Patents by Inventor Hitoshi Yamamoto

Hitoshi Yamamoto 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: 20220011102
    Abstract: A point cloud data acquiring system (1) is a system which acquires, as moving, point cloud data which serves as base data for a three-dimensional map representing a traveling environment of a vehicle includes range finding part (31) which acquires point cloud data representing azimuths and distances to planimetric features configuring the traveling environment, marker detecting part (2) which detects marker (10) laid in or on a traveling road of the vehicle, and a data recording part which records point cloud data acquired by range finding part (31) as linking thereto marker reference information including positional information with reference to any marker (10).
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Applicant: Aichi Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Michiharu YAMAMOTO, Hitoshi AOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20220011750
    Abstract: The information projection system includes stereo cameras, a controller, and projectors. The controller has a communication device, an analysis unit, a registration unit, and a projection control unit. The communication device acquires sets of appearance information in which each stereo camera detects an appearance of a workplace. The analysis unit analyzes the sets of appearance information, and creates a map information indicating shapes and positions of objects existing in the workplace. The registration unit creates and registers a work status information based on the map information that is individually created from the sets of appearance information respectively detected by the plurality of stereo cameras. The projection control unit creates an auxiliary image for assisting a work based on the work status information, and outputs the auxiliary image to each projector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hitoshi HASUNUMA, Shigekazu SHIKODA, Takeshi YAMAMOTO, Naohiro NAKAMURA, Kazuki KURASHIMA
  • Publication number: 20220009789
    Abstract: A precursor solution of a negative electrode active material according to the present disclosure contains at least one kind of organic solvent, a lithium compound that exhibits solubility in the organic solvent, and a titanium compound that exhibits solubility in the organic solvent. The lithium compound is preferably a lithium metal salt compound. The titanium compound is preferably a titanium alkoxide.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2021
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Inventors: Hitoshi YAMAMOTO, Tsutomu TERAOKA
  • Publication number: 20220011124
    Abstract: It is intended to allow an appropriate route search to be performed even with a geographical NW in which accessibility information includes an uninvestigated link. A route appropriateness value calculation unit 160 calculates, for each of a plurality of routes each connecting a departure point and a destination extracted by a route extraction unit 120 and including links connecting individual spots including the departure point and the destination, a route appropriateness value of the route.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chihiro YAMAMOTO, Hiroshi KONISHI, Hitoshi SESHIMO
  • Patent number: 11220201
    Abstract: A magnetic marker retaining method that includes placing a plurality of sheet-shaped magnetic markers on a surface of a band-shaped carrier sheet, the plurality of sheet-shaped magnetic markers being so as to be spaced in a longitudinal direction of the band-shaped carrier sheet; and retaining the plurality of sheet-shaped magnetic markers in a state of a roll body with the band-shaped carrier sheet rolled up in a roll shape, the band-shaped carrier sheet being rolled up such that each surface of the plurality of sheet-shaped magnetic markers directly contacts the other side of the surface of the band-shaped carrier sheet, on which the plurality of sheet-shaped magnetic markers are placed, and the plurality of sheet-shaped magnetic markers being to be laid on a road.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: AICHI STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Michiharu Yamamoto, Tomohiko Nagao, Hitoshi Aoyama
  • Publication number: 20220005482
    Abstract: An audio processing apparatus 100 is apparatus for generating a training data in speaker recognition. The audio processing apparatus 100 includes a data acquisition unit configured to acquire an audio signal that is a source of the training data as sample data, a data generation unit configured to executes signal processing on the acquired sample data, and to generates a new audio signal as the training data whose similarity with the sample data is within the set range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2018
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Hitoshi YAMAMOTO, Takafumi KOSHINAKA
  • Patent number: 11217451
    Abstract: A method includes rotating a substrate, supplying a first processing liquid from a first nozzle to the substrate during a first period, and supplying a second processing liquid from a second nozzle to the substrate during a second period. First and second liquid columns are formed by the first and second processing liquids during at least partially overlapped period of the first and second periods, respectively. The shapes and arrangements of the first and second liquid columns satisfy that: at least one of first and second central axis lines of the first and second liquid columns is inclined with respect to a rotational axis line of the substrate, first and second cut surfaces obtained by cutting the first and second liquid columns along a horizontal plane at least partially overlap each other, and any point on the first central axis line is located on the second central axis line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventors: Hitoshi Kosugi, Shota Umezaki, Kouzou Tachibana, Ryo Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20210404817
    Abstract: A current position of a user can be estimated with high accuracy. A movability calculation unit 210 calculates, for each of a plurality of candidate routes, movability indicating the degree to which movement along the candidate route is possible, based on a movement cost that is calculated, the movement cost indicating the degree of difficulty in traveling along the candidate route by a movement means, an expected route movement time that is calculated, the expected route movement time being a time necessary to travel along the candidate route by the movement means, and a time taken to travel from a past position to a current position, and a current position estimation unit 220 estimates a candidate current position on the candidate route with the highest movability to be the current position of a user on a geographic network.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2019
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chihiro YAMAMOTO, Hiroshi KONISHI, Hitoshi SESHIMO
  • Publication number: 20210407865
    Abstract: According to one aspect of the technique, there is provided a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device, including: (a) heating a heat insulating plate in a substrate retainer to a processing temperature by an electromagnetic wave, and measuring a temperature change of the heat insulating plate by a non-contact type thermometer until the processing temperature; (b) heating a test object provided with a chip that does not transmit a detection light of the thermometer and accommodated in the substrate retainer to the processing temperature, and measuring a temperature change of the chip by the thermometer until the processing temperature; (c) acquiring a correlation between the temperature change of the heat insulating plate and that of the chip based on measurement results; and (d) controlling a heater to heat the substrate based on the correlation and the temperature of the heat insulating plate measured by the thermometer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Inventors: Kenji SHINOZAKI, Tetsuo YAMAMOTO, Yukitomo HIROCHI, Yoshihiko YANAGISAWA, Naoki HARA, Masaaki UENO, Hideto YAMAGUCHI, Hitoshi MURATA, Shuhei SAIDO, Kazuhiro KIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210398053
    Abstract: A work content analyzing apparatus of the present embodiment includes a first database storing state information indicating a state of each of one or a plurality of workers in association with time information and identification information of the worker, an estimation unit estimating the work content executed by the worker on the basis of at least two pieces of state information associated with same time in the state information stored in the first database, a specification unit specifying work time spent for the estimated work content on the basis of the state information stored in the first database and the time information associated with the state information, and an analysis unit analyzing the work content on the basis of the estimated work content and the specified work time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2021
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Applicants: DENSO CORPORATION, Toshiba Digital Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuki YAMAMOTO, Toshiyuki MORISHITA, Jun TAKAHASHI, Hiroki TAKENOUCHI, Ken ISHII, Hitoshi KOBAYASHI, Takashi KUSAKABE, Yuto AKIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210371710
    Abstract: A block copolymer comprising a polymer block (A) mainly comprising a vinyl aromatic monomer unit, and a polymer block (B) mainly comprising a conjugated diene monomer unit, the block copolymer being represented by the following general formula (1) or (2): wherein each curved portion represents a saturated or unsaturated hydrocarbon group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms which is unsubstituted or optionally has a substituent, X represents a group 1 element, and “polymer” represents a polymer moiety.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2019
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicant: Asahi Kasei Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Naoki Taniguchi, Ippei Kameda, Masato Yamada, Hitoshi Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20210327435
    Abstract: A voice processing device, a voice processing method, and a program recording medium that enhance accuracy of speaker recognition are provided. A voice processing device 100 includes a voice statistics calculation unit 120 that calculates voice statistics that indicates an appearance of each type of sound included in a voice signal that indicates a voice, and a second feature calculation unit 140 that calculates a second feature to recognize specific attribute information based on a temporal change of the voice statistics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2018
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Hitoshi YAMAMOTO, Takafumi KOSHINAKA
  • Publication number: 20210328258
    Abstract: A method for producing a solid composition according to the present disclosure includes producing an oxide to be converted into a first functional ceramic by reacting with an oxoacid compound, and mixing the oxide, the oxoacid compound, and a second functional ceramic that is different from the first functional ceramic. The oxoacid compound preferably contains at least one of a nitrate ion and a sulfate ion as an oxoanion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventors: Masahiro FURUSAWA, Tomofumi YOKOYAMA, Naoyuki TOYODA, Hitoshi YAMAMOTO, Tsutomu TERAOKA
  • Publication number: 20210320325
    Abstract: A solid composition according to the present disclosure includes first particles constituted by a first solid electrolyte containing at least lithium, an oxide having a different formulation from the first solid electrolyte, and an oxoacid compound. It is preferred that the oxide and the oxoacid compound are contained in second particles that are different from the first particles. It is preferred that the oxoacid compound contains at least one of a nitrate ion and a sulfate ion as an oxoanion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2021
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Inventors: Masahiro FURUSAWA, Tomofumi YOKOYAMA, Naoyuki TOYODA, Hitoshi YAMAMOTO, Tsutomu TERAOKA
  • Publication number: 20210319087
    Abstract: An authentication device is provided with: a plurality of attribute-dependent score calculation units each calculating an attribute-dependent score dependent on a prescribed attribute for input data; an attribute-independent score calculation unit for calculating an attribute-independent score independent of the attribute for the input data; an attribute estimation unit for performing attribute estimation for the input data; and a score integration unit for determining a score weight of each of a plurality of attribute-dependent scores and of the attribute-independent score using the result of the attribute estimation and calculating an output score using the attribute-dependent scores, the attribute-independent score, and the determined score weights.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2021
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Koji OKABE, Hitoshi YAMAMOTO, Takafumi KOSHINAKA
  • Patent number: 11145837
    Abstract: The present invention relates to OLED devices and stacks for OLED devices that include a symmetric emissive-layer architecture. In one embodiment, the present invention relates to an emissive stack having three layers, wherein the top and bottom layers emit light in the same or similar color region while the middle layer emits light in a different color region than the other two layers. In such an embodiment, the three layers are in contact with each other with no other layers in between. The symmetric emissive-layer architecture of the present invention can be used to improve the color stability of OLED devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Universal Display Corporation
    Inventors: Hitoshi Yamamoto, Xin Xu, Michael S. Weaver, Vadim Adamovich
  • Publication number: 20210300826
    Abstract: A method for producing a solid composition according to the present disclosure is a method for producing a solid composition that is used for forming a functional ceramic having a first crystal phase. The method for producing a solid composition includes: producing an oxide composed of a second crystal phase different from the first crystal phase; and mixing the oxide and an oxo acid compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Tomofumi YOKOYAMA, Hitoshi YAMAMOTO, Naoyuki TOYODA
  • Publication number: 20210288345
    Abstract: A solid electrolyte according to the present disclosure is represented by the following compositional formula (1). Li7-2x-zLa3(Zr2-x-zWxMz)O12??(1) In the formula (1), x and z satisfy 0.10?x?0.60 and 0.00<z?0.25, and M is at least one type of element selected from the group consisting of Nb, Ta, and Sb.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Inventors: Hitoshi YAMAMOTO, Tsutomu TERAOKA, Tomofumi YOKOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20210287682
    Abstract: The information processing apparatus (2000) computes a first score representing a degree of similarity between the input sound data (10) and the registrant sound data (22) of the registrant (20). The information processing apparatus (2000) obtains a plurality of pieces of segmented sound data (12) by segmenting the input sound data (10) in the time direction. The information processing apparatus (2000) computes, for each piece of segmented sound data piece (12), a second score representing the degree of similarity between the segmented sound data (12) and the registrant sound data (22). The information processing apparatus 2000 makes first determination to determine whether a number of speakers of sound included in the input sound data (10) is one or multiple, using at least the second score.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2018
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Ling GUO, Hitoshi YAMAMOTO, Takafumi KOSHINAKA
  • Publication number: 20210280901
    Abstract: A solid electrolyte according to the present disclosure is represented by the following compositional formula (1). Li7-x(La3-zYz)(Zr2-xMx)O12??(1) In the formula (1), x and z satisfy 0.00<x<1.10, and 0.00<z?0.15, and M is two or more types of elements selected from the group consisting of Nb, Ta, and Sb.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2021
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Inventors: Hitoshi YAMAMOTO, Tsutomu TERAOKA, Tomofumi YOKOYAMA