Patents by Inventor Natsuki KITO

Natsuki KITO 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: 20230393381
    Abstract: A light source device includes a connector, a light source, a lever member, and a detector. The connector allows the light guide member to be detachably connected thereto. The light source emits light to be incident on the light guide member connected to the connector. The lever member is displaced depending on presence or absence of the connection of the light guide member to the connector. The detector detects the displacement of the lever member and outputs a detection result.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2021
    Publication date: December 7, 2023
    Inventors: Shintaro HAYASHI, Takeshi ABE, Shogo MOTEGI, Toshiaki TAKENAKA, Fumiya YAGI, Natsuki KITO
  • Publication number: 20230380675
    Abstract: An endoscope system includes: an insertion component which includes a base end and a tip end, and is inserted into a subject at least up to the tip end; a light source which emits first light and second light having a hue different from a hue of the first light a light sensor; and a controller, the insertion component includes: a first light guide member which emits the first light and the second light from the tip end as illumination light; and a second light guide member which guides reflected light of the illumination light emitted from the tip end, the light sensor receives the reflected light guided by the second light guide member, and the controller controls the light source based on the intensity of the reflected light received by the light sensor to stop emission of the at least one of the first light or the second light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 5, 2021
    Publication date: November 30, 2023
    Applicant: Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shogo MOTEGI, Shintaro HAYASHI, Fumiya YAGI, Toshiaki TAKENAKA, Takeshi ABE, Natsuki KITO