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Masaki Kakihara, Masao Sasaki, Yasuyuki Masaki, Tatsuaki Taniguchi, Toshihiko Okamoto, Futoshi Shoji, Keiji Takao: Navigation apparatus for vehicles. Mazda Motor Corporation, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, March 8, 1994: US05293163 (195 worldwide citation)

A navigation apparatus for vehicles according to the present invention has a display device for displaying road information. The navigation system is designed to selectively display the road information which is close to the current position of the vehicle and/or the demands of the driver from a lar ...


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Masaki Kakihara, Masao Sasaki: Apparatus for navigating vehicle. Mazda Motor Corporation, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, September 3, 1991: US05046011 (138 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a navigation apparatus for showing a driver the current position of his vehicle by estimating the vehicle position on the basis of the travel direction and travel distance thereof and matching the current vehicle position thus estimated to map information stored previously. The apparatu ...


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Masaki Kakihara, Futoshi Shoji, Masao Sasaki, Yasuyuki Masaki: Navigation apparatus for vehicles. Mazda Motor Corporation, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, December 28, 1993: US05274387 (69 worldwide citation)

A navigation apparatus for vehicles has a display device for displaying map information. On the screen of the display device, a current position of the vehicle on which this navigation apparatus is mounted is displayed. Also, a route to a preset destination starting from the current position is disp ...


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Goro Asai, Fusaki Igarashi, Kenichi Murata, Takahiro Hashimoto, Masaki Kakihara: Route guiding apparatus and medium. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, July 16, 2002: US06421606 (67 worldwide citation)

A route guiding apparatus provides information for a route using public transportation as an alternative to a vehicular route. In addition to searching for a vehicular route from a current location to a destination, it is determined whether the current location and the destination are within a zone ...


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Masaki Kakihara, Futoshi Shoji: Automotive navigation system. Mazda Motor Corporation, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson, March 27, 1990: US04912645 (44 worldwide citation)

An automotive navigation system has a receiver for receiving data signals on present position of the vehicle transmitted from satellites. A present position detecting system detects the present position of the vehicle on the basis of the data signals. A display device shows the present position of t ...


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Masaki Kakihara, Masao Sasaki: Vehicle navigation apparatus employing node selection, comparison and elimination techniques. Mazda Motor Corporation, Price Heneveld Cooper DeWitt & Litton, April 28, 1992: US05109344 (37 worldwide citation)

A vehicle navigation apparatus which selects possible target nodes stored in memory based on the present position of the vehicle and then eliminates those nodes not possible to reach after comparing the bearing from the present position of the vehicle to each selected node with the present bearing o ...


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Yasuyuki Furuta, Masaki Kakihara, Yasuyuki Aoki, Haruhiko Terada: Charging system which carries out data processing for fee payment. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha, Pillsbury Winthrop, January 18, 2005: US06845362 (33 worldwide citation)

A charging system which carries out position confirmation of a moving body at a place where there is a radio wave blocked facility, and which carries out automatic detection of GPS antenna blockage for avoiding charging. The charging system includes a GPS positioning device for recognizing a vehicle ...


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Masaki Kakihara, Yasuyuki Furuta, Haruhiko Terada, Yasuyuki Aoki: Charging device for transferring information relating to the collection of a toll on a moving body. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha, Pillsbury Winthrop, October 25, 2005: US06959282 (27 worldwide citation)

A toll collection arrangement based on the position and travel of a vehicle. A charging area is defined with a buffer area surrounding it. Charges are made when a vehicle enters the charging area for the first time from the buffer area. Later excursions from the charging area into the buffer area an ...


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Yasuyuki Aoki, Masaki Kakihara: Monitoring system for automatic charging apparatus for vehicle. Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha, Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, May 30, 2006: US07053792 (27 worldwide citation)

When a monitor apparatus judges that a vehicle has stopped at a predetermined position (step 705), the monitor apparatus transmits pseudo position information of the vehicle (dummy data) to an automatic charging apparatus (step 725). The automatic charging apparatus calculates a charge amount on the ...


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Yasuyuki Aoki, Masaki Kakihara: Vehicle collected fee distributing system. Aisin Seiki Kabushiki Kaisha, Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, February 3, 2009: US07487108 (13 worldwide citation)

An on-vehicle automatic charging apparatus 10 obtains its own position information from GPS signals from GPS satellites 51 to 53, determines on the basis of the position information whether conditions for charging are satisfied, and subtracts a calculated charge amount from an inserted prepaid car, ...



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