Patents by Inventor Toshiyuki Ono

Toshiyuki Ono 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: 11327031
    Abstract: A photon counting X-ray CT apparatus according to an embodiment includes: data acquiring circuitry, and processing circuitry. The data acquiring circuitry is configured to allocate energy measured by signals output from a photon counting detector in response to incidence of X-ray photons to any of a plurality of first energy bins so as to acquire a first data group as count data of each of the first energy bins. The processing circuitry is configured to determine a plurality of second energy bins obtained by grouping the first energy bins in accordance with a decomposition target material that is a material to be decomposed in a imaging region, allocate the first data group to any of the second energy bins so as to generate a second data group, and use the second data group to generate an image representing a distribution of the decomposition target material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenta Moriyasu, Taichiro Shiodera, Shuhei Nitta, Tomoyuki Takeguchi, Hidenori Takeshima, Toshiyuki Ono, Takashi Ida, Hiroaki Nakai
  • Publication number: 20220120715
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a control method includes setting a transmission angle of an ultrasonic wave to a standard angle. The control method further includes transmitting an ultrasonic wave at the set transmission angle and detecting an intensity of a reflected wave from an object. The control method further includes calculating a tilt angle based on a gradient of the intensity. The tilt angle indicates a tilt of the object. The control method further includes resetting the transmission angle based on the tilt angle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2021
    Publication date: April 21, 2022
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Toshiyuki ONO, Atsushi MATSUMURA
  • Patent number: 11300646
    Abstract: A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes an MRI system and a processing circuitry. The MRI system includes a receiving coil to receive a magnetic resonance signal. The processing circuitry is configured to generate an image based on the magnetic resonance signal, the image including a plurality of pixels; calculate a feature value corresponding to a signal value of the pixel; correct the feature values based on a sensitivity of the receiving coil; and reduce noise in the image based on distribution of the corrected feature values.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenzo Isogawa, Toshiyuki Ono, Kenichi Shimoyama, Nobuyuki Matsumoto, Shuhei Nitta, Satoshi Kawata, Toshimitsu Kaneko, Mai Murashima
  • Publication number: 20220083033
    Abstract: An abnormality score calculation apparatus according to an embodiment includes a processing circuit configured to: acquire first data concerning a status of a product or a manufacturing process; calculate based on the first data an abnormality score for a respective one of a plurality of abnormality modes or for a respective one of a plurality of pieces of the first data of various types; and convert a scale of a respective one of a plurality of abnormality scores including the abnormality score in such a manner that the abnormality scores become substantially equal in occurrence degree.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Publication date: March 17, 2022
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Jumpei ANDO, Wataru WATANABE, Takayuki ITOH, Toshiyuki ONO
  • Publication number: 20220067514
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an inference apparatus includes a processor. The processor generates an intermediate signal by processing an input signal with a convolutional neural network. The processor extracts one or more intermediate partial signals each serving as part of the intermediate signal from the intermediate signal. The processor calculates a statistic of the one or more intermediate partial signals. The processor outputs an inference result relating to the input signal and corresponding to the statistic.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2021
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Takashi IDA, Tenta SASAYA, Wataru WATANABE, Takayuki ITOH, Toshiyuki ONO
  • Patent number: 11249051
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a control method includes setting a transmission angle of an ultrasonic wave to a standard angle. The control method further includes transmitting an ultrasonic wave at the set transmission angle and detecting an intensity of a reflected wave from an object. The control method further includes calculating a tilt angle based on a gradient of the intensity. The tilt angle indicates a tilt of the object. The control method further includes resetting the transmission angle based on the tilt angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Ono, Atsushi Matsumura
  • Publication number: 20210357792
    Abstract: In order to assist participants in thinking of an idea by acquiring audio data, it is provided a workshop assistance system, which includes a computer having an arithmetic apparatus configured to execute predetermined processing, a storage device coupled to the arithmetic apparatus, and a communication interface coupled to the arithmetic apparatus, the computer being configured to access solved problem case data including information of solved cases that correspond to problem data, the workshop assistance system comprising: a problem processing module configured to search, by the arithmetic apparatus, solved cases based on problem data that is generated from a discussion among participants; and an idea generation module configured to present, by the arithmetic apparatus, idea data including the generated problem data and information of the solved case found in the search to the participants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Publication date: November 18, 2021
    Applicant: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shuhei FURUYA, Yo TAKEUCHI, Kiyoshi KUMAGAI, Toshiyuki ONO, Masao ISHIGURO, Tatsuya TOKUNAGA, Chisa NAGAI, Takashi SUMIYOSHI, Naoyuki KANDA, Kenji NAGAMATSU, Kenji OHYA
  • Publication number: 20210295110
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a processing apparatus includes a hardware processor. The hardware processor is configured to: cut out, from an input signal, a plurality of partial signals that are predetermined parts in the input signal; execute processing on the plurality of partial signals using neural networks having the same layer structure with each other to generate a plurality of intermediate signals including a plurality of signals corresponding to a plurality of channels; execute predetermined statistical processing on signals for each of the plurality of channels for each of the plurality of intermediate signals corresponding to the plurality of partial signals, to calculate statistics for each channel and generate a concatenated signal by concatenating the statistics of the plurality of respective intermediate signals for each channel; generate a synthetic signal by performing predetermined processing on the concatenated signal; and output an output signal in accordance with the synthetic signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2020
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Takashi Ida, Tenta Sasaya, Wataru Watanabe, Takayuki Itoh, Toshiyuki Ono
  • Patent number: 11076831
    Abstract: An ultrasound diagnosis apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry obtains time-series data having complex values based on a reflected wave of an ultrasound wave transmitted by an ultrasound probe and calculates an expansion coefficient in a case in which the obtained time-series data is expressed as a linear sum of a plurality of mathematical functions, the time-series data having, as an argument, a first parameter related to time. The plurality of mathematical functions are mathematical functions that are possible to be generated on a basis of a function family that has, as arguments, the first parameter and a second parameter different from the first parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoshi Kawata, Toshiyuki Ono, Toshimitsu Kaneko, Tomoyuki Takeguchi, Ryota Osumi, Tomohisa Imamura
  • Patent number: 11076823
    Abstract: An X-ray CT apparatus according to one embodiment includes a photon counting detector and a processing circuitry. The photon counting detector includes a plurality of detecting elements configured to detect X-rays. The processing circuitry is configured to set a control parameter corresponding to a position of each detecting element of the plurality of detecting elements in the photon counting detector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Emi Tamura, Hiroaki Miyazaki, Hiroaki Nakai, Toshiyuki Ono
  • Publication number: 20210232947
    Abstract: This signal processing device includes one or more processors. The processors receive, as an input, an input signal that is a third signal obtained by superposing a second signal on a first signal or a fourth signal obtained by converting the third signal, and estimate a feature of the first signal on the basis of the input signal. The processors execute inference on the basis of the feature and outputs an inference result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2020
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEMS & SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tenta SASAYA, Takashi WATANABE, Toshiyuki ONO
  • Publication number: 20210223364
    Abstract: An estimation device includes a controller and an estimator. The estimation device switches a plurality of control conditions which are set so that there is satisfied at least one of conditions that that irradiation patterns of irradiation light radiated to an object are different from each other under the plurality of control conditions, and that light receiving patterns to receive reflected light obtained by reflecting the irradiation light by the object are different from each other under the plurality of control conditions; and estimates characteristics of the object on the basis of object data related to the object acquired by receiving light from one or more light receiving gates under the plurality of control conditions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2020
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tenta SASAYA, Toshiyuki ONO, Wataru WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20210134032
    Abstract: A visualized data generation device includes an acquisitor, an analyzer, and a generator. The acquisitor acquires manufacturing data including one or more pieces of first data Yi regarding a product state with respect to one product. The analyzer analyzes the first data Yi acquired by the acquisitor and derives a first index value with respect to each piece of the first data Yi. The generator generates visualized data including a first analysis result display region for causing a display device to display information about the first index value. The generator generates the visualized data in which an amount of information and a priority is set for each first analysis result display region on the basis of the first index value and a display form of the first analysis result display region is set on the basis of the amount of information and the priority.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Wataru WATANABE, Jumpei ANDO, Takayuki ITOH, Toshiyuki ONO
  • Patent number: 10891580
    Abstract: A service design assistance apparatus includes an input apparatus, a storage, a display, and an arithmetic apparatus. The arithmetic apparatus, in response to a specific request received via an input apparatus, placing objects for a service of a new design target in corresponding areas on the design screen, the objects representing a relevant business, a problem with the business, a value to be obtained by solving the problem, a service to provide the value, and an apparatus or technology needed for the service.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kiyoshi Kumagai, Toshiyuki Ono, Kenji Baba, Masaaki Tanizaki, Masataka Araki
  • Publication number: 20200363377
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an estimation device includes a processor. The processor accepts information. The information is acquired by each of a plurality of ultrasonic sensors transmitting an ultrasonic wave in a second direction toward a weld portion and receiving a reflected wave. The ultrasonic sensors are arranged in a first direction. The second direction crosses the first direction. The processor estimates a range of the weld portion in the second direction based on an intensity distribution of the reflected wave in the second direction. The processor calculates a centroid position of an intensity distribution of the reflected wave in the first direction for each of a plurality of points in the second direction, and estimates a range of the weld portion in the first direction based on a plurality of the centroid positions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Masahiro SAITO, Yasunori CHIBA, Akira USHIJIMA, Toshiyuki ONO, Atsushi MATSUMURA
  • Patent number: 10646186
    Abstract: An X-ray computed tomography (CT) apparatus according to an embodiment includes an X-ray generator, an X-ray detector and processing circuitry. The X-ray generator irradiates X-rays to a subject. The X-ray detector detects the X-rays that have passed through the subject. The processing circuitry calculates an estimated spectrum based on an irradiation spectrum, an estimated length and information indicating a distortion of a spectrum occurring in a path of the X-rays passing through the subject, the estimated length representing an estimated value of an X-ray transmission length of a material of decomposition target. The processing circuitry determines an X-ray transmission length of the material of decomposition target based on the estimated spectrum and a detected spectrum that is a spectrum after the X-rays have passed through the subject and that is detected by the X-ray detector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: CANON MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shuhei Nitta, Toshiyuki Ono, Takashi Ida, Hiroaki Nakai
  • Publication number: 20200033273
    Abstract: A photon counting X-ray CT apparatus according to an embodiment includes: data acquiring circuitry, and processing circuitry. The data acquiring circuitry is configured to allocate energy measured by signals output from a photon counting detector in response to incidence of X-ray photons to any of a plurality of first energy bins so as to acquire a first data group as count data of each of the first energy bins. The processing circuitry is configured to determine a plurality of second energy bins obtained by grouping the first energy bins in accordance with a decomposition target material that is a material to be decomposed in a imaging region, allocate the first data group to any of the second energy bins so as to generate a second data group, and use the second data group to generate an image representing a distribution of the decomposition target material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Kenta Moriyasu, Taichiro Shiodera, Shuhei Nitta, Tomoyuki Takeguchi, Hidenori Takeshima, Toshiyuki Ono, Takashi Ida, Hiroaki Nakai
  • Publication number: 20200018727
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a control method includes setting a transmission angle of an ultrasonic wave to a standard angle. The control method further includes transmitting an ultrasonic wave at the set transmission angle and detecting an intensity of a reflected wave from an object. The control method further includes calculating a tilt angle based on a gradient of the intensity. The tilt angle indicates a tilt of the object. The control method further includes resetting the transmission angle based on the tilt angle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Ono, Atsushi Matsumura
  • Patent number: 10464291
    Abstract: A copper heat dissipation material having a satisfactory heat dissipation performance is provided. The copper heat dissipation material has an alloy layer containing at least one metal selected from Cu, Co, Ni, W, P, Zn, Cr, Fe, Sn and Mo on one or both surfaces, in which surface roughness Sz of the one or both surfaces, measured by a laser microscope using laser light of 405 nm in wavelength, is 5 ?m or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: JX Nippon Mining & Metals Corporation
    Inventors: Hajime Momoi, Satoru Morioka, Toshiyuki Ono, Hideta Arai, Ryo Fukuchi, Atsushi Miki
  • Patent number: 10451568
    Abstract: A photon counting X-ray CT apparatus according to an embodiment includes: data acquiring circuitry, and processing circuitry. The data acquiring circuitry is configured to allocate energy measured by signals output from a photon counting detector in response to incidence of X-ray photons to any of a plurality of first energy bins so as to acquire a first data group as count data of each of the first energy bins. The processing circuitry is configured to determine a plurality of second energy bins obtained by grouping the first energy bins in accordance with a decomposition target material that is a material to be decomposed in a imaging region, allocate the first data group to any of the second energy bins so as to generate a second data group, and use the second data group to generate an image representing a distribution of the decomposition target material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Medical Systems Corporation
    Inventors: Kenta Moriyasu, Taichiro Shiodera, Shuhei Nitta, Tomoyuki Takeguchi, Hidenori Takeshima, Toshiyuki Ono, Takashi Ida, Hiroaki Nakai