Patents by Inventor Masahiro Abe

Masahiro Abe 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: 11449288
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a first controller that performs control that does not depend on hardware; a second controller that is connected to the first controller through a communication path and performs control that depends on the hardware; and a memory in which first attribute information reflecting a first attribute of the first controller and second attribute information reflecting a second attribute of the second controller are stored. The first controller acquires a first control program for the first controller that is associated with a combination of the first attribute information and the second attribute information and performs control on a basis of the first control program, and the second controller acquires a second control program for the second controller that is associated with a combination of the first attribute information and the second attribute information and performs control on a basis of the second control program.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Kenji Imamura, Shinho Ikeda, Masahiro Kobata, Takanori Fukuoka, Yuji Murata, Kazuhiko Abe
  • Patent number: 11436871
    Abstract: A living body determination device includes: a light irradiation device that irradiates a measuring object with a first light including a plurality of spectrums; a spectroscopic device that disperses a light at intensity depending on a wavelength and outputs the light; an image acquisition device that receives the light output by the spectroscopic device and outputs image information representing brightness depending on the intensity of the light; and a control unit. The control unit, for each spectrum of the first light, acquires image information with respect to the measuring object from the image acquisition device, based on the image information, selects one or more areas, for each of the areas, acquires spectroscopic information, and based on whether the spectroscopic information satisfies a predetermined condition, determines whether the measuring object is a living body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuji Ohno, Masahiro Kubo, Katsumi Abe, Ersin Altintas, Takeshi Akagawa, Tetsuri Ariyama
  • Publication number: 20220275534
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a method of producing a peptide library including a step of bringing a peptide library including peptides having an amino acid sequence containing at least one Trp or derivative thereof into contact with a prenylation enzyme and prenylating at least a part of amino acid residues contained in at least some of the peptides.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2019
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Inventors: Hiroaki Suga, Yuki Goto, Ikuro Abe, Masahiro Okada, Sumika Inoue
  • Patent number: 11426866
    Abstract: A robot that includes a base that is provided with a flat installation surface member that is disposed on an installation target surface and a columnar member that extends upward from the installation surface member; and a first arm, one end of which is supported so as to be rotatable about a first horizontal axis located above the columnar member of the base and that has a motion range below the first horizontal axis. The columnar member has a length that is equal to or longer than the length of the first arm and has a uniform transverse sectional area that is the same as the first arm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: FANUC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazutaka Nakayama, Kenichirou Abe, Masahiro Morioka
  • Publication number: 20220260067
    Abstract: [Object] To provide a fluid control apparatus having a diaphragm structure and small flow path resistance. [Solving Means] A fluid control apparatus according to the present technology includes a first space, two flat plate members, a drive mechanism, a second space, a first check valve, and a second check valve. The first space has an inlet and an outlet. The two flat plate members face each other via the first space, and at least one of the flat plate members is an elastic body having flexibility. The drive mechanism bends the elastic body. The second space adjoins the first space, communicates with the first space via the inlet, and has a suction port. The first check valve allows fluid to flow from the suction port to the first space via the inlet. The third space adjoins the first space, communicates with the first space via the outlet, and has a discharge port. The second check valve allows the fluid to flow from the first space to the discharge port via the outlet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2020
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Inventors: Hiroshi SUZUKI, Masahiro SATO, Koji FUKUMOTO, Yuya HORIUCHI, Hironobu ABE, Hiroto KAWAGUCHI, Kazuhiro HONGO, Takuma MATSUSHITA, Daisuke MIZUTA, Kentaro YOSHIDA
  • Patent number: 11416189
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a first controller that performs control that does not depend on hardware; a second controller that is connected to the first controller through a communication path and performs control that depends on the hardware; and a memory in which first attribute information reflecting a first attribute of the first controller and second attribute information reflecting a second attribute of the second controller are stored. The first controller acquires a first control program for the first controller that is associated with a combination of the first attribute information and the second attribute information and performs control on a basis of the first control program, and the second controller acquires a second control program for the second controller that is associated with a combination of the first attribute information and the second attribute information and performs control on a basis of the second control program.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Kenji Imamura, Shinho Ikeda, Masahiro Kobata, Takanori Fukuoka, Yuji Murata, Kazuhiko Abe
  • Publication number: 20220157520
    Abstract: A method of producing a compound for bonded magnets, the method including: heat-curing a thermosetting resin and a curing agent having a ratio of the number of reactive groups of the curing agent to the number of reactive groups of the thermosetting resin of at least 2 but not higher than 11 to obtain an additive for bonded magnets; and kneading the additive for bonded magnets, magnetic powder, and a thermoplastic resin to obtain a compound for bonded magnets in which a filling ratio of the magnetic powder is at least 91.5% by mass.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2021
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi YAMANAKA, Takayuki YANO, Shuichi TADA, Masahiro ABE, Kenta IWAI
  • Patent number: 11295903
    Abstract: A pressure sensitive sensor is composed of a cylindrical shape body including therein an inner peripheral surface and a hollow portion along a longitudinal direction of that cylindrical shape body, and being made of an elastic electrical insulating member, and a plurality of electrode wires arranged in a helical shape along the inner peripheral surface of the cylindrical shape body, and arranged in such a manner as to have no contact with each other. In the pressure sensitive sensor, in a cross-sectional view perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the cylindrical shape body, at least some part of the inner peripheral surface of the cylindrical shape body lying between adjacent ones of the plurality of the electrode wires on the inner peripheral surface of the cylindrical shape body is formed in an inner side in radial directions of a circle passing through centers of the plurality of the electrode wires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: HITACHI METALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Keisuke Sugita, Masahiro Abe
  • Publication number: 20220103036
    Abstract: A yoke for a rotor of an axial gap motor, having a plurality of recesses at a surface to be bonded to a bonded magnet, at least one of the recesses penetrating the yoke radially to an inner periphery or an outer periphery, wherein a maximum width of an inside part of at least one of the recesses is larger than that of an open part of the recess.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2021
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kohei IHARA, Masahiro ABE, Rie YOSHIDA, Satoshi YAMANAKA
  • Publication number: 20210304917
    Abstract: A wire harness includes a multi-core cable including a group of cables composed of a plurality of cables, and a sheath provided around the group of cables, and a resin mold covering the group of cables at a cable branching portion where the group of cables exposed from an end of the sheath of the multi-core cable are branched. An outermost layer of each cable constituting the group of cables includes polyolefin or thermoplastic polyurethane. When the sheath includes polyolefins, the group of cables includes at least one cable including an outermost layer including thermoplastic polyurethane. When the sheath includes thermoplastic polyurethane, the group of cables includes at least one cable having an outermost layer comprising polyolefin. The resin mold includes a resin composition of a polymer alloy of a first polymer including at least one of polyamide polymer, polyester polymer, and thermoplastic polyurethane and a second polymer including polyolefin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Keisuke SUGITA, Masahiro ABE
  • Publication number: 20210287832
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composite component including a metal component having a substantially cylindrical shape or a substantially annular shape, and a ring-shaped bonded magnet disposed on the outer periphery of the metal component, the ring-shaped bonded magnet containing a thermoplastic resin, magnetic particles, and rubber particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Rie YOSHIDA, Masahiro ABE, Michiya KUME, Kohei IHARA, Shuichi TADA
  • Publication number: 20210213898
    Abstract: Provided is a bumper capable of improving a maneuvering stability of a vehicle. The bumper is a front bumper 7 to be attached to a front lower portion of a vehicle 1. Flow-straightening protrusions 31 each formed along a vehicular front-rear direction are provided on a lower portion of the front bumper 7 in a way such that they are aligned along a vehicular width direction across a region on an extended line 36 of a vehicular width direction inner end portion 2T of each of front wheels 2L, 2R of the vehicle 1. Thus, the occurrence of turbulent flows around the front wheels 2L, 2R can be restricted so that a vehicle stability can be improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2020
    Publication date: July 15, 2021
    Applicant: HONDA ACCESS CORP.
    Inventors: Ryo Shiogai, Seiko Fukuda, Takashi Yuzawa, Masahiro Abe, Jun Takada
  • Patent number: 11056255
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composite component including a metal component having a substantially cylindrical shape or a substantially annular shape, and a ring-shaped bonded magnet disposed on the outer periphery of the metal component, the ring-shaped bonded magnet containing a thermoplastic resin, magnetic particles, and rubber particles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Rie Yoshida, Masahiro Abe, Michiya Kume, Kohei Ihara, Shuichi Tada
  • Patent number: 11008355
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a crystal of 3?-sialyllactose (hereinafter, referred to as 3SL), which is easily handled, and has high storage stability at normal temperature as well as under high temperature conditions, and provide a process for producing the same. The present invention relates to a 3SL sodium salt n-hydrate (wherein n represents any number of 0 to 9, and when n is 0, it is referred to as 3SL sodium salt anhydrate) and a process for producing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: KYOWA HAKKO BIO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoya Yokoi, Hiroshi Nagano, Kikue Mase, Masahiro Abe
  • Publication number: 20210055176
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a pressure-sensitive sensor includes providing an extruder that includes a cylindrical die, a mandrel arranged inside the die and having plural helical grooves on an outer circumferential surface, and an annular outlet sandwiched between the die and the mandrel, and by using the extruder, performing simultaneous extrusion-molding of an elastic insulating material and an elastic conductive material by supplying the elastic conductive material into not less than two of the grooves from the inside of the mandrel while extruding the elastic insulating material, so as to form a pressure-sensitive sensor. The sensor includes a tubular body including an elastic insulation and having a hollow portion along a longitudinal direction, and not less than two conductive ribs including an elastic conductor and helically provided along an inner circumferential surface of the hollow portion of the tubular body so as to protrude inward from the inner circumferential surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: Hitachi Metals, Ltd.
    Inventors: Keisuke SUGITA, Masahiro ABE
  • Patent number: 10890495
    Abstract: A pressure-sensitive sensor includes a hollow tubular member including an elastic insulation, plural electrode wires spaced from one another and held on an inner circumferential surface of the tubular member, and helical ribs formed on at least one of inner and outer circumferential surfaces of the tubular member along a longitudinal direction thereof. The electrode wires are helically arranged along the longitudinal direction. A helical direction of the helical ribs of the tubular member is a same as a helical direction of the helically-arranged electrode wires.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: HITACHI METALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Keisuke Sugita, Masahiro Abe
  • Patent number: 10879100
    Abstract: A device includes a substrate holding unit 25 configured to hold a substrate and be movable in a transversal direction to transfer the substrate from one module to another module; a first detecting unit 3 configured to detect a position of the substrate on the substrate holding unit 25 before the substrate holding unit 25 transfers the substrate into the another module after receiving the substrate from the one module; second detecting units 55 and 56 configured to detect a position deviation between a position of the substrate holding unit 25, which is located at a temporary position set to transfer the substrate into the another module, and the temporary position; and a position determining unit 10 configured to determine a transfer position where the substrate is transferred into the another module based on the position of the substrate on the substrate holding unit 25 and the position deviation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventors: Tokutarou Hayashi, Hiroki Harada, Akihiro Teramoto, Tooru Tokimatu, Masahiro Abe, Kazutoshi Ishimaru
  • Patent number: 10866155
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a pressure-sensitive sensor includes providing an extruder that includes a cylindrical die, a mandrel arranged inside the die and having plural helical grooves on an outer circumferential surface, and an annular outlet sandwiched between the die and the mandrel, and by using the extruder, performing simultaneous extrusion-molding of an elastic insulating material and an elastic conductive material by supplying the elastic conductive material into not less than two of the grooves from the inside of the mandrel while extruding the elastic insulating material, so as to form a pressure-sensitive sensor. The sensor includes a tubular body including an elastic insulation and having a hollow portion along a longitudinal direction, and not less than two conductive ribs including an elastic conductor and helically provided along an inner circumferential surface of the hollow portion of the tubular body so as to protrude inward from the inner circumferential surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Hitachi Metals, Ltd.
    Inventors: Keisuke Sugita, Masahiro Abe
  • Publication number: 20200388446
    Abstract: A pressure sensitive sensor is composed of a cylindrical shape body including therein an inner peripheral surface and a hollow portion along a longitudinal direction of that cylindrical shape body, and being made of an elastic electrical insulating member, and a plurality of electrode wires arranged in a helical shape along the inner peripheral surface of the cylindrical shape body, and arranged in such a manner as to have no contact with each other. In the pressure sensitive sensor, in a cross-sectional view perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the cylindrical shape body, at least some part of the inner peripheral surface of the cylindrical shape body lying between adjacent ones of the plurality of the electrode wires on the inner peripheral surface of the cylindrical shape body is formed in an inner side in radial directions of a circle passing through centers of the plurality of the electrode wires.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Keisuke SUGITA, Masahiro ABE
  • Publication number: 20200388449
    Abstract: A method configured to produce a pressure-sensitive sensor composed of a cylindrical-shape body including therein a hollow portion along a longitudinal direction of that sensor, and being made of an elastic electrical insulating member, and a plurality of electrode wires arranged helically along an inner peripheral surface of the cylindrical-shape body and arranged in such a manner as to have no contact with each other. The method includes, with an extruder with a head, extrusion-molding the cylindrical-shape body while running the plurality of electrode wires into that head in such a manner that a periphery of the plurality of electrode wires is coated with the cylindrical-shape body, and taking up the cylindrical-shape body and the plurality of electrode wires ejected from the extruder while rotating the cylindrical-shape body and the plurality of electrode wires in a circumferential direction of the sensor, to thereby helically arrange the plurality of electrode wires.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Keisuke SUGITA, Masahiro ABE