Takeshi Hara 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 connector includes a terminal that is to be contacted with a conductive member of a wire, a housing in which the terminal is arranged, and a holding member that is fit in the housing and in contact with the terminal to hold a position of the terminal. At least one of the terminal and the housing includes a pressing portion that presses the conductive member in a direction such that the conductive member comes in contact with the terminal.
January 30, 2019
February 4, 2021
AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
Abstract: A transmission device, includes a first wavelength converter configured to convert a second wavelength-multiplexed signal in a first wavelength band to a second wavelength band different from the first wavelength band, and a multiplexer configured to transmit, after the conversion, a wavelength-multiplexed signal obtained through multiplexing of a first wavelength-multiplexed signal in the first wavelength band, a first supervisory control signal light ray that is a control signal for the first wavelength-multiplexed signal, the second wavelength-multiplexed signal in the second wavelength band, and a second supervisory control signal light ray that is a control signal for the second wavelength-multiplexed signal, wherein the first supervisory control signal light ray and the second supervisory control signal light ray each have a wavelength in a wavelength band different from the first wavelength band and the second wavelength band.
Abstract: A leaning vehicle includes a vehicle body, a left wheel, a right wheel, a leaning mechanism, a leaning drive mechanism and a leaning brake mechanism. The leaning drive mechanism includes a drive source. The leaning drive mechanism includes a gear, rotary shafts, and a gear casing member. The leaning brake mechanism includes a brake member and a resistance applying member. The gear and the rotary shaft of the leaning drive mechanism and the brake member of the leaning brake mechanism are supported by the vehicle body in a rotatable manner by way of the gear casing member of the leaning drive mechanism.
May 11, 2018
Date of Patent:
January 19, 2021
YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
Shuhei Kanehara, Yukihide Fukuhara, Nobuo Hara, Takeshi Toyota
Abstract: A control system comprising a reference image setting part setting a reference image of the face of the driver based on the image captured by the driver monitor camera, a monitoring part monitoring a condition of the driver based on the image captured by the driver monitor camera and the reference image, a first judging part judging if the face of the driver can no longer be recognized when monitoring the condition of the driver, a second judging part judging if the driver has been changed when the face of the driver can no longer be recognized, and a reference image resetting part resetting the reference image of the face of the driver based on the image captured by the driver monitor camera when it is judged that the driver has been changed.
Abstract: An intake manifold 10 includes: a surge tank 11 that is connected on an upstream side thereof to a throttle valve 13; multiple branch pipes 12 that are arranged side by side in a longitudinal direction of the surge tank 11 and respectively connected to cylinders; and a PCV chamber 15 that is provided upstream of a central part in the longitudinal direction of the surge tank 11. The intake manifold includes: a blowby gas introduction port 16g that is designed to introduce blowby gas into the PCV chamber 15; and a blowby gas exhaust port 16f that is designed to discharge the blowby gas from the PCV chamber 15 into the surge tank 11, and the blowby gas exhaust port 16f is located at a position higher than the blowby gas introduction port 16g.
Abstract: A radiographic imaging apparatus includes a hardware processor. The hardware processor performs: image generation of generating a radiograph according to received radiation; a determination of whether a use permission condition for permitting use of the apparatus is satisfied; and when determining that the use permission condition is not satisfied, at least any one of specific operations of a first restriction operation of restricting operation of the apparatus, a second restriction operation of subjecting the generated radiograph to processing for restricting use of the radiograph, and a notification operation of providing a notification regarding the use permission condition.
Abstract: A parking assist system moves a vehicle autonomously from a current position to a target position. The parking assist system includes: a driving device configured to drive the vehicle; a control device configured to execute a setting process to set the target position and a driving process to control the driving device; a setting reception switch configured to receive an operation for starting the setting process; a driving reception switch configured to receive an operation for starting the driving process; a brake input member sensor configured to detect an input operation of a brake input member. The control device starts the setting process after the setting reception switch is operated, and starts the driving process on condition that a prescribed operation is performed when the driving reception switch is operated. The prescribed operation includes the input operation on the brake input member.
Abstract: The disclosure provides an electrowetting device in which a sealing material is formed with satisfactory precision while maintaining a good adhesive property between both substrates. In a first hydrophobic layer (12) and a second hydrophobic layer (5), opening patterns (12a, 12b, 5a, and 5b) are provided, and an active substrate (7) and a common electrode substrate (2) are bonded together with a sealing material (14) provided in the opening patterns (12a, 12b, 5a, and 5b) such that a space is formed between the active substrate (7) and the common electrode substrate (2).
Abstract: The present invention aims to provide a heterocyclic compound having an IP6K inhibitory action and expected to be useful as a prophylactic or therapeutic agent for—diseases such as cardiac failure, diabetes and the like. A compound represented by the formula (I): wherein each symbol is as defined in the SPECIFICATION, or a salt thereof has an IP6K inhibitory action and is expected to be useful as a prophylactic or therapeutic agent for diseases such as cardiac failure, diabetes and the like.
Abstract: An intake manifold 10 includes: a blowby gas introduction port 16g that is configured to introduce blowby gas into a PCV chamber 15; a blowby gas exhaust port 16f that is configured to discharge the blowby gas from the PCV chamber 15 into a surge tank 11; and a drain hole 17c that is configured to discharge water contained in the blowby gas, from the PCV chamber 15 into the surge tank 11. A bottom wall 17d of the surge tank 11 includes protruding parts 17e, 17f that protrude upward, the blowby gas exhaust port 16f is located upstream of the most upstream side protruding part 17e located on the most upstream side, and the drain hole 17c is located downstream of the most upstream side protruding part.
Abstract: A driver monitoring system 1 includes: an image capturing device 11 which captures a face image of the driver; and a control device 50 to which the face image captured by the image capturing device is transmitted. The control device includes: a facial orientation recognition unit which recognizes the facial orientation angle of the driver based on the face image captured by the image capturing device; a zero-point setting unit which sets a zero-point of a pitch angle, yaw angle, and roll angle of the face of the driver based on the facial orientation angle recognized by the facial orientation recognition unit, when zero-point setting conditions, including that the velocity of the vehicle is equal to or greater than a predetermined velocity, are satisfied; and a state diagnosis unit that diagnoses a state of the driver based on the current facial orientation angle with respect to the zero-point set by the zero-point setting unit.
Abstract: A low-power-consumption, noise-immune analog circuit for a position indicator is provided. The analog circuit provided by the present disclosure is connected to an electrode that receives a control signal by capacitive coupling, and includes an edge detection circuit and a waveform restoration circuit. The edge detection circuit detects rising and falling edges of the control signal received by the electrode. The waveform restoration circuit restores the waveform of the control signal in accordance with the rising and falling edges detected by the edge detection circuit.
Abstract: A control device for an internal combustion engine is provided which enables control of dilution of oil by fuel and water drops, i.e., control of the amount of so-called oil dilution. The control device for an internal combustion engine that is lubricated or cooled by oil includes: a variable displacement oil pump capable of varying the amount of discharge of the oil; an air-fuel ratio sensor for sensing an air-fuel ratio of the internal combustion engine; and an ECU for controlling the amount of discharge of the variable displacement oil pump. The ECU controls the amount of discharge of the variable displacement oil pump, based on the air-fuel ratio sensed by the air-fuel ratio sensor.
Abstract: A scanning antenna includes a TFT substrate including a plurality of patch electrodes, a slot substrate including a slot electrode, and a liquid crystal layer provided between the TFT substrate and the slot substrate. The slot electrode includes a plurality of slots disposed corresponding to the plurality of patch electrodes and a solid portion not including the plurality of slot. When viewed from a normal direction of the substrate, the patch electrode is disposed across the slot in a first direction and overlaps the solid portion at both ends of the slot in each of a plurality of antenna units, and when viewed from the normal direction of the substrate, at least one of a periphery of the solid portion and a periphery of the patch electrode includes a recessed portion or a protruding portion in at least one antenna unit of the plurality of antenna units.
Abstract: An information processing apparatus receives a user selection of content to be reproduced by an external device connected to the information processing apparatus. A request to reproduce the user selected content is sent to the external device. Information indicating whether the external device has started reproducing the selected content is received from the external device. In response to the external device having started reproduction of the selected content, a thumbnail image is reproduced that corresponds to the content being reproduced by the external device.
Abstract: A heating implement (1) for body of the present embodiment includes a first sheet (11) having air-permeability; a second sheet (12); a heating element (13), intermediately arranged between the first sheet (11) and the second sheet (12) and containing an oxidizeable metal and a carbon component; and a first adhesive layer (14) and a second adhesive layer (15) provided in one of external surfaces of the first sheet (11) which is applied to a wearer side, in which a region without adhesive layer, in which none of the first adhesive layer (14) and the second adhesive layer (15) is disposed, is provided in at least a part of an external circumference section of the first sheet (11), the following relations (a) and (b) are satisfied, and the heating implement is perfumed with a fragrance: (a) a mass ratio of a content of the fragrance to a content of the carbon component in the aforementioned heating implement (fragrance/carbon component) is equal to or higher than 0.2 and equal to or lower than 0.
Abstract: A toilet seat device includes a main part, a toilet seat, a load sensor, a controller, and a memory. The toilet seat includes a seating part where a user is seated, and a support leg part supporting a load applied to the seating part. The load sensor is provided in the support leg part and detects the load applied to the support leg part. The controller performs at least a body weight measurement of the user based on a detection result of the load sensor. The controller includes a register mode and a normal-use mode in the body weight measurement. The register mode includes determining an estimated value for estimating the total body weight of the user from the seated load. The normal-use mode includes estimating a load value relating to the total body weight of the user based on the estimated value.
March 14, 2019
Date of Patent:
August 11, 2020
Takeshi Takaki, Hiroshi Tsuboi, Hitoaki Higuchi, Koji Sonoda, Keisuke Tashiro, Tomohiro Hara, Yo Morotomi
Abstract: An internal combustion engine cooling system, including: an internal combustion engine; a cooling circuit in which cooling fluid for cooling the internal combustion engine is circulated; a radiator for cooling the cooling fluid; a radiator circuit that branches from the cooling circuit to guide the cooling fluid to the radiator and return the cooling fluid having passed the radiator to the cooling circuit; a thermostat that is provided in a portion where the cooling circuit and the radiator circuit are connected to each other and that opens and closes a path between cooling circuit and the radiator circuit; a heater for heating the thermostat; and a control device for controlling the heater.
Abstract: The suspension assembly mounting method includes: a step of mounting the suspension assembly on a pallet having a support body and a movable member relatively movable with respect to the support body, so as to fix the base body to the support body and engage the arm member with the movable member; a step of causing the movable member to press the arm member upward so that the suspension assembly becomes a position where its own weight load equivalent to the vehicle body weight is applied; a step of lifting the pallet from under the vehicle body and contacting the suspension assembly to the vehicle body; a step of raising the pallet while stopping the movable member from pressing after the contacting; and a vehicle mount step of mounting the suspension assembly on the vehicle body while causing the movable member to press the arm member upward.
Abstract: The present invention provides a rubber composition obtained by kneading a rubber component, a vulcanization accelerator, silica, and a compound represented by the following formula (I): m wherein the groups are as defined in the DESCRIPTION.