Patents by Inventor Kouji Watanabe

Kouji Watanabe 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: 20230007817
    Abstract: Provided is an electromagnetic wave shielding film capable of easily adhering to an object, excellent in electrical connection stability, and excellent in transparency, shielding performance, and environmental resistance. The electromagnetic wave shielding film of the present invention has a first insulating layer, a transparent metal layer, a second insulating layer, and a conductive adhesive layer laminated in this order, in which a thickness of the second insulating layer is 10 to 500 nm, the conductive adhesive layer contains a binder component and spherical conductive particles, a median size of the spherical conductive particles is 3 to 50 ?m, and a content ratio of the spherical conductive particles is 5 to 20 mass % with respect to 100 mass % of the conductive adhesive layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2020
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventors: Kouji TAKAMI, Masahiro WATANABE, Shigeki TAKESHITA
  • Patent number: 11528681
    Abstract: A management method according to an embodiment is a management method performed by a management server for managing a plurality of communication devices, and includes receiving information indicating at least one of a position or acceleration detected by each of the plurality of communication devices, and managing a position information list including installation position information for each communication device based on the information received. The managing includes, in a case that a collection mode for collecting at least one of the plurality of communication devices is configured, in response to determining that a target communication device for the collection mode has moved, updating the position information list to delete the installation position information corresponding to the target communication device, and in response to determining that the target communication device has been stationary after moving, keeping the position information list without updating the position information list.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2022
    Assignee: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventors: Tomohiro Sudou, Atsushi Inoue, Junichi Hasegawa, Kaori Yamada, Kouji Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20220171331
    Abstract: A drum unit includes: a frame; a first photosensitive drum; a second photosensitive drum; a charger; and a storage medium. The frame includes: a first frame plate; a second frame plate spaced apart from the first frame plate in a first direction; a third frame plate connecting one end of the first frame plate to one end of the second frame plate; and a fourth frame plate connecting another end of the first frame plate to another end of the second frame plate. The first photosensitive drum and the second photosensitive drum are rotatably supported by the frame. The second photosensitive drum is spaced apart from the first photosensitive drum and positioned closer to the third frame plate than the first photosensitive drum to the third frame plate in a second direction. The storage medium has an electrical contact surface positioned at an outer surface of the third frame plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 17, 2022
    Publication date: June 2, 2022
    Applicant: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Isao KISHI, Nao ITABASHI, Yohei HASHIMOTO, Kouji WATANABE, Makoto SOUDA
  • Publication number: 20220159611
    Abstract: A management method according to an embodiment is a management method performed by a management server for managing a plurality of communication devices, and includes receiving information indicating at least one of a position or acceleration detected by each of the plurality of communication devices, and managing a position information list including installation position information for each communication device based on the information received. The managing includes, in a case that a collection mode for collecting at least one of the plurality of communication devices is configured, in response to determining that a target communication device for the collection mode has moved, updating the position information list to delete the installation position information corresponding to the target communication device, and in response to determining that the target communication device has been stationary after moving, keeping the position information list without updating the position information list.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 4, 2022
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Applicant: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventors: Tomohiro SUDOU, Atsushi Inoue, Junichi Hasegawa, Kaori Yamada, Kouji Watanabe
  • Patent number: 11334144
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a memory system includes a memory chip and a controller coupled to the memory chip and configured to: instruct the memory chip to execute a write operation in one of a first operation mode and a second operation mode, a program voltage used in the second operation mode being determined on the basis of first information obtained in the first operation mode; manage a power consumption value of the second operation mode on the basis of the first information; and perform power throttling control on the basis of the managed power consumption value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: KIOXIA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuusuke Nosaka, Kouji Watanabe, Tomonori Tsuhata, Shingo Akita
  • Patent number: 11262695
    Abstract: A drum unit includes: a frame; a first photosensitive drum; a second photosensitive drum; a charger; and a storage medium. The frame includes: a first frame plate; a second frame plate spaced apart from the first frame plate in a first direction; a third frame plate connecting one end of the first frame plate to one end of the second frame plate; and a fourth frame plate connecting another end of the first frame plate to another end of the second frame plate. The first photosensitive drum and the second photosensitive drum are rotatably supported by the frame. The second photosensitive drum is spaced apart from the first photosensitive drum and positioned closer to the third frame plate than the first photosensitive drum to the third frame plate in a second direction. The storage medium has an electrical contact surface positioned at an outer surface of the third frame plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Isao Kishi, Nao Itabashi, Yohei Hashimoto, Kouji Watanabe, Makoto Souda
  • Patent number: 11086744
    Abstract: A memory system includes a first memory chip, and a controller that includes a first circuit, a second circuit, and a third circuit. The third circuit is configured to manage a first differential power consumption value that is a difference between first and second power consumption values. The first power consumption value is on first power that the first memory chip consumes while executing a first operation. The second power consumption value is on second power that the first memory chip consumes when suspending the first operation. The third circuit is configured to determine whether causing the first memory chip to suspend the first operation to execute a second operation is possible based on the first differential power consumption value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 10, 2021
    Assignee: Toshiba Memory Corporation
    Inventors: Shinya Koizumi, Kouji Watanabe
  • Publication number: 20210072698
    Abstract: A drum unit includes: a frame; a first photosensitive drum; a second photosensitive drum; a charger; and a storage medium. The frame includes: a first frame plate; a second frame plate spaced apart from the first frame plate in a first direction; a third frame plate connecting one end of the first frame plate to one end of the second frame plate; and a fourth frame plate connecting another end of the first frame plate to another end of the second frame plate. The first photosensitive drum and the second photosensitive drum are rotatably supported by the frame. The second photosensitive drum is spaced apart from the first photosensitive drum and positioned closer to the third frame plate than the first photosensitive drum to the third frame plate in a second direction. The storage medium has an electrical contact surface positioned at an outer surface of the third frame plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 18, 2020
    Publication date: March 11, 2021
    Applicant: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Isao KISHI, Nao ITABASHI, Yohei HASHIMOTO, Kouji WATANABE, Makoto SOUDA
  • Patent number: 10929061
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a memory system is configured to include a nonvolatile memory and a controller circuit. The controller circuit is electrically connected to the nonvolatile memory. The controller circuit executes a first process and a second process. The first process manages a history of accesses to first storage areas of the nonvolatile memory. The second process manages a progress of accesses to all storage areas of the first storage areas within a first time limit, based on the history of the accesses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignees: TOSHIBA INFORMATION SYSTEMS (JAPAN) CORPORATION, TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouji Watanabe, Kiyotaka Iwasaki
  • Patent number: 10915266
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a storage device includes a first memory cell; a second memory cell; and a controller configured to, in response to receiving a first command set, execute a first erase operation which is included in an erase operation of data of the first memory cell, and suspend the first erase operation, and in response to receiving a second command set, execute a read operation or a write operation of the second memory cell and subsequently resume the suspended first erase operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignees: TOSHIBA MEMORY CORPORATION, TOSHIBA INFORMATION SYSTEMS (JAPAN) CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yusuke Ochi, Masanobu Shirakawa, Yoshihisa Kojima, Kiyotaka Iwasaki, Katsuhiko Ueki, Kouji Watanabe
  • Patent number: 10845755
    Abstract: A drum unit includes: a frame; a first photosensitive drum; a second photosensitive drum; a charger; and a storage medium. The frame includes: a first frame plate; a second frame plate spaced apart from the first frame plate in a first direction; a third frame plate connecting one end of the first frame plate to one end of the second frame plate; and a fourth frame plate connecting another end of the first frame plate to another end of the second frame plate. The first photosensitive drum and the second photosensitive drum are rotatably supported by the frame. The second photosensitive drum is spaced apart from the first photosensitive drum and positioned closer to the third frame plate than the first photosensitive drum to the third frame plate in a second direction. The storage medium has an electrical contact surface positioned at an outer surface of the third frame plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Isao Kishi, Nao Itabashi, Yohei Hashimoto, Kouji Watanabe, Makoto Souda
  • Publication number: 20200233769
    Abstract: A memory system includes a first memory chip, and a controller that includes a first circuit, a second circuit, and a third circuit. The third circuit is configured to manage a first differential power consumption value that is a difference between first and second power consumption values. The first power consumption value is on first power that the first memory chip consumes while executing a first operation. The second power consumption value is on second power that the first memory chip consumes when suspending the first operation. The third circuit is configured to determine whether causing the first memory chip to suspend the first operation to execute a second operation is possible based on the first differential power consumption value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2019
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Applicant: Toshiba Memory Corporation
    Inventors: Shinya KOIZUMI, Kouji WATANABE
  • Publication number: 20200026346
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a memory system includes a memory chip and a controller coupled to the memory chip and configured to: instruct the memory chip to execute a write operation in one of a first operation mode and a second operation mode, a program voltage used in the second operation mode being determined on the basis of first information obtained in the first operation mode; manage a power consumption value of the second operation mode on the basis of the first information; and perform power throttling control on the basis of the managed power consumption value.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: Toshiba Memory Corporation
    Inventors: Yuusuke NOSAKA, Kouji WATANABE, Tomonori TSUHATA, Shingo AKITA
  • Publication number: 20190369552
    Abstract: A drum unit includes: a frame; a first photosensitive drum; a second photosensitive drum; a charger; and a storage medium. The frame includes: a first frame plate; a second frame plate spaced apart from the first frame plate in a first direction; a third frame plate connecting one end of the first frame plate to one end of the second frame plate; and a fourth frame plate connecting another end of the first frame plate to another end of the second frame plate. The first photosensitive drum and the second photosensitive drum are rotatably supported by the frame. The second photosensitive drum is spaced apart from the first photosensitive drum and positioned closer to the third frame plate than the first photosensitive drum to the third frame plate in a second direction. The storage medium has an electrical contact surface positioned at an outer surface of the third frame plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2019
    Publication date: December 5, 2019
    Applicant: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Isao KISHI, Nao ITABASHI, Yohei HASHIMOTO, Kouji WATANABE, Makoto SOUDA
  • Publication number: 20190278517
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a memory system is configured to include a nonvolatile memory and a controller circuit. The controller circuit is electrically connected to the nonvolatile memory. The controller circuit executes a first process and a second process. The first process manages a history of accesses to first storage areas of the nonvolatile memory. The second process manages a progress of accesses to all storage areas of the first storage areas within a first time limit, based on the history of the accesses.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 11, 2018
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Kouji WATANABE, Kiyotaka IWASAKI
  • Patent number: 10401789
    Abstract: A drum unit includes: a frame; a first photosensitive drum; a second photosensitive drum; a charger; and a storage medium. The frame includes: a first frame plate; a second frame plate spaced apart from the first frame plate in a first direction; a third frame plate connecting one end of the first frame plate to one end of the second frame plate; and a fourth frame plate connecting another end of the first frame plate to another end of the second frame plate. The first photosensitive drum and the second photosensitive drum are rotatably supported by the frame. The second photosensitive drum is spaced apart from the first photosensitive drum and positioned closer to the third frame plate than the first photosensitive drum to the third frame plate in a second direction. The storage medium has an electrical contact surface positioned at an outer surface of the third frame plate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Isao Kishi, Nao Itabashi, Yohei Hashimoto, Kouji Watanabe, Makoto Souda
  • Publication number: 20190041792
    Abstract: A drum unit includes: a frame; a first photosensitive drum; a second photosensitive drum; a charger; and a storage medium. The frame includes: a first frame plate; a second frame plate spaced apart from the first frame plate in a first direction; a third frame plate connecting one end of the first frame plate to one end of the second frame plate; and a fourth frame plate connecting another end of the first frame plate to another end of the second frame plate. The first photosensitive drum and the second photosensitive drum are rotatably supported by the frame. The second photosensitive drum is spaced apart from the first photosensitive drum and positioned closer to the third frame plate than the first photosensitive drum to the third frame plate in a second direction. The storage medium has an electrical contact surface positioned at an outer surface of the third frame plate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: February 7, 2019
    Applicant: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Isao KISHI, Nao ITABASHI, Yohei HASHIMOTO, Kouji WATANABE, Makoto SOUDA
  • Patent number: 9989930
    Abstract: A mobile electronic device according to one embodiment includes a sounding module that performs alarm sounding and a controller that determines whether the mobile electronic device is in a moving state. When it is determined that the mobile electronic device is in the moving state, the controller disables the alarm sounding by the sounding module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: KYOCERA CORPORATION
    Inventor: Kouji Watanabe
  • Patent number: 9992325
    Abstract: A mobile electronic device according to an embodiment includes an annunciator that performs notification about an event, and a controller that causes the annunciator to perform the notification about the event when a lifting operation that lifts the mobile electronic device has been detected. A mobile electronic device includes an annunciator performing notification about an event, and a controller causing the annunciator to perform the notification about the event when it is detected that the mobile electronic device has made a transition to a handheld state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: KYOCERA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouji Watanabe, Saya Miura, Shinya Mizuno
  • Patent number: 9871909
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a mobile electronic device includes at least one controller that enables a silent mode setting when a state of being in a vehicle is determined and that enables the silent mode setting when a set time is reached, and the at least one controller suspends the enabling of the silent mode setting based on the set time when the set time is reached after having determined the state of being in a vehicle. When in the state of being in a vehicle, the mobile electronic device does not enable the silent mode setting based on the set time but enables the silent mode setting based on the state of being in a vehicle even when the time of enabling the silent mode setting based on the set time is reached.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: KYOCERA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouji Watanabe, Shinya Mizuno