Patents by Inventor Tomoya Nakamura

Tomoya Nakamura 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: 20200044272
    Abstract: A cell including: a pair of interconnectors for electrically connecting unit cells; a membrane-electrode assembly disposed between the interconnectors; a pair of current collectors, each of which includes an abutting surface abutting against a corresponding one of the electrode layers and a first base material surface being in contact with a corresponding one of the interconnectors and electrically connecting the corresponding of the electrode layers and the corresponding one of the interconnectors; and elastic bodies biasing the abutting surface of at least one current collector toward a corresponding one of the electrode layers. The elastic bodies includes: a second base material surface being in contact with the first base material surface; and an elastic body protruding portion supporting the abutting surface and protruding from the second base material surface toward the corresponding one of the electrode layers to bias the abutting surface toward the corresponding one of the electrode layers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: TAKASHI KAKUWA, HIROMI KITA, TOMOYA KAMATA, MASATOSHI NAKAMURA, TOMOHIRO KUROHA
  • Publication number: 20200044263
    Abstract: A solid oxide fuel cell including unit cells, including: a pair of interconnectors for electrically connecting the unit cells; a membrane-electrode assembly including an electrolyte membrane and a pair of electrode layers disposed with the electrolyte membrane therebetween; a pair of current collectors disposed between the electrode layers and the interconnectors so as to be in contact with the pair of electrode layers and the pair of interconnectors, respectively, and electrically connecting the pair of electrode layers and the pair of interconnectors; and elastic bodies biasing at least one current collector of the pair of current collectors toward a corresponding electrode layer and made of austenitic stainless steel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: TAKASHI KAKUWA, HIROMI KITA, TOMOYA KAMATA, MASATOSHI NAKAMURA, TOMOHIRO KUROHA
  • Publication number: 20200005099
    Abstract: There is provided a display control system including a plurality of display units, an imaging unit configured to capture a subject, a predictor configured to predict an action of the subject according to a captured image captured by the imaging unit, a guide image generator configured to generate a guide image that guides the subject according to a prediction result from the predictor, and a display controller configured to, on the basis of the prediction result from the predictor, select a display unit capable of displaying an image at a position corresponding to the subject from the plurality of display units, and to control the selected display unit to display the guide image at the position corresponding to the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Kazuhiro Watanabe, Yoichiro Sako, Akira Tange, Kazuyuki Sakoda, Kohei Asada, Takatoshi Nakamura, Mitsuru Takehara, Yasunori Kamada, Takayasu Kon, Kazunori Hayashi, Hiroyuki Hanaya, Yuki Koga, Tomoya Onuma
  • Patent number: 10522574
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a display device is provided. The method includes a step of forming a first layer over a first substrate, a terminal electrode over the first layer, a display element over the first layer, and a peeling layer overlapping with the terminal electrode, a step of forming a second layer over a second substrate, a step of attaching the first substrate to the second substrate with a bonding layer therebetween, a step of separating the first substrate from the first layer, a step of attaching a third substrate to the first layer, a step of separating the second substrate from the second layer together with part of the bonding layer, and a step of attaching a fourth substrate to the second layer. At least one of the first layer and the second layer includes an organic film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Akihiro Chida, Tatsuya Sakuishi, Daiki Nakamura, Tomoya Aoyama, Kohei Yokoyama, Daisuke Kubota
  • Publication number: 20190366546
    Abstract: A remote monitoring system for monitoring the state of a robot at a place away from a user site. The system is provided with: an analysis result data acquiring unit for analyzing an electric current data of a motor of a drive system of the robot and acquiring an analysis result data at the user site; a data server provided at a remote place away from the user site for recording the analysis result data obtained by the analysis result data acquiring unit; a communication unit for transmitting the analysis result data to the data server; and a mobile terminal for reading and displaying the analysis result data recorded in the data server. In the remote monitoring system, the amount of data (communication amount) transmitted from a user site to a remote place can be reduced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masakazu NAKAMURA, Makoto KAWAI, Tomoya SHIMIZU, Akira KAGAWA
  • Patent number: 10495904
    Abstract: To provide a contact lens and a storage medium enabling a pair of contact lenses to operate in coordination with each other. Provided is a pair of contact lenses including: a pair of lens parts configured to be worn on respective eyeballs of both eyes; a first function unit provided to one of the pair of lens parts; and a second function unit provided to the other one of the pair of lens parts, the second function unit having a function different from a function of the first function unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoichiro Sako, Kazunori Hayashi, Takatoshi Nakamura, Tomoya Onuma, Takayasu Kon, Akira Tange, Hiroyuki Hanaya, Masakazu Yajima, Kohei Asada
  • Patent number: 10496203
    Abstract: A display device with high design flexibility is provided. The display device includes a display element, a touch sensor, and a transistor between two flexible substrates. An external electrode that supplies a signal to the display element and an external electrode that supplies a signal to the touch sensor are connected from the same surface of one of the substrates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tatsuya Sakuishi, Tomoya Aoyama, Akihiro Chida, Daiki Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10488208
    Abstract: A communication system, a control method, and a storage medium, which can guide a user to an action for having the predetermined feeling in accordance with a feeling map. A communication system including: an acquisition unit configured to acquire present position information of a user; a guiding information generation unit configured to generate guiding information in accordance with the present position information and map information in which feeling data is mapped; and a supply unit configured to supply the guiding information to the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takatoshi Nakamura, Akira Tange, Masakazu Yajima, Mitsuru Takehara, Yasunori Kamada, Katsuhisa Aratani, Kazunori Hayashi, Takayasu Kon, Kohei Asada, Kazuhiro Watanabe, Tsuyoshi Abiko, Yuki Koga, Tomoya Onuma
  • Patent number: 10478682
    Abstract: A golf club set includes at least one first golf club whose loft angle is not less than 46 degrees and less than 56 degrees, and at least one second golf club whose loft angle is not less than 56 degrees and less than 60 degrees. The first and second golf clubs each comprise a face provided with score lines each formed by a groove having a groove bottom and a pair of opposite grooves walls which are inclined at an inclination angle with respect to a normal direction to the face so that the groove width between the opposite grooves walls is increased from the groove bottom toward the face. The inclination angle of the groove walls of the score lines of the first golf club is in the range from 28 to 42 degrees. The inclination angle of the groove walls of the score lines of the second golf club is in the range from 23 to 37 degrees and smaller than that of the first golf club.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Naoyoshi Ueda, Masahiko Ueda, Shimpei Oyama, Yasushi Sugimoto, Takashi Nakamura, Tomoya Hirano
  • Patent number: 10482941
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a magnetic memory device includes a first memory portion, a first conductive portion, a first interconnection, and a controller. The first memory portion includes a first magnetic portion including a first portion and a second portion, a first magnetic layer, and a first nonmagnetic layer provided between the second portion and the first magnetic layer. The first conductive portion is electrically connected to the first portion. The first interconnection is electrically connected to the first magnetic layer. The controller is electrically connected to the first conductive portion and the first interconnection. The controller applies a first pulse having a first pulse height and a first pulse length between the first conductive portion and the first interconnection in a first write operation and applies a second pulse having a second pulse height and a second pulse length in a first shift operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: Toshiba Memory Corporation
    Inventors: Takuya Shimada, Yasuaki Ootera, Tsuyoshi Kondo, Nobuyuki Umetsu, Michael Arnaud Quinsat, Masaki Kado, Susumu Hashimoto, Shiho Nakamura, Hideaki Aochi, Tomoya Sanuki, Shinji Miyano, Yoshihiro Ueda, Yuichi Ito, Yasuhito Yoshimizu
  • Publication number: 20190340523
    Abstract: Provided is an information processing apparatus, including a calculation section which calculates a proficiency level of a user for operations performed by the user for achieving a prescribed objective based on history information related to the operations and attribute information related to physical features of the user, and a generation section which generates advice for achieving the objective based on the proficiency level calculated by the calculation section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2019
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takayasu KON, Yoichiro SAKO, Kazunori HAYASHI, Yasunori KAMADA, Takatoshi NAKAMURA, Hiroyuki HANAYA, Tomoya ONUMA, Akira TANGE
  • Publication number: 20190333969
    Abstract: A display device with improved viewing angle characteristics is provided. A display device with suppressed mixture of colors between adjacent pixels is provided. The display device includes a first coloring layer, a second coloring layer, and a structure body therebetween. The structure body has a portion closer to a display surface side than a bottom surface of the first coloring layer or a bottom surface of the second coloring layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Inventors: Tomoya AOYAMA, Ryu KOMATSU, Daiki NAKAMURA
  • Patent number: 10446212
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a magnetic memory device includes a first magnetic portion, a first electrode, a second electrode, a third electrode, a second magnetic portion, a first nonmagnetic portion, and a controller. The first magnetic portion includes an extension portion and a third portion. The extension portion includes a first portion and a second portion. The third portion is connected to the second portion. The first electrode is electrically connected to the first portion. At least a portion of the third portion is positioned between the second electrode and the third electrode. The second magnetic portion is provided between the second electrode and the at least a portion of the third portion. The first nonmagnetic portion is provided between the second magnetic portion and the at least a portion of the third portion. The controller is electrically connected to the first, second electrode, and third electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Toshiba Memory Corporation
    Inventors: Susumu Hashimoto, Yasuaki Ootera, Tsuyoshi Kondo, Takuya Shimada, Michael Arnaud Quinsat, Masaki Kado, Nobuyuki Umetsu, Shiho Nakamura, Tomoya Sanuki, Yoshihiro Ueda, Shinji Miyano, Hideaki Aochi, Yasuhito Yoshimizu, Yuichi Ito
  • Patent number: 10446249
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a magnetic memory device includes a first interconnect, a second interconnect, a first memory portion, and a controller. The first memory portion is provided between the first and second interconnects. The controller is electrically connected with the first and second interconnects. The first memory portion includes a first magnetic member, a first magnetic element, and a first non-linear element. The first magnetic element is provided between the first magnetic member and the second interconnect in a first current path between the first and second interconnects. The first non-linear element is provided between the first magnetic element and the second interconnect in the first current path. The controller is configured to supply a first shift current in the first current path in a first shift operation. The controller is configured to supply a first reading current in the first current path in a first reading operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Toshiba Memory Corporation
    Inventors: Michael Arnaud Quinsat, Yasuaki Ootera, Tsuyoshi Kondo, Nobuyuki Umetsu, Takuya Shimada, Masaki Kado, Susumu Hashimoto, Shiho Nakamura, Hideaki Aochi, Tomoya Sanuki, Shinji Miyano, Yoshihiro Ueda, Yuichi Ito, Yasuhito Yoshimizu
  • Publication number: 20190287598
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a magnetic memory device includes a first memory portion, a first conductive portion, a first interconnection, and a controller. The first memory portion includes a first magnetic portion including a first portion and a second portion, a first magnetic layer, and a first nonmagnetic layer provided between the second portion and the first magnetic layer. The first conductive portion is electrically connected to the first portion. The first interconnection is electrically connected to the first magnetic layer. The controller is electrically connected to the first conductive portion and the first interconnection. The controller applies a first pulse having a first pulse height and a first pulse length between the first conductive portion and the first interconnection in a first write operation and applies a second pulse having a second pulse height and a second pulse length in a first shift operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: Toshiba Memory Corporation
    Inventors: Takuya SHIMADA, Yasuaki OOTERA, Tsuyoshi KONDO, Nobuyuki UMETSU, Michael Arnaud QUINSAT, Masaki KADO, Susumu HASHIMOTO, Shiho NAKAMURA, Hideaki AOCHI, Tomoya SANUKI, Shinji MIYANO, Yoshihiro UEDA, Yuichi ITO, Yasuhito YOSHIMIZU
  • Publication number: 20190287637
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a magnetic memory device includes a first interconnect, a second interconnect, a first memory portion, and a controller. The first memory portion is provided between the first and second interconnects. The controller is electrically connected with the first and second interconnects. The first memory portion includes a first magnetic member, a first magnetic element, and a first non-linear element. The first magnetic element is provided between the first magnetic member and the second interconnect in a first current path between the first and second interconnects. The first non-linear element is provided between the first magnetic element and the second interconnect in the first current path. The controller is configured to supply a first shift current in the first current path in a first shift operation. The controller is configured to supply a first reading current in the first current path in a first reading operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: Toshiba Memory Corporation
    Inventors: Michael Arnaud Quinsat, Yasuaki Ootera, Tsuyoshi Kondo, Nobuyuki Umetsu, Takuya Shimada, Masaki Kado, Susumu Hashimoto, Shiho Nakamura, Hideaki Aochi, Tomoya Sanuki, Shinji Myano, Yoshihiro Ueda, Yuichi Ito, Yasuhito Yoshimizu
  • Patent number: 10409192
    Abstract: An optical scanner includes a light source including a plurality of light emitting elements, a polygon mirror which deflects light from the light source for scanning a surface of a subject, an optical element arranged between the light source and the polygon mirror, having optical power in a sub scanning direction, a synchronous detector which detects the light deflected by the polygon mirror for synchronous detection and generates a signal for controlling a timing at which the scanning of the surface is started, and a fixing element which secures one end of the optical element. The light emitting elements of the light source are aligned with a certain tilt angle relative to the sub scanning direction. Light from one of the light emitting elements disposed closest to the fixing element in a main scanning direction is used for synchronous detection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoya Fujii, Tadashi Nakamura, Nobuyuki Arai, Yoshinobu Sakaue, Noboru Kusunose, Daisuke Imaki
  • Patent number: 10403381
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a magnetic memory device includes a first magnetic member, a first electrode, a first magnetic layer, a first non-magnetic layer, a first conductive layer and a controller. The first magnetic member includes a first extending portion and a third magnetic portion. The first extending portion includes first and second magnetic portions. The third magnetic portion is connected with the second magnetic portion. The first electrode is electrically connected with the first magnetic portion. The first non-magnetic layer is provided between the first magnetic layer and at least a part of the third magnetic portion. The first conductive layer includes first and second conductive portions, and a third conductive portion being between the first conductive portion and the second conductive portion. The controller is electrically connected with the first electrode, the first magnetic layer, the first conductive portion and the second conductive portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Toshiba Memory Corporation
    Inventors: Michael Arnaud Quinsat, Takuya Shimada, Susumu Hashimoto, Nobuyuki Umetsu, Yasuaki Ootera, Masaki Kado, Tsuyoshi Kondo, Shiho Nakamura, Tomoya Sanuki, Yoshihiro Ueda, Yuichi Ito, Shinji Miyano, Hideaki Aochi, Yasuhito Yoshimizu
  • Patent number: 10387782
    Abstract: Provided is an information processing apparatus, including a calculation section which calculates a proficiency level of a user for operations performed by the user for achieving a prescribed objective based on history information related to the operations and attribute information related to physical features of the user, and a generation section which generates advice for achieving the objective based on the proficiency level calculated by the calculation section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takayasu Kon, Yoichiro Sako, Kazunori Hayashi, Yasunori Kamada, Takatoshi Nakamura, Hiroyuki Hanaya, Tomoya Onuma, Akira Tange
  • Patent number: 10374018
    Abstract: A display device with improved viewing angle characteristics is provided. A display device with suppressed mixture of colors between adjacent pixels is provided. The display device includes a first coloring layer, a second coloring layer, and a structure body therebetween. The structure body has a portion closer to a display surface side than a bottom surface of the first coloring layer or a bottom surface of the second coloring layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomoya Aoyama, Ryu Komatsu, Daiki Nakamura