Patents by Inventor Kazuyuki Watanabe

Kazuyuki Watanabe 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: 10389212
    Abstract: A printed circuit board and multiple components, which are mounted on both sides of the printed circuit board, form a circuit to drive a motor. The printed circuit board is opposed to a case at a one side. First thermal conductive portion is interposed between a heat generating component of the components and the case. Second thermal conductive portion is interposed between the circuit board and the case. The first and second thermal conductive portions are formed of the same flexible material, are equipped to the same side of the circuit board, are in contact with both the circuit board and the case, and are located at different positions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Ishimoto, Kazuyuki Watanabe, Takuya Matsuyama
  • Publication number: 20190248270
    Abstract: There is provided a mobile object including an imaging unit configured to capture a perimeter of the mobile object, a speaker configured to be capable of controlling directivity, a determination unit configured to determine whether the mobile object is in a driving mode, and a speaker control unit configured to control the speaker in the driving mode in a manner that predetermined audio is output toward a warning target that is recognized based on a captured image captured by the imaging unit, and to control the speaker in a non-driving mode in a manner that the predetermined audio is output in a non-directional way.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: YOICHIRO SAKO, HIROSHI OKADA, KAZUHIRO WATANABE, KAZUYUKI SAKODA, HIROFUMI YUCHI, KOHEI ASADA
  • Patent number: 10383134
    Abstract: Communication resources are appropriately used. An information processing device is an information processing device including an acquisition unit and a control unit. Here, the acquisition unit acquires a relative priority of each information processing device in a network built through autonomous wireless communication of a plurality of information processing devices. In addition, the control unit performs control such that a communication resource of the network is allocated based on the priority (a relative priority of each information processing device in the network) acquired by the acquisition unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Natsuki Itaya, Kazuyuki Sakoda, Nobuhiko Watanabe, Mitsuru Takehara, Takatoshi Nakamura, Masayuki Takada, Shuhei Sonoda
  • Patent number: 10308164
    Abstract: There is provided a mobile object including an imaging unit configured to capture a perimeter of the mobile object, a speaker configured to be capable of controlling directivity, a determination unit configured to determine whether the mobile object is in a driving mode, and a speaker control unit configured to control the speaker in the driving mode in a manner that predetermined audio is output toward a warning target that is recognized based on a captured image captured by the imaging unit, and to control the speaker in a non-driving mode in a manner that the predetermined audio is output in a non-directional way.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoichiro Sako, Hiroshi Okada, Kazuhiro Watanabe, Kazuyuki Sakoda, Hirofumi Yuchi, Kohei Asada
  • Publication number: 20190138859
    Abstract: There is provided a display control system including a plurality of display units, an imaging unit configured to capture a subject, a predictor configured to predict an action of the subject according to a captured image captured by the imaging unit, a guide image generator configured to generate a guide image that guides the subject according to a prediction result from the predictor, and a display controller configured to, on the basis of the prediction result from the predictor, select a display unit capable of displaying an image at a position corresponding to the subject from the plurality of display units, and to control the selected display unit to display the guide image at the position corresponding to the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2019
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Watanabe, Yoichiro Sako, Akira Tange, Kazuyuki Sakoda, Kohei Asada, Takatoshi Nakamura, Mitsuru Takehara, Yasunori Kamada, Takayasu Kon, Kazunori Hayashi, Hiroyuki Hanaya, Yuki Koga, Tomoya Onuma
  • Publication number: 20180174787
    Abstract: An electromagnetic device (17) comprises stationary cores (17a, 17b), a coil unit (17g) including spools (17e, 17f) with an electromagnetic coil (17c, 17d) wound around respective outer peripheries of the spools, a yoke (17j) fixed to one end of the stationary cores inserted through a core insertion hole (17h, 17i) of the spool, magnetic pole plates (17k, 17m) coupled to the other end of the stationary cores inserted through the core insertion hole of the spool, and a movable core (17n) disposed opposite the magnetic pole plate. The coil unit is provided with first coupling portions (30 to 33, 34 to 37, 46, 47, 38, 39) configured to detachably couple the yoke and the magnetic pole plate with the coil unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2018
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Applicant: FUJI ELECTRIC FA COMPONENTS & SYSTEMS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuyuki Watanabe, Koji Okubo, Taku Uchiyama, Shigenori Kawashima
  • Patent number: 9949386
    Abstract: A case includes a base and a cover and defines an accommodation space therein. The base has a first through hole through which a magnetoelectric conversion element, which is mounted on a circuit board, is opposed to a sensor magnet of a motor. A connector includes a terminal and a housing, which supports the terminal. The connector has a first protrusion projected toward the base for positioning. The first protrusion of the connector has a tip end inserted through a second through hole of the printed circuit board and further inserted in a hole portion of the base. A second protrusion of the base is projected toward the printed circuit board and is inserted in a third through hole of the printed circuit board for positioning.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya Matsuyama, Takashi Hoshino, Kazuyuki Watanabe
  • Patent number: 9948160
    Abstract: A base of a case has an inner groove portion, which surrounds a circuit board, and an outer groove portion. A first projected portion of a connector is inserted in the inner groove portion via a first seal portion. A second projected portion of the connector is inserted in the outer groove portion via a second seal portion. The first seal portion and the second seal portion are formed of the same material and are interposed between a periphery of an opening of the case and the connector. The first seal portion in the inner groove portion is in contact with the first projected portion of the connector to water tightly seal an accommodation space formed in the case. The second seal portion in the outer groove portion is in contact with the second projected portion of the connector to restrict vibration of the connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya Matsuyama, Kazuyuki Watanabe
  • Patent number: 9935522
    Abstract: A base includes first to third projected portions. A sealing surface of the base is opposed to the housing and equipped with a sealing member. An attachment portion outside the sealing surface is screwed with the housing. A first projected portion projects from the attachment portion toward the housing. The second and third projected portions project relative to the sealing surface toward the housing. A recessed portion between the sealing surface and the first projected portion partially receives and fitted with a spigot protrusion of the housing. The second projected portion is located inside the third projected portion, and the third projected portion is located inside the recessed portion in the radial direction. The second and third projected portions extend along the circumferential direction. The first to third projected portions have projected tip end surfaces located in a same plane and in contact with the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2018
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kazuyuki Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20180006520
    Abstract: A printed circuit board and multiple components, which are mounted on both sides of the printed circuit board, form a circuit to drive a motor. The printed circuit board is opposed to a case at a one side. First thermal conductive portion is interposed between a heat generating component of the components and the case. Second thermal conductive portion is interposed between the circuit board and the case. The first and second thermal conductive portions are formed of the same flexible material, are equipped to the same side of the circuit board, are in contact with both the circuit board and the case, and are located at different positions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventors: Yasuhiro ISHIMOTO, Kazuyuki WATANABE, Takuya MATSUYAMA
  • Publication number: 20180006524
    Abstract: A base includes first to third projected portions. A sealing surface of the base is opposed to the housing and equipped with a sealing member. An attachment portion outside the sealing surface is screwed with the housing. A first projected portion projects from the attachment portion toward the housing. The second and third projected portions project relative to the sealing surface toward the housing. A recessed portion between the sealing surface and the first projected portion partially receives and fitted with a spigot protrusion of the housing. The second projected portion is located inside the third projected portion, and the third projected portion is located inside the recessed portion in the radial direction. The second and third projected portions extend along the circumferential direction. The first to third projected portions have projected tip end surfaces located in a same plane and in contact with the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventor: Kazuyuki WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20180007802
    Abstract: A case includes a base and a cover and defines an accommodation space therein. The base has a first through hole through which a magnetoelectric conversion element, which is mounted on a circuit board, is opposed to a sensor magnet of a motor. A connector includes a terminal and a housing, which supports the terminal. The connector has a first protrusion projected toward the base for positioning. The first protrusion of the connector has a tip end inserted through a second through hole of the printed circuit board and further inserted in a hole portion of the base. A second protrusion of the base is projected toward the printed circuit board and is inserted in a third through hole of the printed circuit board for positioning.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventors: Takuya MATSUYAMA, Takashi HOSHINO, Kazuyuki WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20180006525
    Abstract: A base of a case has an inner groove portion, which surrounds a circuit board, and an outer groove portion. A first projected portion of a connector is inserted in the inner groove portion via a first seal portion. A second projected portion of the connector is inserted in the outer groove portion via a second seal portion. The first seal portion and the second seal portion are formed of the same material and are interposed between a periphery of an opening of the case and the connector. The first seal portion in the inner groove portion is in contact with the first projected portion of the connector to water tightly seal an accommodation space formed in the case. The second seal portion in the outer groove portion is in contact with the second projected portion of the connector to restrict vibration of the connector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Inventors: Takuya MATSUYAMA, Kazuyuki WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20170028232
    Abstract: A lifeline support device for being mounted on a scaffold frame having a vertical member and a horizontal arm connected to the vertical member, including a tubular support post base, and a support post securable in the support post base. The support post base has a hook engageable over the horizontal arm, a pipe receiver engageable with the vertical member and a clamp detachably mounted to a lower portion of the tubular support post base for clamping the vertical member, while the support post has a proximal portion fittable into the tubular support post base and a distal portion provided with a ring for receiving a lifeline.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2015
    Publication date: February 2, 2017
    Applicant: ICHIJOGUMI, LTD
    Inventor: Kazuyuki WATANABE
  • Patent number: 9419491
    Abstract: A motor connecting member, which connects a motor winding and a terminal block, includes a terminal to be connected to the terminal block, a winding connecting portion to be connected to the motor winding, and an extended portion extending between the terminal and the winding connecting portion. The extended portion is made by plastically deforming a single wire having a circular cross section, and is bent in a predetermined shape fitted for connection between an end of the motor winding connected with the winding connecting portion and the terminal block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: Hitachi Metals, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichi Egami, Kazuhiko Tomita, Kazuyuki Watanabe
  • Patent number: 9337694
    Abstract: Provided is an electricity collection and distribution ring excellent in durability and the easiness of manufacturing while the size thereof is reduced, and also provided is a method for manufacturing the electricity collection and distribution ring. The electricity collection and distribution ring (2) comprises: first to fourth bus rings (21 to 24) for collecting electricity from and distributing electricity to each of the phase coils (111, 112, 113) of a three-phase motor (1); a plurality of fixing members (3) disposed at a plurality of predetermined positions in a circumferential direction of the first to fourth bus rings (21 to 24) and mutually fixing the first to fourth bus rings (21 to 24); and a plurality of connection terminals (4) for connecting the first to fourth bus rings (21 to 24) and the lead-out lines of the respective phase coils (111, 112, 113).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenichi Egami, Kazuyuki Watanabe, Kazuhiko Tomita, Toru Sumi, Manabu Yazaki, Koichi Ono
  • Patent number: 9225217
    Abstract: An electric power collection and distribution ring includes a plurality of annular bus rings for collecting and distributing power to windings of a stator, the windings being covered with an insulation cover and the stator being formed by winding the windings around a plurality of teeth arranged in a circular pattern. The bus ring is formed by annularly coupling a plurality of arc-shaped conductive members each including terminal portions at both circumferential end portions, the terminal portions being welded to each other together with an end portion of the winding. The terminal portion includes a first contact surface coming into contact with the end portion of the winding at the time of the welding and a second contact surface to be a contact point between the terminal portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: HITACHI METALS LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Tomita, Kenichi Egami, Takahiro Futatsumori, Kazuyuki Watanabe
  • Patent number: 9068481
    Abstract: An accommodation space formation member forms an accommodation space and a communication hole. The accommodation space accommodates an electronic component. The communication hole communicates the accommodation space with an outside of the accommodation space formation member. A ventilation member is equipped to the communication hole or an opening of the communication hole on a side of the accommodation space. The ventilation member is configured to permit flow of vapor between the accommodation space and the outside and to restrict flow of liquid between the accommodation space and the outside. The accommodation space formation member has an outer wall having a first groove portion, which forms a first groove. The first groove communicates with an opening of the communication hole on the outside.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2015
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kazuyuki Watanabe
  • Patent number: 8939257
    Abstract: The invention provides a power train mechanism capable of decreasing a rotational resistance. The power train mechanism includes: a clutch drum; a forced feed oil passage and a central oil passage for supplying oil to the clutch drum; an oil reservoir provided below the clutch drum; an outer circumferential surface surrounding member for surrounding an outer circumferential surface of the clutch drum, while facing the outer circumferential surface with a clearance therebetween to such a degree as to avoid contact with the outer circumferential surface during rotation of the outer circumferential surface of the clutch drum; and a trans-axle rear cover provided continuously to the outer circumferential surface surrounding member, for surrounding axial one end surface of the clutch drum, in which a side of the outer circumferential surface surrounding member axially opposite to the trans-axle rear cover is an open end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2006
    Date of Patent: January 27, 2015
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kazuaki Nakamura, Kazuyuki Watanabe
  • Patent number: 8922079
    Abstract: An electric motor includes a stator including multiple phase windings wound around a plurality of teeth arranged in a circular pattern, and an annular bus ring arranged concentrically with the stator to supply drive current to the windings. The bus ring includes a metal conductor and a lead-out wire inserting portion for inserting a lead-out wire of the winding therethrough, the lead-out wire inserting portion being formed by bending the metal conductor. The lead-out wire inserting portion is crimped with the lead-out wire inserted therethrough such that the metal conductor is electrically connected to the lead-out wire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: Hitachi Metals Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichi Egami, Kazuyuki Watanabe