Patents by Inventor Kei Kobayashi

Kei Kobayashi 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: 20190341164
    Abstract: A covered electrical wire comprises a conductor and an insulating covering layer provided outside the conductor, the conductor being a stranded wire composed of a strand of a plurality of copper alloy wires: composed of a copper alloy containing Fe in an amount of 0.2% by mass or more and 1.6% by mass or less, P in an amount of 0.05% by mass or more and 0.4% by mass or less, and Sn in an amount of 0.05% by mass or more and 0.7% by mass or less, with the balance being Cu and impurities, and having a mass ratio of Fe/P of 4.0 or more; and having a wire diameter of 0.5 mm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Kei Sakamoto, Akiko Inoue, Tetsuya Kuwabara, Minoru Nakamoto, Yusuke Oshima, Yoshihiro Nakai, Kazuhiro Nanjyo, Taichiro Nishikawa, Kiyotaka Utsunomiya, Yasuyuki Ootsuka, Kinji Taguchi, Hiroyuki Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10463316
    Abstract: A medical information processing system includes setting circuitry, generating circuitry and output control circuitry. The setting circuitry is configured to set a region of interest in a three-dimensional image that is generated by emitting X-rays to a breast of a subject and imaging the breast from different directions. The generating circuitry is configured to generate reference information in which positional information about the region of interest is associated with a schematic diagram of the breast. The output control circuitry is configured to cause output circuitry to output the reference information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Atsuko Sugiyama, Mariko Shibata, Yoshimasa Kobayashi, Kei Mori, Koichi Terai, Toshie Maruyama
  • Publication number: 20190310034
    Abstract: A method of controlling a flow rate of fluid flowing through a passage formed in a member of a system is provided. The system includes the member, a first pipe connected to one side of the passage, a second pipe connected to another side of the passage, a third pipe connecting the first pipe and the second pipe at a side opposite the passage, a bypass pipe connecting the first pipe and the second pipe at a location closer to the member relative to the third pipe, a first valve provided at the first pipe, a bypass valve provided at the bypass pipe, and a pump provided at the third pipe, which is configured to supply the fluid to the passage. The method includes controlling the first valve, controlling the bypass valve, and controlling an operating frequency of the pump.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2019
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventors: Kei KOBAYASHI, Takehiko ARITA
  • Patent number: 10417576
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including: evaluation information extracting means extracting evaluation information from evaluation of every user for an item; preference information creating means for creating preference information indicating a preference of every user on the basis of the evaluation information extracted by the evaluation information extracting means and an item characteristic amount indicating a characteristic of the item; space creating means for creating a space in which the user is located, according to the preference information; and display control means for controlling display of the user located in the space, according to the space created by the space creating means and the preference information. The apparatus may be applied to, for example, an image display apparatus which displays server images for providing a variety of items and information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kei Tateno, Shinya Ohtani, Yoshiyuki Kobayashi, Mari Saito
  • Patent number: 10405570
    Abstract: Provided is a method of manufacturing a tobacco raw material in which the green color of the tobacco raw material is maintained and a browning-involved enzyme included in tobacco leaves is deactivated. Specifically, a method of manufacturing a tobacco raw material is provided that includes a step for heating a tobacco leaf material, which has an a* value of 1.0 or less, the a* value being expressed by the L*a*b* method, and which has a moisture content of 8 wt % or less, at a temperature of 75° C. or higher and under a humidity-controlled environment so that the a* value is 1.0 or less and the content of the browning-involved enzyme is 0.1 U/g or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: JAPAN TOBACCO INC.
    Inventors: Atsushi Nagai, Kei Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Chida, Kazuo Mori, Hiroshi Otaki
  • Patent number: 10407542
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a resist material to be used in an imprint process includes a diluent monomer having a hydroxyl group and at least one functional group selected from a vinyl ether group, an epoxy group and an oxetanyl group. The material further includes a dendrimer having at least two reactive groups for photo-cationic polymerization. The material further includes a photo-acid generator as a polymerization initiator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Toshiba Memory Corporation
    Inventors: Kei Kobayashi, Seiji Morita
  • Publication number: 20190263024
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a template for imprint patterning processes comprises a template substrate having a first surface and a pedestal on the first surface of the template substrate, the pedestal having a second surface spaced from the first surface in a first direction perpendicular to the first surface. A pattern is disposed on the second surface. The pedestal has a sidewall between the first surface and the second surface that is at an angle of less than 90° to the second surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Kei KOBAYASHI, Anupam MITRA, Seiji MORITA, Hirokazu KATO
  • Patent number: 10396020
    Abstract: A board includes a plate-shaped member having a first wiring pattern, a first resin layer formed on a first surface of the plate-shaped member, the first surface having the first wiring pattern, a second resin layer stacked on the first resin layer, and a component fixed to the second resin layer in which a second wiring pattern formed on a second surface of the component is buried.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Kei Fukui, Youichi Hoshikawa, Hiromitsu Kobayashi, Hidehiko Fujisaki, Seigo Yamawaki, Masateru Koide, Manabu Watanabe, Daisuke Mizutani, Tomoyuki Akahoshi
  • Publication number: 20190259014
    Abstract: An age verification system includes a management apparatus and a mobile terminal. The management apparatus transmits a request signal including image data. The mobile terminal includes a communication unit, a display unit, an operation unit, and a response processing unit. The communication unit receives the request signal from the management apparatus. The display unit displays an age verification screen by using the image data included in the request signal. The operation unit receives an operation input by a confirmer when the age verification screen is viewed by the confirmer, as an age verification result. The response processing unit transmits a response signal including the age verification result to the management apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventors: TSUYOSHI KATAYAMA, AKIHITO SAKANAKA, KEI KOBAYASHI, MIWA ISHITSUBO, SHINSUKE OGATA
  • Patent number: 10380453
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus includes a first reset signal line which is commonly connected to multiple first comparator circuits and through which a first reset signal to reset a threshold value of each of the multiple first comparator circuits is transmitted, a second reset signal line which is commonly connected to multiple second comparator circuits and through which a second reset signal to reset a threshold value of each of the multiple second comparator circuits is transmitted, and a shield line. The distance between the first reset signal line and the shield line and the distance between the second reset signal line and the shield line are smaller than the distance between the first reset signal line and the second reset signal line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hideo Kobayashi, Kei Ochiai
  • Publication number: 20190236472
    Abstract: A manufacturing assistance apparatus includes a learning unit and an estimator. The learning unit is configured to load a plurality of pieces of actual measurement data in each of which a gap and a plurality of parameters are associated with each other, and construct an estimation model on the basis of machine learning in which the plurality of pieces of actual measurement data serve as teacher data. The gap is provided between a first workpiece and a second workpiece that eventually structure an airframe of an aircraft and that are eventually fastened to each other. The estimation model estimates the gap from the plurality of parameters. The estimator is configured to derive an estimation value of a length of the gap on which measurement has not yet been performed, on the basis of the estimation model constructed by the learning unit and the plurality of parameters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: SUBARU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshimasa KOBAYASHI, Marosuke KIKUCHI, Yoichi SATO, Yuki MATSUDA, Toshimichi OGISU, Daisuke HIRABAYASHI, Kei SUZUKI, Toru ONISHI, Haruka MIYANISHI
  • Patent number: 10354574
    Abstract: To achieve versatility, a driver IC has a function of generating an analog data signal from an image signal input from the outside; a function of outputting the analog data signal from an output pin; and a function of setting the analog data signal as a data signal for alternating-current driving or for direct-current driving, in accordance with data of a digital signal input from the outside. For example, the driver IC can output data signals for alternating-current driving from output pins in odd-numbered columns and data signals for direct-current driving from output pins in even-numbered columns. Furthermore, the driver IC can output data signals for alternating-current driving or for direct-current driving from all the output pins. The driver IC can drive a liquid crystal panel, a self-luminous panel, and a hybrid display panel where one subpixel includes a liquid crystal element and a light-emitting element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hidetomo Kobayashi, Kei Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10293531
    Abstract: The object of the present invention is to effectively prevent the rust generation on a flange portion and to prevent the deformation of the flange portion due to the filling pressure of a molding material in the manufacture of a sealing device whereby a seal main body comprising a rubber-like elastic material and having a portion that covers both surfaces of the flange portion of a metal reinforcing ring is integrally formed on the reinforcing ring by means of a metal mold. To this end, the flange portion of the reinforcing ring is formed in advance with a shape which is distributed unevenly in the direction opposite the direction in which the flange portion is deformed from its original shape by the filling pressure of the molding material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: NOK Corporation
    Inventors: Takuya Kato, Go Kanzaki, Kei Sasaki, Naoto Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10293732
    Abstract: A container holder (10, 90) includes a main body (20) formed with a recess (21) having an open top defined therein for receiving a container, a swing member (40) rotatably supported by the main body so as to be swung into and out of the recess, a roller (50) supported by the swing member so as to be rotated around a prescribed rotational center line (B) by a container engaging the roller as the container is pushed into and pulled out of the recess, and a biasing member (60) urging the swing member into projecting into the recess, wherein the swing member is provided with an inclined surface (47) extending from a part thereof located outward of an outer periphery (53) of the roller, above the roller and outward of the recess to a part thereof located directly above or inward of the rotational center line of the roller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kei Inoue, Kozo Kobayashi, Koji Kondo
  • Publication number: 20190097228
    Abstract: A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery according to one example of an embodiment includes: a wound electrode assembly in which a positive electrode and a negative electrode are wound with at least one separator interposed therebetween. In the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, a negative electrode lead is bonded to an inner surface X of a negative electrode collector facing the inside in a radial direction, and an insulating tape is adhered to, among surfaces of an overlapping portion of the negative electrode lead and the negative electrode collector, at least a surface at an outer side in the radial direction of the electrode assembly. The insulating tape includes a base material layer, an adhesive layer, and an inorganic particle-containing layer formed therebetween, and the inorganic particle-containing layer contains 20 percent by weight or more of inorganic particles with respect to the weight of the layer described above.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2017
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Applicant: SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Kei Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20190066454
    Abstract: The shopping assistance system includes a basket body, a management system and a packing machine. The shopping basket includes a basket body, a goods information receiver and a transmitter. The basket body allows goods to be put in. The goods information receiver is configured to read respective goods information from each of the goods to acquire pieces of goods information on the goods. The transmitter is configured to transmit the pieces of goods information acquired through the goods information receiver. The management system includes a receiver configured to receive the pieces of goods information from the transmitter. The packing machine is configured to transfer the goods put in the basket body together from the basket body to a container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicant: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi KATAYAMA, Hideto ADACHI, Masamichi NAKAGAWA, Satoshi NONAKA, Ryoji INUTSUKA, Kenji FUKASE, Yoshihiko MATSUKAWA, Atsushi MARUYAMA, Junichi TAGAWA, Hironori KUMAGAI, Shozo FUKUSHIMA, Kei KOBAYASHI, Akihito SAKANAKA
  • Publication number: 20190023842
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a resist material to be used in an imprint process includes a diluent monomer having a hydroxyl group and at least one functional group selected from a vinyl ether group, an epoxy group and an oxetanyl group. The material further includes a dendrimer having at least two reactive groups for photo-cationic polymerization. The material further includes a photo-acid generator as a polymerization initiator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Applicant: Toshiba Memory Corporation
    Inventors: Kei KOBAYASHI, Seiji MORITA
  • Patent number: 10113030
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a resist material to be used in an imprint process includes a diluent monomer having a hydroxyl group and at least one functional group selected from a vinyl ether group, an epoxy group and an oxetanyl group. The material further includes a dendrimer having at least two reactive groups for photo-cationic polymerization. The material further includes a photo-acid generator as a polymerization initiator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: Toshiba Memory Corporation
    Inventors: Kei Kobayashi, Seiji Morita
  • Publication number: 20180237562
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a photosensitive composition is provided. The photosensitive composition contains a photosensitive material. The photosensitive composition, when a whole amount of the composition is 100 pts. mass, a sum total of values each obtained by multiplying a SP value, which is a solubility parameter, by a mass percentage of a photopolymerizable monomer contained in the composition is any value within a range of 17 to 20 [(J/cm3)1/2].
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2018
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Applicant: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi TOKUE, Seiji MORITA, Kei KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10056606
    Abstract: It is an object to improve the initial charge-discharge efficiency of a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery that uses, as negative electrode active materials, a carbon material and a metal or metal oxide that forms an alloy with lithium. There is provided a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a positive electrode, a nonaqueous electrolyte, and a negative electrode which includes, as negative electrode active materials, a carbon material and a metal or metal oxide that forms an alloy with lithium and in which at least part of a surface of the carbon material is coated with a polymer material that does not react with lithium. The mass percentage of the polymer material that does not react with lithium relative to the carbon material is preferably 0.5 to 2 mass %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki Muraoka, Kei Kobayashi, Tatsuki Hiraoka, Masahiro Shiraga