Patents Assigned to Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha
  • Publication number: 20200259382
    Abstract: A rotating electric machine includes: a stator having slots in which coils formed of conductive wires are stored; and a rotor facing the stator and having magnetic poles. The rotating electric machine has a fraction slot configuration or an integer slot configuration. The coils configure a mixed phase band group in which a first, second and third basic phase band groups are stacked in this order in a radial direction of the slots. In the mixed phase band group, a magnitude of magnetomotive force of each phase per pole is uniform, and, when the number of layers of the first, second and third basic phase band groups in the radial direction are denoted by m1, m2 and m3, respectively a relationship of 0<2√óm2/(m1+m3) is satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masafumi Sakuma, Masako Shibamori
  • Publication number: 20200256989
    Abstract: An object detection device includes: first and second transmission/reception units spaced apart from each other and configured to transmit an exploration wave and receive the exploration wave reflected by an object; and a processing unit configured to calculate a position of the object based on reception results by the first and second transmission/reception units. The processing unit includes: a distance processing unit configured to calculate first and second points based on the reception results, and calculates a separation distance between the first and second points; a position calculation unit configured to calculate the position based on the first and second points; a reflection intensity processing unit configured to calculate a reflection intensity indicating an intensity of the exploration wave received by the first and second transmission/reception units; and a position correction unit configured to correct the position based on the separation distance and the reflection intensity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuyasu MIWA, Kosuke TSUKAO, Kaoru NAKAGAKI, Tsubasa KAMIYA
  • Publication number: 20200259380
    Abstract: A rotor that includes a shaft; a rotor core that is attached to the shaft and that is configured of a plurality of electric steel plates that are stacked; and a permanent magnet that is embedded in the rotor core, wherein: a coolant supply port that supplies a coolant to the rotor core is provided in the shaft, and at least two electric steel plates of the plurality of electric steel plates each include a first portion that has a first thickness in a rotational axis direction and a second portion that has a second thickness in the rotational axis direction, which is thinner than the first portion, the second portion extending in a radial direction and configuring a flow path through which the coolant supplied from the coolant supply port of the shaft flows.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicants: AISIN AW CO., LTD., AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masayuki IKEMOTO, Takefumi KOMAKI, Tsuyoshi MIYAJI, Takamasa TAKEUCHI, Teppei TSUDA
  • Publication number: 20200258021
    Abstract: A server device, an information processing method, and a non-transitory storage medium recording a program are provided. The information processing device of the present disclosure, includes a control unit configured to execute providing, to a user device, information on an event in which mobile stores are installed, acquiring, based on a user response to the information on the event, information about demand for the event, and determining mobile objects constituting the mobile stores such that the size of each of the mobile stores is adjusted based on the acquired information about the demand.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicants: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shinichiro FUJII, Hiroe FUKUI, Takashi GOTO, Tatsuya SHIGEKIYO, Kuniaki JINNAI, Naoto SASAGAWA
  • Publication number: 20200254856
    Abstract: A sunroof apparatus for a vehicle includes a first side frame and a second side frame disposed at opposing ends of the sunroof apparatus in a vehicle width direction, a frame unit including a main frame, a first sub frame, and a second sub frame, the frame unit connecting an end portion of the first side frame and an end portion of the second side frame in the vehicle width direction, a fixed panel covering the opening portion of the main frame, and a joint layer covering a rim of the fixed panel and joining the main frame and the fixed panel. The first side frame and the second side frame are connected with the first sub frame and the second sub frame in the vehicle front-rear direction, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Tatsuya MATSUI
  • Publication number: 20200256088
    Abstract: A case includes a first member and a second member configured in such a way that a closed space is formed between the first and second members in a state where the first and second members abut against each other. The first member includes a shaft portion extending toward the second member. The second member includes a shaft support portion including a circumferential wall portion that surrounds one end portion of the shaft portion. The shaft portion includes an enlarged-diameter portion that is the one end portion melted in such a way as to be enlarged in diameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kazuya INUZUKA, Takeshi MAEDA, Yasuo KIDENA
  • Publication number: 20200256097
    Abstract: A door check apparatus for a vehicle includes a first tubular member connected to a vehicle body to be pivotable relative to the vehicle body, a second tubular member movable relative to the first tubular member in an axial direction, a bracket connecting the second tubular member to a swing door in such a manner that the second tubular member is pivotable relative to the swing door, the second tubular member including a pair of engagement protrusions forming a pivot shaft of the second tubular member, the bracket including a pair of support walls including engagement holes engaging with the engagement protrusions, and at least one of the support walls being provided with an opening portion allowing the engagement protrusion to be inserted into the engagement hole and a closing member closing the opening portion in a state where the engagement protrusion is inserted in the engagement hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takayuki UENO, Motohiko HIROSE, Hirokazu SUZUMURA
  • Patent number: 10742851
    Abstract: A captured image decision device includes a synchronizing signal extraction section extracting a vertical synchronizing signal and a horizontal synchronizing signal for use in displaying a captured image captured by a camera, a time measurement section measuring a pulse interval time period of the vertical synchronizing signal, a segment area setting section configured to divide a frame of the captured image displayed according to the pulse interval time period by a horizontal virtual line, thus setting a plurality of segment areas divided by the virtual line, a pulse number measurement section measuring a pulse number of the horizontal synchronizing signal corresponding to each segment area, and a decision section deciding whether an affirmation condition of the pulse number measured by the pulse number measurement section being equal to or greater than a predetermined value is satisfied or not.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Norichika Yamashita, Kosuke Hirano
  • Patent number: 10738716
    Abstract: A valve timing controller includes: a driving side rotation member that rotates synchronously with a crankshaft of an internal combustion engine; a driven side rotation member that integrally rotates with a cam shaft of the internal combustion engine; a phase regulating mechanism with which a relative rotation phase of the driving and driven side rotation members around a rotation axis is set by a driving force of an electric motor; a phase sensing portion that acquires the relative rotation phase; and a phase controlling section that controls the electric motor to set the relative rotation phase based on an acquisition result by the phase sensing portion. The phase sensing portion includes a cam angle sensor, a reference determination sensor, and a pattern storage unit. The valve timing controller further includes a phase acquisition portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshiki Sato, Yuji Kakuda, Shogo Katsuki, Yugo Kurahashi
  • Patent number: 10738525
    Abstract: A vehicle opening/closing body control device includes: an assist control unit that applies a voltage to a motor which drives an opening/closing body of a vehicle so as to perform an assist opening/closing actuation that assists a manual operation force with respect to the opening/closing body for performing an opening/closing actuation of the opening/closing body; and an actuation finish determination unit that determines whether or not a finish condition of the assist opening/closing actuation is satisfied, based on a change amount of an opening/closing speed of the opening/closing body per unit time, in which the assist control unit stops applying the voltage to the motor in a case where the finish condition of the assist opening/closing actuation is satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Ryu Goto, Ryo Asano, Ryujiro Akizuki
  • Patent number: 10737215
    Abstract: A housing includes an air introduction flow passage, an air discharge flow passage, and a desiccant agent accommodated in the housing. One end portion of the housing is at a lower side of the housing in a vertical direction aligned with the axial direction. An air-liquid separation chamber is formed at a bottom portion of the housing, and includes an air supply passage supplying air to the desiccant agent at an upper housing surface, and is communicated with the air introduction flow passage and the air discharge flow passage to separate moisture in the air introduced from the air introduction flow passage. An adsorption member is accommodated in the air-liquid separation chamber to adsorb moisture separated in the air-liquid separation chamber. Air introduced from the air introduction flow passage is supplied to an air suspension device through the adsorption member and the desiccant agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masaaki Oishi, Satoshi Kimura, Taichi Mizuno, Masakazu Ohashi, Hiroyuki Uehara
  • Patent number: 10737591
    Abstract: A seat driving device includes a rotary motor having a rotary shaft, operation members, and clutch mechanisms. The operation members are separately arranged to respectively correspond to position adjustment mechanisms. The clutch mechanisms are separately arranged to respectively correspond to the position adjustment mechanisms. When any one of the operation members is operated, each clutch mechanism selectively connects the corresponding position adjustment mechanism to the rotary motor. In response to operation of any one of the operation members, the rotary motor is energized with the polarity corresponding to the operation direction of the operation member. Each clutch mechanism is arranged with respect to the rotary motor such that the axis of the clutch mechanism is parallel with the axis of the rotary shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Sadao Ito
  • Publication number: 20200250849
    Abstract: A three-dimensional position estimation device includes: a feature point detection unit detecting feature points from images captured by an image capturing device mounted in a moving object; a position-posture change amount calculation unit calculating change amounts of a position and a posture of the moving object; a feature point association unit associating feature points using a feature amount indicating a feature of the feature point; a three-dimensional position acquisition unit acquiring three-dimensional positions of the feature points and acquires a position and a posture of the image capturing device; a graph structure data generation unit generating graph structure data configured with feature point and image nodes, and a feature point and image capturing edges; an error function setting unit setting first and second error functions; and a graph structure data optimizing unit optimizing the three-dimensional position and the position and the posture of the image capturing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shoji ASAI, Shu ASAMI, Kazutaka HAYAKAWA
  • Publication number: 20200248658
    Abstract: An air intake apparatus for an internal combustion engine, the air intake apparatus includes: an air intake apparatus main body portion introducing air into a cylinder; a port portion provided integrally with a downstream side end portion of the air intake apparatus main body portion and inserted into an air intake port in a cylinder head; an air intake passage formed inside the air intake apparatus main body portion and the port portion, and through which an air-fuel mixture containing air and fuel flows; an injector provided in the air intake apparatus main body portion and introducing the fuel into the air intake passage; and a heater heating the fuel introduced by the injector. The injector is disposed at a position where the fuel is capable of being injected into the heater.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masato ISHII, Tomohiro YAMAGUCHI, Hideto YANO
  • Publication number: 20200247231
    Abstract: A vehicle cooling device includes a heat exchanger, an under cover, and a rear duct. The heat exchanger is arranged so as to be exposed to outside air that is taken into an inside of a vehicle from a front side of the vehicle and that flows backward. The under cover constitutes a lower wall surface of a front end portion of the vehicle. The under cover includes a front cover portion and a rear cover portion that can open and close an opening portion positioned on a rear side of the heat exchanger, and an actuator that drives opening and closing of the front cover portion and the rear cover portion. The rear duct is provided on a rear side of the heat exchanger, and guides, to the opening portion of the under cover, outside air that passes through the heat exchanger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroki TANAKA, Tomoki MITSUYA, Yusuke HIBINO
  • Publication number: 20200247214
    Abstract: A vehicle ventilation control system includes: a reception unit that receives an instruction signal input by a user via wireless communication; and a control unit that controls ventilation inside a vehicle based on the instruction signal, in which the control unit performs ventilation control to control the ventilation based on the instruction signal input during a period after the user gets out of the vehicle to next boarding.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Yosuke TAKATA
  • Publication number: 20200251756
    Abstract: A humidification device includes a humidification section that humidifies taken-in air and a cover that covers the humidification section. A space is provided between the humidification section and the cover. A supply port for sending out humidified air humidified by the humidification section is further provided. The space communicates with the supply port, and the humidified air flows through the space, thereby utilizing air in the space as a heat insulation layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Katsuhiro KAJIO
  • Patent number: 10731607
    Abstract: In this air intake apparatus for an internal combustion engine, an external gas passage includes external gas introduction nozzles that introduce external gas into air intake pipes, and a length of each of the external gas introduction nozzles in a direction in which the external gas introduction nozzles extend is larger than an equivalent diameter of an exit of each of the external gas introduction nozzles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignees: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yu Sakurai, Masaki Makihara
  • Patent number: 10731754
    Abstract: An oil pressure control device applied to an oil pressure device includes a calculation unit that estimates a delay of an actual oil pressure actually supplied from an oil pressure circuit to an friction engagement element of the oil pressure device with respect to an instruction pressure that instructs an oil pressure to be supplied from the oil pressure circuit to the friction engagement element, and calculates an estimated actual oil pressure obtained by taking the estimated delay of the actual oil pressure into consideration, a determination unit that determines whether a slip amount that occurs in the friction engagement element in an intermediate state between an engagement state and a disengagement state reaches a predetermined reference slip amount, and a setting unit that sets the estimated actual oil pressure as the instruction pressure when the determination unit determines that the slip amount reaches the reference slip amount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Naochika Oda
  • Patent number: D893001
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Takumi Masuda