Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Kubo

Hiroshi Kubo 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: 20210361951
    Abstract: A pulse discrimination device is configured to receive electrical signals from a plurality of positions of a living body to which a pacing device for outputting a pacing pulse to cause a heart to beat is attached, and is configured to discriminate the pacing pulse included in the electrical signals. The pulse discrimination device includes: a differential processor configured to calculate a difference of the electrical signals received from the plurality of positions; a sum processor configured to calculate a sum of the electrical signals received from the plurality of positions; and a pulse discrimination unit configured to discriminate the pacing pulse included in the electrical signals based on the difference obtained by the differential processor and the sum obtained by the sum processor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2021
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Inventors: Takashi KOYANAGI, Kazutora IINUMA, Hiroshi KUBO
  • Publication number: 20210362922
    Abstract: The present invention provides a packaging material that allows for lesser adsorption of a medicinal component on the material, that can be processed into a packaging pouch without using an adhesive, and that has excellent tearability. Specifically, the present invention provides a packaging material including, on or above one or both surfaces of a substrate, a primer layer and a low-adsorption coating layer with a grammage of 0.5 to 20 g/m2 in this order, wherein the primer layer contains an acid-modified product of a block copolymer that contains a block A containing a structural unit derived from an aromatic vinyl compound, and a block B containing a structural unit derived from a conjugated diene compound and/or an acid-modified product of a hydrogenated product of the block copolymer; and the low-adsorption coating layer contains a cyclic polyolefin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicant: TOYO ALUMINIUM KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuya Terasawa, Keiichi Kanno, Hiroshi Kubo, Hiroki Ishii, Ryota Nakanishi
  • Patent number: 11161163
    Abstract: The method includes treating a metal sheet having a bcc structure and a surface satisfying conditions (a) or (b), molding the metal sheet to cause plane strain tensile deformation and biaxial tensile deformation, and allowing at least one part of the metal sheet to have a sheet thickness decrease rate of from 10% to 30%. Condition (a): an area fraction of crystal grains having a crystal orientation of 15° or less relative to a (001) plane parallel to a surface of the metal sheet is from 0.20 to 0.35. Condition (b): the area fraction of crystal grains having a crystal orientation of 15° or less relative to a (001) plane parallel to a surface of the metal sheet is 0.45 or less, the average crystal grain size thereof is 15 ?m or less. The molded product satisfies conditions (a) or (b).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Kubo, Yoshiaki Nakazawa, Hiroshi Yoshida
  • Patent number: 11115561
    Abstract: An inclination detecting device includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to detect, in image information that is an image of an object imaged by an imaging device at an imaging position where a background member forms a background, a first boundary between the background member and a shadow of the object; detect a second boundary between the object and the shadow of the object in the image information; and detect an inclination of the object in the image information from the first boundary and the second boundary detected by the processing circuitry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Hajime Tsukahara, Hiroki Shirado, Ayumu Hashimoto, Yuuki Nakada, Tomohiko Ono, Tatsuya Ozaki, Hiroshi Kubo, Yoshiaki Nagao, Kimiharu Yanagisawa, Masahiro Itoh
  • Patent number: 11106067
    Abstract: To provide a display device that implements highly reliable waterproofness without reducing the ratio of a display member in a housing. The display device includes a display member having a flat-plate shape, a frame provided on a peripheral edge of a back surface facing a display surface of the display member, and a housing member provided on a side surface of the display member to surround the display surface, in which the housing member is provided with adhesive members on surfaces substantially parallel to the display surface and different from each other on a long side and a short side of the housing member, and at least one or more corners of four corners of the display surface are provided with a connecting adhesive member that connects the adhesive member of the long side of the housing member and the adhesive member of the short side of the housing member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kiyohito Fujita, Takuya Inaba, Takashi Arai, Hiroshi Kubo, Yasuhiro Kageyama, Tomohito Oda, Koichiro Takashima
  • Patent number: 11102365
    Abstract: An edge detecting device includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to acquire first color information and second color information in an image including a document region and a background region outside the document region. The first color information is color information of the background region and the second color information is color information of the document region. The processing circuitry is configured to detect a boundary between the background region and the document region from a change in color information between the first color information and the second color information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Tomohiko Ono, Hajime Tsukahara, Hiroki Shirado, Ayumu Hashimoto, Yuuki Nakada, Tatsuya Ozaki, Hiroshi Kubo, Yoshiaki Nagao, Kimiharu Yanagisawa, Masahiro Itoh
  • Patent number: 11102375
    Abstract: A sheet reading apparatus includes a sheet table on which a sheet is placed, a conveyor configured to convey the sheet, a reading guide configured to guide the sheet conveyed by the conveyor, and a reading device configured to read a shadow of the sheet conveyed by the conveyor, for detection of an inclination of the sheet. The sheet reading apparatus further includes a transparent member disposed at a position on a reading line of the reading device. The position on the reading line is withdrawn from the sheet and adjacent to the reading guide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kubo, Kimiharu Yanagisawa, Hajime Tsukahara, Yoshiaki Nagao, Masahiro Itoh, Tatsuya Ozaki, Tomohiko Ono, Yuuki Nakada, Hiroki Shirado, Ayumu Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 11102364
    Abstract: An inclination detecting device includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to detect, in image information that is an image of an object imaged by an imaging device at an imaging position where a background member forms a background, a first boundary between the background member and a shadow of the object at detection positions in at least one of main-scanning and sub-scanning directions on an outline of the object; detect a second boundary between the object and the shadow of the object at detection positions in at least one of the main-scanning and sub-scanning directions on the outline of the object in the image information; detect a boundary group including detection results of the second boundary at the detection positions; and detect an inclination of the object in the image information from detection results of the first boundary, the second boundary, and the boundary group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Yuuki Nakada, Hajime Tsukahara, Hiroki Shirado, Ayumu Hashimoto, Tomohiko Ono, Tatsuya Ozaki, Hiroshi Kubo, Yoshiaki Nagao, Kimiharu Yanagisawa, Masahiro Itoh
  • Patent number: 11009041
    Abstract: A gas turbine engine, in which a compressed gas from a compressor is burned in a combustor and obtained combustion gas drives a turbine, includes: a compressed gas supply portion configured to supply the compressed gas obtained from the compressor to the combustor; an annular dividing guide body disposed in a diffuser that forms an upstream-side portion of the compressed gas supply portion, the dividing guide body being configured to divide the compressed gas in a radial direction; and a guide support body that supports the dividing guide body on an inner diameter side wall of the compressed gas supply portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koji Terauchi, Daisuke Uemura, Hiroshi Kubo, Naoto Sakai, Toshimasa Miura, Yuki Ishitobi
  • Patent number: 10957491
    Abstract: An electrolytic capacitor-specific electrode member is used for an electrolytic capacitor, and formed in a wire shape. The electrolytic capacitor-specific electrode member has an outer surface including at least one or more first cavity portions opened to outside, and at least one or more second cavity portions opened at least to the first cavity portions. The second cavity portions are smaller in opening diameter represented by a circle equivalent diameter than the first cavity portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignees: JAPAN CAPACITOR INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD., MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kubo, Nami Kanaya, Kazumasa Fujimoto, Tomoki Nobuta
  • Patent number: 10951791
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes circuitry to: obtain a read image read from an image of a document output from an image reading device; detect an edge between a background area and a document area in the read image; sample a detection result of the edge at each first interval in a first direction to extract a first boundary point group including a plurality of boundary points; sample the detection result of the edge at each second interval in the first direction to extract a second boundary point group including a plurality of boundary points; determine a noise removal condition based on the first boundary point group; remove, from the second boundary point group, a boundary point satisfying the noise removal condition as noise; and calculate a linear equation approximating the second boundary point group from which the noise is removed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Ayumu Hashimoto, Hajime Tsukahara, Hiroki Shirado, Yuuki Nakada, Tomohiko Ono, Tatsuya Ozaki, Hiroshi Kubo, Kimiharu Yanagisawa, Yoshiaki Nagao, Masahiro Itoh
  • Patent number: 10937297
    Abstract: A patient monitoring system includes a patient monitor configured to display physiological information of a subject, and a signal relay apparatus configured to communicate with the patient monitor. The signal relay apparatus includes a sensor interface configured to receive a signal from a sensor attached to the subject, an analyzer configured to analyze the signal to acquire data corresponding to the physiological information, a communication interface configured to transmit at least one of the signal and the data to the patient monitor, and a controller configured to perform a notification when a display of the physiological information on the patient monitor meets a first abnormality condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hiroshi Kubo
  • Publication number: 20210048703
    Abstract: To provide a display device that implements highly reliable waterproofness without reducing the ratio of a display member in a housing. The display device includes a display member having a flat-plate shape, a frame provided on a peripheral edge of a back surface facing a display surface of the display member, and a housing member provided on a side surface of the display member to surround the display surface, in which the housing member is provided with adhesive members on surfaces substantially parallel to the display surface and different from each other on a long side and a short side of the housing member, and at least one or more corners of four corners of the display surface are provided with a connecting adhesive member that connects the adhesive member of the long side of the housing member and the adhesive member of the short side of the housing member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2018
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Kiyohito FUJITA, Takuya INABA, Takashi ARAI, Hiroshi KUBO, Yasuhiro KAGEYAMA, Tomohito ODA, Koichiro TAKASHIMA
  • Patent number: 10923290
    Abstract: An electrolytic capacitor-specific electrode member is included in an electrolytic capacitor. The electrolytic capacitor-specific electrode member has a wire shape. The electrolytic capacitor-specific electrode member includes a core portion and a porous layer located around the core portion. In a cross section of the electrolytic capacitor-specific electrode member perpendicular to its axial direction, the porous layer includes a plurality of layers arranged concentrically from the core portion toward outside and at least including two layers having different void ratios.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignees: JAPAN CAPACITOR INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD., MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kubo, Nami Kanaya, Kazumasa Fujimoto, Tomoki Nobuta
  • Publication number: 20200336615
    Abstract: An edge detecting device includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to acquire first color information and second color information in an image including a document region and a background region outside the document region. The first color information is color information of the background region and the second color information is color information of the document region. The processing circuitry is configured to detect a boundary between the background region and the document region from a change in color information between the first color information and the second color information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Tomohiko ONO, Hajime TSUKAHARA, Hiroki SHIRADO, Ayumu HASHIMOTO, Yuuki NAKADA, Tatsuya OZAKI, Hiroshi KUBO, Yoshiaki NAGAO, Kimiharu YANAGISAWA, Masahiro ITOH
  • Publication number: 20200296255
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes circuitry to: obtain a read image read from an image of a document output from an image reading device; detect an edge between a background area and a document area in the read image; sample a detection result of the edge at each first interval in a first direction to extract a first boundary point group including a plurality of boundary points; sample the detection result of the edge at each second interval in the first direction to extract a second boundary point group including a plurality of boundary points; determine a noise removal condition based on the first boundary point group; remove, from the second boundary point group, a boundary point satisfying the noise removal condition as noise; and calculate a linear equation approximating the second boundary point group from which the noise is removed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: AYUMU HASHIMOTO, HAJIME TSUKAHARA, HIROKI SHIRADO, YUUKI NAKADA, TOMOHIKO ONO, TATSUYA OZAKI, HIROSHI KUBO, KIMIHARU YANAGISAWA, YOSHIAKI NAGAO, MASAHIRO ITOH
  • Patent number: 10751005
    Abstract: A vital information monitor (1) includes a vital sign acquiring section (39) which acquires vital signs of a patient into whom a tracheal tube (14) connected to a respirator (13) is intubated, a producing section (31) which produces an extubation process display screen (72) on which determination items contained in an extubation process for removing the tracheal tube (14) from the patient are displayed, a displaying section (7) on which the vital signs acquired by the vital sign acquiring section and the extubation process display screen (72) are displayed, and a determining section (30) which determines whether the determination items satisfy predetermined conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Teruko Sakurai, Hiroshi Kubo, Akira Nobukuni, Shingo Wake, Rie Muneshima, Tomoko Goto
  • Publication number: 20200252513
    Abstract: An inclination detecting device includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to detect, in image information that is an image of an object imaged by an imaging device at an imaging position where a background member forms a background, a first boundary between the background member and a shadow of the object at detection positions in at least one of main-scanning and sub-scanning directions on an outline of the object; detect a second boundary between the object and the shadow of the object at detection positions in at least one of the main-scanning and sub-scanning directions on the outline of the object in the image information; detect a boundary group including detection results of the second boundary at the detection positions; and detect an inclination of the object in the image information from detection results of the first boundary, the second boundary, and the boundary group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Yuuki NAKADA, Hajime TSUKAHARA, Hiroki SHIRADO, Ayumu HASHIMOTO, Tomohiko ONO, Tatsuya OZAKI, Hiroshi KUBO, Yoshiaki NAGAO, Kimiharu YANAGISAWA, Masahiro ITOH
  • Publication number: 20200244837
    Abstract: An inclination detecting device includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to detect, in image information that is an image of an object imaged by an imaging device at an imaging position where a background member forms a background, a first boundary between the background member and a shadow of the object; detect a second boundary between the object and the shadow of the object in the image information; and detect an inclination of the object in the image information from the first boundary and the second boundary detected by the processing circuitry.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Hajime TSUKAHARA, Hiroki SHIRADO, Ayumu HASHIMOTO, Yuuki NAKADA, Tomohiko ONO, Tatsuya OZAKI, Hiroshi KUBO, Yoshiaki NAGAO, Kimiharu YANAGISAWA, Masahiro ITOH
  • Publication number: 20200224680
    Abstract: A solenoid valve system includes a supply solenoid valve, a plurality of exhaust solenoid valves, and a valve control section controlling opening and closing operation of the supply solenoid valve and the plurality of exhaust solenoid valves using PWM or PFM. The plurality of exhaust solenoid valves are disposed in parallel with each other. The supply solenoid valve and the plurality of exhaust solenoid valves have substantially identical flow rate characteristics. The number of the plurality of the exhaust solenoid valves is twice the number of the supply solenoid valve.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicant: SMC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshinori KURATA, Hiroshi Kubo