Patents by Inventor Yuto KOBAYASHI

Yuto KOBAYASHI 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: 20210164406
    Abstract: [Object] To observe the sign or occurrence of an unstable operation of a turbo-machine. [Solving Means] An observation apparatus 1 includes: a detection unit 10 including one or two or more sensors 11, 12 that are disposed in a turbo-machine 2, are highly time responsive, and observe unsteady fluctuations of the turbo-machine 2; a computation unit 20 that output signals from the one or two or more sensors 11, 12 every moment, stores time series data for a predetermined period, and calculates in real time a parameter for detecting an unstable operation of the turbo-machine; and a determination unit 30 that compares the parameter for detecting the unstable operation with a predetermined threshold and outputs in real time a determination result of a sign or occurrence of the unstable operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2019
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Toshio NISHIZAWA, Junichi KAZAWA, Hiroshi GOTODA, Hiroaki KOBAYASHI, Yuto HAYASHI, Takayoshi HACHIJO
  • Publication number: 20210163728
    Abstract: According to one aspect of the present invention, a resin composition for an insulating layer includes: an olefinic resin as a main component; and a metal deactivator, wherein a content of the metal deactivator exceeds 0.05% by mass, and wherein a melting point of the metal deactivator is greater than or equal to 200° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventors: Syota MACHINAKA, Taro FUJITA, Shigeyuki TANAKA, Nayu YANAGAWA, Yuji OCHI, Satoshi OKANO, Yuto KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20210162942
    Abstract: [Problem] To provide a side airbag apparatus capable of quickly and properly restraining a passenger in the initial stage of deploying an airbag, along with a passenger protection apparatus including this. [Resolution means] A side airbag apparatus according to the present invention includes: an airbag for restraining a passenger when expanded and deployed; and an inflator for supplying expansion gas to the airbag. The airbag includes: a first chamber which houses the inflator and is deployed outside in the vehicle width direction of the frame side wall part; and a second chamber which is deployed inside in the vehicle width direction of the frame side wall part. In addition, the first chamber is deployed such that at least a portion thereof, as seen from the vehicle side, overlaps the frame side wall part. At this time, the rear end part of an expanding region of the second chamber, as seen from the vehicle side, is formed in front of the rear end part of the first chamber.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 5, 2018
    Publication date: June 3, 2021
    Inventor: Yuto KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20210138993
    Abstract: [Problem] To provide a vehicle side airbag apparatus which can eliminate the operation of joining baffles sectioning the inside of a side airbag into three chambers, facilitate and simplify the assembly operation thereof, easily and skillfully manufacture the side airbag, and improve productivity. [Resolution Means] In the state in which a side airbag is folded and stored, each of first and second baffles 5, 6 is provided facing each other in the width direction of the vehicle such that two surfaces on both sides of a ridge line Q extending in the longitudinal direction of this baffle are able to at least partially overlap each other, the side airbag includes a baffle intersection which is formed by allowing the first baffle to cross the second baffle, and this baffle intersection is partially formed at a predetermined position of the ridge line of the second baffle, in addition to having a crossover opening 16 at which the first baffle penetrates through the second baffle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 23, 2018
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Inventor: Yuto KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20210129787
    Abstract: [Problem] To provide a side airbag apparatus capable of quickly and properly restraining a passenger in the initial stage of deploying an airbag, along with a passenger protection apparatus including this side airbag apparatus. [Resolution means] A side airbag apparatus employed in a passenger protection apparatus according to the present invention includes: an airbag for restraining a passenger when expanded and deployed; and an inflator for supplying expansion gas to the airbag.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2018
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Inventor: Yuto KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20210126906
    Abstract: A communication device includes a signature encryption unit that encrypts input information with a secret key and transmits the information to a server device if the communication device belongs to a group, and a signature decryption unit that downloads, from the server device, encrypted n?1 pieces of the input information transmitted from other communication devices and decrypts the encrypted n?1 pieces of input information with the secret key if the communication device belongs to a group. The communication device transmits session key generation information to the server device via the signature encryption unit, generates a session key using n?1 pieces of session key generation information acquired via the signature decryption unit and session key generation information of the communication device, transmits a cipher text encrypted with the session key via the signature encryption unit to the server device, and decrypts n?1 cipher texts acquired via the signature decryption unit with the session key.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 16, 2019
    Publication date: April 29, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tetsutaro KOBAYASHI, Yuto KAWAHARA, Hitoshi FUJI, Reo YOSHIDA, Kazuki YONEYAMA
  • Patent number: 10981533
    Abstract: A side airbag device includes: an inflator; a cushion main body that is disposed at a side of a seat of a vehicle and that is expandable from the side toward a front of the vehicle by a gas; a cushion protrusion that is disposed at a vehicle front side with respect to the cushion main body and that is expandable to project further toward the front of the vehicle by receiving the gas from the cushion main body; a tether that is string-shaped, the tether bridging from the cushion protrusion over a predetermined position of the side of the seat, the tether maintaining the cushion protrusion in a state in which the cushion protrusion is folded back toward a rear of the vehicle; a sensor that receives information from the vehicle; and a tether cutter that cuts the tether according to the information obtained by the sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: AUTOLIV DEVELOPMENT AB
    Inventors: Yuto Kobayashi, Makoto Fuma, Hideho Fukuda, Hiroyuki Taguchi, Takanari Muroya
  • Publication number: 20210046895
    Abstract: [Problem] To provide: a side airbag device capable of quickly and properly restraining a passenger in the initial stage of deploying an airbag; and a vehicle seat provided with the side airbag device. [Resolution Means] A side airbag device is provided with: an airbag disposed inside a side supporting part of a seat, that restrains an occupant by expanding and deploying in the event of a vehicle collision; and an inflator that supplies an expansion gas to the airbag. Furthermore, the airbag is folded and stored in the side supporting part in an extended condition such that the vertical direction is the longitudinal direction. Furthermore, a lower part of the airbag in the stored condition is folded a plurality of times in the longitudinal direction to form a lower compressed part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Publication date: February 18, 2021
    Inventors: Yuto KOBAYASHI, Hiroyuki SHIMA
  • Publication number: 20210024030
    Abstract: Problem: To provide a side airbag device that can improve restraint performance by efficiently suppressing oscillation of an airbag cushion. Resolution Means: A side airbag device 100 is provided with: a vertically long rear chamber 116, a front chamber 118 that is inflated and deployed forward and upward from the rear chamber 116, an inflator 108 contained within a rear part of the rear chamber 116, and a cloth-like first tether 112 that is provided outside of the rear chamber 116, has a front end 122 connected to a front edge portion 124 of the rear chamber 116, and has a rear end 126 connected to the rear part of the rear chamber 116, and which is tensioned when the rear chamber 116 is inflated and deployed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2018
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: Autoliv Development AB
    Inventors: Makoto FUMA, Yuto KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20210012928
    Abstract: A multicore cable including a plurality of two-core parallel electric wires such that the plurality of two-core parallel electric wires are twisted together, wherein the two-core parallel electric wires each includes two conductors arranged in parallel to a length direction of the two-core parallel electric wire; an insulating layer that covers a periphery of the two conductors; a first shield tape that covers a periphery of the insulating layer in a state of being longitudinally attached to the insulating layer; a drain wire arranged inside the first shield tape; and a jacket that covers the first shield tape, wherein a cross-section of the insulating layer perpendicular to the length direction of the two-core parallel electric wire is an oval shape in which a length of a major axis is 1.7 times or more and 2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2019
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Inventors: Yuto KOBAYASHI, Masaki HAYAKAWA, Jun OTSUKA
  • Patent number: 10875487
    Abstract: A side airbag device stored in a side support of a vehicle seat includes an airbag module having an airbag with first and second chambers and an inflator and a webbing partially covering the airbag module. The first chamber is deployed toward a front side of the side support and the second chamber accommodates the inflator therein and is deployed at an inner side with respect to the first chamber. The webbing extends from a rear side of the airbag module along an inner side surface of the airbag module, passes through a pad of the side support along a first path so as to reach an outside of the side support, and further extend along an outer surface of the side support and reach proximately a front edge of the side support when viewed in horizontal cross section of the airbag module from above.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: AUTOLIV DEVELOPMENT AB
    Inventors: Yuto Kobayashi, Mitsuo Nogami
  • Patent number: 10857964
    Abstract: A side airbag device for restraining an occupant at an initial stage of airbag deployment. A seatback includes a side support portion that bulges out in a vehicle advancement direction on a vehicle width direction side portion. A side frame having a frame side wall that extends in the vehicle advancement direction when a horizontal section is disposed in the interior of the side support portion. The side airbag device is housed on a vehicle width direction inner side of the frame side wall. An inflator is provided on the vehicle width direction inner side of the frame side wall to supply inflation gas to the airbag. An internal vent hole through which the inflation gas flows from a sub-chamber into a main chamber is provided in a partition between the main chamber and the sub-chamber. The sub-chamber deploys so as to overlap the frame side wall when seen from the side of the vehicle. The main chamber deploys without overlapping the frame side wall when seen from the side of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: AUTOLIV DEVELOPMENT AB
    Inventors: Yuto Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Taguchi
  • Publication number: 20200377051
    Abstract: [Problem] To provide a side airbag apparatus that improves passenger restraining performance and maintains a form at the time of housing. [Solution] A side airbag apparatus 100 includes a frame-side plate portion 114 of a seat 102, and an airbag module 106 attached to the frame-side plate portion 114. The airbag module 106 includes a bracket 112, an inflator 110, an airbag cushion 108, and a soft cover 116 that is wrapped around the bracket 112 and the airbag cushion 108 in a housing form. The bracket 112 includes a through-hole 128 through which a stud bolt 118 extending from the inflator 110 passes, and a hook 130 provided at predetermined location on the front side of the frame-side plate portion 114. The soft cover 116 includes a bolt anchoring hole 120 to which the stud bolt 118 is hooked, and a hook anchoring hole 122 to which the hook 130 of the bracket 112 is hooked.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2020
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Yuto KOBAYASHI, Hideho FUKUDA
  • Publication number: 20200369232
    Abstract: [Problem] To provide an airbag device capable of controlling flow of gas discharged from an inflator. [Resolution Means] The airbag device is an airbag device that expands and deploys in a vehicle passenger compartment of a vehicle and restrains a passenger sitting in a first seat from a side, including: a cushion 41 provided with a horizontal portion 41d that deploys in a horizontal direction of the vehicle in an expanded and deployed state and a protruding portion 41e that deploys in an upward direction of the vehicle from a center portion of the horizontal portion 41d; a diffuser that is secured inside the cushion 41, that is open in the horizontal direction of the vehicle, closed in a downward direction of the vehicle, and partially or entirely closed in a direction toward the protruding portion; and an inflator 42 that is secured to the first seat, provided inside the diffuser, and that discharges gas for expansion and deployment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2020
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: Yuto KOBAYASHI, Tsutomu SAKURAI
  • Patent number: 10843656
    Abstract: A side airbag device includes: an inflator; a cushion that is expandable from the side of a seat toward a front of a vehicle; a vent hole that is provided at a predetermined position of the cushion and that discharges the gas; a patch that openably covers the vent hole from an inside of the cushion; a tether that is connected to the patch and a predetermined position (a tether cutter) of the side of the seat, the tether pulling the patch toward a rear of the vehicle so as to open the vent hole when the cushion is expanded and deployed; and a tether cutter that is configured to cut the tether in response to information relating to a state of the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: AUTOLIV DEVELOPMENT AB
    Inventors: Yuto Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Taguchi
  • Patent number: 10839982
    Abstract: A twinaxial parallel cable includes two conductors arranged parallel to each other, an insulating layer formed around the two conductors by extrusion coating, a shield tape wound around the insulating layer while extending longitudinally, a drain wire arranged inside the shield tape, and an outer coating formed to cover the shield tape. A cross section of the insulating layer perpendicular to a longitudinal direction of the twinaxial parallel cable is formed into an oval shape having a long axis that is 1.7 to 2.2 times a length of a short axis. The insulating layer has a groove in a portion including an intersection of an outline of the insulating layer and a perpendicular bisector of the long axis. The groove is formed to be more than 0.5 times to 0.9 times an outer diameter or a thickness of the drain wire. The drain wire is retained in the groove so that a part of the drain wire protrudes toward the shield tape beyond the insulating layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Yuto Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 10829080
    Abstract: A side airbag apparatus which allows a reduced amount of base fabric and, enables gas to flow efficiently inside the cushion. An inflator (110) supplies gas, a cushion (104) in which base fabrics are formed into a bag shape and inflates and deploys to protect an occupant (118) during a vehicle emergency, a base fabric joint portion (120) which is provided to join main panels 108a and 108b of the cushion (104) in a linear manner and partitions the cushion (104) into a rear chamber (114), a front chamber (116), and an opening (123) provided midway along the base fabric joint portion (120). The base fabric joint portion (120) includes vent forming portions 125a and 125b arranged in two rows which extend from both ends of the opening (123) towards the front chamber (116) or rear chamber (114) and form a projecting vent (124). The projecting vent (124) permits flow of gas between the rear chamber (114) and the front chamber (116).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: AUTOLIV DEVELOPMENT AB
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Taguchi, Yutaka Nakajima, Hideho Fukuda, Mitsuo Nogami, Yuto Kobayashi, Makoto Fuma
  • Publication number: 20200346604
    Abstract: [Problem] To provide a side airbag apparatus capable of quickly and properly restraining a passenger in the initial stage of deploying an airbag, along with a vehicle seat including this side airbag apparatus. [Resolution means] The airbag includes: a first chamber which is deployed towards the front of the side support part of the seat; a second chamber which starts being deployed inside the first chamber in the vehicle width direction prior to this first chamber; and a gas guide which is arranged in the first chamber so as to introduce the expansion gas (emitted from the inflator) into the second chamber. An internal vent hole, through which the expansion gas introduced by the gas guide flows into the second chamber, is formed at the boundary part between the first chamber and the second chamber. The second chamber includes: an upper region and a lower region; and an intermediate region disposed between the upper region and the lower region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2019
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventor: Yuto KOBAYASHI
  • Publication number: 20200346611
    Abstract: [Problem] To provide a side airbag apparatus capable of quickly and properly restraining a passenger in the initial stage of deploying an airbag, along with a passenger protection apparatus including this side airbag apparatus. [Resolution means] The airbag employed in the present invention includes: a first chamber (C1) which houses the inflator and is deployed outside in the vehicle width direction of the frame side wall part; a second chamber (C2) which is deployed inside in the vehicle width direction of the frame side wall part; and a gas guide (100) arranged so as to surround the inflator inside the first chamber. In addition, the first chamber (C1) is deployed such that at least a portion thereof, as seen from the vehicle side, overlaps the frame side wall part. A first inner vent is formed at the boundary part between the gas guide and the first chamber, with gas introduced from the gas guide to the first chamber via this first inner vent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 2, 2019
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Inventor: Yuto KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10804009
    Abstract: A twinax cable 100 includes a twinax structure, the twinax structure including: a signal wire pair, the signal wire pair including a pair of signal wires formed of a first signal wire and a second signal wire, and an insulating layer configured to cover the pair of signal wires; a drain wire; and a shield tape arranged on the outer circumferential side of the insulating layer to cover the signal wire pair and the drain wire. The insulating layer is mainly composed of polyethylene. The insulating layer includes not less than 30 ppm and not more than 4000 ppm of a hindered phenol-based antioxidant. A dielectric tangent tan ? of the insulating layer at the time of application of a high-frequency electric field having a frequency of 10 GHz is not more than 3.0×10?4.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Nayu Yanagawa, Shinya Nishikawa, Taro Fujita, Yuto Kobayashi, Masaki Hayakawa, Atsushi Tsujino, Yuji Ochi