Patents by Inventor Hideo Omatsu

Hideo Omatsu 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: 4699239
    Abstract: A driving control device in a crawler type tractor comprises a lever capable of being operated in the forward or reverse (backward) direction and capable of being operated in the right or left direction when the lever is operated so as to move to the end of the forward or reverse direction, and a speed-stage command device capable of generating and transmitting commands for speed stages for the forward and the reverse directions. When a first sensor detects the lever operation in the forward or reverse direction; the transmission speed stages can be selected in accordance with the first sensor output and the output of the speedstage command device, and the operation amount of the lever in the right or left direction is detected by a second sensor so that steering clutches of the tractor can be controlled in accordance with the output of the second sensor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 1984
    Date of Patent: October 13, 1987
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Komatsu Seisakusho
    Inventors: Tsutomu Ishino, Hideo Omatsu, Takao Shiraishi, Hideaki Kawakami