Patents by Inventor Yuki Kono

Yuki Kono 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: 11956630
    Abstract: A control device comprising, a control section configured to control an authentication process of performing a process related to device authentication together with at least one communication device on a basis of information included in a signal received through wireless communication with the communication device, wherein the control section performs control in such a manner that a signal including authentication information that is information to be used for the authentication process is transmitted to the communication device through the wireless communication, the authentication information varying depending on signal types, which are types of roles of signals to be transmitted to the communication device in the authentication process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO
    Inventors: Yosuke Ohashi, Masateru Furuta, Yuki Kono, Shigenori Nitta
  • Publication number: 20240077214
    Abstract: An indoor unit includes: a casing that has an air outlet and an air inlet, and inside which an air passage is formed; a cross flow fan disposed in the air passage and configured to blow out, through the air outlet, air sucked in from the air inlet; a stabilizer configured to stabilize vortex of air caused by circulation of air and generated inside the cross flow fan upon rotation thereof; and a guide wall having a surface defining an outlet side air passage being a part of the air passage, the part being in downstream of the cross flow fan, wherein the stabilizer has a first surface that defines a surface opposite to the guide wall in the outlet side air passage, and a part of the outlet side air passage is formed such that a distance in a vertical direction from the first surface to the guide wall gradually decreases toward the downstream.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2021
    Publication date: March 7, 2024
    Inventors: Atsushi KONO, Takuya TERAMOTO, Yuki UGAJIN, Koji YAMAGUCHI, Tetsuo YAMASHITA, Takashi IKEDA
  • Patent number: 11912032
    Abstract: A liquid ejecting apparatus includes: a liquid ejecting head configured to eject a liquid; a liquid flowing portion coupled to the liquid ejecting head and configured to flow the liquid; and a frame that houses the liquid ejecting head and the liquid flowing portion. The frame is provided with a passage hole configured to pass the liquid flowing portion along a depth direction. when viewed in the depth direction, a portion of the liquid flowing portion disposed outside the passage hole is configured to be deformed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Akihiro Toya, Kazuhiro Kobayashi, Yuki Araki, Shogo Nakada, Taiki Kono
  • Publication number: 20240006750
    Abstract: There is provided an antenna device comprising: a pattern antenna formed on a substrate; and a metal element arranged on the same substrate as the pattern antenna, wherein the metal element is arranged such that a longitudinal direction of the metal element is vertical with respect to the substrate near an area surface in which a current flows in the pattern antenna.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2023
    Publication date: January 4, 2024
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masateru FURUTA, Tadashi FUKAGAI, Yuki KONO, Yutaka KUBO, Tetsuya KOBAYASHI, Junzou OHE
  • Publication number: 20240006751
    Abstract: There is provided an antenna device comprising: a chip antenna arranged on a substrate; and a metal element arranged on the same substrate as the chip antenna, wherein the metal element is arranged such that a longitudinal direction of the metal element is vertical with respect to the substrate in a direction in which a current flows in the chip antenna.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2023
    Publication date: January 4, 2024
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO, TAIWAN INPAQ ELECTRONIC CO., LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masateru FURUTA, Tadashi FUKAGAI, Yuki KONO, Yutaka KUBO, Taiichi YAMAGUCHI, Ta-Fu CHENG, Chih-Ming SU, Tetsuya KOBAYASHI, Junzou OHE
  • Publication number: 20240006754
    Abstract: There is provided an antenna device comprising: a chip antenna that is disposed on a substrate; and a metal element that is disposed above or below the chip antenna in a direction orthogonal to a plane of the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2023
    Publication date: January 4, 2024
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO
    Inventors: Yuki KONO, Tadashi FUKAGAI, Masateru FURUTA, Yutaka KUBO
  • Patent number: 11853410
    Abstract: A control device and control method prevent an unnecessary authentication process from being executed. The control device includes a control section configured to perform an authentication process of authenticating another device by using information obtained through communication with the other device. In the case where a predetermined condition is satisfied, the control section performs control in such a manner that the authentication process is not performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO
    Inventors: Yosuke Ohashi, Masateru Furuta, Yuki Kono, Shigenori Nitta
  • Publication number: 20230324503
    Abstract: There is provided a determination device comprising a determination section configured to determine an area where a portable device is positioned, on a basis of wireless communication between a plurality of first wireless communication devices installed at different portions of a mobile object and a second wireless communication device installed in a portable device, in conformity with a designated communication standard, wherein the determination section determines the area where the portable device is positioned, by using different determination expressions depending on the respective first wireless communication devices, each of which has successfully calculated an RSSI with regard to a signal received from the second wireless communication device through wireless communication compliant with the designated communication standard and a determination target area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2022
    Publication date: October 12, 2023
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO
    Inventors: Kazuki NAIKI, Tadashi FUKAGAI, Masateru FURUTA, Yuki KONO, Keigo KAGIMOTO, Satoshi NAGAMIZO
  • Publication number: 20230324498
    Abstract: There is provided a determination device comprising a determination section configured to determine an area where a portable device is positioned, on a basis of wireless communication between a plurality of first wireless communication devices disposed at different portions in a target space where a plurality of areas is defined and a second wireless communication device installed in a portable device, in conformity with a designated communication standard, wherein the determination section determines the area where the portable device is positioned, by using different determination expressions depending on the respective first wireless communication devices, each of which has successfully calculated an RSSI with regard to a signal received from the second wireless communication device through wireless communication compliant with the designated communication standard and a determination target area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 14, 2023
    Publication date: October 12, 2023
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO
    Inventors: Kazuki NAIKI, Tadashi FUKAGAI, Masateru FURUTA, Yuki KONO, Keigo KAGIMOTO, Satoshi NAGAMIZO
  • Patent number: 11785006
    Abstract: A communication device achieves inter-device authentication with high accuracy and high responsiveness. The communication device includes a control section configured to execute a process related to transmission or reception of a first authentication signal and a second authentication signal that are necessary for a first authentication process for authentication of another communication device. The control section starts execution of a second authentication process for different authentication from the first authentication process, after transmission or reception of the first authentication signal and before transmission or reception of the second authentication signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO
    Inventors: Yosuke Ohashi, Masateru Furuta, Yuki Kono, Shigenori Nitta
  • Patent number: 11785455
    Abstract: [Object] To provide a mechanism that makes it possible to avoid inconveniences when the authentication process has abnormality. [Solution] A communication device comprising a control section configured to control each of a first process that achieves a prescribed function, and a second process that authenticates another communication device and that is different from the first process, wherein the control section performs control in such a manner that the second process is not performed in a case where abnormality is recognized.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO
    Inventors: Masateru Furuta, Shigenori Nitta, Yuki Kono, Yosuke Ohashi
  • Publication number: 20230314589
    Abstract: A control device including a control section configured to obtain distance measurement information, and perform a process according to the obtained distance measurement information, the distance measurement information being information that is obtained by transmitting and receiving a distance measurement signal between at least two communication devices, and the distance measurement signal being a signal that is transmitted and received to measure a distance between the two communication devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2021
    Publication date: October 5, 2023
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO
    Inventors: Yutaka KUBO, Shigenori NITTA, Masateru FURUTA, Yuki KONO, Yosuke OHASHI
  • Publication number: 20230305098
    Abstract: A determination device comprising a determination section configured to determine whether a portable device is positioned in a first area or a second area on a basis of results of ranging based on wireless communication between at least two first wireless communication devices and a second wireless communication device, the at least two first wireless communication devices being disposed with a boundary arrangement interposed therebetween, the boundary arrangement being arranged at a boundary between the first area and the second area, the second wireless communication device being installed in the portable device, wherein the determination section determines whether the portable device is positioned in the first area or the second area on a basis of a difference between ranging value calculated by first wireless communication device disposed in the first area and ranging value calculated by first wireless communication device disposed in the second area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 28, 2022
    Publication date: September 28, 2023
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO
    Inventors: Kazuki NAIKI, Tadashi FUKAGAI, Masateru FURUTA, Yuki KONO, Keigo KAGIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20230307708
    Abstract: Disclosed is an additive for a nonaqueous electrolyte solution, containing a first compound represented by Formula (1) and a second compound which is a carbonate compound, a cyclic sulfone compound, and/or a cyclic disulfonic acid ester compound. [In Formula (1), Q represents an alkylene group or alkenylene group having 4 to 8 carbon atoms, which forms a cyclic group together with a sulfur atom of a sulfonyl group, X represents a sulfonyl group, a carbonyl group, or a phosphoryl group, R1 represents an alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, an alkenyl group having 2 to 6 carbon atoms, an alkynyl group having 2 to 6 carbon atoms, an aryl group, an alkoxy group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, an alkenyloxy group having 2 to 6 carbon atoms, an alkynyloxy group having 2 to 6 carbon atoms, or an aryloxy group, and n represents 1 or 2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2021
    Publication date: September 28, 2023
    Inventors: Yuki KONO, Kyoka UENO
  • Publication number: 20230276395
    Abstract: A control device that communicates with a first communication device and a second communication device includes: a determination section configured to determine a position of a terminal on a basis of a first ranging result obtained from a radio wave communicated between the first communication device and the terminal and a second ranging result obtained from a radio wave communicated between the second communication device and the terminal, wherein the first communication device is disposed at a first position where it is difficult to directly receive the radio wave between a first area and a second area that are separated by a first member including material through which it is difficult for the radio wave to penetrate, and the second communication device is disposed at a second position where it is possible to directly receive the radio wave between the first area and the second area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2021
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO
    Inventors: Yuki KONO, Shigenori NITTA, Masateru FURUTA, Yosuke OHASHI
  • Publication number: 20230261261
    Abstract: Disclosed is an additive for a nonaqueous electrolyte solution, containing a first compound represented by Formula (1) and a second compound which is a carbonate compound, a cyclic sulfone compound, and/or a cyclic disulfonic acid ester compound. [In Formula (1), Q represents an alkenylene group having 4 to 8 carbon atoms, which forms a cyclic group together with a sulfur atom of a sulfonyl group, X represents a sulfonyl group, a carbonyl group, or a phosphoryl group, R1 represents an alkyl group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, an alkenyl group having 2 to 6 carbon atoms, an alkynyl group having 2 to 6 carbon atoms, an aryl group, an alkoxy group having 1 to 4 carbon atoms, an alkenyloxy group having 2 to 6 carbon atoms, an alkynyloxy group having 2 to 6 carbon atoms, or an aryloxy group, and n represents 1 or 2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2021
    Publication date: August 17, 2023
    Inventors: Yuki KONO, Moe INUI
  • Publication number: 20230239821
    Abstract: A wireless communication device having a control section configured to control transmission and reception of a wireless signal by an antenna in conformity with a designated communication standard, wherein the control section controls a timing of causing the antenna to transmit a second signal in response to a first signal received by the antenna, on a basis of fixed time and delay time related to internal transfer in the wireless communication device, the fixed time being decided in advance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2023
    Publication date: July 27, 2023
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO
    Inventors: Masateru FURUTA, Tadashi FUKAGAI, Yuki KONO, Yutaka KUBO
  • Patent number: 11695801
    Abstract: To realize more secured Authentication while convenience is secured. There is provided a communication device including a control unit configured to control a process relating to transmission or reception of a first authentication signal and a second authentication signal used for a first authentication process that is authentication between the communication device and another communication device, in which the control unit further controls a second authentication process that is authentication different from the first authentication process and starts a process relating to transmission or reception of signals used for a second authentication process that is authentication different from the first authentication process before transmission or reception of the first authentication signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2023
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO
    Inventors: Yosuke Ohashi, Masateru Furuta, Yuki Kono, Shigenori Nitta
  • Publication number: 20230205857
    Abstract: An authentication terminal (2) includes a behavior information acquisition unit (232) that acquires a plurality of types of behavior information acquired on the basis of an action of a worker who is a subject of personal authentication, and an authentication unit (25) that performs identity authentication of the worker on the basis of a comprehensive evaluation obtained by comprehensively evaluating the plurality of types of the behavior information. The authentication terminal (2) performs the identity authentication of the worker on the basis of the comprehensive evaluation obtained by comprehensively evaluating the plurality of types of the behavior information, and thus can perform user-friendly personal authentication using the behavior information of an individual.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2020
    Publication date: June 29, 2023
    Applicants: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, AnchorZ Inc.
    Inventors: Kimiaki SATO, Hidematsu HAYASHI, Takashi SAEKI, Yuki KONO, Masaaki TOKUYAMA
  • Publication number: 20230198697
    Abstract: There is provided a communication device comprising: a control unit configured to control ranging with a wireless signal in conformity with a regulated communication standard, wherein the control unit controls output intensity of a data transmission signal that has a payload based on reception sensitivity for a plurality of ranging signals transmitted to and received from other communication devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2022
    Publication date: June 22, 2023
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO
    Inventors: Masateru FURUTA, Tadashi FUKAGAI, Yuki KONO, Yutaka KUBO