Patents by Inventor Seiko Kawai

Seiko Kawai 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: 20200247319
    Abstract: A surrounding vehicle display device includes: a surrounding information detection device that obtains information on surroundings of a host vehicle; and a vehicle speed sensor that detects a vehicle speed of the host vehicle. The surrounding vehicle display device includes a controller that uses the information obtained by the surrounding information detection device to generate a virtual image that indicates the surroundings of the host vehicle as being viewed from above the host vehicle and a display displays the virtual image. The controller makes a display region of at least a rear region around the host vehicle on the virtual image wide when the vehicle speed detected by the vehicle speed sensor is higher than a low vehicle speed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2017
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Applicant: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Youji Shimizu, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Seiko Kawai, Katsumi Kimura, Ryusuke Ueki
  • Publication number: 20200219398
    Abstract: A surrounding vehicle display device includes: a surrounding information detection device that obtains information on surroundings of a host vehicle; a virtual image generation unit that uses the information obtained by the surrounding information detection device to generate a virtual image that indicates the surroundings of the host vehicle as being viewed from above the host vehicle; and a controller that starts examination of whether to perform the auto lane change before performing the auto lane change. The controller starts the examination of whether to perform the auto lane change before performing the auto lane change and then makes a display region of the surroundings of the host vehicle on the virtual image wider than a display region before the examination is started.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2017
    Publication date: July 9, 2020
    Applicant: Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Youji Shimizu, Tetsuya Yamamoto, Seiko Kawai, Katsumi Kimura, Ryusuke Ueki