Patents by Inventor Susumu Yamamoto

Susumu Yamamoto 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: 10880694
    Abstract: A service assistance device includes an acquirer configured to acquire position information associated with each of a plurality of users and movement direction information associated with each of the plurality of users; a group former configured to group some or all of the plurality of users on the basis of the position information and the movement direction information; and a service specifier configured to specify a service for the users on the basis of attributes of the users included in the group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naotoshi Fujimoto, Yo Ito, Seiichi Yamamoto, Susumu Iwamoto
  • Patent number: 10803801
    Abstract: An image display device includes: a light source emitting laser light; a screen on which an image is drawn by being two-dimensionally scanned by the laser light; a scanner causing the laser light to scan the screen; a light detector detecting a light amount of the laser light emitted from the light source; and a controller controlling the light source by changing a current value to drive the light source in response to a target light amount. The controller obtains a detection signal when driving the light source at a plurality of current setting values from the light detector, and corrects the current value with respect to the target light amount according to an arithmetic operation configured to suppress a difference between an output characteristic of the light source guessed by the obtained detection signal and a reference output characteristic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Furuya, Susumu Uragami, Yuta Yamamoto, Akira Kurozuka, Mitsutaka Yamaguchi
  • Patent number: 10779783
    Abstract: A display device for a medical X-ray photography apparatus may include: a display panel including a photography mode selection region where a plurality of photography mode selection images corresponding to a plurality of X-ray photography modes are displayed; an interface that receives a selection operation to select one of the photography mode selection images displayed on the display panel; a processor that performs display processing of the selected photography mode selection image displayed on the display panel in response to the selection operation received through the interface; and an illustration display region included in the display panel where an illustration corresponding to the selected photography mode selection image is displayed. When the selection operation is received, the selected photography mode selection image is displayed in a visually distinguishable manner, and the illustration corresponding to the selected photography mode is displayed in the illustration display region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: J. MORITA MANUFACTURING CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yutaka Ito, Yoshito Sugihara, Shinya Yamamoto, Susumu Kirimura
  • Patent number: 10734854
    Abstract: A rotor includes a rotary shaft having a non-magnetic body, a plurality of rotor cores, and a plurality of permanent magnets disposed between the plurality of rotor cores, wherein a concave section extending in an axial direction is formed in any one of the non-magnetic body and a base end of the rotor core, and a convex section fitted into the concave section is formed at the other, the concave section is formed by a key groove section and a dovetail groove section in communication with each other, the convex section is formed by a key section configured to fit into the key groove section and a dovetail protrusion configured to fit into the dovetail groove section, the key section and the dovetail protrusion being integrally formed with each other, and a gap is formed between the dovetail groove section and the dovetail protrusion in the circumferential direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignees: MITSUBA CORPORATION, HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yosuke Fujii, Tohru Yumoto, Taichi Yamamoto, Susumu Miyazaki
  • Patent number: 10734221
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device having a metal oxide film with workpiece accommodated in a chamber, includes: supplying a precursor gas containing a metal complex into the chamber to form a precursor layer on the workpiece from the precursor gas; supplying an oxidizing gas into the chamber to oxidize the precursor layer so that a metal oxide layer is formed, the oxidizing gas being a gas containing H2O or a gas having a functional group containing hydrogen atoms in the metal complex and containing an oxidant to generate H2O by reaction with the functional group; supplying an H2O removal gas containing alcohols or amines into the chamber to remove H2O adsorbed onto the metal oxide layer; and executing a plurality of cycles each including the supplying a precursor gas and the supplying an oxidizing gas. At least some of the cycles includes the supplying an H2O removal gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventors: Taiki Kato, Hisashi Higuchi, Kosuke Yamamoto, Ayuta Suzuki, Kazuyoshi Matsuzaki, Yuji Seshimo, Susumu Takada, Yoshihiro Takezawa
  • Publication number: 20200206300
    Abstract: The present invention provides an agent for promoting skeletal muscle injury repair which agent comprises at least one peptide selected from the following (1) to (4): (1) a peptide consisting of the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1, (2) a peptide consisting of the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 2, (3) a peptide consisting of the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 3, and (4) a peptide which is a human osteopontin fragment and has the amino acid sequence of SEQ ID NO: 1, 2, or 3 at the C-terminus, or a salt thereof as an active ingredient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: Osaka University
    Inventors: Susumu TANAKA, Mikihiko KOGO, Hirofumi YAMAMOTO, Naomasa KAWAGUCHI, Yoshinosuke HAMADA
  • Patent number: 10674660
    Abstract: An autonomous lawn mower includes a movable cover covering a traveling frame and holding devices holding the movable cover. Each holding device includes a holding shaft and a shaft holding unit. The holding shaft includes a lower half portion and an upper half portion. The shaft holding unit holds the lower half portion accommodated in an accommodating portion of the traveling frame such that the lower half portion can slide in only a horizontal direction. The upper half portion extends through a through hole of the movable cover by extending upward from the traveling frame, thereby holding the movable cover so that the movable cover is vertically displaceable. A coil spring intervenes between a receiving portion and an upper wall of the movable cover. One holding device includes a detector which detects the slide displacement amount of the lower half portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD
    Inventors: Kohei Matsuzawa, Susumu Okubo, Takahide Konchi, Takahiro Yamamoto, Atsushi Moroi
  • Publication number: 20200175633
    Abstract: A rideshare management system includes: a communicator configured to communicate with a plurality of terminal devices used by a plurality of users; an acquirer configured to acquire use requests from the plurality of users in which a use condition including at least a desired access place is defined; a user arrival situation monitor configured to monitor an arrival situation of the users at a predetermined place derived according to the desired access place; and a service manager configured to search for an available vehicle according to the use condition included in the use requests and determine a vehicle service schedule and configured to determine a user accessing the vehicle at the predetermined place according to the arrival situation of the users monitored by the user arrival situation monitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Naotoshi Fujimoto, Yo Ito, Seiichi Yamamoto, Susumu Iwamoto
  • Publication number: 20200175558
    Abstract: A ridesharing management device includes: a communicator configured to communicate with a plurality of terminal devices used by a plurality of users; an acquirer configured to acquire pick-up requests of the plurality of users in which a use condition including at least a desired pick-up place is defined; and a service manager configured to perform a grouping process of grouping users associated with the use condition and an allocating process of allocating a vehicle which is able to be used by the grouped users according to the use condition included in the pick-up request and configured to determine a pick-up place at which the allocated vehicle is picked up so that the grouped users are able to be assembled according to results of the grouping process and the allocating process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Naotoshi Fujimoto, Yo Ito, Susumu Iwamoto, Seiichi Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10579183
    Abstract: A touch panel has a plurality of conductors arranged for a position detection area and can detect a position pointed to by an active stylus held by a user and a manual touch by the user holding the active stylus. The touch panel includes: a signal transmission circuit that transmits, by capacitive coupling, a signal to the active stylus that can receive the signal transmitted from the touch panel by capacitive coupling with the touch panel; an active stylus pointing position detection circuit that detects the position pointed to by the active stylus by capacitive coupling with the active stylus; a touch detection circuit that detects the manual touch by the user; and a coupling control circuit that performs coupling control to couple one or more of the plurality of conductors and a ground of the touch panel in accordance with a touch detection result of the touch detection circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: Wacom Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideyuki Hara, Sadao Yamamoto, Susumu Yamada
  • Patent number: 10535995
    Abstract: A power control system includes an activity measurement apparatus configured to measure an amount of activity, a healthcare instrument configured to measure metabolic data, and a power instruction apparatus including a healthcare processing unit configured to acquire these pieces of measurement data. The power instruction apparatus includes an environment detection unit configured to detect ambient environment of each of the activity measurement apparatus and the healthcare instrument.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignees: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION, MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC HOME APPLIANCE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yukio Kawata, Asuka Murano, Hirokazu Kinoshita, Masahiro Kobayashi, Susumu Yamamoto, Yosuke Ogura, Masanobu Ito
  • Publication number: 20190391953
    Abstract: An on-vehicle system comprises a Clock Extension Peripheral Interface (CXPI) bus and a device coupled to the CXPI bus as a slave node. The device comprises a transceiver configured to: generate a first signal by delaying an inverted signal of a transmission data signal; generate a second signal based on the transmission data signal, where the second signal has a low slew rate; selectively output the first signal or the second signal as a third signal, in response to a selector signal; and generate a clock signal in response to the third signal, where the clock signal is at a high level when the third signal is at a low level, and where the clock signal is at the low level when the third signal is at the high level.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation
    Inventors: Akihiro Suzuki, Masami Nakashima, Masuo Inui, Koji Okada, Takeo Zaitsu, Takashi Shimizu, Shinichi Yamamoto, Kazuhiro Tomita, Susumu Kuroda
  • Patent number: 10512214
    Abstract: A lawn mower includes a driving source mounting portion formed in a traveling frame, a driving source mounted in the driving source mounting portion, and a lawn mowing unit attached to the driving source. A bottom surface of the traveling frame includes a frame-side seal surface surrounding the lower end of the driving source mounting portion, and a lawn mowing unit peripheral surface surrounding the frame-side seal surface. A waterproof member is in tight contact with the frame-side seal surface. The lawn mowing unit peripheral surface is formed over a range from an outer circumferential edge of the frame-side seal surface to an outer circumferential edge of the lawn mowing unit. A boundary between the frame-side seal surface and lawn mowing unit peripheral surface is formed into the shape of a step.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi Hashimoto, Hiroaki Uchitani, Takahiro Yamamoto, Susumu Okubo
  • Patent number: 10514540
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a light source device and an image display device. The light source device includes a laser light source configured to emit laser light having a wavelength in a range from 635 nm to 645 nm inclusive, a temperature sensor configured to detect temperature around the light source device, and a laser control circuit configured to control the laser light source. The laser control circuit approximates, with use of a quartic expression, change in threshold current of the laser light source relative to temperature, and approximates, with use of a quadratic expression, change in slope efficiency of the laser light source relative to temperature, to obtain threshold current and slope efficiency of the laser light source corresponding to detection temperature of the temperature sensor, and controls the laser light source in accordance with the threshold current and the slope efficiency thus obtained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akira Kurozuka, Yuta Yamamoto, Susumu Uragami, Hiroyuki Furuya
  • Publication number: 20190368950
    Abstract: Provided is a sensor device having a structure, with which the use of a simple structure enables accurate detection of a worker, etc. approaching or contacting a moving part of an automatic device. This sensor device detects the approach or contact of a detection target with a mobile moving part that is provided in an automatic device. The moving part is provided with a first sensor and second sensor for detecting the approach or contact of the detection target. The first sensor and second sensor have the same detection principle and the detection circuit of the first sensor and the detection circuit of the second sensor have the same structure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: Sumitomo Riko Company Limited
    Inventors: Junya KAWAGUCHI, Tomohiro FUJIKAWA, Susumu SATO, Shota YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20190368658
    Abstract: A sensor device is provided which detects approach or in contact of a detection target with a moving part of an automatic device, and comprises a first sensor that detects the detection target at a position away from the moving part, a second sensor that detects the detection target at a position closer to the moving part than the first sensor, and a third sensor that detects the detection target at a position closer to the moving part than the first sensor. The approach of the detection target to the moving part is detected by both the second sensor and the third sensor at a position closer to the moving part than a position that can be detected by the first sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: Sumitomo Riko Company Limited
    Inventors: Susumu SATO, Junya KAWAGUCHI, Tomohiro FUJIKAWA, Shota YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10489514
    Abstract: A text visualization system allows a user to ascertain a relationship of viewpoints between categories in clustering of documents including texts of a plurality of categories. Each of a plurality of documents includes texts of each of a plurality of categories. A text and an element text that entails the text among texts included in the plurality of documents are set with respect to each of the categories. A text display displays a plurality of texts of each of one or more categories among the plurality of categories. The text display, in response to receiving a designation of a text of a specific category by a reception unit, extracts, from a plurality of texts of another category, a text that entails an element text of the another category included in a document including an element text that entails the text of the specific category, and displays the extracted text.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Onishi, Kosuke Yamamoto, Masaaki Tsuchida, Susumu Akamine
  • Patent number: 10486584
    Abstract: There is provided a headlamp device for a vehicle, including: a visible light source that irradiates visible light to provide a field of view at a vehicle front side; a detection light source that irradiates detection light that detects obstacles; a MEMS mirror changeable between a first angle and a second angle that is different from the first angle, the MEMS mirror at the first angle reflecting visible light, irradiated from the visible light source, toward the vehicle front side, and the MEMS mirror at the second angle reflecting detection light, irradiated from the detection light source, toward the vehicle front side; and a light receiving element that receives reflected light that has reached and been reflected by an obstacle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Fumihiko Mouri, Susumu Yamamoto, Satoshi Yamamura
  • Patent number: 10462435
    Abstract: Image display device includes; light source; screen on which an image is drawn by being scanned two-dimensionally by laser light; scanner that causes the laser light to scan the screen; mirror drive circuit that chives scanner; and an optical system that generates a virtual image of the image drawn on screen. On screen, there are arranged a plurality of lens regions so as to be arranged individually in a first direction and a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, and mirror drive circuit sets a plurality of scan lines such that a pitch of the scan lines can become smaller than a pitch of lens regions in the second direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Furuya, Akira Kurozuka, Yuta Yamamoto, Susumu Uragami
  • Patent number: 10449493
    Abstract: A processing apparatus equipped with a catalyst-supporting honeycomb structure, which is characterized in that corrugated plate-like glass fiber papers having a functional catalyst supported thereon and flat plate-like glass fiber papers having the same functional catalyst supported thereon are alternately laminated without being bonded to each other, to form a catalyst-supporting honeycomb structure, and this catalyst-supporting honeycomb structure is packed in a casing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Hitachi Zosen Corporation
    Inventors: Susumu Hikazudani, Naoe Hino, Seigo Yamamoto, Kana Shimizu