Patents by Inventor Masahiro Kamiya

Masahiro Kamiya 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: 11043320
    Abstract: A dust core includes a metal magnetic material, a resin, and an insulation film. The insulation film contacts with a surface of the metal magnetic material and covers the metal magnetic material. The insulation film includes a first film and a second film. The first film contacts with the surface of the metal magnetic material. The second film contacts with a surface of the first film. A density of the first film is higher than a density of the second film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Kamiya, Yasuhide Yamashita, Chiomi Sato, Yousuke Futamata, Ryoma Nakazawa, Takeshi Takahashi, Hiroyuki Ono
  • Patent number: 11040132
    Abstract: Disclosed is an artificial heart and lung apparatus (100) that can be connected to a patient (P), and transfers removed blood to a human body via a roller pump (120), the system including: the roller pump (120); a blood removal line (101) which transfers removed blood to the roller pump (120); a first blood transfer line (104) that transfers blood, which is transferred from the roller pump (120), to the human body; a blood removal rate sensor (111) that is provided in the blood removal line (101); and a control unit (140), in which the control unit (140) performs control such that a blood transfer rate of the roller pump (120) is in a specific range with respect to a blood removal rate measured by a blood removal rate sensor (111).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: SENKO MEDICAL INSTRUMENT MFG. CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinari Niimi, Masahiro Kamiya
  • Patent number: 11022923
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes: a housing part that is capable of housing a plurality of recording materials in such a manner that one recording material is put on another; a transport part that transports a recording material from the housing part; and a hardware processor that detects a kind of the recording material transported by the transport part, detects an amount of the recording materials housed in the housing part, detects replacement of recording materials housed in the housing part, or addition of recording materials in the housing part, on the basis of a result of the detection by the hardware processor, and, on the basis of a result of the detection by the hardware processor, switches whether or not to execute, by the hardware processor, the kind detection of the recording materials housed in the housing part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventors: Shota Igo, Masahiro Kamiya, Katsuyuki Ikuta, Toshio Tsuboi, Tatsuya Eguchi
  • Publication number: 20200384181
    Abstract: An artificial heart and lung apparatus (100) includes a roller pump (120); a blood removal line (101); a first blood transfer line (104); a blood removal rate sensor (111); a control unit (140) that performs the linked control of the roller pump (120) in correspondence with a blood removal rate; and a blood transfer rate adjustment unit (160) that instructs the roller pump (120) to transfer a blood transfer rate. The blood transfer rate adjustment unit (160) includes an operation amount input unit to which an operation amount from an arbitrary circumferential position can be input, and which outputs a pulse signal according to the input operation amount, and a counter that adds and subtracts pulse signals output from the operation amount input unit, and outputs a resultant as blood transfer rate adjustment data, and the counter performs a counting operation with respect to the circumferential position of the operation amount input unit when blood transfer control transitions to the normal control.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshinari NIIMI, Katsunori TANAKA, Masahiro KIHARA, Munehiro KISHI, Taku MARUYA, Masanori YOSHIHARA, Masahiro KAMIYA
  • Publication number: 20200307935
    Abstract: Provided is a sheet conveyance apparatus armored with a housing, the sheet conveyance apparatus includes: a sheet conveyor that feeds a sheet to a downstream side in a direction of conveyance; a conveyance guide that guides the sheet to be conveyed; an ultrasonic sensor that detects the sheet guided by the conveyance guide; and a shield member that is conductive, wherein the ultrasonic sensor includes: a transmitter that transmits an ultrasonic wave having a predetermined frequency; and a receiver that receives the ultrasonic wave, the transmitter and the receiver are arranged along the conveyance guide, and the shield member is disposed between the housing and the receiver in a sheet-face perpendicular direction at an ultrasonic-irradiation position of the sheet being conveyed, the shield member covering an entirety of the receiver in plan view in the sheet-face perpendicular direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: MASAHIRO NONOYAMA, MASAHIRO KAMIYA, KATSUHIDE SAKAI, JUNICHI MASUDA, TAKU KIMURA
  • Patent number: 10786617
    Abstract: The preset invention discloses an artificial heart and lung apparatus (100) including a roller pump (120); a blood removal line (101); a first blood transfer line (104); a blood removal rate sensor (111) and a control unit (140) that performs linked control of the roller pump (120) in correspondence with a blood removal rate. The control unit (140) is capable of detecting that the blood removal rate deviates from a blood removal condition set in advance, and out-of-set condition blood removal is performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: SENKO MEDICAL INSTRUMENT MFG. CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinari Niimi, Katsunori Tanaka, Masahiro Kihara, Munehiro Kishi, Taku Maruya, Masanori Yoshihara, Masahiro Kamiya
  • Patent number: 10751463
    Abstract: An artificial heart and lung apparatus includes a roller pump; a blood removal line; a first blood transfer line; a blood removal rate sensor; a control unit that performs the linked control of the roller pump in correspondence with a blood removal rate; and a blood transfer rate adjustment unit that instructs the roller pump to transfer a blood transfer rate. The blood transfer rate adjustment unit includes an operation amount input unit to which an operation amount from an arbitrary circumferential position can be input, and which outputs a pulse signal according to the input operation amount. A counter adds and subtracts pulse signals output from the operation amount input unit, and outputs a resultant as blood transfer rate adjustment data. The counter performs a counting operation with respect to the circumferential position of the operation amount input unit when blood transfer control transitions to the normal control.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: SENKO MEDICAL INSTRUMENT MFG. CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinari Niimi, Katsunori Tanaka, Masahiro Kihara, Munehiro Kishi, Taku Maruya, Masanori Yoshihara, Masahiro Kamiya
  • Publication number: 20200201233
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes: a conveyance path that conveys a sheet; registration rollers that are arranged across the conveyance path and each comprise a nip part; a sheet locking member that locks a front end of a sheet conveyed in the conveyance path, where the sheet locking member swings between a first attitude and a second attitude, in the first attitude the sheet locking member locks the sheet on an upstream side of the nip part, and in the second attitude the sheet locking member is retracted to a downstream side of the nip part and allows the sheet to pass through the nip part; an energizer that energizes the sheet locking member to maintain the first attitude; and a hardware processor that detects deterioration of the energizer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventors: Taku Kimura, Masahiro Kamiya, Junichi Masuda, Masahiro Nonoyama, Kouei Cho, Akimasa Ishikawa
  • Patent number: 10659641
    Abstract: Disclosed is an image forming apparatus, which may execute a job including printing an image. The disclosed image forming apparatus may include: a printer; a detector that may detect a property of a printing paper sheet, the printing paper sheet being a paper sheet used by the printer in the printing; and a determinator that may, on the basis of the property detected by the detector and a situation of the job, determine conditions for executing the printing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventors: Katsuyuki Ikuta, Masahiro Kamiya, Shota Igo
  • Patent number: 10638010
    Abstract: A control device that controls an image former, includes: a second power supply that performs power feeding to a detector during a power feeding suspension period during which power feeding from a first power supply to the image former and the detector is not performed, the detector detecting an environment variable around the image former, the environment variable affecting quality of an image formed by the image former; and a determiner that determines a control condition for the image former in accordance with a result of detection performed by the detector during the power feeding suspension period, when power feeding from the first power supply to the image former is started at an end of the power feeding suspension period and the image former enters an image formation ready state in which the image former can perform image formation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventors: Katsuyuki Ikuta, Takeshi Tamada, Yoshihito Sasamoto, Masahiro Kamiya, Shota Igo
  • Publication number: 20190373124
    Abstract: Disclosed is an image forming apparatus, which may execute a job including printing an image. The disclosed image forming apparatus may include: a printer; a detector that may detect a property of a printing paper sheet, the printing paper sheet being a paper sheet used by the printer in the printing; and a determinator that may, on the basis of the property detected by the detector and a situation of the job, determine conditions for executing the printing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventors: Katsuyuki IKUTA, Masahiro KAMIYA, Shota IGO
  • Patent number: 10412243
    Abstract: An image formation device for executing a printing job to form a toner image on a record sheet includes: an operation panel configured to move between a first position at which the operation panel protrudes from a front of a device body and a second position at which the operation panel is retracted to a device body side with respect to the first position. The device further includes an acquisition device configured to obtain state information indicating a state of the device body; and a hardware processor configured to determine, based on the obtained state information, whether the state of the device body is a state requiring a user access to the device body or a state of accessing to the device body. The device retracts the operation panel to the second position when a determination result is positive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventors: Masahiro Kamiya, Naoto Sugaya, Chao Ye
  • Publication number: 20190196381
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes: a housing part that is capable of housing a plurality of recording materials in such a manner that one recording material is put on another; a transport part that transports a recording material from the housing part; and a hardware processor that detects a kind of the recording material transported by the transport part, detects an amount of the recording materials housed in the housing part, detects replacement of recording materials housed in the housing part, or addition of recording materials in the housing part, on the basis of a result of the detection by the hardware processor, and, on the basis of a result of the detection by the hardware processor, switches whether or not to execute, by the hardware processor, the kind detection of the recording materials housed in the housing part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Shota IGO, Masahiro KAMIYA, Katsuyuki IKUTA, Toshio TSUBOI, Tatsuya EGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20180335821
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a first device and a second device, the first device includes a first power receiving member, a first switcher, a first power supply circuit, a failure detector, a second switcher, and a first electrical load, and the second device includes a second power receiving member, a second power supply circuit, a distributor, a third switcher, a second electrical load, and a hardware processor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2018
    Publication date: November 22, 2018
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Masahiro Kamiya, Takeshi Tamada, Yoshihito Sasamoto, Katsuyuki Ikuta, Shota Igo
  • Publication number: 20180294084
    Abstract: A dust core includes a metal magnetic material, a resin, and an insulation film. The insulation film contacts with a surface of the metal magnetic material and covers the metal magnetic material. The insulation film includes a first film and a second film. The first film contacts with the surface of the metal magnetic material. The second film contacts with a surface of the first film. A density of the first film is higher than a density of the second film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2018
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro KAMIYA, Yasuhide YAMASHITA, Chiomi SATO, Yousuke FUTAMATA, Ryoma NAKAZAWA, Takeshi TAKAHASHI, Hiroyuki ONO
  • Publication number: 20180289887
    Abstract: Disclosed is an artificial heart and lung apparatus (100) that can be connected to a patient (P), and transfers removed blood to a human body via a roller pump (120), the system including: the roller pump (120); a blood removal line (101) which transfers removed blood to the roller pump (120); a first blood transfer line (104) that transfers blood, which is transferred from the roller pump (120), to the human body; a blood removal rate sensor (111) that is provided in the blood removal line (101); and a control unit (140), in which the control unit (140) performs control such that a blood transfer rate of the roller pump (120) is in a specific range with respect to a blood removal rate measured by a blood removal rate sensor (111).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Inventors: Yoshinari NIIMI, Masahiro KAMIYA
  • Publication number: 20180270381
    Abstract: A control device that controls an image former, includes: a second power supply that performs power feeding to a detector during a power feeding suspension period during which power feeding from a first power supply to the image former and the detector is not performed, the detector detecting an environment variable around the image former, the environment variable affecting quality of an image formed by the image former; and a determiner that determines a control condition for the image former in accordance with a result of detection performed by the detector during the power feeding suspension period, when power feeding from the first power supply to the image former is started at an end of the power feeding suspension period and the image former enters an image formation ready state in which the image former can perform image formation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2018
    Publication date: September 20, 2018
    Applicant: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventors: KATSUYUKI IKUTA, TAKESHI TAMADA, YOSHIHITO SASAMOTO, MASAHIRO KAMIYA, SHOTA IGO
  • Publication number: 20180073939
    Abstract: An isolated signal transmission device includes a resistor element and a heat flow sensor. The resistor element generates heat as a result of a current based on an inputted signal being applied to the resistor element. The heat flow sensor is provided such as to be electrically isolated from the resistor element. The heat flow sensor detects an amount of heat flowing to the heat flow sensor itself when the resistor element generates heat. The heat flow sensor outputs a signal based on the detected amount of heat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Applicant: DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED
    Inventors: Hiroki MIYAGAWA, Masahiro KAMIYA
  • Publication number: 20170272593
    Abstract: An image formation device for executing a printing job to form a toner image on a record sheet includes: an operation panel configured to move between a first position at which the operation panel protrudes from a front of a device body and a second position at which the operation panel is retracted to a device body side with respect to the first position; an acquisition device configured to obtain state information indicating a state of the device body; and a hardware processor configured to determine, based on the obtained state information, whether the state of the device body is a state requiring a user access to the device body or a state of accessing to the device body and to retract the operation panel to the second position when a determination result is positive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2017
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Applicant: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventors: Masahiro KAMIYA, Naoto SUGAYA, Chao YE
  • Publication number: 20170232182
    Abstract: The preset invention discloses an artificial heart and lung apparatus (100) including a roller pump (120); a blood removal line (101); a first blood transfer line (104); a blood removal rate sensor (111) and a control unit (140) that performs linked control of the roller pump (120) in correspondence with a blood removal rate. The control unit (140) is capable of detecting that the blood removal rate deviates from a blood removal condition set in advance, and out-of-set condition blood removal is performed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2015
    Publication date: August 17, 2017
    Applicant: SENKO MEDICAL INSTRUMENT Mfg. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshinari NIIMI, Katsunori TANAKA, Masahiro KIHARA, Munehiro KISHI, Taku MARUYA, Masanori YOSHIHARA, Masahiro KAMIYA