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).

  • Patent number: 11911824
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a material layer includes a first step S101 of arranging first particles P1 in a pattern on a base material 11 and a second step S102 of arranging second particles in regions in which the first particles P1 are not arranged on the base material 11. The second step S102 includes a step of rubbing bearing materials S2 that carry the second particles P2 against the base material 11 on which the first particles P1 are arranged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kenta Kubo, Hiroshi Taniuchi
  • Publication number: 20230260699
    Abstract: An electrode foil having high capacitance per unit volume is provided. The electrode foil is an electrode foil for an electrolytic capacitor. The electrode foil is an electrode foil extending in a longitudinal direction and having a width direction orthogonal to the longitudinal direction, the electrode foil including an enlarged surface portion on a surface of the electrode foil, wherein a crack is formed in the enlarged surface portion in a direction oblique to the width direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2023
    Publication date: August 17, 2023
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kubo, Masaya Otsuka
  • Patent number: 11671549
    Abstract: An image reading device and an image forming apparatus. The image reading device includes an image reader to read an image of a document, and a color reference component arranged to face the image reader. In the image reading device, the image reader reads the color reference component at a prescribed timing to obtain color reference image data, and correction data generating processes are executed based on the obtained color reference image data to generate correction data used to correct data of the image read by the image reader. In the image reading device, wherein the color reference component is moved relative to the image reader in a direction orthogonal to a direction toward and away from the image reader. The image forming apparatus includes the image reading device, and an image is formed on a recording material based on data of the image read by the image reading device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2023
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Fumiyuki Heishi, Hiroshi Kubo, Shinya Kitaoka, Satoshi Saito, Yoshito Suzuki, Kimiharu Yanagisawa, Atsushi Kanaya
  • Publication number: 20220381620
    Abstract: A thermosensitive probe includes: a non-metallic thermoconductive member defining a housing space; a thermosensitive element disposed in the housing space; and a coupling member having a portion surrounding the thermosensitive element in the housing space while fixing the thermosensitive element to the thermoconductive member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2020
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Inventors: Hironori SUGAWARA, Hiroshi KUBO, Kohei OTAKA, Takuma SANO
  • Patent number: 11483126
    Abstract: A physiological information system includes: a plurality of physiological information sensors configured to acquire physiological information data of a subject being tested, and a physiological information processing apparatus communicatively connected to each of the plurality of physiological information sensors. The physiological information processing apparatus is configured to transmit a synchronous packet toward each of the plurality of physiological information sensors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hironori Sugawara, Yukio Koyama, Hiroshi Kubo
  • Patent number: 11441580
    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: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: SMC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshinori Kurata, Hiroshi Kubo
  • Patent number: 11433242
    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: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Koyanagi, Kazutora Iinuma, Hiroshi Kubo
  • Publication number: 20220094815
    Abstract: An image reading device and an image forming apparatus. The image reading device includes an image reader to read an image of a document, and a color reference component arranged to face the image reader. In the image reading device, the image reader reads the color reference component at a prescribed timing to obtain color reference image data, and correction data generating processes are executed based on the obtained color reference image data to generate correction data used to correct data of the image read by the image reader. In the image reading device, wherein the color reference component is moved relative to the image reader in a direction orthogonal to a direction toward and away from the image reader. The image forming apparatus includes the image reading device, and an image is formed on a recording material based on data of the image read by the image reading device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2021
    Publication date: March 24, 2022
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Fumiyuki HEISHI, Hiroshi KUBO, Shinya KITAOKA, Satoshi SAITO, Yoshito SUZUKI, Kimiharu YANAGISAWA, Atsushi KANAYA
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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