Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Akimoto

Hiroshi Akimoto 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: 20240160036
    Abstract: An image display device includes an imaging element, a light source that forms a floating image, a position detecting part, a driver, and a controller. The imaging element includes a base member including a first surface, and a reflector array on the base member; or a base member comprising a reflector array and including a first surface. The reflector array includes multiple reflector rows including multiple dihedral corner reflectors along a first direction. The reflector rows are arranged parallel to a second direction crossing the first direction. The dihedral corner reflectors each include a first reflecting surface, and a second reflecting surface orthogonal to the first reflecting surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2023
    Publication date: May 16, 2024
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hajime AKIMOTO, Hiroshi MIYAIRI, Keiko ONO, Masae YAMAWAKI
  • Publication number: 20240142799
    Abstract: An image display device includes: an imaging element; a light source configured to irradiate light toward the imaging element; an optical system located in an optical path between the imaging element and the light source; a light-shielding member configured to shield a portion of light of at least the light source; and a light-transmitting member configured to transmit light emitted from the imaging element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2023
    Publication date: May 2, 2024
    Applicant: NICHIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hajime AKIMOTO, Hiroshi MIYAIRI
  • Patent number: 11800654
    Abstract: A device includes a first sealing member, a second sealing member, a first circuit member and a second circuit member. The first sealing member basically includes a first film formed with an opening and includes a frame film. At least one of the first circuit member and the second circuit member includes an exposed portion and a seal portion which surrounds the exposed portion. The frame film has a film-seal portion and a circuit-seal portion. The film-seal portion is bonded to the first film to surround the opening. The circuit-seal portion is bonded to the seal portion to surround the exposes portion. The device is formed with a closed space which is enclosed by the first sealing member and the second sealing member. The exposed portion is exposed to the outer space located outside the device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Limited
    Inventors: Shinji Ueda, Seiya Takahashi, Hiroshi Akimoto
  • Publication number: 20230187888
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing an electronic component having a housing with terminals insert-molded thereon. Each of the terminals includes a tapered portion having a tapered width and an extension extending from the tapered portion. A mold defining a cavity includes an upper die and sliding dies. After positioning the extension in one of grooves formed in one surface of each of the sliding dies, sliding the sliding dies relative to the extension to make tip edges of opposite side surfaces of the groove facing the cavity abut against opposite side surfaces of the tapered portion; and performing molding while keeping the upper die in close contact with the one surface, and keeping part of the tapered portion and the extension ying in the groove held between a bottom surface of the groove and the upper die with a remaining portion of the tapered portion lying in the cavity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 8, 2022
    Publication date: June 15, 2023
    Applicant: JAPAN AVIATION ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Youhei KIMITA, Hiroshi AKIMOTO, Takayuki NISHIMURA, Kazuya SAKAMOTO, Toru NAKATANI
  • Publication number: 20220322518
    Abstract: A device comprises a first sealing member, a second sealing member, a first circuit member and a second circuit member. The first sealing member basically comprises a first film formed with an opening and comprises a frame film. At least one of the first circuit member and the second circuit member comprises an exposed portion and a seal portion which surrounds the exposed portion. The frame film has a film-seal portion and a circuit-seal portion. The film-seal portion is bonded to the first film to surround the opening. The circuit-seal portion is bonded to the seal portion to surround the exposes portion. The device is formed with a closed space which is enclosed by the first sealing member and the second sealing member. The exposed portion is exposed to the outer space located outside the device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2022
    Publication date: October 6, 2022
    Applicant: Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Limited
    Inventors: Shinji UEDA, Seiya TAKAHASHI, Hiroshi AKIMOTO
  • Patent number: 10643915
    Abstract: A lead bonding structure includes: a plurality of leads extending outward from a package; and a plurality of electrode pads formed on a circuit board. The plurality of leads are soldered to the electrode pads, respectively. Each of the leads includes a lower wide portion having a width dimension greater than a width dimension of each of the electrode pads. The lower wide portion of each of the leads is soldered to the corresponding electrode pad.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Akimoto, Takushi Yoshida
  • Patent number: 10312603
    Abstract: A fixing method for fixing a terminal to a conductive pattern with a brazing filler metal disposed therebetween includes: a first step of disposing the brazing filler metal on the conductive pattern; a second step of bringing the terminal into contact with the brazing filler metal; and a third step of forming a penetrating hole in the terminal by irradiating a laser beam onto the terminal. In the third step, the laser beam is irradiated onto the terminal in such a manner that the penetrating hole is filled with the brazing filler metal melted by the irradiation of the laser beam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takushi Yoshida, Hiroshi Akimoto, Yosuke Seki
  • Patent number: 10193241
    Abstract: A fixing method for fixing a terminal to a conductive pattern with a brazing filler metal disposed therebetween includes: a first step of disposing the brazing filler metal on the conductive pattern; a second step of bringing the terminal into contact with the brazing filler metal; and a third step of forming a penetrating hole in the terminal by irradiating a laser beam onto the terminal. In the third step, the laser beam is irradiated onto the terminal in such a manner that the penetrating hole is filled with the brazing filler metal melted by the irradiation of the laser beam.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takushi Yoshida, Hiroshi Akimoto, Yosuke Seki
  • Patent number: 10032684
    Abstract: A lead bonding structure includes: a plurality of leads extending outward from a package; and a plurality of electrode pads formed on a circuit board. The plurality of leads are soldered to the electrode pads, respectively. Each of the leads includes a lower wide portion having a width dimension greater than a width dimension of each of the electrode pads. The lower wide portion of each of the leads is soldered to the corresponding electrode pad.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Akimoto, Takushi Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20180108586
    Abstract: A lead bonding structure includes: a plurality of leads extending outward from a package; and a plurality of electrode pads formed on a circuit board. The plurality of leads are soldered to the electrode pads, respectively. Each of the leads includes a lower wide portion having a width dimension greater than a width dimension of each of the electrode pads. The lower wide portion of each of the leads is soldered to the corresponding electrode pad.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2017
    Publication date: April 19, 2018
    Applicant: Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Ltd.
    Inventors: Hiroshi AKIMOTO, Takushi YOSHIDA
  • Patent number: 9948022
    Abstract: A waterproof connector includes a housing made of an insulating resin, and a conductive member formed integrally with the housing, the conductive member having a connector connecting section exposed from the housing, a board connecting section exposed from the housing, and a fixed section connecting embedded in the housing, a waterproof shaped section for blocking entry of water along an interface between the fixed section and the housing being formed at a surface of the fixed section, the waterproof shaped section having a protrusion that protrudes outwardly from the surface of the fixed section and a groove that is adjacent to the protrusion and is dented inwardly from the surface of the fixed section, with a top of the protrusion and a bottom of the groove adjacent to the protrusion being connected by a barrier surface inclined or perpendicular to the surface of the fixed section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Limited
    Inventors: Katsumi Arai, Hiroshi Akimoto, Fumiki Yamada, Toshiyuki Shimoda
  • Publication number: 20180097294
    Abstract: A fixing method for fixing a terminal to a conductive pattern with a brazing filler metal disposed therebetween includes: a first step of disposing the brazing filler metal on the conductive pattern; a second step of bringing the terminal into contact with the brazing filler metal; and a third step of forming a penetrating hole in the terminal by irradiating a laser beam onto the terminal. In the third step, the laser beam is irradiated onto the terminal in such a manner that the penetrating hole is filled with the brazing filler metal melted by the irradiation of the laser beam.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2017
    Publication date: April 5, 2018
    Applicant: Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takushi YOSHIDA, Hiroshi AKIMOTO, Yosuke SEKI
  • Patent number: 9812809
    Abstract: A waterproof connector includes a housing made of a material in which reinforcing filler pieces are dispersed in an insulating resin, and a conductive member formed integrally with the housing, the conductive member having a connector connecting section exposed from the housing and connected to a counter connector, a board connecting section exposed from the housing and connected to a board, and a fixed section connecting the connector connecting section and the board connecting section and embedded in the housing, a waterproof shaped section for blocking entry of water along an interface between the fixed section and the housing being formed at a surface of the fixed section, the waterproof shaped section including at least one groove having an opening width smaller than a size of each of the reinforcing filler pieces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: JAPAN AVIATION ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Katsumi Arai, Hiroshi Akimoto, Fumiki Yamada, Toshiyuki Shimoda
  • Patent number: 9812810
    Abstract: A waterproof connector includes a housing made of an insulating resin and having a counter connector accommodating section and one or more contacts formed integrally with the housing, the housing having at least one contact adhesion generating recess that is formed in a bottom section of the counter connector accommodating section to communicate with an inside of the counter connector accommodating section and that allows an adhesion force directed to a contact-side fixed section of each of the one or more contacts to be generated at a portion of the housing in contact with the contact-side fixed section by means of water pressure occurring when the inside of the counter connector accommodating section is immersed in water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Limited
    Inventors: Katsumi Arai, Hiroshi Akimoto, Fumiki Yamada, Toshiyuki Shimoda
  • Patent number: 9735501
    Abstract: A magnetic connector has a connector body including a magnet, a plurality of connection terminals that are arranged and fixed on the connector body so as to correspond to a plurality of contact patterns of a connection object, and a plurality of attracted members that are formed of magnetic substance, are arranged and fixed on a support member having a sheet-like shape and flexibility so as to correspond to the plurality of contact patterns of the connection object and are, via the connection object on which the plurality of contact patterns are arranged to face the plurality of connection terminals, attracted toward the connector body due to magnetic force whereby the plurality of contact patterns are pressed against the plurality of connection terminals and thereby connected to the plurality of connection terminals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: JAPAN AVIATION ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Keisuke Nakamura, Hiroshi Akimoto, Seiya Takahashi
  • Publication number: 20170214172
    Abstract: A waterproof connector includes a housing made of an insulating resin and having a counter connector accommodating section and one or more contacts formed integrally with the housing, the housing having at least one contact adhesion generating recess that is formed in a bottom section of the counter connector accommodating section to communicate with an inside of the counter connector accommodating section and that allows an adhesion force directed to a contact-side fixed section of each of the one or more contacts to be generated at a portion of the housing in contact with the contact-side fixed section by means of water pressure occurring when the inside of the counter connector accommodating section is immersed in water.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2017
    Publication date: July 27, 2017
    Inventors: Katsumi ARAI, Hiroshi AKIMOTO, Fumiki YAMADA, Toshiyuki SHIMODA
  • Publication number: 20170207569
    Abstract: A waterproof connector includes a housing made of a material in which reinforcing filler pieces are dispersed in an insulating resin, and a conductive member formed integrally with the housing, the conductive member having a connector connecting section exposed from the housing and connected to a counter connector, a board connecting section exposed from the housing and connected to a board, and a fixed section connecting the connector connecting section and the board connecting section and embedded in the housing, a waterproof shaped section for blocking entry of water along an interface between the fixed section and the housing being formed at a surface of the fixed section, the waterproof shaped section including at least one groove having an opening width smaller than a size of each of the reinforcing filler pieces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2017
    Publication date: July 20, 2017
    Inventors: Katsumi ARAI, Hiroshi AKIMOTO, Fumiki YAMADA, Toshiyuki SHIMODA
  • Patent number: 9711873
    Abstract: A crimp terminal has a crimp barrel which is crimped onto a core wire of a cable. The crimp barrel has an inner surface in which a plurality of cavities which are independent from one another is formed. Each of the cavities has a predetermined shape in a plane orthogonal to a depth direction thereof before the crimp barrel is crimped onto a core wire. The predetermined shape has at least two straight portions and a concave curved portion connecting the straight portions. The concave curved portion is indented inward of the predetermined shape. A plurality of the concave curved portions which are close to each other and included respectively in the predetermined shapes distinct from each other is arranged on an identical imaginary circle or rounded rectangular.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignee: JAPAN AVIATION ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Daisuke Tanaka, Takashi Ookawa, Kiyohito Koide, Hiroshi Akimoto, Takaichi Teramoto, Kazuomi Sato, Hiroki Yokohama, Nobuhisa Todo
  • Publication number: 20170194735
    Abstract: A waterproof connector includes a housing made of an insulating resin, and a conductive member formed integrally with the housing, the conductive member having a connector connecting section exposed from the housing, a board connecting section exposed from the housing, and a fixed section connecting embedded in the housing, a waterproof shaped section for blocking entry of water along an interface between the fixed section and the housing being formed at a surface of the fixed section, the waterproof shaped section having a protrusion that protrudes outwardly from the surface of the fixed section and a groove that is adjacent to the protrusion and is dented inwardly from the surface of the fixed section, with a top of the protrusion and a bottom of the groove adjacent to the protrusion being connected by a barrier surface inclined or perpendicular to the surface of the fixed section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Publication date: July 6, 2017
    Inventors: Katsumi ARAI, Hiroshi AKIMOTO, Fumiki YAMADA, Toshiyuki SHIMODA
  • Publication number: 20170187127
    Abstract: A crimp terminal has a crimp barrel which is crimped onto a core wire of a cable. The crimp barrel has an inner surface in which a plurality of cavities which are independent from one another is formed. Each of the cavities has a predetermined shape in a plane orthogonal to a depth direction thereof before the crimp barrel is crimped onto a core wire. The predetermined shape has at least two straight portions and a concave curved portion connecting the straight portions. The concave curved portion is indented inward of the predetermined shape. A plurality of the concave curved portions which are close to each other and included respectively in the predetermined shapes distinct from each other is arranged on an identical imaginary circle or rounded rectangular.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2016
    Publication date: June 29, 2017
    Applicant: JAPAN AVIATION ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Daisuke TANAKA, Takashi OOKAWA, Kiyohito KOIDE, Hiroshi AKIMOTO, Takaichi TERAMOTO, Kazuomi SATO, Hiroki YOKOHAMA, Nobuhisa TODO