Patents by Inventor Masanori Nakamura

Masanori Nakamura 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: 20190366936
    Abstract: A center console structure includes a columnar part erected on a vehicle interior floor surface between a driver seat and a passenger seat and extends upward to the vicinity of the cushion surfaces of the seats and an upper body that is disposed above the columnar part, extends in a front-rear direction, has an upper surface part forming a center console surface, and accommodates a shift operation mechanism, in which the upper body extends forward of the columnar part that is cantilevered and has an extension part that is bent and then rises forward and obliquely upward in the front part thereof, a surface part of the extension part close to a sitting occupant forms an outer surface continuous with the center console surface and a portion of the extension part close to the front of the vehicle is locked to a rear projecting part of an instrument panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki KAWAI, Masanori TAGUCHI, Eiji OKADA, Junko KARUBE, Yamato MATSUDA, Yohichi YANAGI, Kazuki HIKAWA, Junko NAKAMURA, Koji MIYAMOTO, Atsuo IWABUCHI, Hidehiko SODA, Ryoichi HASHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20190366935
    Abstract: A center console structure includes a metal internal frame that supports a shift operation mechanism, and an outer sheath body made of resin that encloses the internal frame and forms a dressed surface. A front side part of the internal frame is slanted so that an upper member is positioned forward and obliquely upward of a base part member closer to the floor surface, and a storage part is formed in front of the base part member in which a bottom part extending in a vehicle front-rear direction to a position immediately below an instrument panel is provided. Both left and right side walls of the bottom part are surrounded by left and right fence parts formed by extending lower parts of left and right side wall parts of the outer sheath body forward, a rear part is surrounded by a front lower part of the outer sheath body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki KAWAI, Masanori TAGUCHI, Eiji OKADA, Junko KARUBE, Yamato MATSUDA, Yohichi YANAGI, Kazuki HIKAWA, Junko NAKAMURA, Koji MIYAMOTO, Atsuo IWABUCHI, Hidehiko SODA, Ryoichi HASHIMOTO
  • Patent number: 10496258
    Abstract: An image of a folder linked to one program is displayed on a display section by a simpler operation than a conventional operation. A control section displays a program icon image on a display section, the program icon image being an image associated with a program, and being an image causing processing related to the program to be performed in response to reception of a predetermined operation on the image. The control section changes the program icon image displayed on the display section and associated with the program to a folder corresponding image in response to reception of an instruction to generate a folder linked to the program, the folder corresponding image being an image associated with the folder linked to the program, and being an image causing the program corresponding image associated with the program linked to the folder to be displayed on the display section in response to reception of the predetermined operation on the image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: SONY INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT INC.
    Inventors: Sumino Sato, Norihiro Nagai, Toru Yamamoto, Yuji Nakamura, Ryota Uchino, Takeshi Nakagawa, Makoto Saito, Masanori Nomura
  • Patent number: 10427361
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a fiber-reinforced sheet having excellent strength. The fiber-reinforced sheet according to the present invention comprises a resin and a fiber bundle, and the fiber-reinforced sheet comprises a resin-unimpregnated fiber bundle portion having a surface not impregnated with the resin or a partially resin-impregnated fiber bundle portion having a surface not impregnated with the resin, has a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, comprises a sheet body portion and at least one ridge portion protruding from the sheet body portion on the first surface, and comprises the resin-unimpregnated fiber bundle portion or the partially resin-impregnated fiber bundle portion at at least one of the first surface and the second surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masanori Nakamura, Yasushi Nakata
  • Publication number: 20190288793
    Abstract: An optical receiver includes: a first calculation unit that obtains a log likelihood ratio for each M-dimension (M is a natural number), based on a received signal; and a second calculation unit that obtains a log likelihood ratio of an N dimensional symbol (N is a natural number), based on the log likelihood ratio for each M-dimension.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2017
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masanori NAKAMURA, Mitsuteru YOSHIDA, Akira HIRANO
  • Patent number: 10419127
    Abstract: A symbol phase difference compensating portion (6) calculates a first phase difference which is a phase difference between a known pattern extracted from a received signal and a true value of the known pattern and performs phase compensation for the received signal based on the first phase difference. A tentative determination portion (12) tentatively determines an output signal of the symbol phase difference compensating portion (6) to acquire an estimated value of a phase. A first phase difference acquiring portion (13) acquires a second phase difference which is a phase difference between a phase of the output signal and the estimated value of the phase acquired by the tentative determination portion (12). A first phase difference compensating portion (14) performs phase compensation for the output signal based on the second phase difference.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignees: NTT ELECTRONICS CORPORATION, NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Etsushi Yamazaki, Hiroyukl Nouchi, Yasuharu Onuma, Tomohiro Takamuku, Katsuichi Oyama, Kazuhito Takei, Masahito Tomizawa, Yoshiaki Kisaka, Mltsuteru Yoshida, Masanori Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20190275278
    Abstract: A nasal cannula in which a pair of nostril inserts (130) are provided on a base (120) provided at the distal end of a tube (110) such that the nostril inserts (130) communicate with the tube (100). The base (120) and the nostril inserts (130) are integrally formed so as to elastically deform to an appropriate extent. The nostril inserts (130) have an appropriate length. When the nostril inserts (130) are inserted into the right and left nostrils, respectively, of a patient, the nostril inserts (130) hold at least one of the columna nasi and the nasal septum from opposite sides with an appropriate elastic force, whereby the nostril inserts (130) are attached to the nostrils.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Applicant: NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kyosuke Nakamura, Masakazu Nagasawa, Kiichi Gondo, Keiko Nii, Masanori Suda
  • Publication number: 20190265954
    Abstract: A design pattern discovery assist apparatus presents one or more second node candidates, which are one or more candidates of a second node, when a first node is selected regarding a flow in the middle of being edited. The first node is any node corresponding to one type of node between an input node and an output node. The second node is a node corresponding to the first node among nodes corresponding to any type between the other type of node between the input node and the output node and an input/output node, which serves as both the input and the output nodes. When any second node candidate is selected as the second node, the assist apparatus presents one or more partial flow candidates which are one or more candidates of a partial flow between the first node and the second node.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2018
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Applicant: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Masanori KANEKO, Hideki NAKAMURA, Junji KINOSHITA
  • Publication number: 20190258245
    Abstract: A vehicle remote operation device includes: a communication unit configured to receive a composite image, which is to be generated on the basis of plural captured images captured at each of plural in-vehicle cameras mounted to a vehicle and shows a surrounding area of the vehicle seen from a virtual view point; a display configured to display the composite image; an operation unit for operating the vehicle, and a signal generation unit configured to generate a control signal of the vehicle, based on an operation on the operation unit. The display is configured to display the composite image having an image of the operation unit superimposed thereon and an auxiliary image comprising a state of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: DENSO TEN Limited
    Inventors: Masashi NAKAMURA, Masanori KOBAYASHI, Kouichi MURAMATSU, Hideki NOJIMA, Minoru MAEHATA
  • Patent number: 10376601
    Abstract: An in-vivo intravascular blood replacing liquid of the present invention is injected into a blood vessel to replace blood at an intravascular portion to be inspected therewith in making an in-vivo intravascular inspection. The blood replacing liquid comprises an aqueous medium unharmful for a living body and a gelling property imparting substance, unharmful for the living body, which is added to the aqueous medium to impart a gelling property to the blood replacing liquid. The blood replacing liquid has a viscosity of not more than 3 mPa·s when the blood replacing liquid is injected into the blood vessel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koji Nakamura, Isao Mori, Masanori Tokida
  • Patent number: 10374718
    Abstract: An I component compensation unit calculates an I component in which a distortion has been compensated, by forming a first polynomial expressing the distortion of the I component based on an I component and a Q component of a quadrature modulation signal and multiplying each term of the first polynomial by a first coefficient. A Q component compensation unit calculates a Q component in which a distortion has been compensated, by forming a second polynomial expressing the distortion of the Q component based on the I component and the Q component of the quadrature modulation signal and multiplying each term of the second polynomial by a second coefficient. A coefficient calculation unit calculates the first and second coefficients by comparing outputs of the I component compensation unit and the Q component compensation unit and a known signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignees: NTT ELECTRONICS CORPORATION, NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuharu Onuma, Etsushi Yamazaki, Hiroyuki Nouchi, Tomohiro Takamuku, Katsuichi Oyama, Kazuhito Takei, Masanori Nakamura, Mitsuteru Yoshida, Masahito Tomizawa
  • Publication number: 20190217386
    Abstract: In order to provide a manufacturing method for a three-dimensional shaped object which is capable of obtaining a higher accurate three-dimensional shaped object, there is provided that a method for manufacturing a three-dimensional shaped object by alternate repetition of a powder-layer forming and a solidified-layer forming, the repetition comprising: (i) forming a solidified layer by irradiating a predetermined portion of a powder layer with a light beam, thereby allowing a sintering of the powder in the predetermined portion or a melting and subsequent solidification of the powder; and (ii) forming another solidified layer by forming a new powder layer on the formed solidified layer, followed by irradiation of a predetermined portion of the newly formed powder layer with the light beam, further comprising performing a monitoring for an appearance property of an irradiated spot upon a formation of the solidified layer, the irradiated spot being irradiated with the light beam.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2017
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Applicant: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masanori MORIMOTO, Satoshi ABE, Akifumi NAKAMURA, Norio YOSHIDA
  • Publication number: 20190217647
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a transfer paper, which is: (i) a transfer paper without a coating layer, which comprises a pulp, a filler and an urea phosphate esterified starch, or (ii) a transfer paper having a coating layer, which comprises a base paper and one or more coating layer(s) provided on at least one side of the base paper, wherein an outermost coating layer positioned on the outermost side with respect to the base paper contains at least kaolin, calcium carbonate and a binder, wherein, (?) the base paper contains an urea phosphate esterified starch, or (?) the outermost coating layer contains an urea phosphate esterified starch. According to the present invention, it is possible to provide a transfer paper excellent in image deterioration resistance, color development property, adhesion property and strike-through suppression property.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2017
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI PAPER MILLS LIMITED
    Inventors: Masanori NAGOSHI, Atsushi NAKAMURA, Jun URASAKI, Hideki TAKADA
  • Publication number: 20190132051
    Abstract: An I component compensation unit calculates an I component in which a distortion has been compensated, by forming a first polynomial expressing the distortion of the I component based on an I component and a Q component of a quadrature modulation signal and multiplying each term of the first polynomial by a first coefficient. A Q component compensation unit calculates a Q component in which a distortion has been compensated, by forming a second polynomial expressing the distortion of the Q component based on the I component and the Q component of the quadrature modulation signal and multiplying each term of the second polynomial by a second coefficient. A coefficient calculation unit calculates the first and second coefficients by comparing outputs of the I component compensation unit and the Q component compensation unit and a known signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Inventors: Yasuharu ONUMA, Etsushi YAMAZAKI, Hiroyuki NOUCHI, Tomohiro TAKAMUKU, Katsuichi OYAMA, Kazuhito TAKEI, Masanori NAKAMURA, Mitsuteru YOSHIDA, Masahito TOMIZAWA
  • Publication number: 20190084268
    Abstract: A sheet 1 of the present invention is a sheet including a first main surface 1a and a second main surface 2a having a plurality of protruding portions 2. The sheet 1 includes a first resin-impregnated fiber sheet 11, a second resin-impregnated fiber sheet 12, and a resin composition layer 13. The first resin-impregnated fiber sheet 11 forms the first main surface 1a. The second resin-impregnated fiber sheet 12 forms the second main surface 1b. The resin composition layer 13 fills space between the first resin-impregnated fiber sheet 11 and the second resin-impregnated fiber sheet 12. The melting viscosity of resin contained in the first and second resin-impregnated fiber sheets 11 and 12 at a temperature of 250° C. and a shear rate of 100 s?1 is lower than the melting viscosity of resin contained in the resin composition layer 13 under the same conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2017
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinori NAKANO, Masanori NAKAMURA, Setsuo NAKAJIMA, Masakazu KADOYAMA, Yasushi NAKATA
  • Publication number: 20190074903
    Abstract: A reception circuit includes a first adaptive compensator compensating distortion of a received signal. An adaptive compensation coefficient calculator includes a known-signal detector detecting first and second known-signals from the received signal, a second adaptive compensator compensating distortion of the received signal, a tap coefficient initial value calculator calculating an initial value of a tap coefficient of the second adaptive compensator by comparing the first known-signal with its true value, a first phase shift compensator compensating phase shift of an output of the second adaptive compensator using the second known-signal, and a tap coefficient calculator calculating tap coefficients of the first and second adaptive compensators by comparing at least one of the first and second known-signals compensated by the second adaptive compensator and the first phase shift compensator with its true value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Inventors: Tomohiro TAKAMUKU, Etsushi YAMAZAKI, Katsuichi OYAMA, Yasuharu ONUMA, Kazuhito TAKEI, Masanori NAKAMURA, Mitsuteru YOSHIDA, Masahito TOMIZAWA, Yoshiaki KISAKA
  • Publication number: 20190074909
    Abstract: A symbol phase difference compensating portion (6) calculates a first phase difference which is a phase difference between a known pattern extracted from a received signal and a true value of the known pattern and performs phase compensation for the received signal based on the first phase difference. A tentative determination portion (12) tentatively determines an output signal of the symbol phase difference compensating portion (6) to acquire an estimated value of a phase. A first phase difference acquiring portion (13) acquires a second phase difference which is a phase difference between a phase of the output signal and the estimated value of the phase acquired by the tentative determination portion (12). A first phase difference compensating portion (14) performs phase compensation for the output signal based on the second phase difference.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2017
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Inventors: Etsushi YAMAZAKI, Hiroyukl NOUCHI, Yasuharu ONUMA, Tomohiro TAKAMUKU, Katsuichi OYAMA, Kazuhito TAKEI, Masahito TOMIZAWA, Yoshiaki KISAKA, Mltsuteru YOSHIDA, Masanori NAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 10171173
    Abstract: An optical signal transmission apparatus includes a modulation unit which modulates a transmission signal, a training signal sequence generation unit which generates a plurality of signal sequences having power concentrated in a plurality of different frequency bands, at least one of an amplitude and a phase of the plurality of signal sequences being modulated, as a training signal sequence, a signal multiplexing unit which appends the training signal sequence to the transmission signal, and an electro-optical conversion unit which converts a signal sequence obtained by appending the training signal sequence to the transmission signal into an optical signal and transmits the optical signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Seiji Okamoto, Koichi Ishihara, Etsushi Yamazaki, Mitsuteru Yoshida, Tomoyoshi Kataoka, Kazushige Yonenaga, Yoshiaki Kisaka, Masanori Nakamura, Masahito Tomizawa
  • Patent number: 10121717
    Abstract: A carbon-coated thermal conductive material includes a coating layer comprising amorphous carbon on a surface of a thermal conductive material, wherein the thermal conductive material comprises a metal oxide, a metal nitride, a metal material, or a carbon-based material having a thermal conductivity of 10 W/mK or greater, the amorphous carbon is derived from carbon contained in an oxazine resin, a ratio of a peak intensity of a G band to a peak intensity of a D band is 1.0 or greater when the amorphous carbon is measured by Raman spectroscopy, an average film thickness of the coating layer is 500 nm or less, and a coefficient of variation (CV value) of a film thickness of the coating layer is 15% or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ren-de Sun, Shoji Nozato, Akira Nakasuga, Masanori Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20180093430
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a fiber-reinforced sheet having excellent strength. The fiber-reinforced sheet according to the present invention comprises a resin and a fiber bundle, and the fiber-reinforced sheet comprises a resin-unimpregnated fiber bundle portion having a surface not impregnated with the resin or a partially resin-impregnated fiber bundle portion having a surface not impregnated with the resin, has a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, comprises a sheet body portion and at least one ridge portion protruding from the sheet body portion on the first surface, and comprises the resin-unimpregnated fiber bundle portion or the partially resin-impregnated fiber bundle portion at at least one of the first surface and the second surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2016
    Publication date: April 5, 2018
    Applicant: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masanori NAKAMURA, Yasushi NAKATA