Patents by Inventor Shigemi MASE

Shigemi MASE 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: 20210291774
    Abstract: A vehicle seat includes a seat cushion including a cover, a frame and a pad, a plurality of parts of the cover being restrained to the frame and the pad; a cushion airbag device mounted in a front portion in the seat cushion and configured to inflate and deploy an airbag at a time of a frontal collision of a vehicle; and a restraint release part provided in a part of the cover positioned at at least one side in a seat front-rear direction with respect to the cushion airbag device among the plurality of parts of the cover. The restraint release part is configured to release the restraint of the part of the cover with an inflation pressure of the airbag.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicants: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Toyota Boshoku Kabushiki Kaisha, Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Keiichi Kondou, Mitsuyoshi Ohno, Shohei Funaki, Hiroyuki Tomita, Takashi Iida, Shigemi Mase
  • Patent number: 11117539
    Abstract: A seat device for a vehicle includes a seat for supporting a lower body of a vehicle occupant, and a backrest for supporting an upper body of the occupant. The seat device further includes an arresting portion that is stored in a storage position disposed in the seat. The arresting portion is configured to be deployed from the storage position and restrain a part of the lower body of the occupant from moving forward in the event of a collision of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 14, 2021
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasushi Masuda, Shigeyuki Suzuki, Shigemi Mase, Hiroaki Yamada, Tadashi Yamada, Yuji Sato, Kenichi Fukurono, Keisaku Yokoi, Takafumi Nakanishi, Takenori Ozaki
  • Publication number: 20200391686
    Abstract: Provided is a vehicle seat having a seat cushion, a submarine bar, an airbag main body, a bag retainer, and a transmission member. The seat cushion is shifted by a tilting mechanism or a lifting mechanism. The submarine bar is suspended across side frames. The airbag main body inflates and deploys inside the seat cushion. The bag retainer is at least partially disposed inside the airbag main body and retains an inflator. The transmission member transmits, to the submarine bar, a load that acts on the bag retainer when the airbag main body inflates and deploys in a state where the seat cushion has been shifted upward.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicants: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd., Toyota Boshoku Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Mitsuyoshi Ohno, Takashi Iida, Shuji Yamamoto, Shigemi Mase, Hiroyuki Tomita
  • Publication number: 20200307492
    Abstract: A seat cushion airbag apparatus includes a support portion, an airbag, and a fastening portion. The support portion is arranged below the cushion portion of a conveyance seat. The airbag is arranged between the cushion portion and the support portion and at the center portion in the width direction of the conveyance seat. The fastening portion fastens the airbag to the support portion and is disposed in the lower portion of the airbag in the inflated state at a position rearward of the center in the front-rear direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Takashi IIDA, Shigemi MASE, Shigeyuki SUZUKI, Hitoshi IDA, Yasushi MASUDA, Tadashi YAMADA, Yusuke KOJIMA, Shuji YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200122610
    Abstract: An occupant protection device, for a vehicle which protects an occupant seated on a seating surface of a seat, includes: a first push-up mechanism which pushes up a waist portion of the occupant by raising a rear portion of the seating surface; a second push-up mechanism which pushes up a thigh portion of the occupant by raising a front portion of the seating surface; and a control unit which controls operations of the first push-up mechanism and the second push-up mechanism. The control unit operates the first push-up mechanism and then operates the second push-up mechanism when an impact applied to the vehicle from the front of the seat is detected or predicted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Koki TANAKA, Takashi IIDA, Shigeyuki SUZUKI, Tadashi YAMADA, Shigemi MASE
  • Publication number: 20190389414
    Abstract: A seat device for a vehicle includes a seat for supporting a lower body of a vehicle occupant, and a backrest for supporting an upper body of the occupant. The seat device further includes an arresting portion that is stored in a storage position disposed in the seat. The arresting portion is configured to be deployed from the storage position and restrain a part of the lower body of the occupant from moving forward in the event of a collision of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2019
    Publication date: December 26, 2019
    Inventors: Yasushi MASUDA, Shigeyuki SUZUKI, Shigemi MASE, Hiroaki YAMADA, Tadashi YAMADA, Yuji SATO, Kenichi FUKURONO, Keisaku YOKOI, Takafumi NAKANISHI, Takenori OZAKI