Patents by Inventor Takuya Higuchi

Takuya Higuchi 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: 20220348883
    Abstract: A method including adding choline at a specific concentration to a medium is useful for culturing cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2022
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicant: AJINOMOTO CO., INC.
    Inventors: Shimpei OGAWA, Takuya HIGUCHI, Shumpei FUROMITSU, Megumi NISHIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20220348884
    Abstract: A medium with a reduced osmotic pressure containing a basal medium, in which the osmotic pressure is adjusted to 150 to 250 mOsm/kg, is useful for culturing cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2022
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicant: AJINOMOTO CO., INC.
    Inventors: Shimpei OGAWA, Takuya HIGUCHI, Shumpei FUROMITSU, Yusuke OHYA, Megumi NISHIYAMA, Atsushi KONISHI
  • Publication number: 20220324261
    Abstract: A tire includes a tread portion including four circumferential grooves between outboard and inboard tread edges, and five land portions divided by the circumferential grooves. The circumferential grooves include an inboard shoulder circumferential groove located nearest to the inboard tread edge in the circumferential grooves. The land portions include an inboard shoulder land portion disposed axially outward of the inboard shoulder circumferential groove and having a ground contact surface with the smallest axial width in the land portions. The inboard shoulder land portion is provided with inboard shoulder lateral grooves and inboard shoulder sipes. The inboard shoulder lateral grooves include inner ends away from the inboard shoulder circumferential groove. The inboard shoulder lateral grooves extend axially outward from the inner ends to a location beyond the inboard tread edge. The inboard shoulder sipes extends from the inboard shoulder circumferential groove to a location beyond the inboard tread edge.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2022
    Publication date: October 13, 2022
    Applicant: Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Keiji HIGUCHI, Ryota IKEDA, Takashi HAGIHARA, Takuya OSAWA, Takuya FUJIMOTO
  • Patent number: 11456363
    Abstract: An indium phosphide crystal substrate has a diameter of 100-205 mm and a thickness of 300-800 ?m and includes any of a flat portion and a notch portion. In any of a first flat region and a first notch region, when an atomic concentration of sulfur is from 2.0×1018 to 8.0×1018 cm?3, the indium phosphide crystal substrate has an average dislocation density of 10-500 cm?2, and when am atomic concentration of tin is from 1.0×1018 to 4.0×1018 cm?3 or an atomic concentration of iron is from 5.0×1015 to 1.0×1017 cm?3, the indium phosphide crystal substrate has an average dislocation density of 500-5000 cm?2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Muneyuki Nishioka, Kazuaki Konoike, Takuya Yanagisawa, Yasuaki Higuchi, Yoshiaki Hagi
  • Publication number: 20220299029
    Abstract: A rotary compressor includes a casing including an oil reservoir configured to store lubricating oil inside, and a compression mechanism including a reciprocator and a support. The reciprocator defines a compression chamber and reciprocating along a first direction. The support has a support surface configured to support the reciprocator. The support surface includes a first groove and a second groove formed therein, The first groove extends along a second direction intersecting with the first direction and is configured to transfer the lubricating oil to the second groove, The second groove extends from a center of the first groove toward the compression chamber along the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2022
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Inventors: Yudai IWAI, Takuya ISHINO, Masahide HIGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20220251622
    Abstract: A method for producing an objective protein using animal cells as an expression host is provided. The objective protein is produced by culturing animal cells having an objective protein-producing ability under conditions where the phosphoric acid concentration and/or the potassium concentration in the culture medium is increased.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2022
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: AJINOMOTO CO., INC.
    Inventors: Yasumichi Koseki, Takahiro Katayama, Yusuke Ooya, Fumi Ogata, Kiyoshi Hirakawa, Takuya Higuchi
  • Patent number: 11383754
    Abstract: A steering system includes an upper jacket, a lower jacket, a support, a lock mechanism, and a shock absorber. The support supports the lower jacket. The lock mechanism switches a restriction of a telescopic adjustment and a termination of the restriction. The upper jacket includes a protruding stopper configured to regulate a position of the upper jacket at one end of a telescopic stroke range. The lock mechanism includes an opening and closing portion configured to enter a path of the stopper while the restriction of the telescopic adjustment is terminated, and configured to open the path of the stopper while the telescopic adjustment is restricted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: JTEKT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Susumu Imagaki, Masayoshi Sakuda, Kota Higuchi, Kazuki Fujiwara, Kenji Utsunomiya, Takuya Adachi
  • Publication number: 20220152901
    Abstract: A production management system includes: an injection molding unit producing a molded product; and a control device. The injection molding unit includes: an injection molding machine molding the molded product by injection molding; a determination unit determining whether a number of the molded products to be produced is equivalent to a predetermined unit of production or not; and an operation information transmitting unit transmitting operation information of the injection molding unit when it is determined that the number of the molded products to be produced is equivalent to the predetermined unit of production. The control device includes an operation information receiving unit receiving the operation information transmitted from the operation information transmitting unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2021
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Inventors: Hiroki MINOWA, Kazuhiko TSUCHIMOTO, Takuya HIGUCHI, Yuji SAITO
  • Publication number: 20220143887
    Abstract: There is provided an injection molding machine management system including an injection molding machine configured to mold a molded article with injection molding, a peripheral device configured to perform a post-process of the injection molding, and a control device communicably coupled to the injection molding machine and the peripheral device. The injection molding machine management system includes a generating section configured to generate a common identifier for each of predetermined production units and transmit the common identifier to the peripheral device. Molding data concerning the injection molding and post-process data concerning the post-process are correlated with the common identifier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: Hiroki MINOWA, Kazuhiko TSUCHIMOTO, Takuya HIGUCHI, Yuji SAITO
  • Publication number: 20220106676
    Abstract: A deposition mask group includes a first deposition mask having two or more first through holes arranged along two different directions, a second deposition mask having two or more second through holes arranged along two different directions and a third deposition mask having two or more third through holes. The first through hole and the second through hole or the third through hole partly overlap when the first deposition mask, the second deposition mask and the third deposition mask are overlapped.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2021
    Publication date: April 7, 2022
    Applicant: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takuya HIGUCHI, Hiromitsu OCHIAI, Hiroki OKA
  • Publication number: 20210371968
    Abstract: A deposition mask group includes a first deposition mask having two or more first through holes arranged along two different directions, a second deposition mask having two or more second through holes arranged along two different directions and a third deposition mask having two or more third through holes. The first through hole and the second through hole or the third through hole partly overlap when the first deposition mask, the second deposition mask and the third deposition mask are overlapped.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicant: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takuya HIGUCHI, Hiromitsu OCHIAI, Hiroki OKA
  • Publication number: 20210284971
    Abstract: By using an additive for culturing animal cells that contains an amino acid or glucose, or an amino acid and glucose; or a medium for culturing animal cells that contains an amino acid or glucose, or an amino acid and glucose in addition to a medium component; or a method for culturing animal cells that includes culturing the animal cells using the aforementioned medium, or adding the aforementioned additive to a culture, the proliferation ability of animal cells can be improved particularly when the animal cells are cultured using a serum-free medium or a low albumin medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: AJINOMOTO CO., INC.
    Inventors: Takuya MATSUMOTO, Shimpei OGAWA, Shumpei FUROMITSU, Yusuke OHYA, Kotoe KOSEKI, Takuya HIGUCHI, Megumi NISHIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20210147794
    Abstract: Additives and media containing a water-soluble polymer are useful for suspension culture of animal cells, and can suppress the precipitation of medium components such as insulin 5 and the like due to physical stimulation of stirring, shaking, circulation, gas bubbling, or the like in suspension culture of animal cells, and can improve the culture efficiency of animal cells and the quality of cultured cells.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2021
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: AJINOMOTO CO., INC.
    Inventors: Kenichiro ITO, Shumpei FUROMITSU, Yusuke OHYA, Takuya HIGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20200406391
    Abstract: There is provided a linear friction welding method of joining a first member with a second member. The linear friction welding method includes bringing a first plane, a second plane and a first corner portion in an R shape or in a chamfered shape of a first joint surface of the first member into contact with a third plane, a forth plane and a second corner portion in a shape that matches the shape of the first corner portion of a second joint surface of the second member; vibrating either the first member or the second member along an extending direction of the first corner portion and the second corner portion; and joining the first member with the second member by using frictional heat that is generated by friction between the first joint surface and the second joint surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
    Inventors: Sabrina Alam KHAN, Kenji SEKIDO, Takuya HIGUCHI, Jun YANAGIMOTO, Masayoshi ZAITSU, Fumihiro KATO, Hironori OKAUCHI, Takashi YOKOYAMA, Hideki OKADA
  • Publication number: 20200395037
    Abstract: A mask estimation apparatus for estimating mask information for specifying a mask used to extract a signal of a specific sound source from an input audio signal includes a converter which converts the input audio signal into embedded vectors of a predetermined dimension using a trained neural network model and a mask calculator which calculates the mask information by fitting the embedded vectors to a mixed Gaussian model.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2019
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya HIGUCHI, Tomohiro NAKATANI, Keisuke KINOSHITA
  • Publication number: 20200143819
    Abstract: A cluster weight calculator calculates weights corresponding to respective clusters in a mask calculation NN with at least one of the layers divided into the clusters, based on the signals of speech of a target speaker using a cluster weight calculation NN. A mask calculator calculates a mask for extracting features of speech of the target speaker from features in observed speech signals of one or more speakers based on the features in the observation signals of the speech of the one or more speakers using the mask calculator NN weighted by the weights calculated by the cluster weight calculator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2018
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Marc DELCROIX, Keisuke KINOSHITA, Atsunori OGAWA, Takuya HIGUCHI, Tomohiro NAKATANI
  • Patent number: 10643633
    Abstract: An observation feature value vector is calculated based on observation signals recorded at different positions in a situation in which target sound sources and background noise are present in a mixed manner; masks associated with the target sound sources and a mask associated with the background noise are estimated; a spatial correlation matrix of the target sound sources that includes the background noise is calculated based on the masks associated with the observation signals and the target sound sources; a spatial correlation matrix of the background noise is calculated based on the masks associated with the observation signals and the background noise; and a spatial correlation matrix of the target sound sources is estimated based on the matrix obtained by weighting each of the spatial correlation matrices by predetermined coefficients.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomohiro Nakatani, Nobutaka Ito, Takuya Higuchi, Shoko Araki, Takuya Yoshioka
  • Patent number: 10218910
    Abstract: An apparatus includes: an element that receives subject light from a subject to generate image data; a section that generates a recording image to be recorded on a recording medium from the image data when a first mode is set; a section that generates a second display image, which allows display of a live-view image, from the image data when a second mode is set, and that generates a first display image, which allows display of an image identical to the recording image, from the image data when the first mode is set; a section that sequentially displays the first display image or the second display image; a section that detects a specific state of the apparatus that obstructs recording of an imaging object onto the recording image; and a section that controls switching between the first mode and the second mode on the basis of the detection results.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akira Hirai, Akira Fukuda, Takuya Higuchi, Satoshi Takada, Tsuyoshi Harata
  • Publication number: 20180366135
    Abstract: An observation feature value vector is calculated based on observation signals recorded at different positions in a situation in which target sound sources and background noise are present in a mixed manner; masks associated with the target sound sources and a mask associated with the background noise are estimated; a spatial correlation matrix of the target sound sources that includes the background noise is calculated based on the masks associated with the observation signals and the target sound sources; a spatial correlation matrix of the background noise is calculated based on the masks associated with the observation signals and the background noise; and a spatial correlation matrix of the target sound sources is estimated based on the matrix obtained by weighting each of the spatial correlation matrices by predetermined coefficients.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2016
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomohiro NAKATANI, Nobutaka ITO, Takuya HIGUCHI, Shoko ARAKI, Takuya YOSHIOKA
  • Patent number: 9707847
    Abstract: A hybrid vehicle includes a braking device configured to apply a frictional braking torque to a vehicle wheel in response to movement of an input member of a brake pedal, an electric motor configured to apply a regenerative braking torque to the vehicle wheel, and a control unit. During braking, the control unit is configured to determine a limit value of the regenerative braking torque that can be generated in accordance with an operating condition of the charging device or the electric motor, and reduce a ratio of the regenerative braking torque to the frictional braking torque before the regenerative braking torque reaches the limit value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignee: NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keigo Ajiro, Kensuke Nakamura, Takuya Higuchi