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).

  • Patent number: 11956314
    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: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignees: 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
  • Publication number: 20240109734
    Abstract: A conveyance equipment includes swirl flow-forming body, discharge fluid rectification cover and skirt. The swirl flow-forming body has columnar first body. A columnar recess is inward of lower end face of first body. A pair of fluid passages are formed in columnar first body to extend to inside surface of columnar recess and supply fluid into columnar recess to generate swirling flow. The discharge fluid rectification cover has a second body which includes a disk-shaped base plate and a peripheral wall that extends around the periphery of the base plate. The second body is positioned to cover the columnar recess. A suction port is in the bottom plate. A discharge passage is in the peripheral wall to extend generally tangential to the inside surface of peripheral wall. The skirt is cylindrical and is made of an elastic thin film, a top opening of which is connected to the suction port.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2022
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Applicant: HARMOTEC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hitoshi IWASAKA, Hideyuki TOKUNAGA, Katsuhiro KOSHIISHI, Hidemitsu TANAKA, Yuji KASAI, Naonari IWASAKA
  • Patent number: 11948958
    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: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: 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: 11939915
    Abstract: A raw material fluid treatment plant provided with a raw material reaction apparatus for reacting a raw material fluid to form a reaction gas. The raw material reaction apparatus includes preheaters and a reactor. The preheaters are heat exchangers that perform heat exchange between a second heat transfer medium and the raw material fluid to heat the raw material fluid. The reactor is a heat exchanger that performs heat exchange between a first heat transfer medium differing from the second heat transfer medium and the raw material fluid having been heated by the preheaters to heat and react the raw material fluid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hideyuki Uechi, Hidefumi Araki, Satoshi Tanimura, Masakazu Nose, Jun Sasahara, Yukio Tanaka, Atsushi Yuasa
  • Patent number: 11943103
    Abstract: According to the present disclosure, provided is a network system including a plurality of devices and a network management apparatus connected to the plurality of devices by an IP transmission line, and the network management apparatus (100) includes a setting execution unit (116) configured to execute setting of a path to which the plurality of devices are connected, and setting of parameters for controlling the plurality of devices. With this configuration, it is possible to freely set a connection path and devices in a system in which a plurality of devices are connected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Nakao, Shinjiro Tanaka, Hideyuki Imaida, Takahiro Nishikawa, Tooru Amano, Teruo Kajiura, Satoru Kamoto
  • Publication number: 20240067033
    Abstract: In order to achieve a charging service using an outlet of 100 V or 200V, the present invention provides a management server 10 including an acquisition unit 11 that acquires, from a user terminal, apparatus specifying information specifying a control apparatus that controls power supply to an outlet, and a control execution unit 12 that executes processing of controlling the control apparatus specified by the apparatus specifying information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Hideyuki ISHIUJI, Hiromi SUZUKI, Yutaka OKANO, Sayaka ISHIMOTO, Shoko YOKOTE, Satoshi TANAKA, Koji KITAHARA, Megumi YAMAMOTO, Chieko KURIBAYASHI, Tomohide TOYODA
  • Publication number: 20240054821
    Abstract: A management device to be used in an in-vehicle network including a plurality of function units installed in a vehicle includes: a state information acquisition unit configured to acquire state information indicating a state of the vehicle; and an allocation unit configured to change allocation of transmission bands of a plurality of logical paths between the function units in accordance with the state of the vehicle indicated by the state information acquired by the state information acquisition unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2020
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Applicants: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., Autonetworks Technologies, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenta OGATA, Tatsuya IZUMI, Yusuke YAMAMOTO, Yojiro SUYAMA, Hideyuki TANAKA, Junji YANO, Darmawan GO
  • Patent number: 11799991
    Abstract: Provided is a relay device including: a relay unit configured to perform a relay process for a frame transmitted and received between a plurality of function units; and a relay management unit. The relay unit receives, from a function unit, a target frame which is transmitted and received according to a predetermined communication protocol and includes information with which a request source of a service is identifiable and information with which a content of the requested service is identifiable, and the relay unit outputs the received target frame to the relay management unit. The relay management unit performs determination regarding setting change in the relay process of the relay unit, on the basis of the information included in the target frame received from the relay unit, and outputs the target frame to the relay unit or discards the target frame, according to a result of the determination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignees: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke Yamamoto, Hideyuki Tanaka, Tatsuya Izumi, Takeshi Hagihara, Darmawan Go
  • Publication number: 20230189545
    Abstract: A display device includes a first electrode, a second electrode, a light emitting layer disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode, and an auxiliary electrode connected to the second electrode. The auxiliary electrode includes a first auxiliary electrode and a second auxiliary electrode disposed between the first auxiliary electrode and the second electrode. The second auxiliary electrode contains at least one of an alkaline earth metal element and a lanthanoid element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2021
    Publication date: June 15, 2023
    Inventors: HIDEYUKI TANAKA, TATSUYA KANO
  • Publication number: 20220377142
    Abstract: Provided is a relay device including: a relay unit configured to perform a relay process for a frame transmitted and received between a plurality of function units; and a relay management unit. The relay unit receives, from a function unit, a target frame. When a content of the target frame satisfies a predetermined condition, the relay management unit stores, in the target frame, position information which is information regarding a position, in the in-vehicle network, of a function unit as a request source of a service related to the target frame or a function unit as a request destination of the service related to the target frame, and outputs the target frame having the position information stored therein, to the relay unit. The relay unit transmits the target frame received from the relay management unit, to a function unit which is a destination of the target frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2020
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicants: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., Autonetworks Technologies, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yusuke YAMAMOTO, Hideyuki TANAKA, Tatsuya IZUMI, Takeshi HAGIHARA, Darmawan GO
  • Publication number: 20220355750
    Abstract: Provided is a relay device including: a relay unit configured to perform a relay process for a frame transmitted and received between the function units; and a relay management unit. The relay unit receives, from a function unit, a target frame which is transmitted and received according to a predetermined communication protocol and includes information with which a request source of a service is identifiable and information with which a content of the requested service is identifiable, duplicates target data which is at least a part of the received target frame, outputs the duplicated target data to the relay management unit, and relays the received target frame to another function unit. The relay management unit performs determination regarding setting change in the relay process of the relay unit, on the basis of the target data received from the relay unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2020
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Applicants: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., Autonetworks Technologies, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yusuke YAMAMOTO, Hideyuki TANAKA, Tatsuya IZUMI, Takeshi HAGIHARA, Darmawan GO
  • Publication number: 20220360648
    Abstract: Provided is a relay device including: a relay unit configured to perform a relay process for a frame transmitted and received between a plurality of function units; and a relay management unit. The relay unit receives, from a function unit, a target frame which is transmitted and received according to a predetermined communication protocol and includes information with which a request source of a service is identifiable and information with which a content of the requested service is identifiable, and the relay unit outputs the received target frame to the relay management unit. The relay management unit performs determination regarding setting change in the relay process of the relay unit, on the basis of the information included in the target frame received from the relay unit, and outputs the target frame to the relay unit or discards the target frame, according to a result of the determination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2020
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Applicants: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., Autonetworks Technologies, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yusuke YAMAMOTO, Hideyuki TANAKA, Tatsuya IZUMI, Takeshi HAGIHARA, Darmawan GO
  • Publication number: 20220326688
    Abstract: An action chart describing an operation of an automated manufacturing machine includes subperiods into which an operation period from a start to an end of the operation of the automated manufacturing machine is divided. The action chart includes element actions included in the operation of the automated manufacturing machine. The element actions on the action chart are assigned to the subperiods and each include an action identifier including qualitative information about the element action, and a numerical table or numerical parameters. The action chart is read. The action identifiers on the action chart are converted into program elements stored in a manner associated with the action identifiers. A numerical value in the numerical table or the numerical parameters is set for each program element. The program elements are combined together in an order of the subperiods on the action chart.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2022
    Publication date: October 13, 2022
    Inventors: Teruaki YOGO, Hideyuki TANAKA, Toshihiro KANI, Hidenori OZAKI
  • 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
  • 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: 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
  • 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