Patents by Inventor Hiroyoshi Kawanishi

Hiroyoshi Kawanishi 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: 9887724
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus is disclosed. An electronic apparatus comprises a housing, a press switch, an operation button, a bonding member, and a watertight member. The housing has a front surface on which a cover panel is located and has a side surface in which a through hole is formed. The press switch is located in the housing and has a press surface facing the through hole. The operation button is a button for pressing the press switch. The bonding member has watertightness and has a portion that surrounds a circumference of one opening of the through hole. The watertight member is located between the press switch and the operation button and is bonded to the housing with the bonding member such that the watertight member blocks the one opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2018
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventors: Daisuke Takahashi, Hiroyoshi Kawanishi
  • Patent number: 9864505
    Abstract: A portable electronic device includes a touch input apparatus including a touch panel installed on a surface of a display, the touch panel has a lead part projecting at the end of a detecting section, which includes a matrix area A where X value detection lines and Y value detection lines are arranged in matrix, and a lead area B where a plurality of lead lines extending from the matrix area A in the same direction as the X value detection lines to reach the lead part are arranged, wherein a first touch input section is formed by the matrix area A of the touch panel, and a second touch input section is formed by the lead area B.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignee: KYOCERA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hiroyoshi Kawanishi
  • Publication number: 20170280572
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a housing including a through hole, a sheet which is impermeable to water, permeable to air, and located to cover the through hole, and a cover which is attached to the housing and partially covers an outer surface of the housing while the cover covers the through hole. The housing includes a first portion not covered with the cover even while the cover is attached to the housing. The cover and the housing include at least one recess and at least one projection which can be fitted to the recess, in any of them respectively, so as to function as a shield in at least a part between the first portion and the through hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2017
    Publication date: September 28, 2017
    Inventor: Hiroyoshi KAWANISHI
  • Patent number: 9742888
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a case, a panel which includes a first surface including a contour line and is held by the case such that the first surface faces outward, the contour line being provided with a first recess, a first component located in the case, and a cover which is provided with a through hole or a cut for communication between the first component and the outside and is located to hide the first recess when the first surface is two-dimensionally viewed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventors: Shuhei Hisano, Hiroyoshi Kawanishi, Hayato Mizuno
  • Patent number: 9693473
    Abstract: A cover panel made of sapphire is provided on a surface of an electronic apparatus. The cover panel includes a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. An operation button is positioned in a hole provided in the cover panel. A case supports the second surface of the cover panel. The case supports and covers an edge of the hole of the second surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: Kyocera Corporation
    Inventors: Kouta Hibino, Hiroyoshi Kawanishi
  • Patent number: 9621217
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus comprises a display unit and a first cover member that is located on a surface of the electronic apparatus and includes a layer made of sapphire. The first cover member has a first surface opposed to a display surface of the display unit and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The electronic apparatus includes an apparatus case to which the first cover member is mounted and accommodates the display unit. The second surface of the first cover member comprises an outline including first through sixth partial outlines. The electronic apparatus includes a second cover member and a fixing member that fixes said second cover member and said apparatus case to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: KYOCERA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Hiroyoshi Kawanishi
  • Patent number: 9496912
    Abstract: A cover panel made of sapphire is provided on a surface of electronic apparatus. The electronic apparatus includes a casing that supports a first area positioned in an edge area of the cover panel; a first component that is disposed so as to face a second area positioned further inside than the first area in the cover panel; and a supporting structure that supports a third area positioned between the first and second areas and separated from the first and second areas in the panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: KYOCERA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Mizuho Hidaka, Norikazu Morioka, Hiroyoshi Kawanishi
  • Patent number: 9490861
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus comprises a display unit and a first cover member that is located on a surface of the electronic apparatus and includes a layer made of sapphire. The first cover member has a first surface opposed to a display surface of the display unit and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The electronic apparatus includes an apparatus case to which the first cover member is mounted and accommodates the display unit. The second surface of the first cover member comprises an outline including first through sixth partial outlines. The electronic apparatus includes a second cover member and a fixing member that fixes said second cover member and said apparatus case to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2016
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventor: Hiroyoshi Kawanishi
  • Publication number: 20160277057
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus is disclosed. An electronic apparatus comprises a housing, a press switch, an operation button, a bonding member, and a watertight member. The housing has a front surface on which a cover panel is located and has a side surface in which a through hole is formed. The press switch is located in the housing and has a press surface facing the through hole. The operation button is a button for pressing the press switch. The bonding member has watertightness and has a portion that surrounds a circumference of one opening of the through hole. The watertight member is located between the press switch and the operation button and is bonded to the housing with the bonding member such that the watertight member blocks the one opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2016
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Inventors: Daisuke TAKAHASHI, Hiroyoshi KAWANISHI
  • Publication number: 20160241291
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus comprises a display unit and a first cover member that is located on a surface of the electronic apparatus and includes a layer made of sapphire. The first cover member has a first surface opposed to a display surface of the display unit and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The electronic apparatus includes an apparatus case to which the first cover member is mounted and accommodates the display unit. The second surface of the first cover member comprises an outline including first through sixth partial outlines. The electronic apparatus includes a second cover member and a fixing member that fixes said second cover member and said apparatus case to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Publication date: August 18, 2016
    Inventor: Hiroyoshi KAWANISHI
  • Publication number: 20160226548
    Abstract: A cover panel made of sapphire is provided on a surface of electronic apparatus. The electronic apparatus includes a casing that supports a first area positioned in an edge area of the cover panel; a first component that is disposed so as to face a second area positioned further inside than the first area in the cover panel; and a supporting structure that supports a third area positioned between the first and second areas and separated from the first and second areas in the panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2016
    Publication date: August 4, 2016
    Inventors: Mizuho HIDAKA, Norikazu MORIOKA, Hiroyoshi KAWANISHI
  • Patent number: 9357041
    Abstract: A cover panel made of sapphire is provided on a surface of electronic apparatus. The electronic apparatus includes a casing that supports a first area positioned in an edge area of the cover panel; a first component that is disposed so as to face a second area positioned further inside than the first area in the cover panel; and a supporting structure that supports a third area positioned between the first and second areas and separated from the first and second areas in the panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventors: Mizuho Hidaka, Norikazu Morioka, Hiroyoshi Kawanishi
  • Publication number: 20160020811
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus comprises a display unit and a first cover member that is located on a surface of the electronic apparatus and includes a layer made of sapphire. The first cover member has a first surface opposed to a display surface of the display unit and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The electronic apparatus includes an apparatus case to which the first cover member is mounted and accommodates the display unit. The second surface of the first cover member comprises an outline including first through sixth partial outlines. The electronic apparatus includes a second cover member and a fixing member that fixes said second cover member and said apparatus case to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Publication date: January 21, 2016
    Inventor: Hiroyoshi KAWANISHI
  • Publication number: 20150381780
    Abstract: A cover panel made of sapphire is provided on a surface of electronic apparatus. The electronic apparatus includes a casing that supports a first area positioned in an edge area of the cover panel; a first component that is disposed so as to face a second area positioned further inside than the first area in the cover panel; and a supporting structure that supports a third area positioned between the first and second areas and separated from the first and second areas in the panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2015
    Publication date: December 31, 2015
    Inventors: Mizuho HIDAKA, Norikazu MORIOKA, Hiroyoshi KAWANISHI
  • Patent number: 9176534
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus comprises a display unit and a first cover member that is located on a surface of the electronic apparatus and includes a layer made of sapphire. The first cover member has a first surface opposed to a display surface of the display unit and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The electronic apparatus includes an apparatus case to which the first cover member is mounted and accommodates the display unit. The second surface of the first cover member comprises an outline including first through sixth partial outlines. The electronic apparatus includes a second cover member and a fixing member that fixes said second cover member and said apparatus case to each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventor: Hiroyoshi Kawanishi
  • Patent number: 9136898
    Abstract: A cover panel made of sapphire is provided on a surface of electronic apparatus. The electronic apparatus includes a casing that supports a first area positioned in an edge area of the cover panel; a first component that is disposed so as to face a second area positioned further inside than the first area in the cover panel; and a supporting structure that supports a third area positioned between the first and second areas and separated from the first and second areas in the panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2015
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventors: Mizuho Hidaka, Norikazu Morioka, Hiroyoshi Kawanishi
  • Publication number: 20150180526
    Abstract: A cover panel made of sapphire is provided on a surface of electronic apparatus. The electronic apparatus includes a casing that supports a first area positioned in an edge area of the cover panel; a first component that is disposed so as to face a second area positioned further inside than the first area in the cover panel; and a supporting structure that supports a third area positioned between the first and second areas and separated from the first and second areas in the panel.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2014
    Publication date: June 25, 2015
    Inventors: Mizuho HIDAKA, Norikazu MORIOKA, Hiroyoshi KAWANISHI
  • Publication number: 20150181736
    Abstract: A cover panel made of sapphire is provided on a surface of an electronic apparatus. The cover panel includes a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. An operation button is positioned in a hole provided in the cover panel. A case supports the second surface of the cover panel. The case supports and covers an edge of the hole of the second surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2015
    Publication date: June 25, 2015
    Inventors: Kouta HIBINO, Hiroyoshi KAWANISHI
  • Publication number: 20150146361
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus comprises a display unit and a first cover member that is located on a surface of the electronic apparatus and includes a layer made of sapphire. The first cover member has a first surface opposed to a display surface of the display unit and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The electronic apparatus includes an apparatus case to which the first cover member is mounted and accommodates the display unit. The second surface of the first cover member comprises an outline including first through sixth partial outlines. The electronic apparatus includes a second cover member and a fixing member that fixes said second cover member and said apparatus case to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2015
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Inventor: Hiroyoshi KAWANISHI
  • Patent number: 9001503
    Abstract: A cover panel made of sapphire is provided on a surface of an electronic apparatus. The cover panel includes a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. An operation button is positioned in a hole provided in the cover panel. A case supports the second surface of the cover panel. The case supports and covers an edge of the hole of the second surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventors: Kouta Hibino, Hiroyoshi Kawanishi