Yusuke Suzuki 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).
Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes: a processor including hardware. The processor is configured to extract pieces of positional information associated with image data captured by a capsule endoscope introduced into a digestive tract to calculate a movement amount of an image capturing position of the capsule endoscope in a luminal direction, acquire, from the pieces of positional information, a change amount of the image capturing position of the capsule endoscope in a direction different from the luminal direction, select first position information from among the pieces of positional information, the first position information being position information for which the change amount of the positional information is smaller than a first threshold and the movement amount is smaller than a second threshold, and generate a shape model of the digestive tract by using the first position information.
Abstract: A vehicle control system to control acceleration in line with the driver's intention when depressing one of an accelerator pedal and a brake pedal after releasing the other one of the pedals in one-pedal mode. The vehicle control system is configured to obtain an operating speed of one of an accelerator pedal and a brake pedal returned to an initial position, set a target acceleration based on an operating amount of the other pedal depressed after releasing said one of the pedals, and increase a correction amount to correct the target acceleration if the operating speed of the returned pedal is fast.
Abstract: An information processing apparatus (2100) detects a left-behind object from video data (12). In addition, the information processing apparatus (2100) estimates a time-point at which the left-behind object is left behind. Furthermore, the information processing apparatus (2100) acquires video data near an estimated left-behind time-point (estimated left-behind time-point), controls the acquired video data based on the estimated left-behind time-point, and then presents at least a part of the acquired video data to a user.
June 1, 2018
Date of Patent:
September 14, 2021
NEC CORPORATION, NEC Solution Innovators, Ltd.
Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a processor. The processor is configured to acquire a first image read from a sheet with multiple first regions that include respectively writing locations of multiple choices that are unselected, acquire a second image read from a sheet with one of the choices selected and with information indicating that the one of the choices has been selected, the information being written at the writing location of the selected choice, output a selection result of the selected choice, the selection result determined in accordance with an arithmetic result of an arithmetic operation performed between a first value determined from the first region in the first image and a second value determined from a region in the second image corresponding to the first region, and exclude from the selection result the choice having the arithmetic result having a value equal to or above a specific value.
Abstract: A device according to an embodiment includes at least one assembled battery; first switches that switch an electrical connection state of main circuits connected between the assembled battery and the load; second switches that switch an electrical connection state of second main circuits branched from the main circuits and are connected between the assembled battery and the load; a BMU that controls operations of the first switches based on an operation command supplied from the load; and a power supply circuit that supplies power to the BMU and second switches when a start command supplied from the outside is ON.
Abstract: A focal-plane shutter for electronic front curtain scanning allows blades to move in two directions across the opening in a balanced manner, rather than in one direction. The focal-plane shutter for electronic front curtain scanning includes a base plate having an opening, a first blade movable in a first direction to close the opening, a second blade movable in a second direction to close the opening and opposite to the first direction in which the first blade is movable, a first urging member that urges the first blade in the first direction to close the opening, and a second urging member that urges the second blade in the second direction to close the opening.
Abstract: An optical module includes a fixed substrate, and a sensor substrate secured to the fixed substrate and having a through-hole formed therein. A light emitting device is secured to the fixed substrate at a position in the through-hole. A light receiving device is provided in the sensor substrate. A dummy light receiving device is formed between the light receiving device and the through-hole, around the through-hole, and in the sensor substrate. The light receiving device and the dummy light receiving device are made of an impurity diffusion layer having a same conductive type as a conductive type of a surface layer of the sensor substrate. The dummy light receiving device is deeper than the light receiving device.
Abstract: A magnetic separating apparatus and magnetic sorting method can precisely and efficiently separate magnetic and non-magnetic material with a simple structure. The apparatus includes a granular mixture supply portion that supplies a granular mixture so as to naturally fall; a rotating drum having a part of an outer surface located on a falling path of the granular mixture, the rotating drum being rotationally driven in an opposite direction relative to the falling direction of the granular mixture; a first magnet that imparts a magnetic attractive force to a certain area defined by rotation in the opposite direction with a sorting area as a starting point; a naturally falling area to which the granular mixture that has come into contact with the rotating drum naturally falls; and a conveyed falling area to which the granular mixture naturally falls after being magnetically attracted to and conveyed by the rotating drum.
Abstract: Target speeds of an arm cylinder and a boom cylinder are computed in response to a distance D between a bucket tip end and a target surface in such a manner that an operating range of a work device is limited on and above the target surface at a time of operating an operation device. A second flow control valve that supplies a hydraulic operating fluid from a second hydraulic pump to the boom cylinder is controlled on the basis of the target speed of the boom cylinder while a first flow control valve that supplies a hydraulic operating fluid from a first hydraulic pump to the arm cylinder and a third flow control valve that supplies the hydraulic operating fluid from the second hydraulic pump to the arm cylinder are controlled on the basis of the target speed of the arm cylinder.
March 15, 2018
Date of Patent:
August 31, 2021
HITACHI CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD.
Abstract: A position detection apparatus includes: a first antenna attached to a predetermined position of a subject and configured to receive a wireless signal transmitted from a medical apparatus inserted into the subject; a second antenna attached to the subject at a different position relative to the first antenna and configured to receive the wireless signal; and a processor comprising hardware. The processor is configured to: calculate a first received strength of the wireless signal received by the first antenna and a second received strength of the wireless signal received by the second antenna; calculate an attachment position of the second antenna based on the first and the second received strengths; and calculate a position of the medical apparatus based on: the first and the second received strengths; the calculated position of the first antenna; and the calculated position of the second antenna.
Abstract: A novel light-emitting element is provided. A light-emitting element with a long lifetime is provided. A light-emitting element with high emission efficiency is provided. A novel organic compound is provided. A novel organic compound having a hole-transport property is provided. A novel hole-transport material is provided. A hole-transport material including an organic compound having a substituted or unsubstituted benzonaphthofuran skeleton and a substituted or unsubstituted amine skeleton is provided. A light-emitting element using the hole-transport material is provided. An organic compound in which an amine skeleton including two aromatic hydrocarbon groups having 6 to 60 carbon atoms is bonded to the 6- or 8-position of the benzonaphthofuran skeleton is provided.
August 7, 2019
Date of Patent:
August 24, 2021
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
Sachiko Kawakami, Tsunenori Suzuki, Yusuke Takita, Satoshi Seo
Abstract: The present invention has an object of providing a peptide synthesis method using a carrier capable of reversibly repeating the dissolved state and the insolubilized state, wherein the problem of an amino acid active species existing in the reaction system in de-protection reaction can be easily solved. The present invention provides a peptide synthesis method comprising the following steps: a step of condensing an N-Fmoc protected amino acid with a peptide having a C-terminal protected with a carrier which is crystallized according to a change of a composition of a dissolving solvent, in the presence of a condensing agent, to obtain an N-Fmoc-C-carrier protected peptide, a step of adding an alkylamine having 1 to 14 carbon atoms or hydroxyl amine to the reaction system, a step of de-protecting the N-terminal, and a step of changing the composition of the solvent dissolving the C-carrier protected peptide, to crystallize and separate the peptide.
Abstract: An aqueous polyurethane resin dispersion containing polyurethane resin particles dispersed in water, which contains a nonvolatile component in an amount of 45% by mass or more and in which the polyurethane resin particles contain a polyol component and an isocyanate component, at least 10 mol % or more of the isocyanate component is a linear aliphatic isocyanate component having 4 to 10 carbon atoms, and the volume-average particle size of the polyurethane resin particles is 0.05 to 5 ?m.
May 14, 2019
August 19, 2021
DAINICHISEIKA COLOR & CHEMICALS MFG. CO., LTD.
Abstract: A power storage component module includes power storage components and a bus bar connecting the power storage components to one another. At least one positioning boss is provided on an electrode included in the power storage components. The at least one positioning boss protrudes upward. The at least one positioning boss includes a base end and a distal end having a diameter less than a diameter of the base end. At least one through hole opens in the bus bar. The bus bar is placed on the at least one positioning boss and a hole edge of the at least one through hole is disposed around the at least one positioning boss between the base end of the at least one positioning boss and the distal end of the at least one positioning boss in a vertical direction.
May 30, 2019
August 5, 2021
AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
Abstract: A battery pack installing a floor of a vehicle includes one or more battery cells, a battery pack case in which the one or more battery cells are disposed, and a cushioning member arranged to be sandwiched between the one or more battery cells and the floor or between the one or more battery cells and the battery pack case, by fixing the battery pack case to the floor. Then, the first cushioning member may be configured such that a first area farther from suspension mounts is configured to a first elastic modulus, and the second area closer to the suspension mounts than the first area is configured to a second elastic modulus lower than the first elastic modulus.
Abstract: Provided is a battery including a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and an electrolytic solution. The negative electrode includes a negative electrode active material layer including a negative electrode active material and a binding agent. The negative electrode active material includes a silicon-containing material. The binding agent includes a fluorine-containing resin and a polyacrylic acid metal salt. A total amount of the fluorine-containing resin and the polyacrylic acid metal salt is 10 parts by mass to 30 parts by mass on the basis of 100 parts by mass of the negative electrode active material.
Abstract: An antenna coil that adjusts the inductance while suppressing variations in output strength is provided. The antenna coil includes a bar-shaped core made of a magnetic material, a bobbin that holds the core, and wire wound around the bobbin. The wire includes a first coil section arranged at a position corresponding to a first end of the core, a second coil section arranged at a position corresponding to a second end portion of the core, and a third coil section positioned between the first coil section and the second coil section and that is movable in an extending direction of the core.
Abstract: In a golf ball having a rubber core and an intermediate layer and outermost layer which encase the core, the intermediate layer is formed of a thermoplastic resin composition which has a flexural rigidity of 400 to 500 MPa and a melt flow rate of 15 g/10 min or less and includes 50 to 100 wt % of a magnesium salt of an ethylenically unsaturated carboxylic acid copolymer, the outermost layer is formed of a polyurethane resin composition having a Shore D material hardness of 55 or less, and the golf ball has a deflection within a given range. Compared with conventional golf balls containing the high-rigidity ionomer resins hitherto used as intermediate layer materials, this ball suppresses the spin rate on shots with a driver and long and middle irons, enabling an increased distance to be obtained, and also has a high durability to repeated impact.
Abstract: A power storage module includes a first power storage component, a second power storage component, and a bus bar. The first power storage component and the second power storage component are disposed with electrodes facing up. The bus bar connects the electrodes together. The first power storage component includes a positioning boss projecting upward from the electrode. The bus bar includes a through hole opening in a top-bottom direction and through which the positioning boss is passed. The bus bar includes a support projection projecting downward. The support projection is disposed on the electrode of the first power storage component. A joint is disposed between the support projection and the electrode of the first power storage component to electrically connect the support projection to the electrode. The joint and the positioning boss are aligned when viewed from above.
May 31, 2019
June 3, 2021
AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
Abstract: In a work machine including a controller (500) configured to calculate respective target velocities of a hydraulic cylinder (5) for moving a plurality of work point candidates (8a and 8b) set to a work device along an optionally set target surface (60) on the basis of positional data of the target surface, posture data of the work device (15), and operation data of an operation lever (1), and control the velocity of the hydraulic cylinder (5) according to one of a plurality of the calculated target velocities, the controller calculates a candidate point velocity (VTab or VTba) occurring in a case where each of the plurality of work point candidates is moved at the corresponding target velocity (VTa or VTb) and occurring at a remaining work point candidate, selects a velocity at which an entry into the target surface is least likely from among the plurality of candidate point velocities, and controls the hydraulic cylinder according to the target velocity of the work point candidate associated with the selecte