Patents by Inventor Masahiro Kubo

Masahiro Kubo 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: 20210220895
    Abstract: A method of producing a hot press-formed product, in which a die includes a hard layer having a skewness (Rsk), as measured in a direction from the outside of a die hole toward an inside of the die hole, of from ?5.0 to 1.2, and a hardness Hv_Die of from HV 1,000 to 1,800, over the entirety of a region of a steel sheet contact surface that is adjacent to a die shoulder portion. The steel sheet contact surface is a surface located outside of the die hole and configured to contact a hot-dip galvannealed steel sheet that is to be subjected to hot press forming.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2019
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro KUBO, Naruhiko NOMURA, Toshiya SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20210205871
    Abstract: A panel-shaped formed product made of a metal sheet includes a top panel portion, an opening portion, and a vertical wall portion. The top panel portion is polygonal. The opening portion is provided in the top panel portion. The vertical wall portion extends from at least not less than two adjacent borders among the borders of the top panel portion. At least one pair of each vertical wall portion of pairs of adjacent vertical wall portions of the vertical wall portions has a stepped portion. As a result, the panel shaped formed product has fewer defects such as cracks and wrinkles even when it has a shape that is difficult to form.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 23, 2021
    Publication date: July 8, 2021
    Inventors: Kenichiro OTSUKA, Yoshiaki NAKAZAWA, Naruhiko NOMURA, Toshiya SUZUKI, Masahiro KUBO
  • Patent number: 11035022
    Abstract: Provided are a metal sheet, a method of producing a metal sheet, a method of producing a molded product of a metal sheet, and a molded product of a metal sheet, in which occurrence of surface roughness is inhibited. Provided are a metal sheet satisfying conditions (a1), (b1) or (c1) at the surface and a method for producing the metal sheet. Also provided are a method for producing a molded product of a metal sheet using the metal sheet, and a molded product of the metal sheet. (a1) The area fraction of crystal grains having a crystal orientation divergent by 20° or more from a (111) plane and by 20° or more from a (001) plane is from 0.25 to 0.35, and the average crystal grain size is less than 16 ?m. (b1) The area fraction of crystal grains having a crystal orientation divergent by 20° or more from a (111) plane and by 20° or more from a (001) plane is from 0.15 to 0.30, and the average crystal grain size is 16 ?m or more. (c1) The area fraction of crystal grains with a Taylor Factor value from 3.0 to 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Kubo, Yoshiaki Nakazawa
  • Patent number: 11014139
    Abstract: A process of pressing a blank to form an intermediate formed component configured including a top plate, the ridge lines at short direction ends of the top plate, and vertical walls facing each other in a state extending from the respective ridge lines and at least one of the vertical walls configuring a curved wall curving as viewed from an upper side of the top plate, such that a step projecting toward an opposite side to a side on which the vertical walls face each other is formed to the curved wall so as to run along a length direction of the top plate. The method includes pressing the intermediate formed component to narrow a projection width of the step, or to move a portion of the curved wall where the vertical walls face each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Kubo, Hiroshi Yoshida, Takashi Miyagi, Toshiya Suzuki, Yoshiaki Nakazawa
  • Patent number: 11000890
    Abstract: A panel-shaped formed product made of a metal sheet includes a top panel portion, an opening portion, and a vertical wall portion. The top panel portion is polygonal. The opening portion is provided in the top panel portion. The vertical wall portion extends from at least not less than two adjacent borders among the borders of the top panel portion. At least one pair of each vertical wall portion of pairs of adjacent vertical wall portions of the vertical wall portions has a stepped portion. As a result, the panel shaped formed product has fewer defects such as cracks and wrinkles even when it has a shape that is difficult to form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenichiro Otsuka, Yoshiaki Nakazawa, Naruhiko Nomura, Toshiya Suzuki, Masahiro Kubo
  • Patent number: 11000219
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide an electrocardiogram measurement apparatus capable of significantly reducing the number of electrodes and measuring even a faint signal. The present invention provides an electrocardiogram measurement apparatus including a first electrode and a second electrode to be brought into contact with a body surface near an artery, an electrocardiogram measurement means for measuring a signal obtained from the first electrode and the second electrode, an artery position measurement means for identifying a position at which a measured value of a measured signal is largest as a position of an artery; and a notification means for notifying a user of information indicating the position of an artery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tetsuri Ariyama, Masahiro Kubo, Katsumi Abe, Ersin Altintas, Yuji Ohno, Takeshi Akagawa
  • Publication number: 20210134395
    Abstract: An early infectious disease sign detection device includes: an early infectious disease sign detection unit that generates early sign information indicating an early sign that a determination target patient is going to develop an infectious disease, by using learning data indicating a result of learning about biological information of a patient who has developed the infectious disease among a plurality of patients, and biological information acquired for the determination target patient; and an action information output unit that outputs action information for the infectious disease for the determination target patient, based on the early sign information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro HAYASHITANI, Masahiro KUBO, Shigemi KITAHARA
  • Publication number: 20210114074
    Abstract: A method of producing a hot press-formed product includes subjecting an Al-plated steel sheet having a zinc compound layer or a metallic zinc layer, as an outermost layer, provided on an Al plating layer to hot press forming using a die. The die includes a hard layer having a skewness (Rsk), as measured in a direction from the outside of a die hole toward the inside of the die hole, of 1.3 or less and a hardness Hv_Die of HV 2,000 or more, over the entirety of a region of a steel sheet contact surface that is adjacent to a die shoulder portion. The steel sheet contact surface is a surface located outside of the die hole and configured to contact the Al-plated steel sheet that is to be subjected to the hot press forming.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro KUBO, Soshi FUJITA, Yoshiaki NAKAZAWA, Hideaki IRIKAWA, Masahiro FUDA
  • Publication number: 20210113097
    Abstract: This heart failure degree-of-exacerbation determination system comprises a storage device (11) and an arithmetic device (12). The arithmetic device (12) includes a heart failure degree-of-exacerbation determination means (121) for determining the degree-of-exacerbation of heart failure, on the basis of stored information which is stored in the storage device (11) and the correlation among a plurality of evaluation values which are associated with a acral portion of a patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2019
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Yuji OHNO, Masahiro KUBO, Katsumi ABE, Ersin ALTINTAS, Takeshi AKAGAWA, Tetsuri ARIYAMA, Hiroaki SHIMOKAWA, Yasuhiko SAKATA, Ryuji TUBURAYA
  • Publication number: 20210074413
    Abstract: A data management system is provided with: a storage unit for storing examination information including at least an examination item, an examination location, a consultation location, and a required examination time, the examination item including examination names of a plurality of examinations; an acquisition unit for acquiring patient information relating to severity and an identifier for identifying the patient to be examined; a calculation unit for calculating, in accordance with the patient, the necessary travel time for traveling from the examination location or consultation location at which a completed examination or consultation was performed to the next examination location or consultation location at which the next examination or consultation subsequent to the examination or consultation is to be performed, based on the patient information and the examination information; and a generating unit for generating a patient examination schedule based on the examination information, the patient informati
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2018
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro HAYASHITANI, Kosuke HOMMA, Masahiro KUBO, Shigemi KITAHARA
  • Patent number: 10944947
    Abstract: A processor device includes: an image acquisition unit that acquires a static image of an object to be observed; an embedding unit that embeds a correction profile, which is created by a creation unit according to tone change-related information about a change in the tone of the static image, in the static image; and an output unit that outputs the static image, in which the correction profile is embedded, to the outside. In an image display device, a static image in which a correction profile is embedded is received and correction is performed on the static image by using the correction profile. Then, the static image on which the subjected has been performed is displayed on a display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventor: Masahiro Kubo
  • Publication number: 20210017623
    Abstract: Provided are a metal sheet, a method of producing a metal sheet, a method of producing a molded product of a metal sheet, and a molded product of a metal sheet, in which occurrence of surface roughness is inhibited. Provided are a metal sheet satisfying conditions (a1), (b1) or (c1) at the surface and a method for producing the metal sheet. Also provided are a method for producing a molded product of a metal sheet using the metal sheet, and a molded product of the metal sheet. (a1) The area fraction of crystal grains having a crystal orientation divergent by 20° or more from a (111) plane and by 20° or more from a (001) plane is from 0.25 to 0.35, and the average crystal grain size is less than 16 ?m. (b1) The area fraction of crystal grains having a crystal orientation divergent by 20° or more from a (111) plane and by 20° or more from a (001) plane is from 0.15 to 0.30, and the average crystal grain size is 16 ?m or more. (c1) The area fraction of crystal grains with a Taylor Factor value from 3.0 to 3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro KUBO, Yoshiaki NAKAZAWA
  • Patent number: 10858519
    Abstract: A near-infrared absorbing composition including a near-infrared absorbing dye [A], a resin-based dispersant [B1] having an amine value in the range from 20 to 200 (mg KOH/g), and a binder resin [C] having a weight average molecular weight in the range from 5,000 to 40,000 and an acid value of 130 mg KOH/g or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignees: TOYO INK SC HOLDINGS CO., LTD., TOYOCOLOR CO., LTD., TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD
    Inventors: Kazumichi Haraguchi, Kazunori Yamada, Masahiro Kubo, Koichi Minato
  • Publication number: 20200373006
    Abstract: This medical information processing system is provided with: an operation policy input unit which receives a selection of an operation policy defining a plurality of operation policies which can be taken by a hospital as a whole; a model learning unit which refers to a database being managed so as to be accessible in the hospital, and generates, for each selectable operation policy, a maximization model of each operation policy with respect to an environmental change of the hospital; and a behavior optimization unit which, using the maximization model of the operation policy selected by the operation policy input unit, generates decision assistance information for a healthcare worker with respect to each patient that maximizes the overall efficiency of the hospital in accordance with the environmental change of the hospital.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2018
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Masahiro KUBO, Masahiro HAYASHITANI, Yuji OHNO, Toshinori HOSOI, Shigemi KITAHARA
  • Publication number: 20200365256
    Abstract: The present invention addresses the problem of improving a task of a medical staff person. A patient status determination device includes: an indication unit that indicates to the medical staff person, in order, a plurality of items to be measured for the patient; a reaction recognition unit that recognizes a reaction from the medical staff person to the indicated items, and outputs the recognized result; and a score determination unit that determines the score for the indicated items on the basis of the recognized result, and outputs the determined score. The indication unit indicates to the medical staff person each of the plurality of items in the form of at least one question associated with the items.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro HAYASHITANI, Yuan LUO, Masahiro KUBO, Shigemi KITAHARA
  • Publication number: 20200365255
    Abstract: The present invention assists a medical practitioner in making a highly reliable determination of a discharge destination. The medical information processing device according to the present invention is provided with: an acquiring unit for acquiring a discharge destination prediction result that is the result of predicting the discharge destination, and a model related to the discharge destination prediction result, the model being for classifying the discharge destination using a data item included in an electronic medical record as an explanatory variable; an extraction unit for extracting, from the model, a data item that affects the discharge destination prediction and that satisfies a predetermined condition; and an output unit for correlating and outputting the data item with the discharge destination prediction result on the basis of the extraction result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Masahiro HAYASHITANI, Yutaka TSUBOISHI, Shuuya MAEDA, Masahiro KUBO
  • Publication number: 20200350061
    Abstract: A medical information processing system comprises: an input unit that receives input of electronic chart information for a patient being treated; a machine learning unit that refers to an electronic chart information group for each patient, the information group being obtained on the basis of an inpatient of an acute care facility, and performs machine learning about the discharge destination, from the acute care facility, of each patient; and a discharge-destination prediction unit that predicts the discharge destination of the patient being treated from the received electronic chart information of the patient being treated, on the basis of the learning results obtained from the machine learning unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2018
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro HAYASHITANI, Masahiro KUBO, Shigemi KITAHARA
  • Patent number: 10820786
    Abstract: An endoscope system includes: an endoscope including a side-viewing observation unit that includes a field of view in a lateral direction of an insertion part to be inserted into an object to be observed and a second protruding portion that protrudes from the insertion part and forms a blind spot in the field of view of the side-viewing observation unit; an image acquisition unit that acquires a side-viewing observation image by using the side-viewing observation unit; a monitor that displays the side-viewing observation image; and a display control section that allows at least a part of the blind spot of the side-viewing observation image in which the second protruding portion is shown up not to be displayed, and displays the side-viewing observation image on the monitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Takashi Yashiro, Masahiro Kubo, Masaya Inoue, Takeichi Tatsuta, Issei Suzuki, Makoto Sugizaki
  • Publication number: 20200333128
    Abstract: Optical measuring apparatus includes: a light source irradiating an object to be measured; a splitter splitting transmitted light or reflected light from the object to be measured; a phase changer changing a phase of a first light which is one of the lights split; a phase fixer maintaining a phase of a second light which is the other light split; a multiplexer multiplexing lights output from the phase changer and the phase fixer; a detector detecting the light (interference image) output from the multiplexer; and a controller that extracts a reference point from the interference image, when a displacement of the reference point is detected, corrects a luminance value for each pixel of the interference images in accordance with a displacement of the object to be measured indicated by a displacement of the reference point, constructs an interferogram based on the luminance value for each pixel of the interference images after the correction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Applicants: NEC CORPORATION, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION KAGAWA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Takeshi AKAGAWA, Masahiro KUBO, Katsumi ABE, Ersin ALTINTAS, Yuji OHNO, Tetsuri ARIYAMA, Ichiro ISHIMARU
  • Publication number: 20200327889
    Abstract: The present invention addresses the problem of improving a nursing operation. The nurse operation assistance terminal is provided with: a presentation unit which presents, to a nurse at the site of treatment and in sequence, necessary items of treatment to be performed with respect to a patient; and an input unit into which a response speech the nurse has uttered in response to the presented necessary items is input, and which outputs a response speech signal indicating the response speech as an input value. A recording device is provided with: a nursing necessity degree table for recoding a nursing necessity degree; a speech identification means which identifies the input value of the response speech signal as an identification result comprising text data; and a recording unit which automatically records the identification result in a corresponding predetermined field in the nursing necessary degree table.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuan LUO, Masahiro KUBO, Masahiro HAYASHITANI, Yuji OHNO, Yutaka UNO, Shigemi KITAHARA