Takahiro Sasaki 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: A work vehicle includes a cab, a body frame and a restrictor. The body flame includes a base component, and a support frame provided on an upper side of the base component. The support frame supports the cab. The restrictor is provided to a floor frame of the cab. The restrictor is disposed between the base component and the floor frame. The restrictor includes a retaining member disposed on a lower side of the support frame, and an impact absorber disposed on a cab side of the retaining member.
Abstract: The liquid crystal display device including: a first substrate; a liquid crystal layer; and a second substrate, the first substrate including a first electrode, and a second electrode, the liquid crystal molecules being aligned in a direction parallel to the first substrate with no voltage applied, the second electrode being provided with openings, the openings each having a long shape with two or more wide portions and one or more narrow portions, the two or more wide portions and the one or more narrow portions in each of the openings alternating with each other in a lengthwise direction of the opening, each of the wide portions of one of adjacent two openings being adjacent to one of the narrow portions of the other of the adjacent two openings, each of the narrow portions of the one opening being adjacent to one of the wide portions of the other opening.
Abstract: An advanced wireless communication system and method for use therein provides adaptive radio access using a plurality of configurable OFDM-based waveforms. The method comprises: receiving, at a UE and on a band-specific fixed system subband, one or more synchronisation signals; determining, at the UE, and according to the synchronisation signals, a base waveform numerology; and receiving, at the UE and according to the base waveform numerology, system information, wherein the system information defines parameters for a service or services.
Abstract: A module includes a multilayer body that includes insulating-resin base members laminated together, first and second main surfaces, and first and second regions when viewed in plan view. A first conductor pattern and a protective film that covers the first conductor pattern are provided in the first region of the first main surface. Second conductor patterns and holes that extend to the second conductor patterns are provided in the second region of the multilayer body. The holes are provided with conductive joining materials, and connectors are connected to the second conductor patterns by the conductive joining materials.
Abstract: In particular case second vertical scanning period includes a write period in which a first potential difference V1 is to be given to an upper electrode and a lower electrode. In another particular case, the second vertical scanning period includes a write period in which a second potential difference V2 being greater than the first potential difference V1 is given to the upper electrode and the lower electrode. In the former write period, substantially the same potential as that of a counter electrode is given to the upper electrode, and a different potential from that of the counter electrode is given to the lower electrode. In the latter write period, substantially the same potential as that of the counter electrode is given to the lower electrode, and a different potential from that of the counter electrode is given to the upper electrode.
Abstract: In a liquid crystal display device (100), each pixel row group is selected by a common scan signal voltage, each pixel row group including N pixel rows which adjoin one another in a column direction. Where two pixel rows which adjoin each other in a column direction and which are included in different pixel row groups are a first pixel row and a second pixel row, the first pixel row includes a pixel which has a pixel electrode (16) capacitively coupled with a gate bus line (12) which is associated with the second pixel row. When the first pixel row is included in the qth group, the second pixel row is included in the (q+1)th group. A scan signal voltage supplied to gate bus lines which are associated with the (q+1)th group switches from low to high before a scan signal voltage supplied to gate bus lines which are associated with the qth group switches from high to low.
Abstract: A method of producing a polishing head including: a backing pad, for holding a workpiece back surface, stuck on a lower portion of a rigid body; and a ring template, for holding a workpiece edge, disposed on a lower surface of the backing pad. This polishing head brings a front surface of the workpiece into sliding contact with a polishing pad attached on a turn table while holding the workpiece back surface on the lower surface of the backing pad. The method includes sticking the backing pad on the lower portion of the rigid body with a double-sided tape under a reduced pressure without heating; and sticking the template on the backing pad with a double-sided tape or a liquid or paste reaction curable adhesive containing no solvent under a reduced pressure without heating. This method can polish the workpiece into a very flat workpiece.
Abstract: A transistor includes gate electrodes and light blocking films. The light blocking films are provided in a layer lower than a layer in which the gate electrodes are provided, overlap the respective gate electrodes as viewed in a plan view, shield a channel portion from light, and are electrically isolated.
Abstract: A right shock absorber and a left shock absorber are provided on outer sides of a left front wheel and a right front wheel that define a steering allowable space therebetween. At a lower portion of the right shock absorber, an outer edge of a right front fender is positioned farther radially outwards than an outer edge of the right front wheel, and a right guide wall that extends from the outer edge inwards is provided in an upper rear area to the left of the right front wheel. At a lower portion of the left shock absorber, an outer edge of a left front fender is positioned farther radially outwards than an outer edge of the left front wheel, and a left guide wall that extends from the outer edge inwards is provided in an upper rear area to the right of the left front wheel.
Abstract: The present invention provides an epoxy resin composition, which is improved in terms of storage stability without deteriorating the characteristics of a cured resin, and is also superior in handling property, by using a curing accelerator having higher latency. The epoxy resin composition of the present invention comprises an epoxy resin, a curing agent, and a curing accelerator, wherein the curing accelerator is a reaction product between a carbodiimide compound and an imidazole compound, and is contained in an amount of 0.1 to 5 parts by mass with respect to 100 parts by mass of the epoxy resin.
Abstract: A liquid crystal display apparatus includes a liquid crystal display panel including a first substrate, a second substrate, and a liquid crystal layer and a plurality of pixels. The first substrate includes a first electrode provided in each of the pixels and a first horizontal alignment film that determines a pretilt orientation of a liquid crystal molecule. The second substrate includes a second electrode provided to face the first electrode and a second horizontal alignment film that determines the pretilt orientation of the liquid crystal molecule. Each of the first and second horizontal alignment films is a photoalignment film. At least one of the first substrate and the second substrate includes an anchoring structure in each of the pixels.
Abstract: A photosensitive resin composition containing a resin and a compound each having a structure specified by the present specification provides a cured film having excellent adhesiveness to copper wiring.
Abstract: In a first aspect of a present inventive subject matter, a method of forming a film includes turning a raw material containing at least a first chemical element and a second chemical element into atomized droplets; carrying the atomized droplets containing at least the first chemical element and the second chemical element by use of a carrier gas onto an object; and causing a reaction of the atomized droplets to form a film containing at least the first chemical element and the second chemical element on the object. The first chemical element is selected from among elements of Group 14 and elements of Group 15 of the periodic table. The second chemical element is selected from among d-block elements, elements of Group 13 and elements of Group 14 of the periodic table and different from the first chemical element.
Abstract: The type of blood collection tube (1) inserted into this system is automatically recognized, a lifting operation for checking the state and volume of analyte is switched on the basis of the automatic recognition result, a mechanical operation parameter based on the blood collection tube type is determined, and the blood collection tube (1) is grasped and lifted. Then, an image processing threshold is changed on the basis of the automatic recognition result, and image processing is performed using a threshold parameter based on the blood collection tube type to check the state and volume of the analyte. This enables precise automatic checking of the state and/or volume of the analyte for various types of blood collection tubes.
Abstract: An array substrate (thin film transistor substrate) 11b includes a source line (line) 20, a TFT (thin film transistor) 17 including a plurality of electrodes 17a, 17b, and 17c, and a line connector 31 made of light-transmitting conductive material and connected to the source line 20. At least a portion of the line connector 31 includes one of electrodes 17a, 17b, and 17c.
Abstract: A liquid crystal display device (100) includes a first liquid crystal display panel (1) configured to be capable of taking a transparent displaying state and a second liquid crystal display panel (2), such that the first liquid crystal display panel allows at least a portion of light going out of the second liquid crystal display panel to be transmitted in the transparent displaying state.
Abstract: Generally, a job management apparatus of the present embodiment which sends a print job to an image forming apparatus comprises a communication section and a controller. The communication section communicates with the image forming apparatus and a delivery apparatus configured to deliver a sheet printed by the image forming apparatus to a delivery destination. The controller calculates printing time relating to completion of execution of the print job by the image forming apparatus and first arrival time when the delivery apparatus reaches the image forming apparatus and enables the image forming apparatus to execute the print job at a timing when the image forming apparatus can complete the execution of the print job by the first arrival time.
Abstract: A liquid crystal display device (100) includes a liquid crystal display panel (1) including a first substrate (10), a second substrate (20), and a liquid crystal layer (30). The first substrate includes a first electrode (11) provided for each pixel, and a second electrode (12) for generating a lateral field across the liquid crystal layer in cooperation with the first electrode. The second substrate includes a third electrode (21) for generating a vertical field across the liquid crystal layer in cooperation with the first electrode and the second electrode. Each pixel is capable of switchably presenting a black displaying state where a vertical field is generated across the liquid crystal layer, a white displaying state where a lateral field is generated across the liquid crystal layer, and a transparent displaying state where a rear face side of the liquid crystal display panel is visible in a see-through manner with no voltage being applied to the liquid crystal layer.
Abstract: A display device (100) includes: a display panel (1) capable of being in a transparent display state where a background scene is viewable through the display panel; a panel light source (3) that irradiates the display panel with colored light of a plurality of colors in a time division manner; a rear side light source (2) placed on a rear surface side of the display panel, the rear side light source being capable of emitting colored light of a plurality of colors in a time division manner; and a control circuit that controls emission timings of the colored light from the panel light source and from the rear side light source, wherein the panel light source and the rear side light source are synchronized by the control circuit such that colored light of different colors are not emitted at a same timing.
Abstract: A system for automatic ordering of products comprises a receiver to receive stock parameters including a number of products sold till a point in time, an expiration duration for usage of products, or a number of products available in an inventory at the time. The system also includes a stock analyzer to determine a stock-out probability factor based on the number of products sold and estimated short term sales, determine a disposal probability factor based on the number of products sold, the expiration duration and estimated long term sales, ascertain a risk balance factor indicative of a ratio of the disposal probability factor to the stock-out probability factor, determine a number of products to replenish the inventory, based on the stock-out probability factor, the disposal probability factor, and the risk balance factor, and place a purchase order to a vendor for acquiring the number of products for replenishing the inventory.