Patents by Inventor Yasuhiro Shingin

Yasuhiro Shingin 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: 8400761
    Abstract: A portable terminal according to the present invention has a first casing, a second casing and a third casing overlapped in the order from the bottom toward the top. And the portable terminal according to the present invention includes: a slide section slidably coupling the first casing and the second casing; a first hinge section rotatably coupling the second casing and the third casing around a first rotation axis; and a second hinge section that enables the third casing to be rotatable relative to the second casing around a second rotation axis that is approximately perpendicular to the first rotation axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 13, 2010
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2013
    Assignee: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Daisuke Yamagiwa, Yasuhiro Shingin
  • Patent number: 8374336
    Abstract: This portable terminal includes an operating portion-side housing having an operating portion-side guide portion, a display portion-side housing having a display portion-side guide portion, a sliding plate arranged between the display portion-side housing and the operating portion-side housing, a first sliding member, and a second sliding member. The operating portion-side guide portion is engaged with the sliding plate through the first sliding member, and the display portion-side guide portion is engaged with the sliding plate through the second sliding member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2013
    Assignee: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Daisuke Yamagiwa, Yoshihisa Nishigori, Yasuhiro Shingin, Seiki Jinno
  • Patent number: 8369071
    Abstract: A slide support mechanism included in a portable terminal includes: a first guide groove provided on a first housing side, and having a straight part parallel to the longitudinal direction of a display screen and an arc-shaped arc part continuous with one end of the straight part; and a first guide pin provided on a second housing side, and engaged with and held by the first guide groove in a slidable manner. Input parts which are covered by the second housing when the first guide pin is located at a cross-point between the straight part and the arc part are entirely or partially exposed in both cases of moving the first guide pin located at the cross-point between the straight part and the arc part along the straight part, and moving it along the arc part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 5, 2013
    Assignee: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Daisuke Yamagiwa, Yasuhiro Shingin
  • Publication number: 20110105191
    Abstract: This portable terminal includes an operating portion-side housing provided with a first operating key capable of switchably displaying a plurality of display patterns, a display portion-side housing, provided to be relatively slidingly movable with respect to the operating portion-side housing, including a display portion and a control portion switching the display patterns of the first operating key in response to a sliding movement position of the display portion-side housing with respect to the operating portion-side housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2010
    Publication date: May 5, 2011
    Applicant: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Daisuke YAMAGIWA, Yoshihisa Nishigori, Yasuhiro Shingin, Seiki Jinno
  • Publication number: 20110083880
    Abstract: A support member of a circuit board includes a columnar portion capable of reducing an outer shape by elastic deformation and capable of passing through an opening provided on the circuit board, and a plurality of projecting portions provided to protrude from an outer circumferential surface of the columnar portion, arranged at a prescribed interval in an axial direction of the columnar portion, and passing through the opening of the circuit board when the columnar portion is elastically deformed to reduce the outer shape. The circuit board is arranged between the projecting portions adjacent in the axial direction of the columnar portion in a state where the columnar portion passes through the opening of the circuit board, so that a plurality of the circuit boards are held at the prescribed interval along the axial direction of the columnar portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 17, 2010
    Publication date: April 14, 2011
    Applicant: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yasuhiro SHINGIN, Daisuke Yamagiwa
  • Publication number: 20110075955
    Abstract: This portable terminal includes an operating portion-side housing having an operating portion-side guide portion, a display portion-side housing having a display portion-side guide portion, a sliding plate arranged between the display portion-side housing and the operating portion-side housing, a first sliding member, and a second sliding member. The operating portion-side guide portion is engaged with the sliding plate through the first sliding member, and the display portion-side guide portion is engaged with the sliding plate through the second sliding member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2010
    Publication date: March 31, 2011
    Applicant: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Daisuke YAMAGIWA, Yoshihisa Nishigori, Yasuhiro Shingin, Seiki Jinno
  • Publication number: 20110063785
    Abstract: A portable terminal according to the present invention has a first casing, a second casing and a third casing overlapped in the order from the bottom toward the top. And the portable terminal according to the present invention includes: a slide section slidably coupling the first casing and the second casing; a first hinge section rotatably coupling the second casing and the third casing around a first rotation axis; and a second hinge section that enables the third casing to be rotatable relative to the second casing around a second rotation axis that is approximately perpendicular to the first rotation axis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 13, 2010
    Publication date: March 17, 2011
    Applicant: FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. (a corporation of Japan)
    Inventors: Daisuke YAMAGIWA, Yasuhiro Shingin
  • Publication number: 20110051347
    Abstract: A mobile terminal according to the present invention includes: a first housing; a second housing overlaid on the first housing; and a sliding support mechanism that supports the second housing in a manner as to slide with respect to the first housing. A plurality of input portions covered over by the second housing when the second housing is placed at a first position is provided on the first housing. The position of the second housing, that is viewed in the plane from above, can be switched by the sliding support mechanism among: the first position; a second position which is located at an upper right position with respect to the first position, and at which a part of the plurality of input portions is exposed; and a third position which is located at an upper left position with respect to the first position, and at which a part of the plurality of input portions that is different from the part exposed in case of the second position is exposed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2010
    Publication date: March 3, 2011
    Applicant: FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. a corporation of Japan
    Inventors: Daisuke YAMAGIWA, Yasuhiro Shingin
  • Publication number: 20110051336
    Abstract: A slide support mechanism included in a portable terminal includes: a first guide groove provided on a first housing side, and having a straight part parallel to the longitudinal direction of a display screen and an arc-shaped arc part continuous with one end of the straight part; and a first guide pin provided on a second housing side, and engaged with and held by the first guide groove in a slidable manner. Input parts which are covered by the second housing when the first guide pin is located at a cross-point between the straight part and the arc part are entirely or partially exposed in both cases of moving the first guide pin located at the cross-point between the straight part and the arc part along the straight part, and moving it along the arc part.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 25, 2010
    Publication date: March 3, 2011
    Applicant: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Daisuke Yamagiwa, Yasuhiro Shingin