Patents by Inventor Takahiro Watanabe

Takahiro Watanabe 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: 20230288439
    Abstract: There is provided an electrolyte analyzer that can appropriately replace consumable items while more exerting analysis processing performances than a conventional electrolyte analyzer does. An electrolyte analyzer includes a plurality of analysis chambers 50 having ISE electrodes 1 configured to measure the concentration of the electrolyte of a sample and a controller 29 configured to control operations in the electrolyte analyzer 100 including the analysis chambers 50. The ISE electrodes 1 of the plurality of analysis chambers 50 analyze the same analysis items. The controller 29 selects an analysis chamber 50 used for measurement from the plurality of analysis chambers 50 corresponding to the remaining measurable numbers of a plurality of ISE electrodes 1 and measurement request status.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2021
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Inventors: Takushi MIYAKAWA, Ryota WATANABE, Yuichi IWASE, Takahiro KUMAGAI, Masafumi MIYAKE
  • Publication number: 20230290301
    Abstract: A novel display device where a light-emitting element is turned on by a triangle wave is provided. One embodiment of the present invention is a method for driving a display device including a first pixel, a second pixel, a first wiring, a second wiring, and a third wiring. The first wiring is electrically connected to the first pixel and the second pixel. The second wiring and the third wiring are electrically connected to the first pixel and the second pixel, respectively. At a first time, the first pixel reaches the maximum luminance corresponding to first display data and the second pixel reaches the maximum luminance corresponding to second display data. The first pixel and the second pixel are initialized at a second time different from the first time by input of a reset signal to the first wiring to stop light emission.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2023
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Applicant: SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazunori WATANABE, Kei TAKAHASHI, Koji KUSUNOKI, Takahiro FUKUTOME
  • Publication number: 20230284969
    Abstract: A stage of sleep is easily estimated. A sleep estimation device includes a first acquisition unit configured to acquire blood flow data, a generation unit configured to generate a frequency spectrum of the blood flow data by performing frequency analysis processing on the blood flow data, and a first determination unit configured to determine a stage of sleep of a subject based on the frequency spectrum.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2021
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Inventors: Takashi ABE, Zhiwei FAN, Takahiro WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20230290160
    Abstract: A stop line detection apparatus recognizes a boundary line of a lane on which the host vehicle travels, and detect a stop line at an intersection in front of the host vehicle. The apparatus sets an intersection area corresponding to the intersection in the road on which the host vehicle travels on the basis of a captured image by a front camera of the host vehicle, detects a crosswalk in the intersection area, a stop line search area setting unit configured to set a stop line search area extending from the crosswalk toward a front side in the lane on which the host vehicle travels, and performs stop line detection in the stop line search area. A depth of the stop line search area in an extending direction of a traveling lane is smaller than twice a depth of the crosswalk.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2023
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Applicants: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Makoto Kawaharada, Akihiro Watanabe, Hiroaki Shimizu, Ichiro Matsuyama, Masaki Kishimoto, Masamichi Ohsugi, Masateru Udate, Satoshi Takeyasu, Takahiro Doi, Takashi Morimoto
  • Publication number: 20230273015
    Abstract: A three-dimensional measurement device includes a plurality of light source units configured to irradiate the object to be measured with measurement light having predetermined patterns, an image capture unit configured to capture an image of the object to be measured which is irradiated with the measurement light, and a measurement unit configured to measure a three-dimensional shape of the object to be measured based on results of image capture performed by the image capture unit. The predetermined patterns of the measurement light include stripe patterns, respectively. The stripe patterns radiated from the plurality of light source units have respective patterns different from each other. The plurality of light source units are arrayed in a direction parallel to stripes in the stripe patterns. The measurement unit measures the three-dimensional shape of the object to be measured based on a three-dimensional shape measurement method using the stripe pattern.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2023
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Kazuyoshi HIROSE, Hiroki KAMEI, Takahiro SUGIYAMA, Akiyoshi WATANABE, Seiichiro MIZUNO
  • Publication number: 20230274768
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a reproduction data reception unit configured to receive first reproduction data and control information regarding the first reproduction data, a first buffer memory configured to store the received first reproduction data and control information, a synchronization information management unit configured to receive synchronization information from another reproduction apparatus that reproduces second reproduction data in synchronization with the first reproduction data, a reproduction data management unit configured to duplicate or discard the first reproduction data stored in the first buffer memory, and a reproduction processing unit configured to reproduce the first reproduction data on the basis of the received synchronization information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2021
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Inventors: SHIRO SUZUKI, SHUICHIRO NISHIGORI, HIROFUMI TAKEDA, RYUJI TOKUNAGA, TAKAFUMI HATTORI, TAKAHIRO WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20230257300
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing an optical fiber includes applying a first resin composition, forming a primary resin layer, applying a second resin composition, and forming a secondary resin layer. An ultraviolet LED used a light source in the forming the primary resin layer and the forming the secondary resin layer. In the forming the primary resin layer, an effective power consumption represented by formula (1) is 0.056 kWs or more and 0.230 kWs or less, ? n = 1 N Bn · ? ? n · tn ( 1 ) where N is a number of light sources, Bn [kW] is a rated power of an n-th light source, ?n is a predetermined rate of power of the n-th light source, and tn [s] is an irradiation time of the n-th light source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2023
    Publication date: August 17, 2023
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yudai WATANABE, Takahiro NOMURA, Kazuyuki SOHMA
  • Publication number: 20230254535
    Abstract: To reduce uncomfortableness in the transmission of sensory stimulation information, the uncomfortableness being caused by different recording and reproducing environments. An information processing device according to the present technique includes: a positional-relationship-information acquisition unit that acquires information on a first positional relationship between a recording device and a recording subject, the recording device performing recording in a recording environment for recording sensory stimulation information transmitted from the recording subject, and information on a second positional relationship between the recording subject and a user in the reproduction environment of the recorded sensory stimulation information; and a correction unit that corrects the output signals of reproducing devices for the reproduction of the sensory stimulation information on the basis of the information on the first positional relationship and the information on the second positional relationship.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2021
    Publication date: August 10, 2023
    Inventors: TAKAHIRO WATANABE, SHUICHIRO NISHIGORI, HIROFUMI TAKEDA, SHIRO SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20230254726
    Abstract: In communication between a moving body and an external device, one of a plurality of communication modes is selected, and transmission target data are transmitted from the moving body to the external device based on the selected communication mode. The plurality of communication modes include: a line selection mode that selects one of communication lines available to the moving body and transmits the transmission target data by using the selected one communication line; and a redundant transmission mode that transmits same packets of the transmission target data in parallel by concurrently using multiple communication lines available to the moving body. In the mode selection process, whether reliable communication is necessary is determined based on an environment in which the moving body is placed. The redundant transmission mode is selected when the reliable communication is necessary, while the line selection mode is selected when the reliable communication is not necessary.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2023
    Publication date: August 10, 2023
    Applicant: Woven Planet Holdings, Inc.
    Inventors: Toshinobu Watanabe, Takahiro Ito, Ryokichi Onishi
  • Publication number: 20230203116
    Abstract: An object is to provide a peptide gelling agent which gels under physiological conditions and which has a relatively short chain length, and a sustained-release gel based on it. Provided is a hydrogelling self-assembling peptide comprising one or two core peptides consisting of an amino acid sequence represented by the following formula: Xaa-Yaa-Zaa-Yaa-Xaa-Yaa-Zaa-Yaa-Xaa, wherein Xaa is independently Ile or Met, Yaa is independently Asp, Glu, Lys, or Arg, and Zaa is independently Ala or Gly, and wherein the full length of the amino acid sequence constituting said self-assembling peptide is 25 amino acids or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2021
    Publication date: June 29, 2023
    Applicants: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION TOKYO MEDICAL AND DENTAL UNIVERSITY, KANAGAWA INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Takahiro MURAOKA, Atsuya YAGUCHI, Itsuki AJIOKA, Go WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20230190121
    Abstract: A measurement device includes a light emitting element configured to irradiate a blood vessel of a subject with light, a light receiving element configured to output an optical signal from the subject as an electric signal, and a controller electrically connected to the light receiving element. The controller estimates a heart rate of the subject on the basis of a part of a plurality of frequency components included in output of the light receiving element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2021
    Publication date: June 22, 2023
    Inventor: Takahiro WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20230192989
    Abstract: A decrease in molecular weight in molding of a polyamide is suppressed. A polyamide resin composition of the present invention includes: a polyamide having a structural unit containing an alkylene group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms and an amide bond; and a compound having a cyclic structure in which first nitrogen and second nitrogen of a carbodiimide group are bonded by a bonding group. A molded polyamide resin article is produced by molding of the polyamide resin composition through heat pressurization.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2021
    Publication date: June 22, 2023
    Applicant: Kureha Corporation
    Inventors: Haruki MOKUDAI, Takahiro WATANABE, Yoshinori SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20230198066
    Abstract: A battery pack comprises a battery and a flexible printed circuit board (FPC) utilized to detect a voltage and a temperature of the battery. The FPC comprises a substrate having a front surface and a back surface, a thermistor which detects a temperature of the battery, temperature detection lines and voltage detection lines. The temperature detection lines are electrically connected to a thermistor and arranged between the back surface and the battery. The voltage detection lines are arranged on the front surface so as to overlap the temperature detection lines in a case that the FPC is observed in a plane view in a transmissive manner from a back surface to a front surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2023
    Publication date: June 22, 2023
    Applicant: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahiro MURAKAMI, Hironobu Kawashima, Hiromi Adachi, Takeshi Honda, Ryo Yamakawa, Hidemitsu Watanabe, Masahiro Sakakibara
  • Patent number: 11667754
    Abstract: A tetracarboxylic dianhydride includes: at least one acid dianhydride (A) selected from the group consisting of compounds each having an endo/exo type three-dimensional structure represented by a particular general formula and their enantiomeric compounds each having an exo/endo type three-dimensional structure; and/or an acid dianhydride (B) having an endo/endo type three-dimensional structure represented by a particular general formula, wherein a content of the acid dianhydride (B) in a total amount of the acid dianhydrides (A) and (B) is 30 to 100% by mole in a mole ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2023
    Assignee: ENEOS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Matsuo, Daisuke Watanabe, Takahiro Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20230145547
    Abstract: An object is to reduce the amount of data to be transmitted while ensuring tactile reproducibility. A decoding device according to the present technology includes: a first decoding unit that decodes first encoded data obtained by encoding a first signal section with a first bit rate, the first signal section being a part of a touch signal section which is a signal section indicating a touch state with an object in a tactile signal, the first signal section being a signal section including a boundary between the touch state and a non-touch state with the object; and a second decoding unit that decodes second encoded data obtained by encoding a second signal section with a bit rate lower than the first bit rate, the second signal section being a signal section except for the first signal section in the touch signal section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2021
    Publication date: May 11, 2023
    Applicant: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hirofumi TAKEDA, Shuichiro NISHIGORI, Shiro SUZUKI, Takahiro WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20230131395
    Abstract: A decoder according to the present technology includes a first decoding unit configured to, for encoded data obtained by encoding a tactile signal, decode a first band signal being a signal of a first frequency band in the tactile signal, the encoded data including data obtained by encoding the first band signal and tactile strength information indicative of a tactile strength for a second frequency band different from the first frequency band in the tactile signal, a second decoding unit configured to decode a second band signal being a signal of the second frequency band in the tactile signal on the basis of the tactile strength information in the encoded data, and a synthesis unit configured to synthesize the first band signal decoded by the first decoding unit and the second band signal decoded by the second decoding unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2021
    Publication date: April 27, 2023
    Inventors: SHUICHIRO NISHIGORI, HIROFUMI TAKEDA, TAKAHIRO WATANABE, SHIRO SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20230122545
    Abstract: As a bit stream generation method for generating a bit stream of transmission data in which a plurality of signals including at least a tactile signal is multiplexed, a signal transmission unrequired section of the tactile signal is determined and, in a case where the signal transmission unrequired section exists, the bit stream in which additional information other than the tactile signal is inserted into the signal transmission unrequired section is generated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2021
    Publication date: April 20, 2023
    Inventors: SHUICHIRO NISHIGORI, HIROFUMI TAKEDA, TAKAHIRO WATANABE, SHIRO SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 11594113
    Abstract: Provided is a decoding device including a decoding unit configured to decode encoded data in which a differential signal that includes a differential between a tactile signal and a reference signal has been encoded, and a signal addition unit configured to add the reference signal and the differential signal. In addition, provided is a decoding method by a processor, the decoding method including decoding encoded data in which a differential signal that includes a differential between a tactile signal and a reference signal has been encoded, and adding the reference signal and the differential signal that has been decoded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Shuichiro Nishigori, Ikuo Yamano, Shiro Suzuki, Hirofumi Takeda, Takahiro Watanabe
  • Patent number: 11576587
    Abstract: An electronic device according to an embodiment includes a speaker capable of outputting a sound wave, a sensor capable of acquiring an optical signal related to blood flow at a measured part of a user, and a controller configured to measure blood flow information of the measured part based on the optical signal. The controller estimates a sleep state of the user based on the blood flow information and controls, based on the sleep state, a sound wave outputted from the speaker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2023
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventor: Takahiro Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20230007434
    Abstract: A control apparatus according to an embodiment of the present technology includes an audio control section and a vibration control section. The audio control section generates audio control signals of a plurality of channels with audio signals of the plurality of channels as input signals, the audio signals each including a first audio component and a second audio component different from the first audio component. The vibration control section generates a vibration control signal for vibration presentation by taking a difference between audio signals of two channels among the plurality of channels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2020
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Shuichiro Nishigori, Hirofumi Takeda, Shiro Suzuki, Takahiro Watanabe