Patents by Inventor Takahiro Omori

Takahiro Omori 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: 11073498
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a detection system of an embodiment includes a sensor configured to detect elastic waves and a determiner. The determiner determines a region where an elastic wave generation source is positioned on the basis of waveform information if the waveform information including a plurality of peak groups related to one elastic wave is included in a detection result of the sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Tomoya Fumikura, Takahiro Omori, Kazuo Watabe
  • Patent number: 11041830
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a detection system of an embodiment includes a sensor configured to detect elastic waves and a determiner. The determiner determines a region where an elastic wave generation source is positioned on the basis of waveform information if the waveform information including a plurality of peak groups related to one elastic wave is included in a detection result of the sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2021
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Tomoya Fumikura, Takahiro Omori, Kazuo Watabe
  • Publication number: 20210181156
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a detection system is provided that detects a state of a structure consisting of a first member that supports a traveling surface along which a vehicle travels from downward; a second member provided on an opposite side of the traveling surface with respect to the first member; and a welded portion that is provided along an end of the second member facing the first member and fixes the first member and the second member. The detection system includes: a first sensor group including first AE sensors; a second sensor group including second AE sensors; and a position orientator that performs separately a first determination that determines a generation source position of elastic waves based on the detection results of the first AE sensors and a second determination that determines the generation source position of elastic waves based on the detection results of the second AE sensors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2021
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Takashi USUI, Kazuo WATABE, Takahiro OMORI, Hidefumi TAKAMINE, Akihiro KASAHARA
  • Publication number: 20210103272
    Abstract: A control device includes a program analysis unit, a program execution unit, and a servo control unit. The program analysis unit includes a machining/non-machining state determination unit that determines whether a target block of a machining program is in a machining state or a non-machining state, a switching necessity determination unit that determines whether it is necessary to perform switching of a control target axis of the target block and/or switching of an electrical current control cycle, and an information adding unit that adds a switching request and information after switching to an analysis result of the target block. The program execution unit includes a switching execution unit that executes the switching of the control target axis of the target block and/or the switching of the electrical current control cycle. The servo control unit controls the control target axis at the switched electrical current control cycle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2020
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Inventors: Kouei YOSHIDA, Yousuke KOYANAKA, Takahiro OMORI
  • Patent number: 10955383
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a method for arranging a detection device for a structure is provided. The structure includes a member; a trough rib provided on an opposite side of the member; and a welded portion that is provided along an end of the trough rib facing the member and fixes the member and the trough rib. The method includes: attaching, to the trough rib, a plurality of acoustic emission sensors so as to be separated from each other in a direction in which the welded portion extends, wherein the following relationship is satisfied: ?20 degrees<?<20 degrees, where ? denotes an angle between a line connecting any given two adjacent acoustic emission sensors of the plurality of the acoustic emission sensors and a reference line extending in the direction in which the welded portion extends.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Takashi Usui, Kazuo Watabe, Takahiro Omori, Hidefumi Takamine, Akihiro Kasahara
  • Publication number: 20200408722
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a sensor includes a first structure body, a second structure body, and a detector. The first structure body includes a supporter, a deformable part supported by a first portion of the supporter, and a membrane part. At least a portion of the membrane part is connected to the deformable part and a second portion of the supporter. The second structure body is connected to the first structure body. A liquid is provided between the first structure body and the second structure body. The detector outputs a signal corresponding to a deformation of the deformable part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicants: The University of Tokyo, KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Isao SHIMOYAMA, Thanh-Vinh NGUYEN, Minh Dung NGUYEN, Takahiro OMORI, Kazuo WATABE
  • Publication number: 20200408721
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a sensor includes first and second structure bodies, and a detector. The first structure body includes a supporter, and first and second deformable parts supported by the supporter. The second deformable part has at least one of a second length less than a first length of the first deformable part, a second width greater than a first width of the first deformable part, a second thickness greater than a first thickness of the first deformable part, a second Young's modulus greater than a first Young's modulus of the first deformable part, or a second spring constant greater than a first spring constant of the first deformable part. The second structure body is connected to the first structure body. A liquid is provided between the first and second structure bodies. The detector outputs a signal corresponding to a deformation of the first or second deformable part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicants: The University of Tokyo, KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Isao SHIMOYAMA, Minh Dung NGUYEN, Thanh-Vinh NGUYEN, Takanori USAMI, Kazuo WATABE, Takahiro OMORI, Kiyoshi MATSUMOTO
  • Patent number: 10831176
    Abstract: Provided is a numerical controller in which a plurality of devices is allowed to be connected to a serial bus by a daisy chain, acquiring, from each of the devices, a connection number on the daisy chain and a device ID as connection information, determining presence or absence of a problem by comparing the connection information with a connection setting parameter obtained by associating the connection number with a logic axis number of the numerical controller, storing the connection information acquired by the connection information acquisition unit when there is no problem in the determination, and identifying a removed device by comparing the connection information acquired by the connection information acquisition unit with the connection information stored in the connection information storage unit when there is a problem in the determination, and excluding the removed device from the connection setting parameter, thereby creating connection setting data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Fanuc Corporation
    Inventor: Takahiro Omori
  • Publication number: 20200292505
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a sensor module includes a sensor and a diagnosis circuit. The sensor includes piezoelectric transducers and switches. The piezoelectric transducers have different resonance frequencies. The switches are provided to correspond to the piezoelectric transducers, respectively. Each of the switches outputs an output signal corresponding to a voltage generated by an inverse piezoelectric effect of a corresponding piezoelectric transducer of the piezoelectric transducers. The diagnosis circuit diagnoses, based on a difference in pattern of the output signal, whether vibration has newly occurred in the sensor, and switch an output destination of the output signal of the sensor according to a result of the diagnosis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Yongfang Li, Takahiro Omori, Takashi Usui, Osamu Nishimura, Kazuo Watabe
  • Publication number: 20200295250
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a sensor module includes at least one sensor and at least one switch. The sensor includes a first piezoelectric element. The first piezoelectric element includes a first electrode. The first piezoelectric element is set with a resonance frequency to resonate at a vibration frequency of a detection target. The switch includes a second piezoelectric element. The second piezoelectric element includes a second electrode connected to the first electrode and a third electrode electrically separated from the second electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yongfang LI, Takahiro Omori, Takashi Usui, Osamu Nishimura, Kazuo Watabe
  • Patent number: 10720820
    Abstract: A rotating electric machine includes: a stator core having a plurality of slots aligned along a circumferential direction; a stator having a stator coil with an enamel coating inserted into the slots of the stator core; and a rotor rotatably arranged over the stator core through a given gap. The stator coil includes: main coils of a plurality of phases in which a plurality of segment coils each having a rectangular cross-section wire formed into a substantially U-shaped wire in advance is connected to each other; a first sub-coil having a lead wire led from the slots and attached with an AC terminal, and connected to one end of the respective main coils; and a second sub-coil having a neutral wire led from the slots, and connected to the other end of the respective main coils. The lead wire and the neutral wire are each formed of a wire with a bend structure having a plurality of straights and bends.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichi Nakayama, Yoshimi Mori, Takahiro Omori, Tomoaki Kaimori, Tsuyoshi Gotou, Hiromitsu Okamoto, Naoki Nishikawa, Takashi Genmoto
  • Patent number: 10545119
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a signal processing apparatus includes a receiver, a time information generator, a processor, and a communicator. The receiver receives a voltage signal from a sensor that detects an elastic wave generated from a structure. The time information generator generates time information having a bit length based on a measurement continuing time period of the structure, a propagation velocity of the elastic wave, and a position identification accuracy of a generation source of the elastic wave. The processor generates detection information in which feature amount information that indicates a feature of the voltage signal and the time information that indicates a reception time of the voltage signal are in association with each other. The communicator transmits the detection information to a server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Takashi Usui, Kazuo Watabe, Akihiro Kasahara, Takahiro Omori
  • Publication number: 20200018729
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a detection system of an embodiment includes a sensor configured to detect elastic waves and a determiner. The determiner determines a region where an elastic wave generation source is positioned on the basis of waveform information if the waveform information including a plurality of peak groups related to one elastic wave is included in a detection result of the sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Tomoya FUMIKURA, Takahiro OMORI, Kazuo WATABE
  • Publication number: 20190302061
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a method for arranging a detection device for a structure is provided. The structure includes a member; a trough rib provided on an opposite side of the member; and a welded portion that is provided along an end of the trough rib facing the member and fixes the member and the trough rib. The method includes: attaching, to the trough rib, a plurality of acoustic emission sensors so as to be separated from each other in a direction in which the welded portion extends, wherein the following relationship is satisfied: ?20 degrees<?<20 degrees, where ? denotes an angle between a line connecting any given two adjacent acoustic emission sensors of the plurality of the acoustic emission sensors and a reference line extending in the direction in which the welded portion extends.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Takashi Usui, Kazuo Watabe, Takahiro Omori, Hidefumi Tkamne, Akihiro Kasahara
  • Publication number: 20190285590
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a detection system includes a wheel, at least one sensor, a generation unit, and a diagnosis unit. The wheel has an outer edge including an inner wall in which an installation surface is provided. The at least one sensor is installed on the installation surface to detect an elastic wave transmitted from at least one of the wheel and a structure making contact with the wheel. The generation unit is configured to generate time information representing time at which the elastic wave is detected, and feature information representing features of the elastic wave. The diagnosis unit is configured to diagnose, on the basis of the time information and the feature information, a position of a damaged portion of at least one of the wheel and the structure, and a degree of damage of the damaged portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Junko HIROKAWA, Ena ISHII, Yasutaka ITO, Yuki UEDA, Takashi USUI, Takahiro OMORI, Kazuo WATABE
  • Publication number: 20190271964
    Abstract: Provided is a numerical controller in which a plurality of devices is allowed to be connected to a serial bus by a daisy chain, acquiring, from each of the devices, a connection number on the daisy chain and a device ID as connection information, determining presence or absence of a problem by comparing the connection information with a connection setting parameter obtained by associating the connection number with a logic axis number of the numerical controller, storing the connection information acquired by the connection information acquisition unit when there is no problem in the determination, and identifying a removed device by comparing the connection information acquired by the connection information acquisition unit with the connection information stored in the connection information storage unit when there is a problem in the determination, and excluding the removed device from the connection setting parameter, thereby creating connection setting data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Applicant: Fanuc Corporation
    Inventor: Takahiro Omori
  • Patent number: 10365250
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a detection device is used for a structure. The structure includes: a first member; a second member provided on an opposite side of the first member; and a welded portion that is provided along an end of the second member facing the first member and fixes the first member and the second member. The detection device include: a plurality of acoustic emission sensors that are disposed so as to be spaced apart from each other in a direction in which the welded portion extends and are configured to detect an elastic wave transmitted to the second member, each acoustic emission sensor being attached to the second member; and an outputter that outputs information, obtained from outputs of the plurality of the acoustic emission sensors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Takashi Usui, Kazuo Watabe, Takahiro Omori, Hidefumi Takamine, Akihiro Kasahara
  • Publication number: 20190165660
    Abstract: A rotating electric machine includes: a stator core having a plurality of slots aligned along a circumferential direction; a stator having a stator coil with an enamel coating inserted into the slots of the stator core; and a rotor rotatably arranged over the stator core through a given gap. The stator coil includes: main coils of a plurality of phases in which a plurality of segment coils each having a rectangular cross-section wire formed into a substantially U-shaped wire in advance is connected to each other; a first sub-coil having a lead wire led from the slots and attached with an AC terminal, and connected to one end of the respective main coils; and a second sub-coil having a neutral wire led from the slots, and connected to the other end of the respective main coils. The lead wire and the neutral wire are each formed of a wire with a bend structure having a plurality of straights and bends.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Inventors: Kenichi NAKAYAMA, Yoshimi MORI, Takahiro OMORI, Tomoaki KAIMORI, Tsuyoshi GOTOU, Hiromitsu OKAMOTO, Naoki NISHIKAWA, Takashi GENMOTO
  • Patent number: 10236757
    Abstract: A rotating electric machine includes: a stator core having a plurality of slots aligned along a circumferential direction; a stator having a stator coil with an enamel coating inserted into the slots of the stator core; and a rotor rotatably arranged over the stator core through a given gap. The stator coil includes: main coils of a plurality of phases in which a plurality of segment coils each having a rectangular cross-section wire formed into a substantially U-shaped wire in advance is connected to each other; a first sub-coil having a lead wire led from the slots and attached with an AC terminal, and connected to one end of the respective main coils; and a second sub-coil having a neutral wire led from the slots, and connected to the other end of the respective main coils. The lead wire and the neutral wire are each formed of a wire with a bend structure having a plurality of straights and bends.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichi Nakayama, Yoshimi Mori, Takahiro Omori, Tomoaki Kaimori, Tsuyoshi Gotou, Hiromitsu Okamoto, Naoki Nishikawa, Takashi Genmoto
  • Patent number: 10234429
    Abstract: According to embodiments, a sensor includes a structure body, a container, a liquid and a sensing unit. The structure body includes a supporter, and a film unit. The film unit includes a first region. The first region includes a first end portion supported by the supporter, and a first portion being displaceable. The film unit includes an opening. The container is connected to the structure body. A first space is defined between the film unit and the container. The liquid is provided inside the first space. The sensing unit senses a displacement of the first portion accompanying a displacement of the liquid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignees: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, The University of Tokyo
    Inventors: Isao Shimoyama, Kiyoshi Matsumoto, Binh Khiem Nguyen, Hidetoshi Takahashi, Minh Dung Nguyen, Hiroto Tamura, Quang Khang Pham, Takahiro Omori, Osamu Nishimura, Akihiro Kasahara