Patents by Inventor Masayuki IMAIDA

Masayuki IMAIDA 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: 11925458
    Abstract: A motion state monitoring system, a training support system, a motion state monitoring method, and a program capable of suitably managing measurement results according to an attaching direction of a sensor are provided. A motion state monitoring system according to the present disclosure monitors a motion state of a target part of a subject's body. The motion state monitoring system includes an acquisition unit, an attaching direction detection unit, and a control processing unit. The acquisition unit acquires sensing information of a sensor attached to the target part. The attaching direction detection unit detects an attaching direction of the sensor. The control processing unit outputs information related to the sensing information in association with the attaching direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Makoto Kobayashi, Toru Miyagawa, Issei Nakashima, Keisuke Suga, Masayuki Imaida, Manabu Yamamoto, Yohei Otaka, Masaki Katoh, Asuka Hirano, Taiki Yoshida
  • Patent number: 11839465
    Abstract: A learning system, a walking training system, a method, a program, and a trained model for performing walking training at appropriate setting parameters are provided. A learning system according to an embodiment includes: a data acquisition unit configured to acquire rehabilitation data from a walking training system including an actuator configured to assist a walking motion of a trainee and a control unit configured to control the actuator in accordance with a setting parameter; a data generation unit configured to generate the rehabilitation data including detection data and the setting parameter as learning data; and a learning unit configured to perform machine learning using the learning data, thereby generating a learning model that receives the detection data and outputs a recommended value of the setting parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuhisa Otsuki, Issei Nakashima, Takuya Iwata, Hiroaki Daba, Makoto Kobayashi, Masayuki Imaida
  • Patent number: 11752390
    Abstract: Appropriate housing equipment according to the physical ability of a trainee who has performed rehabilitation in order to restore or maintain the physical ability is easily presented. A housing equipment presentation apparatus includes a storage unit configured to store definition information defining housing equipment information according to a physical ability, an acquisition unit configured to externally acquire physical ability information of a trainee who has performed training in order to restore or maintain his/her physical ability, a conversion unit configured to convert the acquired physical ability information into the housing equipment information based on the definition information, and an output unit configured to output presentation information including the converted housing equipment information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2023
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuhisa Otsuki, Issei Nakashima, Manabu Yamamoto, Takuma Nakamura, Makoto Kobayashi, Masayuki Imaida
  • Patent number: 11696866
    Abstract: A walking training system according to this embodiment includes a harness, at least three pulling units, and a control unit configured to control the at least three pulling units in such a way that a position of the harness in a horizontal plane becomes a target position. One of the at least three pulling units is a first pulling unit configured to apply a pulling force to the harness from front of the trainee, another one of the at least three pulling units is a second pulling unit configured to apply a pulling force to the harness from rear of the trainee, and another one of the at least three pulling units is a third pulling unit configured to apply a pulling force to the harness from a direction different from the first and second pulling units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2023
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Taiga Matsumoto, Issei Nakashima, Yo Sato, Masayuki Imaida
  • Patent number: 11690534
    Abstract: A gait evaluation apparatus that evaluates a training gait of a paralyzed patient suffering from paralysis in a leg includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire a plurality of motion amounts of a paralyzed body portion according to a gait motion and an evaluation unit configured to evaluate that the gait motion is an abnormal gait in a case where at least one of the motion amounts acquired by the acquisition unit meets any one of a plurality of abnormal gait criteria set in advance. The abnormal gait criteria include at least two or more first criteria, which are criteria relevant to motion amounts of different parts of the paralyzed body portion, or at least two or more second criteria, which are criteria relevant to motion amounts of the same part of the paralyzed body portion in different directions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2023
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Issei Nakashima, Masayuki Imaida, Takeru Fukagawa, Eiichi Saitoh, Satoshi Hirano, Shigeo Tanabe, Hiroki Tanikawa
  • Patent number: 11617702
    Abstract: A walking training system and an operation method capable of performing training effectively are provided. A walking training system according to an embodiment includes a harness attached to a trainee's trunk, a first pulling unit configured to apply a pulling force to the harness from a first direction along a horizontal direction, a second pulling unit configured to apply a pulling force to the harness from a second direction along the horizontal direction, and a control unit configured to control the first and second pulling units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2023
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Taiga Matsumoto, Issei Nakashima, Yo Sato, Masayuki Imaida
  • Patent number: 11406556
    Abstract: A walking training system, a harness, and an operation method capable of performing training effectively are provided. A walking training system according to an embodiment includes a harness attached to a trainee's trunk and a pulling unit configured to apply a pulling force to the harness, the harness includes a frame fixed to the trainee's trunk, an attaching member to which the pulling unit is attached, and a guide mechanism configured to enable a position of the frame relative to the attaching member to be variable in an up/down direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Taiga Matsumoto, Issei Nakashima, Yo Sato, Masayuki Imaida
  • Publication number: 20220062708
    Abstract: A training system generates a training plan for enabling a trainee to perform a plurality of kinds of training, and includes: a track record information accepting unit that acquires track record information regarding the physical action of the trainee; the target information generation unit that accepts environmental data of daily life of the trainee after the training plan is finished, and generates target information regarding a target of the function recovery of the trainee based on the accepted environmental data; the storage unit that stores statistical information regarding the function recovery in the training performed by a plurality of other trainees; and the plan generation unit that generates the training plan of the trainee based on the track record information, the target information, and the statistical information and outputs the generated training plan.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 24, 2021
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takuya Iwata, Toru Miyagawa, Issei Nakashima, Makoto Kobayashi, Keisuke Suga, Masayuki Imaida, Hisataka Yuasa, Eiichi Saitoh, Yohei Otaka, Satoshi Hirano
  • Publication number: 20220054042
    Abstract: A motion state monitoring system including: a selection unit configured to select one or a plurality of sensors from among a plurality of sensors associated with a plurality of respective body parts of a body of a subject based on one or a plurality of specified motions to be monitored; a calculation processing unit configured to generate a result of a calculation indicating a motion state of the subject based on a result of detection performed by each of the one or plurality of sensors selected by the selection unit; and an output unit configured to output the result of the calculation performed by the calculation processing unit, in which the output unit is further configured to output information about the one or plurality of the body parts of the body of the subject corresponding to the one or plurality of respective sensors selected by the selection unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2021
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Makoto Kobayashi, Toru Miyagawa, Issei Nakashima, Keisuke Suga, Masayuki Imaida, Manabu Yamamoto, Yohei Otaka, Masaki Katoh, Asuka Hirano, Taiki Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20220057233
    Abstract: A motion state monitoring system including: a selection unit that selects one or a plurality of sensors from among a plurality of sensors associated with a plurality of respective body parts of a body of a subject based on one or a plurality of specified motions to be monitored; a calibration result determination unit that determines whether or not a calibration of each of at least the one or plurality of sensors selected by the selection unit has been completed; a calculation processing unit that generates a result of a calculation indicating a motion state of the subject based on a result of detection performed by each of the one or plurality of sensors selected by the selection unit when the calibration result determination unit determines that the calibration has been completed; and an output unit that outputs the result of the calculation performed by the calculation processing unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2021
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Inventors: Makoto Kobayashi, Toru Miyagawa, Issei Nakashima, Keisuke Suga, Masayuki Imaida, Manabu Yamamoto, Toshiaki Okumura, Yohei Otaka, Masaki Katoh, Asuka Hirano, Taiki Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20220054045
    Abstract: A motion state monitoring system, a training support system, a motion state monitoring method, and a program capable of suitably managing measurement results according to an attaching direction of a sensor are provided. A motion state monitoring system according to the present disclosure monitors a motion state of a target part of a subject's body. The motion state monitoring system includes an acquisition unit, an attaching direction detection unit, and a control processing unit. The acquisition unit acquires sensing information of a sensor attached to the target part. The attaching direction detection unit detects an attaching direction of the sensor. The control processing unit outputs information related to the sensing information in association with the attaching direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2021
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Makoto Kobayashi, Toru Miyagawa, Issei Nakashima, Keisuke Suga, Masayuki Imaida, Manabu Yamamoto, Yohei Otaka, Masaki Katoh, Asuka Hirano, Taiki Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20220054044
    Abstract: A motion state monitoring system, a training support system, a motion state monitoring method, and a program capable of suitably managing measurement results according to an attaching direction of a sensor are provided. A motion state monitoring apparatus according to the present disclosure monitors a motion state of a target part of a subject's body. The motion state monitoring apparatus includes an acquisition unit, an attaching direction input unit, and a control processing unit. The acquisition unit acquires sensing information of a sensor attached to the target part. The attaching direction input unit receives an input of an attaching direction of the sensor in a stationary state. The control processing unit outputs information related to the sensing information in association with the attaching direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2021
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Makoto Kobayashi, Toru Miyagawa, Issei Nakashima, Keisuke Suga, Masayuki Imaida, Manabu Yamamoto, Yohei Otaka, Masaki Katoh, Asuka Hirano, Taiki Yoshida, Akinori Takahagi, Noriko Inukai
  • Publication number: 20220036994
    Abstract: A presentation system includes a storage unit, an acquisition unit, a determination unit, and an output unit. The storage unit is configured to store definition information defining a housing environment according to a physical ability. The acquisition unit is configured to acquire first physical ability information of a trainee who performs training for the purpose of maintaining or recovering the physical ability before the training, and plan information which is a plan of the training. The determination unit is configured to estimate second physical ability information which is the physical ability of the trainee after an end of the plan based on the first physical ability information and the plan information, and determine the housing environment corresponding to the second physical ability information based on the definition information. The output unit is configured to output presentation information including the determined housing environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Toru Miyagawa, Issei Nakashima, Makoto Kobayashi, Takuya Iwata, Hisataka Yuasa, Masayuki Imaida, Keisuke Suga, Eiichi Saitoh, Yohei Otaka, Satoshi Hirano
  • Publication number: 20220032123
    Abstract: A training system generates a training plan for enabling a trainee to perform a plurality of kinds of training, and includes a storage unit, a track record information accepting unit, and a plan generation unit. The storage unit stores training information including the content of training, therapist information indicating the type of a therapist who is in charge of the training and assists the trainee, and statistical information regarding the function recovery in the training performed by a plurality of other trainees. The track record information accepting unit accepts track record information regarding the physical action of the trainee. The plan generation unit generates a training plan including the content of the training, the type of the therapist, and an execution period of the training based on the training information, the therapist information, and the statistical information and outputs the generated training plan.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hisataka Yuasa, Toru Miyagawa, Issei Nakashima, Makoto Kobayashi, Takuya Iwata, Keisuke Suga, Masayuki Imaida, Eiichi Saitoh, Yohei Otaka, Satoshi Hirano
  • Publication number: 20220032124
    Abstract: A training system generates a training plan for enabling a trainee to perform a plurality of kinds of training, and includes a storage unit, a track record information accepting unit, and a plan generation unit. The storage unit stores training information including the content of training, tool information indicating the type of a tool used for the training, and statistical information regarding the function recovery in the training performed by other trainees. The track record information accepting unit accepts track record information regarding the track record of the action of the trainee. The plan generation unit generates a training plan including the content of the training that the trainee conducts, the tool that is used for the training, and an execution period of the training based on the training information, the tool information, and the statistical information and outputs the generated training plan.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Inventors: Makoto Kobayashi, Toru Miyagawa, Issei Nakashima, Takuya Iwata, Keisuke Suga, Masayuki Imaida, Hisataka Yuasa, Eiichi Saitoh, Yohei Otaka, Satoshi Hirano
  • Publication number: 20210113417
    Abstract: A walking training system and an operation method capable of performing training effectively are provided. A walking training system according to an embodiment includes a harness attached to a trainee's trunk, a first pulling unit configured to apply a pulling force to the harness from a first direction along a horizontal direction, a second pulling unit configured to apply a pulling force to the harness from a second direction along the horizontal direction, and a control unit configured to control the first and second pulling units.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Taiga MATSUMOTO, Issei NAKASHIMA, Yo SATO, Masayuki IMAIDA
  • Publication number: 20210113418
    Abstract: A walking training system, a harness, and an operation method capable of performing training effectively are provided. A walking training system according to an embodiment includes a harness attached to a trainee's trunk and a pulling unit configured to apply a pulling force to the harness, the harness includes a frame fixed to the trainee's trunk, an attaching member to which the pulling unit is attached, and a guide mechanism configured to enable a position of the frame relative to the attaching member to be variable in an up/down direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Taiga MATSUMOTO, Issei NAKASHIMA, Yo SATO, Masayuki IMAIDA
  • Publication number: 20210113419
    Abstract: A walking training system according to this embodiment includes a harness, at least three pulling units, and a control unit configured to control the at least three pulling units in such a way that a position of the harness in a horizontal plane becomes a target position. One of the at least three pulling units is a first pulling unit configured to apply a pulling force to the harness from front of the trainee, another one of the at least three pulling units is a second pulling unit configured to apply a pulling force to the harness from rear of the trainee, and another one of the at least three pulling units is a third pulling unit configured to apply a pulling force to the harness from a direction different from the first and second pulling units.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Taiga MATSUMOTO, Issei NAKASHIMA, Yo SATO, Masayuki IMAIDA
  • Publication number: 20200411196
    Abstract: A learning apparatus, a walking training apparatus, a method, a system, a program, and a trained model for performing walking training at appropriate setting parameters are provided. A learning apparatus according to an embodiment includes: a data acquisition unit configured to acquire rehabilitation data from a walking training apparatus including an actuator configured to assist a walking motion of a trainee and a control unit configured to control the actuator in accordance with a setting parameter; and a data generation unit configured to generate an index indicating a degree of recovery of the trainee and the setting parameter as learning data; and a learning unit configured to generate a learning model that receives the index and outputs a recommended value of the setting parameter by performing machine learning using the learning data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 16, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Nobuhisa Otsuki, Hiroaki Daba, Issei Nakashima, Makoto Kobayashi, Masayuki Imaida
  • Publication number: 20200406088
    Abstract: Appropriate housing equipment according to the physical ability of a trainee who has performed rehabilitation in order to restore or maintain the physical ability is easily presented. A housing equipment presentation apparatus includes a storage unit configured to store definition information defining housing equipment information according to a physical ability, an acquisition unit configured to externally acquire physical ability information of a trainee who has performed training in order to restore or maintain his/her physical ability, a conversion unit configured to convert the acquired physical ability information into the housing equipment information based on the definition information, and an output unit configured to output presentation information including the converted housing equipment information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nobuhisa OTSUKI, Issei NAKASHIMA, Manabu YAMAMOTO, Takuma NAKAMURA, Makoto KOBAYASHI, Masayuki IMAIDA