Patents by Inventor Takashi Matsuo

Takashi Matsuo 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: 20170180450
    Abstract: An information providing system includes the following elements. An IC card stores card ID. An information providing terminal reads out the card ID of the IC card, provides information to the IC card, and transmits the card ID and the information provided to the IC card or the ID of the provided information to a management server. The management server receives the card ID and the information provided to the IC card or the provided information ID from the information providing terminal, has a database to manage the card ID and the provided information such that the card ID is associated with the provided information, acquires the information provided to the IC card from the database in response to an information request from a client terminal, and supplies the provided information to the client terminal. The client terminal displays the provided information supplied from the management server.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2017
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventor: Takashi MATSUO
  • Patent number: 9634229
    Abstract: In a piezoelectric device, an ultrasound probe, and a droplet discharge unit of the present invention, each of a pair of first and second electrodes is placed on a piezoelectric member having a single orientation in a direction perpendicular to a thickness direction thereof to extend in a direction perpendicular to the thickness direction or along the thickness direction and in a direction perpendicular to the direction of the orientation. Therefore, the piezoelectric device of the present invention has excellent piezoelectric properties. Further, the ultrasound probe and the droplet discharge unit of the present invention have good efficiency.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Kouichi Sameshima, Takashi Matsuo
  • Patent number: 9614903
    Abstract: An information providing system includes the following elements. An IC card stores card ID. An information providing terminal reads out the card ID of the IC card, provides information to the IC card, and transmits the card ID and the information provided to the IC card or the ID of the provided information to a management server. The management server receives the card ID and the information provided to the IC card or the provided information ID from the information providing terminal, has a database to manage the card ID and the provided information such that the card ID is associated with the provided information, acquires the information provided to the IC card from the database in response to an information request from a client terminal, and supplies the provided information to the client terminal. The client terminal displays the provided information supplied from the management server.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Assignee: SONY CORPORATION
    Inventor: Takashi Matsuo
  • Patent number: 9608273
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to provide: an aqueous binder having high adhesiveness, that in particular does not exhibit oxidative degradation in an electrode environment, and having little environmental load; and an electrode and a battery that use same. Disclosed is a battery electrode binder containing: (A) a constituent unit derived from a monomer having a hydroxyl group; and (B) a constituent unit derived from a polyfunctional (meth)acrylate having no more than 5 functions. An electrode is prepared using this binder and is used in a battery such as a lithium-ion secondary battery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Assignee: DAISO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi Matsuo, Tomoyuki Yano, Yasushi Miki, Katsuhito Miura
  • Patent number: 9593240
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to the thermosetting resin composition containing (A) to (D): (A) a thermosetting resin containing an SiH group and an alkenyl group, being a reaction product between silsesquioxane having an SiH group and an organopolysiloxane having two alkenyl groups; (B) a thermosetting resin having an SiH group as obtained by allowing reaction among silsesquioxane having an SiH group, organopolysiloxane having two alkenyl groups, an epoxy compound having an alkenyl group and a silyl compound having an alkenyl group; (C) a linear organopolysiloxane compound having an SiH group only at one terminal; and (D) a Pt catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Assignee: JNC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akio Tajima, Takashi Matsuo, Kiichi Kawabata, Yoshiko Ueno, Koichi Ayama
  • Publication number: 20170069913
    Abstract: Provided is a binder for battery electrodes which includes a polymer including: structural units (1) derived from a (meth)acrylate monomer (A) having a hydroxyl group; structural units (2) derived from a polyfunctional (meth)acrylate monomer (B); and structural units (3) derived from a reactive surfactant (C). This binder is used to prepare electrodes, and produce batteries such as lithium ion secondary batteries. Provided are: an aqueous binder which has a low environmental impact, exhibits excellent binding properties, and, notably, does not cause oxidation degradation under an electrode environment; and an electrode and a battery which use said binder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2015
    Publication date: March 9, 2017
    Applicant: OSAKA SODA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoyuki YANO, Miwa NAKAMURA, Takashi MATSUO, Yasushi MIKI, Katsuhito MIURA
  • Patent number: 9576605
    Abstract: A magnetic disk apparatus includes a disk and a controller. The disk includes a plurality of tracks including a first track and a second track that is different from the first track. A plurality of data sectors are located on the tracks. The data sectors include short data sectors and long data sectors, each including a plurality of short data sectors. If the controller accesses a long data sector located at an end of the first track, the controller first accesses a short data sector of the long data sector at the end of the first track, and then accesses a short data sector of the long data sector at the beginning of the second track.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 21, 2017
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Takashi Matsuo, Kenji Yoshida, Kazuya Takada, Yosuke Kondo
  • Patent number: 9512273
    Abstract: The invention relates to a thermosetting resin composition containing (A) to (D) below. (A) A thermosetting resin containing an SiH group and an alkenyl group, wherein the thermosetting resin is a reaction product between silsesquioxane having the SiH group and organopolysiloxane having two alkenyl groups; (B) a linear organopolysiloxane compound having an SiH group only at one terminal; (C) a silane coupling agent having an epoxy group; and (D) a Pt catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: JNC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Akio Tajima, Takashi Matsuo, Kiichi Kawabata, Koichi Ayama
  • Publication number: 20160314081
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a storage apparatus includes a recording medium configured to record encryption data, and a controller configured to acquire generation information of an encryption key used to encrypt the encryption data read from the recording medium, determine whether the acquired generation information is coincide with generation information of latest encryption key held beforehand, and write specific data different from the read encryption data into an area where the encryption data is recorded upon the acquired generation information being not coincide with the generation information of the latest encryption key.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2015
    Publication date: October 27, 2016
    Inventors: Takashi Matsuo, Kenji Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20160264779
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to the thermosetting resin composition containing (A) to (D): (A) a thermosetting resin containing an SiH group and an alkenyl group, being a reaction product between silsesquioxane having an SiH group and an organopolysiloxane having two alkenyl groups; (B) a thermosetting resin having an SiH group as obtained by allowing reaction among silsesquioxane having an SiH group, organopolysiloxane having two alkenyl groups, an epoxy compound having an alkenyl group and a silyl compound having an alkenyl group; (C) a linear organopolysiloxane compound having an SiH group only at one terminal; and (D) a Pt catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 11, 2013
    Publication date: September 15, 2016
    Applicant: JNC CORPORATION
    Inventors: AKIO TAJIMA, TAKASHI MATSUO, KIICHI KAWABATA, YOSHIKO UENO, KOICHI AYAMA
  • Publication number: 20160260976
    Abstract: Disclosed is a battery electrode binder containing a polymer including (1) a constituent unit derived from a (meth)acrylate monomer (A) having a hydroxyl group, (2) a constituent unit derived from a vinyl ester monomer (B), and (3) a constituent unit derived from a polyfunctional (meth)acrylate monomer (C). Using the binder, an electrode is produced and adopted in a battery such as a lithium ion secondary battery. Obtained are: an aqueous binder that has a low environmental impact, has high adhesiveness, and in particular does not cause oxidative degradation in the electrode environment; and a battery and electrode using the binder.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2014
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Applicant: OSAKA SODA CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi MATSUO, Tomoyuki YANO, Yasushi MIKI, Katsuhito MIURA
  • Publication number: 20160182653
    Abstract: There is provided a service providing apparatus including a determination unit configured to determine a service to be provided for an information processing apparatus based on apparatus-related information acquired from the information processing apparatus, the apparatus-related information including spatial information and function information, the spatial information being related to a space in which a function of the information processing apparatus is extended and being acquired from an external object by the information processing apparatus, the function information indicating the function of the information processing apparatus, and a processing unit configured to execute a process for the service determined to be provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2014
    Publication date: June 23, 2016
    Inventors: Masahiro OBA, Shunsuke SUZUKI, Takashi MATSUO
  • Publication number: 20160164729
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing apparatus including an acquisition control unit configured to acquire information on function extension from an external object, the information on the function extension including attribute information indicating a function of a device and connection information relating to a connection to the device, and a function control unit configured to extend a function of the information processing apparatus based on the acquired attribute information, connect to a device corresponding to the extended function based on the acquired connection information, and enable the extended function.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2014
    Publication date: June 9, 2016
    Applicant: Sony Corporation
    Inventors: Takashi MATSUO, Masahiro OBA, Shunsuke SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20160111126
    Abstract: A magnetic disk apparatus includes a disk and a controller. The disk includes a plurality of tracks including a first track and a second track that is different from the first track. A plurality of data sectors are located on the tracks. The data sectors include short data sectors and long data sectors, each including a plurality of short data sectors. If the controller accesses a long data sector located at an end of the first track, the controller first accesses a short data sector of the long data sector at the end of the first track, and then accesses a short data sector of the long data sector at the beginning of the second track.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 24, 2015
    Publication date: April 21, 2016
    Inventors: Takashi MATSUO, Kenji YOSHIDA, Kazuya TAKADA, Yosuke KONDO
  • Publication number: 20150372305
    Abstract: This binder for battery electrodes is characterized by containing a polymer including: (A) a structural unit represented by general formula (1) and derived from a monomer having a hydroxyl group (in the formula, R1 is a hydrogen or a C1-C4 straight-chain or branched alkyl group, R2 and R3 are each a hydrogen or a C1-C4 straight-chained or branched alkyl group, and n is an integer of 2-30); (B) a structural unit derived from an ethylenically unsaturated monomer having at least one functional group selected from the group consisting of a difunctional carboxylic acid group, a nitrile group and a ketone group; and (C) a structural unit derived from a polyfunctional (meth)acrylate monomer having at most five functional groups.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2014
    Publication date: December 24, 2015
    Applicant: DAISO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takashi MATSUO, Tomoyuki YANO, Yasushi MIKI, Katsuhito MIURA
  • Publication number: 20150352015
    Abstract: A hair treatment method entailing sequentially (i) preparing a hair cosmetic by mixing a first agent containing an alkali agent and a second agent containing hydrogen peroxide to form a mixed liquid, (ii) discharging the mixed liquid in the form of a foam from a foamer vessel without a propellant, (iii) applying the mixed liquid to hair, (iv) allowing the mixed liquid to stand for 3 to 60 minutes; and (v) rinsing the mixed liquid away.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2015
    Publication date: December 10, 2015
    Applicant: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki FUJINUMA, Takashi MATSUO, Masahiko OGAWA, Tomohito KOSHIKA, Kazuhiro OKADA
  • Publication number: 20150328569
    Abstract: A filter element structure 100 attached to a backwash type filter W and filtering fluid flowing within the filter includes a pair of one and the other filter elements 10, and a connection pipe 13 connecting the one filter element 10 and the other filter element 10. Each of the filter elements 10 includes a filter medium 11 formed into a hollow cylindrical shape having open ends on both sides, an upper cover 12 covering the upper end of the filter medium 11, and an upper hole 12a penetrating the upper cover 12. One end of the connection pipe 13 is connected with the one upper hole 12a, while the other end of the connection pipe 13 is connected with the other upper hole 12a.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 28, 2013
    Publication date: November 19, 2015
    Inventors: Norio Yamada, Kenichi Koi, Takashi Matsuo, Kazutaka Nonaka
  • Publication number: 20150322929
    Abstract: A drive device and a lens unit include a base member; a driven member disposed at a prescribed distance from the base member and having a flat plane; a support member coupling the base member and the driven member and supporting the driven member so as to substantially maintain a prescribed distance between the base member and the driven member from start to end of movement of the driven member; and a driving member driving the driven member so as to move the flat plane in parallel from start to end of movement. The driving member causes a linear shape-memory alloy wire to expand and contract, thereby moving the driven member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 28, 2013
    Publication date: November 12, 2015
    Inventors: Takuma MORIKAWA, Naoki KUBO, Yasuhiro HONDA, Takashi MATSUO, Yoshiaki HATA
  • Patent number: 9165568
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a hard disk drive includes a detecting circuit configured to detect abnormality of a supply voltage. The hard disk drive also includes a refresh controller configured to, when the abnormality of the supply voltage is detected during a data refresh process in sector units to a magnetic disk, finish the data refresh process to a sector after writing of data to a data area is finished, the data area to which the writing is performed when the abnormality of the supply voltage is detected, without stepping over a servo area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2015
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Tosbhia
    Inventors: Takashi Matsuo, Takumi Sato
  • Publication number: 20150291737
    Abstract: The invention relates to a thermosetting resin composition containing (A) to (D) below. (A) A thermosetting resin containing an SiH group and an alkenyl group, wherein the thermosetting resin is a reaction product between silsesquioxane having the SiH group and organopolysiloxane having two alkenyl groups; (B) a linear organopolysiloxane compound having an SiH group only at one terminal; (C) a silane coupling agent having an epoxy group; and (D) a Pt catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2013
    Publication date: October 15, 2015
    Inventors: Akio Tajima, Takashi Matsuo, Kiichi Kawabata, Koichi Ayama