Patents by Inventor Masayuki Mizuno

Masayuki Mizuno 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: 10766495
    Abstract: An onboard apparatus comprises a controller configured to execute acquisition of information regarding a driving environment on a route from a riding point of a passenger riding on a vehicle to an alighting point where the passenger alights; and calculation of points given to a driver who drives the vehicle along the route according to the information regarding the driving environment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masayuki Matsuda, Kazuhiko Nakanishi, Yuko Mizuno, Satoshi Shimada, Takuya Maekawa, Yorichika Ishiyama
  • Patent number: 10744756
    Abstract: A conveyance device includes a conveyor to convey a conveyed object, a head unit to perform an operation on the conveyed object being conveyed at a first conveyance speed, a sensor to acquire data of the conveyed object, a gauge to output a measured travel amount of the conveyed object, and a processor. The processor includes a calculator to calculate a detection result including at least one of a position, a speed of travel, and a calculated travel amount of the conveyed object based on the data acquired by the sensor; and an adjusting unit to adjust a timing of acquisition of the data acquired while the conveyed object is conveyed at the first conveyance speed, based on the detection result and the measured travel amount of the conveyed object being conveyed at a second conveyance speed lower than the first conveyance speed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Mitsunobu Gohda, Tomoaki Hayashi, Masahiro Mizuno, Tsuyoshi Nagasu, Koichi Kudo, Masayuki Sunaoshi
  • Publication number: 20200171854
    Abstract: A liquid ejection apparatus is provided that includes a plurality of liquid ejection head units that are configured to eject liquid onto a conveyed object that is being conveyed; a detection unit that is provided with respect to each liquid ejection head unit of the plurality of liquid ejection head units and is configured to output a detection result indicating at least one of a position, a moving speed, and an amount of movement of the conveyed object with respect to a conveying direction of the conveyed object; and a control unit configured to control each liquid ejection head unit of the plurality of liquid ejection head units to eject the liquid based on the detection result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masayuki SUNAOSHI, Tsuyoshi NAGASU, Tomoaki HAYASHI, Koichi KUDO, Masahiro MIZUNO
  • Publication number: 20200171846
    Abstract: A liquid ejection apparatus is provided that includes a plurality of liquid ejection head units that eject liquid onto a conveyed object at different positions along a conveying path for the conveyed object; a first support member and a second support member that are respectively provided at an upstream side and a downstream side of a landing position of liquid ejected by a corresponding liquid ejection head unit; a detection unit that is installed between the first support member and the second support member for the corresponding liquid ejection head unit and is configured to output a detection result indicating a position of the conveyed object with respect to a direction orthogonal to a conveying direction of the conveyed object; and a moving unit configured to move each liquid ejection head unit based on the detection result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomoaki HAYASHI, Tsuyoshi NAGASU, Masayuki SUNAOSHI, Koichi KUDO, Masahiro MIZUNO
  • Patent number: 10632770
    Abstract: A conveyance device includes a conveyor to convey a conveyed object, a head unit to perform an operation on the conveyed object, a sensor to obtain surface data of the conveyed object, provided for each head unit, and at least one processor. The processor is configured to calculate a first detection result including at least one of a position, a speed of movement, and an amount of movement of the conveyed object based on the surface data, set a detection area based on the first detection result, calculate a second detection result using the detection area according to the first detection result. The processor is further configured to control operation of the at least one head unit based on the second detection result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masahiro Mizuno, Tomoaki Hayashi, Tsuyoshi Nagasu, Masayuki Sunaoshi, Mitsunobu Gohda
  • Patent number: 10601123
    Abstract: A vehicular antenna device capable of preventing reception trouble in a radio, a TV receiver, or the like due to noise by suppressing electromagnetic noise radiated from an electronic device or the like is provided. A vehicular antenna device is equipped with an antenna base 2 which is fixed to a vehicle body via an attaching member, an antenna case which covers the antenna base, and an antenna element 5 and a camera module 10 as an electronic device which are disposed in an internal space surrounded by the antenna base 2 and the antenna case. A camera module case 40 surrounds a circuit board 50 of the camera module 10 and thereby shields it.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: YOKOWO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hirotoshi Mizuno, Masayuki Goto, Yusuke Yokota
  • Patent number: 10588849
    Abstract: Provided is a cosmetic composition formed from a silicone-branched polyglycerol-modified silicone, of which the weight-average molecular weight, in terms of polystyrene, does not exceed 10,000 according to gel permeation chromatography.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki Konishi, Chihiro Hayakawa, Akiko Mizuno
  • Publication number: 20200025580
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus comprising a processor configured to transmit, through a communicator, a notification that a carpool passenger is recruited, according to a request from a planner who planned ride-sharing, and acquire information on a carpool demander who demands carpooling for the ride-sharing in response to the notification, the carpool demander satisfying a condition related to a distance from a reference position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masayuki MATSUDA, Kazuhiko NAKANISHI, Yuko MIZUNO, Satoshi SHIMADA, Takuya MAEKAWA, Yorichika ISHIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20200027291
    Abstract: An onboard apparatus comprises a communication unit; and a controller configured to execute: detecting start of running of a vehicle provided for sharing a ride, detecting a driver at the start of running, detecting change of the driver after the start of running and measuring passage information including at least one of running time and running distance from the start of running until the change of the driver, and transmitting the measured passage information to an information processing apparatus via the communication unit along with identification information for identifying the driver detected before the change of the driver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuko MIZUNO, Kazuhiko NAKANISHI, Masayuki MATSUDA, Satoshi SHIMADA, Takuya MAEKAWA, Yorichika ISHIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20200010090
    Abstract: An onboard apparatus comprises a controller configured to execute acquisition of information regarding a driving environment on a route from a riding point of a passenger riding on a vehicle to an alighting point where the passenger alights; and calculation of points given to a driver who drives the vehicle along the route according to the information regarding the driving environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masayuki MATSUDA, Kazuhiko NAKANISHI, Yuko MIZUNO, Satoshi SHIMADA, Takuya MAEKAWA, Yorichika ISHIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20200011679
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus comprises a controller configured to acquire sponsor information including information on a facility available as a getting-in place or getting-off place for ride sharing, information on a time period during which the facility is available as the getting-in place or getting-off place for ride sharing, and information on a privilege when the facility is used as the getting-in place or getting-off place for ride sharing; and provide the acquired sponsor information to a ride sharing coordinator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kazuhiko NAKANISHI, Yuko MIZUNO, Masayuki MATSUDA, Satoshi SHIMADA, Takuya MAEKAWA, Yorichika ISHIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20200011686
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus comprises a controller configured to acquire information for identifying a vehicle conducting ride-sharing; and instruct a management apparatus of a toll road to apply preferential treatment when the vehicle conducting the ride-sharing travels along the toll road.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Satoshi SHIMADA, Kazuhiko NAKANISHI, Yuko MIZUNO, Masayuki MATSUDA, Takuya MAEKAWA, Yorichika ISHIYAMA
  • Patent number: 10530037
    Abstract: An antenna device capable of suppressing influence on an antenna performance even if an electronic device is provided in its vicinity is provided. An antenna device 1 is equipped with a top element 30 and a coil 40. A casing 51 of a camera 50 is disposed at such a position as not to be right under the top element 30. The coil 40 is disposed close to the casing 51 in a front-rear direction. A distance between the casing 51 and the coil 40 in the front-rear direction is longer than or equal to 0.00075 times a shortest wavelength of a reception target signal. A maximum antenna efficiency of the antenna device 1 in a predetermined frequency band is higher than or equal to 85% of a maximum antenna efficiency in a case where the camera 50 is not provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: YOKOWO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hirotoshi Mizuno, Kentaro Hayashi, Masayuki Goto
  • Publication number: 20200000913
    Abstract: A plasma activated ophthalmic solution generating device operable to generate a therapeutic ophthalmic solution for curing epidemic keratoconjunctivitis includes a plasma generating electrode operable to generate a plasma activated ophthalmic solution for epidemic keratoconjunctivitis, wherein the plasma generating electrode is arranged surrounding an insert space where a unit dose ophthalmic eyedrop container with a container body, which seals a certain solution in a sterile state, is inserted; a power supply unit; and a high voltage generating unit, which is connected to the power supply unit, operable to be supplied with power source from the power supply unit and to apply high voltage electric current to the plasma generating electrode. This configuration makes it possible to provide a novel and effective therapeutic ophthalmic solution for epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: CSP Advanced Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Masahiko Kobayashi, Masayuki Takasu, Akira Mizuno
  • Publication number: 20190393596
    Abstract: In an antenna device, when an AM/FM antenna as a first antenna and an SDARS antenna or a GPS antenna as a second antenna that have different frequency bands are provided in a common case, an additional conductor portion extends out from a conductor main body portion of a capacitive element, and the additional conductor portion includes a parallel strip-shaped portion having a length that is ΒΌ of an effective wavelength in a frequency band of the second antenna, and extending parallel to the conductor main body portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2017
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: YOKOWO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hirotoshi MIZUNO, Masayuki GOTO, Kazuhiro KOWAITA
  • Patent number: 10398024
    Abstract: The stretchable circuit board (100) includes: a stretchable base (10); a stretchable wiring portion (20) formed on the stretchable base (10); a reinforcement base (30) having in-plane rigidity higher than that of the stretchable base (10); a draw-out wiring portion (40) formed on the reinforcement base (30), and electrically continuous with the stretchable wiring portion (20); and an elastomer layer (50) formed on the reinforcement base (30). The reinforcement base (30) overlaps with a partial area (10a) of the stretchable base (10). An other area (10b) of the stretchable base (10) is exposed from the reinforcement base (30). The stretchable wiring portion (20) extends on the other area (10b) and over the partial area (10a). The elastomer layer (50) and the stretchable base (10) are layered and joined with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON MEKTRON, LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki Iwase, Takeo Wakabayashi, Eiji Mizuno
  • Patent number: 10334130
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a conveyor to convey a conveyed object in a conveyance direction, a plurality of head units to perform image formation on the conveyed object, a displacement sensor disposed downstream from the plurality of head units to detect a position adjustment image on the conveyed object, formed by the plurality of head units, and at least one processor configured to adjust an image formation position of at least one of the head units in a direction orthogonal to the conveyance direction, based on a result generated by the displacement sensor. The image forming apparatus further includes a surface sensor to obtain surface data of the conveyed object at a position corresponding to the head unit to be adjusted, and the processor further adjusts the image formation position in the orthogonal direction based on the surface data obtained by the surface sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masayuki Sunaoshi, Tomoaki Hayashi, Masahiro Mizuno, Tsuyoshi Nagasu
  • Publication number: 20190152792
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method for producing a bis (fluorosulfonyl) imide alkali metal salt by a reaction of a mixture containing bis (fluorosulfonyl) imide and an alkali metal compound is provided. According to this method for producing a bis (fluorosulfonyl) imide alkali metal salt, a total of weight ratios of the bis (fluorosulfonyl) imide, the alkali metal compound and the bis (fluorosulfonyl) imide alkali metal salt to an entire reacted mixture is not less than 0.8, after the reaction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicants: MORITA CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES CO., LTD., NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kenji Yamada, Hirotsugu Shimizu, Yasunori Okumura, Masayuki Okajima, Takeo Kawase, Hiromoto Katsuyama, Hiroyuki Mizuno, Yukihiro Fukata, Naohiko Itayama
  • Publication number: 20190143675
    Abstract: A liquid ejection apparatus includes a plurality of liquid ejection head units that eject liquid onto a conveyed object at different positions along a conveying path; a first support member and a second support member that are respectively provided at an upstream side and a downstream side of a landing position of liquid ejected by a corresponding liquid ejection head unit; a first detection unit that is installed between the first support member and the second support member and is configured to detect a position of the conveyed object in a direction orthogonal to a conveying direction of the conveyed object; a second detection unit that is installed upstream of the first detection unit; and a movement control unit that moves each liquid ejection head unit based on a plurality of detection results output by the first detection unit and/or the second detection unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2019
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi NAGASU, Tomoaki HAYASHI, Masayuki SUNAOSHI, Koichi KUDO, Masahiro MIZUNO
  • Patent number: 9391686
    Abstract: A wireless communication system includes a first radio equipment that transmits first data using a first radio wave; a data transmitter that transmits a second radio wave, the second radio wave causing a disturbance on the first radio wave according to second data to be transmitted; and a second radio equipment that demodulates the first data transmitted from the first radio equipment, and demodulates the second data transmitted from the data transmitter using a variation in a bit error rate of communication between the first radio equipment and the second radio equipment, wherein the data transmitter includes a first antenna that receives the first radio wave; an input amplifier that amplifies a signal corresponding to the first radio wave received by the first antenna; and an oscillator that is supplied with an output from the input amplifier, and oscillates at the same frequency as that of the first radio wave.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2016
    Assignee: Renesas Electronics Corporation
    Inventors: Hidetoshi Ikeda, Masayuki Mizuno, Haruya Ishizaki