Patents by Inventor Shinichi Ito

Shinichi Ito 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: 11398210
    Abstract: A musical sound producing apparatus includes a plurality of keys; a sound production information generator configured to generate sound production information for producing a musical sound based on a first key operation on any key among the plurality of keys; a control information generator configured to generate control information for controlling, on the basis of a second key operation different from the first key operation, a mode of the musical sound produced on the basis of the first key operation; and a musical sound signal generator configured to generate a musical sound signal on the basis of the sound production information and the control information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: YAMAHA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiko Hasebe, Shinichi Ito, Kenichi Nishida, Masahiro Kakishita, Shinichi Ohta
  • Patent number: 11390634
    Abstract: Provided is a compound represented by the following formula, or a salt thereof: [wherein each symbol is as defined herein.].
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Youichi Kawakita, Takuto Kojima, Noriyuki Nii, Yoshiteru Ito, Nobuki Sakauchi, Hiroshi Banno, Xin Liu, Koji Ono, Keisuke Imamura, Shinichi Imamura
  • Publication number: 20220213495
    Abstract: A method for producing a microbial oil includes the steps of: genetically modifying a labyrinthulid by disrupting and/or silencing a gene, or by transforming another gene in addition to the disruption and/or gene silencing of the gene; culturing the labyrinthulid, such that a fatty acid composition accumulated in the labyrinthulid comprises an increased EPA content; and collecting the microbial oil having the increased EPA content from the labyrinthulid. The increased EPA content is not less than 3.3% of a total fatty acid composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2021
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicants: KYUSHU UNIVERSITY, NAT'L UNIVERSITY CORPORATION, UNIVERSITY OF MIYAZAKI, KONAN GAKUEN, NIPPON SUISAN KAISHA, LTD.
    Inventors: Keishi Sakaguchi, Rie Hamaguchi, Takanobu Matsuda, Makoto Ito, Naoki Nagano, Masahiro Hayashi, Yuji Okita, Shinichi Sugimoto, Daisuke Honda
  • Patent number: 11372237
    Abstract: A projector includes a light outputting apparatus that outputs video light, a projection system that enlarges and projects the video light, and an optical device disposed between the light outputting apparatus and the projection system. The optical device includes a movable section including a glass plate (optical section) having a light incident surface on which the video light is incident, a shaft section that swingably supports the movable section around a first swing axis, and an actuator that causes the movable section to swing. The cross-sectional shape of the shaft section viewed in the direction along the first swing axis is a shape having a plurality of recesses recessed inward.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinichi Wakabayashi, Masatoshi Ito
  • Patent number: 11348562
    Abstract: An acoustic device includes an audio recording playback unit, an analysis unit, and an acoustic effect imparting unit. The audio recording playback unit records and plays back string independent acoustic signals for each string independent acoustic signal. The string independent acoustic signals respectively correspond to different strings of a stringed instrument and being independent from each other. The analysis unit analyzes at least one string independent acoustic signal from among the recorded string independent acoustic signals. The acoustic effect imparting unit imparts an acoustic effect to the at least one string independent acoustic signal for each string independent acoustic signal, based on a result of the analysis by the analysis unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2022
    Assignee: Yamaha Corporation
    Inventors: Tetsuya Nagasawa, Petr Choulik, Kazuhiro Tani, Yu Inoue, Shinichi Ito
  • Patent number: 11313627
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a heat pipe capable of preventing deformation of even a thin container and having excellent heat transfer characteristics by preventing freezing of a working fluid even if the longitudinal direction of the container is set substantially parallel to the direction of gravity in cold regions. A heat pipe includes a container having a tubular shape with both ends sealed, a wick structure stored in the container, and a working fluid sealed in the container, wherein, in at least one of cross sections perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the container, the wick structure is in contact with the inner surface of the container at two points but both side surfaces of the wick structure are not in contact with any inner surface of the container, and a sintered metal layer is formed on the container inner surface being not in contact with the wick structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshikatsu Inagaki, Shinichi Ito, Kazuya Takahashi, Shuta Hikichi
  • Publication number: 20220103402
    Abstract: A signal analysis apparatus includes a frequency conversion unit 10 that includes a first local oscillator 11 which outputs a first local oscillation signal SLO1 of a frequency fLO1, a first mixer 12 which generates a first spurious signal of a frequency fSP1, a first BPF 13 of a passed center frequency f0, a second local oscillator 14 which outputs a second local oscillation signal SLO2 of a frequency fLO2, and a second BPF 16 of a passed bandwidth W, and that performs frequency conversion of a measured signal SRF of a frequency fRF (center frequency fc), in which the frequency fLO1 and the frequency fLO2 are shifted using a frequency shift amount ?f that does not establish a relationship of ?W/2?|fSP1?f0┬▒fIF2??f|?fIF2?+W/2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2021
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Inventors: Shinichi ITO, Shunsuke HINOOKA, Yoshitaka KIHARA, Mamoru IWAMOTO
  • Patent number: 11209177
    Abstract: A method is provided for controlling an outdoor air conditioner formed outside of a structure, the method including: drawing outdoor air into the outdoor air conditioner; cooling the outdoor air to a dehumidification temperature to provide dehumidified air in the outdoor air conditioner; determining whether an air conditioning load exists in an air conditioning space inside the structure; heating the dehumidified air to generate supply air if it is determined that no air conditioning load exists in the air conditioning space; passing the dehumidified air at the dehumidification temperature as the supply air if it is determined that an air conditioning load exists in the air conditioning space; and providing the supply air to the air conditioning space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Shinichi Ito, So Nomoto, Daisuke Sakai
  • Publication number: 20210390801
    Abstract: An abnormality cause determining device that is applied to a vehicle including an electromagnetic actuator includes a storage device and an execution device. The storage device is configured to store map data which is data for defining a map. The map includes a current variable which is a variable indicating a current flowing actually in the electromagnetic actuator as an input variable and includes a cause variable which is a variable indicating a cause of an abnormality of an onboard unit including the electromagnetic actuator as an output variable. The execution device is configured to perform an acquisition process of acquiring a value of the input variable based on a detection value from a sensor which is mounted in the vehicle and a calculation process of calculating a value of the output variable by inputting the value of the input variable to the map.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2021
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Atsushi TABATA, Koichi OKUDA, Ken IMAMURA, Shinichi ITO, Kota FUJII
  • Patent number: 11186460
    Abstract: In a sheet folding apparatus for folding a sheet, a sheet is pushed at a predetermined position thereof by a push member while the sheet is being conveyed by a conveyance roller. The predetermined position of the sheet is guided to the nip section of a folding roller pair. Then, the sheet is nipped at the predetermined position thereof and folded by the folding roller pair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: CANON FINETECH NISCA INC.
    Inventors: Hiroki Komada, Shoubu Kato, Shogo Iwai, Shinichi Ito, Keiichi Atsumi, Akihito Sakano
  • Patent number: 11150028
    Abstract: A cooling device includes first heat pipes thermally connected to a first heat-generating element at one end and thermally connected to the superimposed first and second heat-radiating fin groups at another end; and second heat pipes thermally connected to a second heat-generating element at one end and thermally connected to the superimposed second and third heat-radiating fin groups at another end, wherein the respective another ends of the first heat pipes altogether span a substantially entirety of a planar area between the first and second heat-radiating fin groups, and the respective another ends of the second heat pipes altogether span a substantially entirety of a planar area between the second and third heat-radiating fin groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinichi Ito, Masahiro Meguro, Kenya Kawabata
  • Publication number: 20210318072
    Abstract: A cooling device includes a heat-radiating fin group having a plurality of heat-radiating fins that are arranged parallel to each other in a first direction; first heat pipes, one end of each first heat pipe being configured to be thermally connected to a first heat-generating element, another end of each first heat pipe being thermally connected to the heat-radiating fin group; and second heat pipes, one end of each second heat pipe being configured to be thermally connected to a second heat-generating element, another end of each second heat pipe being thermally connected to the heat-radiating fin group, wherein respective inserted another ends of the first and second heat pipes are disposed on a plane parallel to the first direction and defined in the heat-radiating fin group and have portions parallel to the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2021
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Applicant: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinichi ITO, Masahiro MEGURO, Kenya KAWABATA, Yoshikatsu INAGAKI
  • Patent number: 11073199
    Abstract: A breather device that communicates an inside of a case with an outside of the case in a vertical direction includes a cylindrical body having a hollow portion that extends in the vertical direction, a stopper inserted in the hollow portion, and a blocking body that is located in a space defined by the stopper in the hollow portion, and blocks a communicating hole provided in a lower part of the cylindrical body as viewed in the vertical direction. The communicating hole ceases to be blocked when the pressure inside the case exceeds a first predetermined value, and the blocking body moves upward in the vertical direction in the space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, AISIN AW CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Guodong Tan, Shinichi Ito, Yukihiko Ideshio, Masashi Ikemura, Takashi Iijima, Masamichi Yamaguchi, Keisuke Tanaka, Tetsuya Yamaguchi, Ryota Yoshimoto
  • Publication number: 20210151019
    Abstract: A musical sound producing apparatus includes a plurality of keys; a sound production information generator configured to generate sound production information for producing a musical sound based on a first key operation on any key among the plurality of keys; a control information generator configured to generate control information for controlling, on the basis of a second key operation different from the first key operation, a mode of the musical sound produced on the basis of the first key operation; and a musical sound signal generator configured to generate a musical sound signal on the basis of the sound production information and the control information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2020
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Inventors: Masahiko HASEBE, Shinichi ITO, Kenichi NISHIDA, Masahiro KAKISHITA, Shinichi OHTA
  • Patent number: 10931158
    Abstract: A plurality of magnet holes are arranged in a circumferential direction. Void portions are provided at both ends in the circumferential direction of each magnet hole. Flow holes penetrating in the axial direction are formed, between the magnet holes adjacent in the circumferential direction, on an inner side in a radial direction with respect to the magnet holes. Each core has: first groove portions via which the void portions and the flow holes communicate with each other; and second groove portions via which the void portions and the outer circumferences of the cores communicate with each other and which serve as discharge ports. The end plates have: first holes through which the flow holes are exposed and which serve as intake ports; and tab portions which are located on downstream sides in a rotation direction of the first holes and which assist air intake.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Shono, Shinichi Ito, Yuki Tamura, Kanji Shinkawa, Mizuho Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10907911
    Abstract: A first heat exchanger, a desiccant block, and a second heat exchanger are arranged in series. Further, in a dehumidifying operation, a first operation mode and a second operation mode are alternately repeated. In the first operation mode, the first heat exchanger is operated as a condensor or a radiator and the second heat exchanger is operated as an evaporator. In the second operation mode, the first heat exchanger is operated as the evaporator and the second heat exchanger is operated as the condensor or the radiator. Further, an interval between fin surfaces of a plurality of fins in each of the first heat exchanger and the second heat exchanger is set to 1.5 mm to 3.0 mm so that drainage performance for dew condensation on the fin surfaces is enhanced to reduce an amount of the dew condensation stagnating on the fin surfaces and increase a dehumidifying amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Shinichi Ito, Fumitake Unezaki, Mamoru Hamada
  • Publication number: 20210018088
    Abstract: An oil supply system for a vehicle includes a plurality of oil pumps, suction oil passages, and a communication passage. The oil pumps are independently operational. The suction oil passages each connect an associated one of suction portions of the plurality of oil pumps and a common oil strainer. The communication passage connects the suction oil passages.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2020
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Applicants: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, AISIN AW CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Guodong TAN, Shinichi ITO, Yukihiko IDESHIO, Masashi IKEMURA, Ryota YOSHIMOTO, Shinichiro MATSUBARA, Masamichi YAMAGUCHI, Takashi IIJIMA
  • Publication number: 20210018085
    Abstract: A breather device that communicates an inside of a case with an outside of the case in a vertical direction includes a cylindrical body having a hollow portion that extends in the vertical direction, a stopper inserted in the hollow portion, and a blocking body that is located in a space defined by the stopper in the hollow portion, and blocks a communicating hole provided in a lower part of the cylindrical body as viewed in the vertical direction. The communicating hole ceases to be blocked when the pressure inside the case exceeds a first predetermined value, and the blocking body moves upward in the vertical direction in the space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2020
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Applicants: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, AISIN AW CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Guodong TAN, Shinichi ITO, Yukihiko IDESHIO, Masashi IKEMURA, Takashi IIJIMA, Masamichi YAMAGUCHI, Keisuke TANAKA, Tetsuya YAMAGUCHI, Ryota YOSHIMOTO
  • Patent number: 10892655
    Abstract: A plurality of magnet holes are arranged in a circumferential direction. Void portions are provided at both ends in the circumferential direction of each magnet hole. Flow holes penetrating in the axial direction are formed, between the magnet holes adjacent in the circumferential direction, on an inner side in a radial direction with respect to the magnet holes. Each core has: first groove portions via which the void portions and the flow holes communicate with each other; and second groove portions via which the void portions and the outer circumferences of the cores communicate with each other and which serve as discharge ports. The end plates have: first holes through which the flow holes are exposed and which serve as intake ports; and tab portions which are located on downstream sides in a rotation direction of the first holes and which assist air intake.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Shono, Shinichi Ito, Yuki Tamura, Kanji Shinkawa, Mizuho Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10811268
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a substrate processing apparatus comprises a chamber for a substrate that has a target film thereon. The apparatus includes a first gas introducing unit to introduce a precursor gas into the chamber, a second gas introducing unit that introduces a etching gas for etching the target film into the chamber, and a controller configured to control the first gas introducing unit and the second gas introducing unit to cause the first gas and the second gas to be alternately introduced to the chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Kasahara, Shinichi Ito, Seiji Morita, Ryosuke Yamamoto, Ryuichi Saito