Patents by Inventor Josuke YAMANE

Josuke YAMANE 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: 20210403027
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a control unit. The control unit acquires operation information related to driving of a vehicle and position information of the vehicle, generates improvement information on a traveling environment of the vehicle when the control unit determines that the operation information that is acquired has reached a threshold value, the improvement information including the position information when the operation information reaches the threshold value, and provides the improvement information that is generated to a service facility.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tooru NAKANISHI, Tadashi YAMADA, Josuke YAMANE, Mitsuhiro MIURA, Tomo SASAKI, Tomoyuki KOZUKA, Tae SUGIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210403040
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a control unit. The control unit determines a service content fit for an occupant by acquiring first information from a first sensor installed in a vehicle cabin of a vehicle for detecting the occupant and second information from a second sensor for detecting opening and closing of a door of the vehicle, estimating composition information of the occupant based on the first information that is acquired, estimating mood information of the occupant based on the second information that is acquired, and comparing the composition information and the mood information that are estimated with past data for another occupant in which the composition information and the mood information are associated with a service content received at a service facility.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tooru NAKANISHI, Tadashi YAMADA, Josuke YAMANE, Mitsuhiro MIURA, Tomo SASAKI, Tomoyuki KOZUKA, Tae SUGIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210407691
    Abstract: An information processing system includes a first information processing apparatus, and a plurality of second information processing apparatuses. The first information processing apparatus acquires movement history information on an infected person with a predetermined infectious disease, identifies, based on the movement history information, a first place that the infected person visited and a first visit date and time, and notifies the second information processing apparatus associated with the first place of information about the first place and the first visit date and time. Each second information processing apparatus identifies, based on visit history information including a visit date and time of the predetermined place by users who are associated with the predetermined place, a first user who visited the first place on the first visit date and time, and notify the first user of possibility of being infected with the predetermined infectious disease.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shin SAKURADA, Kazuya NISHIMURA, Takumi FUKUNAGA, Josuke YAMANE, Soutaro KANEKO, Rio MINAGAWA
  • Publication number: 20210398442
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a control unit. The control unit acquires actual traveling information about a first vehicle that travels along a first traveling route, and generates control information for reproducing a traveling state of the first vehicle on the first traveling route, based on the acquired traveling information about the first vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2021
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tooru NAKANISHI, Tadashi YAMADA, Josuke YAMANE, Mitsuhiro MIURA, Tomo SASAKI, Tomoyuki KOZUKA, Tae SUGIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210398224
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a control unit. The control unit acquires traveling information that is obtained in association with driving of a first vehicle and evaluation information about evaluation of the driving of the first vehicle by an occupant of a second vehicle that travels in a periphery of the first vehicle, and decides a premium of an automobile insurance for the driver of the first vehicle, based on a comparison process of the acquired traveling information and the acquired evaluation information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2021
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tooru NAKANISHI, Tadashi YAMADA, Josuke YAMANE, Mitsuhiro MIURA, Tomo SASAKI, Tomoyuki KOZUKA, Tae SUGIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210385629
    Abstract: A server, an on-board device, a vehicle, a non-transitory storage medium storing a program, and a method for providing information are provided. The server includes circuitry configured to: receive information on an image capture date and time and an image capture location from an on-board device that is configured to capture an image of surroundings of a vehicle and produces the captured image, the surroundings including a sidewalk; store brightness information of the sidewalk on the image capture date and time, the brightness information being detected based on the captured image and the image capture location; and send the brightness information to a mobile terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2021
    Publication date: December 9, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shin SAKURADA, Jun OKAMOTO, Josuke YAMANE, Risako YAMAMOTO, Kazuki SUGIE, Masatoshi KOMIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20210370979
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a control unit. The control unit acquires biometric information and occupant information of an occupant of a vehicle, estimates state information of the occupant based on the acquired biometric information, and compares the estimated state information and the acquired occupant information with past data for another occupant in which the state information and the occupant information are associated with facility information of a service facility used, to determine a service facility fit for the occupant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tooru NAKANISHI, Tadashi YAMADA, Josuke YAMANE, Mitsuhiro MIURA, Tomo SASAKI, Tomoyuki KOZUKA, Tae SUGIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210370964
    Abstract: An object of the present disclosure is to provide a technology for preventing a smooth flow of traffic from being hindered by a vehicle that is unnecessarily stopped on a road. An information processing device detects that display of a traffic light is switched from a first signal instructing a vehicle to stop to a second signal allowing the vehicle to proceed. When the display of the traffic light is switched from the first signal to the second signal, the information processing device transmits a first command to a mobile terminal carried by a driver of a first vehicle that is stopped before the traffic light, the first command instructing that a first notification for urging the driver to start moving the first vehicle be output.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Naoki UENOYAMA, Josuke YAMANE, Takumi FUKUNAGA, Hikaru GOTOH, Soutaro KANEKO
  • Publication number: 20210372804
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a control unit. The control unit acquires information related to a vehicle traveling in one area and compares the acquired information with past data in which the information and land price information are associated with each other for each area so as to estimate the land price information in the one area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tooru NAKANISHI, Tadashi YAMADA, Josuke YAMANE, Mitsuhiro MIURA, Tomo SASAKI, Tomoyuki KOZUKA, Tae SUGIMURA
  • Patent number: 11176826
    Abstract: An information providing system includes a server and an onboard device configured to transmit and receive information to and from the server. The onboard device includes an imaging unit configured to image a nearby vehicle and a first transmission unit configured to transmit nearby vehicle information including a captured image of the nearby vehicle or dangerous vehicle information including a position of a dangerous vehicle which is detected from the nearby vehicle information and position information of the onboard device to the server. The server includes a warning unit configured to generate warning information including the position of the dangerous vehicle for a vehicle near the dangerous vehicle and a second transmission unit configured to transmit the warning information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shin Sakurada, Jun Okamoto, Josuke Yamane, Risako Yamamoto, Kazuki Sugie, Masatoshi Komiyama
  • Publication number: 20210342752
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a control unit. The control unit a control unit that acquires traveling information and location information of a vehicle acquired based on past traveling of at least one vehicle for one occupant of the vehicle, the vehicle included in the at least one vehicle, generates preference information of the one occupant based on the traveling information and the location information that are acquired, and determines destination information based on the preference information of the occupant when the control unit determines that an occupant who is on board the vehicle is the one occupant who has boarded the vehicle in the past and the preference information is generated for the occupant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tooru NAKANISHI, Tadashi YAMADA, Josuke YAMANE, Mitsuhiro MIURA, Tomo SASAKI, Tomoyuki KOZUKA, Tae SUGIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210323558
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a control unit. The control unit is configured to acquire traveling information of one vehicle and appearance information of an occupant of the one vehicle, which are obtained in association with driving of the one vehicle to a lodging facility, estimate biological information of the occupants of the vehicle by comparing the acquired traveling information and the acquired appearance information with traveling information and appearance information previously obtained in association with driving of other vehicles, and determine first information associated with a service provided at the lodging facility. The service is matched with the estimated biological information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tooru NAKANISHI, Tadashi YAMADA, Josuke YAMANE, Mitsuhiro MIURA, Tomo SASAKI, Tomoyuki KOZUKA, Tae SUGIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210327273
    Abstract: An information providing system includes an onboard device and a server that transmits information to and receives information from the onboard device. The onboard device includes a condition setting unit that acquires a destination and an output mode and transmits the acquired destination and the acquired output mode to the server. The onboard device further includes an output unit that outputs parking lot recommendation information which is received from the server. The server includes a storage unit that stores parking lot information including position information of parking lots and parking fees which are detected from a captured image of the parking lots. The server further includes an information providing unit that prioritizes parking lots which are located within a predetermined range from the destination based on the output mode provides the parking lot information of the prioritized parking lots as the parking lot recommendation information to the onboard device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 24, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shin SAKURADA, Jun OKAMOTO, Josuke YAMANE, Risako YAMAMOTO, Kazuki SUGIE, Masatoshi KOMIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20210319530
    Abstract: The present disclosure creates a communication group with surrounding users during movement. The present disclosure is an information processing system including a server and a user terminal. A server includes a first controller configured to: receive a group creation request of a communication group with a second user terminal that exists in a predetermined range from the first user terminal and is moving in the same direction as the first user terminal, from the first user terminal; create a communication group including users of the first and second user terminals; and notify the first and second user terminals that the communication group is created. A user terminal includes a second controller configured to: detect the second user terminal during movement; transmit the group creation request to the server; receive a notification that the communication group is created from the server; and notify the user that the communication group is created.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2021
    Publication date: October 14, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Josuke YAMANE, Naoya OKA, Ryosuke YAMAMOTO, Kaori OKUDA
  • Publication number: 20210312475
    Abstract: The present disclosure includes an object to acquire information indicating a tendency on a visit spot for each vehicle sort. The present disclosure provides an information processing apparatus including a controller configured to execute: acquiring first information about a plurality of vehicles, the first information including vehicle information about a vehicle, the first information not being capable of identifying an individual user or an individual vehicle but reflecting at least part of attributes or preferences of a user associated with the vehicle, and spot information about a visit spot of the vehicle; and acquiring tendency information indicating a tendency on the visit spot of the vehicle for each vehicle classification based on the vehicle information, from the first information about the plurality of vehicles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Josuke YAMANE, Naoya Oka, Ryosuke Yamamoto, Kaori Okuda
  • Patent number: 11140530
    Abstract: A server, an on-board device, a vehicle, a non-transitory storage medium storing a program, and a method for providing information are provided. The server includes circuitry configured to: receive information on an image capture date and time and an image capture location from an on-board device that is configured to capture an image of surroundings of a vehicle and produces the captured image, the surroundings including a sidewalk; store brightness information of the sidewalk on the image capture date and time, the brightness information being detected based on the captured image and the image capture location; and send the brightness information to a mobile terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shin Sakurada, Jun Okamoto, Josuke Yamane, Risako Yamamoto, Kazuki Sugie, Masatoshi Komiyama
  • Publication number: 20210306826
    Abstract: An information processing device is capable of being placed inside a vehicle. The information processing device includes a controller that is configured to transmit an acquisition request for first information about music that is being played back in a vehicle, in relation to a target vehicle among one or a plurality of vehicles existing in a periphery, receive the first information related to the target vehicle from a predetermined device possessing the first information related to the target vehicle, and output the first information related to the target vehicle. The predetermined device may be a first information processing device that is placed inside the target vehicle, or may be a predetermined server.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Josuke YAMANE, Naoya OKA, Ryosuke YAMAMOTO, Kaori OKUDA
  • Publication number: 20210291841
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a controller that is configured to: acquire driving behavior information as an indication of prudence of a driver in driving a vehicle, acquire a vehicle avatar corresponding to the vehicle, the vehicle avatar having a basic personality set thereto according to information about the vehicle, create a message according to the basic personality of the vehicle avatar based on the driving behavior information, and output the message, that is created, as an utterance of the vehicle avatar.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Josuke YAMANE, Naoya OKA, Ryosuke YAMAMOTO, Kaori OKUDA
  • Publication number: 20210291856
    Abstract: A controller is provided which is configured to execute: obtaining a situation around a vehicle or a road situation to generate reference data, which is data of a driving operation serving as a reference; and performing predetermined processing when a degree of deviation between driving data, which is data of a driving operation by a driver of the vehicle, and the reference data is equal to or greater than a threshold value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Naoki UENOYAMA, Josuke YAMANE, Rio MINAGAWA
  • Publication number: 20210293571
    Abstract: An information processing device that provides a travel route to a destination to an occupant of a vehicle includes a controller. The controller is configured to acquire travel information obtained by another vehicle that travels on a candidate route to the destination set by the occupant from a second point in time prior to a first point in time when the destination is set to the first point in time in relation to traveling of the other vehicle, and to decide the travel route optimal for driving of the vehicle to the destination based on the acquired travel information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tooru Nakanishi, Tadashi Yamada, Josuke Yamane, Mitsuhiro Miura, Tomo Sasaki, Tomoyuki Kozuka, Tae Sugimura