Takayuki Kimura 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: A spectrum control device includes a control unit that obtains spectrum information. The control unit controls at least one of a spectrum of light emitted by a light emitting device or a spectrum of image light that forms an image, on the basis of the spectrum information.
Abstract: A vehicle body structure includes a front floor panel provided on a vehicle front side and a rear floor panel provided at the rear of the front floor panel. The front floor panel is positioned higher than the rear floor panel. A first battery arrangement portion is provided long in a vehicle front-rear direction at a center portion of the front floor panel in the vehicle width direction. A second battery arrangement portion is provided outside the first battery arrangement portion in a vehicle width direction below the front floor panel. An upper portion of the first battery arrangement portion is positioned higher than an upper portion of the second battery arrangement portion.
Abstract: A vehicle body structure includes a front floor panel and a rear floor panel provided at the rear of the front floor panel. The front floor panel is positioned higher than the rear floor panel. A front battery that supplies electric power to the traction motor is arranged below the front floor panel.
Abstract: An information processing apparatus that performs machine learning of a learning model for improving the accuracy of inference of an image even in a case where the characteristics of an image are changed by correction applied to the image. The image processing apparatus includes an image processor configured to perform image processing on a training image and a teacher image according to each of a plurality of correction conditions. Machine learning of the learning model is performed using the training image and the teacher image. A plurality of parameters obtained by performing the machine learning of the learning model are stored in association with the plurality of correction conditions, respectively.
Abstract: A side load-transmitting member extending in a vehicle longitudinal direction and transmitting a load applied to a vehicle-inward side from a vehicle-outward side toward the vehicle-inward side is provided inside a side sill. A lower portion of the side sill is provided to overlap a battery case in a vehicle side view. The side load-transmitting member comprises a first vertical wall portion provided to overlap a floor-side cross member in the vehicle side view and a second vertical wall portion provided to overlap the battery case in the vehicle side view.
Abstract: A cement clinker producing system, capable of providing a gas containing a carbon dioxide gas at a high concentration by increasing a carbon dioxide gas concentration for a part of an exhaust gas, includes a cyclone preheater to preheat a cement clinker raw material, a rotary kiln to burn the preheated cement clinker raw material so as to provide cement clinker, a calcination furnace to promote decarbonation of the cement clinker raw material, a clinker cooler to cool the cement clinker, a kiln exhaust-gas discharge passages to discharge an exhaust gas generated in the rotary kiln, a combustion-supporting gas supply device to supply a combustion-supporting gas having a higher oxygen concentration than air, a combustion-supporting gas supply passage to guide the combustion-supporting gas to the calcination furnace, and a calcination furnace exhaust-gas discharge passage to discharge a carbon dioxide gas-containing exhaust gas generated in the calcination furnace.
Abstract: A method for manufacturing a joint structure formed by joining a first plate-shaped member and a second plate-shaped member having a shape that is longer in a longitudinal direction than in a lateral direction includes overlapping the first plate-shaped member and the second plate-shaped member, after the overlapping, joining each of both edge portions of the second plate-shaped member by forming a weld metal along the longitudinal direction to the first plate-shaped member. The weld metal extends further outward in the lateral direction than the edge portions of the second plate-shaped member, in which the weld metal is formed by a hybrid welding in which a laser is added as a heat source during arc welding such that the weld metal extends around both of the edge portions of the second plate-shaped member along the longitudinal direction.
Abstract: The vehicle body structure includes a front floor panel, a rear floor panel positioned lower than the front floor panel, and a connection panel extending from a rear portion of the front floor panel to a front portion of the rear floor panel and inclined or curved so as to be positioned downward toward a rear side. At least the front portion of the connection panel is positioned at the front of the front portion of the front seat.
Abstract: A vehicle-body front structure includes a partition wall portion which demarcates a space inside a vehicle cabin and a pair of left and right suspension tower portions which are formed to bulge inward in the vehicle width direction and support upper portions of front suspension apparatuses. A lower-side portion of the partition wall portion is formed to be positioned further to vehicle rear toward a lower position. A traveling motor is installed below the lower-side portion of the partition wall portion. An upper-side portion of the partition wall portion extends from an intermediate portion of the left suspension tower portion in a vehicle front-rear direction to an intermediate portion of the right suspension tower portion in the vehicle front-rear direction.
Abstract: A vehicle-body front structure includes a front-side battery frame which is provided in a front of the battery casing, a pair of left and right side frames which extend from the front-side battery frame toward vehicle front to be positioned on vehicle-width-direction outer sides toward front, and a cross member suspended between left and right. Outer ends of the cross member in a vehicle width direction extend to the vehicle-width-direction outer sides of outer ends, in the vehicle width direction, of fronts of the side frames.
Abstract: Both of a requirement for absorption of an impact load in a collision and a requirement for layout of direction and position of a steering wheel are satisfied based on a vehicle-body front structure that includes a partition wall portion which demarcates a vehicle cabin inside space. A lower-side portion of the partition wall portion is formed to be positioned further to vehicle rear toward a lower position. A traveling motor is installed below the lower-side portion of the partition wall portion. A recess portion which is recessed toward vehicle front is formed in a portion, on an upper side of the traveling motor, in the partition wall portion. An inserting hole through which a steering shaft is inserted is formed in a lower wall portion of the recess portion.
Abstract: A vehicle-front body structure includes a partition wall portion which demarcates a vehicle cabin inside space, a motor arrangement portion which is formed by causing a part of the partition wall portion to bulge to an inside of a vehicle cabin and in which at least a part of a traveling motor is capable of being arranged, a cross member which is fixed to a floor panel on a vehicle rear side of the motor arrangement portion and extends in a vehicle width direction, and a reinforcement member which couples the motor arrangement portion and the cross member together.
Abstract: A vehicle-body front structure for an electric vehicle includes a front-side battery frame which extends in a vehicle width direction, a pair of left and right side frames which extend from the front-side battery frame to a vehicle front to be positioned on vehicle-width-direction outer sides, a left-side support mounted on the front-side battery frame and supports the left side frame from the vehicle-width-direction outer side, and a right-side support mounted on the front-side battery frame and supports the right side frame from the vehicle-width-direction outer side.
Abstract: In order to provide a camera system capable of performing improved gradation compression processing in accordance with an imaging mode, the camera system includes an imaging system configured to image an object to generate an image signal, performs gradation compression processing on the image signal based on at least one of two or more input/output conversion parameters, and includes an imaging system control unit setting the input/output conversion parameter, and an image processing system that acquires an image from the imaging system in at least one of two or more imaging modes, and the imaging system control unit sets the input/output conversion parameter in a gradation compression unit according to the imaging modes in the image processing system.
Abstract: A method of treating systemic sclerosis in a patient administers an IL-23 specific antibody, e.g., guselkumab, at an initial dose and subsequent doses in order for the patient to respond to the antibody and meet one or more of the clinical endpoints.
Abstract: [OBJECT] To provide a fractionating device capable of stably fractionating powders such as cement raw materials by a simple configuration. [SOLUTION] A fractionating device 1 for fractionating some of a powder (cement raw material) R falling in a chute (main body) 2, wherein the fractionating device is equipped with a screw conveyor 5 which passes through the chute, a part of a casing 5a opening inside the chute, and receives part of the powder from an opening (inlet) 5b, and a collision separation member (collision separation rod) 4 which is provided above the screw conveyor in the chute and collides with an object when an object of a predetermined size or larger falls, and prevents the object from falling directly onto the screw conveyor.
Abstract: To increase the stiffness of a floor panel while maintaining a large foot space for a rear-seat passenger. A vehicle-body structure includes a floor panel constituting a floor provided with front-row and rear-row seats, and a center frame disposed to be higher than and away from the floor panel at a vehicle-width-direction central portion and extending in a vehicle front-rear direction. A recessed portion having a bottom surface on which the feet of a passenger sitting on the rear-row seat can be placed is formed at the floor panel. The floor panel includes a cross member extending in a vehicle width direction at a rear portion of the recessed portion. A rear portion of the center frame is connected to the cross member.
Abstract: To provide a vehicle window structure in which a light emitting device can be disposed outside the laminated glass. A vehicle window structure to be installed at an opening of a vehicle, which comprises a first glass plate and a light emitting device, wherein at least a part of the light emitting device is disposed in a space formed between the first glass plate, an adhesive bonding the first glass plate and a body flange of the vehicle, and an interior material of the vehicle.
Abstract: A joint body includes first and second metal members and a joint portion including a welded portion where the first and second metal members are joined together, the welded portion having a line shape. The joint portion includes first and second longitudinal portions and a plurality of connecting portions. The first longitudinal portion has first intersecting portions arranged in a first direction and extends in the first direction. The second longitudinal portion has second intersecting portions arranged in the first direction and extends in the first direction. The welded portion intersects itself at the first and second intersecting portions. The connecting portions are arranged in the first direction. The connecting portions extend in a first direction and connect the first and second longitudinal portions.
Abstract: To treat organic sludge while keeping facility costs, cement production efficiency, and a reduction in clinker production amount to a minimum. An organic sludge treatment device includes: a fractionation device 7 that fractionates a preheated raw material R2 from a preheater cyclone 4C excluding a bottommost cyclone of a cement burning device 1; a mixing device 8 that mixes an organic sludge S with the fractionated preheated raw material, and that dries the organic sludge using sensible heat of the preheated raw material; and a supply device (mixture chute 12, double-flap damper 13, shut damper 14) that supplies a mixture M from the mixing device to a calciner furnace 5 of the cement burning device or to a duct disposed between a kiln inlet portion of a cement kiln 2 and the calciner furnace.