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Kuniaki Kami, Hideyuki Adachi, Koichi Umeyama, Yoshihiro Kosaka, Seiji Yamaguchi, Eiichi Fuse, Michio Sato, Masakazu Nakamura, Yasundo Tanaka, Takashi Fukaya, Kiyotaka Matsuno, Katsuya Suzuki: Medical system for reproducing a state of contact of the treatment section in the operation unit. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, August 23, 1994: US05339799 (648 worldwide citation)

A medical system according to the present invention comprises a medical apparatus including an operation unit manipulated by a surgeon and a treatment section formed away from the operation unit for treating a subject, a detector or a pressure sensor for detecting a state of contact between the subj ...


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Shuji Abe, Haruo Terai, Shinji Kondoh, Yumiko Hara, Seiji Yamaguchi: Vacuum cleaner with fuzzy control. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Lowe Price LeBlanc & Becker, August 3, 1993: US05233682 (152 worldwide citation)

A vacuum cleaner with fuzzy control comprises a detector for detecting condition of sucking of dust, such as an amount of dust, a kind of dust and/or a kind of a surface of a floor to be cleaned. A fuzzy inference section responsive to the condition of sucking of dust determines an appropriate sucki ...


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Masaru Moro, Tadashi Matsuyo, Seiji Yamaguchi: Vacuum cleaner with fuzzy logic. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Ratner & Prestia, October 12, 1993: US05251358 (147 worldwide citation)

A vacuum cleaner comprising a fuzzy inferring device for determining a motor speed in response to the amount of dust, and means for holding the motor speed determined by the fuzzy inferring device for a predetermined period of time, whereby, after the motor speed is held for the predetermined period ...


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Masaru Moro, Tadashi Matsuyo, Seiji Yamaguchi, Shuji Abe, Hidetoshi Imai: Fuzzy control apparatus generating a plurality of membership functions for determining a drive condition of an electric vacuum cleaner. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Ratner & Prestia, June 8, 1993: US05216777 (137 worldwide citation)

A control apparatus of an electrical appliance comprising a sensor for detecting a physical amount; and a fuzzy inferring device for determining the drive condition of a load by fuzzy inference based on a signal outputted from the sensor, and wherein the sensor has at least one normalized membership ...


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Seiji Yamaguchi: Method and apparatus for thermotherapy. Olympus Optical, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Woodward, July 18, 1995: US05433740 (116 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for thermotherapy has a plurality of temperature sensors to control a temperature-elevating energy output for allowing temperature which is detected at the temperature sensors to be set to be within a predetermined temperature range. To this end, the apparatus is adapted to select one o ...


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Tadashi Matsuyo, Masahiro Kimura, Hideo Okubo, Seiji Yamaguchi, Hiroshi Kawakami, Masaru Moro: Vacuum cleaner and method of determining type of floor surface being cleaned thereby. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Pollock VandeSande & Priddy, September 8, 1992: US05144715 (110 worldwide citation)

A vacuum cleaner and method for determining the kind of floor surface being cleaned by a vacuum cleaner wherein dust amount per unit interval is detected and dust detection change patterns are analyzed for determining floor type. This analysis is based on the following assumptions: smooth and carpet ...


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Seiji Yamaguchi, Masaru Moro, Saburou Kajikawa, Masahiro Kimura, Hideo Okubo, Tadashi Matsuyo, Hiroshi Kawakami: Vacuum cleaner. Matsushita Electric Industrial, Pollock VandeSande & Priddy, February 2, 1993: US05182833 (108 worldwide citation)

A vacuum cleaner has a blower motor; a dust detector responsive to a sucked dust particle due to rotation of the blower motor for producing a dust detecting signal when each of the dust particles is detected passing a portion in a suction passage; counter responsive to the dust detection signal for ...


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Kuniaki Kami, Hideyuki Adachi, Koichi Umeyama, Yoshihiro Kosaka, Seiji Yamaguchi, Eiichi Fuse, Michio Sato, Masakazu Nakamura, Yasundo Tanaka, Takashi Fukaya, Kiyotaka Matsuno, Katsuya Suzuki: Endoscope system with automatic control according to movement of an operator. Olympus Optical, Armstrong Westerman Hattori McLeland & Naughton, September 24, 1996: US05558619 (96 worldwide citation)

An endoscope system includes a movement detector for detecting an operator's movement, a signal processor for processing a signal the detector detects, and a control for controlling drive which drives a medical device according to an output signal of the signal processor. The endoscope system bends ...


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Seiji Yamaguchi, Yoshinobu Suehiro: Lighting device. Toyoda Gosei, McGinn IP Law Group PLLC, May 19, 2009: US07534002 (90 worldwide citation)

A lighting device having: a light-emitting diode lamp having a light-emitting diode device sealed by a glass sealing part; and a fluorescent layer disposed on the side of an illuminated object of the light-emitting diode lamp. The fluorescent layer is operable to radiate a wavelength-converted light ...


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Seiji Yamaguchi, Atsushi Numagami, Minoru Sato, Yoshiyuki Batori: Developing device, process cartridge and electrophotographic image forming apparatus. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, October 10, 2000: US06131007 (88 worldwide citation)

A developing device for use in an electrophotographic image forming apparatus, includes a developing member for developing a latent image formed on an electrophotographic photosensitive member, a developer containing portion for containing a developer to be used in developing with the developing mem ...