Patents Assigned to TS Tech Co., Ltd.
  • Patent number: 10889217
    Abstract: A vehicle seat comprises a frame member, a plate-shaped support member, and a blower. The frame member includes a pair of opposed frames disposed opposite to and separately from each other, and a first connecting frame by which the pair of opposed frames are connected. The plate-shaped support member is disposed between the pair of opposed frames and configured to receive a load from an occupant. The blower is attached to the support member, and part of the blower is disposed on a side of the first connecting frame that is opposite to an occupant side thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: TS TECH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Onuma, Kazuki Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20200406796
    Abstract: A seat backrest includes right and left side frame segments, a pressure receiving member disposed between the side frame segments movably in a front-back direction, and a cushion pad covering the front of the side frame segments and pressure receiving member. The pressure receiving member includes a main body part, and extending parts extending laterally from both sides of the main body part. The cushion pad includes a back receiving part covering the front of the main body part, and bank parts disposed on both sides of the back receiving part, protruding forward from both sides, and covering the front of the extending parts and side frame segments. A recess is formed at an area, facing a corresponding extending part of the extending parts, of a rear surface of each bank part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Applicant: TS TECH CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Shuichi SHIMIZU
  • Patent number: 10875427
    Abstract: An attachment member allowing a connected state between the attachment member and a guide member to be more easily checked is provided. The attachment member for attaching a stay cloth, which guides a deployment direction of an airbag module, to a seat back frame has a holding portion which includes a holding space for housing an attachment portion of the stay cloth. The holding portion is inserted into an attachment hole to be fitted into the attachment hole that is formed in the seat back frame. A through-hole which allows the attachment portion of the stay cloth in the holding space to be exposed in a penetrating direction of the attachment hole is formed in the holding portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: TS Tech Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jinichi Tanabe, Hiroshi Baba, Makoto Takeuchi, Hiroshi Izawa, Yoshihisa Kurosaki
  • Publication number: 20200391638
    Abstract: Disclosed is a seat including: a seat back; a seat cushion; and a reclining device that couples the seat back to the seat cushion in a swingable manner in one and another directions, wherein the reclining device includes: a locking mechanism that locks and unlocks swinging movement of the seat back; a biasing member that biases the seat back in one direction so as to swing the seat back in the one direction when the locking mechanism is unlocked; and a switching mechanism that switches a biasing direction of the biasing member for the seat back to another direction in a middle of the swinging movement of the seat back.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Applicant: TS TECH CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Masato WATANABE
  • Patent number: 10864834
    Abstract: A vehicle seat includes right and left side frames 10, and an elastic member (cushion spring 20) run between the right and left side frames 10. The right and left side frames 10 include side walls 11 disposed opposite to each other in a lateral direction, and flange portions (upper flange portions 12) respectively extending laterally inward from the side walls 11, and the elastic member is attached to the flange portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: TS TECH CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Teppei Ito
  • Patent number: 10863913
    Abstract: Bioinformation of a seated person is more accurately measured. A heartbeat measurement device for measuring heartbeat of a person seated on a vehicle seat has heartbeat sensors and a circuit substrate: the heartbeat sensors have leading wires which output electric signals corresponding to a heartbeat and constitute a transmission path for the electric signals; and the circuit substrate has input terminals which receives the electric signals output from the heartbeat sensors, and a differential amplifier which amplifies the electric signals input to the input terminals. The heartbeat sensors and the circuit substrate are disposed in positions adjacent to each other in the vehicle seat, and terminal portions of the leading wires come out from portions adjacent to the circuit board of the heartbeat sensors are connected to the input terminals in a state abutting the input terminals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: TS TECH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinji Sugiyama, Takayuki Inose
  • Patent number: 10857958
    Abstract: A vehicle seat comprises: a pair of opposed frames disposed opposite to and separately from each other; a pair of connecting frames disposed separately from each other in a perpendicular direction perpendicular to an opposing direction of the pair of opposed frames, the connecting frames being configured to connect the pair of opposed frames; a bridging wire disposed to bridge the pair of connecting frames; a reinforcing wire disposed to cross the bridging wire as viewed from an occupant side; and a plate-shaped plastic member configured to cover the bridging wire and the reinforcing wire at least at their crossover such that the bridging wire and the reinforcing wire are arranged to be spaced apart from and thus kept out of contact with each other, the bridging wire and the reinforcing wire being connected with the plate-shaped plastic member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: TS TECH CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Koji Onuma
  • Patent number: 10850653
    Abstract: A car seat includes a first heater, a second heater, and a control unit which controls an output to the first heater and an output to the second heater. The control unit executes a temperature-difference adjustment control, in which the output of the second heater is controlled such that the temperature of the bulging portion heated by the second heater with respect to the temperature of the seating surface portion heated by the first heater is made lower when an ambient temperature is a first temperature than when the ambient temperature is a second temperature which is higher than the first temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: TS TECH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kohei Sato, Takayoshi Ito
  • Patent number: 10850673
    Abstract: A storage structure for a vehicle interior includes a hollowed storage unit having an opening in the top of the storage unit. The storage unit includes a storage sidewall section surrounding a storage space for an object to be stored. The storage sidewall section includes a sidewall body portion and a sidewall member formed of a member separate from the sidewall body portion. The sidewall member is configured such that an engaging hook provided for the sidewall member is urged against an engaging recess provided for the sidewall body portion when a load is applied on the sidewall member from an outside to an inside of the storage unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignees: TS Tech Co., Ltd., Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki Makino, Tomomi Sakamoto, Naoki Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20200346568
    Abstract: A sensor disposition structure in a seat includes a cushion pad and a board-like member which is disposed under the cushion pad. A concave is formed in an upper surface of the board-like member, and a sensor is disposed in the concave.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2020
    Publication date: November 5, 2020
    Applicant: TS TECH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Soichiro KAMEI, Hiromi TANIGUCHI, Koji ONUMA
  • Patent number: 10821867
    Abstract: Provided is a simple and compact headrest support device. The headrest support device (20) comprises a support member (22) coupled to a frame (2) of a seatback (1), and a headrest pillar structure including a pillar base portion (25) extending laterally and supported by the support member so as to be rotatable around an axial line of the pillar base portion, and a pair of pillar main body portions (26) extending substantially vertically from the pillar base portion substantially in parallel to each other in a laterally spaced apart relationship and connected to a headrest (24), wherein the support member is coupled to the frame at at least one coupling portion (34) disposed between the two pillar main body portions in front view in a headrest upright condition where the headrest is positioned above the seatback.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: TS TECH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takuya Okubo, Takayuki Inose, Masaki Nonaka
  • Publication number: 20200343766
    Abstract: A seat including: a seat body in which a person is seated; a seat supporter supporting the seat body on a floor; and a wireless power feeder that is provided between the floor and the seat body, and transmits electric power, which is received from a power source, from a floor side to a seat body side in a contactless manner. The seat supporter includes a rotation mechanism that rotates the seat body in a lateral direction, the wireless power feeder includes: a power transmitter provided to the floor and connected to the power source; and a power receiver that is provided in the seat body and receives the electric power from the power transmitter, and the power transmitter and the power receiver are arranged in a state in which the power transmitter and the power receiver always overlap with each other as viewed from above or below.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: TS TECH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Soichiro TANAKA, Ryuta KASHINO, Chase HEMMELGARN, Takamasa SONODA, Takanori YAMAGUCHI, Ryutaro OTSUKA
  • Patent number: 10814755
    Abstract: A vehicle seat that can suitably protect a seated occupant against an impact from a seat width direction is described, while enlargement of the seat in the seat width direction is restrained. A support member provided to the vehicle seat supports the seated occupant from a side of the seated occupant, and includes an inner plate attached to a seat width direction inner side of a side frame, an outer plate attached to a seat width direction outer side of the side frame, and a connection plate for connecting the inner plate and the outer plate on a seat front side. The outer plate is attached to the seat width direction outer side of the side frame at a position that does not overlap in the seat width direction with attachment positions of the inner plate and the side frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: TS Tech Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Jinichi Tanabe, Akimitsu Kurihara
  • Patent number: 10807502
    Abstract: In a vehicle seat, a cushion pad includes a center portion and left and right side portions disposed, respectively, at left and right sides of the center portion. The cushion pad has a first slit provided between the center portion and each of the left and right side portions. The outer covering includes a center cover disposed to cover the center portion, and left and right side covers disposed to cover the left and right side portions, respectively. The outer covering has a second slit provided between the center cover and each of the left and right side covers. Left and right movement restriction plates are fixed to the left and right side covers, respectively. A cushion frame includes left and right engageable portions disposed, respectively, adjacent to the left and right movement restriction plates in positions laterally outward of the movement restriction plates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignees: TS TECH CO., LTD., HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaru Tsukamoto, Takuro Yamada, Ronald C. Cozzo, David A. Juarez, Masakazu Okada
  • Patent number: 10807523
    Abstract: It is intended to cause a light emitter to properly emit light for notifying an occupant of a movement direction of an object approaching a conveyance. A vehicle lighting device includes sensors (3a, 3b, 3c, 3d) configured to detect an approaching object approaching a vehicle, light emitters (5) attached to the vehicle, and a control device (2) configured to control the light emitter (5) when the sensor (3a, 3b, 3c, 3d) has detected the approaching object. The control device (2) controls the light emitter (5) such that a light emitting spot of the light emitter (5) moves along a direction corresponding to a movement direction of the approaching object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: TS TECH CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Masahiro Nomura
  • Patent number: 10800292
    Abstract: In a vehicle seat, a movable frame provided at a front end portion of a stationary frame is configured to be slidable frontward and rearward between a first position and a second position frontward of the first position. An outer covering provided to extend frontward from an upper side of the stationary frame is configured to wrap around a front end portion of the movable frame. First and second straps are provided to extend rearward from a front end of the outer covering and configured to pull the front end of the outer covering rearward. The front end of the outer covering from which the first and second straps extend is arranged under the stationary frame. The first strap and the second strap are in positions spaced out laterally from each other. The first strap and the second strap are being pulled laterally inward.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignees: TS TECH CO., LTD., HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaru Tsukamoto, Muneyuki Nogami, Takuro Yamada, Daisuke Ogino, Ronald C. Cozzo, David A. Juarez, Masakazu Okada
  • Patent number: 10793025
    Abstract: A vehicle seat comprising a stationary frame, a movable frame and a cushion pad is disclosed. The movable frame is provided at a front end portion of the stationary frame and configured to be slidable frontward and rearward between a first position and a second position that is frontward of the first position. The cushion pad is provided to extend frontward from an upper side of the stationary frame and configured to wrap around a front end portion of the movable frame. The movable frame has an upper surface including a curved surface bulging upwardly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignees: TS TECH CO., LTD., HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Masaru Tsukamoto, Muneyuki Nogami, Takuro Yamada, Ronald C. Cozzo, David A. Juarez, Masakazu Okada
  • Publication number: 20200307429
    Abstract: A reinforcement structure for a seat back frame includes a panel material; and a frame material joined to the panel material. The frame material is formed as a hat-type frame material including a web portion which is formed as a substantial U shape from a cross-sectional view and which forms a closed cross-sectional shape with the panel material, and a flange which is formed as one with the web portion and which is also joined to the panel material. A bead is formed in the panel material in a position opposing to the frame material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2018
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicants: TS TECH CO., LTD., HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kei OKUMA, Naoya NISHIMOTO, Yuta SUGAYA, Hisato OKU, Shingo BABA
  • Patent number: 10787103
    Abstract: The present disclosure describes a seat frame including a waist portion supporting member having a smaller size while stably supporting a waist portion of an occupant. A vehicle seat frame serving as a frame for a vehicle seat includes a seat cushion frame forming a frame of a sitting part of the vehicle seat, a seatback frame forming a frame of a backrest part of the vehicle seat, and a waist portion supporting member coupled to a lower frame which is included in the seatback frame. The waist portion supporting member has a coupling region extending in the seat width direction, the coupling region being coupled to the lower frame, and a waist portion supporting region extending from the coupling region toward the seat cushion frame and supporting a waist portion of an occupant. The waist portion supporting region is longer in the seat width direction than the coupling region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: TS Tech Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yuta Kijima, Takanori Yamaguchi, Wataru Nishii, Satoshi Fujita
  • Patent number: 10787104
    Abstract: A conveyance seat unit lessens a neck load applied to an occupant based on body shape, sex, or the like of the occupant when a rear load acts on a conveyance. The conveyance seat unit includes: a seat having a support portion that supports the occupant from behind; a state adjustment mechanism configured to adjust a state of a neck load adjustment portion, of the support portion, that affects the neck load applied to the occupant when the rear load acts on the conveyance; and an electronic control unit (ECU) that controls the state adjustment mechanism. The ECU acquires occupant information on the body and the sex of the occupant and controls the state adjustment mechanism according to the acquired occupant information to change the state of the neck load adjustment portion, which has been adjusted by the state adjustment mechanism, according to the content of the occupant information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Assignee: TS Tech Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichi Niitsuma, Naoki Tamura