Patents by Inventor Yutaka Ozawa

Yutaka Ozawa 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: 20200273420
    Abstract: A display device includes: a plurality of sub-pixels each including a memory block that includes a plurality of memories each of which is configured to store sub-pixel data; a plurality of memory selection line groups provided to respective rows and each including a plurality of memory selection lines electrically coupled to the corresponding memory blocks in the sub-pixels that belong to a corresponding row; a memory selection circuit configured to simultaneously output a memory selection signal to the memory selection line groups, the memory selection signal being a signal for selecting one from the plurality of memories in each of the memory blocks. In accordance with the memory selection lines supplied with the memory selection signal, the sub-pixels display an image based on the sub-pixel data stored in memories in the respective sub-pixels, the memories each being one of the plurality of memories in the corresponding sub-pixel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Yutaka Mitsuzawa, Takayuki Nakao, Masaya Tamaki, Yutaka Ozawa
  • Patent number: 10738822
    Abstract: A journal bearing includes: a carrier ring; a plurality of bearing pads disposed on a radially inner side of a lower half region of the carrier ring; a pair of side plates disposed on both sides of the plurality of bearing pads with respect to an axial direction of the rotor shaft; and at least one oil-supply unit for supplying lubricant oil to the plurality of bearing pads. From among the at least one oil-supply unit, a first oil-supply unit disposed on a downstream side of a most downstream pad positioned most downstream of the plurality of bearing pads is configured to supply the lubricant oil toward a region below a corner portion of the most downstream pad, of a trailing edge surface of the most downstream pad, the corner portion being formed by an intersection between a pad surface of the most downstream pad and the trailing edge surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HITACHI POWER SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Tanehiro Shinohara, Takaaki Kaikogi, Takashi Nakano, Yuichiro Waki, Yutaka Ozawa, Naoto Tochitani
  • Patent number: 10724573
    Abstract: A journal bearing includes: a carrier ring having a cylindrical shape; at least two bearing pads disposed on a radially inner side of the carrier ring and configured to support a rotor shaft; at least one oil-supply unit disposed on the radially inner side of the carrier ring, for supplying lubricant oil to a gap between the bearing pad and the rotor shaft; a pair of side plates disposed on both end portions of the carrier ring with respect to an axial direction, along an outer periphery of the rotor shaft; and at least one opening configured to bring a bearing interior space surrounded by the at least two bearing pads and the pair of side plates into communication with atmosphere, and discharge the lubricant oil to outside via the bearing interior space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HITACHI POWER SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Nakano, Tanehiro Shinohara, Takaaki Kaikogi, Yuichiro Waki, Yutaka Ozawa
  • Patent number: 10692455
    Abstract: A display device includes: a plurality of sub-pixels each including a memory block that includes a plurality of memories each of which is configured to store sub-pixel data; a plurality of memory selection line groups provided to respective rows and each including a plurality of memory selection lines electrically coupled to the corresponding memory blocks in the sub-pixels that belong to a corresponding row; a memory selection circuit configured to simultaneously output a memory selection signal to the memory selection line groups, the memory selection signal being a signal for selecting one from the plurality of memories in each of the memory blocks. In accordance with the memory selection lines supplied with the memory selection signal, the sub-pixels display an image based on the sub-pixel data stored in memories in the respective sub-pixels, the memories each being one of the plurality of memories in the corresponding sub-pixel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Yutaka Mitsuzawa, Takayuki Nakao, Masaya Tamaki, Yutaka Ozawa
  • Publication number: 20200152147
    Abstract: A display device is provided and includes sub-pixels each including a sub-pixel electrode, and a first and second memory; a clock signal output circuit configured to, based on a reference clock signal, output a plurality of clock signals having different frequencies; a selection circuit configured to select one of the clock signals as a selected clock signal; a memory selection circuit configured to select all of the first memories included in all the sub-pixels or all of the second memories included in all the sub-pixels in synchronization with the selected clock signal; a common electrode facing all of the sub-pixel electrodes; and a common-electrode driving circuit configured to provide a common potential to the common electrode, wherein the common potential is inverted in synchronization with the reference clock signal, wherein the sub-pixel electrode is driven based on sub-pixel data stored in the selected one of the memories to display an image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: Yutaka MITSUZAWA, Takayuki NAKAO, Yutaka OZAWA, Masaya TAMAKI
  • Publication number: 20200152159
    Abstract: A display device includes: sub-pixels each including a memory block including memories; memory selection line groups each including memory selection lines electrically coupled to the memory blocks in the sub-pixels that belong to the corresponding row; a memory selection circuit configured to concurrently output memory selection signals to the memory selection line groups; a potential line; a conduction switch provided for at least one memory in the memory block on a one-to-one basis; and an operating-memory conduction circuit configured to output, to the conduction switch, an operation signal for determining whether to electrically couple or uncouple the potential line and the corresponding one memory. Each memory is capable of storing sub-pixel data therein when being coupled to the potential line. Each sub-pixel displays an image based on the sub-pixel data stored in one memory in the sub-pixel according to the memory selection line supplied with the memory selection signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: Masaya TAMAKI, Yutaka MITSUZAWA, Takayuki NAKAO, Yutaka OZAWA
  • Patent number: 10625980
    Abstract: An elevator device includes an operation control unit (18), a storage unit (22), a transmission unit (23), a determination unit (25), and a recovery unit (26). When an inspection operation is interrupted by the operation control unit (18), the transmission unit (23) transmits inspection data stored in the storage unit (22) to a plurality of specific devices (20). The determination unit (25) determines whether or not recovery conditions are satisfied on the basis of a plurality of responses from the devices (20) to which the transmission unit (23) transmits the inspection data. For example, the recovery unit (26) restores a normal operation when the determination unit (25) determines that the recovery conditions are satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2020
    Assignee: Misubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Yutaka Matsueda, Akihiko Watanabe, Norihiro Chotoku, Masaki Hikichi, Masafumi Etoh, Masafumi Ozawa, Takeshi Fujita
  • Patent number: 10621927
    Abstract: A display device includes: pixels arranged in a row direction and in a column direction in a display area, each pixel including a memory block including memories; memory selection line groups each including memory selection lines electrically coupled to the memory block of each of the pixels belonging to a corresponding row; a memory selection circuit that simultaneously outputs a memory selection signal to the memory selection line groups; light sources; a light source selection circuit that selects which light source is to be used; and a light guide plate that guides the light emitted from selected light source to the display area. One of the memories is selected, and each pixel displays an image based on pixel data being stored in the selected memory. The light source selected by the light source selection circuit emits light over an entire period of time in which the one memory is selected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Yutaka Ozawa
  • Patent number: 10565951
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display device includes: a display area provided to a substrate; a shift register including a plurality of registers coupled in series; and a control circuit that supplies clock pulses to the registers, and that supplies a start pulse to a first register of the shift register to acquire an output from a last register of the shift register, wherein the display area is provided in an area surrounded by the shift register, the control circuit, and wiring that couples the shift register to the control circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Fumitaka Gotoh, Isao Edatsune, Yutaka Ozawa, Tsutomu Harada
  • Patent number: 10559286
    Abstract: A display device includes: sub-pixels each including a memory block including memories; memory selection line groups each including memory selection lines electrically coupled to the memory blocks in the sub-pixels that belong to the corresponding row; a memory selection circuit configured to concurrently output memory selection signals to the memory selection line groups; a potential line; a conduction switch provided for at least one memory in the memory block on a one-to-one basis; and an operating-memory conduction circuit configured to output, to the conduction switch, an operation signal for determining whether to electrically couple or uncouple the potential line and the corresponding one memory. Each memory is capable of storing sub-pixel data therein when being coupled to the potential line. Each sub-pixel displays an image based on the sub-pixel data stored in one memory in the sub-pixel according to the memory selection line supplied with the memory selection signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Masaya Tamaki, Yutaka Mitsuzawa, Takayuki Nakao, Yutaka Ozawa
  • Patent number: 10553167
    Abstract: A display device includes: a plurality of sub-pixels each including a memory block; a clock signal output circuit configured to output a plurality of clock signals having different frequencies; a selection circuit configured to select one of the clock signals as a selected clock signal; a plurality of memory selection line groups provided for respective rows; a memory selection circuit configured to output a memory selection signal concurrently to the memory selection line groups in synchronization with the selected clock signal, the memory selection signal being a signal for selecting one from a plurality of memories in each of the memory blocks; a common electrode to which a common potential common to the sub-pixels is supplied; and a common-electrode driving circuit configured to switch the common potential in synchronization with the reference clock signal and output the switched common potential.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Yutaka Mitsuzawa, Takayuki Nakao, Yutaka Ozawa, Masaya Tamaki
  • Patent number: 10526167
    Abstract: A restoration information registration device for elevators capable of quickly registering restoration information on the elevator. The restoration information registration device for the elevators includes an operation unit that receives an operation from the outside, a storage unit that stores, when restoration information on the elevator is input by the operation on the operation unit, the restoration information, and a transmission unit that, when restoration information on a plurality of elevators is stored in the storage unit, collectively transmits the restoration information on the plurality of elevators. Accordingly, it is possible to quickly register the restoration information on the elevator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Masafumi Ozawa, Akihiko Watanabe, Norihiro Chotoku, Yutaka Matsueda, Masaki Hikichi, Masafumi Eto, Takeshi Fujita
  • Patent number: 10514058
    Abstract: A bearing device includes: a carrier ring; a first bearing portion disposed along an outer periphery of a rotor shaft on a radially inner side of the carrier ring; a second bearing portion disposed along the outer periphery of the rotor shaft and downstream of the first bearing portion, with respect to a rotational direction of the rotor shaft, on the radially inner side of the carrier ring; and a pair of side plates disposed along the outer periphery of the rotor shaft, on both sides of the carrier ring with respect to an axial direction. In a carrier-ring side region of an inner peripheral surface of each of the side plates, a groove extending in a circumferential direction along a side surface of the first bearing portion is formed at least in a part of an extending range of the first bearing portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HITACHI POWER SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Nakano, Tanehiro Shinohara, Takaaki Kaikogi, Yuichiro Waki, Yutaka Ozawa
  • Patent number: 10514062
    Abstract: A journal bearing includes: a carrier ring having an annular shape; a first bearing pad disposed on a radially inner side of a lower half region of the carrier ring and configured to support a rotor shaft from below; a first oil-supply unit disposed immediately before and upstream of the first bearing pad; a pair of side plates disposed on both end portions of the carrier ring with respect to an axial direction, along an outer periphery of the rotor shaft, Each of the side plates includes: a first region; and a second region which is positioned above the first region, and in which a gap between an inner peripheral surface of the side plate and an outer peripheral surface of the rotor shaft is narrower than that in the first region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HITACHI POWER SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Nakano, Tanehiro Shinohara, Takaaki Kaikogi, Yuichiro Waki, Yutaka Ozawa
  • Patent number: 10508565
    Abstract: A journal bearing includes: a carrier ring; a plurality of bearing pads disposed on a radially inner side of a lower half region of the carrier ring and configured to support a rotor shaft from below; a pair of side plates disposed on both sides of the plurality of bearing pads, with respect to an axial direction of the rotor shaft; and a dam disposed on a radially inner side of the carrier ring, in a downstream section of an upper half region of the carrier ring, and configured to suppress a downstream flow of carried-over oil. A gap is provided between inner peripheral surfaces of the respective side plates and an outer peripheral surface of the rotor shaft, for bringing into communication an outside and a bearing interior space surrounded by the pair of side plates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HITACHI POWER SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Tanehiro Shinohara, Takaaki Kaikogi, Takashi Nakano, Yuichiro Waki, Yutaka Ozawa, Naoto Tochitani
  • Patent number: 10451105
    Abstract: A journal bearing includes a carrier ring, a plurality of bearing pads disposed on a radially inner side of a lower-half region of the carrier ring and configured to support a rotor shaft from below, and a pair of side plates disposed on both sides of the plurality of bearing pads with respect to an axial direction of the rotor shaft. Each of the side plates includes a first region including a circumferential range upstream of a first bearing pad positioned furthest upstream among the plurality of bearing pads, and a second region positioned upstream of the first region and has a larger distance between an inner peripheral surface of the side plate and an outer peripheral surface of the rotor shaft than that of the first region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HITACHI POWER SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Tanehiro Shinohara, Takaaki Kaikogi, Takashi Nakano, Yuichiro Waki, Yutaka Ozawa, Naoto Tochitani
  • Publication number: 20190311684
    Abstract: A display device includes: pixels arranged in a row direction and in a column direction in a display area, each pixel including a memory block including memories; memory selection line groups each including memory selection lines electrically coupled to the memory block of each of the pixels belonging to a corresponding row; a memory selection circuit that simultaneously outputs a memory selection signal to the memory selection line groups; light sources; a light source selection circuit that selects which light source is to be used; and a light guide plate that guides the light emitted from selected light source to the display area. One of the memories is selected, and each pixel displays an image based on pixel data being stored in the selected memory. The light source selected by the light source selection circuit emits light over an entire period of time in which the one memory is selected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2019
    Publication date: October 10, 2019
    Inventor: Yutaka OZAWA
  • Patent number: 10407125
    Abstract: An electric vehicle includes a vehicle body, an electric motor, a wheel, an operator operated by a user to drive the wheel to rotate by power from the electric motor, and a controller that controls the electric motor according to an operation of the operator. The controller includes a plurality of control states including a basic state, a drive-standby state which transitions to and from the basic state, and a driving state which transitions to and from the drive-standby state and causes transmission of power of the electric motor to the wheel. The controller is configured or programmed to transition to the driving state if the operator is operated in the drive-standby state and to transition to the basic state if it is judged in the drive-standby state that a user is not present in the vicinity of the vehicle body for a predetermined time or longer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toru Ohashi, Yutaka Saruwatari, Hiroki Ozawa
  • Patent number: 10313636
    Abstract: The display system includes a display system including an image-capturing apparatus including an image-capturing element; an image processing apparatus that performs image processing on the image; and a display apparatus including a display device that displays the image resulting from the image processing. The image processing apparatus includes an image processor that performs the image processing on a predetermined number of line images corresponding to a part of a frame image captured by the image-capturing element, sequentially outputs the image to the display apparatus per the predetermined number of line images, and causes the display apparatus to display the frame image; and a storage device that stores the predetermined number of line images until the frame image is completed. The image processor is configured to perform the image processing including frame unit processing on the predetermined number of line images associated with the frame image to be output.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Yutaka Ozawa, Akira Sakaigawa, Keiji Fukuhara
  • Publication number: 20190128321
    Abstract: A journal bearing includes: a carrier ring having a cylindrical shape: at least two bearing pads disposed on a radially inner side of the carrier ring and configured to support a rotor shaft; at least one oil-supply unit disposed on the radially inner side of the carrier ring, for supplying lubricant oil to a gap between the bearing pad and the rotor shaft; a pair of side plates disposed on both end portions of the carrier ring with respect to an axial direction, along an outer periphery of the rotor shaft; and at least one opening configured to bring a bearing interior space surrounded by the at least two bearing pads and the pair of side plates into communication with atmosphere, and discharge the lubricant oil to outside via the bearing interior space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2016
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takashi Nakano, Tanehiro Shinohara, Takaaki Kaikogi, Yuichiro Waki, Yutaka Ozawa