Patents by Inventor Kanta SUZUKI

Kanta SUZUKI 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: 20220414499
    Abstract: A property prediction system for a semiconductor element is provided. The property prediction system includes a memory unit, an input unit, a processing unit, and an arithmetic unit. The processing unit has a function of creating a learning data set from first data stored in the memory unit, a function of creating prediction data from second data supplied from the input unit, a function of converting qualitative data (a material name or a compositional formula) into quantitative data (the properties of an element and a composition), and a function of performing extraction or removal on the first data and the second data. The first data includes step lists of first to m-th semiconductor elements (m is an integer of 2 or more) and the properties of the first to m-th semiconductor elements. The second data includes a step list of an (m+1)-th semiconductor element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2020
    Publication date: December 29, 2022
    Inventors: Shunsuke HOSOUMI, Kunihiko SUZUKI, Kanta ABE, Yuji IWAKI, Daigo SHIMADA, Etsuko KAMATA
  • Patent number: 11489133
    Abstract: A novel light-emitting device is provided. A light-emitting device with high emission efficiency is provided. A light-emitting device with along lifetime is provided. A light-emitting device with low driving voltage is provided. The light-emitting device includes an anode, a cathode, and an EL layer between the anode and the cathode. The EL layer includes a hole-injection layer, a light-emitting layer, and an electron-transport layer. The hole-injection layer is positioned between the anode and the light-emitting layer. The electron-transport layer is positioned between the light-emitting layer and the cathode. The hole-injection layer contains a first substance and a second substance. The first substance is an organic compound which has a hole-transport property and a HOMO level higher than or equal to ?5.7 eV and lower than or equal to ?5.4 eV. The second substance exhibits an electron-accepting property with respect to the first substance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Inventors: Satoshi Seo, Hiromi Seo, Kunihiko Suzuki, Kanta Abe, Yuji Iwaki, Naoaki Hashimoto, Tsunenori Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20220344654
    Abstract: Provided is a positive electrode for a secondary battery, which has a small change in a crystal structure due to charging and discharging and has excellent cycle performance. The positive electrode for a secondary battery includes n positive electrode active material layers (n is an integer greater than or equal to 2), n?1 separation layer(s), and a positive electrode current collector layer. The positive electrode active material layers and the separation layer(s) are alternately stacked. The positive electrode active material layer contains lithium, cobalt, and oxygen. The separation layer contains a titanium compound. Titanium oxide and titanium nitride are preferable as the titanium compound, and titanium oxide is particularly preferable.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2020
    Publication date: October 27, 2022
    Inventors: Shunpei YAMAZAKI, Tatsuyoshi TAKAHASHI, Kunihiko SUZUKI, Kanta ABE, Yuji IWAKI
  • Publication number: 20220250937
    Abstract: A novel method for manufacturing a positive electrode active material is provided. In the method, an acid solution is formed by mixing an aqueous solution containing nickel, cobalt, and manganese with an aqueous solution containing a first additive element; a composite hydroxide containing nickel, cobalt, manganese, and the first additive element is formed by a reaction between the acid solution and an alkaline solution; the composite hydroxide and a lithium source are mixed and heated (first heating) to form a composite oxide; and the composite oxide and a second additive element source are mixed and heated (second heating). The first additive element is at least one of gallium, boron, aluminum, indium, magnesium, and fluorine, and the second additive element is at least one of calcium, gallium, boron, aluminum, indium, magnesium, and fluorine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2022
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Inventors: Shunpei YAMAZAKI, Yusuke YOSHITANI, Takashi HIRAHARA, Kunihiko SUZUKI, Kanta ABE
  • Patent number: 10354693
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a determination unit configured to determine a playback mode of sound included in content. The information processing apparatus includes a playback unit configured to play back the sound included in the content in the playback mode determined by the determination unit, at playback of the content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: YAHOO JAPAN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ai Matsubara, Kenichi Kuromusha, Yoshihito Nishikawa, Yoshio Ikai, Kazutaka Kimura, Kanta Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10176490
    Abstract: An advertisement distribution control apparatus according to an embodiment includes a view count determination unit and a distribution/non-distribution decision unit. The view count determination unit determines the number of views of content information being distributed. The distribution/non-distribution decision unit decides whether or not to distribute advertisement information to terminal apparatuses viewing the content information based on the number of views determined by the view count determination unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: YAHOO JAPAN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazutaka Kimura, Kanta Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10078847
    Abstract: A distribution device includes a distribution unit which distributes a control program for controlling content to be displayed on a user terminal, to the user terminal. The control program is a display program to be executed in the user terminal, and controls the user terminal to execute a sound playback procedure for playing back a sound when content is included in an area specified by the display program for displaying the content, a viewable area acquisition procedure for acquiring the area specified by the display program in the content as a viewable area, a display area determination procedure for determining whether a display area where a video is displayed corresponding to the content is positioned in the viewable area, and a video playback procedure for stopping playback of the sound and starting playback of the video, when determined that the display area is positioned in the viewable area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: YAHOO JAPAN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ai Matsubara, Eiji Sumitomo, Kazutaka Kimura, Kanta Suzuki
  • Patent number: 10003859
    Abstract: A distribution device includes a distribution unit that distributes a content including a control program to a user terminal. The control program causes the user terminal to execute an acquisition procedure for acquiring an area of the content, the area being displayed by a browser program, as a viewable area, a determination procedure for determining whether or not a display area where a video is displayed, the display area being included in the content, is located in the viewable area, and a playback procedure for starting playback of the video if the display area is located in the viewable area and the situation of the user terminal is a predetermined situation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: YAHOO JAPAN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Eiji Sumitomo, Kanta Suzuki, Kazutaka Kimura
  • Patent number: 9794635
    Abstract: A distribution device includes a distribution unit configured to distribute, to a user terminal, a content control program for controlling content displayed on the user terminal. The content control program causes the user terminal to execute a viewable area acquisition procedure of acquiring, as information on a viewable area, information on an area of the content displayed by a browser program, a reference position acquisition procedure of acquiring pieces of information on a plurality of reference positions defined on a display area of the content on which a video image is displayed, a determination procedure of determining whether the plurality of reference positions are located in the viewable area, and a playback start procedure of starting playback of the video image when it is determined that the plurality of reference positions are located in the viewable area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2017
    Assignee: YAHOO JAPAN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Eiji Sumitomo, Kanta Suzuki, Kazutaka Kimura
  • Patent number: 9705460
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a learning unit which learns sound level manipulation relating to a sound level of a terminal device used by a user based on information relating to the user. The information processing apparatus includes a determination unit which determines a reproduction mode at the time when the terminal device reproduces an audio contained in a content according to a learning result of the learning unit. The information processing apparatus includes a controller which controls an audio contained in the content in the reproduction mode determined by the determination unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 11, 2017
    Assignee: YAHOO JAPAN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kenichi Kuromusha, Yoshihito Nishikawa, Yoshio Ikai, Toru Takei, Kazutaka Kimura, Kanta Suzuki
  • Patent number: 9544342
    Abstract: Digital media playback instruction distribution devices, methods, and programs access a memory storing content data, the content data including website content for distribution to a remote terminal, the website content including a display area for displaying digital media. The devices, methods, and programs receive a request for the stored web content from the remote terminal, calculate a time period over which a user of the remote terminal is estimated to need to browse the website content when it is rendered on the remote terminal, and transmit the website content and a delay instruction to the remote terminal, the delay instruction instructing the remote terminal to delay playback of digital media displayed in the display area until after the calculated time period has elapsed since display of the website content on the remote terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2017
    Assignee: YAHOO JAPAN CORPORATION
    Inventors: Eiji Sumitomo, Kanta Suzuki, Kazutaka Kimura
  • Publication number: 20160072466
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a learning unit which learns sound level manipulation relating to a sound level of a terminal device used by a user based on information relating to the user. The information processing apparatus includes a determination unit which determines a reproduction mode at the time when the terminal device reproduces an audio contained in a content according to a learning result of the learning unit. The information processing apparatus includes a controller which controls an audio contained in the content in the reproduction mode determined by the determination unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2015
    Publication date: March 10, 2016
    Inventors: Kenichi KUROMUSHA, Yoshihito NISHIKAWA, Yoshio IKAI, Toru TAKEI, Kazutaka KIMURA, Kanta SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20160065888
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a determination unit configured to determine a playback mode of sound included in content. The information processing apparatus includes a playback unit configured to play back the sound included in the content in the playback mode determined by the determination unit, at playback of the content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2015
    Publication date: March 3, 2016
    Inventors: Ai MATSUBARA, Kenichi KUROMUSHA, Yoshihito NISHIKAWA, Yoshio IKAI, Kazutaka KIMURA, Kanta SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20150269608
    Abstract: An advertisement distribution control apparatus according to an embodiment includes a view count determination unit and a distribution/non-distribution decision unit. The view count determination unit determines the number of views of content information being distributed. The distribution/non-distribution decision unit decides whether or not to distribute advertisement information to terminal apparatuses viewing the content information based on the number of views determined by the view count determination unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2014
    Publication date: September 24, 2015
    Inventors: Kazutaka KIMURA, Kanta SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20150088963
    Abstract: A distribution device includes a distribution unit configured to distribute, to a user terminal, a content control program for controlling a content displayed on the user terminal. The content control program causes the user terminal to execute a determination procedure for determining whether a time required for a user operating the user terminal to browse a document included in the content has passed since the content is displayed, and a video playback procedure for starting playback of a video in the content when it is determined that the time has passed since the content is displayed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2014
    Publication date: March 26, 2015
    Inventors: Eiji SUMITOMO, Kanta SUZUKI, Kazutaka KIMURA
  • Publication number: 20150089542
    Abstract: A distribution device includes a distribution unit configured to distribute, to a user terminal, a content control program for controlling content displayed on the user terminal. The content control program causes the user terminal to execute a viewable area acquisition procedure of acquiring, as information on a viewable area, information on an area of the content displayed by a browser program, a reference position acquisition procedure of acquiring pieces of information on a plurality of reference positions defined on a display area of the content on which a video image is displayed, a determination procedure of determining whether the plurality of reference positions are located in the viewable area, and a playback start procedure of starting playback of the video image when it is determined that the plurality of reference positions are located in the viewable area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 8, 2014
    Publication date: March 26, 2015
    Inventors: Eiji SUMITOMO, Kanta SUZUKI, Kazutaka KIMURA
  • Publication number: 20150081406
    Abstract: A distribution device includes a distribution unit which distributes a control program for controlling content to be displayed on a user terminal, to the user terminal. The control program is a display program to be executed in the user terminal, and controls the user terminal to execute a sound playback procedure for playing back a sound when content is included in an area specified by the display program for displaying the content, a viewable area acquisition procedure for acquiring the area specified by the display program in the content as a viewable area, a display area determination procedure for determining whether a display area where a video is displayed corresponding to the content is positioned in the viewable area, and a video playback procedure for stopping playback of the sound and starting playback of the video, when determined that the display area is positioned in the viewable area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2014
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Inventors: Ai MATSUBARA, Eiji SUMITOMO, Kazutaka KIMURA, Kanta SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20150082339
    Abstract: A distribution device 20 includes a distribution unit 22 that distributes a content including a control program to a user terminal 30. The control program causes the user terminal 30 to execute an acquisition procedure for acquiring an area of the content, the area being displayed by a browser program, as a viewable area, a determination procedure for determining whether or not a display area where a video is displayed, the display area being included in the content, is located in the viewable area, and a playback procedure for starting playback of the video if the display area is located in the viewable area and the situation of the user terminal 30 is a predetermined situation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2014
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Inventors: Eiji SUMITOMO, Kanta SUZUKI, Kazutaka KIMURA