Patents by Inventor Shinya Mizuno

Shinya Mizuno 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: 11427260
    Abstract: A reinforcement is formed into an elongated shape, and includes a reinforcement body in which a housing part opened toward an outer peripheral side is formed and a covering part attached to close an opening of the housing part. A module component which is an electrical component or a wiring component may be housed in the reinforcement while being attached to the covering part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2022
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Koji Yamaguchi, Housei Mizuno, Shinya Sadohara, Hiroki Hirai, Shinya Itou
  • Publication number: 20220242132
    Abstract: A printing device includes a printing unit configured to use ink stored in an ink cartridge to perform printing on a medium, a remaining amount detector configured to detect a remaining amount of the ink stored in the ink cartridge, a maintenance unit configured to perform maintenance on the printing unit, and a display unit configured to perform predetermined notification regarding either replacement of the ink cartridge or refilling of the ink cartridge with the ink. Either the printing device or a server device includes a selector configured to select either the maintenance to be performed or the predetermined notification based on the remaining amount of the ink when an amount of the ink used for a predetermined time period is equal to or smaller than a defined amount based on information on the amount of the ink used.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2022
    Publication date: August 4, 2022
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shinya YAMAGATA, Yoshiharu MIZUNO
  • Patent number: 11377133
    Abstract: A method for fixing a steering support capable of improving efficiency when the steering support is fixed to an instrument panel reinforcement body is provided. The method for fixing the steering support according to one aspect of the present disclosure includes processes of: passing an instrument panel reinforcement body through a first through-hole formed in a steering support; and increasing the pressure inside an area of the instrument panel reinforcement body covered with the steering support, plastically deforming the area of the instrument panel reinforcement body from an inside to an outside, and pressing a circumferential surface of the first through-hole of the steering support by an outer circumferential surface of the area of the instrument panel reinforcement body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koichi Hiramatsu, Shinya Mizuno, Nobuyuki Nagai, Koji Okamura
  • Publication number: 20220200852
    Abstract: A device management system for configuring a configuration target device includes: a candidate determiner configured to determine, from among a plurality of installed devices, based on position information of each of the plurality of installed devices and position information of the configuration target device, a candidate device of a reference device to be referred to for configuring the configuration target device; a reference device selector configured to select the reference device from among a plurality of the candidate devices determined by the candidate determiner, based on a device operation on the configuration target device; and a configuration processor configured to perform a process of configuring, for the configuration target device, configuration information configured for the reference device selected by the reference device selector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2020
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Applicant: KYOCERA Corporation
    Inventors: Tomohiro SUDOU, Shinya MIZUNO
  • Publication number: 20200262465
    Abstract: A method for fixing a steering support capable of improving efficiency when the steering support is fixed to an instrument panel reinforcement body is provided. The method for fixing the steering support according to one aspect of the present disclosure includes processes of: passing an instrument panel reinforcement body through a first through-hole formed in a steering support; and increasing the pressure inside an area of the instrument panel reinforcement body covered with the steering support, plastically deforming the area of the instrument panel reinforcement body from an inside to an outside, and pressing a circumferential surface of the first through-hole of the steering support by an outer circumferential surface of the area of the instrument panel reinforcement body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 10, 2020
    Publication date: August 20, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koichi HIRAMATSU, Shinya MIZUNO, Nobuyuki NAGAI, Koji OKAMURA
  • Patent number: 9992325
    Abstract: A mobile electronic device according to an embodiment includes an annunciator that performs notification about an event, and a controller that causes the annunciator to perform the notification about the event when a lifting operation that lifts the mobile electronic device has been detected. A mobile electronic device includes an annunciator performing notification about an event, and a controller causing the annunciator to perform the notification about the event when it is detected that the mobile electronic device has made a transition to a handheld state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2018
    Assignee: KYOCERA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouji Watanabe, Saya Miura, Shinya Mizuno
  • Patent number: 9871909
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a mobile electronic device includes at least one controller that enables a silent mode setting when a state of being in a vehicle is determined and that enables the silent mode setting when a set time is reached, and the at least one controller suspends the enabling of the silent mode setting based on the set time when the set time is reached after having determined the state of being in a vehicle. When in the state of being in a vehicle, the mobile electronic device does not enable the silent mode setting based on the set time but enables the silent mode setting based on the state of being in a vehicle even when the time of enabling the silent mode setting based on the set time is reached.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: KYOCERA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kouji Watanabe, Shinya Mizuno
  • Patent number: 9831332
    Abstract: A high electron mobility transistor (HEMT) made of nitride semiconductor materials, and a method to form the HEMT are disclosed. The HEMT includes a channel layer made of GaN, a barrier layer made of one of AlGaN, InAlN, and InAlGaN on the GaN channel layer, a cap layer made of n-type GaN on the barrier layer, and an insulating layer on the cap layer. The insulating layer has an opening into which the gate is formed. The cap layer has a region in the opening that has a thickness smaller than a thickness of portions of the cap layer that are outside of such region. The outside portions have a thickness that is preferably 5 nm at most.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2017
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC DEVICE INNOVATIONS, INC.
    Inventor: Shinya Mizuno
  • Publication number: 20170048382
    Abstract: A mobile electronic device according to an embodiment includes an annunciator that performs notification about an event, and a controller that causes the annunciator to perform the notification about the event when a lifting operation that lifts the mobile electronic device has been detected. A mobile electronic device includes an annunciator performing notification about an event, and a controller causing the annunciator to perform the notification about the event when it is detected that the mobile electronic device has made a transition to a handheld state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 24, 2015
    Publication date: February 16, 2017
    Inventors: Kouji WATANABE, Saya MIURA, Shinya MIZUNO
  • Publication number: 20170048381
    Abstract: In one embodiment, a mobile electronic device includes at least one controller that enables a silent mode setting when a state of being in a vehicle is determined and that enables the silent mode setting when a set time is reached, and the at least one controller suspends the enabling of the silent mode setting based on the set time when the set time is reached after having determined the state of being in a vehicle. When in the state of being in a vehicle, the mobile electronic device does not enable the silent mode setting based on the set time but enables the silent mode setting based on the state of being in a vehicle even when the time of enabling the silent mode setting based on the set time is reached.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2015
    Publication date: February 16, 2017
    Inventors: Kouji WATANABE, Shinya MIZUNO
  • Publication number: 20160372588
    Abstract: A high electron mobility transistor (HEMT) made of nitride semiconductor materials, and a method to form the HEMT are disclosed. The HEMT includes a channel layer made of GaN, a barrier layer made of one of AlGaN, InAlN, and InAlGaN on the GaN channel layer, a cap layer made of n-type GaN on the barrier layer, and an insulating layer on the cap layer. The insulating layer has an opening into which the gate is formed. The cap layer has a thickness in the portion of the opening smaller than a thickness of portions of the cap layer except for the opening, which is preferably 5 nm at most.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 21, 2016
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC DEVICE INNOVATIONS, INC.
    Inventor: Shinya MIZUNO
  • Patent number: 9498807
    Abstract: A work is subjected to a heat treatment in a heat-treating furnace. First, the work is carried into the heat-treating furnace. The work in the heat-treating furnace is immersed in a heat source solvent. In the heat-treating furnace, a superheated steam atmosphere is formed. The work is exposed in the heat-treating furnace under the superheated steam atmosphere. Then, the work is carried out of the heat-treating furnace.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Keisuke Isomura, Shinya Mizuno, Noriyuki Ueno, Takehito Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20160337596
    Abstract: In some embodiments, an electronic device includes an imaging device, a display configured to display an image acquired by the imaging device, a sensor configured to measure information that is used to detect a change in a surrounding environment of the electronic device, and at least one controller configured to determine the surrounding environment continuously based on a measurement result of the sensor to switch an operational setting related to an operation of the imaging device and a setting related to automatic correction of the image acquired by the imaging device, based on a determination result of the surrounding environment, when the change in the surrounding environment is detected. The at least one controller switches the setting related to the automatic correction, when the imaging device has already started capturing a moving image when the change in the surrounding environment is detected, without switching the operational setting.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 11, 2016
    Publication date: November 17, 2016
    Inventors: Saya MIURA, Shinya MIZUNO
  • Publication number: 20160216831
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus that may be enabled by a user's simple operation to a touch panel, a control method of the electronic apparatus, and a control program of the electronic apparatus are provided. An electronic apparatus includes a contact detector for detecting a contact, an acceleration detector for detecting acceleration, a display for displaying an image, and controllers for controlling the display to start displaying the image when the acceleration detector detects predetermined acceleration caused by a first tap and, within a predetermined period therefrom, the contact detector detects a contact caused by a second touch.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Publication date: July 28, 2016
    Inventors: Yasuhiro UENO, Shigeki TANABE, Hideki MORITA, Isao MASUIKE, Shinya MIZUNO, Taro IIO
  • Patent number: 9117755
    Abstract: A method for fabricating a semiconductor device includes forming ohmic electrodes on a source region and a drain region of a nitride semiconductor layer, forming a low-resistance layer between an uppermost surface of the nitride semiconductor layer and the ohmic electrodes by annealing the nitride semiconductor layer, removing the ohmic electrodes from at least one of the source region and the drain region after forming the low-resistance layer, and forming at least one of a source electrode and a drain electrode on the low-resistance layer, the at least one of a source electrode and a drain electrode having an edge, a distance between the edge and a gate electrode is longer than a distance between an edge of the low-resistance layer and the gate electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2015
    Assignee: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Shinya Mizuno
  • Publication number: 20150147709
    Abstract: A work is subjected to a heat treatment in a heat-treating furnace. First, the work is carried into the heat-treating furnace. The work in the heat-treating furnace is immersed in a heat source solvent. In the heat-treating furnace, a superheated steam atmosphere is formed. The work is exposed in the heat-treating furnace under the superheated steam atmosphere. Then, the work is carried out of the heat-treating furnace.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2013
    Publication date: May 28, 2015
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Keisuke Isomura, Shinya Mizuno, Noriyuki Ueno, Takehito Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20140235048
    Abstract: A method for fabricating a semiconductor device includes forming ohmic electrodes on a source region and a drain region of a nitride semiconductor layer, forming a low-resistance layer between an uppermost surface of the nitride semiconductor layer and the ohmic electrodes by annealing the nitride semiconductor layer, removing the ohmic electrodes from at least one of the source region and the drain region. after forming the low-resistance layer, and forming at least one of a source electrode and a drain electrode on the low-resistance layer, the at least one of a source electrode and a drain electrode having an edge, a distance between the edge and a gate electrode is longer than a distance between an edge of the low-resistance layer and the gate electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2014
    Publication date: August 21, 2014
    Applicant: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Shinya Mizuno
  • Patent number: 8748303
    Abstract: A method for fabricating a semiconductor device includes forming ohmic electrodes on a source region and a drain region of a nitride semiconductor layer, forming a low-resistance layer between an uppermost surface of the nitride semiconductor layer and the ohmic electrodes by annealing the nitride semiconductor layer, removing the ohmic electrodes from at least one of the source region and the drain region after forming the low-resistance layer, and forming at least one of a source electrode and a drain electrode on the low-resistance layer, the at least one of a source electrode and a drain electrode having an edge, a distance between the edge and a gate electrode is longer than a distance between an edge of the low-resistance layer and the gate electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2014
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
    Inventor: Shinya Mizuno
  • Publication number: 20120247266
    Abstract: A slide handler 1 mounted on a top end side of a handle lever 5 of which a base end side is attached to a slider 9 of an operated portion has a handler body 2 that has a lever reception portion 7 in which the handler lever 5 is received, a mount attachment 3 that has a lever locking portion 21 relatively fitted and mounted in the lever reception portion 7 in a state that the lever locking portion 21 is locked on the handle lever 5 and that has a hook portion 22 hooked in the lever reception portion 7 in a state that the fitting and mounting is completed, and a pressing member 4 that is detachably mounted on the handler body 2 and presses the hook portion 22 in the lever reception portion 7 in a hooking direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 6, 2010
    Publication date: October 4, 2012
    Applicant: PIONEER CORPORATION
    Inventors: Nao Takagi, Shinya Mizuno
  • Patent number: 8191608
    Abstract: A device for low-pressure casting wherein the stalk or the guiding tube is filled with inert gas by causing the space formed over the molten metal in the pressurizing room to communicate with the stalk or the guiding tube.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2008
    Date of Patent: June 5, 2012
    Assignee: Sintokogio, Ltd.
    Inventors: Shinya Mizuno, Yutaka Murata