Patents by Inventor Toshihiro Yamamoto

Toshihiro Yamamoto 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: 20200192105
    Abstract: A head mounted display is worn on a head of a user. The head mounted display includes a display device configured to display image; a casing that houses the display device; a right-eye lens and a left-eye lens attached to the casing; and an inter-lens structure disposed between the right-eye lens and the left-eye lens. The head mounted display causes the user to recognize a color of at least a part of the inter-lens structure as a color that is equal to or brighter than a skin color when the user wears the head mounted display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2020
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshihiro SAKATSUME, Hiroyasu MAKINO, Yasutoshi YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10648381
    Abstract: A particulate matter detecting device includes: an element unit on which particulate matter contained in exhaust gas from an internal combustion engine is deposited; a heater that heats the element unit; a detecting unit that detects the amount of particulate matter on the basis of electrical characteristics of the element unit; and a control unit that controls the operation of the heater. For a predetermined period that does not include a period in which the particulate matter is deposited on the element unit, the control unit operates the heater using a predetermined amount of control set in advance such that the temperature of the element unit is higher than the temperature of the exhaust gas and lower than a predetermined temperature at which the element unit is thermally degraded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masayuki Tamura, Takashi Araki, Masahiro Yamamoto, Go Miyagawa, Manabu Yoshidome, Masato Katsuno, Toshihiro Sakawa
  • Patent number: 10632760
    Abstract: A thermal printhead includes a substrate, a resistor layer with heat generation portions supported by the substrate and aligned in a primary scanning direction, a wiring layer supported by the substrate to form a conductive path to the heat generation portions, an insulating layer interposed between the substrate and the resistor layer, and a reflection layer located opposite to the heat generation portions with respect to the insulating layer. The reflection layer overlaps with the heat generation portions as viewed in a thickness direction of the heat generation portions and has a greater heat reflectivity than the insulating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: ROHM CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshihiro Kimura, Akira Fujita, Kazuya Nakakubo, Satoshi Kimoto, Yasuhiro Yoshikawa, Tadashi Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10627549
    Abstract: Substrates with lenses having lenses disposed therein are aligned with high accuracy. A stacked lens structure has a configuration in which substrates with lenses having a lens disposed on an inner side of a through-hole formed in the substrate are direct-bonded and stacked based on an alignment mark. The alignment mark is formed simultaneously with the through-hole. The present technique can be applied to a camera module or the like in which a stacked lens structure in which at least three substrates with lenses including first to third substrates with lenses which are substrates with lenses in which a through-hole is formed in the substrate and a lens is formed on an inner side of the through-hole is integrated with a light receiving element, for example.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Atsushi Yamamoto, Koichi Takeuchi, Toshihiro Kurobe, Hiroyasu Matsugai, Hiroyuki Itou, Suguru Saito, Keiji Ohshima, Nobutoshi Fujii, Hiroshi Tazawa, Toshiaki Shiraiwa, Minoru Ishida
  • Patent number: 10598062
    Abstract: The exhaust purification system of an internal combustion engine 1 comprises: a catalyst 28 arranged in an exhaust passage 27 of the internal combustion engine, a fuel feed device 3, 35 feeding fuel to the catalyst, and a control device 80 configured to control the feed of fuel by the fuel feed device. The control device is configured to feed liquid state fuel from the fuel feed device to the catalyst when judging that a ratio of high viscosity components in particulate matter deposited on the catalyst is a predetermined value or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Ryohei Yamamoto, Toshihiro Mori
  • Publication number: 20200062032
    Abstract: A spoke wheel includes a light alloy rim, a hub, and a plurality of wire spokes connecting the rim with the hub. The rim includes mounting flanges provided at asymmetrical positions with respect to a widthwise center of the rim and is connected with the hub by assembling the spokes to the mounting flanges. The spokes are disposed by being offset to the widthwise center of the rim.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Inventor: Toshihiro YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200059023
    Abstract: A substrate-mounting connector includes a housing, a contact mounted to the housing, and a shield shell. The shield shell includes a first plate and a second plate disposed adjacently. A part of the first plate serves as a first contact portion. A first extension piece is formed in the second plate. A part of the first extension piece serves as a second contact portion. A part of the housing serves as a pressing portion facing the first plate, in a covering state in which the shield shell is mounted to the housing. A part of the first plate, different from the first contact portion, or a part of the first extension piece, different from the second contact portion, serves as a pressed portion pressed by the pressing portion in the covering state. The pressing portion presses the pressed portion to make the first contact portion contact the second contact portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2018
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: JAPAN AVIATION ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Junichi MIYAMOTO, Hironori KANDA, Toshihiro OKA, Shigeyasu KITAMURA, Masao YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10549901
    Abstract: Provided is a double container in which an inner container and an outer container are difficult to be separated in a case where the inner container is attached to the outer container. It is a cup-shaped double container, having an inner container and an outer container in which a part of a cross section are non-circular, having a space provided between the inner container and the outer container, and having an open upper end portion, the container including: on an outer peripheral surface of a cylindrical side surface member of the inner container, a rib extending in a vertical direction and disposed in plural numbers at predetermined intervals; and a rotation regulating unit disposed on an inner peripheral surface of a cylindrical side surface member of the outer container and capable of regulating relative rotation of the inner container and the outer container by interfering with the rib.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Atsugi Plastics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuo Yamamoto, Toshihiro Nakajima
  • Patent number: 10538528
    Abstract: The invention of the present application provides a compound represented by Formula (I) or a salt thereof, which exhibits an inhibitory activity against at least one kinase selected from the group consisting of Akt kinase, Rsk kinase, and S6K kinase and/or a cell proliferation inhibiting effect and is useful as a prophylactic and/or therapeutic agent for diseases associated with the above-mentioned kinases, particularly cancer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: Taiho Pahrmaceutical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tetsuya Sugimoto, Toshihiro Sakamoto, Fuyuki Yamamoto, Yu Kobayakawa, Naoki Egashira, Koji Ichikawa, Takumitsu Machida
  • Patent number: 10529932
    Abstract: Disclosed are an organic electroluminescent device that is improved in luminous efficiency, sufficiently secures driving stability, and has a simple construction, and a material to be used in the device. The material is a material for an organic electroluminescent device formed of a carborane ring compound having a structure in which two indolocarbazole groups are each bonded to a carborane ring through an aromatic group. In addition, the device is an organic electroluminescent device having organic layers between an anode and a cathode laminated on a substrate, in which at least one layer of the organic layers contains the material for an organic electroluminescent device. When the organic layer is a light-emitting layer, the layer contains a phosphorescent light-emitting dopant and contains the material for an organic electroluminescent device as a host material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CHEMICAL & MATERIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Junya Ogawa, Takahiro Kai, Tokiko Ueda, Masashi Tada, Masaki Komori, Toshihiro Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20190391245
    Abstract: An object capturing device configured to capture an object present in a measurement target space includes a light emission unit, a light receiving unit, a light scanning unit configured to cause measurement light emitted at a predetermined wavelength from the light emission unit to head toward a measurement target space to perform scanning, and to guide reflected light from an object present in the measurement target space with respect to the measurement light to the light receiving unit, and a polarization filter disposed in the light scanning unit, the polarization filter including a polarizer configured to allow only light vibrating in a first direction in the measurement light to transmit, and an analyzer configured to allow only light vibrating in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction in the reflected light to transmit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: HOKUYO AUTOMATIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshihiro MORI, Akihito YAMAMOTO, Masayuki MAEDA, Takahiro KASAHARA
  • Publication number: 20190383939
    Abstract: An object capturing device includes light emission, receiving, and scanning units, and distance calculation, and object determination units. The scanning unit measures light from the emission unit to head toward a measurement target space to perform scanning, and to guide reflected light from the object with respect to the measurement light to the receiving unit. The distance calculation unit calculates a distance to the object in association with a scanning angle of the scanning unit. The object determination unit determines whether the object is a capture target based on whether a scanning angle range within which a difference between distances is equal to or less than a predetermined threshold value corresponding to a reference scanning angle range of the capture target, and a determination of whether intensity distribution of the reflected light within the scanning angle range corresponds to reference intensity distribution of the reflected light from the capture target.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2018
    Publication date: December 19, 2019
    Applicant: HOKUYO AUTOMATIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshihiro MORI, Akihito YAMAMOTO, Masayuki MAEDA, Takahiro KASAHARA
  • Patent number: 10509041
    Abstract: Provided is a glucose derivative, which is taken into cells via a membrane sugar transport system and is represented by formula (1). Also provided are an imaging agent and an imaging method for a cell or intracellular molecule using said glucose derivative. Further provided is a method for detecting cancer cells with good accuracy using said glucose derivative and an imaging agent to be used in said method. More specifically provided are D-glucose derivatives and L-glucose derivatives in which glucose is bound to the 7-position of a fluorescent molecular group with a coumarin backbone or a quinolone backbone. Also provided are a cell imaging agent and imaging method using the derivative. A cancer cell imaging agent and imaging method using the L-glucose derivative is also provided. G is a group selected from formulas (G1)-(G4) below.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: HIROSAKI UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Katsuya Yamada, Ayako Sasaki, Tadashi Teshima, Toshihiro Yamamoto, Yuji Otsuka
  • Patent number: 10494973
    Abstract: A catalytic converter includes: a tubular casing including at least a pair of holding tubular parts and a reduced diameter tubular part that integrally connects the holding tubular parts to each other; and a monolithic catalyst carrier accommodated in each of the holding tubular parts, the reduced diameter tubular part being obtained by press-forming a portion, between the holding tubular parts, of a casing material of a tubular shape that corresponds to that of the holding tubular parts. Flat parts are formed respectively in a plurality of places at intervals in a peripheral direction of the reduced diameter tubular part, a sensor being attached to at least one of the flat parts. Accordingly, a press load when press-forming the reduced diameter tubular part is suppressed from becoming large and unequal in the peripheral direction of the reduced diameter tubular part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 3, 2019
    Assignees: Yutaka Giken Co., Ltd., Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Takayanagi, Toshihiro Ooka, Noritaka Yamamoto, Kazumasa Ishii, Yoshiaki Hatakeyama
  • Patent number: 10487716
    Abstract: A particulate matter detection apparatus is provided with an element portion onto which PM contained in exhaust gas of an engine adheres thereto. A heater which heats the element portion, a quantity detecting portion which detects a quantity of the PM based on electrical properties of the element portion and a temperature detecting portion which detects a temperature of the element portion. The apparatus is further provided with a first and second temperature controller. The first temperature controller heats the element portion using a heater in a first period, which excludes a period in which PM adheres to the element portion based on a detected temperature of the element portion. The element portion is heated in a first temperature range to combust soluble organic fractions contained in the PM and resist melting of ash components contained in the PM. The first period excludes a period in which PM adheres to the element portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takashi Araki, Masayuki Tamura, Masahiro Yamamoto, Go Miyagawa, Toshihiro Sakawa, Masato Katsuno, Manabu Yoshidome
  • Publication number: 20190292190
    Abstract: The invention of the present application provides a compound represented by Formula (I) or a salt thereof, which exhibits an inhibitory activity against at least one kinase selected from the group consisting of Akt kinase, Rsk kinase, and S6K kinase and/or a cell proliferation inhibiting effect and is useful as a prophylactic and/or therapeutic agent for diseases associated with the above-mentioned kinases, particularly cancer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2017
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: Taiho Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tetsuya SUGIMOTO, Toshihiro SAKAMOTO, Fuyuki YAMAMOTO, Yu KOBAYAKAWA, Naoki EGASHIRA, Koji ICHIKAWA, Takumitsu MACHIDA
  • Publication number: 20190263141
    Abstract: A thermal printhead includes a substrate, a resistor layer with heat generation portions supported by the substrate and aligned in a primary scanning direction, a wiring layer supported by the substrate to form a conductive path to the heat generation portions, an insulating layer interposed between the substrate and the resistor layer, and a reflection layer located opposite to the heat generation portions with respect to the insulating layer. The reflection layer overlaps with the heat generation portions as viewed in a thickness direction of the heat generation portions and has a greater heat reflectivity than the insulating layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Toshihiro Kimura, Akira Fujita, Kazuya Nakakubo, Satoshi Kimoto, Yasuhiro Yoshikawa, Tadashi Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10396698
    Abstract: First pulse width modulation control is a control of generating a first pulse width modulation signal for a plurality of switching elements by comparison of modulated waves of voltage commands in phases based on a torque command for a motor with a carrier voltage, and performing switching of the plurality of switching elements. Second pulse width modulation control is a control of generating a second pulse width modulation signal for the plurality of switching elements based on a modulation factor of a voltage and a voltage phase based on the torque command and the number of pulses per unit period of an electrical angle of the motor, and performing switching of the plurality of switching elements. An electronic control unit is configured to switch the plurality of switching elements between the first pulse width modulation control and the second pulse width modulation control at irregular time intervals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshihiro Yamamoto, Kenji Yamada
  • Patent number: 10374539
    Abstract: A driving device includes a motor, an inverter configured to drive the motor by switching a plurality of switching elements, and an electronic control unit configured to set voltage commands of phases according to temporary voltage commands of the phases based on a torque command of the motor and perform switching control of the switching elements by generating PWM signals for the switching elements by using the voltage commands of the phases and a carrier voltage. The electronic control unit is configured to switch a method of setting the voltage commands between a first method and a second method for each irregular time interval. The first method is a method of setting the voltage commands without superposing harmonics to the temporary voltage commands, and the second method is a method of setting the voltage commands by superposing the harmonics to the temporary voltage command.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshihiro Yamamoto, Kenji Yamada
  • Publication number: 20190201455
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a safe and easy-to-prep cell product for prevention and/or treatment of organ fibrosis such as liver fibrosis. Provided is a cell product for prevention and/or treatment of organ fibrosis such as liver fibrosis, the cell product comprising a SSEA-3-positive pluripotent stem cell (Muse cell) derived from mesenchymal tissue in a living body or a cultured mesenchymal cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicants: TOHOKU UNIVERSITY, LIFE SCIENCE INSTITUTE, INC.
    Inventors: Mari DEZAWA, Michiaki UNNO, Toshihiro YAMAMOTO, Yasuhiro SHINDO, Hiroto HARA, Naoya MASUTOMI