Patents by Inventor Ryoko NAKANO

Ryoko NAKANO 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: 20210277165
    Abstract: Provided is a method for modifying a polypropylene resin molded body with a side chain crystalline block copolymer having a long alkane chain in a side chain, having a good interaction force with the polypropylene resin molded body, and having a function capable of modifying surface characteristics. Also provided is a modified polypropylene resin molded body. The method for modifying a polypropylene resin molded body includes a step of contacting a copolymer solution including a side chain crystalline block copolymer with a polypropylene resin molded body at a temperature of the copolymer solution of 40 to 120° C. The modified polypropylene resin molded body includes a base material of the polypropylene resin molded body and a site that includes the side chain crystalline block copolymer in at least part of the base material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2019
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Inventors: Shigeru YAO, Sho HIRAI, Hideaki OBUCHI, Ryoko NAKANO, Tomohito UCHINO
  • Publication number: 20200239654
    Abstract: A surface modifying composition for modifying a surface of a formed product made of high-density polyethylene or ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene, the composition comprising: a copolymer having a unit of a first monomer having an aliphatic group having 10 or more carbon atoms and a unit of a second monomer having any of an amino group, an epoxy group, and an ether group, and a solvent having a boiling point of 100° C. or more and being at least one selected from the group consisting of a halogen-based solvent, an alkane solvent, a cycloalkane solvent, a dicycloalkane solvent, an aromatic solvent, and a nitro-based solvent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Shigeru YAO, Sho HIRAI, Hideaki OBUCHI, Ryoko NAKANO, Shoichi ISHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200094864
    Abstract: An operation input device includes a touch detector configured to detect an operation state to an operation unit of a steering wheel of a vehicle, a controller configured to determine an operation command by fingers of an operator to the touch detector based on a touch state of the fingers of the operator to the touch detector and to operate an operation target device, and a notification unit for notifying the operator based on the operation command by the fingers determined by the controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2017
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Masahiro TAKAHASHI, Ryoko NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20190363298
    Abstract: A display device includes a transparent organic EL element, and a base material that is arranged facing the transparent organic EL element and reflects incident light. A reflective surface of the base material is formed as a decorative surface. Decorative designs formed on the decorative surface are presented at a lower position than information subject to light-emitting display via the transparent organic EL element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2018
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: Jun KAWAMORI, Ryoko NAKANO
  • Patent number: 10464589
    Abstract: A steering control device includes a steering wheel configured to allow a traveling direction of a vehicle to be adjusted depending on performed turning operation, an input operation unit disposed in a center region of the steering wheel and configured to receive input operation by an operator, a switching unit connected to the steering wheel and the input operation unit and configured to switch a turn of the steering wheel between a turn of the steering wheel together with the input operation unit and a turn of only the steering wheel, and a controller configured to control the switching unit such that only the steering wheel turns in accordance with an input of an input signal indicating a start of a self-driving mode in which a turn of the steering wheel is controlled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO
    Inventors: Ryoko Nakano, Jun Kawamori
  • Publication number: 20190255917
    Abstract: A window control device includes sensor sections, the number of the sensor sections being not less than the number of windows to be opened and closed on a vehicle and the sensor sections having N (wherein N is an integer of two or more) sensor modules disposed on a door trim of the vehicle, and a controller configured to, when the sensor sections detect a specified operation, which is an operation specified in advance, control a window specified according to the specified operation such that the window is driven in a drive mode corresponding to the specified operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2017
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventor: Ryoko NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20190196626
    Abstract: An operation input device includes a capacitance sensor including detection regions in a matrix where detectors are disposed in a matrix, a pressure sensor disposed so as to overlap with the capacitance sensor, an operation detector formed by disposing the capacitance sensor and the pressure sensor so as to overlap with a base part, and a controller configured to detect capacitance information and pressure information from the capacitance sensor and the pressure sensor and to detect an operation state to the operation detector in a matrix.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2017
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Masahiro TAKAHASHI, Ryoko NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20180370556
    Abstract: A steering control device includes a steering wheel configured to allow a traveling direction of a vehicle to be adjusted depending on performed turning operation, an input operation unit disposed in a center region of the steering wheel and configured to receive input operation by an operator, a switching unit connected to the steering wheel and the input operation unit and configured to switch a turn of the steering wheel between a turn of the steering wheel together with the input operation unit and a turn of only the steering wheel, and a controller configured to control the switching unit such that only the steering wheel turns in accordance with an input of an input signal indicating a start of a self-driving mode in which a turn of the steering wheel is controlled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2017
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: Ryoko NAKANO, Jun KAWAMORI
  • Publication number: 20180327561
    Abstract: A surface-modified material comprises a base material at least a portion of which is polyethylene; and polymer that modifies a surface of the polyethylene. The polymer is either of a block copolymer of monomers including first monomer that is (meth)acrylate having an alkane side chain with 10 or more carbon atoms in length, and second monomer that is (meth)acrylate containing tertiary amine, and block copolymer of monomers including first monomer that is (meth)acrylate having an alkane side chain with 10 or more carbon atoms in length, and second monomer that is (meth)acrylate having a side chain including —CF2-structure having 4 or more carbon atoms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2015
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Inventors: Shigeru YAO, Ryoko NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20170197491
    Abstract: An air conditioning control device includes an operation detector that detects a touch operation made in an operation area by a detection target, and a controller that sets, in the operation area, a two-dimensional coordinate system having a first axis related to a first setting value and a second axis related to a second setting value, and outputs a control signal to control an air conditioning device in accordance with the first setting value and the second setting value based on coordinates of the detection target in the two-dimensional coordinate system, the coordinates being detected by the operation detector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2016
    Publication date: July 13, 2017
    Inventor: Ryoko NAKANO