Patents by Inventor Masanori Iwasaki

Masanori Iwasaki 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: 20220121042
    Abstract: A contact lens according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes: a lens section that is worn on an eyeball; one or a plurality of functional sections that is provided in the lens section; and one or a plurality of terminals that is physically coupled to the one or plurality of functional sections, and is configured to be physically couplable to an external terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2020
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Inventors: MASANORI IWASAKI, TSUKASA YOSHIMURA, TAKAYUKI HIRABAYASHI, KEN HAYAKAWA, FUMIKO SHIGA
  • Publication number: 20220043241
    Abstract: The present technology relates to, for example, a lens attached substrate including a substrate which has a through-hole formed therein and a light shielding film formed on a side wall of the through-hole and a lens resin portion which is formed inside the through-hole of the substrate. The present technology can be applied to, for example, a lens attached substrate, a layered lens structure, a camera module, a manufacturing apparatus, a manufacturing method, an electronic device, a computer, a program, a storage medium, a system, and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2021
    Publication date: February 10, 2022
    Applicant: SONY SEMICONDUCTOR SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke MORIYA, Masanori IWASAKI, Takashi OINOUE, Yoshiya HAGIMOTO, Hiroyasu MATSUGAI, Hiroyuki ITOU, Suguru SAITO, Keiji OHSHIMA, Nobutoshi FUJII, Hiroshi TAZAWA, Toshiaki SHIRAIWA, Minoru ISHIDA
  • Publication number: 20220032455
    Abstract: An estimation apparatus includes: an acquisition section that acquires a measurement result of a measurement unit that measures an object to be an estimation target of a contact sense in a contactless manner; a determination section that makes a determination as to an aspect of the object or a measurement condition of the object on a basis of the measurement result of the measurement unit; a selection section that selects, on a basis of a result of the determination, an estimation scheme to be used for estimation of the contact sense of the object from among a plurality of estimation schemes; and an estimation section that estimates the contact sense of the object using the selected estimation scheme.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2019
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Inventors: SHINICHIRO GOMI, MASANORI IWASAKI, KEN HAYAKAWA, NAOKI FUJIWARA, TSUKASA YOSHIMURA, AKINORI SHINGYOUCHI, JUNICHI TANAKA, AKIRA TANGE
  • Publication number: 20210397003
    Abstract: The present technology provides a video projection system (100) including: a video projection device (101) equipped with a projection optical system (110) configured to project video display light onto an eyeball (130); and an optical element (120) configured to cause the video display light to be collected near a pupil and then to reach a retina. The video projection system (100) is used in a state where a positional relationship between the optical element (120) and the eyeball (130) is fixed. Furthermore, the present technology also provides a video projection method including: a projection step of projecting video display light from a video projection device toward an eyeball; and a light collecting step of causing video display light projected in the projection step to be collected near a pupil with an optical element (120) and then to reach a retina.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2019
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Inventor: MASANORI IWASAKI
  • Patent number: 11194135
    Abstract: The present technology relates to, for example, a lens attached substrate including a substrate which has a through-hole formed therein and a light shielding film formed on a side wall of the through-hole and a lens resin portion which is formed inside the through-hole of the substrate. The present technology can be applied to, for example, a lens attached substrate, a layered lens structure, a camera module, a manufacturing apparatus, a manufacturing method, an electronic device, a computer, a program, a storage medium, a system, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Yusuke Moriya, Masanori Iwasaki, Takashi Oinoue, Yoshiya Hagimoto, Hiroyasu Matsugai, Hiroyuki Itou, Suguru Saito, Keiji Ohshima, Nobutoshi Fujii, Hiroshi Tazawa, Toshiaki Shiraiwa, Minoru Ishida
  • Patent number: 11109015
    Abstract: A display apparatus according to the present disclosure includes a display unit formed with a lens being arranged for a plurality of adjoining pixels including a left-eye pixel and a right-eye pixel, as a unit, a detection unit attached to the display unit and configured to detect positional information and orientation information of an eye of an observer with respect to a display surface of the display unit, a signal processing unit configured to generate virtual image information for each of the left-eye pixel and the right-eye pixel so as to present a virtual image in an aspect ratio different from the aspect ratio of the display surface of the display unit on the basis of a result of detection obtained by the detection unit, and a display control unit configured to drive the left-eye pixel and the right-eye pixel on the basis of the virtual image information generated by the signal processing unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventor: Masanori Iwasaki
  • Patent number: 11101308
    Abstract: [Object] The present disclosure relates to an image pickup device, an image pickup apparatus, and a production apparatus and method with which protection performance of an organic film can be improved. [Solving Means] An image pickup device according to the present disclosure includes: a photoelectric conversion device that photoelectrically converts incident light that has entered from outside; an organic film that is formed by being laminated on a light-incident surface side of the photoelectric conversion device; and an inorganic film that is formed by being laminated on a light-incident surface and side surfaces of the organic film and seals the organic film, the side surfaces of the organic film being tilted by an angle at which a thickness of the inorganic film that is formed by being laminated on the side surfaces becomes a predetermined thickness. The present disclosure is applicable to an image pickup device, an image pickup apparatus, a production apparatus for an image pickup device, and the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventor: Masanori Iwasaki
  • Patent number: 11031441
    Abstract: An electro-optical device includes a first substrate, a second substrate, and a color filter disposed in a layer between the first substrate and the second substrate. An adhesive is disposed in a layer between the color filter and the second substrate. A first overcoat layer is disposed in a layer between the adhesive and the color filter, and a second overcoat layer is disposed in the layer between the adhesive and the color filter and is disposed along the first overcoat layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masanori Iwasaki, Suguru Akagawa, Narumi Ishibashi, Takeshi Koshihara
  • Patent number: 10962808
    Abstract: Provided is a contact lens including: a lens unit configured to be worn on an eyeball; an image pickup unit configured to capture an image of a subject, the image pickup unit being provided in the lens unit; and an image pickup control unit configured to control the image pickup unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoichiro Sako, Masanori Iwasaki, Kazunori Hayashi, Takayasu Kon, Takatoshi Nakamura, Tomoya Onuma, Akira Tange
  • Publication number: 20210085177
    Abstract: A contact lens according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes a lens unit to be placed on an eyeball and a mesh-like or meandering linear communication electrode provided in all or a portion of the lens unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2018
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Inventors: Masanori IWASAKI, Takayuki HIRABAYASHI, Naoto YAMAGUCHI, Tsukasa YOSHIMURA, Masakazu YAJIMA, Fumiko SHIGA
  • Publication number: 20210080749
    Abstract: A contact lens according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes a lens section to be worn on an eyeball. The contact lens further includes a communication electrode, a sensor device, a controller, and a shield layer in the lens section. The controller supplies electric power to the communication electrode, and outputs a signal corresponding to information acquired by the sensor device to the communication electrode. The shield layer is provided at a position facing at least one of the sensor device, the controller, or the communication electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: Masanori IWASAKI, Takayuki HIRABAYASHI, Naoto YAMAGUCHI, Tsukasa YOSHIMURA, Masakazu YAJIMA, Fumiko SHIGA
  • Patent number: 10942299
    Abstract: Provided is a liquid lens that includes a first electrode and a second electrode to which a predetermined voltage is applied. The second electrode is arranged outside the first electrode in the planar direction, and an insulating film having water repellency is formed on an upper surface of the second electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: Sony Corporaton
    Inventor: Masanori Iwasaki
  • Publication number: 20200365639
    Abstract: A deformation of a stacked lens is suppressed. A stacked lens structure has a configuration in which substrates with lenses having a lens disposed on an inner side of a through-hole formed in the substrate are bonded and stacked by direct bonding. The present technique can be applied to a camera module or the like in which a stacked lens structure in which at least three substrates with lenses including first to third substrates with lenses which are substrates with lenses in which a through-hole is formed in the substrate and a lens is formed on an inner side of the through-hole is integrated with a light receiving element, for example.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyasu MATSUGAI, Hiroyuki ITOU, Suguru SAITO, Keiji OHSHIMA, Masanori IWASAKI, Toshihiko HAYASHI, Shuzo SATO, Nobutoshi FUJII, Hiroshi TAZAWA, Toshiaki SHIRAIWA, Minoru ISHIDA
  • Patent number: 10818717
    Abstract: A deformation of a stacked lens is suppressed. A stacked lens structure has a configuration in which substrates with lenses having a lens disposed on an inner side of a through-hole formed in the substrate are bonded and stacked by direct bonding. The present technique can be applied to a camera module or the like in which a stacked lens structure in which at least three substrates with lenses including first to third substrates with lenses which are substrates with lenses in which a through-hole is formed in the substrate and a lens is formed on an inner side of the through-hole is integrated with a light receiving element, for example.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyasu Matsugai, Hiroyuki Itou, Suguru Saito, Keiji Ohshima, Masanori Iwasaki, Toshihiko Hayashi, Shuzo Sato, Nobutoshi Fujii, Hiroshi Tazawa, Toshiaki Shiraiwa, Minoru Ishida
  • Publication number: 20200295091
    Abstract: An electro-optical device includes a first substrate, a second substrate, and a color filter disposed in a layer between the first substrate and the second substrate. An adhesive is disposed in a layer between the color filter and the second substrate. A first overcoat layer is disposed in a layer between the adhesive and the color filter, and a second overcoat layer is disposed in the layer between the adhesive and the color filter and is disposed along the first overcoat layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masanori IWASAKI, Suguru AKAGAWA, Narumi ISHIBASHI, Takeshi KOSHIHARA
  • Publication number: 20200271956
    Abstract: A contact lens according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes: a lens unit to be placed on an eyeball; and an optical device that is mainly provided in a circular region opposed to a pupil that becomes small by contraction in a case where the lens unit is placed on the eyeball, and provides an action that is different from an action of the lens unit to light entering the eyeball.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: MASANORI IWASAKI, NAOTO YAMAGUCHI, TSUKASA YOSHIMURA, MASAKAZU YAJIMA, FUMIKO SHIGA, KEN HAYAKAWA
  • Publication number: 20200268247
    Abstract: A biological information processing apparatus according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes a generating section and an output section. The generating section generates an analysis result according to a request of a user on a basis of first biological information about a tear, an eyeball, or a line of sight obtained using a contact lens. The output section outputs the analysis result generated by the generating section to an external apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: MASANORI IWASAKI, NAOTO YAMAGUCHI, TSUKASA YOSHIMURA, MASAKAZU YAJIMA, FUMIKO SHIGA, KEN HAYAKAWA
  • Publication number: 20200257138
    Abstract: A contact lens according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes a lens section attachable to an eyeball, and one or a plurality of structure portions provided in the lens section and intended to accumulate tears. This makes it possible to, for example, measure an absorption spectrum of the tears, by emitting light toward the tears accumulated in the one or plurality of structure portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventor: Masanori IWASAKI
  • Publication number: 20200237308
    Abstract: A contact lens according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes: a lens section that is worn on an eyeball; an acquisition section that is provided in the lens section and acquires biological information; and an output section that outputs the biological information acquired by the acquisition section to an external apparatus to be worn on a human body. The output section has one or a plurality of coil antennas extending along a front surface of the lens section, and a capacitor that is coupled to the one or the plurality of coil antennas in series or in parallel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Masanori IWASAKI, Takayuki HIRABAYASHI, Naoto YAMAGUCHI, Tsukasa YOSHIMURA, Masakazu YAJIMA, Fumiko SHIGA, Ken Hayakawa
  • Patent number: 10714541
    Abstract: An electro-optical device includes a first substrate including a plurality of light-emitting elements and a color filter provided corresponding to the plurality of light-emitting elements and a second substrate being a light-transmissive substrate and disposed facing the first substrate with an adhesive provided between the first substrate and the second substrate. An adhesive surface of the color filter of the first substrate is provided with protrusions and recesses in a stripe pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masanori Iwasaki, Suguru Akagawa, Narumi Ishibashi, Takeshi Koshihara