Patents by Inventor Akira Koyama

Akira Koyama has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210290699
    Abstract: Object of the invention is to provide a novel, safe, and side effect-free ghrelin secretion promoter which is capable of exhibit secreting effect of ghrelin present in human body in a form of food that is familiar and easy to be taken in. Hypophagia (loss of appetite) can be remarkably improved by a familiar, easy and safe mean by taking a given lactic acid bacteria per se or fermented milk prepared using the same as a ghrelin secretion promoter.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2017
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: Meiji Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Akira Tamura, Satomi Koyama, Yukio Asami
  • Publication number: 20210256444
    Abstract: An information processing device (20) includes a data analyzing unit (221) that acquires failure information of an infrastructure and recovery information of the infrastructure, analyzes the failure information of the infrastructure and recovery information of the infrastructure, and processes detailed information of the failure information of the infrastructure and recovery information of the infrastructure into simplified contents, and a concealed map display unit (222) that, in a case of receiving a request for the failure information and recovery information, outputs processed failure information and recovery information to a requester.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Publication date: August 19, 2021
    Applicant: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
    Inventors: Akira KOYAMA, Yukiyoshi OTA, Tomohiro KOKOGAWA, Koji KISHI, Naoko KOSAKA
  • Publication number: 20210241406
    Abstract: A management device (10) includes a mission pack acquisition unit (12a), a process set acquisition unit (12b), and an integration unit (12c). The mission pack acquisition unit (12a) acquires a mission pack associated with a set of check items to be implemented during crisis response and association between a process indicating a phase of a critical event and the mission pack. The process set acquisition unit (12b) acquires a process set associated with a set of processes. The integration unit (12c) integrates, for each process set, association among the process, the mission pack, and the check items as integrated information (11d).
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2019
    Publication date: August 5, 2021
    Applicant: NIPPON TELEGRAPH AND TELEPHONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinya TAKADA, Junko HASHIMOTO, Koji KISHI, Yoshihiro YOSHIDA, Tsuneko KURA, Akira KOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20210231394
    Abstract: The invention provides metal members having liquid-repellent and corrosion-resistant surfaces, without the need for SAM surface treatment. A metal member of the disclosure has a porous surface, having the porous surface directly covered by a hydrocarbon-based oil comprising zinc dialkyldithiophosphate (ZnDTP). The porous surface may be an oxidized surface, and especially an anodized surface. The metal member may be a member of Al, Ti, Fe or Mg, or an alloy of any of these metals, or stainless steel. The concentration of the zinc dialkyldithiophosphate (ZnDTP) may be 0.1 mass % to 30.0 mass % with respect to the hydrocarbon-based oil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2021
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Inventors: Norio INAMI, Kenichi KOHASHI, Hiroki HABAZAKI, Akira KOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20210133655
    Abstract: A transportation plan generation apparatus can access transported item count information that stores a transportation date, a transported item, and a transported item count, transported item information that stores the transported item and a volume, and transportation fee information that stores a transportation means, a load volume, a fee for each period. The apparatus executes: detecting a first period, among a plurality of periods, during which the transportation volume for each period based on the transported item count and the volume exceeds a threshold; identifying second periods that are prior to the first period, and that don't correspond to the first period; determining a given second period during which the fee for the transportation means is less expensive than for the first period, among the second periods, to be a period to which a portion of the transportation volume of the first period is reallocated; and outputting a determination result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2020
    Publication date: May 6, 2021
    Applicant: HITACHI TRANSPORT SYSTEM, LTD.
    Inventors: Issei SUEMITSU, Kei UTSUGI, Junko HOSODA, Naoko KISHIKAWA, Yoshihito SHIMAZU, Takahiro NISHIKAWA, Akira KOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20200274200
    Abstract: The disclosure provides an electrolyte solution that enables a lithium ion secondary battery to have reduced initial resistance, a small increase in resistance at high-temperature cycles, and reduced gas generation at high temperature. The electrolyte solution for a lithium ion secondary battery contains lithium difluorophosphate, an oxalic acid ion, and a compound (1) represented by the following formula (1): wherein R1 and R2 are each independently a methyl group, an ethyl group, a propyl group, or a butyl group.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Applicants: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA, DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Akira KOYAMA, Hiroto Asano, Shimpei Kondo, Shigeaki Yamazaki, Tomoya Hidaka
  • Publication number: 20180355274
    Abstract: A gas engine lubricating oil composition, comprising a lubricating base oil, an anti-wear agent which contains phosphorus as a constituent element and does not contain sulfur as a constituent element, an organomolybdenum friction modifier, a calcium salicylate detergent, and a magnesium salicylate detergent, wherein the ratio of a calcium element content in the composition to a magnesium element content in the composition is 1.50 to 1.80, and wherein the amount of sulfated ash measured in accordance with JIS K2272 is 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 7, 2018
    Publication date: December 13, 2018
    Applicant: JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation
    Inventor: Akira KOYAMA
  • Patent number: 9786953
    Abstract: Provided is a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery combining excellent input/output performance with great durability (cycle characteristics) and an assembly thereof. The present invention provides a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery assembly. The positive electrode has a maximum operating voltage of 4.3 V or higher relative to lithium metal, comprising a positive electrode active material and an ion-conductive inorganic phosphate compound. The non-aqueous electrolyte solution comprises a supporting salt, an oxalatoborate-type compound, and a non-aqueous solvent. The non-aqueous solvent is formed of a non-fluorinated solvent. This invention also provides a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery obtained by charging the non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takeshi Abe, Toshiyuki Kawai, Akira Koyama
  • Patent number: 9505986
    Abstract: The aviation fuel oil base of the present invention is obtained by hydrotreating an oil to be treated containing an oxygen-containing hydrocarbon compound derived from an animal or vegetable oils and fat and a sulfur-containing hydrocarbon compound and then hydroisomerizing the resultant hydrotreated oil, wherein a yield of a fraction having a boiling range of 140 to 300° C. is 70 mass % or more; an isoparaffin content is 80 mass % or more; a content of isoparaffin having 2 or more branches is 17 mass % or more; an aromatic content is less than 0.1 vol %; an olefin content is less than 0.1 vol %; a sulfur content is less than 1 mass ppm; and an oxygen content is less than 0.1 mass %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 29, 2016
    Assignee: JX NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasutoshi Iguchi, Hideki Ono, Akira Koyama
  • Patent number: 9464250
    Abstract: The present invention provides a process of producing an aviation fuel base oil having excellent combustibility, oxidation stability and life cycle characteristics, hydrotreating in the presence of hydrogen a feedstock comprising an oxygen-containing hydrocarbon compound originating from an animal or vegetable fat (preferably an animal or vegetable fat that contains fatty acids each having 10 to 14 carbon atoms in the fatty acid carbon chain in the total amount of 60 percent by mass or more) and a sulfur-containing hydrocarbon compound. The present invention also provides a process for producing an aviation fuel base oil by blending such an aviation fuel base oil and an aviation fuel base oil produced by refining crude oil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2016
    Assignee: JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation
    Inventors: Akira Koyama, Tatsuo Hamamatsu, Yasutoshi Iguchi, Hideshi Iki
  • Patent number: 9447333
    Abstract: The present invention provides an environment friendly aviation fuel base oil having combustibility, oxidation stability and excellent life cycle characteristics and contributing to diversification of primary energy, which is produced by hydrotreating a feedstock comprising a mixed oil of an oxygen-containing hydrocarbon compound originating from an animal or vegetable fat and a sulfur-containing hydrocarbon compound or a feedstock comprising said mixed oil and a petroleum base oil produced by refining crude oil and an aviation fuel composition comprising the aviation fuel base oil, and an aviation fuel composition containing such an aviation fuel base oil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation
    Inventors: Akira Koyama, Tatsuo Hamamatsu, Yasutoshi Iguchi, Hideshi Iki
  • Patent number: 9377361
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a human body detecting system includes a mobile communication device, a stand, and a false detection reducing unit. The mobile communication device includes a communication unit for performing communication. The stand includes a human sensor for detecting a human body based on an ambient temperature distribution, and a storage unit for storing detection information of the human sensor. The false detection reducing unit is configured to perform false detection reducing processing on at least either one of the detection information of the human sensor and operation of the human sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2016
    Assignee: KYOCERA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Toshihisa Nabata, Akira Koyama, Takanori Hashizume, Akinori Kanai
  • Patent number: 9283552
    Abstract: A method for producing an aviation fuel oil base, including: a first step of obtaining a first generated oil by hydrotreating a feedstock by bringing a feedstock which includes an oxygen-containing hydrocarbon compound derived from an animal or vegetable oils and fat into contact with a first dual functional catalyst which has dehydrogenation and hydrogenation functions and which includes a metal of group 6B of the periodic table, a metal of group 8, and an amorphous solid acidic substance, in the presence of hydrogen; and a second step of obtaining a second generated oil including an aviation fuel oil base by hydroisomerizing the first generated oil by bringing the first generated oil into contact with a second dual functional catalyst which has dehydrogenation and hydrogenation functions and which includes a metal of the group 8 of the periodic table and a crystalline solid acidic substance, in the presence of hydrogen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: JX NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuaki Hayasaka, Hideki Ono, Akira Koyama, Hideshi Iki
  • Publication number: 20150311563
    Abstract: Provided is a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery combining excellent input/output performance with great durability (cycle characteristics) and an assembly thereof. The present invention provides a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery assembly. The positive electrode has a maximum operating voltage of 4.3 V or higher relative to lithium metal, comprising a positive electrode active material and an ion-conductive inorganic phosphate compound. The non-aqueous electrolyte solution comprises a supporting salt, an oxalatoborate-type compound, and a non-aqueous solvent. The non-aqueous solvent is formed of a non-fluorinated solvent. This invention also provides a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery obtained by charging the non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2015
    Publication date: October 29, 2015
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takeshi ABE, Toshiyuki KAWAI, Akira KOYAMA
  • Patent number: 9140762
    Abstract: It is possible to provide a mobile electronic device which can accurately judge the service life of a cell even when the cell is replaced. Provided is also a method for controlling the mobile electronic device. A control block (48) includes: a voltage measurement unit (100) which is connected to a charge cell (32) and measures a voltage value of the charge cell (32); and a control unit (101) which performs control to measure a voltage of the charge cell (32) by the voltage measuring unit (100) upon each start and end of charge of the charge cell (32), stores in a storage unit (42), information on a number of charge/discharge times identified by the measured voltage value, and outputs information on the service life of the charge cell (32) according to the information on the number of charge/discharge times from an output unit (equivalent to a display (21) a speaker (45)).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2015
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventors: Takanobu Hayakawa, Akira Koyama, Masayoshi Nakajima
  • Publication number: 20140323777
    Abstract: The aviation fuel oil base of the present invention is obtained by hydrotreating an oil to be treated containing an oxygen-containing hydrocarbon compound derived from an animal or vegetable oils and fat and a sulfur-containing hydrocarbon compound and then hydroisomerizing the resultant hydrotreated oil, wherein a yield of a fraction having a boiling range of 140 to 300° C. is 70 mass % or more; an isoparaffin content is 80 mass % or more; a content of isoparaffin having 2 or more branches is 17 mass % or more; an aromatic content is less than 0.1 vol %; an olefin content is less than 0.1 vol %; a sulfur content is less than 1 mass ppm; and an oxygen content is less than 0.1 mass %.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2014
    Publication date: October 30, 2014
    Applicant: JX NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasutoshi IGUCHI, Hideki ONO, Akira KOYAMA
  • Patent number: 8784645
    Abstract: The method for manufacturing a hydrocarbon oil of the present invention comprises a first step wherein a plurality of reaction zones filled with a specific catalyst is disposed in series and a feedstock oil containing an oxygen-containing hydrocarbon compound derived from an animal or vegetable oil is supplied and hydrotreated under the conditions of a hydrogen pressure of 1 MPa or more and 10 MPa or less in each of the reaction zones; and a second step wherein hydrogen, hydrogen sulfide, carbon dioxide and water are removed from a product to be treated obtained in the first step to obtain a hydrocarbon oil. Among the plurality of reaction zones, the inlet temperature of the reaction zone disposed on the most upstream side is 150° C. or more and 250° C. or less, the inlet temperature of the second most upstream reaction zone or below is equal to or higher than the condensation temperature of water, and the outlet temperature of the reaction zone disposed on the most downstream side is 260° C.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2014
    Assignee: JX Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation
    Inventors: Yasutoshi Iguchi, Tatsuo Hamamatsu, Hideki Ono, Akira Koyama, Hideshi Iki
  • Patent number: 8774877
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a mobile electronic device includes: a first housing; a second housing; a hinge portion for coupling the first housing and the second housing; and a fuel cell that is mounted to at least either one of the first housing and the second housing, and that uses liquid fuel. The hinge portion has formed thereon a fuel injection port from which the liquid fuel used in the fuel cell can be externally injected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2014
    Assignee: Kyocera Corporation
    Inventors: Kazuyoshi Suda, Akira Koyama
  • Publication number: 20140115954
    Abstract: To provide an aviation fuel oil composition which has excellent life cycle characteristics and achieves excellent specific fuel consumption. The aviation fuel oil composition according to the present invention includes: a first base which is a fraction having a boiling range of 140 to 280° C. obtained through a step of hydrotreating a first feedstock containing a sulfur-containing hydrocarbon compound and an oxygen-containing hydrocarbon compound derived from an animal or vegetable oil and fat or a second feedstock which is an oil blend of the first feedstock and a petroleum-based base obtained by refining a crude oil; and a second base which is a fraction having a boiling range of 140 to 280° C. obtained from a heavy oil cracking apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2014
    Publication date: May 1, 2014
    Applicant: JX NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION
    Inventor: Akira KOYAMA
  • Patent number: 8615007
    Abstract: To provide a switching system with telephone switching function mainly on the basis of hardware processing by using isochronous channel which is a real time communication channel. The switching system comprises a gateway node connected with ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network) and PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network), and one or more extension nodes, and a serial bus such as IEEE 1394 bus. The gateway node transforms data rate of outside line into data rate of extension node, and the other way around, and secure a seamless communication channel. Concretely, the gateway node secures an isochronous channel, according to a request from the extension nodes or the outside line, and executes switching such as transfer or reservation. A resource manager holds a table for managing the gateway node and extension node.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2013
    Assignee: Juniper Networks, Inc.
    Inventor: Akira Koyama