Patents by Inventor Nobuaki Takai

Nobuaki Takai 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: 6092318
    Abstract: A solar battery indicator apparatus utilizing a capacitor for accumulating electrical power generated by the solar battery and light emitting diodes for emitting light on the basis of the electrical power supplied from the capacitor. An indicator body makes a prescribed indication on its front surface through the use of optical fibers. Several bundles of optical fibers are utilized with each bundle being associated with a plurality of optical fibers having one of their ends disposed to face an associated one of the light emitting diodes and the other end of each of the bundles of fibers being associated with a particular indicator. The configuration of optical fiber bundles utilize a control portion for controlling light emitting states of respective individual light emitting diodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 1997
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2000
    Assignee: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Shigeyoshi Arie, Takashi Odaira, Nobuaki Takai, Fusao Terada, Kiyondo Kobayashi, Yoshitaka Hara, Akira Okonogi, Katuji Wakabayashi, Masashi Takazawa