Patents by Inventor Hiroyuki Hara

Hiroyuki Hara 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: 20190275500
    Abstract: There are provided an exhaust gas-purifying three-way catalyst having a large palladium surface area and excellent in heat resistance and three-way purification performance, easy to produce, and also excellent in productivity, and a method for producing the same, an exhaust gas-purifying catalytic converter, and the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2017
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Applicant: N.E. CHEMCAT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinori TAKAHASHI, Akito TAKAYAMA, Hiroyuki HARA
  • Publication number: 20190230219
    Abstract: Provided is an information processing system that, by reproducing writing in a notebook together with the situation in which the writing is written in the notebook, makes it possible to easily understand the contents of writing in a notebook. To achieve this, a mobile terminal: receives writing on a page of a notebook displayed on a touch panel; together with receiving writing, executes at least one or more application; respectively adds time stamps to the received writing data and the execution contents of each of the executed applications; as playback data of a written page, transmits a recording request to a data management apparatus; then, when displaying a written page on the touch panel, receives playback data from the data management apparatus; and based on time stamps, synchronously plays back writing data and the execution contents included in the received playback data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc.
    Inventor: Hiroyuki HARA
  • Patent number: 10337183
    Abstract: There is provided a flush toilet that cleans a bowl using a swirl flow formed by cleaning water flowing down from a slit aperture formed on a rim. The flush toilet has a discharge passage an inlet of which is connected to a lower portion of a waste receiving having a bowl shape, and an inlet of an inlet conduit of the discharge passage is formed such that on a horizontal cross-section plane a maximum width of a front portion in a left-right direction is larger than a maximum width of a rear portion in the left-right direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: TOTO LTD.
    Inventors: Naoto Matsuo, Eiji Shiohara, Hiroyuki Hara
  • Patent number: 10334628
    Abstract: A transmitter generates a header frame having a frame length indicating the beginning of data to be transmitted, data frames having frame lengths representing the data to be transmitted, and an end frame having a frame length indicating the end of the data to be transmitted. Then, for all of the header frame, data frames and end frame, the transmitter executes transmitting the kth frame when the wireless communication space is available, thereby transmitting the header frame, data frames and end frame, one after another, in accordance with the CSMA/CA scheme.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignees: NEC COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, LTD., A SCHOOL CORPORATION KANSAI UNIVERSITY, ADVANCED TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE INTERNATIONAL
    Inventors: Tetsuya Ito, Yukihiro Hara, Masahito Iwai, Hiroyuki Yomo, Takatoshi Kimura, Akio Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20190164797
    Abstract: An automatic clamping mechanism capable of automatically securing and releasing a wafer transport container to or from a manufacturing apparatus and having a small height dimension is provided at low cost. A wafer transport container is placed on a container placing table. A semiconductor wafer is loaded into the manufacturing apparatus main body from a wafer loading port while being placed on a container base part of the wafer transport container. An automatic clamping mechanism generates a press force component in a vertical direction at the wafer transport container and secures the wafer transport container to the container placing table by bringing claw parts of a plurality of clamping claws into contact with an inclined contact surface provided on a container lid part of the wafer transport container and pressing the inclined contact surface in a substantially horizontal direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicants: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, DESIGN NETWORK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shiro HARA, Hitoshi MAEKAWA, Hiroyuki NISHIHARA, Koji SAGISAWA
  • Publication number: 20190016879
    Abstract: To provide a water repellent composition whereby a moisture permeable waterproof film is rendered less likely to be peeled from an article treated by the water-repellent composition. The water repellent composition comprises a copolymer (A) having structural units based on a monomer (a) and structural units based on a monomer (b), a polymer (B) having an amino group, an ammonium salt group or an amide group as a pendant group, and an aqueous medium. The monomer (a) is a compound represented by RF-Q-Z—C(O)C(R)?CH2 (wherein RF is a C4-6 perfluoroalkyl group, Q is either a divalent hydrocarbon group containing no fluorine atom or a single bond, Z is —O— or NH—, and R is a hydrogen atom, a methyl group or a chlorine atom). The monomer (b) is a (meth)acrylate having no polyfluoroalkyl group and having a C12-22 alkyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Kazunori SUGIYAMA, Hiroaki INOUE, Yuuichi OOMORI, Hiroyuki HARA
  • Publication number: 20190016638
    Abstract: An oxide sintered body is provided which does not splash from the target surface even at the time of high power film formation, has a high film formation rate, and is used in a sputtering target capable of providing a high-refractive-index film. An oxide sintered body is used which contains zinc, niobium, aluminum and oxygen as constituent elements and in which Nb/(Zn+Nb+Al)=0.076 to 0.289 and Al/(Zn+Nb+Al)=0.006 to 0.031, where Zn, Nb and Al denote contents of zinc, niobium and aluminum, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Applicant: Tosoh Corporation
    Inventors: Kenichi ITOH, Hiroyuki HARA, Shinichi HARA
  • Publication number: 20190016840
    Abstract: To provide a liquid repellent composition whereby a treated article excellent in liquid repellency is obtainable, which is excellent in stability and does not have such a problem as an odor attributable to ammonia or an organic amine; a method for its production; and a method for producing oil resistant paper.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Applicant: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Junsuke KAWANA, Motohiro TAKEMURA, Eiji MORIMOTO, Hiroyuki HARA
  • Patent number: 10053849
    Abstract: A flush toilet of the present invention is provided with a toilet main body and a storage tank supplying cleaning water to a supply opening of the toilet main body. The toilet main body includes a bowl, a rim, a rim water passage formed on an entire circumference of the rim, and an aperture formed on the entire circumference of the rim, and a water conduit formed between the supply opening and the rim water passage. The water conduit includes an upstream water conduit extending to the right side from the supply opening, and a downstream water conduit extending to the left side from the upstream water conduit, and the downstream water conduit is formed such that a downstream end of an inner wall surface on the right side is positioned in the left side to a center line of the toilet main body in the left-right direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: TOTO LTD.
    Inventors: Naoto Matsuo, Eiji Shiohara, Hiroyuki Hara, Yoshikatsu Adachi
  • Publication number: 20180010290
    Abstract: To provide a water/oil repellent composition whereby it is possible to obtain an article which is excellent in each of water-repellency, oil-repellency, washing durability, heavy rain durability and texture, a method for producing said composition, and an article which is excellent in each of water-repellency, oil-repellency, washing durability, heavy rain durability and texture. The water/oil repellent composition comprises a copolymer having units based on a monomer (a), units based on a monomer (b) and units based on a monomer (c), and a liquid medium. Monomer (a): a compound represented by (Z—Y)nX (Z: a C1-6 perfluoroalkyl group, etc.; Y: a divalent organic group, etc.; n: 1 or 2; X: a polymerizable unsaturated group). Monomer (b): a (meth)acrylate having no polyfluoroalkyl group and having an alkyl group with at least 20 carbon atoms. Monomer (c): a compound represented by CH2?CR1C(O)O—[(C2H4O)a(C4H8O)b]—H (R1: a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, and a/b=1 to 3).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Yukiko YOSHIMOTO, Hiroyuki HARA, Yuuichi OOMORI, Sho MASUDA
  • Publication number: 20170241120
    Abstract: A flush toilet of the present invention is provided with a toilet main body and a storage tank supplying cleaning water to a supply opening of the toilet main body. The toilet main body includes a bowl, a rim, a rim water passage formed on an entire circumference of the rim, and an aperture formed on the entire circumference of the rim, and a water conduit formed between the supply opening and the rim water passage. The water conduit includes an upstream water conduit extending to the right side from the supply opening, and a downstream water conduit extending to the left side from the upstream water conduit, and the downstream water conduit is formed such that a downstream end of an inner wall surface on the right side is positioned in the left side to a center line of the toilet main body in the left-right direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2017
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Applicant: TOTO LTD.
    Inventors: Naoto MATSUO, Eiji SHIOHARA, Hiroyuki HARA, Yoshikatsu ADACHI
  • Publication number: 20170241119
    Abstract: There is provided a flush toilet that cleans a bowl using a swirl flow formed by cleaning water flowing down from a slit aperture formed on a rim. The flush toilet has a discharge passage an inlet of which is connected to a lower portion of a waste receiving having a bowl shape, and an inlet of an inlet conduit of the discharge passage is formed such that on a horizontal cross-section plane a maximum width of a front portion in a left-right direction is larger than a maximum width of a rear portion in the left-right direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2017
    Publication date: August 24, 2017
    Applicant: TOTO LTD.
    Inventors: Naoto MATSUO, Eiji SHIOHARA, Hiroyuki HARA
  • Publication number: 20170213526
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes: a processing device receiving video signals of a video image by an image capturing device and processes an image of a frame in a viewable state based on the video signals to generate display signals; a display device receiving the display signals from the processing device and continuously displays, on a screen, images of a plurality of frames included in the display signals to display the video image; a setting device setting, for each frame, identification information to identify successive frames among the plurality of frames included in the display signals; and a detection device comparing the identification information of one frame of the image displayed on the display device with the identification information of a next one frame of the image displayed on the display device, and detecting that the screen of the display device freezes when both of the identification information are identical.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2015
    Publication date: July 27, 2017
    Applicant: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki HARA, Akito TOYODA, Masaaki KAWAUCHI, Tadashi KAMADA
  • Patent number: 9631350
    Abstract: A flush toilet has a reservoir tank, a toilet main unit, a water supply apparatus, a water discharge apparatus, and a control device for controlling flushing of the bowl portion of the toilet main unit; wherein this control device includes a time measurement device for measuring the time after the water discharge apparatus has been driven for a predetermined time to discharge flush water, until the water level rises from a dead water level inside the reservoir tank with the water discharge apparatus in an off state to a predetermined stopped water level prior to start of flush; and the driving time of the water discharge apparatus responsive to pressure losses in the toilet main unit is adjusted by comparing the water level rise time measured by the time measurement device with the water level rise time in a standard toilet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: Toto Ltd.
    Inventors: Makoto Bekki, Masaaki Inoue, Yu Yamasaki, Hiroyuki Hara
  • Patent number: 9514394
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus that changes image data into document data includes a character recognition unit, a font matching unit, and a character attribute data setting unit. The character recognition unit recognizes a character from the image data. The font matching unit performs matching so as to determine which of a plurality of fonts and a plurality of character sizes a recognized character corresponds to, with respect to an area of the image data, recognized as the character by the character recognition unit. The character attribute data setting unit sets, in the document data, a font and a character size whose matching is established by the font matching unit and sets an origin of drawing, a character width, and a side bearing as a drawing position of a character so that the origin of drawing, the character width, and the side bearing correspond to the image data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc.
    Inventor: Hiroyuki Hara
  • Patent number: 9339793
    Abstract: An exhaust gas purification catalyst composition and a catalyst for exhaust gas purification for automobile, superior in purification performance of a carbon monoxide (CO), a hydrocarbon (HC) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) in exhaust gas discharged from an internal combustion engine of a gasoline vehicle or the like. The exhaust gas purification catalyst composition for purifying a carbon monoxide (CO), a hydrocarbon (HC) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) in automobile exhaust gas, includes a catalyst composition where a rhodium particle (A) is supported on alumina (C) together with a neodymium oxide particle (B), or the like. The neodymium oxide particle (B) having an average particle diameter of 100 nm or smaller, exists at the neighborhood of the rhodium particle (A), as a transfer inhibiting material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2016
    Assignee: N.E. CHEMCAT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryuji Ando, Takashi Yamada, Hiroyuki Hara
  • Patent number: 9261135
    Abstract: A thrust race of a thrust roller bearing has a race portion and a cylindrical portion extending from the race portion in an axial direction. At a plurality of locations along a circumferential direction on the cylindrical portion, cutout portions are formed such that each of the cutout portions is recessed in the axial direction from a distal edge of the cylindrical portion toward the race portion. A protrusion is provided at a portion closer to the race portion from a bottom edge of each of the cutout portions such that the protrusion protrudes in a radial direction from the cylindrical portion toward a side away from the race portion. The protrusion serves as a race-retaining locking portion to prevent a race from moving out from a mating member on which the race is mounted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: NSK LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Hara, Kazuhiko Kanou, Tomoyuki Yokota
  • Publication number: 20160036434
    Abstract: A semiconductor integrated circuit device includes a power domain area on a semiconductor substrate, that includes a circuit block for executing a predetermined function, a first power source line that receives an external power source voltage, a second power source line that is connected to the circuit block, a first power switch circuit in a peripheral area of the power domain area, that connects the first power source line and the second power source line in response to a first enable signal, and a second power switch circuit in the power domain area, that connects the first power source line and the second power source line in response to a second enable signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2015
    Publication date: February 4, 2016
    Inventors: Hiroyuki HARA, Tetsuya FUJITA
  • Patent number: 9202149
    Abstract: A CPU performs the steps of: (a) causing a compression/decompression processor to decompress the compressed data of one of three bands in the data area except for the first block in the band, and storing decompressed bitmap data in the data area; (b) rasterizing each of the intermediate data blocks in the band and synthesizing the rasterized data and the decompressed bitmap data in the band; and causing the compression/decompression processor to compress the synthesized bitmap data and storing the compressed data in the data area. The CPU performs the steps (a) to (c) in different respective tasks in parallel, and performs the steps (a) to (c) in the order of (a), (b) (c) for each of the intermediate code blocks in each of the bands while using the 1st to the 3rd bitmap data area in turn for each of the steps (a) to (c).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.
    Inventor: Hiroyuki Hara
  • Patent number: 9203988
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a SIP controlling section, a web screen obtaining section, a display device, a first web controlling section, and a second web controlling section. The SIP controlling section establishes a connection with another image forming apparatus on the reception side, by communicating with a SIP server. The web screen obtaining section obtains information about a web screen by making a request to a web server. The first web controlling section executes the application on the basis of the operation performed on the web screen displayed by the display device and transmits/receives image data to/from the image forming apparatus on the reception side through the connection. The second web controlling section executes the application on the basis of the operation performed on the web screen displayed by the display device and transmits/receives audio data to/from the image forming apparatus on the reception side through the connection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: KYOCERA Document Solutions, Inc.
    Inventor: Hiroyuki Hara