Patents by Inventor Ryuichi Ito

Ryuichi Ito 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: 10717123
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing the structural member (1), the method including: a first step in which the pad (15, 15A, 15B, 15C, 21) presses the forming material (16) against the punch (13) to raise a portion corresponding to a flange to be formed in ends of at least the gutter bottom (2) and the ridge (3a, 3b) in a direction opposite to the pressing direction, the pad (15, 15A, 15B, 15C, 21) bends an end of a portion to be formed into the ridge (3a, 3b) in the pressing direction and restrains at least a part of the end, and the punch (13) and the die (14) carry out press forming to form an intermediate product while a region other than an end in a portion to be formed into the gutter bottom (2) remains unrestrained.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Ito, Ryuichi Nishimura, Kenichiro Otsuka, Yoshiaki Nakazawa
  • Publication number: 20200149818
    Abstract: In a heat exchanger, each of a plurality of heat exchange members includes: a flat pipe; and a heat transfer plate integrated with the flat pipe along a longitudinal direction of the flat pipe. A width direction of each of the flat pipes intersects with a direction in which the plurality of heat exchange members are arranged side by side. Each of the heat transfer plates includes an extending portion extending outward in the width direction of each of the flat pipes from at least one of one end of a corresponding one of the flat pipes in the width direction and another end of the corresponding one of the flat pipes in the width direction. Each of the flat pipes has one or more flat pipe bent portions, each forming a groove extending along the longitudinal direction of the flat pipes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 3, 2017
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Inventors: Akira ISHIBASHI, Tsuyoshi MAEDA, Shinya HIGASHIIUE, Daisuke ITO, Shin NAKAMURA, Ryota AKAIWA, Akira YATSUYANAGI, Ryuichi NAGATA, Eiji HIHARA, Chaobin DANG, Jiyang LI
  • Publication number: 20200143970
    Abstract: To obtain an electromagnetic actuator capable of improving a thrust force of a movable element. Provided is an electromagnetic actuator, including: a stator, which has a first surface at one end in an axial direction and a second surface at another end in the axial direction, and is made of a soft magnetic material having a tubular space formed in the axial direction; and a movable element, which is disposed in the tubular space, and is configured to move along the axial direction, wherein the stator includes: a coil; a core portion; and a protrusion portion, wherein the movable element includes a movable element core made of a soft magnetic material and a permanent magnet, and wherein at least one of a radially inner side and a radially outer side of the permanent magnet is covered by a movable element core.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2020
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shoji ISHIKAWA, Toru OGAWA, Kazumasa ITO, Ryuichi TAKIGUCHI
  • Patent number: 10589722
    Abstract: A server device for a car sharing system includes an image request device, a use permission request device, and an authentication information issue device. The image request device is configured to transmit an image request signal to the user terminal when a use request signal for the vehicle is received. The image request signal requires transmission of a user face image. The use permission request device is configured to transmit a use permission request signal including the user face image transmitted from the user terminal to the owner terminal. The authentication information issue device is configured to transmit predetermined authentication information to the user terminal when a use permission signal transmitted from the owner terminal in response to the use permission request signal is received. The predetermined authentication information is information for enabling an operation of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuki Ito, Ryuichi Suzuki, Hiroyasu Shiokawa, Yasumasa Kobayashi, Naoki Yamamuro, Makoto Akahane
  • Patent number: 10515802
    Abstract: A method may include depositing a mask layer on a substrate using physical vapor deposition, wherein an absolute value of a stress in the mask layer has a first value; and directing a dose of ions into the mask layer, wherein the absolute value of the stress in the mask layer has a second value, less than the first value, after the directing the dose.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc.
    Inventors: Rajesh Prasad, Tzu-Yu Liu, Edwin Arevalo, Deven Mittal, Somchintana Norasetthekul, Kyuha Shim, Lauren Liaw, Takaski Shimizu, Nobuyuki Sasaki, Ryuichi Muira, Hiro Ito
  • Publication number: 20190359157
    Abstract: A crash box has excellent axial crushing performance and in which, even if the sheet thickness of a tubular body constituting the crash box is smaller than 1.4 mm, good welding can be performed with the tubular body butted against a set plate. The crash box (1) having a metallic longer-length tubular body and a method for producing the crash box are provided. The tubular body has a basic cross-sectional shape that is a flat polygon surrounded by a plurality of ridges (2-1 to 2-4) extending in a longitudinal direction and a plurality of side wall portions (4), includes one or more groove portions (3-1 and 3-2) on side wall portions (4) on long sides substantially parallel to the major axis direction of the cross section that extend in longitudinal direction, and includes outward flanges (5-1 to 5-4) in an end portion in the longitudinal direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2019
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: Ryuichi NISHIMURA, Kenichiro Otsuka, Yasuhiro Ito, Yoshiaki Nakazawa
  • Publication number: 20190326116
    Abstract: A method may include depositing a mask layer on a substrate using physical vapor deposition, wherein an absolute value of a stress in the mask layer has a first value; and directing a dose of ions into the mask layer, wherein the absolute value of the stress in the mask layer has a second value, less than the first value, after the directing the dose.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2018
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Applicant: Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc.
    Inventors: Rajesh Prasad, Tzu-Yu Liu, Edwin Arevalo, Deven Mittal, Somchintana Norasetthekul, Kyuha Shim, Lauren Liaw, Takaski Shimizu, Nobuyuki Sasaki, Ryuichi Muira, Hiro Ito
  • Publication number: 20190287058
    Abstract: A delivery management system includes a server configured to: receive a delivery request of a purchased product which is purchased at a store in a delivery coverage area including a plurality of stores, information about the purchased product, and information about a purchase user who purchases the purchased product; store key information of a vehicle associated with the purchase user, the vehicle being configured to be locked and unlocked upon receipt of the key information transmitted from a terminal; acquire positional information of the vehicle; and transmit, to a terminal of a delivery user, the delivery request of the purchased product, the information about the purchased product, the key information of the vehicle, and the positional information of the vehicle, wherein the delivery request of the purchased product is a request of delivering the purchased product to the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Ryuichi SUZUKI, Yuki ITO, Hiroyasu SHIOKAWA, Yasumasa KOBAYASHI, Naoki YAMAMURO, Makoto AKAHANE
  • Publication number: 20190287809
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a substrate processing apparatus comprises a chamber for a substrate that has a target film thereon. The apparatus includes a first gas introducing unit to introduce a precursor gas into the chamber, a second gas introducing unit that introduces a etching gas for etching the target film into the chamber, and a controller configured to control the first gas introducing unit and the second gas introducing unit to cause the first gas and the second gas to be alternately introduced to the chamber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2018
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Yusuke KASAHARA, Shinichi ITO, Seiji MORITA, Ryosuke YAMAMOTO, Ryuichi SAITO
  • Publication number: 20190276036
    Abstract: A driving assistance device includes a driving state detection portion that detects a driving state of a vehicle by a driver; an environment detection portion that detects an environment in which, the vehicle travels; an emotion detection portion that detects the driver's emotion or change in emotion; a characteristic estimation portion that estimates the drivers characteristic with respect to the vehicle on the basis of the driving state of the driver in the environment detected by the environment detection portion, and the driver's emotion or change in emotion during the driving; and a change portion that changes setting of various control in the vehicle on the basis of the driver's characteristic estimated by the characteristic estimation portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2016
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Kohei Noguchi, Ryuichi Nagai, Hideki Kato, Yuki Tsuda, Atsushi Ito
  • Patent number: 10407101
    Abstract: A structural member made of metal, formed so as to extend long in a predetermined direction, and having a gutter bottom, two ridges continuing to both ends in a width direction of the gutter bottom, and two vertical walls continuing to the two ridges, includes an outward continuous flange continuously formed at least along the gutter bottom, the ridges, and the vertical walls at an end in the predetermined direction, in which a width of the gutter bottom is reduced as a distance from the end having the outward continuous flange becomes larger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenichiro Otsuka, Yoshiaki Nakazawa, Ryuichi Nishimura, Yasuhiro Ito
  • Publication number: 20190266820
    Abstract: A key information management device includes: a reception unit configured to receive a movement request for moving a first vehicle, the first vehicle employing a key system in which locking and unlocking are performed by receiving key information on the first vehicle sent from at least one of a first terminal of a first user and a second terminal of a second user different from the first user; a storage unit configured to store the key information on the first vehicle and information on the first terminal to which the key information on the first vehicle has been delivered; and a control unit configured to send the key information on the first vehicle to the second terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Ryuichi SUZUKI, Yuki Ito, Hiroyasu Shiokawa, Yasumasa Kobayashi, Naoki Yamamuro, Makoto Akahane
  • Publication number: 20190259606
    Abstract: A pattern-forming method includes forming a first film above a material to be processed, processing the first film into a pattern to be formed in the material to be processed, providing a second film on the first film and the material to be processed, supplying a precursor containing at least one of a metal material or a semiconductor material to the second film, removing the first film, and processing the material to be processed using the second film impregnated with at least one of the metal material and the semiconductor material, as a mask.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2018
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventors: Ryosuke YAMAMOTO, Ryuichi SAITO, Seiji MORITA, Ryoichi SUZUKI, Takeharu MOTOKAWA, Shinichi ITO, Soichi INOUE
  • Patent number: 10363892
    Abstract: A crash box has excellent axial crushing performance and in which, even if the sheet thickness of a tubular body constituting the crash box is smaller than 1.4 mm, good welding can be performed with the tubular body butted against a set plate. The crash box (1) having a metallic longer-length tubular body and a method for producing the crash box are provided. The tubular body has a basic cross-sectional shape that is a flat polygon surrounded by a plurality of ridges (2-1 to 2-4) extending in a longitudinal direction and a plurality of side wall portions (4), includes one or more groove portions (3-1 and 3-2) on side wall portions (4) on long sides substantially parallel to the major axis direction of the cross section that extend in longitudinal direction, and includes outward flanges (5-1 to 5-4) in an end portion in the longitudinal direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryuichi Nishimura, Kenichiro Otsuka, Yasuhiro Ito, Yoshiaki Nakazawa
  • Publication number: 20190202405
    Abstract: An information processing system includes an object information acquiring unit, a receiver information acquiring unit, and an authentication information issuing unit. The object information acquiring unit acquires delivery object information of an object from a deliverer of the object. The object is stored in an interior space of a vehicle and of which delivery is desired. The receiver information acquiring unit acquires receiver information on a receiver of the object. The authentication information issuing unit issues authentication information for locking and unlocking a door of the vehicle based on the delivery object information and the receiver information and transmits the authentication information to a terminal of the receiver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shin SAKURADA, Koichi ANDO, Mutsumi MATSUURA, Masato ENDO, Koki FUJITA, Ryuichi SUZUKI, Yuki ITO, Hiroyasu SHIOKAWA, Yasumasa KOBAYASHI, Naoki YAMAMURO, Makoto AKAHANE
  • Publication number: 20190193677
    Abstract: A distribution device includes a server device configured to distribute key information to a portable terminal. The key information is used for a key system that determines whether or not to lock and unlock a vehicle when the vehicle receives the key information transmitted from the portable terminal to the vehicle. The server device is configured to receive a rescue signal and positional information of the vehicle transmitted from the vehicle in a case where a state in a vehicle cabin of the vehicle is a predetermined rescue needing state. The server device is configured to, when the server device receives the rescue signal, search for a nearby terminal based on the positional information of the vehicle, and transmit the key information of the vehicle, the positional information of the vehicle, and an issue command of an alarm signal to the portable terminal searched for as the nearby terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Ryuichi SUZUKI, Yuki ITO, Hiroyasu SHIOKAWA, Yasumasa KOBAYASHI, Naoki YAMAMURO, Makoto AKAHANE
  • Publication number: 20190193681
    Abstract: A server device for a car sharing system includes an image request device, a use permission request device, and an authentication information issue device. The image request device is configured to transmit an image request signal to the user terminal when a use request signal for the vehicle is received. The image request signal requires transmission of a user face image. The use permission request device is configured to transmit a use permission request signal including the user face image transmitted from the user terminal to the owner terminal. The authentication information issue device is configured to transmit predetermined authentication information to the user terminal when a use permission signal transmitted from the owner terminal in response to the use permission request signal is received. The predetermined authentication information is information for enabling an operation of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuki ITO, Ryuichi SUZUKI, Hiroyasu SHIOKAWA, Yasumasa KOBAYASHI, Naoki YAMAMURO, Makoto AKAHANE
  • Publication number: 20190180401
    Abstract: A server device includes a processor configured to i) acquire vehicle information when a delivery request is made; ii) acquire predetermined authentication information for unlocking and locking a door of a vehicle, based on the acquired vehicle information; iii) transmit the acquired predetermined authentication information to a delivery terminal; and iv) to acquire predetermined proof information for proving that a user of the vehicle is a rightful recipient of a delivery article, by communicating with a user terminal. The processor is configured to transmit the acquired predetermined authentication information to the delivery terminal, on a condition that the predetermined proof information is acquired.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yasumasa KOBAYASHI, Ryuichi SUZUKI, Yuki ITO, Hiroyasu SHIOKAWA, Naoki YAMAMURO, Makoto AKAHANE
  • Publication number: 20190176753
    Abstract: A distribution device includes a server device configured to distribute key information to a portable terminal. The key information is used for a key system that determines whether or not to lock and unlock a vehicle, to make the vehicle travel, and to use a content providing device that provides digital contents in a vehicle cabin of the vehicle by transmitting the key information from the portable terminal to the vehicle. The server device is configured to distribute the key information to which restricted function information is added, to the portable terminal. The restricted function information is information indicating that locking and unlocking of the vehicle and use of the content providing device are permitted but traveling of the vehicle is not permitted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2018
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Ryuichi SUZUKI, Yuki ITO, Hiroyasu SHIOKAWA, Yasumasa KOBAYASHI, Naoki YAMAMURO, Makoto AKAHANE
  • Publication number: 20190147679
    Abstract: A key information sharing system includes a delivery device that delivers key information as first information for a control device equipped in an object and a user terminal that receives the first information delivered from the delivery device. The delivery device adds second information that allows the first information to be transferred between the user terminal and a third-party terminal without the delivery device, to the first information to be delivered to the user terminal. The user terminal transmits the first information to the third-party terminal in response to an input operation by a user, when the user terminal receives the first information to which the second information has been added.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Ryuichi SUZUKI, Yuki ITO, Hiroyasu SHIOKAWA, Yasumasa KOBAYASHI, Naoki YAMAMURO, Makoto AKAHANE