Patents by Inventor Takuya Tanaka

Takuya Tanaka 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: 20220246942
    Abstract: There is provided an electrode including: a current collector; an electrode material mixture; a plate-shaped metal body having a through-hole formed therethrough; a resin provided inside the through-hole; and an electrode tab, the current collector being a porous metal body, the current collector having pores filled with the electrode material mixture, the electrode tab being an extending portion extending from the plate-shaped metal body, wherein the current collector has an inner region in which the through-hole of the metal plate-shaped body is located in top view. There is also provided an electricity storage device including the electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Takuya TANIUCHI, Kiyoshi TANAAMI, Masahiro OHTA, Toshiyuki ARIGA, Toshimitsu TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20220247132
    Abstract: In a connector, each of housings of a socket and a header serving as connector parts includes: a terminal holder extending in a first direction and includes a terminal section of the associated connector part; and a side wall connector extending in a second direction intersecting the first direction, and connected to one end of the terminal holder of the associated connector part in the first direction. The shield member includes a first portion on the side wall connector, and a second portion aligned with the terminal holder of the connector part in the second direction. The socket and the header are inserted into each other in a third direction intersecting the first and second directions. The second portion of at least one of the shield members includes a shield bent portion with a curved portion curving toward the other connector part to be inserted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Takuya HAYASHI, Yoji MIYAZAKI, Hiroshi TANAKA, Kazumasa IIJIMA
  • Publication number: 20220246944
    Abstract: Provided is an electrode for lithium ion secondary batteries in which an electrode material mixture is packed in porous metal, which electrode has excellent penetration of electrolyte solution and improved ion diffusivity. The electrode for lithium ion secondary batteries includes a current collector made of porous metal; and an electrode layer including an electrode material mixture including at least an electrode active material, in which the current collector is filled with the electrode material mixture, the current collector has an intermediate region and two surface regions in its thickness direction and m the electrode layer, the intermediate region has a porosity lower than that of the two surface region, and the intermediate region is filled with a first electrode active material, and the two surface regions are filled with a second electrode active material having a particle size larger than that of the first electrode active material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Kiyoshi TANAAMI, Toshimitsu TANAKA, Yuji ISOGAI, Masahiro OHTA, Takuya TANIUCHI
  • Patent number: 11401995
    Abstract: A torsional vibration damper that a torsional vibration damper having a planetary gear unit, and a manufacturing method of the torsional vibration damper for limiting damages on gears of the planetary gear unit due to dimension errors. In the planetary gear unit, at least one of a sun gear, a ring gear, and a set of planetary gears is/are formed by a press forming method. The gear formed by the press forming method is engaged with the remaining gears in such a manner that a thinner portion of each tooth is individually engaged with a thicker portion of the adjacent teeth of the remaining gears.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2022
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, AISIN AW CO., LTD., AISIN FUKUI Corporation
    Inventors: Masayuki Ishibashi, Hideyuki Nishida, Yoichi Oi, Takuya Yoshikawa, Katsunori Tanaka, Tomoyuki Hiramoto
  • Publication number: 20220231288
    Abstract: To provide a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery negative electrode which enables suppressing durability deterioration, improving cycle durability and energy density, and suppressing the rupture of the conductive paths of a current collector comprising a porous metal body in a region which is the boundary between a coated region with an electrode mixture and an uncoated region (electrode mixture boundary region) and a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery comprising the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2022
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Inventors: Kiyoshi TANAAMI, Toshimitsu TANAKA, Yuji ISOGAI, Shintaro AOYAGI, Takuya TANIUCHI, Toshiyuki ARIGA
  • Publication number: 20220231329
    Abstract: To provide a current collecting structure capable of reliably collecting current while maintaining a pressurized and constrained state of a coin-type all-solid-state battery. A coin-type all-solid-state battery includes a solid electrolyte layer; a pair of first electrode current collectors each including a metal porous body, the first electrode current collectors being respectively disposed on both sides of the solid electrolyte layer; a pair of second electrode current collectors each including a metal porous body, the second electrode current collectors being respectively disposed on outer sides of the first electrode current collectors; and a pair of lid members being respectively disposed on outer sides of the pair of second electrode current collectors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2022
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Inventors: Toshiyuki ARIGA, Takuya TANIUCHI, Masahiro OHTA, Toshimitsu TANAKA, Kiyoshi TANAAMI
  • Publication number: 20220219583
    Abstract: A seatback and/or a seat cushion has left and right side frames arranged spaced apart in a left-right direction, and wire laid between the left and right side frames. The wire extends substantially in parallel to the side frames. A pad is placed on the side frames and the wire. The pad includes a first pad layer on the side of a seating surface, and a second pad layer on a side of the pad opposite to the seating surface. The second pad layer is harder than the first pad layer. The second lad layer is supported while being in contact with the side frames and the wire.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masaki HAYASHI, Satoshi TANAKA, Takuya KITANO, Shotaro MINAMIYAMA, Jun MIYAKE
  • Publication number: 20220216508
    Abstract: To provide an electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery that can improve the diffusivity of lithium ions in an electrode material mixture when a metal porous body is used as a current collector, thereby improving the output characteristics and durability of the battery. A positive electrode 1 and a negative electrode 2, which are electrodes, respectively include a current collector 11 and a current collector 21 each including a metal porous body having communicating pores V, and an electrode material mixture 13 and an electrode material mixture 23, with which at least the pores V of the metal porous body are filled. At least an electrode active material and ionic conductor particles are dispersed in the electrode material mixtures 13 and 23. The ionic conductor particles are preferably oxide solid electrolyte particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2021
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Inventors: Toshimitsu TANAKA, Kiyoshi TANAAMI, Takuya TANIUCHI, Toshiyuki ARIGA
  • Patent number: 11378790
    Abstract: The zoom lens consists of, in order from an object side, a positive first lens group, a negative second lens group, a third lens group, a positive fourth lens group, and a positive fifth lens group. During zooming, the second lens group, the third lens group, and the fourth lens group move. The first lens group consists of, in order from an object side, a negative first a lens group, a positive first b lens group that moves during focusing, and a positive first c lens group. A most-image-side lens of the first b lens group is a negative meniscus lens having a convex surface facing an object side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Takuya Tanaka, Takuya Tanaka, Masanao Kawana, Yasutaka Shimada
  • Publication number: 20220207704
    Abstract: A processor identifies an original drawing part that is originally drawn in a test image. Furthermore, the processor identifies a noise point in the test image. Furthermore, the processor determines which of predetermined two types of cause candidates is a cause of the noise point by determining a degree of overlapping between the original drawing part and the noise point. The two types of cause candidates are: waste toner dropping in which waste toner that has adhered to a transfer body that transfers a toner image to a sheet, is transferred to the sheet in the image forming device; and carrier developing in which magnetic carrier that has been mixed with toner is transferred to a sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Kanako Morimoto, Kazunori Tanaka, Koji Sato, Takuya Miyamoto, Rui Hamabe
  • Publication number: 20220207701
    Abstract: A processor determines an image defect in a test image obtained through an image reading process performed on an output sheet output by an image forming apparatus. The processor creates an image to be processed including a horizontal line, extending in a horizontal direction, extracted from the test image. Furthermore, the processor determines the presence or absence of at least one periodicity set in advance in a vertical direction in the image to be processed and determines the cause of the horizontal line according to the determination result on the periodicity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Kanako Morimoto, Kazunori Tanaka, Koji Sato, Takuya Miyamoto, Rui Hamabe
  • Publication number: 20220206425
    Abstract: A processor generates an extraction image by extracting, from a test image, a target specific part that is a horizontal stripe extending in a horizontal direction or a noise point. The processor derives a vertical data sequence from a target area in the extraction image and converts the vertical data sequence to primary conversion data of a frequency domain. The processor converts, to secondary conversion data of a space domain, correction data that is obtained by removing, from the primary conversion data, data of frequency bands other than a particular frequency band corresponding to a target specific part that was determined as having periodicities. The processor classifies the target specific parts into periodic specific part and non-periodic specific part by comparing positions of the target specific parts with a peak position in a waveform represented by the secondary conversion data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Takuya Miyamoto, Kazunori Tanaka, Kanako Morimoto, Koji Sato, Rui Hamabe
  • Publication number: 20220207703
    Abstract: A processor determines a cause of an image defect based on a test image that is obtained through an image reading process performed on an output sheet output from an image forming device. The processor extracts a vertical stripe part extending along a sub scanning direction in the test image. Furthermore, the processor determines which of predetermined two types of cause candidates is a cause of the vertical stripe part, based on a distribution of a pixel value sequence along a main scanning direction that crosses the sub scanning direction, in a target part including the vertical stripe part in the test image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Rui Hamabe, Kazunori Tanaka, Takuya Miyamoto, Kanako Morimoto, Koji Sato
  • Publication number: 20220207705
    Abstract: A processor determines an image defect in a test image obtained through an image reading process performed on an output sheet output by an image forming apparatus. The processor derives a vertical data string that is composed of data about horizontal representative values serving as representative values of a plurality of pixel values in each line in a horizontal direction in the test image. Moreover, the processor determines the presence or absence of at least one periodicity set in advance in the vertical data string by performing frequency analysis on the vertical data string. Furthermore, the processor determines the occurrence or non-occurrence and the cause of periodic density unevenness serving as a type of the image defect according to the determination result on the periodicity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Kanako Morimoto, Kazunori Tanaka, Koji Sato, Takuya Miyamoto, Rui Hamabe
  • Publication number: 20220206424
    Abstract: A processor selects a target sheet from a plurality of predetermined sheet candidates in accordance with selection information that is input via an input device. Furthermore, the processor derives feature information regarding a noise point from a target image that is obtained through an image reading process performed on an output sheet output from an image forming device, the noise point being a dot-like noise image included in the target image. Furthermore, the processor determines whether or not the noise point is a dot-like sheet noise by applying the feature information to a determination algorithm that corresponds to the target sheet, the sheet noise being included in a sheet of the output sheet itself, the determination algorithm being one of a plurality of determination algorithms that respectively correspond to the plurality of sheet candidates.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Kazunori Tanaka, Kanako Morimoto, Takuya Miyamoto, Koji Sato, Rui Hamabe
  • Publication number: 20220210278
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes an anomaly detecting unit configured to detect anomalies included in a target image; and an anomaly exclusion processing unit configured to exclude a specific anomaly among the detected anomalies. Further, the anomaly exclusion processing unit excludes one of an anomaly and another anomaly among the detected anomalies, if (a) a detection area of the anomaly, a detection area of the other anomaly, and an overlapping area of the detection areas of the anomaly and the other anomaly satisfy a predetermined condition and (b) a type of the anomaly and a type of the other anomaly are different from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: RUI HAMABE, Kazunori Tanaka, Kanako Morimoto, Takuya Miyamoto, Koji Sato
  • Publication number: 20220207694
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes an anomaly detecting unit, and an anomaly unification processing unit. The anomaly detecting unit is configured to detect anomalies included in a target image. The anomaly unification processing unit is configured to unify specific anomalies among the detected anomalies. Further, if a type of an anomaly among the detected anomalies is the same as a type of another anomaly among the detected anomalies, the anomaly unification processing unit (a) determines whether the anomaly and the other anomaly should be unified or not on the basis of a relationship between a position of the anomaly and a position of the other anomaly, and (b) unifies the anomaly and the other anomaly if it is determined that the anomaly and the other anomaly should be unified.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Rui Hamabe, Kazunori Tanaka, Kanako Morimoto, Takuya Miyamoto, Koji Sato
  • Publication number: 20220207853
    Abstract: An image recognition method includes a feature amount extracting step of generating, from an input image, a base feature map group including a plurality of base feature maps; an inferring step of deriving a plurality of inference results using each of a plurality of machine-learned inference devices for a plurality of inference inputs based on the base feature map group; and an integrating step of integrating the plurality of inference results by a specific manner to derive a final inference result, where each of the plurality of inference inputs has some or all base feature maps of the plurality of base feature maps, and each of the plurality of inference inputs has the some or all base feature maps that are different in part or whole from the some or all base feature maps of another inference input in the plurality of inference inputs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Takuya MIYAMOTO, Kazunori TANAKA, Kanako MORIMOTO, Rui HAMABE, Naomichi HIGASHIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20220210277
    Abstract: The image processing apparatus includes: an abnormality detection unit configured to detect one or more abnormalities included in a target image and an abnormality exclusion processing unit configured to exclude a specific abnormality from the detected one or more abnormalities. In a case in which a detection area of a certain abnormality among the detected one or more abnormalities and a detection area of another abnormality overlap with each other and a type of the certain abnormality and a type of the another abnormality are different from each other, when brightness information of one of the certain abnormality and the another abnormality satisfies a specific condition, the abnormality exclusion processing unit excludes the one of the certain abnormality and the another abnormality from the detected one or more abnormalities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Rui HAMABE, Kazunori TANAKA, Kanako MORIMOTO, Takuya MIYAMOTO, Koji SATO
  • Publication number: 20220207702
    Abstract: A processor determines a cause of an image defect based on a test image that is obtained through an image reading process performed on an output sheet output from an image forming device. The processor generates an extraction image by extracting, from the test image, a noise point that is a type of image defect. Furthermore, the processor determines a cause of the noise point by using at least one of, in the extraction image: an edge strength of the noise point; a degree of flatness of the noise point; and a pixel value distribution of a transverse pixel sequence that is a pixel sequence traversing the noise point.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Kazunori Tanaka, Kanako Morimoto, Takuya Miyamoto, Koji Sato, Rui Hamabe