Patents Assigned to FUKUOKA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
  • Publication number: 20210287395
    Abstract: An information processing system includes a storage device that stores therein a trained model, and a processor. The trained model is trained to output a position and shape of an object in a training image based on training data. The training data is data in which the training image is provided with an annotation indicating the position and shape of the object. The training image is an image captured with an angle of view including the object whose position and shape are not clearly displayed in an image. The processor executes detection processing on a detection image to output detected information indicating the position and shape of the object. The processor then causes a display device to display the detected information superimposed on the detection image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicants: OLYMPUS CORPORATION, National University Corporation OITA UNIVERSITY, Fukuoka Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Makoto Ishikake, Toshiya Kamiyama, Masafumi Inomata, Tsuyoshi Etoh, Yukio Iwashita, Makoto Nakashima, Tatsushi Tokuyasu, Yusuke Matsunobu
  • Patent number: 11072524
    Abstract: The objective of the present invention is to provide a carbon-based hydrogen storage material having an autocatalytic capability and an atomic vacancy, wherein the hydrogen storage is a hydrocarbon compound which produces a non-endothermic release or an exothermic release of hydrogen adsorbed in the compound. In addition, the present invention provides a method of manufacturing the material comprising: preparing a hydrocarbon compound as the raw material of the carbon-based hydrogen storage material; setting the raw material in a container having a predetermined gas partial pressure; producing the hydrocarbon compound by ion beam irradiation of the raw material; performing annealing treatment under the predetermined conditions; and exposing the product to the hydrogen under the predetermined conditions, wherein the product is a hydrogen storage hydrocarbon compound producing a non-endothermic or an exothermic release of hydrogen adsorbed thereto with autocatalysis activity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignees: Osaka University, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Hosei University
    Inventors: Koichi Kusakabe, Gagus Ketut Sunnardianto, Toshiaki Enoki, Isao Maruyama, Kazuyuki Takai
  • Publication number: 20190233282
    Abstract: The objective of the present invention is to provide a carbon-based hydrogen storage material having an autocatalytic capability, and a production method therefor. The present invention provides a carbon-based hydrogen storage material having an atomic defect, which is a hydrogen adsorbing-storing hydrocarbon compound having an autocatalysis reaction, wherefrom hydrogen that has been adsorbed and stored within the compound is either released while no heat is absorbed, or released while heat is generated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicants: Osaka University, Fukuoka Institute of Technology, Hosei University
    Inventors: Koichi KUSAKABE, Gagus Ketut SUNNARDIANTO, Toshiaki ENOKI, Isao MARUYAMA, Kazuyuki TAKAI
  • Patent number: 9127741
    Abstract: Provided is a colloidal damper capable of harvesting electrical energy—that is, practical electrical power—from mechanical energy acting from the outside. This colloidal damper has: a cylinder; a piston which is guided and supported so as to reciprocate freely within this cylinder, and which combines with the cylinder to form a sealed space; a porous body having many pores and housed within the sealed space; an operating fluid which is housed together with the porous body in the sealed space and flows into the pores of the porous body when pressure is applied, and flows out from the pores of the porous body when the pressure is reduced; and a piezoelectric element installed in the sealed space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2015
    Assignee: FUKUOKA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventor: Claudiu Valentin Suciu
  • Patent number: 8626432
    Abstract: A distance sensor detects a target distance from a vehicle to a target in front of the vehicle, and a vehicle speed sensor detects a vehicle speed. A controller calculates a stopping distance of the vehicle from the vehicle speed. The controller calculates a collision possibility index from the target distance and the stopping distance, and calculates a kinetic energy of the vehicle immediately before a collision with the target from the vehicle speed and the target distance. The controller warns a driver of the vehicle of the possibility of a collision and the scale of damage to be caused by the collision on the basis of the collision possibility index and the kinetic energy of the vehicle immediately before the collision. As a result, the driver is provided with information promoting safe driving which appeals to the driver forcefully.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2014
    Assignees: UD Trucks Corporation, Fukuoka Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Nishiyama, Osamu Uekusa, Yuji Matsuki
  • Publication number: 20130006513
    Abstract: A distance sensor detects a target distance from a vehicle to a target in front of the vehicle, and a vehicle speed sensor detects a vehicle speed. A controller calculates a stopping distance of the vehicle from the vehicle speed. The controller calculates a collision possibility index from the target distance and the stopping distance, and calculates a kinetic energy of the vehicle immediately before a collision with the target from the vehicle speed and the target distance. The controller warns a driver of the vehicle of the possibility of a collision and the scale of damage to be caused by the collision on the basis of the collision possibility index and the kinetic energy of the vehicle immediately before the collision. As a result, the driver is provided with information promoting safe driving which appeals to the driver forcefully.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2011
    Publication date: January 3, 2013
    Applicants: FUKUOKA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, UD TRUCKS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Nishiyama, Osamu Uekusa, Yuji Matsuki