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1. (WO2018087962) VEHICLE ANIMACY PERCEPTION PROMOTION SYSTEM, VEHICLE, VEHICLE ANIMACY PERCEPTION PROMOTION PROGRAM, AND CONTROL METHOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/087962    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2017/026727
Publication Date: Fri May 18 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Tue Jul 25 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: B62J 99/00
B60R 16/037
Applicants: YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
ヤマハ発動機株式会社
Inventors: SUEGAMI, Takashi
末神 翔
DAIMOTO, Hiroshi
大本 浩司
TANAKA, Soichiro
田中 聡一郎
HARA, Ioki
原 以起
KAWASHIMA, Masaya
川島 雅也
Title: VEHICLE ANIMACY PERCEPTION PROMOTION SYSTEM, VEHICLE, VEHICLE ANIMACY PERCEPTION PROMOTION PROGRAM, AND CONTROL METHOD
Abstract:
This vehicle animacy perception promotion system 90 comprises: an occupant pressure detection unit 42 which detects the movement of an occupant in a vehicle applying pressure to the vehicle using his/her muscle strength; two contact units 8R, 8L which make contact with different portions of the body of the occupant; an actuator 6; a command unit 52; and a drive unit 53. The actuator 6 applies, to at least one of the two contact units, a force, including a component for bringing the two contact units close to each other in a direction to connect the portions of the two contact units which make contact with the body portions, so that the two contact units sandwich the body portion of the occupant located therebetween and apply pressure thereto. The command unit 52 determines, on the basis of the movement detected by the occupant pressure detection unit, the force to be applied to at least one of the two contact units by the actuator so that the occupant's perception of the animacy of the vehicle is promoted.