Patents by Inventor Yusuke Tanaka

Yusuke Tanaka 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: 20220016891
    Abstract: An ink tank that enables to check whether a cover of an ink tank is normally bonded to the ink tank includes a first chamber having a supply port for supplying ink to a printing head that ejects ink, a second chamber having an external air introduction port capable of introducing external air, a partition wall configured to separate the first chamber and the second chamber, a communication path provided in the partition wall and configured to place the first chamber and the second chamber in communication with each other, a first cover member configured to cover an opening of the first chamber without extending over an opening of the second chamber, and a second cover member configured to cover the opening of the second chamber without extending over the opening of the first chamber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2021
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Inventors: Koki Shimada, Hideaki Matsumura, Masaya Shimmachi, Yukimichi Kimura, Junichi Kubokawa, Takahiro Kiuchi, Yusuke Tanaka, Kyohei Sato
  • Patent number: 11226001
    Abstract: A machining control system for machining of a workpiece movably supported by a motion guidance device having a track member which extends along a longitudinal direction and a moving member which is arranged so as to oppose the track member via a rolling element being rollably arranged inside a rolling groove and which is relatively movable along the longitudinal direction of the track member, the machining control system including: an acquisition unit which acquires prescribed machining information related to a load applied to the motion guidance device when machining of the workpiece is performed by the machining device; and an output unit which generates machining correction information for correcting a prescribed control parameter for machining of the workpiece by the machining device on the basis of the prescribed machining information acquired by the acquisition unit and which outputs the generated machining correction information to a side of the machining device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: THK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akihiro Unno, Yuki Hayashi, Yuki Tanaka, Tomofumi Ohashi, Yusuke Asano, Katsunori Kogure
  • Publication number: 20220015024
    Abstract: The present technology relates to a communication device and a communication method capable of achieving low-delay communication stably on an unlicensed band. The communication device includes a first communication unit configured to communicate on a first frequency band that is an unlicensed band and a second communication unit configured to communicate on a second frequency band that is an unlicensed band different from the first frequency band. A controller of the communication device is configured to control transmission of data using either one frequency band of communication on the first frequency band or communication on the second frequency band on the basis of information regarding a resource on the second frequency band transmitted from a first communication device. The present technology is applicable to, for example, a communication device and the like that conducts wireless communication standardized by IEEE 802.11.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 26, 2019
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Applicant: Sony Group Corporation
    Inventors: Yusuke TANAKA, Naoki KUSASHIMA
  • Publication number: 20220010424
    Abstract: A film forming method is provided. In the film forming method, a mask is prepared based on a measurement result of a surface state of a substrate. The mask is transferred into a process chamber and the substrate is transferred into the process chamber. Then, a film is formed on a back surface of the substrate while the mask is disposed onto the back surface of the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2019
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Inventors: Yusuke SUZUKI, Tsuyoshi MORIYA, Kazuhide HASEBE, Atsushi ENDO, Satoshi TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20220009244
    Abstract: A print head includes a nozzle array comprising a plurality of nozzles, and a negative pressure generating portion configured to apply a negative pressure to the nozzle array. A tank includes a storage portion and an air communication port. A tube connects the print head and the tank and supply the liquid from the tank to the print head. A highest position of a liquid level in the tank in the vertical direction is higher than a position of the nozzle array, and an absolute value of a water head difference caused by a difference between the highest position of the liquid level in the tank and the position of the nozzle array is not larger than an absolute value of a negative pressure generated by the negative pressure generating portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2021
    Publication date: January 13, 2022
    Inventors: Hideaki Matsumura, Daiju Takeda, Tetsu Hamano, Nobuhiro Toki, Fumie Kameyama, Koki Shimada, Shota Asada, Ken Takenaga, Yusuke Tanaka, Yuta Araki, Taiji Maruyama, Atsushi Matsuyama, Yusuke Naratani, Kousuke Tanaka, Koya Iwakura
  • Publication number: 20220001720
    Abstract: A heater device includes a heat generating part that generates heat by energization, and a detection unit. The detection unit detects whether or not a distance between an object around the heat generating part and the heat generating part is equal to or less than a first detection distance with a first detection sensitivity, and whether or not the distance between the object around the heat generating part and the heat generating part is equal to or less than a second detection distance shorter than the first detection distance with a second detection sensitivity that is less sensitive than the first detection sensitivity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Inventors: Hideki SEKI, Yusuke TANAKA, Kimitake ISHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20220007464
    Abstract: A heater device for heating an user's body seated on a seat includes a heat generating portion that is arranged in a recess recessed from a surface of the seat, and generates heat by energization, a distance detection unit that detects a distance between an object around the heat generating portion and the heat generating portion, and a control unit that controls energization of the heat generating portion. A first control portion controls energization amount of the heat generating portion so that the output of the heat generating portion becomes equal to or higher than a predetermined output, when the distance is longer than an offset distance between the heat generating portion and the surface of the seat. A second control portion controls the energization amount so that the output becomes less than the predetermined output, when the distance is equal to or less than the offset distance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Inventors: Yusuke TANAKA, Hideki SEKI, Kimitake ISHIKAWA
  • Patent number: 11218973
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a transmission apparatus and a transmission method, a reception apparatus and a reception method, and a communication system that make it possible to implement stabilized communication irrespective of a fluctuation of a communication environment in a WLAN (Wireless LAN, WaveLAN). When a transmission apparatus transmits a data signal to a reception apparatus, the reception apparatus returns a response signal including a feedback parameter (FP) to the transmission apparatus. In a case where a reception situation of the reception apparatus is poor and improvement of it is necessitated on the basis of the FP, the transmission apparatus adjusts transmission power or the like to improve the reception situation of the reception apparatus. The present disclosure can be applied to a communication system in a WLAN.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kosuke Aio, Yusuke Tanaka, Ryuichi Hirata
  • Patent number: 11214086
    Abstract: An inkjet recording apparatus configured to perform recording operation by ejecting ink at least from a first recording head, includes an ink tank configured to contain the ink to be supplied to the first recording head, a tube configured to connect the first recording head and the ink tank, and a carriage including a first mounting portion on which the first recording head is mounted, a second mounting portion on which a second recording head is detachably mounted, and a contact portion electrically connected to the second recording head, and configured to reciprocate. A protection member protecting the contact portion can be detachably mounted on the second mounting portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yusuke Tanaka, Koki Shimada, Masateru Komori, Yuta Araki
  • Publication number: 20210408581
    Abstract: [Problem] To provide a method for efficiently producing a sulfide solid electrolyte using a liquid-phase method. [Solution to Problem] A method for producing a sulfide solid electrolyte not using a pulverizer in reacting raw materials, wherein a raw material that contains lithium sulfide, a phosphorus compound and a halogen compound, and a complexing agent are stirred in a reactor while a fluid that contains the contents in the reactor is discharged outside the reactor through a discharging port arranged in the reactor and the fluid that contains the discharged contents is returned back to the reactor through a returning port arranged in the reactor to thereby make the contents-containing fluid circulate therethrough.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Applicant: IDEMITSU KOSAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Fumio YAMAKAWA, Masao AIDA, Yusuke ISEKI, Hiroaki YAMADA, Shinji TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20210394484
    Abstract: A filler-containing film has a structure in which fillers are held in a binder resin layer. The average particle diameter of the fillers is 1 to 50 ?m, the total thickness of the resin layer is 0.5 times or more and 2 times or less the average particle diameter of the fillers, and the ratio Lq/Lp of, relative to the minimum inter-filler distance Lp at one end of the filler-containing film in a long-side direction, a minimum inter-filler distance Lq at the other end at least 5 m away from the one end in the film long-side direction is 1.2 or less. The fillers are preferably arranged in a lattice form.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 1, 2021
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Applicant: DEXERIALS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Reiji TSUKAO, Shinichi HAYASHI, Seiichiro SHINOHARA, Yusuke TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20210394763
    Abstract: Provided is a vehicle control device configured to execute, when a driver is in an abnormal state, deceleration control for decelerating a vehicle to stop the vehicle, the vehicle control device being further configured to determine whether the vehicle is likely to stop at a specific spot based on an image acquired by an image sensor during the execution of the deceleration control, the specific spot being a spot at which another physical body moves in a direction intersecting with a travel direction of the vehicle, and the vehicle control device being further configured to, when the vehicle is likely to stop at the specific spot, execute control for causing the vehicle to pass through the specific spot and stop the vehicle thereafter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2021
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Yusuke TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20210394773
    Abstract: When a driver is in an abnormal state, a vehicle control device executes a stop control of applying a braking force to a vehicle to stop the vehicle and a stop holding control of holding the vehicle in a stopped state after stopping the vehicle with the stop control. The control device is configured to prohibit the stop holding control from being released, when a first condition that is satisfied when an operation amount of an accelerator operator is larger than a predetermined threshold value is satisfied, while the stop holding control is being executed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2021
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Yusuke TANAKA
  • Patent number: 11206110
    Abstract: [Problem to be Solved] It is possible to achieve more appropriate retransmission control in wireless LAN systems. [Solution] There is provided a wireless LAN communication device including: a generator that generates a data frame for which a data unit in which an encoding process is performed and a data unit in which a retransmission process is performed are different from each other; and a transmission section that transmits the data frame. The encoding process makes it possible to determine whether or not decoding is successful.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shigeru Sugaya, Yusuke Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11201697
    Abstract: The present invention relates to performing properly wireless communications. A communication system includes a first information processing apparatus and a plurality of second information processing apparatuses. The first information processing apparatus is an information processing apparatus that assigns a plurality of channel resources for wireless communications to the plurality of second information processing apparatuses and notify the plurality of second information processing apparatuses of the assignments. The second information processing apparatuses, upon receipt of the notification, transmit to the first information processing apparatus a plurality of signals for providing predetermined information to the first information processing apparatus by using the plurality of assigned channel resources.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Tanaka, Yuichi Morioka
  • Patent number: 11192379
    Abstract: There is provided a printing apparatus. A cap caps an ink ejection surface of a printhead. An ink suction path is connected to the cap and sucks the ink in the cap. An ink tank stores the ink to be supplied to the printhead. An ink supply path connects the printhead to the ink tank. A first closing unit closes the ink suction path. A second closing unit closes the ink supply path. A control unit is able to execute a first control mode in which the first closing unit closes the ink suction path and a second control mode in which the second closing unit closes the ink supply path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Tetsuya Narazaki, Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Kei Kosaka, Koki Shimada, Yusuke Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11192374
    Abstract: An ink jet recording apparatus performs a recording operation by ejecting ink from a recording head. The apparatus includes a first absorber configured to absorb ink, a second absorber disposed apart from the first absorber having a larger ink absorption capacity than the first absorber, and a flow path portion that does not absorb ink. The second absorber has a second lower end portion arranged below a first lower end portion of the first absorber. The flow path portion connects the first lower end portion and a portion of the second absorber below the first lower end portion. As a result, ink is prevented from overflowing from the absorbers, even if an apparatus is arranged at an angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Yusuke Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20210362323
    Abstract: A wire-driven manipulator including a driver, a first deforming section including a first distal member, a plurality of first guide members, and a plurality of first wires, and a second deforming section provided between the first deforming section and the driver with the second deforming section including a second distal member, a plurality of second guide members, and a plurality of second wires. The plurality of first wires are fixed to the first distal member, and at least one of the plurality of first wires is further fixed to the plurality of first guide members and other wires of the plurality of the first wires are slidable with respect to the plurality of first guide members. The plurality of second wires are fixed to the second distal member, and at least one of the plurality of second wires is further fixed to the plurality of second guide members and the other wires of the plurality of the first wires are slidable with respect to the plurality of second guide members.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2021
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Inventors: Yusuke Tanaka, Kiyoshi Takagi
  • Patent number: 11181881
    Abstract: A motor control system includes motor control apparatuses and position detectors. Each of the motor control apparatuses is configured to control at least one of the motors. The position detectors each of which corresponds to each of the motors and each of which is configured to detect position information of each of the motors. All of the plurality of position detectors are connected in series under a control of a first motor control apparatus among the motor control apparatuses. The first motor control apparatus is configured to transfer the position information of the motors read out from the position detectors to other motor control apparatuses among the motor control apparatuses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA YASKAWA DENKI
    Inventors: Isamu Matsumura, Yusuke Tanaka, Tomofumi Nishiyama
  • Patent number: 11183528
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a solid-state image-capturing element and an electronic device capable of reducing the capacitance by using a hollow region. At least a part of a region between an FD wiring connected to a floating diffusion and a wiring other than the FD wiring is a hollow region. The present disclosure can be applied to a CMOS image sensor having, for example, a floating diffusion, a transfer transistor, an amplifying transistor, a selection transistor, a reset transistor, and a photodiode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: SONY SEMICONDUCTOR SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Tanaka, Takashi Nagano, Toshifumi Wakano, Takeshi Matsunuma