Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Fukushima

Hiroshi Fukushima 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: 20220251447
    Abstract: Provided is an anti oxidant supply composition that enables replenishment of a rubber article with anti oxidant without taking a long time. An anti oxidant supply composition comprises: a base material and 5 mass % or more of anti oxidant, wherein a solubility parameter (SP value) of the base material is less than 7.8 (cal/cm3)1/2.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 11, 2020
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicant: BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION
    Inventors: Atsushi FUKUSHIMA, Hiroshi KANNO, Seiichi TAHARA, Takahiro MIURA, Tomohiro URATA
  • Patent number: 11398604
    Abstract: An organic electronic material containing a charge transport compound having a structural region represented by formula (I) and having a weight average molecular weight greater than 40,000. —Ar—X—Y—Z??(I) In the formula, Ar represents an arylene group or heteroarylene group of 2 to 30 carbon atoms, X represents a linking group, Y represents an aliphatic hydrocarbon group of 1 to 10 carbon atoms, and Z represents a substituted or unsubstituted polymerizable functional group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2022
    Assignee: SHOWA DENKO MATERIALS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kazuyuki Kamo, Naoki Asano, Hiroshi Takaira, Iori Fukushima, Shigeaki Funyuu
  • Publication number: 20220228064
    Abstract: Provided is an optically anisotropic layer having an excellent surface condition, with which an image display device having an excellent contrast can be manufactured; and an optical film, a polarizing plate, and an image display device, each having the optically anisotropic layer. The optically anisotropic layer is obtained by immobilizing a polymerizable liquid crystal composition including a polymerizable rod-shaped liquid crystal compound exhibiting a liquid crystal state of a smectic phase and an additive in a liquid crystal state of a smectic phase, in which a molecular length A (?) of the polymerizable rod-shaped liquid crystal compound, a layer interval B (?) of the smectic phase of the optically anisotropic layer, and a molecular length C (?) of the additive satisfy a relationship of Expression (1-1), 0.5×B?C?0.6×A . . . (1-1).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2022
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Masaaki SUZUKI, Yuki NAKAMURA, Shunya KATOH, Hiroshi INADA, Yuki FUKUSHIMA
  • Publication number: 20220228096
    Abstract: A cell scaffold material comprising a copolymer having a polylactic acid structural unit (A) and a polycarbonate structural unit (B). The polycarbonate structural unit (B) may include at least one unit having an alkoxyalkyloxycarbonyl group as a substituent. Also provided is a cell culture support comprising this cell scaffold material and a substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2020
    Publication date: July 21, 2022
    Applicant: Showa Denko Materials Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masayoshi Johmen, Masashi Oji, Hiroshi Ito, Kazuki Fukushima, Mai Sano
  • Patent number: 11385753
    Abstract: A switching unit of a touch panel device switches between a first connection state in which, among a plurality of drive wiring lines, a first drive wiring line and a second drive wiring line adjacent to each other are connected, and a second connection state in which, among the plurality of drive wiring lines, the first drive wiring lines adjacent to each other are connected to each other and the second drive wiring lines adjacent to each other are connected to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 12, 2022
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Sugita, Kazutoshi Kida, Hiroshi Fukushima
  • Publication number: 20220214484
    Abstract: An optical film, a polarizing plate, and an image display device, each having an optically anisotropic layer obtained by curing a polymerizable liquid crystal composition including immobilizing an alignment state of a rod-shaped liquid crystal compound (LCC) having reverse wavelength dispersibility and a monofunctional compound, in which the rod-shaped LCC has polymerizable groups P1 and P2, and three or more rings B1 selected from the group consisting of an aromatic ring and an alicyclic ring a1 atoms of the rod-shaped LCC and a2 atoms of the monofunctional compound having polymerizable group P3, satisfy a relationship of Expression (1): 0.2<a2/a1<0.55; b1 of the rings B1 contained in the rod-shaped LCC and a total b2 of the rings B2 and the aromatic rings Ar contained in the monofunctional compound satisfy a relationship of Expression (2): b2=b1×0.5 or b2=(b1+1)×0.5.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2022
    Publication date: July 7, 2022
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Corporation
    Inventors: Tatsuya IWASAKI, Toshikazu SUMI, Shunya KATOH, Hiroshi INADA, Yuki FUKUSHIMA
  • Publication number: 20220164060
    Abstract: A touch panel system includes an electrostatic capacitance type touch panel including a drive electrode, a position detection electrode, and a pressing force detection electrode; and a controller configured to provide a drive signal to the drive electrode and acquire a position signal value from the position detection electrode and a pressing force signal value from the pressing force detection electrode. The controller detects a position of a pointer based on the position signal value, and acquires a pressing force generated by the pointer based on a rate of change of a smoothed value of the pressing force value based on the pressing force signal value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 4, 2021
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Inventors: TAKUMA YAMAMOTO, HIROSHI FUKUSHIMA, KAZUTOSHI KIDA, TAKENORI MARUYAMA, SHINJI YAMAGISHI, YASUHIRO SUGITA
  • Patent number: 11340724
    Abstract: A display device includes a backlight, a touch detection electrode disposed to overlap a display region in which an image is displayed in a plan view, and an electrically conductive reflective member disposed closer to the backlight than a plurality of touch detection electrodes. Reflective members are disposed to overlap at least some of the plurality of touch detection electrodes in a plan view, are configured to reflect light from the backlight, and segmented from each other in a plan view.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kazutoshi Kida, Yasuhiro Sugita, Hiroshi Fukushima, Kiyoshi Minoura
  • Patent number: 11316246
    Abstract: There are provided an antenna device with improved antenna performance while suppressing a decrease in yield and a decrease in viewability, and a display device including the same. The antenna device includes an antenna substrate, a first antenna pattern formed on a first main surface of the antenna substrate, and a second antenna pattern formed on a second main surface opposite to the first main surface of the antenna substrate. The first antenna pattern and the second antenna pattern are formed such that positions on the front and back of the antenna substrate coincide with each other, and at least a part of the antenna substrate is transparent to transmit an image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shinji Yamagishi, Hiroshi Fukushima, Yasuhiro Sugita, Kazutoshi Kida, Takenori Maruyama, Jean Mugiraneza, Takuma Yamamoto, Yukio Mizuno
  • Publication number: 20220100324
    Abstract: A touch panel including a sense electrode having a rectangular shape extending in a first direction and including a first sense electrode and a second sense electrode, and a drive electrode having a rectangular shape extending in a second direction intersecting with the first direction on the sense electrode and including a first drive electrode having a shielding property against electric field components. The first drive electrode is positioned covering at least a part of the first sense electrode in a planar view in which the sense electrode is viewed from the drive electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2021
    Publication date: March 31, 2022
    Inventors: KAZUTOSHI KIDA, YASUHIRO SUGITA, HIROSHI FUKUSHIMA
  • Publication number: 20220075471
    Abstract: A display device includes a backlight, a touch detection electrode disposed to overlap a display region in which an image is displayed in a plan view, and an electrically conductive reflective member disposed closer to the backlight than a plurality of touch detection electrodes. Reflective members are disposed to overlap at least some of the plurality of touch detection electrodes in a plan view, are configured to reflect light from the backlight, and segmented from each other in a plan view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 20, 2021
    Publication date: March 10, 2022
    Inventors: KAZUTOSHI KIDA, YASUHIRO SUGITA, HIROSHI FUKUSHIMA, KIYOSHI MINOURA
  • Publication number: 20220050555
    Abstract: A touch panel includes a first substrate and a second substrate. The touch panel includes a drive electrode formed on a surface of the first substrate, a position sensor electrode and a pressing force sensor electrode formed on a surface of the second substrate, a position sensor wiring line that connects the position sensor electrode to a terminal portion, a pressing force sensor wiring line that connects the pressing force sensor electrode to the terminal portion, and a shield wiring line disposed between the position sensor wiring line and the pressing force sensor wiring line in a plan view.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2021
    Publication date: February 17, 2022
    Inventors: TAKENORI MARUYAMA, KAZUTOSHI KIDA, SHINJI YAMAGISHI, TAKUMA YAMAMOTO, YASUHIRO SUGITA, HIROSHI FUKUSHIMA
  • Publication number: 20220019316
    Abstract: A switching unit of a touch panel device switches between a first connection state in which, among a plurality of drive wiring lines, a first drive wiring line and a second drive wiring line adjacent to each other are connected, and a second connection state in which, among the plurality of drive wiring lines, the first drive wiring lines adjacent to each other are connected to each other and the second drive wiring lines adjacent to each other are connected to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2021
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Inventors: YASUHIRO SUGITA, KAZUTOSHI KIDA, HIROSHI FUKUSHIMA
  • Patent number: 11133591
    Abstract: An antenna device includes antenna portions arranged side by side in columns with a partial overlap between the antenna portions next to each other, and common lines each connected to and shared by a set of the antenna portions not overlapping each other to collectively activate the set of the antenna portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takuma Yamamoto, Takenori Maruyama, Kazutoshi Kida, Shinji Yamagishi, Jean Mugiraneza, Hiroshi Fukushima, Yasuhiro Sugita, Yukio Mizuno
  • Publication number: 20210191477
    Abstract: A display device includes a display unit including a pixel circuit, an antenna including at least one antenna element that is flat, a noise barrier plate made of metal or magnetic substance, and a casing having a bottom made of metal or resin. The at least one antenna element is disposed under the display unit, the noise barrier plate is disposed under the at least one antenna element, and the bottom is disposed under the noise barrier plate, where a direction for the display unit to display an image is defined as an upper side, where another direction opposite to the direction is defined as a lower side.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2020
    Publication date: June 24, 2021
    Inventors: SHINJI YAMAGISHI, KAZUTOSHI KIDA, TAKENORI MARUYAMA, TAKUMA YAMAMOTO, Jean de Dieu B. MUGIRANEZA, YASUHIRO SUGITA, HIROSHI FUKUSHIMA
  • Patent number: 11018420
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel displaying an image, a transparent antenna substrate arranged on one surface of the display panel and having transparency, a first conductive film having a mesh shape and arranged on a surface of the transparent antenna substrate opposite to the display panel, and a second conductive film having a mesh shape and arranged on a surface of the transparent antenna substrate facing the display panel. The first conductive film includes an antenna body portion having a thin film pattern and insulated from a surrounding portion by a slit, and the antenna body portion constitutes a transparent antenna performing wireless communication with an external communication device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2021
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takenori Maruyama, Kazutoshi Kida, Shinji Yamagishi, Jean Mugiraneza, Takuma Yamamoto, Yukio Mizuno, Yasuhiro Sugita, Hiroshi Fukushima, Hidetsugu Kawamori
  • Patent number: 10981478
    Abstract: A seat for vehicle includes a seat cushion and a seat back. A seat back frame of the seat back includes a right side frame, a left side frame, a lower frame, and an upper frame. The upper frame includes a first upper frame and a second upper frame, the first upper frame having a cross-sectional shape of a U-shape opening downward, the second upper frame having a cross-sectional shape of a U-shape opening downward, and a closed cross section is configured by vertically overlaying the first upper frame and the second upper frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: TACHI-S CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hidekazu Kubota, Masaru Kaneko, Hiroshi Fukushima
  • Patent number: 10817073
    Abstract: An electronic device capable of detecting a rotation amount of a dial without depending on a mechanism is achieved. A ring-like shape dial surrounds a peripheral edge of an electrostatic type touch panel, the dial includes a conductive pattern, which is formed of a conductive material, on an inner surface facing the touch panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Tomohiro Kimura, Kohji Fujiwara, Hiroshi Fukushima
  • Publication number: 20200295435
    Abstract: There are provided an antenna device with improved antenna performance while suppressing a decrease in yield and a decrease in viewability, and a display device including the same. The antenna device includes an antenna substrate, a first antenna pattern formed on a first main surface of the antenna substrate, and a second antenna pattern formed on a second main surface opposite to the first main surface of the antenna substrate. The first antenna pattern and the second antenna pattern are formed such that positions on the front and back of the antenna substrate coincide with each other, and at least a part of the antenna substrate is transparent to transmit an image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: SHINJI YAMAGISHI, HIROSHI FUKUSHIMA, YASUHIRO SUGITA, KAZUTOSHI KIDA, TAKENORI MARUYAMA, JEAN MUGIRANEZA, TAKUMA YAMAMOTO, YUKIO MIZUNO
  • Publication number: 20200235477
    Abstract: An antenna device includes antenna portions arranged side by side in columns with a partial overlap between the antenna portions next to each other, and common lines each connected to and shared by a set of the antenna portions not overlapping each other to collectively activate the set of the antenna portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: TAKUMA YAMAMOTO, TAKENORI MARUYAMA, KAZUTOSHI KIDA, SHINJI YAMAGISHI, JEAN MUGIRANEZA, HIROSHI FUKUSHIMA, YASUHIRO SUGITA, YUKIO MIZUNO