Patents by Inventor Takeshi Kobayashi

Takeshi Kobayashi 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).

  • Publication number: 20220374372
    Abstract: An in-vehicle communication device for transmitting and receiving a signal by a predetermined communication protocol related to Ethernet® (registered trademark), the in-vehicle communication device comprising: a control circuit configured to generate transmission data including interrupt data inserted into an inter-frame gap between Ethernet frames; and a PHY unit having a communication circuit configured to convert the transmission data generated by the control circuit into a signal and transmit the signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2020
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Inventors: Yuanjun XIAN, Takeshi HAGIHARA, Makoto MASHITA, Nobuyuki KOBAYASHI, Takehiro KAWAUCHI, Tatsuya IZUMI, Akihito IWATA, Yusuke YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220376419
    Abstract: A terminal that is to be coupled to a mate terminal. The terminal includes a tubular portion and a spring tab. The mate terminal is to be inserted in the tubular portion and the spring tab is within the tubular portion, and includes a spring-side wall, connection wall, a first side wall that is continuous from the connection wall and the spring-side wall, a second side wall that is continuous from the spring-side wall, and an opening limiter portion. The spring tab presses the mate terminal, which is inserted in the tubular portion, from the spring-side wall toward the connection wall. The tubular portion includes a connection portion that connects the spring tab and connection wall. The tubular portion includes the opening limiter portion that contacts the connection portion from an opposite direction from a pressing direction, in which the spring tab presses the mate terminal, toward the connection wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2020
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicants: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nungna WI, Masaaki TABATA, Hajime MATSUI, Hiroshi KOBAYASHI, Takeshi AMAKAWA
  • Publication number: 20220370533
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide an intestinal-environment-improving agent. The object can be achieved by an intestinal-environment-improving agent including an acacia bark extract.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicants: ACACIA-NO-KI CO., LTD., HOSHI UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Takeshi KATAOKA, Yasuomi KAWAJI, Sosuke OGAWA, Tomoki KOBAYASHI, Kiyoshi SUGIYAMA, Nobutomo IKARASHI
  • Publication number: 20220370404
    Abstract: This disclosure provides a means for treating dry eye. This disclosure can provide: a composition for use in treating dry eye; and a use thereof. The composition includes (E)-2-(7-trifluoromethyl-chroman-4-ylidene)-N-(7-hydroxy-5,6,7,8-tetrahydronaphthalene-1-yl)acetamide, a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof, or a solvate thereof. This disclosure can provide: a composition for treating dry eye; and a use thereof. The composition includes a Vi/Vc zone inhibitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2020
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicants: SENJU PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD., MOCHIDA PHARMACEUTICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi TARUI, Shinya KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20220368040
    Abstract: A terminal to be coupled to a front end portion of an electric wire. The terminal includes a terminal body and a slider. The terminal body includes a holding section holding a core wire of the electric wire. The slider is movable in a front-rear direction between a first position and a second position that is on a front side with respect to the first position while the slider being fitted on a section of the terminal body including the holding section. The slider includes a pressing portion that presses the holding section toward the electric wire when the slider is at the second position. The slider includes a pressure receiving portion that is pushed from a rear side to move the slider from the first position to the second position. The slider includes a support portion that receives a force applied to the pressure receiving portion that is pushed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2020
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicants: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nungna WI, Masaaki TABATA, Hajime MATSUI, Shunya TAKEUCHI, Hiroshi KOBAYASHI, Takeshi AMAKAWA
  • Patent number: 11499776
    Abstract: Provided is a method of constructing a natural gas liquefaction plant, which can shorten a construction time period by minimizing effect of a lead time for the refrigerant compressor thereon, the method including: transporting a refrigerant compression module body 175 to an installation area 85, wherein the refrigerant compression module body is provided with a frame 120 configured to allow refrigerant compressor 150 for compressing a refrigerant for cooling natural gas to be mounted therein; installing the refrigerant compression module body 175 to the installation area 85; and mounting the refrigerant compressor 150 into a mounting space 130 predefined in the frame 120 of the installed refrigerant compression module body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: Chiyoda Corporation
    Inventors: Kenichi Kobayashi, Takeshi Kaji, Makoto Yamagata
  • Patent number: 11502581
    Abstract: Disclosed is a motor unit that includes: a rotary electrical machine that has a cylindrical stator, a rotor disposed coaxially with the stator, a shaft disposed coaxially with the rotor, and a cylindrical case that houses the stator and the rotor; and a drive unit that has a swell swelling toward the case and is fixed to a circumferential surface that is located in a radial direction of the rotor and is the case. The case has a recess that corresponds to the swell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignees: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Manabu Yazaki, Keiichiro Kashiwabara, Tomoyuki Suzuki, Heisuke Kobayashi, Takeshi Hoshinoya, Sachio Kawada, Akira Fujiwara, Yasuyuki Saito, Hiroshi Hamano, Tsuyoshi Harada
  • Patent number: 11501899
    Abstract: An oxide superconductor according to an embodiment includes an oxide superconducting layer includes a single crystal having a continuous perovskite structure containing at least one rare earth element selected from the group consisting of yttrium, lanthanum, neodymium, samarium, europium, gadolinium, terbium, dysprosium, holmium, erbium, thulium, ytterbium, and lutetium, barium, and copper, containing praseodymium in a part of the site of the rare earth element in the perovskite structure, and having a molar ratio of praseodymium of 0.00000001 or more and 0.2 or less with respect to the sum of the at least one rare earth element and praseodymium; fluorine in an amount of 2.0×1015 atoms/cc or more and 5.0×1019 atoms/cc or less; and carbon in an amount of 1.0×1017 atoms/cc or more and 5.0×1020 atoms/cc or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Mariko Hayashi, Takeshi Araki, Hiroyuki Fuke, Nao Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20220356491
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing an artificial recombinant RNA virus stably expressing a foreign gene, comprising the steps of: (1) obtaining a foreign gene having a modified codon composition similar to that of an RNA virus gene; (2) inserting the foreign gene obtained in step (1) into an RNA virus genome; and (3) artificially synthesizing an artificial recombinant RNA virus using reverse genetics.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Applicant: OSAKA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Takeshi KOBAYASHI, Yuta KANAI
  • Patent number: 11495419
    Abstract: A switch device includes two fixed contacts and a movable contact of which position is changed when an operation unit is operated to selectively contact the fixed contacts. The switch device also includes a snap action mechanism that switches a contact state of the movable contact with the fixed contacts by deforming a spring portion in accordance with an operation amount of the operation unit. The switch device also includes a control unit that determines an operation state of the operation unit based on a detection signal received from the fixed contacts and the movable contact.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO
    Inventors: Takeshi Fujimoto, Masaya Murota, Takaho Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11491809
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes: a roll sheet container that contains a roll sheet around which a recording sheet is wound; a first sheet guide that makes contact with a first surface of the recording sheet; a second sheet guide that makes contact with a second surface of the recording sheet; and a transport roller that transports the recording sheet. The first and second sheet guides are disposed so as to face each other to form a sheet route along which the recording sheet is to pass. The transport roller transports the recording sheet that passed along the sheet route. The second sheet guide includes: a projection that protrudes toward the roll sheet container; and a pushing section that extends from the projection along an outer circumference of the roll sheet and in a direction away from the first sheet guide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi Tokuda, Rikuo Yamada, Takehiro Kobayashi, Hideaki Nishijima
  • Patent number: 11496853
    Abstract: A sound signal processing device includes: a vocal remover which generates a first output signal based on first-channel and second-channel sound signals and a first coefficient indicating a vocal bandwidth to be removed; a surround sound processor which generates a second output signal by adding a surround sound effect to the first output signal; an amplifier which amplifies a signal at an amplification factor that is based on a second coefficient; a synthesizer which synthesizes the second output signal with one of the first-channel and second-channel sound signals, and synthesizes a signal that is the second output signal inverted with another one of the first-channel and second-channel sound signals; and a coefficient determination unit which sets the second coefficient such that the amplification factor, used when the vocal bandwidth to be removed is greater than a first bandwidth, is greater than the amplification factor for the first bandwidth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: SOCIONEXT INC.
    Inventors: Kai Kobayashi, Takeshi Fujita, Shuji Miyasaka
  • Publication number: 20220350432
    Abstract: To provide an inexpensive display device. The display device includes a pixel and an IC chip. The pixel includes a first pixel circuit including a display element and a second pixel circuit including a light-receiving device. The one IC chip includes a control circuit, a data driver circuit, and a read circuit. The first and second pixel circuits are electrically connected to the read circuit. The control circuit has a function of controlling driving of the data driver circuit and the read circuit. The data driver circuit has a function of supplying image data to the first pixel circuit. The read circuit has a function of outputting a monitor signal corresponding to a monitor current when the monitor current flows through the first pixel circuit. The read circuit also has a function of outputting an imaging signal corresponding to imaging data acquired by the second pixel circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2020
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Inventors: Kei TAKAHASHI, Hidetomo KOBAYASHI, Hajime KIMURA, Takeshi OSADA, Hideaki SHISHIDO, Kiyotaka KIMURA, Shuichi KATSUI, Takeya HIROSE, Takayuki IKEDA
  • Publication number: 20220347288
    Abstract: Provided is a method for producing an artificial recombinant virus of the family Reoviridae, the method comprising the steps of: (1) introducing a FAST protein expression vector and/or a capping enzyme expression vector into host cells; (2) introducing a vector containing expression cassettes for individual RNA genome segments of a virus or introducing a set of single-stranded RNA transcripts from the expression cassettes into host cells; and (3) culturing the host cells. The method of the present invention allows more efficient production of an artificial recombinant virus of the family Reoviridae as compared with conventional methods and allows artificial recombinant rotavirus production without using a helper virus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2022
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Inventors: Takeshi Kobayashi, Yuta Kanai
  • Patent number: 11489415
    Abstract: A drive unit includes: a rotating electric machine having a rotation axis extending in a horizontal direction; a rotating electric machine case; and a power conversion device. The power conversion device is arranged on one side of the rotating electric machine in an orthogonal direction. The power conversion device includes a first connector to which a first electric power line through which electric power supplied to the rotating electric machine and electric power supplied from the rotating electric machine flow are connected. The first connector is provided on a first end side and is arranged to protrude from the power conversion device at a predetermined angle in a direction away from the rotating electric machine in the orthogonal direction, as the first connector goes away from the power conversion device in the rotation axis direction, when viewed from above.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takeshi Hoshinoya, Heisuke Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11486833
    Abstract: A method evaluates an edge shape of a silicon wafer, in which as shape parameters in a wafer cross section, when defining a radial direction reference L1, a radial direction reference L2, an intersection point P1, a height reference plane L3, h1 [?m], h2 [?m], a point Px3, a straight line Lx, an angle ?x, a point Px0, ? [?m], a point Px1, and a radius Rx [?m], the edge shape of the silicon wafer is measured, values of the shape parameters h1, h2, and ? are set, the shape parameters Rx and ?x are calculated in accordance with the definition based on measurement data of the edge shape, and the edge shape of the silicon wafer is determined from the calculated Rx and ?x to be evaluated. Consequently, a method evaluates an edge shape of a silicon wafer capable of preventing an occurrence of trouble.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU HANDOTAI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro Sakurada, Makoto Kobayashi, Takeshi Kobayashi, Koichi Kanaya
  • Publication number: 20220345651
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a solid-state imaging device that makes it possible to suppress deterioration of phase difference information, and an electronic device. There is provided a solid-state imaging device including a pixel array unit in which a plurality of pixels is two-dimensionally arrayed. The plurality of pixels includes a phase difference pixel for phase difference detection, the pixel array unit has an array pattern in which pixel units including neighboring pixels of a same color are regularly arrayed, and the phase difference pixel is partially not added when horizontal/vertical addition is performed on a pixel signal of a predetermined pixel in a horizontal direction and a pixel signal of a predetermined pixel in a vertical direction, in reading the plurality of pixels. The present disclosure can be applied to, for example, a CMOS image sensor having a phase difference pixel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2020
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Inventors: Masayuki Tachi, Kazuhito Kobayashi, Daisuke Yoshioka, Shiro Ornori, Takeshi Kozasa, Kazuhide Fujita, Naoto Hayashida, Shoyu Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11467219
    Abstract: A battery monitoring device includes a first reference resistor disposed in a path different from a path of current flowing from a battery to a load; a transistor for passing current from the battery to the first reference resistor; and an integrated circuit. The integrated circuit includes: a current measurement unit that measures a first current flowing through the first reference resistor; a voltage measurement unit that measures a first voltage of the battery; and a first calculation unit that calculates an AC impedance of the battery based on the first current measured and the first voltage measured.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: NUVOTON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION JAPAN
    Inventors: Kazuo Matsukawa, Yu Okada, Yoshikazu Makabe, Hitoshi Kobayashi, Takeshi Misaku, Keiichi Fujii
  • Publication number: 20220306405
    Abstract: Provided is a transport device in which reliability is increased by suppressing deterioration of the transport surface and transport efficiency is increased by suppressing electrical current loss. A transport device 1 comprising a transported body having either a permanent magnet 10 or a magnetic body, and an electromagnet unit in which coils 21 are wound around teeth 25 comprising magnetic bodies, and having recesses on surfaces of the teeth 25 facing the transported body. Specifically, the surfaces of the teeth 25 facing the transported body have at least two surfaces (first facing surface 22, second facing surface 23, etc.) which have different distances to the transported body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2020
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Inventors: Yasuaki AOYAMA, Ryosuke HOSHI, Satoru KANEKO, Hiroyuki KOBAYASHI, Takeshi TAMAKOSHI, Katsuhiro KAMBARA, Hiroshi WATANABE, Kuniaki ONIZAWA
  • Publication number: 20220308486
    Abstract: A particle set for producing a printed matter includes: a chromatic color toner containing toner particles A; and pressure-responsive particles containing base particles B, in which the base particles B contain a styrene resin containing, as polymerization components, styrene and a vinyl monomer other than styrene, and a (meth)acrylate resin containing, as a polymerization component, a (meth)acrylate, a mass ratio of the styrene resin to the (meth)acrylate resin (styrene resin:(meth)acrylate resin) is 80:20 to 20:80, a difference between the lowest glass transition temperature and the highest glass transition temperature of the pressure-responsive particles is 30° C. or more, and when the toner particles A have a volume average particle diameter D50A and the base particles B have a volume average particle diameter D50B, the D50A and the D50B satisfy formula 1-1: 1.5 ?m<(D50B?D50A).
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2021
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Yoshifumi IIDA, Takashi HASEGAWA, Satoshi KAMIWAKI, Takako KOBAYASHI, Satoshi INOUE, Sumiaki YAMASAKI, Mieko SEKI, Kiyohiro YAMANAKA, Takeshi IWANAGA