Patents by Inventor Ryoma Taguchi

Ryoma Taguchi 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: 11062822
    Abstract: A communication cable that includes a twisted wire pair that includes a pair of insulated wires that are twisted together and that each include a conductor and an insulating covering that covers an outer periphery of the conductor; and a sheath that is made of an insulating material and continuously covers an entire outer periphery of the twisted wire pair about a center along a longitudinal axis of the twisted wire pair, wherein the sheath has a dielectric loss tangent of 0.0001 or more in a frequency range of 1 to 50 MHz.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Ryoma Uegaki, Kinji Taguchi
  • Patent number: 11027651
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes: a recognizer configured to recognize a surrounding environment of a vehicle; a driving controller configured to perform speed control and steering control of the vehicle based on a recognition result of the recognizer; a communication unit configured to communicate with a terminal device of a user boarding the vehicle; a vehicle exterior notification unit configured to notify information regarding vehicle identification to the vehicle exterior; and a notification controller configured to cause the communication unit to transmit information for notifying the information regarding the vehicle identification to the terminal device and to cause the vehicle exterior notification unit to notify the information regarding the vehicle identification when the driving controller causes the vehicle to travel toward a position at which the user is located.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Yamanaka, Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Yuki Hara, Katsuyasu Yamane, Yoshitaka Mimura, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Patent number: 10994589
    Abstract: An electric vehicle includes an electric motor, an electrical storage device, an air-conditioning apparatus and a controller. A coolant circuit of the air-conditioning apparatus has a compressor, an outdoor heat exchanger, an expansion valve for cooling, and an evaporator. The evaporator has a heat storage member. In a case in which regenerative braking by the electric motor is performed when the state of charge of the electrical storage device is the predetermined value or more, the controller controls the air-conditioning apparatus such that a temperature of the evaporator is decreased so as to be lower than a temperature of the evaporator when a state of charge of the electrical storage device is less than a predetermined value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki Takeuchi, Shinichirou Wakou, Ryoma Taguchi
  • Publication number: 20210086771
    Abstract: A travel controller includes: an information acquisition part configured to acquire braking state information of a braking device brake state, travel road information, and an ACC-ECU configured to perform travel, based on a set vehicle speed, and follow-up travel control under which the subject vehicle follows another vehicle traveling ahead thereof. After canceling activation of the travel control during the activation of the travel control, when the information acquisition part acquires travel road information showing that a travel road on which the subject vehicle is traveling is not a downhill road any longer, even if a braking performance index based on the braking state information acquired by the information acquisition part is not increased with respect to a second reference threshold, then the ACC-ECU allows the travel control activation to be resumed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2020
    Publication date: March 25, 2021
    Inventors: Takashi HORIGUCHI, Ryoma TAGUCHI
  • Patent number: 10891498
    Abstract: A vehicle control system including a recognizer that is configured to recognize a surroundings status of a vehicle and a driving controller that is configured to control at least steering of the vehicle on the basis of the surroundings status recognized by the recognizer, and, in a case in which a obstacle present in an advancement direction of the vehicle and traffic participants present near the obstacle are recognized by the recognizer, and the vehicle is caused to avoid the obstacle, the driving controller is configured to control the vehicle on the basis of advancement directions of the traffic participants.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masamitsu Tsuchiya, Hideki Matsunaga, Yasuharu Hashimoto, Etsuo Watanabe, Yuki Oshitani, Ryoma Taguchi
  • Patent number: 10889161
    Abstract: An electric vehicle includes an electric motor, a power storage device, a control device, and a refrigerant circuit. The refrigerant circuit includes a compressor, an outdoor heat exchanger, a first indoor heat exchanger, a first expansion valve, a second expansion valve, and a second indoor heat exchanger. The control device repeats an operation of performing the other of a first operation and a second operation after performing one thereof when a remaining capacity of a power storage device is equal to or larger than a predetermined value. In the first operation, the first expansion valve is not decompressed and the second expansion valve is decompressed. In the second operation, the first expansion valve is decompressed and the second expansion valve is not decompressed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki Takeuchi, Ryoma Taguchi, Takahiro Ohmi, Osamu Ishida
  • Publication number: 20200391605
    Abstract: A management device includes: an acquirer configured to acquire information indicating remaining energy amounts of vehicles parked in a parking lot; a determiner configured to determine a remaining energy amount of a vehicle parked in the parking lot so that a sum of the acquired remaining energy amounts is equal to or greater than a predetermined value; and a replenisher configured to replenish energy of the parked vehicle based on the remaining energy amount determined by the determiner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Junpei Noguchi, Chie Sugihara, Yuta Takada, Ryoma Taguchi
  • Publication number: 20200385016
    Abstract: A control device includes a getting-into/out facility selection unit configured to select one or more getting-into/out facilities where a vehicle to be parked in a parking lot will stop from among a plurality of getting-into/out facilities on the basis of at least information indicating a driving assistance level at which driving assistance can be executed by the vehicle and information associated with the parking lot having the plurality of getting-into/out facilities and a guidance unit configured to guide the vehicle to the selected getting-into/out facility.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Junpei Noguchi, Chie Sugihara, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada
  • Publication number: 20200387840
    Abstract: An information processing device includes an acquisition unit that acquires position information of a user of a vehicle parked in a parking lot, and a processing unit that determines whether or not an arrival time of the user at a predetermined position in the parking lot exceeds a reserved time period included in parking reservation information on the basis of the position information of the user, determines whether or not to move the vehicle from a parking position on the basis of a result of the determination as to whether the arrival time exceeds the reserved time period, and performs processing based on a result of the determination as to whether to move the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Junpei Noguchi, Chie Sugihara, Yuta Takada, Ryoma Taguchi
  • Publication number: 20200384983
    Abstract: A management device guides a vehicle capable of performing automated traveling to a target parking space with reference to management information indicating parking situations of a plurality of parking spaces. The management device includes: a communicator configured to receive parking situation information which is information generated based on a recognition result by a recognizer recognizing a surrounding situation of the vehicle, the parking situation information indicating whether another vehicle is parked in a parking space adjacent to a route along which the vehicle is traveling; and an extractor configured to extract a parking space in which a parking situation managed with the management information is different from an actual parking situation based on the received parking situation information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Junpei Noguchi, Chie Sugihara, Yuta Takada, Ryoma Taguchi
  • Publication number: 20200389945
    Abstract: A transportation apparatus includes: a window member; a first heating unit arranged to heat a first region of the window member; a second heating unit arranged to heat a second region of the window member; and a control unit configured to control driving of the first heating unit and the second heating unit. The first region and the second region are adjacent regions. The control unit performs first heating control of making a heating output of the first heating unit larger than a heating output of the second heating unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Nobuharu Nagaoka, Shintaro Ohtaki, Masaki Nakajima, Ryoma Taguchi
  • Publication number: 20200384985
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes a communicator which communicates with a management device that guides a vehicle capable of automatedly traveling to a target parking space with reference to management information representing parking states of a plurality of parking spaces, a recognizer which recognizes a surrounding state of the vehicle, and a generator which generates parking state information including information representing whether other vehicles are parked in parking spaces which the vehicle passes on the basis of a result recognized by the recognizer and transmits the parking state information to the management device using the communicator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Junpei Noguchi, Chie Sugihara, Yuta Takada, Ryoma Taguchi
  • Publication number: 20200387153
    Abstract: A parking lot management system including a vehicle using a parking lot, a vehicle control application to be executed by a terminal device used by a user of the vehicle, and a management device which is capable of communicating with the vehicle and the vehicle control application and manages at least one of a parking position, a movement trajectory, and a movement order of the vehicle using the parking lot. When communication with the vehicle control application has failed, the management device causes the vehicle and the vehicle control application to perform direct communication and acquires a communication result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Junpei Noguchi, Chie Sugihara, Yuta Takada, Ryoma Taguchi
  • Patent number: 10858014
    Abstract: A vehicle control system of an embodiment includes a recognizer that recognizes a peripheral environment of a vehicle, a driving controller that performs driving control based on speed control and steering control of the vehicle on the basis of a recognition result of the recognizer, an acquirer that acquires a remaining energy amount of a terminal device, and a notifier that performs a notification for prompting an increase of the remaining energy amount when the remaining energy amount acquired by the acquirer while an occupant is aboard the vehicle is less than a first threshold in a case where an instruction to cause a vehicle to enter a parking area in which the vehicle is able to be parked by traveling based on the driving control or an instruction to cause the vehicle to exit the parking area is performed by the terminal device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Yuki Hara, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada
  • Publication number: 20200361414
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes a processor a memory storing program instructions executable by the processor to transmit a virtual key enabling an operation on a vehicle through automated valet parking control to another device by using a communicator communicating with the other device; and an operation controller configured to operate the vehicle according to operation information of the vehicle in a case where the communicator receives use information of the virtual key.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Junpei Noguchi, Chie Sugihara, Yuta Takada, Ryoma Taguchi
  • Publication number: 20200365026
    Abstract: A parking lot management apparatus according to an aspect of the present invention is a parking lot management apparatus including a processor a memory storing program instructions executable by the processor to receive designation of an exit reservation time at which a vehicle will exit a parking lot and confirm presence or absence of the designation of the exit reservation time for a vehicle intended to be parked in the parking lot, wherein receiving designation of the exit reservation time with respect to an unreserved vehicle for which to confirm that the exit reservation time has not been designated before a user alights from the vehicle to be parked in the parking lot.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Junpei Noguchi, Chie Sugihara, Yuta Takada, Ryoma Taguchi
  • Publication number: 20200365019
    Abstract: An information-processing device includes a first controller configured to determine the number of users using a vehicle that enters or leaves a parking lot or a weight of the vehicle and a second controller configured to determine a position where the vehicle is stopped within a predetermined area of the parking lot on the basis of the number of users or the weight determined by the first controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Junpei Noguchi, Chie Sugihara, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada
  • Publication number: 20200361450
    Abstract: A vehicle control system includes a recognizer configured to recognize a surrounding situation of a first vehicle and a driving controller configured to cause the first vehicle to stop in a predetermined area of a parking lot by controlling at least one of steering and a speed of the first vehicle on the basis of the situation recognized by the recognizer. When a specific user having priority over another user to get into or out of the first vehicle uses the first vehicle, the driving controller causes the first vehicle to stop at a priority position closer to a pedestrian gate leading to an outside of the parking lot than other positions within the area in preference to a second vehicle different from the first vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Junpei Noguchi, Chie Sugihara, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada
  • Publication number: 20200361462
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, A vehicle control device includes: a processor; a memory storing program instructions executable by the processor to: recognize a surrounding environment of a host vehicle; and perform driving control of one or both of a speed and steering of the host vehicle on the basis of a recognition result of the recognizer, wherein performing driving control comprises storing a traveling trajectory until the host vehicle enters a parking place in a storage, generating a scheduled traveling route for leaving using the traveling trajectory when the host vehicle leaves the parking place, and causing the host vehicle to travel on the basis of the generated scheduled traveling route.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Junpei Noguchi, Chie Sugihara, Yuta Takada, Ryoma Taguchi
  • Publication number: 20200365027
    Abstract: A management device includes a recognizer configured to recognize a use situation of a specific area for stopping of a vehicle, and a guide configured to guide a second vehicle having a smaller vehicle body than a vehicle body of a first vehicle to the specific area when there is no first stop space and there is a second stop space in the specific area, on the basis of the use situation recognized by the recognizer, the first stop space is a space in which the first vehicle or the second vehicle is able to stop, and the second stop space is a space in which the first vehicle is not able to stop and the second vehicle is able to stop.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Inventors: Junpei Noguchi, Chie Sugihara, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada