Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Shimizu

Hiroshi Shimizu 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: 20210113556
    Abstract: The present invention provides a heterocyclic compound represented by the general formula (1): The compound of the present invention has a wide treatment spectrum for mental disorders including central nervous system disorders, no side effects and high safety.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi YAMASHITA, Nobuaki ITO, Shin MIYAMURA, Kunio OSHIMA, Jun MATSUBARA, Hideaki KURODA, Haruka TAKAHASHI, Satoshi SHIMIZU, Tatsuyoshi TANAKA
  • Patent number: 10982767
    Abstract: A piston ring which is resinous includes an annular main body portion having an inner peripheral surface and an outer peripheral surface facing each other and a pair of side surfaces interconnecting the inner peripheral surface and the outer peripheral surface and a joint portion 3 formed in the main body portion. The joint portion has a step shape when viewed from at least one of the pair of side surfaces and the outer peripheral surface. The outer peripheral surface has a tapered surface having an outer diameter increasing from a side of one side surface of the pair of side surfaces of the main body portion toward a side of the other side surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Inventors: Hiroshi Shimizu, Takayuki Yoguchi, Takayuki Kondo, Masaaki Fujita
  • Publication number: 20210104242
    Abstract: A speech recognition device includes a sound input section, a sound output section, a communication control section that performs data transmission and reception with at least one of other recognition devices, a conversation-mode executing section that transmits sound data input to each of the other recognition devices and outputs sound data received from each of the other recognition devices, a speech recognition section that converts the sound input into text data, a hot word detecting section that detects a conversation activation hot word from the text data to activate the conversation-mode executing section, and a command transmitting section that transmits a control command to each of the other recognition devices. If the hot word detecting section detects the conversation activation hot word, the command transmitting section transmits the control command to activate a conversation-mode executing section provided in each of the other recognition devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2018
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventors: Yasunobu HASHIMOTO, Ikuya ARAI, Satoru TAKASHIMIZU, Kazuhiko YOSHIZAWA, Hiroshi SHIMIZU, Sadao TSURUGA, Osamu KAWAMAE
  • Patent number: 10967554
    Abstract: An extruder screw includes a screw main body, conveyance portions, barrier portions, and paths. The raw materials, the conveyance of which is limited by the barrier portions, flow in from the entrance. The raw materials flowing in from the entrance flow through the paths in an opposite direction to a conveyance direction of the conveyance portions. The exit is opened in the outer circumferential surface of the screw main body at a position on an upstream side in the conveyance direction in the conveyance portions in which the entrance is opened.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignees: Toshiba Kikai Kabushiki Kaisha, HSP TECHNOLOGIES INC.
    Inventors: Akiyoshi Kobayashi, Shigeyuki Fujii, Takafumi Sameshima, Hiroshi Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10971914
    Abstract: The heat dissipation of a circuit assembly is improved. A circuit assembly includes: a relay that includes a terminal and generates heat when energized/as a result of energization/due to being energized; a base member to which the relay is attached and in which a through hole is formed; a heat dissipation member that is provided on a side of the base member opposite to a side on which the relay is attached; a first busbar that is connected to the terminal of the relay at a position spaced apart from the base member; and a heat transfer member that is inserted into the through hole so as to be movable in a direction along the axial direction of the through hole, and that comes into contact with the first busbar and the heat dissipation member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. <
    Inventors: Yuki Fujimura, Ryoya Okamoto, Hiroshi Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20210095691
    Abstract: A centrifugal compressor includes a passage forming member being arranged in a rear side of an impeller fixed to a tip side of a rotor shaft, and forming a passage, together with a scroll member, and a casing member disposed adjacent to an opposite side of the passage forming member from the impeller along an axial direction. The passage forming member has a first protrusion, and the casing member has a second protrusion. The first protrusion and the second protrusion are fixed to each other by a bolt member inserted from an outside in a radial direction toward an inside in the radial direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Inventors: Shin YANAGISAWA, Nobuyori YAGI, Hiroshi SHIMIZU
  • Patent number: 10962859
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus has: an imaging optical system; an imaging element configured to receive light transmitted through the imaging optical system to generate an electric signal; a main body; a display device provided on a back face of the main body and capable of displaying an image generated on the basis of the electric signal generated by the imaging element; and an electronic viewfinder provided inside the main body and capable of displaying the image generated on the basis of the electric signal generated by the imaging element, wherein an eyepiece part of the electronic viewfinder is provided to a transmissive region of the display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: MAXELL, LTD.
    Inventors: Takuya Shimizu, Hiroshi Shimizu, Ryuji Nishimura
  • Publication number: 20210079172
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a resin composition including an acrylic polymer (A) and a thermosetting resin (B), wherein a phase separation structure of a first phase containing the acrylic polymer (A) and a second phase containing the thermosetting resin (B) is formed, and an average domain size of the second phase is 20 ?m or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: Yuya HIRAYAMA, Takayo KITAJIMA, Kenichi TOMIOKA, Keisuke KUSHIDA, Minoru KAKITANI, Hiroshi SHIMIZU
  • Patent number: 10940674
    Abstract: The present invention provides a resin varnish, a prepreg, a laminate and a printed wiring board, using a thermosetting resin composition having high heat resistance, low relative permittivity, high metal foil adhesion, high glass transition temperature and low thermal expansion and excellent in moldability and platability. Specifically, the resin varnish contains (A) a maleimide compound, (B) an epoxy resin, (C) a copolymer resin having a structural unit derived from an aromatic vinyl compound and a structural unit derived from a maleic anhydride, (D) a silica treated with an aminosilane coupling agent, and (G) an organic solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: SHOWA DENKO MATERIALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshikatsu Shiraokawa, Minoru Kakitani, Hiroshi Shimizu, Keisuke Kushida, Tatsunori Kaneko
  • Patent number: 10923292
    Abstract: Provided is a wiring module configured to be attached to a plurality of power storage elements that are arranged side-by-side, the wiring module including a plurality of electric wires, and a plurality of coupling units in which the plurality of electric wires are routed. A left coupling unit of the plurality of coupling units has a left routing portion in which at least one of the plurality of electric wires is routed, and a center coupling unit adjacent to the left coupling unit of the plurality of coupling units has a center routing portion in which at least one of the plurality of electric wires is routed. The left routing portion is provided with a left engagement portion, and the center routing portion is provided with a center engagement receiving portion that engages with the left engagement portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoki Idota, Ryouya Okamoto, Hiroshi Shimizu, Hitoshi Takeda
  • Patent number: 10915220
    Abstract: This input terminal device 1 for receiving a user operation via a position input object PS is provided with: a position detection unit 106 which detects the position of the position input object; a display unit 109a which displays a cursor; and an operation processing control unit 1024 which causes operation processing to be performed. The operation processing control unit has a plurality of operation modes and one of these modes includes a state M0 in which the operation processing control unit does not cause any operation processing to be performed, except for movement of the cursor in accordance with the position of the position input object. The operation processing control unit is configured to switch between the plurality of operation modes when the user has performed a specific operation by means of the position input object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: MAXELL, LTD.
    Inventors: Motoyuki Suzuki, Yasunobu Hashimoto, Nobuo Masuoka, Hiroshi Shimizu, Kazuhiko Yoshizawa, Mitsunobu Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20210024741
    Abstract: To provide a thermosetting resin composition that has low elasticity, high heat resistance, high elongation under an ordinary temperature environment and a high temperature environment, high electric insulation reliability, and high adhesion strength to a metal foil, and is capable of providing a prepreg that is excellent in crack resistance; a prepreg including the thermosetting resin composition; a metal foil with a resin including the thermosetting resin composition and a metal foil laminated on each other; a laminate including the prepreg or the metal foil with a resin; a printed wiring board including the laminate; and a semiconductor package including the printed wiring board. Specifically, the thermosetting resin composition contains (A) a phenol-based resin, and the component (A) contains (A-1) a phenol-based resin having an aliphatic hydrocarbon group having 10 to 25 carbon atoms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: Yuya HIRAYAMA, Keisuke KUSHIDA, Kenichi TOMIOKA, Hiroshi SHIMIZU
  • Patent number: 10893616
    Abstract: Disclosed is a production method of a multi-layered printed wiring board, including the following steps 1 to 3: Step 1: a step of laminating, on a substrate with inner layer circuit, a metal foil with adhesive layer including a support, a metal foil having a thickness of 3 ?m or less and ? or less relative to the thickness of the inner layer circuit, and an organic adhesive layer having a thickness of 10 ?m or less in this order, via an organic insulating resin layer such that the organic insulating resin layer and the organic adhesive layer are opposed to each other, and then releasing the support to form a laminated sheet (a) having the metal foil as an outer layer metal foil layer; Step 2: a step of irradiating the laminated sheet (a) with a laser to bore the outer layer metal foil layer, the organic adhesive layer, and the organic insulating resin layer to form a bored laminated sheet (b) having a blind via hole; and Step 3: a step of forming an outer layer circuit connected with the inner layer circui
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Showa Denko Materials Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Onozeki, Tsubasa Inoue, Katsuji Yamagishi, Hiroshi Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20200411075
    Abstract: An apparatus is described. The apparatus according to an embodiment includes a voltage dividing resistor circuit formed on a semiconductor substrate and including first and second resistors and first and second selector switches. The first and second resistors and the first and second selector switches are arranged with one of first and second layouts. The first layout is such that the first and second selector switches are placed between the first and second resistors. The second layout is such that the first and second resistors are placed between the first and second selector switches.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: Micron Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Takayori Hamada, Yuki Miura, Hiroshi Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20200389691
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes two cameras and detects a second point and a third point with respect to a first point from photographed video, the first point indicating a camera reference position, the second point indicating a user reference position, the third point indicating a position of a finger of the user; sets a virtual plane space to a fourth point in a space, the fourth point being positioned apart from the second point by a predetermined length in a first direction; determines a predetermined operation on a basis of a degree of entrance of the finger with respect to the virtual plane space; controls an operation of the display apparatus on a basis of operational input information; determines an adjusting operation against the virtual plane space by the user; and changes at least one of a position, a size, or inclination of the virtual plane space in real time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2017
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Kazuhiko YOSHIZAWA, Yasunobu HASHIMOTO, Hiroshi SHIMIZU, Tomonori NOMURA, Kaneyuki OKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200377980
    Abstract: Provided is a hot-rolled and annealed ferritic stainless steel sheet excellent in surface quality after bending work has been performed. A hot-rolled and annealed ferritic stainless steel sheet has a thickness of 5.0 mm or more and a chemical composition containing, by mass %, C: 0.001% to 0.025%, Si: 0.05% to 0.70%, Mn: 0.05% to 0.50%, P: 0.050% or less, S: 0.01% or less, Cr: 10.0% to 18.0%, Ni: 0.01% to 1.00%, Al: 0.001% to 0.10%, N: 0.001% to 0.025%, Ti: 0.01% to 0.40%, and a balance of Fe and inevitable impurities, in which a difference between maximum and minimum values of an average crystal grain diameter determined by using measuring method 1 is 50 ?m or less, and in which a difference between maximum and minimum values of a crystal grain elongation rate determined by using measuring method 2 is 5.0 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicant: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Hidetaka Kawabe, Mitsuyuki Fujisawa, Hiroshi Shimizu, Tomohiko Uchino
  • Patent number: 10856423
    Abstract: Provided are a prepreg including two or more fiber substrate layers and one or more resin composition layers, in which at least one of the one or more resin composition layers has a fiber substrate layer on each of both surfaces thereof, a printed circuit board using the prepreg and a method of producing the printed circuit board, and a semiconductor package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: SHOWA DENKO MATERIALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuji Tosaka, Takeshi Saitoh, Yukio Nakamura, Ryohta Sasaki, Hiroshi Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10851079
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a compound having excellent antibacterial activity against mycobacterium tuberculosis, multidrug-resistant tuberculosis bacteria, and/or non-tuberculous acid-fast bacteria. A compound represented by formula [I]: (in the formula, each symbol is as described in the attached specification), or a salt thereof can be used to diagnose, prevent, and/or treat tuberculosis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: OTSUKA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshikazu Kawano, Hiroshi Shimizu, Shunpei Ishikawa, Isao Takemura, Norimitsu Hariguchi, Miki Matsuba, Makoto Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20200349212
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a suitable user-friendliness to a user regarding a recommendation of application software on a portable information terminal. In order to accomplish the purpose, this portable information terminal is configured to set an application as a recommendation candidate when the status of the portable information terminal matches a condition corresponding to the application, and recommend the application when the application further matches a pre-set recommendation permitting condition. Hence, the portable information terminal and the application recommending method thereof capable of providing a preferable user-friendliness to the user can be provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Yasunobu HASHIMOTO, Kazuhiko Yoshizawa, Nobuo Masuoka, Motoyuki Suzuki, Hiroshi Shimizu, Hideyuki Kuwajima
  • Publication number: 20200351431
    Abstract: An imaging method is provided that includes: taking an image of an object to generate an image signal of the object; generating a taken image of the object on a basis of the image signal; detecting motion information of the object on the basis of the image signal; taking an image of the object on a basis of the motion information multiple times so as to differentiate an exposure amount thereof; and generating an HDR synthetic image of the object on the basis of a plurality of image signals whose exposure amounts are different from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: MAXELL, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi SHIMIZU, Akira ISHIYAMA, Kazuhiko YOSHIZAWA, Yasunobu HASHIMOTO, Motoyuki SUZUKI, Mitsunobu WATANABE