Patents by Inventor Atsushi Ikeda

Atsushi Ikeda 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: 10414237
    Abstract: A dump truck pitching control system that can improve the ride quality of a vehicle body and the drive stability during traveling is provided. The present invention includes: a pitching state amount detection section 194 that detects a state amount of the pitching movement of the vehicle body 10; a spring characteristics calculation section 197 that calculates spring characteristics of suspension cylinders 30, based on detection results of stroke sensors 306, pressure sensors 307, and temperature sensors 308; a pitching target amount calculation section 192 that calculates a target amount of the pitching movement of the vehicle body 10, according to the spring characteristics calculated by the spring characteristics calculation section 197; and a torque correction value calculation section 193 that calculates a torque correction value required to correct the pitching amount, according to the spring characteristics calculated by the spring characteristics calculation section 197.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takeshi Iwaki, Atsushi Kitaguchi, Kazunori Ishihara, Jun Ikeda, Yoshifumi Nabeshima
  • Patent number: 10408367
    Abstract: Provided is a mesh-patterned resin molded product (10) used for encasing and protecting a hollow piping member provided in a vehicle or a small ship. The mesh-patterned resin molded product (10), in a case of an ordinary state where no load is applied to the mesh-patterned resin molded product (10), includes a plurality of first resin wired portions (11) that extend parallel to each other, and a plurality of second resin wired portions (12) that extend parallel to each other in a direction respectively intersecting the first resin wired portions (11). Each of the first resin wired portions (11) and each of the second resin wired portions (12) are joined to each other on a joint portion (13) positioned at a mutual intersection portion. At the intersection portion, a direction passing through both axial centers of the first resin wired portion (11) and the second resin wired portion (12) and being orthogonal to both the axial centers is set as an orthographic projection direction P.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignees: TOKYO PRINTING INK MFG. CO., LTD., SUMITOMO RIKO Company Limited
    Inventors: Atsushi Fushimi, Yuji Tomizawa, Koki Ikeda, Hiroyoshi Mori, Tokunori Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20190271511
    Abstract: A vapor chamber includes a housing including first and second sheets that face each other and that include respective outer edge portions joined to each other, supports that support the first and second sheets from inside and that are disposed therebetween, and a hydraulic fluid enclosed in the housing. The first and second sheets do not include an angled portion having an angle of about 90° or less between a joint and a support nearest to the joint. The expression 0.02?b/a?0.3 is satisfied, where a is a distance from an outer edge of the outermost support to an inner edge of the joint between the first and second sheets, and b is a distance between the first and second sheets at the outer edge of the outermost support.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2019
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Inventors: Atsushi KISHIMOTO, Norikazu KUME, Haruhiko IKEDA, Takuo WAKAOKA, Osamu CHIKAGAWA, Tatsuhiro NUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20190262774
    Abstract: A housing (30) of a hollow-fiber membrane module (101) is so configured as to have a small-diameter part (3B) having an inner diameter smaller than an inner diameter of a flow regulation cylinder (9) facing a part of the housing (30) on which a nozzle (8) is provided, and which is arranged on a lower side than a lower end of the flow regulation cylinder (9) in an axial direction of the hollow-fiber membrane module (101); or the flow regulation cylinder (9) is so configured as to have a small-diameter part (9G) which has an inner diameter smaller than the inner diameter of the flow regulation cylinder (9) facing the part of the housing (30) on which the nozzle (8) is provided, and which is arranged on a lower side than the existing region of the flow regulation holes (10) in the axial direction of the hollow-fiber membrane module (101).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Applicant: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Matsumoto, Mikiko Ikeda, Atsushi Kobayashi, Shun Shimura, Norihiro Takeuchi, Hiroaki Kanai
  • Publication number: 20190262924
    Abstract: A reflow device configured to perform reflow soldering on a substrate having a first component and a second component having a heat capacity larger than a heat capacity of the first component. The reflow device includes a plurality of heating sections applying gas to the substrate, a booth accommodating the heating sections, and a controller configured to perform, at least twice or more times, a heating control of controlling the heating sections to increase both of a temperature of the first component and a temperature of the second component, and then reduce the temperature of the first component while increasing the temperature of the second component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Masayasu YAMAMOTO, Atsushi FURUMOTO, Masato KAMINO, Hisahiro IKEDA, Hiroki KAMIYA
  • Publication number: 20190267040
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing method including analyzing a beat of input music, extracting a plurality of unit images from an input image, and generating, by a processor, editing information for switching the extracted unit images depending on the analyzed beat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: HIROSHI IKEDA, ATSUSHI KIMURA, KAZUHIRO SHIMAUCHI, NOBUHO IKEDA
  • Patent number: 10386392
    Abstract: A Hall element driving circuit includes: a signal switching unit which is disposed between a power supply, which outputs a current, and a Hall element having first and second terminals and performs switching control between a first switching state that supplies the current to the first terminals and a second switching state that supplies the current to the second terminals; a switching control unit that controls transitions between the first switching state and the second switching state; and a switching unit that is disposed between the power supply and the signal switching unit and controls switching between an on state where the current is supplied and an off state where the current is stopped. The switching control unit controls transitions between the on and off states and executes switching control over the signal switching unit only when the switching unit is in the off state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: HIOKI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Atsushi Nakayama, Masakazu Ikeda, Youhei Sakurai
  • Patent number: 10372145
    Abstract: A pressure-type flow rate controller includes a body provided with a fluid passage which communicates a fluid inlet and a fluid outlet, a control valve for pressure control fixed to the body to open and close the fluid passage, an orifice arranged in the course of the fluid passage on the downstream side of the control valve, and a pressure sensor fixed to the body to detect the internal pressure of the fluid passage between the control valve and the orifice, wherein the fluid passage comprises a first passage portion communicating the control valve and a pressure detection chamber provided on a pressure detection surface of the pressure sensor, and a second passage portion spaced away from the first passage portion and communicating the pressure detection chamber and the orifice.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Fujikin Incorporated
    Inventors: Takashi Hirose, Toshihide Yoshida, Atsushi Matsumoto, Kaoru Hirata, Nobukazu Ikeda, Kouji Nishino, Ryousuke Dohi, Katsuyuki Sugita
  • Publication number: 20190191045
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes one or more processors, one or more memories for storing programs including an application configured to receive a setting relating to display candidates of a plurality of languages, the programs, when executed by the one or more processors, causing the image forming apparatus to perform a process for changing a display language, and a control unit configured to control processing such that the application transmits to firmware a changing request for changing a language displayed on a screen to a different language from among the display candidates of the plurality of languages when an instruction for changing a language displayed on the screen to a different language is received.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Inventor: Atsushi Ikeda
  • Patent number: 10325627
    Abstract: [Object] To propose an image processing method, image processing apparatus and program which are capable of exciting the emotions of a viewer more effectively. [Solution] An information processing method including: analyzing a beat of input music; extracting a plurality of unit images from an input image; and generating, by a processor, editing information for switching the extracted unit images depending on the analyzed beat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Ikeda, Atsushi Kimura, Kazuhiro Shimauchi, Nobuho Ikeda
  • Patent number: 10315544
    Abstract: Vehicle seat with seat cushion and seat back includes a seat frame, which comprises: first and second frames disposed at a distance away from each other in a predetermined direction; third frame connecting end portions of the first and second frames; fourth frame connecting another end portions of the first and second frames; and a connecting frame disposed at distances away from the first frame and second frame and connecting the third frame and fourth frame. The seat frame comprises: first pipe member having a U-shaped configuration and configured to form the first frame, the connecting frame, and part of the third frame by which the first frame and the connecting frame are connected; and second pipe member having a U-shaped configuration and configured to form the second frame, a remaining part of the third frame and the fourth frame, and connected to the first pipe member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignees: TS TECH CO., LTD., HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuya Miyawaki, Atsushi Okimura, Takahide Aoki, Hiroki Ikeda, Toshimitsu Mizukoshi
  • Publication number: 20190107184
    Abstract: Provided is an electric actuator (1), including: a motor (10); a motor case (11) configured to accommodates the motor (10); and a motion conversion mechanism (22) configured to convert a rotary motion generated through drive by the motor (10) into a linear motion in a direction parallel to an output shaft (10a) of the motor (10). The motion conversion mechanism (22) includes a movable part (22, which is arranged in parallel with the output shaft (10a) and is configured to perform the linear motion. The movable part (22) and the motor (10) overlap one another in a radial direction of the motor (10). A sensor target (73) is arranged in the moveable part 22, and a non-contact sensor (70) configured to detect a position of the sensor target (73) in a linear motion direction in a non-contact manner is arranged in the motor case (11).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Inventors: Takushi MATSUTO, Shinsuke HIRANO, Atsushi IKEDA, Tomomi ISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20190092399
    Abstract: An electric actuator includes: a drive part (2); a motion conversion mechanism part (3) configured to convert a rotary motion from the drive part (2) to a linear motion in an axial direction parallel with an output shaft (10a) of the drive part (2); a driving force transmission part (4) including a transmission gear mechanism (28) configured to transmit a driving force from the drive part (2) to the motion conversion mechanism part (3); and a motion-conversion-mechanism support part (5) including a double-row bearing (40) configured to support the motion conversion mechanism part (3), wherein the double-row bearing (40) is arranged on one side in the axial direction with respect to the transmission gear mechanism (28).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: Takushi MATSUTO, Shinsuke HIRANO, Atsushi IKEDA, Tomomi ISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20190093750
    Abstract: Provided is an electric actuator, including: a drive part (2); a motion conversion mechanism part (3) configured to convert a rotary motion from the drive part (2) into a linear motion in an axial direction parallel with an output shaft of the drive part (2); a driving force transmission part (4) configured to transmit a driving force from the drive part (2) to the motion conversion mechanism part (3); and a motion-conversion-mechanism support part (5) configured to support the motion conversion mechanism part (3), and wherein the drive part (2) and the motion-conversion-mechanism support part (5) are capable of being coupled to and decoupled from the driving force transmission part (4).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: Takushi MATSUTO, Shinsuke HIRANO, Atsushi IKEDA, Tomomi ISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20190078671
    Abstract: A sensor target of the present invention is mounted to a movable part (24), which is arranged in parallel with an output shaft (10a) of a motor (10), and is configured to perform a linear motion in a direction parallel to the output shaft (10a). The sensor target includes a magnet (73) and a magnet holder (74) configured to hold the magnet (73). One pair or a plurality of pairs of fitting claws (741) capable of being fitted to an outer peripheral surface of the movable part (24) are formed on the magnet holder (74).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Inventors: Takushi MATSUTO, Shinsuke HIRANO, Atsushi IKEDA, Tomomi ISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20190073171
    Abstract: Disclosed is a control method for an image forming apparatus including firmware and an application operating on the firmware, the control method including registering a size of a defined sheet in a storage unit in accordance with a user operation under control of the firmware, accepting a selection instruction of the registered size of the defined sheet in accordance with the user operation under control of the application, and control printing using the defined sheet having the size according to the selection instruction under the control of the firmware.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Inventor: Atsushi Ikeda
  • Patent number: 10147695
    Abstract: A Cu core ball is provided that prevents any soft errors and decreases any connection failure. The Cu core ball includes a solder plating film formed on the surface of a Cu ball that is a Sn solder plating film or is made of a lead-free solder alloy, a principal ingredient of which is Sn. The solder plating film contains U of 5 ppb or less and Th of 5 ppb or less. The Cu ball has a purity of not less than 99.9% Cu and not more than 99.995% Cu. Pb and/or Bi contents therein are at a total of 1 ppm or more. The sphericity thereof is 0.95 or more. The obtained Cu core ball has an ? dose of 0.0200 cph/cm2 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: Senju Metal Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyoshi Kawasaki, Tomohiko Hashimoto, Atsushi Ikeda, Takahiro Roppongi, Daisuke Soma, Isamu Sato, Yuji Kawamata
  • Patent number: 10124610
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes a conveyance roller conveying a print medium, a printhead printing an image on the print medium, a carriage supporting the printhead and movable in a direction parallel to an axial direction of the conveyance roller, and a detecting unit detecting a rotation amount of the conveyance roller. The detecting unit is a rotary encoder including a code wheel provided coaxially with the conveyance roller. The carriage can move to a position at which the carriage overlaps the code wheel in a direction perpendicular to the axial direction of the conveyance roller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Haruo Uchida, Shuichi Tokuda, Atsushi Ikeda
  • Patent number: 10126992
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a storage to store print data, a display device to display information, and at least one processor that executes a set of instructions. The instructions when executed, cause the apparatus to perform operations including receiving a predetermined user operation for printing, and specifying a user logging into the image processing apparatus. In a particular case, the display device is caused to display a print screen for receiving a user instruction to the stored print data. In another case, the display device is caused to display a confirmation screen for indicating a usage status of the storage. The confirmation screen is configured to include at least user information indicating users associated with the print data stored in the storage, and not to include information indicating a name of the print data stored in the storage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Atsushi Ikeda
  • Patent number: D829792
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: NTN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takushi Matsutou, Shinsuke Hirano, Atsushi Ikeda, Tomomi Ishikawa