Patents by Inventor Yoshihiro Watanabe

Yoshihiro Watanabe 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: 10743410
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a first substrate including a first base member and a first terminal, a second substrate including a second base member including a first surface opposing the first terminal and a second surface on an opposite side to the first surface, a second terminal located on a side of the second surface, and a first hole, an organic insulating layer located between the first terminal and the second base member and including a second hole connecting to the first hole and a connecting material provided on the first hole to electrically connect the first terminal and the second terminal to each other, at least one of the first terminal and the second terminal including an oxide electrode in contact with the connecting material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Shuichi Osawa, Shoji Hinata, Yoshikatsu Imazeki, Yoichi Kamijo, Yoshihiro Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20200246906
    Abstract: The welding operation monitoring system includes an image capturing device that is disposed on a side opposite to a side to which the plasma flow is supplied out of a pipe inside and a pipe outside of the strip-shaped steel sheet formed in a tubular shape, and is configured to capture a color image including a plasma flow over the V-shaped region; and a welding operation monitoring device that is configured to generate a specific color component image obtained by extracting a specific color component from the color image, and specifies a V-shaped display region, which is a region corresponding to the V-shaped region within the color image, on the basis of the V-shaped region shown in the specific color component image, thereby analyzing a state of the welding operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi SUGIHASHI, Kotaro WATANABE, Yoshihiro HASHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200245298
    Abstract: A base station capable of performing wireless communication with a wireless communication device with a Grant-free method, the base station includes: a reception circuit configured to receive a first signal transmitted from the wireless communication device by using a shared radio resource allocated to the wireless communication device; and a transmission circuit configured to transmit a second signal including information regarding a radio resource used for retransmission to the wireless communication device when retransmission of the first signal is requested to the wireless communication device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Hiroaki Watanabe, YOSHIHIRO KAWASAKI
  • Publication number: 20200225286
    Abstract: A test apparatus is configured to test a DUT that does not support synchronous control from an external circuit. A main controller is configured based on an architecture that tests a device by synchronous control with the main controller itself as the master. A MIU is configured as an interface between the main controller and the DUT. The MIU establishes asynchronous control between it and the DUT with the DUT as the master, and establishes control between it and the main controller with the main controller as the master.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2019
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: Shuichi INAGE, Kazuhiro IEZUMI, Tomoyuki ITAKURA, Keisuke KUSUNOKI, Yoshihiro KATO, Kazuhiro TSUJIKAWA, Naoya KIMURA, Yuki WATANABE, Yuichiro HARADA, Koji MIYAUCHI
  • Patent number: 10714532
    Abstract: An imaging device is provided. The imaging device may include a substrate having a first photoelectric conversion unit and a second photoelectric conversion unit at a light-incident side of the substrate. The second photoelectric conversion unit may include a photoelectric conversion layer, a first electrode, a second electrode above the photoelectric conversion layer, a third electrode, and an insulating material between the third electrode and the photoelectric conversion layer, wherein a portion of the insulating material is between the first electrode and the third electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hideaki Togashi, Fumihiko Koga, Tetsuji Yamaguchi, Shintarou Hirata, Taiichiro Watanabe, Yoshihiro Ando, Toyotaka Kataoka, Satoshi Keino, Yukio Kaneda
  • Patent number: 10714036
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a display panel having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix. Gray levels of the pixels are determined according to a gray level of a first frame, a gray level of a second frame and positions of the pixels in the matrix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Yoshihiro Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10713749
    Abstract: To perform inter-pixel image processing with lower latency and higher speed. An image sensor includes: a pixel array unit in which pixels having a photoelectric conversion function are arranged in an array; an AD conversion unit configured to perform AD conversion processing on pixel signals output from the pixels in parallel for each column of the pixels of the pixel array unit; a memory unit configured to hold pixel signals of any number of rows subjected to AD conversion in the AD conversion unit for each column of the pixels; an inter-pixel image processing unit configured to read pixel signals of any rows and columns from the memory unit, and perform computing between the pixel signals in parallel for each column of the pixels; and an output circuit configured to control output, to an outside, of pixel signals output from the AD conversion unit and pixel signals output from the inter-pixel image processing unit. The present technology can be applied to, for example, a CMOS image sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignees: Sony Corporation, The University of Tokyo
    Inventors: Yoshinori Muramatsu, Shuji Uehara, Hironobu Katayama, Tomohiro Yamazaki, Masatoshi Ishikawa, Yoshihiro Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10690048
    Abstract: A jig (31) is placed on a cylinder block (11) set in an inverted position, and a crankshaft (5) is lifted upward from a main bearing part (17) and held at a predetermined height position. A lower link (7) temporarily fitted to a crank pin (6) in the previous step is rotated about the crank pin (6) as a center by a robot hand, and held in a predetermined inclined position in which a dividing surface (28) becomes vertical. In this state, a pair of bolts (29) is horizontally fastened from the right and the left by using a nut runner (55).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsuo Touse, Yoshihiro Kobayashi, Shigeru Nakajima, Kazuhiko Takashima, Kazuto Waki, Daisuke Watanabe, Takeshi Chihara, Kousuke Inoue
  • Publication number: 20200192233
    Abstract: A toner having an adequate storage stability and adequately suppressing an ejected paper adhesion, while achieving improving low-temperature fixability, has a toner particle containing a binder resin and a plasticizer, wherein Tg1 is 53° C. or lower and Tg2 is 55° C. or higher, in DSC measurement using the toner as a sample, when the following steps (i) to (iii) are performed: (i): the temperature of the toner is raised for the first time at a rate of temperature increase of 10° C./min, (ii): after the step (i), the temperature of the toner is lowered at a rate of temperature decrease of 10° C./min, (iii): after the step (ii), the temperature of the toner is raised for the second time at a rate of temperature increase of 10° C./min, Tg1 represents a glass transition temperature measured at the step (i), and Tg2 represents a glass transition temperature measured at the step (iii).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Toru Takahashi, Daisuke Tsujimoto, Hiroki Watanabe, Yoshihiro Ogawa, Wakashi Iida
  • Patent number: 10678434
    Abstract: This storage system is designed to: divide data into a plurality of chunk data (pieces of data) in a deduplication process; select one or more chunk data from among the plurality of chunk data in accordance with a sampling period which indicates that, on average, one chunk data be selected from among each N chunk data; and calculate a fingerprint, such as a hash value, for each of one or more characteristic chunk data, which are the selected one or more chunk data, and determine whether data including the one or more characteristic chunk data is a duplication. The storage system changes the sampling period on the basis of the results of past deduplication processes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Yoshii, Yasuo Watanabe, Yoshinori Ohira
  • Publication number: 20200172081
    Abstract: A control device of a vehicle comprises a vehicle control part 61 configured to use a probability distribution of at least one predetermined parameter to calculate an expected value of each of at least one evaluation value and control the vehicle 1 based on the expected value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshihiro SAKAYANAGI, Ryunosuke WATANABE, Mitsuji SAMPEI, Hiroto YOSHIOKA, Tatsuya IBUKI
  • Patent number: 10673406
    Abstract: A piezoelectric device is provided and includes: a piezoelectric vibrating piece, having an outer shape in rectangular shape and including an excitation electrode formed on both principal surfaces which are a top surface and a lower surface, an electrode pad formed at both ends of one short side, and an extraction electrode extracted from the excitation electrode to the electrode pad to be electrically connected to the electrode pad; a package, including a placement surface on which the piezoelectric vibrating piece is placed as opposed to the lower surface of the piezoelectric vibrating piece, and an adhesion pad formed on the placement surface; and a conductive adhesive, securing the piezoelectric vibrating piece to the package and electrically connecting the adhesion pad to the electrode pad. An adhesive is applied on the top surface of the piezoelectric vibrating piece and between the conductive adhesive and the excitation electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: NIHON DEMPA KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yoshihiro Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10625131
    Abstract: A game machine makes it possible to make an accurate determination of not only success but also failure with regard to a predetermined play action, and can handle various play rules. The game machine includes at least one game machine main body, and at least one game machine sub unit configured to enable a play by being arranged in a predetermined position on the game machine main body, and is characterized in that, to provide an evaluation of successful play when the game machine sub unit is positioned in the predetermined position on the game machine main body, the game machine main unit and/or the game machine sub unit is provided with a position grasping unit for grasping a positional relationship of the main body and the sub unit. The position grasping unit includes a sensing device utilizing an electric change.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: AXELL Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Ohtani, Ryo Watanabe, Masahiro Okawara
  • Patent number: 10624212
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided and including a first substrate including a first glass substrate and a first conductive layer; a second substrate including: a second glass substrate which is disposed to be apart from the first conductive layer and includes a first surface opposed to the first conductive layer and a second surface opposite to the first surface, a second conductive layer disposed on the second surface, and a first hole penetrating the second glass substrate; and a connecting material electrically connecting the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer via the first hole, wherein the first hole is shaped as a funnel, and the connecting material includes a hollow part in which an insulative filling material is filled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Shuichi Osawa, Yoshikatsu Imazeki, Yoichi Kamijo, Yoshihiro Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20200096812
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a first substrate including a first basement and a first terminal, a second substrate including a second basement opposing the first terminal and spaced from the first terminal, and a second terminal, and includes a first hole penetrating the second basement, a connection member formed through the first hole, which electrically connects the first terminal and the second terminal to each other, and a light-shielding member which covers the connection member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Shoji HINATA, Shuichi OSAWA, Yoshikatsu IMAZEKI, Yoichi KAMIJO, Yoshihiro WATANABE, Masanobu IKEDA, Toyohiro SAKAI
  • Patent number: 10599244
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a display panel including a display area and a non-display area including a first area and a second area. The display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate including a contact hole crossing a borderline, a protection layer provided over the display area and the first area, and a connecting material. An outer edge of the protection layer includes one first outer edge located on the borderline, another first outer edge located on the borderline opposed to the one first outer edge across the contact hole, and a second outer edge provided in the first area, connected to an end of the one first outer edge and extending along the contact hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Koichi Miyasaka, Yoshikatsu Imazeki, Yoichi Kamijo, Shuichi Osawa, Yoshihiro Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20200073265
    Abstract: A toner having a toner particle, which contains a binder resin, and inorganic fine particles, the toner being characterized in that the binder resin contains a polyester resin, the polyester resin has, at a terminal, an alkyl group having an average number of carbon atoms of from 4 to 102, the number average particle diameter of primary particles of the inorganic fine particles is from 10 to 90 nm, the dielectric constant of the inorganic fine particles is from 55.0 to 100.0 pF/m, as measured at 25° C. and 1 MHz, and the inorganic fine particles are surface-treated with an alkylalkoxysilane represented by formula (1) below: CnH2n+1—Si?OCmH2m+1)3??(1) in formula (1), n denotes an integer of from 4 to 20, and m denotes an integer of from 1 to 3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Daisuke Tsujimoto, Toru Takahashi, Hiroki Watanabe, Yoshihiro Ogawa, Wakashi Iida
  • Patent number: 10572171
    Abstract: A storage system according to an aspect of the present invention includes one or more storage devices for storing write data to which a write request from a host computer is directed, and a storage controller that provides one or more volumes to the host computer. Further, the storage system manages the time when a write request is last received from the host computer for each partition within the volume. Then, the storage controller performs a deduplication process upon detecting the partition not receiving a write request for a predetermined time or more from the time when the write request is last received.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Nobumitsu Takaoka, Akira Yamamoto, Tomohiro Kawaguchi, Yasuo Watanabe, Yoshihiro Yoshii, Kazuki Matsugami
  • Patent number: 10571759
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a first substrate including a first basement and a first terminal, a second substrate opposing the first substrate and including a second basement and a second terminal, an organic insulating layer located between the first basement and the second basement, a first hole penetrating the second basement and the organic insulating layer, a second hole penetrating at least one of the second basement and the organic insulating layer and communicating to the first hole and a connecting material provided at least one of the first hole and the second hole to electrically connect the first terminal and the second terminal to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Shuichi Osawa, Shoji Hinata, Yoshikatsu Imazeki, Yoichi Kamijo, Yoshihiro Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10567727
    Abstract: A reproducing method includes: an obtaining step of obtaining a high quality image and a first low quality image that are still images showing an identical scene, and conversion determination information; a first determining step of determining whether or not the display device can display the high quality image; a first reproducing step of reproducing the high quality image when the display device can display the high quality image; a second determining step of determining whether or not to generate a second low quality image by using the conversion determination information when the display device cannot display the high quality image; a second reproducing step of reproducing the first low quality image when it is determined not to generate the second low quality image; and a third reproducing step of generating the second low quality image from the high quality image and reproducing the second low quality image when it is determined to generate the second low quality image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Fukushima, Yasushi Uesaka, Atsushi Ito, Kiyoaki Watanabe, Toshiya Noritake, Kazuhiko Kouno, Yoshiichiro Kashiwagi, Masayuki Kozuka, Yoshihiro Mori