Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Okubo

Hiroshi Okubo 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: 20210130595
    Abstract: The present invention provides an innerliner rubber composition having an excellent balance of sheet processability and air retention properties, and a pneumatic tire including the rubber composition. The present invention relates to an innerliner rubber composition, containing a rubber component; a mixture of a fatty acid metal salt and a fatty acid amide; an oil; and a C5 petroleum resin, the rubber component including, based on 100% by mass thereof, at least 70% by mass of a butyl-based rubber, the mixture being present in an amount of 0.8 to 3.2 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the rubber component, the mixture, the oil, and the C5 petroleum resin being present in a combined amount of 6.0 to 16.0 parts by mass per 100 parts by mass of the rubber component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2018
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi ITO, Sakae OKUBO, Kei KOHARA
  • Patent number: 10995696
    Abstract: An engine includes: a crankcase; a cover that is connected to the crankcase at a mating surface of the cover inclined toward an inner side in a vehicle width direction in going downward when the engine is mounted to a vehicle body, the cover covering a protruding end of a rotary shaft; and attachment bosses that are formed to be integral with the cover, have a predetermined height from the mating surface, and accept fastening members for fastening the cover to the crankcase. Accordingly, when mounted on a two-wheeled motor vehicle, the engine can restrain protrusion in the vehicle width direction and can be disposed at a position as low as possible with reference to the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kensuke Mori, Yoshitaka Nukada, Hiroshi Yokota, Chiharu Kawai, Toshiaki Deguchi, Fumiaki Okubo
  • Patent number: 10663373
    Abstract: A misfire detecting device for an engine is provided, which includes a processor configured to execute a cylinder operation controlling module to switch an engine operation mode from an all-cylinder operation to a reduced-cylinder operation in which operation of one or some of cylinders are suspended, when an execution condition of the reduced-cylinder operation is satisfied, a misfire detecting module to detect a possibility of misfire occurrence based on an angular speed variation of the engine, and a centrifugal damping part configured to reduce vibration caused by the engine. When a possible misfire state is detected by the misfire detecting module during the reduced-cylinder operation, the cylinder operation controlling module executes an operating-cylinder increase control in which the number of operating cylinders is increased. When the possible misfire state is continuously detected after the operating-cylinder increase control, the misfire detecting module detects the engine misfire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Mazda Motor Corporation
    Inventors: Shin Miura, Akio Saiki, Hiroshi Okubo, Kuninori Suzuki, Kenichi Ogasawara
  • Publication number: 20180340863
    Abstract: A misfire detecting device for an engine is provided, which includes a processor configured to execute a cylinder operation controlling module to switch an engine operation mode from an all-cylinder operation to a reduced-cylinder operation in which operation of one or some of cylinders are suspended, when an execution condition of the reduced-cylinder operation is satisfied, a misfire detecting module to detect a possibility of misfire occurrence based on an angular speed variation of the engine, and a centrifugal damping part configured to reduce vibration caused by the engine. When a possible misfire state is detected by the misfire detecting module during the reduced-cylinder operation, the cylinder operation controlling module executes an operating-cylinder increase control in which the number of operating cylinders is increased. When the possible misfire state is continuously detected after the operating-cylinder increase control, the misfire detecting module detects the engine misfire.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2018
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Inventors: Shin Miura, Akio Saiki, Hiroshi Okubo, Kuninori Suzuki, Kenichi Ogasawara
  • Publication number: 20160352610
    Abstract: It is possible to easily acquire information on an available communication interface from a device in the case where a device on a network is searched for. A communication apparatus having a plurality of communication interfaces, including: a determination unit configured to determine, in the case where one of the plurality of communication interfaces receives a request requesting information on a communication interface, whether the one communication interface is a communication interface for a wireless LAN or a communication interface for a wired LAN; and a response unit configured to transmit a response for the request, which includes the determination results, to the source of transmission of the request.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2016
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Inventor: Hiroshi Okubo
  • Patent number: 9507611
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus includes a first controller, a second controller, and plural devices. The first controller executes a first operating system. The second controller executes a second operating system. The plural devices are controlled by the second controller. The first controller includes a first conversion unit, a command writing unit, a status reading unit, a second conversion unit, a status disposal unit, and a reset unit. The first conversion unit converts a function which is called by a process into a command. The command writing unit writes the command to a storage region of the second controller. The status reading unit reads a status. The second conversion unit converts the read status into a return value, and returns the return value to the process. The status disposal unit disposes of, for each communication channel, the read status. The reset unit resets, for each communication channel, software and a device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroshi Okubo
  • Publication number: 20160224355
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus includes a first controller, a second controller, and plural devices. The first controller executes a first operating system. The second controller executes a second operating system. The plural devices are controlled by the second controller. The first controller includes a first conversion unit, a command writing unit, a status reading unit, a second conversion unit, a status disposal unit, and a reset unit. The first conversion unit converts a function which is called by a process into a command. The command writing unit writes the command to a storage region of the second controller. The status reading unit reads a status. The second conversion unit converts the read status into a return value, and returns the return value to the process. The status disposal unit disposes of, for each communication channel, the read status. The reset unit resets, for each communication channel, software and a device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2015
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hiroshi OKUBO
  • Publication number: 20150242173
    Abstract: When a printer apparatus is allowed to execute a printing of a document using paper based on a print setting set by the user, the following processes are executed in order to allow the user to recognize a paper saving print setting. Whether or not there is a print setting which can save an amount of paper compared to the print setting set by the user is determined. If it is determined that a paper saving print setting exists, the user is notified of such a paper saving print setting.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2015
    Publication date: August 27, 2015
    Inventors: Yasuo Kurata, Tadanobu Fujita, Hiroshi Shintoku, Hiroshi Okubo, Tetsuhide Takasaki
  • Patent number: 9058140
    Abstract: When a printer apparatus is allowed to execute a printing of a document using paper based on a print setting set by the user, the following processes are executed in order to allow the user to recognize a paper saving print setting. Whether or not there is a print setting which can save an amount of paper compared to the print setting set by the user is determined. If it is determined that a paper saving print setting exists, the user is notified of such a paper saving print setting.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2015
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yasuo Kurata, Tadanobu Fujita, Hiroshi Shintoku, Hiroshi Okubo, Tetsuhide Takasaki
  • Patent number: 8953614
    Abstract: To set an IP address to an apparatus existing beyond a router, a first apparatus requests a second apparatus via the router to set an IP address to a third apparatus. Upon reception of the request, the second apparatus sets to the third apparatus the IP address instructed by the first apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2015
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Hiroshi Okubo
  • Patent number: 8916125
    Abstract: A method for producing a semiconductor diamond containing boron by the high pressure synthesis method, wherein a graphite material to be converted to the semiconductor diamond is mixed with boron or a boron compound, formed and fired, in such a way that the resultant graphite material contains a boron component uniformly dispersed therein and has an enhanced bulk density, a high purity and a reduced content of hydrogen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2001
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2014
    Assignee: Toyo Tanso Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Osamu Fukunaga, Hiroshi Okubo, Toshiaki Sogabe, Tetsuro Tojo
  • Patent number: 8714562
    Abstract: A lip type end face sealing device having excellent sealability to different kinds of liquids on both sides in the axial direction and having excellent durability. A case is tight fitted to an inner peripheral face of a housing and includes case members. One pair of seal lips is integrally fitted to inner peripheral flange parts, positioned oppositely each other in the axial direction, and opened in a tapered shape. One pair of the seal lips is slidably contacted with flange parts of slingers tight fitted to an outer periphery of a rotary shaft. Pressure in seal internal spaces between the seal lips is released through a vent hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: NOK Corporation
    Inventors: Takehiro Nakagawa, Akihiro Sato, Tetsuo Tasaki, Hiromi Takahashi, Junya Hoshi, Hiroshi Okubo, Masahiro Anzai
  • Publication number: 20120294190
    Abstract: To set an IP address to an apparatus existing beyond a router, a first apparatus requests a second apparatus via the router to set an IP address to a third apparatus. Upon reception of the request, the second apparatus sets to the third apparatus the IP address instructed by the first apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2012
    Publication date: November 22, 2012
    Applicant: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Hiroshi Okubo
  • Patent number: 8245834
    Abstract: A transport system of this disclosure includes a transporter for forming a plurality of transport paths from a transport source to a transport destination and transporting a work via a transport path selected from the plurality of transport paths, a controller for controlling the transport, and a reader for, when the work has arrived at a branch point in the transport path, reading out, from a storage medium, transport path information representing a transport direction of the work at the branch point in the transport path, the storage medium being provided on the work and storing the transport path information. The controller controls the transport to transport the work in the transport direction of the work at the branch point represented by the transport path information read out by the reader.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2012
    Assignee: Hirata Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Okubo, Hirofumi Kinoshita, Hiroshi Hori, Tsugumitsu Kandabashi
  • Patent number: 8098398
    Abstract: A printing system configured to set a segment unit size serving as a unit of a display area for displaying, as images, a list of pages which form the document; acquire a width and a height of each page image from the document data; calculate, when a value of a ratio of the width and the height of the page acquired in the acquiring exceeds a predetermined value, a display area size having a display region larger than the segment unit size; determine, for a page having the value of the ratio exceeding the predetermined value, an enlargement/reduction ratio so as to fit the page into the display area size; and display, a list of pages which form the document, by enlarging or reducing the page based on the enlargement/reduction ratio determined in the determining and displaying the page in a display screen at the display area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2012
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Tetsuhide Takasaki, Tadanobu Fujita, Hiroshi Shintoku, Hiroshi Okubo, Yasuo Kurata
  • Publication number: 20100314837
    Abstract: A lip type end face sealing device having excellent sealability to different kinds of liquids on both sides in the axial direction and having excellent durability. A case is tight fitted to an inner peripheral face of a housing and includes case members. One pair of seal lips is integrally fitted to inner peripheral flange parts, positioned oppositely each other in the axial direction, and opened in a tapered shape. One pair of the seal lips is slidably contacted with flange parts of slingers tight fitted to an outer periphery of a rotary shaft. Pressure in seal internal spaces between the seal lips is released through a vent hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2010
    Publication date: December 16, 2010
    Applicant: NOK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takehiro Nakagawa, Akihiro Sato, Tetsuo Tasaki, Hiromi Takahashi, Junya Hoshi, Hiroshi Okubo, Masahiro Anzai
  • Patent number: 7806412
    Abstract: An objective of the present invention is to provide a lip type end face sealing device 6 having excellent sealability to different kinds of liquids on the both sides in the axial direction and having excellent durability. A case 61 tight fitted to an inner peripheral face 2a of a housing 2 comprises case members 611 and 612. One pair of seal lips 62 and 63 is integrally fitted to inner peripheral flange parts 611b and 612b, positioned oppositely each other in the axial direction, and opened in a tapered shape. One pair of the seal lips 62 and 63 is slidably contacted with flange parts 64b and 65b of slingers 64 and 65 tight fitted to an outer periphery of a rotary shaft 3. Pressure in seal internal spaces S2 between the both seal lips 62 and 63 and the both slingers 64 and 65 is released through a vent hole 22 opened on the inner peripheral face 2a of the housing 2, an air hole 611c opened on the case 61, and between the case members 611 and 612.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2010
    Assignee: NOK Corporation
    Inventors: Takehiro Nakagawa, Akihiro Sato, Tetsuo Tasaki, Hiromi Takahashi, Junya Hoshi, Hiroshi Okubo, Masahiro Anzai
  • Publication number: 20100231960
    Abstract: When a printer apparatus is allowed to execute a printing of a document using paper based on a print setting set by the user, the following processes are executed in order to allow the user to recognize a paper saving print setting. Whether or not there is a print setting which can save an amount of paper compared to the print setting set by the user is determined. If it is determined that a paper saving print setting exists, the user is notified of such a paper saving print setting.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2010
    Publication date: September 16, 2010
    Applicant: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yasuo Kurata, Tadanobu Fujita, Hiroshi Shintoku, Hiroshi Okubo, Tetsuhide Takasaki
  • Publication number: 20090265031
    Abstract: An automatic warehouse 1 includes a plurality of shelves 50 and a conveyance device 20. The plurality of shelves 50 are arranged in a horizontal direction and in a single level or in a plurality of levels and adapted to store storage objects. The conveyance device 20 is adapted to transfer the storage objects between the same and each of the plurality of shelves 50. All of the plurality of shelves 50 are implemented by a plurality of shelves 50 provided in a plurality of carriages 60 capable of moving between the inside of the automatic warehouse and the outside of the automatic warehouse. By use of the plurality of carriages 60 which also function as storage shelves, there can be provided an automatic warehouse having high degree of freedom and good storage efficiency, enabling efficient use of factory space, and being capable of coping with cell production.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2007
    Publication date: October 22, 2009
    Applicant: HIRATA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Katsuyoshi Tachibana, Motoyasu Ohata, Yoichi Hirasawa, Hiroshi Okubo, Mitsuhiro Kato
  • Publication number: 20090183969
    Abstract: A transport system of this invention includes a transport means for forming a plurality of transport paths from a transport source to a transport destination and transporting a work via a transport path selected from the plurality of transport paths, a control means for controlling the transport means, and a read means for, when the work has arrived at a branch point in the transport path, reading out, from a storage medium, transport path information representing a transport direction of the work at the branch point in the transport path, the storage medium being provided on the work and storing the transport path information. The control means controls the transport means to transport the work in the transport direction of the work at the branch point represented by the transport path information read out by the read means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2007
    Publication date: July 23, 2009
    Applicants: Hirata Corporation, Hirata Software Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Okubo, Hirofumi Kinoshita, Hiroshi Hori, Tsugumitsu Kandabashi