Patents by Inventor Tsubasa Shibauchi

Tsubasa Shibauchi 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: 11505178
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes a communicator configured to communicate with a parking lot management device having a function of guiding a vehicle, a driving controller configured to perform driving control including at least one of speed control and steering control of the vehicle, and an abnormality determiner configured to determine the presence or absence of an abnormality in the parking lot management device. The driving controller is configured to perform the driving control based on guidance of the parking lot management device on the basis of information received by the communicator from the parking lot management device and to restrict the driving control based on the guidance of the parking lot management device in a case where the abnormality determiner determines that the abnormality has occurred in the parking lot management device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Yamanaka, Yoshitaka Mimura, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Patent number: 11485280
    Abstract: A vehicle control device mounted in a vehicle includes: a first recognizer configured to recognize a person near the vehicle; a first determiner configured to determine whether the person recognized by the first recognizer is a pre-registered user; and a controller configured to control a lighting device to project a projection image to a position for which a stop position of the vehicle is a criterion in a case where the first determiner determines that the person recognized by the first recognizer is the pre-registered user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Mimura, Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Yuki Hara, Katsuyasu Yamane, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Patent number: 11475690
    Abstract: A vehicle control system includes a recognizer configured to recognize first content displayed on a terminal device, and an identifier configured to identify a person carrying the terminal device with the first content displayed thereon outside the vehicle as a user scheduled to use the vehicle or a person relevant to the user on the basis of a comparison between the first content recognized by the recognizer and one or more pieces of content associated with the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Yamanaka, Katsuyasu Yamane, Yoshitaka Mimura, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Patent number: 11465645
    Abstract: A vehicle control system includes: a recognizer that recognizes a surrounding environment of a vehicle; and a driving controller that performs speed control and steering control of the vehicle automatically on the basis of a recognition result obtained by the recognizer. When the vehicle is moved to a boarding position at which an occupant boards the vehicle and is stopped, the driving controller stops the vehicle on the basis of at least one of weather information at the boarding position, a state of the occupant recognized by the recognizer, and an environment of the boarding position recognized by the recognizer and determines a stopping position of the vehicle according to the environment of the boarding position or the state of the occupant when the weather information is a predetermined state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Katsuyasu Yamane, Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Yuki Hara, Yoshitaka Mimura, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Patent number: 11447131
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes a recognizer configured to recognize a surrounding situation of a vehicle; a driving control unit configured to control steering and a speed of the vehicle based on a recognition result of the recognizer irrespective of an operation by an occupant; and a communication unit configured to communicate with an external device. When the communication unit receives a pickup request for requesting the vehicle to move from a parking area and causing the occupant to get into the vehicle in a stopping area, the driving control unit causes the vehicle to move from the parking area to the stopping area and changes a condition for the vehicle to leave the stopping area based on the surrounding situation recognized by the recognizer near the stopping area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Mimura, Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Yuki Hara, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Patent number: 11414085
    Abstract: In a vehicle control device of an embodiment, a recognizer that recognizes the presence or absence and type of article carried by a user who uses a vehicle and an instrument controller that controls a vehicle-mounted instrument are included, and the instrument controller determines a mode of control of the vehicle-mounted instrument on the basis of a recognition result of the recognizer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Yamanaka, Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Yuki Hara, Katsuyasu Yamane, Yoshitaka Mimura, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Patent number: 11377124
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes a recognizer configured to recognize at least a surroundings situation and an in-vehicle situation of a vehicle, and a driving controller configured to perform at least one of speed control and steering control of the vehicle on the basis of a recognition result of the recognizer, the recognizer is configured to recognize an object to be loaded including at least any one of an occupant candidate present outside the vehicle and scheduled to board the vehicle and a baggage candidate present outside the vehicle and scheduled to be loaded into the vehicle, and to recognize that the object to be loaded has been loaded into the vehicle, and the driving controller is configured to permit start of travel of the vehicle in a case where the recognizer has recognized that all of the objects to be loaded have been loaded into the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Mimura, Katsuyasu Yamane, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Patent number: 11370457
    Abstract: A vehicle control device of an embodiment includes a recognizer configured to recognize a peripheral situation of a vehicle and a controller configured to control a window portion of the vehicle, and the controller controls opening and closing of the window portion on the basis of a result of the recognizing has recognized a gesture which is performed by a user of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki Hara, Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Katsuyasu Yamane, Yoshitaka Mimura, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Patent number: 11302194
    Abstract: A management device includes an acquirer configured to acquire a plurality of requests for automated exit processing, a classifier configured to classify the requests into first requests of first users who are permitted to use a specific parking space and second requests of second users who are not permitted to use the specific parking space, and an instructor configured to cause vehicles associated with terminal devices which are transmission sources of the first requests to perform automated exit processing such that automated exit processing according to the first requests is continuously executed, or to cause vehicles associated with terminal devices which are transmission sources of the second requests to perform automated exit processing such that automated exit processing according to the second requests is continuously executed, on the basis of a result of the classification.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Katsuyasu Yamane, Yoshitaka Mimura, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Publication number: 20210300366
    Abstract: When following control that causes a user vehicle to follow a following target that is a first other vehicle travelling in a user path in which the user vehicle is travelling is being performed, a travel control section transitions from a state in which the first other vehicle is the following target to a state in which the first other vehicle is not the following target, and in a case where an outside recognizing section recognizes a second other vehicle, which is travelling in another path that is not the user path, the travel control section determines whether to set the second other vehicle as the following target based on a prescribed condition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Tadahiko KANOH, Kunimichi HATANO, Tsubasa SHIBAUCHI, Yuta TAKADA, Shogo KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20210300414
    Abstract: A vehicle control method includes recognizing an environment around a vehicle, determining a degree of difficulty of a recognition of the environment on the basis of the environment, generating a plurality of target trajectories along which the vehicle is to travel on the basis of the environment and selecting one target trajectory from the generated plurality of target trajectories in accordance with the determined degree of difficulty, and automatically controlling the driving of the vehicle on the basis of the selected target trajectory.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Publication number: 20210300387
    Abstract: A moving body control apparatus includes a judging section that judges a driving preparation level of an occupant of a moving body; and a lane change control section that approves a first lane change, which is a lane change in which a lane boundary line is crossed once, if the driving preparation level of the occupant is greater than or equal to a first level, and approves a second lane change, which is a lane change in which lane boundary lines are crossed a plurality of times, if the driving preparation level of the occupant is greater than or equal to a second level that is higher than the first level.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Kunimichi HATANO, Tadahiko KANOH, Yuta TAKADA, Tsubasa SHIBAUCHI, Shogo KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20210300376
    Abstract: A moving body control apparatus includes a vicinity information acquiring section that acquires vicinity information of a moving body; a lane change control section that is capable of performing a first lane change, which is a lane change in which a lane boundary line is crossed once, and a second lane change, which is a lane change in which lane boundary lines are crossed a plurality of times; and a region setting section that sets a first lane change region, which is a region in which the first lane change is permitted, and a second lane change region, which is a region in which the second lane change is permitted, based on the vicinity information. The second lane change region is smaller than the first lane change region, in a range where a distance to a branching position leading to a destination is less than a prescribed distance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Kunimichi HATANO, Tadahiko KANOH, Yuta TAKADA, Tsubasa SHIBAUCHI, Shogo KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20210300377
    Abstract: A vehicle control apparatus comprises a judging section that judges whether a destination of a user vehicle is set, and a lane change control section that, if the destination is not set, enables performance of a single lane change causing the user vehicle to perform a lane change from the user lane to a first other lane, and if the destination is set, enables the single lane change and also enables a multiple lane change causing the user vehicle to perform a lane change from the user lane to a second other lane through the first other lane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Inventors: Tadahiko KANOH, Kunimichi HATANO, Tsubasa SHIBAUCHI, Yuta TAKADA, Shogo KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20210286372
    Abstract: Provided is a control apparatus for controlling broadcast data to be broadcasted to an occupant of a movable object with an automated drive function, comprising: a travelling road identification unit for identifying a predetermined travelling road of the movable object corresponding to a destination set in the movable object; a setting unit for setting, according to the predetermined travelling road, a recommended switching point for switching predetermined automated drive to driver subjected manual drive in the predetermined travelling road, and setting predetermined passage time when the movable object passes through the recommended switching point; and a broadcast plan generation unit for generating a broadcast plan for broadcasting predetermined broadcast data to an occupant of the movable object according to the recommended switching point; wherein the broadcast plan generation unit determines an order of the broadcast data to be broadcasted within a predetermined period before or after the recommended s
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Inventors: Rei SAKAI, Yo ITO, Tsubasa SHIBAUCHI
  • Patent number: 11027651
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes: a recognizer configured to recognize a surrounding environment of a vehicle; a driving controller configured to perform speed control and steering control of the vehicle based on a recognition result of the recognizer; a communication unit configured to communicate with a terminal device of a user boarding the vehicle; a vehicle exterior notification unit configured to notify information regarding vehicle identification to the vehicle exterior; and a notification controller configured to cause the communication unit to transmit information for notifying the information regarding the vehicle identification to the terminal device and to cause the vehicle exterior notification unit to notify the information regarding the vehicle identification when the driving controller causes the vehicle to travel toward a position at which the user is located.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Yamanaka, Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Yuki Hara, Katsuyasu Yamane, Yoshitaka Mimura, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Publication number: 20200310457
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes a vicinity situation recognizer configured to recognize a vicinity situation of a vehicle, and a driving controller configured to control steering and acceleration or deceleration of the vehicle on the basis of a vicinity situation recognized by the vicinity situation recognizer, in which the driving controller changes a priority level of an operation when the vehicle stops near users scheduled to board the vehicle on the basis of a type of the users scheduled to board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Yuki Hara, Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Katsuyasu Yamane, Yoshitaka Mimura, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Publication number: 20200307608
    Abstract: In a vehicle control device of an embodiment, a recognizer that recognizes the presence or absence and type of article carried by a user who uses a vehicle and an instrument controller that controls a vehicle-mounted instrument are included, and the instrument controller determines a mode of control of the vehicle-mounted instrument on the basis of a recognition result of the recognizer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroshi Yamanaka, Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Yuki Hara, Katsuyasu Yamane, Yoshitaka Mimura, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Publication number: 20200307635
    Abstract: A vehicle control device of an embodiment includes a recognizer configured to recognize a peripheral situation of a vehicle and a controller configured to control a window portion of the vehicle, and the controller controls opening and closing of the window portion on the basis of a result of the recognizing has recognized a gesture which is performed by a user of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Yuki Hara, Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Katsuyasu Yamane, Yoshitaka Mimura, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi
  • Publication number: 20200307514
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes a recognizer configured to recognize a surrounding environment of a vehicle on the basis of a detection result of a detector configured to detect a situation outside the vehicle, a driving controller configured to perform at least one of speed control and steering control of the vehicle on the basis of a recognition result of the recognizer, and a door controller configured to perform opening control for opening a door of the vehicle. The door controller starts opening control for opening the door of the vehicle if the recognizer has recognized a predetermined motion of a user when the vehicle travels according to control of the driving controller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Katsuyasu Yamane, Yasushi Shoda, Junpei Noguchi, Yuki Hara, Yoshitaka Mimura, Hiroshi Yamanaka, Ryoma Taguchi, Yuta Takada, Chie Sugihara, Yuki Motegi, Tsubasa Shibauchi