Patents by Inventor Takeshi Hagihara

Takeshi Hagihara 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: 11444939
    Abstract: An authentication control device includes: an acquisition unit configured to acquire predetermined identification information regarding an on-vehicle device to be newly added to an on-vehicle network; and a determination unit configured to determine which of a plurality of types of authentication procedures is to be applied as an authentication process for the on-vehicle device, on the basis of the identification information acquired by the acquisition unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 13, 2022
    Assignees: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Akihiro Ogawa, Hirofumi Urayama, Takeshi Hagihara, Yasuhiro Yabuuchi
  • Patent number: 11425032
    Abstract: A switching device relays data in an on-vehicle network and has a plurality of communication ports. The switching device comprises: a detection unit that detects a failure in communication with another switching device connected to one of the communication ports; and a processing unit that transmits failure information indicating at least any one of a site where the failure in communication occurs and a communication port to be used when the failure in communication occurs by a target switching device being a switching device different from said another switching device, to the target switching device if the failure in communication is detected by the detection unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2022
    Assignees: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hayato Shikata, Hirofumi Urayama, Hideki Maeda, Yasuhiro Yabuuchi, Takeshi Hagihara
  • Publication number: 20220264293
    Abstract: A relay device mounted to a vehicle includes a plurality of function units. The relay device includes: an authentication processing unit configured to acquire authentication information of a function unit from an external device outside the vehicle, and perform an authentication process regarding the function unit by using the acquired authentication information; and a relay processing unit configured to, on the basis of a result of the authentication process performed by the authentication processing unit, relay information between the function unit and another function unit. When a validity time limit of the authentication information has expired, the authentication processing unit acquires, from the external device, the authentication information that is new.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2020
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yojiro SUYAMA, Yasuhiro YABUUCHI, Darmawan GO, Yosuke SHIMIZU, Takeshi HAGIHARA
  • Publication number: 20220261285
    Abstract: An in-vehicle device is mounted to a vehicle and includes: an acquisition unit configured to acquire state information indicating a state of the vehicle; a plurality of physical resources; and an allocation unit configured to change, in accordance with the state indicated by the state information acquired by the acquisition unit, allocation of the physical resources to be used in a target process being one or a plurality of types of processes that should be performed by the in-vehicle device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2020
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kenta OGATA, Takeshi HAGIHARA, Darmawan GO, Yasuhiro YABUUCHI
  • Publication number: 20220242338
    Abstract: An in-vehicle communication system includes a first switching device and a second switching device each configured to relay, via a transmission path, information between a plurality of function units mounted to a vehicle. Upon being supplied with a power source voltage via a power-source-dedicated line from a power source device mounted to the vehicle, the first switching device supplies a power source voltage via the transmission path to one or a plurality of the function units and the second switching device that are connected to the first switching device, and the second switching device extracts a power source voltage from the transmission path, and supplies a power source voltage via the transmission path to one or a plurality of the function units that are connected to the second switching device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2020
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Akihito IWATA, Takeshi HAGIHARA, Darmawan GO, Yosuke SHIMIZU
  • Publication number: 20220239528
    Abstract: In a system including a plurality of in-vehicle networks, information regarding the network configuration of function units connected to different types of transmission paths can be easily used. A relay device includes: an acquisition unit configured to acquire second function unit information of the function unit connected to the second transmission path, the second function unit information being function unit information that includes information regarding a network configuration of a layer of a lower order than an application layer; and a conversion unit configured to perform a conversion process of converting the second function unit information acquired by the acquisition unit into information that is able to be registered into a database of one or a plurality of pieces of first function unit information being function unit information of one or a plurality of the function units each connected to a corresponding first transmission path.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2020
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke YAMAMOTO, Hideyuki TANAKA, Tatsuya IZUMI, Yojiro SUYAMA, Takeshi HAGIHARA, Darmawan GO
  • Publication number: 20220231997
    Abstract: A network having a new configuration is flexibly constructed through a simple process while ensuring security in the network. A setting device includes: an acquisition unit configured to acquire an authentication result regarding a new function unit serving as a function unit newly added to an in-vehicle network including one or a plurality of function units; and a setting unit configured to, when the authentication result acquired by the acquisition unit is affirmative, perform a setting process for allowing the new function unit and an existing function unit serving as a function unit included in the in-vehicle network before the new function unit is added thereto, to perform communication via a plurality of relay devices capable of relaying information between the function units, the setting process being regarding at least one of the relay devices, the existing function unit, and the new function unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke YAMAMOTO, Takeshi HAGIHARA, Darmawan GO, Yosuke SHIMIZU
  • Publication number: 20220231910
    Abstract: An information of a network to which a new function unit has been added is easily acquired. A relay device installed in a vehicle includes: a detection unit configured to detect a new function unit being a function unit that is newly added to a network including an existing function unit being one or a plurality of function units; a relay unit configured to relay a frame between the function units; and an acquisition unit configured to acquire, from the frame, relayed by the relay unit, between the new function unit detected by the detection unit and the existing function unit, function unit information that includes information regarding a network configuration of a layer of a lower order than an application layer, the function unit information being of at least one of the new function unit and the existing function unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 3, 2020
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yojiro SUYAMA, Hideyuki TANAKA, Tatsuya IZUMI, Yusuke YAMAMOTO, Takeshi HAGIHARA, Darmawan GO, Yosuke SHIMIZU
  • Patent number: 11374787
    Abstract: A switch device installed in a vehicle is provided with: a switch unit configured to relay communication data between a plurality of function units installed in the vehicle; a storage unit configured to hold the communication data to be relayed; and a control unit configured to determine a state of the storage unit, and adjust, for each of applications, a throughput of the communication data to be transmitted from the function units, based on a result of the determination.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignees: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., AutoNetwork Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Akihito Iwata, Hideyuki Tanaka, Hideki Maeda, Tatsuya Izumi, Takeshi Hagihara, Yasuhiro Yabuuchi, Yasuhiro Yamasaki, Hiroya Ando, Toshio Kawamura, Hirofumi Urayama
  • Patent number: 11373464
    Abstract: An on-vehicle communication device capable of relaying data between a plurality of function units mounted on a vehicle includes: a log notification acquisition unit configured to receive, from an external device outside the vehicle, a log notification indicating a log target function unit which is the function unit that is a target of log collection, a start condition for log collection, and a trigger function unit which is the function unit capable of determination for the start condition; a notification unit configured to notify the trigger function unit of the start condition indicated by the log notification; and a command unit configured to give a command for log collection to the log target function unit, in response to a notification that the start condition is satisfied from the trigger function unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignees: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Akihiro Ogawa, Hirofumi Urayama, Takeshi Hagihara, Yasuhiro Yabuuchi
  • Publication number: 20220183052
    Abstract: A network of a new configuration is flexibly constructed while maintaining a stable operation in the network. A management device includes: a detection unit that detects a new function unit as a function unit to be newly added to a network including one or a plurality of on-vehicle function units; a generation unit that acquires function unit information of the new function unit detected by the detection unit and function unit information of the on-vehicle function unit, and generates, based on the respective pieces of function unit information, configuration information of a new network that is the network in which the new function unit is further included; and an acquisition unit that acquires, from a database in a storage device, feasibility information indicating feasibility of the new network and corresponding to the configuration information generated by the generation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke YAMAMOTO, Hideyuki TANAKA, Tatsuya IZUMI, Junji YANO, Yasuhiro YABUUCHI, Tadashi MATSUMOTO, Takeshi HAGIHARA
  • Patent number: 11343347
    Abstract: In a relay device, a control unit stores, in a temporary storage unit data which is received by an Ethernet communication unit through a communication line. When the data stored in the temporary storage unit is transmitted, the control unit deletes the transmitted data from the temporary storage unit. When the control unit determines that, for the data received by the Ethernet communication unit, the amount of data stored in the temporary storage unit is equal to or greater than a threshold value, the Ethernet communication unit transmits instruction data giving an instruction to stop transmission through a communication line and to perform transmission through a communication bus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignees: AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuanjun Xian, Makoto Mashita, Takeshi Hagihara, Ichiro Kanda, Akihito Iwata, Takehiro Kawauchi
  • Patent number: 11342960
    Abstract: In a relay device, a communication unit receives a data frame transmitted cyclically through a communication line. A control unit stores, in a temporary storage unit, the data frame received by the communication unit. When the data frame stored in the temporary storage unit is transmitted, the control unit deletes the transmitted data frame from the temporary storage unit. When the control unit determines that, for the data frame received through the communication line, the amount of data relevant to the data frames stored in the temporary storage unit is equal to or greater than a threshold value, the communication unit transmits, through the communication line, a cycle change frame which gives an instruction to change a transmission cycle for transmitting the data frame to a longer cycle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignees: AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuanjun Xian, Makoto Mashita, Takeshi Hagihara, Akihito Iwata, Takehiro Kawauchi, Ichiro Kanda
  • Publication number: 20220158900
    Abstract: A network of a new configuration is flexibly constructed while maintaining a stable operation in the network. A management device includes: a detection unit that detects addition of a function unit to a network including one or a plurality of on-vehicle function units; an acquisition unit that acquires function unit information of a new function unit that is the function unit the addition of which has been detected by the detection unit and function unit information of each on-vehicle function unit, each piece of function unit information including information regarding network configuration of a layer lower than an application layer; and a generation unit that, based on the pieces of function unit information acquired by the acquisition unit, generates configuration information of a new network that is the network further including the new function unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicants: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke YAMAMOTO, Koichi TAKAYAMA, Hideyuki TANAKA, Tatsuya IZUMI, Junji YANO, Yasuhiro YABUUCHI, Tadashi MATSUMOTO, Takeshi HAGIHARA
  • Patent number: 11260808
    Abstract: This on-vehicle communication apparatus is configured to communicate with another on-vehicle communication apparatus by using one differential signal line, and includes: a high-band communication unit configured to generate a high-band signal including communication information and output the high-band signal to the differential signal line; and a low-band communication unit configured to generate a direct-current signal or a low-band signal and to output the direct-current signal or the low-band signal to the differential signal line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignees: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems Ltd.
    Inventors: Takehiro Kawauchi, Akihito Iwata, Hirofumi Urayama, Takeshi Hagihara, Yasuhiro Yabuuchi
  • Patent number: 11196702
    Abstract: An in-vehicle communication device is an in-vehicle communication device that performs a relay process of relaying data between functional units in an in-vehicle network, and includes a communication unit that performs the relay process using correspondence information indicating a correspondence relation between an Internet protocol (IP) address and a media access control (MAC) address of one or more functional units, an address managing unit that generates the correspondence information, and an authenticating unit that performs an authentication process for the functional unit, in which the authenticating unit performs the authentication process for the functional unit in which an IP address and a MAC address are newly registered in the correspondence information by the address managing unit, and the address managing unit deletes the correspondence relation of the functional unit from the correspondence information when the authentication process for the newly registered functional unit is not successfully
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignees: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Akihiro Ogawa, Hideki Maeda, Hirofumi Urayama, Takeshi Hagihara, Yasuhiro Yabuuchi
  • Patent number: 11171808
    Abstract: A switch device is a switch device that relays data in an in-vehicle network and including a plurality of first communication ports which are connectable to a plurality of functional units in a vehicle, and includes a plurality of first communication circuits disposed corresponding to the first communication ports and capable of communicating with the functional units via the corresponding first communication ports, one or more second communication circuits different from the plurality of first communication circuits, a switching unit capable of switching a connection destination of each of the first communication ports between the corresponding first communication circuit and the second communication circuit, and a control unit that controls the switching unit such that a connection destination of a target port which is the first communication port serving as a target is switched to the second communication circuit when a predetermined condition is satisfied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignees: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd.
    Inventors: Akihiro Ogawa, Hirofumi Urayama, Koichi Takayama, Takeshi Hagihara, Yasuhiro Yabuuchi
  • Publication number: 20210344522
    Abstract: A switch device installed in a vehicle is provided with: a switch unit configured to relay communication data between a plurality of function units installed in the vehicle; a storage unit configured to hold the communication data to be relayed; and a control unit configured to determine a state of the storage unit, and adjust, for each of applications, a throughput of the communication data to be transmitted from the function units, based on a result of the determination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2019
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicants: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd., AutoNetworks Technologies, Ltd., Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd., Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Akihito IWATA, Hideyuki TANAKA, Hideki MAEDA, Tatsuya IZUMI, Takeshi HAGIHARA, Yasuhiro YABUUCHI, Yasuhiro YAMASAKI, Hiroya ANDO, Toshio KAWAMURA, Hirofumo URAYAMA
  • Publication number: 20210344773
    Abstract: In a relay device, a control unit stores, in a temporary storage unit data which is received by an Ethernet communication unit through a communication line. When the data stored in the temporary storage unit is transmitted, the control unit deletes the transmitted data from the temporary storage unit. When the control unit determines that, for the data received by the Ethernet communication unit, the amount of data stored in the temporary storage unit is equal to or greater than a threshold value, the Ethernet communication unit transmits instruction data giving an instruction to stop transmission through a communication line and to perform transmission through a communication bus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2019
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Inventors: Yuanjun Xian, Makoto Mashita, Takeshi Hagihara, Ichiro Kanda, Akihito Iwata, Takehiro Kawauchi
  • Publication number: 20210328624
    Abstract: In a relay device, a communication unit receives a data frame transmitted cyclically through a communication line. A control unit stores, in a temporary storage unit, the data frame received by the communication unit. When the data frame stored in the temporary storage unit is transmitted, the control unit deletes the transmitted data frame from the temporary storage unit. When the control unit determines that, for the data frame received through the communication line, the amount of data relevant to the data frames stored in the temporary storage unit is equal to or greater than a threshold value, the communication unit transmits, through the communication line, a cycle change frame which gives an instruction to change a transmission cycle for transmitting the data frame to a longer cycle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2019
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventors: Yuanjun Xian, Makoto Mashita, Takeshi Hagihara, Akihito Iwata, Takehiro Kawauchi, Ichiro Kanda