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Masato Higashi: Disk system and method of updating firmware. Matsushita Electric Industrial, McDermott Will & Emery, February 20, 2007: US07181458 (95 worldwide citation)

In a disk system having a plurality of disks, an update program for updating the firmware is incorporated into a computer of the disk system, the update program is started automatically by turning on the power source of the disk system or manipulating an operation panel, the firmware of the latest v ...


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Shinobu Hidaka, Katsumi Miwa, Masato Higashi: Scanning type image reading apparatus. Minolta Camera Kabushiki Kaisha, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, August 29, 1989: US04862512 (11 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a scanning type image reading apparatus. The image reading apparatus includes a generator for generating serial signals each time when the scanning system is driven by a predetermined degree, and a line sensor of the reading apparatus is caused to execute the image r ...


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Kenjiro Ishii, Masaharu Aragaki, Osami Kato, Masato Higashi: Mark detection apparatus for a micro-roll film. Minolta Camera Kabushiki Kaisha, Wolder Gross & Yavner, August 26, 1986: US04607950 (11 worldwide citation)

A mark detecting apparatus for a micro-roll film including one photoelectric element for detecting marks of different sizes provided on one edge portion of a micro-roll film for respective frames of the film, a pulse generating unit which generates pulses by radial slits formed in a disc adapted to ...


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Masato Higashi, Sadanobu Murasaki: Recording apparatus having a detachable recording material storing unit. Minolta Camera Kabushiki Kaisha, Willian Brinks Olds Hofer Gilson & Lione, June 4, 1991: US05021824 (6 worldwide citation)

A recording apparatus comprising a magazine for storing a recording material, and a sensor for detecting a quantity of the recording material stored in the magazine. The magazine is movable between an inward position for supplying the recording material to a recording station and a position protrudi ...


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Masato Higashi: Time correcting system for electronic timepiece. Kabushiki Kaisha Daini Seikosha, Robert E Burns, Emmanuel J Lobato, Bruce L Adams, April 11, 1978: US04083176 (4 worldwide citation)

A time correcting system for an electronic timepiece. The correcting system includes a single manually operable switch connected to a switching circuit for developing a chatter-free switching signal. A gate circuit is responsive to the switching signal for applying a time reference signal to time me ...


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Masato Higashi: Optical disc recording control method, drive, and recording system for recording data in a pre-gap, all tracks, a lead-out area, a lead-in area, and a program memory area. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack L, December 26, 2006: US07154822 (3 worldwide citation)

According to an optical disc recording control method, a drive, and a recording system of the present invention, in a drive of an optical disc, when data transfer from a host computer is interrupted while data transmitted from the host computer is being recorded in a track of the disk, the recording ...


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Yukito Kawahara, Satoshi Machida, Hiroshi Mukainakano, Masahiro Yokomichi, Masato Higashi: Method of inspecting image sensors. Seiko Instruments, Bruce L Adams, Van C Wilks, June 20, 1995: US05426060 (3 worldwide citation)

A method of inspecting and a method of manufacturing image sensors formed on a surface of a semiconductor wafer. A semiconductor wafer is provided having image sensors formed on its surface. Grooves are cut at boundaries between image sensors to be inspected, so that each groove has a depth that is ...


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Furukawa Yoshimi, Abe Masato Higashi Tamagawag: Method and system for controlling the yaw moment of a vehicle. Honda Motor, Abe Masato, December 17, 1997: EP0812748-A2 (3 worldwide citation)

The favorable responsiveness and the stability of a vehicle is sought to be achieved even under extreme traveling conditions. A yawing moment which a vehicle is desired to produce is computed according to a dynamic state quantity of the vehicle such as the vehicle speed and the cornering force of ea ...


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Yukito Kawahara, Satoshi Machida, Hiroshi Mukainakano, Masahiro Yokomichi, Masato Higashi: Image sensor with non-light-transmissive layer having photosensing windows. Seiko Instruments, Bruce L Adams, Van C Wilks, July 12, 1994: US05329149 (2 worldwide citation)

An improved image sensor comprises a plurality of photo-sensing elements each comprising an impurity diffusion layer formed in a surface of a semiconductor substrate and arrayed linearly. The photo-sensing elements are of an opposite conductivity type than that of the semiconductor substrate. A tran ...


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Masato Higashi: Laser imager. Minolta Camera Kabushiki Kaisha, Wenderoth Lind & Ponack, September 26, 1989: US04870450 (2 worldwide citation)

A laser imager has a laser image forming apparatus and an automatic developing apparatus transporting photosensitive sheets at a lower speed than the former and which is adapted to successively produce prints efficiently without a trailing sheet interfering with the transport of a leading sheet in t ...