Patents by Inventor Fumiyoshi Suetake

Fumiyoshi Suetake has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20200398154
    Abstract: An example game controller includes a housing main body formed by connecting a housing member on a front surface side and a housing member on a back surface side. On the left and right of the housing main body, holding portions are provided. To the left and right holding portions, a pair of grip portions covering the entirety of the holding portions are connected. A boundary portion between two housing members is covered with a grip portion. Thus, when a user grips the grip portion, the grip portion is likely to fit the hand well. Thus, it is possible to improve the operability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2020
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Inventors: Hitoshi TSUCHIYA, Fumiyoshi SUETAKE, Takanori OKAMURA
  • Patent number: 10835811
    Abstract: An example game controller includes a housing main body formed by connecting a housing member on a front surface side and a housing member on a back surface side. On the left and right of the housing main body, holding portions are provided. To the left and right holding portions, a pair of grip portions covering the entirety of the holding portions are connected. A boundary portion between two housing members is covered with a grip portion. Thus, when a user grips the grip portion, the grip portion is likely to fit the hand well. Thus, it is possible to improve the operability.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: NINTENDO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Takanori Okamura
  • Patent number: 10456669
    Abstract: An example of a game controller includes within a housing a first substrate on a front surface side and a second substrate on a back surface side. On a surface of the first substrate, switches such as a capture button and a home button are provided, and on a back surface of the first substrate, an NFC antenna is provided. In a region where contactless communication can be performed using the NFC antenna, switches such as a capture button and a home button are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 29, 2019
    Assignee: NINTENDO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takanori Okamura, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Kazumasa Kaneko
  • Patent number: 10335675
    Abstract: An example game controller includes L and R buttons provided in both left and right end portions on an upper surface of a housing and ZL and ZR buttons provided to sides of the L and R buttons closer to a back surface of the game controller. The ZL/ZR button includes a protruding portion protruding in the direction of the back surface of the game controller and the direction of a side surface of the game controller. This makes it possible to increase the area of an upper surface of a key top of the ZL/ZR button and improve the operability of the ZL/ZR button.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: NINTENDO CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Fumiyoshi Suetake, Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Takanori Okamura
  • Patent number: 10022621
    Abstract: An elongated member such as a bar includes spaced-apart infrared light illumination ports at opposite ends thereof. Exemplary spacing between the two spaced-apart light ports may be 20 centimeters or more. Each light port comprises an array of plural light sources. The plural light sources in each array may be directionally aimed to as to provide different illumination directions. The plural light sources in each array may emit different colors or frequencies of light. Example applications include targeting or marking capabilities for a video game or other system handheld pointing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichiro Ashida, Junji Takamoto, Yoshitomo Goto, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Akio Ikeda, Susumu Inoue, Shin Sugiyama, Kuniaki Ito
  • Patent number: 9889384
    Abstract: An example terminal device includes a generally plate-shaped housing, an LCD provided on the front side of the housing, analog sticks, and first and second buttons. The analog sticks are provided respectively in left and right portions of the LCD above the center of the housing. The first and second buttons are provided on the back side of the housing so as to generally correspond to the analog sticks on the front side of the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2018
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kenichiro Ashida, Yositomo Goto, Takanori Okamura, Junji Takamoto, Masato Ibuki, Shinji Yamamoto, Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Akiko Suga, Naoya Yamamoto, Daisuke Kumazaki
  • Publication number: 20170361222
    Abstract: An example game controller includes a housing main body formed by connecting a housing member on a front surface side and a housing member on a back surface side. On the left and right of the housing main body, holding portions are provided. To the left and right holding portions, a pair of grip portions covering the entirety of the holding portions are connected. A boundary portion between two housing members is covered with a grip portion. Thus, when a user grips the grip portion, the grip portion is likely to fit the hand well. Thus, it is possible to improve the operability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2017
    Publication date: December 21, 2017
    Inventors: Hitoshi TSUCHIYA, Fumiyoshi SUETAKE, Takanori OKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20170354867
    Abstract: An example of a game controller includes within a housing a first substrate on a front surface side and a second substrate on a back surface side. On a surface of the first substrate, switches such as a capture button and a home button are provided, and on a back surface of the first substrate, an NFC antenna is provided. In a region where contactless communication can be performed using the NFC antenna, switches such as a capture button and a home button are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2017
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Inventors: Takanori OKAMURA, Fumiyoshi SUETAKE, Kazumasa KANEKO
  • Publication number: 20170354872
    Abstract: An example game controller includes L and R buttons provided in both left and right end portions on an upper surface of a housing and ZL and ZR buttons provided to sides of the L and R buttons closer to a back surface of the game controller. The ZL/ZR button includes a protruding portion protruding in the direction of the back surface of the game controller and the direction of a side surface of the game controller. This makes it possible to increase the area of an upper surface of a key top of the ZL/ZR button and improve the operability of the ZL/ZR button.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Inventors: Fumiyoshi SUETAKE, Hitoshi TSUCHIYA, Takanori OKAMURA
  • Publication number: 20170354869
    Abstract: An example game controller includes L and R buttons provided in both left and right end portions on an upper surface of a housing and ZL and ZR buttons provided to sides of the L and R buttons closer to a back surface of the game controller. The ZL/ZR button includes a protruding portion protruding in the direction of the back surface of the game controller and the direction of a side surface of the game controller. This makes it possible to increase the area of an upper surface of a key top of the ZL/ZR button and improve the operability of the ZL/ZR button.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2016
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Inventors: Fumiyoshi SUETAKE, Hitoshi TSUCHIYA, Takanori OKAMURA
  • Patent number: D808967
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shinji Yamamoto, Fumiyoshi Suetake
  • Patent number: D819641
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Yui Ehara, Yuko Zenri, Junichiro Miyatake, Tetsuya Akama
  • Patent number: D830465
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2018
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Fumiyoshi Suetake, Kumpei Fujita, Masato Ibuki
  • Patent number: D833531
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2018
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Fumiyoshi Suetake, Kumpei Fujita, Masato Ibuki
  • Patent number: D863447
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Yui Ehara, Yuko Zenri, Junichiro Miyatake, Tetsuya Akama
  • Patent number: D882690
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Yui Ehara, Yuko Zenri, Junichiro Miyatake, Tetsuya Akama
  • Patent number: D882691
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Yui Ehara, Yuko Zenri, Junichiro Miyatake, Tetsuya Akama
  • Patent number: D882692
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Yui Ehara, Yuko Zenri, Junichiro Miyatake, Tetsuya Akama
  • Patent number: D886205
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Yui Ehara, Yuko Zenri, Junichiro Miyatake, Tetsuya Akama
  • Patent number: D903768
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Tsuchiya, Fumiyoshi Suetake, Yui Ehara, Yuko Zenri, Junichiro Miyatake, Tetsuya Akama