Patents by Inventor Toru Wada

Toru Wada 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: 20190175027
    Abstract: A biological information analysis device including: an indicator extraction unit configured to extract an indicator indicating a cardiac state, from data regarding blood pressure waveforms that are consecutively measured by a sensor that is configured to be worn on a body part of a user and to be capable of non-invasively measuring a blood pressure waveform for each heartbeat; and a processing unit configured to output the indicator extracted by the indicator extraction unit. The indicator extraction unit is configured to extract a value of a cardiac load indicator for each heartbeat, from the data regarding blood pressure waveforms, and calculate the indicator indicating the cardiac state, based on characteristics related to distribution of values of the cardiac load indicator corresponding to a plurality of heartbeats.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicants: OMRON Corporation, OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Nakajima, Hirotaka Wada, Naoki Tsuchiya, Masaaki Kasai, Eriko Kan, Toru Uenoyama, Keiichi Obayashi, Ayako Kokubo, Yuya Ota, Toshikazu Shiga, Mitsuo Kuwabara, Hironori Sato, Ken Miyagawa, Masakazu Tsutsumi
  • Publication number: 20190159682
    Abstract: A biological information analyzing device includes: an indicator extraction unit that obtains data of a blood pressure fluctuation section, which is a section in which a blood pressure fluctuation has occurred, from time series data of a blood pressure waveform measured continuously by a sensor, which is worn on a user's body and can non-invasively measure a blood pressure waveform for each of heartbeats, and extracts an indicator expressing a blood pressure fluctuation type of the user from the data of the blood pressure fluctuation section; and a processing unit that outputs the indicator expressing the blood pressure fluctuation type extracted by the indicator extraction unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicants: OMRON Corporation, OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Nakajima, Hirotaka Wada, Naoki Tsuchiya, Masaaki Kasai, Eriko Kan, Toru Uenoyama, Keiichi Obayashi, Ayako Kokubo, Yuya Ota, Toshikazu Shiga, Mitsuo Kuwabara, Hironori Sato, Ken Miyagawa, Masakazu Tsutsumi
  • Publication number: 20190159685
    Abstract: A biological information analyzing device includes: an indicator extraction unit that extracts, from blood pressure waveform data measured continuously by a sensor that is worn on a user's body and can non-invasively measure a blood pressure waveform for each of heartbeats, an indicator expressing a load placed on the user's heart by an activity, and a processing unit that outputs the indicator extracted by the indicator extraction unit. The indicator extraction unit finds the indicator on the basis of a difference between a blood pressure waveform in a resting section corresponding to when the user is in a resting state and a blood pressure waveform in an active section corresponding to when the user is engaged in the activity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicants: OMRON Corporation, OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Nakajima, Hirotaka Wada, Naoki Tsuchiya, Masaaki Kasai, Eriko Kan, Toru Uenoyama, Keiichi Obayashi, Ayako Kokubo, Yuya Ota, Toshikazu Shiga, Mitsuo Kuwabara, Hironori Sato, Ken Miyagawa, Masakazu Tsutsumi
  • Publication number: 20190159722
    Abstract: A biological information analysis device includes: an indicator extraction unit configured to extract, from data regarding blood pressure waveforms consecutively measured by a sensor configured to be worn on a body part of a sleeping user and to be capable of non-invasively measuring a blood pressure waveform for each heartbeat, an indicator that is related to the functionality of respiratory organs of the user, based on characteristics of the blood pressure waveforms; and a processing unit configured to perform processing that is based on the indicator thus extracted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicants: OMRON Corporation, OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Nakajima, Hirotaka Wada, Naoki Tsuchiya, Masaaki Kasai, Eriko Kan, Toru Uenoyama, Keiichi Obayashi, Ayako Kokubo, Yuya Ota, Toshikazu Shiga, Mitsuo Kuwabara, Hironori Sato, Ken Miyagawa, Masakazu Tsutsumi
  • Publication number: 20190159723
    Abstract: A biological information analyzing device includes: an indicator extraction unit that converts, into a frequency spectrum, time series data of a blood pressure waveform continuously measured by a sensor that is worn on a user's body and can non-invasively measure the blood pressure waveform for each of heartbeats, and extracts an indicator based on a strength of a prescribed frequency component in the frequency spectrum; and a processing unit that carries out a process based on the extracted indicator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicants: OMRON Corporation, OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Nakajima, Hirotaka Wada, Naoki Tsuchiya, Masaaki Kasai, Eriko Kan, Toru Uenoyama, Keiichi Obayashi, Ayako Kokubo, Yuya Ota, Toshikazu Shiga, Mitsuo Kuwabara, Hironori Sato, Ken Miyagawa, Masakazu Tsutsumi
  • Publication number: 20190150755
    Abstract: A biological information analysis device including: an indicator extraction unit configured to extract, from data regarding blood pressure waveforms consecutively measured by a sensor configured to be worn on a body part of a user and to be capable of non-invasively measuring a blood pressure waveform for each heartbeat, an indicator that indicates an event occurrence risk, which is the risk of an event occurring due to a change in blood pressure, based on characteristics of the blood pressure waveforms; and a processing unit configured to perform processing that is based on the indicator thus extracted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicants: OMRON Corporation, OMRON HEALTHCARE Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Nakajima, Hirotaka Wada, Naoki Tsuchiya, Masaaki Kasai, Eriko Kan, Toru Uenoyama, Keiichi Obayashi, Ayako Kokubo, Yuya Ota, Toshikazu Shiga, Mitsuo Kuwabara, Hironori Sato, Ken Miyagawa, Masakazu Tsutsumi
  • Publication number: 20190140056
    Abstract: A silicon carbide layer includes a drift region, a body region and a source region. The drift region constitutes a first main surface and has a first conductivity type. The body region is provided on the drift region, and has a second conductivity type. It is provided on the body region to be separated from the drift region, constitutes a second main surface, and has the first conductivity type. The silicon carbide layer is provided with a trench including a first side wall portion and a first bottom portion. The silicon carbide layer is embedded in the drift region to face the first bottom portion, and includes a second conductivity type region having the second conductivity type. The second conductivity type region is electrically connected to the source region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Keiji Wada, Takeyoshi Masuda, Hideto Tamaso, Yu Saitoh, Toru Hiyoshi, Mitsuhiko Sakai
  • Publication number: 20190117326
    Abstract: A medical system including: a first manipulator inserted into a lumen of a patient, the first manipulator including a first end effector and a first camera configured to capture an image of the first end effector; a second manipulator inserted into an abdominal cavity of the patient, the second manipulator including a second camera; a first operating portion configured to operate both the first and second manipulators; a first selector configured to select one of the first and second manipulators as a first operating target; a controller configured to control the first and second manipulators; and a display configured to display to the operator, wherein the controller includes one or more processors, the one or more processors are configured to: acquire the selected first operating target, acquire a first image from the first or second camera, and transmit the acquired first image so as to be displayed on the display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Applicant: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Toru WADA
  • Publication number: 20190083189
    Abstract: A manipulator system includes arithmetic logic units for calculating an operation quantity per unit time of a power source mounted on a surgical instrument as a first operation quantity and calculating an operation quantity per unit time of the power source as a second operation quantity. A determining unit is used for outputting a shutoff signal for de-energizing the power source if the first operation quantity is smaller than a first threshold value and the second operation quantity is larger than a second threshold value. A cutoff unit is configured to cut off the drive signal output from the output unit to the power source in response to the shutoff signal output for de-energizing the power source from the determining unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Applicant: Olympus Corporation
    Inventor: Toru Wada
  • Patent number: 10195841
    Abstract: A method includes (i) preparing a printing original plate sheet having an uncured photosensitive resin layer on a surface thereof, wherein compressive strength of the uncured photosensitive resin layer at 25° C. is 1.0 to 3.0 kgf/cm2; (ii) mounting the printing original plate sheet around a cylindrical support in such a manner that a starting terminal of the mounting and an ending terminal of the mounting are overlapped; and (iii) applying pressure to the overlapped area of the starting terminal of the mounting and the ending terminal of the mounting at a temperature range of 10 to 40 ° C. so as to pressure-bond the overlapped area. The method may further include, after the step (iii), a step (iv) for photo-curing the uncured photosensitive resin layer and may further comprise, after the step (iv), a step (v) for grinding, abrading and/or machining the overlapped area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: TOYOBO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yukimi Yawata, Toru Wada
  • Patent number: 9541161
    Abstract: Provided is an interlocking chain-type forward and backward actuating device, the device being configured so that an increase in the number of parts is minimized, an increase in the size of the device is avoided, the amount of scattering of lubricating oil to the outside of the device is reduced, the wear of connection pins is reduced, the breakage of the connection pins is avoided, and the striking noise and vibration of the chains occurring during the reception of the chains are reduced. Chain guide plates are respectively provided on both sides of a pair of interlocking chains in the chain width direction. Chain locus restriction members having chain locus restriction faces in contact with rigid chain portions, which are made rigid by engaging and integrating the pair of interlocking chains with each other, are disposed so as to be adjacent to the rigid chain portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: TSUBAKIMOTO CHAIN CO.
    Inventors: Junichi Kaisaku, Toru Wada, Yoshifumi Takeuchi
  • Publication number: 20160250840
    Abstract: A method includes (i) preparing a printing original plate sheet having an uncured photosensitive resin layer on a surface thereof, wherein compressive strength of the uncured photosensitive resin layer at 25° C. is 1.0 to 3.0 kgf/cm2; (ii) mounting the printing original plate sheet around a cylindrical support in such a manner that a starting terminal of the mounting and an ending terminal of the mounting are overlapped; and (iii) applying pressure to the overlapped area of the starting terminal of the mounting and the ending terminal of the mounting at a temperature range of 10 to 40° C. so as to pressure-bond the overlapped area. The method may further include, after the step (iii), a step (iv) for photo-curing the uncured photosensitive resin layer and may further comprise, after the step (iv), a step (v) for grinding, abrading and/or machining the overlapped area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2014
    Publication date: September 1, 2016
    Applicant: TOYOBO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yukimi Yawata, Toru Wada
  • Patent number: 8991312
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide a flexographic printing original plate where, although it is a flexible aqueous developing plate, reproducibility of fine lines is good. A flexographic printing original plate which is a photosensitive printing original plate where at least (A) a supporting member, (B) a photosensitive resin layer, (C) a protective layer for preventing the polymerization inhibition due to oxygen in the photosensitive resin layer and (D) a heat-sensitive mask layer are successively layered, characterized in that, the photosensitive resin layer (B) is a layer which is able to be developed by water, Young's modulus of the protective layer (C) is 4 MPa to 35 MPa, layer thickness of the protective layer (C) is 0.2 ?m to 2.0 ?m and Young's modulus (MPa) and layer thickness (?m) of the protective layer (C) satisfy the following formula 1: 1?(Young's modulus)×(Layer thickness)2?18??(Formula 1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2009
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: Toyo Boseki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kazuya Yoshimoto, Tetsuma Kawakami, Yasuyuki Munekuni, Keiichi Motoi, Yukimi Yawata, Toru Wada
  • Patent number: 8904930
    Abstract: The present disclosure describes a printing original plate capable of being laser-engraved such that printing deficiency caused by residues is avoided, and such that resolution and printing quality are good. A flexographic printing original plate capable of being laser-engraved which is obtained by subjecting a photosensitive resin composition containing (A) at least one latex having a weight-average degree of gelation of 40% or more, (B) photopolymerizable compound and (C) photopolymerization initiator to irradiation to light followed by cross-linking and curing. The photopolymerizable component (B) contains the photopolymerizable oligomer and the ethylenic unsaturated monomer in 10 to 25% by weight and 5 to 40% by weight, respectively, to the weight of the photosensitive resin composition and the ethylenic unsaturated monomer comprises 75 to 5% by weight of monofunctional monomer and 25 to 95% by weight of trifunctional monomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Assignee: Toyo Boseki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yukimi Yawata, Kazuya Yoshimoto, Toru Wada
  • Patent number: 8850978
    Abstract: The present invention provides a photosensitive letterpress printing original plate provided with a heat sensitive mask layer having high light blocking effect and durability yet prepared as a thin film. A photosensitive letterpress printing original plate including at least (A) a supporting member, (B) a photosensitive resin layer, and (C) a heat sensitive mask layer that are successively laminated, wherein the heat sensitive mask layer (C) contains carbon black and, as a dispersion binder therefor, a butyral resin as well as polyamide containing polar group selected from the group consisting of polyamide containing a tertiary amine group, polyamide containing a quaternary ammonium salt group, polyamide containing an ether group and polyamide containing a sulfonic group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Toyo Boseki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yukimi Yawata, Keiichi Motoi, Tetsuma Kawakami, Kazuya Yoshimoto, Toru Wada
  • Publication number: 20130283945
    Abstract: Provided is an interlocking chain-type forward and backward actuating device, the device being configured so that an increase in the number of parts is minimized, an increase in the size of the device is avoided, the amount of scattering of lubricating oil to the outside of the device is reduced, the wear of connection pins is reduced, the breakage of the connection pins is avoided, and the striking noise and vibration of the chains occurring during the reception of the chains are reduced. Chain guide plates are respectively provided on both sides of a pair of interlocking chains in the chain width direction. Chain locus restriction members having chain locus restriction faces in contact with rigid chain portions, which are made rigid by engaging and integrating the pair of interlocking chains with each other, are disposed so as to be adjacent to the rigid chain portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2011
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Applicant: TSUBAKIMOTO CHAIN CO.
    Inventors: Junichi Kaisaku, Toru Wada, Yoshifumi Takeuchi
  • Patent number: 8565312
    Abstract: An image information coding method for performing a motion vector search based on hierarchical search in an image compression information device adapted to output image compression information. The image information coding method includes the steps of, compressing a plurality of frame images at a predetermined compression ratio to generate a plurality of reduced screens of lower hierarchical levels, searching for a first motion vector using the plurality of reduced screens, switching between search areas in a memory in which the frame images are stored, and searching for a second motion vector using the first motion vector in the switched search area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2010
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2013
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Toshiharu Tsuchiya, Toru Wada
  • Publication number: 20130058416
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus and an image processing method capable of further improving coding efficiency while suppressing an increase in a load. For example, in a case a macro block with a size of 16×16 pixels or less used in AVC is a coding process target, a motion search and compensation unit performs a motion search using an image with the original size which is not reduced. In addition, for example, in a case where an extended macro block with a size larger than 16×16 pixels is a coding process target, the motion search and compensation unit performs a motion search using a reduced image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2011
    Publication date: March 7, 2013
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshiharu Tsuchiya, Toru Wada
  • Patent number: 8371218
    Abstract: To provide a photosensitive resin composition which is a material for a printing original plate for laser engraving which generates no printing deficiencies and from which a printing plate with a satisfactory resolution can be produced. A printing original plate for laser engraving where image is formed by irradiation of laser beam to form a printing plate, characterized in that the photosensitive resin composition layer consists of a photosensitive resin composition in which soluble polyamide or soluble polyether urethane urea, ethylenic unsaturated monomer and photopolymerization initiator are essential ingredients and the amount of (meth)acryloyl group in the photosensitive resin composition is 0.25 to 0.40 mol per 100 g of the photosensitive resin composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2013
    Assignee: Toyo Boseki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Satoshi Takahashi, Atsushi Tatsuyama, Toru Wada
  • Patent number: 8313888
    Abstract: The present invention provides a photosensitive flexographic printing original plate provided with a heat sensitive mask layer having high light blocking effect and durability yet prepared as a thin film. A photosensitive flexographic printing original plate including at least (A) a supporting member, (B) a photosensitive resin layer, (C) a protective layer and (D) a heat sensitive mask layer that are successively laminated, wherein the heat sensitive mask layer (D) contains carbon black and, as a dispersion binder therefor, a butyral resin as well as polyamide containing polar group selected from the group consisting of polyamide containing a tertiary amine group, polyamide containing a quaternary ammonium salt group, polyamide containing an ether group and polyamide containing a sulfonic group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2008
    Date of Patent: November 20, 2012
    Assignee: Toyo Boseki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kazuya Yoshimoto, Tetsuma Kawakami, Yasuyuki Munekuni, Keiichi Motoi, Yukimi Yawata, Toru Wada