Patents by Inventor Akira Takakura

Akira Takakura 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: 20210002413
    Abstract: A curable resin composition comprises a (meth)acrylic polyol, a castor oil-based polyol, and a polyisocyanate. The (meth)acrylic polyol includes a polymer having a hydroxyl value of 5 mg KOH/g or more and 150 mg KOH/g or less, a glass transition temperature of ?70° C. or more and ?40° C. or less, and a number average molecular weight of 500 or more and 20,000 or less, which is liquid at 25° C. An electrical component (1) comprises a sealing material (2) including a cured product of the curable resin composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Hiroyuki OKUHIRA, Akira TAKAKURA, Takashi AOKI
  • Publication number: 20200362166
    Abstract: A curable resin composition comprises a (meth)acrylic polyol, a hydrogenated polyolefin-based polyol, and a polyisocyanate. The (meth)acrylic polyol includes a polymer having a hydroxyl value of 5 mg KOH/g or more and 150 mg KOH/g or less, a glass transition temperature of ?70° C. or more and ?40° C. or less, and a number average molecular weight of 500 or more and 20000 or less, and which is liquid at 25° C. The hydrogenated polyolefin-based polyol has an iodine value of 15 or less. An electrical component (1) comprises a sealing member (2) including a cured product of the curable resin composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Akira TAKAKURA, Hiroyuki OKUHIRA, Katsuhiro KANIE
  • Publication number: 20200291170
    Abstract: A curable resin composition comprises a (meth)acrylic polyol, a polycarbonate-based polyol, and a polyisocyanate. The (meth)acrylic polyol includes a polymer having a hydroxyl value of 5 mg KOH/g or more and 150 mg KOH/g or less, a glass transition temperature of ?70° C. or more and ?40° C. or less, and a number average molecular weight of 500 or more and 20000 or less, and which is liquid at 25° C. An electrical component (1) comprises a sealing material (2) including a cured product of the curable resin composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroyuki OKUHIRA, Akira TAKAKURA
  • Patent number: 10422809
    Abstract: A wristwatch includes a storing unit that stores relational data for predetermined user classifications, such as gender and body height, indicating a relationship between a traveling pitch, which is the number of steps taken by a user per predetermined amount of time, and a traveling speed which is a running speed or a walking speed. A correcting unit corrects the stored relational data based on a set of a measured traveling pitch and a measured traveling speed. A speed calculating unit calculates a traveling speed of the user from a measured traveling pitch of the user based on the stored relational data that correspond to a user classification input by the user and that has been corrected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignees: SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC., ASICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akira Takakura, Hiroshi Shimizu, Tomohiro Ihashi, Keisuke Tsubata, Takehiro Tagawa, Ryota Shinayama
  • Patent number: 10132627
    Abstract: An electronic device has a storage unit that stores unit information relating to movement with respect to each of an elevating state and a horizontal movement state and an altitude measurement unit that measures a series of altitudes. An altitude change determination unit determines whether the movement is the elevating state or not using a first determination section having a first altitude range based on a first set of altitudes within the measured series of altitudes, and determines whether the movement is the horizontal movement state or not using a second determination section having a second altitude range smaller than the first altitude range and based on a second set of altitudes within the measured series of altitudes. A movement distance calculator reads from the storage unit the unit information corresponding to the state determined by the determination unit and calculates a movement distance based on the read unit information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2018
    Assignee: SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC.
    Inventors: Keisuke Tsubata, Kazuo Kato, Tomohiro Ihashi, Takanori Hasegawa, Hisao Nakamura, Katsuya Mugishima, Akira Takakura
  • Patent number: 10067480
    Abstract: An electronic device includes at least an acquisition unit, an input unit, a time correction amount calculation unit, and a transmitting unit. A timepiece includes at least a receiving unit, a power storage unit, a drive unit, and a control unit. The input unit receives an input of the time displayed by the display unit of the timepiece. The time correction amount calculation unit calculates a time correction amount for correcting the time of the timepiece from a difference between the time, the input of which is received by the input unit and the current time acquired by the acquisition unit. The transmitting unit transmits the time correction amount to the timepiece by using light. The receiving unit receives the time correction amount. The power storage unit stores electricity by using power converted from the light. The drive unit drives the indicating hand. The control unit corrects the time displayed by the indicating hand, based on the time correction amount received by the receiving unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC.
    Inventors: Kenji Ogasawara, Akira Takakura, Kazumi Sakumoto, Tamotsu Maesawa, Kazuhiro Koyama, Tomohiro Ihashi, Kosuke Yamamoto, Ayumi Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 9941733
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a solar cell, a secondary battery that is charged by the solar cell, and a control circuit that switches between a charging period during which the charging of the secondary battery from the solar cell is performed and a communication period during which an optical signal is received by the solar cell. The optical signal includes a synchronization signal indicating the transmission of data and the data, and the communication period is configured to detect the synchronization signal. The control circuit extends the communication period to enable the solar cell to receive the whole data included in the optical signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC.
    Inventors: Kenji Ogasawara, Akira Takakura, Tamotsu Maesawa, Kazuhiro Koyama
  • Patent number: 9800333
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a display part having a light source which transmits an optical signal, a direction detection part for detecting a direction of orientation of a display screen of the display part, and a controller for transmitting data by the optical signal from the display part to an electronic timepiece when the direction of orientation of the display screen detected by the detection part faces a predetermined direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC.
    Inventors: Kenji Ogasawara, Akira Takakura, Kazumi Sakumoto, Tamotsu Maesawa, Kazuhiro Koyama, Tomohiro Ihashi, Kosuke Yamamoto, Ayumi Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 9763627
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a living-body signal receiver that receives a living-body signal, and a display information processor that calculates living-body information based on a living-body signal received by the living-body signal receiver, that measures and outputs internal measurement information, and that determines whether or not the living-body signal receiver receives the living-body signal. A display is configured to display the living-body information and the internal measurement information. A display controller performs a switching operation to switch between the living-body information and the internal measurement information for display on the display based on the result of the determination by the display information processor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC.
    Inventors: Takanori Hasegawa, Akira Takakura, Keisuke Tsubata, Kazuhiro Koyama
  • Patent number: 9709962
    Abstract: A time correction system includes a timepiece, and an electronic device that corrects the time of the timepiece. The electronic device includes a display unit, a time data acquisition unit, a control unit that causes the display unit to display an instruction time of the electronic timepiece, based on the current time, and that calculates a time correction amount from a difference between the current time and the instruction time, and a light source that transmits the time correction amount to the electronic timepiece. The electronic timepiece includes an input unit that receives an operation input for correcting the time displayed by a display unit, a solar cell that receives the time correction amount from the electronic device, and a control circuit that corrects the time displayed by an indicating hand of the display unit, based on the time correction amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignee: SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC.
    Inventors: Kenji Ogasawara, Akira Takakura, Kazuhiro Koyama, Tamotsu Maesawa
  • Publication number: 20170019246
    Abstract: A proposed electronic apparatus is capable of transmitting correct data by re-transmitting data without complicating communication processing even when a delay occurs in transmission processing of data in one-way communication. An electronic apparatus 10 transmits data to an electronic timepiece 20 as an optical signal by using a light source 103 which transmits the optical signal, determining whether a delay has occurred in transmission of the data or not, and re-transmitting the data by using the light source 103 when a delay has occurred. The electronic timepiece 20 enables data which has been normally received in the case where a solar cell 201 has received data from the electronic apparatus 10 plural times.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2014
    Publication date: January 19, 2017
    Inventors: Kazuhiro KOYAMA, Kenji OGASAWARA, Akira TAKAKURA
  • Patent number: 9546882
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus includes a sensor, a body that is provided separately from and is not incorporated to a shoe worn by a user, and a processing circuit provided on the body. The processing circuit obtains, based on a detection result of the sensor, a number of steps taken by the user during traveling while wearing the shoe, and calculates a wear degree, indicating a degree to which the shoe of the user is worn out, based on the number of steps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignees: SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC., ASICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akira Takakura, Hiroshi Shimizu, Tomohiro Ihashi, Keisuke Tsubata, Takehiro Tagawa, Ryota Shinayama, Youzou Kajita
  • Publication number: 20160274550
    Abstract: There are provided an electronic device 10 including a display unit 105, a time data acquisition unit 101, a control unit 102 that causes the display unit 105 to display an instruction time of an electronic timepiece 20, based on the current time, and that calculates a time correction amount from a difference between the current time and the instruction time, and a light source 103 that transmits the time correction amount to the electronic timepiece 20, and the electronic timepiece 20 including an input unit 210 that receives an operation input for correcting the time displayed by a display unit 208, a solar cell 201 that receives the time correction amount from the electronic device 10, and a control circuit 202 that corrects the time displayed by an indicating hand 2082, based on the time correction amount.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Inventors: Kenji Ogasawara, Akira Takakura, Kazuhiro Koyama, Tamotsu Maesawa
  • Publication number: 20160266554
    Abstract: An electronic device includes at least an acquisition unit, an input unit, a time correction amount calculation unit, and a transmitting unit. A timepiece includes at least a receiving unit, a power storage unit, a drive unit, and a control unit. The input unit receives an input of the time displayed by the display unit of the timepiece. The time correction amount calculation unit calculates a time correction amount for correcting the time of the timepiece from a difference between the time, the input of which is received by the input unit and the current time acquired by the acquisition unit. The transmitting unit transmits the time correction amount to the timepiece by using light. The receiving unit receives the time correction amount. The power storage unit stores electricity by using power converted from the light. The drive unit drives the indicating hand. The control unit corrects the time displayed by the indicating hand, based on the time correction amount received, by the receiving unit .
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2014
    Publication date: September 15, 2016
    Inventors: Kenji OGASAWARA, Akira TAKAKURA, Kazumi SAKUMOTO, Tamotsu MAESAWA, Kazuhiro KOYAMA, Tomohiro IHASHI, Kosuke YAMAMOTO, Ayumi MATSUMOTO
  • Patent number: 9442465
    Abstract: An electronic timepiece includes a solar power source, a voltage stabilizer circuit that generates a constant voltage by using power supplied from the solar power source, and a control circuit that clocks the time by driving a rotating body at first hand operation speed and at second hand operation speed which is faster than the first hand operation speed. The control circuit selects a voltage of the solar power source so as to drive the rotating body in a case of the first hand operation speed, and selects at least any one voltage of the constant voltage and the voltage of the solar power source so as to drive the rotating body in a case of the second hand operation speed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2016
    Assignee: SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC.
    Inventors: Kosuke Yamamoto, Kenji Ogasawara, Kazuhiro Koyama, Kazumi Sakumoto, Tamotsu Maesawa, Tomohiro Ihashi, Ayumi Matsumoto, Akira Takakura
  • Publication number: 20160190863
    Abstract: There are provided an electronic device, a communication system, and a method of controlling an electronic device which are capable of reducing the number of times manipulation associated with communication using a solar cell. The electronic device includes a solar cell, a secondary battery that is charged by the solar cell, and a control circuit that switches between a charging period during which the charging of the secondary battery from the solar cell is performed and a communication period during which an optical signal is received by the solar cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2014
    Publication date: June 30, 2016
    Inventors: Kenji OGASAWARA, Akira TAKAKURA, Tamotsu MAESAWA, Kazuhiro KOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20160139569
    Abstract: An electronic timepiece includes a solar power source, a voltage stabilizer circuit that generates a constant voltage by using power supplied from the solar power source, and a control circuit that clocks the time by driving a rotating body at first hand operation speed and at second hand operation speed which is faster than the first hand operation speed. The control circuit selects a voltage of the solar power source so as to drive the rotating body in a case of the first hand operation speed, and selects at least any one voltage of the constant voltage and the voltage of the solar power source so as to drive the rotating body in a case of the second hand operation speed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2015
    Publication date: May 19, 2016
    Inventors: Kosuke YAMAMOTO, Kenji OGASAWARA, Kazuhiro KOYAMA, Kazumi SAKUMOTO, Tamotsu MAESAWA, Tomohiro IHASHI, Ayumi MATSUMOTO, Akira TAKAKURA
  • Patent number: 9290638
    Abstract: A resin additive for a polyphenylene sulfide includes a diamine compound expressed by a following general chemical formula (1), in which A is an oxygen atom or a sulfur atom, X is a hydrogen atom, an alkyl group with a carbon number of six or less, or an aryl group, and n is a natural number of 1 to 10. A polyphenylene sulfide resin composition includes the resin additive and a polyphenylene sulfide resin. An electronic device includes a molded product of the polyphenylene sulfide resin composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2016
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Okuhira, Akira Takakura, Hiroshi Katou
  • Publication number: 20160080078
    Abstract: To perform stable communication in communication by an optical signal. An electronic device includes a display part having a light source which transmits an optical signal, a direction detection part detecting a direction of a display screen of the display part and a controller transmitting data by the optical signal from the display part to an electronic timepiece when the direction of the display screen detected by the detection part becomes a predetermined direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2015
    Publication date: March 17, 2016
    Inventors: Kenji OGASAWARA, Akira TAKAKURA, Kazumi SAKUMOTO, Tamotsu MAESAWA, Kazuhiro KOYAMA, Tomohiro IHASHI, Kosuke YAMAMOTO, Ayumi MATSUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20160080076
    Abstract: To receive data normally in communication by an optical signal by an electronic device which transmits data even when a transmission frequency differs. An electronic device transmits a transmission-frequency measurement signal for measuring a transmission frequency of data and transmits the data by using a light source which transmits an optical signal. An electronic timepiece specifies the transmission frequency of data based on the transmission-frequency measurement signal received by a solar battery which receives the optical signal and receiving the data by the solar battery based on the specified transmission frequency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2015
    Publication date: March 17, 2016
    Inventors: Tomohiro IHASHI, Kenji OGASAWARA, Akira TAKAKURA, Kazumi SAKUMOTO, Tamotsu MAESAWA, Kazuhiro KOYAMA, Kosuke YAMAMOTO, Ayumi MATSUMOTO