Patents by Inventor Tsuguo Shinpo

Tsuguo Shinpo 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: 20220314130
    Abstract: A watching system by which a game video is distributed to display devices of a plurality of watching users has: a computer; the computer accepting viewer operations by the plurality of watching users; the computer evaluating a mutual relationship of input of the viewer operation by each of the plurality of watching users; and the computer controlling an operation effect corresponding to the viewer operation so as to change based on evaluation result of the mutual relationship.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2022
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Applicant: Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuhiko UEHARA, Shigeru CHIBA, Junki HIRAI, Kai INOUE, Akira SAKAI, Tsuguo SHINPO, Toshiaki KANAHARA
  • Publication number: 20220233960
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable recording medium having instructions stored therein causes at least one processor of a game apparatus to: communicate with a distribution system configured to distribute videos to a plurality of terminal apparatuses; progress a computer game; generate, based on a progress of the computer game, video information that is used to play a video of the computer game indicating a state of a virtual space of the computer game; supply a distribution video based on the video information to the distribution system; acquire spectator information from the distribution system, the spectator information relating to at least one spectator apparatus that is a part of the plurality of terminal apparatuses, and receives the distribution video from the distribution system; and control content of an advertisement to be displayed in the virtual space, based on the spectator information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2022
    Publication date: July 28, 2022
    Applicant: Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shigeru CHIBA, Kai INOUE, Junki HIRAI, Toshiaki KANAHARA, Tsuguo SHINPO, Akira SAKAI
  • Publication number: 20220219084
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer-readable recording medium having instructions stored therein causes at least one processor of a game apparatus to: communicate with a distribution system configured to distribute videos to a plurality of terminal apparatuses; progress a computer game; generate, based on a progress of the computer game, video information that is used to play a video of the computer game indicating a state of a virtual space of the computer game; supply the video information to the distribution system; acquire spectator apparatus information from the distribution system, the spectator apparatus information relating to at least one spectator apparatus that is a part of the plurality of terminal apparatus, and receives a video based on the video information from the distribution system; and control display of an advertisement in the virtual space, based on the spectator apparatus information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 1, 2022
    Publication date: July 14, 2022
    Applicant: Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Toshiaki KANAHARA, Shigeru Chiba, Kai Inoue, Junki Hirai, Tsuguo Shinpo, Akira Sakai