Patents by Inventor Hiroyuki Takei

Hiroyuki Takei 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: 11807264
    Abstract: A driving assistance apparatus includes: a driver identifying unit that identifies a driver driving a vehicle; an evaluation data obtaining unit that obtains, based on an identification result of the driver identifying unit, evaluation data on the driver's visual cognitive ability for an event that occurs when the driver is driving the vehicle; an event detecting unit that detects, on the basis of surrounding information data indicating a situation of the vehicle's surroundings, whether or not the event has occurred; and a processing unit that determines, in a case where the event has been detected and on the basis of the evaluation data on the driver, the evaluation data being related to the event, whether or not notification information is to be output from an output unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: JVCKENWOOD Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Takei, Masaru Ninomiya, Shuji Hakoshima, Miku Komurata
  • Publication number: 20230200695
    Abstract: An evaluation device includes an image data acquisition unit that acquires image data on eyeballs of a subject, a point-of-gaze detector that detects positional data on a point of gaze of the subject based on the image data, a display controller that causes a display unit to display a plurality of routes that connect a start point and an end point and a plurality of target subjects that are arranged along the routes, an area setting unit that sets a route area corresponding to each of the routes and a target area corresponding to each of the target subjects on the display unit, a determination unit that determines whether a point of view of the subject is present in the route area and the target area based on the positional data on the point of gaze, and an evaluation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2023
    Publication date: June 29, 2023
    Inventor: Hiroyuki Takei
  • Publication number: 20220144302
    Abstract: A driving assistance apparatus includes: a driver identifying unit that identifies a driver driving a vehicle; an evaluation data obtaining unit that obtains, based on an identification result of the driver identifying unit, evaluation data on the driver's visual cognitive ability for an event that occurs when the driver is driving the vehicle; an event detecting unit that detects, on the basis of surrounding information data indicating a situation of the vehicle's surroundings, whether or not the event has occurred; and a processing unit that determines, in a case where the event has been detected and on the basis of the evaluation data on the driver, the evaluation data being related to the event, whether or not notification information is to be output from an output unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2022
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Takei, Masaru Ninomiya, Shuji Hakoshima, Miku Komurata
  • Publication number: 20220092880
    Abstract: An eyeball detection device includes an imaging device that obtains a face image which includes the left and right eyeball images of the target person; a first distance calculating unit that calculates a first-type distance representing the distance between the target person and the imaging device; and an eyeball searching unit that performs a search for the left and right eyeball images from the face image and, when only one of the left and right eyeball images of the target person is detected, searches for the other eyeball image of the target person based on the search result regarding the already-detected eyeball image as obtained by the eyeball detecting unit, based on the first-type distance, and based on a second-type distance representing the distance between the left and right eyeballs of the target person.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2021
    Publication date: March 24, 2022
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Takei, Shuji Hakoshima
  • Publication number: 20210345924
    Abstract: An evaluation device includes a display unit; a gaze point detection unit detecting a position of a gaze point of a subject; a display control unit causing the display unit to display a video for task of causing the subject to gaze at a final arrival point of a moving object; a region setting unit setting a movement route region corresponding to a movement route of the moving object according to a movement rule and a final arrival point region corresponding to the final arrival point; a determination unit determining, based on the position of the gaze point, whether the gaze point exists in the movement route region and the final arrival point region in a display period; a calculation unit calculating gaze point data in the display period based on a determination result; and an evaluation unit obtaining evaluation data of the subject based on the gaze point data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2021
    Publication date: November 11, 2021
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Takei, Makoto Kito
  • Patent number: 10988869
    Abstract: A multilayer fabric includes a binding portion in which weft fiber layers stacked in a thickness-wise direction are all bound by warps and a non-binding portion including a slit where a fifth fiber layer and a seventh fiber layer, which are the weft fiber layers, are not bound by warps. The multilayer fabric includes an intersection formed at a boundary of the binding portion and the non-binding portion. The intersection is formed by intersecting the warps that are adjacent in a second direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Takei, Ryuta Kamiya
  • Publication number: 20200109493
    Abstract: A fiber structure, used as a reinforcement base material of a fiber-reinforced composite and including a multi-layered fabric including a warp layer and a weft layer, includes a first portion, and a second portion continuous with the first portion along one direction where the one direction refers to a direction in which warp yarns or weft yarns are adjacent to each other in the warp layer or the weft layer respectively. The warp yarns forming the second portion are thicker than those forming the first portion, and/or the weft yarns forming the second portion are thicker than those forming the first portion. When a pitch between the yarns refers to a distance between main axes of the yarns adjacent to each other in the one direction, the pitch between the yarns in the second portion is smaller than that in the first portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Publication date: April 9, 2020
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventor: Hiroyuki TAKEI
  • Publication number: 20200031061
    Abstract: A fiber structure including a multi-layered fabric includes a first fabric layer and a second fabric layer. The first fabric layer and the second fabric layer are stacked one over another in the thickness direction of the multi-layered fabric. A warp yarn in the first fabric layer is thicker than a warp yarn in the second fabric layer, and/or a weft yarn in the first fabric layer is thicker than a weft yarn in the second fabric layer, and a pitch in the first fabric layer is smaller than a pitch in the second fabric layer, where each of the pitches refers to a distance between any two main axes of yarns adjacent to each other in each of the warp layer and the weft layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2018
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventor: Hiroyuki TAKEI
  • Publication number: 20180320296
    Abstract: A multilayer fabric includes a binding portion in which weft fiber layers stacked in a thickness-wise direction are all bound by warps and a non-binding portion including a slit where a fifth fiber layer and a seventh fiber layer, which are the weft fiber layers, are not bound by warps. The multilayer fabric includes an intersection formed at a boundary of the binding portion and the non-binding portion. The intersection is formed by intersecting the warps that are adjacent in a second direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2016
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki
    Inventors: Hiroyuki TAKEI, Ryuta KAMIYA
  • Patent number: 9594321
    Abstract: A binder resin for toner includes a carboxy group-containing vinyl resin (C), a glycidyl group-containing vinyl resin (E), a reactant thereof, and a fatty acid metal salt (M), in which the carboxy group-containing vinyl resin (C) includes a high molecular weight vinyl resin (H) having a peak in a region in which the molecular weight is equal to or more than 2.5×104 and equal to or less than 1.2×106 in the molecular weight distribution of a THF soluble content and a low molecular weight vinyl resin (L) having a peak in a region in which the molecular weight is equal to or more than 2×103 and equal to or less than 2×104 in the molecular weight distribution of a THF soluble content. The reactant of the carboxy group-containing vinyl resin (C) and the glycidyl group-containing vinyl resin (E) is formed in the presence of the fatty acid metal salt (M).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignee: MITSUI CHEMICALS, INC.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Matsuoka, Hiroyuki Takei
  • Patent number: 9023294
    Abstract: Provided is a cell concentration and purification device, having: a function of continuously concentrating cells; a function of then subsequently disposing the cells continuously in a specific region of a channel; a function of simultaneously recognizing, based on an image, the shape and fluorescence emission of each single cell; and a function of recognizing the cells and then separating and purifying the same based on the data relating to the shape and fluorescence emission thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignees: Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology, National University Corporation Tokyo Medical and Dental University, On-Chip Cellonics Consortium Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideyuki Terazono, Kenji Yasuda, Masahito Hayashi, Hiroyuki Takei, Akihiro Hattori
  • Publication number: 20150079516
    Abstract: A binder resin for toner includes a carboxy group-containing vinyl resin (C), a glycidyl group-containing vinyl resin (E), a reactant thereof, and a fatty acid metal salt (M), in which the carboxy group-containing vinyl resin (C) includes a high molecular weight vinyl resin (H) having a peak in a region in which the molecular weight is equal to or more than 2.5×104 and equal to or less than 1.2×105 in the molecular weight distribution of a THF soluble content and a low molecular weight vinyl resin (L) having a peak in a region in which the molecular weight is equal to or more than 2×103 and equal to or less than 2×104 in the molecular weight distribution of a THF soluble content. The reactant of the carboxy group-containing vinyl resin (C) and the glycidyl group-containing vinyl resin (E) is formed in the presence of the fatty acid metal salt (M).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2013
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Inventors: Hiroshi Matsuoka, Hiroyuki Takei
  • Patent number: 8900854
    Abstract: The present invention provides a liquid reflux reaction control device comprising: a reaction vessel having one or a plurality of wells configured to accommodate a sample; a heat exchange vessel provided in contact with the reaction vessel so as to conduct heat to the reaction vessel, and comprising an inlet and an outlet respectively for introducing and draining a liquid of a predetermined temperature; a plurality of liquid reservoir tanks provided with a temperature-controllable heat source for maintaining liquids of predetermined temperatures; a tubular flow channel that connects the inlet and the outlet of the heat exchange vessel with the liquid reservoir tanks; a pump disposed on the tubular flow channel, and configured to circulate the liquid between the heat exchange vessel and the liquid reservoir tank; and a switching valve disposed on the tubular flow channel, and configured to control the flow of the circulating liquid, which controls the temperature of the reaction vessel to keep a desired tem
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignees: Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology, National University Corporation Tokyo Medical and Dental University
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Takei, Hideyuki Terazono, Kenji Yasuda
  • Publication number: 20140311141
    Abstract: A waste heat utilization apparatus of a first embodiment includes a driving system including an engine and a turbocharger supplying pressurized air to the engine, and a Rankine cycle system used for the driving system. The Rankine cycle system includes a coolant boiler causing heat exchange between coolant as heating medium and working fluid, and a pressurized air boiler causing heat exchange between the pressurized air as heating medium and the working fluid. A first bypass channel for allowing the working fluid to bypass the coolant boiler and a three-way valve are provided in the Rankine cycle system. In the waste heat utilization apparatus, the amount of heat absorbed in the working fluid in the coolant boiler can be reduced by flowing the working fluid into the first bypass channel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2012
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Hidefumi Mori, Masao Iguchi, Fuminobu Enokijima, Fumihiko Ishiguro, Hiroyuki Takei
  • Publication number: 20140248690
    Abstract: One embodiment provides a liquid reflux reaction control device comprising: a reaction vessel having one or a plurality of wells configured to accommodate a sample; a heat exchange vessel provided in contact with the reaction vessel so as to conduct heat to the reaction vessel, and comprising an inlet and an outlet respectively for introducing and draining a liquid of a predetermined temperature; a plurality of liquid reservoir tanks provided with a temperature-controllable heat source for maintaining liquids of predetermined temperatures; a tubular flow channel that connects the inlet and the outlet of the heat exchange vessel with the liquid reservoir tanks; a pump disposed on the tubular flow channel, and configured to circulate the liquid between the heat exchange vessel and the liquid reservoir tank; and a switching valve disposed on the tubular flow channel, and configured to control the flow of the circulating liquid.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2014
    Publication date: September 4, 2014
    Applicants: KANAGAWA ACADEMY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION TOKYO MEDICAL AND DENTAL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Takei, Hideyuki TERAZONO, Kenji YASUDA
  • Patent number: 8760038
    Abstract: A vibration actuator includes a roller, a vibrating element having a contact portion that is in contact with the roller, a vibrator for vibrating the vibrating element, a pressing device for pressing the roller against the vibrating element, and a lubricator disposed close to the contact portion and in contact with the roller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 24, 2014
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Jidoshokki
    Inventors: Shinya Asai, Hiroyuki Takei, Kazuo Seiki, Kitaru Iwata, Mikiya Kurita, Masaki Takasan
  • Patent number: 8690990
    Abstract: A pre-purification method of feed air for cryogenic air separation, which includes; (a) an adsorption step wherein a compressed feed air is supplied in an adsorption column, wherein a moisture adsorbent and a carbon dioxide adsorbent are filled in this order from the side where the feed air is introduced in the column, to remove water and carbon dioxide from the feed air; (b) a decompression step wherein pressure in the adsorption column is reduced; (c) a heating step wherein the adsorbents in the decompressed column are heated and regenerated, and the heating step includes a total heating step wherein the moisture adsorbent and the carbon dioxide adsorbent are heated and a partial heating step wherein the moisture adsorbent is heated; (d) a cooling step wherein the adsorbents are cooled by introducing a purge gas, which is not heated, to the adsorption column; and (e) a pressurization step wherein the cooled adsorbents are pressurized by purified air.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 8, 2014
    Assignee: Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation
    Inventors: Morimitsu Nakamura, Masato Kawai, Hiroyuki Takei
  • Patent number: 8679717
    Abstract: A binder resin for a toner containing a vinyl resin (A), a non-crystalline polyester resin (SN) and a saturated crystalline polyester resin (SC), in which the content of the vinyl resin (A) is equal to or more than 65 mass % and equal to or less than 95 mass %, based on the total content of 100 mass % of (A), (SN) and (SC), (A) is composed of a carboxyl group-containing vinyl resin (C), a glycidyl group-containing vinyl resin (E) and a reaction product of the vinyl resins, the ester group concentration of (SC) is equal to or more than 10.0 mmol/g and equal to or less than 13.5 mmol/g, (SN) is dispersed in an island form in (A) and (SC) is contained in the island phase of (SN), and the metal component (M) containing at least one kind selected from the group consisting of Zn, Ca, Mg, Al and Ba (excluding metal oxide) is contained at least in (SC).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 25, 2014
    Assignee: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Matsuoka, Hiroyuki Takei, Linwood Blanton Muire, III
  • Publication number: 20140033710
    Abstract: In a configuration in which a first shaft portion configured to drive a pump mechanism and a second shaft portion configured to drive an expansion mechanism are coupled to each other, a Rankine cycle system which is capable of continuing the circulation of working fluid by an expansion machine even when the pump mechanism is locked is provided. This Rankine cycle system of the invention employs a pump and an expansion machine coupled in a tandem manner. A first shaft of the pump and a second shaft of the expansion machine are concentric and the first shaft is capable of transmitting power to the second shaft. A pump torque limiter is provided between the first shaft and a main gear. A one-way clutch is provided between a sensing shaft and the second shaft.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2013
    Publication date: February 6, 2014
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI
    Inventors: Hidefumi MORI, Masao IGUCHI, Fuminobu ENOKIJIMA, Hiroyuki TAKEI, Kojiro TAMARU, Fumihiko ISHIGURO, Kazuo KATAYAMA, Tomonori SASAKI
  • Patent number: 8614041
    Abstract: Disclosed is a toner for electrophotography containing at least a binder resin. This toner for electrophotography is characterized in that (a) the tetrahydrofuran (THF) soluble content in the toner has a first peak in the molecular weight region of not less than 2,000 but less than 5,000 and a second peak in the molecular weight region of not less than 100,000 but less than 200,000 in the chromatogram obtained by gel permeation chromatography (GPC); (b) the binder resin contains at least a carboxyl group-containing vinyl resin (C) and a glycidyl group-containing vinyl resin (E); and (c) the mass ratio of the styrene monomer to the acrylic monomer in the binder resin, namely (S/A), is not less than 4.6 but less than 8.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2013
    Assignee: Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Matsuoka, Kazuya Sakata, Hiroyuki Takei, Kenji Uchiyama, Ichiro Sasaki