Patents by Inventor Satoshi Okamoto

Satoshi Okamoto 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: 20210123122
    Abstract: This steel sheet has a predetermined chemical composition, in which a steel structure of an inside of the steel sheet contains, by volume fraction, soft ferrite: 0% to 30%, retained austenite: 3% to 40%, fresh martensite: 0% to 30%, a sum of pearlite and cementite: 0% to 10%, and a remainder includes hard ferrite, in the inside of the steel sheet, a number proportion of the retained austenite having an aspect ratio of 2.0 or more in the total retained austenite is 50% or more, a soft layer having a thickness of 1 to 100 ?m from a surface in a sheet thickness direction is present, in ferrite contained in the soft layer, a volume fraction of grains having an aspect ratio of less than 3.0 is 50% or more, the volume fraction of retained austenite in the soft layer is less than 50% of the volume fraction of the retained austenite of the inside of the steel sheet, and a peak of an emission intensity at a wavelength indicating Si appears in a range of more than 0.2 ?m and 5.0 ?m or less from the surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: Nippon Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Takafumi YOKOYAMA, Kohichi SANO, Riki OKAMOTO, Hiroyuki KAWATA, Eisaku SAKURADA, Yuji YAMAGUCHI, Kazuki SHIOKAWA, Yuichi NAKAHIRA, Kohei UEDA, Masahiro NAKATA, Satoshi UCHIDA
  • Publication number: 20210114226
    Abstract: A product conveyance robot includes: a travel portion configured to travel on a road surface; a holding portion provided above the travel portion and configured to hold a product, the holding portion being provided rotatably around a lateral turn axis extending in the height direction of the holding portion; and a controller configured to control driving of the travel portion and a rotation angle of the holding portion around the lateral turn axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Zixun Mei, Satoshi Okamoto, Takuya Watabe, Shinya Sakurai
  • Publication number: 20210114810
    Abstract: A robot system includes a robot control device to link a plurality of transport robots having a function of traveling with a package being loaded. A task acquisition unit acquires a task to be performed. A notification unit notifies the transport robot of action details which are assigned regarding the task. The transport robot takes an action in link with another transport robot according to the notified action details.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tomohito MATSUOKA, Nobuyuki TOMATSU, Yasutaka ETOU, Masanobu OHMI, Manabu YAMAMOTO, Seiichi TSUNODA, Keima FUKUNAGA, Takuya WATABE, Makoto KAKUCHI, Kunihiro IWAMOTO, Daisuke SATO, Shunji INOUE, Kenta MIYAHARA, Satoshi OKAMOTO, Jiro GOTO, Terumi UKAI, Tetsuya TAIRA, Daisaku HONDA, Masato ENDO, Takashi HAYASHI, Suguru WATANABE, Yohei TANIGAWA
  • Publication number: 20210107159
    Abstract: In a robot utilization system using a plurality of transport robots, the transport robot includes a traveling mechanism having a traveling function, a main body supported by the traveling mechanism and configured to receive products, and a specifying unit configured to specify the products received by the main body. The transport robots include a transport robot that performs a purchase process of the products received by the main body, and a transport robot that performs a return process of the products received by the main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Jiro Goto, Satoshi Okamoto, Terumi Ukai, Tetsuya Taira, Daisaku Honda, Masato Endo, Takashi Hayashi
  • Patent number: 10934406
    Abstract: A prepreg tape in which reinforcing fiber bundles are impregnated with a thermosetting resin composition, wherein the prepreg tape has a tack value measured at 23° C. at a plunger push pressure of 90 kPa of 5-40 kPa, a tack value measured at 45° C. and a plunger push pressure of 150 kPa of 35-100 kPa, and a drape value at 23° C. of 10-40°, and includes unidirectional fibers arranged along the direction of length of the prepreg tape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Okamoto, Yukihiro Harada, Atsushi Nohara
  • Patent number: 10899388
    Abstract: An arm cover comprises a main part and a front part. These parts are configured such that when the rear suspension takes a standard vehicle-weight position, these parts are respectively inclined rearwardly and downwardly, wherein an angle of inclination of the inclined front part is smaller than that of the inclined main part. When the rear suspension takes the standard vehicle-weight position, a front edge of the front part is located at a higher level than a bottom face portion of a under cover, and when the rear suspension takes a rebound position, the front edge of the front part is located at a position which is higher than a level of the bottom face portion of the under cover and close to a rear end portion of the under cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shuhei Nishida, Yoshiatsu Kuga, Hiroyuki Takahashi, Yosuke Fukamachi, Satoshi Okamoto
  • Publication number: 20210009776
    Abstract: A prepreg contains: a reinforcing fiber material; and a resin composition with which the reinforcing fiber material is impregnated. The resin composition contains an epoxy resin, an amine curing agent, and an imidazole curing agent. An amount of the amine curing agent is less than or equal to 3.8 parts by mass, relative to 100 parts by mass of the epoxy resin, and a sum of the amount of the amine curing agent and an amount of the imidazole curing agent is less than or equal to 10 parts by mass, relative to 100 parts by mass of the epoxy resin. The fiber-reinforced composite material is a cured product of the prepreg.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Takuya TERANISHI, Satoshi OKAMOTO, Akira OOTA, Masahiro ICHINO
  • Patent number: 10889695
    Abstract: Provided are a tow prepreg comprising a reinforcing fiber bundle impregnated with a matrix resin composition, wherein the matrix resin composition contains a component (A) (an epoxy resin), a component (B) (dicyandiamide), a component (C) (a curing accelerator), and a component (D) (a core-shell type rubber particle), and a content of the component (D) with respect to 100 parts by mass of the component (A) is from 20 to 70 parts by mass, a viscosity is from 3 Pa·s to 80 Pa·s at 30° C., and a minimum viscosity to be obtained when a viscosity is measured by raising a temperature from room temperature to 130° C. at a rate of temperature rise of 2.0° C./min is from 0.04 Pa·s to 1 Pa·s, which exhibits excellent drape property and tackiness and less stickiness and can be unwound at a high speed; and a composite material-reinforced pressure vessel having fewer voids in a reinforcing layer which is obtainable by using the tow prepreg, a high burst pressure, and an excellent appearance due to appropriate resin flow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Okamoto, Yukihiro Harada
  • Patent number: 10780675
    Abstract: This invention provides a gas barrier film, which can suppress blocking and winding deviation, and an optical film using the gas barrier film. The gas barrier film includes a flexible substrate and an inorganic thin film layer formed on at least one surface of the flexible substrate. A static friction coefficient between one surface of the gas barrier film and the other surface is not less than 0.85 and not more than 2.0, and when a 50 mm-square portion cut from the gas barrier film is placed on a horizontal surface such that a central portion of the 50 mm-square portion is in contact with the horizontal surface, an average value of distances from the horizontal surface to four corners of the 50 mm-square portion is not more than 2 mm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Ueno, Yasuhiro Yamashita, Mitsunori Nodono, Satoshi Okamoto
  • Publication number: 20200123500
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method of producing a retinal pigment epithelial cell from a human pluripotent stem cell, and a method of treating or preventing a retinal disease by using the produced cell. The retinal pigment epithelial cell is prepared by (a) inducing differentiation of a human pluripotent stem cell into a pigment cell by adhesion cultivation of a human pluripotent stem cell in a medium containing a Nodal signal inhibitor and a Wnt signal inhibitor in the absence of a feeder cell to give a culture containing the pigment cell, (b) subjecting the obtained culture to further adhesion culture to give a culture containing a pigment cell colony, and (c) isolating the pigment cell from the obtained culture and culturing the cell to give a retinal pigment epithelial cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: RIKEN
    Inventors: Masayo TAKAHASHI, Satoshi OKAMOTO, Noriko SAKAI
  • Publication number: 20200102026
    Abstract: Deflector are disposed below, in a vertical direction of a vehicle body, right and left ends of a front bumper to suppress flowing of traveling air from the from side into wheel houses. Splash shields are disposed between a pair of front side frames and a sub-frame to suppress flowing of the air from an engine room into the wheel houses. Ducts are provided at right and left ends of the front bumper. Each of the ducts includes an intake port that takes in the traveling air from the front side, and a discharge port that discharges the traveling air taken in from the intake port into the wheel houses.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2018
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Applicant: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shuhei NISHIDA, Michiya MIZOKANE, Satoshi OKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200045247
    Abstract: To provide a technology for easily determining a change in hue caused due to switching between a visible image and a combined image. In an imaging apparatus 101 capable of imaging a visible image and an infrared image, a combination unit 110 combines the visible image and the infrared image to generate a combined image. A superimposition unit 114 superimposes combination information indicating a combination ratio of the visible image to the infrared image on the combined image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Satoshi Okamoto, Tomohiro Harada
  • Publication number: 20200024414
    Abstract: A prepreg sheet (1) is formed by stacking a plurality of unit layers (10a, 10b) In the unit layers (10a, 10b), prepreg tapes (100), in which a reinforced fiber bundle is impregnated with a thermosetting matrix resin composition, are disposed in rows a plurality of times. One or more of the unit layers (10a, 10b) has a gap (G) between adjacent prepreg tapes (100), and the width thereof is 10% or less of the width of the narrower of the adjacent prepreg tapes (100).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Masahiro Ichino, Kazuhisa Ikeda, Satoshi Okamoto, Yuma Furuhashi
  • Patent number: 10519422
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method of producing a retinal pigment epithelial cell from a human pluripotent stem cell, and a method of treating or preventing a retinal disease by using the produced cell. The retinal pigment epithelial cell is prepared by (a) inducing differentiation of a human pluripotent stem cell into a pigment cell by adhesion cultivation of a human pluripotent stem cell in a medium containing a Nodal signal inhibitor and a Wnt signal inhibitor in the absence of a feeder cell to give a culture containing the pigment cell, (b) subjecting the obtained culture to further adhesion culture to give a culture containing a pigment cell colony, and (c) isolating the pigment cell from the obtained culture and culturing the cell to give a retinal pigment epithelial cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: RIKEN
    Inventors: Masayo Takahashi, Satoshi Okamoto, Noriko Sakai
  • Patent number: 10509674
    Abstract: A software component assigning system for a vehicle includes electronic control units connected to a common network in the vehicle, one of the electronic control units being an integrated control electronic control unit which is configured to: acquire a first rank value of each of the electronic control units, the first rank value becoming higher as a probability of occurrence of a malfunction is higher; acquire a second rank value of an additional software component that is additionally arranged in any one of the electronic control units, the second rank value becoming higher as a level of importance; and decide an electronic control unit to arrange the additional software component from among the electronic control units such that the additional software component is arranged in the electronic control unit of which the first rank value is lower as the second rank value of the additional software component is higher.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Satoshi Okamoto, Shogo Sekizawa, Yuta Ochiai, Kosuke Kaji
  • Publication number: 20190291783
    Abstract: An arm cover comprises a main part and a front part. These parts are configured such that when the rear suspension takes a standard vehicle-weight position, these parts are respectively inclined rearwardly and downwardly, wherein an angle of inclination of the inclined front part is smaller than that of the inclined main part. When the rear suspension takes the standard vehicle-weight position, a front edge of the front part is located at a higher level than a bottom face portion of a under cover, and when the rear suspension takes a rebound position, the front edge of the front part is located at a position which is higher than a level of the bottom face portion of the under cover and close to a rear end portion of the under cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shuhei NISHIDA, Yoshiatsu KUGA, Hiroyuki TAKAHASHI, Yosuke FUKAMACHI, Satoshi OKAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10233324
    Abstract: An epoxy resin composition, the epoxy resin composition including components (A1) to (C1) described below, wherein the content of the component (B1) is 8 to 20 parts by mass relative to 100 parts by mass of the component (A1), and the content of the component (C1) is 12 to 110 parts by mass relative to 100 parts by mass of the component (A1): component (A1): an epoxy resin; component (B1): a boron trihalide-amine complex; and component (C1): rubber particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yukihiro Harada, Satoshi Okamoto, Kenta Narumori, Tomoo Sano, Akihiro Ito, Masayuki Sugiura, Tatsuhiro Kishikawa, Shinya Katou, Sanae Kita
  • Publication number: 20180291165
    Abstract: A prepreg tape in which reinforcing fiber bundles are impregnated with a thermosetting resin composition, wherein the prepreg tape has a tack value measured at 23° C. at a plunger push pressure of 90 kPa of 5-40 kPa, a tack value measured at 45° C. and a plunger push pressure of 150 kPa of 35-100 kPa, and a drape value at 23° C. of 10-40°, and includes unidirectional fibers arranged along the direction of length of the prepreg tape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi OKAMOTO, Yukihiro HARADA, Atsushi NOHARA
  • Publication number: 20180265659
    Abstract: Provided are a tow prepreg comprising a reinforcing fiber bundle impregnated with a matrix resin composition, wherein the matrix resin composition contains a component (A) (an epoxy resin), a component (B) (dicyandiamide), a component (C) (a curing accelerator), and a component (D) (a core-shell type rubber particle), and a content of the component (D) with respect to 100 parts by mass of the component (A) is from 20 to 70 parts by mass, a viscosity is from 3 Pa·s to 80 Pa·s at 30° C., and a minimum viscosity to be obtained when a viscosity is measured by raising a temperature from room temperature to 130° C. at a rate of temperature rise of 2.0° C./min is from 0.04 Pa·s to 1 Pa·s, which exhibits excellent drape property and tackiness and less stickiness and can be unwound at a high speed; and a composite material-reinforced pressure vessel having fewer voids in a reinforcing layer which is obtainable by using the tow prepreg, a high burst pressure, and an excellent appearance due to appropriate resin flow.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi OKAMOTO, Yukihiro HARADA
  • Publication number: 20180171292
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of producing a cell sheet including the following steps (1) seeding and culturing retinal pigment epithelial cells on a collagen gel to form a cell sheet composed of the retinal pigment epithelial cells, and (2) degrading the collagen gel with collagenase to detach the cell sheet composed of the retinal pigment epithelial cells, and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Applicant: RIKEN
    Inventors: Masayo TAKAHASHI, Satoshi OKAMOTO, Hiroyuki KAMAO