Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Watanabe

Hiroshi Watanabe 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: 20190147465
    Abstract: To improve a prediction accuracy of future demand. A demand prediction system includes a storage device and a processor which is connected to the storage device. The processor is configured to associate time-sequential load data of a resource demand of a plurality of consumers in a consumer set to a plurality of groups, and the storage device is configured to acquire demand pattern data indicating a shape representing the load data in each group and the number of consumers belonging to each group, and calculate shape data indicating a shape of the time-sequential load data of the demand of the consumer set in a predetermined prediction target period on the basis of a record value of the demand pattern data of each group and a record value of the number of consumers of each group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: Yoshihisa OKAMOTO, Tohru WATANABE, Masato UTSUMI, Ikuo SHIGEMORI, Hiroshi IIMURA, Nobuhiro GOTOUDA
  • Publication number: 20190146317
    Abstract: A wavelength conversion device is provided that includes: light-transmissive substrate that includes an incidence surface and an emission surface opposite the incidence surface, and emits, from the emission surface, laser light that enters the incidence surface; a phosphor layer that emits fluorescent light when excited by the laser light emitted from the emission surface; and a light diffuser layer between the emission surface and the phosphor layer. The light diffuser layer is, when viewed in a direction perpendicular to the emission surface, disposed only in a portion of a region in which the phosphor layer is disposed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenta WATANABE, Toshio MORI, Hiroshi ASANO, Yosuke HONDA, Ran ZHENG, Sachiko AZUMA
  • Publication number: 20190146663
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus is provided comprising a processor; and a memory device storing instructions. When executed by the processor, the instructions cause the processor to generate scene information to reproduce display of at least one selected area of a pathological image; and receive order information corresponding to the scene information based on a user input. In another embodiment, the instructions cause the processor to receive scene information to display at least one selected area of a pathological image and order information corresponding to an order of the scene information; and control display of the at least one selected area of the pathological image in the order based on the scene information and the order information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2019
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: Hiroshi KYUSOJIN, Kenji YAMANE, Hirofumi WATANABE, Naoki TAGAMI
  • Publication number: 20190149871
    Abstract: For establishing cooperation among an external device 30, a video display device 10 and a remote control terminal 20 and to achieve cooperative operation among these devices that affords a high level of operability to a user with less burden, the video display device 10 to which an external device 30 and a remote control terminal 20 that remotely operates the external device can be connected, comprising: a connection detection section 140 configured to detect a connection of the external device 30 to the video display device 10; a cooperation establishment section 120 configured to generate a start signal for initiate an application software accepting an operation instruction to the external device 30 on the remote control terminal 20 when the connection detection section 140 detects the connection of the external device 30; and a communication interface 18 configured to transmit the start signal to the remote control terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2016
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: Kazuhiko YOSHIZAWA, Akira ISHIYAMA, Yasunobu HASHIMOTO, Hiroshi SHIMIZU, Mitsunobu WATANABE
  • Patent number: 10291888
    Abstract: A projection display device includes: a light source device which emits source light; a first polarizer passes the source light in a first polarization state; a reflective liquid crystal panel; an illumination optical system which causes the source light to be incident to the reflective liquid crystal panel; a second polarizer passes the source light in the first polarization state from the first polarizer, and reflects the source light in a second polarization state from the reflective liquid crystal panel; a projection optical system which projects the source light reflected by the second polarizer; a support member which includes an outer member that supports the first polarizer and the reflective liquid crystal panel and an inner member that is fixed to the outer member in an internal space of the outer member and supports the second polarizer; and a seal mechanism which seals the internal space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: JVC KENWOOD Corporation
    Inventors: Takatsugu Aizaki, Hiroshi Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20190119596
    Abstract: The invention provides an SRT material (lubricant) applicable to machine elements such as bearings, seals or guides (guiding mechanisms) that constitute a slide part of a machine. A lubricant and an SRT material are disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: Yoshinobu TSUJII, Keita SAKAKIBARA, Hiroshi WATANABE, Kazue KURIHARA, Takaya SATO, Ken NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20190114273
    Abstract: A method of using a chip identification device is jointly performed by a chip mass-produced by a semiconductor manufacturing process, a first chip manufacturer making the chip, and a chip user assembling a product by using the chip. The method includes inputting a first published passcode, published by the first chip manufacturer, inputting a second published passcode published by a second chip manufacturer, inputting the first published passcode to the chip by the chip user, reading an aggregate of electronic output signals as a read code, sending the read code to the first chip manufacturer to compare the first output code and the read code. The chip is regarded as a counterfeit if the comparison is consistent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventor: Hiroshi Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10260992
    Abstract: An object is to carry out an abnormality diagnosis for a variable compression ratio mechanism without adding any special hardware configuration for estimating a compression ratio. An abnormality diagnostic device for a variable compression ratio mechanism adapted to be applied to an internal combustion engine comprises a controller configured to calculate a predetermined rotational speed difference which is a rotational speed difference, between an engine rotational speed at a predetermined crank angle before or after compression top dead center and an engine rotational speed in the vicinity of the compression top dead center for a predetermined cylinder at the time of carrying out fuel cut processing, set a reference range of the predetermined rotational speed difference, and make a diagnosis that abnormality has occurred in the variable compression ratio mechanism when the predetermined rotational speed difference is out of the reference range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Noriyasu Adachi, Tomoya Ota, Hiroshi Watanabe, Yoshio Ueno, Takayoshi Kawai, Aya Yamada
  • Patent number: 10253708
    Abstract: A shift control system which can reduce a shift shock is provided. A target torque determiner set a target torque of an engine based on an accelerator position. An actual torque determiner calculates an actual torque of the engine in the inertia phase. A controller calculates an integrated value of a difference between the target torque and the actual torque from a commencement of the inertia phase to a predetermined time point before a termination of the inertia phase, and corrects the target torque in a remaining period between the predetermined time point and the termination of the inertia phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroshi Watanabe, Akira Eiraku
  • Patent number: 10252963
    Abstract: Synthesizing methanol from a synthesis gas and separating an unreacted gas from a reaction mixture obtained by passing through the synthesis step, the method including a synthesis loop having at least two synthesis steps and at least two separation steps; obtaining a first mixed gas by increasing through a circulator a pressure of a residual gas, obtained by removing a purge gas from the final unreacted gas separated from the final reaction mixture subsequent to the final synthesis step, and by mixing the residual gas with a fraction of a make-up gas; synthesizing methanol; separating a first unreacted gas from the first reaction mixture obtained in the synthesizing step; obtaining a second mixed gas by mixing the first unreacted gas and a fraction of the make-up gas; finally synthesizing methanol; and separating the final unreacted gas from the final reaction mixture obtained in the final synthesis step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Yasuaki Kambe, Kohei Uchida, Hiroshi Watanabe, Daigo Hirakawa, Tatsuya Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20190100631
    Abstract: Using an organic compound having a bottle brush structure, a material having softness and resilience and having excellent low-friction performance (SRT material) can be provided. Preferably, the SRT material contains a reinforcing filler, and may contain a lubricating liquid to be gelled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Publication date: April 4, 2019
    Inventors: Yoshinobu TSUJII, Keita SAKAKIBARA, Yoshihiko SHIMIZU, Hiroshi WATANABE, Takaya SATO, Ken NAKANO, Hitoshi HATTORI
  • Patent number: 10247143
    Abstract: A exhaust gas recirculation apparatus includes a throttle body; an intake manifold configured to distribute intake air to each intake port in an engine; an adapter member including a through channel capable of guiding the intake air to the intake manifold from the throttle body; and a gas supply path capable of guiding part of exhaust gas to an intake system from an exhaust system. The adapter member includes an inlet port, a discharge port, and a coupling channel. A first opening is wider than a second opening when the discharge port is divided into the first opening and the second opening at an imaginary plane, serving as a boundary, which includes a center line of a valve shaft and which extends along an extending-through direction of the through channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: SUBARU CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hiroshi Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10226959
    Abstract: A substrate processing device, which processes by immersing the substrate in the processing liquid comprising a mixture of a chemical and a diluting liquid, is provided with: a processing tank (1) that retains the processing liquid; heating means (2, 3) that heat the processing liquid; a temperature detection means (4) that detects the temperature of the processing liquid; a temperature control means (5) that operates the aforementioned heating means (2, 3) in a manner so that the detected temperature approaches a set temperature; a replenishing means (6) that replenishes the diluting liquid in the processing liquid; a concentration detection means (7) that detects the concentration of the processing liquid by measuring the light absorption characteristics of the processing liquid; and a concentration control means (8) that operates the aforementioned replenishing means (6) in a manner so that the detected concentration approaches a set concentration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignees: Kurashiki Boseki Kabushiki Kaisha, Chemical Art Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Hiromi Kiyose, Satoru Hiraki, Hiroshi Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20190045006
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a display unit, a communication unit configured to periodically receive synchronization information for synchronizing a screen of the display unit with a screen of another display apparatus, and a control unit configured to control the display unit to display a first screen corresponding to the received synchronization information when the control unit is not carrying out a predetermined operation, and a second screen that does not correspond to the synchronization information when the control unit is carrying out the predetermined operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2018
    Publication date: February 7, 2019
    Inventors: Akihiro Mizutani, Takahiro Hagiwara, Shinji Makishima, Toshihiro Ida, Yusuke Hamada, Hiroshi Watanabe, Ken Sakuta
  • Publication number: 20190041232
    Abstract: A vehicular display device configured to display a guide route to a destination of a host vehicle includes a navigation device configured to calculate the guide route, a display controller configured to draw an arrow having a shaft with an arrowhead at one end of the shaft, as a guide figure for guidance along the guide route calculated by the navigation device, such that the arrow is shaped as a three-dimensional object in which one surface of the arrow is a continuous flat surface from the shaft to the arrowhead and the other surface of the arrow includes a first portion with a first width having a first height, and a second portion with a second width smaller than the first width and having a second height smaller than the first height, and a display configured to display an image drawn by the display controller in a display area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Publication date: February 7, 2019
    Applicant: NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenji Maruyama, Hiroshi Watanabe, Masayuki Shishido, Norio Kosaka
  • Publication number: 20190040664
    Abstract: A door check mechanism includes a movement restricting member, a check link including one end portion which is configured to be rotatably mounted to a vehicle body, the check link being relatively movable relative to the movement restricting member in a longitudinal direction of the check link, a stopper portion provided at the other end portion of the check link, and an open degree adjustment block rotating relative to the check link and including a first contact portion and a second contact portion, the open degree adjustment block restricting a movement of the check link in a direction of the one end portion of the check link in a case where the open degree adjustment block rotates towards the check link so that the first contact portion makes contact with the movement restricting member and the stopper portion makes contact with the second contact portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Publication date: February 7, 2019
    Applicant: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tomokazu SEKI, Shintaro SUZUKI, Hiroshi WATANABE, Megumi ISHIDA, Naohiro TAKAMI, Masato YOSHIDA
  • Patent number: 10191017
    Abstract: A dynamic characteristic calculation apparatus for a machine tool calculates dynamic characteristic of the machine tool executing an interrupted machining by moving a rotational tool relative to a workpiece. The apparatus includes a detector detecting acoustic wave generated by vibration of the rotational tool or detecting magnetic property being variable by the vibration of the rotational tool where said rotational tool is excited to vibrate, and a calculation division calculating a natural frequency f of the one or plural tool tips in a vibration system, in which the one or plural tool tips of said rotational tool is a vibration body, on a basis of a value detected by the detector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: JTEKT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshihiko Yamada, Hiroshi Watanabe, Takayuki Azuma, Kenji Hamada
  • Patent number: 10191267
    Abstract: A microscope system includes: a stage on which a specimen is placed; a light emitting LED configured to emit illumination light for illuminating the specimen; an optical system configured to condense the illumination light emitted by the light emitting LED and irradiate the specimen with the illumination light; an input unit configured to receive an input of a light control signal that adjusts a light amount of the light emitting LED; and a control unit configured to control, when the light control signal is input from the input unit, the light amount of the light emitting LED to become a light amount according to the light control signal by delaying the light control signal by a predetermined time from timing when the light control signal is input.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideaki Endo, Hiroshi Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20190028603
    Abstract: An image printing apparatus includes a control section configured to receive original image data, analyze the original image data to acquire address information included in the original image data, and generate a two-dimensional code corresponding to the acquired address information. A printer is then controlled to print the generated two-dimensional code and the original image data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Inventors: Akihiro MIZUTANI, Hiroshi WATANABE, Toshihiro IDA, Kazuhiro OGURA, Takahiro HAGIWARA, Kazuhiro KAMIMURA, Yusuke HAMADA, Koji ENDO, Yoshinori SATO, Sho SAKUMA
  • Patent number: 10186355
    Abstract: In a manufacturing method for a thermistor element (3) including: a thermistor portion (49) which is a sintered body formed from a thermistor material; and a pair of electrode wires (25) which are embedded in the thermistor portion (49) and at least one end portion of each of the electrode wires projects at an outer side of the thermistor portion (49), the resistance value of the thermistor element (3) is adjusted by performing a removal processing of removing a part of the thermistor portion (49).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoki Yamaguchi, Shinji Ban, Hiroshi Watanabe, Yasuyuki Okimura, Hiroaki Nakanishi, Seiji Oya, Seiya Matsuda