Patents by Inventor Yoichi Urabe

Yoichi Urabe 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: 11104255
    Abstract: A structure 1 for an operational portion in a vehicle provided at a side of a driver seat in a vehicle, comprising: a touch pad 14 having a contacted operational surface 14a receiving contact as an input operation; a rest surface formation portion 15 including a palm rest portion 21 provided behind the touch pad 14 and used for operation of the touch pad 14 and an arm rest portion 22 forming a rest surface 15a continuous to the palm rest portion 21; and an audio switch 16 provided between the touch pad 14 and the arm rest portion 22 in a front and back direction of the vehicle, the audio switch 16 operating an audio device equipped in the vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignees: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KYUSHU KABUSHIKI KAISHA, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shohei Shirota, Yoichi Urabe, Shinya Kimura
  • Publication number: 20180170227
    Abstract: A structure 1 for an operational portion in a vehicle provided at a side of a driver seat in a vehicle, comprising: a touch pad 14 having a contacted operational surface 14a receiving contact as an input operation; a rest surface formation portion 15 including a palm rest portion 21 provided behind the touch pad 14 and used for operation of the touch pad 14 and an arm rest portion 22 forming a rest surface 15a continuous to the palm rest portion 21; and an audio switch 16 provided between the touch pad 14 and the arm rest portion 22 in a front and back direction of the vehicle, the audio switch 16 operating an audio device equipped in the vehicle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2017
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Applicants: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KYUSHU KABUSHIKI KAISHA, TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shohei Shirota, Yoichi Urabe, Shinya Kimura