Patents by Inventor Kazuyuki Sasaki

Kazuyuki Sasaki 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: 20210275374
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a bed apparatus includes a frame, a side rail, and a holder. The holder is secured to the frame. The holder holds the side rail to make the side rail switchable between a first position state where the side rail is in a first position and a second position state where the side rail is in a second position lower than the first position. The holder includes: a lock portion to lock the side rail in the first position state; a cover portion to cover at least part of the lock portion; a lever portion to be operated to release lock of the lock portion; and a stopper portion to make it difficult for the lever portion to operate to release the lock. The bed apparatus that can prevent erroneous release of the lock can be provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2019
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Inventors: Yusuke SASAKI, Kazuyuki OHHIRA, Hiroki KIKUCHI
  • Patent number: 11111713
    Abstract: An operator for a vehicle side door including a metallic outer panel, a metallic inner panel, and a door glass partitioning a storage space between a downward movement locus line of the door glass and the metallic inner panel, the operator including: a drive unit provided in the storage space such that the drive unit overlaps with the downward movement locus line of the door in a width direction of the door; a pinion gear fixed to an output shaft of the drive unit; a rack including a rack gear configured to engage with the pinion gear; and a connecting arm pivotally supported on a vehicle body side bracket fixed to the vehicle body, the connecting arm being connected to a front end of the rack, wherein the side door moves in a direction of opening the door and closing the door in accordance with the movement of the rack.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUI KINZOKU ACT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kiichi Noguchi, Shungo Ikeno, Shintaro Okawa, Kazuyuki Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20210261737
    Abstract: A thermally conductive sheet 10 of the present invention comprises a polymer matrix 12 and an anisotropic filler 13, and the anisotropic filler 13 is oriented in a thickness direction. The anisotropic filler 13 is disposed in such a way as to fall down in a proportion of 1 to 45% in the vicinity of surfaces 10A, 10B of the thermally conductive sheet 10. According to the present invention, a thermally conductive sheet capable of sufficiently improving the thermal conductive properties in the thickness direction can be provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Applicant: SEKISUI POLYMATECH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroki KUDOH, Taku SASAKI, Kana HATTORI, Kazuyuki YAHARA, Yasunari KUSAKA
  • Patent number: 11014455
    Abstract: A vehicle drive device that includes a rotating electrical machine that serves as a drive power source for a first wheel and a second wheel; a differential gear device that distributes drive power from the rotating electrical machine to the first wheel and the second wheel; a reduction device that includes a planetary gear mechanism with a sun gear, a carrier, and a ring gear; and a case that accommodates the rotating electrical machine, the differential gear device, and the reduction device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: AISIN AW CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daiki Suyama, Hiroaki Sanji, Mitsuhiro Ichioka, Yuki Kawaguchi, Koji Ota, Kazuyuki Sasaki, Isao Fujishima
  • Publication number: 20210025213
    Abstract: A vehicle side door opening/closing device includes a motor, a gear case to which the motor is fixed and which is fixed to a side door, a speed reducer built in the gear case, an output gear provided to the speed reducer, a rack of which an end portion is pivotably supported to a vehicle body and which is provided with a rack gear, and an engagement holding unit connected with the gear case and movably supporting the rack while constantly keeping an engagement allowance between the rack and the output gear. The side door is moved in an opening direction by pushing the rack and in a closing direction by pulling the rack respectively following the rotation of the output gear. The engagement holding unit rotates around a rotation center of the output gear by a swing of the rack following the opening/closing operation of the side door.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: Kiichi NOGUCHI, Kazuyuki SASAKI
  • Patent number: 10856435
    Abstract: A fan attachment structure for attaching a fan to a casing is provided. The casing includes an accommodation portion configured to accommodate the fan, and an engaged portion formed on a side surface of the accommodation portion. The fan includes an engagement portion formed in a housing, and configured to engage with the engaged portion to restrict movement of the fan in a direction from an interior of the accommodation portion to an opening portion, and a rattling suppressing mechanism formed on a surface of the housing facing toward the side surface of the accommodation portion and configured to bias the fan in a direction apart from the side surface of the accommodation portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: FANUC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kazuyuki Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20200279103
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus (2000) detects leaving of an object to be determined from an object queue (20) included in video data (12) generated by a camera (10). The information processing apparatus (2000) infers a global behavior of the object to be determined on the basis of a relationship between the object to be determined and another object (22) included in the object queue (20). The information processing apparatus (2000) determines whether or not the object to be determined has left the object queue (20) on the basis of the global behavior of the object to be determined.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2017
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kazuyuki SASAKI
  • Publication number: 20200215883
    Abstract: An operator for a vehicle side door includes: a drive unit; a pinion gear fixed to an output shaft of the drive unit; a rack including a rack gear, the rack gear being configured to engage with the pinion gear; a connecting arm pivotally supported on a vehicle body side bracket fixed to the vehicle body, the connecting arm being connected to a front end of the rack; and a contact stopper fixed to a rear end of the rack, wherein the side door moves in a direction of opening the door when the rack moves forward by the rotation of the pinion gear and the side door moves in a direction of closing the door when the rack moves backward by rotation of the pinion gear, and the contact stopper is configured to come into contact with the drive unit when the rack moves forward by a specified amount.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Kiichi Noguchi, Shungo Ikeno, Shintaro Okawa, Kazuyuki Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20200215920
    Abstract: A vehicle drive device that includes a rotating electrical machine that serves as a drive power source for a first wheel and a second wheel; a differential gear device that distributes drive power from the rotating electrical machine to the first wheel and the second wheel; a reduction device that includes a planetary gear mechanism with a sun gear, a carrier, and a ring gear; and a case that accommodates the rotating electrical machine, the differential gear device, and the reduction device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: AISIN AW CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daiki SUYAMA, Hiroaki SANJI, Mitsuhiro ICHIOKA, Yuki KAWAGUCHI, Koji OTA, Kazuyuki SASAKI, Isao FUJISHIMA
  • Publication number: 20200217122
    Abstract: An operator for a vehicle side door including a metallic outer panel, a metallic inner panel, and a door glass partitioning a storage space between a downward movement locus line of the door glass and the metallic inner panel, the operator including: a drive unit provided in the storage space such that the drive unit overlaps with the downward movement locus line of the door in a width direction of the door; a pinion gear fixed to an output shaft of the drive unit; a rack including a rack gear configured to engage with the pinion gear; and a connecting arm pivotally supported on a vehicle body side bracket fixed to the vehicle body, the connecting arm being connected to a front end of the rack, wherein the side door moves in a direction of opening the door and closing the door in accordance with the movement of the rack.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Kiichi NOGUCHI, Shungo IKENO, Shintaro OKAWA, Kazuyuki SASAKI
  • Patent number: 10451574
    Abstract: An inspection method for a heatsink according to the present disclosure includes a measurement preparation step of placing the heatsink in a place where radiated-heat quantities can be measured by first and second thermal sensors, each of the first and second thermal sensors including a temperature sensor and a heat-concentrating mirror with a heat-receiving surface curved in a concave shape, the first and second thermal sensors being disposed in different places in a state where a heat-receiving line is inclined from a direction in which the fin protrudes by a predetermined angle, a measurement step of acquiring first and second radiated-heat quantities from the first and second thermal sensors, respectively, and a determination step of determining that a coating state of the coating is fine when a total value of the first and second radiated-heat quantities is larger than a predetermined range defined in advance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Kazuyuki Sasaki
  • Patent number: 10231355
    Abstract: A cooling structure for an electronic device is configured to include internal heat dissipating fins (first heat dissipating member) accommodated inside a casing together with being disposed on a printed circuit board serving as a circuit substrate, and external heat dissipating fins (second heat dissipating member), a portion of which is exposed externally of the casing. The external heat dissipating fins include a heat input blade member which is fitted into a first heat dissipating blade member that constitutes the internal heat dissipating fins, and a second heat dissipating blade member which is exposed externally of the casing. A heat transfer part adapted to transmit heat from the heat input blade member to the second heat dissipating blade member is interposed between the heat input blade member and the second heat dissipating blade member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: FANUC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kazuyuki Sasaki
  • Patent number: 10113614
    Abstract: A door opening/closing device includes: a motor; and an output shaft arranged on a line extending from an axial center of the motor, power of the motor being transmitted to the output shaft via a deceleration mechanism, the door opening/closing device opening and closing a door via the output shaft by driving the motor. Positional deviation on both end surfaces of the output shaft is set to equal to or higher than ?0.01 and equal to or lower than ?0.1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: Mitsui Kinzoku Act Corporation
    Inventor: Kazuyuki Sasaki
  • Patent number: 10104804
    Abstract: Elongated top panel heat dissipation slits each include a first long side sidewall that extends in a depth direction of a first long side, and a second long side sidewall that extends in the depth direction of a second long side. For example, the second long side sidewall is provided with projection portions that protrude toward the first long side sidewall. Then, step portions are formed. The step portions incline to a lower side as the step portions extend away from printed circuit boards. An inclined rib inclining to a lower side in an extension direction of a casing locates near lower end portions of the step portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: FANUC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kazuyuki Sasaki
  • Patent number: 10076051
    Abstract: An electronic device unit includes a printed board housing body, a printed board, and a front face panel to which the printed board is fixed. The front face panel is provided with hooks each having a tip provided with a recessed part and knobs for disengaging the hooks. The printed board housing body includes engagement parts each provided with a protruding part to fit with the recessed part of each hook. Pinching the knobs for removing the front face panel from the printed board housing body causes the hooks turn in directions such that engagement between the hooks and the engagement parts and fitting between the recessed parts and the protruding parts are released.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: FANUC Corporation
    Inventors: Yuuichi Honda, Kazuyuki Sasaki, Hitoshi Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10070557
    Abstract: An electronic device according to the present invention includes a fan motor disposed at the upper side of a ventilation hole in an upper wall part of a casing containing an electronic component. A fluid receiving part for receiving fluid is positioned beneath lowermost points of vanes of the fan motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: FANUC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kazuyuki Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20180124948
    Abstract: A fan attachment structure for attaching a fan to a casing is provided. The casing includes an accommodation portion configured to accommodate the fan, and an engaged portion formed on a side surface of the accommodation portion. The fan includes an engagement portion formed in a housing, and configured to engage with the engaged portion to restrict movement of the fan in a direction from an interior of the accommodation portion to an opening portion, and a rattling suppressing mechanism formed on a surface of the housing facing toward the side surface of the accommodation portion and configured to bias the fan in a direction apart from the side surface of the accommodation portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2017
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Applicant: FANUC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kazuyuki Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20180106741
    Abstract: An inspection method for a heatsink according to the present disclosure includes a measurement preparation step of placing the heatsink in a place where radiated-heat quantities can be measured by first and second thermal sensors, each of the first and second thermal sensors including a temperature sensor and a heat-concentrating mirror with a heat-receiving surface curved in a concave shape, the first and second thermal sensors being disposed in different places in a state where a heat-receiving line is inclined from a direction in which the fin protrudes by a predetermined angle, a measurement step of acquiring first and second radiated-heat quantities from the first and second thermal sensors, respectively, and a determination step of determining that a coating state of the coating is fine when a total value of the first and second radiated-heat quantities is larger than a predetermined range defined in advance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2017
    Publication date: April 19, 2018
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Kazuyuki SASAKI
  • Patent number: 9902274
    Abstract: There is provided a vehicle electric power system comprising: a battery; a first DC-DC converter configured to step down a voltage of electric power; a second DC-DC converter configured to step down the voltage of the electric power; an electric power storage unit configured to accumulate energy of the electric power whose voltage is stepped down to a first voltage by the second DC-DC converter; an electric power receiving unit configured to receive an electric power from an external device, a voltage of the received electric power being less than the first voltage; and a control circuit configured to control the first DC-DC converter and the second DC-DC converter; wherein the control circuit is started with the electric power received by the electric power receiving unit and operated with electric power, whose voltage is a second voltage less than the first voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Kazuyuki Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20180007810
    Abstract: A cooling structure for an electronic device is configured to include internal heat dissipating fins (first heat dissipating member) accommodated inside a casing together with being disposed on a printed circuit board serving as a circuit substrate, and external heat dissipating fins (second heat dissipating member), a portion of which is exposed externally of the casing. The external heat dissipating fins include a heat input blade member which is fitted into a first heat dissipating blade member that constitutes the internal heat dissipating fins, and a second heat dissipating blade member which is exposed externally of the casing. A heat transfer part adapted to transmit heat from the heat input blade member to the second heat dissipating blade member is interposed between the heat input blade member and the second heat dissipating blade member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventor: Kazuyuki SASAKI