Patents by Inventor Shinya Tanaka

Shinya Tanaka 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: 10324389
    Abstract: An electrostatic charge developing toner includes a toner particle that includes a pigment particle having a surface aluminum proportion by an X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy of 6.0 atom % or more and 12.0 atom % or less and a binder resin having a carboxy group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinya Sakamoto, Tsuyoshi Murakami, Tomoaki Tanaka, Masaki Iwase, Ryutaro Kembo
  • Patent number: 10318118
    Abstract: A vehicular display apparatus includes a display section, a pointing device, and a display control section. The display control section is configured to display an operation screen on the display section. The display control section is configured to generate an image that includes one of an object and an object group across a specified area on the operation screen, and execute processing of setting a part of the one of the object and the object group in a different display mode from the other part of the one of the object and the object group when the operation finger is recognized by a recognition section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kensuke Hanaoka, Seiichi Tanaka, Yasutomo Kato, Shinya Fukuda
  • Publication number: 20190164664
    Abstract: A cable includes at least one core that has a conductor and an insulating coating layer that covers the conductor; and a sheath layer that covers the at least one core. The sheath layer includes an inner sheath layer and an outer sheath layer that covers the inner sheath layer. The inner sheath layer contains a silane-crosslinked very low density polyethylene. A main component of the outer sheath layer is polyurethane; a content of the very low density polyethylene per 100 parts by mass of a resin component in the inner sheath layer is 20 parts by mass or more and 100 parts by mass or less. A content of silicon atoms constituting silane crosslinks in the very low density polyethylene is 0.05 mass % or more and 1 mass % or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Yuhei MAYAMA, Hiroyuki OKAWA
  • Publication number: 20190165187
    Abstract: A diode is provided, the diode including: a semiconductor layer of a first conductivity type, configured to have a trench structure and be an epitaxial layer of a wide gap semiconductor; a semiconductor layer of a second conductivity type, configured to be at least in contact with a side wall of the trench structure and be an epitaxial layer of the wide gap semiconductor; and an electrode configured to be in contact with the semiconductor layer of the first conductivity type and the semiconductor layer of the second conductivity type, on the semiconductor layer of the first conductivity type and the semiconductor layer of the second conductivity type.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: Ryo TANAKA, Shinya TAKASHIMA, Katsunori UENO, Masaharu EDO
  • Publication number: 20190162324
    Abstract: A flow control valve apparatus includes: a housing including two pump ports, two tank ports, a first supply/discharge port, a second supply/discharge port, and a spool hole; a first spool configured to switch a connection status among one of the pump ports, one of the tank ports, and the first supply/discharge port depending on a position of the first spool; a first actuator configured to move the first spool to each of a first supply position and a first discharge position; a second spool configured to switch a connection status among the other pump port, the other tank port, and the second supply/discharge port depending on a position of the second spool; and a second actuator configured to move the second spool to each of a second supply position and a second discharge position. The first spool and second spool are inserted in the spool hole so as to reciprocate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2017
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hideki TANAKA, Akihiro KONDO, Shinya SASAKI
  • Publication number: 20190153208
    Abstract: Provided is an insulating resin composition that contains a resin component containing a first copolymer which is a copolymer of ethylene and an unsaturated hydrocarbon having 4 or more carbon atoms, a second copolymer which is a copolymer of ethylene and an unsaturated hydrocarbon having 4 or more carbon atoms, which is subjected to acid modification, and which has a density of less than 0.88 g/cm3, and a third copolymer which is a copolymer of ethylene and an acrylic acid ester or the like, in which a ratio of contents of the first to third copolymers is within a specific range, and 30 to 100 parts by mass of a flame retardant and 1 to 5 parts by mass of a crosslinking assistant relative to 100 parts by mass of the resin component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeyuki TANAKA, Taro FUJITA, Shinya NISHIKAWA, Atsuko SHINOMIYA, Hiroyuki OKAWA
  • Patent number: 10295948
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus including an image bearer, a transfer-bias power source, an environment sensor, and a controller. The controller controls the transfer-bias power source to change the DC component and the AC component, according to the at least one of temperature and humidity detected by the environment sensor and a duty of the transfer bias. The duty is A/(A+B)×100[%] where A denotes an area on a return-directional side to move toner from the recording sheet back to the image bearer, relative to a center value (Voff) of a maximum value and a minimum value of the transfer bias in one cycle of a waveform of the transfer bias, and B denotes an area on a transfer-directional side to move the toner from the image bearer to the recording sheet, relative to the center value (Voff) in the one cycle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Keigo Nakamura, Hirokazu Ishii, Kenji Sugiura, Takehide Mizutani, Atsushi Nagata, Naoto Kochi, Yuuji Wada, Shinya Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10292090
    Abstract: An object is to provide a mobile station, a mobile communication system, and a network device that can realize more appropriate call origination control per service as intended by an operator. An MMTEL function unit (120) of a UE (100), based on ssac-BarringForMMTEL-Voice, upon determining that call origination of a VoLTE call is possible, transmits Bearer Request to an NAS function unit (170). The NAS function unit (170), in accordance with the Bearer Request, transmits Service Request to an RRC function unit (190). The RRC function unit (190), in accordance with the Service Request, based on ac-BarringForMO-Data or Tbarring, transmits RRC Connection Request to a mobile communication network (200) without determining a possibility of call origination of the VoLTE call.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Atsushi Ueki, Shinya Takeda, Takehiro Ida, Itsuma Tanaka, Wuri Andarmawanti Hapsari, Kenichiro Aoyagi
  • Publication number: 20190137249
    Abstract: A wireless detonator (10) includes a detonation side receiving antenna (11), a detonation side transmitting antenna (18), an initiator (14) and a detonation side electronic circuit. The detonation side receiving antenna (11) receives energy for driving the detonation side electronic circuit, a control signal and an initiation signal. The detonation side electronic circuit receives the energy, the control signal and the initiation signal via the detonation side receiving antenna (11), transmits a response signal via the detonation side transmitting antenna (18) and ignites the initiator (14) in accordance with the initiation signal. A response frequency of the response signal is set to be greater than or equal to 100 MHz and less than or equal to 1 GHz.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2017
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicants: NOF CORPORATION, FUTABA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoji TASAKI, Satoshi HIKONE, Shinya TANAKA, Kohichi SHIMAZAKI, Kazuhito WATANABE, Michihiro TAKAYASU
  • Patent number: 10281848
    Abstract: An improved image forming apparatus includes an image bearer, a nip forming member, a transfer power source, and a controller. The controller switches a transfer mode between a first mode to transfer the toner image onto a first type sheet having a surface smoothness higher than a surface smoothness of a second type sheet and a second mode to transfer the toner image onto the second type sheet. The controller controls the transfer power source to output the transfer bias having an opposite-peak duty of greater than or equal to 50% that is a duty on the side of the opposite-peak value in the first mode. The controller controls the transfer power source to output the transfer bias having an opposite-peak duty of less than 50%, which is different from the opposite-peak duty of the first mode, in the second mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuuji Wada, Naoto Kochi, Hiroki Nakamatsu, Kazuki Yogosawa, Takahiro Suzuki, Shinya Tanaka, Kenji Sugiura, Naohiro Kumagai, Seiichi Kogure, Junpei Fujita, Hirokazu Ishii, Takehide Mizutani, Atsushi Nagata, Keigo Nakamura
  • Publication number: 20190038154
    Abstract: A pulse wave detector which is used while being attached to a wrist of a measurement subject includes: a body portion which includes a detecting section configured to detect a pulse wave from a radial artery of the measurement subject; a strip-like band which is configured to secure the body portion to the wrist; and an attachment auxiliary member which is configured to be attachable to and detachable from the band. In a secured state where the body portion is secured to the wrist with the band to which the attachment auxiliary member is attached, the attachment auxiliary member is contacted with a vicinity of an ulna or radius of the wrist.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2018
    Publication date: February 7, 2019
    Inventors: Reiji FUJITA, Shinya TANAKA
  • Patent number: 10185255
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes an image bearer to bear a toner image, a nip forming member contacting the image bearer to form a transfer nip, and a transfer power source. The transfer bias has a transfer peak value to electrostatically move toner from the image bearer to the recording sheet and an opposite-peak value to electrostatically move less toner from the image bearer to the recording sheet than the transfer peak value. An opposite-peak duty of the transfer bias is less than 50%. The opposite-peak duty is tr/T×100% where T is one cycle of the transfer bias and tr is a time period during which the transfer bias is on a side of the opposite-peak value relative to an offset voltage of the transfer bias in the one cycle T.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Naoto Kochi, Hirokazu Ishii, Seiichi Kogure, Naohiro Kumagai, Kenji Sugiura, Shinya Tanaka, Hiroki Nakamatsu, Yuuji Wada, Junpei Fujita, Takahiro Suzuki, Kazuki Yogosawa, Atsushi Nagata
  • Patent number: 10149642
    Abstract: An integrated bodily-fluid-component analyzing apparatus includes a main body, a lancet holder connected to the main body so as to be movable back and forth along a predetermined movement path, a lancet removably attached to the lancet holder, and a test strip that is removably attached to the main body and is used to measure a component of the bodily fluid flowing from a pricked site of the living body pricked with the lancet. The movement path of the lancet holder and a bodily fluid inlet of the test strip face a specific position that is in a vicinity of the main body and at which the pricked site is to be placed. The apparatus further includes a pressing section that presses a portion of the living body adjacent to the pricked site so as to cause the bodily fluid to flow from the pricked site.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Shinya Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10137260
    Abstract: The present nebulizer kit has a case body having a wall surface with a linear portion. The wall surface can serve as a barrier to change positively toward an aerosol discharge port a stream of aerosol flowing out from an external air introduction path in a direction away from the aerosol discharge port.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: OMRON HEALTHCARE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinya Tanaka, Susumu Kutsuhara
  • Patent number: 10142595
    Abstract: A driving assistance device includes a camera, a moving object detector, a candidate reflection region detector, a predetermined position brightness detector and a cause determiner. The moving object detector and the candidate reflection region detector set a detection region for detecting, from image data captured by the camera, an existence of an adjacent vehicle in an adjacent lane. The predetermined position brightness detector detects a candidate light projecting object which projects light with brightness equal to or higher than a predetermined threshold value. The cause determiner determines whether or not there exists a candidate light projecting object which indicates the existence of the adjacent vehicle in the detection region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chikao Tsuchiya, Yasuhisa Hayakawa, Shinya Tanaka, Osamu Fukata
  • Patent number: 10088781
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a transfer member configured to abut against an image carrier for carrying a toner image to form a transfer nip; and a power supply configured to output a bias voltage for transferring the toner image on the image carrier onto a recording medium nipped in the transfer nip. The bias voltage includes a first voltage for transferring the toner image from the image carrier onto the recording medium in a transfer direction and a second voltage having an opposite polarity of the first voltage, the first and the second voltages being alternately output. A time-averaged value of the bias voltage is set to a polarity in the transfer direction and is set in the transfer direction side with respect to a median between a maximum and a minimum of the bias voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shinya Tanaka, Naomi Sugimoto, Haruo Iimura, Shinji Aoki, Yasuhiko Ogino, Kazuchika Saeki, Keigo Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10073386
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus including an image bearer; a nip forming member, a nip width changing device, a power source; and a controller. The controller switches between a first mode and a second mode according to a predetermined condition. In the first mode, a duty of the transfer bias is a first duty and a width of a transfer nip is a first width. In the second mode, the duty of the transfer bias is a second duty lower than the first duty and the width of the transfer nip is a second width greater than the first width. The duty is (T?Tt)/T×100% where T denotes one cycle of the transfer bias, and Tt denotes a time period, in which the transfer bias is on a transfer-directional side relative to a time-averaged value of the transfer bias, in the one cycle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2018
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Naomi Sugimoto, Hirokazu Ishii, Kenji Sugiura, Atsushi Nagata, Takehide Mizutani, Keigo Nakamura, Yuuji Wada, Naoto Kochi, Shinya Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10067454
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes an image bearer, an image forming device to form a toner image on the image bearer with toner, a power source to output a bias to transfer the toner image onto a recording medium, and control circuitry. The circuitry controls the power source to decrease a peak-to-peak voltage of the bias in response to increase in at least one of temperature and humidity, when a time-averaged voltage of the bias is on a transfer side of transferring the toner to the recording medium, from a median value of maximum and minimum voltages of the bias. The circuitry controls the power source to increase the peak-to-peak voltage of the bias in response to increase in at least one of temperature and humidity, when the time-averaged voltage of the bias is on a return side of returning the toner to the image bearer, from the median value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Atsushi Nagata, Shinya Tanaka, Hirokazu Ishii, Kenji Sugiura, Takehide Mizutani, Keigo Nakamura, Yuuji Wada, Naoto Kochi
  • Patent number: 10063742
    Abstract: An integrated circuit includes a pixel identifying unit that extracts a target partial image formed of a pixel of interest and adjacent pixels from input image data, determines a character of the pixel of interest based on the pixel of interest and the adjacent pixels, and generates identification information indicating a result of determination on the character; and a density converting unit that converts a density of a pixel of the image data based on a contour extraction function or an edge density reducing function on the image data by using the identification information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventor: Shinya Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10042293
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a transfer power supply and a controller. The controller is configured to execute control for an end-portion voltage that is a DC voltage of a transfer bias at a time of transferring a toner image to an end portion of a recording sheet and a body-portion voltage that is a DC voltage of a transfer bias at a time of transferring a toner image to a body portion on a rear side of an end portion of a recording sheet, such that the end-portion voltage is set to be higher than the body-portion voltage in the DC transfer bias and a value obtained by dividing the end-portion voltage by the body-portion voltage in the superimposed transfer bias is set to be smaller than a value obtained by dividing the end-portion voltage by the body-portion voltage in the DC transfer bias.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Naoto Kochi, Shinya Tanaka, Takehide Mizutani