Patents by Inventor Noriyuki TONOUCHI

Noriyuki TONOUCHI 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: 20230304979
    Abstract: An information processing device is configured to include an acquisition unit, a determination unit, an instruction unit, an instruction unit, and output unit. The acquisition unit is configured to acquire measurement target and measurement environment information, and measurement environment information that a measurer can measure with an odor sensor. The determination unit is configured to determine a measurement target that the measurer should be instructed to measure, based on the measurement target and measurement environment information and the measurement environment information that can be measured, the instruction is configured to instruct the measurer to measure the determined measurement target. The output unit configured to output a reward to the measurer after the acquisition means acquires odor data of the determined measurement target.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2020
    Publication date: September 28, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Hiromi Shimizu, Shinnosuke Nishimoto, Junko Watanabe, Riki Eto, Noriyuki Tonouchi, So Yamada
  • Patent number: 11650175
    Abstract: A dispersion liquid of the present invention includes: a carbon nanohorn aggregate obtained by aggregating a plurality of single-walled carbon nanohorns in a fibrous form; and a solvent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 16, 2023
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Noriyuki Tonouchi, Ryota Yuge
  • Publication number: 20230118020
    Abstract: In a data generation apparatus, an acquisition unit acquires original data which are odor data measured in a specific environment. A generation unit performs a linear transformation with respect to the original data, and generates augmented data which are odor data in an environment where temperature and humidity are different from those in the specific environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Publication date: April 20, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corperation
    Inventors: So YAMADA, Junko WATANABE, Riki ETO, Hiromi SHIMIZU, Noriyuki TONOUCHI
  • Publication number: 20230110600
    Abstract: In a noise removing apparatus, a data acquisition unit acquires sets of odor data measured using a sensor with respect to a plurality of objects, each set of odor data representing features of an odor of an object by respective rates of a plurality of odor molecules. A noise component extraction unit extract a noise component using a set of odor data. A noise removing unit removes the noise component from each set of odor data to be processed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2020
    Publication date: April 13, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: So YAMADA, Junko WATANABE, Riki ETO, Hiromi SHIMIZU, Noriyuki TONOUCHI
  • Publication number: 20230061026
    Abstract: A training data generation device includes a label candidate generation unit, a reception unit, and a training data generation uni. The acquisition unit is configured to acquire smell data and information pertaining to the smell data. The label candidate generation unit which generates label candidates on the basis of the information pertaining to the smell data; an output unit which outputs the generated label candidates. The reception unit is configured to receive selection of a label from the output label candidates. The training data generation unit which generates training data from the selected label and the smell data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Publication date: March 2, 2023
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Hiromi Shimizu, Shinnosuke Nishimoto, Junko Watanabe, Riki Eto, Noriyuki Tonouchi, So Yamada
  • Publication number: 20220260609
    Abstract: A determination device includes: a sensor data reception unit that receives sensor data including acceleration in a travel direction of a user and in a gravity direction; a walking state discrimination unit that switches to a discrimination mode in response to the acceleration in the gravity direction exceeding a first threshold in a power saving mode, and switches to a walk measurement mode in response to the acceleration in the travel direction exceeding a second threshold in the discrimination mode; a change trend detection unit that detects a change trend of peak values using log data of the peak values of the acceleration in the travel direction in the discrimination mode; a threshold change unit that changes the second threshold based on a detection result by the change trend detection unit; and a transmission unit that transmits the sensor data in the walk measurement mode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 15, 2019
    Publication date: August 18, 2022
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Chenhui HUANG, Kazuki IHARA, Noriyuki TONOUCHI, Kenichiro FUKUSHI
  • Publication number: 20220225918
    Abstract: Provided is an information processing device including an acquisition unit configured to acquire motion information of a foot of a user measured by a motion measurement device and a determination unit configured to determine whether or not the user is in a pedaling state in which the user pedals a bicycle based on an angle between a sole and a ground generated from the motion information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2019
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Chenhui HUANG, Kazuki IHARA, Noriyuki TONOUCHI, Kenichiro FUKUSHI
  • Publication number: 20220211297
    Abstract: Provided is an information processing device including an acquisition unit configured to acquire motion information of a foot of a user measured by a motion measurement device provided on the foot and a feature amount extracting unit configured to extract a feature amount indicating a walking environment from an angle between a sole and a ground generated based on the motion information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2019
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Chenhui HUANG, Kenichiro FUKUSHI, Kazuki IHARA, Noriyuki TONOUCHI
  • Publication number: 20220183588
    Abstract: In order to easily and accurately determine a walk cycle, this walk cycle determination system is provided with: a reception unit for receiving sensor data including acceleration and angular velocity acquired by a sensor mounted to footwear; a detection unit which generates time-series data of the orientation angle of at least one foot using the acceleration and angular velocity included in the sensor data, and detects maximal values and minimal values from the time-series data of the orientation angle; and a determination unit for determining the walk cycle based on the sequence of the maximal values and the minimal values.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2019
    Publication date: June 16, 2022
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Kenichiro FUKUSHI, Chenhui HUANG, Noriyuki TONOUCHI, Kazuki IHARA
  • Publication number: 20220175273
    Abstract: Provided is an information processing device including an action information acquisition unit configured to acquire action information of a user, a pedaling period extracting unit configured to extract a plurality of pedaling periods during which the user pedals a bicycle from the action information, and a calculation unit configured to calculate a non-pedaling time during which the user is on the bicycle and does not pedal based on a start time of each of the plurality of pedaling periods and an end time of each of the plurality of pedaling periods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2019
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Chenhui HUANG, Kazuki IHARA, Noriyuki TONOUCHI, Kenichiro FUKUSHI
  • Publication number: 20220181016
    Abstract: A discrimination device includes: a log acquisition unit that acquires sensor data including acceleration acquired by a sensor placed in a shoe, a storage unit that stores log data of the sensor data, a log calling unit that calls the log data stored in the storage unit, a discrimination unit that distinguishes a walking state from a waveform of the log data, a threshold setting unit that retains a first threshold and a second threshold, and sets the first threshold and the second threshold based on a discrimination result, and a transmission unit that transmits the discrimination result. When acceleration in the log data has not exceeded the second threshold within a discrimination time, the discrimination device outputs a discrimination result of being erroneous activation, and updates the first threshold based on a value of the acceleration in the traveling direction in the log data according to the discrimination result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2019
    Publication date: June 9, 2022
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Chenhui HUANG, Kazuki IHARA, Noriyuki TONOUCHI, Kenichiro FUKUSHI
  • Publication number: 20220146280
    Abstract: This walk discrimination device is provided with: a data reception unit for receiving sensor data that includes an acceleration and an angular speed acquired by a sensor provided to a shoe in order to measure the walk of a pedestrian for each single step on the basis of the sensor data; an acceleration determination unit for determining whether the acceleration included in the sensor data is positive or negative; an attitude angle calculation unit which calculates an attitude angle using the acceleration and the angular speed included in the sensor data; an attitude angle determination unit which determines whether or not the attitude angle calculated by the attitude angle calculation unit has exceeded a threshold value and determines whether or not a peak of the attitude angle has been detected; a walk discrimination unit which discriminates a walk on the basis of a sequence of the determinations made by the acceleration determination unit and the attitude angle determination unit; and an output unit which o
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Noriyuki TONOUCHI, Kazuki IHARA, Chenhui HUANG, Kenichiro FUKUSH
  • Patent number: 10713930
    Abstract: In order to detect a behavioral state of an evacuee in a facility and provide, for an evacuee, an evacuation instruction according to the behavioral state, the present invention provides an evacuation guidance system including: a storage means; an analysis control means for acquiring pressure data generated by at least one pressure sensor installed on an evacuation route in a facility and storing the pressure data in the storage means, and also for comparing a plurality of pieces of the pressure data generated in a verification time period, analyzing a temporal change in the pressure data, and analyzing a state of a person located on the pressure sensor; and an evacuation instruction means for generating evacuation instruction information based on an analysis result of the analysis control means.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fumiyuki Nihey, Takashi Manako, Hiroyuki Endoh, Noriyuki Tonouchi
  • Publication number: 20200027334
    Abstract: In order to detect a behavioral state of an evacuee in a facility and provide, for an evacuee, an evacuation instruction according to the behavioral state, the present invention provides an evacuation guidance system including: a storage means; an analysis control means for acquiring pressure data generated by at least one pressure sensor installed on an evacuation route in a facility and storing the pressure data in the storage means, and also for comparing a plurality of pieces of the pressure data generated in a verification time period, analyzing a temporal change in the pressure data, and analyzing a state of a person located on the pressure sensor; and an evacuation instruction means for generating evacuation instruction information based on an analysis result of the analysis control means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fumiyuki NIHEY, Takashi MANAKO, Hiroyuki ENDOH, Noriyuki TONOUCHI
  • Patent number: 10535250
    Abstract: In order to detect a behavioral state of an evacuee in a facility and provide, for an evacuee, an evacuation instruction according to the behavioral state, the present invention provides an evacuation guidance system including: a storage means; an analysis control means for acquiring pressure data generated by at least one pressure sensor installed on an evacuation route in a facility and storing the pressure data in the storage means, and also for comparing a plurality of pieces of the pressure data generated in a verification time period, analyzing a temporal change in the pressure data, and analyzing a state of a person located on the pressure sensor; and an evacuation instruction means for generating evacuation instruction information based on an analysis result of the analysis control means.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Fumiyuki Nihey, Takashi Manako, Hiroyuki Endoh, Noriyuki Tonouchi
  • Publication number: 20200003716
    Abstract: A dispersion liquid of the present invention includes: a carbon nanohorn aggregate obtained by aggregating a plurality of single-walled carbon nanohorns in a fibrous form; and a solvent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 13, 2017
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Noriyuki TONOUCHI, Ryota YUGE
  • Publication number: 20190172338
    Abstract: In order to detect a behavioral state of an evacuee in a facility and provide, for an evacuee, an evacuation instruction according to the behavioral state, the present invention provides an evacuation guidance system including: a storage means; an analysis control means for acquiring pressure data generated by at least one pressure sensor installed on an evacuation route in a facility and storing the pressure data in the storage means, and also for comparing a plurality of pieces of the pressure data generated in a verification time period, analyzing a temporal change in the pressure data, and analyzing a state of a person located on the pressure sensor; and an evacuation instruction means for generating evacuation instruction information based on an analysis result of the analysis control means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2017
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Fumiyuki NIHEY, Takashi MANAKO, Hiroyuki ENDOH, Noriyuki TONOUCHI