Patents by Inventor Tomohiro Suzuki

Tomohiro 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).

  • Publication number: 20240196106
    Abstract: An image capturing unit captures an image including an embedded image that is printed on the basis of image data in which at least a color component has been modulated according to additional information. An adjustment unit adjusts a white balance of the image captured by the image capturing unit on the basis of an adjustment value associated with the embedded image. A processing unit processes image data of the image captured by the image capturing unit whose white balance has been adjusted by the adjustment unit to read the additional information in the image captured by the image capturing unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 23, 2024
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Sakai, Mitsuru Uratani, Yuki Ishida, Yuki Omagari, Tomohiro Suzuki
  • Patent number: 12004349
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes: a first stacked film including first electrode layers; an insulating layer provided on the first stacked film; a second stacked film provided on the insulating layer and including second electrode layers; and a columnar portion extending through the first stacked film, the insulating layer, and the second stacked film. The columnar portion extending in the insulating layer includes a first portion having a first width in a second direction intersecting the first direction, and a second portion provided at a different location along the first direction and having a second width in the second direction. The columnar portion extending in the second stacked film includes a third portion having a third width along the second direction. The second width is larger than the first width and the third width.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2024
    Assignee: KIOXIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tatsufumi Hamada, Tomohiro Kuki, Yosuke Mutsuno, Shinichi Sotome, Ryota Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20240173754
    Abstract: A substrate processing apparatus according to the present invention includes a support tray that is configured in such a manner that a residual liquid getting in between a lower surface of a substrate and a substrate facing surface of the support tray is trapped in a groove. The support tray further includes a discharge part through which the residual liquid trapped in the groove is discharged from the groove through a discharge part. As a result, backflow of the residual liquid is prevented effectively, thereby preventing re-adhesion of the residual liquid to the upper surface of the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2023
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Inventors: Kei SUZUKI, Tomohiro MOTONO, Noritake SUMI, Koji ANDO
  • Publication number: 20240157390
    Abstract: In the substrate processing apparatus, a support tray supporting a substrate is housed in an internal space of a chamber. A processing fluid is supplied into the internal space from one end side of the internal space. The support tray includes a tray member and a plurality of support members attached to the tray member in such a manner as to surround a substrate facing surface. The tray member has a downstream-side standing portion that has a downstream-side standing portion that stands upward further than the substrate facing surface while located in proximity to a peripheral surface of the substrate on a downstream side supported by the plurality of support members. An upper surface of the downstream-side standing portion is below the upper surface of the substrate in a vertical direction supported by the plurality of support members.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2023
    Publication date: May 16, 2024
    Inventors: Tomohiro MOTONO, Koji ANDO, Noritake SUMI, Kei SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20240157037
    Abstract: A blood purification apparatus configured such that the connection of a chamber member is prevented from being forgotten when blood purification treatment is performed after the switching to a single-needle state. A blood purification apparatus is arbitrarily switchable between a double-needle state and a single-needle state and includes a blood pump 4, a delivery-amount-detecting unit 11 configured to detect the amount of liquid delivery made with the operation of the blood pump 4, a pressure detector 6 configured to detect the pressure in a blood circuit, a chamber member 9 connected to an air-trap chamber 5 in the single-needle state and configured to receive and store the blood in the blood circuit in a blood-collection phase in which blood is collected from the patient and to discharge the stored blood into the blood circuit in a blood-return phase in which the blood is returned to the patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2024
    Publication date: May 16, 2024
    Applicant: NIKKISO COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Syu TASHIRO, Tomohiro SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 11981525
    Abstract: A sheet processing device sandwiches a sheet-shaped medium in a two-ply sheet in which two sheets are overlaid and partially bonded. The sheet processing device includes a separator, a conveyor, and a switching member. The separator separates the two sheets of the two-ply sheet. The conveyor is disposed downstream from the separator in a sheet conveyance direction and conveys the two-ply sheet. The switching member is disposed downstream from the conveyor in the sheet conveyance direction. The switching member switches a conveyance path of the two-ply sheet to convey the two-ply sheet to a fixing path on which fixing processing is performed on the two-ply sheet or a non-fixing path on which no fixing processing is performed on the two-ply sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshito Suzuki, Tomohiro Furuhashi, Wataru Takahashi, Sho Asano, Shinya Monma, Joji Akiyama, Wataru Nozaki, Yohsuke Haraguchi, Yuji Suzuki, Yuusuke Shibasaki, Takuya Morinaga
  • Patent number: 11979462
    Abstract: An object of the present disclosure is to provide a data collection system and a data collection method which are capable of collecting sensing data and various pieces of metadata by a single communication protocol and capable of associating the sensing data with the metadata without errors. A data collection system 301 of the present disclosure is a data collection system that performs communication from a terminal 11 to a data collection unit 12 by a standardized communication protocol (LLDP or HTIP), in which the terminal 11 stores sensing data detected by a sensor device in an extended field different from a field in which metadata is stored, within a frame specified by the communication protocol, and the data collection unit 12 associates the sensing data with the metadata based on information for identifying the terminal described in the frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomohiro Taniguchi, Shinya Tamaki, Tetsuya Suzuki, Yasutaka Kimura
  • Patent number: 11975520
    Abstract: A sheet processing device is configured to separate a non-bonding portion of a two-ply sheet in which two sheets are overlapped and bonded together at one end as a bonding portion of the two-ply sheet. The sheet processing device includes a first sheet feeder configured to feed the two-ply sheet, a second sheet feeder configured to feed an inner sheet to be inserted between the two sheets of the two-ply sheet in a state in which the non-bonding portion of the two-ply sheet is separated, and circuitry configured to cause the first sheet feeder to feed the two-ply sheet, perform a sheet separating operation on the two-ply sheet to separate the non-bonding portion of the two-ply sheet, and cause the second sheet feeder to start feeding the inner sheet before completion of the sheet separating operation on the two-ply sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Joji Akiyama, Tomohiro Furuhashi, Wataru Takahashi, Sho Asano, Yoshito Suzuki, Shinya Monma, Yohsuke Haraguchi, Wataru Nozaki
  • Publication number: 20240140286
    Abstract: An air supply apparatus supplies air to an airbag of a seat includes a support panel and a functional component. A first direction is a thickness of the base, a second direction is orthogonal to the first direction, and a direction orthogonal to both the first direction and the second direction is a third direction. A first restriction wall and a second restriction wall extend from the base in the first direction, spaced at an interval in the second direction, and sandwich the functional component in the second direction. A coupling wall extends from the base in the first direction and couples the first restriction wall to the second restriction wall in the second direction. Two guide walls are spaced in the third direction and sandwich the functional component in the third direction. Pressing portions sandwich the functional component together with the coupling wall in the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2023
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Applicant: AISIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi MASUDA, Tomokazu SEKI, Tomohiro HORI, Reiji SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 11965231
    Abstract: The steel material includes a chemical composition containing, in mass %, C: 0.15 to 0.45%, Si: 0.50% or less, Mn: 0.20 to 0.60%, P: 0.015% or less, S: 0.005% or less, Cr: 0.80 to 1.50%, Mo: 0.17 to 0.30%, V: 0.24 to 0.40%, Al: 0.005 to 0.100%, N: 0.0300% or less, O: 0.0015% or less, and the balance being Fe and impurities, and satisfying Formula (1) to Formula (4) described in Embodiment, wherein, in its microstructure, a total area fraction of ferrite and pearlite is 10.0% or more, and a proportion of a content of V (mass %) in electrolytic extraction residue to the content of V (mass %) in the chemical composition is 10.0% or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignees: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION, JTEKT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yutaka Neishi, Tomohiro Yamashita, Daisuke Hirakami, Takahisa Suzuki, Tatsuya Koyama, Takashi Sada, Kohei Kanetani
  • Patent number: 11965247
    Abstract: The present invention addresses the problem of providing, a metal surface treatment agent capable of exhibiting excellent corrosion resistance and excellent coating adhesion in painted metal materials; and a metal surface treatment method using the metal surface treatment agent. The problem is solved by a pretreatment agent that is used in a pretreatment of a chemical conversion treatment performed for forming a chemical conversion coating on/over a surface of a metal material, the pretreatment agent containing: a metal alkoxide (A) containing at least one metal element selected from zirconium, titanium, vanadium, and aluminum; and at least one sulfonic acid (B) selected from methanesulfonic acid, ethanesulfonic acid, hydroxymethanesulfonic acid, and hydroxyethanesulfonic acid. The problem is also solved by a chemical conversion treatment agent that contains a zirconium alkoxide (a) and a zirconium-containing ion supply source (b), and has a pH of 1.5 to 6.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: Nihon Parkerizing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Amane Suzuki, Tomohiro Iko, Hidekazu Fukushi
  • Patent number: 11964838
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes a printing unit configured to print an image on a sheet; a first exit path from which the sheet with the image printed thereon by the printing unit is discharged while being reversed; a second exit path from which the sheet with the image printed thereon by the printing unit is discharged without being reversed; and a switch member configured to be pivotably arranged so as to switch between the first exit path and the second exit path. The first exit path passes above a pivot center of the switch member, and the second exit path passes below the pivot center.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shinya Asano, Takeshi Koda, Toshiro Sugiyama, Waichiro Saiki, Tomohiro Suzuki, Ryo Kobayashi, Tomoyuki Nagase
  • Patent number: 11947287
    Abstract: A sheet separation device separates a non-bonding portion of a two-ply sheet in which two sheets are overlapped and bonded together at one end of the two-ply sheet. The sheet separation device includes a separator that includes a first separator and a second separator. The first separator is inserted into a gap between the two sheets of the two-ply sheet. The second separator is inserted between the two sheets at said another end of the two-ply sheet that is opposite to the one end of the two-ply sheet and moves in a width direction of the two-ply sheet after the first separator is inserted into the gap and relatively moves from the one end to said another end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Wataru Takahashi, Tomohiro Furuhashi, Shinya Monma, Yoshito Suzuki, Joji Akiyama, Yohsuke Haraguchi, Sho Asano, Wataru Nozaki
  • Publication number: 20240100235
    Abstract: An object is to ensure the connection quality of a pressure measuring device and achieve highly accurate pressure measurement so that fluid flow can be adjusted with high reliability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2021
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Inventors: Tomohiro Suzuki, Hiroaki Mochizuki, Shinya Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11943547
    Abstract: An image capturing unit captures an image including an embedded image that is printed on the basis of image data in which at least a color component has been modulated according to additional information. An adjustment unit adjusts a white balance of the image captured by the image capturing unit on the basis of an adjustment value associated with the embedded image. A processing unit processes image data of the image captured by the image capturing unit whose white balance has been adjusted by the adjustment unit to read the additional information in the image captured by the image capturing unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Sakai, Mitsuru Uratani, Yuki Ishida, Yuki Omagari, Tomohiro Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20240092285
    Abstract: A protector includes a case main body and a cover member. The cover member includes the cover main body part, the first cover part, and the second cover part. The first cover part and the second cover part are at the positions overlapping with each other in the longitudinal direction when viewed from the lateral direction of the cover main body part, and form an insertion space for passing a third extension part of a wiring material WH through in the lateral direction when viewed from the orthogonal direction of the cover main body part. The first cover part includes a movable part that is movable in the orthogonal direction with respect to the cover main body part when viewed from the lateral direction of the cover main body part, and a hinge part that rotatably connects the cover main body part and the movable part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2023
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Inventors: Shinji Kato, Kazuhiro Tsutida, Suginobu Iguchi, Takumasa Suzuki, Rikuya Saitou, Tomohiro Shibata
  • Publication number: 20240089712
    Abstract: An object is to provide a data collection device and the like capable of reducing a load on an IoT terminal in metadata transmission and power consumption associated with the metadata transmission. In the present invention, a controller is provided on a data collection side that collects metadata, the metadata transmitted from an IoT terminal is grasped, and the IoT terminal is instructed to reduce the transmission frequency of metadata that does not need high real-time property according to a sensor, the type of the IoT terminal, or the like. The IoT terminal transmits the metadata only at a window time (transmission timing, data size, metadata type, or the like) permitted by the metadata controller. As a result, the IoT terminal transmits the metadata only at a limited timing, and thus can reduce a transmission load and power consumption.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2021
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Inventors: Shinya TAMAKI, Ryota SHIINA, Tetsuya SUZUKI, Yasutaka KIMURA, Tomohiro TANIGUCHI, Sei KOU, Tomoya HATANO, Takashi YAMADA
  • Publication number: 20240076489
    Abstract: Disclosed is a biaxially stretched film containing two or more kinds of polyesters, in which at least one of the polyesters is a polybutylene naphthalate resin (A), and a dielectric tangent at 28 GHz is 0.0040 or less. There can be provided a biaxially stretched film having excellent low-dielectric properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2023
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Taiki Tsuruoka, Shunsuke Koido, Tomohiro Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11923776
    Abstract: A DC power supply device includes: a rectifier circuit; a reactor connected at one end to one output terminal of the rectifier circuit; a charging unit including a first and second switching element connected in series between another end of the reactor and another output terminal of the rectifier circuit, the charging unit configured to charge a first and second capacitor connected in series between output terminals to which a load is connected; and a control unit that controls the charging unit. The control unit sets, based on the timing at which the zero-crossing occurs, a dead time in which both the and second switching element are off, and when states of the first and second switching element at a time of occurrence of the zero-crossing match a predetermined set of states, reverses the states of the first switching element and the second switching element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroki Suzuki, Keiichiro Shizu, Tomohiro Kutsuki
  • Publication number: 20240053692
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus is configured to allow a replenishment container to be detachably attached thereto. The image forming apparatus includes a drum unit including a photosensitive drum, and a development unit. The development unit includes a development roller, a reception portion configured to receive the replenishment container. The development unit is movable relative to the drum unit. The image forming apparatus further includes a housing including an opening/closing member movable between a cover position, at which the opening/closing member covers the reception portion, and an exposing position, at which the reception portion is exposed, and a support member configured to be movable between a support position, at which the support member supports the development unit, and a retracted position, at which the support member is retracted from the support position, in conjunction with the movement of the opening/closing member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2023
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventors: Tomohiro Suzuki, Takeo Kawanami, Akinori Mitsumata, Tomoya Tateishi