Patents by Inventor Yasuo Yoshizawa

Yasuo Yoshizawa 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: 20200296292
    Abstract: [Problem] To make it possible to allow a user to flexibly set content of imaging control based on a detected tag ID. [Solution] Provided is an imaging apparatus including an imaging unit configured to perform imaging, a communication unit having a communication range corresponding to an imaging range in which the imaging is performed, and configured to perform communication with an external apparatus located within the communication range, and an imaging control unit configured to control processing regarding the imaging on the basis of information regarding the external apparatus acquired through the communication and pre-setting associated with the information regarding the external apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventor: YASUO YOSHIZAWA
  • Patent number: 10519853
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a driving apparatus includes a housing, a first driving body in the housing to be rotatable around a first central axis, an eccentric driving body provided in the first driving body to be rotatable around a second central axis parallel to the first central axis, a first pivot provided at one axial end of the eccentric driving body and eccentrically to the second central axis, a second pivot provided at another axial end of the eccentric driving body and eccentrically to the second central axis, a first moving body rotatably coupled to the first pivot and linearly movable along a third central axis, a first guide body which guides movement of the first moving body, and a second guide body which guides the second pivot to be movable in a first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Z Mechanism Technology Institute Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yutaka Yoshizawa, Jun Nango, Yasuo Yoshizawa, Takumi Yoshizawa, Satoshi Yoshizawa
  • Patent number: 10400599
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an expander includes a piston provided reciprocatively in a first direction in a cylinder, a crankshaft, an XY-separation crank mechanism provided between the piston and the crankshaft, which converts a reciprocating motion of the piston and a rotary motion of the crankshaft into one another, a cylinder head including an intake port and an outlet port, a suction valve which opens/closes the intake port, a discharge valve which opens/closes the outlet port, an intake-side valve mechanism which opens/closes the suction valve and an outlet-side valve mechanism which opens/closes the discharge valve. At least one of the intake-side and outlet-side valve mechanisms includes an XY separation drive mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignees: Z MECHANISM TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE CO., LTD., TAC RESEARCH INC.
    Inventors: Yasuo Yoshizawa, Takumi Yoshizawa, Yutaka Yoshizawa, Satoshi Yoshizawa, Jun Nango
  • Publication number: 20190203639
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a driving apparatus includes a housing, a first driving body in the housing to be rotatable around a first central axis, an eccentric driving body provided in the first driving body to be rotatable around a second central axis parallel to the first central axis, a first pivot provided at one axial end of the eccentric driving body and eccentrically to the second central axis, a second pivot provided at another axial end of the eccentric driving body and eccentrically to the second central axis, a first moving body rotatably coupled to the first pivot and linearly movable along a third central axis, a first guide body which guides movement of the first moving body, and a second guide body which guides the second pivot to be movable in a first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 8, 2019
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Yutaka Yoshizawa, Jun Nango, Yasuo Yoshizawa, Takumi Yoshizawa, Satoshi Yoshizawa
  • Patent number: 10138807
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a drive device includes a first piston reciprocatively along a first direction within a first mount plane, a first crankshaft orthogonal to the first mount plane, a first XY separation crank mechanism between the first piston and the first crankshaft, which converts reciprocating motion of the first piston and rotary motion of the first crankshaft into each other, a second piston reciprocatively along a second direction symmetrical to the first direction within a second mount plane symmetrical to the first mount plane about a central reference plane, a second crankshaft orthogonal to the second mount plane, a second XY separation crank mechanism between the second piston and the second crankshaft, which converts reciprocating motion of the second piston and rotary motion of the second crankshaft into each other, and a coupler-synchronizing mechanism which rotates the first and second crankshafts in synchronous with each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: Z MECHANISM TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuo Yoshizawa, Takumi Yoshizawa, Yutaka Yoshizawa, Satoshi Yoshizawa, Shuji Ogai
  • Patent number: 9967548
    Abstract: A stereoscopic video imaging system includes a first imaging apparatus and a second imaging apparatus coupled to the first imaging apparatus and arranged to take a 3D image. A single cable connects the first imaging apparatus to the second imaging apparatus. A switching device selects one of the first and second imaging apparatuses to be a main imaging apparatus and the remaining imaging apparatus to be a sub imaging apparatus. The main imaging apparatus is enabled to generate a synchronization signal, the synchronization signal being communicated to the sub imaging apparatus through the single cable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventor: Yasuo Yoshizawa
  • Publication number: 20180030889
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a drive device includes a first piston reciprocatively along a first direction within a first mount plane, a first crankshaft orthogonal to the first mount plane, a first XY separation crank mechanism between the first piston and the first crankshaft, which converts reciprocating motion of the first piston and rotary motion of the first crankshaft into each other, a second piston reciprocatively along a second direction symmetrical to the first direction within a second mount plane symmetrical to the first mount plane about a central reference plane, a second crankshaft orthogonal to the second mount plane, a second XY separation crank mechanism between the second piston and the second crankshaft, which converts reciprocating motion of the second piston and rotary motion of the second crankshaft into each other, and a coupler-synchronizing mechanism which rotates the first and second crankshafts in synchronous with each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Applicant: Z Mechanism Technology Institute Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuo Yoshizawa, Takumi Yoshizawa, Yutaka Yoshizawa, Satoshi Yoshizawa, Shuji Ogai
  • Publication number: 20170022810
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an expander includes a piston provided reciprocatively in a first direction in a cylinder, a crankshaft, an XY-separation crank mechanism provided between the piston and the crankshaft, which converts a reciprocating motion of the piston and a rotary motion of the crankshaft into one another, a cylinder head including an intake port and an outlet port, a suction valve which opens/closes the intake port, a discharge valve which opens/closes the outlet port, an intake-side valve mechanism which opens/closes the suction valve and an outlet-side valve mechanism which opens/closes the discharge valve. At least one of the intake-side and outlet-side valve mechanisms includes an XY separation drive mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2016
    Publication date: January 26, 2017
    Applicants: Z Mechanism Technology Institute Co., Ltd., TAC Research Inc.
    Inventors: Yasuo Yoshizawa, Takumi Yoshizawa, Yutaka Yoshizawa, Satoshi Yoshizawa
  • Patent number: 9316249
    Abstract: An XY separate crank mechanism provided between a movable body reciprocating in a first direction and a rotatable crankshaft to mutually convert reciprocating motion of the movable body and rotational motion of the crankshaft, includes a support member provided freely reciprocatingly in the first direction, a crank connecting member mounted on the support member freely reciprocatingly in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction and with which a crank of the crankshaft is rotatably engaged, and a connecting member configured to connect the piston and the support member and reciprocate in the first direction together with the piston and the support member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignees: TAC Research Inc., NAKASHIN REISHOKU CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuo Yoshizawa, Takumi Yoshizawa, Yutaka Yoshizawa, Satoshi Yoshizawa
  • Patent number: 8937647
    Abstract: A stereoscopic imaging system includes: first and second imaging control units respectively controlling the operation of first and second imaging devices outputting first and second image signals in first and second processing frames according to incident light on a subject through first and second lenses; first and second access control units respectively controlling access to first and second image signal recording mediums recording the first and second image signals in the first and second processing frames; a first synchronization control unit notifying, if the capacity of a first image signal recording medium accessed by the first access control unit is insufficient, the timing of switching access to another first image signal recording medium; and a second synchronization control unit controlling switching access to another second image signal recording medium different from the second image signal recording medium accessed by the second access control unit in synchronization with the notified timing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 20, 2015
    Assignee: Sony Corporation
    Inventor: Yasuo Yoshizawa
  • Publication number: 20140085419
    Abstract: A stereoscopic video imaging system includes a first imaging apparatus and a second imaging apparatus coupled to the first imaging apparatus and arranged to take a 3D image. A single cable connects the first imaging apparatus to the second imaging apparatus. A switching device selects one of the first and second imaging apparatuses to be a main imaging apparatus and the remaining imaging apparatus to be a sub imaging apparatus. The main imaging apparatus is enabled to generate a synchronization signal, the synchronization signal being communicated to the sub imaging apparatus through the single cable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2012
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventor: Yasuo Yoshizawa
  • Publication number: 20140041622
    Abstract: An XY separate crank mechanism provided between a movable body reciprocating in a first direction and a rotatable crankshaft to mutually convert reciprocating motion of the movable body and rotational motion of the crankshaft, includes a support member provided freely reciprocatingly in the first direction, a crank connecting member mounted on the support member freely reciprocatingly in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction and with which a crank of the crankshaft is rotatably engaged, and a connecting member configured to connect the piston and the support member and reciprocate in the first direction together with the piston and the support member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2013
    Publication date: February 13, 2014
    Applicants: NAKASHIN REISHOKU CO., LTD., TAC RESEARCH INC.
    Inventors: Yasuo Yoshizawa, Takumi Yoshizawa, Yutaka Yoshizawa, Satoshi Yoshizawa
  • Publication number: 20130021450
    Abstract: A stereoscopic imaging system includes: first and second imaging control units respectively controlling the operation of first and second imaging devices outputting first and second image signals in first and second processing frames according to incident light on a subject through first and second lenses; first and second access control units respectively controlling access to first and second image signal recording mediums recording the first and second image signals in the first and second processing frames; a first synchronization control unit notifying, if the capacity of a first image signal recording medium accessed by the first access control unit is insufficient, the timing of switching access to another first image signal recording medium; and a second synchronization control unit controlling switching access to another second image signal recording medium different from the second image signal recording medium accessed by the second access control unit in synchronization with the notified timing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2012
    Publication date: January 24, 2013
    Inventor: Yasuo YOSHIZAWA
  • Patent number: 6209900
    Abstract: A pedal arm as a lever member is supported at its fulcrum by a roller, which is held for movement in a guide groove. A crank pin in an eccentric position on a gear is coupled to the point of action of the pedal arm, whereby the rotation of the gear is transmitted to a rear wheel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 1998
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2001
    Assignee: Yoshiki Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yasuo Yoshizawa
  • Patent number: 6053027
    Abstract: A support frame (14) is provided above a base (10), defining a working space (16) together with the support frame. An automatic die-replacing mechanism (24) is provided in the working space, for moving a selected one of a plurality of die units (78) to a predetermined working position. A support base table is provided with an elevating axle (18) for opening and closing the die unit located at the working position, and a drive mechanism section for moving the elevating axle up and down. The drive mechanism section has a pulse servomotor (38) and an oscillating-fulcrum mechanism (22) for transmitting a drive force to the elevating axle. The oscillating arm (46) of the oscillating-fulcrum mechanism has a fulcrum section supported by the support table, a power-point section supported by a shaft which is rotated by the pulse servomotor, and an application-point section coupled to the elevating axle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 1998
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2000
    Assignee: Yoshiki Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yasuo Yoshizawa
  • Patent number: 6035733
    Abstract: An apparatus for mutual conversion between circular motion and reciprocal motion includes a lever member which is rotatably mounted on a line connecting a rotational center and a circumference of a rotary disk, the lever member having a fulcrum, an action point and a force point, and being provided with a first regulator serving as an action point regulator and a second regulator serving as a movable fulcrum regulator. The first regulator is coupled to a reciprocating body. The movable fulcrum regulator has support members for supporting the fulcrum point and the first regulator has support members for supporting the action point in a longitudinal direction of the lever member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 1997
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2000
    Assignee: Yoshiki Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yasuo Yoshizawa
  • Patent number: 5887482
    Abstract: The apparatus comprises a lever member having a first regulator which is provided at an end of the lever member and functions as a force point, and a second regulator which is provided at another end of the lever member and functions as a movable fulcrum. An action point hole is provided between both of the ends of the lever member and is engaged with a crank pin of a crankshaft. The first regulator is connected with a piston as a reciprocal motion member, and the first and second regulators has a support member for movably supporting the force point and the movable fulcrum such that the force point and the fulcrum are movably in a lengthwise direction of the lever member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 1997
    Date of Patent: March 30, 1999
    Assignee: Yoshiki Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yasuo Yoshizawa
  • Patent number: 5838196
    Abstract: A transformer-coupled amplifier includes a driver transformer in which a primary winding, a secondary winding, and a tertiary winding are wound on a core of a magnetic circuit, a drive signal source for supplying an AC drive signal superposed with a drive-stage DC current to the primary winding of the driver transformer, a power tube for extracting, from the secondary winding of the driver transformer, an AC signal corresponding to the AC drive signal supplied to the primary winding of the driver transformer, and for amplifying the AC signal from the secondary winding, and a DC magnetization control power source for supplying a predetermined magnetization control current to the tertiary winding of the driver transformer so as to change a degree of DC magnetization of the core of the magnetic circuit of the driver transformer. The DC magnetized state of the core of the transformer magnetized by the DC current is appropriately changed by the magnetization control current.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 1997
    Date of Patent: November 17, 1998
    Assignee: Yoshiki Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yasuo Yoshizawa
  • Patent number: 5676037
    Abstract: An apparatus for mutual conversion between circular motion and reciprocal motion includes a lever member which is rotatably mounted on a line connecting a rotational center and a circumference of a rotary disk, the lever member having a fulcrum, an action point and a force point, and being provided with a first regulator serving as an action point regulator and a second regulator serving as a movable fulcrum regulator. The first regulator is coupled to a reciprocating body. The movable fulcrum regulator has support members for supporting the fulcrum point and the first regulator has support members for supporting the action point in a longitudinal direction of the lever member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 1996
    Date of Patent: October 14, 1997
    Assignee: Yoshiki Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yasuo Yoshizawa
  • Patent number: 5660151
    Abstract: An apparatus for mutual conversion between circular motion and reciprocal motion includes a lever member which is rotatably mounted on a line connecting a rotational center and a circumference of a rotary disk, the lever member having a fulcrum, an action point and a force point, and being provided with a first regulator serving as an action point regulator land a second regulator serving as a movable fulcrum regulator. The first regulator is coupled to a reciprocating body. The movable fulcrum regulator has support members for supporting the fulcrum point and the first regulator has support members for supporting the action point in a longitudinal direction of the lever member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 1996
    Date of Patent: August 26, 1997
    Assignee: Yoshiki Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yasuo Yoshizawa