Patents by Inventor Satoshi Takahashi

Satoshi Takahashi 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: 20240033802
    Abstract: A hot-press molding apparatus includes an upper mold (14) having a molding surface for molding a to-be-molded portion (4) of a metal sheet material (2) and a blade (32a) serving as a punch (32), a lower mold (13) having a molding surface (21) for molding the to-be-molded portion by sandwiching it in cooperation with the upper mold, and a die (16) configured to separate, from the to-be-molded portion, a trimming portion (3) positioned outside the to-be-molded portion in the metal sheet material in which the to-be-molded portion is molded by the upper mold and the lower mold, in cooperation with the blade of the upper mold. An outer side surface (14a) of the upper mold is so formed as to extend in the cutting direction of the punch, and defines, on the side of the upper mold, a cooling suppression space (62) to which the trimming portion is exposed and which suppresses cooling of the trimming portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2021
    Publication date: February 1, 2024
    Inventors: Satoshi TAKAHASHI, Hiroki ITOI
  • Publication number: 20230412934
    Abstract: A range imaging device includes a light source unit that emits light pulses to a measurement space; a light-receiving unit including a photoelectric conversion element that generates charge according to light incident from the space, a pixel circuit including charge storage units in which the charge is integrated in a frame cycle, and a pixel drive circuit that performs switching operation of transfer transistors to distribute the charge to the storage units for integration at integration timing synchronizing with emission of the pulses; and a distance calculation unit that calculates a distance between object in the space and the light-receiving unit based on charge determined by a first charge integrated in each storage unit. The calculation unit calculates the distance by subtracting a second charge from each first charge, the second charge being noise charge as an integrated charge other than the charge distributed and integrated by the switching operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2023
    Publication date: December 21, 2023
    Applicant: TOPPAN Inc.
    Inventors: Yu OOKUBO, Tomohiro NAKAGOME, Kunihiro HATAKEYAMA, Hiroshige GOTO, Satoshi TAKAHASHI, Yasuyuki HITSUOKA
  • Patent number: 11845154
    Abstract: A processing apparatus includes a processing unit, a control unit, and a temperature detecting unit. The processing unit includes a cutting blade and a spindle assembly, the spindle assembly including a spindle having the cutting blade mounted on a distal end of the spindle and a spindle housing through which the spindle is inserted. A cooling fluid passage is formed in the spindle housing, the cooling fluid passage cooling the spindle assembly, and having one end connected to a cooling fluid supply source and having another end communicating with a cooling fluid outlet of the spindle housing. The temperature detecting unit detects the temperature of the spindle housing. The control unit determines whether a state of cooling of the spindle assembly is normal or abnormal on the basis of the temperature detected by the temperature detecting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: DISCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Hashimoto, Shinya Yasuda, Satoshi Takahashi
  • Patent number: 11847695
    Abstract: Credit information is obtained from an operational status of a vehicle, for example, and a credit limit is increased based on this credit information. A credit screening support system includes a vehicle-mounted device configured to acquire operational information on the vehicle and a server configured to compute the credit information on a user of the vehicle based on the operational information received from the vehicle-mounted device. The server includes an input element for inputting the operational information acquired by the vehicle-mounted device, a credit information computing element for computing credit information on the user based on the operational information input by the input element, and an output element for outputting the credit information on the user computed by the credit information computing element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: GLOBAL MOBILITY SERVICE INC.
    Inventors: Tokushi Nakashima, Satoshi Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20230366990
    Abstract: A range imaging device includes a light-receiving unit including at least one pixel circuit including a photoelectric conversion element that generates charge in response to incident light, N (N?3) charge storage units that integrate charge in a frame cycle, and transfer transistors, and a pixel drive circuit that causes the transfer transistors to distribute charge to the charge storage units with integration timing synchronizing with light pulses, a light source unit that emits light pulses; a range image processing unit that calculates a distance to an object based on integrated charges, and a measurement control unit that calculates a thinning time of not integrating charge, according to integrated charge in the charge storage units, the distance, and intensity of the incident light. The measurement control unit controls integration of charge with a thinning time set in a measurement zone corresponding to the distance from the light-receiving unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2023
    Publication date: November 16, 2023
    Applicant: TOPPAN Inc.
    Inventors: Kunihiro HATAKEYAMA, Satoshi TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20230367018
    Abstract: A range imaging device includes a light source unit, a light-receiving unit, and a range image processing unit that computes a distance to an object. The range image processing unit performs multiple measurements different in relative timing relationship between an emission timing and an accumulation timing, extracts a feature amount based on the amounts of charge accumulated at the measurements, determines whether reflection light of a light pulse has been received by pixels in a single path or via multipath propagation, based on tendency of the extracted feature amount, and calculates the distance to the object present in a measurement space in accordance with a result of the determination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2023
    Publication date: November 16, 2023
    Applicant: TOPPAN Inc.
    Inventors: Tomohiro NAKAGOME, Yu OOKUBO, Satoshi TAKAHASHI, Hiroshige GOTO
  • Publication number: 20230367016
    Abstract: A range imaging device includes a light-receiving unit including a pixel circuit including a photoelectric conversion element that generates charge according to incident light and N (N?3) charge storage units that integrate charge in frame cycle, and a pixel drive circuit that turns on or off transfer transistors that transmit charge to the charge storage units at integration timing synchronizing with light pulses to distribute and integrate charge; a light source that emits light pulses; a range image processing unit that calculates a distance to object based on charge integrated in the charge storage units; and a measurement control unit that determines measurement zone to which the measurement distance belongs and which is set according to zone threshold set according to distance, integrates charge according to integration time set in the zone, and emits light pulses by increasing pulse period of light pulses according to increase of the integration time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2023
    Publication date: November 16, 2023
    Applicant: TOPPAN Inc.
    Inventors: Tomohiro NAKAGOME, Satoshi TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20230358863
    Abstract: A range imaging device including: a light source unit; a light receiving unit that includes a pixel and a pixel driving circuit, the pixel including a photoelectric conversion device and three or more charge storage units; and a range image processing unit. To cause charge corresponding to reflected light of a light pulse reflected by an object to be distributed to and stored in two of the charge storage units, the range image processing unit performs control so that the charge corresponding to the reflected light is stored in the two of the charge storage units for different reflected light storage times in a single frame period according to an intensity of the reflected light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2023
    Publication date: November 9, 2023
    Applicant: TOPPAN Inc.
    Inventors: Satoshi TAKAHASHI, Tomohiro NAKAGOME
  • Publication number: 20230358889
    Abstract: A range imaging device includes: a light-receiving unit including a pixel circuit, and a pixel drive circuit that causes transfer transistors to distribute charge to charge storage units, the pixel circuit including a photoelectric conversion element that generates charge in response to incident light, N (N?3) charge storage units that integrates charge in frame cycle, and the transistors that transfer charge to the storage units from the conversion element; a light source that emits light pulses; a range image processing unit that calculates a measurement distance to an object based on the integrated charge in the storage units; and a measurement control unit that calculates integration time with which charge is integrated in the storage units, according to the integrated charge, distance, and intensity of incident light. The control unit decrements the time by a first unit until the integrated charge becomes equal to or smaller than a first threshold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2023
    Publication date: November 9, 2023
    Applicant: TOPPAN Inc.
    Inventors: Yu OOKUBO, Satoshi TAKAHASHI
  • Patent number: 11794272
    Abstract: The automatic joining system includes: a fixing device; a friction stir device; a measuring unit; and a controlling device, in which a rotating tool includes a base end side pin and a tip end side pin formed continuously to the base end side pin, the controlling device sets a target moving route along which the rotating tool moves when friction stir joining of a butting portion is performed, based on a ridge line position before the friction stir joining is performed, and also sets a modified moving route at a position displaced toward a first metallic member side in substantially parallel with respect to the target moving route, and the friction stir device controls the rotating tool to move along the modified moving route and thereby performing the friction stir joining along the target moving route.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: NIPPON LIGHT METAL COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Hisashi Hori, Kosuke Yamanaka, Takeshi Handa, Kiyomi Tsuchiya, Satoshi Takahashi, Nobuki Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20230333056
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide an electrophoresis apparatus which makes it possible to execute protein analysis with a high throughput. The electrophoresis apparatus according to the present invention is equipped with a capillary array which is configured by arraying a plurality of capillaries, a measurement light irradiation unit which irradiates with measurement light, a first lens array which includes a plurality of first lenses which are arrayed in correspondence with the plurality of capillaries, a second lens array which includes a plurality of second lenses which are arrayed in correspondence with the plurality of capillaries, and a light receiving unit which receives light which is incident upon the capillaries via the first lens array from the measurement light irradiation unit via the second lens array.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2023
    Publication date: October 19, 2023
    Applicant: Hitachi High-Tech Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi TAKAHASHI, Ryoji INABA, Takashi ANAZAWA, Tomoyuki SAKAI, Yusuke GOTO
  • Patent number: 11768730
    Abstract: A storage unit (14) stores a service procedure constituting business, a service support system used in the service procedure, and a service function constituting the service support system in association with each other, and stores a status determination checklist in which a plurality of conditions for determining whether the service procedure, the service support system, and the service function are normal are represented by a logical combination. A service function determination section (15d) determines whether a service function corresponding to the service support system is functioning normally, by using failure information of a service support system and the status determination checklist. When it is determined that the service function is not functioning normally, a service activity determination section (15e) determines whether a service procedure corresponding to the service function is normally executed, by using the status determination checklist.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Miho Ikeda, Hiroyuki Uekawa, Satoshi Takahashi, Koji Kishi
  • Patent number: 11760893
    Abstract: An ink including a pigment, water, and a resin is provided. An image formed with the ink on a print medium has a tack force of 6 gf or greater but 13 gf or less when measured at a probe temperature of 100 degrees C., where the image is a solid image formed at a resolution of 1,200 dpi, subsequently irradiated with light of 395 nm for 0.6 seconds, and left to stand at normal temperatures and normal humidities for 30 seconds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kento Sugita, Yuuki Yokohama, Azumi Miyaake, Satoshi Takahashi, Koichiro Oyama, Mizuki Kuroha
  • Publication number: 20230284556
    Abstract: A working machine may include: a first blade; a second blade overlapping with the first blade in an up-down direction; and a holding unit configured to hold the first blade and the second blade overlapping each other in the up-down direction. The first blade may be configured to reciprocate in a direction perpendicular to the up-down direction with respect to the second blade. The first blade may include a first elongated hole having a longitudinal direction along the reciprocating direction. The second blade may include a second elongated hole having a longitudinal direction along the reciprocating direction. The holding unit may include: a holding part inserted in the first elongated hole of the first blade and the second elongated hole of the second blade; and an outer sleeve having a cylindrical shape and supported by the holding part such that the outer sleeve is rotatable around the holding part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2023
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Applicant: Makita Corporation
    Inventors: Kohei OISHI, Takayoshi IIO, Tomoyuki KUTSUNA, Satoshi TAKAHASHI
  • Patent number: 11758651
    Abstract: A sintered body includes a crystal grain containing silicon nitride, and a grain boundary phase. If dielectric losses of the sintered body are measured while applying an alternating voltage to the sintered body and continuously changing a frequency of the alternating voltage from 50 Hz to 1 MHz, an average value ?A of dielectric losses of the sintered body in a frequency band from 800 kHz to 1 MHz and an average value ?B of dielectric losses of the sintered body in a frequency band from 100 Hz to 200 Hz satisfy an expression |?A??B|?0.1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignees: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Materials Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Momma, Katsuyuki Aoki, Satoshi Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20230281854
    Abstract: The shape of an object is measured with high accuracy. A measurement system includes a frame recognition unit configured to detect one or more frames indicating a straight line portion from a captured image, a depth measurement unit configured to perform depth measurement, and a dimension estimation unit configured to calculate a length of a frame on a basis of the captured image and a result of the depth measurement. The measurement system may have a function of specifying a range in which a measurement target object is present from the captured image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2022
    Publication date: September 7, 2023
    Inventors: Menglong YANG, Satomi TANABE, Satoshi TAKAHASHI, Naoki SHIMIZU
  • Patent number: 11733205
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide an electrophoresis apparatus which makes it possible to execute protein analysis with a high throughput. The electrophoresis apparatus according to the present invention is equipped with a capillary array which is configured by arraying a plurality of capillaries, a measurement light irradiation unit which irradiates with measurement light, a first lens array which includes a plurality of first lenses which are arrayed in correspondence with the plurality of capillaries, a second lens array which includes a plurality of second lenses which are arrayed in correspondence with the plurality of capillaries, and a light receiving unit which receives light which is incident upon the capillaries via the first lens array from the measurement light irradiation unit via the second lens array.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: HITACHI HIGH-TECH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Takahashi, Ryoji Inaba, Takashi Anazawa, Tomoyuki Sakai, Yusuke Goto
  • Publication number: 20230236867
    Abstract: An information processing device is an information processing device serving as a member device that constitutes a network system, including: a detection unit that performs autonomous inquiry to the connected network system and detects another member device that together forms the network system; and a list management unit that, when the another member device is detected by the detection unit, updates a list indicating member devices of the network system that are newly registered in the network system via the another member device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2021
    Publication date: July 27, 2023
    Applicant: LATONA, INC.
    Inventors: Satoshi TAKAHASHI, Sho ISHII, Kyoko OTAWA
  • Publication number: 20230211624
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a print product which has a printed region where printing with ultraviolet laser is applied and which is excellent in viewability, a method for producing a print product by irradiation with ultraviolet laser, and a printing medium for laser printing, for use in the print product and the method for producing a print product. The print product of the present invention has a printed region comprising discolored titanium oxide in at least one portion of a sheet medium selected from the group consisting of paper or a film having a printable region comprising titanium oxide; titanium oxide is filled in the sheet medium; a titanium oxide content in the printable region in the sheet medium is 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2021
    Publication date: July 6, 2023
    Applicant: OJI HOLDINGS CORPORATION
    Inventors: So SATO, Yusei KAWANAMI, Satoshi TAKAHASHI, Go BANZASHI
  • Publication number: 20230196454
    Abstract: Credit information is obtained from an operational status of a vehicle, for example, and a credit limit is increased based on this credit information. A credit screening support system includes a vehicle-mounted device configured to acquire operational information on the vehicle and a server configured to compute the credit information on a user of the vehicle based on the operational information received from the vehicle-mounted device. The server includes an input element for inputting the operational information acquired by the vehicle-mounted device, a credit information computing element for computing credit information on the user based on the operational information input by the input element, and an output element for outputting the credit information on the user computed by the credit information computing element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2022
    Publication date: June 22, 2023
    Inventors: Tokushi NAKASHIMA, Satoshi TAKAHASHI