Patents by Inventor Hiroaki Hasegawa

Hiroaki Hasegawa 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: 20210174022
    Abstract: A method, a structure, and a computer system for resolving an anaphora. The exemplary embodiments may include extracting individual context data from an individual expression and determining whether the individual expression includes an anaphora representation based on the individual context data. The exemplary embodiments may further include, based on determining that the individual expression includes the anaphora representation, extracting anaphora context data and identifying an object of one or more objects to which the anaphora representation refers based on comparing the individual context data and the anaphora context data to data detailing the one or more objects.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Inventors: Shunsuke ISHIKAWA, Yasuyuki TOMINAGA, Hiroaki UETSUKI, Asako ONO, Tohru HASEGAWA, Kenta WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20210165834
    Abstract: Embodiments are disclosed for a method for ordering search results. The method includes identifying a plurality of archived search results generated by a keyword search. The method also includes searching a plurality of indices of a plurality of corresponding tape libraries comprising a plurality of tapes storing the archived search results. The method additionally includes determining a plurality of estimated access times corresponding to the archived search results based on the indices. Further, the method includes sorting the archived search results based on the estimated access times to create a time-based order.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2019
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Tohru Hasegawa, HIROAKI UETSUKI, SHUNSUKE ISHIKAWA, YASUYUKI TOMINAGA, KENTA WATANABE, Asako Ono
  • Patent number: 10997801
    Abstract: A controller provided at an information processing apparatus is configured to acquire information indicating driving history regarding traveling of a vehicle, specify a traveling section having a distance equal to or longer than a predetermined distance, in which the vehicle repeatedly travels at a frequency equal to or higher than a predetermined frequency, on the basis of the information indicating the driving history, and send a notification to a driver of the vehicle for encouraging the driver to provide ride sharing using the vehicle in the specified traveling section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shinichi Okabe, Hiroaki Sakurai, Kazuaki Takemura, Kengo Takeuchi, Kaori Sakai, Hideo Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 10930444
    Abstract: An electrochemical device includes an element body, an exterior sheet, a seal part, and a leading terminal. The element body includes a pair of inner electrodes laminated to sandwich a separator sheet. The exterior sheet covers the element body. The seal part seals a peripheral part of the exterior sheet for immersing the element body in an electrolyte. The leading terminal extends outward from the seal part of the exterior sheet. The exterior sheet includes a front sheet and a back sheet. The front sheet includes a front-side metal sheet. The back sheet includes a back-side metal sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroaki Hasegawa, Hidetake Itoh, Yoshihiko Ohashi, Yuji Yoshino, Kazunori Yoshikawa
  • Patent number: 10910167
    Abstract: An electrochemical device, which can be thin enough to be built into a thin electronic device, and a method for manufacturing the same. The electrochemical device has: an element body on which a pair of internal electrodes are laminated so as to sandwich a separator sheet; an outer sheet covering the element body; sealing parts for sealing the peripheral edge of the outer sheet so that the element body is immersed in an electrolyte solution; and lead terminals electrically connected to either one of internal electrodes and leading out from the sealing parts of the outer sheet. At least a portion of a resin tape constituting the sealing parts, from which the lead terminals lead out, is thermally fused to an inside layer made from resin, which is present on the inner face of the outer sheet, in a position that does not overlap with the internal electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroaki Hasegawa, Hidetake Itoh, Yuji Yoshino, Kazunori Yoshikawa
  • Patent number: 10899555
    Abstract: [Problem] To develop a device for diverting, to multiple conveyance paths, a plurality of cup-shaped containers conveyed in a single file on a manufacturing line, and consolidating a prescribed number of the containers as a group so as to be sequentially and continuously conveyed. [Solution] The method that has been found to be effective involves providing a plurality of adjacently arranged successive conveyance paths that branch out from a conveyance path of a conveyance device that continuously conveys cup-shaped containers having prescribed shapes in a single file, sequentially conveying the cup-shaped containers on the branch conveyance paths, stopping the movement of the cup-shaped containers and aligning the containers at the end point of the branch conveyance paths, consolidating the containers as a group at the end point in each of the conveyance paths, and transferring the cup-shaped containers to another conveyance path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: NISSIN FOODS HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeru Yasuda, Toshikazu Nakashima, Hiroaki Hasegawa, Masashi Takeda
  • Publication number: 20210006747
    Abstract: An object of one embodiment of the present disclosure is to provide a product with a high added value to a user by preventing an erroneous character string from being combined in a case where a voice before and after an image selected from within a moving image is a mixed voice. One embodiment of the present disclosure is an image processing apparatus including: a selection unit configured to select, from a moving image including a plurality of frames, a part of the moving image; an extraction unit configured to extract a voice during a predetermined time corresponding to the selected part in the moving image; and a combination unit configured to combine a character string based on a voice extracted by the extraction unit, with the part of the moving image selected by the selection unit or a frame among frames corresponding to the part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Daiki Kadomatsu, Kosei Tanaka, Gou Sasaki, Hirokazu Kameda, Chisei Sumita, Takeshi Nakamura, Ken Hoshino, Hiroaki Hasegawa, Kenichi Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20210006762
    Abstract: An object of one embodiment of the present disclosure is to provide a product with a high added value to a user by preventing an unnatural character string from being combined, combination of no character string, and the like in a case where there is no voice or almost no voice before or after an image selected from within a moving image. One embodiment of the present disclosure is an image processing apparatus including: a selection unit configured to select, from a moving image including a plurality of frames, a part of the moving image; an extraction unit configured to extract a voice during a predetermined time corresponding to the selected part in the moving image; and a combination unit configured to combine a character string based on a voice extracted by the extraction unit, with the part of the moving image selected by the selection unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Daiki Kadomatsu, Kosei Tanaka, Gou Sasaki, Hirokazu Kameda, Chisei Sumita, Takeshi Nakamura, Ken Hoshino, Hiroaki Hasegawa, Kenichi Yoshida
  • Patent number: 10879016
    Abstract: An electrochemical device which includes: an element main body wherein a pair of internal electrodes are laminated so as to sandwich a separator sheet there between; an outer casing sheet that covers the element main body; sealing parts that hermetically seal the peripheral part of the outer casing sheet so that the element main body is immersed in an electrolyte solution; and lead terminals that are electrically connected to the internal electrodes respectively and are led out from the sealing parts of the outer casing sheet to the outside. A resin inner layer that is present in the inner surface of the outer casing sheet is provided with a fusion bonding part for separators, which partially bonds a part of the separator sheet to the inner surface of the outer casing sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroaki Hasegawa, Yuji Yoshino, Kazunori Yoshikawa, Hidetake Itoh, Kazuhiro Anai, Yoshihiko Ohashi
  • Publication number: 20200269188
    Abstract: Provided is a gas separation device configured to separate a non-hydrocarbon gas from a feed gas containing the non-hydrocarbon gas through use of a gas separation membrane, in which a decrease in operating rate can be suppressed, and economic efficiency is satisfactory. A first membrane module (1) and a second membrane module (2) are arranged in parallel to each other with respect to supply lines for a feed gas. Gas lines for regeneration (14, 15) ((24, 25)), which are branched from a permeate gas line (13) ((23)) of the membrane module (1) ((2)), and which are joined to a feed gas line (21) ((11)) configured to supply the feed gas to the membrane module (2) ((1)), are provided. Under a state in which the feed gas is supplied to the membrane module (1), a permeate gas through the membrane module (1) is supplied, as a gas for regeneration, to the membrane module (2) through the gas lines for regeneration (14, 15).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroaki Hasegawa, Yasushi Fujimora, Aiko Matsuyama, Shuichi Oguro, Keiichi Nishida, Akiko Fukuta, Kenjii Yajima, Makiko Ichikawa, Takeshi Hagio, Naoko Takahashi, Makoto Miyahara, Katsuya Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10744455
    Abstract: Provided are a non-hydrocarbon gas separation device and the like capable of increasing a discharge pressure of a non-hydrocarbon gas to a downstream side while preventing an increase in size of equipment. In the non-hydrocarbon gas separation device, a first separation module (2a) and a second separation module (2b) connected to each other in series are each configured to separate a non-hydrocarbon from a natural gas through use of a separation membrane (20). The non-hydrocarbon gas having been separated from the natural gas is discharged to each of discharge lines (202) and (204). At this time, a pressure of the first separation module (2a) on a discharge line (202) side is higher than a pressure of the second separation module (2b) on a discharge line (204) or (202) side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: JGC Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroaki Hasegawa, Hiroshi Umino, Yasushi Fujimura, Aiko Matsuyama, Syuichi Oguro, Keiichi Nishida, Shinji Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20200255228
    Abstract: [Problem] To develop a device for diverting, to multiple conveyance paths, a plurality of cup-shaped containers conveyed in a single file on a manufacturing line, and consolidating a prescribed number of the containers as a group so as to be sequentially and continuously conveyed. [Solution] The method that has been found to be effective involves providing a plurality of adjacently arranged successive conveyance paths that branch out from a conveyance path of a conveyance device that continuously conveys cup-shaped containers having prescribed shapes in a single file, sequentially conveying the cup-shaped containers on the branch conveyance paths, stopping the movement of the cup-shaped containers and aligning the containers at the end point of the branch conveyance paths, consolidating the containers as a group at the end point in each of the conveyance paths, and transferring the cup-shaped containers to another conveyance path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2017
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Shigeru YASUDA, Toshikazu NAKASHIMA, Hiroaki HASEGAWA, Masashi TAKEDA
  • Patent number: 10737214
    Abstract: Provided is a non-hydrocarbon gas separation device or the like capable of separating a non-hydrocarbon gas from a natural gas containing a heavy hydrocarbon. The non-hydrocarbon gas separation device is configured to separate a non-hydrocarbon gas from a natural gas. The natural gas containing a heavy hydrocarbon, the heavy hydrocarbon having 5 or more carbon atoms, is supplied to a separation module (2). The natural gas having been separated from the non-hydrocarbon gas is allowed to outflow from the separation module (2), and the non-hydrocarbon gas having been separated from the natural gas is discharged from the separation module (2). An inorganic membrane (20), which is housed in the separation module (2), and is made of an inorganic material is configured to allow the non-hydrocarbon gas contained in the natural gas to permeate therethrough to a discharge side, and to allow the natural gas having been separated from the non-hydrocarbon gas to flow to an outflow side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: JGC Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroaki Hasegawa, Hiroshi Umino, Yasushi Fujimura, Aiko Matsuyama, Syuichi Oguro, Keiichi Nishida, Shinji Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20200108024
    Abstract: The present invention provides a risperidone-containing patch having an excellent drug release property and patch physical properties. Specifically, the present invention provides a medical patch comprising an adhesive composition comprising risperidone or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof; a carboxylic acid; a fatty acid ester; and an adhesive, characterized in that said adhesive is a star-shaped acrylic block polymer having a star-shaped structure in which at least three chain polymer portions radiate from a sulfur residue of a mercapto group situated at the center, wherein the (meth)acrylic acid alkyl ester structural units having 7-17 carbon atoms account for 30-99.99% by mass of the whole structural units in said star-shaped acrylic block polymer, and at least one of said chain polymer portions has a structural unit having a copolymer structure of polymerizable monomers comprising a (meth)acrylic acid alkyl ester having 7-17 carbon atoms and a polyfunctional monomer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2018
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicant: TEIKOKU SEIYAKU CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi KAWAKAMI, Manabu SOGABE, Taiki SHIBATA, Hiroaki HASEGAWA
  • Patent number: 10610890
    Abstract: An ultrasonic transducer element includes a substrate, a lower electrode on a first surface of the substrate, a first insulating film on the lower electrode, a first cavity layer on the first insulating film, a second insulating film on the first cavity layer, an upper electrode on the second insulating film that overlaps the first cavity layer, a third insulating film on the upper electrode, a second cavity layer on the third insulating film, a fourth insulating film on the second cavity layer, a fixing portion formed by the second to fourth insulating films, a movable portion in a membrane insides the second cavity layer, a first connection portion and a second connection portion that are stacked with a gap and the connection portions are configured by the second to fourth insulating films connecting the movable portion and the fixing portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Hasegawa, Taiichi Takezaki, Shuntaro Machida, Daisuke Ryuzaki
  • Publication number: 20200070205
    Abstract: A capacitive device includes a unit cell including a CMUT, and a transmission/reception plate for impedance matching which is provided above the unit cell via a connection portion, in which a membrane of the CMUT constituting the unit cell is connected to the transmission/reception plate via the connection portion having an area smaller than that of the transmission/reception plate. The area of the transmission/reception plate is desirably larger than the area of a hollow portion of the CMUT.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Taiichi TAKEZAKI, Hiroaki HASEGAWA, Shuntaro MACHIDA
  • Publication number: 20200069287
    Abstract: Capacitors, each of which is electrically connected to a capacitor which is the cell of the CMUT mounted in a chip and is used as a DC block capacitor for protecting an amplifying circuit, are formed as many as plural aligned channels in the chip. The capacitor is an electrostatic capacitance element which is not vibrated acoustically.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroaki HASEGAWA, Kengo IMAGAWA, Shuntaro MACHIDA, Taiichi TAKEZAKI
  • Publication number: 20190321000
    Abstract: Performance of an ultrasonic examination device, which includes an ultrasonic sensor of a capacitance detection type including a cavity between electrodes and vibrating a membrane, is enhanced. A cell which is a capacitive type device provided with a lower electrode, a cavity, and an upper electrode in a membrane, which are stacked in a longitudinal direction, and a condenser provided with the lower electrode and an upper electrode which are stacked in the longitudinal direction, are formed in one semiconductor chip. The cell and the condenser are connected to each other in parallel, and, when ultrasonic waves are transmitted and received using the cell, connection between a DC bias power source and the semiconductor chip is blocked, and a direct current voltage is applied to the cell from the condenser.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2019
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Applicant: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Taiichi TAKEZAKI, Hiroaki HASEGAWA, Shuntaro MACHIDA, Ryo IMAI, Tomohiko TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20190310161
    Abstract: A sensor system that detects a vibration of a rotating part with a high accuracy even in a case in which a sensor is additionally attached is provided. The invention is directed to a sensor system includes a board that is installed in a rotating part of a cut processing machine; a plurality of acceleration sensors mounted on the board, and a signal processing unit (arithmetic operation). The signal processing unit detects a translational acceleration accompanying moving of the rotating part and a centrifugal acceleration accompanying rotation of the rotating part on the basis of acceleration data detected by each of the acceleration sensors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventors: Keiji WATANABE, Hiroaki HASEGAWA, Hisanori MATSUMOTO, Daisuke RYUZAKI
  • Publication number: 20190267197
    Abstract: An electrochemical device includes an element body, an exterior sheet, a seal part, and a leading terminal. The element body includes a pair of inner electrodes laminated to sandwich a separator sheet. The exterior sheet covers the element body. The seal part seals a peripheral part of the exterior sheet for immersing the element body in an electrolyte. The leading terminal extends outward from the seal part of the exterior sheet. The exterior sheet includes a front sheet and a back sheet. The front sheet includes a front-side metal sheet. The back sheet includes a back-side metal sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroaki HASEGAWA, Hidetake ITOH, Yoshihiko OHASHI, Yuji YOSHINO, Kazunori YOSHIKAWA