Patents by Inventor Shingo TAKEI

Shingo TAKEI 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: 10889221
    Abstract: There is provided a sound pickup device capable of satisfactorily picking up sound from a seated person side. A sound pickup device 1 includes a headrest 11 which is provided with an opening 29 on a seating surface 11a side, and has a recess 25 formed in the opening 29, and two or more sound pickup means, a first sound pickup means 31 and a second sound pickup means 32 are disposed in the recess 25 of the headrest 11, and the first sound pickup means 31 and the second sound pickup means 32 are disposed so that distances to the first sound pickup means 31 and the second sound pickup means 32 from a portion, closest to the seating surface 11a, of the opening 29 of the headrest 11 are different from each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shingo Takei, Naoki Takada
  • Publication number: 20200317102
    Abstract: There is provided a sound pickup device capable of satisfactorily picking up sound from a seated person side. A sound pickup device 1 includes a headrest 11 which is provided with an opening 29 on a seating surface 11a side, and has a recess 25 formed in the opening 29, and two or more sound pickup means, a first sound pickup means 31 and a second sound pickup means 32 are disposed in the recess 25 of the headrest 11, and the first sound pickup means 31 and the second sound pickup means 32 are disposed so that distances to the first sound pickup means 31 and the second sound pickup means 32 from a portion, closest to the seating surface 11a, of the opening 29 of the headrest 11 are different from each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 23, 2017
    Publication date: October 8, 2020
    Applicant: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shingo TAKEI, Naoki TAKADA
  • Patent number: 10696201
    Abstract: In a headrest including a core member, an acoustic speaker, and an acoustic microphone, the acoustic microphone is provided in a recessed portion provided in the core member, and a sound collection surface of the acoustic microphone is provided in a position rearward of a vibrating surface of the acoustic speaker. An opening at a tip end of the recessed portion can be provided in a position forward of a tip end of the vibrating surface of the acoustic speaker. The recessed portion can be formed into a shape that narrows from the opening toward a bottom surface. Even when the acoustic microphone is provided near to the acoustic speaker, accuracy of voice recognition by the acoustic microphone can be prevented from being reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsutomu Fujikake, Takao Ishikawa, Shingo Takei, Naoki Takada
  • Publication number: 20190232830
    Abstract: A vehicle seat having a seat cushion and ottoman pillars attached to the seat cushion, the seat cushion can be formed in a compact manner. The vehicle seat (S) comprises a cushion frame (F1) including a pair of cushion side frames (85), a cushion front member (86) connecting front ends of the cushion side frames with each other and a cushion rear member (87). The cushion front member is provided with a pair of recesses (143) extending in a fore and aft direction, and a pair of pillar support portions (141) extending in the fore and aft direction are received in and bonded to the respective recesses, the ottoman including a pair of ottoman pillars (135) inserted into the respective pillar support portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2019
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Shinya Aita, Hirotaka Takei, Masahiko Yamamoto, Shingo Kimata, Shigekazu Otake, Takahiro Mitsui, Masashi Yamashita
  • Patent number: 10293717
    Abstract: A vehicle seat having a seat cushion and ottoman pillars attached to the seat cushion, the seat cushion can be formed in a compact manner. The vehicle seat (S) comprises a cushion frame (F1) including a pair of cushion side frames (85), a cushion front member (86) connecting front ends of the cushion side frames with each other and a cushion rear member (87). The cushion front member is provided with a pair of recesses (143) extending in a fore and aft direction, and a pair of pillar support portions (141) extending in the fore and aft direction are received in and bonded to the respective recesses, the ottoman including a pair of ottoman pillars (135) inserted into the respective pillar support portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: TS TECH CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinya Aita, Hirotaka Takei, Masahiko Yamamoto, Shingo Kimata, Shigekazu Otake, Takahiro Mitsui, Masashi Yamashita
  • Publication number: 20190118688
    Abstract: In a headrest including a core member, an acoustic speaker, and an acoustic microphone, the acoustic microphone is provided in a recessed portion provided in the core member, and a sound collection surface of the acoustic microphone is provided in a position rearward of a vibrating surface of the acoustic speaker. An opening at a tip end of the recessed portion can be provided in a position forward of a tip end of the vibrating surface of the acoustic speaker. The recessed portion can be formed into a shape that narrows from the opening toward a bottom surface. Even when the acoustic microphone is provided near to the acoustic speaker, accuracy of voice recognition by the acoustic microphone can be prevented from being reduced.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 19, 2017
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Applicant: CLARION CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Tsutomu FUJIKAKE, Takao ISHIKAWA, Shingo TAKEI, Naoki TAKADA