Patents by Inventor Makoto Goto

Makoto Goto 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: 20210233479
    Abstract: To provide a control device capable of reducing power consumption of a display device. A display controller is a control device of a display device including a display including a plurality of light sources to be independently controlled. In accordance with levels of unimportance or levels of importance each corresponding to one of display items displayed by one or more applications of the display device, the display controller controls brightness of a light source corresponding to a display region for the one display item. The light source is included in the light sources.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Inventors: MAKOTO SHIOMI, NAOKO GOTO, NAOTO INOUE, AYA OKAMOTO, OSAMU TERANUMA, MASAO KURINO, YUKI KATSUMURA
  • Publication number: 20210151931
    Abstract: A liquid discharge structure includes a bottom wall with a discharge opening for liquid, the liquid being collected inside a casing which is configured to be installed in a vehicle, a blocking wall disposed outside the bottom wall so that the blocking wall is overlapped with the discharge opening in a plan view on the bottom wall and opposed to the bottom wall with a gap, and a pair of vertical walls extending towards the bottom wall from the blocking wall in a front-rear direction of the vehicle, the pair of vertical walls being opposed to each other in a width direction of the vehicle, wherein the pair of vertical walls is configured to define a discharge path together with the bottom wall and the blocking wall, the discharge path being opened towards both of a front and rear side of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2020
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi YOKOYAMA, Yusuke NAGAI, Makoto GOTO
  • Publication number: 20210153370
    Abstract: An objective of the present invention is to improve the discharge capacity for liquid collected within a casing while suppressing liquid entering a discharge opening from the outside. A liquid discharge structure includes a plate-shaped bottom wall with a discharge opening for liquid, the liquid being collected inside a casing 1 which is configured to be installed in a vehicle, a blocking wall outside the bottom wall, wherein the blocking wall is overlapped with the discharge opening in a plan view on the bottom wall and opposed to the bottom wall with a gap between the blocking wall and the bottom wall, and a fixing mechanism which is disposed not to be overlapped with the discharge opening in the plan view, wherein the fixing mechanism is configured to fix the blocking wall relative to the bottom wall in an attachable and detachable manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2020
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi YOKOYAMA, Yusuke Nagai, Makoto Goto
  • Publication number: 20210147005
    Abstract: A liquid discharge structure includes a bottom wall to be disposed tilted relative to a horizontal plane at a casing which is configured to be installed in a vehicle, a lateral wall arranged vertically at a lower end edge of the bottom wall, wherein the lower end edge is configured to be located on a lower side of the bottom wall being tilted, wherein the lateral wall has a discharge opening for liquid located at an end of the lateral wall closer to the bottom wall, a tubular rib wall projecting at least inwardly within the casing from the lateral wall so as to surround the discharge opening, and a partitioning rib wall which is arranged vertically on an inner surface of the bottom wall at a position closer to the lateral wall so that the partitioning rib wall extends intersecting a center axis of the tubular rib wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2020
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Yokoyama, Yusuke Nagai, Makoto Goto
  • Publication number: 20210132299
    Abstract: A cleaning tool that cleans an optical connector includes an adhesive body that contacts an optical signal region of the optical connector where an optical signal enters and is emitted from the optical connector; and a base that holds the adhesive body. The base includes a first protrusion on a holding surface of a holding part that holds the adhesive body. The first protrusion is disposed at a rear side of a section of the adhesive body and is in contact with the optical signal region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicants: FUJIKURA LTD., TOMOEGAWA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akihiro Nakama, Shigeo Takahashi, Hirotaka Asada, Makoto Goto, Masayoshi Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20210041638
    Abstract: To provide a cleaner capable of easily cleaning the side surface of a pin of an optical connector. There is provided an optical connector end surface cleaner 10A, including: a cleaning tape 11 to be contacted with the end surface of an optical connector 20; and a receiving part 14A in which at least one pin insertion recess 15A into which at least one pin 22 of the optical connector 20 is capably inserted is formed, wherein a part of the cleaning tape 11 is inserted into the at least one pin insertion recess 15A together with the at least one pin 22 by being pressed by the at least one pin 22 to be inserted into the at least one pin insertion recess 15A of the receiving part 14A, and is interposed between an inner wall surface of the at least one pin insertion recess 15A and a side surface of the at least one pin 22.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Inventors: Makoto GOTO, Masayoshi SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 10739531
    Abstract: To provide a connector cleaning tool capable of precisely removing dust even on an end surface of a connector having irregularities. The connector cleaning tool includes a buffer body, and an adhesive body arranged with the buffer body, in which in a case where the connector cleaning tool is pressed toward a connection end surface of a connector on which a guide pin is protrudingly provided, the guide pin is inserted into the buffer body via the adhesive body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: TOMOEGAWA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsuyoshi Takanashi, Nobuhiro Hashimoto, Yoshihiro Goto, Masayoshi Suzuki, Makoto Goto
  • Patent number: 10625772
    Abstract: One of objects of the present invention is to provide a power steering apparatus capable of improving accuracy of abnormality detection. A power steering apparatus includes a steering mechanism configured to transmit a rotation of a steering wheel to a turning target wheel, an electric motor configured to provide a steering force to the steering mechanism, a torque sensor configured to detect a steering torque generated on the steering mechanism, and a control unit configured to calculate, based on the steering torque, an instruction signal for controlling driving of the electric motor and output the instruction signal to the electric motor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsuo Sasaki, Makoto Goto
  • Publication number: 20200016632
    Abstract: A cleaning tool that cleans an optical connector includes an adhesive body that contacts an optical signal region of the optical connector where an optical signal enters and is emitted from the optical connector. The adhesive body includes a protrusion that protrudes in a region—that contacts the optical signal region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: FUJIKURA LTD.
    Inventors: Akihiro Nakama, Junichi Nakane, Kunihiko Fujiwara, Shigeo Takahashi, Hirotaka Asada, Makoto Goto, Masayoshi Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20200000479
    Abstract: An osteotomy assistance kit includes a bone treatment assistance device and an attaching position confirmation device. The attaching position confirmation device includes a feature point indication rod to be applied via a tip portion to a feature point of the bone, a rod support unit that removably supports the feature point indication rod such that the tip portion is indicating the feature point of the bone, and a second support member that movably supports the rod support unit and indicates one of scales on the rod support unit. The bone treatment assistance device includes cutting slits, and first guide holes that guides first rods set to a predetermined positional relation. The second support member of the attaching position confirmation device is attached to the protrusion of the bone treatment assistance device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventor: Makoto GOTO
  • Patent number: 10407092
    Abstract: A power steering apparatus and a control circuit for a power steering apparatus are provided. The power steering apparatus detects an abnormality in the power steering apparatus based on whether there is a periodic change within a predetermined frequency range with respect to the number of rotations of an electric motor, a steering velocity, or a steering torque.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsuo Sasaki, Makoto Goto
  • Patent number: 10399594
    Abstract: A device for controlling a power steering device having: a steering mechanism for transmitting the rotation of a steering wheel to steered wheels; an electric motor for imparting steering force to the steering mechanism; a transmission mechanism for transmitting the rotational force of the motor to the steering mechanism; a housing for accommodating at least part of the steering mechanism, the transmission mechanism, and the motor; a water sensor for detecting moisture in the housing; and a torque sensor for detecting steering torque; wherein the control device is provided with a first fault assessment unit for assessing faults in the power steering device on the basis of a steering torque signal, etc., and a second fault assessment unit for assessing faults in the power steering device when the water sensor has sensed moisture. It is thereby possible to assess faults in the power steering device from a multifaceted perspective.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Goto, Mitsuo Sasaki
  • Patent number: 10398510
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of a bone cutting assist device includes generating a bone cutting assist device model representing the bone cutting assist device including a fitting surface that fits a surface of a bone model, a cutting slit that guides a cutting jig, a first guide hole for inserting a first rod model, and second guide holes for inserting second rod models. The manufacturing method also includes outputting three-dimensional manufacturing data representing the generated bone cutting assist device model, and manufacturing the bone cutting assist device according to the outputted three-dimensional manufacturing data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Inventor: Makoto Goto
  • Patent number: 10392048
    Abstract: Disclosed is a power steering device 1 having a control unit 33 equipped with an abnormality detection circuit 50. The abnormality detection circuit 50 is configured to judge the occurrence of an abnormality in the power steering device when a peak level Trp of a frequency component of a steering torque Tr etc. that periodically changes in a frequency range of 20 to 25 Hz becomes higher than a predetermined value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsuo Sasaki, Makoto Goto
  • Publication number: 20190247895
    Abstract: To provide a cleaner configured so that the cleaner can accurately remove dust and dirt, will leave less adhesive residue, and can sufficiently clean areas including an end surface of a ferrule and a guide pin. A cleaner is provided with an adhesive layer having an exposed surface facing an end surface of a connector from which a guide pin protrudes, the adhesive layer being elastically deformable when subjected to contact with the guide pin, and a holding part having a holding wall for holding the adhesive layer while exposing at least the exposed surface, the holding part being capable of bringing the guide pin into contact with the adhesive layer at a position at which the distance from the guide pin to the holding wall is greater than the length of the guide pin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Masayoshi SUZUKI, Makoto GOTO
  • Patent number: 10379307
    Abstract: Provided is an optical-electrical composite cable in which, even if the entire optical-electrical composite cable having an optical fiber routed along flexible flat wiring boards is made thin, the optical fiber is not deformed or damaged by a large bending stress. A pair of the flexible flat wiring boards are disposed on a front surface side and a rear surface side of the optical fiber, and a covering member integrates the entirety thereof. Thus, even if the optical-electrical composite cable is made thin, the cable is not bent with a large curvature without deformation of the optical fiber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: SMK Corporation
    Inventors: Tadahito Sasaki, Kohei Homma, Mitsuhiro Yoshida, Masayoshi Suzuki, Makoto Goto
  • Publication number: 20190054952
    Abstract: Provided is a control device (14) for a power steering device including a steering mechanism (1) configured to transmit rotation of a steering wheel to a steered wheel, and an electric motor (13) configured to apply a steering force to the steering mechanism. The control device includes: a command signal calculation part (61) configured to calculate a motor command signal (Io) for control of driving of the electric motor, based on a state of steering of the steering wheel, and output the command signal to the electric motor; a vibration signal receiving part (69) configured to receive a vibration signal of the power steering device; and an abnormality determination part (63) configured to determine whether or not the power steering device is abnormal, based on a Y-axis acceleration signal (Gy) received by the vibration signal reception part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Applicant: HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsuo SASAKI, Makoto GOTO
  • Publication number: 20190033544
    Abstract: Provided is an optical-electrical composite cable in which, even if the entire optical-electrical composite cable having an optical fiber routed along flexible flat wiring boards is made thin, the optical fiber is not deformed or damaged by a large bending stress. A pair of the flexible flat wiring boards are disposed on a front surface side and a rear surface side of the optical fiber, and a covering member integrates the entirety thereof. Thus, even if the optical-electrical composite cable is made thin, the cable is not bent with a large curvature without deformation of the optical fiber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventors: Tadahito SASAKI, Kohei HOMMA, Mitsuhiro YOSHIDA, Masayoshi SUZUKI, Makoto GOTO
  • Publication number: 20190025524
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a cleaner which is excellent in dust removability, has a small amount of adhesive residue and is able to clean sufficiently over the details of unevenness even when cleaning an end face having unevenness, and the present invention provides a cleaner which is excellent in dust removability, has a small amount of adhesive residue and is able to clean sufficiently over the details of unevenness even when cleaning an end face having unevenness by setting a peeling force of an adhesive body to 0.1 to 10 N/20 mm and a hardness of the adhesive body to 12 to 52.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2017
    Publication date: January 24, 2019
    Inventors: Makoto Goto, Masayoshi Suzuki, Yoshihiro Goto, Nobuhiro Hashimoto
  • Publication number: 20180312191
    Abstract: One of objects of the present invention is to provide a power steering apparatus capable of improving accuracy of abnormality detection. A power steering apparatus includes a steering mechanism configured to transmit a rotation of a steering wheel to a turning target wheel, an electric motor configured to provide a steering force to the steering mechanism, a torque sensor configured to detect a steering torque generated on the steering mechanism, and a control unit configured to calculate, based on the steering torque, an instruction signal for controlling driving of the electric motor and output the instruction signal to the electric motor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2016
    Publication date: November 1, 2018
    Applicant: HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Mitsuo SASAKI, Makoto GOTO