Patents by Inventor Shinichi Takeda

Shinichi Takeda 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: 20220010864
    Abstract: A transmission includes an input shaft, an output shaft, a first planetary gear mechanism, a second planetary gear mechanism, and a first variable device. The first planetary gear mechanism includes a first carrier connected to the input shaft, a first planetary gear connected to the first carrier, a first sun gear connected to the first planetary gear, and a ring gear connected to the first planetary gear. The second planetary gear mechanism includes a second sun gear connected to the first carrier, a second planetary gear connected to the second sun gear, and a second ring gear connected to the second planetary gear and connected to the first ring gear. The first variable device is connected to the first ring gear and the second ring gear to continuously change a speed ratio of the output shaft to the input shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2020
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Inventors: Shinichi NAITO, Takehiro KOMATSU, Shu TAKEDA, Kyousuke MORIGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20220006445
    Abstract: A control device for an active filter connected in parallel with a load at an installation point with respect to an AC power supply provided in a power system includes a harmonic voltage detector to detect an m-order harmonic voltage (m is an integer not less than two) included in a voltage of the installation point, a phase corrector to correct a phase of the detected m-order harmonic voltage in accordance with whether an m-order harmonic impedance when an AC power supply side is seen from the installation point is capacitive or inductive, a command value generator to generate a first compensation command value for compensating for the m-order harmonic voltage included in the voltage of the installation point based on the m-order harmonic voltage after the correction, and an output controller to control an output of the active filter based on a first compensation command value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Masatoshi TAKEDA, Tomohiko TATSUMI, Shinichi OGUSA, Akihiro MATSUDA
  • Patent number: 11209770
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus comprises a housing including a resin frame. The resin frame is divided in a sheet feeding direction to include a conveyance frame, a process frame and a fixation frame. Moreover, the image forming apparatus comprises a driving unit and a drive frame. The driving unit is attachably and detachably provided in the drive frame, and applies a rotational driving force to rotating bodies. The drive frame is positioned with respect to the conveyance frame or the process frame, supports the rotating bodies, and has an attaching portion for the driving unit. Moreover, the drive frame is attached to one surface of the resin frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shohtaroh Okamoto, Masafumi Sakamoto, Shinichi Takeda, Noriaki Taguchi, Hideaki Kadowaki
  • Patent number: 11006173
    Abstract: A configuration is realized in which a packet delimiter can be discriminated from an MMTP packet string including MMT format data, and a packet can be selectively acquired and reproduced. The MMT format data is input through a broadcast wave or the like, a packet length of an MMT protocol (MMTP) packet including the MMT format data is acquired, and recording data in which an additional header storing the acquired packet length is set before the MMTP packet, is generated, and is recorded in an information recording medium. A reproducing device is capable of discriminating a delimiter of each MMTP packet, according to the packet length of the MMTP packet, read from the additional header, is capable of acquiring reproducing data, for example, image data, from the selected packet, and is capable of decoding and reproducing the acquired data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouichi Uchimura, Takeshi Ohno, Shinichi Takeda
  • Publication number: 20210080949
    Abstract: An authority transfer device is used for a vehicle having an autonomous driving mode in which driving operation is autonomously performed for a driver and a manual driving mode in which driving operation is manually performed by the driver using at least a steering wheel. The authority transfer device includes a controller configured, when switching from the autonomous driving mode to the manual driving mode, to transfer a driving authority of the vehicle to the driver on condition that at least a grip of the driver on the steering wheel is detected. The controller notifies the driver that the driving authority will be transferred before the driving authority is transferred.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: Shinichi TAKEDA, Bunpei MORITA, Yoshiki NAKAMURA, Kunihiro NOKURA, Kazuhisa TAKAHASHI, Naoto KURIYAMA, Takafumi NAKANISHI
  • Patent number: 10873796
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus has a speaker that is stored inside a housing and includes an attachment guide to which the speaker is attached on a housing front surface. The attachment guide has at least one angle deciding portion which inclines a front surface of the speaker relative to the housing front surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Noriaki Taguchi, Yasushi Nakamura, Shinichi Takeda, Hiroki Kanemitsu
  • Publication number: 20200393788
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus comprises a housing including a resin frame. The resin frame is divided in a sheet feeding direction to include a conveyance frame, a process frame and a fixation frame. Moreover, the image forming apparatus comprises a driving unit and a drive frame. The driving unit is attachably and detachably provided in the drive frame, and applies a rotational driving force to rotating bodies. The drive frame is positioned with respect to the conveyance frame or the process frame, supports the rotating bodies, and has an attaching portion for the driving unit. Moreover, the drive frame is attached to one surface of the resin frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: SHOHTAROH OKAMOTO, MASAFUMI SAKAMOTO, SHINICHI TAKEDA, NORIAKI TAGUCHI, HIDEAKI KADOWAKI
  • Patent number: 10741296
    Abstract: An imaging table includes: a bucky apparatus to which a radiation imaging apparatus capable of being installed; a top plate connected to the bucky apparatus and allowing a subject to get on the top plate; and a rotation mechanism arranged to connect the bucky apparatus and the top plate in a relatively rotatable manner. The imaging table of the present invention can easily correspond to a plurality of imaging techniques.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshito Sasaki, Tomoaki Ichimura, Shinichi Takeda, Kota Nishibe, Tomohiro Hoshina, Akiya Nakayama
  • Patent number: 10716522
    Abstract: A radiation image capturing apparatus is provided. The radiation image capturing apparatus includes an image capturing unit configured to capture a radiation image. The image capturing unit includes a detection element configured to detect radiation. The radiation image capturing apparatus comprises a processor configured to perform, in accordance with an exposure request from a user, a first reset operation of resetting the detection element, and configured to detect an amount of irradiation of the radiation based on a signal from the detection element after the first reset operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Eriko Sato, Tomoyuki Yagi, Shinichi Takeda, Hideyuki Okada, Takuya Ryu, Katsuro Takenaka
  • Publication number: 20200222506
    Abstract: It is intended to provide MSCs for transplantation that have an improved post-transplantation cell survival rate and engraftment rate and are highly safe with fewer adverse reactions, and a method for conveniently producing MSCs for transplantation having a high cell survival rate and engraftment rate. As means therefor, the present invention provides a stem cell for transplantation comprising an MSC capable of overexpressing IL-10.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: TAKASHI OKADA, YUKO KASAHARA, SHINICHI TAKEDA
  • Publication number: 20200186870
    Abstract: A configuration is realized in which a packet delimiter can be discriminated from an MMTP packet string including MMT format data, and a packet can be selectively acquired and reproduced. The MMT format data is input through a broadcast wave or the like, a packet length of an MMT protocol (MMTP) packet including the MMT format data is acquired, and recording data in which an additional header storing the acquired packet length is set before the MMTP packet, is generated, and is recorded in an information recording medium. A reproducing device is capable of discriminating a delimiter of each MMTP packet, according to the packet length of the MMTP packet, read from the additional header, is capable of acquiring reproducing data, for example, image data, from the selected packet, and is capable of decoding and reproducing the acquired data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouichi UCHIMURA, Takeshi OHNO, Shinichi TAKEDA
  • Patent number: 10678186
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a replacement unit (developing unit) that is provided to be freely inserted into and extracted from an apparatus body, and the replacement unit is provided with a separation duct wall that constitutes a collection path through which powder scattering in the apparatus body is collected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Noriaki Taguchi, Shinichi Takeda, Hiroki Kanemitsu, Yuji Sawa
  • Patent number: 10551787
    Abstract: A waste toner collecting device includes a waste toner container having an opening at an upper portion, and a shutter mechanism that opens or closes the opening. The shutter mechanism includes a receiving portion including an insertion port through which the waste toner discharging unit is inserted, the receiving portion having an inner space connected with an inner space of the waste toner container through the opening, a shutter member disposed in the receiving portion to be movable between an open position and a closing position, and an urging member that urges the shutter member to the closing position. The shutter member includes a ridge on an upper portion of an outer circumferential surface. The ridge has a protrusion height corresponding to a gap between the outer circumferential surface and an inner circumferential surface of the receiving portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuji Sawa, Shinichi Takeda, Noriaki Taguchi, Hiroki Kanemitsu, Hideaki Kadowaki
  • Publication number: 20190388197
    Abstract: A ceramic body for dental prosthesis can suppress a variation in quality in the sole ceramic body for dental prosthesis due to expansion of its diameter. The ceramic body for dental prosthesis is made of a ceramic material, is shaped to have a circular planar shape and a disk-like external shape, and has a diameter of 50 mm or more. The method for manufacturing this ceramic body for dental prosthesis includes: preparing a ceramic material; shaping the ceramic material by press shaping or by a machine tool; temporarily sintering the ceramic material at a temperature from a sintering temperature that provides theoretical density ?700° C. or more to the sintering temperature ?100° C. or less; and shaping the ceramic material to have a circular planar shape and a disk-like external shape so as to prepare the ceramic body for dental prosthesis having a diameter of 50 mm or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: Adamant Namiki Precision Jewel Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yusuke AKIYAMA, Shinichi TAKEDA, Kazuyuki SYOJI, Hideyuki KANNO
  • Publication number: 20190343468
    Abstract: One aspect of the invention is a radiation imaging apparatus, comprising a first imaging panel including a first sensor substrate including a center region and a peripheral region, and a first scintillator arranged in the center region, a second imaging panel including a second sensor substrate including a center region and a peripheral region, and a second scintillator arranged at the center region, the second imaging panel being arranged above the first imaging panel, a supporting base configured to support the first imaging panel upward, and a supporting member arranged below the peripheral region of the second sensor substrate so that a load acting on the peripheral region of the second sensor substrate downward is received by the supporting base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2019
    Publication date: November 14, 2019
    Inventors: Keiichi Nomura, Kazumi Nagano, Tomoyuki Oike, Shinichi Takeda
  • Patent number: 10466647
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a duct through which air taken in from outside a housing is sent into the housing, a blower fan provided at an upstream end of the duct, a toner bottle provided facing a wall surface of the duct, and a fixing section provided on a downstream side of the toner bottle. A component-facing section facing the toner bottle is formed to be smaller in cross-sectional area than a fan placement section. Therefore, by absorbing heat of air around the toner bottle via a wall of the component-facing section, the component-facing section prevents the toner bottle from becoming hot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroki Kanemitsu, Shinichi Takeda, Noriaki Taguchi, Hiroki Shintani
  • Patent number: 10441238
    Abstract: A radiation imaging apparatus is provided. The apparatus comprises a scintillator configured to convert radiation into light, a sensor panel in which a plurality of pixels each comprising a light detector configured to detect the light is arranged, and a processing unit. The processing unit comprises a conversion unit configured to output a detection signal in accordance with a signal generated in the light detector by the incident light and radiation that has transmitted through the scintillator without being converted into light, and a reset control unit configured to determine that the light detector detects the transmitted radiation based on a magnitude of the detection signal and reset the conversion unit if the light detector is determined to detect the transmitted radiation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kosuke Terui, Atsushi Iwashita, Katsuro Takenaka, Shinichi Takeda
  • Publication number: 20190313525
    Abstract: A radiation imaging apparatus comprises a sensor unit including two sensor boards stacked together, a base supporting the sensor unit, an electrical component on an opposite side to the sensor unit relative to the base, and a heat insulation member including a portion located between the electrical component and the sensor unit. A heat conductivity of the heat insulation member is lower than a heat conductivity of the base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventors: Kazumi Nagano, Keiichi Nomura, Shinichi Takeda, Tomoyuki Oike
  • Patent number: 10416323
    Abstract: A radiation imaging apparatus includes a pixel array, a scanning circuit for scanning a plurality of rows of the pixel array in accordance with a selected mode of a plurality of modes, and a readout circuit configured to read out signals from pixels on a selected row in scanning by the scanning circuit. The plurality of modes include a first mode of performing image capturing at a first frame rate and a second mode of performing image capturing at a second frame rate lower than the first frame rate. The number of times of scanning on the plurality of rows by the scanning circuit in one frame period in the second mode is larger than that of scanning on the plurality of rows by the scanning circuit in one frame period in the first mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takuya Ryu, Tomoyuki Yagi, Katsuro Takenaka, Hideyuki Okada, Eriko Sato, Shinichi Takeda
  • Publication number: 20190235440
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a replacement unit (developing unit) that is provided to be freely inserted into and extracted from an apparatus body, and the replacement unit is provided with a separation duct wall that constitutes a collection path through which powder scattering in the apparatus body is collected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: NORIAKI TAGUCHI, SHINICHI TAKEDA, HIROKI KANEMITSU, YUJI SAWA