Patents by Inventor Hiroki Kudo

Hiroki Kudo 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: 20220385729
    Abstract: A communication system according to an embodiment includes a server system and one or more communication apparatuses. The server system includes a first hardware processor. The first hardware processor determines frequency information indicating processing frequency of predetermined processing executed by the communication apparatuses. The frequency information is determined on the basis of determination information affecting the predetermined processing. The first hardware processor transmits processing frequency of the predetermined processing to the communication apparatuses. The processing frequency is determined on the basis of the frequency information. The communication apparatuses each include a second hardware processor. The second hardware processor receives the processing frequency of the processing from the server system. The second hardware processor executes the predetermined processing on the basis of the received processing frequency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2022
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yasuyuki TANAKA, Suh Wuk KIM, Hiroki KUDO, Sakie NAGAKUBO
  • Publication number: 20220371320
    Abstract: A liquid ejecting head includes a first drive circuit including a switching element that selects, from a plurality of drive elements, a drive element to which a drive signal for ejection of liquid through a nozzle is sent, a case defining a first accommodating portion that is a space accommodating the first drive circuit, and a first gas supply passage that is in communication with the first accommodating portion and through which gas is supplied to the first accommodating portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2022
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Inventors: Hiroki MIYAJIMA, Kazuya TAJIMA, Yuji SHINGU, Yasuyuki KUDO
  • Patent number: 11509409
    Abstract: A communication device according to an embodiment includes one or more hardware processors. The one or more hardware processors: receives, from a server device performing communication by a communication method of synchronizing a number indicating a communication timing, a reference number indicating the number serving as a reference; and determines a processing timing of predetermined processing, based on the reference number.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Suh Wuk Kim, Hiroki Kudo, Yasuyuki Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20220264564
    Abstract: A wireless communication device according to an embodiment is a wireless communication device included in a multi-hop network in which data is relayed in multiple stages in time division communication. A decision unit decides an additional slot, based on identification information received from a child node that transmits data to the wireless communication device. A communication processing unit transmits and receives data using the additional slot and a basic slot assigned based on frame information in the time division communication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2021
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Sakie NAGAKUBO, Hiroki KUDO, Yasuyuki TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20220246325
    Abstract: A wiring member includes: a flat wiring member including a plurality of terminal parts; and a plurality of identification parts provided to correspond to some of the plurality of terminal parts, wherein the plurality of identification parts are made to each provide a piece of identification information different from each other, the flat wiring member can change a form between a folding form of being folded and a developed form of extending larger than the folding form, and the plurality of identification parts are provided in the flat wiring member so that a distribution region of the plurality of identification parts in the folding form is smaller than a distribution region of the plurality of identification parts in the developed form.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicants: AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shintaro SUMIDA, Motohiro YOKOI, Kenta ITO, Suguru YASUDA, Tetsuya NISHIMURA, Hitomi HARADA, Haruka NAKANO, Ryusuke KUDO, Hiroki HIRAI, Housei MIZUNO, Hidetoshi ISHIDA
  • Publication number: 20220234526
    Abstract: A wiring member includes: a plurality of wire-like transmission members; and a sheet to which the plurality of wire-like transmission members are fixed to be arranged side by side, wherein the sheet includes a first sheet covering the plurality of wire-like transmission members from one side and a second sheet covering the plurality of wire-like transmission members from another side, a window region is provided in a part of the sheet along a longitudinal direction of the plurality of wire-like transmission members, the window region is provided on a side directed to an outer surface in a state where the wiring member is folded, and a part of the plurality of wire-like transmission members wired in the window region can be identified.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2020
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicants: AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shintaro SUMIDA, Motohiro YOKOI, Kenta ITO, Suguru YASUDA, Tetsuya NISHIMURA, Hitomi HARADA, Haruka NAKANO, Ryusuke KUDO, Hiroki HIRAI
  • Patent number: 11385102
    Abstract: Optical system includes front group, light-shielding member, and rear group that are arranged from object side toward image side. The light-shielding member is provided with opening elongated in first direction. The front group has aspherical surface, does not image the object at the opening in first section parallel to the first direction, and forms intermediate image of the object at the opening in second section perpendicular to the first direction. The rear group has diffractive surface that splits light beam that passes through the opening into light beams at different wavelengths in the second section and focuses the light beams on different locations in the second section. The curvature radius of the aspherical surface in the second section at on-axis position in the first direction differs from that at outermost off-axis position in the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Genichiro Kudo, Hiroto Kano, Kazumi Kimura, Hiroki Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20220212614
    Abstract: A wiring member includes: a plurality of wire-like transmission members wired in a form including a main wire part and a branch wire part; and a sheet material including a main wire fixing part to which the main wire part is fixed and a branch wire fixing part to which the branch wire part is fixed, wherein the branch wire fixing part is branched from the main wire fixing part, a branch wire support part is provided in the branch wire fixing part, and the branch wire support part extends along a longitudinal direction of the branch wire part, and is formed to have higher rigidity than each of the wire-like transmission members constituting the branch wire part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2020
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicants: AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shintaro SUMIDA, Motohiro YOKOI, Kenta ITO, Suguru YASUDA, Tetsuya NISHIMURA, Hitomi HARADA, Haruka NAKANO, Ryusuke KUDO, Hiroki HIRAI, Hidetoshi ISHIDA, Housei MIZUNO
  • Publication number: 20220215984
    Abstract: A wiring member includes: a plurality of wire-like transmission members; and a sheet to which the plurality of wire-like transmission members arranged side by side are fixed, wherein the sheet includes a first sheet covering the plurality of wire-like transmission members from one side and a second sheet covering the plurality of wire-like transmission members from another side, and a planar surface region part is provided on an outer side of the second sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2020
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicants: AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shintaro SUMIDA, Motohiro YOKOI, Kenta ITO, Suguru YASUDA, Tetsuya NISHIMURA, Hitomi HARADA, Haruka NAKANO, Ryusuke KUDO, Hiroki HIRAI, Housei MIZUNO, Hidetoshi ISHIDA
  • Patent number: 11240725
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a wireless communication device includes a memory and one or more hardware processors coupled to the memory. The one or more hardware processors are configured to function as a communication control unit and a determination unit. The communication control unit transmits and receives data to and from a first wireless communication device. The determination unit calculates transmission and reception information based on a transmission and reception result of the data, and variation of received signal intensity of the data, and determines whether to maintain connection to the first wireless device based on the transmission and reception information and the variation. The communication control unit controls communication according to a determination result of the determination unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Sakie Nagakubo, Ren Sakata, Hiroki Kudo
  • Publication number: 20220021471
    Abstract: A communication device according to an embodiment includes one or more hardware processors. The one or more hardware processors: receives, from a server device performing communication by a communication method of synchronizing a number indicating a communication timing, a reference number indicating the number serving as a reference; and determines a processing timing of predetermined processing, based on the reference number.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2021
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Suh Wuk KIM, Hiroki KUDO, Yasuyuki TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20210318282
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a sensor includes a handhole part, a sensor module, and a holder. The handhole part includes an inner wall. The sensor module is provided in the handhole part. The sensor module includes a housing, a sensor circuit provided in the housing, the sensor circuit including a gas sensor element, and a battery configured to supply electrical power to the sensor circuit. The holder holds the sensor module so that a gap is formed between the inner wall and the housing and between the housing and a first member under the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2021
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yosuke AKIMOTO, Hiroki KUDO, Hiroaki YAMAZAKI
  • Publication number: 20210318279
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a sensor includes a handhole part, and a sensor module. The handhole part includes an inner wall and a holder. The holder is located at the inner wall. The sensor module is provided in the handhole part. The sensor module includes a held part held by the holder, a housing connected with the held part, a sensor circuit provided in the housing and including a gas sensor element, and a battery configured to supply electrical power to the sensor circuit. A gap is between the inner wall and the housing and between the housing and a first member under the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2021
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yosuke AKIMOTO, Hiroki KUDO, Hiroaki YAMAZAKI, Kentaro NAKAJIMA, Kohei SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 11134199
    Abstract: An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup device, a display device including, in a finder loupe visual field, an image display region and an image display outside region, and a display controller configured to control the display device. The display controller determines a difficulty degree of visibility of a boundary between the image display region and the image display outside region and controls the display device to draw a boundary display when the difficulty degree is equal to or larger than a predetermined value and not to draw the boundary display when the difficulty degree is smaller than the predetermined value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: Olympus Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroki Kudo, Kazuki Sakurai, Hiroki Koyama, Takeshi Suzuki, Keiji Kunishige
  • Patent number: 11134412
    Abstract: A wireless communication device includes a memory and a wireless interface and processing circuitry. The memory configured to store data to be transmitted and received. The wireless interface configured to transmit and receive a wireless signal. The processing circuitry coupled to the memory and configured to receive a message from another wireless device, including destination information and acknowledgement information, via the wireless interface, set, in a first period being a period in which the message from a child node which transmits the message upward while setting the child node itself as a destination is received, the acknowledgement information with respect to data received from the child node, process the message including the destination information and the acknowledgement information, and transmit a message including the set acknowledgement information via the wireless interface to another wireless device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hiroki Kudo, Suh Wuk Kim, Sakie Nagakubo, Ren Sakata
  • Publication number: 20210195116
    Abstract: An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup device, a display device including, in a finder loupe visual field, an image display region and an image display outside region, and a display controller configured to control the display device. The display controller determines a difficulty degree of visibility of a boundary between the image display region and the image display outside region and controls the display device to draw a boundary display when the difficulty degree is equal to or larger than a predetermined value and not to draw the boundary display when the difficulty degree is smaller than the predetermined value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2020
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: Hiroki KUDO, Kazuki SAKURAI, Hiroki KOYAMA, Takeshi SUZUKI, Keiji KUNISHIGE
  • Patent number: 10992181
    Abstract: A power transmitting apparatus including a power supply to generate AC power; a power transmitting inductor to transfer the AC power to a power receiving apparatus through magnetic coupling with a power receiving inductor in the power receiving apparatus; a mutual coupling adjusting unit to adjust a relative position between the power transmitting inductor and the power receiving inductor; and a control unit to control the mutual coupling adjusting unit based on a mutual coupling coefficient between the power transmitting inductor and the power receiving inductor. The control unit controls the mutual coupling adjusting unit so that the mutual coupling coefficient falls within a predetermined range and an upper limit of the predetermined range is a value less than a maximum of the mutual coupling coefficient between the power transmitting inductor and the power receiving inductor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Tetsu Shijo, Akiko Yamada, Kohei Onizuka, Fumi Moritsuka, Hiroaki Ishihara, Noriaki Oodachi, Shuichi Obayashi, Hiroki Kudo, Kenichirou Ogawa, Shoji Otaka, Hiroki Shoki
  • Patent number: 10893341
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a data transmission device, includes: a wireless transmitting circuitry transmitting a wireless signal; measurement circuitry measuring a state of a measurement target at a first sampling rate and acquiring a first measurement value of the state of the measurement target; and controlling circuitry determining whether the first measurement value satisfies a first condition based on a first threshold value. The wireless transmitting circuitry transmits the plurality of first measurement values acquired before the first condition is satisfied when the first condition is satisfied. The measurement circuitry switches the first sampling rate to a second sampling rate higher than the first sampling rate when the first condition is satisfied, measures a state of the measurement target at the second sampling rate, and acquires a second measurement value of the state of the measurement target. The wireless transmitting circuitry transmits the second measurement value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Suh Wuk Kim, Hiroki Kudo, Sakie Nagakubo
  • Patent number: 10841832
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a wireless communication device connected with a multi-hop network includes one or more processors. The processors communicate with a first parent node of the wireless communication device and with a child node of the wireless communication device. The processors transmit an instruction to restrict communication to the child node or do not receive data from the child node when receiving an abnormality notification indicating an abnormality from the first parent node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Sakie Nagakubo, Ren Sakata, Hiroki Kudo
  • Patent number: 10779218
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a data management device collecting data from a plurality of wireless nodes in a wireless multihop network is provided. The data management device includes a transceiver configured to transmit and receive a radio signal; and controlling circuitry. The controlling circuitry determines a first range of numbers of hops from the data management device for execution of route control in the wireless multihop network, performs the route control for the first range of numbers of hops and does not perform the route control beyond the first range of numbers of hops from the data management device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Ren Sakata, Hiroki Kudo, Sakie Nagakubo, Suh Wuk Kim