Patents by Inventor Yasuo Takagi

Yasuo Takagi 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: 10781036
    Abstract: A glass roll includes a glass film formed by a downdraw method. The glass film is wound into a roll using a winding roller in a state in which front and back glass surfaces of the glass film formed in the forming operation are exposed, and during the winding operation, the glass film is superposed on a separable protective sheet. The protective sheet extends beyond both sides in a width direction of the glass film. The protective sheet can further be wound on an outer peripheral surface of the glass film by winding only the protective sheet from a trailing end of the glass film in a winding direction of the glass film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON ELECTRIC GLASS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro Tomamoto, Michiharu Eta, Hidetaka Oda, Tatsuya Takaya, Yasuo Yamazaki, Hiroshi Takimoto, Shinichi Ishibashi, Keiji Takagi, Daisuke Nagata, Takahide Nakamura, Toru Sakurabayashi, Katsutoshi Fujiwara, Mitsuharu Noda, Yasuhiko Ogiso, Takahide Fujii
  • Patent number: 10642562
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a plurality of surfaces, and a display device provided on at least one surface among the plurality of surfaces. A plurality of communication sections are arranged to correspond to at least two or more side surfaces with respect to the surface on which the display device is provided among the plurality of surfaces and configured to perform communication within a predetermined distance, each of the plurality of communication sections including different identification information. A control section is configured to perform control of the plurality of communication sections and the display device. When another display apparatus is connected to the display apparatus, the control section periodically performs time synchronization to synchronize an image displayed on the display device with an image displayed on a display device provided in the other display apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yasuo Akatsuka, Masahiro Takagi, Hiroshi Tsurumi, Kojiro Suzuki, Koji Horisaki, Toshihiro Nakamura, Takashi Nakada
  • Publication number: 20190296579
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a wireless power feeding device includes, in a block, coils for wireless power feeding disposed contiguous to at least two side surface sections. The wireless power feeding device includes a coil section for wireless power feeding including, as a set of pairs, respective coils for wireless power feeding and switches respectively connected in series to the coils for wires power feeding, at least two of the pairs being connected in parallel. The wireless power feeding device includes a power supply section connected to the coil section for wireless power feeding and for causing the wireless power feeding device to operate and a switching section for performing switching of the respective switches of the coil for wireless power feeding. A control section performs control for wireless power feeding.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2018
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Yasuo Akatsuka, Masahiro Takagi, Eiji Hori
  • Patent number: 10081872
    Abstract: A hydrogen production system that achieves a highly-efficient hydrogen production operation even when a time-varying electric power source is used is provided. A hydrogen production system includes a capacitor inputting electric power energy from a renewable power supply, and storing electric power, a pulse voltage generation unit generating a pulse voltage having a set amplitude and a set cyclic period by using the electric power stored in the capacitor, and an electrolytic cell applying the generated pulse voltage, and generating hydrogen by high temperature steam electrolysis by using steam supplied into the electrolytic cell.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Masafumi Komai, Masahiko Yamada, Tsuneji Kameda, Yuko Kawajiri, Seiji Fujiwara, Hisao Watanabe, Hiroyuki Yamauchi, Yasuo Takagi
  • Patent number: 10042332
    Abstract: An electric/thermal energy storage schedule optimizing device is provided. The electric/thermal energy storage schedule optimizing device includes a predicting unit setting predicted values of a consumed energy or a supplying energy of a plurality of control-target devices. The electric/thermal energy storage schedule optimizing device also includes a start-stop optimizing unit creating start-stop schedules of the plurality of control-target devices based on the predicted values set by the predicting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Masaaki Saito, Dai Murayama, Kenji Mitsumoto, Yasuo Takagi, Yutaka Iino
  • Patent number: 9915339
    Abstract: A drive force transmission device is provided with a motor shaft, a transmission input shaft, a drive side sprocket, a resolver rotor and a cylindrical resolver retainer. The motor shaft is configured to be connected to a motor rotor of a motor. The driving force transmission shaft is coaxially connected to the motor shaft. The oil pump sprocket is provided on the driving force transmission shaft for rotating an oil pump. The resolver rotor is disposed on the motor shaft adjacent the oil pump sprocket for detecting a rotational position of the motor. The cylindrical resolver retainer is coaxially disposed on the motor shaft to fix the resolver rotor to the motor shaft. The resolver retainer includes a stopper that forms an axial positioning surface for the resolver rotor by contacting an end portion of the motor shaft, and an axial position limiting surface of the oil pump sprocket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 13, 2018
    Assignee: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuo Takagi, Kazuhiro Miyachi
  • Patent number: 9903344
    Abstract: Electric power obtained by wind power generation is used effectively. A power generation system in an embodiment includes: a wind power generation apparatus; a solar thermal power generation apparatus; and an electrothermal converting unit. The solar thermal power generation apparatus includes: a heater heating a heating medium by solar heat; and a heat exchanger exchanging heat of the heating medium heated by the heater and heat of a working fluid to operate a drive mechanism of a power generator. The electrothermal converting unit converts part of electric power generated by the wind power generation apparatus into heat to heat the heating medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Mikhail Rodionov, Yasuo Takagi, Nobuo Okita, Kazuo Takahata, Yoichi Tone, Dai Murayama
  • Patent number: 9702578
    Abstract: An air conditioning control system allows a supply air switching controller to alternately switch outside air control and return air control at a preset switching interval. The supply air switching controller is connected to an air conditioner placed to correspond to each room inside as an air conditioning control subject. The outside air control takes outside air into a temperature/humidity adjustment coil of the air conditioner by opening a first damper provided in the air conditioner in order to adjust an intake volume of the outside air into the air conditioner and by closing a second damper provided in the air conditioner in order to adjust an intake volume of return air from the room inside. The return air control takes the return air from the room inside into the temperature/humidity adjustment coil of the air conditioner by closing the first damper and opening the second damper.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Kenzo Yonezawa, Yasuo Takagi, Nobutaka Nishimura, Yuuichi Hanada, Naoki Makino, Hideki Oono, Akihiro Fujii, Susumu Sugawara, Tomonori Maegawa, Hiroshi Morimoto
  • Patent number: 9648788
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments, a server room managing air conditioning system includes: a first coil; a second coil; and an air supply fan. The first coil adjusts returned air of a server room to a predetermined temperature value lower than a supplied air temperature target value and dehumidifies the returned air. The second coil adjusts the returned air of the server room to a predetermined temperature value higher than the supplied air temperature target value so that the supplied air temperature target value and a supplied air humidity target value can be achieved when the returned air is mixed with air adjusted by the first coil. The air supply fan mixes the returned air and supplies the mixed returned air as the supplied air to the server room.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Dai Murayama, Yasuo Takagi, Yuuichi Hanada, Hideyoshi Ootani, Tomoyuki Kinoshita, Hiroshi Morimoto, Koubun Takahashi
  • Patent number: 9638723
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a status estimation apparatus includes detector, calculator, estimator and specifying unit. Detector detects a status change of any of electrical devices based on measurement data of a current flowing in a distribution line supplies power to the devices. Calculator calculates a current waveform change and a power change associated with the status change based on the measurement data. Estimator estimates a candidate originating from the status change based on the current waveform change. Specifying unit specifies a device caused the status change and a type of the status change based on the power change and an estimation result of the candidate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2017
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yasuo Takagi, Kyosuke Katayama, Kazuto Kubota
  • Patent number: 9633320
    Abstract: An energy demand prediction apparatus according to an embodiment includes an image analysis unit and a prediction unit. The image analysis unit generates analysis data including at least one of human information and environment information of a prediction target area based on image data acquired by an image sensor. The prediction unit generates prediction data by executing an energy demand prediction based on the analysis data and an energy demand prediction model generated using previous data corresponding to the analysis data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Kazumi Nagata, Kenji Baba, Takaaki Enohara, Yasuo Takagi, Nobutaka Nishimura, Shuhei Noda
  • Patent number: 9534804
    Abstract: According to the embodiment, the air conditioning system for a server changes air conditioning control target values within a certain range when outside air and return air both have higher specific enthalpy than the target state and hence the mixed air of the outside air and the return air cannot be adjusted to air in the target state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Hideyoshi Ootani, Tomoyuki Kinoshita, Yuuichi Hanada, Yasuo Takagi, Dai Murayama, Kobun Takahashi, Hiroshi Morimoto
  • Publication number: 20160290667
    Abstract: An air-conditioning control device controls air conditioning in an air-conditioning zone by using a plurality of types of air conditioners each having a different air supply system. The air-conditioning control device includes a setting unit and an output unit. The setting unit sets air-conditioning load distribution of the air conditioners based on optimal load distribution functions generated based on models of the air conditioners so that total energy consumption of the air conditioners is reduced within a range of comfort of the air-conditioning zone set by a user. The output unit outputs, based on the air-conditioning load distribution set by the setting unit, control values for controlling the air conditioners to controlling devices of the air conditioners.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2013
    Publication date: October 6, 2016
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Shingo TAMARU, Dai MURAYAMA, Masahiko MURAI, Yuuichi HANADA, Koji KIMURA, Yasuo TAKAGI
  • Patent number: 9420725
    Abstract: A controller and indoor unit introducing outdoor air and/or return air from an air conditioning control target, and discharging introduced air to the air conditioning control target as supply air. The indoor unit includes a first space including an outdoor air introducing unit introducing outdoor air, a cooler, and a second space including a return air introducing unit introducing return air from the air conditioning control target. The controller, after determining air conditioning control on the air conditioning control target is necessary, introduces the outdoor air to the first space through the outdoor air introducing unit, subjecting such to cooling by the cooler and/or dehumidification to result in processed outdoor air, and introduces the return air to the second space through the return air introducing unit, where the processed outdoor air is mixed with the return air and supplied to the air conditioning control target as the supply air.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2016
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Makoto Honda, Hiroshi Morimoto, Kazuhide Sato, Hideyoshi Ootani, Tomoyuki Kinoshita, Dai Murayama, Yasuo Takagi
  • Publication number: 20160195290
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, an air-conditioning controller configured to control an air-conditioning system including a heat source device that supplies a refrigerant for cooling air to an air conditioner includes: a comfort index range recorder for storing a target range of a comfort index of a sensation of warmth of human; a comfort index calculator for calculating the comfort index based on a temperature measured value or a humidity measured value according to an air-conditioning subject obtained by a measured value obtaining unit, and an airflow speed according to the air-conditioning subject; a blast fan controller configured to control changing a wind speed from a blast fan to high when the comfort index is out of the target range; and a consumption energy controller configured to control the heat source device to decrease consumption energy after changing the wind speed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2016
    Publication date: July 7, 2016
    Inventors: Kenzo YONEZAWA, Yasuo TAKAGI, Nobutaka NISHIMURA, Yuuichi HANADA, Naoki MAKINO, Hiroshi MORIMOTO
  • Patent number: 9362576
    Abstract: In one embodiment, an electrical power storage system using hydrogen includes a power generation unit generating power using hydrogen and oxidant gas and an electrolysis unit electrolyzing steam. The electrical power storage system includes a hydrogen storage unit storing hydrogen generated by the electrolysis and supplying the hydrogen to the power generation unit during power generation, a high-temperature heat storage unit storing high temperature heat generated accompanying the power generation and supplying the heat to the electrolysis unit during the electrolysis, and a low-temperature heat storage unit storing low-temperature heat, which is exchanged in the high-temperature heat storage unit and generating with this heat the steam supplied to the electrolysis unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2016
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Shoko Suyama, Yoshiyasu Ito, Shigeo Kasai, Yasuo Takagi, Tsuneji Kameda, Kentaro Matsunaga, Masato Yoshino, Daisuke Horikawa, Kazuya Yamada
  • Patent number: 9307679
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments, a server room managing air conditioning system includes: a first coil; a second coil; and an air supply fan. The first coil adjusts returned air of a server room to a predetermined temperature value lower than a supplied air temperature target value and dehumidifies the returned air. The second coil adjusts the returned air of the server room to a predetermined temperature value higher than the supplied air temperature target value so that the supplied air temperature target value and a supplied air humidity target value can be achieved when the returned air is mixed with air adjusted by the first coil. The air supply fan mixes the returned air and supplies the mixed returned air as the supplied air to the server room.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Dai Murayama, Yasuo Takagi, Yuuichi Hanada, Hideyoshi Ootani, Tomoyuki Kinoshita, Hiroshi Morimoto, Koubun Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20160040310
    Abstract: A hydrogen production system that achieves a highly-efficient hydrogen production operation even when a time-varying electric power source is used is provided. A hydrogen production system includes a capacitor inputting electric power energy from a renewable power supply, and storing electric power, a pulse voltage generation unit generating a pulse voltage having a set amplitude and a set cyclic period by using the electric power stored in the capacitor, and an electrolytic cell applying the generated pulse voltage, and generating hydrogen by high temperature steam electrolysis by using steam supplied into the electrolytic cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2015
    Publication date: February 11, 2016
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Masafumi KOMAI, Masahiko YAMADA, Tsuneji KAMEDA, Yuko KAWAJIRI, Seiji FUJIWARA, Hisao WATANABE, Hiroyuki YAMAUCHI, Yasuo TAKAGI
  • Patent number: 9243811
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a PMV estimating device calculates a PMV value from an average room radiation temperature, room temperature, room humidity, room air velocity, an amount of cloth worn by a person in the room, and an amount of activity of the person in the room. The PMV estimating device includes: indoor solar radiation calculator; solar radiated article temperature estimator; and average radiation temperature estimator. The indoor solar radiation calculator calculates an amount of solar radiation entered into the room. The solar radiated article temperature estimator estimates a temperature of a solar radiated article receiving the solar radiation entered into the room, by using the amount of solar radiation entered into the room calculated by the indoor solar radiation calculator. The average radiation temperature estimator estimates the average room radiation temperature by using the temperature of the solar radiated article estimated by the solar radiated article temperature estimator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2016
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Masaaki Saito, Yasuo Takagi, Koichi Ikeda, Yukio Hiraoka, Kenji Mitsumoto, Dai Murayama, Nobutaka Nishimura, Yoshikazu Ooba, Yutaka Iino
  • Patent number: 9237680
    Abstract: In an embodiment, an air conditioning system for managing a server room, which has first and second spaces separated from each other, in which a server is installed between the first and second spaces, and supply air flowed into the first space is heated by heat generation of the server, and flows out as return air via the second space, includes: a cold air generation device; an air supply fan; a first differential pressure gauge; and a control device. The cold air generation device generates supply air satisfying a predetermined condition. The air supply fan flows the generated supply air into the first space. The first differential pressure gauge measures a differential pressure of a static pressure of the second space with respect to a static pressure of the first space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Dai Murayama, Yasuo Takagi, Yuuichi Hanada, Hideyoshi Ootani, Tomoyuki Kinoshita, Hiroshi Morimoto, Koubun Takahashi