Naoki Shiraishi 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: A porous particle, wherein the porous particle has a mass median aerodynamic diameter and a volume average particle diameter that satisfy expression: y?2x, where x denotes the mass median aerodynamic diameter and y denotes the volume average particle diameter, and the porous particle has a relative span factor (R.S.F) that satisfies expression: 0<(R.S.F)?1.5.
June 23, 2020
December 31, 2020
Naoki Shiraishi, Tatsuru Moritani, Yuichi Sato
Abstract: This receiving solution for inkjet recording inks contains a resin emulsion as the resin; the polyvalent metal salt contains ions of a polyvalent metal and anions of an organic material; the (organic value)/(inorganic value) ratio, namely the OV/IV value of the anions of the organic material is 0.25 or more but less than 1.30; the HLB value of the surfactant is from 9 to 19 (inclusive); and the surfactant is represented by general formula (1). (In the formula, R1 represents an optionally branched alkylene group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms (inclusive); R2 represents a hydrogen atom or an optionally branched alkyl group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms (inclusive); R3 represents a hydrogen atom or an optionally branched alkyl group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms (inclusive); A represents 2 or 3; X represents ethylene oxide and/or propylene oxide; and n represents an integer).
Abstract: A light deflector includes a movable unit having a reflective surface, an elastic member that supports the movable unit in a tiltable manner about a tilting axis, and a supporter that supports the elastic member. The elastic member has a first connection segment whose rigidity changes continuously, and is connected to the movable unit at the first connection segment. The rigidity changes continuously between the elastic member and the movable unit via the first connection segment. The elastic member includes a linear segment having a substantially fixed width, the elastic member has a second connection segment that is provided between the linear segment and the supporter and that connects the linear segment and the supporter, a width of the second connection segment gradually increases toward the supporter, and a maximum width of the first connection segment is greater than a maximum width of the second connection segment.
Abstract: An information processing device includes a control unit configured to perform: determining a replenishment commodity which is a commodity with which a mobile-shop vehicle is to be replenished based on sales conditions of a plurality of types of commodities when the commodities are sold by the mobile-shop vehicle in a predetermined sales territory; and creating a traveling plan for the mobile-shop vehicle based on information on a purchase location in which the replenishment commodity is to be purchased.
Abstract: A controller of an information processing device obtains a first capacity of a vehicle adapted to travel autonomously within a predetermined range, as a remaining capacity permitting one or more packages to be placed in the vehicle, sets a charge in the case where a first package that fits within the first capacity is transported by the vehicle, based on the first capacity, and outputs information concerning the charge and information concerning the first capacity, to a terminal of a user present within the predetermined range.
Abstract: An information processing apparatus executes setting a priority of a package, based on information on a user receiving the package and information on the package; and in a case where the desired delivery time of a first package among a plurality of packages is changed while the moving object is traveling based on an operation command, with the plurality of packages loaded, when it is not possible to deliver the first package at the changed desired delivery time unless a delivery time of another package than the first package is changed, changing the delivery time of a second package among the plurality of packages, and generating a renewed operation command such that the delivery time of the first package becomes closer to the changed desired delivery time. The second package has a lower priority than the first package.
Abstract: An information processing device that controls a moving body that autonomously travels based on an operation command, the information processing device includes: a control unit configured to perform functions including receiving a request for production of an article from a user, specifying a maker of the article that corresponds to the received request, specifying an item to be used to produce the article that corresponds to the received request, obtaining information on a location of the specified maker and information on a location of the specified item, and generating an operation command for the moving body to cause the moving body to travel through the location of the maker and the location of the item based on the obtained information on the location of the maker and the obtained information on the location of the item.
Abstract: An information processing device executes: identifying a first region where a predetermined module is insufficient in number, the predetermined module being a module that is attachable to and detachable from a movable object; identifying a second region where the predetermined module is superfluous in number; instructing a movable object equipped with the predetermined module in the second region to provide the superfluous predetermined module to a predetermined movable object; instructing the predetermined movable object to cause the predetermined module to be attached in the second region and transport the predetermined module to the first region; and instructing a movable object not equipped with the predetermined module in the first region to receive the predetermined module transported to the first region by the predetermined movable object.
Abstract: Provided is a physical distribution management system including an autonomously traveling vehicle that delivers a commodity and a server that cooperates with the autonomously traveling vehicle via a network. The autonomously traveling vehicle includes a mobile-object storage unit configured to store first management information including a volume of stock of the commodity and a mobile-object control unit. The server includes a management storage unit configured to store second management information including demand prediction information of the commodity. The mobile-object control unit is configured to perform setting a price for provision when the commodity is provided based on the first management information and the second management information acquired from the server and correcting the price for provision based on at least one of a degree of demand for the commodity in customers and the volume of stock of the commodity.
Abstract: A vehicle includes a control unit. The control unit is configured to execute: outputting, when detecting or estimating travel inability of an own vehicle, information regarding a request for receiving an article provided from another vehicle to avoid the travel inability. The control unit performs, when determining that a request vehicle outputs the information regarding the request, a prescribed process for providing an article corresponding to the request to the request vehicle.
Abstract: Provided is an information processing device including a controlling portion configured to execute: acquisition of information about a through-point corresponding to a selection object selected by a user terminal from among selection objects installable in a movable body in a base state; acquisition of information about a destination output from the user terminal as a point where a user observes the movable body in a state where the selection object selected by the user terminal is installed; and generation of a navigation command so as to move the movable body to the destination after the selection object selected by the user terminal is installed in the movable body by causing the movable body to drop in at the through-point.
Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a controller configured to determine the demand of a consumer for a product based on a behavior of the consumer that is detected in a moving object and store the result of the determination about the demand into a storage unit with the result of the determination being correlated with the predetermined place, the moving object being configured to autonomously travel based on an operation instruction and move the product or an advertisement for the product to a predetermined place.
Abstract: Under a situation where plural vehicles are dispatched to different areas, an information processor acquires sales information that includes information on a sales quantity of a specified product or a specified service by each of the vehicles. Then, on the basis of the acquired sales information, the information processor forecasts a demand for the specified product or the specified service in each of the areas where the vehicles are dispatched. Furthermore, on the basis of the forecasted demand, the information processor determines a redispatch area that is an area where each of the plural vehicles is redispatched, and sends a move command for moving each of the plural vehicles to the respective redispatch area to each of the plural vehicles.
Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a control unit configured to execute: acquiring information regarding a request of a user making a product while riding on a mobile object; acquiring information regarding an article used in making the product; acquiring information regarding a location of the article; and generating an operation command of the mobile object such that the mobile object carrying the user travels via the location of the article.
Abstract: A vehicle that is able to travel autonomously includes a control unit configured to perform: stopping a first service and executing a second service of emergency support when the emergency has occurred during execution of the first service; and executing movement to a predetermined position associated with the second service. An information processing device includes a control unit configured to perform: detecting occurrence of an emergency; and instructing a vehicle, which is able to travel autonomously and which is located in a predetermined range including an area in which the emergency has occurred, to stop a first service which is being executed and to execute a second service of emergency support.
Abstract: This receiving solution for inkjet recording inks contains a resin emulsion as the resin; the polyvalent metal salt contains ions of a polyvalent metal and anions of an organic material; the (organic value)/(inorganic value) ratio, namely the OV/IV value of the anions of the organic material is 0.25 or more but less than 1.30; the HLB value of the surfactant is from 9 to 19 (inclusive); and the surfactant is represented by general formula (1). (In the formula, R1 represents an optionally branched alkylene group having 1 to 5 carbon atoms (inclusive); R2 represents a hydrogen atom or an optionally branched alkyl group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms (inclusive); R3 represents a hydrogen atom or an optionally branched alkyl group having 1 to 3 carbon atoms (inclusive); A represents 2 or 3; X represents ethylene oxide and/or propylene oxide; and n represents an integer.
Abstract: A main object of the present invention is to provide an ink composition for ink-jet recording capable of forming an ink film excellent in both film strength and scratch resistance. The present invention achieves the object by providing an ink composition for ink-jet recording comprising: an aqueous solvent including water and water-soluble organic solvent; a coloring agent; a resin emulsion; and a surfactant; wherein the resin emulsion includes a silicon-acrylic resin emulsion and a resin emulsion other than the silicon-acrylic resin emulsion; a content ratio of the resin emulsion to the coloring agent (content of the resin emulsion/content of the coloring agent) is 1/5 or more and 15/1 or less; and a content ratio of the silicon-acrylic resin emulsion to the coloring agent (content of the silicon-acrylic resin emulsion/content of the coloring agent) is 1/20 or more and 5/1 or less.
Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide a receptive solution which can suppress the occurrence of odor from the receptive solution itself when the receptive solution is applied on a recording medium, and can also prevent the appearance of a printed surface from being deteriorated. The receptive solution for ink-jet recording ink contains polyvalent metal cations, an aqueous solvent, a resin, and anions, wherein the resin is contained as a resin emulsion, and the anions contained in the receptive solution contain anions of an organic substance which has an OV/IV value of 0.3-1.0, the OV/IV value being a ratio of an organic value to an inorganic value.
Abstract: Provided is a testing device including: a porous flow path member in which a flow path for flowing a sample is formed; and a resin layer provided at at least one position over the flow path member, wherein the resin layer is a porous body formed of a hydrophobic material, and wherein a reagent reactive with the sample is formed as a solid phase over a surface of the resin layer facing the flow path member and inside voids of the resin layer.
Abstract: A discharge device is provided. The discharge device includes a liquid feed-discharger, and the liquid feed-discharger includes a feed unit configured to feed a liquid and a discharge unit having discharge holes configured to discharge the liquid fed by the feed unit. A ratio (X/Y) of a maximum cross-sectional area X (mm2) to a minimum cross-sectional area Y (mm2) of the liquid feed-discharger in a direction orthogonal to an axial direction of the liquid feed-discharger is from 1 to 5.