Patents by Inventor Yoshikazu Kobayashi

Yoshikazu 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).

  • Patent number: 10730380
    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: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaaki Tatsuwaki, Hideki Tai, Junya Harada, Daisuke Matsunaga, Shinji Kumagai, Yoshikazu Inoue, Yoshihiro Kobayashi, Shouji Yamazaki
  • Publication number: 20200243873
    Abstract: A carbon catalyst, a battery electrode, and a battery each having excellent catalytic activity and excellent durability. The carbon catalyst includes iron, exhibits a weight reduction ratio in the temperature range from 200° C. to 1,200° C. of 12.0 wt % or less measured by thermogravimetric analysis in a nitrogen atmosphere, and has a carbon structure that exhibits, in X-ray absorption fine structure analysis of a K absorption edge of the iron, the following (a) and/or (b): (a) a ratio of a normalized absorbance at 7,130 eV to a normalized absorbance at 7,110 eV is 7.0 or more; and (b) a ratio of a normalized absorbance at 7,135 eV to a normalized absorbance at 7,110 eV is 7.0 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: NISSHINBO HOLDINGS INC.
    Inventors: Yoshikazu KOBAYASHI, Yuji KUBOTA, Tetsutaro SATO, Takeaki KISHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200127301
    Abstract: A carbon catalyst has a carbon structure with a crystallite size Lc falling within 0.90 nm or more and 1.20 nm or less calculated through use of a Bragg angle of a diffraction peak fbroad at a diffraction angle 2? of 24.0°±4.0° obtained by separating a diffraction peak in the vicinity of a diffraction angle 2? of 26° in an X-ray diffraction pattern obtained by powder X-ray diffraction using a CuK? ray, and a carbon dioxide desorption amount from 650° C. to 1,200° C. of 97 ?mol/g or less, a total of a carbon monoxide desorption amount and a carbon dioxide desorption amount from 650° C. to 1,200° C. of 647 ?mol/g or less, or a carbon monoxide desorption amount from 650° C. to 1,200° C. of 549 ?mol/g or less in a temperature programmed desorption method including measuring a carbon dioxide desorption amount from 25° C. to 1,200° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2018
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: NISSHINBO HOLDINGS INC.
    Inventors: Tetsutaro SATO, Yuji KUBOTA, Takeaki KISHIMOTO, Kumi NARIZUKA, Koji KAMATA, Yoshikazu KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10625887
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a banknote handling apparatus 100 functioning as a paper sheet bundling device configured to bundle stacked banknotes with a tape T. The apparatus includes bundling stackers 4, 4 configured to bundle the banknotes, a tape loop forming unit 92 configured to form a small tape loop L1 from the tape T and then feed the tape T to enlarge the small tape loop L1 into a large tape loop L2, and a second transport unit 8 configured to grip the banknotes stacked in the bundling stackers 4 to transport the banknotes into the large tape loop L2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: GLORY LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshikazu Mitsusada, Toshihiko Kobayashi, Hitoshi Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10611132
    Abstract: In order to provide a polyethylene sealant film having great strength and good heat sealability, despite being thin, a multilayer polyethylene sealant film is produced by a method including coextruding and stretching a sealant layer formed of a low density polyethylene resin or linear low density polyethylene resin and an orientation layer including a polyethylene resin having a melting point higher than the sealant layer, by an inflation method at a temperature higher than the melting point of the sealant layer and higher than the Vicat softening temperature, but lower than the melting point of the orientation layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: HOSOKAWA YOKO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yukio Kobayashi, Yohei Kageyama, Munenori Miyazaki, Yoshihiro Kojima, Yoshikazu Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10554348
    Abstract: This information processing system inputs/outputs data normally, even when a serial communication bus is extended by network communication. The information processing system is provided with: a device; a device control unit for controlling the device; a device interface unit which interfaces with the device control unit; an information processing device provided with an application interface unit which interfaces with an application; a channel establishment unit which connects, via a communication unit, the application interface unit and the device interface unit, and establishes a control channel and a data channel between the application and the device; and an error suppression unit which suppresses the occurrence of error in data transfer over the channel established by the channel establishment unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventor: Yoshikazu Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20190394416
    Abstract: An imaging device includes: a plurality of pixels arranged to form rows and columns and each configured to output a signal in accordance with an incident light, a plurality of column signal processing units provided in association with the columns and each having an A/D conversion unit that performs A/D conversion on a signal output from the pixels arranged on a corresponding column, a plurality of memory units provided in association with the columns and each having a memory that holds digital data output from the column signal processing unit of a corresponding column, a transfer unit that sequentially outputs the digital data held in each of the plurality of memory units to a common output line, and a bit value inversion unit that inverts a value of a bit of one of first and second digital data sequentially output to the common output line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 17, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Daisuke Kobayashi, Yoshikazu Yamazaki, Kazuo Yamazaki, Wataru Endo
  • Patent number: 10501875
    Abstract: A melt-blown nonwoven fabric includes a fiber containing a thermoplastic resin, wherein apparent density is 0.1 to 0.4 g/cm3 and KES surface roughness of at least one surface of the fabric sheet is up to 1.2 ?m; and a method of producing the fabric includes conveying a web of the nonwoven fabric by sandwiching the web between two belt conveyers each including a belt having a smooth surface, providing a heat treatment zone where a surface of one or both of the belt conveyers has been heated to a temperature not lower than cold crystallization temperature of the thermoplastic resin and not higher than the temperature ?3° C. lower than melting temperature of the thermoplastic resin in at least a part of a course between the belts, and heating the nonwoven fabric web in the heat treatment zone by contacting both surfaces of the nonwoven fabric web with the belt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Daiki Shimada, Youhei Nakano, Yoshikazu Yakake, Takuji Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10442735
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide an inorganic substance-laminated sheet that can be used suitably for applications that require high gas barrier properties. The inorganic substance-laminated sheet includes a sheet having a dispersed structure with a structural period of 0.001 ?m to 100 ?m on at least one surface and an inorganic substance layer covering the surface having the dispersed structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshikazu Sato, Keiichiro Nomura, Motoyuki Suzuki, Sadayuki Kobayashi, Minoru Yoshida
  • 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
  • Publication number: 20190276082
    Abstract: A vehicle rear structure includes: a pair of rear side frames provided on right and left sides at a rear part of a vehicle body; side sills connected to front parts of the rear side frames and extending on the right and left sides of the vehicle body, respectively; and an on-board component, at least part of which is arranged side by side with the rear side frames in a vehicle width direction. Each side sill includes a weak part located ahead of the on-board component and having a lower strength than a strength of a region of the rear side frame arranged side by side with the on-board component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Masaaki TATSUWAKI, Hideki TAI, Junya HARADA, Daisuke MATSUNAGA, Shinji KUMAGAI, Yoshikazu INOUE, Yoshihiro KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10399370
    Abstract: The printing apparatus includes a supply section that supports a plurality of rolls into which roll-paper strips are wound and supplies the roll-paper strips, a transport section that applies respective transporting forces to the supplied roll-paper strips and transports the roll-paper strips, a printing section that performs printing onto the transported roll-paper strips, and a tension-imparting section that individually imparts respective tensile forces to a plurality of roll-paper strips against the transporting forces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Yoji Takahashi, Masaki Kobayashi, Junya Kato, Yoshikazu Hama
  • Patent number: 10395547
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus that readily supports to provide hardware resources for implementing ICT education in the field of education. The information processing apparatus includes a device information receiver that receives, via a network, device information for identifying a device connected to a portable terminal, an education application selector that selects, based on the device information, an education application to be provided to the device, and an education application provider that provides the education application to the device via the network and the portable terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventor: Yoshikazu Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10372632
    Abstract: The information processing system includes: a plurality of operation devices respectively connected to a plurality of communication terminals; operation integration means that inputs information about an operation on the plurality of operation devices; a display device that has a communication function; control means that controls generation of a screen related to information about an operation from the plurality of operation devices; and display control means that causes the display device to display the screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventor: Yoshikazu Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20190190034
    Abstract: A carbon catalyst, a battery electrode, and a battery, each exhibits excellent catalytic performance. A carbon catalyst contains two kinds of transition metals and has such a carbon structure that an interplanar spacing d002, which is determined from a Bragg angle of one of three diffraction peaks fbroad, fmiddle, and fnarrow obtained by separating a diffraction peak around a diffraction angle (2?) of 26° in an X-ray diffraction pattern of powder X-ray diffraction with a CuK? ray, the one diffraction peak being the diffraction peak fbroad, is 0.374 nm or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicants: NISSHINBO HOLDINGS INC., NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION GUNMA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yoshikazu KOBAYASHI, Yuji KUBOTA, Jun-ichi OZAKI, Takafumi ISHII, Takuya MAIE
  • Patent number: 10304606
    Abstract: A coil assembly includes a coil unit in which a coil obtained by winding a winding wire is disposed around a magnetic core, a coil case that accommodates the coil unit, and a potting material with which an inside of the coil case is filled, and the coil case has an elastic fixing portion that is attachable to a resin member to which the coil case is to be fixed. The above-described configuration makes it possible to provide a coil assembly that is unlikely to crack and generate abnormal noises.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignees: AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Junya Aichi, Yoshikazu Sasaki, Kyungwoo Kim, Shigeki Yamane, Takehito Kobayashi, Yukinori Kita, Tomohiro Ooi, Toru Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10218816
    Abstract: An embodiment of this invention is directed to an information processing system including a communication apparatus including an IP interface and a non-IP interface and capable of connecting to the Internet, an input device, and an output device, and a server capable of communicating with the communication apparatus via the IP interface. The server stores the combination of the input device and the output device connected to the non-IP interface of the communication apparatus and an operation to be performed by the input device or the output device in association with each other, detects the input device and the output device connected to the non-IP interface of the communication apparatus, decides the operation to be performed by the input device or the output device upon detecting the input device and the output device connected to the non-IP interface of the communication apparatus, and instructs the input device or the output device to do the decided operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventor: Yoshikazu Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10154390
    Abstract: To attempt to extend a providing service by allowing collection of various kinds of information and early restoration of a defective function in a disaster response infrastructure network, in a disaster information system, a disaster information management apparatus for collecting disaster information via a network includes a terminal information acquirer that acquires terminal information including the current position and identification information of a portable terminal, a need information generator that generates, from received disaster information, need information including information about a need which can be satisfied by the operation of an apparatus, and a request information generator that generates, based on the terminal information and the need information, request information for requesting the portable terminal existing within a range of a predetermined distance from the occurrence location of the need to operate the apparatus necessary for satisfying the need, and transmits the request informa
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 11, 2018
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventor: Yoshikazu Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10142389
    Abstract: A system of this invention is directed to an information processing system in which a server processes a file unprocessable by a communication terminal and the communication terminal outputs the processed file. The information processing system includes the communication terminal and the server. The communication terminal includes a loader that loads a file, a determiner that determines whether the communication terminal has an application used to process the loaded file, a requester that transmits a request, to the server connected via a wireless communication network, to supply output data having the same contents as the unprocessable loaded file, for which it is determined that the communication terminal has no application, and being to be output for a user at the communication terminal, a receiver that receives the output data from the server, and an output unit that performs output for the user based on the received output data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventor: Yoshikazu Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20180257015
    Abstract: The prevent invention addresses the problem of providing a filter cloth for a bag filter, which has excellent collection efficiency, has excellent collection efficiency, provides low pressure drop and is resistant to clogging, and also has excellent dust-off ability; a method for producing the same; and a bag filter. As a means for resolution, a nonwoven fabric containing an ultrafine fiber having a fiber diameter D of 200 to 2,000 nm is laminated on a base material to form a filter cloth for a bag filter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2016
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Applicant: TEIJIN LIMITED
    Inventors: Mie KAMIYAMA, Yoshikazu KOBAYASHI, Kazuyoshi SAKITA