Patents by Inventor Takashi Okada

Takashi Okada 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: 20240051752
    Abstract: A bucket management system 1 comprises: chutes 2 and 3 that have loading areas I1 and I4 and take-out areas O1 and O4 facing each other along a conveying direction F and convey buckets loaded to the loading area along the conveying direction F in storage areas S1 and S4 between the loading areas and the take-out areas; and a loading position indicating device 5 that indicates a loading position P for a bucket to be loaded along the width direction in the loading area. A plurality of bucket rows configured by stacking a plurality of buckets along the conveying direction F can be arranged in the storage areas. The loading position indicating device 5 indicates a loading position P on the basis of the lot number allocated to a bucket to be loaded and the arrangement information of the buckets in the storage areas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2021
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventors: Takashi OKADA, Daisuke HASHIMOTO, Shinji TANINO, Nozomu SAIBARA, Souphatsone THEPPHOUMY, Saeko KOMATSU, Hiroaki NOMOTO, Atsushi ITO, Katsuyoshi TSUTSUMIDA, Kenji TATSUDA, Gentoku FUJII, Hiroshi HOSHINO
  • Publication number: 20240045186
    Abstract: A zoom lens includes, in order from the object side to the image side, a first lens unit having negative refractive power, a second lens unit having positive refractive power. A distance between adjacent lens units changes during zooming from a wide-angle end to a telephoto end. During zooming from the wide-angle end to the telephoto end, the first lens unit moves to the image side and then to the object side. The first lens unit includes four lenses or more, the four lenses or more including, in order from the object side to the image side, a first negative meniscus lens with a convex surface facing the object side and a second negative meniscus lens with a convex surface facing the object side. A predetermined condition is satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2023
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Inventor: Takashi OKADA
  • Patent number: 11883183
    Abstract: Cognitive function evaluation device includes: storing unit storing reference data on the relationship between the periodicity of a body movement of a person walking and the cognitive function level of the person; acquiring unit that acquires body movement data on the detected body movement from body movement sensor that detects the body movement of subject walking; and calculating unit that calculates the periodicity of the body movement while walking from the acquired body movement data and checks the calculated periodicity against reference data stored in storing unit so as to identify the cognitive function level corresponding to the calculated periodicity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Okada, Yoshihiro Matsumura, Takashi Nishiyama, Kengo Abe
  • Patent number: 11878554
    Abstract: A tyre includes a crown land portion, an outboard middle land portion, an outboard shoulder land portion, an outboard crown circumferential groove, an outboard shoulder circumferential groove, an inboard middle land portion, an inboard shoulder land portion, an inboard crown circumferential groove, and an inboard shoulder circumferential groove. The outboard middle land portion is provided with full-opened outboard middle sipe that are inclined to a tyre axial direction. The outboard middle sipes each have two opposite sipe-edge portions provided with chamfer portions. In each chamfer portion of each outboard middle sipe, chamfer widths at both ends of the outboard middle sipe are larger than a chamfer width of a central portion of the outboard middle sipe. The outboard shoulder land portion is provided with outboard shoulder sipes that are inclined in the same direction as the outboard middle sipes to the tyre axial direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Okada, Saori Yoshida, Shunta Kokatsu
  • Patent number: 11878686
    Abstract: A driving assistance device controls the speed of an own vehicle based on a predicted traveling state of a preceding vehicle, and includes a traveling scene recognition unit that detects the distance until the preceding vehicle reaches an intersection, a determination unit that determines a traveling scene of the preceding vehicle at the intersection, and a calculation unit that selects the preceding vehicle prediction model according to the traveling scene determined by the determination unit from among a plurality of preceding vehicle prediction models recorded for each traveling scene in which the preceding vehicle travels, and inputs a distance until the preceding vehicle detected by the traveling scene recognition unit in the selected preceding vehicle prediction model reaches the intersection so as to calculate a predicted traveling state of the preceding vehicle after a predetermined time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 23, 2024
    Assignee: HITACHI ASTEMO, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoichi Iihoshi, Takashi Okada, Yuuki Okuda
  • Publication number: 20240004163
    Abstract: An attachment optical system, to which an imaging lens is attachable on an object side of the attachment optical system includes two bending optical systems arranged in parallel. Each of the two bending optical systems includes a first reflective member and a second reflective member. Each of the two bending optical systems includes, in order from the object side to an image side, a front unit and a rear unit, which are separated by a maximum air gap on an optical axis in each bending optical system. At least one of the first reflective member and the second reflective member is disposed between a surface having refractive power and disposed closest to an object in the rear unit and a surface having refractive power and disposed closest to an image plane in the rear unit of each bending optical system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2023
    Publication date: January 4, 2024
    Inventor: Takashi OKADA
  • Patent number: 11845952
    Abstract: One disadvantage of adeno-associated virus (AAV) is low gene expression efficiency due to delayed expression of the inserted gene. Provided is a vector plasmid for producing a vector genome to be inserted into an adeno-associated virus (AAV). The vector plasmid is provided with a vector genome cassette as a template of the vector genome, and the vector genome cassette is provided with: (1) an expression cassette including a nucleic acid molecule encoding a target gene and (b) a nucleic acid molecule encoding an expression regulatory region that allows expression of the target gene; and (2) two nucleic acid molecules positioned on both sides of the expression cassette and encoding inverted terminal repeats (ITRs). Also provided is a pharmaceutical composition containing the AVV vector, for treating or preventing an eye disease or disease associated with same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignees: NIPPON MEDICAL SCHOOL FOUNDATION, TEIKA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Okada, Tsutomu Igarashi, Asaka Shiozawa
  • Patent number: 11827219
    Abstract: A motion control device for a moving body is configured to control a motion of a moving body and includes a movement distance acquisition unit, a movement distance storage unit, a movement distance prediction unit, a control determination unit, and an acceleration/deceleration control unit. The acceleration/deceleration control unit performs control of the acceleration/deceleration in the movement direction of the moving body based on a determination result on whether to suppress the acceleration/deceleration of the moving body performed by the control determination unit and the second movement distance predicted by the movement distance prediction unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: Hitachi Astemo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Naoyuki Tashiro, Takashi Okada
  • Publication number: 20230365142
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a vehicle control device that controls an engine so as to improve fuel consumption in consideration of driving characteristics of a driver and an automatic driving system, the vehicle control device being capable of appropriately reflecting the driving characteristics of the driver and the automatic driving system caused by a difference in traffic environment in control, and a data adjustment method of a database.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2021
    Publication date: November 16, 2023
    Applicant: Hitachi Astemo, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuuki OKUDA, Takashi OKADA
  • Patent number: 11818753
    Abstract: Information indicating a base station apparatus with which each of a terminal apparatus T-k and other terminal apparatuses that are to perform location registration in a service area of a base station apparatus B(k) with which the terminal apparatus T-k is to perform location registration is shared among all the terminal apparatuses that are to perform location registration in the service area. A maximum wait time is set longer, the greater the number of other terminal apparatuses that are scheduled to perform location registration with the base station apparatus B(k) with respect to which the terminal apparatus T-k is to perform location registration is, the maximum wait time being a maximum wait time for the terminal apparatus T-K to access the base station apparatus B(k).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Kazuoki Ichikawa, Takashi Okada, Yuuta Higuchi, Satoshi Denno
  • Publication number: 20230339487
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a vehicle control device that controls an engine so as to improve fuel efficiency, with driving characteristics of a driver or an automatic driving system in consideration. A vehicle control device includes: a driving characteristic computation unit that computes driving characteristic parameters of an own vehicle on the basis of an intervehicle distance between a preceding vehicle and the own vehicle; a preceding vehicle state prediction unit that predicts a state of the preceding vehicle after a predetermined amount of time on the basis of the intervehicle distance; and a driving state estimation unit that estimates a driving state of the own vehicle after the predetermined amount of time on the basis of the state of the preceding vehicle after the predetermined amount of time predicted by the preceding vehicle state prediction unit and the driving characteristic parameters of the own vehicle computed by the driving characteristic computation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2020
    Publication date: October 26, 2023
    Inventors: Yuuki OKUDA, Takashi OKADA
  • Patent number: 11785651
    Abstract: A device management system according to one embodiment includes: an acquisition unit configured to obtain a proximity notification that represents a situation in which a portable connection source device is in proximity to one geographical range; and a list generating unit configured to transmit a candidate list representing candidate connection destination devices to the connection source device in response to the proximity notification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Nozomi Matsumoto, Takashi Okada, Kazuoki Ichikawa, Tatsuya Nishizaki
  • Publication number: 20230240299
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide a composition for controlling Cercospora leaf spot of beet causing serious damage in beet cultivation, and a method for controlling Cercospora leaf spot of beet using the composition for controlling said disease. The present invention relates to a composition for controlling Cercospora leaf spot of beet comprising isotianil, and a method for controlling Cercospora leaf spot of beet comprising applying a composition for controlling Cercospora leaf spot of beet comprising isotianil at least once. The composition for controlling Cercospora leaf spot of beet of the present invention may further comprise a controlling agent for Cercospora leaf spot of beet other than isotianil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2021
    Publication date: August 3, 2023
    Applicant: Bayer Aktiengesellschaft
    Inventors: Takashi OKADA, Kotomi HAYASHI, Shiho TAKAMURA, Masahito NIKI, Takuma MORI, Tomomi AOKI
  • Publication number: 20230226153
    Abstract: It is intended to provide MSCs for transplantation that have an improved post-transplantation cell survival rate and engraftment rate and are highly safe with fewer adverse reactions, and a method for conveniently producing MSCs for transplantation having a high cell survival rate and engraftment rate. As means therefor, the present invention provides a stem cell for transplantation comprising an MSC capable of overexpressing IL-10.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2023
    Publication date: July 20, 2023
    Applicant: National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry
    Inventors: Takashi OKADA, Yuko KASAHARA, Shinichi TAKEDA
  • Publication number: 20230187558
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a gate electrode on a substrate, a gate insulating film on the gate electrode, an oxide semiconductor film via the gate insulating film on the gate electrode, a source electrode and a drain electrode on the oxide semiconductor film, a protective film provided on the source electrode and the drain electrode; and a conductive layer provided on the protective film and overlapped on the oxide semiconductor layer. The protective film includes a first silicon oxide film and a first silicon nitride film. The first oxide film is in contact with the oxide semiconductor layer. The gate insulating film includes a second silicon nitride film and a second silicon oxide film. The second silicon oxide film is in contact with the oxide semiconductor layer. The oxide semiconductor layer has a first region located between the source electrode and the drain electrode in a plan view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2023
    Publication date: June 15, 2023
    Applicant: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Masashi TSUBUKU, Michiaki SAKAMOTO, Takashi OKADA, Toshiki KANEKO, Tatsuya TODA
  • Patent number: 11654726
    Abstract: A pneumatic tire comprises a sidewall portion of which outer surface is provided with a decorative portion extending in the tire circumferential direction in an arc shape. The decorative portion is formed from a first pattern area and a second pattern area having different surface aspects. When the decorative portion is divided into a number N of decorative zones (N>2) by equally-spaced parallel straight lines which are perpendicular to a reference center line extending in a tire radial direction, percentages of occupied area of the first pattern area in the respective decorative zones are gradually increased from the radially innermost decorative zone to the radially outermost decorative zone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2023
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Mikita Seto, Takashi Okada, Satoshi Wada
  • Patent number: 11657626
    Abstract: An emotion estimation apparatus includes a recording section that records one or more events that cause a change in an emotion of a person and prediction information for predicting, for each event, an occurrence of the event; an event predicting section that predicts the occurrence of the event, based on detection of the prediction information; and a frequency setting section that sets a frequency with which an estimation of the emotion is performed. If the occurrence of the event is predicted by the event predicting section, the frequency setting section sets the frequency to be higher than in a case where the occurrence of the event is not predicted, and also sets the frequency based on the content of the event.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2023
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenji Okuma, Takashi Okada, Kota Saito, Seungho Choi, Yoshikazu Matsuo, Naoki Kikuchi, Katsuya Ikenobu
  • Publication number: 20230143238
    Abstract: The present invention provides a vehicle control device capable of improving fuel consumption while reducing deterioration of emission by appropriately controlling a powertrain system of a vehicle. A vehicle control device includes: a prediction unit configured to predict speeds or accelerations of a vehicle based on a plurality of prediction models; a fuel consumption information calculation unit configured to calculate fuel consumption for each of a plurality of prediction results obtained by the prediction unit; a selection unit configured to select any one of the plurality of prediction results; and a powertrain control unit configured to control at least one of an engine, a generator, an inverter, a drive motor, and a transmission of the vehicle based on the prediction result selected by the selection unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 15, 2021
    Publication date: May 11, 2023
    Inventors: Yoichi IIHOSHI, Takashi OKADA, Yuuki OKUDA
  • Patent number: 11629259
    Abstract: An active energy ray curable composition contains an allophanate-bond-containing compound having an activatable group at exposure to active energy rays and a polyester resin having a polymerizable unsaturated bond.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2023
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tatsuki Yamaguchi, Soh Noguchi, Mitsunobu Morita, Takashi Okada
  • Publication number: 20230083521
    Abstract: Provided is a platinum-group metal recovery method for efficiently recovering a platinum-group metal. The method for recovering a platinum-group metal includes an immobilization step of causing a molten product of a raw material containing a platinum-group metal, a molten product of a carbonate or hydroxide of an alkali metal, a molten product of an oxide, and a ceramic material to make contact with each other so as to immobilize the platinum-group metal on the ceramic material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2021
    Publication date: March 16, 2023
    Inventors: Takashi OKADA, Yoshiya TANIGUCHI, Yuto NISHI