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: 11061248
    Abstract: A noncontact operation detecting device includes a detecting means configured to be able to detect whether or not an object is present at each of a plurality of points to be observed, which are set in a space, an operation decision section configured to determine, on the basis of a detection result detected by the detecting means, whether or not a gesture operation has been performed, and an aerial image displaying device configured to be able to display an aerial image showing locations of the plurality of points to be observed, in the space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignees: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD., UTSUNOMIYA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yuichi Tsunekawa, Kazuhito Kawamura, Hirotsugu Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 11002986
    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: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: UTSUNOMIYA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Hirotsugu Yamamoto, Ryosuke Kujime
  • Publication number: 20210117004
    Abstract: A tactile presentation device includes a touch surface fixed in orientation, an actuator configured to vibrate the touch surface along one axis within the plane of the touch surface, and a controller configured to control vibration of the actuator along the one axis to present tactile stimulus to a finger in contact with the touch surface. The controller is configured to control the actuator in such a manner that direction to start vibration for presenting tactile stimulus to the finger is within a range from minus 43° to plus 43° with respect to a direction of gravity projected on the touch surface or the opposite direction thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicants: Wuhan Tianma Micro-Electronics Co., Ltd., TIANMA JAPAN, LTD.
    Inventors: Harue Sasaki, Hiroshi Haga, Koji Shigemura, Hirotsugu Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10908693
    Abstract: A tactile presentation device includes a touch surface fixed in orientation, an actuator configured to vibrate the touch surface along one axis within the plane of the touch surface, and a controller configured to control vibration of the actuator along the one axis to present tactile stimulus to a finger in contact with the touch surface. The controller is configured to control the actuator in such a manner that direction to start vibration for presenting tactile stimulus to the finger is within a range from minus 43° to plus 43° with respect to a direction of gravity projected on the touch surface or the opposite direction thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignees: Wuhan Tianma Micro-Electronics Co., Ltd., TIANMA JAPAN, LTD.
    Inventors: Harue Sasaki, Hiroshi Haga, Koji Shigemura, Hirotsugu Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10837906
    Abstract: According to the present invention, a measurement device includes a light emitting part configured to emit a plurality of spectral lights each including two or more spectra distributed at mutually different frequencies by causing adjacent frequency intervals to be different from each other, a focusing part configured to focus light by causing two or more spectra to overlap in an overlapping region in each of a plurality of different focal point regions of a sample and to be shifted from each other, and a detecting part configured to acquire a signal of fluorescence beats which emits light by interference light beats in each of a plurality of overlapping regions in the sample and includes information of the sample.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY
    Inventors: Takeshi Yasui, Tetsuo Iwata, Yasuhiro Mizutani, Takeo Minamikawa, Takahiko Mizuno, Eiji Hase, Hirotsugu Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20200264704
    Abstract: A tactile presentation device includes a touch surface fixed in orientation, an actuator configured to vibrate the touch surface along one axis within the plane of the touch surface, and a controller configured to control vibration of the actuator along the one axis to present tactile stimulus to a finger in contact with the touch surface. The controller is configured to control the actuator in such a manner that direction to start vibration for presenting tactile stimulus to the finger is within a range from minus 43° to plus 43° with respect to a direction of gravity projected on the touch surface or the opposite direction thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicant: Tianma Japan, Ltd.
    Inventors: Harue SASAKI, Hiroshi Haga, Koji Shigemura, Hirotsugu Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20200166457
    Abstract: According to the present invention, a measurement device includes a light emitting part configured to emit a plurality of spectral lights each including two or more spectra distributed at mutually different frequencies by causing adjacent frequency intervals to be different from each other, a focusing part configured to focus light by causing two or more spectra to overlap in an overlapping region in each of a plurality of different focal point regions of a sample and to be shifted from each other, and a detecting part configured to acquire a signal of fluorescence beats which emits light by interference light beats in each of a plurality of overlapping regions in the sample and includes information of the sample.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Takeshi YASUI, Tetsuo IWATA, Yasuhiro MIZUTANI, Takeo MINAMIKAWA, Takahiko MIZUNO, Eiji HASE, Hirotsugu YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200124867
    Abstract: A noncontact operation detecting device includes a detecting means configured to be able to detect whether or not an object is present at each of a plurality of points to be observed, which are set in a space, an operation decision section configured to determine, on the basis of a detection result detected by the detecting means, whether or not a gesture operation has been performed, and an aerial image displaying device configured to be able to display an aerial image showing locations of the plurality of points to be observed, in the space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Yuichi TSUNEKAWA, Kazuhito KAWAMURA, Hirotsugu YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10495487
    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: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: JAPAN AVIATION ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY, LIMITED
    Inventor: Hirotsugu Yamamoto
  • 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: 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