Patents by Inventor Shinya Kato

Shinya Kato 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: 20240142395
    Abstract: An analyzing method using an analyzer including a wavelength-dispersive X-ray spectrometer that has an analyzing element to analyze an X-ray emitted from a specimen and detects an X-ray of energy corresponding to a position of the analyzing element. The analyzing method includes acquiring a plurality of map data by repeatedly performing a mapping analysis while changing the position of the analyzing element, the mapping analysis being an analysis to detect an X-ray of specific energy with the position of the analyzing element fixed to acquire map data while scanning the specimen with an electron beam; and generating, based on the plurality of map data, a spectrum map in which a position on the specimen and an X-ray spectrum are associated with each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2023
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Applicant: JEOL Ltd.
    Inventors: Koki Kato, Shinya Fujita, Takanori Murano, Shigeru Honda
  • Patent number: 11969993
    Abstract: A setting device for a print engine is configured to cause the print engine to print a specific image including a first image to be printed using first nozzles of a first head unit and a second image to be printed using second nozzles of a second head unit, receive relative position information determined based on the printed specific image, the relative position information including information indicating a positional deviation amount in a specific direction between the first nozzles and the second nozzles, and set, based on the relative position information, use nozzles to be used for printing and non-use nozzles not to be used for printing among the first nozzles and the second nozzles within a range in which a first range where the first nozzles are located and a second range where the second nozzles are located overlap with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignee: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Shinya Kato
  • Publication number: 20240132311
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a transport section that transports a recording material, a grasping section that grasps a remaining situation of a recording material remaining in a transport path through which the recording material is transported by the transport section, a reception section that receives, from a user, an input of the number of removed sheets of recording material removed from the transport path by the user in a case where the transport of the recording material by the transport section is stopped, and a start section that starts the stopped transport by the transport section based on the number of removed sheets input by the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2023
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Shinya HARADA, Kenichi MIYAZAKI, Masashi HARA, Hitoshi KOMATSU, Ryoji KAWAGUCHI, Tomoyasu TANAKA, Daiji KATO
  • Patent number: 11960056
    Abstract: Provided is an optical lens formed by integrally molding a lens part that is an optically effective portion and has a light incidence/emission surface, and a lens edge part that is an optically ineffective portion and has a surface thereof except the light incidence/emission surface. The lens edge part includes a non-transparent region in part or all thereof, the lens part and the lens edge part include a thermoplastic resin, and the non-transparent region in the lens edge part contains a total of 0.1-5 mass % of one or more of a black dye and a black pigment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Atsushi Motegi, Kentaro Ishihara, Katsushi Nishimori, Shinya Ikeda, Noriyuki Kato, Mitsuteru Kondo, Kensuke Oshima, Masahiro Kanda, Shoko Suzuki, Tatsunobu Ogata, Mitsutake Suematsu
  • Patent number: 11952460
    Abstract: A polycarbonate resin having a high refractive index, a low Abbe number and a high moisture and heat resistance is provided. In an embodiment, a polycarbonate resin including a structural unit represented by general formula (1) below is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Munenori Shiratake, Kentaro Ishihara, Koji Hirose, Shinya Ikeda, Noriyuki Kato, Mitsuteru Kondo, Shoko Suzuki, Kensuke Oshima, Shuya Nagayama
  • Publication number: 20240085278
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an anomaly detection apparatus includes a processing circuit. The processing circuit is configured to: acquire measured values from sensors installed in a system, a first function, a first threshold, and a second function to output a second threshold; generate the predicted values based on the measured value and the first function; detect that a deviation between the measured values and the predicted values exceeds the first threshold; calculate the feature quantities based on the measured values; and determine whether a number of consecutive times is equal to or larger than the second threshold to detect an anomaly or a sign of the anomaly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2023
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Yasunori TAGUCHI, Kouta NAKATA, Susumu NAITO, Yuichi KATO, Shinya TOMINAGA, Naoyuki TAKADO, Ryota MIYAKE, Yusuke TERAKADO, Toshio AOKI
  • Publication number: 20240066944
    Abstract: An air-conditioning unit installed in a vehicle includes: an air-conditioning case; a blower to send air from the air-conditioning case into a cabin of the vehicle; a blower motor to drive the blower; and a functional component to realize a part of an air-conditioning function in the air-conditioning case. The functional component is disposed between a noise source of the blower motor that generates electromagnetic noise and a protection region that is at least a part of the cabin, and includes a substance that shields the electromagnetic noise.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventors: Hiroyuki ZAIKI, Shinya KATO
  • Patent number: 11861439
    Abstract: There is provided an antenna device, a control method, and a program that control enabling or disabling of a plurality of IC card antennas by using a mobile terminal. The antenna device includes: a mobile terminal antenna that receives a radio wave output by a reader/writer provided in a mobile terminal; a plurality of IC card antennas that communicates with an IC card including an IC chip for the IC card that reads/writes data in a contactless manner in response to a command transmitted by the reader/writer; and a control circuit that operates by using power generated when the mobile terminal antenna receives the radio wave output by the reader/writer and controls enabling or disabling of each of the IC card antennas in response to the command transmitted by the reader/writer. The present technology is applicable to a playmat used for a card game using a smartphone having an NFC function and an IC card.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Takubo, Masuo Murakami, Shinya Kato, Yuji Hiura, Junya Matsui
  • Publication number: 20230409150
    Abstract: Provided are a touch panel conductive member intended to achieve both the reduction in electrical resistance of metal thin wires and bendability, and a method for producing same. The touch panel conductive member includes a transparent insulating substrate, an undercoat layer disposed thereon, first metal thin wires disposed on the undercoat layer, and a transparent insulating layer covering the first metal thin wires. The first metal thin wires have a thickness of 350 to 1000 nm. When a sectional image of the touch panel conductive member in a direction orthogonal to a direction in which the first metal thin wires extend is taken at ten positions and one of the first metal thin wires is observed at each of the ten positions, a void between a side surface of the one of the first metal thin wires and the transparent insulating layer is observed at six or more positions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2023
    Publication date: December 21, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: Shinya KATO
  • Patent number: 11787894
    Abstract: A Schiff base-containing chain extender may be a diol having a Schiff base or a derivative thereof, as well as a polyurethane produced using the same and a modification method thereof, and a polishing layer including a polyurethane and a polishing method using the polishing layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Azusa Oshita, Minori Takegoshi, Mitsuru Kato, Chihiro Okamoto, Shinya Kato
  • Patent number: 11660928
    Abstract: An air conditioner includes an air conditioning case, a blower fan, and a facing wall portion. The air conditioning case configures an air passage through which air to be blown into an interior flows. The blower fan is disposed inside the air conditioning case. The facing wall portion is disposed on an air flow upstream side of the blower fan to face a suction port of the blower fan. The air conditioning case has a facing surface that faces the facing wall portion and in which through holes are formed. The air conditioning case has a closed space formed therein on an opposite side of the facing surface with respect to the air passage and communicating with the air passage via the through holes. The through holes and the closed space form a resonator having a predetermined resonance frequency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sho Kosaka, Shinya Kato
  • Publication number: 20230066573
    Abstract: A setting device for a print engine is configured to cause the print engine to print a specific image including a first image to be printed using first nozzles of a first head unit and a second image to be printed using second nozzles of a second head unit, receive relative position information determined based on the printed specific image, the relative position information including information indicating a positional deviation amount in a specific direction between the first nozzles and the second nozzles, and set, based on the relative position information, use nozzles to be used for printing and non-use nozzles not to be used for printing among the first nozzles and the second nozzles within a range in which a first range where the first nozzles are located and a second range where the second nozzles are located overlap with each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2022
    Publication date: March 2, 2023
    Inventor: Shinya KATO
  • Publication number: 20220335264
    Abstract: There is provided an antenna device, a control method, and a program that control enabling or disabling of a plurality of IC card antennas by using a mobile terminal. The antenna device includes: a mobile terminal antenna that receives a radio wave output by a reader/writer provided in a mobile terminal; a plurality of IC card antennas that communicates with an IC card including an IC chip for the IC card that reads/writes data in a contactless manner in response to a command transmitted by the reader/writer; and a control circuit that operates by using power generated when the mobile terminal antenna receives the radio wave output by the reader/writer and controls enabling or disabling of each of the IC card antennas in response to the command transmitted by the reader/writer. The present technology is applicable to a playmat used for a card game using a smartphone having an NFC function and an IC card.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2020
    Publication date: October 20, 2022
    Applicant: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki TAKUBO, Masuo MURAKAMI, Shinya KATO, Yuji HIURA, Junya MATSUI
  • Publication number: 20220226962
    Abstract: Disclosed is a polishing pad including a polishing layer having a polishing surface, wherein the polishing surface includes a deep-groove region having a first pattern formed by a deep groove or hole having a depth of 0.3 mm or more, and a land region that is a region other than the deep-groove region, and the land region includes shallow recesses having a second pattern and a depth of 0.01 to 0.1 mm, and a plurality of island-like land portions surrounded by the shallow recesses and having a maximum distance in a horizontal direction of 8 mm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2020
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicant: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsuru KATO, Hirofumi KIKUCHI, Chihiro OKAMOTO, Shinya KATO
  • Publication number: 20220131389
    Abstract: A battery management device is configured to set a limited measurement range that limits a range for measuring a voltage of each of a plurality of batteries for a vehicle. The battery management device is configured to measure the voltage of each of the plurality of batteries within the limited measurement range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2021
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Inventors: Shogo SHIGEMORI, Shunichi KUBO, Takeshi IIDA, Yukihiro TOMONAGA, Taisuke KURACHI, Shozo SUZUKI, Shinya KATO
  • Publication number: 20220097481
    Abstract: An air-conditioning includes a blower, a unit casing, an upstream partition, and a fan partition. The blower includes a centrifugal fan and a fan casing. The unit casing defines an upstream passage at a position upstream of the blower. The upstream partition is fixed to the unit casing to divide the upstream passage into a first upstream passage through which a first gas flows and a second upstream passage through which a second gas flows. The fan partition is fixed to the fan casing to divide an inner space of the fan into a first fan passage through which the first gas flows and a second fan passage through which the second gas flows. The unit casing defines an opening and includes a cover that closes the opening. The opening has an opening area such that the blower is removable from the unit casing through the opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2021
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Inventors: Tetsuya KOUNO, Ryou KOBAYASHI, Shinya KATO
  • Patent number: 11214113
    Abstract: A vehicular air conditioning device includes an air conditioning case having first, second case introduction ports and first, second case discharge ports, and a fan. The first, second case discharge ports are offset upward and downward in an up-down direction relative to a rotation axis, respectively. A first inner guide surface of an inner guide plate is located on the one side of a second inner guide surface in the left-right direction. Air introduced through the first case introduction port is guided by the first inner guide surface to be drawn from a first passage into the fan, the air being blown upward to flow through the first case discharge port. Air introduced through the second case introduction port is guided by the second inner guide surface to be drawn from a second passage into the fan, the air being blown upward to flow through the second case discharge port.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinya Kato, Ryo Kobayashi, Yasuhiro Sekito, Tetsuya Kono, Yuki Tsumagari, Tomohide Shindo
  • Publication number: 20210388234
    Abstract: Disclosed are a polyurethane for use in a polishing layer, and a polishing layer and a polishing pad using the same, the polyurethane including a terminal group represented by the following formula (I): R—(OX)n— (I) wherein R represents a monovalent hydrocarbon group having 1 to 30 carbon atoms that may be substituted with a heteroatom or may be interrupted by a heteroatom, X represents an alkylene group having 2 to 4 carbon atoms, 90 to 100% of the alkylene group being an ethylene group, and n represents a number from 8 to 120.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2019
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicant: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsuru KATO, Chihiro OKAMOTO, Shinya KATO
  • Publication number: 20210380845
    Abstract: Disclosed is a polyurethane for use in a polishing layer, including a carboxylic acid ester group, and a polyurethane preferably having a carboxylic acid ester group in at least one of a side chain, a main chain terminal, and a main chain skeleton is preferably used. Also disclosed is a method for modifying a polishing layer, including the steps of: preparing a polishing layer including a polyurethane having a carboxylic acid ester group; and hydrolyzing the carboxylic acid ester group of the polyurethane, to produce a carboxyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2019
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Applicant: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Azusa SUNAYAMA, Mitsuru KATO, Minori TAKEGOSHI, Chihiro OKAMOTO, Shinya KATO
  • Publication number: 20210331551
    Abstract: An air conditioner for a vehicle includes a casing that forms an air passage through which air flows, a blower fan to blow out air, and a heating device to heat air. The casing includes a passage portion through which air flows, a warm air passage that allows air to flow to the heating device, and a bypass passage that allows air to bypass the heating device. A width dimension of the passage portion in a second direction is larger than that of the heating device in the second direction, and is smaller than a height dimension of the passage portion in a first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2021
    Publication date: October 28, 2021
    Inventors: Shinya KATO, Fuminobu WATANABE, Yuki TSUMAGARI