Patents by Inventor Motoji Ohmori

Motoji Ohmori 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: 20240046264
    Abstract: A method includes: acquiring transaction data that includes value information regarding a value to be transferred from a second user to a first user; executing a first smart contract recorded in a first blockchain by recording the transaction data in the first blockchain; and executing a second smart contract recorded in a second blockchain different from the first blockchain based on the first smart contract. The second smart contract is a smart contract for transferring at least a portion of the value to be transferred from the second user to the first user, from a first account held by the first user to a third account held by a third user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2023
    Publication date: February 8, 2024
    Inventors: Naohisa NISHIDA, Kakuya YAMAMOTO, Yuji UNAGAMI, Yuuki Hirose, Ayaka NAKASAKA, Motoji OHMORI, Junji MICHIYAMA
  • Patent number: 11893104
    Abstract: Provided is an information processing method of one authentication server in a management system including one or more vehicles and one or more authentication servers. The method includes receiving, from one vehicle of the one or more vehicles, first transaction data which includes a first identifier that uniquely identifies each of one or more electronic control units that have been replaced out of a plurality of electronic control units connected to a network in the one vehicle, and indicates that the one or more electronic control units have been replaced among the plurality of electronic control units. The method further includes verifying validity of the first transaction data, and transmitting a duplicate of the first transaction data to one or more of other authentication servers when the validity of the first transaction data is verified in the verifying.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Yuji Unagami, Motoji Ohmori, Hideki Matsushima
  • Publication number: 20240037093
    Abstract: A control method according to the present disclosure includes: receiving, from a terminal operated by a first user who is one of parties that have concluded a first contract, first transaction data that includes a first smart contract corresponding to the first contract and a first electronic signature associated with the first user; executing a consensus algorithm with a plurality of other servers; and recording a block including the first transaction data in a distributed ledger. The first smart contract includes (i) content of the first contract which is a main contract, (ii) a variable that is provisional and used for identifying a second smart contract corresponding to a second contract which is to be newly concluded as a sub contract of the first contract, and (iii) a condition for creation of the second smart contract.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2023
    Publication date: February 1, 2024
    Inventors: Yuji UNAGAMI, Junji MICHIYAMA, Junichiro SOEDA, Yuuki HIROSE, Tetsuji FUCHIKAMI, Motoji OHMORI
  • Patent number: 11861360
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a management method for software versions to improve transaction safety of software. In the management method, among management apparatuses, a first token management apparatus obtains request information indicating a requested version requested by a user, and first transaction data indicating that the user provides predetermined number of tokens to a software developer who has developed the requested version is stored in distributed ledgers through execution of a consensus algorithm by the management apparatuses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: Panasonic Intellectual Property Corporation of America
    Inventors: Junji Michiyama, Junichiro Soeda, Yuji Unagami, Yuuki Hirose, Tetsuji Fuchikami, Motoji Ohmori
  • Patent number: 11861951
    Abstract: A vehicle in a driving management system including one or more authentication servers and one or more vehicles capable of switching between a manual driving mode and an automatic driving mode is provided. The vehicle includes a communication unit that communicate with at least one authentication server of the one or more authentication servers, and a detecting unit that detects switching between the manual driving mode where manual driving is performed, and an automatic driving mode where automatic driving is performed, based on a message issued by at least one of the plurality of electronic control processors. The vehicle also includes a generating unit that generates transaction data including information indicating the detected switching, and an identifier indicating the vehicle, and transmits, to the at least one authentication server, the transaction data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Yuji Unagami, Junichiro Soeda, Motoji Ohmori
  • Publication number: 20230368231
    Abstract: In a data management method, a plurality of servers store, in a distributed ledger, at least one instance of transaction data each including record information; the record information includes a record of at least one data set; and each data set includes at least one instance of data, among a plurality of instances of data generated by a plurality of devices, satisfying a condition corresponding to the data set. The data management method includes a first terminal owned by a first user of a target data set, or a second terminal owned by a second user of the target data set, performing the following: obtaining the record of at least one similar data set similar to the target data set from the record information; and determining a value of the target data set based on the record obtained.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2023
    Publication date: November 16, 2023
    Inventors: Junichiro SOEDA, Motoji OHMORI, Kakuya YAMAMOTO, Junji MICHIYAMA
  • Patent number: 11809413
    Abstract: A control method according to the present disclosure includes: receiving, from a terminal operated by a first user who is one of parties that have concluded a first contract, first transaction data that includes a first smart contract corresponding to the first contract and a first electronic signature associated with the first user; executing a consensus algorithm with a plurality of other servers; and recording a block including the first transaction data in a distributed ledger. The first smart contract includes (i) content of the first contract which is a main contract, (ii) a variable that is provisional and used for identifying a second smart contract corresponding to a second contract which is to be newly concluded as a sub contract of the first contract, and (iii) a condition for creation of the second smart contract.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Yuji Unagami, Junji Michiyama, Junichiro Soeda, Yuuki Hirose, Tetsuji Fuchikami, Motoji Ohmori
  • Publication number: 20230318944
    Abstract: A server apparatus receives a device ID indicating one electrical home appliance among one or more electrical home appliances and a gateway ID indicating that the one electrical home appliance belongs to a same owner, a same group, or a same home as the one or more electrical home appliances, determines whether or not the one electrical home appliance is a newly connected electrical home appliance, using a management database that manages device IDs indicating the one or more electrical home appliances and the gateway ID, and when it is determined made that the one electrical home appliance is a newly connected electrical home appliance, provides an information device, which is associated with the gateway ID and which differs from the one electrical home appliance, with notification information for confirming whether or not it is to be permitted to collect the log information from the one electrical home appliance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2023
    Publication date: October 5, 2023
    Inventors: Toshihisa NAKANO, Motoji OHMORI, Tomoyuki HIROTA
  • Publication number: 20230297976
    Abstract: A control method that is performed by a first device included in a plurality of devices includes: receiving, from a terminal being used by a second user, first transaction data indicating that value information is to be transferred from a first user to the second user; and storing the received first transaction data into a distributed ledger.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2023
    Publication date: September 21, 2023
    Inventors: Junji MICHIYAMA, Yuji UNAGAMI, Naohisa NISHIDA, Kakuya YAMAMOTO, Junichiro SOEDA, Yuuki HIROSE, Motoji OHMORI, Tetsuji FUCHIKAMI
  • Publication number: 20230291602
    Abstract: A method includes: recording provision record information in which provider identification information which identifies a data provider, data identification information which identifies each of one or more items of provided data generated by a home appliance, and value reference information which serves as a reference for calculating a data value of each of the one or more items of provided data are associated with one another; and when the one or more items of provided data include used data that is data used by a data user, determining an incentive for the data provider of the used data based on the provision record information. The value reference information includes an index value determined by each of a plurality of value indexes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 16, 2023
    Publication date: September 14, 2023
    Inventors: Yuji UNAGAMI, Motoji OHMORI, Ayaka MITANI, Kakuya YAMAMOTO, Junji MICHIYAMA
  • Patent number: 11711277
    Abstract: A server apparatus receives a device ID indicating one electrical home appliance among one or more electrical home appliances and a gateway ID indicating that the one electrical home appliance belongs to a same owner, a same group, or a same home as the one or more electrical home appliances, determines whether or not the one electrical home appliance is a newly connected electrical home appliance, using a management database that manages device IDs indicating the one or more electrical home appliances and the gateway ID, and when it is determined made that the one electrical home appliance is a newly connected electrical home appliance, provides an information device, which is associated with the gateway ID and which differs from the one electrical home appliance, with notification information for confirming whether or not it is to be permitted to collect the log information from the one electrical home appliance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2023
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Toshihisa Nakano, Motoji Ohmori, Tomoyuki Hirota
  • Publication number: 20230230474
    Abstract: A control method according to the present disclosure is a method for controlling an information spot placed on at least one of a traffic light and roadside equipment and includes: obtaining, from a first mobile body via short-range wireless communication, first information obtained from a first path along which the first mobile body has traveled to reach the location of the information spot and indicating a situation on the first path; obtaining information related to the destination of a second mobile body, which is different from the first mobile body, from the second mobile body via the short-range wireless communication; and transmitting the first information to the second mobile body when it is determined that the second mobile body is to travel along at least a part of the first path to reach the destination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2023
    Publication date: July 20, 2023
    Inventors: Junji MICHIYAMA, Yuji UNAGAMI, Naohisa NISHIDA, Kakuya YAMAMOTO, Yuuki HIROSE, Motoji OHMORI, Tetsuji FUCHIKAMI
  • Publication number: 20230222909
    Abstract: A control method for a first moving body includes: acquiring, from a second moving body, emergency information that includes information on a scheduled route on which an emergency vehicle travels in an emergency; and transmitting, by device-to-device communication, the emergency information to a third moving body that is predicted to travel on the scheduled route.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2023
    Publication date: July 13, 2023
    Inventors: Junji MICHIYAMA, Yuji UNAGAMI, Naohisa NISHIDA, Kakuya YAMAMOTO, Yuuki HIROSE, Motoji OHMORI, Tetsuji FUCHIKAMI
  • Publication number: 20230216759
    Abstract: An information management method collects log information of one or more home electrical apparatuses corresponding to service providers. Display screen data is generated which indicates a status of the log information. The display screen data includes groups of information which each contain information on an apparatus, a service provider corresponding to the apparatus, and log information output from the apparatus. Provision of the log information of each group is individually selectable. The display screen data is provided via a network to a display terminal that performs access to a server device. Information is received from the display terminal, which indicates that selection on whether or not provision of the log information is performed. Provision of the log information is not performed on the selected group when a determination is made that refusal of provision of the log information on the selected group is performed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2023
    Publication date: July 6, 2023
    Applicant: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Hideki MATSUSHIMA, Motoji OHMORI, Natsume MATSUZAKI, Yuichi FUTA, Toshihisa NAKANO, Manabu MAEDA, Yuji UNAGAMI, Hiroshi AMANO, Kotaro HAKODA
  • Publication number: 20230214858
    Abstract: Provided is a server device (101) including: a transmitting/receiving section (201) for receiving, from a household electric appliance (102), an identifier for identifying the household electric appliance (102) and an operation status of the household electric appliance (102); an updating section (207) for estimating a consumption status of a consumer good using the received operation status so as to update the consumption status of the consumer good stored in a utilization information accumulating section (205) based on the estimated consumption status of the consumer good; and a determination section (206) for deciding whether or not to transmit a confirmation message for confirming the consumer good being used with the household electric appliance, based on the updated consumption status of the consumer good.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2023
    Publication date: July 6, 2023
    Inventors: Toshihisa NAKANO, Masayuki KOZUKA, Motoji OHMORI, Takako HIROSE, Tsuyoshi SAKATA, Yoshiyuki MIYABE, Kazuo OKAMURA, Masayoshi TOJIMA
  • Publication number: 20230140551
    Abstract: A method for recommending household goods and clothing information to a first user of household goods and clothing, and an apparatus thereof. The method includes: transmitting a request for recommended household goods and clothing for the first user, to be displayed on the first user's display; receiving the purchase history of one or more of household goods and clothing by a plurality of users of the one or more of the household goods and clothing; extracting a second user, from among the plurality of users, who has purchased a household good or clothing with a design or function similar to a household good or clothing purchased by the first user; transmitting a recommendation for the first user of a household good or clothing purchased by the second user; and displaying on the display of the first user, the recommended household good or clothing purchased by the second user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2022
    Publication date: May 4, 2023
    Applicant: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Manabu MAEDA, Motoji OHMORI, Yuichi FUTA, Natsume MATSUZAKI, Hideki MATSUSHIMA, Yuji UNAGAMI
  • Patent number: 11632314
    Abstract: An information management method collects log information of one or more home electrical apparatuses corresponding to service providers. Display screen data is generated which indicates a status of the log information. The display screen data includes groups of information which each contain information on an apparatus, a service provider corresponding to the apparatus, and log information output from the apparatus. Provision of the log information of each group is individually selectable. The display screen data is provided via a network to a display terminal that performs access to a server device. Information is received from the display terminal, which indicates that selection on whether or not provision of the log information is performed. Provision of the log information is not performed on the selected group when a determination is made that refusal of provision of the log information on the selected group is performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2023
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Hideki Matsushima, Motoji Ohmori, Natsume Matsuzaki, Yuichi Futa, Toshihisa Nakano, Manabu Maeda, Yuji Unagami, Hiroshi Amano, Kotaro Hakoda
  • Publication number: 20230042685
    Abstract: A server apparatus receives a device ID indicating one electrical home appliance among one or more electrical home appliances and a gateway ID indicating that the one electrical home appliance belongs to a same owner, a same group, or a same home as the one or more electrical home appliances, determines whether or not the one electrical home appliance is a newly connected electrical home appliance, using a management database that manages device IDs indicating the one or more electrical home appliances and the gateway ID, and when it is determined made that the one electrical home appliance is a newly connected electrical home appliance, provides an information device, which is associated with the gateway ID and which differs from the one electrical home appliance, with notification information for confirming whether or not it is to be permitted to collect the log information from the one electrical home appliance.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2022
    Publication date: February 9, 2023
    Inventors: Toshihisa NAKANO, Motoji OHMORI, Tomoyuki HIROTA
  • Patent number: 11574340
    Abstract: An information providing method and apparatus a) transmits a request via a network, for recommended driving information for a first user to be received and displayed on a display of the first user, b) receives from the network driving data from a plurality of vehicles about how a plurality of users drive their vehicles including the first user, c) extracts a similar user from among the plurality of users who drives a vehicle with a predetermined similarity to how the first user drives a vehicle, and determines recommended driving information of the similar user from the similar user's driving history, d) transmits over the network to the first user the recommended driving information of the similar user, and e) displays on a display of the first user the recommended driving information of the similar user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2023
    Assignee: PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION OF AMERICA
    Inventors: Manabu Maeda, Motoji Ohmori, Yuichi Futa, Natsume Matsuzaki, Hideki Matsushima, Yuji Unagami
  • Publication number: 20220395219
    Abstract: A skin state determination method includes: acquiring a first measurement result including data obtained by a spectral camera measuring the skin of a user at a first time point, second time points before the first time point being different from each other; estimating, on the basis of the first measurement result, a first estimation result including at least one of a skin moisture content or hidden blemish conditions of the user at the first time point; and determining a skin state of the user on the basis of the first estimation result and second estimation results based on second measurement results, each of the second measurement results including data obtained by the spectral camera measuring the skin of the user at each of the second time points.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2022
    Publication date: December 15, 2022
    Inventors: MIZUHO SAKAKIBARA, NAOMI TOMIYAMA, ATSUSHI SASO, JUNICHI FUJIHIRA, MIKIKO MATSUO, YUICHI AOKI, MOTOJI OHMORI