Patents by Inventor Fumihiko Inoue

Fumihiko Inoue 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: 20220410296
    Abstract: A method for making a screw hole in a workpiece including a plate-shaped portion includes: preparing an auxiliary member having a flat plate shape; forming, in the plate-shaped portion, a first pilot hole having a minor diameter smaller than a major diameter of the screw hole; forming, in the auxiliary member, a second pilot hole having a minor diameter smaller than the major diameter of the screw hole; fixing the auxiliary member to the plate-shaped portion so that the first pilot hole is concentric with the second pilot hole; and making the screw hole in the plate-shaped portion and the auxiliary member by inserting a tap in the first pilot hole and the second pilot hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Applicant: TOSHIBA MITSUBISHI-ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fumihiko INOUE, Masatsugu HIROSE
  • Patent number: 11511067
    Abstract: A respiration assistance device includes a nasal respiration assisting section for supplying a gas to the nasal cavity of a living body. The nasal respiration assisting section includes: a first gas supplying portion which supplies a gas below one of the nostrils of the living body; a second gas supplying portion which supplies the gas below the other nostril of the living body; a first tube connecting portion to which a tube for supplying the gas to the first gas supplying portion is connectable; and a second tube connecting portion to which a tube for supplying the gas to the second gas supplying portion is connectable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fumihiko Takatori, Kenichiro Kabumoto, Masayuki Inoue
  • Patent number: 11504025
    Abstract: To provide a mask capable of reducing a load of a patient while suppressing lowering of accuracy at which a subject's exhaled air is measured. A mask to be put on a subject's face includes a mask body portion demarcating an internal space in a state of covering part of the subject's face and a cup-shaped nasal cup covering a subject's nose in a state of being arranged inside the internal space, in which the nasal cup includes a first wall portion covering the subject's nose, a second wall portion arranged under the subject's nostrils, and an exhaled air discharge portion guiding an exhaled air from the subject's nose to an exhaled air sensor, and at least part of the exhaled air from the subject's nose is guided toward the exhaled air discharge portion by the second guide portion in a state where the nasal cup covers the subject's nose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: Nihon Kohden Corporation
    Inventors: Yuya Baba, Isao Matsubara, Masayuki Inoue, Kenichiro Kabumoto, Fumihiko Takatori
  • Patent number: 11484675
    Abstract: An airway adaptor includes: a gas passage into which a respiratory gas of a subject is to flow; a respiratory gas introducing portion which is configured to guide the respiratory gas expired from at least one of nostrils and a mouth of the subject, to the gas passage; and an airway case on which a temperature sensor that is configured to detect a temperature change of the respiratory gas flowing into the gas passage is mountable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fumihiko Takatori, Shinji Yamamori, Masayuki Inoue, Kota Saeki
  • Publication number: 20220288331
    Abstract: A physiological information processing system includes: a respiration sensor that is configured to detect a respiratory condition of a subject to whom a ventilation device is attached; a light emitting device that is configured to emit light toward an outside; and a physiological information processing apparatus that is connected to the respiration sensor and the light emitting device. The physiological information processing apparatus is configured to: acquire a parameter relevant to respiration of the subject; determine whether or not the parameter is included in a threshold range; and change a visual aspect of the light emitting device in response to determining whether or not the parameter is included in the threshold range. The light emitting device is removably attached to a columnar body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Inventors: Fumihiko TAKATORI, Kentaro SUZUKI, Masayuki INOUE
  • Patent number: 11422299
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a housing, a display, a light source, a light guide plate, and a mark portion. The light source is provided inside the housing and below the display. The mark portion is provided in the rear surface of the housing and includes a portion that shines as light from the light source passes therethrough. A lower end of the mark portion is defined as a first end and an upper end of the mark portion is defined as a second end. When viewed in a direction from the rear surface toward the front surface, the light source is located between the first end and the second end, and a distance from the second end to the light source is longer than a distance from the first end to the light source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuki Ebihara, Fumihiko Inoue, Shinji Yamamoto, Hiroki Goto, Noboru Wakitani
  • Publication number: 20220105880
    Abstract: Interior material for vehicle including a foamed sheet layer having a foam surface opposing a first rear surface of the first sheet layer, a first sheet layer joined along the foam surface, and a second sheet layer joined to a part of a first surface of the first sheet layer, bonded together while a surface boundary of the first sheet layer and the second sheet layer is kept linear, in which a first surface of the first sheet layer has a joined portion having a width dimension substantially the same as that of the second sheet layer and formed linearly, and a surface treated layer formed excluding the joined portion, and the second sheet layer joined along the joined portion and bonded together by a pressing force with a second surface of the second sheet layer and a foam rear surface of the foamed sheet layer as pressure receiving surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2021
    Publication date: April 7, 2022
    Applicants: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., OKAMOTO INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Hajime MIYAMOTO, Masahiko NAKAYAMA, Shoichiro NEGISHI, Yasuki KAMO, Fumihiko INOUE
  • Patent number: 11205919
    Abstract: In this uninterruptible power supply system, a first converter (2) for generating a DC voltage and a second converter (5) for regenerating power are separately provided. DC buses (L1 to L3) are connected to the second converter (5) and to a bidirectional chopper (6) with bus bars (B1 to B3). The bus bars (B1 to B3) are formed into a laminated bus bar (24). First semiconductor modules (M1d, M2d) included in the second converter (5) and second semiconductor modules (M1a to M1c, M2a to M2c) included in the bidirectional chopper (6) are each mounted on the laminated bus bar (24) and connected to the bus bars (B1 to B3). The bus bars (B1 to B3) and the first and second semiconductor modules (M1a to M1d, M2a to M2d) are configured as an integrated converter unit (7).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MITSUBISHI-ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keisuke Ohnishi, Shoichi Abe, Fumihiko Inoue
  • Patent number: 10514723
    Abstract: An example accessory can be attached to an information processing device. The accessory includes a housing, a movable operation section, and a movable portion. An inside of the housing is visible from an outside thereof through at least a portion thereof. At least a portion of the operation section is exposed on the outside of the housing. The movable portion is placed at a position inside the housing that is visible from the outside of the housing through the portion of the housing. A position and/or an attitude of the movable portion changes in response to the operation section being operated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Fumihiko Inoue, Shinichi Kinuwaki, Yoshitaka Tamura, Yoshiyasu Ogasawara
  • Publication number: 20190354137
    Abstract: An example accessory can be attached to an information processing device. The accessory includes a housing, a movable operation section, and a movable portion. An inside of the housing is visible from an outside thereof through at least a portion thereof. At least a portion of the operation section is exposed on the outside of the housing. The movable portion is placed at a position inside the housing that is visible from the outside of the housing through the portion of the housing. A position and/or an attitude of the movable portion changes in response to the operation section being operated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2019
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Inventors: Fumihiko INOUE, Shinichi KINUWAKI, Yoshitaka TAMURA, Yoshiyasu OGASAWARA
  • Patent number: 10416708
    Abstract: An example accessory can be attached to an information processing device. The accessory includes a housing, a movable operation section, and a movable portion. An inside of the housing is visible from an outside thereof through at least a portion thereof. At least a portion of the operation section is exposed on the outside of the housing. The movable portion is placed at a position inside the housing that is visible from the outside of the housing through the portion of the housing. A position and/or an attitude of the movable portion changes in response to the operation section being operated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Fumihiko Inoue, Shinichi Kinuwaki, Yoshitaka Tamura, Yoshiyasu Ogasawara
  • Patent number: 10292300
    Abstract: A power supply apparatus includes a housing being self-standing and having an opening on a front side, and a unit disposed in the housing to be insertable and removable in a front-back direction through the opening. The unit includes a lower-left slide portion positioned at a left lower end when facing forward from inside the housing, a lower-right slide portion positioned at a right lower end when facing forward from inside the housing, and a hook portion disposed between the lower-left slide portion and the lower-right slide portion. The hook portion includes a hook base portion extending downward, and a hook tip portion extending forward from a lower end of the hook base portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MITSUBISHI-ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fumihiko Inoue, Yoshino Taniguchi
  • Patent number: 10155155
    Abstract: An attachment configured to be attached to a game controller with a camera is provided. The attachment includes a housing and an operation portion in the housing. The housing includes a support portion which supports the game controller such that a direction of shooting of the camera is oriented to the inside of the housing. The operation portion has a movable portion in the housing, a position of the movable portion being changed in accordance with a pressing operation onto the operation portion, and at least one of a shape of and a pattern on the movable portion viewed from the camera being changed in accordance with a rotation operation onto the operation portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: NINTENDO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshiyasu Ogasawara, Fumihiko Inoue, Yoshitaka Tamura, Shinta Minagawa, Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Yasuyuki Shimohata, Shinichi Kinuwaki, Naoki Hatta, Takeshi Nishikawa, Kazuyoshi Osawa
  • Publication number: 20180295740
    Abstract: A power supply apparatus includes a housing being self-standing and having an opening on a front side, and a unit disposed in the housing to be insertable and removable in a front-back direction through the opening. The unit includes a lower-left slide portion positioned at a left lower end when facing forward from inside the housing, a lower-right slide portion positioned at a right lower end when facing forward from inside the housing, and a hook portion disposed between the lower-left slide portion and the lower-right slide portion. The hook portion includes a hook base portion extending downward, and a hook tip portion extending forward from a lower end of the hook base portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2015
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Applicant: TOSHIBA MITSUBISHI-ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fumihiko INOUE, Yoshino TANIGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20180262045
    Abstract: In this uninterruptible power supply system, a first converter (2) for generating a DC voltage and a second converter (5) for regenerating power are separately provided. DC buses (L1 to L3) are connected to the second converter (5) and to a bidirectional chopper (6) with bus bars (B1 to B3). The bus bars (B1 to B3) are formed into a laminated bus bar (24). First semiconductor modules (M1d, M2d) included in the second converter (5) and second semiconductor modules (M1a to M1c, M2a to M2c) included in the bidirectional chopper (6) are each mounted on the laminated bus bar (24) and connected to the bus bars (B1 to B3). The bus bars (B1 to B3) and the first and second semiconductor modules (M1a to M1d, M2a to M2d) are configured as an integrated converter unit (7).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Applicant: TOSHIBA MITSUBISHI-ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keisuke OHNISHI, Shoichi ABE, Fumihiko INOUE
  • Publication number: 20180239393
    Abstract: An example accessory can be attached to an information processing device. The accessory includes a housing, a movable operation section, and a movable portion. An inside of the housing is visible from an outside thereof through at least a portion thereof. At least a portion of the operation section is exposed on the outside of the housing. The movable portion is placed at a position inside the housing that is visible from the outside of the housing through the portion of the housing. A position and/or an attitude of the movable portion changes in response to the operation section being operated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Applicant: NINTENDO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Fumihiko INOUE, Shinichi KINUWAKI, Yoshitaka TAMURA, Yoshiyasu OGASAWARA
  • Patent number: 10015402
    Abstract: An exemplary portable electronic apparatus includes a display provided at a front surface, and an infrared camera and a distance measuring sensor which are provided at a side surface. When a user holds the portable electronic apparatus with their left hand and makes a gesture with their right hand, the portable electronic apparatus analyzes an image from the infrared camera to detect the gesture made by the user. The portable electronic apparatus displays an image corresponding to a result of detection of the gesture on the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Fumihiko Inoue
  • Patent number: 10004990
    Abstract: A hand-held information processing terminal includes a display, a camera arranged in proximity to the display and capable of obtaining an image of a user including infrared components, an estimation module that estimates relative positional relation between the display and the user based on the obtained image, a generation module that generates a plurality of display images in accordance with the relative positional relation, and a control module that provides stereoscopic display to the user in accordance with a position thereof with the use of the plurality of display images.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: NINTENDO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinya Ito, Tomohisa Kawakami, Fumihiko Inoue
  • Patent number: 9996107
    Abstract: An example accessory can be attached to an information processing device. The accessory includes a housing, a movable operation section, and a movable portion. An inside of the housing is visible from an outside thereof through at least a portion thereof. At least a portion of the operation section is exposed on the outside of the housing. The movable portion is placed at a position inside the housing that is visible from the outside of the housing through the portion of the housing. A position and/or an attitude of the movable portion changes in response to the operation section being operated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: NINTENDO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Fumihiko Inoue, Shinichi Kinuwaki, Yoshitaka Tamura, Yoshiyasu Ogasawara
  • Patent number: D958251
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroki Goto, Fumihiko Inoue, Shinji Yamamoto