Patents by Inventor Hiroyuki Yoda

Hiroyuki Yoda 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: 11104142
    Abstract: A liquid ejecting apparatus includes a transport section which transports a medium in a transport direction, a liquid ejecting head which ejects a liquid onto the medium, a carriage which supports the liquid ejecting head, a liquid storage container which stores the liquid to be supplied to the liquid ejecting head, and an discharge section which discharges the medium onto which the liquid is ejected. The liquid ejecting apparatus further includes a holding section which holds a waste liquid box configured to store the liquid eliminated from the liquid ejecting head as a waste liquid. The holding section is disposed at a position downstream of the carriage in the transport direction and above the discharge section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Yoda, Shintaro Komuro
  • Publication number: 20200290381
    Abstract: A liquid ejecting apparatus includes a transport section which transports a medium in a transport direction, a liquid ejecting head which ejects a liquid onto the medium, a carriage which supports the liquid ejecting head, a liquid storage container which stores the liquid to be supplied to the liquid ejecting head, and an discharge section which discharges the medium onto which the liquid is ejected. The liquid ejecting apparatus further includes a holding section which holds a waste liquid box configured to store the liquid eliminated from the liquid ejecting head as a waste liquid. The holding section is disposed at a position downstream of the carriage in the transport direction and above the discharge section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: Hiroyuki YODA, Shintaro KOMURO
  • Publication number: 20200028401
    Abstract: A rotary electric machine and a turbine system including a housing, and a hydrogen generator arranged into or on the housing. The hydrogen generator electrolytically generates hydrogen from water. The hydrogen generator supplies the hydrogen into the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicants: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoyuki Takahashi, Ken Nagakura, Hiroyuki Yoda, Daisuke Murata, Hiroshi Kawakami, Junichi Mori, Masahiro Seki
  • Patent number: 10120327
    Abstract: A recording apparatus includes a recording mechanism unit, an opening/closing unit that is rotatably coupled to the recording mechanism unit in an upper portion of the recording mechanism unit, an operation unit which is arranged to face a circumferential edge of the opening/closing unit and is able to have a coupling state in which the operation unit and the opening/closing unit are coupled together and a released state in which the coupling state is released, a cable that connects a control unit with the operation unit, and a support means which is provided in the recording mechanism unit and which supports the operation unit that is in the released state and is connected to the control unit by the cable in a state in which a distance between the operation unit and the circumferential edge of the opening/closing unit is greater than that in the coupling state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Shiohara, Satoshi Iwaya, Koji Migita, Hiroyuki Yoda
  • Patent number: 9944101
    Abstract: To optimize an arrangement route for a tube arranged between an ink tank and a carriage, when arranging the ink tank outside an ink jet printer main body. A liquid ejecting apparatus includes a liquid ejecting apparatus main body 2 ejecting a liquid onto a recording medium from a liquid ejecting head mounted on a carriage; a liquid containing body 110 arranged inside the liquid ejecting apparatus main body 2; and a liquid supply tube 120 arranged between the liquid containing body 110 and the carriage, in which an inner space S is provided which is formed from the liquid ejecting head and a discharge port including a region where the recording medium is discharged, and the liquid containing body 110 is arranged in the inner space S.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Takeuchi, Hiroyuki Yoda, Kenji Oshima, Yoshisada Aoki, Satoshi Shimizu, Kazutoshi Sakamoto, Nobuhisa Nomoto
  • Patent number: 9944100
    Abstract: To optimize an arrangement route for a tube arranged between an ink tank and a carriage, when arranging the ink tank outside an ink jet printer main body. A liquid ejecting apparatus includes a liquid ejecting apparatus main body 2 ejecting a liquid onto a recording medium from a liquid ejecting head mounted on a carriage; a liquid containing body 110 arranged inside the liquid ejecting apparatus main body 2; and a liquid supply tube 120 arranged between the liquid containing body 110 and the carriage, in which an inner space S is provided which is formed from the liquid ejecting head and a discharge port including a region where the recording medium is discharged, and the liquid containing body 110 is arranged in the inner space S.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Takeuchi, Hiroyuki Yoda, Kenji Oshima, Yoshisada Aoki, Satoshi Shimizu, Kazutoshi Sakamoto, Nobuhisa Nomoto
  • Publication number: 20170192385
    Abstract: A recording apparatus includes a recording mechanism unit, an opening/closing unit that is rotatably coupled to the recording mechanism unit in an upper portion of the recording mechanism unit, an operation unit which is arranged to face a circumferential edge of the opening/closing unit and is able to have a coupling state in which the operation unit and the opening/closing unit are coupled together and a released state in which the coupling state is released, a cable that connects a control unit with the operation unit, and a support means which is provided in the recording mechanism unit and which supports the operation unit that is in the released state and is connected to the control unit by the cable in a state in which a distance between the operation unit and the circumferential edge of the opening/closing unit is greater than that in the coupling state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Publication date: July 6, 2017
    Inventors: Hiroshi SHIOHARA, Satoshi IWAYA, Koji MIGITA, Hiroyuki YODA
  • Publication number: 20170028732
    Abstract: A case includes a main receptacle body that accommodates an ink accommodating body which accommodates ink. A first tube support portion and second to fourth tube support portions that guide connection tubes that are connected to the ink accommodating bodies, respectively, are provided on an internal surface of the main receptacle body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2016
    Publication date: February 2, 2017
    Inventors: Yasunori Koike, Hiroyuki Yoda
  • Patent number: 9493005
    Abstract: A case includes a main receptacle body that accommodates an ink accommodating body which accommodates ink. A first tube support portion and second to fourth tube support portions that guide connection tubes that are connected to the ink accommodating bodies, respectively, are provided on an internal surface of the main receptacle body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Yasunori Koike, Hiroyuki Yoda
  • Patent number: 9409403
    Abstract: A case includes a main receptacle body that accommodates an ink accommodating body which accommodates ink. A first tube support portion and second to fourth tube support portions that guide connection tubes that are connected to the ink accommodating bodies, respectively, are provided on an internal surface of the main receptacle body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Yasunori Koike, Hiroyuki Yoda
  • Publication number: 20160200123
    Abstract: To optimize an arrangement route for a tube arranged between an ink tank and a carriage, when arranging the ink tank outside an ink jet printer main body. A liquid ejecting apparatus includes a liquid ejecting apparatus main body 2 ejecting a liquid onto a recording medium from a liquid ejecting head mounted on a carriage; a liquid containing body 110 arranged inside the liquid ejecting apparatus main body 2; and a liquid supply tube 120 arranged between the liquid containing body 110 and the carriage, in which an inner space S is provided which is formed from the liquid ejecting head and a discharge port including a region where the recording medium is discharged, and the liquid containing body 110 is arranged in the inner space S.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Publication date: July 14, 2016
    Inventors: Hiroshi TAKEUCHI, Hiroyuki YODA, Kenji OSHIMA, Yoshisada AOKI, Satoshi SHIMIZU, Kazutoshi SAKAMOTO, Nobuhisa NOMOTO
  • Patent number: 9327506
    Abstract: A case includes a main receptacle body that accommodates an ink accommodating body which accommodates ink. A first tube support portion and second to fourth tube support portions that guide connection tubes that are connected to the ink accommodating bodies, respectively, are provided on an internal surface of the main receptacle body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2016
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Yasunori Koike, Hiroyuki Yoda
  • Patent number: 9315031
    Abstract: Provided is a recording apparatus allowing for a reduction in size of an ink jet recording apparatus. An ink jet recording apparatus includes a head unit that has a recording head which ejects ink and a relay adapter which relays an ink accommodating portion where ink is accommodated with the recording head, and is movable in a scanning direction of the recording head, and an ink tube that is connected to the relay adapter, guides ink which is sent from the ink accommodating portion to the relay adapter, and has flexibility, in which a height difference is formed in an upper portion of an adapter accommodating portion, where the relay adapter is accommodated, of the head unit, and the ink tube extends outside the head unit by using a space between a high position and a low position of the adapter accommodating portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Takeuchi, Hiroyuki Yoda, Kenji Oshima, Yoshisada Aoki, Satoshi Shimizu, Kazutoshi Sakamoto, Nobuhisa Nomoto
  • Patent number: 9283765
    Abstract: A liquid containing body 110 arranged inside the liquid ejecting apparatus main body 2; and a liquid supply tube 120 arranged between the liquid containing body 110 and the carriage, in which an inner space S is provided which is formed from the liquid ejecting head and a discharge port including a region where the recording medium is discharged, and the liquid containing body 110 is arranged in the inner space S.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Takeuchi, Hiroyuki Yoda, Kenji Oshima, Yoshisada Aoki, Satoshi Shimizu, Kazutoshi Sakamoto, Nobuhisa Nomoto
  • Patent number: 9283783
    Abstract: A recording apparatus includes a body, an operation panel provided on a front surface of the body, a feeding cassette that accommodates sheets, removably mounted with respect to the body from the front surface of the body, and is configured such that a part thereof is protruded from body in a state of being mounted on the body, a recording section that is disposed inside the body and performs printing by ejecting ink onto a sheet transported from the feeding cassette, a discharging tray that is disposed on the feeding cassette and supports the sheet after printing is completed, and a body-side cover section that is provided in the body and covers both side surfaces of the feeding cassette.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Yoda, Masanori Nakata, Takeshi Aoki, Toshikazu Kotaka
  • Patent number: 9248653
    Abstract: Provided is an image forming system including a case that accommodates an ink accommodating body which accommodates ink, a connection tube through which ink within the ink accommodating body can be supplied, and an image forming apparatus that has an ink jet printer that can eject the ink supplied through the connection tube and a reading apparatus which a reading surface on which an original copy G that is arranged on the ink jet printer is read. Then, the case is arranged beside the image forming apparatus in such a manner that an upper surface of the case is matched with the reading surface in terms of height.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Yoda, Toru Nakazawa
  • Patent number: 9150025
    Abstract: An arrangement path of a tube arranged between an ink tank and a carriage is optimized in a case where the ink tank is arranged in an outer portion or the like of an ink jet printer main body. A liquid ejecting apparatus 1 includes a liquid ejecting apparatus main body 2 that ejects a liquid from a liquid ejecting head which is mounted on a carriage, a liquid accommodating body 110 that is arranged in an external area or the like of the liquid ejecting apparatus main body 2, and liquid supply tubes 120 that are arranged between the liquid accommodating body 110 and the carriage. The liquid ejecting apparatus further includes a paper discharge frame that is arranged along a scanning direction of the liquid ejecting head on a further forward side than the liquid ejecting head. A part of the liquid supply tubes 120 is fixed to a frame member paper discharge frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Takeuchi, Hiroyuki Yoda, Kenji Oshima, Yoshisada Aoki, Satoshi Shimizu, Kazutoshi Sakamoto, Nobuhisa Nomoto
  • Publication number: 20150258816
    Abstract: A recording apparatus includes a body, an operation panel provided on a front surface of the body, a feeding cassette that accommodates sheets, removably mounted with respect to the body from the front surface of the body, and is configured such that a part thereof is protruded from body in a state of being mounted on the body, a recording section that is disposed inside the body and performs printing by ejecting ink onto a sheet transported from the feeding cassette, a discharging tray that is disposed on the feeding cassette and supports the sheet after printing is completed, and a body-side cover section that is provided in the body and covers both side surfaces of the feeding cassette.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 11, 2015
    Publication date: September 17, 2015
    Inventors: Hiroyuki YODA, Masanori NAKATA, Takeshi AOKI, Toshikazu KOTAKA
  • Publication number: 20150224778
    Abstract: A case includes a main receptacle body that accommodates an ink accommodating body which accommodates ink. A first tube support portion and second to fourth tube support portions that guide connection tubes that are connected to the ink accommodating bodies, respectively, are provided on an internal surface of the main receptacle body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 27, 2015
    Publication date: August 13, 2015
    Inventors: Yasunori Koike, Hiroyuki Yoda
  • Publication number: 20150124026
    Abstract: To optimize an arrangement route for a tube arranged between an ink tank and a carriage, when arranging the ink tank outside an ink jet printer main body. A liquid ejecting apparatus includes a liquid ejecting apparatus main body 2 ejecting a liquid onto a recording medium from a liquid ejecting head mounted on a carriage; a liquid containing body 110 arranged inside the liquid ejecting apparatus main body 2; and a liquid supply tube 120 arranged between the liquid containing body 110 and the carriage, in which an inner space S is provided which is formed from the liquid ejecting head and a discharge port including a region where the recording medium is discharged, and the liquid containing body 110 is arranged in the inner space S.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 12, 2015
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Inventors: Hiroshi TAKEUCHI, Hiroyuki YODA, Kenji OSHIMA, Yoshisada AOKI, Satoshi SHIMIZU, Kazutoshi SAKAMOTO, Nobuhisa NOMOTO