Patents by Inventor Akihiro Hasegawa

Akihiro Hasegawa has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 11557856
    Abstract: A connector lock structure includes a lock arm that extends along a fitting direction and is formed on a side wall of a connector housing, and maintains a fitted state by being elastically engaged with a counterpart connector housing; a pair of flexible and deformable plate-shaped support walls that protrude rearward of the side wall to sandwich a rear portion of the lock arm therebetween; a coupling portion that couples each of the plate-shaped support walls to the rear portion of the lock arm in a width direction of the connector housing; and an upward protruding portion that protrudes upward than the coupling portion and is formed on each of the plate-shaped support walls.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Kousuke Kida, Akihiro Tsuruta, Takuya Hasegawa, Hiromasa Kubota
  • Patent number: 11531938
    Abstract: An information processing device that controls a mobile object including lodging equipment with a plurality of compartments performs: creating an operation schedule including a first period in which movement for allowing a plurality of users to ride in or alight from the mobile object is a main purpose and a second period in which riding and alighting of the users are not required based on lodging requests acquired from the plurality of users; and generating an operation instruction for executing different controls on the mobile object in the first period and the second period and transmitting the operation instruction to the corresponding mobile object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hideo Hasegawa, Tadahiro Kashiwai, Yusuke Kaneko, Akihiro Yamaguchi, Yuki Ito, Naoki Uenoyama, Takahiro Shiga
  • Patent number: 11527374
    Abstract: Provided is a touch sensing system that can make the life of a contact of an electromagnetic contactor longer. A touch sensing system includes a main operation circuit that connects a probe and a main operation power supply, and in which an electromagnetic contactor is provided; and a touch sensing circuit that is connected to the main operation circuit through the electromagnetic contactor in a branched manner, and connects the probe and a touch sensing power supply, is which a solid state relay switch is provided in the touch sensing circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: FANUC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akihiro Yanagita, Takeshi Tsumura, Takahisa Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11522216
    Abstract: A solid electrolyte material is represented by the following compositional formula (1): Li3-3?-2aY1+?-aMaCl6-x-yBrxIy where, M is at least one selected from the group consisting of Ta and Nb; and ?1<?<1, 0<a<1.2, 0<(3?3??2a), 0<(1+??a), 0?x?6, 0?y?6, and (x+y)?6 are satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke Nishio, Tetsuya Asano, Akihiro Sakai, Masashi Sakaida, Akinobu Miyazaki, Shinya Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11508502
    Abstract: A soft magnetic alloy or the like combining high saturated magnetic flux density, low coercive force and high magnetic permeability ?? having the composition formula (Fe(1?(?+?))X1?X2?)(1?(a+b+c+d+e))BaSibCcCudMe. X1 is one more elements selected from the group consisting of Co and Ni, X2 is one or more elements selected from the group consisting of Al, Mn, Ag, Zn, Sn, As, Sb, Bi, N, O and rare earth elements, and M is one or more elements selected from the group consisting of Nb, Hf, Zr, Ta, Ti, Mo, W and V. 0.140<a?0.240, 0?b?0.030, 0<c<0.080, 0<d?0.020, 0?e?0.030, ??0, ??0, and 0??+??0.50 are satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akihiro Harada, Akito Hasegawa, Kazuhiro Yoshidome, Kenji Horino, Hiroyuki Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 11498849
    Abstract: A solid electrolyte material contains Li, Y, at least one selected from the group consisting of Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba, Zn, Sc, La, Sm, Bi, Zr, Hf, Nb, and Ta, and at least one selected from the group consisting of Cl, Br, and I. An X-ray diffraction pattern of the solid electrolyte material obtained by using Cu-K? radiation as the X-ray source includes peaks within the range in which the diffraction angle 2? is 25° or more and 35° or less, and also includes at least one peak within the range in which the diffraction angle 2? is 43° or more and 51° or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsuya Asano, Akihiro Sakai, Yusuke Nishio, Masashi Sakaida, Akinobu Miyazaki, Shinya Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11498850
    Abstract: A solid electrolyte material contains Li; Y; at least one selected from the group consisting of Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba, Zn, Zr, Nb, and Ta; and at least one selected from the group consisting of Cl, Br, and I. An X-ray diffraction pattern of the solid electrolyte material obtained using Cu—K? radiation as an X-ray source includes peaks in a range of diffraction angles 2? of 30° or more and 33° or less, in a range of diffraction angles 2? of 39° or more and 43° or less, and in a range of diffraction angles 2? of 47° or more and 51° or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsuya Asano, Akihiro Sakai, Yusuke Nishio, Masashi Sakaida, Akinobu Miyazaki, Shinya Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11495377
    Abstract: Provided is a soft magnetic alloy which has high saturation flux density and low coercivity and is represented by the compositional formula (Fe(1?(?+?))X1?X2?)(1?(a+b+c+d+e+f))MaPbSicCudX3eBf, wherein X1 is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Co and Ni, X2 is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Ti, V, Mn, Ag, Zn, Al, Sn, As, Sb, Bi, and rare earth elements, X3 is at least one element selected from the group consisting of C and Ge, and M is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Zr, Nb, Hf, Ta, Mo, and W, and wherein 0.030?a?0.120, 0.010?b?0.150, 0?c?0.050, 0?d?0.020, 0?e?0.100, 0?f?0.030, ??0, ??0, and 0??+??0.55.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hajime Amano, Akihiro Harada, Kenji Horino, Hiroyuki Matsumoto, Kazuhiro Yoshidome, Akito Hasegawa, Kensuke Ara, Masakazu Hosono
  • Patent number: 11495612
    Abstract: An alternating stack of insulating layers and sacrificial material layers is formed over a substrate. Memory openings and support openings are formed through the alternating stack, and memory opening fill structures and support pillar structures are formed in the memory openings and in the support openings, respectively. Via cavities extending to each of the sacrificial material layers are formed through the alternating stack without forming any stepped surfaces in the alternating stack. The via cavities may be formed in areas that do not overlap with the support pillar structures, or in areas that include at least one support pillar structure. Sacrificial via fill structures are formed in the via cavies, and the sacrificial material layers are replaced with electrically conductive layers. The sacrificial via fill structures are removed, and a combination of a tubular dielectric spacer and a contact via structure can be formed in the via cavities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Yoshinobu Tanaka, Koichi Ito, Hideaki Hasegawa, Akihiro Tobioka, Sung Tae Lee
  • Patent number: 11496632
    Abstract: An apparatus including: a forming unit configured to form a measurement image on a sheet; a fixing unit configured to fix the measurement image; a measurement unit provided downstream of the fixing unit in a sheet conveyance direction and configured to measure a color of the fixed measurement image; a detector configured to detect whether a cooling device having a cooling function valid is connected between the fixing unit and the measurement unit; and a controller configured to determine, in a case in which the color of the measurement image is measured, a time to be taken after the sheet has passed through the fixing unit until the measurement unit starts measuring the color of the measurement image based on a result of the detector, and to control sheet conveyance based on the determined time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yutaka Ando, Hiroto Nishihara, Yohei Katto, Akihiro Kawakita, Tomohiro Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11487286
    Abstract: A mobile object system includes: an information processing apparatus; and an autonomous travel vehicle. The information processing apparatus transmits to the autonomous travel vehicle first data and second data in association with each other, the first data being information for introducing a content of a commodity or a service to a user, the second data being information regarding a base that provides the commodity or service. The autonomous travel vehicle introduces the commodity or service to the user in the vehicle based on the first data, and moves to the base indicated in the second data upon reception of an instruction from the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hideo Hasegawa, Tadahiro Kashiwai, Yusuke Kaneko, Akihiro Yamaguchi, Yuki Ito, Naoki Uenoyama, Takahiro Shiga
  • Patent number: 11485646
    Abstract: A solid electrolyte material includes a first crystal phase. The first crystal phase has a composition that is deficient in Li as compared with a composition represented by the following composition formula (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsuya Asano, Akihiro Sakai, Masashi Sakaida, Yusuke Nishio, Akinobu Miyazaki, Shinya Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11451852
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus that controls a movable body that transports a user holding an entertainment ticket to and/or from an entertainment site where an entertainment is performed, the information processing apparatus including a control unit that executes: electronically reading the entertainment ticket held by the user; identifying the entertainment site associated with the entertainment ticket; generating an instruction for causing the movable body to move for transporting the user to the identified entertainment site; receiving picture data transmitted from the identified entertainment site; and providing a picture obtained by decoding the picture data to the user on board the movable body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hideo Hasegawa, Tadahiro Kashiwai, Yusuke Kaneko, Akihiro Yamaguchi, Yuki Ito, Naoki Uenoyama, Takahiro Shiga
  • Patent number: 11450679
    Abstract: An alternating stack of insulating layers and sacrificial material layers is formed over a substrate. Memory openings and support openings are formed through the alternating stack, and memory opening fill structures and support pillar structures are formed in the memory openings and in the support openings, respectively. Via cavities extending to each of the sacrificial material layers are formed through the alternating stack without forming any stepped surfaces in the alternating stack. The via cavities may be formed in areas that do not overlap with the support pillar structures, or in areas that include at least one support pillar structure. Sacrificial via fill structures are formed in the via cavies, and the sacrificial material layers are replaced with electrically conductive layers. The sacrificial via fill structures are removed, and a combination of a tubular dielectric spacer and a contact via structure can be formed in the via cavities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES LLC
    Inventors: Yoshinobu Tanaka, Koichi Ito, Hideaki Hasegawa, Akihiro Tobioka, Sung Tae Lee
  • Patent number: 11435638
    Abstract: This liquid crystal display apparatus is provided with: a TFT substrate comprising a thin film transistor and a pixel electrode connected to the thin film transistor; and a counter substrate comprising a common electrode that faces the pixel electrode via a liquid crystal layer. The thin film transistor comprises: a semiconductor layer deposited over a gate electrode via a gate insulating layer, while having a planar shape that has a first side and a second side each overlapping the gate electrode in plan view; and a first electrode which is connected to the pixel electrode and a second electrode which faces the first electrode, said first and second electrodes being formed on the semiconductor layer. The first side and the second side of the semiconductor layer are adjacent to each other at a predetermined angle; and the first electrode at least partially covers the first side and the second side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: SAKAI DISPLAY PRODUCTS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Okumoto, Akihiro Yamamoto, Koji Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11427477
    Abstract: Provided is a solid electrolyte material comprising Li, Y, Br, and I, wherein in an X-ray diffraction pattern in which Cu-K? is used as a radiation source, peaks are present within all ranges of diffraction angles 2? of 12.5° to 14.0°, 25.0° to 27.8°, 29.2° to 32.3°, 41.9° to 46.2°, 49.5° to 54.7°, and 51.9° to 57.5°.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akihiro Sakai, Tetsuya Asano, Masashi Sakaida, Yusuke Nishio, Akinobu Miyazaki, Shinya Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11401590
    Abstract: Provided is a soft magnetic alloy having a composition of a compositional formula (Fe(1?(?+?))X1?X2?)(1?(a+b+c+d+e))PaCbSicCudMe. X1 is one or more selected from a group consisting of Co and Ni, X2 is one or more selected from a group consisting of Al, Mn, Ag, Zn, Sn, As, Sb, Bi, N, 0, and rare earth elements, and M is one or more selected from the group consisting of Nb, Hf, Zr, Ta, Ti, Mo, W and V. 0.050?a?0.17, 0<b<0.050, 0.030<c?0.10, 0<d?0.020, 0?e?0.030, ??0, ??0, and 0??+??0.50.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akihiro Harada, Hiroyuki Matsumoto, Kenji Horino, Kazuhiro Yoshidome, Akito Hasegawa, Hajime Amano, Kensuke Ara, Seigo Tokoro, Masakazu Hosono, Takuma Nakano, Satoko Mori
  • Patent number: 11404718
    Abstract: Provided is a solid electrolyte material represented by the following composition formula (1) Li3?3??aY1+??aMaCl6?x?yBrxIy??Formula (1) where M is one or more kinds of elements selected from the group consisting of Zr, Hf, and Ti; ?1<?<2; 0<a<1.5; 0<(3?3??a); 0<(1+??a); 0?x?6; 0?y?6; and (x+y)?6.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akihiro Sakai, Tetsuya Asano, Masashi Sakaida, Yusuke Nishio, Akinobu Miyazaki, Shinya Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11403725
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus manages a ride-sharing system in which a plurality of users travels together on the same moving vehicle. The apparatus includes a control unit configured to calculate a second evaluation value for a user group traveling on the same moving vehicle, based on a first evaluation value based on a user's attribute and a time during which the user group is maintained, and in a case where there is a candidate user who is a candidate of a user newly riding in a predetermined moving vehicle, calculate the second evaluation value when a predetermined user group is formed for the predetermined moving vehicle, and determine a response policy for the candidate user based on whether or not the second evaluation value satisfies a predetermined policy.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hideo Hasegawa, Tadahiro Kashiwai, Yusuke Kaneko, Akihiro Yamaguchi, Yuki Ito, Naoki Uenoyama, Takahiro Shiga
  • Publication number: 20220081064
    Abstract: A bicycle derailleur comprises a derailleur body, a charging port, a charging-port cover, and a cover connector. The charging port is configured to be detachably connected to a charging cable to charge an electric power source. The charging-port cover is configured to be detachably attached to the charging port. The charging-port cover has a detachment state in which the charging-port cover is detached from the derailleur body to allow connection between the charging port and the charging cable. The cover connector is configured to couple the charging-port cover to the derailleur body in the detachment state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2020
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Applicant: SHIMANO INC.
    Inventor: Akihiro HASEGAWA