Patents by Inventor Shunsuke Sato

Shunsuke Sato 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: 20220121856
    Abstract: A video image processing apparatus includes a video image acquisition unit that acquires video images, a period selection unit that selects, from the video images acquired by the video image acquisition unit, a plurality of time periods in which a predetermined subject performed a predetermined movement, and a synthesizing unit that synthesizes a video image from the plurality of time periods that have been selected by the period selection unit by bringing them closer together in time, in order to synthesize a summary video image with good visibility based on the time periods in which a predetermined subject performed a predetermined movement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2021
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Inventor: Shunsuke Sato
  • Patent number: 11268113
    Abstract: Provided are a PHA-producing microorganism producing a higher molecular weight PHA and a PHA production method using the PHA-producing microorganism. A PHA-producing microorganism including a gene encoding a PHA synthase derived from genus Aeromonas, in which at least a portion of a PHA degrading enzyme gene is altered by substitution, deletion, insertion, and/or addition to reduce or eliminate activity of a PHA degrading enzyme encoded by the gene, and further a glycerol kinase activity is enhanced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Rina Aoki, Shunsuke Sato
  • Publication number: 20220042160
    Abstract: A method includes: sandwiching a plastic layer between a glass substrate and a metal plate made of an iron-nickel alloy and joining the metal plate to the glass substrate with the plastic layer in between; forming a mask portion including a plurality of mask holes from the metal plate; joining a surface of the mask portion that is opposite to a surface of the mask portion that is in contact with the plastic layer to a mask frame, which has a higher rigidity than the mask portion and is in a shape of a frame surrounding the mask holes of the mask portion; and peeling off the plastic layer and the glass substrate from the mask portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2021
    Publication date: February 10, 2022
    Inventors: Shunsuke SATO, Reiji TERADA, Naoko MIKAMI
  • Publication number: 20220041823
    Abstract: Provided is a polyhydroxyalkanoate resin composition containing a polyhydroxyalkanoate resin component. In differential scanning calorimetry of the resin composition, a highest melting peak temperature is 130° C. or higher, and a total crystalline melting enthalpy calculated from all melting peaks is in the range of 20 to 65 J/g. Preferably, the polyhydroxyalkanoate resin component is a mixture of at least two polyhydroxyalkanoate resins differing in crystalline melting enthalpy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2021
    Publication date: February 10, 2022
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoaki HASHIGUCHI, Shunsuke SATO
  • Publication number: 20220036056
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes detecting means for detecting a plurality of predetermined parts of a subject from an image, estimating means for estimating a cause of failed detection if any of the plurality of predetermined parts is not detected in a result of the detection made by the detecting means, and determining means for determining a state of the subject based on a part detected by the detecting means and the cause estimated by the estimating means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Inventors: Shunsuke Sato, Koichi Takeuchi
  • Publication number: 20220019811
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus that detects an object from an image, includes a determination unit configured to determine a boundary at which a movement of the object between partial regions in the image is estimated, the partial regions each including a plurality of objects, and an estimation unit configured to estimate movement information indicating a number of objects that have passed the boundary determined by the determination unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2021
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Inventor: Shunsuke Sato
  • Patent number: 11210531
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a first setting unit configured to set a plurality of observation necessity degrees of positions in a real space and times, a first display unit configured to display the plurality of observation necessity degrees mapped based on a position in the real space and a time, a second display unit configured to display a plurality of targets detected from a captured image, based on observation necessity degrees each corresponding to a different one of the plurality of targets, and a receiving unit configured to receive an input of information corresponding to at least one target of the plurality of targets. The first setting unit resets at least one observation necessity degree of the plurality of observation necessity degrees based on the input information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Shunsuke Sato
  • Publication number: 20210388324
    Abstract: Provided is a transformed microorganism that has a polyhydroxyalkanoate synthase gene and in which expression of a minD gene is enhanced. Also provided is a transformed microorganism that has a polyhydroxyalkanoate synthase gene and in which expression of a minC gene and a minD gene is enhanced. In this transformed microorganism, expression of a minE gene may be enhanced or reduced. Also provided is a method of producing a PHA, the method including the step of culturing any of the transformed microorganisms in the presence of a carbon source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2021
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hisashi ARIKAWA, Shunsuke SATO
  • Patent number: 11186831
    Abstract: Provided is a mutant PHA synthase which produces of a PHA copolymer with a high or low 3HH ratio while maintaining PHA productivity. The mutant PHA synthase is a mutant polyhydroxyalkanoate synthase having an amino acid sequence having 85% or more sequence identity with the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1 and having at least one of the following mutations (a) to (c): (a) a substitution of serine at 389th position from N-terminus of the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1 with an amino acid other than serine; (b) a substitution of leucine at 436th position from the N-terminus of the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1 with an amino acid other than leucine; and (c) a deletion of 11 to 19 amino acid residues from the C-terminus of the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shingo Kobayashi, Shinichi Yoshida, Shunsuke Sato, Naoaki Taoka
  • Patent number: 11188788
    Abstract: An information processing system includes: a recognition unit configured to perform recognition processing on a video captured by an image capturing unit; a determination unit configured to determine timing to update a model used for the recognition processing; and an update unit configured to update the model at the determined timing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Shunsuke Sato
  • Patent number: 11180843
    Abstract: A method includes: sandwiching a plastic layer between a glass substrate and a metal plate made of an iron-nickel alloy and joining the metal plate to the glass substrate with the plastic layer in between; forming a mask portion including a plurality of mask holes from the metal plate; joining a surface of the mask portion that is opposite to a surface of the mask portion that is in contact with the plastic layer to a mask frame, which has a higher rigidity than the mask portion and is in a shape of a frame surrounding the mask holes of the mask portion; and peeling off the plastic layer and the glass substrate from the mask portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shunsuke Sato, Reiji Terada, Naoko Mikami
  • Publication number: 20210340372
    Abstract: Provided is a resin composition containing polylactic acid and a polyester copolymer of lactic acid and another hydroxycarboxylic acid. The other hydroxycarboxylic acid may be 3-hydroxybutanoic acid, 3-hydroxypentanoic acid, 3-hydroxyhexanoic acid, 3-hydroxyheptanoic acid, 3-hydroxyoctanoic acid, 3-hydroxynonanoic acid, 3-hydroxydecanoic acid 3-hydroxydodecanoic acid, 3-hydroxytetradecanoic acid, 3-hydroxypentadecanoic acid, or 3-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2019
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicants: KANEKA CORPORATION, TOKYO UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE
    Inventors: Shunsuke SATO, Tomoaki HASHIGUCHI, Seiichi TAGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20210254028
    Abstract: Provided is a mutant polyhydroxyalkanoate synthetase having an amino acid sequence which has 85% or more sequence identity with the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1 and which contains a mutation of substitution of at least one of the amino acids at the 27th to 33rd, 39th, 56th, 106th, 129th, 144th, 165th, 170th and 172nd to 187th positions from the N-terminus of the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1 with another amino acid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2019
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shingo KOBAYASHI, Shunsuke SATO, Naoaki TAOKA
  • Patent number: 10876140
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing PHA by a microbe with improved productivity of PHA, and a PHA-producing microbe used for the production method. A method for producing polyhydroxyalkanoic acid, the method including a step of culturing a microbe having a polyhydroxyalkanoic acid synthase gene and an inactivated gene encoding a flagellar protein to cause the microbe to produce polyhydroxyalkanoic acid. In the microbe, a lipase, a dephosphorylating enzyme, and a protein represented by the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 6 or 7 may be additionally inactivated. The microbe may be Cupriavidus necator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shunsuke Sato, Hisashi Arikawa, Rina Aoki
  • Patent number: 10878445
    Abstract: In an advertisement management system, an advertising server allows an advertiser of an internet advertisement to set one or more campaigns and one or more advertisement sets for each campaign and collects a plurality of performance information of each advertisement set. In an advertisement management device connected with the advertising server, a campaign management screen providing section makes a management terminal display a campaign management screen selectable a target campaign, an advertisement set management screen providing section displays one or more advertisement sets of the target campaign by a parallel coordinate graph and makes the management terminal display an advertisement set management screen selectable one or more target advertisement sets, and an advertisement set adjustment screen providing section makes the management terminal display an advertisement set adjustment screen adjustable operation information of one or more target advertisement sets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignees: SOCIAL GEAR PTE LTD
    Inventors: Shunsuke Sato, Kei Yamane
  • Publication number: 20200354696
    Abstract: A mutant PHA synthetase which enables production of a PHA copolymer with a high or low 3HH ratio while maintaining PHA productivity. The mutant PHA synthetase is a mutant polyhydroxyalkanoate synthetase having an amino acid sequence having 85% or more sequence identity with the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1 and having at least one of the following mutations (a) to (c): (a): mutation of substitution of serine at 389th position from N-terminus of the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1 with an amino acid other than serine; (b): mutation of substitution of leucine at 436th position from the N-terminus of the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1 with an amino acid other than leucine; and (c): mutation of deletion of 11 or more and 19 or less amino acid residues from C-terminus of the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2019
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shingo KOBAYASHI, Shinichi YOSHIDA, Shunsuke SATO, Naoaki YAOKA
  • Publication number: 20200340020
    Abstract: The present application provides: a transformed microorganism for producing a PHA copolymer containing 3HH monomer unit at a higher composition ratio, specifically, a transformed microorganism comprising a PHA synthase gene capable of synthesizing a PHA copolymer containing 3HH monomer unit and a gene encoding a protein having (R)-specific enoyl-CoA hydratase activity, characterized in that, in the transformed microorganism, the expression of a gene encoding at least one ?-ketothiolase enzyme having thiolysis activity for ?-keto-(C6) acyl-CoA (i.e., ?-ketohexanoyl-CoA) is inhibited, thereby losing or reducing the enzyme activity; and a method for producing a PHA copolymer containing 3HH monomer unit, comprising a step of culturing the transformed microorganism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: KANEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hisashi ARIKAWA, Shunsuke Sato
  • Publication number: 20200334481
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a first detection unit configured to detect an event from a captured image through first detection processing, a resource management unit configured to allocate a resource allocated to predetermined processing to second detection processing different from the first detection processing in a case where the event is detected through the first detection processing, and a second detection unit configured to detect an event from the captured image through the second detection processing using the resource allocated by the resource management unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroki Makita, Shunsuke Sato, Koichi Takeuchi, Yasuhiro Komori
  • Publication number: 20200280683
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a setting unit configured to set an imaging condition under which an imaging apparatus captures a video, a region determination unit configured to determine a detectable region in which a detection target is detectable in the video, based on the imaging condition, an acquisition unit configured to acquire a desired detection condition under which a user desires detection for the detection target to be executed, and a condition determination unit configured to determine a detection condition under which the detection target is detected from the video, based on the desired detection condition and the detectable region determined based on at least one imaging condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventor: Shunsuke Sato
  • Publication number: 20200208251
    Abstract: A method includes: sandwiching a plastic layer between a glass substrate and a metal plate made of an iron-nickel alloy and joining the metal plate to the glass substrate with the plastic layer in between; forming a mask portion including a plurality of mask holes from the metal plate; joining a surface of the mask portion that is opposite to a surface of the mask portion that is in contact with the plastic layer to a mask frame, which has a higher rigidity than the mask portion and is in a shape of a frame surrounding the mask holes of the mask portion; and peeling off the plastic layer and the glass substrate from the mask portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Shunsuke Sato, Reiji Terada, Naoko Mikami