Patents by Inventor Manabu Dobashi

Manabu Dobashi 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: 20210166324
    Abstract: This insurance premium setting system sets an insurance premium for obtaining compensation for the breakdown of a working machine, when the working machine is rented out. The insurance premium setting system is provided with an insurance premium setting unit which sets the insurance premium on the basis of breakdown-related information which is related to the possibility of breakdown of the working machine, when a user uses the working machine. The breakdown-related information is working information on the working machine, and the insurance premium setting unit sets the insurance premium on the basis of the working information. The working information includes a working load of the working machine, and the insurance premium setting unit sets the insurance premium more expensively, as the working load becomes larger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventor: Manabu Dobashi
  • Patent number: 11002184
    Abstract: A power generator management system comprises a plurality of power generators, and an information processing apparatus configured to process information acquired from the plurality of power generators. Each power generator comprises: a detection unit configured to detect a remaining fuel amount in a fuel tank of the power generator; a position acquisition unit configured to acquire position information of the power generator; a state acquisition unit configured to acquire information representing an operating state of the power generator; and a communication unit configured to transmit the remaining fuel amount, the position information, and information representing the operating state to the information processing apparatus, and the information processing apparatus comprises a processing unit configured to acquire a margin level of power supply in each of the plurality of power generators and provide a result of the acquisition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Hashizume, Manabu Dobashi, Tetsuya Matsuhisa, Ryota Hisada
  • Publication number: 20210021463
    Abstract: A communication system includes a server and a control unit that includes a work machine information acquisition section and a work machine information transmission section. The server includes a transmission timing update instruction section configured to transmit, to the control unit, transmission timing update information that instructs an update of a transmission timing, according to an update condition determined based on work machine information received from the control unit, and the control unit includes a transmission timing update section configured to update the transmission timing, based on the transmission timing update information transmitted from the server.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Publication date: January 21, 2021
    Inventor: Manabu Dobashi
  • Publication number: 20210010440
    Abstract: An internal combustion engine management system includes: a plurality of internal combustion engine units of which each includes an internal combustion engine, a first communicator configured to communicate with a server device, and a communication controller configured to transmit at least estimation information out of the estimation information which is used to estimate an environment in which the internal combustion engine is placed and information of a control map which is used to control the internal combustion engine to the server device using the first communicator; and the server device that includes a second communicator configured to communicate with the first communicator, and a processor configured to extract a second internal combustion engine unit having transmitted estimation information which is similar to the estimation information received from a first internal combustion engine unit out of the plurality of internal combustion engine units from the plurality of internal combustion engine uni
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: Manabu Hashimoto, Manabu Dobashi, Yusuke Ninomiya, Hiroki Muta, Hibiki Koga
  • Publication number: 20210001724
    Abstract: A snowplow having a snow removal mechanism, the snowplow comprises: an obtainment unit configured to obtain topography information prior to snow accumulation; and a projection unit configured to, based on the topography information prior to snow accumulation obtained b the obtainment unit, project an image indicating the topography information prior to snow accumulation on a surface of accumulated snow that is to be removed by the snow removal mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Manabu Dobashi, Koji Kuriyagawa, Hiroshi Yamakawa
  • Publication number: 20210004895
    Abstract: A control device for providing a work machine sharing service comprises a request acquiring unit for acquiring a work machine rental request that specifies a desired date and time and a desired location, a schedule acquiring unit for acquiring a scheduled date and time of work of each of a plurality of work machines, and a specifying unit for specifying a work machine that can be rented out from among the plurality of work machines, based at least on the request and the scheduled date and time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Kuriyagawa, Manabu Dobashi, Hiroshi Yamakawa
  • Publication number: 20210003399
    Abstract: An information generating apparatus obtains usage state information about mobile bodies from the mobile bodies and maintenance information about the mobile bodies. The information generation apparatus estimates a maintenance time for each mobile body based on the usage state information and the maintenance information, determines, based on locations of the mobile bodies and the maintenance time estimated for each mobile body, a route by which a maintenance worker of the mobile bodies visits the locations of the mobile bodies, and generates route information including the route determined. The information generating apparatus specifies the mobile bodies of which the worker visits the locations based on whether the maintenance time estimated is within a first period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Manabu Dobashi, Koji Kuriyagawa, Hiroshi Yamakawa
  • Patent number: 10864892
    Abstract: An anti-theft apparatus for an outboard motor that can be mounted on a boat, comprising a comparison unit configured to compare a vibration of the outboard motor with a vibration of a portion of the boat other than the outboard motor, and a notification unit configured to make a predetermined notification based on a comparison result by the comparison unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Hashizume, Manabu Dobashi, Tetsuya Matsuhisa, Ryota Hisada
  • Publication number: 20200271052
    Abstract: A power generator management system comprises a plurality of power generators, and an information processing apparatus configured to process information acquired from the plurality of power generators. Each power generator comprises: a detection unit configured to detect a remaining fuel amount in a fuel tank of the power generator; a position acquisition unit configured to acquire position information of the power generator; a state acquisition unit configured to acquire information representing an operating state of the power generator; and a communication unit configured to transmit the remaining fuel amount, the position information, and information representing the operating state to the information processing apparatus, and the information processing apparatus comprises a processing unit configured to acquire a margin level of power supply in each of the plurality of power generators and provide a result of the acquisition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Takashi HASHIZUME, Manabu DOBASHI, Tetsuya MATSUHISA, Ryota HISADA
  • Publication number: 20200242861
    Abstract: A management apparatus for managing a work machine capable of operating in a plurality of work modes, comprising: a work information reception unit configured to receive work information of the work machine; a change information reception unit configured to receive, if a work mode of the work machine is changed, work mode change information from the work machine; a storage unit configured to store the work information and the work mode in association with each other; and a specifying unit configured to specify a failure based on information stored in the storage unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 14, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventor: Manabu DOBASHI
  • Publication number: 20200216029
    Abstract: An anti-theft apparatus for an outboard motor that can be mounted on a boat, comprising a comparison unit configured to compare a vibration of the outboard motor with a vibration of a portion of the boat other than the outboard motor, and a notification unit configured to make a predetermined notification based on a comparison result by the comparison unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2019
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Inventors: Takashi HASHIZUME, Manabu DOBASHI, Tetsuya MATSUHISA, Ryota HISADA
  • Publication number: 20190369639
    Abstract: A working system comprising a self-propelled working machine, an area wire for partitioning a working area of the working machine, and a station provided in the working area and configured to charge the working machine by connecting the working machine to the station, wherein the working machine comprises a traveling unit, a traveling control unit configured to control the traveling unit, a detection unit configured to detect the station, and an information acquisition unit, the information acquisition unit acquires input information which is input by a user, and the input information includes information indicating a layout of the station and the area wire for the station and its peripheral region, and the traveling control unit sets a control parameter of the traveling unit based on the input information in response to detection of the station by the detection unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Inventors: Makoto YAMAMURA, Manabu DOBASHI
  • Publication number: 20190003698
    Abstract: A working machine is provided, which can suppress reduction in visibility of a spot illuminated by illuminating light even when an ambient light environment changes. A working machine in which a working unit that performs predetermined work is connected to a machine body that travels is configured to include a headlight that illuminates a traveling direction of the machine body and is capable of color adjustment, a camera that detects a color of an illumination spot P that is illuminated by illuminating light K of the headlight, and a control unit that performs color adjustment of the headlight in accordance with the color detected by the camera.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Inventors: Yuta Kimura, Manabu Dobashi
  • Patent number: 9905968
    Abstract: In a coaxial connector with a floating mechanism, a housing of a socket includes a housing base portion and a housing movable portion which can move radially over a plug-side end face of the housing base portion with a socket-side center contact. A top side of a plug-side shell is fitted onto the housing movable portion. A socket-side shell integrally includes shell contact plate portions which are exposed from the plug-side end face of the housing base portion. An end of the plug-side shell is configured to come into contact with the shell contact plate portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: SMK Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoyasu Yanase, Kiyoshi Asai, Fumio Osawa, Manabu Dobashi
  • Publication number: 20170047683
    Abstract: In a coaxial connector with a floating mechanism, a housing of a socket includes a housing base portion and a housing movable portion which can move radially over a plug-side end face of the housing base portion with a socket-side center contact. A top side of a plug-side shell is fitted onto the housing movable portion. A socket-side shell integrally includes shell contact plate portions which are exposed from the plug-side end face of the housing base portion. An end of the plug-side shell is configured to come into contact with the shell contact plate portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2016
    Publication date: February 16, 2017
    Inventors: Tomoyasu YANASE, Kiyoshi ASAI, Fumio OSAWA, Manabu DOBASHI
  • Patent number: 8441956
    Abstract: A marine wireless communication system is capable of reliably and stably monitoring an outboard engine unit in a watercraft. The marine wireless communication system comprises at least one first wireless device disposed in at least one outboard engine unit secured to a stern of a watercraft, and at least one second wireless device disposed inside the watercraft, the first wireless device communicating with the second wireless device according to a predetermined protocol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2013
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki Misumi, Manabu Dobashi
  • Patent number: 8229608
    Abstract: In an apparatus installed on a boat for identifying and controlling operation of an outboard motor selected by an operator and clamped to the boat from among outboard motors in different models prepared to be selectable by the operator, including a model having an analog device that produces analog signal and a model having a digital device that converts the analog signal produced by the analog device into a digital signal, it is discriminated whether the inputted signal is the analog signal inputted through the analog signal input/output or the digital signal inputted through the digital signal input/output, and the model of the selected outboard motor is identified based on the discriminated signal, thereby enabling to surely identify the model and control its operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2008
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2012
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Makoto Yamamura, Yoshihisa Shinogi, Manabu Dobashi, Kazuhiro Sato
  • Patent number: D691950
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2013
    Assignee: SMK Corporation
    Inventors: Kiyoshi Asai, Manabu Dobashi
  • Patent number: D817880
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: SMK Corporation
    Inventors: Manabu Dobashi, Kiyoshi Asai, Fumio Osawa
  • Patent number: D817881
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignee: SMK Corporation
    Inventors: Manabu Dobashi, Kiyoshi Asai, Fumio Osawa