Patents by Inventor Satoshi Ito

Satoshi Ito 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: 20210157190
    Abstract: An electro-optical device includes a first substrate including a layered body including a plurality of insulating layers, and a pixel electrode disposed at the layered body, a second substrate including a common electrode, an electro-optical layer disposed between the pixel electrode and the common electrode, the electro-optical layer having optical characteristics varying according to an electric field, a spacer coupled to the first substrate, the spacer defining a distance between the pixel electrode and the common electrode, in which the spacer has a first portion overlapping with the pixel electrode when viewed in a thickness direction of the first substrate, and a second portion not overlapping with the pixel electrode when viewed in the thickness direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2020
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Satoshi ITO
  • Publication number: 20210157194
    Abstract: An electro-optical device includes a pixel electrode group including a first pixel electrode and a second pixel electrode, a layered body including a plurality of insulating layers, a first transistor, and a second transistor, a lens layer including a first lens overlapping with the first pixel electrode and a second lens overlapping with the second pixel electrode, a first contact that electrically couples the first transistor and the first pixel electrode, and a second contact that electrically couples the second transistor and the second pixel electrode. The layered body, the lens layer, and the pixel electrode group are arranged in this order. Each of the first lens and the second lens, and the layered body are disposed with a space interposed therebetweenlayered body, and each of the first contact and the second contact extends through the lens layer and the space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2020
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Satoshi ITO
  • Patent number: 11016352
    Abstract: An electro-optical device includes a pixel electrode group including a first pixel electrode and a second pixel electrode, a layered body including a plurality of insulating layers, a first transistor, and a second transistor, a lens layer including a first lens overlapping with the first pixel electrode and a second lens overlapping with the second pixel electrode, a first contact that electrically couples the first transistor and the first pixel electrode, and a second contact that electrically couples the second transistor and the second pixel electrode. The layered body, the lens layer, and the pixel electrode group are arranged in this order. Each of the first lens and the second lens, and the layered body are disposed with a space interposed therebetween layered body, and each of the first contact and the second contact extends through the lens layer and the space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Satoshi Ito
  • Publication number: 20210146393
    Abstract: A coating system includes coating robots configured to coat a vehicle, and an operation robot. The operation robot includes a first arm configured to turn around a first axis; a second arm configured to turn around a second axis parallel to the first axis; a third arm configured to turn around a third axis parallel to the first axis; a fourth arm configured to turn around a fourth axis perpendicular to the first axis; a fifth arm configured to turn around a fifth axis parallel to the fourth axis; and a tip jig is supported at the fifth arm and is configured to turn around a sixth axis. The sixth axis is selectively parallel to the fifth axis or perpendicular to a plane which includes the fourth axis and the fifth axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2021
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA YASKAWA DENKI
    Inventors: Katsuhiko YOSHINO, Satoshi SUEYOSHI, Takahiro UMEZAKI, Tsuyoshi ITO
  • Patent number: 11002549
    Abstract: Provided is a data processing device including a trajectory calculating unit configured to calculate a trajectory of a mobile body that moves in a measurement section, based on measurement data acquired by the mobile body, a virtual level difference detecting unit configured to detect a virtual level difference occurring in the trajectory, a trajectory smoothing unit configured to smooth the trajectory in a section before and after the virtual level difference according to a magnitude of the virtual level difference, and a point group data generating unit configured to generate synthetic point group data by synthesizing the smoothed trajectory and point group data included in the measurement data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: TOPCON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Yasutomi, Tadayuki Ito
  • Patent number: 10994591
    Abstract: Provided is a configuration that makes up for a lack of tensile rigidity and a lack of collision properties at the same time. [Solution] An automotive exterior panel according to the present invention: an exterior material 110; and a reinforcing member 120 that is in contact along an automobile inside surface of the exterior material 110 and of which a second moment of area in a direction orthogonal to the exterior material is less than or equal to 15,000 mm4 in a cross section orthogonal to a longitudinal direction of the 10 reinforcing member. By this configuration, the second moment of area in a direction orthogonal to the longitudinal direction of the reinforcing member 120 is made less than or equal to 15,000 mm4, and hence a lack of tensile rigidity can be made up for at the same time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshiya Suzuki, Yoshiaki Nakazawa, Yasuhiro Ito, Satoshi Shirakami
  • Publication number: 20210124225
    Abstract: An electro-optical device includes a first substrate including a plurality of pixel electrodes, a second substrate including a common electrode, and an electro-optical layer disposed between the plurality of pixel electrodes and the common electrode, optical characteristics of the electro-optical layer changing according to an electric field. One of the first substrate and the second substrate includes a base material composed of an inorganic material and having insulating and transmission properties, and a light shielding portion having light shielding properties and including a first film containing tungsten silicide, a second film containing titanium nitride or tungsten nitride, and a third film containing tungsten. The first film, the second film, and the third film are disposed in this order from the base material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2020
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Satoshi ITO
  • Publication number: 20210127061
    Abstract: The present invention is concerning to an image management system that communicates with a first communication terminal via a communication network, the image management system comprising: an image storage unit configured to store image data; a receiving unit configured to receive, from the first communication terminal, link information that includes image identification information for identifying the image data and includes predetermined-area information that indicates a predetermined area in the image data; and a transmitting unit configured to transmit, to the first communication terminal, the image data that is indicated by the image identification information included in the link information received by the receiving unit and the predetermined-area information included in the link information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2021
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Satoshi TANEICHI, Takeshi ITO, Masanori WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20210123349
    Abstract: A turbine blade includes an airfoil portion, a cooling passage inside the airfoil portion, and a plurality of cooling holes formed in a trailing edge part of the airfoil portion. The cooling holes communicating with the cooling passage and opening in a surface of the trailing edge part. A relation of d_up<d_mid<d_down is satisfied, where d_mid is an index indicating opening densities of the cooling holes in a center region including an intermediate position between a first end and a second end of the airfoil portion in the blade height direction, d_up is an index in a region positioned upstream of a flow of a cooling medium in the cooling passage from the center region in the blade height direction, and d_down is an index in a region positioned downstream of the flow of the cooling medium from the center region in the blade height direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 4, 2018
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Inventors: Yoshifumi TSUJI, Ryuta ITO, Hiroyuki OTOMO, Satoshi HADA, Susumu WAKAZONO
  • Publication number: 20210113556
    Abstract: The present invention provides a heterocyclic compound represented by the general formula (1): The compound of the present invention has a wide treatment spectrum for mental disorders including central nervous system disorders, no side effects and high safety.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi YAMASHITA, Nobuaki ITO, Shin MIYAMURA, Kunio OSHIMA, Jun MATSUBARA, Hideaki KURODA, Haruka TAKAHASHI, Satoshi SHIMIZU, Tatsuyoshi TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20210115885
    Abstract: A fuel supply device is insertable into a fuel tank through an opening formed in an upper wall of the fuel tank in an insertion direction. The fuel supply device includes a flange unit and a pump unit coupled to the flange unit. The pump unit includes a guide member extending in the insertion direction. The guide member is configured to abut on an opening periphery so as to guide the pump unit when the pump unit is inserted into the fuel tank. A guide surface of the guide member includes a concave surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2019
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: AISAN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Syuhei NOGUCHI, Koji YOSHIDA, Satoshi ITO, Kensuke NIWA
  • Publication number: 20210108841
    Abstract: A refrigerant cycle device includes a compressor, a radiator, a first expansion valve, a second expansion valve, a first evaporator, a second evaporator, and a controller. The controller is configured to switch between a first evaporator priority control and a second evaporator priority control. During the first evaporator priority control, the controller controls a throttle opening of the second expansion valve based on at least one of a temperature of a first evaporator, a temperature of a refrigerant flowing through the first evaporator, and a temperature of an air having exchanged heat in the first evaporator. During the second evaporator priority mode, the controller controls the throttle opening based on a refrigerant state of the second evaporator. When the at least one of the temperatures is equal to or greater than a switching temperature, the second priority mode is switched to the first priority mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventors: Kengo SUGIMURA, Satoshi ITO, Yuichi KAMI, Hiroyuki KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10976596
    Abstract: An element substrate of an electro-optical device (substrate for an electro-optical device) includes a first lens and a second lens. The first lens is formed between a first substrate and a switching element, and the second lens is formed between the switching element and a pixel electrode. The second lens includes a second lens concave surface and a second lens-forming lens layer. The second lens concave surface is recessed in a surface of an interlayer insulating film. The second lens-forming lens layer is filled in the inside of the second lens concave surface. The interlayer insulating film includes a contact hole in a location not overlapping, in a plan view, with the second lens concave surface. The contact hole electrically couples the pixel electrode to the switching element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Satoshi Ito
  • Publication number: 20210101451
    Abstract: A first evaporator cools air-conditioning air. A second evaporator cools an object. A first orifice unit and a second orifice unit are capable of changing a refrigerant amount of the first evaporator and the second evaporator, respectively. A control unit controls both the first orifice unit and the second orifice unit so that a temperature of the second evaporator approaches a target temperature. The control unit, in a first mode, performs control not to evaporate a refrigerant at the first evaporator and to evaporate the refrigerant at the second evaporator. The control unit, in a second mode, performs control to evaporate the refrigerant at both the first evaporator and the second evaporator. The control unit sets the target temperature in a first mode higher than that in a second mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventors: Hiroyuki KOBAYASHI, Satoshi ITO, Yuichi KAMI, Kengo SUGIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210102716
    Abstract: A refrigeration cycle device includes a heating unit, an air-heating expansion valve, an outdoor heat exchanger, an air-cooling expansion valve, an indoor evaporator, and a cooler-unit expansion valve, a cooler unit, and a refrigerant circuit switching unit. In a heating series cooler-unit mode, refrigerant is circulated in order of the heating unit, the air-heating expansion valve, the outdoor heat exchanger, the cooler-unit expansion valve, and the cooler unit. In a heating parallel cooler-unit mode, refrigerant is circulated in order of the heating unit, the air-heating expansion valve, and the outdoor heat exchanger, and refrigerant is circulated in order of the heating unit, the cooler-unit expansion valve, and the cooler unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventors: Satoshi ITO, Kengo SUGIMURA, Yuichi KAMI, Hiroyuki KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20210103185
    Abstract: A liquid crystal apparatus includes an element substrate provided with a pixel electrode and a TFT, and a counter substrate disposed facing the element substrate. The element substrate includes a first microlens, a second microlens, and a third microlens corresponding to the pixel electrode. The first microlens is disposed further toward an incident side of light than the second microlens. A relationship between a lens power of the first microlens and a lens power of the second microlens is that the lens power of the first microlens is greater than or equal to the lens power of the second microlens.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Satoshi ITO
  • Publication number: 20210101450
    Abstract: A refrigeration cycle device includes a compressor, a radiator, an air-conditioning heat exchanger, a cooling heat exchanger, an air-conditioning decompression unit, a cooler-unit decompression unit, a refrigerant flow rate detector, and a controller. The radiator is configured to radiate heat of refrigerant discharged from the compressor. The air-conditioning heat exchanger absorbs heat from air to evaporate the refrigerant. The cooling heat exchanger is arranged in parallel with the air-conditioning heat exchanger in the flow of refrigerant. The air-conditioning decompression unit adjusts a decompression amount of the refrigerant flowing into the air-conditioning heat exchanger. The cooler-unit decompression unit adjusts a decompression amount of the refrigerant flowing into the cooling heat exchanger. The controller controls the operation of the cooler-unit decompression unit so that the flow rate of the refrigerant detected by the refrigerant flow rate detector exceeds a predetermined reference flow rate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventors: Hiroyuki KOBAYASHI, Yuichi KAMI, Kengo SUGIMURA, Satoshi ITO
  • Patent number: 10971670
    Abstract: A thermoelectric conversion device including a plurality of first electrodes; a plurality of thermoelectric conversion elements, each having one end electrically connected to each of the first electrodes; a plurality of second electrodes, to which another end of each of the thermoelectric conversion elements is electrically connected; a hot-side heat exchanger connected to the first electrodes; and a cold-side heat exchanger connected to the second electrodes. Multiple springs are disposed in an interior of one of the hot-side heat exchanger and the cold-side heat exchanger at portions connected to either the first electrodes or the second electrodes, such that one spring is disposed so as to bias one thermoelectric conversion element. The one exchanger is provided with a transfer portion capable of transmitting to one thermoelectric conversion element a biasing force of one spring at a portion connected to the first electrode or the second electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON THERMOSTAT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Nemoto, Masayoshi Shibata, Satoshi Ito
  • Publication number: 20210089078
    Abstract: An electro-optical device includes a first translucent plate, a display panel, and a second translucent plate that is bonded to a surface of the display panel on an opposite side from the first translucent plate. The display panel includes a first substrate including pixel electrodes provided in a display region, a second substrate including a common electrode, an electro-optical layer which is disposed between the pixel electrodes and the common electrode, and a sealing member that is provided in a sealing region along an outer edge of the display region and between the first substrate and the second substrate, and adheres the first substrate and the second substrate. When seen from a thickness direction of the first translucent plate, an outer edge of the first translucent plate overlaps the outer edge of the display region, or is positioned between the display region and the sealing region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Satoshi ITO
  • Patent number: 10948785
    Abstract: An electro-optical device according to the present disclosure includes an insulating base having translucency and insulating properties, a pixel electrode disposed apart from the insulating base, and a switching element electrically coupled to the pixel electrode. The insulating base includes a base portion, and a lens portion that is located between the base portion and the pixel electrode and includes a lens overlapping the pixel electrode in plan view when viewed from a thickness direction of the pixel electrode. The base portion and the lens are disposed with a space therebetween.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Satoshi Ito