Patents by Inventor Koichi Inoue

Koichi Inoue 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: 11373036
    Abstract: A control device (10) includes a spreadsheet process additional starting-up unit (162) and a spreadsheet process holding unit (163) configured to newly start up the spreadsheet software when the spreadsheet software has not been started up, and when the spreadsheet software has been started up configured to start up second spreadsheet software when spreadsheet software having been started up has been held such that the spreadsheet software is not terminated, a data entry unit (168) configured to enter information acquired by accessing to an information acquisition source in an information entry portion of a calculation sheet of the spreadsheet software, the calculation sheet being a calculation sheet in which a business logic is set for inter-cell computation on the calculation sheet, and a result acquisition unit (169) configured to acquire a determination result on the calculation sheet when a determination result for the information entered in the information entry portion is shown by the business logic re
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
    Inventors: Nagatoshi Nawa, Akira Inoue, Koichi Yamada, Ikuko Takagi
  • Patent number: 11369367
    Abstract: A suturing device for being inserted into and used in a body is disclosed. The suturing device includes a front arm that has string support portions supporting both ends of a surgical string, and a front guide portion attached to the string support portions and a back arm that has a needle-shaped member, a needle support portion supporting the needle-shaped member in a state of pointing to a predetermined first direction, and a back guide portion attached to the front guide portion such that the back guide portion is capable of sliding in a direction substantially parallel to the first direction, and rotating around an axis substantially parallel to the first direction. The front guide portion has a first guide groove guiding the needle-shaped member to one end of the surgical string supported by the string support portion and a second guide groove guiding the needle-shaped member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: ZEON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kyoichiro Mizutani, Kohei Sakaki, Koichi Inoue
  • Patent number: 11371656
    Abstract: An inspection apparatus A for a hydrogen gas dispenser includes a receiving-side gas flowing unit 1 including a receptacle 11 configured to be connected to a nozzle C1 of a hydrogen gas dispenser C and an inspection unit including a rate-of-pressure-rise inspection unit 2 configured to measure a rate of pressure rise of hydrogen gas from the hydrogen gas dispenser C and a dispensed-amount inspection unit 3 configured to measure a dispensed amount of the hydrogen gas. The inspection apparatus A for a hydrogen gas dispenser is capable of measuring a dispensed amount and a rate of pressure rise of the hydrogen gas dispenser.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: IWATANI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaru Ito, Goichi Inoue, Koichi Tsuda
  • Publication number: 20220192631
    Abstract: A diagnosis assistance device includes a control unit that generates line data indicating an intensity value of a reflected wave from an object, which is present in a transmission direction of ultrasound, for each combination of a movement position of an ultrasound transducer that radially transmits the ultrasound while being moved inside a biological tissue and the transmission direction of the ultrasound with reference to an observation result of a cross section of the biological tissue by the ultrasound transducer and generates a detection image which includes pixels corresponding to the generated line data and in which pixels corresponding to the line data at the same movement position are arranged in one direction. Pixels corresponding to the line data in the same transmission direction are arranged in a direction perpendicular to the one direction, and each pixel value is set according to an abnormality degree of the generated line data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2022
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Applicant: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kyohei YAMAJI, Koichi INOUE, Hijiri SHIMIZU
  • Publication number: 20220185237
    Abstract: A heating plate includes: a pair of glass plates; a conductive pattern disposed between the pair of glass plates and defining a plurality of opening areas; and a joint layer disposed between the conductive pattern and at least one of the pair of glass plates; wherein the conductive pattern includes a plurality of connection elements that extend between two branch points to define the opening areas; and a rate of the connection elements, which are straight line segments connecting the two branch points, relative to the plurality of connection elements, is less than 20%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2022
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicant: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hirotoshi SUETSUGU, Manabu HIRAKAWA, Satoshi GOISHIHARA, Koichi KINOSHITA, Hidenori NAKAMURA, Koujiro OHKAWA, Tetsuo MATSUKURA, Isao INOUE
  • Publication number: 20220185238
    Abstract: A heating plate includes: a pair of glass plates; a conductive pattern disposed between the pair of glass plates and defining a plurality of opening areas; and a joint layer disposed between the conductive pattern and at least one of the pair of glass plates; wherein the conductive pattern includes a plurality of connection elements that extend between two branch points to define the opening areas; and a rate of the connection elements, which are straight line segments connecting the two branch points, relative to the plurality of connection elements, is less than 20%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2022
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicant: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hirotoshi SUETSUGU, Manabu HIRAKAWA, Satoshi GOISHIHARA, Koichi KINOSHITA, Hidenori NAKAMURA, Koujiro OHKAWA, Tetsuo MATSUKURA, Isao INOUE
  • Patent number: 11355324
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a plasma processing method capable of removing complex depositions of metal and non-metal deposited in a processing chamber by etching processing of a wafer to reduce generation of particle due to the depositions, in a plasma processing method for plasma-etching the wafer such as a semiconductor substrate. According to the present invention, there is provided a plasma processing method for plasma-etching a sample in a processing chamber and plasma-cleaning the inside of the processing chamber, the method comprising: an etching step for plasma-etching a predetermined number of the samples; a metal removing step of removing a deposited film containing a metal element by using a plasma after the etching step; and a non-metal removing step of removing the deposited film containing the non-metal element by using a plasma different from the plasma in the metal removing step, in which the metal removing step and the non-metal removing step are repeated twice or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: HITACHI HIGH-TECH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kosa Hirota, Masahiro Sumiya, Koichi Nakaune, Nanako Tamari, Satomi Inoue, Shigeru Nakamoto
  • Publication number: 20220174505
    Abstract: There are provided a step 1 of, at a measurement point where a throughput of a wireless communication terminal under a new communication standard is to be acquired, measuring or calculating a wireless communication characteristic (throughput) of a wireless communication terminal under a current communication standard; a step 2 of acquiring parameters of a physical layer and a MAC layer at the time of measuring or calculating the wireless communication characteristic of the wireless communication terminal under the current communication standard; and a step 3 of, with the wireless communication characteristic (throughput) measured or calculated for the wireless communication terminal under the current communication standard and the parameters of the physical layer and the MAC layer at that time as inputs, calculating a wireless communication characteristic (throughput) corresponding to parameters of the wireless communication terminal under the new communication standard.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2020
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shoko SHINOHARA, Toshiro NAKAHIRA, Yasuhiko INOUE, Hirantha ABEYSEKERA, Koichi ISHIHARA, Takafumi HAYASHI, Yasushi TAKATORI
  • Publication number: 20220174516
    Abstract: A wireless performance evaluation method for performing wireless performance evaluation of a wireless network including wireless base stations and wireless terminal stations includes: a step 1 of, before performing wireless performance evaluation operation based on wireless performance evaluation information generated from wireless performance evaluation conditions, determining whether an existing wireless performance evaluation result of wireless performance evaluation operation that has been performed is substitutable or not; and a step 2 of, if the existing wireless performance evaluation result is substitutable, skipping arithmetic processing corresponding to the wireless performance evaluation information and substituting the existing wireless performance evaluation result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2020
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshiro NAKAHIRA, Shoko SHINOHARA, Hirantha ABEYSEKERA, Yasuhiko INOUE, Koichi ISHIHARA, Takafumi HAYASHI, Yasushi TAKATORI
  • Patent number: 11338774
    Abstract: A heating plate includes: a pair of glass plates; a conductive pattern disposed between the pair of glass plates and defining a plurality of opening areas; and a joint layer disposed between the conductive pattern and at least one of the pair of glass plates; wherein the conductive pattern includes a plurality of connection elements that extend between two branch points to define the opening areas; and a rate of the connection elements, which are straight line segments connecting the two branch points, relative to the plurality of connection elements, is less than 20%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hirotoshi Suetsugu, Manabu Hirakawa, Satoshi Goishihara, Koichi Kinoshita, Hidenori Nakamura, Koujiro Ohkawa, Tetsuo Matsukura, Isao Inoue
  • Publication number: 20220159476
    Abstract: A method includes a step 1 of performing processing for determining wireless terminal stations that are inside cover areas of existing wireless base stations, and excluding the existing wireless base stations and the wireless terminal stations inside the cover areas from a wireless base station installation area, a step 2 of performing processing for optimizing, with respect to each first wireless terminal station that is outside the cover areas of the existing wireless base stations and has been left in the processing for excluding in the step 1, a combination of the first wireless terminal station and the closest additional wireless base station from which received power is the largest, and optimizing installation positions of additional wireless base stations, a step 3 of determining, with respect to the combinations of the additional wireless base stations and the first wireless terminal stations that were optimized in the step 2, whether wireless terminal stations are inside or outside cover areas of the
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshiro NAKAHIRA, Hirantha ABEYSEKERA, Shoko SHINOHARA, Yasuhiko INOUE, Koichi ISHIHARA, Takafumi HAYASHI, Daisuke GOTO, Yasushi TAKATORI
  • Publication number: 20220070231
    Abstract: A communication method executed by an information processing device is provided. The information processing device is configured to communicate with a second information processing device associated with a first user via a network, and includes a processor and a memory storing programmed instructions that, when executed by the processor, are operable for performing the communication method. The communication method includes causing the information processing device to display a list of second users while a call is in progress with the second information processing device; causing the information processing device to receive a selection of one of the second users displayed on the list; and causing the information processing device to transmit a request for participation in the call with the second information processing device to a third information processing device, the third information processing device being associated with the selected one of the second users.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2021
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Inventors: Takashi HASEGAWA, Koichi INOUE, Takafumi TAKEDA
  • Publication number: 20210303214
    Abstract: A memory system includes a non-volatile memory and a controller that includes a first memory and is configured to write log data to the first memory, including a history of commands for controlling the memory system. An information processing system includes the memory system and an information processing device configured to store an expected value and to transmit a signal that instructs the memory system to stop when a value of the log data transmitted from the memory system does not match the expected value. The expected value and the transmitted value are determined based on the log data of the memory system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Takeshi NAKANO, Akihiko ISHIHARA, Shingo TANIMOTO, Yasuaki NAKAZATO, Shinji MAEDA, Minoru UCHIDA, Kenji SAKAUE, Koichi INOUE, Yosuke KINO, Takumi SASAKI, Mikio TAKASUGI, Kouji SAITOU, Hironori NAGAI, Shinya TAKEDA, Akihito TOUHATA, Masaru OGAWA, Akira AOKI
  • Patent number: 10877692
    Abstract: A memory system includes a plurality of first memory chips connected to a first bus, a plurality of second memory chips connected to a second bus, and a controller that is connected to the first and second buses and configured to execute a write operation by performing processes that include selecting one of the plurality of first memory chips based on first information including data reading speed information and/or data writing speed information for the plurality of first memory chips, and selecting one of the plurality of second memory chips based on second information including data reading speed information and/or data writing speed information for the plurality of second memory chips.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventor: Koichi Inoue
  • Publication number: 20200000459
    Abstract: A suturing device for being inserted into and used in a body is disclosed. The suturing device includes a front arm that has string support portions supporting both ends of a surgical string, and a front guide portion attached to the string support portions and a back arm that has a needle-shaped member, a needle support portion supporting the needle-shaped member in a state of pointing to a predetermined first direction, and a back guide portion attached to the front guide portion such that the back guide portion is capable of sliding in a direction substantially parallel to the first direction, and rotating around an axis substantially parallel to the first direction. The front guide portion has a first guide groove guiding the needle-shaped member to one end of the surgical string supported by the string support portion and a second guide groove guiding the needle-shaped member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2018
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Kyoichiro MIZUTANI, Kohei SAKAKI, Koichi INOUE
  • Publication number: 20190065114
    Abstract: A memory system includes a plurality of first memory chips connected to a first bus, a plurality of second memory chips connected to a second bus, and a controller that is connected to the first and second buses and configured to execute a write operation by performing processes that include selecting one of the plurality of first memory chips based on first information including data reading speed information and/or data writing speed information for the plurality of first memory chips, and selecting one of the plurality of second memory chips based on second information including data reading speed information and/or data writing speed information for the plurality of second memory chips.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicant: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventor: Koichi INOUE
  • Patent number: 10213186
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus for diagnosis is provided in which a simpler configuration enables an anatomical technique and a physiological technique to be used in combination. The imaging apparatus for diagnosis disclosed herein includes a first calculator for calculating a parameter indicating each deformation degree of measurement slit portions, by using a tomographic image including the measurement slit portions which are disposed at different positions in an axial direction of a probe unit and whose cross-sectional shape is deformed in response to a pressure applied to the probe unit, and a second calculator for calculating a value corresponding to a myocardial fractional flow reserve, based on the calculated parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koichi Inoue, Junya Furuichi
  • Patent number: 10164363
    Abstract: To prevent an increase of the number of kinds of components required for offset arrangement, an increase in risk of assembly error and extra time and effort for parts management, in a connector including mutually facing terminal members with contacting portions being offset in the insertion direction. Mutually facing terminal members 20 are formed on components identical in shape. The mutually facing terminal members 20 are secured to a connector housing 12 while being offset in an insertion direction of a double-sided card edge 102 inserted into a receptacle compartment 14 of the connector housing 12.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignees: NIPPON TANSHI CO., LTD., SUBARU CORPORATION, MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinya Enomoto, Osamu Nishimura, Masaru Fujino, Nobuhiko Ochiai, Yuya Inoue, Makoto Iijima, Koichi Inoue, Yasuaki Ito, Hiroyoshi Nishizaki, Fumiaki Arimai
  • Publication number: 20180163263
    Abstract: Provided are: a method with which it is possible to suppress nucleic-acid amplification of non-target nucleic acids and to selectively nucleic-acid amplify a target nucleic acid in a sample in which a large amount of non-target nucleic acids and a rare target nucleic acid are present in mixture; a method for detecting at high sensitivity rare mutant genes, the method combining this nucleic-acid amplification method and a specific real-time method for detecting the target nucleic acid; and a composition and kit for this method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Publication date: June 14, 2018
    Applicant: TAKARA BIO INC.
    Inventors: Takashi UEMORI, Takehiro SAGARA, Koichi INOUE
  • Publication number: 20180034177
    Abstract: To prevent an increase of the number of kinds of components required for offset arrangement, an increase in risk of assembly error and extra time and effort for parts management, in a connector including mutually facing terminal members with contacting portions being offset in the insertion direction. Mutually facing terminal members 20 are formed on components identical in shape. The mutually facing terminal members 20 are secured to a connector housing 12 while being offset in an insertion direction of a double-sided card edge 102 inserted into a receptacle compartment 14 of the connector housing 12.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Inventors: Shinya ENOMOTO, Osamu NISHIMURA, Masaru FUJINO, Nobuhiko OCHIAI, Yuya INOUE, Makoto IIJIMA, Koichi INOUE, Yasuaki ITO, Hiroyoshi NISHIZAKI, Fumiaki ARIMAI