Takashi Yamaguchi 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 information processing apparatus comprises a data base configured to store, for a predetermined vehicle, a history of coating operation which is operation related to coating using a coating film containing an easily removable layer; and a controller configured to: acquire operation data representing details on the coating operation that is performed on the vehicle, and update the data base based on the operation data.
Abstract: This vehicle-mounted device installed in a vehicle is provided with a communication unit that communicates with a mobile terminal; a vehicle information acquiring unit that acquires operation information of the vehicle; and a vehicle-mounted controller that, on the basis of an operating status of the vehicle-mounted device, transmits a first notification notifying the mobile terminal of the possibility that the vehicle has stopped to the mobile terminal via the communication unit and that, on the basis of the operation information of the vehicle, transmits a second notification notifying the mobile terminal that the vehicle has stopped to the mobile terminal via the communication unit.
Abstract: An impeller includes a main plate, an annular side plate and blades. The blades each have: an inner circumferential end; an outer circumferential end; a sirocco blade portion formed as a forward-swept blade portion, and having an outlet angle that is greater than 90 degrees; and a turbo blade portion formed as a swept-back blade portion and including the inner circumferential end. The blades include a first blade portion and a second blade portion that are provided on respective sides of the main plate. The impeller including a region in which a first inter-blade distance is greater than a second inter-blade distance, where an inlet-blade distance is a distance between any adjacent two of the blades in the circumferential direction, the first inter-blade distance is the inter-blade distance of the first blade portion, and the second inter-blade distance is the inter-blade distance of the second blade portion.
Abstract: A light-guiding device includes a pair of light-guiding portions, a pair of light-incident portions that causes image light to be incident on the respective pair of light-guiding portions, and a pair of light-emitting portion that causes image light guided by the respective pair of light-guiding portions to exit outside, in which a pair of optical members including the pair of light-guiding portions are coupled by a central member having light transmissivity, and in which the central member includes a light-guide blocking structure that suppresses light from being incident from one end to another end of the central member by absorbing the light.
Abstract: An optical switch is configured by providing a planar lightwave circuit layer on a top surface of a Si substrate. The circuit layer forms, on the top surface of the substrate, an optical waveguide including an underclad layer, an optical waveguide core, and an overclad layer. The optical waveguide is provided to have a structure configuring a Mach-Zehnder interferometer. A heater is provided at a position just above an arm of the core on the top surface of the clad layer, and power supply electric wires are electrically connected to both ends of the heater. In a local portion including an interface between the clad layer and the top surface of the substrate, trench structure portions as concave grooves are provided.
July 5, 2019
November 10, 2022
Ai Yanagihara, Kenya Suzuki, Takashi Go, Keita Yamaguchi
Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a reception unit that receives a print job which includes print data and which specifies back printing to be performed on a transparent recording medium, a generation unit that generates a display image to be printed on a front surface of the transparent recording medium and a display image to be printed on a back surface on the transparent recording medium on the basis of the print data included in the print job, and a display unit that displays the display image to be printed on the front surface and the display image to be printed on the back surface generated by the generation unit.
Abstract: A superconducting wire holding structure includes a holding member made of a first material, a superconducting wire disposed inside the holding member, and a filler made of a second material different from the first material. The superconducting wire includes a substrate, an intermediate layer formed on the substrate, a superconducting layer formed on the intermediate layer, and a first protective layer and a second protective layer that are formed on the superconducting layer. The superconducting layer includes a first portion, a second portion, and a third portion between the first portion and the second portion along a longitudinal direction of the superconducting wire. The first protective layer is formed on the first portion, and the second protective layer is formed on the second portion. The filler is filled between the third portion and the holding member.
August 31, 2020
November 3, 2022
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., RIKEN, Japan Superconductor Technology, Inc.
Abstract: Provided is a content distribution server which is able to establish restrictions on the public disclosure of an object displayed in virtual space at the convenience of the distributor. The content distribution server comprises: a distribution unit that distributes live content for synthesizing video in virtual space using information from the distributor as virtual character information; and a first setting receiving unit that receives from the distributor terminal used by the distributor public disclosure restriction settings for establishing restrictions on objects present in virtual space displayed on the distributor terminal that can be viewed on a viewer terminal used by a viewer to view live content.
Abstract: A persistent current switch includes a superconducting wire including a substrate and a superconducting layer disposed on the substrate, and a heater. The superconducting wire includes a surface including a first portion and a second portion that are disposed apart from each other along a longitudinal direction of the superconducting wire. The first portion and the second portion face each other. The heater is sandwiched between the first portion and the second portion.
August 31, 2020
October 27, 2022
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., RIKEN, Japan Superconductor Technology, Inc.
Abstract: A head-mounted display includes a display device configured to display an image, a diopter adjustment device configured to adjust a diopter, and a correction processing circuit serving as an image correction device configured to correct a display image in accordance with a degree of diopter adjustment. In the adjustments made on a left side and a right side, respectively, after diopter adjustment, the display image is corrected in accordance with the degree of diopter adjustment.
Abstract: An active energy ray curable composition contains an acrylamide compound A1 represented by the following Chemical formula 1 or the following Chemical formula 2; a multi-functional polymerizable compound B1 having an SI value of 3 or less in a skin sensitivity test; a polymerization initiator C1 having no maximum absorption peak in a wavelength range of from 365 to 405 nm; and a hydrogen donor D,
Abstract: A tape cassette that includes a tape cassette that includes a housing having a top surface, a bottom surface, a rear wall, a front wall, and a tape feed exit located on the front wall, a tape included at least partially within the housing and configured to be fed along a tape feed path extending to the tape feed exit, and a first indicator aperture positioned on the front wall and a second indicator aperture position on a rear portion of the bottom surface. A position of the first indicator aperture on the front wall indicates a type of the tape included within the housing. A position of the second indicator aperture indicates a color of characters.
Abstract: The present invention relates to a program causing a computer to function as: a display control unit configured to display a first game element possessed by a player in a first display mode, and display a first game element not possessed by the player in a second display mode different from the first display mode; and a transition unit configured to cause transition to a provision screen on which a procedure for providing the first game element is performed, when a predetermined operation is performed on the first game element displayed in the second display mode.
Abstract: A liquid-mixing apparatus used in a liquid-mixing method comprises a plurality of supply valves provided to a cylinder. The supply valves make it possible to individually supply a plurality of types of liquids into a retention chamber. Each of the supply valves is configured so as to be switchable between an open state, in which the interior of a supply channel via which a liquid is supplied and the interior of the retention chamber intercommunicate, and a closed state, in which communication between the supply channel and the retention chamber is blocked. A piston moves in the direction in which the volume of the retention chamber increases while at least one of the supply valves is in the open state, whereby a liquid is drawn into the storage chamber.
Abstract: A method for manufacturing an optical fiber includes: a coating step of forming a first layer by applying a first ultraviolet ray curable resin composition onto a glass fiber, and then, of forming a second layer by applying a second ultraviolet ray curable resin composition onto the first layer; a first irradiation step of curing the first layer and the second layer by irradiating the first layer and the second layer with an ultraviolet ray, and of obtaining the optical fiber including a primary resin layer and a secondary resin layer; and a second irradiation step of irradiating the optical fiber with an ultraviolet ray at an illuminance of less than or equal to one tenth of an illuminance in the first irradiation step for an irradiation time of longer than or equal to 10 times an irradiation time in the first irradiation step.
Abstract: A vehicle window glass with an onboard camera includes a vehicle window glass configured to be mounted to a vehicle; a bracket fixed to an inner side surface of the vehicle window glass; an onboard camera attached to the bracket; and a hood member disposed on a vehicle forward side of the onboard camera; wherein the hood member has a surface facing the vehicle window glass and exhibiting a black appearance having an L value of at most 27.0 and is made of a material having a gloss value of less than 6.0 measured based on JIS Z 8741-1997.
Abstract: An electrolytic capacitor includes a capacitor element that includes an anode body that has a porous structure, a dielectric layer disposed on a surface of the anode body, and a solid electrolyte layer that covers at least a part of the dielectric layer. The anode body contains a first group metal including at least one selected from the group consisting of tantalum, niobium, titanium, aluminum, and zirconium. The dielectric layer contains an oxide of the first group metal and a second group metal including at least one selected from the group consisting of iron, chromium, copper, silicon, molybdenum, sodium, and nickel. A ratio X of a total number of atoms of the second group metal to a total number of atoms of the first group metal in the dielectric layer is equal to or less than 100 ppm.
Abstract: A coil component comprising a core having a winding core part, and a coil wound around the winding core part and including a plurality of wires. The coil includes a twisted wire portion in which the plurality of wires is twisted together. The twisted wire portion includes a bank region including a first layer wound multiple turns continuously around the winding core part and a second layer wound on the first layer continuously from the first layer. The bank region is sparsely wound with the number of turns of the second layer reduced by two or more as compared to the number of turns of the first layer.
Abstract: A sintered bearing includes, on an inner peripheral surface, a cylindrical portion and a one-side increased-diameter portion, which are provided so as to be continuous in the axial direction. An end portion of one side in the axial direction of the cylindrical portion and an end portion of another side in the axial direction of the increased-diameter portion coincide, and the cylindrical portion and the increased-diameter portion are molded by performing sizing on a sintered compact having a tubular shape, which is introduced into a die.
Abstract: A switch according to an embodiment includes a first PCIe interface that can be connected to a host on the basis of a PCIe standard. In addition, the switch includes a plurality of second PCIe interfaces that can be connected to a plurality of storage devices, respectively, on the basis of the PCIe standard. The switch further includes a control unit that distributes an access request which is comply with an NVMe standard and is transmitted from the host to any one of the plurality of second PCIe interfaces. The distribution includes a process of constructing an NVMe command of the access request and a process of constructing a data transmission descriptor list of the access request.