Patents by Inventor Satoshi Nonoyama

Satoshi Nonoyama 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: 11267377
    Abstract: An auxiliary member attachment structure for a vehicle seat. The auxiliary member attachment structure includes an auxiliary member at an outer side of the vehicle seat. The vehicle seat has a seat cushion that is capable of transitioning from a seating position to a storage position aligned with a seat back. The auxiliary member being rotatable, about a shaft in the vehicle seat extending along the seat width direction, between a reference position at which the auxiliary member is upright and a holding position at which the auxiliary member is rotated closer to a front side of a vehicle. The auxiliary member attachment structure further includes a rotation restriction unit configured to restrict rotation of the auxiliary member at the reference position when the seat cushion is at the seating position, and cease the restriction of rotation of the auxiliary member when the seat cushion is at the storage position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takashi Ogawa, Satoshi Nonoyama
  • Publication number: 20210387589
    Abstract: A vehicle seat includes: a seat cushion in which a front panel extends between front parts of right and left side frames and a front rod extends between the front parts of the right and left side frames at a position rearward of the front panel in a longitudinal direction of a vehicle; a cushion airbag device mounted in a front part of the seat cushion and configured to inflate and deploy a cushion airbag when a frontal collision of the vehicle occurs; and a bag support fixed to the front rod, the cushion airbag being fixed to the bag support at a position rearward of the front rod in the longitudinal direction of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2021
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicants: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Toyota Boshoku Kabushiki Kaisha, Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mitsuyoshi Ohno, Hiroyuki Tomita, Satoshi Nonoyama, Takashi Iida, Shigemi Mase, Yusuke Kojima, Masashi Hotta
  • Publication number: 20210295635
    Abstract: The present disclosure appropriately encourages provision of a service according to a location or provision of a location according to a service. A controller of a server apparatus that is an information processing apparatus according to the present disclosure acquires, from an apparatus of a location provider, attribute information of a location that the location provider is able to provide. The controller acquires, from an apparatus of a service provider, attribute information of a service that the service provider is able to provide. The controller performs, at least one of transmission, to the apparatus of the location provider, of a notification encouraging rental of the location to the service provider and transmission, to the apparatus of the service provider, of a notification encouraging use of the location when the attribute information of the location and the attribute information of the service satisfy a predetermined condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tatsuya MATSUNAMI, Atsuko YAMANAKA, Kunihiro TSUNEKAWA, Sokfan YEE, Masahiro TANAKA, Shuichiro TAKAHASHI, Satoshi NONOYAMA, Tokuyuki NISHIKAWA, Hikaru SATOU
  • Publication number: 20210253170
    Abstract: The present disclosure encourages utilization of a traveling unit to which a connectable unit can be connected on an upper side in a separable manner. A controller of the traveling unit to which the connectable unit can be connected on the upper side in a separable manner of the present disclosure executes changing a form of the traveling unit so that the traveling unit in a separated state where the connectable unit is separated takes a different form from a form in a connection state where the connectable unit is connected, and controlling travel of the traveling unit in accordance with the form of the traveling unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2021
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tatsuya MATSUNAMI, Atsuko YAMANAKA, Kunihiro TSUNEKAWA, Sokfan YEE, Masahiro TANAKA, Shuichiro TAKAHASHI, Satoshi NONOYAMA, Tokuyuki NISHIKAWA, Hikaru SATOU
  • Publication number: 20210240186
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a control unit that acquires, for a running unit from which an attachment unit is detachable, a time slot in which detachment of the attachment unit is permitted, and selects, from multiple services, a service to be provided by using the running unit from which the attachment unit is detached, according to the acquired time slot.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2021
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tatsuya MATSUNAMI, Atsuko YAMANAKA, Kunihiro TSUNEKAWA, Sokfan YEE, Masahiro TANAKA, Shuichiro TAKAHASHI, Satoshi NONOYAMA, Tokuyuki NISHIKAWA, Hikaru SATOU
  • Publication number: 20210239482
    Abstract: The present disclosure makes it possible to suitably provide a smoking space for smokers. A controller 204 of an information processing apparatus, which is a server apparatus 200 of the present disclosure, performs estimating smoking demand based on past smoking-related information on a plurality of users. The controller 204 performs generating a travel plan for a vehicle including a smoking space based on the estimated smoking demand.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2021
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tatsuya MATSUNAMI, Atsuko YAMANAKA, Kunihiro TSUNEKAWA, Sokfan YEE, Masahiro TANAKA, Shuichiro TAKAHASHI, Satoshi NONOYAMA, Tokuyuki NISHIKAWA, Hikaru SATOU
  • Publication number: 20210201390
    Abstract: The present disclosure makes it possible to further enhance the convenience of a vehicle rental service. Control unit of information processing apparatus performs obtaining of a purpose of a user reserving utilization of a vehicle from the user, specifying, from among the at least one of the deposit items deposited from the user, an item of a use that matches the obtained purpose of the user, and providing to the user information indicating that a vehicle to be assigned to the user and loaded with the specified item is available.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2020
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tatsuya MATSUNAMI, Atsuko YAMANAKA, Kunihiro TSUNEKAWA, Sokfan YEE, Masahiro TANAKA, Shuichiro TAKAHASHI, Satoshi NONOYAMA, Tokuyuki NISHIKAWA, Hikaru SATOU
  • Publication number: 20210182776
    Abstract: The present disclosure makes it possible to further improve convenience of customers and the like accompanying purchase of merchandise. An autonomous traveling unit is provided with: a driving portion including an autonomous traveling ability, the driving portion being configured to be movable together with a storing portion configured to store merchandise; and a controlling portion configured to execute: acquiring settlement completion information about the merchandise stored in the storing portion, the merchandise being merchandise in a store; and controlling the driving portion to cause the merchandise storing portion to move to a first point outside the store after acquiring the settlement completion information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2020
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tatsuya MATSUNAMI, Atsuko YAMANAKA, Kunihiro TSUNEKAWA, Sokfan YEE, Masahiro TANAKA, Shuichiro TAKAHASHI, Satoshi NONOYAMA, Tokuyuki NISHIKAWA, Hikaru SATOU
  • Publication number: 20210078467
    Abstract: An auxiliary member attachment structure for a vehicle seat. The auxiliary member attachment structure includes an auxiliary member at an outer side of the vehicle seat. The vehicle seat has a seat cushion that is capable of transitioning from a seating position to a storage position aligned with a seat back. The auxiliary member being rotatable, about a shaft in the vehicle seat extending along the seat width direction, between a reference position at which the auxiliary member is upright and a holding position at which the auxiliary member is rotated closer to a front side of a vehicle. The auxiliary member attachment structure further includes a rotation restriction unit configured to restrict rotation of the auxiliary member at the reference position when the seat cushion is at the seating position, and cease the restriction of rotation of the auxiliary member when the seat cushion is at the storage position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2020
    Publication date: March 18, 2021
    Inventors: Takashi OGAWA, Satoshi NONOYAMA
  • Patent number: 7717512
    Abstract: A seat back for a vehicular seat has a plate member for supporting a back of a pad and an elastic support mechanism for elastically holding the plate member for moving the plate member in a forward and backward direction with respect to a seat back frame. The plate member includes a first plate portion, a second plate portion positioned on the lower side of the first plate portion, and a third plate portion positioned on the lower side of the second plate portion. The first and third plate portions are more narrow than the second plate portion. The elastic support mechanism includes a rod-shaped elastic bridge member extending horizontally over the seat back frame on the back of the second plate portion. In addition, the elastic bridge member includes a bent portion at the center position as bent along the second plate portion toward the first plate portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2010
    Assignees: Toyota Boshoku Kabushiki Kaisha, Toyota Boshoku America, Inc.
    Inventors: Dan Wissner, Mike Hard, Doug Krueger, Katsuhito Yamauchi, Yukihide Hamajima, Satoshi Nonoyama, Tomoki Nii
  • Patent number: 7575278
    Abstract: A seat back for a vehicular seat has a plate member for supporting a back of a pad and an elastic support mechanism for holding the plate member for moving the plate member in a forward and backward direction. The plate member includes a thoracic vertebra avoiding portion having at least one of a hole and a recessed portion recessed in a direction away from the thoracic vertebrae of a user, so as to avoid a pushing force to the thoracic vertebrae. In addition the thoracic vertebra avoiding portion is vertically elongated at a substantially widthwise center position of the plate member and has a width of 40 to 100 mm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2009
    Assignees: Toyota Boshoku Kabushiki Kaisha, Toyota Boshoku America, Inc
    Inventors: Dan Wissner, Mike Hard, Doug Krueger, Katsuhito Yamauchi, Yukihide Hamajima, Satoshi Nonoyama, Tomoki Nii
  • Publication number: 20090102258
    Abstract: A seat back for a vehicular seat has a plate member for supporting a back of a pad and an elastic support mechanism for holding the plate member for moving the plate member in a forward and backward direction. The plate member includes a thoracic vertebra avoiding portion having at least one of a hole and a recessed portion recessed in a direction away from the thoracic vertebrae of a user, so as to avoid a pushing force to the thoracic vertebrae. In addition the thoracic vertebra avoiding portion is vertically elongated at a substantially widthwise center position of the plate member and has a width of 40 to 100 mm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2007
    Publication date: April 23, 2009
    Applicants: TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA, TOYOTA BOSHOKU AMERICA, INC.
    Inventors: Dan WISSNER, Mike HARD, Doug KRUEGER, Katsuhito YAMAUCHI, Yukihide HAMAJIMA, Satoshi NONOYAMA, Tomoki NII
  • Publication number: 20090102270
    Abstract: A seat back for a vehicular seat has a plate member for supporting a back of a pad and an elastic support mechanism for elastically holding the plate member for moving the plate member in a forward and backward with respect to a seat back frame. The plate member includes a first plate portion, a second plate portion positioned on the lower side of the first plate portion, and a third plate portion positioned on the lower side of the second plate portion. The first and third plate portions are more narrow than the second plate portion. The elastic support mechanism includes a rod-shaped elastic bridge member extending horizontally over the seat back frame on the back of the second plate portion. In addition, the elastic bridge member includes a bent portion at the center position as bent along the second plate portion toward the first plate portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2007
    Publication date: April 23, 2009
    Applicants: TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA, TOYOTA BOSHOKU AMERICA, INC.
    Inventors: Dan WISSNER, Mike HARD, Doug KRUEGER, Katsuhito YAMAUCHI, Yukihide HAMAJIMA, Satoshi NONOYAMA, Tomoki NII