Patents Assigned to Fujitsu Component Limited
  • Publication number: 20180207969
    Abstract: A printing plate having a recessed area to be filled with a print material to be transferred to a substrate includes at least one step situated in at least part of the recessed area and having a different depth than a bottom face of the recessed area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2016
    Publication date: July 26, 2018
    Applicant: Fujitsu Component Limited
    Inventor: Hiroki SATO
  • Patent number: 10031633
    Abstract: A touch panel device includes: a first resistance film and a second resistance film each of which includes an electrode; a switch connected to the electrode; a controller that controls operation of the switch; and a detector that, when a voltage is applied to a resistance film of a voltage applied side among the first resistance film and the second resistance film, detects presence or absence of touch and a position of the touch based on a voltage detected from the electrode on a resistance film of a voltage detection side among the first resistance film and the second resistance film; wherein before detection operation by the detector, the controller controls the operation of the switch connected to the electrode on the resistance film of the voltage detection side so that the electrode on the resistance film of the voltage detection side is grounded.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Daisuke Ichikawa, Kenichi Fujita, Yuji Makiuchi
  • Patent number: 10020620
    Abstract: There is provided a connector connectable to a mating connector that includes a first jack terminal configured to be coupled to a first plug terminal of the mating connector; a second jack terminal configured to be coupled to a second plug terminal of the mating connector; and a third jack terminal configured to be coupled to the second plug terminal of the mating connector, and having a resistor and a capacitor connected in series thereto. Upon the connector being separated from the mating connector, the second jack terminal is separated from the second plug terminal after the third jack terminal is separated from the second plug terminal, and the first jack terminal is separated from the first plug terminal after the second jack terminal is separated from the second plug terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Takashi Yuba, Koichi Kiryu, Akio Nakamura, Hideo Miyazawa
  • Patent number: 10011132
    Abstract: A printer includes a body, a lid, a hook, and an engaging part. The body includes a holder configured to accommodate recording paper. The lid is attached to the body to be opened and closed relative to the body. The hook is attached to one of the body and the lid. The engaging part is attached to the other of the body and the lid. The engaging part is accommodated in a recess formed in the hook when the lid is closed relative to the body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Tetsuhiro Ishikawa, Sumio Watanabe, Masahiro Tsuchiya, Yuji Yada, Tatsuya Oguchi
  • Patent number: 10005300
    Abstract: A printer apparatus includes a print head, a platen roller, a recording paper guide configured to guide recording paper placed between the print head and the platen roller, and a spring configured to press the print head toward a direction of the platen roller, wherein the spring has a first part and a second part, the first part being in contact with the recording paper guide, the second part having a head contact at an end thereof that is in contact with the print head, the spring exerting a restoring force in such a direction as to narrow a space between the first part and the second part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Tetsuhiro Ishikawa, Sumio Watanabe, Yukihiro Mori, Masahiro Tsuchiya
  • Patent number: 10007373
    Abstract: An operation panel includes a first board, a second board, a load sensor provided between the first board and the second board, and a clip that holds together the first board and the second board. The load sensor detects the magnitude of a force applied to the first board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Shinichiro Akieda, Takeshi Okuyama, Akio Nakamura, Koji Iizuka, Mitsuhiro Sekizawa
  • Patent number: 10000078
    Abstract: A printer apparatus includes a printer main body having a platen roller and a print head to print on recording paper, a cutter unit configured to cut the recording paper, and a presenter unit connected to the cutter unit, wherein the recording paper on which the print head has printed enters the presenter unit through the cutter unit, and comes out from a discharge slot of the presenter unit, wherein the presenter unit includes a first roller and a second roller configured to convey the recording paper placed therebetween, and a flapper disposed along a transportation path of the recording paper between the cutter unit and both the first roller and the second roller, and configured to be flipped open to an outside of the presenter unit to expose the transportation path, wherein an angle at which the flapper is open is selectively set to one of a plurality of different angles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Tetsuhiro Ishikawa, Sumio Watanabe, Yukihiro Mori, Masahiro Tsuchiya
  • Patent number: 9989718
    Abstract: An optical module includes a board; a photoelectric transducer disposed on the board; an optical waveguide that is connected to the board and transmits light entering or emitted from the photoelectric transducer; an optical connector including a first end connected to the optical waveguide and a second end to be connected to an optical cable; a housing that houses the board, the photoelectric transducer, the optical waveguide, and the optical connector; and a conductive part that is provided between the optical waveguide and the housing, in contact with the housing, and formed of an elastic conductive material or a radio absorbing material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignees: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED, FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Shigemi Kurashima, Mitsuki Kanda, Shinichiro Akieda, Takatoshi Yagisawa
  • Patent number: 9983367
    Abstract: An optical module for connecting between an optical fiber and a photoelectric conversion device mounted on a printed circuit board includes a main body made of transmissive material and having a slanted face and a bottom face, the slanted face being at an angle to the bottom face, a reception-purpose lens, and a transmission-purpose lens, wherein the slanted face serves as a mirror on an optical path extending in the main body between the reception-purpose lens and the transmission-purpose lens.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignees: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED, FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Hongfei Zhang, Osamu Daikuhara, Hidenobu Muranaka
  • Patent number: 9978544
    Abstract: A keyboard apparatus of an electronic apparatus includes a key-switch structure including a membrane switch having contact points, keycaps for operating the contact points of the membrane switch, and actuators configured to urge the keycaps upwardly upon the keycaps being pressed down, and an upper cover configured to be part of a housing of the electronic apparatus and having a mount part, the mount part supporting the key-switch structure that is placed on an upper surface of the mount part, wherein the mount part is formed integrally with the upper cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Tamotsu Koike, Akihiko Takemae, Satoshi Takeda
  • Patent number: 9972460
    Abstract: A connector includes a fixed contact, a movable contact that contacts with the fixed contact, a slide, a contact slide operated in association with a movement of the slide, a button that is pushed in accordance with the movement of the slide, the button including a lower portion, an upper portion, and a slant portion connecting the lower portion to an upper stage, and a card that moves the movable contact toward and away from the fixed contact in accordance with the movement of the button, wherein the contact slide contacts with the lower portion when the switch is in a turn-off state, contacts with the slant portion so as to push the button and cause the card to move the movable contact toward the fixed contact when the slide slides in one direction, and contacts with the upper portion when the switch is in a turn-on state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 15, 2018
    Assignees: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED, NTT FACILITIES, INC.
    Inventors: Daiei Iwamoto, SeungSeok Beak, Takashi Yuba, Koichi Kiryu, Keiichi Hirose, Masatoshi Noritake
  • Publication number: 20180130625
    Abstract: An electromagnetic relay including: a fixed terminal that includes a fixed contact; a movable spring that includes a movable piece on which a first through-hole is formed; a conductive plate that includes a second through-hole; a movable contact that includes a head part that is in contact with and is separated from the fixed contact, and a leg part that is inserted into the first through-hole and the second through-hole; wherein the conductive plate is disposed between the head part and the movable spring, in a radial direction of the first through-hole and the second through-hole, the head part does not protrude from an outer edge of the conductive plate but protrudes from the outer edge of the movable piece.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2017
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Applicant: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Kazuo KUBONO, Takuji MURAKOSHI
  • Patent number: 9966214
    Abstract: An electromagnetic relay includes a spool in which a coil is wound around its outer peripheral surface, and a magnetic core is inserted in its inside; a yoke arranged along the spool; and an insulating member provided between a first member including the coil, and second members including a fixed contact portion, a movable contact portion, an armature and the yoke to contribute to insulation between the first member and the second members, wherein the insulating member is provided with an opening portion at a portion that does not face the second members, and the spool is inserted in the insulating member from the opening portion to be placed in the insulating member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventor: Kazuo Kubono
  • Patent number: 9964714
    Abstract: An optical connector includes a board including an element that performs conversion between an electric signal and light, a first ferrule and a second ferrule that are butted against each other, an optical waveguide that optically connects the first ferrule with the element, and a guide that guides the optical waveguide disposed between the first ferrule and the element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Ayumu Akabane, Satoshi Moriyama, Mitsuki Kanda, Shinichiro Akieda
  • Patent number: 9960002
    Abstract: An electromagnetic relay includes an electromagnet unit, a contact unit including a movable contact spring with a movable contact provided thereon and a fixed contact spring with a fixed contact provided thereon, and a base block configured to support the electromagnet unit and the contact unit, wherein the electromagnet unit is supported at a first face of the base block, and the contact unit is supported at a second face of the base block facing in an opposite direction from the first face, and wherein the base block includes a first insulating wall extending from the first face alongside the electromagnet unit and a second insulating wall extending from the second face alongside the contact unit, the second insulating wall being situated on an opposite side from the first insulating wall across the second face.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Hiroaki Kohinata, Kazuaki Miyanaga, Satoshi Takano
  • Publication number: 20180114658
    Abstract: An electromagnetic relay including: an electromagnet; an armature that swings by energization and non-energization of the electromagnet; a first fixed terminal on which a first fixed contact is mounted; a first movable spring on which a first movable contact opposite to the first fixed contact is mounted, and that is fixed to the armature; a second movable spring that moves along with the first movable spring in response to the swinging of the armature; and an elastic member that is mounted on at least one of the first movable spring and the second movable spring, and is disposed between the first movable spring and the second movable spring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2017
    Publication date: April 26, 2018
    Applicant: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Kohei TAKAHASHI, Masahiro Kaneko, Nobuo Yatsu, Yayoi Tokuhara, Katsuaki Koshimura, Chuqi Liang, Miki Kitahara
  • Patent number: 9952714
    Abstract: A touch panel device including: a first substrate having a plurality of first patterns which are electrically separated from each other; a second substrate having a plurality of second patterns which are arranged opposite to the first patterns and electrically separated from each other; and a controller that is in a pause state until one of the first patterns contacts one of the second patterns, and begins detection of an input position when one of the first patterns contacts one of the second patterns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Nobuo Yatsu, Masahiro Kaneko, Yayoi Tokuhara, Kohei Takahashi, Katsuaki Koshimura, Chuqi Liang, Miki Kitahara, Kiwa Imai
  • Patent number: 9954299
    Abstract: A connector configured to make a contact with an electrical apparatus includes a contact formed of a metal material; and a housing that houses the contact. The contact includes an exposed part that is exposed outside the housing, a contact portion provided in the exposed part and configured to come into contact with an electrode of the electrical apparatus, and a projecting part provided in the exposed part and positioned between the contact portion and the housing. The housing includes an exterior wall that forms a surface of the housing that faces the electrode. The exterior wall and the projecting part are configured to be in contact with each other when the electrode and the contact portion come into contact with each other to establish an electrical connection between the contact and the electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 24, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Koichi Kiryu, SeungSeok Beak
  • Patent number: 9939906
    Abstract: A combiner that reflects a light projected by a projector toward an operator, includes: a reflection layer that reflects the light projected by the projector; an electric field generation layer that generates an electric field around the combiner; and an output layer that outputs a voltage according to change of the electric field generated by the field generation layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventor: Hiroki Usa
  • Patent number: 9939967
    Abstract: A position detection method that includes calculating a distance between 2 contact points in a first direction by measuring a potential of a first electrode in a state where a power supply voltage is applied to the first electrode and a second electrode is grounded, calculating a distance between 2 contact points in a second direction by measuring a potential of a third electrode in a state where a power supply voltage is applied to the third electrode and a fourth electrode is grounded, and correcting the distance between the 2 contact points in the first direction obtained by the potential of the first electrode in accordance with the distance between the 2 contact points in the second direction obtained by the potential of the third electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventor: Kenichi Fujita