Kyocera Document Solutions Inc., Osaka, Japan, has been assigned a patent (10,274,389) developed by Tanba, Masato, Matsuki, Yoshitaka, Nakazato, Yosuke, Kawakami, Satoshi, and Endo, Wataru, Osaka, Japan, for “storage medium, material evaluating apparatus, and material evaluating method.“
The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: ”A non-transitory computer-readable storage medium has stored therein a material evaluating program. The material evaluating program includes a first program code and a second program code. The first program code causes a computer to evaluate, in units of pages included in a material, an object impression degree for each of all objects included in each of the pages, the object impression degree indicating the strength of an impression made by the object included in the page. The second program code causes the computer to display an evaluation result about the object impression degrees obtained by executing the first program code.”
The patent application was filed on August 27, 2014 (14/470,245).