Takayuki Shimizu 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 liquid discharging head includes a nozzle plate having a plurality of nozzles from which liquid is discharged; a plurality of individual liquid chambers that are communicably connected to the plurality of nozzles, respectively; a common liquid chamber that supplies liquid to the plurality of individual liquid chambers; and a circulation common liquid chamber that leads to a plurality of circulation channels. A part of the common liquid chamber overlaps the circulation common liquid chamber from a direction in which liquid is discharged from the nozzles, and another part of the common liquid chamber overlaps the circulation common liquid chamber from a direction orthogonal to both the direction in which liquid is discharged from the nozzles and a direction in which the nozzles are aligned.
Abstract: An other lane monitoring device of the present disclosure includes an other vehicle acquisition section, a path acquisition section, a lane estimation section, and a position estimation section. The other vehicle acquisition section is configured to acquire other vehicle position information that indicates the current position of an other vehicle near the own vehicle. The path acquisition section is configured to acquire an own vehicle travel path that indicates a path along which the own vehicle has traveled. The lane estimation section is configured to use the own vehicle travel path as a basis for estimating an other lane area that is a lane where the other lane is present. The position estimation section is configured to estimate a future position of the other vehicle, assuming that the other vehicle moves along the own vehicle travel path or in the other lane area.
Abstract: Provided is a movement robot configured so that various types of operation can be executed according to motion of other objects or a movement body and a utilization area can be expanded accordingly. The movement robot includes a robot body 1, a control unit 2, a traveling unit 3, and a detection unit 4.
Abstract: The disclosure includes embodiments for processing a set of wireless messages by an ego vehicle. A method includes determining a location of an object of interest in a roadway environment that includes the ego vehicle and a set of remote connected vehicles. The method includes segmenting the roadway environment into a plurality of segments. The method includes assigning priority scores to each of the segments based on (1) whether the forward-facing sensors of the remote connected vehicles present in the segment are capable of measuring the object of interest and (2) proximity of the remote connected vehicles in the segment to the object of interest, wherein segments have higher priority scores if the remote connected vehicles present in the segment have forward-facing sensors that are capable of measuring the object of interest and the remote connected vehicles present in the segment are closer to the object of interest.
February 1, 2021
August 4, 2022
Sergei Avedisov, Takamasa Higuchi, Onur Altintas, Takayuki Shimizu
Abstract: A curable composition contains a polymerizable compound and a polymerization initiator containing pheylbis(2,4,6-trimethyl benzoyl)phosphine oxide and diphenyl(2,4,6-trimethylbenzoyl)phosphine oxide in a mass ratio of pheylbis(2,4,6-trimethyl benzoyl)phosphine oxide:diphenyl(2,4,6-trimethylbenzoyl)phosphine oxide from 1:6 to 1:160, wherein supernatant obtained after the curable composition is centrifuged for 30 minutes at 70,000 rotation per minute has an absorbance of 0.02 or less at a wavelength of 700 nm.
Abstract: An image processing device includes an image processing unit configured to execute image processing on an image based on an input image, and output a result of the image processing. The input image is a post-conversion image obtained by performing image conversion on an original image. The image conversion includes image conversion for further reducing a data size of the original image while maintaining a feature acquired from the original image and related to an object similar to a subject captured in the original image and maintaining processing accuracy of the image processing.
June 6, 2019
July 28, 2022
NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
Abstract: A light detection devices includes a SPAD bias control block that adjusts a reverse bias voltage in accordance with a pulse number of a pulse signal which is output by a SPAD array upon incidence of first light.
Abstract: A multi-layer piezoelectric ceramic component includes: a piezoelectric ceramic body having a cuboid shape, having upper and lower surfaces facing in a thickness direction, first and second end surfaces facing in a length direction, and a pair of side surfaces facing in a width direction, and including first and second regions; first internal electrodes in the first region; second internal electrodes in the second region; third internal electrodes in the first and second regions; a first terminal electrode formed on the first end surface and electrically connected to the first internal electrodes; a second terminal electrode formed on the first end surface and electrically connected to the second internal electrodes; a third terminal electrode formed on the second end surface and electrically connected to the third internal electrodes; a first surface electrode formed on the upper surface; and a second surface electrode formed on the lower surface.
Abstract: A difference detection apparatus includes: an acquisition unit configured to acquire a difference level indicating a level of a difference between a first image that is an image of a first spatial region and a second image that is an image of a second spatial region located at a substantially same position as the first spatial region, first probability data indicating a probability that a target object is present in the first spatial region, and second probability data indicating a probability that the target object is present in the second spatial region; and a detection unit configured to associate the difference level, the first probability data, and the second probability data, and detect, based on a result of the association, a region where a difference occurs between the first image and the second image.
May 30, 2019
July 14, 2022
NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
Abstract: A bumper cross member for a motor vehicle is produced from an extruded hollow profile and has a front side forming an impact side, a rear side in opposition to the front side, end zones configured for connection to the motor vehicle, a central zone extending between the end zones and bent toward the impact side, and top and bottom sides connecting the rear side with the front side. Each of the top and bottom skies has a projecting flange which is separated from the rear side by a separation cut configured to end shy of the end zones so that the flanges are connected with the bumper cross member in the end zones.
January 5, 2021
July 7, 2022
Benteler Automobiltechnik GmbH, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
Abstract: Provided is a three-dimensional powder bed fusion additive manufacturing apparatus which includes a chamber provided inside with a stage for forming a three-dimensional build object, a window provided in the chamber for observation of the inside of the chamber, and a shutter arranged inside the chamber to open and close the window.
Abstract: A curable composition contains a polymerizable compound, a polymerization initiator, and a fluorescent whitener comprising a benzoxazole derivative, wherein the proportion of the fluorescent whitener is from 0.10 to 0.3 percent by mass and the proportion of the polymerization initiator is from 5 to 15 percent by mass.
Abstract: A selection circuit selects one of digital values respectively output from a TDC 1 and a TDC 2. A histogram generation circuit generates a histogram indicating a relationship between a bin number and a frequency by counting up the frequency of the bin number according to the digital value selected by the selection circuit.
September 29, 2018
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June 21, 2022
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
Yoshiki Ikuta, Takuma Hiramatsu, Takayuki Shimizu, Hideki Sato
Abstract: [Problem] To expand and deploy a hood-shaped airbag in a reliably sandwiched condition between the top of a shoulder of a seated occupant and a seatbelt in a normal set condition during a collision, and reduce injury to the occupant by a device other than an airbag such as a seatbelt or the like. [Resolution Means] An airbag device 11 contains an airbag 12 and inflator 13 integrally covering the head 2a and a side portion of a seated occupant 2. The airbag 12 in a flat condition prior to folding has a plurality of chambers 12c demarcated in a longitudinal direction. The chamber 12c has a head protecting chamber 12ca stored in an upper portion of a backrest portion 1b of a seat 1 and a pair of side protecting chambers 12cb stored in opposing positions separated in a vehicle width direction on both left and right sides of the backrest portion 1b.
Abstract: The method for producing an assembly is a method for producing an assembly equipped with a member to be reinforced (20), a reinforcing member body (41), and a filler (42), wherein the reinforcing member body (41) has a pair of flanges (44) arranged spaced on the surface (20B) of the member to be reinforced (20), a web (45), and a connection portion (46) which connects the flanges (44) and the web (45) and forms a filler space (V) with the surface (20B). The method for producing an assembly includes a step for inserting a filler (42) into the filler space (V), a step for attaching a crack control member (43) to cover the end of the filler (42), a step for joining the flanges (44) and the member to be reinforced (20), and a step for curing at least the member to be reinforced (20).
Abstract: A curable clear ink composition is provided. The curable clear ink composition comprises a surfactant, a monofunctional polymerizable compound having a static surface tension of 33 mN/m or less at 25 degrees C. in an amount of 10% by mass or more but 30% by mass or less, an oligomer having a weight average molecular weight (Mw) of 1,000 or more, and an acylphosphine oxide polymerization initiator in an amount of 8% by mass or more but 12% by mass or less.
Abstract: Printed matter includes a substrate comprising a vinyl chloride resin and a printing layer on the substrate, wherein the surface of the substrate has a static friction coefficient of from 0.04 to 0.06 and a dynamic friction coefficient of from 0.02 to 0.03 when the surface of the substrate is rubbed with standard adjacent fabrics for staining for color fastness test under a load of 200 g, wherein the surface of the printing layer has a static friction coefficient of from 0.35 to 0.50 and a dynamic friction coefficient of from 0.20 to 0.30 when the surface of the printing layer is rubbed with standard adjacent fabrics for staining for color fastness test under a load of 200 g.
Abstract: A TOF ranging sensor according to Embodiment includes: a light-emitting unit that radiates light beams to subspaces; a light-receiving unit that receives light and forms images of the light on light-receiving elements allocated to the subspaces; and a space control unit that independently controls each element group that includes a light-emitting element and a light-receiving element that are allocated to a common one of the subspaces.
Abstract: An airbag includes: a first inflatable section that is inflated and deployed forward from the upper portion of a seat back through the left side of a head of an occupant; a second inflatable section that is inflated and deployed forward from the upper portion of the seat back through the right side of the head of the occupant; and a third inflatable section that is continuous with lower portions of front portions of the first inflatable section and the second inflatable section and that is inflated and deployed in front of the chest of the occupant. The front portions of the first and second inflatable sections extend in directions intersecting the vehicle front-rear direction so as to be closer to each other toward the front side. The front portions meet each other at a front end of the airbag.
March 11, 2020
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March 29, 2022
Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Joyson Safety Systems Japan K.K.