Patents by Inventor Tsuyoshi Hayashi

Tsuyoshi Hayashi 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: 10759179
    Abstract: Provided is a technique that can reduce at least one of various inconveniences in a sub-tank, such as stock management being complicated. The sub-tank includes: a consumable article containing portion; a sub-tank-side storage unit; and a case that can be detachably attached to multiple slots in a consumable article consumption apparatus and contains the consumable article containing portion. In a state before the sub-tank is first mounted in the slot, the sub-tank-side storage unit stores a sub-tank-side identifier configured to distinguish from another sub-tank, and in a state after the sub-tank is first mounted in the slot, the sub-tank-side storage unit further stores sub-tank-side consumable article information relating to an attribute of the consumable article replenished in a consumable article containing portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shuichi Koganehira, Shigeki Fukushima, Yasuhiko Kosugi, Takahiro Imai, Katsutoshi Ozawa, Tsuyoshi Hayashi, Noriyuki Inukai
  • Patent number: 10744780
    Abstract: A printer has a recording head, a relay container from which ink is supplied to the recording head, and to which the ink is supplied from a terminal container, a pressurizing pump and a depressurizing pump for supplying the ink from the terminal container to the relay container, and a control unit. The control unit calculates an estimated consumption amount of the relay container based on the amount of the ink supplied from the relay container to the recording head, and consumed and the amount of the ink supplied from the terminal container to the relay container, and calculates the amount of the ink supplied from the terminal container to the relay container using the minimum value of tolerance of a supply amount of the depressurizing pump.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Shuichi Koganehira, Yasuhiko Kosugi, Tsuyoshi Hayashi, Toshihiro Shinbara, Kaoru Koike, Ryoji Fujimori
  • Patent number: 10744756
    Abstract: A conveyance device includes a conveyor to convey a conveyed object, a head unit to perform an operation on the conveyed object being conveyed at a first conveyance speed, a sensor to acquire data of the conveyed object, a gauge to output a measured travel amount of the conveyed object, and a processor. The processor includes a calculator to calculate a detection result including at least one of a position, a speed of travel, and a calculated travel amount of the conveyed object based on the data acquired by the sensor; and an adjusting unit to adjust a timing of acquisition of the data acquired while the conveyed object is conveyed at the first conveyance speed, based on the detection result and the measured travel amount of the conveyed object being conveyed at a second conveyance speed lower than the first conveyance speed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Mitsunobu Gohda, Tomoaki Hayashi, Masahiro Mizuno, Tsuyoshi Nagasu, Koichi Kudo, Masayuki Sunaoshi
  • Publication number: 20200256626
    Abstract: A heat exchanger includes: a plate-like fin having one end and an other end in a first direction; and a first heat transfer tube and a second heat transfer tube that each extends through the fin and that are adjacent to each other in a second direction. A portion to which the fin and the first heat transfer tube are connected and a clearance portion that separates between the fin and the first heat transfer tube are disposed between the fin and the first heat transfer tube. The clearance portion is disposed at one end side in the first direction relative to an imaginary center line that passes through a center of the first heat transfer tube in a long side direction and that extends along a short side direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2017
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Shin NAKAMURA, Tsuyoshi MAEDA, Akira ISHIBASHI, Tomoyuki HAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20200243923
    Abstract: A cooling structure includes a power storage stack including power storage cells, first and second end plates, a refrigerant supply path for supplying refrigerant, and first paths each provided in a clearance between two of the adjacent power storage cells. The first end plate is configured to form a second path communicating with the refrigerant supply path in a clearance between a first end of the power storage stack and the first end plate. The second end plate is configured to form a third path communicating with the refrigerant supply path in a clearance between a second end of the power storage stack and the second end plate. The power storage stack is cooled to have a temperature distribution in which the power storage cells disposed on the second end side have temperatures higher than the temperatures of the power storage cells disposed on the first end side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kengo IWAKURA, Tsuyoshi HAYASHI, Isao TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20200235359
    Abstract: A gas vent duct includes a lower case, an upper case, and a valve element. The valve element includes a shaft at its upper part and pivots on the shaft from a blocking position so that the gas vent pathway communicates with the outside of the vehicle compartment. The blocking position is a position in which the valve element blocks the ventilation pathway. The lower case includes a support supporting the shaft so that the valve element is pivotable. The support covers the shaft from above. A recess is defined by a portion of the inner surface of the upper case that is located above the support, the recess being recessed upward. When the recess and the support are seen from above, at least a part of the support is located within the recess.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2020
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi HAYASHI, Isao TAKAHASHI, Kentaro ADACHI
  • Publication number: 20200171854
    Abstract: A liquid ejection apparatus is provided that includes a plurality of liquid ejection head units that are configured to eject liquid onto a conveyed object that is being conveyed; a detection unit that is provided with respect to each liquid ejection head unit of the plurality of liquid ejection head units and is configured to output a detection result indicating at least one of a position, a moving speed, and an amount of movement of the conveyed object with respect to a conveying direction of the conveyed object; and a control unit configured to control each liquid ejection head unit of the plurality of liquid ejection head units to eject the liquid based on the detection result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masayuki SUNAOSHI, Tsuyoshi NAGASU, Tomoaki HAYASHI, Koichi KUDO, Masahiro MIZUNO
  • Publication number: 20200171846
    Abstract: A liquid ejection apparatus is provided that includes a plurality of liquid ejection head units that eject liquid onto a conveyed object at different positions along a conveying path for the conveyed object; a first support member and a second support member that are respectively provided at an upstream side and a downstream side of a landing position of liquid ejected by a corresponding liquid ejection head unit; a detection unit that is installed between the first support member and the second support member for the corresponding liquid ejection head unit and is configured to output a detection result indicating a position of the conveyed object with respect to a direction orthogonal to a conveying direction of the conveyed object; and a moving unit configured to move each liquid ejection head unit based on the detection result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomoaki HAYASHI, Tsuyoshi NAGASU, Masayuki SUNAOSHI, Koichi KUDO, Masahiro MIZUNO
  • Patent number: 10666308
    Abstract: A communication-adapter mounting device is used for mounting a communication adapter that relays communication between an air-conditioning apparatus and another apparatus. The communication-adapter mounting device includes a body into which the communication adapter is to be accommodated and from which the communication adapter is allowed to be removed, and a clip to mount the body to a housing of the air-conditioning apparatus. A mounting plate of the body includes a mounting hole for securing the communication-adapter mounting device to an installation location in which to install the communication adapter. Further, the body has a clip holding mechanism to hold the clip and to allow the clip to be removed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Den Ozaki, Kazuhito Kojima, Hiroshi Omura, Shuichi Kuroki, Yohei Koyanagi, Takuya Niimura, Katsuya Ishigami, Tsuyoshi Hayashi
  • Patent number: 10632770
    Abstract: A conveyance device includes a conveyor to convey a conveyed object, a head unit to perform an operation on the conveyed object, a sensor to obtain surface data of the conveyed object, provided for each head unit, and at least one processor. The processor is configured to calculate a first detection result including at least one of a position, a speed of movement, and an amount of movement of the conveyed object based on the surface data, set a detection area based on the first detection result, calculate a second detection result using the detection area according to the first detection result. The processor is further configured to control operation of the at least one head unit based on the second detection result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masahiro Mizuno, Tomoaki Hayashi, Tsuyoshi Nagasu, Masayuki Sunaoshi, Mitsunobu Gohda
  • Publication number: 20200070499
    Abstract: A liquid droplet ejecting apparatus includes a liquid droplet ejecting portion that includes a plurality of nozzles ejecting liquids as liquid droplets, a cap configured to be in a capping state in which a space in which the plurality of nozzles are open is formed, a detection portion configured to detect an abnormality of an ejecting state of the liquid droplets from the nozzles, and a control portion that estimates that a malfunction of the cap causes the abnormality of the ejecting state when the abnormality of the ejecting state occurs in the capping state, in which the control portion causes a notification portion to perform a display corresponding to the malfunction of the cap when the control portion estimates that the malfunction of the cap causes the abnormality of the ejecting state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2019
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Kazunaga SUZUKI, Tsuyoshi HAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20200067556
    Abstract: A communication-adapter mounting device is used for mounting a communication adapter that relays communication between an air-conditioning apparatus and another apparatus. The communication-adapter mounting device includes a body into which the communication adapter is to be accommodated and from which the communication adapter is allowed to be removed, and a clip to mount the body to a housing of the air-conditioning apparatus. A mounting plate of the body includes a mounting hole for securing the communication-adapter mounting device to an installation location in which to install the communication adapter. Further, the body has a clip holding mechanism to hold the clip and to allow the clip to be removed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2017
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Inventors: Den OZAKI, Kazuhito KOJIMA, Hiroshi OMURA, Shuichi KUROKI, Yohei KOYANAGI, Takuya NIIMURA, Katsuya ISHIGAMI, Tsuyoshi HAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10570988
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a damper device includes a rotator, a first oscillator, a second oscillator, and two rollers, for example. The rotator is provided with a first opening. The second oscillator includes two guide surfaces recessed in a direction closer to a first center of rotation and a transmitting part capable of moving along the first opening. The two rollers each include a ring supported by the first oscillator and a shaft extending along a second center of rotation inside the ring and rotatably supported by the ring. The shaft comes into contact with a corresponding one of the two guide surfaces of the second oscillator pushed outward in the radial direction by centrifugal force, rolls along the corresponding one of the two guide surfaces by oscillation of the first oscillator, and is pushed by the corresponding one of the two guide surfaces in the circumferential direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignees: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, AISIN AW CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Nasu, Daisuke Hayashi, Yoichi Oi, Takao Sakamoto
  • Publication number: 20200033024
    Abstract: An indoor unit of an air-conditioning apparatus includes: a heat exchanger which generates conditioned air by carrying out heat exchange between refrigerant and indoor air; and a drain pan disposed below a lower end of the heat exchanger to correct dew condensation water. The drain pan includes at a side portion thereof: a side dew receiving portion which receives dew condensation water; and a recessed portion disposed below the side dew receiving portion, the recessed portion being recessed toward an other side portion opposite to the side portion. A side face of the drain pan is provided with a heat insulating sheet covering an entire opening of the recessed portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi HAYASHI, Kazuhito KOJIMA, Hiroshi OMURA, Shuichi KUROKI, Yohei KOYANAGI, Takuya NIIMURA, Katsuya ISHIGAMI, Den OZAKI
  • Patent number: 10544777
    Abstract: A method of controlling a floating-body wind turbine power generating apparatus including a wind turbine generator disposed on a floating body includes a pitch-angle increasing step of increasing a pitch angle of a blade of the wind turbine generator when the wind turbine generator is stopped, so that an aerodynamic braking force is applied to a rotor of the wind turbine generator. In the pitch-angle increasing step, a first change rate of the pitch angle of the blade in a first period during which the wind turbine generator is in an inclining motion toward an upwind side from a vertical direction due to sway of the floating body, is smaller than a second change rate of the pitch angle of the blade in a second period during which the wind turbine generator is in an inclining motion toward a downwind side from the vertical direction due to the sway of the floating body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2020
    Assignee: MHI VESTAS OFFSHORE WIND A/S
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Wakasa, Satoshi Iwasaki, Yukio Yamashita, Yoshiyuki Hayashi
  • Patent number: 10525499
    Abstract: The control unit, when a first condition in which a minimum value of a suppliable time that is a time it takes for an amount of liquid contained in each supply-side sub tank to reach an amount corresponding to a switching preparation time necessary for switching between the refill-side sub tank and the supply-side sub tank is less than or equal to a maximum value of a full refill refilling time that is a period from when refill processing for performing refilling of the liquid from the main tank is started in each of the plurality of refill-side sub tanks until a state is achieved in which the refill-side sub tank is fully re-filled with liquid and can supply the liquid is satisfied, the refill processing is performed on the plurality of refill-side sub tanks.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Shuichi Koganehira, Tsuyoshi Hayashi, Yasuhiko Kosugi
  • Patent number: 10512833
    Abstract: A presentation method includes performing analysis on a swing by using output data from an inertial sensor measuring the swing of an exercise appliance, finishing the analysis, and presenting analysis information based on at least one preset index regarding the swing, on the basis of finishing of the analysis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Ito, Masafumi Sato, Kenya Hayashi
  • Patent number: 10486430
    Abstract: A liquid supplying device includes a first intermediate storage and a second intermediate storage, both of which can supply liquid to a liquid ejecting unit. In a case where a storage amount of one intermediate storage is a first set value, the depressurization of the inside of one intermediate storage is stopped. In a case where a storage amount of the other intermediate storage is a second set value that is smaller than the first set value, first supply control of supplying the liquid from one intermediate storage to the other liquid ejecting unit is performed. In a case where the storage amount of the other intermediate storage is the second set value, second supply control of supplying the liquid from one intermediate storage is performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Toshihiro Shinbara, Ryoji Fujimori, Kaoru Koike, Tsuyoshi Hayashi
  • Patent number: 10488208
    Abstract: A communication system, a control method, and a storage medium, which can guide a user to an action for having the predetermined feeling in accordance with a feeling map. A communication system including: an acquisition unit configured to acquire present position information of a user; a guiding information generation unit configured to generate guiding information in accordance with the present position information and map information in which feeling data is mapped; and a supply unit configured to supply the guiding information to the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takatoshi Nakamura, Akira Tange, Masakazu Yajima, Mitsuru Takehara, Yasunori Kamada, Katsuhisa Aratani, Kazunori Hayashi, Takayasu Kon, Kohei Asada, Kazuhiro Watanabe, Tsuyoshi Abiko, Yuki Koga, Tomoya Onuma
  • Publication number: 20190329219
    Abstract: The production method includes: a gel-crushing step of grinding a crosslinked hydrogel polymer to obtain a particulate crosslinked hydrogel polymer; a heating drying step of obtaining dried particles from the particulate crosslinked hydrogel polymer by using a continuous stirring drying machine; a post-crosslinking step of post-crosslinking the particulate crosslinked hydrogel polymer or the dried particles; and a sizing step of adjusting a particle size of the dried particles or the post-crosslinked dried particles to obtain water-absorbent resin powder. The particulate crosslinked hydrogel polymer contains a gel fluidizer. A gel temperature of the particulate crosslinked hydrogel polymer containing the gel fluidizer, the gel temperature being measured by a contact thermometer, is not lower than 50° C. In the production method, the dried particles or the post-crosslinked dried particles is forcedly cooled before the sizing step.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2017
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Inventors: Hiroyasu WATABE, Mai SATO, Ryota WAKABAYASHI, Yoshihiro SHOBO, Shin-ya KATSUBE, Motohiro IMURA, Koji HONDA, Yoshifumi ADACHI, Tsuyoshi YORINO, Masafumi INOUE, Tomoyuki ARAKE, Hiroki HAYASHI, Naoki KATAKURA, Shin-ichi FUJINO, Kunihiko ISHIZAKI, Tokio SHUTO