Patents by Inventor Takashi Inoue

Takashi Inoue 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: 20200202146
    Abstract: An information providing device includes a control unit configured to detect an object entering a road from a first image which is captured from a vehicle and to acquire a second image including the detected object and a communication unit configured to provide the second image to present the second image to a driver under the control of the control unit. A driving support device includes a control unit configured to acquire a second image including a detected object when the object entering a road is detected from a first image captured from a vehicle and to present the acquired second image to a driver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2019
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takuro YANAGI, Maki TAMURA, Mutsumi MATSUURA, Toshihiko INOUE, Naoki YAMAMURO, Takashi HAYASHI, Takahiro SHIGA
  • Publication number: 20200204955
    Abstract: A map generation device includes: a communication unit that acquires position information about a vehicle at a time when an image is photographed from the vehicle; and a control unit that estimates a dispersion state of pollen, based on the position information about the vehicle acquired by the communication unit and detection information indicating a result of a first detection in the image, and generates map information indicating the estimated dispersion state, the first detection in the image being a detection of a person that wears an anti-pollen article.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2019
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takuro YANAGI, Maki Tamura, Mutsumi Matsuura, Toshihiko Inoue, Naoki YAMAMURO, Takashi HAYASHI, Takahiro SHIGA
  • Publication number: 20200198626
    Abstract: A vehicle controller includes a control unit. The control unit detects a target that moves in a direction to approach a vehicle from an image captured from the vehicle. Based on a detection result, the control unit determines whether the vehicle should evacuate in order to let the target pass by. When determining that the vehicle should evacuate, the control unit causes the vehicle to evacuate without waiting for an operation by a driver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2019
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takuro YANAGI, Maki Tamura, Mutsumi Matsuura, Toshihiko Inoue, Naoki Yamamuro, Takashi Hayashi, Takahiro Shiga
  • Publication number: 20200198655
    Abstract: A driving assist device includes a control unit configured to acquire event position information that is position information about a vehicle when it is detected that a driver of the vehicle is in a looking aside state in the vehicle, as an event, and configured to present attention information calling for attention, to a driver who is driving toward a position indicated by the event position information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2019
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takuro Yanagi, Maki Tamura, Mutsumi Matsuura, Toshihiko Inoue, Naoki Yamamuro, Takashi Hayashi, Takahiro Shiga
  • Publication number: 20200200560
    Abstract: A driving assistance device includes a control unit that acquires event position information and an object image, and presents the acquired object image to a driver who is driving toward a position indicated in the acquired event position information. The event position information is position information of a vehicle at the time when a fact that a first object is confused with a second object, existing on the same road as the first object, is detected as an event in the vehicle, and the object image is an image captured from the vehicle and including the second object.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2019
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takuro YANAGI, Maki TAMURA, Mutsumi MATSUURA, Toshihiko INOUE, Naoki YAMAMURO, Takashi HAYASHI, Takahiro SHIGA
  • Publication number: 20200202141
    Abstract: An information provision device includes a controller configured to detect installation of an anti-skid tool onto a vehicle from an image including at least a part of the vehicle and at least a part of the vicinity of the vehicle and a communication unit configured to provide position information of the vehicle at the time of the installation of the anti-skid tool detected by the controller. A driving assistance device includes a communication unit configured to acquire position information of a vehicle at the time of installation of an anti-skid tool when the installation of the anti-skid tool onto the vehicle is detected from an image including at least a part of the vehicle and at least a part of a vicinity of the vehicle, and a controller configured to present information acquired by the communication unit to the driver of another vehicle different from the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 27, 2019
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takuro YANAGI, Maki TAMURA, Mutsumi MATSUURA, Toshihiko INOUE, Naoki YAMAMURO, Takashi HAYASHI, Takahiro SHIGA
  • Patent number: 10686210
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing oxide semiconductor secondary cells concurrently and evenly on a plurality of chips. A method for manufacturing a chip on which an oxide semiconductor secondary cell is mounted, the oxide semiconductor secondary cell that is formed by layering a first electrode, a charging function layer, and a second electrode being layered on a circuit. The method includes a layering process to layer and form the oxide semiconductor secondary cells integrally at regions corresponding to a plurality of chips formed on a wafer without separately forming oxide semiconductor secondary cells at regions corresponding to the respective chips, and a separating process to perform separation into individual oxide semiconductor secondary cells corresponding to the respective chips by performing pattern etching on the integrally-formed oxide semiconductor secondary cells to eliminate regions not corresponding to the respective chips except for regions corresponding to the respective chips.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA NIHON MICRONICS
    Inventors: Kazuyuki Tsunokuni, Tatsuo Inoue, Tomokazu Saitoh, Juri Ogasawara, Takashi Tonokawa, Takuo Kudoh
  • Patent number: 10680230
    Abstract: A battery includes: an electrode body; an electrode current collector; a sealing body; an external terminal; an electrical conductor connected to the external terminal; a deforming plate sealing an opening of the electrical conductor, electrically connected to the electrical conductor and to the current collector, and deformed when an internal pressure reaches a predetermined pressure; and a first insulator between the deforming plate and the current collector. The current collector includes a base, and a lead connecting to the electrode body. First to fourth fasteners fasten the base and the first insulator. Between the first and second fasteners, the base is electrically connected to the deforming plate. The second fastener is closer to the lead than the first fastener. The second fastener is closer to a connection between the deforming plate and the electrode current collector than a position of the first insulator supported toward the sealing body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignees: SANYO Electric Co., Ltd., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shinichirou Yoshida, Hiroyuki Inoue, Eiji Okutani, Takashi Tokunaga, Toshihiro Takada, Takenori Tsuchiya
  • Patent number: 10675877
    Abstract: Provided is an ink cartridge having an ink storage portion for storing an ink therein and a plurality of flow paths for supplying the ink to the outside of the ink cartridge. In the ink cartridge, the plurality of flow paths each has a bottom flow path having a bottom opening in a vertically lower direction in the ink storage portion during use of the ink cartridge and a top flow path having a top opening in a vertically upper direction in the ink storage portion than the bottom flow path during use of the ink cartridge; the bottom flow path has a resistance different from that of the top flow path; and air is not introduced into the ink storage portion when the ink is supplied from the bottom flow path and the top flow path.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hironori Murakami, Yasuo Kotaki, Tetsuya Ohashi, Ryoji Inoue, Takashi Fukushima, Kyosuke Nagaoka, Takeho Miyashita, Kenichi Kanno
  • Patent number: 10680039
    Abstract: A blue fluorescent light-emitting layer is provided in common for first and second subpixels, a green fluorescent light-emitting layer is provided in common for second and third subpixels, and a red light-emitting layer is provided in common for the second and fourth subpixels. In the second subpixel, an opposing surface distance is less than or equal to a Förster radius, and at least of the blue fluorescent light-emitting layer and the green fluorescent light-emitting layer are layered with the red light-emitting layer with a separation layer interposed therebetween.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuto Tsukamoto, Seiichi Mitsui, Shinichi Kawato, Satoshi Inoue, Yuhki Kobayashi, Takashi Ochi
  • Patent number: 10673233
    Abstract: A panelboard (200) has a plurality of branches for branching a grid power line (30) into a plurality of home power lines (40). A home energy management system (HEMS) (300) is provided with a home communication unit (310) for receiving branch information, which is information on the plurality of branches, from the panelboard (200).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventors: Hirotaka Sato, Takashi Inoue, Kazutaka Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10668556
    Abstract: A direct resistance heating simulation method is provided. In this method, a welding region and its peripheral region of steel sheets to be welded by a pair of electrodes are divided into a plurality of elements. A coupled analysis is performed such that a temperature, a metal structure, stress and strain at each element are determine in a mutually associated manner based on Joule loss obtained through a current analysis and a magnetic field analysis for each element. The coupled analysis is repeated to predict an effect of one or more parameters, including at least one of a frequency, a magnitude and an application time of electric current to be applied to the electrodes, a cooling time, a pressure applied from the electrodes to the steel sheets and a shape of the electrodes, on welding quality after a post-heating by direct resistance heating and to improve weld strength.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Neturen Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takashi Horino, Akira Terajima, Fumiaki Ikuta, Hiroki Inoue
  • Patent number: 10672771
    Abstract: To provide a semiconductor device that can reduce power consumption and retain data for a long time and a memory device including the semiconductor device. The semiconductor device includes a word line divider, a memory cell, a first wiring, and a second wiring. The word line divider is electrically connected to the first wiring and the second wiring. The memory cell includes a first transistor with a dual-gate structure. A first gate of the first transistor is electrically connected to the first wiring, and a second gate of the first transistor is electrically connected to the second wiring. The word line divider supplies a high-level potential or a low-level potential to the first wiring and supplies a predetermined potential to the second wiring, whereby a threshold voltage of the first transistor is changed. With such a configuration, a semiconductor device that can reduce power consumption and retain data for a long time is driven.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Labortory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Fumika Akasawa, Hiroki Inoue, Takashi Nakagawa, Yoshiyuki Kurokawa
  • Publication number: 20200165715
    Abstract: A component includes a film containing polycrystalline yttrium oxide. In an X-ray diffraction pattern of the film, a ratio Im/Ic of a maximum intensity Im of a peak attributed to monoclinic yttrium oxide to a maximum intensity Ic of a peak attributed to cubic yttrium oxide satisfies an expression: 0?Im/Ic?0.002.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA MATERIALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi HINO, Tetsuo INOUE, Shuichi SAITO
  • Publication number: 20200164551
    Abstract: A foam molding method includes: sealing a core material and a skin material with a sealing part; and molding a foam layer on the inside of the sealing part. The sealing of the core material and the skin material with the sealing part includes sealing the core material and the skin material so that the sealing part includes a self sealing part for which an edge part of the skin material is housed in a recess provided in the core material, a clamp sealing part sealed by clamping the core material and the edge part of the skin material by foam molding molds, and a crimp sealing part arranged in a switchover part between the clamp sealing part and the self sealing part, and sealed by crimping the edge part of the skin material to the core material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Mai INOUE, Masaharu NAGATSUKA, Hisatsugu SATOU, Akira SAITOU, Norio EMORI, Yuuta IGARASHI, Ryou SOGAWA, Takashi FUKUDA
  • Patent number: 10663927
    Abstract: An information equipment 300 located in a consumer's facility 300 includes a reception unit 310 and a transmission unit 320 that performs transmission and reception of a command conforming to a predetermined protocol with a HEMS 200 via a network connected to the HEMS 200, and receives an operational instruction from the HEMS 200 and a control unit 340 that controls an operation of the information equipment 300 according to the operational instruction. The transmission unit 320 transmits a breakdown notification message indicating that the network has had a breakdown to the HEMS 200 when the network is restored after the breakdown.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventors: Kazutaka Nakamura, Takashi Inoue, Daisuke Hoshi
  • Patent number: 10661570
    Abstract: An ink cartridge storing ink inside the ink cartridge including an ink flow path extending from the inside where the ink is stored to outside of the ink cartridge, wherein the ink flow path includes a first opening that opens toward the outside, a second opening that opens to an opposite side of the first opening, a first valve configured to seal the first opening, a second valve configured to seal the second opening, and a biasing member connected to the first and second valves and configured to bias the first and second valves.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takeho Miyashita, Yasuo Kotaki, Tetsuya Ohashi, Ryoji Inoue, Takashi Fukushima, Hironori Murakami, Kyosuke Nagaoka, Kenichi Kanno
  • Publication number: 20200158168
    Abstract: The double-row self-aligning roller bearing includes an outer ring having a spherical raceway surface, and each of rollers in two rows has an outer peripheral surface whose cross-sectional shape corresponds to the raceway surface of the outer ring. The rollers in the two rows have different lengths from each other, and the length of the longer rollers is equal to or greater than 36% of a bearing width. A ratio of a contact angle of the shorter rollers relative to a contact angle of the longer rollers is within a range of 1:4 to 1:2. The contact angle of the shorter rollers has a range of 3° to 5°, and the contact angle of the longer rollers has a range of 11° to 14°.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: NTN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumasa SEKO, Yasuyuki INOUE, Takashi YAMAMOTO, Michio HORI
  • Publication number: 20200158550
    Abstract: An air flow meter includes an inward part that is positioned inward of an intake pipe and an outward part that is positioned not inward but outward of the intake pipe. The air flow meter further includes a first detector provided in the inward part, and a second detector provided at a position closer to the outward part than the first detector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Junzo YAMAGUCHI, Noboru KITAHARA, Hiroshi TAGAWA, Masaki INOUE, Hajime MASHITA, Takashi ENOMOTO
  • Patent number: 10655731
    Abstract: As a mode switching shift line when a sub-transmission mechanism is switched from a first-speed to a second-speed, a first mode switching shift line, which prioritizes a learning of a hydraulic pressure with which a Low brake starts to slip and a learning of a hydraulic pressure with which a High clutch starts to transmit a torque, or a second mode switching shift line, which is a shift line in a Low side with respect to the first mode switching shift line and prioritizes a fuel efficiency of an engine is selected, and the sub-transmission mechanism is switched from the first-speed to the second-speed on the basis of the selected mode switching shift line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignees: JATCO LTD, NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Koguchi, Sho Okutani, Kenji Hishida, Makoto Komatsu, Takuichiro Inoue, Jongkeun Lim, Hiroyasu Tanaka