Patents by Inventor Masahiro Matsushita

Masahiro Matsushita 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: 20210098200
    Abstract: A seal plate (2) seals an opening part of a capacitor case (an exterior case 52) and includes a main body part (4) including a through-hole (8) for discharging a gas (G) in the capacitor case, a pressure valve (12) arranged to cover the through-hole and including a valve body part (26) allowing passage of the gas, a storage part (16) formed in the through-hole to receive the valve body part expanded due to a pressure in the capacitor case, and a stopper (stopper wall 10) that includes an opening part (20) for discharging the gas passing through the valve body part and that comes into contact with a portion of the valve body part in the storage part to deform the valve body part. This achieves an increase in gas permeability of the pressure valve and a high operating pressure maintained in the pressure valve.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON CHEMI-CON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ikufumi Honda, Hiroyuki Wakabayashi, Masayuki Mori, Masaru Saito, Takashi Kuroki, Kazuo Matsushita, Atsushi Koga, Ryoichi Yasuda, Koji Hoshino, Masahiro Matsushima, Keita Yajima
  • Patent number: 10915100
    Abstract: A control system for a vehicle comprises an automated driving control part configured to automatically perform driver assistance operations for which the driver has given permission among a plurality of driver assistance operations. The automated driving control part comprises a package determining part using at least one of the surrounding environment information, the host vehicle information, and the driver information as the basis to determine a driver assistance package packaging permissions for a plurality of driver assistance operations and a package proposing part proposing to the driver to switch to a driver assistance package so as to obtain permissions for the individual driver assistance operations permitted in the driver assistance package.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Naoki Matsushita, Yuichi Kumai, Masaki Matsunaga, Masahiro Iwasaki
  • Publication number: 20210021803
    Abstract: A method for generating a virtual viewpoint image includes generating, by a first image processing apparatus, first information for generating the virtual viewpoint image based on a first image captured by a first camera, generating, by a second image processing apparatus, second information for generating the virtual viewpoint image based on a second image captured by a second camera; specifying a viewpoint in the virtual viewpoint image; and generating, by a third image processing apparatus, a virtual viewpoint image corresponding to the specified viewpoint using the first information and the second information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2020
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Inventors: Masahiro Handa, Michio Aizawa, Shogo Mizuno, Katsumasa Tanaka, Akihiro Matsushita, Keisuke Morisawa, Tomohiro Yano, Mai Komiyama, Kenichi Fujii, Atsushi Date
  • Patent number: 10894798
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compound represented by the general formula (Ia) or a pharmacologically acceptable salt thereof. In the general formula (Ia), two R moieties each independently represent a C1-3 alkyl group or the like; and R1, R2 and R3 each independently represent an optionally substituted linear or branched C1-4 alkyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: UBE INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Noriaki Iwase, Yasuhiro Aga, Shigeru Ushiyama, Shigeyuki Kono, Hidetoshi Sunamoto, Takashi Matsushita, Sayaka Ogi, Satoshi Umezaki, Masahiro Kojima, Kazuhiro Onuma, Yusuke Shiraishi, Makoto Okudo, Tomio Kimura
  • Patent number: 10862377
    Abstract: In a grounding structure for a driving unit of a motor-driven vehicle, the grounding structure includes an coupling portion provided to an machine casing and being coupled to a mechanism casing; a coupling portion provided to the mechanism casing and being coupled to the coupling portion of the machine casing; a circumference wall that forms a space by arranging the coupling portion of the machine casing and the coupling portion of the mechanism casing so as to face each other between machine casing and the mechanism casing; a casing hole through which the space communicates with an inside of the mechanism casing; a pressure release hole that releases a pressure of the space by causing the space to communicate with an outside of the mechanism casing; and a grounding object that is disposed in the space and that grounds the rotating device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignees: MITSUBISHI JIDOSHA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA, MITSUBISHI JIDOSHA ENGINEERING KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Daizo Ogino, Masahiro Matsushita
  • Patent number: 10848748
    Abstract: A method for generating a virtual viewpoint image includes generating, by a first image processing apparatus, first information for generating the virtual viewpoint image based on a first image captured by a first camera, generating, by a second image processing apparatus, second information for generating the virtual viewpoint image based on a second image captured by a second camera; specifying a viewpoint in the virtual viewpoint image; and generating, by a third image processing apparatus, a virtual viewpoint image corresponding to the specified viewpoint using the first information and the second information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masahiro Handa, Michio Aizawa, Shogo Mizuno, Katsumasa Tanaka, Akihiro Matsushita, Keisuke Morisawa, Tomohiro Yano, Mai Komiyama, Kenichi Fujii, Atsushi Date
  • Patent number: 10814713
    Abstract: A transaxle device (1) for a hybrid vehicle including an engine (2), a first rotating electric machine (3), and a second rotating electric machine (4) individually transmit the power of the engine (2) and power of the first rotating electric machine (3) to an output shaft (12) on a drive wheel side and also transmits the power of the engine (2) to the second rotating electric machine (4). Further, the transaxle device (1) includes an input shaft (11) which is coaxially connected to a rotating shaft (2a) of the engine (2) and a switching mechanism (20A) which is interposed in at least the input shaft (11) and switches a high gear stage (11H, 15H) and a low gear stage (11L, 15L).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI JIDOSHA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Daizo Ogino, Masahiro Matsushita
  • Publication number: 20200336719
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus for a system generates a virtual viewpoint image based on image data obtained by performing imaging from a plurality of directions using a plurality of cameras. The information processing apparatus includes a determination unit configured to determine a generation method for generating a virtual viewpoint image using the image data from among a plurality of generation methods depending on a situation of imaging using the plurality of cameras, and an output unit configured to output data in accordance with a result of the determination performed by the determination unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: Keisuke Morisawa, Masahiro Handa, Michio Aizawa, Shogo Mizuno, Katsumasa Tanaka, Akihiro Matsushita, Tomohiro Yano, Mai Komiyama, Kenichi Fujii, Atsushi Date
  • Patent number: 10807457
    Abstract: A transaxle device (1) for a hybrid vehicle including an engine (2), a first rotating electric machine (3), and a second rotating electric machine (4) individually transmits power of the engine (2) and power of the first rotating electric machine (3) to an output shaft (12) on the side of a drive wheel from different power transmission paths and also transmits the power of the engine (2) to the second rotating electric machine (4). Further, the transaxle device (1) includes a connection/disconnection mechanism (20) which is interposed on a first power transmission path (51) from the first rotating electric machine (3) to the output shaft (12). The connection/disconnection mechanism (20) enables or disables the transmission of the power of the first rotating electric machine (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI JIDOSHA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Daizo Ogino, Masahiro Matsushita
  • Publication number: 20200329189
    Abstract: A control device for a system generates a virtual viewpoint image based on image data obtained by performing imaging from a plurality of directions using a plurality of cameras. The control device includes an obtaining unit configured to obtain game information specifying a type of game which is a target of imaging performed by the plurality of cameras, a storage unit configured to store information for associating the game information obtained by the obtaining unit with setting information of the system, and a setting unit configured to perform a setting process of the system based on the game information obtained by the obtaining unit and the information stored in the storage unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Inventors: Katsumasa Tanaka, Masahiro Handa, Michio Aizawa, Shogo Mizuno, Akihiro Matsushita, Keisuke Morisawa, Tomohiro Yano, Mai Komiyama, Kenichi Fujii, Atsushi Date
  • Publication number: 20200322591
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus for a system generates a virtual viewpoint image based on image data obtained by performing imaging from a plurality of directions using a plurality of cameras. The information processing apparatus includes an obtaining unit configured to obtain a foreground image based on an object region including a predetermined object in a captured image for generating a virtual viewpoint image and a background image based on a region different from the object region in the captured image, wherein the obtained foreground image and the obtained background image having different frame rates, and an output unit configured to output the foreground image and the background image which are obtained by the obtaining unit and which are associated with each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Tomohiro YANO, Masahiro HANDA, Michio AIZAWA, Shogo MIZUNO, Katsumasa TANAKA, Akihiro MATSUSHITA, Keisuke MORISAWA, Mai KOMIYAMA, Kenichi FUJII, Atsushi DATE
  • Publication number: 20200317040
    Abstract: A transaxle device (1) for a hybrid vehicle including an engine (2), a first rotating electric machine (3), and a second rotating electric machine (4) individually transmits power of the engine (2) and power of the first rotating electric machine (3) to an output shaft (12) on a drive wheel side and also transmits the power of the engine (2) to the second rotating electric machine (4). Further, the transaxle device (1) includes a casing (IC) which includes an attachment surface (1F) attached with the first and second rotating electric machines (3, 4), a counter shaft (15) which is disposed on a power transmission path between an output shaft (12) and an input shaft (11) coaxially connected to a rotating shaft (2a) of the engine (2) inside the casing (1C), and a switching mechanism (20A) which includes a planetary gear (30A) interposed in the counter shaft (15) and switches a high gear stage and a low gear stage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2017
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI JIDOSHA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Daizo OGINO, Masahiro MATSUSHITA
  • Publication number: 20200322584
    Abstract: A control device for a system generates a virtual viewpoint image based on image data obtained by performing imaging from a plurality of directions using a plurality of cameras. The control device includes a reception unit configured to receive an instruction issued by a user for specifying a virtual viewpoint associated with generation of a virtual viewpoint image, an obtaining unit configured to obtain restriction information for specifying a restriction region where designation of a virtual viewpoint based on the instruction received by the reception unit is restricted, wherein the restriction region is changed in accordance with a parameter associated with the image data, and a notification unit configured to perform a notification based on the restriction information obtained by the obtaining unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Inventors: Michio Aizawa, Masahiro Handa, Shogo Mizuno, Katsumasa Tanaka, Akihiro Matsushita, Keisuke Morisawa, Tomohiro Yano, Mai Komiyama, Kenichi Fujii, Atsushi Date
  • Publication number: 20200299885
    Abstract: An embroidery frame includes a first frame and a second frame. The second frame holds an object to be sewn with the first frame. The second frame includes a first member and a second member. The first member includes a plurality of magnets and an annular portion. The annular portion is made of magnetic material. The first member is able to be switched to one of a first position and a second position. The second member includes a plurality of plate members. The plurality of plate members are made of magnetic material. The first position is a position where some of the plurality of magnets faces the gap and a portion of two of the plate members that are adjacent across the gap. The second position is a position where some of the plurality of magnets faces a corresponding one of the plurality of plate members.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventors: Yuki TAGUCHI, Masahiro HANABUSA, Fumihiro NONOBE, Hironori MATSUSHITA
  • Patent number: 10762133
    Abstract: This invention prevents a collation database from becoming bulky and shortening the delay time needed from person detection to registration in the collation database. An information processing apparatus comprises an acquiring unit which acquires a video, a detecting unit which detects a whole body or a part of a person from at least one frame of the acquired video, a tracking unit which tracks the whole body or the part of the person detected, and a registering unit which registers, in a database, a feature amount extracted from the whole body or the part of the person tracked during a first period from a timing of a start of tracking of the whole body or the part of the person by the tracking unit to a timing before an end of the tracking by the tracking unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masahiro Matsushita, Hirotaka Shiiyama
  • Patent number: 10755080
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes first and second acquisition units and first and second search units. The first acquisition unit acquires a first feature amount from a search source image including a search object. The first search unit searches for the search object from a plurality of video images based on the first feature amount acquired by the first acquisition unit. The second acquisition unit acquires a second feature amount from the search object searched by the first search unit. The second feature amount is different from the first feature amount. The second search unit searches, based on the second feature amount acquired by the second acquisition unit, the search object from a video image, among the plurality of video images, in which the search object is not searched by at least the first search unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masahiro Matsushita, Hirotaka Shiiyama
  • Patent number: 10744197
    Abstract: The present invention provides a vaccine pharmaceutical composition for oral administration that enables stable storage of an influenza virus antigen and a method for producing the pharmaceutical composition. Provided is a vaccine pharmaceutical composition for oral administration containing an influenza virus antigen, an excipient, a disaccharide, and an amino acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya Shishido, Daisuke Asari, Eiji Kiyotoh, Kyohei Matsushita, Wenjing Li, Masahiro Fukasaka, Katsuyuki Okubo, Mitsuhiko Hori
  • Patent number: 10739923
    Abstract: A touch panel member includes a first transparent resin layer, a first electrode substrate, a second transparent resin layer, and a second electrode substrate, which are disposed in this order. The first electrode substrate includes a first substrate and a first conductive pattern group. The second electrode substrate includes a second substrate and a second conductive pattern group. When a reference conductor is brought into contact with a touch panel cover while the touch panel cover is disposed on the first transparent resin layer at a side opposite to the first electrode substrate, the second conductive pattern group is configured to cause a second electrostatic capacity between the reference conductor and the second conductive pattern group range from 80% to 120%, inclusive, of a first electrostatic capacity between the reference conductor and the first conductive pattern group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Kato, Yukio Matsushita, Masahiro Kawada
  • Patent number: 10722570
    Abstract: The present invention provides a dried influenza vaccine preparation in which the activity of an influenza vaccine can be stably maintained even if the preparation is stored without strict temperature control and which can be stably supplied. The present invention also provides a method for producing the dried influenza vaccine preparation. Provided is a dried influenza vaccine preparation including: an influenza vaccine antigen; a disaccharide; and an amino acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Eiji Kiyotoh, Mitsuhiko Hori, Daisuke Asari, Katsuyuki Okubo, Takuya Shishido, Masahiro Fukasaka, Kyohei Matsushita
  • Patent number: 10688120
    Abstract: The present invention provides an allergy vaccine composition that is useful as a prophylactic or therapeutic agent for an allergic disease and can safely and effectively induce immune tolerance. The vaccine composition is to be administered to a human or animal with an allergic disease for the prevention or treatment of the allergic disease.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kyohei Matsushita, Masahiro Fukasaka, Takuya Shishido, Daisuke Asari, Katsuyuki Okubo, Mitsuhiko Hori