Patents by Inventor Yoshihiro Kobayashi

Yoshihiro Kobayashi 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: 20200019906
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus according to the present disclosure includes a controller configured to execute: determining whether to change a scheduled riding vehicle for a first user or not based on predetermined position information related to a first user's riding a first vehicle, before a scheduled time on which the first user is to board the first vehicle which the first user is scheduled to board at a first boarding place; extracting one or more candidate vehicles serving as alternative candidates for the first vehicle, when it is determined to change the scheduled riding vehicle for the first user; and changing the scheduled riding vehicle for the first user from the first vehicle to a second vehicle that is one of the one or more candidate vehicles, based on an approval by the first user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Publication date: January 16, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koseki SUGIYAMA, Atsuko KOBAYASHI, Hiroki ASANO, Harunobu SAITO, Yoshihiro TSUGE, Tae SUGIMURA, Kuniaki JINNAI
  • Publication number: 20200010661
    Abstract: Provided is a solution for forming a surface protective resin member, containing: a fluorine-containing acrylic resin having a hydroxyl value of 40 to 280; a fluorine-free acrylic resin having a hydroxyl value of 40 to 280; and a polyether polyol or a polyester polyol.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2018
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hisae YOSHIZAWA, Yoshihiro INABA, Fumiaki MERA, Takako KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20200012996
    Abstract: The information processing apparatus includes a controller that acquires information indicating a travel plan of a user and information indicating a driving schedule of a car available for the use of rideshare, and transmits information recommending the use of rideshare to a terminal of the user when determining that the travel plan of the user is executable by the use of rideshare using the car based on the information indicating the travel plan of the user and the information indicating the driving schedule of the car.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Publication date: January 9, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koseki SUGIYAMA, Atsuko KOBAYASHI, Hiroki ASANO, Harunobu SAITO, Yoshihiro TSUGE, Tae SUGIMURA, Kuniaki JINNAI
  • Publication number: 20190393408
    Abstract: An oriented piezoelectric film, wherein a crystal forming the oriented piezoelectric film, is a perovskite type crystal of the general formula of Ba1-xCaxTi1-yZryO3 (0?x?0.2, and 0?y?0.2), and the oriented piezoelectric film has (111) orientation according to a pseudocubic crystal notation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Ohashi, Yoshinori Kotani, Motokazu Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20190393404
    Abstract: Use of a barium titanate based coating liquid composition comprising: (a) a sol-gel source material containing (i) at least a barium component selected from a group consisting of barium alkoxides, hydrolyzates of barium alkoxides and condensates of hydrolyzates of barium alkoxides and (ii) at least a titanium component selected from a group consisting of titanium alkoxides, hydrolyzates of titanium alkoxides and condensates of hydrolyzates of titanium alkoxides; and (b) a ?-keto ester compound expressed by general formula (1) shown below: where R1 and R2 independently represent respective alkyl groups having not less than 1 and not more than 6 carbon atoms.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 31, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Yoshinori Kotani, Yoshihiro Ohashi, Motokazu Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20190393407
    Abstract: Provided is use of an oriented piezoelectric film including of a perovskite-type crystal represented by the following general formula (1): Ba1-xCaxTi1-yZryO3 (0?x?0.2, 0?y?0.2) (1). The oriented piezoelectric film is formed on an oriented underlayer oriented in a (111) plane and contains first crystals oriented in the (111) plane with respect to a film surface and randomly oriented second crystal grains. The first crystal grains have an average grain diameter of from 300 nm to 600 nm and the second crystal grains have an average grain diameter of from 50 nm to 200 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Ohashi, Yoshinori Kotani, Motokazu Kobayashi, Chiemi Shimizu, Fumio Uchida
  • Publication number: 20190394609
    Abstract: An in-vehicle terminal mounted in a vehicle includes a controller configured to: transmit a radio signal indicating that it is possible to share a ride in the vehicle; upon receipt of the radio signal from a user terminal that has received the radio signal, transmit information relating to the vehicle to the user terminal; and receive information indicating a result of determination of whether or not a user of the user terminal can join the ride in the vehicle, the determination being made using the information relating to the vehicle, from the user terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koseki SUGIYAMA, Atsuko KOBAYASHI, Hiroki ASANO, Harunobu SAITO, Yoshihiro TSUGE, Tae SUGIMURA, Kuniaki JINNAI
  • Publication number: 20190375894
    Abstract: A polyimide film includes a polyimide in which a specific amount of molecular framework containing one or two silicon atoms in its main chain, wherein a total light transmittance measured in accordance with JIS K7361-1 is 85% or more; wherein a yellowness index calculated in accordance with JIS K7373-2006 is 30 or less; wherein a glass transition temperature is in a temperature range of from 150° C. to 400° C.; and wherein a tensile elastic modulus at 25° C. obtained by measuring a 15 mm×40 mm test piece at a tensile rate of 10 mm/min and a chuck distance of 20 mm in accordance with JIS K7127, is 1.8 GPa or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Applicant: DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Katsuya SAKAYORI, Koudai OKADA, Ayako FURUSE, Keisuke WAKITA, Yoshihiro KOBAYASHI, Aya TAKAO, Takanori MAEDA, Nahomi KANAZAWA, Takayuki OTA
  • Publication number: 20190360074
    Abstract: A covered electrical wire comprising a conductor and an insulating covering layer provided outside the conductor, the conductor being a stranded wire composed of a strand of a plurality of copper alloy wires: composed of a copper alloy containing Fe in an amount of 0.2% by mass or more and 1.5% by mass or less, P in an amount of 0.05% by mass or more and 0.7% by mass or less, Mg in an amount of 0.01% by mass or more and 0.5% by mass or less, and one or more elements selected from C, Si and Mn in an amount of 10 ppm by mass or more and 500 ppm by mass or less in total, with the balance being Cu and impurities; and having a wire diameter of 0.5 mm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2017
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Kei Sakamoto, Akiko Inoue, Tetsuya Kuwabara, Yoshihiro Nakai, Kazuhiro Nanjo, Kiyotaka Utsunomiya, Taichiro Nishikawa, Minoru Nakamoto, Yusuke Oshima, Yasuyuki Otsuka, Kinji Taguchi, Hiroyuki Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10490398
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of a monocrystalline silicon includes: a growth step in which a seed crystal having contacted a silicon melt is pulled up and a crucible is rotated and raised to form a straight body of the monocrystalline silicon; a separating step in which the monocrystalline silicon is separated from the silicon melt; a state holding step in which the crucible and the monocrystalline silicon are lowered and the monocrystalline silicon is kept at a level at which an upper end of the straight body is located at the same level as an upper end of a heat shield or is located below the upper end of the heat shield for a predetermined time; and a draw-out step in which the monocrystalline silicon is drawn out of a chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2019
    Assignee: SUMCO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Nakamura, Eiichi Kawasaki, Shogo Kobayashi, Yoshihiro Oshiro
  • Publication number: 20190355388
    Abstract: An optical disc is formed by bonding a first information recording medium to a second information recording medium. The first information recording medium includes a first substrate having opposed first and second surfaces, at least one dielectric film, at least one recording film, and a cover layer. The second information recording medium includes a second substrate having opposed third and fourth surfaces, at least one dielectric film, at least one recording film, and a cover layer. The second surface of the first substrate is bonded to the fourth surface of the second substrate. At least one of the second surface or the fourth surface includes a depression and a projection. The depression is formed in a thickness direction of the optical disc. The projection is provided inside the depression at a predetermined distance or longer from an outer circumferential edge of the depression in a radial direction of the optical disc.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 30, 2019
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Inventors: YOSHIHIRO KAWASAKI, HIROKI KOBAYASHI, YU TOKORO
  • Publication number: 20190355489
    Abstract: A covered electrical wire comprising a conductor and an insulating covering layer provided outside the conductor, the conductor being a stranded wire composed of a strand of a plurality of copper alloy wires: composed of a copper alloy containing Fe in an amount of 0.1% by mass or more and 1.6% by mass or less, Pin an amount of 0.05% by mass or more and 0.7% by mass or less, and Sn in an amount of 0.05% by mass or more and 0.7% by mass or less, with the balance being Cu and impurities; and having a wire diameter of 0.5 mm or less, the copper alloy wire having a tensile strength of 385 MPa or more and a work-hardening exponent of 0.1 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2017
    Publication date: November 21, 2019
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Kei SAKAMOTO, Akiko INOUE, Tetsuya KUWABARA, Minoru NAKAMOTO, Yusuke OSHIMA, Yoshihiro NAKAI, Kazuhiro NANJO, Taichiro NISHIKAWA, Kiyotaka UTSUNOMIYA, Yasuyuki OOTSUKA, Kinji TAGUCHI, Hiroyuki KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10483195
    Abstract: A resin board includes: a resin layer and a through electrode buried in the resin layer, wherein the through electrode has an electrode surface exposed from a front surface or a back surface of the resin layer and a lateral surface, and the electrode surface and the lateral surface form an obtuse angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 19, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Yasushi Kobayashi, Yoshihiro Nakata, Yoshikatsu Ishizuki, Daijiro Ishibashi, Shinya Sasaki
  • Publication number: 20190341164
    Abstract: A covered electrical wire comprises a conductor and an insulating covering layer provided outside the conductor, the conductor being a stranded wire composed of a strand of a plurality of copper alloy wires: composed of a copper alloy containing Fe in an amount of 0.2% by mass or more and 1.6% by mass or less, P in an amount of 0.05% by mass or more and 0.4% by mass or less, and Sn in an amount of 0.05% by mass or more and 0.7% by mass or less, with the balance being Cu and impurities, and having a mass ratio of Fe/P of 4.0 or more; and having a wire diameter of 0.5 mm or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Kei Sakamoto, Akiko Inoue, Tetsuya Kuwabara, Minoru Nakamoto, Yusuke Oshima, Yoshihiro Nakai, Kazuhiro Nanjyo, Taichiro Nishikawa, Kiyotaka Utsunomiya, Yasuyuki Ootsuka, Kinji Taguchi, Hiroyuki Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20190331708
    Abstract: A resampling circuit converts first data updated synchronously with a first clock signal into second data updated synchronously with a second clock signal asynchronous with the first clock signal and outputs the second data. The resampling circuit calculates and outputs the second data with a time resolution of a third clock signal having a higher frequency than the first clock signal and the second clock signal, based on the first data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Inventor: Yoshihiro KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20190334540
    Abstract: A resampling circuit converts first data updated synchronously with a first clock signal into second data updated synchronously with a second clock signal asynchronous with the first clock signal and outputs the second data. The resampling circuit measures a first time interval between a plurality of successive edges of the first clock signal, and a second time interval between one of the plurality of edges of the first clock signal and an edge of the second clock signal, with a third clock signal having a higher frequency than the first clock signal and the second clock signal. The resampling circuit calculates and outputs the second data updated at the edge of the second clock signal, based on the first time interval and the second time interval, and a plurality of the first data updated at the plurality of edges of the first clock signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2019
    Publication date: October 31, 2019
    Inventor: Yoshihiro KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10449747
    Abstract: A fuel system component used to supply a fuel to a fuel tank or used to discharge the fuel from the fuel tank comprises a first resin layer; and a second resin layer formed in a similar color to that of the first resin layer and configured to include a welding portion that is welded to the first resin layer and an exposed portion that is not adjacent to or in contact with the first resin layer. A belt-like portion is formed on a first resin layer-side and conically shaped surface of the exposed portion of the second resin layer at a distance from a boundary between the welding portion and the exposed portion and is configured to include at least one of a concavity and a convexity extended intermittently or continuously.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignees: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Sakata, Mayuki Toriumi, Hideyuki Tsuzuki, Noboru Hosoe, Shota Takase, Shinji Shimokawa, Masahide Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20190301753
    Abstract: An air-conditioning apparatus includes a refrigerant pipe through which refrigerant that flows through the refrigeration cycle passes; a pipe-side plate thermally connected to the refrigerant pipe; a control box thermally connected to the pipe-side plate and containing an electric component including a heating element; a housing of an outdoor unit, the housing containing the pipe-side plate and the control box; a positioning element fixing the pipe-side plate and the control box to each other; and a fastening element fixing the control box and the positioning element to each other. At least one side surface of the housing has a work opening. A front portion of the control box is positioned closer to the work opening in the housing, and a rear portion of the control box is positioned closer to a rear surface of the housing, the rear surface facing the side surface having the work opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2016
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Inventors: Yoshihiro TANIGUCHI, Shigeo TAKATA, Shinsaku KUSUBE, Daisuke ABE, Tomoki KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20190293306
    Abstract: A refrigeration cycle apparatus includes a refrigerant circuit through which refrigerant circulates, a control box in which equipment for controlling the refrigeration cycle apparatus is accommodated, and a refrigerator for cooing a heat emitting body exposed from an opening of the control box. The heat emitting body is the equipment accommodated in the control box. The refrigerator includes a cooling body in contact with the heat emitting body, and a refrigerant pipe through which the refrigerant circulating through the refrigerant circuit passes to cool the cooling body. The refrigerant pipe is in contact with the cooling body. The pipe contact surface is different from the heating-body contact surface. The cooling body has a recessed portion at which the cooling body and the heat emitting body are not in contact with each other. The recessed portion is formed in the heating-body contact surface and spaced from the control box.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2016
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Yoshihiro TANIGUCHI, Shigeo TAKATA, Shinsaku KUSUBE, Takahiko KOBAYASHI, Takanori KOIKE
  • Publication number: 20190283563
    Abstract: A vehicle body rear structure includes: a pair of left and right rear side frames extending in a vehicle front-rear direction; a vehicle-mounted component provided between the pair of rear side frames; and a pair of support members for supporting the vehicle-mounted component. The support members respectively extend along the rear side frames and in the vehicle front-rear direction, and are respectively arranged side-by-side with the rear side frames in a vehicle width direction and inwardly of the rear side frames in the vehicle width direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Masaaki TATSUWAKI, Hideki TAI, Junya HARADA, Daisuke MATSUNAGA, Shinji KUMAGAI, Yoshikazu INOUE, Yoshihiro KOBAYASHI, Shouji YAMAZAKI