Patents by Inventor Hideo Ito

Hideo Ito 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: 20200346609
    Abstract: A completely folded body of an airbag, includes: an outer peripheral wall including a vehicle body side wall portion, and a receiving side wall portion. An outer peripheral edge side in a state where the receiving side wall portion is superimposed on the vehicle body side wall portion and is flatly deployed is subjected to radial folding and folded. An accommodation recess portion for accommodating an upper portion on a gas supply port side of an inflator is provided on a bottom surface. A radially-folded folded portion is disposed so as to surround a circumference of an intermediate portion from a base portion near the center of the ceiling surface of the accommodation recess portion in a linear supply path, for supplying the inflation gas from the inflator, to a tip portion disposed on an inner surface side near the center of the receiving side wall portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventors: Toshihito YANAGISAWA, Takanori KOMATSU, Hideo HIGASHI, Akira ITO
  • Publication number: 20200346306
    Abstract: A laser cut-and-machined product made from a plated steel plate. A cut face of the plated steel plate is coated with plating-layer-containing metal of a top surface of the plated steel plate that is melted and/or evaporated at the time of laser cutting and machining.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicants: AMADA CO., LTD., NISSHIN STEEL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideo HARA, Masahito ITO, Masanori UEHARA, Hiroshi ASADA, Hirokazu SASAKI, Hiroshi HORIKAWA
  • Patent number: 10807573
    Abstract: A driving assistance control apparatus of a vehicle includes a blind area detector, a driving operation detector, and an electronic control unit. The blind area detector is configured to detect the presence or absence of a blind area as seen from the vehicle in a traveling direction of the vehicle. The driving operation detector is configured to detect driving operation of the driver. The electronic control unit is configured to perform automatic deceleration control of the vehicle based on detection of the presence of the blind area by the blind area detector. The electronic control unit is configured to start the automatic deceleration control, by referring to the driving operation of the driver after detection of the presence of the blind area by the blind area detector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, National University Corporation Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
    Inventors: Shintaro Inoue, Hideo Inoue, Pongsathorn Raksincharoensak, Yuichi Saito, Masao Nagai, Takuma Ito, Tsukasa Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10808267
    Abstract: Provided is a novel production system that does not involve, or can minimize, the transport of liquid ammonia in the production of an organic compound or the production of a microorganism by microbial fermentation. A production system for an organic compound or a microorganism includes: an ammonia synthesis apparatus in which an ammonia-containing gas is synthesized by reaction of a source gas containing hydrogen and nitrogen in the presence of a supported ruthenium catalyst; and a culture apparatus that cultures a microorganism having organic compound productivity using ammonia originating from the ammonia-containing gas obtained by using the ammonia synthesis apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignees: Ajinomoto Co., Inc., Tokyo Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Mitsuhiro Kishino, Hiroyuki Kojima, Hideo Hosono, Michikazu Hara, Masaaki Kitano, Toshiharu Yokoyama, Toru Numaguchi, Munenobu Ito, Kazuteru Yamada, Hiromi Noguchi
  • Patent number: 10763484
    Abstract: A wiring module includes multiple bus bars, a resin protector that has one or more holding portions that hold the bus bars and is provided with a tolerance absorbing portion that absorbs tolerance in the arrangement direction of power storage elements, and a cover that is attached to the resin protector and holds all of the holding portions. The resin protector is provided with a locking portion that locks the cover, the locking portion projecting in a direction identical to the projecting direction of electrode terminals and extending along the arrangement direction of the power storage elements. The cover is provided with a lock-receiving portion that is locked to the locking portion. The locking portion and the lock-receiving portion are locked in a manner of enabling relative movement along the arrangement direction of the power storage elements at an edge portion of the cover that extends in the arrangement direction of the power storage elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroki Shimoda, Shinichi Takase, Nobuyuki Matsumura, Yoshinori Ito, Hideo Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10759005
    Abstract: A laser cutting and machining method for plated steel plated, when irradiating a laser beam LB on to the upper surface of a plated steel plate W and laser cutting and machining same: a plating layer-containing metal that has been melted and/or evaporated by the irradiation of the laser beam LB is caused to flow on to a cut surface of the plated steel plate W as a result of assist gas that is jetted towards a laser machining units; and the plating layer-containing metal is coated on the cut surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignees: AMADA HOLDINGS CO., LTD., NISSHIN STEEL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideo Hara, Masahito Ito, Masanori Uehara, Hiroshi Asada, Hirokazu Sasaki, Hiroshi Horikawa
  • Publication number: 20200267439
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus that controls a movable body that transports a user holding an entertainment ticket to and/or from an entertainment site where an entertainment is performed, the information processing apparatus including a control unit that executes: electronically reading the entertainment ticket held by the user; identifying the entertainment site associated with the entertainment ticket; generating an instruction for causing the movable body to move for transporting the user to the identified entertainment site; receiving picture data transmitted from the identified entertainment site; and providing a picture obtained by decoding the picture data to the user on board the movable body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hideo Hasegawa, Tadahiro Kashiwai, Yusuke Kaneko, Akihiro Yamaguchi, Yuki Ito, Naoki Uenoyama, Takahiro Shiga
  • Patent number: 10746620
    Abstract: A pressure measure sheet having a sheet shape and having a pressure measure surface, the pressure measure sheet being adapted to be arranged on a surface of a measured object, includes: a plurality of pressure measure ports provided through the pressure measure surface; at least one connection port adapted to be connected to a side of a pressure measure device; and a coupler part including a plurality of through-tubes penetrating the plurality of pressure measure ports and the at least one connection port, in which the pressure measure sheet includes a region in which the plurality of through-tubes are arrayed in nonparallel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignees: JAPAN AEROSPACE EXPLORATION AGENCY, TOKYO FLUID RESEARCH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masataka Kohzai, Yuzuru Yokokawa, Kazuomi Yamamoto, Yasushi Ito, Hideo Omotani
  • Publication number: 20200246982
    Abstract: There is provided a robot device including: a head portion coupled to a trunk; four leg portions on a front left, a front right, a rear left, and a rear right coupled to the trunk; a first indirect portion that tilts the head portion left and right; and a second joint portion that rotates, with respect to the trunk, one of the leg portions on the rear left and the rear right to a front side, and the other to a rear side. It is possible to faithfully reproduce the movement of the four-legged animal by providing the first joint portion and the second joint portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 6, 2018
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hidenori ISHIBASHI, Tomoo MIZUKAMI, Takuma ARAKI, Masato MURAKI, Tomoyuki ARAI, Goushi KOIKE, Takayuki ITO, Kouta KATSUMURA, Yohei WATANABE, Muneyuki HORIGUCHI, Takashi MAEDA, Satoshi MUTO, Hideo MIYANO
  • Publication number: 20200250599
    Abstract: An information processing device that controls a mobile object including lodging equipment with a plurality of compartments performs: creating an operation schedule including a first period in which movement for allowing a plurality of users to ride in or alight from the mobile object is a main purpose and a second period in which riding and alighting of the users are not required based on lodging requests acquired from the plurality of users; and generating an operation instruction for executing different controls on the mobile object in the first period and the second period and transmitting the operation instruction to the corresponding mobile object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 9, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hideo Hasegawa, Tadahiro Kashiwai, Yusuke Kaneko, Akihiro Yamaguchi, Yuki Ito, Naoki Uenoyama, Takahiro Shiga
  • Publication number: 20200241557
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus for controlling a mobile object configured to provide a commodity or service while touring a plurality of areas, the apparatus including a control unit configured to execute: predicting a business result of the mobile object that tours the areas, and generating business prediction data; and generating a coupon to be provided to users who are present in any one of the areas and distributing coupon data including the coupon to terminals associated with the users such that the business result satisfies a prescribed policy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hideo HASEGAWA, Tadahiro KASHIWAI, Yusuke KANEKO, Akihiro YAMAGUCHI, Yuki ITO, Naoki UENOYAMA, Takahiro SHIGA
  • Publication number: 20200233416
    Abstract: A mobile object system includes: an information processing apparatus; and an autonomous travel vehicle. The information processing apparatus transmits to the autonomous travel vehicle first data and second data in association with each other, the first data being information for introducing a content of a commodity or a service to a user, the second data being information regarding a base that provides the commodity or service. The autonomous travel vehicle introduces the commodity or service to the user in the vehicle based on the first data, and moves to the base indicated in the second data upon reception of an instruction from the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2019
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hideo HASEGAWA, Tadahiro Kashiwai, Yusuke Kaneko, Akihiro Yamaguchi, Yuki Ito, Naoki Uenoyama, Takahiro Shiga
  • Publication number: 20200225044
    Abstract: A map information provision system includes: a road map information database configured to store road map information; a vehicle position determination unit configured to detect and determine a position of a vehicle on a road; a road map information extraction unit configured to extract the road map information around the vehicle from the road map information database, based on the position of the vehicle; and a waypoint map constructor unit configured to determine positions of waypoints and configure a waypoint map that is made up of the plurality of the waypoints, wherein the waypoint map is supplied to a driving support device for the vehicle or a driving control device for the vehicle and is utilized as map information on the planned driving route.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2018
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Applicants: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, The University of Tokyo, National University Corporation Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, School Judicial Person IKUTOKU GAKUEN
    Inventors: Kyoichi TOHRIYAMA, Takuma ITO, Satoshi NAKAMURA, Minoru KAMATA, Pongsathorn RAKSINCHAROENSAK, Tsukasa SHIMIZU, Hideo INOUE
  • Publication number: 20200226042
    Abstract: A storage system includes a plurality of storage nodes. The storage node includes: one or more storage devices which respectively provide a storage area; and one or more control software which read/write requested data from/into the corresponding storage device according to a request from a higher-level device, wherein each of the control software retains predetermined configuration information required for reading/writing requested data from/into the corresponding storage device according to a request from the higher-level device, wherein a plurality of the control software are managed as a redundancy group, and the configuration information retained in each of the control software belonging to the same redundancy group is synchronously updated, and wherein the plurality of control software configuring the redundancy group are each deployed in respectively different storage nodes so as to distribute a load of each of the storage nodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2020
    Publication date: July 16, 2020
    Inventors: Masakuni AGETSUMA, Yuko MATSUI, Shintaro ITO, Hideo SAITO
  • Publication number: 20200211144
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus manages a ride-sharing system in which a plurality of users travels together on the same moving vehicle. The apparatus includes a control unit configured to calculate a second evaluation value for a user group traveling on the same moving vehicle, based on a first evaluation value based on a user's attribute and a time during which the user group is maintained, and in a case where there is a candidate user who is a candidate of a user newly riding in a predetermined moving vehicle, calculate the second evaluation value when a predetermined user group is formed for the predetermined moving vehicle, and determine a response policy for the candidate user based on whether or not the second evaluation value satisfies a predetermined policy.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hideo HASEGAWA, Tadahiro KASHIWAI, Yusuke KANEKO, Akihiro YAMAGUCHI, Yuki ITO, Naoki UENOYAMA, Takahiro SHIGA
  • Patent number: 10658572
    Abstract: A magnetoresistance effect element includes first and second magnetic layers having a perpendicular magnetization direction, and a first non-magnetic layer disposed adjacent to the first magnetic layer and on a side opposite to a side on which the second magnetic layer is disposed. An interfacial perpendicular magnetic anisotropy exists at an interface between the first magnetic layer and the first non-magnetic layer, and the anisotropy causes the first magnetic layer to have a magnetization direction perpendicular to the surface of the layers. An atomic fraction of all magnetic elements to all magnetic and non-magnetic elements included in the second magnetic layer is smaller than that of the first magnetic layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: TOHOKU UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Hideo Sato, Shoji Ikeda, Mathias Bersweiler, Hiroaki Honjo, Kyota Watanabe, Shunsuke Fukami, Fumihiro Matsukura, Kenchi Ito, Masaaki Niwa, Tetsuo Endoh, Hideo Ohno
  • Patent number: 10650225
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes an imaging unit, a determination unit, and a discrimination unit. The imaging unit images a target object using signals in a predetermined wavelength band in which a spectral transmittance of a specific substance of a plurality of substances on a surface of the target object is different from a spectral transmittance of the other substances of the plurality of substances. The determination unit determines a distribution state of the specific substance on the surface of the target object based on an image captured by the imaging unit. The discrimination unit discriminates a class to which the target object belongs based on the distribution state of the specific substance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Shunsuke Nakano, Yoshinori Ito, Hiroshi Sato, Takahisa Yamamoto, Yuji Kaneda, Atsuo Nomoto, Satoshi Yashiro, Hideo Noro, Kiyotaka Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10644234
    Abstract: A method for producing a magnetic memory includes: forming a magnetic film having a non-magnetic layer between a first magnetic layer and a second magnetic layer on a substrate having an electrode layer; performing annealing treatment at a first treatment temperature in a state where a magnetic field is applied in a direction perpendicular to a film surface of the first or the second magnetic layer in vacuum; forming a magnetic tunnel junction element; forming a protective film protecting the magnetic tunnel junction element; a formation accompanied by thermal history, in which a constituent element of a magnetic memory is formed after the protective film formation on the substrate; and implementing annealing treatment at a second treatment temperature lower than the first treatment temperature on the substrate in an annealing treatment chamber, in vacuum or inert gas wherein no magnetic field is applied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: TOHOKU UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Kenchi Ito, Tetsuo Endoh, Shoji Ikeda, Hideo Sato, Hideo Ohno, Sadahiko Miura, Masaaki Niwa, Hiroaki Honjo
  • Publication number: 20200127325
    Abstract: As a novel sulfide compound having a low elastic modulus while retaining the high ion conductivity, a sulfide compound for a solid electrolyte of a lithium secondary battery that includes a crystal phase of a cubic argyrodite type crystal structure, and is represented by the compositional formula: Li7?xPS6?xClyBrz, wherein x in the compositional formula satisfies x=y+z and 1.0<x?1.8, and a ratio (z/y) of the molar ratio of Br to the molar ratio of Cl is from 0.1 to 10.0 is proposed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Tsukasa Takahashi, Takashi Chikumoto, Takahiro Ito, Hideo Uesugi
  • Patent number: 10621060
    Abstract: A storage system includes a plurality of storage nodes. The storage node includes: one or more storage devices which respectively provide a storage area; and one or more control software which read/write requested data from/into the corresponding storage device according to a request from a higher-level device, wherein each of the control software retains predetermined configuration information required for reading/writing requested data from/into the corresponding storage device according to a request from the higher-level device, wherein a plurality of the control software are managed as a redundancy group, and the configuration information retained in each of the control software belonging to the same redundancy group is synchronously updated, and wherein the plurality of control software configuring the redundancy group are each deployed in respectively different storage nodes so as to distribute a load of each of the storage nodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Masakuni Agetsuma, Yuko Matsui, Shintaro Ito, Hideo Saito