Patents by Inventor Kotaro Ono

Kotaro Ono 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: 20240062964
    Abstract: A laminate is provided which has a good water vapor barrier property and which is excellent in adhesion between a base material layer and a clay layer. A laminate 30 includes a base material layer 33, an adhesive layer 32, and a clay layer 31. The base material layer 33 includes a crystalline resin. The adhesive layer 32 includes a resin different from the crystalline resin and is disposed on one face of the base material layer 33. The clay layer 31 is disposed on the adhesive layer 32 on the one face of the base material layer 33. The adhesive layer 32 has a viscosity development temperature of lower than or equal to 130° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2021
    Publication date: February 22, 2024
    Inventors: Takayuki HATTORI, Kotaro ONO, Yukihiro SHIMASAKI, Hiroki TAKEOKA
  • Patent number: 11875192
    Abstract: A system and method capable of efficiently using and operating resources and allowing a cluster satisfying requirements of functions/services provided to terminals to be configured of multi-access edge computing (MEC) servers are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
    Inventors: Kotaro Ono, Naoki Higo, Takuma Tsubaki, Yusuke Urata, Ryota Ishibashi, Kenta Kawakami, Takeshi Kuwahara
  • Patent number: 11863462
    Abstract: A resource allocation device includes: a course estimation unit that estimates a course of each mobile terminal based on a location of a mobile terminal acquired from a network device, and estimates a probability that each mobile terminal is located in each area at time of prediction; a determination unit that calculates, for each area, the number of mobile terminals in the area using the probability and determines whether the maximum value of an overcommit ratio for each area exceeds an upper limit; and an execution unit that executes the allocation or release of resources to an MEC server group located in each area when the maximum value of the overcommit ratio is equal to or less than the upper limit, and refrains from executing the allocation or release of the resources to the MEC server group when the maximum value of the overcommit ratio exceeds the upper limit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
    Inventors: Kotaro Ono, Ryota Ishibashi, Takuma Tsubaki, Naoki Higo, Yuki Nakahara, Takeshi Kuwahara
  • Publication number: 20230400261
    Abstract: A Ni—Ti-based alloy contains a Ni atom, a Ti atom, and a Si atom. The Ni—Ti-based alloy has a heat-absorbing/generating property.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2021
    Publication date: December 14, 2023
    Inventors: Yoshitaka NAKAMURA, Kotaro ONO, Tatsuya NAKAMURA, Kentaro SHII
  • Patent number: 11768103
    Abstract: A photodetector including: a case including a light receiving surface provided on an upper surface and having a first region that transmits visible light and a second region that transmits less visible light than the first region; a printed circuit board provided to face the light receiving surface; and a plurality of electronic components provided on a light receiving surface side of the printed circuit board and including a first light receiving element configured to detect visible light. The first light receiving element is disposed at a first position of the printed circuit board exposed to the visible light transmitted through the first region. The number of mounted electronic components disposed at the first position is smaller than the number of mounted electronic components disposed at a second position of the printed circuit board other than the first position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2023
    Assignees: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., NIDEC MOBILITY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Go Shimizu, Keisuke Maeda, Takashi Mai, Kotaro Ono, Takayuki Suzuki, Satoshi Chikazawa
  • Publication number: 20230169862
    Abstract: A video distribution device according to an embodiment is a video distribution device that distributes videos from a plurality of cameras installed in each of a plurality of vehicles that perform autonomous driving to a terminal, and includes a probability of collision calculating unit that calculates a probability of collision indicating a probability of the vehicles colliding with an object by a predetermined time of day, a selecting unit that selects, out of the videos of the plurality of cameras, video from a camera installed in a vehicle of which the probability of collision is highest, and a control unit for setting video quality of the video of the selected camera to be high.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2020
    Publication date: June 1, 2023
    Inventors: Takuma TSUBAKI, Ryota ISHIBASHI, Yuki NAKAHARA, Kotaro ONO, Takeshi KUWAHARA
  • Publication number: 20230086437
    Abstract: A name resolution result control system which controls a name resolution result at a terminal which utilizes an application on one or more edge platforms which are physically deployed in a dispersed manner includes a name resolution unit configured to receive a request for name resolution for the application from the terminal and transmit information of the application on an edge platform which is optimal for the terminal to the terminal as a name resolution result, and a name resolution result control unit configured to execute control for deleting the name resolution result at the terminal by being triggered by a predetermined event.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2020
    Publication date: March 23, 2023
    Inventors: Kotaro ONO, Yuki NAKAHARA, Ryota ISHIBASHI, Takeshi KUWAHARA
  • Publication number: 20220307897
    Abstract: A photodetector including: a case including a light receiving surface provided on an upper surface and having a first region that transmits visible light and a second region that transmits less visible light than the first region; a printed circuit board provided to face the light receiving surface; and a plurality of electronic components provided on a light receiving surface side of the printed circuit board and including a first light receiving element configured to detect visible light. The first light receiving element is disposed at a first position of the printed circuit board exposed to the visible light transmitted through the first region. The number of mounted electronic components disposed at the first position is smaller than the number of mounted electronic components disposed at a second position of the printed circuit board other than the first position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicants: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., NIDEC MOBILITY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Go SHIMIZU, Keisuke MAEDA, Takashi MAI, Kotaro ONO, Takayuki SUZUKI, Satoshi CHIKAZAWA
  • Publication number: 20220311167
    Abstract: A photodetector includes: an upper case including a light receiving portion on an upper surface and a side portion extending downward from the light receiving portion; a printed circuit board facing the light receiving portion; and a lower case including a support portion configured to support the printed circuit board, an opening on one side surface and configured to allow a connector to be inserted therethrough, and a hook on another side surface. The lower case is fitted to the upper case such that at least the printed circuit board and the support portion are surrounded. The upper case has a cut portion configured to prevent interference with the hook when being attached. At least part of the side portion adjacent to the cut portion and on a side of the opening extends up to a lower side of the opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicants: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., NIDEC MOBILITY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Go SHIMIZU, Keisuke MAEDA, Takashi MAI, Kotaro ONO, Takayuki SUZUKI, Satoshi CHIKAZAWA
  • Publication number: 20220255878
    Abstract: A resource allocation device 2 includes: a course estimation unit 23 that estimates a course of each mobile terminal 5 based on network information about a location of a mobile terminal 5 acquired from a network device 4, and estimates a probability that each mobile terminal 5 is located in each area at time of prediction; a determination unit 24 that calculates, for each area, the number of mobile terminals 5 in the area using the probability and determines whether the maximum value of an overcommit ratio for each area calculated based on the number of mobile terminals 5 in the area exceeds an upper limit; and an execution unit 25 that executes the allocation or release of resources to an MEC server group 3 located in each area when the maximum value of the overcommit ratio is equal to or less than the upper limit, and refrains from executing the allocation or release of the resources to the MEC server group 3 when the maximum value of the overcommit ratio exceeds the upper limit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Inventors: Kotaro ONO, Ryota ISHIBASHI, Takuma TSUBAKI, Naoki HIGO, Yuki NAKAHARA, Takeshi KUWAHARA
  • Publication number: 20220129328
    Abstract: A distributed system that uses, in a network, a plurality of computational resources to perform processing on data includes an assignment unit that assigns data to a plurality of data processing units, and a determination unit that collects a data processing time in each data processing unit and a communication time between the assignment unit and each data processing unit, determines assignment of data to each data processing unit based on the data processing time and the communication time that are collected, and notifies the assignment unit of information on the determined assignment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2020
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Inventors: Naoki HIGO, Takuma TSUBAKI, Yusuke URATA, Kotaro ONO, Kenta KAWAKAMI, Ryota ISHIBASHI, Takeshi KUWAHARA
  • Publication number: 20220114029
    Abstract: A system and method capable of efficiently using and operating resources and allowing a cluster satisfying requirements of functions/services provided to terminals to be configured of MEC servers are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Inventors: Kotaro Ono, Naoki Higo, Takuma TSUBAKI, Yusuke Urata, Ryota Ishibashi, Kenta Kawakami, Takeshi Kuwahara
  • Publication number: 20220083425
    Abstract: Backup system and method that can determine a backup destination in consideration of disaster are provided. There are provided: a data acquisition unit 110 that acquires disaster information, network information, and node information; a replication group construction unit 130 that generates, based on the disaster information, and the like, replication group information including association information between a first node that stores original data and one or more second nodes that are candidates for backup destination of the original data, and saves the replication group information in a storage unit 120; a replication destination node calculation unit 140 that, when executing backup of the original data, calculates the second node as backup destination from the replication group; and a replication processing unit 230 that replicates and stores the original data into the storage of the second node.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Inventors: Takuma TSUBAKI, Ryota ISHIBASHI, Kotaro ONO, Yuki NAKAHARA, Takeshi KUWAHARA, Naoki HIGO, Kenta KAWAKAMI, Yusuke URATA
  • Patent number: 11218426
    Abstract: A packet processing system and method for enabling real-time packet processing while preventing an unnecessary delay increase are provided. A terminal 10-1 and a terminal 10-2 that transmit different types of packets in real time, a communication device 30 that processes packets transmitted by the terminal 10-1, and a packet processing device 100 disposed in a communication path of the packet from the terminal 10-1 and the terminal 10-2 to the communication device. The packet processing device 100 determines a processing method for the packets received from the terminal 10-1 based on the packets received from the terminal 10-2, creates a processing method determination table, and creates a processing method list. The terminal information packet processing unit 124 processes the packets received from the terminal 10-1 per packet unit based on the processing method list.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
    Inventors: Kotaro Ono, Ryota Ishibashi, Takeshi Kuwahara
  • Publication number: 20210344836
    Abstract: An information processing device is provided that is capable of automatically setting an appropriate information processing rule in accordance with the environment of terminals and a computing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2019
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Inventors: Kotaro Ono, Ryota Ishibashi, Takeshi Kuwahara
  • Publication number: 20200358720
    Abstract: A packet processing system and method for enabling real-time packet processing while preventing an unnecessary delay increase are provided. A terminal 10-1 and a terminal 10-2 that transmit different types of packets in real time, a communication device 30 that processes packets transmitted by the terminal 10-1, and a packet processing device 100 disposed in a communication path of the packet from the terminal 10-1 and the terminal 10-2 to the communication device. The packet processing device 100 determines a processing method for the packets received from the terminal 10-1 based on the packets received from the terminal 10-2, creates a processing method determination table, and creates a processing method list. The terminal information packet processing unit 124 processes the packets received from the terminal 10-1 per packet unit based on the processing method list.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2019
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Kotaro Ono, Ryota Ishibashi, Takeshi Kuwahara
  • Patent number: 9590490
    Abstract: The present invention provides an inrush current suppression circuit that is provided in an electric power conversion apparatus and suppresses inrush current that occurs when power is turned on, the electric power conversion apparatus including an inverter circuit and a drive power circuit that generates direct voltages of two levels as drive voltages, wherein the inrush current suppression circuit includes: an inrush current prevention resistor disposed between a converter circuit that generates DC power to be supplied to the inverter circuit and a smoothing circuit; a relay connected in parallel to the inrush current prevention resistor; and a relay control circuit that applies to the relay a higher direct voltage to shift the relay to a closed state, and after the relay is set to the closed state, applies to the relay a lower direct voltage to retain the closed state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2017
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Ryuichi Takezawa, Kotaro Ono
  • Publication number: 20160254740
    Abstract: The present invention provides an inrush current suppression circuit that is provided in an electric power conversion apparatus and suppresses inrush current that occurs when power is turned on, the electric power conversion apparatus including an inverter circuit and a drive power circuit that generates direct voltages of two levels as drive voltages, wherein the inrush current suppression circuit includes: an inrush current prevention resistor disposed between a converter circuit that generates DC power to be supplied to the inverter circuit and a smoothing circuit; a relay connected in parallel to the inrush current prevention resistor; and a relay control circuit that applies to the relay a higher direct voltage to shift the relay to a closed state, and after the relay is set to the closed state, applies to the relay a lower direct voltage to retain the closed state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2014
    Publication date: September 1, 2016
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Ryuichi TAKEZAWA, Kotaro ONO
  • Publication number: 20120286562
    Abstract: A light alloy wheel having excellent longitudinal and lateral rigidities is provided. The present invention is a light alloy wheel 10 for a vehicle provided with a disk portion 6 and an inner rim portion 8 erected along a circumferential edge of the disk portion 6, wherein the inner rim portion 8 includes a well portion 11 erected vertically along the circumferential edge of the disk portion 6, a rim middle portion 12 continuous with the well portion 11, and an inner rim flange portion 13 connected to a junction portion 15 at a distal end of the rim middle portion 12, the inner rim flange portion 13 includes an outer circumferential flange 13a extending outward from the junction portion 15, and an inner circumferential flange 13b extending inward from the junction portion 15, and a circumferential edge of the outer circumferential flange 13a is bent in an axial direction of the light alloy wheel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2011
    Publication date: November 15, 2012
    Applicant: WASHI KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kotaro Ono
  • Patent number: 8263216
    Abstract: Disclosed is a fiber-reinforced composite material that is high in heat resistance and strength while being low in the content of volatile matter that volatilizes during curing. Also disclosed are an epoxy resin composition for production thereof, and a prepreg produced from the epoxy resin composition. Specifically the invention provides an epoxy resin composition comprising: [A] an epoxy resin comprising two or more ring structures each consisting of four or more members, and at least one amine type or ether type glycidyl group directly connected to the ring structures, [B] a tri- or more-functional epoxy resin, and [C] a curing agent, and also provides a prepreg produced by impregnating reinforcing fiber with the epoxy resin composition and a fiber-reinforced composite material produced by curing the prepreg.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2012
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Atsuhito Arai, Hiroaki Sakata, Kenichi Yoshioka, Hiroshi Taiko, Jiro Nakatani, Kotaro Ono, Michiya Ishikawa