Patents by Inventor Osamu Okada

Osamu Okada 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: 20200239797
    Abstract: A power generation system comprises a fuel gas supply device 13 for controlling methane concentration or carbon dioxide concentration in a mixed gas MG containing methane and carbon dioxide within a setting range for the concentration in the fuel gas of a gas engine 11, and for supplying the mixed gas MG to the gas engine 11 as the fuel gas, and a gas concentration sensor 14 for measuring the carbon dioxide concentration or the methane concentration of the mixed gas MG.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: Renaissance Energy Research Corporation
    Inventors: Osamu OKADA, Nobuaki HANAI, Junya MIYATA, Hideaki MATSUO
  • Publication number: 20200158329
    Abstract: An Ni-based alloy pipe for nuclear power has a chemical composition consisting of, in mass percent: C: 0.015 to 0.030%, Si: 0.10 to 0.50%, Mn: 0.10 to 0.50%, P: 0.040% or less, S: 0.015% or less, Cu: 0.01 to 0.20%, Ni: 50.0 to 65.0%, Cr: 19.0 to 35.0%, Mo: 0 to 0.40%, Co: 0.040% or less, Al: 0.30% or less, N: 0.010 to 0.080%, Ti: 0.020 to 0.180%, Zr: 0.010% or less, and Nb: 0.060% or less, the balance: Fe and impurities, and satisfying [(N?Ti×14/48)×d3?4000] in relation to an average grain diameter, wherein a standard deviation of grain diameters is 20 ?m or less, and a hardness of insides of grains is 180 HV or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kiyoko TAKEDA, Hirokazu OKADA, Osamu MIYAHARA
  • Patent number: 10656639
    Abstract: In a driving support device, an image output unit outputs image information including a vehicle object representing a vehicle and a sign object representing a sign, to a display unit. An operation signal input unit receives an operation signal of a user for moving, in the image displayed on the display unit, the vehicle object to the position of the sign object or for moving the sign object to the position of the vehicle object. A command output unit outputs a command corresponding to the display content in the sign object when the operation signal is received, to an automatic driving control unit that controls automatic driving.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazushige Yamada, Osamu Yamaji, Azusa Gojyo, Satoshi Kajita, Toshiaki Mori, Makoto Okada
  • Patent number: 10604158
    Abstract: A driver can intuitively and conveniently perform an operation for instructing a traffic lane change to a vehicle. In a driving support device 10, an image output unit 14a outputs, to a display unit 31, an image containing an own vehicle object representing an own vehicle and a plurality of traffic lanes. An operation signal input unit 14b receives an operation of a user for moving the own vehicle object in the image displayed on the display unit 31 from a first traffic lane to a second traffic lane. A command output unit 14c outputs, to an automatic driving control unit 20 that controls automatic driving, a command for instructing the change of a traveling traffic lane of the own vehicle from the first traffic lane to the second traffic lane when the operation is received.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazushige Yamada, Osamu Yamaji, Azusa Gojyo, Satoshi Kajita, Toshiaki Mori, Makoto Okada
  • Patent number: 10564827
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a processing unit configured to control combining of a captured image and an operation target image so as to generate a combined image for feeding back gesture recognition to a user. A degree of visualization of the captured image appears to be changed in the combined image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Osamu Shigeta, Kazuyuki Yamamoto, Yasushi Okumura, Yoshihito Ohki, Takuo Ikeda, Kenichi Okada, Junki Ohmura, Michinari Kohno, Naoki Saito
  • Patent number: 10554895
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes: a visual field determination section 122 that determines, for a predetermined subject distance and on the basis of two images with different parallaxes that have been captured by a plurality of imaging units that perform three-dimensional image shooting, a common visual field range of the two images with different parallaxes; and a display controller 138 that displays, on a display, information on the determined common visual field range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Olympus Corporation
    Inventors: Hideaki Yoshida, Hisayuki Harada, Toshikazu Hayashi, Keiji Okada, Osamu Nonaka, Yuichi Tsuchimochi
  • Patent number: 10532763
    Abstract: In a driving support device, an image output unit outputs an image including a vehicle object representing a vehicle and a peripheral situation of the vehicle, to a display unit. An operation signal input unit receives a gesture operation by a user that involves moving of the vehicle object in the image displayed on the display unit. A command output unit outputs a command according to the gesture operation, to an automatic driving control unit that controls automatic driving.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazushige Yamada, Osamu Yamaji, Azusa Gojyo, Satoshi Kajita, Toshiaki Mori, Makoto Okada
  • Patent number: 10507434
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composition for a CO2 gas separation membrane containing: at least one compound selected from the group consisting of an alkali metal carbonate, an alkali metal bicarbonate, and an alkali metal hydroxide; a crosslinked polymer in which a polymer having a carboxyl group has been crosslinked; and a non-crosslinked polymer obtained by polymerization of one or more monomers selected from the group consisting of vinyl acetate, acrylic acid, methacrylic acid, and a derivative thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignees: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED, RENAISSANCE ENERGY RESEARCH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yudai Ota, Yoshihito Okubo, Osamu Okada, Nobuaki Hanai, Peng Yan, Yasato Kiyohara, Atsushi Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10506151
    Abstract: An information acquisition apparatus includes: a configuration information acquisition section that acquires configuration information that indicates a configuration of a plurality of portions to be photographed; a determination section that determines a photographing state of a portion indicated in the configuration information; and a photographing guide screen creation section that creates the photographing guide screen, wherein the photographing guide screen creation section includes the acquired configuration information in the photographing guide screen, and adds, to the portion indicated in the configuration information, state information that indicates a photographing state based on the determination performed by the determination section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Olympus Corporation
    Inventors: Hideaki Yoshida, Hisayuki Harada, Toshikazu Hayashi, Keiji Okada, Yuichi Tsuchimochi, Osamu Nonaka
  • Patent number: 10480704
    Abstract: A pulsation damper includes an upper diaphragm, a lower diaphragm configured to form a sealed space having a predetermined pressure with the upper diaphragm, in which an inert gas is filled; and a deformation suppressing member formed of an elastic material, and comprising an inner cylindrical portion, and an extension portion extending from a center portion on an outer peripheral surface of the inner cylindrical portion such that the extension portion extends outward from a center axis of the inner cylindrical portion, wherein the deformation suppressing member is arranged inside the sealed space such that an outer periphery of the extension portion abuts against inner walls of the upper diaphragm and the lower diaphragm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignees: FUJIKOKI CORPORATION, DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shin Yoshida, Takao Okada, Makoto Sudo, Osamu Hishinuma, Hiroatsu Yamada
  • Publication number: 20190332952
    Abstract: An image pickup system includes an input/output modeling section 24, the input/output modeling section 24 creating, as a population, an image group obtained when a specific target is photographed, (access image), and generating an inference model by using, as teacher data, sequential images selected from the image group created as the population, based on whether the specific target can be accessed, wherein each image of the image group is associated with date and time information and/or position information, and the input/output modeling section 24 generates an inference model for determining based on the date and time information and/or the position information whether a process to the specific target is good or bad.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Osamu NONAKA, Kazuhiko OSA, Yoichi YOSHIDA, Hirokazu NOZAKI, Masahiro FUJIMOTO, Hidekazu IWAKI, Koji SAKAI, Keiji OKADA, Yoshihisa OGATA
  • Patent number: 10446847
    Abstract: A non-aqueous lithium-type power storage element obtained by a non-aqueous liquid electrolyte and an electrode laminate having a negative electrode body, a positive electrode body, and a separator being accommodated in an exterior body, wherein: the negative electrode body includes a negative electrode current collector and a negative electrode active material including a carbon material capable of occluding and releasing lithium ions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Asahi Kasei Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Nobuhiro Okada, Yuima Kimura, Yusuke Yamahata, Osamu Saito, Kensuke Niimura, Hidefumi Takami
  • Patent number: 10441917
    Abstract: Provided is a method for separating, from a raw gas containing a specific gas, the specific gas using a gas separation membrane module. The gas separation membrane module includes a housing and a gas separation membrane element enclosed in the housing. The gas separation membrane element includes a gas separation membrane including a hydrophilic resin composition layer for selectively allowing for permeation of the specific gas. The method includes the steps of: increasing pressure in an interior of the gas separation membrane module; increasing a temperature in the interior of the gas separation membrane module; and feeding a raw gas to the interior of the gas separation membrane module in that order.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignees: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED, RENAISSANCE ENERGY RESEARCH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takenori Kitaura, Hisaaki Miyamoto, Yudai Ota, Takehiro Nakasuji, Osamu Okada, Masaaki Teramoto
  • Patent number: 10435033
    Abstract: A driving support device includes an image output unit, an operation signal input unit, and a command output unit. The image output unit outputs an image information including a vehicle object representing a vehicle and a peripheral situation of the vehicle, to a display unit. The operation signal input unit receives an operation signal of a user with respect to the vehicle object in an image displayed on the display unit. The command output unit outputs an automatic driving control command corresponding to the received operation signal, to an automatic driving controller that controls automatic driving.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazushige Yamada, Osamu Yamaji, Azusa Gojyo, Satoshi Kajita, Toshiaki Mori, Makoto Okada
  • Patent number: 10347965
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an electronic apparatus having an antenna unit at a body chassis. The electronic apparatus includes: a body chassis; an antenna supporting member disposed in an antenna space at a periphery of the body chassis, and having an upper face on which an antenna pattern is formed, the antenna space being surrounded with a dielectric cover; a shield wall for the antenna space, including a conductive thin film covering an entire lateral face of the antenna supporting member close to a center of the body chassis, an upper antenna ground element connected to the conductive thin film and the rear face of a keyboard cover member, and a lower antenna ground element connected to the conductive thin film and the rear face of a bottom-face cover member. The conductive thin film, the upper antenna ground element and the lower antenna ground element define the shield wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.
    Inventors: Shigekazu Hawaka, Osamu Yamamoto, Takaaki Okada
  • Patent number: 10336267
    Abstract: In a vehicle control apparatus, one or more control units, each configured to perform an arithmetic operation process in accordance with a program stored therein in advance to individually control an operating state of an activator mounted in a vehicle, are connected to a network communication path to form a vehicle network. The vehicle control apparatus includes an external communication unit and a monitoring unit. The external communication unit is connectable to or disconnectable from the network communication path and is configured to allow the vehicle to communicate externally. The monitoring unit is configured to determine a state of each of the one or more control units while the external communication unit is disconnected from the network communication path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: SUBARU CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masatsugu Suzuki, Osamu Okada, Norihito Machida, Keisuke Kamada
  • Patent number: 10245552
    Abstract: A carbon dioxide separation method including the steps of: feeding a mixed gas that contains at least carbon dioxide and water vapor to a carbon dioxide separation membrane that contains a hydrophilic resin and a carbon dioxide carrier; separating, from the mixed gas, a permeation gas that contains the carbon dioxide by use of the carbon dioxide separation membrane; adjusting temperature of gas which contacts the carbon dioxide separation membrane so that a temperature difference between the mixed gas and the permeation gas is not lower than 0° C. and not higher than 20° C.; and adjusting pressure of the permeation gas, the pressure of the permeation gas and water vapor partial pressure in the mixed gas satisfying the following formula (1): 2.5 kPaA<(pressure of permeation gas)<(water vapor partial pressure in mixed gas) . . . (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignees: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED, RENAISSANCE ENERGY RESEARCH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobutaka Kodama, Emi Okubo, Osamu Okada, Nobuaki Hanai
  • Publication number: 20190083926
    Abstract: Provided is a method for separating, from a raw gas containing a specific gas, the specific gas using a gas separation membrane module. The gas separation membrane module includes a housing and a gas separation membrane element enclosed in the housing. The gas separation membrane element includes a gas separation membrane including a hydrophilic resin composition layer for selectively allowing for permeation of the specific gas. The method includes the steps of: increasing pressure in an interior of the gas separation membrane module; increasing a temperature in the interior of the gas separation membrane module; and feeding a raw gas to the interior of the gas separation membrane module in that order.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicants: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED, RENAISSANCE ENERGY RESEARCH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takenori KITAURA, Hisaaki MIYAMOTO, Yudai OTA, Takehiro NAKASUJI, Osamu OKADA, Masaaki TERAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10232319
    Abstract: The present invention provides a composition for a CO2 gas separation membrane containing: at least one compound selected from the group consisting of an alkali metal carbonate, an alkali metal bicarbonate, and an alkali metal hydroxide; a crosslinked polymer in which a polymer having a carboxyl group has been crosslinked; and a non-crosslinked polymer obtained by polymerization of one or more monomers selected from the group consisting of vinyl acetate, acrylic acid, methacrylic acid, and a derivative thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignees: SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED, RENAISSANCE ENERGY RESEARCH CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yudai Ota, Yoshihito Okubo, Osamu Okada, Nobuaki Hanai, Peng Yan, Yasato Kiyohara, Atsushi Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20190060826
    Abstract: A biogas combustion system that obtains a stable output and saves energy is realized. A combustion system comprises a separation portion 14 that removes carbon dioxide from a treatment target gas containing a mixture gas containing methane as a main component and containing carbon dioxide to obtain methane gas of a high purity in which at least a content of carbon dioxide has been reduced, and a combustion portion 15 that combusts the methane gas. The separation portion 14 includes a first treatment chamber 11 and a second treatment chamber 12 separated from each other by a separation membrane 13 therebetween.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicant: Renaissance Energy Research Corporation
    Inventors: Osamu OKADA, Nobuaki HANAI, Peng YAN, Hideaki MATSUO