Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Taguchi

Hiroshi Taguchi 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: 10942478
    Abstract: A device includes a rotator having a rotation axis, a belt, a nip forming member surrounded by the belt, a holder holding the nip forming member, a first stay supporting the holder, an urging member urging the first stay toward the rotator, a second stay, and a connector. The nip forming member is configured to, with the rotator, pinch the belt to form a nip. The first stay extends in a width direction parallel to the rotation axis. The second stay is positioned upstream of the first stay in a moving direction of the belt at the nip. The moving direction is perpendicular to the width direction. The connector extends through at least one of the first stay and the second stay to connect the first stay to the second stay.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kazuna Taguchi, Hiroshi Handa, Shuhei Fukue, Tomonori Watanabe, Kenji Takeuchi, Tatsuo Ogasawara
  • Patent number: 10928762
    Abstract: A device includes a rotator, a belt facing the rotator and having an outer peripheral surface which contacts the rotator to form a nip therebetween, a first pad configured to press the belt toward the rotator to form one part of the nip, a second pad configured to press the belt toward the rotator, to form another part of the nip, a holder holding the first pad and the second pad, a stay supporting the holder, and an urging member urging the stay toward the rotator in an urging direction. The second pad is located upstream of the first pad in a conveyance direction in the nip orthogonal to the urging direction. At least a portion of a contact area between the stay and the holder is located downstream of a center of the nip and upstream of a front edge of the first pad in the conveyance direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kazuna Taguchi, Tomonori Watanabe, Kenji Takeuchi, Hiroshi Handa, Mingguang Zhang, Shuhei Fukue, Hirotaka Imaeda
  • Patent number: 10888738
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball resin composition excellent in resilience. Another object of the present invention is to provide a golf ball excellent in rebound resilience and shot feeling. The present invention provides a golf ball resin composition comprising: (A) at least one resin component selected from the group consisting of (a-1) a binary copolymer, (a-2) a binary ionomer resin, (a-3) a ternary copolymer, and (a-4) a ternary ionomer resin, (B) a saturated fatty acid, and (C) an unsaturated fatty acid, wherein a total content of (B) the saturated fatty acid and (C) the unsaturated fatty acid ranges from 100 parts by mass to 200 parts by mass with respect to 100 parts by mass of (A) the resin component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuyoshi Shiga, Hiroshi Tadaoka, Masanori Taguchi, Takahiro Shigemitsu
  • Publication number: 20200307608
    Abstract: In a vehicle control device of an embodiment, a recognizer that recognizes the presence or absence and type of article carried by a user who uses a vehicle and an instrument controller that controls a vehicle-mounted instrument are included, and the instrument controller determines a mode of control of the vehicle-mounted instrument on the basis of a recognition result of the recognizer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroshi Yamanaka, Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Yuki Hara, Katsuyasu Yamane, Yoshitaka Mimura, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Publication number: 20200307635
    Abstract: A vehicle control device of an embodiment includes a recognizer configured to recognize a peripheral situation of a vehicle and a controller configured to control a window portion of the vehicle, and the controller controls opening and closing of the window portion on the basis of a result of the recognizing has recognized a gesture which is performed by a user of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Yuki Hara, Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Katsuyasu Yamane, Yoshitaka Mimura, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Publication number: 20200312748
    Abstract: Leadframe systems and related methods. Specific implementations of leadframe systems may include a die pad, a semiconductor die coupled to the die pad, where the semiconductor die has a perimeter. A leadframe may be coupled over the die pad and the semiconductor die where the leadframe has a solder dam coupled around the semiconductor die and, the solder dam has a perimeter that corresponds with the semiconductor die The die pad may have no groove adjacent to the semiconductor die.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2019
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS INDUSTRIES, LLC
    Inventors: Hiroshi INOGUCHI, Isao OCHIAI, Takayuki TAGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20200307514
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes a recognizer configured to recognize a surrounding environment of a vehicle on the basis of a detection result of a detector configured to detect a situation outside the vehicle, a driving controller configured to perform at least one of speed control and steering control of the vehicle on the basis of a recognition result of the recognizer, and a door controller configured to perform opening control for opening a door of the vehicle. The door controller starts opening control for opening the door of the vehicle if the recognizer has recognized a predetermined motion of a user when the vehicle travels according to control of the driving controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Katsuyasu Yamane, Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Yuki Hara, Yoshitaka Mimura, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Publication number: 20200310314
    Abstract: A device includes a rotator having a rotation axis, a belt, a nip forming member surrounded by the belt, a first stay surrounded by the belt and extending in a width direction parallel to the rotation axis, a holder holding the nip forming member, and an urging member urging the first stay toward the rotator. The nip forming member is configured to, with the rotator, pinch the belt to form a nip. The first stay includes a first end and a second end. The holder includes a first engaging portion positioned at a first end of the holder, and a second engaging portion positioned at a second end of the holder. The first engaging portion engages the first end of the first stay. The second engaging portion engages the second end of the first stay.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroshi HANDA, Tomonori WATANABE, Shuhei FUKUE, Kenji TAKEUCHI, Kazuna TAGUCHI, Tatsuo OGASAWARA
  • Publication number: 20200310312
    Abstract: A device includes a rotator having a rotation axis, a belt, a nip forming member surrounded by the belt, a holder holding the nip forming member, a first stay supporting the holder, an urging member urging the first stay toward the rotator, a second stay, and a connector. The nip forming member is configured to, with the rotator, pinch the belt to form a nip. The first stay extends in a width direction parallel to the rotation axis. The second stay is positioned upstream of the first stay in a moving direction of the belt at the nip. The moving direction is perpendicular to the width direction. The connector extends through at least one of the first stay and the second stay to connect the first stay to the second stay.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kazuna TAGUCHI, Hiroshi HANDA, Shuhei FUKUE, Tomonori WATANABE, Kenji TAKEUCHI, Tatsuo OGASAWARA
  • Publication number: 20200310457
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes a vicinity situation recognizer configured to recognize a vicinity situation of a vehicle, and a driving controller configured to control steering and acceleration or deceleration of the vehicle on the basis of a vicinity situation recognized by the vicinity situation recognizer, in which the driving controller changes a priority level of an operation when the vehicle stops near users scheduled to board the vehicle on the basis of a type of the users scheduled to board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Yuki Hara, Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Katsuyasu Yamane, Yoshitaka Mimura, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Publication number: 20200290599
    Abstract: A vehicle control system includes a recognizer configured to recognize a surrounding environment of a vehicle, a driving controller configured to perform at least one of speed control and steering control of the vehicle on the basis of a recognition result of the recognizer, and a schedule information acquirer configured to acquire schedule information of a rider of the vehicle, wherein the driving controller is configured to determine an exiting mode for the vehicle letting the rider exit or a boarding mode for the vehicle letting the rider board on the basis of the schedule information acquired by the schedule information acquirer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Junpei Noguchi, Yasushi Shoda, Yuki Hara, Katsuyasu Yamane, Yoshitaka Mimura, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Publication number: 20200290649
    Abstract: A vehicle control system includes: a recognizer configured to recognize a surrounding environment of a vehicle; a driving controller configured to perform at least one of speed control and steering control of the vehicle according to a recognition result of the recognizer; and a receiver configured to receive a trigger transmitted from a vehicle exterior device in response to occurrence of a predetermined event to a user who is outside of the vehicle. The driving controller is configured to cause the vehicle to automatically travel to a boarding position of the user in response to the reception of the trigger by the receiver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Katsuyasu Yamane, Yasushi Shoda, Yuki Hara, Yoshitaka Mimura, Junpei Noguchi, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Publication number: 20200283020
    Abstract: A vehicle control system includes a recognizer configured to recognize a surrounding situation of a vehicle, a driving controller configured to perform driving control on at least one of steering and a speed of the vehicle on the basis of a recognition result of the recognizer, an environment controller configured to control an operation of a predetermined device for providing a comfortable environment of the vehicle and limit an operation state of the predetermined device at a timing when a user gets out of the vehicle, and a reproducer configured to reproduce the operation state of the predetermined device at a timing when the user gets into the vehicle when the driving controller performs driving control for moving the vehicle from a parking area and picking up the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2020
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Mimura, Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Yuki Hara, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Publication number: 20200276987
    Abstract: A vehicle control system includes: a recognizer that recognizes a surrounding environment of a vehicle; and a driving controller that performs speed control and steering control of the vehicle automatically on the basis of a recognition result obtained by the recognizer. When the vehicle is moved to a boarding position at which an occupant boards the vehicle and is stopped, the driving controller stops the vehicle on the basis of at least one of weather information at the boarding position, a state of the occupant recognized by the recognizer, and an environment of the boarding position recognized by the recognizer and determines a stopping position of the vehicle according to the environment of the boarding position or the state of the occupant when the weather information is a predetermined state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventors: Katsuyasu Yamane, Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Yuki Hara, Yoshitaka Mimura, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Publication number: 20200269748
    Abstract: A vehicle control device mounted in a vehicle includes: a first recognizer configured to recognize a person near the vehicle; a first determiner configured to determine whether the person recognized by the first recognizer is a pre-registered user; and a controller configured to control a lighting device to project a projection image to a position for which a stop position of the vehicle is a criterion in a case where the first determiner determines that the person recognized by the first recognizer is the pre-registered user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Mimura, Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Yuki Hara, Katsuyasu Yamane, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Publication number: 20200272079
    Abstract: A device includes a rotator, a belt facing the rotator and having an outer peripheral surface which contacts the rotator to form a nip therebetween, a first pad configured to press the belt toward the rotator to form one part of the nip, a second pad configured to press the belt toward the rotator, to form another part of the nip, a holder holding the first pad and the second pad, a stay supporting the holder, and an urging member urging the stay toward the rotator in an urging direction. The second pad is located upstream of the first pad in a conveyance direction in the nip orthogonal to the urging direction. At least a portion of a contact area between the stay and the holder is located downstream of a center of the nip and upstream of a front edge of the first pad in the conveyance direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kazuna TAGUCHI, Tomonori WATANABE, Kenji TAKEUCHI, Hiroshi HANDA, Mingguang ZHANG, Shuhei FUKUE, Hirotaka IMAEDA
  • Publication number: 20200269756
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes: a recognizer configured to recognize a surrounding environment of a vehicle; a driving controller configured to perform speed control and steering control of the vehicle based on a recognition result of the recognizer; a communication unit configured to communicate with a terminal device of a user boarding the vehicle; a vehicle exterior notification unit configured to notify information regarding vehicle identification to the vehicle exterior; and a notification controller configured to cause the communication unit to transmit information for notifying the information regarding the vehicle identification to the terminal device and to cause the vehicle exterior notification unit to notify the information regarding the vehicle identification when the driving controller causes the vehicle to travel toward a position at which the user is located.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroshi Yamanaka, Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Yuki Hara, Katsuyasu Yamane, Yoshitaka Mimura, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Publication number: 20200260168
    Abstract: A display apparatus according to an embodiment of the present disclosure includes a thin plate-shaped display cell that displays image and a plurality of exciters disposed on a back surface of the display cell and causing the display cell to vibrate. The plurality of exciters is such configured that the plurality of exciters is regarded as one exciter when the plurality of exciters generates vibration in the display cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Toshihiko Masuda, Hiroshi Yoshioka, Hideyuki Taguchi, Hiroki Matsuoka, Shinpei Kondo
  • Publication number: 20200207349
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes a recognizer configured to recognize a surrounding situation of a vehicle; a driving control unit configured to control steering and a speed of the vehicle based on a recognition result of the recognizer irrespective of an operation by an occupant; and a communication unit configured to communicate with an external device. When the communication unit receives a pickup request for requesting the vehicle to move from a parking area and causing the occupant to get into the vehicle in a stopping area, the driving control unit causes the vehicle to move from the parking area to the stopping area and changes a condition for the vehicle to leave the stopping area based on the surrounding situation recognized by the recognizer near the stopping area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Mimura, Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Yuki Hara, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Publication number: 20200210731
    Abstract: A vehicle control system of an embodiment includes a recognizer configured to recognize a surrounding environment of a vehicle, a driving controller configured to perform driving control of speed control and steering control of the vehicle without depending on an operation of an occupant on the basis of a result of the recognition performed by the recognizer, a communicator configured to communicate with a terminal device of the occupant, and an acquirer configured to acquire a communication state between the communicator and the terminal device, in which the driving controller causes a vehicle to leave from a first parking area when the vehicle is parked in the first parking area in which the vehicle parks according to traveling based on the driving control and the communication state with the terminal device acquired by the acquirer is worse than a reference.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroshi Yamanaka, Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Yuki Hara, Yoshitaka Mimura, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi