Hiroki Nakayama 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).
Abstract: A near-infrared absorbing material fine particle dispersion, a near-infrared absorber laminate, and a laminated structure for near-infrared absorption can exhibit higher near-infrared absorption property, compared to near-infrared fine particle dispersions, near-infrared absorber laminates, and laminated structures for near-infrared absorption, containing tungsten oxides or composite tungsten oxides according to the conventional art. Also, a near-infrared absorbing material fine particle dispersion in which composite tungsten oxide fine particles, each particle containing a hexagonal crystal structure, and a polymer compound with maleic anhydride introduced therein are contained in the polypropylene resin, and the near-infrared absorber laminate and the laminated structure for near-infrared absorption using the dispersion.
Abstract: Provided are a near-infrared absorbing material fine particle dispersion, a near-infrared absorber, and a laminated structure for near-infrared absorption, which can exhibit higher near-infrared absorption property, compared to near-infrared fine particle dispersions, near-infrared absorber, and laminated structures for near-infrared absorption, containing tungsten oxides or composite tungsten oxides according to the conventional art. Also provided is a near-infrared absorbing material fine particle dispersion, wherein composite tungsten oxide fine particles, each particle containing a hexagonal crystal structure, and a silane compound are contained in an acrylic resin.
Abstract: Provided is an infrared absorber object which comprises a resin medium and, disposed therein, agglomerates of composite tungsten oxide particles, wherein the agglomerates of composite tungsten oxide particles have one or more shapes selected from among strips, flakes, and rods.
Abstract: An information processing apparatus of the present invention includes a generation means for generating a plurality of rules for complementing a missing value in data including a plurality of attributes on the basis of a value of a specific attribute including the missing value and a value of another attribute that is different from the specific attribute, and a complementing means for specifying a value to complement the missing value on the basis of the rules.
Abstract: Described are catalysts effective to abate NOx, hydrocarbons, and carbon monoxide from a gasoline engine exhaust gas. Such catalysts include a substrate having a first and second material disposed thereon, the first material effective to catalyze selective catalytic reduction of nitrogen oxides in the presence of ammonia and the second material effective to abate hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide, the first material comprising a molecular sieve promoted with copper and/or iron in a low loading, the second material comprising at least one oxide of Ni, Fe, Mn, Co, and Cu on a support selected from oxides of Ce, Ce—Zr, Zr, Mn, Pr and combinations thereof. Also described are gasoline engine exhaust gas treatment systems and methods of treating exhaust gas from a gasoline engine.
Abstract: A heat ray shielding film is disclosed, including composite tungsten oxide particles; and an ionomer resin. The composite tungsten oxide particles are expressed by a general formula MxWOy (where M denotes one or more kinds of elements selected from Cs, Rb, K, Tl, In, Ba, Li, Ca, Sr, Fe, Sn, Al, Cu, and Na, and 0.1?x?0.5 and 2.2?y?3.0).
Abstract: The attachment includes: a holder that has an opening portion provided at a position corresponding to an ultrasonic wave transmitting and receiving surface of the ultrasound probe and is attachably and detachably fixed to the ultrasound probe; and a protruding portion that draws and holds a sheet-shaped acoustic matching member provided between the opening portion and the ultrasound probe in a close contact direction in which the acoustic matching member is brought into close contact with the transmitting and receiving surface.
Abstract: A compression plate of a mammography apparatus has an upper surface which is irradiated with radiation, a lower surface which is opposite to the upper surface and comes into contact with the breast, and a surface which is parallel to the upper surface between the upper surface and the lower surface. In the compression plate, a compression plate scale for identifying an in-plane position of each surface is given to any one of the surfaces. A first display control unit of a console performs control to display a radiographic image captured by the mammography apparatus on a display unit. A second display control unit of the console performs control to display an image scale which indicates a position on the radiographic image corresponding to the in-plane position of the compression plate on the radiographic image displayed on the display unit.
Abstract: An upper turning body mounted on a lower body for a crane includes a turning frame mounted on the lower body to turn freely, and a boom provided to the turning frame to be raised and lowered freely. The turning frame includes a pair of attachment brackets to which a base end section of the boom is attached such that the boom is free to be raised and lowered, and a frame body to which the pair of attachment brackets are provided with an interval in a left-right direction of the upper turning body. The frame body is formed of a plurality of divided frames arranged side by side in the left-right direction of the upper turning body, adjacent divided frames of the plurality of divided frames being separably joined to each other.
June 25, 2019
Date of Patent:
November 17, 2020
KOBE STEEL, LTD., KOBELCO CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD.
Abstract: Provided is, for example, an exhaust gas-purifying three-way catalyst which is suppressed in particle growth due to sintering of a catalytically active component on a carrier in exposure to a high temperature and thus is enhanced in purification performance, and a method for producing the same, as well as an integral structure type exhaust gas-purifying catalyst using the same. The exhaust gas-purifying three-way catalyst of the present invention includes a composite particle which contains a base material particle having a pore size of 100 to 650 nm as measured by a mercury intrusion method and a catalytically active particle of a platinum group element supported on the base material particle, in which a content proportion of the catalytically active particle is 0.001 to 30% by mass in total in terms of metal of the platinum group element, based on a total amount of the composite particle.
Abstract: A control device including: a control unit that, in a case in which continuous imaging that irradiates a breast of a subject with radiation emitted from a radiation source to capture a radiographic image in a compressed state in which the breast is compressed against an imaging table by a compression member and then captures an ultrasound image of the breast in the compressed state is performed, performs control to locate the radiation source at a non-facing position where the radiation source and the imaging table do not face each other.
Abstract: An image acquisition unit acquires a plurality of projection images corresponding to each of a plurality of radiation source positions which have been generated by directing an imaging apparatus to perform tomosynthesis imaging for an object compressed by a compression plate. An edge image detection unit detects an edge image caused by the edge of the compression plate in the plurality of projection images. A cutout unit cuts out the projection image according to a positional relationship between the edge image and an image of the object to generate a cut-out projection image.
Abstract: An on-board agent system includes: a plurality of agent functional units, each of the plurality of agent functional units being configured to provide a service including outputting a response using voice to an output unit according to an utterance of an occupant of a vehicle; and a common operator configured to be shared by the plurality of agent functional units and provided in the vehicle, wherein, when an operation is executed on the common operator with an operation pattern set to correspond to each of the plurality of agent functional units, an agent functional unit corresponding to the operation pattern of the executed operation is activated.
Abstract: An agent device includes an in-vehicle agent function unit mounted in a vehicle and configured to provide a service including causing an output unit to output a voice response in accordance with speech of a user, an in-vehicle communication unit configured to cause the in-vehicle agent function unit to be connected to a network via an in-vehicle communication device, and a terminal communication unit configured to cause the in-vehicle agent function unit to be connected to the network via a general-purpose terminal. A state in which the in-vehicle agent function unit is connected to the network is selected from a first connection state implemented via the in-vehicle communication unit and a second connection state implemented via the terminal communication unit.
Abstract: A agent device includes a plurality of agent function parts configured to provide a service including causing an output section to output a response by a voice in response to a speech of an occupant in a vehicle, the plurality of agent function parts includes a first agent function part and a second agent function part having less dependence on a network connection than that of the first agent function part, a network observation part configured to recognize or predict a change in communication environment of the network connection is further provided, and the second agent function part stores a speech of the occupant in the vehicle in a storage when the first agent function part is under operation and deterioration of the communication environment of the network connection is recognized or predicted by the network observation part.
Abstract: A control device including: a breast thickness acquisition unit that acquires a thickness of a breast in a pressed state by a pressing member; a depth information acquisition unit that, in a case where an ultrasound image of the breast in the pressed state is captured, acquires depth information indicating a depth to which imaging by an ultrasonography apparatus which captures the ultrasound image is possible; a deriving unit that derives imaging information indicating whether or not capture of an ultrasound image having predetermined accuracy or higher is possible by the ultrasonography apparatus on the basis of the thickness of the breast acquired by the breast thickness acquisition unit and the depth information acquired by the depth information acquisition unit; and an output unit that outputs the imaging information derived by the deriving unit.
Abstract: An imaging member including: a pressing member that presses a breast of a subject; and an ultrasonography member that has a first surface on which an acoustic matching member having fluidity is provided, and is provided such that a second surface on a side opposite to the first surface is provided on a surface of the pressing member, which is on a side opposite to a surface that comes into contact with the breast, via a coupling material having lower fluidity than the acoustic matching member.
Abstract: An agent device includes an agent functional controller configured to provide a service including causing an output device to output a response of voice in response to an utterance of an occupant of a vehicle, and a controller configured to permit an operation of a power window of the vehicle when a speed of the vehicle is less than a first threshold value and limit the operation of the power window of the vehicle when the speed of the vehicle is equal to or greater than the first threshold value when the agent functional controller is activated.
Abstract: In an agent system, a first server device transmits information associated with a speech of a first user acquired from a first terminal device to a second server device, and the second server device transmits information associated with the speech of the first user acquired from the first server device to a second terminal device or an on-vehicle agent device on the basis of existence of a second user recognized by the second terminal device or the on-vehicle agent device.
Abstract: There is provided an agent device, including an agent functional unit configured to provide a service including causing an output unit to output a response using a voice, in response to an utterance of an occupant in a vehicle; and a display controller configured to cause a display provided in the vehicle to display an animation related to an agent corresponding to the agent functional unit, wherein the display controller is configured to cause the display to display the animation in different types between a case where the animation is displayed in a first display area of the display, and a case where the animation is displayed in a second display area which is different from the first display area.