Patents by Inventor Yuichi TSUNEKAWA

Yuichi TSUNEKAWA 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: 11061248
    Abstract: A noncontact operation detecting device includes a detecting means configured to be able to detect whether or not an object is present at each of a plurality of points to be observed, which are set in a space, an operation decision section configured to determine, on the basis of a detection result detected by the detecting means, whether or not a gesture operation has been performed, and an aerial image displaying device configured to be able to display an aerial image showing locations of the plurality of points to be observed, in the space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 13, 2021
    Assignees: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD., UTSUNOMIYA UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Yuichi Tsunekawa, Kazuhito Kawamura, Hirotsugu Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20200386031
    Abstract: In order to notify a user of a vehicle of a sensor position in an easily understandable manner to easily open and close a vehicle door by an operation performed by the user of the vehicle, a vehicle door opening/closing device includes: a road surface projection unit configured to project a display representing a position at which shape identification is performed, on a road surface around a vehicle; a shape identification unit configured to perform identification of a shape of an object in a predetermined road surface range including the display projected by the road surface projection unit; and a control unit configured to drive opening or closing of a vehicle door when the shape that is identified by the shape identification unit for the object in the predetermined road surface range represents a shape of a foot portion of a person.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 11, 2019
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Yuichi TSUNEKAWA, Hitoshi HORIBE
  • Publication number: 20200124867
    Abstract: A noncontact operation detecting device includes a detecting means configured to be able to detect whether or not an object is present at each of a plurality of points to be observed, which are set in a space, an operation decision section configured to determine, on the basis of a detection result detected by the detecting means, whether or not a gesture operation has been performed, and an aerial image displaying device configured to be able to display an aerial image showing locations of the plurality of points to be observed, in the space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2019
    Publication date: April 23, 2020
    Inventors: Yuichi TSUNEKAWA, Kazuhito KAWAMURA, Hirotsugu YAMAMOTO