Patents by Inventor Yasuhiro Sugita

Yasuhiro Sugita 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: 20210005960
    Abstract: A position detecting device including an antenna function includes a plurality of first position detection electrodes, a plurality of second position detection electrodes, a position detection circuit, a plurality of first antenna electrodes disposed adjacent to the plurality of first position detection electrodes and separated by first spaces, a plurality of second antenna electrodes disposed adjacent to the plurality of second position detection electrodes and separated by second spaces, and an antenna circuit configured to perform wireless communication by energizing the plurality of first antenna electrodes and the plurality of second antenna electrodes and using magnetic fields generated in the first spaces and the second spaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 30, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: KAZUTOSHI KIDA, TAKENORI MARUYAMA, TAKUMA YAMAMOTO, YASUHIRO SUGITA, SHINJI YAMAGISHI
  • Publication number: 20200393932
    Abstract: A position detecting device including an antenna function includes a plurality of electrodes including a plurality of shared electrodes separated by spaces, a position detection circuit configured to detect a position by energizing the plurality of electrodes and using electric fields generated between the plurality of electrodes, an antenna circuit configured to perform wireless communication by energizing the plurality of shared electrodes and using magnetic fields generated in the spaces, and a switch connected to at least the plurality of shared electrodes among the plurality of electrodes, the position detection circuit, and the antenna circuit, the switch being configured to selectively connect either the position detection circuit or the antenna circuit to the plurality of shared electrodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: KAZUTOSHI KIDA, TAKENORI MARUYAMA, TAKUMA YAMAMOTO, YASUHIRO SUGITA, SHINJI YAMAGISHI
  • Publication number: 20200385784
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method for simultaneously detecting a plurality of pathogens from biologically-derived samples, and a kit for carrying out the method. Specifically, the present invention relates to a method for simultaneously detecting a plurality of pathogens that cause infectious uveitis, one of eye infections from samples such as anterior chamber fluid or vitreous by polymerase chain reaction (PCR), and a kit for carrying out the method.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Inventors: Norio Shimizu, Hiroshi Takase, Manabu Mochizuki, Yasuhiro Tomaru, Satoko Nakano, Sunao Sugita, Masamitsu Shikata
  • Publication number: 20200371626
    Abstract: To provide a low-cost and compact pressure-sensor-embedded display, in a pressure-sensor-embedded display (1), a touch sensor (5) includes a plurality of touchpad electrodes (7) disposed on a liquid crystal layer (4) side of a circuit board (2), and a pressure sensor (11) includes a plurality of pressure-pad electrodes (12) disposed on the liquid crystal layer (4) side of the circuit board (2) and a plurality of driving electrode bars (13) disposed on the liquid crystal layer (4) side of a counter substrate (3).
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Publication date: November 26, 2020
    Inventors: Jean MUGIRANEZA, Yasuhiro SUGITA, Shinji YAMAGISHI, Takenori MARUYAMA
  • Patent number: 10819007
    Abstract: Provided is a display device that ensures both of the conductivity for realizing the antenna function and the light transmissivity for transmitting light that forms a video image displayed on the display device, and at the same, allows short-range wireless communication to be performed in a wide range in a display section of the display device. A display device 100 includes a display panel 3, an antenna pattern 4 for driving, and antenna patterns 5A, 5B for propagation. The antenna driving unit drives the antenna pattern 4 for driving, at predetermined carrier wave frequency, whereby the antenna pattern 4 for driving and the antenna pattern 5A or 5B for propagation are electromagnetically coupled. As a result, proximity wireless communication can be performed in a wide range of a display area AR1 of the display device 100.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yuhji Yashiro, Yasuhiro Sugita, Makoto Nakamura
  • Patent number: 10795482
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to achieve further miniaturization and performance improvement in a pressure detection type touch panel. The touch panel (1) includes a TP upper side electrode layer (19) located above the CF substrate (18), a TP lower side electrode layer (15) located below the CF substrate (18) and above the liquid crystal layer (14), and a piezoelectric element layer (16) located between the TP upper side electrode layer (19) and the TP lower side electrode layer (15).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takenori Maruyama, Jean Mugiraneza, Yasuhiro Sugita, Hidetsugu Kawamori
  • Patent number: 10795522
    Abstract: Proximity of a coil is recognized without increasing a material cost or a manufacturing cost. Provided is a touch panel (1) that includes a plurality of drive electrodes (4) that are formed in a drive layer (2) and a plurality of touch sense electrodes (5) that are formed in a sense layer (3), in which a proximity sense electrode (7) by which proximity of a coil is detected is formed in the sense layer (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Jean Mugiraneza, Ryo Yonebayashi, Miho Yamada, Tomohiro Kimura, Yasuhiro Sugita
  • Publication number: 20200295435
    Abstract: There are provided an antenna device with improved antenna performance while suppressing a decrease in yield and a decrease in viewability, and a display device including the same. The antenna device includes an antenna substrate, a first antenna pattern formed on a first main surface of the antenna substrate, and a second antenna pattern formed on a second main surface opposite to the first main surface of the antenna substrate. The first antenna pattern and the second antenna pattern are formed such that positions on the front and back of the antenna substrate coincide with each other, and at least a part of the antenna substrate is transparent to transmit an image.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2020
    Publication date: September 17, 2020
    Inventors: SHINJI YAMAGISHI, HIROSHI FUKUSHIMA, YASUHIRO SUGITA, KAZUTOSHI KIDA, TAKENORI MARUYAMA, JEAN MUGIRANEZA, TAKUMA YAMAMOTO, YUKIO MIZUNO
  • Patent number: 10747352
    Abstract: The present invention reduces the width of a frame region. A touchscreen (5) includes: M sense lines 6; pad electrodes (7) that are arranged in N rows×M columns; (N×M) switching elements 8; N multiplexers (9); N sets of M drive lines (10), each of the M drive lines (10) connecting between a multiplexer (9) and one of M pad electrodes (7) in a row that corresponds to the multiplexer (9); and a driving circuit (11) that is connected to the N multiplexers (9).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Jean Mugiraneza, Yasuhiro Sugita
  • Patent number: 10741918
    Abstract: An embodiment of the present invention has a decreased antenna resistance so as to conform to the EMV specification. An NFC antenna includes: a mesh antenna pattern line (10) being transparent and formed in a netlike form in a display region (R1); and a non-mesh antenna pattern line (13) being formed in a form having no mesh in a non-display region (R2).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shinji Yamagishi, Yasuhiro Sugita, Jean Mugiraneza
  • Patent number: 10732447
    Abstract: The purpose of the present invention is to achieve further miniaturization and performance improvement in a pressure detection-type touch panel. The touch panel (1) includes a TP upper side electrode layer (19) located above a CF substrate (18); and a TP lower side electrode layer (16) located below the CF substrate (18) and above a liquid crystal layer (14); an ITO layer (13) located above the TFT substrate (11) and below the liquid crystal layer (14); and a piezoelectric element layer (15) located between the TP lower side electrode layer (16) and the ITO layer (13).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takenori Maruyama, Jean Mugiraneza, Yasuhiro Sugita, Hidetsugu Kawamori
  • Patent number: 10732779
    Abstract: A touch panel includes: a drive/readout circuit which measures, during a first measurement period, a self-capacitance between each of a plurality of pad electrodes and a touching object; and a readout circuit which measures, during a second measurement period, a mutual capacitance between a first portion of the plurality of pad electrodes and a second portion of the plurality of pad electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Jean Mugiraneza, Yasuhiro Sugita
  • Publication number: 20200235477
    Abstract: An antenna device includes antenna portions arranged side by side in columns with a partial overlap between the antenna portions next to each other, and common lines each connected to and shared by a set of the antenna portions not overlapping each other to collectively activate the set of the antenna portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 4, 2019
    Publication date: July 23, 2020
    Inventors: TAKUMA YAMAMOTO, TAKENORI MARUYAMA, KAZUTOSHI KIDA, SHINJI YAMAGISHI, JEAN MUGIRANEZA, HIROSHI FUKUSHIMA, YASUHIRO SUGITA, YUKIO MIZUNO
  • Patent number: 10706178
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a data processing apparatus includes an access controller configured to control access by a CPU to a processor. The access controller selects permission configuration information and an identifier table to be used for the access control using processor selection information output from the CPU, determines as intermediate identifier MID that corresponds to an access request identifier SPID output from the CPU using the selected identifier table, and determines accessibility of the CPU to the processor using the selected permission configuration information and the determined intermediate identifier MID.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Assignee: RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yasuhiro Sugita, Koji Adachi, Yoichi Yuyama
  • Patent number: 10634313
    Abstract: Provided is a light-emitting device and the like in which a light source emits light on the basis of information obtained through communications and the light thus emitted is easy for a user to visually recognize. A light-emitting device includes an LED, a light guide plate, a transparent NFC antenna sheet, and an NFC antenna. The transparent NFC antenna sheet and the NFC antenna are disposed on a principal surface or a backside surface of the light guide plate. At least some part of the light guided by the light guide plate exits out through the principal surface. The LED emits light on the basis of identification information obtained through communications via the NFC antenna sheet and the NFC antenna.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masaaki Moriya, Masafumi Ueno, Naoki Shiobara, Mitsuru Hineno, Tomohiro Omatsu, Hiroyuki Furukawa, Yasuhiro Sugita, Shinji Yamagishi, Jean Mugiraneza
  • Publication number: 20200119438
    Abstract: A display device includes a display panel displaying an image, a transparent antenna substrate arranged on one surface of the display panel and having transparency, a first conductive film having a mesh shape and arranged on a surface of the transparent antenna substrate opposite to the display panel, and a second conductive film having a mesh shape and arranged on a surface of the transparent antenna substrate facing the display panel. The first conductive film includes an antenna body portion having a thin film pattern and insulated from a surrounding portion by a slit, and the antenna body portion constitutes a transparent antenna performing wireless communication with an external communication device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2019
    Publication date: April 16, 2020
    Inventors: TAKENORI MARUYAMA, KAZUTOSHI KIDA, SHINJI YAMAGISHI, JEAN MUGIRANEZA, TAKUMA YAMAMOTO, YUKIO MIZUNO, YASUHIRO SUGITA, HIROSHI FUKUSHIMA, HIDETSUGU KAWAMORI
  • Patent number: 10606432
    Abstract: The present invention simultaneously detects a location of an electric conductor and pressure that is applied by the electric conductor. A touch panel (1) includes a plurality of sensing electrodes (2) that extend in a first direction for detecting a touch location based on an electrostatic capacitance; and pressure detecting electrodes (4) each of which extends in the first direction and is provided between adjacent two of the plurality of sensing electrodes (2). Each of the pressure detecting electrodes (4) has a width smaller than that of each of the sensing electrodes (2) and has resistance that changes in response to applied pressure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 31, 2020
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Takenori Maruyama, Yasuhiro Sugita, Kazutoshi Kida, Shinji Yamagishi, Kenshi Tada, Jean Mugiraneza, Hidetsugu Kawamori
  • Publication number: 20200091614
    Abstract: An antenna device adopting a repeater antenna technique and entirely having small thickness is provided. Also, a display apparatus including the antenna device is provided. The antenna device includes an antenna substrate (121), a main antenna (12M) configured to transmit and receive information through near field wireless communication, and a repeater antenna (12R). The main antenna (12M) and the repeater antenna (12R) are disposed on a principal surface of the antenna substrate (121).
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Publication date: March 19, 2020
    Inventors: SHINJI YAMAGISHI, YASUHIRO SUGITA, JEAN MUGIRANEZA
  • Publication number: 20200042118
    Abstract: Proximity of a coil is recognized without increasing a material cost or a manufacturing cost. Provided is a touch panel (1) that includes a plurality of drive electrodes (4) that are formed in a drive layer (2) and a plurality of touch sense electrodes (5) that are formed in a sense layer (3), in which a proximity sense electrode (7) by which proximity of a coil is detected is formed in the sense layer (3).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 6, 2017
    Publication date: February 6, 2020
    Applicant: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Jean MUGIRANEZA, Ryo YONEBAYASHI, Miho YAMADA, Tomohiro KIMURA, Yasuhiro SUGITA
  • Publication number: 20200033968
    Abstract: The invention achieves reduction in thickness and suppression of erroneous operation of a touch panel caused by noise of an antenna in the touch panel including the antenna configured to read information by means of near field wireless communication. A touch panel display including an antenna includes the antenna configured to read information by means of near field wireless communication. The touch panel display including the antenna includes a first substrate 2 and a second substrate 1, a display medium layer 3 interposed between these substrates, and a first touch sensor electrode 24T provided on a surface, adjacent to the display medium layer 3, of the first substrate 2. The first substrate 2 is provided with a second touch sensor electrode 24R and an antenna 25 that are disposed in an identical layer on a surface opposite to the surface adjacent to the display medium layer 3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2017
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Shinji YAMAGISHI, Yasuhiro SUGITA, Jean MUGIRANEZA