Patents by Inventor Takeshi Maeda

Takeshi Maeda 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: 11517395
    Abstract: The present technology relates to a control device, a control method, and a surgical system that enable an operator to implement operation without a burden. A control unit controls a plurality of patterns of operations of a surgical instrument, and an acquisition unit obtains motion information indicating a motion of a user. Furthermore, the control unit controls the operations of the respective patterns corresponding to the motion information obtained by the acquisition unit in parallel using only a single operation performed by the user as a trigger. The present technology can be applied to a control device of a surgical system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2022
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kana Matsuura, Takeshi Maeda, Seiji Wada
  • Publication number: 20220384022
    Abstract: Efficiency of a surgery-related service can be further improved. An information processing system according to an embodiment includes a surgery information acquisition unit (511) that acquires information regarding a surgery, and a display control unit (512, 513, and 514) that displays a surgery process area (620) indicating an entire process of the surgery and a progress of the entire process, and a work process area (630) indicating a work content of a part of the entire process and a progress of the work content. The display control unit calculates at least one of the progress of the entire process and the progress of the work content according to information regarding a surgery different from the surgery.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2020
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Hiromitsu MATSUURA, Takeshi MAEDA, Takuya NAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 11512494
    Abstract: A case includes a first member and a second member configured in such a way that a closed space is formed between the first and second members in a state where the first and second members abut against each other. The first member includes a shaft portion extending toward the second member. The second member includes a shaft support portion including a circumferential wall portion that surrounds one end portion of the shaft portion. The shaft portion includes an enlarged-diameter portion that is the one end portion melted in such a way as to be enlarged in diameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: AISIN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuya Inuzuka, Takeshi Maeda, Yasuo Kidena
  • Publication number: 20220368708
    Abstract: An unauthorized activity detection method in an onboard network system. The detection method includes determining whether or not a message sent out onto the network is an attack message, saving information relating to the attack message in at least one memory in a case where the message is an attack message, identifying a communication pattern from information relating to the attack message, and determining whether or not the message matches a communication pattern. The determination of whether an attack message and determination of whether matching a communication pattern are executed on each of a plurality of messages received from the network. In the determining of whether an attack message executed on a message received after executing of determining of whether matching a communication pattern, results of the determination of whether an attack message that has already be executed are used.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2022
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Applicant: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Manabu MAEDA, Takeshi KISHIKAWA, Daisuke KUNIMUNE
  • Publication number: 20220355581
    Abstract: An interlayer film for laminated glass of the present invention is an interlayer film for laminated glass, the interlayer film having a structure of one or two or more layers, and comprising a first layer comprising a thermoplastic resin and a composite silica particle, in which the composite silica particle comprises a silica particle and an organic covering material with which a surface of the silica particle is covered, and a remaining fraction at dissolution in THF after still standing at 230° C. for 6 hours of the first layer is 15% by mass or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2020
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Applicants: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD., Admatechs Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuu SAKAMOTO, Junichi NAKADATE, Satoshi MAEDA, Yuji OONO, Kazuma OOSAWA, Takeshi YANAGIHARA, Susumu ABE
  • Patent number: 11496491
    Abstract: A fraud detecting method for use in an in-vehicle network system including a plurality of electronic control units that communicate with each other via a network includes detecting whether a state of a vehicle satisfies a first condition or a second condition, and switching, upon detecting that the state of the vehicle satisfies the first condition or the second condition, an operation mode of a fraud-sensing electronic control unit connected to the network between a first mode in which a first type of detecting process for detecting a fraudulent message in the network is performed and a second mode in which the first type of detecting process is not performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC IN TEI IECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Manabu Maeda, Hideki Matsushima, Tomoyuki Haga, Yuji Unagami, Yoshihiro Ujiie, Takeshi Kishikawa
  • Patent number: 11478133
    Abstract: A medical observation system includes a multi-link structure in which a plurality of links is mutually coupled by joint parts, a medical observation apparatus attached on the multi-link structure, a control part configured to control the multi-link structure or the medical observation apparatus, and a user interface part by which a user inputs an instruction to change a visual field of the medical observation apparatus. When a user instructs to move a visual field of the medical observation apparatus vertically or horizontally, to rotate an oblique-viewing endoscope, or to change a magnification of the visual field via the user interface part, the control part controls the multi-link structure or the medical observation apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takara Kasai, Yohei Kuroda, Takeshi Maeda, Seiji Wada
  • Patent number: 11471024
    Abstract: A surgical imaging system including a surgical imaging device including identification information; a holding arm that holds and controls a position of the imaging device; a user interface configured to provide non-contact operation of the holding arm; and processing circuitry configured to control the holding arm according to the identification information and an output of the user interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Seiji Wada, Tatsumi Sakaguchi, Takeshi Maeda, Kana Matsuura
  • Patent number: 11471987
    Abstract: An electrostatic chuck device comprising a mounting table having a mounting surface, a focus ring; and a cooling element, wherein the mounting table has a holding portion surrounding the mounting surface, the holding portion has an annular groove portion having a through-hole, the holding portion has inner and outer peripheral surfaces which hold the focus ring and are located on both sides of the groove portion, the holding surface satisfies conditions (i) and (ii), (i) a straight line connecting a first point corresponding to an innermost periphery of the holding surface and a second point corresponding to an outermost periphery of the holding surface has a positive or a negative inclination from the innermost periphery toward the outermost periphery, wherein a difference between a height of the first point and a height of the second point is 0 ?m to 10 ?m, and (ii) leak areas of the inner peripheral surface and the outer peripheral surface are less than 0.7 mm2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: SUMITOMO OSAKA CEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keisuke Maeda, Masaki Ozaki, Masayuki Shiojiri, Takeshi Watanabe, Shinichi Maeta, Yuuki Kinpara
  • Patent number: 11467520
    Abstract: Provided is an electrophotographic fixing member including an elastic layer having a low hardness while maintaining a high thermal conductivity and a high strength, the elastic layer being less liable to fracture even when repeatedly compressed in a high-temperature state. The fixing member for electrophotography includes a substrate, an elastic layer on the substrate, and a surface layer in the stated order, wherein the elastic layer contains a silicone rubber and a heat conductive filler dispersed in the silicone rubber, wherein the heat conductive filler is metal oxide particles, or metal particles each having a surface at least part of which is formed of a metal oxide, and wherein the elastic layer further contains a charge control agent negatively chargeable with respect to the heat conductive filler.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuji Kitano, Takeshi Suzuki, Matsutaka Maeda, Makoto Souma, Yasuhiro Miyahara
  • Patent number: 11467277
    Abstract: An object recognition apparatus groups reflection points detected by a radar device, and recognizes an object around the own vehicle, based on a radar-based target detected using the grouped plurality of reflection points and an image-based target detected using an image captured by an image capturing device. The object recognition apparatus includes a reflection point acquiring unit that acquires reflection point information related to the grouped plurality of reflection points, and an object determining unit that determines that a plurality of objects have been detected as a single object by the radar device, based on the reflection point information acquired by the reflection point acquiring unit and the information on the image-based target, if the image-based target detected by the imaging device includes an image-only target not detected by the radar device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignees: DENSO CORPORATION, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yohei Masui, Tadashi Sakai, Takashi Maeda, Takeshi Nanami, Minoru Nakadori
  • Patent number: 11460653
    Abstract: An optical-electric composite cable includes a cable unit, at least one metal wire, and a sheath. The cable unit includes at least one optical fiber and a twisted pair wire twisted with the at least one optical fiber. The at least one metal wire is disposed around the cable unit. The sheath surrounds the cable unit and the at least one metal wire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 4, 2022
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroki Ishikawa, Yasuhiro Maeda, Taisuke Nagasaki, Takeshi Inoue, Tatsuhiko Naito
  • Publication number: 20220306074
    Abstract: A driving control device that is mounted on a vehicle including an electric motor and an internal combustion engine as power sources includes a processor. The processor is configured to: acquire a destination of the vehicle; acquire a past driving history from a point of departure to the destination; acquire a desired state of charge that is a state of charge of a battery desired when the vehicle arrives at the destination; estimate a predicted amount of regenerative energy based on the driving history; set a first section and a second section based on the predicted amount of regenerative energy and the desired state of charge; and control driving of the vehicle based on the first section and the second section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2022
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Katsumi KONO, Tomoharu MAEDA, Takaaki TOKURA, Takeshi YASUDA
  • Patent number: 11439473
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a surgical control apparatus, a surgical control method, and a program that can prevent erroneous operations of surgical apparatuses when the surgical apparatuses are controlled with contactless inputs. A state estimation block (64) estimates a state of an operator recognized by a recognition block (61) on the basis of at least one type of contactless input sent from the operator. In accordance with the state estimated by the state estimation block (64), a command block (62) restricts a control operation of a surgical camera (11), a camera arm (12), or an image processing block (66) based on at least one type of contactless input sent from the operator recognized by the recognition block (61). The present invention is applicable to a surgical system and the like that have a surgical camera (11), a camera arm (12), an action recognition camera (13), a display (14), a control apparatus (15), a pair of glasses (17), a microphone (18), a marker, a foot switch (20), etc.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeshi Maeda, Seiji Wada, Tatsumi Sakaguchi, Kana Matsuura
  • Patent number: 11438350
    Abstract: An unauthorized activity detection method in an onboard network system. The detection method includes determining whether or not a message sent out onto the network is an attack message, saving information relating to the attack message in at least one memory in a case where the message is an attack message, identifying a communication pattern from information relating to the attack message, and determining whether or not the message matches a communication pattern. The determination of whether an attack message and determination of whether matching a communication pattern are executed on each of a plurality of messages received from the network. In the determining of whether an attack message executed on a message received after executing of determining of whether matching a communication pattern, results of the determination of whether an attack message that has already be executed are used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Manabu Maeda, Takeshi Kishikawa, Daisuke Kunimune
  • Publication number: 20220274405
    Abstract: A liquid discharge apparatus includes a liquid discharge unit. The liquid discharge unit includes a liquid chamber member defining a liquid holding portion to hold a liquid, a film having a nozzle hole from which the liquid is discharged and a surface facing the liquid holding portion, and a holder supporting the film. The surface of the film has a contact angle with water of less than 90 degrees.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2022
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Inventors: Ruki MIDORIKAWA, Takeshi AKAI, Yu YAMAYA, Reo MAEDA, Takahiko MATSUMOTO, Yusuke NONOYAMA, Tatsuya SAMESHIMA, Daisuke ARAI
  • Patent number: 11425128
    Abstract: A method for use in a network system is provided. The network system includes a plurality of electronic controllers that transmits and receives, via a network, a plurality of frames. The plurality of frames includes at least one control frame that instructs predetermined control to an object of control. The method receives, sequentially, the plurality of frames from the network, and determines whether the predetermined control, instructed by the control frame received in the receiving, is to be suppressed, based on a set of frames received in the receiving. The set of frames is received in the receiving within a predetermined period preceding a time of reception of the control frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Takeshi Kishikawa, Manabu Maeda, Tohru Wakabayashi, Toshihisa Nakano, Hideki Matsushima
  • Patent number: 11425032
    Abstract: A switching device relays data in an on-vehicle network and has a plurality of communication ports. The switching device comprises: a detection unit that detects a failure in communication with another switching device connected to one of the communication ports; and a processing unit that transmits failure information indicating at least any one of a site where the failure in communication occurs and a communication port to be used when the failure in communication occurs by a target switching device being a switching device different from said another switching device, to the target switching device if the failure in communication is detected by the detection unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignees: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hayato Shikata, Hirofumi Urayama, Hideki Maeda, Yasuhiro Yabuuchi, Takeshi Hagihara
  • Publication number: 20220263323
    Abstract: A power supply device includes: a first system connected to a first load; a second system connected to a second load; an inter-system switch configured to connect and disconnect the first system and the second system to and from each other; a controller configured to normally supply power of a first power supply to the first system and the second system and, in response to a fault of the first system being detected, turn off the inter-system switch to supply power of a second power supply to the second system; and a backup circuit which includes a discharge regulation unit configured to regulate discharging of the second power supply.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2021
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicant: DENSO TEN Limited
    Inventors: Daiki HAKUSHIMA, Takeshi MATSUMOTO, Hiroshi MATSUMOTO, Keiichi YONEZAKI, Ryuki MAEDA
  • Patent number: 11411681
    Abstract: An information processing method performed by an information processing system including a storage device to process a plurality of data frames flowing in an in-vehicle network including at least one electronic control unit includes a receiving step of sequentially receiving a plurality of data frames flowing in the in-vehicle network, a frame collection step of recording, in a reception log held in the storage device, reception interval information indicating reception intervals between the plurality of data frames as frame information, a feature acquisition step of acquiring, from the reception interval information, a feature relating to distribution of the reception intervals between the plurality of data frames, and an unauthorized data presence determination step of determining the presence/absence of an unauthorized data frame among the plurality of data frames.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Takeshi Kishikawa, Tatsumi Oba, Manabu Maeda