Patents by Inventor Yasuo Yamasaki

Yasuo Yamasaki 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: 20190292412
    Abstract: An adhesive material contains a styrene resin, a (meth)acrylate resin, and an oxidatively polymerizable compound, wherein the adhesive material has a sea-island structure that includes a sea portion containing the styrene resin and an island portion containing the (meth)acrylate resin, and the glass transition temperature of the (meth)acrylate resin is at least 30° C. lower than the glass transition temperature of the styrene resin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 3, 2018
    Publication date: September 26, 2019
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sumiaki YAMASAKI, Shiori CHONAN, Yasuo MATSUMURA
  • Patent number: 10424343
    Abstract: An imaging device includes an imaging element that acquires a first image based on signal charge generated during a first accumulation time, and a second image based on signal charge generated during a second accumulation time relatively longer than the first accumulation time and synchronized with the first image during a synchronization period including the first accumulation time, and a moving image file generating unit that generates a moving image file including a first moving image based on the first image, a second moving image based on the second image, and synchronization information for synchronizing the first moving image and the second moving image frame by frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Masafumi Kimura, Yasuo Suda, Koichi Washisu, Akihiko Nagano, Ryo Yamasaki, Makoto Oikawa, Fumihiro Kajimura, Go Naito
  • Publication number: 20190286010
    Abstract: A method of producing a foil formed member, includes: preparing a formed member on which a plastic toner image having plasticity is formed; and pressing foil against the formed member at a temperature of 70° C. or lower to form a foil image on the plastic toner image of the formed member, and a method of producing a wiring substrate, includes: preparing a substrate on which a toner image of a toner, in which a volume fraction of particles having a particle diameter of 16 ?m or more is less than 1%, is formed; and forming a foil image on the toner image of the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Applicant: FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasuo MATSUMURA, Sumiaki YAMASAKI, Satoshi HIRAOKA, Shiori CHONAN, Takashi IMAI
  • Patent number: 10313600
    Abstract: Provided is an imaging device including an imaging element having a first photoelectric conversion unit and a second photoelectric conversion unit, in which a light-receiving efficiency of the second photoelectric conversion unit is lower than a light-receiving efficiency of the first photoelectric conversion unit; an optics that guides a light flux from an object to the imaging element; and a control unit that selects a combination of the first photoelectric conversion unit and the second photoelectric conversion unit used for a motion image capturing and a static image capturing in accordance with a brightness of the object.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Masafumi Kimura, Koichi Washisu, Yasuo Suda, Akihiko Nagano, Fumihiro Kajimura, Go Naito, Ryo Yamasaki, Makoto Oikawa
  • Patent number: 10156717
    Abstract: In an electro-optical device, light is incident on a mirror by penetrating a cover, and the light reflected by the mirror is emitted by penetrating the cover. Here, the cover includes a first light-transmitting plate and a second light-transmitting plate facing the first light-transmitting plate, and a gap which is open toward both sides in a first direction is provided between the first light-transmitting plate and the second light-transmitting plate due to a spacer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yasuo Yamasaki
  • Publication number: 20170059853
    Abstract: In an electro-optical device, light is incident on a mirror by penetrating a cover, and the light reflected by the mirror is emitted by penetrating the cover. Here, the cover includes a first light-transmitting plate and a second light-transmitting plate facing the first light-transmitting plate, and a gap which is open toward both sides in a first direction is provided between the first light-transmitting plate and the second light-transmitting plate due to a spacer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2016
    Publication date: March 2, 2017
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yasuo YAMASAKI
  • Patent number: 9547169
    Abstract: In an electro-optical device, light is incident on a mirror by penetrating a cover, and the light reflected by the mirror is emitted by penetrating the cover. Here, the cover includes a first light-transmitting plate and a second light-transmitting plate facing the first light-transmitting plate, and a gap which is open toward both sides in a first direction is provided between the first light-transmitting plate and the second light-transmitting plate due to a spacer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Assignee: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yasuo Yamasaki
  • Publication number: 20160282607
    Abstract: In an electro-optical device, light is incident on a mirror by penetrating a cover, and the light reflected by the mirror is emitted by penetrating the cover. Here, the cover includes a first light-transmitting plate and a second light-transmitting plate facing the first light-transmitting plate, and a gap which is open toward both sides in a first direction is provided between the first light-transmitting plate and the second light-transmitting plate due to a spacer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 8, 2016
    Publication date: September 29, 2016
    Applicant: SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Yasuo YAMASAKI
  • Patent number: 9397473
    Abstract: A transmitter module that includes a laser diode (LD) and a driver, each mounted on a sub-mount, is disclosed. The driver directly drives the LD by supplying a modulation signal, a bias signal, and a reference. Two signals are provided to a first pad of the LD, while, the reference is provided to the second pad of the LD. The second pad in the center thereof is formed relatively closer to the second facet of the LD opposite to the first facet through which the laser light is emitted.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 19, 2016
    Assignee: Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations, Inc.
    Inventors: Yasuo Yamasaki, Nobumasa Okada
  • Patent number: 9307111
    Abstract: An image reading device comprising: a document placing portion; a conveyor; and a reading unit configured to read an image of the document. The reading unit includes: an image sensor; and a support which supports the image sensor, wherein in the case of reading the image of the document conveyed by the conveyor. The support is to be stopped at a predetermined reading position; a guide; and a driving unit. The reading unit further includes: a release unit configured to release the contact with the guide by separating the support from the guide when the support is moved toward the predetermined reading position; and a contact portion configured to contact with the support separated from the guide by the release unit when the support is moved toward the predetermined reading position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Assignee: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Yasuo Yamasaki
  • Patent number: 9172838
    Abstract: An image reading device comprising: a document placing portion; a conveyor; and a reading unit configured to read an image of the document. The reading unit includes: an image sensor; and a support which supports the image sensor, wherein in the case of reading the image of the document conveyed by the conveyor. The support is to be stopped at a predetermined reading position; a guide; and a driving unit. The reading unit further includes: a release unit configured to release the contact with the guide by separating the support from the guide when the support is moved toward the predetermined reading position; and a contact portion configured to contact with the support separated from the guide by the release unit when the support is moved toward the predetermined reading position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2015
    Assignee: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Yasuo Yamasaki
  • Patent number: 9154656
    Abstract: An image reading device comprising: a document placing portion; a conveyor; a reading unit configured to read an image of the document, wherein the reading unit includes: an image sensor; a support which supports the image sensor, wherein in the case of reading the image of the document conveyed by the conveyor, the support is to be stopped at a predetermined reading position; a guide; and a driving unit, wherein the reading unit further includes: a release unit configured to release the contact with the guide by separating the support from the guide when the support is moved toward the predetermined reading position; and a contact portion configured to contact with the support separated from the guide by the release unit when the support is moved toward the predetermined reading position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Assignee: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Yasuo Yamasaki
  • Patent number: 9118800
    Abstract: An image reading apparatus includes: a document table that includes one surface on which a document is to be placed; an image reader that is provided over the other surface of the document table and is configured to read an image of the document being placed on the document table; and a resin housing that houses the document table and the image reader therein. The image reader includes: an image sensor including a plurality of reading elements arranged in a first direction; a holder configured to support the image sensor; a resin guide integrally formed with the housing; a reinforcement member which is made by a metal plate and provided at the guide; and a driver configured to move the holder along the guide in a second direction substantially perpendicular to the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2015
    Assignee: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Yasuo Yamasaki
  • Patent number: 9019578
    Abstract: An image reading apparatus having a conveyed document reading function and a placed document reading function includes: a moving mechanism for moving an imaging unit; a hinge mechanism for swingably connecting a document cover to a document platen; a conveyance mechanism provided to the document cover for conveying a document upon operation of the conveyed document reading function; a driving force transmission mechanism for selectively transmitting a driving force generated from a driving source to the moving mechanism or the conveyance mechanism; a first gear rotatable by receiving the driving force from the driving force transmission mechanism; and a second gear rotatable with being meshed with the first gear for transmitting the driving force to the moving mechanism or the conveyance mechanism, a rotating center line of which coincides with a swinging center line of the hinge mechanism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Hiroyuki Shingai, Takayuki Akimatsu, Yasuo Yamasaki
  • Patent number: 9013766
    Abstract: An image reading apparatus includes: a base section; a reading unit; a movable body; a drive unit; and a cable. The movable body supports the reading unit and reciprocates between first and second end positions in a first direction. The drive unit is disposed on a first side where the first end position is located. The cable has one end portion fixed to a base wall of the base section and another end portion connected to the reading unit. The cable includes: a first elongated portion extending from the one end portion; a curved portion extending from the first elongated portion toward a second side where the second end position is located and then curving toward the first side; and a second elongated portion connected to the another end portion. The curved portion has a part overlapping with the drive unit in the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 21, 2015
    Assignee: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Yasuo Yamasaki, Hiroyuki Shingai
  • Publication number: 20150092803
    Abstract: A transmitter module that includes a laser diode (LD) and a driver, each mounted on a sub-mount, is disclosed. The driver directly drives the LD by supplying a modulation signal, a bias signal, and a reference. Two signals are provided to a first pad of the LD, while, the reference is provided to the second pad of the LD. The second pad in the center thereof is formed relatively closer to the second facet of the LD opposite to the first facet through which the laser light is emitted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2014
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventors: Yasuo YAMASAKI, Nobumasa OKADA
  • Publication number: 20150055199
    Abstract: An image reading device comprising: a document placing portion; a conveyor; and a reading unit configured to read an image of the document. The reading unit includes: an image sensor; and a support which supports the image sensor, wherein in the case of reading the image of the document conveyed by the conveyor. The support is to be stopped at a predetermined reading position; a guide; and a driving unit. The reading unit further includes: a release unit configured to release the contact with the guide by separating the support from the guide when the support is moved toward the predetermined reading position; and a contact portion configured to contact with the support separated from the guide by the release unit when the support is moved toward the predetermined reading position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2014
    Publication date: February 26, 2015
    Inventor: Yasuo Yamasaki
  • Patent number: 8922848
    Abstract: A reading unit includes a carriage extending in a first direction, and an image sensor configured to be supported by the carriage, and having a case extending in the first direction and a plurality of light receiving elements contained in the case and arranged in the first direction. The carriage has a reference surface, a pair of supporting portions provided at two end sides in the first direction, and one end edge positioned on one side, with respect to the reference surface, in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction and parallel to the reference surface, and the case has a pair of supported portions provided to correspond to the pair of supporting portions and configured to be supported swingably by the corresponding supporting portions. The case is configured to swing about a first axis between a first position and a second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Assignee: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Yasuo Yamasaki
  • Publication number: 20140211270
    Abstract: A reading unit includes a carriage extending in a first direction, and an image sensor configured to be supported by the carriage, and having a case extending in the first direction and a plurality of light receiving elements contained in the case and arranged in the first direction. The carriage has a reference surface, a pair of supporting portions provided at two end sides in the first direction, and one end edge positioned on one side, with respect to the reference surface, in a second direction orthogonal to the first direction and parallel to the reference surface, and the case has a pair of supported portions provided to correspond to the pair of supporting portions and configured to be supported swingably by the corresponding supporting portions. The case is configured to swing about a first axis between a first position and a second position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2014
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Yasuo YAMASAKI
  • Publication number: 20140211280
    Abstract: An image reading apparatus includes: a base section; a reading unit; a movable body; a drive unit; and a cable. The movable body supports the reading unit and reciprocates between first and second end positions in a first direction. The drive unit is disposed on a first side where the first end position is located. The cable has one end portion fixed to a base wall of the base section and another end portion connected to the reading unit. The cable includes: a first elongated portion extending from the one end portion; a curved portion extending from the first elongated portion toward a second side where the second end position is located and then curving toward the first side; and a second elongated portion connected to the another end portion. The curved portion has a part overlapping with the drive unit in the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2014
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Applicant: BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yasuo Yamasaki, Hiroyuki Shingai