Patents by Inventor Koichiro Ano

Koichiro Ano 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: 20200365068
    Abstract: A projector includes an image generation section adapted to generate a composite image including a first image based on a first image signal, a second image based on a second image signal, and a boundary line indicating a position to be a boundary between the first image and the second image, a projection section adapted to display the composite image generated by the image generation section on a screen, a position detection section adapted to detect a position of a pointing body with respect to the screen, and a control section adapted to make the image generation section generate a composite image with a boundary line moved based on the position of the pointing body detected by the position detection section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2020
    Publication date: November 19, 2020
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahiro ANO, Koichiro OTA, Kazuyoshi KITABAYASHI, Kento YAMADA
  • Patent number: 10769974
    Abstract: A projector includes an image generation section adapted to generate a composite image including a first image based on a first image signal, a second image based on a second image signal, and a boundary line indicating a position to be a boundary between the first image and the second image, a projection section adapted to display the composite image generated by the image generation section on a screen, a position detection section adapted to detect a position of a pointing body with respect to the screen, and a control section adapted to make the image generation section generate a composite image with a boundary line moved based on the position of the pointing body detected by the position detection section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2020
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahiro Ano, Koichiro Ota, Kazuyoshi Kitabayashi, Kento Yamada
  • Patent number: 10724698
    Abstract: A light source unit for a lighting tool for a vehicle includes a circuit board on which a light emitting element is provided and a socket main body having a board attachment section to which the circuit board is attached and a connector section electrically connected to the circuit board via lead terminals, wherein the board attachment section has a fixing terminal configured to fix the circuit board, and the circuit board has first hole sections, into which the lead terminals are inserted, and a second hole section, into which the fixing terminal is inserted, and is attached to the board attachment section by the lead terminals being fixed to a periphery of the first hole sections and the fixing terminal being fixed to a periphery of the second hole section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koichiro Ano, Norifumi Imazeki, Nobuo Kato, Masakazu Inoue
  • Patent number: 10663132
    Abstract: Provided is a vehicle lamp which enables work for connecting an organic EL panel and a power feeding section to be omitted. A vehicle lamp 10 includes: a lamp unit 20; a mounting section 70 to which the lamp unit 20 is detachably mounted; and first fixing means (a first fixing section) which fixes the lamp unit 20 detachably mounted to the mounting section 70, and the mounting section 70, wherein the lamp unit 20 includes: an organic EL panel 40 including a front surface 40a with a light-emitting surface 40a1, and a rear surface 40b on an opposite side to the front surface 40a; a first electrode 54 electrically connected to the organic EL panel 40; and a first bracket 30 which holds the organic EL panel 40 and the first electrode 54, and the mounting section 70 includes a second electrode 82 to which the first electrode 54 of the lamp unit 20 fixed by the first fixing means (first fixing section) is to be electrically connected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koichiro Ano, Hiroyuki Chikama, Kai Ikeda
  • Patent number: 10663137
    Abstract: A light source unit for a vehicle headlight includes a circuit board on which four light emitting devices are disposed at each of four directions with respect to a center thereof, and a reflector provided on the circuit board so as to surround the four light emitting devices, wherein the circuit board includes four side areas in which the four light emitting devices are disposed, one center area disposed at a center of the four side areas and four corner areas disposed at corner sections next to the four side areas, and the reflector includes eight first reflective surfaces provided to divide spaces between each of the side areas and the corner areas, and four second reflective surfaces provided to divide sides of each of side areas opposite to the center area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Koichiro Ano, Nobuo Kato
  • Publication number: 20190323674
    Abstract: An illumination device for a vehicle includes: a light source configured to emit a first light forward; and a transmission type surface emitting device that is disposed in front of the light source, that is configured to transmit the first light and that is configured to emit a second light forward.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Publication date: October 24, 2019
    Applicant: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki CHIKAMA, Koichiro ANO
  • Publication number: 20190257489
    Abstract: A light source unit for a lighting tool for a vehicle includes a circuit board on which a light emitting element is provided and a socket main body having a board attachment section to which the circuit board is attached and a connector section electrically connected to the circuit board via lead terminals, wherein the board attachment section has a fixing terminal configured to fix the circuit board, and the circuit board has first hole sections, into which the lead terminals are inserted, and a second hole section, into which the fixing terminal is inserted, and is attached to the board attachment section by the lead terminals being fixed to a periphery of the first hole sections and the fixing terminal being fixed to a periphery of the second hole section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 12, 2019
    Publication date: August 22, 2019
    Inventors: Koichiro ANO, Norifumi IMAZEKI, Nobuo KATO, Masakazu INOUE
  • Publication number: 20190221147
    Abstract: A projector includes an image generation section adapted to generate a composite image including a first image based on a first image signal, a second image based on a second image signal, and a boundary line indicating a position to be a boundary between the first image and the second image, a projection section adapted to display the composite image generated by the image generation section on a screen, a position detection section adapted to detect a position of a pointing body with respect to the screen, and a control section adapted to make the image generation section generate a composite image with a boundary line moved based on the position of the pointing body detected by the position detection section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Publication date: July 18, 2019
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahiro ANO, Koichiro OTA, Kazuyoshi KITABAYASHI, Kento YAMADA
  • Publication number: 20190195460
    Abstract: A light source unit for a vehicle headlight includes a circuit board on which four light emitting devices are disposed at each of four directions with respect to a center thereof, and a reflector provided on the circuit board so as to surround the four light emitting devices, wherein the circuit board includes four side areas in which the four light emitting devices are disposed, one center area disposed at a center of the four side areas and four corner areas disposed at corner sections next to the four side areas, and the reflector includes eight first reflective surfaces provided to divide spaces between each of the side areas and the corner areas, and four second reflective surfaces provided to divide sides of each of side areas opposite to the center area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2018
    Publication date: June 27, 2019
    Inventors: Koichiro ANO, Nobuo KATO
  • Publication number: 20190063705
    Abstract: Provided is a vehicle lamp which enables work for connecting an organic EL panel and a power feeding section to be omitted. A vehicle lamp 10 includes: a lamp unit 20; a mounting section 70 to which the lamp unit 20 is detachably mounted; and first fixing means (a first fixing section) which fixes the lamp unit 20 detachably mounted to the mounting section 70, and the mounting section 70, wherein the lamp unit 20 includes: an organic EL panel 40 including a front surface 40a with a light-emitting surface 40a1, and a rear surface 40b on an opposite side to the front surface 40a; a first electrode 54 electrically connected to the organic EL panel 40; and a first bracket 30 which holds the organic EL panel 40 and the first electrode 54, and the mounting section 70 includes a second electrode 82 to which the first electrode 54 of the lamp unit 20 fixed by the first fixing means (first fixing section) is to be electrically connected.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2018
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Inventors: Koichiro Ano, Hiroyuki Chikama, Kai Ikeda
  • Patent number: 10208926
    Abstract: A vehicular lamp including: a surface emitting light source including a front surface that includes a light-emitting surface, and a rear surface on the side opposite thereto; a transparent member including a light incident surface, a light exit surface from which light entering from the light incident surface exits, a light guide portion for guiding the light entering from the light incident surface to the light exit surface, and a holding portion for holding the surface emitting light source; and a light source that emits light which enters from the light incident surface, is guided to the light exit surface by the light guide portion, and exits from the light exit surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Chikama, Ryusuke Sasanuma, Koichiro Ano, Hidetaka Okada
  • Publication number: 20180180260
    Abstract: A vehicular lamp including: a surface emitting light source including a front surface that includes a light-emitting surface, and a rear surface on the side opposite thereto; a transparent member including a light incident surface, a light exit surface from which light entering from the light incident surface exits, a light guide portion for guiding the light entering from the light incident surface to the light exit surface, and a holding portion for holding the surface emitting light source; and a light source that emits light which enters from the light incident surface, is guided to the light exit surface by the light guide portion, and exits from the light exit surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2017
    Publication date: June 28, 2018
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Chikama, Ryusuke Sasanuma, Koichiro Ano, Hidetaka Okada