Patents by Inventor Takayuki Tanaka

Takayuki Tanaka 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).

  • Patent number: 11980839
    Abstract: A filter element has a central channel, an inner core, an inner filter member, an outer core, and an outer filter member. The inner core has vent holes formed around a portion facing the central channel. The outer core has a perforated portion having vent holes formed therearound and a non-perforated portion having no vent hole. The region over which the non-perforated portion is formed along the central channel extends from a position above the central position of the central channel in the up-down direction to the upper end of the central channel. The region over which the perforated portion is formed along the central channel extends from the lower end of the non-perforated portion to the lower end of the central channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: SMC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Takayuki Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11983841
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus that generates an image to be displayed, based on shape data indicating a shape of an object and surface characteristics data indicating surface characteristics of the object includes an acquisition unit configured to obtain a plurality of pieces of the shape data with different resolutions and the surface characteristics data, a setting unit configured to set a display area including at least part of the object, and a generation unit configured to generate the image to be displayed, based on one of the plurality of pieces of shape data according to the display area and the surface characteristics data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2024
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Takayuki Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20240150533
    Abstract: A method for producing a polytetrafluoroethylene particle, which includes subjecting tetrafluoroethylene to suspension polymerization in an aqueous medium to prepare a suspension-polymerized particle of polytetrafluoroethylene, washing and then crushing the suspension-polymerized particle or crushing the suspension-polymerized particle with washing to prepare a crushed particle, dehydrating the crushed particle to prepare a crushed particle having a water content of 40% by mass or less, and subjecting the dehydrated crushed particle to heat treatment to produce a polytetrafluoroethylene particle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2023
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takayuki TANAKA, Masayoshi Miyamoto, Tomoki Minamiyama, Takeki Kusunoki, Tokahiro Taira, Takuya Yamabe, Hirotoshi Yoshida, Taketo Kato, Taku Yamanaka, Mitsuo Tsukamoto
  • Publication number: 20240150505
    Abstract: A method for producing a polytetrafluoroethylene powder, which includes subjecting tetrafluoroethylene to suspension polymerization in an aqueous medium to prepare a suspension-polymerized particle of non melt-processible polytetrafluoroethylene, drying the suspension-polymerized particle to prepare a dry particle, subjecting the dry particle to fluorine radical treatment to prepare a fluorine radical-treated particle, and crushing the fluorine radical-treated particle to produce a polytetrafluoroethylene powder. Also disclosed is a polytetrafluoroethylene formed article obtained by forming the polytetrafluoroethylene powder, as well as a polytetrafluoroethylene compression-molded article obtained by compression molding the polytetrafluoroethylene powder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2023
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiro TAIRA, Kazuhiro Mishima, Takayuki Tanaka, Takeki Kusunoki, Masayoshi Miyamoto, Tomoki Minamiyama, Mitsuo Tsukamoto, Kenji Ichikawa, Takuya Yamabe, Hirotoshi Yoshida, Taketo Kato, Taku Yamanaka
  • Patent number: 11970390
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method for producing a microchannel device, which can form a channel that has high hydrophobicity, high solvent resistance as well, and also resistance to heat and damage, on demand with high accuracy, and produces the microchannel device at a low cost, while having high productivity. The method for producing a microchannel device includes: forming a channel pattern from a hydrophobic resin on a porous substrate by an electrophotographic method; melting the channel pattern by heat to allow the channel pattern to permeate into the porous substrate, thereby forming a channel in the inside of the porous substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2024
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takeshi Yamamoto, Jun Miura, Keiji Miyazaki, Hiroki Tanaka, Makoto Fukatsu, Akihisa Matsukawa, Takayuki Kanazawa, Keigo Mizusawa, Masanori Seki, Masanori Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20240130659
    Abstract: A state estimation device includes an information acquisition unit acquiring at least one of (i) electrode acquisition information indicating an electromagnetic time series that is a time series of an electromagnetic quantity that is an electromagnetic force, field, or energy applied to an electrode from which a signal indicating a state of a heart of an estimation target is acquirable or (ii) environment information that is information on a time series of an environmental quantity that is an amount related to one or both of a state of motion of the estimation target and an environment in which the estimation target is present; and an estimation unit using at least one of the electrode acquisition information or the environment information to determine whether an electrode event, which is an abnormality in acquisition of a signal indicating the state of the heart of the estimation target by the electrode, has occurred.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2021
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Inventors: Kentaro TANAKA, Shingo TSUKADA, Masumi YAMAGUCHI, Takayuki OGASAWARA, Toichiro GOTO
  • Publication number: 20240134596
    Abstract: The content output device includes an information acquisition unit, a content generation unit and an output unit. The information acquisition unit acquires driving state information which is information related to a current driving state of a vehicle. The content generation unit acquires one or more content elements corresponding to a trigger condition, from among a plurality of content elements combinable with each other, when the driving state information satisfies the trigger condition, and generates an output content using the acquired content elements. The output unit outputs the output content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2021
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Inventors: Takashi IIZAWA, Keita KURAMOCHI, Atsuhiro YAMANAKA, Hideki NAGATA, Kazuaki TANAKA, Kyoichi TERAO, Takashi KAMIMURA, Daiki WAGURI, Yuya ISHIZAKI, Kei SUZUKI, Takayuki SHIMAZU
  • Publication number: 20240134474
    Abstract: A display driver includes a driver circuit and a sensing controller. The driver circuit is configured to drive a display panel according to display information. The display panel defines a sensing region. The sensing controller interface circuit is configured to transmit an output vertical sync signal to a proximity sensing controller. The proximity sensing controller is configured to generate positional information of an input object based at least in part on a resulting signal received from a sensor electrode disposed in the sensing region. The output vertical sync signal comprises encoding the display information in the output vertical sync signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2024
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Inventors: Makoto Takeuchi, Hirokazu Hatayama, Masaaki Shiomura, Nobukazu Tanaka, Daisuke Ito, Takayuki Noto, Takashi Miyamoto
  • Patent number: 11964479
    Abstract: A medium feeding device includes a feeding roller that is provided in a medium feeding path through which a medium is fed and that feeds a medium downstream by rotating in the forward direction in response to power of a motor, a nip roller that is provided in the medium feeding path and that nips a medium in cooperation with the feeding roller and rotates, and a controller configured to control the motor. Based on an increase in a variation value varying in accordance with a drive load of the motor, the controller controls the motor and causes the feeding roller to start a medium feeding operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Keisuke Sasaki, Takayuki Tanaka, Hiroki Shinagawa
  • Patent number: 11966154
    Abstract: An optical unit includes a movable body including an optical element, a support body swingably supporting the movable body, and a suction mechanism. The optical element reflects light traveling in a first direction to an intersecting second direction. The suction mechanism generates suction force in the movable body between the movable body and the support body, and includes a magnet and a magnetic member. One of the magnet and the magnetic member is in the movable body, while the other is in the support body. The magnet and the magnetic member overlap each other when viewed from a predetermined direction, which is one of the first direction, the second direction, and a third direction. The third direction intersects the first and second directions. When viewed from the predetermined direction, a center of the magnet and a center of the magnetic member are separated from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2024
    Assignee: NIDEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takayuki Iwase, Tomohiro Egawa, Genki Tanaka, Soichiro Kimura
  • Patent number: 11958725
    Abstract: A guide display unit for a crane, wherein a data processing unit: calculates a measurement area corresponding to the measurement area of a camera; the measurement area from the viewpoint of the camera and generates a first image; performs mosaic-processing on the image captured by the camera according to the particle size of the three-dimensional map and generates a second image; performs registration processing on the first image and the second image and calculates the amount of deviation between the first image and the second image; corrects the position of a guide frame figure with respect to the image of a suspended load and a feature on the basis of the calculated amount of deviation; and overlays the guide frame figure on the images of the suspended load and the feature and displays the result on the data display unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignees: TADANO LTD., THE SCHOOL CORPORATION KANSAI UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Iwao Ishikawa, Takayuki Kosaka, Keita Mashima, Satoshi Kubota, Shigenori Tanaka, Masaya Nakahara, Koki Nakahata
  • Patent number: 11951973
    Abstract: A drive system of an electric vehicle includes: an internal combustion engine; a generating motor provided so as to be able to generate electricity by receiving motive force from the internal combustion engine; and a travel motor provided so as to be able to be driven by electric power generated by the generating motor, and the drive system is configured so as to be able to switch a series hybrid mode and an engine direct connected mode, the series hybrid mode being a mode in which, while the internal combustion engine and the drive wheel are linked via a first clutch so as to be unlinkable/linkable, the travel motor and the drive wheel are linked via a second clutch different from the first clutch so as to be unlinkable/linkable, and the travel motor is used as a drive power source such that the electric vehicle travels by transmitting motive force from the travel motor to the drive wheel, the engine direct connected mode being a mode in which at least one of the internal combustion engine and the generator
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takayuki Kagaya, Masato Koga, Yuuki Nakajima, Katsunori Tanaka, Tetsuya Iwasaki
  • Patent number: 11945216
    Abstract: A transport device includes: a first rotating body including a shaft portion, a cylindrical portion on an outer periphery of the shaft portion, and a recessed portion in an outer surface of the cylindrical portion; a second rotating body capable of moving from the first rotating body while contacting an outer surface of the first rotating body and nipping a recording medium; a transport unit that includes a holding portion that holds the recording medium, and that transports the recording medium by moving the holding portion in a rotation direction of the first rotating body while the holding portion is disposed in the recessed portion; and a moving mechanism including a cam portion on a side of the cylindrical portion and a contact portion connected to the second rotating body and that comes into contact with the cam portion to separate the second rotating body from the first rotating body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Takayuki Ukawa, Kei Tanaka, Hideki Kuge, Norio Ogawahara, Takayuki Yamashita
  • Patent number: 11941188
    Abstract: Provided is an electronic pen including an electronic pen main part including a first sealing member that covers circumference of a tip side of the electronic pen main part and a second sealing member disposed along an outer edge of the electronic pen main part at a position separate from a tip toward a rear end side of the electronic pen main part, and an inside body that is tubular and has an inner wall surface with which the first sealing member and the second sealing member come into contact through insertion of the tip side of the electronic pen main part into the inside body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Wacom Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mamoru Ogata, Takenori Kaneda, Kenichi Ninomiya, Takayuki Arai, Kohei Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20240094661
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a rotatable image bearing member and a rotatable developing member to carry developer made up of toner particles and carrier particles adhered to surfaces of the toner particles. Where a pressing force pressing the developing member against the image bearing member is F1, a total number of the carrier particles interposed between the toner particles and the image bearing member is N1, and an adhesion Ft between a carrier particle and a toner particle, measured when the carrier particle is pressed against the toner particle with F1/N1 that is a pressing force per unit carrier particle, and an adhesion Fdr1 between the carrier particle and the image bearing member, measured when the carrier particle is pressed against the image bearing member with F1/N1, satisfy Ft?Fdr1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2023
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Inventors: Shuichi Tetsuno, Shinji Katagiri, Koji An, Hiroko Yokoyama, Wataru Takahashi, Shohei Ishio, Takayuki Tanaka, Tomonori Matsunaga
  • Patent number: 11932696
    Abstract: The present invention provides a pharmaceutical composition for cancer treatment comprising an antibody against CCR8.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignees: SHIONOGI & CO., LTD., OSAKA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Tetsuya Yoshida, Yujiro Kidani, Mitsunobu Matsumoto, Takayuki Kanazawa, Satomi Shinonome, Kanji Hojo, Naganari Ohkura, Shimon Sakaguchi, Atsushi Tanaka, Hisashi Wada, Atsunari Kawashima, Norio Nonomura
  • Patent number: 11932785
    Abstract: The present invention provides an epoxy adhesive composition capable of reducing re-aggregation of an adhesive layer modifier, maintaining favorable viscosity for a long period of time, exhibiting high adhesiveness, and reducing process failures during application of the adhesive. Provided is an epoxy adhesive composition containing: a modified polyvinyl acetal resin having a constitutional unit with an acid-modified group; an adhesive layer modifier; and an epoxy resin, the epoxy adhesive composition having a ratio of an acid-modified group equivalent of the modified polyvinyl acetal resin to an epoxy equivalent of the epoxy resin (acid-modified group equivalent/epoxy equivalent) of 5.0 to 150.0, the epoxy adhesive composition having a number ratio of the acid-modified group to an epoxy group (acid-modified group number/epoxy group number) of 0.0005 to 0.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tasuku Yamada, Shiori Tateno, Yousuke Chiba, Takayuki Maeda, Yukio Ochitani, Hideaki Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20240085996
    Abstract: An electronic pen includes a circuit board disposed such that an axial direction of a casing is aligned with a longitudinal direction of the circuit board, an electronic circuit on the circuit board, and a battery having a columnar shape disposed on a side of the circuit board opposite to a pen tip side of the circuit board inside a hollow portion of the casing such that positive and negative electrode conductors protruding from an end surface of the battery extend toward the circuit board. The battery is disposed such that a separation space is formed between the end surface and an end portion of the circuit board and such that tip portions of the positive and negative electrode conductors are in contact with the circuit board. The circuit board and the tip portions of the positive and negative electrode conductors are electrically connected to each other by soldered portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2023
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Inventors: Kohei TANAKA, Takayuki ARAI, Kenichi NINOMIYA, Takenori KANEDA
  • Patent number: 11923897
    Abstract: The present disclosure has an object of proposing a method and a device for estimating the state of a transmission path or an optical transmitter capable of mechanically estimating a factor causing an error with a small amount of constellation data and a low computing amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takayuki Nakachi, Yitu Wang, Tetsuro Inui, Takafumi Tanaka, Takahiro Yamaguchi, Katsuhiro Shimano
  • Publication number: 20240069671
    Abstract: In general, in one aspect, one or more embodiments relate to an input device that includes a proximity sensing panel including sensor electrodes, and a proximity sensing circuit. The proximity sensing circuit configured to receive an indication of a transition from a first image refresh rate to a second image refresh rate, wherein the first image refresh rate is greater than a beacon signal rate and the second image refresh rate is equal to or lower than the beacon signal rate. The proximity sensing panel is also configured to align transmitting a beacon signal on the proximity sensing panel to a non-refresh period corresponding to the second refresh rate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Inventors: Masaaki Shiomura, Hirokazu Hatayama, Makoto Takeuchi, Takayuki Noto, Nobukazu Tanaka, Daisuke Ito, Tomohiro Hirakawa