Patents by Inventor Zixun Mei

Zixun Mei 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: 20210114226
    Abstract: A product conveyance robot includes: a travel portion configured to travel on a road surface; a holding portion provided above the travel portion and configured to hold a product, the holding portion being provided rotatably around a lateral turn axis extending in the height direction of the holding portion; and a controller configured to control driving of the travel portion and a rotation angle of the holding portion around the lateral turn axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 14, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Zixun Mei, Satoshi Okamoto, Takuya Watabe, Shinya Sakurai
  • Publication number: 20210114430
    Abstract: A traveling body is equipped with a traveling portion provided on a lower side of a main body portion. The traveling portion has middle wheels that are spaced apart from a rising axis extending in a width direction by a fixed distance, front links that space front wheels and the rising axis apart from each other respectively by a fixed distance, rear links that space rear wheels and the rising axis apart from each other respectively by a fixed distance, and a fixed frame that rises/falls as the rising axis rises/falls and that supports the main body portion. The front links and the rear links are coupled in such a manner as to be able to rock with respect to each other respectively around the rising axis. A controller lifts the main body portion and the middle wheels by rocking the front links and the rear links each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2020
    Publication date: April 22, 2021
    Inventors: Zixun MEI, Hiroyuki KOBAYASHI, Takashi NISHIMURA, Takuya WATABE
  • Patent number: D917592
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Zixun Mei, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, Takashi Nishimura