Patents by Inventor Shigeyuki Suzuki

Shigeyuki Suzuki 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: 11318904
    Abstract: An occupant protection device which is configured to protect an occupant seated on a seat, includes a seat belt, an airbag, and an inflator configured to supply inflation gas to the airbag. The airbag has a bag shape formed of a flexible sheet body, the airbag is folded and stored in a storage part provided in a lap belt, the airbag is inflated so as to project toward a front upper side when the inflation gas flows into the airbag, and the airbag has a substantially triangular prism shape whose axial direction is substantially aligned with a left-right direction so as to include a leg abutting surface which is capable of abutting an upper surface of a leg of the occupant and an upper body restraining surface which is capable of restraining the occupant from a chest to a head, when the airbag is completely inflated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takenori Ozaki, Shigeyuki Suzuki, Yasushi Masuda, Hajime Kitte, Kenichi Fukurono, Motoyuki Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11312900
    Abstract: A method for producing a nitride fluorescent material includes preparing fluorescent material core particles having a composition containing Sr, Ca, Eu, Al, Si, and N, in which, when a molar ratio of Al in the composition is 1, a molar ratio of Sr is in a range of 0.45 or more and 1.1 or less, a molar ratio of Ca is in a range of more than 0 and less than 0.55, a molar ratio of Eu is in a range of more than 0 and 0.033 or less, a total molar ratio of Sr, Ca, and Eu is 1.1 or less, a molar ratio of Si is in a range of 0.81 or more and 1.21 or less, and a molar ratio of N is in a range of 2.25 or more and 3.85 or less, subjecting them to a first heat treatment and a second heat treatment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Watanabe, Shigeyuki Suzuki, Shoji Hosokawa
  • Patent number: 11260818
    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: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Iida, Shigemi Mase, Shigeyuki Suzuki, Hitoshi Ida, Yasushi Masuda, Tadashi Yamada, Yusuke Kojima, Shuji Yamamoto
  • 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: 20210261081
    Abstract: An airbag device includes an airbag, an airbag cover and a holder for holding the airbag and airbag cover. The airbag cover includes a door that is openable around a hinge at airbag deployment, and a side wall that is disposed around the door and attached to the holder. A functional component is held by a holding member and disposed in the door. The holding member includes a distal-side connecting portion that is fixed to the functional component, a root-side connecting portion that is secured to the holder, and a deformable portion that is disposed between the distal-side connecting portion and the root-side connecting portion. The deformable portion is configured to be plastically deformed at airbag deployment while having the distal-side connecting portion keep holding the functional component and suppressing a centrifugal force of the functional component from acting on the hinge of the door of the airbag cover.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2021
    Publication date: August 26, 2021
    Inventors: Kenji FUJIMURA, Yoshio MIZUNO, Shigeyuki SUZUKI, Bunpei MORITA, Takatoshi YAJIMA
  • Patent number: 11069204
    Abstract: An energy generation system using biomass includes a first information generation unit that generates the first information indicating that a distributor handling food has disposed of food waste biomass, an energy generation device that generates energy and the like using biomass collected from the distributor, a second information generation unit that generates the second information indicating that energy and the like have been generated using biomass collected from the distributor, a third information generation unit that obtains the first information and the second information and generates the third information indicating generation of at least one of energy and energy sources by collecting biomass disposed by the distributor, and a display unit that displays the third information generated by the third information generation unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kenji Umayahara, Shigeki Takaiwa, Masahiro Yamakawa, Hideshi Mizutani, Takao Ozawa, Shigeyuki Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11007964
    Abstract: A seat cushion airbag apparatus is applied to a vehicle seat in which a seat cushion includes a cushion part and a support portion. An airbag, including an inflatable portion, is disposed between the support portion and the cushion part. The inflatable portion includes: a rear inflatable portion that inflates on a lower side of buttocks of an occupant; a front inflatable portion that inflates on a lower side of a femur of the occupant; and a connection portion that connects the rear inflatable portion and the front inflatable portion. A tilting plate is disposed between the support portion and the cushion part and is supported to be tiltable in an upper-lower direction by a shaft provided rearward of the front inflatable portion, the tilting plate including a flat pressure receiving portion that receives pressure of inflation gas from a lower side through at least the front inflatable portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koki Tanaka, Takashi Iida, Shigeyuki Suzuki, Tadashi Yamada, Yasushi Masuda, Hajime Kitte, Motoyuki Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20200407634
    Abstract: A light emitting device includes a light emitting element that emits light having a peak emission wavelength in a range of 365 to 500 nm, and a fluorescent member containing a resin and a fluorescent material having a composition represented by CasSrtEuuSivAlwNx wherein 0.05?s?0.995, 0?t?0.95, 0.005?u?0.04, 0.8?s+t+u?1.1, 0.8?v?1.2, 0.8?w?1.2, 1.8?v+w?2.2, and 2.5?x?3.2, and configured to be excited by the light from the light emitting element to emit light having a peak emission wavelength in a range of 620 to 670 nm. A content of the fluorescent material in the fluorescent member is in a range of 115 to 150 parts mass relative to 100 parts mass of the resin. The light emitting device is configured to emit light having a dominant wavelength in a range of 610 to 630 nm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shigeyuki SUZUKI, Atsushi KOJIMA, Hiroyuki WATANABE, Shoji HOSOKAWA
  • 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: 20200255728
    Abstract: A method for producing a nitride fluorescent material includes preparing fluorescent material core particles having a composition containing Sr, Ca, Eu, Al, Si, and N, in which, when a molar ratio of Al in the composition is 1, a molar ratio of Sr is in a range of 0.45 or more and 1.1 or less, a molar ratio of Ca is in a range of more than 0 and less than 0.55, a molar ratio of Eu is in a range of more than 0 and 0.033 or less, a total molar ratio of Sr, Ca, and Eu is 1.1 or less, a molar ratio of Si is in a range of 0.81 or more and 1.21 or less, and a molar ratio of N is in a range of 2.25 or more and 3.85 or less, subjecting them to a first heat treatment and a second heat treatment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2020
    Publication date: August 13, 2020
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki WATANABE, Shigeyuki SUZUKI, Shoji HOSOKAWA
  • Publication number: 20200122668
    Abstract: An occupant protection device which is configured to protect an occupant seated on a seat, includes a seat belt, an airbag, and an inflator configured to supply inflation gas to the airbag. The airbag has a bag shape formed of a flexible sheet body, the airbag is folded and stored in a storage part provided in a lap belt, the airbag is inflated so as to project toward a front upper side when the inflation gas flows into the airbag, and the airbag has a substantially triangular prism shape whose axial direction is substantially aligned with a left-right direction so as to include a leg abutting surface which is capable of abutting an upper surface of a leg of the occupant and an upper body restraining surface which is capable of restraining the occupant from a chest to a head, when the airbag is completely inflated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Takenori OZAKI, Shigeyuki SUZUKI, Yasushi MASUDA, Hajime KITTE, Kenichi FUKURONO, Motoyuki TANAKA
  • 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: 20200091524
    Abstract: A fuel cell vehicle comprises a fuel cell, a hydrogen tank, a driving motor, a power feeder and a controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2019
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kenji UMAYAHARA, Shigeki TAKAIWA, Masahiro YAMAKAWA, Hideshi MIZUTANI, Takao OZAWA, Shigeyuki SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20200082681
    Abstract: An energy generation system using biomass includes a first information generation unit that generates the first information indicating that a distributor handling food has disposed of food waste biomass, an energy generation device that generates energy and the like using biomass collected from the distributor, a second information generation unit that generates the second information indicating that energy and the like have been generated using biomass collected from the distributor, a third information generation unit that obtains the first information and the second information and generates the third information indicating generation of at least one of energy and energy sources by collecting biomass disposed by the distributor, and a display unit that displays the third information generated by the third information generation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 27, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kenji UMAYAHARA, Shigeki TAKAIWA, Masahiro YAMAKAWA, Hideshi MIZUTANI, Takao OZAWA, Shigeyuki SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20200067114
    Abstract: A hydrogen supply system comprises a hydrogen station placed near a railroad track and configured to supply hydrogen to a moving body that is driven with a fuel cell used as an electric power source; and a train provided with a hydrogen tank and configured to run along the railroad track and transport hydrogen to the hydrogen station.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Inventors: Shigeki TAKAIWA, Masahiro YAMAKAWA, Hideshi MIZUTANI, Kenji UMAYAHARA, Takao OZAWA, Shigeyuki SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20200039459
    Abstract: A seat cushion airbag apparatus is applied to a vehicle seat in which a seat cushion includes a cushion part and a support portion. An airbag, including an inflatable portion, is disposed between the support portion and the cushion part. The inflatable portion includes: a rear inflatable portion that inflates on a lower side of buttocks of an occupant; a front inflatable portion that inflates on a lower side of a femur of the occupant; and a connection portion that connects the rear inflatable portion and the front inflatable portion. A tilting plate is disposed between the support portion and the cushion part and is supported to be tiltable in an upper-lower direction by a shaft provided rearward of the front inflatable portion, the tilting plate including a flat pressure receiving portion that receives pressure of inflation gas from a lower side through at least the front inflatable portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2019
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Inventors: Koki TANAKA, Takashi IIDA, Shigeyuki SUZUKI, Tadashi YAMADA, Yasushi MASUDA, Hajime KITTE, Motoyuki TANAKA
  • 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
  • Patent number: 10434970
    Abstract: A vehicle side section structure capable of stabilizing the deployment behavior of an airbag that inflates and deploys from a side door toward a vehicle width direction outer side is obtained. An impact beam is attached to a door inner panel. The impact beam includes a support portion that supports an inflator and that includes a side-wall portion disposed at the vehicle width direction inner side of the inflator. Accordingly, reaction force from the deployment of the airbag is able to be supported by the support portion of the impact beam when the airbag inflates and deploys.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Naohiro Saito, Junichi Takayanagi, Masato Kunisada, Takashi Sasaki, Takaki Fukuyama, Shigeyuki Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10315607
    Abstract: A vehicle occupant protection device includes an airbag constructed as an integrated bag body that is deployable in an area including a front side of a head portion of a vehicle occupant, and in an area including both left and right sides of the head portion of the vehicle occupant, and an airbag case. The airbag case includes a box-shaped case main body provided on a seat rear side of a headrest main body, in which the airbag is housed in a folded state, and that inflates and deploys the airbag from an upper portion of the case main body during an inflation and deployment of the airbag, and a reaction force plate that is provided in a lower portion side of the case main body and inside the case main body, and that supports the airbag from the seat rear side during the inflation and deployment of the airbag.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Mitsuyoshi Ohno, Yasushi Masuda, Shigeyuki Suzuki, Shinichi Ishida, Takenori Ozaki
  • Patent number: 10243113
    Abstract: Provided is a light emitting device which includes a light emitting element having a peak emission wavelength in a range of 400 nm to 500 nm, and a fluorescent member containing a fluorescent material having a peak emission wavelength in a range of 630 nm to 670 nm, and a composition represented by the formula. CasSrtEuuSivAlwNx. In the formula, s, t, u, v, w, and x satisfy 0.25?s?0.5, 0.4?t?0.75, 0.01?u?0.04, 0.8?s+t+u?1.1, 0.8?v?1.2, 0.8?w?1.2, 1.8?v+w?2.2, and 2.5?x?3.2. The light emitting device emits light having an x value of CIE 1931 chromaticity coordinates of 0.640 or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shigeyuki Suzuki, Hiroyuki Watanabe, Shoji Hosokawa