Patents by Inventor Shigeki MINAMI

Shigeki MINAMI 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: 10591982
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a first processor, a second processor and a positioning processor. The second processor consumes a reduced amount of power compared to the first processor during an operation. The positioning processor receives radio waves from positioning satellites and converts the radio waves into positioning data. The second processor controls the positioning processor. The second processor stores the positioning data received from the positioning processor. The second processor transfers the stored positioning data to the first processor at a timing determined in accordance with an operating condition of the first processor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Minami, Kimiyasu Mizuno, Hideo Suzuki, Takashi Suenaga, Keiichi Nomura, Shuhei Uchida, Shigeki Kitamura, Munetaka Seo, Toshiya Sakurai
  • Patent number: 10580433
    Abstract: An electronic device includes an audio receiver which receives audio of a user and converts the audio into audio information, and a processor. The processor performs first obtaining emotion information on a basis of the audio information converted by the audio receiver and second obtaining user-related information or environment information. In the first obtaining, the emotion information is obtained on a basis of the audio information of a predetermined timing which is decided on a basis of the user-related information or the environment information obtained in the second obtaining.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keiichi Nomura, Toshiya Sakurai, Hideo Suzuki, Tsuyoshi Minami, Shuhei Uchida, Shigeki Kitamura, Kimiyasu Mizuno, Takashi Suenaga, Munetaka Seo
  • Publication number: 20190391631
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus provided with a touch screen, the electronic apparatus comprising: a first sensor that detects approach of a finger to the touch screen; and a controller that switches, in an inactive state of the touch screen, in a case where the first sensor detects the approach of the finger to the touch screen, an operating state of the touch screen from the inactive state to an active state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Shigeki KITAMURA, Tsuyoshi MINAMI, Takashi SUENAGA, Munetaka SEO
  • Patent number: 10371582
    Abstract: To provide a signal generation circuit having a short settling time of an output voltage. In a PTAT signal generation circuit, a trimming circuit is coupled between the cathodes of 0-th to K-th diodes and a line of a ground voltage, the anode of the 0-th diode is coupled to a first node, the anodes of the first to the K-th diodes are coupled to a second node via a resistive element, the first node and the second node are set to the same voltage, a first current flowing through the 0-th diode and a second current flowing through the first to the K-th diodes are set to have the same value, and a third current flowing through the trimming circuit is set to have the value 2 times that of each of the first current and the second current.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Renesas Electronics Corporation
    Inventors: Shigeki Obayashi, Hiroki Shimano, Masataka Minami, Hiroji Ozaki
  • Patent number: 9358587
    Abstract: A substrate treating apparatus includes a loading section 1, a treating tank 2, a rinsing tank 4, a drying tank 5, an unloading section 6, and a pair of endless belt members 7 for transporting substrates successively through the loading section 1, treating tank 2, rinsing tank 4, drying tank 5 and unloading section 6. The substrate treating apparatus further includes a fixing mechanism for fixing a pair of side edges of each substrate parallel to a transport direction of the substrate to the endless belt members 7. In the loading section 1, a plurality of substrates are fixed, each with the pair of edges thereof parallel to the transport direction fixed at constant intervals to the pair of endless belt members 7. The substrates having undergone the treatment are removed from the pair of endless belt members 7 in the unloading section 6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2016
    Assignee: SCREEN Holdings Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yukio Tomifuji, Shigeki Minami, Kazuo Jodai, Norio Yoshikawa
  • Patent number: 8882960
    Abstract: An etchant is stored in a treating tank; a glass substrate is transported with transport rollers into the treating tank; the etchant is discharged from below the substrate to raise the substrate to a position above the transport rollers and below the surface of the etchant; the discharge of the etching liquid is stopped and the glass substrate is lowered to a position for contacting the transport rollers; the etchant is drained from the treating tank; and the glass substrate is unloaded with the transport rollers out of the treating tank. The disclosed method and apparatus can treat both front and back surfaces of the substrate uniformly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: SCREEN Holdings Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Norio Yoshikawa, Kazuo Jodai, Yukio Tomifuji, Shigeki Minami, Kazuto Ozaki
  • Publication number: 20130255732
    Abstract: A substrate treating apparatus includes a loading section 1, a treating tank 2, a rinsing tank 4, a drying tank 5, an unloading section 6, and a pair of endless belt members 7 for transporting substrates successively through the loading section 1, treating tank 2, rinsing tank 4, drying tank 5 and unloading section 6. The substrate treating apparatus further includes a fixing mechanism for fixing a pair of side edges of each substrate parallel to a transport direction of the substrate to the endless belt members 7. In the loading section 1, a plurality of substrates are fixed, each with the pair of edges thereof parallel to the transport direction fixed at constant intervals to the pair of endless belt members 7. The substrates having undergone the treatment are removed from the pair of endless belt members 7 in the unloading section 6.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2013
    Publication date: October 3, 2013
    Applicant: DAINIPPON SCREEN MFG. CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yukio TOMIFUJI, Shigeki MINAMI, Kazuo JODAI, Norio YOSHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20120273463
    Abstract: An etchant is stored in a treating tank; a glass substrate is transported with transport rollers into the treating tank; the etchant is discharged from below the substrate to raise the substrate to a position above the transport rollers and below the surface of the etchant; the discharge of the etching liquid is stopped and the glass substrate is lowered to a position for contacting the transport rollers; the etchant is drained from the treating tank; and the glass substrate is unloaded with the transport rollers out of the treating tank. The disclosed method and apparatus can treat both front and back surfaces of the substrate uniformly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2012
    Publication date: November 1, 2012
    Inventors: Norio YOSHIKAWA, Kazuo JODAI, Yukio TOMIFUJI, Shigeki MINAMI, Kazuto OZAKI