Patents by Inventor Hiroaki Hayashi

Hiroaki Hayashi 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: 10293618
    Abstract: In a state where a supply portion of a cartridge is connected to a connecting portion of a cartridge attachment section, a first base part and a first protruding part of the cartridge and a second base part and a second protruding part of the cartridge attachment section have the following positional relationship: as viewed in the horizontal direction, the first base part is overlapped with both of the second base part and second protruding part, the first protruding part is overlapped with the second base part, but is not overlapped with the second protruding part; and as viewed in the vertical direction, the first base part is not overlapped with the second base part, and is not overlapped with the second protruding part, and the first protruding part is overlapped with the second protruding part, but is not overlapped with the second base part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Akihito Kobayashi, Akinari Ishibe, Yuma Tanabe, Masahiro Hayashi, Masatake Sato, Yoshinori Osakabe, Hiroaki Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20190123724
    Abstract: Provided is a transmission device including: a first transmitter that has a plurality of drivers that each enable transmission of a signal using a plurality of voltages including a first voltage, a second voltage, and a third voltage between the first voltage and the second voltage, and that transmits a sequence of symbols; a second transmitter that has a plurality of drivers that each enable transmission of a signal using the plurality of voltages, and that transmits a sequence of symbols; and a voltage generator that generates the third voltage. Each of the drivers of the first transmitter and the drivers of the second transmitter has a switch that transmits the third voltage generated by the voltage generator to an output terminal of the driver through turn-on operation of the switch.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2017
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroaki Hayashi, Tornohiro Namise
  • Publication number: 20190081648
    Abstract: A transmission device according to the disclosure includes a power supply section, a first transmitter, and a controller. The power supply section includes a voltage generator that generates a power supply voltage, and a load section configured to be able to change a load current at the voltage generator. The first transmitter has a first operation mode and a second operation mode, and transmits a first signal on the basis of the power supply voltage. The controller controls an operation of the load section when an operation mode of the first transmitter transitions between the first operation mode and the second operation mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2017
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Inventors: Takahiro Shimada, Hiroaki Hayashi
  • Patent number: 10225110
    Abstract: A transmission device according to the disclosure includes a first driver section and a setting section. The first driver section selectively sets a voltage at a first output terminal to one of a first voltage, a second voltage, and a third voltage that is between the first voltage and the second voltage. The setting section dynamically sets an output impedance of the first driver section at a time when the first driver section sets the voltage at the first output terminal to the third voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventor: Hiroaki Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20190044757
    Abstract: A transmission device according to the disclosure includes a plurality of driver sections and a controller. The plurality of driver sections are each configured to transmit a signal using a first voltage state, a second voltage state, and a third voltage state, and to be able to set a voltage in each of the voltage states. The third voltage state is a state between the first voltage state and the second voltage state. A controller causes the plurality of driver sections to perform emphasis by setting an emphasis voltage in each of the driver sections on the basis of skew information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2017
    Publication date: February 7, 2019
    Inventor: Hiroaki Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20190007095
    Abstract: A transmission device of the present disclosure includes: a driver unit that transmits a data signal with use of a first voltage state, a second voltage state, and a third voltage state interposed between the first voltage state and the second voltage state, and is configured to make a voltage in the third voltage state changeable; and a controller that changes the voltage in the third voltage state to cause the driver unit to perform emphasis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2017
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Inventor: Hiroaki Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20190007239
    Abstract: A transmission device according to the disclosure includes a first driver section and a setting section. The first driver section selectively sets a voltage at a first output terminal to one of a first voltage, a second voltage, and a third voltage that is between the first voltage and the second voltage. The setting section dynamically sets an output impedance of the first driver section at a time when the first driver section sets the voltage at the first output terminal to the third voltage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2016
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Inventor: Hiroaki Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20180331585
    Abstract: A transmitter includes: a transmission control circuit that determines whether or not to perform an emphasis on a data signal, based on a transition pattern of the data signal; and a transmission driver that selectively performs the emphasis based on a result of the determination by the transmission control circuit, to generate at least one transmission signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2018
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Inventors: Hiroo Takahashi, Hideyuki Matsumoto, Tatsuya Sugioka, Hiroaki Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20180222083
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of a plugged honeycomb structure including a plugging material preparing step of mixing a ceramic raw material, a pore former, a thickener, an organic binder, a dispersing agent, and water and preparing the plugging material which is slurried, to form the plugging portions, wherein the plugging material preparing step includes: a powder mixing step of mixing the ceramic raw material, the pore former, the organic binder and the dispersing agent each of which is constituted of powder, at predetermined blend ratios, a thickener mixing step of adding and mixing the thickener to a powder mixture obtained by the powder mixing step, and a kneading step of adding the water to a thickener added mixture obtained by the thickener mixing step, to perform kneading.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Applicant: NGK INSULATORS, LTD.
    Inventors: Shungo NAGAI, Hiroaki HAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10038346
    Abstract: A transmitter includes: a transmission control circuit that determines whether or not to perform an emphasis on a data signal, based on a transition pattern of the data signal; and a transmission driver that selectively performs the emphasis based on a result of the determination by the transmission control circuit, to generate at least one transmission signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroo Takahashi, Hideyuki Matsumoto, Tatsuya Sugioka, Hiroaki Hayashi
  • Patent number: 10029583
    Abstract: A vehicle seat includes: a bracket; and a seat frame that is mounted on the bracket through coupling member. The bracket has main body, and upright wall extending upward from the main body and coupled to the main body. The coupling member is mounted at one end on the upright wall with fastening member. The main body is provided with interference avoiding portion that prevents interference with protruding portion of the fastening member protruding from the upright wall toward the main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignees: TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, SHIROKI CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hiroaki Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20180145822
    Abstract: A transmission device of the disclosure includes: a clock signal transmitting circuit that outputs a clock signal onto a clock signal line; a data signal transmitting circuit that outputs a data signal onto a data signal line; and a blanking controller that controls the clock signal transmitting circuit to output a predetermined blanking signal, in place of the clock signal, from the clock signal transmitting circuit to the clock signal line in synchronization with a blanking period of the data signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2016
    Publication date: May 24, 2018
    Inventors: Hiroo Takahashi, Hideyuki Matsumoto, Hiroaki Hayashi, Naohiro Koshisaka
  • Publication number: 20180079326
    Abstract: A vehicle seat including: a seat cushion; a seat lifter including a link which connects the seat cushion and a base on a vehicle body and is configured to rotate about an axis extending in a seat width direction and configured to adjust a height of the seat cushion with respect to the vehicle body by the rotation of the link; and a fixture for fixing a seat belt which is abutted and attached to a mounting surface portion of the link, the mounting surface portion being formed on an outer surface portion of the link and obliquely facing a front side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Applicant: TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Hiroaki HAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20180074990
    Abstract: A bus system of the disclosure includes three or more devices that include one or a plurality of imaging devices, and transmit or receive data signals in a time-division manner; and a bus to which the three or more devices are coupled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2016
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Hideyuki Matsumoto, Hiroaki Hayashi, Takashi Yokokawa, Naoki Yoshimochi
  • Patent number: 9907541
    Abstract: A stool container is provided with a lid body (2) having a lid part (2a) for sealing a container and a stool collection rod (2b) for collecting stool, a cylindrical container body (3) that has a liquid reservoir (3b) formed at the distal end thereof via a filter holding part (3a) and has an open proximal end, and an inner plug 4 that is inserted from the proximal end of the container body (3) in to the container body (3). The distal end of the inner plug (4) has a bottom surface (4a) that is orthogonal to the longitudinal direction and, in the center of the bottom surface (4a), a scraping part (4b) through which the stool collection rod (2b) can be inserted. A stool collection rod guide part is formed that comprises a plurality of sloping ribs (4c) disposed radially around the scraping part (4b).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignees: EIKEN KAGAKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Toyo Seikan Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shingo Saito, Wataru Suzuki, Hiroaki Hayashi, You Yamamori, Yasuyuki Takeuchi
  • Publication number: 20180025842
    Abstract: Provided is a method of manufacturing a metal nano coil which is suitable for mass production and results in a lower manufacturing cost. The method of manufacturing a metal nano coil includes the steps of: forming, with tension applied to a core member composed of nanofiber of a polymer, a metal thin film on a surface of the core member to fabricate a metal-covered nanofiber; reducing the tension of the metal-covered nanofiber; and heating, with the tension reduced, the metal-covered nanofiber to at or above a boiling point or a thermal decomposition temperature of the polymer and at or below the melting point of the metal thin film to vaporize the core member and shrink the metal thin film into a coil form, so that a hollow metal nano coil is produced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Publication date: January 25, 2018
    Inventors: Mikio MURAOKA, Nobuyuki KAMIHARA, Naomoto ISHIKAWA, Toshiyuki TAKAYANAGI, Hideki HORIZONO, Hiroaki HAYASHI, Osamu YOSHIDA, Kotaro TSUJI
  • Publication number: 20180016473
    Abstract: Provided is an adhesive that can provide quick bonding between thermoplastic resins and excellent bond strength, a structure having adhesion provided by the adhesive, and an adhesion method using the adhesive. The adhesive bonds a first member (11) containing a thermoplastic resin or a carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic resin and a second member (12) containing the thermoplastic resin or the carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic resin. The adhesive includes a thermoplastic resin as a main component containing a metal nano material that absorbs electromagnetic waves and generates heat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 9, 2016
    Publication date: January 18, 2018
    Inventors: Toshiyuki TAKAYANAGI, Naomoto ISHIKAWA, Hideki HORIZONO, Nobuyuki KAMIHARA, Mikio MURAOKA, Hiroaki HAYASHI, Osamu YOSHIDA, Kotaro TSUJI
  • Patent number: 9867598
    Abstract: A feces sampling container includes: a lid (2) that includes a feces sampling rod (2b) and a cap (2a), a circular protrusion (2f); a container body (3); and an inside plug (4) that includes a removal part (4b), and a circular protrusion (4g), the inside plug (4) being fitted to the inside of the container body (3), a flange (3c), an overhang (4d) being formed on the outer circumferential surface of the inside plug (4) at a predetermined position along the circumferential direction so that the overhang (4d) is situated on the flange (3c), a removal mechanism (2e, 4f), and a cam mechanism (2h, 4h) that positions the removal mechanism being formed over the circular protrusion (2f) formed on the inner circumferential surface of the cap (2a) and the circular protrusion (4g) formed on the outer circumferential surface of the inside plug (4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignees: EIKEN KAGAKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA, Toyo Seikan Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shingo Saito, Yoshiharu Ichikawa, Hiroaki Hayashi, Kazuhiro Toyama, Masashi Ishikawa
  • Publication number: 20170246966
    Abstract: A vehicle seat includes: a bracket; and a seat frame that is mounted on the bracket through coupling member. The bracket has main body, and upright wall extending upward from the main body and coupled to the main body. The coupling member is mounted at one end on the upright wall with fastening member. The main body is provided with interference avoiding portion that prevents interference with protruding portion of the fastening member protruding from the upright wall toward the main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2017
    Publication date: August 31, 2017
    Applicants: TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, SHIROKI CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hiroaki HAYASHI
  • Patent number: 9718386
    Abstract: A vehicle seat includes a side frame of a seat cushion having a side frame opposing portion extending in a front-rear direction of the seat cushion, and a bracket member disposed below the side frame having a bracket opposing portion extending in the front-rear direction and opposing the side frame opposing portion. The side frame opposing portion and the bracket opposing portion are provided such that the side frame opposing portion and the bracket opposing portion come in contact with each other in a state in which the seat cushion sinks rearward and downward when a load acted on the vehicle seat from behind is transmitted to the seat cushion from the seat back via a connection part. An arrangement interval between the bracket opposing portion and the side frame opposing portion is smaller in a front side than in a rear side in the front-rear direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignees: TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA, SHIROKI CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hiroaki Hayashi