Patents by Inventor Masayuki Kawamura

Masayuki Kawamura 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: 11427163
    Abstract: A vehicle cleaner system includes: a window washer configured to clean a front window of a vehicle; a lamp cleaner configured to clean a headlamp; a sensor cleaner configured to clean a sensor that detects information outside the vehicle; and a cleaner control unit configured to operate at least one of the window washer, the lamp cleaner, and the sensor cleaner in accordance with input of a signal. The cleaner control unit is configured to operate the window washer, the lamp cleaner, and the sensor cleaner such that at least two or more of a number of operations of the window washer, a number of operations of the lamp cleaner, and a number of operations of the sensor cleaner are different in accordance with a predetermined number of signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignee: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akinobu Kubota, Masayuki Kondo, Kazuki Kawamura, Masaru Sakai
  • Publication number: 20220253321
    Abstract: The present invention includes a memory and a processor configured to store, in a storage, a first digital twin in which at least one model defining at least one function of an entity at a given time, and at least one piece of second data that includes, as a constituent element, first data for realizing the function of the entity due to being input to the model are included, create at least one second digital twin by performing predetermined first computation using, as a computation target, at least one first digital twin stored in the storage, and execute computation for arranging the second digital twin in a sandbox for which a predetermined time axis has been set, and realizing a function of an entity indicated by the second digital twin in the sandbox in accordance with the time axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2019
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuhiro IIDA, Ryutaro KAWAMURA, Masayuki HANADATE, Koya MORI, Takao NAKAMURA, Shigekuni KONDO, Yukio KOIKE, Hiroshi OGAWA, Hiroshi SAKAI, Hiroyuki TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20220198856
    Abstract: A communication control system includes an acquisition unit that obtains setting information when the setting information is input by a user. The setting information is related to a restriction on actuation of an operation subject that is actuated or allowed to be actuated through authentication communication performed with a terminal. The communication control system further includes a restriction unit that restricts actuation of the operation subject when a condition in the setting information is satisfied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2020
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO
    Inventors: Keita SOBUE, Hiroaki KOJIMA, Masayuki KAWAMURA
  • Patent number: 11271916
    Abstract: A system that prevents accomplishment of unauthorized communication between a terminal and a communication peer is provided. The system includes a measurement unit and a process execution unit. The measurement unit is arranged on at least one of the terminal or the communication peer to obtain a measured value corresponding to a distance between the terminal and the communication peer. The process execution unit determines whether the measured value is appropriate and controls actuation for authentication of the terminal through wireless communication performed between the terminal and the communication peer based on the determination result. The measurement unit executes a process for obtaining the measured value in a time period during which the communication for the authentication is not performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO
    Inventors: Masanori Kosugi, Shigenori Nitta, Masateru Furuta, Tadashi Fukagai, Masayuki Kawamura, Yuki Kono
  • Publication number: 20220058699
    Abstract: An evaluation apparatus acquires present output information and degree of decrease information for each secondary battery as well as minimum output information for secondary use place and expiration period information for each application, and, in a case where an expiration period is defined for an application of a secondary use place, calculates a maximum output for each secondary battery at a time when the expiration period ends, and uses the calculated maximum output to evaluate a relative degree of adaptation of a plurality of secondary batteries to the application.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2021
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Inventors: Yuki TOMINAGA, Takuya MIYASHITA, Masayuki KAWAMURA
  • Publication number: 20210234388
    Abstract: A charging system includes: a battery which is detachably attached to a moving body which is movable utilizing electric power; a charging device which charges a plurality of batteries; and an acquisition unit which acquires the number of batteries to be charged and/or the number of batteries not to be charged among the plurality of batteries on the basis of battery usage information indicating a usage state of the batteries of a user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Inventors: Masayuki Kawamura, Hirotaka Endo
  • Publication number: 20210192645
    Abstract: A server device is a server device configured to provide a service in which a battery detachably mounted on a moving body that is movable using electric power is commonly used by a plurality of users, the server device including an acquisition part configured to acquire information related to a power consumption rate for each user when the battery is used by each of the plurality of users, and a calculation part configured to calculate a result which is an improvement in the power consumption rate for each user on the basis of the power consumption rate of the plurality of users acquired by the acquisition part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: Masayuki Kawamura, Hirotaka Endo
  • Publication number: 20210194244
    Abstract: A power prediction system includes a battery removably mounted on an electric power device using electric power, a charging device configured to charge the battery, and a power prediction device configured to predict an amount of electric power capable of being supplied by the charging device to outside of the charging device through machine learning on the basis of usage information indicating at least one of the usage state and the usage environment of the charging device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: Masayuki Kawamura, Hirotaka Endo
  • Publication number: 20210181256
    Abstract: An estimation system includes a battery removably mounted on an electric power device using electric power, a charging device, and an estimation device. The charging device includes a charger configured to charge the battery, an acquirer configured to acquire first information about deterioration of the battery from the battery, and a transmitter configured to transmit the first information acquired by the acquirer. The estimation device includes a receiver configured to receive the first information transmitted by the transmitter and an estimator configured to estimate performance of the battery when the first information received by the receiver is input to a model, the model having been learned to output second information about the performance of the battery at a certain point in time when the first information of the battery is input at the point in time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventors: Masayuki Kawamura, Hirotaka Endo
  • Publication number: 20210142599
    Abstract: A portable device includes a vibration sensor and a determination unit. The determination unit determines that vibration is detected when an amount of vibration applied to the portable device exceeds a determination threshold that is indicative of a vibration detection sensitivity of the vibration sensor. The determination unit selects one of determination thresholds that are indicative of different vibration detection sensitivities and determines whether or not vibration is detected based on the selected determination threshold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO
    Inventors: Tetsuya KAWAMURA, Hiroaki KOJIMA, Masayuki KAWAMURA, Tomohiko ISHIGAKI
  • Patent number: 10794961
    Abstract: An internal state estimating device includes an electrolysis resistance calculating part calculating a post-deterioration resistance value of an electrolysis resistive component using a detection value from a sensor, a reaction resistance calculating part calculating a post-deterioration resistance value of a reaction resistive component using a resistance increase ratio and an initial resistance value of an reaction resistor, wherein the resistance increase ratio is a ratio of the post-deterioration resistance value of the electrolysis resistive component to an initial resistance value of an electrolysis resistor, and a capacitance calculating part calculating a post-deterioration capacitance value of an electric double-layer capacitive component using the resistance increase ratio and an initial capacitance value of the electric double-layer capacitive component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuo Matsumoto, Tetsuaki Nakano, Masayuki Kawamura
  • Patent number: 10730566
    Abstract: A golf car includes a frame including main frames and cross members, an undercover that includes a front cover and a rear cover and is supported by the frame, and an engine room including an underside defined by the undercover. The front cover includes a rear end region provided with pawls. The rear cover includes a front end region provided with pawls. All of the pawls are engaged with the cross member. The front cover is fixed to the cross member and the main frames with fasteners, and the rear cover includes a rear end region fixed to the main frames with fasteners. The front cover and the rear cover include water drainage holes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: YAMAHA MOTOR POWER PRODUCTS KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takayuki Nagai, Yoshiki Tonooka, Masayuki Kawamura
  • Patent number: 10670659
    Abstract: A battery-state estimating device for accurately estimating a battery state of a battery includes: an OCV calculating unit calculating an OCV from the detected values; a charge state estimating unit deriving charge state parameters on the basis of the calculated OCV and an Ah (integrated current value)-OCV map; a map adjusting unit adjusting the Ah-OCV map, wherein the map adjusting unit derives a model equation of the Ah-OCV map on the basis of a first OCV at a first time-point and a second OCV at a second time-point calculated by the OCV calculating unit, and the difference between the integrated current values, wherein the difference has been generated by current flowing through the secondary battery 1 during the first time-point and the second time-point; and adjusts the Ah-OCV map using the model equation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki Kawamura, Tetsuaki Nakano
  • Publication number: 20200072615
    Abstract: A positioning system includes a detector arranged in a terminal to detect a dynamic physical quantity generated at the terminal, and a position calculator that obtains a position of the terminal when the terminal is moved relative to a communication peer. The detector includes a direction detector that detects a movement direction of the terminal, and a movement change amount detector that detects a movement change amount of the terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2018
    Publication date: March 5, 2020
    Inventors: Yuki KONO, Hiroaki KOJIMA, Masayuki KAWAMURA, Daisuke SENZAKI
  • Publication number: 20200067898
    Abstract: A system that prevents accomplishment of unauthorized communication between a terminal and a communication peer is provided. The system includes a measurement unit and a process execution unit. The measurement unit is arranged on at least one of the terminal or the communication peer to obtain a measured value corresponding to a distance between the terminal and the communication peer. The process execution unit determines whether the measured value is appropriate and controls actuation for authentication of the terminal through wireless communication performed between the terminal and the communication peer based on the determination result. The measurement unit executes a process for obtaining the measured value in a time period during which the communication for the authentication is not performed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO
    Inventors: Masanori KOSUGI, Shigenori NITTA, Masateru FURUTA, Tadashi FUKAGAI, Masayuki KAWAMURA, Yuki KONO
  • Patent number: 10500970
    Abstract: A power supply apparatus includes a first and second electric storage sections, a charge/discharge circuit performing charge/discharge between the first and second storage sections, and a control section controlling the charge/discharge circuit. The control section sets at least one of the first and second storage sections as a target storage section, acquires a target SOC and a target OCV which are respectively a charge rate and an open-end voltage of the target storage section, collects, by using charge transfer between the first and second storage sections, data including the target SOC and the target OCV in an order based on a collection rule determined by collected data and the target SOC, the collected data being an aggregation of the data which is collected, and estimates correlation information between an SOC and an OCV of the target storage section based on a plurality of the data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki Kawamura, Hajime Fujita
  • Patent number: 10444290
    Abstract: A power supply apparatus has a first electric storage section, a second electric storage section having an excellent energy density and a poor output density compared with the first storage section, and a control section that acquires first data and second data before and after each time of transferring charge between the first and storage sections, the first data being a combination of an SOC and an OCV of the first storage section, the second data being a combination of an SOC and an OCV of the second storage section, estimates a first correlation between the SOC and the OCV of the first storage section from an aggregation of the first data including reference data, and estimates a second correlation between the SOC and the OCV of the second storage section based on a comparison between a plurality of stored data and an aggregation of the second data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki Kawamura, Hajime Fujita
  • Patent number: 10439405
    Abstract: A power storage apparatus includes a first storage module, a second storage module, a charge-discharge circuit, and circuitry. The first storage module includes a first detector to detect first current input to and output from the first capacitor. The second storage module includes a second detector to detect second current input to and output from the second capacitor. The charge-discharge circuit is connected to the first capacitor and the second capacitor to charge and discharge the first capacitor and the second capacitor. The circuitry is configured to control the charge-discharge circuit to control charging and discharging between the first capacitor and the second capacitor. The circuitry is configured to determine whether or not at least one of the first detector and the second detector is to be corrected based on the first current and the second current during charging and discharging between the first capacitor and the second capacitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Masayuki Kawamura
  • Publication number: 20190146038
    Abstract: An internal state estimating device includes an electrolysis resistance calculating part calculating a post-deterioration resistance value of an electrolysis resistive component using a detection value from a sensor, a reaction resistance calculating part calculating a post-deterioration resistance value of a reaction resistive component using a resistance increase ratio which is a ratio of the post-deterioration resistance value of the electrolysis resistive component to an initial resistance value of an electrolysis resistor and an initial resistance value, and a capacitance calculating part calculating a post-deterioration capacitance value of an electric double-layer capacitive component using the resistance increase ratio and an initial capacitance value of the electric double-layer capacitive component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: Honda Motor Co.,Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuo MATSUMOTO, Tetsuaki NAKANO, Masayuki KAWAMURA
  • Publication number: 20190126992
    Abstract: A golf car includes a frame including main frames and cross members, an undercover that includes a front cover and a rear cover and is supported by the frame, and an engine room including an underside defined by the undercover. The front cover includes a rear end region provided with pawls. The rear cover includes a front end region provided with pawls. All of the pawls are engaged with the cross member. The front cover is fixed to the cross member and the main frames with fasteners, and the rear cover includes a rear end region fixed to the main frames with fasteners. The front cover and the rear cover include water drainage holes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Inventors: Takayuki NAGAI, Yoshiki TONOOKA, Masayuki KAWAMURA