Naoki Kobayashi 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).
Abstract: An information acquisition device includes one or more memories, and one or more processors the one or more memories and the one or more processors configured to receive first data of a first Web page, when the first data includes a specific character string and a uniform resource locator, perform determination of a value of a layer as a target of search in accordance with a distance between the specific character string and the uniform resource locator, receive second data of a second Web page corresponding to a first layer within the determined value of the layer from the first Web page, and determine whether the second data satisfies a specific condition.
Abstract: In a liquid ejection head, an ejection unit of a channel member includes an ejection hole, a pressurizing chamber connected to the ejection hole, a first channel and a second channel each connecting the pressurizing chamber and a first common channel, and a third channel connecting the pressurizing chamber and a second common channel. The first common channel, in the channel direction, includes a plurality of first portions, and a plurality of second portions each located between each two of the plurality of first portions and having smaller cross-sectional areas than those of the first portions in front and back of the same. In each of the plurality of ejection units, the first channel and the second channel are individually connected to two positions in the first common channel which sandwich at least one of the second portions between them.
Abstract: [Object] To provide an information processing apparatus, an information processing method, and a program capable of efficiently using information regarding a user evaluation of a target vehicle. [Solution] An information processing apparatus including: a recognition section configured to automatically recognize information of a target vehicle from environment information of a user; an acquisition section configured to acquire a user evaluation of the recognized target vehicle; and a generation section configured to generate information for issuing a notification of the acquired user evaluation.
Abstract: A side airbag for enhancing protection of a shoulder area of a vehicle occupant having an airbag (10) which deploys beside an occupant toward the vehicle front, and an inflator (20). Before deploying, the airbag (10) is in a state having: an overlapping part (12) formed by overlapping a portion near an end part by accordion-folding or rolling; a folded-back part (14) on an inner side of the overlapping part (12) in a vehicle width direction and extended toward the front of the vehicle and folded back toward the rear of the vehicle; and a bent part (16) formed by bending a portion of the folded-back part (14), protruding from the overlapping part (12) toward the front of the vehicle toward an outer side in the vehicle width direction and covering at least part of the overlapping part (12).
Abstract: A vehicle inspection device includes an inspection processing section and a communication processing section. The inspection processing section includes an inspection control section that generates a first communication request or a second communication request based on an inspection program, a communication request transmission buffer that stores the first communication request, and a transmission buffer for high-speed communication that stores the second communication request. The communication processing section transmits the first communication request to an ECU to be inspected and transmits the second communication request to an ECU on which writing is to be performed.
Abstract: A feature extracting unit obtains sensor data from a plurality of sensors to calculate each feature. When an event determining unit determines the occurrence of an event based on each feature, a display data constructor generates remote-controller display data for displaying the event, and controls a remote-controller display device to display the remote-controller display data. When a user decision is input from a user input IF based on this display, a control unit controls the sensors to be turned ON or OFF. When an infrared sensor detects an abnormality, a microwave sensor whose power consumption is small after the infrared sensor is turned ON. When the microwave sensor detects an abnormality, a video camera and a microphone are turned ON, and the microwave sensor is turned OFF. A communication unit wirelessly transmits an image signal captured by the video camera and an audio signal processed by the microphone.
Abstract: A blood pressure measuring apparatus, which measures a blood pressure of a living body, includes: a cuff-pressure control unit which controls a cuff pressure of a cuff that presses a part of the living body; an oscillation signal detection unit which detects an oscillation signal from the cuff pressure; a blood pressure specification unit which specifies systolic and diastolic blood pressures as the blood pressure of the living body from the oscillation signal; and a blood pressure determination unit which determines whether systolic and diastolic blood pressures are appropriate or not.
Abstract: In an outer joint member of a constant velocity universal joint, a cup member and a shaft member are made of medium to high carbon steel and welded together. The cup member has a bottomed cylindrical shape that is opened at one end, and includes a cylindrical portion, a bottom portion, and a short shaft section of a solid shaft shape protruding from the bottom portion and having a joining end surface. The shaft member has a solid shaft shape and a joining end surface. The joining end surfaces of the cup and shaft members are brought into abutment against each other, and a high energy intensity beam is radiated from an outer side in a radial direction to form a welded portion. A structure of a molten metal at the welded portion is in a mixed phase of ferrite and granular cementite.
Abstract: A biological signal measuring system includes: first and second optical sensors attached to first and second body portions of a subject; a first average oxygen saturation acquiring section acquiring a first average value corresponding to an average value of the first oxygen saturation corresponding to an arterial oxygen saturation in the first body portion in a predetermined time period starting at a first time; a second average oxygen saturation acquiring section acquiring a second average value corresponding to an average value of the second oxygen saturation corresponding to an arterial oxygen saturation in the second body portion in the predetermined time period starting at a second time that is different from the first time; and a difference value acquiring section acquiring a difference value, to be displayed, between the first average value and the second average value.
Abstract: A liquid discharge head to improve reliability of a dummy pressurization chamber, and a recording device including the liquid discharge head, the liquid discharge head including a channel member having discharge holes, pressurization chambers, a dummy pressurization chamber, and a substrate having pressurizing parts. The channel member includes a pressurization chamber plate, a dummy pressurization chamber plate, and stacked plates. A hole of the pressurization chamber plate has a side surface configuring a side surface of the pressurization chamber, and the hole has an opening configuring an opening of the pressurization chamber. A hole of the dummy pressurization chamber plate has a side surface configuring a side surface of the dummy pressurization chamber, and the hole has an opening configuring an opening of the dummy pressurization chamber. The substrate closes the openings of the pressurization chambers. The pressurization chamber plate closes the opening of the dummy pressurization chamber.
Abstract: An information processing device is provided that includes (i) an acquisition unit that can acquire utterances from plural passengers who are on board a vehicle, (ii) a recognition unit that, in a case in which an utterance is acquired by the acquisition unit, recognizes one of the passengers who emitted the utterance, and (iii) a control unit that controls driving operation of the vehicle indicated by the utterance from the passenger, based on a recognition result of the passenger who emitted the utterance, the recognition result being obtained by the recognition unit, and setting information that is information having been set in advance with respect to each of the plural passengers and that is information about whether or not the passenger is a passenger who is permitted to perform the driving operation of the vehicle.
Abstract: A communication system includes a pair of speech recognition devices that are capable of communicating with each other, each of the speech recognition devices including a speech input section into which speech is input, a speech recognition section that recognizes speech input to the speech input section, and a speech output section that outputs speech. The communication system also includes an information generation section that generates notification information corresponding to speech recognized by the speech recognition section in one speech recognition device from out of the pair of speech recognition devices, and a speech output control section that performs control to output notification speech corresponding to the notification information at a specific timing from the speech output section of the other speech recognition device from out of the pair of speech recognition devices.
Abstract: A vehicle control device includes: a speech acquiring section that acquires speech data related to a speech of a speaker; a state acquiring section that acquires information indicating whether or not a driver attempting to start driving a vehicle is in an intoxicated state based on the speech data; and a control section configured to limit a start operation of the vehicle in a case in which the information indicates that the driver is in the intoxicated state, the start operation being an operation performed by the driver with respect to the vehicle to start driving the vehicle.
Abstract: A glass building material according to the present disclosure includes: a first photovoltaic string of a bifacial light-receiving type which has a shape extending in one direction; a second photovoltaic string of a bifacial light-receiving type which is arranged next to the first photovoltaic string in a width direction, and which has a shape extending in the one direction; a first glass substrate which is configured to cover one surface of the first photovoltaic string and one surface of the second photovoltaic string; and a reflective film which is arranged on at least part of another surface side of the first photovoltaic string and another surface side of the second photovoltaic string, which has a transmittance higher than a reflectance in a visible light region, and which has a reflectance higher than a transmittance in a near-infrared region.
Abstract: A server for controlling an output of a sound from a sound output device provided in a room of a destination of a moving user, the server including: an information acquiring section configured to acquire position information indicating a position of the user, the destination, and route information indicating a route of the user to the destination; and a control section configured to, in a case in which the user reaches a position within a predetermined range from the destination, control the sound output device to start the output of a sound that simulates a situation in which a person is present in the room based on the position of the user indicated by the position information and the route of the user indicated by the route information.
Abstract: A vehicle sound output device including: an acquiring section configured to acquire wakefulness level information that indicates a degree of a wakefulness state of a driver of a vehicle; and a control section configured to, in a case in which the degree of the wakefulness state indicates a decreased level of wakefulness, control a sound output section to output a sound based on at least one of a predetermined frequency, a predetermined tone, or a predetermined content that stimulates a sympathetic nerve of the driver.
Abstract: A speech interaction device includes an ascertaining section and a control section. The ascertaining section ascertains a direction of a speech utterer by audio emitted by the speech utterer. The control section controls directionality of audio output through a speaker when outputting audio toward the speech utterer, such that directionality of audio in the direction ascertained by the ascertaining section is higher than directionality of audio in other directions.
Abstract: A voice output device is provided that includes an acquisition unit that acquires a vehicle state and an output unit that, in a case in which the vehicle state acquired by the acquisition unit indicates an abnormality in the vehicle, outputs a sound associated with the vehicle state.
Abstract: A speech output device includes: an acquisition section configured to acquire information held by an appliance regarding contents inside the appliance; and an output section configured to output speech according to the information acquired by the acquisition section from a speech output section.
Abstract: Each of plural dialogue devices generates proposition information that is an utterance indicating a proposition for passengers who are on board plural vehicles, based on an utterance submitted by a passenger and current destination information and past destination information. The dialogue device transmits the generated proposition information to other dialogue device.
January 8, 2019
July 11, 2019
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha