Patents by Inventor Yuto KOBAYASHI

Yuto KOBAYASHI 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: 20240169657
    Abstract: To render high-quality model data by ray tracing in a short time. An information processing apparatus includes: a pre-rendering unit that pre-renders model data by ray tracing and generates a pre-rendered image; a prediction unit that predicts a difficulty level of restoration in the pre-rendered image; a rendering condition determination unit that determines a rendering condition on the basis of the difficulty level of the restoration and generates an adaptive control signal for setting the rendering condition, the rendering condition specifying resolution and samples per pixel (SPP) for each of elements in the pre-rendered image; a rendering unit that generates an adaptively rendered image by rendering the model data by ray tracing in accordance with the rendering condition for each of the elements set to the adaptive control signal; and a rendered image restoration unit that restores the adaptively rendered image by super resolution and denoising and generates a final rendered image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2022
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Inventors: KOJI NISHIDA, NORIAKI TAKAHASHI, TAKAAKI SUZUKI, YUTO KOBAYASHI, DAISUKE IRIE
  • Publication number: 20240157905
    Abstract: A side airbag device stowed in a side part of a vehicle seat and includes: an airbag for restraining an occupant by expanding and deploying; and an inflator provided in a side wall part of a seat frame in the vehicle width direction extending in the vehicle traveling direction when a horizontal cross section of the vehicle seat is viewed from above, and that supplies expansion gas to the airbag. The airbag includes a main chamber that expands and deploys towards the front and a pre-push chamber that expands and deploys before the main chamber to the inside of the main chamber in the vehicle width direction. Furthermore, the pre-push chamber has a structure with an extension portion extending from the inflator towards the rear of the vehicle seat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2022
    Publication date: May 16, 2024
    Inventors: Yuto KOBAYASHI, Takaki SHIBUYA
  • Patent number: 11985250
    Abstract: A key exchange technique of performing a key exchange among N (?2) parties, which can conceal metadata on communication, is provided. A key exchange method includes: a first key generation step in which a communication device Ui generates a first key; a first anonymous broadcast step in which the communication device Ui anonymously broadcasts the first key with a set R?{Ui} being designated for i?{1, . . . , n} and the communication device Ui anonymously broadcasts the first key with ? being designated for i?{n+1, . . . , N}; a second key generation step in which the communication device Ui generates a second key; a second anonymous broadcast step in which the communication device Ui anonymously broadcasts the second key with the set R?{Ui} being designated for i?{1, . . . , n} and the communication device Ui anonymously broadcasts the second key with ? being designated for i?{n+1, . . . , N}; and a session key generation step in which the communication device Ui generates a session key SK for i?{1, . . .
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Reo Yoshida, Tetsutaro Kobayashi, Yuto Kawahara, Hitoshi Fuji, Kazuki Yoneyama
  • Publication number: 20240149168
    Abstract: An example of a game system sets appearable items from among a plurality of types of items causing effects in a game, based on selection by a user, and gives any item from among the appearable items to a game object based on first data that is set in correspondence with a game situation, when the game object satisfies a predetermined condition. When any item cannot be given from among the appearable items based on the first data, the game system gives any item from among the appearable items based on second data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2023
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Inventors: Shun UTSUGI, Yuto KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 11977789
    Abstract: A display screen generation apparatus includes: an acquisition portion acquiring for each of a plurality of print products produced through a plurality of processes, progress of the processes; and a display portion generating a display screen that displays for each of the plurality of print products, the process waiting to be executed, the process being executed, the process already executed, and the process not intended to be executed in a distinguishable manner from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Tetsuyuki Minamihara, Kana Ogawa, Toshiaki Kimura, Yoshiki Katsuma, Yuto Fukuchi, Ayako Kobayashi, Satoru Ono, Yuichi Sugiyama
  • Publication number: 20240143251
    Abstract: A printing system including a display section that displays a print preview based on a print setting including specification of a print medium set by a user and image data, a changing section that changes the print setting in accordance with an instruction of an administrator, and a confirmation section that causes a printer to execute printing in accordance with an agreement between the user and the administrator is configured.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2023
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Inventors: Ayako KOBAYASHI, Yuka KOBAYASHI, Yuto FUKUCHI, Yuko ISHIFURO
  • Publication number: 20240140108
    Abstract: A system includes: a reception unit that receives print settings; a production unit that causes a production device to form an image on a three-dimensional medium and produce printed matter based on the print settings; and a test unit that performs a test in which the image is applied to the medium or a test medium corresponding to the medium based on the print settings before forming the image on the medium to make a user determine whether or not the print settings are appropriate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2023
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Inventors: Yuka KOBAYASHI, Ayako KOBAYASHI, Yuto FUKUCHI, Yuko ISHIFURO, Toshifumi SAKAI
  • Publication number: 20240144563
    Abstract: A printed matter production system includes an image acquiring section that acquires an image; a signature acquiring section that acquires a handwritten signature; a synthesizing section that synthesizes the signature and the image according to a synthesis method based on at least one of the image and the signature; and a printing section that prints the image after the synthesis so as to produce a printed matter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2023
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Inventors: Yuto FUKUCHI, Yuka KOBAYASHI, Yuko ISHIFURO, Ayako KOBAYASHI, Toshifumi SAKAI
  • Publication number: 20240143246
    Abstract: A print instruction system includes an identifying unit that causes a reader to read an actual print sample or an identifier attached to the actual print sample, an acquisition unit that acquires image data, a confirmation unit that displays a print preview when the image data and a feature of the print sample are combined, and a printing unit that performs printing using the image data according to an instruction by a user after displaying the print preview.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2023
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Inventors: Ayako KOBAYASHI, Yuka KOBAYASHI, Yuko ISHIFURO, Yuto FUKUCHI
  • Publication number: 20240143252
    Abstract: A printed material production system includes: a reception section configured to receive an order of a printed material; when the order includes production of the three-dimensional printed material, an output section configured to output a first preview indicating a plurality of faces of the three-dimensional printed material after printing; and a production section configured to print in accordance with the order to produce the three-dimensional printed material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2023
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Inventors: Yuko ISHIFURO, Yuto FUKUCHI, Yuka KOBAYASHI, Ayako KOBAYASHI, Toshifumi SAKAI
  • Publication number: 20240136112
    Abstract: A coil component includes an element body, a coil, a first terminal electrode, and a second terminal electrode. The coil has a coil axis extending in a direction in which a pair of side surfaces face each other. The first terminal electrode and the second terminal electrode have first electrode portions exposed on end surfaces and second electrode portions exposed on a main surface, respectively, and are not exposed on each of the pair of side surfaces. In a direction in which a pair of main surfaces face each other, a distance between each of ends of the first electrode portions on the main surface side and the main surface is larger than a distance between a top portion of the coil closest to the main surface and the main surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2023
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: So KOBAYASHI, Youichi KAZUTA, Yuto SHIGA, Yuichi TAKUBO, Xuran GUO, Toru YAGINUMA
  • Patent number: 11958429
    Abstract: A side airbag device is provided with a frame side plate part, an airbag cushion embedded in a side support of a seat in a stowed state, and an inflator inserted into the airbag cushion. The airbag cushion in stowed state includes a cushion rear part assembled to a frame side plate part, a cushion extension part that extends along a seat pad of the side support, a cushion folding part folded rearward from the cushion extension part, and a cushion front part of the cushion folding part arranged rolled or folded toward the outside of the seatback. The cushion extension part expands toward the center of the seatback and presses on the occupant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: Autoliv Development AB
    Inventor: Yuto Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20240116471
    Abstract: The side airbag device is provided with a cushion, an inflator arranged on the occupant side of a side part of a seat frame, and a support plate, where the cushion in a folded state includes: a first portion positioned on the occupant side of the seat frame side part, and a second portion positioned on the side opposite the occupant side of the seat frame side part and wraps around the vehicle front side from the first portion to sandwich the seat frame side part together with the first portion; and the support plate includes: a main body part for supporting the second portion, and a rearward extending part, in which through-holes and are formed extending from the main body part toward the rear of the vehicle beyond the second portion for allowing stud bolts and of the inflator to pass through.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2022
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Inventors: Yuto KOBAYASHI, Takaki SHIBUYA
  • Publication number: 20240120140
    Abstract: A plurality of through-hole conductors include a first through-hole conductor and a second through-hole conductor between coil conductors adjacent each other. Each of the first through-hole conductor and the second through-hole conductor includes a first end and a second end. The first end included in the second through-hole conductor is coupled to the second end included in the first through-hole conductor, and has a width larger than a width of the second end included in the first through-hole conductor. The first end included in the first through-hole conductor has a width larger than the width of the second end included in the first through-hole conductor. The second end included in the second through-hole conductor has a width smaller than the width of the first end included in the second through-hole conductor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2023
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Noriaki HAMACHI, Toshinori MATSUURA, Junichiro URABE, Kota OIKAWA, Yuto SHIGA, Youichi KAZUTA, Yuichi TAKUBO, Shunya SUZUKI, Xuran GUO, So KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 11956936
    Abstract: A shielded cable includes a first insulated wire including a first central conductor, and a first insulating layer provided around the first central conductor, a second insulated wire including a second central conductor, and a second insulating layer provided around the second central conductor, the second insulated wire being disposed parallel to the first insulated wire, a third insulating layer provided around the first insulated wire and the second insulated wire, a shielding layer provided around the third insulating layer, a drain wire in contact with the shielding layer, and a fourth insulating layer provided around the shielding layer and the drain wire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Yuto Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20240100098
    Abstract: A non-human animal or a part of the same in which the function of Mipep gene is totally or partially lost in adipose tissues or the expression level of Mipep gene in adipose tissues is lowered compared to a wild type; and mesenchymal stem cells or adipocytes in which the function of Mipep gene is totally or partially lost or the expression level of Mipep gene is lowered compared to a wild type. A therapeutic or prophylactic drug that includes the mesenchymal stem cells or adipocytes or a culture supernatant thereof; and a method for preparing a mitokine mixture using the non-human cells, mesenchymal stem cells or adipocytes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2022
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Inventors: Yoshikazu HIGAMI, Masaki KOBAYASHI, Takumi NARITA, Kanari TAKI, Yuto HIRAO
  • Patent number: 11938884
    Abstract: The present invention provides: an airbag cover which is formed by integrally joining a first base fabric and a second base fabric having mutually different characteristics, and has a joint portion that ensures high productivity in mass production; a method for manufacturing the airbag cover; and an airbag device. The present invention relates to an airbag cover for storing a bag-shaped cushion which is rolled up or folded before being inflated and deployed by a gas supplied from an inflater, and relates to a method for manufacturing the airbag cover. The airbag cover is characterized by comprising a first base fabric made of a plain-woven fabric or a non-woven fabric made from chemical fibers, and a second base fabric containing fibers different from the fibers constituting the first base fabric, and having an initial tensile resistance value higher than an initial tensile resistance value of the first base fabric.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignees: Asahi Kasei Advance Corporation, Autoliv Development AB, Asahi Kasei Advance (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Akira Ishikawa, Atsushi Kobayashi, Yuto Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11934727
    Abstract: Provided is a production method including a reception step of receiving a plurality of matters, a display step of displaying a list of the received matters, and a production step of producing a finished product by executing processing that includes a plurality of processes corresponding to the received matters, in which the production step executes processing of the matter of which the priority level is high, before executing unexecuted processing of the matter of which the priority level is low.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Yuto Fukuchi, Yasuo Koyauchi, Yuka Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20240085818
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes an electrophotographic photoreceptor that has a photosensitive layer constituting a surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor, a charging device that charges the surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor, an electrostatic charge image forming device that forms an electrostatic charge image on the charged surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor, a developing device that accommodates a developer containing a toner which contains toner particles and an external additive, and develops the electrostatic charge image formed on the surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor by the developer as a toner image, a transfer device that transfers the toner image formed on the surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor to a surface of a recording medium, and a cleaning device that includes a cleaning blade coming into contact with the surface of the electrophotographic photoreceptor and cleaning at least residual toner particles on the surface of the el
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2023
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Yoshiteru YAMADA, Tomoya SASAKI, Ryosuke FUJII, Hiroko KOBAYASHI, Yuto OKAZAKI
  • Publication number: 20240075899
    Abstract: To prevent outward gas leakage between the airbag cushion and inflator during expansion and deployment with a simple configuration. The present invention provides an airbag device including: an airbag cushion having at least two panels; an inflator that discharges gas inside the airbag cushion; a first piece extending from an edge of a first panel of the two panels that is folded in the middle into the airbag cushion; a second piece provided on a portion near the edge of a second panel facing the first piece inside the airbag cushion and sewn to the folded part of the folded first piece; and an insertion passage for the inflator formed from sewing the folded part and the second piece, and extending from inside the airbag cushion to outside.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2022
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Inventors: Yuto KOBAYASHI, Tsutomu SAKURAI