Patents by Inventor Noriyasu HASEJIMA

Noriyasu HASEJIMA 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: 10836432
    Abstract: A parking assist apparatus 1 of the present invention assists parallel parking of an own vehicle 21. The parking assist apparatus 1 includes: a first route calculation unit 11 configured to calculate a first route for moving the own vehicle 21 from a target parking position P1 to a virtual departure position P3 based on a parking space and a constraint condition of own vehicle behavior; a second route calculation unit 12 configured to calculate a second route for moving the own vehicle 21 from an initial position P0 where parking assistance is started to the virtual departure position P3; and a parking route setting unit 13 configured to set a parking route of the own vehicle 21 with use of the first route and the second route.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Noriyasu Hasejima, Shinya Tagawa, Takehito Ogata
  • Publication number: 20200353914
    Abstract: An in-vehicle processing device comprises a sensor input unit which acquires sensor information as an output of a sensor which acquires information around a vehicle, a movement information acquisition unit which acquires vehicle movement information as information related to a movement of the vehicle, a log recording unit which records information based on the vehicle movement information and the sensor information in a storage unit, a map generation unit which creates an environmental map including a drivable area where the vehicle can travel based on determination of static objects that do not move and mobile objects that can move by using information based on the vehicle movement information and the sensor information recorded in the storage unit, and a route calculation unit which calculates a travel route of the vehicle by using the environmental map, wherein the environmental map includes information of a parking position as a position of parking the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: Noriyasu HASEJIMA, Takehito OGATA, Toshihisa KUWAHARA
  • Patent number: 10755421
    Abstract: A tracking device includes: an imaging unit that inputs an image into an image input unit; a first moving body detection unit that calculates an optical flow and detects a position and a direction of movement of a moving body based on the calculated optical flow; a second moving body detection unit that detects a position and a direction of movement based on a plurality of overhead images generated; a third moving body detection unit that detects a position and a direction of movement by integrating detection results from the first and second moving body detection units; a tracked moving body confirmation unit that determines a moving body to be tracked based on detection results from the first to third moving body detection units; an estimation unit that estimates a future position and direction of movement; and a tracking unit that tracks the tracked moving body and identifies a position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Noriyasu Hasejima, Takehito Ogata, Kenji Katou
  • Publication number: 20200249679
    Abstract: It is an object of the present invention to obtain a parking support apparatus capable of calculating a parking route suited for the circumstances and the needs. A parking support apparatus 1 according to the present invention sets a plurality of candidate connection positions along a reverse direction route for a driver's own vehicle to leave from a target parking position, calculates a first connection route capable of reaching any one of the candidate connection positions, and calculates a first parking route by using the first connection route and the reverse direction route.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Noriyasu HASEJIMA, Makoto ISHINODA, Shinya TAGAWA, Takehito OGATA
  • Publication number: 20200148199
    Abstract: A parking assist device according to the present invention includes a backward-direction-path calculation unit that calculates a backward-direction path for taking an own vehicle out from a target parking position B based on constraint conditions of a parking space and an own-vehicle behavior, a connection-candidate-position storage unit that sets a plurality of connection candidate positions D on the backward-direction path, a forward-direction-path calculation unit that calculates a forward-direction path leadable to one of the connection candidate positions D from a current position A of the own vehicle, and a parking-path setting unit that sets a parking path by combining the backward-direction path and the forward-direction path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Noriyasu HASEJIMA, Shinya TAGAWA
  • Publication number: 20200122775
    Abstract: An autonomous driving control device and an autonomous driving path computation method capable of computing a driving path without extremely changing a movement of a steering wheel during autonomous driving. A parking control device computes a parking path for automatically parking a vehicle, and includes an acceleration section transition curve computing unit that computes an acceleration section transition curve based on a target steering speed set in advance and an acceleration section target vehicle speed, a deceleration section transition curve computing unit that computes a deceleration section transition curve based on the target steering speed and a deceleration target vehicle speed, and a parking path computing unit that computes a parking path using the acceleration section transition curve and the deceleration section transition curve. The parking path is computed by setting the deceleration section target vehicle speed faster than the acceleration section target vehicle speed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Noriyasu HASEJIMA, Takehito OGATA, Shinya TAGAWA, Makoto ISHINODA
  • Publication number: 20200081446
    Abstract: A parking assistance device assists in re-parking a vehicle that has been parked with its position and orientation deviated from ideal ones, by repositioning the vehicle to be at a correct position and in a correct orientation. A parking assistance device is adapted to assist in parking a vehicle in a parking space provided on one side of a road, and includes a parking path setting unit that sets a parking path of from the initial position of the vehicle on the road to a target parking position in the parking space, a positional deviation determination unit that determines whether there is any positional deviation between the vehicle and the parking space when the vehicle has been parked along the parking path, and a repositioning path computing unit configured to compute a repositioning path when a positional deviation is determined to be present.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2018
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Applicant: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto ISHINODA, Shinya TAGAWA, Noriyasu HASEJIMA
  • Patent number: 10562525
    Abstract: A parking assist device according to the present invention includes a backward-direction-path calculation unit that calculates a backward-direction path for taking an own vehicle out from a target parking position B based on constraint conditions of a parking space and an own-vehicle behavior, a connection-candidate-position storage unit that sets a plurality of connection candidate positions D on the backward-direction path, a forward-direction-path calculation unit that calculates a forward-direction path leadable to one of the connection candidate positions D from a current position A of the own vehicle, and a parking-path setting unit that sets a parking path by combining the backward-direction path and the forward-direction path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Noriyasu Hasejima, Shinya Tagawa
  • Publication number: 20200041287
    Abstract: A parking assistance device that can, when assisting in angle parking, park a vehicle at a position intended by a driver and in a correct vehicle attitude. The parking assistance device includes a pull-out path computing unit that computes a pull-out path for pulling a vehicle out of a parking space based on parking space information and constraint conditions regarding vehicle behavior, a candidate connection position setting unit that sets a plurality of candidate connection positions the pull-out path, a reachable path computing unit that computes a reachable path that allows the vehicle to reach one of the plurality of candidate connection positions from the initial position, and a parking path setting unit that sets a parking path by connecting the pull-out path and the reachable path. The pull-out path computing unit computes the pull-out path based on the angle of inclination between the road orientation and the parking orientation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2018
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinya TAGAWA, Makoto ISHINODA, Noriyasu HASEJIMA
  • Publication number: 20200031397
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a parking assistance device capable of computing a parking path that is suitable for given circumstances or user's needs. A parking assistance device of the present invention is a parking assistance device for assisting in parking a vehicle in a parking space provided on one side of a road, the parking assistance device being configured to compute a first parking path for starting moving the vehicle forward from the initial position thereof, and a second parking path for starting moving the vehicle backward from the initial position thereof, select one of the first parking path or the second parking path on the basis of a preset evaluation function, and set the selected path as a parking path to be used.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Noriyasu HASEJIMA, Takehito OGATA, Makoto ISHINODA, Shinya TAGAWA
  • Patent number: 10527413
    Abstract: An outside recognition device according to the present invention has an object to perform distance measurement of an obstacle detected with a surrounding monitoring camera at a low cost. The outside recognition device according to the present invention has a stereo camera that measures a distance in front of the vehicle, a surrounding monitoring camera that photographs a surrounding area of the vehicle, a three-dimensional measuring unit that measures a photographing range of the surrounding monitoring camera with the stereo camera by means for rotating the stereo camera, and generates three-dimensional information from the measurement result, a distance correction information generating unit that generates distance correction information corresponding to a photographing direction of surrounding monitoring camera from the three-dimensional information, and a distance measuring unit that measures a position of the obstacle detected with a surrounding monitoring camera.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shigeru Matsuo, Noriyasu Hasejima, Kenichirou Kurata
  • Publication number: 20190322318
    Abstract: A parking assist apparatus 1 of the present invention assists parallel parking of an own vehicle 21. The parking assist apparatus 1 includes: a first route calculation unit 11 configured to calculate a first route for moving the own vehicle 21 from a target parking position P1 to a virtual departure position P3 based on a parking space and a constraint condition of own vehicle behavior; a second route calculation unit 12 configured to calculate a second route for moving the own vehicle 21 from an initial position P0 where parking assistance is started to the virtual departure position P3; and a parking route setting unit 13 configured to set a parking route of the own vehicle 21 with use of the first route and the second route.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2017
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Applicant: Clarion Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Noriyasu HASEJIMA, Shinya TAGAWA, Takehito OGATA
  • Patent number: 10436898
    Abstract: An object recognition device includes a camera (113) and a radar (114), detects an estimated plane region estimated to be a plane from an image from the camera (113) (S202), and calculates a plane equation for the estimated plane region (S207). The object recognition device interpolates and estimates distance data within the estimated plane region based on the plane equation and the measured distance data from the radar (S210) and obtains the distance to an object by using the distance data. Accordingly, it is possible to obtain dense distance data throughout the estimated plane region and to detect the distance to small objects and distant objects.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: HITACHI, LTD.
    Inventors: Kenichirou Kurata, Shigeru Matsuo, Noriyasu Hasejima
  • Patent number: 10242576
    Abstract: The obstacle detection device comprises: a first camera installed on a moving vehicle used for photographing a frontward or rearward view of the vehicle; a second camera installed on the vehicle used for photographing a sideward view of the vehicle; a parking space detection unit for detecting a parking space on the basis of an image obtained by photographing by the first camera; a memory unit for storing a real-space area of the parking space; a motion acquisition unit for acquiring information about behaviors of the vehicle; an obstacle calculation unit for calculating information about an obstacle present in the vicinity of the parking space on the basis of multiple images obtained by photographing by the second camera at different points in time; and a processing area setting unit for controlling, the calculation by the obstacle calculation unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideyuki Kume, Masahiro Kiyohara, Kimiyoshi Machii, Noriyasu Hasejima, Yoshitaka Uchida, Takehito Ogata, Yuta Ohizumi
  • Patent number: 10208459
    Abstract: A blind spot estimation portion for estimating the blind spot region of the object in the bucket; a blind spot region shape estimation portion for estimating a shape of the object in the blind spot region; and a volume estimation portion for estimating a volume of the object in the blind spot region are included, the blind spot estimation portion estimates the blind spot region by mesh disparity data obtained from a captured image of the object in the bucket imaged by a plurality of cameras, the blind spot region shape estimation portion estimates the shape of the object in the blind spot region by the mesh disparity data, and the volume estimation portion estimates the volume of the object in the blind spot region based on the shape of the object in the blind spot region estimated by the blind spot region shape estimation portion and a shape of a bottom of the bucket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shigeru Matsuo, Noriyasu Hasejima, Kenichirou Kurata
  • Publication number: 20180342068
    Abstract: A tracking device includes: an imaging unit that inputs an image into an image input unit; a first moving body detection unit that calculates an optical flow and detects a position and a direction of movement of a moving body based on the calculated optical flow; a second moving body detection unit that detects a position and a direction of movement based on a plurality of overhead images generated; a third moving body detection unit that detects a position and a direction of movement by integrating detection results from the first and second moving body detection units; a tracked moving body confirmation unit that determines a moving body to be tracked based on detection results from the first to third moving body detection units; an estimation unit that estimates a future position and direction of movement; and a tracking unit that tracks the tracked moving body and identifies a position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 22, 2016
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Applicant: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Noriyasu HASEJIMA, Takehito OGATA, Kenji KATOU
  • Patent number: 10118553
    Abstract: Excavation is performed using an excavation device so that positions of a bucket and of an excavated material are measured with high accuracy. Safe excavation work is realized by having the excavation device include a stereo camera, and by recognizing a bucket from an image photographed by the camera, measuring a position of the bucket, recognizing an excavated material to be separated from the ground from the image photographed by the camera, measuring a position of the excavated material, and measuring a positional relationship between the bucket and the excavated material in the same screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shigeru Matsuo, Noriyasu Hasejima, Kenichirou Kurata
  • Publication number: 20180308364
    Abstract: The obstacle detection device comprises: a first camera installed on a moving vehicle used for photographing a frontward or rearward view of the vehicle; a second camera installed on the vehicle used for photographing a sideward view of the vehicle; a parking space detection unit for detecting a parking space on the basis of an image obtained by photographing by the first camera; a memory unit for storing a real-space area of the parking space; a motion acquisition unit for acquiring information about behaviors of the vehicle; an obstacle calculation unit for calculating information about an obstacle present in the vicinity of the parking space on the basis of multiple images obtained by photographing by the second camera at different points in time; and a processing area setting unit for controlling, the calculation by the obstacle calculation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2016
    Publication date: October 25, 2018
    Applicant: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hideyuki KUME, Masahiro KIYOHARA, Kimiyoshi MACHII, Noriyasu HASEJIMA, Yoshitaka UCHIDA, Takehito OGATA, Yuta OHIZUMI
  • Publication number: 20180297589
    Abstract: A parking assist device according to the present invention includes a backward-direction-path calculation unit that calculates a backward-direction path for taking an own vehicle out from a target parking position B based on constraint conditions of a parking space and an own-vehicle behavior, a connection-candidate-position storage unit that sets a plurality of connection candidate positions D on the backward-direction path, a forward-direction-path calculation unit that calculates a forward-direction path leadable to one of the connection candidate positions D from a current position A of the own vehicle, and a parking-path setting unit that sets a parking path by combining the backward-direction path and the forward-direction path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicant: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Noriyasu HASEJIMA, Shinya TAGAWA
  • Patent number: 9832386
    Abstract: An external recognition apparatus and an excavation machine using the external recognition apparatus, the external recognition apparatus including: a three-dimensional distance measurement device configured to acquire distance information in a three-dimensional space in a predetermined, region which is under a hydraulic shovel and which includes a region to be excavated by the hydraulic shovel; a plane surface estimation unit configured to estimate a plane surface in the predetermined region based on the distance information; and an excavation object region recognition unit configured to recognize the region to be excavated in the predetermined region based on the plane surface and the distance information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Noriyasu Hasejima, Shigeru Matsuo