Patents by Inventor Koichi Nakamura

Koichi Nakamura 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: 10384649
    Abstract: A heating plate 10 includes: a pair of glass plates 11, 12; a conductive pattern 40, 70 disposed between the pair of glass plates 11, 12 and defining a plurality of opening areas 43, 73; and a joint layer 13, 14 disposed between the conductive pattern 40, 70 and at least one of the pair of glass plates 11, 12; wherein the conductive pattern 40, 70 includes a plurality of connection elements 44, 74 that extend between two branch points 42, 72 to define the opening areas 43, 73; and a rate of the connection elements 44, 74, which are straight line segments connecting the two branch points 42, 72, relative to the plurality of connection elements 44, 74, is less than 20%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    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: 20190248336
    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: April 24, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    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: 20190248407
    Abstract: A steering control apparatus controlling an electric power steering apparatus includes a first control part and a second control part. The first control part communicates with an external device and executes a specific process. The second control part communicates with the first control part and executes the specific process. The first control part can acquire first information and second information. When all of the first information and the second information are positive, the first control part transmits positive information to the external device. When a part of the first information and the second information is negative, the first control part transmits negative information to the external device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Koichi NAKAMURA, Nobuyori NAKAJIMA, Go ENDOH, Yosuke OGI, Atsuko OKA
  • Publication number: 20190241214
    Abstract: Inverter circuits are provided for motor winding sets, respectively. Control units are provided for the motor winding sets to generate control signals related to driving of the inverter circuits and control currents flowing through the motor winding sets, respectively, thereby controlling driving of a motor. The control mode includes a manual steering mode for controlling the motor according to a steering operation on a steering wheel by a driver and an automatic steering mode for controlling the motor independently of the steering operation on the steering wheel by the driver. The control units are capable of switching the control modes and differentiate the current control according to the control mode. By making the current control different according to the control mode, it is possible to attain optimal characteristics which correspond to each control mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Atsuko OKA, Nobuyori NAKAJIMA, Go ENDOH, Koichi NAKAMURA, Yosuke OGI
  • Publication number: 20190232778
    Abstract: A cooling device of a vehicle includes a cooler body of a heat exchanging type and an air intake duct which are disposed in a rear portion of the vehicle. The air intake duct extends backwardly from the cooler body in a longitudinal direction of the vehicle, and is disposed such that the air intake duct is displaceable relative to the cooler body forwardly of the vehicle upon application of an impact load to the air intake duct. The cooler body is attached to a body of the vehicle, while the air intake duct is attached to the cooler body, such that a strength of attachment of the air intake duct to the cooler body is lower than a strength of attachment of the cooler body to the body of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Koichi Nakamura, Tomoaki Furukawa, Kiyonori Takagi
  • Publication number: 20190233026
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a heat exchanging type cooling device includes an undercover disposed below the cooler body and having an air exhaust passage into which the ambient air discharged through the lower surface of the cooler body is introduced and through which the ambient air is exhausted into outside atmosphere, under a negative air pressure generated due to an air stream generated during running of the vehicle; and an elastically deformable sealing member in a closed form interposed between the air exhaust passage and the lower surface of the cooler body. The undercover is attached to the body of the vehicle, such that a gap is provided between the undercover and the lower surface of the cooler body, and such that the sealing member fluid-tightly closes the gap.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Koichi Nakamura, Tomoaki Furukawa, Kiyonori Takagi
  • Publication number: 20190232777
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a heat exchanging type cooling device comprising an undercover disposed below the cooler body and having an air outlet through which the ambient air discharged through the lower surface of the cooler body is exhausted downwardly into outside atmosphere, the air outlet being formed through the undercover so as to extend in a vertical direction. The undercover is provided with a plurality of fins disposed within the air outlet such that the fins are spaced apart from each other in the longitudinal direction of the vehicle, each of the fins extending in a width direction of the vehicle and being inclined such that a lower end of the fin is located backward of its upper end in the longitudinal direction of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Koichi Nakamura, Tomoaki Furukawa, Kiyonori Takagi
  • Patent number: 10362613
    Abstract: A pairing management method includes detecting, by a computer, a peripheral device configured to perform short-range wireless communication with the computer; transmitting, by the computer, to a server storing pairing information generated by a pairing process of a management terminal and the peripheral device, an acquisition request for the pairing information of the detected peripheral device; and performing data communication, by the computer, with the detected peripheral device, based on the pairing information, when the pairing information associated with the transmitted acquisition request is received from the server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Hidenobu Ito, Kazuaki Nimura, Koichi Yasaki, Takuya Sakamoto, Yosuke Nakamura, Junya Kani
  • Patent number: 10351166
    Abstract: A sensor device includes a first sensor section and a second sensor section, and the first sensor section has sensor elements and an output circuit for generating and transmitting an output signal including signals that respectively correspond to sensing values from the two sensor elements, and the second sensor section has sensor elements and an output circuit for generating and transmitting an output signal including signals that respectively correspond to sensing values from the two sensor elements. The sensor device further includes an ECU that has an abnormality determiner for determining abnormality of the sensor sections, and a calculator, thereby enabling a continuation of abnormality monitoring of a normal sensor section, even when a part of the sensor sections is abnormal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koichi Nakamura, Katsuhiko Hayashi, Takaharu Kozawa, Shuji Kuramitsu, Masaya Taki, Toshimitsu Sakai
  • Patent number: 10340053
    Abstract: The radiation-irradiation device includes: a radiation generating unit that generates radiation; a collimator unit that controls an irradiation range to be irradiated with the radiation generated by the radiation generating unit; and an interval ensuring unit that includes a contact member being in contact with a subject to be irradiated with the radiation in a case in which a distance between the radiation generating unit and the subject is shorter than a preset distance, and ensures an interval between the radiation generating unit and the subject. The interval ensuring unit is detachably mounted on the collimator unit and is capable of being mounted at different rotational positions about an axis, which passes through a center of a diaphragm of the collimator unit and extends in the direction of an optical axis of the radiation, as a central axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Misaki Kawahara, Koichi Kitano, Kenji Nakamura, Masaru Sato, Masayuki Iwasaka, Takeyasu Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10341346
    Abstract: An information processing method executed in a computer, the processing method including: starting a network application that belongs to a specified network domain, starting a security application that restricts accesses from the network application except for specified accesses including accesses within same network domain, detecting a peripheral device coupled to the computer, and generating an interface for accessing to the detected peripheral device so that the generated interface belongs to the same specified network domain as the network application.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Koichi Yasaki, Hidenobu Ito, Takuya Sakamoto, Yosuke Nakamura, Kazuaki Nimura
  • Publication number: 20190194607
    Abstract: The problem is to produce functional liver cells usable in testing the metabolism and toxicity of a drug, from pluripotent stem cells. The solution includes a method for producing highly functional liver cells using pluripotent stem cells, comprising, from pluripotent stem cells, acquiring primitive endoderm derived from the pluripotent stem cells by a process involving steps (A) and (B), from the primitive endoderm, acquiring liver precursor cells by a process involving step (C), and, from the liver precursor cells, acquiring the highly functional liver cells by a process involving step (D): (A) culturing under serum-free and feeder-free conditions; (B) culturing in the presence of albumin and at least one kind of cytokine; (C) culturing in the presence of SHH or an SHH agonist and at least one kind of cytokine; and (D) culturing and maturing in the presence of at least one kind of cytokine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2012
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicants: DNAVEC CORPORATION, NATIONAL CENTER FOR GLOBAL HEALTH AND MEDICINE
    Inventors: Akira Yuo, Kumiko Saeki, Naoko Nakamura, Satoko Matsuyama, Miwako Nishio, Koichi Saeki, Mamoru Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 10328972
    Abstract: In a rotation detecting apparatus, a sensor includes a sensor element outputting a measurement value representing rotation of a detection target, and a circuit module. The circuit module includes a rotational angle calculator calculating, based on the measurement value, rotational angle information indicative of a rotational angle of the detection target. The rotational angle calculator generates a rotational angle signal including the rotational angle information. The circuit module includes a rotation number calculator calculating, based on the measurement value, rotation number information representing the number of rotations of the detection target. The rotation number calculator generates a rotation number signal including the rotation number information. An output unit outputs, as an output signal, a series of the rotational angle signal and the rotation number signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshihiro Fujita, Hideki Kabune, Katsuhiko Hayashi, Takaharu Kozawa, Shuhei Miyachi, Koichi Nakamura, Yuki Watanabe, Atsuko Oka, Shuji Kuramitsu, Toshimitsu Sakai, Masaya Taki
  • Patent number: 10329525
    Abstract: There is the problem that a liquid culture medium fed by a pump has a high frequency of contact with a gas during movement in a tube, and the pH value of the liquid culture medium before and after feeding changes easily. In a liquid feeder and a cell culture apparatus provided therewith, a feed pipe 7 is connected with a gas bag 14, the liquid to be fed into the feed pipe 7 is fed so as to be sandwiched by a gas for suppressing the qualitative changes of the liquid. Furthermore, the gas bag is connected with a container 8 for holding a liquid, and holds the gas for suppressing qualitative changes of the liquid in a gas phase of the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masaharu Kiyama, Guangbin Zhou, Takayuki Nozaki, Ryota Nakajima, Daisuke Suzuki, Yumiko Igarashi, Shizu Takeda, Taku Nakamura, Masakazu Sugaya, Koichi Terada
  • Patent number: 10315625
    Abstract: A heating plate 10 includes: a pair of glass plates 11, 12; a conductive pattern 40, 70 disposed between the pair of glass plates 11, 12 and defining a plurality of opening areas 43, 73; and a joint layer 13, 14 disposed between the conductive pattern 40, 70 and at least one of the pair of glass plates 11, 12; wherein the conductive pattern 40, 70 includes a plurality of connection elements 44, 74 that extend between two branch points 42, 72 to define the opening areas 43, 73; and a rate of the connection elements 44, 74, which are straight line segments connecting the two branch points 42, 72, relative to the plurality of connection elements 44, 74, is less than 20%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hirotoshi Suetsugu, Manabu Hirakawa, Satoshi Goishihara, Koichi Kinoshita, Hidenori Nakamura, Koujiro Ohkawa, Tetsuo Matsukura, Isao Inoue
  • Patent number: 10309005
    Abstract: A deposition device according to one embodiment includes a processing container. A mounting table is installed inside the processing container, and a metal target is installed above the mounting table. Further, a head is configured to inject an oxidizing gas toward the mounting table. This head is configured to move between a first region that is defined between the metal target and a mounting region where a target object is mounted on the mounting table and a second region spaced apart from a space defined between the metal target and the mounting region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventors: Yasuhiko Kojima, Hiroshi Sone, Atsushi Gomi, Kanto Nakamura, Toru Kitada, Yasunobu Suzuki, Yusuke Suzuki, Koichi Takatsuki, Tatsuo Hirasawa, Keisuke Sato, Chiaki Yasumuro, Atsushi Shimada
  • Patent number: 10300944
    Abstract: A sensor device including a first output circuit generating and outputting a first output signal that is generated as a signal sequence from a first main signal based on a detection value of a first main sensor element to a first sub signal based on a detection value of a first sub sensor element, a second output circuit generating and outputting a second output signal that is generated as a signal sequence from a second main signal based on a detection value of a second main sensor element to a second sub signal based on a detection value of a second sub sensor element, and an abnormality determiner determining abnormality of the device based on the first output signal and the second output signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takaharu Kozawa, Shuji Kuramitsu, Koichi Nakamura, Katsuhiko Hayashi, Masaya Taki, Toshimitsu Sakai
  • Publication number: 20190153700
    Abstract: The present invention aims to improve the strength of the portion of the swing frame for attaching the swing motor apparatus while reducing cost. A bottom plate of a swing frame is divided into a center bottom plate segment to which the swing motor apparatus mounting portion is attached, a front bottom plate segment that is positioned to the front side of the center bottom plate segment and to which the center joint mounting portion is attached, and a rear bottom plate segment positioned to the rear side of the center bottom plate segment, wherein: the center, front, and rear bottom plate segments and are formed integrally by welding; and the plate thickness of the center bottom plate segment is thicker than the plate thickness of the front bottom plate segment and the rear bottom plate segment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: Caterpillar SARL
    Inventors: Takeshi Tsuneyoshi, Takahiro Iwamoto, Takeshi Nakamura, Akashi-shi Nakai, Kentaro Nakayama, Dharmesh Kumar, Koichi Andatsu
  • Publication number: 20190159296
    Abstract: A heating electrode device for energizing the heating a glass is provided. A heating electrode device includes a plurality of heat-generating conducting bodies extending as having a rectangular cross section and arranged in a direction different from the extending direction. In the cross section perpendicular to the extending direction of the heat-generating conducting body, when it is assumed that a thickness that is a size in a direction perpendicular to an arrangement direction be H and a size of a lager side of sides parallel to the arrangement direction be WB, H/WB>1.0 is satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2016
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hirotoshi SUETSUGU, Manabu HIRAKAWA, Satoshi GOISHIHARA, Hidenori NAKAMURA, Kazuo MATSUFUJI, Koichi KINOSHITA
  • Publication number: 20190152524
    Abstract: In a rotation detecting apparatus, each of first and second sensor elements measures rotation of a detection target. A circuit module includes first and second rotational angle calculators each calculating, based on a corresponding one of a first measurement value of the first sensor element and a second measurement value of the second sensor element, a rotational angle of the detection target. The circuit module includes first and second rotation number calculators each calculating, based on the corresponding one of the first measurement value and the second measurement value, a rotation number of the detection target. The circuit module includes first and second communicators each outputting, to a controller, a rotational angle signal based on the rotational angle and a rotation number signal based on the rotation number. A package packages the first and second sensor elements, and is mounted to a circuit board separately from the controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Toshihiro FUJITA, Katsuhiko HAYASHI, Takaharu KOZAWA, Shuhei MIYACHI, Koichi NAKAMURA, Yuki WATANABE, Atsuko OKA, Shuji KURAMITSU, Toshimitsu SAKAI, Masaya TAKI