Patents by Inventor Makoto Kishi

Makoto Kishi 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: 10845755
    Abstract: A drum unit includes: a frame; a first photosensitive drum; a second photosensitive drum; a charger; and a storage medium. The frame includes: a first frame plate; a second frame plate spaced apart from the first frame plate in a first direction; a third frame plate connecting one end of the first frame plate to one end of the second frame plate; and a fourth frame plate connecting another end of the first frame plate to another end of the second frame plate. The first photosensitive drum and the second photosensitive drum are rotatably supported by the frame. The second photosensitive drum is spaced apart from the first photosensitive drum and positioned closer to the third frame plate than the first photosensitive drum to the third frame plate in a second direction. The storage medium has an electrical contact surface positioned at an outer surface of the third frame plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Isao Kishi, Nao Itabashi, Yohei Hashimoto, Kouji Watanabe, Makoto Souda
  • Patent number: 10836387
    Abstract: A vehicle includes: an automatic transmission configured to select a gear from a plurality of gears by switching engagement of a plurality of friction engaging mechanisms; a determination unit configured to determine whether a predetermined deceleration condition is satisfied during traveling; and an engagement control unit configured to control the plurality of friction engaging mechanisms. If the determination unit determines that the predetermined deceleration condition is satisfied, the engagement control unit decelerates the vehicle by controlling, in addition to a friction engaging mechanism corresponding to a current gear among the plurality of friction engaging mechanisms, a degree of engagement of another friction engaging mechanism that can generate interlock of the automatic transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takayuki Kishi, Toshiyuki Mizuno, Yoshiaki Konishi, Makoto Kurihara
  • Patent number: 10836263
    Abstract: A control apparatus of a vehicle includes, as a power plant, a motor and a transmission configured to transmit rotation of the motor to an output shaft. The control apparatus comprises: an acquisition unit configured to acquire information of a stop position at which the vehicle stops; a decision unit configured to decide a deceleration start position at which deceleration is started to stop at the stop position; and a control unit configured to switch, when performing deceleration control of the vehicle toward the stop position, deceleration control of the power plant between a manual driving mode and an automated driving mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Konishi, Makoto Kurihara, Takayuki Kishi, Toshiyuki Mizuno
  • Publication number: 20200326201
    Abstract: An in-vehicle apparatus mounted in a vehicle includes: a travel history database in which a travel history of the vehicle is recorded with respect to each road; and a display control unit that has a display unit display a map screen, wherein the display control unit has the display unit display each road included within a display range of the map screen in a display form according to a travel frequency of the vehicle on the basis of the travel history database.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Norikazu NARA, Noriyuki ABE, Makoto ORINO, Takaaki YASHIRO, Toshihiro MOCHIZUKI, Norimasa KISHI
  • Publication number: 20200318986
    Abstract: An in-vehicle apparatus mounted in a vehicle includes: a map information storage unit that stores map information; a communication control unit that acquires traffic information; a travel history database in which a travel history of the vehicle with respect to each road is recorded; a route estimation unit that estimates a travel route of the vehicle by using the map information and the travel history database; a traveling time calculation unit that calculates actual traveling time of the vehicle with respect to the travel route and calculates predicted traveling time required when traveling the travel route estimated by the route estimation unit by using the traffic information; and a display control unit that performs control to display a map screen indicating the travel route and display the actual traveling time and the predicted traveling time together with the map screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Norikazu NARA, Noriyuki ABE, Makoto ORINO, Takaaki YASHIRO, Toshihiro MOCHIZUKI, Norimasa KISHI
  • Publication number: 20200321938
    Abstract: In an acoustic wave device, a piezoelectric body is directly or indirectly laminated on a silicon support substrate, and a functional electrode is provided on the piezoelectric body. A support layer is directly or indirectly laminated on the silicon support substrate, and the support layer is located outside the functional electrode when viewed in plan view. A silicon cover layer is provided on the support layer that includes an insulating material, and a space A is defined by the silicon support substrate, the support layer, and the silicon cover layer. The electric resistance of the silicon support substrate is higher than the electric resistance of the silicon cover layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Makoto SAWAMURA, Seiji KAI, Yutaka KISHIMOTO, Yuzo KISHI
  • Publication number: 20200317054
    Abstract: An in-vehicle apparatus mounted in a vehicle includes: an assistance processing unit that executes assistance processing for providing a user with specified information; and a display control unit that performs control to display a list according to a sequential order of the assistance processing executed by the assistance processing unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Norikazu NARA, Noriyuki ABE, Makoto ORINO, Takaaki YASHIRO, Toshihiro MOCHIZUKI, Norimasa KISHI
  • Publication number: 20200321937
    Abstract: An acoustic wave device includes a silicon support substrate that includes first and second main surfaces opposing each other, a piezoelectric structure provided on the first main surface and including the piezoelectric layer, an IDT electrode provided on the piezoelectric layer, a support layer provided on the first main surface of the silicon support substrate and surrounding the piezoelectric layer, a cover layer provided on the support layer, a through-via electrode that extending through the silicon support substrate and the piezoelectric structure, and a first wiring electrode connected to the through-via electrode and electrically connected to the IDT electrode. The piezoelectric structure includes at least one layer having an insulating property, the at least one layer including the piezoelectric layer. The first wiring electrode is provided on the layer having an insulating property in the piezoelectric structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Yuzo KISHI, Yutaka KISHIMOTO, Makoto SAWAMURA, Seiji KAI
  • Publication number: 20200321933
    Abstract: An acoustic wave device includes a piezoelectric substrate including a support substrate and a piezoelectric layer on the support substrate, the piezoelectric substrate including a first principal surface on the piezoelectric layer side, and a second principal surface on the support substrate side, an IDT electrode on the first principal surface, a support layer on the support substrate, a cover on the support layer, a through-via electrode provided through the support substrate and electrically connected to the IDT electrode, a first wiring electrode on the second principal surface of the piezoelectric substrate and electrically connected to the through-via electrode, and a protective film on the second principal surface to cover at least a portion of the first wiring electrode. The protective film is provided on an inner side of the support layer when viewed in a direction normal or substantially normal to the second principal surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Yutaka KISHIMOTO, Seiji KAI, Makoto SAWAMURA, Yuzo KISHI
  • Publication number: 20200278671
    Abstract: An operation/maintenance management method of an integrated system including a plurality of components or devices includes selecting an index and a period for evaluating the integrated system, acquiring prediction information for input information for use in computation of the index, creating a future prediction scenario by combining the input information, computing an evaluation index related to the scenario, and comparing and displaying evaluation index computation results related to a plurality of scenarios.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventors: Satoru FUNAHASHI, Shintaro KUMANO, Katsuhiko ABE, Keisuke YAMAMOTO, Makoto KISHI, Yukihiko INOUE, Shun NIIZUMA
  • Publication number: 20200265361
    Abstract: A plant evaluation system is configured to calculate performance of a plant while receiving setting of operating conditions of the plant and devices installed in the plant and simulating a secular change occurring in the plant during an evaluation target period included in the operating conditions. At least one of the devices is added, a selection of a component improving performance of a certain device is received, and an improvement of the performance of the device by the component is expected and the performance of the plant is calculated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicants: Mitsubisi Heavy Industries, Ltd., Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Naoki SUZUKI, Shintaro KUMANO, Katsuhiko ABE, Keisuke YAMAMOTO, Makoto KISHI, Yukihiko INOUE, Shun NIIZUMA
  • Patent number: 10698398
    Abstract: An alarm display system includes: a database configured to store a plurality of sets of predetermined events, occurrence probabilities of the events, checking situations of the events, and countermeasure policies of the events in association with the sets; an alarm information acquisition unit configured to acquire alarm information indicating that the events occur in monitoring target devices; a support information addition unit configured to add support information for supporting determination of a countermeasure for the alarm information according to information stored in the database, to the acquired alarm information; and a display unit configured to display alarm display information in which the support information is added.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HITACHI POWER SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto Kishi, Satoru Mori, Yuki Nakazawa, Toru Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10636224
    Abstract: A characteristic evaluation device is for a gas turbine that includes a compressor, a combustor, and a turbine includes a processor. The processor calculates, in gas-turbine characteristics including characteristics of at least one of the compressor, the combustor, and the turbine, a correction value for correcting influence due to environmental conditions in which the gas turbine is placed based on operation data of the gas turbine. The processor also calculates the gas-turbine characteristics corrected based on the correction value, and evaluates the gas turbine by comparing the gas-turbine characteristics after correction with a predetermined reference value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Makoto Kishi, Keita Fujii, Shingo Ito, Junichi Kobayashi, Kwin Malhotra, Naoki Sakagami, Masato Araki
  • Patent number: 10629036
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a surveillance device that monitors an operation section of an automated transaction device, the surveillance device including: a learning holding section that learns and holds a reference scene data set in which a reference operation is divided into a sequence of action items; a feature extraction section that extracts actual target action data from actual scene data of the sequence of action items in an operation of a user, the actual scene data obtained from an imaging section that faces and images the operation section; and a detection section that associates actual target action data with a reference scene data set along the sequence of action items, compares for each of the action items, determines an anomaly level of the operation of the user, and outputs an anomalous occurrence signal according to the anomaly level.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Reiko Kishi, Makoto Masuda, Hideto Koike
  • Publication number: 20200110393
    Abstract: In an information processing device according to the present invention, an acquisition unit is configured to acquire a plurality of values related to a state quantity of a target device. An extraction unit is configured to extract a state value group constituted by a plurality of values related to an identical state quantity from the acquired plurality of values. A specification unit is configured to specify a value to be used to manage the target device from the state value group based on reliabilities of the values included in the state value group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicants: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD., MITSUBISHI HITACHI POWER SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Shintaro Kumano, Makoto Kishi, Katsuhiko Abe, Keisuke Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20200109671
    Abstract: An operation management device includes a state acquiring unit that acquires a measurement value of a first state amount indicating an operation state of a power generation plant, a state updating unit that updates an estimation value of a second state amount, which indicates the operation state of the power generation plant and is a state amount different from the first state amount, based on the measurement value of the first state amount, and a managing unit that manages the operation state of the power generation plant based on the estimation value of the second state amount.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicants: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD., Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Keisuke Yamamoto, Shintaro Kumano, Makoto Kishi, Katsuhiko Abe
  • Publication number: 20200103883
    Abstract: An indicator detection system includes: a data acquiring unit configured to acquire operation data of a machine and operation history data indicating an operation history of the machine; an estimation unit configured to calculate a first estimated value of a parameter of the machine which is to be monitored on the basis of the operation data, the operation history data and an estimation model for estimating a value of the parameter at a time point corresponding to the operation history data for the parameter; and a state evaluating unit configured to evaluate a state of the machine on the basis of a difference between the first estimated value of the parameter from the estimation unit and a measured value or a second estimated value of the parameter included in the operation data acquired by the data acquiring unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2018
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Applicants: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD., Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Makoto Kishi, Shintaro Kumano, Katsuhiko Abe, Keisuke Yamamoto, Yukihiko Inoue, Shun Niizuma
  • Publication number: 20200096984
    Abstract: An alarm display system includes: a database configured to store a plurality of sets of predetermined events, occurrence probabilities of the events, checking situations of the events, and countermeasure policies of the events in association with the sets; an alarm information acquisition unit configured to acquire alarm information indicating that the events occur in monitoring target devices; a support information addition unit configured to add support information for supporting determination of a countermeasure for the alarm information according to information stored in the database, to the acquired alarm information; and a display unit configured to display alarm display information in which the support information is added.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Makoto KISHI, Satoru MORI, Yuki NAKAZAWA, Toru TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20200034407
    Abstract: In an information processing device according to the present invention, an estimation unit is configured to estimate each of a plurality of estimation values related to a target state quantity by using a plurality of models for explaining a target device. A probability specification unit is configured to specify each of a plurality of probabilities corresponding to the plurality of estimation values on the basis of a probability distribution of values of state quantities related to the target state quantity. A management value specification unit is configured to specify a value to be used for management of the target device on the basis of the plurality of estimation values and the plurality of probabilities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicants: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD., Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shintaro Kumano, Makoto Kishi, Keisuke Yamamoto, Katsuhiko Abe
  • Publication number: 20200029135
    Abstract: An acquisition unit is configured to acquire a measurement value of a first state quantity of a target device. A model determination unit is configured to determine a model for estimating a value of a second state quantity of the target device for each evaluation item for management of the target device. An estimation unit is configured to estimate the value of the second state quantity on the basis of the measurement value using the model determined by the model determination unit. A management unit calculates a value of the evaluation item using the value estimated by the estimation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicants: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD., Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shintaro Kumano, Makoto Kishi, Keisuke Yamamoto, Katsuhiko Abe