Patents by Inventor Hideo Hoshino

Hideo Hoshino 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).

  • Publication number: 20190279154
    Abstract: A server device is configured to determine whether or not a package is able to be stored in a predetermined region of a storage device, the predetermined region being lockable and unlockable. The server device includes a processor configured to: acquire storage device information that is information about a size of the predetermined region in the storage device; acquire package information that is information about a size of the package to be stored in the predetermined region; and perform a determination to determine whether or not the package is able to be stored in the predetermined region, based on the package information and the storage device information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Etsuko Nakajima, Naoki Uenoyama, Junya Masui, Akira Hoshino, Hideo Hasegawa, Keiko Nakano
  • Publication number: 20190184936
    Abstract: A sound output apparatus and a sound output control method including a sound output controller placed in a vehicle having a door lockable and unlockable based on the result of communicated with mobile terminals are disclosed. The vehicle mounted with the sound output controller and a locking and unlocking system including the vehicle are also disclosed. The sound output controller outputs a sound that is different between when the door is unlocked by a specified mobile terminal and when the door is unlocked by other means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Naoki UENOYAMA, Etsuko Nakajima, Junya Masui, Akira Hoshino, Hideo Hasegawa, Keiko Nakano
  • Publication number: 20190176760
    Abstract: A vehicle interior monitoring system is installed in a vehicle. A door of the vehicle is configured to be locked or unlocked based on a result of communication with a mobile terminal. The vehicle interior monitoring system includes an image-capturing device configured to capture an image in a vehicle cabin of the vehicle, and an interior monitoring unit configured to, when timing at which it is estimated that the number of articles or a weight of articles in the vehicle cabin has changed is first timing, acquire an image captured by the image-capturing device at second timing that comes before the first timing and acquire an image captured by the image-capturing device at third timing that comes after the first timing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Naoki UENOYAMA, Etsuko Nakajima, Junya Masui, Akira Hoshino, Hideo Hasegawa, Keiko Nakano
  • Publication number: 20190180402
    Abstract: A delivery management system includes a client user terminal, a lock/unlock device, a delivery user terminal, and a processor. The client user terminal is used by a client user who submits a request to deliver the package to a predetermined compartment of a vehicle. The processor makes an electronic payment for a fee when a request to pay for the fee associated with a package has been made from the client user terminal. The processor issues authentication information to a delivery user terminal when the processor has made the electronic payment in a case where there is specification that the client user pays for the fee at the time of delivery of the package. The delivery user terminal makes a request of a lock/unlock device to lock or unlock the predetermined compartment with the authentication information. The lock/unlock device locks or unlocks the predetermined compartment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Etsuko NAKAJIMA, Naoki UENOYAMA, Junya MASUI, Akira HOSHINO, Hideo HASEGAWA, Keiko NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20190176755
    Abstract: An authentication information providing server includes: a memory configured to store information about vehicles associated with a recipient of a package as a place of delivery, and store pieces of authentication information corresponding to lock/unlock devices each configured to lock or unlock a corresponding one of predetermined compartments of the vehicles; and a processor configured to issue the authentication information to a delivery user terminal based on a request from the delivery user terminal, the delivery user terminal being used by a user who delivers the package, and, when there is a request from the delivery user terminal to set a place of delivery of the package to a vehicle different from a first one of the vehicles, corresponding to the authentication information issued first by the processor, issue the authentication information corresponding to a second one of the vehicles, different from the first one.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Etsuko NAKAJIMA, Naoki Uenoyama, Junya Masui, Akira Hoshino, Hideo Hasegawa, Keiko Nakano
  • Publication number: 20190154516
    Abstract: A server device includes a controller. The controller is configured to acquire temperature information that is information associated with a temperature of a predetermined area inside a vehicle, the predetermined area being configured to store a luggage and the predetermined area being configured to be locked and unlocked. The controller is configured to acquire luggage information that is information on the luggage to be stored in the predetermined area, and determine whether the predetermined area is an environment suitable for storage of the luggage at a scheduled storage time of the luggage based on the luggage information and the temperature information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Junya MASUI, Etsuko NAKAJIMA, Naoki UENOYAMA, Akira HOSHINO, Hideo HASEGAWA, Keiko NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20190152436
    Abstract: A locking and unlocking system includes a controller. The controller is configured to acquire a state of locking and unlocking, of a vehicle that is locked and unlocked based on locking and unlocking instruction information acquired from a portable terminal, and send a notification to a first device associated with the vehicle, when the vehicle is not locked during a period of time from when the vehicle is unlocked based on the locking and unlocking instruction information acquired from the portable terminal until a first timing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Naoki UENOYAMA, Etsuko NAKAJIMA, Junya MASUI, Akira HOSHINO, Hideo HASEGAWA, Keiko NAKANO
  • Patent number: 10143074
    Abstract: A filter may include: a first member having a first surface provided with a channel; and a second member set with a second surface thereof covering the channel. The first member may include a first passable portion that allows a fluid to pass between the first surface and a first space, which is defined beside a surface of the first member opposite to the first surface, through a first area of the channel. The second member may include a second passable portion that allows the fluid to pass between the second surface and a second space, which is defined beside a surface of the second member opposite to the second surface, through a second area of the channel distanced from the first area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: Gigaphoton Inc.
    Inventors: Tomohide Ichinose, Fumio Iwamoto, Yutaka Shiraishi, Tsukasa Hori, Hideo Hoshino
  • Patent number: 10141186
    Abstract: A target image-capture device may be configured to capture an image of a target that is made into plasma when irradiated with laser light and generates extreme-ultraviolet-light. The target image-capture device may include a droplet detector configured to detect passage of a droplet output as the target, and output a detection signal, an illumination light source, an image capturing element, a shutter device, and a controller configured to output, to the image capturing element, an exposure signal allowing the image capturing element to perform image capturing, and output, to the shutter device, a shutter open/close signal allowing a shutter to perform an open and close operation upon input of the detection signal. The controller may output the shutter open/close signal to the shutter device to make the shutter closed during when the droplet is irradiated with the laser light so that the plasma is generated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: Gigaphoton Inc.
    Inventors: Hirokazu Hosoda, Takayuki Yabu, Hideo Hoshino
  • Patent number: 10122145
    Abstract: A laser apparatus may include a master oscillator, a plurality of amplifiers, a photodetector device configured to detect a light beam traveling back along a laser beam path, and a controller. The photodetector device may include a first photodetector configured to detect energy of a light beam traveling back along the laser beam path and a second photodetector configured to detect power of the light beam traveling back along the laser beam path. The controller may be configured to determine that a return beam is generated when the intensity of the energy detection signal exceeds a first threshold. The controller may be configured to determine that a self-oscillation beam is generated when the intensity of the power detection signal exceeds a second threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: Gigaphoton Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshiaki Kurosawa, Hideo Hoshino
  • Publication number: 20170358442
    Abstract: A target image-capture device may be configured to capture an image of a target that is made into plasma when irradiated with laser light and generates extreme-ultraviolet-light. The target image-capture device may include a droplet detector configured to detect passage of a droplet output as the target, and output a detection signal, an illumination light source, an image capturing element, a shutter device, and a controller configured to output, to the image capturing element, an exposure signal allowing the image capturing element to perform image capturing, and output, to the shutter device, a shutter open/close signal allowing a shutter to perform an open and close operation upon input of the detection signal. The controller may output the shutter open/close signal to the shutter device to make the shutter closed during when the droplet is irradiated with the laser light so that the plasma is generated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2017
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Applicant: Gigaphoton Inc.
    Inventors: Hirokazu HOSODA, Takayuki YABU, Hideo HOSHINO
  • Patent number: 9837779
    Abstract: A laser apparatus may include, a first frame and a second frame, a sleeve through-hole provided in the second frame, a sleeve insertion hole provided in the first frame, a bolt, a positioning sleeve that is formed in an approximately cylindrical shape into which the bolt can be inserted and that positions the first frame and the second frame by passing through the sleeve through-hole and being inserted into the sleeve insertion hole, a nut that is provided in the first frame and into which the bolt is screwed, and a fall prevention unit that is provided in the second frame and that prevents the bolt and the positioning sleeve from falling.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignee: GIGAPHOTON INC.
    Inventors: Yasufumi Kawasuji, Hideo Hoshino
  • Publication number: 20170317464
    Abstract: A laser apparatus may include a master oscillator, a plurality of amplifiers, a photodetector device configured to detect a light beam traveling back along a laser beam path, and a controller. The photodetector device may include a first photodetector configured to detect energy of a light beam traveling back along the laser beam path and a second photodetector configured to detect power of the light beam traveling back along the laser beam path. The controller may be configured to determine that a return beam is generated when the intensity of the energy detection signal exceeds a first threshold. The controller may be configured to determine that a self-oscillation beam is generated when the intensity of the power detection signal exceeds a second threshold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2017
    Publication date: November 2, 2017
    Applicant: GIGAPHOTON INC.
    Inventors: Yoshiaki KUROSAWA, Hideo HOSHINO
  • Patent number: 9685756
    Abstract: There may be provided a laser amplifier including: a chamber containing a laser medium; a first window provided on the chamber, and configured to allow a laser light beam inputted from outside of the chamber to enter the chamber; an excitation unit configured to amplify, by exciting the laser medium, the laser light beam that has entered the chamber; a second window provided on the chamber, and configured to allow the laser light beam that has been amplified by the excitation unit to exit from the chamber to the outside; a mirror provided on a laser light path between the first window and the second window; and a wavelength selection film provided on one or more of the first window, the second window, and the mirror, and configured to suppress propagation of light beams of one or more suppression target wavelengths different from a desired wavelength.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2017
    Assignee: GIGAPHOTON INC.
    Inventors: Takashi Suganuma, Hideo Hoshino
  • Publication number: 20170127505
    Abstract: An extreme ultraviolet light generation system may comprise a chamber, a target supply unit configured to supply, to a predetermined region in the chamber, a target having an atomic density of 8.0×1017 atoms/cm3 or higher and 1.3×1018 atoms/cm3 or lower, and a laser apparatus configured to irradiate the predetermined region with a pulse laser beam having an energy density of 10.5 J/cm2 or higher and 52.3 J/cm2 or lower in the predetermined region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2017
    Publication date: May 4, 2017
    Applicants: Institute for Laser Technology, Gigaphoton Inc.
    Inventors: Atsushi SUNAHARA, Georg SOUMAGNE, Yoshifumi UENO, Hideo HOSHINO
  • Publication number: 20160365694
    Abstract: A laser apparatus may include, a first frame and a second frame, a sleeve through-hole provided in the second frame, a sleeve insertion hole provided in the first frame, a bolt, a positioning sleeve that is formed in an approximately cylindrical shape into which the bolt can be inserted and that positions the first frame and the second frame by passing through the sleeve through-hole and being inserted into the sleeve insertion hole, a nut that is provided in the first frame and into which the bolt is screwed, and a fall prevention unit that is provided in the second frame and that prevents the bolt and the positioning sleeve from falling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2014
    Publication date: December 15, 2016
    Inventors: Yasufumi KAWASUJI, Hideo HOSHINO
  • Publication number: 20160227637
    Abstract: A filter may include: a first member having a first surface provided with a channel; and a second member set with a second surface thereof covering the channel. The first member may include a first passable portion that allows a fluid to pass between the first surface and a first space, which is defined beside a surface of the first member opposite to the first surface, through a first area of the channel. The second member may include a second passable portion that allows the fluid to pass between the second surface and a second space, which is defined beside a surface of the second member opposite to the second surface, through a second area of the channel distanced from the first area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2014
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Applicant: GIGAPHOTON INC.
    Inventors: Tomohide ICHINOSE, Fumio IWAMOTO, Yutaka SHIRAISHI, Tsukasa HORI, Hideo HOSHINO
  • Publication number: 20160172820
    Abstract: There may be provided a laser amplifier including: a chamber containing a laser medium; a first window provided on the chamber, and configured to allow a laser light beam inputted from outside of the chamber to enter the chamber; an excitation unit configured to amplify, by exciting the laser medium, the laser light beam that has entered the chamber; a second window provided on the chamber, and configured to allow the laser light beam that has been amplified by the excitation unit to exit from the chamber to the outside; a mirror provided on a laser light path between the first window and the second window; and a wavelength selection film provided on one or more of the first window, the second window, and the mirror, and configured to suppress propagation of light beams of one or more suppression target wavelengths different from a desired wavelength.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2016
    Publication date: June 16, 2016
    Applicant: GIGAPHOTON INC.
    Inventors: Takashi SUGANUMA, Hideo HOSHINO
  • Patent number: 9362703
    Abstract: An optical device may include: an optical module disposed in a beam delivery path of a laser beam; a beam adjusting unit disposed in the beam delivery path for adjusting the beam delivery path of the laser beam; a measuring unit disposed in the beam delivery path for detecting the beam delivery path; and a control unit for controlling the beam adjusting unit based on a detection result of the beam delivery path of the laser beam detected by the measuring unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2016
    Assignee: GIGAPHOTON INC.
    Inventors: Hakaru Mizoguchi, Takashi Suganuma, Hideo Hoshino, Osamu Wakabayashi
  • Patent number: 9318864
    Abstract: A laser apparatus may include: a master oscillator configured to output a pulsed laser beam at a repetition rate; at least one amplifier disposed on a beam path of the pulsed laser beam; at least one optical shutter disposed on the beam path of the pulsed laser beam; and a controller configured to switch the at least one optical shutter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: GIGAPHOTON INC.
    Inventors: Krzysztof Nowak, Osamu Wakabayashi, Hideo Hoshino