Takashi Suzuki 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: An image forming apparatus, including: a photoconductor; a developing device; a developer storage; a supplier configured to supply developer; an optical sensor; and a controller configured to execute: a developing process of developing an electrostatic latent image on the photoconductor; a usage-amount obtaining process of obtaining a usage amount of the developer; a supplying process of supplying the developer to the developing device every time when the obtained usage amount becomes equal to or greater than a first threshold; and a detecting process of detecting, by the optical sensor, an amount of the developer in the developing device every time when the obtained usage amount becomes equal to or greater than a second threshold larger than the first threshold, and wherein the controller is configured to execute the detecting process in a period different from a period in which the developing process is being executed.
Abstract: A parking system which communicates with a communication terminal of a parking staff Ps who takes charge of deadheading vehicles between a loading space and an unloading space of vehicles and a vehicle storage space by valet parking includes a loading vehicle recognition unit which recognizes that a target vehicle for the valet parking is parked in the loading space, and an electronic key management unit which transmits an electronic key for enabling an operation of the target vehicle to the communication terminal of the parking staff when the loading vehicle recognition unit recognizes that the target vehicle is parked in the loading space.
Abstract: A terminal apparatus receives an uplink grant used to schedule a PUSCH; transmits, in a case that an HARQ-ACK request included in the uplink grant is set so as to trigger transmission of an HARQ-ACK, the HARQ-ACK on the PUSCH corresponding to the uplink grant; and transmits, in a case that a CSI request included in the uplink grant is set so as to trigger a CSI report, an RI on the PUSCH corresponding to the uplink grant, in which an index of an SC-FDMA symbol in which the RI is transmitted is provided based on a value of the HARQ-ACK request.
Abstract: A position pointer includes a signal generation circuit, which generates at least one signal. The position pointer in operation transmits the at least one signal to a sensor of a position detector. The position pointer includes a first electrode arranged to protrude from one end portion of a pen-shaped housing along an axial center direction and a second electrode including at least three electrode pieces disposed near the first electrode in such a manner as to surround a central axis of the housing. The at least three electrode pieces are electrically isolated from each other. The position pointer has a signal supply control circuit, which, in operation, controls supply of signals to selectively supply the at least one signal to the second electrode that includes the at least three electrode pieces and to the first electrode.
Abstract: A storage control apparatus is configured to access a physical storage region of a storage apparatus corresponding to a logical address of a logical storage region, when an error is detected, specify a physical address of the physical storage region, for each of a plurality of regions generated by dividing the physical storage region using a plurality of division conditions different from each other, specify a number of times in which the error is detected, specify a recovery target region in which the number of times is equal to or greater than a first value, specify a first division condition generating the recovery target region, select, from a plurality of recovery methods, a first recovery method corresponding to the first division condition, and cause the storage apparatus to recover a first logical address in the logical storage region corresponding to the recovery target region by using the first recovery method.
Abstract: A user terminal includes a measurement unit that performs measurement for calculating channel state information, a configuration unit that configures two subframe sets including a first subframe set and a second subframe set based on first information and second information, a transmission unit that transmits channel state information reports corresponding to the first subframe set and channel state information reports corresponding to the second subframe set. In a case where the second information is configured, the first information is not configured, and in a case where a plurality of channel state information reports of the same serving cell collides for a user terminal for which the two subframe sets are configured based on the second information, and in a case where the plurality of channel state information reports has physical uplink control channel reporting types having the same priority, the channel state information reports corresponding to the second subframe set are dropped.
Abstract: Provided is an optical signal processing device that can operate simultaneously for a plurality of wavelength bands. The optical signal processing device includes a WDM coupler array including a plurality of WDM couplers for separating the C band and the L band for the respective ports; input/output port groups provided for the C band and the L band, respectively; a micro lens array; a diffraction grating; a lens; and a spatial light modulator arranged in this order. The spatial light modulator collects light at different positions for the respective wavelengths, thus allowing all wavelengths to be independently subjected to a phase modulation. Light subjected to the desired phase modulation by the spatial light modulator is reflected and is deflected to have an angle corresponding to any desired port of the input/output port group, and then is optically-coupled to an input/output port depending on the deflection angle.
December 25, 2017
Date of Patent:
October 6, 2020
NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
Abstract: Provided is a terminal apparatus including a receiver that can receive a PSDCH and a transmitter that can transmit an HARQ-ACK for the PDSCH by use of a PUCCH. In the terminal apparatus, the transmitter shortens a timing for transmitting the HARQ-ACK for the PDSCH based on a prescribed TTI length configured for the PDSCH, and a PUCCH format to transmit the HARQ-ACK is determined based on the TTI length of the PDSCH and the TTI length of the PUCCH.
May 9, 2017
Date of Patent:
October 6, 2020
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA, FG Innovation Company Limited
Abstract: A flame detection system includes: a UV sensor that serves as a flame sensor detecting a UV ray generated by a flame; an application voltage generation unit that applies a driving voltage to the UV sensor; a discharge detection unit that detects a discharge in the UV sensor; a discharge count unit that counts the number of detected discharges; a discharge probability calculation unit that calculates a discharge probability on the basis of the number of discharges counted by the discharge count unit and the number of times the driving voltage is applied; a UV intensity determination unit that determines an intensity of the UV ray on the basis of the discharge probability; and a determination result output unit that outputs the intensity of the UV ray determined by the UV intensity determination unit via display or communication.
Abstract: A seat cushion airbag apparatus includes a support portion, an airbag, and a fastening portion. The support portion is arranged below the cushion portion of a conveyance seat. The airbag is arranged between the cushion portion and the support portion and at the center portion in the width direction of the conveyance seat. The fastening portion fastens the airbag to the support portion and is disposed in the lower portion of the airbag in the inflated state at a position rearward of the center in the front-rear direction.
Abstract: A scheduler includes circuitry configured to, based on similarity between execution time and power consumption information of jobs executed in a system, classifies jobs into groups, construct respective time series prediction models for the groups using a power waveform included in each of the groups as teacher data, predict a power waveform at an interval including a first time from each of the constructed time series prediction models, compare a power waveform at an interval including a first time of a job in execution for which power is to be predicted with the predicted power waveform of each of the groups to identify a similar time series prediction model, based on the identified time series prediction model, predict power consumption at a predetermined interval including a second time for the job for which power is to be predicted, and control job execution based on the predicted power consumption.
Abstract: A multilayer coil component includes an element body and a plurality of coil conductors. The element body includes a plurality of metal magnetic particles and resin existing between the plurality of metal magnetic particles. The plurality of coil conductors is disposed in the element body, the plurality of coil conductors being separated from each other in a predetermined direction and electrically connected to each other. The plurality of metal magnetic particles included in the element body includes a plurality of metal magnetic particles having a particle size equal to or greater than one third of a distance between the coil conductors adjacent to each other in the predetermined direction and equal to or less than a half of the distance. Between the coil conductors adjacent to each other in the predetermined direction, the metal magnetic particles having the particle size are distributed along the predetermined direction.
Abstract: An object of the present invention is to communicate efficiently. A transmitter that sets, in a case that a timing advance command is included in a handover command, an initial value of a second power control adjustment value used for transmit power of a PUSCH including an RRC connection reconfiguration complete message for the handover command to a first power control adjustment value used for transmit power of an SRS, and, based on the first power control adjustment value, sets transmit power of the PUSCH, is included.
Abstract: A multilayer coil component includes an element body including a plurality of metal magnetic particles, and a plurality of coil conductors. The plurality of coil conductors is disposed in the element body. The plurality of coil conductors is separated from each other in a predetermined direction and electrically connected to each other. The plurality of coil conductors includes one pair of side surfaces opposing each other in the predetermined direction. Surface roughness of the one pair of side surfaces is less than 40% of an average particle size of the plurality of metal magnetic particles.
Abstract: A power consumption prediction method includes: generating a first topic distribution indicating a word appearance probability for each topic in first information regarding a job executed in a past for each first information; generating a second topic distribution indicating a word appearance probability for each topic in second information regarding a prediction target job; generating a first normalized topic distribution; generating a second normalized topic distribution by converting the word appearance probability in the second topic distribution into a plurality of numeric values based on the predetermined rule; extracting the first normalized topic distribution most similar to the second normalized topic distribution among a plurality of the first normalized topic distributions; and predicting power consumption of the prediction target job based on power consumption when the job indicated by the first information corresponding to the extracted first normalized topic distribution is executed.
Abstract: A semiconductor memory device according to an embodiment includes a semiconductor substrate; a laminated body formed by laminating a plurality of electrode layers on the semiconductor substrate; a memory film provided in the laminated body and including a first block insulation film disposed in a direction perpendicular to the electrode layer, a charge storage film facing the first block insulation film, a tunnel insulation film facing the charge storage film, and a channel film facing the tunnel insulation film; and a barrier layer provided at at least one of interface between the plurality of electrode layers and the memory film and an interface in the memory film and mainly composed of carbon.
Abstract: Provided is a glass ceramics sintered body including a glass phase and a ceramics phase dispersed in the glass phase, in which the ceramics phase includes alumina grains and zirconia grains, the glass phase includes an MO—Al2O3—SiO2—B2O3 based glass, in which “M” is an alkaline earth metal, and an area ratio of the alumina grains is 0.05 to 12% and the area ratio of the zirconia grains is 0.05 to 6% on the cross section of the sintered body. According to the invention, a glass ceramics sintered body, capable of a low temperature sintering having a low dielectric constant and a sufficient strength, and a coil electronic component using thereof can be provided.
Abstract: Provided is a thermally conductive member having excellent thermal resistance and insulating properties.The thermally conductive member includes a silicone resin, a thermally conductive filler having a larger particle diameter from 30 um to 100 ?m, a thermally conductive filler having a smaller particle diameter of not greater than 10 um, and mica having a particle diameter of not greater than 10 um and an aspect ratio of not greater than 50. The mica is added at a ratio of from 0.9 to 11 parts by mass relative to 100 parts by mass of the silicone resin.
Abstract: An electric drive device and an electric power steering device that reduce temperature increase of a magnetic sensor are provided. The electric drive device includes: an electric motor; an electronic control device including a magnet at an anti-load side end of a shaft to control drive of the electric motor, and a circuit board on the anti-load side of the shaft on an extended line in an axial direction of the shaft; first coil wiring connecting the first coil groups of the electric motor to the circuit board; and second coil wiring connecting the second coil groups of the electric motor to the circuit board. Each of the first and second coil wiring includes a first portion projecting in a direction intersecting the axial direction of the shaft to the outside of the housing, and a second portion projecting outside the housing from the first portion toward the circuit board.
Abstract: Provided are a jet solder level confirmation jig and a method of handling the same, which allow the level of the jet wave of the molten solder to be accurately confirmed. A jet solder level confirmation jig is provided with a level confirmation unit for confirming a level of a jet wave of molten solder, a holding unit that holds the level confirmation unit, a notifying unit that notifies the level of the jet wave of the molten solder; and a bridge member having a length so as to be able to form a bridge in an upper part of a jet solder bath housed within a housing, the bridge member supporting the level confirmation unit in the upper part of the jet solder bath. The notifying unit is connected to a power supply unit of a jet soldering device.