Patents by Inventor Hiroyoshi Yamaguchi

Hiroyoshi Yamaguchi 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: 10882321
    Abstract: A liquid supplier can be attached to and detached from a case of a liquid ejection device, and includes a connection member located at an end of the case. The connection member includes a liquid outlet member including a liquid outlet port and a connection port, a container-side electric connector, a first receiving portion that receives a first positioning portion of the liquid ejection device, and a second receiving portion that receives a second positioning portion of the liquid ejection device. The width of the liquid supplier in the Z direction is smaller than a width in the Y direction and a width in the X direction. The liquid supplier further includes a tube whose one end is connected to the connection port, and into which liquid is injected from another end that is located outside the liquid ejection device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Manabu Yamaguchi, Hiroyuki Kawate, Takumi Nagashima, Hiroyoshi Ozeki, Taku Ishizawa
  • Patent number: 10850525
    Abstract: A liquid container includes: a flexible bag provided with a liquid container that internally contains the liquid; a liquid outlet member attached to a one end portion of the bag; and a connection member that is attached to the one end portion of the bag so as to cover the liquid outlet member and a portion of the one end portion of the bag from the outside. The bag includes a sealed portion on an outer periphery side relative to the liquid container, the sealed portion includes a one end portion-side sealed portion, and a first width, which is a width of the one end portion-side sealed portion in at least a surrounding region of the connection member, is larger than a second width, which is a width of the sealed portion at other ends of the bag.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takumi Nagashima, Hiroyuki Kawate, Hiroyoshi Ozeki, Manabu Yamaguchi, Koichi Toba
  • Patent number: 10805597
    Abstract: A capture data-receiving unit receiving first capture data captured by an image-capturing device, which is included in a work vehicle, capable of generating three-dimensional data, a display unit displaying the first capture data received by the capture data-receiving unit, and an acquisition instruction-transmitting unit transmitting an acquisition instruction for causing the work vehicle to acquire second capture data captured by the image-capturing device and used for generation of three-dimensional data are included.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: KOMATSU LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroki Akanuma, Yuuichi Nemoto, Masato Seino, Hiroyoshi Yamaguchi, Shun Kawamoto
  • Patent number: 10613475
    Abstract: A packing member includes a first section arranged to face a first face of a flexible bag of the liquid container along a DW plane that includes the D direction and the W direction; a second section arranged to face a second face of the bag along the DW plane, and sandwiches the bag in the T direction in cooperation with the first section; a fixing portion that fixes the first section and the second section in a state of sandwiching the bag in the T direction; and a pressurizing portion that presses the region of a portion of the bag sandwiched between the first section and the second section in a fixed state where the bag is fixed between the first section and the second section by the fixing portion, such that pressure in the liquid storage portion rises.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takumi Nagashima, Hiroyuki Kawate, Hiroyoshi Ozeki, Manabu Yamaguchi
  • Publication number: 20200058177
    Abstract: A work machine measurement system includes an image acquisition unit that acquires an image of a work target captured, while a swinging body of a work machine is swinging, by an image capturing device mounted on the swinging body, a three-dimensional position calculation unit that calculates a three-dimensional position of the work target based on the image, a swing data acquisition unit that acquires swing data about the swinging body, a determination unit that determines whether or not the swing data satisfies a predefined swinging condition and an output unit that outputs a swinging instruction signal based on a result of the determination by the determination unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Inventors: Shun Kawamoto, Toyohisa Matsuda, Hiroyoshi Yamaguchi
  • Patent number: 10533305
    Abstract: A first stereo camera has a first image pick-up portion and a second image pick-up portion arranged on the right side of the first image pick-up portion in a lateral direction of a vehicular main body. A second stereo camera has a third image pick-up portion and a fourth image pick-up portion arranged on the right side of the third image pick-up portion in the lateral direction of the vehicular main body. The first image pick-up portion and the third image pick-up portion constitute a left image pick-up portion group. The second image pick-up portion and the fourth image pick-up portion constitute a right image pick-up portion group. The left image pick-up portion group and the right image pick-up portion group are arranged at a distance from each other in the lateral direction of the vehicular main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: KOMATSU LTD.
    Inventors: Akiyoshi Deguchi, Shun Saito, Hiroyoshi Yamaguchi, Shun Kawamoto, Taiki Sugawara
  • Patent number: 10508416
    Abstract: A shape measuring system includes an object detection unit attached to a work machine and configured to detect an object and output information of the object, a shape detection unit configured to output shape information representing a three-dimensional shape of the object by using the information of the object detected by the object detection unit, and an information providing unit configured to attach time information for specifying the shape information to the shape information and output the shape information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: KOMATSU LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyoshi Yamaguchi, Taiki Sugawara, Shun Kawamoto
  • Patent number: 10500866
    Abstract: The liquid container is detachable from a case of a liquid ejection apparatus. The liquid container has a bag-shaped member that is flexible and has a storage portion for storing a liquid therein, and a connection member attached to the bag-shaped member. The connection member has a liquid introducing outlet into which a liquid introducing portion of the liquid ejection apparatus is inserted, a container-side electrical connection unit to which an apparatus-side electrical connection unit of the liquid ejection apparatus is connected, and a handle that pivots with respect to the connection member. In a state where the liquid container is arranged in the case, the handle is provided at a position exposed to the outside of the case, and when the liquid container is mounted to/removed from the case, the handle is brought into a second orientation in which the handle is pivoted from a first orientation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Kawate, Tadahiro Mizutani, Yoshiaki Shimizu, Takumi Nagashima, Akihiro Toya, Hiroyoshi Ozeki, Manabu Yamaguchi, Tetsuya Takamoto
  • Publication number: 20190366723
    Abstract: A liquid container includes: a flexible bag provided with a liquid container that internally contains the liquid; a liquid outlet member attached to a one end portion of the bag; and a connection member that is attached to the one end portion of the bag so as to cover the liquid outlet member and a portion of the one end portion of the bag from the outside. The bag includes a sealed portion on an outer periphery side relative to the liquid container, the sealed portion includes a one end portion-side sealed portion, and a first width, which is a width of the one end portion-side sealed portion in at least a surrounding region of the connection member, is larger than a second width, which is a width of the sealed portion at other ends of the bag.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takumi NAGASHIMA, Hiroyuki KAWATE, Hiroyoshi OZEKI, Manabu YAMAGUCHI, Koichi TOBA
  • Publication number: 20190360174
    Abstract: A measurement system includes an imaging unit mounted to a swing body of a work machine to image a shape around the work machine, a position detection unit which determines a position of the swing body, an imaging unit position calculation unit which calculates a position of the imaging unit when the imaging unit performs imaging while the swing body swings, and a three-dimensional position calculation unit which determines a three-dimensional position around the work machine during the imaging, on the basis of a position of the imaging unit calculated by the imaging unit position calculation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: Shun Kawamoto, Hiroyoshi Yamaguchi, Taiki Sugawara
  • Publication number: 20190352053
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of a liquid storage body includes: preparing a pre-restored storage body that has a bag to which a connection member is attached, and that is thereby sealed, the connection member being provided with a liquid outlet port, a storage-body-side electrical connection portion, a first receiving portion that receives a first positioning portion, and a second receiving portion that receives a second positioning portion; forming a communication portion that is in communication with the internal space of the bag by processing the bag; injecting a liquid from the communication portion into the internal space of the bag; and closing the communication portion so as to seal the bag.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2019
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyoshi OZEKI, Takumi NAGASHIMA, Manabu YAMAGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20190329558
    Abstract: A liquid supplier can be attached to and detached from a case of a liquid ejection device, and includes a connection member located at an end of the case. The connection member includes a liquid outlet member including a liquid outlet port and a connection port, a container-side electric connector, a first receiving portion that receives a first positioning portion of the liquid ejection device, and a second receiving portion that receives a second positioning portion of the liquid ejection device. The width of the liquid supplier in the Z direction is smaller than a width in the Y direction and a width in the X direction. The liquid supplier further includes a tube whose one end is connected to the connection port, and into which liquid is injected from another end that is located outside the liquid ejection device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Manabu YAMAGUCHI, Hiroyuki KAWATE, Takumi NAGASHIMA, Hiroyoshi OZEKI, Taku ISHIZAWA
  • Patent number: 10385542
    Abstract: A construction management system includes: an object detecting unit mounted on a work machine and configured to detect an object in a construction site and output information on the object; a shape detecting unit configured to output shape information indicating a three-dimensional shape of the object by using the information on the object detected by the object detecting unit; an information attaching unit configured to attach, to the shape information, time information indicating a time when the object is detected; and a management device configured to generate current state information on the construction site on the basis of the shape information to which a latest piece of the time information is attached.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: Komatsu Ltd.
    Inventors: Chikashi Shike, Ichiro Nakano, Akinori Onodera, Hiroyoshi Yamaguchi, Taiki Sugawara
  • Patent number: 10385543
    Abstract: A construction management system includes: an object detecting unit mounted on a work machine and configured to detect an object in a construction site and output information on the object; a shape detecting unit configured to output shape information indicating a three-dimensional shape of the object by using the information on the object detected by the object detecting unit; an information attaching unit configured to attach, to the shape information, time information indicating a time when the object is detected; and a management device configured to generate current state information on the construction site on the basis of the shape information to which a latest piece of the time information is attached.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: Komatsu Ltd.
    Inventors: Chikashi Shike, Ichiro Nakano, Akinori Onodera, Hiroyoshi Yamaguchi, Taiki Sugawara
  • Patent number: 10343412
    Abstract: The liquid container has a spacer member provided in the liquid storage portion. When three directions orthogonal to each other are assumed to be a D direction, a T direction, and a W direction, in the D direction, a direction from a liquid outlet portion toward the other edge portion of the bag is assumed to be a +D direction, and the opposite direction to the +D direction is assumed to be a ?D direction, and a direction in which the dimension of the outer shape of the liquid container is smallest is assumed to be the T direction, and the spacer member has, on the +D direction side, a face inclined such that the dimension in the T direction of the spacer member increases from the +D direction side toward the ?D direction side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corpoation
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Kawate, Hiroyoshi Ozeki, Manabu Yamaguchi, Takumi Nagashima, Yoshiaki Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20190196393
    Abstract: A packing member includes a first section arranged to face a first face of a flexible bag of the liquid container along a DW plane that includes the D direction and the W direction; a second section arranged to face a second face of the bag along the DW plane, and sandwiches the bag in the T direction in cooperation with the first section; a fixing portion that fixes the first section and the second section in a state of sandwiching the bag in the T direction; and a pressurizing portion that presses the region of a portion of the bag sandwiched between the first section and the second section in a fixed state where the bag is fixed between the first section and the second section by the fixing portion, such that pressure in the liquid storage portion rises.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takumi NAGASHIMA, Hiroyuki KAWATE, Hiroyoshi OZEKI, Manabu YAMAGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20190184710
    Abstract: Liquid and sedimentary components are kept from remaining in a bag of a liquid container. The liquid container includes a flexible bag in which a liquid storage portion for containing a liquid is provided, a liquid outlet member that is attached to one edge portion of the bag, and has a liquid outlet portion for leading out the liquid to a liquid ejection apparatus, a spacer member arranged in the liquid storage portion, and a liquid outlet tube that constitutes a flow path of liquid extending in the liquid storage portion from the liquid outlet member toward the spacer member. The spacer member is arranged at a position separated from an end portion of the liquid storage portion, and at least one directing channel extending from the end portion side of the liquid storage portion in a direction approaching the spacer member is formed in the liquid storage portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION Tokyo
    Inventors: Takumi NAGASHIMA, Hiroyuki Kawate, Hiroyoshi Ozeki, Manabu Yamaguchi
  • Patent number: 10233615
    Abstract: A position measurement system includes: at least a pair of imaging devices mounted on a work machine; a calculation unit provided at the work machine and configured to perform stereo measurement by using information of an image of an object captured by at least the pair of imaging devices; and a determination unit configured to determine condition related to image capturing by the imaging device based on a performance result of the stereo measurement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Komatsu Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyoshi Yamaguchi, Taiki Sugawara, Shun Kawamoto
  • Publication number: 20190078294
    Abstract: A shape measurement system includes a target detection unit, attached to a work machine, configured to detect a target worked on by the work machine, and configured to output information about the target, a calculation unit configured to obtain shape information indicating a three-dimensional shape of the target, by using the information about the target detected by the target detection unit, and configured to output the shape information, and a changing unit configured to change a measurement condition used when the calculation unit obtains the shape information. The measurement condition is a range of the information about the target used when the calculation unit obtains the shape information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Publication date: March 14, 2019
    Inventors: Atsushi Nagato, Taiki Sugawara, Hiroyoshi Yamaguchi
  • Publication number: 20190020867
    Abstract: A capture data-receiving unit receiving first capture data captured by an image-capturing device, which is included in a work vehicle, capable of generating three-dimensional data, a display unit displaying the first capture data received by the capture data-receiving unit, and an acquisition instruction-transmitting unit transmitting an acquisition instruction for causing the work vehicle to acquire second capture data captured by the image-capturing device and used for generation of three-dimensional data are included.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Inventors: Hiroki Akanuma, Yuuichi Nemoto, Masato Seino, Hiroyoshi Yamaguchi, Shun Kawamoto