Masaki Takahashi 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).
Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes circuitry to obtain speech data, detect, from a speech represented by the speech data, an utterance section in which an utterance is made, determine whether the utterance in the utterance section satisfies one or more conditions preset for outputting a candidate for training data, and output a content of at least a part of the utterance in the utterance section as the candidate for the training data. The training data is data used for machine learning. The at least the part of the utterance is determined to satisfy the one or more conditions.
Abstract: An optical submarine branching apparatus includes a first, second, and third switching unit. The first switching unit is connected to N first, second, and third optical fiber transmission lines connected to a first, second and third terminal stations, respectively, and switches a transmission route for a wavelength-multiplexed optical signal. The second switching unit is interposed on the N first optical fiber transmission lines between the first terminal station and the first switching unit, and switches a connection relation between in front of and behind a place where the second switching unit is interposed. The third switching unit is interposed on the N second optical fiber transmission lines between the second terminal station and the first switching unit, and switches a connection relation between in front of and behind a place where the third switching unit is interposed.
Abstract: A power supply device includes: a battery; an electric device; a case accommodating the battery and the electric device; and a cover covering a case opening. The cover is provided with a first exhaust port and a second exhaust port. A first exhaust member having a first exhaust passage through which air discharged from the first exhaust port flows is connected to the first exhaust port. A second exhaust member having a second exhaust passage through which air discharged from the second exhaust port flows is connected to the second exhaust port. The first exhaust port is provided so as to overlap at least a part of the electric device when viewed from an opening direction and has a larger opening area than the second exhaust port. A minimum cross-sectional area of the first exhaust passage is smaller than a minimum cross-sectional area of the second exhaust passage.
Abstract: A stage device includes: a sample installation unit in which a positioning target is installed; a scale plate used to measure displacement of the sample installation unit in a vertical direction; and a lower axis table configured to support the scale plate. A free support unit is provided between the scale plate and the lower axis table.
Abstract: To promote a utilization of a moving image in a video call. An information processing apparatus includes: a correction module configured to correct the luminance of a first video data acquired by a camera; a recognition module configured to recognize a first moving image and a second moving image in a first video data whose luminance is corrected, the first moving image including at least a part of a user's face, the second moving image not including a face; a correction module configured to correct a recognized second moving image; a generation module configured to generate a second video data including a first moving image included in a first video data whose luminance is corrected and a corrected second moving image; and a providing module configured to provide a second video data to a video call application.
Abstract: A coil component includes a coil part having a structure in which interlayer insulating films 51 to 55 and coil patterns CP1 to CP4 are alternately stacked in the coil axis direction and magnetic element bodies M1 to M4 embedding therein the coil part. A radial width of a part of the interlayer insulating film that is positioned between the magnetic element body M1 positioned in the inner diameter area of the coil part and the innermost turn of the coil pattern CP4 is larger than radial widths L11, L21, and L31 of parts of the interlayer insulating films 52 to 54 that are positioned between the magnetic element body M1 and the innermost turns of the coil patterns CP1 to CP3.
Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a memory and processor. The memory stores a trouble category into which a trouble occurring in a product is classified and a design-element category into which a design element causing the trouble and included in the product is classified in mutual association and store a design-element category into which a design element included in a product is classified and a design-requirement category into which a design requirement of the design element is classified in association with each other.
Abstract: A footwear includes: a foot bed portion that supports a sole of a foot of a wearer and has a ground contact surface; and a foot cover portion that covers an instep of the foot of the wearer. At least a part of the foot bed portion and at least a part of the foot cover portion are formed of a single additively manufactured product produced by a stereolithography-type three-dimensional additively manufacturing method, and a protruding portion is provided on an outer surface defined by the additively manufactured product of the foot cover portion.
Abstract: Provided is a stage apparatus including: a first table that is movable on a base; a second table that is movable in a state of floating above the first table and includes a first portion and a second portion below the first portion; a first position measuring device that measures a position of the first portion of the second table; a second position measuring device that measures a position of the second portion of the second table; and a computer that controls a motor that drives the second table. The computer drives the second table based on information on the position of the first portion measured by the first position measuring device and information on the position of the second portion measured by the second position measuring device.
Abstract: A method for manufacturing a substrate material for a semiconductor package, including a step of increasing a temperature of a laminated body in which a metal foil, one or more prepregs, and a metal foil are laminated in this order to a hot-press temperature while pressurizing the laminated body. The prepreg contains an inorganic fiber base material and a thermosetting resin composition. A content of the thermosetting resin composition is 40 to 80% by mass on the basis of a mass of the prepreg. In the step of increasing the temperature of the laminated body to the hot-press temperature while pressurizing the laminated body, the laminated body is heated in a condition in which the lowest melt viscosity of the prepreg is 5000 Pa·s or less.
Abstract: A power conversion device (3) is supplied with an electric power from an alternating current power source (1). An active filter device (2), which is a power source quality improvement unit, improves a quality of the alternating current power source (1). A controller (37) limits an operation of the power conversion device (3) so that any one of a power-source electric power, a power-source current, and a power-source harmonic obtained when a failure detection unit (4) detects a failure of the active filter device (2) becomes less than or equal to a maximum value of a corresponding one of the power-source electric power, the power-source current, and the power-source harmonic, the maximum value being obtained when no failure has occurred in the active filter device (2).
September 28, 2020
Date of Patent:
October 17, 2023
DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
Jun Takahashi, Masaki Kono, Reiji Kawashima
Abstract: A solid material includes a three-dimensional structure including recesses and a solid portion formed between the recesses, the three-dimensional structure adjusting a thermal conductivity of the solid material by interaction with phonons, wherein a minimum size of the solid portion between the recesses adjacent to each other in plan view of the three-dimensional structure is smaller than or equal to 100 nm, and the solid portion includes a region with a Young's modulus being smaller than or equal to 80% of a Young's modulus of a reference sample that is fabricated by using the same type of material as a material of the solid portion without forming any recesses.
Abstract: A semiconductor memory device comprises a first chip and a second chip bonded via bonding electrodes. The first chip comprises a semiconductor substrate. The second chip comprises: first conductive layers; semiconductor layers facing the first conductive layers; a first wiring layer including bit lines; a second wiring layer including wirings; and a third wiring layer including first bonding electrodes. The wirings each comprise: a first portion provided in a region overlapping one of the bit lines, and is electrically connected to the one of the bit lines; and a second portion provided in a region overlapping one of the first bonding electrodes, and is connected to the one of the first bonding electrodes. At least some of these wirings comprise a third portion connected to one end portion in a second direction of the first portion and one end portion in the second direction of the second portion.
Abstract: An infrared sensor includes a base substrate, an infrared light receiver, and a beam. The beam includes a separated portion separated from the base substrate to be suspended above the base substrate. The beam is connected at the separated portion to the infrared light receiver. The beam includes a p-type portion containing a p-type semiconductor and an n-type portion containing an n-type semiconductor. The p-type portion has a first three-dimensional structure including first recesses and a first solid portion formed between the first recesses. The first solid portion has, between the first recesses adjacent to each other in plan view, a smallest dimension of less than or equal to 100 nanometers in plan view. The n-type portion has a second three-dimensional structure including second recesses and a second solid portion formed between the second recesses.
Abstract: A toner container includes a container body, an opening, a cover, a toner discharge port, a shutter, a cylindrical structure, protrusions, and an identifier. The shutter is attached to the cover and includes a main shutter covering the toner discharge port. The main shutter moves between a closed position to close the toner discharge port and an open position to open the toner discharge port. The protrusions are on both sides of the cover and protrude in a direction orthogonal to a toner container mounting direction. The identifier is on the cover to indicate a toner color. The cylindrical structure's leading end is downstream of leading ends of the protrusions in the mounting direction. The main shutter's leading end is downstream of the protrusions' leading ends in the mounting direction when the main shutter is in the closed position. The protrusions are downstream of the identifier in the mounting direction.
Abstract: A cutting apparatus is provided. The cutting apparatus includes a cutter disposed in a conveying path for conveying a plate-shaped object and configured to cut the object, a downstream conveyor disposed downstream of the cutter in the conveying path and configured to convey the object, and a foreign-matter adhesion preventer disposed between the cutter and the downstream conveyor and configured to prevent foreign matter scattered by the cutter from adhering to the downstream conveyor.
Abstract: Provided are a thin-film separator for a power storage device, the separator having high strength and reduced clogging, and a power storage device separator that provides high strength, high level of safety, and high dimensional stability at high temperature, and that can be formed in a thin film. One aspect provides a power storage device separator comprising a fine-porous layer (X) consisting mainly of polyolefin (A), the fine-porous layer (X) having a melt flow rate of less than or equal to 0.9 g/10 min, and having an average long-hole diameter of more than or equal to 100 nm according to MD-TD surface observation or ND-MD cross-sectional observation with a scanning electron microscope.
Abstract: Provided is a vehicle power supply device able to be fixed easily, at a reduced cost, and universally applicable. The vehicle power supply device includes: a case; a battery, disposed in the case; a cover, covering the case; a support, supporting the battery and connected with the cover; and a rivet, connecting the case and the support. A side surface of the case is provided with a case side hole penetrating into the case. The support is provided with a support side hole corresponding to the case side hole. The rivet is inserted into the case side hole and the support side hole to connect the case and the support. The cover is provided with a cover side hole connected with the case by using a bolt.
Abstract: Disclosed are compounds of following formula (I): in which all symbols have the same meanings as the definitions described in the specification; or a salt thereof. The compounds or a salt thereof are useful as a prophylactic and/or therapeutic agent for cancer, Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's disease and the like.
Abstract: A stage device is disposed in a vacuum environment and moves a target placed on the stage device, the stage device including: a guide rail that is laid on a base; a carriage that moves along the guide rail; rolling elements that come into contact with the guide rail and the carriage and rotate along with the movement of the carriage; a table that is connected to a part of the carriage and moves along with the carriage; and a blocking cover that is provided to cover a normal direction of a guide surface of the guide rail and blocks foreign matter scattered from the guide rail, the carriage, or the rolling elements.