Patents by Inventor Toshihide Murata

Toshihide Murata 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: 20200356971
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, an information management apparatus, which is connected to a providing apparatus that provides information to a customer, includes a storage device and a processor. The processor selects, from a plurality of pieces of to-be-provided information stored in the storage device, to-be-provided information with which incentive data that matches an incentive condition preset for the providing apparatus is associated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventor: Toshihide MURATA
  • Patent number: 10667763
    Abstract: A biological information processing device includes a controller programmed to obtain biological information indicating a body condition, and associate different kinds of the biological information with respective specific graphical elements. Each of the respective specific graphical elements constitute a respective specific appearance of a graphical figure, with one of the respective specific graphical elements representing a surface count of a polyhedron which changes in relation to a numerical change in the biological information. The controller is further programmed to set value to the specific graphical element depending on degree of the biological information for at least one specific graphical element associated with the biological information obtained, and generate indicating data of a biological figure on the basis of the value set, the biological figure being an aggregate of the specific graphical elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: TANITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuto Wachi, Haruna Nakatani, Toru Ichihashi, Toshihide Murata, Hiroshi Koi, Akihiro Chaya, Saki Kato
  • Publication number: 20180253711
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a sales management device includes an acquisition unit, a generation unit, and an output unit. The acquisition unit acquires result data representing a past sales result for each item about the commodity being handled for sale. The generation unit generates candidate data representing candidates for which handling is to be terminated based on the result data acquired by the acquisition unit in an identifiable manner. The output unit outputs the candidate data generated by the generation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2018
    Publication date: September 6, 2018
    Inventors: Jun Suzuki, Toshihide Murata, Hirokazu Watanabe, Toru Terauchi
  • Publication number: 20180168517
    Abstract: A biological information processing device includes a controller programmed to obtain biological information indicating a body condition, and associate different kinds of the biological information with respective specific graphical elements. Each of the specific graphical elements is same kind of element that constitutes an appearance of a graphical figure. The controller is further programmed to set value to the specific graphical element depending on degree of the biological information for the at least one specific graphical element associated with the obtained biological information, and generate indicating data of a biological figure that is an aggregate of the specific graphical elements on the basis of the set value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2017
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Applicant: TANITA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuto WACHI, Haruna NAKATANI, Toru ICHIHASHI, Toshihide MURATA, Hiroshi KOI, Akihiro CHAYA, Saki KATO
  • Publication number: 20170017983
    Abstract: An electronic coupon and receipt management system is disclosed. A plurality of electronic receipts is stored, each corresponding to a transaction, and each including customer identification information corresponding to a customer who initiated the corresponding transaction. Electronic coupons are also stored, including a permitted number of times of usage by a customer. Coupon usage records are also stored, including a total number of times each coupon has been used by a customer. The coupon usage records are updated based on receiving new electronic receipts that indicate the coupon has been used by the customer. A server transmits to user terminal of the customer one or more of the electronic coupons for which the number of times the coupon was used by the requesting customer is less than or equal to the permitted number of times of usage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2016
    Publication date: January 19, 2017
    Inventors: Toshihide MURATA, Yasuhiro ARAI
  • Patent number: 9270890
    Abstract: An apparatus for managing a medicine administering process to enable inspection of the medicine administering process, includes a video recording unit that generates video recorded image data by video recording the medicine administering process, and a data addition unit that adds controlling data that enables the recorded video of the medicine administering process to be displayed with display elements that depict transition events of the medicine administering process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yumiko Okuma, Maki Sato, Toshihide Murata, Shunichiro Kamamoto, Shiomi Matsui, Tomoyuki Take
  • Publication number: 20150046177
    Abstract: A medicine registration apparatus includes a storage unit, a processor and a display unit. The storage unit stores a medicine master database including information regarding a required disposal method of a medicine. The processor reads identification information on a medicine, identifies a medicine based on the identification information, determines whether the identified medicine includes a corresponding required disposal method in the medicine master database, and provide a notification that the identified medicine includes the corresponding requited disposal method when it is determined that the identified medicine includes the corresponding required disposal method. The display unit displays the notification.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 6, 2014
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Inventors: MAKOTO NOZAWA, Yoshiaki Kumai, Yumiko Okuma, Toshihide Murata, Shunichiro Kamamoto, Ryu Morita, Shiomi Matsui, Hirokazu Watanabe, Maki Sato, Yasuhiro Nakajima
  • Publication number: 20150019244
    Abstract: In accordance with one embodiment, a medicament registration apparatus comprises a registration module configured to register a medicament to be used in a storage section; a display control module configured to display each of the medicaments registered by the registration module in a list on a display section; and a reception module configured to receive a cancellation operation of cancelling the registration of the designated medicament in the medicaments registered by the registration module; wherein the registration module cancels the registration of the medicaments designated through the cancellation operation from the storage section; and the display control module displays the cancelled information indicating that the registration is cancelled corresponding to the medicament designated through the cancellation operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2014
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventors: Yumiko Okuma, Toshihide Murata, Hirokazu Watanabe, Shiomi Matsui, Makoto Nozawa, Yoshiaki Kumai, Maki Sato, Shunichiro Kamamoto, Ryu Morita, Yasuhiro Nakajima
  • Publication number: 20150019243
    Abstract: In accordance with an embodiment, a medicament registration apparatus comprises a storage section, a recognition module and an output control module. The storage section stores a first medicament master in which first medicament information relating to each medicament is held and a second medicament master in which second medicament information including determined output form of each medicament is held. The recognition module recognizes a medicament of a reading target. The output control module outputs the first medicament information corresponding to the medicament recognized by the recognition module according to the determined output form in the second medicament information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2014
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventors: Toshihide Murata, Hirokazu Watanabe, Shiomi Matsui, Makoto Nozawa, Yoshiaki Kumai, Maki Sato, Yumiko Okuma, Shunichiro Kamamoto, Ryu Morita, Yasuhiro Nakajima
  • Publication number: 20150019245
    Abstract: In accordance with one embodiment, a medicament registration apparatus for registering a used medicament in a storage section comprises a registration module configured to set a borrow resource for a used medicament borrowed from another place and register the borrow source in the storage section and a display control module configured to display a list of the registered medicaments on a display section and display the information indicating that the medicament is borrowed from another place corresponding to the medicament set with the borrow source.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2014
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventors: Toshihide Murata, Hirokazu Watanabe, Shiomi Matsui, Makoto Nozawa, Yoshiaki Kumai, Maki Sato, Yumiko Okuma, Shunichiro Kamamoto, Ryu Morita, Yasuhiro Nakajima
  • Publication number: 20150019242
    Abstract: The medicament information storage section stores a plurality of types of drug codes respectively assigned to each medicament. The slip information storage section stores, for each use of a slip for notifying information of the medicament used at a medical site, information of the type of drug codes required for the use of the slip. The specifying module specifies the medicament used at the medical site. The registration module registers information relating to the medicament specified by the specifying module. The creation module acquires the drug code of the medicament registered by the registration module for each slip having different use from the medicament information storage section to create slips for different uses based on the information stored in the slip information storage section. The output module outputs the slips created by the creation module for different uses.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2014
    Publication date: January 15, 2015
    Inventors: Toshihide Murata, Shiomi Matsui, Hirokazu Watanabe, Shunichiro Kamamoto
  • Publication number: 20140253757
    Abstract: An apparatus for managing a medicine administering process to enable inspection of the medicine administering process, includes a video recording unit that generates video recorded image data by video recording the medicine administering process, and a data addition unit that adds controlling data that enables the recorded video of the medicine administering process to be displayed with display elements that depict transition events of the medicine administering process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2014
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: YUMIKO OKUMA, MAKI SATO, TOSHIHIDE MURATA, SHUNICHIRO KAMAMOTO, SHIOMI MATSUI, TOMOYUKI TAKE
  • Patent number: 7767339
    Abstract: A method for producing a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery comprising the steps of: (i) mixing a positive electrode active material, a first binder A and a dispersion medium to prepare a paste A, the active material comprising a lithium-containing transition metal oxide; (ii) mixing a conductive agent, a second binder B and a dispersion medium to prepare a paste B, the conductive agent comprising carbon black; (iii) mixing the paste A and the paste B to prepare a positive electrode material paste C; (iv) applying the positive electrode material paste C onto a positive electrode core member and rolling and drying the resultant member to prepare a positive electrode; and (v) fabricating a battery using the positive electrode, a negative electrode and a non-aqueous electrolyte, wherein contact angle ?A between the non-aqueous electrolyte and the binder A and contact angle ?B between the non-aqueous electrolyte and the binder B satisfy the formula (1): ?B??A?15°.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2005
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2010
    Assignee: Panasonic Corporation
    Inventors: Kohei Suzuki, Masao Fukunaga, Toshihide Murata, Kazunori Kubota, Tsumoru Ohata
  • Publication number: 20080311471
    Abstract: A method for producing a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery comprising the steps of: (i) mixing a positive electrode active material, a first binder A and a dispersion medium to prepare a paste A, the active material comprising a lithium-containing transition metal oxide; (ii) mixing a conductive agent, a second binder B and a dispersion medium to prepare a paste B, the conductive agent comprising carbon black; (iii) mixing the paste A and the paste B to prepare a positive electrode material paste C; (iv) applying the positive electrode material paste C onto a positive electrode core member and rolling and drying the resultant member to prepare a positive electrode; and (v) fabricating a battery using the positive electrode, a negative electrode and a non-aqueous electrolyte, wherein contact angle ?A between the non-aqueous electrolyte and the binder A and contact angle ?B between the non-aqueous electrolyte and the binder B satisfy the formula (1): ?B??A?15°.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2008
    Publication date: December 18, 2008
    Applicant: MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kohei Suzuki, Masao Fukunaga, Toshihide Murata, Kazunori Kubota, Tsumoru Ohata
  • Publication number: 20050198815
    Abstract: A method for producing a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery comprising the steps of: (i) mixing a positive electrode active material, a first binder A and a dispersion medium to prepare a paste A, the active material comprising a lithium-containing transition metal oxide; (ii) mixing a conductive agent, a second binder B and a dispersion medium to prepare a paste B, the conductive agent comprising carbon black; (iii) mixing the paste A and the paste B to prepare a positive electrode material paste C; (iv) applying the positive electrode material paste C onto a positive electrode core member and rolling and drying the resultant member to prepare a positive electrode; and (v) fabricating a battery using the positive electrode, a negative electrode and a non-aqueous electrolyte, wherein contact angle ?A between the non-aqueous electrolyte and the binder A and contact angle ?B between the non-aqueous electrolyte and the binder B satisfy the formula (1): ?B??A?15°.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 9, 2005
    Publication date: September 15, 2005
    Applicant: Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kohei Suzuki, Masao Fukunaga, Toshihide Murata, Kazunori Kubota, Tsumoru Ohata
  • Publication number: 20030054243
    Abstract: A method for producing a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery comprising the steps of: (i) mixing a positive electrode active material, a first binder A and a dispersion medium to prepare a paste A, the active material comprising a lithium-containing transition metal oxide; (ii) mixing a conductive agent, a second binder B and a dispersion medium to prepare a paste B, the conductive agent comprising carbon black; (iii) mixing the paste A and the paste B to prepare a positive electrode material paste C; (iv) applying the positive electrode material paste C onto a positive electrode core member and rolling and drying the resultant member to prepare a positive electrode; and (v) fabricating a battery using the positive electrode, a negative electrode and a non-aqueous electrolyte, wherein contact angle &thgr;A between the non-aqueous electrolyte and the binder A and contact angle &thgr;B between the non-aqueous electrolyte and the binder B satisfy the formula (1): &thgr;B−&thgr;A≧15°.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2002
    Publication date: March 20, 2003
    Applicant: Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kohei Suzuki, Masao Fukunaga, Toshihide Murata, Kazunori Kubota, Tsumoru Ohata
  • Patent number: 6423448
    Abstract: Disclosed is a negative electrode active material offering a long life non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery with high energy density that shows excellent cycle life characteristics. The negative electrode active material comprises a compound represented by the formula DSnO3 wherein D represents at least one selected from the group consisting of alkaline earth metals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2000
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2002
    Assignee: Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Toshitada Sato, Yasuhiko Bito, Toshihide Murata, Shuji Ito, Hiromu Matsuda, Yoshinori Toyoguchi
  • Publication number: 20010041290
    Abstract: To obtain highly reliable lithium polymer secondary batteries with charge/discharge cycle characteristics equivalent to those of lithium ion secondary batteries, 70 to 90% of the total void volume of an electrode group formed by laminating the positive electrode, negative electrode and separator is filled with a nonaqueous electrolyte.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2001
    Publication date: November 15, 2001
    Applicant: Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichi Morigaki, Toshihide Murata, Yasuyuki Shibano, Nobuo Eda
  • Patent number: 6150053
    Abstract: A non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery is disclosed, which hardly causes deterioration of its properties at high temperatures. The battery has a chargeable and dischargeable cathode, a chargeable and dischargeable anode, and a non-aqueous electrolyte and includes a substance which produces water with an increase in temperature in any one of the cathode, the anode, the non-aqueous electrolyte, other elements, and voids in the battery. Examples of the substance which produces water include hydroxides and compounds having water of crystallization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 1998
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2000
    Assignee: Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Toshihide Murata, Yasuhiko Bito, Shuji Ito, Yoshinori Toyoguchi, Toshitada Sato
  • Patent number: 6124057
    Abstract: The present invention provides a non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery having an anode active material with a high capacity and excellent cycle characteristics. The active material comprises a salt of a metal or a semi-metal and a compound selected from the group consisting of oxo-acids, thiocyanic acid, cyanogen, and cyanic acid, wherein each said oxo-acid comprises an element selected from the group consisting of nitrogen, sulfur, carbon, boron, phosphorus, selenium, tellurium, tungsten, molybdenum, titanium, chromium, zirconium, niobium, tantalum, manganese, and vanadium, salts of said oxo-acids of phosphorus and boron being restricted to hydrogenphosphates and hydrogenborates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 1997
    Date of Patent: September 26, 2000
    Assignee: Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shuji Ito, Toshihide Murata, Yasuhiko Bito, Yoshinori Toyoguchi