Takahiro 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).
Abstract: There is provided a conveying device that can support a car weight with a mechanism lighter in weight. A driving device (6) of a conveying device that lifts and lowers a loading-weight support along a rail (3) includes a wheel unit (13) and a link (14). The wheel unit (13) drives to rotate a driving wheel (15) in contact with a guide surface (11) to lift and lower the loading-weight support. The link (14) includes a first joint (17) connected to the wheel unit (13) and a second joint (18) rotatably supported by the loading-weight support. The second joint (18) is arranged in a position further apart from the guide surface (11) than the first joint (17), and above the first joint (17). The link (14) is arranged such that a straight line connecting the first joint (17) and the second joint (18) is tilted smaller than 45 degrees.
August 27, 2019
November 17, 2022
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Abstract: The present disclosure provides a cathode electrode that can stably sustain a catalytic reaction producing an olefinic hydrocarbon such as ethylene and an alcohol such as ethanol by a reduction reaction of carbon dioxide over a long term. A cathode electrode that electrically reduces carbon dioxide, including cuprous oxide, copper, and at least one additional metal element selected from the group consisting of silver, gold, zinc, and cadmium.
July 26, 2022
November 10, 2022
RIKEN, CHIYODA CORPORATION, FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
Katsushi FUJII, Kayo KOIKE, Ryuhei NAKAMURA, Satoshi WADA, Dai TAKEDA, Jun MATSUMOTO, Eri TORIKAI, Takahiro YAMAMOTO, Yu MIMURA, Kiyoshi YAMAMOTO, Shinsuke NISHIDA
Abstract: A pedal-driven exercise machine is designed for an exerciser in a seated position to do pedaling. The pedal-driven exercise machine is equipped with a main body portion, a crank unit that is rotatably supported by the main body portion, a pedal unit that is rotatably supported by the crank unit, and a foot space securing unit that secures a foot space at a foot of the exerciser by retreating the pedal unit from the foot of the exerciser when the pedal-driven exercise machine is out of use.
Abstract: A pedaling exercise device includes a rotation mechanism configured to pivotally support a rotation shaft to allow rotation, a pair of cranks having first ends connected to both ends of the rotation shaft of the rotation mechanism, respectively, a pair of links having first ends rotatably connected to second ends of the cranks, respectively, and having second ends provided with wheels, respectively, a pair of pedal portions connected to the links along a longitudinal direction of the links, respectively, a rolling surface connected to a first end of the rotation mechanism on a user side, and a restriction portion configured to restrict separation of the wheels from the upper surface of the rolling surface in a case where the first end of the rotation mechanism is lifted such that the rotation mechanism is erected in a state where a second end of the rotation mechanism is grounded.
March 31, 2022
October 20, 2022
TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
Takahiro TAKEDA, Eisuke AOKI, Tadashi ODASHIMA, Yusuke ANO
Abstract: A movable assembly configured to move a table in a first direction is provided. The movable assembly includes a first link member including a first elongated member and a second elongated member coupled in an X formation, a second link member including a third elongated member and a fourth elongated member coupled in the X formation, a first frame member, a second frame member, and a rotatable member being a threaded rod. The first frame member includes a first supporting portion and a first guiding portion, which support ends of the first, second, third, and fourth elongated members on one side rotatably. The second frame member includes a second supporting portion and a second guiding portion, which support other ends of the first, second, third, and fourth elongated members located on the other side movably in the third direction.
Abstract: Provided is a moving object mounted radar antenna (100) including: an antenna substrate (110) including a main flat surface facing an object; a first antenna element (120a) that is allowed to receive a polarization component in a first polarization direction parallel to the main flat surface; a second antenna element (120b) that is allowed to receive a polarization component in a second polarization direction perpendicular to the main flat surface; and a separation portion (112c) that electrically separates the first antenna element and the second antenna element, each of the first antenna element, the second antenna element, and the separation portion being provided on the antenna substrate.
Abstract: Provided is a linear solenoid valve having at least one notch that opens on an end surface of the land of the spool on the drain chamber side and is formed on an outer peripheral surface of the land. In response to movement of the spool, a state is formed in which the end surface of the land on the drain chamber side is located inside the communication chamber and the output chamber and the drain chamber communicate with each other via the notch and the communication chamber, and a state is formed in which the end surface of the land on the drain chamber side is located inside the output chamber and the output chamber and the drain chamber communicate with each other via the communication chamber.
Abstract: [Object] A control apparatus according to an embodiment of the present technology includes a tactile control section and an audio control section. The tactile control section generates, on the basis of a tactile signal for tactile presentation, a tactile control signal for driving a tactile presentation unit. The audio control section generates, on the basis of a first audio signal and a second audio signal, an audio control signal for driving an audio output unit, the second audio signal containing sound components that are in an opposite phase to sound generated on the basis of the tactile signal and generated from the tactile presentation unit.
Abstract: Provided is an information processing apparatus intended to address problems in which positioning devices simply equipped with a plurality of antennas will fail to perform the carrier positioning. The information processing apparatus includes a receiving unit and a processing unit. The receiving unit has a plurality of antennas located at second positions (Pa, Pb) and capable of receiving a carrier wave transmitted from a satellite. The processing unit performs positioning of a set first position (Po) on the basis of second phase information obtained by correcting first phase information of carrier waves respectively received by the plurality of the antennas.
Abstract: A shank outer link moves away from a thigh outer link in the longitudinal direction of the shank outer link and the shank outer link is drawn forward in a direction perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the shank outer link relative to the thigh outer link as a knee joint of a user is extended. A shank inner link moves away from a thigh inner link in the longitudinal direction of the shank inner link and the shank inner link is drawn forward in the direction perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the shank inner link relative to the thigh inner link as the knee joint of the user is extended.
Abstract: A wearable speaker includes a housing to be used by being hung around a neck of a user or carried on a shoulder of the user, a speaker capable of reproducing an audio signal, and one or more vibration sections capable of reproducing vibration signals.
Abstract: An image recording apparatus, having a discharging head, a fan, and a controller, is provided. The discharging head includes a discharging surface and a plurality of nozzles arranged along a sub-scanning direction, which intersects orthogonally with a main scanning direction. The discharging head is configured to move in the main scanning direction. The fan is configured to generate an airflow for collecting mist of ink discharged through the nozzles. The controller is configured to obtain a droplet size of the ink to be discharged through the nozzles from one of a print job and a printing mode set in advance, obtain a distance between the discharging surface and a printable medium, and control a rotation speed of the fan based on the droplet size and the distance.
Abstract: A prepreg contains components [A] to [E], wherein 85% by mass or more of the component [E] is present in a range within 9% of the average thickness of the prepreg from each surface of the prepreg, and a range within 7% of the average thickness of the prepreg from each surface of the prepreg is composed of a first resin composition containing components [B] to [E]. [A] a carbon fiber, [B] an epoxy resin having two or more glycidyl groups in one molecule, [C] an aromatic amine compound, [D] a thermoplastic resin having a polyarylether skeleton, and [E] particles having a number average primary particle size of 5 to 50 ?m, having a content ratio (% by mass) of thermoplastic resin and thermosetting resin of 95:5 to 70:30.
Abstract: The present technology relates to a semiconductor chip that can ensure a low impedance current path in an I/O ring while suppressing attenuation of radio frequency signals. The semiconductor chip includes an I/O ring surrounding a core circuit, first and second pads serving as input/output terminals for radio frequency signals, and a radio frequency signal transmission line electrically connected to the first and second pads and the core circuit. The radio frequency signal transmission line is formed above the I/O ring. The present technology is applicable to a semiconductor chip that performs input and output of RF signals.
January 17, 2018
Date of Patent:
June 28, 2022
SONY SEMICONDUCTOR SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
Abstract: A foot-pedaling exercise apparatus by which a user can perform an effective foot-pedaling exercise is provided. A foot-pedaling exercise apparatus includes a crank, a main-body part configured to rotatably hold the crank, a link rotatably connected to the crank, the link including a pedal on which a sitting user puts his/her foot, a moving member disposed in the link, and a tilt table including an inclined surface on which the moving member slides.
Abstract: Resolutions in two-dimensional directions and characteristics of beam sweeping in an antenna having directivity are improved. A plurality of antenna elements is arranged in a two-dimensional plane. First and second feeder lines are lines for feeding power to the plurality of antenna elements from first and second directions different from each other. Directivity changes by switching the feeding directions. Furthermore, the first and second feeder lines may each include a plurality of feed lines. Directivity changes by feeding power to the plurality of feed lines with different phases from each other.
Abstract: A load detection device capable of preventing deterioration of the accuracy of a load detection with the lapse of time is provided. A first exemplary aspect is a load detection device, including: a load detection part including a curved surface; an application member comprising a flat surface; and a transmission member located between the load detection part and the application member. The curved surface of the load detection part and a first surface of the transmission member come into point contact with each other, and the flat surface of the application member and a second surface opposite to the first surface of the transmission member come into surface contact with each other.
Abstract: The present technology relates to a communication device, a communication method, and an electronic device which are capable of suppressing the leak of an electromagnetic wave to the outside of housings in a case where two communication devices perform communication in a state in which housings thereof are brought into contact with or close to each other. The electronic device includes: a waveguide tube that includes a choke structure nearby an opening end and transmits a signal in a state in which the opening end is in contact with or close to an opening end of another waveguide tube; and a transmitting unit that transmits a transmission signal via the waveguide tube and controls a relative relation between a transmission frequency of the transmission signal and a frequency characteristic of the choke structure. The present technology can be applied to, for example, communication devices that transmit millimeter wave signals.
Abstract: The technology relates to a communication apparatus, a communication method, and an electronic apparatus that allow for suppressing interference between signals in performing bidirectional transmission through electromagnetic coupling between two communication apparatuses. The communication apparatus includes a transmission control section that controls a method of transmission with another communication apparatus that performs the bidirectional transmission through the electromagnetic coupling on the basis of a distance from the other communication apparatus. Alternatively, the communication apparatus includes a transmission control section that controls a method of transmission with another communication apparatus on the basis of an interference level being a level of an interference component of a first signal affecting a second signal in performing transmission of the first signal and reception of the second signal through the electromagnetic coupling with the other communication apparatus.
Abstract: The present technology relates to a communication device, a communication method, and an electronic apparatus enabling a signal to be transmitted regardless of a polarization direction of a communication device which is a communication partner so that interference in a signal can be suppressed. A communication device includes: a communication unit that performs transmission of a first signal and a second signal by electromagnetic coupling with another communication device and is able to change each of a direction of a first polarized wave used for the transmission of the first signal and a direction of a second polarized wave used for the transmission of the second signal; and a transmission control unit that sets the direction of the first polarized wave and the direction of the second polarized wave in accordance with the other communication device. The present technology can be applied to, for example, a communication device transmitting a millimeter wave signal.