Kenichi Nakagawa 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: A liquid discharge device includes a nozzle from which liquid drops are discharged, a fixing part for fixing the nozzle, and a driving part generating displacement, in which the nozzle is fixed to a first holding part in the driving part and a second holding part in the fixing part.
Abstract: A liquid discharge device is used that includes: a nozzle having a first holding part and a second holding part and for discharging a liquid droplet; a base to which the nozzle is attached; a fixing part for fixing the nozzle to the base; and a drive part that creates displacement in the nozzle. The drive part holds at least one of the first holding part and the second holding part. Whichever of the first holding part and the second holding part that is not held by the drive part is held by the fixing part.
September 29, 2017
March 19, 2020
KENICHI YAMAMOTO, TOHRU NAKAGAWA, HIDEHIRO YOSHIDA
Abstract: In a specific state where an electric vehicle is in a stop state and a creep torque is generate in an electric motor (2), when a shift range is switched from a traveling range to a non-traveling range, a motor control section (10B) performs a torque decrease control to stepwisely decrease the creep torque of the electric motor (2), and an automatic transmission control device (30) performs a disengagement control to gradually disengage the frictional engagement element of the automatic transmission (3).
Abstract: A commodity monitoring device includes a commodity state detection unit configured to, on the basis of image information of a commodity group area set on a commodity shelf, detect removal of a commodity in a quantity satisfying a predetermined condition from the commodity group area; and a change detection information output unit configured to, if the commodity state detection unit has detected the removal, output to an output destination device change detection information including image time-series data of the commodity group area from a point in time at which the commodity state detection unit detected the removal to a predetermined past point in time.
Abstract: A control apparatus comprising a processor, a memory, and a communication circuit configured to communicate with an input apparatus is provided. The memory device stores instructions which when executed by the processor, causes the processor to receive displacement information from the input apparatus, and generate a displacement value for displacing an operation target on a display based on the displacement information, wherein a first set of instructions is used to calculate the displacement value if the displacement information is within a predetermined range, and a second set of instructions is used to calculate the displacement value if the displacement information is outside the predetermined range; and transmit a feedback signal to the input apparatus at a timing based on the displacement information, wherein the timing is calculated differently if the displacement information is within the predetermined range than if the displacement information is outside the predetermined range.
Abstract: For butt-welding, which includes bringing joining end surfaces of a cup member and a shaft member into abutment against each other and radiating a high energy intensity beam from a radially outer side, the shaft member has a recess on a radially inner side of the joining end surface to obtain a welded portion having a closed hollow cavity on a radially inner side after butt-welding. The joining end surface (protruding surface) of the cup member protrudes toward a radially inner side with respect to an inner diameter of the joining end surface of the shaft member. With this, a welded portion of an outer joint member of a constant velocity universal joint, which is manufactured by joining the cup member and the shaft member, can be improved in strength and quality.
Abstract: A collection unit of this demand prediction system collects a plurality of event information that have current or future events and location information indicating locations of the events. An extraction unit extracts event information indicating the event in a predetermined range, which includes the location of a shop from the plurality of event information collected by the collection unit based on the location information. A prediction unit predicts a demand of goods varying at the shop according to the event indicated by the event information extracted by the extraction unit, based on actual result information on a past event corresponding to the event indicated by the event information extracted by the extraction unit. An output unit outputs demand prediction information indicating the demand of goods predicted by the prediction unit.
Abstract: [Problem] To provide an adhesive sheet having a surface sliding property and stainproof property. [Means for solving] An adhesive sheet is one that comprises at least a substrate and an adhesive layer, a static friction coefficient of the substrate is 0.05 or more and 1.50 or less, and an absolute value of a ?L* value of the substrate is 0.01 or more and 45.00 or less. A load at a time of 5% elongation of the substrate is preferably 1 N/cm or more and 15 N/cm or less. And a stress relaxation rate of the substrate by elongating to 10%, stopping the elongation at that state and after lapsing 600 seconds is preferably 40% or more and 100% or less.
Abstract: A computer is configured to generate a parallel program for a multi-core microcomputer from a single program for a single-core microcomputer, based on a dependency analysis of a bundle of unit processes in the single program. The computer obtains dependency information that enables dependency determination of dependency un-analyzable unit processes. Further, the computer performs a dependency analysis of dependency analyzable unit processes. Then, the computer assigns the dependency un-analyzable unit processes and the dependency analyzable unit processes respectively to multiple cores of the multi-core microcomputer, while fulfilling dependency among those processes, based on the obtained dependency information of the dependency un-analyzable unit processes and an analysis result of the dependency analyzable unit processes.
Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes: an operation unit configured to calculate, based on information on an acceleration detected by an acceleration sensor included in an operation device that is operated by a user, movement information as information on one of a velocity and a movement distance of the operation device; and a correction unit configured to correct, based on information obtained by the acceleration sensor within an acceleration period as a period between an acceleration start time and an acceleration end time of the operation device, the movement information of the operation device within a period between the acceleration end time of the operation device and a movement end time at which the movement ends, that is calculated by the operation unit.
Abstract: A vehicular cooling device includes an opening, a discharge port, an air channel, and a fan. The opening is formed in a surface parallel to a travelling direction of a vehicle. The discharge port is formed in a surface of the housing and connected to the opening via the air channel. The fan is provided inside the air channel. First blockers are spaced apart in the travelling direction in the opening. Each first blocker extends in a direction perpendicular to both the travelling direction and an inflow direction of the outside air, and includes first and second members. The first member is a plate-like member having a main surface intersecting the travelling direction. The first member and the second member are symmetric with respect to a plane perpendicular to the travelling direction, and have a travelling-direction spacing therebetween that increases along the inflow direction of the outside air.
Abstract: A patient placement table moving method may be used with a robotic operating table including a patient placement table, a base buried in or fixed to a floor and an articulated robotic arm including joints and having first and second ends. The first end may be supported on the base to be rotatable about an axis extending in a vertical direction. The second end may support the table. The method may include: horizontally arranging the table by the robotic arm at an imaging position for imaging with a medical imaging apparatus; and translating the table from the imaging position to a surgical operation position by the robotic arm. The surgical operation position may be away from the imaging position by 200 mm or more in a second direction orthogonal to a first direction in a horizontal plane, and the first direction is parallel with a longitudinal direction of the table.
Abstract: An ATC antenna device provided on a body of a lead car to receive signals from outside. In the ATC antenna device, a pair of ATC antenna coils is disposed symmetrically with respect to a center line of the body as viewed in a traveling direction of the body, and the paired ATC antenna coils are connected in series and are of opposite phase. An ATC antenna support device is attached to the body to support the paired ATC antenna coils, and is disposed asymmetrically with respect to the center line.
Abstract: A robotic operating table according to one or more embodiments may include: a patient placement table; a robotic arm comprising a plurality of joints, and having a first end supported on a base and a second end supporting the table; and an operation device comprising a preset position registration setting unit that registers an anesthetization position, a surgical operation position, and an imaging position and sets one of the registered anesthetization, surgical operation, and imaging positions as a movement destination of the table, and a move-operation receiving unit that receives, from a user, a move operation to move the table. When the move-operation receiving unit is operated while one of the registered anesthetization, surgical operation, and imaging positions is set as the movement destination of the table, the robotic arm may move the table to the set one of the registered anesthetization, surgical operation, and imaging positions.
Abstract: A robotic operating table according to one or more embodiments may include: a patient placement table; a robotic arm comprising a plurality of joints, and having a first end supported on a base and a second end supporting the table; a light emitter provided to the table; and an operation device including a move operation unit that receives, from a user, a move operation to move the table. In one or more embodiments, while the move operation unit is receiving the move operation to move the table, the light emitter may emit light.
Abstract: A position management system manages position information of a second apparatus which carries out wireless communications with a first apparatus that is installed indoors. The position management system determines radio field intensity of radio waves of the wireless communications that are received from the first apparatus when movement of the second apparatus is detected, acquires first position information that indicates a position of the second apparatus estimated based on the determined radio field intensity of the radio waves, and stores the acquired first position information associated with time information.
Abstract: A position management system includes a first receiving unit configured to receive a radio wave according to a predetermined wireless communication standard from a first device when the movement of a second device is detected; a second receiving unit configured to receive second position information including latitude and longitude information from an IMES transmitting device when the movement of the second device is detected; and an acquiring unit configured to measure an intensity of the received radio wave, estimate a position of the second device based on the intensity, and acquire first position information indicating the estimated position. The second receiving unit receives a radio wave from GPS when the second device moves outdoors where communication with the IMES transmitting device is not possible, and sets latitude and longitude information, which is measured based on the radio wave received from the GPS, as the second position information.
Abstract: Core slots are provided in an outer circumferential side of a rotor core and extend in an axial direction of a rotor shaft. A rotor conductor is a rod-shaped conductor inserted in each of the slots, and after insertion of the rotor conductor in each slot, a flared portion is formed flaring in a slot-transverse direction, and a propping-apart force occurring between the flared portion and both side wall surfaces of the slot fixes the rotor conductor to the slot. In an inner wall of an outer circumferential side of each slot abutting the flared portion, an unevenness is arranged along the axial direction of the rotor shaft.
Abstract: The invention provides a dispersion of zirconium oxide having a content as high as 20% by weight or more, but a low viscosity, and having a high transparency, which has a transmittance of 35% or more at a wave length of 400 nm, a transmittance of 95% or more at a wave length of 800 nm, and a viscosity of 20 mPa·s or less at a temperature of 25° C. Such a dispersion of zirconium oxide can be obtained by reacting a zirconium salt with an alkali in water to obtain a slurry of particles of zirconium oxide; filtering, washing, and repulping the slurry; adding an organic acid to the resulting slurry in an amount of one mole part or more per mole part of the zirconium in the slurry; hydrothermally treating the slurry at a temperature of 170° C. or higher; and washing and concentrating the resulting aqueous dispersion of particles of zirconium oxide.
Abstract: A plurality of slots are disposed in a stator iron core. A plurality of stator coils are formed into coils having a rectangular cross sectional shape. The stator coils are inserted into each of the slots in a double-layer winding system such that a lower coil is inserted on an interior side of one slot of the plurality of slots and an upper coil is inserted on an entry side of another slot of the plurality of slots. Each of the slots is provided with a space that enables the lower coil to be rotated on the interior side of the slot when the upper coil is lifted up from another slot.