Patents Assigned to Fujitsu Component Limited
  • Publication number: 20220307810
    Abstract: A measuring device includes a measure, a reel around which the measure is wound, the reel rotating according to pulling-out of the measure and being provided with a code pattern that changes along a rotation direction, a reader configured to optically read the code pattern, and a calculator configured to calculate a measurement value of the measure from a reading result by the reader.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Publication date: September 29, 2022
    Applicant: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventor: Koichiro FUJI
  • Patent number: 11456136
    Abstract: Provided is a relay, with which an insulation distance can be maintained while preventing an increase in size of the relay. The relay has a coil, an iron core, an armature which moves by excitation of the coil, a contact terminal which displaces in accordance with the movement of the armature, a pressing member which is attached to the armature and which presses the contact terminal, and a base block having a wall arranged between a first area in which the coil and the iron core are arranged, and a second area in which the contact terminal and the pressing member are arranged, wherein the armature comprises a first portion arranged in the first area and a second portion extending from the first portion and arranged in the second area, and the pressing member is affixed to the second portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventor: Kazuo Kubono
  • Patent number: 11456135
    Abstract: Examples of a relay are described, with which the characteristics of the relay such as the operating voltage can be prevented from changing, even when impact is applied to the relay. The relay has an electromagnet, an armature which pivots about a pivot axis by excitation of the electromagnet, a pressing member attached to a tip of the armature, and a terminal which is pressed by the pressing member, wherein the armature comprises a plate-like insertion part which extends in a direction parallel to the pivot axis, and a guide groove provided in the insertion part and which extends in a direction parallel to the pivot axis, and the pressing member comprises an enclosure which is open on one end, and a part of the enclosure is inserted into the guide groove.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventor: Kazuo Kubono
  • Patent number: 11455068
    Abstract: A touch panel including a first electrode plate having a first conductive film, a second electrode plate having a second conductive film facing the first conductive film, an insulating layer disposed between the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate and having an opening, and a touch plate having a pressing member disposed at a position corresponding to the opening. The pressing member transmits pressing force applied to the touch plate to the second electrode plate, to bring the second conductive film into contact with the first conductive film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Yutaka Ueno, Satoshi Sakurai, Tatsuro Hamano, Masahiko Katayama
  • Publication number: 20220295654
    Abstract: A touch panel device includes a first conductive film having first and second regions, at least a part of the first conductive film between the first and the second regions being removed, a second conductive film laminated on the first conductive film across a gap, first and second terminals that output signals, a first electrode electrically connected to the first terminal, a second electrode facing the first electrode across the first region, a first resistor provided on the first conductive film in the second region and having a pair of electrodes, the pair of electrodes facing each other across a first resistance region in the first conductive film, one of the electrodes being electrically connected to the second electrode, the other of the electrodes being electrically connected to the second terminal, and a first switch electrically connecting the first conductive film to the second conductive film, in the second region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 28, 2021
    Publication date: September 15, 2022
    Applicant: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Shinichiro AKIEDA, Tatsushi SHIBUYA, Tamotsu KOIKE
  • Patent number: 11415402
    Abstract: A measuring instrument that reads a measure including a plurality of reading patterns arranged in a length direction of the measure, each reading pattern including a plurality of patterns arranged in a width direction of the measure, includes: a flattening member that increases a flatness of the measure; and a first reader that optically reads the plurality of patterns arranged in the width direction included in a single reading pattern from the measure in a state where the flatness is increased by the flattening member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 16, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Tamotsu Koike, Katsuya Funakoshi, Maiko Kikuchi
  • Patent number: 11398362
    Abstract: Provided is a terminal of a relay constituted by an assembly of a plurality of members, with which plastic deformation can be prevented, and a relay including the terminal. A movable terminal of the relay is constituted by an assembly of a first member having two legs, and a second member having a contact, wherein the second member has at least three holes, the first member has at least three protrusions which are individually inserted into and crimped in the at least three holes, and an intermediate hole among the at least three holes is arranged so as to be positioned on the side opposite the contact with respect to a straight line that contacts the edges of the outermost holes on the side close to the contact.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventor: Kazuo Kubono
  • Patent number: 11370239
    Abstract: A printer includes a holder configured to house rolled recording paper, a cover that is attached to the holder to be openable and closable relative to the holder, and a contact part that is attached to the cover and configured to contact the recording paper. The contact part is configured such that the contact part substantially point-contacts the recording paper, and positions on the contact part contacting the recording paper change as the recording paper is unrolled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Yuji Yada, Yoshinari Takabatake, Tetsuhiro Ishikawa, Tatsuya Oguchi, Masahiro Tsuchiya
  • Publication number: 20220197327
    Abstract: A pointing device includes: a substrate; an operation member that is provided tiltably with respect to the substrate, and includes a protrusion protruded from one of an inner wall and an outer wall; and a rotation member that is provided rotatably on the substrate, and includes a hole which the protrusion enters when the rotation member overlaps the operation member; wherein the rotation member rotates in conjunction with the operation member when the protrusion contacts an edge of the hole according to rotation of the operation member, wherein the hole is formed in a range in which the protrusion is movable by tilt of the operation member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2022
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Applicant: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Takashi ARITA, Tamotsu KOIKE
  • Patent number: 11355293
    Abstract: A reaction force generating member includes: a first dome that gives a reaction force to an operation member according to the depression of the operation member; and a second dome that includes a hemispherical bowl part disposed inside the first dome, and a projection projecting downward from the center of the bowl part and depressing a switch disposed below the operation member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventor: Shinnosuke Okutani
  • Patent number: 11335527
    Abstract: A method is for controlling an electromagnetic relay comprising a fixed contact, a movable contact that comes in contact with and separated from the fixed contact, an electromagnet that includes a coil for generating magnetic field, and an actuator that moves the movable contact. The method includes: when separating the movable contact that is in contact with the fixed contact, supplying a first current to the coil to generate a first magnetomotive force that drives the actuator in a direction to move the movable contact toward the fixed contact, supplying a second current to the coil, while the first current is supplied to the coil, to generate a second magnetomotive force that drives the actuator in a direction to move the movable contact away from the fixed contact, and stop supplying the first current while the second current is supplied to the coil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventor: Masato Morimura
  • Patent number: 11331933
    Abstract: A cassette connectable to a printer includes a housing configured to house a recording sheet, a connector that is connected to a feed port of the printer for supplying the recording sheet to the printer, and a sensor group including sensor modules that measure a state in a space surrounded by the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Takeshi Wakui, Sumio Watanabe, Masahiro Yanagi, Toshiya Koyama, Tatsuya Oguchi
  • Patent number: 11333480
    Abstract: A measuring instrument includes a plurality of first readers that optically read a plurality of patterns from a measure having a color pattern including the plurality of patterns arranged at a regular interval in a length direction, the plurality of first readers being arranged at the regular interval in the length direction, a converter that converts the plurality of patterns read by the plurality of first readers into a value of an N-ary number (N is 3 or more), and a calculator that calculates a scale value of the measure based on data that defines a relationship between the value of the N-ary number and the scale value of the measure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventor: Kazunori Ishibashi
  • Patent number: 11334737
    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: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventor: Koichiro Fuji
  • Patent number: 11325405
    Abstract: A printer includes a print head configured to print on a recording sheet, a platen roller attached to a frame in a rotatable manner, a support having a head spring attached thereto that urges the print head toward the platen roller, and a hold unit attached to the frame in a rotatable manner and having an engaging part that engages with a projection situated at a side end of the support, wherein the head spring is configured to urge the print head toward the platen roller when the projection is engaged with the engaging part, and wherein the hold unit is configured to be rotated to cause the engaging part to disengage from the projection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Yuji Yada, Masahiro Tsuchiya, Tetsuhiro Ishikawa, Hiromi Ohtsuka, Tatsuya Oguchi
  • Patent number: 11325402
    Abstract: A printer including a printing part which prints on a recording paper; a cutter part which cuts the recording paper; and a conveying part which includes a conveying route having a curving shape and through which the recording paper conveyed through the cutter part is conveyed; a conveying route cover which is attached to the conveying part and covers a portion of the conveying route; and a flapper which is provided at a curved portion of the conveying route, has a curved shape, and is rotatably attached to the conveying route cover so as to rotatably open or close relative to a main body of the printer, wherein the conveying route cover and the flapper are movable together so as to separate from or contact the main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Tatsuya Oguchi, Sumio Watanabe, Masahiro Tsuchiya, Tetsuhiro Ishikawa
  • Patent number: 11328887
    Abstract: An electromagnetic relay includes a fixed contact; a movable contact movable between a first position at which the movable contact contacts the fixed contact to form a closed state, and a second position at which the movable contact does not contact the fixed contact to form a opened state; an electromagnet that includes a coil, a magnetic core, and a yoke coupled to the magnetic core, and generates magnetic field; and an actuator that includes a pair of armatures, and a permanent magnet sandwiched by the pair of armatures, and moves the movable contact by the magnetic field generated by the electromagnet, wherein a magnetic circuit formed by the magnetic core, the yoke and the pair of armatures is closed at the opened state, and is opened at the closed state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventor: Masato Morimura
  • Publication number: 20220137735
    Abstract: A touch panel device includes a first conductive film having first and second regions, at least a part of the first conductive film between the first and the second regions being removed, a second conductive film laminated on the first conductive film across a gap, first and second terminals that output signals, a first electrode electrically connected to the first terminal, a second electrode facing the first electrode across the first region, a first resistor provided on the first conductive film in the second region and having a pair of electrodes, the pair of electrodes facing each other across a first resistance region in the first conductive film, one of the electrodes being electrically connected to the second electrode, the other of the electrodes being electrically connected to the second terminal, and a first switch electrically connecting the first conductive film to the second conductive film, in the second region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 17, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Yuta NAKAMURA, Yutaka UENO, Masaya MOROHASHI, Takuya OZAWA, Hideyuki HAGIHARA, Yuji MAKIUCHI
  • Patent number: 11307607
    Abstract: A pointing device includes: a substrate; an operation member that is provided tiltably with respect to the substrate, and includes a protrusion protruded from one of an inner wall and an outer wall; and a rotation member that is provided rotatably on the substrate, and includes a hole which the protrusion enters when the rotation member overlaps the operation member; wherein the rotation member rotates in conjunction with the operation member when the protrusion contacts an edge of the hole according to rotation of the operation member, wherein the hole is formed in a range in which the protrusion is movable by tilt of the operation member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Takashi Arita, Tamotsu Koike
  • Patent number: 11295917
    Abstract: Provided is a terminal of a relay, by which defective sealing in the relay can be prevented. A movable terminal of the relay has: a first plate including a first inner surface, a first outer surface opposed to the first inner surface, and a first through opening which opens to the first inner surface and the first outer surface; a second plate including a second inner surface, a second outer surface opposed to the second inner surface, and a second through opening which opens to the second inner surface and the second outer surface; and a folded part which connects the first plate to the second plate. The first through opening is partially overlapped with the second through opening, and the second inner surface is partially exposed to the first through opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Masahide Mochizuki, Hiroaki Kohinata, Syunya Kotaki, Kazuaki Miyanaga