Patents by Inventor Manabu Shibata

Manabu Shibata 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: 11452662
    Abstract: A walking assist device has a frame, a plurality of wheels, drive units, a battery, and a drive control unit that controls the drive units. The walking assist device also has: a pair of right and left movable handles that are grasped by a user and movable back and forth with respect to the frame in accordance with arm swing performed during walk of the user; handle guide units provided on the frame to guide the movable handles in a movable range that matches the arm swing performed during walk of the user; and a grasp portion state detection unit that detects the state of the movable handles. The drive control unit controls the travel speed of the walking assist device by controlling the drive units on the basis of the state of the movable handles which is detected using the grasp portion state detection unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: JTEKT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Manabu Kanaya, Yoshiyuki Shibata, Shinji Takeuchi, Genki Murata
  • Patent number: 11446201
    Abstract: A walking assist device has a frame, a pair of right and left arm portions, a pair of right and left grasp portions, wheels including a pair of right and left drive wheels, drive units, a battery, a drive control unit, acting force measurement units that measure acting forces on the grasp portions, and holding units that hold the grasp portions at a predetermined position in the front-rear direction of the arm portions set in advance. The walking assist device travels forward together with a user. The holding units generate a restoring force for returning the grasp portions to the predetermined position. The drive control unit controls the drive units on the basis of acting forces calculated on the basis of detection signals from the acting force measurement units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: JTEKT Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki Shibata, Manabu Kanaya, Shinji Takeuchi, Yuki Matsuoka, Genki Murata
  • Patent number: 11439566
    Abstract: A walking assist device has a frame, fixed handles, rails provided with movable handles, front wheels, rear wheels and that serve as drive wheels, drive units, a battery, and a drive control unit, and travels forward or rearward together with a user that walks while grasping the fixed handles or the movable handles. The walking assist device has an operation mode switching unit that switches between a training mode, in which a load is applied to operation of the body of the user performed as the user walks, and an assist mode in which a load on operation of the body of the user performed as the user walks is alleviated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: JTEKT CORPORATION
    Inventors: Manabu Kanaya, Yoshiyuki Shibata, Shinji Takeuchi
  • Patent number: 11382870
    Abstract: The present invention provides a risperidone-containing patch having an excellent drug release property and patch physical properties. Specifically, the present invention provides a medical patch comprising an adhesive composition comprising risperidone or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof; a carboxylic acid; a fatty acid ester; and an adhesive, characterized in that said adhesive is a star-shaped acrylic block polymer having a star-shaped structure in which at least three chain polymer portions radiate from a sulfur residue of a mercapto group situated at the center, wherein the (meth)acrylic acid alkyl ester structural units having 7-17 carbon atoms account for 30-99.99% by mass of the whole structural units in said star-shaped acrylic block polymer, and at least one of said chain polymer portions has a structural unit having a copolymer structure of polymerizable monomers comprising a (meth)acrylic acid alkyl ester having 7-17 carbon atoms and a polyfunctional monomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: TEIKOKU SEIYAKU CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Kawakami, Manabu Sogabe, Taiki Shibata, Hiroaki Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20220196703
    Abstract: The present invention reduces a running cost in a liquid analysis device and reduces electromagnetic noise superimposed on an analog signal. The present invention includes a sensor portion configured to contact a liquid and output an analog signal corresponding to a predetermined measurement target item, a conversion portion configured to convert the analog signal obtained by the sensor portion into a digital signal, and a device body to which the conversion portion is connected by a wire or wirelessly, the device body being configured to acquire the digital signal from the conversion portion. The sensor portion and the conversion portion are attachable to and detachable from each other, the sensor portion includes a connection plug that electrically connects to the conversion portion, and a metal shield is provided at a connection portion between the connection plug and a wire of the sensor portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Inventors: Manabu SHIBATA, Yuichiro KOMATSU, Hiroki MINOWA
  • Publication number: 20220026450
    Abstract: The present claimed invention provides a calcium ion concentration measuring device that can measure a concentration of a calcium ion in blood of a domestic animal with high accuracy without being affected by temperature on the spot where the blood is collected. The calcium ion concentration measuring device is a portable one for measuring the concentration of the calcium ion in the blood of the domestic animal, and comprises a responsive membrane that selectively reacts with the calcium ion, an internal liquid stored in a space separated from the outside by the responsive membrane, and an internal electrode arranged to be in contact with the internal liquid, and the isothermal intersection point of the internal liquid is set within a range of the concentration of the calcium ion contained in the blood of the domestic animal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2019
    Publication date: January 27, 2022
    Inventors: Rika UTSUMI, Manabu SHIBATA
  • Patent number: 11119065
    Abstract: Provided is an electromagnetic sensor capable of stably measuring electric conductivity and the like even in the case where solid matters are mixed in a sample solution. The electromagnetic sensor includes a substrate, a through hole formed in the substrate, an electrode attached to a surface of the substrate, and a housing that covers the through hole and the electrode, and in this configuration, the sample solution supplied to a surface of the substrate opposite to the surface of the substrate having the electrode attached thereto is allowed to flow into the housing from the through hole and to be accommodated in the housing, so that the sample solution is allowed to be in contact with the electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: HORIBA ADVANCED TECHNO, CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kensuke Toda, Yuichi Ichinari, Manabu Shibata
  • Patent number: 10814350
    Abstract: The composite structural material of the present invention includes a base (X) and a layer (Y) stacked on the base (X). The layer (Y) includes a reaction product (R) of a metal oxide (A) and a phosphorus compound (B). In the infrared absorption spectrum of the layer (Y) in the range of 800 to 1400 cm?1, the wave number (n1) at which the infrared absorption reaches maximum is in the range of 1080 to 1130 cm?1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kentaro Yoshida, Ryoichi Sasaki, Mamoru Omoda, Wataru Hirose, Manabu Shibata, Tatsuya Oshita
  • Publication number: 20200300349
    Abstract: A camshaft assembly support structure includes two camshaft assemblies including two shafts parallel to each other and cam pieces fitted on an outer surface of each of the two shafts, support members independent from each other and each including two bearings receiving the two shafts, the bearings each having a bearing surface seamless over an entire inner circumference, and positioning members each having a through hole receiving and tightly holding the shaft. The positioning members are positioned on both sides of each of the support members to position the support members in the axial direction of the shafts with the shafts being received in the bearings.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventor: Manabu SHIBATA
  • Publication number: 20190187083
    Abstract: Provided is an electromagnetic sensor capable of stably measuring electric conductivity and the like even in the case where solid matters are mixed in a sample solution. The electromagnetic sensor includes a substrate, a through hole formed in the substrate, an electrode attached to a surface of the substrate, and a housing that covers the through hole and the electrode, and in this configuration, the sample solution supplied to a surface of the substrate opposite to the surface of the substrate having the electrode attached thereto is allowed to flow into the housing from the through hole and to be accommodated in the housing, so that the sample solution is allowed to be in contact with the electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Inventors: Kensuke Toda, Yuichi Ichinari, Manabu Shibata
  • Patent number: 10290756
    Abstract: Provided are a novel multilayer structure that can be used to protect a device and a device using the multilayer structure. The disclosed multilayer structure is a multilayer structure including a substrate and a barrier layer stacked on the substrate. The 3% strain tension of the substrate in at least one direction is at least 2000 N/m. The barrier layer contains a reaction product (R). The reaction product (R) is a reaction product formed by a reaction at least between a metal oxide (A) and a phosphorus compound (B). In an infrared absorption spectrum of the barrier layer in a range of 800 to 1400 cm?1, a wavenumber (n1) at which maximum infrared absorption occurs is in a range of 1080 to 1130 cm?1. A metal atom constituting the metal oxide (A) is essentially an aluminum atom.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masakazu Nakaya, Noboru Higashida, Kentaro Yoshida, Ryoichi Sasaki, Manabu Shibata, Tatsuya Oshita
  • Patent number: 9960936
    Abstract: A transmission apparatus includes a connector that couples a signal path to a receiver, an equalizer that performs an equalization operation on received signals to be input to the receiver via the connector, a controller that calculates a coefficient controlling an operation of the equalizer and sets the coefficient in the equalizer, and a detector that detects a mating fault of the signal path in the connector in response to the coefficient configured by the controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Manabu Shibata
  • Patent number: 9840630
    Abstract: A composite structure disclosed includes a base (X) and a layer (Y). The layer (Y) includes a mixture of a metal oxide (A), a phosphorus compound (B), and a compound (La) (silicon compound). Examples of the phosphorus compound (B) and the compound (La) include a compound containing a site capable of reacting with the metal oxide (A). When the number of moles of metal atoms (M) derived from the metal oxide (A) is denoted by NM and the number of moles of Si atoms derived from the compound (La) is denoted by NSi, 0.01?NSi/NM?0.30 is satisfied. When the number of moles of phosphorus atoms derived from the phosphorus compound (B) is denoted by NP, 0.8?NM/NP?4.5 is satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryoichi Sasaki, Kentaro Yoshida, Mamoru Omoda, Wataru Hirose, Manabu Shibata, Tatsuya Oshita
  • Publication number: 20170346663
    Abstract: A transmission apparatus includes a connector that couples a signal path to a receiver, an equalizer that performs an equalization operation on received signals to be input to the receiver via the connector, a controller that calculates a coefficient controlling an operation of the equalizer and sets the coefficient in the equalizer, and a detector that detects a mating fault of the signal path in the connector in response to the coefficient configured by the controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2017
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Manabu Shibata
  • Publication number: 20170155530
    Abstract: A base station device includes a first electronic component and a second electronic component that are connected. The first electronic component includes a generator configured to generate data; scramblers configured to perform, by using different codes, a scrambling process on the data generated by the generator; and a sending driver configured to send, by using different transmission lines, signals obtained by being subjected to the scrambling process by the respective scramblers and the second electronic component includes a receiver configured to receive the signals transmitted by the sending driver; descramblers configured to perform, by using the codes used by the respective scramblers, a descrambling process on the respective signals received by the receiver; and a selector configured to select one of a plurality of pieces of data obtained by being subjected to the descrambling process by the respective descramblers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2016
    Publication date: June 1, 2017
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Manabu Shibata
  • Patent number: 9506021
    Abstract: To maintain a uniform etching rate during cleaning of a responsive glass in a glass electrode, a responsive-glass cleaning liquid for a glass electrode 1 serves to clean a responsive glass 2 used in the glass electrode 1, is used with a hydrated-layer forming solution for forming a hydrated layer on the surface of the responsive glass 2, and contains ammonium hydrogen fluoride having a predetermined concentration, or a salt of a strong base containing hydrofluoric acid and a fluoride ion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: HORIBA, LTD.
    Inventors: Manabu Shibata, Nahoko Nishimura, Takeshi Mori, Hisashi Yamanouchi, Katsuaki Ogura
  • Patent number: 9403998
    Abstract: A composite structure disclosed includes a base (X) and a layer (Y) stacked on the base (X). The layer (Y) includes a reaction product (R). The reaction product (R) is a reaction product formed by a reaction at least between a metal oxide (A) and a phosphorus compound (B). A peak for a binding energy of an oxygen-atom 1s orbital observed by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy of the layer (Y) is located at 532.0 eV or higher, and the peak has a half width of less than 2.0 eV.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2016
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kentaro Yoshida, Ryoichi Sasaki, Mamoru Omoda, Wataru Hirose, Manabu Shibata, Tatsuya Oshita
  • Publication number: 20160096194
    Abstract: The composite structural material of the present invention includes a base (X) and a layer (Y) stacked on the base (X). The layer (Y) includes a reaction product (R) of a metal oxide (A) and a phosphorus compound (B). In the infrared absorption spectrum of the layer (Y) in the range of 800 to 1400 cm?1, the wave number (n1) at which the infrared absorption reaches maximum is in the range of 1080 to 1130 cm?1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Publication date: April 7, 2016
    Applicant: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kentaro Yoshida, Ryoichi Sasaki, Mamoru Omoda, Wataru Hirose, Manabu Shibata, Tatsuya Oshita
  • Patent number: 9260622
    Abstract: The composite structural material of the present invention includes a base (X) and a layer (Y) stacked on the base (X). The layer (Y) includes a reaction product (R) of a metal oxide (A) and a phosphorus compound (B). In the infrared absorption spectrum of the layer (Y) in the range of 800 to 1400 cm?1, the wave number (n1) at which the infrared absorption reaches maximum is in the range of 1080 to 1130 cm?1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kentaro Yoshida, Ryoichi Sasaki, Mamoru Omoda, Wataru Hirose, Manabu Shibata, Tatsuya Oshita
  • Publication number: 20150155409
    Abstract: Provided are a novel multilayer structure that can be used to protect a device and a device using the multilayer structure. The disclosed multilayer structure is a multilayer structure including a substrate and a barrier layer stacked on the substrate. The 3% strain tension of the substrate in at least one direction is at least 2000 N/m. The barrier layer contains a reaction product (R). The reaction product (R) is a reaction product formed by a reaction at least between a metal oxide (A) and a phosphorus compound (B). In an infrared absorption spectrum of the barrier layer in a range of 800 to 1400 cm?1, a wavenumber (n1) at which maximum infrared absorption occurs is in a range of 1080 to 1130 cm?1. A metal atom constituting the metal oxide (A) is essentially an aluminum atom.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2013
    Publication date: June 4, 2015
    Applicant: KURARAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masakazu Nakaya, Noboru Higashida, Kentaro Yoshida, Ryoichi Sasaki, Manabu Shibata, Tatsuya Oshita