Patents by Inventor Masahiro Togashi

Masahiro Togashi 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: 11002728
    Abstract: It is an object to provide a method for evaluating a medicinal substance targeting a G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR). Specifically, the present invention relates to a method for evaluating the activity of a GPCR comprising a step of bringing a target substance into contact with a cell expressing a GPCR on the cell membrane; and a step of determining the diffusive dynamics of the GPCR on the cell membrane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: RIKEN
    Inventors: Masataka Yanagawa, Yasushi Sako, Michio Hiroshima, Masato Yasui, Masahiro Ueda, Yuichi Togashi
  • Patent number: 10990340
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a plurality of display panels arranged in a matrix, each of the image display panel includes a plurality of drive electrodes extending in a first direction and a plurality of detection electrodes extending in a second direction crossing the first direction, wherein an AC voltage is sequentially applied to the plurality of drive electrodes of a first display panel, and the plurality of detection electrodes of a second display panel adjacent to the first display panel detect a signal output from the plurality of drive electrodes of the first display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Shinya Iuchi, Hayato Kurasawa, Masahiro Togashi, Tsutomu Harada, Yuji Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20200393933
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a touch detection device includes: first detectors that output first signal values corresponding to contact of detection target objects with first regions; at least one second detector that outputs at least one second signal value corresponding to at least one first force applied by the detection target objects to press at least one second region corresponding to the first regions; and a controller that calculates at least one third signal value corresponding to at least one second force applied by at least one of the detection target objects to the at least one second region, based on the first signal values, the at least one second signal value, and at least one reference value corresponding to a third force per at least one of the first signal values.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Shinya Iuchi, Masahiro Togashi, Hayato Kurasawa, Michio Yamamoto, Tatsunori Nagai
  • Patent number: 10788932
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a touch detection device includes: first detectors that output first signal values corresponding to contact of detection target objects with first regions; at least one second detector that outputs at least one second signal value corresponding to at least one first force applied by the detection target objects to press at least one second region corresponding to the first regions; and a controller that calculates at least one third signal value corresponding to at least one second force applied by at least one of the detection target objects to the at least one second region, based on the first signal values, the at least one second signal value, and at least one reference value corresponding to a third force per at least one of the first signal values.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Shinya Iuchi, Masahiro Togashi, Hayato Kurasawa, Michio Yamamoto, Tatsunori Nagai
  • Publication number: 20190294294
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a plurality of display panels arranged in a matrix, each of the image display panel includes a plurality of drive electrodes extending in a first direction and a plurality of detection electrodes extending in a second direction crossing the first direction, wherein an AC voltage is sequentially applied to the plurality of drive electrodes of a first display panel, and the plurality of detection electrodes of a second display panel adjacent to the first display panel detect a signal output from the plurality of drive electrodes of the first display panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Shinya IUCHI, Hayato KURASAWA, Masahiro TOGASHI, Tsutomu HARADA, Yuji SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 10324559
    Abstract: A display device unit includes a plurality of image display panels in such a manner that display surfaces of the plurality of image display panels are orderly arranged on a flat surface, and is configured to display an image using the plurality of display surfaces as a single screen. The image display panel includes a drive electrode unit to which an application voltage is applied and a detection electrode unit at which a detection voltage is generated in accordance with the application voltage. The application voltage is applied solely to the drive electrode unit included in an application image display panel which is a part of the image display panels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Shinya Iuchi, Hayato Kurasawa, Masahiro Togashi, Tsutomu Harada, Yuji Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10168803
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a pointing device used to indicate a position on a touch detecting device includes: a first output unit provided to a body of the pointing device with which a hand of a user holding the pointing device comes into contact; and a first signal generating unit that generates a palm detection signal including a first code and different from a signal detected in a touch operation with the pointing device, and outputs the palm detection signal to the first output unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Tatsunori Nagai, Masahiro Togashi
  • Patent number: 10013079
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display device includes: a display unit that displays an image; a touch detection unit that detects an instruction input provided by a pointing device to a display surface of the display unit; an acquisition unit that acquires information indicating a display color at an instruction input position, the display color being detected by a color sensor included in the pointing device; and a determination unit that performs determination processing to determine the instruction input position based on a color of the image and the color indicated by the information acquired by the acquisition unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Masahiro Togashi, Michio Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20170242541
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a touch detection device includes: first detectors that output first signal values corresponding to contact of detection target objects with first regions; at least one second detector that outputs at least one second signal value corresponding to at least one first force applied by the detection target objects to press at least one second region corresponding to the first regions; and a controller that calculates at least one third signal value corresponding to at least one second force applied by at least one of the detection target objects to the at least one second region, based on the first signal values, the at least one second signal value, and at least one reference value corresponding to a third force per at least one of the first signal values.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2017
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Inventors: Shinya Iuchi, Masahiro Togashi, Hayato Kurasawa, Michio Yamamoto, Tatsunori Nagai
  • Publication number: 20170061930
    Abstract: A display device unit includes a plurality of image display panels in such a manner that display surfaces of the plurality of image display panels are orderly arranged on a flat surface, and is configured to display an image using the plurality of display surfaces as a single screen. The image display panel includes a drive electrode unit to which an application voltage is applied and a detection electrode unit at which a detection voltage is generated in accordance with the application voltage. The application voltage is applied solely to the drive electrode unit included in an application image display panel which is a part of the image display panels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2016
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Inventors: Shinya IUCHI, Hayato KURASAWA, Masahiro TOGASHI, Tsutomu HARADA, Yuji SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20160306492
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display device includes: a display unit that displays an image; a touch detection unit that detects an instruction input provided by a pointing device to a display surface of the display unit; an acquisition unit that acquires information indicating a display color at an instruction input position, the display color being detected by a color sensor included in the pointing device; and a determination unit that performs determination processing to determine the instruction input position based on a color of the image and the color indicated by the information acquired by the acquisition unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2016
    Publication date: October 20, 2016
    Inventors: Masahiro TOGASHI, Michio YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20160306497
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a pointing device used to indicate a position on a touch detecting device includes: a first output unit provided to a body of the pointing device with which a hand of a user holding the pointing device comes into contact; and a first signal generating unit that generates a palm detection signal including a first code and different from a signal detected in a touch operation with the pointing device, and outputs the palm detection signal to the first output unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2016
    Publication date: October 20, 2016
    Inventors: Tatsunori NAGAI, Masahiro TOGASHI
  • Patent number: 8049646
    Abstract: In a key input device, a control section is configured to receives a key return signal as an interrupt signal in a standby mode, to set a normal mode in response to the interrupt signal, and to perform a key scan operation in the normal mode to determine an operated key. A key matrix section having a plurality of keys and configured to supply the key return signal to the control section in response to an operation to the operated key of the plurality of keys.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2007
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Renesas Electronics Corporation
    Inventor: Masahiro Togashi
  • Publication number: 20080079611
    Abstract: In a key input device, a control section is configured to receives a key return signal as an interrupt signal in a standby mode, to set a normal mode in response to the interrupt signal, and to perform a key scan operation in the normal mode to determine an operated key. A key matrix section having a plurality of keys and configured to supply the key return signal to the control section in response to an operation to the operated key of the plurality of keys.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2007
    Publication date: April 3, 2008
    Applicant: NEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Masahiro TOGASHI