Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Ishikawa

Hiroshi Ishikawa 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: 11961059
    Abstract: The present disclosure promotes distribution of sensor data among a plurality of business operators. A controller that an information processing system according to the present disclosure includes collects first data including a plurality of items and personal information from mobile bodies belonging to a first business operator. The controller converts the first data to second data not being usable to identify individuals. The controller provides data in a range decided based on content of a predetermined data use contract, among the second data, to a second business operator. The controller calculates a consideration for the data that is to be paid by the second business operator, based on a data use record of the second business operator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuaki Matsueda, Takashi Sueki, Jun Okamoto, Takumi Wada, Ryo Midorikawa, Junichi Nonaka, Wataru Shiraishi, Yasuhisa Fujiwara, Hiroshi Ishikawa, Shigeru Ichikawa, Hidetaka Eguchi, Masayo Nagai, Mika Inaba
  • Publication number: 20240118882
    Abstract: A server that distributes software, includes one or more processors configured to: classify a plurality of vehicles that is software distribution targets into a first vehicle and a second vehicle; and prioritize software distribution to the second vehicle over software distribution to the first vehicle. The first vehicle is configured to wirelessly communicate with the server, and receive the software distributed by the server directly from the server. The second vehicle is configured to communicate with mobile equipment that wirelessly communicates with the server, and receive the software distributed by the server via the mobile equipment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2023
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Inventors: Tomoyasu ISHIKAWA, Hiroshi INOUE, Shunsuke TANIMORI, Nana KIKUIRE
  • Publication number: 20240118886
    Abstract: Mobile equipment includes one or more first processors and a communication module. The one or more first processors are configured to generate a package including update software and rollback data. The one or more first processors are configured to control the communication module to send the package to a vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2023
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Inventors: Tomoyasu ISHIKAWA, Hiroshi INOUE, Shunsuke TANIMORI, Nana KIKUIRE
  • Publication number: 20240118885
    Abstract: User equipment includes one or more processors configured to: receive data on updating software on an in-vehicle electronic control unit (ECU); transmit the received data to a vehicle; and display progress of a first update process when the first update process is performed. The first update process is a process of updating the software on the in-vehicle ECU using the received data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2023
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Inventors: Tomoyasu ISHIKAWA, Hiroshi INOUE, Shunsuke TANIMORI, Nana KIKUIRE
  • Patent number: 11955256
    Abstract: A signal transmission cable is provided with a conductor, an insulator covering around the conductor, a shield layer covering around the insulator, a sheath covering around the shield layer, and a plating base layer is provided between the insulator and the shield layer to cover around the insulator. The shield layer has a plating layer provided to cover the plating base layer to be in contact with an outer peripheral surface of the plating base layer. A surface roughness of an outer peripheral surface of the plating layer is less than a surface roughness of an inner peripheral surface of the plating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: PROTERIAL, LTD.
    Inventors: Hideyuki Sagawa, Detian Huang, Takahiro Sugiyama, Hideki Nonen, Masashi Arai, Hiroshi Ishikawa, Xinweilong Li
  • Patent number: 11951692
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a fiber-reinforced resin material having minimal directionality of strength as well as excellent productivity, a method and device for manufacturing a fiber-reinforced resin material whereby a molded article is obtained, and a device for inspecting a fiber bundle group. A method for manufacturing a sheet-shaped fiber-reinforced resin material in which a paste (P1) is impregnated between cut fiber bundles (CF), the method for manufacturing a fiber-reinforced resin material including a coating step applying a coating of a paste (P1) on a first sheet (S11) conveyed in a predetermined direction, a cutting step for cutting a long fiber bundle (CF) using a cutter (113A), a scattering step for dispersing the cut fiber bundles (CF) and scattering the cut fiber bundles (CF) on the paste (P1), and an impregnation step for pressing a fiber bundle group (F1) and the paste (P1) on the first sheet (S11) and impregnating the paste (P1) between the fiber bundles (CF).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Iwata, Nobuyuki Yamamoto, Hajime Okutsu, Ryuichi Ishikawa, Koichi Akiyama, Takayuki Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11956714
    Abstract: A user equipment includes a receiving unit configured to receive, from a network node in a VPLMN (Visited Public land mobile network), information indicating a PLMN to be prioritized and information indicating a trigger of PLMN selection; and a control unit configured to execute the PLMN selection, based on the information indicating the PLMN to be prioritized and the information indicating the trigger of the PLMN selection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Shinya Takeda, Hiroshi Ishikawa, Maoki Hikosaka, Kenichiro Aoyagi, Atsushi Minokuchi, Ban Al-Bakri
  • Publication number: 20240103839
    Abstract: A mobile terminal includes: one or more memories; and one or more processors configured to receive, from a vehicle, pre-update software of a single-bank computer mounted on the vehicle; and transmit, to the vehicle, update software acquired from a server after the received pre-update software is stored in the one or more memories.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Inventors: Tomoyasu ISHIKAWA, Hiroshi INOUE, Shunsuke TANIMORI, Nana KIKUIRE
  • Patent number: 11943700
    Abstract: In 5G cell (230) of 5G system (200), upon detecting that access to the 5G system (200) is barred, the 5G system (200) is congested, 5G core network (220) of the 5G system (200) does not support IMS-type communication service, or fallback to 4G system (300) is instructed, UE (100) selects 4G cell (330) of the 4G system (300) as a target cell for connection. The UE (100) transmits a connection request signal for the IMS-type communication service to the target cell for connection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Kenichiro Aoyagi, Hiroshi Ishikawa, Atsushi Minokuchi, Shinya Takeda
  • Patent number: 11934022
    Abstract: A photoelectric fiber includes a fiber including a core through which light is guided; an electrical unit formed continuously with the fiber, the electrical unit being configured to house a photoelectric conversion chip including a photoelectric conversion element; and an external electrode formed on a front surface of at least one of the fiber or the electrical unit, wherein the photoelectric conversion chip is optically connected to the core and electrically connected to the external electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
    Inventors: Norio Sato, Atsushi Aratake, Makoto Abe, Takuya Tanaka, Kota Shikama, Takao Fukumitsu, Hiroshi Ishikawa
  • Publication number: 20240086172
    Abstract: A vehicle of a user that is equipped with an electronic control unit includes one or more processors configured to communicate with an information processing device of the user. The one or more processors are configured to perform control for causing the vehicle to perform notification of a plurality of progresses in an update process of software used in the electronic control unit, perform control for notifying the information processing device of a first progress among the progresses at a first frequency, and perform control for notifying the information processing device of a second progress among the progresses at a second frequency. The second progress is different from the first progress. The second frequency is lower than the first frequency.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2023
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Inventors: Tomoyasu ISHIKAWA, Hiroshi INOUE, Shunsuke TANIMORI, Nana KIKUIRE
  • Publication number: 20240086171
    Abstract: A vehicle equipped with an electronic control unit includes: one or more communication devices configured to receive from a server an approval request to a user regarding update of software used in the electronic control unit; and one or more processors configured to receive a predetermined vehicle-side operation for the approval request, perform control for notifying, to an information processing device of the user, a vehicle-side operation result of the predetermined vehicle-side operation without going through the server when the predetermined vehicle-side operation is received, and perform control for withdrawing the approval request received by the one or more communication devices when the vehicle receives from the information processing device a device-side operation result of a predetermined device-side operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 19, 2023
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Inventors: Tomoyasu ISHIKAWA, Hiroshi INOUE, Shunsuke TANIMORI, Nana KIKUIRE
  • Publication number: 20240069893
    Abstract: A server includes one or more processors configured to: make a request of a first terminal and a second terminal for a reply as to whether to approve a process related to update of software for a control device mounted on a vehicle, the first terminal being a terminal mounted on the vehicle, and the second terminal being a terminal to be carried by a user of the vehicle; and when receiving both the reply from the first terminal and the reply from the second terminal as a response to the request, invalidate the reply from the second terminal and validate the reply from the first terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tomoyasu ISHIKAWA, Hiroshi INOUE, Shunsuke TANIMORI, Nana KIKUIRE
  • Publication number: 20240069900
    Abstract: A server determines whether a vehicle is being driven. The server sends a notification, requesting a user of the vehicle to approve processing related to a software update of a control device installed in the vehicle. When the server determines that the vehicle is being driven, the server sends the notification to an in-vehicle terminal mounted on the vehicle. When the server determines that the vehicle is not being driven, the server sends the notification to a mobile terminal portable by the user of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tomoyasu ISHIKAWA, Hiroshi INOUE, Shunsuke TANIMORI, Nana KIKUIRE
  • Publication number: 20240073142
    Abstract: A communication system includes a vehicle including a control device configured to store a control program, a terminal configured to give a notification about predetermined information, and a server configured to communicate with the vehicle and the terminal. The server is configured to transmit update data for the control program. The processor is configured to reduce a data amount of information to be transmitted to the terminal about a transmission status of the update data when the server transmits the update data to the vehicle via the terminal, as compared to a data amount of information to be transmitted to the terminal about the transmission status when the server transmits the update data to the vehicle without intermediation of the terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tomoyasu ISHIKAWA, Hiroshi INOUE, Shunsuke TANIMORI, Nana KIKUIRE
  • Publication number: 20240069894
    Abstract: A server updates software on a control device of a vehicle through wireless communication. The server includes a processor and an interface. The processor performs a process of obtaining user's consent to update the software. The processor instructs to start an update process of first software and second software when the consent to update the first software and the second software is obtained. When an error occurs during the update process of the first software, the processor requests again the consent to update the first software and selectively requests again the consent to update the second software based on predetermined connection between the first software and the second software, before performing again the update process of the first software and the second software.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tomoyasu ISHIKAWA, Hiroshi INOUE, Shunsuke TANIMORI, Nana KIKUIRE
  • Publication number: 20240069896
    Abstract: A software management system includes: a vehicle including a control device storing software and a display device; and a server including one or more processors that update the software by wireless communication. When a first error due to the server occurs, the one or more processors cancel software update and request the vehicle to display a description of the first error on the display device. When a second error different from the first error occurs, the vehicle cancels the software update, and displays a description of the second error on the display device without being requested by the one or more processors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2023
    Publication date: February 29, 2024
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tomoyasu ISHIKAWA, Hiroshi INOUE, Shunsuke TANIMORI, Nana KIKUIRE
  • Patent number: 11911806
    Abstract: Provided is a substrate cleaning device, an abnormality determination method of a substrate cleaning device, and an abnormality determination program of a substrate cleaning device for determining whether there is an abnormality in a roll cleaning member that is attached. A substrate cleaning device includes: a holder to which a roll cleaning member for cleaning a substrate is attached in a detachable manner; a rotation device which makes the roll cleaning member attached to the holder rotate; a sensor which measures information concerning a vibration of the roll cleaning member during rotation; and a control device which determines, based on a measurement result of the sensor, whether there is an abnormality in the roll cleaning member attached to the holder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: EBARA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masumi Nishijima, Kunimasa Matsushita, Hiroshi Ishikawa
  • Publication number: 20240057010
    Abstract: A network node includes: a transmission unit configured to register a terminal to a UDR (User Data Repository); a reception unit configured to receive, from the UDR, information for identifying the UDR as a response to registration of the terminal; and a control unit configured to associate the terminal and the information for identifying the UDR with a first time at which the terminal is registered to the UDR to be stored. In a case where an error indication of the UDR is received by the reception unit, the control unit determines whether or not a re-registration of the terminal is needed, based on a time included in the error indication and the first time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2021
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Applicant: NTT DOCOMO, INC.
    Inventors: Atsushi Minokuchi, Shin Nishida, Yuko Ukawa, Hiroshi Ishikawa
  • Patent number: 11897488
    Abstract: An autonomous driving assistance device includes a manual driving control section, an autonomous driving control section, and a travelling condition determining section. If it is detected that there is a malfunction in a first sensor during control of the autonomous driving of the vehicle, the autonomous driving control section executes emergency autonomous driving until a predetermined condition is satisfied while changing, based on the determined travelling condition, a driving manner of an emergency autonomous driving as compared with a driving manner of the autonomous driving executed before no malfunctions are detected in the first sensor; and after the emergency autonomous driving is terminated, the autonomous driving assistance device being configured to selectively execute one of: causing the autonomous driving control section to stop the vehicle; and causing the manual driving control section to control the manual driving.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouichi Masuda, Hiroshi Ishikawa, Takahisa Yokoyama, Takehito Fujii