Patents by Inventor Takashi Onodera

Takashi Onodera 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: 20210235498
    Abstract: A CCA level is made to be variable efficiently while maintaining the fairness relating to acquisition of a transmission opportunity by wireless terminal apparatuses, and thus efficiency of a radio resource is improved. Provided is a terminal apparatus that performs wireless communication with a base station apparatus, and includes; a MAC frame categorization unit categorizing MAC frames, in each of which media access control header is attached to transmission data, based on a type of MAC frame; and a QoS control unit performing a carrier sense using a first CCA level, in a case where the MAC frame is included in a first category that results from the categorization by the MAC frame categorization unit, and performing the carrier sense using a second CCA level different from the first CCA level, in a case where the MAC frame is included in a second category different from the first category.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Inventors: TOMOKI YOSHIMURA, HIROMICHI TOMEBA, TAKASHI ONODERA
  • Publication number: 20210144678
    Abstract: Provided is a terminal apparatus for communicating with a base station apparatus by using a plurality of subcarriers by a grant free access scheme, the terminal apparatus includes: a configuration unit configured to configure the number of the plurality of subcarriers to be used for transmission to the specific number of the plurality of subcarriers less than or equal to the prescribed number of the plurality of subcarriers; and a transmitter configured to transmit, in a prescribed communication band, a transmit signal by using the plurality of subcarriers of the specific number among the plurality of subcarriers of the prescribed number, in which the transmit signal does not include information for indicating the specific number of the plurality of subcarriers, the transmitter performs determination of a frequency in the prescribed communication band to which the plurality of subcarriers of the specific number are allocated, and the determination of the frequency in the prescribed communication band is not c
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2018
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Inventors: HIROMICHI TOMEBA, HIDEO NAMBA, TAKASHI ONODERA, YASUHIRO HAMAGUCHI, FUMIAKI MAEHARA
  • Patent number: 11006453
    Abstract: A CCA level is made to be variable efficiently while maintaining the fairness relating to acquisition of a transmission opportunity by wireless terminal apparatuses, and thus efficiency of a radio resource is improved. Provided is a terminal apparatus that performs wireless communication with a base station apparatus, and includes; a MAC frame categorization unit categorizing MAC frames, in each of which media access control header is attached to transmission data, based on a type of MAC frame; and a QoS control unit performing a carrier sense using a first CCA level, in a case where the MAC frame is included in a first category that results from the categorization by the MAC frame categorization unit, and performing the carrier sense using a second CCA level different from the first CCA level, in a case where the MAC frame is included in a second category different from the first category.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tomoki Yoshimura, Hiromichi Tomeba, Takashi Onodera
  • Publication number: 20210092479
    Abstract: By transmitting region reconstruction information from a network side device to a terminal side device, quality is enhanced in video reconstruction by super resolution techniques or the like. A video is divided into multiple regions, and the region reconstruction information includes video reconstruction information for each of the multiple regions divided. The region reconstruction information is generated based on the classification information associated with the video.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Inventors: HIDEO NAMBA, HIROMICHI TOMEBA, TOMOHIRO IKAI, TAKASHI ONODERA, YASUHIRO HAMAGUCHI, NORIO ITOH
  • Publication number: 20200314847
    Abstract: A radio transmission apparatus selects any one group from a plurality of groups each indicating a combination of a plurality of radio reception apparatuses, notifies at least a plurality of radio reception apparatuses belonging to the selected group of an identification number assigned in advance to the selected group, and allocates transmission data addressed to the radio reception apparatuses belonging to the selected group to each of a plurality of frequency resources based on order of the radio reception apparatuses, which is determined in advance in the selected group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Hiromichi TOMEBA, Takashi ONODERA
  • Publication number: 20200259538
    Abstract: A base station apparatus is capable of adjusting antenna gains in a horizontal direction and a vertical direction of the plurality of antennas included in the base station apparatus, by adjusting a phase and an amplitude of a signal addressed and transmitted to a terminal apparatus, stores a codebook which is shared with the terminal apparatus and describes a plurality of linear filters associated with antenna gains in the horizontal direction and antenna gains in the vertical direction, acquires control information indicating at least one out of a plurality of linear filters described in the codebook, of which notification is sent from the terminal apparatus, performs precoding on the signal addressed to the terminal apparatus, based on the control information and the first codebook, and transmits the signal subjected to the precoding.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Hiromichi TOMEBA, Takashi ONODERA, Minoru KUBOTA
  • Patent number: 10721736
    Abstract: A radio transmission apparatus selects any one group from a plurality of groups each indicating a combination of a plurality of radio reception apparatuses, notifies at least a plurality of radio reception apparatuses belonging to the selected group of an identification number assigned in advance to the selected group, and allocates transmission data addressed to the radio reception apparatuses belonging to the selected group to each of a plurality of frequency resources based on order of the radio reception apparatuses, which is determined in advance in the selected group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiromichi Tomeba, Takashi Onodera
  • Publication number: 20200178300
    Abstract: Communication opportunities of existing terminal devices are ensured, in a communication system in which terminal devices capable of using a new CCA level and the existing terminal devices using an existing CCA level coexist, on the premise of CSMA/CA. A communication method of a radio transmission device of the present invention includes a step of signaling information indicating a first CCA section and a second CCA section to the radio reception device. A communication method of a radio reception device of the present invention includes a step of performing the carrier sense based on a first CCA level and a second CCA level, and a step of performing the carrier sense based on the first CCA level, in the first CCA section, based on information indicating the first CCA section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Hiromichi TOMEBA, Tomoki YOSHIMURA, Takashi ONODERA
  • Patent number: 10644769
    Abstract: A base station apparatus is capable of adjusting antenna gains in a horizontal direction and a vertical direction of the plurality of antennas included in the base station apparatus, by adjusting a phase and an amplitude of a signal addressed and transmitted to a terminal apparatus, stores a codebook which is shared with the terminal apparatus and describes a plurality of linear filters associated with antenna gains in the horizontal direction and antenna gains in the vertical direction, acquires control information indicating at least one out of a plurality of linear filters described in the codebook, of which notification is sent from the terminal apparatus, performs precoding on the signal addressed to the terminal apparatus, based on the control information and the first codebook, and transmits the signal subjected to the precoding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiromichi Tomeba, Takashi Onodera, Minoru Kubota
  • Patent number: 10575328
    Abstract: Communication opportunities of existing terminal devices are ensured, in a communication system in which terminal devices capable of using a new CCA level and the existing terminal devices using an existing CCA level coexist, on the premise of CSMA/CA. A communication method of a radio transmission device of the present invention includes a step of signaling information indicating a first CCA section and a second CCA section to the radio reception device. A communication method of a radio reception device of the present invention includes a step of performing the carrier sense based on a first CCA level and a second CCA level, and a step of performing the carrier sense based on the first CCA level, in the first CCA section, based on information indicating the first CCA section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiromichi Tomeba, Tomoki Yoshimura, Takashi Onodera
  • Publication number: 20200053784
    Abstract: A CCA level is made to be variable efficiently while maintaining the fairness relating to acquisition of a transmission opportunity by wireless terminal apparatuses, and thus efficiency of a radio resource is improved. Provided is a terminal apparatus that, performs wireless communication with a base station apparatus, and includes; a MAC frame categorization unit categorizing MAC frames, in each of which media access control header is attached to transmission data, based on a type of MAC frame; and a QoS control unit performing a carrier sense using a first CCA level, in a case where the MAC frame is included in a first category that results from the categorization by the MAC frame categorization unit, and performing the carrier sense using a second CCA level different from the first CCA level, in a case where the MAC frame is included in a second category different from the first category.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: TOMOKI YOSHIMURA, HIROMICHI TOMEBA, TAKASHI ONODERA
  • Publication number: 20200022070
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to protect the communication of a legacy terminal while achieving favorable communication by rendering the CCA level of a CCA-variable terminal apparatus variable in an environment, premised on CSMA/CA, where the CCA-variable terminal apparatus and a legacy terminal apparatus coexist. A terminal apparatus for performing wireless communication with a base station apparatus includes: a receiving unit that receives a radio signal transmitted from the base station apparatus; a CCA-variable channel information processing unit that acquires first CCA-variable channel instruction information contained in the radio signal and containing information regarding a range of a CCA level that is available on a certain channel and that is used for clear channel assessment; and a higher layer unit that selects, according to the first CCA-variable channel instruction information, a channel to be used.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Inventors: Tomoki Yoshimura, Hiromichi Tomeba, Takashi Onodera
  • Patent number: 10525661
    Abstract: In a nonwoven fabric, uniaxially oriented bodies each including a thermoplastic resin layer and first and second adhesive layers respectively stacked on both surfaces of the thermoplastic resin layer and having melting points lower than that of a thermoplastic resin constituting the thermoplastic resin layer are warp-weft laminated with the first or second adhesive layer interposed between the uniaxially oriented bodies in such a manner that orientation axes thereof intersect each other. The nonwoven fabric has a mass per unit area of 5 to 13 g/m2, a layer composition ratio of the first adhesive layer, the thermoplastic resin layer, and the second adhesive layer in each of the uniaxially oriented bodies is 20/60/20 to 30/40/30, and an average value of bending resistances by a cantilever method is less than or equal to 50 mm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation
    Inventors: Tokuhito Suzuki, Takashi Onodera, Jun Yamada
  • Patent number: 10477456
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to protect the communication of a legacy terminal while achieving favorable communication rendering the CCA level of a CCA-variable terminal apparatus variable in an environment, premised on CSMA/CA, where the CCA-variable terminal apparatus and a legacy terminal apparatus coexist. A terminal apparatus for performing wireless communication with a base station apparatus includes: a receiving unit that receives a radio signal transmitted from the base station apparatus; a CCA-variable channel information processing unit that acquires first CCA-variable channel instruction information contained in the radio signal and containing information regarding a range of a CCA level that is available on a certain channel and that is used for clear channel assessment; and a higher layer unit that selects, according to the first CCA-variable channel instruction information, a channel to be used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tomoki Yoshimura, Hiromichi Tomeba, Takashi Onodera
  • Patent number: 10455617
    Abstract: A CCA level is made to be variable efficiently while maintaining the fairness relating to acquisition of a transmission opportunity by wireless terminal apparatuses, and thus efficiency of a radio resource is improved. Provided is a terminal apparatus that performs wireless communication with a base station apparatus, and includes; a MAC frame categorization unit categorizing MAC frames, in each of which media access control header is attached to transmission data, based on a type of MAC frame; and a QoS control unit performing a carrier sense using a first CCA level, in a case where the MAC frame is included in a first category that results from the categorization by the MAC frame categorization unit, and performing the carrier sense using a second CCA level different from the first CCA level, in a case where the MAC frame is included in a second category different from the first category.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tomoki Yoshimura, Hiromichi Tomeba, Takashi Onodera
  • Patent number: 10407329
    Abstract: A wastewater treatment system includes: an acid fermentation tank; a methane fermentation tank positioned under the acid fermentation tank, and configured to produce biogas, and an upper portion of the methane fermentation tank including an opening that communicates with the acid fermentation tank; and a gas type liquid partition valve provided at the opening, including a gas storage portion configured to store a predetermined amount of the biogas and discharge the biogas exceeding the predetermined amount to the acid fermentation tank, and configured to block the opening with the biogas stored in the gas storage portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: National Institute for Environmental Studies
    Inventors: Takashi Onodera, Kazuaki Syutsubo, Motoyuki Mizuochi
  • Publication number: 20190254032
    Abstract: A radio transmission apparatus selects any one group from a plurality of groups each indicating a combination of a plurality of radio reception apparatuses, notifies at least a plurality of radio reception apparatuses belonging to the selected group of an identification number assigned in advance to the selected group, and allocates transmission data addressed to the radio reception apparatuses belonging to the selected group to each of a plurality of frequency resources based on order of the radio reception apparatuses, which is determined in advance in the selected group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Hiromichi TOMEBA, Takashi ONODERA
  • Publication number: 20190245596
    Abstract: A base station apparatus is capable of adjusting antenna gains in a horizontal direction and a vertical direction of the plurality of antennas included in the base station apparatus, by adjusting a phase and an amplitude of a signal addressed and transmitted to a terminal apparatus, stores a codebook which is shared with the terminal apparatus and describes a plurality of linear filters associated with antenna gains in the horizontal direction and antenna gains in the vertical direction, acquires control information indicating at least one out of a plurality of linear filters described in the codebook, of which notification is sent from the terminal apparatus, performs precoding on the signal addressed to the terminal apparatus, based on the control information and the first codebook, and transmits the signal subjected to the precoding.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 16, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Hiromichi TOMEBA, Takashi ONODERA, Minoru KUBOTA
  • Patent number: 10370784
    Abstract: A mesh nonwoven fabric which is seamless and excellent in appearance is provided. A seamless mesh nonwoven fabric is prepared by laminating a first mesh film 20 containing stem fibers 20a stretching parallel to each other in a first direction and branch fibers 20b connecting adjacent stem fibers 20a together, and a second mesh film 30 containing stem fibers 30a stretching parallel to each other in a second direction intersecting the first direction and branch fibers 30b connecting adjacent stem fibers 30a.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation
    Inventors: Takashi Onodera, Hideo Kumehara, Hiroshi Yazawa, Yasuo Sasaki, Shuichi Murakami
  • Patent number: 10299270
    Abstract: Provided are a radio transmission apparatus, a radio reception apparatus, and a communication method capable of realizing a radio LAN system in which user throughput is improved by using OFDMA while suppressing overhead. A radio transmission apparatus of the invention selects any one group from a plurality of groups each indicating a combination of a plurality of radio reception apparatuses, notifies at least a plurality of radio reception apparatuses belonging to the selected group of an identification number assigned in advance to the selected group, and allocates transmission data addressed to the radio reception apparatuses belonging to the selected group to each of a plurality of frequency resources on the basis of order of the radio reception apparatuses, which is determined in advance in the selected group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiromichi Tomeba, Takashi Onodera