Patents by Inventor Toshio Yamada

Toshio Yamada 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).

  • Patent number: 12013239
    Abstract: An external controller specifies the direction of a surveying instrument with respect to a laser marking instrument to calculate a first relative angle as an angle relative to the surveying instrument, calculates a second relative angle as an angle relative to a target line based on design information, and calculates a differential angle between the first relative angle and the second relative angle, thereby rotating a marking laser emitter by the differential angle to project marking laser light onto the target line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2024
    Assignee: Topcon Corporation
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Nishita, Toshio Yamada
  • Patent number: 12007962
    Abstract: The present management system includes a design database recording member identification information and member shape information on construction members constituting a construction object, a measurement database recording point coordinates of measurement points of the construction object, a member shape information acquiring unit configured to acquire the member shape information of a shape calculation member selected among the construction members recorded in the design database, a member in-range determining unit configured to determine whether coordinates of an object point selected among the measurement points recorded in the measurement database are of the shape calculation member by using the member shape information of the shape calculation member, and an allocated measurement data creating unit configured to record the object point in association with member identification information of the shape calculation member in the measurement database.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2024
    Assignee: TOPCON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi Doji, Toshio Yamada, Nobuyuki Nishita
  • Patent number: 11953891
    Abstract: Provided is a work management system enabling real-time inspection by simultaneously performing work and measurements. The work management system includes a tool including a communication unit and a trigger switch, a camera unit including a communication unit, a camera capable of identifying 3D camera coordinates from an image, a posture detecting device configured to acquire camera posture information, a control unit, and a prism, and a surveying instrument including a communication unit, a tracking unit, a distance-measuring unit, an angle-measuring unit, and a control unit, wherein upon detection that the trigger switch has been used, the camera unit collects camera posture information by the posture detecting device, a tool image by the camera, position coordinates of the prism measured by the surveying instrument, and orientation information of the camera unit viewed from the surveying instrument, and obtains and stores position coordinates of a tip end position of the tool.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: TOPCON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Yanobe, Toshio Yamada, Kazuki Osaragi
  • Patent number: 11868325
    Abstract: A management system of the present invention includes a design database storing member identification information, member coordinates, and member shapes of construction members constituting a construction object, a management member selecting unit configured to select a management member to be managed among the construction members stored in the design database, a related member selecting unit configured to select a related member adjacent to the management member from the design database, a boundary information creating unit configured to select an adjacent portion between the management member and the related member, and with respect to the adjacent portion, as boundary information, associate identification information, adjacent portion coordinates, an adjacent portion shape of the adjacent portion, member identification information of the management member, and member identification information of the related member with each other, and a comparison result database configured to store information associate
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: TOPCON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi Doji, Toshio Yamada, Nobuyuki Nishita, Satoshi Yanobe
  • Publication number: 20230405554
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a granulation adsorbent having high strength and in particular stability in water that ensures certain throughputs at low costs. The granulated adsorbent of the invention comprises a metal-cyano complex as an effective component, a flocculation precipitant for flocculation precipitation of the metal-cyano complex from slurry containing the metal-cyano complex, a binder, and a crosslinking agent. The granulated adsorbent is produced by a step of adding the flocculation precipitant to the metal-cyano complex slurry and then dehydrating the metal-cyano complex slurry to prepare a metal-cyano complex dehydrated cake, a step of heat drying the metal-cyano complex dehydrated cake to prepare a metal-cyano complex dried block, a step of pulverizing the metal-cyano complex dried block into metal-cyano complex powder, and a step of preparing a mixture containing the metal-cyano complex powder, binder and crosslinking agent, and then granulating using the mixture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2021
    Publication date: December 21, 2023
    Applicants: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, FUSO Corporation
    Inventors: Tohru KAWAMOTO, Akira TAKAHASHI, Kimitaka MINAMI, Hisashi TANAKA, Toshio YAMADA, Hiroaki MIKASA, Hiroyuki TAKAHASHI, Takashi SUZAKI
  • Publication number: 20230100796
    Abstract: A target support tool includes: a base member including a first arm and a second arm connectable to each other to form a bent therebetween; a magnetic support part at least on the first arm; and a retroreflector at the bent of the base member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2022
    Publication date: March 30, 2023
    Applicant: TOPCON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuyuki NISHITA, Toshio YAMADA, Kunpei KOMAGAMINE, Noriyasu KIRYUU, Ryosuke JINNOUCHI
  • Publication number: 20230074990
    Abstract: A management system of the present invention includes a design database storing member identification information, member coordinates, and member shapes of construction members constituting a construction object, a management member selecting unit configured to select a management member to be managed among the construction members stored in the design database, a related member selecting unit configured to select a related member adjacent to the management member from the design database, a boundary information creating unit configured to select an adjacent portion between the management member and the related member, and with respect to the adjacent portion, as boundary information, associate identification information, adjacent portion coordinates, an adjacent portion shape of the adjacent portion, member identification information of the management member, and member identification information of the related member with each other, and a comparison result database configured to store information associate
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2021
    Publication date: March 9, 2023
    Inventors: Atsushi DOJI, Toshio YAMADA, Nobuyuki NISHITA, Satoshi YANOBE
  • Publication number: 20230064228
    Abstract: One aspect example is a system for photogrammetry of a building. A memory stores design data and physical material data. The design data includes virtual material information on attributes for each of virtual materials of a virtual building. The physical material data is on the attributes for each of physical materials and generated based on measured data acquired from a physical building constructed on the basis of the design data. A material associating processor is configured to generate pairs of virtual and physical materials by determining an association between the virtual materials and the physical materials based on the virtual material information and the physical material data. An attribute associating processor is configured to determine an association between the virtual material information and the physical material data in accordance with the attributes for each of the pairs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2021
    Publication date: March 2, 2023
    Applicants: Topcon Corporation, RIKEN
    Inventors: Satoshi WADA, Atsushi SHINJO, Takayo OGAWA, Takeharu MURAKAMI, Yasufumi FUKUMA, Zaxing MAO, Satoshi YANOBE, Toshio YAMADA
  • Publication number: 20230069309
    Abstract: A tilt analysis method analyzing a tilt of a columnar object is disclosed. The tilt analysis method includes: acquiring a reference value on the basis of a first position of a reflector of a measurement target device attached to a column foot portion of the columnar object; acquiring, in response to an execution instruction, a column top value on the basis of a second position of the reflector of the measurement target device attached to a column top of the columnar object, the execution instruction being received by an input section and inputted via a column top value acquisition instruction section displayed on a display section of a terminal device; generating tilt information indicating in which direction the columnar object tilts based on the reference value and the column top value; and causing the display section to display the tilt information including graphic display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2022
    Publication date: March 2, 2023
    Applicant: TOPCON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshihiro NISHI, Kohei SATO, Motohiro MIYAJIMA, Toshio YAMADA, Takashi TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20230045338
    Abstract: The present management system includes a design database recording member identification information and member shape information on construction members constituting a construction object, a measurement database recording point coordinates of measurement points of the construction object, a member shape information acquiring unit configured to acquire the member shape information of a shape calculation member selected among the construction members recorded in the design database, a member in-range determining unit configured to determine whether coordinates of an object point selected among the measurement points recorded in the measurement database are of the shape calculation member by using the member shape information of the shape calculation member, and an allocated measurement data creating unit configured to record the object point in association with member identification information of the shape calculation member in the measurement database.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2021
    Publication date: February 9, 2023
    Inventors: Atsushi DOJI, Toshio YAMADA, Nobuyuki NISHITA
  • Publication number: 20230015599
    Abstract: A management system includes a design database of construction members, a measurement database of the construction members, a construction database recording construction data of the construction members, a construction member selecting unit, a peripheral member selecting unit, a model creating unit configured to create a design model of the construction member and a measurement model of the peripheral member, a corrected model creating unit configured to create a design corrected model by synthesizing the design model and the measurement model, and a corrected construction plan creating unit configured to select a construction designated member based on the design corrected model, and record, with respect to the construction designated member, coordinates and a shape of the design corrected model as construction designated member coordinates and a construction designated member shape, and construction content of the construction designated member as construction inspection content, in a corrected constructio
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2020
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Inventors: Atsushi DOJI, Toshio YAMADA, Nobuyuki NISHITA, Satoshi YANOBE, Junki KANEKO
  • Publication number: 20220414066
    Abstract: Data management to reflect an actual construction status in design is realized. In order to achieve the object, a management system includes a design database recording, with respect to members of a construction object, design data of at least member IDs, member coordinates, member shapes, a measurement database recording measurement data of the construction object, a starting point member selecting unit configured to select a starting point member from the design database, a measurement information selecting unit configured to select the measurement data corresponding to the starting point member from the measurement database, and an actual status model creating unit configured to create an actual status model with respect to the starting point member by performing shape correction of a design model of the starting point member created from the design database by using the measurement data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2020
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Inventors: Atsushi DOJI, Toshio YAMADA, Nobuyuki NISHITA, Satoshi YANOBE, Junki KANEKO
  • Publication number: 20220155068
    Abstract: A tilt analysis system including: a surveying device configured to survey a position of a survey target device by irradiating the survey target device with surveying light, the survey target device including an attachment portion to be attached to a columnar object, and a reflector that reflects the surveying light; a portable terminal device; a reference value acquisition unit configured to acquire a first point obtained by surveying the position of the survey target device attached to a bottom of the columnar object; a column top value acquisition unit configured to acquire a second point obtained by surveying the position of the survey target device attached to the top of the columnar object; a tilt analysis unit configured to generate tilt information indicating in which direction the columnar object tilts; and a tilt information output unit configured to output the tilt information generated by the tilt analysis unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2021
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicant: Topcon Corporation
    Inventors: Kunpei KOMAGAMINE, Toshio YAMADA, Nobuyuki NISHITA
  • Publication number: 20220099443
    Abstract: An external controller specifies the direction of a surveying instrument with respect to a laser marking instrument to calculate a first relative angle as an angle relative to the surveying instrument, calculates a second relative angle as an angle relative to a target line based on design information, and calculates a differential angle between the first relative angle and the second relative angle, thereby rotating a marking laser emitter by the differential angle to project marking laser light onto the target line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2021
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Applicant: Topcon Corporation
    Inventors: Nobuyuki NISHITA, Toshio YAMADA
  • Publication number: 20210406415
    Abstract: For creation of a construction model, a construction model creation system of the present invention includes a work results database storing position coordinates of work results, a work results extracting unit configured to extract the work results that are necessary from the work results database, a model creating unit configured to create a model from the extracted work results, a model determining unit configured to store a determined element of the model created by the model creating unit as a construction model of the construction work, and a construction model database configured to store the construction model determined by the model determining unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Inventors: Atsushi DOJI, Satoshi YANOBE, Toshio YAMADA
  • Publication number: 20210341908
    Abstract: Provided is a work management system enabling real-time inspection by simultaneously performing work and measurements. The work management system includes a tool including a communication unit and a trigger switch, a camera unit including a communication unit, a camera capable of identifying 3D camera coordinates from an image, a posture detecting device configured to acquire camera posture information, a control unit, and a prism, and a surveying instrument including a communication unit, a tracking unit, a distance-measuring unit, an angle-measuring unit, and a control unit, wherein upon detection that the trigger switch has been used, the camera unit collects camera posture information by the posture detecting device, a tool image by the camera, position coordinates of the prism measured by the surveying instrument, and orientation information of the camera unit viewed from the surveying instrument, and obtains and stores position coordinates of a tip end position of the tool.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2021
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Inventors: Satoshi YANOBE, Toshio YAMADA, Kazuki OSARAGI
  • Publication number: 20210256679
    Abstract: The system 1 of an aspect example is used for building photogrammetry. The design data 141 includes virtual material information, which includes virtual material position information, on attributes for each virtual material of a virtual building. The physical material data 142, which includes physical material position data, is generated based on measured data of a physical building constructed based on the design data 141, relates to the attributes for each physical material. The material associating processor 151 generates pairs of virtual and physical materials by determining an association between the virtual and physical materials based on the virtual material position information and the physical material position data. For each of the pairs, the attribute associating processor 152 determines an association between the virtual material information and the physical material data in accordance with the attributes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 18, 2021
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Applicant: Topcon Corporation
    Inventors: Yasufumi FUKUMA, Mao ZAIXING, Satoshi YANOBE, Toshio YAMADA
  • Patent number: 10988297
    Abstract: Provided is a novel bag-in-box having a small load on the environment. A bag-in-box includes a box body including a corrugated cardboard as a forming material, and a flexible inner bag that is accommodated in the interior of the box body, in which the inner bag is formed of a material containing a biomass-derived polyolefin resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: FUJIMORI KOGYO CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Toshio Yamada
  • Patent number: 10710324
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of a honeycomb structure forming die includes a linear slit forming step of forming, in a kneaded material discharging surface of a die substrate, a plurality of linear slits which are straight from one end to the other end on the kneaded material discharging surface, a slit sealing material disposing step of disposing a slit sealing material in parts of the plurality of linear slits, and a back hole forming step of forming back holes to introduce a kneaded material, in a kneaded material introducing surface of the die substrate which is present on a side opposite to the kneaded material discharging surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: NGK Insulators, Ltd.
    Inventors: Toshihiro Hirakawa, Toshio Yamada, Yukio Miyairi
  • Patent number: 10435331
    Abstract: A honeycomb structure includes a honeycomb substrate including latticed partition walls which define a plurality of cells extending from one end face to the other end face and forming through channels for fluid and a honeycomb outer wall, and a flange portion attached to a part of the honeycomb outer wall of the honeycomb substrate, and including latticed flange partition walls which define a plurality of flange cells extending from one flange end face to the other flange end face and a flange outer wall, and in the honeycomb substrate, a ratio of a non-outer wall region in which the honeycomb outer wall is not disposed is in a range of 10 to 90% to a total area of a substrate circumferential surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: NGK Insulators, Ltd.
    Inventor: Toshio Yamada