Kei Suzuki 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).
Abstract: Accuracy of results obtained by integrally processing information acquired by different sensors is improved. A solid-state imaging device according to an embodiment includes: a first sensor that detects light in a first wavelength band; and a second sensor that detects light of a second wavelength band different from the first wavelength band, in which the first sensor includes a first pixel (110) that detects light of the first wavelength band in incident light, and the second sensor includes a second pixel (110) that detects light in the second wavelength band that has transmitted through the first pixel among the incident light.
Abstract: An information processing device includes: a processor configured to generate an body object in a virtual space corresponding to a body in a real space, associate an associated object with at least a part of the body object, the associated object being displayed in the virtual space in association with the body, and move, when movement of the body object in the virtual space is detected, the associated object while maintaining a relative positional relationship between the associated object and the body object.
Abstract: A hydraulic excavator which is a work vehicle includes a traveling apparatus, a revolution frame mounted on the traveling apparatus and including a lower frame, and a first radar arranged on a side surface of the lower frame, the side surface of the lower frame extending in a fore/aft direction and being arranged on left and right, the first radar being provided at a position closer to a rear end portion of the lower frame.
Abstract: A power supply apparatus (100) according to the present disclosure converts an input voltage supplied from a power source to a predetermined direct current voltage. The power supply apparatus (100) includes an inrush current prevention circuit (120) based on a buck converter system and configured to suppress a flow of inrush current from the power source to the power supply apparatus (100) and a boost converter circuit (130) configured to output the predetermined direct current voltage. A choke coil (104) included in the inrush current prevention circuit (120) and a choke coil (104) included in the boost converter circuit (130) are a common choke coil. A smoothing capacitor (107) included in the inrush current prevention circuit (120) and a smoothing capacitor (107) included in the boost converter circuit (130) are a common smoothing capacitor.
Abstract: A simulation device includes a travel information acquisition unit that acquires travel information including a plurality of items relating to a travel history from an internal combustion engine vehicle equipped with an internal combustion engine, a storage device that stores reference values of suitability of a user for an electric vehicle with respect to electric power consumption, respectively, for the items, a determination unit that determines the suitability based on a comparison result between measurement values of the respective items and the reference values, and an output unit that causes an information terminal of the user to output the determined suitability.
Abstract: A medium processing apparatus includes a conveyor, a receptacle, a liquid applier, and a crimper. The conveyor conveys a medium. The receptacle holds the medium conveyed by the conveyor. The liquid applier is disposed upstream from the receptacle in a conveyance direction of the medium to apply liquid to a liquid application position on the medium conveyed by the conveyor. The crimper presses and deforms the liquid application position on a plurality of media including the medium held on the receptacle to bind the plurality of media.
Abstract: A community evaluation system includes: effect model construction units and that construct, based on activity information data, history data, and communication history data, an effect model indicating a process in which a specific activity of a first community is reflected in communication in a network community and the communication in the network community is reflected in an activity of a second community; and an effect model evaluation unit that calculates an evaluation value of the process in the effect model, based on a size and a delay of a connection between the specific activity of the first community and the communication in the network community, and a size and a delay of a connection between the communication in the network community and the activity of the second community.
March 1, 2021
June 29, 2023
Kojin YANO, Kei SUZUKI, Satoru HORI, Tomoichi EBATA
Abstract: An image pickup apparatus includes a housing, a first circuit board mounted with an image sensor, a second circuit board mounted with an electric element and is placed opposite to the first circuit board, a heat radiating sheet that contacts the image sensor or the first circuit board and the housing, and a flexible member placed between and contacting the heat radiating sheet and the second circuit board.
Abstract: A viewer reaction acquisition unit acquires reactions of viewers of a movie. A reaction aggregating unit aggregates levels of the reactions of the viewers for each player or team supported by viewers. A display mode changing unit changes a display mode in accordance with the levels of the reactions for each player or team. A movie delivery unit delivers a movie for which the display mode is changed.
Abstract: An aircraft includes a plurality of control targets, avionics devices and a control switch unit. The control targets each includes a power line communication unit configured to perform communication via a power line. The avionics devices are respectively connected with the control targets via exclusive-use signal lines. The avionics devices are configured to control the control targets via the signal lines. The avionics devices each includes a PLC unit configured to perform communication via the power line. The control switch unit is configured to, when an abnormality occurs in any of the avionics devices, cause another one of the avionics devices to control the control target which has been controlled by the any of the avionics devices, via the power line.
Abstract: A mass flow controller includes a display unit; an operation unit; a basic functional section that realizes a basic function as the mass flow controller; a display control unit that causes the display unit to display a screen in an orientation corresponding to an instruction on an orientation from an operator; a layout-orientation setting unit that sets the vertical direction of the function layout of the operation unit to match the vertical direction of display by the display unit; and an orientation-instruction acquiring unit that acquires an instruction to specify an orientation of display by the display unit or an orientation of the function layout of the operation unit.
Abstract: A substrate processing method is provided, which includes: a sulfuric acid immersing step of immersing a plurality of substrates in a sulfuric acid-containing liquid within a sulfuric acid vessel; a transporting step of taking out the substrates from the sulfuric acid vessel and transporting the substrates to an ozone gas treatment unit; and an ozone exposing step of exposing the substrates transported to the ozone gas treatment unit to an ozone-containing gas. The ozone gas treatment unit may include a gas treatment chamber which accommodates the substrates. The ozone exposing step may include the step of placing the substrates taken out of the sulfuric acid vessel in a treatment space within the gas treatment chamber to expose the substrates to the ozone-containing gas.
Abstract: The substrate processing method includes a liquid film forming step of forming a liquid film of a sulfuric acid-containing liquid on a principal surface of a substrate, an ozone-containing gas exposing step of filling an ozone-containing gas inside a processing chamber capable of housing the substrate to expose the liquid film to the ozone-containing gas, and a substrate heating step of heating the substrate in a state that the substrate is disposed inside the processing chamber which is filled with the ozone-containing gas and the liquid film is also formed on the principal surface of the substrate.
Abstract: Since the solder 106 temporarily remaining in the first region 301 is in a state of being high in curvature, it is in point contact with the semiconductor element 105 at the vertex of the solder 106. Thereafter, the solder 106 is gradually wetted and spread from the center part to the peripheral part and from the first region 301 to the second region 302 while the semiconductor element 105 is pressed against the solder 106. At this time, since the solder 106 wets and spreads while discharging air, generation of voids can be suppressed.
Abstract: A substrate processing method for removing an organic film on a substrate includes a) carrying out introduction of ozone-containing gas into a substrate processing chamber to fill at least a space above the substrate in the substrate processing chamber with ozone-containing gas, b) starting spraying through the space a heated chemical liquid containing sulfuric acid onto the substrate after the a), c) continuing the spraying started in the b), and d) stopping the spraying continued in the c).
Abstract: A control system for a movable body is mountable on the movable body. The control system includes controllers and a detector. The controllers are configured to control functional systems of the movable body. The detector is configured to detect a movement situation of the movable body. Priorities corresponding to movement situations of the movable body are in advance assigned to each of the plurality of functional systems. When at least one of the plurality of controllers malfunctions, control resources of normal controllers, among the plurality of controllers, which do not malfunction are preferentially distributed to one or more of the functional systems having a high priority according to the movement situation of the movable body at that time.
Abstract: A lens barrel moves a plurality of lens groups efficiently in an optical axis direction while inhibiting size of the lens barrel from increasing. The lens barrel comprises a plurality of holding members respectively holding optical components, respectively provided with cam followers, and supported movably in optical axis direction, a cam cylinder having cam grooves engaged with the cam followers, and held rotatably around an axis parallel to an optical axis, and a driving unit configured to drive one holding member out of the plurality in the optical axis direction. By driving the one holding member being in the optical axis direction, the cam cylinder rotates, and another holding member out of the plurality is driven in the optical axis direction. The driving unit includes a vibration-type linear actuator configured to generate thrust force to drive the one holding member by an elliptical vibration generated in a vibrator.
Abstract: A transportation service improvement for a user by reflects the degree of dissatisfaction of the user on the operation of a vehicle. In a transport service system that provides a service of operating a transport resource to transport a user, a third management device acquires a numerical value representing dissatisfaction of the user, a first management device gives a point corresponding to the dissatisfaction and stores a point for each of users in a first database, the point being usable for executing a request for the operation of the transport resource, and the third management device receives a request from the user and changes a plan of the operation of the transport resource based on the request and the status of the operation of the transport resource that is managed by a second database in exchange for the point given to the user that is managed by the first database.
February 21, 2020
April 14, 2022
Tomoichi EBATA, Kojin YANO, Satoru HORI, Kei SUZUKI
Abstract: A lightning current controlling method includes adjusting surface roughness of a surface of an aircraft body of an aircraft, a charged amount of the surface of the aircraft body of the aircraft, or both, to cause a passing path of a lightning current to be controlled when the aircraft is struck by lightning.
Abstract: The transport allocation planning system includes a transport allocation planning apparatus that creates a transport allocation plan and a user apparatus communicably connected to the transport allocation planning apparatus. The transport allocation planning apparatus transmits an inquiry related to a movement demand of the user to the user apparatus, receives an answer to the inquiry, estimates a movement demand of the user based on the answer, and creates a transport allocation plan based on the estimated movement demand. The user apparatus stores sensor information that is information indicating a current state or a past state of the user apparatus and a utility calculation model for calculating utility of the user during a movement, calculates the utility of the user by applying the sensor information to the utility calculation model, generates an answer to the inquiry based on the calculated utility, and transmits the generated answer to the transport allocation planning apparatus.