Patents by Inventor Takeshi Sato

Takeshi 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).

  • Patent number: 10896338
    Abstract: A control system comprising a reference image setting part setting a reference image of the face of the driver based on the image captured by the driver monitor camera, a monitoring part monitoring a condition of the driver based on the image captured by the driver monitor camera and the reference image, a first judging part judging if the face of the driver can no longer be recognized when monitoring the condition of the driver, a second judging part judging if the driver has been changed when the face of the driver can no longer be recognized, and a reference image resetting part resetting the reference image of the face of the driver based on the image captured by the driver monitor camera when it is judged that the driver has been changed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takeshi Matsumura, Jun Sato, Kenichiroh Hara, Junya Kasugai, Koichiro Yamauchi, Kazuhiro Tomosue
  • Patent number: 10894305
    Abstract: A dresser includes: a mount component; and a cutting edge component inserted in the mount component at a base end portion side, wherein the portion of the cutting edge component inserted in the mount component has one or more portions in each of which an area of a cross section is increased from the front end portion side toward the base end portion side in the insertion direction, and a ratio L1/M1 of a length L1 and a maximum value M1 is more than or equal to 2.1, where L1 represents a length of the portion of the cutting edge component inserted in the mount component and M1 represents a maximum value of a diameter of a circle having an area equal to the area of the cross section of the portion of the cutting edge component inserted in the mount component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC HARDMETAL CORP.
    Inventors: Takeshi Sato, Tadashi Yamaguchi, Shinichiro Yurugi
  • Publication number: 20210012043
    Abstract: In the design of a mechanical component for a mechanical device driven by a feedback controlled electric motor, the user is enabled to easily know how the properties of mechanical component affect the generation of abnormal vibrations of the mechanical device. In a design assist apparatus (1), the processor (11) is configured to set a plurality of parameters of a mathematical model of an analysis target component selected from one or more mechanical components (24, 56, 58) forming the mechanical device, compute a pole of a transfer function of the mechanical device associated with one or more vibration modes of the mechanical device according to the parameters, and create a stability determination diagram including an isoline of a real part of the pole of the transfer function.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: Ryuta Sato, Atsushi Nagao, Takeshi Hashimoto, Taichi Sasaki
  • Patent number: 10891464
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus 1 includes an image acquisition unit 51 and an image processing unit 53. The image acquisition unit 51 acquires a face image. The image processing unit 53 acquires a face image which has been acquired by the acquisition unit 51 and has been adjusted by at least one type of adjustment and synthesizes a plurality of face images including the adjusted face image, using map data in which a predetermined region of a face has been set as a transparent region on the basis of a three-dimensional shape of the face.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Takeshi Sato
  • Publication number: 20210001341
    Abstract: Provided is a safety cabinet that reduces a temperature change between a storage environment temperature and a temperature in the safety cabinet to reduce damage to cultured microorganisms, cultured cells, or the like. The safety cabinet that includes a front panel and an operation opening in front of an operation space and an operation stage below the operation space and supplies purified air into the operation space from above, in which the operation stage is provided with a temperature-regulatable portion of which a temperature is regulatable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2018
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Kenichi SOUMA, Hirotoshi SATO, Takeshi KANEKO
  • Publication number: 20210000308
    Abstract: A toilet seat includes: a bottom plate including an engaging part; a top plate including a sidewall part provided on the bottom plate and a seating part supported by the sidewall part; and a bonding member having an exposed surface exposed externally. The engaging part is provided at a position opposing the sidewall part and has a recessed shape recessed downward. The sidewall part includes a sidewall base, a first hanging part extending downward from the sidewall base and engaging the engaging part, and a second hanging part provided to be separated from the first hanging part at the sidewall base to provide a recess recessed upward between the first hanging part and the second hanging part, the second hanging part being disposed at a position not overlapping the bottom plate. A side surface of the engaging part faces away and also extends away from the second hanging part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Takeshi HAYASHIDA, Nobuhiko UMEDA, Shuhei NISHIYAMA, Takeshi INADA, Minoru SATO
  • Publication number: 20210002148
    Abstract: A water treatment apparatus including: a forward osmosis device configured to allow a diluted draw solution to flow out and to discharge a water-containing solution; a heater configured to heat the diluted draw solution; a water separator configured to separate the diluted draw solution heated by the heater into a water-rich solution and the draw solution having water content lower than that of the water-rich solution; a cooler configured to cool a liquid and allow the liquid to flow out as a coolant; an inflow side heat exchanger configured to perform heat exchange between the coolant flowed out from the cooler and the draw solution flowed out from the water separator; and an outflow side heat exchanger configured to perform heat exchange between the diluted draw solution flowed out from the forward osmosis device and the water-rich solution flowed out from the water separator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Yuya SATO, Takeshi TSUJI, Koji FUCHIGAMI, Keiji TOMURA, Shigeki FUJIWARA, Makoto KUNUGI, Eri WATANABE, Aya OSATO
  • Patent number: 10885616
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus 1 includes an image acquisition unit 51, an image processing unit 53, a mask image creation processing unit 54, and a processed image creation processing unit 55. The image acquisition unit 51 acquires a face image. The image processing unit 53 adjusts the brightness of the face image acquired by the image acquisition unit 51. The image processing unit 53 combines the face image acquired by the image acquisition unit 51 with the processed face image, using map data in which a predetermined region of a face is set as a transparent region on the basis of the reflection state of light emitted to the face.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Takeshi Sato
  • Patent number: 10874267
    Abstract: A toilet seat includes a bottom plate including a first main part including a first opening, a pair of first hinge parts provided on both side ends of a first back end portion of the first main part, a top plate provided on the bottom plate, the top plate including a second main part including a second opening opposing the first opening and a pair of second hinge parts provided on both side ends of a second back end portion of the second main part, a first bonding member bonding an outer perimeter side of the bottom plate and the top plate, and a second bonding member bonding an inner perimeter side of the bottom plate and the top plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: TOTO LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi Inada, Takeshi Hayashida, Nobuhiko Umeda, Shuhei Nishiyama, Minoru Sato
  • Patent number: 10873063
    Abstract: The present invention is conceived in such a way as to prevent any damage to the battery management unit even if the solution leaks out of the cell, providing the battery with high safety. The battery according to the present invention is characterized by being provided with a cell, a battery management unit for managing the cell, a protection case holding the battery management unit, and a housing containing the cell and the protection case, wherein the protection case inside is hermetically sealed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: ELIIY POWER CO., LTD
    Inventors: Hideyuki Sugiyama, Hiroshi Sato, Takeshi Sawada, Kazutoshi Miyauchi
  • Patent number: 10874012
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a clean air device that can reduce the risk of contamination due to static electricity. Provided is a biosafety cabinet or a clean air device that connects a biosafety cabinet and a clean booth, wherein a static eliminator (ionizer) that generates a corona discharge by way of concentrating an electric field on a needle-shaped discharge electrode and eliminates static with ionized air is disposed directly above an air flow branching point where air supplied to a work space branches to the front face and to rear face inside the biosafety cabinet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: Hitachi Industrial Equipment Systems Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takeshi Kaneko, Hirotoshi Sato
  • Publication number: 20200393147
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a safety cabinet capable of controlling the purity during usage. In order to realize the object, the safety cabinet is configured to include an operation space including an operation stage; a front panel formed in a front surface of the operation space; an operation opening provided in a lower portion of the front panel; a suction port that is provided in the vicinity of the operation opening on a front side of the operation stage to lead downward; an air circulation path through which air suctioned from the suction port flows along a lower portion, a back surface, and an upper portion of the operation space; a particle counter; an operation space-air intake port provided in the operation space to take air into the particle counter; and an introduction pipe that introduces the air into the particle counter from the operation space-air intake port.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2019
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Takeshi KANEKO, Hirotoshi SATO, Masashi TAKASAWA
  • Publication number: 20200392600
    Abstract: A high-carbon cold rolled steel sheet having a specified chemical composition, and a method for manufacturing the same. The method includes forming a hot rolled steel sheet, performing cooling at an average cooling rate of 30° C./s or more and 70° C./s or less through a temperature range of a finish rolling end temperature to 660° C., coiling a hot rolled steel sheet at a temperature of 500° C. or more and 660° C. or less, and, optionally, pickling the coiled hot rolled steel sheet, and then performing a first box-annealing of holding at an annealing temperature in a temperature range of 650 to 720° C., then performing cold rolling at a rolling reduction ratio of 20 to 50%, and then performing a second box-annealing of holding at an annealing temperature in a temperature range of 650 to 720° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicant: JFE STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuka MIYAMOTO, Yoichiro MATSUI, Shogo SATO, Takeshi YOKOTA
  • Publication number: 20200391316
    Abstract: A method for producing a built-up object, includes: producing maps beforehand, the maps indicating bead heights BH and bead widths BW corresponding to a base-surface inclination angle ? and a track inclination angle ?, in which the base-surface inclination angle is an angle between a base surface on which the weld beads are to be formed and a vertical direction, and the track inclination angle is an angle between a track direction of the torch and a vertical direction on the base surface; selecting a bead height BH0 and a bead width BW0 from the maps correspondingly to the base-surface inclination angle ? and the track inclination angle ? in forming a weld bead on the base surface; and forming the weld bead based on the selected bead height BH0 and bead width BW0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA KOBE SEIKO SHO (KOBE STEEL, LTD.)
    Inventors: Takemasa YAMASAKI, Shinji SATO, Takeshi YAMADA, Tatsuya FUJII
  • Publication number: 20200391283
    Abstract: A mold device is capable of producing a member formed from aluminum, and includes a mold and a molten metal supply part. The mold is capable of forming a cavity into which molten aluminum is charged. The mold has a base part formed from iron and a surface layer part. The surface layer part is provided on the cavity side of the base part and contains 20 weight % or more of chromium. A dichromium trioxide film is formable on a surface of the cavity side of the surface layer part. The molten metal supply part is capable of supplying molten aluminum into the cavity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Hidenori IIMI, Tsuyoshi ARAI, Atsuya SATO, Naoki HIRAIWA, Shinji TAKAGI, Takeshi KUSANO
  • Patent number: 10868894
    Abstract: An electronic device including circuitry configured to perform control in a manner that a Physical Layer Convergence Protocol (PLCP) header format is selected from a plurality of PLCP header formats; and append the selected PLCP header to a physical layer packet for transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeshi Itagaki, Tomoya Yamaura, Kazuyuki Sakoda, Masanori Sato
  • Publication number: 20200388354
    Abstract: An objective of the present invention is to provide a document creation assistance server and document creation assistance method which are capable of efficiently acquiring information necessary to write a specification or other such documents, and of generating a document from the acquired information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroshi NARA, Junya SHIRAI, Tatsuki KOIKE, Kenjiro SATO, Takaharu HIRAYAMA, Hiromi FUKUDA, Tsutomu MORITA, Hiromasa ISHIHARA, Kazue SUZUKI, Hiroki SAKAMOTO, Fumiaki KIKUCHI, Kenta TAMAKI, Toru TANOUE, Yuichi HORITA, Takeshi UEDA
  • Publication number: 20200382624
    Abstract: An electronic device including circuitry configured to perform control in a manner that a Physical Layer Convergence Protocol (PLCP) header format is selected from a plurality of PLCP header formats; and append the selected PLCP header to a physical layer packet for transmission.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi ITAGAKI, Tomoya YAMAURA, Kazuyuki SAKODA, Masanori SATO
  • Publication number: 20200381889
    Abstract: A life prediction method for an optical module that keeps optical output constant by controlling a bias current that is applied to a laser diode includes, by a life prediction device: acquiring a current value of the bias current from the optical module; holding an initial bias current value that is an initial current value of the bias current; calculating the number of digits of a difference value between the bias current value and the initial bias current value, and determining whether there is an increase in the number of digits; calculating a time interval at which occurrence of the increase in the number of digits is detected; and estimating a life of the optical module using the time interval, a first threshold, and the number of digits.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi SUEHIRO, Kenichi NAKURA, Hiromu SATO, Kazuyuki ISHIDA, Hideaki OHASHI, Noriyuki IMADA, Nanako HORAYAMA
  • Publication number: 20200376601
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a built-up object, in which the built-up object includes a plurality of blades provided around a shaft body at circumferential intervals, and concave portions provided between adjacent ones of the blades, each of the concave portions having a curved shape in a section perpendicular to an axial direction, the method includes: a building step of depositing weld beads obtained by melting and solidifying a filler material on a circumferential surface of a base material having a circular shape in a sectional view and having a larger diameter than a bottom portion circle passing through bottom portions of the concave portions, thereby forming built-up portions to serve as the blades; and a cutting step of cutting parts of surfaces of the built-up portions and the circumferential surface of the base material, thereby forming the blades and the concave portions between the blades.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA KOBE SEIKO SHO (KOBE STEEL, LTD.)
    Inventors: Shinji SATO, Takeshi YAMADA, Takemasa YAMASAKI