Patents by Inventor Satoshi Sano

Satoshi Sano 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: 11897333
    Abstract: A harvester includes: a crop tank that stores a crop harvested by a harvesting device; a weight detection unit that detects a storage weight, which is a value indicating the weight of the crop stored in the crop tank; a maximum weight calculation unit that calculates a maximum weight, which is a value indicating the weight of the crop at the maximum storage amount of the crop tank; a unit harvest weight calculation unit calculates a unit harvest weight that indicates the weight of the crop harvested per unit of harvest-travel distance; and a maximum travel distance calculation unit that calculates a maximum travel distance, which is the maximum distance that can be traveled during traveling harvesting before the amount of the crop stored in the crop tank reaches the maximum storage amount, based on the storage weight, the maximum weight, and the unit harvest weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Kubota Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuo Sakaguchi, Tomohiko Sano, Osamu Yoshida, Satoshi Maruo, Takashi Nakabayashi
  • Patent number: 11895937
    Abstract: A slip determination system is provided that is capable of providing appropriate control information to a traveling vehicle when the traveling vehicle has proceeded to an area where a slip is likely to occur during automatic travel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Kubota Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuo Sakaguchi, Tomohiko Sano, Osamu Yoshida, Tetsuya Nakajima, Takashi Nakabayashi, Satoshi Maruo, Kazuhiro Takahara
  • Patent number: 11832114
    Abstract: The present invention is designed to reduce the time it takes to form adequate beams, in communication using beamforming. According to one aspect of the present invention, a user terminal has a receiving section that, using temporally orthogonal radio resources, forms receiving beams and receives reference signals that are transmitted in different transmitting beams respectively, a measurement section that performs measurements based on the reference signals, and a control section that controls the forming of the receiving beams so that at least one of the reference signal is received in a given period set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Kazuki Takeda, Hiroki Harada, Yoshihisa Kishiyama, Satoshi Nagata, Yousuke Sano
  • Patent number: 11814157
    Abstract: The present technology relates to an unmanned aerial vehicle, a drive method, and a program that make it possible to easily balance an airframe. An unmanned aerial vehicle includes: a plurality of motors that rotates a plurality of propellers; a movable part that moves a center-of-gravity position adjustment member; and a control unit that controls movement of the center-of-gravity position adjustment member by the movable part. The present technology can be applied to unmanned aerial vehicles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masato Nishio, Satoshi Ueki, Kenichi Sano
  • Patent number: 11743901
    Abstract: A user equipment in a radio communication system including a base station and the user equipment, the user equipment including: a resource management unit that retains configuration information of a resource capable of transmitting uplink data without receiving uplink data transmission permission from the base station; and a transmission unit that transmits a signal indicating that uplink data transmission using the resource is performed to the base station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2023
    Assignee: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Shinpei Yasukawa, Satoshi Nagata, Kazuaki Takeda, Yousuke Sano
  • Publication number: 20230243364
    Abstract: An impeller includes a hub having a circular plate shape with an axial line as a center, a shroud disposed to face the hub in a direction of the axial line, and a plurality of blades disposed with a space from each other in a circumferential direction between the hub and the shroud. A meridian plane shape of the impeller differs in the circumferential direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2022
    Publication date: August 3, 2023
    Applicants: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD., WASEDA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Satoshi Maeda, Takeshi Sano, Shinji Fukao, Atsushi Nakagawa, Keisuke Matsumoto, Kazuyoshi Miyagawa
  • Patent number: 11705994
    Abstract: A communication apparatus in a radio communication system, including: a reception unit configured to receive control information including puncture information which indicates that there is a puncture resource in resources allocated to the communication apparatus from another communication apparatus; and a decoding unit configured to decode data received from the other communication apparatus in the allocated resources, wherein the decoding unit performs the decoding using the puncture information included in the control information received by the reception unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2023
    Assignee: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Shinpei Yasukawa, Yousuke Sano, Kazuki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata
  • Patent number: 11706006
    Abstract: A user equipment apparatus in a radio communication system in which uplink communication and downlink communication are dynamically changed includes a reception unit configured to receive, from a base station, control information indicating a resource for an uplink demodulation reference signal in a subframe used for transmitting uplink data; and a transmitting unit configured to transmit the uplink demodulation reference signal according to the control information; wherein the resource for the uplink demodulation reference signal is multiplexed into a part of resources corresponding to one or more symbols at a beginning of a data segment in the subframe used for transmitting the uplink data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2023
    Assignee: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Yousuke Sano, Kazuki Takeda, Satoshi Nagata, Shaozhen Guo, Xin Wang, Xiaolin Hou, Huiling Jiang
  • Patent number: 11679460
    Abstract: Provided is a three-dimensional measurement device applicable to a machining machine. A sensor head contains a body and a collet chuck. A light emitting window and a light receiving window are provided on the front end of the body. A non-contact sensor is incorporated in the body. Laser light emitted by the non-contact sensor is radiated onto a workpiece through the light emitting window. Laser light reflected from the surface of the workpiece is received by the light receiving window. A collet chuck is attached to the rear end of the body. The collet chuck has the same shape as a collet chuck provided by each tool housed in a tool magazine of a machining center.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2023
    Assignee: HEXAGON METROLOGY KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Satoshi Suzuki, Masahiro Suzuki, Yohichi Sano
  • Patent number: 11659149
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a processor. The processor is configured to execute a program to input, to a learning unit, capture setting information that is used to capture an image before color conversion, a lightness of a background region of the image before the color conversion, and a set of the image before the color conversion and an image after the color conversion, and prepare color conversion characteristics for performing color conversion on an image in accordance with the capture setting information and the lightness of the background region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2023
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Yasumasa Sano, Satoshi Sekine
  • Patent number: 11415529
    Abstract: The X-ray phase imaging apparatus includes an imaging system, a position switching mechanism for switching between a retracted position and an imaging position, a control unit for controlling switching between the retracted position and the imaging position, and an image processing unit for generating an X-ray phase contrast image based on the first image and the second image. The control unit is configured to control sequentially imaging at the retracted position and imaging at the imaging position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: Shimadzu Corporation
    Inventors: Takahiro Doki, Kenji Kimura, Taro Shirai, Satoshi Sano, Akira Horiba, Naoki Morimoto
  • Patent number: 11385190
    Abstract: The X-ray phase imaging apparatus includes an imaging system, a position switching mechanism for switching between a retracted position and an imaging position, a control unit for controlling switching between the retracted position and the imaging position, and an image processing unit for generating an X-ray phase contrast image based on the first image and the second image. The control unit is configured to control sequentially imaging at the retracted position and imaging at the imaging position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: Shimadzu Corporation
    Inventors: Takahiro Doki, Kenji Kimura, Taro Shirai, Satoshi Sano, Akira Horiba, Naoki Morimoto
  • Patent number: 11327029
    Abstract: The X-ray imaging device (100) is provided with an X-ray source (1), a plurality of gratings, a moving mechanism (8), and an image processing unit (6). The image processing unit (6) is configured to generate a phase-contrast image (16) by associating a pixel value in each pixel of a subject (T) in a plurality of subject images (10) with phase values of a Moire fringe (30) at each pixel and aligning the pixel of the subject of the same position in the plurality of subject images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: Shimadzu Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Sano, Koichi Tanabe, Kenji Kimura, Yukihisa Wada, Satoshi Tokuda, Taro Shirai, Takahiro Doki, Akira Horiba, Naoki Morimoto
  • Patent number: 11311260
    Abstract: In this X-ray phase imaging apparatus, at least one of a plurality of gratings is composed of a plurality of grating portions arranged along a third direction perpendicular to a first direction along which a subject or an imaging system is moved by a moving mechanism and a second direction along which an X-ray source, a detection unit, and a plurality of grating portions are arranged. The plurality of grating portions are arranged such that adjacent grating portions overlap each other when viewed in the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: Shimadzu Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Sano, Koichi Tanabe, Yukihisa Wada, Satoshi Tokuda, Akira Horiba, Naoki Morimoto
  • Patent number: 11272894
    Abstract: The X-ray imaging device (100) is provided with an imaging system (CS) including an X-ray source (1), a detector (5), and a plurality of gratings, a moving mechanism (8), a position information acquisition unit (7a), and an image processing unit (6) for generating a phase-contrast image (16) in a tomographic plane by acquiring a phase distribution in a tomographic plane (40) based on a plurality of X-ray images (10) and the acquired tomographic position (z+jd).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: Shimadzu Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Sano, Koichi Tanabe, Yukihisa Wada, Satoshi Tokuda, Akira Horiba, Naoki Morimoto
  • Patent number: 11276313
    Abstract: An information processing device includes: a memory; and a processor coupled to the memory and configured to: detect an environment around a vehicle which is driven by a driver; generate a hazard list of an object to be a hazard based on the detected environment; detect a gaze of the driver; evaluate a risk regarding driving of the driver for each object included in the hazard list based on a frequency at which the object included in the hazard list is included in a field of view of the driver based on the detected gaze; and output drive assist information corresponding to the object with the evaluated risk that is equal to or larger than a threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Satoshi Sano, Yasuhiko Nakano, Koji Oguri, Haruki Kawanaka, Yosuke Fujisawa
  • Patent number: 11268916
    Abstract: This X-ray phase imaging system (100) includes an X-ray source (1), a detector (2), a first grating group (3), a second grating group (4), a moving mechanism (5), and an image processing unit (6). The moving mechanism is configured to relatively move a subject (T) and the imaging system (9) such that the subject (T) passes through a first grating region (R1) and a second grating region (R2). The image processing unit is configured to generate a first phase-contrast image (14a) and a second phase-contrast image (14b).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: Shimadzu Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Sano, Koichi Tanabe, Yukihisa Wada, Satoshi Tokuda, Akira Horiba, Naoki Morimoto
  • Publication number: 20210364453
    Abstract: This X-ray phase imaging system (100) includes an X-ray source (1), a detector (2), a first grating group (3), a second grating group (4), a moving mechanism (5), and an image processing unit (6). The moving mechanism is configured to relatively move a subject (T) and the imaging system (9) such that the subject (T) passes through a first grating region (R1) and a second grating region (R2). The image processing unit is configured to generate a first phase-contrast image (14a) and a second phase-contrast image (14b).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2019
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Inventors: Satoshi SANO, Koichi TANABE, Yukihisa WADA, Satoshi TOKUDA, Akira HORIBA, Naoki MORIMOTO
  • Patent number: 11179124
    Abstract: An X-ray phase imaging method includes a step of correcting a gradation that occurred along an orthogonal direction to a translation direction as viewed from an optical axis direction of X-rays in a phase-contrast image based on a distribution state of the gradation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Shimadzu Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Sano, Koichi Tanabe, Yukihisa Wada, Satoshi Tokuda, Akira Horiba, Naoki Morimoto
  • Patent number: D1010651
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiko Osaka, Tomomasa Sano, Hinano Tanaka, Satoshi Shikata, Aozora Hamano