Patents by Inventor Tsuyoshi Sano

Tsuyoshi Sano 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: 10769420
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a detection device includes a camera, a memory, and processor circuitry. The camera is connected to an internal bus and configured to acquire an image including an area in which a mobile body is movable. The memory is connected to the internal bus and configured to store data and a program. The processor circuitry is connected to the internal bus and configured to detect at least the area, a mark on the area, and a person, from the image, calculate a first distance between the person and a position of the device when the person is in the area, and set a range according to a result of the detection and the first distance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Takatani, Tsuyoshi Tasaki, Mayu Okumura, Manabu Nishiyama, Yuma Sano
  • Patent number: 10752796
    Abstract: A water-based inkjet ink composition comprising composite resin fine particles composed of a first resin and a second resin, and having an SP value of from 9.0 to 12.0 (cal/cm3)1/2, wherein the SP value of the second resin is higher than the SP value of the first resin, and the first resin has a higher mass than the second resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignees: Seiko Epson Corporation, MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Kenichi Seguchi, Tsuyoshi Sano, Miharu Kanaya, Takayoshi Kagata, Akira Mizutani, Toshihiro Yoshimura, Yasuyuki Kagawa
  • Patent number: 10727357
    Abstract: A defect number determination unit determines whether or not a solar cell string is defective in a plurality of positions on the basis of whether or not a combined impedance found from impedances in the case where an inspection signal is applied to a P terminal and an N terminal of the solar cell string deviates from a reference impedance by greater than or equal to a predetermined threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Takeuchi, Akihiko Sano, Kohei Tomita
  • Patent number: 10628917
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes a memory and one or more processors configured to function as a map acquisition unit, a filtering unit and a converting unit. The map acquisition unit acquires a polar coordinate map specifying first occupancy of a target in a polar coordinate space. The filtering unit performs filtering on the polar coordinate map using filtering windows of sizes corresponding to a distance from a reference position. The converting unit converts the filtered polar coordinate map into a rectangular coordinate space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tomoki Watanabe, Yuma Sano, Tsuyoshi Tasaki
  • Patent number: 10612141
    Abstract: A film forming apparatus includes a mounting table mounting a substrate thereon, a gas diffusion unit above the mounting table, gas dispersion units above the gas diffusion unit, and an evacuation unit to evacuate a processing chamber. The gas diffusion unit has gas injection holes for injecting a gas in a shower shape. Outermost gas injection holes are arranged outward of an outer circumference of the substrate when seen from the top. The gas dispersion units face the gas diffusion unit through a diffusion space therebetween. Each of the gas dispersion units has gas discharge holes formed along a circumferential direction thereof to disperse a gas horizontally into the diffusion space. The gas dispersion units include at least three first gas dispersion units along a first circle, and at least three second gas dispersion units along a second circle concentrically disposed at an outer side of the first circle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Tokyo Electron Limited
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Takahashi, Masaki Sano, Takashi Kamio, Toshio Takagi
  • Patent number: 10603927
    Abstract: An ink jet recording method is provided for recording white and non-white ink compositions onto a moving recording medium. The recording medium includes a first region where both the white and non-white ink compositions are adhered, and a second region where only the white ink composition is adhered. Further, one or both of Conditions (i) and (ii) is satisfied. Condition (i): The amount of the white ink composition adhered in the first region is less than the amount of the white ink composition adhered in the second region. Condition (ii): The number of times the white ink composition is scanned across the first region is less than the number of times the white ink composition is scanned across in the second region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Ippei Okuda, Tsuyoshi Sano
  • Patent number: 10590297
    Abstract: An ink jet composition set includes a radiation-curable color composition, which contains a perinone-based pigment, a polymerizable compound and a polymerization initiator, and a radiation-curable clear composition, which contains an ultraviolet absorber, a polymerizable compound, and a polymerization initiator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Keitaro Nakano, Tsuyoshi Sano
  • Publication number: 20200070545
    Abstract: Provided is an ink jet method including a step of ejecting a first composition from an ink jet head, the first composition being a radiation-curable composition having a hue angle of ?50° to ?5°, a step of ejecting a second composition from an ink jet head, the second composition being a radiation-curable composition having a hue angle of 5° to 50°, and an exposure step of curing the ejected first composition and the ejected second composition by exposing the ejected first composition to radiation within 1 second after landing of the ejected first composition and exposing the ejected second composition to radiation within 1 second after landing of the ejected second composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Keitaro NAKANO, Tsuyoshi SANO, Toru SAITO
  • Patent number: 10549544
    Abstract: An ink-jet recording apparatus configured to record an image based on image data on a sheet, the ink-jet recording apparatus includes a first roller pair, a second roller pair, a carriage, a recording head, and a controller configured to: control the first roller pair and the second roller pair to perform intermittent conveyance of the sheet; control the carriage and the recording head to record a one-pass image on the sheet; and calculate an overlap amount, in the conveyance direction, of a one-pass image to be recorded on the sheet in a predefined one pass and a one-pass image to be recorded on the sheet in a next one pass after the predefined one pass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Ito, Iwane Sano, Gakuro Kanazawa
  • Patent number: 10543683
    Abstract: An ink jet recording method according to the present embodiment includes ejecting a water-based ink composition where a content of an organic solvent having a standard boiling point of 280° C. or more is 0.5% by mass or less from a head nozzle and attaching the water-based ink composition to a recording medium, in which a contact angle between at least a part of the surface of the member in contact with the water-based ink composition in the members in the head and the water-based ink composition is 30° or less, and the surface of the member in contact with the water-based ink composition is formed of a material having an SP value of 9 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Takayoshi Kagata, Akira Mizutani, Tadashi Watanabe, Kenichi Seguchi, Tsuyoshi Sano
  • Publication number: 20200003898
    Abstract: An information processing device includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry obtain target information that indicates at least one of a distance to a target object or a position of the target object. The processing circuitry generate, based on the target information, map information of a space including a plurality of areas, the map information indicating presence or absence of the target object in a first area included in the plurality of areas, and a detailed position of the target object in the first area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi TASAKI, Yuma SANO, Rie KATSUKI
  • Patent number: 10509068
    Abstract: A bypass diode with a disconnection fault is identified. A test device includes: a signal introduction circuit that applies a disconnection position identification signal to between a positive electrode and a negative electrode of a solar battery string; and a fault calculating part that identifies the bypass diode with a disconnection fault on the basis of an AC component of a voltage between a frame ground and the positive electrode or an AC component of a voltage between the frame ground and the negative electrode when the disconnection position identification signal is applied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Takeuchi, Shuichi Misumi, Akihiko Sano
  • Patent number: 10471745
    Abstract: An ink-jet recording apparatus is provided. The ink-jet recording apparatus includes: a plurality of rollers that convey a sheet in a conveyance direction; a platen; a recording unit; a plurality of first ribs provided in the platen; and a plurality of second ribs provided between the first ribs and the rollers in the conveyance direction. The plurality of rollers, the plurality of first ribs, and the plurality of second ribs are each disposed in a position where at least parts of them overlap in the width direction, and a length in the width direction of each of the supporting surfaces of the plurality of second ribs is longer than that in the width direction of each of the supporting surfaces of the plurality of first ribs, and is shorter than that in the width direction of an abutting surface on the sheet in each of the plurality of rollers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Iwane Sano, Tsuyoshi Ito, Gakuro Kanazawa
  • Patent number: 10451735
    Abstract: An information processing device includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry obtain target information that indicates at least one of a distance to a target object or a position of the target object. The processing circuitry generate, based on the target information, map information of a space including a plurality of areas, the map information indicating presence or absence of the target object in a first area included in the plurality of areas, and a detailed position of the target object in the first area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Tasaki, Yuma Sano, Rie Katsuki
  • Publication number: 20190288642
    Abstract: The disclosure provides an I-V curve measurement device for providing a user with an I-V curve suitable for judging the state of a solar cell array. The I-V curve measurement device includes a measuring unit for measuring the I-V curve of the solar cell array while lowering an output voltage of the solar cell array and then measuring a short-circuit current of the solar cell array when measurement of the I-V curve is instructed; and an outputting unit for outputting a measurement result of the I-V curve obtained by the measuring unit when the short-circuit current measured by the measuring unit exceeds a predetermined current and outputting information indicating that illuminance is insufficient when the short-circuit current measured by the measuring unit is equal to or less than the predetermined current.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Makoto OHASHI, Akihiko SANO, Yoshihiko YAMAGUCHI, Tsuyoshi TAKEUCHI
  • Publication number: 20190284411
    Abstract: A water-based ink jet ink composition includes: a coloring material; and resin, a content of the coloring material being equal to or less than 1.5% by mass with respect to the ink composition, a change in a volume average particle diameter of the resin after mixing a water-mediated solution for the resin and a 0.3M magnesium sulfate aqueous solution is equal to or less than three times as large as a change in the volume average particle diameter before the mixing, and the ink composition is used by being caused to adhere to a recording medium along with a processing solution that contains a coagulant for coagulating constituents of the ink composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Ippei OKUDA, Tsuyoshi SANO
  • Publication number: 20190264056
    Abstract: An ink jet recording method is provided for a low or non-absorbable recording medium using a solution containing a colored ink, a clear ink, and an aggregating agent for aggregating constituents in the colored ink. The method includes: causing the solution containing the aggregating agent to adhere to the recording medium; and a main scanning in which the colored and the clear inks are ejected while relative positions of an ink jet head and the recording medium are changed to a main scanning direction, and a sub-scanning in which the relative positions of the ink jet head and the recording medium are changed to a sub-scanning direction. The main scanning involves a region where a recording region in which the colored ink is ejected in the main scanning and a recording region in which the clear ink is ejected in the main scanning overlap one another.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Ippei OKUDA, Tsuyoshi SANO
  • Patent number: 10383549
    Abstract: An intraoral three-dimensional measuring method, comprising: acquiring, with a handy scanner, wide range three-dimensional measurement information on a three-dimensional shape measured on a wide range in a desirable measurement range in an intraoral space; acquiring, with the handy scanner, a plurality of pieces of narrow range three-dimensional measurement information each on a three-dimensional shape measured on a narrow range narrower than the wide range in the measurement range; and locating, with a controller, the plurality of pieces of narrow range three-dimensional measurement information based on the wide range three-dimensional measurement information by use of, as a synthesis reference, intra-measurement range position information common to the wide range three-dimensional measurement information and each of the plurality of pieces of narrow range three-dimensional measurement information, and creating synthetic three-dimensional information on the measurement range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: J. MORITA MFG. CORP.
    Inventors: Keisuke Sorimoto, Mikinori Nishimura, Tsuyoshi Tanaka, Masayuki Sano, Keiichi Tsuda, Ryosuke Kaji
  • Patent number: 10377910
    Abstract: An aqueous ink composition contains an organic solvent, a surfactant, and resin fine particles. The resin of the resin fine particles takes 500 minutes or more to melt at 40° C. with the surfactant, which is a temperature relatively close to the temperature the ink jet head is heated to by the platen or the like during recording. Such an aqueous ink composition exhibits a good filling property and can be continuously ejected stably.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Kenichi Seguchi, Takayoshi Kagata, Tsuyoshi Sano, Akira Mizutani, Tadashi Watanabe
  • Patent number: RE47981
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an ink jet recording method for recording a white overlaying layer and a non-white pattern layer to a recording medium, printed matters obtained by the recording method, and systems for realizing the recording method thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Tsuyoshi Sano