Patents by Inventor Rei ASAI

Rei ASAI 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: 20210228980
    Abstract: An illumination device according to one or more embodiments may include: a light guide plate unit having a front light guide plate and a rear light guide plate; a light projecting unit having an LED configured to supply light to the front light guide plate and the rear light guide plate; a moving mechanism configured to cause the light guide plate unit to reciprocate in a depth direction; and a detector having a detection region in front of the light guide plate unit in the depth direction and configured to detect the presence or absence of an object without contacting. The moving mechanism may move the light guide plate unit in accordance with a detection result of the detector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2020
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyuki ONITSUKA, Takahiro ONO, Tatsuya ADACHI, Rei ASAI, Takehiro AGATA
  • Publication number: 20210233347
    Abstract: An illumination device according to one or more embodiments may include: a light guide plate unit comprising a front light guide plate and a rear light guide plate arranged in a depth direction at a predetermined interval, and a light projecting unit arranged at a side of the light guide plate unit. The light projecting unit may comprise an LED in an amount of one piece among the front light guide plate and the rear light guide plate; and a moving mechanism configured to cause the light guide plate unit to reciprocate in the depth direction to cause a light incident surface of either one of the front light guide plate and the rear light guide plate to be opposed to the light projecting unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 15, 2020
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: OMRON Corporation
    Inventors: Hiroyuki ONITSUKA, Takahiro ONO, Tatsuya ADACHI, Rei ASAI, Takehiro AGATA