Patents by Inventor Hiroaki Matsumoto

Hiroaki Matsumoto 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: 12007931
    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: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2024
    Assignee: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Hideyuki Matsumoto, Hiroaki Hayashi, Takashi Yokokawa, Naoki Yoshimochi
  • Publication number: 20240184384
    Abstract: Provided is an electronic pen including an electronic pen main body unit having a pen shape, and having a pen tip that, in operation, performs a position indication, the pen tip being formed in an end portion on a first end side of the electronic pen main body unit in an axial direction of the electronic pen main body unit, a weight member, and an attachment portion that detachably attaches to the weight member, the attachment portion being formed in an end portion on a second end side of the electronic pen main body unit in the axial direction of the electronic pen main body unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2023
    Publication date: June 6, 2024
    Inventors: Naoya NISHIZAWA, Tatsunori KATO, Hiroaki SHIOKAWA, Kentaro MATSUMOTO
  • Patent number: 11996001
    Abstract: A walking training apparatus is a motion support system that includes a walking assistance apparatus as an assistance apparatus, a selected assistance level setting unit, a load data acquisition unit, an angle sensor as a displacement sensor, and an overall control unit as a control unit. The assistance apparatus assists a motion of a joint performed by a user. The assistance level setting unit sets an assistance level that is a level of a force exerted by the assistance apparatus. The load data acquisition unit acquires load data related to a load of the assistance apparatus. The displacement sensor detects a displacement of the joint. The control unit determines a recommended assistance level, which is an assistance level to be recommended, based on the assistance level, the load data, and an output of the displacement sensor, and outputs information about the determined recommended assistance level.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2024
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuhisa Otsuki, Yoshiaki Kato, Issei Nakashima, Manabu Yamamoto, Hiroaki Daba, Taiga Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 11988981
    Abstract: An endless belt includes a resin and conductive particles, in which a content of the conductive particles with respect to the endless belt is 5% by volume or more and 20% by volume or less in terms of a volume ratio, a Young's modulus of the endless belt is 3,000 MPa or more, and the number of times of bending endurance of the endless belt measured by an MIT test specified in JIS P8115:2001 is 10,000 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2023
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2024
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Yosuke Kubo, Hiroaki Tanaka, Shigeru Fukuda, Daisuke Tanemura, Masato Ono, Masato Furukawa, Masayuki Seko, Koichi Matsumoto, Iori Nishimura
  • Publication number: 20240150577
    Abstract: It is desirable to provide a polyarylene sulfide resin composition excellent in resistance to heat and humidity and moldability without deteriorating physical properties such as mechanical strength. More specifically, the present invention is characterized by including a polyarylene sulfide resin, glass fibers having been subjected to surface treatment with a sizing agent including an epoxy resin and a polyether resin, and a silane coupling agent having a functional group, in which the total content of the epoxy resin and the polyether resin in the sizing agent is 65% to 100% by mass, and the isothermal crystallization time is 9 seconds or shorter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2021
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Applicant: DIC Corporation
    Inventors: Kunito Kurata, Masashi Kunishige, Nobuyuki Matsumoto, Tomomichi Kanda, Hiroaki Negishi
  • Publication number: 20240152077
    Abstract: An intermediate transfer belt has metal oxide particles as a solid lubricant on a surface of the intermediate transfer belt, in which an average spacing between the metal oxide particles on the surface is 1,000 nm or less, and an average height of the metal oxide particles from the surface is 15 nm or more and 320 nm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2023
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Applicant: FUJIFILM BUSINESS INNOVATION CORP.
    Inventors: Daisuke TANEMURA, Masato ONO, Shigeru FUKUDA, Masato FURUKAWA, Hiroaki TANAKA, Yosuke KUBO, Iori NISHIMURA, Masayuki SEKO, Koichi MATSUMOTO, Satoya SUGIURA
  • Publication number: 20240148364
    Abstract: An ultrasound image processing apparatus includes a reception section that receives an ultrasound image and discriminator determination information from an external apparatus, the ultrasound image being generated based on a reception signal acquired by an ultrasound probe that transmits and receives an ultrasound wave to and from a subject, the discriminator determination information allowing determination of a discriminator that discriminates a target in the ultrasound image, and one or more first hardware processors, in which the one or more first hardware processors determine one from among a plurality of discriminators to which the ultrasound image is to be input, the one discriminator being determined based on the discriminator determination information, input the ultrasound image to the determined discriminator to acquire a discrimination result to be output from the determined discriminator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2023
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Inventors: Hiroaki MATSUMOTO, Shikou KANEKO, Yoshihiro TAKEDA
  • Patent number: 11967424
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus including: a classifier that is applied for medical treatment data; and a hardware processor that sets a property of the classifier, evaluates a sufficiency level of the property by using evaluation data for the classifier, and selects and sets one classifier as the classifier to be used in a facility by referring to an evaluation result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventor: Hiroaki Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20240118647
    Abstract: An endless belt includes a resin and conductive particles, in which a content of the conductive particles with respect to the endless belt is 5% by volume or more and 20% by volume or less in terms of a volume ratio, a Young's modulus of the endless belt is 3,000 MPa or more, and the number of times of bending endurance of the endless belt measured by an MIT test specified in JIS P8115:2001 is 10,000 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2023
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Yosuke KUBO, Hiroaki TANAKA, Shigeru FUKUDA, Daisuke TANEMURA, Masato ONO, Masato FURUKAWA, Masayuki SEKO, Koichi MATSUMOTO, Iori NISHIMURA
  • Publication number: 20240112226
    Abstract: An information transmission apparatus can use a salesclerk information storage unit. The salesclerk information storage unit stores, by a plurality of salesclerks, salesclerk identification information about the salesclerk and detailed information about the salesclerk in association with each other. Then, the information transmission apparatus includes a salesclerk position transmission unit and a detailed information transmission unit. The salesclerk position transmission unit transmits, for each of a plurality of salesclerks present in a store, salesclerk position information about the salesclerk and salesclerk identification information about the salesclerk in association with each other to a customer terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2021
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Applicants: NEC Corporation, NEC Platforms, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shunya MARUYAMA, Yoshiki MATSUMOTO, Hiroaki SATO, Erina TANAKA, Mami KIMURA
  • Publication number: 20240106334
    Abstract: A switching control circuit for a power supply circuit that includes a transformer including primary and secondary coils, and first and second transistors controlling a current flowing through the primary coil. The power supply circuit generates an output voltage at a target level. The switching control circuit controls switching of the first and second transistors. The switching control circuit includes: a drive signal output circuit configured to output drive signals according to a normal mode, when the output voltage is lower than a first level, and output the drive signals according to a burst mode, when the output voltage is higher than the first level; and a driver circuit configured to switch the first and second transistors in response to the drive signals. The drive signal output circuit reduces a first time period in the burst mode, in response to the output voltage rising above the first level.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicant: FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki MATSUMOTO, Jun ASAI
  • Publication number: 20240102800
    Abstract: Efficiency of operation related to acquisition of a tilt offset of a surveying apparatus is improved. A total station includes a tilt sensor, a tilt offset acquisition unit that acquires a tilt offset of the tilt sensor, a measurement unit that measures a variable value of a phenomenon that can cause the tilt offset to vary, and a determination unit that determines whether to acquire the tilt offset, based on output from the measurement unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicant: TOPCON CORPORATION
    Inventors: You SASAKI, Hideki MORITA, Hiroaki SUGIMOTO, Yuto SUZUKI, Shuichi MINAMIGUCHI, Nobuyuki NISHITA, Hideyuki MATSUMOTO
  • Patent number: 11929173
    Abstract: The server is a learning apparatus including a data acquisition unit and a learning unit. The data acquisition unit acquires profile data and a selected assistance level as learning data. The profile data indicates a profile related to a trainee before executing rehabilitation regarding rehabilitation executed using a walking training apparatus as a rehabilitation support system. The selected assistance level is an assistance level selected at the time of executing the rehabilitation. The learning unit learns to determine a recommended assistance level recommended to be selected when the trainee uses the rehabilitation support system based on the learning data. Further, the learning unit generates a trained model that receives the profile data and outputs the recommended assistance level based on the learning.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuhisa Otsuki, Ai Kurokawa, Issei Nakashima, Manabu Yamamoto, Taiga Matsumoto, Hiroaki Daba
  • Publication number: 20240008853
    Abstract: A non-transitory storage medium storing a computer-readable diagnostic program that causes a computer to execute outputting that is outputting a first inference result from third ultrasonic image data before processing including coordinate transformation based on a reception signal for image generation received by an ultrasonic probe by using a learning model. The learning model is machine-learned using learning data formed with a pair of: first ultrasonic image data based on a reception signal for image generation received by an ultrasonic probe; and second correct answer data obtained by performing inverse transformation of coordinate transformation on first correct answer data for second ultrasonic image data obtained by performing processing including coordinate transformation on the first ultrasonic image data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2023
    Publication date: January 11, 2024
    Inventors: Shikou Kaneko, Hiroaki Matsumoto, Akihiro Kawabata, Yoshihiro Takeda
  • Patent number: 11610676
    Abstract: An information processing device includes: a plurality of identifiers that discriminates whether abnormal data that is information indicating an abnormal value is included in treatment data and detects the abnormal data; and a hardware processor that: customizes evaluation data used when evaluating discrimination accuracy of the plurality of identifiers; calculates the discrimination accuracy of each of the plurality of identifiers using the evaluation data customized by the hardware processor; and selects one identifier out of the plurality of identifiers as an identifier used for discrimination based on a calculation result by the hardware processor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2023
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Matsumoto, Hitoshi Futamura, Satoshi Kasai, Shinsuke Katsuhara, Tsuyoshi Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20230051610
    Abstract: An integrated circuit for a power supply including a power transistor, the integrated circuit being configured to switch and drive the power transistor. The integrated circuit includes: a first terminal to which a first switch is coupled; a first determination circuit configured to determine, based on a voltage level at the first terminal, whether to operate the integrated circuit in a first mode or a second mode, a power consumption in the second mode being greater than a power consumption in the first mode; a first power supply voltage generation circuit configured to stop generating a first power supply voltage when the integrated circuit operates in the first mode, and generate the first power supply voltage when the integrated circuit operates in the second mode; and a driver circuit configured to receive the first power supply voltage, to switch and drive the power transistor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2022
    Publication date: February 16, 2023
    Applicant: FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki MATSUMOTO, Masayuki YAMADAYA, Yoshinori KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20230001446
    Abstract: Provided is a powder coating device including a powder fluidization tank including a bottom member having a plurality of spacers interposed between a first plate member and a second plate member, a fixing member to which the powder fluidization tank is fixed, a coupling support member coupling and supporting the first plate member to the fixing member, and a vibration mechanism coupled to the first plate member, wherein the coupling support member includes an elastic member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventors: Hiroaki MATSUMOTO, Muneki YAMADA, Kenji MASAI
  • Publication number: 20230003430
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a refrigeration cycle apparatus includes a motor which including a plurality of phase windings in a mutually unconnected state, a first inverter which controls application of electric power to one ends of the phase windings, a second inverter which controls application of electric power to the other ends of the phase windings, switches connected between the other ends of the phase windings, and a motor controller which selectively sets one of an open-windings mode and a star-connection mode. The motor controller sets, at the time of startup of the motor, the open-windings mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventors: Hiroaki MATSUMOTO, Toshiyuki MORIMOTO, Yasuharu HAYASAKA
  • Publication number: 20220395856
    Abstract: A powder coating device includes a powder fluidizing tank configured to store resin powder, a workpiece gripper configured to grip a stator W, and a workpiece conveyor configured to convey the workpiece gripper to immerse at least a part of the stator W gripped by the workpiece gripper into the resin powder in the powder fluidizing tank. The workpiece gripper includes a vibrator configured to apply vibrations to the stator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2022
    Publication date: December 15, 2022
    Inventors: Hiroaki MATSUMOTO, Yosuke SUZUKI, Muneki YAMADA, Naoki YAMAMOTO, Kenji MASAI
  • Publication number: 20220395857
    Abstract: Provided is a powder coating device including a powder fluidization tank including a bottom member, a fixing member to which the powder fluidization tank is fixed, a coupling support member coupling and supporting the bottom member to the fixing member, and a vibration mechanism coupled to the bottom member, wherein the coupling support member includes a rubber laminate in which an elastic member and a rigid member are stacked, and is pressed by the bottom member and the fixing member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2022
    Publication date: December 15, 2022
    Inventors: Kenji MASAI, Muneki YAMADA, Hiroaki MATSUMOTO