Patents by Inventor Yasuhiro Suzuki

Yasuhiro Suzuki 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: 20180186348
    Abstract: A method is provided for controlling a braking device which controls a braking force of towed vehicles in a combination vehicle which includes a towing vehicle and a plurality of towed vehicles towed by the towing vehicle, and in which the towing vehicle and the towed vehicle are coupled by a coupler and the towed vehicles are coupled by couplers. In the method for controlling the braking device, after the towed vehicle that is located on a rearmost side is made not to move, imparting a braking force to the plurality of towed vehicles towed by the towing vehicle starting in order from the towed vehicle located on a rear side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2015
    Publication date: July 5, 2018
    Applicant: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Gakushi KOMATSU, Yasuhiro SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 10000208
    Abstract: A vehicle control apparatus detects position and speed of a host vehicle, detects position and speed of each of a stationary object and a moving object which are ahead of the host vehicle, calculates a passing position at which the host vehicle passes the moving object based on the position and the speed of the host vehicle and the position and the speed of the moving object, sets an area around the stationary object, and when the passing position is within the area, controls travel of the host vehicle to move the passing position out of the area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yasuhiro Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10001782
    Abstract: A target pathway generating device basically has a generating unit that generates a target pathway at a predetermined timing for controlling the driving of a vehicle in a predetermined section, and a setting unit that sets a target vehicle speed in advance at a section endpoint of the section in which the vehicle is currently driven. The target vehicle speed is used when the generating unit cannot generate a target pathway at the predetermined timing. The setting unit sets the target vehicle speed based on road information in the predetermined section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yasuhiro Suzuki
  • Patent number: 9994220
    Abstract: A target vehicle speed generating device basically includes a determination unit and a correction unit. The determination unit determines whether or not a sudden change point is present in the target vehicle speed contained in the corrects the target vehicle speed so as to eliminate the sudden change point upon determining that the sudden change point is present by the determination unit. The sudden change point corresponds to a point at which acceleration changes in excess of a predetermined condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yasuhiro Suzuki
  • Patent number: 9973206
    Abstract: An encoding device 100 encodes a plurality of input text files to a plurality of encoded files by using a static dictionary unit 121 and a dynamic dictionary unit 122. The dynamic dictionary unit 122 is generated in accordance with word appearance frequencies in the plurality of text files. The encoding device 100 generates a coupled encoded file that includes the plurality of encoded files, information on the dynamic dictionary unit 122, and position information that indicates positions of the respective plurality of encoded files.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Masahiro Kataoka, Fumiaki Nakamura, Yasuhiro Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20180131009
    Abstract: In a winding-type battery, the first electrode and the second electrode are wound via the separator to form an electrode group having first and second end surfaces. The first electrode includes a first current collector sheet, and a first active material layer formed on a surface of the first current collector sheet. A first current collecting lead is connected to the first electrode. The second electrode includes a second current collector sheet, and a second active material layer formed on a surface of the second current collector sheet. A second current collecting lead is connected to the second electrode. At an end of the first electrode that is disposed on the first end surface and/or an end of the first electrode that is disposed on the second end surface, at least a winding termination portion located on the outermost periphery of the electrode group has a notch.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2016
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Inventors: YUKI SUEHIRO, SEIICHI AOKI, YASUHIRO SUZUKI, KATSUHISA WADASAKI
  • Patent number: 9965448
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable recording medium stores an encoding program that causes a computer to execute a process. The process includes first encoding a first character string in input data to a first code, when the first character string being registered in a first dictionary, the first code being associated with the first character string in the first dictionary; second encoding a second character string in input data to a second code and registering the second character string to a dynamic dictionary, when the second character string being not registered in the first dictionary, the second code being associated with the second character string and preliminary information in the dynamic dictionary; and generating encoded data including the encoded input data and the dynamic dictionary.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Masahiro Kataoka, Yasuhiro Suzuki, Tatsuhiro Sato
  • Publication number: 20180119998
    Abstract: The inside of a casing constituting an indoor unit of an air-conditioning apparatus is laterally divided by an air passage partition so that an air passage chamber housing an indoor fan and an indoor heat exchanger is defined close to a casing side panel. A space in the casing close to the casing side panel is further vertically divided by a partition having through holes and so that a pipe connection chamber housing parts of the extension pipes, flare joints, and indoor pipes is defined in an upper portion and a pipe draw-out chamber in which the extension pipes are arranged is defined in a lower portion. Gaps between outer peripheries of the extension pipes and inner peripheries of the through holes are filled with insulations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Publication date: May 3, 2018
    Inventors: Yasuhiro SUZUKI, Takao KOMAI, Akira MAEDA, Takaaki TAKISHITA
  • Publication number: 20180106516
    Abstract: Provided is a refrigeration cycle apparatus including a refrigerant circuit configured to circulate refrigerant, a heat exchanger unit accommodating a heat exchanger of the refrigerant circuit, and a controller configured to control the heat exchanger unit, in which the heat exchanger unit includes an air-sending fan, and an electric refrigerant detection unit, the controller is configured to operate the air-sending fan when the controller detects leakage of the refrigerant on the basis of a detection signal from the electric refrigerant detection unit, and the controller is configured to stop electric supply to the electric refrigerant detection unit when a rotation speed of the air-sending fan becomes equal to or larger than a first threshold value under a state in which the electric refrigerant detection unit is supplied with electricity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2016
    Publication date: April 19, 2018
    Inventors: Kenyu TANAKA, Masahiko TAKAGI, Yasuhiro SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 9938096
    Abstract: A sheet supply apparatus detachably attached to an image forming apparatus is configured to receive a drive force from the image apparatus to supply sheet to the image forming apparatus. The sheet supply apparatus includes a sheet supply tray, a sheet supply roller, a first transmission mechanism configured to transmit a drive force from the image forming apparatus to the sheet supply roller, a second transmission mechanism including an output member and configured to transmit a drive force supplied from the image forming apparatus to the output member, a clutch mechanism configured to intermittently transmit a drive force from the image forming apparatus to the second transmission mechanism, a latch member pivotable between a restriction position and an allowance position, a change cam, a sector gear, a rotational force applying member, an engaging member, a first engagement portion, a second engagement portion, and an electromagnetic solenoid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yohei Hashimoto, Yasuhiro Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20180094844
    Abstract: Provided is a refrigeration cycle apparatus including: a refrigeration cycle configured to circulate refrigerant; a heat exchanger unit configured to accommodate at least a heat exchanger of the refrigeration cycle; and a controller configured to control the heat exchanger unit, in which: the heat exchanger unit includes: an air-blowing fan; and a refrigerant detection unit configured to detect a concentration of leaked refrigerant and to output a detection signal to the controller; and the controller is configured to operate the air-blowing fan when detecting leakage of the refrigerant, and to stop the air-blowing fan triggered by becoming positive from negative of a temporal change of the concentration of the leaked refrigerant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2015
    Publication date: April 5, 2018
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventor: Yasuhiro SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20180078881
    Abstract: In an injection-molded mesh filter, a mesh member for filtering out a foreign substance from a fluid includes: a plurality of horizontal bars; a plurality of vertical bars perpendicular to the horizontal bars; and a rectangular opening defined by an adjacent pair of horizontal bars and an adjacent pair of vertical bars. The horizontal bars and the vertical bars have a substantially ellipsoidal cross-sectional shape. Also, the opening is formed of smooth side faces of the adjacent pair of horizontal bars and smooth side faces of the adjacent pair of vertical bars and the opening at the upstream side of the fluid flow direction flows the fluid in a smoothly-squeezing manner, and the opening at downstream side of the fluid flow direction flows the fluid in a smoothly-expanding manner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2016
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Inventors: Yasuhiro SUZUKI, Shinichiro OKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20180079453
    Abstract: An ROV (Recreational Off-highway Vehicle) includes a plurality of seats located next to each other in a vehicle width direction, a left shock absorber, a right shock absorber, and a front cover. An opening is provided in the front cover. An upper end portion of the left shock absorber and an upper end portion of the right shock absorber are visible within the opening when the vehicle is seen from above.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Publication date: March 22, 2018
    Inventors: Yasuhiro SUZUKI, Masayuki KUBO, Takuhiro SHINOZAKI
  • Publication number: 20180068095
    Abstract: A processing equipment includes a processing unit having a plurality of functions. A retaining unit retains a device identifier capable of identifying the processing equipment. An interface unit receives a function authentication key which is a code for setting a specific function among the plurality of functions to be enabled or disabled. A control unit sets the specific function to be enabled or disabled according to the function authentication key when a device identifier included in the received function authentication key coincides with the device identifier retained in the retaining unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2016
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Inventors: Etsushi YAMAZAKI, Osamu ISHIDA, Kazuhito TAKEI, Yasuhiro SUZUKI, Hideki NISHIZAWA
  • Publication number: 20180051153
    Abstract: Provided are heat-expandable microspheres in which the water content can be adjusted easily and quickly by efficiently dehydrating the water present in the heat-expandable microspheres. Resolution Means Heat-expandable microspheres having a structure in which a foaming agent is encapsulated inside an outer shell formed from a polymer, the average value of the degrees of circularity, calculated based on a parameter indicating a particle diameter of each particle of the heat-expandable microspheres and a parameter indicating the circumference, being 0.985 or less are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Publication date: February 22, 2018
    Inventors: Tetsuo EJIRI, Tomohisa HASEGAWA, Mitsuhiro MATSUZAKI, Yasuhiro SUZUKI, Shintaro NOMURA
  • Patent number: 9896548
    Abstract: Provided is a method of producing polyarylene sulfide (PAS) that suppresses side reactions and produces PAS with a high purity and a high molecular weight at a high yield. A method of producing PAS in which a sulfur source and a dihalo aromatic compound are polymerized in an organic amide solvent, the method of producing PAS comprising the following steps 1 to 3: step 1: a preparation step of preparing a mixture containing an organic amide solvent, a sulfur source, water, a dihalo aromatic compound, and an alkali metal hydroxide in an amount that is less than an equimolar amount relative to the sulfur source; step 2: a first-stage polymerization step of initiating a polymerization reaction by heating the mixture, and producing a prepolymer having a dihalo aromatic compound conversion rate of 50% or greater; and step 3: a second-stage polymerization step of adding from 0.11 to 0.3 mol of an alkali metal hydroxide per 1 mol of the sulfur source, and continuing the polymerization reaction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: KUREHA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenji Suzuki, Ken-Ichi Takaki, Yasuhiro Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20180044477
    Abstract: A branched polyarylene sulfide resin includes an —S— substituent group with a cleaved disulfide compound, which has a halogen content of 4,000 ppm or less, a melt viscosity as measured at a temperature of 330° C. and a shear rate of 2 sec?1 of 1.0×104 to 50.0 x 104 Pa·s, and a melt viscoelasticity tan ? as measured at a temperature of 310° C. and an angular velocity of 1 rad/sec of 0.1 to 0.6.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2017
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Applicant: Kureha Corporation
    Inventors: AKIHIRO KONNO, YASUHIRO SUZUKI
  • Patent number: D813836
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2018
    Assignee: JVC KENWOOD CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yasuhiro Suzuki
  • Patent number: D817318
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: JVC KENWOOD Corporation
    Inventor: Yasuhiro Suzuki
  • Patent number: D817321
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: JVC KENWOOD CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yu Sakata, Yasuhiro Suzuki