Patents by Inventor Issei Nakashima

Issei Nakashima 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: 20210113419
    Abstract: A walking training system according to this embodiment includes a harness, at least three pulling units, and a control unit configured to control the at least three pulling units in such a way that a position of the harness in a horizontal plane becomes a target position. One of the at least three pulling units is a first pulling unit configured to apply a pulling force to the harness from front of the trainee, another one of the at least three pulling units is a second pulling unit configured to apply a pulling force to the harness from rear of the trainee, and another one of the at least three pulling units is a third pulling unit configured to apply a pulling force to the harness from a direction different from the first and second pulling units.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Taiga MATSUMOTO, Issei NAKASHIMA, Yo SATO, Masayuki IMAIDA
  • Publication number: 20210113417
    Abstract: A walking training system and an operation method capable of performing training effectively are provided. A walking training system according to an embodiment includes a harness attached to a trainee's trunk, a first pulling unit configured to apply a pulling force to the harness from a first direction along a horizontal direction, a second pulling unit configured to apply a pulling force to the harness from a second direction along the horizontal direction, and a control unit configured to control the first and second pulling units.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Taiga MATSUMOTO, Issei NAKASHIMA, Yo SATO, Masayuki IMAIDA
  • Publication number: 20210113418
    Abstract: A walking training system, a harness, and an operation method capable of performing training effectively are provided. A walking training system according to an embodiment includes a harness attached to a trainee's trunk and a pulling unit configured to apply a pulling force to the harness, the harness includes a frame fixed to the trainee's trunk, an attaching member to which the pulling unit is attached, and a guide mechanism configured to enable a position of the frame relative to the attaching member to be variable in an up/down direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Taiga MATSUMOTO, Issei NAKASHIMA, Yo SATO, Masayuki IMAIDA
  • Publication number: 20210005319
    Abstract: The server is a learning apparatus including a data acquisition unit and a learning unit. The data acquisition unit acquires profile data and a selected assistance level as learning data. The profile data indicates a profile related to a trainee before executing rehabilitation regarding rehabilitation executed using a walking training apparatus as a rehabilitation support system. The selected assistance level is an assistance level selected at the time of executing the rehabilitation. The learning unit learns to determine a recommended assistance level recommended to be selected when the trainee uses the rehabilitation support system based on the learning data. Further, the learning unit generates a trained model that receives the profile data and outputs the recommended assistance level based on the learning.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Nobuhisa Otsuki, Ai Kurokawa, Issei Nakashima, Manabu Yamamoto, Taiga Matsumoto, Hiroaki Daba
  • Publication number: 20210005105
    Abstract: A walking training apparatus is a support motion measurement system for measuring a support motion performed for a training motion of a trainee by a training staff member assisting the trainee to perform training of a preset motion. The support motion measurement system includes a training motion detection unit, a support motion detection unit, and an identification unit. The training motion detection unit detects the training motion. The support motion detection unit detects at least one of a timing, a position, a direction and strength of the support motion received by the trainee from the training staff member in the training motion. The identification unit identifies the support motion for the training motion based on a motion pattern of the training motion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuhisa OTSUKI, Issei NAKASHIMA, Manabu YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210000677
    Abstract: A state estimation program is for causing a computer to function to determine a state of training in a rehabilitation support system used by a trainee to perform training of a preset motion and includes a threshold setting step and a state estimation step. The threshold setting step is for acquiring a sensor output, the sensor output being an output of a sensor included in the rehabilitation support system in the training performed by the trainee and setting a threshold for determining one of a normal state and an abnormal state of the training based on the sensor output. The state estimation step is for estimating whether the training is performed in the normal state or the abnormal state based on the threshold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuhisa OTSUKI, Issei NAKASHIMA, Manabu YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210005106
    Abstract: A walking training apparatus is a motion support system that includes a walking assistance apparatus as an assistance apparatus, a selected assistance level setting unit, a load data acquisition unit, an angle sensor as a displacement sensor, and an overall control unit as a control unit. The assistance apparatus assists a motion of a joint performed by a user. The assistance level setting unit sets an assistance level that is a level of a force exerted by the assistance apparatus. The load data acquisition unit acquires load data related to a load of the assistance apparatus. The displacement sensor detects a displacement of the joint. The control unit determines a recommended assistance level, which is an assistance level to be recommended, based on the assistance level, the load data, and an output of the displacement sensor, and outputs information about the determined recommended assistance level.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Nobuhisa Otsuki, Yoshiaki Kato, Issei Nakashima, Manabu Yamamoto, Hiroaki Daba, Taiga Matsumoto
  • Publication number: 20200410339
    Abstract: A learning unit of a learning system generates the following learning model. That is, this learning model is a model that inputs rehabilitation data for each predetermined period and predicts a change in index data, the rehabilitation data being data about rehabilitation performed by a trainee using a rehabilitation support system, the index data indicating at least one of a symptom, a physical ability, and a degree of recovery of the trainee. This rehabilitation data includes at least the index data and training data of the trainee, the training data being acquired during the rehabilitation in the rehabilitation support system. Further, the learning unit generates the learning model by using, as teacher data, data obtained in a period until the index data reaches a predetermined target level.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuhisa OTSUKI, Issei NAKASHIMA, Manabu YAMAMOTO, Makoto KOBAYASHI, Masayuki IMAIDA
  • Publication number: 20200406096
    Abstract: The learning system includes a data generation unit configured to generate learning data based on rehabilitation data and a learning unit configured to perform machine learning using the learning data. A sensor is provided to detect a plurality of motion amounts in a walking motion of a trainee, and it is evaluated that, when one of the motion amounts matches one of abnormal walking criteria, that the walking motion is an abnormal walking pattern that meets the matched abnormal walking criterion. The data generation unit generates each of the pieces of rehabilitation data before and after a change in the results of evaluation of the abnormal walking pattern as learning data. The learning unit sequentially inputs each of the pieces of rehabilitation data as one data set, thereby performing machine learning.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuhisa OTSUKI, Issei NAKASHIMA, Manabu YAMAMOTO, Hodaka KITO
  • Publication number: 20200405189
    Abstract: A learning system, a walking training system, a method, a program, and a trained model for performing walking training at appropriate setting parameters are provided. A learning system according to an embodiment includes: a data acquisition unit configured to acquire rehabilitation data from a walking training system including an actuator configured to assist a walking motion of a trainee and a control unit configured to control the actuator in accordance with a setting parameter; a data generation unit configured to generate the rehabilitation data including detection data and the setting parameter as learning data; and a learning unit configured to perform machine learning using the learning data, thereby generating a learning model that receives the detection data and outputs a recommended value of the setting parameter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Nobuhisa Otsuki, Issei Nakashima, Takuya Iwata, Hiroaki Daba, Makoto Kobayashi, Masayuki Imaida
  • Publication number: 20200410892
    Abstract: A processing system capable of educating a training assistant, who assists a trainee when the trainee performs rehabilitation by using a walking training apparatus, in order to enable the training assistant to appropriately assist the trainee is provided. The processing system includes a determination unit and an output unit. The determination unit determines an adjustment-required parameter, the adjustment-required parameter being, among parameters that can be adjusted in a walking training apparatus, a parameter of which a frequency of adjustments by a training assistant who assists a trainee performing walking training in the walking training apparatus or by an assistant in a hospital other than the training assistant is lower than an adjustment criterion. The output unit outputs parameter information indicating the adjustment-required parameter and effect information indicating an adjustment effect that is obtained when the adjustment-required parameter is adjusted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuhisa OTSUKI, Issei NAKASHIMA, Manabu YAMAMOTO, Natsuki YAMAKAMI
  • Publication number: 20200406097
    Abstract: The learning apparatus includes a data generation unit configured to generate learning data based on rehabilitation data and a learning unit configured to perform machine learning using the learning data. A sensor is provided to detect a plurality of motion amounts in a walking motion of a trainee, and it is evaluated that, when one of the motion amounts matches one of abnormal walking criteria, that the walking motion is an abnormal walking pattern that meets the matched abnormal walking criterion. The data generation unit generates each of the pieces of rehabilitation data before and after a change in the results of evaluation of the abnormal walking pattern as learning data. The learning unit sequentially inputs each of the pieces of rehabilitation data as one data set, thereby performing machine learning.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuhisa OTSUKI, Issei NAKASHIMA, Manabu YAMAMOTO, Hodaka KITO
  • Publication number: 20200409959
    Abstract: An appropriate property according to the physical ability of a trainee who has performed rehabilitation in order to restore or maintain his/her physical ability can be easily retrieved. A property search apparatus includes a reception unit configured to receive a property search request for a trainee who has performed training to restore or maintain his/her physical ability, an acquisition unit configured to acquire physical ability information of the trainee, a specification unit configured to specify, for each of a plurality of property candidates corresponding to the property search request, a location condition corresponding to the physical ability information by using a barrier-free map information, and an output unit configured to output a search result of the property candidates according to the specified location condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuhisa OTSUKI, Issei NAKASHIMA, Manabu YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200411196
    Abstract: A learning apparatus, a walking training apparatus, a method, a system, a program, and a trained model for performing walking training at appropriate setting parameters are provided. A learning apparatus according to an embodiment includes: a data acquisition unit configured to acquire rehabilitation data from a walking training apparatus including an actuator configured to assist a walking motion of a trainee and a control unit configured to control the actuator in accordance with a setting parameter; and a data generation unit configured to generate an index indicating a degree of recovery of the trainee and the setting parameter as learning data; and a learning unit configured to generate a learning model that receives the index and outputs a recommended value of the setting parameter by performing machine learning using the learning data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Nobuhisa Otsuki, Hiroaki Daba, Issei Nakashima, Makoto Kobayashi, Masayuki Imaida
  • Publication number: 20200410882
    Abstract: To retrieve job information appropriate to the body and mind functions of a person with disabilities, a retrieval apparatus includes a storage unit that stores job definition information associating job information with required ability information indicating physical and mental ability required for a job, an acquisition unit that acquires physical and mental ability information of a person with disabilities, a retrieval unit that retrieves, as a potential job, the job information associated with the required ability information where the acquired physical and mental ability information is taken into consideration based on the job definition information, and an output unit that outputs presentation information based on the potential job.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuhisa OTSUKI, Issei NAKASHIMA, Manabu YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200411160
    Abstract: To retrieve a rehabilitation training assistant or a rehabilitation facility to which the training assistant belongs in order for a trainee to effectively undergo rehabilitation, a retrieval apparatus includes a receiving unit that receives needs regarding training to be performed by a trainee to restore or maintain his/her physical ability, an acquisition unit that acquires track record information of a plurality of training assistants with regard to assistance in training from an outside, a retrieval unit that retrieves a plurality of potential training assistants who meet the needs based on the track record information, and an output unit that outputs information based on the plurality of potential training assistants.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuhisa OTSUKI, Issei NAKASHIMA, Manabu YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200410887
    Abstract: A rehabilitation support system in which, when a trainee performs rehabilitation using a rehabilitation support apparatus, a training assistant who assists the trainee can give rehabilitation support while taking a motivation of the trainee into consideration is provided. A rehabilitation support system including a rehabilitation support apparatus includes an acquisition unit, an output unit, and a feedback unit. The acquisition unit acquires motivation information indicating a motivation for rehabilitation performed by a trainee using the rehabilitation support apparatus, the motivation information including at least line-of-sight information of the trainee. The output unit outputs a degree indicating the motivation of the trainee based on the motivation information acquired by the acquisition unit. The feedback unit feeds back the degree output from the output unit to the rehabilitation support apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 13, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuhisa OTSUKI, Issei NAKASHIMA, Manabu YAMAMOTO, Makoto KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20200406088
    Abstract: Appropriate housing equipment according to the physical ability of a trainee who has performed rehabilitation in order to restore or maintain the physical ability is easily presented. A housing equipment presentation apparatus includes a storage unit configured to store definition information defining housing equipment information according to a physical ability, an acquisition unit configured to externally acquire physical ability information of a trainee who has performed training in order to restore or maintain his/her physical ability, a conversion unit configured to convert the acquired physical ability information into the housing equipment information based on the definition information, and an output unit configured to output presentation information including the converted housing equipment information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuhisa OTSUKI, Issei NAKASHIMA, Manabu YAMAMOTO, Takuma NAKAMURA, Makoto KOBAYASHI, Masayuki IMAIDA
  • Publication number: 20200411194
    Abstract: A learning device includes a data acquisition unit configured to acquire rehabilitation data from a rehabilitation support device having an actuator configured to assist a rehabilitation movement of a trainee and a sensor configured to detect data on the rehabilitation movement assisted by the actuator, a data generation unit configured to generate, as data for learning, the rehabilitation data that includes detected data corresponding to a detection result by the sensor, and a learning unit configured to generate, by performing machine learning using the data for learning, a learning model that outputs an index indicating a movement ability of the trainee, upon receiving an input of the detected data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Nobuhisa Otsuki, Issei Nakashima, Hiroaki Daba, Makoto Kobayashi, Masayuki Imaida
  • Publication number: 20200411195
    Abstract: An acquisition unit acquires a classification result obtained by classifying training assistants by performing a cluster analysis based on first rehabilitation data about rehabilitation performed by the trainee by using the rehabilitation support system, the first rehabilitation data including at least assistant data indicating a training assistant and index data indicating a degree of recovery of the trainee. A learning unit generates a learning model, the learning model being configured to input second rehabilitation data including at least the action data indicating an assisting action performed by the training assistant to assist the trainee and output the action data for suggesting a next action to be performed by the training assistant. The learning unit generates the learning model by using, as teacher data, the second rehabilitation data for which pre-processing has been performed based on the classification result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Nobuhisa Otsuki, Issei Nakashima, Yoshie Nakanishi, Manabu Yamamoto, Natsuki Yamakami