Patents by Inventor Koji Ueno

Koji Ueno 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: 20220158283
    Abstract: A battery protection apparatus fixed to a vehicle body and provided on a side surface of a battery pack, includes a first portion configured to be inclined toward the battery pack side from a lower side to an upper side; an extension portion configured to extend from a lower end of the first portion in a direction being apart from the battery pack; and a second portion provided between the first portion and the battery pack, wherein the first portion and the second portion forms a hollow portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2021
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Inventors: Wataru Ueno, Koji Shinohara, Hiroyuki Ozawa, Takahiro Koizumi, Shoshi Hidaka
  • Patent number: 11333123
    Abstract: A first clamp circuit (4) clamps a voltage between a gate and a first terminal of a switching device (Q1) to equal to or lower than a first clamp voltage. A control circuit (2) controls the switching device (Q1) and includes a driving unit (5) driving the switching device (Q1), an abnormality detecting unit (9) stopping the driving unit (5) upon detection of an abnormality in operation, and a second clamp circuit (10). The second clamp circuit (10) clamps the voltage between the gate and the first terminal to equal to or lower than a second clamp voltage which is lower than the first clamp voltage when the abnormality detecting unit (9) stops the driving unit (5).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Makoto Ueno, Kazuhiro Nishimura, Koji Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20210400845
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a storage device includes: a substrate having a first surface; at least one semiconductor device, which includes a storage unit, disposed on the first surface; a first component that includes a base end portion connected to the first surface, and an intermediate portion connected to the base end portion and separated from the first surface; and a second component connected to the first component and separated from the first surface. The second component is electrically coupled to the semiconductor device through the first component and a wiring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2021
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Applicant: Kioxia Corporation
    Inventor: Koji UENO
  • Patent number: 10909353
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus comprises a conversion unit configured to convert an element array, in each region set so as to partially overlap at least one set of adjacent regions in input data, into a lower dimension element array of which dimension is lower than that of the element array; a generation unit configured to generate a connected element by connecting some or all of the lower dimension element arrays converted by the conversion unit so that an overlapping portion in each of the lower dimension element arrays will be shared; and a calculation unit configured to obtain a feature amount of the input data based on convolution of the connected elements and a weight coefficient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Atsuo Nomoto, Koji Ueno
  • Publication number: 20190318157
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus comprises a conversion unit configured to convert an element array, in each region set so as to partially overlap at least one set of adjacent regions in input data, into a lower dimension element array of which dimension is lower than that of the element array; a generation unit configured to generate a connected element by connecting some or all of the lower dimension element arrays converted by the conversion unit so that an overlapping portion in each of the lower dimension element arrays will be shared; and a calculation unit configured to obtain a feature amount of the input data based on convolution of the connected elements and a weight coefficient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Atsuo Nomoto, Koji Ueno
  • Publication number: 20180235490
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a pulse wave detector includes a casing connected to a band which together are configured to be worn on a wrist or a forearm of a subject, and at least one light detection unit comprising a light-emitting unit configured to radiate light toward the wrist or the forearm of a subject and a light-receiving unit configured to detect light of the radiated light which has been reflected from the subject, the light-emitting unit and the light-receiving unit spaced from each other in the casing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2017
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventor: Koji UENO
  • Patent number: 9995061
    Abstract: A smart entry system that releases a lock of an opening/closing body includes: a transmission unit that transmits a call signal to a mobile key by wireless communication; a reception unit that receives a response signal from the mobile key responding to the call signal; and a control unit that outputs a call signal transmission command to the transmission unit, performs authentication of the response signal when the reception unit receives the response signal, and outputs a command for unlocking the opening/closing body based on a result of the authentication. The call signal is transmitted by a polling system. The control unit includes an output strength setting unit that changes and sets an output strength of the call signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryusuke Ishikawa, Nobuyoshi Nagai, Koji Ueno
  • Publication number: 20170292291
    Abstract: A smart entry system that releases a lock of an opening/closing body includes: a transmission unit that transmits a call signal to a mobile key by wireless communication; a reception unit that receives a response signal from the mobile key responding to the call signal; and a control unit that outputs a call signal transmission command to the transmission unit, performs authentication of the response signal when the reception unit receives the response signal, and outputs a command for unlocking the opening/closing body based on a result of the authentication. The call signal is transmitted by a polling system. The control unit includes an output strength setting unit that changes and sets an output strength of the call signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2015
    Publication date: October 12, 2017
    Applicant: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryusuke ISHIKAWA, Nobuyoshi NAGAI, Koji UENO
  • Patent number: 9460718
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a text generator includes a recognizer, a selector, and a generation unit. The recognizer is configured to recognize an acquired sound and obtain recognized character strings in recognition units and confidence levels of the recognized character strings. The selector is configured to select at least one of the recognized character strings used for a transcribed sentence on the basis of at least one of a parameter about transcription accuracy and a parameter about a workload needed for transcription. The generation unit is configured to generate the transcribed sentence using the selected recognized character strings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2016
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Taira Ashikawa, Osamu Nishiyama, Tomoo Ikeda, Koji Ueno, Kouta Nakata
  • Patent number: 9251808
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a speaker clustering apparatus includes a clustering unit, an extraction unit, and an error detection unit. The clustering unit is configured to extract acoustic features for speakers from an acoustic signal, and to cluster utterances included in the acoustic signal into the speakers by using the acoustic features. The extraction unit is configured to acquire character strings representing contents of the utterances, and to extract linguistic features of the speakers by using the character strings. The error detection unit is configured to decide that, when one of the character strings does not fit with a linguistic feature of a speaker into which an utterance of the one is clustered, the utterance is erroneously clustered by the clustering unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tomoo Ikeda, Manabu Nagao, Osamu Nishiyama, Hirokazu Suzuki, Koji Ueno, Nobuhiro Shimogori
  • Patent number: 9195735
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information extracting method includes: collecting a text in which a keyword of interest appears, the keyword of interest, and a time of creation of the text; extracting a keyword included in the text except for the keyword of interest and configured to extract the time of creation; extracting the keyword having a time score obtained on the basis of an appearance frequency of the keyword in a time interval exceeding a first threshold value and a local score obtained from the appearance frequency of the keyword in a predetermined local area exceeding a second threshold value as a local hot word, and also extract the extracted time interval of the extracted keyword and the keyword of interest corresponding to the keyword; and storing the extracted local hot word, the time interval, and the keyword of interest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2015
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Kenta Sasaki, Shinichi Nagano, Koji Ueno, Kenta Cho
  • Patent number: 8859809
    Abstract: A crystallization device and a crystallization process are provided for obtaining (meth)acrylic acid with higher purity without causing leakage of a crude solution by preventing complete clogging in a crystallization tube from occurring. The device for crystallizing (meth)acrylic acid includes a crude (meth)acrylic acid solution supply part, a crystallization tube, a heat medium supply tube, a heat medium discharge tube, a storage part of a crude (meth)acrylic acid solution passed through the crystallization tube, a tube for circulating and supplying the crude (meth)acrylic acid solution to the supply part from the storage part, and a pump for circulating and supplying the crude (meth)acrylic acid solution to the supply part from the storage part, and also includes a pressure meter in the circulate-supply tube.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 14, 2014
    Assignee: Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Sakamoto, Koji Ueno, Yoshitake Ishii, Masatsugu Kitaura
  • Publication number: 20140303974
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a text generator includes a recognizer, a selector, and a generation unit. The recognizer is configured to recognize an acquired sound and obtain recognized character strings in recognition units and confidence levels of the recognized character strings. The selector is configured to select at least one of the recognized character strings used for a transcribed sentence on the basis of at least one of a parameter about transcription accuracy and a parameter about a workload needed for transcription. The generation unit is configured to generate the transcribed sentence using the selected recognized character strings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2014
    Publication date: October 9, 2014
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Taira ASHIKAWA, Osamu NISHIYAMA, Tomoo IKEDA, Koji UENO, Kouta NAKATA
  • Patent number: 8846977
    Abstract: PROBLEM An object of the present invention is to provide a crystallization unit capable of producing a purified acrylic acid having high purity efficiently. SOLUTION The present invention provides a crystallization unit to separate an acrylic acid-containing solution into a mother liquid and a purified acrylic acid, wherein the crystallization unit comprises a crystallizer having an exit to take out the mother liquid and the purified acrylic acid alternately; a supply line to supply the acrylic acid-containing solution to the crystallizer; and a recovery line to recover the mother liquid and the purified acrylic acid alternately from the crystallizer which is connected to the exit, and wherein the recovery line is equipped with an opening and closing unit consisting of a ball valve or a gate valve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Nippon Shokubai Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Sakamoto, Koji Ueno, Yoshitake Ishii, Masatsugu Kitaura
  • Publication number: 20140188883
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an information extracting method includes: collecting a text in which a keyword of interest appears, the keyword of interest, and a time of creation of the text; extracting a keyword included in the text except for the keyword of interest and configured to extract the time of creation; extracting the keyword having a time score obtained on the basis of an appearance frequency of the keyword in a time interval exceeding a first threshold value and a local score obtained from the appearance frequency of the keyword in a predetermined local area exceeding a second threshold value as a local hot word, and also extract the extracted time interval of the extracted keyword and the keyword of interest corresponding to the keyword; and storing the extracted local hot word, the time interval, and the keyword of interest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2013
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Kenta SASAKI, Shinichi NAGANO, Koji UENO, Kenta CHO
  • Patent number: 8734655
    Abstract: [PROBLEM] There is provided a method for regenerating a filter, by which deterioration of the color tone of purified acrylic acid can be prevented. [SOLUTION] There is provided a method for regenerating a filter which has been used in a filtration step in the process for producing an acrylic acid, comprising a step (A) wherein the filter is washed with an aqueous alkaline solution, a step (B) wherein the filter is washed with water after the step (A) , and a step (C) wherein the filter is brought into contact with the acrylic acid for regeneration for at least one hour after the step (B).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 27, 2014
    Assignee: Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Koji Ueno, Kunihiko Suzuki, Atsushi Sugano
  • Patent number: 8704000
    Abstract: PROBLEM There is provided a melting method of (meth)acrylic acid crystal which is capable of providing a higher quality of (meth)acrylic acid without carrying out an additional purification treatment to (meth)acrylic acid obtained by a crystallization operation accompanied by melting of (meth)acrylic acid. In addition, there is provided a simple method for adjusting a content of polymerization inhibitor in a product (meth)acrylic acid. SOLUTION In the crystallization method melting (meth)acrylic acid crystal while wetting with the crystalline molten liquid, a polymerization inhibitor is added to a molten liquid melted after initiation of melting, and all of crystal is melted while circulating and feeding the molten liquid containing said polymerization inhibitor to the crystal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 22, 2014
    Assignee: Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Sakamoto, Koji Ueno, Yoshitake Ishii, Harunori Hirao, Satoshi Nakagawa
  • Patent number: 8680331
    Abstract: The objective of the present invention is to provide a process for production of (meth)acrylic acid with improved production efficiency by efficiently shifting from heating procedure to cooling procedure for a crystallizer. A process for production of (meth)acrylic acid according to the present invention is characterized in comprising the steps of crystallizing (meth)acrylic acid from a crude (meth)acrylic acid solution by using a batch type crystallizer, and melting the obtained (meth)acrylic acid crystal to obtain a (meth)acrylic acid melted liquid; wherein preliminary cooling of the crystallizer for the next crystallization step is started during transferring the (meth)acrylic acid melted liquid from the crystallizer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2014
    Assignee: Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Sakamoto, Koji Ueno, Yoshitake Ishii, Satoshi Nakagawa
  • Patent number: 8680330
    Abstract: A process for producing (meth)acrylic acid of the present invention comprises the steps in the following order: a crystallization step of supplying a cooling medium cooled by a heat source device to a crystallizer to obtain a (meth)acrylic acid crystal from a crude (meth)acrylic acid solution; an adjustment step of returning the cooling medium discharged from the crystallizer to the crystallizer without cooling; a sweating step of supplying a heating medium to the crystallizer to partially melt the (meth)acrylic acid crystal, thereby obtaining a melted liquid, and discharging the melted liquid from the crystallizer; and a melting step of supplying the heating medium to the crystallizer to melt the (meth)acrylic acid crystal, thereby obtaining purified (meth)acrylic acid. According to the present invention, purified (meth)acrylic acid with high purity can be obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2014
    Assignee: Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Sakamoto, Koji Ueno, Yoshitake Ishii, Takashi Sugimoto, Masatsugu Kitaura, Satoshi Nakagawa, Kunihiko Suzuki
  • Fan
    Patent number: D732655
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Assignee: SANYO DENKI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Ueno, Naruhiko Kudo