Patents by Inventor Yohei Katayama

Yohei Katayama 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: 20220386180
    Abstract: A control device includes a logic slot allocation unit and a logic slot notification unit. The logic slot allocation unit generates a set of one or more terminals such that each terminal included in the same set has at least one receiving base station, which is a base station that receives wireless communication from the terminal, and allocates each generated set to a logic slot that has a different combination of a channel and a transmission sequence number. The logic slot notification unit notifies each terminal of the logic slot that was allocated to the terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2019
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yohei KATAYAMA, Yosuke FUJINO, Kazumitsu SAKAMOTO
  • Patent number: 11477099
    Abstract: A monitoring system comprises a monitoring agent that keeps information related to a communication status of a low-power terminal that communicates under low power, and a monitoring device that monitors the status of the low-power terminal. The monitoring device includes a requesting unit that requests information related to the communication status of the low-power terminal. The monitoring agent includes a response generation unit that generates a response to the request from the monitoring device on a basis of the information related to the communication status of the low-power terminal, and a transmission unit that transmits the response to the monitoring device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
    Inventors: Yohei Katayama, Kenji Suzuki, Kazumitsu Sakamoto, Yosuke Fujino, Hiroyuki Fukumoto
  • Publication number: 20220322212
    Abstract: A communication quality calculation unit (11) of a base station placement design device (1) calculates communication quality of each terminal in a case where a base station is installed at a base station placement candidate location for a plurality of base station placement candidate locations. An aggregation unit (12) aggregate the number of terminals whose communication quality calculated by the communication quality calculation unit (11) is equal to or greater than a threshold value for each of the plurality of base station placement candidate locations. A base station placement location selection unit (13) selects a base station placement location from among the plurality of base station placement candidate locations, based on the number of terminals aggregated by the aggregation unit (12) for each of the plurality of base station placement candidate locations.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2019
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumitsu SAKAMOTO, Kenji SUZUKI, Yohei KATAYAMA, Yosuke FUJINO, Hiroyuki FUKUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220319751
    Abstract: The solenoid coil includes a coil having a first end surface and a second end surface on its both ends in an axial direction, a member which is in contact with the first end surface, and has a groove through which the wire material of the coil passes, and an insulating resin formed to coat at least an outer circumferential surface and the second end surface of the coil. The resin with a substantially U-shaped section is continuously coated on at least a part of an inner circumferential surface of the coil via an area from the outer circumferential surface to the second end surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2020
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Inventors: Yuichiro TANAKA, Shinji SETO, Norio NAKAZATO, Shunsuke MORI, Yohei KATAYAMA, Teruaki YAMANAKA, Motohiro HIRAO
  • Patent number: 11438890
    Abstract: A wireless communication method is executed by a wireless communication system including one or more wireless terminals and a wireless communication apparatus. The wireless communication apparatus generates wireless scheme schedule information, which is information related to a schedule of a slot allocated to an uplink signal and a downlink signal of a predetermined wireless scheme, generates a downlink signal to be transmitted in the slot to the wireless terminal based on the wireless scheme schedule information, and transmits a beacon signal including the wireless scheme schedule information in the slot. The wireless terminal receives the beacon signal, in the slot, acquires the wireless scheme schedule information from the beacon signal, and generates an uplink signal to be transmitted in the slot to the wireless communication apparatus, based on the wireless scheme schedule information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2022
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yohei Katayama, Atsushi Taniguchi, Kenji Shimizu, Takahiro Yamazaki, Maiko Naya
  • Publication number: 20220276583
    Abstract: With a mounting operation of a supply container, a supported portion 11b of a developer receiving portion 11 is supported by a receipt supporting portion 30c of a lifting portion 30. With further mounting operation, a shutter sliding portion 30b of the lifting portion 30 slides on a shutter inclined portion 4f of a shutter 4. The developer receiving portion 11 is displaced so as to bring a receiving opening into communication with a discharge opening by operating, using the shutter 4, the lifting portion 30 supporting the supported portion 11b of the developer receiving portion 11. By this, a load required for movement of the developer receiving portion 11 is reduced to achieve smooth mounting of the supply container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2022
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Inventors: Yohei Gamo, Tsukasa Mine, Akihito Kamura, Koji Katayama, Masato Yamaoka, Yusuke Oizumi, Manabu Jimba, Ayatomo Okino, Nobuyuki Yomoda, Keisuke Isobe
  • Publication number: 20220276584
    Abstract: With a mounting operation of a supply container, a supported portion 11b of a developer receiving portion 11 is supported by a receipt supporting portion 30c of a lifting portion 30. With further mounting operation, a shutter sliding portion 30b of the lifting portion 30 slides on a shutter inclined portion 4f of a shutter 4. The developer receiving portion 11 is displaced so as to bring a receiving opening into communication with a discharge opening by operating, using the shutter 4, the lifting portion 30 supporting the supported portion 11b of the developer receiving portion 11. By this, a load required for movement of the developer receiving portion 11 is reduced to achieve smooth mounting of the supply container.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2022
    Publication date: September 1, 2022
    Inventors: Yohei Gamo, Tsukasa Mine, Akihito Kamura, Koji Katayama, Masato Yamaoka, Yusuke Oizumi, Manabu Jimba, Ayatomo Okino, Nobuyuki Yomoda, Keisuke Isobe
  • Patent number: 11432179
    Abstract: An environmental information acquisition method is performed by an environmental information acquisition apparatus that acquires a measurement result of a radio wave environment. The environmental information acquisition method includes distributing software of each radio scheme to one or more base station apparatuses measuring a radio wave environment of the radio scheme based on the software of the radio scheme, instructing the one or more base station apparatuses to measure the radio wave environment, and acquiring the measurement result of the radio wave environment from the one or more base station apparatuses measuring based on the software the radio wave environment in multiple sections set across an area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Maiko Naya, Kenji Shimizu, Takahiro Yamazaki, Atsushi Taniguchi, Yohei Katayama
  • Patent number: 11419113
    Abstract: There is provided a wireless communication method in a wireless communication system including a plurality of base station apparatuses, a plurality of wireless signal processing apparatuses configured to perform signal processing that corresponds to each of a plurality of wireless schemes, and a control apparatus configured to control a transmission timing of signals in the base station apparatus and the wireless signal processing apparatus, the method including: determining a combination of the base station apparatus and the wireless signal processing apparatus that perform communication at each predetermined time by the control apparatus such that there is less overlap in time to establish a communication path between the wireless signal processing apparatus and each of a plurality of base station apparatuses that use the same wireless signal processing apparatus, in which the base station apparatus and the wireless signal processing apparatus perform communication by switching a determined combination of t
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yohei Katayama, Atsushi Taniguchi, Kenji Shimizu, Takahiro Yamazaki, Maiko Naya
  • Patent number: 11412445
    Abstract: An access point management method for managing a plurality of access points capable of providing wireless communication services in accordance with a plurality of wireless standards to a radio terminal apparatus includes acquiring plural pieces of request information which are used for requesting providing of the wireless communication service and include information indicating an area in which the wireless communication service is provided, selecting the access point assigned to each wireless communication service, based on the area requested by the plural pieces of request information acquired and characteristics of a wireless standard provided in the wireless communication service, and transmitting a request signal for deploying the wireless communication service corresponding to the request information, to the access point selected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahiro Yamazaki, Kenji Shimizu, Atsushi Taniguchi, Yohei Katayama, Maiko Naya
  • Publication number: 20220240100
    Abstract: A station installation designing assistance device that divides a service providing area into a plurality of areas, and performs station installation designing for the plurality of areas in parallel, the station installation designing assistance device including: an area dividing unit that divides an entirety of the service providing area into the plurality of areas; a station installation priority determining unit that determines, for each of the plurality of areas, station installation priorities of station installation location candidates that are present in the area; and a station installation priority adjusting unit that adjusts the station installation priorities determined by the station installation priority determining unit, based on a degree of overlap of cells formed as a result of base stations being installed in station installation location candidates in the areas, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumitsu SAKAMOTO, Yohei KATAYAMA, Yosuke FUJINO, Hiroyuki FUKUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220240101
    Abstract: A station installation designing assistance device that divides a service providing area into a plurality of areas, and performs station installation designing for the plurality of areas in parallel, the station installation designing assistance device including: an area dividing unit that divides an entirety of the service providing area into a plurality of areas that are each composed of a predetermined number of small areas; a small area specifying unit that specifies a small area number that identifies a small area in each of the areas, where the same number is given to the small area in each of the areas; and a station installation location selecting unit that selects, for each of the plurality of areas, a plurality of station installation locations from among station installation location candidates that are present in the small area specified by the small area specifying unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumitsu SAKAMOTO, Kenji SUZUKI, Yohei KATAYAMA, Yosuke FUJINO, Hiroyuki FUKUMOTO
  • Patent number: 11395324
    Abstract: This invention provides a radio communication method in a radio communication system including a base station apparatus and a radio signal processing apparatus for communicating with the base station apparatus, the radio communication method including granting radio control information that includes at least information specifying a radio scheme to be used as a parameter required for radio communication, to a packet and transmitting the packet from which the radio control information has been removed, by the radio scheme specified by the radio control information granted to the packet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2022
    Assignee: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yohei Katayama, Atsushi Taniguchi, Kenji Shimizu, Takahiro Yamazaki, Maiko Naya, Takashi Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20220225336
    Abstract: A communication control device that transmits a packet to be transmitted to a terminal to a base station that performs wireless communication with the terminal, includes: a terminal classification unit that classifies, on the basis of a magnitude of radio wave interference from a base station different from a neighboring base station, a plurality of the terminals into a first terminal set and a second terminal set that is relatively larger in the magnitude of radio wave interference than the first terminal set; and a transmission unit that transmits, in a case where packets destinations of which are terminals belonging to the first terminal set are to be transmitted to respective neighboring base stations of the terminals, the packets at the same timing and transmits, in a case where packets destinations of which are terminals belonging to the second terminal set are to be transmitted to respective neighboring base stations of the terminals, the packets at timings different from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yohei KATAYAMA, Kenji SUZUKI, Kazumitsu SAKAMOTO, Yosuke FUJINO, Hiroyuki FUKUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220174520
    Abstract: An arrival rate estimation device includes an average received power calculation unit that calculates an average received power for each mesh that constitutes an area, with respect to each of a plurality of base stations and each of a plurality of antennas included in each of the base stations and an arrival rate estimation unit that calculates a communication arrival rate by substituting the average received power into a cumulative distribution function of an instantaneous received power value, and based on the calculated communication arrival rate, calculates a communication arrival rate while giving consideration to a site diversity effect and an antenna diversity effect, the cumulative distribution function being obtained from a probability density function of an amplitude that instantaneously changes due to Rayleigh fading.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2020
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumitsu SAKAMOTO, Kenji SUZUKI, Yohei KATAYAMA, Yosuke FUJINO, Hiroyuki FUKUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220131778
    Abstract: A monitoring system comprises a monitoring agent that keeps information related to a communication status of a low-power terminal that communicates under low power, and a monitoring device that monitors the status of the low-power terminal. The monitoring device includes a requesting unit that requests information related to the communication status of the low-power terminal. The monitoring agent includes a response generation unit that generates a response to the request from the monitoring device on a basis of the information related to the communication status of the low-power terminal, and a transmission unit that transmits the response to the monitoring device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Inventors: Yohei Katayama, Kenji Suzuki, Kazumitsu Sakamoto, Yosuke Fujino, Hiroyuki FUKUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220132357
    Abstract: A radio terminal accommodation determination device includes: an average received power calculation unit for calculating an average received power for each mesh constituting an area; an interfering signal power CDF creation unit for creating a cumulative distribution function of all interfering signal powers; an intended signal power PDF creation unit for creating a fourth probability density function indicating a probability density function of an intended signal power; and a communication success rate estimation unit for calculating, for each base station, a communication success rate of the intended terminal based on the cumulative distribution function and the fourth probability density function.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2020
    Publication date: April 28, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumitsu SAKAMOTO, Kenji SUZUKI, Yohei KATAYAMA, Yosuke FUJINO, Hiroyuki FUKUMOTO
  • Patent number: 11261932
    Abstract: The present invention provides a shock absorber capable of improving responsiveness during an extension stroke without leading to an increase in an axial length. A shock absorber includes a chamber provided on a one-side end of a pilot valve and disposed in communication with a cylinder upper chamber, a communication passage configured to establish communication between the chamber and a cylinder lower chamber via a compression-side passage, and a check valve configured to permit hydraulic fluid in the communication passage to flow into the cylinder lower chamber during an extension stroke.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: HITACHI ASTEMO, LTD.
    Inventors: Kosuke Kadokura, Yohei Katayama, Takao Nakadate, Osamu Yuno, Shunsuke Mori
  • Publication number: 20210295214
    Abstract: A learning apparatus including a biological information acquisition unit that acquires biological information, the biological information being information indicating a vital reaction of a test subject to a predetermined environment, an emotional information acquisition unit that acquires emotional information, the emotional information being information indicating an emotion of the test subject toward the environment, a first environmental information acquisition unit that acquires environmental information, the environmental information being information indicating an attribute of the environment acting on the test subject, and a relationship information learning unit that learns, through machine learning, a relationship among the biological information, the emotional information, and the environmental information based on the biological information, the emotional information, and the environmental information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yohei KATAYAMA
  • Publication number: 20210282154
    Abstract: A transmitter includes a first measurement unit configured to measure a radio wave environment between the transmitter and a receiver for an individual wireless resource, a transmission control unit configured to determine the wireless resource and a parameter on a basis of the measurement result of the radio wave environment, an encoder unit configured to perform distributed coding of the bit sequence on a basis of the parameter, and a transmission unit configured to transmit information representing the determined wireless resource and the distributed coded bit sequence, by using the determined wireless resource.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hideya SO, Yohei KATAYAMA, Kento YOSHIZAWA, Takafumi FUJITA