Patents Assigned to Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
  • Publication number: 20210135983
    Abstract: A computer implemented method of routing service requests to service instances in a service mesh. The method comprises monitoring one or more performance characteristics of each of a plurality of network links to service instances. The method further comprises making a prediction of the network latency of transmitting a service request via each of at least two of the plurality of network links and selecting one of the plurality of service instances and routing the service request thereto based on the predictions of the network latencies.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2019
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventor: Timothy David FARNHAM
  • Publication number: 20210135320
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a battery is provided. The battery includes a first lead clamping a current-collecting tab wound into multiple layers. The first lead includes: a joint plate portion electrically connected to the second lead; and a cover plate portion opposing the joint plate portion with the current-collecting tab wound into multiple layers interposed therebetween. The cover plate portion includes a first plate portion and a second plate portion extending continuously from the first plate portion. The second plate portion includes a protrusion protruding relative to the first plate portion along a direction in which the second lead extends. The protrusion is curved toward at least one end of the wound electrode group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2021
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Masahiro MURATA, Yasuaki MURASHI, Tatsuya SHINODA
  • Publication number: 20210130241
    Abstract: In a silicon nitride substrate including a silicon nitride sintered body including silicon nitride crystal grains and a grain boundary phase, a plate thickness of the silicon nitride substrate is 0.4 mm or les, and a percentage of a number of the silicon nitride crystal grains including dislocation defect portions inside the silicon nitride crystal grains in a 50 ?m×50 ?m observation region of any cross section or surface of the silicon nitride sintered body is not less than 0% and not more than 20%. Etching resistance can be increased when forming the circuit board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA MATERIALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Katsuyuki AOKI, Takayuki FUKASAWA, Jun MOMMA, Kentaro IWAI
  • Publication number: 20210135365
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an antenna apparatus includes at least four first to Nth circularly polarized antennas in a planar shape; and phase adjustment circuitry adjusting phase relationship between first to Nth signals of the first to Nth circularly polarized antennas. The first to Mth circularly polarized antennas and the M+1th to Nth circularly polarized antennas are arranged at positions surface-symmetrical to each other. The first to Nth circularly polarized antennas are rotated in direction at first to Nth angles with respect to a first direction parallel to the first to Nth circularly polarized antennas. The phase adjustment circuitry is configured to set phases of the first to Mth signals to first to Mth phases corresponding to the first to Mth angles, and set phases of the M+1th to Nth signals to M+1th to Nth phases added by a first value to phases corresponding to the M+1th to Nth angles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yukako TSUTSUMI, Makoto HIGAKI
  • Publication number: 20210135521
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a first permanent magnet and a second permanent magnet are disposed in each magnetic pole of a rotor core. When angular coordinates of intersections of a flux line in a d-axial direction passing an outer end A1 of the first permanent magnet, a flux line in the d-axial direction passing through an inner end A2 of the first permanent magnet, a flux line in the d-axial direction passing an outer end B1 of the second permanent magnet, a flux line in the d-axial direction passing an inner end B2 of the second permanent magnet and a circumscribing circle of the rotor core are respectively defined as ?dA1, ?dA2, ?dB1 and ?dB2, the ?dA1, ?dA2, ?dB1 and ?dB2 satisfy a conditional formula (?34/p<(?dB1-?dA1)<22/p, ?34/p<(?dB2??dA2)<22/p).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2021
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEMS & SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroaki MAKINO, Makoto MATSUSHITA, Katsutoku TAKEUCHI, Daisuke MISU, Fumiaki ITO, Masakatsu MATSUBARA, Mikio TAKABATAKE
  • Publication number: 20210132977
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes: a resource calculator configured to calculate a computing resource amount required to execute a test on a computer platform, the test causing an emulator to transmit data based on a communication model defined in a test scenario and causing a service to receive the data, and configured to determine allocation of the emulator for a computer on the computer platform; a first controller configured to access the computer platform to acquire the computing resource amount; and a second controller configured to configure a setting of the emulator allocated to the computer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Tomonori MAEGAWA, Yumiko SAKAI
  • Publication number: 20210129319
    Abstract: A controller includes one or more processors. The processors acquire first state information indicating a state of an object to be gripped by a robot and second state information indicating a state of a transportation destination of the object. The processors input the first state information and the second state information to a first neural network, and obtain, from output of the first neural network, first output information including a first position indicating a position of the robot and a first posture indicating a posture of the robot when the robot grips the object, and a second position indicating a position of the robot and a second posture indicating a posture of the robot at the transportation destination of the object. The processors control operation of the robot on the basis of the first output information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Toshimitsu KANEKO, Tatsuya Tanaka, Masahiro Sekine
  • Publication number: 20210134791
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a first electrode on a first surface of a semiconductor part, a second electrode on a second surface opposite to the first surface, and first and second control electrodes in trenches, respectively, at a first surface side. The semiconductor part includes first to sixth layers. The second and third layers of a second conductivity type are selectively provided between the first layer of a first conductivity type and the first electrode. The third layer includes a second conductivity type impurity with a higher concentration than a concentration of a second-conductivity-type impurity in the second layer. The fourth layer of the first conductivity type is selectively provided between the second layer and the first electrode. The fifth layer of the second conductivity type and the sixth layer of the first conductivity type are selectively provided between the first layer and the second electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA ELECTRONIC DEVICES & STORAGE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryohei GEJO, Tatsunori SAKANO
  • Publication number: 20210132627
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a travel control device includes a passing order determiner configured to determine passing order of a plurality of mobile objects in a first area through which the plurality of mobile objects pass on a basis of a conflict condition at which conflict among the mobile objects occurs; and a controller configured to control traveling of the plurality of mobile objects on a basis of the passing order.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hideyuki AISU, Shizu SAKAKIBARA, Michio YAMASHITA, Noriyuki HIRAYAMA
  • Publication number: 20210134032
    Abstract: A visualized data generation device includes an acquisitor, an analyzer, and a generator. The acquisitor acquires manufacturing data including one or more pieces of first data Yi regarding a product state with respect to one product. The analyzer analyzes the first data Yi acquired by the acquisitor and derives a first index value with respect to each piece of the first data Yi. The generator generates visualized data including a first analysis result display region for causing a display device to display information about the first index value. The generator generates the visualized data in which an amount of information and a priority is set for each first analysis result display region on the basis of the first index value and a display form of the first analysis result display region is set on the basis of the amount of information and the priority.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Wataru WATANABE, Jumpei ANDO, Takayuki ITOH, Toshiyuki ONO
  • Publication number: 20210132230
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a light detector includes an element including a photodiode. A plurality of the elements are provided. The element includes a structure body for at least a portion of the plurality of elements. The structure body surrounds the photodiode and has a different refractive index from the photodiode. At least portions of the structure bodies are separated from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Ikuo FUJIWARA, Honam KWON, Yuki NOBUSA, Keita SASAKI, Kazuhiro SUZUKI, Masaki ATSUTA
  • Publication number: 20210131961
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an optical inspection apparatus includes a first illuminator, an image-forming optical system, a scattering light selector, and an imaging element. The first illuminator is configured to emit a first light beam. The first light beam reflected by an object is incident on the image-forming optical system. The scattering light selector is configured to emit passing light beams of at least two mutually different wavelength regions, at the same time as the first light beam passes, a wavelength spectrum of at least one of the passing light beams being different from a wavelength spectrum of the reflected first light beam. The passing light beams simultaneously form an image on the imaging element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hiroshi OHNO, Hiroya KANO, Hideaki OKANO, Takahiro KAMIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20210134397
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus comprises a processor. The processor is configured to receive a first number of outputs from the first number of sensors mutually different in response to an odor, obtain a second number of indicators by using the first number of outputs from the first number of sensors, the second number being larger than the first number, obtain the second number of indicator values by using the first number of outputs and the second number of indicators, and discriminate the odor based on the second number of indicator values.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hirohisa MIYAMOTO, Yasushi SHINJO, Reiko YOSHIMURA, Koji MIZUGUCHI, Yoshiyuki KOKOJIMA
  • Publication number: 20210134991
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes first and second electrodes, a semiconductor part therebetween, and a control electrode between the semiconductor part and the first electrode. The semiconductor part includes first, third and fifth layers of a first conductivity type and second and fourth layers of a second conductivity type. The second layer is provided between the first layer and the first electrode. The third layer is provided between the second layer and the first electrode. The fourth layer and the fifth layer are selectively provided between the first layer and the second electrode. In a method for controlling the semiconductor device, first to third voltages are applied in order to the control electrode while a p-n junction between the first and second layers is biased in a forward direction. The second and third voltages are greater than the first voltage, and the third voltage is less than the second voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA ELECTRONIC DEVICES & STORAGE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryohei GEJO, Tatsunori SAKANO
  • Patent number: 10996331
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a measuring apparatus includes an ultrasonic transmitter, an ultrasonic receiver and an estimator. An ultrasonic transmitter transmits, as a transmission signal, an ultrasonic beam in a plurality of directions. An ultrasonic receiver receives, as received signals, reflected waves of the transmission signal from the plurality of directions, one received signal including a plurality of reflected waves when the transmission signal is transmitted to one direction of the plurality of directions. An estimator that estimates range information from the received signals, based on preliminarily obtained received signals and a preliminarily obtained distance to an object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Daisuke Yamamoto, Takafumi Sonoura
  • Patent number: 10997400
    Abstract: A childcare support service offering system includes a terminal and a server. The terminal includes a camera and performs operation control and processing of transmitting terminal usage situation data including image data acquired by being picked up by the camera to the server. The server performs image analysis on the received image data, recognizes the user that watches the terminal, judges a gaze of the recognized user, and judges a degree of interest for the terminal based on the gaze. When the judged degree of interest becomes equal to or less than a predetermined threshold value, the server transmits a changing instruction for causing an operation in the terminal to be changed to another operation to the terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignees: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Digital Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Motokazu Iwasaki, Genki Fukatsu, Kazuhiro Shimada, Keisaku Nakamura, Satoko Kikuchi, Masaru Watabiki, Yuuka Asaumi, Kanako Miyawaki, Masakazu Kashita, Shinsuke Iuchi
  • Patent number: 10998257
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor body; an electrode provided on the semiconductor body and electrically connected to the semiconductor body; a first metal layer selectively provided on the electrode; an insulating layer surrounding the first metal layer on the electrode; and a second metal layer provided on the first metal layer. The insulating layer includes a first surface and a second surface adjacent to the first surface. The first surface contacts a top surface of the first metal layer at an outer edge of the first metal layer. The second metal layer has an outer edge contacting the second surface of the insulating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignees: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation
    Inventor: Tomohiro Taniguchi
  • Patent number: 10998157
    Abstract: It is an object to provide a tungsten alloy exhibiting characteristics equal to or higher in characteristics than those of a thorium-containing tungsten alloy, without using thorium which is a radioactive material, and a discharge lamp, a transmitting tube, and a magnetron using the tungsten alloy. According to the present invention, a tungsten alloy includes 0.1 to 5 wt % of Zr in terms of ZrC.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignees: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Materials Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shinichi Yamamoto, Kayo Nakano, Hiromichi Horie
  • Patent number: 10998401
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a semiconductor device includes a base body including silicon carbide, a first semiconductor region including silicon carbide and a first element, and a second semiconductor region including silicon carbide and the first element. The first semiconductor region includes first and second intermediate regions. A first concentration of the first element in the first intermediate region satisfies a first or a second condition. In the first condition, the first concentration is lower than a second concentration of the first element in the second intermediate region. In the second condition, the first concentration is higher than a third concentration of a second element included in the first intermediate region, the second concentration is higher than a fourth concentration of the second element in the second intermediate region, and a difference between the first and third concentrations is smaller than a difference between the second and fourth concentrations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Johji Nishio, Chiharu Ota, Ryosuke Iijima
  • Patent number: 10997999
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, there is provided a disk device including a head, a disk, a first motor, and a first circuit. The disk has a recording surface. The first motor causes the head to seek along the recording surface. The first circuit can switch between a first state and a second state. The first state is a state where a current path of the first motor is electrically cut off from a first electricity storage unit. The second state is a state where the current path of the first motor is electrically connected to the first electricity storage unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignees: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation
    Inventors: Daisuke Sudo, Hiroshi Isokawa