Patents Assigned to Asics Corporation
  • Patent number: 12029281
    Abstract: A last includes a first part having a first plate-shaped portion and a second part having a second part-side receiving portion having a cutout shape. When the first plate-shaped portion is received in the second part-side receiving portion, the first part and the second part are assembled. The second part includes a second part-side engaging portion having a protruding shape on an inner side surface in a portion defining the second part-side receiving portion, and the first plate-shaped portion has a main surface with a first part-side to-be-engaged portion having a through hole shape or a recessed shape. When the first plate-shaped portion is inserted into the second part-side receiving portion, the first plate-shaped portion is fitted into the second part-side receiving portion, and the first part-side to-be-engaged portion is engaged by the second part-side engaging portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2024
    Assignee: ASICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kei Kanematsu, Yuya Kozuka, Genki Hatano
  • Publication number: 20240216760
    Abstract: A practice support apparatus comprises an acquisition unit that acquires log data and evaluation data indicating an evaluation of the log data regarding exercise of a user from a sensor worn by the user, a record controller that records the log data and the evaluation data over time for each user, a model creation unit that creates model information on an exercise pattern for each user on the basis of the log data and the evaluation data; and a suggestion unit that suggests practice menu information for the user on the basis of the created model information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2023
    Publication date: July 4, 2024
    Applicant: ASICS Corporation
    Inventors: Ryuichiro INABA, Nao HIRAKAWA, Yuki KO, Kazunaga NAKAYAMA, Yasuhiro NOMURA
  • Publication number: 20240215680
    Abstract: A shoe sole includes a midsole and an outsole. The midsole has a first protruding portion at a location on a medial foot side and a rear end side of the shoe sole, and the outsole has a first cover portion covering the first protruding portion. The first cover portion includes a first bottom wall portion prescribing a ground contact surface, and a first side wall portion erected from a peripheral edge of the first bottom wall portion on the medial foot side. A first ridgeline that is a boundary between the first bottom wall portion and the first side wall portion is located so as to separate from a first outline of the first cover portion prescribed by the first side wall portion from a front side specific location toward a rear side specific location, in a case when seen along a normal direction of the ground contact surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2021
    Publication date: July 4, 2024
    Applicant: ASICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tatsuya ISHIKAWA, Koji OTOBE, Sho TAKAMASU, Tomoichiro OZAKI, Hiroyuki ICHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 12023886
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing a shoe member that includes a plurality of portions including a first portion and a second portion, each of which is constituted by one or more of members, the method including: a step of preparing a collective body including a first member that constitutes the first portion and a second member that constitutes the second portion and formed of a material different from that of the first member; and a step of irradiating electromagnetic wave toward the collective body, wherein the electromagnetic wave irradiation step including partly shielding the electromagnetic wave irradiated toward the second member by a shielding member capable of shielding electromagnetic wave, thereby reducing the electromagnetic wave irradiated onto the second member. Also provided is a molding die having a molding space corresponding to a shoe member and capable of being used for producing the shoe member by performing the method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2024
    Assignee: ASICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hajime Kumami, Koji Saito, Tatsuro Tanabe
  • Publication number: 20240207743
    Abstract: An information processing device in a virtual race provision system that provides a virtual race on a virtual course using an indoor aerobic exercise device, the information processing device comprising: a generator that generates drive information to drive an indoor aerobic exercise device run by a user that participates in a virtual race on the basis of course geometry set for a virtual course, the geometry including at least a running distance and slope; a time correction unit that corrects completion time of the virtual race by the user on the basis of running information acquired by a sensor device worn by the user when the user runs on the indoor aerobic exercise device; and a determination unit that determines a ranking of the user that participates in the virtual race on the basis of the corrected completion time corrected by the time correction unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2023
    Publication date: June 27, 2024
    Applicant: ASICS Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuhiro NOMURA, Yuki KO, Nao HIRAKAWA
  • Publication number: 20240188675
    Abstract: A shoe sole includes a sole body, and a reinforcing structure portion made up of a first reinforcing member and a second reinforcing member that are made of different members from each other. The first reinforcing member includes a first bar, and the second reinforcing member includes a second bar. The first bar is located on a medial foot side from the second bar. A portion of the first bar disposed in a midfoot portion extends along an oblique direction crossing both a front-rear direction and a left-right direction, and a portion of the second bar disposed in the midfoot portion extends crossing the left-right direction. The portion of the first bar disposed in the midfoot portion and the portion of the second bar disposed in the midfoot portion are located at least in part with a distance therebetween.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2021
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Applicant: ASICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tatsuya ISHIKAWA, Koji OTOBE, Akane YONEDA, Tomoichiro OZAKI, Hiroyuki ICHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20240188680
    Abstract: A shoe sole includes a sole body, and a reinforcing structure portion made up of a first reinforcing member and a second reinforcing member that are made of different members of different materials from each other. The first reinforcing member includes a first bar, and the second reinforcing member includes a second bar. The first bar is located on a medial foot side from the second bar. A portion of the first bar disposed in a midfoot portion extends along an oblique direction crossing both a front-rear direction and a left-right direction, and a portion of the second bar disposed in the midfoot portion extends crossing the left-right direction. The portion of the first bar disposed in the midfoot portion and the portion of the second bar disposed in the midfoot portion are located at least in part with a distance therebetween.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2021
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Applicant: ASICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tatsuya ISHIKAWA, Koji OTOBE, Akane YONEDA, Tomoichiro OZAKI, Hiroyuki ICHIKAWA, Takahiro MATSUURA
  • Publication number: 20240180488
    Abstract: A body state estimation system includes a sensor module that detects an inclination around a certain axis of a shoe, and an estimation unit that estimates an inclination state of the body of a wearer of the shoe based on a detection result from the sensor module. The estimation unit estimates, for example, a heel valgus angle, an ankle dorsiflexion angle, and a knee flexion angle of the wearer, using a regression model.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2021
    Publication date: June 6, 2024
    Applicant: ASICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ken KUSANO, Takashi INOMATA
  • Patent number: 11998085
    Abstract: Provided is a shoe including an upper composed of a fiber sheet, the fiber sheet including: a base sheet including yarns having heat shrinkability; and a plurality of chip members, each of which is a sheet having an area smaller than that of the base sheet, the base sheet and the plurality of chip members being layered and joined together.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2024
    Assignee: ASICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ayu Bessho, Satoru Abe, Norihiko Taniguchi
  • Publication number: 20240166835
    Abstract: Provided for example is a method for producing a resin foam product with an internal cavity, the method including: preparing a composition including a curable material and a foaming agent; forming a resin structure with an internal cavity communicating with an outer space by curing the composition; blowing a fluid to the resin structure; and fabricating the resin foam product by foaming the resin structure with the fluid blown thereto.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2023
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicant: ASICS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shinsaku WAKASUGI
  • Publication number: 20240157196
    Abstract: [Problem to be Solved] The present invention provides a recommended running pace calculation system and the like capable of calculating a recommended running pace that is recommended to a runner to be evaluated in a distance running [Solution] A recommended running pace calculation system 100 according to the present invention includes a correlation storage device 21 in which a first correlation is stored, the first correlation including correlations between running distances run by unspecified runners and their fastest running paces, a running pace acquisition device 11 configured to acquire running paces for predetermined sections in a distance running run by a runner to be evaluated, the distance running having a predetermined length, a correction device 22 configured to extract a fastest running pace of the running paces of the runner to be evaluated for the predetermined sections, and to correct the running paces of the runner to be evaluated for the predetermined sections based on the extracted fastest
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2024
    Publication date: May 16, 2024
    Applicant: ASICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryota SHINAYAMA, Yasuhiro NOMURA, Takehiro TAGAWA, Hiroto MORI, Nao HIRAKAWA
  • Patent number: 11957214
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a shoe including an upper that is easily conformed to a shape of a last when it is shaped. The shoe includes an upper made of a fiber sheet that includes: a first layer made of knitted fabric or woven fabric that includes yarns having a heat shrinkability and has inner gaps; and a second layer layered on the first layer and made of nonwoven fabric, knitted fabric or woven fabric, and being integrated with the first layer by needle punching.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: ASICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ayu Bessho, Satoru Abe, Norihiko Taniguchi
  • Publication number: 20240119502
    Abstract: An information notification device includes a longitudinal-data storage unit that accumulates, for a plurality of samples, longitudinal data indicating a temporal change in foot size of one sample, a user-data storage unit that stores user data containing a gender, an age, and a past foot size of a prediction target person, a foot-size prediction unit that predicts, based on a current foot size of the prediction target person and the longitudinal data, a change in foot size of the prediction target person in a period from a current point in time to a future point in time, and a notification processing unit that displays, on a display unit, the prediction of the change in foot size of the prediction target person in the period from the current point in time to the future point in time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2022
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Applicant: ASICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ken KUSANO, Ippei SHIINA, Masaru ICHIKAWA, Hiroyuki KUSUMI, Toshiaki KAWASAKI
  • Patent number: 11950658
    Abstract: Provided is a shoe upper that includes an upper body including a region having elasticity, and a film arranged in the region, in which the film has a heat shrinkage rate of 30% or more at least in one direction. Also provided is a method for producing a shoe upper that includes: a preparation step of preparing an upper body including a region having elasticity; an arrangement step of arranging a film in the region of the upper body, in which the film has a heat shrinkable rate of 30% or more at least in one direction; an attachment step of attaching the upper body to a shoe last or foot; and a heating step of, after the arrangement step and the attachment step, heating the upper body with the film arranged thereon to thereby allow the film to shrink to conform to the shoe last or foot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: ASICS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Daisuke Sawada
  • Publication number: 20240081475
    Abstract: Provided is a shoe including: a shoe sole member that includes a front member arranged on a front side of the shoe and a rear member arranged on a rear side of the shoe; and an interlocking member that interlocks the front member and the rear member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2023
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Applicant: ASICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kei KANEMATSU, Akira KATAOKA
  • Patent number: D1020194
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: ASICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroaki Nishimura, Takayuki Kogure, Kenji Hirata, Masanori Sakaguchi
  • Patent number: D1022418
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: ASICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Genki Hatano, Kenta Tateno, Waka Inoue, Shingo Takahashi, Masaki Oohara, Norihiko Taniguchi
  • Patent number: D1024529
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignee: ASICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroaki Nishimura, Kenta Tateno, Chihaya Suzuki
  • Patent number: D1026442
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: ASICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroaki Nishimura, Kenta Tateno, Chihaya Suzuki
  • Patent number: D1031220
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2023
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2024
    Assignee: ASICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryota Kitami, Kenta Nakaya