Patents by Inventor Kouji Nishiyama

Kouji Nishiyama 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: 10304457
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a transcription support system supports transcription work to convert voice data to text. The system includes a first storage unit configured to store therein the voice data; a playback unit configured to play back the voice data; a second storage unit configured to store therein voice indices, each of which associates a character string obtained from a voice recognition process with voice positional information, for which the voice positional information is indicative of a temporal position in the voice data and corresponds to the character string; a text creating unit that creates the text in response to an operation input of a user; and an estimation unit configured to estimate already-transcribed voice positional information indicative of a position at which the creation of the text is completed in the voice data based on the voice indices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hirokazu Suzuki, Nobuhiro Shimogori, Tomoo Ikeda, Kouji Ueno, Osamu Nishiyama, Manabu Nagao
  • Patent number: 9550659
    Abstract: A battery-powered work machine driven with a battery, includes: a body including a bottom and a pair of sides erecting from the bottom and including a first side and a second side; a control device of the work machine mounted on the bottom; a first fuse for a driving control device and a second fuse for a cargo-handling device, provided closer to the first side than the second side; a charging device for the battery, the charging device being mounted on the bottom; and a third fuse for the charging device, provided closer to the second side than the first side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 24, 2017
    Assignee: Komatsu Ltd.
    Inventors: Norikazu Nakazawa, Kouji Nishiyama
  • Patent number: 9376298
    Abstract: A forklift including a fork on a front of a body to which front and rear wheels are attached, a counter weight on a rear of the body, and a driving electric motor allowing the body to travel, the forklift includes: a battery on the body above the rear wheel; a cargo-handling electric motor generating oil pressure on operating oil operating the fork; a controller controlling the cargo-handling electric motor and the driving electric motor; and a storage space in the body, below a bottom of the battery, and above a bottom of the body, wherein the controller and a charging device charging the battery are arranged in the storage space on both sides in a widthwise direction of the body, respectively and an operating oil tank and the cargo-handling electric motor are arranged along a longitudinal direction of the body between the controller and the charging device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignee: Komatsu Ltd.
    Inventors: Norikazu Nakazawa, Kouji Nishiyama
  • Patent number: 9365401
    Abstract: A battery powered forklift including a fork mounted on a front of a body to which a front wheel and a rear wheel are attached, a counter weight provided on a rear of the body, and a driving electric motor that allows the body to travel, the forklift includes: a battery mounted on the body above the rear wheel; a cargo-handling electric motor configured to generate oil pressure on operating oil that operates the fork; a control device configured to control the cargo-handling electric motor and the driving electric motor; a storage space provided in the body, below a bottom of the battery, and above a bottom of the body for storing the cargo-handling electric motor and the control device; and a fan that exhausts air in the storage space to an outside.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2016
    Assignee: Komatsu Ltd.
    Inventors: Norikazu Nakazawa, Kouji Nishiyama
  • Publication number: 20150375977
    Abstract: A battery powered work machine driven with a battery, includes: a body including a bottom and a pair of sides erecting from the bottom; a control device of the work machine mounted on the bottom close to one of the sides; a fuse for the control device, the fuse being provided to be opposite to the one of the sides; a charging device for the battery, the charging device being mounted on the bottom close to the other one of the sides; and a fuse for the charging device, the fuse being provided to be opposite to the other one of the sides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2013
    Publication date: December 31, 2015
    Inventors: Norikazu Nakazawa, Kouji Nishiyama
  • Publication number: 20150298950
    Abstract: A battery powered forklift including a fork mounted on a front of a body to which a front wheel and a rear wheel are attached, a counter weight provided on a rear of the body, and a driving electric motor that allows the body to travel, the forklift includes: a battery mounted on the body above the rear wheel; a cargo-handling electric motor configured to generate oil pressure on operating oil that operates the fork; a control device configured to control the cargo-handling electric motor and the driving electric motor; a storage space provided in the body, below a bottom of the battery, and above a bottom of the body for storing the cargo-handling electric motor and the control device; and a fan that exhausts air in the storage space to an outside.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2013
    Publication date: October 22, 2015
    Inventors: Norikazu Nakazawa, Kouji Nishiyama
  • Publication number: 20150298952
    Abstract: A forklift including a fork on a front of a body to which front and rear wheels are attached, a counter weight on a rear of the body, and a driving electric motor allowing the body to travel, the forklift includes: a battery on the body above the rear wheel; a cargo-handling electric motor generating oil pressure on operating oil operating the fork; a controller controlling the cargo-handling electric motor and the driving electric motor; and a storage space in the body, below a bottom of the battery, and above a bottom of the body, wherein the controller and a charging device charging the battery are arranged in the storage space on both sides in a widthwise direction of the body, respectively and an operating oil tank and the cargo-handling electric motor are arranged along a longitudinal direction of the body between the controller and the charging device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2013
    Publication date: October 22, 2015
    Applicant: Komatsu Ltd.
    Inventors: Norikazu Nakazawa, Kouji Nishiyama
  • Patent number: 9162858
    Abstract: To facilitate loading-unloading operation of a battery even when a large-sized battery is mounted, in a battery-powered forklift which is driven with power of a battery mounted on a vehicle body including a fork which is arranged at a front part of the vehicle body, a counter weight which is arranged at a rear part of the vehicle body, and a top plate which is supported at a position to cover an area above a driver seat via a pair of rear stays 44 extended upward from both sides of the rear part of the vehicle body, post members arranged in a raised manner at both sides of the counter weight guide movement of the battery along the front-rear direction of the vehicle body between the post members.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignee: Komatsu Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouji Nishiyama, Kazuhiro Kurihara
  • Publication number: 20140238780
    Abstract: A battery type forklift which is driven with power of a battery mounted on a vehicle body, includes: a fork arranged at a front part of the vehicle body; and a counter weight arranged at a rear part of the vehicle body, wherein the battery is mounted on the vehicle body in a state of being capable of being removed to a rear side of the vehicle body, and the counter weight comprises a guide unit which prevents sway of the battery in a right-left direction of the vehicle body when removing the battery and which guides movement of the battery along a front-rear direction of the vehicle body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2012
    Publication date: August 28, 2014
    Applicant: KOMATSU LTD.
    Inventors: Kouji Nishiyama, Kazuhiro Kurihara
  • Patent number: 8789636
    Abstract: A battery-powered forklift including a fork placed at an anterior portion of a vehicle body, and a counter weight placed at a posterior portion of the vehicle body, the battery-powered forklift running by electric power of a battery mounted on the vehicle body, wherein a concave portion that is open in a longitudinal direction is formed at an upper surface of the counter weight, the battery is mounted on a position above a rear wheel of the vehicle body while at least a part of the battery overlaps with the counter weight, and the battery is removable toward a rear of the vehicle body through the concave portion of the counter weight.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 29, 2014
    Assignee: Komatsu Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouji Nishiyama, Kazuhiro Kurihara, Tetsuya Okuyama
  • Publication number: 20140020967
    Abstract: A battery-powered forklift including a fork placed at an anterior portion of a vehicle body, and a counter weight placed at a posterior portion of the vehicle body, the battery-powered forklift running by electric power of a battery mounted on the vehicle body, wherein a concave portion that is open in a longitudinal direction is formed at an upper surface of the counter weight, the battery is mounted on a position above a rear wheel of the vehicle body while at least a part of the battery overlaps with the counter weight, and the battery is removable toward a rear of the vehicle body through the concave portion of the counter weight.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2012
    Publication date: January 23, 2014
    Applicant: KOMATSU LTD.
    Inventors: Kouji Nishiyama, Kazuhiro Kurihara, Tetsuya Okuyama
  • Patent number: 5579099
    Abstract: A document conveying device for conveying a document in a reciprocating motion, and a document reading device for reading the image of the document by illuminating it from one edge thereof. The document is turned over and conveyed back and forth to an illuminating position and a position below a document table. A document receiving section for receiving and storing the document after it has been read the desired number of times is provided intermediate the document table and the illuminating position of the document reading device. This allows, in a reciprocation system, a document to be laid on the table face up and allows the next document to be laid on the table beforehand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 1995
    Date of Patent: November 26, 1996
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kouji Nishiyama, Yoshio Toyoshima