Patents by Inventor Ryosuke FUJIMURA

Ryosuke FUJIMURA 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: 10715396
    Abstract: A support apparatus includes: an obtaining part, which obtains status information respectively from one or a plurality of safety devices network-connected with a control apparatus; a selecting part, which selects the safety device to which device identification information is to be newly set based on the status information of each safety device; and a setting part, which determines and sets corresponding device identification information in accordance with an instruction from a user based on network identification information set for the network to which each safety device belongs and a network address of each safety device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Akio Kawaharada, Nobuyuki Takuma, Hiromu Suganuma, Ryosuke Fujimura, Hiroko Kubo
  • Patent number: 10656636
    Abstract: An evaluation system includes an acquisition module that acquires a safety program, an instruction extraction module that extracts an instruction directed to processing for causing a target device to operate with safety maintained, a signal extraction module that extracts an input signal and an output signal related to the instruction, a setting module that displays the extracted input signal and the extracted output signal in association with each other, and receives a setting of an expected output value for the displayed output signal, the expected output value being a value for causing the target device to operate with safety maintained, and an evaluation module that changes a value of the extracted input signal and determines whether a value of the output signal calculated by an operation in accordance with the safety program, in response to change of the value of the input signal, is identical to the expected output value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: OMRON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryosuke Fujimura, Nobuyuki Takuma, Hiromu Suganuma, Asahi Matsui, Masaya Inoue
  • Patent number: 10627784
    Abstract: A first control unit includes a data transfer relay unit that executes a process of transferring input data corresponding to a signal input to an input and output unit to a second control unit according to a request from the second control unit, and/or a process of transferring output data that defines a signal to be output from the input and output unit from the second control unit to the input and output unit, a storage unit that holds the data transferred by the data transfer relay unit, and a monitoring processing unit that determines whether or not a predetermined trigger condition has been satisfied on the basis of the data held in the storage unit, and outputs a value of any data held in the storage unit according to a predetermined output configuration when it is determined that the trigger condition has been satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Yuki Kanaya, Asahi Matsui, Norihiro Maekawa, Ryosuke Fujimura
  • Publication number: 20200037644
    Abstract: A mix for fried food contains 20 mass % or more of a high-fiber resistant starch having a dietary fiber content of 60 mass % or higher. The mix for fried food is rich in dietary fiber and therefore beneficial as a healthy low-carb foodstuff and yet enables making fried food with the coating of which has a non-sticky, brittle, and crisp texture and also maintains such a pleasant texture even after an elapse of a certain period of time from the cooking or when reheated, e.g., in a microwave oven. Also disclosed are a batter containing 100 parts by mass of the mix and 100 to 1000 parts by mass of a liquid, and a method for making fried food including the steps of coating a food with the batter and cooking the coated food.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2017
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Ryosuke FUJIMURA, Souichiro HIWATASHI
  • Patent number: 10545471
    Abstract: An evaluation system includes: processing execution means for executing computation in accordance with a safety program; setting means for receiving an input signal of an evaluation target and an expected output value; first determination means for determining whether or not a first output value of an output signal decided by the processing execution means coincides with the expected output value based on reception of a change in the value of the input signal from a first input value to a second input value from an input device; second determination means for determining whether or not a second output value of an output signal decided by the processing execution means coincides with the first output value based on reception of returning of the value of the input signal from the second input value to the first input value from the input device; and output means for outputting determination results.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Ryosuke Fujimura, Nobuyuki Takuma, Hiromu Suganuma, Asahi Matsui, Masaya Inoue
  • Patent number: 10528017
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer readable storage medium are provided. An information processing apparatus (200) for generating a safety program for causing output devices to operate such that safety is maintained if a predetermined condition is satisfied includes: an acquisition unit acquiring an input/output setting (230) that correlates respective input devices with output devices that respond to changes in values of input signals from the input devices from a first input value that is an initial value to a second input value; and a generation unit generating, in a case in which a value of an input signal from any of the input devices defined in the input/output setting (230) has changed from the first input value to the second input value, a safety program for shifting an operation state of an output device correlated with the input device to a safety state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Ryosuke Fujimura, Nobuyuki Takuma, Hiromu Suganuma, Hiroko Kubo, Asahi Matsui
  • Publication number: 20190335793
    Abstract: A coating material for fried food contains a wheat flour in an amount of 50-95 mass % and a modified starch in an amount of 5-50 mass %, the modified starch having been subjected to an oxidation treatment or an acid treatment and having an RVA maximum viscosity of 1,000 mPa·s or less. A heat-treated wheat flour may be used as the wheat flour. The coating material for fried food may further contain a leavening agent in an amount of 0.1-3 mass %, and may further contain an emulsifier in an amount of 2 mass % or less. It is possible to produce a fried food whose coating has a crispy and light texture not only immediately after the fried food is produced but also after a certain period of time from when the fried food is produced, or after the fried food is reheated in a microwave oven or the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2018
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Inventors: Ryosuke TAKASU, Souichiro HIWATASHI, Tatsunori NISHIDE, Ryosuke FUJIMURA
  • Publication number: 20190306250
    Abstract: An approach capable easily setting required connection settings even when multiple devices are connected to a network is provided. A support apparatus includes: a first setting reception part, which receives a setting of connection; a second setting reception part, which receives a setting of a variable name used for reference in a program executed in a control apparatus for each datum exchanged in the connection that is set; a generation part, which determines a tag name associated with each datum based on the variable name that is set for each datum, and generates a connection setting that contains each tag name that is determined; and a transmission part, which transmits the connection setting that is generated to the control apparatus and the device which are involved in the connection setting.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroko KUBO, Nobuyuki TAKUMA, Hiromu SUGANUMA, Ryosuke FUJIMURA, Asahi MATSUI
  • Publication number: 20190303319
    Abstract: An approach capable easily setting required connection settings even when multiple devices are connected to a network is provided. A support apparatus includes: a setting reception part, which receives a connection setting that is the setting of the connection established between the control apparatus and each remote device; and a transmission part, which transmit the connection setting received by the setting reception part to the control apparatus and the remote device which are involved in the connection setting. The setting reception part includes a part which displays the remote devices capable of establishing the connection from the control apparatus by a list and receives selection to the remote devices displayed by a list, and a part which temporarily allocates the input-output data predetermined for a remote device that is selected to the selected remote device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroko KUBO, Nobuyuki TAKUMA, Hiromu SUGANUMA, Ryosuke FUJIMURA, Asahi MATSUI
  • Publication number: 20190306029
    Abstract: A support apparatus includes: an obtaining part, which obtains status information respectively from one or a plurality of safety devices network-connected with a control apparatus; a selecting part, which selects the safety device to which device identification information is to be newly set based on the status information of each safety device; and a setting part, which determines and sets corresponding device identification information in accordance with an instruction from a user based on network identification information set for the network to which each safety device belongs and a network address of each safety device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Akio KAWAHARADA, Nobuyuki TAKUMA, Hiromu SUGANUMA, Ryosuke FUJIMURA, Hiroko KUBO
  • Publication number: 20190265669
    Abstract: A control system and a functional unit are capable of freely setting a place at which an operation for executing an access process is performed independently of an installation place of a controller. A CPU unit capable of communicating with a storage unit, and a plurality of functional units communicatively connected to the CPU unit are included. The functional unit includes an input unit including a switch that receives a user operation. The input unit generates a command for executing an access process when an input portion receives execution of the access process for accessing the storage unit from an IO unit. A designated IO unit executes the access process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Applicant: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Kazunari MIYAKE, Ryosuke FUJIMURA, Daisuke YAGI, Takamasa UEDA, Yasuki YODA
  • Patent number: 10345798
    Abstract: A safety system according to one or more embodiments including a safety controller that executes a safety program. The safety system includes: a collection unit configured to collect an input value over a predetermined period, the input value being a value of an input signal selected previously in one or a plurality of input signals input to the safety controller; and a visualization unit configured to reproduce a behavior of the safety program over the predetermined period based on the input value collected over the predetermined period, and to express visually an operating state of the safety program at an appointed point of time in the predetermined period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Takamasa Ueda, Asahi Matsui, Nobuyuki Takuma, Hiromu Suganuma, Ryosuke Fujimura
  • Publication number: 20190204792
    Abstract: A first control unit includes a data transfer relay unit that executes a process of transferring input data corresponding to a signal input to an input and output unit to a second control unit according to a request from the second control unit, and/or a process of transferring output data that defines a signal to be output from the input and output unit from the second control unit to the input and output unit, a storage unit that holds the data transferred by the data transfer relay unit, and a monitoring processing unit that determines whether or not a predetermined trigger condition has been satisfied on the basis of the data held in the storage unit, and outputs a value of any data held in the storage unit according to a predetermined output configuration when it is determined that the trigger condition has been satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Yuki KANAYA, Asahi MATSUI, Norihiro MAEKAWA, Ryosuke FUJIMURA
  • Patent number: 10339255
    Abstract: A program development support device includes: a first display control module that displays, in response to selection of any input/output unit connected to the safety controller, a first image object representing an external appearance and input/output terminals of the selected input/output unit; and a second display control module that displays, together with the first image object, a second image object representing a safety device and a circuit configuration of the safety device, the safety device being set to be allocated to any of the input/output terminals of the selected input/output unit. For an input/output terminal to which each safety device is allocated, the input/output terminal represented by the first image object and the circuit configuration represented by the second image object are displayed in association with each other by the program development support device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: OMRON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroko Sakurai, Nobuyuki Takuma, Ryosuke Fujimura, Hiromu Suganuma, Asahi Matsui
  • Publication number: 20190197016
    Abstract: A control system and control device are provided capable of flexibly realizing communication processing without requiring an additional unit even when a plurality of units having a communication function are present is provided. The control system includes a first unit having a first communication port for transmitting and receiving data, and one or more second units electrically connected to the first unit. Each of the second units includes a logical communication unit for transmitting/receiving data to/from the device electrically connected to the first communication port of the first unit. The first unit includes a forwarding processing unit which forwards transmission data transmitted from the second unit to the device which is a transmission destination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Norihiro MAEKAWA, Yutaka TAHARA, Kazunari MIYAKE, Koji KARASUYAMA, Yuji IKEO, Ryosuke FUJIMURA
  • Publication number: 20190014801
    Abstract: Modified wheat flour for use in the preparation of coated fried food includes a heat treated product of unmodified wheat flour and having an RVA peak viscosity of 3500 to 7000 mPa·s and a gelatinization onset temperature lower than that of the unmodified wheat flour by at least 10° C. The unmodified wheat flour preferably has a gelatinization onset temperature of 70° to 86° C. The unmodified wheat flour preferably has an RVA peak viscosity of 3000 to 5000 mPa·s. The modified wheat flour has good water dispersibility and provides coated fried foods having a crispy coating.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2017
    Publication date: January 17, 2019
    Applicant: NISSHIN FOODS INC.
    Inventors: Ryosuke FUJIMURA, Masato OHMURA, Souichiro HIWATASHI, Michihiro SAKAKIBARA
  • Patent number: 10180892
    Abstract: An evaluation system includes a process execution module that executes an operation in accordance with a safety program, a setting module that receives an evaluation condition, a first determination module that changes the value of the input signal to be evaluated, from a first input value which is an initial value to a second input value, and determines whether a first output value of the output signal to be evaluated which is determined by the process execution module is identical to the expected output value, a second determination module that restores the value of the input signal to be evaluated, from the second input value to the first input value, and determines whether a second output value of the output signal to be evaluated which is determined by the process execution module is identical to the first output value, and an output module that outputs a determination result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: OMRON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryosuke Fujimura, Nobuyuki Takuma, Hiromu Suganuma, Asahi Matsui, Masaya Inoue
  • Publication number: 20180259926
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer readable storage medium are provided. An information processing apparatus (200) for generating a safety program for causing output devices to operate such that safety is maintained if a predetermined condition is satisfied includes: an acquisition unit acquiring an input/output setting (230) that correlates respective input devices with output devices that respond to changes in values of input signals from the input devices from a first input value that is an initial value to a second input value; and a generation unit generating, in a case in which a value of an input signal from any of the input devices defined in the input/output setting (230) has changed from the first input value to the second input value, a safety program for shifting an operation state of an output device correlated with the input device to a safety state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2018
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Applicant: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Ryosuke FUJIMURA, Nobuyuki TAKUMA, Hiromu SUGANUMA, Hiroko KUBO, Asahi MATSUI
  • Publication number: 20180259925
    Abstract: An evaluation system includes: processing execution means for executing computation in accordance with a safety program; setting means for receiving an input signal of an evaluation target and an expected output value; first determination means for determining whether or not a first output value of an output signal decided by the processing execution means coincides with the expected output value based on reception of a change in the value of the input signal from a first input value to a second input value from an input device; second determination means for determining whether or not a second output value of an output signal decided by the processing execution means coincides with the first output value based on reception of returning of the value of the input signal from the second input value to the first input value from the input device; and output means for outputting determination results.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Applicant: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Ryosuke FUJIMURA, Nobuyuki TAKUMA, Hiromu SUGANUMA, Asahi MATSUI, Masaya INOUE
  • Publication number: 20180004181
    Abstract: A safety system according to one or more embodiments including a safety controller that executes a safety program. The safety system includes: a collection unit configured to collect an input value over a predetermined period, the input value being a value of an input signal selected previously in one or a plurality of input signals input to the safety controller; and a visualization unit configured to reproduce a behavior of the safety program over the predetermined period based on the input value collected over the predetermined period, and to express visually an operating state of the safety program at an appointed point of time in the predetermined period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2017
    Publication date: January 4, 2018
    Applicant: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Takamasa UEDA, Asahi MATSUI, Nobuyuki TAKUMA, Hiromu SUGANUMA, Ryosuke FUJIMURA