Osamu Igarashi, Takanori Shibata, Yoji Matuoka, Kazuhiro Watanabe, Kunio Terashima: Automotive information display device. Hitachi, Hitachi Automotive Engineering Co, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, January 8, 1991: US04983951 (160 worldwide citation)

An automotive information display device has a CPU unit capable of performing the processing of various informations, an electronic display unit including a liquid crystal panel and a plurality of switches for selecting the information to be displayed on the liquid crystal panel, and an information- ...


Fuminobu Komura, Yoshikazu Hirayama, Koichi Homma, Makoto Kato, Takanori Shibata, Yoji Matsuoka, Akira Kagami, Michitaka Kosaka: Navigation system and method using map data. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, May 10, 1994: US05311173 (83 worldwide citation)

In a navigation system which has sensors for detecting a running distance, an azimuth, etc. of a vehicle, and a memory for storing map data; a probability density of a position of the vehicle is calculated on the basis of the sensor outputs and the map data for each of quantization units with which ...

Fumio Tsujii, Yoji Matsuoka, Takanori Shibata, Akira Endo, Hiroshi Shirai: Navigation system with capability of instructing running direction. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry & Wands, July 7, 1987: US04679147 (54 worldwide citation)

A navigation system for displaying, on a display screen, road map information and running traces of a car superimposed thereon comprises a cathode ray tube for displaying the road map information and information regarding the car running traces and the like, bearing sensors for detecting a running d ...

Takanori Shibata, Tsutomu Omae: Control system for battery hybrid system. Agency of Industrial Science & Technology, Beall & Jeffery, May 24, 1977: US04025860 (51 worldwide citation)

An electric auto power supply has an energy battery which is capable of discharging a current for a comparatively long period of time and high in energy density, and a power battery which is capable of discharging a current of a comparatively high amperage and high in power density. The energy batte ...

Toshiharu Yoshikawa, Takanori Shibata: Oxygen permeable soft contact lens material. Toyo Contact Lens, Armstrong Nikaido Marmelstein & Kubovcik, March 10, 1987: US04649184 (45 worldwide citation)

An oxygen permeable soft contact lens material having an improved oxygen permeability, improved softness and transparency prepared by copolymerizing a mixture comprising


Tsutomu Omae, Takanori Shibata, Keiziro Sakai, Tomio Iizuka, Takaichi Koyama: Method for controlling an automatic pipe welder. Hitachi, Craig & Antonelli, March 20, 1979: US04144992 (33 worldwide citation)

Method for controlling an automatic pipe welder is disclosed. In the automatic welder which requires remote control, welding conditions for butt welding pipes are stored and an actual joint geometry or groove shape is sensed. From signals relating to the stored welding conditions and the sensed groo ...

Tadashi Okawa, Mitsuyuki Honbu, Yasuo Matsuda, Takanori Shibata, Toshio Kawaguchi: Twelve-step current source inverter. Hitachi, Craig & Antonelli, June 30, 1981: US04276589 (26 worldwide citation)

At least one smoothing reactor is connected to the positive terminal of a DC source. A first interphase reactor has its one end connected to the other end of the smoothing reactor. A second interphase reactor is connected to the negative terminal of the DC source. Each of the first and second interp ...

Akira Hasegawa, Takanori Shibata, Fumio Hamano: Multiplex communication system. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry & Wands, March 31, 1987: US04654890 (26 worldwide citation)

A multiplex communication system comprises a central control unit, a plurality of local control units, an optical loop transmission path interconnecting the central control unit and the plurality of local control units by optical fibers in a loop-like configuration to thereby cause data transmission ...