Patents by Inventor Yusuke Nakagawa

Yusuke Nakagawa 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: 10967253
    Abstract: An operating device includes a movable part capable of moving between a first position and a second position, with the movable part being capable of operation by the finger of the user gripping the operating device. The operating device includes a regulating part that regulates a range in which the movable part can move, and a control part that determines the amount of regulation in which the movable part can move and provides the regulating part with an instruction to regulate the range in which the movable part can move according to the amount of regulation which has been determined.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: Yusuke Nakagawa, Ikuo Yamano, Shinichi Hirata, Yuichi Machida, Yoichi Nishimaki
  • Patent number: 10969867
    Abstract: An information processing system includes a controller device to be fastened to a user's hand and an information processing apparatus that is connected to the controller device to exchange information with the controller device. The controller device includes a vibrating element causing a housing of the controller device to vibrate, receives information indicating a vibration intensity of the vibrating element, and acquires information related to a contact area between the controller device and the user's hand so as to cause the vibrating element to vibrate. Also, the controller device or the information processing apparatus corrects information indicating the vibration intensity on a basis of information acquired by acquisition means of the controller device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: Yusuke Nakagawa, Ikuo Yamano
  • Patent number: 10968528
    Abstract: A steel sheet for cans which exhibits excellent weldability; and a production method therefore include the surface of a steel sheet in order from the steel sheet side, a chromium metal layer and a hydrous chromium oxide layer. The deposited amount of the chromium metal layer is 50-200 mg/m2. The deposited amount of the hydrous chromium oxide layer in terms of chromium is 3-30 mg/m2. The chromium metal layer includes: a base part having a thickness of 7.0 nm or higher; and granular protrusions which are on the base part, have a maximum grain size of 200 nm or lower, and have a number density per unit area of at least 30 per ?m2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: JFE STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Nakagawa, Takeshi Suzuki, Mikito Suto, Katsumi Kojima, Yuya Baba, Hanyou Sou, Yoichiro Yamanaka, Shunsuke Tokui
  • Publication number: 20210095905
    Abstract: The refrigeration cycle apparatus includes a refrigerant circuit, a controller to control the refrigerant circuit, a bypass flow path, and a flow control valve. The bypass flow path communicates between the discharge side of the compressor and the first outdoor heat exchanger or between the discharge side of the compressor and the second outdoor heat exchanger. The flow control valve is provided to the bypass flow path. The refrigerant circuit is configured to be able to perform a heating defrosting simultaneous operation. The heating defrosting simultaneous operation is an operation of supplying part of the refrigerant discharged from the compressor to one of the first outdoor heat exchanger and the second outdoor heat exchanger via the bypass flow path, causing the other of the first outdoor heat exchanger and the second outdoor heat exchanger to serve as an evaporator, and causing the indoor heat exchanger to serve as a condenser.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Inventors: Yusuke TASHIRO, Yasuhide HAYAMARU, Masakazu KONDO, Masakazu SATO, Naoki NAKAGAWA, Atsushi KAWASHIMA
  • Patent number: 10963055
    Abstract: Provided is a control system that includes a vibration mechanism that generates a vibration and presents the vibration to a user and a control apparatus that controls the vibration mechanism. The control apparatus acquires vibration data representative of a waveform of a vibration that is to be generated by the vibration mechanism and causes the vibration mechanism to generate a vibration in accordance with corrected vibration data obtained by executing processing for reducing part of frequency components, included in the waveform represented by the acquired vibration data, other than a resonant frequency of the vibration mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventor: Yusuke Nakagawa
  • Patent number: 10963054
    Abstract: In an information processing system including a controller device including at least one vibration body, and an information processing apparatus outputting a control signal for the vibration body to the controller device, in vibration of the vibration body, sounds of the periphery are collected, and it is decided whether or not an allophone is generated in the controller device by using a signal of the collected sounds. When it is decided that the allophone is generated in the controller device, the information processing apparatus executes correction processing for the control signal for the vibration body, and outputs the control signal corrected by the correction processing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventor: Yusuke Nakagawa
  • Publication number: 20210080161
    Abstract: A refrigeration cycle apparatus includes: a first four-way valve having first to fourth ports; a second four-way valve and a third four-way valve each having fifth to eighth ports; a compressor; a discharge pipe connecting a discharge port of the compressor and the first port; a suction pipe connecting a suction port of the compressor and the second port; a first high pressure pipe connecting the discharge pipe and the fifth ports; a second high pressure pipe connecting the third port and the first high pressure pipe; a first valve provided at the first high pressure pipe; a second valve provided at the second high pressure pipe; a low pressure pipe connecting the suction pipe and the sixth ports; a first outdoor heat exchanger connected with the seventh port of the second four-way valve; a second outdoor heat exchanger connected with the seventh port of the third four-way valve; and an indoor heat exchanger connected with the fourth port.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2018
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: Yusuke TASHIRO, Yasuhide HAYAMARU, Masakazu KONDO, Masakazu SATO, Naoki NAKAGAWA, Atsushi KAWASHIMA
  • Publication number: 20210080160
    Abstract: When a controller performs a defrosting operation in which frost on an outdoor heat exchanger is caused to be melted, the controller is configured to perform a first defrosting control in which a switching state of a switching device is set to a first state, after the controller performs the first defrosting control, perform a second defrosting control in which the switching state of the switching device is set to a second state, and after the controller performs the second defrosting control, perform a third defrosting control in which the switching state of the switching device is set to the first state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2018
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: Yusuke TASHIRO, Yasuhide HAYAMARU, Masakazu KONDO, Masakazu SATO, Naoki NAKAGAWA, Atsushi KAWASHIMA
  • Publication number: 20210078828
    Abstract: A damping device for a main rope suspending a car of an elevator includes a coupled, a first pulley and a drive. The coupler is attached to the main rope above the car, and is configured to be pulled, in response to vibrations of the main rope, with a damping rope so as to suppress vibrations of the main rope. The first pulley is supported at a same height as a height of the coupler. The drive is configured to suppress vibration of the main rope by pulling a first damping rope coupled to the coupler and passing over the first pulley.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: Koichi SATO, Junichi NAKAGAWA, Yusuke ONO
  • Patent number: 10942573
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing device to cause vibration to be generated suitable for a state between an information processing device including a vibrating device and a user, the information processing device including: corrected vibration data configured to generate corrected information for correcting a strength of vibration data for a vibrating device including a vibrator on a basis of information provided from a detecting unit configured to detect a contact state of the vibrating device; and an vibration signal generating unit configured to generate a vibration signal from the corrected vibration data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ikuo Yamano, Osamu Ito, Yosuke Matsuzaki, Ryo Yokoyama, Shinsaku Hirano, Yusuke Nakagawa
  • Publication number: 20210060422
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus provide for a control unit; and an operating device including: (i) operation button to be activated by touch of a user, (ii) a first vibration mechanism for vibrating the operation button, and (iii) a second vibration mechanism for vibrating a main body of the operating device, where the control unit controls the first vibration mechanism and the second vibration mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Publication date: March 4, 2021
    Applicant: Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.
    Inventors: Ikuo Yamano, Yusuke Nakagawa, Shinichi Hirata, Yuichi Machida, Yoichi Nishimaki
  • Patent number: 10933321
    Abstract: The present technology relates an information processing device that includes an acquisition unit that acquires a recognition result indicating at least one of a user movement or state recognized by a recognition unit utilizing a detection result from one or a plurality of sensors, and a control unit that, in a case of determining that the recognition result indicates a specific user movement or state, controls a degree of reflection in which information related to the specific user movement or state is reflected in notification information that transmits the information related to the specific user movement or state to a target different from the user, in accordance with the target.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Nakagawa, Tomohisa Takaoka, Shinichi Kawano
  • Patent number: 10937415
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing device to further improve the operability of user interfaces that use a voice as an input, the information processing device including: an acquisition unit configured to acquire context information in a period for collection of a voice; and a control unit configured to cause a predetermined output unit to present a candidate for character information obtained by converting the voice in a mode in accordance with the context information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ayumi Kato, Shinichi Kawano, Yuhei Taki, Yusuke Nakagawa
  • Patent number: 10927474
    Abstract: A steel sheet for cans which exhibits excellent weldability; and a production method therefore include the surface of a steel sheet in order from the steel sheet side, a chromium metal layer and a hydrous chromium oxide layer. The deposited amount of the chromium metal layer is 50-200 mg/m2. The deposited amount of the hydrous chromium oxide layer in terms of chromium is 3-30 mg/m2. The chromium metal layer includes: a base part having a thickness of 7.0 nm or higher; and granular protrusions which are on the base part, have a maximum grain size of 200 nm or lower, and have a number density per unit area of at least 30 per ?m2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: JFE STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Nakagawa, Takeshi Suzuki, Mikito Suto, Katsumi Kojima, Yuya Baba, Hanyou Sou, Yoichiro Yamanaka, Shunsuke Tokui
  • Patent number: 10921828
    Abstract: In order to prevent leakage, a fluid control apparatus is adapted to include: a valve provided in the flow path through which the fluid flows; a pressure sensor provided upstream of the valve; a flow rate sensor provided downstream of the pressure sensor; a reference pressure determination part that is inputted with a measured flow rate from the flow rate sensor and on the basis of a flow rate-pressure map, determines a reference pressure corresponding to the measured flow rate; a reference flow rate calculation part that calculates a reference flow rate so that the deviation between the reference pressure and a measured pressure measured by the pressure sensor decreases; and a valve control part that controls the opening of the valve so that the deviation between the reference flow rate and the measured flow rate decreases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignees: HORIBA, Ltd., HORIBA STEC, Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshitake Ando, Kotaro Takijiri, Yuki Tanaka, Yusuke Kanamaru, Emiko Nakagawa
  • Publication number: 20210039680
    Abstract: A driving handover control device includes a memory and a processor coupled to the memory. In a case in which driving is handed over from a first state in which a vehicle is traveling by remote driving by a first driver from outside the vehicle or by occupant driving by the first driver in the vehicle, to a second state in which the vehicle travels by the remote driving or the occupant driving by a second driver who is different from the first driver, the processor is configured to cause transition from the first state to a third state in which the vehicle is caused to travel by automatic driving, and then cause transition from the third state to the second state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2020
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshiki KINDO, Yuji SUZUKI, Mutsumi MATSUURA, Tomoaki MIYAZAWA, Shunsuke TANIMORI, Kuniaki JINNAI, Kohta TARAO, Yoshihiro MAEKAWA, Hiroki AWANO, Tae SUGIMURA, Tomoyuki KURIYAMA, Yusuke YOKOTA, Makoto MATSUSHITA, Yasuki NAKAGAWA, Atsushi HANAWA
  • Publication number: 20210043052
    Abstract: There is provided a mechanism capable of suppressing deterioration in user experience accompanied by feedback due to vibration. An information processing apparatus includes an acquisition unit that acquires vibration information for outputting intermittent vibration to an actuator; and a setting unit that sets an operation mode of a plurality of actuators capable of outputting vibration to the same user based on the vibration information as a first operation mode in which the same actuator continuously outputs each of the intermittent vibrations based on the vibration information or as a second operation mode in which the plurality of actuators share the intermittent vibrations while the same actuator discontinuously outputs each of the intermittent vibrations based on the vibration information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2019
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ayumi NAKAGAWA, Ikuo YAMANO, Yusuke NAKAGAWA
  • Patent number: 10914016
    Abstract: A steel sheet for cans has, on the surface thereof, in order from the steel sheet side, a chromium metal layer and a hydrous chromium oxide layer. The chromium metal layer is deposited in an amount of 50-200 mg/m2, and the hydrous chromium oxide layer is deposited in an amount of 3-15 mg/m2 in terms of chromium. The chromium metal layer includes: a flat chromium metal layer that has a thickness of at least 7 nm; and a granular chromium metal layer that includes granular protrusions that are formed on the surface of the flat chromium metal layer. The maximum grain size of the granular protrusions is 150 nm or smaller. The number density of the granular protrusions per unit area is 10/?m2 or higher.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: JFE Steel Corporation
    Inventors: Yusuke Nakagawa, Takeshi Suzuki, Mikito Suto, Katsumi Kojima, Yuya Baba
  • Publication number: 20210031808
    Abstract: An operation selection device includes a memory and a processor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yasuki NAKAGAWA, Atsushi HANAWA, Makoto MATSUSHITA, Yusuke YOKOTA, Tomoyuki KURIYAMA, Tae SUGIMURA
  • Patent number: 10905311
    Abstract: An optical module for endoscope includes an optical element including an external terminal, a housing in which an insertion hole into which an optical fiber is inserted is present and has a bottom and a bottom surface made of a transparent material, and a sealing plate that is bonded to the housing. The optical element is stored in an upper recess of the housing, the external terminal and a bonding electrode are connected using a bonding wire, and a wire recess in which a part of the bonding wire is stored is present in a bottom surface of the upper recess.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: OLYMPUS CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yusuke Nakagawa