Patents by Inventor Hideki Kobayashi

Hideki 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).

  • Patent number: 11473552
    Abstract: A wave power generation system includes: a hydraulic pump device configured to operate by force of a wave to discharge an operating liquid to a main passage; a hydraulic motor device configured to be rotated by the operating liquid flowing through the main passage; a power generator configured to be driven by the hydraulic motor to generate electric power; and a heat exchanger device configured to perform heat exchange of the operating liquid. The heat exchanger device includes a heat exchange motor device connected to the main passage through a sub passage and configured to be operated by the operating liquid introduced through the sub passage, a refrigerant pump device driven by the heat exchange motor device and configured to suck and discharge a refrigerant liquid, and a heat exchanger to which the refrigerant liquid discharged from the heat exchange pump device and the operating liquid are introduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignees: THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO, KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koki Maruyama, Chang-Kyu Rheem, Hidetaka Kobayashi, Naoki Kuribayashi, Hideki Tanaka, Masahide Tsuji
  • Publication number: 20220319250
    Abstract: A driving assistance apparatus according to the present disclosure includes: a vehicle acceleration detection unit configured to detect vehicle acceleration including lateral acceleration and longitudinal acceleration of a vehicle; a calculation unit configured to calculate for each wheel a friction circle, and a lateral force generated at each wheel and a longitudinal force generated at each wheel on the basis of a result of detection by the vehicle acceleration detection unit; and a display unit configured to display an image based on the friction circle, and a magnitude and/or a direction of a resultant force of the lateral force and the longitudinal force generated at each wheel based on a result of calculation by the calculation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2022
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Inventors: Kenta Kakutani, Yoshiaki Kobayashi, Toshiaki Matsuzawa, Hideki Kakinuma, Yuya Goto, Ittoku Hirashima, Kimiyoshi Kusaka
  • Publication number: 20220312732
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide an animal garment and an animal biological information measurement apparatus that are excellently comfortable. The animal garment includes a knitted fabric, the knitted fabric containing 2 mass % or more and 100 mass % or less of antifungal fibers, and 30 mass % or more and 100 mass % or less of fibers having a single fiber fineness of 0.3 dtex or more and 1.1 dtex or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Applicants: TOYOBO CO., LTD., TOYOBO STC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoko KOMATSU, Hitoshi NISHIMURA, Daichi YAMAMOTO, Shohei TOCHINO, Masahiro KOBAYASHI, Nobuhiro KURODA, Hiroyuki MORII, Yuichiro OMOTE, Hideki KAWABATA
  • Patent number: 11459252
    Abstract: An aerobic biological treatment apparatus includes a reaction tank (tank body), a water permeation plate horizontally installed in a lower part of the reaction tank, a large-diameter particle layer formed on an upper side of the water permeation plate, a small-diameter particle layer formed on an upper side of the large-diameter particle layer, an oxygen dissolution membrane module disposed on an upper side of the small-diameter particle layer, a receiving chamber formed on a lower side of the water permeation plate, a raw water dispersion pipe supplying raw water into the receiving chamber, a diffuser pipe installed to perform gas diffusion in the receiving chamber and the like. A condensed water drainage pipe branches from an exhaust pipe from the oxygen dissolution membrane module, and a valve is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: KURITA WATER INDUSTRIES LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsurou Fukase, Hideki Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20220307512
    Abstract: A compressor system includes a driving unit having a drive shaft, a plurality of compressors which compress a gas, and a transmission mechanism which increases a speed of a rotation of the drive shaft and transmits the rotation to the plurality of compressors. The transmission mechanism includes a main shaft which rotates together with the drive shaft and a plurality of gear mechanisms which transmit a rotation of the main shaft to the corresponding one compressor. The gear mechanism includes an auxiliary shaft which rotates together with an auxiliary gear meshing with the main gear, a plurality of first gears which rotate together with the auxiliary shaft, an output shaft to which an output gear meshing with the first gear is fixed and which is connected to the compressor, and a first bearing which rotatably supports the auxiliary shaft, and a second bearing which rotatably supports the output shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES COMPRESSOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Miyata, Hideki Nagao, Masahiro Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11453042
    Abstract: A forging roll device includes, a pair of roll axes which are provided so that an axis center of each of the roll axes are parallel to each other and in which a die is attached to each of the roll axes; and a material holder/conveyer which conveys a held shaping target material between the pair of roll axes, wherein, each one of the pair of roll axes includes a plurality of die attaching surfaces positioned in a circumferential direction, and an outer circumferential surface between any of two of the plurality of die attaching surfaces in each one of the pair of roll axes is closer to a planar surface than a cylindrical surface with the axis center as the center.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinji Kamoto, Koichi Kondo, Yusaku Kobayashi, Hideki Uchida, Yugo Matsui, Daisuke Hirota, Shunji Matsuzaki
  • Patent number: 11445949
    Abstract: A vital sign information processing system includes a sensor configured to be attached to a living body, and an information acquisition apparatus configured to acquire vital sign information of the living body through the sensor. A first memory is disposed in the sensor and stores first site information indicative of a site at which the sensor is to be used. A second memory is disposed in the information acquisition apparatus and stores second site information indicative of a site at which the information acquisition apparatus is to be used. A processor disposed in the information acquisition apparatus causes the information acquisition apparatus to perform notification when the first site information and the second site information are not matched.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideki Fujisaki, Kazumasa Ito, Naoki Kobayashi, Kumi Sugiyama, Tetsuo Suzuki, Masahiro Takeuchi, Jiongxun Chen
  • Patent number: 11435754
    Abstract: An autonomous moving apparatus includes: a detection unit that detects a distance to an object around the apparatus and a shape of the object; a moving unit that moves the apparatus so as to follow operation of a target person to be followed, which is detected by the detection unit; and a control unit that performs control for movement by the moving unit or stop in accordance with motion of each of two feet of the target person to be followed, which is detected by the detection unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Xiongfan Jin, Mariko Miyazaki, Hideki Fujimoto, Tetsuya Kobayashi, Hajime Kajiyama, Kunitoshi Yamamoto, Teppei Aoki
  • Publication number: 20220271448
    Abstract: A terminal-equipped electric wire includes an electric wire that includes a conductor, a terminal connected to the conductor, and a shell attached to the terminal. The terminal includes a grip portion that pinches the conductor. The shell includes a pressing portion that presses at least a portion of the grip portion toward the conductor. The grip portion and the conductor are joined with an alloy layer. The alloy layer contains a Cu—Sn alloy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2020
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Applicants: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takahito JO, Yasushi SAITO, Tomoyuki SAKATA, Masaaki TABATA, Teruo HARA, Shunya TAKEUCHI, Hideki MATSUNAGA, Keisuke TERAMOTO, Hiroshi KOBAYASHI, Takeshi AMAKAWA
  • Publication number: 20220263261
    Abstract: A terminal-equipped electric wire includes an electric wire that includes a conductor, a terminal connected to the conductor, and a shell attached to the terminal. The conductor has a nominal cross-sectional area of 0.13 mm2 or less. The terminal includes a grip portion that pinches the conductor. The shell includes a pressing portion that presses at least a portion of the grip portion toward the conductor. At least one of the conductor and the grip portion includes a tin layer, and an oxide coating formed on the surface of the tin layer. An adhering portion formed of a portion of tin contained in the tin layer that passes through the oxide coating and pours out onto a surface of the oxide coating. The adhering portion has an area of 0.100 mm2 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2020
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicants: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takahito JO, Yasushi SAITO, Tomoyuki SAKATA, Masaaki TABATA, Teruo HARA, Shunya TAKEUCHI, Hideki MATSUNAGA, Keisuke TERAMOTO, Hiroshi KOBAYASHI, Takeshi AMAKAWA
  • Publication number: 20220255245
    Abstract: A terminal-equipped electric wire includes an electric wire that includes a conductor, a terminal connected to the conductor, and a shell attached to the terminal. The terminal includes a grip portion that pinches the conductor. The shell includes a pressing portion that presses at least a portion of the grip portion toward the conductor. The maximum pulling load is 20 N or more when the terminal is fixed and the electric wire is pulled at a pulling speed of 50 mm/minute.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2020
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicants: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takahito JO, Yasushi SAITO, Tomoyuki SAKATA, Masaaki TABATA, Teruo HARA, Shunya TAKEUCHI, Hideki MATSUNAGA, Keisuke TERAMOTO, Hiroshi KOBAYASHI, Takeshi AMAKAWA
  • Patent number: 11408970
    Abstract: This position detection system comprises a mobile station that transmits a beacon signal, a plurality of fixed stations that receive the beacon signal, and a position analysis device that acquires position information for the mobile station by estimating the position of the mobile station from the reception intensities of the beacon signal at each fixed station. The mobile station includes a movement detection unit (acceleration sensor, geomagnetic sensor, etc.) that determines when movement has stopped. While the movement of the mobile station has stopped, the position analysis device stops estimating the position of the mobile station and keeps the position information at a fixed position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: Rohm Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tadashi Kobayashi, Atsushi Momota, Tengai Kubo, Hideki Nishiyama
  • Patent number: 11404501
    Abstract: A display unit is provided with a plurality of pixels that are two-dimensionally arranged and each include an organic electroluminescence element emitting light of one of a plurality of colors. The pixels are arranged along one direction for each of light emission colors. The pixels each include a first insulating film, a second insulating film, and an organic layer. The first insulating film has openings for the respective pixels. The second insulating film extends along the arrangement direction for each of the light emission colors, in a region between pixels of different light emission colors, out of the plurality of pixels, on the first insulating film. The organic layer is formed in each of the openings, and includes a light-emitting layer. The first insulating film includes a recess that connects together the openings of pixels of the same light emission color, out of the plurality of pixels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: JOLED INC.
    Inventors: Kazuma Teramoto, Jiro Yamada, Kenichi Nendai, Kaoru Abe, Hideki Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20220231434
    Abstract: A terminal coupled to an end of an electric wire on a front side with respect to an extending direction in which the electric wire extends. The terminal includes a terminal body including a holding section holding the electric wire and a slider slidable relative to the terminal body in the extending direction. The slider includes a pressing portion that presses the holding section toward the electric wire. The terminal body is formed from a folded metal sheet. The holding section includes a holding protrusion that protrudes toward the electric wire and contacts the electric wire. The holding protrusion is formed from a folded metal sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2020
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicants: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shunya TAKEUCHI, Masaaki TABATA, Nungna WI, Hajime MATSUI, Teruo HARA, Keisuke TERAMOTO, Hideki MATSUNAGA, Hiroshi KOBAYASHI, Takeshi AMAKAWA
  • Publication number: 20220209796
    Abstract: An electromagnetic wave transmission device according to the present invention includes: a transmission unit that has, in voltage-current characteristics, a local maximum value and a local minimum value located on a higher voltage side than the local maximum value and transmits an electromagnetic wave indicating a modulation signal; and a modulation unit which modulates an acquired digital signal to the modulation signal using first voltage values of two or more levels in a first voltage region, which is equal to or greater than a voltage of the local maximum value and is equal to or less than a voltage of the local minimum value, and a second voltage value in a second voltage region, which is less than the voltage of the local maximum value, and a third voltage value in a third voltage region, which is on a higher voltage side than the voltage of the local minimum value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2020
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventor: Hideki KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20220172019
    Abstract: A contactless information medium is provided with a spiral wiring on an IC chip. The IC chip has first and second electrodes, and the spiral wiring has first and second end portions electrically connected to the first and second electrodes, respectively. A first relay wiring is connected to the first electrode via a first connecting hole. The first end portion is connected to the first relay wiring via a third connecting hole formed on an inner peripheral side of the spiral wiring. The first relay wiring includes a rectangular region diagonally including the first connecting hole and the third connecting hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2020
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Inventors: Kiyoshi OHSHIMA, Hideki KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 11338706
    Abstract: A vehicle cabin control device includes: a plurality of seating surface changing devices; a determination unit; and an output unit. The seating surface changing devices is configured to change orientations of seating surfaces of a plurality of vehicle seats. When the determination unit determines that the sharing state is desirable, the output unit operates the seating surface changing devices so as to change orientations of bodies of the occupants to such orientations that the occupants easily communicate with each other. When the determination unit determines that the sharing state is not desirable, the output unit operates the seating surface changing device so as to change an orientation of the body of the occupant to such an orientation that the occupant does not easily communicates with the other occupants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hideki Kobayashi, Mikihiro Amano, Kihiro Kato, Hiroshi Mizobata, Kazuhiro Matsui
  • Publication number: 20220103406
    Abstract: An electromagnetic wave transmission apparatus of the present invention includes a transmission unit whose voltage-current characteristics have a local maximum value and a local minimum value located on a higher voltage side than the local maximum value and which transmits an electromagnetic wave indicating a modulation signal, an acquisition unit which acquires a digital signal, and a modulation unit which modulates the digital signal into the modulation signal which is a signal using voltage values of three levels or more in an oscillation region which is a voltage region that is equal to or more than a voltage of the local maximum voltage and equal to or less than a voltage of the local minimum voltage. The transmission unit preferably transmits a synchronization signal as at least a part of the modulation signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Inventor: Hideki KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20220097319
    Abstract: The present invention provides: a multilayer sheet which contains a polyolefin resin and carbon fibers, and which is highly competitive in price; and a method for producing this multilayer sheet. A multilayer sheet (100) according to the present invention comprises: a carbon fiber layer (20) which contains a woven fabric of carbon fibers; and polyolefin resin lavers (10) which are in contact with the both surfaces of the carbon fiber layer (20). The carbon fiber layer (20) has a porosity of 10.0% or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Applicant: HITACHI ASTEMO, LTD.
    Inventors: Hirofumi KOBAYASHI, Hideki KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 11258173
    Abstract: Provided is an LC resonant antenna including: an inductor layer provided with a coil-shaped inductor; and a capacitor layer laminated on the inductor layer in a direction of an axis along a coil center of the inductor. The capacitor layer includes a capacitor connected to the inductor. The capacitor includes a pair of electrode plates arranged in parallel at a distance from each other in a laminating direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignees: SK-Electronics Co., Ltd., KYOCERA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideki Kobayashi, Kiyoshi Ohshima, Koji Yamashita, Takeshi Hasegawa