Patents by Inventor Takeshi Uemura

Takeshi Uemura 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: 10992869
    Abstract: An image apparatus includes: an image sensor configured to successively generate image data by continuously imaging an object scene; a memory configured to successively store the image data generated by the image sensor; a touch panel configured to output a first signal for commanding shooting preparation by a touch operation of a user and a second signal for commanding shooting by a release operation of releasing the touch operation; and a processor configured to successively store the image data successively generated by the image sensor in the memory according to a first storage format when the first signal is input from the touch panel and store the image data successively generated by the image sensor in the memory according to a second storage format when the second signal is input from the touch panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Olympus Corporation
    Inventors: Masashi Takahashi, Yuiko Uemura, Takeshi Suzuki, Keiji Kunishige
  • Patent number: 10935396
    Abstract: A magnetic sensor includes a magneto-resistive element configured to output a signal and a detection circuit configured to receive the signal. The detection circuit includes a regulator configured to supply a potential to the magneto-resistive element, a first current path configured to electrically connect the magneto-resistive element to the regulator, a second current path, a switch, and a diagnostic circuit connected to the second current path. The second current path includes, and is configured to electrically connect the magneto-resistive element to the regulator via the resistor. The switch is configured to select one of the first current path and the second current path, and electrically connect the magneto-resistive element to the regulator via the selected one of the first current path and the second current path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takuya Tomida, Takeshi Uemura, Hideaki Fujiura, Ryo Osabe
  • Patent number: 10890464
    Abstract: A rotation detecting device includes first and second magnetic detection elements that output first and second signals and a detection circuit having the first and second signals input thereto. The detection circuit includes an automatic correction circuit that performs generating and updating of a correction value for correcting the and second signals. The automatic correction circuit is configured to stop the generating or the updating of the correction value in at least one of a case where a rotation direction of an object is changed to a reverse rotation direction from a normal rotation direction and a case where a rotation direction of the object is changed to the normal rotation direction from the reverse rotation direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo Osabe, Hideaki Fujiura, Takeshi Uemura, Takuya Tomida
  • Patent number: 10848159
    Abstract: A drive circuit is configured to drive an oscillator to vibrate the oscillator that outputs a monitor signal according to a physical quantity. The drive circuit includes a drive signal generating unit that generates a drive signal having a drive frequency, a phase difference detector that detects a phase difference between the monitor signal and the drive signal, a frequency controller that controls the drive frequency based on the phase difference, automatic gain control (AGC) unit that controls an amplitude of the drive signal according to an amplitude of the monitor signal, and an output unit that outputs the drive signal having the controlled amplitude to the oscillator. This drive circuit can stably drive and vibrate the oscillator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideyuki Murakami, Takeshi Uemura
  • Publication number: 20200158536
    Abstract: A magnetic sensor includes a magneto-resistive element configured to output a signal and a detection circuit configured to receive the signal. The detection circuit includes a regulator configured to supply a potential to the magneto-resistive element, a first current path configured to electrically connect the magneto-resistive element to the regulator, a second current path, a switch, and a diagnostic circuit connected to the second current path. The second current path includes, and is configured to electrically connect the magneto-resistive element to the regulator via the resistor. The switch is configured to select one of the first current path and the second current path, and electrically connect the magneto-resistive element to the regulator via the selected one of the first current path and the second current path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Takuya TOMIDA, Takeshi UEMURA, Hideaki FUJIURA, Ryo OSABE
  • Patent number: 10634516
    Abstract: A rotation detecting device is configured to be used with a switch and detect rotation of a rotation shaft having a magnetic body attached thereto. The rotation detecting device includes a magneto-resistive element facing the magnetic body and outputting a first signal related to displacement of the magnetic body, a Hall element facing the magnetic body and outputting a second signal related to displacement of the magnetic body, and a detection circuit having the first and second signals input thereto. The detection circuit is configured to: output the first signal while the switch is turned on; detect rotation-number information corresponding to the number of rotations of the rotation shaft based on the second signal at a first time point at which the switch is turned off; store the rotation-number information; and output the stored rotation-number information at a second time point when the switch is turned on after the first time point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideaki Fujiura, Takeshi Uemura, Ryo Osabe, Takuya Tomida
  • Patent number: 10571298
    Abstract: A rotation detecting device includes first to fourth magneto-resistive elements that are provided on a first substrate to constitute a bridge circuit, a detection circuit provided on a second substrate, first to fourth wirings each connecting between the detection circuit and respective one of ends of the first to fourth magneto-resistive elements, first to fourth nodes provided on the second substrate, and first and second amplifiers provided on the second substrate. The first node combines signals on the first and second wirings. The second node combines signals on the third and fourth wirings. The first and second amplifiers amplify signals at the first and second nodes, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takuya Tomida, Takeshi Uemura, Hideaki Fujiura, Ryo Osabe
  • Patent number: 10534013
    Abstract: A sensor includes a sensor element, a package accommodating the sensor element in an inside of the package, a grounding electrode disposed in the package, a lid covering an opening of the package, and a lead extending from the package. The lead includes first and second portions. The first portion of the lead is electrically connected to the grounding electrode and extends along a side surface of the package with a gap provided between the first portion and the side surface. The second portion of the lead is disposed between the lid and the package and extends toward the inside of the package. In this sensor, the opening can be sealed without soldering and reliably connect the lid to the grounding electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki Maegawa, Hideki Ueda, Hideaki Fujiura, Takeshi Uemura, Hiroshi Nakatsuka, Tsuyoshi Sakaue, Rie Okamoto, Shoya Kida
  • Publication number: 20190257671
    Abstract: A rotation detecting device includes first and second magnetic detection elements that output first and second signals and a detection circuit having the first and second signals input thereto. The detection circuit includes an automatic correction circuit that performs generating and updating of a correction value for correcting the and second signals. The automatic correction circuit is configured to stop the generating or the updating of the correction value in at least one of a case where a rotation direction of an object is changed to a reverse rotation direction from a normal rotation direction and a case where a rotation direction of the object is changed to the normal rotation direction from the reverse rotation direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventors: RYO OSABE, HIDEAKI FUJIURA, TAKESHI UEMURA, TAKUYA TOMIDA
  • Publication number: 20190257669
    Abstract: A rotation detecting device is configured to be used with a switch and detect rotation of a rotation shaft having a magnetic body attached thereto. The rotation detecting device includes a magneto-resistive element facing the magnetic body and outputting a first signal related to displacement of the magnetic body, a Hall element facing the magnetic body and outputting a second signal related to displacement of the magnetic body, and a detection circuit having the first and second signals input thereto. The detection circuit is configured to: output the first signal while the switch is turned on; detect rotation-number information corresponding to the number of rotations of the rotation shaft based on the second signal at a first time point at which the switch is turned off; store the rotation-number information; and output the stored rotation-number information at a second time point when the switch is turned on after the first time point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventors: HIDEAKI FUJIURA, TAKESHI UEMURA, RYO OSABE, TAKUYA TOMIDA
  • Publication number: 20190257639
    Abstract: A rotation detecting device includes first to fourth magneto-resistive elements that are provided on a first substrate to constitute a bridge circuit, a detection circuit provided on a second substrate, first to fourth wirings each connecting between the detection circuit and respective one of ends of the first to fourth magneto-resistive elements, first to fourth nodes provided on the second substrate, and first and second amplifiers provided on the second substrate. The first node combines signals on the first and second wirings. The second node combines signals on the third and fourth wirings. The first and second amplifiers amplify signals at the first and second nodes, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventors: TAKUYA TOMIDA, TAKESHI UEMURA, HIDEAKI FUJIURA, RYO OSABE
  • Patent number: 10144708
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel crystal forms of arylalkylamine compounds. Specifically, the novel crystal forms of 4-(3S-(1R-(1-naphthyl)ethylamino)pyrrolidin-1-yl)phenylacetic acid have excellent stability and therefore are useful as pharmaceutical ingredients. The present invention also provides industrially advantageous processes for producing the arylalkylamine compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 4, 2018
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI TANABE PHARMA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi Miyazaki, Takao Komasaka, Joji Tsurumoto, Takeshi Uemura, Yuuji Morita
  • Publication number: 20180236668
    Abstract: A carrier device includes a work part having a loading surface configured to have an object placed thereon, a base being movable, a support part supporting the work part movably with respect to the base, a detector provided at one of the work part and the base, and a controller, the detector is configured to detect a gravitational acceleration and a linear acceleration applied thereto. The controller is configured to control the support part so as to tilt the work part and linearly move the work part with respect to the base based on the gravitational acceleration and the linear acceleration. This carrier device prevents the object from falling down on the loading surface even while moving.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2016
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventors: TAKESHI UEMURA, ATSUHITO TERAO, KOUMEI FUJITA
  • Patent number: 10031154
    Abstract: An inertial force sensor has a first sensor element, a second sensor element, a first signal processor, a second signal processor, and a power controller. The first sensor element converts a first inertial force to an electric signal, and the second sensor element converts a second inertial force to an electric signal. The first signal processor is connected to the first sensor element, and outputs a first inertial force value. The second signal processor is connected to the second sensor element, and outputs a second inertial force value. The power controller is connected to the first signal processor and the second signal processor, and changes power supplied to the second signal processor based on the first inertial force value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Isao Hattori, Takeshi Uemura, Satoshi Ohuchi, Yasunobu Tsukio
  • Publication number: 20180141752
    Abstract: A transport device includes a main body section, a base connected to the main body section, a wheel connected to the main body section for causing the transport device to travel, a drive module for driving the wheel, and a sensor that detects a state of the transport device, wherein a posture of the main body section is controlled using an output of the sensor such that the center of gravity of a mounted object approaches the center of gravity of the transport device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2016
    Publication date: May 24, 2018
    Inventors: TSUTOMU NAKANISHI, TAKESHI UEMURA, YORIKO NAKAO, TAKAHIRO AKIYOSHI
  • Publication number: 20180041217
    Abstract: A drive circuit is configured to drive an oscillator to vibrate the oscillator that outputs a monitor signal according to a physical quantity. The drive circuit includes a drive signal generating unit that generates a drive signal having a drive frequency, a phase difference detector that detects a phase difference between the monitor signal and the drive signal, a frequency controller that controls the drive frequency based on the phase difference, automatic gain control (AGC) unit that controls an amplitude of the drive signal according to an amplitude of the monitor signal, and an output unit that outputs the drive signal having the controlled amplitude to the oscillator. This drive circuit can stably drive and vibrate the oscillator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2016
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Inventors: HIDEYUKI MURAKAMI, TAKESHI UEMURA
  • Publication number: 20170356926
    Abstract: An inertial force sensor has a first sensor element, a second sensor element, a first signal processor, a second signal processor, and a power controller. The first sensor element converts a first inertial force to an electric signal, and the second sensor element converts a second inertial force to an electric signal. The first signal processor is connected to the first sensor element, and outputs a first inertial force value. The second signal processor is connected to the second sensor element, and outputs a second inertial force value. The power controller is connected to the first signal processor and the second signal processor, and changes power supplied to the second signal processor based on the first inertial force value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2017
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Inventors: Isao HATTORI, Takeshi UEMURA, Satoshi OHUCHI, Yasunobu TSUKIO
  • Publication number: 20170336436
    Abstract: A sensor includes a sensor element, a package accommodating the sensor element in an inside of the package, a grounding electrode disposed in the package, a lid covering an opening of the package, and a lead extending from the package. The lead includes first and second portions. The first portion of the lead is electrically connected to the grounding electrode and extends along a side surface of the package with a gap provided between the first portion and the side surface. The second portion of the lead is disposed between the lid and the package and extends toward the inside of the package. In this sensor, the opening can be sealed without soldering and reliably connect the lid to the grounding electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2016
    Publication date: November 23, 2017
    Applicant: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: YUKI MAEGAWA, HIDEKI UEDA, HIDEAKI FUJIURA, TAKESHI UEMURA, HIROSHI NAKATSUKA, TSUYOSHI SAKAUE, RIE OKAMOTO, SHOYA KIDA
  • Publication number: 20170267633
    Abstract: The present invention provides novel crystal forms of arylalkylamine compounds. Specifically, the novel crystal forms of 4-(3S-(1R-(1-naphthyl)ethylamino)pyrrolidin-1-yl)phenylacetic acid have excellent stability and therefore are useful as pharmaceutical ingredients. The present invention also provides industrially advantageous processes for producing the arylalkylamine compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Publication date: September 21, 2017
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI TANABE PHARMA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroshi MIYAZAKI, Takao KOMASAKA, Joji TSURUMOTO, Takeshi UEMURA, Yuuji MORITA
  • Patent number: RE47211
    Abstract: An inertial sensor includes an oscillator, a drive unit for oscillating the oscillator, a sensor for sensing the amount of inertia applied to the oscillator, and a failure diagnosis unit disposed between the oscillator and the drive unit. The drive unit includes a reference potential supply unit for supplying a reference potential to the oscillator, and a drive signal supply unit for supplying a drive signal to the oscillator based on a monitor signal received from the oscillator. The failure diagnosis unit includes a diagnosis unit for diagnosing a failure based on the value of a current supplied by the reference potential supply unit to the oscillator. The inertial sensor having this structure can detect a failure in the drive unit or the oscillator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Takeshi Uemura