Takashi 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: An image-forming apparatus includes an apparatus body and a process cartridge attachable to and detachable from the apparatus body. The apparatus body includes a sheet-feed roller and a body wall. The process cartridge includes: a photosensitive drum; a drum frame; a developing roller; a cleaner; a conveying pipe and a waste-toner container for storing waste toner removed from the photosensitive drum by the cleaner and conveyed by the conveying pipe. The waste-toner container is detachably mountable on the drum frame. The waste-toner container mounted on the drum frame is positioned opposite to the photosensitive drum with respect to the developing roller. The body wall of the apparatus body and a container wall of the waste-toner container constitute a part of a sheet-conveying guide for guiding conveyance of a sheet from the sheet-feed roller toward the photosensitive drum when the process cartridge is attached to the apparatus body.
Abstract: A processing device includes a control unit configured to perform: identifying a user when the user enters a vehicle and performing a process of guaranteeing a boarded state of the user while the user is in the vehicle; receiving information on a predetermined procedure for performing an authentication process from the user; and transmitting user information which is required for performing the predetermined procedure as information on the user of whom the boarded state in the vehicle is guaranteed to an external device that is installed at a first place for the predetermined procedure in a state in which the boarded state of the user is guaranteed.
Abstract: A composition for lithography, comprising a compound represented by following formula (1): [LxTe(OR1)y]??(1) wherein L represents a ligand other than OR1; R1 represents any one of a hydrogen atom, a substituted or unsubstituted, linear alkyl group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms or branched or cyclic alkyl group having 3 to 20 carbon atoms, a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group having 6 to 20 carbon atoms and a substituted or unsubstituted alkenyl group having 2 to 20 carbon atoms; x represents an integer of 0 to 6; y represents an integer of 0 to 6; a total of x and y represents 1 to 6; when x represents 2 or more, a plurality of L may be the same or different from each other, and when y represents 2 or more, a plurality of R1 may be the same or different from each other.
September 28, 2018
August 13, 2020
Hiroto KUDO, Masatoshi ECHIGO, Takashi SATO
Abstract: A biomedical electrode which is detachably attached to a garment and includes: an electrode coming into contact with a living body clothed in the garment to acquire a biological signal emitted by the living body; and a locked section which is conductive, is electrically connected to the electrode, is detachably locked to a locking section which is conductive and is provided in the garment, and is electrically connected to the locking section when locked to the locking section.
July 8, 2016
Date of Patent:
August 11, 2020
NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION, TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
Abstract: A bulb-type light source apparatus includes a light source and a light guide member. The light source is provided annularly. The light guide member includes an outer surface, a light-incident end surface opposing the light source, and an optical pattern portion configured to emit, from the outer surface, light that enters from the light-incident end surface.
July 31, 2015
Date of Patent:
August 11, 2020
Naoki Yotsumoto, Masashi Torimoto, Masaki Ohno, Takashi Sato
Abstract: According to the present invention, there is provided an artificial tendon-forming auxiliary instrument in which a valve cusp of a cardiac valve and a papillary muscle can be joined together with an artificial tendon through an easy procedure and the artificial tendon can be finished so as to have a desired length. According to an aspect of the present invention, an auxiliary instrument (100) is used for joining a valve cusp (210) of the cardiac valve and a papillary muscle (212) with an artificial tendon (200). A pair of end-portion support portions (20) and (21) respectively supporting the valve cusp (210) and the papillary muscle (212) is provided at both ends in a longitudinal direction. The auxiliary instrument (100) includes first and second tendon insertion ports through which the artificial tendon (200) is inserted, a tendon guide portion (30), and an instrument holding portion (40).
Abstract: This information processing method is executed by an electric light bulb light source apparatus, which includes a lighting unit, and a functional unit, the information processing method including: selecting, from any of a parent mode and a child mode, an operation mode for cooperative control with a different electric light bulb light source apparatus with respect to the functional unit, and setting the selected operation mode. In a case where the parent mode is set, the lighting unit is caused to execute a first lighting operation for the parent mode in response to a predetermined lighting control signal relating to an operation of the lighting unit, and a cooperative control signal for causing a second lighting operation for the child mode to be executed is transmitted to the different electric light bulb light source apparatus set to the child mode, the second lighting operation for the child mode being different from the first lighting operation.
Abstract: A ferrite composition includes a main component and a sub-component. The main component includes 10.0 to 38.0 mol % of a Fe compound in terms of Fe2O3, 3.0 to 11.0 mol % of a Cu compound in terms of CuO, 39.0 to 80.0 mol % (excluding 39.0 mol %) of a Zn compound in terms of ZnO, and a balance of a Ni compound. The sub-component includes 10.0 to 23.0 parts by weight of a Si compound in terms of SiO2, 0 to 3.0 parts by weight (including 0 parts by weight) of a Co compound in terms of Co3O4, and 0.1 to 3.0 parts by weight of a Bi compound in terms of Bi2O3 with respect to 100 parts by weight of the main component.
Abstract: A processing device performs: acquiring first information on one or more commodities of which purchase is to be recommended based on a travel schedule of a vehicle; identifying one or more users based on a route that the vehicle is scheduled to travel; transmitting second information for recommending purchase of the one or more commodities based on the first information to the identified user; and controlling travel of the vehicle such that a commodity is picked up and is then delivered to a user who has returned a reply of desiring purchase of the commodity when the reply has been returned from the user.
Abstract: A vehicular lamp unit includes: a substrate on which a light source is mounted; a reflector including a substrate fixing portion and a reflector main body; and a screw. The substrate includes a first through hole, into which the screw is inserted; the substrate fixing portion includes a boss portion into which the screw is screwed; the reflector main body includes a base end portion fixed to the substrate fixing portion and a reflective surface to reflect light from the light source; the substrate is fixed to the substrate fixing portion in a state in which the substrate is held between the screw and the substrate fixing portion by screwing the screw, inserted into the first through hole, into the boss portion; and the substrate fixing portion includes at least one second through hole formed between the base end portion of the reflector main body and the boss portion.
Abstract: A positive electrode includes first active material particles, second active material particles, and third active material particles, and the second active material particles include an aggregation of second primary particles. The average particle size D1 of the first active material particles, the average particle size D2 of the second active material particles, and the average particle size D3 of the third active material particles satisfy a relationship of D1>D2>D3. A first particle disintegration rate ?1 of the first active material particle and a third particle disintegration rate ?2 of the third active material particle are not more than 20%, and a second particle disintegration rate ? of the second active material particle is not less than 70%.
Abstract: In an embodiment, a multilayer ceramic capacitor 10 includes: a first external electrode 12 having a first part 12a provided on one height-direction face, and a second part 12b provided on the other height-direction face, of the capacitor body 11; and a second external electrode 13 having a first part 13a provided on one height-direction face, and a second part 13b provided on the other height-direction face, of the capacitor body 11. In addition, the reference length L1a of the first part 12a, and the reference length L1b of the second part 12b, of the first external electrode 12 satisfy the relational expression “L1a>L1b,” while the reference length L2a of the first part 13a, and the reference length L2b of the second part 13b, of the second external electrode 13 satisfy the relational expression “L2a<L2b.
October 12, 2017
Date of Patent:
July 28, 2020
TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD.
So Sato, Yoshiaki Iijima, Takashi Sasaki
Abstract: Provided is an additive for imparting low heat build-up to a rubber component, wherein the additive includes a tetrazine compound represented by general formula (1): (wherein X1 and X2 are the same or different and represent a hydrogen atom or an alkyl, alkylthio, aralkyl, aryl, arylthio, heterocyclic, or amino group; and each of these groups may have one or more substituents), or a salt thereof.
Abstract: When an electronic apparatus including a core chip and a hub controller chip is connected to an apparatus on the host side, a USB hub controller in the hub controller chip executes a process on a configuration between the USB hub controller and the apparatus on the host side and sets a limit value of power to be supplied, from a first limit value to a second limit value higher than the first limit value, and a VBUS current controller in the hub controller chip supplies the core chip with a power supply voltage generated based on a supplied power, which allows to maintain a configuration state between the apparatus on the host side and the USB hub controller at a time of starting up or at a time of class switching of the core chip and supply the core chip with the sufficient power.
Abstract: To enlarge a collapsible flap and store the collapsible flap appropriately. In an amphibious vehicle (1) in which a flap (13) which receives lift from water in water navigation is provided to be deployable and storable at a front side in a travel direction of a vehicle body (11), the flap (13) includes a lower flap (21) which is stored to come close to a front surface (11a) of the vehicle body (11) and an upper flap (22) which is stored to come close to an upper surface (11b) of the vehicle body (11), and at least one of the lower flap (21) and the upper flap (22) includes a first flap member (31) and a second flap member (32) and is configured such that a flap length (L13) in a direction orthogonal to a vehicle width direction is variable.
Abstract: A valve device includes a valve body that defines flow paths, a diaphragm provided so as to be capable of opening and closing the flow paths, an operation member provided so as to be capable of moving in opening and closing directions that open and close the flow paths by operating the diaphragm, a main actuator that applies a driving force corresponding to an operating pressure applied in the opening direction or the closing direction of the opening and closing directions with respect to the operation member, a switching mechanism capable of selectively switching a position of the operation member that regulates a degree of opening of the flow paths between a first open position and a second open position in accordance with a magnitude of the operating pressure, and regulating mechanisms capable of independently regulating the first open position and the second open position.
Abstract: The problem to be solved by the present invention is to provide a water-in-oil-type solid cosmetic which contains an ultraviolet ray absorber, can be solidified with a wax, rarely undergoes a sweating phenomenon, and has excellent sensation upon use. A water-in-oil-type solid cosmetic is capable of being solidified with a wax, the solid cosmetic contains a continuous-phase oil that contains an organic modified silicone and can form a continuous oily phase, a wax that is compatible with the continuous-phase oil, an ultraviolet ray absorber and an aqueous phase, wherein oily phase droplets each contain the ultraviolet ray absorber and aqueous phase droplets are dispersed separately in the continuous phase oil having the wax dissolved therein.
Abstract: This information processing device is provided with an editing unit and a storage unit. The editing unit performs editing on one or more controller data sets that contain control programs to be executed on a control device. The storage unit stores a sharing setting table indicative of sharing settings of the control programs included in the respective controller data sets. When the control program for a first controller data set and the control program for a second controller data set that are included in the plurality of controller data sets are set to be shared, the editing unit synchronizes the edited content for the control program for the first controller data set with the control program for the second controller data set.
Abstract: A built-in illumination apparatus according to the present technology includes: a light fixture unit; and a light source unit. The light fixture unit includes an outer contour portion to be built in a wall portion including a ceiling, and a first fitting portion. The light source unit includes a light source section, an additional functional section, and a second fitting portion, the light source section emitting light for illumination, the additional functional section having an additional function other than the illumination, the second fitting portion detachably fitting with the first fitting portion, the light source unit being disposed in the outer contour portion by the fitting.