Patents by Inventor Yasuyuki Ito

Yasuyuki Ito 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: 20210057754
    Abstract: An electrochemical device of the present invention includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode, and a separator disposed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode. The positive electrode includes a positive current collector containing aluminum, a positive electrode material layer containing a conductive polymer, and an aluminum oxide layer disposed on a surface of the positive current collector. The aluminum oxide layer contains fluorine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2019
    Publication date: February 25, 2021
    Inventors: HIROKI HAYASHI, TAKUMI YAMAGUCHI, NAO MATSUMURA, YASUYUKI ITO, MOTOHIRO SAKATA, HIDEO SAKATA
  • Patent number: 10923296
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a positive electrode for a power storage device includes the steps of: preparing a current collector that includes a first region and a second region on a surface of the current collector, the first region having a carbon layer formed on the surface, the second region having the surface exposed; and forming a conductive polymer layer selectively on a surface of the carbon layer by immersing the current collector in an electrolytic solution containing a raw material monomer and then conducting electrolytic polymerization of the raw material monomer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tougo Endou, Yasuyuki Ito, Susumu Nomoto, Nao Matsumura, Hiroki Hayashi, Makoto Akutsu
  • Publication number: 20200082179
    Abstract: A map points-of-change detection device includes: a camera capturing an image of an area around a vehicle; a bird's-eye-view transformation section transforming the image into a bird's-eye view image; a map storage portion storing a road map including a road surface map; a collation processing section determining whether a point of change in the road surface map exits, the point of change being a position at which a change has occurred on an actual road surface; and a collation region identification section that determines a region for collation in a width direction of the vehicle from the bird's-eye view image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Publication date: March 12, 2020
    Inventors: Maiko SUGIE, Yasuyuki ITO, Hiroyuki KITAGAWA, Satoru NOMURA, Tomoharu MURATE, Miyo HAMADA
  • Patent number: 10576852
    Abstract: The vehicle seat is structured by covering the pad surface with the surface layer provided with the beading, which prevents the beading formed on the vehicle seat from being rubbed and worn out by clothing of the occupant who is getting on or off the vehicle under pressure applied by the thigh or the back of the occupant, and further prevents dislocation of the beading on the seat under pulling force applied by the thigh of the occupant who is getting on or off the vehicle. The pad has a groove in which the beading is embedded. The beading is embedded in the groove famed in the pad, and the surface layer for enclosing the beading core of the beading is bonded and fixed to the bottom surface of the groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2020
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ayaru Sasaki, Hideki Kamata, Yasuyuki Ito
  • Publication number: 20200003566
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus that is communicable with an in-vehicle device includes a detection section to detect a change of a specific feature at every predetermined timing based on probe information, the specific feature being a feature on a road and used in control of automated driving. The detection section includes a first calculation section to calculate a first index based on the probe information; a second calculation section to calculate a second index based on the probe information; and a comparison section to detect a change of the specific feature by comparing the first index and the second index.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2019
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Inventors: Mamoru HOSOKAWA, Takashi UEFUJI, Yasuyuki ITO
  • Patent number: 10431394
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a capacitor excellent in reliability, of which charge-discharge characteristics are hardly deteriorated. The capacitor of the present invention includes: a capacitor element including a positive electrode and a negative electrode; and a case that stores the capacitor element together with an electrolytic solution, wherein at least one of the positive electrode and the negative electrode contains activated carbon, and a sum of volumes per unit weight of pores having a pore diameter of from 30 ? to 100 ? inclusive among pores of the activated carbon is 0.2 cm3/g or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Eri Hirose, Mitsuhiro Fujita, Hiroyuki Yanagisawa, Yasuyuki Ito
  • Patent number: 10351415
    Abstract: In order to solve the issue, during recessed-shape molding for vehicle seats, of requiring a suspension step, more work, members for suspension, and increased cost in a method using suspension, a recessed-shape molding method is provided for vehicle seats having a seat frame, a seat pad covering the seat frame, and a trim cover covering the seat pad. The seat pad has a seat pad groove. An adhesive sheet is sewn on to the rear surface of the trim cover by using outer stitching, the trim cover is put on to the seat pad, then a die is pressed on to the outer stitching from the trim cover surface, the trim cover is adhered to the seat pad groove, and a recessed shape is formed. As a result, a vehicle seat having simplified molding steps and effectively reducing costs can be provided, as well as a vehicle seat molding method used for same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ayaru Sasaki, Hideki Kamata, Yasuyuki Ito, Ukyo Miyazawa
  • Patent number: 10328831
    Abstract: To make it possible to improve a low-tone reproducing ability with a simple structure in an acoustic device including speakers in a headrest. The acoustic device includes a core material of a closed structure functioning as a core of a headrest main body, acoustic speakers 50, 50 disposed in the core material, and hollow headrest stays 15, 15 that pierce through the core material. The headrest stays 15, 15 circulate the air on the inside of the core material to the outer side via hollow sections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignees: CLARION CO., LTD., TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naoki Takada, Fumiaki Nakashima, Takao Ishikawa, Takahiko Nagasawa, Yasuyuki Ito
  • Patent number: 10199179
    Abstract: An electrolytic solution for electric double layer capacitors includes an organic solvent and quaternary ammonium salt dissolved in the organic solvent. The organic solvent consists of sulfolane and chain sulfone. The quaternary ammonium salt is at least one of diethyl dimethyl ammonium salt and ethyl trimethyl ammonium salt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2019
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Ito, Hiroyuki Yanagisawa
  • Publication number: 20180374661
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing a positive electrode for a power storage device includes the steps of: preparing a current collector that includes a first region and a second region on a surface of the current collector, the first region having a carbon layer formed on the surface, the second region having the surface exposed; and forming a conductive polymer layer selectively on a surface of the carbon layer by immersing the current collector in an electrolytic solution containing a raw material monomer and then conducting electrolytic polymerization of the raw material monomer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2018
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: TOUGO ENDOU, YASUYUKI ITO, SUSUMU NOMOTO, NAO MATSUMURA, HIROKI HAYASHI, MAKOTO AKUTSU
  • Publication number: 20180375084
    Abstract: An electrochemical device positive electrode with a lead member includes a positive electrode and a lead member attached to the positive electrode. The positive electrode includes a positive current collector, a carbon layer, and an active layer. The carbon layer is disposed on a surface of the positive current collector, and contains a conductive carbon material. The active layer is supported by the positive current collector via the carbon layer disposed between the active layer and the positive current collector, and contains a conductive polymer. The lead member is in contact with the carbon layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2018
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: SHIGETAKA FURUSAWA, YASUYUKI ITO, SUSUMU NOMOTO, NAO MATSUMURA
  • Publication number: 20180323432
    Abstract: A positive electrode active material for an electrochemical device has a fiber shape or a grain-aggregate shape. The positive electrode active material includes an inner core part having a fiber shape or a grain-aggregate shape, and a superficial part covering at least part of the inner core part. The inner core part contains a first conductive polymer, and the superficial part contains a second conductive polymer that is different from the first conductive polymer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 17, 2018
    Publication date: November 8, 2018
    Inventors: HIROKI HAYASHI, NAO MATSUMURA, YASUYUKI ITO, SUSUMU NOMOTO, MAKOTO AKUTSU, TOUGO ENDOU
  • Patent number: 10099586
    Abstract: Provided is an inexpensive fixing structure for a surface skin, an operation by which is simple. A fixing structure for a surface skin, the fixing structure being used for fixing to a core 17 a surface skin 14 having an opening 22, wherein the surface skin 14 in at least the portion in which the opening 22 is formed is formed of a soft material, the opening 22 is formed by an edge part 14c of the surface skin 14, a groove 20 is formed in the core 17, and the surface skin 14 is fixed to the core 17 by the edge part 14c of the surface skin 14 being inserted into the groove 20. Since the surface skin 14 is fixed to the core 17 merely by inserting the edge part 14c of the surface skin 14 into the groove 20 in the core 17, a simple operation is realized. Since there is no need to provide the edge part 14c of the surface skin 14 with an attachment device, the fixing structure for the surface skin 14 is inexpensive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yasuyuki Ito
  • Publication number: 20180261403
    Abstract: An electrochemical device includes a positive electrode having a positive electrode material layer containing a conductive polymer doped with a first anion and a second anion, a negative electrode having a negative electrode material layer storing and releasing lithium ions, and a nonaqueous electrolytic solution having lithium ionic conductivity. The second anion is more easily dedoped from the conductive polymer than the first anion. At an end period of charge of the electrochemical device, a number of moles M1 of the first anion and a number of moles M2 of the second anion respectively doped in the conductive polymer satisfy a relationship of M1<M2. At an end period of discharge of the electrochemical device, a number of moles M3 of the first anion and a number of moles M4 of the second anion respectively doped in the conductive polymer satisfy a relationship of M3>M4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2018
    Publication date: September 13, 2018
    Inventors: SUSUMU NOMOTO, YASUYUKI ITO, NAO MATSUMURA, HIROKI HAYASHI, MAKOTO AKUTSU, TOUGO ENDOU
  • Patent number: 10064496
    Abstract: There is provided a head rest device 10 that does not impair safety of a seated person even when a secondary battery 35 is accommodated therein. An accommodation space 28 partitioned by a partitioning plate part 25 is provided inside a cushioning core material 12 of a head rest main body, and a secondary battery 35 is accommodated inside the accommodation space 28.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naoki Takada, Fumiaki Nakashima, Takao Ishikawa, Takahiko Nagasawa, Yasuyuki Ito
  • Publication number: 20180212245
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing an electrochemical device includes the following steps: a step of preparing a positive electrode, the positive electrode including a first current collector and a positive electrode layer containing a conductive polymer; a step of preparing a negative electrode, the negative electrode including a second current collector and a negative electrode layer; and a step of sealing the positive electrode, the negative electrode, and an electrolytic solution in an exterior body. The step of preparing the positive electrode includes a step of holding the positive electrode in depressurized atmosphere and then introducing gas containing CO2 as a primary component into the depressurized atmosphere.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2018
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Inventors: KIYOHIRO ISII, TAKUMA ASARI, CHIHO NOBUMORI, YASUYUKI ITO, NAO MATSUMURA
  • Patent number: 9997300
    Abstract: A capacitor electrode includes a substrate having electrical conductivity, a conductive layer formed on a surface of the substrate, and an electrode layer formed on the conductive layer. The electrode layer is allowed to adsorb and desorb ions on a surface thereof. The conductive layer contains flake graphite. A density of the conductive layer is greater than 1.1 g/cm3. An average particle size D50 of the flake graphite, which is measured by using a dynamic light scattering method, is less than or equal to 10 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Ito, Hiroyuki Yanagisawa, Koichi Morikawa, Eri Hirose, Nao Matsumura, Mitsuhiro Fujita
  • Patent number: 9981613
    Abstract: To prevent a person from experiencing discomfort when touching portions of a headrest having built-in speakers; to enable the headrest to be formed compactly by arranging the speakers close to the body of the person; and to prevent any decrease in the acoustic pressure and/or acoustic quality of sound from the speakers. Provided are: a plurality of speakers 25a, 25b; fiber pads 15 provided to the front surfaces of the speakers 25a, 25b; a sound-insulating pad 16 provided between the fiber pads 15; and a surface skin 9 for covering the speakers 25a, 25b, the fiber pads 15, and the sound-insulating pad 16, the fiber pads 15 being formed from an elastic material that has a three-dimensional-mesh structure therein, and the sound-insulating pad 16 being formed from an elastic material for minimizing the transmission of sound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Ito, Takahiko Nagasawa, Naoki Takada, Fumiaki Nakashima, Takao Ishikawa
  • Patent number: 9975459
    Abstract: To make it possible to provide an acoustic device in a headrest device such that a standard of a shock is satisfied and the performance of the acoustic device can be efficiently exhibited. In the headrest device, a shock resistant surface is formed in a core material of a headrest main body, an opening is formed in the shock resistant surface, and a non-contact type acoustic microphone is disposed on the inner side of the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignees: CLARION CO., LTD., TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naoki Takada, Fumiaki Nakashima, Takao Ishikawa, Takahiko Nagasawa, Yasuyuki Ito, Junpei Yoshikawa
  • Publication number: 20170349429
    Abstract: In order to solve the issue, during recessed-shape molding for vehicle seats, of requiring a suspension step, more work, members for suspension, and increased cost in a method using suspension, a recessed-shape molding method is provided for vehicle seats having a seat frame, a seat pad covering the seat frame, and a trim cover covering the seat pad. The seat pad has a seat pad groove. An adhesive sheet is sewn on to the rear surface of the trim cover by using outer stitching, the trim cover is put on to the seat pad, then a die is pressed on to the outer stitching from the trim cover surface, the trim cover is adhered to the seat pad groove, and a recessed shape is formed. As a result, a vehicle seat having simplified molding steps and effectively reducing costs can be provided, as well as a vehicle seat molding method used for same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 9, 2015
    Publication date: December 7, 2017
    Inventors: Ayaru SASAKI, Hideki KAMATA, Yasuyuki ITO, Ukyo MIYAZAWA