Patents by Inventor Makoto Nishida

Makoto Nishida 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: 20220149683
    Abstract: A rotary motor includes a stator and a rotor configured to rotate around a rotation axis. The rotor includes a frame including a first surface facing the stator and a plurality of first recesses arrayed along a circumferential direction around the rotation axis and opened on the first surface, the frame being formed in an annular shape, main magnets disposed in the first recesses or among the first recesses, and sub-magnets disposed in the first recesses when the main magnets are disposed among the first recesses and disposed among the first recesses when the main magnets are disposed in the first recesses.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2021
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: Hiroshi KOEDA, Kuniaki TANAKA, Shigekazu TAKAGI, Hiroshi WADA, Michio SATO, Hideaki NISHIDA, Makoto MURAKAMI
  • Patent number: 11191376
    Abstract: A drinking dramatization glass (1) includes: a glass body (10) being a bottomed cylinder body with a top opening (11), a flat part (20) and a curved part (30) made of transparent materials; a fixing mechanism (40) for fixing, on the flat part (20), an image display device (80) with its image display surface (81) oriented in the direction of the flat part (20); and an image aspect ratio control part (200); wherein the curved part (30) has a curved surface (31) that curves along the curved part (30); the curved surface (31) has a radius of curvature R that, when an image (82) shown on the image display surface (81) is viewed from the outer side of the glass body (10) allows a virtual image (83); and the radii of curvature in vertical direction RV and in horizontal direction RH, of the curved surface (31), are different.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: NETAPPLI CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Makoto Nishida
  • Publication number: 20210330104
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a drinking dramatization glass that shows images on the side face of the glass by changing their aspect ratios, as well as a remote toast counter system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 28, 2021
    Inventor: Makoto NISHIDA
  • Patent number: 11154149
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a drinking dramatization glass that is lightweight and allows images to be projected on the side face of the glass by changing their aspect ratio according to the size of the glass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: NETAPPLI CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Makoto Nishida
  • Patent number: 11129424
    Abstract: A mask with display (1) is characterized by comprising: a mask body part (10) made of a pliable and breathable material to cover the bottom part of the user's face; a flexible display (100) covering the mask body part (10); and ear loops (11) attached on both end sides of the mask body part (10). The flexible display (100) is characterized by having multiple through holes for breathing. The mask, while also being breathable, allows the user to alter his/her facial appearance to a makeup face simply by wearing the mask.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: NETAPPLI CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Makoto Nishida
  • Publication number: 20210244109
    Abstract: A mask with display (1) is characterized by comprising: a mask body part (10) made of a pliable and breathable material to cover the bottom part of the user's face; a flexible display (100) covering the mask body part (10); and ear loops (11) attached on both end sides of the mask body part (10). The flexible display (100) is characterized by having multiple through holes for breathing. The mask, while also being breathable, allows the user to alter his/her facial appearance to a makeup face simply by wearing the mask.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2020
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Inventor: Makoto NISHIDA
  • Publication number: 20210244213
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a drinking dramatization glass that is lightweight and allows images to be projected on the side face of the glass by changing their aspect ratio according to the size of the glass.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2020
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Inventor: Makoto NISHIDA
  • Patent number: 11045009
    Abstract: In an embodiment, a cushion with projector screen 1 includes: a cushion main body 10 which is hollow and filled with air or light-transmissive fluid 11 inside; a first transmission-type screen layer 20 placed at the top part of the cushion main body; and a first reflector mirror 30 placed inside the cushion main body below the first transmission-type screen layer to reflect the light projected from a first projector P1 and project it onto the first transmission-type screen layer; wherein the cushion main body has a transparent part 14 that transmits the light from the first projector therethrough; and a user U lying face down on the cushion main body views the images projected onto the first transmission-type screen layer through the transparent part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: NETAPPLI CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Makoto Nishida
  • Patent number: 11019948
    Abstract: A drinking dramatization glass (1) includes: a glass body (10) being a bottomed cylinder with a top opening (11); a fixing mechanism (16) for fixing an image display device (80) on the side face of the glass body; a transparent part (12) for viewing, from the exterior of the glass body, an image (81) displayed on an image display part (85) of the image display device; and a reflective mirror (30) placed inside the glass body; wherein the image displayed on the image display part is reflected on the reflective mirror, passes through the transparent part, and reaches the exterior of the glass body. Unlike the conventional drinking dramatization glasses, there is no need to provide a storage part or waveguide part. The drinking dramatization glass can let an individual enjoy oneself alone or together with others in remote locations, while also presenting many different dramatizing effects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: NETAPPLI CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Makoto Nishida
  • Patent number: 11003286
    Abstract: A touch panel system 1 includes: a touch panel body part V having a touch face 11 through which electromagnetic waves in the visible-light or near-infrared wavelength range transmit, and a counterface-side face 12 through which such electromagnetic waves transmit, wherein a space is provided between the touch face and the counterface-side face; a magnetic fluid 20 including a fluid blocking/absorbing such electromagnetic waves, and magnetic substance; a camera 50; an image analysis part 100; and a magnetic field control mechanism 24 for controlling the magnetic fluid by applying a magnetic field thereto. The camera captures, when an external force is applied to the touch face, the change in such electromagnetic waves resulting from the touch face and the counterface-side face coming closer in distance and the magnetic fluid moving from this distance-reduced location.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: NETAPPLI CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Makoto Nishida
  • Patent number: 10981600
    Abstract: A vehicle drive unit is supported by a vehicle frame of a vehicle. The vehicle drive unit includes a housing including a first case and a second case integrally joined together along a coupling plane to form a sealed space therein, a drive member accommodated in the sealed space to generate a travel driving force of the vehicle, and a mount member interposed between the housing and the vehicle frame to support the housing from the vehicle frame. The first case and the second case respectively include a first attachment portion and a second attachment portion to which the mount member is attached, and the first attachment portion and the second attachment portion are installed in a single region intersecting with the coupling plane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Satoshi Yamada, Makoto Tsuchihashi, Makoto Nishida
  • Publication number: 20210109626
    Abstract: A touch panel system 1 includes: a touch panel body part V having a touch face 11 through which electromagnetic waves in the visible-light or near-infrared wavelength range transmit, and a counterface-side face 12 through which such electromagnetic waves transmit, wherein a space is provided between the touch face and the counterface-side face; a magnetic fluid 20 including a fluid blocking/absorbing such electromagnetic waves, and magnetic substance; a camera 50; an image analysis part 100; and a magnetic field control mechanism 24 for controlling the magnetic fluid by applying a magnetic field thereto. The camera captures, when an external force is applied to the touch face, the change in such electromagnetic waves resulting from the touch face and the counterface-side face coming closer in distance and the magnetic fluid moving from this distance-reduced location.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2019
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventor: Makoto NISHIDA
  • Publication number: 20210100383
    Abstract: A drinking dramatization glass (1) incudes: a glass body (10) being a bottomed cylinder with a top opening (11); a fixing mechanism (16) for fixing an image display device (80) on the side face of the glass body; a transparent part (12) for viewing, from the exterior of the glass body, an image displayed on an image display part (101) of the image display device; and a beam splitter (30) placed inside the glass body; wherein the image displayed on the image display part is spectrally dispersed into two images (a reflected image 83 and a transmitted image 84) by the beam splitter, and the two images pass through the transparent part and reach the exterior of the glass body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventor: Makoto NISHIDA
  • Patent number: 10966555
    Abstract: A drinking dramatization glass 1 includes: a glass body 10; a storage part 20 placed inside the glass body for storing a communication device 100 having an image display part 101; and a transparent part 12 through which to view, from the exterior, images displayed on the image display part; wherein a dielectric substance 32 capable of letting radio waves pass through is filled inside the storage part, and a first radio-wave transmission surface formed on a side face of the glass body and a second radio-wave transmission surface formed on a side face of the storage part are placed at a close-enough distance from each other for letting radio waves pass therethrough when a drink is present between them, wherein the storage part manifests, when its periphery is surrounded by the drink, a waveguiding function of letting radio waves pass through the interior thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: NETAPPLI CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Makoto Nishida
  • Patent number: 10966554
    Abstract: A drinking dramatization glass (1) incudes: a glass body (10) being a bottomed cylinder with a top opening (11); a fixing mechanism (16) for fixing an image display device (80) on the side face of the glass body; a transparent part (12) for viewing, from the exterior of the glass body, an image displayed on an image display part (101) of the image display device; and a beam splitter (30) placed inside the glass body; wherein the image displayed on the image display part is spectrally dispersed into two images (a reflected image 83 and a transmitted image 84) by the beam splitter, and the two images pass through the transparent part and reach the exterior of the glass body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: NETAPPLI CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Makoto Nishida
  • Publication number: 20210085105
    Abstract: A drinking dramatization glass (1) includes: a glass body (10) being a bottomed cylinder with a top opening (11); a fixing mechanism (16) for fixing an image display device (80) on the side face of the glass body; a transparent part (12) for viewing, from the exterior of the glass body, an image (81) displayed on an image display part (85) of the image display device; and a reflective mirror (30) placed inside the glass body; wherein the image displayed on the image display part is reflected on the reflective mirror, passes through the transparent part, and reaches the exterior of the glass body. Unlike the conventional drinking dramatization glasses, there is no need to provide a storage part or waveguide part. The drinking dramatization glass can let an individual enjoy oneself alone or together with others in remote locations, while also presenting many different dramatizing effects.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2019
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Inventor: Makoto NISHIDA
  • Patent number: 10949011
    Abstract: A touch panel system 1 includes: a bag-shaped touch panel body part V having a flexible touch face 11 and a visible light transmittable opposite face 12, wherein a colored fluid 20 is contained in a space between the touch face and the opposite face; a camera 50 for taking an image of the opposite face; and an image analysis part 100 for analyzing RGB values of pixels in the image captured by the camera, wherein the camera captures a change in color of the opposite face resulting from an external force applied to the touch face and making the opposite face closer in distance, moving the fluid from the location 14; and the image analysis part calculates at least coordinates of the location or shape of the location based on the RGB value analysis results, and reflects the result in an image on an image display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: NETAPPLI CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Makoto Nishida
  • Publication number: 20210064173
    Abstract: A touch panel system 1 includes: a bag-shaped touch panel body part V having a flexible touch face 11 and a visible light transmittable opposite face 12, wherein a colored fluid 20 is contained in a space between the touch face and the opposite face; a camera 50 for taking an image of the opposite face; and an image analysis part 100 for analyzing RGB values of pixels in the image captured by the camera, wherein the camera captures a change in color of the opposite face resulting from an external force applied to the touch face and making the opposite face closer in distance, moving the fluid from the location 14; and the image analysis part calculates at least coordinates of the location or shape of the location based on the RGB value analysis results, and reflects the result in an image on an image display device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Inventor: Makoto NISHIDA
  • Publication number: 20210000274
    Abstract: A drinking dramatization glass 1 includes: a glass body 10; a storage part 20 placed inside the glass body for storing a communication device 100 having an image display part 101; and a transparent part 12 through which to view, from the exterior, images displayed on the image display part; wherein a dielectric substance 32 capable of letting radio waves pass through is filled inside the storage part, and a first radio-wave transmission surface formed on a side face of the glass body and a second radio-wave transmission surface formed on a side face of the storage part are placed at a close-enough distance from each other for letting radio waves pass therethrough when a drink is present between them, wherein the storage part manifests, when its periphery is surrounded by the drink, a waveguiding function of letting radio waves pass through the interior thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventor: Makoto NISHIDA
  • Publication number: 20200385061
    Abstract: A vehicle of an embodiment includes a driving device including a rotating electric machine, a case configured to accommodate the rotating electric machine and a PCU that is disposed on a side opposite to a side at which a load is input when the vehicle collides with an object, that is disposed in front of the case and that is configured to supply electric power to the rotating electric machine, a support section that is provided in the driving device and that is configured to come in contact with a vehicle body frame of the vehicle, and an impact attenuating section that is provided on the support section and that is configured to attenuate an impact when the vehicle collides with an object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventor: Makoto Nishida