Patents by Inventor Makoto Ishikawa

Makoto Ishikawa 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: 11103020
    Abstract: Described is sports upper clothing which as an improved cooling function and which includes a front body, a back body, and sleeves. In embodiments, each sleeve has a front portion located on a same side as the front body and a back portion located on a same side as the back body. The back portion is made of a fabric having a breathability value and the front portion has breathability value that is greater than the breathability value of the back portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Inventors: Makoto Fukuda, Kenichi Kitazume, Tatsuya Ishikawa, Mamoru Omuro, Yutaka Koga
  • Patent number: 11036235
    Abstract: A vehicle control device including a first recognizer recognizing one or more other vehicles present in the vicinity of a subject vehicle; a second recognizer recognizing that a road on which the subject vehicle is running is a road having no center line; an estimator estimating a state of a driver of an oncoming vehicle facing the subject vehicle among the one or more other vehicles recognized by the first recognizer; a determiner determining whether the oncoming vehicle is a vehicle executing manual driving; and a controller decelerating the subject vehicle to a speed equal to or lower than a predetermined speed on the basis of the state of the driver of the oncoming vehicle in a case in which the oncoming vehicle is a vehicle executing manual driving, and the road on which the subject vehicle is running is a road having no center line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Ishikawa, Hiroshi Miura, Masamitsu Tsuchiya, Koji Kawabe
  • Patent number: 11029618
    Abstract: There is provided a carrier including a magnetic core material having a surface coated with a surfactant-containing resin mixture of an elemental fluorine-containing resin and a polyimide resin. The carrier has an elution amount of an eluted material into water in an elution test ranging from 180 ppm to 3,500 ppm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: POWDERTECH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Aya Sakuta, Makoto Ishikawa, Hiroki Sawamoto, Tetsuya Uemura
  • Patent number: 10974722
    Abstract: A vehicle control apparatus of an embodiment includes a surrounding situation recognition unit which recognizes a situation of surroundings of a vehicle, a branch point recognition unit which recognizes a branch point present in a traveling direction of the vehicle on the basis of the recognition result of the surrounding situation recognition unit, a main lane recognition unit which recognizes a main lane connected to the branch point, and a driving control unit which controls one or both of the steering and acceleration/deceleration of the vehicle and causes the vehicle to travel in the direction of the main lane recognized by the main lane recognition unit at the branch point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Miura, Makoto Ishikawa, Masamitsu Tsuchiya, Koji Kawabe
  • Publication number: 20210008862
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a pressure bonding device is configured to bond, to a plate-like first workpiece having a curved surface part, a plurality of plate-like second workpieces smaller than the first workpiece. The pressure bonding device includes: a vacuum chamber; a stage disposed in the vacuum chamber and having a shape extending along a first surface of the curved surface part of the first workpiece so as to fix the first surface on the stage; and a bonding unit configured to deform an elastic diaphragm by internal pressure and pressure-bond one of the second workpieces to a second surface of the first workpiece. A plurality of the bonding units are disposed facing the stage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: Takayuki KATO, Shinichiro TANAKA, Makoto ISHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 10875938
    Abstract: This invention is to improve the reaction efficiency of a peroxide introduced into a cylinder compared with conventional art. In the peroxide reaction method and peroxide reaction device using an extruder according to this invention, in which a peroxide and a raw material such as a synthetic resin, a natural resin, and an elastomer are introduced into a cylinder of the extruder, wherein the raw material and the peroxide are reacted with each other in the cylinder, the raw material is introduced from a raw material supply hopper, the peroxide is introduced from a downstream side of the raw material supply hopper, and the temperature of the raw material in a peroxide introduction portion is adjusted to a temperature lower than the one-minute half-life temperature of the peroxide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: THE JAPAN STEEL WORKS, LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Ishikawa, Seiji Takamoto, Kyohei Yata, Mitsuhiro Seo
  • Patent number: 10870431
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes an imaging unit that images surroundings of an own-vehicle, a detector that detects a state of an external appearance of an oncoming vehicle facing the own-vehicle in a tunnel on the basis of an image captured by the imaging unit, and a determiner that determines whether or not the state of the external appearance of the oncoming vehicle satisfies a predetermined condition on the basis of the state of the external appearance of the oncoming vehicle detected by the detector and determines that the outside of the tunnel toward which the own-vehicle is traveling has bad weather if the state of the external appearance of the oncoming vehicle satisfies the predetermined condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Kawabe, Hiroshi Miura, Makoto Ishikawa, Masamitsu Tsuchiya
  • Publication number: 20200385860
    Abstract: A disclosed metal oxide thin film formation apparatus is equipped with: a vacuum vessel; a treatment vessel which is disposed inside the vacuum vessel, is capable of horizontally rotating about a central axis inclined from the horizontal direction, and has an opening on one end face thereof; an oxidizing gas supply device which supplies an oxidizing gas into the vacuum vessel; an organic metal gas supply device which is inserted inward from the opening and supplies an organic metal gas; and a control unit for executing a series of steps, namely, an organic metal gas supply step, a first gas discharge step, an oxidizing gas supply step, and a second gas discharge step, and repeating the series of steps through for a predetermined number of times in accordance with the film thickness of the metal oxide thin film to be formed on the surfaces of microparticles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2018
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Fumihiko HIROSE, Makoto ISHIKAWA, Masanori MIURA
  • Patent number: 10839680
    Abstract: A vehicle control device (100) comprising: a recognizer (130) recognizing surrounding situations of a vehicle; a setting unit (154) setting a virtual lane in an area inside a crossing that is present in an advancement direction of the vehicle on the basis of a recognition result acquired by the recognizer; and a driving controller (150, 160) controlling one or both of steering and acceleration/deceleration of the vehicle and causing the vehicle to run within the virtual lane and pass through the crossing in a case in which an object recognized by the recognizer is not present on the virtual lane, wherein, in a case in which an area inside the crossing has a width for which only one virtual lane is settable, the driving controller handles an oncoming vehicle recognized by the recognizer as an object present on the virtual lane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Kawabe, Hiroshi Miura, Makoto Ishikawa, Masamitsu Tsuchiya
  • Publication number: 20200339156
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes: a recognizer configured to recognize a surrounding environment of an own vehicle; and a driving controller configured to perform driving control of the own vehicle with reference to a recognition result by the recognizer and configured to determine whether the own vehicle is caused to travel behind a first vehicle or the own vehicle is caused to travel behind a second vehicle traveling in a second traveling lane based on a state of the second traveling lane of a destination to which the first vehicle moves to avoid an obstacle by steering when the recognizer recognizes the first vehicle which is traveling in front of the own vehicle in a first traveling lane in which the own vehicle is traveling and the obstacle which is in front of the first vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Masamitsu Tsuchiya, Hiroshi Miura, Makoto Ishikawa, Koji Kawabe
  • Patent number: 10796570
    Abstract: A vehicle control device (100) includes: a detection device having a detection area in an advancement direction of a vehicle; and a crossing recognizer (132) determining whether or not a concave part extending in a direction intersecting the advancement direction is present on the basis of an output of the detection device and recognizing presence of a crossing in the advancement direction of the vehicle in a case in which a concave part is determined as being present.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Miura, Makoto Ishikawa, Masamitsu Tsuchiya, Koji Kawabe
  • Patent number: 10777077
    Abstract: A vehicle control device (100) includes: an imager imaging the vicinity of a vehicle; a position identifying unit identifying a position of the vehicle; and a crossing recognizer (132) recognizing the presence of a crossing ahead in running of the vehicle on the basis of the position identified by the position identifying unit and map information and raising a degree of certainty in the presence of the crossing ahead in running of the vehicle on the basis of an element of a specific color, which represents the presence of a crossing, included in an image captured by the imager.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Ishikawa, Hiroshi Miura, Masamitsu Tsuchiya, Koji Kawabe
  • Publication number: 20200246356
    Abstract: The present disclosure is directed to a composition for prevention or treatment of neurodegenerative conditions. The composition comprises a neurosteroid, a synthetic enantiomer of a neurosteroid, or a combination thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: Washington University
    Inventors: Douglas Covey, Charles Zorumski, Yukitoshi Izumi, Makoto Ishikawa
  • Publication number: 20200196475
    Abstract: A display device is provided and included a cover member curved when viewed in a first axis direction along a first axis; and a display panel disposed on one side of the cover member, wherein the cover member has a first surface facing the display panel and a second surface on the opposite side of the first surface, the first surface is a developable surface in a cross-sectional view in the first axis direction, and the second surface is a three-dimensional curved surface in the cross-sectional view in the first axis direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2020
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Makoto ISHIKAWA, Manabu MIZUNO, Shinichiro TANAKA
  • Patent number: 10675600
    Abstract: A multi-shaft kneading machine includes a channel and two screws rotatable around first axes of rotation. A pair of gate rods sandwich the two screws and are rotatable around second axes of rotation. Each of the pair of gate rods has two recess parts that form respective spaces through which the two screws penetrate. Each of the pair of gate rods has a first contact surface, which comes into surface contact with a screw when a gate rod is rotated to a minimum degree-of-opening position. Large diameter parts are fitted into the groove of the cylinder, and a small diameter part have a radius of curvature equal to half a distance between two second axes of rotation and smaller than a radius of curvature of the large diameter parts. The small diameter parts of the pair of gate rods are in contact with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: The Japan Steel Works, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takuya Hamada, Manabu Ikeya, Makoto Ishikawa, Kazuhiro Kodate, Takayuki Yamazawa, Seiji Takamoto
  • Patent number: 10591928
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes: an image capturer configured to image surroundings of a vehicle; a road partition line recognizer configured to recognize a position of a road partition line on the basis of an image; a driving controller configured to control at least steering of the vehicle on the basis of the position of the road partition line; and an object detector configured to detect objects in the vicinity of the vehicle by emitting radiowaves and detecting reflected waves generated due to the radiowaves coming into contact with the objects, wherein, in a case in which the position of the road partition line is unrecognizable using the road partition line recognizer, the driving controller is configured to control at least steering of the vehicle on the basis of the position of an object, of which the reflectivity is equal to or greater than a predetermined value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Miura, Makoto Ishikawa, Masamitsu Tsuchiya, Koji Kawabe
  • Patent number: 10576661
    Abstract: There is provided with a screw that is inserted into a cylinder an inside of which a material is loaded, and is rotatably supported in both end portions on an upstream side and a downstream side, or in an end portion on the upstream side, in the cylinder; a first kneading blade including a plurality of first blades that are helically provided on the screw and send the material toward the downstream side with rotation of the screw; and a second kneading blade including a second blade that is helically provided on the screw and returns the material, which is sent toward the downstream side by the first kneading blade, toward the upstream side, the number of blades in the second blade being smaller than the number of blades in the first blade.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: THE JAPAN STEEL WORKS, LTD.
    Inventors: Manabu Ikeya, Makoto Ishikawa, Reo Fujita, Seiji Takamoto, Shigeki Inoue
  • Patent number: 10575420
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display device includes: a cover member curved when viewed in a first axis direction along a first axis; and a display panel disposed on one side of the cover member. The cover member has a first surface facing the display panel and a second surface on the opposite side of the first surface. The first surface forms a straight line and at least a part of the second surface forms a curved line in a cross-section orthogonal to a second axis that is along a straight line extending from one end to the other end of the cover member when viewed in the first axis direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Makoto Ishikawa, Manabu Mizuno, Shinichiro Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20200057399
    Abstract: The present invention provides: a ferrite carrier core material for an electrophotographic developer, the material having a mesh passing amount of 3 wt % or less as indicated by the ratio of the weight of particles passing through a 16 ?m-mesh to the weight of whole particles constituting a powder, and having a particle strength index of 2 wt % or less as indicated by a difference between the mesh passing amounts before and after crushing; a ferrite carrier which is for an electrophotographic developer and in which the surface of the ferrite carrier core material is coated with a resin; and an electrophotographic developer which includes the ferrite carrier and a toner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Inventors: Makoto ISHIKAWA, Hiroki SAWAMOTO, Tetsuya UEMURA
  • Publication number: 20190196486
    Abstract: A vehicle control device including a first recognizer recognizing one or more other vehicles present in the vicinity of a subject vehicle; a second recognizer recognizing that a road on which the subject vehicle is running is a road having no center line; an estimator estimating a state of a driver of an oncoming vehicle facing the subject vehicle among the one or more other vehicles recognized by the first recognizer; a determiner determining whether the oncoming vehicle is a vehicle executing manual driving; and a controller decelerating the subject vehicle to a speed equal to or lower than a predetermined speed on the basis of the state of the driver of the oncoming vehicle in a case in which the oncoming vehicle is a vehicle executing manual driving, and the road on which the subject vehicle is running is a road having no center line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Makoto Ishikawa, Hiroshi Miura, Masamitsu Tsuchiya, Koji Kawabe