Patents by Inventor Hideo Nakamura

Hideo Nakamura 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: 20200244912
    Abstract: A semiconductor apparatus includes a stack of first and second chips each having a plurality of pixel circuits arranged in a matrix form. The pixel circuit of the a-th row and the e1-th column is connected to the electric circuit of the p-th row and the v-th column. The pixel circuit of the a-th row and the f1-th column is connected to the electric circuit of the q-th row and the v-th column. The pixel circuit of the a-th row and the g1-th column is connected to the electric circuit of the r-th row and the v-th column. The pixel circuit of the a-th row and the h1-th column is connected to the electric circuit of the s-th row and the v-th column.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Katsuhito Sakurai, Yoshiaki Takada, Takahiro Shirai, Hideo Kobayashi, Kohichi Nakamura, Daisuke Yoshida, Fumihiro Inui
  • Publication number: 20200231403
    Abstract: A filament winding device includes a supporter configured to support a liner in a rotatable manner; a yarn supplying unit configured to support bobbins; a helical winding head configured to helical-wind a fiber bundles onto the liner; and a standard thread guiding mechanism configured to form a standard thread guide channel that guides a standard thread from the bobbins to the liner, the standard thread being different from the fiber bundles and being connected to leading ends of the fiber bundles, the standard thread guiding mechanism including nozzles configured to blow the standard thread with a compressed gas, and guide tubes configured to guide the standard thread blown by the nozzles, and the nozzles and the guide tubes being disposed along a fiber bundle guide channel, and capable of taking up the standard thread from the standard thread guide channel to the fiber bundle guide channel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: Motohiro Tanigawa, Daigoro Nakamura, Masatsugu Goyude, Tetsuya Matsuura, Hideo Shitamoto, Tatsuhiko Nishida, Tadashi Uozumi, Shu Ikezaki, Hirotaka Wada
  • Patent number: 10717153
    Abstract: Provided is a laser welding method for flat wires in which side surfaces at ends of first and second flat wires coated with insulating films, the side surfaces being stripped of the insulating films, are butted together, and a laser beam is applied to end surfaces of the first and second flat wires to weld together the side surfaces. This method includes: applying the laser beam in a loop shape inside the end surface of the first flat wire to form a molten pool; and gradually increasing the diameter of a loop-shaped application trajectory of the laser beam inside the end surface of the first flat wire to allow the molten pool to reach the side surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Hideo Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20200225044
    Abstract: A map information provision system includes: a road map information database configured to store road map information; a vehicle position determination unit configured to detect and determine a position of a vehicle on a road; a road map information extraction unit configured to extract the road map information around the vehicle from the road map information database, based on the position of the vehicle; and a waypoint map constructor unit configured to determine positions of waypoints and configure a waypoint map that is made up of the plurality of the waypoints, wherein the waypoint map is supplied to a driving support device for the vehicle or a driving control device for the vehicle and is utilized as map information on the planned driving route.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicants: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, The University of Tokyo, National University Corporation Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, School Judicial Person IKUTOKU GAKUEN
    Inventors: Kyoichi TOHRIYAMA, Takuma ITO, Satoshi NAKAMURA, Minoru KAMATA, Pongsathorn RAKSINCHAROENSAK, Tsukasa SHIMIZU, Hideo INOUE
  • Publication number: 20200212602
    Abstract: Provided are an insulated wire material including: a conductor including a single core conductor or a plurality of divided conductors placed in parallel to each other or helically placed; and a peripheral insulating layer with which a periphery of the conductor is coated includes a welding member at at least one end portion of the conductor via a welded portion, a manufacturing method thereof, a coil including the insulated wire material, and electrical/electronic equipment including the coil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akira TACHIBANA, Kenichi NAKAMURA, Hideo FUKUDA, Hirofumi OSHIMA
  • Publication number: 20200206843
    Abstract: A welding device includes a laser irradiation unit that irradiates a workpiece with a laser light while scanning along an intended weld line of the workpiece, an upper jig arranged on a side of the laser irradiation unit with respect to the workpiece, and a lower jig arranged on an opposite side of the laser irradiation unit side. The upper jig includes an exposed portion that exposes the intended weld line of the workpiece to the laser irradiation unit side, an introduction path that is disposed in a downstream side in a scanning direction of the laser light and introduces an inert gas to the exposed portion, and a discharge path that is disposed in an upstream side in the scanning direction of the laser light and suctions the inert gas introduced to the exposed portion to discharge the inert gas to an outside.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventor: Hideo NAKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20200208316
    Abstract: A sewing machine includes a feed amount setting part and a feed amount adjustment part. In the feed amount setting part, a forward feed amount for one stitch of forward stitching is set. In the feed amount adjustment part, the forward feed amount which is set by the feed amount setting part is compared with the maximum backward feed amount for one stitch of reverse stitching which is determined by a feed mechanism. Then, in the feed amount adjustment part, when the forward feed amount is larger than the maximum backward feed amount, the total amount of backward feed amounts for plural stitches of backward stitching is adjusted so as to coincide with the total amount of the forward feed amounts for one stitch or more of forward stitching.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Haruka NAKAMURA, Kentaro AKAHANE, Hideo SUZUKI, Ayako HARADA
  • Publication number: 20200174672
    Abstract: A storage system is configured to include a plurality of storage nodes, and includes a selection unit which selects a storage node required for setting a data protection level after conversion from among the plurality of storage nodes on the basis of information related to the conversion of the data protection level. The storage node selected by the selection unit manages data using the data protection level after conversion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masakuni Agetsuma, Takahiro Yamamoto, Hideo Saito, Takaki Nakamura, Takeru Chiba, Hiroto Ebara
  • Patent number: 10674106
    Abstract: A semiconductor apparatus includes a stack of first and second chips each having a plurality of pixel circuits arranged in a matrix form. The pixel circuit of the a-th row and the e1-th column is connected to the electric circuit of the p-th row and the v-th column. The pixel circuit of the a-th row and the f1-th column is connected to the electric circuit of the q-th row and the v-th column. The pixel circuit of the a-th row and the g1-th column is connected to the electric circuit of the r-th row and the v-th column. The pixel circuit of the a-th row and the h1-th column is connected to the electric circuit of the s-th row and the v-th column.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Katsuhito Sakurai, Yoshiaki Takada, Takahiro Shirai, Hideo Kobayashi, Kohichi Nakamura, Daisuke Yoshida, Fumihiro Inui
  • Publication number: 20200167092
    Abstract: To more effectively eliminate a resource imbalance among storage apparatuses, and shorten the time required for elimination in a computer system including a plurality of storage apparatuses and a computer. In a computer system including a plurality of storage apparatuses that provide a volume to a computer and a storage management device that manages the plurality of storage apparatuses, in a case where there is an instruction to create a new volume, the storage management device compares a distribution of feature amounts of all volumes provided by each storage apparatus and a distribution of feature amounts of all volumes in a case of providing a newly created volume in each storage apparatus, and instructs a storage apparatus having a largest difference in the distributions of the feature amounts to create a volume.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2019
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takaki Nakamura, Hideo Saito, Yoshinori Ohira, Azusa Jin
  • Publication number: 20200139315
    Abstract: Provided is a production method with which a large amount of particle mixture in which two or more types of particles are mixed can be easily produced. The production method is for producing a particle mixture in which two or more types of particles are mixed, and includes the following steps (1) and (2): (1) a step of adding a first additive to first particles and mixing the first additive with the first particles using a first mixer; and (2) a step of introducing the two or more types of particles including the first particles mixed with the first additive and second particles into a blender container of a gravity blender, and mixing the two or more types of particles inside the blender container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Kazushi Takemoto, Kenji Nakamura, Hideo Kazama
  • Publication number: 20200128625
    Abstract: A heater is provided with a heating element that generates heat by electrical connection, anode and cathode plates each formed in a plate shape and are installed such that the heating element is sandwiched between the anode and cathode plates from both sides thereof, and a discharging unit installed in a heating element non-provided region and that discharges a surge current. The heating element non-provided region is included in a facing portion where the anode plate faces the cathode plate and differs from a heating element provided region where the heating element is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES THERMAL SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Keiji NAGASAKA, Hideo NAKAMURA, Yutaka KUBOTA, Masanori MARUYAMA, Hidetaka SATO, Tomoyasu OSAKI
  • Patent number: 10608223
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a separator for fuel cell including a seal part of thermosetting resin can have improved productivity. The method includes a placing step to place uncured thermosetting resin on a substrate, a pre-curing step to pre-cure the uncured thermosetting resin on the substrate, and a curing step to cure the pre-cured thermosetting resin on the collected plurality of substrates to collectively form the seal parts on the plurality of substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hideo Nakamura, Kazuomi Yamanishi, Hiroki Okabe
  • Publication number: 20200074249
    Abstract: A method of controlling printing by print control script embedded in a web page acquired by a client terminal from a web application server includes, after the acquired web page is displayed, accepting an input operation on the displayed web page and drawing a result of the input operation in a specific drawing area, the accepting and drawing operations being performed by the client terminal. The method further includes generating print data by converting image data written in the specific drawing area to a form enabling processing by a printer as a result of a print operation performed on the displayed web page, and commanding the printer to print the print data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideo NAKAMURA, Koji NISHIZAWA, Atsushi YAMAJI
  • Publication number: 20200059084
    Abstract: A switch circuit disposed on a wire that connects a plurality of batteries includes a semiconductor switch that switches the connection between the batteries to ON or to OFF, and a protective switch that is connected in parallel to the semiconductor switch. The protective switch has a pair of terminals that are each connected to the wire, and a conductive plate that is constituted by a plurality of conductive members having different thermal expansion coefficients being attached to each other. The conductive plate deforms with increasing temperature of the semiconductor switch and switches the connection between the terminals to ON.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Inventors: Hideo Morioka, Arinobu Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20200056287
    Abstract: A film-forming method for forming a metal nitride film on a substrate includes: forming the metal nitride film on the substrate by repeating a cycle a predetermined number of times, the cycle including: a first process of supplying a metal-containing gas into a process container configured to accommodate the substrate therein; a second process of supplying a purge gas into the process container; a third process of supplying a nitrogen-containing gas into the process container; and a fourth process of supplying the purge gas into the process container, wherein the fourth process includes: a first step of supplying a first purge gas having a first flow rate equal to or larger than a flow rate of the metal-containing gas of the first process; and a second step of supplying the first purge gas having a second flow rate smaller than the first flow rate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2019
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi TAKAHASHI, Kazuyoshi YAMAZAKI, Hideo NAKAMURA, Yoshikazu IDENO
  • Publication number: 20190378723
    Abstract: A film forming method includes: repeatedly performing a source gas adsorption process including supplying a source gas containing a metal element to form a nitride film on a substrate in a chamber and purging a residual gas, and a nitriding process including supplying a nitriding gas onto the substrate and purging a residual gas; and supplying a hydrazine-based compound gas as a part or all of the nitriding gas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Inventors: Hideo Nakamura, Yosuke Serizawa, Yoshikazu Ideno, Hiroaki Ashizawa, Takaya Shimizu, Seishi Murakami
  • Patent number: 10504011
    Abstract: A method of controlling printing by print control script embedded in a web page acquired by a client terminal from a web application server includes, after the acquired web page is displayed, accepting an input operation on the displayed web page and drawing a result of the input operation in a specific drawing area, the accepting and drawing operations being performed by the client terminal. The method further includes generating print data by converting image data written in the specific drawing area to a form enabling processing by a printer as a result of a print operation performed on the displayed web page, and commanding the printer to print the print data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideo Nakamura, Koji Nishizawa, Atsushi Yamaji
  • Patent number: 10459668
    Abstract: A print control device 31 connected to a host 20 and a printer 32 has a print data receiving unit 81 that receives print data written in markup language from the host 20, a command generating unit 82 that adds an initialization command before the print data and generates a print instruction command, and a command transmission unit 83 that transmits the generated print instruction command to the printer 32.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hideo Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20190315628
    Abstract: A two-dimensional hydrogen boride-containing sheet of the present invention has a two-dimensional network that consists of (HB)n (n?4).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2017
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Applicants: University of Tsukuba, Tokyo Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Takahiro Kondo, Junji Nakamura, Hiroaki Nishino, Asahi Fujino, Tomohiro Fujimori, Hideo Hosono, Masahiro Miyauchi