Patents by Inventor Yoshihiro Hattori

Yoshihiro Hattori 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: 10536604
    Abstract: A line sensor apparatus comprises a rod lens array in which a plurality of rod lenses are arrayed in a first direction, a line sensor substrate including a line sensor which receives light from the rod lens array, a pair of inner supporting members configured to support the line sensor substrate, a transmitter substrate including a transmitter which transfers data based on the light detected by the line sensor, and an outer supporting member configured to support the pair of inner supporting members and the transmitter substrate, wherein the pair of inner supporting members are arranged on two side surfaces of the rod lens array in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: CANON COMPONENTS, INC.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Hattori, Hiroyuki Murakami, Junichi Kato
  • Publication number: 20180288265
    Abstract: A line sensor apparatus comprises a rod lens array in which a plurality of rod lenses are arrayed in a first direction, a line sensor substrate including a line sensor which receives light from the rod lens array, a pair of inner supporting members configured to support the line sensor substrate, a transmitter substrate including a transmitter which transfers data based on the light detected by the line sensor, and an outer supporting member configured to support the pair of inner supporting members and the transmitter substrate, wherein the pair of inner supporting members are arranged on two side surfaces of the rod lens array in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2018
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Inventors: Yoshihiro HATTORI, Hiroyuki MURAKAMI, Junichi KATO
  • Publication number: 20180288270
    Abstract: An image sensor unit includes multiple elongated-shaped sensor wiring boards provided with sensor chips that generate an electric signal in response to incident light. The sensor wiring boards are arranged such that end faces in the longitudinal direction face each other. A resin material is provided between the end faces of the sensor wiring boards that face each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2018
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Inventors: Toshihiko AMANO, Yoshihiro HATTORI
  • Publication number: 20180283261
    Abstract: An expansion tank includes a plurality of partition walls separating a storage chamber of the tank main body into a plurality of compartment chambers, each partition wall provided with a lower communicating portion and an upper communicating portion formed in a lower part and an upper part thereof, respectively, to communicate the adjoining compartment chambers to each other, wherein the compartment chambers include an inlet chamber having an inlet, an outlet chamber having an outlet, and intermediate chambers, and wherein one of the compartment chambers other than the outlet chamber is provided with a communication port, and a lower edge of the upper communicating portion of the partition wall defining the compartment chamber provided with the communication port is lower than a lower edge of the upper communicating portion of another one of the partition walls.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2016
    Publication date: October 4, 2018
    Inventors: Haruo MORISHITA, Shinji SHIMOYAMA, Yoshihiro HATTORI, Takafumi MURAKAMI
  • Patent number: 10011129
    Abstract: Provided is a control unit of a conveying apparatus, the conveying apparatus including: a conveying unit that conveys recording paper along a conveyance path; an imaging unit that images the recording paper; and a light emitting unit arranged on an opposite side of the imaging unit across the conveyance path, wherein the control unit detects conveyance information of the recording paper based on image information of the recording paper imaged by the imaging unit in a state in which light from the light emitting unit is transmitted through the recording paper. The control unit detects the conveyance information of the recording paper based on a plurality of images of the recording paper imaged at different timings by the imaging unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: CANON COMPONENTS, INC.
    Inventors: Masashi Ishimaru, Yoshihisa Negishi, Kenichi Matsumoto, Yoshihiro Hattori
  • Publication number: 20180093502
    Abstract: Provided is a conveying apparatus including a conveying unit that conveys a recording paper along a conveyance path, an imaging unit that images the recording paper to detect conveyance information on the recording paper, and a light source unit that emits light to the recording paper imaged by the imaging unit, wherein the light source unit has a shape of a rod elongated in a conveyance direction of the recording paper.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Publication date: April 5, 2018
    Inventors: Masashi ISHIMARU, Kenichi MATSUMOTO, Yoshihisa NEGISHI, Yoshihiro HATTORI
  • Publication number: 20180015744
    Abstract: Provided is a control unit of a conveying apparatus, the conveying apparatus including: a conveying unit that conveys recording paper along a conveyance path; and an imaging unit that images the recording paper, wherein the control unit detects conveyance information of the recording paper based on image information of a plurality of different regions in image information of the recording paper P imaged by the imaging unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 11, 2017
    Publication date: January 18, 2018
    Inventors: Kenichi MATSUMOTO, Masashi ISHIMARU, Yoshihisa NEGISHI, Yoshihiro HATTORI
  • Publication number: 20170355544
    Abstract: Provided is a control unit of a conveying apparatus, the conveying apparatus including: a conveying unit that conveys recording paper along a conveying path; and an imaging unit that images the recording paper and an object not conveyed by the conveying unit, wherein the control unit acquires actual conveyance information of the recording paper from image information of the recording paper imaged by the imaging unit and image information of the object imaged by the imaging unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2017
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Inventors: Kenichi MATSUMOTO, Yoshihiro HATTORI, Yoshihisa NEGISHI, Masashi ISHIMARU, Hironobu MIZUNO
  • Publication number: 20170355206
    Abstract: Provided is a control unit of a conveying apparatus, the conveying apparatus including: a conveying unit that conveys recording paper along a conveyance path; an imaging unit that images the recording paper; and a light emitting unit arranged on an opposite side of the imaging unit across the conveyance path, wherein the control unit detects conveyance information of the recording paper based on image information of the recording paper imaged by the imaging unit in a state in which light from the light emitting unit is transmitted through the recording paper. The control unit detects the conveyance information of the recording paper based on a plurality of images of the recording paper imaged at different timings by the imaging unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 9, 2017
    Publication date: December 14, 2017
    Inventors: Masashi ISHIMARU, Yoshihisa NEGISHI, Kenichi MATSUMOTO, Yoshihiro HATTORI
  • Patent number: 9745428
    Abstract: There is provided with a method for manufacturing a resin product. One embodiment includes performing a modification process on a portion of a surface of the resin product not less than two times by different methods to modify the portion such that a plating metal can be deposited on the portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: CANON COMPONENTS, INC.
    Inventors: Taisuke Iwashita, Yoshihisa Negishi, Yoshihiro Hattori, Naoki Tatebayashi
  • Publication number: 20160175908
    Abstract: There is provided a machining unit (10) that machines a rod-shaped member (W).
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 30, 2014
    Publication date: June 23, 2016
    Inventors: Takao OBINATA, Motonori MARUYAMA, Yoshihiro HATTORI
  • Patent number: 9336254
    Abstract: A database performance estimation device includes: a unit that switches at least two types of calculation methods according to configuration mode data and performs the switched calculation method to acquire a child block searching time (d) and a leaf block scanning time (s); a unit that switches at least two types of calculation methods according to the configuration mode data and performs the switched calculation method to acquire an entry inserting time (i); and a unit that calculates an average time required for identifying a target leaf block per one manipulation performed to the index block, an average time required for searching for a target entry in the identified leaf block, and an average time required for inserting a target entry in the identified leaf block, and estimates the total of the average times calculated above as an average processing time per one manipulation performed to the index block.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignee: NEC Corporation
    Inventors: Shigero Sasaki, Yoshihiro Hattori
  • Patent number: 9188899
    Abstract: A charging device which includes a grid that has a curvature surface placed to face an outer circumferential surface of a photoconductive drum; a carrying member that carries the grid in a portion having a curvature to form the curvature surface of the grid; and position adjusting mechanisms that moves a position of the carrying member to adjust a position of the grid in a sub-scanning direction of the photoconductive drum, an imaging cartridge and an image forming apparatus having the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Hisayoshi Nagase, Yoshihiro Hattori
  • Patent number: 9119302
    Abstract: A flexible circuit board includes a base film formed by a metallic material, a first protective film formed on a first surface of the base film, and a circuit pattern adhered to the first protective film through an adhesive film. Projections and recesses for heat release are formed on a second surface that is a surface on the opposite side of the first surface of the base film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2015
    Assignee: CANON COMPONENTS, INC.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Hattori, Shozo Asai
  • Patent number: 9072182
    Abstract: A flexible circuit board includes a base film formed by a metallic material, a first protective film formed on a first surface of the base film, and a circuit pattern adhered to the first protective film through an adhesive film. Projections and recesses for heat release are formed on a second surface that is a surface on the opposite side of the first surface of the base film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2015
    Assignee: CANON COMPONENTS, INC.
    Inventors: Yoshihiro Hattori, Shozo Asai
  • Publication number: 20150044425
    Abstract: There is provided with a method for manufacturing a resin product. One embodiment includes performing a modification process on a portion of a surface of the resin product not less than two times by different methods to modify the portion such that a plating metal can be deposited on the portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 8, 2014
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Inventors: Taisuke IWASHITA, Yoshihisa NEGISHI, Yoshihiro HATTORI, Naoki TATEBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 8844474
    Abstract: A water outlet structure of an internal combustion engine includes a water outlet and a thermostat. The water outlet includes a cooling-water inflow portion, a radiator outflow passage, and a bypass passage. The cooling-water inflow portion is provided to face a cooling-water outlet of a cylinder head. Cooling water is to flow out to a radiator through the radiator outflow passage. The radiator outflow passage linearly extends from the cooling-water inflow portion. The bypass passage linearly and obliquely extends from the cooling-water inflow portion to provide a water flow at an acute angle to a water flow in the radiator outflow passage. The thermostat is provided integrally with the water outlet and includes a thermo housing provided downstream of the bypass passage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Satoshi Fukuoka, Yoshihiro Hattori
  • Publication number: 20140114951
    Abstract: A database performance estimation device includes: a unit that switches at least two types of calculation methods according to configuration mode data and performs the switched calculation method to acquire a child block searching time (d) and a leaf block scanning time (s); a unit that switches at least two types of calculation methods according to the configuration mode data and performs the switched calculation method to acquire an entry inserting time (i); and a unit that calculates an average time required for identifying a target leaf block per one manipulation performed to the index block, an average time required for searching for a target entry in the identified leaf block, and an average time required for inserting a target entry in the identified leaf block, and estimates the total of the average times calculated above as an average processing time per one manipulation performed to the index block.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2012
    Publication date: April 24, 2014
    Applicant: NEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shigero Sasaki, Yoshihiro Hattori
  • Publication number: 20140002322
    Abstract: A shield cable includes: a first film member made of an insulating resin; a second film member made of an insulating resin; a laminated body including a center conductor surrounded by the first film member and the second film member; an easy-adhesion layer positioned around the laminated body; an outer conductor positioned around the easy-adhesion layer; and a protective film that covers around the outer conductor, wherein the shield cable is flat when viewed in cross section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 28, 2013
    Publication date: January 2, 2014
    Inventors: Osamu KANOME, Hironobu MIZUNO, Yoshihiro HATTORI
  • Publication number: 20130330107
    Abstract: A development apparatus is equipped with a first developing roller, developer supply section, a second developing roller, a developer removing part and a developer recovery section. The second developing roller is disposed on the downstream side of the first developing roller and above the first developing roller, to which the developer is delivered from the first developing roller by magnetic force. The developer supply section includes a developer circulation section and a first regulating member that regulates an amount of the developer. The developer recovered by the developer recovery section drops by gravity and is introduced into the developer circulation section.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 29, 2013
    Publication date: December 12, 2013
    Applicant: KONICA MINOLTA, INC.
    Inventors: Seiko ITAGAKI, Yoshihiro HATTORI, Daisuke UEDA