Patents by Inventor Kazuhiko Tsuji

Kazuhiko Tsuji 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: 10429948
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus including a first body and a second body is provided. The second body is mechanically attachable to the first body in a first style and a second style. The electronic apparatus includes a memory and a hardware processor connected to the memory. The hardware processor is configured to detect whether the electronic apparatus is in the first or second style, and validate an operation of changing an orientation of a screen image displayed on the display and limit the validation of the operation to a certain time period during from a time of the second style being detected to a predetermined time passed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: TOSHIBA CLIENT SOLUTIONS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kazuhiko Tsuji
  • Patent number: 9927888
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic device provided with a touchpad includes a switching controller, a display processor, a notification processor and a notification controller. The notification controller is configured to control the notification processor to prevent a notification processing from being executed, even if an operation is performed on the touchpad, when the switching controller switches from a state of enabling an operation on the touchpad to a state of disabling an operation on the touchpad.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Makoto Midorikawa, Kazuhiko Tsuji
  • Publication number: 20170168594
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus including a first body and a second body is provided. The second body is mechanically attachable to the first body in a first style and a second style. The electronic apparatus includes a memory and a hardware processor connected to the memory. The hardware processor is configured to detect whether the electronic apparatus is in the first or second style, and validate an operation of changing an orientation of a screen image displayed on the display and limit the validation of the operation to a certain time period during from a time of the second style being detected to a predetermined time passed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2016
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Inventor: Kazuhiko Tsuji
  • Publication number: 20160179215
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic device provided with a touchpad includes a switching controller, a display processor, a notification processor and a notification controller. The notification controller is configured to control the notification processor to prevent a notification processing from being executed, even if an operation is performed on the touchpad, when the switching controller switches from a state of enabling an operation on the touchpad to a state of disabling an operation on the touchpad.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2015
    Publication date: June 23, 2016
    Inventors: Makoto Midorikawa, Kazuhiko Tsuji
  • Patent number: 8852477
    Abstract: A method for producing a cable-sealing member is disclosed. The method comprises forming a formed rubber including a first plane and a second plane that oppose in a thickness direction and a side plane that bridges a peripheral edge of the first plane and a peripheral edge of the second plane. The method further includes rotating the formed rubber with one axis in the thickness direction as a rotary axis while a holder is applied over the side plane of the formed rubber and, meanwhile, inserting a cutting blade from the first plane into the formed rubber to form a ring-form slit portion and stopping the cutting blade just in front of the second plane, leaving a slit-form ring unbored on one side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Fujikura Rubber Ltd.
    Inventors: Nobushige Satou, Kazuhiko Tsuji
  • Publication number: 20140245038
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic device to which an AC adaptor is attachable includes a detecting module and a control module. The detecting module detects whether the AC adaptor is attached to the electronic device. The control module controls suppression and non-suppression of power consumption of the electronic device depending upon whether the detecting module detects that the AC adaptor is attached to the electronic device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2013
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventor: Kazuhiko TSUJI
  • Publication number: 20140173310
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus includes a connection detector, an electric-power amount information acquisition module and an instruction module. The connection detector detects whether each of a plurality of electric-power supplies including a first electric-power supply and a second electric-power supply is connected to the electronic apparatus. The electric-power amount information acquisition module acquires total suppliable electric-power amount information representing a total suppliable electric-power amount supplied from the plurality of electric-power supplies detected to be connected to the electronic apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2013
    Publication date: June 19, 2014
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventor: Kazuhiko TSUJI
  • Publication number: 20140077409
    Abstract: A method for producing a cable-sealing member is disclosed. The method comprises forming a formed rubber including a first plane and a second plane that oppose in a thickness direction and a side plane that bridges a peripheral edge of the first plane and a peripheral edge of the second plane. The method further includes rotating the formed rubber with one axis in the thickness direction as a rotary axis while a holder is applied over the side plane of the formed rubber and, meanwhile, inserting a cutting blade from the first plane into the formed rubber to form a ring-form slit portion and stopping the cutting blade just in front of the second plane, leaving a slit-form ring unbored on one side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2012
    Publication date: March 20, 2014
    Applicant: FUJIKURA RUBBER LTD.
    Inventors: Nobushige Satou, Kazuhiko Tsuji
  • Publication number: 20130200858
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes: a judging section configured to judge whether a current time is in a time slot during which charging of a battery is prohibited and which is set so as to be different from a peak shift time slot; a calculating section configured to calculate an average power consumption while the electronic apparatus is powered on if the judging section judges that the current time is in the battery charging prohibition time slot; a detecting section configured to detect whether the electronic apparatus is in a power-off state or a sleep state; and a charging control section configured to control charging of the battery so that the charging is performed with power that is lower than the calculated average power consumption if the detecting section detects that the electronic apparatus is in a power-off state or a sleep state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2012
    Publication date: August 8, 2013
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventor: Kazuhiko TSUJI
  • Publication number: 20110266873
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a setting module. The setting module configured to set the apparatus to a first mode when first external direct current power is supplied to the apparatus, and to set the apparatus to a second mode when the first external direct current power and second external direct current power are supplied to the apparatus, wherein an operation of the apparatus at a power greater than the first external direct current power is disabled in the first mode, and an operation of the apparatus at a power greater than the first external direct current power is enabled in the second mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2011
    Publication date: November 3, 2011
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventor: Kazuhiko Tsuji
  • Patent number: 8035351
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus powered by a battery and an external power supply, comprises a power supply circuit which comprises a temperature sensor and converts power obtained from the external power supply and supplies a first charge current to the battery, and a controller which supplies a current to the battery with a second charge current smaller than the first charge current if a temperature received from the temperature sensor has exceeded a threshold, and supplies the current to the battery with the first charge current if both the temperature received from the temperature sensor and a battery level have exceeded corresponding thresholds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2011
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventor: Kazuhiko Tsuji
  • Publication number: 20100277130
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus powered by a battery and an external power supply, comprises a power supply circuit which comprises a temperature sensor and converts power obtained from the external power supply and supplies a first charge current to the battery, and a controller which supplies a current to the battery with a second charge current smaller than the first charge current if a temperature received from the temperature sensor has exceeded a threshold, and supplies the current to the battery with the first charge current if both the temperature received from the temperature sensor and a battery level have exceeded corresponding thresholds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2010
    Publication date: November 4, 2010
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventor: Kazuhiko TSUJI
  • Patent number: 7726004
    Abstract: A processing cell of automatic machining system configured in that it is easy to decide or change the number of steps and to design, and to reduce the installation cost. The control unit of the processing cell comprises an operation data storing means for storing every position necessary data for operation at each position of the processing cell installed in the machining section of the automatic machining system, and a position designating means for designating the after-installation position. The control unit reads necessary data for operation out of the operation data storing means in accordance with the position designated by the position designating means. Thus, the operation of each cell can be switched in accordance with the position, and the processing cells can be easily changed in position and adjusted in quantity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2010
    Assignee: Nissin Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Ooe, Toru Fujimura, Kazuhiko Tsuji, Yasuo Tomita
  • Patent number: 7562240
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a main body in which a battery is mountable and a processor provided in the main body and including a first core and a second core. The information processing apparatus further comprises a power supply controller that executes a process for setting the processor in one of a multi-core mode in which the first core and the second core are operable and a single-core mode in which one of the first core and the second core is operable, in accordance with rating information indicative of a performance of the battery mounted in the main body, which is stored in the battery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2006
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2009
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventor: Kazuhiko Tsuji
  • Publication number: 20080147220
    Abstract: A processing cell of automatic machining system configured in that it is easy to decide or change the number of steps and to design, and to reduce the installation cost. The control unit of the processing cell comprises an operation data storing means for storing every position necessary data for operation at each position of the processing cell installed in the machining section of the automatic machining system, and a position designating means for designating the after-installation position. The control unit reads necessary data for operation out of the operation data storing means in accordance with the position designated by the position designating means. Thus, the operation of each cell can be switched in accordance with the position, and the processing cells can be easily changed in position and adjusted in quantity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2008
    Publication date: June 19, 2008
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Ooe, Toru Fujimura, Kazuhiko Tsuji, Yasuo Tomita
  • Patent number: 7346973
    Abstract: A processing cell of automatic machining system configured in that it is easy to decide or change the number of steps and to design, and to reduce the installation cost. The control unit of the processing cell comprises an operation data storing means for storing every position necessary data for operation at each position of the processing cell installed in the machining section of the automatic machining system, and a position designating means for designating the after-installation position. The control unit reads necessary data for operation out of the operation data storing means in accordance with the position designated by the position designating means. Thus, the operation of each cell can be switched in accordance with the position, and the processing cells can be easily changed in position and adjusted in quantity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2003
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2008
    Assignee: Nissin Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Ooe, Toru Fujimura, Kazuhiko Tsuji, Yasuo Tomita
  • Publication number: 20070204181
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, there is provided an information processing apparatus including a control portion to change the operation mode to the first power consumption mode when a remaining capacity of the battery is reduced to a first capacity if the action of changing the operation mode to the first power consumption mode is set, and change the operation mode to the second power consumption mode when the remaining capacity of the battery is reduced to a second capacity lower than the first capacity if the action of changing the operation mode to the second power consumption mode is set.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2007
    Publication date: August 30, 2007
    Inventor: Kazuhiko Tsuji
  • Publication number: 20070118773
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a main body in which a battery is mountable and a processor provided in the main body and including a first core and a second core. The information processing apparatus further comprises a power supply controller that executes a process for setting the processor in one of a multi-core mode in which the first core and the second core are operable and a single-core mode in which one of the first core and the second core is operable, in accordance with rating information indicative of a performance of the battery mounted in the main body, which is stored in the battery.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2006
    Publication date: May 24, 2007
    Inventor: Kazuhiko Tsuji
  • Publication number: 20060022992
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a display device, an input unit, a determining unit and a processing unit. The input unit inputs an event instructing to change display luminance of the display device. The determining unit determines as to which one of a battery and an external power supply drives the apparatus. The processing unit changes the display luminance in a range of a first luminance value to a second luminance value being larger than the first luminance value in accordance with the input event when the determining unit determines that the external power supply drives the apparatus. The processing unit changes the display luminance in a range of a third luminance value to a fourth luminance value being larger than the third luminance value and being smaller than the second luminance value in accordance with the input event when the determining unit determines that the battery drives the apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2005
    Publication date: February 2, 2006
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Tsuji, Hiroki Takenouchi, Shigeharu Imamura
  • Patent number: 6920678
    Abstract: This is a processing cell of an automatic machining system having a small, lightweight and simple structure, easy to determine or change the number of process, easy in design, and low in apparatus cost. A processing cell (A) has a unit structure comprising a conveying device (10) forming a part of a work conveying route (1), a fine boring machine (5a) or honing machine (5b), (5c) as a single machine tool, and a control unit for linking them mutually and controlling, and these cells are installed, being free to increase or decrease in number, in the machining section of automatic machining system such as automatic honing system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2002
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2005
    Assignee: Nissin Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Ooe, Toru Fujimura, Kazuhiko Tsuji, Yasuo Tomita