Patents by Inventor Koseki SUGIYAMA

Koseki SUGIYAMA 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: 20240158540
    Abstract: A seaweed recycling system includes an alginate production apparatus configured to perform processing of washing the seaweed, processing of extracting an aqueous solution containing an alginate component, processing of diluting the extracted aqueous solution, processing of separating the diluted aqueous solution from the seaweed, processing of solidifying and precipitating alginate from the aqueous solution separated from the seaweed, and processing of dehydrating the precipitated alginate, a water purification apparatus configured to perform purification processing of wastewater, a fresh water production apparatus configured to produce fresh water from one of seawater and the purified wastewater, a hydrogen production apparatus configured to produce hydrogen from one of the seawater, the fresh water produced by the fresh water production apparatus, and the purified wastewater; and a control apparatus configured to supply the purified wastewater to one of the fresh water production apparatus, the hydrogen pro
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2023
    Publication date: May 16, 2024
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tadayoshi SUMIYA, Yuto KAWATA, Koseki SUGIYAMA, Yasunobu SEKI, Hiroki AWANO
  • Publication number: 20240103502
    Abstract: A recycling support system for a production facility performing a plurality of types of recycling processing using marine plants includes a measurement unit configured to measure an amount of remaining energy used to operate the production facility, and a control unit configured to control a proportion of each of the plurality of types of recycling processing carried out in the production facility according to the amount of remaining energy used to operate the production facility measured by the measurement unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tadayoshi SUMIYA, Yasunobu SEKI, Koseki SUGIYAMA, Yuto KAWATA, Hiroki AWANO, Kosuke YONEKAWA
  • Publication number: 20230196910
    Abstract: Road traffic volume information is acquired, and CO2 recovery devices 30, 30a for recovering CO2 exhausted into the air from vehicles on a road and drifting around the road are installed. Activation of the CO2 recovery devices 30, 30a is controlled based on the road traffic volume information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2022
    Publication date: June 22, 2023
    Inventors: Yasushi Hirata, Koseki Sugiyama, Yoshinori Miyamoto, Kazuki Kaneko, Yusaku Onochi, Daiki Yokoyama, Akihiro Kusumoto
  • Publication number: 20230109192
    Abstract: A CO2 capture system for efficiently capturing CO2 from emissions emitted from buildings. The CO2 capture system comprises: a CO2 capture device that captures CO2; a flow path that delivers an exhaust gas emitted from a building to the CO2 capture device; a flow rate regulator that regulates a flow rate of the exhaust gas; and a control unit that controls the flow rate regulator to regulate the flow rate of the exhaust gas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2022
    Publication date: April 6, 2023
    Inventors: Koseki SUGIYAMA, Daiki YOKOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20230103019
    Abstract: A method and a system of properly utilizing CO2 captured from the atmosphere as an agricultural fertilizer and a fuel for electric generation. The recycling method comprises: collecting information relating to demand for the CO2 to be utilized as the fertilizer and demand for the CO2 to be utilized as the fuel; calculating a ratio between an amount of the CO2 to be utilized as the fertilizer and an amount of the CO2 to be utilized as the fuel, based on the collected information; and thereafter utilizing the CO2 as the fertilizer and as the fuel based on the calculated ratio.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2022
    Publication date: March 30, 2023
    Inventors: Koseki SUGIYAMA, Daiki YOKOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20230078558
    Abstract: A display unit that provides motivation to use energy derived from CO2. The display unit comprises: a data collector that collects an amount of the fuel derived from CO2 consumed by an operational device; a graphics data creator that creates a graphics data indicating the amount of the consumption of the fuel derived from CO2 based on the data collected by the data collector; and a display that indicates the graphics data created by the graphics data creator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2022
    Publication date: March 16, 2023
    Inventors: Koseki SUGIYAMA, Daiki YOKOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20230021474
    Abstract: A support server includes a controlling portion configured to execute the followings: acquiring respective pieces of vehicle information on a plurality of vehicles present in a power outage area; specifying a power supply vehicle by which power supply is performable, from among the vehicles based on the respective pieces of vehicle information on the vehicles; and outputting, to the power supply vehicle, power supply information indicating that power supply is performable by the power supply vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 27, 2022
    Publication date: January 26, 2023
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yusuke HOKI, Koseki SUGIYAMA, Kumiko KATSUMATA, Rie YAYABE, Shin SAKURADA, Tomio YAMANAKA
  • Publication number: 20230025828
    Abstract: A carbon dioxide recovery system that recovers carbon dioxide from a hybrid vehicle traveling in a CO2 recovery area including a CO2 recovery road in which a stationary CO2 recovery device collecting and recovering carbon dioxide from the atmosphere is provided acquires a residual charging capacity of the battery and position information of the hybrid vehicle and guides the hybrid vehicle such that the hybrid vehicle travels on the CO2 recovery road using a notification device when the residual charging capacity is equal to or less than a predetermined SOC threshold value while the hybrid vehicle is traveling in the CO2 recovery area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2022
    Publication date: January 26, 2023
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koseki SUGIYAMA, Daiki YOKOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20230012850
    Abstract: An ECU acquires history information on whether there is an experience of external power supply by a vehicle, and the ECU determines whether a user of the vehicle has experienced the external power supply, based on the history information. In a case where the ECU determines that the user has not experienced the external power supply of the vehicle, the ECU outputs recommendation information that recommends the user to experience the external power supply of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yusuke HOKI, Koseki SUGIYAMA, Kumiko KATSUMATA, Rie YAYABE, Shin SAKURADA, Tomio YAMANAKA
  • Publication number: 20230018467
    Abstract: A support server includes a processor configured to: acquire a total supply power amount from each of a plurality of facilities placed within a stricken area, the total supply power amount being obtained by adding respective supply power amounts of a plurality of power supply vehicles configured to perform power supply; acquire, from at least one vehicle placed within the stricken area, a supply power amount suppliable by the at least one vehicle; and output, to at least either one of the at least one vehicle and a communications device associated with the at least one vehicle, request facility information on a request facility that requires to request power supply due to a shortage of electric power, based on respective total supply power amounts of the facilities and the supply power amount suppliable by the at least one vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2022
    Publication date: January 19, 2023
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yusuke HOKI, Koseki SUGIYAMA, Kumiko KATSUMATA, Rie YAYABE, Shin SAKURADA, Tomio YAMANAKA
  • Publication number: 20230004133
    Abstract: A fuel supply control apparatus configured to supply carbon dioxide-origin fuel to a power generation facility configured to generate electric power by at least using the carbon dioxide-origin fuel and a common fuel different from the carbon dioxide-origin fuel. The fuel supply control apparatus includes an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit is configured to set a supply time and supply amount of the carbon dioxide-origin fuel to be supplied to the power generation facility. The electronic control unit is configured to acquire fuel information on a use fuel including the common fuel and the carbon dioxide-origin fuel to be used in the power generation facility. The electronic control unit is configured to variably adjust and set each of the supply time and the supply amount based on the fuel information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koseki SUGIYAMA, Daiki YOKOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20220392007
    Abstract: A support server includes a processor configured to perform: acquiring an amount of residual fuel, state information of each of a plurality of vehicles, position information of each of the plurality of vehicles, and user position information of a user who desires supply of fuel from the plurality of vehicles; identifying a supply vehicle that is able to supply fuel out of the plurality of vehicles based on the amounts of residual fuel of the plurality of vehicles and the state information of the plurality of vehicles; generating fuel position information including at least the position information of the supply vehicle based on the user position information and the position information of the supply vehicle; and outputting the fuel position information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2022
    Publication date: December 8, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yusuke HOKI, Koseki SUGIYAMA, Kumiko KATSUMATA, Rie YAYABE, Shin SAKURADA, Tomio YAMANAKA
  • Publication number: 20220379772
    Abstract: A control device is provided with an ECU configured to acquire a charging rate of a secondary battery, generate power supply information related to power supply using an in-vehicle outlet based on the charging rate, and output the power supply information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2022
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yusuke HOKI, Koseki SUGIYAMA, Kumiko KATSUMATA, Rie YAYABE, Shin SAKURADA, Tomio YAMANAKA
  • Publication number: 20220379768
    Abstract: A control device includes an ECU configured to acquire, from each of a plurality of vehicles having a secondary battery and being configured to supply power to the outside, information indicating a charging rate of the secondary battery and vehicle model information, generate arrangement position information by which a arrangement position is allocated to each of the plurality of vehicles in a case where the plurality of vehicles supply the power to the outside in parallel to each other, based on the charging rate of the secondary battery and the vehicle model information, and output the arrangement position information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2022
    Publication date: December 1, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yusuke HOKI, Koseki SUGIYAMA, Kumiko KATSUMATA, Rie YAYABE, Shin SAKURADA, Tomio YAMANAKA
  • Patent number: 11470441
    Abstract: An in-vehicle terminal mounted in a vehicle includes a controller configured to: transmit a radio signal indicating that it is possible to share a ride in the vehicle; upon receipt of the radio signal from a user terminal that has received the radio signal, transmit information relating to the vehicle to the user terminal; and receive information indicating a result of determination of whether or not a user of the user terminal can join the ride in the vehicle, the determination being made using the information relating to the vehicle, from the user terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koseki Sugiyama, Atsuko Kobayashi, Hiroki Asano, Harunobu Saito, Yoshihiro Tsuge, Tae Sugimura, Kuniaki Jinnai
  • Patent number: 11301789
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus according to the present disclosure includes a controller configured to execute: determining whether to change a scheduled riding vehicle for a first user or not based on predetermined position information related to a first user's riding a first vehicle, before a scheduled time on which the first user is to board the first vehicle which the first user is scheduled to board at a first boarding place; extracting one or more candidate vehicles serving as alternative candidates for the first vehicle, when it is determined to change the scheduled riding vehicle for the first user; and changing the scheduled riding vehicle for the first user from the first vehicle to a second vehicle that is one of the one or more candidate vehicles, based on an approval by the first user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koseki Sugiyama, Atsuko Kobayashi, Hiroki Asano, Harunobu Saito, Yoshihiro Tsuge, Tae Sugimura, Kuniaki Jinnai
  • Patent number: 11225898
    Abstract: A vehicle comprises an internal combustion engine including an engine body and a catalyst device and a carbon dioxide recovery device recovering carbon dioxide contained in the exhaust is provided. The engine body, catalyst device, and carbon dioxide recovery device are mounted in the vehicle so that relationships X1>X2 and X2>X3 stand where a distance from a mounting position of the engine body to a mounting position of the carbon dioxide recovery device is X1, a distance from a mounting position of the catalyst device to the mounting position of the carbon dioxide recovery device is X2, and a distance from a mounting position of the engine body to a mounting position of the catalyst device is X3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koseki Sugiyama, Hiroshi Otsuki
  • Publication number: 20210235220
    Abstract: An in-vehicle terminal mounted in a vehicle includes a controller configured to: transmit a radio signal indicating that it is possible to share a ride in the vehicle; upon receipt of the radio signal from a user terminal that has received the radio signal, transmit information relating to the vehicle to the user terminal; and receive information indicating a result of determination of whether or not a user of the user terminal can join the ride in the vehicle, the determination being made using the information relating to the vehicle, from the user terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koseki SUGIYAMA, Atsuko KOBAYASHI, Hiroki ASANO, Harunobu SAITO, Yoshihiro TSUGE, Tae SUGIMURA, Kuniaki JINNAI
  • Patent number: 11012808
    Abstract: An in-vehicle terminal mounted in a vehicle includes a controller configured to: transmit a radio signal indicating that it is possible to share a ride in the vehicle; upon receipt of the radio signal from a user terminal that has received the radio signal, transmit information relating to the vehicle to the user terminal; and receive information indicating a result of determination of whether or not a user of the user terminal can join the ride in the vehicle, the determination being made using the information relating to the vehicle, from the user terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koseki Sugiyama, Atsuko Kobayashi, Hiroki Asano, Harunobu Saito, Yoshihiro Tsuge, Tae Sugimura, Kuniaki Jinnai
  • Publication number: 20200386142
    Abstract: A vehicle comprises an internal combustion engine including an engine body and a catalyst device and a carbon dioxide recovery device recovering carbon dioxide contained in the exhaust is provided. The engine body, catalyst device, and carbon dioxide recovery device are mounted in the vehicle so that relationships X1>X2 and X2>X3 stand where a distance from a mounting position of the engine body to a mounting position of the carbon dioxide recovery device is X1, a distance from a mounting position of the catalyst device to the mounting position of the carbon dioxide recovery device is X2, and a distance from a mounting position of the engine body to a mounting position of the catalyst device is X3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koseki SUGIYAMA, Hiroshi OTSUKI