Patents by Inventor Kazumasa Tanaka

Kazumasa Tanaka 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: 10193157
    Abstract: A negative electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery, which has high energy density and which can suppress a crease (form change) of a negative electrode active material layer and a negative electrode current collector caused by the expansion and contraction occurring along with the quick charging and discharging and also suppress the falloff of the negative electrode active material layer after the quick charging and discharging cycle, and a lithium ion secondary battery using the negative electrode. The negative electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery and the lithium ion secondary battery include: a negative electrode active material including 5% or more of silicon or silicon oxide; a binder that is polyacrylate whose carboxylic groups at terminals of side chains of polyacrylic acid are cross-linked with magnesium or alkaline earth metal; and a negative electrode current collector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuyuki Hosaka, Yasuhiro Ikeda, Kazumasa Tanaka, Atsushi Sano
  • Patent number: 10114492
    Abstract: Provided is an information processing device including a pressure sensor configured to be capable of detecting a pressure position which is a position of a pressure portion subjected to a pressure manipulation by a user and a pressure force which is a pressure at a time of the pressure manipulation, and to have a cylindrical shape, and a position specifying unit configured to specify a position in a three-dimensional space according to the pressure position and the pressure force.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yoshinori Takagi, Seiko Maehara, Naoyuki Hirota, Hitoshi Mukai, Kazumasa Tanaka, Kunio Kawaguchi, Hiroyuki Morisaki, Ichiro Ogata
  • Publication number: 20180030243
    Abstract: Disclosed is a vinyl chloride-based resin composition having excellent weather resistance, coloration resistance, and thermal stability as well as excellent transparency, and a molded article using this vinyl chloride-based resin composition. Specifically, the vinyl chloride-based resin composition contains a vinyl chloride-based resin in an amount of 100 parts by mass, an organic acid zinc salt as a component (A) in an amount of 0.01 to 10.0 parts by mass, a ?-diketone compound as a component (B) in an amount of 0.01 to 10.0 parts by mass, and one or more triazine-based compounds as a component (C) represented by Formula (1) in an amount of 0.01 to 20.0 parts by mass. (In Formula (1), R1 to R3 represent a linear or branched alkyl group having 1 to 12 carbon atoms or the like, and R4 to R6 represent an alkyl group having 1 to 8 carbon atoms or the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2016
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Inventors: Ryusuke MITAMURA, Yuto ISHIZUKA, Masaru NAGAHAMA, Kazumasa TANAKA
  • Patent number: 9881215
    Abstract: Apparatus for identifying one or more still images in one or more moving image contents. An identifying unit is configured to identify one or more still images included in the moving image contents having one or more features that closely resemble particular features. A display controller is configured to cause the display on a timeline associated with the moving image contents of the location of an identified still image in at least one of the moving image contents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumasa Tanaka, Kenji Tanaka, Yoshihiro Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20170283594
    Abstract: The present invention is a stabilizer composition for vinyl chloride resins comprising: (A) an organic acid calcium salt and/or an organic acid zinc salt, (B) a ?-diketone compound and (C) a blue pigment, wherein the ratio by mass (A):(B) of said components (A) and (B) ranges from 99.9:0.1 to 15.0:85.0 and the content of said component (C) ranges from 0.1 to 5.0 parts by mass relative to the total of 100 parts by mass of said components (A) and (B).
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2015
    Publication date: October 5, 2017
    Applicant: ADEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryusuke MITAMURA, Taro MITSUDERA, Kazumasa TANAKA
  • Patent number: 9699501
    Abstract: An information processing device that includes circuitry that selects content including at least one name specified by a user; selects a plurality of contents in which the name possibly occurs; acquires a plurality of face groups by grouping, per person, face images occurring in the plurality of contents selected by the circuitry; calculates a number of similar face groups appearing in other content for each of the plurality of face groups; acquires, as a candidate face group, a face group having a greatest number of similar face groups appearing in other content; and determines a face group to associate with the name from face groups.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kentaro Fukazawa, Kenji Tanaka, Kyosuke Yoshida, Kazumasa Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20170140226
    Abstract: Apparatus for identifying one or more still images in one or more moving image contents. An identifying unit is configured to identify one or more still images included in the moving image contents having one or more features that closely resemble particular features. A display controller is configured to cause the display on a timeline associated with the moving image contents of the location of an identified still image in at least one of the moving image contents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2017
    Publication date: May 18, 2017
    Inventors: Kazumasa Tanaka, Kenji Tanaka, Yoshihiro Takahashi
  • Patent number: 9594957
    Abstract: Apparatus for identifying one or more still images in one or more moving image contents. An identifying unit is configured to identify one or more still images included in the moving image contents having one or more features that closely resemble particular features. A display controller is configured to cause the display on a timeline associated with the moving image contents of the location of an identified still image in at least one of the moving image contents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumasa Tanaka, Kenji Tanaka, Yoshihiro Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20170069352
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus including a plurality of feature amount extraction parts which extract, from content, a plurality of feature amounts that contain information concerning a camera motion in a frame of the content. A display control part displays frames of the content and a GUI on the displayed content frame. The GUI corresponds to an operation concerning the camera motion on the basis of the extracted camera motion information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2016
    Publication date: March 9, 2017
    Inventors: Kazumasa Tanaka, Kenji Tanaka, Yukihiro Nakamura, Yoshihiro Takahashi, Kentaro Fukazawa, Kyosuke Yoshida
  • Patent number: 9549162
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a display control unit that causes a content view which displays statistic information of characters appearing in video content and a relationship view which displays character-relation information of the characters appearing in the video content, to be displayed on a predetermined display unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kyosuke Yoshida, Kenji Tanaka, Yukihiro Nakamura, Yoshihiro Takahashi, Kentaro Fukazawa, Kazumasa Tanaka
  • Patent number: 9529506
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus including a plurality of feature amount extraction parts which extract, from content, a plurality of feature amounts containing that contain information concerning a camera motion in a frame of the content. A display control part displays frames of the content and a GUI on the displayed frame. The GUI corresponds to an operation concerning the camera motion on the basis of the extracted camera motion information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 27, 2016
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumasa Tanaka, Kenji Tanaka, Yukihiro Nakamura, Yoshihiro Takahashi, Kentaro Fukazawa, Kyosuke Yoshida
  • Patent number: 9489594
    Abstract: An image processing device includes an evaluation unit which acquires a search pattern which is an appearance pattern of a person in a scene of a video content containing the scene, where a similar scene is to be searched, and a search target pattern which is an appearance pattern of a person in a video content which is to be a search target of the similar scene, calculates a degree of similarity between the search pattern and the search target pattern, and determines the similar scene on a basis of the calculated degree of similarity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2016
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kyosuke Yoshida, Kenji Tanaka, Yukihiro Nakamura, Yoshihiro Takahashi, Kentaro Fukazawa, Kazumasa Tanaka
  • Patent number: 9382406
    Abstract: A vinyl chloride resin composition for transparent products, comprising 100 parts by mass of the vinyl chloride resin, 0.01 to 10 parts by mass of the following component (A), 0.01 to 10 parts by mass of the following component (B) and 0.01 to 3 parts by mass of the following component (C); (A) At least one kind of salt selected from organic acid zinc salts. (B) At least one kind of compound selected from zinc-modified hydrotalcite compounds. (C) At least one kind of compound selected from phosphite ester compounds.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2016
    Assignee: ADEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryusuke Mitamura, Tadashi Sengoku, Kazumasa Tanaka
  • Patent number: 9361511
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a grouping unit that detects a part of an object from contents and performs grouping of each object, a correlation degree calculating unit that calculates a correlation degree between the objects of which the grouping is performed by the grouping unit, and a display control unit that controls a display of a diagram of a correlation between the objects indicating the correlation between the objects, based on the correlation degree between the objects which is calculated by the correlation degree calculating unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2016
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kentaro Fukazawa, Kenji Tanaka, Yoshihiro Takahashi, Kyosuke Yoshida, Kazumasa Tanaka
  • Publication number: 20160141626
    Abstract: A negative electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery, which has high energy density and which can suppress a crease (form change) of a negative electrode active material layer and a negative electrode current collector caused by the expansion and contraction occurring along with the quick charging and discharging and also suppress the falloff of the negative electrode active material layer after the quick charging and discharging cycle, and a lithium ion secondary battery using the negative electrode. The negative electrode for a lithium ion secondary battery and the lithium ion secondary battery include: a negative electrode active material including 5% or more of silicon or silicon oxide; a binder that is polyacrylate whose carboxylic groups at terminals of side chains of polyacrylic acid are cross-linked with magnesium or alkaline earth metal; and a negative electrode current collector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2014
    Publication date: May 19, 2016
    Applicant: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nobuyuki HOSAKA, Yasuhiro IKEDA, Kazumasa TANAKA, Atsushi SANO
  • Patent number: 9325946
    Abstract: Metadata including information identifying scene change points is extracted from a moving image. Representative images, which are still images corresponding to the identified scene change points of the content, are extracted from the moving image. A timeline of the content is displayed, and indications of the locations and durations of scenes identified by the scene change points are displayed. Thumbnails of the representative images are displayed at time positions associated with the content timeline; and the location in a scene of a representative image is displayed with an identifying characteristic that identifies the corresponding thumbnail.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2016
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazumasa Tanaka, Kenji Tanaka, Yoshihiro Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20160017126
    Abstract: A vinyl chloride resin composition for transparent products, comprising 100 parts by mass of the vinyl chloride resin, 0.01 to 10 parts by mass of the following component (A), 0.01 to 10 parts by mass of the following component (B) and 0.01 to 3 parts by mass of the following component (C); (A) At least one kind of salt selected from organic acid zinc salts. (B) At least one kind of compound selected from zinc-modified hydrotalcite compounds. (C) At least one kind of compound selected from phosphite ester compounds.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2014
    Publication date: January 21, 2016
    Applicant: ADEKA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ryusuke MITAMURA, Tadashi SENGOKU, Kazumasa TANAKA
  • Publication number: 20150373404
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing device including: a content selection unit configured to select content including at least one name specified by a user; a face group acquisition unit configured to acquire face groups by grouping, per person, face images occurring in content selected by the content selection unit; and a face group determination unit configured to determine a face group to associate with the name from face groups acquired by the face group acquisition unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2014
    Publication date: December 24, 2015
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Kentaro FUKAZAWA, Kenji TANAKA, Kyosuke YOSHIDA, Kazumasa TANAKA
  • Patent number: 9166223
    Abstract: The negative electrode for lithium-ion secondary battery is used in which a product of tensile strength and thickness of a negative electrode having a negative electrode active material layer containing silicon and silicon oxide as main components is 3.8 to 9.0 N/mm and a value obtained by dividing the product of the tensile strength and the thickness of the negative electrode by a product of tensile strength and thickness of a negative electrode current collector is 1.06 to 1.29.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Kawanaka, Kazumasa Tanaka, Yasuhiro Ikeda, Atsushi Sano
  • Patent number: 9048491
    Abstract: In the invention, a lithium-ion secondary battery, in which a value obtained by dividing average 3% modulus strength of a separator by average 3% modulus strength of a negative electrode including a negative electrode active material layer containing silicon and silicon oxide as a main component is 0.079 or less, is used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2015
    Assignee: TDK CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Kawanaka, Kazumasa Tanaka, Yasuhiro Ikeda, Atsushi Sano