Patents by Inventor Masaaki Yamamoto

Masaaki Yamamoto 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: 20190306321
    Abstract: A conference assistance system and method for assisting a user in utilizing conference-related information, each of which: receives input of voice or writing of at least one meeting participant; determines whether text data representing the received voice or writing is to be used by the conference assistance system to generate assistance information, to generate a determination result; when the determination result indicates that the text data is to be used, generates, based on the text data, assistance information for assisting the meeting participant; and controls a display to display the generated assistance information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, ltd.
    Inventors: Yorichika ISHIYAMA, Hiroyuki KIMBARA, Masaaki KAGAWA, Jun MURATA, Takahiro YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20190304153
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an apparatus and method for displaying information, a program, and a communication system, which enable the provision of an apparatus making use of a display device excellent in flexibility. An information display apparatus includes a display unit including a time information presenting section for presenting at least time information and a band section to be worn on an arm, and a display control unit for changing a display of the display unit. The present disclosure can be applied to, for example, the information display apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Masakazu Mitsugi, Yuki Sugiue, Hiroshi Saeki, Machiko Takematsu, Masaaki Yamamoto, Yoichi Ito, Kenji Itoh
  • Publication number: 20190300816
    Abstract: A lubricating oil composition for a sliding guide surface, which includes a lubricant base oil, an acid phosphate ester mixture having a structure represented by the following Formula (1) and including an acid phosphate monoester and an acid phosphate diester, and an aliphatic monoamine, and which satisfies a predetermined condition A or condition B, is provided. In Formula (1), each of R1 and R2 represents a hydrogen atom or a saturated or unsaturated straight-chain aliphatic hydrocarbon group having from 1 to 30 carbon atoms, and R1 and R2 are not simultaneously hydrogen atoms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2017
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Kuniharu Yamamoto, Masaaki Kondo, Kenichi Sekine
  • Patent number: 10408547
    Abstract: The invention provides a flattened heat pipe whose vapor flowing passage is not clogged and which has an excellent capillary force. The flattened heat pipe has a closed container formed by flattening a tubular container, a plurality of wick structures arrayed within the container in a longitudinal direction so as to form an acute-angled portion where a capillary force is large at least partially within the container, a hollow portion formed of an outer peripheral surface of the wick structure and an inner wall surface of the container and a working fluid sealed into the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideaki Kameoka, Masanobu Sugimura, Tatsuro Miura, Yasumi Sasaki, Hiroshi Okada, Shinichi Furumoto, Masaaki Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10410761
    Abstract: A technology that, even in the case where a sheet member employed as an exterior member has low flexibility, is able to make a portion where the sheet member is wrapped around an electrical wire easily bendable. The electrical wire includes a bending part arranged in a bent state. The exterior member includes a sheet main body part wrapped around a portion of the electrical wire that includes the bending part. A slit is formed in a portion of the main body part that is wrapped around the bending part, in a direction including a direction in which a wrapping start portion and a wrapping end portion of the main body part are joined together.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Housei Mizuno, Hiroki Hirai, Masaaki Tabata, Yasuyuki Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10395406
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to an apparatus and method for displaying information, a program, and a communication system, which enable the provision of an apparatus making use of a display device excellent in flexibility. An information display apparatus includes a display unit including a time information presenting section for presenting at least time information and a band section to be worn on an arm, and a display control unit for changing a display of the display unit. The present disclosure can be applied to, for example, the information display apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Masakazu Mitsugi, Yuki Sugiue, Hiroshi Saeki, Machiko Takematsu, Masaaki Yamamoto, Yoichi Ito, Kenji Itoh
  • Patent number: 10397022
    Abstract: The gateway device includes a plurality of communication ports that are connected to the respective low-level networks and receive low-level data that is transmitted and received to and from the low-level networks; a storage unit that stores each of the plurality of communication ports and a source identifier in association with each other; and a control unit that generates high-level data and transmits the high-level data to the high-level network, in which the payload of the high-level data that is generated by the control unit includes at least a part of the low-level data that is received by the communication ports, and in which the header of the high-level data that is generated by the control unit includes the source identifier which is associated with the communication ports.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Mikio Kataoka, Mitsuhiro Kitani, Hidetoshi Teraoka, Kenichi Osada, Naoyuki Yamamoto, Masaaki Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10374225
    Abstract: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes: a negative electrode active material represented by the Formula (1)=? (Si material)+? (carbon material), wherein the Si material is one or more kinds selected from the group consisting of SiOx that is a mixture of amorphous SiO2 particles and Si particles and a Si-containing alloy; ? and ? represent % by mass of each component in the layer; and 80??+??98, 0.1???40, and 58???97.9 are satisfied, and a difference between the maximum value and the minimum value of an area proportion (%) of a binder in an area of the field of view of each image of cross-sections of the layer in a case where a plurality of arbitrary places is selected in a plane of the negative electrode active material layer is within 10%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kensuke Yamamoto, Wataru Ogihara, Gentaro Kano, Hideaki Tanaka, Youichirou Kondou, Masaaki Suzuki, Tsuyoshi Tanabe, Takashi Nakano
  • Patent number: 10367944
    Abstract: A conference assistance system and method for assisting a user in utilizing conference-related information, each of which: receives input of voice or writing of at least one meeting participant; determines whether text data representing the received voice or writing is to be used by the conference assistance system to generate assistance information, to generate a determination result; when the determination result indicates that the text data is to be used, generates, based on the text data, assistance information for assisting the meeting participant; and controls a display to display the generated assistance information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yorichika Ishiyama, Hiroyuki Kimbara, Masaaki Kagawa, Jun Murata, Takahiro Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20190227531
    Abstract: Provided is a plant data display processing device including: a data classification unit that classifies operation data into categories according to similarity; an evaluation index calculation unit that calculates an evaluation index of a category from a value of the operation data; and a classification result display processing unit that calculates a representative value of the operation data for each of the categories from the operation data contained in each of the categories, maps identification information of each of the categories to two-dimensional space in accordance with similarity of a representative value of the operation data, and generates three-dimensional image data in which the identification information of each of the categories is shown on a plane formed of a first axis and a second axis, and the evaluation index of the category is shown on a third axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2017
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventors: Yoshinari HORI, Kouji KAGEYAMA, Hiroki YAMAMOTO, Masaaki MUKAIDE, I
  • Publication number: 20190229567
    Abstract: A synchronous reluctance type rotary electric machine of an embodiment has a rotor core. The rotor core includes a plurality of poles, multi-layered hollow parts having a convex shape toward a side radially inward formed for each pole in cross section, and a bridge formed between each of the hollow parts and an outer circumferential surface thereof. When a boundary between two adjacent poles is a pole boundary, a groove is formed on at least one of both sides sandwiching the pole boundary at positions other than on the pole boundary on the outer circumferential surface of the rotor core.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2019
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicants: Toshiba Industrial Products and Systems Corporation, Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Masaaki Matsumoto, Takashi Araki, Yuji Yamamoto, Katsutoku Takeuchi, Makoto Matsushita, Toshio Hasebe
  • Patent number: 10362387
    Abstract: An acoustic resistor for use in an audio device includes a resin film having air permeability in a thickness direction of the resin film, and the resin film is a non-porous film having through holes formed to extend straight through the resin film in the thickness direction. This acoustic resistor is used in an audio device including: a transducing part that performs conversion between sound and an electrical signal and that includes an acoustic element; a housing enclosing the transducing part and having at least one opening; and a passage for gas that is present inside the housing and communicates with the opening and in which the acoustic element is placed. The acoustic resistor is placed between the opening and the acoustic element in the passage. The variation in properties of the acoustic resistor of the present disclosure can be made smaller than that of conventional acoustic resistors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Bunta Hirai, Satoru Furuyama, Masaaki Mori, Hajime Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10359683
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a portable attachment and communication system that enable a desired image to be displayed with flexibility and lower power consumption in an article worn or carried by a human. The portable attachment is an article including a display body made of an electrophoretic display, the article being carried or worn by a user. The present disclosure can be applied to, for example, a portable attachment, etc. Examples of the portable attachment carried by a user are a bag, a wallet, a key holder, etc. Examples of the portable attachment worn by the user are a hair accessory, a tie, a watch, clothing, etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Masaaki Yamamoto, Yoichi Ito, Yuki Sugiue, Machiko Takematsu, Masakazu Mitsugi, Hiroshi Saeki
  • Publication number: 20190158756
    Abstract: An optical measuring device comprises: a lens to form an image with reflected light from a measuring object; an image sensor to receive the reflected light that has passed through the lens and generate an image representing the measuring object; a driver to drive a drive object, the drive object being at least one of the lens and the image sensor; and a controller to control the optical measuring device. The controller acquires, from the image sensor, a plurality of images generated by the image sensor successively imaging the measuring object while the driver is driving the drive object in accordance with a predetermined driving pattern, and outputs the plurality of images.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Koji YAMAMOTO, Satoshi YOKOTA, Norimasa KUBOTA, Yoshihisa ABE, Yuta YAMANOI, Masaaki CHIGASAKI, Osamu TOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20190157664
    Abstract: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a negative electrode active material represented by: ?(Si material)+?(carbon material), the Si material is one or more kinds selected from the group consisting of SiOx that is a mixture of amorphous SiO2 particles and Si particles and a Si-containing alloy; ? and ? represent % by mass; and 80??+??98, 0.1???40, and 58???97.9 are satisfied), and when area proportions (%) of the Si material and the carbon material in an area of a field of view of each image of cross-sections of the layer in a case where a plurality of arbitrary places is selected in a plane of the layer are designated as S (%) and (100?S) (%), respectively, a difference between a maximum value and a minimum value of S is within 5%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2016
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Kensuke Yamamoto, Wataru Ogihara, Gentaro Kano, Hideaki Tanaka, Youichirou Kondou, Masaaki Suzuki, Tsuyoshi Tanabe, Takashi Nakano
  • Publication number: 20190140261
    Abstract: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes: a negative electrode active material represented by the Formula (1)=? (Si material)+? (carbon material), wherein the Si material is one or more kinds selected from the group consisting of SiOx that is a mixture of amorphous SiO2 particles and Si particles and a Si-containing alloy; ? and ? represent % by mass of each component in the layer; and 80??+??98, 0.1???40, and 58???97.9 are satisfied, and a difference between the maximum value and the minimum value of an area proportion (%) of a binder in an area of the field of view of each image of cross-sections of the layer in a case where a plurality of arbitrary places is selected in a plane of the negative electrode active material layer is within 10%.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2016
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kensuke Yamamoto, Wataru Ogihara, Gentaro Kano, Hideaki Tanaka, Youichirou Kondou, Masaaki Suzuki, Tsuyoshi Tanabe, Takashi Nakano
  • Patent number: 10199785
    Abstract: An adapter is placed between a power outlet and a power plug to electrically connect them. The adapter includes a pair of blade slots and a pair of terminal slots arranged in correspondence with a pair of blades and a pair of earth terminals protruding from a power plug. The pair of blade slots is arranged on a first reference line passing through a center of an adapter body in a radial direction, and is arranged laterally symmetrical with respect to a second reference line. The pair of terminal slots is arranged on the second reference line, and is arranged vertically symmetrical with respect to the first reference line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: FUJI ELECTRIC WIRE INDUSTRIES CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Higashiura, Masaaki Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20180366791
    Abstract: An apparatus according to an embodiment, includes an output terminal; a switch which switches an output state of the output terminal; a battery module which outputs temperature information of a battery cell embedded therein; a contactor which electrically connects a main circuit and the battery module; a BMU which compares a temperature of the battery cell based on the temperature information and a first threshold, opens the contactor and switches the output state, when the temperature of the battery cell is equal to or higher than the first threshold; and a SSU which compares a temperature of the battery cell based on the temperature information with a second threshold, opens the contactor when the temperature of the battery cell is equal to or higher than the second threshold, and switches the output state, wherein the first threshold is lower than the second threshold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Atsumi KONDO, Keizo Hagiwara, Masaaki Yamamoto, Kazuto Kuroda, Masahiro Sekino
  • Patent number: 10106955
    Abstract: A turning control apparatus includes a turning body and a hydraulic motor to turn the turning body. A high-pressure relief circuit relieves hydraulic pressure of a first hydraulic line at a first relief pressure, the first hydraulic line supplying an operating oil to drive the hydraulic motor. A hunting reduction circuit relieves a hydraulic pressure of a second hydraulic line at a pressure lower than the first relief pressure, the second hydraulic line being connected to a deceleration-side hydraulic port from which the operating oil is discharged when the hydraulic motor is being driven. The hunting reduction circuit connected to the deceleration-side hydraulic port is caused to open before an operation lever to operate turning of the turning body returns to a neutral position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2018
    Assignee: SUMITOMO(S.H.I.) CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryuji Shiratani, Hideto Magaki, Minoru Okuyama, Masaaki Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10059834
    Abstract: The present invention addresses the problem of providing a rubber vibration isolator composition with which low temperature characteristics can be significantly improved while maintaining basic strength characteristics (hardness, tensile elongation, tensile strength), and a rubber vibration isolator obtained by curing said rubber composition. The present invention provides a rubber vibration isolator composition characterized in containing natural rubber, a high cis content isoprene rubber, a crosslinking agent and an aromatic sulfonamide having a specified chemical structure. The high cis content isoprene rubber refers to the cis-1,4 bond content being at least 95%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Masaaki Yamamoto