Toyota Patent Applications

ARITHMETIC DEVICE, CONTROL PROGRAM, MACHINE LEARNER, GRASPING APPARATUS, AND CONTROL METHOD

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200368901
The arithmetic device configured to perform a calculation for controlling a motion of a grasping apparatus that performs work involving a motion of sliding a grasped object includes: an acquisition unit configured to acquire a state variable indicating a state of the grasping apparatus during the work; a storage unit storing a learned neural network that has been learned by receiving a plurality of training data sets composed of a combination of the state variable acquired in advance and…

INFORMATION PROCESSING SYSTEM AND INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200369125
In an information processing system, a strength acquiring unit acquires the strength of odor in a vehicle cabin of a vehicle. When the acquired strength of odor is equal to or higher than a threshold value, an output unit outputs information for requesting cleaning of the vehicle. A type acquiring unit acquires the type of odor in the vehicle cabin. When the acquired strength of odor is equal to or higher than the threshold value, a cleaning action determination unit determines a…

MOBILE CABIN SET, MOBILE CABIN, AND ATTACHMENT FOR CABIN

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200369195
Provided is a mobile cabin set that allows flexible arrangement of layout in a cabin. One aspect of the present disclosure provides a mobile cabin set that includes a cabin body configuring a Dart of a moving body and including a ceiling surface, a floor surface, and two or more side surfaces that define an interior space; at least one rail arranged on at least one surface of the ceiling surface, or the two or more side surfaces of the cabin body, the at least one rail extending in a…

SURROUNDING CIRCUMSTANCE MONITORING APPARATUS

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200369218
A surrounding circumstance monitoring apparatus (3) has a housing (31) forming a housing space (31s) therein; and a monitoring unit (32) in the hosing space that monitors a surrounding circumstance of a vehicle, the housing has two housing parts (311, 312) that are bonded to each other via flanges (311f, 312f), a first flange part (311f1, 312f1) protruding upwardly from an upper surface (31U) of the housing is inclined with respect to the upper surface and/or a second flange part (312f2,…

BRAKING FORCE CONTROL APPARATUS

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200369247
A braking force control apparatus includes a fluid pressure generation mechanism, a braking mechanism and an electric control unit. The fluid pressure generation mechanism causes a braking mechanism to generate a required fluid pressure. The braking mechanism applies a braking force depending on the required fluid pressure to each of wheels through the pressing of a braking member against a rotating rotary member due to the required fluid pressure. The electronic control unit performs,…

HYBRID VEHICLE AND CONTROL METHOD FOR SAME

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200369260
The hybrid vehicle includes an engine, a motor connected to the engine, and an electronic control unit configured to control the motor to execute motoring to rotate a crankshaft of the engine. The electronic control unit is configured to execute speed-drop offset control when a rotation speed of the engine falls below a first rotation speed that is lower than a self-sustaining rotation speed of the engine while the engine is operated in a self-sustaining manner at the self-sustaining…

VEHICLES AND SYSTEMS FOR PREDICTING ROAD AGENT BEHAVIOR BASED ON DRIVING STYLE

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200369268
An embodiment takes the form of a method carried out by a vehicle. The vehicle identifies a characteristic of a road agent. Based on the identified characteristic, the vehicle determines a driving style of the road agent. The vehicle predicts a behavior of the road agent based on the determined driving style.

VEHICLE

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200369269
In vehicle platooning, when road surface information is received from a preceding vehicle, an ECU determines whether a specific spot on a road included in the road surface information can be avoided. That is, the ECU determines whether avoidance control can be performed. When it is determined that the avoidance control can be performed, the ECU transmits the road surface information received from the preceding vehicle to a following vehicle, and performs the avoidance control to avoid…

INFORMATION PROCESSING APPARATUS, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND PROGRAM

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200369298
A control unit of a server device as an information processing apparatus is configured to: provide first information on a service for each of a plurality of moving objects, each of which is configured to provide a different service and autonomous travel; acquire second information on time and location of at least one service that a user wants to use; and determine at least one moving object that matches with the user based on the first information and the second information, and generate…

VEHICLE FRONT STRUCTURE

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200369323
The disclosure provides a vehicle front structure that includes a dash panel that separates a front compartment and a vehicle cabin from each other, and dash members attached to a surface of the dash panel on a side of the vehicle cabin. Right and left wheel house portions are provided in right and left lower half portions of the dash panel, respectively, the right and left wheel house portions projecting towards the vehicle cabin so as to configure rear walls of wheel houses for front…

CONTROL DEVICE FOR INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200370488
A control device comprising a first exhaust temperature calculation part calculating a temperature of exhaust flowing into a PM trapping device as a first exhaust temperature, a second exhaust temperature calculation part calculating a temperature of exhaust flowing out from the PM trapping device as a second exhaust temperature, a rate of change over time calculation part calculating a rate of change over time of the first exhaust temperature and a rate of change over time of the second…

CONTROL DEVICE FOR INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200370489
A control device comprising a first exhaust temperature calculation part calculating a temperature of exhaust flowing into a PM trapping device as a first exhaust temperature, a second exhaust temperature calculation part calculating a temperature of exhaust flowing out from the PM trapping device as a second exhaust temperature, a rate of change over time calculation part calculating a rate of change over time of the first exhaust temperature and a rate of change over time of the second…

CONTROL DEVICE FOR INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200370490
A control device comprising a first exhaust temperature calculation part calculating a temperature of exhaust flowing into a PM trapping device as a first exhaust temperature, a second exhaust temperature calculation part calculating a temperature of exhaust flowing out from the PM trapping device as a second exhaust temperature, a rate of change over time calculation part calculating a rate of change over time of the first exhaust temperature and a rate of change over time of the second…

CONTROL DEVICE FOR INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200370491
A control device comprising a first exhaust temperature calculation part calculating a temperature of exhaust flowing into a PM trapping device as a first exhaust temperature, a second exhaust temperature calculation part calculating a temperature of exhaust flowing out from the PM trapping device as a second exhaust temperature, a rate of change over time calculation part calculating a rate of change over time of the first exhaust temperature and a rate of change over time of the second…

VEHICLE RANGE SWITCHING DEVICE

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200370645
A range switching device for switching between a plurality of shift ranges in a vehicle. In the range switching device, the shift ranges are switched depending on a rotational angle of a detent plate that has (i) a first engaged portion for maintaining an angle value of the rotational angle of the detent plate by which a parking range as one of the shift ranges is established in the vehicle and (ii) a second engaged portion for maintaining another angle value of the rotational angle of…

INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD AND PROGRAM

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200371532
An information processing device includes a control unit that executes: generating a traveling plan for an autonomous vehicle, the traveling plan including a traveling route and a traveling schedule; and generating a moving image to be displayed on a display device that is provided in a vehicle cabin of the autonomous vehicle. The control unit generates the traveling plan or the moving image, such that at least a part of a behavior of the autonomous vehicle when the autonomous vehicle…

METHOD FOR PRODUCING METAL FOILS

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200373084
There is provided a method for producing metal foils, capable of easily crystalizing amorphous soft magnetic material of a plurality of metal foils into nano-crystal magnetic by uniformly heating the metal foils. Separating members (magnets) are disposed on the opposite sides of a laminate, which has been obtained by laminating a plurality of metal foils made of amorphous soft magnetic material, in the laminated direction of the laminate, and the metal foils forming the laminate are…

POWER STORAGE MODULE

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200373607
Provided is an electricity-storage module including: a stacked body that includes electrodes which are stacked along a first direction; a sealing body that is provided to the stacked body so as to surround a peripheral edge portion of the electrodes, forms an inner space that stores an electrolytic solution between the electrodes adjacent to each other along the first direction, and seals the inner space; and a reinforcing body that is provided in the electrodes so as to suppress…

DRIVING SYSTEM

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200373840
There is provided a driving system configured to control an input current of a boost converter when temperature of a reactor becomes higher than a temperature reference value that is lower than a heatproof temperature of the reactor, compared with the input current when the temperature of the reactor is equal to or lower than the temperature reference value. A first temperature is set to the temperature reference value when ambient temperature is equal to or higher than a predetermined…

INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE, INFORMATION PROCESSING METHOD, AND PROGRAM

Granted: November 26, 2020
Application Number: 20200374705
An information processing device according to an embodiment of the disclosure includes a communication environment map generation unit configured to, based on information representing a communication environment of 5G at a predetermined point acquired by a plurality of vehicles passing through the predetermined point and vehicle information relating to the communication environment of 5G at the predetermined point, determine a communication environment of 5G in a vehicle at the…