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).
Abstract: There are provided a liquid jet head and a liquid jet recording device capable of enhancing the reliability. A liquid jet head according to an embodiment of the disclosure includes a liquid jet section from which liquid is jetted, an electronic control section electrically connected to the liquid jet section, a main protective member adapted to cover a periphery of the electronic control section, a connection section attached to the electronic control section and adapted to electrically connect an outside of the liquid jet head and the electronic control section to each other, and a connection section protective member configured so as to make a state transition between a protection state of covering the connection section and an exposure state of exposing the connection section.
Abstract: A magnetoresistance effect element includes first and second magnetic layers having a perpendicular magnetization direction, and a first non-magnetic layer disposed adjacent to the first magnetic layer and on a side opposite to a side on which the second magnetic layer is disposed. An interfacial perpendicular magnetic anisotropy exists at an interface between the first magnetic layer and the first non-magnetic layer, and the anisotropy causes the first magnetic layer to have a magnetization direction perpendicular to the surface of the layers. An atomic fraction of all magnetic elements to all magnetic and non-magnetic elements included in the second magnetic layer is smaller than that of the first magnetic layer.
Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes an imaging unit, a determination unit, and a discrimination unit. The imaging unit images a target object using signals in a predetermined wavelength band in which a spectral transmittance of a specific substance of a plurality of substances on a surface of the target object is different from a spectral transmittance of the other substances of the plurality of substances. The determination unit determines a distribution state of the specific substance on the surface of the target object based on an image captured by the imaging unit. The discrimination unit discriminates a class to which the target object belongs based on the distribution state of the specific substance.
Abstract: An imaging apparatus includes a controller configured to change a tilt angle between an image sensor and a plane orthogonal to an optical axis of an optical system by adjusting a tilt of the image sensor or the optical system, an evaluation value acquirer configured to acquire contrast evaluation values of a plurality of areas in an image by changing the tilt angle through the controller, and a determiner configured to determine the tilt angle for each of the plurality of areas based on the contrast evaluation values of the plurality of areas acquired by the evaluation value acquirer, and to determine the tilt angle based on the tilt angle of each determined area. The controller adjusts the tilt of the image sensor or the optical system based on the tilt angle determined by the determiner.
Abstract: A gas turbine includes a plurality of first-stage stator vanes arranged in a circumferential direction, the first-stage stator vanes each including a vane surface having a pressure surface and a suction surface, a first combustor disposed on a suction surface side of one of the first-stage stator vanes, the first combustor having a first combustor outlet which includes a first side wall portion extending along a radial direction, and a second combustor disposed on a pressure surface side of the one of the first-stage stator vanes and adjacent to the first combustor in the circumferential direction. The one of the first-stage stator vanes satisfies 0.05??y/P?0.25, where ?y is a protruding amount of the suction surface from the inner wall surface of the first side wall portion to the circumferential direction, and P is an arrangement pitch of the first-stage stator vanes in the circumferential direction.
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.
Abstract: There are provided a liquid jet head capable of dealing with jet of a variety of types of liquid, and at the same time superior in easiness in handling. The liquid jet head includes a main body part having a liquid jet head chip and a cooling section, and an inflow side connection unit and an outflow side connection unit each configured so as to selectively be attached to and detached from the main body part. As the inflow side connection unit, it is possible to select the first inflow side cover unit and the second inflow side cover unit. As the outflow side connection unit, it is possible to select the first outflow side cover unit and the second outflow side cover unit.
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 synthetase 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.
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.
Abstract: A liquid jet head and a liquid jet recording device capable of accurately detecting the temperature of the ink are provided. A liquid jet head according to an embodiment of the disclosure includes a flow channel member provided with a flow channel of a liquid, and having a high heat conduction part disposed so as to have contact with the liquid flowing inside the flow channel, and a low heat conduction part having lower thermal conductivity than thermal conductivity of the high heat conduction part, a temperature detection element disposed outside the flow channel, and attached to the high heat conduction part, and a liquid jet section from which the liquid is jetted.
Abstract: An apparatus acquires a video image from a surveillance camera 2 and displays an image based on the video image on a display 3. The apparatus 1 records the video image acquired from the surveillance camera 2 in a recording unit 105. The apparatus 1 includes an abnormality detection unit 106 configured to detect an abnormality from the video image, an attention period determination unit 107 configured to determine an attention period based on a period from a start to an end of a detected abnormality, and a displaying unit 102 configured to display a video image acquired from the surveillance camera 2 as it is on a display 3 until the abnormality being detected ends, and, when the abnormality being detected ends, acquire, from a recording unit 105, a recorded video image recorded in a period corresponding to the attention period and play back the acquired recorded video image.
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.
Abstract: An image processing apparatus stores, as instance images, a plurality of face images obtained by photographing respective faces of a plurality of persons on a plurality of photographing conditions, while associating the persons with the photographing conditions for each part; obtains the photographing condition of the input face image; approximates the respective parts of the input face images, by a combination of the instance images of the plurality of persons stored in association with the parts and the obtained photographing conditions; decides, for each part of the input face image, a combination corresponding to the combination in the approximation from the instance images of the plurality of persons stored in association with the part and a predetermined photographing condition; and generates an image obtained by photographing the input face image on the predetermined photographing condition, by synthesizing the obtained combination on the whole input face image.
Abstract: To provide a hot-dip Al alloy coated steel sheet which is excellent in post-painting corrosion resistance and post-working corrosion resistance. Disclosed is a hot-dip Al alloy coated steel sheet comprising a coating formed by a coating layer and an interfacial alloy layer present at an interface between the coating layer and a base steel sheet, in which the interfacial alloy layer contains Mn, and the coating layer contains Mg2Si having a major axis length of 5 ?m or more.
Abstract: Using as a carbon source a long chain fatty acid which has not necessarily been efficaciously used in industry, culture of a microorganism and production of a substance by the microorganism are industrially efficiently carried out. A microorganism is cultured in the presence of a carbon source including anyone of the following compositions: (1) a fatty acid composition containing at least two fatty acids selected from the group consisting of lauric acid, myristic acid, palmitic acid and oleic acid; and (2) a mixed composition containing at least one fatty acid selected from the group consisting of lauric acid, myristic acid, palmitic acid and oleic acid, and a fat and oil, and having a content of the fatty acid of not less than 10% by weight.
Abstract: To provide a highly flexible display device excellent in mass-productivity. A display device includes a flexible substrate, an adhesive layer over the substrate, a resin layer over the adhesive layer, an inorganic insulating layer over the resin layer, a transistor over the inorganic insulating layer, and a display element electrically connected to the transistor. The transistor includes an oxide semiconductor in a channel formation region. The resin layer includes sulfur.
June 18, 2018
Date of Patent:
January 7, 2020
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
Abstract: An image processing apparatus comprises a detecting unit which detects an object from an input image, an extracting unit which extracts a feature amount of the object detected by the detecting unit, a similarity calculating unit which, in a case where a plurality of objects have been detected from the same input image by the detecting unit, calculates a degree of similarity of feature amounts of the plurality of objects, and an adjusting unit which adjusts a collating method of collating the plurality of objects based on respective feature amounts, on the basis of the degree of similarity calculated by the similarity calculating unit.
Abstract: A pivot mechanism includes: a shaft portion; a bearing configured to contact the shaft portion and pivot about a pivot axis; and a reinforcement protruding from an outer circumferential surface of the shaft portion. The outer circumferential surface includes a first region contactable by the bearing in a range of its pivotal movement and a second region not including the first region in a region opposed to the first region via the pivot axis. The reinforcement extends from at least a portion of the second region to an outside of the bearing in a pivot-axis direction.
August 26, 2019
December 12, 2019
Hirotsugu KAMIYA, Shunsuke ICHIKI, Tsuyoshi SATO
Abstract: A printed wiring board includes a main substrate and a rising substrate. A support portion of the rising substrate is inserted into a slit in the main substrate. In a direction in which a plurality of first electrodes are aligned, a width of each of the plurality of first electrodes is larger than a width of each of a plurality of second electrodes, and the width of each of the plurality of second electrodes is arranged to fit within the width of each of the plurality of first electrodes.
Abstract: A transistor includes a multilayer film in which an oxide semiconductor film and an oxide film are stacked, a gate electrode, and a gate insulating film. The multilayer film overlaps with the gate electrode with the gate insulating film interposed therebetween. The multilayer film has a shape having a first angle between a bottom surface of the oxide semiconductor film and a side surface of the oxide semiconductor film and a second angle between a bottom surface of the oxide film and a side surface of the oxide film. The first angle is acute and smaller than the second angle. Further, a semiconductor device including such a transistor is manufactured.