Patents by Inventor Naoki Saito

Naoki Saito 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: 20240015460
    Abstract: An information processing device includes: a signal acquisition unit that acquires an audio signal; a storage unit that stores head-related transfer function information corresponding to a user; a determination processing unit that determines whether or not the head-related transfer function information corresponding to the user is stored in another information processing device; a transfer function acquisition unit that acquires the head-related transfer function information corresponding to the user; and a function application unit that applies the head-related transfer function information corresponding to the user to the audio signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2021
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Applicant: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazushi YOSHIDA, Tatsuya TAMAKI, Izuru TANAKA, Mitsutoshi AOYAGI, Naoki SAITO
  • Publication number: 20230408316
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a physical quantity detection device configured to reduce an influence of a resonance phenomenon of sound pressure on flow rate characteristics. The physical quantity detection device according to the present invention includes: a housing arranged in the main passage; a sub-passage arranged in the housing; a flow rate detection unit arranged in the sub-passage; a circuit unit electrically connected to the flow rate detection unit; a circuit chamber arranged in the housing and accommodating the circuit unit; and a first introduction passage including one end open to the sub-passage and the other end open to the circuit chamber to communicate between the sub-passage and the circuit chamber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2021
    Publication date: December 21, 2023
    Inventors: Nobuaki GORAI, Akira UENODAN, Naoki SAITO, Takahiro MIKI
  • Patent number: 11821780
    Abstract: An object is to improve measurement accuracy of a flow rate measurement device. A flow rate measurement device including: a first void which is formed of one surface of the support body and one surface of the circuit board; a second void which is formed of a surface opposite to the one surface of the circuit board and the housing; and a third void which is formed of a surface opposite to the one surface of the support body and a cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: Hitachi Astemo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Akira Uenodan, Nobuaki Gorai, Shigeto Hirohata, Naoki Saito, Takahiro Miki
  • Publication number: 20230343427
    Abstract: This information processing method is to be performed by a computer and includes acquiring n types (where n is an integer equal to or greater than 1) of physiological measures of a person in a state for meditation, executing determination processing that determines whether each of the acquired n types of physiological measures exceeds a threshold value corresponding to that type of physiological measure; executing derivation processing that derives a score related to a meditative state of the person on the basis of the result of the determination processing, and outputting the derived score.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2023
    Publication date: October 26, 2023
    Inventors: YUKIHIRO MORITA, NAOKI SAITO, NAOTO AGU, TSUKASA KANEKO
  • Patent number: 11739834
    Abstract: An oil supply device has: a first hydraulic pump driven by power transmitted through a power transmission path; a second hydraulic pump driven by a second driving force source independent from the power transmission path; and a hydraulic circuit. In a specific state in which a first forward speed is formed by oil discharged from the second hydraulic pump being supplied to a hydraulic drive portion, when a failure occurs in which a discharge pressure of the second hydraulic pump is decreased, a state of the hydraulic circuit is switched from a first state in which oil discharged from the second hydraulic pump is supplied to the hydraulic drive portion to a second state in which oil discharged from the first hydraulic pump is supplied to the hydraulic drive portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2023
    Assignee: AISIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naoki Saito, Aito Ide
  • Publication number: 20230251120
    Abstract: According to the present invention, it is possible to provide a flow rate measurement device capable of accurately measuring a flow rate of a measurement target gas by improving anti-contamination property. A flow rate measurement device (20) of the present invention includes a board (304) disposed along a flow direction of a measurement target gas (2) in a sub passage (134), a support body (401) that is disposed to face one surface (304a) of the board, and a flow rate sensor (411) that is supported by the support body, faces the one surface of the board, and measures a flow rate of the measurement target gas passing between the support body and the board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2021
    Publication date: August 10, 2023
    Inventors: Akira UENODAN, Naoki SAITO, Takahiro MIKI, Nobuaki GORAI
  • Patent number: 11666133
    Abstract: Customized cosmetics corresponding to user-unique factors are provided. An information processing apparatus can communicate with a cosmetic dispenser configured to dispense at least one of a plurality of cosmetics based on recipe information indicating a usage amount of each of the plurality of cosmetics.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2023
    Assignee: Shiseido Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuko Matsui, Hideo Hata, Mayuri Tashiro, Mieko Nasu, Motoki Takata, Yohei Kobayashi, Miho Yajima, Youko Hayashi, Ayaka Nagai, Takanari Tsuda, Yuichiro Mori, Naoki Saito
  • Patent number: 11557434
    Abstract: A ceramic electronic component includes external electrodes having conductive resin layers thereinside on respective two ends opposed to each other in a rectangular parallelepiped ceramic component body. Each of the external electrodes includes an underlying metal layer, an intermediate metal layer, a conductive resin layer, an external metal layer. A tip angle ? between an outer face of a tip portion of the wraparound portion of the underlying metal layer and a surface of the ceramic component body is 20° or smaller, and a tip angle ? between an outer face of a tip portion of the wraparound portion of the intermediate metal layer and a surface of the ceramic component body is 20° or smaller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD
    Inventors: Satoshi Kobayashi, Takahisa Fukuda, Tomoaki Nakamura, Mikio Tahara, Naoki Saito, Kiyoshiro Yatagawa
  • Patent number: 11513309
    Abstract: A lens apparatus attachable to an imaging apparatus via an accessory, the lens apparatus includes an acquirer configured to acquire first power information indicating power available for the accessory, a determiner configured to determine second power information indicating power available for the lens apparatus based on the first power information, and a transmitter configured to transmit, to the imaging apparatus, the second power information or power information relating to the first power information and the second power information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Naoki Saito
  • Patent number: 11499854
    Abstract: Provided is a physical quantity detection device capable of improving noise performance of a flow rate detection unit as compared with the related art. The physical quantity detection device 20 includes a plate-like chip package 208 that is arranged to protrude from the flow path of the measurement target gas and has a width W along the flow direction of the measurement target gas. The chip package 208 includes a flow rate detection unit 205, an accelerating flow path 208c, a measurement surface 208a, a non-measurement surface 208b, and a separation flow portion 208d. The cross sectional area of the accelerating flow path 208c is reduced, and the flow rate detection unit 205 is arranged. The separation flow portion 208d partitions the second sub-passage 234b into a measurement flow path facing the measurement surface 208a and a non-measurement flow path facing the non-measurement surface 208b.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: Hitachi Astemo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Akira Uenodan, Satoshi Noda, Naoki Saito, Masamichi Nakamura, Takahiro Miki, Nobuaki Gorai, Takayuki Ishikawa
  • Publication number: 20220307876
    Abstract: In the physical quantity detection device, the occurrence of the measurement error is reduced by suppressing the flow bias in the sub-passage and reducing the resistance in the passage. A physical quantity detection device 30 of the present invention includes a measuring portion 310 disposed in a main passage, a sub-passage 330 that takes a gas to be measured from the main passage, a support member 603 that divides a part of the sub-passage into two flow paths of one surface side and the other surface side in a direction intersecting a passage width direction, and a flow rate detection element 602 disposed on one surface of the support member. The sub-passage includes a straight portion 321 in which the support member is disposed and a downstream curved portion 322 that is curved to one side in the passage width direction of the straight portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Inventors: Masamichi NAKAMURA, Akira UENODAN, Takahiro MIKI, Nobuaki GORAI, Naoki SAITO, Takayuki ISHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 11442951
    Abstract: Optimal information in consideration with time series environmental factors is provided to users. The information processing apparatus includes a retrieve module configured to retrieve environmental information indicating an ultraviolet ray exposure amount indicating an amount of ultraviolet rays exposed to a user, a temperature of an environment where the user stays, and a humidity of the environment where the user stays, a present module configured to present first information relating to the skin condition of the user based on the environmental information, and a present module configured to present second information relating to the skin condition of the user based on environmental log information including a plurality of environmental information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: Shiseido Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuichiro Mori, Naoki Saito
  • Patent number: 11432464
    Abstract: A harvesting machine includes a harvesting part provided forward of a machine body, and harvests crops in a farm field; and a plurality of crop sensors provided in the harvesting part at intervals in a left-right direction, and detect the presence of crops upon coming into contact with the crops. The harvesting machine may also include a harvesting width detector that detects a harvesting width corresponding to crops harvested through harvesting work that has actually been performed, included in a workable width within which harvesting work can be performed by the harvesting part; and a travel transmission unit that changes the travel speed of the machine body. The harvesting machine may also include a speed controller that shifts the travel transmission unit to a lower speed as the harvesting width increases, and shifts the travel transmission unit to a higher speed as the harvesting width decreases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: Kubota Corporation
    Inventors: Sotaro Hayashi, Mao Kitahara, Takashi Nakabayashi, Kyosuke Yamaoka, Shoma Deguchi, Sadanori Hida, Kazuhiro Takahara, Naoki Saito, Masayuki Horiuchi
  • Publication number: 20220256223
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus according to the present disclosure includes: a generator configured to generate control information to be used to perform light emission control of a light-emitting unit provided in an operation terminal; and a transmitter configured to transmit the control information to the operation terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2020
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Inventors: NATSUKI ISHIMOTO, TARO SUNADA, SATOSHI YAMADA, YUSUKE AOSHIMA, KOZO MORITA, NAOKI SAITO
  • Patent number: 11409823
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a means for storing coating material information on coating material, and tactile sensation information in which the tactile sensation when each coating material is applied to the skin is recorded, the coating material information and the tactile sensation information is associated with each other, a means for acquiring search criteria for at least one of tactile sensations and textures, identifying at least one tactile sensation information corresponding to the acquired search criteria, and a means for presenting the coating material information associated with the identified tactile sensation information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: Shiseido Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Naoki Saito, Ryuta Okazaki, Naomi Kitamura, Kohei Matsumori, Yuichiro Mori
  • Patent number: 11401899
    Abstract: To obtain a physical quantity detection device capable of reducing an intake amount of air accompanied by foreign matter. A physical quantity detection device (20) of the invention includes a housing arranged in a main passage through which a measurement target gas (2) flows. The housing is provided with a second sub-passage (B) that takes in a part of the measurement target gas (2) flowing in the main passage, a circuit chamber (135) that accommodates a pressure sensor (320) that detects a pressure of the measurement target gas (2), and a pressure introduction passage (170) having one end opened in the middle of the second sub-passage (B) and the other end opened in the circuit chamber (135) and capable of introducing the pressure of the measurement target gas (2) from the second sub-passage (B) into the circuit chamber (135). In the pressure introduction passage (170), an introduction port (171) is arranged at a position offset outward from a side wall surface (152b) of the second sub-passage (B).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: Hitachi Astemo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Nobuaki Gorai, Takahiro Miki, Akira Uenodan, Naoki Saito
  • Publication number: 20220217911
    Abstract: A threshing apparatus 1 includes a threshing unit 41 that has a receiving net 23 and threshes crops, and a sorting unit 42 that is provided below the threshing unit 41 and sorts grain from a threshed product that has leaked from the receiving net 23. The sorting unit 42 includes a sorter 24 that sorts grain as a sorted product from the threshed product, a first product collector 26 that collects the sorted product as a first product, a second product collector 27 that collects, as a second product, the threshed product that was not sorted as the sorted product, a second product returner 32 that returns the second product collected by the second product collector 27 to the sorter 24, and a return amount detector 71 that detects the return amount of the second product to be returned to the sorter 24.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Inventors: Sotaro Hayashi, Toshiaki Fujita, Naoki Saito, Shun Matsunaga, Haruyuki Teranishi, Takanori Hori, Masayuki Horiuchi
  • Publication number: 20220214198
    Abstract: An object is to improve measurement accuracy of a flow rate measurement device. A flow rate measurement device including: a first void which is formed of one surface of the support body and one surface of the circuit board; a second void which is formed of a surface opposite to the one surface of the circuit board and the housing; and a third void which is formed of a surface opposite to the one surface of the support body and a cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2020
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Inventors: Akira UENODAN, Nobuaki GARAI, Shigeto HIROHATA, Naoki SAITO, Takahiro MIKI
  • Publication number: 20220210973
    Abstract: A combine including: a grain tank that stores grains sorted by a sort unit that swings to sort grains fallen from a threshing cylinder unit; a yield measuring device that measures the amount of grain put in the grain tank; a unit yield calculation unit that calculates a unit yield per unit plot in a cultivated field; an opening degree adjustment unit that adjusts the opening degree of a chaff sheave of the sort unit in accordance with a threshing state of the threshing apparatus; a mode setting unit that sets a yield accuracy priority mode in which priority is given to accuracy of the unit yield calculation performed by the unit yield calculation unit; and a yield accuracy maintenance unit that in response to the mode setting unit setting the yield accuracy priority mode, forcibly fixes the opening degree of the chaff sheave at a specific opening degree.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Inventors: Takanori Hori, Naoki Saito, Yuya Suga
  • Publication number: 20220128389
    Abstract: Provided is a physical quantity detection device capable of improving noise performance of a flow rate detection unit as compared with the related art. The physical quantity detection device 20 includes a plate-like chip package 208 that is arranged to protrude from the flow path of the measurement target gas and has a width W along the flow direction of the measurement target gas. The chip package 208 includes a flow rate detection unit 205, an accelerating flow path 208c, a measurement surface 208a, a non-measurement surface 208b, and a separation flow portion 208d. The cross sectional area of the accelerating flow path 208c is reduced, and the flow rate detection unit 205 is arranged. The separation flow portion 208d partitions the second sub-passage 234b into a measurement flow path facing the measurement surface 208a and a non-measurement flow path facing the non-measurement surface 208b.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Inventors: Akira UENODAN, Satoshi NODA, Naoki SAITO, Masamichi NAKAMURA, Takahiro MIKI, Nobuaki GORAI, Takayuki ISHIKAWA