Patents by Inventor Akira Murakami

Akira Murakami 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: 20210048889
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus according to the present technology includes an information acquisition unit and a signal output unit. The information acquisition unit acquires electronic information. The signal output unit outputs a first haptic signal for presenting haptic feedback with respect to an object, the haptic feedback with respect to the object being set corresponding to the acquired electronic information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2020
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: MIKIO TAKENAKA, RYOSUKE MURAKAMI, HIDEAKI HAYASHI, AKIRA ONO, RYO YOKOYAMA, RYOSUKE TAKEUCHI, SEIJI MURAMATSU, MIOKO AMBE, KAZUTOSHI OHNO, TETSUYA NARUSE, TETSUYA TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20210044806
    Abstract: When removing a block distortion occurring in a local decoded image, a loop filtering part 11 of an image coding device carries out a filtering process on each of signal components (a luminance signal component and color difference signal components) after setting the intensity of a filter for removing the block distortion for each of the signal components according to a coding mode (an intra coding mode or an inter coding mode) selected by a coding controlling part 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2020
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Shunichi SEKIGUCHI, Kazuo SUGIMOTO, Hiroharu SAKATE, Tokumichi MURAKAMI, Akira MINEZAWA
  • Patent number: 10916123
    Abstract: A control system according to the present technology includes a control apparatus and a control-subject apparatus. The control-subject apparatus includes a first execution unit and a first output unit. The first execution unit performs a predetermined operation in response to a control signal output from the control apparatus. The first output unit outputs a tactile-sensation-related information item relating to the predetermined operation. The control apparatus includes a detection unit, a second output unit, and a second execution unit. The detection unit detects a state of the control apparatus. The second output unit outputs the control signal corresponding to the detected state. The second execution unit performs, on the basis of the tactile-sensation-related information item output from the first output unit, a tactile-sensation presentation operation for presenting a tactile sensation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryo Yokoyama, Akira Ono, Mikio Takenaka, Ryosuke Murakami, Hideaki Hayashi, Mioko Ambe, Ryosuke Takeuchi, Kazutoshi Ohno, Seiji Muramatsu, Tetsuya Naruse, Tetsuya Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10894829
    Abstract: The invention provides methods for using and compositions of humanized antibodies that bind tau protein that is phosphorylated at the serine at position 413.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignees: TEIJIN PHARMA LIMITED, MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Eguchi, Takashi Murakami, Naoko Namiki, Akira Tanokura, Jeanne E. Baker, Sophie Parmentier Batteur, Angela Marie Jablonski, Daniel Stephen Malashock, Carl Mieczkowski, Gopalan (Raghu) Raghunathan
  • Publication number: 20210011180
    Abstract: Provided is a radiation detection element, including: a plurality of electrode portions on a surface of a substrate; and an insulating portion between the electrode portions, the substrate being made of a compound semiconductor crystal containing cadmium telluride or cadmium zinc telluride, wherein an intermediate layer containing tellurium oxide is present between each of the electrode portions and the substrate, and wherein the tellurium oxide layer has a thickness of 100 nm or less on a 500 nm inner side from an end portion of the insulating portion between the electrode portions. The radiation detection element has higher adhesion of the electrodes, and does not result in an element performance defect caused by insufficient insulation between the electrodes, even if the radiation detection element has a narrower distance between the electrode portions in order to obtain a high-definition radiographic image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: JX NIPPON MINING & METALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kohei YAMADA, Koji MURAKAMI, Akira NODA
  • Patent number: 10867488
    Abstract: [Solving Means] A terminal apparatus includes a processor part, a haptic-feedback-information output part, and a detection part. The processor part is configured to generate segmented-waveshape data by segmenting oscillation-waveshape data at a timing based on one or a plurality of periods of the oscillation-waveshape data, and to generate waveshape data based on the segmented-waveshape data. The haptic-feedback-information output part is configured to generate and output haptic-feedback information corresponding to the waveshape data generated by the processor part. The detection part is configured to detect an input signal based on a user action, and to output the detected input signal to the processor part as the oscillation-waveshape data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Ryosuke Takeuchi, Seiji Muramatsu, Mioko Ambe, Kazutoshi Ohno, Tetsuya Takahashi, Tetsuya Naruse, Mikio Takenaka, Ryo Yokoyama, Akira Ono, Ryosuke Murakami, Hideaki Hayashi
  • Patent number: 10863180
    Abstract: When removing a block distortion occurring in a local decoded image, a loop filtering part 11 of an image coding device carries out a filtering process on each of signal components (a luminance signal component and color difference signal components) after setting the intensity of a filter for removing the block distortion for each of the signal components according to a coding mode (an intra coding mode or an inter coding mode) selected by a coding controlling part 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shunichi Sekiguchi, Kazuo Sugimoto, Hiroharu Sakate, Tokumichi Murakami, Akira Minezawa
  • Patent number: 10845881
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus according to the present technology includes an information acquisition unit and a signal output unit. The information acquisition unit acquires electronic information. The signal output unit outputs a first haptic signal for presenting haptic feedback with respect to an object, the haptic feedback with respect to the object being set corresponding to the acquired electronic information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignees: SONY CORPORATION, SONY MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS INC.
    Inventors: Mikio Takenaka, Ryosuke Murakami, Hideaki Hayashi, Akira Ono, Ryo Yokoyama, Ryosuke Takeuchi, Seiji Muramatsu, Mioko Ambe, Kazutoshi Ohno, Tetsuya Naruse, Tetsuya Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20200360528
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composition having an antifungal activity without depending on conventional compositions having anticandidal activity or combinations of such compositions. The composition comprises a complex of lysozyme bonded to chitosan. The composition according to the present invention is applicable to candidiasis of the skin and mucous membranes, in particular, oral candidiasis and vagina candidiasis affecting a large number of patients and can ameliorate the symptoms of these diseases, heal the same and prevent infection of the same. The composition comprises a complex of lysozyme, which has been widely used as a highly safe natural food additive, with a polysaccharide and, therefore, can reassure patients who use the same and ease their burden. The composition according to the present invention comprises a complex of lysozyme, which is a highly safe natural food additive, with a polysaccharide and, therefore, can be safely used by patients without considering any risk.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroki Kageshima, Akira Saito, Yoichi Murakami, Shigeru Abe, Kazumi Hayama, Miki Takahashi, Miho Abe
  • Patent number: 10836019
    Abstract: In order to provide an impact work machine capable of preventing oil leakage and cooling a power transmission apparatus, an impact work machine transmitting power of an electric motor 16 including an output shaft extending in an axis A1 direction to an anvil includes: a housing including a motor case accommodating the electric motor, and a grip extending from the motor case; a speed reducer and an impact mechanism 96 each transmitting power of the electric motor to the anvil; a hammer case located forward of the motor case and nonrotatable relative to the motor case; an extension portion provided on the housing and extending from the motor case toward the hammer case so as to cover at least part of the hammer case; and a passage provided between the hammer case and the extension portion and through which air passes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: KOKI HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akira Matsushita, Takuhiro Murakami, Tomomasa Nishikawa, Junichi Toukairin, Shota Takeuchi
  • Publication number: 20200333885
    Abstract: An object of the present technology is to provide a haptic-feedback presenting apparatus, a haptic-feedback presenting system, and a haptic-feedback presenting method capable of presenting information mapped in space without vision and audition. A haptic-feedback presenting apparatus according to the present technology includes a mapping-information acquisition part, a region detection part, and a haptic-feedback arithmetic part. The mapping-information acquisition part acquires mapping information that is information mapped in space. The region detection part sets a detection-target region, and determines whether or not the mapping information included in the detection-target region satisfies a condition, such as being a threshold or more. The haptic-feedback arithmetic part calculates a haptic feedback to be presented to a user on the basis of a determination result from the region detection part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Akira ONO, Ryo YOKOYAMA, Tetsuya NARUSE, Mikio TAKENAKA, Ryosuke MURAKAMI, Hideaki HAYASHI, Mioko AMBE, Ryosuke TAKEUCHI, Kazutoshi OHNO, Seiji MURAMATSU, Tetsuya TAKAHASHI
  • Patent number: 10780771
    Abstract: A drive device for a hybrid vehicle includes an engine, a first motor, a power split device, a second motor, a first speed reduction unit, a second speed reduction unit, and a differential gear. The first motor generates electric power. The power split device splits drive power output from the engine to the first motor side and a drive wheel side. The second motor increases or decreases torque output from the power split device and to be transmitted to the differential gear. The second motor is coupled to a sun gear. The first speed reduction unit is coupled to the sun gear. The second speed reduction unit is provided between the first speed reduction unit and the differential gear. The differential gear transmits torque to the drive wheel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kensei Hata, Hideaki Komada, Akiko Nishimine, Akira Murakami
  • Patent number: 10759413
    Abstract: A control system for hybrid vehicles to eliminate the shortage of drive force within the low-to-mid speed range in the hybrid mode. In a differential mechanism, a first rotary element is connected to an engine, a second rotary element is connected to a first motor, a third rotary element is connected to a second motor, and a fourth rotary element is connected to an output unit. A third motor is connected to the output unit. When the controller determines that the hybrid vehicle is propelled by the torque of the engine, the first motor and the second motor generate torques in a same direction as an engine torque to propel the vehicle in a forward direction, and the third motor generates a torque in the forward direction to propel the vehicle together with the engine torque.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kensei Hata, Akira Murakami, Hideaki Komada, Tatsuya Imamura, Takahito Endo
  • Patent number: 10753860
    Abstract: The present technology relates an inspection apparatus, an inspection method and a program by which accurate measurement light correction can be performed. The inspection apparatus calculates a correction gain of a spectrum based on reference spectral information, under a reference light source, of a reference reflector plate having a characteristic according to an inspection object and measurement spectral information of the reference reflector plate obtained by sensing under a measurement light source, and corrects measurement spectral information of the inspection object obtained by the sensing under the measurement light source based on the calculated correction gain. The present technology can be applied, for example, to a vegetation inspection apparatus that measures a vegetation index of a normalized vegetation index (NDVI) or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Murakami, Masatoshi Takashima, Akira Matsui
  • Publication number: 20200255974
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a crystalline gallium nitride film, including: a growth step in which a GaCl3 gas, a halogen gas, an NH3 gas, and a carrier gas consisting of one or more inert gases are supplied onto a substrate, thereby growing a crystalline gallium nitride film on the substrate, wherein a partial pressure ratio [PHalogen/PGaCl3] is defined as a ratio of a partial pressure of the halogen gas with respect to a partial pressure of the GaCl3 gas on the substrate in the growth step, and the partial pressure ratio [PHalogen/PGaCl3] is 0.20 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicants: National University Corporation Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation
    Inventors: Akinori Koukitu, Hisashi Murakami, Akira Yamaguchi
  • Patent number: 10739860
    Abstract: [Object] An object of the present technology is to provide a haptic-feedback presenting apparatus, a haptic-feedback presenting system, and a haptic-feedback presenting method capable of presenting information mapped in space without vision and audition. [Solving Means] A haptic-feedback presenting apparatus according to the present technology includes a mapping-information acquisition part, a region detection part, and a haptic-feedback arithmetic part. The mapping-information acquisition part acquires mapping information that is information mapped in space. The region detection part sets a detection-target region, and determines whether or not the mapping information included in the detection-target region is a threshold or more. The haptic-feedback arithmetic part calculates a haptic feedback to be presented to a user on the basis of a determination result from the region detection part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Akira Ono, Ryo Yokoyama, Tetsuya Naruse, Mikio Takenaka, Ryosuke Murakami, Hideaki Hayashi, Mioko Ambe, Ryosuke Takeuchi, Kazutoshi Ohno, Seiji Muramatsu, Tetsuya Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20200251302
    Abstract: First shape data representing a three-dimensional shape of a sample unit including a sample is generated based on a result of three-dimensional shape measurement of the sample. Second shape data representing a three-dimensional shape of a structure which exists in a sample chamber is generated. Movement of the sample unit is controlled based on the first shape data and the second shape data such that collision of the sample unit with the structure does not occur.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshikazu Nemoto, Yuta Murakami, Takakuni Maeda, Akira Abe, Masatsugu Kawamoto, Hiroki Mezaki
  • Patent number: 10729779
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composition having an antifungal activity without depending on conventional compositions having anticandidal activity or combinations of such compositions. The composition comprises a complex of lysozyme bonded to chitosan. The composition according to the present invention is applicable to candidiasis of the skin and mucous membranes, in particular, oral candidiasis and vagina candidiasis affecting a large number of patients and can ameliorate the symptoms of these diseases, heal the same and prevent infection of the same. The composition comprises a complex of lysozyme, which has been widely used as a highly safe natural food additive, with a polysaccharide and, therefore, can reassure patients who use the same and ease their burden. The composition according to the present invention comprises a complex of lysozyme, which is a highly safe natural food additive, with a polysaccharide and, therefore, can be safely used by patients without considering any risk.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignees: Wako Filter Technology Co., Ltd., Teikyo University
    Inventors: Hiroki Kageshima, Akira Saito, Yoichi Murakami, Shigeru Abe, Kazumi Hayama, Miki Takahashi, Miho Abe
  • Publication number: 20200223916
    Abstract: The invention provides methods for using and compositions of humanized antibodies that bind tau protein that is phosphorylated at the serine at position 413.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicants: TEIJIN PHARMA LIMITED, MERCK SHARP & DOHME CORP.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Eguchi, Takashi Murakami, Naoko Namiki, Akira Tanokura, Jeanne E. Baker, Sophie Parmentier Batteur, Angela Marie Jablonski, Daniel Stephen Malashock, Carl Mieczkowski, Gopalan (Raghu) Raghunathan
  • Publication number: 20200166409
    Abstract: A temperature processing apparatus according to the present embodiment includes a storage device, and a processor. The processor includes an alignment module, an acquisition module, a processing module, a determination module, and a display processing module. The determination module configured to determine whether the temperature data fits in a first state. The display processing module is configured to display a temperature-distribution image of the temperature data fitting the first state on a display module by mapping the temperature-distribution image of the temperature data fitting the first state on at least either the real-space image or an image of the three-dimensional model, when the determination module determines that the temperature data fits the first state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicants: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Akira NEMOTO, Shota TSUDA, Masanori MURAKAMI