Patents by Inventor Hajime Ichikawa

Hajime Ichikawa has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10800467
    Abstract: A door handle that has an elongated shape and is mounted onto a vehicle door in a state where a longitudinal direction thereof is aligned with a vehicle front-and-rear direction, the door handle includes: a front part and a rear part each of which has a connection surface to be connected to the vehicle door; and a grip part provided between the front part and the rear part, wherein a rear end of the front part protrudes outward in the longitudinal direction more than the front end thereof on the connection surface of the front part, and a curvature radius of a protruding portion of the rear end of the front part on the connection surface of the front part is R4 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuichi Yokota, Akihide Fukuyama, Shigeru Sato, Koshi Yamada, Hajime Ichikawa, Yoshihiro Fujiura
  • Patent number: 10705520
    Abstract: A self-moving apparatus that provides a service by moving to a destination and includes a detection unit and a reporting unit. A reception unit receives a user instruction for causing the self-moving apparatus to move to a predetermined destination if the self-moving apparatus is in a predetermined state relating to maintenance or printing or if the self-moving apparatus is changed to be in the predetermined state. A detection unit detects a state of the self-moving apparatus. A moving unit that moves to the predetermined destination if the self-moving apparatus is in the predetermined state or if the self-moving apparatus is changed to be in the predetermined state on the basis of a detection result obtained by the detection unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mariko Miyazaki, Hideki Fujimoto, Hajime Kajiyama, Naoya Ogata, Akira Ichikawa, Tetsuya Kobayashi, Kunitoshi Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10689167
    Abstract: In the container, when the cap is capped on the container opening portion, an inner wall surface of a cylindrical sub-fitting wall portion of the cap and an outer wall surface of a large diameter opening portion of the container opening portion closely contact each other, and an outer wall surface of a cylindrical main fitting wall portion of the cap and an inner wall surface of a small diameter opening portion of the container opening portion closely contact each other. In this way, pressing force that is applied to the outer wall surface of the cylindrical main fitting wall portion of the cap from the inner wall surface of the small diameter opening portion of the container opening portion is increased.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignees: TOKYO LIGHT INDUSTRY CO., LTD., KYORAKU CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takaaki Sakimura, Masashi Sasaki, Masashi Mizuochi, Hajime Sasaki, Satoshi Ichikawa
  • Patent number: 10642281
    Abstract: A service providing system includes a request receiving robot and a service providing robot. The request receiving robot includes a floating unit configured to float in air, a recognition unit configured to recognize a service providing request by a user, and a transmitter configured to transmit the recognized service providing request. The service providing robot includes a receiver configured to receive the service providing request transmitted by the request receiving robot, a moving unit configured to move the service providing robot to the user who makes the service providing request as a destination according to the received service providing request, and a service providing unit configured to provide a service to the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masatoshi Maruo, Hideki Fujimoto, Mariko Miyazaki, Hajime Kajiyama, Akira Ichikawa, Naoya Ogata, Tetsuya Kobayashi, Toshihiko Shibusawa, Kunitoshi Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20200130183
    Abstract: A mobile robot includes a receiving unit that receives a request for providing a service, a notifying unit that notifies a client that the request is received by performing an operation oriented toward the client who has made the request, a moving unit that moves toward a user designated as a receiver of the service in accordance with the request, and a providing unit that provides the service.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2020
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideki FUJIMOTO, Mariko MIYAZAKI, Hajime KAJIYAMA, Akira ICHIKAWA, Naoya OGATA, Tetsuya KOBAYASHI, Toshihiko SHIBUSAWA, Masatoshi MARUO, Kunitoshi YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10613806
    Abstract: A control device includes: a receiving unit that receives a request for processing; a determination unit that determines a processing apparatus to be moved from among a plurality of processing apparatuses based on a predetermined standard in a case where the receiving unit receives a request for processing; and a control unit that controls movement of the processing apparatus based on a result of determination performed by the determination unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naoya Ogata, Hajime Kajiyama, Hideki Fujimoto, Kunitoshi Yamamoto, Akira Ichikawa, Mariko Miyazaki, Tetsuya Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20200097889
    Abstract: A delivery system includes: a receiving unit that receives permission from a receiver who receives packages, the permission allowing delivery companies to inquire for information on the receiver; an obtaining unit that, when the permission is granted, from each of the delivery companies, obtains information on a corresponding one of the packages addressed to the receiver; and a generation unit that, when the information obtained by the obtaining unit satisfies a predetermined condition, generates information which allows the packages addressed to the receiver to be collectively delivered.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mariko MIYAZAKI, Hideki FUJIMOTO, Tetsuya KOBAYASHI, Hajime KAJIYAMA, Xiongfan JIN, Akira ICHIKAWA, Kunitoshi YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200055187
    Abstract: A self-propelled travelling apparatus includes a travelling controller that controls travelling of the self-propelled travelling apparatus; a receiving unit that receives merchandise and a message associated with the merchandise from a user during travelling of the self-propelled travelling apparatus; and a supplying unit that supplies the message to another user in a case where the other user receives the merchandise while the self-propelled travelling apparatus is travelling after receiving the merchandise and the message.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2019
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xiongfan JIN, Hideki FUJIMOTO, Tetsuya KOBAYASHI, Mariko MIYAZAKI, Hajime KAJIYAMA, Akira ICHIKAWA, Kunitoshi YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200057977
    Abstract: A parcel delivery system includes a receiving unit and a selecting unit. The receiving unit receives information regarding an external shape of a parcel requested to be delivered in response to a request from a client who requests delivery of the parcel. The selecting unit selects, on the basis of the information regarding the external shape of the parcel, which is received by the receiving unit, a delivery apparatus that delivers the parcel by taking into consideration empty space in the delivery apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2019
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideki FUJIMOTO, Hajime KAJIYAMA, Akira ICHIKAWA, Xiongfan JIN, Tetsuya KOBAYASHI, Mariko MIYAZAKI
  • Publication number: 20200057974
    Abstract: An information processing system includes an obtaining unit that obtains settings of a scheduled time and a scheduled place at which a first user is to use the self-propelled mobile apparatus, the scheduled time and the schedule place being set by the first user, a reception unit that receives at least one instruction of a movement for the self-propelled mobile apparatus, the at least one instruction being given by a second user, and a control unit that, if execution of the instructed movement would prevent the scheduled use of the self-propelled mobile apparatus from taking place at the scheduled place from the scheduled time, causes the self-propelled mobile apparatus not to execute the instructed movement.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2019
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsuya KOBAYASHI, Mariko MIYAZAKI, Hajime KAJIYAMA, Akira ICHIKAWA, Xiongfan JIN, Hideki FUJIMOTO, Kunitoshi YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10556339
    Abstract: A mobile robot includes a receiving unit that receives a request for providing a service, a notifying unit that notifies a client that the request is received by performing an operation oriented toward the client who has made the request, a moving unit that moves toward a user designated as a receiver of the service in accordance with the request, and a providing unit that provides the service.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideki Fujimoto, Mariko Miyazaki, Hajime Kajiyama, Akira Ichikawa, Naoya Ogata, Tetsuya Kobayashi, Toshihiko Shibusawa, Masatoshi Maruo, Kunitoshi Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10552105
    Abstract: A service providing system includes a moving apparatus and a service provision instruction apparatus. The moving apparatus moves to a user who is within a service provision area within a predetermined zone, the predetermined zone including the service provision area and a service prohibition area, and provides a service to the user. The service provision instruction apparatus recognizes a position of a user within the zone and instructs the moving apparatus to provide a service to the user when the user is within the service provision area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mariko Miyazaki, Hideki Fujimoto, Hajime Kajiyama, Naoya Ogata, Akira Ichikawa, Tetsuya Kobayashi, Kunitoshi Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10528543
    Abstract: An information providing apparatus includes a moving unit, an obtaining unit, and a presenting unit. The moving unit causes the information providing apparatus to move toward a specified destination or along a predetermined route. The obtaining unit obtains information associated with a user located around a current position of the information providing apparatus in accordance with moving of the moving unit. The presenting unit presents the information obtained by the obtaining unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naoya Ogata, Masatoshi Maruo, Hideki Fujimoto, Mariko Miyazaki, Hajime Kajiyama, Akira Ichikawa, Tetsuya Kobayashi, Toshihiko Shibusawa, Kunitoshi Yamamoto
  • Patent number: 10506039
    Abstract: A service providing system includes a mobile apparatus that moves to a user in response to receiving an instruction to provide a service from the user and provides the service to the user after obtaining approval; and a client apparatus that manages a schedule input by the user, and, in response to receiving the instruction, transmits an instruction which is derived from the received instruction, the received instruction including information of at least one of a designated date and time and a designated location at which the service is to be provided. The client apparatus includes a display that displays a schedule in which a service providing schedule is added to the schedule input by the user according to a schedule display instruction, and the mobile apparatus moves to a scheduled location at a scheduled date and time and provides the service.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsuya Kobayashi, Mariko Miyazaki, Hideki Fujimoto, Kunitoshi Yamamoto, Hajime Kajiyama, Naoya Ogata, Akira Ichikawa
  • Publication number: 20190225284
    Abstract: A door handle that has an elongated shape and is mounted onto a vehicle door in a state where a longitudinal direction thereof is aligned with a vehicle front-and-rear direction, the door handle includes: a front part and a rear part each of which has a connection surface to be connected to the vehicle door; and a grip part provided between the front part and the rear part, wherein a rear end of the front part protrudes outward in the longitudinal direction more than the front end thereof on the connection surface of the front part, and a curvature radius of a protruding portion of the rear end of the front part on the connection surface of the front part is R4 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2018
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuichi YOKOTA, Akihide FUKUYAMA, Shigeru SATO, Koshi YAMADA, Hajime ICHIKAWA, Yoshihiro FUJIURA
  • Publication number: 20190155298
    Abstract: A control device includes: a receiving unit that receives a request for processing; and a control unit that, in a case where the receiving unit receives a plurality of requests for processing from a plurality of places, controls a traveling route of a processing apparatus based on traveling time taken for the processing apparatus to travel to the plurality of places and processing time taken for the processing apparatus to finish the processing after traveling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akira ICHIKAWA, Hajime KAJIYAMA, Hideki FUJIMOTO, Kunitoshi YAMAMOTO, Mariko MIYAZAKI, Naoya OGATA, Tetsuya KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20190146964
    Abstract: An information providing apparatus includes a moving unit, an obtaining unit, and a presenting unit. The moving unit causes the information providing apparatus to move toward a specified destination or along a predetermined route. The obtaining unit obtains information associated with a user located around a current position of the information providing apparatus in accordance with moving of the moving unit. The presenting unit presents the information obtained by the obtaining unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naoya OGATA, Masatoshi MARUO, Hideki FUJIMOTO, Mariko MIYAZAKI, Hajime KAJIYAMA, Akira ICHIKAWA, Tetsuya KOBAYASHI, Toshihiko SHIBUSAWA, Kunitoshi YAMAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10212665
    Abstract: A mobile phone includes an acceleration sensor, a communication unit, and a controller. The acceleration sensor detects an acceleration value. The communication unit performs communication. When determining, based on the acceleration value detected by the acceleration sensor, that the mobile device has shifted from a moving state to a stop state, a controller turns off a power supply of the communication unit when a communication connection between the communication unit and a base station is not established and the controller does not turn off the power supply of the communication unit when the communication connection between the communication unit and base station is being established.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: KYOCERA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hajime Ichikawa
  • Publication number: 20160088565
    Abstract: A mobile phone includes an acceleration sensor, a communication unit, and a controller. The acceleration sensor detects an acceleration value. The communication unit performs communication. When determining, based on the acceleration value detected by the acceleration sensor, that the mobile device has shifted from a moving state to a stop state, a controller turns off a power supply of the communication unit when a communication connection between the communication unit and a base station is not established and the controller does not turn off the power supply of the communication unit when the communication connection between the communication unit and base station is being established.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2014
    Publication date: March 24, 2016
    Inventor: Hajime ICHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20130054243
    Abstract: Provided is an electronic device and control method, wherein a simple interface upon utilizing voice recognition can be attained. A cellular phone (1) is provided with a voice recognition unit (30), an execution unit (40) that executes a prescribed application, and an OS (50) that controls the voice recognition unit (30) and the executing unit (40). The executing unit (40) will make an assessment, upon receiving an instruction from the OS (50) to start up the prescribed application, of whether the start-up instruction was based on a result of voice recognition conducted by the voice recognition unit (30) or not, and will select the content to be processed according to the result of this assessment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2010
    Publication date: February 28, 2013
    Applicant: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventor: Hajime Ichikawa