Masatoshi KOMIYAMA 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).
Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a control unit configured to execute the processing of obtaining specific information, from a vehicle having an advertisement display unit, which is to be used to distribute an advertisement to be displayed by the advertisement display unit on the outside of the vehicle, selecting a plurality of vehicles based on the specific information, and controlling the plurality of vehicles to cause their advertisement display units to display the advertisement cooperatively.
Abstract: An information processing apparatus for displaying an advertisement using one or more vehicles having a display apparatus provided on the outside, including a control unit configured to execute processing comprising the step of obtaining location information of a first user who sees the advertisement, the first finding step of finding a first advertisement-displaying vehicle located in the vicinity of the first user, the second finding step of finding a second advertisement-displaying vehicle on the basis of a designation by the first user, and the display step of sending the advertisement displayed by the first advertisement-displaying vehicle to the second advertisement-displaying vehicle to display the advertisement by the second advertisement-displaying vehicle.
Abstract: An information processing apparatus comprising a controller configured to execute the processing of: acquiring information relating to the environment around a vehicle that is capable of outputting an advertisement by a plurality of outwardly facing display apparatuses provided at different positions; selecting a display apparatus to which the advertisement is to be output from among the plurality of display apparatuses on the basis of the environment around the vehicle; and outputting the advertisement to the selected display apparatus.
Abstract: An information processing apparatus comprises a storage unit configured to store travel record information that contains identification data of advertisements displayed respectively by display apparatuses provided on a plurality of vehicles and records of location information of the vehicles by which the advertisements are displayed, the identification data of the advertisements and the records of location information being associated with each other; a controller configured to: receive a data retrieval request sent from a user terminal and containing information about the location of the user terminal, pick up one or more vehicles located close to the user terminal on the basis of the data retrieval request and the travel record information, create a list of advertisements displayed by the picked-up vehicles, and send the list of advertisements to the user terminal.
Abstract: An advertising system comprising one or more vehicles and an information processing apparatus. The vehicle comprises a display apparatus on which an advertisement is displayed, and a first controller configured to count the number of mobile terminals that are present in the vicinity of the vehicle at a time when an advertisement is displayed on the display apparatus and to send information about the counted number of mobile terminals to the information processing apparatus, and the information processing apparatus comprises a second controller that creates fee data on the basis of information received from the vehicle, the fee data being data relating to a fee for the advertisement.
Abstract: An information processing apparatus comprises a control unit configured to execute the processing of: obtaining first information, which relates to a specific location related to an advertisement displayed by a display apparatus provided on a first vehicle; obtaining route information, which is information about a route to the specific location, on the basis of the first information; and providing the obtained route information to a user.