Patents by Inventor Tatsuya Shimizu

Tatsuya Shimizu 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: 11364911
    Abstract: A vehicle control apparatus includes a detection section, a control section. The detection section is configured to detect vehicle information including a vehicle speed of a vehicle driven by an electric motor and drive torque of the electric motor. The control section is configured to moderate a rate of increase in the drive torque at the time of acceleration with respect to a rate of increase set in advance on the basis of a detection result of the detection section on condition that the vehicle speed of the vehicle is less than or equal to a predetermined speed and the drive torque is greater than or equal to a predetermined threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI JIDOSHA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Sumio Tanaka, Yusuke Sasaki, Ryo Shimizu, Tatsuya Tawaki
  • Publication number: 20220189660
    Abstract: A shielded communication cable. The shielded communication cable includes a pair of insulated wires twisted with each other containing a conductor and an insulation covering which covers the conductor and has the relative dielectric constant of 2.5 or lower, a braided shield which covers the pair of insulated wires, a film-shaped shield which contains a metal film and longitudinally laps the pair of the insulated wires over the braided shield and a jacket having an inner diameter of 3.5 mm or smaller which covers the film-shaped shield. The pair of insulated wires are twisted with each other with a twist pitch of 30 times of an outer diameter of each of the insulated wires or smaller, and the shielded communication cable has a characteristic impedance in range of 100±5?.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicants: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Ryoma UEGAKI, Kinji TAGUCHI, Takaki ENDO, Tatsuya SHIMADA, Toru SHIMIZU, Yuta YASUYOSHI, Kenichiro IWAMA
  • Patent number: 11360417
    Abstract: A heater includes a substrate formed of metal into a plate shape in which a length in a longitudinal direction thereof is greater than a length in a short direction thereof when viewed in a thickness direction thereof, an insulating layer formed of insulating material on a first surface of the substrate on a first side in the thickness direction, a heating element arranged on the insulating layer and configured to generate heat by flowing electric current therethrough, and a cover layer arranged to cover the heating element. The heater is a warped shape when receiving no external force, such that a center portion of the heater in the longitudinal direction protrudes to the first side in the thickness direction compared to both end portions of the heater in the longitudinal direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shoichiro Ikegami, Tomoo Akizuki, Hiroki Sasame, Yusuke Shimizu, Tatsuya Kinukawa
  • Patent number: 11355602
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a semiconductor device includes first, second and third conductive parts, a first semiconductor region, and a first insulating part. A direction from the first conductive part toward the second conductive part is along a first direction. The first semiconductor region includes first, second, and third partial regions. A second direction from the first partial region toward the second partial region crosses the first direction. The third partial region is between the first partial region and the second conductive part in the first direction. The third partial region includes an opposing surface facing the second conductive part. A direction from the opposing surface toward the third conductive part is along the second direction. The first insulating part includes a first insulating region. At least a portion of the first insulating region is between the opposing surface and the third conductive part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignees: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA ELECTRONIC DEVICES & STORAGE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoaki Inokuchi, Hiro Gangi, Yusuke Kobayashi, Masahiko Kuraguchi, Kazuto Takao, Ryosuke Iijima, Tatsuo Shimizu, Tatsuya Nishiwaki
  • Publication number: 20220134879
    Abstract: An outside information display control device limits operation of at least one of onboard devices including a wiper, an electronic mirror, and a defroster at the time of automated driving of a vehicle. An interest determining unit determines whether an occupant is interested in outside information. The limitation on operation of the onboard device is released when the interest determining unit determines that the occupant is interested in the outside information in a state in which the operation of the onboard device has been limited.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Inventors: Tatsuya SHIMIZU, Hideyuki SAKURAI
  • Publication number: 20220118830
    Abstract: Provided is a vehicle including: an arm rest placed between a vehicle seat and a side door; and a moving mechanism configured to move the arm rest in the thickness direction of the side door such that the arm rest takes a usage position and a stored position. The usage position is a position at which the arm rest is usable for an occupant sitting on the vehicle seat. The stored position is a position at which the arm rest is stored in a storage portion provided in the side door.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2021
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Inventor: Tatsuya SHIMIZU
  • Publication number: 20220115854
    Abstract: An electrical junction box includes: a substrate unit having a circuit board on which a conductive path including a ground line is formed, a shield case for covering the circuit board, and a first fastening member for fastening the circuit board and the shield cases; a case unit having resin cases made of resin and a frame fixed to the resin case; and a second fastening member for fastening the circuit board in the substrate unit and the case unit, in which the shield case is electrically connected to the ground line by fastening the circuit board and the shield case with the first fastening member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Inventor: Tatsuya Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20220073307
    Abstract: In a crimp-binding device, a sheet jam less occurs when binding processing is performed. A sheet crimp-binding device includes: a conveying path along which a sheet is conveyed in a predetermined conveying direction; a placing part on which the sheet conveyed along the conveying path is placed; a stack part provided at a location downstream from the placing part in the sheet conveying direction; a discharge unit that discharges the sheet from the placing part to the stack part; a shift unit that moves the sheet placed on a placing position on the placing part in a direction along a sheet surface and perpendicular to the sheet conveying direction; a crimp-binding unit that applies crimp-binding processing to sheets that have been moved in the direction perpendicular to the sheet conveying direction by the shift unit to a crimp-binding position; a recognition unit that recognizes count information of a sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2021
    Publication date: March 10, 2022
    Applicant: CANON FINETECH NISCA INC.
    Inventors: Tatsuya SHIMIZU, Daiju SHIMIZU
  • Publication number: 20220055539
    Abstract: A vehicular mirror system includes: a driving mode acquiring unit configured to acquire one of a first driving mode in which a vehicle travels using an occupant's driving operation and a second driving mode in which the vehicle travels regardless of the occupant's driving operation as a driving mode; and a mirror control unit configured to change a reflectance of a vehicular mirror facing rearward according to a light intensity difference between a light intensity on a side in front of the vehicle and a light intensity on a side to the rear of the vehicle with respect to the vehicular mirror when the driving mode is the first driving mode and to keep the reflectance of the vehicular mirror in a state in which the reflectance is lower than that in a normal state when the driving mode is the second driving mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2021
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Tatsuya Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20220002677
    Abstract: A transfer method includes a centrifugation step for applying centrifugal force in the direction of lamination to a laminate of a cell structure disposed on a temperature-responsive culture dish and a gel placed on the cell structure and a peeling step for maintaining the temperature at the lower critical solution temperature of the temperature-responsive culture dish or lower and peeling off the cell structure containing muscle cells from the temperature-responsive culture dish.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Applicant: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hirotsugu KUBO, Takahiro SHIOYAMA, Yuki KAGAWA, Yuto HINATA, Tatsuya SHIMIZU, Daisuke SASAKI, Yuji HARAGUCHI
  • Publication number: 20220003122
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a TiAl alloy impeller includes a blank preparation step in which a blank of the TiAl alloy impeller is prepared, wherein the blank has a shaft portion and a plurality of blades, and a thickness of an outer edge of each of the blades of the blank is set so as to be larger than a thickness of an outer edge of a blade of the TiAl alloy impeller, and an additional work step in which an additional work is performed on each of the blades of the blank. In the additional work step, the additional work is performed on a first surface of a portion that includes at least the outer edge of each of the blades or the first surface and a second surface of the portion thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2019
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventor: Tatsuya SHIMIZU
  • Patent number: 11125670
    Abstract: A device for measuring a tension of a sheet-like tissue containing cardiomyocytes includes a first gel adapter holder having a frame member and a first gel holding member protruding toward a part of an inside face of the frame member for fixing one end of a film-like gel; and a second gel adapter holder having a second gel holding member for fixing the other end of the gel and a connection member connected to the second gel holding member. A kit includes the tension measuring device; a substrate having a pair of gel molding protruding members fitted along the inside face of the frame member; and a gel forming lid body having a face parallel to a gel contact face of the substrate so as to form an upper face of the gel. Further, a system for measuring the tension includes the tension measuring device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignees: NIHON KOHDEN CORPORATION, TOKYO WOMEN'S MEDICAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Hirotsugu Kubo, Takahiro Shioyama, Yuki Kagawa, Tatsuya Shimizu, Daisuke Sasaki
  • Patent number: 11096246
    Abstract: A radio communication system includes a radio apparatus and a signal processing apparatus that function as a base station, and the radio apparatus includes a channel estimation unit that, on the basis of a radio signal transmitted from a terminal apparatus, estimates channel information relating to a radio transmission path between the radio apparatus and the terminal apparatus; a demodulation unit that performs soft-decision demodulation of the radio signal on the basis of the channel information estimated by the channel estimation unit; a decoding unit that decodes a log likelihood ratio obtained by the soft-decision demodulation and outputs a result of an error detection code obtained by the decoding; and a transmission control unit that, on the basis of the error detection code result, controls transmission, to the signal processing apparatus, of data obtained by the decoding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenji Miyamoto, Jun Terada, Tatsuya Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10967665
    Abstract: A sheet binding processing apparatus includes a binding device which performs a binding process on a sheet bundle stacked on a stacking unit and a sheet bundle set at a manual setting portion, the stacking unit stacking introduced sheets, a sheet bundle being set to the manual setting portion from an outside; a moving portion which moves the binding device to a first binding position for performing the binding process on a sheet bundle stacked on the stacking unit and a second binding position for performing the binding process on a sheet bundle set at the manual setting portion; and a controller which causes the binding device, in a case that the binding process is not performed on a sheet bundle stacked on the stacking unit, to wait due to the moving portion at a position different from the first binding position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: CANON FINETECH NISCA INC.
    Inventors: Eiichi Kubo, Shin Tsugane, Tatsuya Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20210038768
    Abstract: A sheet for covering a wound includes a laminate of a serosal membrane and a cell sheet. The sheet for covering a wound has a proper thickness and strength. The sheet does not flow out from the wound site and can be fixed to the wound site by suture or anastomosis, if necessary. The sheet can be stably engrafted onto a wound region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2020
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicants: TOKYO WOMEN'S MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, CellSeed Inc.
    Inventors: Takeshi OHKI, Masayuki YAMATO, Tatsuya SHIMIZU, Masakazu YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210032580
    Abstract: A cell culture container is provided which is filled with a cell culture substrate (14) including a gel layer formed of a gel (15) capable of being denatured by heating and a gold nanoparticle layer (13) formed on one surface of the gel layer, in which a cell is cultured on a side of the one surface or a side of the other surface in the cell culture substrate. A method for manufacturing a cell culture container, including: a step of filling the cell culture container with a gel capable of being denatured by heating; and a step of forming a gold nanoparticle layer on one surface of the gel. A method for acquiring a cell, including: a step of selecting a cell to be acquired from cells placed in the cell culture container; a step of irradiating a cell culture substrate in the vicinity of the selected cell with light; and a step of recovering the selected cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Inventors: Chie KOJIMA, Tatsuya SHIMIZU, Yuji HARAGUCHI, Takeshi KAWANO, Kenji TAKATSUKA, Kaede YOKOYAMA, Yusuke TAKI
  • Publication number: 20210030837
    Abstract: The present invention provides an angiogenesis inhibitor containing as an active ingredient LYPD1 protein or a derivative thereof, a part thereof, or a vector expressing the same, or a cell expressing the same. The present invention also provides a screening method for angiogenesis inhibitors that enhance the expression of LYPD1 protein wherein the method includes (i) a step for treating a first cell by a test substance and culturing and (ii) a step for detecting the expression level of LYPD1 protein from the first cell and comparing with the level of LYPD1 protein of an untreated first cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2019
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: TOKYO WOMEN'S MEDICAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: KATSUHISA MATSUURA, SHINAKO AOKI, SATORU SAKAMOTO, TATSUYA SHIMIZU
  • Patent number: 10883080
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to obtain a thicker animal cell composition by a simple and less expensive method. Namely, an object of the present invention is to provide a method for culturing a thicker animal cell composition by eliminating the hypoxia associated with animal cell compositions, a method for producing an animal cell composition containing unicellular algae, and an animal cell composition. The present invention provides a method for culturing an animal cell composition in a culture medium in the presence of unicellular algae and under exposure to light. According to the method of the present invention, oxygen can be continuously supplied in the culture medium, cell damage is alleviated, and a thicker cell composition can be obtained in the absence of a capillary network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: TOKYO WOMEN'S MEDICAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Tatsuya Shimizu, Yuji Haraguchi, Yuki Kagawa, Katsuhisa Sakaguchi
  • Publication number: 20200368972
    Abstract: The present invention provides a tubular tissue preparation device provided with: a chamber for accommodating a tubular support body; a first support part for communicating the inside and the outside of the chamber and fixing the tubular support body; and a pressurizing/depressurizing means for controlling the pressure in an inner space of the chamber, wherein the first support part is for fixing a first opening section of the tubular support body, communicating a lumen of the tubular support body and the outside of the chamber, and separating the lumen of the tubular support body and the inner space of the chamber. Also, the present invention provides a tubular tissue preparation kit that includes said device and a device for transporting sheet-shaped tissue. In addition, the present invention provides a tubular tissue preparation method using said device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Applicant: TOKYO WOMEN'S MEDICAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Shogo SHIMIZU, Kazunori SANO, Hidekazu SEKINE, Tatsuya SHIMIZU
  • Publication number: 20200353771
    Abstract: A sheet binding processing apparatus includes a binding device which performs a binding process on a sheet bundle stacked on a stacking unit and a sheet bundle set at a manual setting portion, the stacking unit stacking introduced sheets, a sheet bundle being set to the manual setting portion from an outside; a moving portion which moves the binding device to a first binding position for performing the binding process on a sheet bundle stacked on the stacking unit and a second binding position for performing the binding process on a sheet bundle set at the manual setting portion; and a controller which causes the binding device, in a case that the binding process is not performed on a sheet bundle stacked on the stacking unit, to wait due to the moving portion at a position different from the first binding position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicant: CANON FINETECH NISCA INC.
    Inventors: Eiichi KUBO, Shin TSUGANE, Tatsuya SHIMIZU