Patents by Inventor Hideo Hasegawa

Hideo Hasegawa 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: 10962815
    Abstract: A LCD device having a large pixel holding capacitance includes opposedly facing first and second substrates, and liquid crystal between them. The first substrate includes a video signal line, a pixel electrode, a thin film transistor having a first electrode connected to the video signal line and a second electrode connected to the pixel electrode, a first silicon nitride film formed above the second electrode, an organic insulation film above the first silicon nitride film, a capacitance electrode above the organic insulation film, and a second silicon nitride film above the capacitance electrode and below the pixel electrode. A contact hole etched in both the first and second silicon nitride films connects the second electrode and the pixel electrode to each other. A holding capacitance is formed by the pixel electrode, the second silicon nitride film and the capacitance electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignees: Japan Display Inc., Panasonic Liquid Crystal Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideo Tanabe, Masaru Takabatake, Toshiki Kaneko, Atsushi Hasegawa, Hiroko Sehata
  • Patent number: 10966146
    Abstract: A data center adapted to connect via a first wide area network to a core network connected with a base station and to a wireless LAN, variably controls service provided in a virtual core network of the data center to a terminal enabled to select connection to either a wireless LAN or a base station and connect to the data center.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 30, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoru Ishii, Hideo Hasegawa, Shintaro Nakano
  • Patent number: 10957131
    Abstract: A server includes a server controller, a server communication unit, and a server storage unit, and is adapted to be connected to a communication terminal via the server communication unit. The server controller stores a video taken by a vehicle during traveling, in the server storage unit, such that the video is associated with a road on which the vehicle is traveling, determines a scheduled traveling route, in response to a request from the communication terminal, obtains the video corresponding to each of one or more roads that constitute the scheduled traveling route, from the server storage unit, and sends the video to the communication terminal, on which the video is displayed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hideo Hasegawa, Keiko Kameda, Misa Ejiri, Shintaro Naruse, Tadahiro Kashiwai, Naoya Oka, Kensuke Koike, Hiroyuki Monji
  • Publication number: 20210084172
    Abstract: User identification information for identifying a user of a first terminal connecting to a communication network of a virtual communication operator via a communication network of a first communication operator is specified, and, based on the user identification information, charging for communication of the first terminal and charging for a service that the virtual communication operator is enabled to provide to the user identified by the user identification information are managed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shintaro NAKANO, Satoru ISHII, Hideo HASEGAWA
  • Patent number: 10948844
    Abstract: A controller which causes a light emitting element to continuously perform minute emission for a plurality of dots in a level in which toner is not attached to a non-image section on an image bearing member is provided. The controller controls a first driving current for an image section and controls a second driving current used to perform the minute emission by the light emitting element in the non-image section several times in one job. In the image section, a driving current obtained by adding the first driving current to the second driving current is supplied so that the light emitting element emits light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kiyoto Toyoizumi, Masaru Shimura, Shinsuke Kobayashi, Hideo Nanataki, Shinji Katagiri, Yasunari Watanabe, Hideaki Hasegawa, Masahiro Tambo
  • Patent number: 10946759
    Abstract: A plurality of charging stations and a plurality of commercial facilities where a user of a vehicle can stay during charging in one of the plurality of charging stations are provided. An information providing method for the vehicle includes: causing a charging server to select a plurality of candidates from among the plurality of charging stations in accordance with location information about each of the vehicle and the plurality of commercial facilities; causing the charging server to provide a car navigation device with information showing the plurality of candidates selected; causing the server to deliver an advertisement for a commercial facility associated with each of the plurality of candidates selected; and causing the charging server to receive information about a candidate selected with the car navigation device from among the plurality of candidates by the user referring to the advertisement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Satoru Sakuma, Shuhei Yamamoto, Munehiro Kamiya, Hideo Hasegawa, Shinji Kurachi, Tomoya Shimizu
  • Publication number: 20210074095
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a processor and a memory. The memory is in communication with the processor, where the memory stores computer-readable instructions that are executed by the processor. The processor performs operations including storing, in association with each other, vehicle position information with which a vehicle is identified, and parcel receipt information with which the vehicle is specified instead of an address or a name. The operations further include specifying the vehicle based on the parcel receipt information. The operations further include acquiring authentication information with which the vehicle is unlocked. The operations further include sending the authentication information to a device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Etsuko NAKAJIMA, Naoki UENOYAMA, Junya MASUI, Akira HOSHINO, Hideo HASEGAWA, Keiko NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20210055720
    Abstract: A vehicle operation system, comprising a memory and a processor coupled to the memory, the processor being configured to: identify a current location of a vehicle; identify a vehicle model of the vehicle; cause the vehicle to travel by remote operation, by at least one of a plurality of operators; determine a travel experience level indicating a degree of travel experience of each of the plurality of operators with respect to the current location of the vehicle, and determine an operation experience level indicating a degree of operation experience of each of the plurality of operators with respect to the vehicle model of the vehicle; and after receiving remote operation request information from the vehicle, perform matching between a destination of the vehicle and travel experience levels and operation experience levels of the plurality of operators, so as to select an operator to perform remote operation of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2020
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Miyako HAYASHIDA, Toshinari OGAWA, Kosuke FUJIMOTO, Hideo HASEGAWA, Shintaro MATSUTANI
  • Patent number: 10926637
    Abstract: An onboard voice outputting device includes: a judging section that judges whether or not an occupant of a vehicle is alone; and an outputting section that, in a case in which it is judged by the judging section that the occupant of the vehicle is alone, outputs information, which is an object of outputting, to a voice outputting section that is installed in the vehicle and that outputs information by voice into a vehicle cabin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Jun Ikeda, Masaki Tsukamoto, Hideo Hasegawa, Yukiya Yamane
  • Patent number: 10926658
    Abstract: A provider terminal transmits, to a server, (i) location information for specifying a location of a power supply facility for supplying power to a vehicle and (ii) an acceptance period for accepting the supply of power at the location. The user terminal transmits, to the server, (i) a desired location for the supply of power to the vehicle and (ii) a desired starting time for the supply of power to the vehicle at the desired location. The server includes: a provision DB configured to store one or more pieces of association information in which respective pieces of location information are associated with respective acceptance periods; a determination device configured to determine a power supply facility corresponding to the desired location and the desired starting time; and a communicator configured to notify a location of the power supply facility.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Satoru Sakuma, Shuhei Yamamoto, Munehiro Kamiya, Hideo Hasegawa, Shinji Kurachi, Tomoya Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10924989
    Abstract: A data center adapted to connect via a first wide area network to a core network connected with a base station and to a wireless LAN, variably controls service provided in a virtual core network of the data center to a terminal enabled to select connection to either a wireless LAN or a base station and connect to the data center.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Satoru Ishii, Hideo Hasegawa, Shintaro Nakano
  • Publication number: 20210042534
    Abstract: A vehicle operation system, comprising: an imaging device configured to capture video footage of conditions peripheral to a vehicle; a display device; a memory; and a processor that is coupled to the memory, the processor being configured to: allow the vehicle to be driven by remote operation by an operator; acquire video footage captured by the imaging device and perform image processing on the captured video footage to thereby generate processed video footage; display the processed video footage to the operator at the display device; and change image qualities of the captured video footage and the processed video footage in accordance with predetermined status information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Miyako HAYASHIDA, Toshinari OGAWA, Kosuke FUJIMOTO, Hideo HASEGAWA, Shintaro MATSUTANI
  • Publication number: 20210031796
    Abstract: A vehicle operation system including: plural vehicles; an acquiring section that acquire information of the vehicles; a deciding section that sets an operation right to enable operation of the vehicle for a first or a second operator that carries out operation of the vehicle by remote operation; an information providing section that, when the first or the second operator carries out remote operation of the vehicle, provides the information for the first operator or the second operator; a remote operation control section that, when the first or the second operator carries out remote operation of the vehicle, causes the vehicle to be operated by remote operation by operation of the first operator or the second operator; and a monitoring section that, at a time of remote operation of the vehicle, transfers the operation right to another of the first operator and the second operator when determined necessary.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Miyako HAYASHIDA, Toshinari OGAWA, Kosuke FUJIMOTO, Hideo HASEGAWA, Shintaro MATSUTANI
  • Publication number: 20210034051
    Abstract: A vehicle operation system includes: a first vehicle in which an occupant boards; and a second vehicle configured to be loaded on or towed by the first vehicle and supports plural kinds of work, the second vehicle being remotely operable by remote operation by the occupant using an operation interface of the first vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Miyako HAYASHIDA, Toshinari OGAWA, Kosuke FUJIMOTO, Hideo HASEGAWA, Shintaro MATSUTANI
  • Publication number: 20210037002
    Abstract: A system according to this invention is directed to a virtual network system that prevents unauthorized registration, alteration, or occurrence of erroneous registration when registering a virtual network function produced by a third party or system vender. The virtual network system includes an acceptor that accepts a virtual network function performing one of functions included in a virtual network service and information of a provider providing the virtual network function from the provider, a first authenticator that authenticates, based on the virtual network function and the provider information, that the provider is a valid provider, and a registration unit that registers the virtual network function when the first authenticator authenticates that the provider is a valid provider.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 8, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shintaro NAKANO, Hideo HASEGAWA, Satoru ISHII
  • Publication number: 20210031797
    Abstract: A vehicle running control device that acquires a running path of a vehicle to a destination and path information relating to autonomous driving of the vehicle on the running path; that, on the basis of the path information relating to autonomous driving, predicts a remote driving segment of the running path in which running control of the vehicle in a remote driving mode is required; that, before the vehicle reaches the predicted remote driving segment, makes a request to a remote operation equipment for entry of operation information relating to remote driving; and that, when running is being controlled in an autonomous driving mode and the operation information relating to remote driving is entered through the remote operation equipment, switch to operate in the remote driving mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Miyako HAYASHIDA, Toshinari OGAWA, Kosuke FUJIMOTO, Hideo HASEGAWA, Shintaro MATSUTANI
  • Publication number: 20210027060
    Abstract: A server includes a controller. The controller receives an image that is captured by a camera and a location of the camera at a time of capturing the image, detect a human image in the image, make a determination as to whether or not the human image detected in the image corresponds to an image of an object, predict an area of activities of the object based on the location of the camera and the time of capturing the image in response to determination that the human image corresponds to the image of the object, and command a vehicle to move to the area of activities and discover the object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: Isao Kanehara, Kazuhiro Umeda, Hideo Hasegawa, Tsuyoshi Okada, Shinjiro Nagasaki
  • Patent number: 10902857
    Abstract: An onboard control device includes: a deriving section that, on the basis of information that is an object of outputting, derives a conveying degree that expresses an extent to which it is desired to convey the information that is the object of outputting to each of plural occupants who exist within a vehicle; a selecting section that, in accordance with the conveying degrees of each of the vehicle occupants that have been derived by the deriving section, selects an outputting device that is to output the information that is the object of outputting, from among plural outputting devices that exist within the vehicle; and a control section that carries out control for causing the information, which is the object of outputting, to be outputted from the outputting device selected by the selecting section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masaki Tsukamoto, Jun Ikeda, Hideo Hasegawa, Yukiya Yamane
  • Patent number: 10897793
    Abstract: A first data center includes a first virtual network that provides a communication service in cooperation with at least a part of a communication facility of a first communication operator and a first communication unit that is operable to communicate with a second data center. The second data center includes a second virtual network that provides a communication service in cooperation with at least a part of a communication facility of a second communication operator and a second communication unit that is operable to communicate with the first data center. The first communication unit is operable to transmit to the second communication unit, communication data to be transmitted from a first terminal connecting to the first virtual network via a communication facility of the first communication operator to a second terminal connecting via a communication facility of the second communication operator to the second virtual network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shintaro Nakano, Hideo Hasegawa, Satoru Ishii
  • Patent number: 10891811
    Abstract: An authentication information issuing apparatus is configured to issue authentication information with which a vehicle is unlocked, to a portable terminal, the vehicle being capable of containing a parcel and being locked and unlocked based on the authentication information acquired from the portable terminal, and includes a storage device, an acquiring device and an authentication information sending device. The storage device is configured to store a parcel receipt ID as information with which a delivery destination of the parcel is specified and a vehicle ID as information with which the vehicle is identified, in association with each other. The acquiring device is configured to acquire the parcel receipt ID associated with a target parcel. The authentication information sending device is configured to send the authentication information with which a vehicle as a containment destination of the parcel is unlocked, to the portable terminal, based on the acquired parcel receipt ID.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Etsuko Nakajima, Naoki Uenoyama, Junya Masui, Akira Hoshino, Hideo Hasegawa, Keiko Nakano