Patents by Inventor Yasuyuki Teranishi

Yasuyuki Teranishi 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: 11029794
    Abstract: A touch panel, a display panel, and a display unit achieving prevention of erroneous detection caused by external noise. The touch panel includes: a plurality of detection scan electrodes extending in a first direction and a plurality of detection electrodes facing the plurality of detection scan electrodes and extending in a second direction which intersects the first direction. A ratio of fringe capacitance to total capacitance between one or more selected detection scan electrodes and a first detection electrode is different from a ratio of fringe capacitance to total capacitance between the one or more selected detection scan electrodes and a second detection electrode. The one or more selected detection scan electrodes are selected, in a desired unit, from the plurality of detection scan electrodes, to be supplied with a selection pulse, and each of the first and the second detection electrodes is selected from the plurality of detection electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: JAPAN DISPLAY INC.
    Inventors: Takayuki Nakanishi, Koji Noguchi, Koji Ishizaki, Yasuyuki Teranishi, Takeya Takeuchi
  • Publication number: 20210109614
    Abstract: A display device is provided and includes a substrate; pixel electrode on the substrate; a signal line coupled to the pixel electrode; a plurality of drive electrodes including a first drive electrode overlapping the signal line; a drive signal line configured to supply a drive signal to the first drive electrode; and a drive electrode switch connecting the drive signal line and the first drive electrode, wherein during a touch detection period, the drive electrode switch is closed to apply the drive signal to the first drive electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2020
    Publication date: April 15, 2021
    Inventors: Yoshitoshi KIDA, Koji NOGUCHI, Yasuyuki TERANISHI, Hiroshi MIZUHASHI, Kohei AZUMI
  • Patent number: 10955953
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device is provided and includes a liquid crystal element array having pixel electrodes and switching elements arranged in a matrix form; scanning lines arranged in each row of the liquid crystal element array and supply a scanning signal to switching elements; signal lines arranged in each column of the liquid crystal element array and supply an image signal to the pixel electrodes through switching elements; touch electrodes overlapping pixel electrodes and arranged in the column of the liquid crystal element array; signal line drive circuit arranged along one side of the liquid crystal element array parallel to the row of the liquid crystal element array and forms the image signal; first circuit arranged along the other side of the liquid crystal element array parallel to the row of the liquid crystal element array and is connected to the touch electrodes; and second circuit arranged along the one side of the liquid crystal element array and is connected to the touch electrodes, whe
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Yasuyuki Teranishi, Toshiaki Fukushima, Daisuke Ito, Gen Koide, Tadayoshi Katsuta
  • Patent number: 10949016
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device which displays an image in a display area based on a pixel signal is provided. The display device includes a first substrate, a second substrate opposed to the first substrate, a first electrode arranged in the first substrate and overlapping a frame area outside the display area, second electrodes arranged in the second substrate and overlapping the display area, and a touch detection driver configured to output a drive signal to the first electrode and detect contact or proximity of an object with the frame area based on electrostatic capacitance between the first electrode and the second electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 16, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Teranishi, Yoshiharu Nakajima
  • Patent number: 10942386
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a first substrate, a second substrate and an adhesive layer. The first substrate includes drive electrodes arranged at a first intervals in a first direction. The second substrate is opposed to the first substrate and includes detection electrodes arranged at a second intervals in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction. The adhesive layer bonds the first substrate and the second substrate together. A first detection electrodes of the detection electrodes are shaped in accordance with a shape of a display area which displays an image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 9, 2021
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventor: Yasuyuki Teranishi
  • Publication number: 20210004111
    Abstract: A touch detection device is provided and includes driving electrodes for detecting an external proximity object, extending in first direction and arranged in second direction; first voltage line extending in second direction; second voltage line extending in second direction; third voltage line extending in second direction, third voltage line being narrower in than first voltage line and second voltage line in width; and switching circuit for electrically connecting driving electrodes and first voltage line, second voltage line, or third voltage line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 18, 2020
    Publication date: January 7, 2021
    Inventors: Daisuke ITO, Hiroshi MIZUHASHI, Makoto HAYASHI, Yasuyuki TERANISHI, Tadayoshi KATSUTA
  • Publication number: 20200409501
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a sensor-equipped display device includes first electrodes and a detection electrode. The first electrodes constitute sensor drive electrodes by being supplied with sensor drive signals separately and sequentially or sensor drive electrodes by simultaneously supplying the sensor drive signals to the first electrodes adjacent to each other. A width of the sensor drive electrode including the first electrode on the edge is smaller than a width of the other sensor drive electrode not including the first electrode on the edge.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Hayato KURASAWA, Yasuyuki Teranishi, Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Koji Ishizaki, Daisuke Ito
  • Publication number: 20200409505
    Abstract: A noise immunity of a detected capacitance is prevented or inhibited from lowering on a driving electrode different in width from the other driving electrodes, provided in an input device. A touch panel serving as an input device has a plurality of driving electrodes extending in an X-axis direction and arranged in a Y-axis direction intersecting with the X-axis direction, and a driving electrode arranged outside one side of an arrangement of the driving electrodes and extending in the X-axis direction. Further, the touch panel TP1 has a plurality of detecting electrodes extending in the Y-axis direction and arranged in the X-axis direction. The width of the driving electrode is smaller than the widths of the driving electrodes and the detecting electrode includes an expanding portion for expanding the area of the detecting electrode on the side opposite to the plurality of driving electrodes via the driving electrode.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2020
    Publication date: December 31, 2020
    Inventors: Yasuyuki TERANISHI, Takafumi SUZUKI, Kohei AZUMI
  • Patent number: 10877611
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a display device with a touch detection function includes a plurality of drive electrodes that face a plurality of pixel electrodes in an orthogonal direction to the surface of the substrate, and extend in a direction parallel to the direction in which a plurality of signal lines extend. The display device with a touch detection function also includes a scan driving unit that applies a touch drive signal to a signal line that faces, in an overlapping manner in the orthogonal direction, a drive electrode to which the touch drive signal is applied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Yoshitoshi Kida, Koji Noguchi, Yasuyuki Teranishi, Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Kohei Azumi
  • Publication number: 20200356197
    Abstract: According to an aspect, a detection device includes: a substrate; detection electrodes arrayed in a row-column configuration in a first direction and a second direction intersecting the first direction in a sensor region of the substrate; a drive circuit configured to supply drive signals to the detection electrodes; wires electrically coupled to the respective detection electrodes; analog front ends each configured to receive, from at least one of the detection electrodes, at least one detection signal corresponding to a capacitance change in the at least one of the detection electrodes caused when the drive signals are supplied; and a multiplexer coupled to one of the detection electrodes via one of the wires and capable of changing the number of the wires simultaneously electrically coupled to one of the analog front ends. The wires extend in the second direction and are disposed side by side in the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 24, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventor: Yasuyuki TERANISHI
  • Publication number: 20200341569
    Abstract: A display device includes a substrate, first electrodes, second electrodes, and a driver. The first electrodes are disposed in a matrix (row-column configuration) in a display region of the substrate. The second electrodes are disposed in a peripheral region on the outside of the display region of the substrate. The driver supplies a drive signal to the first electrodes and the second electrodes. The first electrodes output detection signals corresponding to self-capacitance changes in the first electrodes. The second electrodes output detection signals corresponding to self-capacitance changes in the second electrodes.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 9, 2020
    Publication date: October 29, 2020
    Inventors: Yasuyuki TERANISHI, Gen KOIDE
  • Patent number: 10817108
    Abstract: An information input device including a touch panel configured to be provided with a touch sensor that detects a position at which a sensing object is brought close to a sensing surface. In this information input device, the touch sensor has a scanning electrode and a detecting electrode that is opposed to the scanning electrode with the intermediary of a dielectric substance, and is a capacitive sensor whose electrostatic capacitance changes if the sensing object is brought close to the detecting electrode. Furthermore, a slit is formed in a surface of the detecting electrode opposed to the scanning electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: JAPAN DISPLAY INC.
    Inventors: Takayuki Nakanishi, Koji Noguchi, Koji Ishizaki, Yasuyuki Teranishi, Takeya Takeuchi
  • Patent number: 10817100
    Abstract: A detection device includes a substrate, first electrodes, second electrodes, and a conductor. The substrate has a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The first electrodes are provided in a display area of the substrate and detect the position of an object being in contact with or in proximity to the first surface side of the substrate or pressure of the object being in contact with the first surface side. The second electrodes are provided along at least one side of the outer periphery of the display area. The conductor is provided on the second surface side of the substrate apart from the substrate and generates an electrostatic capacitor between the conductor and the second electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Koji Noguchi, Tadayoshi Katsuta, Yasuyuki Teranishi
  • Patent number: 10809860
    Abstract: A display device including: a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix form and having a first side parallel to a row and a second side opposite to the first side; scanning lines arranged in each row of the pixels to supply a scanning signal to the pixels; signal lines arranged in each column of the pixels to supply an image signal to the pixels; a drive electrode circuit which is arranged along the first side; and a plurality of drive electrodes which are arranged in the direction of column of the pixels and to which a drive signal to detect an object is supplied from the drive electrode circuit, wherein the signal lines transmit the image signal in a display period, and at least one of the signal lines transmits a control signal to control the drive electrode circuit in a touch detection period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Makoto Hayashi, Yasuyuki Teranishi, Daisuke Ito
  • Patent number: 10809852
    Abstract: A noise immunity of a detected capacitance is prevented or inhibited from lowering on a driving electrode different in width from the other driving electrodes, provided in an input device. A touch panel serving as an input device has a plurality of driving electrodes extending in an X-axis direction and arranged in a Y-axis direction intersecting with the X-axis direction, and a driving electrode arranged outside one side of an arrangement of the driving electrodes and extending in the X-axis direction. Further, the touch panel TP1 has a plurality of detecting electrodes extending in the Y-axis direction and arranged in the X-axis direction. The width of the driving electrode is smaller than the widths of the driving electrodes and the detecting electrode includes an expanding portion for expanding the area of the detecting electrode on the side opposite to the plurality of driving electrodes via the driving electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Teranishi, Takafumi Suzuki, Kohei Azumi
  • Patent number: 10802639
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a sensor-equipped display device includes first electrodes and a detection electrode. The first electrodes constitute sensor drive electrodes by being supplied with sensor drive signals separately and sequentially or sensor drive electrodes by simultaneously supplying the sensor drive signals to the first electrodes adjacent to each other. A width of the sensor drive electrode including the first electrode on the edge is smaller than a width of the other sensor drive electrode not including the first electrode on the edge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Hayato Kurasawa, Yasuyuki Teranishi, Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Koji Ishizaki, Daisuke Ito
  • Patent number: 10782812
    Abstract: A liquid crystal display device includes: a liquid crystal element array including liquid crystal display elements arranged in a matrix form; scan lines arranged in each row of the liquid crystal element array and configured to supply scan signals to the liquid crystal display elements arranged in a corresponding row; signal lines arranged in each column of the liquid crystal element array and configured to supply image signals to the liquid crystal display elements arranged in a corresponding column; a plurality of driving electrodes arranged in the liquid crystal element array and supplied with driving signals for detecting an external proximity object; a first voltage line of a first voltage; a second voltage line of a second voltage; and a third voltage line of a third voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Daisuke Ito, Hiroshi Mizuhashi, Makoto Hayashi, Yasuyuki Teranishi, Tadayoshi Katsuta
  • Patent number: 10775928
    Abstract: A force detection apparatus includes: a force detector that includes an electrode and a conductor facing the electrode across a first and a second layers and outputs a force signal value before correction; and a force detection controller outputting a force signal value after correction having a linear relationship with a force. In a first range of force in which the first layer is deformed and the second layer is not deformed, the force detection controller calculates the force signal value after correction, based on a product of the force and a first constant. In a second range of force in which the first and second layers are deformed, the force detection controller calculates the force signal value after correction, based on a sum of a product of a threshold and the first constant and a product of a difference between the force and the threshold and a second constant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Takafumi Suzuki, Shota Hosaka, Koji Noguchi, Yasuyuki Teranishi
  • Patent number: 10761640
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes first electrodes overlapping a display area, a cover base covering the display area and a frame area, a second electrode arranged in the cover base and overlapping the frame area, a touch detection driver configured to output a drive signal to the second electrode, and a level shifter arranged between the second electrode and the touch detection driver, and configured to increase a signal level of the drive signal and output the drive signal having the increased signal level to the second electrode. The touch detection driver is configured to detect contact or proximity to an object with the frame area based on electrostatic capacitance between the first electrodes and the second electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Teranishi, Takafumi Suzuki, Michita Kudo
  • Patent number: 10754473
    Abstract: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a display portion, a touch detection circuit and a scanning line drive circuit. A frame period, which includes a display period in which the scanning signal is supplied to the plurality of scanning lines for image display, and a touch detection period related to sensing using the plurality of electrodes, includes a first frame and a second frame. The number of scanning lines to which the scanning signal is supplied in each display period included in the first and second frames is adjusted such that a potential of the touch detection period included in the first frame matches a potential of the touch detection period included in the second frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Japan Display Inc.
    Inventors: Yasuyuki Teranishi, Gen Koide