Patents by Inventor Koji Hara

Koji Hara 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: 20220370030
    Abstract: A control system includes a radiation emission apparatus and a radiographic imaging apparatus that generates image data by receiving radiation. A first apparatus of the radiation emission apparatus and the radiographic imaging apparatus includes a first timer that performs time measurement to periodically generate first time measurement information. A second apparatus of the radiation emission apparatus and the radiographic imaging apparatus includes a second timer that performs time measurement to periodically generate second time measurement information. The first apparatus includes an interface that transmits the first time measurement information to the second timer. At least one apparatus includes a hardware processor which adjusts the operation of the first or second timer based on adjustment conditions in a state where the second timer does not acquire the first time measurement information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2022
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Inventors: Kohei ISOGAI, Hidetake TEZUKA, Nobuyuki MIYAKE, Kentaro HARA, Masahiro KUWATA, Koji KASHIMA
  • Publication number: 20220314463
    Abstract: An air chuck includes a chuck unit including a pair of fingers that capable of being freely opened and closed, an operation unit that includes an operation mechanism, which opens and closes the pair of fingers, connection mechanisms for attaching the chuck unit to the operation unit such that the chuck unit is freely attachable and detachable to and from the operating unit, and a locking mechanism that locks the pair of fingers such that the pair of fingers are capable of being freely opened and closed when the chuck unit is attached to the operation unit and such that the pair of fingers are not able to be opened or closed when the chuck unit is detached from the operation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2020
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Applicant: SMC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouichirou KANDA, Koji HARA, Tsuyoshi SASAKI
  • Patent number: 11459192
    Abstract: A container supply device includes a guide plate that guides stacking of a plurality of lids in a vertical direction, a lower claw capable of advancing/retreating and mounting a first container located at the lowermost position in a plurality of stacked containers, an upper claw capable of advancing/retreating and including a recess into which a flange portion of a second container sequentially stacked on the first container in the plurality of stacked containers is inserted, and a suction pad that adsorbs and separates the first container from the second container in a state where the second container is supported by the upper claw.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA YASKAWA DENKI
    Inventors: Koichi Kirihara, Haruhiko Koike, Koji Hara, Tomoya Hyodo
  • Publication number: 20220309211
    Abstract: A jet aircraft maneuvering characteristic simulation system for a single propeller aircraft includes a power lever, speed brakes, and a controller. The power lever is configured to change a thrust of the single propeller aircraft. The speed brakes are provided on respective right and left sides of the single propeller aircraft. The controller is configured to, in response to an operation of the power lever to raise the thrust of the single propeller aircraft, deploy both the right and the left speed brakes to cause an increase in speed of the single propeller aircraft to be moderate, and control the speed brakes to cause a force in a yaw direction and a force in a roll direction to be generated that act against a turning tendency of the single propeller aircraft by making amounts of the deployment of the right and the left speed brakes different from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Inventors: Shunichiro HARA, Takeshi FUKUROSE, Koji IKEDA
  • Patent number: 11451675
    Abstract: A controller stores, in a server apparatus, at least part of image data acquired by reading a image by a reading unit when a data size of the image data acquired by reading the image from a document exceeds an upper limit data size, and transmits, to the specified transmission destination, an e-mail indicating a storage destination when the image data is stored in the server apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Koji Hara, Tadayuki Inaoka, Osamu Koyama, Nobutaka Suzuki, Junpei Kurogi, Hideaki Tokuda
  • Publication number: 20220283749
    Abstract: An image forming system includes a processor configured to, in a case where a determination that an abnormality is not present in an image printed on a paper sheet fed from a first paper feeding source is made, discharge a first paper sheet on which the image determined as not having the abnormality is printed to a first discharge destination, in a case where a determination that the abnormality is present in the image is made, discharge a second paper sheet on which the image determined as having the abnormality is printed to a second discharge destination, discharge a paper sheet of a subsequent page of the second paper sheet to a third discharge destination and temporarily stop printing processing, notify a user of an instruction to arrange the paper sheet discharged to the third discharge destination in a second paper feeding source different from the first paper feeding source, and in a case where a notification indicating that the paper sheet discharged to the third discharge destination is arranged in
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2021
    Publication date: September 8, 2022
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Masae TAKABAYASHI, Katsuyuki FUJII, Toshihiro OSAKABE, Koji SUNOHARA, Takayoshi SATO, Masashi HARA, Ryoji KAWAGUCHI, Yuki AKECHI, Yutaka WATANABE, Yumiko ARAI
  • Patent number: 11432788
    Abstract: A control system includes a radiation emission apparatus and a radiographic imaging apparatus that generates image data by receiving radiation A first apparatus of the radiation emission apparatus and the radiographic imaging apparatus includes a first timer that performs time measurement to periodically generate first time measurement information. A second apparatus of the radiation emission apparatus and the radiographic imaging apparatus includes a second timer that performs time measurement to periodically generate second time measurement information. The first apparatus includes an interface that transmits the first time measurement information to the second timer. At least one apparatus includes a hardware processor which adjusts the operation of the first or second timer based on adjustment conditions in a state where the second timer does not acquire the first time measurement information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Kohei Isogai, Hidetake Tezuka, Nobuyuki Miyake, Kentaro Hara, Masahiro Kuwata, Koji Kashima
  • Publication number: 20220270507
    Abstract: A pilot education system includes a learning stage identifier, a teaching information setter, and a practice method setter. The learning stage identifier is configured to identify a learning stage of a trainee to operate either one of an aircraft simulator and an actual aircraft by measuring and analyzing maneuvering skills of the trainee. The maneuvering skills are related to at least one of a sight line or a maneuvering operation. The teaching information setter is configured to set an amount of teaching information to be presented to the trainee in either one of the aircraft simulator and the actual aircraft according to the learning stage identified by the learning stage identifier. The practice method setter is configured to set a practice method for the trainee according to the learning stage identified by the learning stage identifier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2022
    Publication date: August 25, 2022
    Inventors: Koji IKEDA, Takeshi FUKUROSE, Yu ITABASHI, Yousuke OOSAKI, Masahiro SATO, Shunichiro HARA
  • Publication number: 20220229021
    Abstract: An ultrasound probe includes: a metal case including a bottom wall portion having a vibration surface, and a side wall portion connected to the bottom wall portion; a coil mounted on one surface of the side wall portion; and a magnet mounted in such a way as to sandwich the coil between the magnet and the one surface of the side wall portion, in which the coil causes an eddy current to occur in the one surface of the side wall portion, and causes the bottom wall portion to vibrate, by using a Lorentz force occurring in the side wall portion because of the interaction between the eddy current and a magnetic field generated by the magnet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2022
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Koji IBATA, Rokuzo HARA, Tomonori KIMURA, Yasuhiro NISHIOKA
  • Publication number: 20220184974
    Abstract: A recording device includes a recording unit configured to perform recording to a medium, a conveyance belt disposed facing the recording unit and configured to convey the medium, a first blade and a second blade configured to make contact with the conveyance belt and scrape out a residual of the conveyance belt, and a switching mechanism configured to switch the first blade and the second blade. When the first blade is moved to a first position where the first blade makes contact with the conveyance belt, the control unit moves the second blade to a second position where the second blade is separated from the conveyance belt, and when the second blade is moved to the first position where the second blade makes contact with the conveyance belt, the control unit moves the first blade to the second position where the first blade is separated from the conveyance belt.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2021
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Inventors: Tatsuya HOSOKAWA, Shintaro KOMURO, Shota SAKAGAMI, Hiroyuki MAEDA, Takamasa IKAGAWA, Koji HARA
  • Publication number: 20220184983
    Abstract: A recording device includes a recording unit configured to perform recording by discharging a droplet to a medium a conveyance belt disposed facing the recording unit and convey the medium, and a cleaning unit including a scrape unit configured to make contact with the conveyance belt and scrape off a residual at the conveyance belt. The cleaning unit includes a pressing part configured to push the scrape unit against the conveyance belt, and the scrape unit includes a sponge member configured to be pressed against the conveyance belt to scrape off the residual and a contact part of the sponge member that is brought into contact with the conveyance belt is worn.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2021
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Inventors: Takamasa IKAGAWA, Koji HARA, Hiroyuki MAEDA
  • Patent number: 11332409
    Abstract: A curved surface constituting a convex surface or a concave surface of each of a plurality of lenses includes at least a silicon nitride layer and another silicon nitride layer. An interlayer having a composition different from a composition of the silicon nitride layer and a composition of the other silicon nitride layer is arranged between the silicon nitride layer and the other silicon nitride layer, and a thickness of the interlayer is less than a thickness of the silicon nitride layer and a thickness of the other silicon nitride layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yoshihisa Kawamura, Hideki Ina, Ryo Yoshida, Yukinobu Suzuki, Koji Hara, Yoshiyuki Nakagawa
  • Publication number: 20220020808
    Abstract: A semiconductor apparatus including: a first substrate; a first wiring structure; a second substrate; and a second wiring structure, wherein the first wiring structure has a first wiring layer bonded to wiring of the second wiring structure, a second wiring layer connected to the first wiring layer by a first via, and a third wiring layer connected to the second wiring layer by a second via, at least part of the second via is located at a range distanced, by at least a width of the first via, from an axis of the first via, a thickness of the second wiring layer is less than the width of the first via, a major constituent of the first wiring layer, the second wiring layer and the first via is copper, and a layer that is made from a material different from copper is disposed between the first and second wiring layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2021
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Inventors: Koji Hara, Yusuke Onuki, Tsuyoshi Miyagawa, Shinichi Saeki, Shinsuke Kojima
  • Publication number: 20210387114
    Abstract: A method of cleaning a filter cloth of a filter press including a first cleaning nozzle and a second cleaning nozzle which jet cleaning liquid from positions upper right and left of the filter cloth toward respective diagonal corners of the filter cloth, the method including: jetting the cleaning liquid from only the first cleaning nozzle; and jetting the cleaning liquid from only the second cleaning nozzle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicant: ISHIGAKI COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Daisuke YAMAMOTO, Koji HARA, Shoji MOTOYA
  • Publication number: 20210371136
    Abstract: A layered food packaging system includes: a carrier device configured to convey a sandwich in a horizontal posture in which a layering direction of the sandwich is substantially vertical; a temporary placement table configured to temporarily place the sandwich thereon in a vertical posture in which the layering direction of the sandwich is substantially horizontal; a first robot and a second robot configured to grip the sandwich that is conveyed by the carrier device, lift the sandwich from the carrier device, change the posture of the sandwich from the horizontal posture to the vertical posture, and temporarily place the sandwich on the temporary placement table; and a third robot configured to grip the sandwich that is temporarily placed on the temporary placement table, and insert the sandwich into a bag for packaging the layered food.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Inventors: Haruhiko KOIKE, Tomoya HYODO, Koji HARA, Tomohiro KAMISHIO, Koichi KIRIHARA, Atsuo IKEDA
  • Publication number: 20210358904
    Abstract: A photoelectric conversion apparatus includes a pad, a first protection circuit provided on a first semiconductor substrate, and a second protection circuit provided on a second semiconductor substrate. The first semiconductor substrate, which includes a plurality of photoelectric conversion units each receiving incident light and generating signal charge, and the second semiconductor substrate, which includes at least one signal processing circuit that processes an input signal based on the generated signal charge, are laminated. The pad receives a power supply voltage as input from an outside of the photoelectric conversion apparatus. At least one of the first protection circuit or the second protection circuit is provided on an outside of a region in which the pad is provided, in planar view. At least one of the first protection circuit or the second protection circuit is connected to the pad.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2021
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Inventors: Akira Oseto, Nobuaki Kakinuma, Tatsunori Kato, Ryunosuke Ishii, Koji Hara
  • Publication number: 20210306474
    Abstract: A controller stores, in a server apparatus, at least part of image data acquired by reading a image by a reading unit when a data size of the image data acquired by reading the image from a document exceeds an upper limit data size, and transmits, to the specified transmission destination, an e-mail indicating a storage destination when the image data is stored in the server apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Koji HARA, Tadayuki INAOKA, Osamu KOYAMA, Nobutaka SUZUKI, Junpei KUROGI, Hideaki TOKUDA
  • Publication number: 20210276202
    Abstract: An air chuck includes: a finger support part including a pair of fingers; a chuck main body part including an operation mechanism operable to open and close the pair of fingers; and linking mechanisms that detachably link the finger support part to the chuck main body part. The linking mechanisms each include: a linking shaft that extends from the finger support part; a shaft insertion hole formed in a body of the chuck main body part; a catch body that becomes elastically caught on a catch surface of the linking shaft when the linking shaft is inserted into the shaft insertion hole; and a delinking member that is manually operated so as to release the catch body caught on the catch surface when the finger support part is detached from the chuck main body part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2021
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: SMC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji HARA, Tsuyoshi SASAKI
  • Publication number: 20210276201
    Abstract: An air chuck includes: a finger support part including a pair of fingers and a pair of lock shafts; a chuck main body part including an operation mechanism operable to open and close the fingers; and linking mechanisms that detachably link the finger support part to the chuck main body part. Each of the linking mechanisms causes the corresponding lock shaft to shift to a non-lock position so as to render the pair of fingers capable of being opened and closed when the finger support part is linked to the chuck main body part. Each of the linking mechanisms causes the corresponding lock shaft to shift to a lock position and locks the pair of fingers so as to render the pair of fingers incapable of being opened and closed when the finger support part is detached from the chuck main body part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2021
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: SMC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji HARA, Tsuyoshi SASAKI
  • Publication number: 20210139258
    Abstract: A container supply device includes a guide plate that guides stacking of a plurality of lids in a vertical direction, a lower claw capable of advancing/retreating and mounting a first container located at the lowermost position in a plurality of stacked containers, an upper claw capable of advancing/retreating and including a recess into which a flange portion of a second container sequentially stacked on the first container in the plurality of stacked containers is inserted, and a suction pad that adsorbs and separates the first container from the second container in a state where the second container is supported by the upper claw.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2020
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Inventors: Koichi KIRIHARA, Haruhiko KOIKE, Koji HARA, Tomoya HYODO