Patents by Inventor Yo Ito

Yo 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: 20210005094
    Abstract: A management system that comprises a movement management part that: communicates via communication devices with a plurality of mobile bodies that include autonomous mobile bodies that comprise an autonomous control part that is for autonomous movement; and manages the movement of the plurality of mobile bodies. The autonomous mobile bodies comprise a display device that performs outward-facing display. The movement management part has a superiority determination part that, on the basis of individual information for the plurality of mobile bodies, determines a preference ranking for the movement of the plurality of mobile bodies. The autonomous mobile bodies comprise a display control part that controls the display of the display device in accordance with the preference ranking determined by the superiority determination part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Yo Ito, Makoto Nagai, Shotaro Odate, Takashi Sono, Akihiko Fujiwara, Kohei Matsumoto, Fumiya Hirose
  • Patent number: 10880694
    Abstract: A service assistance device includes an acquirer configured to acquire position information associated with each of a plurality of users and movement direction information associated with each of the plurality of users; a group former configured to group some or all of the plurality of users on the basis of the position information and the movement direction information; and a service specifier configured to specify a service for the users on the basis of attributes of the users included in the group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naotoshi Fujimoto, Yo Ito, Seiichi Yamamoto, Susumu Iwamoto
  • Patent number: 10787691
    Abstract: A method for producing an L-amino acid such as L-glutamic acid is provided. An L-amino acid is produced by culturing in a medium a bacterium having an L-amino acid-producing ability, which has been modified so that the activity of a c1795 protein is reduced or the activity of a protein of which the expression is repressed by a c1795 protein is increased, and collecting the L-amino acid from the medium or cells of the bacterium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: AJINOMOTO CO., INC.
    Inventors: Hiromi Noguchi, Yo Nishiyama, Yoshihiro Ito
  • Publication number: 20200239920
    Abstract: A method for producing an L-amino acid such as L-glutamic acid is provided. An L-amino acid is produced by culturing in a medium a bacterium having an L-amino acid-producing ability, which has been modified so that the activity of a c1795 protein is reduced or the activity of a protein of which the expression is repressed by a c1795 protein is increased, and collecting the L-amino acid from the medium or cells of the bacterium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: AJINOMOTO CO., INC.
    Inventors: Hiromi Noguchi, Yo Nishiyama, Yoshihiro Ito
  • Publication number: 20200207419
    Abstract: An automated driving vehicle includes: a traveling unit to which an upper structure can be attached and which does not have a passenger compartment; and a connector provided in the traveling unit and connected to the upper structure detachably attached to the traveling unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: July 2, 2020
    Inventors: Shun Iwasaki, Hisao Asaumi, Kentaro Ishisaka, Izumi Kondo, Satoshi Koike, Tomohisa Manabe, Yo Ito, Yuki Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20200197791
    Abstract: An in-vehicle performance device is an in-vehicle performance device that performs a game that is played by an occupant in a vehicle, and includes a motion detector configured to detect a motion of the occupant irrelevant to driving the vehicle, a display configured to display an image visually recognizable by the occupant, and a display controller configured to display a response image according to the motion of the occupant on the display on the basis of the motion of the occupant detected by the motion detector, and output a result of a game based on a predetermined rule.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Inventors: Shun Iwasaki, Hisao Asaumi, Kentaro Ishisaka, Izumi Kondo, Satoshi Koike, Tomohisa Manabe, Yo Ito, Yuki Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20200175633
    Abstract: A rideshare management system includes: a communicator configured to communicate with a plurality of terminal devices used by a plurality of users; an acquirer configured to acquire use requests from the plurality of users in which a use condition including at least a desired access place is defined; a user arrival situation monitor configured to monitor an arrival situation of the users at a predetermined place derived according to the desired access place; and a service manager configured to search for an available vehicle according to the use condition included in the use requests and determine a vehicle service schedule and configured to determine a user accessing the vehicle at the predetermined place according to the arrival situation of the users monitored by the user arrival situation monitor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Naotoshi Fujimoto, Yo Ito, Seiichi Yamamoto, Susumu Iwamoto
  • Publication number: 20200175558
    Abstract: A ridesharing management device includes: a communicator configured to communicate with a plurality of terminal devices used by a plurality of users; an acquirer configured to acquire pick-up requests of the plurality of users in which a use condition including at least a desired pick-up place is defined; and a service manager configured to perform a grouping process of grouping users associated with the use condition and an allocating process of allocating a vehicle which is able to be used by the grouped users according to the use condition included in the pick-up request and configured to determine a pick-up place at which the allocated vehicle is picked up so that the grouped users are able to be assembled according to results of the grouping process and the allocating process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: June 4, 2020
    Inventors: Naotoshi Fujimoto, Yo Ito, Susumu Iwamoto, Seiichi Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20200164899
    Abstract: An information processing system includes an acquirer configured to acquire a boarding request, a deriver configured to derive, when an action schedule of an automatic driving vehicle includes a standby state based on a boarding request acquired by the acquirer, a usage charge of the automatic driving vehicle reflecting a cost generated in a traveling state in which the automatic driving vehicle carries a user and travels and a cost generated in the standby state, and an output configured to output information including the usage charge derived by the deriver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: May 28, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Kentaro Ishisaka, Nobuyuki Watanabe, Kovi Ahego, Christopher Lang, Liyan Liu, Yo Ito, Hirotaka Uchitomi
  • Publication number: 20200158520
    Abstract: A map update apparatus includes: a storage part that stores map information; an acquisition part that acquires, from a vehicle, sensor detection information based on a detection result of a sensor that is provided on the vehicle; and an estimation part that estimates a position of an entrance of a facility of which a position of an entrance is unknown among facilities that are included in the map information based on the sensor detection information that is acquired by the acquisition part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Kentaro Ishisaka, Nobuyuki Watanabe, Kovi Ahego, Christopher Lang, Liyan Liu, Yo Ito, Hirotaka Uchitomi
  • Publication number: 20200159251
    Abstract: A vehicle includes a communicator configured to receive driving information from a management server, a controller configured to drive the vehicle on the basis of the driving information from the communicator, a manager configured to manage a compartment of the vehicle in which a service user receives a service from a service provider, and an interface set up in association with service-related information provided by the service provider and the compartment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Shun Iwasaki, Hisao Asaumi, Kentaro Ishisaka, Izumi Kondo, Satoshi Koike, Tomohisa Manabe, Yo Ito, Yuki Hayashi, Yuji Yasui, Shion Tokunaga, Nobuyuki Watanabe, Kazuki Nishioka, Yudai Hirohata, Hisakazu Yamane, Takayuki Shimoyamada, Kovi Ahego, Liyan Liu, Hirotaka Uchitomi, Masashi Yuki, Takafumi Hirose, Jun Ito, Rie Fukushima, Masaaki Onoda, Christopher Lang
  • Publication number: 20200160707
    Abstract: The present invention provides a vehicle control system including an acquisition unit that acquires information relating to a situation of a transit point of autonomous driving, and a determination unit that determines whether an autonomously driven vehicle will pass the transit point based on the information acquired by the acquisition unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Hisao Asaumi, Shion Tokunaga, Masashi Yuki, Yo Ito, Hirotaka Uchitomi
  • Publication number: 20200159014
    Abstract: An image providing system for vehicles includes an imaging unit; a display unit which generates a virtual image of a person; a communication unit which connects for communication to an apparatus outside a vehicle; and a seat occupancy detection unit which detects a seat occupancy state in the vehicle, wherein the display unit controls a display mode of the virtual image on the basis of the seat occupancy state in the vehicle detected by the seat occupancy detection unit in an operating state of the communication unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Hisao Asaumi, Shion Tokunaga, Masashi Yuki, Yo Ito, Hirotaka Uchitomi
  • Publication number: 20200160335
    Abstract: A vehicle payment support device includes: an acquirer configured to acquire payment information of a fee which is able to be associated with identification information of a vehicle providing a service from a fee collection system; and an associator configured to associate the service from the vehicle and the payment information with identification information of the vehicle and determine a charged amount based on association of a price of the service by the vehicle and a price of a service or a product of which payment is confirmed by the fee collection system with the identification information of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Kentaro Ishisaka, Nobuyuki Watanabe, Kovi Ahego, Christopher Lang, Liyan Liu, Yo Ito, Hirotaka Uchitomi
  • Publication number: 20200143940
    Abstract: An automated driving vehicle (200) includes a communication device (220), a biometric information acquirer (240), and an automated driving controller (250). The communication device (220) is configured to transmit biometric information acquired by the biometric information acquirer (240) to an external device and receives a response signal including attribute information for the transmitted biometric information. The automated driving controller (250) is configured to execute automated driving according to route information formed on the basis of the attribute information included in the received response signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2018
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Hisao Asaumi, Shion Tokunaga, Masashi Yuki, Yo Ito, Hirotaka Uchitomi
  • Publication number: 20200125850
    Abstract: An information providing system includes an imager, a display which displays an image captured by the imager, an identifier which analyzes the image captured by the imager and identifies event types indicated by semantic information included in the image, and a display controller which causes the display to display an image corresponding to a predetermined event type from among the event types identified by the identifier.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Kentaro Ishisaka, Nobuyuki Watanabe, Kovi Ahego, Christopher Lang, Liyan Liu, Yo Ito, Hirotaka Uchitomi
  • Publication number: 20200126419
    Abstract: An event vehicle dispatch device includes: an event notifier configured to notify a plurality of vehicles or owners of the vehicles of an event held in an area in which the plurality of vehicles are able to park; and an adjuster configured to adjust the number of vehicles corresponding to vehicle attributes of vehicles arriving at the area based on the vehicle attribute of each of the plurality of vehicles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2018
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Kentaro Ishisaka, Nobuyuki Watanabe, Kovi Ahego, Christopher Lang, Liyan Liu, Yo Ito, Hirotaka Uchitomi
  • Publication number: 20200117195
    Abstract: A medical network system includes medical examination equipment 300 and a medical diagnosis terminal communicator 420 installed at a community center CC, an automated driving vehicle 200 in which a round doctor DR rides, and a determiner 110 that determines a next vehicle allocation schedule of the automated driving vehicle 200. The automated driving vehicle 200 includes a communication device and a navigation device. The medical diagnosis terminal communicator 420 transmits a medical examination result according to the medical examination equipment 300 to the communication device disposed in the automated driving vehicle 200. The navigation device outputs biological information based on the medical examination result received by the communication device to the round doctor DR.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2018
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Hisao Asaumi, Shion Tokunaga, Masashi Yuki, Yo Ito, Hirotaka Uchitomi
  • Publication number: 20200114925
    Abstract: An interaction device includes an acquisition unit that acquires recognition information of a user and a responding unit that responds to the recognition information acquired by the acquisition unit, and the responding unit derives an indicator indicating an emotional state of the user on the basis of the recognition information and determines a response content in a form based on the derived indicator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Shun Iwasaki, Hisao Asaumi, Kentaro Ishisaka, Izumi Kondo, Satoshi Koike, Tomohisa Manabe, Yo Ito, Yuki Hayashi
  • Publication number: 20200116495
    Abstract: An information-processing device of the present invention includes an acquisition unit that acquires sensor detection information indicating a detection result from a sensor mounted in a vehicle, a derivation unit that derives a plurality of indices for a surrounding environment based on the sensor detection information acquired by the acquisition unit, and an evaluation unit that evaluates attribute information of a point at which the sensor detection information is acquired based on the plurality of indices derived by the derivation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2018
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Kentaro Ishisaka, Nobuyuki Watanabe, Kovi Ahego, Christopher Lang, Liyan Liu, Yo Ito, Hirotaka Uchitomi