Toyota Patent Applications

INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE

Granted: July 18, 2024
Application Number: 20240239192
The mobile device is provided with an operation restriction unit, and the operation restriction unit determines which seat of the vehicle is being operated from the captured image of the back camera. When determining that the captured image is captured by the driver's seat, the operation restriction unit restricts the operation of the process execution unit. Accordingly, in the mobile device, it is possible to prevent the mobile device from being operated in the driver's seat, which is…

INFORMATION PROCESSING DEVICE

Granted: July 18, 2024
Application Number: 20240244140
An information processing device includes a control unit configured to: receive information indicating that a specific user is requesting a start of a telephone conversation with an operator, and specific information including at least one of information on details of an interaction between the specific user and a specific device before the specific user requests the telephone conversation and information on a status of a specific vehicle before the specific user requests the start of…

DETERMINATION DEVICE

Granted: July 18, 2024
Application Number: 20240239228
The determination device includes a storage unit, a communication unit, and a control unit. The storage unit can store a plurality of pieces of charging result information including a set of charging place information indicating a charging place included in a request received in the past and charging possibility information indicating whether or not the vehicle has been charged at the charging place. The communication unit can communicate with a user terminal carried by the user, and can…

ELECTRIC VEHICLE ENERGY DEPLETION MANAGEMENT

Granted: July 18, 2024
Application Number: 20240239227
An example operation includes one or more of determining an electric vehicle has obtained a charge from a renewable energy source, determining a further electric vehicle has obtained a further charge from a non-renewable energy source, and notifying the electric vehicle to alter a driving style contributing to a depletion of the charge faster than a depletion of the further charge.

MANAGING AVAILABILITY OF LIMITED CHARGING STATIONS

Granted: July 18, 2024
Application Number: 20240239226
An example operation includes one or more of determining that an increased charging need for electric vehicle charging stations within a location may be imminent due to an increased number of electric vehicles to an area. The increased charging need may be due to, for example, an event, festival or a holiday season, particularly where the area may be a popular tourist destination. Having determined an increased charging need, electric vehicles associated with the location may be sent a…

CHARGE MANAGEMENT DEVICE

Granted: July 18, 2024
Application Number: 20240239224
A charge management device includes a communication unit that communicates with a terminal device of an operator who delivers a charger for charging a vehicle of a user to a location desired by the user and collects the charger, and a control unit that transmits a collection instruction that instructs collection of the charger to the terminal device via the communication unit based on charging information that indicates a state of charge to the vehicle from the charger.

METHOD

Granted: July 18, 2024
Application Number: 20240239222
The method is a method executed by a control device used to provide a charging service for transporting a power supply facility used for charging a vehicle to a user-specified location, the method comprising: acquiring specified location information about the specified location; and determining whether to transport the power supply equipment based on the area of the designated location.

VEHICLE

Granted: July 18, 2024
Application Number: 20240239210
A vehicle includes a battery, a rotating electric machine, an electric power conversion device, a charging device, and a control device. When the battery is charged, the charging device supplies direct-current power to a neutral point of the rotating electric machine, and the rotating electric machine and the electric power conversion device boost the direct-current power and supply the power to the battery. During traveling, the control device predicts a traveling time to a charging…

VEHICLE DISPLAY CONTROL DEVICE, VEHICLE DISPLAY CONTROL METHOD, AND VEHICLE STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: July 18, 2024
Application Number: 20240239195
A vehicle display control device includes at least one processor, wherein the at least one processor is configured to: recognize an object ahead of a host vehicle; and cause display of respective superimposed images, having lengths in a vehicle vertical direction, at each side of the recognized object in a vehicle width direction, at a display area so as to be superimposed on a view ahead of the host vehicle, the superimposed images being spaced apart from each other in the vehicle width…

INFORMATION PROVISION DEVICE, DISPLAY METHOD, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER STORAGE MEDIUM

Granted: July 18, 2024
Application Number: 20240239193
An information provision device includes an information display screen configures to display information to be provided to a driver of a vehicle and a control device configured to control displayed content of the information display screen. The control device detects a positional relationship of the vehicle and an object present in a rear region of the same based on surrounding data showing a situation in the surroundings of the vehicle, detects a line-of-sight direction of the driver…

CONTROL SYSTEM, OPERATION DEVICE, CONTROL METHOD, AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM

Granted: July 18, 2024
Application Number: 20240238056
A control system according to the present disclosure includes an operation device and a control unit. The operation device includes a movement operation unit configured to accept a moving operation for moving a mobile robot and a switching operation unit configured to accept an operation for switching the modes between the autonomous moving mode and the user operation mode. The control unit switches whether or not to accept the moving operation by the movement operation unit based on…

IN-WHEEL MOTOR DRIVE DEVICE MOUNTED ON MOTOR VEHICLE

Granted: July 18, 2024
Application Number: 20240239187
A gear case of an in-wheel motor drive device houses first and second helical gears, has a first opening in its inner wall through which a motor main shaft passes, and has a second opening in its outer wall through which an axle passes. The in-wheel motor drive device further includes a first thrust bearing attached to the outer wall and supporting the first helical gear, and a second thrust bearing attached to the inner wall and supporting the second helical gear. The directions of…

ELECTRIFIED VEHICLE

Granted: July 18, 2024
Application Number: 20240239178
An electrified vehicle including a battery for drive, a charger, an electric motor, a transfer device, and a power control circuit is provided. A drive device including the electric motor, the transfer device, and a differential device and the power control circuit are housed in the same case as an integrated electromechanical unit. When mounted on the vehicle, rotational axes of components of the drive device are positioned such that the transfer device, the differential device, and the…

TIRE COVER FOR WHEELCHAIR

Granted: July 18, 2024
Application Number: 20240239168
The tire cover covers a tire of the wheelchair from outside in the radial direction. The tire cover comprises a plurality of cover pieces, each of which has an arc shape. An opening groove is formed on an inner circumferential side of each of the plurality of cover pieces. A sliding surface and a friction surface are formed on an inner surface of the opening groove. The sliding surface is formed near an opening end. The friction surface is formed on a bottom surface of the opening groove…

IN-VEHICLE TEMPERATURE CONTROL SYSTEM

Granted: July 18, 2024
Application Number: 20240239158
A system includes a refrigeration circuit, low-temperature circuit and controller. The refrigeration circuit includes: a tiller for absorbing heat from a colling water to a refrigerant; and a condenser for releasing heat from the refrigerant to an outside, and realizes a refrigeration cycle by circulating the refrigerant therethrough. The low-temperature circuit includes the tiller and an external heat exchanger for absorbing heat from an outside to the first heat medium, and circulate…

IN-VEHICLE TEMPERATURE CONTROL SYSTEM

Granted: July 18, 2024
Application Number: 20240239157
A system includes: a low-temperature circuit having a chiller and in which a cooling water circulates therethrough; a heat dissipation unit for dissipating heat to an air; a refrigeration circuit in which a refrigerant circulates and for absorbing heat from the cooling water to the refrigerant at the chiller and dissipating heat from the refrigerant at the heat dissipation unit; a ratio adjusting device for adjusting a heat dissipation unit passing ratio; and a controller for controlling…

FIBER STRUCTURE

Granted: July 18, 2024
Application Number: 20240239056
A fiber structure includes a cylindrical body that has a plurality of fiber layers including: a first fiber layer including at least one of a first yarn and a second yarn; and a second fiber layer including the first yarn and the second yarn. The first yarn and the second yarn are formed of reinforced fibers. The first fiber layer does not include interlaced sections in which the second yarn is interlaced with the first yarn. One of the fiber layers that forms an inner surface of the…

MOLD LOCKING ASSEMBLY

Granted: July 18, 2024
Application Number: 20240239031
A mold locking assembly includes a mold set with a first mold and a second mold adjacent the first mold, a catch plate rigidly attached to the first mold, and a base plate rigidly attached to the second mold. The base plate includes a pair of posts spaced apart from each other and extending from a base portion of the base plate in a normal direction. An L-shaped latch arm pivotally attached to the pair of posts is included and the L-shaped latch arm is configured to engage the catch…

DIRECT AIR CAPTURE DEVICE AND CARBON DIOXIDE CAPTURE METHOD

Granted: July 18, 2024
Application Number: 20240238717
A direct air capture device according to one aspect of the present disclosure includes a carrier with a carbon dioxide adsorbent supported thereon. The direct air capture device electrically heats the carrier when desorbing the carbon dioxide adsorbed by the carbon dioxide adsorbent. Since the direct air capture device according to one aspect of the present disclosure electrically heats the carrier without using a heat medium, heat is not lost from the heat medium to a pipe or the like,…

OPERATION TERMINAL CONTROL DEVICE

Granted: July 18, 2024
Application Number: 20240238669
An angle detection unit for detecting a first angle, which is a relative angle of a display unit capable of displaying an image provided on an operation terminal held by a user, with respect to a first predetermined direction; and when the first angle is not within a first range. and a control unit that limits either or both of an input operation by the user to the input unit provided in the operation terminal and a display operation of the display unit compared to when the first angle…