Patents Assigned to Epson Corporation
  • Publication number: 20210138813
    Abstract: A ribbon cartridge can be properly attached to and detached from a cartridge mounting portion. The ribbon cartridge includes a paying-out core around which an ink ribbon is wound, a cartridge case having a ribbon core accommodating portion accommodating the paying-out core and a winding core, in which the ribbon core accommodating portion is near one side of the cartridge case in a longitudinal direction, and in the cartridge case, a head insertion portion into which a head cover is inserted is on the other side of the cartridge case in the longitudinal direction, which is an opposite side to the one side, and a grip portion for gripping the cartridge case is near the one side when the ribbon cartridge is mounted in the cartridge mounting portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2019
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Akio ISHIMOTO, Taishi SASAKI
  • Publication number: 20210142756
    Abstract: An electro-optical device includes a first switch provided between an input node supplied with a data signal and a first data line, the first switch being configured to be turned ON or OFF by a first control signal, a second switch provided between the input node and a second data line, the second switch being configured to be turned ON or OFF by the second control signal, a sequential output circuit configured to output a first pulse, and a second pulse exclusive of the first pulse, logical operationa first logical operation circuit configured to acquire a first logical product signal of the first control signal and the first pulse, and a second logical product signal of the second control signal and the second pulse, and a second logical operation circuit configured to generate a logical sum signal of the first logical product signal and the second logical product signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2020
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shinsuke FUJIKAWA
  • Publication number: 20210142766
    Abstract: A head-mounted display apparatus includes a display unit configured to display an image overlapping with an external scene, a display control unit configured to control image display on the display unit, a microphone, a first accepting unit configured to accept, by voice recognition of voice input from the microphone, a change of a display state of the image, and a second accepting unit configured to accept, by a method other than the voice recognition, the change of the display state of the image. When acceptance by the first accepting unit is not possible, the display control unit switches to acceptance by the second accepting unit, and changes the display state of the image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2020
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shinya SATO
  • Publication number: 20210139722
    Abstract: A composition for aqueous ink jet contains a specific dye which is one or more coloring materials selected from the group consisting of C. I. Acid Black 172 and C. I. Acid Black 194, and a specific aromatic compound which is at least one compound selected from the group consisting of compounds represented by formulae (1) to (4) below. The content of the specific aromatic compound relative to 100 parts by mass of the specific dye is 0.2 parts by mass or more and 50 parts by mass or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Homare KURIBAYASHI, Shotaro WATANABE, Kei HIRUMA, Masato HANAMURA, Koji IMAMURA, Jungo ASANO
  • Publication number: 20210142492
    Abstract: A method of using both object features and scene features to track an object in a scene is provided. In one embodiment, the scene motion is compared with the object motion and if the motions differ greater than a threshold, then the pose from object tracker is used; otherwise, the pose from scene tracker is used. In another embodiment, the pose of an object is tracked by both scene tracker and object tracker and these poses are compared. If these comparison results in a difference greater than a threshold, the pose from object tracker is used; otherwise, the pose from scene tracker is used.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2020
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mirza Tahir AHMED, Andrei Mark ROTENSTEIN, Qadeer BAIG
  • Publication number: 20210141268
    Abstract: A liquid crystal device includes a first substrate arranged on a light incident side and a second substrate that faces the first substrate through intermediation of a liquid crystal layer. A light shielding member is not provided in a display region of the second substrate. In a display region of the first substrate, a light shielding member in a lattice shape is provided between a substrate body and a pixel electrode. The first substrate includes a first lens member provided between the substrate body and the light shielding member and a second lens member provided between the light shielding member and the pixel electrode. The liquid crystal device includes an optical compensation member on a light emission side with respect to the second lens member, and a lens or a light shielding member is not interposed between the optical compensation member and the liquid crystal layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2020
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Akihide HARUYAMA
  • Patent number: 11001001
    Abstract: A three-dimensional shaping apparatus includes a material melting portion melting a material to form a shaping material, a supply channel through which the shaping material flows, a rotator that is configured to rotate around a rotation axis and that has a first nozzle configured to communicate with the supply channel and a second nozzle configured to communicate with the supply channel, a flow rate regulating mechanism that is provided in the supply channel and that regulates a flow rate of the shaping material to be supplied to the first nozzle or the second nozzle, and a controller controlling the flow rate regulating mechanism and the rotator so as to eject the shaping material to a table from the first nozzle or the second nozzle, thereby shaping a three-dimensional shaped article, wherein the controller controls rotation of the rotator so as to switch between a first state where the supply channel and the first nozzle communicate with each other and a second state where the supply channel and the second
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Taki Hashimoto, Kohei Yuwaki, Koichi Saito
  • Patent number: 11006066
    Abstract: A projector includes: a projection unit projecting a projection image onto a projection surface where an object is located, the object defining a projection area where the projection image should be projected; an image pickup unit picking up an image of the projection surface and thus generating picked-up image information representing a picked-up image; an object detection unit detecting the object, based on the picked-up image information; and a projection control unit controlling a brightness of the projection image, based on a result of detection of the object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hiroyuki Ichieda
  • Patent number: 11000968
    Abstract: There is provided a sheet manufacturing apparatus that is capable of manufacturing a sheet having a predetermined color, the apparatus including: a plurality of resin cartridges that store a plurality of colored resins, respectively; a resin supply unit that supplies a resin from one or the plurality of resin cartridges to a predetermined raw material in a predetermined step of manufacturing a sheet; and a controller that selects a resin cartridge, which is a supply source of a resin, when the resin supply unit supplies the resin, and performs setting related to a supply amount of a resin for each of the selected resin cartridges, based on setting related to a color of a sheet to be manufactured.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Takao Mikoshiba, Yoshinobu Monbetsu, Yasumasa Nakajima, Seiichi Taniguchi, Takeshi Kimoto
  • Patent number: 11005133
    Abstract: A sheet manufacturing apparatus includes a second web forming unit that processes fibers into a web shape, a sheet forming unit that pinches and transports a second web processed into the web shape by the second web forming unit, and a control unit that controls at least any of a pressing state and a transport state in the sheet forming unit. The control unit causes the second web to pass through a nip unit by controlling at least any of a transport speed of the sheet forming unit, a nip pressure of the sheet forming unit, and a nip width of the sheet forming unit depending on a position of a leading edge of the second web with respect to the nip unit in which the sheet forming unit pinches the second web.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Yuki Oguchi, Masahide Nakamura
  • Patent number: 11001949
    Abstract: A composite integrally includes a resin and a coagulation inhibitor, and is used to be mixed with fibers. The composite is a powder whose volume average particle diameter is 1 ?m or more to 100 ?m or less, and at least a portion of the coagulation inhibitor is arranged in a surface of the composite.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Ueno, Shunichi Seki
  • Patent number: 11001055
    Abstract: A recording system includes: a recording apparatus; a post-processing apparatus; and a transport apparatus which transports the medium to which the recording is performed to the post-processing apparatus, and the transport apparatus includes a transport mechanism which transports a medium to which the recording is performed to the post-processing apparatus, and a loading stand which loads the discharged medium without transporting the medium to which the recording is performed to the post-processing apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Hidetoshi Kodama
  • Patent number: 11001068
    Abstract: An ink replenish container comprises a container main body that is able to store the ink; and an ink outlet formation member, attached to a front end side of the container main body, to form an ink outlet. The container main body includes a screw formation portion having a screw for engaging with the ink outlet formation member, and a shoulder portion provided on a front end side of the screw formation portion. The ink outlet formation member includes an abutting portion that abuts the shoulder portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Noriyuki Fukasawa, Taku Ishizawa, Tadashi Watanabe, Ryoichi Tanaka, Tadahiro Mizutani
  • Patent number: 11001058
    Abstract: A method for determining a recording timing includes: recording patches disposed along a second axis with a recording head; and determining a recording timing of the recording head based on a selected recorded patch; wherein the patches each include an overlap region, a first region, and a second region; A?B is satisfied, where A is a width along the second axis of the first region and the second region, and B is a width along the second axis of the overlap region; the width B is recorded decreasing towards both ends along the second axis; and the recording includes a first recording in which the recording head moves in a first direction along the second axis and the overlap region is recorded with a first nozzle group and the first region is recorded with a third nozzle group, and a second recording in which the recording head moves in a second direction and the overlap region is recorded with a second nozzle group and the second region is recorded with the third nozzle group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Tomoyuki Okuyama
  • Patent number: 11002808
    Abstract: A gas cell includes a cell having a principal chamber having a coating material film formed on an inside wall, a reservoir arranged with the principal chamber along the longitudinal direction and communicating with to the principal chamber, a reinforcement section extending from the reservoir side of the principal chamber in an X-axis direction along the reservoir, an opening section disposed on an opposite side of the reservoir to the principal chamber, and a sealing section adapted to block the opening section, and an alkali metal gas encapsulated in the principal chamber, and the reinforcement section is provided with one of at least one hole and at least one groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Eiichi Fujii, Kimio Nagasaka
  • Patent number: 11001966
    Abstract: The thickness of accumulated fiber can be appropriately measured when accumulating and processing fiber. A measuring device includes a distributor 60 that disperses material containing fiber; a mesh belt 72 that accumulates material dispersed by the distributor 60; a roller unit 650 that compresses a second web W2 accumulated on the mesh belt 72; and a measurement device 400 that measures the thickness of the second web W2 after compression by the roller unit 650.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Nao Kobayashi
  • Patent number: 11003285
    Abstract: A projector includes a communication section that accepts image information supplied from an image supplying apparatus, an image projection section that displays an image based on the image information on a display surface, a detector that detects a pointing position on the display surface at which a light emitting pen is pointing, a drawn image generator that generates a drawn image based on the pointing position detected by the detector, a display controller that causes the image projection section to display the drawn image, and a storage that stores the drawn image in association with the IP address. In a case where the image supplying apparatus, which supplies the communication section with the image information, is changed, the display controller reads the drawn image corresponding to the IP address of the changed image supplying apparatus from the storage and causes the image projection section to display the read drawn image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yoshitaka Nakashin
  • Patent number: 11002972
    Abstract: A display device according to the present disclosure includes a first optical unit having positive power, a second optical unit including a first diffraction element and having positive power, a third optical unit having positive power, and a fourth optical unit including a second diffraction element and having positive power, and the first to fourth optical units are provided along an optical path of imaging light emitted from an imaging light generating device. The second optical unit further includes a first member provided at one surface side of the first diffraction element, and a second member provided on a side of the first member opposite to a side where the first diffraction element is located, the first member is transmissive and has an elastic modulus of 50 GPa or greater, and the second member is transmissive and has optical power.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mitsutaka Ide, Masatoshi Yonekubo
  • Patent number: 11003319
    Abstract: A display control device displays a user interface enabling selecting one of N (where N is an integer of 3 or more) selection options, and includes: an extractor configured to extract M (where M is an integer of 2 or more and less than N) selection options including a currently selected selection option from among N selection options; and a display controller configured to display a first screen including the M extracted selection options selectably at positions corresponding to an order of preference, and not selectably including remaining selection options.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Yo Kawano
  • Patent number: 11005421
    Abstract: A circuit device includes first and second output signal lines, an oscillation circuit that generates differential oscillation signals which are constituted by first and second signals, outputs the first signal to the first output signal line, and outputs the second signal to the second output signal line, a monitor circuit that includes a first input unit including a first input capacitor of which a one end is coupled to the first output signal line and an output unit which is coupled to the first input unit and outputs a monitor result, and a capacitance compensation circuit that includes a second input unit including a second input capacitor of which a one end is coupled to the second output signal line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2021
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Tsutomu Ogihara