Patents by Inventor Yuki TATSUMOTO

Yuki TATSUMOTO 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: 11214233
    Abstract: An electronic key device includes: a communication device; and a processor including hardware, the processor being configured to determine whether the electronic key device is in a predetermined state, excluding a stationary state and a state where the electronic key device is positioned far away from a vehicle by a predetermined distance or more, disable execution of a function of locking or unlocking the vehicle through information communication with the vehicle via the communication device when the electronic key device is in the predetermined state, and enable execution of the function when the electronic key device is not in the predetermined state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, CMC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shin Sakurada, Yasuhisa Ohta, Naoyuki Takada, Satoru Sakuma, Yuki Tatsumoto, Tetsu Yajima
  • Publication number: 20210390857
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a communication unit and a control unit. The control unit determines a degree of danger of an area based on information on at least one vehicle traveling in the area which is received by the communication unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2021
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Naoki UENOYAMA, Koichi Suzuki, Ryo Kamimura, Daisuke Nakata, Yuki Tatsumoto, Yusuke Futakuchi
  • Publication number: 20210389146
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a communication unit and a control unit. The control unit is configured to determine a recipe of a dish to be suggested to a driver based on driving information on the driver of the vehicle received with the communication unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2021
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Naoki UENOYAMA, Koichi SUZUKI, Ryo KAMIMURA, Daisuke NAKATA, Yuki TATSUMOTO, Yusuke FUTAKUCHI
  • Publication number: 20210370874
    Abstract: A vehicle control apparatus includes a processor including hardware, the processor being configured to determine whether or not a position of a key device is located within a predetermined area, and in a case where the position of the key device is located within the predetermined area, stop a smart key function of a vehicle or transmit a first signal requesting setting of a remote immobilizer function of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 18, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicants: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, CMC Corporation
    Inventors: Shin SAKURADA, Yasuhisa OHTA, Satoru SAKUMA, Yuki TATSUMOTO, Naoyuki TAKADA, Tetsu YAJIMA
  • Publication number: 20210370868
    Abstract: A vehicle control apparatus includes a processor including hardware, the processor being configured to: determine whether or not a state of a key device has reached a predetermined state requiring setting of a remote immobilizer function; and transmit, in a case where the state of the key device has reached the predetermined state, a first signal requesting setting of the remote immobilizer function.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicants: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, CMC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shin Sakurada, Naoyuki Takada, Satoru Sakuma, Yuki Tatsumoto, Yasuhisa Ohta, Tetsu Yajima
  • Publication number: 20210370880
    Abstract: A vehicle control apparatus includes a processor including hardware, the processor being configured to compare owner information characterizing an owner of a vehicle with user information characterizing a user seated in a driver's seat of the vehicle to determine whether or not the user is the owner, and perform, in a case where it is determined that the user is not the owner, at least one of restriction of use of the vehicle and notification to a terminal of the owner.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicants: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, CMC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shin SAKURADA, Naoyuki TAKADA, Satoru SAKUMA, Yuki TATSUMOTO, Yasuhisa OHTA, Tetsu YAJIMA
  • Publication number: 20210344637
    Abstract: A controller is provided that is configured to perform: obtaining, among posts of a first user to a social networking service, a first post related to a first service that can be provided to the first user; and transmitting, to the social networking service, information for providing the first service corresponding to the first post to the first user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2021
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nozomi KANEKO, Aya ONODERA, Yuki TATSUMOTO, Tsuyoshi TAKENAMI
  • Publication number: 20210339752
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a communication unit and a control unit. The control unit is configured to determine a water sprinkling place based on information indicating a road surface condition and is configured to send, to at least one vehicle that is going to travel on the water sprinkling place, a notification instructing to sprinkle waste water of the at least one vehicle by the communication unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 26, 2021
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Naoki UENOYAMA, Koichi SUZUKI, Ryo KAMIMURA, Daisuke NAKATA, Yuki TATSUMOTO, Yusuke FUTAKUCHI
  • Publication number: 20210339805
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a communication unit and a control unit. The control unit is configured to determine a sprinkling mode based on information indicating the environment of a sprinkling place. The control unit is configured to send, through the communication unit, a notification indicating the sprinkling mode to at least one vehicle scheduled to travel in the sprinkling place.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2021
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Naoki UENOYAMA, Koichi SUZUKI, Ryo KAMIMURA, Daisuke NAKATA, Yuki TATSUMOTO, Yusuke FUTAKUCHI
  • Publication number: 20210326775
    Abstract: An operation management apparatus includes a controller configured to manage operation of a vehicle. The controller is configured to receive, from a terminal apparatus of a user, boarding application information including a desired condition of the user, determine an operation schedule for the vehicle so as to enable the user to board the vehicle in accordance with the desired condition, when an operation demand for the vehicle occurs, change the operation schedule based on the operation demand, and when the user is unable to board the vehicle as per the desired condition due to the change in the operation schedule made based on the operation demand, transmit, to the terminal apparatus of the user, information regarding an incentive to be granted to the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuki TATSUMOTO, Saori MATSUMOTO, Keigo YAMADA, Akira SASAKI, Mitsuhiro MIURA
  • Publication number: 20210327004
    Abstract: In a social networking service, a controller is provided which is configured to perform: obtaining an image posted by a user; and storing, in a storage medium, at least one first image having the same feature as a feature of the image posted by the user among images taken by a camera which is provided in a vehicle associated with the user and which is installed toward an outside of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nozomi KANEKO, Aya ONODERA, Yuki TATSUMOTO, Tsuyoshi TAKENAMI
  • Publication number: 20210312537
    Abstract: A car sharing system includes: a vehicle including a first processor including hardware, the first processor being configured to calculate a degree of safe driving of the vehicle by a driver, and output information about the calculated degree of safe driving; and a server including a second processor including hardware, the second processor being configured to acquire the information about the degree of safe driving, and determine whether to provide the vehicle to a car sharing service based on the acquired information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshihiko TAKAHASHI, Yuki TATSUMOTO, Keisuke NISHINAKA, Hiroki TAMURA, Yoshitaka NISHIKAWA, Kenji GOTOH, Kota KATO
  • Publication number: 20210309078
    Abstract: A control device includes a control unit and a communication unit. The control unit is configured to calculate a set value that is the set value of an air conditioner provided in the destination facility of a vehicle and is to be used by the occupants of the vehicle, based on information on the air conditioning environment in the vehicle and is configured to send the calculated set value of the air conditioner to a predetermined sending destination via the communication unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 16, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Naoki UENOYAMA, Koichi SUZUKI, Ryo KAMIMURA, Daisuke NAKATA, Yuki TATSUMOTO, Yusuke FUTAKUCHI
  • Publication number: 20210312489
    Abstract: An operation management apparatus includes a controller configured to manage operation of a vehicle for boarding a user. The controller is configured to grant an incentive to the user based on an event that has occurred in the vehicle while the user is on board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuki TATSUMOTO, Saori MATSUMOTO, Keigo YAMADA, Akira SASAKI, Mitsuhiro MIURA
  • Publication number: 20210312342
    Abstract: A parking lot provision system includes a vehicle including a first processor having hardware, the first processor being configured to calculate a safe driving degree of the vehicle by a driver, and output information related to the safe driving degree which is calculated; and a server device including a second processor having hardware, the second processor being configured to acquire the information related to the safe driving degree, and determine, based on the information which is acquired, whether to provide a parking lot provision service for renting a parking lot to the driver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshihiko TAKAHASHI, Yuki TATSUMOTO, Keisuke NISHINAKA, Hiroki TAMURA, Yoshitaka NISHIKAWA, Kenji GOTOH, Kota KATO
  • Publication number: 20210302178
    Abstract: An operation management apparatus includes a controller configured to manage operation of a vehicle. The controller is configured to: cause the vehicle to provide a first service for transporting a user between at least two points during a first time period; and cause the vehicle to provide a second service for enabling the user to stay at a predetermined point or in a predetermined area during a second time period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuki TATSUMOTO, Saori MATSUMOTO, Keigo YAMADA, Akira SASAKI, Mitsuhiro MIURA
  • Publication number: 20210302188
    Abstract: A route guidance system includes: a vehicle including a first processor including hardware, the first processor being configured to prepare, in response to an occupant inputting a destination and a budget of route guidance, a route guidance plan to the destination satisfying a condition of the budget, and output, in response to the occupant selecting the route guidance plan, selected plan information including at least information specifying the occupant and information regarding a cost of the selected route guidance plan; and a server including a second processor including hardware, the second processor being configured to acquire the selected plan information, and execute settlement processing of the cost of the route guidance plan included in the received selected plan information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshihiko TAKAHASHI, Yuki TATSUMOTO, Keisuke NISHINAKA, Hiroki TAMURA, Yoshitaka NISHIKAWA, Kenji GOTOH, Kota KATO
  • Publication number: 20210304170
    Abstract: A settlement system includes: a terminal device configured to be carried by a first user, the terminal device including a first processor including hardware, the first processor being configured to output user information indicating a second user who pays a cost for traveling a vehicle by the first user; and a server including a second processor including hardware, the second processor being configured to acquire the user information, and execute settlement processing by the second user indicated by the user information for the cost for traveling the vehicle with the terminal device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshihiko TAKAHASHI, Yuki TATSUMOTO, Keisuke NISHINAKA, Hiroki TAMURA, Yoshitaka NISHIKAWA, Kenji GOTOH, Kota KATO
  • Publication number: 20210304182
    Abstract: A drive-through system includes: a store terminal including a first processor; a vehicle including a second processor; and a user terminal device including a third processor. The second processor is configured to receive, from each occupant, operation to select a product to be purchased in a drive-through service, generate order information indicating the product selected by the occupant, and output the generated order information to the store terminal device. The first processor is configured to acquire the order information, generate, by using the acquired order information, settlement information for each occupant for performing settlement processing of the product, and output the generated settlement information to the vehicle. The second processor is further configured to acquire the settlement information, and display the settlement information of each occupant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshihiko TAKAHASHI, Yuki TATSUMOTO, Keisuke NISHINAKA, Hiroki TAMURA, Yoshitaka NISHIKAWA, Kenji GOTOH, Kota KATO
  • Publication number: 20210304249
    Abstract: A server includes a processor including hardware, the processor is configured to: record information about a traveling route of a vehicle and a driver of the vehicle as action history information; select a service to be provided to the driver based on the action history information; and provide the selected service to the driver.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2021
    Publication date: September 30, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yoshihiko TAKAHASHI, Yuki TATSUMOTO, Keisuke NISHINAKA, Hiroki TAMURA, Yoshitaka NISHIKAWA, Kenji GOTOH, Kota KATO