Patents by Inventor Hiroaki Ito

Hiroaki Ito 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: 20240233725
    Abstract: Operations are appropriately changed in accordance with the use method. A keyword detection unit 11 generates a keyword detection result indicating a result of detecting an utterance of a predetermined keyword from an input voice. A voice detection unit 12 generates a voice section detection result indicating a result of detecting a voice section from the input voice. A sequential utterance detection unit 13 generates a sequential utterance detection result indicating that a sequential utterance has been made if the keyword detection result indicates that the keyword has been detected and if the voice section detection result indicates that the voice section has been detected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2024
    Publication date: July 11, 2024
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazunori KOBAYASHI, Shoichiro SAITO, Hiroaki ITO
  • Publication number: 20240221665
    Abstract: A pixel circuit includes a first and a second subpixel circuits. The first subpixel circuit includes a first and a second light emitters, and a first setter that sets the first and second light emitters to an emissive or a non-emissive state. The second subpixel circuit includes a third and a fourth light emitters, and a second setter that functions in the same manner as the first setter. The pixel circuit is in at least one of a connection different or an emitter number different state. In the connection different state, a connection between the first and second light emitters is a series or a parallel connection and a connection between the third and fourth light emitters is the other connections. In the emitter number different state, the first and second light emitters are emissive wholly or selectively and the third and fourth light emitter is in the opposite manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2022
    Publication date: July 4, 2024
    Inventors: Yohei SATO, Takanobu SUZUKI, Hiroaki ITO
  • Patent number: 12020486
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a DNN operation unit that executes a DNN operation by a neural network including plural layers and a weight storage unit that stores a weight used in the DNN operation, and the DNN operation unit specifies data having a value larger than a predetermined threshold as operation target data among data input to a predetermined layer of the neural network, acquires a weight corresponding to the operation target data from the weight storage unit, and executes an operation of the predetermined layer based on the operation target data and the weight acquired from the weight storage unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2024
    Assignee: Hitachi Astemo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Riu Hirai, Goichi Ono, Hiroaki Ito
  • Publication number: 20240199073
    Abstract: An electronic control device that executes arithmetic processing for controlling an operation of a vehicle includes: a determination unit that is connected to one or a plurality of electronic devices that recognize an external environment on the basis of information of a sensor provided in the vehicle and determines an operation of the vehicle on the basis of external recognition information transmitted from the electronic devices; and a functional boundary change determination unit that determines changes in functions of the electronic control device and the electronic devices if it is determined that a processing load of the electronic control device is high.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2022
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicant: Hitachi Astemo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroki MAEHAMA, Hiroaki ITO, Takeshi YAMADA, Koji MAEDA, Kazuyoshi SERIZAWA
  • Publication number: 20240170498
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, a display on the first surface, a first wiring pad located on the second surface and electrically connected to the display, an external connection terminal on the second surface, connection wiring located on the second surface and electrically connecting the first wiring pad and the external connection terminal, and a dummy conductor being a protrusion on the second surface. The protrusion overlaps none of the first wiring pad, the external connection terminal, and the connection wiring in a plan view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2022
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Inventors: Fumiaki HARAGUCHI, Hiroaki ITO, Nobuyuki HASEGAWA
  • Publication number: 20240170873
    Abstract: A connector system (1) is provided with a cable-side connector (10) to be connected to an end part of a cable (11) and a plurality of types of board-side connectors (110, 210) to be connected to a circuit board. The cable-side connector (10) includes a cable-side inner conductor (12), a cable-side outer conductor (13) and a cable-side connector housing (14). Each of the plurality of types of board-side connectors (110, 210) includes a board-side inner conductor (113, 213), a board-side outer conductor (111, 211) and a board-side connector housing (114, 214). The plurality of types of board-side connectors (110, 210) include mutually different board-side outer conductors (111, 211). One board-side connector selected from the plurality of types of board-side connectors (110, 210) is connected to the cable-side connector (10).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2022
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Inventors: Masanao YAMASHITA, Toshifumi ICHIO, Hiroaki ITO, Maika IDO, Hidekazu MATSUDA, Kazuki HIRAMATSU, Taiga KADOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20240158552
    Abstract: Provided is a monomer composition containing methyl methacrylate and methyl isobutyrate, in which the methyl isobutyrate content is more than 300 ppm by mass and 50,000 ppm by mass or less relative to the total mass of the monomer composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2023
    Publication date: May 16, 2024
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroaki ITO, Yusuke HIRANO, Issei TANIGUCHI, Manabu ISOMURA, Kouichi KANEMORI
  • Patent number: 11961517
    Abstract: Operations are appropriately changed in accordance with the use method. A keyword detection unit 11 generates a keyword detection result indicating a result of detecting an utterance of a predetermined keyword from an input voice. A voice detection unit 12 generates a voice section detection result indicating a result of detecting a voice section from the input voice. A sequential utterance detection unit 13 generates a sequential utterance detection result indicating that a sequential utterance has been made if the keyword detection result indicates that the keyword has been detected and if the voice section detection result indicates that the voice section has been detected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazunori Kobayashi, Shoichiro Saito, Hiroaki Ito
  • Publication number: 20240108186
    Abstract: A charging base includes: a base seat installed on a floor surface; a columnar tower part provided on the base seat; a first support provided on the tower part and capable of supporting a vertical first electric vacuum cleaner; and a second support provided on the tower part and capable of supporting a vertical second electric vacuum cleaner. An electric vacuum cleaner system includes the charging base configured as described above, the vertical first electric vacuum cleaner, and the vertical second electric vacuum cleaner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Inventors: Koshiro TAKANO, Eigo SHIMIZU, Yumi KUROKAWA, Shigeyuki NAGATA, Eunjin CHOI, Isamu OKUDA, Tsutomu MATSUBARA, Takenori SEKIGUCHI, Hiroaki ITO, Kenji YANAGISAWA
  • Publication number: 20240083835
    Abstract: Provided is a monomer composition containing methyl methacrylate and methyl propionate, in which the methyl propionate content is more than 200 ppm by mass and 50,000 ppm by mass or less relative to the total mass of the monomer composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2023
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroaki ITO, Yusuke HIRANO, Issei TANIGUCHI, Manabu ISOMURA, Kouichi KANEMORI
  • Publication number: 20240084055
    Abstract: Provided is a monomer composition containing methyl methacrylate, and at least one compound of methyl pyruvate and methyl 2-methylbutyrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2023
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroaki ITO, Yusuke HIRANO, Issei TANIGUCHI, Manabu ISOMURA, Kouichi KANEMORI
  • Publication number: 20240070463
    Abstract: Optimization of a compression algorithm to be applied is realized in subgraph units of a neural network. A preferred aspect of the present invention is an information processing device that selects an algorithm for compressing a neural network. The information processing device includes a subgraph dividing section which divides the neural network into subgraphs and an optimizing section which outputs a compression configuration in which one compression technique selected from a plurality thereof is associated with each of the subgraphs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2021
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: Hitachi Astemo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Daichi MURATA, Akira KITAYAMA, Hiroaki ITO, Masayoshi KURODA
  • Patent number: 11912331
    Abstract: A capacitance sensor (1) is provided with two electrode layers (10, 11) and an insulating layer (12) disposed between the electrode layers (10, 11). At least one of the two electrode layers (10, 11) is constituted by a reticulated soft electrode (50) that is formed from a conductive polymer and has a reticulated shape. The conductive polymer comprises a polymer and a conductive material dispersed in the polymer and has an elastic modulus of 1000 MPa or less. This method for manufacturing the capacitance sensor (1) in which the two electrode layers (10, 11) are constituted by the reticulated soft electrode (50) comprises: an electrode manufacturing step in which the reticulated soft electrode (50) is manufactured; and a laminating step in which the reticulated soft electrode (50) is laminated onto the front and back surfaces of the insulating layer (12).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: Sumitomo Riko Company Limited
    Inventors: Masayoshi Nakano, Tsubasa Shinozuka, Hiroaki Ito, Shigeaki Takamatsu
  • Publication number: 20240055442
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a first surface, a side surface, and a second surface opposite to the first surface, a pixel unit located on the first surface and including a light emitter, a first connection pad adjacent to an edge on the first surface and electrically connected to the pixel unit, a second connection pad adjacent to the edge on the second surface, and a side wire extending from the first surface through the side surface to the second surface and connecting the first connection pad and the second connection pad. The first connection pad and the second connection pad have different sizes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2021
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventors: Hiroaki ITO, Nobuyuki HASEGAWA, Fumiaki HARAGUCHI
  • Patent number: 11898124
    Abstract: The present invention provides a cleaner composition having excellent cleaning properties and appropriate drying properties. The present invention is a cleaner composition including: (A) a hydrofluoroolefin having a boiling point of 30° C. or more and less than 100° C.; and (B) at least one of a perfluoropolyether having a boiling point of 100° C. or more and a hydrofluoroolefin having a boiling point of 100° C. or more, where a mass ratio of the component (A) and the component (B) is 99:1 to 55:45.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: THREEBOND CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroaki Ito
  • Publication number: 20240038953
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a first surface, a side surface, and a second surface opposite to the first surface, a display on the first surface, an electrode pad on the second surface and electrically connected to the display, an external connection terminal on the second surface, a first wire on the second surface and electrically connecting the electrode pad and the external connection terminal, and an inspection pad on the second surface and electrically connected to the electrode pad. At least a central portion of the inspection pad does not overlap the first wire.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2021
    Publication date: February 1, 2024
    Inventors: Sho NAKAMITSU, Hiroaki ITO
  • Publication number: 20240038954
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate including a first side and a second side adjoining the first side, a plurality of light emitters located on the substrate, a plurality of emission control signal lines located on the substrate to control an emission state or a non-emission state of the plurality of light emitters, and a plurality of connection pads located at an edge adjacent to the first side of the substrate and at an edge adjacent to the second side of the substrate. The plurality of connection pads is connected to the plurality of emission control signal lines.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2021
    Publication date: February 1, 2024
    Inventor: Hiroaki ITO
  • Publication number: 20240038254
    Abstract: A signal processing device includes processing circuitry configured to receive an input of extraction target information indicating which audio class of an audio signal is to be extracted from a mixture audio signal constituted by a mixture of audio signals of a plurality of audio classes, and output a result of extracting the audio signal of the audio class indicated by the extraction target information from the mixture audio signal, with a neural network by using a feature value of the mixture audio signal and the extraction target information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2020
    Publication date: February 1, 2024
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tsubasa OCHIAI, Marc DELCROIX, Yuma KOIZUMI, Hiroaki ITO, Keisuke KINOSHITA, Shoko ARAKI
  • Patent number: 11884208
    Abstract: A danger detection system for detecting a danger on a road, the danger that changes over time and may not be a danger due to the change over time, the danger detection system including a vibration acquisition unit 11 configured to acquire an acoustic signal collected by a microphone mounted on a vehicle when the vehicle passes through a region on a predetermined road, a danger determination unit 12 configured to determine whether the acoustic signal is derived from the danger, a danger location detection unit 2 configured to determine whether the danger is present in the region on the predetermined road based on the number of times an acoustic signal acquired from each of the plurality of vehicles is determined to be derived from the danger, and a danger information notification unit 3 configured to notify a communication device that can pass through the region on the predetermined road of danger information that is information about a region on a road determined to have a danger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazunori Kobayashi, Hiroaki Ito, Shin Murata
  • Patent number: 11878696
    Abstract: An abnormality detection device 1 includes: a vibration acquisition unit 11 configured to acquire an acoustic signal generated during passage of a vehicle on a road; a frequency domain conversion unit 12 configured to convert the acquired acoustic signal into a frequency domain signal; an unexpectedness determination unit 13 configured to determine whether there is unexpectedness at each predetermined frequency using the frequency domain signal; and an abnormality determination unit 14 configured to determine whether there is an abnormality in the road based on the number of frequencies at which it is determined that there is the unexpectedness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazunori Kobayashi, Hiroaki Ito, Shin Murata