Patents by Inventor Kazuhiro Miki

Kazuhiro Miki 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: 10666450
    Abstract: Within a certain time period, an action is executed according to a circumstance in which a plurality of events occur. A linking server (1) includes (i) an event detecting section (103) which detects an occurrence of each of a plurality of events specified in a linking rule and (ii) an action execution control section (105) which controls a device controlling server (2) to execute an action in a case where an occurrence of one of the plurality of events is detected and then, within the certain time period, occurrences of all of remaining ones of the plurality of events are detected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Miki, Masaya Nakamura, Masahiro Chiba
  • Publication number: 20190036723
    Abstract: Within a certain time period, an action is executed according to a circumstance in which a plurality of events occur. A linking server (1) includes (i) an event detecting section (103) which detects an occurrence of each of a plurality of events specified in a linking rule and (ii) an action execution control section (105) which controls a device controlling server (2) to execute an action in a case where an occurrence of one of the plurality of events is detected and then, within the certain time period, occurrences of all of remaining ones of the plurality of events are detected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2016
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventors: KAZUHIRO MIKI, MASAYA NAKAMURA, MASAHIRO CHIBA
  • Patent number: 9998891
    Abstract: A network system includes a plurality of terminals including at least a first terminal and a second terminal, one or more devices including at least a first device, and a server adapted to refer to group information. The server refers to the group information and determines whether to accept a request for the first device from the second terminal, when in a state of accepting a request for the first device from the first terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masahiro Chiba, Toru Ueda, Kazuyuki Nako, Masaki Hashiura, Kazuhiro Miki
  • Patent number: 9566712
    Abstract: In a self-propelled vacuum cleaner (1), a housing operation management section (51) and an image transmission control section (53) receive a stop instruction for stopping a transmission operation of an image from a user. In a case where the stop instruction is received, the image transmission control section (53) stops the transmission operation of the image and sets a command non-reception mode. Upon receipt of the stop instruction for stopping the transmission operation of the image, the command control section (56) notifies, to a login terminal device which has transmitted a command of the transmission operation of the image, that the command non-reception mode in which reception of the operation command from the login terminal device is refused has been set in the self-propelled vacuum cleaner 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2017
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masashi Matsumoto, Kazuhiro Miki
  • Patent number: 9284633
    Abstract: A heat resistant cast steel containing, in mass %, C: 0.05-0.15, Si: 0.03-0.2, Mn: 0.1-1.5, Ni: 0.1-1, Cr: 8-10.5, Mo: 0.2-1.5, V: 0.1-0.3, Co: 0.1-5, W: 0.1-5, N: 0.005-0.03, Nb: 0.01-0.2, B: 0.002-0.015, Ti: 0.01-0.1, Fe and unavoidable impurities. A method for manufacturing a heat resistant cast steel, the method including melting raw materials to obtain a molten metal, refining and degassing the molten metal, pouring the molten metal into a predetermined mold to form a shape, performing an annealing treatment at a temperature of 1000 to 1150° C., performing a normalizing treatment at a temperature of 1000 to 1200° C., performing a first stage tempering treatment at a temperature of 500 to 700° C., and performing a second stage tempering treatment at a temperature of 700 to 780° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignees: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, THE JAPAN STEEL WORKS, LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki Yamada, Reki Takaku, Haruki Ohnishi, Kenichi Okuno, Kenichi Imai, Shinji Tanaka, Kazuhiro Miki
  • Publication number: 20150334188
    Abstract: A network system includes a plurality of terminals including at least a first terminal and a second terminal, one or more devices including at least a first device, and a server adapted to refer to group information. The server refers to the group information and determines whether to accept a request for the first device from the second terminal, when in a state of accepting a request for the first device from the first terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2015
    Publication date: November 19, 2015
    Inventors: Masahiro CHIBA, Toru UEDA, Kazuyuki NAKO, Masaki HASHIURA, Kazuhiro MIKI
  • Publication number: 20150332675
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus of the present invention includes: a speech input section for converting an inputted speech to speech data; a speech recognition section for analyzing the speech data so as to identify a word or sentence in the speech data and calculate a certainty of the identified word or sentence; a response determining section for determining, in accordance with the certainty, whether to ask back to a user; and an asking-back section for asking back to the user, in a case where the certainty is less than a first threshold and not less than a second threshold, the response determining section determining that the electronic apparatus is going to ask back to the user, and in a case where the certainty is less than the second threshold, the response determining section determining that the electronic apparatus is not going to ask back.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 3, 2013
    Publication date: November 19, 2015
    Applicant: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kazunori YASUDA, Mami YATAKE, Kazuhiro MIKI
  • Publication number: 20150212500
    Abstract: An operation section (14) receives from a user (i) a selection instruction to select a household electric appliance as an operation target from among icons included in a layout image and (ii) an operation instruction to specify an operation content for the household electric appliance selected. A control section (21) generates, on the basis of (i) household electric appliance information stored in a setting information storage section (85) and (ii) the selection instruction and the operation instruction, an operation signal for instructing the household electric appliance selected by the user to perform the operation content specified by the user. This can improve usability for a household electric appliance operation system having a function of operating a plurality of household electric appliances.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2013
    Publication date: July 30, 2015
    Inventors: Toshio Akabane, Masahiro Ueda, Shinji Matsuura, Kazuhiro Miki
  • Patent number: 9034121
    Abstract: A low alloy steel ingot contains from 0.15 to 0.30% of C, from 0.03 to 0.2% of Si, from 0.5 to 2.0% of Mn, from 0.1 to 1.3% of Ni, from 1.5 to 3.5% of Cr, from 0.1 to 1.0% of Mo, and more than 0.15 to 0.35% of V, and optionally Ni, with a balance being Fe and unavoidable impurities. Performing quality heat treatment including a quenching step and a tempering step to the low alloy steel ingot to obtain a material, which has a grain size number of from 3 to 7 and is free from pro-eutectoid ferrite in a metallographic structure thereof, and which has a tensile strength of from 760 to 860 MPa and a fracture appearance transition temperature of not higher than 40° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignees: THE JAPAN STEEL WORKS,LTD., KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Satoru Ohsaki, Kazuhiro Miki, Tsukasa Azuma, Koji Kajikawa, Shigeru Suzuki, Masayuki Yamada, Itaru Murakami, Kenichi Okuno, Liang Yan, Reki Takaku, Akihiro Taniguchi, Tetsuya Yamanaka, Makoto Takahashi, Kenichi Imai, Osamu Watanabe, Joji Kaneko
  • Patent number: 8999078
    Abstract: A forging heat resistant steel of an embodiment contains in percent by mass C: 0.05-0.2, Si: 0.01-0.1, Mn: 0.01-0.15, Ni: 0.05-1, Cr: 8 or more and less than 10, Mo: 0.05-1, V: 0.05-0.3, Co: 1-5, W: 1-2.2, N: 0.01 or more and less than 0.015, Nb: 0.01-0.15, B: 0.003-0.03, and a remainder comprising Fe and unavoidable impurities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignees: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, The Japan Steel Works, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masayuki Yamada, Reki Takaku, Haruki Ohnishi, Kenichi Okuno, Kenichi Imai, Kazuhiro Miki, Tsukasa Azuma, Satoru Ohsaki
  • Publication number: 20150070142
    Abstract: In a case where a registration process of registering a second mode is carried out, (i) a communication terminal device (10) transmits, to an electronic device (20), according to a first communication method, an access instruction which instructs the electronic device (20) to access a server device (50), (ii) the electronic device (20) accesses the server device (50) in response to the access instruction, and (iii), upon reception of the access from the electronic device (20), the server device (50) registers the communication terminal device (10) and the electronic device (20) associated with each other. This makes it possible to improve security of a remote control system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2013
    Publication date: March 12, 2015
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Miki, Masashi Matsumoto, Masahiro Ueda, Makio Tomita, Toshio Akabane, Hiroyuki Kishida
  • Publication number: 20150039127
    Abstract: In a self-propelled vacuum cleaner (1), a housing operation management section (51) and an image transmission control section (53) receive a stop instruction for stopping a transmission operation of an image from a user. In a case where the stop instruction is received, the image transmission control section (53) stops the transmission operation of the image and sets a command non-reception mode. Upon receipt of the stop instruction for stopping the transmission operation of the image, the command control section (56) notifies, to a login terminal device which has transmitted a command of the transmission operation of the image, that the command non-reception mode in which reception of the operation command from the login terminal device is refused has been set in the self-propelled vacuum cleaner 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2013
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Applicant: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masashi Matsumoto, Kazuhiro Miki
  • Patent number: 8549429
    Abstract: A multi-window management apparatus includes: an activating icon display unit for displaying activating icons 60, 62, 64 and 66 on a display screen 56; a window display unit opening, when activating icon 64 is designated, a window 72 corresponding to activating icon 64 next to activating icon 64; and a window arranging unit for rearranging and displaying, when activating icon 64 is designated, a window 68 that has been open, and activating icons 60, 62 and 66 other than the designated activating icon 64, such that these are arranged along the longer side direction of display screen 56 not to be overlapping on an area where the new window 72 is to be opened.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2013
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Akira Tsuruta, Shinichiro Ota, Kohki Fukuda, Kazuhiro Miki, Keiko Hirukawa
  • Publication number: 20130067325
    Abstract: An electronic book display device of the present invention includes a reproduction information storage section (17) for storing reproduction information in which (A) mark information which is necessary for redisplaying a mark added to a text of electronic book information displayed on a display section (11) and (B) display state information which is necessary for reproducing a display state of the electronic book information displayed on a display section (11) at a point in time that the mark was added are associated with each other. The electronic book display device displays the electronic book information on the display section (11) on the basis of the reproduction information stored in the reproduction information storage section (17).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2011
    Publication date: March 14, 2013
    Applicant: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Ryuji Ikeda, Kazuhiro Miki
  • Publication number: 20120261038
    Abstract: A low alloy steel ingot contains from 0.15 to 0.30% of C, from 0.03 to 0.2% of Si, from 0.5 to 2.0% of Mn, from 0.1 to 1.3% of Ni, from 1.5 to 3.5% of Cr, from 0.1 to 1.0% of Mo, and more than 0.15 to 0.35% of V, and optionally Ni, with a balance being Fe and unavoidable impurities. Performing quality heat treatment including a quenching step and a tempering step to the low alloy steel ingot to obtain a material, which has a grain size number of from 3 to 7 and is free from pro-eutectoid ferrite in a metallographic structure thereof, and which has a tensile strength of from 760 to 860 MPa and a fracture appearance transition temperature of not higher than 40 ° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2012
    Publication date: October 18, 2012
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, THE JAPAN STEEL WORKS, LTD.
    Inventors: Satoru OHSAKI, Kazuhiro MIKI, Tsukasa AZUMA, Koji KAJIKAWA, Shigeru SUZUKI, Masayuki YAMADA, Itaru MURAKAMI, Kenichi OKUNO, Liang YAN, Reki TAKAKU, Akihiro TANIGUCHI, Tetsuya YAMANAKA, Makoto TAKAHASHI, Kenichi IMAI, Osamu WATANABE, Joji KANEKO
  • Publication number: 20120198332
    Abstract: An electronic document display device (100) in accordance with the present invention includes: a marker analysis section (110) for analyzing distribution of markers in an electronic document; an input receiving section (109) for receiving designation for designating a designated part of the electronic document, which designated part is designated to be displayed on a display section (111); and a display control section (107) for causing the display section (111) to display a part of the electronic document on the basis of the distribution of the markers analyzed by the marker analysis section (110), the part ranging differently from the designated part received by the input receiving section (109), so as to increase possibility of the marked places being displayed on the display section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2010
    Publication date: August 2, 2012
    Inventors: Masayuki Shimada, Kazuhiro Miki, Yoshitaka Tanemura
  • Publication number: 20120160376
    Abstract: A heat resistant cast steel of an embodiment contains in percent by mass C: 0.05-0.15, Si: 0.03-0.2, Mn: 0.1-1.5, Ni: 0.1-1, Cr: 8-10.5, Mo: 0.2-1.5, V: 0.1-0.3, Co: 0.1-5, W: 0.1-5, N: 0.005-0.03, Nb: 0.01-0.2, B: 0.002-0.015, Ti: 0.01-0.1, and a remainder comprising Fe and unavoidable impurities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2011
    Publication date: June 28, 2012
    Applicants: THE JAPAN STEEL WORKS, LTD., KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Masayuki YAMADA, Reki Takaku, Haruki Ohnishi, Kenichi Okuno, Kenichi Imai, Shinji Tanaka, Kazuhiro Miki
  • Publication number: 20120160373
    Abstract: A forging heat resistant steel of an embodiment contains in percent by mass C: 0.05-0.2, Si: 0.01-0.1, Mn: 0.01-0.15, Ni: 0.05-1, Cr: 8 or more and less than 10, Mo: 0.05-1, V: 0.05-0.3, Co: 1-5, W: 1-2.2, N: 0.01 or more and less than 0.015, Nb: 0.01-0.15, B: 0.003-0.03, and a remainder comprising Fe and unavoidable impurities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2011
    Publication date: June 28, 2012
    Applicants: THE JAPAN STEEL WORKS, LTD., Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Masayuki YAMADA, Reki Takaku, Haruki Ohnishi, Kenichi Okuno, Kenichi Imai, Kazuhiro Miki, Tsukasa Azuma, Satoru Ohsaki
  • Patent number: 7820098
    Abstract: In the thermal power system, the electricity production efficiency may be improved by providing turbine members having the improved high temperature characteristic over the corresponding prior art turbine members. Turbine members may be provided by using high resistant steels composed of any one or ones selected from the group consisting of the components, including 0.08 to 0.13% of carbon (C), 8.5 to 9.8% of chromium (Cr), 0 to 1.5% of molybdenum (Mo), 0.10 to 0.25% of vanadium (V), 0.03 to 0.08% of niobium (Nb), 0.2 to 5.0% of tungsten (W), 1.5 to 6.0% of cobalt (Co), 0.002 to 0.015% of boron (B), 0.015 to 0.025% of nitrogen (N), and optionally, 0.01 to 3.0% of rhenium (Re), 0.1 to 0.50% of silicon (Si), 0.1 to 1.0% of manganese (Mo), 0.05 to 0.8% of nickel (Ni) and 0.1 to 1.3% of cupper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2001
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2010
    Assignees: The Japan Steel Works, Ltd., The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc.
    Inventors: Masahiko Morinaga, Yoshinori Murata, Tsukasa Azuma, Kazuhiro Miki, Tohru Ishiguro, Ryokichi Hashizume
  • Publication number: 20100088634
    Abstract: A multi-window management apparatus includes: an activating icon display unit for displaying activating icons 60, 62, 64 and 66 on a display screen 56; a window display unit opening, when activating icon 64 is designated, a window 72 corresponding to activating icon 64 next to activating icon 64; and a window arranging unit for rearranging and displaying, when activating icon 64 is designated, a window 68 that has been open, and activating icons 60, 62 and 66 other than the designated activating icon 64, such that these are arranged along the longer side direction of display screen 56 not to be overlapping on an area where the new window 72 is to be opened.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2008
    Publication date: April 8, 2010
    Inventors: Akira Tsuruta, Shinichiro Ota, Kohki Fukuda, Kazuhiro Miki, Keiko Hirukawa