Patents by Inventor Hajime Yoshimura

Hajime Yoshimura 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: 10895318
    Abstract: An oil pan includes a lubricant guide surface positioned above a lower end of an output gear located at the lowest position in a gear train. The lubricant guide surface is inclined so as to descend toward the output gear in an axial view of the output gear, and is inclined so as to descend from opposite ends to a central part in the axial direction of the output gear on the lubricant guide surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hajime Yoshimura, Atsushi Yamada, Takuya Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 10882075
    Abstract: The vibrator includes a frame defining an internal space, a voice coil fixed to the frame in the internal space, a shaft member arranged along an axial direction of the coil in the internal space, a magnetic circuit arranged slidably relative to the shaft member and having a magnetic gap in which the coil is arranged, and a compression coil spring arranged between one end side of the magnetic circuit and one end side of the frame along the axial direction in the internal space. The compression coil spring is a coiled wave spring configured such that a plate-shaped steel wire is multiple-wound in a spiral shape in a circumferential direction of the shaft member to alternately form a peak portion and a trough portion at an equal interval and the peak portion and the trough portion contact each other in the axial direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Onkyo Corporation
    Inventor: Hajime Yoshimura
  • Patent number: 10837537
    Abstract: In a transmission including: a transmission shaft driven by an electric motor; and a case that supports the electric motor and the transmission shaft, the transmission includes an adapter that is interposed between the case and the electric motor to which the electric motor is attached. The adapter is in contact with one end of the transmission shaft in an axial direction of the transmission shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hajime Yoshimura, Atsushi Yamada, Takuya Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 10813285
    Abstract: A cutter blade of a lawn mower includes a blade body and flaps. The blade body includes a shape with a sweepback angle inclined in a reverse-rotation direction of the cutter blade. The flap pivotal axis is provided along a blade edge without intersecting with a blade rotational axis. A flap pivotal axis is provided at a position offset from a line perpendicular to the blade rotational axis and in parallel to the pivotal axis, in a rotation direction of the cutter blade.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Kuriyagawa, Hajime Yoshimura, Tomoki Ito, Hideaki Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10805732
    Abstract: There is provided a diaphragm or a dust cap configured to emit a sound wave and an electrodynamic speaker unit including the diaphragm or the dust cap. The speaker unit is configured so that a great peak dip of sound pressure frequency characteristics due to influence of a divided vibration mode can be prevented and excellent reproduced sound quality can be provided. In the diaphragm or the dust cap, a recessed-raised portion imitating a wing of an insect is formed at least on one surface of a diaphragm portion configured to emit a sound wave. Preferably, the recessed-raised portion is formed based on data obtained by measurement of an actual shape of a wing vein of the insect or data of a Voronoi diagram imitating the wing vein of the insect.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Onkyo Corporation
    Inventors: Takeru Inoue, Hajime Yoshimura, Hiroyasu Kumo, Sadatoshi Hisamoto
  • Publication number: 20200305342
    Abstract: A lawn mower includes: a rotation shaft coupled to a power source and extending in an approximately vertical direction a blade configured to rotate integrally with the rotation shaft and a housing having a downward opening and accommodating the blade such that the blade is rotatable; and a maintenance tool provided on the housing, the maintenance tool being contactable with the blade from the above. A cutting portion of the blade is capable of moving between a maintenance position at which the cutting portion is contactable with the maintenance tool and an operating position at which the cutting portion mows a lawn.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hajime YOSHIMURA, Nobuo YAMAZAKI, Kenta KOHIGASHI, Ryota HISADA, Makoto UCHIMI
  • Publication number: 20200305344
    Abstract: A lawn mower includes a cutter blade that cuts grass, a body portion including a housing containing the cutter blade, and a grass clippings discharge passage that discharges grass clippings cut by the cutler blade from the housing, a grass clippings container that contain grass clippings, and an opening degree adjust valve. The grass clippings discharge passage includes an upstream opening connected to the housing, and a downstream opening for ejecting grass clippings to outside of the body portion. The opening degree adjust valve is provided at the downstream opening of the grass clippings discharge passage and adjusts an opening degree of the downstream opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto UCHIMI, Nobuo YAMAZAKI, Hajime YOSHIMURA, Kenta KOHIGASHI, Ryota HISADA
  • Publication number: 20200305349
    Abstract: A lawn mower includes a cutter blade that cuts grass; a body portion including a housing containing the cutter blade, and a grass clippings discharge passage that discharge grass clippings cut by the cutter blade from the housing; a grass clippings container detachably attached to the body portion, and a slide device. The grass clippings discharge passage includes an upstream opening connected to the housing, and a downstream opening for ejecting grass clippings to outside of the body portion. The grass clippings container includes an opening opened toward the body portion and connected to the body portion, an end surface facing the opening, and a side surface extending from the opening to the end surface. The slide device adjusts a distance between the downstream opening of the grass clippings discharge passage and the end surface of the grass clipping container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenta KOHIGASHI, Nobuo YAMAZAKI, Hajime YOSHIMURA, Makoto UCHIMI, Ryota HISADA
  • Publication number: 20200274126
    Abstract: An all-solid-state battery includes a positive electrode active material layer containing a positive electrode active material; a negative electrode active material layer containing a negative electrode active material; and a solid electrolyte layer containing a solid electrolyte and a porous polyimide film which holds the solid electrolyte. The porous polyimide film has a void ratio of 60% or more and 80% or less and a pore diameter of 0.1 ?m or more and 10 ?m or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2019
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hajime SUGAHARA, Hidekazu HIROSE, Tomoya SASAKI, Kosaku YOSHIMURA, Yasunobu KASHIMA
  • Publication number: 20200266409
    Abstract: A porous polyimide film has an acid value within a range of 7 mgKOH/g to 20 mgKOH/g determined by acid-base titration, contains a metal group including alkali metals excluding Li, an alkaline earth metals, and silicon at a total content of 100 ppm or less relative to the porous polyimide film, and has a moisture absorption ratio of 0.5% or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2019
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kosaku YOSHIMURA, Yasunobu KASHIMA, Hajime SUGAHARA, Hidekazu HIROSE
  • Publication number: 20200239656
    Abstract: There is provided a porous polyimide film in which the pore distribution width A represented by the following formula is 1.15 or less, the average pore diameter is within a range of 0.50 ?m to 3.0 ?m, and the air permeation speed is 30 seconds or less: A=(D84/D16)1/2 wherein D16 is the pore diameter at 16% cumulation from the small diameter side of pores, and D84 is the pore diameter at 84% cumulation from the small diameter side of pores.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2019
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasunobu KASHIMA, Kosaku YOSHIMURA, Hajime SUGAHARA, Hidekazu HIROSE
  • Patent number: 10719348
    Abstract: A network function virtualization management and orchestration apparatus includes a VIM(s) and an upper entity(ies) of the VIM(s). The VIM(s) performs resource management and control of an NFVI(s) that provides an execution infrastructure(s) for a VNF(s) implemented and virtualized by software that operates on a virtual machine(s). The upper entity(ies) collects resource information about the NFVI(s) from the VIM(s) and determines a virtual machine allocation destination(s) based on the collected resource information about the NFVI(s). The VIM(s) generates a virtual machine(s) at the determined virtual machine allocation destination(s).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hajime Zembutsu, Yuki Miyata, Yuki Yoshimura
  • Patent number: 10628273
    Abstract: A system includes an active system that executes processing, a standby system that is able to perform at least one of scale-up and scale-down, and a control apparatus that controls system switching to set the standby system undergoing the scaled up or scaled down as a new active system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuki Yoshimura, Tadaaki Miyata, Hajime Zembutsu, Takuya Shoji, Hironori Magatani
  • Patent number: 10588260
    Abstract: A lawn mower contains: a work unit including a housing having a downward-facing opening and a cutter blade rotatably provided in the housing such that when rotated, the cutter blade cuts grass and generates a transport air flow flowing from the opening of the housing to inside; a grass clippings receptacle configured to receive grass clippings cut by the work unit; a grass clippings transport passage connecting an interior of the housing with the grass clippings receptacle; a shutter device including a shutter configured to selectively open and close the grass clippings transport passage and an actuator configured to drive the shutter; a controller configured to control the shutter device; and a pressure sensor provided in the grass clippings transport passage to detect a pressure in the grass clippings transport passage, wherein the controller is configured to control the shutter device in accordance with the pressure detected by the pressure sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Kuriyagawa, Hajime Yoshimura, Shota Tanabe
  • Publication number: 20200077197
    Abstract: There is provided a diaphragm or a dust cap configured to emit a sound wave and an electrodynamic speaker unit including the diaphragm or the dust cap. The speaker unit is configured so that a great peak dip of sound pressure frequency characteristics due to influence of a divided vibration mode can be prevented and excellent reproduced sound quality can be provided. In the diaphragm or the dust cap, a recessed-raised portion imitating a wing of an insect is formed at least on one surface of a diaphragm portion configured to emit a sound wave. Preferably, the recessed-raised portion is formed based on data obtained by measurement of an actual shape of a wing vein of the insect or data of a Voronoi diagram imitating the wing vein of the insect.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Takeru INOUE, Hajime YOSHIMURA, Hiroyasu KUMO, Sadatoshi HISAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10567881
    Abstract: A vibrator includes a magnetic circuit having a magnetic gap, a voice coil having a coil arranged in the magnetic gap and a bobbin around which the coil is wound on one end side, a flange member coupled to the other end side of the bobbin protruding from the magnetic circuit, and an elastic coupling member coupling the magnetic circuit and the flange member so that the magnetic circuit and the flange member can vibrate relative to each other. The elastic coupling member includes a first fixed portion, a second fixed portion, and an elastic deformation portion coupling the first fixed portion and the second fixed portion via elastically-deformable coupling portions. The elastic coupling member is configured such that the first fixed portion, the second fixed portion, and the elastic deformation portion are integrally formed, and substantially houses the magnetic circuit, the voice coil, and the flange member inside.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Onkyo Corporation
    Inventor: Hajime Yoshimura
  • Patent number: 10542623
    Abstract: A porous polyimide shaped article has a thickness in a range from 550 ?m to 3,000 ?m and has a relative dielectric constant of 1.8 or less and a dielectric loss tangent of 0.01 or less at 1 MHz. The porous polyimide shaped article satisfies the following formula: 1.2?A?1.6 wherein A represents a square root of a ratio of a pore size D84 where a cumulative percentage by number of pores from smaller sizes is 84% to a pore size D16 where the cumulative percentage by number of the pores from smaller sizes is 16% ((D84/D16)1/2) in a pore size distribution measured by mercury intrusion porosimetry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hajime Sugahara, Hidekazu Hirose, Katsumi Nukada, Tomoya Sasaki, Kosaku Yoshimura, Akira Imai
  • Patent number: 10530567
    Abstract: A noise generation module generates power consumption noise to conceal the power consumption characteristics of a cryptographic module. The cryptographic module performs first non-linear transformation on received data, and the noise generation module performs second non-linear transformation on received data during the operational period of the first non-linear transformation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: MEGACHIPS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahiko Sugahara, Hiromu Yutani, Hajime Yoshimura, Masayuki Imagawa
  • Patent number: 10517208
    Abstract: In a mower provided with a center pivot axle 12, a control unit 1 controls a height adjusting mechanism 19 for a mowing unit 16 so that a grass cutting height is increased from an initial level when an absolute value of a roll angle of the center pivot axle relative to a vehicle body has exceeded a first roll angle threshold value. A cutting blade 21 is stopped when the absolute value of the roll angle has exceeded a fourth roll angle threshold value which is greater than the first roll angle threshold value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Kuriyagawa, Hajime Yoshimura, Norikazu Shimizu, Shota Tanabe
  • Publication number: 20190380271
    Abstract: Uneven distribution of grass clippings in a grass clippings receptacle of a lawn mower can be minimized. A lawn mower includes: a work unit including a housing having a downward-facing opening and a cutter blade rotatably provided in the housing such that the cutter blade cuts grass and generates a transport air flow flowing from the opening of the housing to inside; a grass clippings receptacle configured to receive mowed grass clippings; a grass clippings transport passage connecting an interior of the housing with the grass clippings receptacle; a shutter device including a shutter configured to open and close the grass clippings transport passage and an actuator configured to open/close-drive the shutter; a controller configured to control the shutter device; and a speed sensor for detecting a travel speed of the lawn mower, wherein the controller is configured to open/dose-control the shutter device based on the travel speed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Inventors: Koji Kuriyagawa, Hajime Yoshimura, Shota Tanabe