Patents by Inventor Tatsuya Oguchi

Tatsuya Oguchi 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: 11370239
    Abstract: A printer includes a holder configured to house rolled recording paper, a cover that is attached to the holder to be openable and closable relative to the holder, and a contact part that is attached to the cover and configured to contact the recording paper. The contact part is configured such that the contact part substantially point-contacts the recording paper, and positions on the contact part contacting the recording paper change as the recording paper is unrolled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 28, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Yuji Yada, Yoshinari Takabatake, Tetsuhiro Ishikawa, Tatsuya Oguchi, Masahiro Tsuchiya
  • Patent number: 11331933
    Abstract: A cassette connectable to a printer includes a housing configured to house a recording sheet, a connector that is connected to a feed port of the printer for supplying the recording sheet to the printer, and a sensor group including sensor modules that measure a state in a space surrounded by the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Takeshi Wakui, Sumio Watanabe, Masahiro Yanagi, Toshiya Koyama, Tatsuya Oguchi
  • Patent number: 11325405
    Abstract: A printer includes a print head configured to print on a recording sheet, a platen roller attached to a frame in a rotatable manner, a support having a head spring attached thereto that urges the print head toward the platen roller, and a hold unit attached to the frame in a rotatable manner and having an engaging part that engages with a projection situated at a side end of the support, wherein the head spring is configured to urge the print head toward the platen roller when the projection is engaged with the engaging part, and wherein the hold unit is configured to be rotated to cause the engaging part to disengage from the projection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Yuji Yada, Masahiro Tsuchiya, Tetsuhiro Ishikawa, Hiromi Ohtsuka, Tatsuya Oguchi
  • Patent number: 11325402
    Abstract: A printer including a printing part which prints on a recording paper; a cutter part which cuts the recording paper; and a conveying part which includes a conveying route having a curving shape and through which the recording paper conveyed through the cutter part is conveyed; a conveying route cover which is attached to the conveying part and covers a portion of the conveying route; and a flapper which is provided at a curved portion of the conveying route, has a curved shape, and is rotatably attached to the conveying route cover so as to rotatably open or close relative to a main body of the printer, wherein the conveying route cover and the flapper are movable together so as to separate from or contact the main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Tatsuya Oguchi, Sumio Watanabe, Masahiro Tsuchiya, Tetsuhiro Ishikawa
  • Patent number: 11285743
    Abstract: A printer includes a printer body (110) including a recording-paper holder (111) that holds rolled recording paper (100) and includes a holder guide (112) for guiding the recording paper (100), a platen roller (140), a print head (130) attached to the printer body (110), and a lower guide (160) that is disposed to face the holder guide (112) such that a conveying path for guiding the recording paper (100) is formed between the lower guide (160) and the holder guide (112).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Tatsuya Oguchi, Sumio Watanabe, Yukihiro Mori, Masahiro Tsuchiya, Yuji Yada, Tetsuhiro Ishikawa
  • Publication number: 20210329132
    Abstract: A communication system includes an information terminal, and a printing apparatus configured to perform intergroup communication with the information terminal belonging to a group. The printing apparatus includes a printing part configured to perform printing, a data receiver configured to receive print data from the information terminal via the intergroup communication, and a print controller configured to control the printing part using the received print data.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2021
    Publication date: October 21, 2021
    Inventors: Tatsuya Oguchi, Sumio Watanabe, Yukihiro Mori
  • Patent number: 11082568
    Abstract: A communication system includes an information terminal, and a printing apparatus configured to perform intergroup communication with the information terminal belonging to a group. The printing apparatus includes a printing part configured to perform printing, a data receiver configured to receive print data from the information terminal via the intergroup communication, and a print controller configured to control the printing part using the received print data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Tatsuya Oguchi, Sumio Watanabe, Yukihiro Mori
  • Patent number: 11065886
    Abstract: A printer includes a print head that performs printing on a recording medium, a frame, a platen roller attached to the frame, a head spring that biases the print head toward the platen roller, a hook provided on a facing surface of the frame facing a back surface of the print head, and a support provided at an end of the head spring and attached to the hook. The head spring is rotatable about the support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: July 20, 2021
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Yuji Yada, Hiromi Ohtsuka, Tatsuya Oguchi
  • Patent number: 10987942
    Abstract: A printing apparatus includes a printer function part configured to print on a recording sheet, a power supply including a rechargeable battery, a charger configured to charge the rechargeable battery, and an input part configured to input information. The printer function part, the input part, the power supply, and the charger are arranged from a first end of the printing apparatus towards a second end opposite to the first end, in an order of the printer function part, the input part, the power supply, and the charger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Tatsuya Oguchi, Sumio Watanabe, Yukihiro Mori
  • Patent number: 10968060
    Abstract: A sheet cassette that accommodates a recording sheet and is connected with a printer includes a first roller contacting a feed roller of the printer, a second roller contacting a recording sheet, a first gear and a second gear attached to a shaft of the first roller, a third gear and a fourth gear attached to a single shaft, and a fifth gear attached to a shaft of the second roller, wherein the first gear independently rotates relative to the first roller and the second gear, the feed gear of the printer engages with the first gear, the first gear engages with the third gear, the fourth gear rotates together with the third gear, the fourth gear engages with the fifth gear, and the second roller is rotated by rotation of the fifth gear.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Tatsuya Oguchi, Sumio Watanabe, Yukihiro Mori
  • Publication number: 20200398593
    Abstract: A printer including a printing part which prints on a recording paper; a cutter part which cuts the recording paper; and a conveying part which includes a conveying route having a curving shape and through which the recording paper conveyed through the cutter part is conveyed; a conveying route cover which is attached to the conveying part and covers a portion of the conveying route; and a flapper which is provided at a curved portion of the conveying route, has a curved shape, and is rotatably attached to the conveying route cover so as to rotatably open or close relative to a main body of the printer, wherein the conveying route cover and the flapper are movable together so as to separate from or contact the main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 4, 2020
    Publication date: December 24, 2020
    Inventors: Tatsuya Oguchi, Sumio Watanabe, Masahiro Tsuchiya, Tetsuhiro Ishikawa
  • Patent number: 10807816
    Abstract: A sheet cassette connectable to a printer includes a case, a spring, a cover, and a connecting part. The case stores a recording sheet. The spring is provided on the case. The cover covers the case and the spring and slides relative to the case to expose the spring. The connecting part is attached to the case and is connectable to the printer. The spring is exposed to press a recording sheet placed on the cover toward a position at which the printer is to be located when connected to the sheet cassette.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Tatsuya Oguchi, Sumio Watanabe, Yukihiro Mori
  • Patent number: 10792939
    Abstract: A printer including a printing part which prints on a recording paper; a cutter part which cuts the recording paper; and a conveying part which includes a conveying route having a curving shape and through which the recording paper conveyed through the cutter part is conveyed; a conveying route cover which is attached to the conveying part and covers a portion of the conveying route; and a flapper which is provided at a curved portion of the conveying route, has a curved shape, and is rotatably attached to the conveying route cover so as to rotatably open or close relative to a main body of the printer, wherein the conveying route cover and the flapper are movable together so as to separate from or contact the main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Tatsuya Oguchi, Sumio Watanabe, Masahiro Tsuchiya, Tetsuhiro Ishikawa
  • Publication number: 20200307250
    Abstract: A printer includes a print head that performs printing on a recording medium, a frame, a platen roller attached to the frame, a head spring that biases the print head toward the platen roller, a hook provided on a facing surface of the frame facing a back surface of the print head, and a support provided at an end of the head spring and attached to the hook. The head spring is rotatable about the support.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 24, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji Yada, Hiromi Ohtsuka, Tatsuya Oguchi
  • Patent number: 10754589
    Abstract: A terminal device includes an operation part, a touching part, a communication module, and a retrieval module. The retrieval module is configured to retrieve an object displayed on a first apparatus equipped with a touch panel from the first apparatus, in response to the operation part being operated while the object is selected by the touching part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Masahiro Yanagi, Sumio Watanabe, Takeshi Wakui, Toshiya Koyama, Tatsuya Oguchi
  • Patent number: 10737514
    Abstract: A sheet cassette connectable to a printer includes a storage part, a battery, and an electrode terminal. The storage part is configured to store a recording sheet. The sheet cassette is configured to supply the electric power of the battery to the printer through the electrode terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Tatsuya Oguchi, Sumio Watanabe, Yukihiro Mori
  • Publication number: 20200238740
    Abstract: A printer includes a print head configured to print on a recording sheet, a platen roller attached to a frame in a rotatable manner, a support having a head spring attached thereto that urges the print head toward the platen roller, and a hold unit attached to the frame in a rotatable manner and having an engaging part that engages with a projection situated at a side end of the support, wherein the head spring is configured to urge the print head toward the platen roller when the projection is engaged with the engaging part, and wherein the hold unit is configured to be rotated to cause the engaging part to disengage from the projection.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2020
    Publication date: July 30, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji YADA, Masahiro TSUCHIYA, Tetsuhiro ISHIKAWA, Hiromi OHTSUKA, Tatsuya OGUCHI
  • Patent number: 10688813
    Abstract: A printing apparatus having a pillar shape includes a printing mechanism, a motor, and a gear box. The printing mechanism includes a print head configured to perform printing on a recording sheet and a platen roller configured to convey the recording sheet. The gear box is configured to transmit the rotation of the motor to the platen roller. The printing mechanism, the gear box, and the motor are arranged in order from a first side of the printing apparatus toward a second side of the printing apparatus in a longitudinal direction of the printing apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Tatsuya Oguchi, Sumio Watanabe, Yukihiro Mori
  • Publication number: 20200189299
    Abstract: A printer includes a holder configured to house rolled recording paper, a cover that is attached to the holder to be openable and closable relative to the holder, and a contact part that is attached to the cover and configured to contact the recording paper. The contact part is configured such that the contact part substantially point-contacts the recording paper, and positions on the contact part contacting the recording paper change as the recording paper is unrolled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 19, 2019
    Publication date: June 18, 2020
    Inventors: Yuji YADA, Yoshinari TAKABATAKE, Tetsuhiro ISHIKAWA, Tatsuya OGUCHI, Masahiro TSUCHIYA
  • Patent number: 10574836
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a power unit that accommodates a battery; a communication unit that wirelessly communicates with an external device; and a printer unit that prints print data obtained by the communication unit on a recording paper, wherein an outer appearance of the electronic device is a cylindrical shape.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED
    Inventors: Tatsuya Oguchi, Sumio Watanabe, Yukihiro Mori