Patents by Inventor Katsunori SUETSUGU

Katsunori SUETSUGU 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: 20240095144
    Abstract: When a current situation corresponds to at least one of action determination conditions as conditions for determining a curbing action as an action for curbing inappropriate use of an electronic device carried and used by a user, the electronic device determines the curbing action according to the action determination condition to which the current situation corresponds, and executes the determined curbing action.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2023
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Inventor: Katsunori Suetsugu
  • Publication number: 20240054423
    Abstract: Provided is a contract assistance system and computer program product capable of analyzing the content of a contract that is fair between contractors. A contract assistance system includes a contract terms setting unit configured to set contract terms including premise items serving as premises of a contract and a simulation item to be simulated, a contract analysis data storage unit configured to store contract analysis data used to analyze the contract, a contract analysis unit configured to analyze a central state of the simulation item that makes the content of the contract fair between the contractors, on the basis of the contract analysis data stored in the contract analysis data storage unit and the contract terms set by the contract terms setting unit, and a contract analysis results presentation unit configured to present analysis results obtained by the contract analysis unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2023
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventor: Katsunori SUETSUGU
  • Publication number: 20240053706
    Abstract: An electronic book display system includes a hologram generation unit that generates a hologram to reproduce an electronic book as a stereoscopic image of a book, and a display control unit that causes an SLM to display the hologram generated by the hologram generation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 7, 2023
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Inventor: Katsunori SUETSUGU
  • Patent number: 11886317
    Abstract: When a current situation corresponds to at least one of action determination conditions as conditions for determining a curbing action as an action for curbing inappropriate use of an electronic device carried and used by a user, the electronic device determines the curbing action according to the action determination condition to which the current situation corresponds, and executes the determined curbing action.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Inventor: Katsunori Suetsugu
  • Patent number: 11874025
    Abstract: [SUMMARY] [Problems to be Solved] To provide an air curtain apparatus that is small and simple, capable of separating a space, and capable of preventing entry of foreign matters such as droplets from one subspace into the other subspace. [Solution] An air curtain apparatus 1 includes a plurality of blowers 11 arrayed in an up-down direction and a plurality of second blowers 21 arrayed in the up-down direction. An air inlet port 23 included in the blower 21 faces an air outlet port 14 included in the blower 11. In a pair of the blower 11 and the blower 21, the blower 11 blows out a helical air current SA1 from the air outlet port 14, and the blower 21 sucks in the helical air current SA1 from the air inlet port 23. The air curtain apparatus 1 forms an air curtain AC1 with a plurality of the helical air currents SA1, the plurality of the helical air currents SA1 being blown from the plurality of the air outlet ports 14 and sucked into the plurality of air inlet ports 23.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Inventor: Katsunori Suetsugu
  • Patent number: 11823229
    Abstract: Provided is a product/service proposal system and computer program product for making, to a user who considers purchase of a product and/or service, a proposal leading the user to purchase a product and/or service using a display serving as communication means between the user and a supplier that supplies a product and/or service. The product/service proposal system includes a user action history acquisition unit configured to acquire a user action history, a parameter setting unit configured to set parameters indicating preferences of at least one of the user and the supplier in a process in which the user considers the purchase of the product and/or service, and a display proposal unit configured to determine a product and/or service to be proposed to the user on the basis of at least one of the user action history and the parameters and to make a proposal leading the user to purchase the determined product and/or service to the user using the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Inventor: Katsunori Suetsugu
  • Publication number: 20230351462
    Abstract: Provided is a contribution degree calculation system and computer program product for calculating the degree of contribution of “displays” serving as means for mediating supply and purchase of a product and/or service between a user who considers purchase of the product and/or service and a supplier that supplies the product and/or service.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2023
    Publication date: November 2, 2023
    Inventor: KATSUNORI SUETSUGU
  • Publication number: 20230316385
    Abstract: A target article place search system includes an article information storage unit configured to store article information that is information on articles in a target area, an article place storage unit configured to store article place information indicating places in which the articles are present, a search request receiving unit configured to receive a request to search for the target article in the target area made by the user, a target article determination unit configured to determine an article corresponding to the target article by searching the article information, an article place determination unit configured to determine a place in which the article corresponding to the target article determined by the target article determination unit is present on the basis of the article place information stored in the article place storage unit, and an article place notification unit configured to notify the user of the place.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2023
    Publication date: October 5, 2023
    Inventor: KATSUNORI SUETSUGU
  • Patent number: 11776523
    Abstract: In the sound insulation apparatus, a sound wave transmitter configured to transmit sound waves with frequencies including the frequencies of propagation sound waves from a sound source and a sound wave receiver configured to receive the sound waves transmitted from the sound wave transmitter are coupled such that the orientation of a sound wave transmission surface of the sound wave transmitter and the orientation of a sound wave receiving surface of the sound wave receiver intersect each other and one pair set is formed. The one pair set is disposed in plurality such that the sound wave transmission surface of one set is spaced from and opposed to the sound wave receiving surface of another set and a space surrounding the sound source is formed. The sound waves transmitted from each of the sound wave transmitters are mixed with the propagation sound waves.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2023
    Inventor: Katsunori Suetsugu
  • Publication number: 20230297991
    Abstract: Provided is a shopping payment system and shopping basket that allow for correct payment of the purchase price of products in a short time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 28, 2022
    Publication date: September 21, 2023
    Inventor: KATSUNORI SUETSUGU
  • Publication number: 20230255558
    Abstract: A head tilt motion assistance system includes a head tilt detection unit that detects a tilt of a head of a user, and a motion assistance notification unit that makes a motion assistance notification that is a notification for assisting in a head tilt motion that is a motion in which the user tilts the head, and the motion assistance notification unit makes the motion assistance notification on the basis of the tilt detected by the head tilt detection unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2023
    Publication date: August 17, 2023
    Inventor: Katsunori Suetsugu
  • Publication number: 20230247355
    Abstract: A sound generation apparatus includes sound collection means configured to collect a sound of a sound source in a space, image capture means configured to capture an image of the sound source, estimation means configured to estimate an attribute of the sound source from the image captured by the image capture means, sound generation means configured to obtain an acoustic characteristic of a target sound included in the sound collected by the sound collection means and to generate multiple masking sounds on the basis of the acoustic characteristic and the attribute of the sound source estimated by the estimation means, display means configured to display the attribute of the sound source estimated by the estimation means, sound selection means configured to receive selection of a masking sound from the masking sounds generated by the sound generation means, and sound output means configured to output the selected masking sound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 17, 2023
    Publication date: August 3, 2023
    Inventor: Katsunori SUETSUGU
  • Publication number: 20230215259
    Abstract: In a collision risk notification system notifying a user of a risk of a collision between the user and an object outside the user, the collision risk notification system includes a distance sensor disposed on an attached portion attached to a torso of the user and detecting a distance to the object in a non-contact manner, an output execution unit, and a collision risk notification unit. The collision risk notification system includes the distance sensor for the object present in a front direction of the user and the distance sensor for the object present in a rear direction of the user, and the collision risk notification system does not include at least one of the distance sensor for the object present in a left direction of the user or the distance sensor for the object present in a right direction of the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2023
    Publication date: July 6, 2023
    Inventor: Katsunori Suetsugu
  • Publication number: 20230176144
    Abstract: A present-position measurement system includes a magnetic-field generation unit that generates a magnetic field, a magnetic sensor that measures a direction of the magnetic field generated by the magnetic-field generation unit, and a present-position measurement unit that measures a present position of the magnetic sensor. The present-position measurement unit measures the present position of the magnetic sensor relative to the magnetic-field generation unit based on the direction of the magnetic field measured by the magnetic sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2022
    Publication date: June 8, 2023
    Inventor: Katsunori Suetsugu
  • Publication number: 20230117434
    Abstract: A voice conversation apparatus includes a microphone configured to convert a voice of the one speaking person into a voice signal, modulation means configured to modulate the voice signal into a signal using ultrasound as a carrier wave, sound wave emission means configured to emit the signal modulated by the modulation means as a sound wave using ultrasound as a carrier wave, alignment means used by the one speaking person to make alignment so that the sound wave emission means is oriented to another voice conversation apparatus, pairing means configured to perform a pairing process of connecting the voice conversation apparatus to the other voice conversation apparatus by near-field communication, and control means configured to receive an instruction to start a conversation from the one speaking person and to, when the pairing process is successful, cause the sound wave emission means to emit the sound wave.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2022
    Publication date: April 20, 2023
    Inventor: Katsunori SUETSUGU
  • Publication number: 20230058611
    Abstract: Provided is a product/service proposal system and computer program product for making, to a user who considers purchase of a product and/or service, a proposal leading the user to purchase a product and/or service using a display serving as communication means between the user and a supplier that supplies a product and/or service. The product/service proposal system includes a user action history acquisition unit configured to acquire a user action history, a parameter setting unit configured to set parameters indicating preferences of at least one of the user and the supplier in a process in which the user considers the purchase of the product and/or service, and a display proposal unit configured to determine a product and/or service to be proposed to the user on the basis of at least one of the user action history and the parameters and to make a proposal leading the user to purchase the determined product and/or service to the user using the display.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2022
    Publication date: February 23, 2023
    Inventor: KATSUNORI SUETSUGU
  • Publication number: 20230033239
    Abstract: When a current situation corresponds to at least one of action determination conditions as conditions for determining a curbing action as an action for curbing inappropriate use of an electronic device carried and used by a user, the electronic device determines the curbing action according to the action determination condition to which the current situation corresponds, and executes the determined curbing action.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2022
    Publication date: February 2, 2023
    Inventor: Katsunori Suetsugu
  • Publication number: 20230007119
    Abstract: An electronic device to be carried by the user and used by a user executes support status determination on the basis of information for determination acquired by an information acquisition unit that acquire the information for determination that is information to be used for the support status determination that is determination of a device support status that is a status of support of the electronic device by the user and makes a notification of information for notification that is information based on a result of the executed support status determination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventor: Katsunori Suetsugu
  • Publication number: 20230005035
    Abstract: Provided is a contribution degree calculation system and computer program product for calculating the degree of contribution of “displays” serving as means for mediating supply and purchase of a product and/or service between a user who considers purchase of the product and/or service and a supplier that supplies the product and/or service.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventor: KATSUNORI SUETSUGU
  • Publication number: 20220400599
    Abstract: A work management system includes an estimation unit that estimates a performed work amount based on a position of a portion of a work object to which a fluid is estimated to be blown while the work is performed. In addition, the work management system includes a first correction unit that compares a target passing position through which a fluid blowing device passes while the work is performed with a position of the fluid blowing device to determine whether the fluid blowing device has passed through the target passing position while the work is performed, and executes a first correction process of reducing the work amount estimated by the estimation unit when it is determined that the fluid blowing device has not passed through the target passing position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2022
    Publication date: December 22, 2022
    Inventor: Katsunori SUETSUGU