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Hideaki Nakanishi, Nobukazu Kawagoe: Mobile work robot system. Minolta, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, September 28, 1999: US05959423 (313 worldwide citation)

The system includes a mobile work robot and a separate station. The mobile robot is equipped to perform prescribed tasks, such as cleaning building floors. The station is equipped to remotely control the movement of the mobile work robot and to perform maintenance on the mobile work robot, such as t ...


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Hideaki Nakanishi: Cleaning robot. Minolta, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, October 6, 1998: US05815880 (178 worldwide citation)

The robot according to the present invention sequentially performs a collecting operation in which dust and particles on the floor are collected, and a cleaning or waxing operation. The cleaning robot includes a moving unit including driving wheels or crawlers, a collecting unit for suctioning dust ...


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Yuichi Kawakami, Takayuki Hamaguchi, Nobukazu Kawagoe, Hideaki Nakanishi, Natsuko Waki: Cleaner. Minolta, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, March 25, 1997: US05613261 (178 worldwide citation)

A cleaner comprises a driving unit which moves the cleaner, a cleaner unit which cleans an object to be cleaned, a sensor by which a degree of dirt on the object is detected, and a driving controller which controls the driving unit on the basis of the detected degree of dirt. The cleaner unit furthe ...


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Kyoko Nakamura, Hideaki Nakanishi, Yuichi Kawakami, Nobukazu Kawagoe, Shigeru Oyokota: Running robot carrying out prescribed work using working member and method of working using the same. Minolta, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, February 24, 1998: US05720077 (143 worldwide citation)

A running member is attached rotatably to a body member, and a working member is attached movably to the body member. Therefore, in a large area, a work can be carried out efficiently even in a corner portion, and a desired work can be implemented even in a narrowed portion by shifting the working m ...


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Keizou Ochi, Hideaki Nakanishi, Takashi Kondo: Line sensor camera without distortion in photo image. Minolta, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, May 15, 2001: US06233014 (91 worldwide citation)

A camera shoots an image of a two-dimensional object by a line sensor for main scanning and a rotation scanning mechanism for secondary scanning. The image pickup angle range in the secondary scanning direction is altered according to modification of the focal length of the objective lens by a zoomi ...


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Naoki Kubo, Jun Koreishi, Hideaki Nakanishi: Apparatus for and method of printing on three-dimensional object. Minolta, McDermott Will & Emery, March 26, 2002: US06360656 (24 worldwide citation)

A three-dimensional object printing apparatus according to the present invention comprises: a shape recognition section for obtaining three-dimensional shape data about a surface shape of a three-dimensional object by measurement or the like; an ejection section for ejecting ink toward the three-dim ...


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Hideaki Nakanishi: Apparatus and method for supplying power to an electronic device requiring a monentary supply of extra high power. International Business Machines Corporation, Daniel E McConnell, Anthony N Magistrale, June 30, 1998: US05774347 (20 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a compact power supply unit that prevents an electronic device from being shut down even when due to an in-rush current phenomenon the electronic device requires a supply of power that is extraordinarily greater than that which is needed for normal operation. A CV area where constant vo ...


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Shigefumi Odaohhara, Hironari Nishino, Hideaki Nakanishi: Method and apparatus for reducing power consumption in a power supply. Lenovo, Scott W Reid, January 10, 2006: US06986067 (16 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method, apparatus an device for reducing power loss by lowering an operating frequency of a power supply device in a standby state such as soft-off state, suspend state, or a state in which a line is not connected. In one aspect of the present invention, an AC adapto ...


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Hideaki Nakanishi: Clip for attaching sheet material to a body panel. Emhart, E D Murphy, April 23, 1996: US05509182 (16 worldwide citation)

A clip 1 has a head 2 and an engagement portion 3, and the head and the engagement portion is connected via a pair of arms 4, 4 which form a flange when hinges 5 in the middle thereof are bent radially outwardly. The clip can be fixed to a carpet 18 and the engagement portion is to be attached to a ...