Patents by Inventor Yuji Yasui

Yuji Yasui 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: 20200327690
    Abstract: A 3D object detection method includes: obtaining two-dimensional (2D) coordinates of at least one predetermined key point of a target object in an image to be processed; constructing a pseudo 3D detection body of the target object in a 2D space according to the 2D coordinates of the at least one predetermined key point; obtaining depth information of a plurality of vertices of the pseudo 3D detection body; and determining a 3D detection body of the target object in a 3D space according to the depth information of the plurality of vertices of the pseudo 3D detection body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicants: SENSETIME GROUP LIMITED, HONDA MOTOR CO. LTD.
    Inventors: Yingjie CAI, Shinan LIU, Xingyu ZENG, Junjie YAN, Xiaogang WANG, Atsushi Kawamura, Yuji Yasui, Tokitomo Ariyoshi, Yuji Kaneda, Yuhi Goto
  • Publication number: 20200307569
    Abstract: A vehicle control device includes a recognizer configured to recognize a surrounding environment of a vehicle and a driving controller configured to perform driving control according to speed control and steering control of the vehicle on the basis of a recognition result of the recognizer. The recognizer includes a physical object recognizer configured to recognize a physical object present on a route of the vehicle on the basis of an image acquired from an imaging unit configured to image a space in a traveling direction of the vehicle and an obstacle determiner configured to determine whether or not the physical object recognized by the physical object recognizer is a specific obstacle that hinders traveling in a lane where the vehicle is currently traveling.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Umiaki Matsubara
  • Publication number: 20200307598
    Abstract: An estimation unit, if an acquisition unit acquires, as information outside a vehicle, information of a following other vehicle that is a vehicle traveling on a lane different from a traveling lane of the vehicle and is traveling behind the vehicle and information of a preceding other vehicle that is traveling ahead the vehicle and the following other vehicle, estimates, based on a behavior of the following other vehicle to the preceding other vehicle and a behavior of the following other vehicle to the vehicle, whether the behavior of the following other vehicle allows a lane change of the vehicle to enter between the preceding other vehicle and the following other vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Takayasu KUMANO, Yuji YASUI
  • Publication number: 20200300187
    Abstract: An EGR control apparatus for the engine includes an ECU. The ECU calculates a LP-side correction coefficient Kcor_LP and a HP-side correction coefficient Kcor_HP such that they include a LP-side FB correction value Dfb_LP and a HP-side FB correction value Dfb_HP that are calculated using equations (9) and (17) such that an absolute value of an EGR amount error E_egr is reduced, and a LP-side learned value CorMAP_LP/HP-side learned value CorMAP_HP learned when a LP ratio R_LP=1/R_LP=0 holds, calculates a target LP opening ?_LP_dmd and a target HP opening ?_HP_dmd using the LP-side correction coefficient Kcor_LP and the HP-side correction coefficient Kcor_HP, and controls a LP opening ?_LP and a HP opening ?_HP such that they become equal to the target LP opening ?_LP_dmd and the target HP opening ?_HP_dmd.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2016
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicants: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD., Delphi Technologies IP Limited
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Toshiharu Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10775798
    Abstract: A running track determining device capable of appropriately determining a running track of a subject vehicle in the future in a speedy manner and an automatic driving apparatus including the running track determining device is provided. A running track determining device (1) includes an ECU (2). The ECU (2) calculates a risk potential (Prisk) representing an area having a possibility of the presence of a traffic participant from the present to the future in surroundings of the subject vehicle (3) in accordance with surrounding status data (D_info) detected by a status detecting device (4), calculates a benefit potential (Pbnf) representing an ideal running area in the future in which the subject vehicle (3) should run, and determines a running track (Tr_sk) of the subject vehicle (3) in the future by using the risk potential (Prisk) and the benefit potential (Pbnf).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yuji Yasui
  • Patent number: 10759449
    Abstract: A recognition processing device includes a peripheral situation recognition unit configured to recognize a type of object around a vehicle and a positional relationship with the vehicle, an object recognition unit configured to select a word indicating the type of object recognized by the peripheral situation recognition unit and a word indicating a positional relationship between the vehicle and the object, and a text generation unit configured to generate text for describing a peripheral situation recognized by the peripheral situation recognition unit, wherein the text includes the word indicating the type of object selected by the object recognition unit and the word indicating the positional relationship between the vehicle and the object selected by the object recognition unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Mingmei Li, Yuji Yasui, Tokitomo Ariyoshi
  • Patent number: 10732642
    Abstract: A travel control apparatus (140) includes a acquisition unit (141), which acquires information on a target track through which a vehicle (M) will pass in the future, a parameter determiner (142), which determines a parameter by which a track model defined by one or more parameters coincides with a track acquired by the acquisition unit, and a steering controller (143), which feedforward-controls steering of the vehicle on the basis of at least the track model defined by the parameter determined by the parameter determiner, wherein the parameter determiner determines the parameter on the basis of a direction of a change in the degree of separation between the track model and the target track with respect to a change in the parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuji Yasui, Hideki Matsunaga
  • Patent number: 10704132
    Abstract: A high-strength hot-dip galvanized steel sheet excellent in impact resistance and worked portion corrosion resistance including a hot-dip galvanized plating layer on a steel sheet base material whose tensile strength is 590 MPa or more, wherein the plating layer includes projecting alloy layers being in contact with the steel sheet base material, a number density of the projecting alloy layers is 4 pieces/mm or more, wherein the steel sheet base material includes: a miniaturized layer being directly in contact with the interface between the steel sheet base material and the plating layer; a decarburized layer being in contact with the miniaturized layer; and an inner layer other than the miniaturized layer and the decarburized layer, and one or more kinds of oxides of Si and Mn are contained in layers of the miniaturized layer, the decarburized layer, and the projecting alloy layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: NIPPON STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takeshi Yasui, Hiroyuki Kawata, Yuji Yamaguchi, Ryosuke Komami, Satoshi Uchida, Akinobu Murasato
  • Publication number: 20200192384
    Abstract: A traveling track determination device includes an ECU. The ECU calculates a second course target point, and determines a future traveling track for the vehicle at right/left turn using a first straight line that extends from the vehicle through an intersection in a forward direction, a second straight line that extends along a second course through the second course target point and intersects with the first straight line in the intersection, and a curved track configured of a quadratic B├ęzier curve.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kosuke Nakanishi, Yuji Yasui, Hideki Matsunaga, Yuki Ichino, Takeru Goto
  • Publication number: 20200189584
    Abstract: An ECU of an automated drive device determines a future traveling track for a vehicle using a first straight line that extends in a forward direction of the vehicle, a second straight line that extends along a second course, and a curved track that extends between a first predetermined point on the first straight line and a second predetermined point on the second straight line. After determination of the future traveling track, the vehicle turns to the right in an intersection during actual traveling on the traveling track, if a median strip is present in a course of the vehicle, a changed track is calculated so as to avoid interference of the vehicle with the median strip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 12, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Applicant: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kosuke Nakanishi, Yuji Yasui, Hideki Matsunaga, Takeru Goto, Yuki Ichino
  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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