Patents by Inventor Shinya Tagawa

Shinya Tagawa 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: 10836432
    Abstract: A parking assist apparatus 1 of the present invention assists parallel parking of an own vehicle 21. The parking assist apparatus 1 includes: a first route calculation unit 11 configured to calculate a first route for moving the own vehicle 21 from a target parking position P1 to a virtual departure position P3 based on a parking space and a constraint condition of own vehicle behavior; a second route calculation unit 12 configured to calculate a second route for moving the own vehicle 21 from an initial position P0 where parking assistance is started to the virtual departure position P3; and a parking route setting unit 13 configured to set a parking route of the own vehicle 21 with use of the first route and the second route.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Noriyasu Hasejima, Shinya Tagawa, Takehito Ogata
  • Publication number: 20200292320
    Abstract: Provided is an on-vehicle processing device that can estimate the position of a vehicle with higher accuracy. A storage unit stores a parking lot point group including a plurality of coordinates of points of a part of an object in a parking lot coordinate system. A sensor input unit acquires peripheral information from a camera. A movement information acquisition unit acquires movement information. A local peripheral information creation unit generates local peripheral information expressing second point group data including a position of the vehicle in a local coordinate system and a plurality of coordinates of points of a part of the object in the local coordinate system on the basis of the peripheral information and the movement information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2017
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Morihiko SAKANO, Takehito OGATA, Shinya TAGAWA, Masahiro KIYOHARA, Yoshitaka UCHIDA
  • Publication number: 20200272378
    Abstract: A terminal device may display a designation screen on a display unit, store designation item information indicating a designation item in a memory, and send a restriction item request to a target printer. The terminal device may, in a case where the restriction item request is sent to the target printer, receive the restriction item information from the target printer, and determine whether the restriction item indicated by the received restriction item information includes the designation item indicated by the designation item information stored in the memory. The terminal device may, in a case where it is determined that the restriction item includes the designation item, send a print request that requests execution of printing according to the IPP to the target printer, wherein in a case where it is determined that the restriction item does not include the designation item, the print request is not sent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicant: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shinya TAGAWA, Munehisa MATSUDA
  • Publication number: 20200249679
    Abstract: It is an object of the present invention to obtain a parking support apparatus capable of calculating a parking route suited for the circumstances and the needs. A parking support apparatus 1 according to the present invention sets a plurality of candidate connection positions along a reverse direction route for a driver's own vehicle to leave from a target parking position, calculates a first connection route capable of reaching any one of the candidate connection positions, and calculates a first parking route by using the first connection route and the reverse direction route.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2018
    Publication date: August 6, 2020
    Inventors: Noriyasu HASEJIMA, Makoto ISHINODA, Shinya TAGAWA, Takehito OGATA
  • Publication number: 20200209006
    Abstract: The in-vehicle processing device includes a storage part configured to store the route information (learning map) on the routes on which the host vehicle has previously traveled; a candidate point generation part configured to generate a plurality of candidate points in a predetermined zone relative to a stored route of the route information stored in the storage part based on current peripheral information around the host vehicle and current information on the host vehicle; a candidate route generation part configured to generate a plurality of candidate routes by connecting the plurality of candidate points generated by the candidate point generation part; and a route selection part configured to select one of the plurality of candidate routes generated by the candidate route generation part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Katsumi IWANO, Shinya TAGAWA, Takayuki KANEKO
  • Publication number: 20200198622
    Abstract: In an onboard processing device, a parking path when a vehicle, which is a target vehicle, enters a parking place and a parking map including the parking place are obtained by an information obtaining unit, a peripheral environment of the vehicle is detected by a periphery detection unit, a vehicle position on the parking map is estimated by a vehicle position estimation unit, and a drive-out path when the vehicle is driven out from the parking place is set based on the estimated vehicle position, the parking path, and the detected peripheral environment by a path setting unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinya TAGAWA, Morihiko SAKANO, Katsumi IWANO
  • Publication number: 20200148199
    Abstract: A parking assist device according to the present invention includes a backward-direction-path calculation unit that calculates a backward-direction path for taking an own vehicle out from a target parking position B based on constraint conditions of a parking space and an own-vehicle behavior, a connection-candidate-position storage unit that sets a plurality of connection candidate positions D on the backward-direction path, a forward-direction-path calculation unit that calculates a forward-direction path leadable to one of the connection candidate positions D from a current position A of the own vehicle, and a parking-path setting unit that sets a parking path by combining the backward-direction path and the forward-direction path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2020
    Publication date: May 14, 2020
    Applicant: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Noriyasu HASEJIMA, Shinya TAGAWA
  • Publication number: 20200122775
    Abstract: An autonomous driving control device and an autonomous driving path computation method capable of computing a driving path without extremely changing a movement of a steering wheel during autonomous driving. A parking control device computes a parking path for automatically parking a vehicle, and includes an acceleration section transition curve computing unit that computes an acceleration section transition curve based on a target steering speed set in advance and an acceleration section target vehicle speed, a deceleration section transition curve computing unit that computes a deceleration section transition curve based on the target steering speed and a deceleration target vehicle speed, and a parking path computing unit that computes a parking path using the acceleration section transition curve and the deceleration section transition curve. The parking path is computed by setting the deceleration section target vehicle speed faster than the acceleration section target vehicle speed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Applicant: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Noriyasu HASEJIMA, Takehito OGATA, Shinya TAGAWA, Makoto ISHINODA
  • Publication number: 20200081446
    Abstract: A parking assistance device assists in re-parking a vehicle that has been parked with its position and orientation deviated from ideal ones, by repositioning the vehicle to be at a correct position and in a correct orientation. A parking assistance device is adapted to assist in parking a vehicle in a parking space provided on one side of a road, and includes a parking path setting unit that sets a parking path of from the initial position of the vehicle on the road to a target parking position in the parking space, a positional deviation determination unit that determines whether there is any positional deviation between the vehicle and the parking space when the vehicle has been parked along the parking path, and a repositioning path computing unit configured to compute a repositioning path when a positional deviation is determined to be present.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2018
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Applicant: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Makoto ISHINODA, Shinya TAGAWA, Noriyasu HASEJIMA
  • Patent number: 10562525
    Abstract: A parking assist device according to the present invention includes a backward-direction-path calculation unit that calculates a backward-direction path for taking an own vehicle out from a target parking position B based on constraint conditions of a parking space and an own-vehicle behavior, a connection-candidate-position storage unit that sets a plurality of connection candidate positions D on the backward-direction path, a forward-direction-path calculation unit that calculates a forward-direction path leadable to one of the connection candidate positions D from a current position A of the own vehicle, and a parking-path setting unit that sets a parking path by combining the backward-direction path and the forward-direction path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Noriyasu Hasejima, Shinya Tagawa
  • Publication number: 20200041287
    Abstract: A parking assistance device that can, when assisting in angle parking, park a vehicle at a position intended by a driver and in a correct vehicle attitude. The parking assistance device includes a pull-out path computing unit that computes a pull-out path for pulling a vehicle out of a parking space based on parking space information and constraint conditions regarding vehicle behavior, a candidate connection position setting unit that sets a plurality of candidate connection positions the pull-out path, a reachable path computing unit that computes a reachable path that allows the vehicle to reach one of the plurality of candidate connection positions from the initial position, and a parking path setting unit that sets a parking path by connecting the pull-out path and the reachable path. The pull-out path computing unit computes the pull-out path based on the angle of inclination between the road orientation and the parking orientation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2018
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinya TAGAWA, Makoto ISHINODA, Noriyasu HASEJIMA
  • Publication number: 20200031397
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a parking assistance device capable of computing a parking path that is suitable for given circumstances or user's needs. A parking assistance device of the present invention is a parking assistance device for assisting in parking a vehicle in a parking space provided on one side of a road, the parking assistance device being configured to compute a first parking path for starting moving the vehicle forward from the initial position thereof, and a second parking path for starting moving the vehicle backward from the initial position thereof, select one of the first parking path or the second parking path on the basis of a preset evaluation function, and set the selected path as a parking path to be used.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Applicant: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Noriyasu HASEJIMA, Takehito OGATA, Makoto ISHINODA, Shinya TAGAWA
  • Publication number: 20190322318
    Abstract: A parking assist apparatus 1 of the present invention assists parallel parking of an own vehicle 21. The parking assist apparatus 1 includes: a first route calculation unit 11 configured to calculate a first route for moving the own vehicle 21 from a target parking position P1 to a virtual departure position P3 based on a parking space and a constraint condition of own vehicle behavior; a second route calculation unit 12 configured to calculate a second route for moving the own vehicle 21 from an initial position P0 where parking assistance is started to the virtual departure position P3; and a parking route setting unit 13 configured to set a parking route of the own vehicle 21 with use of the first route and the second route.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2017
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Applicant: Clarion Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Noriyasu HASEJIMA, Shinya TAGAWA, Takehito OGATA
  • Publication number: 20190291721
    Abstract: An in-vehicle processing apparatus is capable of performing position estimation resistant to disturbance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 2, 2017
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Inventors: Morihiko SAKANO, Shinya TAGAWA, Takehito OGATA
  • Patent number: 10346694
    Abstract: When a vehicle starts, a surrounding state is securely provided to a driver. When a vehicle operation detector detects that there is a possibility that a parked vehicle starts, a vehicle surrounding state recognizer recognizes a state of surrounding of the vehicle based on images imaged by a plurality of cameras imaging a plurality of different areas of the surrounding of the vehicle. A parking style determiner determines a parking style executed in parking at a position where the vehicle now parks based on a recognition result of the vehicle surrounding state recognizer. A monitoring area setter sets a monitoring area where a driver is required to pay attention when the vehicle is started based on a determination result of the parking style determiner. A vehicle surrounding state provider provides a driver with information provision in the monitoring area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Clarion Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kota Irie, Daisuke Fukuda, Kenji Kato, Shinya Tagawa
  • Publication number: 20180297589
    Abstract: A parking assist device according to the present invention includes a backward-direction-path calculation unit that calculates a backward-direction path for taking an own vehicle out from a target parking position B based on constraint conditions of a parking space and an own-vehicle behavior, a connection-candidate-position storage unit that sets a plurality of connection candidate positions D on the backward-direction path, a forward-direction-path calculation unit that calculates a forward-direction path leadable to one of the connection candidate positions D from a current position A of the own vehicle, and a parking-path setting unit that sets a parking path by combining the backward-direction path and the forward-direction path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2016
    Publication date: October 18, 2018
    Applicant: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Noriyasu HASEJIMA, Shinya TAGAWA
  • Patent number: 9645969
    Abstract: An information system for automotive includes a plurality of on-vehicle devices each installed in a vehicle and a server device connected with the on-vehicle devices via a communication network. The plurality of on-vehicle devices each include an acceleration/deceleration change detection unit that detects an acceleration/deceleration change of the vehicle equipped with the on-vehicle device and a transmission unit that transmits acceleration/deceleration information pertaining to the detected acceleration/deceleration change. The server device includes a reception unit that receives the acceleration/deceleration information, a statistical parameter calculating unit that calculates statistical parameters to be used to estimate an extent of energy consumption or energy regeneration based upon the received acceleration/deceleration information, and an estimating unit for estimating the extent of energy consumption or energy regeneration based upon the calculated statistical parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: Clarion Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shinya Tagawa, Keisuke Mutou, Mika Sugimoto
  • Publication number: 20160203377
    Abstract: When a vehicle starts, a surrounding state is securely provided to a driver. When a vehicle operation detector detects that there is a possibility that a parked vehicle starts, a vehicle surrounding state recognizer recognizes a state of surrounding of the vehicle based on images imaged by a plurality of cameras imaging a plurality of different areas of the surrounding of the vehicle. A parking style determiner determines a parking style executed in parking at a position where the vehicle now parks based on a recognition result of the vehicle surrounding state recognizer. A monitoring area setter sets a monitoring area where a driver is required to pay attention when the vehicle is started based on a determination result of the parking style determiner. A vehicle surrounding state provider provides a driver with information provision in the monitoring area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2014
    Publication date: July 14, 2016
    Applicant: Clarion Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kota Irie, Daisuke Fukuda, Kenji Kato, Shinya Tagawa
  • Patent number: 9346362
    Abstract: An energy estimation device includes: an energy change quantity estimation unit that estimates an energy change quantity of a vehicle for each of links; an axle torque calculation unit that calculates, based upon the estimated energy change quantity, an axle torque of the vehicle for a regeneration link in which energy is regenerated upon traveling of the vehicle; an allocation ratio calculation unit that calculates, based upon the calculated axle torque, an allocation ratio of a regeneration brake relative to a friction brake of the vehicle for the regeneration link; and a regeneration energy estimation unit that estimates regeneration energy of the vehicle for the regeneration link based upon the energy change quantity and the allocation ratio.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2016
    Assignees: Clarion Co., Ltd., Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shinya Tagawa, Keisuke Mutou, Masaki Endo, Mika Sugimoto
  • Publication number: 20150151638
    Abstract: An energy estimation device includes: an energy change quantity estimation unit that estimates an energy change quantity of a vehicle for each of links; an axle torque calculation unit that calculates, based upon the estimated energy change quantity, an axle torque of the vehicle for a regeneration link in which energy is regenerated upon traveling of the vehicle; an allocation ratio calculation unit that calculates, based upon the calculated axle torque, an allocation ratio of a regeneration brake relative to a friction brake of the vehicle for the regeneration link; and a regeneration energy estimation unit that estimates regeneration energy of the vehicle for the regeneration link based upon the energy change quantity and the allocation ratio.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2013
    Publication date: June 4, 2015
    Inventors: Shinya Tagawa, Keisuke Mutou, Masaki Endo, Mika Sugimoto