Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Matsumoto

Hiroshi 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).

  • Publication number: 20210368625
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are devices, methods, and methods of making devices for facilitating condition monitoring of machinery allowing improve efficiencies and increased lifetime of the machinery while also reducing maintenance. In one embodiment, a device includes an enclosure assembly and a printed circuit board (PCB) assembly. The enclosure assembly includes a cap, a base mechanically coupled with the cap, and a support bracket mechanically coupled with the base. The PCB assembly includes a processor, a memory coupled with the processor, a first sensor electrically coupled with the processor, a second sensor electrically coupled with the processor, and a communication interface electrically coupled with the processor. The device, when installed, may generally form a shape of a tapered cylinder having a maximum height of 2.1 inches and a maximum diameter of 1.2 inches.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2021
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Inventors: Kotaro MATSUMOTO, Hiroyuki MATSUDA, Hiroshi AOKI, Masaru TERADA, Ovel EMERSON, Paul A. LOWE
  • Publication number: 20210364949
    Abstract: Provided is a powder container having a new structure capable of stable discharge and transport of a powder contained in a container by enabling the powder to be reliably discharged to the outside of the package while preventing the powder from spilling and flying out of the container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2021
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Junichi MATSUMOTO, Tsukuru KAI, Hiroshi HOSOKAWA, Makoto KOMATSU, Tadashi HAYAKAWA, Yuzuru OZAWA
  • Patent number: 11183366
    Abstract: A multi-beam writing method includes performing the k-th tracking control (k being a natural number) by beam deflection in order to follow movement of the stage while collecting each beam of multiple beams, performing a plurality of shots of the multiple beams by the each beam simultaneously shifting in a rectangular or square irradiation region, which is surrounded by the size of the beam pitch and corresponding to the each beam, while performing the k-th tracking control, and returning, after the period of the k-th tracking control has passed, the tracking position to a position which is obtained by adding an offset of an integer multiple of the size of the beam pitch to the tracking starting position of the k-th tracking control where the k-th tracking control started, to be as a starting position of the (k+1)th tracking control.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: NuFlare Technology, Inc.
    Inventor: Hiroshi Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20210358462
    Abstract: The musical instrument tuner includes: a sensor device that is attached to a musical instrument; and an operation device that is able to perform wireless communication mutually with the sensor device, in which the sensor device includes an acceleration sensor that has at least two detection axes, frequency detection means for detecting, as a detected frequency, a frequency of a vibration of musical sound generated through an operation of the musical instrument based on an output from the acceleration sensor, and sensor-side communication means for transmitting transmission information including information regarding the detected frequency to the operation device, and the operation device includes operation-side communication means for receiving the transmission information transmitted from the sensor device, display means, and control means for generating tuning information of the musical instrument and causing the display means to display the tuning information based on the transmission information received
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2021
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Applicants: Gotoh Gut Co., Ltd., Gunma Prefecture
    Inventors: Atsushi KAJIHARA, Masaki GOTOH, Hiroshi MIYAJIMA, Osamu NIIJIMA, Yuta UCHIUMI, Makoto MATSUMOTO, Kento SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20210358323
    Abstract: In a musical performance support system including a sensor device that is attached to a musical instrument and an operation device that is able to perform wireless communication mutually with the sensor device and is able to perform communication with an instructor terminal of an instructor via a server, the sensor device transmits a detection signal detected by an acceleration sensor that has at least to detection axes to the operation device, the operation device generates practice result information of musical performance of a user using the musical instrument and transmits the practice result information to the server, and the operation device receives guidance information in response to the practice result information from the instructor terminal through the server and causes display means to display the guidance information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2021
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Applicants: Ginga Software Co., Ltd., Gunma Prefecture
    Inventors: Atsushi KAJIHARA, Masaki GOTOH, Hiroshi MIYAJIMA, Osamu NIIJIMA, Yuta UCHIUMI, Makoto MATSUMOTO, Kento SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20210357635
    Abstract: A similarity calculation unit (213) treats each of a plurality of classifications as a target classification, and calculates a similarity between a reference feature value, which is a feature value extracted from image data of the target classification, and a recognition feature value, which is a feature value extracted from recognition target data, which is image data to be recognized. An influence calculation unit (214) calculates an influence on the similarity with regard to each partial image of the recognition target data by taking as input the similarity with regard to each of the classifications and the recognition feature value. A feature identification unit (215) changes the recognition feature value in accordance with the influence.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2021
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Eri KATAOKA, Hiroshi YOKOCHI, Mitsuhiro MATSUMOTO, Mikihito KANNO, Takamichi KOIDE, Yosuke WATANABE
  • Patent number: 11174577
    Abstract: A brushed circular knitted fabric has double loops stacked with at least two kinds of synthetic fiber multifilaments, wherein at least one surface of the circular knitted fabric has undergone brush processing, and the FT index represented by the equation (T2/T1) [T1: thickness (of one layer) according to a method prescribed by JIS, T2: thickness according to the same method prescribed by JIS at a state where the fabric is folded in two] is 2.1 or greater. The brushed circular knitted fabric has resiliency feeling and stretchability suitable for use in a coat or jacket, and is excellent in physical properties such as pilling resistance and changes in dimensions with washing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignees: Mitsukawa & Co., Ltd., Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Shigeto Matsumoto, Hiroshi Tanaka, Masanobu Sato, Takashi Kawasaki
  • Patent number: 11170976
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a multi-beam writing method includes acquiring a plurality of pieces of position deviation data corresponding to a plurality of parameter values of a parameter that change position deviation amount of each beam of multi-beam irradiated on a substrate, calculating a plurality of pieces of reference coefficient data corresponding to each of the plurality of pieces of position deviation data, calculating coefficient data corresponding to a parameter value at an irradiation position of the multi-beam on the substrate using the plurality of pieces of reference coefficient data corresponding to the plurality of parameter values, modulating an irradiation amount of each beam of the multi-beam for each shot using the coefficient data, and writing a pattern by irradiating the substrate with each beam of at least a part of the multi-beam having the modulated irradiation amounts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: NuFlare Technology, Inc.
    Inventor: Hiroshi Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 11148515
    Abstract: A driving device for an electric truck which can obtain good ride quality by decreasing the unsprung weight while achieving the adequate fuel efficiency performance by improving the power transmission efficiency and which can improve the mountability of a battery. The driving device includes a driving unit that accommodates therein a motor, a gearbox, and a differential device. The driving unit is supported by a first support part with respect to a ladder frame. Drive shafts coupled to the differential device are accommodated in hollow members. The hollow members are elastically supported by a second support part with respect to the ladder frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Daimler AG
    Inventors: Maki Ito, Hiroshi Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 11145489
    Abstract: Provided is a multi-charged-particle beam writing apparatus including: an emitter emitting a charged particle beam; a first shaping aperture array substrate having a plurality of first apertures and forming first multiple beams by passing a part of the charged particle beam through the first apertures, respectively; a second shaping aperture array substrate having second apertures formed at positions corresponding to the respective first apertures and forming second multiple beams by passing at least a part of each of the first multiple beams through corresponding the second apertures, respectively; a blanking aperture array having third apertures formed at positions corresponding to the respective second apertures and including blankers disposed in the respective third apertures to perform blanking deflection on the respective beams of the corresponding second multiple beams; a movable mechanism moving at least one of the first shaping aperture array substrate and the second shaping aperture array substrate;
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: NuFlare Technology, Inc.
    Inventor: Hiroshi Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20210309476
    Abstract: An image reading device includes a magnetizer that magnetizes a metal object attached to a document, a magnetism detector that is disposed on the downstream side of the magnetizer in a document transport direction from a document stacking table toward the document transport path and detects residual magnetism of the metal object, and a metal object accompaniment determination unit that determines whether or not the metal object is attached to the document based on a detection result by the magnetism detector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hirotsugu FUSAYASU, Ryo MATSUBARA, Hidetoshi IKEDA, Genki TOKUNAGA, Hiroshi KUSUDA, Terumi TSUDA, Takeshi MATSUMOTO
  • Patent number: 11139146
    Abstract: A set of aperture substrates for multiple beams includes a first shaping aperture array substrate including a plurality of first openings, the first shaping aperture array substrate being irradiated with a charged particle beam in a region in which the first openings are formed whereby first multiple beams are formed with a part of the charged particle beams having passed respectively through the first openings, and a second shaping aperture array substrate including a plurality of second openings through which corresponding first multiple beam passes respectively whereby second multiple beams are formed. Each of the second multiple beams is shaped by a pair of opposite sides of the first opening and a pair of opposite sides of the second opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: NuFlare Technology, Inc.
    Inventor: Hiroshi Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20210300702
    Abstract: A sheet feeding device includes a sheet feeding portion, a side end regulating portion, a feeding portion, first and second feeding roller pairs, an abutment member, an obliquely feeding roller pair, and first and second contact-and-separation mechanisms. Feeding of a long sheet is stopped after the sheet is fed to an upstream side of the second feeding roller pair by the feeding portion, and then is resumed in a state in which the first feeding roller pair is changed from a separated state to a feedable state and in a state in which the obliquely feeding roller pair is put in a separated state, and then the sheet is fed to the second feeding roller pair. A short sheet fed by the first feeding roller pair is obliquely fed by the obliquely feeding roller pair and then is fed to the second feeding roller pair.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Nakagawa, Isao Kannari, HIroshi Saito, Keitaro Taoka, Hajime Sekiguchi, Kouyou Tamura, So Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20210305319
    Abstract: This technology relates to a solid-state image sensor configured to make smaller the chip size of a CIS that uses an organic photoelectric conversion film, and to an electronic apparatus. A solid-state image sensor according to a first aspect of this technology is characterized in that it includes a first substrate and a second substrate stacked one on top of the other and a first organic photoelectric conversion film formed on the first substrate and that a latch circuit is formed on the second substrate. This technology may be applied to back-illuminated CISs, for example.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 17, 2017
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: AKIRA MATSUMOTO, HIROSHI TAYANAKA
  • Publication number: 20210302551
    Abstract: A light detector according to an embodiment includes a light receiver and a controller. The controller is configured to set first and second light-receiving regions. The first light-receiving region includes first and second pixel regions. The second light-receiving region includes a third pixel region. An area of the third pixel region is larger than a total area of the first and second pixel regions. The light receiver is configured to, when light is applied: cause each of the first and second pixel regions within the first light-receiving region to individually output a signal; and cause the third pixel region within the second light-receiving region to output signals collectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2020
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Hiroshi KUBOTA, Nobu MATSUMOTO
  • Patent number: 11130760
    Abstract: Disclosed is a crystalline form of sepiapterin, a method of preparing the crystalline form, pharmaceutical compositions containing the crystalline form, and a method for treating patients with a disease associated with low intracellular BH4 levels or with dysfunction of various BH4 dependent metabolic pathways, which involves administering to the patient an effective amount of the crystalline form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: PTC Therapeutics MP, Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Yoshino, Taichi Komoda, Yuichi Shiro, Shunichi Murata, Takayoshi Matsumoto, Kaito Kishimoto, Daniel E. Levy
  • Publication number: 20210296074
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a multi-beam blanking device includes a semiconductor substrate, an insulating film that is disposed on the semiconductor substrate, an antistatic film that is disposed on the insulating film, a plurality of cells each of which is related to a through-hole that penetrate the semiconductor substrate and the insulating film and each of which includes a blanking electrode and a ground electrode that are disposed on the insulating film, and a ground wiring line that is disposed in the insulating film. The antistatic film and the ground wiring line are connected to each other at a joint that extends through the insulating film on the ground wiring line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: NuFlare Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroshi YAMASHITA, Yoshikuni GOSHIMA, Hirofumi MORITA, Hiroshi MATSUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210293957
    Abstract: A light detector according to an embodiment includes a light receiver and a controller. The light receiver includes sensors and pixels. The sensors are arranged two-dimensionally on a substrate. The controller is configured to set a light-receiving region in which the sensors are selectively turned on in the light receiver. The controller sets first and second light-receiving regions. The first and second light-receiving regions include first and second pixel, respectively. The second light-receiving region is arranged away from an optical axis of laser light received by the light receiver. The controller, after turning on each of the first pixel and the second pixel, is further configured to turn off the second pixel in a state in which the first pixel is turned on.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2020
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventors: Hiroshi KUBOTA, Nobu MATSUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210293475
    Abstract: A helium circulation system includes a refrigerator configured to cool a gas refrigerant into a liquid refrigerant; a first path configured to feed the liquid refrigerant from the refrigerator to a Dewar; a second path configured to feed the gas refrigerant from the Dewar to a vaporized gas collector via the refrigerator; a third path configured to feed the gas refrigerant from the vaporized gas collector to the refrigerator; a fourth path configured to feed the gas refrigerant from the Dewar to the vaporized gas collector without via the refrigerator; and a control unit configured to feed the liquid refrigerant through the first path while feeding the gas refrigerant through the third path when the refrigerator is driven, and feed the gas refrigerant through the second path while feeding the gas refrigerant the fourth path, when the refrigerator is stopped.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicants: Ricoh Company, Ltd., Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation
    Inventors: Shunichi MATSUMOTO, Kunio KAZAMI, Jun KONDO, Hiroshi KUBOTA, Takahiro UMENO, Shoji TAKAMI, Kenji IWAMOTO, Yujiro HOTEI
  • Publication number: 20210293467
    Abstract: A cryogenic refrigerator includes a cooling unit and a magnetic shielding unit. The cooling unit is configured to cool a refrigerant. The magnetic shielding unit covers around. the cooling unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicants: Ricoh Company, Ltd., Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation
    Inventors: Jun KONDO, Kunio KAZAMI, Hiroshi KUBOTA, Shunichi MATSUMOTO, Takahiro UMENO, Syoji TAKAMI, Takuji ITO