Patents by Inventor Satoshi Yokoyama

Satoshi Yokoyama 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: 11357144
    Abstract: A component supply device includes a transport path that guides a component connected body from a component insertion port on an upstream side in a component feeding direction to a component supply position on a downstream side, the component connected body including a plurality of axial components arranged and connected at a predetermined pitch, the plurality of axial components each having a lead, and a feed mechanism that pitch-feeds the component connected body along the transport path to the downstream side. The feed mechanism includes a feed member which has a plurality of feed hooks disposed at the predetermined pitch along the component feeding direction, a rotating shaft which is connected to one end side of the feed member, and a moving mechanism which is connected to the feed member through the rotating shaft and reciprocates the rotating shaft along the component feeding direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideaki Watanabe, Dai Yokoyama, Shigeki Imafuku, Yosuke Nagasawa, Satoshi Matsuoka, Kazuo Nagae
  • Patent number: 11351563
    Abstract: A liquid dispensing apparatus includes a mounting unit on which a liquid discharging device is mounted, a driving circuit to supply driving voltages to an actuator of the liquid discharging device mounted on the mounting unit, a capacitance measuring circuit configured to measure a capacitance value of the actuator and a controller configured to acquire the capacitance value, compare the capacitance value to a predetermined threshold value, and determine whether to supply a first control signal to the driving circuit to drive the actuator of the liquid discharging device to discharge a liquid based on the comparison of the capacitance value to the predetermined threshold value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shuhei Yokoyama, Satoshi Kaiho, Ryutaro Kusunoki, Seiya Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20220170427
    Abstract: An injector diagnosis device 1 includes: an engine sound model generator 14 configured to generate a normal engine sound model and an abnormal engine sound model based on the number of cylinders of the engine and a combustion pattern of the engine; an operating sound obtainment unit 12 configured to obtain the operating sound of the engine operating with the combustion pattern; a frequency characteristics calculation unit 13 configured to calculate the frequency characteristics of the operating sound obtained by the operating sound obtainment unit 12; and an injector diagnosis unit 15 configured to diagnose whether or not the injectors have a failure based on the frequency characteristics of the operating sound which is calculated by the frequency characteristics calculation unit 13, and the normal engine sound model and the abnormal engine sound model which is generated by the engine sound model generator 14.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Inventors: Tien Trien LE, Hisashi YOKOYAMA, Satoshi INOSE, Shogo KUNIOKA
  • Publication number: 20220165307
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including an image processing section that generates visual information that is to be superimposed on or around a ball in a play video being a video of table-tennis play and that indicates a characteristic of the ball including at least one of a spin speed or a rotation direction of the ball.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2020
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi ASAI, Jiro KAWANO, Shoji WATANABE, Taku SUGAWARA, Hironori HATTORI, Suguru YOKOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20220154661
    Abstract: An injector failure diagnostic device 1 diagnoses injector failures for a multi-cylinder internal combustion engine 2 having injectors 21 to 24, each injector injects fuel to the corresponding cylinder. The injector failure diagnostic device 1 includes: an operating sound obtainment unit 12 configured to obtain current operating sound that is operating sound when all of the injectors operate, and obtain pseudo-failure operating sound sequentially for each of the injectors, the pseudo-failure sound being operating sound generated by stopping the fuel injection from one injector while maintaining the operation of the remaining injectors; and a faulty injector identification unit 13 configured to determine whether or not the pseudo-failure operating sound of each injector obtained by the operating sound obtainment unit 12 is similar to the current operating sound to identify a faulty injector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2020
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Inventors: Tien Trien LE, Hisashi YOKOYAMA, Takahiro SAGARA, Satoshi INOSE
  • Patent number: 11332803
    Abstract: A high-strength hot-dip galvanized steel sheet contains predetermined amounts of C, Si, Mn, P, S, N, O, sol. Al, Ti, and B, 0.1 to 1.5 mass % of Cr+2√óMo, and a balance in a form of Fe and inevitable impurities. A steel structure includes, in area %, ferrite: 1 to 50%, martensite: 20 to 70%, residual austenite: 0 to 5%, pearlite: 0 to 5%, MA and cementite having 0.2 ?m or more grain size: 0 to 5% in total, and a balance in a form of bainite. A number density of MA or cementite having 0.2 ?m or more grain size and isolated in ferrite or bainite grains is 100 pcs/1000 ?m2 or less, and an average hardness of martensite is in a range from 330 to 500 Hv.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takafumi Yokoyama, Yuji Yamaguchi, Masahiro Nakata, Kunio Hayashi, Satoshi Uchida, Takuma Kawanaka
  • Publication number: 20220013951
    Abstract: A wire harness includes a connector and a grommet. The connector includes an inner member having an annular plate-shaped flange. The inner member includes a first divided inner part, a second divided inner part, a deformable hinge that connects one end of the first divided inner part and one end of the second divided inner part to each other, and a lock portion that is formed on a fitting portion between the other end of the first divided inner part and the other end of the second divided inner part. The lock portion is formed on a portion where the other end of the first divided inner part and the other end of the second divided inner part are fitted to each other by sliding movement in accordance with a twisting of the hinge about a first axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2021
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Akitoshi KIMURA, Satoshi YOKOYAMA, Masayoshi OGAWA
  • Patent number: 11186096
    Abstract: A card-issuing device may include a card stack unit, a card feeding mechanism. A card reader unit configured to perform at least one of reading of data recorded on a card and recording of data onto a card, a printing unit, and a card-flipping unit. The printing unit may include a supply roll, a winding roll, and a thermal head. The thermal head may be arranged between the supply roll and the winding roll in a front-rear direction of the card-issuing device, the supply roll and the winding roll may be arranged above the thermal head, and the card stack unit, the card-flipping unit, the thermal head, and the card reader unit may be arranged in that order in the front-rear direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: NIDEC SANKYO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Keiji Ohta, Satoshi Yokoyama
  • Patent number: 11150785
    Abstract: An electronic document is obtained as a single unit of display data divided by a display size of a screen into a group of page data sets. A display configured to sense movement of a movable object in a vertical direction relative to the screen is used. The display is configured such that each of the group of page data sets of the electronic document is associated in a sequence with a respective different one of a group of detection levels within a movement detection range of the display. In response to sensing movement using the display, a page data set corresponding to a detection level in the movement detection range is displayed on the screen in accordance with the sensed movement. Display speed changes are automatically adjusted while displaying different ones of the group of page data sets in accordance with a moving speed of the sensed movement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Muto, Satoshi Yokoyama
  • Patent number: 11142146
    Abstract: A grommet includes: an enlarged-diameter cylindrical portion that has a fitted groove that is around a larger-diameter-side peripheral portion and is configured to be fitted to a through hole of a panel, and an elastically deformable portion that extends from the larger-diameter-side peripheral portion to a smaller-diameter-side peripheral portion and is elastically deformable; and a smaller-diameter cylindrical portion that is configured to be connected with the smaller-diameter-side peripheral portion of the enlarged-diameter cylindrical portion, and in which a wire harness is inserted. A reinforcement rib protrudes from an interior surface of the elastically deformable portion of the enlarged-diameter cylindrical portion. The reinforcement rib is T-shaped. The reinforcement rib has depressions for deformation. The depressions for deformation face in the opposite directions. An intersection of the reinforcement rib that is T-shaped is between the depressions for deformation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Yokoyama, Masayoshi Ogawa, Masafumi Nakayasu, Shota Kinoshita
  • Publication number: 20210291554
    Abstract: A card-issuing device may include a card stack unit, a card feeding mechanism. A card reader unit configured to perform at least one of reading of data recorded on a card and recording of data onto a card, a printing unit, and a card-flipping unit. The printing unit may include a supply roll, a winding roll, and a thermal head. The thermal head may be arranged between the supply roll and the winding roll in a front-rear direction of the card-issuing device, the supply roll and the winding roll may be arranged above the thermal head, and the card stack unit, the card-flipping unit, the thermal head, and the card reader unit may be arranged in that order in the front-rear direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2017
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventors: Keiji OHTA, Satoshi YOKOYAMA
  • Patent number: 11108218
    Abstract: A grommet includes a grommet body, an inner protector, and an outer member. The inner protector includes a protector body accommodated in a protector accommodating chamber of the grommet body and an electric wire guide body projecting toward an outside of the protector accommodating chamber from the protector body. The electric wire guide body is bent such that an intermediate position between a support portion on a side of the protector body and a tip portion is lower than heights of both the support portion and the tip portion with the grommet installed in a vehicle body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignees: YAZAKI CORPORATION, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Satoshi Yokoyama, Kazuyuki Kumoi, Akihito Kouketsu, Masanori Suzumura, Kiyotsugu Miura
  • Patent number: 11097673
    Abstract: A grommet includes a panel mounting portion to be mounted on a panel having an attachment hole, and an inner member to be assembled to the panel mounting portion and fitted into the attachment hole to lock an edge portion of the attachment hole. The panel mounting portion includes a base portion formed in an annular shape, a seal portion formed on the base portion, and a groove portion formed between the base portion and the seal portion, the groove portion being continuous in a peripheral direction. The inner member includes a restriction piece, which abuts against the edge portion of the attachment hole when the inner member is obliquely fitted into the attachment hole of the panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Yokoyama, Shinichi Ikeda, Akitoshi Kimura, Masayoshi Ogawa
  • Patent number: 11081262
    Abstract: A grommet which is configured to cover a periphery of a wire harness includes a panel mounting portion which is configured to be mounted to a panel. The panel mounting portion includes a base portion which is formed in an annular shape, a seal portion which is formed on the base portion and is configured to be in close contact with a surface of the panel, and a groove portion which is formed between the base portion and the seal portion along a peripheral direction of the panel mounting portion. A plurality of reinforcing ribs are configured to connect the base portion and the seal portion and are arranged in the peripheral direction in the groove portion, and the reinforcing ribs are inclined with respect to a mounting direction of the panel mounting portion to the panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masayoshi Ogawa, Satoshi Yokoyama, Shinichi Ikeda, Akitoshi Kimura
  • Publication number: 20210208570
    Abstract: Provided are techniques for organizing a temporary device group for collaborative computing. A list of functions for each of a plurality of devices are stored. A determination is made to form a device group including a receiver device from the plurality of devices, where the receiver device will perform one of the functions. An individual function usage score is generated. In response to the individual function usage score exceeding a device threshold, a request to form a device group is sent to the receiver device. In response to receiving an indication of acceptance to form the device group from the receiving device, the device group is formed for a temporary period, where functions and data are shared in the device group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2020
    Publication date: July 8, 2021
    Inventors: Sanehiro Furuichi, Akiro Saito, Hayato Uenohara, Satoshi Yokoyama, Gaku Yamamoto, Norie Iwasaki
  • Publication number: 20210174993
    Abstract: A grommet includes a tapered barrel part and a tape winding spatula part. The tapered barrel part includes a large diameter cylindrical portion, a small diameter cylindrical portion, and an elastic deformation portion disposed between the large diameter cylindrical portion and the small diameter cylindrical portion. A fitting groove to be fitted in a through hole of a panel, is formed on the large diameter cylindrical portion. A thick walled portion is formed on an inner side of the elastic deformation portion. The tape winding spatula part is connected to the small diameter cylindrical portion and holds a wire harness passed through therein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2020
    Publication date: June 10, 2021
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi YOKOYAMA, Masayoshi OGAWA, Shota KINOSHITA
  • Publication number: 20210153370
    Abstract: An objective of the present invention is to improve the discharge capacity for liquid collected within a casing while suppressing liquid entering a discharge opening from the outside. A liquid discharge structure includes a plate-shaped bottom wall with a discharge opening for liquid, the liquid being collected inside a casing 1 which is configured to be installed in a vehicle, a blocking wall outside the bottom wall, wherein the blocking wall is overlapped with the discharge opening in a plan view on the bottom wall and opposed to the bottom wall with a gap between the blocking wall and the bottom wall, and a fixing mechanism which is disposed not to be overlapped with the discharge opening in the plan view, wherein the fixing mechanism is configured to fix the blocking wall relative to the bottom wall in an attachable and detachable manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2020
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi YOKOYAMA, Yusuke Nagai, Makoto Goto
  • Publication number: 20210151931
    Abstract: A liquid discharge structure includes a bottom wall with a discharge opening for liquid, the liquid being collected inside a casing which is configured to be installed in a vehicle, a blocking wall disposed outside the bottom wall so that the blocking wall is overlapped with the discharge opening in a plan view on the bottom wall and opposed to the bottom wall with a gap, and a pair of vertical walls extending towards the bottom wall from the blocking wall in a front-rear direction of the vehicle, the pair of vertical walls being opposed to each other in a width direction of the vehicle, wherein the pair of vertical walls is configured to define a discharge path together with the bottom wall and the blocking wall, the discharge path being opened towards both of a front and rear side of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 5, 2020
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi YOKOYAMA, Yusuke NAGAI, Makoto GOTO
  • Publication number: 20210147005
    Abstract: A liquid discharge structure includes a bottom wall to be disposed tilted relative to a horizontal plane at a casing which is configured to be installed in a vehicle, a lateral wall arranged vertically at a lower end edge of the bottom wall, wherein the lower end edge is configured to be located on a lower side of the bottom wall being tilted, wherein the lateral wall has a discharge opening for liquid located at an end of the lateral wall closer to the bottom wall, a tubular rib wall projecting at least inwardly within the casing from the lateral wall so as to surround the discharge opening, and a partitioning rib wall which is arranged vertically on an inner surface of the bottom wall at a position closer to the lateral wall so that the partitioning rib wall extends intersecting a center axis of the tubular rib wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2020
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Satoshi Yokoyama, Yusuke Nagai, Makoto Goto
  • Patent number: 10994674
    Abstract: A grommet includes a grommet body, an inner protector, and an outer member. The inner protector includes a protector body accommodated in a protector accommodating chamber of the grommet body. The protector body includes a rib on an outer surface of the protector body. The rib projects toward an inner surface of the protector accommodating chamber of the grommet body and extends along a direction toward a lower side from an upper side with the grommet installed in a vehicle body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignees: YAZAKI CORPORATION, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Satoshi Yokoyama, Kazuyuki Kumoi, Akihito Kouketsu, Masanori Suzumura, Kiyotsugu Miura