Patents by Inventor Hiroyuki Katayama

Hiroyuki Katayama 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: 11493833
    Abstract: An indoor camera includes: an image capturing unit; a pan mechanism configured to drive a pan motor to rotate the image capturing unit around a vertical axis; a motor holder housing the pan mechanism and having a contact surface parallel to a horizontal axis on a bottom surface; a suction cup having an internal space and formed of an elastic member, the suction cup having upper and lower openings in upper and lower portions of the internal space, respectively; and a suction cup holder fixed to the suction cup and configured to support a load of a main mechanism portion housing the image capturing unit and the pan mechanism. The lower opening is closed by an installation surface on which the suction cup is installed. The upper opening is configured to seal the internal space by supporting the contact surface by the load of the main mechanism portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenichi Kuroki, Hiroyuki Noda, Akira Katayama, Shinichi Takamatsu, Kumiko Kawazoe, Yusuke Oshikata, Atsushi Ikarashi
  • Patent number: 11477099
    Abstract: A monitoring system comprises a monitoring agent that keeps information related to a communication status of a low-power terminal that communicates under low power, and a monitoring device that monitors the status of the low-power terminal. The monitoring device includes a requesting unit that requests information related to the communication status of the low-power terminal. The monitoring agent includes a response generation unit that generates a response to the request from the monitoring device on a basis of the information related to the communication status of the low-power terminal, and a transmission unit that transmits the response to the monitoring device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
    Inventors: Yohei Katayama, Kenji Suzuki, Kazumitsu Sakamoto, Yosuke Fujino, Hiroyuki Fukumoto
  • Publication number: 20220322212
    Abstract: A communication quality calculation unit (11) of a base station placement design device (1) calculates communication quality of each terminal in a case where a base station is installed at a base station placement candidate location for a plurality of base station placement candidate locations. An aggregation unit (12) aggregate the number of terminals whose communication quality calculated by the communication quality calculation unit (11) is equal to or greater than a threshold value for each of the plurality of base station placement candidate locations. A base station placement location selection unit (13) selects a base station placement location from among the plurality of base station placement candidate locations, based on the number of terminals aggregated by the aggregation unit (12) for each of the plurality of base station placement candidate locations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumitsu SAKAMOTO, Kenji SUZUKI, Yohei KATAYAMA, Yosuke FUJINO, Hiroyuki FUKUMOTO
  • Patent number: 11450874
    Abstract: A fuel cell unit includes a fuel cell stack, an electrical device, a harness connected to the electrical device, and a casing incorporating the fuel cell stack, the electrical device, and the harness. The casing includes a first accommodation portion, a second accommodation portion, and a partition wall provided with a first communication hole through which the harness passes, the first accommodation portion accommodating the fuel cell stack, the second accommodation portion accommodating the electrical device, the partition wall partitioning the first accommodation portion and the second accommodation portion, and the partition wall is provided with at least one second communication hole through which the first accommodation portion and the second accommodation portion communicate with each other, in addition to the first communication hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroki Sumikawa, Hiroyuki Sekine, Masahiro Katayama, Masahiko Morinaga
  • Patent number: 11401188
    Abstract: A sludge dehydration method includes a recovery process of recovering specific material as a dewatering aid from sludge generated in a sewage treatment process and a dewatering process of performing solid-liquid separation on sludge in which the dewatering aid recovered in the recovery process and dewatering target sludge are mixed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: ISHIGAKI COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Manabu Yamashita, Masakazu Morita, Hiroyuki Mino, Yasuaki Nishihara, Atsushi Yanai, Ryosuke Tamauchi, Yasutaka Suetsugu, Masayoshi Katayama
  • Publication number: 20220240101
    Abstract: A station installation designing assistance device that divides a service providing area into a plurality of areas, and performs station installation designing for the plurality of areas in parallel, the station installation designing assistance device including: an area dividing unit that divides an entirety of the service providing area into a plurality of areas that are each composed of a predetermined number of small areas; a small area specifying unit that specifies a small area number that identifies a small area in each of the areas, where the same number is given to the small area in each of the areas; and a station installation location selecting unit that selects, for each of the plurality of areas, a plurality of station installation locations from among station installation location candidates that are present in the small area specified by the small area specifying unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumitsu SAKAMOTO, Kenji SUZUKI, Yohei KATAYAMA, Yosuke FUJINO, Hiroyuki FUKUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220240100
    Abstract: A station installation designing assistance device that divides a service providing area into a plurality of areas, and performs station installation designing for the plurality of areas in parallel, the station installation designing assistance device including: an area dividing unit that divides an entirety of the service providing area into the plurality of areas; a station installation priority determining unit that determines, for each of the plurality of areas, station installation priorities of station installation location candidates that are present in the area; and a station installation priority adjusting unit that adjusts the station installation priorities determined by the station installation priority determining unit, based on a degree of overlap of cells formed as a result of base stations being installed in station installation location candidates in the areas, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumitsu SAKAMOTO, Yohei KATAYAMA, Yosuke FUJINO, Hiroyuki FUKUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220225336
    Abstract: A communication control device that transmits a packet to be transmitted to a terminal to a base station that performs wireless communication with the terminal, includes: a terminal classification unit that classifies, on the basis of a magnitude of radio wave interference from a base station different from a neighboring base station, a plurality of the terminals into a first terminal set and a second terminal set that is relatively larger in the magnitude of radio wave interference than the first terminal set; and a transmission unit that transmits, in a case where packets destinations of which are terminals belonging to the first terminal set are to be transmitted to respective neighboring base stations of the terminals, the packets at the same timing and transmits, in a case where packets destinations of which are terminals belonging to the second terminal set are to be transmitted to respective neighboring base stations of the terminals, the packets at timings different from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yohei KATAYAMA, Kenji SUZUKI, Kazumitsu SAKAMOTO, Yosuke FUJINO, Hiroyuki FUKUMOTO
  • Patent number: 11375605
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a printed board, a frame for fixing the printed board, a connector fixed at a position along one side of a front surface of the printed board, and an electrically conductive member. An indented portion is formed at a position of the one side facing the connector. The electrically conductive member has a portion arranged in the indented portion, and is expanded and contracted in a direction along the one side and a thickness direction of the printed board by an external force. The electrically conductive member has an upper surface, a lower surface, and a side surface in contact, respectively, with a shell of the connector, one surface of the frame, at least one side-surface portion which is part of a portion forming the indented portion and extends along a direction crossing the one side. The electrically conductive member is electrically connected with a ground of the printed board via the side-surface portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: Tetsufumi Nozawa, Hiroyuki Katayama
  • Patent number: 11203621
    Abstract: The present invention provides a tool which exhibits excellent properties in the quantification of autophagy activity. A unimolecular FRET probe of the present invention includes an acceptor consisting of a fluorescent protein to be enzymatically degraded inside a lysosome or a vacuole; and a donor having an amino acid sequence having a sequence identity of 95% or more with respect to an amino acid sequence represented by SEQ ID NO: 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: RIKEN
    Inventors: Atsushi Miyawaki, Hiroyuki Katayama
  • Publication number: 20210308631
    Abstract: To provide a composite semipermeable membrane having high water permeability and separability. Provided is a composite semipermeable membrane which is for water treatment and comprises a microporous support membrane and a polymerized liquid crystal thin film, the composite semipermeable membrane being characterized in that a polymerized liquid crystal represents a smectic structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2019
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: The University of Tokyo
    Inventors: Takashi KATO, Kuo DANIEL, Hiroyuki KATAYAMA, Miaomiao LIU
  • Publication number: 20210069624
    Abstract: The present application relates to a system for quality management of a filter unit disposed in an intake passage. The system includes a plurality of evaluation parameter detection units configured to detect an evaluation parameter relating to of each filter constituting a filter layer of the filter unit. By determining a distribution of the evaluation parameter based on the detection values, the quality evaluation is performed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Inventors: Rei TAKEI, Yoshiyuki DOI, Hiroyuki KATAYAMA, Toyosei AOTA
  • Publication number: 20210045230
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a printed board, a frame for fixing the printed board, a connector fixed at a position along one side of a front surface of the printed board, and an electrically conductive member. An indented portion is formed at a position of the one side facing the connector. The electrically conductive member has a portion arranged in the indented portion, and is expanded and contracted in a direction along the one side and a thickness direction of the printed board by an external force. The electrically conductive member has an upper surface, a lower surface, and a side surface in contact, respectively, with a shell of the connector, one surface of the frame, at least one side-surface portion which is part of a portion forming the indented portion and extends along a direction crossing the one side. The electrically conductive member is electrically connected with a ground of the printed board via the side-surface portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2020
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: Tetsufumi Nozawa, Hiroyuki Katayama
  • Patent number: 10835631
    Abstract: A photocatalytic element including: a photocatalytic layer containing at least one photocatalytic material; and a light emitting source in optical communication with the photocatalytic material, the light emitting source disposed sufficiently proximal to the photocatalytic material to raise the surface temperature of at least some of the photocatalytic material to a temperature between 10° C. and 90° C. is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Nitto Denko Corporation
    Inventors: Ekambaram Sambandan, Sazzadur Rahman Khan, Takuya Fukumura, Hiroyuki Katayama
  • Publication number: 20200027536
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes: a processor configured to: allocate, upon receiving referral information of a patient from a first medical institution, a physical volume from among a plurality of physical volumes; generate volume information that indicates the physical volume; cause an information processing device to store a copy of the examination information of the patient in the physical volume, the examination information of the patient being stored in a first database; receive the volume information from a second medical institution; identify the physical volume based on the received volume information; allocate the identified physical volume to the information processing device; and cause the information processing device to obtain the copy of the examination information of the patient from the physical volume and store the obtained copy of the examination information in a second database.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Hideyuki Arai, Hiroyuki Katayama, Akito YAMAZAKI, Yuri Shimada
  • Patent number: 10540517
    Abstract: A memory stores common identification information that is shared between a plurality of information provision institutions for identifying a person. A processor assigns the common identification information to personal information transferred to a storage device from a plurality of operation databases respectively of the plurality of information provision institutions. Then, the processor generates confidentialized personal information by confidentializing the personal information to which the common identification information has been assigned.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Yuri Shimada, Kazunori Kobashi, Akito Yamazaki, Akimasa Yoshida, Hiroyuki Katayama
  • Patent number: 10379095
    Abstract: Described herein are devices for detecting the concentration of acetone gas. Some gas sensor devices comprise: a gas sensor element that includes a boron-doped the polycrystalline n-type semiconductor epsilon WO3. In addition, multi-detector gas sensor elements are also described including at least one based on the aforementioned gas sensor element where the other elements differ in material properties. In addition, methods for detecting acetone gas based on the disclosed elements are also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: Nitto Denko Corporation
    Inventors: Ekambaram Sambandan, Jie Cai, Hiroyuki Katayama
  • Patent number: 10226726
    Abstract: An intake air filter device includes a filter member in an intake air path of a gas turbine. The intake air filter device includes: a frame body that supports the filter member which is configured to be inserted thereinto from an upstream side in a direction in which a fluid is to flow through the intake air path; and a closure plate engaging part mounted on a downstream side of the frame body and serving to engage a closure plate that covers a downstream side of the filter member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HITACHI POWER SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Toyosei Aota, Eiji Naito, Hiroyuki Katayama
  • Publication number: 20180280559
    Abstract: A photocatalytic element including: a photocatalytic layer containing at least one photocatalytic material; and a light emitting source in optical communication with the photocatalytic material, the light emitting source disposed sufficiently proximal to the photocatalytic material to raise the surface temperature of at least some of the photocatalytic material to a temperature between 10° C. and 90° C. is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2016
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Inventors: Ekambaram Sambandan, Sazzadur Rahman Khan, Takuya Fukumura, Hiroyuki Katayama
  • Publication number: 20180251500
    Abstract: The present invention provides a tool which exhibits excellent properties in the quantification of autophagy activity. A unimolecular FRET probe of the present invention includes an acceptor consisting of a fluorescent protein to be enzymatically degraded inside a lysosome or a vacuole; and a donor having an amino acid sequence having a sequence identity of 95% or more with respect to an amino acid sequence represented by SEQ ID NO: 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2016
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Inventors: Atsushi MIYAWAKI, Hiroyuki KATAYAMA