Patents by Inventor Kentaro Ishisaka

Kentaro Ishisaka 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: 20200307643
    Abstract: A vehicle control system includes a vehicle, an information terminal apparatus that can provide, on a display unit, a plurality of contents which provide training on an operation method of the vehicle, and a server that can communicate with the vehicle and the information terminal apparatus. The information terminal apparatus includes a display control unit configured to cause the display unit to display a first content that provides training on an operation method including a method to start an operation of a specific function of the vehicle and a second content that provides, to a user of the vehicle who has been trained by the first content and is registered in the server, training on an operation method corresponding to a phenomenon that can occur while the specific function is provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Masaya IKEDA, Takafumi HIROSE, Kentaro ISHISAKA, Takashi WATANABE, Junpei YASHIMA, Katsuya YASHIRO, Toru KOKAKI, Daiki NISHIDA, Yuta TAKADA, Yuji FUJIKI
  • Publication number: 20200239027
    Abstract: A vehicle control device is provided with a timing selection unit configured to select, during automated driving, either one of a first notification timing at which notification of a driving takeover request is issued in the case that a remaining distance to a scheduled switching point from the automated driving to manual driving has become less than or equal to a predetermined distance, and a second notification timing at which notification of the driving takeover request is issued in the case that a remaining time period until reaching the scheduled switching point is less than or equal to a predetermined time period, wherein the timing selection unit selects the first notification timing or the second notification timing based on a present travel speed or a scheduled travel speed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Takashi WATANABE, Hisashi MATSUDA, Kentaro ISHISAKA, Takafumi HIROSE, Toru KOKAKI, Katsuya YASHIRO, Takemi TSUKADA, Masaya IKEDA
  • Publication number: 20200207419
    Abstract: An automated driving vehicle includes: a traveling unit to which an upper structure can be attached and which does not have a passenger compartment; and a connector provided in the traveling unit and connected to the upper structure detachably attached to the traveling unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Shun Iwasaki, Hisao Asaumi, Kentaro Ishisaka, Izumi Kondo, Satoshi Koike, Tomohisa Manabe, Yo Ito, Yuki Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20200197791
    Abstract: An in-vehicle performance device is an in-vehicle performance device that performs a game that is played by an occupant in a vehicle, and includes a motion detector configured to detect a motion of the occupant irrelevant to driving the vehicle, a display configured to display an image visually recognizable by the occupant, and a display controller configured to display a response image according to the motion of the occupant on the display on the basis of the motion of the occupant detected by the motion detector, and output a result of a game based on a predetermined rule.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Inventors: Shun Iwasaki, Hisao Asaumi, Kentaro Ishisaka, Izumi Kondo, Satoshi Koike, Tomohisa Manabe, Yo Ito, Yuki Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20200180661
    Abstract: A control apparatus of a vehicle includes a function determination unit that determines whether functions of a travel control unit and an actuator group have deteriorated, and a switching control unit that controls switching between automated driving and manual driving. During a driving handover notification for requesting a driver to switch to the manual driving, the travel control unit performs the automated driving in a first mode when the functions of the travel control unit and the actuator group have not deteriorated, and the automated driving in a second mode when the functions of the travel control unit and the actuator group have deteriorated. A degree of deceleration in the automated driving in the second mode is greater than a degree of deceleration in the automated driving in the first mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2020
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Inventors: Shigehiro HONDA, Hironobu KIRYU, Kentaro ISHISAKA, Takuyuki MUKAI
  • Publication number: 20200164899
    Abstract: An information processing system includes an acquirer configured to acquire a boarding request, a deriver configured to derive, when an action schedule of an automatic driving vehicle includes a standby state based on a boarding request acquired by the acquirer, a usage charge of the automatic driving vehicle reflecting a cost generated in a traveling state in which the automatic driving vehicle carries a user and travels and a cost generated in the standby state, and an output configured to output information including the usage charge derived by the deriver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Kentaro Ishisaka, Nobuyuki Watanabe, Kovi Ahego, Christopher Lang, Liyan Liu, Yo Ito, Hirotaka Uchitomi
  • Publication number: 20200160335
    Abstract: A vehicle payment support device includes: an acquirer configured to acquire payment information of a fee which is able to be associated with identification information of a vehicle providing a service from a fee collection system; and an associator configured to associate the service from the vehicle and the payment information with identification information of the vehicle and determine a charged amount based on association of a price of the service by the vehicle and a price of a service or a product of which payment is confirmed by the fee collection system with the identification information of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Kentaro Ishisaka, Nobuyuki Watanabe, Kovi Ahego, Christopher Lang, Liyan Liu, Yo Ito, Hirotaka Uchitomi
  • Publication number: 20200159251
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a communicator configured to receive driving information from a management server, a controller configured to drive the vehicle on the basis of the driving information from the communicator, a manager configured to manage a compartment of the vehicle in which a service user receives a service from a service provider, and an interface set up in association with service-related information provided by the service provider and the compartment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Shun Iwasaki, Hisao Asaumi, Kentaro Ishisaka, Izumi Kondo, Satoshi Koike, Tomohisa Manabe, Yo Ito, Yuki Hayashi, Yuji Yasui, Shion Tokunaga, Nobuyuki Watanabe, Kazuki Nishioka, Yudai Hirohata, Hisakazu Yamane, Takayuki Shimoyamada, Kovi Ahego, Liyan Liu, Hirotaka Uchitomi, Masashi Yuki, Takafumi Hirose, Jun Ito, Rie Fukushima, Masaaki Onoda, Christopher Lang
  • Publication number: 20200158520
    Abstract: A map update apparatus includes: a storage part that stores map information; an acquisition part that acquires, from a vehicle, sensor detection information based on a detection result of a sensor that is provided on the vehicle; and an estimation part that estimates a position of an entrance of a facility of which a position of an entrance is unknown among facilities that are included in the map information based on the sensor detection information that is acquired by the acquisition part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Kentaro Ishisaka, Nobuyuki Watanabe, Kovi Ahego, Christopher Lang, Liyan Liu, Yo Ito, Hirotaka Uchitomi
  • Patent number: 10640128
    Abstract: A vehicle control device including: a recognizer (13) that recognizes a surrounding situation of a subject vehicle; a driving controller (140 or 160) that executes driving control of controlling one or both of steering and acceleration/deceleration of the subject vehicle on the basis of the surrounding situation recognized by the recognizer; and a notifier (30 or 180) that notifies a vehicle occupant of the subject vehicle of predetermined information, wherein the driving controller sets a degree of margin for a surrounding environment set in the driving control after start of the notification of the predetermined information using the notifier to be higher than that before start of the notification of the predetermined information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takafumi Hirose, Kentaro Ishisaka, Takashi Watanabe, Takemi Tsukada, Katsuya Yashiro, Toru Kokaki, Hisashi Matsuda, Masaya Ikeda
  • Publication number: 20200125850
    Abstract: An information providing system includes an imager, a display which displays an image captured by the imager, an identifier which analyzes the image captured by the imager and identifies event types indicated by semantic information included in the image, and a display controller which causes the display to display an image corresponding to a predetermined event type from among the event types identified by the identifier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Kentaro Ishisaka, Nobuyuki Watanabe, Kovi Ahego, Christopher Lang, Liyan Liu, Yo Ito, Hirotaka Uchitomi
  • Publication number: 20200126419
    Abstract: An event vehicle dispatch device includes: an event notifier configured to notify a plurality of vehicles or owners of the vehicles of an event held in an area in which the plurality of vehicles are able to park; and an adjuster configured to adjust the number of vehicles corresponding to vehicle attributes of vehicles arriving at the area based on the vehicle attribute of each of the plurality of vehicles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Kentaro Ishisaka, Nobuyuki Watanabe, Kovi Ahego, Christopher Lang, Liyan Liu, Yo Ito, Hirotaka Uchitomi
  • Publication number: 20200114925
    Abstract: An interaction device includes an acquisition unit that acquires recognition information of a user and a responding unit that responds to the recognition information acquired by the acquisition unit, and the responding unit derives an indicator indicating an emotional state of the user on the basis of the recognition information and determines a response content in a form based on the derived indicator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Shun Iwasaki, Hisao Asaumi, Kentaro Ishisaka, Izumi Kondo, Satoshi Koike, Tomohisa Manabe, Yo Ito, Yuki Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20200116495
    Abstract: An information-processing device of the present invention includes an acquisition unit that acquires sensor detection information indicating a detection result from a sensor mounted in a vehicle, a derivation unit that derives a plurality of indices for a surrounding environment based on the sensor detection information acquired by the acquisition unit, and an evaluation unit that evaluates attribute information of a point at which the sensor detection information is acquired based on the plurality of indices derived by the derivation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Kentaro Ishisaka, Nobuyuki Watanabe, Kovi Ahego, Christopher Lang, Liyan Liu, Yo Ito, Hirotaka Uchitomi
  • Publication number: 20200104964
    Abstract: An aspect of the present invention is a pick-up/drop-off management device (400) including a vehicle allocation reserver (432) configured to create a pick-up/drop-off schedule on the basis of content of a reservation for a facility and reserve a vehicle, and a vehicle allocation manager (433) configured to allocate the vehicle reserved by the vehicle allocation reserver according to the pick-up/drop-off schedule.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: April 2, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Kentaro Ishisaka, Nobuyuki Watanabe, Kovi Ahego, Christopher Lang, Liyan Liu, Yo Ito, Hirotaka Uchitomi
  • Patent number: 10576980
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes a travel control processing unit configured to control traveling of a host vehicle in accordance with an automated driving mode, where a travel control for the vehicle is performed at least partially automatically by way of automated driving, or a manual driving mode, where traveling of the vehicle is performed based on an operating device which is operated by a vehicle occupant, and an operation amount acquisition unit for acquiring an operation amount by which the operating device is operated by the vehicle occupant. On the basis of the operation amount acquired by the operation amount acquisition unit when switching from the manual driving mode to the automated driving mode, the travel control processing unit sets a first O/R threshold value for the operation amount at a time of canceling at least a portion of the automated driving mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kanta Tsuji, Kentaro Ishisaka
  • Publication number: 20190283775
    Abstract: A vehicle control device including: a recognizer (13) that recognizes a surrounding situation of a subject vehicle; a driving controller (140 or 160) that executes driving control of controlling one or both of steering and acceleration/deceleration of the subject vehicle on the basis of the surrounding situation recognized by the recognizer; and a notifier (30 or 180) that notifies a vehicle occupant of the subject vehicle of predetermined information, wherein the driving controller sets a degree of margin for a surrounding environment set in the driving control after start of the notification of the predetermined information using the notifier to be higher than that before start of the notification of the predetermined information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Takafumi Hirose, Kentaro Ishisaka, Takashi Watanabe, Takemi Tsukada, Katsuya Yashiro, Toru Kokaki, Hisashi Matsuda, Masaya Ikeda
  • Publication number: 20190286127
    Abstract: According to the present invention, a vehicle control device that carries out driving support or automated driving of a self-vehicle is provided. The vehicle control device comprises a steering controller that performs steering control on a manual operation by a driver or an automated operation. The steering controller accepts steering input by a manual operation by the driver in addition to a system steering amount by the vehicle control device while steering control by the vehicle control device is performed, returns a predetermined reaction force to the manual operation upon accepting the steering input, and makes the reaction force to the manual operation larger in a case where traveling is performed in a second state where steering wheel grasping is unrequired, as compared with a case where traveling is performed in a first state where steering wheel grasping is required.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Takashi WATANABE, Kentaro ISHISAKA, Takafumi HIROSE, Takemi TSUKADA, Katsuya YASHIRO, Toru KOKAKI, Hisashi MATSUDA, Masaya IKEDA
  • Publication number: 20190283774
    Abstract: A travel control apparatus controls automated driving travel of a vehicle by making a transition between a plurality of control states based on a surrounding environment of the vehicle. The travel control apparatus includes a skill level acquisition unit configured to acquire a skill level of a vehicle occupant about automated driving, and a control unit configured to control the automated driving travel of the vehicle in one of the plurality of control states based on the surrounding environment of the vehicle sensed by a sensing unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Kentaro ISHISAKA, Takashi WATANABE, Takafumi HIROSE, Takemi TSUKADA, Katsuya YASHIRO, Toru KOKAKI, Hisashi MATSUDA, Masaya IKEDA
  • Publication number: 20190283772
    Abstract: A driving support system for a vehicle, the system comprises: a detection unit adapted to detect that an operation subject of acceleration/deceleration of the vehicle changes to a driver; and a correction unit adapted to correct a control amount in a decrease direction if the control amount is larger than a predetermined threshold when the driver's acceleration/deceleration operation of the vehicle is accepted in a predetermined range after detection by the detection unit, the control amount being based on the acceleration/deceleration operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Kentaro ISHISAKA, Takemi TSUKADA