Patents by Inventor Hiroki Matsumoto

Hiroki 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: 10731824
    Abstract: A vehicular lamp includes a first light source that emits light for forming a first distribution pattern, a second light source that emits light for forming a second distribution pattern that is added to the first distribution pattern, and a light guide member disposed in front of the first light source. The light guide member includes a first incidence surface on which the light emitted from the first light source is incident, a total reflection surface by which a part of the light incident from the first incidence surface is totally reflected, and a first emission surface from which the light totally reflected by the total reflection surface is emitted toward the lamp front. A part of the light emitted from the second light source passes through the total reflection surface and the light guide member and is emitted from the first emission surface toward the lamp front.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroki Kawai, Kenichi Takada, Kazutoshi Sakurai, Shuhei Nozue, Akira Hanada, Akinori Matsumoto, Shinji Kagiyama, Takahiko Honda
  • Publication number: 20200241469
    Abstract: A cartridge that can be inserted in an apparatus main body of an image forming apparatus by moving along an axial direction of an image bearing member includes the image bearing member, a frame configured to support the image bearing member, a storage member configured to store therein information on the cartridge, and include an electrical contact, and a first pressed section and a second pressed portion configured to be pressed by the apparatus main body. The electrical contact is disposed between the first pressed section and the second pressed section, and is configured to be in contact with the main body contact on a lower side in a state where the cartridge is attached to the apparatus main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroki Shimizu, Osamu Anan, Kazuki Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20200219179
    Abstract: A vehicle rental management apparatus configured to incorporate an unused parking space as a station of a vehicle used in a vehicle rental service to manage rental of the vehicle, includes an electronic control unit having a microprocessor and a memory connected to the microprocessor. The microprocessor is configured to perform managing a reservation data of a user of the vehicle; and determining whether use of the vehicle by a station manager managing the station is possible. The determining further includes permitting use of the vehicle by the station manager within a reservable time period during which the vehicle is not reserved by the user when the reservable time period of a predetermined length is found from the vehicle reservation data managed in the managing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Makiko Matsumoto, Hiroki Yokoyama, Satoru Okubo, Koki Fujisawa, Takuro Masuda
  • Publication number: 20200178461
    Abstract: A work unit to be attached to a lower side of a work vehicle that includes a wheel includes a work portion, a housing that covers the work portion, a bridge portion that is provided above the housing, auxiliary plates that change their positions between a state of being housed in the bridge portion and a state of protruding from the bridge portion, a linkage mechanism that is provided in the bridge portion and is connected to the auxiliary plates, and an operation tool for operating the linkage mechanism. As a result of operating the operation tool, the linkage mechanism is folded or unfolded, and positions of the auxiliary plates are changed between the state of being housed in the bridge portion and the state of protruding from the bridge portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2019
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Tomohisa Yamamoto, Tatsuro Tokunaga, Ryo Matsumoto, Akihito Mihara, Ryusuke Kawamoto, Terumasa Kobayashi, Hiroki Nagai, Toshiki Kanai, Ryotaro Nakatsu, Yuto Akai, Seiya Sato, Nobuyuki Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20200165087
    Abstract: A feeding device includes a suction feeding unit having a belt for feeding a sheet in a suction state and a belt driving unit, a sheet detection sensor, and a control unit. The control unit controls the belt drive unit so as to feed the sheet in a feeding direction at a first speed. If the sheet does not arrive at the sheet detection sensor, the control unit controls the belt drive unit so as to execute a low-speed feeding of moving the belt in the feeding direction at a second speed lower than the first speed or so as to execute a reverse feeding of moving the belt in a reverse feeding direction opposite to the feeding direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicant: DUPLO SEIKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroki IKESHITA, Masayasu MATSUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200167552
    Abstract: A skin analyzing device includes: a facial coordinates setting unit that sets facial coordinates on a facial image of a measurement subject by using, as a reference, a position of a facial portion identified from the facial image, a region-of-interest setting unit that sets a first region of interest to a first facial image of the measurement subject, and sets a second region of interest that has facial coordinates in common with the first region of interest to a second facial image of the measurement subject, and a skin analysis user interface (UI) unit that displays the first facial image and the second facial image next to each other, and displays a skin analysis result in the first region of interest with respect to the first facial image and a skin analysis result in the second region of interest with respect to the second facial image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2019
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroki TAOKA, Hiroshi Matsumoto, Ichiro Takei
  • Publication number: 20200167549
    Abstract: A skin analysis apparatus includes: a housing; a camera and a display provided on a major surface of the housing; auxiliary mirrors, one of the auxiliary mirrors having a side end portion attached to a left-end portion of the housing, and the other auxiliary mirror having a side end portion being attached to a right-end portion of the housing; and a controller that causes the camera to capture images of a user's front-view and side-view face and that analyzes skin of the user's face by using the face images. An internal angle ? formed by a major surface of the display and a major surface of each auxiliary mirror is an angle at which the camera is capable of capturing an image of the user's side-view face while the user's front-view face is seen in the auxiliary mirror.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2019
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroki Taoka, Hiroshi Matsumoto, Ichiro Takei
  • Patent number: 10656593
    Abstract: A cartridge that can be inserted in an apparatus main body of an image forming apparatus by moving along an axial direction of an image bearing member includes the image bearing member, a frame configured to support the image bearing member, a storage member configured to store therein information on the cartridge, and include an electrical contact, and a first pressed section and a second pressed portion configured to be pressed by the apparatus main body. The electrical contact is disposed between the first pressed section and the second pressed section, and is configured to be in contact with the main body contact on a lower side in a state where the cartridge is attached to the apparatus main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroki Shimizu, Osamu Anan, Kazuki Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 10655808
    Abstract: A vehicle lamp includes a projection lens, a first light source disposed behind the projection lens and configured to emit light forming a low-beam light distribution pattern which is a predetermined light distribution pattern, a reflector configured to reflect light emitted from the first light source toward a first rear focal point of the projection lens, and a second array light source disposed behind the projection lens and having a plurality of semiconductor light emitting elements arranged in at least one row. The second array light source is configured to emit light forming an additional light distribution pattern, and the center position or maximum light intensity position of the additional light distribution pattern overlaps with the low-beam light distribution pattern on a virtual vertical screen in front of the lamp.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenichi Takada, Tatsuma Kitazawa, Hiroki Kawai, Teruaki Yamamoto, Akira Hanada, Kenta Oishi, Akinori Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 10646873
    Abstract: A multi-well plate lid includes a well-side surface to cover a plurality of wells of a multi-well plate. The well-side surface includes two or more regions with different adhesive strengths to the multi-well plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroki Somada, Satoshi Izumi, Takahiko Matsumoto, Daisuke Takagi
  • Publication number: 20200143147
    Abstract: A skin analyzer includes a facial part recognition unit that recognizes a facial part from a face image of a user captured by a camera; a UI unit that causes a display to display a UI in which a facial part mark indicating the facial part is disposed on a face image, and that accepts an operation with respect to the facial part mark; an analysis region setting unit that sets a skin analysis region for the face image based on a position of the operated facial part mark; and a skin analysis performing unit that performs a skin analysis on the set skin analysis region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: HIROSHI MATSUMOTO, HIROKI TAOKA, ICHIRO TAKEI, AKIO NISHIMURA
  • Patent number: 10641451
    Abstract: A vehicle lamp configured to selectively perform a low-beam irradiation and a high-beam irradiation includes a projector lens, a light emitting element disposed behind the projector lens and configured to emit light for forming a low-beam light distribution pattern, a light emitting element disposed behind the projector lens and configured to emit light for forming an additional high-beam light distribution pattern, a upward reflecting surface (shade) disposed behind the projector lens and configured to form a cutoff line of the low-beam light distribution pattern, and an optical path change portion configured to change an optical path of a part of light emitted from the light emitting element so as to travel toward a portion between the low-beam light distribution pattern and the additional high-beam light distribution pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroki Kawai, Takahiko Honda, Shinji Kagiyama, Naoki Uchida, Ryuho Sato, Akinori Matsumoto, Hiroyuki Ishida, Takashi Inoue
  • Patent number: 10640607
    Abstract: A curable composition having satisfactory curability, capable of forming a cured product having satisfactory heat resistance and adhesion to a base material, a cured film made of a cured product of the curable composition, a display panel provided with the cured film, and a method for producing a cured product using the above-mentioned curable composition. The curable composition includes a curable compound and a thermal cationic polymerization initiator, the curable compound contains a cationic polymerizable compound containing, as a main skeleton, a fused ring in which three or more rings including an aromatic ring are fused, and the thermal cationic polymerization initiator contains a quaternary ammonium salt-type compound having a specific structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: TOKYO OHKA KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuya Someya, Hiroki Chisaka, Naozumi Matsumoto, Koichi Misumi, Dai Shiota
  • Patent number: 10635046
    Abstract: A cartridge that can be inserted in an apparatus main body of an image forming apparatus by moving along an axial direction of an image bearing member includes the image bearing member, a frame configured to support the image bearing member, a storage member configured to store therein information on the cartridge, and include an electrical contact, and a first pressed section and a second pressed portion configured to be pressed by the apparatus main body. The electrical contact is disposed between the first pressed section and the second pressed section, and is configured to be in contact with the main body contact on a lower side in a state where the cartridge is attached to the apparatus main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroki Shimizu, Osamu Anan, Kazuki Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20200110357
    Abstract: A cartridge that can be inserted in an apparatus main body of an image forming apparatus by moving along an axial direction of an image bearing member includes the image bearing member, a frame configured to support the image bearing member, a storage member configured to store therein information on the cartridge, and include an electrical contact, and a first pressed section and a second pressed portion configured to be pressed by the apparatus main body. The electrical contact is disposed between the first pressed section and the second pressed section, and is configured to be in contact with the main body contact on a lower side in a state where the cartridge is attached to the apparatus main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroki Shimizu, Osamu Anan, Kazuki Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20200111645
    Abstract: A plasma processing method includes executing an etching process that includes supplying an etching gas into a process container in which a target substrate is supported on a second electrode serving as a lower electrode, and applying an RF power for plasma generation and an RF power for ion attraction to turn the etching gas into plasma and to subject the target substrate to etching. The etching process includes applying a negative DC voltage to a first electrode serving as an upper electrode during the etching to increase an absolute value of self-bias on the first electrode. The etching process includes releasing DC electron current generated by the negative DC voltage to ground through plasma and a conductive member disposed as a ring around the first electrode, by using a first state where the conductive member is connected to a ground potential portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicant: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventors: Akira KOSHIISHI, Masaru SUGIMOTO, Kunihiko HINATA, Noriyuki KOBAYASHI, Chishio KOSHIMIZU, Ryuji OHTANI, Kazuo KIBI, Masashi SAITO, Naoki MATSUMOTO, Yoshinobu OHYA, Manabu IWATA, Daisuke YANO, Yohei YAMAZAWA, Hidetoshi HANAOKA, Toshihiro HAYAMI, Hiroki YAMAZAKI, Manabu SATO
  • Patent number: 10605716
    Abstract: A particle counting apparatus is provided that includes: a droplet discharger configured to discharge a droplet containing at least one luminescent particle capable of emitting light upon receiving light; a light irradiator configured to irradiate the droplet discharged by the droplet discharger with light; at least one light receiver configured to receive light emitted by the at least one luminescent particle irradiated with the light emitted by the light irradiator; and circuitry configured to count luminescent particles contained in the droplet based on the light received by the at least one light receiver, the circuitry being configured to measure a presence or absence of the luminescent particles contained in the droplet; and to measure a number of the luminescent particles contained in the droplet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Ikuo Katoh, Manabu Seo, Yunong Ji, Nobuaki Toyoshima, Hiroki Somada, Ryuya Mashiko, Satoshi Izumi, Takahiko Matsumoto, Daisuke Takagi
  • Publication number: 20200070148
    Abstract: Provided is a container (10) including a base material (1) including a plurality of concave portions (2); a recognition unit (3) disposed on the base material and configured to recognize the base material; and a storage unit (4) disposed in a position other than a measurement region of the base material and configured to store information on biomaterials contained in the plurality of concave portions, wherein the recognition unit and the storage unit are allowed to correspond to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Ryuya MASHIKO, Satoshi IZUMI, Hiroki SOMADA, Takahiko MATSUMOTO, Daisuke TAKAGI
  • Patent number: 10582438
    Abstract: A base station apparatus includes a processor, a memory and a communication circuit. The processor is configured to set a waiting period in which a packet from a terminal device to which a connection has not been established is awaited. The memory is configured to store data that is processed by a terminal device to which a connection is established. The communication circuit is configured to, upon receiving a first packet from a communication terminal device in the waiting period, transmit to the communication terminal device a second packet containing the data and information used by the communication terminal device for establishing a connection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Tatsuya Kikuzuki, Ichirou Ida, Kazumi Kasai, Teruhisa Ninomiya, Eiji Matsumoto, Iwamasa Yuki, Toshihiro Kunitake, Hiroki Akano
  • Patent number: 10579302
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a first substrate on which an interface unit connectable to a host device is provided, a first memory module on the first substrate, and a first controller on the first substrate. The first controller includes a control unit that controls the first memory module, and a switching unit that switches an operation mode in response to a command from the host device. A first connecting portion is provided on the first substrate and is electrically connected to the first memory module and the first controller. The first controller can directly access a second memory module through the first connecting portion. Thus, for example the first controller can read data stored in the second memory module depending on operation mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroki Nakata, Manabu Matsumoto