Patents by Inventor Tomoya Ishii

Tomoya Ishii 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: 20200326577
    Abstract: The reliability of a spacer is improved in comparison to conventional ones. A light control film which is obtained by sandwiching a liquid crystal layer between first and second laminates that are provided with at least alignment layers and which controls light transmitted therethrough by controlling the alignment of liquid crystal molecules in the liquid crystal layer by driving electrodes that are provided on the first and second laminates. With respect to the first laminate, a base that is formed of a transparent film material is provided with a spacer that maintains the thickness of the liquid crystal layer. With respect to the first and second laminates, the Vickers hardness of the spacer is from 16.9 to 40.2 inclusive, and the Vickers hardness of a part of the second laminate, the part being in contact with the front end of the spacer, is from 11.8 to 35.9 inclusive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keisuke MIURA, Yusuke HAGIWARA, Tsubasa HONDA, Noriko KATASHIMA, Norio ISHII, Tomoya KAWASHIMA
  • Publication number: 20200310283
    Abstract: The electrophotographic member includes: an electroconductive substrate; and a surface layer having a mono-layer structure, wherein the surface layer has a matrix containing a cross-linked urethane resin as a binder, and when an elastic modulus of the matrix in a first region in a thickness direction from an outer surface of the surface layer to a depth of 0.1 ?m from the outer surface of the surface layer is defined as E1, and an elastic modulus of the matrix in a second region in a thickness direction from a depth of 1.0 ?m from the outer surface of the surface layer to 1.1 ?m from the outer surface of the surface layer is defined as E2, E1 and E2 satisfy the following Expressions (1) and (2), respectively: E1?200 MPa??(1); and 10 MPa?E2?100 MPa??(2).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshinobu Ogawa, Ryo Sugiyama, Kazuaki Nagaoka, Kenta Matsunaga, Toru Ishii, Hideya Arimura, Fumihiko Utsuno, Tomoya Uesugi, Wataru Moriai, Masashi Uno
  • Publication number: 20200292973
    Abstract: A heater includes a base layer, a heat generator mounted on the base layer, and a slide layer mounted on the base layer. A sliding face of a counterpart slides over the slide layer. The slide layer is made of a material containing fluorine and includes a slide face that contacts the sliding face of the counterpart. The slide face of the slide layer has a surface roughness that is greater than a surface roughness of the sliding face of the counterpart.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Yuusuke Furuichi, Kenji Ishii, Kenichi Hasegawa, Takashi Fujita, Tomoya Adachi, Yukimichi Someya, Daisuke Inoue, Masahiro Samei, Takayuki Seki
  • Patent number: 10732464
    Abstract: The present invention further improves the reliability of a spacer in comparison to conventional ones. A light control film 10 which is obtained by sandwiching a liquid crystal layer 14 between first and second laminates 13, 12 that are provided with at least alignment layers 23A, 23B, and which controls light transmitted therethrough by controlling the alignment of liquid crystal molecules 14A in the liquid crystal layer 14 by driving electrodes 22B, 22A that are provided on the first and second laminates 13, 12. With respect to the first laminate 13, a base 21B that is formed of a transparent film material is provided with a spacer 24 that maintains the thickness of the liquid crystal layer 14. With respect to the first and second laminates 13, 12, the Vickers hardness Xs of the spacer 24 is from 16.9 to 40.2 (inclusive), and the Vickers hardness Xf of a part of the second laminate 12, said part being in contact with the front end of the spacer 24, is from 11.8 to 35.9 (inclusive).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keisuke Miura, Yusuke Hagiwara, Tsubasa Honda, Noriko Katashima, Norio Ishii, Tomoya Kawashima
  • Patent number: 10725811
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium storing a program that causes a computer to execute a process, the process including generating a virtual machine when a processing load regarding one or more virtual machines on which a software runs exceeds a threshold, determining whether a number of first type licenses of the software used for the one or more virtual machines is less than a predetermined number, the first type licenses being flat-rate licenses for a given period or permanently, obtaining a second type license of the software when the number of first type licenses is no less than the predetermined number, the second type license being a pay-for-use billing license, and applying the second type license to the generated virtual machine.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Tomoya Matsueda, Yoshiro Tsuji, Hisashi Tandokoro, Akio Ishii
  • Publication number: 20200200166
    Abstract: An electric pump includes a pump unit, a motor and a controller. The pump unit is configured to pump fluid by a rotating operation. The motor is a brushless direct-current motor and configured to rotationally drive the pump unit. The controller is configured to control a current to be supplied to the motor. The controller is configured to switch between voltage control for controlling the current to be supplied to the motor based on a target voltage and current control for controlling the current to be supplied to the motor based on a target current.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicants: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takeru Yamamoto, Ryota Obana, Tomoya Ishii, Motoki Takeno
  • Patent number: 10684515
    Abstract: A light-modulating cell includes: a pair of polarizing plates (a first polarizing plate and a second polarizing plate); a pair of electrodes (a first transparent electrode and a second transparent electrode) arranged between the pair of polarizing plates (the first polarizing plate and the second polarizing plate); and a pair of alignment films (a first alignment film and a second alignment film) arranged between the pair of electrodes (the first transparent electrode and the second transparent electrode). A plurality of spacers, which support at least any one of the pair of alignment films and are in two-dimensional contact with at least any one of the pair of alignment films, is provided. At least some of the plurality of spacers have an inconstant distance to another spacer positioned at a closest distance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke Nakamura, Tomoya Kawashima, Kumiko Kambara, Norio Ishii
  • Publication number: 20200158496
    Abstract: An eyeglass frame shape measurement device measures a shape of an eyeglass frame. The eyeglass frame shape measurement device includes a light projecting optical system that has a light source and emits measurement light from the light source toward a groove of a rim of an eyeglass frame, a light receiving optical system that has a detector and causes the detector to receive reflected light of the measurement light emitted toward the groove in the rim of the eyeglass frame by the light projecting optical system and reflected by the groove of the rim of the eyeglass frame, an acquisition section that acquires a cross-sectional shape of the groove of the rim of the eyeglass frame on the basis of the reflected light received by the detector, and a luminance control section that controls a luminance level of the reflected light to be received by the detector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: NIDEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Michihiro TAKII, Kunihito MIZUKOSHI, Tomoya ISHII, Kyoji TAKEICHI
  • Patent number: 10649281
    Abstract: A light-modulating cell includes: a pair of polarizing plates (a first polarizing plate and a second polarizing plate); a pair of electrodes (a first transparent electrode and a second transparent electrode) arranged between the pair of polarizing plates (the first polarizing plate and the second polarizing plate); and a pair of alignment films (a first alignment film and a second alignment film) arranged between the pair of electrodes (the first transparent electrode and the second transparent electrode). A plurality of spacers, which support at least any one of the pair of alignment films and are in two-dimensional contact with at least any one of the pair of alignment films, is provided. At least some of the plurality of spacers have an inconstant distance to another spacer positioned at a closest distance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke Nakamura, Tomoya Kawashima, Kumiko Kambara, Norio Ishii
  • Publication number: 20190243174
    Abstract: A photochromic system wherein: there are provided a photochromic film and a drive power source; the photochromic film has a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between a first and second laminate, the photochromic film controlling the liquid crystal molecules' orientation of the liquid crystal layer by a VA scheme to control transmitted light; the first laminate is provided with at least a first substrate and electrode; the second laminate is provided with at least a second substrate and electrode; each of the first and second electrode has a sheet resistance of 50-300 ?/?; the distance from a power feed point to the farthest-away position in the surface of the photochromic film is 1,500 mm or less; and the drive power source supplies a power source for driving by a rectangular wave having a frequency of 240 Hz or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2017
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Applicant: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Norio ISHII, Tomoya KAWASHIMA
  • Publication number: 20150300756
    Abstract: A heat exchanger has a rectangular parallelepiped shape in which refrigerant flows. When sides configuring the heat exchanger having the rectangular parallelepiped shape include a first side, a second side, and a third side, a length of the third side is shortest. A surface surrounded by the first side and the second side is a heat exchange surface of the heat exchanger. A fixing structure for fixing the heat exchanger to a case includes at least one fixing portion disposed on at least one of a surface surrounded by the first side and the third side and a surface surrounded by the second side and the third side. The fixing portion is disposed at a position where a composite vibration mode of not greater than 1000 Hz is minimum.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2013
    Publication date: October 22, 2015
    Applicant: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Isao TAKADA, Tomoya ISHII, Tatsuhiko NISHINO, Kenichiro MAEDA, Akinori KUWAYAMA
  • Patent number: 8201415
    Abstract: In an integrated unit including an evaporator and an ejector located inside a tank of the evaporator, a first vibration-isolating seal member and a second vibration-isolating seal member are disposed in a gap between an outer surface of the ejector and an inner surface of the tank. The first vibration-isolating seal member is located between a refrigerant discharge port and a refrigerant suction port of the ejector in a longitudinal direction, and the second vibration-isolating seal member is located between a refrigerant flow inlet of the ejector and the refrigerant suction port in the longitudinal direction. Furthermore, the first vibration-isolating seal member has a seal capability lower than that of the second vibration-isolating seal member, and a vibration isolation capability higher than that of the second vibration-isolating seal member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2012
    Assignee: Denso Corporation
    Inventors: Masaya Nakamura, Thuya Aung, Tomoya Ishii, Keiichi Yoshii
  • Publication number: 20080314074
    Abstract: In an integrated unit including an evaporator and an ejector located inside a tank of the evaporator, a first vibration-isolating seal member and a second vibration-isolating seal member are disposed in a gap between an outer surface of the ejector and an inner surface of the tank. The first vibration-isolating seal member is located between a refrigerant discharge port and a refrigerant suction port of the ejector in a longitudinal direction, and the second vibration-isolating seal member is located between a refrigerant flow inlet of the ejector and the refrigerant suction port in the longitudinal direction. Furthermore, the first vibration-isolating seal member has a seal capability lower than that of the second vibration-isolating seal member, and a vibration isolation capability higher than that of the second vibration-isolating seal member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2008
    Publication date: December 25, 2008
    Applicant: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masaya Nakamura, Thuya Aung, Tomoya Ishii, Keiichi Yoshii
  • Patent number: 7021339
    Abstract: A vehicle brake hose has inner tube rubber layer 1, first and second braided fiber reinforcing layers 2, 3 that are provided outside the inner tube rubber layer 1, and an outer tube rubber layer 5 that is provided outside the second braided fiber reinforcing layer 3. The first braided fiber reinforcing layer 2 is tightly braided and the second braided fiber reinforcing layer 3 is loosely braided. The first and second braided fiber reinforcing layers 2, 3 are bonded through an adhesion layer 4 to the outer tube rubber layer 5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2003
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2006
    Assignee: Hitachi Cable, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideki Hagiwara, Tatsuya Kaito, Tomoya Ishii, Akira Uno, Hisashi Ohkubo, Hideki Horikoshi
  • Publication number: 20050051227
    Abstract: A vehicle brake hose has inner tube rubber layer 1, first and second braided fiber reinforcing layers 2, 3 that are provided outside the inner tube rubber layer 1, and an outer tube rubber layer 5 that is provided outside the second braided fiber reinforcing layer 3. The first braided fiber reinforcing layer 2 is tightly braided and the second braided fiber reinforcing layer 3 is loosely braided. The first and second braided fiber reinforcing layers 2, 3 are bonded through an adhesion layer 4 to the outer tube rubber layer 5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2003
    Publication date: March 10, 2005
    Inventors: Hideki Hagiwara, Tatsuya Kaito, Tomoya Ishii, Akira Uno, Hisashi Ohkubo, Hideki Horikoshi