Patents by Inventor Osamu Sato

Osamu Sato 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: 10921963
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus, an information processing method, and a program that provide a mechanism with which the display location of the operation object is able to be operated with a sensation of displacing an actual object. The information processing apparatus includes: a display control unit that controls display of an operation object for a device to be operated; and a reference control unit that controls a reference of a location at which the operation object is displayed such that the operation object is able to be visually recognized, on the basis of a predetermined operation performed to the operation object by an operation subject of the device to be operated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Seiji Suzuki, Kentaro Ida, Yousuke Kawana, Osamu Shigeta, Maki Imoto, Takuya Ikeda, Naoyuki Sato, Hirotake Ichikawa, Masato Shimakawa
  • Publication number: 20210045092
    Abstract: A terminal apparatus for communicating with a base station apparatus, the terminal apparatus including: a receiver configured to receive control information; and a transmitter configured to perform data transmission in accordance with the control information, wherein the receiver receives at least RRC and DCI, the RRC includes configuration of a target received power, a fractional TPC, and an index of a closed loop TPC to be used for PUSCH transmission, and information for indicating at least a target received power, a fractional TPC, and an index of a closed loop TPC as parameters for transmission power control to be switched depending on the DCI, and in a case that the DCI for indicating switching of a transmission power value is detected, a transmission power used for data transmission is caused to be different from a transmission power value calculated using parameters notified as the parameters for transmission power control to be switched.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Inventors: JUNGO GOTOH, SEIJI SATO, OSAMU NAKAMURA, YASUHIRO HAMAGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20210045184
    Abstract: There is a concern that communication failure may occur in a case that the state of a serving cell is not properly managed during communication of SPS or GF. A mobile station apparatus of a communication system including at least a base station apparatus and a mobile station apparatus configured to perform communication by using carrier aggregation that simultaneously uses multiple serving cells configured by the base station apparatus according to an aspect of the present invention, wherein the mobile station apparatus restarts a deactivation timer of a serving cell of the multiple serving cells at a timing indicated by a configured uplink grant configured for the serving cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Inventors: SEIJI SATO, JUNGO GOTOH, OSAMU NAKAMURA, SHOHEI YAMADA, YASUHIRO HAMAGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20210041831
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a main body, a drum cartridge removably attached to the main body, and a belt unit removably attached to the main body. The main body includes a drum power supply, a belt power supply, and a controller configured to start supplying power from the drum power supply to a drum memory of the drum cartridge, start supplying power from the belt power supply to a belt memory of the belt unit, stop supplying the power from the drum power supply to the drum memory after starting supplying the power from the drum power supply to the drum memory, and stop supplying the power from the belt power supply to the belt memory after starting supplying the power from the belt power supply to the belt memory.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2020
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Toshinori ARAKI, Tatsuro YOKOI, Seiya SATO, Shinta SUGIURA, Koji AKAGI, Masaaki WAKIZAKA, Keita INOUE, Osamu TAKAHASHI
  • Patent number: 10883462
    Abstract: A damper device is provided in a flow passage of a fluid. The damper device includes a plurality of diaphragm dampers that are stacked together. Each of the plurality of diaphragm dampers includes a first flexible portion, a second flexible portion, and a rim including a welded portion. A peripheral edge of the first flexible portion and a peripheral edge of the second flexible portion are welded together in the welded portion. Each of the plurality of diaphragm dampers is configured to seal a gas in an inner region between the first flexible portion and the second flexible portion. A coupler that couples the plurality of diaphragm dampers together includes holders that hold the rims of the plurality of diaphragm dampers. A gap is provided between the holder of the coupler and the welded portion of each of the plurality of diaphragm dampers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, DENSO CORPORATION, EAGLE INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeyuki Yabuuchi, Shinichi Sugimoto, Osamu Hishinuma, Hiroatsu Yamada, Toshiaki Iwa, Yoshihiro Ogawa, Yusuke Sato
  • Publication number: 20200400619
    Abstract: A standard-moisture generator includes a flow controller configured to control a flow of a gas, a dryer connected to the flow controller, configured to absorb water molecules in the gas and to generate a dry gas having a background moisture, a moisture cell connected to the dryer, configured to add an object moisture to the dry gas, and a delay member connected to the moisture cell, configured to pass the dry gas with a delay time depending on a concentration of the background moisture in the dry gas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2019
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Applicant: Ball Wave Inc.
    Inventors: Yusuke TSUKAHARA, Osamu HIRAYAMA, Nobuo TAKEDA, Toshihiro TSUJI, Kazushi YAMANAKA, Toru OIZUMI, Hideyuki FUKUSHI, Nagisa SATO, Shingo AKAO, Tatsuhiro OKANO
  • Publication number: 20200396741
    Abstract: A state managing unit configured to control a prescribed communication resource allocating process and a reception processing unit configured to receive a control element (CE) are included. The prescribed communication resource allocating process is a process of allocating a communication resource at a predetermined time interval, and the state managing unit suspends an uplink grant configured for the prescribed communication resource allocating process in a case that the reception processing unit receives an SCell Activation/Deactivation MAC CE for deactivating a secondary cell, or an sCellDeactivationTimer configured for the secondary cell expires, and the state managing unit reinitializes the uplink grant suspended, in a case that the reception processing unit receives the SCell Activation/Deactivation MAC CE for activating the secondary cell after the state managing unit suspends the uplink grant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: SEIJI SATO, JUNGO GOTO, OSAMU NAKAMURA, SHOHEI YAMADA
  • Publication number: 20200383089
    Abstract: A terminal apparatus includes a transmitter configured to transmit PUSCH data and a receiver configured to receive RRC information. The transmitter transmits the PUSCH data by using a resource associated with an HARQ process ID determined by symbol information for transmission of the PUSCH data, a period, and the number of HARQ processes. In a case that the receiver receives no response to the transmission of the PUSCH data with the HARQ process ID after the transmission of the PUSCH data is performed and before a timer included in the RRC information expires, the transmitter transmits new PUSCH data by using the resource associated with the HARQ process ID determined by the symbol information for the transmission of the PUSCH data, the period, and the number of HARQ processes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: JUNGO GOTO, OSAMU NAKAMURA, SEIJI SATO, YASUHIRO HAMAGUCHI
  • Patent number: 10854373
    Abstract: An inductor device includes a resin film, a first base conductor layer formed on one surface of the resin film and having a first pad, a second base conductor layer formed on the other surface of the resin film and having a second pad, a through-hole penetrating from the first pad to the second pad, a through conductor filled in the through-hole and provided to connect the first pad and the second pad each other, a first insulating layer formed on the one surface of the resin film and having an opening arranged on the first base conductor layer, and a first conductor part formed on the first base conductor layer in the opening of the first insulating layer. A first conductor pattern layer includes the first base conductor layer and the first conductor part. The first conductor pattern layer has a convex sectional shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: SHINKO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsukasa Nakanishi, Kiyokazu Sato, Osamu Hoshino
  • Patent number: 10814416
    Abstract: In a power steering device equipped with a rack shaft constructed by joining a first member having rack teeth and a second member serving as a ball screw shaft on which a ball screw groove is formed, a grinding process of the ball screw groove is performed on the second member by causing a grindstone to rotate and move along a rotation axis of the second member, while causing the second member to rotate about an axis of the second member as the rotation axis. The grinding process is performed so as to satisfy a specified machining condition “g/(5×p)<w<g/p”, where w is a rotational speed of the second member during grinding of the ball screw groove, g is a rotational speed of the grindstone during grinding of the ball screw groove, and p is a circumferential length of one circumference of the ball screw groove around the rotation axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Atsushi Sato, Keisuke Kitamura, Mitsuaki Abe, Tetsuya Yonezawa, Tatsuyoshi Maruyama, Osamu Yoshida, Kenji Kagami
  • Publication number: 20200332431
    Abstract: [Problem] An object is to provide novel composite copper foils. [Means to solve the problem] A composite copper foil comprises a copper foil and a layer of metal other than copper, the metal layer being formed on at least a part of a surface of the copper foil, wherein at least a part of the composite copper foil has protrusions on a surface thereof, and each protrusion has a height of 10 nm or more but 1000 nm or less in a cross-section of the composite copper foil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2018
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Makiko SATO, Osamu SUZUKI, Naoki OBATA, Yoshinobu KOKAJI
  • Patent number: 10803568
    Abstract: A first area and a second area are set for a first two-dimensional tomographic image where the first area and the second area overlap each other in a partial area in a horizontal direction of the first two-dimensional tomographic image. A positional deviation amount between the first two-dimensional tomographic image and a second two-dimensional tomographic image is obtained in each of the first area and the second area. A moving amount of the second two-dimensional tomographic image is determined with respect to the first two-dimensional tomographic image in an area where the first area and the second area overlap based on the positional deviation amount in the first area and the positional deviation amount the second area. Alignments are performed on the first two-dimensional tomographic image and the second two-dimensional tomographic image in an area where the first area and the second area overlap based on the moving amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshihiko Iwase, Osamu Sagano, Makoto Sato, Hiroki Uchida
  • Publication number: 20200307623
    Abstract: A vehicle control method for controlling a vehicle using a vehicle control apparatus includes: a sensor configured to detect a state outside a subject vehicle; and a control device. The vehicle control method includes: executing control of recovering a travel trajectory of the subject vehicle to a target trajectory, as ordinary control, by giving a steering amount in a lateral direction with respect to a travel lane of the subject vehicle; using detection data of the sensor to determine whether or not another vehicle is traveling in an adjacent lane to the travel lane of the subject vehicle; and when determining that the other vehicle is traveling in the adjacent lane ahead of the subject vehicle, increasing a response of the steering amount to a higher response than that in the ordinary control, before the subject vehicle passes the other vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Yuta Akamatsu, Masahiro Kobayashi, Yasuhisa Taira, Osamu Fukata, Ko Sato
  • Patent number: 10789721
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes first alignment means configured to perform an alignment in a horizontal direction on a plurality of two-dimensional tomographic images based on measurement light controlled to scan an identical position of an eye according to a first method, and second alignment means configured to perform an alignment in a depth direction on the plurality of two-dimensional tomographic images according to a second method that is different from the first method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshihiko Iwase, Osamu Sagano, Makoto Sato, Hiroki Uchida
  • Publication number: 20200239452
    Abstract: A compound of formula (I) given below or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt of the compound is useful as an IDO/TDO inhibitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Akira Asai, Naohisa Ogo, Daisuke Muraoka, Osamu Takikawa, Takumi Kawabe, Takuji Sato
  • Patent number: 10710606
    Abstract: An electric power supply apparatus for a vehicle includes a second switch for performing ON/OFF switching of electric power supply from a second power supply to a second control unit, a third switch for performing ON/OFF switching of a first drive signal to the second switch, and a switch control circuit for outputting a second drive signal to the second switch when predetermined conditions are satisfied. The second switch is turned on when the first drive signal or the second drive signal is input, and the second switch is turned off when the first drive signal and the second drive signal are not input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takashi Tsujioka, Masashi Sugita, Osamu Sato, Kazuhiro Sato
  • Patent number: 10710601
    Abstract: A travel control method controls travel of an own vehicle to locate a lateral position of the own vehicle at a predetermined position with respect to a lane marker of a lane in which the own vehicle is traveling or with respect to a preceding vehicle, and reduces a control amount on travel from when control on the travel of the own vehicle is started until a predetermined time passes to be smaller than a control amount on the travel after the predetermined time has passed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ko Sato, Masahiro Kobayashi, Yasuhisa Taira, Osamu Fukata
  • Publication number: 20200203830
    Abstract: This loop antenna is provided with: an insulating substrate; an antenna portion that is a conductor provided on the substrate and includes a first feeding portion, a second feeding portion, and an antenna mesh portion having a mesh structure and forming a loop shape by connecting the two feeding portions to each other; and a dummy pattern part portion that is a conductor having a mesh structure and provided in a region surrounded by the antenna portion, and is isolated from the antenna portion. The dummy pattern portion has at least one cut portion that cuts a path included in the mesh structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2018
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Limited
    Inventors: Kenta TSUCHIYA, Osamu HIRATA, Daisuke HIRAOKA, Mitsunori SATO, Yutaka TAKEZAWA, Yutaro KOGAWA
  • Publication number: 20200191684
    Abstract: A vibration analyzer is configured to analyze vibration of a machine component and which is capable of performing an operation on a basis of a signal received from an information terminal and transmitting a signal obtained as a result of the operation to the information terminal. The vibration analyzer includes a vibration sensor configured to detect a vibration of the machine component, a filter processing unit configured to extract a predetermined frequency band from a waveform of a signal detected by the vibration sensor, and a calculation processing unit configured to analyze frequency of a waveform after filter processing obtained by the filter processing unit and to obtain spectrum data. Accordingly, it is possible to reduce a data amount to be transmitted between the analyzer and the information terminal, thereby shortening data transfer time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: NSK LTD.
    Inventors: Takanori MIYASAKA, Yoshihiro SATO, Yasushi MUTO, Yingyi WEN, Osamu YOSHIMATSU
  • Publication number: 20200166141
    Abstract: A mechanical seal capable of eliminating the need for an elastic body includes a metallic sleeve 120 fixed to a rotary shaft 500 and a metallic rotary ring 110 fixed to the sleeve 120. A metallic cartridge 220 is fixed to a housing 600. A metallic fixed ring 210 is configured to slide on an end surface of the rotary ring 110. A metallic bellows 230 presses the fixed ring 210 toward the rotary ring 110, wherein the rotary ring 110 and the sleeve 120 are connected to each other by an annular first connecting part, whereby a radially inner side region and a radially outer side region are separated from each other, one end of the bellows 230 and the fixed ring 210 are connected to each other by an annular second connecting part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Osamu MORIYA, Koji SATO