Patents by Inventor Kiyonori Inaba

Kiyonori Inaba 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: 20190313634
    Abstract: A stem cell manufacturing system for manufacturing stem cells from somatic cells includes: one or more closed production device(s) configured to produce stem cells from somatic cells; one or more drive device(s) configured to be connected with the production device(s) and drive the production device(s) in such a manner as to maintain the production device(s) in an environment suitable for producing stem cells; one or more cryopreservation device(s) configured to cryopreserve the produced stem cells; a first memory device configured to store whether or not somatic cells have been introduced to the production device(s), as a first state; a second memory device configured to store whether or not the production device(s) is/are connected with the drive device(s), as a second state; and a third memory device configured to store whether or not the produced stem cells can be placed in the cryopreservation device(s), as a third state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Koji TANABE, Kiyonori INABA, Masaru ODA
  • Publication number: 20190313633
    Abstract: A stem cell manufacturing system for manufacturing stem cells from somatic cells includes: one or more closed production device(s) configured to produce stem cells from somatic cells; one or more drive device(s) configured to be connected with the production device(s) and drive the production device(s) in such a manner as to maintain the production device(s) in an environment suitable for producing stem cells; one or more cryopreservation device(s) configured to cryopreserve the produced stem cells; a first memory device configured to store whether or not somatic cells have been introduced to the production device(s), as a first state; a second memory device configured to store whether or not the production device(s) is/are connected with the drive device(s), as a second state; and a third memory device configured to store whether or not the produced stem cells can be placed in the cryopreservation device(s), as a third state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Koji TANABE, Kiyonori INABA, Masaru ODA
  • Publication number: 20190303851
    Abstract: A first terminal determines a collection date of a somatic cell based on a desired collection date and a collectable date transmitted by a second medium; and outputs the collection date to a first medium. A second terminal outputs the collectable date to the second medium; and determines an acceptance date based on the collection date transmitted by the first medium and a production period of an iPS cell transmitted by a third medium. A third terminal determines the production period based on the collection date and a producible period, and determines a shipment date based on the production period and stockable location and period transmitted by a fourth medium; and outputs the production period to the third medium. A fourth terminal outputs the stockable location and period to the fourth medium; and determines stock location and period based on the production period and the stockable location and period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Koji TANABE, Kiyonori INABA, Masaru ODA
  • Publication number: 20190244303
    Abstract: An insurance management system comprising an insurance management server, the insurance management server having a receiving unit that receives payment of a prescribed amount over a prescribed time period from a user, a preparation request transmitter that transmits a preparation request by the client for specific cells to a cell management server that manages preparation of the specific cells, when accumulation of payments by the user received at the receiving unit satisfies a first condition, and a usage request transmitter that transmits a usage request by the client for the specific cells to the cell management server, when accumulation of payments received at the receiving unit satisfies a second condition which is a condition of a larger amount or a longer period than the first condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Koji TANABE, Tsunesaburo SUGAYA, Kiyonori INABA
  • Patent number: 10373109
    Abstract: A first terminal determines a collection date of a somatic cell based on a desired collection date and a collectable date transmitted by a second medium; and outputs the collection date to a first medium. A second terminal outputs the collectable date to the second medium; and determines an acceptance date based on the collection date transmitted by the first medium and a production period of an iPS cell transmitted by a third medium. A third terminal determines the production period based on the collection date and a producible period, and determines a shipment date based on the production period and stockable location and period transmitted by a fourth medium; and outputs the production period to the third medium. A fourth terminal outputs the stockable location and period to the fourth medium; and determines stock location and period based on the production period and the stockable location and period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignees: FANUC CORPORATION, I PEACE, INC.
    Inventors: Koji Tanabe, Kiyonori Inaba, Masaru Oda
  • Patent number: 10354218
    Abstract: A system for an iPS cell bank includes a terminal and a server. The terminal receives and sends a production request including a desired collection date of a somatic cell and a customer ID to the server. The server stores a collectable date for collecting the somatic cell, a producible period for producing an iPS cell, and a location and a stockable period for stocking the iPS cell; and determines: a collection date based on the desired collection date and the collectable date; a production period based on the collection date and the producible period; an acceptance date of the somatic cell based on the collection date and the production period; a stock location and a stock period based on the production period, the stockable location, and the stockable period; and a shipment date of the iPS cell based on the production period, the stockable location, and the stockable period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignees: FANUC CORPORATION, I PEACE, INC.
    Inventors: Koji Tanabe, Kiyonori Inaba, Masaru Oda
  • Publication number: 20190026086
    Abstract: A machine system includes two machines, a computer communicably connected to the machines, and a base software application and an operation software application installed in the computer. The base software application includes a first communication module that is a program portion to execute transmission and reception of first machine information to be outputted from each machine and second command information to be outputted to each machine, and a second communication module that is a program portion to execute transmission and reception of first command information to be inputted from the operation software application to the base software application and second machine information to be outputted from the base software application to the operation software application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Inventors: Masaru ODA, Kiyonori INABA
  • Patent number: 10114623
    Abstract: A machine system includes two machines, a computer communicably connected to the machines, and a base software application and an operation software application installed in the computer. The base software application includes a first communication module that is a program portion to execute transmission and reception of first machine information to be outputted from each machine and second command information to be outputted to each machine, and a second communication module that is a program portion to execute transmission and reception of first command information to be inputted from the operation software application to the base software application and second machine information to be outputted from the base software application to the operation software application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: FANUC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaru Oda, Kiyonori Inaba
  • Publication number: 20180035661
    Abstract: A stem cell manufacturing system for manufacturing stem cells from somatic cells includes: one or more closed production device(s) configured to produce stem cells from somatic cells; one or more drive device(s) configured to be connected with the production device(s) and drive the production device(s) in such a manner as to maintain the production device(s) in an environment suitable for producing stem cells; one or more cryopreservation device(s) configured to cryopreserve the produced stem cells; a first memory device configured to store whether or not somatic cells have been introduced to the production device(s), as a first state; a second memory device configured to store whether or not the production device(s) is/are connected with the drive device(s), as a second state; and a third memory device configured to store whether or not the produced stem cells can be placed in the cryopreservation device(s), as a third state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Inventors: Koji TANABE, Kiyonori INABA, Masaru ODA
  • Publication number: 20180039933
    Abstract: A first terminal determines a collection date of a somatic cell based on a desired collection date and a collectable date transmitted by a second medium; and outputs the collection date to a first medium. A second terminal outputs the collectable date to the second medium; and determines an acceptance date based on the collection date transmitted by the first medium and a production period of an iPS cell transmitted by a third medium. A third terminal determines the production period based on the collection date and a producible period, and determines a shipment date based on the production period and stockable location and period transmitted by a fourth medium; and outputs the production period to the third medium. A fourth terminal outputs the stockable location and period to the fourth medium; and determines stock location and period based on the production period and the stockable location and period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2016
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Inventors: Koji TANABE, Kiyonori INABA, Masaru ODA
  • Publication number: 20180039939
    Abstract: A system for an iPS cell bank includes a terminal and a server. The terminal receives and sends a production request including a desired collection date of a somatic cell and a customer ID to the server. The server stores a collectable date for collecting the somatic cell, a producible period for producing an iPS cell, and a location and a stockable period for stocking the iPS cell; and determines: a collection date based on the desired collection date and the collectable date; a production period based on the collection date and the producible period; an acceptance date of the somatic cell based on the collection date and the production period; a stock location and a stock period based on the production period, the stockable location, and the stockable period; and a shipment date of the iPS cell based on the production period, the stockable location, and the stockable period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2016
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Inventors: Koji TANABE, Kiyonori INABA, Masaru ODA
  • Publication number: 20170248929
    Abstract: A machine system includes two machines, a computer communicably connected to the machines, and a base software application and an operation software application installed in the computer. The base software application includes a first communication module that is a program portion to execute transmission and reception of first machine information to be outputted from each machine and second command information to be outputted to each machine, and a second communication module that is a program portion to execute transmission and reception of first command information to be inputted from the operation software application to the base software application and second machine information to be outputted from the base software application to the operation software application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Publication date: August 31, 2017
    Inventors: Masaru ODA, Kiyonori INABA
  • Patent number: 8886359
    Abstract: A robot (100) has a robot mechanism unit (1) having a sensor (10) and a control unit (2), and the control unit (2) includes a normal control unit (4) that controls the operation of the robot mechanism unit, and a learning control unit (3) that, when the robot mechanism unit (1) is operated by a speed command that is given by multiplying a teaching speed designated in a task program by a speed change ratio, performs learning to calculate, from a detection result by the sensor (10), a learning correction amount for making the trajectory or position of the control target in the robot mechanism unit (1) approach the target trajectory or target position, or for reducing the vibration of the control target, and performs processes so that the control target position of the robot mechanism unit (1) moves along a fixed trajectory regardless of the speed change ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: FANUC Corporation
    Inventors: Kiyonori Inaba, Masakazu Ichinose
  • Publication number: 20120296471
    Abstract: A robot (100) has a robot mechanism unit (1) having a sensor (10) and a control unit (2), and the control unit (2) includes a normal control unit (4) that controls the operation of the robot mechanism unit, and a learning control unit (3) that, when the robot mechanism unit (1) is operated by a speed command that is given by multiplying a teaching speed designated in a task program by a speed change ratio, performs learning to calculate, from a detection result by the sensor (10), a learning correction amount for making the trajectory or position of the control target in the robot mechanism unit (1) approach the target trajectory or target position, or for reducing the vibration of the control target, and performs processes so that the control target position of the robot mechanism unit (1) moves along a fixed trajectory regardless of the speed change ratio.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2012
    Publication date: November 22, 2012
    Applicant: FANUC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kiyonori INABA, Masakazu ICHINOSE
  • Patent number: 8271131
    Abstract: A robot with a learning control function is disclosed. The robot includes a robot mechanism unit, a learning control unit for obtaining data on positional deviation of the robot mechanism unit upon execution of a task program and executing a learning control for calculating a learning correction amount in order to decrease the positional deviation of the robot mechanism unit below a certain value, a normal control unit for executing a learning operation of the robot mechanism unit in order to obtain the data during the learning control and executing an actual operation of the robot mechanism unit based on the learning correction amount calculated by the learning control unit after executing the learning control, and an anti-exception processing unit for executing an anti-exception process in the case where an exception process occurs during the learning operation or the actual operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2012
    Assignee: Fanuc Corporation
    Inventors: Tetsuaki Kato, Masakazu Ichinose, Soichi Arita, Kiyonori Inaba, Hajime Suzuki
  • Patent number: 8271134
    Abstract: A robot having a learning control function is disclosed. The robot includes a robot mechanism unit with a sensor on a part to be positionally controlled and a control unit for controlling the operation of the robot mechanism unit. The control unit includes a normal control unit for controlling the operation of the robot mechanism unit, and a learning control unit for operating the robot mechanism unit according to a task program and carrying out the learning to calculate the learning correction amount in order that position of the part of the robot mechanism unit to be controlled which is detected by the sensor approaches a target trajectory or a target position assigned for the normal control unit. The learning control unit calculates the maximum speed override that can be set with in the learning operation, and carries out the learning to calculate the learning correction amount while increasing the speed override a plurality of times until the maximum speed override is reached.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2012
    Assignee: Fanuc Corporation
    Inventors: Tetsuaki Kato, Masakazu Ichinose, Kiyonori Inaba
  • Publication number: 20110208354
    Abstract: A robot with a learning control function is disclosed. The robot includes a robot mechanism unit, a learning control unit for obtaining data on positional deviation of the robot mechanism unit upon execution of a task program and executing a learning control for calculating a learning correction amount in order to decrease the positional deviation of the robot mechanism unit below a certain value, a normal control unit for executing a learning operation of the robot mechanism unit in order to obtain the data during the learning control and executing an actual operation of the robot mechanism unit based on the learning correction amount calculated by the learning control unit after executing the learning control, and an anti-exception processing unit for executing an anti-exception process in the case where an exception process occurs during the learning operation or the actual operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2011
    Publication date: August 25, 2011
    Applicant: FANUC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tetsuaki KATO, Masakazu Ichinose, Soichi Arita, Kiyonori Inaba, Hajime Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20110208356
    Abstract: A robot having a learning control function is disclosed. The robot includes a robot mechanism unit with a sensor on a part to be positionally controlled and a control unit for controlling the operation of the robot mechanism unit. The control unit includes a normal control unit for controlling the operation of the robot mechanism unit, and a learning control unit for operating the robot mechanism unit according to a task program and carrying out the learning to calculate the learning correction amount in order that position of the part of the robot mechanism unit to be controlled which is detected by the sensor approaches a target trajectory or a target position assigned for the normal control unit. The learning control unit calculates the maximum speed override that can be set with in the learning operation, and carries out the learning to calculate the learning correction amount while increasing the speed override a plurality of times until the maximum speed override is reached.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2011
    Publication date: August 25, 2011
    Applicant: FANUC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tetsuaki KATO, Masakazu Ichinose, Kiyonori Inaba