Patents by Inventor Osamu Watanabe

Osamu 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).

  • Patent number: 11989714
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a wireless tag reading device includes a product placing portion on which a product is placed, an antenna which is installed in a vicinity of the product placing portion and emits radio waves toward a wireless tag attached to the placed product, and an antenna moving mechanism for moving the antenna along a locus of a concave curve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Osamu Watanabe
  • Patent number: 11982868
    Abstract: A lens barrel and an imaging device which can be miniaturized, the lens barrel with a movable cylinder that moves along the optical axis with a change in focal length; first and second drive units in the movable cylinder; and first and second lens driven by the first and second drive units respectively to move along the optical axis relative to the movable cylinder. The movement amount of the first lens relative to the cylinder when the focal length is changed to a second focal length from a first state where the first lens is at a position closest to a subject with a first focal length is less than the movement amount of the first lens relative to the cylinder when the focal length is changed to the second focal length from a second state where the first lens is closer to an image plane than the first state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Osamu Gomibuchi, Makoto Horikoshi, Mizuki Wayu, Tsuneo Watanabe, Kenichi Kitano
  • Publication number: 20240152023
    Abstract: Provided is a wavelength conversion module that can be downsized by reducing the width of the housing and can reduce the mounting space. The wavelength conversion module including a wavelength conversion element includes: a lens barrel that is provided on a side surface of a metal housing and accommodates a lens for optically coupling the wavelength conversion element to an optical fiber; and a ferrule collar that is provided on the lens barrel and fixes a metal ferrule accommodating the optical fiber, and an input port and an output port are different from each other in any of the length in the optical axis direction of a plurality of the lens barrels, the length of a plurality of the metal ferrules, or a sum length of the lens barrels and the metal ferrules.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2021
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Inventors: Koji Embutsu, Takeshi Umeki, Kei Watanabe, Osamu Tadanaga, Takushi Kazama, Nobutatsu Koshobu, Takahiro Kashiwazaki, Asuka Inoue
  • Publication number: 20240152074
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a rotary including a first developing roller, a second developing roller, a first storage frame, and a second storage frame, a body frame with an opening, a first toner cartridge, a second toner cartridge, a first support member which is configured to support the first toner cartridge, and a second support member which is configured to support the second toner cartridge. The first support member is movable with respect to the first storage frame such that the first toner cartridge moves from the first attached position to the first retracted position. The second support member is movable with respect to the second storage frame such that the second toner cartridge moves from the second attached position to the second retracted position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2023
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Inventors: Jumpei Nitta, Tomoya Tateishi, Osamu Sasaoka, Kohei Koguchi, Shuma Hiasa, Tachio Kawai, Kenji Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20240152025
    Abstract: In a nonlinear optical element, wavelength conversion efficiency is degraded by the heat generation caused when high-intensity converted waves are generated. Therefore, the present invention provides a wavelength conversion optical element that includes a periodically poled waveguide. In the wavelength conversion optical element, the periodically poled waveguide includes: a core that performs wavelength conversion on a fundamental wave that has entered the entrance end, and emits a converted wave from the exit end; and a cladding that covers the periphery of the core, and the structure of the element gradually changes so as to achieve quasi phase matching from the entrance end toward the exit end in the periodically poled waveguide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2021
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Inventors: Takahiro Kashiwazaki, Takushi Kazama, Takeshi Umeki, Osamu Tadanaga, Koji Embutsu, Nobutatsu Koshobu, Asuka Inoue, Kei Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20240151976
    Abstract: A head-mounted display comprises: a wearing body; a display; a communication module configured to perform communication connection with a mobile information terminal; a field of view(FOV) sensor configured to output status data used for determining whether the mobile information terminal is included in a user's FOV through the wearing body; and a controller connected to each of the display, the communication module, and the FOV detection sensor. The controller determines whether the mobile information terminal is included in the user's FOV based on the status data, and performs display control with respect to the display so as to display an application screen of the mobile information terminal on the display when determining that the mobile information terminal is not included in the FOV, and not to display the application screen on the display when determining that the mobile information terminal is included in the FOV.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2024
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Inventors: Mitsunobu WATANABE, Yasunobu HASHIMOTO, Osamu KAWAMAE, Nobuo MASUOKA, Kazuhiko YOSHIZAWA, Hiroshi SHIMIZU
  • Patent number: 11971672
    Abstract: Provided is a sheet conveying device including: a conveying portion; and a first conveying guide, the first conveying guide forming a conveying path above a heating portion and having a curved portion for forming a curved path in the conveying path and a plurality of ribs provided on a surface of the curved portion, the plurality of ribs extending along a conveying direction and including a first rib and a second rib adjacent to the first rib, wherein the second rib is arranged to be deviated from the first rib in a width direction and the conveying direction, and wherein in the conveying direction, a second upstream end of the second rib being positioned between a first upstream end and a first downstream end of the first rib, the first downstream end being positioned between the second upstream end and a second downstream end of the second rib.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Akinori Yokota, Osamu Sasaoka, Toshiyuki Watanabe
  • Patent number: 11965095
    Abstract: A bio-electrode composition contains (A) an ionic polymer material. The component (A) is a polymer compound containing: a repeating unit-a having a structure selected from the group consisting of salts of ammonium, sodium, potassium, and silver formed with any of fluorosulfonic acid, fluorosulfonimide, and N-carbonyl-fluorosulfonamide; and a repeating unit-b having a side chain with a radical-polymerizable double bond in a structure selected from the group consisting of (meth)acrylate, vinyl ether, and styrene. Thus, the present invention provides: a bio-electrode composition capable of forming a living body contact layer for a bio-electrode to enable signal collection immediately after attachment to skin and prevention of residue on the skin after peeling from the skin; a bio-electrode including a living body contact layer formed of the bio-electrode composition; and a method for manufacturing the bio-electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Motoaki Iwabuchi, Osamu Watanabe, Joe Ikeda, Koji Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20240123654
    Abstract: Provided is a separation and recovery apparatus for continuously separating and recovering, from a resin mixture containing a resin containing a hydrolyzable polymer and a resin containing a nonhydrolyzable polymer, a hydrolytic component a of the hydrolyzable polymer A and the nonhydrolyzable polymer B, the apparatus including: a crushing unit that crushes the resin mixture a melting/discharging unit that melts a crushed product obtained by the crushing unit to form a fluid and discharges the fluid at a high pressure; and a hydrothermal reaction treatment unit that continuously subjects the fluid discharged from the melting/discharging unit to a hydrothermal reaction treatment, wherein, in the melting/discharging unit, the hydrolyzable polymer A is hydrolyzed, and the hydrolytic component a thereof is dissolved and transferred into water permeating a sintered alloy diaphragm, thereby separating the nonhydrolyzable polymer B.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2023
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Applicant: TOPPAN INC.
    Inventors: Masaru WATANABE, Aritomo YAMAGUCHI, Osamu SATO, Yuuma IRISA, Akira TAKAMA, Kousuke NISHIMURA, Hiroki KUJIRAOKA, Hideki MIYAZAKI, Keita AKIMOTO, Takuya TAKAHATA, Daisuke KUGIMOTO, Shingo KOUDA, Satoshi HAMURA, Takahiro IMAI, Yumiko OMORI, Manabu KAWA
  • Patent number: 11953853
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a drive source, an object configured to be driven by the drive source, and a drive transmission mechanism including a driving member, a driven member, an intermediate member, an urging member, and an actuating portion. The intermediate member is configured to move in an axial direction. The intermediate member includes a shaft portion extending in the axial direction, and a positioning portion configured to determine a position of the driven member in a direction orthogonal to the axis. The shaft portion includes a receiving portion configured to receive a force. The receiving portion is positioned inward of the positioning portion in a radial direction of rotation of the intermediate member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Watanabe, Osamu Sasaoka, Akinori Yokota, Masafumi Maeda
  • Publication number: 20240101532
    Abstract: A compound useful as an active ingredient of a pharmaceutical composition for treatment of cancer related to activation of immune cells or cancer resistant to anti-PD-1 antibody/anti-PD-L1 antibody therapy is provided. The present inventors have conducted studies on a compound useful as an active ingredient of a pharmaceutical composition for treatment of cancer related to activation of immune cells or cancer resistant to anti-PD-1 antibody/anti-PD-L1 antibody therapy, and confirmed that a heteroaryl carboxamide compound has DGK ? (DGKzeta) inhibitory effect, leading to completion of the present invention. The heteroaryl carboxamide compound of the present invention has DGK ? inhibitory effect, and can be used as a therapeutic agent for treatment of cancer related to activation of immune cells or cancer resistant to anti-PD-1 antibody/anti-PD-L1 antibody therapy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Inventors: Hideyuki Watanabe, Takashi Kamikubo, Akio Kamikawa, Takuya Washio, Yohei Seki, Keiichiro Okuyama, Osamu Ikeda, Hiroshi Tomiyama, Yoshinori Iwai, Akihiko Nakamura, Kozo Miyasaka
  • Patent number: 11926766
    Abstract: A bio-electrode composition contains (A) a silicone bonded to an ionic polymer and having a structure containing a T unit shown by the following general formula (T1): (R0SiO3/2) (T1), the structure excluding a cage-like structure. In the formula, R0 represents a linking group to the ionic polymer. The ionic polymer is a polymer containing a repeating unit having a structure selected from the group consisting of salts of ammonium, lithium, sodium, potassium, and silver formed with any of fluorosulfonic acid, fluorosulfonimide, and N-carbonyl-fluorosulfonamide. Thus, the present invention provides a bio-electrode composition capable of forming a living body contact layer for a bio-electrode which is excellent in electric conductivity, biocompatibility, stretchability, and adhesion, soft, light-weight, and manufacturable at low cost, and which prevents significant reduction in the electric conductivity even when wetted with water or dried.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Osamu Watanabe
  • Patent number: 11921293
    Abstract: A head-mounted display comprises: a wearing body; a display; a communication module configured to perform communication connection with a mobile information terminal; a field of view (FOV) sensor configured to output status data used for determining whether the mobile information terminal is included in a user's FOV through the wearing body; and a controller connected to each of the display, the communication module, and the FOV detection sensor. The controller determines whether the mobile information terminal is included in the user's FOV based on the status data, and performs display control with respect to the display so as to display an application screen of the mobile information terminal on the display when determining that the mobile information terminal is not included in the FOV, and not to display the application screen on the display when determining that the mobile information terminal is included in the FOV.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: MAXELL, LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsunobu Watanabe, Yasunobu Hashimoto, Osamu Kawamae, Nobuo Masuoka, Kazuhiko Yoshizawa, Hiroshi Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20240032838
    Abstract: The present invention is a bio-electrode composition containing an ionic polymer material as a component (A), where the component (A) includes a polymer having: a repeating unit-a having a structure selected from the group consisting of salts of ammonium, sodium, potassium, and silver formed with any of fluorosulfonic acid, fluorosulfonimide, and N-carbonyl-fluorosulfonamide; and a repeating unit-b having a nitro group. This provides: a bio-electrode composition capable of forming a living body contact layer for a bio-electrode that is excellent in electric conductivity and biocompatibility, is light-weight, can be manufactured at low cost, can control significant reduction in conductivity either when the bio-electrode is soaked in water or dried, and is soft and has excellent stretchability and adhesiveness; a bio-electrode including a living body contact layer formed of the bio-electrode composition; and a method for manufacturing the bio-electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2023
    Publication date: February 1, 2024
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun HATAKEYAMA, Osamu WATANABE, Joe IKEDA
  • Patent number: 11839700
    Abstract: The present invention provides a bio-electrode composition including: a resin having a urethane bond and a silicone chain in the main chain; and an electro-conductive material, wherein the electro-conductive material is a polymer compound having one or more repeating units selected from fluorosulfonic acid salts shown by the following formula (1)-1, fluorosulfonic acid salts shown by the following formula (1)-2, sulfonimide salts shown by the following formula (1)-3, and sulfonamide salts shown by the following formula (1)-4. This can form a living body contact layer for a bio-electrode that is excellent in electric conductivity and biocompatibility, light in weight, manufacturable at low cost, and free from large lowering of the electric conductivity even when it is wetted with water or dried.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Motoaki Iwabuchi, Osamu Watanabe
  • Patent number: 11801333
    Abstract: The present invention provides a bio-electrode composition including: (A) an ionic material; and (B) a resin other than the component (A); wherein the component (A) contains both of a repeating unit-a having a structure of any of silver salts of fluorosulfonic acid, fluorosulfonimide, and fluorosulfonamide; and a repeating unit-b having silicon. This can form a living body contact layer for a bio-electrode that is excellent in electric conductivity and biocompatibility, light in weight, manufacturable at low cost, and free from large lowering of the electric conductivity even when it is wetted with water or dried. The present invention also provides a bio-electrode in which the living body contact layer is formed from the bio-electrode composition, and a method for manufacturing the bio-electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2023
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Osamu Watanabe, Koji Hasegawa, Motoaki Iwabuchi, Yasuyoshi Kuroda
  • Publication number: 20230332008
    Abstract: The present invention is a phenol compound represented by the following general formula (1A). This phenol compound makes it possible to provide a phenol compound as an additive for a conductive paste composition having a small decrease in electric conductivity in repetitive elongations and shrinkages and excellent printing processability, a conductive paste composition containing the additive, and a conductive wire made by using the conductive paste composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2021
    Publication date: October 19, 2023
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji HASEGAWA, Shiori NONAKA, Osamu WATANABE
  • Patent number: 11786160
    Abstract: The present invention provides a bio-electrode composition comprising a polymer compound having a repeating unit A that contains silver salt of fluorosulfonic acid, silver salt of fluorosulfonimide, or silver salt of fluorosulfonamide. This can form a living body contact layer for a bio-electrode with excellent electric conductivity, biocompatibility and light weight, which can be manufactured at low cost and does not cause large lowering of the electric conductivity even when it is wetted with water or dried. The present invention also provides a bio-electrode in which the living body contact layer is formed from the bio-electrode composition and a method for manufacturing the bio-electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Osamu Watanabe, Motoaki Iwabuchi, Shiori Nonaka, Koji Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11783958
    Abstract: The conductive wiring material composition includes (A) a polymer compound having a repeating unit “a” which has a structure selected from an ammonium salt, a lithium salt, a sodium salt, a potassium salt and a silver salt of any of fluorosulfonic acid, fluorosulfonimide and fluorosulfonamide and (B) metal powder, wherein the component (B) is contained with an amount exceeding 50 parts by mass based on 100 parts by mass of a solid content of the conductive wiring material composition excluding the component (B).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Hatakeyama, Koji Hasegawa, Osamu Watanabe
  • Patent number: 11728701
    Abstract: This canned motor (10) is provided with a rotor (14); a cylindrical rotor can (42) that houses the rotor (14); an end plate (40) that covers an opening of the rotor can (42) in the axial direction and is joined to the rotor can (42); a rotating shaft (16) that passes through the rotor (14) and the end plate (40); and an annular wall (46) that surrounds the outer circumference of the rotating shaft (16), is joined to or integrated with the end plate (40), and is joined to the entire circumference of the rotating shaft (16) at an end thereof in the axial direction. The thickness of the end plate (40) is larger than the thickness of the annular wall (46).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2023
    Assignee: NIKKISO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuo Futatsugi, Osamu Watanabe, Yasushi Kubota, Yu Kodama, Masaaki Eguchi