Patents by Inventor Atsushi Miyamoto

Atsushi Miyamoto 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: 20200146762
    Abstract: There is provided is a robot arm apparatus including an arm unit made up of a plurality of links joined to each other by one or a plurality of a joint unit, the arm unit being connectable to an imaging unit; and a drive control unit that controls driving of the arm unit by causing each joint unit to be driven cooperatively. The drive control unit uses relative position information of a reference position with respect to the arm unit, the relative position information being based on a state of the arm unit and distance information about a distance between the imaging unit and the reference position, to control the driving of the arm unit in a manner that the reference position is positioned on an optical axis of the imaging unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: TAKARA KASAI, YASUHISA KAMIKAWA, YOHEI KURODA, WATARU KOKUBO, TOSHIMITSU TSUBOI, TETSUHARU FUKUSHIMA, YASUHIRO MATSUDA, ATSUSHI MIYAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200141348
    Abstract: A control device for a compression autoignition engine includes an engine, a state quantity setting device, a spark plug, a controller, and a sensor. The spark plug receives a control signal from the controller and ignites air-fuel mixture at predetermined ignition timing such that the ignited air-fuel mixture is combusted by flame propagation and then unburned air-fuel mixture in a combustion chamber is combusted by autoignition. The controller outputs a control signal to an injector such that preceding injection and succeeding injection are performed in a compression stroke.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2016
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Kota Matsumoto, Tomonori Urushihara, Atsushi Inoue, Yusuke Kawai, Toru Miyamoto, Yudai Koshiro
  • Publication number: 20200129265
    Abstract: To realize torque control based on an estimated external force and to cope with more various situations. Provided is a medical support arm system including: a support arm that is a multilink structure having a plurality of links connected by a joint unit including an actuator, and configured to support a medical unit; and a control device including an external force estimation unit configured to estimate an external force acting on the joint unit on the basis of a drive characteristic of the actuator, and a joint control unit configured to control drive of the joint unit on the basis of an external torque estimated by the external force estimation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2018
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: YASUHIRO MATSUDA, FUMIYASU SUZUKI, ATSUSHI MIYAMOTO, YOHEI KURODA, KENICHIRO NAGASAKA
  • Publication number: 20200116098
    Abstract: A control apparatus for an engine includes an engine, a state quantity setting device, a spark plug, and a controller. The spark plug ignites air-fuel mixture at predetermined ignition timing so that unburned air-fuel mixture combusts by autoignition after start of combustion of the air-fuel mixture by the ignition, and the controller adjusts a heat amount ratio in accordance with an operation state of the engine through change of the ignition timing, the heat amount ratio representing an index associated with a ratio of an amount of heat generated when the air-fuel mixture combusts by flame propagation with respect to a total amount of heat generated when the air-fuel mixture combusts in the combustion chamber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2017
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Kota Matsumoto, Tomonori Urushihara, Atsushi Inoue, Yusuke Kawai, Toru Miyamoto, Yudai Koshiro
  • Patent number: 10618563
    Abstract: A frame member for a vehicle comprises a first side wall, a second side wall provided on an inward side, in a vehicle width direction, of the first side wall, an upper wall and a lower wall, which are configured to form a structure of the closed cross section of the frame member together with the first and the second side walls, an upper-side lateral rib and a lower-side lateral rib, which are respectively provided between the upper and lower walls to interconnect the first and the second side walls and extend linearly, when viewed from the longitudinal direction of the frame member, an upper-side vertical rib provided to face the first side wall and interconnect the upper wall and the upper-side lateral rib, and a lower-side vertical rib provided to face the first side wall and interconnect the lower wall and the lower-side lateral rib.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sakayu Terada, Koji Miyamoto, Atsushi Gonokuchi, Takashi Yuuma
  • Patent number: 10610990
    Abstract: A control system of a machine tool includes a hydraulic pressure adjuster. The hydraulic pressure adjuster includes a sequence program controller that includes components for adding a function of adjusting a hydrostatic pressure of a static pressure oil supplied to a hydrostatic pressure guide mechanism, which are a pressure setting unit, a constant acceleration motion controller, a workpiece-weight calculator and a supply state adjuster.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Toshiba Kikai Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Atsushi Tada, Takuma Miyamoto
  • Patent number: 10595955
    Abstract: Provided is a control device including control circuitry configured to control a position and an attitude of a microscope by driving an arm that supports the microscope on the basis of a captured image of a surgical operating site photographed by the microscope during a surgical operation so that a position and attitude condition is satisfied. The position and attitude condition is a condition that prescribes a position and an attitude of the microscope with respect to the surgical operating site to obtain a desired captured image corresponding to the position and attitude condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Ootsuki, Atsushi Miyamoto
  • Patent number: 10590599
    Abstract: A modified fiber and a method for producing the same. The modified fiber is obtained by modifying a fiber material containing at least one of a cellulosic fiber and an animal fiber. In the modified fiber, a film of a silicone elastomer is attached to at least a portion of a surface of the fiber material, the silicone elastomer contains a polyoxyethylene alkyl ether having 12 to 15 carbon atoms as a main component and has a siloxane skeleton, and the surface has a surface tension of 30 to 70 mN/m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: KB TSUZUKI K.K.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Miyamoto, Motohisa Noma, Atsushi Hirosue
  • Publication number: 20200060523
    Abstract: Provision of a technology for controlling an arm to maintain hand-eye coordination is desirable in a case of using the arm for supporting an oblique-viewing endoscope. Provided is a medical support arm system including an articulated arm configured to support a scope that acquires an image of an observation target in an operation field, and a control unit configured to control the articulated arm on the basis of a relationship between a real link corresponding to a lens barrel axis of the scope and a virtual link corresponding to an optical axis of the scope.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2018
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Yasuhiro MATSUDA, Atsushi MIYAMOTO, Kenichiro NAGASAKA, Masaru USUI, Yohei KURODA, Daisuke NAGAO, Jun ARAI, Tetsuharu FUKUSHIMA
  • Patent number: 10561469
    Abstract: There is provided a robot arm apparatus including an arm unit made up of a plurality of links joined to each other by one or a plurality of a joint unit, the arm unit being connectable to an imaging unit; and a drive control unit that controls driving of the arm unit by causing each joint unit to be driven cooperatively. The drive control unit uses relative position information of a reference position with respect to the arm unit, the relative position information being based on a state of the arm unit and distance information about a distance between the imaging unit and the reference position, to control the driving of the arm unit in a manner that the reference position is positioned on an optical axis of the imaging unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takara Kasai, Yasuhisa Kamikawa, Yohei Kuroda, Wataru Kokubo, Toshimitsu Tsuboi, Tetsuharu Fukushima, Yasuhiro Matsuda, Atsushi Miyamoto
  • Patent number: 10556345
    Abstract: A robot arm apparatus including: an arm unit made up of a plurality of links joined by one or a plurality of joint units, the arm unit is connectable to an imaging unit. An internal model including at least geometric information of the arm unit and focus position information of the imaging unit is updated based on internal model information acquired in a state in which the imaging unit is pointed at a reference point in a real space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuhisa Kamikawa, Takara Kasai, Yohei Kuroda, Wataru Kokubo, Toshimitsu Tsuboi, Tetsuharu Fukushima, Yasuhiro Matsuda, Atsushi Miyamoto
  • Publication number: 20200031036
    Abstract: An instrument panel (10) includes a base material portion (20) made of a base material M1 and a different material portion (30) made of a different material M2 having a different thermal shrinkage from that of the base material M1, and in the instrument panel (10), the base material portion (20) and the different material portion (30) are connected in a state such that at least a part of the two materials do not overlap.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2017
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Taiki Moriizumi, Yuuki Kami, Noboru Hirano, Toshihiro Saimura, Hajime Miyamoto, Atsushi Yusa, Kazuhiro Kawano
  • Publication number: 20200031229
    Abstract: An instrument panel (10) is formed by bonding a base material portion (20) composed of a base material M1 and a different material portion (30) composed of a different material M2. The different material portion (30) is infiltrated into the base material portion (20) and the infiltration portion (33) has a plurality of intermittent recessed portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2017
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Taiki Moriizumi, Yuuki Kami, Noboru Hirano, Toshihiro Saimura, Hajime Miyamoto, Atsushi Yusa, Kazuhiro Kawano
  • Publication number: 20200029559
    Abstract: An object is to provide a high insect control effect on larvae of stored grain insect pests that occur in a deposit of grain powder, which have been difficult to control by conventional insecticide application or fumigant treatment, and make it possible to easily carry out control even in places that are difficult to clean to remove grain powder. A three-dimensional insect control sheet (10) contains an insect growth regulator at least in a front surface (1a) and has a three-dimensional surface that forms a structure with an irregular profile. The front surface (1a) is at least part of the surface with the irregular profile.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2018
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Kazuyo MIYAMOTO, Yoshito TANAKA, Osamu HOSHINA, Takashi KUROSAWA, Goro TAJIKA, Suguru IKUTA, Yuji UCHIDA, Atsushi SHIBAYAMA
  • Patent number: 10539098
    Abstract: A control system of a compression-ignition engine is provided, which includes an engine configured to cause combustion of mixture gas inside a combustion chamber, a spark plug, and a controller configured to operate the engine. The combustion is performed in a given mode in which, after the spark plug ignites the mixture gas to start combustion, unburned mixture gas combusts by self-ignition. The controller has a heat amount ratio changing module configured to change, according to an engine operating state, a heat amount ratio as an index relating to a ratio of a heat amount generated when the mixture gas combusts by flame propagation with respect to a total heat amount generated when the mixture gas inside the combustion chamber combusts. The controller causes the changing module to increase the heat amount ratio at a high engine speed than at a low engine speed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: Mazda Motor Corporation
    Inventors: Atsushi Inoue, Kota Matsumoto, Yusuke Kawai, Toru Miyamoto, Yudai Koshiro
  • Patent number: 10529700
    Abstract: A light emitting device includes a package having a recess which includes a bottom surface having corners. The package includes a first electrode, a second electrode, and a resin portion. The first electrode is provided at a first part of the bottom surface. The second electrode is provided at a second part of the bottom surface. The resin portion is provided between the first electrode and the second electrode at a third part of the bottom surface. A protection element is provided on the bottom surface. A light reflective material covers the bottom surface except for an uncovered region to cover the protection element and the corners of the bottom surface and uncovers an uncovering region of the bottom surface. The uncovered region is defined by linear lines and curved lines connecting the linear lines. A light emitting element is provided in the uncovered region on the bottom surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kimihiro Miyamoto, Atsushi Bando, Naofumi Sumitani, Akira Otani
  • Patent number: 10505428
    Abstract: An actuator including a reduction gear that reduces, by a certain reduction ratio, a rotational velocity of an input shaft joined to a rotary shaft of a motor, and transmits the reduced rotational velocity to an output shaft, a first absolute angle encoder that detects a rotational angle of the input shaft, and a second absolute angle encoder that detects a rotational angle of the output shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Wataru Kokubo, Takara Kasai, Yasuhisa Kamikawa, Yohei Kuroda, Toshimitsu Tsuboi, Tetsuharu Fukushima, Yasuhiro Matsuda, Atsushi Miyamoto
  • Patent number: 10498716
    Abstract: A management system, a method of controlling communication, and a communication system. The management system and method includes receiving a request to distribute information related to a prescribed attribute from a first communication terminal that is authenticated by a first client, receiving a request to receive a message related to the prescribed attribute from a second communication terminal that is authenticated by a second client, and controlling distribution of the information related to the prescribed attribute to the second communication terminal based on whether a first service that is used by the first client and a second service that is used by the second client are each associated with the prescribed attribute. The communication system includes a first communication terminal executing a first application, a second communication terminal executing a second application, and a management system to communicate with the first communication terminal and the second communication terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takuya Soneda, Naoki Umehara, Hiroshi Hinohara, Atsushi Miyamoto, Takeshi Horiuchi
  • Patent number: 10496082
    Abstract: A workpiece processing apparatus includes: a first rotational distance information storage unit that stores multiple pieces of first rotational distance information, each of which is information having, in association with each other, a rotational angle, and first distance information regarding a distance from a rotation center to an edge of a circular workpiece corresponding to the rotational angle, in a case where the workpiece is rotated; an acquiring unit that acquires information for positioning the workpiece, information for specifying an orientation of the workpiece, and information regarding a defective portion at the edge of the workpiece, using the multiple pieces of first rotational distance information stored in the first rotational distance information storage unit; and an output unit that outputs the information for positioning the workpiece, the information for specifying the orientation of the workpiece, and the information regarding the defective portion, which are acquired by the acquiring u
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: DAIHEN Corporation
    Inventors: Akira Miyamoto, Atsushi Kawakami
  • Patent number: 10487720
    Abstract: A control system of a compression-ignition engine is provided, which includes an engine, an injector, a spark plug, and a controller connected to the injector and the spark plug, and configured to operate the engine by outputting a control signal to the injector and the spark plug. After the spark plug ignites mixture gas to start combustion, unburned mixture gas combusts by self-ignition. The controller outputs the control signal to the injector to perform a first-stage injection of fuel and then a second-stage injection in which fuel is injected to at least form the mixture gas around the spark plug. The controller also outputs the control signal to the injector to control a ratio of the injection amount of the second-stage injection with respect to the injection amount of the first-stage injection to be higher at a high engine speed than at a low engine speed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Mazda Motor Corporation
    Inventors: Atsushi Inoue, Kota Matsumoto, Yusuke Kawai, Toru Miyamoto, Yudai Koshiro