Patents by Inventor Yuji Imai

Yuji Imai 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: 20210031677
    Abstract: A lever switch includes a lever main body and a rotary operation element rotatably provided at a tip end portion of the lever main body. The rotary operation element is provided with a light ON switch position at which an instruction to cause head lights and small lights to be on at all times is issued, an automatic light switch position at which an instruction to set an automatic light mode, in which a turned-on state of the head lights and the small lights is controlled based on the intensity of illumination in the vicinity of the vehicle, is issued, and a light OFF switch position at which an instruction to turn the head lights off is issued, the light ON switch position, the automatic light switch position, and the light OFF switch position being arranged in an order along a rotation direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Keisuke DOI, Yuji IMAI
  • Patent number: 10843621
    Abstract: A lever switch includes a lever main body and a rotary operation element rotatably provided at a tip end portion of the lever main body. The rotary operation element is provided with a light ON switch position at which an instruction to cause head lights and small lights to be on at all times is issued, an automatic light switch position at which an instruction to set an automatic light mode, in which a turned-on state of the head lights and the small lights is controlled based on the intensity of illumination in the vicinity of the vehicle, is issued, and a light OFF switch position at which an instruction to turn the head lights off is issued, the light ON switch position, the automatic light switch position, and the light OFF switch position being arranged in an order along a rotation direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Keisuke Doi, Yuji Imai
  • Publication number: 20200325745
    Abstract: Core sampling is enabled over a wide range of areas of the seabed. The present device is provided with a main robot that is moved underwater by remote operation, and a sampling robot that is connected to a manipulator that is attached to the main robot, and that can move in relation to the seabed. The sampling robot is provided with a core tube for excavating the seabed by being rotated and propelled, introducing into the core tube a core of the seabed by the excavation, and breaking the introduced core into core pieces. The main robot is provided with a core rack for storing the core pieces taken from inside the core tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2017
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: Koken Boring Machine Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sachihiro SUENAGA, Shinichi TAKAGAWA, Tetsuya FUKAZAWA, Shirou YOSHIOKA, Naoki UTO, Yuji IMAI, Satoshi SORIMACHI, Kenshiro ITODA, Fumisato TAJIMA
  • Publication number: 20200196229
    Abstract: A terminal device includes a communication unit that performs wireless communication with one wireless communication device set as a communication connection target; a reader that reads a predetermined identification mark; and a processor. The processor performs a connection target setting process including selection of a wireless communication device with which the communication unit performs wireless communication and setting operation of setting the wireless communication device as the communication connection target. The processor further performs a movement detection process of detecting a movement of the terminal device causing a predetermined requirement based on a read identification mark that is read by the reader and position correspondence information in which an identification mark is associated with information relating to a position of a corresponding identification mark.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventor: Yuji Imai
  • Publication number: 20200114806
    Abstract: A lever switch includes a lever main body and a rotary operation element rotatably provided at a tip end portion of the lever main body. The rotary operation element is provided with a light ON switch position at which an instruction to cause head lights and small lights to be on at all times is issued, an automatic light switch position at which an instruction to set an automatic light mode, in which a turned-on state of the head lights and the small lights is controlled based on the intensity of illumination in the vicinity of the vehicle, is issued, and a light OFF switch position at which an instruction to turn the head lights off is issued, the light ON switch position, the automatic light switch position, and the light OFF switch position being arranged in an order along a rotation direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Keisuke DOI, Yuji IMAI
  • Publication number: 20170361262
    Abstract: A compact air purification apparatus which can improve an acetaldehyde removal performance and of which the size can be reduced is provided. A compact air purification apparatus using a photocatalyst includes a housing, a photocatalyst member that is disposed in the housing and contains titanium oxides, a light emitting unit that is disposed in the housing to irradiate the photocatalyst member with ultraviolet light and includes a plurality of LED elements, and a fan that circulates air inside the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2015
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Inventor: Yuji IMAI
  • Patent number: 9838220
    Abstract: A communication method includes determining a difference state of identification numbers of communication providers corresponding to a plurality of relay transfer apparatuses on a passing outward path to an opposing communication apparatus and on a passing return path from the opposing apparatus; and switching a first virtual communication channel set between intranets and a second virtual communication channel set between the intranets to dynamically substitute and use a first communication mode of transmitting and receiving encrypted communication data to and from the opposing apparatus through the first virtual communication channel and a second communication mode of transmitting and receiving plain text communication data to and from the opposing apparatus through the second virtual communication channel, according to the determination of the difference state of the identification numbers of the providers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Yuji Imai
  • Patent number: 9413595
    Abstract: A management server 10 includes a vSW usage management table 11 for storing an index for identifying an interface for each customer intranet 4, where the interface is used to connect a VM 23 and a PC5 in the customer intranet 4 connected via a router 3 and is being used. When the management server 10 is compatible with an IPv4 network and when receiving a connection request for a connection to the router 3 connected to the customer intranet 4, the management server specifies an identifier for identifying an interface that is not stored in the vSW usage management table 11, connects the router 3 and the VM 23 by using the interface indicated by the specified identifier.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventor: Yuji Imai
  • Publication number: 20160142306
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer readable storage medium storing therein a program for causing a computer to execute a process, the process includes, receiving an inquiry of route information of a communication packet from a first virtual machine to a second virtual machine from a first virtual router relaying the communication packet from the first virtual machine, generating the route information including network identification information of a physical machine equipped with the second virtual machine based on identification information of the second virtual machine and constitution information including network identification information of the physical machine equipped with the second virtual machine, and transmitting the route information to the first virtual router.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2015
    Publication date: May 19, 2016
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Osamu SHIMOKUNI, Yuji IMAI
  • Patent number: 9293662
    Abstract: [Problem] To provide a chip-on-board light emitting device and a method for manufacturing the same such that even though the light emitting device is a chip-on-board light emitting device, it is possible to improve color rendering thereof without excessively reducing the amount of light emission and without installing special circuit patterns or performing current control. [Solution] A chip-on-board light emitting device in which a plurality of LED elements are mounted directly on a package substrate includes a circuit pattern formed on the package substrate, the circuit pattern including a plurality of mounting sections on which the plurality of LED elements are mounted and an anode electrode and cathode electrode pair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2016
    Assignee: DE L ASSOCIATES INC.
    Inventor: Yuji Imai
  • Publication number: 20160026267
    Abstract: Provided is a vehicular operating device that can improve input precision even during operation by the thumbs while the steering wheel is grasped. The vehicular operating device is installed in a steering device of a means of transport and receives an input operation, wherein the vehicular operating device is provided with an operation surface with which a detection object that performs the input operation comes in contact, and a sensor unit for detecting the position where the detection object comes in contact with the operation surface, the operation surface being provided with a design that indicates a rotation gesture area, and the sensor unit being such that a portion for determining a rotation gesture is made into an annular area accounting for the moveable range of the thumb used by the user to grasp the steering device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2014
    Publication date: January 28, 2016
    Inventor: Yuji IMAI
  • Patent number: 9207856
    Abstract: A vehicle operating device with favorable operability is provided, the operating device having improved recognition accuracy of gestural operation conducted while holding a steering wheel. A vehicle operating device comprises an input unit that is provided on a steering wheel and that detects a user operation; and a control unit that determines the user operation detected by the input unit and that outputs a control signal for controlling a device; wherein, the control unit determines that the user operation is linear when a locus (L) of the user operation does not exceed a certain width (W). 1 unit operates the air-conditioner body based on the preset temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2015
    Assignee: Nippon Seiki Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yuji Imai
  • Patent number: 9203986
    Abstract: An imaging device includes an imaging unit that images a subject to generate electronic image data; and a communication unit that communicates with a plurality of servers through a network. The imaging device also includes an image file generating unit that generates an image file including first interpretation subject information interpreted by anyone of the plurality of servers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: Olympus Corporatoin
    Inventors: Yuji Imai, Osamu Nonaka
  • Publication number: 20150097201
    Abstract: [Problem] To provide a chip-on-board light emitting device and a method for manufacturing the same such that even though the light emitting device is a chip-on-board light emitting device, it is possible to improve color rendering thereof without excessively reducing the amount of light emission and without installing special circuit patterns or performing current control. [Solution] A chip-on-board light emitting device in which a plurality of LED elements are mounted directly on a package substrate includes a circuit pattern formed on the package substrate, the circuit pattern including a plurality of mounting sections on which the plurality of LED elements are mounted and an anode electrode and cathode electrode pair.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2013
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Inventor: Yuji Imai
  • Publication number: 20150023357
    Abstract: A communication method includes determining a difference state of identification numbers of communication providers corresponding to a plurality of relay transfer apparatuses on a passing outward path to an opposing communication apparatus and on a passing return path from the opposing apparatus; and switching a first virtual communication channel set between intranets and a second virtual communication channel set between the intranets to dynamically substitute and use a first communication mode of transmitting and receiving encrypted communication data to and from the opposing apparatus through the first virtual communication channel and a second communication mode of transmitting and receiving plain text communication data to and from the opposing apparatus through the second virtual communication channel, according to the determination of the difference state of the identification numbers of the providers.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2014
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Inventor: Yuji IMAI
  • Publication number: 20140351812
    Abstract: A program causes a computer to execute a process including: receiving a command to connect first and second VMs through an L2 tunnel corresponding to particular QoS; instructing a first physical machine on which the first VM is running and which is connected to a plurality of physical networks through a first physical network interface device to use a first and second addresses in encapsulating in a first L3 packet a first L2 frame that the first VM decides to send to the second VM; and instructing the second physical machine, mutatis mutandis. Each physical network supports one or more levels in QoS. The first and second addresses correspond to a particular physical network that supports the particular QoS. The first address is one of addresses assigned to the first physical network interface device. The second address is one of addresses assigned to the second physical network interface device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2014
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Yuji IMAI, Osamu SHIMOKUNI
  • Patent number: 8886863
    Abstract: There is provided a handy terminal connected to a cradle in a removable manner, wherein the cradle has a communication function and is connected to a network. The handy terminal includes: a determining unit configured to determine whether or not the handy terminal is connected to the cradle; an identifying unit configured to identify the cradle when the determining unit determines that the handy terminal is connected to the cradle; and an address setting unit configured to set a network terminal address for identifying the handy terminal on the network, depending on the identified cradle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 11, 2014
    Assignee: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yuji Imai
  • Patent number: 8856786
    Abstract: An apparatus stores, in association with each of one or more services to be provided, a communication monitoring rule under which communication performed for providing the each of the one or more services is to be monitored. The apparatus communicates with another apparatus that is operable to run a virtual machine and run a virtual router relaying communication performed by the virtual machine. When a service to be provided by the virtual machine is selected from among the one or more services, the apparatus controls the virtual router to monitor communication performed by the virtual machine according to the communication monitoring rule associated with the selected service, by sending the communication monitoring rule to the virtual router.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Fujitsu Limited
    Inventors: Shunsuke Kikuchi, Yuji Imai
  • Publication number: 20140292652
    Abstract: A vehicle operating device with favorable operability is provided, the operating device having improved recognition accuracy of gestural operation conducted while holding a steering wheel. A vehicle operating device comprises an input unit that is provided on a steering wheel and that detects a user operation; and a control unit that determines the user operation detected by the input unit and that outputs a control signal for controlling a device; wherein, the control unit determines that the user operation is linear when a locus (L) of the user operation does not exceed a certain width (W). 1 unit operates the air-conditioner body based on the preset temperature.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2012
    Publication date: October 2, 2014
    Inventor: Yuji Imai
  • Patent number: 8799896
    Abstract: A virtual system control apparatus includes: a configuration information storage device to store configuration information for an operational system of a virtual system; a first virtual machine image storage device to store first virtual machine images for the operational system of the virtual system; a configuration change information storage device to store configuration change information that represents configuration information concerning difference between the operational system of the virtual system and plural types of test systems; a second virtual machine image storage device to store second virtual machine images for a virtual machine relating to the difference; and a controller. By adopting such data configuration of the operational system and the test system, it becomes possible to switch easily and smoothly between the operational system and the test system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 5, 2014
    Assignee: Fujitsu Limited
    Inventors: Soichi Shigeta, Yuji Imai