Patents by Inventor Takuya Murayama

Takuya Murayama 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: 20210107102
    Abstract: A production line includes a plurality of cells provided along the production line so that components are transferred through the plurality of cells to produce products. The plurality of cells includes at least one first cell including an automatic work machine configured to perform work on the components, and at least one second cell provided next to the at least one first cell and constructed such that the components are capable of being repaired or ejected from the production line at the at least one second cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA YASKAWA DENKI
    Inventors: Kanta YAMAGUCHI, Takuya MURAYAMA, Yasufumi KUROIWA, Yoshinobu MURAKAMI
  • Patent number: 10349512
    Abstract: A high-frequency module includes: a multilayer wiring board; a plurality of components mounted on an upper surface of the multilayer wiring board; a sealing resin layer laminated on the upper surface of the multilayer wiring board and sealing the plurality of components; a shield wall disposed within the sealing resin layer and between the predetermined components; and a surface layer conductor disposed between the upper surface of the multilayer wiring board and the shield wall so as to overlap the shield wall in a plan view of the multilayer wiring board. The shield wall is formed in a polyline shape having bent portions in the plan view, and has, at the bent portions, projection portions penetrating the surface layer conductor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshihito Otsubo, Issei Yamamoto, Takuya Murayama, Tadashi Nomura
  • Publication number: 20180092201
    Abstract: A high-frequency module includes: a multilayer wiring board; a plurality of components mounted on an upper surface of the multilayer wiring board; a sealing resin layer laminated on the upper surface of the multilayer wiring board and sealing the plurality of components; a shield wall disposed within the sealing resin layer and between the predetermined components; and a surface layer conductor disposed between the upper surface of the multilayer wiring board and the shield wall so as to overlap the shield wall in a plan view of the multilayer wiring board. The shield wall is formed in a polyline shape having bent portions in the plan view, and has, at the bent portions, projection portions penetrating the surface layer conductor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2017
    Publication date: March 29, 2018
    Inventors: Yoshihito Otsubo, Issei Yamamoto, Takuya Murayama, Tadashi Nomura
  • Patent number: 8981997
    Abstract: An antenna includes an antenna element in which a predetermined electrode is provided on a dielectric base member and a substrate in which a predetermined electrode is provided on a base. A feed-terminal connecting electrode to which a feed terminal provided on the lower surface of the antenna element, an external-terminal connecting electrode to which an external electrode is connected, and a ground-terminal connecting electrode to which a ground terminal provided on the lower surface of the antenna element are provided on the upper surface of an ungrounded area of the substrate. A chip inductor is connected between the external-terminal connecting electrode and the feed-terminal connecting electrode, and a chip inductor is connected between the external-terminal connecting electrode and the ground-terminal connecting electrode. The shortcut of a current route achieved by each of the chip inductors is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kengo Onaka, Kunihiro Komaki, Takashi Ishihara, Takuya Murayama, Tsuyoshi Mukai
  • Patent number: 8965648
    Abstract: A transmission includes a dog clutch type transmission mechanism, a clutch actuator that drives a clutch, a shift actuator that moves a movable gear of the transmission mechanism, and a delay time setting section that sets a delay time which is a time period between start of disengagement of the clutch and start of movement of the movable gear. When an engagement force between dog portions to be disengaged from each other is a first engagement force, the delay time setting section sets the delay time to a first delay time. When the engagement force is a second engagement force smaller than the first engagement force, the delay time setting section sets the delay time to a second delay time shorter than the first delay time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Takuya Murayama
  • Patent number: 8954182
    Abstract: A robot system includes a manipulator; a work table arranged within a movement extent of the manipulator; an imaging unit for taking a two-dimensional image of the workpieces loaded on the work table; a workpiece supply unit for supplying workpieces onto the work table; and a control system for controlling operations of the manipulator and the imaging unit. The control system includes an imaging control unit for controlling the imaging unit to take the two-dimensional image of the workpieces loaded on the work table, a workpiece detecting unit for detecting a position and a posture of each of the workpieces loaded on the work table by comparing the two-dimensional image taken by the imaging unit with templates stored in advance, and a manipulator control unit for operating the manipulator to perform a work with respect to the workpieces detected by the workpiece detecting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2015
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Yaskawa Denki
    Inventors: Takeshi Okamoto, Kenji Matsufuji, Takurou Yano, Takuya Murayama, Yoshihisa Nagano
  • Patent number: 8948904
    Abstract: A work picking system according to embodiments includes a three-dimensional measuring unit, a hand, a calculating unit, a determining unit, and an instructing unit. The three-dimensional measuring unit measures a three-dimensional shape of a work that is a gripping target. The hand is provided on a terminal movable unit of a multi-axis robot and includes a mechanism that changes a distance between gripping claws and a mechanism that changes a tip end direction of the gripping claws. The determining unit determines a tip end direction of the gripping claws based on the attitude of the work calculated by the calculating unit and a direction of a rotation axis of the terminal movable unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Yaskawa Denki
    Inventors: Takuya Murayama, Jun Goto, Shinji Ogasawara
  • Publication number: 20140350707
    Abstract: A robot system according to one aspect of an embodiment includes a robot and a control unit. The robot performs multi-axis operations based on instructions on the operations from the control unit. The control unit causes a power source to supply power to a partially fabricated item that includes a movable member that is able to be controlled by receiving power, and instructs the robot to perform an operation of attaching a predetermined member to the partially fabricated item while controlling the movable member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2014
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA YASKAWA DENKI
    Inventors: Kenji MATSUFUJI, Ken OKAWA, Takuya MURAYAMA, Kenichi MOTONAGA
  • Patent number: 8886419
    Abstract: An automatic transmission apparatus includes a clutch including a drive side rotator to which torque of an engine is transmitted and a driven side rotator, a multi-gear transmission mechanism including a dog clutch, at least one actuator to drive the clutch and the transmission mechanism, a torque changing device to change the torque of the engine, a gear shifting command output device to output a gear shifting command, and a transmission control system to control the at least one actuator and the torque changing device. The transmission control system includes a shock reduction control unit to execute control to, upon receiving the gear shifting command from the gear shifting command output device, reduce the engine torque by controlling the torque changing device and thereafter to start to disengage the clutch by controlling the at least one actuator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Takuya Murayama
  • Publication number: 20140290904
    Abstract: A heat exchanger of a heat exchange device includes stacked plate members, each including rectification walls that partition the surface into a lane shape. The rectification walls can include straight-line portions extending along a long side from a first end towards a second end and curved portions. The curve portions include arc-like portions bended from the straight-line portions toward the first long side, and first extending portions extending from the first arc-like portions to the first long side. A curved face being curved towards the first long side can be provided on the curved portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2014
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Inventors: TAKUYA MURAYAMA, MAKOTO SUGIYAMA, YOSHIMASA KATSUMI, MUTSUHIKO MATSUMOTO, KEISUKE TSUJI, FUNADA NAOYUKI, HIROSHI SHIBATA
  • Patent number: 8847821
    Abstract: An antenna includes an antenna element in which feed and non-feed radiation electrodes are formed on a dielectric base; and a substrate having a non-ground area in which a ground electrode is not formed. The antenna element is provided in the non-ground area of the substrate. Each of the feed and non-feed radiation electrodes has a radiation electrode by which fundamental and harmonic waves resonate, a capacitance-loading terminal is formed at a position of the antenna element where an electric field distribution of the harmonic wave becomes a node, and a power supply terminal is formed at a feed end of the feed radiation electrode. A power supply terminal connection electrode connected to the power supply terminal and a capacitance-forming electrode for causing a capacitance to occur between the power supply terminal connection electrode and the capacitance-forming electrode portion are provided on the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takuya Murayama, Kengo Onaka, Takashi Ishihara
  • Publication number: 20140286565
    Abstract: A robot system includes: a touchscreen panel; and an image processing apparatus configured to recognize a workpiece in an image of the workpiece acquired by photography, in accordance with a registered image recognition program. The image processing apparatus includes: a storage unit configured to store a base program serving as the image recognition program by inputting a plurality of parameters regarding the workpiece, a workpiece registration guiding portion configured to display an input screen to prompt input of the parameters on the touchscreen panel and acquire the parameters via the touchscreen panel, and a registration portion configured to build and register the image recognition program by applying the parameters acquired by the workpiece registration guiding portion to the base program in the storage unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2014
    Publication date: September 25, 2014
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA YASKAWA DENKI
    Inventors: Takahisa IKENAGA, Takuya MURAYAMA, Hidefumi NIHARA
  • Publication number: 20140288710
    Abstract: A robot system includes: a robot arm; a camera; a calibration jig with a marker that allows image recognition; and a calibration apparatus configured to derive a correlation between camera coordinates being coordinates in a photographed image and robot coordinates using the robot arm as a reference. The robot arm is configured to have a posture corresponding to a relative position of the camera with respect to the marker. The calibration apparatus sets a plurality of photographing positions by changing the relative position, acquires the camera coordinates of the marker in the plurality of photographing positions and information of the posture of the robot arm, and derives the correlation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2014
    Publication date: September 25, 2014
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA YASKAWA DENKI
    Inventors: Takahisa IKENAGA, Takashi NAGASAKI, Takuya MURAYAMA, Yuji ICHIMARU
  • Publication number: 20140046554
    Abstract: An automatic transmission apparatus includes a clutch including a drive side rotator to which torque of an engine is transmitted and a driven side rotator, a multi-gear transmission mechanism including a dog clutch, at least one actuator to drive the clutch and the transmission mechanism, a torque changing device to change the torque of the engine, a gear shifting command output device to output a gear shifting command, and a transmission control system to control the at least one actuator and the torque changing device. The transmission control system includes a shock reduction control unit to execute control to, upon receiving the gear shifting command from the gear shifting command output device, reduce the engine torque by controlling the torque changing device and thereafter to start to disengage the clutch by controlling the at least one actuator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2012
    Publication date: February 13, 2014
    Applicant: YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Takuya MURAYAMA
  • Patent number: 8550151
    Abstract: A heat exchanger, which maintains basic performance even in an environment repeatedly subjected to dew condensation, is provided. The heat exchanger is formed of a plurality of unit devices each including a heat exchanger plate, spacer ribs, and shielding ribs. The heat exchanger plate, the spacer rib and the shielding rib are integrally molded with resin. The spacer ribs keep the spacing between the heat exchangers, and the shielding ribs shield leakage of airflow. The unit devices are stacked each other to form airflow passages between the heat exchanger plates. The airflow passages allow a first airflow and a second airflow to pass therethrough and to exchange heat through the heat exchanger plates. The heat exchanger plate is made of a moisture permeable resin film having water-insolubility and flame retardant property, and the resin has water-insolubility and flame retardant property.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2013
    Assignee: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventors: Takuya Murayama, Makoto Sugiyama
  • Patent number: 8508417
    Abstract: A dielectric base of an antenna element has a first external terminal at a position substantially corresponding to a node of voltage-distribution distribution of a harmonic wave distributed in a feeding radiation electrode and a second external terminal at a position substantially corresponding to a node of voltage-distribution distribution of a harmonic wave distributed in a non-feeding radiation electrode. A substrate has a ground electrode and a first external-terminal electrode to which the first external terminal is connected. An extension element extends from the first external-terminal electrode so as to be separated from the ground electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2013
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kengo Onaka, Takashi Ishihara, Munehisa Watanabe, Takuya Murayama
  • Publication number: 20120236499
    Abstract: A cooling unit includes a partition board, a heat exchanger, and a blower. The partition board is disposed on one of a plurality of surfaces of an electronic device so as to partition the inner and the outer side of the electronic device. The heat exchanger is disposed on the outer side so as to exchange heat generated by the electronic device with outside air. The blower is disposed on the outer side. The heat exchanger includes hot-air passage bodies and air pathways. The hot-air passage bodies include a plurality of air passages arranged side by side at predetermined intervals in such a manner as to connect a first vent and a second vent of the partition board on the outer side. The blower blows air of the inner side from the first vent to the second vent through the hot-air passage bodies.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2010
    Publication date: September 20, 2012
    Applicant: PANASONIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya Murayama, Tomonori Wakamatsu, Makoto Sugiyama, Yoshimasa Katsumi, Shunji Miyake
  • Patent number: 8264411
    Abstract: An antenna element has a dielectric base, at least a portion of which is arranged in a non-ground region of a substrate. A feeding radiation electrode has an intermediate path that is connected to a feeding portion and that is arranged to extend in a perimeter direction of the dielectric base on a side surface of the dielectric base adjacent to the non-ground region and spaced away from a ground region. The feeding radiation electrode has an open end side path that is arranged to extend along a loop path from the termination of the intermediate path and an open end of the extended distal end is arranged parallel or substantially parallel to and spaced apart from the intermediate path. A dielectric material having a high dielectric constant, which increases the capacitance between the intermediate path and the open end, is located in a region including the spaced region between the intermediate path and parallel or substantially parallel open end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 11, 2012
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takuya Murayama, Kunihiro Komaki, Takashi Ishihara
  • Publication number: 20120215350
    Abstract: A work picking system according to embodiments includes a three-dimensional measuring unit, a hand, a calculating unit, a determining unit, and an instructing unit. The three-dimensional measuring unit measures a three-dimensional shape of a work that is a gripping target. The hand is provided on a terminal movable unit of a multi-axis robot and includes a mechanism that changes a distance between gripping claws and a mechanism that changes a tip end direction of the gripping claws. The determining unit determines a tip end direction of the gripping claws based on the attitude of the work calculated by the calculating unit and a direction of a rotation axis of the terminal movable unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2011
    Publication date: August 23, 2012
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Yaskawa Denki
    Inventors: Takuya MURAYAMA, Jun GOTO, Shinji OGASAWARA
  • Publication number: 20120053724
    Abstract: A robot system includes a manipulator; a work table arranged within a movement extent of the manipulator; an imaging unit for taking a two-dimensional image of the workpieces loaded on the work table; a workpiece supply unit for supplying workpieces onto the work table; and a control system for controlling operations of the manipulator and the imaging unit. The control system includes an imaging control unit for controlling the imaging unit to take the two-dimensional image of the workpieces loaded on the work table, a workpiece detecting unit for detecting a position and a posture of each of the workpieces loaded on the work table by comparing the two-dimensional image taken by the imaging unit with templates stored in advance, and a manipulator control unit for operating the manipulator to perform a work with respect to the workpieces detected by the workpiece detecting unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2011
    Publication date: March 1, 2012
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA YASKAWA DENKI
    Inventors: Takeshi OKAMOTO, Kenji Matsufuji, Takurou Yano, Takuya Murayama, Yoshihisa Nagano