Patents by Inventor Takayuki Sasaki

Takayuki 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).

  • Publication number: 20180131754
    Abstract: A visualization device is communicable with one or a plurality of host servers for hosting a virtual system, and includes an information acquisition unit for collecting configuration information on the virtual system and the host server, a storage unit for storing the configuration information therein, and a drawing unit for expressing a virtual machine and a virtual network configuring the virtual system with different axes based on the configuration information stored in the storage unit, expressing a connection relationship between a virtual machine and a virtual network by linking the lines extending from the respective axes, and grouping virtual machines in units of server on which the virtual machines operate thereby to generate drawing information for expressing the configuration of the virtual system and the host server.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2018
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Inventors: Yoichi HATANO, Hideyuki SHIMONISHI, Kentaro SONODA, Masayuki NAKAE, Masaya YAMAGATA, Yoichiro MORITA, Takayuki SASAKI, Takeo OHNO
  • Patent number: 9935876
    Abstract: A communication system, includes: a node that requests a processing rule for processing a packet; and a control apparatus that notifies the node of the processing rule in response to the request. The control apparatus, upon being notified of change of a connection relationship between a communication apparatus to which a packet is addressed and the node, determines a forwarding path for a packet addressed to the communication apparatus and notifies the node of a processing rule for realizing the forwarding path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kentaro Sonoda, Hideyuki Shimonishi, Toshio Koide, Yoichi Hatano, Masayuki Nakae, Masaya Yamagata, Yoichiro Morita, Takayuki Sasaki, Yuki Ashino, Takeo Ohno
  • Patent number: 9882962
    Abstract: A visualization device is communicable with one or a plurality of host servers for hosting a virtual system, and includes an information acquisition unit for collecting configuration information on the virtual system and the host server, a storage unit for storing the configuration information therein, and a drawing unit for expressing a virtual machine and a virtual network configuring the virtual system with different axes based on the configuration information stored in the storage unit, expressing a connection relationship between a virtual machine and a virtual network by linking the lines extending from the respective axes, and grouping virtual machines in units of server on which the virtual machines operate thereby to generate drawing information for expressing the configuration of the virtual system and the host server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoichi Hatano, Hideyuki Shimonishi, Kentaro Sonoda, Masayuki Nakae, Masaya Yamagata, Yoichiro Morita, Takayuki Sasaki, Takeo Ohno
  • Publication number: 20170353710
    Abstract: A photographing device includes a first image sensor, a first filter area, a second image sensor, a first distance calculating unit, and a second distance calculating unit. The first image sensor includes a first sensor receiving light of a first wavelength band and outputting a target image, and a second sensor receiving light of a second wavelength band and outputting a reference image. The first filter area transmits a first light of a third wavelength band, which includes at least part of the first wavelength band, the first light being a part of light incident on the first image sensor. The second image sensor outputs a first image. The first distance calculating unit calculates a first distance to an object captured in the target image and the reference image. The second distance calculating unit calculates a second distance to an object captured in the reference image and the first image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Takayuki SASAKI, Yusuke MORIUCHI, Nao MISHIMA
  • Patent number: 9755918
    Abstract: A communication terminal comprises: first means that communicates with a network system that includes a forwarding apparatus forwarding a packet and a control apparatus informing the forwarding apparatus of a processing rule prescribing a packet processing method; second means that determines a processing operation to be executed by the network system from among packet processing operations to be executed by the communication terminal; and third means that informs the forwarding apparatus of a processing rule corresponding to the determined packet processing operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Kentaro Sonoda, Yasuhiro Mizukoshi, Hideyuki Shimonishi, Yoichi Hatano, Masayuki Nakae, Masaya Yamagata, Yoichiro Morita, Takayuki Sasaki
  • Patent number: 9730968
    Abstract: [Object] To provide a gene transfer carrier that specifically accumulates only at a disease site even with systemic administration, has a high protein expression rate, and disappears from the disease site accompanying a cure, and a method for the treatment of an ischemic disease using same. [Solution means] The above-mentioned object has been accomplished by providing a gene transfer carrier formed from an anaerobic bacterium that can grow specifically at the site of an ischemic disease and can express at least one type of protein that is useful for the diagnosis or treatment of an ischemic disease, a pharmaceutical composition containing the gene transfer carrier, and a treatment method for an ischemic disease utilizing same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: Anaeropharma Science, Inc.
    Inventors: Yuko Wada, Yuko Shimatani-Shibata, Hitomi Shimizu-Matsuhashi, Takayuki Sasaki, Hiromi Yonekura
  • Publication number: 20170230587
    Abstract: An image stitching method for use in an image processing apparatus is provided. The method includes the steps of: receiving a first video file and a second video file from an image capturing unit, wherein the first video file includes at least one first image and a first audio track, and the second video file includes at least one second image and a second audio track; calculating delay time between a first acoustic feature of the first audio track and a second acoustic feature of the second audio track to synchronize the first image and the second image; converting the first image and the second image into a first adjusted image and a second adjusted image; and performing an image stitching process on the first adjusted image and the second adjusted image to generate a stitched image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2017
    Publication date: August 10, 2017
    Inventors: Kunihiko Kanai, Takayuki Sasaki, Hiroaki Furuya, Takenori Akimoto, Gakuji Horigome
  • Patent number: 9676897
    Abstract: To suppress deterioration of mechanical properties of a foam, by using a polyol system solution stored. A polyol system solution is prepared by using a polyether polyol (A1) having a hydroxy value of from 5 to 45 mgKOH/g and an average number of hydroxy groups of from 2 to 8, obtainable by subjecting an alkylene oxide to ring-opening addition polymerization to an initiator, in the presence of a double metal cyanide complex catalyst, to obtain an intermediate polyol; and subjecting ethylene oxide to a ring-opening addition polymerization in an amount of from 1 to 23 mol per 1 mol of the initiator to the intermediate polyol, in the presence of an alkali metal hydroxide as a polymerization catalyst, and a flexible polyurethane foam is produced by using the polyol system solution.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2017
    Assignee: Asahi Glass Company, Limited
    Inventors: Takayuki Sasaki, Takashi Ito, Akio Horie, Chitoshi Suzuki, Takeaki Arai, Masahito Furumi
  • Publication number: 20170161120
    Abstract: This invention provides an information processing system for controlling, in the management of network resources, with a desired accuracy and at a lower cost, whether to perform operations for the network resources. The information processing system comprises a means that performs a determination as to whether to execute an Application Programming (API) called up by an operating subject and used for controlling the network resources, said determination being performed on the basis of a correspondence among the operating subject, a tenant that is a set consisting of the network resources for which the operating subject has been permitted to perform operations, and the API for which the execution by the operating subject has been permitted. This means then controls the execution of the API on the basis of a result of the determination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2015
    Publication date: June 8, 2017
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Takayuki SASAKI, Takeo HAYASHI, Kentaro SONODA, Yoichi HATANO, Toshiki WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20170034166
    Abstract: A network management apparatus that connects to a terminal by way of a communication apparatus, includes: a legitimate information generation unit configured to generate legitimate identification information that is identification information to identify the terminal on a network that the network management apparatus manages, the legitimate identification information being managed as legitimate information by the network management apparatus; a fake information generation unit configured to generate fake identification information that is different from the legitimate identification information and that cannot be used as it is for communication with another terminal; a management unit configured to manage the legitimate identification information and the fake identification information in association with each other; and a registration unit configured to register the fake identification information to the terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2015
    Publication date: February 2, 2017
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Kentaro SONODA, Takayuki SASAKI, Yoichi HATANO, Toshiki WATANABE, Takeo HAYASHI
  • Patent number: 9534616
    Abstract: A system for determining an estimated output from a variable displacement hydraulic pump includes a prime mover, a torque sensor, a pressure sensor, and a displacement sensor. A controller is configured to determine the output torque from the prime mover, determine an input torque to the variable displacement hydraulic pump based upon the output torque, determine an output from one of the pressure sensor and the displacement sensor based upon the signals. The controller is further configured to determine a failure of another of the pressure sensor and the displacement sensor and determine an estimated output from the another of the pressure sensor and the displacement sensor based upon the input torque to the variable displacement hydraulic pump and the output from the one of the pressure sensor and the displacement sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Assignee: Caterpillar Inc.
    Inventors: Santosh Ancha, Aleksandar Egelja, Hongliu Du, Takayuki Sasaki
  • Patent number: 9518838
    Abstract: The slave is used in an energy management system for collecting meter-reading data from an energy meter for measuring an amount of electric energy supplied from a power source to a predetermined place through a distribution line. The slave includes: a first interface unit configured to communicate with an upper device; a second interface unit configured to communicate with an electric appliance installed in the predetermined place; and a third interface unit configured to perform first wireless communication using an electric wave with a communication terminal. One of the first interface unit and the second interface unit is a wired communication unit configured to perform power line communication using the distribution line, and the other of the first interface unit and the second interface unit is a wireless communication unit configured to perform second wireless communication using an electric wave.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2016
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinji Yamamoto, Masaki Koyama, Takayuki Sasaki, Tomoaki Mizuta, Tomohide Furuya, Kenji Kuniyoshi
  • Patent number: 9461819
    Abstract: A project managing unit 11 authenticates users of virtual machines 24-1 to 24-N and specifies a project to which the users belong. A key managing unit 12 distributes an encryption key, which is assigned in advance to the project specified by the project managing unit 11, to encryption processing units 232-1 to 232-N of virtualizing units 23-1 to 23-N. Input/output monitoring units 231-1 to 231-N of the virtualizing units 23-1 to 23-N receive input/output data generated between the virtual machines 24-1 to 24-N and devices 22-1 to 22-N, and deliver the data to the encryption processing units 232-1 to 232-N. The encryption processing units 232-1 to 232-N encrypt output (write) data and decrypt input (read) data by using the distributed encryption key.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masayuki Nakae, Takayuki Sasaki
  • Patent number: 9450863
    Abstract: A route request mediation apparatus comprises a resource management unit that manages a resource of a network to be managed; a request receiving unit that receives a route request with an added service level condition from a user or another route request mediation apparatus; a negotiation status management unit that forwards the route request to a destination specified by the route request, and manages a negotiation status based on a response from the destination; an acceptance assessment unit that assesses whether or not to accept the route request by referring to the negotiation status managed by the negotiation status management unit and to the resource management unit; and a response sending unit that responds with an assessment result that indicates whether or not the route request is accepted to the request source of the route request.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masayuki Nakae, Masaya Yamagata, Takayuki Sasaki, Yoichiro Morita, Hideyuki Shimonishi, Kentaro Sonoda, Yoichi Hatano
  • Patent number: 9419910
    Abstract: A communication system includes: a forwarding node(s) in which a first packet handling operation(s) for processing incoming packets is set and which processes packets in accordance with the packet handling operation(s); a first control apparatus setting the first packet handling operation(s) in the forwarding node(s); a flow control node(s) arranged upstream of the forwarding node(s); and a second control apparatus setting a second packet handling operation(s) in the flow control node(s). The flow control node(s) intercepts forwarding of packets that do not satisfy a predetermined condition(s) to the forwarding node(s) in accordance with the second packet handling operation(s).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaya Yamagata, Hideyuki Shimonishi, Kentaro Sonoda, Yoichi Hatano, Masayuki Nakae, Yoichiro Morita, Takayuki Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20160234848
    Abstract: A communication system includes: a control apparatus setting control information in a forwarding node(s); a forwarding node(s); and an access control apparatus. The forwarding node(s) forwards packets by using first control information set by the control apparatus and second control information for forwarding packets that do not match a matching condition(s) in the first control information set by the control apparatus from a predetermined port of the forwarding node(s). The access control apparatus includes a determination unit determining whether to generate control information for the packets forwarded from the predetermined port of the forwarding node(s) and requesting the control apparatus to generate control information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2016
    Publication date: August 11, 2016
    Inventors: MASAYA YAMAGATA, YOICHIRO MORITA, TAKAYUKI SASAKI, MASAYUKI NAKAE, KENTARO SONODA, YOICHI HATANO, HIDEYUKI SHIMONISHI
  • Publication number: 20160208831
    Abstract: A system for determining an estimated output from a variable displacement hydraulic pump includes a prime mover, a torque sensor, a pressure sensor, and a displacement sensor. A controller is configured to determine the output torque from the prime mover, determine an input torque to the variable displacement hydraulic pump based upon the output torque, determine an output from one of the pressure sensor and the displacement sensor based upon the signals. The controller is further configured to determine a failure of another of the pressure sensor and the displacement sensor and determine an estimated output from the another of the pressure sensor and the displacement sensor based upon the input torque to the variable displacement hydraulic pump and the output from the one of the pressure sensor and the displacement sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2015
    Publication date: July 21, 2016
    Applicant: CATERPILLAR INC.
    Inventors: Santosh ANCHA, Aleksandar EGELJA, Hongliu DU, Takayuki SASAKI
  • Publication number: 20160205099
    Abstract: A control execution apparatus is provided with a communication unit that makes an inquiry concerning a packet processing method with respect to a predetermined control instruction apparatus, and a packet processing unit that processes packets based on an instruction from the control instruction apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2014
    Publication date: July 14, 2016
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Remi NUMAJIRI, Takayuki SASAKI, Yoichiro MORITA, Hideyuki SHIMONISHI, Kentaro SONODA, Yoichi HATANO
  • Patent number: 9386039
    Abstract: Provided is a system which distributes a processing load of security measures and enforce a security policy to be applicable to a large system. Policy information indicating a security measure to be executed on user information transmitted from a client to a server is stored in a policy storing section. Measure arrangement information indicating the security measure executable in each of a plurality of policy enforcement sections is stored in a measure-arrangement storing section. One or more of the policy enforcement sections are selected on the basis of the policy information and the measure arrangement information. Each of the one or more policy enforcement sections executes the security measure on the user information and outputs, on the basis of a selection result, the user information to the other policy enforcement sections among the one or more policy enforcement sections or to the server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2016
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Takayuki Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20160182510
    Abstract: A apparatus management system includes: a forwarding node(s) that supplies identification information that uniquely identifies an individual terminal to a terminal management apparatus that manages the identification information; and the terminal management apparatus that discloses the identification information about a terminal to a corresponding user, requests the user to register himself/herself as a user of the terminal from a second terminal different from the terminal, and holds associates the terminal in association with the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2014
    Publication date: June 23, 2016
    Inventors: Kentaro SONODA, Hideyuki SHIMONISHI, Yoichi HATANO, Takayuki SASAKI