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Member preparation method and member preparation apparatus

. . A member preparation method includes a request rank determining step of determining a request member rank of a member fitted to production of a mounting board based on board information and component information including a mounting position of a component mounted on the mounting board. Furthermore, the member preparation method includes a fitting member extracting step of extracting a fitting member fitted to the request member rank in a plurality of members based on a production plan of the mounting board and retained member information in which a member rank is associated with each of the plurality of the members. ... Panasonic Corporation

Circuit board

A circuit board includes: a substrate; a first power feed line disposed so as to be close to a plurality of radiating elements provided on a surface of the substrate and to extend in a first direction; a first connection conductor extending in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction, one end of the first connection conductor being connected to the first power feed line substantially at its central portion in the first direction; and a second power feed line that has a first line part extending in a third direction orthogonal to the second direction, the first line part joining to another end of the first connection conductor, and also has a second line part branching from the first line part, the second line part joining to the other end from a third direction side.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

Illumination apparatus and illumination system

An illumination apparatus includes: a case having an opening portion; a light source disposed in the case and including a plurality of light-emitting elements; a light diffuser which is disposed in the opening portion, and diffuses and transmits light emitted from the plurality of light-emitting elements; and a controller that controls light emission from the light source. The controller: controls light emission from the plurality of light-emitting elements to project an image on the light diffuser, the image changing with time; and when changing the light emission from the plurality of light-emitting elements changing the image, controls the light emission from the light source to keep a change in at least one of (i) a light amount, (ii) a color temperature, and (iii) a spectral distribution of light emitted from the illumination apparatus within a predetermined range.. ... Panasonic Corporation

Illumination system and illumination control method

An illumination system includes: a first luminaire that emits first illumination light having a color simulating a sky; a second luminaire that is disposed in a same space as the first luminaire, the second luminaire projecting, on an object, second illumination light simulating sunlight to create a sunny portion on the object; and a controller that causes the first luminaire to emit the first illumination light according to an environment reproduction condition.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

Heating cooker, method for controlling heating cooker, and heating cooking system

A heating cooker includes shooting section (201) for shooting an image inside a heating chamber that accommodates a heat-target object, and controller (200) that sets a shooting condition for shooting the image of an interior of the heating chamber and carries out an image recognition to the image. Controller (200) analyzes the image of the interior of the heating chamber, thereby recognizing a state inside the heating chamber, and then changes the shooting condition in response to the state inside the heating chamber for shooting the image. ... Panasonic Corporation

Wireless base station, wireless terminal, wireless communication system, and voice signal communication method

A wireless base station includes a state-of-emergency determiner, a silent section detector, a priority level controller, a resource allocation request detector, and a resource controller. The state-of-emergency determiner determines a state of emergency. ... Panasonic Corporation

Terminal device and transmission method

A control unit (208) transmits a response signal on an uplink control channel on the basis of a rule. In the rule, error detection result pattern candidates are associated with multiple resources of the uplink control channel used in the transmission of the response signal and with phase points within each resource, and at least a specific pattern candidate, wherein the pattern for a specific error detection result with respect to downlink data of a first unit band is identical to the error detection result pattern when communication with the base station (100) occurs using only the first unit band, and the error detection results other than the specific error detection result are all nack or dtx, is associated with the first resource of the multiple resources. ... Panasonic Corporation

Wireless communication device and wireless communication method

The present disclosure provides a wireless communication device provided with: a transmission signal generation unit that generates an a-ppdu that has a legacy preamble, a legacy header, data fields allocated to each of a plurality of different stas, a plurality of non-legacy headers in which various types of information relating to the plurality of data fields are described, and a plurality of non-legacy preambles; and a transmission unit that transmits the a-ppdu in a wireless manner.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

Speaker device

A speaker device includes a first speaker unit, a first cabinet that houses the first speaker unit, an annular portion defining a sound path that guides sound radiated from the first speaker unit to outside the first cabinet, the annular portion being positioned on a sound radiation side of the first speaker unit and arranged so as to sound a diaphragm in the first speaker unit, a second cabinet arranged inside the annular portion and spaced apart from the sound path, the sound path being tubular, a second speaker unit that radiates sound in a direction in which the first speaker unit radiates sound and that is stored in the second cabinet, and a resonant portion having an aperture communicating with the sound path and defining a resonant space.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

Three-dimensional data encoding method, three-dimensional data decoding method, three-dimensional data encoding device, and three-dimensional data decoding device

Provided is a three-dimensional data encoding method capable of providing random access functionality for encoded three-dimensional data. The three-dimensional data encoding method is a three-dimensional data encoding method for encoding three-dimensional data, the method including: dividing the three-dimensional data into first processing units, each being a random access unit and being associated with three-dimensional coordinates; and encoding each of the first processing units to generate encoded three-dimensional data.. ... Panasonic Corporation

Imaging apparatus

The present disclosure provides an imaging apparatus that shoots a video. The imaging apparatus includes an imaging unit that generates image data based on optical information input through an optical system; an image processor that generates video data based on the image data; and a controller that, when a shooting period in which a video is shot has a first shooting period from a start of first recording till an end of the first recording and a second shooting period from a start of second recording till an end of the second recording, generates a single file using, out of the video data, first video data corresponding to the video shot during the first shooting period and second video data corresponding to the video shot during the second shooting period.. ... Panasonic Corporation

Solid-state image-capturing device and method for driving solid-state image-capturing device

A solid-state image-capturing device includes a pixel array including a plurality of pixel circuits arranged in rows and columns. Each pixel circuit includes: a photoelectric conversion element that generates an electric charge through photoelectric conversion between a bias terminal and a first node, and amplifies the electric charge according to a bias voltage applied via the bias terminal and the first node; a transfer circuit that electrically connects the first node to a second node according to a first control signal; a reset circuit that applies a reset voltage to the second node according to a second control signal; an output circuit that reads out a voltage of the second node according to a third control signal; and an analog memory that is electrically connected to the second node according to a fourth control signal.. ... Panasonic Corporation

Image generating apparatus, image generating method, and recording medium having the program stored thereon

An object is to extract the motion tracks of other vehicles from an image taken from a target vehicle. An image generating apparatus includes: a determiner circuit that determines whether surroundings of the target vehicle are in a dark place; and a control circuit that causes an image sensor including a high-sensitivity cell and a highly-saturated cell to create a highly-saturated frame by multiple exposures through the highly-saturated cell, the highly-saturated cell having lower sensitivity and larger charge storage capacity than the high-sensitivity cell, when the determiner circuit determines that the surroundings of the target vehicle are in the dark place.. ... Panasonic Corporation

Image generating apparatus, image generating method, and recording medium having the program stored thereon

An objective is recognition of the travel direction of an object captured in an image frame. An image generating apparatus includes: a receiver circuit that receives a single exposure frame created by a single exposure and a multiple exposure frame created by multiple exposures after the single exposure frame, the single exposure frame and the multiple exposure frame being output from an image sensor; and a control circuit that specifies a starting point of a motion track of an object in the multiple exposure frame in accordance with a position of the object in the single exposure frame and a position of the same object in the multiple exposure frame.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180278841

Imaging apparatus

A digital camera includes common terminal 12, mode dial 10, and function setting unit 140. Mode dial 10 is capable of setting a certain photography mode from among a plurality of photography modes including a moving image photography mode and a still image photography mode. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180278287

Antenna unit and electronic device

A first antenna element includes a first end connected to a feedpoint, a second end connected to a connection point on a ground conductor, and a fold disposed between the first and the second ends. A part of a segment between the first end and the fold of the first antenna element is disposed along the ground conductor. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180278222

Power amplification circuit

A power amplification circuit includes a first transistor, which includes a source coupled to a first power supply and receives an input signal at a gate of the first transistor, a capacitor, which includes a first terminal and a second terminal, the first terminal being coupled to a drain of the first transistor, and a transformer, which is coupled between the second terminal and the gate of the first transistor, transforms a first signal input from the second terminal, and outputs a second signal having a phase different from a phase of the first signal to the gate of the first transistor. The first transistor outputs an output signal from the drain of the first transistor.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180278219

Power amplification division circuit and multi-stage type power amplification division circuit

A power amplification division circuit includes a conversion element having a one-turn annular first inductor and an n-turn annular second inductor in a shape along a portion of the first inductor and converting an input signal into positive and negative phase signals, a first transistor in which a source is connected with a third power source and a gate receives the positive signal, a second transistor in which a source is connected with a fourth power source and a gate receives the negative phase signal, a first impedance circuit connected between the gate of the first transistor and a drain of the second transistor, a second impedance circuit connected between the gate of the second transistor and a drain of the first transistor, and an output matching circuit connected with the drains of the first and second transistors and outputting first and second divided signals.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180278097

Electric power transmission device and wireless electric power transfer system

An electric power transmission device includes a first power transmitting electrode, a second power transmitting electrode, a conductive first shield disposed between the first power transmitting electrode and the second power transmitting electrode, a conductive second shield that covers at least one of a first gap between the first power transmitting electrode and the first shield or a second gap between the second power transmitting electrode and the first shield, and a conductive third shield that covers at least one of a plurality of gaps between a plurality of divided portions of the second shield.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180277951

Antenna unit and electronic device

An antenna unit includes a conductive ground plate, a first antenna element, and a second antenna element. The first antenna element includes a first end connected to a feedpoint and a second end containing an open end. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180277946

Antenna apparatus

An antenna apparatus includes: a dielectric substrate; at least first and second radiators disposed in a first wiring layer in the dielectric substrate; a first reflector disposed in a first range in a second wiring layer in the dielectric substrate, the first range including a second range where the first radiator is projected in the layer thickness direction of the dielectric substrate; a second reflector disposed in a third range in the second wiring layer, the third range including a fourth range where the second radiator is projected in the layer thickness direction; and an electromagnetic band-gap disposed between the first and second radiators. The electromagnetic band-gap has patches disposed in the first wiring layer, a ground electrode disposed in a third wiring layer at a different place from the second wiring layer in the layer thickness direction, and a first via extending in the layer thickness direction, both ends of the via mutually connecting the patches and ground electrode.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180277731

Electricity generating device and thermoelectric module

Included are a first and second output terminals, a first series unit connected between the first output terminal and the second output terminal, the first series unit being formed by connecting first thermoelectric modules in series, a second series unit connected between the first output terminal and the second output terminal so as to be in parallel with the first series unit, the second series unit being formed by connecting second thermoelectric modules in series, and connection wirings connecting the first series unit and the second series unit. Then, the first series unit includes first series wirings connecting the first thermoelectric modules in series, the second series unit includes second series wirings connecting the second thermoelectric modules in series, and each of the connection wirings connects one of the first series wirings and one of the second series wirings.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180277636

Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same

Semiconductor device 101 includes semiconductor substrate 10, drift layer 20, first electrode 50, and second electrode 60. Semiconductor substrate 10 is of a first conductivity type and is formed of a silicon carbide semiconductor, a gallium nitride semiconductor, or the like. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180277453

Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same

Semiconductor layer 110 is formed on semiconductor substrate 101. Semiconductor layer 110 has a plurality of well regions 103 in a surface remote from semiconductor substrate 101. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180277324

Electromagnetic device, and electromagnetic relay using same

An electromagnetic device includes an excitation coil, a stator magnetically combined with the excitation coil, a movable element configured to, when current is flown in the excitation coil, be attracted to the stator by magnetic flux generated at the excitation coil to move in a first direction, and move to a position to be in contact with the stator, a yoke having a first end and a second end, and forming a part of a magnetic path for the magnetic flux generated at the excitation coil, and a yoke extension connected to the second end of the yoke and magnetically combined with the yoke, the stator, and the movable element. An end of the yoke extension in the first direction is positioned on a side of the first direction with respect to an end of the stator in the second direction.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180277312

Electrolytic capacitor

An electrolytic capacitor includes a capacitor element, a liquid component, an outer case, and a sealing body. The capacitor element includes an anode body having a dielectric layer, and a solid electrolyte layer in contact with the dielectric layer. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180277304

Metalized film and film capacitor

A metalized film includes a dielectric film having a strip-shape, and a metal vapor-deposited electrode which is formed on a surface of the dielectric film. An insulation margin is provided on a first end portion which is located at one end in a width direction of the dielectric film. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180277303

Electronic device

An electronic device includes a case, a device element housed in the case, and a filling resin with which the case is filled so as to embed the device element in the filling resin. The device element includes a fixing portion that fixes the device element to the case. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180277153

Component accommodating body managing apparatus, component accommodating body storeroom, and component storage instructing method

A component accommodating body managing apparatus includes a preparation component extractor, a management storage, and a storage instructing unit. The storage instructing unit generates and transmits storage instruction of the component accommodating body that is stored in the component accommodating body storeroom, based on the preparing number of components, which is extracted by the preparation component extractor, and the accommodating number of components, which is stored in the management storage. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180277131

Apparatus and method for surround audio signal processing

An apparatus for decoding a surround audio signal includes a bitstream de-multiplexer for unpacking a bitstream into spatial parameters and core parameters, a set of core decoders for decoding the core parameters into a set of core signals, a matrix derivation unit for deriving the rendering matrix from the spatial parameters and playback speaker layout information, and a renderer for rendering of the decoded core signals to playback signals using the rendering matrix.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180277036

Display device, control method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing a program

A control method includes: obtaining picture signals and visible light signals; deciding a luminance change pattern by modulating the visible light signals; transmitting the visible light signals by performing luminance change of leds included in a panel in accordance with the luminance change pattern, in a first period that is a partial period of a frame display period; correcting a second gradient indicated by the picture signals, in accordance with a first gradient that is a gradient of the luminance change pattern of the first period, in a second period that follows the first period; and lighting the leds at the corrected second gradient in the second period.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180277000

Observation system using flying objects, and observation method

Observing an observation area wider than a cruising distance of a drone, an acquiring observation data of all observation sections and analyzing all the observation area, even when it is impossible for the operator to go to the observation base due to a failure of a traffic infrastructure and when a failure of a communication infrastructure occurs. The drone flies through the observation section from the observation base, where the drone is on standby, to a next observation base to observe, to transmit all observation data after a first observation section stored in the drone to the next drone on standby at the observation base when the drone lands at the next observation base, and to deliver observation data of all observation sections to the observation base, which is a destination, by sequentially repeating the performance of the transmitting of data between the drones in all observation sections.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180276980

Sensor network system

Provided is a sensor network system including sensor master devices (15a to 15d) which receive detection information obtained by sensors (11a to 11f) through wireless communication, a data server (17) which acquires the detection information from the sensor master devices (15a to 15d) through power line communication, and notification devices (13a, 13b) which receive notification information from the data server (17) to perform notification, in which the sensor master devices (15a to 15d) are connected to the sensors (11a to 11f) and the notification devices (13a, 13b), and the data server (17) determines an object to be notified in accordance with, for example, a detection position which is detection information for at least one of an object to be notified and notification contents, on the basis of the acquired detection information.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180276926

On-vehicle device, mobile device, and vehicle wireless communication system

An on-vehicle device includes: a communication unit capable of executing communication using a first communication scheme; a transmitter that transmits a request signal and a measurement signal to a mobile device, using a second communication scheme different from the first communication scheme of the communication unit; and a receiver that receives a response signal from the mobile device that has received the request signal and the measurement signal transmitted from the transmitter. The transmitter changes a number of times of transmission of the measurement signal transmitted subsequently to the request signal based on whether or not the communication of the communication unit is in a connected state.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180276925

On-vehicle device, mobile device, and vehicle wireless communication system

An on-vehicle device includes: a transmitter that transmits a request signal and a first measurement signal to a mobile device; and a receiver that receives a first response signal including information related to transmission strength of a second measurement signal from the mobile device that has received the request signal and the first measurement signal transmitted from the transmitter. The transmitter transmits to the mobile device the second measurement signal to which transmission strength has been set based on the information related to the transmission strength included in the first response signal received by the receiver. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180276924

Vehicle-mounted device, portable device, and vehicle wireless communication system

An lf transmitter of a vehicle-mounted device sends a request signal, and first and second measurement signals to a portable device. The lf transmitter sends to the portable device the second measurement signal with a transmission intensity different from that of the first measurement signal. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180276923

On-vehicle device, mobile device, and wireless communication system for vehicles

A transmitter of an on-vehicle device transmits a request signal from a first antenna, and transmits first measurement signals at different timings from the first antenna and a second antenna. The receiver receives a first response signal including information on transmission intensities of a second measurement signals to be transmitted from the first and second antennas. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180276770

Restaurant table management system

A restaurant table management system including: a processing subsystem having a processor, a memory, an input device and an input/output device; an imaging device for recording activity of a patron and contents on a table; a theme park database storing information regarding past orders and future activities associated with patrons frequenting the restaurant, each of the patrons having a specific identification code for identifying a given patron; and a user device which receives and transmits information to the processing subsystem. The user device inputs the identification code associated with a given patron and transmits the identification code to the processing subsystem, and the processor retrieves the information stored in the theme park database associated with the identification code of the given patron, and predicts service needs of the patron based on the activity of patron and data contained in the theme park database associated with the given patron.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180276453

Makeup trend analyzing apparatus, makeup trend analyzing method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing makeup trend analyzing program

There are included a facial feature point acquiring unit that acquires a facial feature point within a makeup facial image that is an image of a face on which makeup is applied, a makeup feature point acquiring unit that acquires a makeup feature point within the makeup facial image, a makeup information generator that generates, based on the facial feature point and the makeup feature point, makeup information quantitatively indicating positional information of the makeup feature point in a face coordinate system that takes the facial feature point as a reference, a trend analyzer that analyzes the makeup information acquired from a plurality of the makeup facial images, and determines a makeup trend, and an analysis result output unit that performs an information output process according to a determination result of the makeup trend.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180276181

Blending evaluation device and blending device

A blending evaluation device includes: a communication interface that receives evaluations of a blended beverage in which a plurality of beverage raw materials are blended, each of the evaluations being made by a user who drank the blended beverage; a memory that stores the evaluations, each evaluation being associated with environmental information related to an environment in which the user drank the blended beverage; and a controller that performs statistical analysis of information on the evaluations, wherein the communication interface receives a condition that specifies the environmental information; the controller retrieves, from the memory, at least one evaluation associated with the environmental information specified by the condition, and performs statistical analysis of the retrieved at least one evaluation, and the communication interface transmits a result of the statistical analysis.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275628

Control parameter adjustment method used in electric motor control device and electric motor control device using said control parameter adjustment method

A method, according to the present invention, of adjusting control parameters used in a control apparatus of an electric motor includes the steps of: computing a first frequency characteristic (step 1); computing a present speed-proportional gain range (step 2); computing a present mechanical-system characteristic constant (step 3); computing a present proportional gain range (step 4); computing a secular characteristic (step 5); computing a secular speed-proportional gain range (step 6); computing a secular proportional gain range (step 7); and selecting proportional gain values (step 8).. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275627

Motor control device

A motor control device includes a movement command generator that outputs a movement command of a motor, a filter that performs filter processing of the movement command and outputs the filtered movement command, and a position controller that performs a position control of the motor. The filter is an infinite impulse response digital filter that is represented by a transfer function h(z): h(z)=(b0+b1·z−1+b2·z−2)/{1−(a1·z−1+a2·z−2)} with filter coefficients a1, a2, b0, b1, and b2. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275501

Illumination apparatus

An illumination apparatus that is to be disposed in a recess formed in a part of a building includes: a light-emitting module that includes a board and a plurality of light-emitting elements disposed on the board; a light diffuser that has translucency and covers the light-emitting module; and a specular reflector that is disposed between the light-emitting module and the light diffuser. The light-emitting module emits light toward the light diffuser, and the specular reflector reflects light from the light diffuser.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275499

Illumination system and illumination method

An illumination system includes: a first luminaire that is of an internal lighting type and includes a light emitter that emits first illumination light having a color simulating a sky; and a second luminaire that is of a projection type and includes a projector that projects, on an object, second illumination light having a color simulating sunlight. The first luminaire and the second luminaire are disposed in a same space, and the first luminaire is disposed higher with respect to a floor than a projection area created on the object by the second illumination light.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275498

Illumination apparatus and illumination system

An illumination apparatus includes: a case having an opening portion; a first light source disposed in the case and including a plurality of light-emitting elements; a light diffuser which is disposed in the opening portion, diffuses and transmits light emitted from the first light source, and from which the diffused light and the transmitted light exit; a light emission component disposed outside a light exit region of the light diffuser on a light exit surface side of the light diffuser; and a second light source that emits light to the light emission component to cause the light emission component to radiate light.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275491

Lens barrel and camera provided with same

A lens barrel is detachably attached to a camera body, and includes an exterior unit, a rear frame, a tripod mount, and a tripod lock screw. The exterior unit includes an optical system. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275455

Liquid crystal display device

In a liquid crystal display device, a display panel includes a display region in which an image is to be displayed, and a non-display region formed into a frame shape surrounding the display region. The non-display region includes a first region in which the gate driver is arranged, and a second region in which the source driver is arranged. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275450

Liquid crystal display

A liquid crystal display device according to an embodiment is disclosed. The liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal display panel; a light emitting diode (led) substrate; a plurality of light emitting diodes (leds) disposed on the led substrate; a first diffuser disposed between the plurality of leds and the liquid crystal display panel; a bandpass filter being disposed between the plurality of leds and the diffuser; and a plurality of focus lenses corresponding to the plurality of leds, wherein each of the leds includes one of the plurality of focus lenses.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275445

Display device

A display device includes: a first display panel; a first flexible substrate on which a first driver ic outputting a driving signal to the first display panel is mounted; a second flexible substrate being apart from the first flexible substrate, at least a part of the second flexible substrate overlapping the first flexible substrate; and an insulating material disposed between the first flexible substrate and the second flexible substrate. The first flexible substrate is connected to the first display panel so that the first driver ic is on a side of the second flexible substrate. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275438

Liquid crystal display device

A liquid crystal display device includes: a first display panel; and a second display panel opposing to the first display panel. Each of the first and second display panel includes a plurality of source lines, a plurality of gate lines, a plurality of thin film transistors, and a plurality of pixel electrodes electrically connected to corresponding one of the thin film transistors. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275414

Display device and display method

A display device includes a display unit, an imaging optical element, a detector, and an adjustor. The display unit includes a display surface for displaying an image. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275279

Environment monitoring system and imaging apparatus

An environment monitoring system being mountable on a vehicle and including: a light source that emits invisible light; a plurality of first optical/electrical converters that output a signal indicating an amount of incident light, upon reception of invisible light emitted from the light source and reflected off a target in a first visual field that is a part of visual field in surroundings of the vehicle; a plurality of second optical/electrical converters that constitute a optical/electrical converter array together with the plurality of first optical/electrical converters and output a signal indicating an amount of incident light, upon reception of visual light from a second visual field containing the first visual field; and a control device that derives a distance to the target in accordance with output signals from the plurality of first optical/electrical converters. The light source emits invisible light toward the first visual field.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275110

Information presentation apparatus and information presentation method

An information presentation apparatus includes an ingredient information acquirer that acquires a type and a first placement orientation of an ingredient placed on a counter, a recipe information acquirer that acquires a preparation method defined by a recipe, and a second placement orientation of the acquired type of the ingredient when the ingredient is prepared in accordance with the preparation method, a comparator that compares the second placement orientation with the first placement orientation, a generator that generates preparation guidance information indicating the preparation method and generates rotation guidance information that prompts a preparator to rotate the ingredient from the first placement orientation to the second placement orientation in accordance with comparison results provided by the comparator, and a presenter that presents the rotation guidance information and the preparation guidance information, generated by the generator.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180275031

Prepreg, metal-clad laminated plate, wiring board, and method for measuring thermal stress of wiring board material

A prepreg includes a resin layer constituted by a half-cured product of a thermosetting resin composition, and a fibrous substrate provided in the resin layer. A prepreg test piece that is a cured product obtained by heat curing the thermosetting resin composition has a maximum value of 400 kpa or less for thermal shrinkage stress measured by a predetermined thermal stress test.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180274752

Illumination apparatus

An illumination apparatus that is to be disposed in a recess formed in a part of a building includes: a light-emitting module that includes a board and a plurality of light-emitting elements disposed on the board; a light diffuser that has translucency and covers the light-emitting module; and a light reflector that includes a wall having light-reflecting properties and surrounding the plurality of light-emitting elements. Among the plurality of light-emitting elements, every two adjacent light-emitting elements are disposed on the board at a first interval. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180274737

Light emitting device

A light emitting device includes a first wavelength converter that contains a first phosphor that absorbs at least part of primary light radiated by a radiation source and converts the primary light absorbed into secondary light, and a second wavelength converter that contains a second phosphor that absorbs at least part of the secondary light and converts the secondary light absorbed into tertiary light. The lifetime of fluorescence emitted from the second phosphor is longer than the lifetime of fluorescence emitted from the first phosphor, and the light density of the secondary light, with which the second wavelength converter is irradiated, is lower than the light density of the primary light, with which the first wavelength converter is irradiated.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180273181

System and method for providing an integrated user interface system at a seat

A light-weight and low-power integrated system module suitable for installation at a passenger seat disposed aboard a passenger vehicle and methods for manufacturing and using same. By integrating selected interface system components with the associated interconnections, the integrated system module provides an intuitive user interface system for interacting with a passenger entertainment system. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180272935

In-vehicle lighting device and vehicle

An in-vehicle lighting device for alerting a driver driving a vehicle to an obstacle present in a vicinity of the vehicle, which obstructs driving of the vehicle. The in-vehicle lighting device includes: a light emitter that is installed in an interior side of a pillar in a front part of the vehicle and that emits light of different chromatic colors; a controller connected to the light emitter; and a detector that is connected to the controller and detects the obstacle present in the vicinity of the vehicle. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180272540

Resort sanitation monitor and controller

A sanitation monitoring and control system and associated method are used to route sanitation resources, such as sanitation robots configured to sweep, vacuum, or empty trash receptacles, in a facility. The system includes a network of sensors disposed throughout the facility and configured to sense patrons within the facility. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180272510

Rotary impact tool

A secondary hammer support structure in a rotary impact tool is structured such that a plurality of steel balls are disposed between a secondary hammer and a retaining member. The plurality of steel balls are arranged between the first retaining groove of the secondary hammer and the second retaining groove of the retaining member. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180272378

Component mounting body manufacturing system and component mounting body manufacturing method

A workpiece holding body holding a workpiece having a three-dimensional shape is swung around a lateral swing axis to position the workpiece so that one mounting surface of the workpiece faces a predetermined worked direction and a viscous substance is printed on the one mounting surface of the workpiece which is positioned. The workpiece holding body is swung around the swing axis to position the workpiece so that another mounting surface of the workpiece in which the viscous substance is printed on one mounting surface faces the worked direction and to print the viscous substance on the other mounting surface of the workpiece which is positioned.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180271739

Walking support robot and walking support method

A walking support robot of the present disclosure is a walking support robot that moves in accordance with a handle force while supporting walking of a user. The walking support robot includes a body, a handle that is on the body and is held by the user, a sensor that senses a force applied to the handle, and a moving device that includes a rotating member and moves the walking support robot by controlling rotation of the rotating member in accordance with the force sensed by the sensor. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180271379

Information processing method, information processing device, and recording medium

An information processing device obtains measurement data for calculating biological information of a measurement subject from a sensor that performs measurement without contact. Based on content of the measurement data, the measurement data is classified into a group associated with at least a position of the measurement subject, the biological information is calculated from the classified measurement data, and the calculated biological information is compared with a reference value associated with a group to which the measurement data belongs. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/27/18 / #20180271299

Air-conditioning control method and air-conditioning control system

An air-conditioning control system includes an in-bed air conditioner which adjusts an in-bed temperature using air in a room interior, an in-room air conditioner which adjusts an in-room temperature, an in-bed environment measurer which measures the in-bed temperature, an in-room environment measurer which measures the in-room temperature, and an air-conditioning controller which performs first cooperation control that controls operation of the in-bed air conditioner and a wind direction of the in-room air conditioner on the basis of the in-bed temperature acquired from the in-bed environment measurer and the in-room temperature acquired from the in-room environment measurer.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180270597

Loudspeaker-diaphragm and loudspeaker including the same

A loudspeaker diaphragm includes a main material containing molecules each having a hydroxyl group, and a diamondoid derivative. The diamondoid derivative contains molecules each having two or more hydrogen-bonding functional groups. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180270596

Loudspeaker-diaphragm and loudspeaker including the same

A loudspeaker diaphragm contains a thermosetting resin as a principal component, and the thermosetting resin includes clicyclopentacliene serving as a framework structure.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180270595

Loudspeaker diaphragm, manufacturing method for the same, and loudspeaker including the loudspeaker diaphragm

A loudspeaker diaphragm includes a base layer and a coating layer. The base layer contains natural fibers. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180270455

Image display device

An image display device includes a light source, a screen, an optical system, a converging lens, an optical distance correction member, and a scanning unit. The converging lens is configured to converge the light emitted from the light source onto the screen. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180270167

Information processing apparatus and network switching method

An information processing apparatus according to the present disclosure includes a communication unit that can connect to a plurality of networks including a first network, a storage unit that stores priority level information indicating priority levels of the plurality of networks, and a processor. When the communication unit is connected to the first network, the processor decides a next connection destination candidate on the basis of the priority level information, checks whether an operation requiring continuous connection between the communication unit and any one of the plurality of networks is being executed, and checks whether a virtual network has been established. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180270085

Radio receiving apparatus

A radio receiving apparatus includes an rf front-end unit that performs gain control and downconversion on a received signal, an analog equalizer that performs an analog equalization process on an output signal from the rf front-end unit in accordance with a coefficient of analog equalization, an analog/digital converter that samples and quantizes an output signal from the analog equalizer, a digital equalizer that performs a digital equalization process on an output signal from the analog/digital converter in accordance with a coefficient of digital equalization, and a coefficient-of-equalization calculator that calculates the coefficient of analog equalization and the coefficient of digital equalization by estimating frequency characteristics with use of the output signal from the analog/digital converter.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180269796

Electric power conversion device

An electric power conversion device includes: a transformer including first and second windings magnetically coupled; a bridge circuit including a switch element; a rectifier circuit coupled to an output side of the transformer; a first resonant inductor; a second resonant inductor external to the transformer; and a resonant capacitor, wherein n1≥n2, cr>c1, and lr>l2 where lr is an inductance value of the first resonant inductor and l2 is an inductance value including an inductance value of the second resonant inductor and an inductance value of a parasitic inductance component that is in series with the second winding in the pathway from the second winding to the rectifier circuit.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180269650

Semiconductor light emitting device

A semiconductor light emitting device includes a mount section having an insulating property connected to a heat sink, a plurality of semiconductor laser elements disposed on the mount section, and a heat radiation block having an insulating property disposed on the plurality of semiconductor laser elements. A first wiring made of a metal is disposed on an upper surface of the mount section, and a second wiring made of a metal is disposed on a lower surface of the heat radiation block, a part of the second wiring being electrically connected to the first wiring. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180269611

Connector

Housing includes: insertion part into which a connection target is inserted; a plurality of first grooves provided inside insertion part so as to align along an alignment direction being perpendicular to the insertion direction of the connection target, first contact parts being respectively disposed in first grooves; a plurality of second grooves provided inside insertion part so as to oppose to first grooves, second contact parts being respectively disposed in second grooves; first partition wall partitioning adjacent first contact parts; and second partition wall partitioning adjacent second contact parts. At least one of first partition wall and second partition wall has a height dimension in a direction perpendicular to both the insertion direction and the alignment direction, the height dimension being smaller at least at one end in the alignment direction than at a portion between opposite ends in the alignment direction.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180269448

Battery module

A battery module includes: a plurality of battery cells and a case for housing the plurality of battery cells. The case has a plurality of through-holes which are provided to a wall part forming an outer face of the battery module and via which gas ejected from at least one of the plurality of battery cells is discharged in a dispersed manner.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180269168

Module substrate

A module substrate includes a surface layer to which a rectangular waveguide structure having a waveguide aperture is to be connected; metal layers stacked with a dielectric layer between each pair thereof and including a first metal layer that includes a transmission line and a coupling element at a portion of the transmission line and a second metal layer positioned further than the first metal layer from the rectangular waveguide structure; and vias connecting the adjacent metal layers. The surface layer has a first opening facing the waveguide aperture. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180269040

Liquid processing apparatus including container, first and second electrodes, insulator surrounding at least part of side face of the first electrode, gas supply device, metallic member surrounding part of side face of the first electrode, and power source

A liquid processing apparatus includes a container for holding liquid, a first electrode, a second electrode, a first insulator that has a cylindrical shape and at least partly surrounds a side face of the first electrode via a space, the first insulator having an opening in an end face of the first insulator, a gas supply device that supplies gas into the space and releases the gas into the liquid via the opening, a power source that applies a voltage between the first electrode and the second electrode and generates plasma, and a metallic member that partly surrounds the side face of the first electrode via the space. The metallic member is electrically connected to the first electrode. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180268856

Optical pickup

An optical pickup includes an optical base mounted with at least one optical element, a light source that supplies light incident on the at least one optical element, and a tilt spacer that is disposed between the light source and the optical base to adjust a characteristic of the light that enters the optical base. With the characteristic of the light that enters the optical base adjusted by the tilt spacer, the optical base and the light source are fixed directly to each other.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180268823

Method for presenting sound, non-transitory recording medium, sound presentation system, and terminal apparatus

A method for presenting a sound, a non-transitory recording medium, a sound presentation system, and a terminal apparatus capable of improving the comfort of a user are provided. A communication unit obtains an announcement sound announced from an utterer to a user in an airplane and a degree of importance of the announcement sound. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180268770

Liquid crystal display device and method of driving the same

A display device includes data lines extending in a first direction, gate lines extending in a second direction, a source driver that supplies a data signal to the data lines, a gate driver that supplies a gate signal to the gate lines, and a timing controller that determines scan order of the gate lines and outputs image data to the source driver based on the scan order. The timing controller determines the scan order of the gate lines based on an input image corresponding to input image data input from an outside, and switches first scan order and second scan order in each frame, the first scan order and the second scan order being different from each other in the scan order.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180268572

Makeup part generating apparatus, makeup part utilizing apparatus, makeup part generating method, makeup part utilizing method, non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing makeup part generating program, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing makeup part utilizing program

A makeup part generating apparatus includes a drawing receiver that receives a drawing operation of a makeup part image that is to be overlaid on a facial image, an information acquiring unit that acquires, at each time point in a process of the drawing operation, a progress image that is an image drawn by the time point, and a drawing technique used at the time point, and an information processor that records and outputs makeup part information including, in a time-series manner, image information indicating the progress image, and technique information indicating at least one of the drawing technique and a makeup technique that is an application technique of a cosmetic corresponding to the drawing technique.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180268346

Method and system for tracking and managing locations of workers in a park

In a method for tracking workers in a park, work areas for the workers are defined, respectively, which include a first work area defined for a first worker. The defined work areas are transmitted to worker devices, respectively, which include a first worker device provided for the first worker. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180268252

Vehicle model identification device, vehicle model identification system comprising same, and vehicle model identification method

To allow identifying or estimating a vehicle model of a vehicle even in a case where it is impossible to identify the vehicle model on the basis of a feature amount of at least a portion of a vehicle body of the vehicle, a vehicle model identification device (2) of the present disclosure includes a storage unit (14) that stores a first database in which a feature amount of at least a portion of a vehicle body of each of a plurality of vehicle models, for each of the vehicle models is stored, and a second database in which a feature amount of a component which is included in at least the portion of the vehicle body of each of the vehicle models is stored, and a processor (15) that performs a first vehicle model identification process of identify the vehicle model of the vehicle with reference to the first database on the basis of the feature amount of at least the portion of the vehicle body which is extracted from a captured image, and a second vehicle model identification process of identifying the vehicle model of the vehicle with reference to the second database on the basis of the feature amount of the component which is extracted from the captured image.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267961

Method for assigning semantic information to word through learning using text corpus

A method is provided for controlling a device based on acquired text data. The method includes acquiring the text data indicating a voice spoken by a user, and analyzing a meaning of the text data based on a table, in which a word and a vector representing a meaning of the word in a vector space of predetermined dimensions are associated. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267229

Light guide and lighting apparatus

A light guide includes: an incident surface onto which light is emitted; a light exit surface which intersects with the incident surface and from which light is emitted; and a facing surface opposite to the light exit surface. The light guide includes a plurality of clusters of diffusion dots which diffuse light, and the plurality of clusters being regularly arranged at least on the facing surface.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267227

Display apparatus

A display apparatus includes: a light guide plate; a light source that causes light to be incident on an end surface of the light guide plate; a hiding plate that is provided on a side of an emission surface of the light guide plate, and that includes a light transmission part which transmits light emitted from the emission surface and a light shielding part which has lower light transmittance than the light transmission part; and a colored board that has light reflectance closer to light reflectance of the light shielding part than light reflectance of the light transmission part in each wavelength, and that is provided on a side of a reflection surface of the light guide plate so as to overlap the light transmission part of the hiding plate when viewed from a direction perpendicular to the emission surface of the light guide plate.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267209

Film structural member

A film structural member includes a recessed portion formed on a transparent substrate, metal wiring provided on a base of the recessed portion, and a particle layer that is provided on the metal wiring and is configured as an aggregate of particles having an average particle diameter of 300 nm or smaller.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267167

Detection apparatus, detection method, and detection program

A detection apparatus that includes correlation processing systems that each find a correlation between a predetermined code sequence and a wave detection signal obtained by detecting a phase-modulated input wave at a frequency different from a frequency used by a different one of the correlation processing systems, and thereby generate a correlation signal, level reduction processors that each receive the correlation signal from a corresponding one of the plurality of correlation processing systems and reduce a level of the received correlation signal when the correlation signal is not to be used for detection of the target or do not reduce the level of the received correlation signal when the correlation signal is to be used for detection of the target, and a detector that detects at least presence or absence of the target based on the correlation signal processed by each of the plurality of level reduction processors.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267158

Radar apparatus and radar method

A radar apparatus includes: a radar transmitter transmitting a radar signal; and a radar receiver receiving a reflection wave signal being a reflection of the radar signal on a target. The radar transmitter includes: a radar transmission signal generator that generates the radar signal composed of a transmission code with each sub-pulse given a predetermined phase shift; and a transmission radio unit that transmits the radar signal generated by the radar transmission signal generator in a predetermined transmission cycle. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267150

Optical scanning system including optical scanning device and photoreceiver device

An optical scanning system comprises an optical scanning device and a photoreceiver device. The optical scanning device includes a first waveguide array including a plurality of first waveguides through which light beams propagate and from which the light beams are emitted as emission light in an emission direction crossing a propagation direction of the light beams. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267107

Battery class determination device and battery class determination method

The battery class determination device includes a detector for sensing a terminal voltage and charge/discharge currents of a lead storage battery, an inner resistance calculator for calculating a direct-current inner resistance of the lead storage battery based on the terminal voltage and the charge or discharge current sensed by the detector, and a class determiner. The inner resistance calculator calculates, at a switchover between a discharge control and a charge control over the lead storage battery, a direct-current inner resistance in a first period before the switchover, and a direct-current inner resistance in a second period after the switchover. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267079

Connection assembly

A connection assembly includes a sensor substrate, a layer substrate coupled to the sensor substrate so as to face an upper surface of the sensor substrate, and a wire connected between the sensor substrate and the layer substrate. The sensor substrate includes first and second projections provide on the upper surface of the sensor substrate and extending in an extension direction along the upper surface of the sensor substrate. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180266667

Circuit board and lighting apparatus

A circuit board includes: an inductor and a control ic which are included in a switching power supply circuit; and a substrate having a first face, a second face on a reverse side of the first face, and an opening in a center portion of the substrate. The inductor is disposed on the first face, the control ic is disposed on the second face, and at least part of the inductor overlaps with at least part of the control ic when viewed from a direction perpendicular to the first face.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180266664

Light fixture

A light fixture which is configured to be embedded in a surface is provided. The light fixture includes a light source and a front panel located in front of the light source. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180266620

Vacuum heat insulator, heat insulation device provided with same, and method for manufacturing vacuum heat insulator

A vacuum heat insulator includes core material (203), first member (201) having a box shape with opening (204), core material (203) being disposed in first member (201), and second member (202) that tightly closes opening (204). First member (201) includes first resin layer (21), second resin layer (22), and gas barrier layer (23), first resin layer (21) and second resin layer (22) being made of thermoplastic resin, gas barrier layer (23) being disposed between first resin layer (21) and second resin layer (22) and containing organic resin and scaly inorganic material. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180266034

Washer dryer machine and control method

A washing machine includes: a drum that rotates with a washing or drying object contained in the drum; a motor that rotationally drives the drum; a controller that controls rotation of the motor; and an electric current measurer that measures an electric current value representing an electric current flowing in the motor. The controller controls the rotation of the motor to rotate the drum less than one turn, and in accordance with the measured electric current value, detects whether a foreign object that is different from the object and whose mass is greater than an expected mass of the object is inside the drum. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180255671

Component mounting device and method of mounting component

. . A component mounting device for mounting a component on a substrate comprises a pair of clamping members pinching and clamping the component; the pair of clamping members is able to clamp both a first component including a first body and a first lead projecting downward from a lower portion of the first body and a second component including a second body and a second lead projecting laterally from both side portions of the second body with a tip bent downward; and the pair of clamping members has facing portions each provided with a clamping surface contacting the first body of the first component and a holding groove formed at the clamping surface and holding the second lead of the second component.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180255670

Component mounting device and method of mounting component

A component mounting device mounting a component on a substrate comprises a pair of opening/closing members opening and closing, and a plurality of adapters detachably attached to the opening/closing members; the adapters are attached to the opening/closing members depending on the component to be mounted so as to clamp the component by using the adapters; and the plurality of adapters includes first adapters each having a flat clamping surface clamping a body of the component and second adapters each having a holding groove holding an axial portion of the component.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180255663

Cooling device and electronic device using same

There is provided a cooling device including: a heat receiver (4) that transfers heat from a heat generation body to a refrigerant, a heat radiator that is connected to the heat receiver (4) via a heat radiation path (6), and a return path (7) that connects the heat radiator and the heat receiver (4) with each other, in which the refrigerant circulates in order of the heat receiver (4), the heat radiation path (6), the heat radiator, and the return path (7) while causing a gas-liquid two-phase change and cools the heat generation body, and in which the heat receiver (4) includes a heat receiving plate (11) which is in contact with the heat generation body and absorbs the heat, and a heat receiving cover (14) which covers a surface of the heat receiving plate (11) and forms a heat receiving space (13). A check valve (18) that opens in a case where pressure of the return path (7) is larger than pressure in the heat receiving space (13) is provided between the return path (7) and the heat receiver (4) and a hydrophilic surface treatment film (22) is formed on a recessed portion (24) of a surface of the heat receiving plate (11).. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180255619

Lighting device, illumination device, and electronic device

A lighting device which causes a first light source to emit illumination light and a second light source to emit illumination light having a color temperature higher than a color temperature of the illumination light emitted by the first light source includes: an illuminator which includes a first switching element connected in series to the first light source, and a second switching element connected in series to the second light source; an illumination controller which controls the illuminator to place at least one of the first switching element and the second switching element into an off state; and a constant-current controller which detects a sum of values of currents flowing through the first light source and the second light source, and controls the first switching element and the second switching element based on the sum.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180255617

Lighting device

A lighting device is provided that includes a lighting controller that controls a light emitter that emits illumination light. The lighting controller includes a first filter that converts a first signal waveform that is defined by a first piecewise linear curve and whose intensity repeatedly increases and decreases into a signal waveform having a smooth rounded curve, and outputs the converted signal waveform as a first output waveform. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180255588

Integrated circuit for controlling selection of random access preamble sequence

A sequence allocating method and apparatus wherein in a system where a plurality of different zadoff-chu sequences or gcl sequences are allocated to a single cell, the arithmetic amount and circuit scale of a correlating circuit at a receiving end can be reduced. In st201, a counter (a) and a number (p) of current sequence allocations are initialized, and in st202, it is determined whether the number (p) of current sequence allocations is coincident with a number (k) of allocations to one cell. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180255586

Improved random access procedure for unlicensed cells

The disclosure relates to a method for performing a random access procedure between a user equipment and a radio base station. The ue is configured with at least one unlicensed cell having an unlicensed cell frequency, via which the ue performs the random access procedure bandwidth. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180255571

Base station apparatus, wireless terminal apparatus, and wireless communication method

A base station apparatus that performs a wireless communication with a plurality of wireless terminal apparatuses according to ieee802.11, including a frame generator that generates one or more first frames, each first frame including information indicating that a txop period assigned for communication with one of the plurality of wireless terminal apparatuses has expired and an additionally added beacon element including information associated with the base station apparatus, and a transmitter that transmits the generated one or more first frames to the plurality of wireless terminal apparatuses.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180255499

Improved bearer mapping for prose relay

The present disclosure relates to a relay ue for relaying protocol data units between a remote ue and a radio base station. A control packet is received by the relay ue from the remote ue via a first sidelink bearer, comprising a priority indication associated with protocol data units transmitted by the remote user equipment via the first sidelink bearer. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180255395

Sound source probing apparatus, sound source probing method, and storage medium storing program therefor

A sound source probing apparatus, including storage and processing circuitry, is provided that probes a direction of a sound source. The processing circuitry performs operations including determining a first correlation matrix that is a correlation matrix of acoustic signals acquired as observation signals by a microphone array including two or more microphones disposed apart from each other. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180255240

Image generation apparatus and image generation method

An image generation apparatus includes first and second light sources, an image sensor, a mask, and a processing circuit. The image sensor acquires a first image when the first light source is energized and acquires a second image when the second light source is energized. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180255224

Illuminance acquisition device, illumination control system, and program

The illuminance acquisition device includes a setting unit, a human sensing unit, and an illuminance acquisition unit. The setting unit sets an illuminance acquisition area (as a first area) for use to acquire an illuminance in an image capturing area of an image capturing unit. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180254808

Terminal device, base station device, and wireless communication system

A terminal device includes a communicator that, after first data communication carried out with the use of a narrowly directional first beam, receives, by using a widely directional beam, a plurality of first signals that a base station device has transmitted by using respective narrowly directional beams, and a determination circuitry that calculates the reception quality of the plurality of first signals and determines a narrowly directional second beam that the base station device uses for communication. The communicator transmits a feedback signal including information indicating the second beam to the base station device by using the first beam and starts second data communication by using the first beam in a case in which the communicator has received, by using the first beam, a response indicating that the base station device has received the feedback signal.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180254720

Power generation device and electronic device provided with same

A power generation device according to the present disclosure includes a housing, an operation unit that is movable in relation to the housing, a cantilevered vibrating body that has elasticity and is partly fixed to the housing, a piezoelectric element that is provided to the vibrating body and converts vibration energy of the vibrating body into electrical energy when the vibrating body is vibrated in a vibration direction, a slide piece that moves in conjunction with the operation unit and moves in a straight line between a first position and a second position in a sliding direction intersecting the vibration direction in relation to the housing, and a contact piece that is provided to the vibrating body, the contact piece being on a trajectory of the slide piece when the slide piece moves in the straight line, and being configured so as to be in contact with the slide piece and ride over the slide piece to thereby move in the vibration direction, when the slide piece moves from the first position to the second position.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180254705

Novel switching audio amplifier

An ac capable power amplifier arrangement is realized that includes a buck converter with a power inductor, two buck switches, and alternately a buck-boost converter using four switches, each driving an output polarity steering set of four switches. The polarity steering switches convey the converter output current to output terminals that connect to a load with a capacitor connected in parallel. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180254550

Antenna device

An antenna device includes: a dielectric substrate having a first surface and a second surface; a semiconductor substrate disposed above the first surface of the dielectric substrate and having a third surface and a fourth surface that faces the dielectric substrate; an integrated circuit disposed on the fourth surface of the semiconductor substrate; a radiator disposed on the fourth surface of the semiconductor substrate; a reflector disposed at a position where projection of the radiator along a radiation direction of an electromagnetic wave radiated from the radiator falls on the third surface of the semiconductor substrate; and one or more directors disposed at a position where projection of the radiator along the radiation direction falls on the dielectric substrate.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180254493

Alkaline dry cell

An alkaline dry cell includes a bottomed cylindrical cell case, a positive electrode packed in the cell case and is made of a stack of n pieces of hollow cylindrical pellets, a negative electrode disposed in a hollow portion of the pellets, a separator interposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode, and an alkaline electrolytic solution. A thickness of a body portion of the cell case is 0.08 to 0.16 mm. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180254398

Light-emitting device

Light emitting device includes structure protruding from a side of a surface of second conductive semiconductor layer of led chip toward a side of a surface of second conductor portion of mounting substrate to contact the surface of second conductor portion, and is positioned to extend around an outer periphery of second electrode. First electrode and a first conductor portion are joined to each other by first joint portion, and second joint portion joining second electrode and second conductor portion to each other fills a space surrounded by second electrode, protruding structure, and second conductor portion. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180254358

Solar cell module manufacturing method

A solar cell module manufacturing method is provided. This method includes: arranging a printing plate over a solar cell element in proximity to a surface of the solar cell element; providing a coating material on the printing plate; and moving a squeegee in a first direction so as to push out the coating material via the printing plate to the solar cell element, thereby applying the coating material in an outer peripheral area of the surface of the solar cell element.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180254339

Semiconductor epitaxial wafer, semiconductor device, and method of producing semiconductor device

A semiconductor epitaxial wafer includes a semiconductor wafer, and a semiconductor layer of a first conductivity type disposed on a main surface of the semiconductor wafer. The semiconductor epitaxial wafer includes a plurality of device regions. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180254312

Light-emitting device comprising flexible substrate and light-emitting element

The light-emitting device includes a flexible substrate, a lower barrier layer positioned above the flexible substrate, a light-emitting element and a thin-film transistor controlling the light-emitting element positioned above the lower barrier layer, a first upper barrier layer positioned above the light-emitting element and including a first inorganic material, and a second upper barrier layer positioned above the thin-film transistor and including a second inorganic material. The first upper barrier layer and the second upper barrier layer are spaced from each other at least in a region between the light-emitting element and the thin-film transistor.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180254062

Optical disc apparatus

An optical disc apparatus includes: a controller configured to acquire information of an access result and access positions on an optical disc when an optical disc drive unit configured to optically access an optical disc optically accesses the optical disc; and a storage configured to store the information acquired by the controller.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180253972

Chargeability presenting method and chargeability presenting system

A chargeability presenting method that uses an information terminal having a display device and connected to vehicle parking places having charging spaces in which vehicles including an electric vehicle are parkable and chargers for wirelessly charging the vehicles are installed. The method includes a display outputting an image indicating chargeability in each vehicle parking place in a predetermined form, the image being generated based on vehicle presence information indicating whether or not a vehicle is present in each charging space and foreign-object information indicating a result of an attempt to detect a foreign object on each charger.. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180253671

Presenting method, presenting device, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing a presenting program

A terminal device obtains an electronic floor plan of a predetermined space. The terminal device also obtains area information indicating a plurality of seating target areas based on the floor plan. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180252966

Image display device

A video display device includes a liquid crystal display panel, and light source substrates configured to illuminate the liquid crystal display panel from a rear side of the liquid crystal display panel. Each of the light source substrates includes a plurality of light emitting diodes each of which is provided in corresponding one of areas different from each other in the liquid crystal display panel, and driver elements which drive each of the plurality of light emitting diodes such that light is emitted with luminance corresponding to brightness within a corresponding area of an image in accordance with a control signal. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180252953

Liquid crystal display device

There is provided a liquid crystal display (lcd) device that prevents light leaks near spacers. The lcd device controls the optical transmissivity of a liquid crystal layer interposed between substrates disposed opposite each other, by means of an electric field generated in the layer-thickness direction of the liquid crystal layer. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180252624

Chemical substance concentrator and chemical substance detector

A chemical substance concentrator includes a channel allowing a sample containing a chemical substance to flow in a flowing direction in the channel, and a cell wall partitioning the channel into adsorption cells. Each of adsorption cells includes first and second electrodes disposed on the cell wall apart from each other and an adsorption device that adsorbs the chemical substance. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180252534

Cleaning support method, cleaning support device, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing a cleaning support program

A terminal device includes a processor that obtains person-present position information indicating a position of a person in a predetermined space cleanable by an autonomous cleaner. The terminal device divides the predetermined space into a multiple cleaning target areas to be individually cleaned by the autonomous cleaner, and determines, based on the person-present position information and among the cleaning target areas, a person-present cleaning target area where the person is present. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180252464

Vacuum heat insulator; and heat-insulating container, heat-insulating wall, and refrigerator using same

Vacuum heat insulator (13) is enclosed by an outer package having a high oxygen gas barrier property. The outer package includes oxygen gas barrier layer (31) as an innermost layer. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180252112

Turbine nozzle and radial turbine including the same

A turbine nozzle according to the disclosure is a turbine nozzle that is used in a radial turbine and includes a ring-shaped hub, a plurality of nozzle vanes that are arranged at equal angular intervals on the hub, and a flow path that is formed between the nozzle vanes. The flow path includes a throat that has a smallest flow path cross-sectional area with respect to a flow direction of working fluid. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180251529

Composite comprising antibody capable of binding to intranuclear protein of influenza virus

The present invention provides a composite comprising a novel antibody and at least one selected from the group consisting of a solid phase support and a labeled substance. The antibody consists of the amino acid sequence represented by seq id no: 08, and is capable of binding to an intranuclear protein of an influenza virus type a. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180251528

Composite comprising antibody capable of binding to intranuclear protein of influenza virus

The present invention provides a composite comprising a novel antibody and at least one selected from the group consisting of a solid phase support and a labeled substance. The antibody consists of the amino acid sequence represented by seq id no: 08, and is capable of binding to an intranuclear protein of an influenza virus type a. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180251504

Method for efficiently producing ß myosin heavy chain in cardiac muscle cells differentiated from induced pluripotent stem cells derived from homo sapiens

The present invention provides a method for producing a β myosin heavy chain in cardiac muscle cells differentiated from induced pluripotent stem cells derived from homo sapiens. In the present method, first, a liquid culture medium containing the cardiac muscle cells is supplied onto a substrate comprising a first electrode, a second electrode and insulative fibers on the surface thereof. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180251127

Automatic stop device and automatic stop method

The present disclosure provides an automatic stop device and an automatic stop method that enable an autonomous-driving traveling object to automatically stop. Automatic stop device automatically stops a vehicle in response to urgent information requiring urgency. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180249874

Control method of autonomous cleaner, control device, non-transitory computer-readable recording medium storing a control program, and autonomous cleaner

A management device that controls an autonomous cleaner includes a processing circuitry that obtains an electronic floor plan of a predetermined space, the predetermined space being a cleaning range of the autonomous cleaner. The management device estimates a person-present position at which a person is present in the predetermined space, and divides the predetermined space into a plurality of cleaning target areas to be individually cleaned by the autonomous cleaner. ... Panasonic Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180249803

Heated air blower

A heated air blower includes an energization control unit that controls on and off states of energization of a heater unit. The energization control unit includes a first energization control mode in which when a hot and cold mode is selected, control is executed in a manner that an energization time for energizing the heater unit in a predetermined period is equal to or less than 3 seconds and a product of power input to the heater unit and the energization time is equal to or larger than 1000 w·s. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180242436

Lighting-up device and luminaire

A lighting-up device includes: a power supply circuit which supplies power to a light source; a wireless communication circuit including an antenna; and a metallic casing which includes metal, and houses the power supply circuit and the wireless communication circuit. The metallic casing has a first side face and a second side face which share a side, the first side face is provided with a first slit which extends in a first direction intersecting with the side, from a first portion of the side other than both ends of the side, the second side face is provided with a second slit which extends in a second direction intersecting with the side, from a second portion of the side other than the both ends of the side, and each of the first slit and the second slit is electromagnetically coupled to the antenna and functions as a slot antenna.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180242434

Lighting control system and lighting control device used therefor

A lighting control system which enables illumination control based on the location of a person present in a predetermined area, and a lighting control device for the lighting control system. In the lighting control system and the lighting control device according to the present invention, a lighting control system includes a plurality of light sources installed in a control area, at least one radio wave transmission device, a portable terminal configured to receive a radio wave signal emitted from the at least one radio wave transmission device, and a lighting control device configured to select a target light source serving as a light source of a control object from a plurality of light source based on an intensity of the radio wave signal received by the portable terminal from the radio wave transmission device and to control a lighting state of the target light source.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180242418

Lighting control device, lighting control system, lighting control method, and non-transitory computer-readable recording medium

A lighting control device is provided that controls luminaires in respective rooms via respective controllers. The lighting control device includes: a storage unit that stores association information in which names (e.g., room names) are associated with ssids of the controllers; a communication unit that connects to and transmits and receives information to and from one of the controllers; a display unit that displays names included in the association information in a manner to be selectable; a receiving unit that receives an input from a user including a selection input of a name selected from the names displayed; and a processing unit that, when the receiving unit receives the selection input of the name, executes a predetermined process relating to wireless connection with one of the controllers using the ssid associated in the association information with the name specified by the selection input.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180242417

Lighting control device

A power supply is electrically connected between a pair of input terminals and is configured to be supplied with electric power from an ac power supply to generate control electric power. A voltage detector is configured to detect a voltage of the control electric power. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180242410

Cooking device

In a heating cooker, when an image of an inside of heating compartment (12) is captured by imaging unit (19) before heating, controller (100) determines whether or not the image can be recognized by recognition unit (103). When the image cannot be recognized by recognition unit (103), controller (100) determines that capturing cannot be performed due to existence of a blade portion of stirrer blade (14a) in front of imaging unit (19), and drives motor (15a) by controlling rotation controller (102) thus rotating stirrer blade (14a) by a predetermined angle.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180242283

Improved blind decoding of (e)pdcch for partial subframes

The invention relates to a method for blind decoding control signal candidates, preconfigured by a base station for a user equipment in a control region of each subframe. A plurality of starting positions is preconfigured between two subsequent subframe boundaries. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180242273

Base-station control apparatus and position estimation method

A base-station control apparatus includes: a sub-anchor candidate selector that selects sub-anchor candidates from base-station apparatuses different from a first base-station apparatus connected to a wireless terminal; an arrival-direction estimator that estimates arrival direction vectors with respect to the first base-station apparatus and the candidates, based on reception qualities of signals that the first base-station apparatus and the candidates receives from the wireless terminal; a sub-anchor selector that selects a sub-anchor from the candidates, based on angles made by the estimated arrival direction vectors and line segments each having end points at positions of the first base-station apparatus and the corresponding candidate; and a position estimator that estimates a position of the wireless terminal, based on the arrival direction vectors with respect to the first base-station apparatus and the sub-anchor.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180242207

Sleep-state for mobile terminal and service initiation for mobile terminals in sleep-state

The invention relates to the initiation of a service to a mobile terminal capable of communicating via at least a first and second access network. Further, the invention relates to a reduction of power consumption of mobile terminals supporting connectivity to at least two access networks. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180242168

Base station apparatus and control method therefor

A base station apparatus in a point-to-multi point radio communication system includes a directional antenna, a terminal station apparatus direction calculator, an antenna direction calculator, and an antenna direction adjuster. The directional antenna has directivity. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180242065

Microphone

A microphone has: a printed circuit board provided with a first sound hole; a microphone element mounted on a first surface of the printed circuit board so as to cover the first sound hole; a microphone casing provided with a second sound hole opposite to the first sound hole, and housing the printed circuit board so that the second sound hole; and a bush provided with a third sound hole, and having a first contact surface and a second contact surface. The third sound hole is disposed between the first and second sound holes to be communicated with the holes. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180242061

Speaker device

A loudspeaker device includes: a loudspeaker housing; a first loudspeaker unit provided in a first wall of the loudspeaker housing; and an acoustic tube communicating an inside and an outside of the loudspeaker housing to each other. The acoustic tube has a predetermined length, and is accommodated in the loudspeaker housing while spirally bent.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180242049

Transmission method, reception method, transmission apparatus, and reception apparatus

A transmission method includes: generating one or more transfer frames that each store one or more streams used for content transfer; and transmitting the one or more generated frames through broadcast, each of the one or more streams storing one or more second transfer units, each of the one or more second transfer units storing one or more first transfer units, and each of the one or more first transfer units storing one or more internet protocol (ip) packets. In at least one stream among the one or more streams, each of the first transfer units positioned at a head contains reference clock information indicating time used for reproduction of the content.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180242046

Content reproduction system, video recording apparatus, terminal apparatus, and content reproduction method

A content reproduction system includes: a video recording apparatus for recording a content item; and a terminal apparatus for reproducing the content item. The terminal apparatus includes: a display; an acceptor that accepts an operation of a user; a list storage that stores a bookmark list; a managing controller; a display controller; and a reproduction controller. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180242005

Still image generating apparatus and information recording medium used in still image generating apparatus

The present disclosure relates to a still image generating apparatus that generates still image data from moving image data that generates a moving image, and includes a recorder and a control unit. The recorder is configured to record the still image data. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180241970

Driving assistance method and driving assistance device and program using same

A monitoring target management unit specifies a monitoring target based on vehicle peripheral information acquired from a vehicle exterior image sensor mounted on a vehicle. A display controller highlights the monitoring target specified by the monitoring target management unit. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180241954

Imaging device and imaging module

An imaging device includes a pixel cell including a photoelectric conversion layer having first and second surfaces, a pixel electrode on the first surface, an auxiliary electrode on the first surface, the auxiliary electrode surrounding the pixel electrode and being electrically insulated from the pixel electrode, a counter electrode on the second surface, and a charge detection circuit connected to the pixel electrode; a voltage supply circuit; a first switch switching between electrical connection and disconnection; a first capacitor having one end connected to the auxiliary electrode and the other end held to a predetermined voltage; and a first control circuit connected to the first switch, the first control circuit causing the first switch to switch between electrical connection and disconnection. The voltage supply circuit is connected, through the first switch, to the auxiliary electrode of the first pixel cell and to the one end of the first capacitor.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180241739

Controller, communication method, and communication system

A new controller (supporting device authentication) is a controller which performs encrypted communication with a device which has succeeded in mutual authentication using an electronic certificate, and the controller includes: a determining unit that determines whether or not a communication target device with which communication is to be performed is an authentication support device that supports the mutual authentication; a functional restriction unit that, when the communication target device is determined not to be the authentication support device by the determining unit, imposes a functional restriction on one or more functions of the communication target device which are operable by the new controller (supporting device authentication); and a communication unit which performs communication in plain text with the communication target device with the functional restriction imposed by the functional restriction unit.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180241428

Hand strap for electronic apparatus

A hand strap for an electronic apparatus is provided with a first gripper, which is attached to a rear surface of an electronic apparatus in a removable manner, and a second gripper. The first gripper has a main body and an accommodation portion. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180241242

Electronic device including non-contact charging module and battery

A mobile terminal is provided, which includes a wireless charging module, a battery pack, and a circuit board substrate. The wireless charging module includes a charging coil formed of a wound conducting wire and a communication coil placed adjacent to the charging coil. ... Panasonic Corporation








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