode group formed to be laminated on the moisture impermeable film, the extraction electrode group and the optical substrate have an overlapping part in plan view, and electrodes of the first touch electrode group being electrically connected to electrodes of the extraction electrode group in the overlapping part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshiro Aoki, Takashi Nakamura, Masahiro Tada, Hirotaka Hayashi, Makoto Shibusawa, Yutaka Umeda, Miyuki Ishikawa
  • Publication number: 20200263317
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a group-III nitride crystal includes: a seed crystal preparation step of preparing a plurality of dot-shaped group-III nitrides on a substrate as a plurality of seed crystals for growth of a group-III nitride crystal; and a crystal growth step of bringing surfaces of the seed crystals into contact with a melt containing an alkali metal and at least one group-III element selected from gallium, aluminum, and indium in an atmosphere containing nitrogen and thereby reacting the group-III element with the nitrogen in the melt to grow the group-III nitride crystal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicants: OSAKA UNIVERSITY, Panasonic Corporation
    Inventors: Yusuke MORI, Masayuki IMANISHI, Masashi YOSHIMURA, Kousuke MURAKAMI, Shinsuke KOMATSU, Masahiro TADA, Yoshio OKAYAMA
  • Publication number: 20200263320
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a method for producing a group III nitride crystal in which generation of breaking or cracks is less likely to occur. To achieve the object, the method for producing a group III nitride crystal includes: seed crystal preparation including disposing a plurality of crystals of a group III nitride as a plurality of seed crystals on a substrate; and crystal growth including growing group III nitride crystals by contacting a surface of each of the seed crystals with a melt containing at least one group III element selected from gallium, aluminum, and indium and an alkali metal in an atmosphere containing nitrogen. In the seed crystal preparation, the plurality of seed crystals are disposed within a hexagonal region provided on the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshio OKAYAMA, Shinsuke KOMATSU, Masahiro TADA, Yusuke MORI, Masayuki IMANISHI, Masashi YOSHIMURA
  • Patent number: 10748947
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an imaging device, a manufacturing method, and an electronic apparatus. An imaging device includes: a sensor substrate with an effective pixel area; a transparent sealing member that seals a surface of the sensor substrate; a sealing resin that bonds the sensor substrate and the sealing member; and a reinforcing resin that bonds the sensor substrate and the sealing member. A product of adhesive strength per unit area of the sealing resin and the reinforcing resin in the outer peripheral region and an area of a part bonded in the outer peripheral region is set to be larger than a product of adhesive strength per unit area of the sealing resin in the effective pixel area and an area of a part bonded in the effective pixel area. The present technology can be applied to, for example, a CMOS image sensor of WCSP.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Masuda, Atsuhiro Ando, Norihiro Kubo, Chihiro Arai, Sotetsu Saito, Masahiro Tada, Shinji Miyazawa
  • Patent number: 10732751
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a lateral-electric-field liquid crystal display device includes a light-emitting display layer including OLEDs and a driving circuit controlling light emission of the OLEDs, a moisture impermeable film provided to be laminated on the light-emitting display layer to prevent infiltration of moisture into the light-emitting display layer, an optical substrate provided separately from the moisture impermeable film and subjecting light from the light-emitting display region to optical processing, a first touch electrode group serving as one electrode group of touch electrodes and provided on a back surface of the optical substrate, and an extraction electrode group formed to be laminated on the moisture impermeable film, the extraction electrode group and the optical substrate have an overlapping part in plan view, and electrodes of the first touch electrode group being electrically connected to electrodes of the extraction electrode group in the overlapping part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshiro Aoki, Takashi Nakamura, Masahiro Tada, Hirotaka Hayashi, Makoto Shibusawa, Yutaka Umeda, Miyuki Ishikawa
  • Publication number: 20200231179
    Abstract: A guidance system includes an outputter configured to output information, a first acquirer configured to acquire position information indicating an occurrence position of a predetermined event that occurred due to at least the feelings of an occupant in a moving body, a second acquirer configured to acquire position information indicating a position of a first moving body, and an output controller that is configured to cause the outputter to output guidance information for providing guidance to the occupant in the first moving body regarding the fact that there is a possibility of the predetermined event occurring in the first moving body according to the position information acquired by the first acquirer and the position information acquired by the second acquirer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Lei Tian, Masahiro Tada
  • Patent number: 10651206
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a semiconductor device includes a first gate electrode, a semiconductor layer, a first insulating layer, a second gate electrode, a second insulating layer, a third insulating layer, a first contact hole, and a first electrode. The first electrode passes through the first contact hole and electrically connects the first gate electrode, the first region and the second gate electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Masahiro Tada
  • Publication number: 20190292379
    Abstract: The present invention provides the following method for forming a multilayer coating film. The method comprises forming an uncured coating film of a specific primer paint composition (A) on a substrate, forming a top coating film of a specific top paint composition (B) on the uncured coating film, and simultaneously drying the films. The primer paint composition (A) is a paint composition comprising an epoxy resin (a1), a rust preventive pigment (a2), a color pigment (a3), and an extender pigment (a4); and the top paint composition (B) is a paint composition comprising an acrylic resin (b1) and an active methylene blocked polyisocyanate compound (b2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: KANSAI PAINT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keitaro YAMAMOTO, Masahiro TADA, Hirohisa TSUDA, Hideaki KATSUTA
  • Publication number: 20190289436
    Abstract: An information providing apparatus comprises: a receiving unit configured to receive a message; one or more processors; and a memory storing instructions which, when the instructions are executed by the one or more processors, cause the information providing apparatus to function as: an output control unit configured to output the received message in a manner perceptible to a plurality of persons; and a determination unit configured to determine whether the received message is a message addressed to a specific person among the plurality of persons, wherein the output control unit, in a case where it is determined that the received message is a message addressed to the specific person, changes an output mode of the received message, based on an attribute shared between the specific person and another person among the plurality of persons.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Masahiro Tada, Lei Tian
  • Publication number: 20190289435
    Abstract: An information provision apparatus comprises: a processor; and a memory storing instructions which, when executed by the processor, cause the information provision apparatus to function as: an identification unit configured to identify a relatedness of a plurality of people; an information provision unit configured to, in order to cause information to be perceivably outputted from an output unit to the people, provide predetermined information to the output unit; and a selection unit configured to, based on the relatedness of the plurality of people, select the predetermined information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Masahiro TADA, Lei TIAN