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).

  • 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
  • Publication number: 20150054890
    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: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Publication date: February 26, 2015
    Inventors: Hiroshi Takeuchi, Hiroyuki Yoda, Kenji Oshima, Yoshisada Aoki, Satoshi Shimizu, Kazutoshi Sakamoto, Nobuhisa Nomoto
  • Publication number: 20150035914
    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: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2013
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Inventors: Hiroshi Takeuchi, Hiroyuki Yoda, Kenji Oshima, Yoshisada Aoki, Satoshi Shimizu, Kazutoshi Sakamoto, Nobuhisa Nomoto
  • Patent number: 8851640
    Abstract: An ink jet recording apparatus includes a head unit, a discharge port including a region where a recording medium on which a recording is performed by the recording head is discharged and an ink tube having flexibility, that is connected to the head unit and leads the ink from an ink containing unit. The ink tube protrudes to the outside of the apparatus from discharge port side of the front surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Takeuchi, Hiroyuki Yoda, Kenji Oshima, Yoshisada Aoki, Satoshi Shimizu, Kazutoshi Sakamoto, Nobuhisa Nomoto
  • Publication number: 20140253646
    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: March 7, 2014
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasunori Koike, Hiroyuki Yoda
  • Publication number: 20140253643
    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: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2014
    Publication date: September 11, 2014
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki YODA, Toru NAKAZAWA
  • Patent number: 8770579
    Abstract: A recording apparatus includes a holding unit that holds a recorded recording medium in a standing posture, a roller that sends the recording medium to the holding unit, and a restricting unit that restricts the position of the recording medium not to be in contact with the roller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 8, 2014
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Sanshiro Takeshita, Takehiko Saito, Hidenao Suzuki, Hiroyuki Yoda
  • Patent number: 8746858
    Abstract: A recording apparatus includes a paper supply tray 31 that is provided on an upstream side of a transport direction in which recording paper P is transported, and which can feed the recording paper P from a first aperture portion 21 provided in a housing 20, a guide member 33, which is provided in the paper supply tray 31 wall surface portion 21a of the housing 20, and an ink tube 50 that passes through gap sections S1 and S2 between the guide member 33 and the wall surface portion and supplies ink from an ink accommodation portion 60 which is provided outside the housing 20 to a recording head 43 that is attached to a carriage 41.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2014
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Takeuchi, Hiroyuki Yoda, Kenji Oshima, Yoshisada Aoki, Satoshi Shimizu, Kazutoshi Sakamoto, Nobuhisa Nomoto
  • Publication number: 20130235126
    Abstract: An ink jet recording apparatus includes a head unit, a discharge port including a region where a recording medium on which a recording is performed by the recording head is discharged and an ink tube having flexibility, that is connected to the head unit and leads the ink from an ink containing unit. The ink tube protrudes to the outside of the apparatus from discharge port side of the front surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2013
    Publication date: September 12, 2013
    Applicant: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Takeuchi, Hiroyuki Yoda, Kenji Oshima, Yoshisada Aoki, Satoshi Shimizu, Kazutoshi Sakamoto, Nobuhisa Nomoto
  • Patent number: 8528897
    Abstract: A recording apparatus includes: a holding unit that holds the recorded recording medium fed out from the medium discharge unit in a standing position; and a medium pressing unit that protrudes to the holding unit with respect to a virtual surface in the feeding-out direction of the recording medium by the nip roller of the medium discharge unit, opposite to the holding unit, and presses the recorded recording medium fed out from the medium discharge unit against the holding unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2013
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Sanshiro Takeshita, Takehiko Saito, Hidenao Suzuki, Hiroyuki Yoda
  • Patent number: 8420522
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a plurality of electrode layers provided at designated positions of a semiconductor substrate, an organic insulation film formed on the semiconductor substrate by selectively exposing designated areas of the electrode layers, and projection electrodes for outside connection, the projection electrodes being formed on the designated areas of the electrode layers. Thickness of the organic insulation film situated in the vicinity of the periphery of the projection electrodes is greater than thickness of the organic insulation film situated between the projection electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 25, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2013
    Assignee: Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited
    Inventors: Masamitsu Ikumo, Hiroyuki Yoda, Eiji Watanabe
  • Patent number: 8382091
    Abstract: A recording apparatus includes a recording section that performs recording on a recording medium, a housing that stores the recording section, a recording medium cassette that is detachably mounted on the housing and has a cassette body that holds the recording medium in the vertical position, and a holder that holds the recording medium that has been fed from the cassette body and has been recorded in the recording section on the outer surface of the cassette body in the vertical position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2013
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Yoda, Takehiko Saito, Sanshiro Takeshita, Hidenao Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20120205858
    Abstract: A recording apparatus includes: a holding unit that holds the recorded recording medium fed out from the medium discharge unit in a standing position; and a medium pressing unit that protrudes to the holding unit with respect to a virtual surface in the feeding-out direction of the recording medium by the nip roller of the medium discharge unit, opposite to the holding unit, and presses the recorded recording medium fed out from the medium discharge unit against the holding unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2012
    Publication date: August 16, 2012
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sanshiro TAKESHITA, Takehiko SAITO, Hidenao SUZUKI, Hiroyuki YODA
  • Publication number: 20120193865
    Abstract: A recording apparatus includes a holding unit that holds a recorded recording medium in a standing posture, a roller that sends the recording medium to the holding unit, and a restricting unit that restricts the position of the recording medium not to be in contact with the roller.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2012
    Publication date: August 2, 2012
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sanshiro Takeshita, Takehiko Saito, Hidenao Suzuki, Hiroyuki Yoda
  • Publication number: 20120193864
    Abstract: A recording apparatus includes a recording section that performs recording on a recording medium, a housing that stores the recording section, a recording medium cassette that is detachably mounted on the housing and has a cassette body that holds the recording medium in the vertical position, and a holder that holds the recording medium that has been fed from the cassette body and has been recorded in the recording section on the outer surface of the cassette body in the vertical position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2012
    Publication date: August 2, 2012
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Yoda, Takehiko Saito, Sanshiro Takeshita, Hidenao Suzuki
  • Publication number: 20120129335
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a semiconductor device including the following steps: forming an insulator layer over a first conductor over a semiconductor substrate; forming a barrier layer to coat the surface of the insulator layer; forming a second conductor over the barrier layer; melting the second conductor in an atmosphere containing either hydrogen or carboxylic acid in a condition that the surface of the insulator layer over the first conductor is coated with the barrier layer; and removing the barrier layer partially from the surface of the insulator layer with the second conductor as a mask.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2011
    Publication date: May 24, 2012
    Applicant: FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED
    Inventors: Masamitsu IKUMO, Hiroyuki Yoda, Yoshito Akutagawa
  • Patent number: 8172222
    Abstract: Provided is a stacking mechanism that includes a paper feed tray including a paper inlet through which a recording medium to undergo a recording process is to be supplied; a paper output tray on which the recording medium that has undergone the recording process and been transported is to be stacked, the paper output tray being superposed on the paper feed tray; a pivotal shaft that allows the paper output tray to pivot with respect to the paper feed tray so as to expose the paper inlet of the paper feed tray; and a lock mechanism that locks the paper output tray displaced about the pivotal shaft, at a predetermined position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2012
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Yoda, Shigeto Omatsu
  • Patent number: 8093148
    Abstract: A method for manufacturing semiconductor device which includes forming a first metal film over an electrode pad disposed on a substrate, forming a second metal film on the first metal film, forming a first oxide film on a surface of the first metal film and a second oxide film on a surface of the second metal film by oxidizing the surfaces of the first metal film and the second metal film, removing the first oxide film, and melting the second metal film after removing the first oxide film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2012
    Assignee: Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited
    Inventors: Yutaka Makino, Masamitsu Ikumo, Hiroyuki Yoda
  • Patent number: D647958
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2011
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Ichiro Yoshioka, Hiroto Miyauchi, Takashi Matsuki, Hiroyuki Yoda
  • Patent number: D648377
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2011
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroto Miyauchi, Ichiro Yoshioka, Hiroyuki Yoda, Takashi Matsuki