Patents by Inventor Takeshi Hamaguchi

Takeshi Hamaguchi 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: 20240197194
    Abstract: This device is used by being worn on the wrist of the human body, said device comprising: a blood pressure measuring unit; an electrocardiographic waveform measuring unit, which is provided with a plurality of electrodes and is for measuring electrocardiographic waveforms of the human body; an electrode contact state detecting unit for detecting a contact state of the human body with the electrodes; a position detecting unit for detecting the position of the device; a control unit; an input unit for receiving a measurement start instruction; a first propriety determination unit that assesses whether the device is positioned at a height within a prescribed range; a second propriety determination unit that assesses whether the human body is in stable contact with the plurality of electrodes; and a combined measurement control unit that performs control for executing combined measurements of the blood pressure and the electrocardiographic waveform of the human body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2024
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicant: OMRON HEALTHCARE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiro HAMAGUCHI, Yuka TANABE, Kentaro MORI, Takeshi KUBO, Yuki TAKANO, Yasuo ASANO, Rika KATO
  • Publication number: 20240197248
    Abstract: This biometric information measurement device is used while attached to a wrist of a human body, and comprises: a blood pressure measurement unit; an electrocardiographic waveform measurement unit provided with a plurality of electrodes and is for measuring electrocardiographic waveforms of the human body; an electrode contact state detection unit that detects the contact states of the human body with the plurality of electrodes; a position detection unit; a controller; a first determining unit that determines whether the device is positioned at a height within a predetermined range; a second determining unit that determines whether the human body is stably in contact with the plurality of electrodes; and a batch measurement controller that performs control for executing, in batches, the blood pressure measurement by unit of the blood pressure measurement unit and the measurement of the electrocardiographic waveforms of the human body by unit of the electrocardiographic waveform measurement unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2024
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicant: OMRON HEALTHCARE CO., LTD
    Inventors: Takahiro HAMAGUCHI, Yuka TANABE, Kentaro MORI, Takeshi KUBO, Yuki TAKANO, Yasuo ASANO, Rika KATO
  • Publication number: 20240182021
    Abstract: A control device for a vehicle configured to execute a first control for outputting a steering torque based on a predetermined first gain and a second control for outputting a steering torque based on a predetermined second gain different from the first gain, wherein during execution of the first control, a predicted start time, which is a predicted time until the start condition of the second control is satisfied, is calculated, and when the start predicted time satisfies the predetermined condition, a reduction control for bringing the output steering torque of the first control closer to 0 is executed before starting the second control.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2023
    Publication date: June 6, 2024
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takeshi HAMAGUCHI, Shintaro SAIGO, Shusaku SUGAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20240174290
    Abstract: A vehicle steering control device includes a control device. The control device is configured to control a steering reaction force to be applied to a steering operation performed by a driver of a driver's vehicle, acquire information on a curved road ahead of the driver's vehicle in a traveling direction, set a guide steering operation amount based on the information on the curved road, predict a time at which the driver starts an actual steering operation for driving the driver's vehicle along the curved road as a steering operation start time, and set, based on a difference between the guide steering operation amount and an actual amount of the steering operation, the steering reaction force at a time earlier by a predetermined period than the steering operation start time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2023
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takeshi HAMAGUCHI, Shusaku SUGAMOTO, Satoshi HANDA, Satoshi INOUE, Shintaro SAIGO
  • Publication number: 20240131925
    Abstract: A control device for a vehicle including an operation unit that receives an operation for setting ON or OFF of a plurality of driver assistance functions, wherein at least two or more driver assistance functions among the plurality of driver assistance functions are driver assistance functions classified into a specific group in which the degree of intervention of control for the driving operation is smaller than other driver assistance functions, and the operation unit includes a main switch for collectively setting ON or OFF of the driver assistance functions classified into the specific group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2023
    Publication date: April 25, 2024
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takeshi HAMAGUCHI, Shintaro SAIGO, Tomoyuki DOI, Kohei TOCHIGI, Minami SATO
  • Publication number: 20240101194
    Abstract: A driving assistance system includes: a first control unit configured to output an output amount related to a required amount; and a second control unit configured to calculate a difference amount between the output amount output and an actually measured amount of an actuator, and control the actuator based on the difference amount and a torque map, in which in assist control (second driving assistance control), the first control unit calculates a difference amount between a second required amount and the actually measured amount, acquires a division amount by dividing the difference amount by a predetermined value, and outputs a total amount of the division amount and the actually measured amount as the output amount, and the second control unit calculates a difference amount between the total amount and the actually measured amount, and controls the actuator based on the difference amount and a second torque map.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shintaro SAIGO, Takeshi Hamaguchi
  • Publication number: 20240088010
    Abstract: The present technology relates to a semiconductor device and an imaging device capable of achieving a configuration that does not hinder downsizing even when a plurality of terminals including terminals with a potential difference is arranged. A chip, a wiring substrate, and a wire connecting the chip and the wiring substrate are included, and a first opening and a second opening to which the wire is connected are formed on at least one side of the wiring substrate, the one side being on a surface of the wiring substrate on which an insulating film is formed. A first terminal formed in the first opening and a second terminal formed in the second opening are arranged at positions separated by a predetermined distance in the opening. The present technology can be applied to, for example, an imaging device in which a wiring substrate and a chip are connected by a bonding wire.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2022
    Publication date: March 14, 2024
    Inventors: SHINGO HAMAGUCHI, TAKESHI ANDOU
  • Patent number: 11565748
    Abstract: A driving assistance apparatus predicts an appropriate operation amount which is an operation amount performed by a driver in correspondence with the external environment, and sets the appropriate operation amount range including the appropriate operation amount, an appropriate operation amount range including the appropriate operation amount, and changes the reaction force characteristics of the operation device when it is determined that the operation amount of the driver corresponding to the prediction time point of the appropriate operation amount is not included in the appropriate operation amount range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shusaku Sugamoto, Terumasa Endo, Satoshi Inoue, Takeshi Hamaguchi, Shuhei Manabe
  • Publication number: 20230023426
    Abstract: A control unit configured to control a reaction force actuator that applies steering guide torque to a steering wheel calculates a target steering angle for causing a vehicle to travel along a curve, calculates target steering guide torque based on a deviation between the target steering angle and an actual steering angle, modifies the target steering guide torque such that the target steering guide torque is larger as an index value indicating at least one of the number of times or an integrated time in which a difference between a magnitude of the actual steering angle and a magnitude of the target steering angle exceeds a reference value is larger, and controls the reaction force actuator such that the steering guide torque becomes the target steering guide torque.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2022
    Publication date: January 26, 2023
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takeshi Hamaguchi, Shintaro Saigo, Shusaku Sugamoto
  • Publication number: 20230008425
    Abstract: A control unit that controls a reaction force actuator that applies steering guide torque to a steering wheel: calculates, based on a curvature of a curve of a travel road in front of a vehicle detected by a camera sensor, a target steering angle for causing the vehicle to travel along the curve; calculates a target steering guide torque, based on a deviation between the target steering angle that was calculated a prediction time period earlier and an actual steering angle; adjusts a target steering guide torque such that the target steering guide torque becomes smaller as a probability that a driver performs steering operation to deviate from a lane becomes higher; and controls the reaction force actuator such that the steering guide torque becomes the target steering guide torque.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2022
    Publication date: January 12, 2023
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shusaku Sugamoto, Satoshi Inoue, Takeshi Hamaguchi, Shintaro Saigo
  • Publication number: 20220396310
    Abstract: A vehicle steering control device includes a control device. The control device is configured to control a steering reaction force to be applied to a steering operation performed by a driver of a driver's vehicle, acquire information on a curved road ahead of the driver's vehicle in a traveling direction, set a guide steering operation amount based on the information on the curved road, predict a time at which the driver starts an actual steering operation for driving the driver's vehicle along the curved road as a steering operation start time, and set, based on a difference between the guide steering operation amount and an actual amount of the steering operation, the steering reaction force at a time earlier by a predetermined period than the steering operation start time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2022
    Publication date: December 15, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takeshi HAMAGUCHI, Shusaku Sugamoto, Satoshi Handa, Satoshi Inoue, Shintaro Saigo
  • Publication number: 20210362780
    Abstract: A driving assistance apparatus predicts an appropriate operation amount which is an operation amount performed by a driver in correspondence with the external environment, and sets the appropriate operation amount range including the appropriate operation amount, an appropriate operation amount range including the appropriate operation amount, and changes the reaction force characteristics of the operation device when it is determined that the operation amount of the driver corresponding to the prediction time point of the appropriate operation amount is not included in the appropriate operation amount range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2021
    Publication date: November 25, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shusaku SUGAMOTO, Terumasa ENDO, Satoshi INOUE, Takeshi HAMAGUCHI, Shuhei MANABE
  • Patent number: 11124228
    Abstract: A driving assistance apparatus predicts an appropriate operation amount which is an operation amount performed by a driver in correspondence with the external environment, and sets the appropriate operation amount range including the appropriate operation amount, an appropriate operation amount range including the appropriate operation amount, and changes the reaction force characteristics of the operation device when it is determined that the operation amount of the driver corresponding to the prediction time point of the appropriate operation amount is not included in the appropriate operation amount range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shusaku Sugamoto, Terumasa Endo, Satoshi Inoue, Takeshi Hamaguchi, Shuhei Manabe
  • Publication number: 20190367082
    Abstract: A driving assistance apparatus predicts an appropriate operation amount which is an operation amount performed by a driver in correspondence with the external environment, and sets the appropriate operation amount range including the appropriate operation amount, an appropriate operation amount range including the appropriate operation amount, and changes the reaction force characteristics of the operation device when it is determined that the operation amount of the driver corresponding to the prediction time point of the appropriate operation amount is not included in the appropriate operation amount range.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shusaku SUGAMOTO, Terumasa ENDO, Satoshi INOUE, Takeshi HAMAGUCHI, Shuhei MANABE
  • Patent number: 9159352
    Abstract: The present invention provides a polishing liquid composition for a magnetic disk substrate that can reduce residual inorganic particles and scratches without loss of productivity and a method of producing a magnetic disk substrate using the polishing liquid composition. The polishing liquid composition contains inorganic particles, a diallylamine polymer, an acid and water, the diallylamine polymer includes one or more constitutional units selected from those represented by the following general formulas (I-a), (I-b), (I-c) and (I-d), and the content of the diallylamine polymer in the polishing liquid composition is 0.008 to 0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2015
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yosuke Kimura, Takeshi Hamaguchi, Makoto Suzuki
  • Patent number: 9070399
    Abstract: There is provided a polishing composition for a magnetic disk substrate that can reduce scratches, nanoprotrusion defects, and substrate surface waviness after polishing. The polishing composition for a magnetic disk substrate that contains: a copolymer that has a constituent unit derived from a monomer having a solubility of 2 g or less in 100 g of water at 20° C. and a constituent unit having a sulfonic acid group, and has a saturated hydrocarbon chain as the main chain thereof, or a salt of the copolymer; an abrasive; and water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2015
    Assignee: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Takeshi Hamaguchi, Haruhiko Doi
  • Patent number: 8948862
    Abstract: A stimulatory effect estimation device includes a stimulus generator 3 which applies a stimulus to a back seat passenger, an electroencephalogram 2 which measures the brain waves of the back seat passenger, a memory 4, and an ECU 5 which specifies the brain wave indexes of stimulatory effects which surface in response to the stimuli both when the passenger is awake and when the passenger is asleep from the brain waves measured by the electroencephalogram 2 when a stimulus is applied from the stimulus generator 3 while the passenger is awake and the brain waves measured by the electroencephalogram 2 when a stimulus is applied from the stimulus generator 3 while the passenger is asleep.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Takeshi Hamaguchi, Kazuhide Shigeto, Hisashi Iizuka
  • Publication number: 20140335763
    Abstract: The present invention provides a polishing composition for a magnetic disk substrate that can reduce scratches and surface roughness of a polished substrate without impairing the productivity, and a method for manufacturing a magnetic disk substrate using the polishing composition. The polishing composition for a magnetic disk substrate includes colloidal silica having a ?CV value of 0 to 10% and water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2014
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Inventors: Yoshiaki OSHIMA, Takeshi HAMAGUCHI, Kanji SATO, Norihito YAMAGUCHI, Haruhiko DOI
  • Patent number: 8834363
    Abstract: A sleep depth determining device 2 is a device for determining an object person M's depth of sleep using a sensitivity threshold which is the minimum stimulus intensity that can be sensed by the object person M in a sleep state and includes: a stimulus giving unit 5 that gives a first stimulus P1 and a second stimulus P2 stronger than the first stimulus P1 to the object person M; a sense detecting unit 6 that detects whether the object person M senses the first stimulus P1 and the second stimulus P2; and a sleep depth determining unit 7 that determines that the object person M's depth of sleep is a depth of sleep S2 corresponding to a sensitivity threshold between a first stimulus intensity T2a and a second stimulus intensity T2b when the sense detecting unit 6 detects that the object person M does not sense the first stimulus P1 but senses the second stimulus P2. Accordingly, it is possible to precisely determine that the object person M's depth of sleep is the depth of sleep S2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Takeshi Hamaguchi
  • Publication number: 20140001155
    Abstract: A magnetic disk substrate production method by which the embedded alumina and the waviness of the substrate surface can be reduced is provided. The magnetic disk substrate production method includes the steps of (1) polishing a polishing surface of a substrate to be polished using a polishing liquid composition A containing alumina particles and water; (2) polishing the polishing surface of the substrate obtained in the step (1) using a polishing liquid composition B containing water and silica particles having an average primary particle size (D50) of 40 to 110 nm and a primary particle size standard deviation of 40 to 60 nm; (3) cleaning the substrate obtained in the step (2); and (4) polishing the polishing surface of the substrate obtained in the step (3) using a polishing liquid composition C containing silica particles and water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2012
    Publication date: January 2, 2014
    Applicant: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventor: Takeshi Hamaguchi