Patents by Inventor Tsuyoshi Ogawa

Tsuyoshi Ogawa 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: 11378914
    Abstract: A process cartridge mountable in and dismountable from an image forming apparatus includes a frame, a storing portion provided on a mounting surface of the frame and configured to store information on the process cartridge, a projection projecting outwardly of the mounting surface in a direction normal to the mounting surface, and an electrical contact portion mounted on the projection and electrically connected to the storing portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Ogawa, Tomonori Mori, Daisuke Abe, Noriyuki Komatsu, Hideshi Kawaguchi, Tadayuki Tsuda
  • Publication number: 20220206410
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes an apparatus body, an image bearing member, and a process unit attached to the apparatus body, the process unit including a frame including a storage portion configured to store developer, a developer bearing member configured to supply developer to the image bearing member to develop an electrostatic latent image; and a circuit board attached to the frame, wherein the circuit board includes a light emitting portion configured to emit light, and a light receiving portion configured to receive the light emitted from the light emitting portion and having passed through an interior of the storage portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2021
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Inventors: Tetsushi Uneme, Shinichi Nishida, Tsuyoshi Ogawa, Masahiro Suetsugu, Kengo Sakai
  • Publication number: 20220157741
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for producing an electronic component, the method including: disposing a plurality of electronic components on an adhesive layer of a composite substrate including a support, a temporary fixing material layer, and the adhesive layer with a connection part in contact with the adhesive layer interposed between the adhesive layer and the electronic components; fixing the plurality of electronic components to the composite substrate by curing the adhesive layer; forming a sealing layer sealing the electronic components; obtaining a sealed structure by peeling off the temporary fixing material layer from the adhesive layer; and a forming a circuit surface by grinding the sealed structure from the adhesive layer side. The plurality of electronic components include an IC chip and a chip-type passive component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Inventors: Tomoaki SHIBATA, Tsuyoshi OGAWA, Xinrong LI
  • Publication number: 20220155708
    Abstract: A toner container for use with an image forming apparatus is provided with a toner accommodating portion in which toner is accommodated; a base portion including a receiving opening for receiving the toner accommodated in the toner accommodating portion, a discharge opening for permitting discharge of the toner, received through the receiving opening, to an outside of the toner container, and a passage which is a passage extending from the receiving opening to the discharge opening and which is for permitting passing of the toner; and a shutter constituted so as to be rotatable about a rotational axis relative to the base between an open position where the discharge opening is exposed to the outside and a closed position where the shutter covers the discharge opening, wherein the passage extends in a direction in which the passage is inclined relative to the rotational axis so that the receiving opening is in a position where the receiving opening crosses the rotational axis and so that the discharge opening
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 2, 2022
    Publication date: May 19, 2022
    Inventors: Masaaki Sato, Koji Wada, Hiroshi Takarada, Tsuyoshi Ogawa
  • Publication number: 20220148914
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for manufacturing an electronic component including: forming a via hole extending in a thickness direction of a curable sealing resin layer provided on a base material by an imprint method of pressing a mold into the sealing resin layer from a side opposite to the base material; curing the sealing resin layer; filling the via hole with a conductor precursor; and forming a conductive via by heating the conductor precursor filled in the via hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Publication date: May 12, 2022
    Inventors: Tomoaki SHIBATA, Tsuyoshi OGAWA, Xinrong LI
  • Publication number: 20220066355
    Abstract: A conveyance mechanism which includes a rotation shaft extending in a direction along a first direction connecting first and second discharge ports that is rotatable with a rotation axis extending in the first direction. Wherein, a first rotation conveyance unit is disposed on the rotation shaft, and is rotatable together with the rotation shaft, conveys developer toward the first discharge port, and a second rotation conveyance unit is disposed on the rotation shaft, and is rotatable together with the rotation shaft, conveys developer toward the second discharge port. The second rotation conveyance unit is configured to provide a larger amount of conveyance than the first rotation conveyance unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2021
    Publication date: March 3, 2022
    Inventors: Hiroshi Takarada, Masaaki Sato, Koji Wada, Tsuyoshi Ogawa
  • Publication number: 20210405555
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a developer container to and from which the replenishment container is attachable and detachable and which includes an accommodating portion that accommodates developer and a replenishment port, an agitation, an opening/closing member configured to be movable between a closed position and an open position, a drive source for driving the agitation member, and a control portion configured to control the drive source, wherein the apparatus is configured such that image formation is not possible when the opening/closing member is at the open position, and the agitation member is capable of driving in a case where the opening/closing member is at the open position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Ogawa, Masaaki Sato, Hiroshi Takarada, Koji Fujinaka, Akotoshi Toyota, Yuichiro Inaba, Kenichi Iida, Susumu Nittani
  • Publication number: 20210405552
    Abstract: An apparatus includes an image bearing member, a developer container having a replenishment port, a developer bearing member, a detection portion configured to output remainder amount information corresponding to the amount of developer accommodated in the developer container, a notification portion capable of notifying a first state, and a second state, and a control portion, wherein the maximum amount of the developer that the developer container is capable of accommodating is larger than a value obtained by adding the amount of the developer accommodated in a replenishment container containing the developer for replenishment to the first amount, and wherein notification of the second state corresponds to notification of a case where the amount of the developer remaining in the developer container is larger than a case where the amount of the developer remaining in the developer container is the smallest.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Inventors: Masaaki Sato, Koji Wada, Tsuyoshi Ogawa, Koji Fujinaka, Takao Sameshima, Tomio Noguchi, Akitoshi Toyota, Susumu Nittani
  • Publication number: 20210405574
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes a developer container to and from which a replenishment container is attachable and detachable, the developer container including an accommodating portion, and a supporting portion, wherein the developer container includes a projection portion that is provided at one end portion thereof in the rotation axis direction of the developer bearing member and projects toward the supporting portion more than a center portion of the developer container in a crossing direction crossing the rotation axis direction, the projection portion communicates with the accommodating portion and includes, at a distal end portion thereof, an attachment portion configured such that the replenishment container is attachable thereto in a state of being exposed to the outside of the apparatus, and a replenishment port for replenishing the accommodating portion with developer from the replenishment container is defined in the attachment portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2021
    Publication date: December 30, 2021
    Inventors: Koji Wada, Tsuyoshi Ogawa, Hiroshi Takarada, Kenji Matsuzaka, Takao Sameshima, Tomio Noguchi, Yuichiro Inaba, Kenichi Iida, Masaaki Sato
  • Patent number: 11199794
    Abstract: A conveyance mechanism which includes a rotation shaft extending in a direction along a first direction connecting first and second discharge ports that is rotatable with a rotation axis extending in the first direction. Wherein, a first rotation conveyance unit is disposed on the rotation shaft, and is rotatable together with the rotation shaft, conveys developer toward the first discharge port, and a second rotation conveyance unit is disposed on the rotation shaft, and is rotatable together with the rotation shaft, conveys developer toward the second discharge port. The second rotation conveyance unit is configured to provide a larger amount of conveyance than the first rotation conveyance unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroshi Takarada, Masaaki Sato, Koji Wada, Tsuyoshi Ogawa
  • Publication number: 20210250080
    Abstract: Provided is a system including: a first vehicle equipped with a land mobile station for mobile communication; and a second vehicle that transports the first vehicle and a user holding a terminal for mobile communication. The system further includes a control unit configured to acquire radio wave intensity of the mobile communication at a current location of the second vehicle, and generate, when the acquired radio wave intensity is less than a predetermined intensity, a command to unload the first vehicle from the second vehicle; and generating a command to relay the mobile communication by the land mobile station of the first vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2021
    Publication date: August 12, 2021
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koichi SUZUKI, Toru NISHITANI, Jun USAMI, Minami YODA, Kensuke KOIKE, Tsuyoshi OGAWA, Yohei TANIGAWA
  • Publication number: 20210220891
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, a method of correcting a bend of a joint type-turbine rotor comprises: measuring displacement of a convex portion of the bend at a joined portion of the joint type-turbine rotor or displacement of a surface opposite to the convex portion in a circumferential direction of the joint type-turbine rotor; heating the convex portion; and cooling the joined portion after the step of heating. The steps of heating and cooling are performed during the step of measuring.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 24, 2020
    Publication date: July 22, 2021
    Applicants: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA, TOSHIBA ENERGY SYSTEMS & SOLUTIONS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takahiro NIKI, Tsuyoshi OGAWA, Kenji KAMIMURA
  • Publication number: 20210181672
    Abstract: A process cartridge mountable in and dismountable from an image forming apparatus includes a frame, a storing portion provided on a mounting surface of the frame and configured to store information on the process cartridge, a projection projecting outwardly of the mounting surface in a direction normal to the mounting surface, and an electrical contact portion mounted on the projection and electrically connected to the storing portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Publication date: June 17, 2021
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Ogawa, Tomonori Mori, Daisuke Abe, Noriyuki Komatsu, Hideshi Kawaguchi, Tadayuki Tsuda
  • Patent number: 11025335
    Abstract: Provided is a system including: a first vehicle equipped with a land mobile station for mobile communication; and a second vehicle that transports the first vehicle and a user holding a terminal for mobile communication. The system further includes a control unit configured to acquire radio wave intensity of the mobile communication at a current location of the second vehicle, and generate, when the acquired radio wave intensity is less than a predetermined intensity, a command to unload the first vehicle from the second vehicle; and generating a command to relay the mobile communication by the land mobile station of the first vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 1, 2021
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koichi Suzuki, Toru Nishitani, Jun Usami, Minami Yoda, Kensuke Koike, Tsuyoshi Ogawa, Yohei Tanigawa
  • Publication number: 20210109457
    Abstract: A cartridge is configured to be attachable to a main body of an image forming apparatus and configured to receive toner supplied from a supply container. The cartridge includes a supply port configured to receive the toner supplied from the supply container, a shutter member configured to cover the supply port, and a locking member. The locking member is moved from a lock position to an unlock position to allow movement of the shutter member by using electric power supplied from the main body.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventors: Koji Wada, Tsuyoshi Ogawa, Hiroshi Takarada, Masaaki Sato
  • Publication number: 20210096483
    Abstract: A conveyance mechanism which includes a rotation shaft extending in a direction along a first direction connecting first and second discharge ports that is rotatable with a rotation axis extending in the first direction. Wherein, a first rotation conveyance unit is disposed on the rotation shaft, and is rotatable together with the rotation shaft, conveys developer toward the first discharge port, and a second rotation conveyance unit is disposed on the rotation shaft, and is rotatable together with the rotation shaft, conveys developer toward the second discharge port. The second rotation conveyance unit is configured to provide a larger amount of conveyance than the first rotation conveyance unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Inventors: Hiroshi Takarada, Masaaki Sato, Koji Wada, Tsuyoshi Ogawa
  • Patent number: 10948872
    Abstract: A process cartridge mountable in and dismountable from an image forming apparatus includes a frame, a storing portion provided on a mounting surface of the frame and configured to store information on the process cartridge, a projection projecting outwardly of the mounting surface in a direction normal to the mounting surface, and an electrical contact portion mounted on the projection and electrically connected to the storing portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Tsuyoshi Ogawa, Tomonori Mori, Daisuke Abe, Noriyuki Komatsu, Hideshi Kawaguchi, Tadayuki Tsuda
  • Publication number: 20200327460
    Abstract: A control unit of a server device, as an information processing apparatus of the present disclosure, is configured to execute: notifying a terminal held by a first user associated with pick-up/delivery (P/D) of a package of a P/D route and a scheduled passing time of the P/D route, at a predetermined time before a scheduled P/D time; receiving a boarding request of the first user, which is for boarding at a first location on the P/D route or within a first predetermined range around the P/D route, from the terminal; and transmitting to a moving object traveling for the P/D, a command for transporting the first user from the first location to a P/D destination.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 9, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koichi SUZUKi, Toru NISHITANI, Jun USAMI, Minami YODA, Kensuke KOIKE, Tsuyoshi OGAWA, Yohei TANIGAWA
  • Publication number: 20200328800
    Abstract: Provided is a system including: a first vehicle equipped with a land mobile station for mobile communication; and a second vehicle that transports the first vehicle and a user holding a terminal for mobile communication. The system further includes a control unit configured to acquire radio wave intensity of the mobile communication at a current location of the second vehicle, and generate, when the acquired radio wave intensity is less than a predetermined intensity, a command to unload the first vehicle from the second vehicle; and generating a command to relay the mobile communication by the land mobile station of the first vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2020
    Publication date: October 15, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koichi Suzuki, Toru Nishitani, Jun Usami, Minami Yoda, Kensuke Koike, Tsuyoshi Ogawa, Yohei Tanigawa
  • Publication number: 20200310438
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus manages operation of an autonomous vehicle that delivers a package. The information processing apparatus includes a control section that before the autonomous vehicle arrives at a basic delivery destination that is an original delivery destination of the package, acquires a location, at a planned delivery time of the package, of a user that receives the package, and where the location is different from the basic delivery destination, transmits an instruction for delivering the package to the location to the autonomous vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2020
    Publication date: October 1, 2020
    Applicant: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Koichi Suzuki, Toru Nishitani, Jun Usami, Minami Yoda, Kensuke Koike, Tsuyoshi Ogawa, Yohei Tanigawa