Patents by Inventor Kenji Shimizu

Kenji Shimizu 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: 10608547
    Abstract: To improve the accuracy of detecting a current flowing through an electric compressor after operation of the electric compressor, the electric compressor having a large change in temperature before and after operation. An inverter-integrated electric compressor (1) that compresses and discharges a refrigerant suctioned therein, includes an inverter device (2) provided with a circuit board (60) mounted with an inverter circuit (40), the inverter device (2) being integrally incorporated in an inverter case. The circuit board (60) is provided with a current detection circuit (30) that detects an input current flowing through the inverter circuit (40), and an offset correction circuit (20). The current detection circuit (30) includes a shunt resistor (32) that is serially connected to the inverter circuit (40) and detects a current, and a first amplifier (31) that amplifies and outputs a voltage appearing as a voltage drop in the shunt resistor (32).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES THERMAL SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Masato Ito, Kenichi Aiba, Takashi Nakagami, Kyohei Watanabe, Naoki Nishikawa, Katsuhiro Saito, Kenji Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10576845
    Abstract: A vehicle seat to be mounted on a vehicle is provided. The vehicle seat includes a cushion frame, a back frame, a leg portion that couples the cushion frame to the vehicle side on a seat front side of the back frame. The leg portion includes a leg body extending downward from the cushion frame, and a fixing portion fixing the leg body to at least one of the cushion frame and the vehicle side. The fixing portion is displaced in a seat front or seat rear direction with respect to the leg body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kenji Furukawa, Teruyuki Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20200068659
    Abstract: A radio communication system includes a radio apparatus and a signal processing apparatus that function as a base station, and the radio apparatus includes a channel estimation unit that, on the basis of a radio signal transmitted from a terminal apparatus, estimates channel information relating to a radio transmission path between the radio apparatus and the terminal apparatus; a demodulation unit that performs soft-decision demodulation of the radio signal on the basis of the channel information estimated by the channel estimation unit; a decoding unit that decodes a log likelihood ratio obtained by the soft-decision demodulation and outputs a result of an error detection code obtained by the decoding; and a transmission control unit that, on the basis of the error detection code result, controls transmission, to the signal processing apparatus, of data obtained by the decoding.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenji MIYAMOTO, Jun TERADA, Tatsuya SHIMIZU
  • Patent number: 10570199
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a human anti-human IL-18 antibody which reacts with human interleukin-18 (human IL-18) and does not react with a K53A variant of human IL-18.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: KM Biologics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Shimizu, Miyuki Matsumoto, Kenji Soejima, Masaharu Torikai, Toshihiro Nakashima
  • Publication number: 20200055455
    Abstract: A vehicular image-display system includes an image capturing device, a control device, and an image display device. The image capturing device includes an imaging element configured to capture an image of surroundings of a vehicle, and an image acquirer configured to acquire, based on the captured image captured by the imaging element, an image that is smaller in area than the captured image. The control device includes an image generator configured to generate an image that is smaller in area than the acquired image based on the acquired image acquired by the image acquirer. The image display device is configured to display the image to be displayed generated by the image generator. The acquired image is transmitted from the image capturing device to the control device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2019
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Inventors: Takuroh NAITOH, Kenji SHIRAISHI, Kenji KAGAMI, Tomonori KIMURA, Kenji NOZAKI, Yasuhiro NOMURA, Hiromitsu SHIMIZU
  • Patent number: 10563380
    Abstract: A front linkage for a construction machine which can uniquely calculate the rotation angle of the work tool relative to the arm and which can prevent the angle detection device from being damaged by contact with the soil during digging. The front linkage has an arm, a first link pivotally connected at one end to the front end side of the arm, and at the other end to one end of a second link, and a work tool which is pivotally connected to the other end of the second link and which is pivotally connected to the arm in a further front end side than the one end portion of the first link. The first link is positioned outward along the outer width of the side wall of the arm. An angle detecting device for detecting the rotation angle of the first link relative to the arm may comprise a magnet disposed on an inner surface of the first link and a magnetic detector disposed on the side wall outer surface of the arm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Caterpillar SARL
    Inventors: Kunitomo Shimizu, Hirokazu Koga, Shuichi Takada, Kenji Yokohata, Yusuke Kimura
  • Publication number: 20200032050
    Abstract: To provide a flame retardant resin composition having excellent flame retardancy and excellent resin physical properties. There is provided a flame retardant resin composition, including: an aromatic polycarbonate resin; an inorganic filler; a phosphate ester flame retardant; an organic sulfonic acid flame retardant; a drip preventing agent; and a polyorganosiloxane-containing graft copolymer, in which a content of the aromatic polycarbonate resin is 40 to 95 pts.mass to 5 to 60 pts.mass of the inorganic filler, and a content of the phosphate ester flame retardant, a content of the organic sulfonic acid flame retardant, a content of the drip preventing agent, and a content of the polyorganosiloxane-containing graft copolymer are respectively 1 to 30 pts.mass, 0.01 to 2.5 pts.mass, 0.05 to 1.5 pts.mass, and 0 to 10 pts.mass to the total 100 pts.mass of the aromatic polycarbonate resin and the inorganic filler.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Takahiro Ohe, Yasuhito Inagaki, Akito Kuriyama, Kenji Ueda, Kohei Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10545623
    Abstract: According to the present disclosure, there is provided an information processing device including: a communication unit configured to receive display position designation information indicating a display position of a window from another information processing device; and a control unit configured to perform control of displaying a window at the display position indicated by the display position designation information in a display area of a display unit. According to the present disclosure, an information processing device can receive display position designation information from another information processing device and display a window at a display position indicated by the display position designation information. Therefore, according to the present disclosure, a user can designate a display position of a window to be displayed on an information processing device using another information processing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shigefumi Tamura, Ryosuke Nomura, Yusuke Shimizu, Masaki Kasahara, Kenji Nishiyama
  • Publication number: 20200022889
    Abstract: This TRPA1 activity inhibitor contains a compound represented by formula (I) wherein R1, R2, R3 and R4 each independently represent a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, and R5, R6, R7 and R8 each independently represent a hydrogen atom, a methyl group or —O—R9—OH (in the formula, R9 represents an alkylene group optionally having a substituent group), provided that at least one group of R5, R6, R7 and R8 is —O—R9—OH.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicants: MANDOM CORPORATION, TAKASAGO INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masayuki Takaishi, Fumitaka Fujita, Hironori Shimizu, Shu Sakuyama, Kenya Ishida, Kenji Maruyama
  • Publication number: 20200024444
    Abstract: To provide a transparent resin composition having excellent optical characteristics, particularly, excellent optical characteristics under high temperature and high humidity. There is provided a transparent resin composition, including: an aromatic polycarbonate resin; and a water-insoluble organic sulfonic acid and/or a metal salt thereof, in which a content of the water-insoluble organic sulfonic acid and/or the metal salt thereof is 0.01 to 3.0 pts·mass to 100 pts·mass of the aromatic polycarbonate resin, and a dissolved amount of the water-insoluble organic sulfonic acid and/or the metal salt thereof is not more than 0.5 g to 100 g of pure water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Akito Kuriyama, Yasuhito Inagaki, Takahiro Ohe, Kenji Ueda, Kohei Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10540816
    Abstract: Provided is an information display system configured to display auxiliary information in a real space in a superimposed manner, depending on the visibility of a workpiece. The information display system is provided with a mapping unit configured to photograph the workpiece and create model data indicative of the shape of the workpiece, a complementary unit configured to generate a 3D model image of at least a part of the workpiece based on 3D model data of the workpiece and complement an invisible part of the workpiece by the 3D model image, and a display unit configured to display the 3D model image so as to be superimposed on the invisible part of the workpiece.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: FANUC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouhei Kuribara, Kenji Shimizu, Kazuo Satou, Hideaki Maeda
  • Publication number: 20200001229
    Abstract: A method for inspecting a separation membrane module has a sealing step for sealing a gas for inspection on a primary side of zeolite membrane. The dynamic molecular diameter for the gas for inspection is greater than 1.07 times the pore diameter in the zeolite membrane. The gas for inspection has the characteristic of having a rate of reduction for a CO2 gas permeation rate in the zeolite membrane of less than 10% when a separation membrane structure is allowed to stand for 60 minutes in the gas for inspection at 25 degrees C. and 0.1 MPaG.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: NGK INSULATORS, LTD
    Inventors: Katsuya SHIMIZU, Makiko Ichikawa, Kenji Yajima, Takeshi Hagio
  • Publication number: 20190376283
    Abstract: A steel form is a steel form for forming a binding beam, including: a pair of Z-steels, wherein each of the pair of Z-steels is provided with a bottom plate portion and a side plate portion extending upward from the bottom plate portion, the bottom plate portion has a joining surface for joining the respective bottom plate portions of the pair of Z-steels to each other, and a groove portion allowing concrete placement is formed by the bottom plate portion and the side plate portion of each of the pair of Z-steels
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2019
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Applicants: TAKENAKA CORPORATION, JFE STEEL CORPORATION, JFE METAL PRODUCTS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takayuki HIRAYAMA, Kazuto NAKAHIRA, Hirokazu NOZAWA, Yuuichirou OKUNO, Takahiro MACHINAGA, Naohiro FUJITA, Hiroto TAKATSU, Kenji YAMAZAKI, Yukio MURAKAMI, Tomohiro KINOSHITA, Takanori SHIMIZU, Seishi WATANABE, Hiroori YASUOKA
  • Publication number: 20190376289
    Abstract: A binding beam includes a steel form having a bottom plate portion and a pair of side plate portions extending upward from both ends of the bottom plate portion and binding beam concrete placed in a groove portion configured by the bottom plate portion and the pair of side plate portions of the steel form.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2019
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Applicants: TAKENAKA CORPORATION, JFE STEEL CORPORATION, JFE METAL PRODUCTS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takayuki HIRAYAMA, Kazuto NAKAHIRA, Hirokazu NOZAWA, Yuuichirou OKUNO, Takahiro MACHINAGA, Naohiro FUJITA, Hiroto TAKATSU, Kenji YAMAZAKI, Yukio MURAKAMI, Tomohiro KINOSHITA, Takanori SHIMIZU, Seishi WATANABE, Hiroori YASUOKA
  • Patent number: 10486607
    Abstract: A hole for handle placement penetrates through an outer door, and a handle attached to a fascia face side of a base of a handle unit is placed in the hole in the outer door. An engagement claw is formed at a position on the back-face side of the outer door. An engagement hole to engage with the engagement claw penetrates the base of the handle unit. A pair of left and right hooks are formed at the base of the handle unit, and a pair of left and right hook anchors are formed to the back-face side of the outer door, with the pair of left and right hooks anchoring into the pair of left and right hook anchors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignees: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazunori Harima, Naoko Shimizu, Kenji Ushida, Masanori Mizuno, Kimitoshi Imura
  • Patent number: 10486598
    Abstract: A vehicular image-display system includes an image capturing device, a control device, and an image display device. The image capturing device includes an imaging element configured to capture an image of surroundings of a vehicle, and an image acquirer configured to acquire, based on the captured image captured by the imaging element, an image that is smaller in area than the captured image. The control device includes an image generator configured to generate an image that is smaller in area than the acquired image based on the acquired image acquired by the image acquirer. The image display device is configured to display the image to be displayed generated by the image generator. The acquired image is transmitted from the image capturing device to the control device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Takuroh Naitoh, Kenji Shiraishi, Kenji Kagami, Tomonori Kimura, Kenji Nozaki, Yasuhiro Nomura, Hiromitsu Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20190354029
    Abstract: A method for producing an electrophotographic photosensitive member includes an electrically conductive substrate and a photosensitive layer. The method includes applying an application liquid for photosensitive layer formation containing a solvent, a binder resin, and a hole transport material directly or indirectly onto the electrically conductive substrate, and removing a portion of the solvent, to form the photosensitive layer. The solvent contains a first solvent that is an alcohol having a carbon number of at least 1 and no greater than 3, and a second solvent other than the first solvent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2019
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicant: KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Jun AZUMA, Tomofumi SHIMIZU, Kenji KITAGUCHI, Kiichiro OJI
  • Publication number: 20190345692
    Abstract: A construction machine incorporates a hydraulic closed circuit system capable of suppressing, even where a selector valve is stuck in an open state by a failure of the selector valve or a control system therefor, unintended operation of a hydraulic actuator and continuing operation of a machine body. The construction machine includes first sensors that detect open-closed states of a plurality of switching valves, first compulsory valve closing devices that change over the plurality of switching valves to a closed position irrespective of open-close control by a machine body controller, and a valve device controller that controls, when it is detected based on the open-closed states of the plurality of selector values detected by the first sensors that one of the plurality of selector values is stuck in an open state, the first compulsory valve closing device such that other selector valve connected to one of the plurality of closed circuit pumps to which the one selector valve is connected is closed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2018
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Inventors: Teppei SAITOH, Takamasa KAI, Kenji HIRAKU, Hiromasa TAKAHASHI, Juri SHIMIZU
  • Patent number: 10466658
    Abstract: A numerical controller has a machine learning device that performs machine learning of the adjustment of a setting value used in override control. The machine learning device acquires state data showing states of the numerical controller and a machine, sets reward conditions, calculates a reward based on the state data and the reward conditions, performs the machine learning of the adjustment of the setting value used in override control, and determines the adjustment of the setting value used in override control, based on a machine learning result and the state data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Fanuc Corporation
    Inventors: Kenji Shimizu, Kazuo Satou, Hideaki Maeda
  • Patent number: D869994
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keiko Kataoka, Kenji Shimizu, Zache Stephane