Patents by Inventor Masaki Kobayashi

Masaki Kobayashi 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: 20220308695
    Abstract: A detection apparatus includes at least one processing unit, a light guide optical system configured to focus projected light to a spatial image forming plane to form an image thereon, and a sensor configured to shine a laser beam over a set scanning range to detect an entry depth of a target object in a direction orthogonal to the spatial image forming plane and an entry position of the target object on the spatial image forming plane, and the processing unit executes an operation associated with the entry position when the entry depth of the target object reaches a set depth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shunsuke HARA, Tetsuro NARIKAWA, Kazuyasu FUKANO, Masaki KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20220307821
    Abstract: A detection apparatus includes at least one processing unit, a light guide optical system configured to cause projected light to focus on a spatial image forming plane to form an image thereon, and a camera configured to detect an entry depth of a target object in a direction orthogonal to the spatial image forming plane and an entry position of the target object on the spatial image forming plane based on an image captured in such a manner that the spatial image forming plane is included within an angle of view, and the processing unit executes an operation associated with the entry position when the entry depth of the target object reaches a set depth.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shunsuke HARA, Tetsuro NARIKAWA, Kazuyasu FUKANO, Masaki KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20220299790
    Abstract: A projector includes a projection unit configured to emit projected light, a first projection unit configured to form an image in an aerial projection region from a first part of the projected light, and a second projection unit configured to form an image on a real projection surface from a second part of the projected light, the second part being different from the first part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2022
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaki KOBAYASHI, Kazuyasu FUKANO, Tetsuro NARIKAWA, Shunsuke HARA
  • Patent number: 11448962
    Abstract: A resist composition comprising a sulfonium salt having formula (1) as PAG, a base polymer, and an organic solvent, when processed by lithography, has light transmittance, acid diffusion suppressing effect, and excellent lithography performance factors such as DOF, LWR and MEF. A lithography process for forming a resist pattern from the composition is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takayuki Fujiwara, Kenichi Oikawa, Masaki Ohashi, Tomohiro Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20220291522
    Abstract: A projection processor includes a processing unit, and the processing unit obtains information concerning a first projected image which is projected by a projector to be formed on an image forming medium and corrects information concerning a second projected image which is formed on the image forming medium as projected light, which is to be refocused on an aerial space image forming section by a light guide optical system, based on the information concerning the first projected image obtained.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2022
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsuro NARIKAWA, Kazuyasu FUKANO, Masaki KOBAYASHI, Shunsuke HARA
  • Publication number: 20220295021
    Abstract: An image forming medium changing device includes a changing unit configured to change a characteristic of an image forming medium on which projected light is focused, wherein the projected light is refocused on an aerial space image forming section by a light guide optical system. A spatial projection apparatus including the image forming medium changing device includes multiple image forming media having different characteristics, and the changing unit is configured to be driven to dispose one image forming medium selected from the multiple image forming media on an image forming effective area interposed between a light source of the projected light and the light guide optical system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2022
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Applicant: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsuro NARIKAWA, Kazuyasu FUKANO, Masaki KOBAYASHI, Shunsuke HARA
  • Publication number: 20220273178
    Abstract: A blood pressure measurement system includes a sphygmomanometer having a nighttime blood pressure measurement mode for automatically starting blood pressure measurement according to a predetermined schedule, and an information terminal capable of communicating with the sphygmomanometer. The sphygmomanometer includes a mode operation unit that sets the sphygmomanometer to the nighttime blood pressure measurement mode. At least one of the sphygmomanometer and the information terminal includes a storage unit that stores measurement time at which blood pressure measurement was performed in the nighttime blood pressure measurement mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2022
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Applicant: OMRON HEALTHCARE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuka KOBAYASHI, Shingo YAMASHITA, Masaki YAMADA
  • Patent number: 11426136
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an X-ray diagnostic system is used with an operation apparatus for operating, from a position separated from an object, a device inserted inside the object, and includes an imaging apparatus, an designation receiving circuit, a first display, and a second display. The imaging apparatus performs X-ray imaging of the object. The designation receiving circuit receives designation of a position on medical data from a first user who operates the device. The first display is disposed at a position visible from the first user, and displays a first image according to the designation of the position. The second display is disposed at a position visible from a second user who performs positioning of the imaging apparatus, and displays a second image different from the first image according to the designation of the position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Masaki Akiyama, Yoshimasa Kobayashi, Jun Sakakibara, Keisuke Nakamura, Satoru Ohishi
  • Patent number: 11412762
    Abstract: Provided is pet food which is obtained by heating and foaming dough, the dough including: cereals which contain wheat; animal-derived raw ingredients; and an expanding agent, in which a wheat protein content in the dough is 1.5% by mass or greater, and the moisture content in a pet food product is in a range of 20% to 35% by mass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignees: UNICHARM CORPORATION, KYUSHU PETFOOD CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaki Ichihashi, Yosuke Kobayashi, Kentarou Kiya
  • Patent number: 11408309
    Abstract: A valve opening and closing timing control device includes: a drive-side rotary body rotating synchronously with a crankshaft; a driven-side rotary body arranged coaxially with the drive-side rotary body and rotating integrally with a valve opening and closing camshaft; a fluid pressure chamber defined between the drive-side and driven-side rotary bodies; advance and retard chambers defined by partitioning the fluid pressure chamber; an intermediate lock mechanism selectively switches between a lock state and a lock release state; advance and retard flow paths allowing a flow of the working fluid to be supplied to and discharged from the advance and retard chambers; a control valve including a spool; and a phase control unit moving a position of the spool by controlling a power supply amount to the control valve to supply and discharge the working fluid to and from the advance and retard chambers to displace a relative rotation phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: AISIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuo Ueda, Yuji Noguchi, Masaki Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11411051
    Abstract: An image pickup element is constituted by laminating at least a first electrode, an organic photoelectric conversion layer, and a second electrode in order, and the organic photoelectric conversion layer includes a first organic semiconductor material having the following structural formula (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki Murata, Hideaki Mogi, Shintarou Hirata, Iwao Yagi, Yasuharu Ujiie, Masashi Bando, Raku Shirasawa, Hajime Kobayashi, Mitsunori Nakamoto, Yuichi Tokita
  • Patent number: 11410868
    Abstract: An electrostatic chuck includes: an electrically-conductive base plate including a first part, a second part at an outer circumference of the first part, and a gas inlet path for introducing a cooling gas; a first electrostatic chuck part configured to clamp a wafer on the first part, including a ceramic dielectric substrate that includes an embedded first clamping electrode and at least one through-hole communicating with the gas inlet path; and a second electrostatic chuck part configured to clamp a focus ring on the second part, including a ceramic layer that includes at least one through-hole for introducing a cooling gas and that includes at least a first layer contacting the focus ring when the second electrostatic chuck part clamps the focus ring, in which the first layer is less dense than the ceramic dielectric substrate. Thereby, the electrostatic chuck can increase the device yield.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: Toto Ltd.
    Inventors: Masaki Sato, Ikuo Itakura, Shuichiro Saigan, Jun Shiraishi, Yutaka Momiyama, Kouta Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20220247966
    Abstract: A photoelectric conversion apparatus includes a first substrate including a pixel array including a plurality of pixels, a second substrate layered on the first substrate and including an AD conversion portion including a plurality of AD conversion circuits configured to convert a signal output from the first substrate into a digital signal, wherein the second substrate further includes a plurality of signal processing units including a first signal processing unit and a second signal processing unit both configured to perform machine learning processing, wherein each of a plurality of sets includes a plurality of AD conversion circuits that differ between the plurality of sets, wherein the first signal processing unit is arranged to correspond to one of the plurality of sets, and wherein the second signal processing unit is arranged to correspond to another one of the plurality of sets.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Kei Ochiai, Yoshiaki Takada, Masaki Sato, Masahiro Kobayashi, Daisuke Kobayashi, Tetsuya Itano, Nao Nakatsuji, Yasuhiro Oguro
  • Publication number: 20220247948
    Abstract: A photoelectric conversion apparatus includes a second substrate including a signal processing circuit configured to perform signal processing using machine learning on a signal output from the first substrate. The second substrate is disposed on the first substrate in a multilayer structure. The signal processing circuit is so disposed to overlap with a pixel array but not overlap with a light-shielded pixel area as seen in a plan view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Masaki Sato, Masahiro Kobayashi, Tatsuya Ryoki, Kohichi Nakamura, Daisuke Kobayashi, Hiroaki Kameyama, Yasuhiro Oguro
  • Patent number: 11403935
    Abstract: A communication circuit communicates with a right earphone worn on a right ear of a user and a left earphone worn on a left ear of the user to receive a first output signal generated by a first motion sensor provided in the right earphone and a second output signal generated by a second motion sensor provided in the left earphone. A detector detects whether a third party has approached the user based on a difference value between the first output signal and the second output signal received by the communication circuit. A notification unit notifies the user that the third party has approached the user when the detector detects that the third party has approached the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: JVCKENWOOD CORPORATION
    Inventors: Aki Hamada, Masaki Takei, Toru Kaiwa, Hiromitsu Asaka, Misa Suzuki, Masashi Uemoto, Miharu Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20220236643
    Abstract: A resist composition containing: (A) a resin containing a repeating unit having an acid-labile group and further containing at least one repeating unit having an aromatic substituent; (B) a photo-acid generator shown by a general formula (B-1); and (C) a solvent, where W1 represents a cyclic divalent hydrocarbon group having 4 to 12 carbon atoms with a heteroatom; W2 represents a cyclic monovalent hydrocarbon group having 4 to 14 carbon atoms without a heteroatom; Rf represents a divalent organic group shown by the following general formula; and M+ represents an onium cation. This provides a resist composition and a patterning process of using it that show a particularly favorable mask dimension dependency and CDU in photolithography where a light source is a high-energy beam such as a KrF excimer laser beam, an electron beam, or an extreme ultraviolet ray.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2021
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Teppei Adachi, Tomohiro Kobayashi, Kenichi Oikawa, Masaki Ohashi, Takayuki Fujiwara
  • Publication number: 20220237335
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a facility state analysis apparatus, a facility state analysis method, and a program capable of extracting a pole having a high risk without an inspector visiting a site. The facility state analysis apparatus according to the present invention creates a pole model from a material characteristic, dimensions, and a structure model of a pole, highly accurately estimates, by using a finite element method, a facility state such as deflection and an inclination when tension by a separately created cable model is applied to the pole model, and visualizes strength remaining in a facility system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2019
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki WAKI, Kazuya ANDO, Gen KOBAYASHI, Ryoichi KANEKO, Hiroaki TANIOKA
  • Publication number: 20220223924
    Abstract: To provide an aqueous sodium ion secondary battery which can achieve a high electrochemical capacity as compared with a known sodium ion secondary battery having an aqueous electrolytic solution. An aqueous sodium ion secondary battery includes a cathode, an anode, an electrolytic solution and a separator, wherein the cathode has at least a cathode active material containing at least a sodium transition metal polyanion represented by the formula Na3-xMPO4CO3 (M is at least one member selected from the group consisting of Fe, Mn, Ni and Co, and x is 0 or more and 2 or less), and the electrolytic solution is an aqueous electrolytic solution.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2020
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Applicants: KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION, TOSOH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shigeto OKADA, Baowei XIE, Toshiya TAKAHARA, Wataru KOBAYASHI, Masaki OKADA
  • Patent number: 11379210
    Abstract: A circuit board incorporable into an apparatus includes a substrate, a reception unit that is provided on the substrate and that wirelessly receives a function program for achieving a function, a storage unit that is provided on the substrate and to which a writing program for writing the function program received by the reception unit has been written in advance, a power supply provided on the substrate, and a power control unit that supplies power for receiving, with the reception unit, the function program and power for writing, on a basis of the writing program, the function program to the storage unit using the power supply without using an external power supply.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Masaaki Takei, Yujiro Kobayashi, Nobuyuki Obayashi, Kenji Nomura, Mamoru Sasamae, Masaki Kurokawa
  • Patent number: 11380574
    Abstract: An electrostatic chuck includes: an electrically-conductive base plate including a first part, a second part at an outer circumference of the first part, and a gas inlet path for introducing a cooling gas; a first electrostatic chuck part configured to clamp a wafer on the first part, including a ceramic dielectric substrate that includes an embedded first clamping electrode and at least one through-hole communicating with the gas inlet path; and a second electrostatic chuck part configured to clamp a focus ring on the second part, including a ceramic layer that includes at least one through-hole for introducing a cooling gas and that includes at least a first layer contacting the focus ring when the second electrostatic chuck part clamps the focus ring, in which the first layer is less dense than the ceramic dielectric substrate. Thereby, the electrostatic chuck can increase the device yield.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: Toto Ltd.
    Inventors: Masaki Sato, Ikuo Itakura, Shuichiro Saigan, Jun Shiraishi, Yutaka Momiyama, Kouta Kobayashi