Abstract: Highly precise detection of occurrence of an abnormality in an out-of-service area is enabled. A server 5 includes an area identification unit 24A identifying an out-of-service area in which communication with an information communication device 3 is disabled, a determination unit 24B determining whether the information communication device 3 enters the out-of-service area or not by using the position information of the information communication device 3, a computation unit 24C calculating an expected stay time in which the information communication device 3 stays in the out-of-service area, and a notification control unit 24D executing notification processing for notifying predetermined information to a notification destination if it is determined that the information communication device 3 enters the out-of-service area and when an elapsed time from a time when communication with the information communication device 3 is disabled exceeds the expected stay time.
Abstract: A vibration signal generation apparatus includes an absolute value signal generator configured to generate an absolute value signal by detecting an absolute value of amplitude of an acoustic signal, an envelope signal generator configured to generate an envelope signal by detecting an envelope of the absolute value signal, a differentiator configured to differentiate the envelope signal, an amplitude limiter configured to generate an amplitude-limited signal by limiting amplitude of the envelope signal so that an amplitude value of the differentiated envelope signal becomes zero or greater, and a vibration signal generator configured to generate a vibration signal by multiplying the amplitude-limited signal by a reference signal having a frequency that allows a human to perceive a vibration.
Abstract: A vibration output apparatus (1) includes a vibration transmission member (20), an acoustic vibration output unit (10), and a cushion (30). The vibration transmission member (20) is formed by integrating a body plate (21) and a support portion (22). The support portion (22) is in contact with a vibration plate (100) and supports the body plate (21). The body plate (21) has an opposite surface (21a) opposite to a vibration surface (100u) of the vibration plate (100) and forms an opposite space (S1) between the vibration surface (100u) and the opposite surface (21a). The acoustic vibration output unit (10) is disposed on a rear surface (21b) of the opposite surface (21a) of the body plate (21) and is configured to output an acoustic vibration. The support portion (22, 23) is not in contact with the cushion (30).
Abstract: A towing assist device includes an imaging device configured to capture a rear area from a towed vehicle when a towing vehicle moves backward, the towed vehicle being connected to the towing vehicle via a connector; a monitor device including a display screen configured to display a captured image which is captured by the imaging device, a touch screen function for detecting a touch position to the display screen; and a controller that is connected to the imaging device and the monitor device and is configured to control a display of the monitor device when the towing vehicle moves backward. The controller includes a display setting processing portion, a model display processing portion, a touch operation detection portion, and a movement direction model display processing portion.
Abstract: An in-vehicle apparatus includes: a check direction determination unit determining a check direction for which the driver of an own vehicle needs a checking action for checking the safety based on a traveling direction of a roadway adjacent to a stall and an unparking direction; a direction information acquisition unit acquiring at least one of the line of sight or the facing direction of the face of the driver; a check occurrence determination unit setting a detection range of the line of sight based on the check direction, and determining whether or not at least the one is within the detection range so as to determine occurrence of the checking action; and a notification control unit controlling a display unit, a speaker, or a vibrator to execute a notification action when the check occurrence determination unit determines that the checking action has not occurred.
Abstract: A software update device includes a reception unit that receives update data from the server; an update unit that updates software using the update data; a communication interface that communicates with the other software update devices; an update timing reception unit that receives from the server an update timing in which conditions for updating the software including a reception of an update trigger are described; a notification information reception unit that receives notification information including conditions for transmitting the update trigger to another software update device; an update trigger notification unit that transmits the update trigger to the other software update devices; an update trigger reception unit that receives the update trigger from the other software update devices; and an update start determination unit that causes the update unit to update the software when it is determined that all the conditions described in the update timing are satisfied.
Abstract: An object of the present invention is to more appropriately extrapolate a sign of a state that may affect a movement of a user. A state extrapolation device according to the present invention includes a vital sign acquisition unit that acquires a vital sign of a user, and a sign detection unit that uses a learned model that has learned, as training data, sign data about the vital sign related to a predetermined physical condition abnormality, and detects a sign by determining whether or not the vital sign of the user corresponds to a sign of the predetermined physical condition abnormality.
Abstract: To determine whether a driver's state is suitable state for driving. A vehicle-mounted device 10 includes: a traveling support control unit 30 that senses that the driver is provided with guidance regarding the driving operation; a line-of-sight detection unit 32 that detects the direction of a driver's line-of-sight; a condition determination unit 33 that determines whether a gaze condition is satisfied, the gaze condition including: that, with respect to a preset gaze direction, the driver's line-of-sight faces the gaze direction until a first reference time elapses from when guidance is sensed; and that time during which the driver's line-of-sight faces the gaze direction is equal to or longer than a second reference time; and a driver state determination unit 34 that determines whether the driver is in a state of being able to drive based on the determination result of the condition determination unit 33.
Abstract: A position estimating apparatus including: a position estimating unit that compares a target in first coordinate system data indicating a position of the target by coordinates in a first coordinate system and a target in second coordinate system data indicating a position of the target present around a position estimation object by coordinates in a second coordinate system set based on a position and an attitude of the position estimation object at a predetermined starting timing, and estimates a position of the position estimation object in the first coordinate system based on a comparison result; and a comparison range adjusting unit that shrinks a coordinate range used for the comparison by the position estimating unit in the second coordinate system data when the position estimation object is turning.
Abstract: A parking assistance ECU is a device that assists parking of a subject vehicle and includes a route generation unit that generates a travel route on which the subject vehicle travels, a selection unit that selects, based on the travel route, a camera used for detection of an obstacle among a front camera, a right side camera, a left side camera, and a rear camera which capture an image of a surrounding of the subject vehicle, in a case where a turning action of the subject vehicle is included in the travel route, and an obstacle detection unit that detects an obstacle which possibly contacts with the subject vehicle from a captured image captured by the camera selected by the selection unit.
Abstract: An onboard device estimates a traveling state of a vehicle that may be influenced by the psychological state of a driver, based on an utterance of the driver without the use of various sensors, and includes: a voice collection unit for collecting a driver's voice; a traveling state collection unit for collecting traveling state information representing a traveling state of a vehicle; a database generation unit for generating a database by associating voice information corresponding to the collected voice with the collected traveling state information; a learning unit for learning an estimation model, with pairs including the voice information and the traveling state information recorded in the generated database being used as learning data; and an estimation unit for estimating the traveling state of the vehicle that may be influenced by a psychological state of the driver by using the estimation model, based on an utterance of the driver.
Abstract: A parking assistance device includes a parking region detection unit configured to periodically detect a parking-possible space in which the own-vehicle can be parked based on a result of detection by an external image capturing camera and a sonar configured to periodically detect the status of surroundings of the own-vehicle, a candidate region selection unit configured to select a parking candidate space as a parking candidate for the own-vehicle among the parking-possible spaces detected by the parking region detection unit, and a display control unit configured to cause a touch panel to display a surrounding image in which a parking position image illustrating a parking position is superimposed on the parking candidate space selected by the candidate region selection unit, and the candidate region selection unit continuously selects, as the parking candidate space, the parking-possible space corresponding to the selected parking candidate space for a predetermined duration.
Abstract: A parking assistance device includes a parking direction specification unit specifying a parking direction in a case where a subject vehicle is parked at a parking region, an obstacle detection unit detecting an obstacle, a detection range setting unit setting a detection range for detecting a bearing of the obstacle, a division unit dividing the detection range in a direction associated with the specified parking direction and generating plural divided ranges, a bearing calculation unit calculating a bearing of the detected obstacle, which is a bearing of a side surface of the obstacle which extends in the parking direction, for each of the divided ranges and calculating an average value of the bearings which are respectively calculated for the divided ranges, and a parking position setting unit setting a parking position where the subject vehicle is parked at the parking region based on the calculated average value.
Abstract: In a cleaning nozzle unit including an inner liquid passage guiding a cleaning solution, an inner air passage feeding air to an outlet of the inner liquid passage, and an injection port that mixes the cleaning solution guided by the inner liquid passage and the air fed by the inner air passage and injects a mixture of the cleaning solution and the air to a surface of an object, a plurality of the injection ports are provided, are disposed at predetermined intervals and inject the mixtures in directions such that the mixtures hits each other in the surface at a substantially predetermined angle in a front view of the surface.
Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes: an object detection section that performs convolution computation on an input image based on a captured image obtained by capturing the image with a camera, and that detects an object; a feature map validation section that performs feature map validation validating a likelihood that the input image contains the object on the basis of a feature map obtained by the convolution computation; a time series validation section that performs time series validation validating a result of the feature map validation performed by the feature map validation section in time series; and a detection result correction section that corrects a detection result about the object output by the object detection section on the basis of a result of the time series validation performed by the time series validation section.
Abstract: Start-up of an engine is prevented, and easier installation to a vehicle can be achieved. A device includes: connectors configured to be connected to battery cables of a vehicle; a communication unit configured to communicate with an external device; a power consuming device configured to consume power of a vehicle battery; and an overall control unit configured to perform control of causing consumption of power of the vehicle battery by using the power consuming device, when the overall control unit receives a signal for instructing consumption of the vehicle battery from the external device through the communication unit.
Abstract: An image processing device includes an edge detector to detect a portion in which a luminance difference between neighboring pixels changes in a direction that increases equal to or more than a first predetermined value as a positive edge and a portion in which the luminance difference between neighboring pixels changes in a direction that decreases equal to or more than a second predetermined value as a negative edge, a grouping portion configured to group the positive edges that have been detected into a positive edge group and the negative edges that have been detected into a negative edge group, and a boundary line setting portion configured to set, as a boundary line: (i) a line connecting end points between the positive edges in the positive edge group; or (ii) a line connecting end points between the negative edges in the negative edge group.
Abstract: A towing assist device includes a controller configured to assist reversing of a vehicle to which a trailer is coupled with a coupling tool, and a monitor configured to display a periphery of the coupling tool attached to a rear portion of the vehicle with a rear view at least when the vehicle reverses, wherein the controller includes an alarm angle calculator configured to calculate an alarm angle equal to or smaller than a jackknife angle causing a jackknife phenomenon by the vehicle and the trailer in reversing, and an alarm generator configured to give an alarm when a trailer angle between the vehicle and the trailer is equal to or larger than the alarm angle.
Abstract: A display control device includes a front image acquiring portion configured to acquire front images by a front camera that images a front of a vehicle traveling on a traveling lane, a lane line position calculation portion configured to calculate a position of a lane line separating the traveling lane and an adjacent lane adjacent to the traveling lane based on movement of the vehicle in a period from a point at which the front image is acquired by the front camera, a movement track calculation portion configured to calculate a movement track of the vehicle, a map creating portion configured to create a map, and a display control portion configured to display, a synthesized image in which a pseudo lane line image corresponding to the lane line is superimposed onto a rear side image acquired after the movement of the vehicle by a rear side camera based on the map.
Abstract: A navigation system includes an operation input unit, a temporary storage unit, and a control unit that executes processing concerning the navigation operation using the information for applications. The control unit sets analysis priority levels for analysis processing performed for each of the kinds of the map information and sets generation priority levels for each of the kinds of the information for applications, performs, with at least one kind of map information as an analysis target, the analysis processing generates the information for applications in order according to the generation priority levels based on results of the analysis processing respectively obtained for the map information set as the analysis target, saves the generated information for applications in the temporary storage unit, and executes processing concerning the navigation operation using the information for applications saved in the temporary storage unit.