Patents by Inventor Wataru Iida

Wataru Iida 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: 20210039900
    Abstract: A sheet processing apparatus includes a sheet conveyor, a plurality of processing tools, and a tool moving device. The sheet conveyor is configured to convey a sheet. The plurality of processing tools is disposed in a conveyance direction of the sheet and is configured to perform processing to the sheet. The tool moving device is configured to move the plurality of processing tools in an intersecting direction intersecting the conveyance direction of the sheet.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2020
    Publication date: February 11, 2021
    Applicant: Ricoh Company, Ltd.
    Inventors: Takehisa SHIMAZU, Keisuke SUGIYAMA, Tomohiro FURUHASHI, Wataru TAKAHASHI, Yuji SUZUKI, Joji AKIYAMA, Yosuke IIDA
  • Publication number: 20210003881
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device is provided with: a liquid crystal display panel; a hot mirror (transmissive panel) that is located ahead of the liquid crystal display panel and transmits light; packing that supports the periphery of the hot mirror; and a frame body that holds and secures the liquid crystal display panel and the packing. The frame body comprises a holder (first frame body) and a cover (second frame body) that are engaged and connected, a support portion penetrating the packing and located ahead of the liquid crystal display panel is provided in the holder, an elastic support portion facing the support portion and located behind the liquid display panel is provided in the cover, and the liquid crystal display panel is held and secured without being in contact with the packing while being sandwiched between the support portion and the elastic support portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2019
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Yoshiyuki IIDA, Bunkichi KANEKO, Masao SATOH, Hiroyuki FURUSAWA, Tatsuya HASEGAWA, Toshiro TSURUMARU, Wataru SAITO
  • Publication number: 20200376681
    Abstract: Provided is technology for more appropriately realizing a human physical-act using a robot. This position/force control device comprises: an act time information retaining means for retaining a time interval or a time stamp of an act, in addition to act information when the act is recorded; a control reference information generation means for generating, from the recorded act information, information to serve as a control reference when the act is replicated; a control timing determination means for determining, from the recorded act time information, a timing for outputting the control reference information when the act is replicated; and a position/force control means for replicating the act on the basis of the generated control reference information and the determined control timing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Applicants: KEIO UNIVERSITY, Motion Lib, Inc.
    Inventors: Kouhei OHNISHI, Takahiro NOZAKI, Takahiro MIZOGUCHI, Wataru IIDA
  • Publication number: 20200379256
    Abstract: Provided is a head-up display having excellent handling properties. This head-up display is provided with a display panel, a substrate including a light source which illuminates the display panel from a rear surface thereof, a heat sink which dissipates heat transferred from the substrate, and a case which accommodates the heat sink. The case includes an opening exposing at least a portion of the heat sink, and a protecting wall which has a larger amount of protrusion than the amount of protrusion of the heat sink protruding from the opening, and which protects the heat sink protruding from the opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 19, 2019
    Publication date: December 3, 2020
    Inventors: Wataru SAITO, Bunkichi KANEKO, Masao SATOH, Tatsuya HASEGAWA, Toshiro TSURUMARU, Yoshiyuki IIDA
  • Patent number: 10709965
    Abstract: A game device for playing a game includes a first display having a first display area, and being configured to display images for the game in the first display area, the first display area including an operation area on which a user item of a user is movably placeable, a computing device, and a storage medium containing program instructions stored therein, execution of which by the computing device causes the game device to provide the functions of: obtaining item information from the user item, the item information including a game character that is used by the user in the game, executing the game using the item information, and controlling displaying of the first display, by causing an associated image that is associated with the user item that has been movably placed on the operation area to display in the first display area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: BANDAI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiro Miyazaki, Wataru Higuchi, Takashi Iida
  • Patent number: 10524354
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a transmission line and a circuit board. The transmission line includes a signal conductor, a base material, a first external connection conductor, a second external connection conductor, and a ground conductor, and defines a stripline. The circuit board includes a first mounting land conductor, a second mounting land conductor, and a radiation reduction conductor. The first mounting land conductor and the second mounting land conductor are provided in a concave portion on the surface of the circuit board, and are respectively connected to the first external connection conductor and the second external connection conductor. The radiation reduction conductor is provided on the lateral surface of the concave portion in which the transmission line is disposed, and is in contact with or adjacent to the first lateral surface and the second lateral surface of the base material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shinya Oguri, Wataru Tamura, Kanto Iida, Kuniaki Yosui, Isamu Morita
  • Publication number: 20190168113
    Abstract: A game device for playing a game includes a first display having a first display area, and being configured to display images for the game in the first display area, the first display area including an operation area on which a user item of a user is movably placeable, a computing device, and a storage medium containing program instructions stored therein, execution of which by the computing device causes the game device to provide the functions of: obtaining item information from the user item, the item information including a game character that is used by the user in the game, executing the game using the item information, and controlling displaying of the first display, by causing an associated image that is associated with the user item that has been movably placed on the operation area to display in the first display area.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: BANDAI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiro MIYAZAKI, Wataru HIGUCHI, Takashi IIDA
  • Publication number: 20190168117
    Abstract: A game device for playing a game includes a first display, a computing device, and a storage medium containing program instructions stored therein, execution of which by the computing device causes the game device to provide the functions of: obtaining item information including a game character which is used by the user in the video game, from a user item, receiving an input of an operation for the video game from the user, displaying a notification image for notifying the user of a timing of a first operation on the first display, while displaying a first animation that includes a plurality of frames, and in response to the reception of a first operation by the operation input unit during the displaying of the first animation, stopping displaying the rest of frames of the first animation after a timing at which the first operation is received.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 6, 2019
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: BANDAI CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Takahiro MIYAZAKI, Wataru HIGUCHI, Takashi IIDA
  • Publication number: 20190154508
    Abstract: Colorimeter having first and second illumination units disposed symmetrically to a reference line in a prescribed plane, first and second light-receiving parts disposed symmetrically to the reference line in the prescribed plane, a calculation unit for determining color information about a measurement object, and an opposing wall that opposes the measurement object when it is measured. The opposing wall has an abutting part that abuts the measurement object when it is measured. The abutting part has a pair of first abutting parts disposed on two sides of a measurement opening to flank the measurement opening; and a pair of second abutting parts disposed on an orthogonal line orthogonal to a first-abutting-part connection line that connects the pair of first abutting parts to each other, the pair of second abutting parts being disposed on two sides of the first-abutting-part connection line to flank the first-abutting-part connection line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2017
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Hiroki AOMATSU, Shinichi IIDA, Wataru YAMAGUCHI, Yoshitaka TERAOKA, Yoshihisa ABE
  • Patent number: 8485338
    Abstract: A paper money processor according to the present invention includes a transaction slot where paper money is at least either inserted or dispensed with an orientation such that one of lengthwise ends of the paper money is positioned at a side of a first lengthwise end of the transaction slot. The transaction slot includes a main opening which opens on a second lengthwise end of the transaction slot, and a lateral opening which is continuous with the main opening, and opens on a first widthwise end of the transaction slot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2013
    Assignee: Laurel Precision Machines Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Masashi Oba, Wataru Iida, Taki Ohishi, Keisuke Sato, Masahiro Hagiwara, Hiroki Nagahama
  • Publication number: 20100206689
    Abstract: A paper money processor according to the present invention includes a transaction slot where paper money is at least either inserted or dispensed with an orientation such that one of lengthwise ends of the paper money is positioned at a side of a first lengthwise end of the transaction slot. The transaction slot includes a main opening which opens on a second lengthwise end of the transaction slot, and a lateral opening which is continuous with the main opening, and opens on a first widthwise end of the transaction slot.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2010
    Publication date: August 19, 2010
    Inventors: Masashi OBA, Wataru Iida, Taki Ohishi, Keisuke Sato, Masahiro Hagiwara, Hiroki Nagahama
  • Patent number: 7672741
    Abstract: A position/force control device includes position detectors on a master 1 side and on a slave 3 side. Reaction force estimation observers 2 and 4 estimate reaction force based on outputs of the position detectors. A position control part 5 generates acceleration signals apm, aps for controlling positions on the master side and on the slave side on the basis of the position signals outputted by the position detectors. The operation force control part 6 generates acceleration signals afm, afs for controlling forces applied to the master side and to the slave side based upon the outputs from reaction force estimation observers 2 and 4. The acceleration composition part 7 composes the two sets of acceleration signals apm, aps, and afm, afs, and outputs the driving signals for the master side and the slave side.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2004
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2010
    Assignee: Keio University
    Inventors: Kouhei Ohnishi, Masaki Kitajima, Yasuhide Morikawa, Souji Ozawa, Toshiharu Furukawa, Toshiyuki Murakami, Kazuo Nakazawa, Wataru Iida, Tomoko Yano
  • Patent number: 7560661
    Abstract: A laser beam machine for processing an article to be processed with a laser beam from a processing scanner 1 comprised of an optical system employing a laser oscillator 10. Article position controllers 2a and 2b are controlled in a coordinated manner in accordance with the direction of the laser beam from said processing scanner 1 such that the position of a surface to be processed of the article is controlled to be nearly perpendicular to the direction of the laser beam from the processing scanner 1. While an article to be processed mounted on one article position controller 2a is being processed and unloaded, another article to be processed can be loaded onto the other article position controller 2b. Thus, the wait time for the laser beam machine can be reduced and production efficiency can be improved.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 8, 2004
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2009
    Assignee: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Toshiyoshi Ichikawa, Wataru Iida, Kazuhisa Mikame, Akio Satou, Hironari Mikata
  • Patent number: 7440604
    Abstract: An image detector for bank notes is provided which can be made at low cost and in small size. The image detector comprises a pair of detector units 13 includes a first image detection sensor 24 which detects an image of a first detection area mounted on one side of a detector unit 18, a first light emitting device 27 which irradiates light towards the first detection area, and a second light emitting device 31 which irradiates light towards a second detection area mounted on one side of the unit main body 18 but in a different location from the first detection area, a pair of detector units is disposed so as to oppose one another across a bank note transportation path 12, in a manner which enables the image detection sensor 24 of one of the detection units 13 to detect an image of the second detection area of the other of the detection units 13.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 21, 2008
    Assignee: Laurel Precision Machines Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Keiji Tsuji, Toshio Kasai, Wataru Iida, Tomoyoshi Zenki
  • Publication number: 20070112466
    Abstract: This invention of the position/force control device intends to improve response performance in high frequency band and to ensure realization of a delicate work. A position detector is provided each on a master 1 side and on a slave 3 side, respectively, and reaction force estimation observers 2 and 4 estimate reaction force undergone by the operation part of the master side and reaction force undergone by the object of the slave side on the basis of outputs of the position detectors. The position control part 5 generates acceleration signals apm, aps for controlling positions on the master side and on the slave side on the basis of the position signals outputted by the position detectors of the master side and of the slave side. The operation force control part 6 generates acceleration signals afm, afs for controlling forces applied to the master side and to the slave side based upon the outputs from reaction force estimation observers 2 and 4.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 21, 2004
    Publication date: May 17, 2007
    Inventors: Kouhei Ohnishi, Masaki Kitajima, Yasuhide Morikawa, Souji Ozawa, Toshiharu Furukawa, Toshiyuki Murakami, Kazuo Nakazawa, Wataru Iida, Tomoko Yano
  • Publication number: 20040240721
    Abstract: An image detector for bank notes is provided which can be made at low cost and in small size. The image detector comprises a pair of detector units 13 includes a first image detection sensor 24 which detects an image of a first detection area mounted on one side of a detector unit 18, a first light emitting device 27 which irradiates light towards the first detection area, and a second light emitting device 31 which irradiates light towards a second detection area mounted on one side of the unit main body 18 but in a different location from the first detection area, a pair of detector units is disposed so as to oppose one another across a bank note transportation path 12, in a manner which enables the image detection sensor 24 of one of the detection units 13 to detect an image of the second detection area of the other of the detection units 13.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 25, 2004
    Publication date: December 2, 2004
    Inventors: Keiji Tsuji, Toshio Kasai, Wataru Iida, Tomoyoshi Zenki
  • Patent number: 6161995
    Abstract: A machine tool is structured enhance rigidity of a slide member opposing to a cutting force acting on a tool spindle with no extra increase in weight, thereby intending to lighten the slide member. The machine tool comprises a tool spindle rotating around an axis extending along an Z-axis, a slide member slidable in at least one of the X-axis, Y-axis and Z-axis directions and a guide apparatus having a straight rail and movably supporting the slide member on the guide rail and disposed such that three supporting points for supporting the slide member form vertexes of a triangle as seen from the X-axis direction. Further, in another construction, two sets of linear guide mechanism and a linear motor for guiding each of an upper portion and a lower portion of a gantry are respectively disposed between a lower surface of the gantry and a base, and between a front surface of a cross beam and an upper back surface of the gantry, so that the cross beam does not lap over the upper surface of the gantry.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 24, 1998
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2000
    Assignee: Toyoda Koki Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yoshio Wakazono, Kazuo Machida, Wataru Iida, Katsuhiko Takeuchi
  • Patent number: 5996993
    Abstract: A bill handling machine includes a take-out roller whose entire circumferential surface is formed with a high friction material and which is adapted to engage with leading edge portions of stacked bills and can take out the bills, a separation roller for cooperating with the take-out roller and preventing two or more bills from being simultaneously taken out, a bill sensor provided downstream of the take-out roller and the separation roller for detecting whether or not any bill is present, transporting rollers provided downstream of the bill sensor and rotated at higher speed than the take-out roller, and a controller for temporarily stopping the take-out roller when detection signals have been continuously input from the bill sensor for a time period longer than a predetermined time period. According to the thus constituted bill handling machine, it is possible to reliably and efficiently separate and handle bills whose lengths in the bill transporting direction differ greatly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 1997
    Date of Patent: December 7, 1999
    Assignee: Laurel Bank Machines Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Junichi Arikawa, Yoshiyuki Katoh, Toru Inage, Wataru Iida, Hideo Atsumi
  • Patent number: 5927936
    Abstract: A bill handling machine includes a rotatable drum provided with a bill transport arrangement in which a bill transporting passage is formed therein and movable between a transport position where it can hold bills in the bill transporting passage so as to be able to transport them and a release position where it releases the holding of the bills and a shutter which can open and close one end portion of the bill transporting passage, and a vibrating mechanism for applying slight vibration to the drum, while the one end portion of the bill transporting passage is closed by the shutter, the bill transporting passage is oriented vertically so that the shutter is directed downwardly as a result of the rotation of the drum and the bill transport arrangement has been moved to the release position. According to the thus constituted bill handling machine, it is possible to reliably align one end portions of bills whose sizes differ greatly and efficiently handle bills.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 28, 1997
    Date of Patent: July 27, 1999
    Assignee: Laurel Bank Machines Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Junichi Arikawa, Yoshiyuki Katoh, Toru Inage, Wataru Iida, Hideo Atsumi
  • Patent number: 5897114
    Abstract: A bill handling machine includes a bill placement base on which bills to be handled are placed, a bill transaction section through which the bills are received and fed out and a drum provided adjacent to the bill placement base, the drum including a pair of endless drive belts and a pair of movable endless driven belts which are disposed so as to face the endless drive belts and are adapted to hold the bills between the endless drive belts and themselves, a bill transportation passage being formed in the drum by the endless drive belts and the endless driven belts, the length of the bill transport passage being determined to be slightly greater than a length of a bill in a transporting direction whose length in the transporting direction is greatest among the bills to be handled, the bill handling machine further including a shutter which can project into and be retracted from the bill transportation passage, a length between an end portion of the bill placement base on a side opposite from the drum and the s
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 1996
    Date of Patent: April 27, 1999
    Assignee: Laurel Bank Machines Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Junichi Arikawa, Yoshiyuki Katoh, Toru Inage, Wataru Iida, Hideo Atsumi