Patents by Inventor Kei OTAGIRI

Kei OTAGIRI 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: 11962728
    Abstract: A reading device includes a body having a base on which a read target object is placed, a reader that reads the read target object placed on the base, a first attachment frame to which the reader is attached such that the reader is disposed above the base, an operation unit that is used for operating the device by touching, a second attachment frame to which the operation unit is attached such that the operation unit is disposed above the base and below the reader, and a body frame to which at least the first attachment frame is attached. The first attachment frame includes multiple frame portions extending upward at positions located away from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2024
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventor: Kei Otagiri
  • Publication number: 20240106956
    Abstract: A reading device includes: a housing including a transparent flat plate on an upper surface on which an object to be read is placed; a reading unit that reads information on the object to be read by coming into contact with a lower surface of the transparent flat plate inside the housing; a movement unit that causes the reading unit to move back and forth within a scan area inside the housing; and a motor that provides power to the movement unit inside the housing. The motor is disposed to overlap with the reading unit along upward and downward directions inside the housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2023
    Publication date: March 28, 2024
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventor: Kei OTAGIRI
  • Publication number: 20230396719
    Abstract: A reading device includes a body having a base on which a read target object is placed, a reader that reads the read target object placed on the base, a first attachment frame to which the reader is attached such that the reader is disposed above the base, an operation unit that is used for operating the device by touching, a second attachment frame to which the operation unit is attached such that the operation unit is disposed above the base and below the reader, and a body frame to which at least the first attachment frame is attached. The first attachment frame includes multiple frame portions extending upward at positions located away from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2023
    Publication date: December 7, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventor: Kei OTAGIRI
  • Patent number: 11736636
    Abstract: An image reading device includes a placement section on which a subject is placed, an image capturing unit that is disposed above the placement section and captures an image of the subject, an irradiating unit that is disposed above the placement section and irradiates the subject with light, and a display unit that is disposed between the placement section and the image capturing unit and between the placement section and the irradiating unit, the display unit being located at a position outside an image capturing range of the image capturing unit and an irradiation range of the irradiating unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Kenichi Ishikura, Takuya Ishikawa, Kei Otagiri
  • Patent number: 11729329
    Abstract: An image reading apparatus includes a reader configured to read an image, and a movable member that is movable when the reader is not reading the image, and configured to move within a region where a fixed member fixed above the reader is not present on a movement trajectory of the movable member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2023
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Kenichi Ishikura, Ryusuke Nakata, Kei Otagiri
  • Publication number: 20230053499
    Abstract: An image reading device includes a placement section on which a subject is placed, an image capturing unit that is disposed above the placement section and captures an image of the subject, an irradiating unit that is disposed above the placement section and irradiates the subject with light, and a display unit that is disposed between the placement section and the image capturing unit and between the placement section and the irradiating unit, the display unit being located at a position outside an image capturing range of the image capturing unit and an irradiation range of the irradiating unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2021
    Publication date: February 23, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Kenichi ISHIKURA, Takuya ISHIKAWA, Kei OTAGIRI
  • Publication number: 20230059440
    Abstract: An image reading apparatus includes a reader configured to read an image, and a movable member that is movable when the reader is not reading the image, and configured to move within a region where a fixed member fixed above the reader is not present on a movement trajectory of the movable member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 8, 2021
    Publication date: February 23, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Kenichi ISHIKURA, Ryusuke NAKATA, Kei OTAGIRI
  • Publication number: 20230057360
    Abstract: A reading device includes a base on which a read target object is placed, a reader that reads the read target object placed on the base, a first attachment frame to which the reader is attached such that the reader is disposed above the base, an operation unit that is used for operating the reading device by touching, a second attachment frame to which the operation unit is attached such that the operation unit is disposed above the base, and a support frame that has a first surface and a second surface more bendable than the first surface in response to an external force. The first attachment frame is fixed to the first surface of the support frame. The second attachment frame is fixed to the second surface of the support frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2021
    Publication date: February 23, 2023
    Applicant: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Taisuke ENDO, Keigo SHINOTO, Maho SATANI, Kei OTAGIRI, Kei KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 11533405
    Abstract: A reading device includes a base on which a read target object is placed, a reader that reads the read target object placed on the base, a first attachment frame to which the reader is attached such that the reader is disposed above the base, an operation unit that is to be operated by a user, a second attachment frame to which a rear surface of the operation unit is attached such that the operation unit is disposed in front of the first attachment frame in a direction toward a front surface of the reading device, and a first cover that covers the second attachment frame. The first cover includes left and right rear cover components that are separately arranged at left and right sides of the first attachment frame serving as a dividing line at the rear surface of the operation unit and that cover at least a portion of the second attachment frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 20, 2022
    Assignee: FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp.
    Inventors: Kei Otagiri, Kei Kobayashi, Taisuke Endo, Keigo Shinoto
  • Patent number: 10757276
    Abstract: An operation panel includes: a housing; a reading unit configured to read information from a medium allowed to approach a predetermined position of the housing; a first operation unit provided outside a predetermined range including the position in a front surface of the housing and configured to receive an operation; and a second operation unit provided within the range, configured to receive an operation, and configured to receive the operation less easily than the first operation unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bokryong Lee, Kei Otagiri, Takuya Ishikawa, Toshihisa Naka, Naoya Koide
  • Patent number: 10645241
    Abstract: A sound emitting device includes: a speaker that is provided at a back surface of a user interface device; a support body that supports the user interface device; a horn portion that is provided in the support body; and a space portion that is a space formed inside the support body and extending from a sound emission region of the speaker to the horn portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bokryong Lee, Naoya Koide, Nobuyuki Sato, Kei Otagiri, Miho Kamata, Toshihisa Naka, Akio Fukuyama, Satoru Kaiya, Hiromasa Kanno, Tatsuya Sato, Osamu Takenouchi, Yuki Ono
  • Publication number: 20200068078
    Abstract: An operation panel includes: a housing; a reading unit configured to read information from a medium allowed to approach a predetermined position of the housing; a first operation unit provided outside a predetermined range including the position in a front surface of the housing and configured to receive an operation; and a second operation unit provided within the range, configured to receive an operation, and configured to receive the operation less easily than the first operation unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 4, 2019
    Publication date: February 27, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bokryong LEE, Kei OTAGIRI, Takuya ISHIKAWA, Toshihisa NAKA, Naoya KOIDE
  • Publication number: 20190098155
    Abstract: A sound emitting device includes: a speaker that is provided at a back surface of a user interface device; a support body that supports the user interface device; a horn portion that is provided in the support body; and a space portion that is a space formed inside the support body and extending from a sound emission region of the speaker to the horn portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 2, 2018
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bokryong LEE, Naoya KOIDE, Nobuyuki SATO, Kei OTAGIRI, Miho KAMATA, Toshihisa NAKA, Akio FUKUYAMA, Satoru KAIYA, Hiromasa KANNO, Tatsuya SATO, Osamu TAKENOUCHI, Yuki ONO
  • Patent number: 9941066
    Abstract: An operating device includes a first light source that emits light; a second light source that emits light; a light transmission member that includes a light transmission portion through which the light emitted from the first light source and the light emitted from the second light source are transmitted; and an accepting unit which has a substantially quadrilateral shape, which has four corners, which is disposed between the first light source and the second light source, which is provided such that an extension line of a diagonal that connects two of the four corners to each other passes through the first light source and the second light source, and which accepts an operation to be performed on an image forming apparatus that forms an image on a recording medium.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 10, 2018
    Assignee: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kei Otagiri, Yuki Ono
  • Publication number: 20170018379
    Abstract: An operating device includes a first light source that emits light; a second light source that emits light; a light transmission member that includes a light transmission portion through which the light emitted from the first light source and the light emitted from the second light source are transmitted; and an accepting unit which has a substantially quadrilateral shape, which has four corners, which is disposed between the first light source and the second light source, which is provided such that an extension line of a diagonal that connects two of the four corners to each other passes through the first light source and the second light source, and which accepts an operation to be performed on an image forming apparatus that forms an image on a recording medium.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2016
    Publication date: January 19, 2017
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kei OTAGIRI, Yuki ONO