Patents by Inventor Toru Ikeda

Toru Ikeda 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: 20190283774
    Abstract: A travel control apparatus controls automated driving travel of a vehicle by making a transition between a plurality of control states based on a surrounding environment of the vehicle. The travel control apparatus includes a skill level acquisition unit configured to acquire a skill level of a vehicle occupant about automated driving, and a control unit configured to control the automated driving travel of the vehicle in one of the plurality of control states based on the surrounding environment of the vehicle sensed by a sensing unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Kentaro ISHISAKA, Takashi WATANABE, Takafumi HIROSE, Takemi TSUKADA, Katsuya YASHIRO, Toru KOKAKI, Hisashi MATSUDA, Masaya IKEDA
  • Publication number: 20190283775
    Abstract: A vehicle control device including: a recognizer (13) that recognizes a surrounding situation of a subject vehicle; a driving controller (140 or 160) that executes driving control of controlling one or both of steering and acceleration/deceleration of the subject vehicle on the basis of the surrounding situation recognized by the recognizer; and a notifier (30 or 180) that notifies a vehicle occupant of the subject vehicle of predetermined information, wherein the driving controller sets a degree of margin for a surrounding environment set in the driving control after start of the notification of the predetermined information using the notifier to be higher than that before start of the notification of the predetermined information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Takafumi Hirose, Kentaro Ishisaka, Takashi Watanabe, Takemi Tsukada, Katsuya Yashiro, Toru Kokaki, Hisashi Matsuda, Masaya Ikeda
  • Patent number: 10416354
    Abstract: The translucent structure of the present invention has a haze of higher than 10% and at most 70% and has a concavo-convex structure on its surface. The concavo-convex structure has first convex portions having a diameter of larger than 10 ?m in a cross section at a height of 0.05 ?m+the bearing height of a surface shape, and second convex portions having a diameter of larger than 1 ?m in a cross section at a height of 0.5 ?m+the bearing height. The average diameter of the first convex portions is larger than 10 ?m and at most 185 ?m in a cross section at a height of 0.05 ?m+the bearing height. The maximum height of the first convex portions is from 0.2 to 8 ?m. The number of the second convex portions is from 0.0004 to 1.2 per 1 um2.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: AGC Inc.
    Inventors: Azusa Takai, Toru Ikeda, Satoshi Kashiwabara, Yosuke Takeda
  • Publication number: 20190278266
    Abstract: A control apparatus for controlling a vehicle includes a travel control unit configured to perform travel control of the vehicle and a guidance unit capable of providing guidance relating to the travel control. When an operation of the travel control unit is controlled by an operation apparatus, the guidance unit determines whether to provide guidance on a basis of a past operation state of at least one of the travel control unit or the guidance unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 21, 2019
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Hisashi MATSUDA, Kentaro ISHISAKA, Takashi WATANABE, Takafumi HIROSE, Takemi TSUKADA, Katsuya YASHIRO, Toru KOKAKI, Masaya IKEDA
  • Publication number: 20190265053
    Abstract: An information system comprises a selector configured to select one or more mobile shop vehicles each of which functions as a meeting place for users who utilize a shopping district composed of mobile shop vehicles, from a group of the mobile shop vehicles allowed to gather in a predetermined area in order to construct the shopping district composed of the mobile shop vehicles to provide services of different classifications in a composite manner; and a manager configured to instruct the one or more mobile shop vehicles each of which functions as the meeting place to cause a change into an appearance with which it is possible for the users to distinguish, in a differentiated manner, that each of the one or more mobile shop vehicles is the meeting place in the shopping district composed of the mobile shop vehicles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2019
    Publication date: August 29, 2019
    Inventors: Michio Ikeda, Eiichi Ishii, Mitsugu Makita, Toru Yoshida, Gaku Itou
  • Publication number: 20190256410
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a translucent structure having a surface unevenness shape which has: an area ratio of surface flat regions in which an angle formed with a flat surface is in a range of 0° to 0.5° of in a range of 0% to 5.8%; a projection density of in a range of 0.0001/?m2 to 0.05/?m2; a projection area ratio of in a range of 5.5% to 50%; a skewness Ssk which represents the degree of non-symmetry of in a range of ?0.5 to 1.1; a load area factor Smr1 at a boundary between a projected mountain portion and a core portion of in a range of 0% to 14.5%; and an arithmetic average surface roughness Sa of in a range of 0.06 ?m to 0.143 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 19, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Applicant: AGC INC.
    Inventors: Masanobu ISSHIKI, Toru Ikeda, Takaaki Murakami, Yosuke Takeda, Minoru Tamada
  • Publication number: 20190250635
    Abstract: A mobile shop vehicle capable of opening a shop at a destination includes a movement control unit configured to cause the mobile shop vehicle to move autonomously along a predetermined path in a predetermined area while opening a shop and a vehicle distance control unit configured to control the distance to another mobile shop vehicle that is autonomously moving.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Michio Ikeda, Eiichi Ishii, Mitsugu Makita, Toru Yoshida, Gaku Itou
  • Publication number: 20190253851
    Abstract: The present disclosure makes it possible to properly arrange mobile shop vehicles. An apparatus for determining arrangement of mobile shop vehicles comprises a controller configured to set a user of a shop group formed by the plurality of mobile shop vehicles; and determine the arrangement of the plurality of mobile shop vehicles on the basis of information that represents at least one of an attribute, a taste, and a purchase history of the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Inventors: Michio Ikeda, Eiichi Ishii, Mitsugu Makita, Toru Yoshida, Gaku Itou
  • Patent number: 10383269
    Abstract: In an electronic component mounting system 1 configured by coupling electronic component mounting devices M1 to M4A each having a first substrate transport mechanism 12A and a second substrate transport mechanism 12B together, the electronic component mounting device M4A includes a first tray feeder 20A that stores an electronic component extracted by a first mounting head 15A of a component mounting mechanism as a first work operation mechanism, and a second tray feeder 20B that stores an electronic component extracted by a second mounting head 15B of a component mounting mechanism as a second work operation mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shuzo Yagi, Takashi Tamura, Hiroki Yamamoto, Toru Ikeda, Kazuhiro Kishikawa
  • Publication number: 20190242715
    Abstract: A mobile shop system including a plurality of mobile shop vehicles and a server device, where the server device includes at least one processor configured to acquire a desired shop which a user wishes to visit among shops carried by the plurality of mobile shop vehicles, and create an operation plan in such a way that the user and a mobile shop vehicle carrying the desired shop are enabled to gather together at a predetermined location, and each of the plurality of mobile shop vehicles, includes at least one processor configured to manage operation of a vehicle according to the operation plan that is received.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Publication date: August 8, 2019
    Inventors: Michio Ikeda, Eiichi Ishii, Mitsugu Makita, Toru Yoshida, Gaku Itou
  • Publication number: 20190235824
    Abstract: A mobile shop system includes a plurality of mobile shop vehicles and a server device, where the server device includes an instruction unit configured to transmit an image display instruction indicative of an image to be displayed on an outside display device, to the plurality of mobile shop vehicles, and each of the plurality of mobile shop vehicles includes the outside display device provided on an outside of a vehicle body, a receiver configured to receive the image display instruction from the server device, and a display controller configured to control display contents of the outside display device according to the image display instruction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Michio Ikeda, Eiichi Ishii, Mitsugu Makita, Toru Yoshida, Gaku Itou
  • Publication number: 20190198722
    Abstract: A light emitting device includes a first light emitting element including a rectangular first light extraction surface, a second light emitting element including a rectangular second light extraction surface and emitting light having an emission peak wavelength different from an emission peak wavelength of the first light emitting element, and a light-transmissive member covering the first light extraction surface and the second light extraction surface. The light-transmissive member includes a first light-transmissive layer facing the first light extraction surface and the second light extraction surface, a wavelength conversion layer located on the first light-transmissive layer, and a second light-transmissive layer located on the wavelength conversion layer. The first light-transmissive layer contains a first matrix and first diffusive particles. The wavelength conversion layer contains a second matrix and wavelength conversion particles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuya NAKABAYASHI, Tadaaki IKEDA, Toru HASHIMOTO, Yukiko YOKOTE
  • Publication number: 20190200166
    Abstract: A guidance information providing system includes a plurality of mobile shop vehicles and a server device. Each mobile shop vehicle of the mobile shop vehicles includes first circuitry and the server device includes second circuitry. The first circuitry is configured to acquire location information on the mobile shop vehicle and configured to send the location information on the mobile shop vehicle. The second circuitry is configured to acquire location information on the mobile shop vehicle, configured to generate map information indicating a layout of the plurality of mobile shop vehicles, and configured to output the map information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Michio Ikeda, Eiichi Ishii, Mitsugu Makita, Toru Yoshida, Gaku Itou
  • Publication number: 20190190450
    Abstract: A change in a detection voltage due to the temperature is suppressed. A detector circuit includes: a first rectification element having an anode to which an input signal is inputted; a second rectification element having a cathode connected with a cathode of the first rectification element and having an anode connected to an output terminal; and a current mirror circuit for supplying a current to the first rectification element, and for supplying a current-mirror current of the current to the second rectification element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2016
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicant: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro IKEDA, Toru YAZAKI, Yutaka UEMATSU
  • Patent number: 10319831
    Abstract: Technique disclosed herein can suppress performance variation among semiconductor devices to be manufactured upon manufacturing each semiconductor device by forming diffusion layer by ion implantation to semiconductor substrate after etching. A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor substrate. The semiconductor substrate includes an emitter region, a top body region, a barrier region, a bottom body region, a drift region, a collector region, a trench, a gate insulating film, and a gate electrode. A front surface of the gate electrode is provided at a deeper position than a front surface of the semiconductor substrate. Within the gate electrode, a front surface of a first portion at a widthwise center of a trench is provided at a shallower position than a front surface of a second portion in contact with the gate insulating film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toru Onishi, Shuhei Oki, Tomoharu Ikeda, Rahman Md. Tasbir
  • Publication number: 20190174017
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus combines a plurality of sub-movies representing operation procedures to be performed to perform maintenance on the image forming apparatus and plays the combined sub-movies sequentially as one movie. In response to stopping the movie being played, the image forming apparatus displays a replay mark for use to issue a command to replay the movie from the beginning of a sub-movie corresponding to a position where the movie is stopped.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 11, 2019
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Inventor: Toru Ikeda
  • Publication number: 20190094075
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus including a display unit includes a processor and a memory storing instructions, when executed by the processor, causing the image processing apparatus to function as a detection unit that detects occurrence of a sheet jammed inside the image processing apparatus and a display control unit that displays a screen based on detection of the occurrence of the jammed sheet. The screen includes a first region for displaying work that a user carries out to remove jammed sheets from inside the image processing apparatus and a second region for displaying work that the user carries out after removing the jammed sheets from inside the image processing apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventor: Toru Ikeda
  • Patent number: 10244133
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus combines a plurality of sub-movies representing operation procedures to be performed to perform maintenance on the image forming apparatus and plays the combined sub-movies sequentially as one movie. In response to stopping the movie being played, the image forming apparatus displays a replay mark for use to issue a command to replay the movie from the beginning of a sub-movie corresponding to a position where the movie is stopped.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Toru Ikeda
  • Publication number: 20190073172
    Abstract: A display control method for an image forming apparatus includes detecting that a document is placed on a document reading unit, determining, when it is detected that the document is placed on the document reading unit, whether the size of the document is a predetermined size, displaying a first function screen on a display when a first function capable of performing one of a plurality of functions accompanying a reading operation for a document placed on the document reading unit is performed, and displaying a second function screen to which a screen is switched from the first function screen and that is displayed when a second function created by modifying the first function based on a specific setting is performed, in a case where, while the first function screen is displayed, it is determined that the size of the detected document is not the predetermined size.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2018
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Inventors: Yuya Hasegawa, Takayuki Iikura, Shinya Ikeda, Satoru Ikeda, Toru Ikeda, Tomoya Sato, Kanta Kumagai
  • Publication number: 20190004751
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a registration unit configured to register a content to be displayed on a display unit of the image processing apparatus, a setting unit configured to make a setting as to whether to display, in accordance with a login to the image processing apparatus, the content registered by the registration unit, and a display control unit configured to control, in a case where the setting unit makes the setting to display, in accordance with the login to the image processing apparatus, the content registered by the registration unit, processing of displaying, on the display unit in accordance with a user login, the content registered by the registration unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 25, 2018
    Publication date: January 3, 2019
    Inventors: Toru Ikeda, Seiya Omori