Patents by Inventor Shigeru Nakamura

Shigeru Nakamura 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: 10701389
    Abstract: A temporal merging motion information candidate generation unit derives, when information indicating whether or not to derive a temporal merging motion information candidate shared for all prediction blocks in a coding block is information indicating the derivation of a temporal merging motion information candidate shared for all the prediction blocks in the coding block, a temporal merging motion information candidate shared for all the prediction blocks in the coding block from a prediction block of a coded picture different from a picture having a prediction block subject to coding. A merging motion information candidate list construction unit generates a plurality of merging motion information candidates including a temporal merging motion information candidate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: JVC KENWOOD CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideki Takehara, Hiroya Nakamura, Shigeru Fukushima
  • Publication number: 20200177742
    Abstract: A communication management system, a communication system, a communication control method, and a recording medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2019
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Takeshi HOMMA, Shigeru NAKAMURA, Yuichi KAWASAKI, Hiroshi HINOHARA, Kenichiro MORITA, Atsushi MIYAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200154528
    Abstract: A laminated glass includes a pair of glass plates facing each other, a pair of intermediate adhesive layers positioned between the pair of glass plates and in contact with the respective glass plates, a wiring positioned between the pair of intermediate adhesive layers, and one set of bus bars connected to the wiring. The wiring includes conductive thin wires arranged in parallel with each other between the bus bars. The bus bars are arranged alongside a same edge of the glass plates. In an area corresponding to at least a part of a principal face of the glass plates, the conductive thin wires are arranged as one aggregation and include at least one turnaround. A resistance value of each of the conductive thin wires is within a range of 10% or less with respect to an average value of resistance values of the conductive thin wires.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: AGC INC.
    Inventors: Yuhei GIMA, Seiichi MIYASAKA, Shigeru NAKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20200146751
    Abstract: In order to achieve a prediction approximating an actual change with time of a pixel value in a tissue with higher accuracy, provided is a simulator, which is configured to predict a change with time of a pixel value in a tissue of an object, including: an object information acquisition unit configured to acquire information on the object; a protocol acquisition unit configured to acquire an injection protocol for a contrast medium; a tissue information acquisition unit configured to acquire information on the tissue; and a prediction unit configured to predict, based on the information on the object, the injection protocol, and the information on the tissue, a change with time of a pixel value of each of a plurality of compartments obtained by dividing the tissue along a blood flow direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicants: HIROSHIMA UNIVERSITY, NEMOTO KYORINDO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toru HIGAKI, Kazuo AWAI, Yuko NAKAMURA, Kazumasa MASUDA, Koji YUBA, Shigeru NEMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200145669
    Abstract: There is provided a picture coding device that performs intra prediction coding of a picture signal including a luma signal and a chroma signal in units of blocks and codes information relating to an intra prediction mode. When the intra prediction of a picture signal is made in units of coding blocks, in a case where a chroma format is 4:2:2, in a mode for setting a chroma intra prediction mode in accordance with the luma intra prediction mode, an intra prediction unit sets the chroma intra prediction mode based on the luma intra prediction mode and the chroma format and makes an intra prediction of the chroma signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroya NAKAMURA, Shigeru FUKUSHIMA
  • Publication number: 20200130981
    Abstract: A conveying unit 2including conveyor belts 7, a stopper 3positioning a sheet S at a folding position P on a conveying path 2, a knife-type folding unit 4, an anti-bounce roller unit 16having rollers 25a, 25b, and a motor 22 are provided. The rollers can be moved back and forth. A roller rotational speed monitoring unit 31 and a roller position setting unit 32 operatively connected to the motor are further provided. In setting mode, the rollers are moved from an upstream or a downstream of a tail end of the sheet positioned at the folding position P toward the tail end at a constant speed and stopped when the rotational speed of the rollers changes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroki YAMAMOTO, Yoshikazu NAKAMURA, Shigeru WAKIMOTO, Hideaki TABUCHI
  • Publication number: 20200137410
    Abstract: A prediction information deriving unit derives the inter-prediction information candidates from inter-prediction information of a prediction block neighboring to a coding target prediction block or a prediction block present at the same position as or near the coding target prediction block in a coded picture at a temporally different position from the coding target prediction block. A candidate supplementing unit supplements inter-prediction information candidates having the same prediction mode, reference index, and motion vector until the number of inter-prediction information candidates reaches the designated number of candidates when the number of inter-prediction information candidates is smaller than the designated number of candidates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroya NAKAMURA, Shigeru FUKUSHIMA, Hideki TAKEHARA
  • Publication number: 20200122955
    Abstract: A sheet supplying unit 1 supplies sheets S one by one. A knife-type folding unit 5 folds the sheet. A first sensor 28 detects the sheet entering the folding position. A second sensor 30a, 30b detects the sheet passing through the opening. A timer 31 measures a time interval from end of sheet detection by the second sensor to start of sheet detection by the first sensor. A sheet feed interval change unit 33 calculates a reduction amount of the sheet feed interval using the measured values of the timer and changes the sheet feed interval based on the reduction amount each time a predetermined number of the sheets are folded.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroki YAMAMOTO, Yoshikazu NAKAMURA, Shigeru WAKIMOTO, Hideaki TABUCHI
  • Patent number: 10631001
    Abstract: A merging motion information candidate generation unit derives, when information indicating whether or not to derive a merging motion information candidate shared for all prediction blocks in a coding block is information indicating the derivation of a merging motion information candidate shared for all the prediction blocks in the coding block, a plurality of merging motion information candidates shared for all the prediction blocks in the coding block. A merging motion information selection unit selects one merging motion information candidate from the plurality of merging motion information candidates and uses the selected merging motion information candidate in a prediction block subject to coding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: JVCKENWOOD CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideki Takehara, Hiroya Nakamura, Shigeru Fukushima
  • Patent number: 10631003
    Abstract: A motion vector predictor candidate generating unit makes a prediction based on a motion vector of one of coded neighboring blocks that are neighboring to a coding target block in space or time and generates a plurality of motion vector predictor candidates. A motion vector predictor redundant candidate removing unit removes the motion vector predictor candidates having identity among the motion vector predictor candidates predicted based on a coded neighboring block that is neighboring in space from a motion vector predictor candidate list with at least one being left. A motion vector predictor selecting unit selects a motion vector predictor from the plurality of motion vector predictor candidates. A first bitstream generating unit codes information representing the selected motion vector predictor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: JVCKENWOOD CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shigeru Fukushima, Hiroya Nakamura, Hideki Takehara
  • Publication number: 20200115888
    Abstract: A controller (21) of a hydraulic excavator (1) performs a first determination of determining whether or not loading of an object to be worked onto a dump truck (2) by the hydraulic excavator has been conducted based on a posture of a work implement (12), calculates a first load that is a load of the object to be worked loaded onto the dump truck by the hydraulic excavator based on a thrust force of a boom cylinder (16) and on a determination result of the first determination, performs a third determination of determining whether or not the first load is to be integrated based on a determination result of a second determination of determining whether or not the loading of the object to be worked onto the dump truck by the hydraulic excavator has been conducted that is transmitted from a controller (40) of the dump truck and on the determination result of the first determination, and calculates a loaded weight on the dump truck by integrating the first load in a case where it is determined by the third determin
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2018
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Satoshi NAKAMURA, Kunitsugu TOMITA, Kazunori HOSHINO, Shigeru BANDOU
  • Patent number: 10616594
    Abstract: There is provided a picture encoding device that encodes a picture and encodes a difference quantization parameter in a unit of a quantization coding block which is divided from the picture and is a management unit of a quantization parameter. A quantization parameter calculator derives a quantization parameter of the quantization coding block to be encoded. A prediction quantization parameter derivation unit derives a prediction quantization parameter using the quantization parameters of a plurality of quantization coding blocks which precede the quantization coding block to be encoded in order of encoding. A difference quantization parameter generator derives a difference quantization parameter of the quantization coding block to be encoded, using a difference between the quantization parameter of the quantization coding block to be encoded and the prediction quantization parameter. A first bitstream generator encodes the difference quantization parameter of the quantization coding block to be encoded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: JVCKENWOOD Corporation
    Inventors: Shigeru Fukushima, Hiroya Nakamura, Masayoshi Nishitani, Motoharu Ueda
  • Patent number: 10605851
    Abstract: A printed wiring board includes: a laminated body that has a plurality of wiring layers laminated therein; a first through hole that electrically connects two or more wiring layers with each other; and a second through hole that has strength to expansion and contraction of the laminated body less than in the first through hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Shigeo Iriguchi, Naoki Nakamura, Shigeru Sugino, Takahide Mukoyama, Ryo Kanai, Nobuo Taketomi, Kiyoyuki Hatanaka
  • Publication number: 20200096389
    Abstract: A spectrometry device includes: an integrating sphere which includes an inner wall surface and an attachment hole; an adapter which includes a guide hole guiding the measurement target light and is disposed in the integrating sphere; a plate which includes a first surface covering the guide hole from the outside of the integrating sphere and allowing a sample to be mounted thereon and a second surface and through which the measurement target light is transmitted; a holder which includes a concave portion mounting the plate thereon and is attached to the attachment hole; and a spectral detector configured to detect the measurement target light. The concave portion includes a bottom surface facing the second surface and a side surface surrounding the periphery of the plate. The bottom surface and the side surface are coated with a reflective material reflecting the measurement target light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2018
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS K.K.
    Inventors: Kenichiro IKEMURA, Kazuya IGUCHI, Shigeru EURA, Akihiro NAKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20200059645
    Abstract: Provided is a picture encoding device that divides a picture into blocks and performs encoding for each of the divided blocks. A primary signal block divider divides a primary signal of the picture into rectangles having a predetermined size, and generates a primary signal block. A secondary signal block divider divides a secondary signal of the picture into rectangles having a predetermined size, and generates a secondary signal block. A primary signal predictor predicts a primary signal, and a secondary signal predictor predicts a secondary signal. The secondary signal predictor can perform inter prediction of predicting a secondary signal from an encoded primary signal, and the inter prediction is restricted based on at least one of a size of the primary signal block and a size of the secondary signal block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2019
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Inventors: Shigeru FUKUSHIMA, Hiroya NAKAMURA, Toru KUMAKURA
  • Publication number: 20200059655
    Abstract: There is provided a picture encoding device that encodes a picture and encodes a difference quantization parameter in a unit of a quantization coding block which is divided from the picture and is a management unit of a quantization parameter. A quantization parameter calculator derives a quantization parameter of the quantization coding block to be encoded. A prediction quantization parameter derivation unit derives a prediction quantization parameter using the quantization parameters of a plurality of quantization coding blocks which precede the quantization coding block to be encoded in order of encoding. A difference quantization parameter generator derives a difference quantization parameter of the quantization coding block to be encoded, using a difference between the quantization parameter of the quantization coding block to be encoded and the prediction quantization parameter. A first bitstream generator encodes the difference quantization parameter of the quantization coding block to be encoded.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2019
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Inventors: Shigeru FUKUSHIMA, Hiroya NAKAMURA, Masayoshi NISHITANI, Motoharu UEDA
  • Patent number: 10566222
    Abstract: It is an object to provide a technique capable of providing a semiconductor device with information indicating a plurality of electrical characteristics. A semiconductor device sorting system includes a characteristic measurement unit measuring electrical characteristics of a semiconductor device, a rank determination database for classifying the electrical characteristics into ranks, a calculation unit classifying the plurality of electrical characteristics of the semiconductor device measured by the characteristic measurement unit into a plurality of ranks with reference to the rank determination database, a writing unit converting the plurality of ranks classified by the calculation unit into a graphic symbolic code and forming the graphic symbolic code on the semiconductor device, a reading unit reading the plurality of ranks from the graphic symbolic code formed on the semiconductor device, and a sorting unit sorting the semiconductor device based on the plurality of ranks being read by the reading unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Shuhei Yokoyama, Maki Hasegawa, Hiroyuki Nakamura, Shigeru Mori, Toru Iwagami
  • Patent number: 10555773
    Abstract: In order to achieve a prediction approximating an actual change with time of a pixel value in a tissue with higher accuracy, provided is a simulator, which is configured to predict a change with time of a pixel value in a tissue of an object, including: an object information acquisition unit configured to acquire information on the object; a protocol acquisition unit configured to acquire an injection protocol for a contrast medium; a tissue information acquisition unit configured to acquire information on the tissue; and a prediction unit configured to predict, based on the information on the object, the injection protocol, and the information on the tissue, a change with time of a pixel value of each of a plurality of compartments obtained by dividing the tissue along a blood flow direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignees: HIROSHIMA UNIVERSITY, NEMOTO KYORINDO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toru Higaki, Kazuo Awai, Yuko Nakamura, Kazumasa Masuda, Koji Yuba, Shigeru Nemoto
  • Publication number: 20200039171
    Abstract: A sheet folding apparatus includes a sheet folding unit disposed to fold a sheet and a conveyance unit disposed to feed the sheet to the sheet folding unit in a feed direction orthogonal to a fold direction of the sheet folding unit while correcting a skew of the sheet. The conveyance unit includes an elongated reference guide, a conveyance mechanism disposed to convey the sheet in the feed direction while exerting a force on the sheet toward the reference guide, an adjustment mechanism disposed to adjust an inclination of the reference guide with respect to the feed direction. The apparatus further includes an input unit through which a user inputs a folding misalignment amount of the sheet folded by the sheet folding unit. The inclination of the reference guide is corrected by the adjustment mechanism based on at least the folding misalignment amount inputted through the input unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2017
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Hideaki TABUCHI, Hiroki YAMAMOTO, Shigeru WAKIMOTO, Yoshikazu NAKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20200014951
    Abstract: A motion vector predictor candidate generating unit makes a prediction based on a motion vector of one of coded neighboring blocks that are neighboring to a coding target block in space or time and generates a plurality of motion vector predictor candidates. A motion vector predictor redundant candidate removing unit removes the motion vector predictor candidates having identity among the motion vector predictor candidates predicted based on a coded neighboring block that is neighboring in space from a motion vector predictor candidate list with at least one being left. A motion vector predictor selecting unit selects a motion vector predictor from the plurality of motion vector predictor candidates. A first bitstream generating unit codes information representing the selected motion vector predictor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Inventors: Shigeru FUKUSHIMA, Hiroya NAKAMURA, Hideki TAKEHARA