Patents by Inventor Izumi Iida

Izumi Iida 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: 20200238538
    Abstract: A robot includes a movable unit that is movable in a first region and a second region. In a case where a first portion of the movable unit is positioned within the second region, a speed of the first portion is not 0 and is limited to a speed lower than the maximum speed of the first portion in a case where the first portion is positioned within the first region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Izumi IIDA, Hiroyuki KAWADA
  • Patent number: 10654172
    Abstract: A robot includes a movable unit that is movable in a first region and a second region. In a case where a first portion of the movable unit is positioned within the second region, a speed of the first portion is not 0 and is limited to a speed lower than the maximum speed of the first portion in a case where the first portion is positioned within the first region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Izumi Iida, Hiroyuki Kawada
  • Patent number: 10442084
    Abstract: A robot controlled by a controller includes a recording part that records sensor information on a sensor, and a transmission part that transmits the sensor information to the controller or an external apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Isamu Sejimo, Masaru Takahashi, Izumi Iida
  • Patent number: 10411564
    Abstract: A robot includes a driving unit, a flexible board including a power line that transmits electric power to the driving unit, and a choke coil connected to the power line. A band rejection filter is formed by parasitic capacitance, which is formed by the electric line, and the choke coil.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Takema Yamazaki, Izumi Iida, Shigenori Sasai
  • Patent number: 9975240
    Abstract: A robot includes a robot arm, a drive unit that drives the robot arm, a first control unit that controls drive of the drive unit, a plurality of detection units at least one of which is an angular velocity sensor as an inertial sensor, and a wiring unit that series-connects the plurality of detection units and the first control unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2018
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Takema Yamazaki, Izumi Iida, Munenori Sawada, Daisuke Sato, Isamu Sejimo, Shigenori Sasai
  • Publication number: 20180029221
    Abstract: A robot includes a manipulator, in which a handle for moving the manipulator can be attached and detached in a plurality of positions of the manipulator.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 26, 2017
    Publication date: February 1, 2018
    Inventors: Toshio TANAKA, Izumi IIDA, Masaru TAKAHASHI
  • Publication number: 20170326734
    Abstract: A robot includes a movable unit that is movable in a first region and a second region. In a case where a first portion of the movable unit is positioned within the second region, a speed of the first portion is not 0 and is limited to a speed lower than the maximum speed of the first portion in a case where the first portion is positioned within the first region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Publication date: November 16, 2017
    Inventors: Izumi IIDA, Hiroyuki KAWADA
  • Patent number: 9801272
    Abstract: A robot includes: a first member; a second member which is provided to be movable with respect to the first member; a connection wiring which is disposed on the first member; and a wiring board which is a flexible printed wiring board which includes a board wiring line connected to the connection wiring and is deformed according to movement of the second member with respect to the first member, in which the characteristic impedance of the connection wiring is included in a change range of the characteristic impedance of the board wiring line corresponding to the deformation of the wiring board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2017
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Izumi Iida
  • Patent number: 9713247
    Abstract: A robot includes: a wiring board which is a flexible printed wiring board including a first board wiring line through which current having a first frequency flows in a wiring direction and a second board wiring line through which current having a second frequency which is a frequency smaller than the first frequency flows in the wiring direction; and a shield board which is a flexible printed wiring board including a conductor and which is overlapped with the wiring board in a thickness direction, in which, in an orthogonal direction which is orthogonal to the wiring direction and the thickness direction, a first conductor edge which is one end portion of the conductor, the first board wiring line, the second board wiring line, a second conductor edge which is another end portion of the conductor are lined in this order, and a distance from the second conductor edge to the second board wiring line is shorter than a distance from the first conductor edge to the first board wiring line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 18, 2017
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Izumi Iida
  • Publication number: 20160236348
    Abstract: A robot includes: an arm; a driving source that pivots the arm; an angle sensor that detects a pivot angle and outputs pivot angle information; an inertia sensor that is attached to the arm and outputs inertial force information; a control command generating unit that outputs a control command defining rotational operation of the arm; a control conversion determining unit that determines whether the inertial force information is used when the driving source is controlled; and an arm operation control unit that performs a first control based on the control command, the pivot angle information, and the inertial force information, if the control conversion determining unit determines that the inertial force information should be used, and performs a second control based on the control command and the pivot angle information, if the control conversion determining unit determines that the inertial force information should not be used.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 28, 2016
    Publication date: August 18, 2016
    Inventors: Masaki MOTOYOSHI, Izumi IIDA
  • Publication number: 20160214257
    Abstract: A robot controlled by a controller includes a recording part that records sensor information on a sensor, and a transmission part that transmits the sensor information to the controller or an external apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Inventors: Isamu SEJIMO, Masaru TAKAHASHI, Izumi IIDA
  • Patent number: 9352464
    Abstract: A robot includes: an arm; a driving source that pivots the arm; an angle sensor that detects a pivot angle and outputs pivot angle information; an inertia sensor that is attached to the arm and outputs inertial force information; a control command generating unit that outputs a control command defining rotational operation of the arm; a control conversion determining unit that determines whether the inertial force information is used when the driving source is controlled; and an arm operation control unit that performs a first control based on the control command, the pivot angle information, and the inertial force information, if the control conversion determining unit determines that the inertial force information should be used, and performs a second control based on the control command and the pivot angle information, if the control conversion determining unit determines that the inertial force information should not be used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Masaki Motoyoshi, Izumi Iida
  • Publication number: 20160118866
    Abstract: A robot includes a driving unit, a flexible board including a power line that transmits electric power to the driving unit, and a choke coil connected to the power line. A band rejection filter is formed by parasitic capacitance, which is formed by the electric line, and the choke coil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2015
    Publication date: April 28, 2016
    Inventors: Takema YAMAZAKI, Izumi IIDA, Shigenori SASAI
  • Publication number: 20160120020
    Abstract: A robot includes: a first member; a second member which is provided to be movable with respect to the first member; a connection wiring which is disposed on the first member; and a wiring board which is a flexible printed wiring board which includes a board wiring line connected to the connection wiring and is deformed according to movement of the second member with respect to the first member, in which the characteristic impedance of the connection wiring is included in a change range of the characteristic impedance of the board wiring line corresponding to the deformation of the wiring board.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2015
    Publication date: April 28, 2016
    Inventor: Izumi IIDA
  • Publication number: 20160120021
    Abstract: A robot includes: a wiring board which is a flexible printed wiring board including a first board wiring line through which current having a first frequency flows in a wiring direction and a second board wiring line through which current having a second frequency which is a frequency smaller than the first frequency flows in the wiring direction; and a shield board which is a flexible printed wiring board including a conductor and which is overlapped with the wiring board in a thickness direction, in which, in an orthogonal direction which is orthogonal to the wiring direction and the thickness direction, a first conductor edge which is one end portion of the conductor, the first board wiring line, the second board wiring line, a second conductor edge which is another end portion of the conductor are lined in this order, and a distance from the second conductor edge to the second board wiring line is shorter than a distance from the first conductor edge to the first board wiring line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2015
    Publication date: April 28, 2016
    Inventor: Izumi IIDA
  • Publication number: 20160082592
    Abstract: A position control method for controlling a position of a movable portion, includes: performing control of allowing the movable portion to approach a predetermined position by moving the movable portion; and performing control of moving the movable portion to the predetermined position by moving the movable portion and detecting a relative position of the movable portion with respect to the predetermined position by using an imaging unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2015
    Publication date: March 24, 2016
    Inventor: Izumi IIDA
  • Patent number: 9221173
    Abstract: A position control method for controlling a position of a movable portion, includes: performing control of allowing the movable portion to approach a predetermined position by moving the movable portion; and performing control of moving the movable portion to the predetermined position by moving the movable portion and detecting a relative position of the movable portion with respect to the predetermined position by using an imaging unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Izumi Iida
  • Publication number: 20150209959
    Abstract: A position control method for controlling a position of a movable portion, includes: performing control of allowing the movable portion to approach a predetermined position by moving the movable portion; and performing control of moving the movable portion to the predetermined position by moving the movable portion and detecting a relative position of the movable portion with respect to the predetermined position by using an imaging unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2015
    Publication date: July 30, 2015
    Inventor: Izumi IIDA
  • Publication number: 20150127147
    Abstract: A robot includes a robot arm, a drive unit that drives the robot arm, a first control unit that controls drive of the drive unit, a plurality of detection units at least one of which is an angular velocity sensor as an inertial sensor, and a wiring unit that series-connects the plurality of detection units and the first control unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2014
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Inventors: Takema YAMAZAKI, Izumi IIDA, Munenori SAWADA, Daisuke SATO, Isamu SEJIMO, Shigenori SASAI
  • Patent number: 9020638
    Abstract: A position control method for controlling a position of a movable portion, includes: performing control of allowing the movable portion to approach a predetermined position by moving the movable portion; and performing control of moving the movable portion to the predetermined position by moving the movable portion and detecting a relative position of the movable portion with respect to the predetermined position by using an imaging unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Izumi Iida