Patents by Inventor Tomohiro Hamada

Tomohiro Hamada 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: 11111817
    Abstract: In a rotary machine that includes rotating body including a rotating-body main body and a pair of rotor shaft ends fixed to the both outer sides in the shaft direction of the rotating-body main body; a casing accommodating the rotating-body main body and being penetrated by the rotor shaft ends; a bearing rotatably supporting the rotor shaft ends and having a bearing face being provided with lubricant fluid from a lubricant line; and the support part supporting the casing, the support part is cooled through heat exchanging between the lubricant fluid the support part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI POWER, LTD.
    Inventors: Tomohiro Ishida, Tomoyuki Onishi, Makoto Kondo, Takumi Matsumura, Katsuhisa Hamada
  • Patent number: 9282275
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a housing, a heat sink in the housing, a heat pipe including a curved portion toward the heat sink, and a fan including a cutout portion accommodating the curved portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2016
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Akifumi Yamaguchi, Tomohiro Hamada, Seiji Hashimoto
  • Patent number: 9271412
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a housing including a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface. The first surface includes a protrusion. The second surface includes a first recess opposite the protrusion and a second recess adjacent to the first recess. The second recess has substantially the same shape as the first recess.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Seiji Hashimoto, Tomohiro Hamada
  • Publication number: 20150305173
    Abstract: In general, according to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a first component, a wall member, and an accommodating part. The wall member includes a plurality of first walls surrounding the first component, a gap being formed between at least one of the first walls and the first component. The accommodating part is between the first component and the at least one of the first walls, and is configured to accommodate a second component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 13, 2015
    Publication date: October 22, 2015
    Inventors: Tomohiro HAMADA, Ryosuke SAITO, Able PAN, Aaron HSUING, Maxis LIU, Johnsan WU
  • Patent number: 9104379
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a first wall, a second wall, a moving portion, a flexible cable, and a first contact portion. The moving portion is located between the first wall and the second wall. The cable comprises a curving portion between the first wall and the second wall, a first portion brought into contact with the first wall, and a second portion brought into contact with the second wall. The first contact portion is provided on the first wall and is in contact with the first portion of the cable. The cable can slide more smoothly on the first contact portion than on the second wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2015
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tomohiro Hamada, Tetsuya Kugimiya
  • Patent number: 9042088
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a battery-mounting structure includes a first housing, a second housing including a display device including a display screen, a hinge configured to attach the second housing to the first housing rotatably between a first position in which the display screen is covered with the first housing and a second position in which the display screen is exposed, and a battery configured to be attached to the first housing and including a recess configured to accommodate a part of the second housing in the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2015
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventor: Tomohiro Hamada
  • Patent number: 9013639
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a housing, a module including a fixing portion, and a supporting portion configured to support the module. The supporting portion includes a portion configured to receive stress from the housing at an outer region relative to the fixing portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Toshikazu Shiroishi, Tomohiro Hamada
  • Patent number: 8994884
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a broadcast receiver includes a housing, a circuit board, a module, a holder, and a buffer. The housing is provided with a wall. The circuit board is housed in the housing and includes a first connector. The module includes a second connector to be electrically connected to the first connector and fits to the first connector with a gap therebetween. The module is movable between a first position where the length of connected portions of the first connector and the second connector is short and a second position where the length of the connected portions is long. The holder holds the module. The buffer is provided to the holder and is bent along with the movement of the module from the first position to the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2015
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Seiji Hashimoto, Tetsuhiko Fukazawa, Tomohiro Hamada
  • Publication number: 20150062794
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a first housing and a second housing. The second housing is rotatably attached to the first housing. The second housing includes a first portion and a second portion. The second portion is attached to the first portion and has greater elasticity than the first portion. The second portion comprises a fingerhold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 2, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Yuichi Hirai, Tomohiro Hamada, Kazuo Ito, Motoki Tomita
  • Patent number: 8947602
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, television receiver includes: first component; second component; pressing member. The pressing member includes: two second fixing portions; pressing portion; first and second arms; first and second reinforcements. Pressing portion presses the first component. First and second arms extend between the pressing portion and the two second fixing portions, respectively. First reinforcement includes a first portion extended from one of the second fixing portions to a first middle point between the one of the second fixing portion and the pressing portion, and positioned away from one of the first fixing portions. Second reinforcement includes a second portion extended from other one of the second fixing portions to a second middle point between the other one of the second fixing portions and the pressing portion, and positioned away from other one of the fixing portions. Second fixing portions are positioned on one side of the first component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2015
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tomoko Kitamura, Toshikazu Shiroishi, Tomohiro Hamada
  • Publication number: 20140347569
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a housing, a heat sink in the housing, a heat pipe including a curved portion toward the heat sink, and a fan including a cutout portion accommodating the curved portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 13, 2014
    Publication date: November 27, 2014
    Inventors: Akifumi YAMAGUCHI, Tomohiro HAMADA, Seiji HASHIMOTO
  • Publication number: 20140174780
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a first wall, a second wall, a moving portion, a flexible cable, and a first contact portion. The moving portion is located between the first wall and the second wall. The cable comprises a curving portion between the first wall and the second wall, a first portion brought into contact with the first wall, and a second portion brought into contact with the second wall. The first contact portion is provided on the first wall and is in contact with the first portion of the cable. The cable can slide more smoothly on the first contact portion than on the second wall.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 9, 2013
    Publication date: June 26, 2014
    Applicant: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tomohiro Hamada, Tetsuya Kugimiya
  • Patent number: 8717769
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a housing including a transparent portion, a printed circuit board contained in the housing, a light source provided on the printed circuit board, a first member, a second member, and a reinforcing plate. The first member includes a first opening portion configured to allow light emitted from the light source to the transparent portion to pass therethrough, and a duct-shaped first main body defining the periphery of the first opening portion. The second member includes a second opening portion configured to allow light emitted from the light source to the transparent portion to pass therethrough, and a duct-shaped second main body defining the periphery of the second opening portion, and brought into contact with the first member so that the first opening portion communicates with the second opening portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 6, 2014
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Issei Takahashi, Tomohiro Hamada, Tomoko Kitamura
  • Publication number: 20140002750
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a television receiver includes: a display device; a housing; a fan unit; a first wall; a second wall; and a supporting structure. The display device includes a display screen. The housing houses at least a portion of the display device. The fan unit is positioned in the housing and positioned opposite the display screen with respect to the display device, and includes a rotating portion including a fan. The first wall extends in a direction intersecting a rotation axis of the fan on a side opposite the display screen with respect to the fan. The second wall extends in the direction intersecting the rotation axis on a side opposite the first wall with respect to the fan. The supporting structure is positioned between the first wall and the second wall at apart at which rotation center of the rotating portion is positioned.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2013
    Publication date: January 2, 2014
    Inventor: Tomohiro HAMADA
  • Patent number: 8506024
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a first housing, a second housing, a mounting portion, and a hinge. The mounting portion is provided in the first housing. The mounting portion includes a mounting surface, a first pin protruding from the mounting surface, and a receiver including an insertion groove. The hinge is attached to the second housing and includes a fixing portion. The fixing portion includes a main portion mounted on the mounting surface, an elongated hole provided in the main portion and configured to engage with the first pin, and an inserting portion configured to be inserted into the insertion groove and supported by the receiver from a side opposite to the mounting surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2013
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tomohiro Hamada, Toshikazu Shiroshi, Tomoko Kitamura, Toshio Konno, Kohei Wada, Ryosuke Saito
  • Publication number: 20130194513
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, television receiver includes: first component; second component; pressing member. The pressing member includes: two second fixing portions; pressing portion; first and second arms; first and second reinforcements. Pressing portion presses the first component. First and second arms extend between the pressing portion and the two second fixing portions, respectively. First reinforcement includes a first portion extended from one of the second fixing portions to a first middle point between the one of the second fixing portion and the pressing portion, and positioned away from one of the first fixing portions. Second reinforcement includes a second portion extended from other one of the second fixing portions to a second middle point between the other one of the second fixing portions and the pressing portion, and positioned away from other one of the fixing portions. Second fixing portions are positioned on one side of the first component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2012
    Publication date: August 1, 2013
    Applicant: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA
    Inventors: Tomoko KITAMURA, Toshikazu SHIROISHI, Tomohiro HAMADA
  • Patent number: 8467173
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes: a main body; a second connector; and a second engage portion. The main body includes a component container housing a component. The second connector is provided to the main body so as to face the component container, and is configured to be attached to a first connector provided at one end of the component. The second engage portion is provided to the main body, and is configured to be engaged with a first engage portion provided at other end of the component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2013
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Kyohei Matsumoto, Toshio Konno, Tomohiro Hamada
  • Patent number: 8425079
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a lighting unit incorporated in the housing of a note PC includes a lens unit provided with a plurality of light guiding lenses formed of a transparent resin, and a plurality of couplers coupling the light guiding lenses. A plurality of light shielding plates project from the inner surface of the housing between the light guiding lenses. Each light shielding plate has an upper edge at a level higher than the light input surfaces of the light guiding lenses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2013
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Toshikazu Shiroishi, Tomohiro Hamada, Tomoko Kitamura, Toshio Konno, Kohei Wada, Ryosuke Saito
  • Patent number: 8416561
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a battery-mounting structure includes a first housing, a second housing including a display device including a display screen, a hinge configured to attach the second housing to the first housing rotatably between a first position in which the display screen is covered with the first housing and a second position in which the display screen is exposed, and a battery configured to be attached to the first housing and including a recess configured to accommodate a part of the second housing in the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2013
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventor: Tomohiro Hamada
  • Patent number: 8373994
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a housing, a circuit board in the housing, a module, a holder, and a buffer. The housing includes a wall. The circuit board includes a first connector. The module includes a second connector configured to engage with the first connector. The holder holds the module. The buffer is configured to be interposed between the wall and the holder such that a gap remains between the first connector and the second connector in a range in which the first connector is electrically connected to the second connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2013
    Assignee: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
    Inventors: Tomoko Kitamura, Tomohiro Hamada, Tsutomu Iwaki, Toshio Konno, Kohei Wada