Patents by Inventor Hirotsugu Yamamoto

Hirotsugu Yamamoto 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: 10425482
    Abstract: Provided is an information management device including: a communication information obtaining unit configured to obtain communication information about a communication state in an internal network inside a building; and an update determination unit configured to determine a start of updating process by an information updating unit, based on the communication information obtained by the communication information obtaining unit, wherein the information updating unit obtains information from an external network outside the building and performs the updating process for storing the obtained information as local information into a storage device which is accessible, not via the external network, by a terminal device connected to the internal network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kenichi Murakami, Yoji Okada, Yoshizo Tanaka, Takashi Yamamoto, Hirotsugu Yamamoto, Kiyoshi Kobayashi, Kazuto Yano, Masayuki Ariyoshi, Tomohiro Miyasaka, Mariko Sekiguchi, Yafei Hou
  • Publication number: 20190240848
    Abstract: A germ-free glove box includes: a housing in which a germ-free space is formed, the housing including a connector to which a container housing an object is connected; and a glove provided at a front plate of the housing to allow an operating personnel to perform an operation in the germ-free space from the outside of the housing. In this germ-free glove box, the connector is provided on an upper plate of the housing. In the germ-free glove box outside spaces beside the box are effectively utilized, and a large working space is secured at around the bottom surface of a germ-free space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: SINFONIA TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Haruki TAKEUCHI, Takayuki YAMADA, Toru SAEKI, Takumi ONISHI, Hiroyuki UDA, Hisashi GOMI, Toshimitsu FUJI, Hirotsugu SHIRAIWA, Norihiko YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10344212
    Abstract: One aspect is contemplated for providing a device having a liquid crystal material exhibiting a dielectric constant of 1000 or more at a temperature at which a specific liquid crystal phase is developed, and a unit configured to apply voltage to the liquid crystal material at the temperature at which the specific liquid crystal phase is developed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignees: KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION, JNC CORPORATION, JNC PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hirotsugu Kikuchi, Yasushi Okumura, Hiroki Higuchi, Hiroya Nishikawa, Kazuya Shiroshita, Shinichi Yamamoto, Koki Sago, Yasuhiro Haseba
  • Publication number: 20190196213
    Abstract: A display device as an embodiment of the present invention is provided with a light source, a light splitting portion for causing first emission light emitted from the light source to be surface-reflected as first reflected light, a retro-reflection portion for retro-reflecting the first reflected light toward the light splitting part as retro-reflected light, and a first light blocking portion for blocking surface-reflected light surface-reflected by the retro-reflection part toward an observation position of the retro-reflected light. The light splitting portion is configured to transmit at least some of the retro-reflected light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: Utsunomiya University
    Inventors: Hirotsugu Yamamoto, Ryosuke Kujime
  • Patent number: 10241331
    Abstract: A head mounted display including: an enclosure accommodating a presentation section adapted to present a three-dimensional image and located in front of the eyes of a viewer when worn on the head of the viewer; and an imaging element provided in the enclosure and adapted to turn light external to the enclosure into an image, in which the imaging element images light that is vertically downward relative to the enclosure and forward in the direction of line of sight of the viewer when the enclosure is worn on the head of the viewer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventor: Hirotsugu Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10142796
    Abstract: In a management system which allows measurement results obtained by sensors to be collected and a management target to be managed on the basis of the collected measurement results, a management device and the like that can provide more useful information for managing the management target are provided. The management device includes: an obtainment unit configured to obtain, from each of a plurality of sensors each configured to perform measurement regarding a management target, sensor information indicating a result of the measurement and identification information of the sensor; and a group management unit configured to perform a grouping process of dividing a plurality of the sensors into a plurality of groups by using the pieces of the identification information obtained by the obtainment unit, and to perform a process of storing group information indicating a result of the grouping process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Hirotsugu Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20180284470
    Abstract: A display device (1A) according to the present invention includes a first light source, a first retro-reflective part disposed at a position in an emission direction of first light emitted from the first light source, and a first light-separating part configured to reflect a part of the first light that has passed through the first retro-reflective part as a first reflected light and transmits at least a part of the first reflected light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2018
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Applicant: Utsunomiya University
    Inventors: Hirotsugu Yamamoto, Yutaka Tokuda, Shusei Ito, Nao Kurokawa
  • Patent number: 9992559
    Abstract: A sensor management device according to an embodiment of the present invention is a sensor management device includes: a reception unit configured to receive sensor information indicating a measurement result obtained by a sensor; and a display control unit configured to perform control of displaying a screen on which the measurement result indicated by the sensor information received by the reception unit is associated with the sensor, wherein the display control unit performs control of changing a display content of the screen in such a manner as to allow recognition of the sensor the sensor information of which has become unable to be received by the reception unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventor: Hirotsugu Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 9907039
    Abstract: A sensor information processing apparatus according to one embodiment of the present invention is a sensor information processing apparatus 251 for processing measured result from a plurality of sensors 202, and it includes a sensing information obtaining section 12 for obtaining sensing information including the measured results in the sensors 202 from radio signals received from the sensors 202, and a time synchronizing section 13 for temporally relate the measured results included in the sensing information obtained by the sensing information obtaining section 12 to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hirotsugu Yamamoto, Yoshizo Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20170261759
    Abstract: An aerial image display device capable of displaying a high-definition aerial image with sufficient luminance. An aerial image display device includes an image display device, a half mirror, and a retroreflector. The half mirror is a reflection-type polarizing plate. A ?/4 plate is provided between the reflection-type polarizing plate and the retroreflector. The retroreflector has a polarization-maintaining degree of 50% or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2015
    Publication date: September 14, 2017
    Applicants: L.L.C., SN PARTNERS, HIGASHIYAMA FILM CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Hirotsugu YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 9729670
    Abstract: In an information processing system, a speculative DL content information acceptor 324 accepts identification information of content selected by a server. A list generator generates a speculative DL list of the accepted content identification information. Based on the speculative DL list, a DL processor sets the time of start of download of content data and downloads the content data at the set time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 8, 2017
    Assignees: Sony Corporation, Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: Hirotsugu Yamamoto, Masayuki Chatani
  • Patent number: 9699267
    Abstract: In an information processing system, a speculative DL content information acceptor 324 accepts identification information of content selected by a server. A list generator generates a speculative DL list of the accepted content identification information. Based on the speculative DL list, a DL processor sets the time of start of download of content data and downloads the content data at the set time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignees: Sony Corporation, Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: Hirotsugu Yamamoto, Masayuki Chatani
  • Publication number: 20170013330
    Abstract: A sensor management device according to an embodiment of the present invention is a sensor management device includes: a reception unit configured to receive sensor information indicating a measurement result obtained by a sensor; and a display control unit configured to perform control of displaying a screen on which the measurement result indicated by the sensor information received by the reception unit is associated with the sensor, wherein the display control unit performs control of changing a display content of the screen in such a manner as to allow recognition of the sensor the sensor information of which has become unable to be received by the reception unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2015
    Publication date: January 12, 2017
    Applicant: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventor: Hirotsugu YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20170006435
    Abstract: In a management system which allows measurement results obtained by sensors to be collected and a management target to be managed on the basis of the collected measurement results, a management device and the like that can provide more useful information for managing the management target are provided. The management device includes: an obtainment unit configured to obtain, from each of a plurality of sensors each configured to perform measurement regarding a management target, sensor information indicating a result of the measurement and identification information of the sensor; and a group management unit configured to perform a grouping process of dividing a plurality of the sensors into a plurality of groups by using the pieces of the identification information obtained by the obtainment unit, and to perform a process of storing group information indicating a result of the grouping process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2015
    Publication date: January 5, 2017
    Inventor: Hirotsugu YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 9448405
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a head mounted display including: an enclosure accommodating a presentation section adapted to present a three-dimensional image and located in front of the eyes of a viewer when worn on the head of the viewer; and an imaging element provided in the enclosure and adapted to turn light external to the enclosure into an image, in which the imaging element images light that is vertically downward relative to the enclosure and forward in the direction of line of sight of the viewer when the enclosure is worn on the head of the viewer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignees: Sony Corporation, Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventor: Hirotsugu Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20160266644
    Abstract: A head mounted display including: an enclosure accommodating a presentation section adapted to present a three-dimensional image and located in front of the eyes of a viewer when worn on the head of the viewer; and an imaging element provided in the enclosure and adapted to turn light external to the enclosure into an image, in which the imaging element images light that is vertically downward relative to the enclosure and forward in the direction of line of sight of the viewer when the enclosure is worn on the head of the viewer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Publication date: September 15, 2016
    Applicant: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventor: Hirotsugu Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20160156716
    Abstract: Provided is an information management device including: a communication information obtaining unit configured to obtain communication information about a communication state in an internal network inside a building; and an update determination unit configured to determine a start of updating process by an information updating unit, based on the communication information obtained by the communication information obtaining unit, wherein the information updating unit obtains information from an external network outside the building and performs the updating process for storing the obtained information as local information into a storage device which is accessible, not via the external network, by a terminal device connected to the internal network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2014
    Publication date: June 2, 2016
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kenichi MURAKAMI, Yoji OKADA, Yoshizo TANAKA, Takashi YAMAMOTO, Hirotsugu YAMAMOTO, Kiyoshi KOBAYASHI, Kazuto YANO, Masayuki ARIYOSHI, Tomohiro MIYASAKA, Mariko SEKIGUCHI, Yafei HOU
  • Patent number: 9251577
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for providing information and an apparatus for providing information with which information can be secretly displayed, and further, a display technique with a lot of sense of fun can attract keen interest from people around a display such as digital signage. A method for providing information using an apparatus for providing information that displays information using a light array includes: switching and displaying an information array and a concealment array in a display cycle in which a person cannot sense an information display array of the information array using the apparatus for providing information. The information array includes the information display array concerning information to be provided, and the concealment array is generated so that the information display array becomes invisible when the concealment array overlaps with the information array.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignee: The University of Tokushima
    Inventors: Hirotsugu Yamamoto, Shiro Suyama
  • Publication number: 20150358933
    Abstract: A sensor information processing apparatus according to one embodiment of the present invention is a sensor information processing apparatus 251 for processing measured result from a plurality of sensors 202, and it includes a sensing information obtaining section 12 for obtaining sensing information including the measured results in the sensors 202 from radio signals received from the sensors 202, and a time synchronizing section 13 for temporally relate the measured results included in the sensing information obtained by the sensing information obtaining section 12 to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2014
    Publication date: December 10, 2015
    Inventors: Hirotsugu YAMAMOTO, Yoshizo TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20150345997
    Abstract: A stator of a resolver has an annular core having teeth, an insulator that covers a part of the core, windings wound around the teeth with the insulator interposed therebetween, and a cover that covers the windings and connecting wires that are extensions of the windings. The insulator has winding parts, a connecting wire part, a barrier wall and a plurality of island parts, and a positioning projection part is formed on the island parts. The cover is formed by cover sections arranged along the circumference thereof, each of the cover sections has a protrusion part that is to be welded and fixed to one of the island parts. Each of the cover sections is positioned with a positioning recess of the protrusion part being fitted onto the positioning projection part and a side wall thereof being interposed between the barrier wall and the positioning projection part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2013
    Publication date: December 3, 2015
    Applicant: JAPAN AVIATION ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Hirotsugu YAMAMOTO