Patents by Inventor Hiroyuki Kubo

Hiroyuki Kubo 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: 20210336902
    Abstract: A communication control system is a communication control system including: a plurality of layer 2 switches; and a control apparatus. Each of the plurality of layer 2 switches includes a queue having a queue length being adjustable for each of transfer routes of data, and a transmission unit configured to transmit the data stored in the queue for each of the transfer routes to a subsequent destination of the data at a data rate being adjustable for each of the transfer routes. The control apparatus includes an adjustment processing unit configured to acquire information representing a discarded data amount being a data amount of the data discarded in the queue from one of the plurality of layer 2 switches having discarded the data, and adjust the queue length and the data rate of each of the plurality of layer 2 switches for each of the transfer routes, based on the discarded data amount.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2019
    Publication date: October 28, 2021
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Uzawa, Takahiro Kubo, Daisuke Hisano, Yu Nakayama, Yoichi Fukada
  • Publication number: 20210306362
    Abstract: In a communication control system having a plurality of layer 2 switches and a network controller, the network controller includes a determination unit and an instruction unit, the determination unit being configured to determine whether or not a transfer communication flow feature indicating a feature of a communication flow transferred by a layer 2 switch of the plurality of layer 2 switches is similar to an abnormal communication flow feature indicating a feature of a communication flow when an abnormality occurs; and the instruction unit being configured to: output to the layer 2 switch, when the determination unit determines that the transfer communication flow feature is similar to the abnormal communication flow feature, a first instruction to lower priority of transfer processing for the communication flow and a second instruction to duplicate the communication flow to the layer 2 switch; or output the first instruction to the layer 2 switch, and output, to a server detecting a malicious attack, ident
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2019
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahiro KUBO, Hiroyuki UZAWA, Yu NAKAYAMA, Daisuke HISANO, Yoichi FUKADA
  • Patent number: 11131960
    Abstract: Movement and/or urging of a developer carrying member is carried out with high precision. A cartridge that is mountable to an apparatus main assembly of an image forming apparatus, the cartridge includes a developing roller; a frame supporting the developing roller; a movable part movably supported by the frame and movable to a first position and to a second position relative to the frame; and an elastic part provided between the frame and the movable part to urge the movable part. The movable part includes a first force receiving part that receives force from the apparatus main assembly, in a direction of moving from the first position to the second position, and a second force receiving part that receives force from the apparatus main assembly, in a direction of moving from the second position to the first position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masaaki Sato, Yukio Kubo, Hiroyuki Munetsugu, Koji Wada
  • Publication number: 20210297113
    Abstract: A wireless communication system is provided that includes a first unit, a coil antenna, a conductive ring, a second unit, and a wireless communication tag. A first coil conductor of the coil antenna is disposed along a first side surface of the first unit. The conductive ring is disposed along the first side surface of the first unit and has a slit. The second unit has a second side surface and is fixed to the first unit so as to be removable from the first unit in a first direction. The wireless communication tag includes a second coil conductor and is disposed along the second side surface of the second unit. In the first direction, a first shortest distance between the conductive ring and the second coil conductor is shorter than a second shortest distance between the first coil conductor and the second coil conductor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventor: Hiroyuki Kubo
  • Publication number: 20210270473
    Abstract: A heat exchanger includes: a main body; and a tube sheet that is bonded to the main body with a brazing material and is used to fix the main body to a support by a fixing member. The tube sheet includes: a bonding surface to which the brazing material is applied; a rising portion that rises from the bonding surface; and a through-hole through which the fixing member is passed. The through-hole is opened at the rising portion, penetrates the tube sheet, and has an inner peripheral surface to which the brazing material is not applied. The main body includes heat transfer tubes through which refrigerant flows, and the tube sheet is bonded to surface of the heat transfer tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 10, 2017
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: Daikin Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki NAKANO, Yasuhiro SASAI, Hiroharu KUBO
  • Patent number: 11105652
    Abstract: Provided is an information processing apparatus including: a processor; a storage device that is connected to the processor; a display apparatus that is connected to the processor; and a communication apparatus that is connected to the processor and communicates with a server apparatus, wherein the storage device holds map information indicating a connection relationship between roads, when the processor receives information indicating a completion degree of automatic driving track information including coordinate values of a traveling track when a vehicle travels on each road by automatic driving from the server apparatus through the communication apparatus, the processor holds the information indicating the completion degree in the storage device, and the display apparatus displays a map including the roads based on the map information, and superimposes and displays information indicating the completion degree calculated for each of the roads on the map.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Shoji Yunoki, Hiroyuki Kubo
  • Publication number: 20210263467
    Abstract: Movement and/or urging of a developer carrying member is carried out with high precision. A cartridge that is mountable to an apparatus main assembly of an image forming apparatus, the cartridge includes a developing roller; a frame supporting the developing roller; a movable part movably supported by the frame and movable to a first position and to a second position relative to the frame; and an elastic part provided between the frame and the movable part to urge the movable part. The movable part includes a first force receiving part that receives force from the apparatus main assembly, in a direction of moving from the first position to the second position, and a second force receiving part that receives force from the apparatus main assembly, in a direction of moving from the second position to the first position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Inventors: Masaaki Sato, Yukio Kubo, Hiroyuki Munetsugu, Koji Wada
  • Patent number: 11070739
    Abstract: An endoscope system of the present invention includes: a first illumination unit that emits first illumination light for imaging two sets of image information about a subject at different depths; a second illumination unit that emits second illumination light having a wide band covering a visible band from a position different from the position of the first illumination light; an imaging unit that images a first illumination image and a second illumination image of the subject that is illuminated with the first illumination light and the second illumination light; a separation processing unit that separates the two sets of image information from the first illumination image; and a separated-image generating unit that generates two separated images by processing the second illumination image using the two sets of image information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji Matsumoto, Sho Shinji, Kenji Urushibata, Hiroyuki Kubo, Tetsuhiro Oka
  • Patent number: 10972675
    Abstract: An endoscope system according to the present invention includes: an illumination unit that radiates illumination light onto a subject, the illumination light having a spatially non-uniform intensity distribution including a light section and a dark section in a beam cross section orthogonal to an optical axis; an imaging unit that images an illumination image of the subject irradiated with the illumination light; and a separation processor that generates two separate images from the illumination image. Among intensity values of pixels within the illumination image respectively corresponding to the light section, the dark section, and a section having intermediate intensity between the light section and the dark section, the separation processor generates the two separate images based on at least two of the intensity values.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sho Shinji, Koji Matsumoto, Tetsuhiro Oka, Kenji Urushibata, Hiroyuki Kubo
  • Patent number: 10863104
    Abstract: An endoscope system of the present invention includes: a first illumination unit that emits first illumination light for imaging two sets of image information about a subject at different depths; a second illumination unit that emits second illumination light having a wide band covering a visible band from a position different from the position of the first illumination light; an imaging unit that images a first illumination image and a second illumination image of the subject that is illuminated with the first illumination light and the second illumination light; a separation processing unit that separates the two sets of image information from the first illumination image; and a separated-image generating unit that generates two separated images by processing the second illumination image using the two sets of image information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji Matsumoto, Sho Shinji, Kenji Urushibata, Hiroyuki Kubo, Tetsuhiro Oka
  • Publication number: 20200362806
    Abstract: A motor used for a starter of an internal combustion engine includes a motor shaft; a slide bearing that rotatably supports the motor shaft; and a bearing support member that supports the slide bearing. The motor shaft includes a concave portion or a convex portion extending in a direction orthogonal to an axial direction, the concave portion and the convex portion each includes a first surface and a second surface which face each other and the slide bearing is configured to be divided into a plurality of sections in a circumferential direction or the axial direction of the motor, the slide bearing serves as a regulation member that regulates a deviation of the motor shaft in the axial direction by an engagement between the slide bearing with the concave portion or the convex portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicant: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki KUBO, Tatsuya FUJITA
  • Patent number: 10747221
    Abstract: A moving body, having: a movement control unit controls movement of the moving body; a storage unit stores map information and target object information pertaining to a degree of necessity for determining whether self-driving can be continued; a monitoring/control unit transmits information inquiring whether to continue self-driving if the moving body comes into close proximity with the target object; and a route calculation unit that selects as a movement route, from a plurality of routes, a route where the degree of necessity of determining whether self-driving can be continued has a small value, on the basis of the map information and the target object information If a control signal for controlling the moving body is received in response to an inquiry regarding continuing self-driving, the monitoring/control unit inputs the control signal to the movement control unit and the movement control unit executes driving control according to the control signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Hideki Endo, Shoji Yunoki, Hiroyuki Kubo
  • Patent number: 10726728
    Abstract: Disclosed is a control system mounted on a first movable body. The control system has a sensor recognizing a peripheral object of the first movable body, a processor connected to the sensor, and an output device connected to the processor. The processor estimates safety of overtaking of the first movable body by a second movable body moving at the back of the first movable body, on the basis of information acquired from the sensor, and the processor outputs an estimation result of the safety to the second movable body via the output device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Kubo, Shoji Yunoki
  • Publication number: 20200183135
    Abstract: Provided is a reflective optical element that is lightweight and excellent in damping capacity. In the reflective optical element, a resin layer having an optical surface is formed on a metal substrate, and a reflective film is formed on the optical surface, and also, the metal substrate includes an alloy containing Mg as a main component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2020
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshinori Sugiura, Katsumoto Hosokawa, Hiroyuki Kubo
  • Patent number: 10620635
    Abstract: A moving object movement system includes a moving object that moves in accordance with any one method of autonomous movement or remote controlled movement, a control server that is connected to the moving object via wireless communication, and a traveling path deciding unit that calculates an unable-to-move risk indicating a possibility that movement is unable to be performed in accordance with any one method of the autonomous movement or the remote controlled movement on the basis of map information including movement paths of the moving object, autonomous movement difficulty level information indicating a difficulty level of the autonomous movement by the moving object, and communication quality information indicating a communication quality necessary for the moving object to perform the remote controlled movement, and decides a movement path in which the calculated unable-to-move risk is smallest among the movement paths.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shoji Yunoki, Hiroyuki Kubo, Hideki Endo
  • Patent number: 10607316
    Abstract: An image generating apparatus is provided with: first and second light sources that illuminate a material; an image sensor on which the material is disposed; a mask which includes a light-transmitting part that transmits light and a light-blocking part that blocks light, and which is positioned between the image sensor and the first and second light sources; and a light and dark image processing unit. The image sensor acquires first and second images of the material when illuminated by the first and second light sources, respectively. The light and dark image processing unit derives a difference between a luminance value of a pixel included in the first image and a luminance value of a pixel included in the second image at the same position as the pixel included in the first image, and thereby generates a third image of the material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yumiko Kato, Yoshihide Sawada, Yasuhiro Mukaigawa, Takuya Funatomi, Hiroyuki Kubo
  • Publication number: 20200099845
    Abstract: An endoscope system of the present invention includes: a first illumination unit that emits first illumination light for imaging two sets of image information about a subject at different depths; a second illumination unit that emits second illumination light having a wide band covering a visible band from a position different from the position of the first illumination light; an imaging unit that images a first illumination image and a second illumination image of the subject that is illuminated with the first illumination light and the second illumination light; a separation processing unit that separates the two sets of image information from the first illumination image; and a separated-image generating unit that generates two separated images by processing the second illumination image using the two sets of image information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji MATSUMOTO, Sho SHINJI, Kenji URUSHIBATA, Hiroyuki KUBO, Tetsuhiro OKA
  • Publication number: 20200099844
    Abstract: An endoscope system according to the present invention includes: an illumination unit that radiates illumination light onto a subject, the illumination light having a spatially non-uniform intensity distribution including a light section and a dark section in a beam cross section orthogonal to an optical axis; an imaging unit that images an illumination image of the subject irradiated with the illumination light; and a separation processor that generates two separate images from the illumination image. Among intensity values of pixels within the illumination image respectively corresponding to the light section, the dark section, and a section having intermediate intensity between the light section and the dark section, the separation processor generates the two separate images based on at least two of the intensity values.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sho SHINJI, Koji MATSUMOTO, Tetsuhiro OKA, Kenji URUSHIBATA, Hiroyuki KUBO
  • Patent number: 10551201
    Abstract: A moving body control method for a moving body includes detecting position information and generating a surrounding map of surroundings of the moving body from map information corresponding to the position information, acquiring sensor information from a sensor and detecting non-map information from the sensor information, determining whether the traveling route can be calculated by adding the non-map information to the surrounding map and applying to the surrounding map first restriction information in which restrictions in setting a traveling route, if the moving body can calculate the traveling route, the first restriction information is applied to the surrounding map to calculate the traveling route, if the moving body cannot calculate the traveling route, second restriction information that relaxes restrictions in setting the traveling route is applied to the first restriction information to calculate the traveling route and the calculated traveling route is outputted to the traveling control module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shoji Yunoki, Hideki Endo, Hiroyuki Kubo, Shouta Takagi, Daisuke Mashimo
  • Publication number: 20190341692
    Abstract: An antenna device includes a magnetic body and first and second antennas. The first coil antenna includes a first opening and is provided on a first main surface side of the magnetic body. The second coil antenna includes a second opening partially superposed with the first opening. The second coil antenna includes first and second coil conductor portions. The first coil conductor portions are provided on the first main surface side of the magnetic body. The second coil conductor portions are provided on a second main surface side of the magnetic body. The second coil conductor portions are closer to the first coil antenna than the first coil conductor portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventor: Hiroyuki KUBO