Patents Assigned to DENSO TEN LIMITED
  • Patent number: 10802140
    Abstract: There is provided a radar device. A detection vehicle velocity acquiring unit is configured to acquire a detection vehicle velocity detected on the basis of rotation of a wheel. A relative velocity calculating unit is configured to calculate the relative velocity of a still object. A correction value calculating unit is configured to calculate a first correction value on the basis of the detection vehicle velocity and the relative velocity of the still object obtained in a CW mode and calculate a second correction value on the basis of the detection vehicle velocity and the relative velocity of the still object obtained in a FM-CW mode. A vehicle velocity correcting unit is configured to correct the detection vehicle velocity using at least one of the first correction value and the second correction value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: DENSO TEN Limited
    Inventors: Shinya Aoki, Yasuhiro Kurono, Daisuke Nishio
  • Patent number: 10802590
    Abstract: An input device according to one aspect of an embodiment includes an operation panel, a vibrator, a support panel, and an adhesive portion. The operation panel has an operation surface. The vibrator is mounted on a peripheral region of the operation panel and vibrates the operation panel in a plurality of modes having different vibration frequencies. The support panel is disposed to face a back surface of the operation panel that is opposite to the operation surface of the operation panel and supports the operation panel. The adhesive portion adheres the operation panel and the support panel to each other. In addition, the adhesive portion includes a first adhesive portion and a second adhesive portion. The first adhesive portion adheres the peripheral region of the operation panel on which the vibrator is mounted and the support panel to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: DENSO TEN Limited
    Inventor: Hironori Shiroto
  • Patent number: 10798835
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus includes: a connector that has a protrusion on an outer surface; a case that has an opening and houses the connector; a lid for the opening that is attached to the case such that at least part of the connector is seen from an outside of the case, the lid including a gap through which the protrusion of the connector passes when the lid is attached to the case; and a filler that fills the gap of the lid in a state in which the lid is attached to the case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: DENSO TEN Limited
    Inventors: Yasuaki Takeda, Teruo Takenaka
  • Patent number: 10796172
    Abstract: An image processing device includes: a delimiting line detection unit that detects a delimiting line candidate based on image data obtained by capturing a surrounding of a vehicle; and an exclusion determination unit that determines whether to exclude the delimiting line candidate. When a white delimiting line candidate having higher luminance than the road surface luminance and a black delimiting line candidate having lower luminance are detected, and one of the white and black delimiting line candidates is set as at least one first delimiting line candidate, and the other thereof is set as a second delimiting line candidate while the at least one first delimiting line candidate includes a pair of first delimiting line candidates between which the second delimiting line candidate is arranged and a distance between the pair is equal to or smaller than a threshold, the second delimiting line candidate is excluded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: DENSO TEN Limited
    Inventors: Yasutaka Okada, Hiroaki Sano, Tetsuo Yamamoto, Atsushi Yoshihara, Jun Kanetake, Ryo Yoshimura, Tomoki Shidori
  • Publication number: 20200309817
    Abstract: An inspection data output device according to an embodiment includes an input unit, a generation unit, and an output unit. Information on a portion to be inspected in a circuit board is supplied to the input unit. The generation unit generates emphasis data in which an output signal path being a signal path on the circuit board and being a signal path capable of detecting an output signal of the portion to be inspected is emphasized more than another signal path. The output unit outputs the emphasis data to a display device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: DENSO TEN Limited
    Inventors: Sakatoshi MACHIMURA, Takuya HIBINO, Hikoichi YONETANI, Tatsuya TAKAOKA, Soichiro YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200311961
    Abstract: An image processing device includes: a first generation unit which generates first target parking frame information based on an image taken by a first shooting unit that is provided at a side position of a vehicle; a second generation unit which generates second target parking frame information based on an image taken by a second shooting unit that is provided at a front or rear position of the vehicle; and a determination unit which determines a stop position in a parking frame by generating third target parking frame information to serve as a stop target based on the first target parking frame information generated by the first generation unit and the second target parking frame information generated by the second generation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: DENSO TEN Limited
    Inventors: Hiroki MORINAGA, Tetsuo YAMAMOTO, Hiroaki SANO, Akihiko SHIOTANI
  • Publication number: 20200313457
    Abstract: A power source control unit is for controlling a switch that makes connection between a first power line and a second power line, a first system load being connected to a first power source through the first power line, a second system load being connected to a second power source through the second power line, wherein the power source control unit includes: an SOC acquisition portion as defined herein; a first SOC determination portion as defined herein; a second SOC determination portion as defined herein; a failure determination portion as defined herein; and a switch control portion as defined herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: DENSO TEN Limited
    Inventor: Yasunori KOZUKI
  • Publication number: 20200311441
    Abstract: An image generation device includes: an image acquisition unit which acquires images taken by cameras installed in a vehicle; a storage unit which stores self vehicle data indicating the vehicle having such gloss that a certain region is higher in brightness than the other region; a bird's eye image generation unit which generates a neighborhood image that is an image of the vehicle and a neighborhood of the vehicle as viewed from a virtual point of view based on the acquired images; a 3D image generation unit which generates a three-dimensional self-vehicle image being a three-dimensional image of the vehicle; and an image synthesis unit which generates a synthesized image in which the self-vehicle image is superimposed on the neighborhood image, and the 3D image generation unit generates the three-dimensional self-vehicle image based on the self vehicle data that is read out from the storage unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2019
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: DENSO TEN Limited
    Inventors: Masahiro IINO, Michihiro TAKADA, Mayuko MAEDA
  • Patent number: 10789502
    Abstract: An extraneous-matter detecting apparatus according to an embodiment includes a first extraction unit, a second extraction unit, and a detection unit. The first extraction extracts a first pixel group of first pixels included in a captured image captured by an image capturing device. Each of the first pixels has a luminance gradient directed outward from a predetermined center region. The second extraction unit extracts a second pixel group of second pixels included in the captured image. Each of the second pixels has a luminance gradient directed inward toward the predetermined center region. The detection unit combines the first pixel group, extracted by the first extraction unit, and the second pixel group, extracted by the second extraction unit, with each other so as to detect an extraneous matter adhered to the image capturing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: DENSO TEN Limited
    Inventors: Nobunori Asayama, Daisuke Yamamoto, Nobuhisa Ikeda, Takashi Kono
  • Patent number: 10780879
    Abstract: A parking controller according to one aspect of an embodiment includes a specific-parking-frame acquiring unit, a target-parking-frame setting unit, and a vacant-parking-frame detecting unit. The specific-parking-frame acquiring unit acquires information indicating a specific parking frame. The specific parking frame is a parking frame that is specified by an external device among from a plurality of parking frames in a parking lot. The target-parking-frame setting unit sets the specific parking frame as a target parking frame. The target parking frame is a parking frame to be a target. The vacant-parking-frame detecting unit detects a vacant parking frame while an own vehicle is travelling to the target parking frame. The vacant parking frame is a parking frame in a vacant state. The target-parking-frame setting unit changes, when the vacant-parking-frame detecting unit detects the vacant parking frame, the set target parking frame into the vacant parking frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: DENSO TEN LIMITED
    Inventors: Yuki Izumi, Masashi Tsuyunashi, Wataru Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20200294329
    Abstract: A data collecting device according to one aspect of an embodiment includes a processor programmed to (a) collect, from one of vehicles in which on-vehicle devices are provided and via an on-vehicle device of the one vehicle, autonomous driving data including a state of autonomous driving of the one vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: DENSO TEN Limited
    Inventors: Azusa NAKA, Minoru MAEHATA
  • Publication number: 20200294398
    Abstract: A parking-demand estimating device includes a processor programmed to (a) collect, from one of vehicles in which on-vehicle devices are provided and via an on-vehicle device of the one vehicle, parking-request operation data and parking-request location data, the parking-request operation data indicating a request operation that requests for parking of the one vehicle, and the parking-request location data indicating a request location in which the request operation is performed and (b) estimate demand for parking of the request location based on the collected parking-request operation data and the collected parking-request location data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: DENSO TEN Limited
    Inventor: Azusa NAKA
  • Publication number: 20200281069
    Abstract: A printed wiring board according to an embodiment includes a wiring board body, a first connection part and a second connection part. In the first connection part, a heat-receiving front surface is a first land formed on a front surface of the wiring board body. A heat-receiving back surface is formed on a back surface of the wiring board body. A main-heat conducting part is a through-hole that inter-connects the heat-receiving front surface and the heat-receiving back surface. In the second connection part, a second land is formed on the front surface of the wiring board body. The second land is not connected to any conductor pattern formed on the back surface of the wiring board body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: DENSO TEN Limited
    Inventors: Nobuhisa KATADA, Kotaro HOSOGI, Yasuyuki WATANABE, Toshiyuki TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20200278439
    Abstract: A radar apparatus includes: a receiving unit including plural receiving antennas including an antenna element, and configured to receive incoming waves whose arrival directions are known; and a calculating unit configured to calculate a correction value for correcting an error component included in a received signal of the incoming waves received by the receiving unit based on the received signal, the correction value being depending on an azimuth of the antenna element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: DENSO TEN Limited
    Inventor: Kunihiro GOTO
  • Publication number: 20200277009
    Abstract: A drive assist device installed in a tractor vehicle having a connection portion to be connected to a vehicle to be towed, includes: an image acquisition unit which acquires an image taken from a camera that shoots a scene in a shooting range including the connection portion; a position detection unit which detects a position of a counterpart connection portion, to be connected to the connection portion, of the vehicle to be towed; a predicted line generation unit which generates a predicted course line that the connection portion is expected to follow based on a steering angle of the tractor vehicle; a deviation calculation unit which calculates a deviation between the counterpart connection portion and the predicted course line as defined herein; a support image generation unit which generates a support image as defined herein; and an image synthesis unit which generates a synthesized image as defined herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: DENSO TEN Limited
    Inventors: Miki MURASUMI, Shinichi MORIYAMA
  • Patent number: 10759445
    Abstract: There is provided a driving assistance device for supporting driving of a vehicle equipped with the driving assistance device such that if a driver starts a driving-related operation in the course of self-driving, switching from self-driving to manual driving is performed. An acquiring unit configured to acquire conditions of the driver. A determining unit configured to determine to invalidate switching to manual driving in the case where the conditions of the driver acquired when the operation was started represents a non-waking state, and determine to continue the invalidation for a predetermined period if the driver changes from the non-waking state to a waking state when the invalidation is being performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: DENSO TEN Limited
    Inventor: Hiroshi Matsumoto
  • Patent number: 10759392
    Abstract: A camera unit includes a camera, a supporting part, a nozzle, and a hose. The supporting part supports the camera on a front surface side thereof, has a back surface side fixed on a body for placement thereof, and has a through-hole that penetrates through the front and back surface sides. The nozzle has a proximal end part inserted into the through-hole from the front surface side and a distal end part that is arranged to be capable of discharging a fluid toward a lens of the camera. The hose passes through an opening of the through-hole on the back surface side and is connected to the proximal end part of the nozzle in the through-hole to supply the fluid to the nozzle. Furthermore, the supporting part has a pressing part that protrudes in a radial direction thereof in the through-hole and presses an outer circumference of the hose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: DENSO TEN Limited
    Inventors: Ryosuke Yamamoto, Yusuke Ito, Goshi Yoshioka
  • Patent number: 10764662
    Abstract: To provide an enclosure structure having relatively high rigidity to a speaker system mounted on a vehicle, and to improve frequency characteristics of sound pressure. The speaker system includes: a hollow framework member extending in a front-back direction of a vehicle; and a speaker unit installed such that an internal space of the framework member is usable as a back cavity. The framework member has a partition member at at least one end of the internal space, and spatial path lengths from the speaker unit to both longitudinal ends of the internal space are substantially the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignees: DENSO TEN Limited, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masashi Nakamura, Masahito Isayama, Takashi Moriki, Kazuhiko Hamada, Isamu Umegaki, Shunsuke Kobayashi, Koji Sagata
  • Publication number: 20200275194
    Abstract: A speaker device in an embodiment includes a panel and an actuator. The actuator is provided on the panel. The actuator includes a diaphragm, a piezoelectric element, and a vibration transmission portion. The piezoelectric element is provided on at least one of principal surfaces of the diaphragm. The vibration transmission portion is provided on the diaphragm and abuts the panel without making contact with the piezoelectric element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: DENSO TEN Limited
    Inventors: Shinichi IKEDA, Shizuka ISHIGAKI
  • Patent number: 10752127
    Abstract: A battery controller of an embodiment includes an auxiliary battery, a connection control unit, a calculating unit, and a balancing control unit. The auxiliary battery is a lithium ion secondary battery that is connectable to or disconnectable from an auxiliary power line of a vehicle. The connection control unit disconnects the battery from the auxiliary power line under a certain condition of the vehicle. The calculating unit calculates the state of charge of the battery when the battery is disconnected by the connection control unit. The balancing control unit executes balancing control to equalize the amount of charge between cells of the battery when the battery is disconnected by the connection control unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: DENSO TEN Limited
    Inventor: Ryuusuke Miyake