Patents by Inventor Hideyuki Tanaka

Hideyuki Tanaka 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: 20220302185
    Abstract: The solid-state imaging element includes a photoelectric converter, a first separator, and a second separator. The photoelectric converter is configured to perform photoelectric conversion of incident light. The first separator configured to separate the photoelectric converter is formed in a first trench formed from a first surface side. The second separator configured to separate the photoelectric converter is formed in a second trench formed from a second surface side facing a first surface. The present technology is applicable to an individual imaging element mounted on, e.g., a camera and configured to acquire an image of an object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2022
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Applicant: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideyuki HONDA, Tetsuya UCHIDA, Toshifumi WAKANO, Yusuke TANAKA, Yoshiharu KUDOH, Hirotoshi NOMURA, Tomoyuki HIRANO, Shinichi YOSHIDA, Yoichi UEDA, Kosuke NAKANISHI
  • Patent number: 11441602
    Abstract: A bearing structure includes: a shaft provided with a turbine impeller; a pair of rolling bearings accommodated in a bearing hole and each including: an inner ring provided to the shaft; and an outer ring having a damper portion formed on an outer periphery of the outer ring; an opposing surface opposed to, from a turbine impeller side, a lateral surface of the outer ring of the rolling bearing provided on the turbine impeller side; and a first oil supply groove formed in the opposing surface and opposed to at least the damper portion and the lateral surface of the outer ring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: IHI Corporation
    Inventors: Yutaka Uneura, Takahiro Tanaka, Hiroki Mochizuki, Shunsuke Nishii, Hideyuki Kojima
  • Patent number: 11428309
    Abstract: A toroidal continuously variable transmission includes: first and second pistons attached to a shaft portion of a trunnion so as to be externally fitted to the shaft portion, the first and second pistons being arranged so as to be lined up in a direction along a tilt axis; and a cylinder forming a first pressure chamber which makes the first piston move toward a first side in the direction along the tilt axis and a second pressure chamber which makes the second piston move toward a second side in the direction along the tilt axis. The cylinder includes a first lubricating oil passage, and the shaft portion of the trunnion includes a second lubricating oil passage. A third lubricating oil passage through which the first lubricating oil passage communicates with the second lubricating oil passage is formed between the first piston and the second piston.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hideyuki Imai, Keigo Maehata, Kenichiro Tanaka, Kenji Komatsu
  • Patent number: 11401995
    Abstract: A torsional vibration damper that a torsional vibration damper having a planetary gear unit, and a manufacturing method of the torsional vibration damper for limiting damages on gears of the planetary gear unit due to dimension errors. In the planetary gear unit, at least one of a sun gear, a ring gear, and a set of planetary gears is/are formed by a press forming method. The gear formed by the press forming method is engaged with the remaining gears in such a manner that a thinner portion of each tooth is individually engaged with a thicker portion of the adjacent teeth of the remaining gears.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, AISIN AW CO., LTD., AISIN FUKUI Corporation
    Inventors: Masayuki Ishibashi, Hideyuki Nishida, Yoichi Oi, Takuya Yoshikawa, Katsunori Tanaka, Tomoyuki Hiramoto
  • Publication number: 20220239825
    Abstract: It is an object to realize high dynamic range rendering of a partial region of interest (ROI) segmented from a captured image. A transmitting apparatus includes a controlling section that controls the acquisition of high dynamic range information as information for use in the high dynamic range rendering of image data of a ROI (Region of interest), and a transmitting section that sends out the image data of the ROI as payload data and sends out ROI information as embedded data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2020
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Inventors: Kenya Tanaka, Yoshiaki Matsubara, Hideyuki Someya
  • Publication number: 20220239528
    Abstract: In a system including a plurality of in-vehicle networks, information regarding the network configuration of function units connected to different types of transmission paths can be easily used. A relay device includes: an acquisition unit configured to acquire second function unit information of the function unit connected to the second transmission path, the second function unit information being function unit information that includes information regarding a network configuration of a layer of a lower order than an application layer; and a conversion unit configured to perform a conversion process of converting the second function unit information acquired by the acquisition unit into information that is able to be registered into a database of one or a plurality of pieces of first function unit information being function unit information of one or a plurality of the function units each connected to a corresponding first transmission path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2020
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke YAMAMOTO, Hideyuki TANAKA, Tatsuya IZUMI, Yojiro SUYAMA, Takeshi HAGIHARA, Darmawan GO
  • Patent number: 11398515
    Abstract: The present technology relates to a solid-state imaging element configured so that pixels can be more reliably separated, a method for manufacturing the solid-state imaging element, and an electronic apparatus. The solid-state imaging element includes a photoelectric converter, a first separator, and a second separator. The photoelectric converter is configured to perform photoelectric conversion of incident light. The first separator configured to separate the photoelectric converter is formed in a first trench formed from a first surface side. The second separator configured to separate the photoelectric converter is formed in a second trench formed from a second surface side facing a first surface. The present technology is applicable to an individual imaging element mounted on, e.g., a camera and configured to acquire an image of an object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideyuki Honda, Tetsuya Uchida, Toshifumi Wakano, Yusuke Tanaka, Yoshiharu Kudoh, Hirotoshi Nomura, Tomoyuki Hirano, Shinichi Yoshida, Yoichi Ueda, Kosuke Nakanishi
  • Publication number: 20220231910
    Abstract: An information of a network to which a new function unit has been added is easily acquired. A relay device installed in a vehicle includes: a detection unit configured to detect a new function unit being a function unit that is newly added to a network including an existing function unit being one or a plurality of function units; a relay unit configured to relay a frame between the function units; and an acquisition unit configured to acquire, from the frame, relayed by the relay unit, between the new function unit detected by the detection unit and the existing function unit, function unit information that includes information regarding a network configuration of a layer of a lower order than an application layer, the function unit information being of at least one of the new function unit and the existing function unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2020
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yojiro SUYAMA, Hideyuki TANAKA, Tatsuya IZUMI, Yusuke YAMAMOTO, Takeshi HAGIHARA, Darmawan GO, Yosuke SHIMIZU
  • Patent number: 11391565
    Abstract: Provided are a marker that enables, within a smaller area size, measurement of the position or the attitude of an object, and a marker manufacturing method. The marker is provided with a variable moire pattern 3 that includes a striped pattern 9 which is formed on a two-dimensional plane and a lens array 7 in which a plurality of lenses are arranged on the two-dimensional plane on which the striped pattern 9 is formed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventor: Hideyuki Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11384818
    Abstract: A pressing device for a toroidal continuously variable transmission, comprises: a disk having a toroidal curved surface and a first cam surface; a cam plate having a cylindrical portion, and an outward facing flange portion having a second cam surface; and a plurality of rolling bodies. The cylindrical portion has a cylinder portion, a projection projecting inward in the radial direction in one axial end portion of the cylinder portion and having a step surface, and an oil supply passage. At least a part of a radial inside opening of the oil supply passage opens to a portion of the cylinder portion positioned further on the other side in the axial direction than the step surface. The oil supply passage has an oil-passage hole penetrating the cylinder portion and an oil-passage groove continuous with the oil-passage hole and recessed from the step surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignees: NSK LTD., KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masahiro Kita, Kippei Matsuda, Hideyuki Imai, Kenichiro Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11378392
    Abstract: In order to provide a means to uniquely estimate the attitude in a wider range of angles to thereby realize a more accurate attitude estimate, a planar marker is provided. The planar marker includes a planar visual marker having a two-dimensional pattern code and at least two attitude inversion detection patterns Fx and Fy each consisting of a transparent cylindrical body having a pattern on the side face within the range of 180 degrees around the central axis ra and being provided so as to be orthogonal to each other on the same plane as that of planar visual marker. A marker is provided that includes at least one attitude inversion detection pattern. The attitude inversion detection pattern consists of the planar visual marker and a transparent spherical body having a pattern on a hemispherical surface and is provided on the same plane as that of the planar visual marker.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventor: Hideyuki Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20220206502
    Abstract: An object is to provide a technique capable of estimating a blind area region which can be used in an automatic driving to optimize the automatic driving, for example. A blind area estimation device includes an acquisition part and an estimation part. The acquisition part acquires an object region based on object information. The object information is information of an object in a predetermined region detected by a detection part. The object region is a region of the object. The estimation part estimates a blind area region based on the object region. The blind area region is a region which is a blind area for the detection part caused by the object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Haiyue ZHANG, Toshihide SATAKE, Toru HIGUCHI, Hideyuki TANAKA
  • Patent number: 11374787
    Abstract: A switch device installed in a vehicle is provided with: a switch unit configured to relay communication data between a plurality of function units installed in the vehicle; a storage unit configured to hold the communication data to be relayed; and a control unit configured to determine a state of the storage unit, and adjust, for each of applications, a throughput of the communication data to be transmitted from the function units, based on a result of the determination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignees: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., AutoNetwork Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Akihito Iwata, Hideyuki Tanaka, Hideki Maeda, Tatsuya Izumi, Takeshi Hagihara, Yasuhiro Yabuuchi, Yasuhiro Yamasaki, Hiroya Ando, Toshio Kawamura, Hirofumi Urayama
  • Patent number: 11371414
    Abstract: Provided is an exhaust system for an engine in which a fastening force of a fastener hardly decreases. An exhaust system for an engine includes: an exhaust passage component of ferrous metal; and a fastener that fastens the exhaust passage component to other parts, the exhaust passage component including a pressure receiving surface that receives a fastening force of the fastener. The oxide film of triiron tetraoxide is formed on the pressure receiving surface of the exhaust passage component. It is preferable that the oxide film of triiron tetraoxide be also formed on an outer surface other than the pressure receiving surface of the exhaust passage component. It is preferable that the oxide film of triiron tetraoxide be also formed on an inner surface of the exhaust passage component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: KUBOTA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroki Oso, Nobuyoshi Okada, Hideyuki Koyama, Yoshinori Tanaka, Kenji Okamoto
  • Publication number: 20220183052
    Abstract: A network of a new configuration is flexibly constructed while maintaining a stable operation in the network. A management device includes: a detection unit that detects a new function unit as a function unit to be newly added to a network including one or a plurality of on-vehicle function units; a generation unit that acquires function unit information of the new function unit detected by the detection unit and function unit information of the on-vehicle function unit, and generates, based on the respective pieces of function unit information, configuration information of a new network that is the network in which the new function unit is further included; and an acquisition unit that acquires, from a database in a storage device, feasibility information indicating feasibility of the new network and corresponding to the configuration information generated by the generation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke YAMAMOTO, Hideyuki TANAKA, Tatsuya IZUMI, Junji YANO, Yasuhiro YABUUCHI, Tadashi MATSUMOTO, Takeshi HAGIHARA
  • Publication number: 20220158900
    Abstract: A network of a new configuration is flexibly constructed while maintaining a stable operation in the network. A management device includes: a detection unit that detects addition of a function unit to a network including one or a plurality of on-vehicle function units; an acquisition unit that acquires function unit information of a new function unit that is the function unit the addition of which has been detected by the detection unit and function unit information of each on-vehicle function unit, each piece of function unit information including information regarding network configuration of a layer lower than an application layer; and a generation unit that, based on the pieces of function unit information acquired by the acquisition unit, generates configuration information of a new network that is the network further including the new function unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke YAMAMOTO, Koichi TAKAYAMA, Hideyuki TANAKA, Tatsuya IZUMI, Junji YANO, Yasuhiro YABUUCHI, Tadashi MATSUMOTO, Takeshi HAGIHARA
  • Patent number: 11254823
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide an antifouling coating composition capable of forming an antifouling coating film that retains a high antifouling performance for a prolonged period of time and has an excellent damage resistance. Another object of the present invention is to provide an antifouling coating film formed with the antifouling coating composition, a substrate with an antifouling coating film and a method for producing the same, and an antifouling method using the antifouling coating film. The antifouling coating composition of the present invention contains a hydrolyzable polymer (A) containing a metal ester group, zinc oxide (B), and medetomidine (C), and has a content of the zinc oxide (B) in a solid content of the antifouling composition of 27 to 60% by mass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: CHUGOKU MARINE PAINTS, LTD.
    Inventors: Jyunji Niimoto, Yusuke Hayashi, Satoshi Masuda, Hideyuki Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20210344522
    Abstract: A switch device installed in a vehicle is provided with: a switch unit configured to relay communication data between a plurality of function units installed in the vehicle; a storage unit configured to hold the communication data to be relayed; and a control unit configured to determine a state of the storage unit, and adjust, for each of applications, a throughput of the communication data to be transmitted from the function units, based on a result of the determination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2019
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicants: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Akihito IWATA, Hideyuki TANAKA, Hideki MAEDA, Tatsuya IZUMI, Takeshi HAGIHARA, Yasuhiro YABUUCHI, Yasuhiro YAMASAKI, Hiroya ANDO, Toshio KAWAMURA, Hirofumo URAYAMA
  • Publication number: 20210180944
    Abstract: In order to provide a means to uniquely estimate the attitude in a wider range of angles to thereby realize a more accurate attitude estimate, a planar marker is provided. The planar marker includes a planar visual marker having a two-dimensional pattern code and at least two attitude inversion detection patterns Fx and Fy each consisting of a transparent cylindrical body having a pattern on the side face within the range of 180 degrees around the central axis ra and being provided so as to be orthogonal to each other on the same plane as that of planar visual marker. A marker is provided that includes at least one attitude inversion detection pattern. The attitude inversion detection pattern consists of the planar visual marker and a transparent spherical body having a pattern on a hemispherical surface and is provided on the same plane as that of the planar visual marker.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2019
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventor: Hideyuki Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11030770
    Abstract: The present invention provides a marker that can uniquely estimate the posture within wide-angle range while maintaining the flatness, and a posture estimating method. The marker includes a two-dimensional pattern code and a posture detection pattern emitting different light depending on an observation direction of the pattern code at around the first axis on a two-dimensional plane formed by the pattern code. The method using the marker has a Step-1 of using a captured image of the marker to identify a color of the light or a pattern drawn by the light, Step-2 of determining, depending on the color or the pattern identified in Step-1, a posture of the marker at around the first axis, and a Step-3 of determining a posture of the marker depending on a positional relation between the posture at around the first axis determined in Step-2 and the elements constituting the captured image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    Inventor: Hideyuki Tanaka