Patents Assigned to Oki Electric Industry, Co.
  • Publication number: 20240210846
    Abstract: An image formation apparatus according to an embodiment may include: a first image formation unit including a storage part storing a glitter developer and configured to form a glitter developer image with the glitter developer; and a controller configured to control an operation of the first image formation unit based on print data received. The controller is configured to: when a remaining amount of the glitter developer in the storage part is a first remaining amount, to form the glitter developer image such that the glitter developer image is divided per unit area by a first division number; and when the remaining amount of the glitter developer in the storage part is a second remaining amount less than the first remaining amount, to form the glitter developer image such that the glitter developer image is divided per unit area by a second division number smaller than the first division number.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2023
    Publication date: June 27, 2024
    Applicant: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Karin HASEGAWA
  • Publication number: 20240213291
    Abstract: A light emitting device includes a first layer including a first light emitting element that has a first light emission region and a first transparent insulation member that covers the first light emitting element; a second layer stacked on the first layer and including a second light emitting element that has a second light emission region and a second transparent insulation member that covers the second light emitting element; and a third layer stacked on the second layer and including a third light emitting element that has a third light emission region, at least partially overlapping with the first light emission region and the second light emission region, and a third transparent insulation member that covers the third light emitting element, wherein the third light emission region is formed so that its area is larger than the first light emission region and the second light emission region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2023
    Publication date: June 27, 2024
    Applicant: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yusuke NAKAI, Takuma ISHIKAWA, Shinya JUMONJI, Genichirou MATSUO, Hiroto KAWADA, Akihiro IINO
  • Publication number: 20240201625
    Abstract: An image formation apparatus according to an embodiment may include: a first image formation unit including a storage part and configured to form a glitter developer image; and a controller configured to control the first image formation unit, upon forming a glitter image on a medium based on predetermined print data when a remaining amount of a glitter developer in the storage part is a first remaining amount, to form the glitter developer image with a ratio of the glitter image per unit area being a first area ratio, and upon forming the glitter image on the medium based on the predetermined print data when the remaining amount is a second remaining amount less than the first remaining amount, to form the glitter developer image with the ratio of the glitter image per unit area being a second area ratio greater than the first area ratio.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2023
    Publication date: June 20, 2024
    Applicant: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Takeshi KOJIMA
  • Publication number: 20240179440
    Abstract: To achieve a highly efficient and power-saving communication network by switching between communication based on PtP connection and communication based on PtMP connection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2023
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Applicant: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yoshihiro NAKAHIRA
  • Publication number: 20240176279
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus body, a fixing unit attachable to the apparatus body in a first direction, and a transfer unit serving as a belt unit attachable in an attachment position within the apparatus body in a second direction intersecting the first direction. The transfer unit has a protrusion serving as a restricting portion that restricts the attachment of the fixing unit when the transfer unit is positioned in a first irregular position different from the attachment position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2023
    Publication date: May 30, 2024
    Applicant: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Tomoya URABE
  • Publication number: 20240168428
    Abstract: One or more embodiments may be an image formation apparatus that may include: a roller attached to an apparatus main body to convey a medium; and a pivot member pivotable between a closed position and an open position relative to the apparatus main body. The pivot member includes: a cleaning member that is in contact with the roller to thereby remove adherents from the roller in a state where the pivot member is in the closed position; a first storage section provided to accommodate the adherents removed by the cleaning member; and a second storage section provided communicating with the first storage section through an opening. The pivot member is configured such that the removed adherents that is accommodated in the first storage section moves from the first storage section to the second storage section when the pivot member pivots from the closed position to the open position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2023
    Publication date: May 23, 2024
    Applicant: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Toshiyuki TOTSUKA
  • Publication number: 20240162821
    Abstract: A power supply device according to an embodiment may include: a voltage generator configured to generate, from a commercial power supply, a first voltage and a second voltage lower than the first voltage; a voltage step-down part configured to decrease the first voltage to the second voltage; a bypass part configured to output the second voltage output from the voltage generator, with the voltage step-down part bypassed; and a controller configured, in a normal operation mode, to cause the voltage generator to generate and output the first voltage and to cause the voltage step-down part to operate and decrease the first voltage to the second voltage and output the second voltage, and configured, in a power-saving mode, to cause the voltage generator to generate the second voltage and output the second voltage through the bypass part without causing the voltage step-down part to operate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 1, 2023
    Publication date: May 16, 2024
    Applicant: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Tomoyuki KOJIMA, Taku ORYOJI
  • Publication number: 20240145620
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of an electronic device includes forming a support layer that is provided to extend from a first surface of a functional layer formed on a first substrate via a first layer, as a surface on a side opposite to the first substrate, to the first substrate and supports the functional layer with respect to the first substrate, forming a thin film holding layer on at least one of the support layer and the first surface of the functional layer, removing the first layer, joining a transfer member to a surface of the thin film holding layer on a side opposite to the functional layer, separating the functional layer, the support layer and the thin film holding layer from the first substrate, transferring the functional layer, the support layer and the thin film holding layer to a different second substrate, and removing the thin film holding layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2023
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Applicant: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hironori FURUTA, Takuma ISHIKAWA, Yuuki SHINOHARA, Takahito SUZUKI, Kenichi TANIGAWA, Yutaka KITAJIMA
  • Publication number: 20240145631
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of a semiconductor element includes forming a plurality of semiconductor layers on a sapphire substrate, each of the semiconductor layers having a first surface on the sapphire substrate side and a second surface on the opposite side, joining the second surfaces of the plurality of semiconductor layers to a retention member via an adhesive member, peeling off the plurality of semiconductor layers from the sapphire substrate by irradiating the first surfaces of the plurality of semiconductor layers with laser light, and polishing the first surfaces of the plurality of semiconductor layers. At least one semiconductor layer among the plurality of semiconductor layers includes a polishing indication part extending from the second surface toward the first surface. The polishing is executed until the polishing indication part is exposed to the polished surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2023
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Applicant: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shinya JUMONJI, Toru KOSAKA, Takahito SUZUKI, Kenichi TANIGAWA, Yusuke NAKAI, Hiroto KAWADA, Genichirou MATSUO, Yutaka KITAJIMA
  • Publication number: 20240145239
    Abstract: A manufacturing method of a semiconductor element includes forming a plurality of islands, each including a semiconductor layer containing a nitride semiconductor and a support formed on the semiconductor layer, on a sapphire substrate, joining the support to a retention substrate via an adhesive member, peeling off the semiconductor layer from the sapphire substrate by irradiating the semiconductor layer with laser light, and polishing a surface of the semiconductor layers peeled off from the sapphire substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2023
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Applicant: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shinya JUMONJI, Toru KOSAKA, Takahito SUZUKI, Kenichi TANIGAWA, Yusuke NAKAI, Hiroto KAWADA, Genichirou MATSUO, Yutaka KITAJIMA
  • Patent number: 11951755
    Abstract: A printing apparatus according to an embodiment may include: a printing device; a cooling device; an environmental value detector configured to detect an environmental value in or around the printing apparatus; an environmental value storage storing the environmental value detected by the environmental value detector before a current printing operation starts; and a print controller configured, in response to starting the current printing operation, to select one of the environmental value stored in the environmental value storage before the start of the current printing operation and an environmental value detected by the environmental value detector after a start of cooling the printing device by the cooling device in the current printing operation, calculate, based on the selected environmental value, a parameter for the printing device to perform the current printing operation, and cause the printing device to perform the current printing operation based on the calculated parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shuichi Fujikura, Bing Han
  • Publication number: 20240111235
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a first image forming section capable of forming a brilliant developer image, a second image forming section including at least one image forming section capable of forming a black developer image, a transfer section capable of transferring the brilliant developer image and the black developer image onto a medium, and a controller that controls operation of the first image forming section and the second image forming section according to received print data. When forming a brilliant image based on the print data, the controller performs control to form the brilliant image in which relative position between the brilliant developer image and the black developer image is changed depending on a medium type.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Applicant: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Shin YAMADA
  • Publication number: 20240103411
    Abstract: A transfer unit that transfers a developing agent image formed with a developing agent, includes a belt; and a rotational body that stretches the belt. The rotational body includes a shaft body, and a surface layer provided on an outer side of the shaft body in radial directions. Surface roughness of an outer peripheral surface of the surface layer is greater than a volume mean particle diameter of the developing agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 6, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicant: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Tomomi OOTAKA
  • Patent number: 11934127
    Abstract: A fixation device according to an embodiment may include: an annular belt including an elastic layer with a thickness of more than 300 ?m; and a counter member opposed to an outer peripheral surface of the annular belt to form a nip region with the annular belt. A ratio (A/B) of a first hardness value (A) to a second hardness value (B) of the outer peripheral surface of the annular belt is 0.566 or more, where the first hardness value is measured, in hardness measurement using a hardness meter, at a time when a passage time, which is a time it takes for a certain point of the outer peripheral surface to pass through the nip region, has just passed from the start of the hardness measurement, and the second hardness value is measured at a time when the measured value of the hardness meter has just been saturated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Akira Ubagai
  • Patent number: 11921446
    Abstract: A fixing device includes an annular belt, a heating member disposed to face an inner circumferential surface of the annular belt; and a heat storage member disposed to face a surface of the heating member on a side opposite to the annular belt. A thermal diffusivity of the heat storage member is lower than a thermal diffusivity of the annular belt.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Akira Ubagai
  • Patent number: 11921440
    Abstract: A developer supply device according to an embodiment may include: a developer container; and a developer container holder to which the developer container is to be attached in a first direction. The developer container includes: a shutter movable between a closing position to close a supply port of a housing thereof and an opening position to open the supply port; and a sealing member provided between the housing and the shutter. The shutter includes: a cover portion including a cover surface configured to close the supply port; and a protruding portion projected in the first direction from the cover portion and provided at a position spaced apart from the cover surface to a side of the developer container holder. The developer container holder includes an engagement portion to be engaged with the protruding portion in a state where the developer container is attached to the developer container holder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Shingo Shimada
  • Patent number: 11914318
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a first image forming part that forms a first image on a print medium using a photoluminescent developer containing a photoluminescent pigment; a second image forming part that forms a second image on the print medium using a coloring developer containing a coloring material; and a lamination part that laminates the first image and the second image on the print medium, wherein a viscoelastic phase angle (A) of the coloring developer and a viscoelastic phase angle (B) of the photoluminescent developer when measured at 125[° C.] using a viscoelasticity measuring device satisfy follow: 21.1[°]?(A·B)?31.6[°]. where A means a viscoelastic phase angle of the coloring developer, B means a viscoelastic phase angle of the photoluminescent developer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2024
    Assignee: OKI Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Manami Hiraide
  • Patent number: 11907501
    Abstract: An information processing device including: an operation display; a storage section configured to store transaction content information including a transaction content that has been previously executed and date/time information of the executed transaction content; a processor configured to, based on an operation date/time information of a user operating the operation display, search in the storage section as to whether there is a recursive transaction that has been repeatedly executed with a same transaction content in a same time band as a time band of the operation date/time information; and in a case in which there is the recursive transaction, display a first screen including a selection button for selecting the recursive transaction on the operation display, and, after the selection button is selected, automatically switch displays of plural screens showing a transaction content of the recursive transaction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: Oki Electric Industry Co, Ltd.
    Inventor: Akira Takekawa
  • Publication number: 20240053172
    Abstract: To reduce costs by adopting a direct modulation system in which a semiconductor laser is directly modulated. An optical fiber sensor includes a light source configured to generate an optical pulse as probe light by a direct modulation system, an optical bandpass filter configured to extract anti-Stokes light that is a component on an anti-Stokes side of Brillouin scattered light from backscattered light generated by the probe light in an optical fiber to be measured, an interference signal acquisition unit configured to generate an interference signal by self-delayed heterodyne interference from the anti-Stokes light extracted at the optical bandpass filter and input to the interference signal acquisition unit and a Brillouin frequency shift acquisition unit configured to acquire a Brillouin frequency shift amount from the interference signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 14, 2023
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Applicant: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Kengo KOIZUMI
  • Patent number: 11900752
    Abstract: A medium processing device includes a casing that has an opening through which an interior of the casing communicates with an exterior thereof, a first unit that is storable in the casing, with a first end thereof at a side of the opening, a second unit that is storable in the casing, with a second end thereof at the side of the opening, a conveyance section, including a roller, provided in the first unit, the conveyance section conveying a medium by rotating the roller, and a roller manual drive section that is provided in the first unit, and the is configured to allow the roller to be manually rotated. The roller manual drive section is provided in a vicinity of the first end of the first unit when the first unit is stored in the casing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Daisuke Miyazawa, Madoka Wakabayashi