Patents by Inventor Jun Tsukamoto

Jun Tsukamoto 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).

  • Patent number: 10926637
    Abstract: An onboard voice outputting device includes: a judging section that judges whether or not an occupant of a vehicle is alone; and an outputting section that, in a case in which it is judged by the judging section that the occupant of the vehicle is alone, outputs information, which is an object of outputting, to a voice outputting section that is installed in the vehicle and that outputs information by voice into a vehicle cabin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Jun Ikeda, Masaki Tsukamoto, Hideo Hasegawa, Yukiya Yamane
  • Patent number: 10916246
    Abstract: An information processing device enables a user to register a wake-up-word for activating a predetermined function by voice recognition. The information processing device includes a receiving unit configured to receive, from a user, an input word for registering a wake-up-word, and a determination unit configured to determine whether the input word received by the receiving unit satisfies conditions for an accuracy of voice recognition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Jun Tsukamoto
  • Publication number: 20210026601
    Abstract: [Problem] Provided are a semiconductor device and a multiply-accumulate operation device that enable integration at a higher density by further reducing a mounting area per synapse. [Solution] A semiconductor device including: a plurality of synapses in which a nonvolatile variable resistance element taking a first resistance value and a second resistance value lower than the first resistance value and a fixed resistance element having a resistance value higher than the second resistance value are connected in series; and an output line that outputs a sum of currents flowing through the plurality of synapses. [Selected Drawing] FIG.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2019
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Inventors: Toshiyuki Kobayashi, Rui Morimoto, Jun Okuno, Masanori Tsukamoto, Yusuke Shuto
  • Patent number: 10902857
    Abstract: An onboard control device includes: a deriving section that, on the basis of information that is an object of outputting, derives a conveying degree that expresses an extent to which it is desired to convey the information that is the object of outputting to each of plural occupants who exist within a vehicle; a selecting section that, in accordance with the conveying degrees of each of the vehicle occupants that have been derived by the deriving section, selects an outputting device that is to output the information that is the object of outputting, from among plural outputting devices that exist within the vehicle; and a control section that carries out control for causing the information, which is the object of outputting, to be outputted from the outputting device selected by the selecting section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masaki Tsukamoto, Jun Ikeda, Hideo Hasegawa, Yukiya Yamane
  • Publication number: 20210013219
    Abstract: A semiconductor storage device and a multiplier-accumulator are provided that are capable of applying a sufficient voltage to a ferroelectric capacitor and are suitable for high integration. A semiconductor storage device includes: a transistor; and a ferroelectric capacitor that is formed by sandwiching a ferroelectric material between a pair of conductive materials, one of the pair of conductive materials being electrically connected to a gate electrode of the transistor, in which a channel of the transistor is three-dimensionally formed over a plurality of surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Publication date: January 14, 2021
    Applicant: SONY SEMICONDUCTOR SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jun OKUNO, Fumitaka SUGAYA, Masanori TSUKAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10871178
    Abstract: A transaxle includes a braking unit disposed in the transaxle casing, the braking unit configured to brake the axle. The braking unit includes an operating shaft projecting from one side of the transaxle casing. A link mechanism of the transaxle is includes a relay arm rotatably pivoted on a shaft provided on the one side of the transaxle casing, a brake arm fixed to the operating shaft, the brake arm being configured to rotate between a braking position and an unbraking position of the braking unit together with the operating shaft, a first link configured to manipulate the relay arm, and a second link configured to join the relay arm to the brake arm. The link mechanism constrains motion of the brake arm through the second link such that an external force on the braking unit cannot cause an unexpected release from the braking state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: Kanzaki Kokyukoki Mfg. Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jun Matsuura, Michio Tsukamoto, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Masaru Iida, Takehiro Ota
  • Patent number: 10826096
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a fuel cell system for preventing carbon deposition in a fuel cell stack to be supplied with reformed gas. A fuel cell system 10A of the present invention includes a partial oxidation reformer 22 for partially oxidizing raw fuel to produce carbon monoxide and hydrogen, a shift reactor 23 for shift reacting the carbon monoxide with steam to produce carbon dioxide and hydrogen, a fuel cell stack 20 for generating electric power by electrochemical reaction between oxidant gas and the hydrogen which is produced in at least one of the partial oxidation reformer 22 and the shift reactor 23, and an exhaust gas recirculation pipe P6 for supplying steam contained in exhaust gas of the fuel cell stack 20 to the shift reactor 23.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jun Mizuno, Shigeru Toda, Keiji Tsukamoto, Hiroki Homma
  • Publication number: 20200160834
    Abstract: An information processing device according to embodiments includes a communication unit configured to receive audio data of content and text data corresponding to the audio data, an audio data reproduction unit configured to perform reproduction of the audio data, a text data reproduction unit configured to perform the reproduction by audio synthesis of the text data, and a controller that controls the reproduction of the audio data or the text data. The controller causes the text data reproduction unit to perform the reproduction of the text data when the audio data reproduction unit is unable to perform the reproduction of the audio data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2019
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Jun TSUKAMOTO
  • Publication number: 20200043382
    Abstract: An electronic device including a large display region and with improved portability is provided. An electronic device with improved reliability is provided. An information processing device includes a first film, a panel substrate, and at least a first housing. The panel substrate has flexibility and a display region, and the first film has a visible-light-transmitting property and flexibility. The first housing includes a first slit, the panel substrate includes a region positioned between the first film and a second film, the first slit has a function of storing the region, and one or both of the panel substrate and the first film can slide along the first slit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2017
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Toshiyuki ISA, Akio ENDO, Yosuke TSUKAMOTO, Jun KOYAMA
  • Publication number: 20200026920
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a display control unit configured to, when an authentication image including an iris of an eye of a user is obtained, cause a display unit to display an authentication UI for obtaining an authentication image with which it is easy to perform iris authentication.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Jun KIMURA, Takeo TSUKAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10525906
    Abstract: A branch structure in which a branch harness is connected to a trunk harness includes connecting terminals. The trunk harness includes a plurality of trunk lines which are parallel-arranged. The branch harness includes a plurality of branch lines. The connecting terminals are respectively connected to the plurality of the trunk lines so as to electrically connect the plurality of the branch lines to the plurality of the trunk lines respectively. The trunk lines include connecting parts recessed in a radial direction. The connecting parts are arranged along an arrangement direction of the plurality of the trunk lines. The connecting terminals respectively includes connecting plate parts connected to the connecting parts in surface contact.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: YAZAKI CORPORATION
    Inventors: Masashi Tsukamoto, Daiyu Nakajima, Jun Kimura, Mihoko Sowa
  • Patent number: 10460164
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a display control unit configured to, when an authentication image including an iris of an eye of a user is obtained, cause a display unit to display an authentication UI for obtaining an authentication image with which it is easy to perform iris authentication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jun Kimura, Takeo Tsukamoto
  • Patent number: 10401968
    Abstract: For indirect determination of digit movement, apparatus, methods, and computer program products are disclosed. The apparatus for indirect determination of finger movement includes a processor and a memory that stores code executable by the processor. The processor obtains frequency data corresponding to movement of a user's limb, extracts frequency data having a predetermined feature value from the measured frequency data; and determines from the extracted frequency data whether the movement of the limb corresponds to a predetermined digit motion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.
    Inventors: Susumu Shimotono, Yasushi Tsukamoto, Jun Luo, Hiroshi Itoh, Ryohta Nomura
  • Publication number: 20190219074
    Abstract: A transaxle includes a braking unit disposed in the transaxle casing, the braking unit configured to brake the axle. The braking unit includes an operating shaft projecting from one side of the transaxle casing. A link mechanism of the transaxle is includes a relay arm rotatably pivoted on a shaft provided on the one side of the transaxle casing, a brake arm fixed to the operating shaft, the brake arm being configured to rotate between a braking position and an unbraking position of the braking unit together with the operating shaft, a first link configured to manipulate the relay arm, and a second link configured to join the relay arm to the brake arm. The link mechanism constrains motion of the brake arm through the second link such that an external force on the braking unit cannot cause an unexpected release from the braking state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Inventors: Jun MATSUURA, Michio TSUKAMOTO, Hiroshi SUGIMOTO, Masaru IIDA, Takehiro OTA
  • Publication number: 20190184826
    Abstract: An onboard voice outputting device includes: a judging section that judges whether or not an occupant of a vehicle is alone; and an outputting section that, in a case in which it is judged by the judging section that the occupant of the vehicle is alone, outputs information, which is an object of outputting, to a voice outputting section that is installed in the vehicle and that outputs information by voice into a vehicle cabin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Inventors: Jun Ikeda, Masaki Tsukamoto, Hideo Hasegawa, Yukiya Yamane
  • Publication number: 20190189131
    Abstract: An onboard control device includes: a deriving section that, on the basis of information that is an object of outputting, derives a conveying degree that expresses an extent to which it is desired to convey the information that is the object of outputting to each of plural occupants who exist within a vehicle; a selecting section that, in accordance with the conveying degrees of each of the vehicle occupants that have been derived by the deriving section, selects an outputting device that is to output the information that is the object of outputting, from among plural outputting devices that exist within the vehicle; and a control section that carries out control for causing the information, which is the object of outputting, to be outputted from the outputting device selected by the selecting section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 17, 2018
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Inventors: Masaki Tsukamoto, Jun Ikeda, Hideo Hasegawa, Yukiya Yamane
  • Publication number: 20190066678
    Abstract: An information processing device enables a user to register a wake-up-word for activating a predetermined function by voice recognition. The information processing device includes a receiving unit configured to receive, from a user, an input word for registering a wake-up-word, and a determination unit configured to determine whether the input word received by the receiving unit satisfies conditions for an accuracy of voice recognition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 22, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Jun TSUKAMOTO
  • Patent number: 9048445
    Abstract: To provide a gate insulating material which has high chemical resistance, is superior in coatability of a resist and an organic semiconductor coating liquid, and has small hysteresis, a gate insulating film and an FET using the same by a polysiloxane having an epoxy group-containing silane compound as a copolymerization component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2015
    Assignee: TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
    Inventors: Seiichiro Murase, Takenori Fujiwara, Yukari Jo, Jun Tsukamoto
  • Patent number: 8642895
    Abstract: A substrate with a transparent conductive layer includes a transparent supporting substrate, a thermosetting resin layer containing 50% by weight or more of a melamine resin, and a carbon nanotube conductive layer in this order, wherein a value of linearity of resistance of the carbon nanotube conductive layer is 1.5% or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2014
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Junji Mata, Jun Tsukamoto, Hiroki Sekiguchi
  • Patent number: 8558108
    Abstract: An electron donating organic material includes a benzothiadiazole compound including (a) a benzothiadiazole skeleton and (b) an oligothiophene skeleton, and having a band gap (Eg) of 1.8 eV or less, and a level of highest occupied molecular orbital (HOMO) of ?4.8 eV or less, wherein said benzothiadiazole compound is formed by covalently combining the benzothiadiazole skeleton and the oligothiophene skeleton alternately, a proportion between the benzothiadiazole skeleton and the oligothiophene skeleton is within a range of 1:1 to 1:2 (however, excluding 1:1), and the number of thiophene rings contained in an oligothiophene skeleton is 3 or more and 12 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2013
    Assignee: Toray Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Daisuke Kitazawa, Shuhei Yamamoto, Jun Tsukamoto