Patents by Inventor Toshihiro MICHIZOE

Toshihiro MICHIZOE 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).

  • Publication number: 20210233228
    Abstract: A robot system includes a robot including a hand portion which grips and takes out a workpiece from an accommodation unit in which a plurality of workpieces are accommodated, and transports the workpiece to a predetermined position; a robot control unit which controls conveyance operation of the robot of taking out the workpiece from the accommodation unit and transporting the workpiece to the predetermined position; and a conveyance condition setting unit which sets a conveyance condition regarding the conveyance operation and including, in the workpiece, at least a grip prohibited region that is prohibited from being gripped by the hand portion. The robot control unit controls the robot based on the conveyance condition set by the conveyance condition setting unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Publication date: July 29, 2021
    Applicant: YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Kota YAMAGUCHI, Toshihiro MICHIZOE
  • Patent number: 10912240
    Abstract: When an operator performs a tape inserting operation of inserting a tape into an insertion port for a tape feeder, the tape feeder detects the tape inserted into the insertion port. Further, it is confirmed based on operation object information indicating the tape feeder serving as an object of the tape inserting operation that the tape feeder having detected the tape is the object of the tape inserting operation. If the tape feeder is the object of the tape inserting operation, the tape feeder is caused to perform loading or standby. In this way, after it is confirmed that the tape feeder, for which the tape inserting operation was performed by the operator, is the object of this operation, the tape feeder is caused to perform the loading or the standby and a problem of erroneous insertion of the tape into the tape feeder can be dealt with.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2015
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshihiro Michizoe, Naoki Hanamura
  • Publication number: 20200344926
    Abstract: The feeder management device is a device that manages selection of a tape feeder to be set at each set position defined for each component in a component feeding unit of a component-mounting device. The feeder management device includes a memory unit and a feeder selection management unit. The memory unit stores list information indicating, for each component, whether or not to use a tape feeder of a special type among a plurality of tape feeders different in method of supplying the component storage tape, the tape feeder of the special type supplying the component storage tape easily. The feeder selection management unit refers to the list information stored in the memory unit, and manages selection of the tape feeder for each component, the selection corresponding to each set position in the component feeding unit of the component-mounting device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 31, 2017
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Applicant: YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masaki HIGASHINO, Toshihiro MICHIZOE
  • Publication number: 20180049353
    Abstract: When an operator performs a tape inserting operation of inserting a tape into an insertion port for a tape feeder, the tape feeder detects the tape inserted into the insertion port. Further, it is confirmed based on operation object information indicating the tape feeder serving as an object of the tape inserting operation that the tape feeder having detected the tape is the object of the tape inserting operation. If the tape feeder is the object of the tape inserting operation, the tape feeder is caused to perform loading or standby. In this way, after it is confirmed that the tape feeder, for which the tape inserting operation was performed by the operator, is the object of this operation, the tape feeder is caused to perform the loading or the standby and a problem of erroneous insertion of the tape into the tape feeder can be dealt with.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2015
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Applicant: YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Toshihiro MICHIZOE, Naoki HANAMURA