Patents by Inventor Makoto Hasegawa

Makoto Hasegawa 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: 20200356111
    Abstract: A vehicle is configured to be capable of traveling on a road, and includes: a control unit that controls each unit constituting the vehicle; and a projection unit that is capable of projecting an image on the road by control from the control unit, and the projection unit projects a road marking on the road. The road marking is a crosswalk or a marking for traveling of a particular vehicle. The vehicle further includes a traffic signal unit that selectively outputs a color of at least two different colors by control from the control unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kazuaki TAKEMURA, Makoto MATSUSHITA, Tae SUGIMURA, Hideo HASEGAWA, Tomoaki UMEKI
  • Publication number: 20200339108
    Abstract: A parking lot management device includes a memory and a processor that includes hardware. The processor is configured to select a first parking position in a parking lot for a vehicle which is able to travel autonomously and from which an occupant has alighted in an alighting space provided in an entrance of the parking lot, to cause the vehicle to travel autonomously from the alighting space to the first parking position and to park at the first parking position by transmitting information of the first parking position to the vehicle, and to cause the vehicle to travel autonomously from the first parking position to the second parking position and to park at the second parking position based on information which is received from a terminal which is carried by the occupant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kazuaki TAKEMURA, Makoto MATSUSHITA, Tae SUGIMURA, Hideo HASEGAWA, Tomoaki UMEKI
  • Publication number: 20200327620
    Abstract: An electronic receipt system generates electronic receipt information associated with commodity sales data in association with a member code of a consumer, stores company codes in a storage section in association with electronic receipt information in a plurality of electronic receipt management units corresponding to company codes representing different companies, and manages electronic receipt information associated with the plurality of company codes stored in each electronic receipt management unit. Then, the electronic receipt system displays, to an information processing apparatus corresponding to a member code of a consumer, the electronic receipt information containing at least one company code corresponding to the member code on a display section in association with company code.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Taro ANDO, Keiichi HASEGAWA, Satoru ISHIHARA, Tsuyoshi GOTANDA, Akiko SUSAKI, Makoto FUKASAWA, Yasuhiro ARAI
  • Publication number: 20200327808
    Abstract: A parking lot management device includes a memory and a processor including hardware. The processor is configured to identify a plurality of vehicles which enters a parking lot by analyzing an image which is captured at an entrance of the parking lot, to select parking positions which are different in the parking lot and in which moving routes from the entrance of the parking lot to the parking positions do not interfere with movement and parking of other vehicles in the parking lot for the plurality of vehicles, and to transmit the selected parking positions and the moving routes to the parking positions to the plurality of vehicles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kazuaki TAKEMURA, Makoto MATSUSHITA, Tae SUGIMURA, Hideo HASEGAWA, Tomoaki UMEKI
  • Publication number: 20200317201
    Abstract: A road abnormality detection apparatus includes: a memory; and a processor having hardware, wherein the processor is configured to: receive, from a traveling vehicle, a road image indicating an image of a surface of a road or a periphery of the road and image capturing position information indicating a position where the road image is captured; recognize a road facility included in the road image and a position of the road facility based on the road image and the image capturing position information; determine whether or not abnormality exists in the road facility by comparing the road facility included in the road image and correctness information that is prepared in advance; and accumulate, in the memory, facility position information indicating the position of the road facility that the abnormality exists in when it is determined that the abnormality exists in the road facility.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2020
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kazuaki TAKEMURA, Makoto MATSUSHITA, Tae SUGIMURA, Hideo HASEGAWA, Tomoaki UMEKI
  • Patent number: 10798308
    Abstract: An processor that performs consecutive imaging control for consecutively imaging a subject by an imaging sensor and emitting auxiliary light in an imaging period in which each of the plurality of times of the imaging is performed, the imaging periods do not overlap, an end timing of a light emission period of the auxiliary light started in the imaging period is later than an end timing of the imaging period, the imaging control device further controls a light emission intensity of the auxiliary light in the light emission period started in the second imaging period or imaging sensitivity in the second imaging period based on the light emission intensity of the auxiliary light emitted in an overlapping period overlapping with the second imaging period in the light emission period started in the first imaging period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Tomonori Masuda, Hitoshi Sakurabu, Ryo Hasegawa, Makoto Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20200314255
    Abstract: A light emitting diode (LED) which is turned ON by a local area network (LAN) controller, is controlled to be turned ON by a central processing unit (CPU), which executes a program, in accordance with an execution status of the program.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Makoto Arima, Yuya Hasegawa, Satoru Ikeda, Yoshikazu Sato, Kazuhiro Oyoshi
  • Publication number: 20200314249
    Abstract: A LAN controller performs lighting control upon LEDs, which are configured to be subjected to lighting control by the LAN controller, on the basis of the start-up status of an apparatus after communicating with an external apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Satoru Ikeda, Yuya Hasegawa, Makoto Arima, Yoshikazu Sato, Kazuhiro Oyoshi
  • Publication number: 20200314256
    Abstract: A light-emitting diode (LED) is made brighter when the turning-on is controlled by a central processing unit (CPU) than when the turning-on is controlled by a local area network (LAN) controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Yuya Hasegawa, Makoto Arima, Satoru Ikeda, Yoshikazu Sato, Kazuhiro Oyoshi
  • Publication number: 20200299607
    Abstract: A silicone grease composition having high friction characteristics and wear characteristics is disclosed. The silicone grease composition is provided by adding a zinc salt (B) containing, at a mass ratio from 1:99 to 99:1, a zinc dialkyldithiophosphate (B1) and a zinc dialkyldithiocarbamate (B2) as an extreme-pressure additive to a silicone oil (A). A method for transmitting torque of a clutch or a torque limiter mechanism is also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventors: Yoshinori FUKUSHIMA, Koji SAKAKIBARA, Youichi HASEGAWA, Makoto MORI, Yuji MASAMURA
  • Publication number: 20200275833
    Abstract: Provided is a vision test device including: a projection unit 10 that projects an image on a retina of a subject with use of a laser beam 50 by two-dimensionally scanning the laser beam; a beam diameter setting unit that sets a beam diameter of the laser beam; and a numerical aperture setting unit that sets a numerical aperture of the laser beam, wherein the projection unit projects, on the retina, a test image for measuring visual information of the subject with use of a laser beam having the set beam diameter and the set numerical aperture.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Publication date: September 3, 2020
    Applicant: QD LASER, INC.
    Inventors: Seiji MORINO, Makoto SUZUKI, Mitsuru SUGAWARA, Kinya HASEGAWA
  • Publication number: 20200269188
    Abstract: Provided is a gas separation device configured to separate a non-hydrocarbon gas from a feed gas containing the non-hydrocarbon gas through use of a gas separation membrane, in which a decrease in operating rate can be suppressed, and economic efficiency is satisfactory. A first membrane module (1) and a second membrane module (2) are arranged in parallel to each other with respect to supply lines for a feed gas. Gas lines for regeneration (14, 15) ((24, 25)), which are branched from a permeate gas line (13) ((23)) of the membrane module (1) ((2)), and which are joined to a feed gas line (21) ((11)) configured to supply the feed gas to the membrane module (2) ((1)), are provided. Under a state in which the feed gas is supplied to the membrane module (1), a permeate gas through the membrane module (1) is supplied, as a gas for regeneration, to the membrane module (2) through the gas lines for regeneration (14, 15).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroaki Hasegawa, Yasushi Fujimora, Aiko Matsuyama, Shuichi Oguro, Keiichi Nishida, Akiko Fukuta, Kenjii Yajima, Makiko Ichikawa, Takeshi Hagio, Naoko Takahashi, Makoto Miyahara, Katsuya Shimizu
  • Patent number: 10749191
    Abstract: A fuel cell comprises a membrane electrode assembly configured such that electrode catalyst layers are formed on respective surfaces of an electrolyte membrane; gas diffusion layers placed on respective surfaces of the membrane electrode assembly; and a frame placed around periphery of the membrane electrode assembly. The membrane electrode assembly has a protruding portion that is configured by protruding outside of the gas diffusion layer in a state that the membrane electrode assembly is combined with the gas diffusion layers. The frame has an engagement portion that is configured to engage with the protruding portion. An adhesive layer is formed from an ultraviolet curable adhesive between the protruding portion and the engagement portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kotaro Ikeda, Hikaru Hasegawa, Naohiro Asada, Makoto Yoshida, Tomokazu Hayashi, Michihisa Mochizuki
  • Patent number: 10735662
    Abstract: A digital camera includes an imaging control unit that images a subject by performing driving based on a rolling shutter method on an imaging sensor, and a light emission control unit that emits auxiliary light a plurality of times from a light emission device while the imaging is performed. A difference ?t between start timings of exposure started by the driving in two adjacent pixel rows is a value other than 1/n (n is an integer greater than or equal to 1) of an exposure time in which the exposure is performed. The light emission control unit controls a light emission cycle of the auxiliary light to be a time that is m (m is an integer greater than or equal to 1) times the difference.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Makoto Kobayashi, Ryo Hasegawa, Hitoshi Sakurabu, Tomonori Masuda
  • Publication number: 20200229694
    Abstract: A visual sense examination device includes: a beam source that emits a visible beam and an invisible beam; a visible beam optical system that includes a first scanner scanning the visible beam; an invisible beam optical system that includes a second scanner scanning the invisible beam; a detector that detects the invisible beam reflected by a retina of a subject; a controller that performs a first control; a synthesizer that synthesizes the visible beam scanned by the first scanner and the invisible beam scanned by the second scanner; and wherein scanning angles of the visible beam by the first scanner and the invisible beam by the second scanner are substantially the same, and projectable ranges of the visible beam scanned by the first scanner and the invisible light scanned by the second scanner are substantially the same on the retina of the subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: QD LASER, INC.
    Inventors: Kenji YASUI, Makoto SUZUKI, Mitsuru SUGAWARA, Kinya HASEGAWA
  • Publication number: 20200217864
    Abstract: The dispensing unit includes a disc, a cartridge, and a dispensing holder. The disc has a disc shape and includes a track region provided with recesses and projections alternately arranged in a radial direction. The cartridge includes a penetration hole, and a well is formed by the penetration hole and the track region in a state in which the cartridge is attached to the disc. The dispensing holder includes a holding part to be inserted into the penetration hole, and a guide hole penetrating the holding part. The guide hole has a truncated cone shape in which a first opening diameter on the holding part side is smaller than a second opening diameter on a side opposite to the holding part, and a center line of the guide hole is located on a line passing through the center of the disc and the center of the well.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Katsue HORIKOSHI, Makoto ITONAGA, Koji TSUJITA, Masayuki ONO, Yuichi HASEGAWA
  • Publication number: 20200221050
    Abstract: A system control unit consecutively images a subject by driving based on a global shutter method, divides captured image data obtained by the imaging into a plurality of areas, and each time each area is generated, compares the generated area with the same area as the area in the captured image data generated by the imaging performed before the imaging, and detects a moving object from the area based on a result of the comparison. Based on a change in position of the detected moving object, the system control unit predicts a timing at which a trigger range TR set in the captured image overlaps with the moving object, and performs automatic imaging in a frame period that includes the timing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2020
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Hitoshi SAKURABU, Makoto KOBAYASHI, Ryo HASEGAWA, Tomonori MASUDA
  • Publication number: 20200213500
    Abstract: A digital camera includes an imaging control unit that images a subject by performing driving based on a rolling shutter method on an imaging sensor, and a light emission control unit that emits auxiliary light a plurality of times from a light emission device while the imaging is performed. A difference At between start timings of exposure started by the driving in two adjacent pixel rows is a value other than 1/n (n is an integer greater than or equal to 1) of an exposure time in which the exposure is performed. The light emission control unit controls a light emission cycle of the auxiliary light to be a time that is m (m is an integer greater than or equal to 1) times the difference.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Makoto KOBAYASHI, Ryo HASEGAWA, Hitoshi SAKURABU, Tomonori MASUDA
  • Publication number: 20200213546
    Abstract: A digital camerathat includes an imaging sensor having a stop 2 arranged in front of an imaging surface includes an imaging control unit that starts exposure of pixels on the entire imaging surface at the same time and then, ends the exposure of the pixels at the same time in a state where light from a subject is incident on the imaging surface, by controlling an imaging sensor drive circuit which drives the imaging sensor, and a processr that sequentially changes an F number of the stop 2 to a plurality of values during a period from the start of the exposure until the end of the exposure. The processr controls a time in which the F number is maintained at each of the plurality of values to be a time that is based on a function indicating light transmittance characteristics of an APD filter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Ryo HASEGAWA, Masaru KOBAYASHI, Makoto KOBAYASHI, Hitoshi SAKURABU, Tomonori MASUDA
  • Publication number: 20200204719
    Abstract: An processor that performs consecutive imaging control for consecutively imaging a subject by an imaging sensor and emitting auxiliary light in an imaging period in which each of the plurality of times of the imaging is performed, the imaging periods do not overlap, an end timing of a light emission period of the auxiliary light started in the imaging period is later than an end timing of the imaging period, the imaging control device further controls a light emission intensity of the auxiliary light in the light emission period started in the second imaging period or imaging sensitivity in the second imaging period based on the light emission intensity of the auxiliary light emitted in an overlapping period overlapping with the second imaging period in the light emission period started in the first imaging period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Tomonori MASUDA, Hitoshi SAKURABU, Ryo HASEGAWA, Makoto KOBAYASHI