Patents by Inventor Shinichi Ueda

Shinichi Ueda 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: 20220382185
    Abstract: A developer storage device that stores developer includes a frame having an internal space and an inlet, a partition portion for partitioning the internal space into first and second chambers, the partition portion including a communication port through which the first and second chamber communicate, a conveyance portion arranged in the internal space and configured to convey the developer, and a detection unit detecting an amount of the developer stored in the first chamber. When the amount of the developer in the first chamber is less than a predetermined value, the developer is conveyed to a far side portion of the first chamber by the conveyance portion. When the detection unit detects that the amount of the developer in the first chamber reaches the predetermined value or more, the conveyance portion conveys the developer to the second chamber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2022
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Inventors: Shuichi Gofuku, Shinichi Ueda, Kenichirou Isobe
  • Publication number: 20220352608
    Abstract: There is provided a plate for a battery stack including: a plate-shaped terminal to which an electric wire is connected; and a plate-shaped housing having an accommodating recess where the terminal is accommodated. The accommodating recess includes a retaining hole, and the terminal includes a connection portion that is electrically connected to a counterpart member, and a retaining piece that is inserted into the retaining hole and locked to the retaining hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2022
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicants: Yazaki Corporation, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Yutaro Okazaki, Shinichi Yanagihara, Satoshi Morioka, Motoyoshi Okumura, Hiromi Ueda, Naoto Morisaku
  • Publication number: 20220349946
    Abstract: A voltage detection unit includes a voltage detection terminal configured to be conductively connected to a detection target, an electric wire conductively connected to the voltage detection terminal and a housing having a plate shape and including a terminal accommodating concave configured to accommodate the voltage detection terminal, an electric wire accommodating concave defined by a first groove side wall, a second groove side wall and a groove bottom surface, and configured to accommodate the electric wire and to guide the electric wire out of the housing and an electric wire restricting portion configured to hold the electric wire between the electric wire restricting portion and the groove bottom surface and to prevent the electric wire from being displaced out of the electric wire accommodating concave.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2022
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicants: YAZAKI CORPORATION, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Satoshi Morioka, Motoyoshi Okumura, Hiromi Ueda, Naoto Morisaku, Yutaro Okazaki, Shinichi Yanagihara
  • Publication number: 20220349923
    Abstract: A voltage detection unit includes a voltage detection terminal, a housing including a terminal accommodating concave and a cover to he attached to the housing and to cover the voltage detection terminal accommodated in the terminal accommodating concave. The cover includes an extension piece extending in a first direction. The housing includes an accommodating hole to accommodate the extension piece, and a guide portion including an inclined surface and a guide surface. The inclined surface has a first end in the first direction and a second end and is inclined with respect to the first direction such that the first end is provided closer to the accommodating hole than the second end in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction and being parallel to the housing. The guide surface is continuous with the inclined surface and an inner wall surface of the accommodating hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2022
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicants: YAZAKI CORPORATION, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Satoshi MORIOKA, Motoyoshi OKUMURA, Hiromi UEDA, Naoto MORISAKU, Yutaro OKAZAKI, Shinichi YANAGIHARA
  • Publication number: 20220349922
    Abstract: A voltage detection unit includes a voltage detection terminal including a first portion configured to be conductively connected to a detection target and a second portion, a housing having a plate shape and including a terminal accommodating concave configured to accommodate the voltage detection terminal, a cover configured to be engaged with the housing at a temporary locking position at which the cover does not cover the first portion of the voltage detection terminal accommodated in the terminal accommodating concave and at a final locking position at which the cover covers the first portion and an electric wire conductively connected to the voltage detection terminal at the second portion and configured to, when the voltage detection terminal is accommodated in the terminal accommodating concave, be drawn out from the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2022
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicants: YAZAKI CORPORATION, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Yutaro OKAZAKI, Shinichi Yanagihara, Satoshi Morioka, Motoyoshi Okumura, Hiromi Ueda, Naoto Morisaku, Motoo Nojima, Ryosuke Murata
  • Publication number: 20220352587
    Abstract: There are provided a plate for a battery stack configured to be sandwiched between a plurality of power storage modules, and a battery stack. The plate for the battery stack includes: a plate-shaped housing having a fitting groove provided in a recessed shape in a first plate side surface of the plate for a battery stack along a longitudinal direction thereof, the fitting groove being a groove configured to fit with a side edge portion of a conductive plate disposed between the plurality of stacked power storage modules; and a plurality of recessed holes formed side by side in a direction orthogonal to a plate thickness direction of the plate for a battery stack, and extending from a second plate side surface of the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2022
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicants: Yazaki Corporation, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Yutaro OKAZAKI, Shinichi Yanagihara, Satoshi Morioka, Motoyoshi Okumura, Hiromi Ueda, Naoto Morisaku
  • Publication number: 20220352578
    Abstract: There are provided a plate for a buttery stack and battery stack including: a plate-shaped housing having a fitting groove provided in a recessed shape in a first plate side surface of the plate for the battery stack along a longitudinal direction thereof; a plurality of bottomed first recessed holes formed side by side in a direction orthogonal to a plate thickness direction of the plate for the battery stack, and extending from a second plate side surface opposite to the first plate side surface; and a plurality of second recessed holes formed side by side in the direction orthogonal to the plate thickness direction, and extending from a bottom portion of the fitting groove to be positioned between the two adjacent first recessed holes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2022
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicants: Yazaki Corporation, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Satoshi MORIOKA, Motoyoshi OKUMURA, Hiromi UEDA, Naoto MORISAKU, Ryuta TAKISHITA, Yutaro OKAZAKI, Shinichi YANAGIHARA
  • Publication number: 20220352567
    Abstract: A voltage detection unit includes a voltage detection terminal, a housing having an accommodating concave portion to accommodate the voltage detection terminal and a cover to be attached to the housing while covering the accommodating concave portion. The cover is locked to the housing at a temporary locking position at which the cover covers a part of the accommodating concave portion and at a final locking position at which the cover covers an entirety of the accommodating concave portion. The cover includes a main body portion including a locking portion, and a locking piece. The housing includes a locked portion to be locked to the locking portion, a locking hole to accommodate the locking piece and an extending portion formed by a part of an edge of the locking hole. The locking piece is accommodated in the locking hole when the cover is at the temporary locking position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2022
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicants: YAZAKI CORPORATION, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Satoshi MORIOKA, Motoyoshi OKUMURA, Hiromi UEDA, Naoto MORISAKU, Yutaro OKAZAKI, Shinichi YANAGIHARA
  • Publication number: 20220302185
    Abstract: The solid-state imaging element includes a photoelectric converter, a first separator, and a second separator. The photoelectric converter is configured to perform photoelectric conversion of incident light. The first separator configured to separate the photoelectric converter is formed in a first trench formed from a first surface side. The second separator configured to separate the photoelectric converter is formed in a second trench formed from a second surface side facing a first surface. The present technology is applicable to an individual imaging element mounted on, e.g., a camera and configured to acquire an image of an object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2022
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Applicant: SONY GROUP CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideyuki HONDA, Tetsuya UCHIDA, Toshifumi WAKANO, Yusuke TANAKA, Yoshiharu KUDOH, Hirotoshi NOMURA, Tomoyuki HIRANO, Shinichi YOSHIDA, Yoichi UEDA, Kosuke NAKANISHI
  • Publication number: 20220264303
    Abstract: A detection device includes: a monitoring unit configured to monitor, as target messages, an authorized message being periodically transmitted and the unauthorized message in the in-vehicle network; and a generation unit configured to generate a reference time to be used in a detection process of detecting the unauthorized message; a detection unit configured to perform detection process, based on time difference between a time corresponding to a transmission time of target message based on a monitoring result of the monitoring unit, and the reference time generated by the generation unit. When target message has been determined to be abnormal in the detection process, the generation unit, based on a value obtained by adding a latest statistical value to the reference time, generates a new reference time to be used in the detection process for a target message to be transmitted after the target message having been determined to be abnormal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2020
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicants: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro HAMADA, Hiroshi UEDA, Naoki ADACHI, Shinichi AIBA, Shogo KAMIGUCHI, Fumiya ISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20220255954
    Abstract: An unauthorized message in an in-vehicle network is more accurately detected. A detection device includes: a monitoring unit configured to monitor, as target messages, an authorized message being periodically transmitted and the unauthorized message in the in-vehicle network, and monitor a reference message being periodically transmitted; a calculation unit configured to, based on a monitoring result of the monitoring unit, calculate a time difference between a time corresponding to a transmission time of the target message and a time corresponding to a transmission time of the reference message; and a detection unit configured to, based on the time difference calculated by the calculation unit, perform a detection process of detecting the unauthorized message.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2020
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicants: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro HAMADA, Hiroshi UEDA, Naoki ADACHI, Shinichi AIBA, Shogo KAMIGUCHI, Fumiya ISHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 11398515
    Abstract: The present technology relates to a solid-state imaging element configured so that pixels can be more reliably separated, a method for manufacturing the solid-state imaging element, and an electronic apparatus. The solid-state imaging element includes a photoelectric converter, a first separator, and a second separator. The photoelectric converter is configured to perform photoelectric conversion of incident light. The first separator configured to separate the photoelectric converter is formed in a first trench formed from a first surface side. The second separator configured to separate the photoelectric converter is formed in a second trench formed from a second surface side facing a first surface. The present technology is applicable to an individual imaging element mounted on, e.g., a camera and configured to acquire an image of an object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideyuki Honda, Tetsuya Uchida, Toshifumi Wakano, Yusuke Tanaka, Yoshiharu Kudoh, Hirotoshi Nomura, Tomoyuki Hirano, Shinichi Yoshida, Yoichi Ueda, Kosuke Nakanishi
  • Publication number: 20220206909
    Abstract: A substitution apparatus for installation in a vehicle in which a plurality of in-vehicle control apparatuses are implemented, the substitution apparatus including a control unit and a substitute unit. The control unit is configured to control the substitute unit based on transmission data transmitted from the in-vehicle control apparatuses, specify an abnormal in-vehicle control apparatus based on the transmission data, disable the specified abnormal in-vehicle control apparatus, and apply, to the substitute unit, a program for exhibiting functions otherwise normally executed by the specified abnormal in-vehicle control apparatus. The substitute unit is configured to substitute for the disabled in-vehicle control apparatus by executing the applied program.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2020
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Applicants: AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Fumiya Ishikawa, Yukihiro Miyashita, Hiroshi Ueda, Naoki Adachi, Shinichi Aiba, Shogo Kamiguchi
  • Publication number: 20220197189
    Abstract: A toner conveying apparatus includes: a first conveying portion to convey the toner, the first conveying portion having a first screw that is rotatable, and a first conveying passage forming member that forms a first conveying space so as to surround the first screw; and a second conveying portion to convey upward the toner from the first conveying portion, the second conveying portion having a second screw that is rotatable, and a second conveying passage forming member that forms a second conveying space so as to surround the second screw and that includes a connecting portion. The first conveying space includes a first region and a second region that is closer to the connecting portion than the first region is, and a cross-sectional area of the first conveying space is smaller in the second region than in the first region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2022
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Inventors: Tsukasa Abe, Fumihiko Yamaya, Mitsuyoshi Arakawa, Takashi Kuwata, Shinichi Ueda
  • Patent number: 11300901
    Abstract: A toner conveying apparatus conveying toner used for image forming includes a first conveying portion to convey the toner and having a first screw and a first conveying passage forming member that forms a first conveying space, and a second conveying portion to convey upward the toner and including a second screw and a second conveying passage forming member that forms a second conveying space. The second conveying passage forming member has a connecting port connected to the first conveying passage forming member. The second screw overlaps with the first screw viewed in a direction of a rotational axial line of the first rotation shaft. A cross-sectional area of the first conveying space orthogonal to the direction of the rotation axial line in a second region is smaller than the cross-sectional area of the first conveying space orthogonal to the direction of the rotational axial line in a first region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tsukasa Abe, Fumihiko Yamaya, Mitsuyoshi Arakawa, Takashi Kuwata, Shinichi Ueda
  • Publication number: 20210291764
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes: a power-supply control unit that sets a power supply to an off state when either a first power-off condition in which a user performs a power-off operation or a second power-off condition in which a first predetermined time elapses from the time when the user U gets off the vehicle with the power supply in an on state is satisfied; and a power-on-condition setting unit that: sets a power-on condition to a first power-on condition, when the power supply is set to the off state because the first power off condition is satisfied; and sets the power-on condition to a second power-on condition that is different from the first power-on condition, when the power supply is set to the off state because the second power off condition is satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Inventors: Yujiro Koda, Masashi Sugita, Shinichi Ueda, Seonghun Lee, Katsuyasu Yamane, Takayuki Furui
  • Patent number: 11110891
    Abstract: An onboard authentication device (60) includes: a communication unit (62) configured to receive key information; an existing electronic key determining unit (65C) configured to determine whether the key information received by the communication unit matches registered information; and an execution unit (65D, 65F) configured to execute a registration process of registering a second electronic key in the onboard authentication device or an invalidation process of invalidating the first electronic key registered in the onboard authentication device at a first time in a case that the existing electronic key determining unit determines the received key information matches the key information of the first electronic key and to execute the registration process or the invalidation process at a second time later than the first time in a case that the existing electronic key determining unit determines the received key information does not match the key information of the first electronic key.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Suda, Shinichi Ueda, Masashi Sato
  • Publication number: 20210149326
    Abstract: A toner conveying apparatus includes: a first conveying portion to convey the toner, the first conveying portion having a first screw that is rotatable, and a first conveying passage forming member that forms a first conveying space so as to surround the first screw ; and a second conveying portion to convey upward the toner from the first conveying portion, the second conveying portion having a second screw that is rotatable, and a second conveying passage forming member that forms a second conveying space so as to surround the second screw and that includes a connecting portion. The first conveying space includes a first region and a second region that is closer to the connecting portion than the first region is, and a cross-sectional area of the first conveying space is smaller in the second region than in the first region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2020
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Inventors: Tsukasa Abe, Fumihiko Yamaya, Mitsuyoshi Arakawa, Takashi Kuwata, Shinichi Ueda
  • Patent number: 10874357
    Abstract: An eye movement measuring device for detecting an eyeball-state/movement including: an eyeball photographing device configured to take a photograph of an eyeball; and an eye movement detecting unit configured to detect eye movement based on eyeball image as a photograph taken with the eyeball photographing device, the eyeball photographing device including an eyeball illuminating unit configured to illuminate an eyeball of a subject including a driver with illumination light, an eyeball image imaging unit configured to obtain eyeball image as a result of imaging the illuminated eyeball, and an arranging unit configured such that, when the eyeball photographing device is worn by the subject, the eyeball illuminating unit is arranged in a position where the eyeball can be irradiated with the illumination light, and the eyeball image imaging unit is arranged in a position where the eyeball image can be obtained as a result of the imaging.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignees: TOKAI OPTICAL CO., LTD., CHUBU UNIVERSITY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, NAC IMAGE TECHNOLOGY INC., KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI TIKA DENKI SEISA KUSHO
    Inventors: Eiji Suzuki, Yutaka Hirata, Shogo Nakamura, Shinichi Ueda, Masaya Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10850704
    Abstract: An electronic key management device includes a generator (152, 153) configured to generate at least one of a first execution key and a second execution key for obtaining a permission for transiting to a registration mode for registering an electronic key of a vehicle in an in-vehicle authentication device or to an invalidation mode for invalidating the electronic key registered in the in-vehicle authentication device, in response to a predetermined request, and a communication controller (154) configured to transmit the first execution key generated by the generator to a first terminal device, and transmit the second execution key generated by the generator to a second terminal device that is a terminal device different from the first terminal device and is registered in advance as a terminal device of an authorized owner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Satoshi Suda, Shinichi Ueda, Masashi Sato