Patents by Inventor Satoshi Yokota

Satoshi Yokota 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: 20210405947
    Abstract: A display apparatus is configured to activate a display control apparatus by transmitting an activating signal to the display control apparatus in response to determining that a start condition is satisfied. In response to receiving the activating signal, the display control apparatus is enabled to transmit a video data corresponding to a video to be displayed in a display in the display apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Inventors: Toshitaka ASAI, Mitsuo TAMAGAKI, Yoshitaka ADACHI, Naoki YOKOTA, Ken AIDA, Satoshi KATANO
  • Publication number: 20210409717
    Abstract: In a display control apparatus, it is determine whether video data transmitted to a display apparatus is reliable or unreliable. In response to determining that the video data transmitted to the display apparatus is unreliable, a predetermined process is executed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Inventors: Toshitaka ASAI, Mitsuo TAMAGAKI, Yoshitaka ADACHI, Naoki YOKOTA, Ken AIDA, Satoshi KATANO
  • Publication number: 20210409576
    Abstract: A display control apparatus is configured to synchronize a transmission start timing to start a transmission of a video data to a display apparatus with a display operation start timing for the display apparatus to start a display operation in a display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Inventors: Toshitaka ASAI, Mitsuo TAMAGAKI, Yoshitaka ADACHI, Naoki YOKOTA, Ken AIDA, Satoshi KATANO
  • Patent number: 11169023
    Abstract: An optical measuring device includes a light measurement unit, an acceleration sensor for detecting the acceleration of the optical measuring device, a storage for storing reference data obtained from the light measurement unit by measuring light from a reference object at a first timing and storing the acceleration detected by the acceleration sensor as history information, a first determination unit for determining whether the result of comparison between measurement data obtained from the light measurement unit by measuring light from the reference object at a second timing later than the first timing and the reference data satisfies a first malfunction condition, a second determination unit for determining whether the acceleration included in the history information satisfies a second malfunction condition, and an output unit for outputting that the optical measuring device malfunctions when the first malfunction condition and the second malfunction condition are satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventors: Koji Yamamoto, Masahiko Sakimoto, Naoki Sagisaka, Akihiro Okayama, Satoshi Yokota, Norimasa Kubota
  • Patent number: 11089225
    Abstract: An optical measuring device comprises: a lens to form an image with reflected light from a measuring object; an image sensor to receive the reflected light that has passed through the lens and generate an image representing the measuring object; a driver to drive a drive object, the drive object being at least one of the lens and the image sensor; and a controller to control the optical measuring device. The controller acquires, from the image sensor, a plurality of images generated by the image sensor successively imaging the measuring object while the driver is driving the drive object in accordance with a predetermined driving pattern, and outputs the plurality of images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Koji Yamamoto, Satoshi Yokota, Norimasa Kubota, Yoshihisa Abe, Yuta Yamanoi, Masaaki Chigasaki, Osamu Toyama
  • Publication number: 20200376607
    Abstract: The present invention provides a solder material containing Sn or a Sn-containing alloy and 40 to 320 ppm by mass of A, the solder material including an As-enriched layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: SENJU METAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD.,
    Inventors: Hiroyoshi Kawasaki, Hiroki Sudo, Takahiro Roppongi, Hiroshi Okada, Daisuke Soma, Takashi Akagawa, Hiroshi Takahashi, Hiroshi Kawanago, Satoshi Yokota, Osamu Munekata
  • Publication number: 20200326237
    Abstract: An optical measuring device includes a light measurement unit, an acceleration sensor for detecting the acceleration of the optical measuring device, a storage for storing reference data obtained from the light measurement unit by measuring light from a reference object at a first timing and storing the acceleration detected by the acceleration sensor as history information, a first determination unit for determining whether the result of comparison between measurement data obtained from the light measurement unit by measuring light from the reference object at a second timing later than the first timing and the reference data satisfies a first malfunction condition, a second determination unit for determining whether the acceleration included in the history information satisfies a second malfunction condition, and an output unit for outputting that the optical measuring device malfunctions when the first malfunction condition and the second malfunction condition are satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Koji YAMAMOTO, Masahiko SAKIMOTO, Naoki SAGISAKA, Akihiro OKAYAMA, Satoshi YOKOTA, Norimasa KUBOTA
  • Patent number: 10651121
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor chip, an electrode electrically connected to the semiconductor chip, the electrode including a looped portion, a cylindrical electrode including a main portion having a screw thread formed therein and a narrow portion continuous with the main portion, the narrow portion having a smaller width than the main portion, the cylindrical electrode being electrically connected to the electrode by the narrow portion being inserted into the looped portion, and a case for the semiconductor chip and the electrode, the case contacting the main portion while causing the screw thread and a connecting portion between the looped portion and the cylindrical electrode to be exposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Daisuke Oya, Satoshi Yokota
  • Patent number: 10401227
    Abstract: A colorimetry device and a colorimetry method according to the present invention relatively move the position of a color measuring unit with respect to a color chart to the position of each of a plurality of patches obtained based on an image of the color chart by a moving unit for a chart region selected by a user out of chart regions extracted based on the image of the color chart, and measure the color of each of the plurality of patches by the color measuring unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Koji Harada, Satoshi Yokota
  • Publication number: 20190244889
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor chip, an electrode electrically connected to the semiconductor chip, the electrode including a looped portion, a cylindrical electrode including a main portion having a screw thread formed therein and a narrow portion continuous with the main portion, the narrow portion having a smaller width than the main portion, the cylindrical electrode being electrically connected to the electrode by the narrow portion being inserted into the looped portion, and a case for the semiconductor chip and the electrode, the case contacting the main portion while causing the screw thread and a connecting portion between the looped portion and the cylindrical electrode to be exposed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Daisuke OYA, Satoshi YOKOTA
  • Patent number: 10340217
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor chip, an electrode electrically connected to the semiconductor chip, the electrode including a looped portion, a cylindrical electrode including a main portion having a screw thread formed therein and a narrow portion continuous with the main portion, the narrow portion having a smaller width than the main portion, the cylindrical electrode being electrically connected to the electrode by the narrow portion being inserted into the looped portion, and a case for the semiconductor chip and the electrode, the case contacting the main portion while causing the screw thread and a connecting portion between the looped portion and the cylindrical electrode to be exposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Daisuke Oya, Satoshi Yokota
  • Publication number: 20190158756
    Abstract: An optical measuring device comprises: a lens to form an image with reflected light from a measuring object; an image sensor to receive the reflected light that has passed through the lens and generate an image representing the measuring object; a driver to drive a drive object, the drive object being at least one of the lens and the image sensor; and a controller to control the optical measuring device. The controller acquires, from the image sensor, a plurality of images generated by the image sensor successively imaging the measuring object while the driver is driving the drive object in accordance with a predetermined driving pattern, and outputs the plurality of images.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Koji YAMAMOTO, Satoshi YOKOTA, Norimasa KUBOTA, Yoshihisa ABE, Yuta YAMANOI, Masaaki CHIGASAKI, Osamu TOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20180247888
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor chip, an electrode electrically connected to the semiconductor chip, the electrode including a looped portion, a cylindrical electrode including a main portion having a screw thread formed therein and a narrow portion continuous with the main portion, the narrow portion having a smaller width than the main portion, the cylindrical electrode being electrically connected to the electrode by the narrow portion being inserted into the looped portion, and a case for the semiconductor chip and the electrode, the case contacting the main portion while causing the screw thread and a connecting portion between the looped portion and the cylindrical electrode to be exposed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Daisuke OYA, Satoshi YOKOTA
  • Patent number: 9965872
    Abstract: In a photometric system, a photosensor-equipped unit includes a transmission information holding portion that holds transmission information relating to a screen display direction of a display portion with a content suitable for a photosensor. When the photosensor-equipped unit is connected to a display processing terminal device, the photosensor-equipped unit can transmit the transmission information to the display processing terminal device. The display processing terminal device includes a screen display control portion that executes a display direction setting process during connection for setting a screen display direction of the display portion based upon the transmission information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventors: Takehiro Yashiro, Yuta Yamanoi, Kouichi Ishida, Keizou Ochi, Noriaki Matsubara, Satoshi Yokota
  • Publication number: 20180045572
    Abstract: A colorimetry device and a colorimetry method according to the present invention relatively move the position of a color measuring unit with respect to a color chart to the position of each of a plurality of patches obtained based on an image of the color chart by a moving unit for a chart region selected by a user out of chart regions extracted based on the image of the color chart, and measure the color of each of the plurality of patches by the color measuring unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2016
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Koji HARADA, Satoshi YOKOTA
  • Patent number: 9494423
    Abstract: A photometric apparatus includes a photosensor portion that receives light and performs a measuring operation for acquiring predetermined photometric data relating to the received light, a tilt sensor portion that detects a tilt angle with respect to a predetermined reference plane, and a measurement control portion that determines a tilt state of the photosensor portion based upon the tilt angle, and executes a measurement control process for specifying the photometric data acquired by the photosensor portion as effective photometric data, when the tilt state satisfies a predetermined condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventors: Yuta Yamanoi, Takehiro Yashiro, Kouichi Ishida, Keizou Ochi, Noriaki Matsubara, Satoshi Yokota
  • Publication number: 20150109317
    Abstract: In a photometric system, a photosensor-equipped unit includes a transmission information holding portion that holds transmission information relating to a screen display direction of a display portion with a content suitable for a photosensor. When the photosensor-equipped unit is connected to a display processing terminal device, the photosensor-equipped unit can transmit the transmission information to the display processing terminal device. The display processing terminal device includes a screen display control portion that executes a display direction setting process during connection for setting a screen display direction of the display portion based upon the transmission information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2013
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Takehiro Yashiro, Yuta Yamanoi, Kouichi Ishida, Keizou Ochi, Noriaki Matsubara, Satoshi Yokota
  • Publication number: 20150092187
    Abstract: A photometric apparatus includes a photosensor portion that receives light and performs a measuring operation for acquiring predetermined photometric data relating to the received light, a tilt sensor portion that detects a tilt angle with respect to a predetermined reference plane, and a measurement control portion that determines a tilt state of the photosensor portion based upon the tilt angle, and executes a measurement control process for specifying the photometric data acquired by the photosensor portion as effective photometric data, when the tilt state satisfies a predetermined condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventors: Yuta Yamanoi, Takehiro Yashiro, Kouichi Ishida, Keizou Ochi, Noriaki Matsubara, Satoshi Yokota
  • Patent number: 8836096
    Abstract: An image sensor unit includes a fixed substrate, a movable substrate, an actuate section including an actuator for moving the movable substrate against the fixed substrate, an image sensor having an imaging surface on a front surface of the image sensor, and at least, a part of a rear surface of the image sensor being directly fixed onto the movable substrate, an external electrical connecting member for conducting a transmission and reception of signals between the actuate section and the image sensor and an outside of the image sensor unit, and an internal electrical connecting member electrically connects the actuate section, the image sensor and the external connection wiring, wherein the actuate section, the image sensor, the internal connection wiring and a part of the external connection wiring are sealed into the same space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: Konica Minolta Opto, Inc.
    Inventors: Akira Kosaka, Masataka Hamada, Satoshi Yokota, Yoshihiro Hara, Yasutaka Tanimura
  • Patent number: 8815430
    Abstract: A sealed battery includes a lid closing a container of a sealed battery, an upper current collecting plate, a lead connecting an upper surface to an inner surface of the lid. A welding point of the lead is outside a position corresponding to a periphery of the cap. The lead includes a cylindrical lateral wall part extending vertically, an annular frame portion extending substantially horizontally from a first end of the lateral wall part, and a plurality of supplementary leads that extends substantially horizontally from a second end part of the lateral wall part. The frame portion extends from the first end part in substantially a first direction along a radial direction of the cylindrical lateral wall part, whereas the plurality of supplementary leads extends from the second end part in substantially a second direction opposite to the first direction along the radial direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Assignee: GS Yuasa International Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuya Okabe, Takahiro Itagaki, Satoshi Yokota, Tomonori Kishimoto, Shuichi Izuchi, Masahiko Oshitani