Patents by Inventor Masayuki Kondo

Masayuki Kondo 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: 20210122912
    Abstract: A flame retardant resin composition includes a polyolefin resin, a phosphate compound, and an organic phosphorus compound. The phosphate compound includes a salt of a phosphoric acid represented by the following formula: where m represents an integer of 1 to 100, and an amine compound containing an amino group in a molecule, and the organic phosphoric compound (C) is represented by the following formula: where X1 and X2 are the same or different, and are represented by the following formula: ALArn??(3), where AL is a branched or linear aliphatic hydrocarbon group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms, Ar is a phenyl group, a naphthyl group or an anthryl group which may include a substituted group, and bonds with an optional carbon atom in the AL, and n indicates an integer of 1 to 3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 16, 2018
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: Fujikura Ltd.
    Inventors: Masayuki Iwata, Seiichi Taira, Tomonori Kondo, Shoichiro Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10977942
    Abstract: A driving assistance device: acquires presentation target information; controls a presentation of the presentation target information; calculates a recognition requisite time which is required for a driver to recognize the presentation target information when the presentation target information is presented; calculates a degree of risk which endangers a safety of the driver; calculates a given driving time according to the degree of risk which endangers the safety of the driver; and calculates a safe driving requisite time, which is a time required for the driver to drive safely, according to the degree of risk which endangers the safety of the driver. In a non-presented state of the presentation target information, when the given driving time becomes longer than a sum of the safe driving requisite time and the recognition requisite time, the driving assistance device presents the presentation target information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takamitsu Suzuki, Hiroshi Imajo, Masayuki Kondo, Tetsuro Koga, Erika Sawada
  • Publication number: 20210070257
    Abstract: A license plate lamp unit which, with a simple structure, enables easy attachment of components to the rear of the vehicle and which can prevent relative displacement among components, and a vehicle equipped with the license plate lamp unit are provided. This license plate lamp unit is provided with: a license plate lamp (301) which irradiates light onto the license plate; a vehicle mounted camera (100) having a camera lens (101A, 101B); a nozzle 3 for discharging a cleaning medium towards the camera lens (101A, 101B); and an attachment member (310) supporting the license plate lamp (301), the vehicle mounted camera (100) and a nozzle (3).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2018
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki KONDO, Shigehiko KAZAOKA
  • Publication number: 20210039495
    Abstract: A head-up display device for a vehicle and superimposing a virtual image on the foreground of an occupant includes: a projector that emits light of a display image to be displayed as the virtual image; an adjustment mechanism that mechanically displaces the projection range of a projection member, which is arranged on the vehicle and projects the light emitted from the projector; and a state controller that controls a state of the display image to be projected by the projector so as to maintain the display position of the virtual image in accordance with the displacement of the projection range by the adjustment mechanism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2020
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Inventors: Masayuki KONDO, Erika SAWADA
  • Publication number: 20200307615
    Abstract: A driving assistance device includes: a risk degree obtaining portion obtaining a degree of a risk of an event threatening a safety of a driver when an occurrence of the event is predicted; a risk handling control portion controlling an execution of a risk handling measure by a risk handling unit against the event that is predicted; a risk factor obtaining portion obtaining a factor which causes the risk as a risk factor; and a presentation control portion controlling a presentation of information about the risk factor. The presentation control portion presents information indicating a presence of the risk factor when the risk handling control portion controls the risk handling unit not to execute the risk handling measure and the degree of the risk is equal to or higher than a predetermined value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2017
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: Denso Corporation
    Inventors: Takamitsu SUZUKI, Hiroshi IMAJO, Masayuki KONDO, Tetsuro KOGA, Erika SAWADA
  • Publication number: 20200302792
    Abstract: A driving assistance device: acquires presentation target information; controls a presentation of the presentation target information; calculates a recognition requisite time which is required for a driver to recognize the presentation target information when the presentation target information is presented; calculates a degree of risk which endangers a safety of the driver; calculates a given driving time according to the degree of risk which endangers the safety of the driver; and calculates a safe driving requisite time, which is a time required for the driver to drive safely, according to the degree of risk which endangers the safety of the driver. In a non-presented state of the presentation target information, when the given driving time becomes longer than a sum of the safe driving requisite time and the recognition requisite time, the driving assistance device presents the presentation target information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2017
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventors: Takamitsu SUZUKI, Hiroshi IMAJO, Masayuki KONDO, Tetsuro KOGA, Erika SAWADA
  • Publication number: 20200254493
    Abstract: A foreign substance removing device includes: a cylinder including a support portion; a piston configured to send out a fluid flowing into the cylinder; a spring configured to urge the piston; and a mechanism configured to apply a moving force to the piston. A direction in which the fluid is sent out is a first direction. The piston is moved in the first direction by an urging force of the spring. An operation portion of the piston is formed with a convex or concave portion. The support portion is formed with an insertion concave portion into which the convex portion is capable of being inserted or an insertion convex portion capable of being inserted into the concave portion. A compression space is formed in the moving space when the piston is moved in the first direction and the convex portion or the insertion convex portion is inserted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Masayuki Kondo
  • Publication number: 20200254980
    Abstract: This vehicle cleaner unit, for cleaning a to-be-cleaned object mounted on the vehicle, is provided with: a single motor; a single pump comprising a cylinder which extends in a longitudinal direction of the vehicle cleaner unit and into which air is introduced, and a piston which can carry out linear motion in the longitudinal direction inside of the cylinder and which blows air to outside of the vehicle cleaning unit at high pressure; a biasing spring which biases the piston to a first side in the longitudinal direction; and a single worm mechanism which transmits rotary motion of the motor to cause the piston to carry out linear motion to the second side opposite of the first side. The rotation axis of the motor and the longitudinal direction are parallel, and the motor and the pump are positioned on the same side of the worm mechanism in the longitudinal direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki KONDO, Akinobu KUBOTA
  • Patent number: 10703272
    Abstract: An ECU as a vehicle device includes an image generation unit that generates an image in a predetermined reference coordinate system, a viewpoint position identification unit that identifies a viewpoint position of a driver; a superimposed position identification unit that identifies a display position at which the image is displayed within an eyesight of the driver; an image conversion unit that generates a converted image obtained by converting the image into a coordinate system having the viewpoint position of the driver as a reference point; and a notification unit that displays a display image falling within the converted image so as to be superimposed on the eyesight of the driver with the projection device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takamitsu Suzuki, Masayuki Kondo, Yuji Kusunose
  • Publication number: 20200207312
    Abstract: A vehicle cleaner system includes: a plurality of cleaners capable of respectively cleaning a plurality of sensors in which at least one of a detection method, an object to be detected, a detection direction, and a detection timing is different from each other; and a cleaner control unit configured to operate the plurality of cleaners depending on a signal to be input. The cleaner control unit is configured to control all of the cleaners so as not to be operated at the same time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2018
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Applicant: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Misako Kamiya, Shunsuke Okamura, Yusuke Kasaba, Masayuki Kondo, Yoshiaki Fushimi
  • Publication number: 20200198592
    Abstract: This vehicle cleaner unit is provided with: a cylinder unit comprising a cylinder which forms a chamber, a discharge port through which the chamber opens to the outside, and a piston which reciprocates inside of the cylinder and discharges from the discharge port a cleaning medium inside of the chamber; a power unit comprising a motor, a power transmission mechanism which transmits rotary motion of the motor to the piston to cause the piston to reciprocate, and a housing which houses the motor and the power transmission mechanism; and a casing which houses the cylinder unit and the power unit. The cylinder unit and the power unit are supported by the casing with rubber members interposed therebetween.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Masayuki KONDO
  • Publication number: 20200180567
    Abstract: A vehicle cleaner system that includes a single pump and a plurality of cleaners which are connected to the single pump and clean different cleaning target objects with a cleaning medium is disclosed. The cleaning target objects include a sensor which detects information on outside of a vehicle and a cleaner control unit which operates the plurality of cleaners in accordance with input of a signal. The cleaner control unit is capable of operating the plurality of cleaners such that cleaning methods of the plurality of cleaners are different from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2018
    Publication date: June 11, 2020
    Applicant: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaru Sakai, Masayuki Kondo, Kazuki Kawamura, Akinobu Kubota
  • Publication number: 20200171998
    Abstract: An integrated lamp-and-camera module (1) includes: a pair of license plate lamps (10R, 10L) that are disposed in a left-right direction of a license plate (LP) of a vehicle (VE), and apply light to the license plate (LP); a first camera (20) and a second camera (30) that are disposed between the pair of license plate lamps (10R, 10L) to capture an image of a rear side of the vehicle (VE); and a housing (70) to which the respective license plate lamps (10R, 10L), the first rear view camera (20), and the second camera (30) are attached. The housing (70) is attached to a vehicle body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2017
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Applicant: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masayuki KONDO, Hikaru NAGAI, Masaru SAKAI
  • Publication number: 20200139939
    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: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Akinobu Kubota, Masayuki Kondo, Kazuki Kawamura, Masaru Sakai
  • Patent number: 10525471
    Abstract: The present invention provides a novel target analysis chip and analysis method for directly detecting a target such as a microRNA without performing PCR.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignees: ARKRAY, Inc., National University Corporation Kyoto Institute of Technology
    Inventors: Akira Murakami, Akio Kobori, Asako Yamayoshi, Yuichiro Noda, Masayuki Kondo
  • Publication number: 20190337490
    Abstract: A vehicular cleaner system (1) for cleaning a to-be-cleaned object (100), wherein: the vehicular cleaner system (1) is provided with a tank (11) that accommodates a cleaning liquid, a pump (12) that pressure-feeds the cleaning liquid inside the tank (11), a high-pressure-air generation unit (2) that generates high-pressure air, a first ejection port that sprays the cleaning liquid toward a cleaning surface of the to-be-cleaned object (100), a second ejection port that sprays the high-pressure air toward the cleaning surface, and a controller (4) and vehicle ECU (40) that control the spraying of the cleaning liquid and the spraying of the high-pressure air; and the controller (4) and the vehicle ECU (40) perform control so as to initiate the spraying of the high-pressure air from the second ejection port after spraying of the cleaning liquid from the first ejection port has been initiated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Publication date: November 7, 2019
    Applicant: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuki KAWAMURA, Masayuki KONDO, Hikaru NAGAI, Akinobu KUBOTA, Yasuhiro ICHIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20190235241
    Abstract: An onboard display control apparatus mounted on a vehicle and controlling a head-up display displaying information is provided. The onboard display apparatus includes: a space information acquisition section that acquires information representing a position of an object in front of the vehicle; an eye point information acquisition section that acquires information representing a position of an eye; a display controller that determines a display mode of a display image, causing the display image to be displayed and overlapped with a specific target in a visual field of a driver; an output section that provides the display image in accordance with the display mode. The display controller adjusts the display mode of the display image based on information representing behavior of the vehicle, information representing a property of an external environment, or information representing physical ability of the driver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Takamitsu SUZUKI, Masayuki KONDO
  • Publication number: 20190111844
    Abstract: An ECU as a vehicle device includes an image generation unit that generates an image in a predetermined reference coordinate system, a viewpoint position identification unit that identifies a viewpoint position of a driver; a superimposed position identification unit that identifies a display position at which the image is displayed within an eyesight of the driver; an image conversion unit that generates a converted image obtained by converting the image into a coordinate system having the viewpoint position of the driver as a reference point; and a notification unit that displays a display image falling within the converted image so as to be superimposed on the eyesight of the driver with the projection device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2017
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Takamitsu SUZUKI, Masayuki KONDO, Yuji KUSUNOSE
  • Publication number: 20180008981
    Abstract: The present invention provides a novel target analysis chip and analysis method for directly detecting a target such as a microRNA without performing PCR.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2016
    Publication date: January 11, 2018
    Applicants: ARKRAY, Inc., NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION KYOTO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Akira Murakami, Akio Kobori, Asako Yamayoshi, Yuichiro Noda, Masayuki Kondo
  • Patent number: 9546768
    Abstract: A vehicle headlamp includes a lamp unit including a light source and being disposed inside a lamp outer casing, an actuator including a drive shaft and being detachable from a certain portion, a joint including a coupling portion and being detachable from the lamp unit, the coupling portion being coupled to the drive shaft in a state in which the joint is attached to the lamp unit. The lamp unit includes a plurality of unit configuration portions including the light source. The lamp unit is formed with a communication space which opens at least downward. At least one of the unit configuration portions can be removed at least downward through the communication space in a state in which the actuator has been detached from the certain portion and the joint has been detached from the lamp unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: KOITO MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Kikuchi, Teppei Muramatsu, Masayuki Kondo, Shigeru Kuwahara