Patents Assigned to Fujitsu Component Limited
  • Patent number: 10410806
    Abstract: A key switch device includes: an operation member to be depressed; a switch disposed below the operation member; a reaction force generating member that is provided between the operation member and the switch, performs elastic buckling deformation by depression of the operation member, gives a reaction force according to the elastic buckling deformation to the operation member; and a depression member that is provided between the operation member and the switch, and depresses the switch; wherein the reaction force generating member includes a supporter that supports the depression member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Takeshi Nishino, Shuji Nakamura, Akihiko Takemae, Tamotsu Koike
  • Patent number: 10386592
    Abstract: An optical engine includes a substrate provided with terminals configured to connect to a connector provided on another substrate, a light receiver/emitter mounted on the substrate, and a cover covering the substrate. The light receiver/emitter is any one of a light receiver, a light emitter, and an element having functions of both the light receiver and the light emitter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Satoshi Moriyama, Osamu Daikuhara
  • Patent number: 10390431
    Abstract: A flexible printed circuit board for coupling to a connector having a plurality of contacts includes a flexible film, a plurality of electrodes disposed on at least one face of the film and configured to come in contact with the contacts of the connector, and one or more slits formed in the film between adjacent electrodes among the plurality of electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Mitsuki Kanda, Takatoshi Yagisawa, Osamu Daikuhara, Hideo Miyazawa
  • Patent number: 10384479
    Abstract: A printer includes a mainframe including a front face part that has an opening through which a recording medium passes; a guide unit connected to the mainframe on a first side of the front face part; a printer mechanism unit configured to perform printing on the recording medium, and connected to the mainframe on a second side of the front face part opposite to the first side thereof; an arm unit having a first end connected to the mainframe; and a shaft unit configured to hold a roll of the recording medium, and connected to a second end of the arm unit, wherein the guide unit is configured to guide the recording medium so as to feed the recording medium to the printer mechanism unit through the opening of the front face part of the mainframe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Masahiro Tsuchiya, Tetsuhiro Ishikawa, Sumio Watanabe, Yukihiro Mori, Masaru Kihara
  • Patent number: 10382142
    Abstract: An optical module includes a board including a first surface and a second surface, a light-receiving element mounted on the first surface of the board, a capacitor mounted on the first surface of the board and connected to the light-receiving element, an optical waveguide attached to the second surface of the board and configured to transmit light, and a housing that covers the board. A recess is formed in an area of the inner surface of the housing to face the capacitor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventor: Takatoshi Yagisawa
  • Patent number: 10367305
    Abstract: A connector includes multiple contact sets that are aligned. Each of the contact sets includes a signal contact for signal transmission and multiple ground contacts. The ground contacts include respective shield portions. The ground contacts are provided around the signal contact in such a manner as to surround the signal contact by the respective shield portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Takahiro Kondo, Tetsugaku Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10357984
    Abstract: A printer includes a recording head; a platen roller; a first case to which the recording head is attached, the first case including a paper-feed port for feeding recording paper; a second case to which the platen roller is attached, the second case including a paper-ejection port for ejecting the recording paper; and a lock lever that is disposed in the first case and includes a support configured to rotatably support a shaft of the platen roller. The printer is configured such that the shaft of the platen roller is placed in the support when the first case and the second case are joined together.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Masahiro Tsuchiya, Yukihiro Mori, Sumio Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10361049
    Abstract: An electromagnetic relay includes an electromagnet, an armature configured to shift in response to a magnetic force generated by the electromagnet, a movable spring having a movable contact disposed thereon, a fixed spring including a first contact strip and a second contact strip, the first contact strip having a first fixed contact disposed thereon, the second contact strip having a second fixed contact disposed thereon, the first fixed contact and the second fixed contact facing the movable contact, and a linkage member configured to link the armature and the movable spring to shift the movable spring in conjunction with movement of the armature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Hiroaki Kohinata, Yusuke Uchiyama, Koyuru Kobayashi, Satoshi Takano
  • Publication number: 20190220120
    Abstract: A CPU of a touch panel device controls a plurality of switches so as to apply a voltage to an XL electrode and ground a YH electrode, measures a voltage difference between an XH electrode and a YL electrode as a first pressing force, controls the plurality of switches so as to apply a voltage to the XH electrode and ground the YL electrode, measures a voltage difference between the XL electrode and the YH electrode as a second pressing force, associates the first pressing force and the second pressing force with coordinates of two points, respectively, and outputs the associated data to a computer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2017
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Applicant: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventor: Kenichi FUJITA
  • Patent number: 10355408
    Abstract: A connector includes a connector body including an opening to which a substrate is to be inserted; guide posts provided at both sides of the connector body; and latches being rotatably connected to the guide posts, respectively, wherein each of the latches includes a lock plate configured to support the substrate from both surfaces of the substrate, when the substrate is inserted in the opening, and a presser configured to enter a notch provided at a side of the connector body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Tetsugaku Tanaka, Koki Sato
  • Publication number: 20190189375
    Abstract: An electromagnetic relay 1 includes: a base 28; a pair of fixed contact terminals 22 each including a fixed contact 38 and a first fulcrum 22d fixed to the base; a movable contact spring 18 including a pair of movable pieces, each of the movable pieces including a movable contact 36 contacting and separating from the fixed contact; an armature 16 that is coupled with the movable contact spring, and moves the movable contact spring by a rotary motion around a second fulcrum 16e; an electromagnetic device 31 that drives the armature; and a permanent magnet 12 that is arranged between the pair of fixed contact terminals and between the pair of movable pieces, and generates a magnetic field; wherein the first fulcrum and the second fulcrum are arranged mutually in opposite directions with respect to the movable contact or the fixed contact.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2019
    Publication date: June 20, 2019
    Applicant: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Yoichi HASEGAWA, Daiei IWAMOTO
  • Patent number: 10325741
    Abstract: An electromagnetic relay including: a relay body that includes a first terminal; a base that includes a second terminal which contacts the first terminal and supports the relay body; an outer cover that covers the relay body; and an elastic member that is attached between the relay body and the outer cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Chuqi Liang, Masahiro Kaneko, Nobuo Yatsu, Yayoi Tokuhara, Kohei Takahashi, Katsuaki Koshimura
  • Patent number: 10318063
    Abstract: A touchscreen panel includes a first resistive film having a first electrode and a second electrode provided at corresponding ends thereof in a first direction; a second resistive film having a third electrode and a fourth electrode provided at corresponding ends thereof in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction; and a switch having a first end connected to the first electrode and a second end connected to a first end of a resistor group including a plurality of resistors, the resistor group having a second end connected to a certain electric potential. The switch is configured to allow one of the resistors of the resistor group to be selected and connected in series to the first resistive film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Kenichi Fujita, Satoshi Sakurai, Hiroshi Hasegawa, Masanobu Hayama
  • Publication number: 20190156089
    Abstract: A length measuring instrument for measuring length with a measure includes: a measure on which a code is printed, a plurality of patterns each allotted to a different number being arranged, each of the patterns having digits to which an N-notation number (N being 3 or greater) is allotted, each of the digits having a different color corresponding to the allotted numerical value, the patterns being arranged in ascending order or descending order, a Hamming distance between patterns adjacent to each other in an array direction being 1, an amount of change in numerical value at the same digit between the adjacent patterns being 1 in the code; a reading unit that optically reads patterns printed on the measure; and a measuring unit that measures a length of a measurement target from a result of the reading by the reading unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventor: Koichiro FUJI
  • Publication number: 20190146607
    Abstract: A film includes: a first electrode facing a desired position in a screen of a display device, a capacitive touch panel being included in or externally attached to the display device; a second electrode electrically connected to the first electrode; and an optical layer that refracts light from the screen of the display device in a desired direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2018
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Applicant: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventor: Hiroki USA
  • Patent number: 10292204
    Abstract: A wireless communication device that communicates with a plurality of slave units, including: a transmitter that transmits a data transmission instruction including a first identification information of a single slave unit among the plurality of slave units; a receiver that receives data corresponding to the data transmission instruction from the single slave unit; wherein the transmitter transmits to the plurality of slave units acknowledgment data which has incorporated second identification information into an acknowledgment to the data received from the single slave unit, the second identification information indicating another slave unit which transmits data corresponding to a next data transmission instruction to the wireless communication device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Masahiro Yanagi, Kimihiro Maruyama, Tatsuya Kakehashi
  • Publication number: 20190138140
    Abstract: An input device includes: a touch panel; a tactile presentation device that is mounted on the touch panel, and presents a tactile feel; and a control device that detects a position of a finger in accordance with information from the touch panel, controls the tactile presentation device to present the tactile feel in accordance with the position of the finger, and confirms an input value, the input value being the number of times the tactile feel is presented before input confirmation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Ayumu Akabane, Tsuyoshi Kanda, Fumio Takei
  • Publication number: 20190132716
    Abstract: A communication terminal includes: a power supply unit: a sensor: a wireless communication unit that transmits a detected value detected by the sensor to an external device in a wireless manner; and a control unit that sets one of a first mode and a second mode as an operation mode of the communication terminal, acquires the detected value detected by the sensor, and controls electric current to be supplied from the power supply unit, the electric current to be supplied to part of the control unit and the wireless communication unit in the second mode being made lower than in the first mode, wherein, when a difference between a present detected value detected by the sensor and a previous detected value detected by the sensor is smaller than a threshold value, the control unit sets the second mode as the operation mode of the communication terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2018
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Applicant: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventor: Takuya UCHIYAMA
  • Publication number: 20190128723
    Abstract: A measuring device includes: a holding device that holds a container containing a measured object detachably; a measuring unit that measures a weight of the container or a volume of the measured object; a calculation unit configured to calculate an amount of use of the measured object based on the weight or the volume measured by the measuring unit and a last measurement result by the measuring unit; and a communication device that transmits the amount of use of the measured object to an external terminal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2018
    Publication date: May 2, 2019
    Applicants: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Hirotoshi ISHIDA, Akio NAKAMURA, Katsuya FUNAKOSHI, Tatsushi SHIBUYA, Maiko KIKUCHI, Takashi ARITA, Eiji YUMOTO, Mitsuhiro SEKIZAWA
  • Patent number: 10275112
    Abstract: A non-transitory computer readable medium causing a computer to execute a process, the process includes: acquiring coordinate information indicating a boundary between an operable region and an inoperable region in the operation screen of a server; acquiring, from an operating system of the computer, an arrangement coordinate of a first window displaying the operation screen of the server including a first mouse cursor; detecting positions of the operable region and the inoperable region from the acquired coordinate information and the acquired arrangement coordinate; and interrupting notifying the first window of a coordinate of a second mouse cursor when the coordinate of the second mouse cursor acquired from the operating system of the computer is included in the inoperable region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventor: Naoyuki Nagao