Patents by Inventor Yasunori Hoshihara

Yasunori Hoshihara 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: 10891861
    Abstract: A receiving unit (20) receives pieces of request information indicating pieces of information requested by in-vehicle devices (3A to 3D) of vehicles (A to D) and pieces of condition information indicating the internal and external conditions of the vehicles (A to D). A delivery control unit (21) sets priorities for information transmission for types of respective pieces of information indicated by the pieces of request information and for the internal and external conditions of the vehicles (A to D) indicated by the pieces of condition information, and determines a transmission schedule for transmitting pieces of information to the in-vehicle devices (3A to 3D), on the basis of the priorities. A transmitting unit (22) transmits the pieces of information to the in-vehicle devices (3A to 3D), according to the transmission schedule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshitaka Wakisaka, Yasunori Hoshihara
  • Patent number: 10691394
    Abstract: A video delivery apparatus includes: a division unit to divide video information corresponding to one screen, which is to be delivered to each of multiple display modules constituting a display, into pieces of video information each corresponding to the number of output lines, which is N times (N is an integer of one or greater) a line indicating pixels per one line of the corresponding display module, and output the pieces of video information corresponding to the number of output lines for each of the multiple display modules; and a delivery processor to deliver the video information corresponding to one screen of the display by repetitively delivering, to the multiple display modules, delivery data obtained by multiplexing the pieces of video information corresponding to the number of output lines of the respective multiple display modules, output from the division unit, and control information indicating the target display modules to which the pieces of video information corresponding to the number of out
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroaki Hirai, Yasunori Hoshihara, Kiyotaka Kato
  • Patent number: 10382096
    Abstract: A control unit (22) controls a filter (30) of a communication device (3a) by wired communication via a LCX (4a) to pass or cut off a signal in a wireless frequency band, to cause the LCX (4a) and LCX (4b) to function as a single antenna or a plurality of antennas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Nakatsukasa, Yasunori Hoshihara, Hisao Nakano
  • Publication number: 20190130740
    Abstract: A receiving unit (20) receives pieces of request information indicating pieces of information requested by in-vehicle devices (3A to 3D) of vehicles (A to D) and pieces of condition information indicating the internal and external conditions of the vehicles (A to D). A delivery control unit (21) sets priorities for information transmission for types of respective pieces of information indicated by the pieces of request information and for the internal and external conditions of the vehicles (A to D) indicated by the pieces of condition information, and determines a transmission schedule for transmitting pieces of information to the in-vehicle devices (3A to 3D), on the basis of the priorities. A transmitting unit (22) transmits the pieces of information to the in-vehicle devices (3A to 3D), according to the transmission schedule.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2016
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshitaka WAKISAKA, Yasunori HOSHIHARA
  • Patent number: 10235117
    Abstract: Among screen data in which screens for displaying sets of application information generated by a plurality of application units (30-60) in a normal display form are drawn and screen data in which screens for displaying the sets of application information in a simplified display form are drawn, screen data with the screen for normal display is selected for the application data matched to an intended-use of each display device, and screen data with the screen for simplified display is selected for the application data unmatched to the intended use of each display device, to thereby generate based on these selected screen data, display-screen data for each display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasunori Hoshihara, Yoshihiko Mori, Takeshi Mitsui
  • Publication number: 20180351603
    Abstract: A control unit (22) controls a filter (30) of a communication device (3a) by wired communication via a LCX (4a) to pass or cut off a signal in a wireless frequency band, to cause the LCX (4a) and LCX (4b) to function as a single antenna or a plurality of antennas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2015
    Publication date: December 6, 2018
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro NAKATSUKASA, Yasunori HOSHIHARA, Hisao NAKANO
  • Publication number: 20180329668
    Abstract: A video delivery apparatus includes: a division unit to divide video information corresponding to one screen, which is to be delivered to each of multiple display modules constituting a display, into pieces of video information each corresponding to the number of output lines, which is N times (N is an integer of one or greater) a line indicating pixels per one line of the corresponding display module, and output the pieces of video information corresponding to the number of output lines for each of the multiple display modules; and a delivery processor to deliver the video information corresponding to one screen of the display by repetitively delivering, to the multiple display modules, delivery data obtained by multiplexing the pieces of video information corresponding to the number of output lines of the respective multiple display modules, output from the division unit, and control information indicating the target display modules to which the pieces of video information corresponding to the number of out
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 7, 2016
    Publication date: November 15, 2018
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroaki HIRAI, Yasunori HOSHIHARA, Kiyotaka KATO
  • Publication number: 20180241420
    Abstract: A shield box unit installed inside a vehicle and storing a mobile wireless terminal blocks external radio waves.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2015
    Publication date: August 23, 2018
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hisao NAKANO, Yasunori HOSHIHARA, Masahiro NAKATSUKASA
  • Publication number: 20180213204
    Abstract: A video delivery device includes a transmitting/receiving unit for transmitting/receiving a 2D or 3D video signal to/from one or more display devices connected via a ring network. The transmitting/receiving unit includes an UL transmitting unit and an UL receiving unit for transmitting and receiving a video signal via an uplink of the ring network, and a DL transmitting unit and a DL receiving unit for transmitting and receiving a video signal via a downlink. For transmitting/receiving a 2D video signal, the DL transmitting unit and the DL receiving unit transmit and receive the 2D video signal. For transmitting/receiving a 3D video signal, the DL transmitting unit and the DL receiving unit transmit and receive a left-eye video signal, and the UL transmitting unit and the UL receiving unit transmit and receive a right-eye video signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2015
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasunori HOSHIHARA, Kiyotaka KATO
  • Publication number: 20170127112
    Abstract: A vehicle image transmission system has AV devices which are capable of connecting mobile data terminals and are connected in a multistage fashion through wire. Each of the AV devices includes a display unit; a communication processing unit to receive a communication signal transmitted across the AV devices, and to superimpose and transmit uncompressed video data of the mobile data terminal connected to the self AV device through wire; and an AV integrated processing unit to cause the display unit to display at least one of the uncompressed video data of the mobile data terminal connected to the self AV device through wire and the uncompressed video data which is of the mobile data terminal connected to another one of the AV devices through wire, and has been superimposed on the communication signal the communication processing unit receives.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2014
    Publication date: May 4, 2017
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasunori HOSHIHARA, Kiyotaka KATO
  • Publication number: 20170066375
    Abstract: Disclosed is a vehicle-mounted display device 1 including a plurality of displays 9-1 to 9-m mounted in a vehicle, a plurality of operation receivers respectively corresponding to the plurality of displays 9-1 to 9-m, an image acquirer 3 to acquire a plurality of camera images from a plurality of externally-mounted cameras that shoot surroundings of the vehicle, an image processing controller 2a to, when one operation receivers accepts a passenger's operation of selecting a camera image to be displayed on the corresponding display from among the plurality of camera images, issue a command to generate image data to be displayed on the display, and an image integration processor 4 to, for each of the displays 9-1 to 9-m, select a camera image to be displayed on the display from among the plurality of camera images according to the command, to generate the image data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2014
    Publication date: March 9, 2017
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kiyotaka KATO, Yasunori HOSHIHARA
  • Patent number: 9253657
    Abstract: A wireless communication device includes first wireless communication unit 2 for performing wireless communication with information terminal 21 through wireless LAN, and for obtaining frequency channel of interference wave by detecting interference wave due to wireless communication through wireless LAN between information terminal 24 and portable information terminal 25; second wireless communication unit 3, third wireless communication unit 4, . . . , nth wireless communication unit 5 for performing wireless communication with mobile terminal 22 or wireless headphone 23 by Bluetooth or wireless audio; channel aggregation unit 10 for setting the frequency channel of first wireless communication unit 2 at the same frequency channel as the frequency channel of interference wave the first wireless communication unit 2 obtains; and assignment control unit 9 for allocating frequency channels of the second, third, . . .
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasunori Hoshihara, Hisao Nakano
  • Publication number: 20150352955
    Abstract: A moving body state informing apparatus includes a vehicle information acquiring unit 2 that acquires vehicle information indicating various states of a vehicle; a state deciding unit 3 that decides the general state of the vehicle by estimating as a whole the contents of the various states of the vehicle indicated by the vehicle information the vehicle information acquiring unit 2 acquires; and an informing processor 4 that outputs the general state of the vehicle the state deciding unit 3 decides to an output unit 6 to give information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2013
    Publication date: December 10, 2015
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshihiko MORI, Takuji MORIMOTO, Yasunori HOSHIHARA
  • Publication number: 20150254041
    Abstract: Among screen data in which screens for displaying sets of application information generated by a plurality of application units (30-60) in a normal display form are drawn and screen data in which screens for displaying the sets of application information in a simplified display form are drawn, screen data with the screen for normal display is selected for the application data matched to an intended-use of each display device, and screen data with the screen for simplified display is selected for the application data unmatched to the intended use of each display device, to thereby generate based on these selected screen data, display-screen data for each display device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2013
    Publication date: September 10, 2015
    Applicant: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Yasunori Hoshihara, Yoshihiko Mori, Takeshi Mitsui
  • Patent number: 9088340
    Abstract: A wireless communication apparatus includes: attenuators provided in wireless devices for attenuating an input level of a reception signal; a monitoring unit for monitoring communication states of the wireless devices; and a control unit that performs control to determine whether or not the input level of the reception signal of the wireless device to be controlled out of the wireless devices will be excessive because of a wireless communication to be performed by the second wireless device other than the wireless device to be controlled, based on the communication states of the wireless devices monitored by the monitoring unit and to attenuate the input level of the reception signal by operating the attenuator of the wireless device when determination is made that the input level of the reception signal will be excessive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2015
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Yasunori Hoshihara, Hisao Nakano
  • Patent number: 9036501
    Abstract: A wireless communication device comprises: a detector configured to detect an interference wave and a frequency of the interference wave, the interference wave causing radio interference in the wireless communication; an interference avoidance controller configured to predict duration where the wireless communication is affected by radio interference due to the interference wave, and configured to issue a command for avoiding the radio interference due to the interference wave when the predicted duration exceeds a threshold time period; and a frequency controller configured to control frequencies used in the wireless communication to exclude the frequency of the interference wave in accordance with the command for avoiding the radio interference issued by the interference avoidance controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2015
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Hisao Nakano, Yasunori Hoshihara
  • Patent number: 8954223
    Abstract: A charge guidance apparatus includes a history creation retaining unit 23 for creating history information about a charging spot, charge start time and charging duration of a battery 14 of a vehicle 1; a learning processing unit 24 for learning a usual charging spot and charging period of time of the vehicle 1 from the charging spot, charge start time and charging duration of the battery 14 of the vehicle 1 with the frequency of charges executed being not less than a prescribed number of times, which are extracted from the history information; a decision processing unit 25 for deciding whether to give charge guidance or not based on whether the vehicle 1 is in the usual charging spot and charging period of time; and a charge guidance processing unit 26 for giving charge guidance in accordance with a decision result of the decision processing unit 25.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2015
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Yasunori Hoshihara, Kazuyuki Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20140349594
    Abstract: A wireless communication apparatus includes: attenuators provided in wireless devices for attenuating an input level of a reception signal; a monitoring unit for monitoring communication states of the wireless devices; and a control unit that performs control to determine whether or not the input level of the reception signal of the wireless device to be controlled out of the wireless devices will be excessive because of a wireless communication to be performed by the second wireless device other than the wireless device to be controlled, based on the communication states of the wireless devices monitored by the monitoring unit and to attenuate the input level of the reception signal by operating the attenuator of the wireless device when determination is made that the input level of the reception signal will be excessive.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2011
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Applicant: MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasunori Hoshihara, Hisao Nakano
  • Patent number: 8649463
    Abstract: In UWB communication based on an MB-OFDM communication scheme, when a jamming interference is detected within a receiving frequency band, the frequency of a local signal LO is altered to a frequency that will cause the jamming to be converted to a frequency outside the pass band of an LPF.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2014
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Hisao Nakano, Yasunori Hoshihara
  • Patent number: 8630589
    Abstract: Individual radio sets 12a-12e constituting an onboard radio communication system operate together with an adjacent vehicle detection unit (ultrasonic sensors 13a-13e) for detecting a second vehicle adjacent to a first vehicle 11. When it detects the adjacent vehicle, a radio interference decision unit constituting the radio sets 12a-12e decides radio interference due to an onboard radio communication system with the same radio scheme. When it detects the radio interference, a frequency channel switching unit constituting the radio sets 12a-12e switches the frequency channel to be used to avoid the interference of the radio waves.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2014
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
    Inventors: Yasunori Hoshihara, Kazuyuki Tanaka, Kinichiro Nishiyama