Patents by Inventor Yoshiaki Ito

Yoshiaki Ito 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: 20190217853
    Abstract: A hybrid vehicle includes a first gear mechanism which transmits the power of the internal combustion engine to the motor generator side, while accelerating the power between the internal combustion engine and the motor generator; a second gear mechanism which transmits the power of the motor generator side to a vehicle drive shaft, while decelerating the power between the motor generator and the vehicle drive shaft; a third gear mechanism which transmits the power of the drive motor side to the vehicle drive shaft, while decelerating the power between the drive motor and the vehicle drive shaft; a clutch mechanism which switches connection and disconnection between the drive shaft of the motor generator and the first gear mechanism or the second gear mechanism; and a control device which controls the clutch mechanism. The motor generator is not connected to both the vehicle drive shaft and the internal combustion engine at the same time at the time of normal traveling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kosuke AIKI, Kisaburo HAYAKAWA, Yoshiaki ITO, Hiroyuki YAMAGUCHI, Hideto INAGAKI, Masaki OKAMURA
  • Patent number: 10349292
    Abstract: A communication unit of a radio terminal performs radio measurement of a base station and monitoring of a paging signal within a periodic duration. A controller controls the communication unit so as to perform filtering of the radio measurement within the duration with intervals less than half of the duration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Ohta, Yoshiharu Tajima, Akira Ito
  • Publication number: 20190201961
    Abstract: A hot press device according to the present disclosure includes a first press, a second press, a conveyance device linking the first press and the second press together, and a heating furnace provided within a conveyance range of the conveyance device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2017
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Naruhiko NOMURA, Yoshiaki NAKAZAWA, Toshiya SUZUKI, Yasuhiro ITO, Ryousuke MORIMOTO
  • Patent number: 10336371
    Abstract: An impact absorbing member 10 able to secure absorption energy while lightening weight by absorbing the impact load applied in the axial direction by periodic buckling, wherein the impact absorbing member 10 is provided with a main body 20 comprised of metal sheet and having a polygonal shape in cross-section vertical to an axial direction and a center sheet 30 comprised of metal sheet and provided at a hollow part in the main body along the axial direction, the polygonal shape of the main body 20 includes a pair of long side (20a, 20b) facing each other, the center sheet 30 is joined to each of the long sides (20a, 20b) of the polygonal shape of the main body 20, and the sheet thickness t1 (mm) of the main body 20 and the sheet thickness t2 (mm) of the center sheet 30 satisfy 1.3×t1?t2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasunori Sawa, Yoshiaki Nakazawa, Koichi Hamada, Yasunori Ito, Hiroshi Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20190176894
    Abstract: [Object] Provided is a press-molded product capable of improving the bonding strength between a vehicle body reinforcing member and the other member or the rigidity of a vehicle body by enlarging a cross-section of a member to a fullest extent of a design cross-section without forming a notch for preventing a press-molding failure in a ridge-portion flange. [Solution] A press-molded product is formed by a steel plate having a tensile strength of 340 MPa or more, and includes an inward continuous flange in at least one end portion in a predetermined direction, the inward continuous flange being obtained by continuously forming a ridge-portion flange formed inward in the end portion of the ridge portion, a first flange formed inward in at least a part of an area of the end portion of a first surface portion, and a second flange formed inward in at least a part of an area of the end portion of a second surface portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuhiro ITO, Yoshiaki NAKAZAWA
  • Publication number: 20190176893
    Abstract: [Object] Provided is a press-molded product capable of improving the bonding strength between a vehicle body reinforcing member and the other member or the rigidity of a vehicle body by enlarging a cross-section of a member to a fullest extent of a design cross-section without forming a notch for preventing a press-molding failure in a ridge-portion flange. [Solution] A press-molded product is formed by a steel plate having a tensile strength of 340 MPa or more, and includes an inward continuous flange in at least one end portion in a predetermined direction, the inward continuous flange being obtained by continuously forming a ridge-portion flange formed inward in the end portion of the ridge portion, a first flange formed inward in at least a part of an area of the end portion of a first surface portion, and a second flange formed inward in at least a part of an area of the end portion of a second surface portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuhiro ITO, Yoshiaki NAKAZAWA
  • Publication number: 20190168761
    Abstract: A series hybrid vehicle is equipped with an engine, a first motor generator, and a second motor generator. The vehicle has a reduction gear that is a first power transmission mechanism for engaging the engine with the first motor generator, a reduction gear that is a second power transmission mechanism for engaging the first motor generator with a vehicle drive shaft, and a clutch that is capable of engaging the first motor generator with one of the two reduction gears in a switching manner. The vehicle further has a transmission that switches between transmission gear ratios and engages the second motor generator with the vehicle drive shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshiaki ITO, Kosuke AIKI, Kisaburo HAYAKAWA, Hiroyuki YAMAGUCHI, Hideto INAGAKI, Masaki OKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20190168587
    Abstract: To make it possible to make impact absorption at the time of a collision even when there is no sufficient space. [Solution] An impact absorption member according to the present invention includes: a member that is placed adjacent to an exterior material 110 of an automobile and in which a height in a direction orthogonal to the exterior material is larger than a width in a direction along the exterior material in a cross section orthogonal to an extending direction of the member. By this configuration, a first member 122 and a second member 124 are arranged so as to extend in different directions and be adjacent to the exterior material 110 of an automobile, and therefore impact absorption at the time of a collision can be made even when there is no sufficient space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshiya SUZUKI, Yoshiaki NAKAZAWA, Yasuhiro ITO, Satoshi SHIRAKAMI
  • Publication number: 20190168588
    Abstract: [Object] Provided is a configuration that makes up for a lack of tensile rigidity and a lack of collision properties at the same time. [Solution] An automotive exterior panel according to the present invention: an exterior material 110; and a reinforcing member 120 that is in contact along an automobile inside surface of the exterior material 110 and of which a second moment of area in a direction orthogonal to the exterior material is less than or equal to 15,000 mm4 in a cross section orthogonal to a longitudinal direction of the reinforcing member. By this configuration, the second moment of area in a direction orthogonal to the longitudinal direction of the reinforcing member 120 is made less than or equal to 15,000 mm4, and hence a lack of tensile rigidity can be made up for at the same time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshiya SUZUKI, Yoshiaki NAKAZAWA, Yasuhiro ITO, Satoshi SHIRAKAMI
  • Patent number: 10300952
    Abstract: An impact absorbing member 10 able to secure absorption energy while lightening weight by absorbing the impact load applied in the axial direction by periodic buckling, wherein the impact absorbing member 10 is provided with a main body 20 comprised of metal sheet and having a polygonal shape in cross-section vertical to an axial direction and a center sheet 30 comprised of metal sheet and provided at a hollow part in the main body along the axial direction, the polygonal shape of the main body 20 includes a pair of long side (20a, 20b) facing each other, the center sheet 30 is joined to each of the long sides (20a, 20b) of the polygonal shape of the main body 20, and the sheet thickness t1 (mm) of the main body 20 and the sheet thickness t2 (mm) of the center sheet 30 satisfy 1.3×t1?t2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasunori Sawa, Yoshiaki Nakazawa, Koichi Hamada, Yasunori Ito, Hiroshi Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20190146720
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a hardware processor that: detects a defect that occurs when an image processor performs an image process on process data; produces verification data when the defect is detected during the image process, wherein the verification data is formed in a case that at least one portion of the process data, to be processed by the image processor, is changed and causes a same defect that occurs during the image process on the process data; and externally outputs the verification data instead of the process data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventors: Hideaki Soejima, Hisashi Uchida, Hiroaki Kubo, Tomoaki Nakajima, Yasutaka Ito, Yoshiaki Shibuta
  • Patent number: 10290957
    Abstract: A terminal-equipped wire includes a wire with a core wire and an insulating coating with which the core wire is coated, and a terminal fitting that is attached to a leading end of the wire. The terminal fitting is electrically connected to the core wire in a core-wire crimp portion, and is fixed to the wire from an external side of the insulating coating in a coating crimp portion that is located rearward of the core-wire crimp portion in a longitudinal direction of the wire. The terminal-equipped wire also includes a resin-coated portion where a region containing the core-wire crimp portion and the coating crimp portion is coated with a resin. The resin-coated portion has a thin-walled portion with a reduced thickness, in a portion of the resin-coated portion that covers the insulating coating.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignees: AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Takuya Yamashita, Tetsuya Nakamura, Yoshiaki Yamano, Junichi Ono, Takuji Otsuka, Takaaki Ito
  • Patent number: 10207942
    Abstract: An object is to provide a pretreatment device of seawater capable of growing and maintaining a biofilm in a good state on each of a plurality of filters connected in series, by supplying nutrients appropriately to the filters. A pretreatment device of seawater is used in removing salt from the seawater to obtain freshwater, and includes: a supply duct (21) through which the seawater is to be supplied; a plurality of filters (16) including a particulate filtering material and a biofilm; connecting tubes (23) which connect the plurality of filters in series; a plurality of bypass tubes (24) each of which connects corresponding one of the plurality of filters to the supply duct; and a plurality of regulating valves (26) each of which is disposed in corresponding one of the plurality of bypass tubes to regulate a flow rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES ENGINEERING, LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki Tabata, Yoshiaki Ito, Katsunori Matsui, Kiichi Tokunaga, Hideo Iwahashi
  • Publication number: 20190046019
    Abstract: An instrument insertion assisting tool includes a wire attaching member, a guide piece, and a first engaging member. The wire attaching member is configured to be attached to a manipulator of an endoscope at a position adjacent to a forceps plug and offset from a seal hole of the forceps plug. The forceps plug is attached to a forceps port of the manipulator and has the seal hole through which a wire is inserted. The guide piece projects from the wire attaching member. The guide piece is configured to direct the wire so that a first portion of the wire is directed along a central axis of the seal hole. The first engaging member projects from the wire attaching member. The first engaging member is configured to direct the wire so that a second portion of the wire is directed along the wire attaching member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Publication date: February 14, 2019
    Applicant: Olympus Corporation
    Inventor: Yoshiaki Ito
  • Patent number: 10202291
    Abstract: A reverse osmosis membrane apparatus has a plurality of high pressure vessels 12a and 12b in parallel with each other with respect to introducing passage 18 of clarified seawater obtained by subjecting raw seawater to sterilization and removal of relatively large foreign substances. The high pressure vessels 12a and 12b have first-stage reverse osmosis membrane elements 14a and 14b, respectively. Concentrated seawater subjected to membrane separation in the high pressure vessels 12a and 12b flows into a high pressure vessel 16. In the high pressure vessel 16, a plurality of reverse osmosis membrane elements 42 are arranged in series. When a detected value obtained by a differential pressure meter 56a or 56b provided for the high pressure vessel 12a or 12b exceeds a threshold value, introduction of the clarified seawater is stopped, and the reverse osmosis membrane element is washed or replaced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES ENGINEERING, LTD.
    Inventors: Kiichi Tokunaga, Takeshi Yasunaga, Yoshiaki Ito, Yuta Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 10159936
    Abstract: A reverse osmosis membrane filtering device includes: a water-collecting member including at least one water collecting pipe, and having a plurality of sections each of which has a plurality of water collecting apertures; at least one filter assembly disposed around the plurality of sections, the at least one filter assembly including a filter member including a reverse osmosis membrane; at least one insertion tube disposed inside the water-collecting member and defining a plurality of permeate-water channels corresponding to the plurality of sections inside the water-collecting member in cooperation with at least one seal member; and a pressure adjusting device configured to increase a pressure of at least one of the plurality of permeate-water channels to a pressure higher than that of another one of the plurality of permeate-water channels.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES ENGINEERING, LTD.
    Inventors: Hidemasa Kakigami, Yoshiaki Ito, Masayuki Tabata, Katsunori Matsui, Kiichi Tokunaga
  • Patent number: 10035455
    Abstract: A light-emitting part for a vehicle having a light-emitting region is described. The light-emitting part includes an irradiation body which i) includes a dot-shaped light source and a planar plate-shaped light guide body that emits light from the dot-shaped light source, and ii) emits the light toward a front side of the light-emitting region. The light-emitting part includes a curved plate-shaped transmissive body disposed so that the light emitted from the irradiation body is transmitted through the curved plate-shaped transmissive body. The curved plate-shaped transmissive body includes portions which are separated from the planar plate-shaped light guide body by different gaps. Also included is a surface brightness adjusting portion which adjusts a brightness of an outer surface of the light-emitting region in response to a size of the gap and a distance from the dot-shaped light source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: TS Tech Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Noriyuki Yamato, Shoji Kotsuka, Yoshiaki Ito
  • Publication number: 20180111845
    Abstract: A water treatment device includes a primary unit having a plurality of primary elements as reverse osmosis membrane devices disposed in parallel with each other to separate water to be treated into primary condensed water and fresh water; a pump which feeds the water to be treated from the upstream side of the primary unit to the primary unit; a secondary unit having secondary elements which are provided to be fewer in number than the primary elements and separate the primary condensed water into secondary condensed water and fresh water; a sub-element which separates one of the water to be treated and the primary condensed water; and a mode switching unit which switches the sub-element between a primary mode of being used as the primary element in the primary unit and a secondary mode of being used as the secondary element in the secondary unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2015
    Publication date: April 26, 2018
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hidemasa KAKIGAMI, Yoshiaki ITO, Katsuhiko YOKOHAMA, Hideo IWAHASHI, Takayoshi HORI, Katsunori MATSUI
  • Publication number: 20180104652
    Abstract: Provided is a reverse osmosis membrane cleaning apparatus (10) which includes a membrane module (1) including a reverse osmosis membrane, a cleaning water tank (11) which stores cleaning water, a heater (13) which heats cleaning water supplied from the cleaning water tank (11) to the reverse osmosis membrane, and a temperature control device (17) which controls the heater so that a temperature of the cleaning water heated by the heater (13) is higher than 45° C. and not higher than 60° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2016
    Publication date: April 19, 2018
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Ito, Hidemasa Kakigami, Katsuhiko Yokohama, Masayuki Tabata, Shintaro Taura, Takayoshi Hori, Katsunori Matsui, Masanori Kawada
  • Patent number: 9941413
    Abstract: It is an object to provide a semiconductor device having a new productive semiconductor material and a new structure. The semiconductor device includes a first conductive layer over a substrate, a first insulating layer which covers the first conductive layer, an oxide semiconductor layer over the first insulating layer that overlaps with part of the first conductive layer and has a crystal region in a surface part, second and third conductive layers formed in contact with the oxide semiconductor layer, an insulating layer which covers the oxide semiconductor layer and the second and third conductive layers, and a fourth conductive layer over the insulating layer that overlaps with part of the oxide semiconductor layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shunpei Yamazaki, Kei Takahashi, Yoshiaki Ito