Patents by Inventor Takeshi Fujita

Takeshi Fujita 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: 10502693
    Abstract: A insertion/removal apparatus comprises an insertion section with flexibility which is inserted into a target object to perform a desired operation, a shape sensor, an insertion section shape calculator, and a direct manipulation information estimation circuit. The shape sensor detects bending of the insertion section and outputs a detection signal. The insertion section shape calculator which calculates insertion section shape information indicating a shape of the insertion section, based on the detection signal output from the shape sensor. The direct manipulation information estimation circuit which estimates direct manipulation information including at least one of an insertion/removal amount and a rotation amount of the insertion section inserted into and removed from the target object, based on the insertion section shape information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryo Tojo, Takeshi Ito, Hiromasa Fujita
  • Patent number: 10496906
    Abstract: An inkjet printer injects first ink of a plurality of colors and second ink. An extraction condition setter sets an extraction condition to extract a portion of, or an entirety of, ink dots of the first ink of each of the plurality of colors. An extractor extracts an underlying layer dot group from ink dots of the first ink of each of the plurality of colors based on the extraction condition. Such a plurality of underlying layer dot groups and ink dots of the second ink form a first printing layer. An image dot group including at least the ink dots, of the first ink, other than the underlying dot groups forms at least one additional printing layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: ROLAND DG CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuya Nishihara, Katsuo Ikehata, Yoshinari Ogura, Yasuhito Fujita, Seishin Yoshida, Koji Takahashi, Takeshi Yagi
  • Patent number: 10486752
    Abstract: An automobile frame component includes a closed section constituted by welding a flange portion to a panel part, wherein when a welding position coordinate is represented in a coordinate system in which an end of a contact position between the flange portion and the panel part is assumed as 0, and a flange outer end side of the flange portion is assumed as negative (?) whereas a vertical wall side is assumed as positive (+), and when a radius of a circular arc-like portion connecting a vertical wall portion and the flange portion in the substantially hat-like shape is denoted as R (mm), and a weldable gap amount is denoted as a (mm), a welding position X represented by the following formula is continuously welded using a one-side welding method: +?(2Ra?a2)?X>1.5 where R?2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshikiyo Tamai, Takeshi Fujita, Yasushi Kitani, Hiroyuki Takebe
  • Patent number: 10479271
    Abstract: To allow the driver to identify a notification vibration even in a situation in which the notification vibration may be masked depending on the road conditions. A vehicle notification device (1) randomly extract one of a plurality of pieces of signal data by the number of vibrators (exciters EX1 to EX4), each of the pieces of signal data being different in a combination of an initial frequency and a target frequency and generates a plurality of sweep signals by changing the frequency from the initial frequency to the target frequency of the extracted piece of signal data in cycles. A plurality of notification vibrations whose frequencies change in different frequency ranges are outputted by outputting the generated sweep signals, individually from the vibrators (exciters EX1 to EX4).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi Hashimoto, Kenji Kono, Yasuhiro Fujita
  • Publication number: 20190342662
    Abstract: Attenuation of output levels is suppressed while interference due to a plurality of vibrators is reduced. An acoustic control device 30 performs correction processing of correcting phase delay characteristics including transmission systems from exciters 21L and 21R which are first and second vibrators connected with a rigid body, on acoustic signals SR and SL. Thereafter, the acoustic control device 30 controls the exciters 21L and 21R on the basis of the corrected acoustic signals SL1 and SR1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2018
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicant: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazutomo FUKUE, Takeshi HASHIMOTO, Kenji KONO, Yasuhiro FUJITA
  • Patent number: 10399868
    Abstract: An oil-water separation apparatus is provided which can easily separate and collect oil from a liquid mixture containing water and oil at low cost. The oil-water separation apparatus includes an oil-water-separating member configured to separate a liquid mixture containing water and oil into moisture and oil, and a liquid reservoir subdivided into an upper region and a lower region by the oil-water-separating member. The oil-water separation apparatus filters the liquid mixture by gravity. The oil-water-separating member includes a base which includes a channel for the liquid mixture. The oil-water-separating member is formed in the base, and the oil-water-separating member contains a fluorine compound which has an oil-repellency-imparting group and a hydrophilicity-imparting group. A drain port for discharging the moisture is formed in the lower region of the liquid reservoir.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignees: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION, Mitsubishi Materials Electronic Chemicals Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kosei Sato, Masato Fujita, Masakazu Uotani, Hiroshi Koshiyama, Takeshi Kamiya, Tsunetoshi Honda, Hiroyuki Imai, Daisuke Takano
  • Publication number: 20190267195
    Abstract: A solid electrolytic capacitor element that includes a porous body, a dielectric layer on a surface of the porous body, and a solid electrolyte layer on a surface of the dielectric layer. The porous body is made from a sintered body of a Ti-alloy-containing grain having a Ti—Zr—X multicomponent alloy on a surface thereof, where X is at least one valve metal element selected from Si, Hf, Y, Al, Mo, W, Ta, Nb, and V, and a composition of the Ti—Zr—X multicomponent alloy is Ti: 50 atm % to 80 atm %, Zr: 8 atm % to 32 atm %, and X: 1 atm % to 20 atm %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Daisuke Obara, Takeo Arakawa, Takeshi Furukawa, Yuji Yokoyama, Yoshihiro Fujita, Masahiro Matsuo, Hideo Ito
  • Patent number: 10391787
    Abstract: An inkjet printer ejects a first ink of a plurality of colors and a second ink. An extractor extracts an underlying layer dot group from ink dots of the first ink of each of the plurality of colors. Such underlying layer dot groups and ink dots of the second ink form a first printing layer. An image dot group including at least the ink dots, of the first ink, other than the underlying dot groups forms at least one additional printing layer. The underlying dot groups are each extracted from the ink dots of the first ink of the corresponding color based on a predetermined extraction ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: ROLAND DG CORPORATION
    Inventors: Katsuo Ikehata, Yoshinari Ogura, Yuya Nishihara, Seishin Yoshida, Yasuhito Fujita, Koji Takahashi, Takeshi Yagi
  • Publication number: 20190248410
    Abstract: A steering assist system for a hybrid vehicle capable of being driven by both of an engine and a drive motor, including a first assist portion and a second assist portion configured to assist a steering force respectively utilizing the engine and an electric motor each as a drive source, wherein the steering force is assisted only by the second assist portion in a motor-driven state in which the vehicle is driven only by the drive motor, and wherein the steering assist system is configured to, upon occurrence of a failure of the second assist portion in the motor-driven state, drive the engine, execute assist switching from an assist by the second assist portion to an assist by the first assist portion, and gradually increase, in the assist switching, an assist force by the first assist portion up to a set assist force when the vehicle is being steered.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Takeshi Nishida, Shuji Fujita
  • Patent number: 10370506
    Abstract: Provided are a carbon fiber thermoplastic resin prepreg which is a carbon fiber prepreg obtained by impregnating a PAN-based carbon fiber in which the average fiber fineness of a single fiber is 1.0 dtex to 2.4 dtex with a thermoplastic resin, wherein the thermoplastic resin satisfies 20?(FM/FS)?40 (where FM: flexural modulus (MPa) of a resin sheet comprising only the thermoplastic resin, and FS: flexural strength (MPa) of the resin sheet), a method for manufacturing the same, and a carbon fiber composite material employing the carbon fiber prepreg.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masao Tomioka, Takahiro Hayashi, Saki Fujita, Takeshi Ishikawa, Keigo Yoshida, Takuya Teranishi, Atsushi Takahashi, Kenichi Watanabe, Morio Katagiri, Akinobu Sasaki, Masahiro Oosuka, Hiroshi Tategaki, Takayuki Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10375500
    Abstract: A propagation delay tune correction apparatus comprising a means for generating a frequency spectrum signal by performing short-term Fourier transform on an audio signal; a means for setting a propagation delay time for each of a plurality of predetermined frequency bands; a means for calculating a phase control amount for each of the plurality of predetermined frequency bands on a basis of the propagation delay time set for each of the plurality of predetermined frequency bands; a means for generating a phase control signal by smoothing the calculated phase control amount for each of the plurality of predetermined frequency bands; a means for controlling a phase of the frequency spectrum signal for each of the plurality of predetermined frequency bands on a basis of the generated phase control signal; and a means for generating an audio signal on which a propagation delay correction is performed by performing inverse short-term Fourier transform on the frequency spectrum signal of which the phase is controll
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi Hashimoto, Tetsuo Watanabe, Yasuhiro Fujita, Kazutomo Fukue
  • Patent number: 10370507
    Abstract: Provided are a carbon fiber thermoplastic resin prepreg which is a carbon fiber prepreg obtained by impregnating a PAN-based carbon fiber in which the average fiber fineness of a single fiber is 1.0 dtex to 2.4 dtex with a thermoplastic resin, wherein the thermoplastic resin satisfies 20?(FM/FS)?40 (where FM: flexural modulus (MPa) of a resin sheet comprising only the thermoplastic resin, and FS: flexural strength (MPa) of the resin sheet), a method for manufacturing the same, and a carbon fiber composite material employing the carbon fiber prepreg.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Mistubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Masao Tomioka, Takahiro Hayashi, Saki Fujita, Takeshi Ishikawa, Keigo Yoshida, Takuya Teranishi, Atsushi Takahashi, Kenichi Watanabe, Morio Katagiri, Akinobu Sasaki, Masahiro Oosuka, Hiroshi Tategaki, Takayuki Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10364360
    Abstract: A surface coating material is provided for forming a hydrophilic oil repellent layer on at least a part of the surface of a substrate, and the surface coating material includes one or more fluorine-based compounds represented by the following formulas (1) to (4), a binder, and a solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignees: Mitsubishi Materials Corporation, Mitsubishi Materials Electronic Chemicals Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masakazu Uotani, Hiroshi Koshiyama, Takeshi Kamiya, Tsunetoshi Honda, Kosei Sato, Masato Fujita, Daisuke Takano
  • Patent number: 10364478
    Abstract: The present invention provides a bainite-containing-type high-strength hot-rolled steel sheet. The steel sheet, containing C: greater than 0.07 to 0.2%, Si: 0.001 to 2.5%, Mn: 0.01 to 4%, P: 0.15% or less, S: 0.03% or less, N: 0.01% or less, Al: 0.001 to 2% and a balance being composed of Fe and impurities, has an average value of pole densities of the {100}<011> to {223}<110> orientation group at a sheet thickness center portion being a range of ? to ? in sheet thickness from the surface of the steel sheet is 4.0 or less, and a pole density of the {332}<113> crystal orientation is 4.8 or less, an average crystal grain diameter is 10 ?m or less and vTrs is ?20° C. or lower, and a microstructure is composed of 35% or less in a structural fraction of pro-eutectoid ferrite and a balance of a low-temperature transformation generating phase.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tatsuo Yokoi, Hiroshi Shuto, Riki Okamoto, Nobuhiro Fujita, Kazuaki Nakano, Takeshi Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10365287
    Abstract: Although analysis can be very quickly conducted at a low cost by a method for measuring a biopolymer using a nanopore, the accuracy of distinguishing the individual monopolymers constituting the biopolymer is low. To both ends of a biopolymer through a nanopore, molecules which are larger than the nanopore are attached and then the biopolymer is reciprocated by an external force to thereby perform repeated measurements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: HITACHI HIGH-TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Sakai, Takeshi Fujita
  • Patent number: 10362396
    Abstract: A phase control signal generation device generating a phase control signal for each of frequency bands for an audio signal converted into a frequency domain, the phase control signal generation device comprising: a setting change means that is able to change setting of a propagation delay time for each of predetermined frequency bands; a difference obtaining means that obtains a difference between propagation delay times before and after setting change; an updating means that updates a phase control amount of the frequency band for which the propagation delay time is changed, based on the obtained difference; and a phase control signal generating means that generates a phase control signal of each frequency band by performing a smoothing process for the phase control amount in a frequency domain using the updated phase control amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi Hashimoto, Tetsuo Watanabe, Hideyuki Morita, Takatomi Kumagai, Yasuhiro Fujita, Kazutomo Fukue
  • Patent number: 10354675
    Abstract: There is provided a signal processing device, comprising: a frequency detecting means that detects a frequency satisfying a predetermined condition from an audio signal; an offset means that gives an offset to the detected frequency by the frequency detecting means in accordance with a frequency property at the detected frequency or around the detected frequency; a reference signal generating means that generates a reference signal by extracting a signal from the audio signal based on the detected frequency offset by the offset means; an interpolation signal generating means that generates an interpolation signal based on the generated reference signal; and a signal synthesizing means that performs high band interpolation by synthesizing the generated interpolation signal and the audio signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi Hashimoto, Tetsuo Watanabe, Yasuhiro Fujita, Kazutomo Fukue, Takatomi Kumagai
  • Patent number: 10355320
    Abstract: The power storage device includes a battery group in which n series circuits C1 (wherein n represents an integer of 2 or greater) are connected in parallel and a battery controller controlling a switching device based on allowable charge/discharge power of the capacitor. The series circuit C1 includes a capacitor and the switching device which are connected in parallel. The battery controller controls the switching device to maximize the allowable charge/discharge power of the battery group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Takeshi Fujita
  • Publication number: 20190211211
    Abstract: Provided are a coating film that has high radio wave permeability and low haze in addition to excellent infrared light reflectivity and visible light permeability, and an article comprising such a coating film. The coating film is a coating film produced using a coating composition, wherein the coating composition comprises flat pigment particles and a resin component, the flat pigment particles comprise a laminate of dielectric layers and a metallic thin film layer, the dielectric layer and the metallic thin film layer are stacked alternately in the laminate, and the dielectric layers are outermost layers of the laminate, an aspect ratio of the flat pigment particles is 10 to 400, a pigment surface density of the flat pigment particles in the coating film is 50% to 300%, and a film thickness of the coating film is 1 ?m or more. The article comprises the coating film.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2017
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON PAINT HOLDINGS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi FUJITA, Isamu ONISHI, Yoichi ADACHI
  • Patent number: 10294125
    Abstract: The filter medium is a filter medium which uses a liquid containing oil and water as a separation target, and has a channel for the liquid. The filter medium includes a base constituting the channel, and one or more of nitrogen-containing fluorine compounds which are provided on at least a portion of a surface of the channel. The nitrogen-containing fluorine compound includes an oil-repellency imparting group and any one hydrophilicity imparting group selected from a group consisting of an anion type, a cation type, and an amphoteric type, in a molecule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignees: MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION, Mitsubishi Materials Electronic Chemicals Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masato Fujita, Masakazu Uotani, Hiroshi Koshiyama, Takeshi Kamiya, Tsunetoshi Honda, Daisuke Takano