Patents by Inventor Yoshihiro Yao

Yoshihiro Yao 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: 5793638
    Abstract: An object of this invention is to provide efficient operations of a production line for producing finished products by performing working in which a variety of parts are selectively combined with one another during a plurality of processes. A semi-finished product produced in processes (1 and 2) is assigned to an article number; parts serving as raw materials, a supplier of the semi-finished product, or a destination of the semi-finished product or part are specified; and these specified data are distributed and transmitted from a higher level system (4) to respective control systems (5, 6, 7 and 8) as planned data to be executed and planned data to be received.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 1996
    Date of Patent: August 11, 1998
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Komatsu Seisakusho
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Yao, Nobuo Miyamoto, Hideyuki Wakai