Patents by Inventor Ryo Hashimoto

Ryo Hashimoto 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: 20240044042
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for using a SiC container (3) in which Si vapor and C vapor are generated in the internal space during the heat treatment. The SiC container may be heated in Si atmosphere to grow an epitaxial layer of single crystalline SiC on the underlying substrate housed in the internal space. The SiC container may be heated in a TaC container of a material including TaC supplemented with a source of Si to grow an epitaxial layer of single crystalline SiC on the underlying substrate housed in the internal space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2023
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Applicants: KWANSEI GAKUIN EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, TOYOTA TSUSHO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tadaaki Kaneko, Yasunori Kutsuma, Koji Ashida, Ryo Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 11842247
    Abstract: A wireless tag for sensor control is connected to a sensor and configured to control execution of measurements using the sensor. The wireless tag for sensor control includes: an antenna for receiving a radio wave or a magnetic field transmitted from an external wireless device; a power generation unit configured to generate electric power based on the radio wave or the magnetic field received by the antenna; and a control unit configured to control the sensor using generated power, which is the electric power supplied from the power generation unit, wherein the control unit includes: a power supply control unit configured to use a portion of the generated power to execute power supply to the sensor; an acquisition unit configured to receive a detection result from the sensor operated by the execution of the power supply; and a transmission processing unit configured to transmit communication information including the detection result to the outside.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeru Yoshida, Masaki Honda, Gen Sakashita, Ryo Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 11661090
    Abstract: The apparatus for automated driving includes a processor configured to: determine whether a change of a travel condition or a controller of a vehicle that is being automatically driven is necessary; when the change is necessary, detect a predetermined feature that is visible to a driver, predetermined notification that is recognizable to the driver, or a predetermined situation around the vehicle; and when the feature, the notification or the situation is detected, control the vehicle so as to make the change, or notify the driver of the change with a notifying device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 30, 2023
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Suzuka Kondo, Ryo Hashimoto
  • Publication number: 20230080305
    Abstract: A wireless tag for sensor control is connected to a sensor and configured to control execution of measurements using the sensor. The wireless tag for sensor control includes: an antenna for receiving a radio wave or a magnetic field transmitted from an external wireless device; a power generation unit configured to generate electric power based on the radio wave or the magnetic field received by the antenna; and a control unit configured to control the sensor using generated power, which is the electric power supplied from the power generation unit, wherein the control unit includes: a power supply control unit configured to use a portion of the generated power to execute power supply to the sensor; an acquisition unit configured to receive a detection result from the sensor operated by the execution of the power supply; and a transmission processing unit configured to transmit communication information including the detection result to the outside.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2021
    Publication date: March 16, 2023
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Shigeru YOSHIDA, Masaki HONDA, Gen SAKASHITA, Ryo HASHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20230067775
    Abstract: A communication point determination device for determining a communication point including a communication position being a position of a mobile body which performs close-range wireless communication with a wireless device disposed within a target area including an obstacle which obstructs propagation of radio waves includes: a first acquisition part configured to obtain a radio wave strength map indicating a distribution of a radio wave strength within the target area obtained by numerical analysis based on area shape information of the target area generated on the basis of an outer shape of the obstacle existing within the target area, installation position information of the wireless device within the target area, and radio wave information related to transmission or response of radio waves of the wireless device; and a determination part configured to determine the communication point on the basis of the radio wave strength map.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2021
    Publication date: March 2, 2023
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Gen SAKASHITA, Masaki HONDA, Shigeru YOSHIDA, Ryo HASHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220315002
    Abstract: A traveling lane planning device comprises a processor configured to select multiple spaces on an adjacent lane which allow the vehicle to move from the traveling lane, to calculate an evaluation value for each space based on a distance from a current location of the vehicle to a movement completion location where movement to the adjacent lane is to be complete, as determined based on terrain restrictions, a length of the space, a positional relationship between the current location of the vehicle and the space, a size of acceleration or deceleration estimated to take place with the vehicle while it travels from the current location to the location along the space, and a first speed difference between a space speed and a target speed of the vehicle, and to set one space to be a destination from among multiple spaces based on the evaluation value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2022
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Eiki KITAGAWA, Ryo HASHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220259759
    Abstract: Disclosed is a SiC container (3) in which Si vapor and C vapor are generated in the internal space during the heat treatment. The SiC container may be heated in Si atmosphere to grow an epitaxial layer of single crystalline SiC on the underlying substrate housed in the internal space. The SiC container may be heated in a TaC container of a material including TaC supplemented with a source of Si to grow an epitaxial layer of single crystalline SiC on the underlying substrate housed in the internal space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2022
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicants: KWANSEI GAKUIN EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, TOYOTA TSUSHO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tadaaki Kaneko, Yasunori Kutsuma, Koji Ashida, Ryo Hashimoto
  • Publication number: 20220259760
    Abstract: A manufacturing device of SiC semiconductor substrates includes a SiC container (3) in which Si vapor and C vapor are generated in the internal space during the heat treatment, and a high-temperature vacuum furnace (11) capable of heating the SiC container in Si atmosphere. The device can further be configured such that the SiC container is housed in Si atmosphere and an underlying substrate (40) is housed in the SiC container, and the high-temperature vacuum furnace is capable of heating with a temperature gradient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2022
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicants: KWANSEI GAKUIN EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, TOYOTA TSUSHO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tadaaki Kaneko, Yasunori Kutsuma, Koji Ashida, Ryo Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 11410516
    Abstract: A detection device includes a detection unit configured to detect a moving object by using a ranging sensor able to detect the presence of a moving object movable in the target area, a determination unit configured to determine whether or not the detected moving object is a human being by using a human detection sensor able to detect a human being, and an authentication unit configured to perform authentication of the detected moving object in a case that the detected moving object is determined to be a human being. The authentication unit includes an authentication information request unit configured to request the moving object to transmit authentication information by wireless communication, and an authentication determination unit configured to determine whether or not the moving object has the right of access based on a result of the wireless communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Ryo Hashimoto, Masaki Honda, Shigeru Yoshida, Gen Sakashita
  • Patent number: 11359307
    Abstract: In a state in which a SiC container (3) of a material including polycrystalline SiC is housed in a TaC container (2) of a material including TaC and in which an underlying substrate (40) is housed in the SiC container (3), the TaC container (2) is heated in an environment where a temperature gradient occurs in such a manner that inside of the TaC container (2) is at a Si vapor pressure. Consequently, C atoms sublimated by etching of the inner surface of the SiC container (3) are bonded to Si atoms in an atmosphere so that an epitaxial layer (41) of single crystalline 3C-SiC thereby grows on the underlying substrate (40).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignees: KWANSEI GAKUIN EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, TOYOTA TSUSHO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tadaaki Kaneko, Yasunori Kutsuma, Koji Ashida, Ryo Hashimoto
  • Publication number: 20220097845
    Abstract: An unmanned aerial vehicle is an unmanned aerial vehicle configured to fly in a closed space, which includes an airframe, a thrust generating means configured to generate a thrust for the airframe to fly in air, and a length measuring means mounted on the airframe. The length measuring means includes a transmission unit configured to transmit a measurement wave, a reception unit configured to receive reflected waves of the measurement wave, and a distance calculation unit configured to calculate a distance between the unmanned aerial vehicle and a stationary object present in the closed space based on the reflected waves of the measurement wave transmitted from the transmission unit which are received a plurality of times by the reception unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2020
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI POWER, LTD.
    Inventors: Masaki Honda, Masaki Kitamura, Kazuki Eguchi, Ryo Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 11192555
    Abstract: A vehicle controller includes: a determination unit configured to determine a preparatory speed of a vehicle in a merging lane based on a relative speed between a first main lane vehicle traveling on a main lane and the vehicle, the first main lane vehicle being detected by a front sensor of the vehicle; a preparation unit configured to adjust speed of the vehicle such that the speed of the vehicle coincides with the preparatory speed; and a merging control unit configured to merge the vehicle into the main lane from the merging lane based on at least a detection result of a side sensor of the vehicle and the speed of the vehicle, when the vehicle is in a situation where the main lane vehicle is recognizable based on the detection result of the side sensor, after the preparation unit starts speed adjustment of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Ryo Hashimoto, Yoshinori Watanabe, Masaaki Yamaoka, Kenichiro Aoki
  • Publication number: 20210331590
    Abstract: A display controller for controlling a content displayed on the display provided on the working machine comprises a display control unit. The display control unit is configured to display, on the display, an icon image indicating information regarding the working machine and a plurality of graphic meter images indicating respective conditions of the working machine so that the graphic meter images, each in an arcuate shape, are displayed as being arranged so as to surround the icon image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2021
    Publication date: October 28, 2021
    Applicant: KUBOTA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi NISHIMURA, Dai KADOTA, Ryo HASHIMOTO, Yuki IYONAGA, Takuma SAI, Atsushi MATSUMOTO
  • Publication number: 20210272434
    Abstract: A detection device includes a detection unit configured to detect a moving object by using a ranging sensor able to detect the presence of a moving object movable in the target area, a determination unit configured to determine whether or not the detected moving object is a human being by using a human detection sensor able to detect a human being, and an authentication unit configured to perform authentication of the detected moving object in a case that the detected moving object is determined to be a human being. The authentication unit includes an authentication information request unit configured to request the moving object to transmit authentication information by wireless communication, and an authentication determination unit configured to determine whether or not the moving object has the right of access based on a result of the wireless communication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 26, 2021
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Inventors: Ryo HASHIMOTO, Masaki HONDA, Shigeru YOSHIDA, Gen SAKASHITA
  • Publication number: 20210229708
    Abstract: The apparatus for automated driving includes a processor configured to: determine whether a change of a travel condition or a controller of a vehicle that is being automatically driven is necessary; when the change is necessary, detect a predetermined feature that is visible to a driver, predetermined notification that is recognizable to the driver, or a predetermined situation around the vehicle; and when the feature, the notification or the situation is detected, control the vehicle so as to make the change, or notify the driver of the change with a notifying device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Inventors: Suzuka KONDO, Ryo HASHIMOTO
  • Patent number: 11067612
    Abstract: A monitoring device (10) includes a feature amount storage unit (11) that stores a device feature amount which is a feature amount of each of a plurality of electrical devices installed in a predetermined unit in operation; a measured data acquisition unit (12) that acquires measured data of the predetermined unit which is at least one of a total current consumption, a total power consumption, and a voltage measured in the predetermined unit; a feature amount extraction unit (13) that acquires a measurement feature amount which is the feature amount included in the measured data of the predetermined unit; a correction unit (15) that corrects a first feature amount which is the device feature amount or the measurement feature amount based on unit feature information indicating a feature of the predetermined unit; and a presumption unit (16) that presumes the electrical device being in operation using the corrected first feature amount, and a second feature amount which is the device feature amount or the measu
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Eisuke Saneyoshi, Takahiro Toizumi, Kosuke Homma, Ryo Hashimoto, Katsuya Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11002773
    Abstract: Provided is a monitoring apparatus including an acquisition unit that acquires first time-series data which is time-series data of a measured value and/or a feature amount regarding an electrical device group, and a registration and updating unit that, when a difference in values between a pre-state-change data value which is any one of a data value at a first point in time in the first time-series data and a statistic of a plurality of data values from a point in time earlier than the first point in time by a predetermined period of time to the first point in time and a post-state-change data value which is any one of a data value at a second point in time later than the first point in time and a statistic of a plurality of data values from the second point in time to a point in time later than the second point in time by a predetermined period of time satisfies a predetermined condition, stores a feature amount extracted from any waveform data of a total current consumption, a total power consumption, and a
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahiro Toizumi, Eisuke Saneyoshi, Koji Kudo, Hitoshi Yano, Ryo Hashimoto, Yuma Iwasaki, Hisato Sakuma
  • Patent number: 10751772
    Abstract: To suppress the shape defect at a bite end part of a material to be rolled at a bending rolling stage of a rough rolling step to achieve improvements in productivity such as an improvement in yields and a decrease in crop in production of a steel sheet pile.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryo Hashimoto, Hiroshi Yamashita, Yosuke Miura, Masanori Kawai
  • Patent number: 10714968
    Abstract: A problem to be solved is to optimize a storage schedule in which changes in power (W) stored in an energy storage apparatus with time are determined, and an output upper limit (W) of a renewable energy power supply.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Kosuke Homma, Koji Kudo, Ryo Hashimoto
  • Patent number: D950597
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: Kubota Corporation
    Inventors: Ryo Hashimoto, Tsuyoshi Nishimura, Dai Kadota