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Mounting head and surface mounter

. . A mounting head includes a pickup nozzle, a shaft member having a cylindrical shape and movable in an axial direction thereof to switch pressure applied to the pickup nozzle between negative and positive pressures, and a drive unit including a drive source, a movable portion movable in the axial direction using drive source power, and a cam follower on the movable portion. The shaft member has two opposing portions extending in a direction intersecting the axial direction and facing each other with a space therebetween, with the cam follower between the two opposing portions. ... Yamaha Corporation

Tape processing method and tape repair member

A tape processing method of reusing an opened component supplying tape used in a tape feeder which conveys the component supplying tape provided with a carrier tape including a plurality of component storing portions and a cover tape toward a component take out position, the tape feeder being configured to open a cover tape and convey the component supplying tape. The method includes steps of: repairing the component supplying tape by closing an opened portion of the cover tape and fixing by a repair tape to be returned to a state in which the component storing portion is covered by the cover tape; and cutting the component supplying tape at a predetermined cut position far away toward a downstream side in the conveying direction from a position of a head component located at the most downstream side in the conveying direction.. ... Yamaha Corporation

Acoustic processing device

An acoustic processing device includes: a plurality of loudspeaker units that output sound; and a mechanism that is configured to be capable of changing a distance between the loudspeaker units.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

Audio device, audio system, and channel distribution method

An audio device comprising: at least one processing circuit configured to implement stored instructions and execute a plurality of tasks, wherein the plurality of tasks include: a reading task that, from a medium that stores channel information, reads the channel information; an obtaining task that obtains individual identification information of an own device; a transmitting task that transmits the channel information read from the medium and the individual identification information to a content output device that outputs content including a plurality of channels; and a receiving task that receives at least one channel in the content.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

Acoustic system, headphone device, loudspeaker device, and acoustic output method

A loudspeaker device includes: an output control unit that causes a sound to be output from a loudspeaker in a case where a headphone device and the loudspeaker device are connected to each other. The sound is generated based on sound data transmitted from the headphone device that has received the sound data through wireless communication from a sound output device. ... Yamaha Corporation

Audio device, speaker device, and audio signal processing method

An audio device includes: a first detector configured to detect a volume of a first audio signal; and a low-frequency component adjuster configured to generate a second audio signal in which a level of a low-frequency component of the first audio signal is adjusted based on the volume detected by the first detector.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

User interface device and method, and sound-enabled operation system

A user interface device includes a sound input unit which acquires an inputted sound, a sound recognition unit which acquires a result of predetermined recognition processing on the acquired sound, a speech generation unit which generates a speech corresponding to the result of the recognition processing, and a speech output unit which outputs the speech generated by the speech generation unit.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and information processing method

A playback device capable of playing a predetermined sound at timing on the basis of an instruction of a user, even in a device in which the playback device does not have an alarm function is provided. An information processing apparatus includes at least one processing circuit configured to implement stored instructions and execute a plurality of tasks, and the plurality of tasks include: an acquisition task that acquires event information as a trigger; and a transmission task that transmits first instruction information that causes a predetermined sound to be played or play data that causes a predetermined sound to be played, to a playback device, at timing on a basis of the event information acquired by the acquisition task.. ... Yamaha Corporation

Electronic instrument controller

An electronic instrument controller is provided. The device includes: a display screen having a touch panel type of input device; a means configured to establish a connection with an electronic instrument; a means configured to, according to an input operation performed on the display screen, select an operator from an operator group image that is displayed on the display screen as a mockup of an operator group of the electronic instrument; a means configured to, according to an input operation performed on the display screen, switch a selection reception unit from the operator group image to an operator of the electronic instrument; a means configured to receive an operation signal from the electronic instrument; and a means configured to, upon reception of the operation signal, display an indication that an operator from the operator group image corresponding to an operated operator of the electronic instrument is selected.. ... Yamaha Corporation

Fixing member and extendable member provided with the fixing member

A fixing member includes a supporting member that supports a first bar member in the longwise direction thereof; a pivoting member that has an opening portion that the first bar member penetrates and that is attached to the supporting member to freely pivot about a rotation axis that is perpendicular to the longwise direction of the first bar member; and a fastening member that causes the pivoting member to pivot centered on the rotation axis, in which the pivoting member does not make contact with the first bar member when in a first position; the pivoting member makes contact with the first bar member when in a second position; and the fastening member fixes the pivoting member to either the first position or the second position.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

Watercraft

A watercraft includes a transversely leftward moving switch and a transversely rightward moving switch attached to a steering wheel. A controller is configured or programmed to control a marine propulsion device so as to move a vessel body of the watercraft transversely leftward when the transversely leftward moving switch is operated. ... Yamaha Corporation

Electrically power assisted wheelchair and method of controlling electrically power assisted wheelchair

An electrically power assisted wheelchair includes a hand rim, a wheel that is rotated by receiving a torque applied to the hand rim, and a drive controller configured or programmed to apply auxiliary power to the wheel based on the torque applied to the hand rim. The drive controller is configured or programmed to decelerate rotation of the wheel when the wheel is rotating and no torque is applied to the hand rim in a brake mode in which a brake torque acting in a direction reverse to a rotation direction of the wheel is applied to the wheel.. ... Yamaha Corporation

Filter removal method, filter mounting method, filter exchange method, filter exchange device and component mounting device

A filter removal method for removing a filter held in a filter holding space provided in a tip part of a nozzle shaft in a component suction head, in which a suction nozzle is detachably attached to the tip part of the nozzle shaft, from the component suction head. The method comprises a deforming step of compressing and deforming the filter in the filter holding space, and a discharging step of discharging the compressed and deformed filter from the filter holding space.. ... Yamaha Corporation

Rotary head and surface mounter

A rotary head of a surface mounter includes a rotating body, an n-shaft servo motor configured to rotate and drive the rotating body, and a plurality of suction nozzles attached to the rotating body in such a manner as to be movable in a direction of a rotation axis. The plurality of suction nozzles are arranged on the circumference of a circle with the rotation axis as the center, and the plurality of suction nozzles are configured to hold and release a component. ... Yamaha Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180270599

Speaker location identifying system, speaker location identifying device, and speaker location identifying method

A speaker location identifying system includes a camera which acquires a photographed image. The speaker location system recognizes an image of a speaker included in the photographed image, specifies a position of the speaker, based on a position and size in the photographed image of the recognized speaker, and decides a parameter of an audio signal outputted to the speaker, based on the specified position of the speaker.. ... Yamaha Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180270575

Content playback device, method, and content playback system

A method includes causing a first content playback device to acquire device identification information of a second content playback device, causing the first content playback device to transmit a state control command to switch the second content playback device between an inactive state and an active state to the second content playback device, using the device identification information, when the first content playback device switches between an inactive state and an active state, and forming a link state so that the first content playback device, which is a master device, distributes content data to the second content playback device, which is a client device, and so that the first content playback device and the second content playback device collaboratively play back content.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180269698

Protection circuit and battery pack of lithium-ion secondary battery

Provided is a protection circuit of a lithium-ion secondary battery that, when reaching overdischarging, can suppress any more progress of the overdischarging with a versatile approach and at low costs. A protection circuit of a lithium-ion secondary battery includes: a controlling ic that is driven by electric power of the lithium-ion secondary battery, and configured to detect at least a voltage of the lithium-ion secondary battery; and an interrupting circuit including at least a fuse and a switch, the fuse being arranged between the lithium-ion secondary battery and the controlling ic, the switch being arranged so as to allow a current capable of blowing the fuse to flow from the lithium-ion secondary battery to the fuse when the switch is turned on.. ... Yamaha Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180268795

Automatic accompaniment apparatus and automatic accompaniment method

An automatic accompaniment apparatus including a determiner that determines a current position in a music piece in progress, a selector that selects an accompaniment element data set to be used out of a plurality of accompaniment element data sets every time the determined current position arrives at a predetermined switching position, an accompaniment data generator that generates accompaniment data indicating automatic accompaniment based on the selected accompaniment element data set, a calculator that calculates time information corresponding to a time required until the determined current position arrives at a next switching position, and a display controller that controls a display to display arrival advance notice information indicating the calculated time information.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180267093

Disconnection detecting device, signal processing unit and disconnection detection method

A disconnection detecting device includes a confirmation signal outputting module configured to cause a transmission sound signal to be outputted from a signal processing unit, and a detector. The transmission sound signal includes a confirmation signal having a frequency that differs from a frequency band for use in communicating information contained in the transmission sound signal that is sent from the signal processing unit to a communication unit. ... Yamaha Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180266281

Valve mechanism of engine

A valve mechanism for an engine includes a camshaft, a rocker arm, a synchronization cam that rotates in synchronism with a valve driving cam, and a switch assembly that switches the driving state of an intake valve or an exhaust valve when a cam follower is pressed by the synchronization cam. The synchronization cam presses the cam follower at a time when the intake valve or the exhaust valve is closed. ... Yamaha Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180265158

Leaning vehicle

A leaning vehicle includes: a body frame; a right wheel and a left wheel; a linkage mechanism including arms rotatably supported on the body frame; a left-right tilt angle control mechanism configured to control a tilt angle of the body frame in a left direction or in the right direction by adjusting a rotation of the arms with respect to the body frame; and a control section. The control section controls the left-right tilt angle control mechanism to change the tilt angle of the body frame in the left direction or in the right direction in accordance with an input to the leaning vehicle from a rider while the leaning vehicle is stopped.. ... Yamaha Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180265157

Leaning vehicle

A leaning vehicle includes a linkage mechanism including arms rotatably supported on a body frame, a left-right tilt angle control mechanism configured to control a tilt angle of the body frame by adjusting a rotation of the arms with respect to the body frame, and a control section. The control section controls the left-right tilt angle control mechanism to cause the tilt angle of the body frame to approach a target value based on information on at least a vehicle speed. ... Yamaha Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180265156

Vehicle with lean control

A vehicle with two front wheels includes an eps that makes it difficult for a rider to feel a sensation of physical disorder while realizing a vertical angle suppression function. The eps is configured to apply an assisting force to a steering effort transmission mechanism. ... Yamaha Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180265117

Leaning vehicle

A leaning vehicle includes a body frame, a steered wheel and a non-steered wheel, a motor that applies a steering force to steer the steered wheel, a left-right-tilt-angle-detection-section that detects a left-right tilt angle of the body frame, and a control device that controls a motor that applies a steering force to the steered wheel. The control device causes the motor to output a steering force to steer the steered wheel in a direction that causes the leaning vehicle to turn rightward in a case where the body frame tilts rightward in accordance with the left-right tilt angle, and causes the motor to output a steering force to steer the steered wheel in a direction that causes the leaning vehicle to turn leftward in a case where the body frame tilts leftward in accordance with the left-right tilt angle. ... Yamaha Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180264995

Low-beam-color-temperature-variable headlight unit

A low-beam-color-temperature-variable headlight unit includes a case, a condenser lens, a high-color-temperature light emitting diode, a low-color-temperature light emitting diode, and a low-beam-color-temperature control unit. The high-color-temperature light emitting diode emits high-color-temperature light. ... Yamaha Corporation

09/20/18 / #20180264906

Leaning vehicle

A leaning vehicle includes a body frame, a right wheel and a left wheel, a linkage mechanism including arms rotatably supported on the body frame, buffer devices, a left-right tilt angle control mechanism configured to control a tilt angle of the body frame by adjusting a rotation of the arms with respect to the body frame, a buffer control mechanism configured to suppress motion of the buffer devices, and a control section. The control section determines whether to cause the left-right tilt angle control mechanism to perform roll angle control during traveling toward stop, and performs control of causing the buffer control mechanism to suppress motion of the buffer devices in a period in which the vehicle speed is in at least a part of a low-speed traveling range and in at least a part of a period in which the left-right tilt angle control mechanism.. ... Yamaha Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180254028

Laminated plyboard for musical instrument, method for manufacturing the same, and musical instrument

A laminated plyboard for a musical instrument which reduces a loss of vibration energy due to internal friction while securing high rigidity with inexpensive cost. A laminated plyboard 20 comprises a first layer portion s1 including layers 24 and 25, a second layer portion s2 including layers 26 and 27, and an impregnated layer 21 impregnated with phenol and sandwiched between the first layer portion s1 and the second layer portion s2. ... Yamaha Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180254026

Wind instrument

A wind instrument includes: a tube body; and a plurality of tone hole tubes each having an outer open end formed at the outer periphery of the tube body and an inner open end formed through the outer opening end and opening to the inside of the tube body, wherein at least one of the tube body and the tone hole tube is curved such that the plurality of outer open ends of the plurality of tone hole tubes are disposed so as to be in positions corresponding to respective fingers of the performer, and the plurality of inner open ends are connected at positions that cause the tube body to produce a predetermined pitch.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180251203

Boat and boat maneuvering system

A boat includes a boat body, a propulsion unit, a steering wheel that turns about a first turning axis and has a circular or substantially circular shape or an arcuate or substantially arcuate shape about the first turning axis, and an operator unit on the steering wheel including a first operator which is located in a first direction with respect to the first turning axis and a second operator which is located in a second direction with respect to the first turning axis, and that performs a throttle operation and a shift operation on the propulsion unit.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

09/06/18 / #20180251202

Outboard motor

An outboard motor includes an oil cooler, an engine cooling water passage, an oil cooling water passage, and a water discharge passage. The oil cooler is disposed forward of a crankshaft. ... Yamaha Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180242062

Speaker unit mounting bracket, and installation speaker using the same

An object is to reduce weight load acting on a connecting member that connects a speaker unit and a bracket and keep the weight balance of the right and left of the speaker unit. A speaker unit mounting bracket is provided with a voltage converter, a base plate, and a cover. ... Yamaha Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180240448

Musical sound evaluation device, evaluation criteria generating device, method for evaluating the musical sound and method for generating the evaluation criteria

A musical sound evaluation device includes a musical sound acquisition unit which acquires an inputted musical sound, a feature quantity calculation unit which calculates a feature quantity from the musical sound, a feature quantity distribution data acquisition unit which acquires feature quantity distribution data representing a distribution of respective feature quantities for a plurality of musical sounds previously acquired, an evaluation value calculation unit which calculates an evaluation value for the inputted musical sound based on the feature quantity calculated by the feature quantity calculation unit and the feature quantity distribution data acquired by the feature quantity distribution data acquisition unit, and an evaluation unit which evaluates the musical sound based on the evaluation value.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180240441

String instrument

A string instrument such as an electric guitar is provided involving technologies that enable deterioration in a musical performance to be reduced and also enable a sound quality to be improved. A string instrument according to the present invention includes a weight fixed at one or more positions in a head. ... Yamaha Corporation

08/23/18 / #20180237118

Watercraft control method and watercraft control system

In a first step of a watercraft control method, a command signal to activate an automatic cruise function is received. In a second step, a target vessel velocity of a watercraft is set. ... Yamaha Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180234068

Audio processing apparatus and method for previewing parameter

Each input channel adjusts a level of an audio signal by individual first parameters and outputs the level-adjusted audio signals to individual output routes that include bus channels. Each bus channel mixes the level-adjusted audio signals and processes the mixed audio signal by a second parameter to output to a main output. ... Yamaha Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180233116

Keyboard apparatus

A keyboard apparatus includes a plurality of keys each rotatable with a predetermined stroke, a support assembly which includes a support with one side rotatably arranged with a support rail and a jack with the one side rotatably supported by the support, and rotates with depression of any of the plurality of keys, a hammer unit which is operated by receiving an action of the jack, a shank rail which rotatably supports the hammer unit, and a jack stopper which makes contact with the jack which rotates with the depression of any of the plurality of keys, the jack stopper being placed on a rotation path of the jack and provided to a fixing portion which does not rotate with the depression any of the plurality of keys.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180233114

Support assembly and keyboard apparatus

A support assembly according to one embodiment of the present invention is provided, the support assembly including a jack rotatably supported by a support; a repetition lever rotatably supported with respect to the support; a protrusion disposed at an intersecting portion of the jack and the repetition lever; and a protrusion receiving portion for receiving the protrusion; wherein the protrusion receiving portion defines a movable range of the protrusion and limits a rotation range of the jack.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180232197

Sound signal controlling apparatus, sound signal controlling method, and recording medium

An information processing apparatus includes: an estimator configured to estimate, based on biological information of a human subject, a sleep indicator indicative of a depth of sleep of the human subject; and a volume controller configured to control a volume adjuster that generates a second playback sound signal by adjusting an amplitude of a first playback sound signal, such that the first playback sound signal is adjusted based on the sleep indicator and a volume of an ambient sound in an environment in which the human subject is situated.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231434

Cam angle sensor fault diagnosis apparatus for straddled vehicle, engine system, and straddled vehicle

The present teaching aims to provide: a cam angle sensor fault diagnosis apparatus for straddled vehicle, capable of detecting a fault of a cam angle sensor installed in a straddled vehicle and guessing a fault place; an engine system; and a straddled vehicle. A cam angle sensor fault diagnosis apparatus for straddled vehicle includes: a cam signal receiving unit connected to a signal output line through which a cam angle sensor outputs a cam signal in accordance with the rotation angle, the cam signal receiving unit being configured to receive a cam signal via the signal output line; a state determination unit that determines one or two fault states of the cam angle sensor from a disconnection state, a power supply fault state, and a ground fault state, distinguishably from the other fault states, in accordance with a signal level of a cam signal received by the cam signal receiving unit; and a signal output unit that outputs a fault signal representing the one or two fault states determined by the state determination unit, in such a manner that the fault signal representing the one or two fault states is different from a fault signal representing the other fault states.. ... Yamaha Corporation

08/16/18 / #20180231116

Drive unit for straddled vehicle

A drive unit for a straddled vehicle includes an engine main body unit, a transmission unit, and a shared lubrication oil supply mechanism. The shared lubrication oil supply mechanism includes a first booster pump which pressurizes the shared lubrication oil lubricating both the engine main body unit and the transmission unit and a second booster pump which pressurizes at least part of the shared lubrication oil which has been pressurized by the first booster pump and which is in a positive pressure condition.. ... Yamaha Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180226926

Class d amplifier

. . A class d amplifier includes an output stage that performs a switching operation, a feedback circuit that generates a feedback signal based on the output signal output from the output stage, an integration amplifier that outputs an integrated value signal in response to an input signal and the feedback signal, a comparator that compares the integrated value signal with a standard signal, a driver that controls the output stage based on a signal output from the comparator, a carrier signal generator that generates a carrier signal, a reference signal generator that outputs a reference signal indicating a driving amount for a load at the output stage, and a standard signal switch that switches the standard signal to the carrier signal or a standard potential based on whether a level of the reference signal is smaller than a threshold value.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180226565

Magnetostrictive torque sensor

A low-cost magnetostrictive torque sensor having a high sensitivity is obtained. A torque sensor 10 includes a substrate 12, a magnetostrictive portion 26, a magnetostrictive portion 28, a detection coil 18a, a detection coil 18b, a detection circuit 48, and a detection circuit 50. ... Yamaha Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180225535

Musical score image analyzer and musical score image analyzing method

A musical score image analyzer includes a processor and a memory having stored thereon instructions executable by the processor to cause the musical score image analyzer to perform: detecting musical symbols in a musical score image obtained by capturing a musical score having a plurality of staffs arranged in parallel to each other and the musical symbols respectively disposed in prescribed positions in the staffs; specifying a symbol column having the detected musical symbols which are arranged in a column; calculating an index relating an image capturing based on the symbol column; and instructing a capturing device to perform capturing operation of a still image for the musical score image when the index satisfies a prescribed condition.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180225283

Information management system and information management method

An information management system is a system for identifying related information related to a guidance voice, the system including: a text identifier configured to identify from among multiple different registered texts a registered text that is similar to an input text representative of the guidance voice; and an information generator configured to identify the related information corresponding to a text that is partially different from the registered text identified by the text identifier.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180224342

Magnetostrictive sensor

A magnetostrictive sensor capable of obtaining both enhanced productivity and reduced variations in outputs can be obtained. A torque sensor includes a substrate and a plating film disposed on the outer peripheral surface of the substrate. ... Yamaha Corporation

08/09/18 / #20180222562

Outboard motor and marine vessel

In an outboard motor, one of an engine control unit and a power supply control unit is mounted on a first side surface of an engine, and the other of the engine control unit and the power supply control unit is mounted on an upper surface of the engine.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180220249

Signal processing device, audio signal transfer method, and signal processing system

A signal processing device includes a selector configured to select one of a plurality of methods, in accordance with which a signal generation process is performed for generating a transfer signal in which additional information is added to an audio signal; a signal processor configured to execute the signal generation process of adding the additional information to the audio signal in accordance with the method selected by the selector; and a transferrer configured to transfer to a reproduction device the transfer signal generated by the signal processor.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219856

Device control method, control terminal device and device control system

In a control terminal device for controlling a plurality of devices, when account information is registered in a first device which is one of the plurality of devices, after completion of registration of account information in the first device, a second device in which the account information is not registered is searched, and the account information is registered in the searched second device.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219750

Communication device, communication system, communication method, and program

A communication device includes: a first processing circuit including an acquisition unit that acquires first information via a first network from a first device connected to the first network, the first information being related to the first device; and a storage that stores device information including the acquired first information, the device information being readable from the storage via a second network by a second device connected to the second network, the second network being a network external to the first network.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219638

Audio processing device and audio processing method

An audio processing device has an identification module and an adjustment information acquisition module. The identification module identifies each of the musical instruments that correspond to each of the audio signals. ... Yamaha Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180219521

Sound processing device and sound processing method

A recorded signal representing a recorded sound generated by a sound generation source is reproduced. A type of a sound generation source of a performance sound represented by a performance signal is specified. ... Yamaha Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180218480

Image processing apparatus and image processing method

An image processing apparatus includes a processor and a memory having stored thereon instructions executable by the processor to cause the image processing apparatus to perform: calculating, with respect to each of a plurality of captured images obtained by successively capturing a subject, an evaluation index as an index as to whether a capturing condition is appropriate or not for each of a plurality of partial images of the each of the plurality of captured images corresponding to different areas of the subject; selecting the plurality of partial images corresponding to the different areas of the subject from the plurality of captured images based on the evaluation indices of the partial images; and synthesizing the plurality of selected partial images in positions corresponding to partial images in a reference image obtained by capturing the subject.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180218479

Image correction device

An image correction device includes a line segment detection module, a shape specification module and an image correction module. The line segment detection module detects from a captured image obtained by photographing a document a plurality of line segments that correspond to the notation on the surface of the document. ... Yamaha Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180216708

Constant mesh type transmission for straddled vehicle with ratchet mechanism

A constant-mesh type transmission for straddled vehicle with a ratchet mechanism is configured to be mounted on a straddled vehicle and has five or more gear stages in addition to a neutral position. The transmission includes an input shaft; five or more drive gears; an output shaft; an odd-numbered stage hub and an even-numbered stage hub; a plurality of odd-numbered stage driven gears; a plurality of even-numbered stage driven gears; a dog engagement mechanism; and a ratchet mechanism. ... Yamaha Corporation

08/02/18 / #20180216707

Constant mesh type transmission for straddled vehicle with ratchet mechanism

A constant mesh type transmission for a straddled vehicle includes an input shaft; a plurality of drive gears; an output shaft; a plurality of driven gears; and a gear stage setting mechanism, including a ratchet mechanism. The ratchet mechanism includes a n-th speed accelerating pawl, a n-th speed decelerating pawl, a (n+1)-th speed accelerating pawl, a (n+1)-th speed decelerating pawl, a rotary cam, and a plurality of sliders. ... Yamaha Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180211644

Sound signal processing method and sound signal processing apparatus

A method for processing an input sound signal of singing voice, to obtain a sound signal with an impression different from the input sound signal, includes: selecting a genre from among a plurality of tune genres in accordance with a selection operation by a user, setting, to a first unit, a set of first parameters corresponding to the selected genre, displaying a first impression identifier corresponding to the selected genre for a first control of a first user parameter in the set of first parameters, changing the first user parameter in accordance with a change operation on the first control by the user, and strengthening, by the first unit, signal components within a particular frequency band of the sound signal, in accordance with the set of first parameters including the first user parameters.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180211639

Stringed musical instrument

A stringed musical instrument includes: a body; a neck extending from the body in one direction, a string being tensioned at the neck and including a first end portion to be held by the body and a second end portion to the held by the neck; and a rod provided in the neck and extending in a neck extending direction. The neck includes: a first neck portion to be held by the body; and a second neck portion provided on an opposite side of the first neck portion from the body in the neck extending direction. ... Yamaha Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180210952

Music track search method, music track search device, and computer readable recording medium

A music track search method is computer implemented and symbolizes a change in pitch over time in an input voice of a user; and acquires a result of partial sequence matching performed on a plurality of music tracks recorded in a database by using as a query a symbol sequence including the symbolized input voice, with the partial sequence matching being performed based on an edit distance.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180210529

Electronic device and control method for electronic device

An electronic device includes: first and second processing circuits; a current limiting circuit configured to limit the electric current supplied to the first processing circuit; and a power storage unit inserted between the current limiting circuit and the first processing circuit to be in parallel to the first processing circuit. The first processing circuit is supplemented with electric charge stored in the power storage unit in a case where an electric current exceeding a current limit value of the current limiting circuit is consumed. ... Yamaha Corporation

07/26/18 / #20180208288

Outboard motor

An outboard motor includes a plurality of electric actuators including an electric steering actuator and an electric tilt actuator, a power-source voltage detector that detects a power-source voltage in the outboard motor, an ecu, and a memory. If a power-source voltage detected by the power-source voltage detector becomes lower than a predetermined threshold value and if the plurality of electric actuators are simultaneously driven, the ecu determines that a voltage variation event has occurred. ... Yamaha Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180206370

Component mounting device

A component mounting device includes a mounting head that mounts a component at a mounting position on a substrate, and a control unit that determines a mounting state of another component mounted in advance around the mounting position based on height information of a region around the mounting position.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180206369

Component mounting device

A component mounting device includes a controller that controls an imaging unit to image a predetermined region during a period from a time point at which a head finishes mounting a component at a mounting position to a time point at which the head completes upward movement from the mounting position, and acquires information about a height of the mounting position based on an imaging result of the predetermined region imaged by the imaging unit. The controller further determines whether or not the component has been successfully mounted at the mounting position based on the acquired information about the height of the mounting position.. ... Yamaha Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180206056

Ear shape analysis device and ear shape analysis method

An ear shape analyzer includes: a sample ear analyzer configured to generate, for each of n sample ears, an ear shape data set that represents a difference between a point group representative of a three-dimensional shape of a reference ear and a point group representative of a three-dimensional shape of one of the n sample ears; an averaging calculator configured to generate averaged shape data by averaging n ear shape data sets generated by the sample ear analyzer; an ear shape identifier configured to identify an average ear shape of the n sample ears by translating coordinates of respective points of the point group representing the three-dimensional shape of the reference ear, by using the averaged shape data.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180206037

System, control method, and control terminal

A plurality of reproduction sections are set. With regard to the reproduction section provided with the first reproduction device group that includes at least one reproduction device connected via a network with a storage that stores audio data, the audio data is transmitted via the network to each reproduction device. ... Yamaha Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180204588

Sound quality determination device, method for the sound quality determination and recording medium

A sound quality determination device includes an acquisition unit acquiring an input sound, a frequency distribution calculation unit calculating a frequency distribution of the input sound acquired by the acquisition unit, a tilt calculation unit calculating a tilt indicating a change in intensity of an overtone with respect to a frequency based on the frequency distribution calculated by the frequency distribution calculation unit, a tilt comparison unit comparing the tilt calculated by the tilt calculation unit and a threshold related to the tilt, and a determination unit determining based on a result of comparison by the tilt comparison unit whether the input sound has a predetermined sound quality.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180204554

Reaction force generator and keyboard device of electronic musical instrument

In a key switch (10), an inner dome (din) starts to deform once a distal end portion (21) of the inner dome (din) comes into contact with a base surface (93a) after an outer dome (dout) starts to deform. A thick portion (25) extending straight and having a uniform wall thickness in a click generating portion (cl) has the thickness less than or equal to the minimum thickness of a thick portion (23) of an after stroke portion (af). ... Yamaha Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180204341

Ear shape analysis method, ear shape analysis device, and ear shape model generation method

An ear shape analysis method implemented by a computer includes generating a first ear shape data set by applying a first principal component weight vector to an ear shape model reflecting statistical tendencies of three-dimensional shapes of ears; and identifying from the generated first ear shape data set an estimated three-dimensional shape of a target ear corresponding to a target ear image represented by image data.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180203970

Model data generation device, method of generating model data, mounting reference point determination device, and method of determining mounting reference point

In a model data generation device configured to generate model data of an electronic component to be mounted on a printed board, the model data includes data about terminals to and data about a mounting reference point with respect to the printed board. The mounting reference point of the model data is determined by using first image data about an electronic component captured by a component recognition camera and second image data including information about pads of the printed board that overlap the terminals of the electronic component and information about a mounting position of the electronic component on the printed board.. ... Yamaha Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180203028

Method and device for moving object

There are prepared a first container which stores a liquid containing a cellular aggregate, a second container which receives a cellular aggregate, and a third container which stores a preliminary treatment solution, and a cylinder tip. The cylinder tip is formed with a syringe including a tubular passage having a front end opening which sucks the cellular aggregate, and a plunger which reciprocates in a tubular passage. ... Yamaha Corporation

07/19/18 / #20180202512

Vibratory structure

A vibratory structure includes: a vibratory body; piezoelectric elements mounted to a surface of the vibratory body; and resonant circuits configured to operate in response to electrical energy generated by the piezoelectric elements so as to cause a change in a damping characteristic of the vibratory body at a target frequency upon vibration of the vibratory body, and assuming that an axis of the vibratory body in a direction of principal strains is a reference axis, each of the piezoelectric elements is fixed at fixing regions at different locations in the direction of the reference axis.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180199476

Component mounting system, component mounter and component mounting method

A component mounting system reduces the waste of components while mounting components via an application material. The system determines whether or not to permit the start of the mounting process to a plurality of applying locations based on the post-application elapsed time that has elapsed after the application of the adhesive to the applying location. ... Yamaha Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180196630

Synchronized playback system, synchronized playback apparatus, and control method

In a synchronized playback system, a plurality of synchronized playback apparatuses are connected and perform synchronized playback. Each of the plurality of synchronized playback apparatuses includes a playback device that reproduces a content file which is delivered through a network from a delivery server, in which the content file is stored, and a control device that controls the synchronized playback. ... Yamaha Corporation

07/12/18 / #20180194404

Vehicle

A vehicle with a passenger area having a seat disposed therein and an opening of the passenger area on the right or left sides of the seat. The vehicle frame includes an opening frame portion defining the opening of the passenger area. ... Yamaha Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180191670

Command data transmission device, local area device, apparatus control system, method for controlling command data transmission device, method for controlling local area device, apparatus control method, and program

A command data transmission device receives an operation instruction to an apparatus installed in a local area, generates command data representing a command to be transmitted to the apparatus to cause the apparatus in order to perform an operation corresponding to the operation instruction and an address for transmitting the command to the apparatus via a transmission method in the local area; and transmits the generated command data to a local area device installed in the local area via a wide area network.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180190247

Mute

A mute is provided that can be stored together with a wind instrument. A mute comprises a main body portion, a rod-like member, and an inner head. ... Yamaha Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180190245

Wind instrument

A wind instrument includes a tube body; a tone hole tube that has an inner open end formed extending from the outer periphery of the tube body and opening to the inside of the tube body, and an outer open end opening to the outside of the tube body; and a finger pressing plate that, in the radial direction of the tone hole tube, extends from the outer open end of the tone hole tube to the outside of the tone hole tube.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180189025

Control method, audio device, and information storage medium

In a case where a sound of one channel of an audio signal which is reproduced and emitted by a second audio device is emitted from a first audio device, an audio device receives a signal of other channel of the audio signal from the second audio device and causes a sound emission unit to emit a sound of the other channel.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180188912

Information processing apparatus and information processing method

An information processing apparatus includes first-third obtaining portions, and a display controller. The first obtaining portion obtains list information of content data that is playable by an external device. ... Yamaha Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180187756

Transmission and vehicle

A first slider and a fifth-speed driving gear are arranged along an axial direction on a driving shaft. A shift fork has an end located in a guide groove of a shift drum, and another end connected to the first slider. ... Yamaha Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180187755

Transmission

A transmission 20 includes gears 421 through 426 and 441 through 446, sliders 451 through 453, an electric motor 58, a shift drum 50, shift forks 491 through 493, and a control unit 83. The sliders 451 through 453 are members different from the gears 421 through 426 and 441 through 446. ... Yamaha Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180186231

Fuel cap

A fuel cap capable of preventing a reduction in breathability in a housing due to a moistened adsorbent and appropriately discharging fuel vapor includes a housing including an inner space through which vapor generated in a fuel tank flows upward from below. A granular adsorbent is disposed in the inner space of the housing. ... Yamaha Corporation

07/05/18 / #20180185211

Electrically assisted wheelchair and control method for electrically assisted wheelchair

An electrically assisted wheelchair includes a controller that obtains an inclination assist value by correcting the assist value when a road surface is inclined in a left-right direction of the seat, and performs a downhill turning preventing operation of causing the wheelchair body to travel straight by applying right auxiliary power and left auxiliary power corresponding to the inclination assist value. The controller adjusts the right auxiliary power and the left auxiliary power by correcting the inclination assist value based on a hand rim operation of the user to operate at least one of the right hand rim and the left hand rim in the downhill turning preventing operation.. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180183870

Synchronization setting device and distribution system

A synchronization setting device and a system include at least one memory storing instructions, and at least one processor that implements the stored instructions to acquire first delay time to be set in a first distribution device for distributing first content data, and output the first delay time to the first distribution device or to a reproduction device that provides the first content data to the first distribution device.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180182399

Control method for control device, control method for apparatus control system, and control device

Provided is a control method for a control device including: acquiring a user instruction to control a control target apparatus by a user, generating control speech information in response to the user instruction, the control speech information being speech information representing content of control on the control target apparatus and including auxiliary speech information which is different information from the user instruction, and outputting the generated control speech information to a speech recognition server which executes speech recognition processing.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180181369

Audio system control method, control terminal device, and information storage medium

A list screen of a plurality of reproduction devices is displayed on a display unit based on relationship information between the plurality of reproduction devices which is connected via network. Selection of a reproduction device which is made to perform a content reproduction operation among the plurality of reproduction devices is received. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178892

Outboard motor and marine vessel

An outboard motor includes an internal combustion engine. The internal combustion engine includes a cylinder head including a fuel injector including an injection portion, and an ignition including an ignition portion that provides ignition within a combustion chamber. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178891

Outboard motor

An outboard motor includes an engine including a crankshaft that extends in a horizontal or substantially horizontal direction and perpendicular or substantially perpendicular to a direction of a thrust force, a cylinder, a first gear provided on a balance shaft disposed in a direction that intersects with a direction in which the cylinder extends, a second gear, a drive shaft, and a propeller.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

06/28/18 / #20180178805

Control system and vehicle

A control part controls a clutch actuator. The control part has a first shift mode and a second shift mode. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180176969

Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and network connection method

A portable terminal that communicates with content storage devices of which the connection to wireless lans is established receives network connection information that the content storage devices store, from the content storage devices. The portable terminal directly communicates with a content playing device of which the connection to the wireless lans has not established, and transmits received network connection information to the content playing device.. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180176808

Information processing apparatus, wireless network communication system, wireless communication relay apparatus, and information processing method

An information processing apparatus includes a wireless communicator performing wireless communication, at least one processor configured to implement stored instructions and execute a measure task that transmits a predetermined command to a predetermined apparatus through the wireless communicator and measuring a response time, and a display displaying the response time.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180176685

Audio system, audio device, and audio signal playback method

Provided is an audio device, including: at least one processor; and at least one memory device that stores a plurality of instructions, which when executed by the at least one processor, cause the at least one processor to: play, with a given length of delay, a first-channel audio signal included in an audio signal; obtain one of operation information about operation of the audio device and setting information about playing of the audio signal; and transmit one of the operation information and the setting information, and at least a second-channel audio signal included in the audio signal, to another audio device.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180176670

Grille and acoustic device

A grille and an acoustic device having a superior exterior design without impairment of acoustic efficiency are provided. The grille includes: a through hole-provided region having a plurality of through holes; and a non-through hole-provided region having a plurality of non-through holes each with a bottom, and provided adjacent to the through hole-provided region. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180176337

Content data delivery system, server, and content data delivery method

A content data delivery system includes a server and a client. The server includes at least one processor configured to implement stored instructions and execute a plurality of tasks. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180174561

Evaluation device and evaluation method

An evaluation device according to an embodiment includes an acquisition unit acquiring an input sound; a feature value calculation unit calculating a feature value from the input sound acquired by the acquisition unit; a detection unit detecting a break position corresponding to a starting point of each sound included in the input sound acquired by the acquisition unit based on the feature value calculated by the feature value calculation unit; and an evaluation value calculation unit calculating, based on a plurality of break positions detected by the detection unit, an evaluation value regarding a degree of temporal regularity of the plurality of break positions.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180173458

Content data receiving device, content data delivery system, and content data receiving method

A content data receiving device is provided with a communication interface, a buffer, and a processor. The processor, in a case in which the sequence included in the content data that has been received by the communication interface is discontinuous, performs a retransmission request to a transmission side after causing the buffer to hold the content data, causes the buffer to keep holding the content data that has been received by the communication interface until receiving content data in a continuous sequence, and, in a case of receiving the content data in a continuous sequence, outputs the content data to a subsequent stage so that the sequence is continuous.. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180173178

Control apparatus, control method, and control system

A control apparatus can include a network interface that achieves a connection to a network, a user interface that accepts a selection operation from among images displayed on a display portion, and at least one processor that implements stored instructions to execute a plurality of tasks, which can include a control task, a designation task, and a display control task. The control task is configured to, through the network, control a plurality of external devices that transmit or receive content data. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180170502

Aquatic jet propulsion device

An aquatic jet propulsion device basically includes a portable main control module, a first submersible propulsion unit and a first sub-two-way communication device. The portable main control module includes a main controller and a main two-way communication device. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180170499

Aquatic jet propulsion device

An aquatic jet propulsion device basically includes a portable main control module, a plurality of submersible propulsion units and a sub-two-way communication device. The portable main control module includes a main controller and a main two-way communication device. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180170493

Aquatic vessel and paddle

An aquatic vessel basically includes a floating body, a submersible propulsion unit and a communication device. The floating body has an above water level surface and a below water level surface. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180170474

Leaning vehicle

A first steering inter-axis distance between a left steering bearing and a right bearing of a linkage differs from a second steering inter-axis distance between a left joint steering bearing and a right joint steering bearing of a steering force transmission. A difference between a first left leaning inter-axis distance between a lower intermediate leaning bearing and a lower left leaning bearing and a second left leaning inter-axis distance between an intermediate joint leaning bearing and a left joint leaning bearing is smaller than a difference between a first left steering inter-axis distance between a front intermediate steering bearing and the left steering bearing and a second left steering inter-axis distance between an intermediate joint steering bearing and the left joint steering bearing.. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180170470

Straddled vehicle

A storage box is provided rearward of a seat in a plan view of a vehicle, and a backrest is provided between the seat and the storage box. A pair of left and right speaker devices is provided to sandwich the backrest in a vehicle width direction. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180170219

Vehicle

A vehicle with a roll cage covering right and left seats; and a cargo bed located rearward of the right and left seats. The roll cage includes right and left rear extending portions extending downward and located further rearward than the right and left seats in a side view of the vehicle, and a plurality of cross portions extending in a right left direction. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180170218

Vehicle

The vehicle with right and left front seats, a cargo bed located behind the right and left front seats, a guide rail located on the cargo bed, and a rear seat with a seat frame connected to the guide rail and slidable in the front-rear direction along the guide rail. This structure enables the cargo bed to have a sufficient capacity while preventing the vehicle body from increasing in size, and secures freedom in the shape of the rear seat.. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/21/18 / #20180170178

Vehicle

An accelerator pedal is located forward of the driver seat. The accelerator pedal is supported by a bracket and is movable by stepping on than accelerator pedal. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180167731

Howling suppression device and howling suppression method

A howling suppression device includes a first speaker and a second speaker provided in a room, and a sound signal generator configured to supply the first speaker with a first sound signal generated based on an output signal of a microphone, and configured to supply the second speaker with a second sound signal generated so that a part or all of a sound emitted from the first speaker is canceled out at the microphone by a sound emitted from the second speaker based on the output signal of the microphone.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180167695

Content transmission apparatus, content delivery system, and content transmission method

A content delivery system includes a content transmission apparatus that includes at least one processor configured to implement stored instructions and execute a plurality of tasks. The plurality of tasks include a compression task, a transmission task, and a reception task. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180166064

Display control method and editing apparatus for voice synthesis

A display control method executed by a processor, the method includes the steps of: displaying, on a display device, a note icon that represents a note of a voice to be synthesized and an indicator that is moved in accordance with an operation received from a user; displaying, on the display device, first options that belong to a first layer among layers in a hierarchical structure, for the user to select a singing expression to be applied to the note from among a plurality of singing expressions; and displaying, on the display device, when the indicator is moved into an area corresponding to a particular option selected from among the first options, second options that correspond to the particular option and belong to a second layer that is below the first layer in the hierarchical structure.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

06/14/18 / #20180162509

Outboard motor

An outboard motor includes a driving gear that is driven and rotated, and a propeller shaft that extends in a front-rear direction below the driving gear. The outboard motor includes a first transmission gear that is engaged with the driving gear and surrounding the propeller shaft, a propeller-shaft bearing that rotatably supports the propeller shaft, a first-transmission-gear bearing that rotatably supports the first transmission gear, and a support including an intervening portion between the first transmission gear and the propeller shaft. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180160575

Component supplying device, surface mounting device, and method of supplying component

A component supplying device supplying a component while using a component supply tape having components thereon includes a reel support portion rotatably supporting a reel around which the component supply tape is wound, a feeder transferring the component supply tape drawn out from the reel toward a component pick-up position and transferring the component supply tape from which the component is picked up at the component pick-up position s1 toward a tape discharge path, and a correction member arranged on a transfer path of the component supply tape between the reel support portion and the tape discharge path. The correction member is configured to correct curl of the component supply tape.. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180159410

Straddled vehicle starter motor, engine start-up device, and straddled vehicle

A starter motor for starting up an engine mounted to a straddled vehicle. The starter motor includes a rotor, a brush in contact with the rotor to cause a current supplied thereto, and a movable permanent magnet arranged to oppose a core of the rotor with a gap therebetween and to be movable in a circumferential direction of the rotor within an angle range. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180159409

Brush motor

A brush motor including a rotor having a core with a winding wound thereon and a commutator electrically connected to the winding, a brush configured to contact the commutator to cause a current to be supplied to the rotor, and a movable permanent magnet arranged to oppose the core with a gap therebetween and to be movable in a circumferential direction of the rotor within an angle range. The angle range includes a retarded angle position and an advanced angle position, in which the movable permanent magnet is displaced respectively in a retarded angle direction and an advanced angle direction relative to the brush, to thereby respectively cause a first torque and a second torque higher than the first torque. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180158358

Musical performance assistance device and method

A display device displays a musical score image where musical notes indicative of individual tones or sounds constituting a music piece are arranged on a time axis and pitch axis. Pitch information indicative of one or more pitches is acquired in response to an operation on a keyboard, and a note matching any one of the one or more pitches indicated by the acquired pitch information is identified from among the notes included in the musical score image. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180154974

Leaning vehicle

A leaning vehicle includes a body frame including a headpipe, a front wheel, a steering torque transmission including a steering shaft supported by bearings, a handlebar assembly, and a front wheel connector that transmits a steering torque, and a steering torque detector. The steering torque transmission includes a torsional deformation element upstream of a portion of the steering shaft supported by the most upstream bearing in a steering torque transmission path, and which is easily twisted and deformed by a steering torque input from grips on the handlebar assembly. ... Yamaha Corporation

06/07/18 / #20180154771

Straddled electric vehicle and electric power unit

A straddled electric vehicle includes an electric motor including an output shaft oriented in a direction perpendicular or substantially perpendicular to a vehicle width direction, a drive bevel gear that rotates around a rotation axis oriented in a direction perpendicular or substantially perpendicular to the vehicle width direction, a driven bevel gear that rotates around a rotation axis oriented in the vehicle width direction, and a drive pulley that rotates around a rotation axis which is oriented in the vehicle width direction. The drive bevel gear and the driven bevel gear convert rotation generated by the electric motor around a rotation axis oriented in a direction perpendicular or substantially perpendicular to the vehicle width direction into rotation around a rotation axis oriented in the vehicle width direction, which is transmitted to the drive pulley.. ... Yamaha Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180153063

Component mounting device and component mounting method

A component mounting device includes a mounting head that mounts a component at a mounting position on a substrate, an imaging section capable of imaging the mounting position on the substrate, and a controller that determines a mounting state by comparing images of the mounting position before and after mounting of the component captured by the imaging section. The controller is configured to determine the mounting state by comparing the images before and after mounting of the component during operation from completion of mounting of the component to completion of mounting of a subsequent component.. ... Yamaha Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180152160

Sound pickup device and sound pickup method

A sound pickup device includes a plurality of microphones, and at least one processor configured to implement stored instructions and execute a plurality of tasks, including: a first gain controlling task controlling a gain of each of the plurality of microphones, an adding task adding a sound signal to be output from the first gain controlling task with a predetermined gain, a second gain controlling task controlling a gain of the sound signal to be output from the adding task; and a gain setting task setting each gain of the first gain controlling task based on gain setting in the second gain controlling task.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180152159

Signal processing apparatus, speaker apparatus, and signal processing method

A signal processing apparatus includes a level adjuster adjusting a level of an input signal, and a setter calculating an electric charge estimate value being a value obtained by estimating an electric charge amount of a charging and discharging element based on the charging and discharging element to which a predetermined electric charge is supplied and in which the electric charge is held and the electric charge supplied to the charging and discharging element and setting an adjustment coefficient of the level adjuster based on the electric charge estimate value.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180149123

Straddled vehicle

A straddled vehicle includes a duct part formed integrally with a lower case of an air cleaner and extending forward from the lower case in a vehicle front-rear direction, and a side cover including a duct formation portion placed outward of the duct part in a vehicle width direction. At least a portion of the side cover is assembled onto the duct part. ... Yamaha Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180148289

Component supplying device, surface mounting device, and method of supplying component

A component supplying device includes a body portion including a component pick-up position, a tape path, first and second transfer portions, a control portion, and an input portion. The control portion includes a discharge processing portion which executes a discharge process in response to an instruction at the input, and a transfer processing portion which executes a transfer process after the discharge process. ... Yamaha Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180148122

Straddled vehicle

A straddled vehicle includes a cross frame connected to a left main frame and a right main frame. As the vehicle is seen from the side, a centroid of a central cross section in a vehicle width direction of the cross frame is located within an area that is delimited by an upper extension obtained by extending rearward an upper outline of the left connecting frame, a lower extension obtained by extending rearward a lower outline of the left connecting frame, an upper outline of the left main frame and a lower outline of the left main frame.. ... Yamaha Corporation

05/31/18 / #20180148117

Straddled vehicle

A straddled vehicle includes a main frame extending rearward from a head pipe in a vehicle front-rear direction; a rubber bracket attached to the main frame and formed in a recessed shape that is open upward; and a protruding member extending sideways from a side wall of a fuel tank, wherein the protruding member engages with the rubber bracket. A portion of the fuel tank overlaps with a rear cross frame as the vehicle is seen from above.. ... Yamaha Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180142586

Engine lubrication system, engine, and vehicle

An engine lubrication system including an oil passage allowing inflow of oil in a crank chamber partitioned off in a crankcase of an engine, at least a part of the oil passage being formed by the crankcase, a scavenge pump accommodated in the crankcase and sucking the oil from the oil passage, an oil tank accumulating the oil sucked by the scavenge pump, and a feed pump supplying, to the engine, the oil accumulated in the oil tank.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

05/24/18 / #20180141425

Vehicle and engine unit

A vehicle includes, an engine including a crankshaft, a crankcase which is configured to accommodate the crankshaft therein, and a centrifugal clutch which is arranged coaxially with the crankshaft, and a propeller shaft to which rotational power output from the engine and changed in speed is transmitted, the propeller shaft passing through the crankcase and intersecting the crankshaft in plan view, at least a part of the propeller shaft being located between the centrifugal clutch and a support wall portion of the crankcase configured to support the crankshaft and above a lower end of the centrifugal clutch.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180139523

Sound output device

A sound output device includes: a speaker unit that has a sound emitting portion; an attaching member by which the speaker unit is attached to an object; a separating member that is provided between the speaker unit and the attaching member to separate the speaker unit from the attaching member; and a sealing member that is provided between the speaker unit and the attaching member to reduce a sound that is emitted from a side of the speaker unit opposite to the sound emitting portion and is transmitted to a sound emitting portion side. The attaching member has a first portion on a side of the sound emitting portion of the speaker unit, and the first portion of the attaching member has an opening that corresponds to the sound emitting portion.. ... Yamaha Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180134355

Vessel propulsion apparatus and vessel including the same

A vessel propulsion apparatus includes a cylindrical duct including a stator and a propeller. The propeller includes a rim including a rotor disposed at a position facing the stator and defining an electric motor in combination with the stator, and blades on an inner side in a radial direction of the rim. ... Yamaha Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180134354

Vessel propulsion system and vessel including the same

A propulsion system for a vessel includes an engine propulsion unit that provides a propulsive force to a hull by using an engine as a power source, an electric propulsion unit that provides a propulsive force to the hull by using an electric motor as a power source, a storing mechanism that is displaced from an actuating position to actuate the electric propulsion unit to a storing position to store the electric propulsion unit and performs a storing operation to store the electric propulsion unit, and an interlock controller that interlocks a storing operation of the storing mechanism with generation of a propulsive force by the engine propulsion unit.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180134353

Vessel propulsion apparatus and vessel including the same

A vessel propulsion apparatus includes a propulsive force generator including a duct and a propeller. The duct includes a stator. ... Yamaha Corporation

05/17/18 / #20180134321

Vehicle reinforcing member and vehicle

A vehicle reinforcing member includes first and second pistons movable in an axial direction in a cylinder. An inside of the cylinder is sectioned into a gas chamber and a main liquid chamber by the first piston, and the main liquid chamber is sectioned into a first sub-liquid chamber and a second sub-liquid chamber by the second piston. ... Yamaha Corporation

05/10/18 / #20180130462

Voice interaction method and voice interaction device

A voice interaction method includes acquiring a voice utterance signal representative of an uttered voice, and acquiring a response signal representative of a response voice responsive to a content of the uttered voice identified by voice recognition of the voice utterance signal. The voice interaction method also includes supplying the response signal to a voice player, to have the response voice played by the voice player, and supplying an interjection signal representative of interjection voice to the voice player, to have the interjection voice played by the voice player during a wait period that starts from an end point of the uttered voice and ends at a start of playback of the response voice.. ... Yamaha Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180124467

Content playback device, content playback system, and content playback method

A content playback device includes a receiver, an electronic controller and a communication device. The receiver receives a first playback request indicating a first content from a first user terminal and a second playback request indicating a second content from a second user terminal. ... Yamaha Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180124127

Content reproduction apparatus, content reproduction system, and content reproduction method

A content reproduction apparatus includes: a receiver that receives first information indicating a first content from a first user terminal capable of providing the first content, and receives second information indicating a second content from a second user terminal capable of providing the second content; a processing circuit including a control unit that creates a shared list including the first and second contents, based on the first and second information; and a transmitter that transmits the shared list to the first user terminal. The receiver receives first evaluation information from the first user terminal, the first evaluation information indicating a first evaluation for at least one content included in the shared list. ... Yamaha Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180122397

Sound processing method and sound processing apparatus

A sound processing method includes a step of applying a nonlinear filter to a temporal sequence of spectral envelope of an acoustic signal, wherein the nonlinear filter smooths a fine temporal perturbation of the spectral envelope without smoothing out a large temporal change. A sound processing apparatus includes a smoothing processor configured to apply a nonlinear filter to a temporal sequence of spectral envelope of an acoustic signal, wherein the nonlinear filter smooths a fine temporal perturbation of the spectral envelope without smoothing out a large temporal change.. ... Yamaha Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180122346

Signal processing method and signal processing apparatus

A signal processing method includes a first specifying step and a first modifying step. In the first specifying step, a first modification object section for a singing voice of a music is specified based on a temporal change of pitch of singing voice data representing the singing voice or a temporal change of pitch in a score of the music. ... Yamaha Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180122343

Tone bar woody material, tone bar percussion instrument, and production method of tone bar woody material

An object of the present invention is to provide a tone bar woody material and a xylophone that are superior in acoustic characteristics and stable in quality. In the tone bar woody material of the present invention, at least a partial region of a surface layer of a wood material was impregnated with a resin composition, and the wood material comprises in the partial region, a plurality of pores each having an average diameter less than 1.2 times an average diameter of vessels in the wood material.. ... Yamaha Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180121158

Control terminal device, audio system and audio system control method

A control terminal device includes a display, at least one processor, and a memory configured to store instructions, when executed by the at least one processor, cause the control terminal device to transmit command messages to the plurality of communication devices disposed in respective areas and connected via a network, and to display on the display an operation screen, a device selection screen for selecting any one of the plurality of communication devices, and area images indicating the areas in which the respective communication devices are disposed so as to serve as a selection operation section for selecting the respective communication devices.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180120178

Magnetostrictive sensor, magnetic structure and production method thereof, motor drive device provided with magnetostrictive sensor, and motorassisted bicycle

A magnetostrictive sensor including a magnetic structure. The magnetic structure has a columnar substrate extending along an axis, and a magnetostrictive portion disposed on an outer peripheral surface of the substrate. ... Yamaha Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180120177

Magnetostrictive sensor, magnetic structure and production method thereof, motor drive device provided with magnetostrictive sensor, and motor assisted bicycle

A magnetostrictive sensor, including a tubular or columnar substrate extending along an axis, and a magnetostrictive portion disposed on an outer peripheral surface of the substrate and including a plurality of magnetostrictive lines. The plurality of magnetostrictive lines include adjacent first and second magnetostrictive lines that extend along an extension direction, and that are disposed on the outer peripheral surface of the substrate via respectively first and second contact areas. ... Yamaha Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180119749

Transmission and vehicle

Incongruity sense of a driver due to dog clunking noise can be reduced with reduction of dog clunking noise. A fifth-speed driving gear (425) and a sixth-speed driving gear (426) are arranged on a driving shaft (41) along an axial direction. ... Yamaha Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180118317

Outboard motor and marine vessel

An outboard motor includes an engine including a plurality of cylinders, a cowling including an internal space, a drive force transmission shaft, and a supercharger driven by the drive force transmission shaft. An upper end of the supercharger is disposed below an upper end of an uppermost one of the plurality of cylinders in the internal space of the cowling.. ... Yamaha Corporation

05/03/18 / #20180117277

Audio signal generation device, audio signal generation method, and computer-readable storage medium

An audio signal generation device (20) includes: an acquirer (210) configured to acquire biological information of a human subject; an audio signal generator (245) configured to generate an audio signal based on at least one of a plurality of pieces of sound information; and a switching cycle decider (241) configured to decide a switching cycle, such that first sound information switches to second sound information at a cycle that is in accordance with the biological information, the first sound information and the second sound information being included in the plurality of sound information pieces, and the audio signal generator (245) generates an audio signal based on the second sound information, at the switching cycle decided by the switching cycle decider (241).. . ... Yamaha Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180109876

Audio device, control terminal, method for audio device, and method for control terminal

An audio device includes: at least one processor, and at least one memory configured to store instructions that, when executed by the at least one processor, causes the audio device to: transmit a first device name relating a group to which the audio device belongs to in a case where the audio device is set as a master device, wherein the master device serves as a content supply source for another device that belongs to the group, and transmit a second device name relating to the audio device in a case where the audio device is not set as the master device.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180109442

Communication relay apparatus and setting method

A communication relay apparatus includes a plurality of lan ports configured to receive lan cables respectively, at least one switch configured to switch to any one of a plurality of states, and an aggregator configured to specify a combination of two or more of the plurality of lan ports in accordance with a state that is designated in the at least one switch, and conduct redundancy or expansion of a communication bandwidth with respect to a communication performed through the lan cables that are received in the specified lan ports.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

04/19/18 / #20180105249

Outboard motor

An outboard motor includes an engine, a supercharger that compresses air to be supplied to an air intake of the engine, and a cooler that cools the air compressed by the supercharger. The compressed air is cooled by spraying water obtained by condensing water vapor produced by combustion in the engine to the cooler.. ... Yamaha Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180102119

Automated musical performance system and method

A performance system to allow a performer of an actual performance to more appropriately ascertain the progress of an automatic performance by a performance device. The performance system comprises a performance controller that causes a performance device to carry out an automatic performance of a musical piece, and a notification controller that causes a notification device to carry out an operation to visually notify a performer of an actual performance of a musical piece of the progress of the automatic performance.. ... Yamaha Corporation

04/12/18 / #20180100431

Outboard motor unit and marine vessel

An outboard motor unit includes a first outboard motor including a supercharger that is located inside a first cowling and supplies compressed air to a first engine, a second outboard motor including a second cowling and a second engine housed in the second cowling, and an air passage through which the air compressed by the supercharger of the first outboard motor is supplied to the second engine of the second outboard motor.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180098468

Component mounting device and component mounting determination method for component mounting device

A component mounting device includes a mounting head that mounts a component at a mounting position on a substrate, an imaging unit capable of imaging the mounting position from a plurality of fields of view, imaging directions of which are different from each other, and a controller that selects a success or failure determination field of view used for success or failure determination of whether or not the component has been mounted at the mounting position from the plurality of fields of view according to a state of a shield around the mounting position.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180098164

Reproduction system, terminal device, method thereof, and non-transitory storage medium, for providing information

An audio processing device has an information extractor that extracts identification information from a first audio signal in a first frequency band that includes an audio component of a sound for reproduction and an audio component including the identification information of the sound for reproduction and a signal processor that generates a second audio signal that includes the identification information extracted by the information extractor and that is in a second frequency band higher than the first frequency band, with a sound represented by the second audio signal being emitted from a sound emission device.. . ... Yamaha Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180098112

Control terminal, system, and method of controlling system

A system including a control terminal, and a method of controlling a plurality of devices, including a first device and a second device that is different from the first device. The method of controlling the system includes receiving a group setting for the first device, which has a main channel and a sub channel, and setting the main channel and the sub channel as respective separate groups.. ... Yamaha Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180097654

Control terminal and method of controlling device

A control terminal and a method of controlling thereof, include receiving and group setting tasks or steps. The receiving task/step receives a selection of a first device, from among a plurality of devices, and a group setting operation for the first device. ... Yamaha Corporation

04/05/18 / #20180095716

Control device, control method, and storage medium storing a program

A control device includes a control circuit or a processor, that performs various tasks/steps, including displaying, in a gui, an image of an operation element operable by a user to input a user instruction, and receiving a device assigned to the operation element, a parameter, including an on or off state or a level of the device assigned to the operation element, and a setting value of the parameter corresponding to an operation state of the operation element. A setting command is transmitted to the device assigned to the operation element when the operation element is operated to be in a predetermined operation state. ... Yamaha Corporation








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