Patents by Inventor Ryoichi Sato

Ryoichi 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).

  • Publication number: 20210340399
    Abstract: A colored resin particle dispersion containing colored resin particles and water, in which the colored resin particles contain an oil-soluble dye and a polymer P containing a structural unit represented by Formula (1), a structural unit represented by Formula (2), and a hydrophilic group, an ink, an ink set, and an inkjet printing method. L1 represents a chain hydrocarbon group having 4 to 10 carbon atoms, two *1's each represent a bonding position, L2 represents a chain hydrocarbon group having 2 to 25 carbon atoms which may contain an oxygen atom or the like, or a polymer chain having a number-average molecular weight of 500 or greater, Y1 and Y2 each independently represent —O—, —S—, or, —NRz-, Rz represents a hydrogen atom or a hydrocarbon group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, and two *2's each represent a bonding position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2021
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Noriaki SATO, Shota SUZUKI, Naoka HAMADA, Ryoichi NAKANO, Masao IKOSHI
  • Publication number: 20210304753
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes: a voice input/output interface; a communication interface, the information processing apparatus being connectable to a microphone and a speaker via the voice input/output interface; and a controller configured to: receive a user's instruction for registering a nickname on an electronic device; specify the electronic device on which the nickname is to be registered; register the nickname on the specified electronic device through communicating with the specified electronic device via the communication interface; recognize a content of a voice instruction from an utterer's pronunciation received by the microphone; and in a case the recognized content of the voice instruction includes the registered nickname, cause the electronic device corresponding to the registered nickname to perform an operation corresponding to the recognized voice instruction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventor: Ryoichi Sato
  • Publication number: 20210292026
    Abstract: A bag-making and packaging apparatus, for forming a bag containing a packaged article from a conveyed packaging material, is disclosed. The apparatus includes a printing part, first and second receiving parts, and a retaining part. The printing part prints information on the packaging material. The first receiving part is used in a first mode to print on the packaging material during conveyance without stopping conveyance. The second receiving part is used in a second mode to print on the packaging material at a timing when conveyance of the packaging material is stopped. The retaining part retains the first receiving part or the second receiving part so that the first receiving part and the printing part face each other with the packaging material disposed therebetween in the first mode, and the second receiving part and the printing part face each other with the packaging material disposed therebetween in the second mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventors: Makoto ICHIKAWA, Toru MORIHIRA, Tatsuo ITO, Ryoichi SATO, Kazuaki TAKAMORI
  • Publication number: 20210289076
    Abstract: A non-transitory storage medium stores a program set readable by a computer of a first information processing apparatus. The program set including a first program and a second program. The first program causes the first information processing apparatus to start the second program, and register the started second program, as a virtual scanner, in an operating system of the first information processing apparatus. The second program causes the first information processing apparatus to transmit a scan command of the first protocol to the external scanner, and receive a read result from the external scanner by the first protocol through the communication interface. The external scanner reads a document in response to receipt of the scan command transmitted from the information processing apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Ryoichi SATO
  • Patent number: 11098275
    Abstract: An analysis device includes an analysis unit configured to receive scattered light, transmitted light, fluorescence, or electromagnetic waves from an observed object located in a light irradiation region light-irradiated from a light source and analyze the observed object on the basis of a signal extracted on the basis of a time axis of an electrical signal output from a light-receiving unit configured to convert the received light or electromagnetic waves into the electrical signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignees: THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, OSAKA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Sadao Ota, Issei Sato, Katsuhito Fujiu, Satoko Yamaguchi, Kayo Waki, Yoko Itahashi, Ryoichi Horisaki
  • Publication number: 20210172787
    Abstract: [Problem] To enable a reduction in downtime. [Solution] A remedy judging system (100) includes a weight checking device (3) and a judgment unit (6). The weight checking device (3) checks the weight of weighed product discharged from a weighing device. The judgment unit (6) makes a judgment relating to remedies for the weighing device on the basis of “correct weight,” “overweight,” and “underweight” checking results, relative to a predetermined weight serving as a norm, obtained by the weight checking device (3). The judgment unit (6) makes the judgment on the basis of determination patterns having an “underweight” checking result and at least one checking result that consecutively follows the “underweight” checking result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Applicant: Ishida Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ryoichi SATO, Mikio KISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20210096800
    Abstract: An image reading apparatus, having a reader device, a communication interface, a user interface, and a controller is provided. The controller is configured to receive a job, including information indicating a destination of image data, from an information processing apparatus using one of a specific protocol and a protocol other than the specific protocol, in a case where the job is received by use of the protocol other than the specific protocol, cause the reader device to start reading the image, and in another case where the job is received by use of the specific protocol, record the information included in the job, and after recording the information, in response to receiving of an execution command, cause the reader device to start reading the image, obtain the destination of the image data from the recorded information, and transmit the image data for the image to the obtained destination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Inventor: Ryoichi SATO
  • Patent number: 10800555
    Abstract: Provided is a bag making and packaging machine capable of accurately detecting, with a simple configuration, the timing at which an article that is dropped and supplied from an article supply device disposed above the bag making and packaging machine, will arrive at a lateral sealing mechanism. A bag making and packaging machine receives articles dropped and supplied from a combination weighing machine disposed above the bag making and packaging machine and packages the articles in a bag to be made. The bag making and packaging machine includes a lateral sealing mechanism, a servo motor, and a falling time detector. The lateral sealing mechanism laterally seals a packaging material of a cylindrical shape. The servo motor drives the lateral sealing mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: ISHIDA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinji Koike, Ryoichi Sato, Ryo Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20200223574
    Abstract: A product processing apparatus that performs packaging or box packing of products is disclosed. The product processing apparatus includes a storage component and a display component. The storage component is configured to store settings relating to the packaging or the box packing of the products. The display component is configured to display adjustment-requiring parts that requires adjustment in the product processing apparatus when changing the settings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2018
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: Yuchuan TONG, Ryoichi SATO, Shinji KOIKE, Motoki TAKAYAMA, Naoki FURUYA
  • Patent number: 10266288
    Abstract: Certain implementations provide a form-fill-seal machine that can efficiently seal a packaging material. The transverse sealing unit may have first members to sandwich the packaging material and sealing the packaging material in a transverse direction, and second members for squeezing the packaging material while sandwiching the packaging material with a prescribed gap left therebetween. The control unit may cause the packaging material to be squeezed by the second members by causing the transverse sealing unit located at a reference position to descend faster than the packaging material being conveyed downward. The control unit may cause the transverse sealing unit to ascend while the packaging material is being sealed by the first members. The control unit may cause the transverse sealing unit to move such that the first members are separated from the packaging material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: ISHIDA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Ichikawa, Ryoichi Sato, Ryota Nagashima, Shinji Koike, Ryo Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20190095875
    Abstract: Provided is a device management system to suppress decreases in producibility. A device management system manages a plurality of production-line-configuring devices configuring a production line to produce products, and has a device state data storage part, an analysis part, and a server output part. The production-line-configuring devices include a combination weighing machine to weigh the products, a bag-making and packaging machine to package the products, and a boxing device to box the packaged products into boxes. The device state data storage part accumulates device state data, which is information pertaining to the components included in the production-line-configuring devices. The analysis part performs an analysis process to analyze the device state data accumulated in the device state data storage part. The server output part outputs maintenance information, which pertains to maintenance of the components, on the basis of the results of the analysis process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: Shinji KOIKE, Norio KAWANISHI, Yuji NAKAGAWA, Takafumi OHTANI, Ryoichi SATO, Ryo SASAKI, Yuchuan TONG
  • Publication number: 20180354661
    Abstract: Provided is a bag making and packaging machine capable of accurately detecting, with a simple configuration, the timing at which an article that is dropped and supplied from an article supply device disposed above the bag making and packaging machine, will arrive at a lateral sealing mechanism. A bag making and packaging machine receives articles dropped and supplied from a combination weighing machine disposed above the bag making and packaging machine and packages the articles in a bag to be made. The bag making and packaging machine includes a lateral sealing mechanism, a servo motor, and a falling time detector. The lateral sealing mechanism laterally seals a packaging material of a cylindrical shape. The servo motor drives the lateral sealing mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2016
    Publication date: December 13, 2018
    Inventors: Shinji KOIKE, Ryoichi SATO, Ryo SASAKI
  • Publication number: 20180346159
    Abstract: Certain implementations provide a form-fill-seal machine that can efficiently seal a packaging material. The transverse sealing unit may have first members to sandwich the packaging material and sealing the packaging material in a transverse direction, and second members for squeezing the packaging material while sandwiching the packaging material with a prescribed gap left therebetween. The control unit may cause the packaging material to be squeezed by the second members by causing the transverse sealing unit located at a reference position to descend faster than the packaging material being conveyed downward. The control unit may cause the transverse sealing unit to ascend while the packaging material is being sealed by the first members. The control unit may cause the transverse sealing unit to move such that the first members are separated from the packaging material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2016
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Inventors: Makoto ICHIKAWA, Ryoichi SATO, Ryota NAGASHIMA, Shinji KOIKE, Ryo SASAKI
  • Publication number: 20180016047
    Abstract: A bag making and packaging machine is provided with a feed mechanism, a roll holding portion, a printing mechanism, a former, a longitudinal seal mechanism, a transverse seal mechanism, a cutting mechanism, a first sensor, and a second sensor. The printing mechanism prints information on a film. The former causes the two longitudinal sides of the film to become overlapped. The longitudinal seal mechanism bonds the two longitudinal sides and makes a film tube. The transverse seal mechanism sandwiches and bonds the film tube and makes a transverse seal portion. The cutting mechanism cuts the film tube at the transverse seal portion. The first sensor detects a mark on the film for identifying a cutting position for cutting the film tube. The second sensor detects a mark for specifying a printing position of the film where predetermined information is to be printed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2015
    Publication date: January 18, 2018
    Inventors: Hideshi MIYAMOTO, Masashi KONDO, Ryoichi SATO, Shinji KOIKE
  • Patent number: 9051966
    Abstract: A linear guide apparatus maintaining a high dust-proof performance over an extended period of time and includes side seal units attached to end parts of a slider in the axial direction. Each side seal unit is provided with: a first seal member, at the slider, arranged in the axial direction of the slider; a second seal member at the outside of the slider in the axial direction; and a lubricating member held between the first and second seal members. The first seal member has first lip parts sliding against the rolling element rolling grooves of the guide rail, while the second seal member has second lip parts sliding against the rolling element rolling grooves. The lubricating member has a first oil-containing member for supplying lubricant to the rolling element rolling grooves. The first and second lip parts are arranged not to come into contact with the first oil-containing member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2015
    Assignee: NSK Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Matsumoto, Ryoichi Sato, Masaru Hattori
  • Patent number: 8834025
    Abstract: In a linear motion guide device suitably applicable to applications under high-temperature and vacuum environments where no plastic end cap is applicable, and having an end cap formed by injection molding using metal powders as a raw material, the degree of adhesion of the metal powders is improved at a thin and keen portion like the scooping portion of the end cap, thereby suppressing an abrasion and a deformation. The end cap (7) is formed by injection molding (MIM: Metal Injection Molding) using metal powders of equal to or less than 20 ?m as a raw material, and has a scooping portion (9) having undergone an HIP (Hot-Isostatic-Pressing) process and a thermal process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: NSK Ltd.
    Inventors: Soichiro Kato, Ryoichi Sato
  • Patent number: 8747179
    Abstract: A robot toy includes a body and a controller. The body includes right and left arms, legs, arm-actuating mechanisms, thrust mechanisms, and a driving unit. The arms can be extended forward and back, and are pulled back by a predetermined biasing force in a normal condition. The arm-actuating mechanisms are provided at the respective arms and allow the corresponding arms to be extended and pulled back. The thrust mechanisms are provided at the respective legs and allow the corresponding legs to move forward. The driving unit drives one of a pair of the left arm-actuating mechanism and the left thrust mechanism and a pair of the right arm-actuating mechanism and the right thrust mechanism. The driving unit simultaneously drives the arm-actuating mechanism and the thrust mechanism in the same pair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2014
    Assignee: Tomy Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomohito Nagai, Ryoichi Sato, Teruo Kitamura
  • Publication number: 20140029876
    Abstract: In a linear motion guide device suitably applicable to applications under high-temperature and vacuum environments where no plastic end cap is applicable, and having an end cap formed by injection molding using metal powders as a raw material, the degree of adhesion of the metal powders is improved at a thin and keen portion like the scooping portion of the end cap, thereby suppressing an abrasion and a deformation. The end cap (7) is formed by injection molding (MIM: Metal Injection Molding) using metal powders of equal to or less than 20 ?m as a raw material, and has a scooping portion (9) having undergone an HIP (Hot-Isostatic-Pressing) process and a thermal process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2012
    Publication date: January 30, 2014
    Applicant: NSK LTD
    Inventors: Soichiro Kato, Ryoichi Sato
  • Publication number: 20130252509
    Abstract: A robot toy includes a body and a controller. The body includes right and left arms, legs, arm-actuating mechanisms, thrust mechanisms, and a driving unit. The arms can be extended forward and back, and are pulled back by a predetermined biasing force in a normal condition. The arm-actuating mechanisms provided at the respective arms allow the corresponding arms to be extended in front of the body against the biasing force. The thrust mechanisms provided at the respective legs allow the corresponding legs to move forward. The driving unit drives one of a pair of the left arm-actuating mechanism and the left thrust mechanism and a pair of the right arm-actuating mechanism and the right thrust mechanism. The driving unit simultaneously drives the arm-actuating mechanism and the thrust mechanism in the same pair.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2013
    Publication date: September 26, 2013
    Applicant: TOMY COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Tomohito Nagai, Ryoichi Sato, Teruo Kitamura
  • Publication number: 20130203317
    Abstract: A robot toy includes a body and a controller. The body includes right and left arms, legs, arm-actuating mechanisms, thrust mechanisms, and a driving unit. The arms can be extended forward and back, and are pulled back by a predetermined biasing force in a normal condition. The arm-actuating mechanisms provided at the respective arms allow the corresponding arms to be extended in front of the body against the biasing force. The thrust mechanisms provided at the respective legs allow the corresponding legs to move forward. The driving unit drives one of a pair of the left arm-actuating mechanism and the left thrust mechanism and a pair of the right arm-actuating mechanism and the right thrust mechanism. The driving unit simultaneously drives the arm-actuating mechanism and the thrust mechanism in the same pair.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2012
    Publication date: August 8, 2013
    Applicant: Tomy Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomohito Nagai, Ryoichi Sato, Teruo Kitamura