Patents by Inventor Yasunobu Hashimoto

Yasunobu Hashimoto 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: 10352631
    Abstract: Provided are a layered heat exchanger that can prevent deterioration of sealing property due to deformation of sealing portions of inlet and outlet header sections when a PTC heater is sandwiched between flat heat exchanger tubes, and is pressed to be brought into close contact with the flat heat exchanger tubes, and a heat medium heating apparatus and a vehicle air-conditioning apparatus using the layered heat exchanger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES THERMAL SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Takamitsu Himeno, Satoshi Kominami, Yasunobu Zyoubouji, Isao Hashimoto
  • Publication number: 20190215566
    Abstract: A digital broadcast receiving apparatus capable of executing a function with a higher added value is provided. A broadcast receiving apparatus configured to receive contents includes: a receiving unit configured to receive the contents; an interface through which the contents received by the receiving unit are outputted; and a control unit configured to control an output state of the contents from the interface. The control unit is configured to determine an output state of the contents from the interface in accordance with a combination of control information indicating a copy control state of the contents, control information for specifying whether protection is required or not when the contents are to be outputted, information indicating resolution of video of the contents, and information indicating transmission characteristics of the video of the contents, which are received by the receiving unit together with the contents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Inventors: Takuya SHIMIZU, Kazuhiko YOSHIZAWA, Yasunobu HASHIMOTO, Nobuo MASUOKA, Nobuaki KABUTO
  • Publication number: 20190208255
    Abstract: A broadcast receiving apparatus includes: a first receiving unit receiving broadcast data for a first transmission method; a second receiving unit receiving broadcast data for a second transmission method; a first decoding unit decoding the broadcast data received by the first receiving unit; a second decoding unit decoding the broadcast data received by the second receiving unit; a video output unit outputting video, the video being generated based on data decoded by the first or second decoding unit; an operation input unit receiving control information from a remote controller; and a control unit controlling the units based on the control information received by the operation input unit. The remote controller includes a button to output control information for switching between a display state and a non-display state of service, the service being linked with a broadcasting program.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: MAXELL, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiko YOSHIZAWA, Takuya SHIMIZU, Nobuo MASUOKA, Yasunobu HASHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20190199064
    Abstract: A substrate including a photonic crystal has a compound semiconductor, dielectric layers, and a first semiconductor layer. The dielectric layers are provided on a surface of the compound semiconductor substrate and disposed at each grating point of a two-dimensional diffraction grating, each of the dielectric layers having an asymmetric shape in relation to at least one edge of the two-dimensional diffraction grating and having a refractive index lower than a refractive index of the compound semiconductor substrate. The first semiconductor layer includes a flat first face covering the dielectric layers and the surface of the compound semiconductor substrate, a layer constituting the first face containing a material capable of being lattice matched to a material constituting the compound semiconductor substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Rei HASHIMOTO, Shinji Saito, Tsutomu Kakuno, Kei Kaneko, Yasunobu Kai, Naotada Okada
  • Patent number: 10321038
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus 1 includes: a GPS receiver unit 115 for acquiring GPS signals; a position information acquisition unit 1022 for acquiring position information corresponding to a position where the image data acquired from the GPS signals received by the GPS receiver unit 115 is acquired; a recording medium 106 for storing the image data and metadata; and an image recording unit 1024 for recording, in the recording medium 106, the image data stored in the RAM 103 and the metadata. If the GPS signals cannot be acquired, the position information acquisition unit 1022 performs a position information acquisition processing for acquiring position information within a preset time. When the position information acquisition unit 1022 acquires the position information, the image recording unit 1024 records, in the recording medium 106, the image data stored in the RAM 103 and the metadata to which the acquired position information is added.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Maxell, Ltd.
    Inventors: Ryuji Nishimura, Motoyuki Suzuki, Yasunobu Hashimoto, Nobuo Masuoka, Hiroshi Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10321186
    Abstract: A broadcast reception device receives a digital broadcast service capable of executing an application cooperating with a broadcast program, and is provided with: a broadcast reception unit which receives broadcast waves of the digital broadcast service; a separation unit which separates video information relating to the broadcast program and application-related information from the received broadcast waves; a broadcast video decoding unit which decodes the video information relating to the broadcast program; an application acquisition unit which acquires an application on the basis of location information included in the application-related information; an application execution unit which executes the acquired application and acquires additional data from a server device; a video conversion unit which converts broadcast program video decoded by the broadcast decoding unit into high-quality video having a higher quality than the video using the acquired additional data; and a display unit which is able to disp
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: MAXELL, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Yoshizawa, Tetsuya Sakamoto, Motoyuki Suzuki, Yasunobu Hashimoto, Nobuaki Kabuto, Keisuke Inata
  • Patent number: 10306295
    Abstract: A digital broadcast receiving apparatus capable of executing a function with a higher added value can include: a broadcast receiving unit configured to receive broadcasting data of broadcasting program contents and location information from a broadcast transmission path, a reference destination for obtaining data related to the broadcasting data being described in the location information; a communication unit configured to receive communication data of the program contents from the reference destination described in the location information via a communication line; a recording/reproducing unit configured to record and reproduce the broadcasting data of the broadcasting program contents received by the broadcast receiving unit; an outputting unit configured to output the broadcasting data of the broadcasting program contents reproduced from the recording/reproducing unit to external equipment; and a server function unit for external equipment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: MAXELL, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuhiko Yoshizawa, Takuya Shimizu, Yasunobu Hashimoto, Mitsunobu Watanabe, Nobuo Masuoka, Masayuki Hirabayashi
  • Patent number: 10298737
    Abstract: A portable terminal apparatus includes a display unit displaying an image, an operation input unit inputting a user operation, and a wireless communication unit performing wireless communication by a wireless LAN, and at a time of startup from a sleep state, a remote control button is displayed on the display unit when a mutual communication with a predetermined access point can be performed in the wireless communication unit, and when the remote control button is selected, a remote control signal corresponding to the selected remote control button is transmitted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: MAXELL, LTD.
    Inventors: Nobuo Masuoka, Yasunobu Hashimoto
  • Publication number: 20190149871
    Abstract: For establishing cooperation among an external device 30, a video display device 10 and a remote control terminal 20 and to achieve cooperative operation among these devices that affords a high level of operability to a user with less burden, the video display device 10 to which an external device 30 and a remote control terminal 20 that remotely operates the external device can be connected, comprising: a connection detection section 140 configured to detect a connection of the external device 30 to the video display device 10; a cooperation establishment section 120 configured to generate a start signal for initiate an application software accepting an operation instruction to the external device 30 on the remote control terminal 20 when the connection detection section 140 detects the connection of the external device 30; and a communication interface 18 configured to transmit the start signal to the remote control terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2016
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: Kazuhiko YOSHIZAWA, Akira ISHIYAMA, Yasunobu HASHIMOTO, Hiroshi SHIMIZU, Mitsunobu WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20190095867
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a portable information terminal and method which comprise a function which more rapidly provides information to a user about a talking partner. To solve the problem, the present invention provides a portable information terminal which is configured to comprise: an input sensor which detects a change in the vicinity thereof; a communication unit which transmits information to and receives information from an external processing device; an output unit which outputs the information; and a control unit which senses a prescribed situation from an input signal change from the input sensor, transmits an instruction signal via the communication unit to the external processing device, receives, from the external processing device via the communication unit, information about a person based on the instruction signal, and outputs the information about the person via the output unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2016
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: Hideo NISHIJIMA, Hiroshi SHIMIZU, Yasunobu HASHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20190095068
    Abstract: Provided is a portable terminal device capable of realizing more preferable usability. The portable terminal device includes a display displaying information such as content on a display screen; a detector detecting a pressing onto the display screen; a tilt angle detector detecting a tilt angle of the portable terminal device; and a display controller performing control for changing a display range of display information displayed on the display screen. The display controller sets, as a reference angle ?0, a tilt angle detected when a pressing having a strength equal to or more than a predetermined value is detected, and controls scrolls so as to change the display range of the display information in the display screen in accordance with a value of a difference between the reference angle ?0 and a tilt angle ?n detected in a pressing-held state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2017
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: Motoyuki SUZUKI, Yasunobu HASHIMOTO, Kazuhiko YOSHIZAWA
  • Publication number: 20190090018
    Abstract: A digital broadcast receiving apparatus capable of executing a function with a higher added value is provided. A broadcast receiving apparatus configured to receive broadcasting data on digital broadcasting is used.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2016
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Inventors: Kazuhiko YOSHIZAWA, Takuya SHIMIZU, Nobuo MASUOKA, Yasunobu HASHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20180352197
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide an information processing device that realizes more suitable ease of use. To accomplish the purpose, there is provided an information processing device provided with a video input unit for acquiring image data from an optical image, a signal receiver unit for acquiring a position computation signal, a communication unit for transmitting the image data, a first memory unit for storing position information pertaining to a place to which the image data is not transmitted, and a control unit for controlling the execution of image data transmission on the basis of the position information acquired from the position calculation signal and the position information stored in the first storage unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2016
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Inventors: Motoyuki SUZUKI, Yasunobu HASHIMOTO, Kazuhiko YOSHIZAWA, Hiroshi SHIMIZU, Shigetaka KIMURA, Shinji SHIBUYA
  • Publication number: 20180352069
    Abstract: Provided are a handy terminal device and a remote control method which have good usabilities. It includes a position information acquiring unit that acquires position information on the terminal device, a height information acquiring unit that acquires height information on the terminal device, a direction detecting unit detecting the direction to which the terminal device is pointed, a tilt detecting unit that detects the tilt of the terminal device, and a memory unit that stores the position information and height information on electric equipment. The height information on the terminal device is calculated from the position information and height information on the electric equipment stored in the memory unit and from the position information on and tilt of the terminal device, and the height information acquiring unit is calibrated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2015
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicants: MAXELL, LTD., MAXELL, LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki HIRABAYASHI, Yasunobu HASHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20180349750
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide an apparatus for managing baggage and a method for managing baggage with which improved usability can be obtained. In order to solve the problem, an apparatus for managing baggage is provided with: a reader unit which reads tag information of a wireless tag attached to a baggage; a storage unit in which the tag information read by the reader unit is stored; and a control unit which makes a determination of a forgotten baggage by comparing the tag information stored in the storage unit with tag information newly read by the reader unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Inventors: Motoyuki SUZUKI, Kazuhiko YOSHIZAWA, Yasunobu HASHIMOTO, Shigetaka KIMURA, Shinji SHIBUYA
  • Patent number: 10129580
    Abstract: The present invention provides a digital broadcast receiver capable of executing functions having higher added values. The broadcast receiver receives a broadcast wave of a digital broadcast service, controls an operation including activation and end of an application that is in cooperation with a broadcast program based on application-related information, and selects control relating to reactivation of the application based on a user's operation. If activation of the application is requested after the end of the application, the broadcast receiver controls the reactivation or non-reactivation of the application in accordance with the selection of control by the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: MAXELL, LTD.
    Inventors: Yasunobu Hashimoto, Motoyuki Suzuki, Kazuhiko Yoshizawa, Nobuo Masuoka
  • Publication number: 20180302663
    Abstract: A digital broadcast receiving apparatus capable of executing a function with a higher added value is provided. A broadcast receiving apparatus configured to receive contents includes: a receiving unit configured to receive the contents; an interface via which the contents received by the receiving unit is outputted; a control unit configured to control an output state of the contents from the interface. In this case, the control unit is configured to determine the output state of the contents from the interface in accordance with a combination of control information indicating a copy control state of the contents, control information for specifying necessity or not of protection when to output the contents, information indicating resolution of video of the contents, and information indicating transmission characteristics of video of the contents, which are received by the receiving unit together with the contents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 20, 2016
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Inventors: Kazuhiko YOSHIZAWA, Takuya SHIMIZU, Yasunobu HASHIMOTO, Nobuo MASUOKA, Nobuaki KABUTO
  • Publication number: 20180292970
    Abstract: This input terminal device 1 for receiving a user operation via a position input object PS is provided with: a position detection unit 106 which detects the position of the position input object; a display unit 109a which displays a cursor; and an operation processing control unit 1024 which causes operation processing to be performed. The operation processing control unit has a plurality of operation modes and one of these modes includes a state M0 in which the operation processing control unit does not cause any operation processing to be performed, except for movement of the cursor in accordance with the position of the position input object. The operation processing control unit is configured to switch between the plurality of operation modes when the user has performed a specific operation by means of the position input object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2015
    Publication date: October 11, 2018
    Inventors: Motoyuki SUZUKI, Yasunobu HASHIMOTO, Nobuo MASUOKA, Hiroshi SHIMIZU, Kazuhiko YOSHIZAWA, Mitsunobu WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20180241951
    Abstract: There is provided an imaging device including: an image processing unit; a face recognition processing unit; a storage unit; and a composition processing unit for generating composite data by a composition process so that persons photographed in each of a plurality of image data are included in one image data. The face recognition processing unit recognizes a first person by performing a face recognition process on first image data. When second image data obtained by photographing a second person at the different photographing timing of the first image data, with the same background as the first image data, is recorded in the storage unit, the composition processing unit generates composite data in which the first person and the second person are superimposed on the same background.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2015
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Inventors: Masayuki HIRABAYASHI, Yasunobu HASHIMOTO, Hiroshi SHIMIZU
  • Publication number: 20180234722
    Abstract: A broadcast receiving apparatus capable of executing a function with a higher added value includes: a receiving unit configured to receive the video data of the digital broadcast program, the program-cooperation data, and the screen layout control information; a video generating unit configured to divide a video display region for a video to be outputted into a plurality of regions on the basis of the screen layout control information, arrange program video information and other information in each of the plurality of regions, and generate video information; a display unit configured to display the output video information; and a control unit which can, where there is no effective screen layout control information control the video generating unit so as not to divide the video display region and to generate the program video information as the output video information until effective screen layout control information is obtained
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2016
    Publication date: August 16, 2018
    Applicant: MAXELL, LTD.
    Inventors: Yasunobu HASHIMOTO, Kazuhiko YOSHIZAWA, Takuya SHIMIZU, Nobuo MASUOKA, Toshiyuki KURITA, Hiroshi SHIMIZU, Yusuke UCHIYAMA