Patents by Inventor Satoshi Kazahaya

Satoshi Kazahaya 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: 20200026023
    Abstract: An interchangeable lens that is removably attachable to a camera body includes: a lens-side mount; a cylindrical portion; a lens-side terminal group; a first lens-side projecting portion disposed at an outer periphery side of the lens-side terminal group, the first lens-side projecting portion projecting outwardly from the cylindrical portion and extending in a circumferential direction of the cylindrical portion; a third lens-side projecting portion at least partly disposed at a position facing the first lens-side projecting portion across the optical axis, the third lens-side projecting portion projecting outwardly from the cylindrical portion and extending in the circumferential direction; and a cutout provided on the third lens-side projecting portion in the circumferential direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Publication date: January 23, 2020
    Applicant: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Koji NAGAOKA, Masateru ASAYAMA, Satoshi KAZAHAYA
  • Publication number: 20190293902
    Abstract: A lens barrel and camera moves a lens in the optical axis direction at a high speed. This lens barrel is provided with: a first electromagnetic drive unit; a first lens holding frame, which holds a first lens, and moves the first lens in the optical axis direction by means of the first electromagnetic drive unit; a second electromagnetic drive unit; and a second lens holding frame, which holds a second lens, and moves the second lens in the optical axis direction by means of the second electromagnetic drive unit. The first lens holding frame is disposed on the inner circumference side of the second lens holding frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuki KINOUCHI, Kentaro TERAO, Satoshi KAZAHAYA
  • Publication number: 20190179108
    Abstract: A lens barrel includes: a first lens; a first tube that holds the first lens and moves along an optical axis; a focusing lens; an actuator that drives the focusing lens; and a second tube that holds the focusing lens and the actuator and moves along the optical axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2017
    Publication date: June 13, 2019
    Applicant: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yuki KINOUCHI, Kentaro TERAO, Satoshi KAZAHAYA, Hiroki TAKITA, Mizuki WAYU
  • Patent number: 8982226
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus includes: an imaging unit that repeatedly captures images of a subject to obtain image information; a recording unit that records timing information indicative of a given point in time during an imaging period of the image information; and a display unit that displays an image corresponding to the timing information, which is extracted from the image information, in response to an end of the imaging period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2007
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2015
    Assignee: Nikon Corporation
    Inventors: Masahide Tanaka, Akihiko Obama, Satoshi Kazahaya, Hiroki Harada, Hiroki Ono, Kentaro Terao
  • Patent number: 8917461
    Abstract: An optical device comprising: an elastic body provided between a first frame and a second frame; a position determining portion provided to sandwich, with the elastic body, the first frame, and can determine a position of the first frame towards the elastic body; a fixing portion provided to sandwich, with the position determining portion, the first frame, and can fix the first frame to the position determining portion; and an energizing member energizing the first frame in a direction crossing a position determining direction of the first frame and a fixing direction of the first frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 23, 2014
    Assignee: Nikon Corporation
    Inventor: Satoshi Kazahaya
  • Publication number: 20110013296
    Abstract: An optical device comprising; an elastic body provided between a first frame and a second frame; a position determining portion provided to sandwich, with the elastic body, the first frame, and can determine a position of the first frame towards the elastic body; a fixing portion provided to sandwich, with the position determining portion, the first frame, and can fix the first frame to the position determining portion; and an energizing member energizing the first frame in a direction crossing a position determining direction of the first frame and a fixing direction of the first frame.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 14, 2010
    Publication date: January 20, 2011
    Applicant: NIKON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Satoshi KAZAHAYA
  • Publication number: 20090309989
    Abstract: An imaging apparatus includes: an imaging unit that repeatedly captures images of a subject to obtain image information; a recording unit that records timing information indicative of a given point in time during an imaging period of the image information; and a display unit that displays an image corresponding to the timing information, which is extracted from the image information, in response to an end of the imaging period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2007
    Publication date: December 17, 2009
    Applicant: Nikon Corporation
    Inventors: Masahide Tanaka, Akihiko Obama, Satoshi Kazahaya, Hiroki Harada, Hiroki Ono, Kentaro Terao