Patents by Inventor Yukinari Naganishi

Yukinari Naganishi 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: 20220355693
    Abstract: A power supply device includes a moving unit that moves a power supply fitting body in an insertion-extraction direction, an up-down direction, and a lateral direction that is orthogonal to the insertion-extraction direction and the up-down direction, and a controller that controls the movement of the power supply fitting body by the moving unit. A position detection device moves in linkage with the movement of the power supply fitting body by the moving unit. A power reception fitting body includes first structures extending along the lateral direction and second structures related to a central position of the power reception fitting body in the lateral direction. The first structure and the second structure are formed protruding to one side of the up-down direction with respect to a ceiling surface. The distances between the second structures and the first structures in the insertion-extraction direction are set in advance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2022
    Publication date: November 10, 2022
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Koji IKEGAYA, Takashi SHIROKI, Yukinari NAGANISHI, Suguru SAKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20220297618
    Abstract: A vehicular circuit body includes a trunk line that includes a power source line and a communication line, and that is routed in a vehicle body; and a plurality of control boxes that are disposed in a distribution manner along the trunk line. The trunk line includes a first trunk line portion extending in a front-and-rear direction of the vehicle body and a second trunk line portion extending in a leftward-and-rightward direction of the vehicle body. The plurality of control boxes include a branch control box that connects the first trunk line portion and the second trunk line portion, and distributes power from one of the first trunk line portion and the second trunk line portion to the other one.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2022
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Inventors: Masahiro Takamatsu, Koichi Uezono, Kousuke Kinoshita, Atsushi Nakata, Yasuyuki Saito, Kazuyuki Oiwa, Terumitsu Sugimoto, Taku Furuta, Noriaki Sasaki, Yukinari Naganishi, Sadaharu Okuda, Kunihiko Yamada
  • Patent number: 11407371
    Abstract: A vehicular circuit body includes a trunk line that includes a power source line and a communication line, and that is routed in a vehicle body; and a plurality of control boxes that are disposed in a distribution manner along the trunk line. The trunk line includes a first trunk line portion extending in a front-and-rear direction of the vehicle body and a second trunk line portion extending in a leftward-and-rightward direction of the vehicle body. The plurality of control boxes include a branch control box that connects the first trunk line portion and the second trunk line portion, and distributes power from one of the first trunk line portion and the second trunk line portion to the other one.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Takamatsu, Koichi Uezono, Kousuke Kinoshita, Atsushi Nakata, Yasuyuki Saito, Kazuyuki Oiwa, Terumitsu Sugimoto, Taku Furuta, Noriaki Sasaki, Yukinari Naganishi, Sadaharu Okuda, Kunihiko Yamada
  • Patent number: 11338688
    Abstract: A vehicle charging system includes a second fitting body. The second fitting body includes a projection-side electrode holding unit which includes a projection, the projection holding a second electrode member and projecting in a facing direction, and an elastic body which supports the projection-side electrode holding unit in the facing direction and is elastically deformable in a compression direction which is one direction of the facing direction. The elastic body moves the projection-side electrode holding unit in the compression direction from an initial position by being compressed by a load in the compression direction applied to the projection-side electrode holding unit and moves the projection-side electrode holding unit to the initial position by being restored when the load is removed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Yukinari Naganishi, Shigeru Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20220032800
    Abstract: A vehicle charging system includes: a power supply device including a power supply fitting body and provided in a stop space of a vehicle; and a power receiving fitting body that is provided on a bottom of the vehicle and is able to be fitted to and removed from the power supply fitting body in an insertion/removal direction. The power receiving fitting body includes power receiving terminals electrically connected no a battery provided in the vehicle, a power receiving terminal holding part that holds the power receiving terminals, and an opposite space forming part that is arranged adjacent to the power receiving terminal holding part in the insertion/removal direction and forms an opposite space facing the power receiving terminals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Yukinari NAGANISHI, Satoru HORIUCHI, Yuichi TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20210328418
    Abstract: A clamp for a flat conductor is used in attaching the flat conductor to an attachment target. The clamp includes: a clip portion to be engaged with the attachment target; and a main body to hold the flat conductor. The clip portion has a first projection, the main body has a second projection, and the first projection and the second projection protrude to be opposed each other. The clip portion and the main body are configured to allow switching from an unlocked state to a locked state. The locked state restricts a relative movement between the clip portion and the main body in an axial direction of the flat conductor due to an engagement between the first projection and the second projection. The unlocked state allows the relative movement in both sides in the axial direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicants: YAZAKI CORPORATION, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yukinari NAGANISHI, Itsuo WAKABAYSHI, Kazunori TAKATA
  • Publication number: 20210229562
    Abstract: A vehicle charging system includes a second fitting body. The second fitting body includes a projection-side electrode holding unit which includes a projection, the projection holding a second electrode member and projecting in a facing direction, and an elastic body which supports the projection-side electrode holding unit in the facing direction and is elastically deformable in a compression direction which is one direction of the facing direction. The elastic body moves the projection-side electrode holding unit in the compression direction from an initial position by being compressed by a load in the compression direction applied to the projection-side electrode holding unit and moves the projection-side electrode holding unit to the initial position by being restored when the load is removed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: Yazaki Corporation
    Inventors: Yukinari Naganishi, Shigeru Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20210197743
    Abstract: A vehicular circuit body includes a trunk line that includes a power source line and a communication line, and that is routed in a vehicle body; and a plurality of control boxes that are disposed in a distribution manner along the trunk line. The trunk line includes a first trunk line portion extending in a front-and-rear direction of the vehicle body and a second trunk line portion extending in a leftward-and-rightward direction of the vehicle body. The plurality of control boxes include a branch control box that connects the first trunk line portion and the second trunk line portion, and distributes power from one of the first trunk line portion and the second trunk line portion to the other one.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2021
    Publication date: July 1, 2021
    Inventors: Masahiro Takamatsu, Koichi Uezono, Kousuke Kinoshita, Atsushi Nakata, Yasuyuki Saito, Kazuyuki Oiwa, Terumitsu Sugimoto, Taku Furuta, Noriaki Sasaki, Yukinari Naganishi, Sadaharu Okuda, Kunihiko Yamada
  • Patent number: 10988092
    Abstract: A vehicular circuit body includes a trunk line that includes a power source line and a communication line, and that is routed in a vehicle body; and a plurality of control boxes that are disposed in a distribution manner along the trunk line. The trunk line includes a first trunk line portion extending in a front-and-rear direction of the vehicle body and a second trunk line portion extending in a leftward-and-rightward direction of the vehicle body. The plurality of control boxes include a branch control box that connects the first trunk line portion and the second trunk line portion, and distributes power from one of the first trunk line portion and the second trunk line portion to the other one.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Takamatsu, Koichi Uezono, Kousuke Kinoshita, Atsushi Nakata, Yasuyuki Saito, Kazuyuki Oiwa, Terumitsu Sugimoto, Taku Furuta, Noriaki Sasaki, Yukinari Naganishi, Sadaharu Okuda, Kunihiko Yamada
  • Patent number: 10974671
    Abstract: A vehicular circuit body includes a trunk line that extends in a front-and-rear direction of a vehicle, a plurality of control boxes that are provided on the trunk line, and a branch line that connects the control box to an accessory. The trunk line and the branch line each includes a power line having a predetermined current capacity and a communication line having a predetermined communication capacity. The vehicle is divided into a plurality of regions. At least two control boxes are disposed in the regions which are different from each other, each of which includes a gateway conversing communication methods for the communication line of the branch line and the communication line of the trunk line. A plurality of the gateways are able to communicate with each other via the communication line of the trunk line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Takamatsu, Koichi Uezono, Kousuke Kinoshita, Atsushi Nakata, Yasuyuki Saito, Kazuyuki Oiwa, Terumitsu Sugimoto, Taku Furuta, Noriaki Sasaki, Yukinari Naganishi, Sadaharu Okuda, Kunihiko Yamada
  • Patent number: 10967814
    Abstract: A vehicular circuit body includes: a trunk line that includes a power source line having a predetermined current capacity and a communication line having a predetermined communication capacity, and that is routed in a vehicle body; a branch line that is connected to an accessory; and a plurality of control boxes that are disposed in a distribution manner along the trunk line, each having a control unit that distributes at least one of power from the power source line, supplied to the trunk line, and a signal from the communication line, to the branch line connected to the trunk line. The trunk line is formed of a routing material having at least one kind of conductor among a flat conductor, a round bar conductor, and a stranded wire.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Takamatsu, Koichi Uezono, Kousuke Kinoshita, Yasuyuki Saito, Kazuyuki Oiwa, Taku Furuta, Noriaki Sasaki, Yukinari Naganishi, Sadaharu Okuda
  • Patent number: 10946818
    Abstract: A vehicular circuit body includes a trunk line that includes a power source line and a communication line and is routed in a vehicle body, and a plurality of control boxes that are disposed in a distribution manner along the trunk line. In a vehicle, a first power source supplies power to an accessory mounted on the vehicle and a second power source supplies power which is higher in voltage than the power of the first power source to a drive source of the vehicle. The vehicular circuit body further includes a voltage drop unit that reduces the voltage of the power supplied from the second power source, to the voltage of the power of the first power source. To the power source line of the trunk line, the power from the first power source is supplied, and the power from the second power source is supplied through the voltage drop unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Takamatsu, Koichi Uezono, Kousuke Kinoshita, Atsushi Nakata, Yasuyuki Saito, Kazuyuki Oiwa, Terumitsu Sugimoto, Taku Furuta, Noriaki Sasaki, Yukinari Naganishi, Sadaharu Okuda, Kunihiko Yamada
  • Patent number: 10919465
    Abstract: A vehicular circuit body provided in a vehicle, includes: a trunk line that extends in at least a front-and-rear direction of the vehicle; and a plurality of control boxes that are provided in the trunk line, in which the trunk line includes power source lines of two systems and a communication line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Takamatsu, Koichi Uezono, Kousuke Kinoshita, Atsushi Nakata, Yasuyuki Saito, Kazuyuki Oiwa, Terumitsu Sugimoto, Taku Furuta, Noriaki Sasaki, Yukinari Naganishi, Sadaharu Okuda, Kunihiko Yamada
  • Patent number: 10882476
    Abstract: A vehicular circuit body includes a plurality of backbone control boxes, a backbone trunk line portion connecting the backbone trunk line portions to each other, and a branch line sub-harness. A trunk includes has a power source line and a communication line, and a control includes a trunk line connection portion and a branch line connection portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yukinari Naganishi, Yasuyuki Saito, Taku Furuta, Noriaki Sasaki
  • Patent number: 10875479
    Abstract: A vehicular circuit body provided in a vehicle includes a trunk line that extends in at least a front-and-rear direction of the vehicle and a plurality of control boxes that are provided in the trunk line. The trunk line includes a power source line having a predetermined current capacity and a communication line having a predetermined communication capacity. The communication line is routed so that at least a part of the plurality of control boxes are connected in a ring form.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Takamatsu, Koichi Uezono, Kousuke Kinoshita, Atsushi Nakata, Yasuyuki Saito, Kazuyuki Oiwa, Terumitsu Sugimoto, Taku Furuta, Noriaki Sasaki, Yukinari Naganishi, Sadaharu Okuda, Kunihiko Yamada
  • Patent number: 10850688
    Abstract: A vehicular circuit body provided in a vehicle includes a trunk line that extends in at least a front-and-rear direction of the vehicle, a plurality of control boxes that are provided in the trunk line, and a branch line that directly or indirectly connects a control box to an accessory. The trunk line includes a power source line having a predetermined current capacity and a communication line having a predetermined communication capacity. The branch line includes a communication line having a predetermined communication capacity. The communication line of the trunk line has a transmission path for an optical signal. The communication line of the branch line has a transmission path for an electric signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Takamatsu, Koichi Uezono, Kousuke Kinoshita, Atsushi Nakata, Yasuyuki Saito, Kazuyuki Oiwa, Terumitsu Sugimoto, Taku Furuta, Noriaki Sasaki, Yukinari Naganishi, Sadaharu Okuda, Kunihiko Yamada
  • Patent number: 10807546
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to a vehicular circuit body composed mainly a backbone trunk line portion provided in a vehicle and a plurality of backbone control boxes. An electrical connection path is realized with a structure which is simplified like a spine by connecting branch line sub-harnesses to backbone control boxes. An electrical connection between an engine room and a vehicle interior is performed by arranging a main power source cable and a part of a branch line sub-harness so as to penetrate a dash panel. Thus, it is possible to easily arrange the vehicular circuit body without reducing sealing performance of a portion penetrating the dash panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Noriaki Sasaki, Yasuyuki Saito, Taku Furuta, Yukinari Naganishi
  • Patent number: 10780847
    Abstract: A vehicular circuit body provided in a vehicle includes: a trunk line that extends in at least a front-and-rear direction of the vehicle; and a plurality of control boxes that are provided in the trunk line, wherein each of the plurality of control boxes is able to connect with a branch line that is directly or indirectly connected to an accessory, and the trunk line includes a power source line and a communication line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Takamatsu, Kousuke Kinoshita, Atsushi Nakata, Yasuyuki Saito, Kazuyuki Oiwa, Terumitsu Sugimoto, Taku Furuta, Noriaki Sasaki, Yukinari Naganishi, Sadaharu Okuda
  • Patent number: 10759363
    Abstract: A vehicular circuit body includes a trunk line that extends in at least a front-and-rear direction of a vehicle, a plurality of control boxes that are provided on the trunk line, and a branch line that connects the control box to an accessory. The trunk line and the branch line each includes a power source line having a predetermined current capacity and a communication line having a predetermined communication capacity. The control box includes a branch line connection portion to which the branch line is connected, and a branch line control unit that distributes power from the trunk line to the branch line by controlling the branch line connection portion according to a control program. The control program can be externally changed based on the accessory connected to the branch line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masahiro Takamatsu, Koichi Uezono, Kousuke Kinoshita, Atsushi Nakata, Yasuyuki Saito, Kazuyuki Oiwa, Terumitsu Sugimoto, Taku Furuta, Noriaki Sasaki, Yukinari Naganishi, Sadaharu Okuda, Kunihiko Yamada
  • Patent number: 10703306
    Abstract: This vehicle circuit routing system as a whole has a backbone-like routing structure, said system being provided with a plurality of backbone JB structures, wherein the vehicle circuit bodies of the backbone JB structures are connected to each other by means of a backbone main line. Each vehicle circuit body is provided with a power supply circuit that is connected to a main power supply on the vehicle, a plurality of connection parts to which a plurality of branch lines having a power supply line are connected, and a control unit that controls the distribution of power from the power supply circuit to the branch lines.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Saito, Noriaki Sasaki, Yukinari Naganishi, Taku Furuta