Patents by Inventor Jun HIOKI

Jun HIOKI 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: 20210035379
    Abstract: An information processing device mounted on a vehicle includes a processor configured to: send abnormality occurrence information to a predetermined server through a first communication unit when an occurrence of an abnormality is detected in the vehicle, the abnormality occurrence information indicating the occurrence of the abnormality, the first communication unit being mounted on the vehicle and configured to perform communication via a base station using a first communication method; and send a proxy sending request to a terminal around the vehicle through a second communication unit when communication with the predetermined server cannot be performed through the first communication unit, the proxy sending request being a request to send the abnormality occurrence information to the predetermined server in proxy mode, the second communication unit being mounted on the vehicle and configured to perform communication using a second communication method that allows for terminal-to-terminal direct communicat
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Akira SASAKI, Jun HIOKI, Kazuki MATSUMOTO, Fumio WADA
  • Publication number: 20210031754
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus acquires images captured by a plurality of vehicles each including a camera that images a periphery of the vehicle while the vehicle is parked by wireless communication. The information processing apparatus includes a control unit. The control unit is configured to execute acquiring information on a status of each of the vehicles, selecting an imaging vehicle serving as a vehicle that performs imaging among the vehicles based on the information, generating a command to perform imaging, for the imaging vehicle, and transmitting the command to perform imaging to the imaging vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Publication date: February 4, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Akira SASAKI, Jun HIOKI, Kazuki MATSUMOTO, Fumio WADA
  • Publication number: 20210027627
    Abstract: A vehicle surveillance system in which when a vehicle including a communication section that performs transmission-reception of radio communication is parked, information related to surveillance of the vehicle acquired at the vehicle is transmitted from the communication section through the radio communication, includes a control section that performs: acquiring information related to radio wave intensity received by the communication section; and, when the vehicle is intended to be parked, generating information related to a parking form that makes the radio wave intensity not lower than a predetermined intensity, based on the information related to the radio wave intensity received by the communication section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 22, 2020
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Akira SASAKI, Jun HIOKI, Kazuki MATSUMOTO, Fumio WADA
  • Publication number: 20210014658
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a controller configured to acquire information relating to a current position of a terminal from the terminal, transmit first content data to the terminal when the current position of the terminal is within a communication range of first wireless communication, and transmit second content data, which has a data size transmittable within a predetermined time even though second wireless communication having a speed lower than the first wireless communication, transfers information with the same effect as a content of the first content data, and is different in transfer method of the content from the first content data, to the terminal when the current position of the terminal is outside the communication range of the first wireless communication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 21, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Akira SASAKI, Jun HIOKI, Kazuki MATSUMOTO, Fumio WADA
  • Publication number: 20210009151
    Abstract: A server device configured to communicate with a communication device mounted in a vehicle, the server device includes a controller configured to execute acquiring a position of an emergency vehicle, specifying a non-emergency vehicle at a predetermined distance from the position of the emergency vehicle, and transmitting, to a communication device mounted in the non-emergency vehicle, a communication stop request as information for prompting an occupant of the non-emergency vehicle to stop use of wireless communication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Akira SASAKI, Jun HIOKI, Kazuki MATSUMOTO, Fumio WADA
  • Publication number: 20210012644
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a controller configured to execute acquiring a position of a reporting vehicle that is a vehicle having reported occurrence of an emergency, acquiring a position of an emergency vehicle that is a vehicle to be dispatched to an occurrence site of the emergency to respond to the emergency, specifying, based on the position of the reporting vehicle and the position of the emergency vehicle, a base station that relays radio waves of wireless communication to be performed between the vehicles, and controlling the base station such that directivity of a radio wave from the base station toward the reporting vehicle and directivity of a radio wave from the base station toward the emergency vehicle are enhanced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2020
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Akira SASAKI, Jun HIOKI, Kazuki MATSUMOTO, Fumio WADA
  • Publication number: 20210003407
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a processor configured to receive, from a terminal, information about a departure place or a current position and information about a destination; based on field strength map information indicating a distribution of field strength in a first communication system, acquire a route from the departure place or the current position to the destination, of which communication quality in the first communication system satisfies a predetermined criterion; and send information about the acquired route to the terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Akira SASAKI, Jun HIOKI, Kazuki MATSUMOTO, Fumio WADA
  • Publication number: 20200327494
    Abstract: An information processing system includes a vehicle and an information processing apparatus. the vehicle that includes an image capturing device and that delivers a package. The information processing apparatus that includes a processor configured to determine, in a case where a recipient is not present at a delivery destination of the package, reception of the package by a substitute person present at a residence different from that of the recipient. The vehicle captures the substitute person receiving the package, with the image capturing device. The processor is configured to transmit, in a case where reception of the package by the substitute person is completed, captured data of the image capturing device to a user terminal associated with the recipient. The vehicle is an autonomous vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Zekai QIU, Akie SAKIYAMA, Yusuke TAKEUCHI, Jun HIOKI, Shinji SASSA, Hiromitsu FUJII, Keita TERUUCHI
  • Publication number: 20200320472
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a controller configured to determine to pack a plurality of first packages, of which the recipients satisfy a predetermined condition, together to obtain a second package and deliver the second package, to determine a representative, who undertakes to receive the second package as a representative and to hand over the first packages to the recipients respectively, from users satisfying the predetermined condition, to make a request for delivery of the second package to the representative, to receive notification indicating that delivery of the first packages is finished from a user terminal of the representative, and to give an incentive at least to the representative in a case where the notification indicating that the delivery is finished is received.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Zekai QIU, Akie SAKIYAMA, Yusuke TAKEUCHI, Jun HIOKI, Shinji SASSA, Hiromitsu FUJII, Keita TERUUCHI
  • Publication number: 20200279221
    Abstract: An information processing system includes a vehicle that delivers a package to a predetermined delivery destination, an in-house device installed inside a house at the predetermined delivery destination, the in-house device being capable of controlling an output device at the predetermined destination, and a processor configured to acquire position information of the vehicle, and to cause the in-house device to issue notification of approach of the vehicle through the output device, in a case where the vehicle approaches within a predetermined range of the predetermined delivery destination. The processor further causes the in-house device to issue notification of arrival of the vehicle through the output device, in a case where the vehicle arrives at the predetermined delivery destination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Zekai QIU, Akie SAKIYAMA, Yusuke TAKEUCHI, Jun HIOKI, Shinji SASSA, Hiromitsu FUJII, Keita TERUUCHI
  • Patent number: 10752211
    Abstract: A key management device includes a server configured to issue an electronic key of a vehicle to a user device, configured to acquire position information of the vehicle, and configured to invalidate the electronic key issued to the user device when a determination is made from the position information of the vehicle that the vehicle is present at a predetermined position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Jun Hioki, Hiroshi Igata, Megumi Amano, Masaki Ito, Tomoaki Miyazawa, Yuichiro Haruna
  • Publication number: 20200250594
    Abstract: An information processing system includes: a movable object that operates as a movable shop after business hours of a predetermined shop; and a control unit that executes acquiring product information, the product information being information relevant to a plurality of foodstuffs loaded in the movable object, each of the plurality of foodstuffs being a product of the predetermined shop and being discounted due to an expiration date, and controlling a route of the movable object based on the product information. The control unit controls the route of the movable object, based on a ratio of kinds of the plurality of foodstuffs loaded in the movable object, as the product information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Zekai QIU, Akie SAKIYAMA, Yusuke TAKEUCHI, Jun HIOKI, Shinji SASSA, Hiromitsu FUJII, Keita TERUUCHI
  • Publication number: 20200247303
    Abstract: A delivery system includes a vehicle including a storage compartment where a temperature can be changed within a predetermined temperature range, the vehicle being configured to deliver an item stored in the storage compartment to a delivery destination, and a processor configured to acquire a relationship between a current time and a scheduled arrival time of the item at the delivery destination, and control a temperature of the storage compartment corresponding to the relationship between the current time and the scheduled arrival time of the item at the delivery destination, such that the item reaches a state of a second temperature at a time of handing-over from a state of a first temperature at a time of delivery request.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2020
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Zekai QIU, Akie SAKIYAMA, Yusuke TAKEUCHI, Jun HIOKI, Shinji SASSA, Hiromitsu FUJII, Keita TERUUCHI
  • Patent number: 10688964
    Abstract: A vehicle management system includes a server. The server is configured to acquire range information representing an available range of a vehicle, acquire positional information of the vehicle, determine whether or not a position of the vehicle is out of the available range or is expected to deviate from the available range, and provide a notification to a device related to the vehicle in a case where the position of the vehicle is out of the available range or in a case where the position of the vehicle is expected to deviate from the available range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Jun Hioki, Hiroshi Igata, Megumi Amano, Masaki Ito, Tomoaki Miyazawa, Yuichiro Haruna
  • Patent number: 10665042
    Abstract: A vehicle management system includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire a manipulation list including one or a plurality of vehicle manipulations set when electronic key data of a vehicle is issued to a user device, a detection unit configured to detect that the vehicle manipulation included in the manipulation list has been performed when the vehicle is being used using the electronic key data of the user device, and a notification unit configured to notify an owner terminal related to an owner of the vehicle that the vehicle manipulation included in the manipulation list has been performed, after the detection of the detection unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Jun Hioki, Hiroshi Igata, Megumi Amano, Masaki Ito, Tomoaki Miyazawa, Yuichiro Haruna
  • Publication number: 20200024467
    Abstract: An inkjet recording ink contains an aqueous medium, a pigment, binder resin particles, and hydrophilic inorganic particles. A content rate of the binder resin particles is at least 4.0% by mass and no greater than 20.0% by mass. A content rate of the hydrophilic inorganic particles is at least 1.0% by mass and no greater than 12.0% by mass. The inkjet recording ink does not contain an organic solvent having a boiling point of at least 150° C., or contains an organic solvent having a boiling point of at least 150° C. in a content rate over 0.0% by mass and no greater than 4.0% by mass.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc.
    Inventor: Jun HIOKI
  • Publication number: 20190184938
    Abstract: A vehicle management system includes a server. The server is configured to acquire range information representing an available range of a vehicle, acquire positional information of the vehicle, determine whether or not a position of the vehicle is out of the available range or is expected to deviate from the available range, and provide a notification to a device related to the vehicle in a case where the position of the vehicle is out of the available range or in a case where the position of the vehicle is expected to deviate from the available range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Jun HIOKI, Hiroshi IGATA, Megumi AMANO, Masaki ITO, Tomoaki MIYAZAWA, Yuichiro HARUNA
  • Publication number: 20190188939
    Abstract: A vehicle management system includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire a manipulation list including one or a plurality of vehicle manipulations set when electronic key data of a vehicle is issued to a user device, a detection unit configured to detect that the vehicle manipulation included in the manipulation list has been performed when the vehicle is being used using the electronic key data of the user device, and a notification unit configured to notify an owner terminal related to an owner of the vehicle that the vehicle manipulation included in the manipulation list has been performed, after the detection of the detection unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Jun HIOKI, Hiroshi Igata, Megumi Amano, Masaki Ito, Tomoaki Miyazawa, Yuichiro Haruna
  • Publication number: 20190184939
    Abstract: A key management device includes a server configured to issue an electronic key of a vehicle to a user device, configured to acquire position information of the vehicle, and configured to invalidate the electronic key issued to the user device when a determination is made from the position information of the vehicle that the vehicle is present at a predetermined position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Jun HIOKI, Hiroshi IGATA, Megumi AMANO, Masaki ITO, Tomoaki MIYAZAWA, Yuichiro HARUNA
  • Patent number: 10295923
    Abstract: An electrostatic latent image developing toner includes toner particles each including a toner core and a shell layer covering a surface of the toner core. The shell layer contains a hydrophilic thermosetting resin and a hydrophobic thermoplastic resin. The hydrophobic thermoplastic resin is exposed at surfaces of the toner particles. In a preferable configuration of the shell layer, a plurality of blocks substantially formed from the hydrophobic thermoplastic resin are connected to one another through a junction portion substantially formed from the hydrophilic thermosetting resin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: KYOCERA Document Solutions Inc.
    Inventors: Masami Tsujihiro, Jun Hioki, Haruhiro Nishitera, Ryotaro Komada