Patents by Inventor Koichi Takahashi

Koichi Takahashi 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: 10074880
    Abstract: A cooling structure of an electricity storage device includes a storage cell case, a plurality of storage cells, a plurality of cooling passages, an intake duct, an exhaust duct, a cooling air suction device, and a flow path resistance. The plurality of storage cells are accommodated in the storage cell case. The plurality of cooling passages are provided between the storage cells. The intake duct is connected to an upstream side of the storage cell case. The exhaust duct is connected to a downstream side of the storage cell case. The cooling air suction device is connected to the exhaust duct and configured to draw cooling air from the intake duct. The flow path resistance is provided between the plurality of cooling passages and the cooling air suction device to limit a flow of the cooling air from the intake duct to the cooling air suction device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toru Hiranishi, Koichi Takahashi, Tetsu Miyamoto
  • Publication number: 20180248839
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method of posting content to a social medium comprises receiving content posted by a user along with an associated posting time which indicates when the user selected an option to post the content to the social medium; determining that publication of the content posted by the user is dependent on a trigger; and in response to determining that publication of the content is dependent on the trigger, storing the content with the associated posting time and suspending publication of the content until the trigger is satisfied such that the posting time published with the content indicates a time prior to transmission of the content from an electronic device to a server for publishing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Publication date: August 30, 2018
    Inventors: Yuka Nomura, Koichi Takahashi, Takashi Takahashi, Daisuke Tomoda, Hiroki Yoshinaga
  • Patent number: 10048444
    Abstract: An optical system for optical communications includes: a signal light exit portion, a first coupler optical system that collects the signal light, a first collimator optical system that collimates the signal light into a parallel light, an optical signal-operating portion that reflects the parallel light, a second collimator optical system that collects the parallel light reflected, a second coupler optical system that collects signal light, and a signal light-receiving portion that receives the signal light incident, wherein: the first collimator optical system is defined by a decentered optical system that includes a reflective surface that tilts with respect to an optical axis of incident signal light and is capable of reflection, and the second collimator optical system is defined by a second decentered optical system that includes a reflective surface that tilts with respect to an optical axis of incident signal light and is capable of internal reflection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Koichi Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20180219828
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method of posting content to a social medium comprises receiving content posted by a user along with an associated posting time which indicates when the user selected an option to post the content to the social medium; determining that publication of the content posted by the user is dependent on a trigger; and in response to determining that publication of the content is dependent on the trigger, storing the content with the associated posting time and suspending publication of the content until the trigger is satisfied such that the posting time published with the content indicates a time prior to transmission of the content from an electronic device to a server for publishing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Inventors: Yuka Nomura, Koichi Takahashi, Takashi Takahashi, Daisuke Tomoda, Hiroki Yoshinaga
  • Patent number: 10018203
    Abstract: An aluminum alloy cast impeller has a stable high-temperature strength (e.g., 0.2% proof stress value of 260 MPa or more) at about 200° C. A boss part, blade parts, and a disc part have secondary dendrite arm spacings of 20 to 50 ?m, 10 to 35 ?m, and 5 to 25 ?m, respectively, and satisfy the relationship Amax>Bmax>Cmax, where Amax, Bmax, and Cmax are the maximum values of the secondary dendrite arm spacings of the boss part, the blade parts, and the disc part, respectively. During casting, Al alloy molten metal is pressure injected into a 200 to 350° C. plaster mold. A 100 to 250° C. chill occurs on a surface in contact with an impeller disc surface, so that the chill temperature (° C.)<(plaster mold temperature?50° C.).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: UACJ Corporation
    Inventors: Koichi Takahashi, Toshio Ushiyama
  • Patent number: 10011160
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a right pillar, a left pillar, a high voltage equipment-accommodation portion, a high voltage equipment, and a high voltage equipment-protection cover. The right pillar is provided at a right end part. The left pillar is provided at a left end part. The high voltage equipment-accommodation portion is provided between the pillars. The high voltage equipment is provided in the high voltage equipment-accommodation portion and has a front face. The high voltage equipment-protection cover covers the high voltage equipment-accommodation portion to cover the front face. The high voltage equipment-protection cover includes a right extension portion and a left extension portion. Each of the extension portions has a groove portion or a bent portion. Each of the extension portions is bent toward front at the groove portion or the bent portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Manabu Mitani, Koichi Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10000240
    Abstract: A vehicle includes an engine, a seat, an upper member, a lower member, and a high voltage equipment. The engine is provided at a rear in a front-rear direction of the vehicle. The seat is provided in front of the engine in the front-rear direction. The upper member is provided between the seat and the engine in the front-rear direction and extends in a vehicle width direction of the vehicle perpendicular to the front-rear direction. The lower member extends in the vehicle width direction and is provided between the seat and the engine below the upper member in a vehicle height direction of the vehicle perpendicular to the front-rear direction and the vehicle width direction. The high voltage equipment is provided between the seat and the engine and in a space surrounded by the upper member and the lower member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Manabu Mitani, Koichi Takahashi, Kazuya Nakano, Sachiko Katsuno
  • Patent number: 9985924
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method of posting content to a social medium comprises receiving content posted by a user along with an associated posting time which indicates when the user selected an option to post the content to the social medium; determining that publication of the content posted by the user is dependent on a trigger; and in response to determining that publication of the content is dependent on the trigger, storing the content with the associated posting time and suspending publication of the content until the trigger is satisfied such that the posting time published with the content indicates a time prior to transmission of the content from an electronic device to a server for publishing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Yuka Nomura, Koichi Takahashi, Takashi Takahashi, Daisuke Tomoda, Hiroki Yoshinaga
  • Patent number: 9961038
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method of posting content to a social medium comprises receiving content posted by a user along with an associated posting time which indicates when the user selected an option to post the content to the social medium; determining that publication of the content posted by the user is dependent on a trigger; and in response to determining that publication of the content is dependent on the trigger, storing the content with the associated posting time and suspending publication of the content until the trigger is satisfied such that the posting time published with the content indicates a time prior to transmission of the content from an electronic device to a server for publishing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Yuka Nomura, Koichi Takahashi, Takashi Takahashi, Daisuke Tomoda, Hiroki Yoshinaga
  • Patent number: 9950588
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a high voltage equipment-accommodation portion, a cooling mechanism, and a discharge passage. The high voltage equipment-accommodation portion is provided behind a seat and includes a high voltage equipment. The cooling mechanism cools the high voltage equipment with cooling air introduced from an outside of the high voltage equipment-accommodation portion and diffuses in the high voltage equipment-accommodation portion the cooling air which has cooled the high voltage equipment. The discharge passage connects a lower end part of the high voltage equipment-accommodation portion and a vicinity of a floor surface in the vehicle interior. The cooling mechanism is configured to discharge the cooling air in the high voltage equipment-accommodation portion downwardly to the vehicle interior via the discharge passage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Manabu Mitani, Koichi Takahashi, Kazuya Nakano
  • Patent number: 9950601
    Abstract: A vehicle includes an upper member, a lower member, and a high voltage equipment. The upper member is provided at a rear of a seat in a front-rear direction of the vehicle. The upper member extends in a vehicle width direction of the vehicle. The lower member extends in the vehicle width direction. The lower member is provided at the rear of the seat in the front-rear direction below the upper member in a vehicle height direction of the vehicle. The high voltage equipment is provided at the rear of the seat in the front-rear direction and connected to an upper connecting point of the upper member and a lower connecting point of the lower member. A virtual line connecting the upper connecting point and the lower connecting point passes through a center of gravity of the high voltage equipment viewed in the vehicle width direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Manabu Mitani, Koichi Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20180067290
    Abstract: A prism optical system has an optical element that includes an entrance-side reflecting surface having reflection on the most entrance-side of the optical element on an optical path, an exit-side reflecting surface having reflection on the most exit side of the optical element on the optical path, and an intermediate reflecting surface having reflection between the entrance-side reflecting surface and the exit-side reflecting surface on the optical path, a thickness of an intermediate area including the intermediate reflecting surface in the X-Z plane is greater than a thickness of an entrance-side area including the entrance-side reflecting surface or a thickness of an exit-side area including the exit-side reflecting surface, and the following condition (1) is satisfied: 0.5<Tn/Tc<1.0??(1) where Tn is a thickness of the entrance-side area including the entrance-side reflecting surface, and Tc is a thickness of the intermediate area including the intermediate reflecting surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2017
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Koichi TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20180067289
    Abstract: A prism optical system has an optical element that includes, a first surface that defines a transmitting surface as an entrance surface and an internal reflecting surface as well, a second surface that defines an internal reflecting surface in opposition to the first surface, a third surface that defines an internal reflecting surface in opposition to the first surface and adjacent to the second surface, a fourth surface that defines an internal reflecting surface in opposition to the first surface and adjacent to the third surface and an internal reflecting surface closest to the image plane as well, and a fifth surface that defines a transmitting surface adjacent to the first surface and in opposition to the fourth surface; the fourth surface is defined by a rotationally asymmetric surface having a negative power in the Y-Z plane and a positive power in the X-direction perpendicular to the Y-Z plane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2017
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Koichi TAKAHASHI
  • Patent number: 9884535
    Abstract: A vehicle includes an air conditioning system, a high voltage equipment, a cooling fan, and an intake duct. The air conditioning system is to condition air in an interior of the vehicle which has a vehicle height direction. The cooling fan is to send cooling air which has passed through the air conditioning system to the high voltage equipment. The cooling fan has an intake port. The intake duct is connected to the intake port from upward in the vehicle height direction to supply the cooling air to the cooling fan. A lowermost part of the intake port in the vehicle height direction is positioned higher than a lowermost surface of a duct flow path of the intake duct in the vehicle height direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuya Nakano, Koichi Takahashi, Sachiko Katsuno
  • Publication number: 20180029650
    Abstract: Provided is a rear end structure of a vehicle body, with which it is possible to reduce vehicle weight and achieve satisfactory vehicle body rigidity. The rear end structure of a vehicle body is equipped with a floor panel having a low floor part, a high floor part provided rearward of the low floor part, and a floor recess formed in the high floor part and describing a protuberant configuration when viewed in the longitudinal direction of the vehicle, and a brace connecting the low floor part and the bottom surface of the floor recess.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2015
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Applicant: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Koichi TAKAHASHI, Satoru KAWABE, Ken YASUI, Masaaki YAMANE
  • Patent number: 9804373
    Abstract: The first optical element 10 and the second optical element 20 are spaced away from each other in an effective area through which a light beam passes, and satisfy the following condition (1): 0<DMAX/f?0.3??(1) where DMAX is the maximum value of a distance as measured in the effective area through which the light beam passes on a section including a center chief ray of the light beam in a direction parallel with the center chief ray between the second surface 12 of the first optical element 10 and the first surface 21 of the second optical element 20, and f is the focal length of the decentered optical system 1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Koichi Takahashi
  • Patent number: 9736102
    Abstract: A system, device, computer program product, and/or method generates display data that allows a user to ascertain a relationship between related electronic information from among sent and received electronic information. A three-dimensional time series data processing system selects one electronic information, extracts electronic information relating to the selected electronic information from the electronic information database, calculates relevance between the sender of the selected electronic information and the sender of the extracted electronic information, and generates three-dimensional time series data for three-dimensionally rendering a relationship between the selected electronic information and the extracted electronic information as positional information of the respective extracted electronic information in a virtual three-dimensional space, where the sender, the send time and the relevance are axes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Kumi Adachi, Eisuke Kanzaki, Koichi Takahashi, Takashi Takahashi, Hideo Takeda
  • Publication number: 20170205585
    Abstract: An optical system for optical communications includes: a signal light exit portion, a first coupler optical system that collects the signal light, a first collimator optical system that collimates the signal light into a parallel light, an optical signal-operating portion that reflects the parallel light, a second collimator optical system that collects the parallel light reflected, a second coupler optical system that collects signal light, and a signal light-receiving portion that receives the signal light incident, wherein: the first collimator optical system is defined by a decentered optical system that includes a reflective surface that tilts with respect to an optical axis of incident signal light and is capable of reflection, and the second collimator optical system is defined by a second decentered optical system that includes a reflective surface that tilts with respect to an optical axis of incident signal light and is capable of internal reflection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2017
    Publication date: July 20, 2017
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Koichi TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20170153455
    Abstract: The decentered optical system 1 includes: a first optical element 10 having at least three mutually decentered optical surfaces, and filled inside with a medium having a refractive index of greater than 1, at least one of the three optical surfaces being configured into a rotationally asymmetric shape, a second optical element 20 having at least two mutually decentered optical surfaces, and filled inside with a medium having a refractive index of greater than 1, and a third optical element 30 having at least two mutually decentered optical surfaces, and filled inside with a medium having a refractive index of greater than 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2017
    Publication date: June 1, 2017
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Koichi TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20170110774
    Abstract: A lower battery module includes lower batteries and lower cooling air passages. An upper battery module is provided at an downstream of the lower battery module in a flow direction of the cooling air. The upper battery module includes upper batteries and upper cooling air passages. An intermediate duct is provided between the upper battery module and the lower battery module to prevent leakage of the cooling air. The intermediate duct includes a cutwater portion. The cutwater portion is provided along an inner circumference of the intermediate duct to cut a continuous flow of water from an inside of the upper battery module to an inside of the lower battery module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2016
    Publication date: April 20, 2017
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuya NAKANO, Manabu MITANI, Sachiko KATSUNO, Koichi TAKAHASHI