Patents by Inventor Kensuke Uemoto

Kensuke Uemoto 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: 10538179
    Abstract: A mower may include a body frame, a mower unit installed to the body frame, a grass collection container optionally installed at a rear portion of the body frame, a front-wheel support arm provided at a front portion of the body frame, a left front wheel and a right front wheel supported by the front-wheel support arm, a counterweight, and a weight bracket. The weight bracket may be provided on the front-wheel support arm and configured to attach the counterweight thereto. The counterweight may include a plurality of weight elements. The weight bracket may include a plurality of attachment portions. The at least one weight element may be attached to each attachment portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: Kubota Corporation
    Inventors: Masato Asahara, Ryotaro Senda, Seiya Yoshida, Hideki Aoki, Kensuke Uemoto, Yoshikazu Togoshi, Yuto Fujii
  • Publication number: 20190391589
    Abstract: A work vehicle comprising: a drive wheel unit that is provided in a vehicle body and is configured to be driven by a travel drive mechanism; a work unit that is provided in the vehicle body and is configured to perform work on a work target; a battery provided in the vehicle body; a motor that is configured to receive electric power from the battery and drive the work unit; an inclination sensor configured to detect an inclination of the vehicle body relative to a horizontal plane; and a first captured image acquisition unit configured to acquire a captured image that shows surroundings of the vehicle body when the work is being performed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Takeshi Komorida, Hitoshi Aoyama, Hideya Umemoto, Katsuhiko Uemura, Kentaro Shinkai, Shinichi Yamada, Kanako Komori, Kensuke Uemoto
  • Publication number: 20190387671
    Abstract: A work vehicle that performs an operation while traveling autonomously includes: a base frame configured to support a wheel; a unit frame configured to support an operation unit that performs the operation; a link frame capable of changing a relative height of the unit frame with respect to the base frame , the link frame spanning between the base frame and the unit frame; and a setting unit configured to set an operating height of the operation unit with respect to a working surface of a working field in which the operation is performed, in accordance with operation information indicating an operation target to be subjected to the operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Hideya Umemoto, Hitoshi Aoyama, Katsuhiko Uemura, Takeshi Komorida, Kensuke Uemoto, Kentaro Shinkai, Shinichi Yamada, Kanako Komori
  • Publication number: 20190196483
    Abstract: A work area determination system for an autonomous traveling work machine which is controlled autonomously based on self machine position information indicative of a self machine position, the work area determination system including an operation terminal capable of determining a work area. The operation terminal includes a positioning device for acquiring terminal position information indicative of a position of the operation terminal, a work area determination section that determines the work area based on the terminal position information, and a work area information outputting section for outputting work area information which is information relating to the determined work area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Katsuhiko Uemura, Nobuyuki Yoshii, Takeshi Komorida, Kensuke Uemoto, Kentaro Shinkai
  • Publication number: 20190176677
    Abstract: An accommodation device is configured to accommodate a plurality of work vehicles that carry out a work while traveling autonomously includes a plurality of accommodation cases mounted on a load carrying bed of a transporter vehicle and capable of accommodating the plurality of work vehicles individually, a supporting section for supporting the plurality of accommodation cases respectively with allowing movement thereof along a preset path, an actuator for driving the supporting section for causing the accommodation cases to move along the path and an electric generator for supplying electric power to the actuator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Hideya Umemoto, Kentaro Shinkai, Takeshi Komorida, Kensuke Uemoto, Shinichi Yamada, Kanako Komori
  • Publication number: 20190179326
    Abstract: A work vehicle 1 configured to carry out a utility work while traveling autonomously includes an implement unit 53 mounted on a vehicle body for carrying out the work, a work subject information acquisition section 21 for accruing work subject information indicative of information on a work subject, a load calculation section 24 for calculating a load of the work based on the work subject information, a storage section for storing driving conditions of the implement unit 53 in advance, and a driving section 26 configured to retrieve a driving condition stored in the storage section 25 according to the load calculated by the load calculation section 24 and to drive the implement unit 53 based on the retrieved driving condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Inventors: Kensuke Uemoto, Takeshi Komorida, Nobuyuki Yoshii, Katsuhiko Uemura, Shinichi Yamada
  • Publication number: 20190171216
    Abstract: A management system 100 for a work vehicle configured to carry out a utility work while traveling autonomously includes a work field information acquisition section 21 for acquiring work field information indicative of information relating to a work field where the work is to be carried out, a route information acquisition section 22 for acquiring route information indicative of a traveling route along which the vehicle has traveled while carrying out the work in the work field, a consumed electric power information acquisition section 23 for acquiring electric power information indicative of consumed electric power required for the work of an amount of electric power stored in a battery mounted on the work vehicle, a tilt angle information acquisition section 24 for acquiring tilt angle information indicative of a tilt angle of the work field relative to the horizontal plane, and a calculation section 25 for calculating a cost required for the work, based on the work field information, the route information,
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventors: Kensuke Uemoto, Katsuhiko Uemura, Nobuyuki Yoshii, Hideya Umemoto, Hitoshi Aoyama
  • Publication number: 20170166044
    Abstract: In a work vehicle, a fuel supply path including a first fuel supply path connecting a first fuel tank to a merging portion, a second fuel supply path connecting a second fuel tank to the merging portion, and a common supply path connecting the merging portion to an engine is formed. A fuel pump supplying fuel to the engine is provided in the common supply path. Check valves that open according to a differential pressure between pressures on the fuel tank side and the merging portion side are interposed on the first fuel supply path and the second fuel supply path. A communication channel establishes communication between an upper space of the first fuel tank and an upper space of the second fuel tank is formed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2016
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Inventors: Masato Asahara, Ryotaro Senda, Seiya Yoshida, Hideki Aoki, Kensuke Uemoto, Yoshikazu Togoshi, Yuto Fujii