Patents by Inventor Yosuke Matsushita

Yosuke Matsushita 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: 11056758
    Abstract: A directional coupler includes an element body that is insulating, and a main line and a secondary line both disposed in the element body and being conductive. The directional coupler has a mount surface positioned on a mounted side when the directional coupler is mounted. A first line portion of the main line and a second line portion of the secondary line are electromagnetically coupled to each other. The first line portion has a thickness smaller than a line width of the first line portion, and is disposed in the element body in such a manner that an axis along a thickness direction of the first line portion does not intersect the mount surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2021
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yosuke Matsushita, Atsushi Kuribara
  • Patent number: 11051398
    Abstract: A ceramic electronic component according to the present disclosure includes a ceramic insulator and conductor portions including inner conductors disposed inside the ceramic insulator and outer conductors disposed outside the ceramic insulator, wherein each conductor portion has a surface and a back surface opposite to the surface, and at least one of the conductor portions includes a flat portion in which the conductor thickness is constant, surface corner portions having a round-chamfered shape in the direction from the surface toward the back surface of the inner conductor or the outer conductor, and back surface corner portions having a round-chamfered shape in the direction from the back surface toward the surface of the inner conductor or the outer conductor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yosuke Matsushita, Issei Yamamoto, Shigeru Endo, Yoshihito Otsubo
  • Publication number: 20210163048
    Abstract: A railcar bogie includes: a cross beam extending in a car width direction; a first traction motor supported by a first car longitudinal direction portion of the cross beam; a second traction motor supported by a second car longitudinal direction portion of the cross beam; and a coupling member arranged under the cross beam and between the first traction motor and the second traction motor and coupling the first traction motor and the second traction motor to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2019
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Fumikazu KOUNOIKE, Yosuke MATSUSHITA, Yoshihiro TAMURA, Yukihiro SANO, Toshifumi MACHIDA
  • Publication number: 20210136273
    Abstract: A method includes determining a pattern of a change in luminance, by demodulating an identification information to be transmitted with a ceiling light, and transmitting the identification information, by the ceiling light changing in luminance according to the determined pattern of the change in luminance. Additionally, in the determining, a first luminance change pattern, corresponding to a first body, and a second luminance change pattern, corresponding to a first header used for the first body, are determined. Furthermore, in the transmitting, the first header and the first body are transmitted by the ceiling light changing in luminance according to the first luminance change pattern, the second luminance change pattern, and the first luminance change pattern in the stated order.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki OSHIMA, Koji NAKANISHI, Hideki AOYAMA, Ikuo FUCHIGAMI, Hidehiko SHIN, Tsutomu MUKAI, Yosuke MATSUSHITA, Shigehiro IIDA, Kazunori YAMADA
  • Publication number: 20210031814
    Abstract: A bogie frame includes a cross beam extending in a car width direction and including a car width direction middle portion at which a center pin arrangement space is formed. The cross beam includes a pair of pipe members extending in the car width direction and lined up so as to be located away from each other in a car longitudinal direction, and air spring seats provided at upper surfaces of car width direction end portions of the pair of pipe members. At least one of the pair of pipe members includes a curved portion at a car width direction middle portion thereof, the curved portion projecting outward in the car longitudinal direction such that a clearance between the pair of pipe members increases. The center pin arrangement space is formed between the pair of pipe members by the curved portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Fumikazu KOUNOIKE, Yosuke MATSUSHITA, Yoshihiro TAMURA, Yukihiro SANO, Toshifumi MACHIDA
  • Patent number: 10887528
    Abstract: The method includes obtaining, using a face camera of a smart phone, identification information from a ceiling light of a facility with visible light communication, and obtaining location information of the ceiling light related to the identification information. The method also includes displaying a location related to the location information of the ceiling light on a map of the facility on a display of the smart phone. The smart phone is set on a cart in a state that the face camera is directed to a ceiling of the facility on which the ceiling light is attached, and the face camera is a CMOS sensor and the CMOS sensor is used only for the visible light communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki Oshima, Koji Nakanishi, Hideki Aoyama, Ikuo Fuchigami, Hidehiko Shin, Tsutomu Mukai, Yosuke Matsushita, Shigehiro Iida, Kazunori Yamada
  • Publication number: 20200385032
    Abstract: An elastic bushing device of a traction device includes: an outer tube supported by a bogie; an inner tube into which a center pin is fitted, the inner tube being arranged at a radially inner side of the outer tube so as to be spaced apart from the outer tube and also arranged so as to be located higher in position than the outer tube; and an elastic body sandwiched between the inner tube and the outer tube. An outer peripheral surface, opposed to the elastic body, of the inner tube is inclined downward. An inner peripheral surface, opposed to the elastic body, of the outer tube is inclined upward. The elastic body has such a shape that a surface thereof located close to the inner tube is located higher in position than a surface thereof located close to the outer tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicant: KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Fumikazu KOUNOIKE, Yosuke MATSUSHITA, Yoshihiro TAMURA, Yukihiro SANO, Toshifumi MACHIDA
  • Publication number: 20200322520
    Abstract: The method includes obtaining, using a face camera of a smart phone, identification information from a ceiling light of a facility with visible light communication, and obtaining location information of the ceiling light related to the identification information. The method also includes displaying a location related to the location information of the ceiling light on a map of the facility on a display of the smart phone. The smart phone is set on a cart in a state that the face camera is directed to a ceiling of the facility on which the ceiling light is attached, and the face camera is a CMOS sensor and the CMOS sensor is used only for the visible light communication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki OSHIMA, Koji NAKANISHI, Hideki AOYAMA, Ikuo FUCHIGAMI, Hidehiko SHIN, Tsutomu MUKAI, Yosuke MATSUSHITA, Shigehiro IIDA, Kazunori YAMADA
  • Publication number: 20200281102
    Abstract: In a high-frequency module provided with a shield member between components, improvement in the degree of freedom in design such as arrangement of components or the like is achieved while preventing damage to a wiring board. A high-frequency module 1a includes a multilayer wiring board 2, a plurality of components 3a and 3b mounted on an upper surface 20a of the multilayer wiring board 2, and a shield member 5 for shielding between the component 3a and the component 3b, in which the shield member 5 is formed in a flat plate shape, with a plurality of metal pins 5a each stacked in a thickness direction of the sealing resin layer 4 such that a length direction is made to be substantially parallel to the upper surface 20a of the multilayer wiring board 2, and a resin molded portion 5b for fixing the metal pins 5a.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshihito OTSUBO, Yosuke MATSUSHITA
  • Patent number: 10742891
    Abstract: A method includes setting an exposure time of an image sensor included in a terminal device so that, in an image obtained by capturing a subject by the image sensor, a bright line corresponding to each of a plurality of exposure lines included in the image sensor appears according to a change in luminance of the subject. The method also includes obtaining a bright line image including a plurality of bright lines, obtaining identification information of the subject, and obtaining a direction of light of the subject. Additionally, the method includes calculating a distance between the terminal device and the subject, and obtaining a location of the subject. The method further includes calculating a location of the terminal device using the distance and the location of the subject, and sending the location of the terminal device to a server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki Oshima, Koji Nakanishi, Hideki Aoyama, Ikuo Fuchigami, Hidehiko Shin, Tsutomu Mukai, Yosuke Matsushita, Shigehiro Iida, Kazunori Yamada
  • Publication number: 20200195829
    Abstract: A method includes setting an exposure time of an image sensor included in a terminal device so that, in an image obtained by capturing a subject by the image sensor, a bright line corresponding to each of a plurality of exposure lines included in the image sensor appears according to a change in luminance of the subject. The method also includes obtaining a bright line image including a plurality of bright lines, obtaining identification information of the subject, and obtaining a direction of light of the subject. Additionally, the method includes calculating a distance between the terminal device and the subject, and obtaining a location of the subject. The method further includes calculating a location of the terminal device using the distance and the location of the subject, and sending the location of the terminal device to a server.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki OSHIMA, Koji NAKANISHI, Hideki AOYAMA, Ikuo FUCHIGAMI, Hidehiko SHIN, Tsutomu MUKAI, Yosuke MATSUSHITA, Shigehiro IIDA, Kazunori YAMADA
  • Patent number: 10666871
    Abstract: An information communication method is provided for obtaining information from a subject using a terminal device that includes an image sensor having a plurality of exposure lines. The method includes setting an exposure time of the image sensor so that, in an image obtained by capturing the subject by the image sensor, a bright line corresponding to each of the plurality of exposure lines included in the image sensor appears according to a change in luminance of the subject. The method also includes obtaining a bright line image including a plurality of bright lines, obtaining identification information of the subject, and sending the identification information to a server. The method further includes obtaining menu information related to the identification information from the server, the menu information related to a restaurant where the subject is installed, and displaying the menu information on a display of the terminal device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki Oshima, Koji Nakanishi, Hideki Aoyama, Ikuo Fuchigami, Hidehiko Shin, Tsutomu Mukai, Yosuke Matsushita, Shigehiro Iida, Kazunori Yamada
  • Patent number: 10638051
    Abstract: A method includes setting an exposure time of an image sensor of a terminal of a customer so that, in an image obtained by capturing a subject, a bright line corresponding to each of a plurality of exposure lines included in the image sensor appears according to a change in luminance of the subject. The method also includes obtaining a bright line image including a plurality of bright lines, by capturing the subject that changes in luminance by the image sensor with the set exposure time, and obtaining identification information of the subject, by demodulating data specified by a pattern of the plurality of bright lines. The method further includes sending the identification information to a server, obtaining a menu listing a product of the store from the server, displaying the menu on a display of the terminal, and sending product information of the product selected by the customer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki Oshima, Koji Nakanishi, Hideki Aoyama, Ikuo Fuchigami, Tsutomu Mukai, Hidehiko Shin, Yosuke Matsushita, Shigehiro Iida, Kazunori Yamada
  • Patent number: 10616496
    Abstract: An information communication method obtains information from a subject using a terminal device that includes an image sensor. The method includes setting an exposure time of the image sensor having a plurality of exposure lines so that a bright line corresponding to each of the plurality of exposure lines appears according to a change in luminance of the subject. The method also includes obtaining a bright line image including a plurality of bright lines, by capturing the subject that changes in luminance by the image sensor, and obtaining identification information of the subject. The subject has a rectangular shape, is captured with an around view of the subject. Each of the plurality of bright lines appears within the rectangular shape of the subject in the bright line image, and follows a direction between long sides of the rectangular shape of the subject in the bright line image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki Oshima, Koji Nakanishi, Hideki Aoyama, Ikuo Fuchigami, Hidehiko Shin, Tsutomu Mukai, Yosuke Matsushita, Shigehiro Iida, Kazunori Yamada
  • Patent number: 10600560
    Abstract: An electronic component includes a main body, an inner conductor inside the main body, one or more outer electrodes on a bottom surface of the main body and not provided on four side surfaces of the main body, and a shield electrode covering the four side surfaces of the main body and having a cylindrical or substantially cylindrical shape, the shield electrode not being physically connected to any of the one or more outer electrodes at a surface of the main body and being connected to the inner conductor at a surface of the main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yutaka Masuda, Kunihiro Miyahara, Yosuke Matsushita, Issei Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20200083587
    Abstract: A multilayer electronic component includes an element body including a plurality of base layers stacked in a first direction, an inner conductor disposed in the element body, and a mounting terminal connected to the inner conductor. The multilayer electronic component has a mount surface positioned on a mounted side when the multilayer electronic component is mounted. The mount surface is disposed so as not to intersect an axis along the first direction. The mounting terminal is disposed on the mount surface and embedded from the mount surface into the element body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Yosuke MATSUSHITA, Ryota ASAI
  • Publication number: 20200083588
    Abstract: A directional coupler includes an element body that is insulating, and a main line and a secondary line both disposed in the element body and being conductive. The directional coupler has a mount surface positioned on a mounted side when the directional coupler is mounted. A first line portion of the main line and a second line portion of the secondary line are electromagnetically coupled to each other. The first line portion has a thickness smaller than a line width of the first line portion, and is disposed in the element body in such a manner that an axis along a thickness direction of the first line portion does not intersect the mount surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Yosuke MATSUSHITA, Atsushi KURIBARA
  • Patent number: 10531010
    Abstract: An information communication method obtains information from a subject using a terminal device that includes an image sensor. The method includes setting an exposure time of the image sensor having a plurality of exposure lines so that a bright line corresponding to each of the plurality of exposure lines included in the image sensor appears according to a change in luminance of the subject. The method also includes obtaining a bright line image including a plurality of bright lines, and obtaining identification information of the subject. In the obtaining of the bright line image, an exposure time of each of the plurality of exposure lines partially overlaps with an exposure time of an adjacent one of the plurality of exposure lines. During asynchronous communication, a minimum width of the stripe pattern corresponds to at least two bright lines in the obtained bright line image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki Oshima, Koji Nakanishi, Hideki Aoyama, Ikuo Fuchigami, Hidehiko Shin, Yosuke Matsushita, Shigehiro Iida, Tsutomu Mukai, Kazunori Yamada
  • Patent number: 10531009
    Abstract: An information communication method selectively obtains a location of a terminal device. Determining the location of the terminal device by wireless communication with a wireless access point includes receiving a radio signal including a first identification information to identify a location of the wireless access point, and calculating the location of the terminal device using the identified location of the wireless access point, which is identified by the first identification information. Determining the location of the terminal device by visible light communication with a subject provides higher accuracy and includes setting an exposure time of an image sensor having a plurality to exposure lines so that a bright line corresponding to each of the plurality of exposure lines included in the image sensor appears according to a change in luminance of the subject, obtaining a bright line image by capturing the subject, and demodulating data from the bright line image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki Oshima, Koji Nakanishi, Hideki Aoyama, Ikuo Fuchigami, Hidehiko Shin, Tsutomu Mukai, Yosuke Matsushita, Shigehiro Iida, Kazunori Yamada
  • Patent number: 10523876
    Abstract: An information communication method obtains information from a subject using a terminal device that includes an image sensor having a plurality of exposure lines. The method includes setting an exposure time of the image sensor so that, in an image obtained by capturing the subject by the image sensor, a bright line corresponding to each of the plurality of exposure lines included in the image sensor appears according to a change in luminance of the subject. The method also includes obtaining a bright line image by capturing the subject that changes in luminance by the image sensor with the set exposure time, and obtaining identification information of the subject. An exposure time of each of the plurality of exposure lines partially overlaps with an exposure time of an adjacent one of the plurality of exposure lines, and the subject includes a first area and a second area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Mitsuaki Oshima, Koji Nakanishi, Hideki Aoyama, Ikuo Fuchigami, Hidehiko Shin, Tsutomu Mukai, Yosuke Matsushita, Shigehiro Iida, Kazunori Yamada