Patents by Inventor Tomoyuki Goto

Tomoyuki Goto 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: 20220020336
    Abstract: A display device includes: light-emitting elements in a backlight divided into a plurality of areas, the light-emitting elements being arranged in such a manner as to correspond to the plurality of areas; and a drive unit configured to drive the light-emitting elements in the plurality of areas by time division based on an input image every prescribed period of time, the drive unit turning on all the light-emitting elements in the plurality of areas in a partial period of the prescribed period of time and driving those light-emitting elements in at least one of the plurality of areas based on the input image in a remaining period of the prescribed period of time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2021
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Inventors: NAOTO INOUE, NAOKO GOTO, TOMOYUKI NARA
  • Publication number: 20220001837
    Abstract: A start switch device includes a start button configured to send a command to start or stop a vehicle drive device, a biometric sensor arranged on the start button for reading a biometric information of an operator to operate an operating surface of the start button, a light source configured to emit an illuminating light from an inside of the start button toward the operating surface, and a design part arranged around the biometric sensor on the operating surface and configured to define a design on the operating surface by the illuminating light transmitted therethrough.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 16, 2021
    Publication date: January 6, 2022
    Inventors: Yo IKEDA, Tomoyuki FUNAYAMA, Yuya GOTO, Naoyuki TAKADA
  • Publication number: 20210311693
    Abstract: A sound output device includes: first circuitry, connected to a first audio device, that outputs sound based on sound output data via the first audio device according to first sound volume data; and second circuitry connected to a second audio device, including an amplifier that amplifies sound to be output from the second audio device according to second sound volume data. The second circuitry controls a value of the second sound volume data to be a fixed value, receives, from the first circuitry, the sound output data and the first sound volume data, and outputs sound based on the sound output data that is received, via the second audio device, according to the first sound volume data that is received.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Tomoyuki Goto
  • Publication number: 20210311539
    Abstract: A power supply system includes circuitry that controls transition of an operation mode of the information processing apparatus from a first mode to a second mode in response to reception of user operation for transitioning to the second mode, the second mode being a mode in which electric power supplied to the information processing apparatus is less than that of the first mode, determines whether to release the second mode based on a detection result of a sensor that detects presence of a human, to output a first determination result, determines whether a first condition relating to the user operation is satisfied, to output a second determination result, and determines, based on the second determination result indicating that the first condition is satisfied, whether to allow releasing of the second mode based on the first determination result indicating that no human is detected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 6, 2021
    Publication date: October 7, 2021
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventor: Tomoyuki GOTO
  • Publication number: 20210269600
    Abstract: A method for producing a carbinol-modified organosiloxane, which comprises steps (A) to (C), is an efficient production method whereby it becomes possible to reduce the production of a by-product of the reaction for the production of a terminal-carbinol-modified organosiloxane. (A) a step of supplying the following components (a) to (c) to a tubular reactor continuously: (a) an organohydrogensiloxane represented by formula (I) (wherein R1's independently represent a monovalent hydrocarbon group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms; and m represents an integer of 0 to 500); (b) a compound represented by formula (II): R2—Z—OH (wherein R2 represents a vinyl group or an allyl group; and Z represents a bivalent hydrocarbon group); and (c) a platinum catalyst in an amount of 0.005 ppm by mass or more and less than 1.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 13, 2019
    Publication date: September 2, 2021
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoyuki GOTO, Yusuke OKAZAWA
  • Publication number: 20210107926
    Abstract: The present invention aims to provide a (meth)acrylic-modified silicone macromonomer, which may be used as a raw material for a (meth)acrylic copolymer capable of forming a coating having excellent antifouling properties and surface smoothness. A (meth)acrylic-modified silicone macromonomer of formula (b1) is provided, which has 1 to 80 branches attached to a linear polysiloxane backbone and the branch has a (poly)oxyalkylene structure of the formula —(CaH2aO)b— and a (meth)acryloyl group at a terminal. The (meth)acrylic-modified silicone macromonomer is a raw material for a polymer used in an antifouling paint.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tomoyuki GOTO, Yoshihito OSAWA, Yukio MORIMOTO
  • Patent number: 10847800
    Abstract: A binder and an electrode mixture for a secondary battery. The binder contains a fluorine-containing polymer containing a polymerized unit based on vinylidene fluoride, a polymerized unit based on tetrafluoroethylene, and a polymerized unit based on a monomer (2-2) represented by the following formula (2-2): R5R6C?CR7R8CO2Y1??(2-2) wherein R5, R6, and R7 are each independently a hydrogen atom or a C1-C8 hydrocarbon group; R8 is a C1-C8 hydrocarbon group; and Y1 is an inorganic cation and/or an organic cation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuya Asano, Takashi Iguchi, Manabu Fujisawa, Chihiro Shinoda, Tomoyuki Goto, Kazuki Hosoda, Takahiro Kitahara
  • Patent number: 10787544
    Abstract: A silicone compound is represented by the formula (1) and has a weight average molecular weight of 500 to 200000. A polyhydric alcohol-modified silicone compound can provide a stable composition (emulsified product, powder dispersion, etc.) having a silicone oil and other oil as a continuous phase. R1aR2bR3cR4dSiO(4-a-b-c-d)/2??(1) (R1 represents an organic group, R2 is a group represented by —Y—O—X (Y represents a divalent hydrocarbon group having 3 to 20 carbons and optionally containing at least one of an ether bond and an ester bond, and X represents a polyhydric alcohol-substituted hydrocarbon group having at least two hydroxyl groups); R3 is a monovalent branched type organosiloxane group represented by the formula (4); and R4 is a monovalent organosiloxane group represented by the formula (5) or the formula (6).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Emi Akabane, Tomoyuki Goto
  • Publication number: 20200055990
    Abstract: The present, invention aims to provide an additive which has a reactive group with good active energy ray curability. When incorporated in a paint, the additive does not bleed over time and imparts an excellent leveling property and a defoaming property to the paint. There is provided a (meth)acrylic-modified siloxane compound of formula (a1) which has, as a branch and, optionally, at one or both of the terminals, of a linear polysiloxane backbone, a specific number of moieties having a (meth)acryloyl group at a terminal and a (poly)oxyalkylene structure of the formula —(CaH2aO)b—. Also provided is an additive for paints, comprising said (meth)acrylic-modified siloxane compound.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Publication date: February 20, 2020
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Tomoyuki GOTO
  • Publication number: 20190296359
    Abstract: A binder and an electrode mixture for a secondary battery. The binder contains a fluorine-containing polymer containing a polymerized unit based on vinylidene fluoride, a polymerized unit based on tetrafluoroethylene, and a polymerized unit based on a monomer (2-2) represented by the following formula (2-2): R5R6C?CR7R8CO2Y1??(2-2) wherein R5, R6, and R7 are each independently a hydrogen atom or a C1-C8 hydrocarbon group; R8 is a C1-C8 hydrocarbon group; and Y1 is an inorganic cation and/or an organic cation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2017
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuya ASANO, Takashi IGUCHI, Manabu FUJISAWA, Chihiro SHINODA, Tomoyuki GOTO, Kazuki HOSODA, Takahiro KITAHARA
  • Publication number: 20190211156
    Abstract: A silicone compound is represented by the formula (1) and has a weight average molecular weight of 500 to 200000. A polyhydric alcohol-modified silicone compound can provide a stable composition (emulsified product, powder dispersion, etc.) having a silicone oil and other oil as a continuous phase. R1aR2bR3cR4dSiO(4-a-b-c-d)/2??(1) (R1 represents an organic group, R2 is a group represented by —Y—O—X (Y represents a divalent hydrocarbon group having 3 to 20 carbons and optionally containing at least one of an ether bond and an ester bond, and X represents a polyhydric alcohol-substituted hydrocarbon group having at least two hydroxyl groups); R3 is a monovalent branched type organosiloxane group represented by the formula (4); and R4 is a monovalent organosiloxane group represented by the formula (5) or the formula (6).
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2017
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Emi AKABANE, Tomoyuki GOTO
  • Patent number: 10255704
    Abstract: A video delivery terminal includes: an image capturer configured to perform image capture to generate an image of a subject; and a developing processor configured to crop an area of a portion of the image to generate a cropped image, perform first adjustment regarding the cropped image based on characteristics of the cropped image, and perform second adjustment regarding settings of the image based on characteristics of the image having undergone the first adjustment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Nobumasa Gingawa, Hiroaki Uchiyama, Koji Kuwata, Masato Takahashi, Kiyoto Igarashi, Tomoyuki Goto, Kazuki Kitazawa
  • Patent number: 10079996
    Abstract: A device performs to: generate second correspondence information indicating a correspondence relation between coordinates of a projection area and coordinates of a captured image based on first correspondence information indicating a size of the projection area indicating an area to which an image is projected by an image projection device, a size of a basic area indicating an area predetermined as the area to which the image is projected, and indicating a correspondence relation between the coordinates of the basic area and the coordinates of the captured image obtained by an imaging unit; transmit coordinate information indicating a range, of the projection area, specified by a user and the second correspondence information to other device; and output, when receiving output information including voice whose directivity is controlled according to an area corresponding to the coordinate information of the captured image from the other device, the received output information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 18, 2018
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Masato Takahashi, Koji Kuwata, Kiyoto Igarashi, Tomoyuki Goto, Kazuki Kitazawa, Nobumasa Gingawa, Miku Hakamatani
  • Patent number: 9951090
    Abstract: The present invention is a mono-functional branched organosiloxane compound that is liquid and shown by the following general formula (1) Ma-1MRa-2Db-1DRb-2Tc-1TRc-2Qd-1??(1) wherein M=R13SiO0.5, MR=R12R2SiO0.5, D=R12SiO, DR=R2R1SiO, T=R1SiO1.5, TR=R2SiO1.5, and Q=SiO2, where R1 represents a group selected from an alkyl group having 1 to 30 carbon atoms, and so on, R2 represents a hydrogen atom, and so on, a-1 represents an integer of 1 or more, b-1 and c-1 each represent an integer of 0 or more, and a-2, b-2, c-2, and d-1 each represent 0 or 1, provided that c-1, c-2, and d-1 are not simultaneously 0, a total of a-2, b-2, and c-2 is 1, and when b-1 is 0, a-1 is 2 or more and a total of c-1 and d-1 is 1 or more. There can be provided a novel mono-functional branched organosiloxane compound having a branched structure, and a method for producing the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Emi Akabane, Tomoyuki Goto
  • Patent number: 9894320
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus for transmitting image data to an information terminal, the information processing apparatus being capable of performing communication with the information terminal via a network is disclosed. The information processing apparatus includes a determination unit configured to determine persons from the image data captured by an imaging unit; a speaker estimating unit configured to estimate a speaker among the persons captured in the image data; a measurement unit configured to measure a speech time of the speaker estimated by the speaker estimating unit; an acquisition unit configured to obtain from the image data, based on the speech time measured by the measurement unit, a speaker image including the speaker that continuously speaks for a certain duration; and a transmission unit configured to transmit the speaker image obtained by the acquisition unit to the information terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Uchiyama, Masato Takahashi, Koji Kuwata, Kazuki Kitazawa, Kiyoto Igarashi, Tomoyuki Goto, Nobumasa Gingawa
  • Patent number: 9890252
    Abstract: The present invention provides a silicone compound shown by the formula (1) and having a weight-average molecular weight in the range of 500 to 200,000, R1aR2bR3cR4dSiO(4-a-b-c-d)/2 (1), wherein R1 represents the same or different organic group, R2 represents a polyoxyalkylene group shown by —CmH2m—O—(C2H4O)g(C3H6O)hR6, R3 represents a branched type monovalent organosiloxane group shown by the following general formula (4), MoMRpDqDRrTsTRtQu (4), and R4 represents a monovalent organosiloxane group shown by the following general formula (5) or the general formula (6), MMRDv-1 (5), MwDv-1DRv-2TRv-3 (6). This provides a silicone compound which has excellent emulsification ability and emulsion stability to silicone oil, and can secure high temporal stability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Emi Akabane, Tomoyuki Goto
  • Patent number: 9860486
    Abstract: An apparatus includes: an acquirer acquiring an image; a locator that, upon receiving coordinate information of a specified area being a part of a video displayed on an output device connected to the other apparatus, locates coordinates on the image corresponding to the coordinate information based on association information, in which coordinates on the video and coordinates on the image are associated; a cropping part that crops, from the image, an image of an area defined by the coordinates on the image; a controller that controls directionality of a microphone array including a plurality of microphones on the apparatus so that the directionality of one microphone related to the coordinates on the image is focused to a position indicated by the coordinate on the image; and a first transmission controller that controls transmitting output information containing the cropped image and voice captured with the controlled directionality to the other apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Masato Takahashi, Hiroaki Uchiyama, Koji Kuwata, Kiyoto Igarashi, Tomoyuki Goto, Kazuki Kitazawa, Nobumasa Gingawa
  • Patent number: 9699414
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes an imaging unit, a voice input unit, a cutting-out unit, a transmitting unit, an acquiring unit, and a cutting-out control unit. The voice input unit switches a sound pickup direction for voice. The cutting-out unit cuts out, as a cut-out image, a cutting-out area which is at least a part of an image captured by the imaging unit. The transmitting unit transmits video information including the cut-out image and voice data of voice input to the voice input unit. The acquiring unit acquires setting information including layout information indicating arrangement of seat areas at a time of a conference and priority information indicating a priority of each of the seat areas indicated by the layout information. The cutting-out control unit controls the sound pickup direction of the voice input unit and the cutting-out area of the cutting-out unit in accordance with the acquired setting information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2017
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuki Kitazawa, Kiyoto Igarashi, Hiroaki Uchiyama, Koji Kuwata, Masato Takahashi, Tomoyuki Goto, Nobumasa Gingawa
  • Publication number: 20170137574
    Abstract: The present invention provides a silicone compound shown by the formula (1) and having a weight-average molecular weight in the range of 500 to 200,000, R1aR2bR3cR4dSiO(4-a-b-c-d)/2 (1), wherein R1 represents the same or different organic group, R2 represents a polyoxyalkylene group shown by —CmH2m—O—(C2H4O)g(C3H6O)hR6, R3 represents a branched type monovalent organosiloxane group shown by the following general formula (4), MoMRpDqDRrTsTRtQu (4), and R4 represents a monovalent organosiloxane group shown by the following general formula (5) or the general formula (6), MMRDv-1 (5), MwDv-1DRv-2TRv-3 (6). This provides a silicone compound which has excellent emulsification ability and emulsion stability to silicone oil, and can secure high temporal stability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2016
    Publication date: May 18, 2017
    Applicant: SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Emi AKABANE, Tomoyuki GOTO
  • Patent number: 9648278
    Abstract: A communication apparatus includes: an area dividing unit that divides, of an output image which is an image that the communication apparatus has output and includes at least a shot image obtained by shooting the surroundings of another communication apparatus which communicates with the communication apparatus, a display area indicating an area where the shot image is displayed into as many unit areas as the number of people captured in the shot image; a transmission control unit that controls transmitting coordinate information which indicates, of the output image, a unit area corresponding to a position pointed by a user to the other communication apparatus; and an output control unit that, when the communication apparatus has received output information including a voice subjected to directivity control according to, of the shot image, an area corresponding to the coordinate information from the other communication apparatus, controls outputting the received output information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 9, 2017
    Assignee: RICOH COMPANY, LTD.
    Inventors: Masato Takahashi, Koji Kuwata, Kiyoto Igarashi, Tomoyuki Goto, Kazuki Kitazawa, Nobumasa Gingawa, Miku Hakamatani