Patents by Inventor Yoshinori Nakano

Yoshinori Nakano 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: 20210097686
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for recognizing pathological images captured by alternate image capturing devices. In embodiments, a computer-implemented method includes: obtaining, by a computing device, a classifier generated based on a plurality of standardized training pathology images associated with a known classification and generated by a first type of device; receiving, by the computing device, an alternate pathology image captured by a second type of device; standardizing, by the computing device, the alternate pathology image; determining, by the computing device, a classification of the alternate pathology image based on applying the generated classifier; and outputting, by the computing device, information regarding the determined classification to aid in diagnosis of a medical condition represented by the alternate pathology image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Inventors: Yusuke TAKEUCHI, Yoshinori KABEYA, Hiroki NAKANO, Issei OZAWA, Sho YONEZAWA
  • Publication number: 20210095054
    Abstract: A method for producing a fluoropolymer, which includes polymerizing a fluoromonomer in an aqueous medium in the presence of a surfactant to provide a fluoropolymer, wherein the surfactant is a carboxylic acid type hydrocarbon-containing surfactant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2019
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hirotoshi YOSHIDA, Taketo KATO, Kenji ICHIKAWA, Yohei FUJIMOTO, Yoshinori NANBA, Kengo ITO, Masahiro HIGASHI, Satoru YONEDA, Akiyoshi YAMAUCHI, Sumi ISHIHARA, Moe HOSOKAWA, Marina NAKANO, Yuuji TANAKA, Yosuke KISHIKAWA, Hirokazu AOYAMA, Masamichi SUKEGAWA, Taku YAMANAKA, Hiroyuki SATO
  • Publication number: 20210039400
    Abstract: A printing apparatus comprises: a print head comprising, for each of a plurality of types of inks, an ejection opening and pressure chamber, and configured to perform printing operation by ejecting the ink from the ejection opening; a circulation unit capable of circulating the ink of each ink type; a determination unit configured to determine an accumulated time for which a first type of ink is circulated by the circulation unit in the printing operation using the first type of ink and not using a second type of ink different from the first type of ink; and a control unit configured to perform control based on the determined accumulated time to cause the circulation unit to circulate at least the second type of ink among the plurality of types of inks in a case where the accumulated time is longer than a predetermined time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2020
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Inventors: Takatoshi Nakano, Yoshinori Nakagawa, Atsushi Takahashi, Takuya Fukasawa
  • Publication number: 20210032381
    Abstract: A method for producing a fluoropolymer which includes polymerizing a fluoromonomer in an aqueous medium in the presence of a surfactant to provide a fluoropolymer, the surfactant being represented by the general formula (1): CR1R2R4—CR3R5—X-A, wherein R1 to R5 are each H or a monovalent substituent, with the proviso that at least one of R1 and R3 represents a group represented by the general formula: —Y—R6 and at least one of R2 and R5 represents a group represented by the general formula: —X-A or a group represented by the general formula: —Y—R6; and A is the same or different at each occurrence and is —COOM, —SO3M, or —OSO3M. Also disclosed is a surfactant for polymerization represented by the general formula (1), a method for producing a fluoropolymer using the surfactant and a composition including a fluoropolymer and the surfactant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2019
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Taketo KATO, Satoru YONEDA, Masahiro HIGASHI, Akiyoshi YAMAUCHI, Sumi ISHIHARA, Yosuke KISHIKAWA, Moe HOSOKAWA, Marina NAKANO, Hirotoshi YOSHIDA, Yoshinori NANBA, Kengo ITO, Chiaki OKUI, Kenji ICHIKAWA, Yohei FUJIMOTO, Hirokazu AOYAMA, Masamichi SUKEGAWA, Taku YAMANAKA, Hiroyuki SATO
  • Patent number: 10902590
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for recognizing pathological images captured by alternate image capturing devices. In embodiments, a computer-implemented method includes: obtaining, by a computing device, a classifier generated based on a plurality of standardized training pathology images associated with a known classification and generated by a first type of device; receiving, by the computing device, an alternate pathology image captured by a second type of device; standardizing, by the computing device, the alternate pathology image; determining, by the computing device, a classification of the alternate pathology image based on applying the generated classifier; and outputting, by the computing device, information regarding the determined classification to aid in diagnosis of a medical condition represented by the alternate pathology image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Takeuchi, Yoshinori Kabeya, Hiroki Nakano, Issei Ozawa, Sho Yonezawa
  • Publication number: 20210008921
    Abstract: An image forming device comprises: a receiving part that receives image data containing first image data relating to a black and white image and second image data relating to a foil image; a carrying path along which a recording medium is carried in a predetermined direction; an inkjet printing part, arranged on the carrying path, injects an ink based on the first image data to the recording medium, and forms the black and white image or the color image on the recording medium; a toner image printing part, arranged on the carrying path, forms the toner image for adhesion based on the second image data, and transfers the toner image to the recording medium; and a foil image forming part, arranged on the carrying path, enables the toner image transferred to the recording medium to melt and attaches the foil to the melted toner image to form the foil image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: Tetsuya SAKAI, Yoshinori TSUTSUMI, Kenji TSURU, Munenori NAKANO
  • Patent number: 10885316
    Abstract: Information processing apparatus includes an input unit configured to input a captured image capturing a target object in a real environment, an obtaining unit configured to obtain an illumination condition in the real environment; a generation unit configured to generate a variation image as an image of a registration object reflecting the illumination condition based on three-dimensional data of the registration object and the obtained illumination condition, and a collation unit configured to collate the registration object with the target object based on a feature amount of the variation image and a feature amount of the captured image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Atsuo Nomoto, Yoshinori Ito, Hiroshi Sato, Satoshi Yashiro, Hideo Noro, Shunsuke Nakano, Kiyotaka Takahashi, Takahisa Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20200388861
    Abstract: A sheet attaching apparatus includes a gripping mechanism that grips one end portion, in a longitudinal direction, of a first sheet that has been drawn out from a first supply roll; a moving mechanism that allows the first sheet to be attached to a second sheet by moving the gripping mechanism to cause the first sheet to approach and contact the second sheet that passes through an attaching portion provided in a feeding path; and a releasing mechanism that releases a grip of the gripping mechanism on the first sheet, after the first sheet has contacted the second sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshinori Kawamura, Keiichi Shiraishi, Junichi Nakano, Toru Ikeda, Kunitoshi Sugaya
  • Patent number: 10850529
    Abstract: A printing apparatus comprises: a print head comprising, for each of a plurality of types of inks, an ejection opening and pressure chamber, and configured to perform printing operation by ejecting the ink from the ejection opening; a circulation unit capable of circulating the ink of each ink type; a determination unit configured to determine an accumulated time for which a first type of ink is circulated by the circulation unit in the printing operation using the first type of ink and not using a second type of ink different from the first type of ink; and a control unit configured to perform control based on the determined accumulated time to cause the circulation unit to circulate at least the second type of ink among the plurality of types of inks in a case where the accumulated time is longer than a predetermined time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takatoshi Nakano, Yoshinori Nakagawa, Atsushi Takahashi, Takuya Fukasawa
  • Patent number: 10843467
    Abstract: There is provided a liquid ejecting apparatus including: a print head having an ejection opening surface on which an ejection opening array for ejecting a liquid is provided in a first direction; a cap unit for protecting the ejection opening array; a moving unit configured to relatively move the print head and the cap unit; a first positioning portion for locating the print head and the cap unit in a first relative position where the print head and the cap unit come into contact with each other; and a second positioning portion for locating the print head and the cap unit in a second relative position where the print head and the cap unit come into contact with each other, the second relative position being different from the first relative position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroshi Nakai, Noriko Sato, Yoshinori Nakagawa, Takatoshi Nakano, Atsushi Takahashi, Takuya Fukasawa
  • Patent number: 10843468
    Abstract: Provided is an inkjet printing apparatus and recovery method capable of executing wiping according to the state of ink attached to the ejection opening surface. The inkjet printing apparatus includes: a printing unit to perform printing by ejecting ink from ejection openings; a wiping unit to perform first wiping for an ejection opening surface having the ejection openings and to perform second wiping having higher performance of removing ink from the ejection opening surface than the first wiping; and an obtaining unit to obtain information on a temperature of the ejection opening surface. The control unit, based on the information, causes the wiping unit to perform the first wiping or the second wiping.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yoshinori Nakagawa, Takatoshi Nakano, Atsushi Takahashi, Takuya Fukasawa
  • Patent number: 10843479
    Abstract: A liquid supply apparatus comprises: a liquid supply unit to perform an operation to supply liquid from a main tank to a sub tank; a liquid surface detection unit configured to detect a liquid surface of the liquid stored in the sub tank; and a control unit configured to control the liquid supply unit to execute first liquid supply operation to control the liquid supply unit to supply liquid to the sub tank until the liquid surface is detected by the liquid surface detection unit and a second liquid supply operation to supply liquid to the sub tank after the liquid surface is detected by the liquid surface detection unit. The control unit controls, based on at least one of a liquid supply amount and a liquid supply time in the first liquid supply operation, the time during which the second liquid supply operation is executed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Atsushi Takahashi, Yoshinori Nakagawa, Takatoshi Nakano, Takuya Fukasawa
  • Patent number: 10836180
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes: a printing unit configured to eject ink supplied from a storage unit to perform a printing operation; a detection unit configured to detect ink stored in the storage unit; and an acquisition unit configured to acquire a consumption amount of ink consumed in the printing operation from the storage unit. The printing apparatus includes: a calculation unit configured to calculate a decrease amount that is a difference between the ink amount in the storage unit detected by the detection unit prior to the printing operation and the ink amount in the storage unit detected by the detection unit after the printing operation; and a determination unit configured to determine an ink leakage in a case where a difference between the decrease amount calculated by the calculation unit and the consumption amount acquired by the acquisition unit is larger than a threshold value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Atsushi Takahashi, Yoshinori Nakagawa, Takatoshi Nakano, Takuya Fukasawa, Tsuyoshi Saeki, Toshiaki Tokisawa
  • Publication number: 20200333739
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus fixes a toner image onto a sheet by a fixer, and includes: a re-feeding path that normally conveys the sheet having passed through the fixer and guides the sheet toward the fixer; and a hardware processor that switches between first control to discharge the sheet having passed through the fixer toward a discharge destination and second control to re-feed the sheet having passed through the fixer to the fixer through the re-feeding path, depending on a type of an image which is a source of formation of the toner image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2020
    Publication date: October 22, 2020
    Inventors: TETSUYA SAKAI, YOSHINORI TSUTSUMI, KENJI TSURU, MUNENORI NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20200325291
    Abstract: A second resin-impregnated fiber sheet (12) contains fibers extending in a first direction. A third resin-impregnated fiber sheet (13) contains fibers extending in a second direction that is different from the first direction. A first main surface (1a) is provided with a plurality of first linear protruding portions (1a1) extending in the first direction. A second main surface (1b) is provided with a plurality of second linear protruding portions (1b1) extending in the second direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2017
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshinori NAKANO, Masanori NAKAMURA, Setsuo NAKAJIMA, Masakazu KADOYAMA, Yasushi NAKATA
  • Patent number: 10801605
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a pressure control device that improves the workability in assembling a body and a filter unit. The pressure control device includes a body and a filter unit. The body has a flow path that includes a groove and a widened part. The widened part is connected to the groove, extends to a bottom of the groove, and has a width larger than a width of the groove. The filter unit is housed along a depth direction of the widened part to capture foreign matter mixed in a fluid that passes through the flow path. The filter unit includes a cylindrical frame and a flat plate-shaped filter member, wherein the frame includes a through hole part that penetrates in a direction orthogonal to a central axis, and the filter member is disposed to block the through hole part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: NIDEC TOSOK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeshi Nakano, Yoshinori Yamaki, Tomohiro Yasuda, Weiming Chen, Kenta Kuramochi
  • Patent number: 10795313
    Abstract: An image forming device that prints a first image using first toner and prints a second image using foil on a sheet of paper, includes: a former that forms a first toner image by the first toner of the first image on the paper and forms a second toner image by second toner different from the first toner of the second image on the paper; a fixer that fixes the first toner image and the second toner image formed on the paper; a melter that melts the second toner out of the first toner and the second toner fixed to the paper; and a foil printer that prints the second image by bonding the foil to the melted second toner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Tetsuya Sakai, Yoshinori Tsutsumi, Kenji Tsuru, Munenori Nakano
  • Patent number: 10750774
    Abstract: An extraction method of a flavor constituent comprises: a step A for heating a tobacco raw material which is subjected to an alkali treatment; and a step B for bringing a release component released in the gas phase in the step A into contact with a collection solvent at normal temperature until any time from when a first condition is satisfied to when a second condition is satisfied. The first condition is determined based on a residual rate of nicotine component. The second condition is determined based on a remaining amount of nicotine component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: JAPAN TOBACCO INC.
    Inventors: Yoshinori Fujisawa, Takuma Nakano, Manabu Yamada
  • Publication number: 20200257685
    Abstract: To make it possible to automatically generate an objective variable so that even those who are unskilled in data processing can freely conduct an analysis. It is recognized whether a type of an attribute value of each attribute of analysis target data is a numeric type indicating that it is a numeric value or a category type indicating that it is a category. At least one attribute that is a numeric type is set as an attribute of an aggregation target, at least one attribute that is a category type is set as an attribute of an aggregation unit, and for each category value of the attribute of the aggregation unit, a numeric value of the attribute of the aggregation target is aggregated based on a previously prepared aggregation function to generate a new objective variable candidate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2019
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: Keyence Corporation
    Inventors: Taiga NOMI, Yoshinori NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20200254797
    Abstract: A recording apparatus including: a recording head that includes an ejection component that ejects a liquid; a circulation unit configured to perform a circulation operation of circulating the liquid in a circulation route including the recording head; a cleaning mechanism that performs a cleaning process with respect to the recording head; and a preliminary ejection unit configured to perform a preliminary ejection operation of preliminarily ejecting the liquid from the ejection component. The cleaning mechanism performs the cleaning process in a state in which circulation of the liquid is stopped, and at least one of the circulation operation by the circulation unit and the preliminary ejection operation by the preliminary ejection unit is performed after the cleaning process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Inventors: Takuya Fukasawa, Takatoshi Nakano, Atsushi Takahashi, Yoshinori Nakagawa