Patents by Inventor Kenichi Asami

Kenichi Asami 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: 10468641
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, there is provided a battery. The battery includes a metallic outer can, a wound electrode group, a positive electrode-lead, a negative electrode-lead, a positive electrode insulating cover, and a negative electrode insulating cover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 5, 2019
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tatsuya Shinoda, Hideyuki Ishii, Kengo Kurata, Yoshiaki Asami, Tsutomu Matsui, Eiki Kashiwazaki, Kenichi Takahashi
  • Patent number: 10298894
    Abstract: A projector includes a projection lens, a first imaging section that takes an image of a projection surface, a second imaging section that takes an image of the projection surface with a wider field angle than the first imaging section, a lens mount on which a first projection lens and a second projection lens are mountable in an exchangeable manner, a lens information acquisition section that obtains projection lens identification information used for identifying a projection lens mounted on the lens mount, and a control section. The control section makes the first imaging section take the image of the projection surface when the projection lens identification information indicates that the first projection lens is mounted on the lens mount, and makes the second imaging section take the image of the projection surface when the projection lens identification information indicates that the second projection lens is mounted on the lens mount.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Ichieda, Kenichi Asami, Kanji Yoshida
  • Patent number: 10080955
    Abstract: A data processing apparatus that controls a screen displayed by a body-mounted data display device, includes a judging unit that judges whether to control an amount of change of an image displayed in the screen by comparing data obtained from the data display device and a previously set display control pattern; a display control unit that controls the amount of change of the image displayed in the screen in accordance with a judged result obtained by the judging unit; and a content generation unit that generates a content to be displayed in the screen based on a content set by the display control unit, and outputs the generated content to the data display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: KOEI TECMO GAMES CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Kenichi Asami
  • Publication number: 20180220116
    Abstract: A projector includes a projection lens, a first imaging section that takes an image of a projection surface, a second imaging section that takes an image of the projection surface with a wider field angle than the first imaging section, a lens mount on which a first projection lens and a second projection lens are mountable in an exchangeable manner, a lens information acquisition section that obtains projection lens identification information used for identifying a projection lens mounted on the lens mount, and a control section. The control section makes the first imaging section take the image of the projection surface when the projection lens identification information indicates that the first projection lens is mounted on the lens mount, and makes the second imaging section take the image of the projection surface when the projection lens identification information indicates that the second projection lens is mounted on the lens mount.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Publication date: August 2, 2018
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Ichieda, Kenichi Asami, Kanji Yoshida
  • Patent number: 9961318
    Abstract: A projector includes a projection lens, a first imaging section adapted to take an image of the projection surface, and a second imaging section adapted to take an image of the projection surface with a field angle wider than a field angle of the first imaging section. The first imaging section is disposed at a first distance from an optical axis of the projection lens in a direction perpendicular to the optical axis, and the second imaging section is disposed at a second distance longer than the first distance from the optical axis of the projection lens in the direction perpendicular to the optical axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Ichieda, Kenichi Asami, Kanji Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20170208307
    Abstract: A projector includes a projection lens, a first imaging section adapted to take an image of the projection surface, and a second imaging section adapted to take an image of the projection surface with a field angle wider than a field angle of the first imaging section. The first imaging section is disposed at a first distance from an optical axis of the projection lens in a direction perpendicular to the optical axis, and the second imaging section is disposed at a second distance longer than the first distance from the optical axis of the projection lens in the direction perpendicular to the optical axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Publication date: July 20, 2017
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Ichieda, Kenichi Asami, Kanji Yoshida
  • Publication number: 20170075417
    Abstract: A data processing apparatus that controls a screen displayed by a body-mounted data display device, includes a judging unit that judges whether to control an amount of change of an image displayed in the screen by comparing data obtained from the data display device and a previously set display control pattern; a display control unit that controls the amount of change of the image displayed in the screen in accordance with a judged result obtained by the judging unit; and a content generation unit that generates a content to be displayed in the screen based on a content set by the display control unit, and outputs the generated content to the data display device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 8, 2016
    Publication date: March 16, 2017
    Inventor: Kenichi ASAMI
  • Patent number: 9470960
    Abstract: A projector includes a light source apparatus, a light modulator that modulates a light flux outputted from the light source apparatus in accordance with image information, a projection lens that projects the light flux modulated by the light modulator, an exterior enclosure that accommodates the light source apparatus, the light modulator, and the projection lens, an exhaust fan (first exhaust fan) that exhausts air inside the exterior enclosure out thereof through an exhaust port (first light source exhaust port) provided in the exterior enclosure, and a functional device (wireless device) that provides a predetermined function and is heated to a temperature higher than the temperature of the exhaust air from the first exhaust fan. The wireless device is disposed in a position downstream of the first exhaust fan, and part of the exhaust air discharged from the first exhaust fan flows to the wireless device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2016
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Tsuchitani, Kenichi Asami, Masatoshi Ito
  • Publication number: 20150062923
    Abstract: A light-emitting module according to an embodiment includes a light-emitting element which emits light and a substrate on which the light-emitting element is mounted. Further, the light-emitting module according to the embodiment includes a lens, which is formed from a material containing an aliphatic hydrocarbon organic compound having a cyclic structure in the main backbone, and is disposed on the substrate so as to cover the light-emitting element, and in which on a portion irradiated with light emitted by the light-emitting element, the maximum illuminance of the light is 100,000 lx or more and 300,000 lx or less or the maximum energy per unit area of the light is 30,000 ?W/cm2 or more and 90,000 ?W/cm2 or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Takaya Kamakura, Hideaki Shimojo, Kenichi Asami, Yoshiyuki Matsunaga
  • Publication number: 20140354958
    Abstract: A projector includes a light source apparatus, a light modulator that modulates a light flux outputted from the light source apparatus in accordance with image information, a projection lens that projects the light flux modulated by the light modulator, an exterior enclosure that accommodates the light source apparatus, the light modulator, and the projection lens, an exhaust fan (first exhaust fan) that exhausts air inside the exterior enclosure out thereof through an exhaust port (first light source exhaust port) provided in the exterior enclosure, and a functional device (wireless device) that provides a predetermined function and is heated to a temperature higher than the temperature of the exhaust air from the first exhaust fan. The wireless device is disposed in a position downstream of the first exhaust fan, and part of the exhaust air discharged from the first exhaust fan flows to the wireless device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 22, 2014
    Publication date: December 4, 2014
    Applicant: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroshi Tsuchitani, Kenichi Asami, Masatoshi Ito
  • Patent number: 8833965
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a light-emitting circuit includes: a plurality of substrates in which wiring pattern layers are formed, the substrates including light-emitting elements connected to and mounted on the wiring pattern layers; and a linear conductor having electric conductivity, the linear conductor including linear joining sections at both ends electrically connected to the wiring pattern layers of the substrates and a convex section formed to be bent in a convex shape in an intermediate section between the joining sections, and the joining sections being respectively joined to the wiring pattern layers among the plurality of substrates adjacent to one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 16, 2014
    Assignee: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Susumu Shimasaki, Takashi Oku, Junichi Ishiguro, Kenichi Asami, Takashi Inoue
  • Patent number: 8610363
    Abstract: The present invention provides a pair of input terminals to which AC voltage is input, the AC voltage being phase-controlled by a dimmer for phase-controlling AC voltage of an AC source; a damping circuit which has a resistor inserted to a position, into which input current flows from the AC source via the dimmer in series, and a capacitor and an inductor which form a closed circuit together with the AC source and the dimmer, and suppresses high-frequency vibration generated in the dimmer when a phase control element of the dimmer is turned on; and an LED lighting circuit which rectifies AC voltage phase-controlled and input via the pair of input terminals, converts DC output voltage, which is obtained by rectification, so that the voltage adapts to a load, and lights the LED.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignee: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Hirokazu Otake, Kenichi Asami
  • Patent number: 8593067
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an LED lighting device includes a DC source, a non-insulated step-down chopper and a light emitting diode. The non-insulated step-down chopper includes: a first circuit in which a switching element, a current detecting impedance element and an inductor are connected in series to each other; a second circuit in which the inductor and a freewheel diode are connected in series to each other; and a control portion for controlling the switching element. A power portion including the switching element and the control portion are constituted by a single package IC, and the current detecting impedance element and inductor are attached to the outside of the IC.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2013
    Assignees: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation, Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Naoko Iwai, Hajime Osaki, Kenichi Asami, Hitoshi Kawano, Masatoshi Kumagai
  • Publication number: 20130193457
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a light-emitting circuit includes: a plurality of substrates in which wiring pattern layers are formed, the substrates including light-emitting elements connected to and mounted on the wiring pattern layers; and a linear conductor having electric conductivity, the linear conductor including linear joining sections at both ends electrically connected to the wiring pattern layers of the substrates and a convex section formed to be bent in a convex shape in an intermediate section between the joining sections, and the joining sections being respectively joined to the wiring pattern layers among the plurality of substrates adjacent to one another.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2012
    Publication date: August 1, 2013
    Applicant: TOSHIBA LIGHTING & TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Susumu SHIMASAKI, Takashi OKU, Junichi ISHIGURO, Kenichi ASAMI, Takashi INOUE
  • Patent number: 8492992
    Abstract: The present invention provides an LED lighting device including: a rectifying circuit having AC input ends connected to an AC source; a converter which has input ends connected to DC output ends of the rectifying circuit and output ends, to which an output capacitor is connected in parallel, connected to an LED, and lights the LED; a control unit for changing continued DC output current of the converter in accordance with a dimming degree; and a bypass circuit which is connected to the output ends of the converter in parallel with the output capacitor and makes bypass current flow, the bypass current being larger than lighting current, which flows through the LED, at least in the vicinity of a dimming lower limit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2013
    Assignee: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Hirokazu Otake, Kenichi Asami
  • Publication number: 20130070460
    Abstract: A lighting apparatus according to an exemplary embodiment includes a light source including a light emitting element, a reflection portion main body that is formed of an incombustible resin and is provided at an emission side of the light source, and a reflection layer that is formed of resin substantially not containing halogen or phosphorus and is provided on a surface of the reflection portion main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2012
    Publication date: March 21, 2013
    Applicant: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Kenichi ASAMI, Yoshiyuki Matsunaga, Shinji Nakata, Makoto Sakai, Takeshi Hisayasu, Hiroki Tamai, Kazunari Higuchi, Hitoshi Kawano, Shigehisa Kawatsuru
  • Patent number: 8218289
    Abstract: An electrolytic capacitor includes: a case including a case body, in which an electrolytic capacitor element is disposed in a sealed manner and filled up with an electrolytic solution, and a safety valve is mounted to the case body for jetting an evaporated gas of the electrolytic solution filling the electrolytic capacitor element; a cover member mounted to the case so as to cover the safety valve provided for the case; a first fixing unit mounted to the cover member so as to prevent the cover member from dismounting when the evaporated gas of the electrolytic solution is jetted outward; and a second fixing unit disposed in association with the first fixing unit and adopted to reinforce and assist a function of the first fixing unit to thereby prevent the cover member from being dismounted. An electric equipment includes a lighting circuit including circuit components, and an electrolytic capacitor of the structure mentioned above.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 27, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2012
    Assignee: Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation
    Inventors: Isao Abe, Kenichi Asami, Hajime Osaki, Yoshiyuki Matsunaga, Hideo Kozuka
  • Publication number: 20110181198
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an LED lighting device includes a DC source, a non-insulated step-down chopper and a light emitting diode. The non-insulated step-down chopper includes: a first circuit in which a switching element, a current detecting impedance element and an inductor are connected in series to each other; a second circuit in which the inductor and a freewheel diode are connected in series to each other; and a control portion for controlling the switching element. A power portion including the switching element and the control portion are constituted by a single package IC, and the current detecting impedance element and inductor are attached to the outside of the IC.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2011
    Publication date: July 28, 2011
    Applicants: TOSHIBA LIGHTING & TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Naoko IWAI, Hajime Osaki, Kenichi Asami, Hitoshi Kawano, Masatoshi Kumagai
  • Patent number: D661332
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2012
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Tetsu Nakayama, Hiroto Miyauchi, Yoshihiro Tatara, Yasutomo Takahashi, Toshimitsu Watanabe, Masaaki Miyashita, Yoshinori Hashimoto, Kenichi Asami
  • Patent number: D663348
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2012
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Tetsu Nakayama, Hiroto Miyauchi, Yoshihiro Tatara, Yasutomo Takahashi, Toshimitsu Watanabe, Masaaki Miyashita, Yoshinori Hashimoto, Kenichi Asami