Patents by Inventor Yusuke KOJIMA

Yusuke KOJIMA 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: 11260818
    Abstract: A seat cushion airbag apparatus includes a support portion, an airbag, and a fastening portion. The support portion is arranged below the cushion portion of a conveyance seat. The airbag is arranged between the cushion portion and the support portion and at the center portion in the width direction of the conveyance seat. The fastening portion fastens the airbag to the support portion and is disposed in the lower portion of the airbag in the inflated state at a position rearward of the center in the front-rear direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: TOYODA GOSEI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Iida, Shigemi Mase, Shigeyuki Suzuki, Hitoshi Ida, Yasushi Masuda, Tadashi Yamada, Yusuke Kojima, Shuji Yamamoto
  • Publication number: 20220059975
    Abstract: A connector includes inner conductors and an outer conductor. The outer conductor includes four plate portions surrounding outer peripheral surfaces of the inner conductors, a rear plate portion for closing a rear surface of the outer conductor and an opening provided behind the bottom plate portion and in front of the rear plate portion. The inner conductor includes a board connecting portion projecting outwardly of the outer conductor through the opening. The outer conductor includes a common base end portion connected to a rear end of the bottom plate portion via a bent portion and projecting toward the same side as the board connecting portion, and a plurality of branched pieces projecting from a projecting end of the common base end portion while being arranged in a width direction of the common base end portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2021
    Publication date: February 24, 2022
    Inventors: Yusuke KOJIMA, Yuki KONDO
  • Publication number: 20220048417
    Abstract: An occupant protection apparatus includes a driver. The driver includes a drive unit, a support shaft, a movable seat pan supported by the support shaft such that the movable seat pan is inclinable in a front-rear direction, a guide groove, a movement pin that is movable along the guide groove, a link that couples the movable seat pan to the movement pin, and an energy absorber. The guide groove includes a first guide groove portion in which the movement pin moves when the movable seat pan is inclined rearward and a second guide groove portion in which the movement pin moves when the movable seat pan is inclined forward. The energy absorber is configured to absorb at least part of a forward load from an occupant when the movement pin moves in the second guide groove portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2021
    Publication date: February 17, 2022
    Inventors: Yusuke KOJIMA, Tadashi YAMADA, Takashi IIDA, Hajime KITTE, Kenichi FUKURONO, Joji AOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20220037837
    Abstract: A connector structure includes a first housing, a first shield terminal to be accommodated into the first housing, a second housing connectable to the first housing, and a second shield terminal to be accommodated into the second housing. The first shield terminal includes first inner conductors and a first outer conductor. The second shield terminal includes second inner conductors and a second outer conductor. The first outer conductor includes a first fitting portion and a first non-fitting portion. The second outer conductor includes a second fitting portion and a cut portion. The first housing includes rattling suppressing portions for suppressing rattling of the first shield terminal by coming into contact with an exposed portion of the first fitting portion exposed from the cut portion and a locking lance for retaining the first shield terminal by being locked to a lance locking portion provided on the first non-fitting portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2021
    Publication date: February 3, 2022
    Inventors: Yuki KONDO, Yusuke KOJIMA
  • Patent number: 11236211
    Abstract: One object of the present invention is to provide a polyolefin resin foam which does not have a difference between the front side and the back side on the top and bottom surfaces which sandwich in the thickness direction the foam which is excellent in flexibility, buffer property, and heat insulation property despite its thinness, and which can be used suitably in the fields of architecture, electricity, electronics, vehicles, and the like as a variety of heat-resistant sealing materials. The surface hardness of the foam measured by a micro rubber hardness tester is 30° or more and 70° or less, and the centerline average roughness Ra75 of a first surface portion on one side of the foam in the thickness direction and of a second surface portion on the other side of the foam in the thickness direction is 5 ?m or more and 20 ?m or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Taiyo Honda, Yusuke Kojima, Yuki Enami
  • Publication number: 20210387589
    Abstract: A vehicle seat includes: a seat cushion in which a front panel extends between front parts of right and left side frames and a front rod extends between the front parts of the right and left side frames at a position rearward of the front panel in a longitudinal direction of a vehicle; a cushion airbag device mounted in a front part of the seat cushion and configured to inflate and deploy a cushion airbag when a frontal collision of the vehicle occurs; and a bag support fixed to the front rod, the cushion airbag being fixed to the bag support at a position rearward of the front rod in the longitudinal direction of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2021
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicants: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Toyota Boshoku Kabushiki Kaisha, Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Mitsuyoshi Ohno, Hiroyuki Tomita, Satoshi Nonoyama, Takashi Iida, Shigemi Mase, Yusuke Kojima, Masashi Hotta
  • Publication number: 20210130564
    Abstract: One object of the present invention is to provide a polyolefin resin foam which does not have a difference between the front side and the back side on the top and bottom surfaces which sandwich in the thickness direction the foam which is excellent in flexibility, buffer property, and heat insulation property despite its thinness, and which can be used suitably in the fields of architecture, electricity, electronics, vehicles, and the like as a variety of heat-resistant sealing materials. The surface hardness of the foam measured by a micro rubber hardness tester is 30° or more and 70° or less, and the centerline average roughness Ra75 of a first surface portion on one side of the foam in the thickness direction and of a second surface portion on the other side of the foam in the thickness direction is 5 ?m or more and 20 ?m or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 18, 2018
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Taiyo HONDA, Yusuke KOJIMA, Yuki ENAMI
  • Patent number: 10971865
    Abstract: A cable with terminals in the present disclosure includes a shielded cable (80) and an outer conductor (40). The shielded cable (80) includes wires (81) and a shield. The outer conductor (40) includes a tube. The tube collectively covers the outer peripheries of the wires (81) exposed from the shield, and includes a first cover and a second cover. The first cover covers the wires from a first side, and the second cover covers the wires from a second side opposite to the first side with clearances (S) defined between the first and second covers. At least one of the first and second covers includes leakage suppressing portions (58). The leakage suppressing portions (58) extend toward a wire arrangement area (48) where the wires (81) are arranged in the tube.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Inventor: Yusuke Kojima
  • Patent number: 10947998
    Abstract: In a fluid pressure cylinder, cylindrical bodies are connected to both ends of a cylinder tube, and latching rings are disposed detachably in interior of the cylindrical bodies. A head cover and a rod cover, which are accommodated in the cylinder tube, are fixed by the latching rings. Recesses, which are recessed diametrally inward, are provided on outer circumferential surfaces of the head cover and the rod cover, respectively. First and second fluid ports open respectively in the recesses, and a pressure fluid is supplied and discharged through the first and second fluid ports.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: SMC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yusuke Kojima
  • Publication number: 20210071726
    Abstract: A friction plate (11) includes a plate (1A) with a disc shape and a friction material (F1, F2) that is fixed to aside face (1a) of the plate (1A). The friction material (F1, F2) is disposed so that one or both of an inner peripheral side and an outer peripheral side is nonuniform in an inner and outer peripheral direction with respect to a circumferential direction around a center (CT1) of the plate (1A). Thus, there is an increase in the amount of lubrication oil that is fed to a surface of friction material segments (F1, F2) and there is an increase in a separation force in an axial direction between a friction plate (11) and a separator plate or an end plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2018
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicants: AISIN AW CO., LTD., TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masaki YOSHIDA, Tomoo ATARASHI, Junji MATSUSHITA, Takuya KOMATSU, Yusuke TAKATSUKA, Kuniyoshi TAKEDA, Kenichi KIZAWA, Yusuke KOJIMA, Keita IMAI, Koichi OKUDA, Atsushi TABATA, Koji HAYASHI, Kazuyuki SHIIBA, Hiromichi KIMURA
  • Publication number: 20200307492
    Abstract: A seat cushion airbag apparatus includes a support portion, an airbag, and a fastening portion. The support portion is arranged below the cushion portion of a conveyance seat. The airbag is arranged between the cushion portion and the support portion and at the center portion in the width direction of the conveyance seat. The fastening portion fastens the airbag to the support portion and is disposed in the lower portion of the airbag in the inflated state at a position rearward of the center in the front-rear direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Takashi IIDA, Shigemi MASE, Shigeyuki SUZUKI, Hitoshi IDA, Yasushi MASUDA, Tadashi YAMADA, Yusuke KOJIMA, Shuji YAMAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200303881
    Abstract: A cable with terminals in the present disclosure includes a shielded cable (80) and an outer conductor (40). The shielded cable (80) includes wires (81) and a shield. The outer conductor (40) includes a tube. The tube collectively covers the outer peripheries of the wires (81) exposed from the shield, and includes a first cover and a second cover. The first cover covers the wires from a first side, and the second cover covers the wires from a second side opposite to the first side with clearances (S) defined between the first and second covers. At least one of the first and second covers includes leakage suppressing portions (58). The leakage suppressing portions (58) extend toward a wire arrangement area (48) where the wires (81) are arranged in the tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Inventor: Yusuke Kojima
  • Publication number: 20200293307
    Abstract: A terminal device used in a software rewriting system for rewriting a software package of a control device thereof. At a time of storing a software package in a first memory space, the control device sets first read information to a setting memory space. When the updating software package is written in a third memory space, the updating software package is stored in a second memory space, and second read information is set to the setting memory space. At a time of storing the software package in the second memory space, the second read information is set to the setting memory space. When the updating software package is written in the third memory space, the updating software package is stored in the first memory space, and the first read information is set in the setting memory space. The terminal device writes the updating software package in the third memory space.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2017
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Applicant: Yanmar Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Masaki MATSUO, Shintaro ISHIMOTO, Yusuke KOJIMA, Shunzo YAMASHITA
  • Patent number: 10732958
    Abstract: A terminal device for use in a software rewriting system configured to rewrite a software package of a control device, including a storage unit configured to store one or more pieces of source code in a text format for generating one or more pieces of object code in a binary format executable by the control device. The terminal device retrieves a piece of difference source code which is a difference in a piece of source code corresponding to a current piece of object code stored in the storage unit, generates a latest piece of source code based on the piece of difference source code retrieved and the one or more pieces of source code stored in the storage unit, converts the latest piece of source code into a latest piece of object code, and transmits the latest piece of object code obtained from the conversion to the control device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: YANMAR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke Kojima, Shintaro Ishimoto, Masaki Matsuo, Shunzo Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20200239657
    Abstract: One object of the present invention is to provide a polyolefin resin foam sheet suitable as a sealing substrate having both flexibility and heat resistance despite its thinness, and an adhesive tape in which the polyolefin resin foam sheet is used. In order to achieve this, the polyolefin resin foam includes a thermoplastic elastomer, wherein the endothermic peaks measured by a differential scanning calorimeter (DSC) occur in the range of at least 110° C. or more and 143° C. or less and at 153° C. or more, and the thermoplastic elastomer resin is contained at a ratio of 30% by mass or more and 60% by mass or less in 100% by mass of the polyolefin resin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2018
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Applicant: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Taiyo HONDA, Yusuke KOJIMA, Tadafumi AKIYAMA
  • Patent number: 10705822
    Abstract: A terminal device for use in a software rewriting system configured to rewrite a software package of a control device mounted on a movable object, including: a wide area communication unit configured to communicate with a server via a wide area network; a storage unit; and a short-range wireless communication unit configured to communicate with the movable object via a short-range wireless communication network. The updating software package is received, via the wide area network and the wide area communication unit, from a server including an updating software database storing the updating software packages for updating the software package of the control device. The updating software package received from the server is stored in the storage unit. The updating software package stored in the storage unit is transmitted to the movable object, via the short-range wireless communication unit and a short-range wireless communication network.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: YANMAR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shunzo Yamashita, Shintaro Ishimoto, Masaki Matsuo, Yusuke Kojima
  • Patent number: 10644456
    Abstract: A shield connector (10) includes terminals (50) arranged side by side in a width direction. A shield shell (70) collectively surrounds the terminals (50) on an outer peripheral side, and a dielectric (40) interposed between the respective terminals (50) and the shield shell (70). The shield shell (70) includes a back wall (74) serving as a cover for covering an exposed surface of each terminal (50) from the dielectric (40). The back wall (74) includes bottomed recesses (88) at positions facing areas, across which the respective terminals (50) are adjacent in the width direction, on an outer surface (87) on a side opposite to an inner surface (86) facing the respective terminals (50).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Sumitomo Wiring Systems, Ltd.
    Inventor: Yusuke Kojima
  • Publication number: 20190237908
    Abstract: A shield connector (10) includes terminals (50) arranged side by side in a width direction. A shield shell (70) collectively surrounds the terminals (50) on an outer peripheral side, and a dielectric (40) interposed between the respective terminals (50) and the shield shell (70). The shield shell (70) includes a back wall (74) serving as a cover for covering an exposed surface of each terminal (50) from the dielectric (40). The back wall (74) includes bottomed recesses (88) at positions facing areas, across which the respective terminals (50) are adjacent in the width direction, on an outer surface (87) on a side opposite to an inner surface (86) facing the respective terminals (50).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventor: Yusuke Kojima
  • Publication number: 20190073212
    Abstract: A terminal device for use in a software rewriting system configured to rewrite a software package of a control device transmits an updating software package for updating the software package of the control device to the control device when a turn-off operation for turning off the power source of the control device is conducted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2017
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Applicant: Yammar Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shintaro ISHIMOTO, Yusuke KOJIMA, Masaki MATSUO, Shunzo YAMASHITA
  • Publication number: 20190073211
    Abstract: A terminal device for use in a software rewriting system configured to rewrite a software package of a control device, including a storage unit configured to store one or more pieces of source code in a text format for generating one or more pieces of object code in a binary format executable by the control device. The terminal device retrieves a piece of difference source code which is a difference in a piece of source code corresponding to a current piece of object code stored in the storage unit, generates a latest piece of source code based on the piece of difference source code retrieved and the one or more pieces of source code stored in the storage unit, converts the latest piece of source code into a latest piece of object code, and transmits the latest piece of object code obtained from the conversion to the control device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 20, 2017
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Applicant: Yanmar Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yusuke KOJIMA, Shintaro ISHIMOTO, Masaki MATSUO, Shunzo YAMASHITA