Patents by Inventor Hiroyuki Kita

Hiroyuki Kita 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: 20200290345
    Abstract: A liquid discharge head includes a plurality of discharge holes, a plurality of pressurizing units, a plurality of drive circuits, a switch circuit, and first and second control circuits. The drive signals include a first signal for a pixel of a first size and a second drive signal for a pixel of a second size. The second control circuit controls the switch circuit so that each of the plurality of pressurizing units is connected to the drive circuit outputting the first signal when a droplet forming the pixel of the first size is discharged and is connected to the drive circuit outputting the second signal when a droplet forming the pixel of the second size is discharged. The first control circuit controls the drive circuits so that the drive circuits in charge of outputting the first signal is changed among the plurality of drive circuits.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2017
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventor: Hiroyuki KITA
  • Publication number: 20200156575
    Abstract: A vehicular energy absorbing member that is disposed between a bumper reinforcement and a framework of a vehicle includes an energy absorbing portion that has a tubular shape and is configured to absorb impact energy by being plastically deformed to be compressed in an axial direction. An outer circumferential surface of the energy absorbing portion has a circular tubular shape and an inner circumferential surface of the energy absorbing portion includes a ridge portion having a shape extending in the axial direction of the energy absorbing portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2019
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicants: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, AISIN KEIKINZOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroyuki YATSUNAMI, Shunji SHIBATA, Kiyoichi KITA, Kyosuke MATSUI, Jun SHOBO
  • Patent number: 10654433
    Abstract: An impact absorbing device includes an impact absorbing member extending in a vehicle front-rear direction; and a bumper reinforcement that extends in a vehicle width direction and is attached to a front end surface of the impact absorbing member. The bumper reinforcement includes a body portion extending in the vehicle width direction and having a length in a vehicle height direction that is smaller than a length of the impact absorbing member in the vehicle height direction, and a reinforcing portion fixed to the body portion and extending along a portion of the front end surface of the impact absorbing member, the portion being positioned above or below the body portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignees: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha, Aisin Keikinzoku Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Yatsunami, Kiyoichi Kita, Jun Shobo, Yohei Kanatani
  • Patent number: 10605350
    Abstract: Provided is a flow path structure of a power transmission device which is capable of removing gas from a lubricating fluid guided to a fluid reservoir while suppressing an increase in a size of the entire power transmission device. A gasket (63) has an extending portion which extends toward an inside of a transmission case (31). A flow path (70) which extends from an upper portion to a lower portion and guides lubricating oil discharged from a discharge mechanism (64) to an oil reservoir is formed inside the transmission case (31) using the extending portion. The discharge mechanism (64) discharges the lubricating oil toward an inner surface of the flow path (70).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Kita, Toru Yamashita, Toyokazu Tsubono
  • Publication number: 20200080202
    Abstract: According to an aspect of the present disclosure, a substrate state determining apparatus includes: an image capturing unit that captures an image of a substrate placed on a stage; a learning unit that executes a machine learning using training data in which information indicating a state of the substrate is attached to the image of the substrate, so as to generate a substrate state determination model in which the image of the substrate is taken as an input and a value related to the state of the substrate corresponding to the image of the substrate is taken as an output; and a determination unit that determines the state of the substrate corresponding to the image of the substrate captured by the image capturing unit, using the substrate state determination model generated by the learning unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Nao Akashi, Yuta Haga, Hiroyuki Sato, Motoi Okada, Kei Sano, Junya Sato, Takayuki Kita, Atsushi Suzuki, Kiwamu Tsukino, Takuro Tsutsui
  • Patent number: 10563750
    Abstract: Provided is a power transmission device lubricating structure capable of preventing air from being mixed with a lubricating fluid while suppressing a resistance applied from the lubricating fluid to a rotation body in a casing. A lubricating structure includes a strainer which includes a suction port and partition members which divide an inner space of a transmission casing. The partition members define a differential room accommodating a final driven gear and a strainer room accommodating the strainer and communicating with the differential room at an upper portion thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Natsumi Iizuka, Hiroyuki Kita
  • Patent number: 10408329
    Abstract: Provided is a casing of a power transmission device which is capable of preventing a position of a gasket from being displaced without performing a complicated assembling process while suppressing an increase in a size of the entire power transmission device. A gasket (63) interposed between a TC side case member (61) and a TM side case member (62) has a first held portion (63a) which extends toward an inside of the TM side case member. A discharge mechanism (64) fixed to the TM side case member (62) has a first holding portion (64a1) which comes into contact with the first held portion (63a) from the TC side case member (61) side. The gasket (63) is held by the TM side case member (62) by sandwiching the first held portion (63a) between the TM side case member (62) and the first holding portion (64a1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Kita, Natsumi Iizuka
  • Patent number: 10315475
    Abstract: A towing hook attachment structure includes: a towing hook; a bumper reinforcement having: a first wall extending in a vehicle width direction, a wall surface of the first wall facing the vehicle cabin; and an second wall and a third wall respectively extending to the vehicle cabin side from an upper end and a lower end of the first wall; and a nut member fastening the towing hook to the bumper reinforcement. The first, second and third walls are respectively provided with a first, second and third holes. The nut member is fixed to the bumper reinforcement while extending in a vehicle height direction and being inserted in the second hole and the third hole. A tip of the towing hook is inserted in the bumper reinforcement through the through hole and is fastened to the nut member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignees: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha, Aisin Keikinzoku Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Yatsunami, Kiyoichi Kita, Jun Shobo, Yohei Kanatani
  • Publication number: 20180326590
    Abstract: In order to respond flexibly to various processing modes, such as forming curved surface shapes, when cutting a workpiece using a wire saw, this wire saw device (1) is provided with: a single robot arm (2) that is capable of moving freely by means of multi-axis control; a wire saw unit (3) that is detachably connected to the robot arm (2) via a tool changer (7); a wire (8) that spans a plurality of pulleys supported within the wire saw unit (3); and a workpiece cutting zone (20) that is established between the pulleys. The workpiece is cut to a prescribed shape by moving the robot arm (2) in a preset direction while running the wire (8) of the wire saw unit (3) and pressing the wire (8) against the supported workpiece.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2016
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Inventors: Makoto MASUDA, Hiroyuki KITA, Masahiro MORITA, Tatsuya KOMEDA, Takaaki YOSHIMURA, Hisashi YOSHIDA, Atsunori TAKEDA, Yuichi INOUE
  • Publication number: 20180274658
    Abstract: Provide is a power transmission device lubricating structure capable of preventing air from being mixed with a lubricating fluid while suppressing a resistance applied from the lubricating fluid to a rotation body in a casing. A lubricating structure includes a strainer which includes a suction port and partition members which divide an inner space of a transmission casing. The partition members define a differential room accommodating a final driven gear and a strainer room accommodating the strainer and communicating with the differential room at an upper portion thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: Honda Motor Co.,Ltd.
    Inventors: Natsumi IIZUKA, Hiroyuki KITA
  • Publication number: 20180274656
    Abstract: A lubrication structure of a power transmission device, includes a housing including a bottom space to store lubricating fluid in which a rotating body is immersed to be lubricated, a partition dividing the bottom space into a first space in which a rotating body is provided and a second space opening to the first space, a tubular duct including a projection duct projecting in a projection direction from an end of the first space to the second space such that the first space and the second space communicate with each other via the tubular duct, and a strainer provided in the second space and including a suction inlet through which the strainer is configured to suction the lubricating fluid stored in the bottom space, the suction inlet being located between the end of the first space and a tip end of the projection duct in the projection direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuto SASAKI, Hiroyuki KITA, Tooru YAMASHITA
  • Publication number: 20180274660
    Abstract: Provided is a lubricating fluid supply structure of a power transmission device capable of stably supplying a lubricating fluid to a built-in part to which the lubricating fluid is supplied with a high priority. A supply pipe (64a) includes a first main pipe line (L1) connected to a priority part, a second main pipe line (L2) connected to a non-priority part, and an intermediate pipe line (LM) connecting the first main pipe line (L1) and the second main pipe line (L2) to each other. A first height (H1) of a connection part of the first main pipe line (L1) connected to the intermediate pipe line (LM) is lower than a second height (H2) located at the highest position in a flow path bottom surface of the intermediate pipe line (LM).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Publication date: September 27, 2018
    Applicant: Honda Motor Co.,Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki KITA, Kazuaki WATANABE, Naomichi TONOKURA, Junichi YAMAGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20180266536
    Abstract: Provided is a casing of a power transmission device which is capable of preventing a position of a gasket from being displaced without performing a complicated assembling process while suppressing an increase in a size of the entire power transmission device. A gasket (63) interposed between a TC side case member (61) and a TM side case member (62) has a first held portion (63a) which extends toward an inside of the TM side case member. A discharge mechanism (64) fixed to the TM side case member (62) has a first holding portion (64a1) which comes into contact with the first held portion (63a) from the TC side case member (61) side. The gasket (63) is held by the TM side case member (62) by sandwiching the first held portion (63a) between the TM side case member (62) and the first holding portion (64a1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Applicant: Honda Motor Co.,Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki KITA, Natsumi IIZUKA
  • Publication number: 20180266538
    Abstract: Provided is a flow path structure of a power transmission device which is capable of removing gas from a lubricating fluid guided to a fluid reservoir while suppressing an increase in a size of the entire power transmission device. A gasket (63) has an extending portion which extends toward an inside of a transmission case (31). A flow path (70) which extends from an upper portion to a lower portion and guides lubricating oil discharged from a discharge mechanism (64) to an oil reservoir is formed inside the transmission case (31) using the extending portion. The discharge mechanism (64) discharges the lubricating oil toward an inner surface of the flow path (70).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Applicant: Honda Motor Co.,Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki KITA, Toru YAMASHITA, Toyokazu TSUBONO
  • Publication number: 20180250763
    Abstract: An arc welding system includes an arc welding portion that executes an arc welding, an arc welding power supply that supplies a weld voltage and a weld current to the arc welding portion, an analyzer including analyzer circuitry that performs a frequency analysis on a time series waveform of at least one of the weld voltage and the weld current and generates frequency spectral data, and a determiner including determiner circuitry that obtains a welding state of a welding work by the arc welding portion based on the frequency spectral data generated by the analyzer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2018
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA YASKAWA DENKI
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Kita, Masafumi Murakami
  • Patent number: 9156442
    Abstract: A parking mechanism for a vehicle includes an automatic transmission, a parking gear, a parking pawl, and a parking-pawl turn member. The parking gear is fixed to a part formed by any of an output shaft of the automatic transmission and an intermediate member connected to the output shaft. The parking pawl is turnably attached to a turn shaft that is supported by a plate fastened to a transmission case by a first bolt and a second bolt. The parking-pawl turn member turns the parking pawl into engagement with the parking gear. An extending part formed by extending a support member that turnably supports the part of the automatic transmission is substituted for the plate. The extending part is fastened to the transmission case by the first bolt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toyokazu Tsubono, Hiroyuki Kita
  • Publication number: 20140318921
    Abstract: A parking mechanism for a vehicle includes an automatic transmission, a parking gear, a parking pawl, and a parking-pawl turn member. The parking gear is fixed to a part formed by any of an output shaft of the automatic transmission and an intermediate member connected to the output shaft. The parking pawl is turnably attached to a turn shaft that is supported by a plate fastened to a transmission case by a first bolt and a second bolt. The parking-pawl turn member turns the parking pawl into engagement with the parking gear. An extending part formed by extending a support member that turnably supports the part of the automatic transmission is substituted for the plate. The extending part is fastened to the transmission case by the first bolt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2014
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toyokazu TSUBONO, Hiroyuki KITA
  • Patent number: D559258
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2008
    Assignee: Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Kita, Masashi Tanaka
  • Patent number: D559678
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2005
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2008
    Assignee: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masahiro Shiiya, Takao Takaki, Hiroyuki Kita, Keizo Suenaga
  • Patent number: D568737
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2005
    Date of Patent: May 13, 2008
    Assignee: Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masahiro Shiiya, Takao Takaki, Hiroyuki Kita, Keizo Suenaga