Patents by Inventor Takeo Kaneko

Takeo Kaneko 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: 10656585
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a consumable management apparatus includes a detecting unit, a storage unit, an analyzing circuit, a predicting circuit, and a notifying circuit. The detecting unit detects a use condition of a consumable. The storage unit stores therein a use history of the consumable. The analyzing circuit is configured to analyze a consumption speed of the consumable based on a degree of use frequency of the consumable, the degree of use frequency being obtained from the use history of the consumable stored in the storage unit. The predicting circuit is configured to predict a replacement time of the consumable from the use condition of the consumable detected by the detecting unit and the consumption speed of the consumable analyzed by the analyzing circuit. The notifying circuit is configured to give a notice of the replacement time of the consumable predicted by the predicting circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takeo Seki, Akiyoshi Nakai, Ko Tokumaru, Masaru Kaneko
  • Publication number: 20190286038
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a consumable management apparatus includes a detecting unit, a storage unit, an analyzing circuit, a predicting circuit, and a notifying circuit. The detecting unit detects a use condition of a consumable. The storage unit stores therein a use history of the consumable. The analyzing circuit is configured to analyze a consumption speed of the consumable based on a degree of use frequency of the consumable, the degree of use frequency being obtained from the use history of the consumable stored in the storage unit. The predicting circuit is configured to predict a replacement time of the consumable from the use condition of the consumable detected by the detecting unit and the consumption speed of the consumable analyzed by the analyzing circuit. The notifying circuit is configured to give a notice of the replacement time of the consumable predicted by the predicting circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2019
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Takeo Seki, Akiyoshi Nakai, Ko Tokumaru, Masaru Kaneko
  • Patent number: 10314363
    Abstract: Provided is an insole capable of supporting a foot in a well-balanced manner. An insole 1 for a shoe is configured to include a calcaneal anterior-part support protrusion 90 for supporting a calcaneal anterior part 12A from a sole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: BMZ. Inc
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Takahashi, Kimihiko Kanazawa, Shigeki Takahashi, Takeo Sayama, Norihisa Okumura, Shouta Kaneko, Yuichi Takata
  • Patent number: 7582233
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing directional coupler includes forming a first waveguide over a substrate, forming a separate section on respective ends of the first waveguide, and forming a second waveguide stacked over the first waveguide, wherein the first waveguide and the second waveguide are patterned by ink-jet process. The first waveguide and the second waveguide may be formed so as to overlap each other. The method may further include forming a projecting portion on the substrate, wherein the first waveguide being formed on the projection portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2009
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoko Koyama, Takeo Kaneko, Taketomi Kamikawa, Norio Oguchi, Atsushi Harada
  • Patent number: 7138764
    Abstract: A light-emitting device includes a light-emitting layer capable of generating light by electroluminescence, a pair of electrodes applies an electric field to the light-emitting layer, and a substrate having a depression in a surface, and the light-emitting layer is disposed within the depression of the substrate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2002
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2006
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoko Koyama, Takeo Kaneko, Taketomi Kamikawa, Norio Oguchi, Atsushi Harada
  • Patent number: 7127142
    Abstract: To provide an optical communication device suitable for the transmission of a high-frequency signal. An optical communication device includes a first substrate having a light-emitting element or a light-receiving element on one side of the first substrate; a second substrate having an electronic circuit to perform operation control of the light-emitting element or the light-receiving element; and a flexible substrate which connects the section between the light-emitting element or the light-receiving element and the electronic circuit while achieving impedance matching.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2006
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Akira Miyamae, Takeo Kaneko, Kazuhiko Suzuki
  • Patent number: 7118293
    Abstract: To provide an optical module capable of miniaturization, the optical module, to which an optical plug provided at one end of an optical transmission path is attached, so as to transmit and receive signal light via the optical transmission path for information communication, includes: a transparent substrate having light transmittance property with respect to a wavelength of used signal light; an optical socket, which is arranged on one surface side of the transparent substrate and to which the optical plug is attached; an optical element, which is arranged on the other surface side of the transparent substrate and emits the signal light to the one surface side of the transparent substrate according to a supplied electrical signal, or generates an electrical signal according to the intensity of the signal light supplied from the other surface of the transparent substrate; and a reflective portion, which is arranged on the other surface of the transparent substrate and changes a path of the signal light emitted
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 13, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2006
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Kimio Nagasaka, Takeo Kaneko, Akira Miyamae
  • Patent number: 7104703
    Abstract: The invention provides an optical transceiver which makes it possible to simplify a production process. An optical transceiver of the present invention includes an optical socket to mount an optical plug disposed at one end portion of an optical fiber); a light-condensing device; and an optical element to emit light in accordance with a supplied electrical signal and an optical element to generate an electrical signal in accordance with a received light signal; and a light-transmissive substrate to support the optical socket, the light-condensing device, and the optical elements so that the optical fiber, the light-condensing device, and the optical elements are aligned on an optical axis of the optical transceiver.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2003
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2006
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Kimio Nagasaka, Akira Miyamae, Takeo Kaneko, Eiichi Fujii, Jun Amako, Tsugio Ide, Shojiro Kitamura
  • Publication number: 20060174657
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing directional coupler includes forming a first waveguide over a substrate, forming a separate section on respective ends of the first waveguide, and forming a second waveguide stacked over the first waveguide, wherein the first waveguide and the second waveguide are patterned by ink-jet process. The first waveguide and the second waveguide may be formed so as to overlap each other. The method may further include forming a projecting portion on the substrate, wherein the first waveguide being formed on the projection portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2006
    Publication date: August 10, 2006
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Tomoko Koyama, Takeo Kaneko, Taketomi Kamikawa, Norio Oguchi, Atsushi Harada
  • Patent number: 7070339
    Abstract: The invention provides a manufacturing method of an optical transceiver whereby the manufacturing process can be further simplified. A method to manufacture an optical transceiver includes: combining an optical socket and an assembling object to be assembled with the optical socket, where the optical socket includes a fitting hole to mount an optical plug holding an end portion of an optical fiber; mounting an optical head to photograph the assembling object in the fitting hole of the optical socket, and obtaining an image of the assembling object exposed to the fitting hole and reference position information in the photographed image display screen; a detecting a difference between the image of the assembling object and the reference position information; reducing the difference by moving the optical socket and the assembling object relative to each other based on the difference; and fixing the assembling object and the optical socket.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2003
    Date of Patent: July 4, 2006
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Kimio Nagasaka, Akira Miyamae, Takeo Kaneko
  • Patent number: 7063467
    Abstract: An optical module may include precise guide pins formed in a transparent substrate or an optical transmission line support member. The precise guide pins may be inserted into corresponding precise guide holes within the transparent substrate or the optical transmission line support member to precisely align optical elements. The precise guide holes may be formed within one of the transparent substrate and the optical transmission line support member by positioning protruding portions of a jig within over-sized guide holes and filling a gap between the protruding portions of the jig and the respective over-sized guide holes with a filler material. Once the filler material is cured, the jig may be withdrawn leaving precisely positioned guide holes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2004
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2006
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Kimio Nagasaka, Akira Miyamae, Takeo Kaneko
  • Patent number: 6999493
    Abstract: The invention provides a surface emission laser which can be operated with low-current drive, and a manufacturing method therefor. The invention also provides a light reception element which provides high-speed modulation, and a manufacturing method therefor. The invention also provides an optical transceiver module which provides enhanced optical connection efficiency. An opening portion from the other surface side of the semiconductor substrate to the end portion on the semiconductor substrate side of the light emission portion is formed on the semiconductor substrate of the surface emission laser, and a lens made of a transparent resin is formed through the use of the side surface of the opening portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2002
    Date of Patent: February 14, 2006
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Takeo Kaneko
  • Publication number: 20050191454
    Abstract: A laminated rubber hose comprising an inner layer made of a fluororubber (such as a tetrafluoroethylene/propylene elastic copolymer) composition and an outer layer made of a silicone rubber (such as dimethyl silicone rubber) composition, co-vulcanized, wherein the peel strength between the inner layer and the outer layer is at least 8 N/cm. The laminated rubber hose of the present invention is excellent in the heat resistance, the oil resistance and the chemical resistance, and is suitable for a rubber hose for an intercooler of a Diesel engine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2004
    Publication date: September 1, 2005
    Applicant: ASAHI GLASS COMPANY LIMITED
    Inventors: Takeo Kaneko, Noriharu Tate, Hitoshi Susa
  • Publication number: 20050180481
    Abstract: To provide a high speed surface-emitting semiconductor laser including a photo-detector, which has some degrees of freedom in its structure, and a method of manufacturing the same. A surface-emitting semiconductor laser according to the present invention includes a light-emitting device and a photo-detector formed on the light-emitting device. The light-emitting device includes a first mirror, an active layer formed on the first mirror, and a second mirror formed on the active layer. The second mirror is a multi-layered film. At least one of layers composing the unit period of the second mirror is a dielectric layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 7, 2005
    Publication date: August 18, 2005
    Applicant: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Kaneko, Takeo Kaneko
  • Patent number: 6870182
    Abstract: An organic semiconductor device of the present invention has an organic semiconductor layer disposed within a depression formed in a substrate; a drain electrode and a source electrode; and a gate electrode to face the organic semiconductor layer with a gate insulating layer interposed. Alternatively, an organic semiconductor device of the present invention has an insulating layer disposed on a substrate; an organic semiconductor layer disposed within a depression formed in the insulating layer; a drain electrode and a source electrode; and a gate electrode disposed to face the organic semiconductor layer with a gate insulating layer interposed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2002
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2005
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Tomoko Koyama, Takeo Kaneko, Taketomi Kamikawa, Norio Oguchi, Atsushi Harada
  • Publication number: 20040252951
    Abstract: The invention provides an optical transceiver which can further simplify a manufacturing process. An optical transceiver of the present invention includes: an optical socket to attach an optical plug provided at one end of an optical fiber; a light condensing device to condense light; an electro optical element that emits light according to a supplied electrical signal or generates an electrical signal according to a supplied light reception signal; and a light transmitting substrate supporting the optical socket, the light condensing device, and the electro optical element so that an optical fiber, the light condensing device and the electro optical element are aligned on an optical axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 12, 2004
    Publication date: December 16, 2004
    Applicant: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Kimio Nagasaka, Akira Miyamae, Takeo Kaneko, Hitoshi Nakayama, Shojiro Kitamura
  • Publication number: 20040234210
    Abstract: To provide a technology, which enable carrying out an optical position alignment precisely and easily in apparatus and the like used in optical communication, a method of manufacturing an optical module includes forming a guide pin in either a transparent substrate or an optical transmission line support member; forming a guide hole, in which the guide pin is to be inserted, to the other one of the transparent substrate and the optical transmission line support member such that the diameter of the guide hole is made larger as compared with the diameter of the hole; arranging a jig having a protruding portion, of which diameter is substantially the same as the diameter of the guide pin, over the transparent substrate such that the protruding portion is being inserted into the guide hole; filling the gap between the protruding portion and the guide hole with a filler material, which is cured by carrying out a predetermined processing; adjusting a position of the jig; curing the filler material, which is filled
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 22, 2004
    Publication date: November 25, 2004
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kimio Nagasaka, Akira Miyamae, Takeo Kaneko
  • Patent number: RE43759
    Abstract: A multiple wavelength light emitting device is provided wherewith the resonance strength and directivity between colors can be easily adjusted for balance. This light emitting device comprises a light emission means 4 for emitting light containing wavelength components to be output, and a semi-reflecting layer group 2 wherein semi-reflecting layers 2R, 2G, and 2B that transmit some light having specific wavelengths emitted from the light emission means and reflect the remainder are stacked up in order in the direction of light advance in association with wavelengths of light to be output. Light emission regions AR, AG, and AB are determined in association with the wavelengths of light to be output.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2000
    Date of Patent: October 23, 2012
    Assignees: Seiko Epson Corporation, Cambridge Display Technology Ltd
    Inventors: Tatsuya Shimoda, Tomoko Koyama, Takeo Kaneko, Jeremy Henley Burroughes
  • Patent number: RE44164
    Abstract: A multiple wavelength light emitting device is provided wherewith the resonance strength and directivity between colors can be easily adjusted for balance. This light emitting device comprises a light emission means 4 for emitting light containing wavelength components to be output, and a semi-reflecting layer group 2 wherein semi-reflecting layers 2R, 2G, and 2B that transmit some light having specific wavelengths emitted from the light emission means and reflect the remainder are stacked up in order in the direction of light advance in association with wavelengths of light to be output. Light emission regions AR, AG, and AB are determined in association with the wavelengths of light to be output.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2000
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2013
    Assignees: Seiko Epson Corporation, Cambridge Display Technology Ltd
    Inventors: Tatsuya Shimoda, Tomoko Koyama, Takeo Kaneko, Jeremy Henley Burroughes
  • Patent number: RE45442
    Abstract: A multiple wavelength light emitting device is provided wherewith the resonance strength and directivity between colors can be easily adjusted for balance. This light emitting device comprises a light emission means 4 for emitting light containing wavelength components to be output, and a semi-reflecting layer group 2 wherein semi-reflecting layers 2R, 2G, and 2B that transmit some light having specific wavelengths emitted from the light emission means and reflect the remainder are stacked up in order in the direction of light advance in association with wavelengths of light to be output. Light emission regions AR, AG, and AB are determined in association with the wavelengths of light to be output.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignees: Seiko Epson Corporation, Cambridge Display Technology Limited
    Inventors: Tatsuya Shimoda, Tomoko Koyama, Takeo Kaneko, Jeremy Henley Burroughes