Patents by Inventor Takeshi Suzuki

Takeshi Suzuki 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: 11028893
    Abstract: An elastic member is an elastic member formed of a wire having a cross section that is substantially circular, the cross section being orthogonal to a longitudinal direction, and the elastic member being expandable and contractible in a predetermined direction; and including: a first alloy portion that is made of an aluminum alloy having a tensile strength larger than 950 MPa and equal to or less than 1100 MPa at room temperature; and a second alloy portion configured to cover the first alloy portion, the second alloy portion having a thickness in a radial direction smaller than a radius of the first alloy portion, and being made of an aluminum alloy having a tensile strength of 100 MPa to 650 MPa at room temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: NHK Spring Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Toshio Kazama, Noritoshi Takamura, Shigeki Ishikawa, Takeshi Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11023187
    Abstract: A printing apparatus that performs printing based on a print job received from a terminal apparatus includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire print settings corresponding to the print job, a display unit configured to display a predetermined inquiry screen in a case where double-sided printing is set and a predetermined binding direction is set as print settings for printing on a predetermined type of medium based on the print settings acquired by the acquisition unit, and a printing unit configured to perform single-sided printing that is based on the print job in a case where an instruction for printing is issued by a user via the predetermined inquiry screen displayed by the display unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Arata Miyagi, Takeshi Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11022811
    Abstract: An optical amplifier includes a polarization splitter, a polarization rotator, first and second optical couplers, and first and second semiconductor optical amplifying devices. The TE polarized wave of light split by the polarization splitter is input to a first input port of the first optical coupler. The TM polarized wave of the split light is converted into a TE polarized wave by the polarization rotator to be input to a second input port of the first optical coupler. First light and second light output from a first output port and a second output port of the first optical coupler are amplified by the first semiconductor optical amplifying device and the second semiconductor optical amplifying device to be input to a first input port and a second input port of the second optical coupler, respectively. Third light is output from an output port of the second optical coupler.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignees: FUJITSU LIMITED, NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Suguru Akiyama, Kazuhiro Ikeda, Takeshi Matsumoto, Hitoshi Kawashima, Keijiro Suzuki, Ken Tanizawa
  • Publication number: 20210157301
    Abstract: An information system for industrial equipment includes processing circuitry that controls processing apparatuses that each execute a predetermined process with respect to at least one workpiece, respectively collects, from the processing apparatuses, processing information sets that are respectively related to processing steps executed by the processing apparatuses until one corresponding product is manufactured from the at least one workpiece, and associates the processing information sets by assigning to the processing information sets a link identifier that permits a linkage between respective steps of the processing steps related to the one corresponding product.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2020
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Yaskawa Denki
    Inventors: Takeshi NAGATA, Takahiko SUZUKI, Kengo GOTO, Yosuke KAMIYA, Shinichiro OBATA
  • Patent number: 11011102
    Abstract: A display apparatus according to the present invention includes: a display unit configured to display an image based on input image data on a screen; and a control unit configured to execute control to reduce an upper limit value of a display brightness range of a second area, which is different from a first area, of the screen of the display unit below an upper limit value of a display brightness range of the first area of the screen of the display unit, so that a power consumption of the display unit does not exceed a predetermined power consumption.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Mitsuru Tada, Takeshi Ikeda, Yasuo Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11009812
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus is capable of being attached with a toner supply container. The toner supply container stores a toner that is to be supplied to a developing portion. An attachment location of the toner supply container is below a light scanning portion in a vertical direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kazushi Suzuki, Takeshi Sugita, Tamotsu Kaneko, Hisahiro Saito, Yoichiro Maebashi
  • Publication number: 20210139491
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide a compound that may be useful for the prophylaxis or treatment of constipation and the like. The present invention provides a compound represented by the following formula (I): wherein each symbol is as described in the specification, or a salt thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2018
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Inventors: Kazuaki TAKAMI, Masaki SETO, Shinobu SASAKI, Haruhi ANDO, Masaki OGINO, Tomoko OHASHI, Toshihiro IMAEDA, Ikuo FUJIMORI, Yasuhiro TSUKIMI, Masami YAMADA, Kenichiro SHIMOKAWA, Takeshi WAKABAYASHI, Masataka MURAKAMI, Makoto FUSHIMI, Tomohiro OKAWA, Jinichi YONEMORI, Tomohiro OHASHI, Hideo SUZUKI, Hironobu MAEZAKI, Ayumu SATO, Yasutomi ASANO, Steve SWANN
  • Patent number: 11004879
    Abstract: The present technology relates to a semiconductor device, a solid-state image pickup element, an imaging device, and an electronic apparatus that can suppress characteristic fluctuations caused by capacitance fluctuations due to a dummy wire, while maintaining an affixing bonding strength by the dummy wire. Two or more chips in which wires that are electrically connected are formed on bonding surfaces and the bonding surfaces opposing each other are bonded to be laminated are included and, with respect to a region where the wires are periodically and repeatedly disposed in sharing units each made up of a plurality of pixels sharing the same floating diffusion contact, a dummy wire is disposed at the center position thereof on the bonding surface at a pitch of the sharing unit. The present technology can be applied to a CMOS image sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Rena Suzuki, Takeshi Matsunuma, Naoki Jyo, Yoshihisa Kagawa
  • Publication number: 20210130950
    Abstract: A processing method according to one aspect of the present disclosure includes varying pressure of a processing chamber in a state in which a plasma of a purge gas is formed in the processing chamber, the varying including removing a film deposited in the processing chamber, with the formed plasma.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Hideomi HANE, Takeshi OYAMA, Kentaro OSHIMO, Yusuke SUZUKI, Jun OGAWA
  • Publication number: 20210136453
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus receives a user selection of content to be reproduced by an external device connected to the information processing apparatus. A request to reproduce the user selected content is sent to the external device. Information indicating whether the external device has started reproducing the selected content is received from the external device. In response to the external device having started reproduction of the selected content, a thumbnail image is reproduced that corresponds to the content being reproduced by the external device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2021
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Hiroi, Yukio Ichikawa, Yumi Sato, Marie Suzuki, Yasushi Nakajima, Hiroshi Nagatani, Masahiro Hara, Hiroshi Horiki, Kouhei Fujimoto, Takeshi Matsuzawa, Hiroyuki Mitsubori, Sakae Houjou, Mingshan Yang
  • Publication number: 20210132519
    Abstract: A toner includes a toner particle containing a binder resin and an inorganic infrared absorbent particle, wherein (1) in spectrometry of a fixed image obtained by fixing an unfixed image formed on a recording material by using the toner in a loading amount of 0.30 mg/cm2, a maximum value of a light absorbance in a wavelength range of 400 nm or more and 800 nm or less is 10% or less, and (2) in cross section observation of the toner particle using a transmission electron microscope, when a circle having the center of gravity of a cross section image of the toner particle as the center thereof and having a radius of 2.0 ?m is drawn and the circle is divided into four to form four quadrants, a coefficient of variation in number of the inorganic infrared absorbent particles observed in each quadrant is 0.50 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 31, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventors: Akira Hashimoto, Takeshi Yamamoto, Ryuji Higashi, Takayuki Toyoda, Maki Okajima, Akiko Kitao, Koichi Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10989554
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method for controlling navigation includes generating an emotion data of a first user that illustrates emotion of the first user based on information received from a sensor. The method includes transmitting the emotion data of the first user to a controller configured to control a navigation of a second user. The first user and the second user are members of a same group. The method includes modifying the navigation of the second user according to the emotion data of the first user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takeshi Kitajima, Takao Fujiwara, Yoshitaka Suzuki, Kazuto Kawata, Wonravee Chavalit, Jenny Le, Ryan Lacross, Shigeyuki Seko, Shuhei Kinoshita, Yusuke Narita, Toshiaki Takano
  • Patent number: 10990535
    Abstract: A storage control apparatus includes a memory to store meta-information associating a position of a logical area with a position of a physical area, and a processor to, when a first data block including data, a check code corresponding to the data, and first information related to a position within the logical area is stored in the physical area, and a second data block including the data, the check code, and second information related to a position within the logical area is written in the logical area, obtain a first position at which the first data block is present in the physical area, based on meta-information of the first data block in the meta-information, associate the first position as a position of the physical area in meta-information of the second data block in the meta-information with the position to which the second data block is written in the logical area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Naohiro Takeda, Norihide Kubota, Yoshihito Konta, Toshio Kikuchi, Yusuke Kurasawa, Yuji Tanaka, Marino Kajiyama, Yusuke Suzuki, Yoshinari Shinozaki, Takeshi Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10992869
    Abstract: An image apparatus includes: an image sensor configured to successively generate image data by continuously imaging an object scene; a memory configured to successively store the image data generated by the image sensor; a touch panel configured to output a first signal for commanding shooting preparation by a touch operation of a user and a second signal for commanding shooting by a release operation of releasing the touch operation; and a processor configured to successively store the image data successively generated by the image sensor in the memory according to a first storage format when the first signal is input from the touch panel and store the image data successively generated by the image sensor in the memory according to a second storage format when the second signal is input from the touch panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Olympus Corporation
    Inventors: Masashi Takahashi, Yuiko Uemura, Takeshi Suzuki, Keiji Kunishige
  • Patent number: 10974491
    Abstract: One end portion of a resin tube kept in a diameter expanded state by a plurality of diameter expanding claws is disengaged from the diameter expanding claws and is shifted onto an outer peripheral surface of a die by applying a pressing force toward the other end portion of the resin tube to an end surface of the one end portion of the resin tube.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takeshi Suzuki, Yutaka Arai, Masaaki Takahashi, Shigeaki Takada, Akeshi Asaka, Yukio Sasame, Masayuki Onuma
  • Patent number: 10968528
    Abstract: A steel sheet for cans which exhibits excellent weldability; and a production method therefore include the surface of a steel sheet in order from the steel sheet side, a chromium metal layer and a hydrous chromium oxide layer. The deposited amount of the chromium metal layer is 50-200 mg/m2. The deposited amount of the hydrous chromium oxide layer in terms of chromium is 3-30 mg/m2. The chromium metal layer includes: a base part having a thickness of 7.0 nm or higher; and granular protrusions which are on the base part, have a maximum grain size of 200 nm or lower, and have a number density per unit area of at least 30 per ?m2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: JFE STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Nakagawa, Takeshi Suzuki, Mikito Suto, Katsumi Kojima, Yuya Baba, Hanyou Sou, Yoichiro Yamanaka, Shunsuke Tokui
  • Publication number: 20210075967
    Abstract: An imaging device, comprising a movement range restriction section, that, at the time of shooting standby, when rotating the image sensor based on detection result from an angular speed detection sensor or calculation result from a horizontal angle calculation section, restricts a region in which the image sensor is capable of moving to a first region that includes a central region of the optical axis of a photographing optical system, so as to maximize an angular range in which the image sensor can rotate, wherein, based on an instruction of a shooting instruction interface, the movement range restriction section sets a range in which the image sensor is capable of moving to a second region that includes the first region, and that is wider than at the time of shooting standby.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: Akira YUKITAKE, Yuki MISHIO, Takuya KOBAYASHI, Takeshi SUZUKI, Keiji KUNISHIGE
  • Patent number: 10927474
    Abstract: A steel sheet for cans which exhibits excellent weldability; and a production method therefore include the surface of a steel sheet in order from the steel sheet side, a chromium metal layer and a hydrous chromium oxide layer. The deposited amount of the chromium metal layer is 50-200 mg/m2. The deposited amount of the hydrous chromium oxide layer in terms of chromium is 3-30 mg/m2. The chromium metal layer includes: a base part having a thickness of 7.0 nm or higher; and granular protrusions which are on the base part, have a maximum grain size of 200 nm or lower, and have a number density per unit area of at least 30 per ?m2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: JFE STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Nakagawa, Takeshi Suzuki, Mikito Suto, Katsumi Kojima, Yuya Baba, Hanyou Sou, Yoichiro Yamanaka, Shunsuke Tokui
  • Patent number: 10914016
    Abstract: A steel sheet for cans has, on the surface thereof, in order from the steel sheet side, a chromium metal layer and a hydrous chromium oxide layer. The chromium metal layer is deposited in an amount of 50-200 mg/m2, and the hydrous chromium oxide layer is deposited in an amount of 3-15 mg/m2 in terms of chromium. The chromium metal layer includes: a flat chromium metal layer that has a thickness of at least 7 nm; and a granular chromium metal layer that includes granular protrusions that are formed on the surface of the flat chromium metal layer. The maximum grain size of the granular protrusions is 150 nm or smaller. The number density of the granular protrusions per unit area is 10/?m2 or higher.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Yusuke Nakagawa, Takeshi Suzuki, Mikito Suto, Katsumi Kojima, Yuya Baba
  • Patent number: 10907246
    Abstract: A film-forming apparatus having a simple and downsized structure is provided. The film-forming apparatus includes at least one target having an opposing face that opposes a substrate, a plurality of target holders each detachably holding the target, a cooling unit that cools a plurality of the target holders, and at least one cooling panel. The at least one cooling panel includes a held part held by the target holder, and a heat receiving part having a heat receiving face that opposes the substrate with the held part held by the target holder and receives radiation heat emitted from the substrate. The held part transfers heat from the heat receiving face to the target holder. Each target holder selectively holds the target or the cooling panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Kobe Steel, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hirofumi Fujii, Takeshi Suzuki