Patents by Inventor Hiroyuki Suzuki

Hiroyuki Suzuki 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: 20220242292
    Abstract: Disclosed is a seat including: sensors which includes a first cushion sensor provided at a seat cushion in a position corresponding to buttocks of an occupant, a second cushion sensor provided at the seat cushion and located farther frontward than the first cushion sensor, a first back sensor provided at a seat back and located in a lower position thereof, and a second back sensor provided at the seat back and located above the first back sensor; and a controller connected to the sensors and thereby allowed to acquire pressure values from the respective sensors. The controller is configured to identify the motion of the occupant based on outputs of at least two sensors of the first cushion sensor, the second cushion sensor, the first back sensor, and the second back sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Hiroyuki KAKU, Atsushi KUSANO, Hiroyuki NUMAJIRI, Satoshi FUJITA, Takako MIYOSHI, Munetaka KOWA, Ryuichiro HIROSE, Yoshikazu ITO, Yosuke HIGASHI, Satoshi SUZUKI, Ryosuke SATO, Kento UETAKE, Yasuharu OTSUKA, Satoru KANEDA
  • Publication number: 20220248098
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus receives a user selection of content to be reproduced by an external device connected to the information processing apparatus. A request to reproduce the user selected content is sent to the external device. Information indicating whether the external device has started reproducing the selected content is received from the external device. In response to the external device having started reproduction of the selected content, a thumbnail image is reproduced that corresponds to the content being reproduced by the external device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Hiroi, Yukio Ichikawa, Yumi Sato, Marie Suzuki, Yasushi Nakajima, Hiroshi Nagatani, Masahiro Hara, Hiroshi Horiki, Kouhei Fujimoto, Takeshi Matsuzawa, Hiroyuki Mitsubori, Sakae Houjou, Mingshan Yang
  • Patent number: 11404261
    Abstract: A method for preparing a measurement sample for MALDI mass spectrometry, the method including applying a laser beam to a base including a matrix used for preparing the measurement sample for MALDI mass spectrometry, the matrix being disposed on a surface of the base, in a manner that the laser beam is applied to a surface of the base opposite to the surface including the matrix, to make the matrix fly from the base to be disposed at a predetermined position of an analyte of MALDI mass spectrometry, wherein the base includes a laser energy absorbable material, and wherein laser energy of the laser beam has a wavelength of 400 nm or longer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazumi Suzuki, Katsuyuki Uematsu, Hiroyuki Suhara
  • Patent number: 11404190
    Abstract: Provided is a hexagonal ferrite magnetic powder for a magnetic recording medium, containing hexagonal ferrite magnetic particles having aluminum hydroxide adhered on the surface thereof, the hexagonal ferrite magnetic powder having an Al/Fe molar ratio of 0.030 to 0.200, a Co/Fe molar ratio of 0.002 to 0.030, and a Nb/Fe molar ratio of 0.005 to 0.050, and having an Fe site valence AFe of 3.015 to 3.040 as calculated by AFe=(3+2×[Co/Fe]+5×[Nb/Fe])/(1+[Co/Fe]+[Nb/Fe]) wherein [Co/Fe] represents the Co/Fe molar ratio and [Nb/Fe] represents the Nb/Fe molar ratio, and preferably having an activation volume Vact of 1400 to 1800 nm3. This magnetic powder simultaneously achieves an increase in magnetic characteristics including SNR of a magnetic recording medium and a further increase in durability thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignees: DOWA ELECTRONICS MATERIALS CO., LTD., FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hirohisa Omoto, Shuji Kaneda, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Toshio Tada
  • 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: 20220234368
    Abstract: A recording system includes a transportation unit that transports a paper sheet, an ejection unit that ejects an ink, a heating unit that heats the paper sheet, a discharge unit to which the paper sheet is discharged, and a control unit. The control unit specifies an amount of ejection of the ink from the ejection unit. The control unit also controls an operation of the heating unit such that an undried region where the ink on the paper sheet is not dried and a dried region where the ink on the paper sheet is dried are formed on the paper sheet. Then, the control unit controls a transporting operation by the transportation unit such that the paper sheet on which the dried region and the undried region are formed is discharged to the discharge unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2022
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Inventors: Naoki UEMURA, Masaki MIYAZAWA, Hirohisa ADACHI, Hiroyuki KOSUGE, Yuto SUZUKI, Shunpei YAMAGUCHI, Hironori MATSUOKA, Hiroshi SHIOBARA
  • Patent number: 11393424
    Abstract: A display device with a variant-shape display region other than the rectangular display region is configured to form a scanning line drive circuit along the variant-shape display region. The scanning line drive circuit includes bus wiring group with clock wiring for supplying clocks with three or more phases and the power supply wiring for supplying power, and the unit circuits for configuring the shift register including five or more transistors. The bus wiring and the unit circuits are formed on the different regions so as not to cross with one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Takayuki Suzuki, Hiroyuki Abe
  • Patent number: 11392475
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable recording medium has stored therein a program that causes a computer to execute a process including: dividing a time from a start to an end of execution of a first job into a plurality of time periods, the time being represented in first power consumption information; calculating a cycle of a time-series variation of power consumption within each time period; generating, for each of the plurality of time periods, a prediction model for predicting power consumption of a predetermined future time; acquiring second power consumption information that is an actual measurement value of power consumption according to an elapsed time from a start of execution of a second job that is being executed; and predicting future power consumption of the second job, using the prediction model generated for a time period including the elapsed time from the start of execution of the second job to a present.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Shigeto Suzuki, Michiko Shiraga, Koichi Shirahata, Hiroshi Endo, Hiroyuki Fukuda, Takuji Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20220220974
    Abstract: A blower includes a fluid introducing box, a fan, a casing, a tubular portion disposed inside the fan to introduce a first fluid and a second fluid separately into the fan, and an upper end portion defining an inlet into the tubular portion. The casing has a suction port forming portion defining a suction port. The upper end portion is disposed between the suction port forming portion and the fluid introducing box. A gap passage is defined between the upper end portion and the suction port forming portion. At least one of the first fluid or the second fluid is introduced into the gap passage from a passage inlet and fluids through the gap passage toward a downstream portion. A distance between the upper end portion and the suction port forming portion in the axial direction at the downstream portion is less than that at the passage inlet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2022
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Inventors: Yoshihiro SUZUKI, Hiroyuki SATOH
  • 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: 11387758
    Abstract: A motor controller estimates an initial position of a magnetic pole of a rotor of a brushless DC motor in an inductive sensing scheme. The motor controller controls a drive circuit to apply an AC voltage to a stator winding at a first energization angle, and subsequently to apply an AC voltage to the stator winding at a second energization angle before a residual current flowing through the stator winding returns to zero. At each energization angle, the motor controller corrects a peak value of a current in the stator winding based on the residual current detected immediately before a voltage is applied to the stator winding or at a time when voltage application to the stator winding is started. Based on the corrected peak value, the control circuit estimates the initial position of the magnetic pole of the rotor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Yoshikawa, Yuta Tachibana, Daichi Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11385700
    Abstract: An apparatus calculates, based on attribute information of a new job and jobs that have been executed, a first similarity level of the attribute information between the new job and the jobs by using a calculation expression, identifies a job whose attribute information is most similar to that of the new job as a first candidate job, and estimates power consumption to be consumed by the new job at power consumption of the first candidate job. The apparatus calculates, for at least one of the jobs, a second similarity level of power consumption between the at least one of the jobs and the new job, identifies a job whose power consumption is most similar to that of the new job as a second candidate job, and adjusts the calculation expression to increase the first similarity level to be calculated between the new job and the second candidate job.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: Fujitsu Limited
    Inventors: Shigeto Suzuki, Michiko Shiraga, Hiroshi Endo, Takashi Shiraishi, Yoshiyasu Doi, Hiroyuki Fukuda, Takuji Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 11380476
    Abstract: In a multilayer coil component, a ferrite element body includes a first element body portion and a second element body portion adjacent to each other in an axial direction of the multilayer coil, in which a dielectric constant of the second element body portion is lower than a dielectric constant of the first element body portion, and a magnetic permeability of the second element body portion is higher than a magnetic permeability of the first element body portion. The inventors newly found that the first element body portion and the second element body portion contribute to coil characteristics when a coil winding portion is provided to extend over the first element body portion and the second element body portion. In the multilayer coil component, desired coil characteristics can be obtained by adjusting proportions of the first element body portion and the second element body portion in the ferrite element body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahiro Sato, Hitoshi Kudo, Takashi Suzuki, Kouichi Kakuda, Tatsuro Suzuki, Hiroyuki Tanoue
  • Patent number: 11373789
    Abstract: A ferrite sintered body of the invention includes; a main component including 48.65 to 49.45 mol % of iron oxide in terms of Fe2O3, 2 to 16 mol % of copper oxide in terms of CuO, 28.00 to 33.00 mol % of zinc oxide in terms of ZnO, and a balance including nickel oxide, and a subcomponent including boron oxide in an amount of 5 to 100 ppm in terms of B2O3 with respect to 100 parts by weight of the main component, in which the ferrite sintered body includes crystal grains having an average crystal grain size of 2 to 30 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeshi Shibayama, Yukio Takahashi, Takashi Suzuki, Hiroyuki Tanoue, Masashi Shimoyasu, Masahiro Kato
  • Publication number: 20220189764
    Abstract: A method for processing a substrate includes performing a first etch process to form a plurality of partial features in a dielectric layer disposed over the substrate; performing an irradiation process to irradiate the substrate with ultra-violet radiation having a wavelength between 100 nm and 200 nm; and after the irradiation process, performing a second etch process to form a plurality of features from the plurality of partial features.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2022
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Inventors: Michael Edley, Xinghua Sun, Yen-Tien Lu, Angelique Raley, Henan Zhang, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Shan Hu
  • Publication number: 20220169233
    Abstract: A control apparatus is configured to control a vehicle. The vehicle includes an engine, a generator, and a drive motor. The generator is configured to generate electric power by using motive power to be outputted from the engine. The drive motor is coupled to a drive wheel. The engine, the generator, and the drive motor are coupled to each other via a planetary gear mechanism. The control apparatus includes a processor configured to control an operating point of the engine by controlling respective operations of the generator and the drive motor. The processor is configured to change a fuel consumption characteristic of the engine on the basis of traveling characteristic data, and to control the operating point of the engine on the basis of the fuel consumption characteristic. The traveling characteristic data indicates a traveling characteristic in the past of the vehicle driven by a driver of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2021
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Inventor: Hiroyuki SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20220166224
    Abstract: A combined electric power generations' supply system includes an AC power generator that supplies power by off grid independent operation, a DC power supply device, an inverter that converts DC power output by the DC power supply device into AC power. The rotation calculation unit calculates a value relating to a rotation of a rotor when driving the virtual power generator according to an active power command based on a rotor model calculates a value relating to the rotation of the rotor of the virtual power generator and the active power command. The output determination unit determines values relating to an active power and a reactive power to be output to the inverter based on the calculated value relating to the rotation. The modulation control unit performs control of a pulse width modulation of the inverter based on the determined value relating to the active power and reactive power.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2019
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES ENGINE & TURBOCHARGER, LTD.
    Inventors: Osamu NAKAKITA, Masayuki TANAKA, Hiroyuki SUZUKI, Hirotaka UEHARA, Masato MITSUHASHI, Fujio EGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20220124210
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a document tray in which a document is to be set, a medium container that contains a recording medium, a document detection sensor that detects a document set in the document tray, a medium detection sensor that detects a recording medium contained in the medium container. A hardware processor executes a copy operation of forming an image obtained by scanning a document set in the document tray on a recording medium, determines to automatically execute the copy operation in case an elapsed period of time between a document detection time when a document is detected by the document detection sensor and a medium detection time when a recording medium is detected by the medium detection sensor is equal to or smaller than a predetermined operation period of time, and automatically executes the copy operation based on determination of automatic execution of the copy operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2021
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Hidekazu TAKAHAMA, Hiroyuki SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20220118964
    Abstract: A control apparatus is configured to control a vehicle. The vehicle includes an engine, a generator configured to generate electric power by using motive power outputted from the engine, and a drive motor coupled to a drive wheel. The engine, the generator, and the drive motor are coupled to each other via a planetary gear mechanism. The control apparatus includes a processor configured to diagnose a state of at least one of the engine, the generator, or the drive motor on the basis of a relationship between a rotational speed of the engine, a rotational speed of the generator, and a rotational speed of the drive motor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2021
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicant: SUBARU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki SUZUKI, Itaru SETA, Yosuke OHTOMO, Masaki KOMURO, Shinya SAGAWA, Takashi KONO, Kazuki MAKINO
  • Publication number: 20220113711
    Abstract: Provided is an automatic teaching system that is readily able to achieve automation, even when a small but varied number of processing objects are to undergo polishing or coating. The automatic teaching system includes a three-dimensional shape measurement apparatus, a reference marker, an image analysis apparatus, and a robot control device. The three-dimensional shape measurement apparatus acquires shape data of a processing target region on a processing object relative to the reference marker, and the image analysis apparatus divides the shape data of the processing target region into a plurality of continuous reference surfaces, in accordance with a predetermined algorithm, automatically generates a program of an operation path along which a polishing apparatus or coating apparatus of the robot is to be operated, for every reference surface, in accordance with a predetermined operation path generation rule, and transmits the program of the operation path to the robot control device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2020
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Inventors: Genji Nakayama, Yoshio Higashi, Yoshikazu Hayashi, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Hideo Shiwa