Patents by Inventor Yuki Kaneko

Yuki Kaneko 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: 20210285786
    Abstract: A control unit is provided which is configured to perform: obtaining information on a place having a degree of popularity equal to or greater than a predetermined threshold in a social networking service; and transmitting, to a vehicle in which a first user gets, a command to display the place having a degree of popularity equal to or greater than the predetermined threshold value on a map displayed on a display of the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 2, 2021
    Publication date: September 16, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Nozomi KANEKO, Aya ONODERA, Yuki TATSUMOTO, Tsuyoshi TAKENAMI
  • Patent number: 10984794
    Abstract: An information processing system according to an embodiment includes a storage, a plurality of conversationers, and a selector. The storage stores a regulation rule indicating a generation rule of a speech in a conversation. Each of the plurality of conversationers makes conversation with a user on the basis of the regulation rule. The selector selects some or all of the plurality of conversationers to cause a conversation to be performed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignees: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Digital Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Yuki Kaneko, Yasunari Tanaka, Masahisa Shinozaki, Hideo Umeki, Hisako Yoshida, Ai Matsui, Kenryo Kanaya, Keiji Kubota, Kazuho Igoshi, Motokazu Iwasaki
  • Patent number: 10684901
    Abstract: A technique enabling smooth data transfer in a system for accumulating and transferring data is provided. The invention is directed to a data storage device including a plurality of storage devices; and a data control unit configured to receive data, store the data in the storage devices, receive a data acquisition request, acquire data from the storage device, and transmit the data, wherein the data control unit selects a target storage device to search for data related to the data acquisition request based on storage status information regarding the data stored in the plurality of data storage devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: Hitachi, Ltd.
    Inventor: Yuki Kaneko
  • Publication number: 20190227859
    Abstract: A technique enabling smooth data transfer in a system for accumulating and transferring data is provided. The invention is directed to a data storage device including a plurality of storage devices; and a data control unit configured to receive data, store the data in the storage devices, receive a data acquisition request, acquire data from the storage device, and transmit the data, wherein the data control unit selects a target storage device to search for data related to the data acquisition request based on storage status information regarding the data stored in the plurality of data storage devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2017
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Inventor: Yuki KANEKO
  • Publication number: 20190228760
    Abstract: An information processing system according to an embodiment includes a conversationer, a storage, and a system-user conversationer. The conversationer performs conversation with a user by generating a speech. The storage stores conversation information indicating a conversation rule of the speech. The system-user conversationer converts the speech generated by the conversationer into a mode according to the user by using the conversion information stored in the storage.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicants: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Digital Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Yuki KANEKO, Yasunari TANAKA, Masahisa SHINOZAKI, Hisako YOSHIDA
  • Patent number: 9779961
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for etching a first region including a multi-layer film formed by providing silicon oxide films and silicon nitride films alternately, and a second region having a single silicon oxide film. The etching method includes: providing a processing target object including a mask provided on the first region and the second region within a processing container of a plasma processing apparatus; generating plasma of a first processing gas including a hydrofluorocarbon gas within the processing container that accommodates the processing target object; and generating plasma of a second processing gas including a fluorocarbon gas within the processing container that accommodates the processing target object. The step of generating the plasma of the first processing gas and the step of generating the plasma of the second processing gas are alternately repeated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 3, 2017
    Assignee: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventors: Yusuke Saitoh, Yu Nagatomo, Hayato Hishinuma, Wataru Takayama, Sho Tominaga, Yuki Kaneko
  • Patent number: 9735025
    Abstract: A method of etching a first region including a multilayered film, in which first dielectric films and second dielectric films serving as silicon nitride films are alternately stacked, and a second region including a single-layered silicon oxide film is provided. The etching method includes a first plasma process of generating plasma of a first processing gas containing a fluorocarbon gas and an oxygen gas within a processing vessel of a plasma processing apparatus; and a second plasma process of generating plasma of a second processing gas containing a hydrogen gas, nitrogen trifluoride gas and a carbon-containing gas within the processing vessel. A temperature of an electrostatic chuck is set to a first temperature in the first plasma process, and the temperature of the electrostatic chuck is set to a second temperature lower than the first temperature in the second plasma process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventors: Masayuki Sawataishi, Tomonori Miwa, Yuki Kaneko
  • Patent number: 9655379
    Abstract: A tomato ketchup containing the following components (A) to (C): (A) saccharide from 12 to 31 mass %, (B) potassium from 0.6 to 1.9 mass %, and (C) sodium from 0.1 to 1.55 mass %.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 23, 2017
    Assignee: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Aoyama, Atsunobu Fujii, Yuki Kaneko, Shin Koike
  • Patent number: 9581728
    Abstract: The retardation film contains a cellulose ester, has a film thickness of 15 to less than 40 ?m, has a film thickness variation both in the widthwise direction and lengthwise direction of 0 to 4 ?m, and satisfies an Rt humidity fluctuation of 1% to 12%: (a difference of retardation Rt (590) values in the thickness direction represented by the following formula (ii) measured at a wavelength of 590 nm after the film has been left to stand for 5 hours in each of a 23° C., 20% relative humidity environment and a 23° C., 80% relative humidity environment)/(Rt (590) value measured after the film has been left to stand for 5 hours in a 23° C., 55% relative humidity environment)×100 Rt(590)={(nx+ny)/2?nz}×d??Formula (ii) wherein nx: a refractive index in the slow axis direction in the film plane, ny: a refractive index in the direction perpendicular to the slow axis in the film plane, nz: a refractive index in the thickness direction of the film, and d: a film thickness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2017
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Yuki Kaneko, Masataka Takimoto, Takashi Nanjiyou, Takahiro Takagi, Yuta Shimane, Masumi Nishimura
  • Patent number: 9523794
    Abstract: The optical film contains cellulose ester and cellulose ether. The cellulose ester satisfies formulae 2.0?X+Y?3.0 and 0?Y?1.6. X is an acetyl group, and Y is a propionyl group and/or a butyryl group. The mass ratio of the cellulose ester to the cellulose ether is 99.0:1.0 to 55.0:45.0. Retardations Ro and Rt of the film are 20 to 130 nm and 100 to 300 nm, respectively, and expressed as Ro=(nx?ny)×d and Rt={(nx+ny)/(2?nz)}×d. nx is an in-plane refractive index of a film in a slow axis direction, ny is an in-plane refractive index of a film in a fast axis direction, nz is a refractive index of a film in a thickness direction, and d is a thickness of a film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2016
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Yuki Kaneko, Masumi Nishimura
  • Publication number: 20160351406
    Abstract: A method of etching a first region including a multilayered film, in which first dielectric films and second dielectric films serving as silicon nitride films are alternately stacked, and a second region including a single-layered silicon oxide film is provided. The etching method includes a first plasma process of generating plasma of a first processing gas containing a fluorocarbon gas and an oxygen gas within a processing vessel of a plasma processing apparatus; and a second plasma process of generating plasma of a second processing gas containing a hydrogen gas, nitrogen trifluoride gas and a carbon-containing gas within the processing vessel. A temperature of an electrostatic chuck is set to a first temperature in the first plasma process, and the temperature of the electrostatic chuck is set to a second temperature lower than the first temperature in the second plasma process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2016
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Inventors: Masayuki Sawataishi, Tomonori Miwa, Yuki Kaneko
  • Publication number: 20160064245
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for etching a first region including a multi-layer film formed by providing silicon oxide films and silicon nitride films alternately, and a second region having a single silicon oxide film. The etching method includes: providing a processing target object including a mask provided on the first region and the second region within a processing container of a plasma processing apparatus; generating plasma of a first processing gas including a hydrofluorocarbon gas within the processing container that accommodates the processing target object; and generating plasma of a second processing gas including a fluorocarbon gas within the processing container that accommodates the processing target object. The step of generating the plasma of the first processing gas and the step of generating the plasma of the second processing gas are alternately repeated.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 14, 2015
    Publication date: March 3, 2016
    Applicant: TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED
    Inventors: Yusuke SAITOH, Yu NAGATOMO, Hayato HISHINUMA, Wataru TAKAYAMA, Sho TOMINAGA, Yuki KANEKO
  • Publication number: 20160033684
    Abstract: An optical film that can achieve an intended retardation value suitable for a VA type liquid crystal display while decreasing the Rt fluctuation due to humidity is provided. An optical film, containing cellulose ester and cellulose ether, in which the cellulose ester satisfies formulae (1), and (2): 2.0?X+Y?3.0??(1) 0?Y?1.6??(2) (in which X is an acetyl group, and Y is a propionyl group and/or a butyryl group); a mixing ratio of the cellulose ester and the cellulose ether (cellulose ester:cellulose ether) is 99.0:1.0 to 55.0:45.0 (mass ratio); and retardations Ro, and Rt expressed in formulae (3), and (4): Ro=(nx?ny)×d??(3) Rt={(nx+ny)/(2?nz)}×d??(4) (in which nx is an in-plane refractive index of a film in a slow axis direction, ny is an in-plane refractive index of a film in a fast axis direction, nz is a refractive index of a film in a thickness direction, and d is a thickness (nm) of a film) are 20 to 130 nm, and 100 to 300 nm, respectively.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2014
    Publication date: February 4, 2016
    Inventors: Yuki KANEKO, Masumi NISHIMURA
  • Publication number: 20150323703
    Abstract: To provide a retardation film that, while maintaining a high retardation value, has increased durability such as moist heat resistance and can prevent the occurrence of color unevenness even if made in a size having a large area. The retardation film contains a cellulose ester as the primary component, has a film thickness of 15 ?m or more and less than 40 ?m, has a film thickness variation both in the widthwise direction and lengthwise direction of 0 to 4 ?m, and satisfies an Rt humidity fluctuation represented by the formula (1) described below of 1% to 12%. Formula (1): Rt humidity fluctuation=(?Rt value, a difference of retardation Rt(590) values in the thickness direction represented by the following formula (ii) measured at a wavelength of 590 nm after the film has been left to stand for 5 hours in each of a 23° C., 20% relative humidity environment and a 23° C., 80% relative humidity environment)/(Rt(590) value measured after the film has been left to stand for 5 hours in a 23° C.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2013
    Publication date: November 12, 2015
    Inventors: Yuki KANEKO, Masataka TAKIMOTO, Takashi NANJIYOU, Takahiro TAKAGI, Yuta SHIMANE, Masumi NISHIMURA
  • Patent number: 9095163
    Abstract: The present invention provides the packed soy sauce-containing liquid seasoning, containing the following (A), (B), (C), and (D): (A) sodium ?2.7 to 5.1% by mass (B) potassium ?0.8 to 4% by mass (C) proline 0.28 to 1% by mass (D) isoleucine ?0.2 to 1% by mass.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2015
    Assignee: Kao Corporation
    Inventors: Shin Koike, Yuki Kaneko, Shigemi Tsuchiya, Jun Kohori
  • Patent number: 9081231
    Abstract: A vertical alignment mode liquid crystal display comprising: a liquid crystal cell; a first polarizer; a second polarizer; a first optical film arranged between the first polarizer and the liquid crystal cell; and a second optical film arranged between the liquid crystal cell and the second optical film, wherein the first and the second optical films each are a resin film having an optically biaxial property, the first and the second optical films meet: Formula (1) Ro1>Ro2; Formula (2) Rth1<Rth2; Formula (3) DSPRo1<DSPRo2; and Formula (4) DSPRth1<DSPRth, wherein Ro1 and Ro2 represent in-plane retardation values of the first and the second optical films, respectively, Rth1 and Rth2 represent retardation values in the thickness direction of the first and the second optical films, respectively, and DSPRo1, DSPRo2, DSPRth1 and DSPRth2 represent wavelength dispersion properties of Ro1, Ro2; Rth1 and Rth2, respectively.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2015
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA OPTO, INC.
    Inventors: Kentaro Yano, Shigeki Oka, Ayako Inagaki, Yuki Kaneko
  • Publication number: 20150081673
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus including group specifying module configured to specify a cluster group including clusters in content being played back, an access module configured to access a collection of arbitrary cluster groups relevant to the cluster group specified by the group specification module, a search module configured to searching for content specified by a cluster group included in the collection accessed by the access module, and a content presentation module configured to present a result of search by the search module.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2014
    Publication date: March 19, 2015
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Yuki Kaneko, Sougo Tsuboi, Hideo Kataoka
  • Publication number: 20150066928
    Abstract: According to one embodiment of the present disclosure, a first data file, a second data file, a third data file and a file controlling logic portion are provided. In the first data file, basic data of a plurality of programs are stored. The basic data indicates a plurality of attributes related to each program. The second data file associates viewers with a plurality of programs. The third data file associates programs with a plurality of viewers. The file controlling logic portion is configured to access the first to third data files, generate a cluster in which data is associated depending on a theme and specify a viewer and/or a program included in the cluster.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 10, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Hideo Kataoka, Yuki Kaneko, Sougo Tsuboi, Hideo Kezuka, Hideyuki Toma
  • Publication number: 20140369669
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a value exchange method for use in a data management device which connects with a data supply source via a network including, calculating a first value corresponding to information which is received from the data supply source and includes metadata extracted with a specific condition with respect to a video program and a second value corresponding to information which is supplied to the data supply source and includes history information associated with a result of viewing or recording of a video program identified by the metadata based on a prescribed value determination condition, and determining a difference between the first value and the second value as an exchange value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 28, 2014
    Publication date: December 18, 2014
    Inventors: Yuki Kaneko, Hideo Kezuka, Hideyuki Toma
  • Patent number: 8837913
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a copying method including, deriving a first time requested by a process in a first transmission device that interrupts transmission to a copying destination device to transmit a copying object to the copying destination device, detecting a second transmission device that transmits the same copying object to the copying destination device during the process that interrupts transmission to the copying destination device following after interruption point and deriving second time in which the detected device transmits the copying object to the copying destination device, deriving third time in which the copying destination device is set in a non-reception state for the copying object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Yuki Kaneko, Masahiko Okamura