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Communication apparatus, terminal station, and communication method

. . A communication apparatus includes signal generation circuitry which, in operation, generates a control signal including a plurality of user specific fields, each of the plurality of user specific fields including an association id (aid) subfield for specifying a corresponding terminal station, and transmission circuitry which, in operation, transmits the control signal, wherein one of a plurality of aids for scheduled access or one of a plurality of random access ids for random access is assigned to the aid subfield in each of the plurality of user specific fields, and each value of the plurality of random access ids indicates a type of a terminal station which can perform random access to the at least one resource unit.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

Integrated circuit for communication resource allocation

In a wireless communication base station device, a modulation unit carries out modulation processing for dch data after coding to generate a dch data symbol. A modulation unit carries out modulation processing for lch data after coding to generate an lch data symbol. ... Panasonic Corporation

Speaker apparatus

A speaker apparatus includes first acoustic drivers that respectively output first acoustic signals, and an acoustic coupler having acoustic passages. The acoustic passages respectively include inlets, and an outlet of the acoustic passages is common. ... Panasonic Corporation

Receiving device and receiving method

A receiving device of the present disclosure includes: a first processor that (i) receives a broadcast signal obtained by modulating multiplexed data including at least first multiplexed data in a first multiplexing format, out of the first multiplexed data and second multiplexed data in a second multiplexing format different from the first multiplexing format, (ii) demodulates the broadcast signal received, and (iii) outputs the multiplexed data obtained as a result of the demodulation; and a converter that (i) converts, into the second multiplexing format, a multiplexing format of the first multiplexed data included in the multiplexed data that has been output, and (ii) outputs converted data obtained as a result of the conversion.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

Content transmission method and content playback method

Provided is a method for transmitting a broadcasting content and a line content, the broadcasting content and the line content being synchronously displayed, the method including: generating a line parity packet from a plurality of line data packets in each of which the line content is stored; transmitting the line data packet and the line parity packet through a communication line; and transmitting a plurality of broadcasting data packets in each of which the broadcasting content is stored, from a base station using a broadcasting wave, a transfer clock time of the broadcasting content being delayed by a predetermined time compared with a transfer clock time of the line content. At this point, video quality can be improved when the real-time broadcasting program content and the real-time line content are simultaneously displayed.. ... Panasonic Corporation

Method for converting luminance range of picture signal

In a converting method relating to picture luminance according to one aspect of the present disclosure, the picture luminance is formed by luminance values in a first luminance range. In this method, a first luminance signal that indicates code values obtained by quantizing the luminance value of the picture is obtained, code values, which are associated with the code values indicated by the obtained first luminance signal by quantization for a second luminance range different in a maximum value from the first luminance range are determined as converted code values, and the first luminance signal is converted into a second luminance signal indicating the converted code values. ... Panasonic Corporation

Imaging device and camera system

An imaging device includes: a pixel array including first and second pixels, each pixel including a photoelectric converter converting light into charge and a detection circuit detecting the charge; a first voltage supply circuit supplying a first voltage to the first pixel such that an electric potential of the first electrode is set to a first electric potential at a point of time at which a charge accumulation period for the first pixel starts; a second voltage supply circuit supplying a second voltage to the second pixel such that an electric potential of the first electrode of the second pixel is set to a second electric potential different from the first electric potential at a point of time at which a charge accumulation period for the second pixel starts; and an addition circuit adding together signals generated in the first and second pixels.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

Imaging device

An imaging device, including: a semiconductor substrate; a first pixel including a first photoelectric converter that converts incident light into first charges, a first charge detection circuit on the semiconductor substrate, the first charge detection circuit electrically connected to the first photoelectric converter and detecting the first charges, and a first capacitive element electrically connected to the first photoelectric converter, the first capacitive element storing at least a part of the first charges; and a second pixel comprising a second photoelectric converter that converts incident light into second charges, and a second charge detection circuit on the semiconductor substrate, the second charge detection circuit electrically connected to the second photoelectric converter and detecting the second charges, wherein the first capacitive element is at least partially located between the first photoelectric converter and the second photoelectric converter when viewed from a normal direction of the semiconductor substrate.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

Imaging device

An imaging device of the present disclosure includes: a first and second imaging cells each including a photoelectric converter including a pixel electrode, an opposite electrode, and a photoelectric conversion layer between the pixel electrode and the opposite electrode, the photoelectric converter generating signal charge by photoelectric conversion, and charge detection circuit connected to the pixel electrode, the charge detection circuit detecting the signal charge; and a voltage supply circuit supplying a voltage such that, in a frame period, a potential difference between the pixel electrode and the opposite electrode of the first imaging cell at a start time of a charge accumulation period of the first imaging cell is made different from a potential difference between the pixel electrode and the opposite electrode of the second imaging cell at a start time of a charge accumulation period of the second imaging cell.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

Imaging device

An imaging device of the present disclosure includes: an imaging cell including a photoelectric converter including a first electrode, a second electrode, and a photoelectric conversion layer between the first electrode and the second electrode, the photoelectric converter generating signal charge by photoelectric conversion, and a charge detection circuit connected to the first electrode, the charge detection circuit detecting the signal charge; a signal line electrically coupled to the first electrode; and a voltage supply circuit selectively supplying a first voltage and a second voltage different from the first voltage to the signal line.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

Imaging apparatus including unit pixel, counter electrode, photoelectric conversion layer, and voltage supply circuit

An imaging apparatus includes a unit pixel including a pixel electrode, a charge accumulation region electrically connected to the pixel electrode, and a signal detection circuit electrically connected to the charge accumulation region; a counter electrode facing the pixel electrode; a photoelectric conversion layer disposed between the electrodes; and a voltage supply circuit configured to selectively apply any one of first, second, and third voltages between the electrodes. The photoelectric conversion layer exhibits first and second wavelength sensitivity characteristics in a wavelength range when the voltage supply circuit applies the first and second voltages between the electrodes, respectively, and becomes insensitive to light in the wavelength range when the voltage supply circuit applies the third voltage between the electrodes.. ... Panasonic Corporation

Imaging apparatus including unit pixel, counter electrode, photoelectric conversion layer, and computing circuit

An imaging apparatus includes a unit pixel including a pixel electrode; a counter electrode facing the pixel electrode; a photoelectric conversion layer disposed between the pixel electrode and the counter electrode; and a computing circuit that acquires a first signal upon a first voltage being applied between the pixel electrode and the counter electrode, the first signal corresponding to an image captured with visible light and infrared light and a second signal upon a second voltage being applied between the pixel electrode and the counter electrode, the second signal corresponding to an image captured with visible light, and generates a third signal by performing a computation using the first signal and the second signal, the third signal corresponding to an image captured with infrared light.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

Method for controlling imaging device, and imaging device

A method is for controlling an imaging device that allows switching of an operation mode between a first mode to perform imaging in a first imaging wavelength band and a second mode to perform imaging in a second imaging wavelength band different from the first imaging wavelength band. The method includes: determining whether ambient light includes near-infrared light based on information obtained in the first mode and information obtained in the second mode; and maintaining or changing the operation mode.. ... Panasonic Corporation

Imaging device, and solid-state imaging element used for same

An imaging device includes: a light source that applies light at a timing according to a light emission control signal; a light receiver that performs exposure to reflected light from an object at different timings according to an exposure control signal, and outputs exposure signals generated as a result of the exposure; a calculator that calculates a distance to the object; and a controller that outputs the light emission control signal and the exposure control signal for any of: modulating a length of a light emission period and an exposure period by increasing or decreasing the number of pulses of each of the light emission control signal and the exposure control signal; and modulating a repetition sequence of the light emission period and the exposure period while maintaining a phase relationship between the light emission control signal and the exposure control signal, randomly or in conformity with a specific rule.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180227194

Information management method, control system, and method for controlling display device

An information management method in a control system that collects log information regarding usage of a plurality of devices, the information management method including: a step of receiving judgment information indicating whether or not the log information is to be provided to a service operator from each of the plurality of devices; and a step of providing a command for causing a first image, which represents a device indicated by the judgment information as a device that provides the log information to a service operator, and a second image, which represents a device indicated by the judgment information as a device that does not provide the log information to a service operator, to be displayed in display modes that differ from each other to a display device associated with the identifier in response to an access by the display device.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180227107

Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method

A wireless communication apparatus is capable of improving communication efficiency by reducing the amount of control information transmitted. A channel quality information extraction section extracts cqi's from a received signal. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180226876

Power conversion device and power supply device in which same is used

A power conversion device includes a switching element, a gate drive unit, a switch circuit unit, a dc power supply unit, and a control unit. The control unit controls a plurality of switch circuit units and a plurality of gate drive units. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180226837

Power-feeding device

To minimize excessively high output or increases in magnetic-flux leakage by controlling power feeding on the power-feeding side if an unforeseen situation occurs. This power-feeding device (100) feeds power to an external power-receiving device (150) in a contactless manner. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180226815

Wireless charging device

A wireless charging device includes a plurality of charging coils, a plurality of position detection coils corresponding respectively to the charging coils, and a voltage monitoring circuit for measuring a coil-end voltage of each of the position detection coils. A comparison is performed between a coil-end voltage of a first position detection coil corresponding to a charging coil used for charging and a coil-end voltage of a position detection coil adjacent to the first position detection coil, and, depending on a result of the comparison, a charging coil to be used for charging is switched to an adjacent charging coil.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180226727

Module, wireless communication apparatus, and radar apparatus

A module includes a dielectric substrate, one or more electric coupling antenna elements that are formed in one or more conductive layers included in the dielectric substrate and that have a shape elongated in an electric field direction of an electromagnetic wave to be radiated by the one or more electric coupling antenna elements, and one or more magnetic coupling antenna elements that are formed in the one or more conductive layers and that have a shape elongated in a magnetic field direction of the electromagnetic wave to be radiated by the one or more electric coupling antenna elements.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180226681

All-solid-state battery

An all-solid-state battery includes a positive-electrode current collector, a positive electrode layer, a negative-electrode current collector, a negative electrode layer, and a solid electrolyte layer. The positive electrode layer is formed on the positive-electrode current collector and includes a positive-electrode material mixture layer which includes at least a positive-electrode active material and a binder. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180226652

All-solid-state battery and manufacturing method

An all-solid-state battery includes a positive-electrode current collector, a positive electrode layer, a negative-electrode current collector, a negative electrode layer, and a solid electrolyte layer. The positive electrode layer is formed on the positive-electrode current collector and includes at least a positive-electrode active material. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180226626

Battery

A battery includes a stacked electrode body including a plurality of single plate cells and having a positive electrode lead-stacked part and a negative electrode lead-stacked part, the single plate cells each being formed by stacking a positive electrode and a negative electrode with a separator interposed therebetween, the positive electrode lead-stacked part being formed by stacking positive electrode leads of the positive electrodes on top of each other in stacking order of the single plate cells, the negative electrode lead-stacked part being formed by stacking negative electrode leads of the negative electrodes on top of each other in stacking order of the single plate cells; a positive electrode terminal; and a negative electrode terminal.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180226461

Display device

A display device includes a plurality of light-emitting elements aligned on a tft substrate in a formation of a matrix. The plurality of light-emitting elements each have a flat surface portion and including a light-emitting layer, an anode, and a cathode, an insulating layer formed on the tft substrate and under the light emitting element, and a tilted metal surface provided on a peripheral area surrounding the flat surface portion of the light-emitting element and having a tilt angle with respect to the flat surface portion of the light-emitting element. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180226439

Solid-state imaging device

A plurality of pixels are two-dimensionally arranged on a semiconductor substrate. Each of the pixels includes: two photodiodes each generating charge by photoelectric conversion; first and second memories spaced apart from each other between the two photodiodes as viewed in cross section; a first readout gate reading charge from the two photodiodes to the first memory; and a second readout gate reading charge from the two photodiodes to the second memory.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180226203

Light-absorbing material containing perovskite compound, and perovskite solar cell including the same

A light-absorbing material contains a perovskite compound represented by the composition formula hc(nh2)2pbi3. The 1h-nmr spectrum, which is obtained by 1h-14n hmqc measurement, of the perovskite compound shows a first peak of 7.2 ppm and a second peak of 7.4 ppm at 25° c., and the peak intensity of the first peak is 60% or more of the peak intensity of the second peak.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180226202

Light-absorbing material containing perovskite compound and perovskite solar cell including the same

A light-absorbing material contains a perovskite compound represented by the composition formula ch3nh3pbi3. The 1h-nmr spectrum, which is obtained by 1h-14n hmqc measurement, of the perovskite compound shows a first peak of 6.2 ppm and a second peak of 6.4 ppm at 25° c., and the peak intensity of the first peak is 15% or more of the peak intensity of the second peak.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180226200

Solar cell system and method for operating solar cell system

A solar cell system includes a solar cell that includes a first electrode, a second electrode that faces the first electrode, and a light absorbing layer that is located between the first electrode and the second electrode, and converts light into charges; a power supply that applies voltage between the first electrode and the second electrode; and a voltage controller. The light absorbing layer contains a compound having a perovskite crystal structure represented by amx3 where a represents a monovalent cation, m represents a divalent cation, and x represents a halogen anion. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180225961

Speed limit violation control system and speed limit violation control method

A speed limit violation control system of the present disclosure includes: imaging units (320, 330) which image a running vehicle; recorder (420) that records one of videos imaged by the imaging units (320, 330); and controller (360) that calculates a speed of the vehicle based on the videos of imaging units (320, 330) and determines a starting point and an ending point of the one of the videos, which is to be recorded in recorder (420), based on the calculated speed.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224896

Electronic device

An electronic device includes a terminal cover that closes an opening. The opening is provided in a casing and houses a connection terminal. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224731

Fluorescent substance wheel device, light conversion device provided with same, and projection display apparatus

The phosphor wheel device includes a phosphor wheel, a circulation fan, a motor and a casing unit. The phosphor wheel is disc-shaped, and includes an annular phosphor layer formed on a first face and a plurality of openings disposed on an inner circumferential side. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224709

Optical scanning device including waveguide array

An optical scanning device comprises a waveguide array, a first adjusting element, a plurality of phase shifters, a second adjusting element, and a control circuit. When light emitted from the waveguide array forms a light spot on a virtual plane that is spaced apart from the waveguide array, the control circuit causes the light spot to move in first and second directions such that the distance of movement of the light spot from start to finish of scanning of a target region is greater in first one of the first and second directions than in second one of the first and second directions.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224626

Lens holder, object lens driving device, optical pickup device, and method for manufacturing lens holder

A lens holder includes a holder body and a winding wire wound around the holder body. The holder body includes a winding body, a first projection and a second projection each projecting from a surface of the holder body, and a winding terminal positioned between the first projection and the second projection, and provided on the surface of the holder body. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224604

Composition for optical waveguide, dry film for optical waveguide and optical waveguide

A composition for an optical waveguide is cured into a sheet to give a cured product. A difference in light transmittance with respect to light having a wavelength of 450 nm is 15% or less between this cured product and this cured product after retention in atmosphere at 175° c. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224506

Detection circuit and management device

An abnormality notification switch is switched on when a power storage module is abnormal but is switched off when the power storage module is normal. A first detection element outputs a signal indicating an abnormality of the power storage module when detecting that an electric current flows along an electric current line. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224169

Adsorption refrigerator, method for controlling adsorption refrigerator, and cooling system

An adsorption refrigerator comprising a first adsorber containing a first adsorbent capable of adsorbing and desorbing a first adsorbent refrigerant, a second adsorber containing a second adsorbent capable of adsorbing and desorbing the first adsorbent refrigerant, a first evaporator capable of evaporating the first adsorbent refrigerant under reduced pressure to cool a first working fluid, a first condenser capable of condensing the first adsorbent refrigerant in gaseous state, a third adsorber containing a third adsorbent capable of adsorbing and desorbing a second adsorbent refrigerant, a fourth adsorber containing a fourth adsorbent capable of adsorbing and desorbing the second adsorbent refrigerant, a second evaporator capable of evaporating the second adsorbent refrigerant under reduced pressure to cool a second working fluid, a second condenser capable of condensing the second adsorbent refrigerant in gaseous state, a first heat exchanger capable of applying heat absorbed from a first heat source to a first heating medium, a second heat exchanger capable of removing and releasing heat from a second heating medium, and a heat recovery path where a third heating medium performs recovery of adsorption heat generated by adsorption-driving of the first adsorber or the second adsorber and performs heat application of regeneration-driving of the third adsorber or the fourth adsorber.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224166

Binary refrigerating apparatus

A binary refrigerating apparatus employs a refrigerant composition that has a small global-warming potential (gwp) and can be used as a refrigerant capable of achieving a low temperature of −80° c. A refrigerant composition used as a low-temperature-side refrigerant is a refrigerant mixture including a non-azeotropic mixture in which 20% by mass or less of carbon dioxide (r744) is mixed to difluoroethylene (r1132a). ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224140

Heat exchanging ventilation device

A heat exchanging ventilation device includes supply air blower (8); exhaust air blower (9); a supply air blowing passage through which air to be delivered to indoor from outdoor by supply air blower (8) passes; a exhaust air blowing passage through which air to be delivered to the outdoor from the indoor by the exhaust air blower passes; heat exchange element (11) disposed at a position where both the supply air blowing passage and the exhaust air blowing passage pass and exchanging heat between air delivered by supply air blower (8) and air delivered by exhaust air blower (9); supply air damper (12) provided on supply air inlet (2) side of the supply air blowing passage; exhaust air damper (13) provided on exhaust air outlet (3) side of the exhaust air blowing passage; and circulation damper (14) provided at boundary portion (25) which separates the supply air blowing passage and the exhaust air blowing passage from each other.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180223422

Method for manufacturing metallized film

The present disclosure provides a method for manufacturing a metallized film, the metallized film including: a dielectric film; a vapor-deposited metal electrode formed on a surface of the dielectric film. The vapor-deposited metal electrode includes a plurality of parts which have mutually different resistance values. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180223234

Electrochemical measurement device and electrochemical measurement system

Electrochemical measurement device according to the present disclosure measures specimen injected into well. The electrochemical measurement device includes wall having an inner wall surface forming well, first working electrode disposed in well and surrounded by the wall, and leakage detecting electrode which detects a leakage of measuring liquid. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180222476

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and non-transitory recording medium

An information processing apparatus mountable on a first moving body obtains second movement information including the position and velocity of a second moving body and first movement information including the position and velocity of the first moving body. A second predicted path is determined from the second movement information, and a first predicted path is determined from the first movement information. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180222326

Vehicular power source device and method of controlling vehicular power source device

A vehicular power source device includes a first generator that generates electric power by rotating a rotor, a second generator that rotates at a higher rotation speed than an upper limit of a rotation speed of the first generator to generate electric power, a detector that detects the rotation speed of the first generator, and a controller that controls power generation of the first and second generators. The controller causes the first generator to generate electric power when the rotation speed of the first generator detected by the detector is not larger than the upper limit of the rotation speed of the first generator, and causes only the second generator to generate electric power when the rotation speed of the first generator detected by the detector is larger than the upper limit of the rotation speed of the first generator.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180222180

Ink-jet printing method

A high precision printing method taking into consideration the variance in the thickness of a printing target. An ink-jet printing method, including: (i) measuring a distance between a printing target and at least one nozzle; (ii) measuring a flying speed and a flying angle of an ink(a) discharged from the at least one nozzle; (iii) printing a test substrate with an ink to identify a location on which an ink(b) is spotted, and calculating a thickness-related displacement that is a displacement from the location on which the ink is spotted, based on a thickness difference between the printing target and the test substrate from results obtained in step (i), and the flying speed and the flying angle of the ink(a) obtained in step (ii); and (iv) discharging an ink(c) from the at least one nozzle to achieve actual printing of the printing target with the ink(c) while correcting the thickness-related displacement.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180221989

Laser welding method

The laser welding method according to the present disclosure has a first step for forming a weld bead by irradiating an object to be welded with a laser beam along a first helical trajectory around a first center of rotation moving in a welding direction, and a second step for irradiating the object to be welded with a laser beam along a second helical trajectory around a second center of rotation moving in the welding direction. A diameter of rotation of the laser beam in the first step is larger than a diameter of rotation of the laser beam in the second step.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180221952

Method for manufacturing three-dimensional shaped object

There is provided a more efficient method for manufacturing a three-dimensional shaped object. The method of the present invention comprises a successive formation of a plurality of solidified layers through a light beam irradiation, wherein the solidified layers are provided by a hybrid of combined systems of an after irradiation system and a simultaneous irradiation system, the after irradiation system being such that the light beam irradiation is performed after a formation of a powder layer, the simultaneous irradiation system being such that the light beam irradiation is performed while a raw material is supplied.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180221880

Analyzing apparatus

An analyzing device includes: an operation cavity that is adjacent to a first reserving cavity retaining a sample liquid, in a circumferential direction of rotational driving; a connecting section provided on a side wall of the first reserving cavity to suck the sample liquid by a capillary force and transfer the sample liquid to the operation cavity; and second reserving cavities that are disposed outside the operation cavity in the circumferential direction of the rotational driving and communicate with the outermost position of the operation cavity through a connecting passage. The connecting section is circumferentially extended farther than the liquid level of the sample liquid retained in the first reserving cavity.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180221123

Oral cavity washing device and nozzle for the same

An oral cavity washing device includes a nozzle having a flow passage structure and a pump to feed washing liquid to the flow passage structure. The flow passage structure includes: a first component having a first flow passage; a second component being disposed downstream of the first component and having a second flow passage that is narrower than the first flow passage; a third component being disposed downstream of the second component and having a third flow passage that is broader than the second flow passage; a reducer being disposed downstream of the third component and being configured so as to reduce a width of the flow passage; and a fourth component being disposed downstream of the reducer and having a fourth flow passage that widens with an advancement in a path from the reducer to the outlet port so as to generate cavitation in the washing liquid.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180221122

Oral cavity washing device and nozzle for the same

An oral cavity washing device according to the present disclosure includes: a nozzle having a flow passage structure including a flow passage that includes an inlet port and an outlet port; and a pump to feed washing liquid to the inlet port such that a flow rate of the washing liquid ejected from the outlet port falls within a range of 200 ml/min to 350 ml/min. The flow passage structure includes a first component, a reducer, and a second component. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180220948

System and method for assessing arousal level of driver of vehicle that can select manual driving mode or automated driving mode

An arousal level assessment system includes at least one first sensor, at least one second sensor, and a processor. The processor acquires driving mode information and assesses which of a manual driving mode or an automated driving mode is selected based on the driving mode information. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180220939

Face detection device, face detection system, and face detection method

Face detection device that detects a face from an image including a person. The device includes a processor and a memory including instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to perform operations including: receiving captured images by a camera, detecting one face region or more in the captured images, extracting vital information which includes an index indicating a living state of a face imaged in the face region, based on image data regarding the detected face region; and determining whether or not the face in the face region is in a living state, based on the vital information. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180220887

Eye imaging apparatus

An eye imaging apparatus includes a lighting device including a fundus illuminator and a cornea illuminator; a half mirror; an imaging device including a camera having a first objective lens; and a first polarizer. The first polarizer is disposed between the half mirror and the camera. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180220560

Component supply device and component management system using the same

A component management system includes an acquirer that acquires the component information from the component supply device, a management system side storage that stores the component information acquired by the acquirer in association with the component supply device, and an information updater that updates the component information stored in the component supply device side storage and the management system side storage based on a detection result of the detector.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180220510

Lighting system and program

A lighting system includes: a video projector which projects a video image; an image sensor which captures the video image projected by the video projector; and a light emitter which emits illumination light using a light source different from a light source of the video projector; and a lighting controller which controls the illumination light of the light emitter using statistics related to rgb of a region which is at least a part of the video image captured by the image sensor.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180220504

Lighting device, luminaire, and signboard

A lighting device which supplies a light-emitting element with a current modulated based on a visible light communication signal includes: a dc power supply circuit which supplies the light-emitting element with a first voltage that is a dc voltage; and a current control circuit which (i) includes a current control element connected in series to the light-emitting element, (ii) switches the current control element between a first state and a second state based on the visible light communication signal, the first state and the second state differing in electrical impedance, and (iii) adjusts, to a constant current value corresponding to a constant current instruction signal, a current flowing through the light-emitting element in a period in which the current control element is in the first state, by controlling the current control element.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180220304

Controller and base station

While a primary user and a secondary user are possibly co-present, a resource is efficiently allocated to the secondary user, qos at a fixed level is provided to the secondary user of the carrier that is given a license. Provided is controller 30: including a license determiner 301 that determines whether or not a license is given to a carrier that owns each base station 40 which requests resource allocation; an allocation propriety determiner 302 that determines whether or not it is possible to allocate a resource for a secondary service, based on a used situation of a primary service, and an allocation ratio determiner 303; and an allocation ratio determiner 303 that determines a ratio of resources that are allocated to the base stations 40 that are owned by the carrier which is given the license, based on a prescribed parameter, in a case where the resource allocation is possible.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180220112

Lighting system and program

A lighting system includes: a video projector which projects a video image onto a projection surface; an image sensor which defines a region including the projection surface, as an image capture region, and captures an image of the image capture region; and a color corrector which performs color correction of the video image to be projected by the video projector, using statistics related to rgb of a target region which is at least a part of the image capture region, based on the image captured by the image sensor.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219943

Methods and systems for communicating messages to passengers on a transportation vehicle

Computing technology for a transportation vehicle is provided. For example, the computing technology executes a method for generating an encrypted message by a computing device for a passenger of a transportation vehicle, based on an identifier identifying the transportation vehicle and a passenger seat identifier identifying a passenger seat; providing the encrypted message to a processor executable entertainment system of the transportation vehicle; decrypting the encrypted message and validating the passenger seat identifier based on an authorized login by the passenger to the entertainment system while the passenger is on the transportation vehicle; and after validation, presenting the decrypted message to a device accessible to the passenger.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219832

Security apparatus, attack detection method, and storage medium

A security apparatus is provided that is connected to a bus. The security apparatus includes a receiver that receives a first frame from the bus, a memory that stores an examination parameter defining a content of an examination on the first frame, and processing circuitry that performs operations. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219710

Transmission apparatus and transmission method of control signaling in a wireless communications system

An transmission apparatus of the present disclosure comprises a transmission signal generator which generates a transmission signal that includes a legacy preamble, a non-legacy preamble and a data field, wherein the non-legacy preamble comprises a first signal field and a second signal field, the second signal field comprising a first channel field and a second channel field, each of the first channel field and the second channel field comprising a common field that carries resource assignment information for one or more terminal stations and a user-specific field that carries per-user allocation information for the one or more terminal stations, and wherein a part of the user-specific field of one of the first channel field and the second channel field whichever is longer than the other channel field in length before appending padding bits is relocated to the other channel field; and a transmitter which transmits the generated transmission signal.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219658

Transmitting method, receiving method, transmitting apparatus, and receiving apparatus

A transmitting method includes: configuring a frame using a plurality of orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (ofdm) symbols, by allocating time resources and frequency resources to a plurality of transmission data; and transmitting the frame, wherein the frame includes a first period in which a preamble which includes information on a frame configuration of the frame is transmitted, and a second period in which the plurality of transmission data are transmitted by at least one of time division and frequency division, and among the plurality of ofdm symbols, ofdm symbols included in the second period include pilot symbols arranged along a time axis with a predetermined spacing therebetween, and a predetermined number of data symbols.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219643

Base station device, and mobile station device

Provided are a base station device and a mobile station device, which can lighten a cell-search processing. The base station device includes a frame constitution unit for forming a frame, in which a pilot symbol multiplied by a base station scrambling code and a plurality of sequences contained in the corresponding sequence set is arranged in at least the head or tail, and a radio transmission unit for sending the formed frame. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219625

Lighting device, luminaire, and signboard

A lighting device includes: a dc power supply circuit which supplies a light-emitting element with a first voltage; a signal generation circuit which generates a control signal based on a visible light communication signal; a current control element which is connected in series to the light-emitting element and turned on and off based on the control signal; a dc power supply control circuit which causes a second voltage at a first node between the light-emitting element and the current control element to be a constant value, by controlling the dc power supply circuit based on the second voltage; and a first feedback circuit which supplies the dc power supply control circuit with the second voltage. The first feedback circuit supplies the dc power supply control circuit with a predetermined voltage in a period in which the current control element is off.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219597

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

A base station device includes a frame generator circuitry that generates a first training frame used for receive beam training among frames used for beamforming training, a beam controller circuitry that sets a beam used to transmit the first training frame to an omnidirectional mode, a transmitter circuitry that transmits the first training frame at the lowest mcs rate of ieee 802.11, a receiver circuitry that receives first and second response frames from a wireless terminal device that has received the first training frame after a determined period since transmission of the first training frame, and a frame determiner circuitry that determines whether the first response frame is a response to the receive beam training. In a case where the first response frame is a response to the receive beam training, the beam controller circuitry sets a beam received by the receiver circuitry to a directional beam, and the receiver circuitry receives the second response frame with a directional beam.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219591

Transmission method and transmission device

A transmission method includes encoding processing that generates an encoded block, modulation processing that generates symbols from the encoded block, phase change processing that changes the phase of the symbols, and transmission processing that arranges the symbols in data carriers and transmits the symbols. The transmission processing configures a frame by arranging symbol groups in order in the frequency direction and transmits the frame. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219147

Light-emitting device and illumination apparatus

A light-emitting device includes: a substrate; a first light emitter and a second light emitter which are disposed on the substrate; and a reflector which is disposed on the substrate and reflects light emitted by the first light emitter. The first light emitter, the reflector, and the second light emitter are aligned in stated order in a direction from a center toward a periphery of the substrate in a plan view. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219119

Method of manufacturing back surface junction type solar cell

A method of manufacturing a solar cell includes: forming a conductive thin film layer on a semiconductor substrate; forming an insulating film on the conductive thin film layer; forming a conductive thin film layer exposed portion by removing a part of the insulating film; forming a plating film in the conductive thin film layer exposed portion; and removing the insulating film and the conductive thin film layer in an area not overlapping the plating film, wherein the plating film formed in the forming of a plating film is formed to cover the insulating film.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219116

Solar cell module including a plurality of solar cells connected and method of manufacturing a solar cell

A solar cell module includes a plurality of solar cells. A plurality of finger electrodes for a first electrode are provided on a principal surface of a semiconductor substrate of the solar cell. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219107

Back surface junction type solar cell and method of manufacturing solar cell

A semiconductor substrate has a first area and a second area. A seed layer is provided on a principal surface of the semiconductor substrate including the first area and the second area. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219047

Photosensor

A photosensor includes: a first electrode; a second electrode; a photoelectric conversion layer that is located between the first and second electrodes and generates electric charges; a first charge blocking layer located between the first electrode and the photoelectric conversion layer; a second charge blocking layer located between the second electrode and the photoelectric conversion layer; a voltage supply circuit that applies a voltage to at least one of the first and second electrodes such that an electric field is generated in the photoelectric conversion layer; and a detection circuit that detects a signal corresponding to a change in capacitance between the first and second electrodes. The first charge blocking layer suppresses movement of electric charges between the photoelectric conversion layer and the first electrode. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219036

Solid state imaging device and method for manufacturing same

In a solid state imaging device having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix on a substrate, each of the plurality of pixels includes a photoelectric conversion region and an element separation region separating the photoelectric conversion region. The substrate includes a semiconductor substrate, a first epitaxial layer formed on the semiconductor substrate, and a second epitaxial layer formed on the first epitaxial layer. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219035

Solid state imaging device

A plurality of pixels which are two-dimensionally arranged on a semiconductor substrate includes: a photodiode generating charge by photoelectric conversion; two readout gates each reading charge from the photodiode; and two memories each receiving the charge from the photodiode through an associated one of the two readout gates and temporarily retaining the charge received. Two of the pixels adjacent to each other in a row direction share one of the two readout gates.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180218920

Graphite heat sink

A graphite heat sink that is light in weight, excellent in thermal conductivity and high in mechanical strength. A graphite heat sink includes two or more graphite joined plates and solder joining layers which are alternately stacked, in which each graphite joined plate includes plural pieces of graphite plates and a solder joining portion, surfaces of the plural pieces of graphite plates parallel to a thickness direction and the solder joining portion are joined to one another, and the solder joining layer and the solder joining portion are formed of the same solder material.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180218910

Semiconductor device

A semiconductor device includes: a substrate; a p-type gan layer that is formed above the substrate, and includes gan containing p-type impurities; and a ti film formed on a surface of the p-type gan layer. The ti film includes a ti film containing no nitrogen and a nitrogen-containing ti film that is less chemically active than such ti film. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180218849

Electrolytic capacitor and manufacturing method therefor

An electrolytic capacitor includes a capacitor element. The capacitor element includes: an anode foil having a dielectric layer thereon, and a cathode layer including a conductive polymer and in contact with the dielectric layer. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180218262

Control device and control method

A control device for performing optimal control by path integral includes a neural network section including a machine-learned dynamics model and cost function, an input section that inputs a current state of a control target and an initial control sequence for the control target into the neural network section, and an output section that outputs a control sequence for controlling the control target, the control sequence being calculated by the neural network section by path integral from the current state and the initial control sequence by using the dynamics model and the cost function. Here, the neural network section includes a second recurrent neural network incorporating a first recurrent neural network including the dynamics model.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180218219

Information processing apparatus and information processing method

An information processing apparatus includes a first-information acquirer, a second-information acquirer, a judger, and a presentation controller. The first-information acquirer acquires first information indicating a type of an ingredient provided for preparation and an amount of the ingredient. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180218158

Evaluation apparatus, evaluation system, and evaluation method

An evaluation apparatus that is connected to a bus used by a plurality of electronic control units that constitute an electronic control system for communication and that evaluates security of the electronic control system. The evaluation apparatus includes a transmitter that sends, to the bus, at least one attack frame including an invalidation frame for invalidating a frame on the bus, a monitor that monitors at least one of the plurality of electronic control units, and an evaluator that evaluates the electronic control system in terms of security on the basis of the result of monitoring performed by the monitor when the attack frame is sent from the transmitter to the bus.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217985

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

A translation device includes a microphone, a sensor that detects an attitude of the translation device, and a display. In a control method of the translation device, audio signals indicating audio from a first user are generated by the microphone, and change in the attitude of the translation device, detected by the sensor, is detected, and second text, generated by translation processing performed on first text obtained by speech recognition of the audio signals generated until detection of change in attitude of the translation device, is displayed on the display.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217984

Announcement system and speech-information conversion apparatus

An announcement system includes: a sound-pickup apparatus for receiving a speech expressing a fixed-form sentence; a conversion apparatus for generating a translation of the fixed-form sentence based on the speech received; and output apparatus for presenting information indicating the translation. The conversion apparatus includes: a storage unit for storing first-information indicating a predetermined sentence in a mode, and second-information indicating the predetermined sentence in another mode; an audio-input unit for receiving speech-information indicating the fixed-form sentence; speech recognition unit for generating text-information based on the speech-information; conversion processing unit for identifying the first-information corresponding to the fixed-form sentence, based on the text-information and a part of the first-information, before the sound pickup apparatus finishes receiving the speech expressing the whole fixed-form sentence; and transmission unit for transmitting the second-information corresponding to the identified first-information. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217675

Data input device for information processing apparatus

A device for inputting data into an information processing apparatus using a communication cable. The device includes a sensing field including signal lines. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217598

Method for online delivery system, management apparatus, and recording medium having program stored therein

A method is provided for an online delivery system that includes a management apparatus and a customer terminal for communicating with the management apparatus through a network. Delivery destination information regarding a delivery destination of a package is received from a customer terminal. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217582

Production management device and production status display method

A management computer (equipment information acquisition unit) includes an equipment information acquisition unit that acquires production information from a plurality of pieces of production equipment and a display that displays a production status of a production line (component mounting line) and manages the production status of the production line where a work (board) is operated with a plurality of pieces of production equipment in order to produce a product (mounting board). Then, the display displays a plurality of equipment information sections respectively displaying the equipment information of a plurality of pieces of production equipment in order according to the production order and further displays the number of stocks of the work in a corresponding one of the plurality of pieces of production equipment in each of the plurality of work information sections to be displayed for the plurality of pieces of production equipment.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217486

Light source device and projection display apparatus

A light source device according to the present disclosure includes: a plurality of solid-state light source units; a polarization combination mirror for combining polarized lights incident from the plurality of the solid-state light source units; a half-wavelength plate having a strip shape, for converting a polarization azimuth of one of polarized lights coming from the polarization combination mirror; another half-wavelength plate for controlling proportions of intensities of polarization components of the polarized lights incident from the former half-wavelength plate; a dichroic mirror for separating the polarized lights incident from the latter half-wavelength plate; a phosphor plate for emitting light, upon being excited by the polarized light having been separated by the dichroic mirror.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217482

Projector including phosphor

A projector includes a light source unit, a spatial light modulator configured to control light from the light source unit for each pixel to form an optical image, and a projection optical system configured to project the optical image formed by the spatial light modulator onto a target. The light source unit includes a solid-state light source and a wavelength convertor. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217447

Backlight module for liquid crystal display device

A backlight module for a liquid crystal display includes: leds; led drivers; a controller that outputs data and the latch signal to the led drivers; data lines for transmitting the data; and latch signal lines for transmitting the latch signal. The latch signal lines are wired according to each of a plurality of first groups obtained by dividing led drivers. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217432

Liquid crystal display device

A liquid crystal display device includes a plurality of display panels which are disposed so as to overlap each other, each of the display panels displaying an image. The liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate; a second substrate disposed opposite to the first substrate in a first direction; a first liquid crystal layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate; a third substrate disposed opposite to the first substrate in a second direction that is an opposite direction to the first direction; and a second liquid crystal layer disposed between the first substrate and the third substrate.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217424

Liquid crystal display device and the method of manufacturing the same

A liquid crystal display device in which a plurality of display panels are disposed so as to overlap each other and which displays an image on each of the plurality of display panels. The liquid crystal display device includes a first display panel; and a second display panel disposed so as to overlap the first display panel. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217381

Display device

A display device displays video for a virtual image. The display device includes a video generation unit generates image light representing the video, a concave mirror has a reflective surface on which the image light is reflected, and a support mechanism adjusts a position of the concave mirror. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217258

Imaging system

An imaging system includes a light-emitting device, an image sensor, and a control circuit. The light-emitting device includes a light source, a first waveguide that propagates light from the light source by means of total reflection, a second waveguide, and a first adjustment element. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217248

Positioning sensor, sensor, and method

A positioning sensor includes m receiving antennas connected to a feeder circuit and n variable loads, and a receiver that receives a first signal via the m receiving antennas. The positioning sensor further includes a memory that stores a first signal strength value of a first signal that the receiver receives when a variable load varies in value, and a processor that calculates a second signal strength value from a complex propagation channel, searches for a complex propagation channel candidate that has a minimum difference between a first signal strength and a second signal strength, determines the complex propagation channel candidate to be a complex propagation channel when the receiver receives the first signal, and estimates an incoming direction of the first signal from the determined complex propagation channel.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180217081

Method for measuring hematocrit value of blood sample, method for measuring concentration of analyte in blood sample, sensor chip and sensor unit

Voltage is applied across a counter electrode and a working electrode, with which a blood sample is in contact, in such a state that an oxidant in a redox substance is not substantially in contact with a working electrode but is in contact with a counter electrode and a reductant is not substantially in contact with the counter electrode but is in contact with the working electrode, whereby the reductant and the oxidant are respectively oxidized and reduced to measure current produced upon the oxidation and reduction. According to the above constitution, while lowering the voltage applied across the working electrode and the counter electrode, the hct value of the blood sample can be measured stably with a satisfactory detection sensitivity. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180216947

Vehicle control apparatus and vehicle control method

When a vehicle that can travel autonomously is dropped off, a vehicle control apparatus causes the vehicle to move to a standby place by traveling autonomously. Specifically, when the vehicle is dropped off, the vehicle control apparatus determines a moving destination among standby places, based on the current location of the vehicle, and the locations of the standby places, and vehicle-demand prediction information, and instructs the vehicle to move to the determined moving destination.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180216811

Light source device and projection device

A light source device includes: a holder that has a first surface and a second surface located higher than the first surface, and is an integral structure; a semiconductor light-emitting device on the first surface; an optical element unit that is disposed above the semiconductor light-emitting device, and has a reflective surface that inclines with respect to the first surface and reflects emitted light from the semiconductor light-emitting device; and a phosphor optical element that is disposed on the second surface and irradiated with reflected light from the optical element unit.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180216803

Mounting substrate, light-emitting apparatus, and illumination apparatus

A mounting substrate includes: a substrate; a first terminal, a fifth terminal, and a sixth terminal which are disposed in a first region; a second terminal disposed in a second region; a third terminal and a seventh terminal which are disposed in a third region; and a fourth terminal disposed in a fourth region. The mounting substrate includes: a first connecting line which electrically connects the fifth terminal and the second terminal; a second connecting line which electrically connects the sixth terminal and the third terminal; and a third connecting line which electrically connects the seventh terminal and the fourth terminal.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180216800

Wavelength conversion element and light emitting device

A wavelength conversion element includes a support member having a supporting surface, and a wavelength converter disposed above the supporting surface. The wavelength converter contains first fluorescent particles which absorb excitation light and generate fluorescence (second radiation light), and a transparent binder which bonds the first fluorescent particles, and has a joint surface facing supporting surface, and an incident surface disposed opposite to the joint surface, the excitation light entering the incident surface. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180216609

Closed compressor and refrigeration device

A stator of an outer-rotor type motor is fixed to a stator fixing member, and the stator fixing member is fixed to a member (cylinder block) of a compression element, which has a main bearing. Further, an auxiliary bearing is configured to be separate from the stator fixing member and is fixed to the stator fixing member. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180216376

Handle and freezer

A handle is provided with a main unit base having an engaging pin, a door base having a rotating shaft, a knob portion, and a rotation stopper. The knob portion has an engaging groove. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180216002

Fiber light source including phosphor

A fiber light source includes a solid-state light source, a wavelength convertor, and an optical fiber. The solid-state light source is configured to emit first light, the first light including blue light with a peak wavelength in a range of 430 to 470 nm, inclusive, and green light with a peak wavelength in a range of 480 to 550 nm, inclusive. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215942

Ionic liquid composition and method for dissolving cellulose using the same

The present invention provides an ionic liquid composition containing an ionic liquid and water. The ionic liquid composition does not contain an enzyme capable of hydrolyzing cellulose. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215376

Control device, control method, and recording medium having program recorded thereon for automatic driving vehicle

A control device of an automatic driving vehicle identifies an object, based on an image. The control device decides a first prohibited area, based on the object. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215315

Electron mirror device

An electronic mirror device is attached to a vehicle interior and is used for rearward visual recognition. The electronic mirror device includes an optical member that reflects incident light from a front surface side and transmits incident light from a rear surface side, and an liquid crystal display that includes a liquid crystal panel disposed on the rear surface side of the optical member and a backlight that irradiates the liquid crystal panel with light, and displays an image of a rear view of the vehicle. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215308

Vehicle front lamp

Provided is a vehicle front lamp for use in a vehicle, including: a first white light source that emits first white light; a second white light source that emits second white light having a feeling of contrast index different from that of the first white light by at least 10; and a controller that controls light intensity of the first white light and light intensity of the second white light, in which chromaticity of the first white light and chromaticity of the second white light are each within a 5-step macadam ellipse, the first white light source and the second white light source are disposed in the vehicle front lamp so that the first white light and the second white light overlap each other on a certain illuminated surface, and the controller temporally changes a light intensity ratio between the first white light and the second white light.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215277

Power transmission device

A power transmission device is configured to transmit power underwater to an underwater vehicle having a power reception coil. The power transmission device includes a power transmission coil configured to transmit power to the power reception coil through a magnetic field, a power transmission unit configured to transmit an alternating current voltage having a frequency a 10 khz or lower to the power transmission coil, and a first capacitor connected to the power transmission coil and configured to form a resonance circuit resonating at the frequency with the power transmission coil.. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180215137

Screen printing apparatus and screen printing method

A screen printing apparatus includes: a mask guide; a mask moving mechanism; and a squeegeeing mechanism. The mask guide is provided with a mask standby position, a printing-job performing position, and a mask shelter position in this order from a first end to a second end of the mask guide. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180214948

Method for manufacturing three-dimensional shaped object and three-dimensional shaped object

In order to provide a manufacturing method of the three-dimensional shaped object having a more proper heat property to be used as a metal mold, there is provided a method for manufacturing a three-dimensional shaped object by alternate repetition of a powder-layer forming and a solidified-layer forming, the repetition comprising: (i) forming a solidified layer by irradiating a predetermined portion of a powder layer with a light beam, thereby allowing a sintering of the powder in the predetermined portion or a melting and subsequent solidification of the powder; and (ii) forming another solidified layer by forming a new powder layer on the formed solidified layer, followed by irradiation of a predetermined portion of the newly formed powder layer with the light beam, wherein the three-dimensional shaped object is manufactured such that it has a heat source element in the three-dimensional shaped object, and also has a surface in a form of a concavity-convexity, and wherein a main surface of the heat source element and the surface of the concavity-convexity have the same shape as each other.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180214819

Flux recovery device, and reflow apparatus and gas exchange method using the same

A flux recovery device recovers a vaporized flux being generated at a time of soldering an electronic circuit board on which electronic components are placed. The flux recovery device includes a first pipe, a dust collector, and a current controller. ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180214663

Lighting system and information presentation method

A lighting system includes a light source unit; an irradiation controller that forms a first area in a space by causing the light source unit to emit first light according to a first irradiation schedule, and simultaneously with the formation of the first area, forms a second area in the space by causing the light source unit to emit second light according to a second irradiation schedule; a communicator that acquires health condition information indicating the health condition of a user; a judgment unit that judges whether the user is a first subject targeted for irradiation with the first light or a second subject targeted for irradiation with the second light, on the basis of the acquired health condition information; and a presentation unit that presents whether the user is the first subject or the second subject, on the basis of the judgment.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180214231

Sensor storage container

This sensor storage container comprises a bottomed cylindrical container body (1) having an opening in its top face, an opening/closing lid (2) provided to the opening of the container body (1) in an openable/closable manner, and an inner case (7) that is open at its top face and provided within the container body (1). The opening/closing lid (2) is linked to the container body (1) via a hinge portion (3), at the peripheral edge of the opening of the container body (1). ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180213624

Lighting apparatus

A lighting apparatus includes: first light emitting elements; second light emitting elements having chromaticity values in a same chromaticity range as the first light emitting elements; and a control circuit including a mode switch for controlling the first light emitting elements and the second light emitting elements separately. The control circuit selectively executes a first mode which causes the first light emitting elements to emit light and a second mode which causes the first light emitting elements and the second light emitting elements to emit light. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180213623

Lighting apparatus

A lighting apparatus includes first light emitting elements and second light emitting elements, and a control circuit. The first light emitting elements the second light emitting elements are dispersedly disposed in a predetermined region. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180213597

Autonomous mobile robot, movement control method, movement control program, and system

A mobile body includes a direction identifying unit that identifies a direction in which a communication target mobile body is positioned and a control unit that moves the mobile body by a first control amount indicating a pair consisting of a first absolute velocity value and a first velocity direction. Upon detecting that predetermined information is no longer received from the communication target mobile body, the control unit determines a second control amount by which the autonomous mobile robot is to be moved in the direction identified by the direction identifying unit and which indicates a pair consisting of a second absolute velocity value and a second velocity direction, and the control unit generates a second control command to switch the first control amount to the second control amount and move the autonomous mobile robot and outputs the generated second control command to a drive unit.. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180213571

User equipment, enodeb and wireless communication method

Provided are a user equipment (ue), an enode b (enb) and a wireless communication method for licensed-assisted access (laa). A ue for laa according to one embodiment can comprise: a first circuit operative to perform a first listen-before-talk (lbt) in a system bandwidth; a second circuit operative to perform a second lbt in an allocated bandwidth; and a transmitter operative to transmit a signal in the allocated bandwidth if the first lbt is unsuccessful and the second lbt is successful.. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180213362

Method, controller, telepresence robot, and storage medium for controlling communications between first communication device and second communication devices

A communication controlling method includes: (a) receiving, from second communication devices, device identification information items for identifying the second communication devices, and situation information items for grasping situations around the second communication devices; (b) when at least one of the received situation information items includes an information item on a user, updating a neighborhood information database indicating which second communication device is around which user, based on the information item on the user and the at least one of the device identification information items; (c) when receiving a request for connection to a target user from the first communication device, selecting, from among the second communication devices, a second communication device present around the target user with reference to the neighborhood information database; and (d) communicably connecting the selected second communication device and the first communication device.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180213323

Sound pickup device and imaging device using same

A sound pickup device includes a housing having a porous exterior surface, main microphones, a reference microphone disposed near the main microphones, a first support member, a second support member, a first blocking member that blocks between the inside of the housing and the insides of the main microphones, a second blocking member that blocks between the outside of housing and the inside of the reference microphone, and a third blocking member that blocks between the inside of the housing and the inside of the reference microphone.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180213265

Video transmission method, video reception method, video transmission apparatus, and video reception apparatus

A video transmission method according to the present disclosure includes: generating a transmission signal including, in a time series, first video data having a first luminance dynamic range and second video data having a second luminance dynamic range wider than the first luminance dynamic range; and transmitting the transmission signal generated. In the generating of the transmission signal, a signal level corresponding to a luminance value is limited to a value lower than a limit value that is predetermined, in a transition period provided for switching from one of the first video data and the second video data to the other.. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180212811

Transmission method and transmission apparatus for packet format detection

A transmission apparatus of the present disclosure comprises a packet generator which, in operation, generates a packet and a transmitter which, in operation, transmits the generated packet. The packet includes a legacy short training field, a legacy long training field, a legacy signal field (l-sig), a repeated legacy signal field (rl-sig), a first non-legacy signal field, a second non-legacy signal field, a non-legacy short training field, a non-legacy long training field and a data field, wherein the second non-legacy signal field is optionally present. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180212794

Layout creation method and light position registration system

Provided is a layout creation method for creating a layout of apparatuses disposed in a space (such as lighting devices, air conditioners, and switches). The layout creation method includes: obtaining reference coordinates through a portable terminal having a position sensing function; and for each of the apparatuses, obtaining position coordinates corresponding to the apparatus as coordinates relative to the reference coordinates through the portable terminal, and storing the position coordinates on the portable terminal in association with a type of the apparatus.. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180212684

Transmitting method, transmitting apparatus, and program

A transmitting method for enabling transmission of a visible light signal in short time includes: determining a pattern of change in luminance of the light emitter by modulating a signal; and transmitting the visible light signal by changing luminance of a red color represented by a light source according to the determined pattern. The visible light signal includes data, a preamble, and a payload. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180212509

Switching circuit

A switching circuit includes: a drive power supply; a first transistor and a second transistor; a drive signal source; and a drive circuit. Each of the first transistor and the second transistor includes: a drain electrode and a source electrode in which a main current flows when a corresponding one of the first transistor and the second transistor is on; a first source terminal for passing the main current; and a second source terminal. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180212398

Light source device and projection device

A light source device includes: a semiconductor light emitting element (laser element); an optical element that has a plurality of lens regions which are a plurality of divided regions, and that changes an intensity distribution of a light beam emitted from the semiconductor light emitting element, by the plurality of lens regions; and a phosphor element that emits light having, as excitation light, the light which has had the intensity distribution changed by the optical element. The phosphor element is disposed so that a light emitting surface of the phosphor element is inclined with respect to a plane having an optical axis of the excitation light as a normal line, the plurality of lens regions have respective first focal points different from each other, and light beams incident on the plurality of lens regions and focused on the first focal points overlap on the light emitting surface of the phosphor element.. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180212284

Battery system

A battery system includes a container including a first outlet; a power generation element contained in the container and disposed inside the container; a measurement unit that measures a gas concentration inside the container; a first opening and closing unit connected to the first outlet; and a control unit that controls the first opening and closing unit. The measurement unit measures the gas concentration while the first opening and closing unit is in a closed state, and the control unit sets the first opening and closing unit to an open state after the gas concentration has exceeded a first threshold.. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180212278

Battery management system

A battery management system includes a circuit board having a first region provided with a voltage measuring unit, a second region provided with a controller, a relay region that is disposed at a first insulation distance from the first region and at a second insulation distance from the second region, and a third region provided with an interface connecting unit. The third region is disposed at a third insulation distance from the second region. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180212269

Nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery

It is an object of the present disclosure to provide a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery with improved room-temperature regeneration. The present disclosure provides a nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery that includes an electrode assembly having a structure in which a positive plate and a negative plate are stacked with a separator therebetween and also includes a nonaqueous electrolyte. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180212245

Method for manufacturing electrochemical device, and electrochemical device

A method for manufacturing an electrochemical device includes the following steps: a step of preparing a positive electrode, the positive electrode including a first current collector and a positive electrode layer containing a conductive polymer; a step of preparing a negative electrode, the negative electrode including a second current collector and a negative electrode layer; and a step of sealing the positive electrode, the negative electrode, and an electrolytic solution in an exterior body. The step of preparing the positive electrode includes a step of holding the positive electrode in depressurized atmosphere and then introducing gas containing co2 as a primary component into the depressurized atmosphere.. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180212196

Light-emitting device

A light-emitting device includes: a light-emitting layer; a first layer located on a light-emitting side of the light-emitting layer; and a second layer located on a light-emitting side of the first layer, and in contact with the first layer. A concavo-convex structure composed of a plurality of convex portions having two or more steps is formed at a boundary between the first layer and the second layer, a refractive index of the first layer is higher than a refractive index of the second layer, and a concavo-convex pattern of the concavo-convex structure is a pattern formed by a space-filling curve or a fractal tiling pattern.. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180212112

Light-emitting apparatus including phosphor

A light-emitting apparatus includes: a solid-state light source; and a wavelength convertor. The solid-state light source emits first light including green light with a peak wavelength in a range of 480 to 550 nm, inclusive. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180211878

Semiconductor device

A semiconductor device includes: a first bidirectional switch element including a first gate electrode, a second gate electrode, a first electrode, and a second electrode; a first field-effect transistor including a third gate electrode, a third electrode, and a fourth electrode; and a second field-effect transistor including a fourth gate electrode, a fifth electrode, and a sixth electrode. The first electrode is electrically connected to the third gate electrode, the first gate electrode is electrically connected to the third electrode, the second electrode is electrically connected to the fourth gate electrode, the second gate electrode is electrically connected to the fifth electrode, and the fourth electrode is electrically connected to the sixth electrode.. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180211855

Substrate heating apparatus, substrate heating method and method of manufacturing electronic device

To provide a substrate heating apparatus, a substrate heating method and a method of manufacturing an electronic device having excellent uniformity at the time of processing the substrate by a linear heat source. A substrate heating apparatus including a substrate holding tool holding a substrate as a processed object, a heat source heating the substrate held by the substrate holding tool by a linear heating portion, a moving mechanism allowing the substrate holding tool and the heat source to relatively move in a direction orthogonal to a longitudinal direction of the linear heating portion of the heat source and a cooling mechanism arranged in the substrate holding tool and contacting the substrate to cool an outer peripheral portion of the substrate, in which the cooling mechanism has a distribution in cooling ability according to a position of the substrate.. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180211782

Film capacitor and method for manufacturing film capacitor

A film capacitor includes a capacitor unit, and outer packaging resin covering the capacitor unit. The capacitor unit includes a capacitor group, a first bus bar, a second bus bar, and a fixation portion. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180211748

Resistor and method for manufacturing same

A resistor includes a resistive element, a protective film, and a pair of electrodes. The resistive element is made of a metal plate. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180211647

Active noise reduction device, vehicle, and abnormality determination method

An active noise reduction device reduces noise in a space within a vehicle body. The active noise reduction device includes a first input unit, a signal processor, and an abnormality determiner. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180211205

Goods monitoring device, goods monitoring system, and goods monitoring method

This device is configured to include a state monitoring area setter that sets a state monitoring area on the image of the display area, an item detector that detects item displayed in the state monitoring area, based on the image of the display area, a display state determinator that determines a display state of item in the state monitoring area, based on a detection result by the item detector, and a display screen generator that generates a monitoring screen including a monitoring image in which a display state displaying image representing the display state of item in the state monitoring area is superimposed on the image of the display area, based on a determination result by the display state determinator.. . ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180211098

Facial authentication device

A facial authentication device (100) includes an image corrector (107) that estimates an orientation of a face based on a center position of the face and a position of imaging unit (101) to correct an image distortion including optical axis deviation with respect to visible light image data such that the orientation of the face coincides with an optical axis direction of imaging unit (101), and a feature amount calculator (105) that extracts a face portion from the image data captured by the imaging unit (101) and calculates a feature amount of the face to output to the image corrector (107), and calculates the feature amount of the face from the image data corrected by the image corrector (107) to output to a face collator (109).. . ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180210455

Robot and method for controlling the same

A robot and a method for controlling the robot are provided, each of which prevents the robot from hitting an obstacle when autonomous movement of the robot is controlled using an oss. The method for controlling a robot including a plurality of rangefinder sensors, the robot being configured to autonomously move based on a map created using one or more measurement data portions of the plurality of rangefinder sensors. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180210247

Liquid crystal display device

A liquid crystal display device includes: a first display panel displaying a color image; and a second display panel displaying a monochrome image. Each of the first and the second display panels includes: source lines extending in a first direction; gate lines extending in a second direction; pixels; and pixel electrodes. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180210185

Image generating apparatus and image generating method

An image generating apparatus is provided with a first light source and a second light source, an image sensor, a mask including a light-transmitting part and a light-blocking part, and a dark image processing unit. The image sensor acquires a first image of the material when illuminated by the first light source, and acquires a second image of the material when illuminated by the second light source. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209936

Electrochemical measurement device and electrochemical measurement system

An electrochemical measurement device is configured to measure an activity of a biological sample with a measuring liquid having conductivity. The device includes a plate having first and second wells provided therein, a measuring electrode disposed inside the first well, and a first placement portion provided configured to have the biological sample placed thereon. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209898

Vegetation index calculation method and vegetation index calculation device

A vegetation index calculation method is a method for calculating a vegetation index indicating a vegetation state in an earth's surface using an imaging unit and a flight vehicle, and the vegetation index calculation method includes an illumination spectrum acquisition step of acquiring a spectrum of illumination light with which the earth's surface is irradiated and a reflection spectrum acquisition step of acquiring a reflection spectrum of the earth's surface by the illumination light. The vegetation index calculation method also includes a calibration step of calibrating the reflection spectrum using the illumination spectrum and a step of calculating the vegetation index of the earth's surface based on a calibrated spectrum obtained through the calibration step.. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209883

Rigidity measurement apparatus and rigidity measurement method

A rigidity measurement apparatus is a rigidity measurement apparatus that measures rigidity of an object to be measured and includes a load estimator, a displacement calculator, and a rigidity calculator. The load estimator estimates a load applied to a measurement point set on the object to be measured by using a captured image of the object to be measured. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209066

Rutile-type niobium oxynitride, method for producing same, and semiconductor structure

The present disclosure provides a rutile-type niobium oxynitride having a rutile-type crystal structure and represented by the chemical formula nbon. The present disclosure also provides a semiconductor structure (100) including: a substrate (110) having at least one principal surface composed of a rutile-type compound having a rutile-type crystal structure; and a niobium oxynitride (for example, a rutile-type niobium oxynitride film (120)) grown on the one principal surface of the substrate (110), the niobium oxynitride having a rutile-type crystal structure and being represented by the chemical formula nbon.. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180209065

Anatase-type niobium oxynitride, method for producing same, and semiconductor structure

The present disclosure provides an anatase-type niobium oxynitride having an anatase-type crystal structure and represented by the chemical formula nbon. The present disclosure also provides a semiconductor structure (100) including: a substrate (110) having at least one principal surface composed of a perovskite-type compound having a perovskite-type crystal structure; and a niobium oxynitride (for example, an anatase-type niobium oxynitride film (120)) grown on the one principal surface of the substrate (110), the niobium oxynitride having an anatase-type crystal structure and being represented by the chemical formula nbon.. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180208961

Method for determining whether or not test sample contains exserohilum phytopathogenic fungus

The present invention provides a method for determining whether or not a test sample contains an exserohilum phytopathogenic fungus. The method comprises: (a) putting the test sample on a front surface of a cellulose film having no through hole; (b) leaving the test sample at rest for a predetermined time; (c) observing a back surface of the cellulose film; and (d) determining that the test sample contains the exserohilum phytopathogenic fungus, if a fungus which has penetrated the cellulose film is found on the back surface of the cellulose film in the step (c). ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180208960

Method for determining whether or not test sample contains phytopathogenic fungus

The present invention provides a method for determining whether or not a test sample contains at least one phytopathogenic fungus selected from the group consisting of gibberella fujikuroi, fusarium avenaceum, and glomerella tucumanensis. The method according to the present invention comprises: (a) putting the test sample on a front surface of a cellulose film; wherein the cellulose film has a thickness of not less than 0.5 micrometers and not more than 3.7 micrometers; (b) leaving the test sample at rest for not less than 4 hours and not more than 8 hours after the step (a); (c) observing a back surface of the film after the step (b); and (d) determining that the test sample contains at least one phytopathogenic fungus selected from the group consisting of gibberella fujikuroi, fusarium avenaceum, and glomerella tucumanensis, if a fungus is found on the back surface of the film in the step (c).. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180207818

Attachment of electric hair trimmer

An attachment of an electric hair trimmer according to the present disclosure is mountable on an electric hair trimmer, and a cutting length which is a length of hair introduced between a fixed blade and a movable blade is adjustable. The attachment of the electric hair trimmer according to the present disclosure includes: a mounting portion which is mounted on a head portion so as to cover a head portion; a slide portion which is mounted on the mounting portion in a slidable manner with respect to the mounting portion such that the cutting length is changed; and a comb which is provided on the slide portion so as to guide hair between the fixed blade and the movable blade.. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180207817

Electric hair cutter

An electric hair cutter includes a motion conversion mechanism that converts rotary motion of an output shaft of an electric motor into reciprocating linear motion and a movable blade driven by reciprocating linear motion of the motion conversion mechanism. The motion conversion mechanism includes a first conversion portion, converting rotary motion of the output shaft into reciprocating rotary motion about a first axis, a second conversion portion, converting the reciprocating rotary motion into reciprocating linear motion, and an output portion, coupling the second conversion portion to the movable blade. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180207739

Arc welding method and arc welding device

A base material is welded by a first welding method in a case where a welding parameter related to heat input to the base material is less than a first threshold value. The base material is welded by a second welding method in a case where the welding parameter is less than a second threshold value and is more than the first threshold value. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180207635

Analysis container

An analysis container comprises a main body; a first chamber that is provided inside the main body and holds a liquid sample; a second chamber; a liquid passage; and an air passage. The liquid passage connects the first chamber and the second chamber, and moves the liquid sample from the first chamber to the second chamber. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180206713

Endoscope lighting device

An endoscope lighting device to be used for an endoscope is provided. The endoscope lighting device includes a housing. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180206686

Autonomous travel-type cleaner

Once it is determined in step s2 that a corner has been detected, a control unit causes a body to perform a reciprocating motion and initiate corner cleaning in step s3. Then, once it is determined in step s4 that a rubbish detection sensor detects no rubbish, the corner cleaning is terminated in step s6. ... Panasonic Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180206618

Makeup part generating apparatus and makeup part generating method

A makeup part generating apparatusis an apparatus for generating a makeup part image to be overlaid on a facial image, and the apparatus includes: a generation-side information acquiring unit (an information acquiring circuitry) that acquires, from a place on a communication network, common attribute information representing a format of part information defining a makeup part image; a part information generator (a makeup part generator) that generates the makeup part; image and a part information generatorthat generates, according to the format represented by the acquired common attribute information, the part information defining the generated makeup part.. . ... Panasonic Corporation








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