Patents by Inventor Satoshi Nakayama

Satoshi Nakayama 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: 20220148138
    Abstract: An vehicle-mounted camera apparatus is an vehicle-mounted camera apparatus capable of imaging at least one of a front, a rear, and a side of a vehicle, and includes a lens, an image capture device unit that converts light imaged by the lens into an electrical signal to generate a captured image, and a light shielding unit that shields a light ray corresponding to a part of an image capture region of the image capture device unit on an incident surface side of the lens.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: SATOSHI NAKAYAMA, YOSHIKAZU OHNAMI
  • Publication number: 20220130024
    Abstract: An information processing device includes: an acquisition unit that acquires a captured image; a superimposition unit that generates a superimposition image in which images are superimposed on unused areas of the captured image; and a determination unit that determines a state of the captured image on the basis of characteristics of areas on which the images are superimposed in the superimposition image transmitted from the superimposition unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Applicant: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Inventor: Satoshi Nakayama
  • Patent number: 11310382
    Abstract: An image reading device includes a transparent member unit including a transparent member, an opposing member opposed to the transparent member, and a reading mechanism. The reading mechanism irradiates the opposing member and a medium being conveyed between the transparent member and the opposing member with light through the transparent member and receive reflected light from the opposing member and the medium. The reading mechanism includes a position adjuster to which the transparent member unit is secured and a guide to guide the transparent member unit in a direction intersecting a direction of conveyance of the medium to detachably attach the transparent member unit to the reading mechanism. The position adjuster changes a position at which the transparent member unit is secured with respect to the reading mechanism. The transparent member unit is secured to the position adjuster.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Nakayama, Susumu Mikajiri, Kimiharu Yamazaki, Tohru Matsumoto, Kohta Aoyagi, Hideyo Makino, Ryosuke Ebinuma
  • Patent number: 11286851
    Abstract: A gas turbine engine configured to combust, by means of a combustor, a compressed air obtained through compression by a compressor, and drive a turbine with use of high-temperature and high-pressure combustion gas generated by the combustion, the gas turbine engine including: a plurality of air passages through which different portions in the gas turbine engine communicate with one another; and a switching device configured to switch air flow paths between the plurality of air passages, wherein the plurality of air passages are each formed by an air pipe disposed outside a compressor casing, and the switching device is mounted to an outer surface of the compressor casing via a heat insulation member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Satoshi Nakayama, Akihisa Oka, Hiroki Seike
  • Patent number: 11153453
    Abstract: An image reading device includes a background member, an illumination unit opposed to the background member, and a reader. The illumination unit emits light to a recording medium having an image thereon. The reader receives a reflection from the recording medium to read the image. The background member has a facing surface that faces the recording medium. The facing surface includes a reference portion on a center portion in a width direction of the background member. The reference portion has a higher reflectance than an end portion of the facing surface in the width direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Satoshi Nakayama, Susumu Mikajiri, Hideyo Makino, Yoshinari Onuma, Kimiharu Yamazaki, Kohta Aoyagi
  • Publication number: 20210297543
    Abstract: An image reading device includes a transparent member unit including a transparent member, an opposing member opposed to the transparent member, and a reading mechanism. The reading mechanism irradiates the opposing member and a medium being conveyed between the transparent member and the opposing member with light through the transparent member and receive reflected light from the opposing member and the medium. The reading mechanism includes a position adjuster to which the transparent member unit is secured and a guide to guide the transparent member unit in a direction intersecting a direction of conveyance of the medium to detachably attach the transparent member unit to the reading mechanism. The position adjuster changes a position at which the transparent member unit is secured with respect to the reading mechanism. The transparent member unit is secured to the position adjuster.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Satoshi NAKAYAMA, Susumu MIKAJIRI, Kimiharu YAMAZAKI, Tohru MATSUMOTO, Kohta AOYAGI, Hideyo MAKINO, Ryosuke EBINUMA
  • Patent number: 11126124
    Abstract: An image reading device includes a plurality of image reading units arranged at different positions in a width direction perpendicular to a conveyance direction of a recording medium to read an image on the recording medium at image reading positions and a conveyance roller pair that conveys the recording medium to the plurality of image reading units. The conveyance roller pair includes a drive roller and a driven roller that contacts the drive roller and rotates following the drive roller. The plurality of image reading units includes an upstream and a downstream image reading units downstream from the upstream image reading unit in the conveyance direction. A reading interval between the image reading positions and a diameter of the drive roller satisfy the relation: X2=n1×?×D1a, where X2 represents the reading interval, n1 represents an integer, and D1a represents the diameter of the drive roller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kimiharu Yamazaki, Hideyo Makino, Susumu Mikajiri, Satoshi Nakayama, Hiroki Yamamura, Kohta Aoyagi, Tohru Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 11089229
    Abstract: Automatic exposure control of an in-vehicle camera is performed under dark driving environments such as at night. An in-vehicle camera system includes a vehicle camera mounted in a vehicle configured to capture surroundings of the vehicle, and control circuitry that controls an exposure level of an image captured by the vehicle camera, the control of the exposure level being based on brightness information of a detection area set within the image, the detection area being a portion of the captured image and configured to output the image having exposure control performed thereon to a display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventor: Satoshi Nakayama
  • Publication number: 20210224976
    Abstract: The present technology relates to an information processing device, an information processing method, and an information processing system by which a user can easily recognize a position of a sensor having a defect from among sensors mounted on a vehicle. Position-related information about a relative position or direction with respect to a vehicle is acquired, and a combined image obtained by combining a defect image representing a position of the sensor having a defect from among the sensors mounted on the vehicle with a vehicle image reflecting the vehicle is displayed in response to the position-related information. The present technology can be applied so that a user can recognize a sensor having a defect from among the sensors mounted on a vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2019
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventors: KOTA YONEZAWA, SATOSHI NAKAYAMA
  • Publication number: 20210227115
    Abstract: Automatic exposure control of an in-vehicle camera is performed under dark driving environments such as at night. An in-vehicle camera system includes a vehicle camera mounted in a vehicle configured to capture surroundings of the vehicle, and control circuitry that controls an exposure level of an image captured by the vehicle camera, the control of the exposure level being based on brightness information of a detection area set within the image, the detection area being a portion of the captured image and configured to output the image having exposure control performed thereon to a display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2021
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Inventor: SATOSHI NAKAYAMA
  • Patent number: 11053856
    Abstract: A starting device for driving a compressor-side rotary shaft of a two-shaft type gas turbine engine at a time of starting the gas turbine engine includes: a starter motor serving as a drive source for the compressor-side rotary shaft; a speed increaser configured to increase a speed of rotation of the starter motor; and a clutch mechanism configured to disconnectably connect the starter motor and the compressor-side rotary shaft with each other, the clutch mechanism being provided between the compressor-side rotary shaft and the speed increaser.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Satoshi Nakayama, Akihisa Oka, Hiroki Seike
  • Publication number: 20210169842
    Abstract: Since a compound represented by the general formula (I) (wherein definition of each group is as described in the specification), a salt thereof, a solvate thereof, or a prodrug thereof has strong and sustaining intraocular pressure lowering activity and, further, has no side effect on eyes such as ocular stimulating property (hyperemia, corneal clouding etc.), aqueous humor protein rise etc., it has high safety, and can be an excellent agent for preventing and/or treating glaucoma etc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2021
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Applicant: ONO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tohru KAMBE, Toru MARUYAMA, Shinsaku YAMANE, Satoshi NAKAYAMA, Kousuke TANI
  • Publication number: 20210166096
    Abstract: A conveyance device includes a conveyance roller pair to convey a recording medium to an image reading position of an image reading unit. The conveyance roller pair includes a drive roller and a driven roller. The driven roller contacts the drive roller and rotates following the drive roller. The drive roller has a diameter satisfying a relation in which a detection mark on the recording medium is on a position away from a leading end of the recording medium by an integral multiple of a circumference of the drive roller in a conveyance direction of the recording medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2020
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kimiharu Yamazaki, Hideyo Makino, Susumu Mikajiri, Satoshi Nakayama, Kohta Aoyagi, Hiroki Yamamura
  • Publication number: 20210165355
    Abstract: An image reading device includes a plurality of image reading units arranged at different positions in a width direction perpendicular to a conveyance direction of a recording medium to read an image on the recording medium at image reading positions and a conveyance roller pair that conveys the recording medium to the plurality of image reading units. The conveyance roller pair includes a drive roller and a driven roller that contacts the drive roller and rotates following the drive roller. The plurality of image reading units includes an upstream and a downstream image reading units downstream from the upstream image reading unit in the conveyance direction. A reading interval between the image reading positions and a diameter of the drive roller satisfy the relation: X2=n1×?×D1a, where X2 represents the reading interval, n1 represents an integer, and D1a represents the diameter of the drive roller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2020
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kimiharu Yamazaki, Hideyo Makino, Susumu Mikajiri, Satoshi Nakayama, Hiroki Yamamura, Kohta Aoyagi, Tohru Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20210168253
    Abstract: An image reading device includes a background member, an illumination unit opposed to the background member, and a reader. The illumination unit emits light to a recording medium having an image thereon. The reader receives a reflection from the recording medium to read the image. The background member has a facing surface that faces the recording medium. The facing surface includes a reference portion on a center portion in a width direction of the background member. The reference portion has a higher reflectance than an end portion of the facing surface in the width direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2020
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Satoshi Nakayama, Susumu Mikajiri, Hideyo Makino, Yoshinari Onuma, Kimiharu Yamazaki, Kohta Aoyagi
  • Patent number: 10986317
    Abstract: A projection video display device includes a projection video display main body (main body) including a light source and a video display element and generating a video to be projected, a portrait converter that rotates the video generated by the main body around an optical axis by 90°, and a projection lens that magnifies and projects the video rotated by the portrait converter. The main body rotates directions of OSD (On Screen Display) images and in the video generated by the video display element to an opposite direction to or in the same direction as a rotation direction of the video by the portrait converter by 90°. Accordingly, the OSD image can be displayed in a direction in which it is easy for the user to see in portrait projection screens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignees: MAXELL, LTD., HITACHI INDUSTRY & CONTROL SOLUTIONS, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Nakamura, Kazuo Shikita, Satoshi Nakayama, Nobutaka Hotta, Hiroyuki Shinji
  • Patent number: 10962238
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an air conditioner includes a blower device and a heat exchanger. The blower device includes a fan motor, a fan, a fan case and a coupling member. The fan motor includes a first end section and a second end section separate from each other. The fan is coaxially fixed to a rotating shaft. The fan case accommodating the fan and for guiding air discharged from the fan toward the heat exchanger. The coupling member includes a pair of arm sections respectively coupled to the first end section and the second end section, and a bar-like section extending in the axial direction of the rotating shaft across the arm sections and coupled to the fan case. The fan motor and the fan case are integrally coupled to each other through the coupling member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Toshiba Carrier Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Nakayama, Yoshinobu Hamada, Nobusato Yoshitake, Kiyomi Mochizuki
  • Publication number: 20210085636
    Abstract: A combination of the present invention is an effective therapy for glaucoma, in particular a combination of 2-propanyl 4-{(3S,5aR,6R,7R,8aS)-6-[(1E,3R)-4-(2,5-difluorophenoxy)-3-hydroxy-1-buten-1-yl]-7-hydroxyoctahydro-2H-cyclopenta[b]oxepin-3-yl}butanoate and a ?-blocker, is useful as an agent for treating glaucoma since the combination enhances intraocular pressure lowering action compared to a single administration of each drug and has an effect of maintaining intraocular pressure lowering action.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Applicant: ONO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinsaku YAMANE, Satoshi NAKAYAMA, Kazufumi NAGAI, Kazumi MORIYUKI, Tomohiro KARAKAWA
  • Patent number: 10940134
    Abstract: Since a compound represented by the general formula (I) (wherein definition of each group is as described in the specification), a salt thereof, a solvate thereof, or a prodrug thereof has strong and sustaining intraocular pressure lowering activity and, further, has no side effect on eyes such as ocular stimulating property (hyperemia, corneal clouding etc.), aqueous humor protein rise etc., it has high safety, and can be an excellent agent for preventing and/or treating glaucoma etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: ONO PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tohru Kambe, Toru Maruyama, Shinsaku Yamane, Satoshi Nakayama, Kousuke Tani
  • Patent number: 10931844
    Abstract: An image inspection apparatus includes a first outputter that outputs color information of an image to be formed on a recording medium determined according to the type of recording medium; a reader provided facing one side of the recording medium and configured to output an image signal obtained by reading the recording medium; a second outputter that outputs an edge position of the recording medium and/or the image formed on the recording medium detected based on the image signal; first background members configured to face and contact another side of the recording medium and having different heights; second background members configured to face and contact the another side of the recording medium and having different colors; and an arranger that brings one member, selected according to the recording medium type from among the first and second background members, into contact with the another side of the recording medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kohta Aoyagi, Susumu Mikajiri, Kimiharu Yamazaki, Satoshi Nakayama, Hideyo Makino, Yoshinari Onuma