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Recent patent applications related to Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba is listed as an Agent/Assignee. Note: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba may have other listings under different names/spellings. We're not affiliated with Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, we're just tracking patents.

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 new patent  Self-location estimation apparatus and self-location estimation method

A self-location estimation apparatus and a self-location estimation method which can more accurately estimate a self-location are provided. A self-location estimation apparatus according to an embodiment is installable at a cart which is movable on the basis of an environment map. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

 new patent  Image reading apparatus, image forming apparatus, and method for generating image data

An image reading apparatus according to an embodiment includes an image reading unit configured to generate reference data by reading a reference surface and to generate image data by reading a sheet. A reference unit has a reference surface. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

 new patent  Image reading apparatus and method for generating image data with reference member used for shading correction having a reference surface and background surface at different positions

An image reading apparatus according to an embodiment includes an image reading unit that generates reference data by reading a reference surface and generates image data by reading a sheet. A reference plate includes the reference surface for generating the reference data for shading correction of the image reading unit and a background surface for background of a sheet to be read to generate the image data. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

 new patent  Image reading apparatus, image forming apparatus, and method for generating image data

An image reading apparatus according to an embodiment includes an image reading unit that generates image data by reading an object. A background unit has a plurality of different background surfaces. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

 new patent  Recording apparatus and method for making characters on credit card unreadable

A recording apparatus includes a detector to detect that a credit card reading device of a settlement apparatus is in an operation state for reading a credit card and an image processor to process image data captured by an image capturing device positioned to capture an image of the settlement apparatus during the reading of the credit card. The image processor is configured to obscure a portion of the image data captured during the reading of the credit card such that characters on the credit card are unreadable when the image is reproduced. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

 new patent  Image forming apparatus and control method of the same

An image forming apparatus includes a setting unit, an image reading unit, an image forming unit, and a setting changing unit. The setting unit sets copying conditions. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

 new patent  Image processing apparatus and image processing method

An image processing apparatus includes an image reading unit, a character recognition unit, an operation unit, and a file generation unit. The image reading unit generates image information which includes at least one of a character string and a table. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

 new patent  System and method for field customization of multifunction peripherals

A system and method provides for automated selection and installation of device interfaces based a location of a device or a time of day at the location of the device. A current space-time state of a digital device is determined and used to select image data corresponding to at least one of a plurality of alternative user interface images or interface sets.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

 new patent  Street information processing system, client and server applied to street information processing system, and method and program of the same

According to an embodiment, a client includes a street information collection unit for collecting street information near an arrangement place, a provision determination unit for determining whether the street information collected by the street information collection unit is information required to be provided to the server, and a first transmission unit for transmitting the street information, which is determined to be required to be provided by determination of the provision determination unit, to the server, with client identification information for identifying the client.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

 new patent  Connection control device, connection control system, and non-transitory computer readable medium

According to one embodiment, a connection control device includes a request acceptor to accept a connection destination determination request transmitted from a first communication device; and a determiner to determine a server being a connection destination of the first communication device from among a plurality of servers. At least one first server among the servers is scheduled to stop running at a first time point. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

 new patent  Rotating electrical machine coil

According to one embodiment, there is provided a rotating electrical machine coil with a conductor and an insulation layer that is provided around the conductor to cover the conductor, the rotating electrical machine coil including a linear part of the coil and a coil end that is separable from and electrically connectable to the linear part of the coil.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

 new patent  Rotary electric machine, rotary electric machine system, and machine

A rotary electric machine in an embodiment includes a stator, and a rotor capable of rotating around a rotation center. The rotor includes a first rotor core, a second rotor core, and a magnet. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

 new patent  Storage battery management system

Provided is a stable storage battery management system which manages storage battery systems employing the same structure, re-calculates a rating of the storage battery management system when detecting a status change in storage battery system that affects the rating of the storage battery management system, and notifies a higher rank system of the re-calculation result. A storage battery management system includes a plurality of storage battery systems employing the same structure. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

 new patent  Electronic device

An electronic device may include a semiconductor memory, and the semiconductor memory may include a free layer having a variable magnetization direction; a pinned layer having a pinned magnetization direction; a tunnel barrier layer interposed between the free layer and the pinned layer; and an under layer which is in contact with the free layer and includes a rare earth metal nitride.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180197962

 new patent  Semiconductor device

A semiconductor device includes at least one memory cell including a first conductivity type first semiconductor region, a second conductivity type second semiconductor region, which is a source region of the memory cell, over a portion of the first semiconductor region, and a second conductivity type third semiconductor region, which is a drain region of the memory cell, over a portion of the first semiconductor region spaced from the second semiconductor region in a first direction, a gate insulating layer extending over a channel region of the memory cell, which includes a portion of the first semiconductor region between the second and third semiconductor regions, and including a first portion of first thickness and a second portion of second thickness less than the first thickness, an electrically floating gate electrode on the gate insulating layer, and a control gate adjacent to, and spaced from, the electrically floating gate electrode.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180197878

 new patent  Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device and method for manufacturing same

A nonvolatile semiconductor memory device, includes: a stacked structural unit including a plurality of insulating films alternately stacked with a plurality of electrode films in a first direction; a selection gate electrode stacked on the stacked structural unit in the first direction; an insulating layer stacked on the selection gate electrode in the first direction; a first semiconductor pillar piercing the stacked structural unit, the selection gate electrode, and the insulating layer in the first direction, a first cross section of the first semiconductor pillar having an annular configuration, the first cross section being cut in a plane orthogonal to the first direction; a first core unit buried in an inner side of the first semiconductor pillar, the first core unit being recessed from an upper face of the insulating layer; and a first conducting layer of the first semiconductor pillar provided on the first core unit to contact the first core unit.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180197874

 new patent  Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing same

The semiconductor device includes a base material, a plurality of electrode layers, and a first contact portion. The plurality of electrode layers are provided above the base material and arranged along a first direction. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180197712

 new patent  X-ray tube and method of manufacturing the same

According to one embodiment, an x-ray tube, including a cathode including a filament including a leg portion extending from a coil to a distal portion and including a corner portion at the distal portion, a support terminal including a gap, and including an opening portion in which the gap is opened and a bottom portion located on a side opposite to the opening portion, and a cathode cup being connected to the support terminal, the distal portion being located in the gap, the support terminal including a protruding portion protruding in the gap, being located more closely to the bottom portion side than the distal portion, and being joined to the corner portion of the leg portion.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180197659

 new patent  Oxide superconductor and method for manufacturing the same

An oxide superconductor according to an embodiment includes an oxide superconducting layer includes a single crystal having a continuous perovskite structure containing at least one rare earth element selected from the group consisting of yttrium, lanthanum, neodymium, samarium, europium, gadolinium, terbium, dysprosium, holmium, erbium, thulium, ytterbium, and lutetium, barium, and copper, containing praseodymium is a part of the site of the rare earth element in the perovskite structure, and having a molar ratio of praseodymium of 0.00000001 or more and 0.2 or less with respect to the sum of the at least one rare earth element and praseodymium; fluorine in an amount of 2.0×1015 atoms/cc or more and 5.0×1019 atoms/cc or less; and carbon in an amount of 1.0×1017 atoms/cc or more and 5.0×1020 atoms/cc or less.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180197616

 new patent  Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device

A nonvolatile semiconductor memory device according to one embodiment of the present invention includes: a memory cell array and a control circuit. The control circuit executes a first reading operation and a second reading operation. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180197614

 new patent  Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device

When selectively erasing one sub-block, a control circuit applies, in a first sub-block, a first voltage to bit lines and a source line, and applies a second voltage smaller than the first voltage to the word lines. Then, the control circuit applies a third voltage lower than the first voltage by a certain value to a drain-side select gate line and a source-side select gate line, thereby performing the erase operation in the first sub-block. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180197612

 new patent  Three dimensional stacked nonvolatile semiconductor memory

A three dimensional stacked nonvolatile semiconductor memory according to an example of the present invention includes a memory cell array comprised of first and second blocks. The first block has a first cell unit which includes a memory cell to be programmed and a second cell unit which does not include a memory cell to be programmed, and programming is executed by applying a program potential or a transfer potential to word lines in the first block after the initial potential of channels of the memory cells in the first and second cell units is set to a plus potential. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180197611

 new patent  Semiconductor memory device

A semiconductor memory device includes first and second memory cells, first and second select transistors having first ends connected to the first and second memory cells, respectively, first and second bit lines connected to second ends of the first and second select transistors, respectively, and a select gate line connected to the first and second select transistors. A write operation includes first and second program loops. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180197592

 new patent  Resistance change type memory

According to one embodiment, a memory includes a bit line connected to a memory cell; and a read circuit to execute reading of data from the memory cell. The read circuit includes a first circuit having a first input terminal and detecting an output signal from the memory cell; a first transistor to control a current supplied to the memory cell based on a first control signal; and a second transistor. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180197573

 new patent  Storage device, controller circuit, and writing and reading method

According to one embodiment, there is provided a storage device including a controller circuit and a storage medium. The controller circuit includes a first conversion circuit and a second conversion circuit. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180197567

 new patent  Magnetic disk device and write method

A magnetic disk device includes a disk, a head configured to write data on the disk, and a controller. The controller generates a target trajectory of the head in a circumferential direction for writing to a plurality of sectors in a current track, wherein the target trajectory is based on an actual trajectory of the head for writing to a plurality of sectors in a previously written track that is adjacent to the current track, determines that the previously written track is discontinuous between an initial sector of the previously written track and an end sector of the previously written track by a radial offset, generates a corrected trajectory for writing the plurality of sectors in the current track, and controls a position of the head in a radial direction based on the corrected trajectory while writing to the plurality of sectors in the current track.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180197503

 new patent  Image display device and image processing device

According to one embodiment, an image display device that includes an optical part and a controller is provided. First input image data and second input image data are input to the controller. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180197502

 new patent  Glasses-type wearable terminal and data processing method

According to one embodiment, a display and a sensor signal acceptor which accepts detection signals from a sensor are provided. A first display controller displays a first instruction for instructing a first work on the display, based on the detection signal which indicates an end of preparation for the first work. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180197299

 new patent  Information processing device, information processing method, and computer program product

According to an embodiment, an information processing device includes a memory and processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to acquire a peripheral image of a moving object, set a cell in response to a plurality of traveling candidate lines of the moving object in a peripheral area of the moving object, specify a type of an object included in the cell using one or more partitioned areas smaller than the cell included in the peripheral image, and determine whether or not the moving object can progress for the cell based on the type of the object.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180197078

 new patent  System and method for generalized skill assessment using activity data

According to an embodiment there is provided a method of skill classification comprising receiving data indicative of an activity performed by a person, classifying the type or types of activity performed by the person based on the received data, wherein said classifying provides an indication of an activity type or activity types as well as an indication of the confidence that an activity has been classified correctly and classifying a skill level associated with a classified activity or classified activities on the basis of the indication of confidence.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180197018

 new patent  Information processing device, information processing method, and computer program product

According to an embodiment, an information processing device includes a memory and processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to acquire a captured image; detect a plurality of targets included in the captured image; calculate target information representing at least one of a state or an attribute and reliability of the target information for each of the plurality of detected targets on the basic of the captured image; and estimate a distribution of the target information of the plurality of targets on the basis of a distribution of the target information of targets for which the reliability is higher than a set value.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180197011

 new patent  System and method

According to one embodiment, a system includes a wearable device on a head of a user and including a display in a line of vision of the user, a first detector configured to detect a movement of the user, a second detector configured to detect a state of an apparatus operated by the user, and a server connected to the wearable device, the first detector and the second detector. The server is configured to display information about work contents of the user on the display based on a detection result of the first detector and a detection result of the second detector.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180197010

 new patent  System and method

According to one embodiment, a system includes a wearable device on a head of a user and including a display in a line of vision of the user, a first detector configured to detect a movement of the user, a second detector configured to detect a state of an apparatus operated by the user, and a server connected to the wearable device, the first detector and the second detector. The server is configured to display information about work contents of the user on the display based on a detection result of the first detector and a detection result of the second detector.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180196768

 new patent  Semiconductor memory device with data buffering

A semiconductor storage device includes at least two nonvolatile semiconductor memories, a buffer in which data received from a host and to be written to the nonvolatile semiconductor memories in response to a write command received from the host can be temporarily stored, and a controller connected to the nonvolatile semiconductor memories and configured to transfer data stored in the buffer to a number n of the nonvolatile semiconductor memories in parallel. The number n is set according to a reception of data from the host, and n is greater than or equal to 1 and less than or equal to m, which is the number of nonvolatile semiconductor memories connected to the controller.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180196744

 new patent  Memory system and method for controlling nonvolatile memory

According to one embodiment, a memory system includes a nonvolatile memory including a plurality of blocks and a controller. The controller manages a garbage collection count for each of blocks containing data written by a host, the garbage collection count indicating the number of times the data in said each of the blocks has been copied by a garbage collection operation of the nonvolatile memory. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180196726

 new patent  Digital protective control device

An analog-digital converting unit converts the electrical quantity obtained from a power system into a digital amount. A non-volatile memory stores a protective control program that achieves the function of a digital protective control device. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180196711

 new patent  Memory device

According to one embodiment, a semiconductor memory device includes: a memory configured to store data; an error correcting circuit configured to correct an error in data read from the memory, and to generate a first signal of a first state, which is transmitted to an external along with the data if the error in the data cannot be corrected; and a first pin configured to transmit the first signal to the external and receive a data mask signal from the external.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180196688

 new patent  Virtual machine management device, virtual machine management method, and non-transitory computer readable medium

According to one embodiment, a virtual machine management device includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry performs a simulation according to operation schedules of first to nth applications executable on first to nth virtual machines, the simulation performing, at a scheduling interval, to allocate virtual machines from the first to nth virtual machines to a plurality of physical cpus in a physical machine, and cause the virtual machines allocated to the physical cpus to execute the applications using the allocated physical cpus. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180196661

 new patent  Electronic apparatus and information processing system

An electronic apparatus has a communication unit, a first storage unit, a second storage unit, and a controller. The communication unit communicates with a terminal apparatus. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180196646

 new patent  System design apparatus and method

A system design apparatus has a metamodel definition unit that generates a second metamodel based on a first metamodel described using a modeling language, the second metamodel including the first metamodel, a metamodel of a condition class which describes a condition, and a metamodel which describes an association between the condition class and a trace in order to distinguish presence or absence of the condition with respect to the trace, a model construction unit that constructs a model according to the second metamodel, and a script file generation unit that generates a script file corresponding to the model.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180196617

 new patent  Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program product

According to an embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a non-volatile memory manager. The non-volatile memory manager is configured to save, in a non-volatile memory section, information of a plurality of storage sections to be read after rebooting. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180196457

 new patent  Regenerative current detection circuit, charge current detection circuit, and motor current detection system

A regenerative current detection circuit includes a first power mos transistor that is configured as a current mirror to a second power mos transistor connected to drive a motor winding, a first feedback amplifier that compares a first regenerative current that flows in the first power mos transistor with a second regenerative current that flows in the second power mos transistor and outputs a comparison result, the first regenerative current being obtained by multiplying the second regenerative current by a current mirror ratio, and a current detection circuit that outputs a detection current based on the comparison result.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180196384

 new patent  Image forming apparatus and control method

An image forming apparatus according to an embodiment includes a fixing section that fixes a toner image formed on a sheet. A controller controls a preliminary rotation of the fixing section after execution of a first image forming job and before execution of a second image forming job. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180196377

 new patent  Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus includes a heat roller, a lamp, and a control unit. The heat roller fixes a toner image transferred onto a sheet. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180196375

 new patent  Image forming apparatus that presses sheets before image forming and method of forming an image

An image forming apparatus includes an intermediate transfer belt, an image forming unit, a transfer unit, a roller configured to transport the sheet to the transfer unit, a light emitting unit configured to irradiate a portion of the outer peripheral surface of the intermediate transfer belt along a width direction of the intermediate transfer belt, a light reception unit configured to detect a quantity of light reflected from the portion of the outer peripheral surface of the intermediate transfer belt, and a pressure applying unit arranged between the roller and the transfer unit in a sheet conveying direction, and configured to press a portion of the sheet in a width direction of the sheet that overlaps with the portion of the outer surface of the intermediate transfer belt.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180196371

 new patent  Toner cartridge with memory for image forming apparatus

A toner cartridge for use with an image forming apparatus includes a memory storing identification data of the toner cartridge and parameter information including image formation process parameters dependent on toner characteristic or ambient conditions. A transceiver unit communicates with the image forming apparatus to send the process parameter information stored in the memory to the image forming apparatus when the identification data is authentic.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180196146

 new patent  Scintillator array

There is provided a scintillator array to be used for a neutron detector capable of detecting high energy neutrons with high definition and high efficiency. A scintillator array comprises a structure including a plurality of stacks layered each other. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180196115

 new patent  Apparatus and method for calibration of time origin of an rf pulse in mri data acquisition systems

Described herein is an apparatus and method for determining a time origin of an input rf pulse of a plurality of input rf pulses. The method includes generating an rf echo based on the plurality of input rf pulses, a time-duration between the input rf pulses being controllable in order to determine a time instance corresponding to an ideal position of the rf echo. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180196076

 new patent  Automatic container processing apparatus

According to one embodiment, an automatic container processing apparatus includes a tube socket, an operation part, and a control device. The tube socket has a container holding part for holding a container. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180195973

 new patent  Crack analysis device, crack analysis method, and crack analysis program

A crack analysis device includes a captured image acquiring unit, a crack detecting unit, and a crack ratio calculator. The captured image acquiring unit acquires a captured image which is obtained by imaging a road surface. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180194136

 new patent  Ink jet head and ink jet recording apparatus

According to one embodiment in an inkjet head, the common electrodes for all the actuators, without overlapping with the first wiring pattern formed by individual electrodes, are connected to a second wiring pattern that passes between the outer peripheral portion of piezoelectric bodies, and a third wiring pattern that extends in a direction different from a direction of the second wiring pattern. The first wiring pattern and the third wiring pattern are electrically insulated at intersections thereof.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180194134

 new patent  Inkjet recording head

According to one embodiment, an inkjet recording head includes a plurality of ink pressure chambers arranged in a first direction, a nozzle communicating with each of the ink pressure chambers, a plurality of individual ink supply paths which are arranged in a second direction and communicate with one end of each of the ink pressure chambers, a plurality of individual ink discharge paths which are arranged in the second direction and communicate with another end of each of the ink pressure chambers, a plurality of actuators configured to apply pressure to ink in the ink pressure chambers, a common ink supply path communicating with an end of each of the individual ink supply paths, and a common ink discharge path communicating with an end of each of the individual ink discharge paths.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180193672

 new patent  Medical image processing apparatus, treatment system, and medical image processing program

A medical image processing apparatus includes a first image acquirer that acquires a plurality of first images of an object to be treated, each of the plurality of first images being captured by a radiographic imaging apparatus at a respective time of a plurality of times; a second image acquirer that acquires a second image of the object to be treated, the second image being captured by a radiographic imaging apparatus at a time different from the plurality of times when the plurality of first images are captured; a characteristic processor that determines a plurality of positions of a first characteristic of the object to be treated from the plurality of first images, the characteristic processor that determines the position of a second characteristic corresponding to the first characteristic in the object to be treated from the second image; a calculator that establishes a first closed space including the plurality of positions of the first characteristic; and a determiner that determines whether or not the position of the second characteristic is within the first closed space, and the determiner that outputs a determination signal, based on a result of the determination.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/12/18 / #20180193670

 new patent  Medical image processing apparatus, treatment system, medical image processing method, and medical image processing program

A medical image processing apparatus of an embodiment has acquisitor, a first landmark detector, and an estimator. The acquisitor acquires a perspective image of an object to be treated imaged by an imaging apparatus. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180191922

Image forming apparatus, printing method, and non-transitory storing medium

An image forming apparatus includes an interface through which printing data to be printed onto a sheet is acquired, and a printer unit configured to print the printing data, and to print information different from the printing data on the sheet using a decolorable recording agent.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180191485

Time synchronization client, synchronization method, computer program product, and synchronization system

According to an embodiment, a time synchronization client includes one or more processors. The one or more processors are configured to perform time synchronization according to time information received by communicating with a time synchronization server at every synchronization period, and determine a second synchronization period shorter than a first synchronization period of when synchronization accuracy is a target level or more, as the synchronization period, when an elapsed time from activation of the time synchronization client does not exceed a judgment time.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180191285

Drive system and inverter

A drive system of an embodiment includes an inverter for driving an electric motor; a detector that detects an electric current value output from the inverter; command generators that generate an electric current command value corresponding to an electric current to be supplied to the electric motor and a gate command of the inverter so that the electric current command value matches the electric current value; calculators that calculate an voltage target vector of the inverter and a rotation phase estimation value of the electric motor based on the electric current value and the voltage target vector, in an initial estimation of when activating the inverter. The electric current command value in the initial estimation is a value to supply an electric current for magnetically saturating a rotor of the electric motor, and a dynamic inductance of the electric motor used for calculating the rotation phase estimation value is a value of when the rotor of the electric motor is magnetically saturated.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180191238

Power conversion device

An mmc includes arms each configured with one unit converter or a plurality of cells connected in series. A control circuit of the cell transmits a voltage detected value of a dc capacitor to a control device and controls on/off of a switching element in accordance with a control signal received from the control device. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180191194

Uninterruptible power supply

An uninterruptible power supply includes an ac input terminal (t1) to receive ac power from a commercial ac power source (11), a battery terminal (t2) connected to a battery (12), first and second ac output terminals (t3, t4) connected to first and second loads (13, 14), respectively, a first uninterruptible power source (1-3) to supply ac power to the first load (13) on a full-time inverter feeding system, and a second uninterruptible power source (4-6) to supply ac power to the second load (14) on a full-time commercial feeding system.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180191162

Power generation facility and power generation control device

A power generation facility 10 includes a power generation system 30, a storage battery system 40, and an in-facility electric wire 21. The power generation facility 10 causes the storage battery system 40 to be charged with some of power supplied by the power generation system 30 to the in-facility electric wire 21 so that change per control cycle in the power supplied to a power system is within a stipulated proportion of rated output of the power generation facility 10. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180190775

Method for fabricating semiconductor substrate, semiconductor substrate, and semiconductor device

In a method for fabricating a semiconductor substrate according to an embodiment, an sic substrate is formed by vapor growth and c (carbon) is introduced into the surface of the sic substrate to form an n-type sic layer on the sic substrate by an epitaxial growth method.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180190669

Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same

A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device includes forming a first semiconductor layer, forming a stacked body including alternately formed first and second layers on the first semiconductor layer, forming a hole from an upper surface of the stacked body to the first semiconductor layer to expose the first semiconductor layer therein. A first insulating layer is formed on the inner wall of the hole, and a second semiconductor layer is formed on the first insulating layer within the hole, wherein the second semiconductor layer is electrically connected to the first semiconductor layer. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180190568

Ceramic metal circuit board and semiconductor device using the same

The present invention provides a ceramic metal circuit board including a ceramic substrate and metal plates bonded to both surfaces of the ceramic substrate through respective bonding layers, wherein a metal film is provided on a surface of one metal plate bonded to one surface of the ceramic substrate; and at least a part of another metal plate bonded to another surface of the ceramic substrate is not provided with the metal film. Preferably, a protruding portion is formed as a portion of the bonding layer so as to protrude from a side surface of each of the metal plates. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180190415

Permanent magnet, rotary electric machine, amd vehicle

A high-performance permanent magnet is provided. The magnet is expressed by a composition formula: rpfeqmrcutco100-p-q-r-t. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180190359

Semiconductor memory device capable of reducing chip size

According to one embodiment, a first well of the first conductivity type which is formed in a substrate. A second well of a second conductivity type which is formed in the first well. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180190348

Semiconductor storage device and memory system

According to an embodiment, a control circuitry performing: a first operation of reading data out of a memory cell with a first voltage applied to a word line while changing the first voltage by a first shift amount within a first range, and a second operation of reading data out of the memory cell with a second voltage applied to the word line while changing the second voltage by a second shift amount within a second range, wherein the second shift amount is smaller than the first shift amount, and wherein the control circuitry performs the second operation to apply the second voltage to the word line subsequently to application of the first voltage to the word line in the first operation.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180190336

Magnetic memory device

According to one embodiment, a magnetic memory device includes a metal-containing layer including a metallic element, a first magnetic layer, a second magnetic layer, and a first intermediate layer. The second magnetic layer is provided between the first magnetic layer and a portion of the metal-containing layer. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180190145

Work support device, work support method, and computer program product

According to an embodiment, a work support device includes a memory and processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to function as a work segment generating unit and a display control unit. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180189930

Apparatus and method for reducing artifacts in mri images

Described herein is an apparatus and method for reducing artifacts in mri images. The method includes acquiring a first set of data by under-sampling a first portion of a k-space at a first rate, and a second set of data by under-sampling a second portion of the k-space at a second rate. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180189927

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program product

An information processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes a memory and one or more processors configured to function as a map acquisition unit, a filtering unit and a converting unit. The map acquisition unit acquires a polar coordinate map specifying first occupancy of a target in a polar coordinate space. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180189860

Item recommendation system, item recommendation method, and computer program product

According to an embodiment, an item recommendation system includes a first recommendation engine that selects, from a group of items, first recommended items predicted to match with preference of a user; a second recommendation engine that selects second recommended items which do not match with the preference of the user but are expected to be of interest to the user; a mixer that mixes the first recommended and second recommended items and forms a group of recommended items; a user interface that presents the group of recommended items in an operable manner to the user; a calculator that calculates the level of interest indicating the degree of user satisfaction with respect to the group of recommended items; and a ratio control unit that, based on the calculated level of interest, varies the mixing ratio of the first recommended items and the second recommend items in the group of recommended items.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180189847

Commodity sales data processing apparatus and method for confirming age of customer

A commodity sales data processing apparatus comprises an age-confirmation commodity determination module configured to determine whether or not a commodity needs age confirmation, a face information input module configured to input face information of a customer obtained from an image of a customer captured by an image capturing section, a face information storage section configured to store face information of customer whose age is above a predetermined age beforehand, and an age confirmation module configured to confirm, if the commodity needs age confirmation, that the age of the customer is above the predetermined age in a state that the age confirmation screen is not displayed on a display for customer if the face information input by the face information input module is consistent with one of the face information of customers stored in the face information storage section beforehand.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180189700

Motion analysis apparatus, motion analysis method, and computer program product

According to an embodiment, a motion analysis apparatus includes a memory and processing circuitry. The processing circuitry detects a corresponding segment using first time-series data based on output of a first sensor configured to measure movement of a first object and second time-series data based on output of a second sensor configured to measure movement of a second object, the corresponding segment being a segment in which the first time-series data and the second time-series data are similar in their waveform patterns or co-occur. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180189599

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program product

According to an embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a memory and processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to acquire three-dimensional position information of a detection point, acquire target surface shape information indicating a shape of a target surface, and calculate state information of an object according to a first distance of the detection point from the target surface on the basis of the three-dimensional position information and the target surface shape information.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180189562

Character recognition apparatus, character recognition method, and computer program product

According to an embodiment, a character recognition apparatus includes a character string image acquisition unit, a combination graph generation unit, a combination graph integration unit and an output unit. The character string image acquisition unit acquires a character string image. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180189242

Sensor design support apparatus, sensor design support method and non-transitory computer readable medium

According to one embodiment, a sensor design support apparatus includes: an inter-data feature calculator and a model constructor. The inter-data feature calculator combines any two pieces of data based on first to k-th data acquired from each of a plurality of sensors in response to first to k-th conditions being satisfied to generate a plurality of data pairs for each of sensors, the sensors monitoring a target; and calculates a plurality of inter-data features based on the plurality of data pairs. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180189131

Multiplexing system, multiplexing method, and computer program product

According to an embodiment, a multiplexing system includes servers. Each server includes a memory, a processing unit, a decision controller, and a restoring unit. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180189075

Device, method, and computer program product for job execution control

According to an embodiment, a job execution control device controls execution of a job for receiving input data, applying processing thereto, and outputting output data. The device includes a job executor, a controller, a recorder, and a generator. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180188963

Memory system and method of controlling memory system

According to one embodiment, a memory system includes a non-volatile semiconductor memory, a block management unit, and a transcription unit. The semiconductor memory includes a plurality of blocks to which data can be written in both the first mode and the second mode. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180188680

Image forming apparatus and power supply method

An image forming apparatus having a plurality of functional units includes a power failure detection circuit configured to detect a power failure of an external power supply for the image forming apparatus, a rechargeable battery unit, and a control unit. The control unit switches the power supply source of the image forming apparatus from the external power supply to the rechargeable battery unit, and selects one or more of the functional units to power through the rechargeable battery unit based on a remaining capacity of the rechargeable battery unit, when the power failure of the external power supply is detected.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180188679

Sheet transport apparatus and sheet processing apparatus

A sheet transport apparatus according to an embodiment includes a roller having a surface formed from an elastic material. The roller transports a sheet. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180188675

Sheet post-processing apparatus and sensor deterioration detection method

A sheet post-processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes a sensor, a detection unit, a retrieval unit, and an output unit. The detection unit detects a deterioration of the sensor based on an output value of the sensor. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180188674

Fixing apparatus

In accordance with an embodiment, a fixing apparatus comprises a belt which is equipped with a conductive layer; an induction current generator which faces the belt and heats the conductive layer through an electromagnetic induction system; a magnetic material which faces the induction current generator across the belt; a measurement section which measures a state of the magnetic material; and a controller which controls a frequency applied to the induction current generator based on a measurement result of the measurement section in a case in which at least a print request is not received.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180188671

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus according to an embodiment includes an image forming unit that forms a toner image on an image carrier body. A primary transfer member transfers the toner image formed on the image carrier body onto an intermediate transfer body. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180188668

Image forming apparatus and method for preventing toner scattering in an image forming appratus

According to an embodiment, an image forming apparatus includes a housing, a developing roller, and a photosensitive drum. The developing roller includes an image area and a pair of non-image areas. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180188387

Ceramic scintillator array, method for manufacturing same, radiation detector and radiation inspection device

A ceramic scintillator array of an embodiment includes: a plurality of scintillator segments each composed of a sintered compact of a rare earth oxysulfide phosphor; and a reflective layer interposed between the scintillator segments adjacent to each other. The reflective layer contains a transparent resin and reflective particles dispersed in the transparent resin. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180188386

Ceramic scintillator array, x-ray detector, and x-ray inspection device

A ceramic scintillator array of an embodiment includes: a plurality of scintillator segments each composed of a sintered compact of a rare earth oxysulfide phosphor; a first reflective layer interposed between the scintillator segments adjacent to each other; and a second reflective layer arranged on a side of surfaces, on which an x-ray is incident, of the plurality of scintillator segments. A difference in dimension between an end portion of a surface of the second reflective layer and a most convex portion of the surface of the second reflective layer is 30 μm or less.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180188330

Storage battery evaluation device, energy storage system, and storage battery evaluation method

According to one embodiment, a storage battery evaluation device includes a charging/discharging controller and a deterioration evaluator. The charging/discharging controller acquires a charging/discharging power command value, performs control to charge and discharge an energy storage device according to the charging/discharging power command value, sets a dead zone in which the charging and discharging is not performed when an absolute value of the charging/discharging power command value is equal to or smaller than a threshold, and performs control to stop the charging and discharging when the charging/discharging command value enters the dead zone. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180188083

Sensor failure diagnosis device, method and program

According to one embodiment, a sensor failure diagnosis device includes a drift estimator and a global rank determiner. The drift estimator estimates, based on data on measured values from sensors contained in a plurality of sensor groups including a sensor under inspection, whether or not drift failure that is steady deviation of a measured value from a true value has occurred in the sensor under inspection or a degree of the drift failure. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180186591

Sheet post-processing apparatus

A sheet processing apparatus includes a first holding unit configured to hold one or more sheets and movable in a sheet transport direction, a first drive unit configured to move the first holding unit in a first direction along the sheet transport direction, a biasing member that biases the first holding unit in a second direction opposite to the first direction, and an energy storage unit that stores energy discharged from the biasing member.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

07/05/18 / #20180186170

Sheet processing apparatus and sheet processing method

A sheet processing apparatus includes a control unit and an attaching unit. The control unit determines a position along a surface of a sheet adjacent to an edge portion thereof, where a tag including a binding section for binding the sheet is to be attached. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180184456

Ap coordinated dynamic sensitivity control in 802.11 stations

. . There is provided a method and device for managing a wireless network comprising a wireless access point for communicating over a transmission channel with one or more wireless stations. The method comprises the wireless access point monitoring network performance and, if the network performance is below a limit, issuing an instruction to one of the wireless stations to operate in a mode to more reliably determine when the transmission channel is clear.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180183976

Image data conversion based on actual size

An image reading apparatus includes a tray, first sensors configured to acquire information related to a maximum size of sheets placed on the tray, a scanner configured to generate first image data for each of the sheets conveyed from the tray based on the maximum size, a sheet conveyor configured to convey the sheets placed on the tray toward the scanner, second sensors configured to acquire information related to an actual size of each of the sheets conveyed by the sheet conveyor, and a controller. The controller converts for each of the sheets having an actual size that is different from the maximum size, the first image data stored in a first memory region into second image data based on the maximum size and the actual size of the sheet, and stores the second image data in a second memory region which is different from the first memory region.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180183957

System and method for device customization and interface deployment in multifunction peripherals

A system and method for customized multifunction peripherals provides for editing device functions, user interface functions and user interface appearance. A user selects a business type which generates an initial set of device characteristics or user interface layout which includes fixed characteristics and characteristics editable by a user. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180183953

System and method for field customization of multifunction peripherals

A system and method for customized multifunction peripherals includes a controller having a processor and a memory that stores identified electronic customization groups each including electronic files, such as forms, applications, screen backgrounds, company logos, screen positioning information, and labels corresponding to a unique business type. Further stored in the memory are device customization data sets corresponding to document processing operations for the multifunction peripheral. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180183943

Image forming device and image forming method

An image forming device includes a first image forming unit, a second image forming unit, and a control unit. The first image forming unit is configured to form an image on a medium using a decolorable material. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180183648

Transmission device, reception device, and transmission method

According to one embodiment, a transmission device includes an insertion unit, an allocation unit, a division unit, an ifft unit, a phase rotation unit, and a transmission unit. The phase rotation unit performs a phase rotation to reduce a papr characteristic for each block on which inverse fast fourier transform has been performed. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180183534

Social information providing system, social information distribution apparatus, and user terminal apparatus

According to one embodiment, a social information distribution apparatus apportions and accumulates, for items classified, basic information including a position of each of a plurality of information sources and social information transmitted in time series from each of the plurality of information sources, analyzes the accumulated social information, modifies and processes the social information, updates the social information as some of the items, selects social information to be broadcast, determines a broadcast format including at least classification of broadcast ranges, a broadcasting time, and a repetition count within the broadcasting time when broadcasting the selected social information, and transmits the selected social information to a designated broadcast range by a broadcast wave.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180183531

Communication device and orthogonal error measurement method for communication device

According to an embodiment, a communication device includes a phase-shifting circuit that shifts a phase of a local signal and supplies it to an orthogonal demodulator. The phase-shifting circuit includes first and second signal input ends that are supplied with an output signal of a local oscillator between both ends thereof, a frequency divider that has first and second input ends, and a switching part that is provided between the first and second signal input ends and the first and second input ends of the frequency divider and switches connection between the first and second signal input ends and the first and second input ends of the frequency divider.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180183430

Semiconductor device and dc-dc converter

According to an embodiment, a semiconductor device includes: a first modulation circuit configured to generate a reference signal based on a first clock signal; a second modulation circuit configured to generate a feedback signal with a phase negative relative to a phase of the reference signal based on a second clock signal with a phase negative relative to a phase of the first clock signal; a comparator configured to compare the reference signal with the feedback signal to determine duty and generate a comparator signal; and a driver configured to output a drive signal.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180183395

Active inductor and amplifier circuit

According to an embodiment, an active inductor has a first conductivity type mos transistor with a source that is connected to an electrical power source supply line and a drain that is connected to an output terminal. It has a capacitance between a gate of the first conductivity type mos transistor and the electrical power source supply line. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180183296

Electric motor

According to one embodiment, an electric motor includes a rotor supporter which is movable in an axial direction of a central axis of a rotor shaft with respect to a case, and a support member receiver attached to at least one of the rotor shaft and the rotor core so that the rotor supporter is able to come into contact therewith and be separated therefrom, and able to fix the rotor shaft and the rotor core to the rotor supporter when the rotor supporter is in contact therewith.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180183289

Rotary electric machine and vehicle

According to embodiments, an electric machine includes a shaft, a rotor core, and a plurality of permanent magnets. The shaft rotates about an axis thereof. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180183268

Non-contact power supply device and non-contact power supply method

According to one embodiment, a non-contact power supply device includes an inverter circuit configured to convert power supplied from a direct current (dc) power supply into alternating current (ac) power, a resonant circuit configured to supply the ac power to an external power receiving device in a non-contact manner, a current sensor electrically connected the inverter circuit, a voltage subtractor circuit configured to detect a voltage difference between a predetermined reference voltage and a voltage value of the ac power as detected by a voltage sensor in the external power receiving device, a current subtractor circuit configured to detect a current difference between a predetermined reference current and a current value of the ac power as detected by the current sensor, and a controller configured to control the inverter circuit to reduce the voltage difference and the current difference when the voltage is outside a predetermined range.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180183057

Nonaqueous electrolyte battery and battery pack

According to one embodiment, a nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The positive electrode includes at least one oxide selected from the group consisting of a first oxide having a spinel structure and represented by lixni0.5mn1.5o4, a second metal phosphate having an olivine structure and represented by lixmn1-wfewpo4, and a third oxide having a layered structure and represented by lixniymnzco1-y-zo2. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180183056

Nonaqueous electrolyte battery and battery pack

According to one embodiment, a nonaqueous electrolyte battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a nonaqueous electrolyte. The positive electrode includes at least one oxide selected from the group consisting of a first oxide having a spinel structure and represented by lixni0.5mn1.5o4, a second metal phosphate having an olivine structure and represented by lix9 mn1−wfewpo4, and a third oxide having a layered structure and represented by lixniymnzco1−y−zo2. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180182773

Semiconductor memory device

According to one embodiment, a semiconductor memory device includes a first conductive layer, a first semiconductor body, a second semiconductor body, a first memory layer, and a second memory layer. The first conductive layer includes first to fourth extension regions, and a first connection region. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180182592

X-ray tube, x-ray tube device, and method of manufacturing x-ray tube device

According to one embodiment, an x-ray tube comprises a cathode for emitting electrons, an anode having an anode target with which electrons emitted from the cathode collides to radiate x-rays, a glass container housing the cathode and the anode, an anode rod extending from the anode to an outside of the container, an annular metal member through which the anode rod is inserted, the annular metal member connecting the anode and the container to maintain an inside of the container in vacuum, and an electrically insulating molding resin member charged into a space formed between the anode rod and outer surfaces of the container and the metal member.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180182541

Wound-core production method and wound-core production apparatus

The present embodiment provides a wound-core production method for winding and laminating a plurality of pieces of core material which has at least one cut in each winding and thereby producing a wound core having a rectangular aperture in a central part, the wound-core production method comprising laminating the plurality of pieces of the cut core material while winding the core material into a shape of a rectangular frame using a winding device.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180182495

Radiotherapy planning apparatus and clinical model comparison method

According to one embodiment, a radiotherapy planning apparatus includes processing circuitry and a display. The processing circuitry calculates, by applying patient information to each of a plurality of analysis models relating to clinical practice, analysis results based on the analysis models. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180182480

Medical image processing apparatus, medical imaging apparatus and image archiving apparatus

According to one embodiment, a medical image processing apparatus includes processing circuitry. The processing circuitry is configured to extract a first medical image relating to a region of interest from a second medical image. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180182464

Memory device to execute read operation using read target voltage

A memory device includes first and second memory strings, first and second word lines and a controller. The first memory string includes first and second memory cells, a first select transistor, a second select transistor, and a third select transistor between the first and second memory cells. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180182455

Method for controlling resistive memory device

A method for controlling a resistive memory device is described. The resistive memory device including a memory cell provided between a first interconnection and a second interconnection crossing the first interconnection, and the memory cell transitions reversibly between a first resistance state and a second resistance state. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180182195

Gate control system

A gate control system includes a gate opening-closing machine configured to control opening and closing of a gate, and a register machine. The register machine includes a code reader configured to read encoded information, a printer, and a control unit configured to process the encoded information read by the code reader and control the printer to print a receipt that lists merchandise containing a plurality of first encoded information read by the code reader and a code readable by a gate opening-closing machine based on second encoded information read by the code reader.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180182133

Radiation image diagnostic apparatus and medical image processing apparatus

According to one embodiment, a radiation image diagnostic apparatus includes a gantry and image reconstruction circuitry. The gantry images a subject with radiation over a plurality of phases and acquires a plurality of imaging data sets for the plurality of phases. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180182078

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

According to an embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a characteristic point detecting unit configured to detect a plurality of characteristic points in a first image and a second image imaged with two cameras having angles of view or angular velocity of line scan different from each other, a characteristic point pair determining unit configured to determine a plurality of characteristic point pairs between the first image and the second image from the detected plurality of characteristic points, a mapping parameter calculating unit configured to calculate a first parameter indicating mapping between the first image and the second image, and a distortion parameter calculating unit configured to obtain a second parameter indicating distortion of the first image and the second image from the first parameter.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180181936

Register system and control method thereof

According to one embodiment, a register system includes a main body, a first touch panel on a first side of the main body, a second touch panel on a second side of the main body that is on an opposite side of the main body with respect to the first side, a change machine on the second side of the main body, and a control circuit to configured to display a first user interface on the first touch panel and a second user interface on the second touch panel. The control circuit including a change machine interface through which the control circuit transmits to the change machine a single instruction containing a change amount to dispense in response to more than one confirmation input being made through the first user interface.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180181933

Self-service point-of-sale terminal

A self-service point-of-sale terminal includes an image sensor configured to convert light into an electric signal, a light source to illuminate an imaging target, and a processor configured to cause the light source to blink and then remain turned on without blinking when an imaging target is within a predetermined range of the image sensor.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180181793

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

An autonomous inventory tracking apparatus includes an image acquisition unit configured to acquire an image, and a processor configured to detect a calibration plate in the image acquired from the image acquisition unit, calculate a color correction value for the image according to a color block of the calibration plate, the color block matching a reference value, correct color in the image using the calculated color correction value to provide a color-corrected image, and perform commodity recognition processing on the color-corrected image so as to identify the commodity in the image acquired from the image acquisition unit.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180181305

Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device

A nonvolatile semiconductor memory device comprises a cell unit including a first and a second selection gate transistor and a memory string provided between the first and second selection gate transistors and composed of a plurality of serially connected electrically erasable programmable memory cells operative to store effective data; and a data write circuit operative to write data into the memory cell, wherein the number of program stages for at least one of memory cells on both ends of the memory string is lower than the number of program stages for other memory cells, and the data write circuit executes the first stage program to the memory cell having the number of program stages lower than the number of program stages for the other memory cells after the first stage program to the other memory cells.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180181189

Power management in an image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus has a plurality of power modes which have different degrees of power consumption, and comprises an operation unit through which user inputs are received, wherein some of the user inputs change the power mode of the image forming apparatus, a display unit on which power consumption data are to be displayed, a network interface connected to a computing device through which the power consumption data are to be transmitted to the computing device, a storage device in which an estimate of power consumption is stored for each of the power modes, and a processor configured to determine periods of operation time for each of the power modes and output to at least one of the display unit and the computing device an actual amount of the power consumption for each of the power modes, based on the stored estimates and the period of total operation time.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180181084

Electronic device

According to one embodiment, an electronic device comprises an integrated circuit and a processor. The processor is configured to: determine whether there is an abnormality occurring in the integrated circuit; and stop power supply to the integrated circuit if there is an abnormality occurring in the integrated circuit, and supply power to the integrated circuit after stopping the power supply for a predetermined time.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180181050

Sheet processing device and sheet processing method

A sheet processing device includes a standby tray, a sheet post-processing unit, a first pressing member, a second pressing member, and a control unit. The control unit is configured to control the first pressing member to press a first sheet conveyed into the standby tray at a first location, cause the first sheet to be conveyed upstream to a first position, control the second pressing member to press the first sheet at a second location, cause a second sheet to be conveyed on top of the first sheet while the first sheet is no longer pressed by the first pressing member but is still pressed by the second pressing member, press the second sheet at the first location, and cause the first sheet to be conveyed upstream to a second position that is offset from the first position.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180181048

Sheet post-processing apparatus and image forming system

A sheet processing apparatus according to an embodiment includes a first holding unit configured to hold one or more sheets and movable in a sheet transport direction, a drive unit configured to move the first holding unit in the sheet transport direction, a biasing member, and a conversion unit. The biasing member biases the first holding unit in a second direction opposite to the sheet transport direction, stores elastic energy when the first holding unit is moved in the sheet transport direction, and moves the first holding unit in the second direction when the stored elastic energy in the biasing member is released. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180181036

Fixing device and image forming apparatus

A fixing device includes a plurality of heating members, a press roller, and an intermediate temperature control unit. The plurality of heating members are each in contact with an inside of a rotating body. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180181035

Image processing apparatus having image heating portions that can perform decoloring processing independently

An image processing apparatus includes a first image processing unit comprising a first image heating portion, wherein the first image heating portion is selectively operable at a toner fixing temperature and a higher, image decoloring, temperature and thus can perform both image fixing and image decoloring therein, and a second image processing unit comprising a second image heating portion. At least one of the first and second image processing units further comprises a user input section for receiving a request to decolor one or more sheets. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180181034

Image forming apparatus with an adjustable peeling guide

An image forming apparatus includes a rotating member configured to transport a sheet in a sheet transporting direction, a pressing member configured to form a nip with the rotating member, a peeling guide, and an adjusting device. The peeling guide is disposed on a downstream side of the rotating member in the sheet transporting direction, has a longitudinal side extending along an axial direction of the rotating member, and is configured to separate the sheet from the rotating member. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180181029

Developing method in a developer device having a mechanism to reduce scattering of toner

A developing method in a developer device having a developing roller configured to rotate within a housing, the developing roller having a first portion that is exposed through an opening of the housing, a second portion at which developer attached to the developing roller separates from the developing roller and a third portion between the first and second portions, and an elastic sheet in contact with the developing roller between the second and third portions of the developing roller, the method includes guiding airflow along a first airflow passage, which is formed in the housing and partially facing the second portion of the developing roller, and guiding airflow along a second airflow passage facing the third portion of the developing roller and adjacent to the first airflow passage.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180181028

Image forming apparatus and method for controlling developer refreshing process therein

An image forming apparatus includes a developing unit attachment part to which developing units are to be attached, each of the developing units being associated with a first criteria for performing developer refreshing and a second criteria for performing developer refreshing, wherein the second criteria is defined so as to be met prior to the first criteria, and a controller configured to control a timing of developer refreshing executed for each of the developing units according to the first and second criteria values thereof, and a first developer tank that is located at a position higher than the developing unit and configured to contain the developer. When the first criteria for performing developer refreshing is met for at least one of the developing units, the controller causes developer refreshing to be performed for all developing units whose first or second criteria is met.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180180695

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus

A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes processing circuitry. By using image data of a subject acquired by performing a first imaging process, the processing circuitry is configured to detect a first region including at least a part of a first site, the first site and a second site having a symmetrical relationship with each other in the subject. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180180694

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and magnetic resonance imaging method

A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus according to an embodiment includes sequence control circuitry and processing circuitry. The sequence control circuitry executes a first pulse sequence to acquire multiple sets of data with different echo times (tes), the first pulse sequence being a pulse sequence of an ultrashort echo time (ute) imaging technique and being a multi-echo pulse sequence. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180180691

Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus

Mri apparatus includes an rf coil device, a first radio communication unit, a second radio communication unit, an image reconstruction unit and a judging unit. The rf coil device detects an mr signal, and includes a data saving unit for storing the mr signal. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180178673

Charging system

A manager of a charging system assigns a first state, a second state, or a third state to each of blocks of a storage battery, and outputs, when charging units include a first charging unit including a first block to which the first state is assigned, an instruction to a controller such that power stored in the first block is distributed to a second charging unit other than the first charging unit via a trunk distribution line. The first state indicates that none of the charging units are using the first block. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180178572

Decolorizing apparatus

An erasing apparatus of embodiments has a color erasing device, the color erasing device has: a first heating member; a second heating member provided at a position facing the first heating member so as to form a nip portion therebetween through which the sheet is passed; a halogen lamp configured to heat the second heating member from outside thereof; and a reflector provided at a position opposite to the second heating member with the halogen lamp interposed therebetween and having a reflective surface configured to reflect heat received from the halogen lamp toward the second heating member, the reflector forming a guiding section configured to be in sliding contact with the sheet being conveyed so as to guide the sheet to the nip portion, the guiding section being heated by the halogen lamp.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180178537

Liquid circulation module, liquid discharging apparatus, and liquid discharging method

According to one embodiment, a liquid circulation module includes a circulation path through which a liquid circulates to and from a liquid discharging head, a first tank in the circulation path on a first side of the liquid discharging head, a supply tank for storing liquid outside of the circulation path and connected to the first tank via a supply path, a first pump feeding liquid from the supply tank to the first tank, and a controller connected to the first pump and configured to control the first pump to feed liquid from the supply tank to the first tank according to a first driving condition and then, subsequently, to control the first pump to feed liquid from the supply tank to the first tank according to a second driving condition. The second driving condition is different from the first driving condition.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180178386

Conveying device, conveying system, and conveying method

According to one embodiment, a conveying device includes a controller that is configured to determine a moving direction of a holder holding a first object based on a state of overlapping between the first object and a second object viewed in a conveying direction of the first object in a case where the second object is positioned in the conveying direction of the first object with respect to the first object.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180177479

X-ray computed tomography apparatus

According to one embodiment, an x-ray computed tomography apparatus includes a gantry main body, a base, a first support frame, a second support frame and gantry control circuitry. The gantry control circuitry controls a tilt of the gantry main body, a movement of the table top by the first support frame, and a movement of the first support frame by the second support frame. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180177478

X-ray computed tomography apparatus

According to one embodiment, an x-ray computed tomography apparatus includes an x-ray tube, an x-ray detector, acquisition circuitry, a high voltage generator, and processing circuitry. The acquisition circuitry acquires electrical signals from a plurality of x-ray detection elements, and bundles the electrical signals in bundle units in accordance with a resolution mode of the x-ray detector. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/28/18 / #20180177477

X-ray computed tomography apparatus and gantry apparatus

According to embodiment, an x-ray computed tomography apparatus includes a gantry apparatus. The gantry apparatus includes a housing, at least one light projector, and a transmission film. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/21/18 / #20180176821

Radio communication device, method, and program that calculate transmission time based on data rate

A radio communication method stores a plurality mac frames for each of a plurality of destinations. The method decides the longest transmission time of transmission times needed to transmit the plurality of mac frames to each of the plurality of destinations within a fixed period. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/21/18 / #20180176402

Image forming apparatus

An image forming apparatus comprises a three-dimensional reader, a drawing data generator and a printer. The three-dimensional reading section includes an arrangement section, a sensor and a model data generator. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/21/18 / #20180175912

File transmission/reception device and control method of file transmission/reception device

According to one embodiment, a file transmission/reception device includes a communication direction managing unit and an application unit. The communication direction managing unit, in near field communication, cuts off a connection with an opposing device in a case where a conflict occurs with the opposing device, and, after being reconnected to the opposing device, switches the file transmission/reception device to any one mode of a master mode and a slave mode. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/21/18 / #20180175885

Hybrid ldpc-sec/secded decoding

A solid state storage device, comprising a non-volatile memory configured to store data encoded into a plurality of encoded data groups, each encoded data group of the plurality being encoded using a bch or hamming parity scheme, the plurality of encoded data groups being collectively further encoded by a parity scheme using a low density parity check (ldpc) code, a non-volatile memory controller communicatively coupled to the non-volatile memory and configured to access the plurality of encoded data groups, a first decoder configured to first decode the plurality of encoded data groups by hard-decision decoding the parity in each encoded data group, and a second decoder commutatively coupled to the first decoder and configured to determine the data groups decoded by the first decoder that contain errors, and to decode the parity of the data groups that contain errors using likelihood-of-errors information that is input to the second decoder.. . ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/21/18 / #20180175882

Low power error correcting code (ecc) system

A system for an error correction code (“ecc”) decoder includes a first decoder and a second decoder. The first decoder is configured to determine a first estimated number of errors in encoded data received at the first decoder and to compare the first estimated number of errors to a first threshold and a second threshold. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/21/18 / #20180175688

Rotating machine

Provided is a rotating machine capable of obtaining a uniform temperature distribution by improving a cooling air flow to a heat generation portion. The rotating machine has a salient pole rotor (11) and a stator (12). ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/21/18 / #20180175111

Semiconductor memory device

According to the embodiment, a semiconductor memory device includes a first conductive layer, a second conductive layer, a first memory cell, a second memory cell, a third conductive layer, a first contact, a intermediate memory cell, a fourth conductive layer, a third memory cell, a fifth conductive layer, and a second contact. The third conductive layer is separated from the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer in a third direction crossing a first direction and crossing a second direction and extends in the second direction. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/21/18 / #20180175058

Method of controlling a semiconductor memory device

According to an embodiment, a semiconductor memory device comprises: a semiconductor substrate; a memory cell array configured having a plurality of memory units, each of the memory units including a plurality of memory cells connected in series, the plurality of memory cells being stacked, the plurality of memory units involving a first memory unit and a second memory unit; and a plurality of bit lines connected to ends of each of the memory units in the memory cell array. The first memory unit and the second memory unit are arranged in a staggered manner by the first memory unit being displaced in a row direction with respect to the second memory unit by an amount less than an arrangement pitch in a row direction of the first memory unit or the second memory unit.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/21/18 / #20180175057

Non-volatile storage device and method of manufacturing the same

According to an embodiment, a non-volatile storage device includes a first layer, a second layer formed on the first layer, a stacked body including a plurality of conductive films stacked on the second layer, and a semiconductor pillar which penetrates the stacked body and the second layer and reaches the first layer. The semiconductor pillar includes a semiconductor film formed along an extending direction of the semiconductor pillar, and a memory film which covers a periphery of the semiconductor film. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/21/18 / #20180175056

Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing same

According to one embodiment, a semiconductor device includes a substrate; a stacked body provided on the substrate, the stacked body including a plurality of electrode layers stacked with an insulator interposed; a semiconductor body provided in the stacked body; and an insulating film. The semiconductor body includes a channel portion extending in a stacking direction of the stacked body, and a lower end portion of the semiconductor body provided between the channel portion and the substrate. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

06/21/18 / #20180175055

Semiconductor memory device

A semiconductor memory device includes a conducting layer and an insulating layer that are disposed above a semiconductor substrate, a plurality of pillars that extend in a direction which crosses a surface of the semiconductor substrate, and a plate that is disposed between the plurality of pillars and extends in the same direction as the pillars. A surface of the plate, which faces the pillars, has convex portions and non-convex portions.. ... Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba








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