Patents by Inventor Masaki Watanabe

Masaki Watanabe 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: 20220289543
    Abstract: An operation panel for aerial work vehicles that can be operated by one hand and removable from a deck and used as a remote control. The operation panel body of an operation panel equipped with a driving operation device is detachably mounted on a deck, the driving operation device being provided with: a control stick capable of tilting back/forth and left/right from the neutral position, and that causes an aerial work vehicle to perform a traveling operation to move forward, backward, and stop as the control stick tilts back/forth and a steering operation to steer as the control stick tilts in the left/right directions; and an enable switch that is located in a position where the enable switch can be pressed by the same fingers as those gripping and tilting the control stick, and that enables the traveling operation and steering operation only when pressed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2020
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Inventors: Norihide IKARASHI, Masahiko WATANABE, Masaki HIWATASHI
  • Publication number: 20220282996
    Abstract: A rotational angle detection apparatus is provided with a magnet disposed so as to be rotatable integrally with an axis of rotation, having a substantially circular shape when viewed along the axis of rotation, and including a magnetization vector component in a direction orthogonal to the axis of rotation; a magnetic sensor that outputs a sensor signal on the basis of change in a magnetic field accompanying rotation of the magnet; and a rotational angle detector that detects a rotational angle of the rotating body on the basis of the sensor signal output by the magnetic sensor; wherein the magnet has a curved inclined surface with a concave shape along the axis of rotation from a prescribed position on the outer side in a radial direction toward the axis of rotation, and when a circular virtual plane orthogonal to the axis of rotation and centered at the axis of rotation is established at a position opposed to the curved inclined surface, the magnetic sensor is disposed at a position at which the amplitudes
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2022
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Inventors: Masaki NAGATA, Kazuya WATANABE, Hiraku HIRABAYASHI
  • Patent number: 11436729
    Abstract: The medical image processing apparatus according to the present embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to acquire contrast image data generated by imaging a subject. The processing circuitry is configured to input the acquired contrast image data to a learned model to generate a time phase data classified according to a contrast state of a lesion area with a contrast agent included in the acquired contrast image data, the learned model being for generating the time phase data based on the acquired contrast image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yu Igarashi, Masaki Watanabe, Yasunori Honjo
  • Publication number: 20220276557
    Abstract: A chemically amplified negative resist composition comprising (A) a sulfurane or selenurane compound having formula (A1) wherein M is sulfur or selenium and (B) a base polymer containing a polymer comprising repeat units having formula (B1) is provided. The resist composition exhibits a high resolution during pattern formation and forms a pattern with minimal LER or LWR.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2022
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Applicant: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Keiichi Masunaga, Satoshi Watanabe, Masaaki Kotake, Masaki Ohashi
  • Publication number: 20220278194
    Abstract: A semiconductor device having a high cutoff resistance capable of suppressing local current/electric field concentration and current concentration at a chip termination portion due to an electric field variation between IGBT cells due to a shape variation and impurity variation during manufacturing. The semiconductor device is characterized by including an emitter electrode formed on a front surface of a semiconductor substrate via an interlayer insulating film, a collector electrode formed on a back surface of the semiconductor substrate, a first semiconductor layer of a first conductivity type in contact with the collector electrode, a second semiconductor layer of a second conductivity type, a central area cell, and an outer peripheral area cell located outside the central area cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Applicant: Hitachi Power Semiconductor Device, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomoyasu Furukawa, Masaki Shiraishi, So Watanabe, Tomoyuki Miyoshi, Yujiro Takeuchi
  • Publication number: 20220269174
    Abstract: A chemically amplified positive resist composition is provided comprising (A) a sulfurane or selenurane compound having formula (A1) wherein M is sulfur or Selenium and (B) a base polymer containing a polymer comprising repeat units having formula (B1). The resist composition exhibits a high resolution during pattern formation and forms a pattern with improved LER and CDU.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2022
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Applicant: Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masaaki Kotake, Satoshi Watanabe, Keiichi Masunaga, Masaki Ohashi
  • Publication number: 20220271270
    Abstract: A manufacturing method for an electrode plate and an electrode plate are provided. The method includes deposition-layer forming to form a deposition layer in which active material particles and binder particles are deposited on a surface of a current collecting foil and heat pressing to form an electrode layer on the surface of the current collecting foil by heating and compressing a deposition-layer-formed current collecting foil having the deposition layer on the surface of the current collecting foil. The deposition layer includes a first deposition layer placed on a side of the current collecting foil and a second deposition layer constituting a surface of the deposition layer. The deposition-layer forming includes forming the deposition layer in which a content rate of the binder particles in the second deposition layer is lower than a content rate of the binder particles in the first deposition layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2022
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Inventors: Sokichi OKUBO, Tomoyuki UEZONO, Momoka MIYAJIMA, Nagisa SHIMASAKI, Masaki WATANABE, Miyuki MATSUYAMA
  • Publication number: 20220252681
    Abstract: A magnetic field detection device, containing a) a first soft magnetic body containing a1) a first plate including a first surface having a first outer edge; and a2) a first protrusion disposed directly or indirectly on the first surface of the first plate at a first arrangement position set back from the first outer edge, the first protrusion including a first tip on an opposite side to the first surface; and b) a magnetic detector provided in a vicinity of the first tip, wherein the magnetic detector has a magnetic sensing direction along the first surface, and the first protrusion is capable of bending a direction of a first magnetic flux, which comes into the first plate, along the first surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2022
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki NAGATA, Kazuya WATANABE, Keisuke UCHIDA, Kohei HONMA, Hiraku HIRABAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20220244321
    Abstract: Provided is a magnetic field detection device that includes a first and second soft magnetic bodies, and a magnetic detector. The first and second soft magnetic bodies extend along a first plane and are disposed in confronted relation in a third direction. The first plane includes both a first direction and a second direction orthogonal to the first direction. The third direction is orthogonal to both the first and second directions. The magnetic detector is provided between the first and second soft magnetic bodies in the third direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaki NAGATA, Kazuya WATANABE, Keisuke UCHIDA, Kohei HONMA, Hiraku HIRABAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20220244065
    Abstract: The control device according to the present disclosure is a control device that controls a destination of a vehicle. The control device includes a processor that sets, upon acquiring occurrence information of a disaster, when the disaster has occurred at a first destination preset for an electric vehicle to be controlled or in a route to the first destination, a second destination different from the first destination, achieving the same purpose as the first destination, and at which no disaster has occurred, and a route to the second destination and in which no disaster has occurred.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2021
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshimasa WATANABE, Kizuku YAMADA, Masaki ITO, Sakiko YOSHIDA, Yuki TAKAHASHI, Tomonori IMAMURA
  • Patent number: 11400455
    Abstract: A sample measuring system to reduce waste generated in a plurality of measurement units to be discarded to a common disposal unit while suppressing interference between measurement units due to waste disposal is provided. The sample measuring system includes a first measurement unit and a second measurement unit for measuring a sample, and a common disposal unit for storing waste generated from the first measurement unit and the second measurement unit. The first measurement unit includes a first disposal port connected to the disposal unit for discharging the waste generated in the first measurement unit. The second measurement unit includes a second disposal port connected to the disposal unit for discharging the waste generated in the second measurement unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: SYSMEX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroki Kotake, Kenji Yoshimura, Yuji Watanabe, Masaki Shiba
  • Publication number: 20220234453
    Abstract: A power supply control device according to the present disclosure includes a processor that generates control information for preferentially supplying electric power to a wide traveling lane when information on a disaster is acquired in a plurality of traveling lanes in which a vehicle travels in the same direction, each of the traveling lanes having a different width.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2021
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masaki ITO, Yuki TAKAHASHI, Sakiko YOSHIDA, Kizuku YAMADA, Yoshimasa WATANABE, Tomonori IMAMURA
  • Patent number: 11385544
    Abstract: A composition for forming a silicon-containing resist underlayer film contains at least: one or more compounds shown by the following general formula (P-0); and a thermally crosslinkable polysiloxane (Sx), where R100 represents divalent organic group substituted with one or more fluorine atoms; R101 and R102 each independently represent a linear, branched, or cyclic monovalent hydrocarbon group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms optionally substituted with a hetero-atom or optionally interposed by hetero-atom; R103 represents linear, branched, or cyclic divalent hydrocarbon group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms optionally substituted with a hetero-atom or optionally interposed by hetero-atom; R101 and R102, or R101 and R103, are optionally bonded to each other to form a ring with sulfur atom in the formula; and L104 represents a single bond or linear, branched, or cyclic divalent hydrocarbon group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms optionally substituted with a hetero-atom or optionally interposed by hetero-atom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsutomu Ogihara, Yusuke Biyajima, Masahiro Kanayama, Tsukasa Watanabe, Masaki Ohashi
  • Publication number: 20220212564
    Abstract: A control device according to the present disclosure is a control device configured to control charging and discharging of the power storage device included in a drive device. The control device includes a processor configured to determine whether the remaining capacity of the power storage device is able to reach the target charging capacity by a disaster occurrence predicted time when disaster information including the predicted time is acquired and is configured to calculate the discharge capacity that is able to be discharged by the predicted time when it is determined that the target charging capacity is able to be reached by the predicted time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2021
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshimasa WATANABE, Kizuku YAMADA, Masaki ITO, Sakiko YOSHIDA, Yuki TAKAHASHI, Tomonori IMAMURA
  • Publication number: 20220212558
    Abstract: There is provided a power supply device that supplies electric power to a motor-driven vehicle including a power storage device through one of wireless supply of electric power using a wireless system and wired supply of electric power using a wired system to the motor-driven vehicle. The power supply device includes a processor configured to perform control for recommending the supply of electric power using the wired system as a power supply system for the motor-driven vehicle when information on a disaster is received.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2021
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshimasa Watanabe, Kizuku Yamada, Masaki Ito, Sakiko Yoshida, Yuki Takahashi, Tomonori Imamura
  • Patent number: 11371863
    Abstract: A rotational angle detection apparatus is provided with a magnet disposed so as to be rotatable integrally with an axis of rotation, having a substantially circular shape when viewed along the axis of rotation, and including a magnetization vector component in a direction orthogonal to the axis of rotation; a magnetic sensor that outputs a sensor signal on the basis of change in a magnetic field accompanying rotation of the magnet; and a rotational angle detector that detects a rotational angle of the rotating body on the basis of the sensor signal output by the magnetic sensor; wherein the magnet has a curved inclined surface with a concave shape along the axis of rotation from a prescribed position on the outer side in a radial direction toward the axis of rotation, and when a circular virtual plane orthogonal to the axis of rotation and centered at the axis of rotation is established at a position opposed to the curved inclined surface, the magnetic sensor is disposed at a position at which the amplitudes
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: TDK Corporation
    Inventors: Masaki Nagata, Kazuya Watanabe, Hiraku Hirabayashi
  • Publication number: 20220196416
    Abstract: A vehicle travel route control system controls a plurality of vehicles having an autonomous driving function or a driving assist function, wherein a vehicle dispatch information data server creates a travel route map, in which driving mode switching position at which vehicles have switched over during travel to the manual driving mode from the autonomous driving mode, have been added to a road map. Based on the travel route map, a travel route that avoids the driving mode switching position is calculated from among a plurality of routes on which a dispatch vehicle candidate travels to a destination via user position. When a travel route that avoids the driving mode switching position is calculated, a dispatch vehicle candidate is set as a dispatch vehicle, and the calculated travel route information is transmitted to an on-board unit mounted in the dispatch vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Inventors: Masayasu SUZUKI, Masahide NAKAMURA, Masaki WATANABE, Daisuke SAITO
  • Publication number: 20220190309
    Abstract: A method for producing an electrode sheet includes heating before pressing to heat the electrode sheet to soften or melt binder particles contained in an electrode mixture layer and roll-pressing the electrode sheet heated in the heating before pressing by use of first and second rolls. In the roll-pressing, the temperature of an outer peripheral surface of a first roll with which an outer surface of the electrode mixture layer of the electrode sheet contacts is set lower than the temperature of an outer peripheral surface of the second roll, and the electrode sheet is roll-pressed so that an adhesive strength of binder particles in the electrode mixture layer to the first roll is reduced lower than an adhesive strength of the binder particles to a current collecting foil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2021
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Inventors: Tomoyuki UEZONO, Sokichi OKUBO, Momoka MIYAJIMA, Nagisa SHIMASAKI, Masaki WATANABE, Miyuki MATSUYAMA
  • Publication number: 20220189613
    Abstract: An analyzing apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry acquires a plurality of time-series medical images. The processing circuitry calculates, for each of image pairs each formed of two medical images included in the medical images, a first index value indicating similarity between image signals in the two medical images. The processing circuitry also calculates, on the basis of a plurality of the first index values calculated for the respective image pairs, a second index value corresponding to a statistical value in a time direction of the first index values.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2022
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicant: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasunori HONJO, Tetsuya KAWAGISHI, Masaki WATANABE
  • Patent number: 11337674
    Abstract: An ultrasonography apparatus includes transmitting circuitry, and processing circuitry. The transmitting circuitry configured to cause an ultrasound probe to transmit a displacement-generation ultrasonic wave to cause a displacement in a tissue of a living body, and cause the probe to transmit an observation ultrasonic wave to observe a displacement of a tissue of a living body in a predetermined scan region, the displacement caused based on the displacement-generation ultrasonic wave. The processing circuitry configured to accept a setting instruction that corresponds to the region, and that is related to an acquisition frequency of an image based on a reflected wave signal that is acquired by the probe by transmission and reception of the observation ultrasonic wave, determine a transmission condition for at least one of the displacement-generation ultrasonic wave and the observation ultrasonic wave, according to the setting instruction, and control the transmission circuitry based on the condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuko Kanayama, Akihiro Kakee, Masaki Watanabe