Patents Assigned to Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
  • Patent number: 10715076
    Abstract: The invention provides a motor control device configured to feedback-control state quantity of a motor or a load, the device including a first notch filter disposed inside a feedback control system and configured to change a frequency component to be removed, a first notch controller configured to change a first notch frequency as a center frequency of the first notch filter, and a change forecaster configured to calculate to output, in accordance with the first notch frequency at each of a plurality of past times, at least one of a forecast value of the notch frequency at a specific future time, a forecast value of elapsed time from current time until the notch frequency is to become out of a specific frequency range, and a forecast value of time when the notch frequency is to become out of the specific frequency range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Fujiwara, Toru Tazawa, Fumitake Saegusa
  • Patent number: 10714670
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a thermoelectric conversion module that enables continued use of a thermoelectric generation system even when a part of a plurality of the thermoelectric conversion modules fails by being exposed to a higher temperature. The thermoelectric conversion module according to the present disclosure includes a substrate, a plurality of thermoelectric conversion element pairs electrically connected in series on the substrate, a pair of external terminals that carries out one of inputting and outputting of electric power, and a low melting point conductor. The low melting point conductor has a melting point that is substantially equal to a heat-resistant temperature of a p-type thermoelectric conversion element or an n-type thermoelectric conversion element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroki Sato, Tsutomu Kanno, Hiromasa Tamaki, Yuriko Kaneko, Miho Uehara
  • Patent number: 10714268
    Abstract: A solid electrolytic capacitor includes a capacitor element, an anode terminal, a cathode terminal, and an outer package. The capacitor element includes an anode part, a dielectric body formed on a surface of the anode part, and a cathode part containing a conductive polymer. The anode terminal is electrically connected to the anode part. The cathode terminal is electrically connected to the cathode part. The outer package houses the capacitor element while exposing a part of the anode terminal and a part of the cathode terminal. The solid electrolytic capacitor includes a communicating path that connects a surface of the capacitor element to an exterior of the outer package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Okamoto, Shinya Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10712646
    Abstract: A phosphor wheel of a first exemplary embodiment in the present disclosure includes a base plate, an annular phosphor provided on the base plate, and a reflective coating provided on a partial area of the annular phosphor. Further, a phosphor wheel of a second exemplary embodiment includes a base plate, an annular phosphor layer that is provided on the base plate and constituted by a plurality of phosphor segments, and a reflective coating provided on a partial area of the annular phosphor layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Takashi Ikeda
  • Patent number: 10714761
    Abstract: A fuel cell catalyst layer includes a plurality of carbon particles, a plurality of catalyst particles, and at least one plate-shaped carbon member disposed between the plurality of carbon particles. The plurality of catalyst particles are supported on surfaces of the plurality of carbon particles. The plate-shaped carbon member may be replaced with a rod-shaped carbon member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuya Yamasaki, Hitoshi Ishimoto, Masashi Shoji, Keiichi Kondou
  • Patent number: 10709348
    Abstract: A standing motion assist device includes a support mechanism attached to a leg of a user to assist the user with motion, a sensor including first and/or second sensors that measure and output posture information and myoelectric potentials of the user, respectively, the sensor outputting measurement data including first measurement data measured after a sitting motion of the user sitting in a chair starts and second measurement data measured after the sitting motion ends, a memory that stores the measurement data, and a processor that controls the support mechanism. The processor detects the sitting motion and identifies the chair type based on the first measurement data, detects the start of a motion of the user standing from the chair based on the second measurement data, and outputs assist information corresponding to the identified chair type and used by the support mechanism to assist the user with standing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Motoyama, Tsuyoshi Inoue, Yusuke Kato, Jun Ozawa
  • Patent number: 10716028
    Abstract: Provided is a wireless communication apparatus capable of improving communication quality and reducing a communication time delay in a case of communicating data over a backhaul line. The wireless communication apparatus is a wireless communication apparatus which communicates with another wireless communication apparatus over a wireless backhaul line in which a plurality of wireless communication schemes are mixed and used, and includes a processor that determines whether or not to add redundant data to data, in accordance with an allowable delay time of the data, and an antenna that transmits the data by adding or not adding the redundant data to the data, in accordance with a result of the determination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Osamu Kato
  • Patent number: 10715678
    Abstract: Provided is a mobile terminal that communicates with a server that performs call control between an intercom disposed in a lobby of an apartment building and an indoor monitor. The server stores event information transmitted from the intercom, the indoor monitor, or a terminal apparatus connected to the server. The mobile terminal includes: a receiver that receives the event information from the server; and a display section that displays the event information in chronological order from an upper side to a lower side of a display apparatus and that scroll displays the event information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Kawamura, Yoshihiro Shirakawa
  • Patent number: 10715649
    Abstract: A headset main body includes a PTT switch, bone conduction speakers, a first connector to be coupled with a microphone, and a second connector to be coupled with a transceiver. A sleeve of the first connector is coupled to a sleeve of the second connector. A ring of the first connector is coupled to a ground. A chip of the first connector is coupled to a ring of the second connector, and the chip of the first connector is further coupled, via the PTT switch, to the ground.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kunimoto, Suguru Nakao
  • Patent number: 10712650
    Abstract: A screen that diffuses and reflects image light projected by a projector, includes an uneven half mirror structure body which includes a first transparent substrate and a semitransparent reflective layer, and a second transparent substrate bonded to the uneven half mirror structure body on the surface of the uneven shape with a transparent material. The first transparent substrate has an uneven shape on one surface of the first transparent substrate. The semitransparent reflective layer is provided on the surface of the uneven shape and configured to reflect a part of light and transmit the remaining light. One of the first transparent substrate and the second transparent substrate disposed closer to a projection side than the semitransparent reflective layer is made of a material exhibiting birefringence of less than or equal to 500 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Hiroshi Yamaguchi
  • Patent number: 10715897
    Abstract: A loudspeaker unit includes a frame, a diaphragm having an inner periphery and an outer periphery, and a magnetic circuit coupled to the frame. The frame includes a first support part, a second support part, a pedestal part, and a plurality of reinforcement parts. The first support part supports the outer periphery of the diaphragm, and the second support part supports the magnetic circuit. The pedestal part spreads outward from the outer periphery of the first support part. The plurality of reinforcement parts are disposed side by side along the periphery of the pedestal part and fixed to the outer periphery of the first support part and the pedestal part. Each of the plurality of reinforcement parts includes a first portion having a first height relative to the pedestal part, and a second portion having a second height lower than the first height.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryouichi Uemoto, Goro Tsuchiya, Masataka Akatsuka
  • Patent number: 10714645
    Abstract: A solar cell module is provided with: a plurality of solar cell elements each having a surface; a light diffusion portion provided in an outer peripheral area of the surface; and connection members which connect the plurality of solar cell elements. The outer peripheral area has restricted areas where formation of the light diffusion portion is restricted, in a part thereof, and the restricted areas are provided in positions where the outer peripheral area and the connection members intersect. The solar cell element may have, on the surface, bus bar electrodes which extend along the connection members. The restricted areas may be provided in the vicinity of ends of the bus bar electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naohiro Hitachi, Tomohiro Funatani, Satoshi Tohoda, Shigeharu Taira
  • Patent number: 10713106
    Abstract: A communication unit receives a message in a network. A first anomaly detector detects an anomalous message by detecting values of a plurality of monitoring items from the message received by the communication unit and determining whether each of the detected values of the plurality of monitoring items is inside a corresponding first reference range and a corresponding second reference range. The second reference range is narrower than the first reference range. The first anomaly detector detects the message as the anomalous message, when any of the detected values is outside the first reference range, and detects the message as the anomalous message, when any of the detected values is inside the first reference range and is outside the second reference range and when a predetermined rule is satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masato Tanabe, Jun Anzai, Manabu Maeda, Yoshihiro Ujiie, Takeshi Kishikawa
  • Patent number: 10715075
    Abstract: A motor control device is configured to feedback-control state quantity of a motor or a mechanical load, and the device includes a first notch filter disposed inside a feedback control system and configured to change a frequency component to be removed, a first notch controller configured to change a first notch frequency as a center frequency of the first notch filter, a change rate calculator configured to successively calculate a notch frequency change rate indicating a change amount per unit time of the first notch frequency, and a change rate monitor configured to output a signal indicating that the notch frequency change rate has a value outside a first predetermined range when the notch frequency change rate has the value outside the first predetermined range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Fujiwara, Toru Tazawa, Fumitake Saegusa
  • Patent number: 10714356
    Abstract: Provided is a plasma processing method which comprises steps of preparing a conveying carrier including a holding sheet and a frame provided on a peripheral region of the holding sheet, adhering the substrate on the holding sheet in an inner region inside the peripheral region to hold the substrate on the conveying carrier, sagging the holding sheet in the inner region, setting the conveying carrier on a stage provided within a plasma processing apparatus to contact the holding sheet on the stage so that the holding sheet in the inner region touches the stage before the holding sheet in the peripheral region does, and plasma processing the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shogo Okita, Atsushi Harikai, Akihiro Itou, Noriyuki Matsubara
  • Patent number: 10715224
    Abstract: A base station is capable of wireless communication with a plurality of terminals, the base station includes a memory that holds information on P (P: an integer of 3 or more) terminals currently connected to the base station, a determination unit that determines L (L: an integer satisfying 2?L<P) terminals that are to report channel state information indicating a state of a propagation path to the base station from among the P terminals based on the information on the P terminals, at every data transmission cycle, a selector that selects M (M: an integer satisfying 2?M?L) terminals capable of spatial multiplex communication in the data transmission cycle based on the reporting of the channel state information from the L terminals, and a communicator that transmits data to and from the M terminals via a plurality of antennas using the spatial multiplex communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Osamu Kato, Noriyuki Shimizu, Hideki Shingu
  • Patent number: 10709224
    Abstract: A device control system including a wearable device and a server. The wearable device includes a device that ejects a fragrance material, a biological sensor, and a computer. The computer transmits biological data to the server, receives a first control signal, and causes the device to eject a fragrance material upon receipt of the first control signal. The server includes a computer. The computer receives the biological data, estimates user's emotion from the received biological data, and in a case where it is determined that the user has positive emotion by using a result of the estimation, (i) transmits the first control signal to the wearable device and (ii) transmits, to an aroma device, a second control signal for causing the aroma device to eject a fragrance material at a predetermined timing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuaki Okumura, Hiroto Yanagawa, Yumiko Ohno, Yuichi Aoki, Mikiya Nakata, Akira Asai
  • Patent number: 10710332
    Abstract: A heat-insulation sheet includes a first silica xerogel layer, a second silica xerogel layer, and a composite layer. The first silica xerogel layer includes a first silica xerogel, and the second silica xerogel layer includes a second silica xerogel. The composite layer is located between the first silica xerogel layer and the second silica xerogel layer, and includes at least one type of unwoven fabric fibers, and a third silica xerogel. The third silica xerogel is located in a spatial volume of the unwoven fabric fibers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuma Oikawa, Kei Toyota, Shinji Okada, Shigeaki Sakatani
  • Patent number: 10714646
    Abstract: A photoelectric conversion material includes a compound represented by Formula (1): where, X is selected from the group consisting of a hydrogen atom, a deuterium atom, a halogen atom, an alkyl group, and a cyano group; and Y represents a monovalent substituent represented by Formula (2): where, R1 to R10 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, a deuterium atom, a halogen atom, an alkyl group, or an aryl group; or two or more of R1 to R10 bond to each other to form one or more rings, and the remainders each independently represent a hydrogen atom, a deuterium atom, a halogen atom, an alkyl group, or an aryl group; * denotes the binding site of Y in Formula (1); and Ar1 is selected from the group consisting of structures represented by Formulae (3): where ** denotes a binding site of Ar1 with N in Formula (2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaya Hirade, Manabu Nakata, Yuko Kishimoto, Hironori Kaji, Katsuyuki Shizu, Katsuaki Suzuki
  • Patent number: D890180
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masaru Furujiku, Ryusuke Teramoto, Munehiro Torii, Tatsuo Kuromoto