Patents by Inventor Akira Hashimoto

Akira Hashimoto 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).

  • Publication number: 20240171110
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a motor control device that realizes a drive signal for each phase in a three-phase modulation control system with an analog circuit. The motor control device includes a generator, a modulation unit and inverting unit. The generator is configured to receive an input voltage and generate an analog voltage having a crest value corresponding to the input voltage and having a reference potential or higher. The modulation unit is configured to generate a PWM voltage based on the analog voltage output from the generation unit. The inverting unit is configured to invert a duty in a predetermined period of the PWM voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2023
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Inventors: Yusuke KURAMITSU, Motoya KUMAGAI, Yasunobu INOUE, Akira HASHIMOTO, Shigeru HIRATA
  • Patent number: 11975645
    Abstract: An embodiment of the disclosure may be a vehicle that may include: a vehicle body including a floor surface; a front seat base protruded from the floor surface and including an upper surface thereof on which a front seat bottom is attached; a rear seat base protruded from the floor surface and located on a rear side of the front seat base across an aisle, wherein a rear seat bottom is attached to the rear seat base; and a drink holder fixed to a portion of the upper surface of the front seat base on a rear side of the front seat bottom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2022
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2024
    Assignee: KAWASAKI MOTORS, LTD.
    Inventors: Bradley Kathol, Naoki Hashimoto, Akira Kinoshita
  • Publication number: 20240110334
    Abstract: There is provided a sheet manufacturing apparatus including: an accumulation section that accumulates a material containing fibers by an air flow to form a web; a transport section that transports the web in a first direction; a humidification section that humidifies the web; and a pressurization section that pressurizes the web humidified by the humidification section and compresses the web into a sheet shape, in which the humidification section includes an intake port that takes in air, a tank that stores water, a mist generation section that generates mist from the water, and an exhaust port that exhausts the mist and the air toward the web, and a position of the exhaust port is shifted in the first direction or a second direction opposite to the first direction with respect to a position of the tank.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Inventors: Keisuke MIYAUCHI, Akira HASHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20240110335
    Abstract: There is provided a sheet manufacturing apparatus including: an accumulation section that accumulates a material containing fibers by an air flow to form a web; a transport section that performs transport; a humidification section that performs humidification; and a pressurization section that performs pressurization and compression into a sheet shape, with respect to the formed web, in which the humidification section includes an intake port that takes in air, a tank that stores water, a mist generation section that generates mist from the water, an exhaust port that exhausts the mist and the air toward the web, an air duct which is provided between the intake port and the tank and through which the air passes, and a duct which is provided between the tank and the exhaust port and through which the mist and the air pass, the duct includes a first duct provided above the tank, a second duct coupled to the first duct, and a third duct provided between the second duct and the exhaust port, and a first top surfa
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Inventors: Keisuke MIYAUCHI, Akira HASHIMOTO, Naoto ARUGA
  • Publication number: 20240077712
    Abstract: Provided is an efficient method for attaching a tissue section. In the invention, one of problems is solved by changing attachment conditions of the tissue section depending on an organ from which the tissue section is derived. A technique of achieving good adhesiveness between a microscope slide and a section by introducing unevenness on a front surface of the microscope slide using reactive ion etching as one of the attachment conditions is provided. Further, a technique of optimizing the attachment of the section using a machine learning technique or the like is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2019
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Inventors: Toru FUJIMURA, Takahito HASHIMOTO, Shigehiko KATO, Eiko NAKAZAWA, Masahiko AJIMA, Akira SAWAGUCHI
  • Patent number: 11920300
    Abstract: There is provided a fiber body manufacturing apparatus including: an accumulating section that forms a web by accumulating a material containing fibers on a first transport belt by a dry method; a transport section that transports the web by peeling off a first surface of the web from the first transport belt, and by bringing a second surface of the web, which is a surface opposite to the first surface peeled off from the first transport belt, into contact with a second transport belt; a water-applying section that applies water toward the first surface of the web in a state where the web is in contact with the second transport belt; and a pressurizing section that pressurizes the web to which the water is applied and which is peeled off from the second transport belt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Masahide Nakamura, Makoto Kawamoto, Akira Hashimoto, Naoto Aruga
  • Publication number: 20240069297
    Abstract: In an optical fiber cable in which an optical fiber ribbon formed by parallelly arranging a plurality of optical fibers is packaged in an internal space, a core portion of each optical fiber is made of pure quartz and an effective cross-sectional area of the core portion at a wavelength of 1,550 nm is 110 ?m2 or more and 150 ?m2 or less. The optical fiber ribbon is an optical fiber ribbon in which the optical fibers are connected by continuously applying an adhesive resin between adjacent optical fibers. An occupation ratio of the optical fiber ribbon to the internal space calculated from a ratio of a cross-sectional area of the internal space to a cross-sectional area of the packaged optical fiber ribbon is 25% or more and 55% or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2021
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventors: Yutaka HASHIMOTO, Fumiaki SATO, Masashi KIKUCHI, Akira SAKURAI, Yusuke YAMADA
  • Publication number: 20240029109
    Abstract: To make it possible to appropriately provide content information to a user terminal by using position information of the user terminal. An information providing apparatus (10a, 10) includes a storage unit (102a) configured to store position information associated with a position on a map, content information associated with the position information, and an attribute corresponding to the content information, and a control unit (101a) configured to output first content information to a user terminal based on position information acquired from the user terminal, and then output second content information associated with an attribute of the first content information to the user terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2020
    Publication date: January 25, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Akira HASHIMOTO, Kenichi ICHIHARA, Toshikazu MARUYAMA, Shizuko KANEGAE
  • Publication number: 20240013256
    Abstract: To make it possible to set an appropriate advertisement spot in accordance with a content service. An information providing apparatus includes a storage unit configured to store position information associated with a position on a route, and content information associated with the position information, and a control unit configured to provide first content information associated with first position information acquired from a user terminal based on the first position information. The control unit sets an advertisement spot having an attribute associated with an attribute of the first content information provided at a first position at a second position on the route, the second position being a predetermined distance apart from the first position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2020
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Akira Hashimoto, Kenichi Ichihara, Toshikazu Maruyama, Shizuko Kanegae
  • Patent number: 11869397
    Abstract: An abnormality detection circuit includes: a plurality of voltage dividing circuits; a first selector configured to select and output one of a plurality of outputs of the plurality of voltage dividing circuits; a first comparator configured to compare an output of the first selector with a reference voltage; and a first detector configured to detect an abnormality based on an output of the first comparator, wherein the selection of the first selector is switched in synchronization with a vertical synchronization signal or a horizontal synchronization signal of a liquid crystal display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: Rohm Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Akira Hashimoto, Takateru Yamamoto, Sukenori Ito, Yasunobu Inoue
  • Publication number: 20230121542
    Abstract: An abnormality detection circuit includes: a plurality of voltage dividing circuits; a first selector configured to select and output one of a plurality of outputs of the plurality of voltage dividing circuits; a first comparator configured to compare an output of the first selector with a reference voltage; and a first detector configured to detect an abnormality based on an output of the first comparator, wherein the selection of the first selector is switched in synchronization with a vertical synchronization signal or a horizontal synchronization signal of a liquid crystal display device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2022
    Publication date: April 20, 2023
    Inventors: Akira Hashimoto, Takateru Yamamoto, Sukenori ITO, Yasunobu Inoue
  • Patent number: 11620926
    Abstract: An abnormality detection circuit includes: a plurality of voltage dividing circuits; a first selector configured to select and output one of a plurality of outputs of the plurality of voltage dividing circuits; a first comparator configured to compare an output of the first selector with a reference voltage; and a first detector configured to detect an abnormality based on an output of the first comparator, wherein the selection of the first selector is switched in synchronization with a vertical synchronization signal or a horizontal synchronization signal of a liquid crystal display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2023
    Assignee: Rohm Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Akira Hashimoto, Takateru Yamamoto, Sukenori Ito, Yasunobu Inoue
  • Patent number: 11616407
    Abstract: Provided is a segment-core coupled body, including a plurality of segment cores each including a core back and a tooth; and a plurality of coupling portions configured to couple the core backs to one another, wherein the plurality of segment cores and the plurality of coupling portions are each a laminated body of magnetic sheets, wherein the plurality of coupling portions each include: a posture holding portion adjacent to a gap defined between adjacent core backs; a first thin portion configured to couple one corner portion of the adjacent core backs and the posture holding portion; and a second thin portion configured to couple another corner portion of the adjacent core backs and the posture holding portion, and wherein, the posture holding portion projects toward a radially outer side with respect to the adjacent core backs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2023
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tatsuro Hino, Akira Hashimoto, Yutaka Hirota, Masashi Nakamura, Takatoshi Masuda
  • Publication number: 20220412004
    Abstract: There is provided a fiber body manufacturing apparatus including: an accumulating section that forms a web by accumulating a material containing fibers on a first transport belt by a dry method; a transport section that transports the web by peeling off a first surface of the web from the first transport belt, and by bringing a second surface of the web, which is a surface opposite to the first surface peeled off from the first transport belt, into contact with a second transport belt; a water-applying section that applies water toward the first surface of the web in a state where the web is in contact with the second transport belt; and a pressurizing section that pressurizes the web to which the water is applied and which is peeled off from the second transport belt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2022
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Inventors: Masahide NAKAMURA, Makoto KAWAMOTO, Akira HASHIMOTO, Naoto ARUGA
  • Publication number: 20220366824
    Abstract: An abnormality detection circuit includes: a plurality of voltage dividing circuits; a first selector configured to select and output one of a plurality of outputs of the plurality of voltage dividing circuits; a first comparator configured to compare an output of the first selector with a reference voltage; and a first detector configured to detect an abnormality based on an output of the first comparator, wherein the selection of the first selector is switched in synchronization with a vertical synchronization signal or a horizontal synchronization signal of a liquid crystal display device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2022
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Inventors: Akira Hashimoto, Takateru Yamamoto, Sukenori ITO, Yasunobu Inoue
  • Patent number: 11436957
    Abstract: An abnormality detection circuit includes: a plurality of voltage dividing circuits; a first selector configured to select and output one of a plurality of outputs of the plurality of voltage dividing circuits; a first comparator configured to compare an output of the first selector with a reference voltage; and a first detector configured to detect an abnormality based on an output of the first comparator, wherein the selection of the first selector is switched in synchronization with a vertical synchronization signal or a horizontal synchronization signal of a liquid crystal display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: Rohm Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Akira Hashimoto, Takateru Yamamoto, Sukenori Ito, Yasunobu Inoue
  • Publication number: 20220258287
    Abstract: A joining outer diameter portion located at an axial-direction intermediate portion and fitting tapered outer diameter portions located on both axial-direction sides across the joining outer diameter portion are formed on an outer peripheral face portion of an inner metal member. A joining inner diameter portion corresponding to the joining outer diameter portion and having a smaller diameter than the joining outer diameter portion so as to overlap with the joining outer diameter portion, and fitting tapered inner diameter portions corresponding to the fitting tapered outer diameter portions are formed on an inner peripheral face portion of an outer metal member. The joining portions are joined by means of resistance heating generated by conducting electricity while they are pressurized in the axial direction. The fitting tapered portions are brought into a fitted state in association with the joining.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2020
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Inventor: Akira HASHIMOTO
  • Patent number: 11398353
    Abstract: In a multilayer ceramic capacitor, when a cross-section obtained by cutting a multilayer body at a position at a central portion in a length direction and defined in a width direction and a layering direction is viewed, a variation in distance in the width direction from a straight line that connects ends of two internal electrodes located outermost in the layering direction to each other to respective ends of internal electrodes is not larger than about 0.2, a first ridgeline portion connecting the straight line that connects the ends of the two internal electrodes to each other to one main surface of the multilayer body has a first curve, a second ridgeline portion that connects one main surface to one side surface of the multilayer body has a second curve, and the first curve is larger in radius of curvature than the second curve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Akira Hashimoto
  • Publication number: 20220190690
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a motor driving device. The motor driving device includes: a control signal generator, identifying a rotor position according to a position detection signal of the rotor of a three-phase motor, and outputting a digital control signal corresponding to the position identified; a DA converter, generating first and second command phase voltages corresponding to two of U, V and W phases by a resistance ladder according to the control signal; a periodic voltage generator, generating a periodic voltage; first and second comparators, generating first and second pulse width modulation (PWM) signals by comparing the first and second command phase voltages and the periodic voltage; and a logic circuit, implementing a two-phase modulation by assigning the first and second PWM signals to any two of the U, V and W phases according to the position detection signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2021
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Inventors: Kohki Taniguchi, Akira Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 11199246
    Abstract: An automatic transmission which includes a first rotating member and a second rotating member is provided. The first rotating member includes an outer rotating member having a first outer power transmission part and an outer extending part, and an inner rotating member which is made of a different material from the outer rotating member and has a first inner power transmission part and an inner extending part. The outer and inner extending parts are coupled through a first extending part formed by axially joining them to each other at a caulking part. The second rotating member includes a second extending part having a recess indented on an opposite side of the first extending part. The caulking part has a protrusion protruding by being recessed from the first extending part to the second extending part. At least a part of the protrusion is located inside the recess.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Assignee: Mazda Motor Corporation
    Inventors: Akira Hashimoto, Yasuo Miura, Takeyuki Tanaka, Tomoya Nakano, Kazuhiro Yamada, Hiroyuki Enoki