Patents by Inventor Futoshi Nakanishi

Futoshi Nakanishi 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).

  • Patent number: 10852572
    Abstract: A display includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a liquid crystal layer between the first substrate and the second substrate, pixel driving electrodes for pixels, the pixel driving electrodes being provided on the first substrate and configured to provide control electric fields to the liquid crystal layer, louver elements, louver element driving electrodes provided on a face facing the first substrate of the second substrate, and an unseparated shield electrode between the louver element driving electrodes and the liquid crystal layer. Each of the louver elements are configured to stand on the second substrate, be sandwiched between one of the louver element driving electrodes and the shield electrode, and change amount of light to be transmitted in accordance with voltage applied across the louver element driving electrode and the shield electrode to change viewing angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: TIANMA JAPAN, LTD.
    Inventors: Hideki Nishimura, Tetsuroh Asakura, Futoshi Nakanishi
  • Patent number: 10795216
    Abstract: Provided is a method of manufacturing a display device including a louver that is capable of changing viewing angle. The method includes: a first step of forming a first electrode layer to drive the louver on a first main face of a first substrate; a second step of forming a resin layer on the first electrode layer; a third step of forming louver grooves to contain electrophoretic particles and dispersion medium in the resin layer; a fourth step of forming a sealing layer having a flat top face on the resin layer having the louver grooves in such a manner that the sealing layer closes the louver grooves; a fifth step of forming color filters on the sealing layer; and a sixth step of forming a second electrode layer to drive the louver on the sealing layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: TIANMA JAPAN, LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsuroh Asakura, Hideki Nishimura, Futoshi Nakanishi
  • Patent number: 10670899
    Abstract: There are provided an apparatus and a method of manufacturing the apparatus. The apparatus includes: a plate-shaped base; a cover plate; and a curable resin adhering the plate-shaped base and the cover plate together. At least one of the plate-shaped base and the cover plate includes a light-shielding member covering a peripheral part of the at least one of the plate-shaped base and the cover plate. In an area which is shielded by the light-shielding member, a part of the curable resin at a side of an inner edge of the light shielding member is lower in one of an elastic modulus, a curing degree, and an adhesion strength than another part of the curable resin at a side of an outer edge of the light shielding member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: TIANMA MICROELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Yoshida, Futoshi Nakanishi, Akira Fujita
  • Publication number: 20190162997
    Abstract: Provided is a method of manufacturing a display device including a louver that is capable of changing viewing angle. The method includes: a first step of forming a first electrode layer to drive the louver on a first main face of a first substrate; a second step of forming a resin layer on the first electrode layer; a third step of forming louver grooves to contain electrophoretic particles and dispersion medium in the resin layer; a fourth step of forming a sealing layer having a flat top face on the resin layer having the louver grooves in such a manner that the sealing layer closes the louver grooves; a fifth step of forming color filters on the sealing layer; and a sixth step of forming a second electrode layer to drive the louver on the sealing layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: TIANMA JAPAN, LTD.
    Inventors: Tetsuroh ASAKURA, Hideki Nishimura, Futoshi Nakanishi
  • Publication number: 20190162990
    Abstract: A display includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a liquid crystal layer between the first substrate and the second substrate, pixel driving electrodes for pixels, the pixel driving electrodes being provided on the first substrate and configured to provide control electric fields to the liquid crystal layer, louver elements, louver element driving electrodes provided on a face facing the first substrate of the second substrate, and an unseparated shield electrode between the louver element driving electrodes and the liquid crystal layer. Each of the louver elements are configured to stand on the second substrate, be sandwiched between one of the louver element driving electrodes and the shield electrode, and change amount of light to be transmitted in accordance with voltage applied across the louver element driving electrode and the shield electrode to change viewing angle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Publication date: May 30, 2019
    Applicant: Tianma Japan, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hideki NISHIMURA, Tetsuroh ASAKURA, Futoshi NAKANISHI
  • Publication number: 20190137810
    Abstract: There are provided an apparatus and a method of manufacturing the apparatus. The apparatus includes: a plate-shaped base; a cover plate; and a curable resin adhering the plate-shaped base and the cover plate together. At least one of the plate-shaped base and the cover plate includes a light-shielding member covering a peripheral part of the at least one of the plate-shaped base and the cover plate. In an area which is shielded by the light-shielding member, a part of the curable resin at a side of an inner edge of the light shielding member is lower in one of an elastic modulus, a curing degree, and an adhesion strength than another part of the curable resin at a side of an outer edge of the light shielding member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 27, 2018
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: Tianma Japan, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Yoshida, Futoshi Nakanishi, Akira Fujita
  • Patent number: 10209547
    Abstract: There are provided an apparatus and a method of manufacturing the apparatus. The apparatus includes: a plate-shaped base; a cover plate; and a curable resin adhering the plate-shaped base and the cover plate together. At least one of the plate-shaped base and the cover plate includes a light-shielding member covering a peripheral part of the at least one of the plate-shaped base and the cover plate. In an area which is shielded by the light-shielding member, a part of the curable resin at a side of an inner edge of the light shielding member is lower in one of an elastic modulus, a curing degree, and an adhesion strength than another part of the curable resin at a side of an outer edge of the light shielding member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: NLT TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hitoshi Yoshida, Futoshi Nakanishi, Akira Fujita
  • Patent number: 9946119
    Abstract: To provide a display device of high quality and high reliability by securely sealing the gap between the bezel and the display panel even when variation is generated in the gap. The display device includes: a display panel including a display face; a bezel which includes a frame part and an aperture end that is on the inner side of the frame part, and covers the fringe of the display panel on the display face side by the frame part; a frontal panel provided by sandwiching the bezel on the display face side of the display panel; and a resin member provided along the whole circumference of the aperture end of the bezel. The resin member has a first resin member formed on the display face and a second resin member formed to cover over the first resin member and a surface of the bezel opposing to the frontal panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: NLT TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Akira Fujita, Futoshi Nakanishi, Hitoshi Yoshida, Akira Suzuki
  • Patent number: 9785239
    Abstract: To provide a display device and the like capable of assisting operations by effectively presenting a sense of texture to the skin of human beings while suppressing generation of unpleasant noises. The display device includes: a visual sense display unit which displays an operation screen to be a target of touch operations done by a user by image signals supplied from outside; and a plate-type tactual sense presenting unit which is disposed on the upper side of the visual sense display unit and presents a tactual sense that can be perceived by the user on the operation screen. The tactual sense presenting unit includes X-electrodes and Y-electrodes which exhibit transparency for visible light rays and operate by voltage signals supplied from outside, and a resin exhibiting transparency for visible light rays is filled in a layered-state gap between the visual sense display unit and the tactual sense presenting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2017
    Assignee: NLT TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Haga, Futoshi Nakanishi, Naoyasu Ikeda
  • Publication number: 20160262273
    Abstract: To provide a display device of high quality and high reliability by securely sealing the gap between the bezel and the display panel even when variation is generated in the gap. The display device includes: a display panel including a display face; a bezel which includes a frame part and an aperture end that is on the inner side of the frame part, and covers the fringe of the display panel on the display face side by the frame part; a frontal panel provided by sandwiching the bezel on the display face side of the display panel; and a resin member provided along the whole circumference of the aperture end of the bezel. The resin member has a first resin member formed on the display face and a second resin member formed to cover over the first resin member and a surface of the bezel opposing to the frontal panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2016
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Applicant: NLT TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Akira FUJITA, Futoshi NAKANISHI, Hitoshi YOSHIDA, Akira SUZUKI
  • Publication number: 20160154462
    Abstract: To provide a display device and the like capable of assisting operations by effectively presenting a sense of texture to the skin of human beings while suppressing generation of unpleasant noises. The display device includes: a visual sense display unit which displays an operation screen to be a target of touch operations done by a user by image signals supplied from outside; and a plate-type tactual sense presenting unit which is disposed on the upper side of the visual sense display unit and presents a tactual sense that can be perceived by the user on the operation screen. The tactual sense presenting unit includes X-electrodes and Y-electrodes which exhibit transparency for visible light rays and operate by voltage signals supplied from outside, and a resin exhibiting transparency for visible light rays is filled in a layered-state gap between the visual sense display unit and the tactual sense presenting unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 30, 2015
    Publication date: June 2, 2016
    Applicant: NLT TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroshi HAGA, Futoshi NAKANISHI, Naoyasu IKEDA
  • Publication number: 20150355498
    Abstract: There are provided an apparatus and a method of manufacturing the apparatus. The apparatus includes: a plate-shaped base; a cover plate; and a curable resin adhering the plate-shaped base and the cover plate together. At least one of the plate-shaped base and the cover plate includes a light-shielding member covering a peripheral part of the at least one of the plate-shaped base and the cover plate. In an area which is shielded by the light-shielding member, a part of the curable resin at a side of an inner edge of the light shielding member is lower in one of an elastic modulus, a curing degree, and an adhesion strength than another part of the curable resin at a side of an outer edge of the light shielding member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2015
    Publication date: December 10, 2015
    Applicant: NLT TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hitoshi YOSHIDA, Futoshi NAKANISHI, Akira FUJITA
  • Patent number: 8222332
    Abstract: A resin composition comprises (A) hydroxyl group containing acrylic resin having a hydroxyl group value of from 5 to 200 mgKOH/g and a number average molecular weight of from 500 to 20,000, (B) hexakisalkoxymethylated melamine resin, (C) de-watering agent, (D) blocked sulfonic acid compound, (E) silicate compound and (F) at least one type of material selected from among (a) organic resin particle of average particle diameter not more than 40 ?m, (b) inorganic glass particles of average particle diameter not more than 100 ?m and (c) inorganic fibers of average length not more than 300 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2012
    Assignee: BASF Coatings Japan Ltd.
    Inventors: Taichiro Kohashi, Hiroki Mizutani, Yoshitomo Takeuchi, Futoshi Nakanishi
  • Patent number: 8125606
    Abstract: A display device includes a first substrate having a group of terminal electrodes on one side thereof, at least one of the terminal electrodes forming a branched electrode with an isolation region extending along an elongating direction of each the terminal electrode and a second substrate opposing the first substrate such that the terminal electrodes are exposed from an overlapping area of the first substrate and the second substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2012
    Assignee: NLT Technologies, Ltd.
    Inventors: Kyounei Yasuda, Futoshi Nakanishi
  • Publication number: 20110015318
    Abstract: Disclosed is a resin composition comprising (A) hydroxyl group containing acrylic resin having a hydroxyl group value of from 5 to 200 mgKOH/g and a number average molecular weight of from 500 to 20,000, (B) hexakisalkoxymethylated melamine resin, (C) de-watering agent, (D) blocked sulfonic acid compound which has been blocked with a tertiary amine compound of boiling point from 50 to 300° C. in which the mol ratio with respect to the sulfonic acid is from 0.2 to 0.9, (E) silicate compound and (F) at least one type of material selected from among (a) organic resin particle of average particle diameter not more than 40 ?m, (b) inorganic glass particles of average particle diameter not more than 100 ?m and (c) inorganic fibers of average length not more than 300 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2009
    Publication date: January 20, 2011
    Applicant: BASF COATINGS JAPAN LTD.
    Inventors: Taichiro Kohashi, Hiroki Mizutani, Yoshitomo Takeuchi, Futoshi Nakanishi
  • Patent number: 7808599
    Abstract: In a display module, a flexible wiring substrate is connected to a terminal portion of a flat display panel, and a reinforcing member is attached to at least one surface of the display panel. The reinforcing member is made wider than the flexible substrate and is arranged so as to cover those regions extending from an overlapping region of two substrates of the display panel to a region extending and reaching the flexible substrate located outside of the terminal portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2010
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventor: Futoshi Nakanishi
  • Publication number: 20100190910
    Abstract: Disclosed is a resin composition which can be used for wrinkle pattern paints having excellent aging stability and staining resistance. The resin composition contains (A) a hydroxyl group containing polyester resin having a hydroxyl group value from 5 to 200 mgKOH/g, (B) hexakis-alkoxymethylated melamine resin, (C) de-watering agent, (D) blocked sulfonic acid compound which has been blocked with a tertiary amine compound of boiling point from 50 to 300° C. where the mol ratio with respect to the sulfonic acid is from 0.2 to 0.9, (E) silicate compound and (F) at least one material selected from among (a) organic resin particles of average particle diameter not more than 40 ?m, (b) inorganic glass particles of average particle diameter not more than 100 ?m and (c) inorganic fibers of average length not more than 300 ?m.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2008
    Publication date: July 29, 2010
    Applicant: BASF COATINGS JAPAN LTD.
    Inventors: Taichiro Kohashi, Hiroki Mizutani, Yoshitomo Takeuchi, Futoshi Nakanishi
  • Patent number: 7714973
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device of the present invention prevents certainly disconnection and electrical short of a wiring pattern of a flexible wiring board, and enhances bond strength between a liquid crystal panel and the flexible wiring board. A liquid crystal panel is provided with substrates, a liquid crystal and external connection terminals formed on one substrate. A flexible wiring board includes a wiring pattern connected with the external connection terminals of the liquid crystal panel. An anisotropic conductive film electrically connects between the external connection terminals of the liquid crystal panel and the wiring pattern of the flexible wiring board. And the anisotropic conductive film is extended from a formation area of the external connection terminals to an outside area along the flexible wiring board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 11, 2010
    Assignee: NEC LCD Technologies, Ltd.
    Inventor: Futoshi Nakanishi
  • Patent number: 7639338
    Abstract: A LCD device includes external terminals for metallic interconnects in a peripheral area on which TCPs are mounted. The external terminal includes a first ITO film connected to the metallic interconnect, a second ITO film formed on the first ITO film and a plurality of insulator islands sandwiched between the first ITO film and the second ITO film. The surface of the second ITO film has convex and concave portions whereby electric connection between the terminal of the TCP and the second ITO film is improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2005
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2009
    Assignee: NEC LCD Technologies, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shinichi Tomari, Futoshi Nakanishi
  • Publication number: 20090059153
    Abstract: A display device includes a first substrate having a group of terminal electrodes on one side thereof, at least one of the terminal electrodes forming a branched electrode with an isolation region extending along an elongating direction of each the terminal electrode and a second substrate opposing the first substrate such that the terminal electrodes are exposed from an overlapping area of the first substrate and the second substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2008
    Publication date: March 5, 2009
    Applicant: NEC LCD TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Kyounei Yasuda, Futoshi Nakanishi