Patents by Inventor Toshimitsu Takahashi

Toshimitsu Takahashi 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: 20220376567
    Abstract: A motor includes a rotor fixed to a rotary shaft, a stator arranged so as to surround the rotor with a gap from the rotor in a radial direction orthogonal to an axis direction of the rotary shaft, and a case accommodating the rotor and the stator. The rotor includes a plurality of rotor cores made from a soft magnetic material, and a rotor fixing member that fixes the rotor cores. The stator includes a plurality of stator cores made from a soft magnetic material, a stator fixing member that fixes the stator cores, and coils wound around the stator cores, respectively. The motor includes at least two sets of the rotor and the stator, and the sets are stacked in an axis direction of the rotary shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 3, 2022
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Inventors: Mayumi TAKAZAWA, Kazuaki HAGA, Toshimitsu TAKAHASHI, Takuya NOMURA, Shinya SANO, Yasuhide YAGYU, Takeshi TOMONAGA, Hisanori KOMA, Keiu KANADA
  • Publication number: 20220246905
    Abstract: Provided are a negative electrode that is for use in a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery, includes a porous metal body as a current collector, contains a skeleton-forming agent highly infiltrated in the current collector so that It is less likely to suffer from structural degradation and provides improved cycle durability; and a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including such a negative electrode. The negative electrode for use in a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery includes a current collector including a porous metal body; a first negative electrode material disposed in pores of the porous metal body and including a conductive aid, a binder, and a negative electrode active material including a silicon-based material; and a second negative electrode material disposed in pores of the porous metal body and including a skeleton-forming agent including a silicate having a siloxane bond.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Kiyoshi Tanaami, Toshimitsu Tanaka, Yuji Isogai, Makiko Takahashi, Shintaro Aoyagi, Takashi Mukai, Yuta Ikeuchi, Taichi Sakamoto, Naoto Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20220246919
    Abstract: To provide a negative electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries, by which durability deterioration and structural deterioration of the electrode is suppressed, and cycle durability and energy density can be improved by suppressing generation of voids in the inside of the porous metal, and a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery including the same. A negative electrode for nonaqueous electrolyte secondary batteries, having a current collector made of porous metal, and a negative electrode material placed in pores of the porous metal, the negative electrode material including a first negative electrode active material placed on an internal surface of each of the pores and including a silicon-based material; a skeleton forming agent placed on the first negative electrode active material and including a silicate having a siloxane bond; and a second negative electrode active material placed on the skeleton forming agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Inventors: Kiyoshi TANAAMI, Toshimitsu TANAKA, Yuji ISOGAI, Makiko TAKAHASHI, Shintaro AOYAGI, Takashi MUKAI, Yuta IKEUCHI, Taichi SAKAMOTO, Naoto YAMASHITA
  • Publication number: 20220231299
    Abstract: To provide a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery which enables to suppress durability deterioration, improve energy density, and further suppress a decrease in the function of the nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery cell. A nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, comprising: a positive electrode; and a negative electrode, wherein the negative electrode has: a current collector comprising a porous metal body; and a negative electrode material disposed in pores of the porous metal body, the negative electrode material comprises a negative electrode active material comprising a silicon-based material, a skeleton-forming agent comprising a silicate having a siloxane bond, a conductive auxiliary, and a binder, and a content of the skeleton-forming agent in an outside in a surface direction of the negative electrode is higher than a content of the skeleton-forming agent in an inside in the surface direction of the negative electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2022
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Inventors: Kiyoshi Tanaami, Toshimitsu Tanaka, Yuji Isogai, Shintaro Aoyagi, Makiko Takahashi, Tomohiro Kinoshita, Takashi Mukai, Yuta Ikeuchi, Taichi Sakamoto, Naoto Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20220032632
    Abstract: A recording apparatus includes a tank including a chamber configured to store liquid to be supplied to a recording head that ejects the liquid and a filling port from which the liquid is injected into the chamber, and an injection auxiliary member configured to assist injecting of the liquid into the chamber from the filling port, the injection auxiliary member including a first and a second flow channels each defined by a first or a second upper end portion that opens toward outside of the tank and a first or a second lower end portion that opens toward inside of the tank, wherein the second flow channel has an expansion portion arranged in a middle portion between the second upper end portion and the second lower end portion and configured to form a step to expand a cross-sectional area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Inventors: Yusuke Naratani, Koya Iwakura, Hideaki Matsumura, Tetsu Hamano, Nobuhiro Toki, Daiju Takeda, Fumie Kameyama, Koki Shimada, Shota Asada, Ken Takenaga, Yusuke Tanaka, Yuta Araki, Taiji Maruyama, Atsushi Matsuyama, Kousuke Tanaka, Toshimitsu Takahashi, Nanae Uchinuno
  • Patent number: 11188945
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus which is configured to access a database in which a characteristic of a person and advertisement information are associated with each other for each one in an area group within a movement range of a moving object, and configured to control a movement of the moving object, the information processing apparatus comprising: a detection unit configured to detect a specific person that exists within a predetermined distance from the moving object; an acquisition unit configured to acquire a characteristic of the specific person detected by the detection unit; an extraction unit configured to extract, from the database, specific advertisement information about a specific area in a movement route to a destination point of the moving object based on the characteristic of the specific person acquired by the acquisition unit; and an output unit configured to output the specific advertisement information extracted by the extraction unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Hiramatsu, Kazumasa Tokuhashi, Toshimitsu Takahashi, Yukinobu Maruyama
  • Patent number: 11189270
    Abstract: A dialogue system including a processor, a memory, an audio input apparatus, an audio output apparatus, a touch input apparatus, and a display unit. The processor receives an input from the voice or a touch input apparatus, analyzes the content of the input, and selects a scenario corresponding to the input data from preset scenario information. The processor generates the output data specified in the scenario, calculates the priority of the input data, and determines the presence or absence of the scenario being prepared for the output data. When there is the scenario under generating the output data, the processor changes the output method of the scenario to be executed based on the priority.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 30, 2021
    Assignee: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Toshimitsu Takahashi, Yoshitaka Hiramatsu, Kazumasa Tokuhashi, Tasuku Soga
  • Publication number: 20210328490
    Abstract: In an axial gap motor, a rotor includes a plurality of rotor cores fixed in a circumferential direction of a rotor base, and a stator includes a plurality of stator cores fixed in a circumferential direction of a stator base, and coils wound around the stator cores. End faces of each of the rotor cores and end faces of the corresponding stator core are opposed to each other while being exposed to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Keiu KANADA, Kazuaki HAGA, Toshimitsu TAKAHASHI, Mayumi TAKAZAWA, Takuya NOMURA, Shinya SANO, Takeshi TOMONAGA, Hisanori KOMA, Yasuhide YAGYU, Kensuke KOMORI, Tatsuhiko HIRANO, Masaaki ITO, Hiroaki WAKIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210309031
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes: a tank configured to contain ink; a print head configured to eject ink supplied from the tank; a supply flow path through which liquid is supplied from the tank to the print head; a collection flow path through which liquid is collected from the print head to the tank; a circulation unit configured to circulate ink inside a circulation flow path including the tank, the supply flow path, the print head, and the collection flow path; and a cooling unit configured to cool the tank by blowing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Inventors: Akira Kida, Hideaki Nagahara, Hiroyuki Saito, Takao Kawai, Nanae Uchinuno, Toshimitsu Takahashi
  • Patent number: 11072195
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes: a tank configured to contain ink; a print head configured to eject ink supplied from the tank; a supply flow path through which liquid is supplied from the tank to the print head; a collection flow path through which liquid is collected from the print head to the tank; a circulation unit configured to circulate ink inside a circulation flow path including the tank, the supply flow path, the print head, and the collection flow path; and a cooling unit configured to cool the tank by blowing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Akira Kida, Hideaki Nagahara, Hiroyuki Saito, Takao Kawai, Nanae Uchinuno, Toshimitsu Takahashi
  • Patent number: 11068288
    Abstract: A dialogue system includes an inquiry step of generating and outputting inquiry information, an input step of accepting a reply, and a guidance step of generating and outputting candidates of guidance information corresponding to the answer. The dialogue system includes a mode for outputting options based on the inquiry information to the touch panel and a dialogue mode for outputting comments based on the inquiry information by the touch panel or the sound output device and selects them according to the operation situation of the dialog system A mode switching step, and the inquiring step and the guiding step use the selected mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazumasa Tokuhashi, Yoshitaka Hiramatsu, Toshimitsu Takahashi, Tasuku Soga
  • Publication number: 20210081993
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus which is configured to access a database in which a characteristic of a person and advertisement information are associated with each other for each one in an area group within a movement range of a moving object, and configured to control a movement of the moving object, the information processing apparatus comprising: a detection unit configured to detect a specific person that exists within a predetermined distance from the moving object; an acquisition unit configured to acquire a characteristic of the specific person detected by the detection unit; an extraction unit configured to extract, from the database, specific advertisement information about a specific area in a movement route to a destination point of the moving object based on the characteristic of the specific person acquired by the acquisition unit; and an output unit configured to output the specific advertisement information extracted by the extraction unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: Yoshitaka HIRAMATSU, Kazumasa TOKUHASHI, Toshimitsu TAKAHASHI, Yukinobu MARUYAMA
  • Patent number: 10832841
    Abstract: An electromagnetic steel sheet that can maintain satisfactory processability and thermostability, and exhibit a high space factor when used as, for example, a motor or transformer core material is provided. Such electromagnetic steel sheet comprises a coat containing an organic material provided on one outermost surface thereof, and a coat containing low-melting glass provided at least partially on the other outermost surface thereof. A motor core comprising such electromagnetic steel sheet is also provided. A method for producing such electromagnetic steel sheet and a method for producing such motor core are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Toshimitsu Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10821609
    Abstract: A robot control apparatus that performs communication with a plurality of robots R according to a communication environment includes: a wireless communication environment map creation unit that collects communication environment data transmitted from the plurality of robots and creates a wireless communication environment map; a service determination unit that determines change in services to be performed by the plurality of robots on the basis of the created wireless communication environment map; and a communication interface that performs communication with the plurality of robots using the wireless communication environment such as a wireless communication access point. The service determination unit determines a change process of dispositions of the plurality of robots, a stop process and a restoration process of functions thereof, or a change process of the service scenarios thereof on the basis of the wireless communication environment map.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazumasa Tokuhashi, Yoshitaka Hiramatsu, Toshimitsu Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20200127544
    Abstract: A manufacturing method for a rotor core included in a rotor of a motor punches an electromagnetic steel sheet includes punching a plurality of plates for rotor core from an electromagnetic steel sheet; producing a rotor-core precursor by stacking up the plates for rotor core; manufacturing a rotor core by annealing an outer circumferential region of the rotor-core precursor at a first predetermined temperature, and annealing an inner circumferential region of the rotor-core precursor at a second predetermined temperature; the first predetermined temperature being a temperature at which grain growth of crystals of the electromagnetic steel sheet is promoted; and the second predetermined temperature being a temperature at which grain growth of the crystals of the electromagnetic steel sheet is not promoted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshimitsu TAKAHASHI, Shigeto TAKEUCHI, Mayumi TAKAZAWA
  • Publication number: 20200047512
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes: a tank configured to contain ink; a print head configured to eject ink supplied from the tank; a supply flow path through which liquid is supplied from the tank to the print head; a collection flow path through which liquid is collected from the print head to the tank; a circulation unit configured to circulate ink inside a circulation flow path including the tank, the supply flow path, the print head, and the collection flow path; and a cooling unit configured to cool the tank by blowing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2019
    Publication date: February 13, 2020
    Inventors: Akira Kida, Hideaki Nagahara, Hiroyuki Saito, Takao Kawai, Nanae Uchinuno, Toshimitsu Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10554107
    Abstract: A manufacturing method for a rotor core included in a rotor of a motor punches an electromagnetic steel sheet includes punching a plurality of plates for rotor core from an electromagnetic steel sheet; producing a rotor-core precursor by stacking up the plates for rotor core; manufacturing a rotor core by annealing an outer circumferential region of the rotor-core precursor at a first predetermined temperature, and annealing an inner circumferential region of the rotor-core precursor at a second predetermined temperature; the first predetermined temperature being a temperature at which grain growth of crystals of the electromagnetic steel sheet is promoted; and the second predetermined temperature being a temperature at which grain growth of the crystals of the electromagnetic steel sheet is not promoted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshimitsu Takahashi, Shigeto Takeuchi, Mayumi Takazawa
  • Patent number: 10535454
    Abstract: Provided is a compressed powder core that can suppress a decrease in the inductance even when a high magnetic field (of greater than or equal to 40 kA/m) is applied to the compressed powder core while suppressing an iron loss and a decrease in the strength of the compressed powder core. The compressed powder core 1A has soft magnetic particles 11A and aluminum nitride layers 12A formed on the surface layers of the respective soft magnetic particles 11A. The compressed powder core 1A has a ratio of the first differential relative permeability ??L to the second differential relative permeability ??H satisfying a relationship of ??L/??H?6, and has a magnetic flux density of greater than or equal to 1.4 T when a magnetic field of 60 kA/m is applied. The soft magnetic particles of the compressed powder core 1A contain Si in the range of 1.0 to 3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Daisuke Okamoto, Toshimitsu Takahashi, Sinjiro Saigusa, Kohei Ishii, Naoki Iwata, Jung Hwan Hwang, Masashi Ohtsubo, Takeshi Hattori, Masashi Hara
  • Publication number: 20190392822
    Abstract: A dialogue system including a processor, a memory, an audio input apparatus, an audio output apparatus, a touch input apparatus, and a display unit. The processor receives an input from the voice or a touch input apparatus, analyzes the content of the input, and selects a scenario corresponding to the input data from preset scenario information. The processor generates the output data specified in the scenario, calculates the priority of the input data, and determines the presence or absence of the scenario being prepared for the output data. When there is the scenario under generating the output data, the processor changes the output method of the scenario to be executed based on the priority.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Toshimitsu TAKAHASHI, Yoshitaka HIRAMATSU, Kazumasa TOKUHASHI, Tasuku SOGA
  • Publication number: 20190391828
    Abstract: A dialogue system includes an inquiry step of generating and outputting inquiry information, an input step of accepting a reply, and a guidance step of generating and outputting candidates of guidance information corresponding to the answer. The dialogue system includes a mode for outputting options based on the inquiry information to the touch panel and a dialogue mode for outputting comments based on the inquiry information by the touch panel or the sound output device and selects them according to the operation situation of the dialog system A mode switching step, and the inquiring step and the guiding step use the selected mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Kazumasa TOKUHASHI, Yoshitaka HIRAMATSU, Toshimitsu TAKAHASHI, Tasuku SOGA