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Kazuaki Takano, Tatsuhiko Monzi, Yasunari Tanaka, Eiryoh Ondoh, Makoto Shioya: Imaging system for a vehicle which compares a reference image which includes a mark which is fixed to said vehicle to subsequent images. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, December 15, 1998: US05850254 (234 worldwide citation)

An environment recognition device formed in such a manner that an image sensor is installed so that an image sensor mounting location recognition mark falls within an image pickup area, comparator for comparing mark locations the images of which are picked up sequentially by the image sensor with re ...


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Sanshiro Obara, Ryoso Masaki, Toshiaki Okuyama, Tsutomu Ohmae, Keigo Naoi, Makoto Shioya: Control apparatus and control method for motor drive vehicle. Hitachi, Evenson McKeown Edwards & Lenahan, October 18, 1994: US05355749 (148 worldwide citation)

A control apparatus of a motor drive vehicle includes a unit for generating a target vehicle speed; a speed instruction unit for generating a target motor rotational speed of the motor based upon a preset motor control pattern in response to the target vehicle speed; a power circuit for operating th ...


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Kazuaki Takano, Naoyuki Tanaka, Makoto Shioya, Takuya Imaide, Kenichirou Kurata: Method and an apparatus for monitoring the environment around a vehicle and an operation support system using the same. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, March 18, 1997: US05612686 (79 worldwide citation)

Safety of the distance between vehicles is judged by monitoring whether or not an object other than a front road surface, namely, a preceding vehicle, exists in a predetermined area of the front road surface which is recognized by a picture processing unit used as a sensor for recognizing traffic st ...


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Masao Adachi, Naoyuki Ozaki, Makoto Shioya: Method for controlling active suspension system on the basis of rotational motion model. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, May 4, 1993: US05208749 (70 worldwide citation)

In order to cope appropriately with transient changes in the rotational angle of a vehicle body in various traveling states of the vehicle body, the rotational angle of the vehicle body is presumed on the basis of a beforehand stored equation of motion on the vehicle body and a sensed value of an ac ...


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Shinsuke Takahashi, Teruji Sekozawa, Makoto Shioya: Method for detecting cylinder air amount introduced into cylinder of internal combustion engine with exhaust gas recirculation system and for controlling fuel injection. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, April 27, 1993: US05205260 (63 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling an internal combustion engine employing an exhaust gas recirculation system wherein a fuel injection amount is controlled corresponding to a calculated cylinder air mass flow rate and the method comprises the steps of: deriving a flow rate of a recirculated exhaust gas flowi ...


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Mikihiko Onari, Motohisa Funabashi, Teruji Sekozawa, Makoto Shioya: Electronic engine control apparatus. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnich & McKee, February 23, 1993: US05189621 (62 worldwide citation)

An electronic engine control apparatus includes: a plurality of first sensors for detecting the driving action taken in accordance with a driver's intent; a plurality of second sensors for detecting the operating conditions of a vehicle and an engine; a plurality of actuators for controlling the eng ...


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Shinsuke Takahashi, Teruji Sekozawa, Makoto Shioya: Method and system for engine control. Hitachi, Antonelli Terry Stout & Kraus, February 1, 1994: US05282449 (48 worldwide citation)

To ensure a high-precision simultaneous control of the enginegenerated torque, air fuel ratio of the automobile engine and related factor, the present invention calculates the target air mass flow rate as the air mass flow rate at the inlet port which achieves the target torque, estimates the air fl ...


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Takeiki Aizono, Makoto Shioya, Teruji Sekozawa, Koichi Sano, Masanori Kataoka: Transport system. Hitachi, Mattingly Stanger Malur & Brundidge P C, March 7, 2006: US07010583 (44 worldwide citation)

A transport system composed of road side stations installed along roads and vehicles running on roads, wherein emergency processing at the time of an accident, a local information providing service, and so on are realized by the road side stations in cooperation of the road side stations and the res ...


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Motohisa Funabashi, Teruji Sekozawa, Makoto Shioya, Mikihiko Onari, Shinsuke Takahashi, Gohki Okazaki: Method of controlling fuel supply to engine by prediction calculation. Hitachi, Fay Sharpe Beall Fagan Minnish & McKee, January 29, 1991: US04987888 (43 worldwide citation)

In a fuel supply control method of an automobile engine wherein a plurality of parameters representing an operating condition of the engine are measured, and a fuel supply quantity is determined based on the measured values so as to attain a target air-fuel ratio, an amount of air flowing into each ...


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Seiji Ukai, Yukihiro Kawamata, Tomiharu Yoshida, Makoto Shioya, Toshiro Shibata, Atsuya Toyama: Method and apparatus for gathering vehicle information. Hitachi, Hogan & Hartson, November 23, 2004: US06823258 (42 worldwide citation)

A method for collecting and processing information from a vehicle is disclosed. The information is useful for providing a loss-insurance coverage. The method includes the following steps: (a) Information is automatically transmitted from the vehicle to a central vehicle-information management center ...