Patents by Inventor Satoru Watanabe

Satoru 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: 10854913
    Abstract: Provided is a solid electrolyte including electrolyte particles, wherein each of the electrolyte particles includes at least one of an O—S—O structure and an O—S—OH structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Inventors: Kenji Homma, Satoru Watanabe, Tamotsu Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10831880
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a storage unit configured to store therein address book information in which at least tag identification information for identifying a wireless tag that indicates a medium capable of performing wireless communication and personal information on a user are associated with each other, a tag identification information acquiring unit configured to acquire the tag identification information, a face information acquiring unit configured to refer to the address book information, and when face information on the user is not associated with the tag identification information, acquire the face information based on a captured image that is obtained by capturing an image of an imaging range corresponding to a range in which the tag identification information can be acquired, and a registration control unit configured to control registration of the face information in the address book information in association with the tag identification information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Genki Watanabe, Satoru Inokuchi
  • Patent number: 10829545
    Abstract: Isolated monoclonal antibodies which bind to Zika virus envelope protein and related antibody-based compositions and molecules are disclosed. Also disclosed are therapeutic and diagnostic methods for using the antibodies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignees: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, National University of Singapore
    Inventors: Ram Sasisekharan, Kannan Tharakaraman, Kuan Rong Chan, Satoru Watanabe, Subhash G. Vasudevan, Eng Eong Ooi
  • Publication number: 20200338050
    Abstract: Methods of treating a dengue virus (DENV) infection in a human subject, comprising administering to the human subject a compound of Formula (I), or pharmaceutical composition comprising a compound of Formula (I): A compound of Formula (I) can be administered within onset of fever to 72 hours of fever onset due to dengue infection and then every 6 to 12 hours until there is an improvement in the infection or between from about 1 day to about 10 days. The methods of the invention can be used to treat primary and secondary DENV1-4 viral infections.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicants: 60 Degrees Pharmaceuticals, LLC, National University of Singapore, Singapore Health Services PTE Ltd.
    Inventors: Geoffrey S. Dow, Subhash Vasudevan, Mark Reid, Glynn Morrish, Cynthia Sung, Abhay Rathore, Satoru Watanabe, Eng Eong Ooi, Jenny Low
  • Patent number: 10811284
    Abstract: A substrate processing method which can clean a peripheral portion of a substrate after polishing and can check the cleaning effect of the peripheral portion of the substrate is disclosed. The substrate processing method includes polishing a peripheral portion of the substrate by pressing a polishing tape having abrasive grains against the peripheral portion of the substrate with a first head, cleaning the peripheral portion of the substrate by supplying a cleaning liquid to the peripheral portion of the substrate after polishing, bringing a tape having no abrasive grains into contact with the peripheral portion of the substrate after cleaning by a second head, applying light to the tape and receiving reflected light from the tape by a sensor, and judging that the peripheral portion of the substrate is contaminated when an intensity of the received reflected light is lower than a predetermined value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Inventors: Toshifumi Watanabe, Satoru Yamamoto, Yu Machida
  • Patent number: 10804621
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a printed wiring board includes a wiring board, a connector part, a connection pad provided between the wiring board and the connector part and connected with the connector part with a solder material and a guide groove provided in the wiring board to be continuous to the connection pad, to guide a portion of the solder material from the connection pad.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Inventors: Akira Tanaka, Masaya Hirashima, Satoru Yasui, Shukuyo Yamada, Masashi Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10803035
    Abstract: A storage device for storing a column store database, the storage device comprising: a column read unit which reads page data to be searched that have been read from the column store database, acquires a leading row number included in the page data, and reads each column of data in the page data, sequentially from the leading row number to the last row in the column of data; a data search unit which compares each row in each read column of data with first search criteria, from the first row to the last row, and outputs a comparison result; and a search result aggregation unit which, when a comparison result for a range of columns specified by a search request has been output, compares each row in the comparison result with second search criteria, and determines one or more rows in the comparison result that satisfy the second search criteria.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiki Kurokawa, Satoru Watanabe, Yoshitaka Tsujimoto
  • Publication number: 20200309372
    Abstract: A flame detection system includes: a UV sensor that serves as a flame sensor detecting a UV ray generated by a flame; an application voltage generation unit that applies a driving voltage to the UV sensor; a discharge detection unit that detects a discharge in the UV sensor; a discharge count unit that counts the number of detected discharges; a discharge probability calculation unit that calculates a discharge probability on the basis of the number of discharges counted by the discharge count unit and the number of times the driving voltage is applied; a UV intensity determination unit that determines an intensity of the UV ray on the basis of the discharge probability; and a determination result output unit that outputs the intensity of the UV ray determined by the UV intensity determination unit via display or communication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Takashi WATANABE, Shigeki ISHII, Yuichi KUMAZAWA, Kayo SUZUKI, Satoru YAMAGISHI
  • Publication number: 20200310265
    Abstract: Provided an electrophotographic electro-conductive member that can stably suppress an occurrence of fogging in an electrophotographic image. The member comprises a support having an electro-conductive outer surface, and an electro-conductive layer on the outer surface of the support, the electro-conductive layer having a matrix including a cross-linked product of a first rubber, and domains dispersed in the matrix, the domains each includes a cross-linked product of a second rubber and an electro-conductive particle, at least some of the domains is exposed to the outer surface of the electro-conductive member to constitute protrusions on an outer surface of the member, the outer surface of the electro-conductive member is constituted by the matrix and the domains exposed to the outer surface of the electrophotographic electro-conductive member, the electrophotographic electro-conductive member has an impedance of 1.0×103? or more and 1.0×108? or less, and some of the domains satisfy two specific requirements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Satoru Nishioka, Kazuhiro Yamauchi, Hiroaki Watanabe, Takumi Furukawa, Yasuhiro Fushimoto, Masahiro Kurachi, Kenji Takashima, Yuichi Kikuchi, Kana Sato
  • Patent number: 10789253
    Abstract: A storage device, connected to a computer including a processor and first memory, and executing a program, stores data processed under the program. The computer includes a protocol processing unit that accesses data in the storage device, an accelerator that includes an arithmetic unit executing a part of a process of the program, and a second memory storing data, and executes the part of the process. The first memory receives a processing request for processing data, and causes the accelerator to execute a command to process data, corresponding to the processing request for the processing request including a process to be executed by the arithmetic unit. The accelerator requests the protocol processing unit to provide target data indicated by a command received from the program, reads data from the storage device via the protocol processing unit, and stores the data in the second memory. The arithmetic unit executes the command.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuhisa Fujimoto, Shinji Fujiwara, Satoru Watanabe, Akira Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20200291600
    Abstract: A boom includes a body and a base end bracket. The body includes a straight section and a wide section. When viewed from above, a width of the straight section is substantially constant. When viewed from above, a width of the wide section increases toward the base end bracket. The straight section and the wide section are smoothly continuous to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Nobuyasu SUGIHARA, Yuki NAKATANI, Shinpei UTOU, Kouji SHINKAWA, Satoru KUBOTA, Shuhei WATANABE, Tooru TSUJI, Kazuo TAKAHASHI, Kenji SANADA
  • Publication number: 20200292838
    Abstract: There are provided a reticle, a reticle unit, and an optical apparatus, such as a rifle scope, each having a novel configuration that allows formation of a desired pattern. In a reticle 30A1 on which a pattern that serves as an indicator when an object under observation is visually recognized is formed, the pattern is formed of protruding sections 33a and 33b provided on a pattern formation surface 31a of a plate-shaped optical member 31. The protruding sections 33a and 33b are each formed of a plurality of protruding ridges 133 (structural elements) extending in the lengthwise direction of a line that forms the pattern in parallel to the widthwise direction of the line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicants: Nikon Corporation, Nikon Vision Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: Koichi WATANABE, Jun KAWAKAMI, Katsunori TOMITA, Yasuaki ISHIKAWA, Satoru OKAZAKI
  • Publication number: 20200287051
    Abstract: A thin film transistor of a top-gate-coplanar type includes a source, a drain, a gate, and a semiconductor layer, wherein the semiconductor layer has a first low-resistance region for the source and a second low-resistance region for the drain, wherein the source and the drain are electrically connected through the first low-resistance region, the semiconductor layer, and the second low-resistance region, and wherein the semiconductor layer is formed of an oxide-based semiconductor containing gallium (Ga), zinc (Zn), and tin (Sn).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Kunio MASUMO, Nao ISHIBASHI, Nobuhiro NAKAMURA, Satoru WATANABE, Kazuto OHKOSHI, Naomichi MIYAKAWA
  • Publication number: 20200286854
    Abstract: Provided is a method for setting the conditions for heating a semiconductor chip during bonding of the semiconductor chip using an NCF, wherein a heating start temperature and a rate of temperature increase are set on the basis of a viscosity characteristic map that indicates changes in viscosity with respect to temperature of the NCF at various rates of temperature increase and a heating start temperature characteristic map that indicates changes in viscosity with respect to temperature of the NCF when the heating start temperature is changed at the same rate of temperature increase.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: SHINKAWA LTD.
    Inventors: Tomonori NAKAMURA, Toru MAEDA, Satoru NAGAI, Yoshihiro SAEKI, Osamu WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20200287002
    Abstract: An oxide-based semiconductor compound including metal cations and oxygen, wherein hydride ions H? originally bonded with the metal cations have been replaced with fluorine ions F? and at least one of the fluorine ions F? is bonded with one to three of the metal cations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Hideo HOSONO, Junghwan Kim, Joonho Bang, Hideya Kumomi, Satoru Watanabe, Kazuto Ohkoshi, Naomichi Miyakawa, Nao Ishibashi, Kunio Masumo, Nobuhiro Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20200285520
    Abstract: Processing performance is improved through introduction of accelerators and availability of the system is enhanced during introduction of the accelerators. A worker node includes a processor such as CPU, an accelerator that executes accelerator processing on a command, and a software model that operates on the CPU and executes software model processing of the command. In the worker node, the CPU breaks down an accelerator operator included in a query plan into a plurality of accelerator commands, sends each of the accelerator commands to the accelerator or the software model, and switches the destination of the accelerator command from the accelerator to the software model when a switching condition for changing the processing component of the accelerator command is satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2019
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazushi Nakagawa, Yoshifumi Fujikawa, Satoru Watanabe, Toshiyuki Aritsuka
  • Publication number: 20200265052
    Abstract: It is possible execute processing large-scale data and improve the processing efficiency while suppressing the complexity of a hardware circuit. A data processing device includes a processor and a FPGA connected to the processor. The processor is configured to acquire a query plan including target identification information identifying data to be processed and a processing detail for the data to be processed, generate, based on the query plan, a plurality of FPGA commands to process a plurality of row group data items constituting the data identified by the target identification information and to be processed, and transmit the FPGA commands to the FPGA. The FPGA is configured to execute processing on the row group data items based on the transmitted FPGA commands and return results of executing the processing to the processor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2019
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicant: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshifumi Fujikawa, Toshiyuki Aritsuka, Satoru Watanabe, Kazushi Nakagawa, Kazuhisa Fujimoto, Masahiro Arai
  • Publication number: 20200235323
    Abstract: The yield of a separation process is improved. The mass productivity of a display device which is formed through a separation process is improved. A layer is formed over a substrate with use of a material including a resin or a resin precursor. Next, a resin layer is formed by performing heat treatment on the layer. Next, a layer to be separated is formed over the resin layer. Then, the layer to be separated and the substrate are separated from each other. The heat treatment is performed in an atmosphere containing oxygen or while supplying a gas containing oxygen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Masakatsu OHNO, Kayo KUMAKURA, Hiroyuki WATANABE, Seiji YASUMOTO, Satoru IDOJIRI, Hiroki ADACHI
  • Patent number: 10712716
    Abstract: A control device according to the present invention includes a plurality of arithmetic units that operate in parallel. A sensor value of the control amount is input to the first arithmetic unit in a signal transmission sequence, and a correction amount for the manipulation amount is output from the last arithmetic unit in the signal transmission sequence. The first arithmetic unit has a controller that produces an output by processing the input sensor value, and the arithmetic units other than the first arithmetic unit has a delay element that delays an input by a predetermined number of steps and a controller that produces an output by processing the delayed input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Inventors: Kota Sata, Junichi Kako, Satoru Watanabe, Yuta Suzuki, Masato Edahiro
  • Publication number: 20200208965
    Abstract: An image measurement apparatus, which functions as a non-contact profile-measuring device, includes: an image sensor as an image pick-up device; a variable focal length lens (liquid lens unit) disposed on an optical axis extending from a workpiece to the image sensor; and a controller (image-pickup lens controller and image measurement processor) configured to control the variable focal length lens and process a detected image by the image sensor. The image measurement apparatus, which also functions as a non-contact displacement-detecting device, includes: an image sensor; a variable focal length lens (liquid lens unit) disposed on an optical axis extending from the workpiece to the image sensor; and a controller (displacement-detection lens controller and profile measurement processor) configured to control the variable focal length lens and a detected image by the image sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Satoru YOSHIDA, Tatsuya NAGAHAMA, Hitoshi ISOBE, Masafumi YAMANAKA, Naoto OITA, Koji KUBO, Yuko SHISHIDO, Nobuo OHBA, Takahisa OOTAKE, Hiroki MATSUI, Masanori ARAI, Shiro IGASAKI, Yuki KURAHASHI, Hiroshi SAKAI, Yutaka WATANABE