Patents by Inventor Hiroyuki Fukuda

Hiroyuki Fukuda 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: 10472693
    Abstract: A manufacturing method and a manufacturing apparatus for a head hardened rail to which various alloy elements are added and which is excellent in hardness and toughness of a head portion surface layer. The method includes, when forcibly cooling at least a head portion of a hot-rolled rail or a heated rail, starting the forcible cooling from a state where a surface temperature of the head portion of the rail is not less than an austenite range temperature, and performing the forcible cooling at a cooling rate of 10° C./sec or more until the surface temperature reaches 500° C. or more and 700° C. or less after the forcible cooling is started.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: JFE STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideo Kijima, Hiroyuki Fukuda, Kenji Okushiro
  • Patent number: 10457593
    Abstract: Provided is a glass sheet (1) with a film, including a laminated film (2), which includes a plurality of films laminated together, formed on a glass sheet (3). The laminated film (2) includes: an inorganic material film (4), which contains at least a noble metal, formed on the glass sheet (3); a plated metal film (5) formed on the inorganic material film; and a metal film (6) formed on the plated metal film (5). The laminated film (2) is black when viewed from a glass sheet (3) side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON ELECTRIC GLASS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Uchida, Masahiro Yoshino, Michinari Sone, Kayoko Fukuda, Noriko Nakajima
  • Patent number: 10461535
    Abstract: A power management system includes a first administrator, a second administrator, a first estimator, a second estimator and a determiner. The first administrator manages a residual capacity of a power storage apparatus. The second administrator manages interruption information regarding a power grid. The first estimator estimates, as first power information, an amount of power that is consumed by an electric load during an interruption period. The second estimator estimates an estimation residual capacity that is the residual capacity at an end point of the interruption period, based on the first power information. The determiner determines that a condition for participating in a power trade market is met, when the estimation residual capacity exceeds a reference value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihiko Tokunaga, Seiichi Miyazaki, Naohiro Fukuda, Hiroyuki Kuriyama, Norimasa Ota
  • Patent number: 10453154
    Abstract: The power adjustment system includes a first estimator, a second estimator, a calculator, a controller, and a determiner. The first estimator estimates power to be consumed by an electric load during an interested period. The second estimator estimates power obtainable from a power supply apparatus during the interested period. The calculator determines a profit in the interested period by calculating a difference between income and a cost. The controller selects one of a first state of supplying power from a power storage apparatus to a power grid and a second state of supplying power from the power storage apparatus to the electric load. The determiner provides an instruction to the controller so as to maximize the profit in the interested period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshihiko Tokunaga, Seiichi Miyazaki, Naohiro Fukuda, Hiroyuki Kuriyama, Norimasa Ota
  • Patent number: 10452721
    Abstract: An autopoietic information processing system which is an information processing system for collecting and outputting information includes: a means that inputs first information; a means that collects second information related to the first information; a means that selects third information from the second information; a means that outputs second or third information; a means that collects the second information by setting the third information as new first information; a means that merges the existing second information and new second information at a predetermined rate; a means that selects new third information from the merged second information; and a means that outputs the merged second information or the new third information. The means are recursively operated to continuously provide new information which leads to awareness and discovery of a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takeshi Kato, Hiroyuki Mizuno, Yasuyuki Kudo, Masanao Yamaoka, Junichi Miyakoshi, Kouji Fukuda, Yasuhiro Asa
  • Publication number: 20190297747
    Abstract: An apparatus for liquid immersion cooling, the apparatus includes: a casing configured to be partly filled with a first coolant and immerse, in the first coolant, a heat generating component other than a first heat generating component in a plurality of heat generating component; a liquid cooling jacket provided in contact with the first heat generating component placed in the casing, and configured to cool the first heat generating component; a first cooling device configured to dissipate heat of a second coolant sent out from the liquid cooling jacket through a first pipe, thereby cooling the second coolant; and a first pump configured to send out the second coolant cooled by the first cooling device to the liquid cooling jacket through a second pipe.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2019
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Yukiko Wakino, Satoshi INANO, Hiroyuki FUKUDA, Minoru Ishinabe
  • Patent number: 10424344
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes: a casing which includes a side plate on each of left and right sides; and a processing apparatus to be mounted in the casing, wherein the processing apparatus includes: a board on which an arithmetic processing device and a storage device are mounted; a rail which is provided on each of the left and right sides of the board and extends in the horizontal direction to make the board slidable; a locking portion which locks the board to the casing; and a detection portion which detects that the board is taken out when the board is taken out from the casing by that locking by the locking portion is released and the board slides against the rails.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Hiroyoshi Kodama, Shigeto Suzuki, Hiroyuki Fukuda
  • Publication number: 20190283080
    Abstract: To provide a water/oil repellent article which presents little burden on the environment, while being excellent in water/oil repellency, washing durability of the water repellency and friction durability of the water repellency; a method for producing such a water/oil repellent article; and a water/oil repellent composition and a water/oil repellent kit to be used for producing such a water/oil repellent article.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Yukiko SHIOTA, Hiroyuki HARA, Akira ISOBE, Reika FUKUDA
  • Publication number: 20190286025
    Abstract: A fixing device includes a fixing rotator that is flexible, endless, and rotatable. A heater heats the fixing rotator. A pressure rotator is disposed opposite the fixing rotator. A nip former defines a fixing nip between the fixing rotator and the pressure rotator. A support supports the nip former. The nip former includes a back face that contacts the support and has a nonlinear shape in a longitudinal direction of the nip former.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiki YAMAGUCHI, lppei FUJIMOTO, Hiroyuki SHIMADA, Takayuki SEKI, Takashi SETO, Yoshiyuki FUKUDA, Hiroshi YOSHINAGA
  • Patent number: 10417050
    Abstract: An apparatus stores plural pieces of reference data selected based on operation data input from a host OS executed by an information processing device. The apparatus selects one or more pieces of selection reference data from the plural pieces of reference data, based on a plurality of correlation coefficients which are calculated upon receiving a predictive demand and which respectively indicate correlations between predictive target reference data indicating reference data to be predicted and other reference data. The apparatus calculates predictive values of the predictive target reference data, based on the selected one or more pieces of selection reference data, and controls the plurality of calculation resources for the information processing device, based on the predictive values of the predictive target reference data and a predetermined reference value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Shigeto Suzuki, Hiroshi Endo, Hiroyoshi Kodama, Hiroyuki Fukuda
  • Publication number: 20190278626
    Abstract: A migration control apparatus includes one or more processors configured to successively select, as a first group, a virtual machine in an ascending order of power consumption from among a first plurality of virtual machines, until total power consumption of one or more non-selected virtual machines in the first plurality of virtual machines falls below a threshold, successively select, as a second group, another virtual machine in a descending order of power consumption from among the first plurality of virtual machines, until total power consumption of one or more other non-selected virtual machines in the first plurality of virtual machines falls below the threshold, select a specific group in accordance with a first number of virtual machines included in the first group and a second number of virtual machines included in the second group, and perform migration for at least one virtual machine included in the specific group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Hiroyoshi Kodama, Shigeto SUZUKI, Hiroyuki FUKUDA, Kazumi Kojima
  • Publication number: 20190262789
    Abstract: A kneading state determination system includes a kneading unit and a determination unit. The kneading unit kneads a kneading material, and transmits a kneading state value indicating a kneading state to the determination unit. Based on the kneading state value transmitted from the kneading unit, the determination unit determines kneading of the kneading material in the kneading unit in accordance with a preset determination condition. The determination condition includes a determination period and a state value range. The state value range is set as a range for the kneading state value. The determination period is a partial period of a period from start to completion of the kneading in the kneading unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Fukuda, Makoto Irie
  • Patent number: 10377601
    Abstract: Provided is a sheet stacking tray such that damage due to external force can be suppressed. The sheet stacking tray (30) is provided with a tray body (40), a first slide member (50), and a second slide member (60). When the first slide member and the second slide member are pulled out, the engagement between a first storage catch portion (44) of the tray body and a first latch portion (52) of the first slide member is released, and then the engagement between a second storage catch portion (54) of the first slide member and a second latch portion (62) of the second slide member is released.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Tanaka, Motoyuki Fukuda, Tetsuya Ichiguchi
  • Patent number: 10379516
    Abstract: A management device includes a memory and a processor coupled to the memory. The processor is configured to collect measurement data from sensors installed in respective measurement locations including outside an installation room in which an information processing device is installed, in a gas path in an air-conditioning system of the installation room, and inside the installation room, the measurement data being data measured by the respective sensors. The processor is configured to store the measurement data in the memory. The processor is configured to delete unnecessary data from the measurement data stored in the memory. The processor is configured to calculate a predicted value in at least one measurement location of the measurement locations on basis of the measurement data from which the unnecessary data is deleted. The predicted value is a value of data predicted to be measured by any of the sensors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Hiroshi Endo, Hiroyuki Fukuda
  • Patent number: 10365677
    Abstract: A power management system includes a receiver, an estimator, an administrator and a determiner. The receiver acquires DR information that includes a reduction value and a target period for requesting a reduction of received power. The estimator estimates, as first power information, power that is consumed by an electric load during the target period. The administrator manages, as second power information, power that can be output from a power supplying apparatus including a power storage apparatus. The determiner determines that a condition for participating in a power trade market is met, when determining that the reduction value is achievable during the target period, based on the first power information and the second power information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihiko Tokunaga, Seiichi Miyazaki, Naohiro Fukuda, Hiroyuki Kuriyama, Norimasa Ota
  • Publication number: 20190227401
    Abstract: An electrochromic element is provided that includes a first substrate and a second substrate that are arranged to oppose each other, a first transparent electrode that is formed on a surface of the first substrate facing the second substrate, a second transparent electrode that is formed on a surface of the second substrate facing the first substrate, and a coloration layer that is arranged between the first transparent electrode and the second transparent electrode. The coloration layer includes an electrochromic material and an electrolyte, and a pattern or a concentration gradient of the electrochromic material is formed in at least a part of the coloration layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Keiichiroh YUTANI, Tomoo FUKUDA, Hiroyuki TAKAHASHI, Koh FUJIMURA, Tohru YASHIRO, Takaaki KONNO, Noboru SASA
  • Patent number: 10356958
    Abstract: An immersion cooling apparatus includes an immersion tank in which an electronic device is disposed and in which a secondary refrigerant is stored, the electronic device being dipped into and cooled down by the secondary refrigerant, a housing in which the immersion tank is disposed and in which a primary refrigerant is stored, the immersion tank being dipped into and cooled down by the primary refrigerant, and a driver that rotates the immersion tank, wherein the immersion tank being rotatably attached to an interior of the housing, the immersion tank having an inner circumferential surface and an outer circumferential surface, the inner circumferential surface being positioned facing the electronic device, the outer circumferential surface being positioned on an opposite side of the inner circumferential surface, each of the inner circumferential surface and the outer circumferential surface having a plurality of projections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Satoshi Inano, Minoru Ishinabe, Yukiko Wakino, Hiroyuki Fukuda
  • Patent number: 10351092
    Abstract: An airbag apparatus capable of protecting an occupant by restraining movement of the occupant in an obliquely forward direction and towards a far side during a collision. A far side airbag apparatus (102), which is an airbag apparatus, deploys between a driver seat (106) and a front passenger seat (108) arranged side by side in a vehicle width direction of a vehicle cabin (100). The apparatus (102) includes a cushion (120) which is embedded in a floor of the vehicle cabin (100) and reaches a height at least equal to that of a pelvis region (160) of an occupant (156) seated in either one of the driver seat (106) and the front passenger seat (108) during inflation and deployment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: AUTOLIV DEVELOPMENT AB
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Taguchi, Yutaka Nakajima, Hideho Fukuda, Mitsuo Nogami, Yuto Kobayashi, Makoto Fuma
  • Patent number: 10343509
    Abstract: In a hybrid vehicle that does not have a differential rotation absorbing element in the drive system, a hybrid control module controls a driving force to a drive wheel in accordance with a required driving force within a range of a maximum outputable driving force of a traveling drive source. The hybrid control module limits a driving force transmitted to the drive wheel in the HEV mode in accordance with the maximum outputable driving force in the EV mode at the time of the mode transition, when the mode transitions from an EV mode, in which only a first motor/generator is used as the traveling drive source to an HEV mode in which the first motor/generator and an internal combustion engine are used as traveling drive sources when a change in the vehicle speed is occurring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Fukuda, Tomoyuki Nakano
  • Publication number: 20190206446
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes: a casing which includes a side plate on each of left and right sides; and a processing apparatus to be mounted in the casing, wherein the processing apparatus includes: a board on which an arithmetic processing device and a storage device are mounted; a rail which is provided on each of the left and right sides of the board and extends in the horizontal direction to make the board slidable; a locking portion which locks the board to the casing; and a detection portion which detects that the board is taken out when the board is taken out from the casing by that locking by the locking portion is released and the board slides against the rails.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Hiroyoshi Kodama, Shigeto SUZUKI, Hiroyuki FUKUDA