Patents by Inventor Koji Nakanishi

Koji Nakanishi 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: 20200195829
    Abstract: A method includes setting an exposure time of an image sensor included in a terminal device so that, in an image obtained by capturing a subject by the image sensor, a bright line corresponding to each of a plurality of exposure lines included in the image sensor appears according to a change in luminance of the subject. The method also includes obtaining a bright line image including a plurality of bright lines, obtaining identification information of the subject, and obtaining a direction of light of the subject. Additionally, the method includes calculating a distance between the terminal device and the subject, and obtaining a location of the subject. The method further includes calculating a location of the terminal device using the distance and the location of the subject, and sending the location of the terminal device to a server.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki OSHIMA, Koji NAKANISHI, Hideki AOYAMA, Ikuo FUCHIGAMI, Hidehiko SHIN, Tsutomu MUKAI, Yosuke MATSUSHITA, Shigehiro IIDA, Kazunori YAMADA
  • Publication number: 20200176305
    Abstract: Provided are a group III nitride composite substrate having a low sheet resistance and produced with a high yield, and a method for manufacturing the same, as well as a method for manufacturing a group III nitride semiconductor device using the group III nitride composite substrate. A group III nitride composite substrate includes a group III nitride film and a support substrate formed from a material different in chemical composition from the group III nitride film. The group III nitride film is joined to the support substrate in one of a direct manner and an indirect manner. The group III nitride film has a thickness of 10 ?m or more. A sheet resistance of a group III-nitride-film-side main surface is 200 ?/sq or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Keiji ISHIBASHI, Akihiro HACHIGO, Yuki HIROMURA, Naoki MATSUMOTO, Seiji NAKAHATA, Fumitake NAKANISHI, Takuya YANAGISAWA, Koji UEMATSU, Yuki SEKI, Yoshiyuki YAMAMOTO, Yusuke YOSHIZUMI, Hidenori MIKAMI
  • Patent number: 10666871
    Abstract: An information communication method is provided for obtaining information from a subject using a terminal device that includes an image sensor having a plurality of exposure lines. The method includes setting an exposure time of the image sensor so that, in an image obtained by capturing the subject by the image sensor, a bright line corresponding to each of the plurality of exposure lines included in the image sensor appears according to a change in luminance of the subject. The method also includes obtaining a bright line image including a plurality of bright lines, obtaining identification information of the subject, and sending the identification information to a server. The method further includes obtaining menu information related to the identification information from the server, the menu information related to a restaurant where the subject is installed, and displaying the menu information on a display of the terminal device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki Oshima, Koji Nakanishi, Hideki Aoyama, Ikuo Fuchigami, Hidehiko Shin, Tsutomu Mukai, Yosuke Matsushita, Shigehiro Iida, Kazunori Yamada
  • Patent number: 10647287
    Abstract: An airbag includes an internal pressure adjusting mechanism, including: a tether arranged in a bag part; a long side part; and a short side part; and adjusting an exhaust of the inflation gas: to be in an exhaust mode in which the exhaust is facilitated when the tether is loosened; and to be in an exhaust suppression mode in which the exhaust is suppressed when the tether is stretched. In a state where the tether is loosened during the exhaust mode, facing edge parts of the long side part and the short side part are separable. In a state where the tether is stretched during the exhaust suppression mode, the facing edge part of the long side part and a root side part are inflated around the short side part and a leading edge side part contacts a back surface side of the short side part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takanori Komatsu, Wataru Miura, Hiroyuki Nakanishi, Koji Kawamura
  • Publication number: 20200140682
    Abstract: The present invention provides a reinforced polycarbonate resin composition having all of excellent strength, impact resistance, heat resistance, flame retardancy and thermal stability. A reinforced polycarbonate resin composition which contains 100 parts by weight of a resin composition composed of (A) 50 to 95 parts by weight of a polycarbonate resin (component A) and (B) 5 to 50 parts by weight of a fibrous filler (component B) and (C) 2 to 45 parts by weight of a fluororesin (component C-I) or 2 to 45 parts by weight of a fluororesin (component C-II), wherein (I) the fluororesin (component C-I) is a copolymer containing polymerization units respectively represented by general formulae [1] and [2] and has a melting point of 200 to 280° C., and (II) the fluororesin (component C-II) is a copolymer containing polymerization units respectively represented by general formulae [1] and [2], has a melting point of 240 to 300° C., and has a 5% weight loss temperature of 470° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicants: TEIJIN LIMITED, Daikin Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shunsuke OKUZAWA, Toshiyuki MIYAKE, Koji NAKANISHI, Masaji KOMORI, Hideki KONO
  • Publication number: 20200134287
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a categorizing section configured to extract a material component image identified as a material component from plural images obtained by imaging a sample fluid containing a plurality of types of material components and flowing through a flow cell, and to categorize the extracted material component image by predetermined category, a count derivation section configured to derive a count of the material component per standard visual field, or derive a count per unit liquid volume of the material component contained in the sample fluid, for each of the categories based on the number of material component images categorized by the categorizing section, and a generation section configured to generate an all-component image in which the material component images are arranged according to the counts that have been derived by the count derivation section for each of the categories.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: ARKRAY, Inc.
    Inventors: Koji FUJIMOTO, Shinya NAKAJIMA, Kenji NAKANISHI
  • Patent number: 10638051
    Abstract: A method includes setting an exposure time of an image sensor of a terminal of a customer so that, in an image obtained by capturing a subject, a bright line corresponding to each of a plurality of exposure lines included in the image sensor appears according to a change in luminance of the subject. The method also includes obtaining a bright line image including a plurality of bright lines, by capturing the subject that changes in luminance by the image sensor with the set exposure time, and obtaining identification information of the subject, by demodulating data specified by a pattern of the plurality of bright lines. The method further includes sending the identification information to a server, obtaining a menu listing a product of the store from the server, displaying the menu on a display of the terminal, and sending product information of the product selected by the customer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki Oshima, Koji Nakanishi, Hideki Aoyama, Ikuo Fuchigami, Tsutomu Mukai, Hidehiko Shin, Yosuke Matsushita, Shigehiro Iida, Kazunori Yamada
  • Patent number: 10635234
    Abstract: A display device includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a first electrode, a second electrode, a drive circuit, and a control circuit. The second substrate faces the first substrate. The first electrode is provided in a display region of the first substrate. The second electrode is provided to the second substrate at a position closer to a display surface than the first electrode in a direction perpendicular to the first substrate. The drive circuit supplies a first drive signal or a second drive signal to the second electrode. The control circuit has a first detection mode and a second detection mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Koji Noguchi, Takayuki Nakanishi
  • Publication number: 20200123377
    Abstract: A resin composition containing a polycarbonate resin and a fluorine-containing copolymer. The fluorine-containing copolymer is a copolymer containing a polymerized unit based on tetrafluoroethylene in an amount of 75% by mass or more of all polymerized units and at least one selected from a polymerized unit based on hexafluoropropylene and a polymerized unit based on a perfluoro(alkyl vinyl ether) in an amount of 2% by mass or more. Aso disclosed is a molded article formed from the resin composition, the polycarbonate resin constituting a continuous phase and the fluorine-containing copolymer constituting a dispersed phase having an average particle size of 0.01 to 2.5 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicants: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD, TEIJIN LIMITED
    Inventors: Koji NAKANISHI, Masaji KOMORI, Hideki KONO, Shunsuke OKUZAWA, Toshiyuki MIYAKE
  • Patent number: 10616496
    Abstract: An information communication method obtains information from a subject using a terminal device that includes an image sensor. The method includes setting an exposure time of the image sensor having a plurality of exposure lines so that a bright line corresponding to each of the plurality of exposure lines appears according to a change in luminance of the subject. The method also includes obtaining a bright line image including a plurality of bright lines, by capturing the subject that changes in luminance by the image sensor, and obtaining identification information of the subject. The subject has a rectangular shape, is captured with an around view of the subject. Each of the plurality of bright lines appears within the rectangular shape of the subject in the bright line image, and follows a direction between long sides of the rectangular shape of the subject in the bright line image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki Oshima, Koji Nakanishi, Hideki Aoyama, Ikuo Fuchigami, Hidehiko Shin, Tsutomu Mukai, Yosuke Matsushita, Shigehiro Iida, Kazunori Yamada
  • Patent number: 10600676
    Abstract: Provided are a group III nitride composite substrate having a low sheet resistance and produced with a high yield, and a method for manufacturing the same, as well as a method for manufacturing a group III nitride semiconductor device using the group III nitride composite substrate. A group III nitride composite substrate includes a group III nitride film and a support substrate formed from a material different in chemical composition from the group III nitride film. The group III nitride film is joined to the support substrate in one of a direct manner and an indirect manner. The group III nitride film has a thickness of 10 ?m or more. A sheet resistance of a group III-nitride-film-side main surface is 200 ?/sq or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Keiji Ishibashi, Akihiro Hachigo, Yuki Hiromura, Naoki Matsumoto, Seiji Nakahata, Fumitake Nakanishi, Takuya Yanagisawa, Koji Uematsu, Yuki Seki, Yoshiyuki Yamamoto, Yusuke Yoshizumi, Hidenori Mikami
  • Publication number: 20200063030
    Abstract: A rare earth complex including a rare earth ion and a ligand coordinated with the rare earth ion and having a condensed polycyclic aromatic group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yuichi KITAGAWA, Fumiya SUZUE, Takayuki NAKANISHI, Koji FUSHIMI, Yasuchika HASEGAWA
  • Patent number: 10558307
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate, a plurality of detection electrodes, a drive circuit, a detector, and a first switching circuit. The detection electrodes are provided in a display area of the substrate. The drive circuit supplies a drive signal to the detection electrodes. The detector receives, from the detection electrodes, a detection signal corresponding to a capacitance change in the detection electrodes occurring when the drive signal is supplied. The first switching circuit is coupled to the detector via wiring and provided between the detection electrodes and the detector. The first switching circuit changes the number of detection electrodes electrically coupled to one of the wiring based on the detection signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Naoki Takada, Hayato Kurasawa, Koji Noguchi, Takayuki Nakanishi, Yasuyuki Teranishi
  • Patent number: 10549461
    Abstract: There is provided a composite material including scaly fillers made of an inorganic material and a binding resin that is a thermosetting resin which binds the fillers. The composite material 1 is a foaming material in which a plurality of voids is dispersed therein, and the fillers accumulate on inner walls of the voids so that flat surfaces of the fillers overlap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Koji Nakanishi
  • Patent number: 10553385
    Abstract: Provided is a chip fuse and a method for producing the same, which is improved to facilitate balanced release of impact and vapor generated upon fusion. The chip fuse includes a fuse body having a pair of facing upper and lower ceramic substrates, a fuse wire support having a vertical through hole in its center and held between the ceramic substrates, and a fuse wire mounted between the two ends of the fuse wire support across the through hole, and a pair of metal caps fitted on the two ends of the fuse body, wherein the upper ceramic substrate and the fuse wire support, and the lower ceramic substrate and the fuse wire support, are respectively adhered together on their mutually facing surfaces to hermetically close the through hole, partially leaving a non-adhered region on the adhered surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Kamaya Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Koji Nakanishi, Satoshi Nishimura
  • Patent number: 10531009
    Abstract: An information communication method selectively obtains a location of a terminal device. Determining the location of the terminal device by wireless communication with a wireless access point includes receiving a radio signal including a first identification information to identify a location of the wireless access point, and calculating the location of the terminal device using the identified location of the wireless access point, which is identified by the first identification information. Determining the location of the terminal device by visible light communication with a subject provides higher accuracy and includes setting an exposure time of an image sensor having a plurality to exposure lines so that a bright line corresponding to each of the plurality of exposure lines included in the image sensor appears according to a change in luminance of the subject, obtaining a bright line image by capturing the subject, and demodulating data from the bright line image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki Oshima, Koji Nakanishi, Hideki Aoyama, Ikuo Fuchigami, Hidehiko Shin, Tsutomu Mukai, Yosuke Matsushita, Shigehiro Iida, Kazunori Yamada
  • Patent number: 10531010
    Abstract: An information communication method obtains information from a subject using a terminal device that includes an image sensor. The method includes setting an exposure time of the image sensor having a plurality of exposure lines so that a bright line corresponding to each of the plurality of exposure lines included in the image sensor appears according to a change in luminance of the subject. The method also includes obtaining a bright line image including a plurality of bright lines, and obtaining identification information of the subject. In the obtaining of the bright line image, an exposure time of each of the plurality of exposure lines partially overlaps with an exposure time of an adjacent one of the plurality of exposure lines. During asynchronous communication, a minimum width of the stripe pattern corresponds to at least two bright lines in the obtained bright line image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki Oshima, Koji Nakanishi, Hideki Aoyama, Ikuo Fuchigami, Hidehiko Shin, Yosuke Matsushita, Shigehiro Iida, Tsutomu Mukai, Kazunori Yamada
  • Patent number: 10521668
    Abstract: A display method is for a display apparatus to display an image, and includes: obtaining a captured display image by an image sensor included in a terminal device; obtaining a light ID by visible light communication with a subject; obtaining an AR image and recognition information which are associated with the light ID from a memory included in the terminal device; recognizing a target region within the captured display image using the recognition information; and displaying the captured display image in which the AR image is superimposed on the target region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Hideki Aoyama, Mitsuaki Oshima, Koji Nakanishi, Toshiyuki Maeda, Akihiro Ueki, Kengo Miyoshi, Tsutomu Mukai
  • Patent number: 10523876
    Abstract: An information communication method obtains information from a subject using a terminal device that includes an image sensor having a plurality of exposure lines. The method includes setting an exposure time of the image sensor so that, in an image obtained by capturing the subject by the image sensor, a bright line corresponding to each of the plurality of exposure lines included in the image sensor appears according to a change in luminance of the subject. The method also includes obtaining a bright line image by capturing the subject that changes in luminance by the image sensor with the set exposure time, and obtaining identification information of the subject. An exposure time of each of the plurality of exposure lines partially overlaps with an exposure time of an adjacent one of the plurality of exposure lines, and the subject includes a first area and a second area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki Oshima, Koji Nakanishi, Hideki Aoyama, Ikuo Fuchigami, Hidehiko Shin, Tsutomu Mukai, Yosuke Matsushita, Shigehiro Iida, Kazunori Yamada
  • Patent number: 10516832
    Abstract: An information communication method obtains information from a subject using a terminal device that includes an image sensor having a plurality of exposure lines. The method includes setting an exposure time of the image sensor so that a bright line corresponding to each of the plurality of exposure lines included in the image sensor appears according to a change in luminance of the subject. The method also includes obtaining a bright line image including a plurality of bright lines, and obtaining identification information of the subject. In obtaining of the bright line image, an exposure time of each of the plurality of exposure lines partially overlaps with an exposure time of an adjacent one of the plurality of exposure lines. A pattern of a change in luminance of the subject is the same as a pattern of a change in luminance of another adjacent subject.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki Oshima, Koji Nakanishi, Hideki Aoyama, Ikuo Fuchigami, Hidehiko Shin, Tsutomu Mukai, Yosuke Matsushita, Shigehiro Iida, Kazunori Yamada