Patents by Inventor Kei Yanagisawa

Kei Yanagisawa 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: 20240201929
    Abstract: Provided is a display device or a display system capable of displaying images along a curved surface, a display device or a display system capable of displaying images seamlessly in the form of a ring, or a display device or a display system that is suitable for increasing in size. The display device includes a display panel. The display panel includes a first part and a second part and is flexible. The first part can display images. The second part can transmit visible light. The display panel is curved so that the second part and the first part overlap with each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2024
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Inventors: Kensuke YOSHIZUMI, Yuichi YANAGISAWA, Kei TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20240196320
    Abstract: A communication terminal includes a communication part for selecting one of a first antenna and a second antenna and for being capable of communicating via a wireless connection with a base station connected to the first antenna and the second antenna, the first antenna being installed at a first location across a first road, the second antenna being installed at a second location across a second road intersecting the first road; a traffic flow detection part for detecting a traffic flow on at least one of the first road and the second road; and a selection part for selecting an antenna to be connected from the first antenna and the second antenna depending on the traffic flow.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2021
    Publication date: June 13, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuki OGATA, Hiroaki AMINAKA, Kosel KOBAYASHI, Kei YANAGISAWA, Jun TAKASAWA
  • Publication number: 20240185713
    Abstract: A signal control system is capable of acquiring an image of a road from a camera disposed around a road in a control target area and includes a passability determination part for determining passability of a road section starting from an intersection on a basis of an abnormality in an image photographed by the camera and a signal control part for controlling a traffic signal device disposed at an intersection included in the road section so as to prevent traffic from inflowing into a closed section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2021
    Publication date: June 6, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Nobuyuki TOZAWA, Atsushi MATSUDA, Kei YANAGISAWA, Kosei KOBAYASHI, Shouji HARUYAMA
  • Publication number: 20240175680
    Abstract: A road inspection system includes: an inspection determination part that determines, regarding road segments, each of which is a unit obtained by dividing an inspection target road, a need for inspection for the individual road segment; a control part that controls, based on the need for inspection for the individual road segment, measurement of a road surface state(s) of the road performed by a measurement vehicle that is capable of measuring the road surface state(s) or transmission of measured data obtained by the measurement; and a road surface inspection part that analyzes measured data received from the measurement vehicle and performs inspection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2021
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Kosei KOBAYASHI, Natsumi YOKOYAMA, Shintaro CHIKU, Yoko TANAKA, Yuki TSUJI, kazuki OGATA, Kei YANAGISAWA
  • Publication number: 20240175693
    Abstract: An evacuation route guidance system, which can respectively acquire one or more images shot by one or more cameras placed near roads of a target area, and a hazard map which includes locations of one or more dangerous places and locations of one or more safe areas in the target aera, including: a movement analysis part for analyzing movement of one or more moving bodies passing through a road in the target area based on one or more images shot by the one or more cameras at a time of occurrence of a disaster; a route creation part for creating a route adapted to movement of a moving body passing through the road, which route enables the moving body to move to a safe area by avoiding the one or more dangerous places; and a route output part for outputting the route to a predetermined display apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2021
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corportion
    Inventors: Nobuyuki TOZAWA, Atsushi MATSUDA, Kei YANAGISAWA, Kosei KOBAYASHI, Shouji HARUYAMA
  • Publication number: 20240179096
    Abstract: A vehicle-mounted apparatus comprises a measurement part capable of measuring, by means of a sensor, a road surface state in which a vehicle travels, a band evaluation part that evaluates a network band between it and a server at a transmission destination of measurement data of the road surface state, an importance calculation part that calculates importance of the measurement data based on a predetermined importance determination policy, a transmission part capable of transmitting the measurement data to the server, and a control part that controls transmission of the measurement data to the server by the transmission part based on evaluation of the network band and the importance of the measurement data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2021
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Kosei KOBAYASHI, Shintaro CHIKU, Yoko TANAKA, Yuki TSUJI, Kazuki OGATA, Kei YANAGISAWA, Natsumi YOKOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20240169460
    Abstract: A boarding assistance system includes a reception part for receiving a combination of information of a passenger vehicle which has been reserved by a user and information of the user who has reserved from a vehicle allocation system which allocates a passenger vehicle; an image acquisition part for acquiring a shot image of the user who has reserved by selecting any of the plurality of fixed-point cameras installed on a roadside based on the information of the user; and a display part for displaying information for identifying the user of the passenger vehicle on a predetermined display apparatus using the shot image of the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2021
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Kosei KOBAYASHI, Tetsuro HASEGAWA, Hiroaki AMINAKA, Kei YANAGISAWA, Kazuki OGATA
  • Publication number: 20240169836
    Abstract: A boarding support system, comprises: reception part for receiving an information of a taxicab reserved by a user of the taxicab from a dispatch system executing dispatch of the taxicab; image acquiring part for acquiring an image based on the information of a taxicab, in which the taxicab running for picking up as a response to a reservation is captured from a fixed-point camera which is installed at a predetermined position on a road and capable of taking an image of a taxicab running for picking up the user; and display part for causing a predetermined display device to display an information for identifying the taxicab by using the taxicab image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2021
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Kosei KOBAYASHI, Tetsuro HASEGAWA, Hiroaki AMINAKA, Kei YANAGISAWA, Kazuki 0GATA
  • Publication number: 20240169840
    Abstract: An object of the present disclosure is to provide a parking management apparatus and the like each adapted to control traffic congestion near parking lots and perform management of parking lots more efficiently. A parking management apparatus includes a parking-lot-inside-state measurement unit configured to measure a congestion state inside a parking lot, a determining unit configured to determine, based on the measured congestion state inside the parking lot, a location of issuance of an electronic numbered ticket for the parking lot, and an issuing unit configured to issue the electronic numbered ticket when the vehicle reaches a location in a neighborhood of the location that has been determined by the determining unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2021
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuki OGATA, Tersuro HASEGAWA, Hiroaki AMINAKA, Kosei KOBAYASHI, Kei YANAGISAWA
  • Publication number: 20240169723
    Abstract: An information providing system comprises detection means detecting an evaluation target person who is a potential user of a public transportation based on image input from a camera; evaluation means calculating at least one of a first evaluation value indicating a possibility of use of public transportation by the evaluation target person and a second evaluation value indicating a possibility of use of an alternative transportation by the evaluation target person based on a timetable of a public transportation geographically nearest to current location of the evaluation target person; and transmission means transmitting at least one of the first evaluation value and the second evaluation value to a predetermined terminal apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2021
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroaki AMINAKA, Tetsuro HASEGAWA, Kosei KOBAYASHI, Kei YANAGISAWA, Kazuki OGATA
  • Publication number: 20240161626
    Abstract: A passenger information collection system is capable of acquiring a photographic image from a camera installed in a periphery of a road and including: a reception part that receives user information on a user who made a reservation from a vehicle dispatching system that dispatches a passenger vehicle; an image acquisition part that acquires a photographic image of a person who made a dispatch request for a taxicab, from the camera based on the user information; a confirmation part that confirms whether or not a person is wearing a mask based on an image of the person in the photographic image; and a transmission part that transmits information of whether or not the person who made the dispatch request for the taxicab is wearing a mask to a terminal of a company to which the dispatch request for the taxicab is made.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2021
    Publication date: May 16, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Kei YANAGISAWA, Hiroaki AMINAKA, Kazuki OGATA, Kosei KOBAYASHI, Tetsuro HASEGAWA
  • Publication number: 20240163781
    Abstract: To provide a communication device, a communication system, and a communication method that can easily make contact, the communication device comprises: a receiving unit configured to receive communication information including identification information on a destination user from a first terminal; at least one processor configured to execute an instructions to select, on the basis of the identification information, one among a first network to which a first communication module associated with the user can be connected and a second network to which a second communication module associated with the user can be connected and which is different from the first network; and a unit configured to transmit, via the network selected by the at least one processor, information related to the communication information to the communication module that can be connected to the selected network, among the first communication module and the second communication module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2021
    Publication date: May 16, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Masaru YANAI, Hiroaki Aminaka, Motoharu Ohtake, Masaaki Ootake, Kei Yanagisawa, Kosei Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20240153010
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus (10) includes: an acquisition means (11) for acquiring information based on a sensor that measures information regarding a road; a generation means (12) for generating information indicating an accident situation according to a pattern of a traffic accident based on the information acquired by the acquisition means; and a transmission means (13) for transmitting the information indicating the accident situation generated by the generation means to an apparatus of an insurer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2021
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporatiom
    Inventors: Tetsuro Hasegawa, Hioakl Aminaka, Kazuki Ogata, Kei Yanagisawa, Koei Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20240153276
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus (10) includes: determination means (11) for determining a range for providing notification of information regarding a specific object on the basis of a moving direction of the specific object detected on the basis of an image, a position where the image has been captured, and an elapsed time since the image has been captured; and transmission means (12) for transmitting the information regarding the specific object to a device corresponding to the range determined by the determination means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2021
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Kei YANAGISAWA, Tetsuro HASEGAWA, Kosei KOBAYASHI, Hiroaki AMINAKA, Kazuki OGATA
  • Publication number: 20240152979
    Abstract: A congestion degree measurement unit measures a congestion degree in each of a plurality of areas in which the electronic currency issued to the user can be used. A value determination unit determines a utility value of the electronic currency in the area, based on the congestion degree measured by the congestion degree measurement unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Publication date: May 9, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Yuki Tsuji, Shintaro Chiku, Naoko Fukushi, Yoko Tanaka, Kazuki Ogata, Kosei Kobayshi, Kei Yanagisawa
  • Publication number: 20240144300
    Abstract: Estimating means estimates first characteristic information pertaining to persons present within an area for which an estimation is made, based on first information obtained by tallying signals transmitted from terminal devices of users in the area for which the estimation is made and second information which is statistical information of the area for which the estimation is made. Based on the second characteristic information generated by an analyzing apparatus that analyzes an image, verifying means verifies the first characteristic information estimated by the estimating means. Based on the verification result of the verifying means, correcting means corrects the estimation of the first characteristic information estimated by the estimating means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2021
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Shintaro CHIKU, Yuki TSUJI, Naoko FUKUSHI, Yoko TANAKA, Kazuki OGATA, Kosei KOBAYASHI, Kei YANAGISAWA
  • Publication number: 20240147203
    Abstract: In one aspect, a reception means receives, from a roadside device, first information transmitted from a mobile body by using a first wireless communication. An identification means identifies, based on information of a terminal apparatus to be managed by an information management means, the terminal apparatus being located in the vicinity of the mobile body that has transmitted the first information. A transmission means transmits second information generated based on the first information, to the terminal apparatus identified by the identification means via a second wireless communication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Kosei KOBAYASHI, Tetsuji KAWATSU, Kazuki OGATA, Yuji SATO, Tetsuya TAKAKI, Jun TAKASAWA, Hiroaki AMINAKA, Kei YANAGISAWA
  • Publication number: 20240129849
    Abstract: The present disclosure makes it possible to effectively reduce power consumption of a roadside wireless communication apparatus. A determination means (21) determines whether a moving body exists on a roadway leading to an intersection. A control means (22) controls a transmission output of a wireless signal being output from a wireless communication apparatus (30), based on a lighting state of a traffic light installed at the intersection and a determination result of the determination means (21).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroaki AMINAKA, Kosel KOBAYASHI, Kei YANAGISAWA, Kazuki OGATA, Jun TAKASAWA
  • Publication number: 20240127350
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus (10) includes: an acquisition means (11) for acquiring information based on a sensor that measures information regarding a road; a generation means (12) for generating information indicating an accident situation according to an insurer based on the information acquired by the acquisition means; and a transmission means (13) for transmitting the information indicating the accident situation generated by the generation means to an apparatus of the insurer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2021
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Tetsuro Hasegawa, Hiroaki Aminaka, Kazuki Ogata, Kei Yanagisawa, Kosei Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20240127595
    Abstract: A notification device according to an example embodiment of the present disclosure includes at least one memory configured to store instructions; and at least one processor configured to execute the instructions to: detect occurrence of an accident from a video captured by one or a plurality of cameras, analyze the video to derive detailed information regarding an analysis target person involved with the accident, determine a coping method for the analysis target person on the basis of the detailed information; and notify the notification target of the determined coping method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2021
    Publication date: April 18, 2024
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Kosei Kobayashi, Tetsuro Hasegawa, Hiroaki Aminaka, Kei Yanagisawa, Kazuki Ogata