Patents by Inventor Tomo SASAKI

Tomo SASAKI 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).

  • Patent number: 11367622
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of a semiconductor device includes etching a film using etching gas that has a first or second molecule which has a C3F4 group and in which the number of carbon atoms is four or five. Further, the first molecule has an R1 group that bonds to a carbon atom in the C3F4 group through a double bond, and the R1 group contains carbon and also chlorine, bromine, iodine, or oxygen. Further, the second molecule has an R2 group that bonds to a carbon atom in the C3F4 group through a single bond and an R3 group that bonds to the carbon atom in the C3F4 group through a single bond, the R2 group or the R3 group or both containing carbon, and both the R2 group and the R3 group containing hydrogen, fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine, or oxygen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Assignee: KIOXIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mitsunari Horiuchi, Toshiyuki Sasaki, Tomo Hasegawa
  • Publication number: 20220113741
    Abstract: The server device includes a communication unit and a control unit that sends and receives information to and from another device via the communication unit. The control unit generates, based on information on a route along which a moving device is to move in a collective facility and information indicating movement of a person in the collective facility, a waiting instruction for causing the moving device to wait at a waiting place near an encounter position where the moving device encounters the person on the route until the person passes the waiting place, and sends the waiting instruction to the moving device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 1, 2021
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Makoto MATSUSHITA, Tomo SASAKI, Yui NAKAMURA, Satoshi KOMAMINE, Shuichi SAWADA, Tatsuya SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20220106117
    Abstract: A control apparatus includes a controller configured to estimate a time at which a package is to be stored in a locker that is provided with one or more storage compartments in a displaceable manner, and adjust, by the estimated time, a position of a storage compartment in which the package is to be stored.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2021
    Publication date: April 7, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Makoto MATSUSHITA, Tomo SASAKI, Yui NAKAMURA, Satoshi KOMAMINE, Shuichi SAWADA, Tatsuya SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20220105854
    Abstract: A control apparatus includes a controller configured to acquire height data indicating a height at which a vehicle carrying a package is to send the package, and perform, according to the acquired height data, control to adjust a height at which a locker is to receive the package from the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2021
    Publication date: April 7, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Makoto MATSUSHITA, Tomo SASAKI, Yui NAKAMURA, Satoshi KOMAMINE, Shuichi SAWADA, Tatsuya SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20220105828
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus for controlling an autonomous vehicle that travels between points includes a controller. The controller is configured to determine, based on the current time and a predetermined time, to charge, to replace, or neither to charge nor replace a battery, mounted in the autonomous vehicle, at a first point when the autonomous vehicle located at the first point is to travel by the predetermined time to a second point that is the next destination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2021
    Publication date: April 7, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Makoto MATSUSHITA, Tomo SASAKI, Yui NAKAMURA, Satoshi KOMAMINE, Shuichi SAWADA, Tatsuya SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20220101353
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a control unit. The control unit of the information processing device acquires a predicted staying time in which a user is predicted to stay in a store. The control unit of the information processing device determines a place to which the user is guided out of places of the store based on a result of comparison between the predicted staying time and a reference staying time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2021
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kotaro Okabe, Tomo Sasaki, Koichi Suzuki, Genshi Kuno, Koichi Hirano, Makoto Yamazaki
  • Publication number: 20220101209
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a control unit. The control unit executes determination processing to determine whether or not a user will arrive at a first shop by a first time that is set based on a reservation start time of the first shop. When the control unit determines that the user will not arrive at the first shop by the first time, the control unit determines a cancellation fee based on movement information on the user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 19, 2021
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kotaro Okabe, Tomo Sasaki, Koichi Suzuki, Genshi Kuno, Koichi Hirano, Makoto Yamazaki
  • Publication number: 20220076179
    Abstract: A control device includes a control unit configured to acquire status data indicating status of a first facility and to determine according to the status indicated by the acquired status data whether to send resources possessed by a second facility different from the first facility from the second facility to the first facility as resources to be used to provide a service at the first facility.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2021
    Publication date: March 10, 2022
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kotaro Okabe, Tomo Sasaki, Koichi Suzuki, Genshi Kuno, Koichi Hirano, Makoto Yamazaki
  • Publication number: 20220076360
    Abstract: A control device includes: a control unit configured to detect a progress status of cooking of one or more dishes ordered by a customer; and a communication unit configured to send notice data to a terminal device that is used by the customer, the notice data being data about a notice of the progress status detected by the control unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2021
    Publication date: March 10, 2022
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Kotaro Okabe, Tomo Sasaki, Koichi Suzuki, Genshi Kuno, Koichi Hirano, Makoto Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 11222879
    Abstract: A semiconductor module structure includes: a semiconductor element portion including a plurality of capacitor elements; two bus bars sandwiching the semiconductor element portion and being electrically connected to the semiconductor element portion; and cooling fins, which are conductive, formed on respective surfaces of the bus bars at positions sandwiching the semiconductor element portion. Further, insulating refrigerant is provided in the cooling fins.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: DENSO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomo Sasaki, Hideyuki Murayama
  • Patent number: 11215604
    Abstract: In a method for predicting deterioration of grease, the grease is applied between a semiconductor module and a cooler. The semiconductor module accommodates a semiconductor element. The method for predicting deterioration includes predicting deterioration of the grease after specified heat cycles by using: a variable G1/G2 that is acquired by dividing an initial storage modulus G1 of the grease by an initial loss modulus G2 of the grease at an expected maximum use temperature of the semiconductor element; and distortion dD of the grease at the time when the initial storage modulus G1 and the initial loss modulus G2 have the same value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tomo Sasaki, Kazunori Uchiyama, Naoki Hakamada, Tadafumi Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20210403040
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a control unit. The control unit determines a service content fit for an occupant by acquiring first information from a first sensor installed in a vehicle cabin of a vehicle for detecting the occupant and second information from a second sensor for detecting opening and closing of a door of the vehicle, estimating composition information of the occupant based on the first information that is acquired, estimating mood information of the occupant based on the second information that is acquired, and comparing the composition information and the mood information that are estimated with past data for another occupant in which the composition information and the mood information are associated with a service content received at a service facility.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tooru NAKANISHI, Tadashi YAMADA, Josuke YAMANE, Mitsuhiro MIURA, Tomo SASAKI, Tomoyuki KOZUKA, Tae SUGIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210403027
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a control unit. The control unit acquires operation information related to driving of a vehicle and position information of the vehicle, generates improvement information on a traveling environment of the vehicle when the control unit determines that the operation information that is acquired has reached a threshold value, the improvement information including the position information when the operation information reaches the threshold value, and provides the improvement information that is generated to a service facility.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 8, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tooru NAKANISHI, Tadashi YAMADA, Josuke YAMANE, Mitsuhiro MIURA, Tomo SASAKI, Tomoyuki KOZUKA, Tae SUGIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210398442
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a control unit. The control unit acquires actual traveling information about a first vehicle that travels along a first traveling route, and generates control information for reproducing a traveling state of the first vehicle on the first traveling route, based on the acquired traveling information about the first vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2021
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tooru NAKANISHI, Tadashi YAMADA, Josuke YAMANE, Mitsuhiro MIURA, Tomo SASAKI, Tomoyuki KOZUKA, Tae SUGIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210398224
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a control unit. The control unit acquires traveling information that is obtained in association with driving of a first vehicle and evaluation information about evaluation of the driving of the first vehicle by an occupant of a second vehicle that travels in a periphery of the first vehicle, and decides a premium of an automobile insurance for the driver of the first vehicle, based on a comparison process of the acquired traveling information and the acquired evaluation information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2021
    Publication date: December 23, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tooru NAKANISHI, Tadashi YAMADA, Josuke YAMANE, Mitsuhiro MIURA, Tomo SASAKI, Tomoyuki KOZUKA, Tae SUGIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210370979
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a control unit. The control unit acquires biometric information and occupant information of an occupant of a vehicle, estimates state information of the occupant based on the acquired biometric information, and compares the estimated state information and the acquired occupant information with past data for another occupant in which the state information and the occupant information are associated with facility information of a service facility used, to determine a service facility fit for the occupant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tooru NAKANISHI, Tadashi YAMADA, Josuke YAMANE, Mitsuhiro MIURA, Tomo SASAKI, Tomoyuki KOZUKA, Tae SUGIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210372804
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a control unit. The control unit acquires information related to a vehicle traveling in one area and compares the acquired information with past data in which the information and land price information are associated with each other for each area so as to estimate the land price information in the one area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2021
    Publication date: December 2, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tooru NAKANISHI, Tadashi YAMADA, Josuke YAMANE, Mitsuhiro MIURA, Tomo SASAKI, Tomoyuki KOZUKA, Tae SUGIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210342752
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a control unit. The control unit a control unit that acquires traveling information and location information of a vehicle acquired based on past traveling of at least one vehicle for one occupant of the vehicle, the vehicle included in the at least one vehicle, generates preference information of the one occupant based on the traveling information and the location information that are acquired, and determines destination information based on the preference information of the occupant when the control unit determines that an occupant who is on board the vehicle is the one occupant who has boarded the vehicle in the past and the preference information is generated for the occupant.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2021
    Publication date: November 4, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tooru NAKANISHI, Tadashi YAMADA, Josuke YAMANE, Mitsuhiro MIURA, Tomo SASAKI, Tomoyuki KOZUKA, Tae SUGIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210323558
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes a control unit. The control unit is configured to acquire traveling information of one vehicle and appearance information of an occupant of the one vehicle, which are obtained in association with driving of the one vehicle to a lodging facility, estimate biological information of the occupants of the vehicle by comparing the acquired traveling information and the acquired appearance information with traveling information and appearance information previously obtained in association with driving of other vehicles, and determine first information associated with a service provided at the lodging facility. The service is matched with the estimated biological information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tooru NAKANISHI, Tadashi YAMADA, Josuke YAMANE, Mitsuhiro MIURA, Tomo SASAKI, Tomoyuki KOZUKA, Tae SUGIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210293571
    Abstract: An information processing device that provides a travel route to a destination to an occupant of a vehicle includes a controller. The controller is configured to acquire travel information obtained by another vehicle that travels on a candidate route to the destination set by the occupant from a second point in time prior to a first point in time when the destination is set to the first point in time in relation to traveling of the other vehicle, and to decide the travel route optimal for driving of the vehicle to the destination based on the acquired travel information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2021
    Publication date: September 23, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tooru Nakanishi, Tadashi Yamada, Josuke Yamane, Mitsuhiro Miura, Tomo Sasaki, Tomoyuki Kozuka, Tae Sugimura