Patents by Inventor Daisuke Kobayashi

Daisuke Kobayashi 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: 20240069478
    Abstract: A sheet type discrimination device includes: a first light source unit that irradiates a sheet with light having a first wavelength and light having a second wavelength; a detection unit that detects light from the sheet and acquires a detection value based on the light; and a control unit that derives a determination result of a type of the sheet, wherein the first light source unit and the detection unit are located on a same side with respect to the sheet, the detection value includes: a first detection value; and a second detection value, and the control unit discriminates first-type recycled paper by first processing using the first detection value, and discriminates second-type recycled paper different from the first-type recycled paper by second processing using the second detection value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventors: Daisuke KOBAYASHI, Shohei DOKIYA, Makoto OOKI, Takafumi YUASA, Takaki UEMURA, Masahiko TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20240065658
    Abstract: A mammography apparatus includes: an arm; a first cooling fan that is disposed on a stand side with respect to the radiation source in the arm, sucks air from an outside of the arm, and discharges air that has cooled the radiation source from a first exhaust port provided on the stand side with respect to the radiation source; a projector that is disposed in the arm; a second cooling fan that is disposed between the projector and the first exhaust port in the arm, sucks a part of air directed from the first cooling fan to the first exhaust port, blows the sucked air toward the projector to cool the projector, and has a flow rate smaller than that of the first cooling fan; and a second exhaust port that is provided separately from the first exhaust port and through which air that has cooled the projector is discharged.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Daisuke OGAWA, Kohei OTA, Takeyasu KOBAYASHI, Sayaka SAITO
  • Publication number: 20240070937
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a medical image processing apparatus includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to acquire three-dimensional thermographic image data by imaging a subject irradiated with infrared rays. The processing circuitry is configured to acquire a plurality of items of projection data by imaging the subject with tomosynthesis. The processing circuitry is configured to execute reconstruction based on the plurality of items of projection data and the three-dimensional thermographic image data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshimasa KOBAYASHI, Daisuke SATO, Tomio MAEHAMA, Risa HAYASHI, Tamotsu INO, Katsunori KOJIMA, Yoshinori SAITO, Naoto WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20240062506
    Abstract: An object detection device 10 includes an entire processing unit 110 that obtains first metadata for the entire input image by scaling the input image and performing object detection processing, a divided image narrowing unit 120 that narrows down the input image into a predetermined number of selected divided images from a group of divided images obtained by dividing the input image, a division processing unit 130 that obtains second metadata by performing object detection processing for each of the selected divided images, and a synthesis processing unit 140 that removes the second metadata obtained by the division processing unit 130 that overlaps the first metadata obtained by the entire processing unit 110, and synthesizes the first metadata not removed and the first meta data obtained by the entire processing unit 110 to output the meta data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2020
    Publication date: February 22, 2024
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki UZAWA, Saki HATTA, Shuhei YOSHIDA, Daisuke KOBAYASHI, Yuya OMORI, Ken NAKAMURA, Koyo NITTA
  • Patent number: 11909954
    Abstract: In a decoding apparatus configured to perform decoding processing in parallel using N arithmetic decoding units and M image decoding units on a plurality of slices, each slice being composed of at least one encoding block line, the N arithmetic decoding units start arithmetic decoding processing in sequence at time intervals corresponding to slice sizes on a stream that satisfies a condition that a difference between a total number of encoding block lines included in any N consecutive slices and a total number of encoding block lines included in N consecutive slices different from the any N consecutive slices is 1 or less, and a condition that a code amount of each slice is less than a predetermined upper limit code amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
    Inventors: Ken Nakamura, Hiroe Iwasaki, Takayuki Onishi, Daisuke Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11906919
    Abstract: A recording medium determination device includes a light emitter, a light detector, and a hardware processor. The light emitter emits inspection light to a recording medium. The light detector detects incident light including at least one of diffuse reflected light of the inspection light emitted to the recording medium and fluorescent light excited by the inspection light in the recording medium. The hardware processor makes a determination depending on a property of the recording medium based on a detection result of first incident light of the incident light in accordance with first inspection light of the inspection light and second incident light of the incident light in accordance with second inspection light of the inspection light obtained by the light detector. The second inspection light has an intensity whose peak wavelength is shorter than the peak wavelength of the first inspection light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Shohei Dokiya, Daisuke Kobayashi, Masahiko Takahashi, Makoto Ooki, Takafumi Yuasa, Takaki Uemura
  • Publication number: 20240054181
    Abstract: One aspect of the present invention is an operation circuit for performing a convolution operation of input feature map information supplied as a plurality of channels and coefficient information supplied as a plurality of channels, the operation circuit including a set including at least two channels of an output feature map based on output channels and at least three sub-operation circuits, wherein at least two sub-operation circuits are allocated for each set, the sub-operation circuits included in the set execute processing of a convolution operation of the coefficient information and the input feature map information included in the set, when a specific channel of the output feature map is a zero matrix, a sub-operation circuit that performs a convolution operation of the zero matrix executes processing of a convolution operation of the coefficient information and the input feature map information to be supplied next from a channel of the output feature map and a channel of the input feature map included
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2020
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuya OMORI, Ken NAKAMURA, Daisuke KOBAYASHI, Koyo NITTA
  • Publication number: 20240038110
    Abstract: A display control system includes: a processing device; and a circuit device configured to perform display control on a display device under control of the processing device. The processing device outputs an expected value of an error detection code of a specific still image in a predetermined frame of a video displayed on the display device, and the circuit device includes an error check circuit that receives image data of the video from the processing device, calculates an error detection code value of the specific still image in the predetermined frame, and checks an error by comparing the error detection code value with the expected value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2023
    Publication date: February 1, 2024
    Inventor: Daisuke KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20240021648
    Abstract: A semiconductor device in which semiconductor layers are stacked is provided. A first structure is arranged between a first semiconductor layer and a second semiconductor layer. A second structure is arranged between the second semiconductor layer and a third semiconductor layer. In an orthographic projection to the third semiconductor layer, a region where elements are arranged in the third semiconductor layer is a first region, and a region between the first region and a peripheral portion of the third semiconductor layer is a second region. In the second region, an opening that extends through the third semiconductor layer, the second structure and the second semiconductor layer and exposes an electrode arranged in the first structure is arranged. Between the first region and the opening, an insulator is arranged at the same height as the second semiconductor layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2023
    Publication date: January 18, 2024
    Inventors: HIDEAKI ISHINO, JUN YAMAGUCHI, TSUTOMU TANGE, TAKUYA HARA, DAISUKE KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 11873415
    Abstract: To provide a water/oil repellent layer-provided substrate having a water/oil repellent layer excellent in abrasion resistance, a deposition material and a method for producing a water/oil repellent layer-provided substrate. The water/oil repellent layer-provided substrate comprises a substrate, an undercoat layer and a water/oil repellent layer in this order. The water/oil repellent layer comprises a condensate of a fluorinated compound having a reactive silyl group, the undercoat layer contains an oxide contains silicon and at least one element of boron and phosphorus, and a ratio of the total molar concentration of boron and phosphorus in the undercoat layer to the molar concentration of silicon in the undercoat layer is from 0.003 to 9.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshihito Tokunaga, Maemi Iwahashi, Kenji Ishizeki, Hirokazu Kodaira, Daisuke Kobayashi, Asako Anazawa, Yusuke Tomiyori
  • Publication number: 20230409914
    Abstract: The integration unit 26, using configuration information of the convolutional neural network model and each filter used in each convolutional layer of the convolutional neural network model as inputs, deletes one or more pieces of activation function processing performed between the plurality of convolutional layers and integrates a plurality of filters used in the plurality of convolutional layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2020
    Publication date: December 21, 2023
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shuhei YOSHIDA, Hiroyuki UZAWA, Saki HATTA, Yuya OMORI, Daisuke KOBAYASHI, Ken NAKAMURA, Koyo NITTA
  • Patent number: 11849238
    Abstract: A photoelectric conversion apparatus includes a first substrate including a pixel array including a plurality of pixels, a second substrate layered on the first substrate and including an AD conversion portion including a plurality of AD conversion circuits configured to convert a signal output from the first substrate into a digital signal, wherein the second substrate further includes a plurality of signal processing units including a first signal processing unit and a second signal processing unit both configured to perform machine learning processing, wherein each of a plurality of sets includes a plurality of AD conversion circuits that differ between the plurality of sets, wherein the first signal processing unit is arranged to correspond to one of the plurality of sets, and wherein the second signal processing unit is arranged to correspond to another one of the plurality of sets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kei Ochiai, Yoshiaki Takada, Masaki Sato, Masahiro Kobayashi, Daisuke Kobayashi, Tetsuya Itano, Nao Nakatsuji, Yasuhiro Oguro
  • Patent number: 11843888
    Abstract: Provided is a photoelectric conversion device including: a pixel array including a plurality of pixels arranged to form a plurality of columns; and a column circuit arranged corresponding to each of the plurality of columns of the pixel array. The column circuit includes a sample and hold unit and a plurality of lines including a line configured to supply a potential to the sample and hold unit. The plurality of lines is commonly connected or separated in the photoelectric conversion device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Daisuke Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11836959
    Abstract: An information presentation system comprising an obtainment unit obtaining a feature of an object, a specification unit specifying the object from the feature, a display, a storage storing specification information and a communication unit communicating with an external server and obtaining related information of the object is provided. The specification unit specifies the object by searching for the specification information. The specification information includes a plurality of pieces of feature information observation targets and a plurality of pieces of object information which are associated with the plurality of pieces of feature information and related to the observation targets. The display displays the related information. In a case in which the specification unit has specified the object and there is a difference between the related information and the object information, the object information is updated based on the related information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masanori Shibata, Daisuke Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11825896
    Abstract: A glove includes a glove body configured to cover a hand of a wearer. The glove body has an outermost layer including cellulose particles and constituting an outer surface of the glove. At least some of the cellulose particles are at least partially exposed from the outer surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: SHOWA GLOVE CO.
    Inventors: Kodai Kozuki, Kotaro Yoshimoto, Daisuke Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11821810
    Abstract: A magnetic sensor arranged close to a component of a rolling machine element measures magnetic flux density in the axial direction and/or radial direction of the component, then the amount of change in magnetic flux density is calculated based on a reference magnetic flux density corresponding to the magnetic flux density before the start of use of the component, and the progression of fatigue of the rolling machine element is determined from the amount of change.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: NSK LTD.
    Inventors: Daisuke Kobayashi, Koichiro Ono
  • Patent number: 11807000
    Abstract: One of printing modes including a first mode in which printing is performed by an even number of scans and a second mode in which printing is performed by an odd number of scans, the odd number being three or more, is executed. In the first mode, printing is performed using a first mask pattern in which the nozzle array is divided into a plurality of blocks each including a first number of continuous nozzles and an ink ejection area or non-ejection area is set for each of the blocks. In the second mode, printing is performed using a second mask pattern in which the nozzle array is divided into a plurality of blocks each including a second number of continuous nozzles, the second number being less than the first number, and an ink ejection area or non-ejection area is set for each of the blocks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Daisuke Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11807316
    Abstract: A power steering apparatus has a first actuator provided as a multi-phase rotating electric machine and disposed on a steering column side of an intermediate shaft and a second actuator disposed on a rack gear side thereof. A first ECU controls a drive of the first actuator and detects an abnormality of the first actuator. The first ECU changes an output of the first actuator based on a notification from a communication bus. The first ECU performs an initial diagnosis of the first actuator at a vehicle startup time for detecting abnormality, by supplying an electric power to the first actuator for not providing a torque to a steering wheel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryo Kano, Daisuke Kobayashi, Takashi Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20230353808
    Abstract: A coded data generation method of generating coded data of a plurality of bit rates in which an image is encoded includes the steps of: acquiring an evaluated value at distribution destinations of the generated coded data when the coded data is reproduced; and changing the bit rate of the coded data to be generated based on a distribution of the acquired evaluated value in all channels.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Publication date: November 2, 2023
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Daisuke KOBAYASHI, Ken NAKAMURA, Kazuhisa YAMAGISHI, Taichi KAWANO
  • Publication number: 20230348248
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a transfer system comprises a mobile body, a detection object, and a first detecting part. The mobile body is configured to travel and to transfer an object. The detection object is mounted to the object. The detection object is located at a higher position than the object when referenced to a surface on which the mobile body travels. The first detecting part is located at a higher position than the object when referenced to the surface. The first detecting part detects the detection object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2023
    Publication date: November 2, 2023
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Daisuke YAMAMOTO, Yasunori MAKI, Akihiro MORI, Akihito TERADA, Daisuke KOBAYASHI, Yusuke ITO, Takuya MIYAMOTO, Zhengnan YU