Patents by Inventor Akira Ito

Akira Ito 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: 20240053945
    Abstract: Disclosed is a host device including a display device that, in operation, displays an image in a host display region, a communication device that, in operation, communicates with multiple guest devices each having a display function, and a processor that, in operation, divides the host display region into at least two sub-regions and controls the display device to display at least two images currently displayed by at least two of the guest devices simultaneously connected to the host device, such that the at least two images are respectively displayed in corresponding ones of the at least two sub-regions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2023
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventors: Hideki FUJIMAKI, Tsukasa NOMI, Akira ITO, Tatsunori KATO
  • Publication number: 20240045797
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing an information processing program causing a computer to execute processing including: accepting a first request of newly coupling a second block before a first block managed by the computer, among a plurality of blocks formed to include identifiers of other blocks coupled before and after each block in the block; and controlling, in a case where the first request is accepted, the plurality of blocks such that a copy of the first block is added to the plurality of blocks and coupled after the second block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2023
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Applicant: Fujitsu Limited
    Inventors: Nami NAGATA, Akira ITO
  • Patent number: 11890730
    Abstract: A driver drill includes a motor housing that holds an electric motor, an axis of rotation of a rotor of the electric motor extending in a front-rear direction of the driver drill, a grip housing having an upper end connected to a lower part of the motor housing and an enlarged-part housing connected to a lower end of the grip housing and spaced from the motor housing in an up-down direction of the driver drill that is perpendicular to the front-rear direction. A torque setting of the driver drill is changeable, and the driver drill is changeable between a setting unlocked state in which the torque setting is changeable and a setting locked state in which the torque setting is not changeable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuta Araki, Akira Ito
  • Publication number: 20230418290
    Abstract: When a subject vehicle reaches a first position of an interflow zone within an interflow lane, it is judged whether a condition for automatic interflow is satisfied. When it is judged that the condition for automatic interflow is not satisfied at the first position, a notification for urging manual interflow by a driver is stated to execute. When it is judged that the condition for automatic interfiow is satisfied at the first position, the automatic interflow is stared to execute.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2023
    Publication date: December 28, 2023
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Ryuta HASHIMOTO, Hiroki FUKUDA, Akira ITO
  • Patent number: 11795868
    Abstract: This piston for a diesel engine includes: a bottom portion that has a deepest combustion chamber bottom in the combustion chamber; a circumferential protrusion that is provided around an entire circumference of a circumferential wall between the bottom portion and a top surface of the piston and protrudes toward an intersection (P0) of a center line of the piston and the top surface in a cross-sectional view that includes the center line; an inclination portion that inclines closer to the top surface toward an outer side in a radial direction from the circumferential protrusion; and a rising portion that rises from the inclination portion toward the top surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: Komatsu Ltd.
    Inventors: Naoki Onoda, Akira Ito, Tomohiro Shimazu, Satoru Mimura, Takashi Kuribara
  • Patent number: 11789446
    Abstract: When a subject vehicle reaches a first position of an interflow zone within an interflow lane, it is judged whether a condition for automatic interflow is satisfied. When it is judged that the condition for automatic interflow is not satisfied at the first position, a notification for urging a handover of a central player of the subject vehicle is stated to execute. When it is judged that the condition for automatic interflow is satisfied at the first position, the start of the execution of the notification is temporarily suspended.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Ryuta Hashimoto, Hiroki Fukuda, Akira Ito
  • Publication number: 20230302478
    Abstract: The invention includes a gas supplier for discharging a gas into a space sandwiched between a substrate and a shielding plate by supplying the gas to a gas discharge nozzle provided in the shielding plate to form a flow of the gas from a central part toward a radially outer side of the substrate. This gas supplier is controlled such that a flow velocity of the gas into a discharge space at a peripheral edge part of the substrate becomes larger than zero.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2023
    Publication date: September 28, 2023
    Inventors: Shuhei NEMOTO, Kazuhiro SHOJI, Ryotaro SHINOHARA, Akira ITO, Itsuki KAJINO
  • Publication number: 20230306301
    Abstract: A damage rate curve creation method includes: creating machine learning models predicting and outputting a first damage rate of a pipeline for each pipeline characteristic from first pipeline damage data including information of earthquake damage and pipeline characteristics; extracting a feature amount having high contribution to the prediction for each of the models; analyzing a change in the first damage rate related to a change in the feature amount; specifying a value of the feature amount at an inflection point of the change in the first damage rate as an extreme value, and extracting, from the first pipeline damage data, data having a value of the feature amount at which a difference from the extreme value is equal to or less than a threshold value as second pipeline damage data; and creating a damage rate curve indicating a second damage rate based on the second pipeline damage data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2020
    Publication date: September 28, 2023
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akira ITO, Masaru OKUTSU
  • Patent number: 11767423
    Abstract: The invention provides an antimicrobial fiber which exhibits excellent antimicrobial properties even without the addition of antimicrobial agents and can remain antimicrobial even after repeated washing. The antimicrobial fiber comprises a fiber having on a surface thereof a polyacetal copolymer (X) containing oxyalkylene groups, the molar amount of oxyalkylene groups in the polyacetal copolymer (X) being 0.2 to 5 mol % relative to the total of the molar amount of oxymethylene groups and the molar amount of oxyalkylene groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
    Inventor: Akira Ito
  • Patent number: 11761121
    Abstract: A method for producing a polyacetal fiber that presents an improved whiteness unevenness is provided. According to one embodiment, there is provided a polyacetal fiber production method that yields a polyacetal fiber using an oxymethylene copolymer having a melt index, at 190° C. under a load of 2.16 kg, of 5-60 g/10 min, wherein the production method includes taking off the polyacetal fiber from the discharge nozzle of a spinning apparatus, and drawing the taken-off polyacetal fiber. The tensile elongation E1 of the polyacetal fiber after the taking off is 20%-500%; the tensile elongation E2 of the polyacetal fiber after the drawing is 10%-100%; E1?E2; and the single fiber thickness of the polyacetal fiber after the drawing is 0.7-5.0 denier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2023
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Akira Ito, Daisuke Sunaga, Sunao Mikami
  • Patent number: 11758414
    Abstract: A radio terminal that performs radio communication with a base station, including: a communicator configured to perform radio measurement and monitoring of a paging signal; and a controller configured to control the communicator to receive information related to first duration by Non-Access Stratum (NAS) message from the base station, and not to perform the radio measurement and the monitoring during the first duration but to perform the radio measurement and the monitoring during second duration different from the first duration, wherein the controller is further configured to control the radio measurement and the monitoring by ending the first duration for transmitting uplink data of the radio terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Ohta, Yoshiharu Tajima, Akira Ito
  • Publication number: 20230273022
    Abstract: A measurement device (100) that measures an absolute coordinate of a target object (300) provided inside an excavation ditch (200) includes: a coordinate measurement unit (10) that measures a position coordinate of a reference point in a vertical direction from the target object (300); a distance measurement unit (20) that measures the vertical distance from the reference point to the target object; and a calculation unit (30) that calculates the absolute coordinate of the target object based on the vertical distance and the position coordinate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke YOSHIMURA, Koji ITASAKA, Kenji HIYOSHI, Daisaku NISHIYAMA, Akira ITO
  • Publication number: 20230267906
    Abstract: A sound absorbing material according to an embodiment is a sound absorbing material (1) absorbing sound from a component, the sound absorbing material including a rising portion (4) rising from an attachment portion P to which the sound absorbing material (1) is attached, and an opposing portion (5) opposing the component on a side of the rising portion (4) opposite to the attachment portion P, wherein each of the rising portion (4) and the opposing portion (5) includes a core layer (11) and a ventilation resistant layer (12), and in at least a part of the opposing portion (5) and the rising portion (4), a variation in thickness T of the ventilation resistant layer (12) is 40% or less of an average value of the thickness T of the ventilation resistant layer (12).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2021
    Publication date: August 24, 2023
    Inventors: Akira ITO, Keisuke SAWAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20230256572
    Abstract: A rotary tool includes a motor having an axis of rotation extending in a forward-rearward direction of the rotary tool. A grip part is located below the axis of rotation in an up-down direction that is perpendicular to the forward-rearward direction. A planet gear is configured to be driven by the motor. An internal gear meshes with the planet gear and is movable in the forward-rearward direction to change a speed. A sun gear meshes with the planet gear, and an output shaft is configured to be rotationally driven by the sun gear. A sensor is configured to detect the forward-rearward movement of the internal gear, the sensor being disposed downward of the sun gear in the up-down direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2023
    Publication date: August 17, 2023
    Applicant: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuta ARAKI, Motohiro OMURA, Akira ITO
  • Publication number: 20230228384
    Abstract: A detection device (100) for detecting damage to a conduit (300) buried in ground includes: a sensor (10) for detecting breaking sound at the time of conduit damage; a processing unit (20) for determining a relation of magnitude between a characteristic value of the breaking sound and a threshold; and an indication unit (30) for indicating that the conduit is damaged when the relation of magnitude satisfies a predetermined condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2020
    Publication date: July 20, 2023
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaru OKUTSU, Akira ITO
  • Patent number: 11681290
    Abstract: When conditions have not been satisfied from a timing at which a first position of the interflow zone was set to a timing at which the subject vehicle reaches the first position, the first position is set as a start position where a notification for urging a handover of a central player of the subject vehicle is performed. When the condition for automatic interflow is satisfied for the first time at the timing at which the subject vehicle reaches the first position, a second position between the first position and a distal end of the interflow zone is set as the start position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2023
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Ryuta Hashimoto, Hiroki Fukuda, Akira Ito
  • Patent number: 11673240
    Abstract: A driver-drill (1) includes: a controller (32), which stops rotation of a brushless motor (9) when a torque applied to a spindle (26) reaches a prescribed clutch-actuation torque; and a dial (65), which is capable of specifying, to the controller (32), the setting of the prescribed clutch-actuation torque within a prescribed high-low range of values. In the controller (32), a relationship between clutch-actuation torques and each value in the high-low range is set such that, in a first range in which the values are low, changes in the clutch-actuation torques are the same in the low-speed mode and in the high-speed mode and such that, in a second range outside of the first range, the clutch-actuation torques in the low-speed mode are higher than in the high-speed mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2023
    Assignee: MAKITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuta Araki, Motohiro Omura, Akira Ito
  • Patent number: 11653356
    Abstract: A wireless communications system includes a base station; and a wireless station. The base station reserves, in advance, a radio parameter that includes at least any one among a frequency resource and communication method used in transmission of uplink data by a first control signal transmitted to the wireless station and upon receiving a second control signal from the wireless station, provides authorization for the transmission of uplink data, by transmitting a third control signal to the wireless station. The wireless station, upon transmitting the second control signal to the base station, uses the radio parameter configured by the first control signal received from the base station to perform transmission of the uplink data to the base station.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2023
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Ohta, Akira Ito
  • Publication number: 20230140719
    Abstract: An information processing device includes: a first acquisition unit configured to acquire position information of a mobile terminal; a second acquisition unit configured to acquire position information of a vehicle; a third acquisition unit configured to acquire movement means information of a holder of the mobile terminal; a determination unit configured to determine a likelihood of collision between the holder of the mobile terminal and the vehicle at a crossing based on a position of at least one crossing included in road information stored in a storage unit; and a notification unit configured to give a warning to at least one of the mobile terminal and a person in the vehicle based on a result of determination from the determination unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2022
    Publication date: May 4, 2023
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kengo Kurosawa, Akira Ito, Takaaki Miyazaki, Yasunobu Yokoi
  • Publication number: 20230126629
    Abstract: A magnetic-field generator (10) is provided to be used in construction of a cell sheet (12), and include s a magnetic circuit assembly (24) configured to generate a magnetic field for the construction of the cell sheet (12) using magnetic force caused by the magnetic field wherein the magnetic force is substantially transverse to a plane defined by the cell sheet (12), and a power control system (44) configured to generate and control electric power to magnetically charge the magnetic circuit assembly (24) using the electric power.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2021
    Publication date: April 27, 2023
    Inventors: Kotaro HIRAYAMA, Hotaka KAYANO, Shota TANOUE, Yuki WATANABE, Toshio KOKURYO, Rei SHIBATA, Akira ITO, Toyoaki MUROHARA