Patents by Inventor Yuji Suzuki

Yuji Suzuki 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: 11906963
    Abstract: A vehicle display device is provided, the vehicle display device including a communication section configured to receive an image of a remote driver remotely operating a vehicle, an external vehicle display section configured to display an image externally to the vehicle, and a display control section configured to cause the image of the remote driver received by the communication section to be displayed on the external vehicle display section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shunsuke Tanimori, Toshiki Kindo, Yuji Suzuki, Mutsumi Matsuura, Tomoaki Miyazawa
  • Patent number: 11900331
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus disclosed has a controller configured to execute the processing of, when a first vehicle body unit on which a first vending machine is mounted is laid at a specific place, determining a time for maintenance defined as a time to perform maintenance of the first vending machine, and sending a replacement command to a chassis unit that is configured in such a way as to be capable of travelling autonomously and being coupled to and separated from a vehicle body unit, as per the time for maintenance. The replacement command is a command to transport a second vehicle body unit on which a second vending machine is mounted to the specific place and retrieve the first vehicle body unit from the specific place.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Katsuhisa Yoshikawa, Yuji Suzuki, Keita Yamazaki, Kei Matsumoto, Hiroyuki Ito, Takashi Ogawa, Yukiya Sugiyama, Masaru Ando, Yasushi Fujiwara, Azusa Nakagame, Erina Toyama
  • Patent number: 11894774
    Abstract: A power converter includes a capacitor and a substrate on which a plurality of switching elements for power conversion are mounted. The power converter includes a cooler for cooling the plurality of switching elements and a housing that accommodates the capacitor, the substrate, and the cooler. The power converter includes a power connector exposed from the housing and an output connector exposed from the housing. The power converter includes a plurality of lines that include a plurality of power lines each electrically connected to the capacitor, given switching elements, and the power connector. The plurality of lines include a plurality of output lines each electrically connected to given switching elements and the output connector. At least one among the plurality of lines is a line that includes a conductive pattern formed on the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 23, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuji Suzuki, Motohito Hori, Akio Toba, Ikuya Sato, Yasuhito Tanaka, Masamichi Iwasaki, Masaaki Ajima, Nobuaki Ohguri
  • Publication number: 20230331895
    Abstract: Provided is a water soluble resol-type phenol resin, in which an unreacted phenol content is 0.1% by mass or less and an unreacted aldehyde content is 0.1% by mass or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2021
    Publication date: October 19, 2023
    Applicant: SUMITOMO BAKELITE CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuji Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20230310826
    Abstract: A connection mechanism 242 of the present invention is configured such that, in a state where an inclined end surface 536 of a male connection portion 500 is brought into contact with a protruding portion 618 of a female connection portion 600, by moving the male connection portion 500 toward the female connection portion 600, the male connection portion 500 rotates and the protruding portion 618 is inserted into a guide portion 534 and a connector 532 is connected to an adapter 610. The lock mechanism 243 is configured such that the protrusion 704 of the male lock portion 700 comes in contact with a wall 858 of a circumferential recess 842 disposed in a proximal cylindrical member 806 of the female lock portion 800, and in this state, the proximal cylindrical member 806 is further moved toward a proximal fixing member 804 against an urging force of a spring 854, and then the male lock portion 700 is rotated to move to a space 856 of the circumferential recess 842.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2023
    Publication date: October 5, 2023
    Applicant: GENESIS MEDTECH JAPAN CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuji SUZUKI, Takeshi ITO, Kenji TAIRA
  • Publication number: 20230282550
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes an elongated cooler through which a refrigerant flows; a plurality of semiconductor modules, each including one or more semiconductor elements; and a passive element configured to drive the plurality of semiconductor modules, the cooler includes a first cooling surface; and a second cooling surface opposing the first cooling surface, the plurality of semiconductor modules is arrayed in a longitudinal direction of the cooler and is coupled to, or is in contact with, the first cooling surface, and the passive element is coupled to, or is in contact with, the second cooling surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2023
    Publication date: September 7, 2023
    Applicant: FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ginji UCHIBE, Yuji SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20230232599
    Abstract: A cooler includes a main body extending in the Y direction. The main body includes: (i) an outer wall including an outer surface on which a semiconductor module is to be arranged, and an inner surface; (ii) an inflow path extending in the Y direction, and having an end into which a refrigerant flows; (iii) an outflow path extending in the Y direction, and having an end from which the refrigerant flows out; and (iv) cooling flow paths having the inner surface as a part of a wall surface. The cooling flow paths are arrayed in the Y direction, extend in the X direction, and are positioned between the inflow and outflow paths and the outer wall in the Z direction. Each of the cooling flow paths causes the inflow path and the outflow path to communicate with each other in the X direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 29, 2022
    Publication date: July 20, 2023
    Applicant: FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuji SUZUKI, Yasutaka SANUKI
  • Publication number: 20230232581
    Abstract: A cooler includes: a cooling wall including a first surface and a second surface; a first path extending in a first direction and having an inlet for a refrigerant; a second path extending in the first direction and having an outlet for the refrigerant; a cooling path causing the first path to communicate with the second path in a second direction intersecting the first direction; a partition spaced from the cooling wall in a third direction perpendicular to the first surface, separating the first and second paths from the cooling paths, and including a third surface constituting a part of a wall surface of the first path, the third surface including a first portion and a second portion differing from the first portion in position in the third direction. The first path includes a first gas retaining space defined by the first and second portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2022
    Publication date: July 20, 2023
    Applicant: FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ginji UCHIBE, Yasutaka SANUKI, Yuji SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 11640165
    Abstract: A remote driving service processing device includes a general user terminal by which a remote driving service is requested for moving a vehicle to a destination, a remote operation terminal by which the vehicle is remotely operated, and a server that, if the vehicle does not satisfy a requirement for ending the remote driving service when the vehicle arrives at the destination, sends an and permission request to end the remote driving service, which is received from the remote operation terminal, to the general user terminal, and, when receiving a consent to end the remote driving service from the general user terminal as a response to the end permission request, sends the consent to end to the remote operation terminal and ends the remote driving service.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 2, 2023
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuji Suzuki, Mutsumi Matsuura, Tomoaki Miyazawa, Toshiki Kindo, Shunsuke Tanimori
  • Patent number: 11584399
    Abstract: A driving handover control device includes a memory and a processor coupled to the memory. In a case in which driving is handed over from a first state in which a vehicle is traveling by remote driving by a first driver from outside the vehicle or by occupant driving by the first driver in the vehicle, to a second state in which the vehicle travels by the remote driving or the occupant driving by a second driver who is different from the first driver, the processor is configured to cause transition from the first state to a third state in which the vehicle is caused to travel by automatic driving, and then cause transition from the third state to the second state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2023
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshiki Kindo, Yuji Suzuki, Mutsumi Matsuura, Tomoaki Miyazawa, Shunsuke Tanimori, Kuniaki Jinnai, Kohta Tarao, Yoshihiro Maekawa, Hiroki Awano, Tae Sugimura, Tomoyuki Kuriyama, Yusuke Yokota, Makoto Matsushita, Yasuki Nakagawa, Atsushi Hanawa
  • Patent number: 11580583
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a technique that enables customization of a vehicle. In an information processing apparatus, a controller presents vehicle units extracted from among a plurality of types of under units each of which is provided with a driving mechanism configured to cause wheels to rotate and a plurality of types of upper units to be loaded on any of the under units to a user, the vehicle units being combinable as a vehicle. Furthermore, the controller executes: accepting selection by a user from among the presented vehicle units; and calculating a fee in the case of providing the selected vehicle units.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2023
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Hiroki Yabushita, Keiichi Kondo, Kaori Takahashi, Jin Xin, Daisuke Mizushima, Satoru Ando, Takeshi Murakami, Yuchi Yamanouchi, Kenta Miyahara, Katsuhisa Yoshikawa, Yuji Suzuki, Keita Yamazaki, Kei Matsumoto, Hiroyuki Ito, Takashi Ogawa, Yukiya Sugiyama, Masaru Ando, So Sawahira, Rina Mukai, Azusa Nakagame, Erina Toyama, Yasushi Fujiwara
  • Patent number: 11565905
    Abstract: A cutting device is configured to cut, in an arc shape, an end of a sheet conveyed in a conveyance direction. The cutting device includes an arc-shaped cutting blade; a switching mechanism; and a contact-and-separation mechanism. The switching mechanism is configured to switch a posture of the cutting blade in accordance with a position of the sheet facing the cutting blade. The contact-and-separation mechanism is configured to bring the cutting blade into contact with the sheet in a contact direction orthogonal to a surface of the sheet and away from the sheet in a separation direction opposite the contact direction, to cut the end of the sheet in the arc shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuusuke Shibasaki, Yuji Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11568509
    Abstract: A transportation request processing device includes: a memory; and a processor coupled to the memory, and configured to: receive, from a terminal of an orderer, a transportation request to transport a target person or object to a destination by a vehicle traveling by remote driving and to deliver the target person or object to a recipient, divide a task corresponding to the transportation request into a remote driving task of causing the vehicle to travel by remote driving, and a safety check task of checking a periphery of the vehicle when delivering the target person or object to the recipient at the destination, and transmit information of the remote driving task to a first terminal of a first contractor who will undertake the remote driving task, and transmit information of the safety check task to a second terminal of a second contractor who will undertake the safety check task.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshiki Kindo, Yuji Suzuki, Mutsumi Matsuura, Tomoaki Miyazawa, Shunsuke Tanimori
  • Publication number: 20220402797
    Abstract: [Object]To provide a method and a system capable of, when a predetermined amount of biomass raw material is to be stored, controlling fermentation of the biomass raw material and further storing the biomass raw material safely for a predetermined period of time. [Solving Means]The biomass raw material storage method of the present invention. is configured such that it includes a raw material analysis step of analyzing an amount of nutrients contained in an accepted organic energy resource, a raw material storage tank selection step of selecting, from among a plurality of raw material storage tanks, a raw material storage tank for storing the analyzed organic energy resource as biomass raw material, in reference to a result of the analysis and according to the amounts of nutrients contained in the organic energy resource, and a raw material fermentation controlling step of controlling fermentation of the biomass raw material in the raw material storage tank in which the biomass raw material is stored.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2019
    Publication date: December 22, 2022
    Inventor: Yuji SUZUKI
  • Patent number: 11513512
    Abstract: A remote driving service processing device includes: a general user terminal by which a requester applies for a remote driving service for moving a vehicle to a destination; a remote control terminal by which a remote driver remotely control the vehicle and sends a remote driving service termination permission request for terminating the remote driving service when the vehicle is having difficulty reaching the destination; and a server that sends a termination approval to the remote control terminal and terminates the remote driving service when (i) transferring the remote driving service termination permission request received from the remote control terminal to the general user terminal, and (ii) receiving a remote driving service termination consent, which is a response to the remote driving service termination permission request, from the general user terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuji Suzuki, Mutsumi Matsuura, Tomoaki Miyazawa, Toshiki Kindo, Shunsuke Tanimori
  • Publication number: 20220373270
    Abstract: Provided is a heat exchange promotion member and a heat exchanger that can improve heat transfer performance while holding down an increase in pressure drag of a fluid that exchanges heat with the heat exchange promotion member. A heat dissipation fin 14 of the present invention is a heat exchange promotion member that exchanges heat with a flowing fluid. The heat dissipation fin 14 includes a planar part 12 which is a surface substantially parallel to the fluid flowing direction and a raised part 13 that protrudes from the planar part 12 toward the fluid. The raised part 13 has a portion slanted relative to the direction in which the fluid flows, and there are a plurality of the raised parts 13 formed spaced apart from one another in the fluid flowing direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2020
    Publication date: November 24, 2022
    Applicants: Atago Manufacturing Co., Ltd., The University of Tokyo, DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Noboru Otomo, Ken Yamamoto, Kenichi Morimoto, Yuji Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20220355826
    Abstract: A driving handover control device includes a memory and a processor coupled to the memory. In a case in which driving is handed over from a first state in which a vehicle travels in accordance with instruction from a first remote operator of the vehicle to a second state in which the vehicle travels in accordance with instruction from a second remote operator who is different from the first remote operator, the processor implements a transition from the first state to a third state in which the vehicle travels autonomously without instruction from the first remote operator or the second remote operator, and, after the transition from the first state to the third state, implements a transition from the third state to the second state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2022
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshiki KINDO, Yuji SUZUKI, Mutsumi MATSUURA, Tomoaki MIYAZAWA, Shunsuke TANIMORI, Kuniaki JINNAI, Kohta TARAO, Yoshihiro MAEKAWA, Hiroki AWANO, Tae SUGIMURA, Tomoyuki KURIYAMA, Yusuke YOKOTA, Makoto MATSUSHITA, Yasuki NAKAGAWA, Atsushi HANAWA
  • Publication number: 20220355828
    Abstract: A driving handover control device includes a memory and a processor coupled to the memory. In a case in which driving is handed over from a first state in which a vehicle travels in accordance with instruction from a remote operator of the vehicle to a second state in which the vehicle travels in accordance with operation by a passenger of the vehicle, the processor implements a transition from the first state to a third state in which the vehicle travels autonomously without instruction from the remote operator or operation by the passenger, and, after the transition from the first state to the third state, implements a transition from the third state to the second state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2022
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshiki KINDO, Yuji SUZUKI, Mutsumi MATSUURA, Tomoaki MIYAZAWA, Shunsuke TANIMORI, Kuniaki JINNAI, Kohta TARAO, Yoshihiro MAEKAWA, Hiroki AWANO, Tae SUGIMURA, Tomoyuki KURIYAMA, Yusuke YOKOTA, Makoto MATSUSHITA, Yasuki NAKAGAWA, Atsushi HANAWA
  • Publication number: 20220348803
    Abstract: Provided is an adhesive agent composition for a wet-type friction member, including a resol-type phenol resin, a polyvinyl butyral, and a solvent, in which a weight average molecular weight of the resol-type phenol resin is equal to or more than 1200 and equal to or less than 2000.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2020
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Applicant: SUMITOMO BAKELITE CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuji Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11409392
    Abstract: Included are a first cover base including an alkali glass layer, a first alkali-free glass layer provided on one face of the alkali glass layer, and a second alkali-free glass layer provided on another face of the alkali glass layer and a sensor that is provided on the first alkali-free glass layer of the first cover base and includes a plurality of first electrodes configured to detect the unevenness of a surface of an object to be detected that comes into contact with or close to the first cover base and a switching element. At least the first electrodes are formed above the first alkali-free glass layer and in a transmissive area that passes an image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hayato Kurasawa, Shoji Hinata, Toshinori Uehara, Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Yuji Suzuki, Yasuhiro Kanaya