Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Inoue

Hiroshi Inoue 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: 20230033273
    Abstract: A position locating system to locate relative position information between a marine vessel and a trailer includes a laser scanner on a first object, that is one of a marine vessel and a trailer for the marine vessel, to reciprocatingly scan a predetermined range in a horizontal direction with laser light, a laser light receiver on a second object, that is the other of the marine vessel and the trailer, to receive laser light emitted from the laser scanner, and a position locator configured or programmed to locate relative position information between the marine vessel and the trailer based on light receiving timings when the laser light emitted from the laser scanner is received by the laser light receiver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2022
    Publication date: February 2, 2023
    Inventor: Hiroshi INOUE
  • Publication number: 20230035099
    Abstract: A power management system including a management apparatus configured to assign divided computation processing constituting at least a part of predetermined computation processing to a distributed computing device placed in a facility, wherein the management apparatus includes a receiver configured to receive a message including an information element indicating a type of corresponding computation processing that the distributed computing device is capable of handling, and a controller configured to perform assignment processing to assign the divided computation processing to the distributed computing device based on the type of the corresponding computation processing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 25, 2020
    Publication date: February 2, 2023
    Inventors: Kazuhide TODA, Yasuhiro NAKAMURA, Yusuke KISHINA, Noriyasu KAWAKITA, Takashi INOUE, Tomoya SHIMOMURA, Kenji IKEUCHI, Hiroshi YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20230029613
    Abstract: A power management system including a management apparatus configured to assign divided computation processing constituting at least a part of predetermined computation processing to a distributed computing device placed in a facility, wherein the management apparatus includes a receiver configured to receive a message including an information element indicating a type of a power source configured to identify electrical power allowed as electrical power to be used by the distributed computing device, and a controller configured to perform assignment processing to assign the divided computation processing to the distributed computing device based on the type of the power source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 25, 2020
    Publication date: February 2, 2023
    Inventors: Kazuhide TODA, Yasuhiro NAKAMURA, Yusuke KISHINA, Noriyasu KAWAKITA, Takashi INOUE, Tomoya SHIMOMURA, Kenji IKEUCHI, Hiroshi YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20230033674
    Abstract: A valve block for hydrogen gas includes a valve block body having an outer surface on which an aluminum anodizing treatment has been performed, and a flow channel for hydrogen gas formed in the valve block body, and the flow channel has a sealing face in an inner face, and the sealing face is a machined face.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Publication date: February 2, 2023
    Inventors: Yutaka SUZUKI, Makoto NINOMIYA, Masayoshi OKAMOTO, Hiroshi YAMASHITA, Masaaki INOUE
  • Patent number: 11569070
    Abstract: A plasma processing apparatus includes a balun having a first input terminal, a second input terminal, a first output terminal, and a second output terminal, a vacuum container, a first electrode electrically connected to the first output terminal, a second electrode electrically connected to the second output terminal, and a connection unit configured to electrically connect the vacuum container and ground, the connection unit including an inductor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: CANON ANELVA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazunari Sekiya, Masaharu Tanabe, Tadashi Inoue, Hiroshi Sasamoto, Tatsunori Sato, Nobuaki Tsuchiya
  • Patent number: 11568108
    Abstract: A combinatorial solution determination system includes a candidate solution generation unit that generates candidate combinatorial solutions, a simulation unit, an evaluation index calculation unit, a solution determination unit, and a necessary-series-data extraction unit. The simulation unit calculates simulation data using information related to the candidate combinatorial solutions, and series data to evaluate a combinatorial solution. The evaluation index calculation unit calculates evaluation indices based on the simulation data. The solution determination unit determines a combinatorial solution having high evaluation from the candidate combinatorial solutions based on the evaluation indices each calculated by the evaluation index calculation unit from a corresponding one of the candidate combinatorial solutions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: Daikin Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuuta Izumi, Tadafumi Nishimura, Hiroshi Morita, Haruki Inoue
  • Publication number: 20230021321
    Abstract: A position locating system that locates relative position information between a marine vessel and a trailer includes a wave signal generator located on a first object that is one of the marine vessel and the trailer to emit wave signals from at least three different positions having known relative positional relationships with each other, a wave signal receiver located a second object that is the other of the marine vessel and the trailer to receive the wave signal emitted from each of the positions of the wave signal generator, and a position locator configured or programmed to locate relative position information between the marine vessel and the trailer that includes at least a direction of the second object as viewed from the first object based on the wave signal from each of the positions received by the wave signal receiver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2022
    Publication date: January 26, 2023
    Inventor: Hiroshi INOUE
  • Publication number: 20230023377
    Abstract: A compound of the following general formula [I]: wherein each symbol has the same meaning as defined herein, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, or a solvate thereof, and a pharmaceutical use of the same in treating organ transplant rejection, graft versus host reaction after transplantation, autoimmune disease, allergic disease and chronic myeloproliferative disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2021
    Publication date: January 26, 2023
    Applicant: Japan Tobacco Inc.
    Inventors: Satoru Noji, Makoto Shiozaki, Tomoya Miura, Yoshinori Hara, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Katsuya Maeda, Akimi Hori, Masafumi Inoue, Yasunori Hase
  • Publication number: 20230020034
    Abstract: A fuel management system including a fuel pump and a flow meter to transfer and control remaining amounts fuel among fuel tanks mounted on a hull of a marine vessel includes first fuel flow channels corresponding to the fuel tanks to connect the fuel tanks to an upstream side of the fuel pump and the flow meter, and second fuel flow channels corresponding to the fuel tanks to connect the fuel tanks to a downstream side of the fuel pump and the flow meter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Inventor: Hiroshi INOUE
  • Publication number: 20230020594
    Abstract: A fuel management system to improve accuracy of calibration data to convert an output value of a fuel gauge into a remaining amount of fuel in a fuel tank includes a fuel tank mounted on a hull of a marine vessel, a fuel gauge to measure a liquid level position of fuel in the fuel tank, and a controller configured or programmed so that in a range where an output value of the fuel gauge changes, measurement reference points are set based on the output value of the fuel gauge. When supplying fuel to the fuel tank, the controller is configured or programmed to obtain calibration data showing a relationship between the output value of the fuel gauge and a remaining amount of the fuel in the fuel tank by comparing an amount of fuel supplied to the fuel tank at each of the measurement reference points and the output value of the fuel gauge at each of the measurement reference points.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Inventor: Hiroshi INOUE
  • Patent number: 11554843
    Abstract: A marine vessel having a propeller that provides propulsive force to the marine vessel, and a course control system. The course control system includes a course changing mechanism that changes a course of the marine vessel, and a controller configured or programmed to detect a sudden movement of the marine vessel originating from broaching caused by a following wave of the marine vessel, and upon detecting the sudden movement of the marine vessel originating from the broaching, control a rotation rate of the propeller and/or cause the course changing mechanism to change the course of the marine vessel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2023
    Assignee: YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Hiroshi Inoue
  • Publication number: 20230003164
    Abstract: A system for flushing a cooling water pathway in a marine propulsion device includes a water control device, an electric power control device, a data communication module, and a controller. The controller controls the water control device to supply the water from a water source to the cooling water pathway to flush the cooling water pathway. The controller controls the electric power control device to supply electric power to the marine propulsion device during the flushing. The controller determines whether to end the flushing or not. When it is determined to end the flushing, the controller controls the electric power control device to stop the supply of electric power to the marine propulsion device, and controls the data communication module to notify the end of the flushing to a terminal of a user of the marine propulsion device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventor: Hiroshi INOUE
  • Publication number: 20230001772
    Abstract: To suppress deterioration in a wiping property of wipers and increase in a load on the wipers. In glass for vehicles (1) including a light blocking region, a far-infrared ray transmission region is formed in the light blocking region, the far-infrared ray transmission region being provided with an opening (19) and a far-infrared ray transmission member (20) disposed in the opening (19), and the glass for vehicles (1) and the far-infrared ray transmission member (20) are bonded to each other with a frame member (30) interposed therebetween. Regarding the frame member (30), where a length of the longest straight line among straight lines each connecting optional two points on an inner circumference on a side facing the opening (19) in a surface on a vehicle exterior side is D, and a thickness of a portion projecting from a surface on the vehicle exterior side of the glass for vehicles (1) is t, D2/t is larger than 1250, and t is equal to or smaller than 2.5 mm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Tatsuo NAGASHIMA, Hiroshi YAMAKAWA, Takafumi INOUE
  • Publication number: 20230000324
    Abstract: A cover member includes: a sheath that is formed in a cylindrical shape for receiving a shaft; and a tubular portion that is attached to a distal end of the sheath. The tubular portion being formed such that an outer dimension of a distal end portion of the tubular portion in a first direction is smaller than an outer dimension of a proximal end portion of the tubular portion in the first direction and/or an outer dimension of the distal end portion in a second direction is smaller than an outer dimension of the proximal end portion in the second direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi MINAMI, Masami OSHIDA, Masato INOUE
  • Publication number: 20230002342
    Abstract: Provided is a method of producing perfluoro(2,4-dimethyl-2-fluoroformyl-1,3-dioxolane, the method having a dimer reaction step of reacting a trifluoropyruvic acid fluoride dimer with hexafluoropropylene oxide in an organic solvent in the presence of one or more fluorides selected from the group consisting of potassium fluoride and sodium fluoride to obtain perfluoro(dimethyl-2-oxo-1,4-dioxane).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2020
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Applicants: SAGAMI CHEMICAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TOSOH CORPORATION, TOSOH FINECHEM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Munenori INOUE, Tatsuya UEJI, Hiroshi MATSUO
  • Publication number: 20230005721
    Abstract: A plasma processing apparatus includes a balun having a first unbalanced terminal, a second unbalanced terminal, a first balanced terminal, and a second balanced terminal, a grounded vacuum container, a first electrode electrically connected to the first balanced terminal, a second electrode electrically connected to the second balanced terminal, and a ground electrode arranged in the vacuum container and grounded.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Applicant: Canon Anelva Corporation
    Inventors: Atsushi TAKEDA, Takayuki MORIWAKI, Tadashi INOUE, Masaharu TANABE, Kazunari SEKIYA, Hiroshi SASAMOTO, Tatsunori SATO, Nobuaki TSUCHIYA
  • Patent number: 11544500
    Abstract: Methods and systems for performing machine learning include selecting first and second training data from one or more training sets in one or more databases. Mixed training data is formed by subtracting a value of each data element in the second training data from a value of a corresponding data element in the first training data. A machine learning process is trained using the mixed training to augment data used by the machine learning process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2023
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hiroshi Inoue
  • Publication number: 20220414757
    Abstract: A watercraft rental system is used to rent an owner's watercraft to a user. The watercraft rental system includes at least one computer and a user terminal. The at least one computer communicates with the watercraft and records rental condition information of the watercraft. The user terminal provides borrowing request information to the at least one computer. The borrowing request information corresponds to a response to the rental condition information. The at least one computer executes a rental process of the watercraft based on the borrowing request information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2022
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Inventor: Hiroshi INOUE
  • Publication number: 20220406190
    Abstract: A communication device includes a target locating unit configured to locate a position of a target having a risk of approaching a moving body. The communication device includes a transmission unit configured to transmit request information including positional information of an external terminal, for which the positional information is requested, based on the position of the target located by the target locating unit. The communication device includes a reception unit configured to receive response information with respect to the request information. The transmission unit is configured to transmit warning information based on the positional information of the external terminal included in the response information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2022
    Publication date: December 22, 2022
    Inventors: Takahiro KUREHASHI, Shigeru INOUE, Yasuaki GUNJI, Hiroshi FURUMI, Yasuhiro MIYACHI
  • Patent number: D976448
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2023
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Katsuhiko Sugiura, Yukio Kato, Hiroshi Mitani, Kazuma Inoue, Naoyuki Uchida, Shogo Koga