Daisuke Yamada 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).
Abstract: An image processing apparatus comprises a first obtaining unit that obtains examination information, a readout unit that reads out learning result data selected based on the examination information from a storage unit storing at least one piece of learning result data that has been obtained by machine learning in advance, a second obtaining unit that obtains a medical image obtained based on the examination information obtained by the first obtaining unit, and a processing unit that processes the medical image obtained by the second obtaining unit using learning result data read out by the readout unit.
Abstract: An information processing apparatus presenting information to an operator operating an image pickup device includes an image-pickup range setting portion setting an image pickup range over which an image can be taken by the image pickup device, a position and orientation calculation portion calculating a position and orientation of the image pickup device by using the image taken by the image pickup device, an evaluation portion evaluating an image pickup situation in the image pickup range, set by the image-pickup range setting portion, on the basis of the position and orientation calculated by the position and orientation calculation portion, and a guide information presentation portion presenting, in accordance with evaluation by the evaluation portion, guide information for guiding an operation of the image pickup device on a display device.
Abstract: An impregnation device includes an impregnation unit, a first supply unit, a second supply unit, and a supply controller. The impregnation unit impregnates a bundle of transported continuous fibers with a resin mixture. The first supply unit supplies a resin of a first composition to the impregnation unit. The second supply unit supplies a resin of a second composition that is different from the resin of the first composition to the impregnation unit. The supply controller controls an amount of resin supplied from the first supply unit and the second supply unit to the impregnation unit.
Abstract: An ignition coil includes a primary coil, a secondary coil, a center core, a side core, a core cover, a case, and an insulating resin. The core cover is formed in a form that covers an inner side face, one thickness direction end face, and an other thickness direction end face of the side core. Wall portions that divide a mass of the insulating resin into portions, or reduce an amount thereof, are provided in the core cover on an aperture portion side of the case, which is the one thickness direction end face side of the side core.
Abstract: A piezoelectric device (an actuator unit) includes the following: a first substrate (a pressure chamber forming substrate, a diaphragm) having a piezoelectric layer and a first wiring conductor (a top electrode layer) that is at least partially stacked on the piezoelectric layer; and a second substrate (a sealing substrate) having a second wiring conductor (a bottom wiring conductor) that faces and is separated from the first wiring conductor (a top electrode layer) and to which an electrical signal different from an electrical signal that is applied to the first wiring conductor (a top electrode layer) is applied. At least one of the first wiring conductor (a top electrode layer) and the second wiring conductor (a bottom wiring conductor) is at least partially covered with an electrically insulating protective layer.
Abstract: Embodiments of systems and methods for operating a power tailgate system include overload checking a tailgate latched by a latch that is in a full-latching position, connected with a latch actuator, and activated by the latch actuator for non-revertible movement in a latching direction. Overload checking the tailgate includes operating the latch actuator to over-stroke the latch, identifying an over-stroking load on the latch actuator, and based on the over-stroking load on the latch actuator, determining whether the tailgate is overloaded or not overloaded. Over-stroking the latch includes moving the latch in the latching direction from the full-latching position to an over-stroking position, and the over-stroking load on the latch actuator is associated with its operation to over-stroke the latch.
Abstract: A medical information processing apparatus comprises an obtaining unit that obtains medical information, a learning unit that performs learning on a function of the medical information processing apparatus using the medical information, an evaluation data holding unit that holds evaluation data in which a correct answer to be obtained by executing the function is known, the evaluation data being for evaluating a learning result of the learning unit, an evaluating unit that evaluates a learning result obtained through learning, based on the evaluation data, and an accepting unit that accepts an instruction to apply a learning result of the learning unit to the function.
Abstract: A medical information processing apparatus comprises: an obtaining unit that obtains medical information; a learning unit that performs machine learning on a function of the medical information processing apparatus using the medical information; an evaluation data holding unit that holds evaluation data for evaluating a learning result of the learning unit; and an evaluating unit that evaluates a learning result obtained through machine learning, based on the evaluation data.
Abstract: Region detection device includes acquirer that acquires a fingertip image of a fingertip including a nail, converter that transforms the fingertip image into a polar coordinate image in which one point inside the nail in the fingertip image is used as a pole, and detector that detects a region of the nail using the polar coordinate image.
Abstract: Provided are an MEMS device, a liquid ejecting head, a liquid ejecting apparatus, a manufacturing method of a MEMS device, a manufacturing method of a liquid ejecting head and a manufacturing method of a liquid ejecting apparatus. Provided is a MEMS device that includes a first substrate on which a flexibly deformable thin film member is laminated, a second substrate disposed at an interval with respect to the first substrate, and an adhesion layer that adheres the first substrate to the second substrate, in which an end of the thin film member extends to the outside of the end of the first substrate in an in-plane direction of the first substrate.
Abstract: A method for intravascular image processing carries out steps of acquiring intravascular data of a portion of a lumen, determining a region of interest based on characteristics of the acquired data, determining an angle (orientation) for displaying an initial longitudinal view of the portion of the lumen based on the determined region of interest, and displaying the initial longitudinal view based on the determined angle and displaying a tomographic view of the portion of the lumen.
Abstract: A fluorescent probe can be used to detect and visualize carboxypeptidase activity with high sensitivity. The fluorescent probe has, as a base nucleus, a fluorescent skeleton that functions in the visible light region, and makes carboxypeptidase activity detectable and visible, for example, within a cell or clinical specimen, with high sensitivity.
Abstract: One or more fiber optic rotary joints (FORJ), free space beam combiners, OCT, SEE and/or fluorescence devices and systems for use therewith, methods of manufacturing same and storage mediums are provided. One or more embodiments of FORJs may be used with numerous applications in the optical field, including, but not limited to, OCT and fluorescence applications. Examples of such applications include imaging, evaluating and diagnosing biological objects, such as, but not limited to, for Gastro-intestinal, cardio and/or ophthalmic applications, and being obtained via one or more optical instruments.
Abstract: There is provided a liquid discharge head including a first wiring through which a drive signal is input to a wiring substrate, in which the wiring substrate has a substrate having a first surface and a second surface that opposes the first surface, a second wiring formed on the first surface, a third wiring formed on the second surface, a fourth wiring and a fifth wiring that pass through the substrate and electrically couples the second wiring with the third wiring, and an electrode provided on the second wiring and electrically couples the second wiring with the first wiring, and the electrode is positioned between a first coupling point at which the fourth wiring is electrically coupled to the second wiring and a second coupling point at which the fifth wiring is electrically coupled to the second wiring, in the second wiring.
Abstract: A first optical axis of a first optical component is caused to be at a first angle with respect to a first precision surface of the first optical component. A second optical axis of a second optical component is aligned to be at a second angle to a second flat surface of the second optical component. The second angle is equal to or derived from the first angle. The first and second flat surfaces are caused to directly face each other to allow only sliding motion between the first and second flat surfaces. The sliding motion is performed between the first and second flat surfaces until the first and second optical axes are sufficiently collinear.
Abstract: One or more triggers, fluorescence or auto-fluorescence triggers, NIRAF triggers, methods of using triggers, fiber optic rotary joints (FORJ), free space beam combiners, OCT, SEE and/or fluorescence devices and systems for use therewith, methods of using and/or manufacturing same and storage mediums are provided. One or more embodiments using one or more triggers achieve structural compactness and/or high-speed acquisition while avoiding or reducing the need for high computational power. One or more embodiments use one or more triggers, one or more fluorescence triggers, one or more auto-fluorescence triggers, or NIRAF triggers, and/or one or more rotary joints, for performing pullback and/or image recording.
Abstract: An analog electronic watch includes watch's internal time, and controls rotation of a group of indicators based on the watch's internal time. A terminal appliance stops the rotation of the group of indicators, generates an image of the indicators and the dial plate with an imaging unit, detects current display positions of the group of indicators in identification areas as part of the image of the indicators and the dial plate, generates current display time information based on the current display positions, and generates display time correction information based on a difference between the current display time information and the watch's internal time information. The analog electronic watch corrects the display positions of the group of indicators based on the display time correction information. There are provided an analog electronic watch system and an analog electronic watch that can reduce a time required for display time correction.
Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a first obtaining unit configured to obtain a holding position and orientation of a manipulator when holding of a target object is performed and holding success or failure information of the target object in the holding position and orientation, a second obtaining unit configured to obtain an image in which the target object is imaged when the holding of the target object is performed, and a generation unit configured to generate learning data when the holding of the target object by the manipulator is learnt on a basis of the holding position and orientation and the holding success or failure information obtained by the first obtaining unit and the image obtained by the second obtaining unit.
Abstract: A catheter system includes an electronic console; a catheter having a proximal end attachable to the console and a distal end configured to house therein an optical probe; an optical fiber configured to transmit from the console to the optical probe excitation radiation of a first wavelength, and configured to return to the console an optical response signal having a second wavelength longer than the first wavelength; a detector configured to detect intensity of the optical response signal; and a processor configured to determine, based on the detected intensity of the optical response signal, whether the catheter is properly connected to the console. The optical response signal is generated within the optical fiber itself in response to transmitting the excitation radiation therethrough. The optical response signal is an auto-fluorescence signal and/or Raman scattering signal generated from the optical fiber itself.
Abstract: A liquid ejecting head includes a driving circuit configured to output a driving pulse; and a wiring substrate including a base body portion disposed between a flow path formation portion and the driving circuit, and a signal wiring formed on the base body portion and configured to transmit a driving signal for use in generation of the driving pulse by the driving circuit to the driving circuit from an input terminal. The signal wiring includes a first portion overlapping, in a plan view, at least one coupling terminal included in the driving circuit and coupled to the signal wiring, and a second portion located on the side of the input terminal when seen from the first portion, and the total number of wirings constituting the second portion is larger than the total number of wirings constituting the first portion.