US Pat. No. 9,468,104

MODULE BOARD

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A module board, comprising:
a first board including a first surface and a second surface on each of which an electronic component is mounted;
a second board in which a first surface thereof faces the second surface of the first board;
an external electrode formed on an exterior of the second board;
a joining member that joins the external electrode and a first terminal provided on the second surface of the first board;
and

an additional joining member that joins the external electrode and a second terminal provided on a connection board to which
the first board is to be connected,

wherein
the external electrode includes
a first surface part positioned on the first surface of the second board;
a second surface part positioned on a second surface of the second board opposite to the first surface thereof; and
a connecting part positioned on an outer side surface of the second board so as to electrically connect the first surface
part and the second surface part, and

the joining member includes a joining surface that joins to the external electrode, and the joining surface covers the first
surface part and at least a portion of the connecting part that is closer to the first surface part than to the second surface
part.

US Pat. No. 9,395,861

TOUCH PANEL

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A touch panel comprising:
an upper electrode substrate including an upper conductive layer formed on the upper electrode substrate;
a lower electrode substrate including a lower conductive layer formed on the lower electrode substrate;
a first electrode and a second electrode respectively provided at both ends of the upper conductive layer in a first direction
for causing an electric potential distribution in the first direction;

a third electrode and a fourth electrode respectively provided at both ends of the lower conductive layer in a second direction
perpendicular to the first direction for causing an electric potential distribution in the second direction;

a flexible substrate provided to be connected to the lower electrode substrate or the upper electrode substrate;
a first resistor portion electrically connected to one of the first electrode and the second electrode and formed on the upper
electrode substrate separately from the upper conductive layer; and

a second resistor portion electrically connected to one of the third electrode and the fourth electrode and formed on the
lower electrode substrate separately from the lower conductive layer,

wherein the touch panel is configured to measure
(i) a voltage value at a first point between the one of the first electrode and the second electrode, and the first resistor
portion, and

(ii) a voltage value at a second point between the one of the third electrode and the fourth electrode, and the second resistor
portion,

wherein the first resistor portion is formed to function as a reference resistor for detecting multi-touches in the first
direction based on the voltage value at the first point,

wherein the second resistor portion is formed to function as a reference resistor for detecting multi-touches in the second
direction based on the voltage value at the second point,

wherein the first resistor portion is formed on the upper electrode substrate to stack on the upper conductive layer while
a first insulating layer that is formed on the upper conductive layer is interposed between the first resistor portion and
the upper conductive layer, and

wherein the second resistor portion is formed on the lower electrode substrate to stack on the lower conductive layer while
a second insulating layer that is formed on the lower conductive layer is interposed between the second resistor portion and
the lower conductive layer.

US Pat. No. 9,250,397

OPTICAL CONNECTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An optical connector comprising:
a connector body;
an enclosure that is a slit-shaped hole formed from one surface of the connector body into the connector body, and accommodates
a sheet-like optical waveguide with a tip of the optical waveguide abutting against a bottom of the hole;

a pressing section that is provided on a first surface of the enclosure facing a sheet surface of the enclosed optical waveguide,
and presses the enclosed optical waveguide toward a second surface of the enclosure facing the first surface so as to bring
the enclosed optical waveguide into contact with the second surface; and

a plurality of micro-lenses provided on a second surface of the connector body opposite to the bottom of the hole, and aligned
along a plane parallel to the second surface of the enclosure.

US Pat. No. 9,195,014

OPTICAL CONNECTOR, OPTICAL CONNECTOR SYSTEM AND OPTICAL BACKPLANE APPARATUS FOR OPTICALLY CONNECTING FIRST OPTICAL WAVEGUIDE AND SECOND OPTICAL WAVEGUIDE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An optical connector for optically connecting a first optical waveguide and second optical waveguide, comprising:
a first connector module including
a first fixing portion attached to a first board in such a manner that a fixed position is adjustable,
a first connecting portion,
a first ferrule to which the first optical waveguide is connected, and
a guide pin attached to the first ferrule and provided with a tapered portion at a front end; and
a second connector module including
a second fixing portion fixed to a second board,
a second connecting portion connectable to the first connecting portion of the first connector module,
a second ferrule to which the second optical waveguide is connected and provided with a fitting hole that fits the guide pin,
and

a holding unit that movably holds the second ferrule.

US Pat. No. 9,073,370

PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a printer body that includes
a print head;
a recording paper holder in which recording paper is placed; and
a metal member fixed to the recording paper holder;
a lid connected to the printer body so as to be opened and closed relative to the printer body;
a cutter including a fixed blade and a movable blade that cuts the recording paper;
a fixed blade unit provided on the metal member of the printer body, the fixed blade unit including the fixed blade; and
a movable blade unit provided on the lid, the movable blade unit including the movable blade.

US Pat. No. 9,316,672

POWER STRIP AND POWER MEASUREMENT METHOD

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. A power strip comprising:
a first power line;
a second power line between which and the first power line a power supply voltage is applied;
a jack portion;
a current meter configured to measure a current being supplied to an external electric device from the jack portion;
a first photocoupler including a first light emitting diode electrically connected between the first power line and the second
power line, the first photocoupler configured to output a first output signal whose level is changed when the power supply
voltage exceeds a first threshold;

a second photocoupler including a second light emitting diode electrically connected between the first power line and the
second power line with the polarity of the second light emitting diode reversed from the polarity of the first light emitting
diode, the second photocoupler configured to output a second output signal whose level is changed when the power supply voltage
exceeds a second threshold; and

a computing unit configured to calculate a power value by using instantaneous values of the current measured by the current
meter and instantaneous values of the power supply voltage estimated based on only a length of a period when both the first
output signal and the second output signal are at a low level,

wherein the computing unit calculates an effective voltage value Vrms of the power supply voltage by using Vrms=aX+b (a is a constant having a unit of voltage per time and determined in advance, and b is a constant having a unit of voltage
and determined in advance) where X denotes the length of the period when both the first output signal and the second output
signal are at the low level, and

the computing unit estimates the instantaneous value of the power supply voltage at a time point t as ?{square root over (2)}Vrmssin(?t) (? is a known angular frequency).

US Pat. No. 9,429,592

CONNECTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A connector, comprising:
a connector case; and
probe pins that are arranged two-dimensionally in the connector case, wherein
each of the probe pins includes a housing, a first contact terminal disposed at one end of the housing, a second contact terminal
disposed at another end of the housing, and plural bent parts formed in the housing and protruding outward from a surface
of the housing, said plural bent parts being integrally formed with the housing as one unit;

the connector case includes through holes formed therein, each of the through holes accommodating the probe pin and including
grooves formed in an inner surface thereof, and each of the grooves corresponding to the bent part; and

the grooves of each through hole face substantially same directions as the grooves of other through holes.

US Pat. No. 9,423,884

KVM SWITCH AND KVM SYSTEM

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A KVM (K: Keyboard, V: Video, M: Mouse) system, comprising:
a first KVM switch; and
a second KVM switch connected to the first KVM switch;
the first KVM switch including:
a plurality of first ports each of which is connectable to a computer or to the second KVM switch; and
a second port connected to a first monitor and to an input unit for inputting an operation signal to operate the computer;
wherein the first KVM switch selects one of the first ports to be connected to the second port, and
the second KVM switch including:
a plurality of third ports each of which is connectable to a computer; and
a fourth port connected to one of the first ports, and to which a second monitor is connectable;
wherein the second KVM switch selects one of the third ports to be connected to the fourth port based on a control signal
transmitted from the first KVM switch,

wherein when the first port connected to the fourth port via a first cable is selected, the control signal is transmitted
from the first KVM switch to the second KVM switch via the selected first port, the first cable and the fourth port,

when the selected first port is connected to the fourth port via both of the first cable and a second cable, a video signal
is transmitted from a computer connected to the selected third port to the first monitor through the fourth port, the second
cable, the selected first port and the second port, and

when the selected first port is connected to the fourth port via the first cable and is directly connected to the computer
connected to the selected third port via the second cable, and the second monitor is connected to the fourth port, the video
signal is transmitted from the computer to the first monitor through the second cable, the selected first port and the second
port, and is also transmitted to the second monitor through the selected third port and the fourth port.

US Pat. No. 9,392,702

METHOD OF MANUFACTURING SURFACE MOUNT DEVICE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A method of manufacturing a surface mount device to be mounted on a base member, the surface mount device including plural
lead units each including a lead composed of a body portion and a foot formed at an end of the lead and a diffusion prevention
portion for preventing a diffusion of a solder provided on the lead, comprising:
introducing solder into plural concave portions provided in a front side of a pallet and aligned to correspond to the leads
of the plural lead units;

contacting or inserting each of the leads into the solder introduced in the respective concave portion while the solder is
melted by heating to form a solder portion at the foot of the lead to protrude and have a summit portion extending away from
the foot;

removing the leads with the solder from the concave portion so that the summit portion of the solder portion is facing the
base member to mount the surface mount device to the base member; and

wherein a through hole that is open to a back side of the pallet, opposite the front side, is provided in the bottom of each
of the concave portions.

US Pat. No. 9,073,371

CUTTER APPARATUS AND PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A cutter apparatus comprising:
a fixed blade;
a movable blade that moves toward the fixed blade to cut a recording paper;
a housing to which the fixed blade is attached; and
a discharge port for discharging the recording paper;
wherein the discharge port includes a lower paper guide attached to the housing for guiding a lower side of the recording
paper, and

wherein the lower paper guide includes
an inner guide part formed on an inner side of the housing toward a side of the fixed blade and the movable blade,
an outer guide part formed on an outer side of the housing, and
a support part attached to the housing.

US Pat. No. 9,083,122

CONNECTOR UNIT AND CONNECTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A connector unit, comprising:
a first connector configured to be connected to an electrical apparatus, the first connector including a plurality of power
receiving terminals for receiving a supply of electric power; and

a second connector configured to be connected to a direct-current power supply and mated with the first connector,
the second connector including
a plurality of power feeding terminals corresponding to the power receiving terminals of the first connector; and
a switch member configured to be moved between a connecting position for electrically connecting the power feeding terminals
and the direct-current power supply and a breaking position for breaking a connection of the power feeding terminals and the
direct-current power supply.

US Pat. No. 9,064,665

ELECTROMAGNETIC RELAY

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An electromagnetic relay comprising:
an electromagnet which includes a coil;
an armature which is pulled by said electromagnet;
a moving member which has a moving contact; and
a connecting member which engages with said armature and said moving member and transmits an operation of said armature to
said moving member; wherein

said armature includes an armature body and an engagement part which engages with said connecting member,
said connecting member includes a connecting member body, a pedestal part which extends from said connecting member body,
a deforming part which extends from said connecting member body and can elastically deform, and a tab which is formed at the
end of said deforming part and sticks out toward said pedestal part,

said deforming part has a first part which extends from said connecting member body and a second part which extends bent from
said first part and deforms when said engagement part is pushed between said pedestal part and said tab,

said engagement part is sandwiched between said pedestal part and said second part when said engagement part engages with
said connecting member,

said engagement part has a surface facing in a width direction of said armature and a chamfered face along an edge of the
surface, and

the chamfered face contacts said tab and is positioned between said pedestal part and said tab when said engagement part is
pushed between said pedestal part and said tab.

US Pat. No. 9,554,412

ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND CONTROL DEVICE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A control device for controlling a communication between other electronic devices via a first non-contact communication
system, the control device comprising:
an acquirer that acquires pairing information for setting a connection between two other electronic devices corresponding
to two of the other electronic devices to be paired for communicating with each other from a plurality of pieces of pairing
information corresponding to a plurality of electronic devices; and

an outputter that outputs the pairing information to the two other electronic devices by using a second non-contact communication
system that is different from the first non-contact communication system,

the pairing information being used by the two other electronic devices to be connected to each other via the first non-contact
communication system to perform pairing between each other, and

wherein the control device causes the two other electronic devices to perform the pairing by only outputting the pairing information
to the two other electronic devices without receiving data from the two other electronic devices.

US Pat. No. 9,437,553

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An electronic device, comprising:
a first substrate including a first electrode formed on a surface of the first substrate;
a second substrate placed on the first substrate;
a plurality of chip electronic components mounted on another surface of the first substrate; and
a shield disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate;
wherein the chip electronic components support the second substrate on the first substrate;
wherein the shield is provided on the another surface of the first substrate; and
wherein the shield supports the second substrate on the first substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,310,407

POWER STRIP AND POWER MEASUREMENT METHOD

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. A power strip comprising:
a jack portion;
a current meter configured to measure a current being supplied from the jack portion to an external electrical device, and
to output a measurement signal corresponding to a magnitude of the current; and

a computing unit configured to obtain instantaneous values of the current at a plurality of time points on the basis of the
measurement signal, and to calculate a power value using the instantaneous values,

wherein the computing unit is configured to obtain the instantaneous values of the current by using any one of a first zero
point and a second zero point as a reference.

US Pat. No. 9,398,691

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printed circuit board comprising:
a substrate;
a first land disposed on the surface of the substrate and having at least one side;
a second land disposed on an upper surface of the first land, the second land having a width smaller than a width of the first
land, a same shape and a same size as a third land of a surface mount device, and at least one side surface; and

a resist that is disposed on the surface of the substrate and has an opening portion formed at a position corresponding to
the second land, the resist contacting the at least one side surface of the first land, a periphery of the upper surface of
the first land, and a part of the at least one side surface of the second land;

wherein a remaining part of the at least one side surface of the second land projects from an upper surface of the resist.

US Pat. No. 9,252,541

CONNECTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A connector comprising:
a pair of signal contacts that form balanced transmission lines, each of said signal contacts of said pair being spaced apart
from each other and including a first connecting part provided at one end of the signal contact and a second connecting part
provided at another end of the signal contact;

a first holding member made of insulating material, which holds the first connecting part of each of the signal contacts;
a second holding member made of insulating material, which is unconnected to the first holding member and which holds the
second connecting part of each of the signal contacts; and

a ground contact which has a shield body arranged in parallel with said pair of signal contacts and a shield member provided
at one end edge of said shield body,

wherein the shield member passes through said first holding member or second holding member and is arranged between the first
connecting part or the second connecting part and

intermediate parts of said pair of signal contacts between said first holding member and said second holding member are exposed
to air without being covered with the insulating material.

US Pat. No. 9,199,491

PRINTER WITH CUTTER HAVING ARM CONNECTING CENTER OF FIRST ROLLER AND CENTER OF SECOND ROLLER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a printing part that performs printing on a label adhering to a liner;
a cutter that cuts the liner to which the label adheres;
a first roller provided on a side to which the liner to which the label adheres is discharged from the cutter;
a second roller that is in contact with the first roller and is rotated by a rotation of the first roller;
a third roller that is in contact with the first roller and is rotated by the rotation of the first roller; and
a connecting arm that connects a center of the first roller and a center of the second roller,
wherein the liner is separated from the label by the first roller and the second roller, and
the label separated from the liner is discharged by the third roller.

US Pat. No. 9,211,740

PRINTER APPARATUS AND PRINTER APPARATUS CONTROL METHOD

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer apparatus comprising:
a printing part that includes a platen roller and a print head for printing objects onto a recording sheet; and
a feeding part configured to feed the recording sheet to the printing part, the feeding part including
a first feed port for feeding a first recording sheet;
a second feed port for feeding a second recording sheet;
a first roller for conveying the first recording sheet fed through the first feed port;
a second roller for conveying the second recording sheet fed through the second feed port;
a delivery port for feeding the first recording sheet conveyed by the first roller and the second recording sheet conveyed
by the second roller;

a tension member having elasticity, the tension member includes a first end part provided at a position close to the first
feed port, and a second end part provided at a position close to the second feed port;

a third roller rotatably connected to the tension member and being pressed toward the first roller by the elasticity of the
tension member; and

a fourth roller rotatably connected to the tension member and being pressed toward the second roller by the elasticity of
the tension member,

wherein the tension member is configured to exert a restoring force in a direction urging the third roller and the fourth
roller toward each other and urging the two end parts toward each other, and

the first and second end parts are configured to be opened at the upstream side of the feeding part.

US Pat. No. 9,130,276

ANTENNA DEVICE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An antenna device comprising:
a substrate;
a first ground element that is arranged on the substrate;
an antenna element that is arranged on the substrate and extends from its first end positioned near a side edge of the first
ground element to its second end positioned away from the side edge; and

a non-feed element that is arranged on the substrate, connected to the first ground element, and insulated from the antenna
element;

wherein the non-feed element extends from its first end portion positioned near the side edge of the first ground element
to a bending portion in a direction away from the side edge and extends from the bending portion to its second end portion
along the side edge; and

wherein a portion between the bending portion and the second end portion of the non-feed element intersects with the antenna
element.

US Pat. No. 9,459,720

TOUCH PANEL

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A touch panel comprising:
a panel having an electrostatic capacitance C, the panel including
a plurality of first conductive films arranged in a first direction, and
a plurality of second conductive films arranged in a second direction different from the first direction;
a first selecting unit connected to the first conductive films to select one first conductive film or more from the first
conductive films;

a second selecting unit connected to the second conductive films to select one second conductive film or more from the second
conductive films; and

an inductor connecting the first selecting unit with a power source, which applies a voltage to the first conductive films,
an inductance L of the inductor being determined in relation to the electrostatic capacitance C of the panel.

US Pat. No. 9,122,363

TOUCH PANEL

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A touch panel comprising:
a first electrode substrate that includes a first substrate and a first conductive layer formed on the first substrate;
a second electrode substrate that includes a second substrate and a second conductive layer formed on the second substrate
and is stacked with the first electrode substrate such that the first conductive layer and the second conductive layer face
each other; and

electrodes provided at four edges of the second conductive layer to generate an electric potential distribution in the second
conductive layer;

wherein the first conductive layer is composed of a first line of conductive areas and a second line of conductive areas adjacent
to the first line in a first direction where each of the first and the second lines includes an odd number greater than or
equal to three of the conductive areas aligned in a second direction different from the first direction between a first edge
and a second edge of the first conductive layer aligned in the second direction,

each of the conductive areas not positioned at the first or the second edges of the first electrode substrate is connected
with an extracting area that extends toward one of the first and the second edges, and

one of the conductive areas positioned in the middle of the first line is connected with the extracting area extending toward
the first edge and one of the conductive areas positioned in the middle of the second line is connected with the extracting
area extending toward the second edge;

wherein the number of extracting areas towards the first edge and the number of extracting areas towards the second edge alternate
along the first direction.

US Pat. No. 9,079,438

PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a printer main body having a print head to print on recording paper and a platen roller;
a cutter unit configured to cut the recording paper; and
a presenter unit connected to the cutter unit,
wherein the recording paper on which the print head has printed enters the presenter unit through the cutter unit, and comes
out from a discharge slot of the presenter unit, and

wherein the presenter unit includes:
a first roller and a second roller configured to convey the recording paper;
a flapper disposed under a transport path of the recording paper between a position of the first roller and the second roller
and a position of the cutter unit, and configured to be flipped open to provide an opening in the transport path; and

a recording paper transport guide disposed over the transport path of the recording paper between the position of the first
roller and the second roller and the position of the cutter unit,

wherein, upon the flapper being flipped open to outside the presenter unit, the recording paper transport guide changes a
position thereof to guide the recording paper to outside the presenter unit through the opening.

US Pat. No. 9,393,816

PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a print head that prints information on a recording medium;
a fixed blade;
a sliding mechanism that is slidable relative to the fixed blade;
a movable blade that moves according to the sliding movement of the sliding mechanism; and
a cutter driving part that causes the sliding mechanism to slide to move the movable blade, wherein
the fixed blade, the sliding mechanism, and the cutter driving part are disposed on one side of the print head;
the movable blade is disposed on another side of the print head to face the fixed blade, the sliding mechanism, and the cutter
driving part across the print head; and

the sliding mechanism is configured to slide in a direction away from the movable blade to pull the movable blade toward the
fixed blade.

US Pat. No. 9,368,892

CONNECTOR AND CONTACT

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A connector to be connected to a signal wire and a ground wire formed on a board, the connector comprising:
a housing to be attached to the board;
a ground terminal including
a base that is disposed in the housing,
three first extension parts that extend from the base toward a first end of the housing, including a first middle extension
part, and first side extension parts each of which is provided on a side of the first middle extension part, respectively,
and

three second extension parts that extend from the base toward a second end of the housing, including a second middle extension
part, and second side extension parts each of which is provided on a side of the second middle extension part, respectively,
the second extension parts being configured to contact a surface of the board and to be elastically bent when the housing
is attached to the board;

an insulating layer formed on a surface of the ground terminal;
a signal line that is formed on the insulating layer and extends from an end of the first middle extension part to an end
of the second middle extension part, the signal line is connected to the signal wire of the board when the housing is attached
to the board; and

ground lines that are formed on the insulating layer, are electrically connected to the ground terminal, and each extends
from an end of one of the first side extension parts to an end of one of the second side extension parts, each of the ground
lines is connected to the ground wire of the board when the housing is attached to the board.

US Pat. No. 9,412,545

ELECTROMAGNETIC RELAY

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An electromagnetic relay comprising:
a contact part including a fixed contact and a movable contact, the movable contact being displaceable in an approaching/separating
direction with respect to the fixed contact;

a drive part including a coil, a movable core, and a fixed core, the movable core being connected to the movable contact via
an axial core, and the fixed core including a first plate member having a through hole through which the axial core is inserted
and a second plate member that encapsulates the coil;

a permanent magnet polarized in a direction substantially perpendicular to the approaching/separating direction; and
a resin molded member arranged at a side of the first plate member toward the contact part, the resin molded member including
a hole corresponding to the first through hole, a sloped surface extending from an outer periphery of the hole toward the
drive part, and a flat surface extending from an outer periphery of the sloped surface in a direction substantially perpendicular
to the axial core,

wherein the first plate member or the second plate member includes an extension part that extends toward the contact part,
the extension part being configured to hold the permanent magnet, and

wherein the extension part is formed by bending one of the first plate member and the second plate member to hold the permanent
magnet.

US Pat. No. 9,342,203

INPUT APPARATUS AND INPUT METHOD

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An input apparatus comprising:
a first substrate in which a first resistance film is provided on its one surface;
a second substrate in which a second resistance film is provided on its one surface facing the first resistance film;
a first pair of electrodes provided on the second resistance film so as to face each other, and provided for applying electric
potential distribution to the second resistance film in a first direction;

a second pair of electrodes provided on the second resistance film so as to face each other, and provided for applying the
electric potential distribution to the second resistance film in a second direction different from the first direction;

a reference resistance in which its one end is connectable to the first resistance film and its another end is grounded;
a measuring unit configured to measure a difference in electric potential for each of the first direction or the second direction
while the electric potential is applied to the second resistance film and the reference resistance is connected to the first
resistance film, the difference in electric potential being a difference between a first electric potential of a first end
of a contact resistance and a second electric potential of a second end of the contact resistance, the contact resistance
being generated when the first resistance film and the second resistance film contact each other; and

a detecting unit configured to obtain pressure information indicative of a pressure load caused when the first substrate is
pressed based on the difference in electric potential measured by the measuring unit.

US Pat. No. 9,242,831

PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
an arm part connected to a printer body part; and
a paper roll support shaft part having a first end connected to the arm part and a second end to be inserted into a hollow
core of a paper roll, wherein the paper roll support shaft includes a first support shaft and a second support shaft each
of which is configured to come into contact with an interior of the core; and

an urging member configured to press the interior of the core and to press at least the first support shaft toward the interior
of the core.

US Pat. No. 9,124,027

CARD EDGE CONNECTOR, CARD TYPE MODULE, AND CONNECTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A card edge connector comprising:
a connector including a target engagement part;
a substrate that can be inserted into and removed from the connector;
a fixing part fixed to the substrate; and
a lock that secures the substrate to the connector, the lock includes
a shaft fixed to the fixing part and configured to slide in the direction of insertion and removal of the substrate and rotate
around an axis;

an urging part that exerts force on the shaft and biasing the shaft toward a direction of removal of the substrate from the
connector; and

an engagement part provided on the shaft and having a hook shape configured to engage the target engagement part.

US Pat. No. 9,373,920

CONNECTOR INCLUDING MODULE THAT INCLUDES MOLDED PART INSERT-MOLDED WITH CONTACTS EACH INCLUDING FIRST CONTACT PART, SECOND CONTACT PART, AND BODY THAT EXTENDS BETWEEN FIRST AND SECOND CONTACT PARTS AND INCLUDES SPRING PORTION GREA

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A connector, comprising:
a module that connects a board and a connection object; and
a housing that accommodates the module,
wherein
the module includes
a plurality of contacts each including a first contact part that comes into contact with the board, a second contact part
that comes into contact with the connection object, and a body extending at angle from the first contact part to the second
contact part; and

a molded part insert-molded with the contacts arranged as inserts, wherein the molded part covers a portion of the body through
a surface of the first contact part of each of the contacts, the surface facing toward the board, and

in each of the contacts, a width of the portion of the body covered with the molded part is smaller than a width of a spring
portion of the body, the spring portion being exposed and extending from the molded part and supporting the second contact
part in such a manner as to allow a displacement thereof, and a width of the second contact part is smaller than the width
of the spring portion, and

wherein the first contact part includes a flat portion, the flat portion coming into contact with the board and extending
directly from the portion of the body covered with the molded part and substantially parallel to the board.

US Pat. No. 9,126,442

PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a printer body including a print head;
a lid connected to the printer body so as to be opened and closed relative to the printer body;
a damper spring provided on the printer body, the damper spring includes
a coil spring;
a first end extending from a first end of the coil spring; and
a second end extending from a second end of the coil spring and engaging with the first end of the damper spring,
wherein the damper spring exerts a restoring force in a direction to move the first end of the damper spring and the second
end of the damper spring away from each other; and

a slidable part provided in the printer body,
wherein when the lid is opened, the slidable part is pressed by the lid so as to press the first end of the damper spring
so that the damper spring exerts the restoring force in a direction to close the lid.

US Pat. No. 9,349,551

KEYBOARD WITH ELASTIC MEMBER DISPOSED ON TOUCH PANEL

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A keyboard comprising:
a touch panel, including
first and second electrode plates separated by a plurality of dot spacers, each electrode plate including a substrate and
a conductive coating provided on a surface of the substrate with the conductive coating of the first electrode plate facing
the conductive coating of the second electrode plate,

an input region capable of accepting input operation of said touch panel, and
a non-input region that does not accept input operation of said touch panel, a first density of the dot spacers arranged in
the non-input region being higher than a second density of the dot spacers arranged in the input region; and

an elastic plate-like member, disposed on said touch panel, having a substantially flat outer surface and including first
and second portions corresponding to and extending across said input region and said non-input region, respectively, the first
portion having an entirely uniform first thickness less than a second thickness of the second portion.

US Pat. No. 9,291,785

OPTICAL MODULE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An optical module, comprising:
a first ferrule;
a second ferrule that is aligned with the first ferrule via a positioning pin and that has an enlarged part and a ferrule
boot;

a housing including a support part that accommodates the enlarged part and a housing wall that accommodates the ferrule boot;
and

a ferrule clip that is fastened to the housing and presses the first ferrule in such a direction that the second ferrule contacts
the support part and that the second ferrule is pressed against the housing wall.

US Pat. No. 9,229,601

TOUCH PANEL

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A touch panel, comprising:
a first electrode substrate including a first substrate and a first conductive film formed on the first substrate, the first
conductive film being divided into plural conductive areas including a first conductive area located in an outer region of
the first conductive film and a second conductive area located in an inner region of the first conductive film relative to
the first conductive area;

a second electrode substrate including a second substrate and a second conductive film formed on the second substrate to face
the first conductive film;

a coordinate detection circuit connected to the conductive areas and configured to detect coordinates of a point in any one
of the conductive areas which has contacted the second conductive film; and

leading electrodes formed on the first substrate and configured to connect the conductive areas to the coordinate detection
circuit, the leading electrodes including a first leading electrode connected to the first conductive area and a second leading
electrode connected to the second conductive area, wherein

the leading electrodes are made of a metal; and
the first leading electrode includes a roundabout part to make a resistance of the first leading electrode higher than a resistance
of the second leading electrode.

US Pat. No. 9,160,130

OPTICAL/ELECTRICAL COMPOSITE CONNECTOR AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A method of manufacturing an optical/electrical composite connector for making an optical fiber connection and an electric
wiring connection, comprising:
forming an underclad having a groove by injection molding using a metal mold in which an electric wiring is disposed;
applying a core material to the groove of the underclad;
sticking an overclad to the underclad so that the core material applied to the groove is covered by the overclad; and
curing the core material,
wherein, in the forming the underclad, a lens for the optical fiber connection and a sleeve for connecting the female connector
to the male connector are formed using a same resin material.

US Pat. No. 9,079,437

PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a printer body including a print head;
a lid connected to the printer body so as to be opened and closed relative to the printer body;
a cutter including a fixed blade and a movable blade that cuts recording paper;
a fixed blade unit provided in the printer body, the fixed blade unit including the fixed blade;
a movable blade unit provided on the lid, the movable blade unit including the movable blade; and
a gimbal plate attached to the lid and to which the movable blade unit is connected,
wherein a paper discharge opening through which the recording paper is discharged is formed by a gap between the printer body
and an end of the lid,

the lid includes a first recording paper guide projecting toward the movable blade, the first recording paper guide being
positioned at the end of the lid, and

the gimbal plate includes a second recording paper guide projecting toward the movable blade, the second recording paper guide
being positioned at an end of the gimbal plate facing the paper discharge opening.

US Pat. No. 9,079,430

PRINTER WITH FIRST DISCHARGE ROLLER CONNECTED TO SECOND ROLLER BY CONNECTING ARM

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a printing part that performs printing on recording paper;
a cutter that cuts the recording paper;
a first roller provided on a side to which the recording paper is discharged from the cutter;
a second roller, a third roller, a fourth roller, and a fifth roller that are in contact with the first roller and are rotated
by a rotation of the first roller; and

a connecting arm that connects a center of the first roller and a center of the second roller,
wherein the recording paper is discharged between the first roller and the fourth roller or between the first roller and the
fifth roller.

US Pat. No. 9,423,572

OPTICAL CONNECTOR AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING OPTICAL CONNECTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An optical connector comprising:
an optical waveguide having a plurality of cores for propagating light arranged in a width direction;
a connector body including a distal end reference surface that contacts a distal end of the optical waveguide, a first reference
surface that contacts a first surface of the optical waveguide, a lens array that face the plurality of cores, and an opening;
and

a positioning member that is mounted to the opening, the positioning member including a pressing part that contacts a second
surface of the optical waveguide and presses the optical waveguide to the first reference surface, and a first positioning
part that contacts a first side of the optical waveguide in the width direction.

US Pat. No. 9,364,964

CUTTER AND RECORDER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A recorder, comprising:
a printing unit, wherein the printing unit includes
a print head configured to perform printing on a recording medium; and
a platen roller configured to rotate on a platen rotary shaft to draw and press the recording medium against the print head;
a shaft support member that rotatably supports the platen rotary shaft;
a cutter; and
a drive mechanism for driving the cutter,
wherein the cutter includes
a movable blade that is coaxially rotatable with the platen rotary shaft, the movable blade including
a body part on which a blade edge is formed; and
an arm part that extends from a longitudinal end of the body part, that is rotatably attached to the platen rotary shaft,
and that is connected to the drive mechanism to be driven to rotate on the platen rotary shaft so as to move the blade edge
in an arc of a circle concentric with the platen rotary shaft;

a fixed blade configured to form a cutting part by coming into sliding contact with the movable blade that has moved in the
arc; and

a blade pressure generation part configured to generate a blade pressure between the movable blade and the fixed blade by
urging at least one of the movable blade and the fixed blade toward the other of the movable blade and the fixed blade in
the cutting part, and wherein the body part of the movable blade is curved along the arc.

US Pat. No. 9,214,294

KEY SWITCH DEVICE, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING KEY SWITCH DEVICE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A key switch device comprising:
a key top;
a link member that guides an elevating operation of the key top while being interlocked with the key top,
the link member including
a rotatable shaft and
a sliding shaft that is connected to the key top;
a membrane sheet that includes a contact that opens and closes in accordance with the elevating operation of the key top;
a back plate;
a housing that holds the rotatable shaft of the link member to the back plate; and
a pushing unit that directly pushes the link member such that the sliding shaft moves away from the back plate,
wherein the pushing unit is either one of:
a flat spring provided on the link member that pushes a surface of the back plate,
a protrusion formed at a surface of the back plate, the back plate being a thin film sheet, or
a protrusion formed at the membrane sheet.

US Pat. No. 9,075,208

METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING A PHOTOELECTRIC CONVERSION MODULE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A method of assembling a photoelectric conversion module including one circuit board on which a light emitting element
having one or more light emission points thereon, a light receiving element, and an optical element optically-connected to
the light emitting element and the light receiving element are to be mounted, the method comprising:
recognizing at least one positioning mark formed on the circuit board;
determining a first position on the circuit board based on the recognized at least one positioning mark;
mounting the light emitting element on the circuit board at the first determined position;
recognizing a position of the one or more light emission points of the light emitting element mounted on the circuit board;
determining a second position on the circuit board based on the recognized position of the one or more light emission points;
mounting the light receiving element on the circuit board onto the second determined position;
determining a third position on the circuit board based on the recognized position of the one or more light emission points;
and

mounting the optical element on the circuit board at the third determined position.

US Pat. No. 9,280,249

POSITION DETECTING METHOD FOR TOUCHSCREEN PANEL, TOUCHSCREEN PANEL, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A position detecting method for a touchscreen panel that includes a conductive film divided into a plurality of conductive
regions that are electrically insulated from each other, and detects a track of a movement of an object that comes into contact
with the touchscreen panel, the position detecting method comprising:
determining whether a no-touch state in which the object is out of contact with each of the conductive regions is detected
or not, after a first touched state in which the object is in contact with a first conductive region of the conductive regions
is detected;

measuring a duration time between a detection of the no-touch state and a detection of a second touched state in which the
object is in contact with a second conductive region of the conductive regions adjacent to the first conductive region and
which is detected subsequently to the detected no-touch state, in response to determining that the no-touch state is detected;

determining whether the second touched state is detected;
determining whether the measured duration time is less than a predetermined time when the second touched state is detected;
and

outputting a continuous track of the movement of the object that is continuous between the adjacent first and second conductive
regions when the measured duration time is less than the predetermined time, and confirming the no-touch state when the duration
time from the detection of the no-touch state is longer than or equal to the predetermined time,

wherein the touchscreen panel outputs a signal indicating a touched state when the object is in contact with one of the conductive
regions,

wherein the signal indicating the touched state is continuously output for a certain period which is longer than or equal
to the predetermined time after the detection of the no-touch state, and

wherein the predetermined time is determined based on at least an interval between the adjacent first and second conductive
regions.

US Pat. No. 9,235,311

METHOD OF INITIALIZING TOUCHSCREEN PANEL

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A method of initializing a touchscreen panel including a first resistive film having a first electrode and a second electrode
provided at corresponding ends thereof in a first direction, a second resistive film having a third electrode and a fourth
electrode provided at corresponding ends thereof in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, a first resistor
having a first end connected to the first electrode, and a second resistor having a first end connected to the third electrode,
the method comprising:
(a) measuring a potential with the touchscreen panel being contacted at two points with a predetermined potential being applied
to the touchscreen panel; and

(b) calculating a relational expression between the potential and a distance between the two points based on the measured
potential,

wherein the two points are selected from four points on said touchscreen panel, and with one of the two points being fixed,
said measuring (a) is performed three times by successively selecting and contacting remaining three points of the four points,

two additional points are provided between the one of the two points and one of the remaining three points which one is closest
to the one of the two points, and

said measuring (a) is performed three more times at the one of the two points and the one of the remaining three points, at
the one of the two points and a first one of the additional two points, and at the one of the two points and a second one
of the additional two points.

US Pat. No. 9,431,729

CONTACT, CONNECTOR AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING CONNECTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A connector comprising:
a connector cover;
a plurality of contacts, including a signal contact and a ground contact, fixed to the connector cover; and
a shield connection portion that has a curve, contacts an outer peripheral shield of an exterior cable, and is separated from
the signal contact;

wherein the signal contact includes:
a cable connection portion that is connected to a signal line in the exterior cable;
a fixed portion that is extended toward a front edge of the signal contact from the cable connection portion, and fixed to
the connector cover; and

a connector connection portion that is extended toward the front edge of the signal contact from the fixed portion, and connected
to a conductor of an exterior connector,

wherein the shield connection portion is integrally connected to a rear edge of a cable connection portion of the ground contact,
wherein the cable connection portion, a fixed portion and a connector connection portion of the ground contact are integrally
formed with the shield connection portion,

wherein the plurality of contacts are arranged up and down in two lines,
wherein the shield connection portion includes a first shield connection portion that is connected to the contacts arranged
in one line and a second shield connection portion that is connected to the contacts arranged in another line, and

wherein the first shield connection portion and the second shield connection portion receive the outer peripheral shield along
the curve, and

wherein the shield connection portion has a waveform including mountain parts and valley parts which continue alternately.

US Pat. No. 9,373,454

KEY SWITCH AND KEYBOARD

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A key switch, comprising:
a support plate;
a key top disposed above the support plate;
a link configured to link the support plate with the key top;
a switch provided with an urging part configured to urge the key top upward; and
a reinforcement plate substantially reinforcing the key top, mounted on the key top and configured in such a manner as to
surround a contact section where the key top and the urging part contact each other.

US Pat. No. 9,470,501

CONTACT-TERMINAL APPARATUS WITH PRESSURE SENSOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A contact-terminal apparatus for use in measuring an electrical property of an object, comprising:
a first contact-terminal unit having a first electrode portion, the first electrode portion being made of a conductive material
to come in direct electrical and physical contact with the object;

a second contact-terminal unit having a second electrode portion, the second electrode portion being made of a conductive
material to come in direct electrical and physical contact with the object;

a movable part having a first surface on which the first contact-terminal unit is placed;
a pressure sensor situated beneath a second surface of the movable part; and
a control unit configured to derive, from a value of pressure applied by the object and detected by the pressure sensor, a
value of a first area size of contact area between the first electrode portion and the object whose electrical property is
being measured and a value of a second area size of contact area between the second electrode portion and the object, the
first and second area sizes varying due to deformation of the object in response to the pressure applied by the object to
the first and second contact-terminal units, the values of the first and second area sizes being derived from the detected
value of the pressure by utilizing a correlation between the pressure and the first and second area sizes, and further configured
to measure the electrical property of the object as defined between the first electrode portion and the second electrode portion
based on the derived values of the first and second area sizes, the first electrode portion and the second electrode portion
having respective sizes different from each other,

wherein the pressure sensor has a pressure detecting part that is in contact with the second surface of the movable part.

US Pat. No. 9,325,129

POWER STRIP AND ELECTRIC POWER MEASUREMENT SYSTEM

FUJITSU LIMITED, Kawasak...

1. A power strip comprising:
a busbar electrically connected to a power source;
a plurality of electrical outlets into which a power plug is respectively insertable;
a plurality of distribution bars each of which are branched out from the busbar, corresponds to one of the electrical outlets,
and respectively supply the corresponding electrical outlet with electric currents of the power source;

a plurality of electric current measurement units respectively measuring the electric current flowing through the corresponding
distribution bar; and

a circuit board provided with the plurality of electric current measurement units,
wherein, the electric current measurement unit includes:
a magnetic core formed in a substantially ring shape, surrounding the corresponding distribution bar, including a gap formed
between both end surfaces of the magnetic core and attached onto the circuit board such that the magnetic core is stood upright
on the circuit board with the gap positioned where the magnetic core meets the circuit board, and

a hall element provided in the gap, attached onto the circuit board and detecting a magnetic field component perpendicular
to a magnetic sensitive surface in a magnetic field penetrating the hall element,

wherein each of the plurality of distribution bars extends in a direction perpendicular to an extending direction of the busbar,
the corresponding distribution bar goes straight through an opening of the magnetic core above the hall element, and
the magnetic sensitive surface of the hall element is perpendicular to the extending direction of the busbar.

US Pat. No. 9,225,125

CONNECTOR AND SWITCH

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A connector comprising:
a connection terminal to be connected to another connection terminal of another connector;
a fixed contact;
a movable contact provided on one end of a movable plate and being capable of contacting the fixed contact;
a card made of an insulating material and being in contact with the movable plate;
a slide portion;
a button that contacts with the card, and is pushed down in accordance with a slide movement of the slide portion;
a spring connected to the button and generating restoring force in a direction of separating a contact between the fixed contact
and the movable contact,

wherein one of the fixed contact and the movable contact is connected to the connection terminal,
the card includes a first contact portion that contacts a surface of the movable plate and a second contact portion that contacts
another surface of the movable plate,

the button is pushed down and the card moves to move the movable plate to cause the movable contact to contact the fixed contact
so as to be in the turn-on state when the slide portion is moved in one direction, and

the movable contact is separated from the fixed contact so as to be in a turn-off state when the slide portion moves in another
direction opposite to the one direction.

US Pat. No. 9,162,497

PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a printer body including a print head;
a lid connected to the printer body so as to be opened and closed relative to the printer body;
a cutter including a fixed blade and a movable blade that cuts recording paper;
a fixed blade unit provided in the printer body, the fixed blade unit including the fixed blade;
a movable blade unit provided on the lid, the movable blade unit including the movable blade;
a gimbal plate attached to the lid and to which the movable blade unit is connected; and
a spring intervening between the movable blade unit and the gimbal plate,
wherein the spring urges the gimbal plate in a direction away from the movable blade unit, and
wherein the movable blade unit is provided on the lid with the gimbal plate attached to the lid.

US Pat. No. 9,293,286

ELECTROMAGNETIC RELAY

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An electromagnetic relay comprising:
an electromagnet;
a first contact that includes a first movable contact to be actuated by the electromagnet, and a first fixed contact facing
the first movable contact and capable of contacting and separating from the first movable contact;

a second contact that is disposed side by side with the first contact, and includes a second movable contact to be actuated
by the electromagnet, and a second fixed contact facing the second movable contact and capable of contacting and separating
from the second movable contact; and

a backstop positioner to which a stop member is attachable, the backstop positioner including a first positioner provided
at a side close to the first contact, and a second positioner provided at a side close to the second contact;

wherein the stop member attachable to the backstop positioner includes a main portion that extends toward a direction in which
the first contact and the second contact are aligned, and

wherein one end of the main portion is attached to the first positioner, and another end of the main portion is attached to
the second positioner.

US Pat. No. 9,283,780

PRINTER AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a platen roller;
a print head for performing printing on a recording paper;
a first detection switch and a second detection switch for detecting a position of the platen roller; and
a potential detector;
wherein both of the first and second detection switches are switched off when the platen roller is mounted, and are switched
on when the platen roller is not mounted,

wherein one terminal of the first detection switch and one terminal of the second detection switch are connected to each other
in parallel and grounded via a ground side resistor,

wherein a power supply is to be connected to another terminal of the first detection switch and another terminal of the second
detection switch, and

wherein the potential detector is configured to detect a potential between the one terminals of the first and second detection
switches and the ground side resistor.

US Pat. No. 9,378,703

KVM SWITCH AND COMPUTER READABLE MEDIUM

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A KVM switch that is connected between a plurality of servers, and at least one set of a keyboard, a mouse and a monitor,
comprising:
an acquiring portion that acquires information showing a screen resolution of the monitor to which the monitor is capable
of adapting, from the monitor;

an analysis portion that analyzes a screen resolution of a video signal output from any of the plurality of servers, based
on a horizontal synchronizing signal and a vertical synchronizing signal received from the server;

a determination portion that determines whether an analyzed screen resolution of the video signal exceeds the screen resolution
of the monitor shown by the acquired information;

a conversion portion that, when the analyzed screen resolution of the video signal exceeds the screen resolution of the monitor
shown by the acquired information, converts the screen resolution of the video signal to fit to the screen resolution of the
monitor shown by the acquired information;

an output portion that outputs the video signal having a converted screen resolution to the monitor; and
a display portion that displays information indicating the screen resolution of the converted video signal, while the conversion
portion is converting the screen resolution of the video signal to fit to the screen resolution of the monitor shown by the
acquired information.

US Pat. No. 9,330,872

ELECTROMAGNETIC RELAY

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An electromagnetic relay, comprising:
a contact that includes a fixed contact and a movable contact, wherein the movable contact is displaceable in a first direction
to move toward the fixed contact and in a second direction to move away from the fixed contact;

a permanent magnet provided on a peripheral side of the contact, wherein the permanent magnet has a polarity direction perpendicular
to the first and second directions; and

a non-magnetic metal body that faces toward a direction of a Lorentz force that acts on a direct electric current flowing
through the contact based on the permanent magnet.

US Pat. No. 9,233,567

PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a lid part;
a body part;
a control part provided in the body part;
a mark detecting part provided on the lid part and configured to output a mark detection signal in response to detecting a
mark added to paper;

a transmission part configured to transmit the mark detection signal from the mark detecting part to the control part and
having a slack part; and

a housing part that houses the slack part of the transmission part;
wherein said slack part is extendable and contractible in a direction;
wherein said housing part is extendable and contractible in the direction in which the slack part is extendable and contractible;
and

wherein the slack part is housed in the housing part, and wherein a length of the slack part is greater than or equal to a
length of the housing part.

US Pat. No. 9,227,438

PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a printer main block, the printer main block including
a frame,
a print head provided on the frame, for printing information on recording paper, and
a platen roller rotatably provided on the frame;
a movable-blade block detachably attachable to the frame, the movable-blade block including a movable blade;
a fixed-blade block detachably attachable to the frame so as to face the movable-blade block with the printer main block provided
between the movable-blade block and the fixed-blade block, the fixed-blade block including a fixed blade;

a feed driving block detachably attachable to a first longitudinal end of the frame, the feed driving block includes a feed
driving motor for rotating the platen roller to feed the recording paper, and a first transmission for transmitting rotation
of the feed driving motor to the platen roller; and

a movable-blade driving block detachably attachable to a second longitudinal end of the frame, the movable-blade driving block
includes a movable-blade driving motor for moving the movable blade, and a second transmission for transmitting rotation of
the movable-blade driving motor to the movable blade.

US Pat. No. 9,221,270

PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a platen roller that rotates to convey a recording sheet;
a print head that performs printing on the recording sheet; and
a first recording sheet guide and a second recording sheet guide that are provided on a same side as the platen roller relative
to the recording sheet,

wherein a plurality of projections is provided on a surface of the first recording sheet guide and on a surface of the second
recording sheet guide,

wherein the projections are elongated in substantially a same direction as a conveyance direction of the recording sheet,
and

wherein the first recording sheet guide is provided on a downstream side of the print head and the platen roller in the conveyance
direction of the recording sheet, and the second recording sheet guide is provided on an upstream side of the print head and
the platen roller in the conveyance direction of the recording sheet.

US Pat. No. 9,095,060

LAYERED STRUCTURE HAVING LAYERED CONDUCTIVE PATTERNS, MANUFACTURING PROCESS THEREOF AND TOUCHSCREEN WITH LAYERED STRUCTURE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A layered structure comprising:
a substrate;
a first layer situated on the substrate and including a conductive layer defining a first conductive pattern;
a second layer situated such that the second layer is stacked onto the first layer on the substrate and including a conductive
layer defining a second conductive pattern different from the first conductive pattern; and

a non-conductive layer having the same contour as at least one of the first conductive pattern and the second conductive pattern
is situated between the conductive layer of the first layer and the conductive layer of the second layer.

US Pat. No. 9,387,705

PRINTER AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a printing part that performs printing on recording paper;
a cutter that cuts the recording paper;
a first roller provided on a side to which the recording paper is discharged from the cutter;
a second roller that is in contact with the first roller and is rotated by a rotation of the first roller;
a third roller that is in contact with the first roller and is rotated by the rotation of the first roller; and
a connecting arm that connects a center of the first roller and a center of the second roller,
wherein when the first roller is rotating in a first rotation direction, the second roller moves on an outer periphery of
the first roller toward a first position away from the third roller, and when the first roller is rotating in a second rotation
direction opposite to the first rotation direction, the second roller moves on the outer periphery of the first roller toward
a second position close to the third roller,

wherein the recording paper is held between the first roller and the second roller at the first position and discharged from
a first discharge opening when the recording paper is discharged between the first roller and the second roller, and

wherein the second roller makes a movement to the second position in accordance with the rotation of the first roller with
the recording paper held between the first roller and the second roller, and the recording paper held between the first roller
and the second roller is guided to enter between the first roller and the third roller in accordance with the movement of
the second roller, so that the recording paper held between the first roller and the third roller is discharged from a second
discharge opening, when the recording paper is discharged between the first roller and the third roller.

US Pat. No. 9,330,871

RELAY

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A relay comprising:
a fixed terminal on which a fixed contact is provided;
a movable terminal on which a movable contact is provided;
a cam that has an elliptical circumference shape, and is rotatable while a portion of the circumference shape is contacting
a surface of the movable terminal;

an impeller operatively connected to the cam; and
a driving unit that rotates the cam so that respective portions located at one ends of a first axis and a second axis of the
elliptical circumference shape alternately contact the surface of the movable terminal;

wherein when the portion located at one end of the first axis of the elliptical circumference shape of the cam contacts the
surface of the movable terminal, the movable terminal is deformed elastically so that the movable contact contacts the fixed
contact, and

wherein the driving unit includes a member that is deformed elastically to move the impeller and the cam a predetermined angle,
and

wherein the cam and the impeller are arranged on a rotary shaft, and the deformed member abuts and rotates the impeller to
rotate the cam the predetermined angle.

US Pat. No. 9,299,520

ELECTROMAGNETIC RELAY

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An electromagnetic relay comprising:
a contact part including a fixed contact and a movable contact; and
a drive part including a fixed core and a movable core which is connected to the movable contact via an axial core;
wherein the fixed core includes a plate member which is positioned between the contact part and the drive part and includes
a through hole through which the axial core is inserted;

wherein the movable core includes a convex part protruding in a direction opposing the plate member;
wherein the plate member includes a concave part opposing the convex part and having a shape corresponding to the convex part;
and

wherein the convex part has a truncated cone configuration, a part of the truncated cone including a protrusion formed around
a perimeter of the movable core, and wherein the concave part corresponds to the truncated cone including the protrusion.

US Pat. No. 9,296,220

PRINTER APPARATUS

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer apparatus comprising:
a platen roller;
a printer head for performing a printing on a recording paper provided between the printer head and the platen roller;
a heat radiation plate; and
a recording paper guide that guides the recording paper;
wherein the heat radiation plate includes a first engaging member,
wherein the recording paper guide includes a second engaging member, and
wherein the heat radiation plate, the printer head, and the recording paper guide form an integrated body, by engaging the
first engaging member with the second engaging member.

US Pat. No. 9,219,311

ANTENNA DEVICE HAVING ANTENNA ELEMENT AND GROUND ELEMENT DEFINING PLANAR RECTANGULAR REGION WITH GAP THEREBETWEEN

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A planar antenna, comprising:
an antenna element, the antenna element including
a body part that has a shape symmetrical with respect to an axis of symmetry; and
a feeding line that is connected to the body part and feeds the body part with electric power from an external power supply;
and

a ground element to be coupled to the antenna element,
wherein the antenna element and the ground element are formed of a conductive film and arranged to form a rectangular shape
with at least one gap between the antenna element and the ground element,

wherein three adjacent sides of the ground element are aligned to three sides of the perimeter of the rectangular shape,
wherein the body part has a shape of one of a polygon, a circle, a part of a polygon and a part of a circle,
wherein a first side of the body part and a first side of the ground element are aligned with a fourth side of the perimeter
of the rectangular shape, wherein the gap is open on the fourth side,

wherein the antenna element and the ground element are formed on a same surface of a substrate,
wherein the feeding line is one of a microstrip line and a coplanar waveguide, and extends linearly on the axis of symmetry
from the body part to a side of the rectangular shape opposite to said fourth side so as to divide the ground element into
a first portion and a second portion,

wherein the at least one gap is defined by a second side of the body part and a second side of the ground element, and
wherein the second side of the body part has a first end on the fourth side of the rectangular shape and a second end opposite
to the first end, and a distance between the second side of the ground element and the second side of the body part from the
first end to the second end thereof is uniform.

US Pat. No. 9,281,640

CONNECTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A connector to be connected to a ground line and a signal line formed on a board, the connector comprising:
a housing;
a ground pin provided inside a hole in the housing, the ground pin including
a first cylindrical part;
a first cylindrical terminal that has a diameter smaller than a diameter of the first cylindrical part, and is telescopically
movable into the first cylindrical part in a direction of a first central axis of the first cylindrical part; and

a first elastic member provided inside the first cylindrical part, the first elastic member connecting the first cylindrical
terminal and the first cylindrical part and extending in the direction of the first central axis in a meandering and cylindrical
manner along an internal surface of the first cylindrical part, the first elastic member being compressible in the direction
of the first central axis; and

a signal pin formed of a one-piece metal plate, and is held in the housing, the signal pin including
a second cylindrical part;
a second cylindrical terminal that has a diameter smaller than a diameter of the second cylindrical part, and is telescopically
movable into the second cylindrical part in a direction of a second central axis of the second cylindrical part; and

a second elastic member provided inside the second cylindrical part, the second elastic member connecting the second cylindrical
terminal and the second cylindrical part and extending in the direction of the second central axis in a meandering and cylindrical
manner along an internal surface of the second cylindrical part, the second elastic member being compressible in the direction
of the second central axis,

wherein the signal pin is provided concentrically with the first elastic member and the first cylindrical part,
the first cylindrical terminal and the second cylindrical terminal extend outward from an end of the housing, and
the first cylindrical part and the second cylindrical part are connected to the ground line and the signal line, respectively,
with the first cylindrical terminal and the second cylindrical terminal being in contact with the board and compressed in
the direction of the first central axis and the direction of the second central axis, respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,256,337

COORDINATE DETECTION APPARATUS

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A coordinate detection apparatus comprising:
a resistance film formed on a substrate made of an insulating material;
a plurality of resistance-film removal areas formed on a marginal area of the substrate,
wherein each resistance film removal area is formed by removing the resistance film from an area of the substrate,
wherein each resistance film removal area forms isolated portions of the resistance film such that each isolated portion of
the resistance film is electrically insulated from all other portions of the resistance film and each isolated portion of
the resistance film is bordered by one resistance film removal area,

a common electrode configured to apply a voltage to the resistance film and to the isolated portions of the resistance film,
the common electrode extending along the marginal area of the substrate and aligned along an edge of the substrate; and

a voltage application part configured to apply the voltage to the common electrode,
wherein the voltage is applied from the voltage application part to the resistance film and to the isolated portions of the
resistance film through the common electrode to generate a potential distribution in the resistance film,

wherein a coordinate position of a contact position at which the resistance film is contacted is detected by detecting a potential
of the resistance film at the contact position,

wherein the resistance-film removal areas are configured and arranged so that a uniform potential distribution is generated
in the resistance film when the voltage is applied to the resistance film by the voltage application part, and

wherein the resistance-film removal areas are configured and arranged so that a contact area between the common electrode
and the resistance film which is not a portion of the isolated portions of the resistance film is gradually reduced from a
middle portion of each side of the substrate toward opposite ends of the side.

US Pat. No. 9,250,273

CURRENT SENSOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A current sensor comprising:
a current bar through which a current flows;
a first cover that includes an opening into which the current bar is contactably inserted and includes a cutout portion formed
in at least a part thereof;

a magnetic substance core that covers a part of the first cover into which the current bar is inserted and includes a gap;
a magnetic field measuring element located in the gap; and
a second cover that covers the magnetic substance core, and includes a side surface engaging with the cutout portion of the
first cover.

US Pat. No. 9,296,227

PRINTER INCLUDING MULTIPLE CUTTER UNITS THAT CONNECT TO EACH OTHER THROUGH PROJECTIONS AND GROOVES WHEN LID IS CLOSED

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a printer body including a print head;
a lid connected to the printer body so as to be opened and closed relative to the printer body;
a cutter including a fixed blade and a movable blade that cuts recording paper;
a fixed blade unit provided in the printer body, the fixed blade unit including the fixed blade; and
a movable blade unit provided on the lid, the movable blade unit including the movable blade, wherein
a first projection is formed at a first end of the fixed blade unit and a first groove is formed at a first end of the movable
blade unit,

a second groove is formed at a second end of the fixed blade unit and a second projection is formed at a second end of the
movable blade unit, and

the first projection enters the first groove and the second projection enters the second groove when the lid is closed.

US Pat. No. 9,186,904

PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a frame that includes a frame back part;
an arm that includes a rotation shaft and is supported by the frame to rotate around the rotation shaft relative to the frame;
a platen roller that includes a bearing rotatably supported by the frame or the arm;
a print head that is disposed between the frame back part and the platen roller and performs printing on a recording sheet
placed between the platen roller and the print head; and

a first bias spring that is disposed between the frame back part and the print head and biases the print head toward the platen
roller relative to the frame back part, wherein

the frame includes a frame opening whose first edge is in contact with the bearing on a first side that is across the bearing
from a second side where the print head is provided; and

the first edge of the frame opening extends parallel to a first line connecting the rotation shaft of the arm and a center
of the bearing of the platen roller.

US Pat. No. 9,343,834

HEADER, RECEPTACLE, CONNECTOR, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE HEADER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A header connectable to a receptacle, the header comprising:
a first contact including a pair of first plate portions which are electrically conductive and are separated by an interval;
and

a plate-like conductive member electrically connectable to a conductive member of the receptacle, wherein the plate-like conductive
member is provided as a member separate from the first contact, is accommodated between the pair of first plate portions and
is electrically connected to and electrically contacts the pair of first plate portions; and

wherein the first contact includes a connecting portion that connects the first plate portions, the plate-like conductive
member includes a slit formed therein, and the connecting portion is inserted and fit into the slit.

US Pat. No. 9,108,429

METHOD OF CONTROLLING PRINTER AND PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A method of controlling a printer, comprising:
measuring a first voltage value of a power supply of the printer before energizing a plurality of heat generating elements
of a print head of the printer;

calculating, by a controller of the printer, a number (N) of heat generating elements that are simultaneously energizable
based on the measured first voltage value of the power supply, an end voltage value of the power supply, an internal resistance
value of the power supply, a resistance value of each of the heat generating elements, and a current value of an electric
current flowing through a motor of the printer for conveying recording paper; and

performing printing on the recording paper by the print head using the heat generating elements of the calculated number (N).

US Pat. No. 9,354,280

CURRENT SENSOR, TABLE TAP WITH CURRENT SENSOR, AND MAGNETIC SUBSTANCE COVER FOR CURRENT SENSOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A current sensor comprising:
a current bar through which a current flows;
a magnetic substance core that covers at least a part of the current bar;
a magnetic field measurement element that measures a magnetic field generated by the current flowing through the current bar;
a substrate to which the magnetic substance core and the magnetic field measurement element are fixed; and
a cover fixed to the substrate to cover the magnetic substance core on the substrate from above, and align the magnetic substance
core,

wherein slits corresponding to a width of the current bar are formed on side surfaces of the cover, the slits align the current
bar protruding from the slits, and each slit extends from a position on each side surface of the cover sandwiching the current
bar to a lower end of each side surface of the cover, the lower end contacting the substrate, and

wherein the current bar is spaced from the substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,391,358

ANTENNA DEVICE, CIRCUIT BOARD AND MEMORY CARD

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An antenna device comprising:
a first substrate made of a dielectric material;
a single antenna element formed on a first side of the first substrate;
a single ground element which is grounded and formed on a second side of the first substrate, which is a side opposite to
the first side; and

a second substrate made of a dielectric material, the second substrate including a ground surface onto which a ground area
is formed,

wherein a shape of the single antenna element and the shape of the single ground element are an inverse L shape and plane-symmetric
with respect to the first substrate,

wherein a position of the single antenna element and a position of the single ground element are plane-symmetric with respect
to first the substrate, and

wherein the second side of the first substrate is bonded onto the ground surface of the second substrate so that the single
ground element is connected to the ground area.

US Pat. No. 9,336,975

POWER DISTRIBUTION APPARATUS SUPPLYING DIRECT-CURRENT POWER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A power distribution apparatus for connection with a remote controller via a network and for supplying power from a direct-current
power supply to a load via a first connector and a second connector, comprising:
a sensor unit configured to detect connected and disconnected states between the first connector and the second connector;
a switch unit configured to make and break a connection between the first connector and the direct-current power supply;
a receiver unit configured to receive, from the remote controller via the network, a signal indicating whether to supply or
cut off power to the load;

a transmitter unit configured to transmit, to the remote controller via the network, information about the connected and disconnected
states detected by the sensor unit between the first connector and the second connector; and

a control unit configured to control the switch unit to make or break the connection in response to both the signal received
by the receiver unit and the connected and disconnected states between the first connector and the second connector detected
by the sensor unit.

US Pat. No. 9,302,515

PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a print head configured to print on recording paper; and
a printer main body having a case in which the recording paper is set,
wherein the case includes a upper case part and a lower case part, and a size of an area for accommodating the recording paper
inside the case is changeable by changing positions at which the upper case part and the lower case part are connected to
each other,

wherein the upper case part and the lower case part have screw holes, and are connected to each other by screws inserted into
some of the screw holes,

wherein one of the upper case part and the lower case part has the screw holes thereof situated at different vertical positions,
and the size of the area for accommodating the recording paper inside the case is changeable by changing positions at which
thread connection is made between the screw holes of the upper case part and the screw holes of the lower case part.

US Pat. No. 9,281,635

CONNECTOR AND CONNECTOR BAR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A connector, comprising:
a connecting terminal to be connected with another connector;
a fixed contact;
a movable plate;
a movable contact provided at an end of the movable plate;
a sliding operation part that is slidable in a first direction and in a second direction opposite to the first direction,
for controlling a contact between the fixed contact and the movable contact;

a button that is pressed and moves from an off position in a third direction when the sliding operation part is moved in the
first direction;

a card that contacts with the button and moves the movable plate when the button is pressed; and
a spring connected to the button;
wherein the connector is configured such that
when the sliding operation part is moved in the first direction, the button is pressed, the card is moved by the button, the
movable plate is moved via the card to bring the movable contact into contact with the fixed contact, and the connector is
turned on, and

when the sliding operation part is moved in the second direction, the movable contact is caused to move away from the fixed
contact as the button is moved to the off position by a restoring force of the spring, and the connector is turned off.

US Pat. No. 9,209,905

OPTICAL COMMUNICATION APPARATUS

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An optical communication apparatus comprising:
a substrate having a through hole;
an optical element which includes a light terminal for receiving or sending light and is mounted on a first surface of the
substrate so that the light terminal faces the through hole;

a light guide member which includes
a first lens facing the light terminal,
a surrounding portion which is integrally formed with the first lens so as to surround an outer periphery of the first lens,
the surrounding portion including a wall protruding in a direction of an optical axis of the first lens toward the light terminal
from the outer periphery of the first lens, and

a guide portion which is provided inside the through hole and guides the light between an opening of the through hole and
another opening of the through hole,

the light guide member being formed of a single solid piece; and
a light waveguide which is arranged on a second surface of the substrate and includes a light guide optically connected to
the light guide member.

US Pat. No. 9,153,884

CONNECTOR HAVING SIGNAL AND GROUNDING TERMINALS WITH FLAT CONTACT FACES AND ARRANGED ON TWO SIDES OF A CONNECTOR BODY

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A connector to which a cable is connectable, the connector comprising:
a body;
a first signal terminal configured to be connected to a signal line of a first cable, the first signal terminal including
a first flat signal contact provided on a first surface of the body;

a first ground terminal configured to be connected to a ground line of the first cable, the first ground terminal including
a first flat ground contact provided on the first surface along with the first flat signal contact;

a second signal terminal configured to be connected to a signal line of a second cable, the second signal terminal including
a second flat signal contact provided on a second surface of the body; and

a second ground terminal configured to be connected to
a ground line of the second cable, the second ground terminal including a second flat ground contact provided on the second
surface along with the second flat signal contact;

wherein the first flat signal contact is located opposite to the second flat ground contact, and the first flat ground contact
is located opposite to the second flat signal contact.

US Pat. No. 9,159,515

ELECTROMAGNETIC RELAY

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An electromagnetic relay comprising:
a yoke capable of changing a magnetic pole thereof by an electromagnet;
an armature that is magnetized by a permanent magnet and contacts with or separates from the yoke in accordance with the magnetic
pole of the yoke;

a movable contact that contacts with a fixing contact;
an elastic body that biases the movable contact; and
a pressing member that presses the elastic body in accordance with a movement of the armature to cause the movable contact
to contact with or separate from the fixing contact,

wherein a cover, receiving the permanent magnet, the armature, and the pressing member are integrally molded together as one
piece,

wherein the pressing member includes—
a first pressing portion that hits the elastic body at a first velocity, when the movable contact contacts the fixing contact,
and that does not hit the elastic body when the movable contact separates from the fixing contact; and

a second pressing portion that hits the elastic body at a second, greater velocity, when the movable contact separates from
the fixing contact, and that does not hit the elastic body, when the movable contact contacts the fixing contact, and

wherein a minimum distance from the elastic body to the second pressing portion, when the second pressing portion separates
farthest from the elastic body, is greater than a minimum distance from the elastic body to the first pressing portion, when
the first press portion separates farthest from the elastic body to create the second, greater velocity.

US Pat. No. 10,051,760

KVM SWITCH, MOUNTING BRACKET AND SYSTEM

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A KVM (K: Keyboard, V: Video, M: Mouse) switch that is mounted on a server rack, comprising:a switch unit that includes a server-switching switch and is fixed to front support posts of the server rack; and
a body part that is fixed to rear support posts of the server rack, is connected to the switch unit via a cable, and switches a server depending on a server-switching instruction from the switch unit;
wherein the body part includes:
a holding part that holds the cable and is movable in a horizontal direction; and
a moving part that slides in a depth direction of the body part.

US Pat. No. 9,079,435

PRINTER APPARATUS

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer apparatus, comprising:
a print unit that prints an object on recording paper;
a cutter that cuts the recording paper;
a mainframe that accommodates the print unit and the cutter;
a cover that is rotatably attached to the mainframe and is configured to be opened and closed with respect to the mainframe;
a platen roller arranged at the cover, that conveys the recording paper;
a lock pin fixing part arranged at the mainframe;
a lock lever slidingly arranged on the cover; and
a lock member arranged on the cover, wherein the lock member has an L-shape in cross section having two end portions, and
rotatably provided on the cover around a lock member rotational axis, the lock member rotational axis is disposed at a corner
of the L-shape, the lock member includes

a lock member contact part arranged at one end portion of the L-shape protruding externally from the mainframe when the cover
is opened, the lock member contact part maintains contact with the lock lever at the external side regardless of whether the
cover is closed or opened, and

a lock pin terminating at the other end portion of the L-shape, wherein the lock pin is inserted into the lock pin fixing
part when the cover is closed and removed from the lock pin fixing part when the cover is opened by a sliding action of the
lock lever.

US Pat. No. 9,393,818

PRINTER APPARATUS INCLUDING A FIXED BLADE PUSHED TOWARD A MOVABLE BLADE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a fixed blade block including
an installing member,
a fixed blade installed in the installing member in a manner movable with respect to the installing member,
a retaining member movable with respect to the installing member, and
a spring rotatably attached to the installing member, the spring includes a first part that comes in contact with the fixed
blade and a second part that comes in contact with the retaining member; and

a movable blade block including
a movable blade that is movable toward the fixed blade;
wherein, when the fixed blade block and the movable blade block are connected, the retaining member presses the second part,
and the spring rotates and pushes the fixed blade toward the movable blade,

wherein the fixed blade block further includes a platen roller,
wherein the retaining member rotatably retains the platen roller.

US Pat. No. 9,437,378

KEYSWITCH DEVICE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A keyswitch device, comprising:
a support sheet;
a key top;
a pair of links for supporting the key top, each provided on the support sheet, wherein each of the links includes a first
arm and a second arm; and

a frame for supporting the links, provided on the support sheet,
wherein each link includes a rotation shaft provided at a first end of each of the first arm and the second arm, the rotation
shaft being rotatably placed on one of the frame and the key top,

wherein each link includes a slide shaft provided at a second end of each of the first and second arms, the slide shaft being
slidably placed in a corresponding one of guide grooves provided on the other of the frame and the key top, and

wherein a connecting groove is provided in the first arm of each of the links at a position between the first end and the
second end of the first arm, and a connecting shaft is provided on the second arm of each of the links at a position between
the first end and the second end of the second arm, the connecting shaft being movably placed in the connecting groove.

US Pat. No. 9,059,550

CONNECTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A connector connectable to another connector, the connector comprising:
a movable contact part that has a one-piece structure and that is formed of an insulating material, wherein the movable contact
part includes a plurality of contact pins and a connecting part that connects the contact pins, wherein the contact pins extend
from the connecting part in an insertion direction in which said another connector is inserted into the connector;

a plurality of electrically conductive movable terminal parts each electrically connectable to one of a plurality of electrically
conductive plug electrode terminals of said another connector; and

a plurality of electrically conductive fixed terminal parts each electrically connectable to one of the movable terminal parts,
wherein, when the connector is connected to said another connector, the movable contact part is pressed by the plug electrode
terminals of said another connector each inserted into one of a plurality of jack terminal opening parts of the connector
after the movable terminal parts come into electrical contact with the plug electrode terminals, and the contact pins of the
movable contact part come into contact with and press the movable terminal parts toward the fixed terminal parts so as to
cause the movable terminal parts to come into electrical contact with the fixed terminal parts.

US Pat. No. 9,608,388

CONNECTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A connector comprising:
a contact that has a first end provided with a contact point for connecting to a coaxial cable, and a second end provided
with a terminal for connecting to a substrate;

a body that includes a contact mount to which the contact is mounted and a substrate mount to which the substrate is mounted;
and

a bracket detachably attached to the body and including a slot into which the terminal is inserted;
wherein when the bracket is attached to the body, the terminal being inserted into the slot is applied with pressure from
the bracket, so that the terminal applies pressure to the substrate and contacts the substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,453,975

CLIP, OPTICAL MODULE, AND OPTICAL CONNECTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A clip for keeping a first ferrule and a second ferrule in contact with each other, comprising:
a base member;
one or more spring sections formed on the base member and configured to apply an elastic force to the first ferrule in a contact
direction in which the first ferrule and the second ferrule come in contact with each other; and

one or more engaging sections formed on the base member and configured to have higher rigidity in the contact direction than
in other directions,

wherein the engaging sections are configured to engage with the second ferrule, and
wherein the base member, the one or more spring sections, and the one or more engaging sections together constitute a unitary,
seamless structure.

US Pat. No. 9,332,214

VIDEO SIGNAL ADJUSTMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A video signal adjustment system that is capable of being connected between servers and consoles, comprising:
server units, each of which is connected with one of the servers;
console units, each of which is connected with one of the consoles; and
a main unit that is connected between the server units and the console units, and selects one of the servers to be accessed
by one of the consoles,

the main unit including:
a first memory that stores, for each of the servers, first adjustment information for controlling adjustments of gain and
frequency characteristic of a video signal output from each of the servers, the first adjustment information being acquired
as a result of measuring gain, and frequency characteristics of a reference signal received from each of the servers through
a corresponding server unit; and

a first adjustment portion that, when a server to be accessed by one of the consoles is switched from one to another, adjusts
gain and frequency characteristic of a video signal output from a selected server based on the first adjustment information
related to the selected server stored in the first memory, and outputs the adjusted video signal to a corresponding console
unit; and

each of the console units including:
a second memory that stores, for each of the servers, second adjustment information for controlling adjustments of gain, frequency
characteristic and delay of a video signal output from each of the servers via the main unit, the second adjustment information
being acquired as a result of measuring gain, frequency characteristic, and delay of a reference signal received from each
of the servers through main unit; and

a second adjustment portion that adjusts gain, frequency characteristic, and delay of the adjusted video signal output from
the main unit based on the second adjustment information related to the selected server stored in the second memory when the
server to be accessed by one of the consoles is switched from one to another.

US Pat. No. 9,216,600

PRINTER WITH PRESENTER UNIT FOR PAPER DISCHARGE AND RECOVERY

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

14. A printer apparatus comprising:
a printing unit that prints an image on a recording medium; and
a presenter unit configured to eject and recover the recording medium, the presenter unit including
a first roller that is rotated in a first rotating direction when ejecting the recording medium, and that is rotated in a
second rotating direction opposite to the first rotating direction when recovering the recording medium,

a second roller,
a connection arm that connects the centers of the first roller and the second roller to have the second roller move along
an outer periphery of the first roller between a first rotating position and a second rotating position,

a first transfer unit provided downstream of the first roller in a first direction that transfers the recoding medium in the
first direction, and

a second transfer unit provided downstream of the first roller in a second direction opposite to the first direction, that
transfers the recording medium in the second direction,

wherein the second roller is moved to and rotated at the first rotating position, and the recording medium is interposed between
the first transfer unit and the second roller while the first roller is rotated in the first rotating direction, when transferring
the recording medium in the first direction, and

the second roller is moved to and rotated at the second rotating position, and the recording medium is interposed between
the second transfer unit and the second roller while the first roller is rotated in the second rotating direction, when transferring
the recording medium in the second direction.

US Pat. No. 9,099,822

CONNECTOR HAVING A HOUSING AND A FIXED CONTACT WITH FIRST AND SECOND FIXING PORTIONS SECURED TO THE HOUSING

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A connector to be mounted on a board and connect a connection object to the board, the connector comprising:
a housing that includes an insertion slot into which the connection object is inserted; and
a plurality of contacts each of which comes into contact with the connection object and the board, each of the contacts including
a movable contact that comes into contact with a first surface of the connection object;
a fixed contact that comes into contact with the board; and
a connecting part that connects the movable contact and the fixed contact, so that the movable contact is rotatable relative
to the fixed contact,

wherein the fixed contact includes
a first fixing portion that projects from the connecting part toward the insertion slot and fits into the housing; and
a second fixing portion that projects toward the board and is latched by and fixed to the housing.

US Pat. No. 9,572,264

ELECTRONIC COMPONENT MODULE, BOARD, AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING ELECTRONIC COMPONENT MODULE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An electronic component module, comprising:
a printed board having an electronic component mounted on a surface thereof, the printed board including a plating layer formed
on the surface of the printed board to project therefrom; and

a shield case mounted on the surface of the printed board and covering the electronic component,
wherein the plating layer is at a position along a sidewall of the shield case and is soldered to the shield case.

US Pat. No. 9,397,405

ANTENNA DEVICE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An antenna device comprising:
a ground element configured to be grounded;
a first antenna including a power feeding point for receiving power feed, the first antenna being a closed end slot, which
is formed in the ground element and all ends of which are closed within the ground element, and including a first slot extending
linearly in a first direction; and

a second antenna that is in an inverse-L shape and includes
a first part connected to the ground element at one end of the first part, the first part extending in the first direction
so as to separate from the ground element, and

a second part extending from another end of the first part in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction,
the second antenna being configured to be parasitic on the first antenna, the second antenna receiving no power feed,
wherein a width of the first antenna along the second direction is the same as a width of the first part of the second antenna
along the second direction,

wherein the first slot of the first antenna and the first part of the second antenna are linearly arranged along one straight
line in the first direction.

US Pat. No. 9,056,508

PRINTER APPARATUS INCLUDING A FIXED BLADE PUSHED TOWARD A MOVABLE BLADE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a fixed blade block including
an installing member including a rotation shaft,
a fixed blade installed in the installing member,
a retaining member that is movable with respect to the installing member, and
a spring attached to the installing member, the spring includes a first contact part that contacts with the fixed blade and
a second contact part that contacts with the retaining member; and

a movable blade block including
a movable blade that is movable toward the fixed blade;
wherein, when the fixed blade block and the movable blade block are connected and the retaining member moves in a first direction
with respect to the installing member, the retaining member presses the second contact part and causes the spring to push
the fixed blade toward the movable blade, and

when the retaining member moves in a second direction opposite to the first direction with respect to the installing member,
a pressing force exerted from the retaining member to the second contact part is reduced and causes a space between the fixed
blade and the movable blade to be opened.

US Pat. No. 9,233,566

PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a lid part;
a body part;
a first rotating shaft;
a second rotating shaft;
a first engaging part having the first rotating shaft removably engaged therewith so as to allow the lid part to be opened
and closed relative to the body part; and

a second engaging part receiving the second rotating shaft in such a manner as to allow the second rotating shaft to rotate,
wherein in response to application of a first predetermined force, the first rotating shaft is removed from the first engaging
part while absorbing a second predetermined force from the first predetermined force, and the lid part is allowed to rotate
on the second rotating shaft to be opened and closed relative to the body part.

US Pat. No. 9,395,393

CURRENT SENSOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A current sensor, comprising:
a semi-annular first magnetic core comprising a pair of first magnetic core parts each having a quarter annular shape, provided
around a wire in which an electric current flows;

a first sensor provided in a gap between the first magnetic core parts and configured to detect a magnetic flux;
a semi-annular second magnetic core comprising a pair of second magnetic core parts each having a quarter annular shape, provided
around the wire, wherein the second magnetic core forms an annular magnetic core with the first magnetic core;

a second sensor provided in a gap between the second magnetic core parts and configured to detect a magnetic flux; and
a differential output part configured to output a differential output of a first output of the first sensor and a second output
of the second sensor.

US Pat. No. 9,218,036

POWER SUPPLY CONTROLLING APPARATUS, POWER SUPPLY CONTROLLING SYSTEM, AND NON-TRANSITORY COMPUTER READABLE RECORDING MEDIUM

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A power supply controlling apparatus comprising:
a plurality of communication ports, each of which is configured to be connected to an information processing apparatus via
a different communication device, respectively, at least one of the communication ports also being configured to be connected
to a data input and output device;

a switching portion that switches a setting of at least one of the communication ports so as to connect the communication
port to either one of the data input and output device and the corresponding communication device; and

a transmission portion that, when the switching portion switches the setting of the communication port so as to connect the
communication port to the corresponding communication device, and the communication devices are connected to the corresponding
communication ports, respectively, transmits an e-mail in which an address of the communication port is described, to the
information processing apparatus via at least one of the communication devices.

US Pat. No. 9,159,513

ELECTROMAGNETIC RELAY

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An electromagnetic relay comprising:
an electromagnet;
an actuator which is actuated in response to a magnetic action of the electromagnet;
a contact which opens and closes in response to the actuation of the actuator; and
a housing for accommodating the electromagnet, the actuator and the contact,
wherein the contact includes a movable spring having a base end fixed to a bottom of the housing and a tip end provided with
a movable contact, and a fixed spring having a base end fixed to the bottom of the housing and a tip end provided with a fixed
contact, the movable contact being provided opposite to the fixed contact and being moved in response to the actuation of
the actuator, coming in contact with the fixed contact or moving away from the fixed contact,

wherein the housing has a base and a cover with a top and sides, each side extending from the top of the cover to a base end
in contact with the base, one side of the cover having a protrusion, disposed closer to the top of the cover than a midpoint
between the base end and the top, protruding inward toward the fixed contact which is closer to the cover than the movable
contact, and

wherein the fixed spring includes a portion inclining relative to a protrusion side of the cover on which the protrusion is
formed, thereby preventing the tip end of the fixed spring from touching the protrusion when the contact is open.

US Pat. No. 9,090,111

PRINTER APPARATUS AND PRINTER HEAD

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer apparatus comprising:
a recording sheet conveying block, the recording sheet conveying block includes
a conveying element for conveying a recording sheet,
a light emitting element configured to emit light, and
a first light receiving element that is configured to receive the light; and
a head block that is movable relative to the recording sheet conveying block between a closed state and an opened state, a
gap between the recording sheet conveying block and the head block when the head block is in the closed state forms a path
for conveying the recording sheet, the head block includes

a printer head configured to print characters on the recording sheet, and
a second light receiving element provided at a position facing the light emitting element across the path and configured to
receive the light; and

a control circuit connected to and controlling an operation of the light emitting element, the first light receiving element,
and the second light receiving element,

wherein the control circuit determines, when the light is detected by the second light receiving element, that the recording
sheet does not exist in the path, and

wherein the control circuit determines, when the light is not detected by the second light receiving element and is detected
by the first light receiving element, that the recording sheet exists in the path.

US Pat. No. 9,423,919

TOUCH PANEL

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A touch panel, comprising:
an upper electrode substrate having a rectangular shape and having an upper conductive film formed thereon;
a lower electrode substrate having a rectangular shape and having a lower conductive film formed thereon;
a first power feeding terminal, a second power feeding terminal, a third power feeding terminal, and a fourth power feeding
terminal disposed on the lower conductive film at four respective corners of the lower electrode substrate;

a first switch situated between the second power feeding terminal and a ground potential;
a second switch situated between the third power feeding terminal and the ground potential;
a first resistor and a third switch that are series-connected between the second power feeding terminal and a power supply
potential;

a first potential detecting unit configured to detect a potential of the second power feeding terminal;
a second resistor and a fourth switch that are series-connected between the fourth power feeding terminal and the power supply
potential;

a second potential detecting unit configured to detect a potential of the fourth power feeding terminal;
a third resistor and a fifth switch that are series-connected between the third power feeding terminal and the power supply
potential; and

a third potential detecting unit configured to detect a potential of the third power feeding terminal.

US Pat. No. 9,298,271

MOUNTING DEVICE AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A mounting device, comprising:
a base member;
an attaching mechanism disposed on the base member and configured to detachably attach the base member to a first electronic
apparatus; and

an accommodating part disposed on the base member and configured to hold a second electronic apparatus placed therein,
wherein the attaching mechanism includes:
an engaging part configured to be engaged with the first electronic apparatus to securely attach the base member to the first
electronic apparatus; and

two lever members each rotatably disposed on the base member and each configured to be placed in a first positional state
to extend along the base member when the engaging part is engaged with the first electronic apparatus, and further configured
to be placed in a second positional state to extend from the base member at an angle relative to the base member, the two
lever members being rotated from the first positional state to the second positional state to release engagement of the engaging
part with the first electronic apparatus.

US Pat. No. 9,120,340

PRINTER INCLUDING PRESENTER PART AND CUTTER PART THAT MOVE TOGETHER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a printing part that includes a thermal head and a platen roller that are provided inside a frame of the printing part, the
thermal head performing printing on a recording medium held between the thermal head and the platen roller;

a cutter part that includes a cutter provided inside a frame of the cutter part, the cutter cutting the recording medium subjected
to the printing, wherein the frame of the cutter part is attached to the frame of the printing part so as to be rotatable
about a rotation shaft relative to the frame of the printing part including the platen roller; and

a presenter part configured to convey the recording medium subjected to the printing in the printing part through the cutter
part, wherein a frame of the presenter part is attached to the frame of the cutter part and moves together with the frame
of the cutter part in a case of rotating the frame of the cutter part about the rotation shaft.

US Pat. No. 9,061,530

PRINTER APPARATUS

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer apparatus comprising:
a frame;
a printer head;
a platen roller that is supported by the frame;
a biasing member that is provided between the frame and the printer head and configured to exert force toward the platen roller;
and

an opening/closing arm supported by the frame to rotate and move about an arm rotation shaft;
wherein a platen bearing of the platen roller contacts the opening/closing arm only at a single point,
wherein the single point is positioned opposite from a side in which the printer head is provided with respect to a line that
connects a center of the arm rotation shaft and a center of the platen bearing.

US Pat. No. 9,570,259

ELECTROMAGNETIC RELAY

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An electromagnetic relay comprising:
a pair of fixed contact terminals, each of which has a fixed contact;
a movable contact spring that has a pair of movable pieces and a coupler that couples the pair of movable pieces, each of
the movable pieces having a movable contact that contacts and is separable from a respective fixed contact,

wherein a current flows between the movable contacts via the pair of movable pieces and the coupler;
an armature that has a first portion to be attracted to an iron core and a second portion bent from the first portion and
extending downward, and moves the movable contact spring by a rotation operation; and

an electromagnetic device, including the iron core, that drives the armature,
wherein the coupler is directly attached to an area of the second portion of the armature facing the electromagnetic device,
and

wherein the second portion of the armature has a pulling portion that extends downward more than the area and pulls the movable
pieces of the movable contact spring when a current flows between the fixed contact and the movable contact.

US Pat. No. 9,126,439

PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer for printing on a printing medium, comprising:
a printing unit;
a fixed blade;
a movable blade provided to be movable relative to the fixed blade, and configured to cut the printing medium with the fixed
blade;

a receiving member disposed on a discharge side which is a direction in which the printing medium is discharged relative to
the fixed blade, for receiving the printing medium; and

a pressing member extending from the movable blade toward the discharge side, and configured to move with the movable blade
and apply a tensional force to the printing medium, including

a pressing part configured to press the printing medium against the receiving member and move in a direction away from the
fixed blade while contacting the printing medium, as the movable blade moves toward the fixed blade.

US Pat. No. 9,784,931

OPTICAL WAVEGUIDE MODULE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An optical waveguide module, comprising:
an optical waveguide sheet including a plurality of optical waveguides;
a light-emitting device positioned over a first surface of the optical waveguide sheet;
a light-receiving device positioned over the first surface of the optical waveguide sheet;
a first mirror formed in at least one of the plurality of optical waveguides and configured to reflect light entering from
a second surface of the optical waveguide sheet opposite to the first surface toward the optical waveguide; and

a second mirror formed in the optical waveguide and configured to reflect the light reflected from the first mirror and propagating
through the optical waveguide toward the first surface of the optical waveguide sheet;

wherein
the plurality of optical waveguides include a dummy optical waveguide that is configured to propagate only an optical signal
for alignment, and

the first mirror and the second mirror are formed in the dummy optical waveguide.

US Pat. No. 9,653,855

CONNECTOR AND CONNECTOR UNIT

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A connector, comprising:
a fixed contact;
a movable contact provided on one end of a movable plate;
a connection terminal to be connected to another connection terminal of another connector, the connection terminal being connected
to the fixed contact or the movable contact;

a card provided in contact with the movable plate;
a button provided in contact with the card; and
a slide provided in contact with the button,
wherein, with the connection terminal being in contact with the another connection terminal, the slide is pressed by the another
connector to slide to move the button, and the movable plate is moved by the movement of the button via the card so that the
movable contact moves into contact with the fixed contact.

US Pat. No. 9,583,293

ELECTROMAGNETIC RELAY

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An electromagnetic relay, comprising:
a coil;
an armature;
an iron core;
a first contact;
a second contact; and
a card formed of an insulating material, and having a first end connected to the armature and a second end opposite to the
first end, the second end including a tapered portion that is tapered outward in a direction away from the first end to define
a terminal end of the card,

wherein the first contact and the second contact are in contact when there is no flow of electric current through the coil,
and

wherein the first contact and the second contact are separated with the armature being attracted to the iron core to interpose
the card between the first contact and the second contact, when there is a flow of electric current through the coil.

US Pat. No. 9,305,718

ELECTROMAGNETIC RELAY

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An electromagnetic relay, comprising:
a first movable contact that comes in contact with a first fixed contact;
a second movable contact that comes in contact with a second fixed contact;
a first elastic body that biases the first movable contact;
a second elastic body that biases the second movable contact; and
a pressing member that presses the first elastic body and contacts the first movable contact to the first fixed contact, presses
the second elastic body and contacts the second movable contact to the second fixed contact,

wherein the pressing member contacts the second movable contact to the second fixed contact before contacting the first movable
contact to the first fixed contact;

the pressing member includes a first contact pressing portion that presses the first elastic body, and a second contact pressing
portion that presses the second elastic body; and

a distance from the first elastic body to the first contact pressing portion is longer than a distance from the second elastic
body to the second contact pressing portion.

US Pat. No. 9,202,653

ELECTROMAGNETIC RELAY

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An electromagnetic relay comprising:
an electromagnet;
an armature which is pulled by said electromagnet when said electromagnet is energized;
a moving electrode having
a moving plate having a first longitudinal end fixed in place and a second longitudinal end movable by the operation of said
armature, the second longitudinal end being opposite to the first longitudinal end in a longitudinal direction along a longitudinal
axis of the moving electrode, and

a moving contact disposed on the moving plate, said moving contact being moved by the operation of said armature; and
a fixed electrode which faces said moving electrode and has a fixed plate and a fixed contact,
wherein at least a portion of said moving plate and at least a portion of said fixed plate onto which said fixed contact is
arranged are inclined in a moving plate width direction, perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the moving plate.

US Pat. No. 9,196,986

CONTACT, CONNECTOR, AND METHOD OF PRODUCING CONNECTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A contact of a connector for connecting a target object to a circuit board, the contact comprising:
a board contact part to be connected to the circuit board;
a first contact part including
an extension part that is connected to the board contact part and extends in an insertion direction in which the target object
is inserted into the connector,

a first bent part that extends from the extension part and is bent to one side, and
a first contact point that is located closer to an end of the first contact part than the first bent part and comes into contact
with the target object; and

a second contact part including
a second bent part that is connected to the board contact part and is bent to the one side, and
a second contact point that is located closer to an end of the second contact part than the second bent part and comes into
contact with the target object, the first contact point and the second contact point being arranged in the insertion direction.

US Pat. No. 9,727,199

TOUCH PANEL

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A touch panel, comprising:
an upper electrode substrate having a transparent conductive film formed thereon;
a lower electrode substrate having a transparent conductive film formed thereon;
two electrodes formed on the transparent conductive film of the upper electrode substrate;
two electrodes formed on the transparent conductive film of the lower electrode substrate;
an adhesive sheet bonding the upper electrode substrate and the lower electrode substrate to each other such that the transparent
conductive film of the upper electrode substrate and the transparent conductive film of the lower electrode substrate face
each other;

a transparent conductive film removed area formed on the upper electrode substrate by removing part of the transparent conductive
film of the upper electrode substrate, the transparent conductive film removed area enclosing the two electrodes on the transparent
conductive film of the upper electrode substrate; and

an outer rim electrode formed on the transparent conductive film of the upper electrode substrate in such a manner as to surround
the transparent conductive film removed area,

wherein the transparent conductive film removed area is an electrically insulating area where the transparent conductive film
on the upper electrode substrate is removed so as not to conduct electricity, and the electrically insulating area forms a
closed loop.

US Pat. No. 9,724,947

PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a body including a holder configured to accommodate a roll of a recording sheet;
a lid attached to the body to be opened and closed relative to the body; and
a restriction member pivotably attached to a bottom of the holder, and including a contact part urged toward an interior of
the holder,

wherein the contact part is urged to contact a peripheral surface of the roll accommodated in the holder.

US Pat. No. 9,760,185

POINTING DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING POINTING DEVICE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A pointing device comprising:
a flexible film that includes a central convex portion, a curved boundary portion that extends radially outwardly from the
convex protruding portion, and a plane portion which extends radially outwardly from the boundary portion,

wherein the central portion and the boundary portion form a protruding portion that protrudes upwardly;
a case that receives an outer periphery of the plane portion with a remainder of the plane portion, as well as the boundary
portion and the central portion, being exposed;

a first conducting layer that is disposed under the film;
a second conducting layer that is disposed on a base material and is opposed to and separated from the first conducting layer
by a space having a first height,

wherein the first and second conductive layers extend along the central portion, the boundary portion and the plane portion;
an adhesive at the plane portion,
wherein the convex portion, the boundary portion and the remainder of the plane portion are depressible into the space toward
the base material; and

a plurality of insulating adjacent dot spacers, all of which are formed on one of a lower portion of the first conducting
layer or an upper portion of the second conducting layer at the convex portion, the boundary portion and the plane portion,

wherein each of the dot spacers is separated from adjacent dot spacers by an interval,
wherein each spacer has a second height that is less than the first height,
wherein the interval between the adjacent dot spacers at the plane portion is narrower than an interval between the adjacent
dot spacers at the protruding portion, such that the first and second conducting layers contact each other between the dot
spacers at the central portion, when the protruding portion is depressed into the space toward the base portion, but do not
contact each other between the dot spacers at the plane portion, when the plane portion is depressed into the space toward
the base material, and

wherein the dot spacers are opposite to and spaced from the other of the lower portion of the first conducting layer or the
upper portion of the second conducting layer by a difference between the first and second heights, and

wherein the first conducting layer at the boundary portion can move relative to the second conducting layer when depressed
without contacting each other.

US Pat. No. 9,651,750

OPTICAL CONNECTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An optical connector comprising:
a connector body;
an enclosure extending from a first surface of the connector body into the connector body, and accommodating a sheet-like
optical waveguide having an approximately same width as that of the enclosure; and

a first through hole passing through the connector body from a second surface of the connector body to a first side surface
of the enclosure, is provided at one end of a width direction of the enclosure, and extends in a direction intersecting with
a direction where the optical waveguide is inserted into the enclosure, the second surface intersecting with the first surface,
wherein

the first through hole is provided at a tip of the enclosure and at an end of a width direction of the optical waveguide,
and

the tip of the optical waveguide abuts against the enclosure at a position other than where the first through hole is provided.

US Pat. No. 9,645,960

KVM SWITCH

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A KVM (K: keyboard, V: video, M: mouse) switch to be connected between a computer, and a keyboard and a mouse, the KVM
switch comprising:
a connector that is connected to another KVM switch;
a judger that judges whether a cascade connection with the another KVM switch is established;
an inputter that inputs a creation instruction of control data including control information which controls operation of the
another KVM switch;

a creator that creates the control data having a data format that is the same as a data format of key code data inputted from
the key board or the mouse when the judger judges that the cascade connection with the another KVM switch is established and
the inputter inputs the creation instruction of the control data, the control data including the control information and an
identifier indicative of the control data; and

an outputter that outputs the created control data to the another KVM switch.

US Pat. No. 9,527,315

DETECTOR APPARATUS FOR DETECTING NEAR END OF ROLL PAPER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A detector apparatus, comprising:
a support unit having a support surface for supporting an outer circumferential surface of a roll;
a mechanical switch disposed on the support unit to come in physical contact with the outer circumferential surface of the
roll to detect a change in an outer diameter or weight of the roll in response to the physical contact;

a photo sensor disposed on a side plate perpendicular to the support surface of the support unit to detect a change in a relative
position of an inner circumferential surface of the roll relative to the support surface by detecting whether or not a side
face of the roll is present at a spatial position detectable by the photo sensor; and

a detector configured to detect a near end of the roll in response to both an output of the mechanical switch and an output
of the photo sensor.

US Pat. No. 9,693,285

COMMUNICATION APPARATUS

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A communication apparatus for a radio communication network including plural apparatuses, the communication apparatus comprising:
a detection unit that detects a first apparatus in the radio communication network that is able to wirelessly communicate
with the communication apparatus;

a first selection unit that
determines a route for communication between the communication apparatus and a destination apparatus, the route including
one or more intervening apparatuses that include the detected first apparatus and that relay communication between the communication
apparatus and the destination apparatus, and

selects, if plural routes are determined, a first route where a number of the intervening apparatuses is smallest from among
the determined routes; and

a second selection unit that, when two or more first routes are selected by the first selection unit,
calculates, for each of the first routes, a sum of squares of received signal strength indicators (RSSIs) between respective
pairs of apparatuses in each of the first routes as a total signal strength, and

selects one of the first routes having the highest second total signal strength.

US Pat. No. 9,653,236

ELECTROMAGNETIC RELAY

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An electromagnetic relay comprising:
a fixed contact;
a moving contact, movable with respect to the fixed contact, the moving and fixed contacts each having a diameter;
a pair of magnets arranged so as to sandwich the fixed contact and the moving contact, pole faces of the pair of magnets with
mutually reversed polarity being separated from and facing each other; and

a pair of arc cooling plates which is arranged in a space between the pair of magnets at a position apart from the fixed contact
and the moving contact, so as not to sandwich the fixed contact and the moving contact, in a direction in which an arc generated
between the fixed contact and the moving contact is stretched by a magnetic field of the pair of magnets with a gap, smaller
than the diameter of the moving and fixed contacts, defined between and separating the pair of arc cooling plates, the pair
of arc cooling plates having a first surface and a second surface, the first surface of the pair of arc cooling plates facing
each other across the gap, and the second surface of the pair of arc cooling plates facing a pole face of either of the pair
of magnets.

US Pat. No. 9,607,793

SWITCH

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A switch, comprising:
a fixed contact part including a fixed contact;
a movable contact part including a movable contact;
a control button that supports the movable contact part and includes an engaging part;
an operation part including a first end and a second end; and
a lock including a first protrusion and a second protrusion,
wherein the switch is configured such that
when the first end is pressed, the control button is pressed by the operation part, the movable contact contacts with the
fixed contact, and the switch becomes an ON state;

while the movable contact and the fixed contact are in contact with each other, the first protrusion of the lock touches the
engaging part of the control button to limit movement of the control button and maintain the ON state; and

when the second end is pressed, the operation part touches the second protrusion of the lock and moves the lock in such a
direction that the first protrusion moves away from the engaging part, the movable contact moves away from the fixed contact,
and the switch becomes an OFF state.

US Pat. No. 9,570,821

CONNECTOR AND CONNECTOR UNIT

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A connector connectable to another connector, comprising:
a connector card including a first surface and a second surface;
a cable pad provided on the first surface, wherein the cable pad includes a flat surface that physically contacts a cable
core wire, when the cable core wire is connected to the cable pad;

a contact that is provided on the second surface and corresponds to the cable pad, wherein the contact is positioned across
the connector card from the corresponding cable pad, and includes a flat surface that physically contacts said another connector,
when the connector is connected to said another connector; and

an electrically conductive part provided through the connector card, wherein the conductive part electrically connects the
cable pad and the corresponding contact,

wherein a part of the flat surface of the cable pad positioned immediately above the electrically conductive part contacts
the cable core wire when the cable core wire is connected to the cable pad, and

a part of the flat surface of the contact positioned immediately below the electrically conductive part contacts a contact
part of a jack contact of said another connector when the connector is connected to said another connector.

US Pat. No. 9,502,797

CONTACT

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A contact that is formed of a metal plate having a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, and
electrically connects a first board and a second board, the contact comprising:
a bottom part to be joined to the first board;
a first spring that is bent in a first bending direction to bend the first surface outward and the second surface inward,
the first spring extending from the bottom part;

a second spring including a bent portion bent in the second bending direction to bend the first surface inward and the second
surface outward, and configured to be displaced in a first direction toward the bottom part and in a second direction opposite
to the first direction by deformation of the first spring; and

a third spring extending from the second spring, and including
a first portion extending from the bent portion of the second spring and bent in the first bending direction;
a second portion extending from the first portion and bent in the second bending direction;
a third portion extending from the second portion and bent in the second bending direction; and
an end portion extending from the third portion, and bent in the second bending direction,
wherein, when the contact is pressed by the second board, the end portion comes into contact with the bottom part after the
second portion or the bent portion comes into contact with the bottom part.

US Pat. No. 9,470,861

OPTICAL MODULE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An optical module comprising:
a housing including an upper cover and a lower cover;
a first circuit board having a wiring pattern for transmitting an electric signal;
a second circuit board on which a photonic device is bonded, the photonic device converting the electric signal into light
or converting the light into the electric signal;

an optical waveguide that is provided on the first circuit board, and guides the light output from the photonic device or
the light to be incident on the photonic device; and

a first thermal conducting member having plasticity, wherein,
the optical waveguide, the second circuit board, and the first thermal conducting member are layered on the first circuit
board,

a first protrusion formed on the upper cover is adhered closely to a top surface of the first thermal conducting member, and
the first thermal conducting member is adhered closely to a top surface of the photonic device.

US Pat. No. 9,318,282

KEYBOARD

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A keyboard comprising:
a base member;
elastic members;
support parts connected to said base member;
sliders, respectively supported by said support parts, including first sliders configured to push said elastic members, respectively,
and second sliders configured to not push said elastic members;

keytops, each connected to at least one slider moving with the at least one slider connected thereto when pushed; and
an electrical connecting member, wherein
when one of the keytops is depressed, one of the sliders connected to the depressed keytop deforms one of the elastic members
and the deformed elastic member pushes the electrical connecting member to make an electrical connection,

said keytops including a first keytop attached to one of said first sliders and none of said second sliders, and a second
keytop attached to at least one of said first sliders and at least one of said second sliders, said first keytop with the
respectively connected sliders and said second keytop with the respectively connected sliders are exchangeably attached to
and detached from said base member.

US Pat. No. 9,097,862

CONNECTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A connector connectable to another connector comprising,
a main body that includes a projecting part;
first electrical signal contacts provided at a top surface of the projecting part, configured to be connected to corresponding
first electrical signal contacts of the other connector, that transfer electrical signals with the other connector;

second electrical signal contacts provided at a bottom surface of the projecting part, configured to be connected to corresponding
second electrical signal contacts, of the other connector that transfer electrical signals with the other connector;

an optical module provided within the connector and beneath the projecting part, that includes a circuit board, and an optical
element that performs a conversion between electrical signals and optical signals which is mounted on a mounting surface of
the circuit board, said mounting surface being vertical to a direction that said connector is connected to the other connector;
and

an optical waveguide member which has a clad part and core parts formed inside of said clad part, said optical waveguide member
being provided with a first end face which is arranged facing said optical module mounted on said mounting surface of said
circuit board and a second end face at an opposite side to said first end face facing an optical cable which is supported
by the other connector, so that said core parts propagate light between the optical cable and said optical element, the pitch
between said core parts at said first end face being narrower than the pitch between said core parts at said second end face.

US Pat. No. 9,076,609

TOUCH INPUT DEVICE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A touch input device comprising:
a film that extends along a portion bulging upward and a flat surface;
a first detection region at the bulging portion that detects coordinates in a first direction, and a second direction intersecting
with the first direction, in response to a touch to a surface of the film by an object;

a second detection region that detects, without detecting the coordinates, a touch to the surface of the film by the object,
wherein said second detection region is a region other than the first detection region;
a first lower conductive film in the first detection region;
a first upper conductive film in the first detection region and immediately above and apart from the first lower conductive
film;

a second lower conductive film in the second detection region and electrically isolated from the first lower conductive film;
a second upper conductive film in the second detection region and immediately above and apart from the second lower conductive
film and electrically isolated from the first upper conductive film.

US Pat. No. 9,727,194

TOUCH PANEL APPARATUS AND POSITION DETECTION METHOD USING THE TOUCH PANEL APPARATUS

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A touch panel apparatus comprising:
a first substrate in which a first conductive film is formed thereon;
a second substrate in which a second conductive film is formed thereon;
a first terminal, a second terminal, a third terminal, and a fourth terminal respectively provided on the second substrate;
and

a controller,
wherein the controller is configured to:
calculate a first potential difference between a potential of the first terminal and a first reference potential and a second
potential difference between a potential of the second terminal and a second reference potential, in a state where the first
terminal and the second terminal are connected to the power source potential and the third and fourth terminals are connected
to the ground potential,

calculate a third potential difference between a potential of the second terminal and a third reference potential and a fourth
potential difference between a potential of the third terminal and a fourth reference potential, in a state where the second
terminal and the third terminal are connected to the power source potential and the first and fourth terminals are connected
to the ground potential,

obtain a potential difference having a largest value among the first, second, third, and fourth potential differences, and
calculate a positional relationship between two contact points based on the potential difference having the largest value.

US Pat. No. 9,761,197

COMMUNICATION DEVICE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A communication device configured to connect to another communication device via a LAN cable including a single pair of
signal lines, comprising:
a Universal Serial Bus (USB) module configured to connect to a plurality of input devices external to the communication device,
and to input a USB signal from any one of the plurality of input devices;

a microcontroller configured to acquire an Extended Display Identification Data (EDID) signal from a monitor;
a switch connected to the microcontroller and configured to input to the microcontroller an instruction to output the EDID
signal to the another communication device; and

a selector connected to the microcontroller, the USB module, a first route to output the acquired EDID signal to the another
communication device, and a second route to output the inputted USB signal to the another communication device, and configured
to select any one of the first route and the second route, wherein

the microcontroller controls the selector so as to select the first route in accordance with the instruction from the switch,
and

the USB signal, the EDID signal, a request received from or transmitted to the another communication device, and an acknowledgment
to the request pass through the single pair of signal lines included in the LAN cable.

US Pat. No. 9,654,039

PULSE MOTOR DRIVING CIRCUIT AND METHOD OF DRIVING A PULSE MOTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

3. A pulse motor driving circuit for driving a pulse motor, the pulse motor driving circuit comprising:
a first switch that is connected with a positive terminal of a power source;
a second switch that is connected with a negative terminal of the power source;
a capacitor that is connected between a positive terminal of the power source and both of the first switch and the second
switch; and

a limit element provided at a position between one of the positive terminal or the negative terminal of the power source and
the capacitor, and that limits a current flowing from the power source to the capacitor;

wherein the first switch is turned on and the second switch is turned off in a current application start period while the
current starts to be applied to a pulse motor phase excitation part for exciting the pulse motor, and

wherein the first switch is turned off and the second switch is turned on in a period other than the current application start
period.

US Pat. No. 9,625,663

OPTICAL CONNECTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An optical connector, comprising:
a board including an element that performs conversion between an electric signal and light;
a first ferrule and a second ferrule that are butted against each other;
an optical waveguide that optically connects the first ferrule with the element; and
a guide that guides the optical waveguide disposed between the first ferrule and the element,
wherein the guide includes an upper part, a lower part, an inclined part connecting the upper part and the lower part, a first
bent part formed between the upper part and the inclined part, and a second bent part formed between the inclined part and
the lower part.

US Pat. No. 9,586,422

PRINTER ASSEMBLED FROM MAINFRAME AND MULTIPLE FUNCTION UNITS

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a mainframe, the mainframe including
a front face part that has an opening through which a recording medium is discharged from the mainframe to be subjected to
printing;

a guide unit connected to the mainframe on an upstream side of the front face part relative to a conveyance direction in which
the recording medium is conveyed through the opening, wherein the guide unit includes a concave fixing part provided on a
surface of the guide unit;

a printer mechanism unit configured to perform the printing on the recording medium discharged from the mainframe, and connected
to the mainframe on a downstream side of the front face part relative to the conveyance direction;

a rectangular plate-shaped printed board connected perpendicularly to the surface of the guide unit by being fit into the
concave fixing part of the guide unit, wherein the rectangular plate-shaped printed board includes a mounting surface having
an electronic component mounted thereon, the mounting surface being one of first and second surfaces of the rectangular plate-shaped
printed board that are opposite in a thickness direction of the rectangular plate-shaped printed board, wherein the mounting
surface faces a direction in which the recording medium is discharged from the mainframe, and faces a surface of the front
face part at which the opening is formed;

an arm unit having a first end connected to the mainframe; and
a shaft unit configured to hold a roll of the recording medium, and connected to a second end of the arm unit,
wherein the guide unit is configured to guide the recording medium so as to feed the recording medium to the printer mechanism
unit through the opening of the front face part of the mainframe.

US Pat. No. 9,427,984

PRINTER WITH CUTTER PROTECTION MECHANISM

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

2. A printer comprising:
a main body case in which a sheet roll is installed;
a sheet discharge port from which a printed sheet of paper is discharged;
an opening/closing cover that opens and closes with respect to the main body case;
a cutter that is attached to the opening/closing cover and configured to cut the printed sheet of paper from the sheet roll;
and

a cutter protection mechanism configured to move in correspondence with an opening movement or a closing movement of the opening/closing
cover;

wherein the cutter protection mechanism is configured to expose the cutter at the sheet discharge port when the opening/closing
cover is in a closed state and conceal the cutter when the opening/closing cover is in an open state,

wherein the cutter protection mechanism includes
a shutter that is movably attached to the opening/closing cover,
a rack gear that is fixed to an end part of the shutter,
a pinion gear configured to mesh with the rack gear and rotate relative to the rack gear,
an urging part configured to urge the cutter or the pinion gear in a direction causing the shutter to cover the cutter, and
a rib that is formed on an inner side surface of the main body case,
wherein the pinion gear includes a rod part projecting from a peripheral surface of the pinion gear, and
wherein the rib is configured to rotate the pinion gear by exerting pressure on the rod part during the closing movement of
the opening/closing cover and move the shutter to a position that exposes the cutter at the sheet discharge port.

US Pat. No. 9,229,558

METHOD OF MANUFACTURING TOUCH PANEL AND TOUCH PANEL

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A method of manufacturing a touch panel, comprising:
forming a print layer on a peripheral portion of a surface of a touch panel body portion;
coating resin on the surface of the touch panel body portion on which the print layer was formed and, after coating, curing
the resin to form a resin layer; and

adhering an optically clear adhesive sheet on a surface of a cover film and further adhering the surface of the cover film,
on which the optically clear adhesive sheet was adhered to, to the surface of the touch panel body portion on which the resin
layer was formed.

US Pat. No. 9,160,107

CONNECTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A connector, comprising:
a connecting terminal to be connected to another connecting terminal of another connector;
a fixed contact;
a movable contact that comes into contact with the fixed contact;
an operation part that moves according to an operation by an operator; and
a hook that moves in accordance with the movement of the operation part,
wherein the hook moves and enters an opening of the another connector when the operation part is moved in a direction to cause
the movable contact to contact with the fixed contact.

US Pat. No. 9,847,613

CONNECTOR AND CONTACT

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An electrical connector for connecting a signal line and ground lines formed on a surface of a printed circuit board to
a pin having a coaxial cable of a mating connector, the electrical connector comprising:
a housing to be attached to the printed circuit board;
a ground terminal including
a ground base that is disposed in the housing,
a first ground connection part that extends from the ground base toward a first end of the housing and is to be connected
to a ground line of the pin having the coaxial cable, and

a pair of second ground connection parts that extend from the ground base toward a second end of the housing and are configured
to elastically bend when the housing is attached to the printed circuit board and the pair of second ground connection parts
are connected to the ground lines of the printed circuit board; and

a signal terminal including
a signal base that is held in the housing and is surrounded by the ground base while being insulated from the ground base,
and

a first signal connection part that extends from the signal base toward the first end of the housing and is to be connected
to a signal line of the pin having the coaxial cable, and

a second signal connection part that is disposed between the pair of second ground connection parts, extends from the signal
base along the pair of second ground connection parts toward the second end of the housing, and is configured to bend when
the housing is attached to the printed circuit board and the second signal connection part is connected to the signal line
of the printed circuit board,

wherein the housing is attached to the printed circuit board along an edge of the printed circuit board such that the pair
of second ground connection parts and the second signal connection part extend outward from an edge of the housing along the
surface of the printed circuit board; and

wherein the second signal connection part and the pair of second ground connection parts form a coplanar line.

US Pat. No. 9,814,087

COMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND COMMUNICATION APPARATUS

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A communication apparatus for communicating with another communication apparatus at a destination directly or indirectly
via one or more other communication apparatuses through a communication route, comprising:
a storage unit configured to store a relay count indicative of a number of other communication apparatus serving as a relay
point in the communication route between the communication apparatus and the destination, and data indicative of a signal
strength in each communication link existing in the communication route, the communication link being defined between two
communication apparatuses;

a calculation unit configured to calculate a first time length by multiplying a first weighting time length by the relay count
stored in the storage unit, a second time length by multiplying a second weighting time length by a numerical value indicative
of the signal strength of each communication link, and a third time length by adding the first time length and the second
time length, the first weighting time length being longer than the second weighting time length; and

a transmission unit configured to transmit, upon passage of the third time length starting from a time of receipt of a search
signal from another communication apparatus, a response signal responding to the search signal.

US Pat. No. 9,770,923

DETECTOR APPARATUS FOR DETECTING NEAR END OF ROLL PAPER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a support unit configured to accommodate a roll of recording sheet;
a print head;
a feed unit configured to feed the recording sheet;
a mechanical switch disposed in the support unit to come in physical contact with an outer circumferential surface of the
roll accommodated in the support unit, to detect a change in an outer diameter or weight of the roll in response to the physical
contact;

a photo sensor disposed in the support unit to detect a change in a position of an inner circumferential surface of the roll
accommodated in the support unit by detecting whether or not a side face of the roll is present at a position detectable by
the photo sensor; and

a detector configured to detect a near end of the roll in response to both an output of the mechanical switch and an output
of the photo sensor.

US Pat. No. 9,772,736

TOUCH PANEL

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A touch panel, comprising:
an upper electrode substrate having a transparent conductive film formed thereon;
a lower electrode substrate having a transparent conductive film formed thereon;
two electrodes formed on the transparent conductive film of the upper electrode substrate;
two electrodes formed on the transparent conductive film of the lower electrode substrate;
an adhesive sheet bonding the upper electrode substrate and the lower electrode substrate to each other such that the transparent
conductive film of the upper electrode substrate and the transparent conductive film of the lower electrode substrate face
each other;

a transparent conductive film removed area formed on the upper electrode substrate by removing part of the transparent conductive
film of the upper electrode substrate, the transparent conductive film removed area enclosing the two electrodes on the transparent
conductive film of the upper electrode substrate; and

an outer rim electrode formed on the transparent conductive film of the upper electrode substrate in such a manner as to surround
the transparent conductive film removed area,

wherein the transparent conductive film removed area is an electrically insulating area where the transparent conductive film
on the upper electrode substrate is removed so as not to conduct electricity, and the electrically insulating area forms a
closed loop.

US Pat. No. 9,590,623

TOUCH PANEL AND METHOD OF DETECTING POSITION

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A touch panel, comprising:
a first substrate having first conductive films formed thereon, each of which has a strip shape with a length direction thereof
extending in a first direction and has an electrode at one end thereof in the first direction;

a second substrate having second conductive films formed thereon, each of which has a strip shape with a length direction
thereof extending in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction, and has electrodes at opposite ends thereof
in the second direction; and

a third substrate having a third conductive film of a planar shape formed thereon,
wherein the first substrate, the second substrate, and the third substrate are stacked one over another in the order named,
wherein only every other one of the second conductive films are driven when performing position detection by use of the first
conductive film and the second conductive film, and wherein all of the second conductive films are driven when performing
position detection by use of the second conductive film and the third conductive film.

US Pat. No. 9,478,379

POLARIZED ELECTROMAGNETIC RELAY

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An electromagnetic relay, comprising:
an electromagnet that includes a coil wrapped around a shaft disposed along a center axis of the coil and having first and
second axial ends;

a first contact that includes first contact members respectively supporting a first fixed contact and a first movable contact
that contacts with and is separated from the first fixed contact;

a second contact that includes second contact members, separately formed from the first contact members, respectively supporting
a second fixed contact and a second movable contact that contacts with and is separated from the second fixed contact;

a transmission member that is movable in a direction along the center axis of the coil, and simultaneously actuates the first
movable contact and the second movable contact so as to alternatively open and close the first contact and the second contact;
and

a first magnetic pole piece attached to the transmission member, and is actuated in response to excitation of the electromagnet;
a second magnetic pole piece attached to the transmission member to align with the first magnetic pole piece in the direction
along the center axis, and actuated together with the first magnetic pole piece; and

a permanent magnet attached between the first and second magnetic pole pieces, having a magnetization direction of the permanent
magnet parallel to the center axis;

wherein the transmission member moves in response to the actuation of the first and second magnetic pole pieces;
wherein the electromagnet further includes
a head portion, located between the coil and the first and second contacts and positioned between the first and second magnetic
pole pieces, radially extending outward from the first axial end of the shaft to outside the coil; and

a yoke connected at a first end to the second axial end of the shaft and extending outside the coil toward the head portion
at a second end; and

wherein one of the first and second magnetic pole pieces is located between the head portion and the second end of the yoke.

US Pat. No. 9,106,005

SURFACE MOUNT DEVICE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A surface mount device to be mounted on a base member, comprising:
a plurality of leads each including
a body portion extending in a first direction, and
a foot bent from a first end of the body portion to be positioned at an end of the lead and provided with a flat surface that
faces toward the base member,

the lead being formed by
a conductive portion formed at a center,
a surface layer formed at a surface, and
a base layer formed between the conductive portion and the surface layer and composed of a material whose wettability is lower
than that of the surface layer;

a plurality of protruding portions each formed at the flat surface of the foot of each of the leads by an inclined surface
inclined with respect to the respective flat surface; and

a plurality of solder portions each formed at the foot of each of the leads to protrude toward the direction of the base member
to have a summit portion,

wherein each of the protruding portions protrudes from the respective flat surface toward the direction of the base member
and defines the position of the solder portion so that the solder portion is formed on the protruding portion before mounting
the surface mount device on the base member, and

wherein each of the leads is provided with a narrow portion at the body portion where the width or the depth of the conductive
portion is narrower or thinner than a first end portion at the first end of the body portion for preventing a diffusion of
a solder along the body portion of the lead.

US Pat. No. 9,824,835

KEY SWITCH HAVING JOINTED LINKS

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A key-switch, comprising:
a keycap configured to be pressed down;
a base member; and
a link mechanism disposed between the keycap and the base member and configured to support the keycap such that the keycap
is movable up and down relative to the base member,

wherein the link mechanism includes four links arranged in a rectangular shape, and each of the links includes a sliding part
configured to slide on the base member, a mounting part attached to the keycap, and joints connecting adjacent links among
the four links together.

US Pat. No. 9,711,880

CONNECTOR WITH FLOATING HOUSING

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A connector comprising:
a plurality of contacts each including
a contacting portion, provided at one end, that contacts a counterpart connector,
a lead portion, provided at another end, that contacts a substrate, and
a spring portion, provided between the contacting portion and the lead portion, that elastically deforms;
a floating housing, fixed to the contacting portions of the plurality of contacts that are aligned in two columns of contacts,
that fits with the counterpart connector;

a first fixed housing, provided between the two columns of contacts, that is fixed to the substrate, and
a second fixed housing, fixed to the first fixed housing, that sandwiches a portion adjacent to the lead portion of each of
the plurality of contacts with the first fixed housing.

US Pat. No. 9,690,059

OPTICAL MODULE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

5. An optical module, comprising:
a first ferrule;
a second ferrule;
a clip for holding the first ferrule and the second ferrule together;
a board including a light-emitting element and a light-receiving element;
an optical waveguide connecting the board to the first ferrule;
an outer case forming a housing of the optical module; and
an inner case disposed in the outer case and to which the clip is attached, a pressing surface being formed at an end of the
inner case,

wherein the board is in contact with the outer case and an end of the board is in contact with the pressing surface such that
the board is clamped between the outer case and the pressing surface.

US Pat. No. 9,634,443

CONNECTOR AND CONTACT

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An electrical connector for connecting a signal line and ground lines formed on a surface of a board with a coaxial cable,
the connector comprising:
a housing to be attached to the board; and
a contact that includes
a ground terminal including
a ground base that is disposed in the housing,
a first ground connection part that extends from the ground base toward a first end of the housing and is to be connected
to a ground line of the coaxial cable, and

a pair of second ground connection parts that extend from the ground base and being extended outwardly from a second end of
the housing and are configured to elastically bend when the housing is attached to the board and the second ground connection
parts are connected to the ground lines on the surface of the board: and

a signal terminal including
a signal base that is held in the housing and is surrounded by the ground base while being insulated from the ground base,
a first signal connection part that extends from the signal base toward the first end of the housing and is to be connected
to a signal line of the coaxial cable, and

a second signal connection part that is disposed between the second ground connection parts, extends from the signal base
along the second ground connection parts and being extended outwardly from the second end of the housing, and is configured
to bend when the housing is attached to the board and the second signal connection part is connected to the signal line on
the surface of the board,

wherein the housing is configured to be attached to the board such that the contact extends in a direction that is perpendicular
to the surface of the board.

US Pat. No. 9,612,701

TOUCH PANEL

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A touch panel, comprising:
an upper electrode substrate having an upper conductive film formed thereon;
a lower electrode substrate having a lower conductive film formed thereon, the upper conductive film and the lower conductive
film being arranged to face each other;

a spacer disposed between the upper conductive film and the lower conductive film along four sides of the upper electrode
substrate and the lower electrode substrate; and

a conductive part disposed on the lower conductive film, the conductive part projecting toward the upper conductive film,
a projecting end of the conductive part facing the upper conductive film with a gap therebetween,

wherein upon application of pressure, the conductive part comes in electrical contact with the upper conductive film,
wherein the conductive part includes an insulating part formed on the lower conductive film and a metal layer covering the
insulating part, and

wherein the spacer includes an insulating portion and a conducting portion, the conducting portion being disposed on the lower
conductive film and being covered by the insulation portion so as to be insulated from the upper conductive film, the conducting
portion of the spacer being separate and spaced apart from the conductive part, and both the conducting portion of the spacer
and the conductive part having the frame shape being directly attached on a same continuous area of the lower conductive film.

US Pat. No. 9,610,786

PRINTER AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a printing part that performs printing on recording paper;
a cutter that cuts the recording paper;
a first roller provided on a side to which the recording paper is discharged from the cutter;
a second roller that is in contact with the first roller and is rotated by a rotation of the first roller;
a recording paper guide provided on the second roller;
a third roller that is in contact with the first roller and is rotated by the rotation of the first roller; and
a connecting arm that connects a center of the first roller and a center of the second roller,
wherein the second roller is configured to move on an outer periphery of the first roller with the rotation of the first roller
until the recording paper guide contacts the third roller, when the recording paper is discharged between the first roller
and the third roller.

US Pat. No. 9,599,773

OPTICAL WAVEGUIDE MODULE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An optical waveguide module, comprising:
an optical waveguide sheet including a plurality of cores serving as optical waveguides;
a light-emitting device positioned over a surface of the optical waveguide sheet; and
a light-receiving device positioned over the surface of the optical waveguide sheet,
wherein
at least one of the plurality of cores includes
a first inclined surface forming a first mirror configured to reflect light entering the corresponding core from a first end
thereof to the light-receiving device or to reflect light emitted from the light-emitting device toward the first end of the
corresponding core;

a second inclined surface forming a second mirror configured to reflect light entering the corresponding core from a second
end thereof opposite to the first end toward the surface of the optical waveguide sheet; and

a slit provided between the second mirror and the second end of the corresponding core, wherein the corresponding core is
discontinuous across the slit.

US Pat. No. 9,466,926

SWITCH DEVICE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A switch device comprising:
a first contacting portion including
a first fixed contact,
a first break contact, and
a first movable contact interposed between the first fixed contact and the first break contact such that one surface of the
first movable contact faces the first fixed contact and another surface of the first movable contact faces the first break
contact in a first direction,

the first movable contact being configured to move between the first fixed contact and the first break contact along the first
direction to selectively contact one of the first fixed contact and the first break contact;

a second contacting portion including
a second fixed contact,
a second break contact, and
a second movable contact interposed between the second fixed contact and the second break contact such that one surface of
the second movable contact faces the second fixed contact and another surface of the second movable contact faces the second
break contact in the first direction,

the second movable contact being configured to move between the second fixed contact and the second break contact along the
first direction to selectively contact one of the second fixed contact and the second break contact; and

a mechanical switch that mechanically moves the first movable contact and the second movable contact toward the first fixed
contact and the second fixed contact, and toward the first break contact and the second break contact, respectively,

the mechanical switch including a sliding portion that slides along a second direction that is different from and intersects
the first direction and moves the first movable contact and the second movable contact toward the first fixed contact and
the second fixed contact, or toward the first break contact and the second break contact, respectively, in connection with
a sliding movement of the sliding portion.

US Pat. No. 9,217,760

CURRENT SENSOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A current sensor comprising:
a lower housing;
a lower magnetic core that is housed in the lower housing, and includes a first gap on which a first hall element for detection
of a magnetic field is arrangeable;

a central housing that detachably engages with the lower housing, and houses the lower magnetic core along with the lower
housing;

an upper magnetic core that is arranged on the central housing, and forms a ring structure with the lower magnetic core for
surrounding a conductor; and

an upper housing that detachably engages with the central housing via an engagement portion, and houses the upper magnetic
core along with the central housing,

wherein the engagement portion is on the upper housing and the central housing.

US Pat. No. 9,741,507

KEY SWITCH DEVICE AND KEYBOARD

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A key switch device comprising:
an operation member to be depressed;
a switch disposed below the operation member;
a reaction force generating member that is provided between the operation member and the switch, has elasticity, performs
elastic buckling deformation by depression of the operation member when the operation member is depressed, and has a first
load displacement characteristic in which a depression load of the operation member increases until the reaction force generating
member performs the elastic buckling deformation and the depression load of the operation member decreases after the reaction
force generating member performs the elastic buckling deformation, according to depression of the operation member; and

a depression member that is provided between the operation member and the switch, depresses the switch, and has a second load
displacement characteristic in which the depression load of the operation member increases linearly after the depression member
comes into contact with the switch,

wherein a combined load of the first load displacement characteristic and the second load displacement characteristic increases
until the reaction force generating member performs the elastic buckling deformation, and subsequently decreases with an increase
in the amount of the depression of the operation member.

US Pat. No. 9,590,295

ANTENNA APPARATUS

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An antenna apparatus, comprising:
an antenna element connected to a power feed point;
a parasitic element disposed to overlap the antenna element as viewed from above and configured to be coupled to the antenna
element; and

a switch connected to the parasitic element to electrically connect the parasitic element to a given potential point at a
time of wireless communication, and to electrically connect the parasitic element to a test-purpose terminal at a time of
a test while the antenna element is not connected to the test-purpose terminal through a wired connection, the test-purpose
terminal being for connection to a measurement apparatus.

US Pat. No. 9,553,386

CONTACT

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A contact monolithically formed of a single metal plate, comprising:
a tubular part;
a first end part configured to move relative to the tubular part at a first end thereof;
a second end part including a terminal and a flexible portion, the flexible portion extending from a second end of the tubular
part, and the terminal extending from the flexible portion in a direction away from the tubular part; and

a spring, accommodated in the tubular part, that urges the first end part in a direction away from the second end part,
wherein the flexible portion is configured to deform and thereby move the terminal on a surface of an object when the terminal
is pressed against the object.

US Pat. No. 9,501,198

TOUCH PANEL

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A touch panel, comprising:
a first resistance film;
a second resistance film that is spaced apart from the first resistance film, and is opposite to the first resistance film;
a first electrode and a second electrode that are provided on the first resistance film, and are opposite to each other in
a first direction;

a third electrode and a fourth electrode that are provided on the second resistance film, and are opposite to each other in
a second direction that intersects with the first direction;

an application unit that controls on/off of switches connected between a power supply and the first to the fourth electrodes
and between a ground and the first to the fourth electrodes to apply voltages to the first to the fourth electrodes, respectively;
and

a coordinate detection unit that, when the first resistance film comes in contact with the second resistance film at two points,
detects coordinates of the two points based on a voltage applied between the first electrode and the second electrode, a voltage
applied between the third electrode and the fourth electrode, and a voltage caused by contact resistances between the first
resistance film and the second resistance film,

wherein the coordinate detection unit detects a distance between the two points in a first direction based on a voltage acquired
by subtracting a voltage between the first electrode and the second electrode when the first resistance film comes in contact
with the second resistance film at two points, and the voltage caused by the contact resistances, from a voltage between the
first electrode and the second electrode when the first resistance film does not come in contact with the second resistance
film, and detects a distance between the two points in a second direction based on a voltage acquired by subtracting a voltage
between the third electrode and the fourth electrode when the first resistance film comes in contact with the second resistance
film at two points, and the voltage caused by the contact resistances, from a voltage between the third electrode and the
fourth electrode when the first resistance film does not come in contact with the second resistance film.

US Pat. No. 10,031,633

TOUCH PANEL DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING TOUCH PANEL DEVICE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A touch panel device comprising:a first resistance film and a second resistance film each of which includes an electrode;
a switch connected to the electrode;
a controller that controls operation of the switch; and
a detector that, when a voltage is applied to a resistance film of a voltage applied side among the first resistance film and the second resistance film, detects presence or absence of touch and a position of the touch based on a voltage detected from the electrode on a resistance film of a voltage detection side among the first resistance film and the second resistance film;
wherein before detection operation by the detector, the controller controls the operation of the switch connected to the electrode on the resistance film of the voltage detection side so that the electrode on the resistance film of the voltage detection side is grounded concurrent with the voltage being applied to the resistance film of the voltage applied side.

US Pat. No. 9,793,079

ELECTROMAGNETIC RELAY

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An electromagnetic relay comprising:
a fixed contact;
a movable contact corresponding to the fixed contact;
a movable element that retains the movable contact and moves in a contacting direction and a separating direction relative
to the fixed contact;

an axial core including a first terminal end, a second terminal end opposite to the first terminal end, and a first portion
to which the movable element is coupled, the first portion being positioned between the first terminal end and the second
terminal end;

a movable core coupled to the first terminal end of the axial core to move in the contacting direction and the separating
direction relative to a movement of the axial core;

a driving part that drives the movable core in the contacting direction;
an urging part that exerts force to the axial core in the separating direction; and
a constraining part that constrains the relative movement of the axial core in the separating direction,
wherein the urging part is coupled to a second portion of the axial core, the second portion being positioned between the
first portion and the second terminal end of the axial core.

US Pat. No. 9,784,932

OPTICAL MEMBER AND OPTICAL MODULE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An optical member, comprising:
a base;
a lens formed on a surface of the base; and
protrusions formed on the surface of the base,
wherein a distance between two adjacent protrusions is set equal to or smaller than a threshold in which a space between the
adjacent protrusions is filled up with an adhesive by capillary action, and

a distance between the lens and any of the protrusions adjacent to the lens is set greater than the threshold.

US Pat. No. 9,787,036

CONNECTOR INCLUDING A SWITCH AND A LOCKING MECHANISM FOR LOCKING A BUTTON FOR CLOSING THE SWITCH

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A connector connectable to another connector, comprising:
a switch, the switch including
a fixed contact;
a movable contact provided at an end of a movable plate; and
a card configured to move the movable plate;
a button configured to move the card;
a spring connected to the button, the spring including a locking part configured to engage with an engaging part formed in
a housing of the connector; and

a connection terminal connected to the switch,
wherein the connection terminal is configured to connect to a connection terminal of said another connector when said another
connector is inserted into the connector to a first position,

the button is configured to be pressed by said another connector to move the card to close the switch to allow electric power
to be supplied from the connector to said another connector, when said another connector is further inserted into the connector
to a second position beyond the first position,

the spring is configured to have the locking part entering and engaging with the engaging part when said another connector
is inserted into the connector to the second position, and

the spring is configured to have the locking part disengaging from the engaging part to open the switch with the connection
terminal of the connector contacting the connection terminal of said another connector, to interrupt a supply of the electric
power from the connector to said another connector, when said another connector is pulled off of the connector.

US Pat. No. 9,778,809

COORDINATE DETECTION APPARATUS

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A coordinate detection apparatus comprising:
a resistance-film formed on a substrate;
a plurality of resistance-film removal areas provided along outer sides of the substrate, each of the plurality of resistance-film
removal areas is formed by removing a portion of the resistance-film;

a plurality of potential supply parts of the resistance film provided between two resistance-film removal areas from among
the plurality of resistance-film removal areas; and

a plurality of common electrodes respectively arranged along the outer sides of the substrate, each of the plurality of common
electrodes being formed over the plurality of resistance-film removal areas, the plurality of common electrodes being configured
to contact the plurality of potential supply parts so as to apply a voltage to the resistance-film through the plurality of
potential supply parts,

wherein the resistance-film removal areas are configured and arranged so that a uniform potential distribution is generated
in the resistance-film when the voltage is applied to the resistance film, and

wherein each of the plurality of potential supply parts is formed so that a contact area between the common electrode and
the resistance-film per unit length is gradually reduced from a middle portion of each of the outer sides of the substrate
toward each end of the outer sides.

US Pat. No. 9,727,126

METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING TOUCH PANEL

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A method for manufacturing a touch panel, the method comprising:
applying a UV (ultraviolet) curing resin on a first surface of a decorative film that has a decorative layer at an outer peripheral
area;

forming a peripheral curing area by curing the resin that is located above the decorative layer;
placing a touch panel body on the UV curing resin that has the peripheral curing area; and
forming an inner curing area by curing an uncured part of the UV curing resin by radiating the UV light thereto, and adhering
the decorative film and the touch panel body to each other, wherein a boundary between the peripheral curing area and the
inner curing area is positioned outside a radially inner-most edge of the decorative layer toward a radially outer-most edge
of the decorative film.

US Pat. No. 9,643,428

THERMAL PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A thermal printer, comprising:
heating elements each of which generates heat according to an amount of energy applied thereto;
an energy applier that applies energy to each of the heating elements;
a memory that stores a gradation table where energy values are set for gradation levels based on a relationship between reflectances
of a printed image and amounts of energy applied to the heating elements; and

a controller that transfers control data corresponding to gradation levels of image data to the energy applier based on the
gradation table to control the amounts of energy to be applied by the energy applier to each of the heating elements.

US Pat. No. 9,569,021

TOUCH PANEL AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A touch panel comprising:
a panel body including
a first electrode plate provided with a first conductive layer,
a second electrode plate provided with a second conductive layer that faces the first conductive layer with a gap defined
therebetween,

an intermediate layer interposed between the first electrode plate and the second electrode plate along outer peripheries
of the first and second electrode plates, the intermediate layer including a rectangular frame-shaped first portion provided
along an outer periphery of the panel body and a second portion provided inside the first portion; and

a gas passage configured to allow a gas existing in the panel body to circulate in the panel body, the gas passage including
a cavity provided as a space between the first portion and the second portion and at least two openings provided at respective
opposite ends of the cavity, the openings configured to communicate the cavity to the gap.

US Pat. No. 9,859,078

ELECTROMAGNETIC RELAY

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An electromagnetic relay, comprising:
a fixed contact having a fixed contact plate and a fixed contact point mounted to the fixed contact plate;
a movable contact having a movable contact plate and a movable contact point mounted to the movable contact plate; and
an electromagnet device configured to move the movable contact so as to bring the movable contact point in contact with the
fixed contact point,

wherein a contact plate that is at least one of the fixed contact plate and the movable contact plate is a single, continuous
metal piece that has a first portion having a first thickness and a second portion having a second thickness thinner than
the first thickness, the second portion serving as a contact area and having a penetrating hole formed therethrough,

and the contact point of the contact plate has a head and a shaft, and
wherein while the shaft is placed in the penetrating hole such that the head is mounted on a first surface of the contact
area, an end of the shaft is deformed with a force at a second surface opposite the first surface to mount the contact point
to the contact plate.

US Pat. No. 9,784,764

PROBE AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING PROBE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A method of manufacturing a probe to be connected to an electrode terminal of an electric circuit or an electric component,
the method comprising:
forming a metallic plate having a predetermined shape;
folding the metallic plate, and
bending the first spring portion, the second spring portion, and the chassis portion, the first spring portion and the second
spring portion being bent so that the first spring portion exists inside the second spring portion, and the second spring
portion and the chassis portion being bent so that the second spring portion exists inside the chassis portion,

wherein the metallic plate has a first contact terminal portion, a second spring portion, a first connecting portion, a first
spring portion, a second connecting portion, a chassis portion, and a second contact terminal portion in this order from one
end to another end,

wherein, the first connecting portion and the second connecting portion are folded.

US Pat. No. 9,195,359

PROVIDING RESISTANCE PORTIONS ALONG TOUCH PANEL ELECTRODES, FOR ADJUSTING ELECTRIC POTENTIAL DISTRIBUTION

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A touch panel comprising:
a first electrode substrate including a first substrate and a first conductive layer formed on the first substrate;
a second electrode substrate including a second substrate and a second conductive layer formed on the second substrate to
face the first conductive layer;

a first electrode and a second electrode provided to be parallel to each other directly on the first conductive layer for
causing an electric potential distribution;

a third electrode and a fourth electrode provided to be parallel to each other directly on the first conductive layer for
causing an electric potential distribution,

the first electrode and the second electrode being connected by the third electrode and the fourth electrode such that the
first electrode, the third electrode, the second electrode and the fourth electrode form a continuous rectangular ring shape
surrounding a touching area of the touch panel; and

a first resistance portion and a second resistance portion provided directly on the first conductive layer along the first
electrode and the second electrode, respectively,

the first resistance portion including a plurality of resistance elements provided from one edge to another edge of the first
electrode,

the first resistance portion being electrically connected to the first electrode with no connection between each of the resistance
elements of the first resistance portion and the first electrode other than the first conductive layer,

the second resistance portion including a plurality of resistance elements provided from one edge to another edge of the second
electrode,

the second resistance portion being electrically connected to the second electrode with no connection between each of the
resistance elements of the second resistance portion and the second electrode other than the first conductive layer,

a material composing the first resistance portion and the second resistance portion having a lower resistance value than a
material composing the first conductive layer, and

the first resistance portion and the second resistance portion being configured such that resistance values of the first resistance
portion and the second resistance portion become lower at the center than at the outer sides in the longitudinal direction
of the first electrode and the second electrode, respectively,

wherein the material composing the first resistance portion and the second resistance portion has a lower resistance value
than a material composing the first electrode and the second electrode.

US Pat. No. 9,782,984

PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a platen roller;
a first pulley connected to a shaft of the platen roller;
a motor;
a second pulley connected to a shaft of the motor; and
a belt wrapped around the first pulley and the second pulley,
wherein at least one of the first pulley and the second pulley is configured to have a variable diameter, and
wherein the at least one of the first pulley and the second pulley includes
a frame;
extension parts provided on the frame; and
a push-button switch connected to the extension parts, and configured to be pressed to move the extension parts radially outward
with respect to a center of the frame from a first position where the extension parts are in contact with a periphery of the
frame to a second position where the extension parts are out of contact with the periphery of the frame.

US Pat. No. 9,739,953

OPTICAL CONNECTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An optical connector, comprising:
a ferrule;
an optical waveguide attached to the ferrule; and
a boot attached to the ferrule to protect the optical waveguide, the boot being a single seamlessly continuous piece,
wherein the boot includes a cover part that covers the ferrule, and
wherein in a cross-section of the optical connector taken perpendicularly to a longitudinal direction of the optical waveguide
and taken where the ferrule and the boot overlap each other, a first part of the boot is situated over the optical waveguide,
a first part of the ferrule being situated over the first part of the boot, with a second part of the boot being situated
over the first part of the ferrule, and, also, a third part of the boot is situated under the optical waveguide, a second
part of the ferrule being situated under the third part of the boot, with a fourth part of the boot being situated under the
second part of the ferrule, the second part of the boot and the fourth part of the boot being at least a portion of the cover
part.

US Pat. No. 9,774,145

CONNECTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A connector comprising:
a given-polarity jack terminal of a given-polarity coupled to a given-polarity terminal of a power supply;
a first other-polarity jack terminal of an other-polarity opposite the given-polarity coupled to an other-polarity terminal
of the power supply through a resistor and a capacitor; and

a second other-polarity jack terminal coupled to the other-polarity terminal of the power supply; wherein
the first other-polarity jack terminal and the second other-polarity jack terminal are respectively in contact with an other-polarity
plug terminal of a mating connector,

the first other-polarity jack terminal and the second other-polarity jack terminal are disposed on a line extended in a length
direction of the other-polarity plug terminal of the mating connector,

the first other-polarity jack terminal is disposed at a position closer to the mating connector than a position of the second
other-polarity jack terminal in a state where the connector and the mating connector are engaged with each other, and

upon the connector being separated from the mating connector from the state where the first other-polarity jack terminal and
the second other-polarity jack terminal are in contact with the other-polarity plug terminal,

the first other-polarity jack terminal is separated from the other-polarity plug terminal after the second other-polarity
jack terminal is separated from the other-polarity plug terminal, and

the given-polarity jack terminal is separated from a given-polarity plug terminal included in the mating connector after the
first other-polarity jack terminal is separated from the other-polarity plug terminal.

US Pat. No. 9,742,090

CONTACT

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A contact comprising:
a first terminal including a plurality of arms;
a second terminal;
a spring connecting the arms to the second terminal; and
a casing covering the spring,
wherein the arms outwardly protrude from one end of the casing,
wherein an interval between the arms increases from a side of the casing to front edges of the arms,
wherein when the arms are pushed toward the casing the arms are retracted into the casing and contact an inner side of the
casing so that the interval between the arms decreases.

US Pat. No. 9,753,600

TOUCH PANEL

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A touch panel comprising:
an upper electrode substrate including an upper conductive layer;
a lower electrode substrate including a lower conductive layer;
a first electrode and a second electrode respectively provided at first and second ends of the upper conductive layer in a
first direction for causing an electric potential distribution in the first direction;

a third electrode and a fourth electrode respectively provided at third and fourth ends of the lower conductive layer in a
second direction perpendicular to the first direction for causing an electric potential distribution in the second direction;

a fifth electrode provided at the first end of the upper conductive layer; and
a first resistor portion formed at the upper electrode substrate at the first end of the upper conductive layer,
wherein the first resistor portion is made of a material same as that of the upper conductive layer,
wherein the first resistor portion electrically connects the first electrode and the fifth electrode,
wherein the first resistor portion is formed to be separated into plural resistor blocks which are connected in series, and
wherein the plural resistor blocks of the first resistor portion are aligned along the first electrode in the second direction.

US Pat. No. 9,710,115

PANEL-TYPE INPUT DEVICE WITH CONDUCTIVE COAT FORMED FROM CONDUCTING POLYMER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A panel-type input device comprising:
a pair of electrode plates, each electrode plate having
a substrate, and
a conductive coat provided on a surface of said substrate, said conductive coat being formed from a conducting polymer and
having a plurality of detecting areas configured to detect a touch input and an inoperative area disposed adjacent to said
plurality of detecting areas and configured not to detect the touch input, said inoperative area having a first surface resistivity
higher than a second surface resistivity of said plurality of detecting areas and insulating said plurality of detecting areas
from each other,

wherein said pair of electrode plates are assembled with each other in a relative arrangement such that conductive coats of
said electrode plates are facing and spaced from each other while permitting a conductive contact between opposing detecting
areas facing each other, the touch input being detected due to the conductive contact between the opposing detecting areas,
and

wherein said plurality of detecting areas provided on a first one of the electrode plates extend parallel to each other in
a first linear direction, and said plurality of detecting areas provided on a second one of the electrode plates extend parallel
to each other in a second linear direction intersecting the first linear direction.

US Pat. No. 9,645,319

OPTICAL CONNECTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An optical connector connectable to another optical connector, the optical connector comprising:
an optical waveguide that includes a core;
an attachment part to which the optical waveguide is attached;
a cover that includes a through hole into which the attachment part is inserted;
a lens part in which a positioning hole is formed; and
a positioning pin that is provided on the attachment part and inserted through the positioning hole,
wherein the lens part and the attachment part are joined with the positioning pin being inserted through the positioning hole,
and

the lens part and the attachment part are positioned relative to each other by the positioning pin inserted through the positioning
hole.

US Pat. No. 9,569,056

TOUCH PANEL

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A touch panel comprising:
an upper transparent substrate having an upper transparent electrode film;
a lower transparent substrate having a lower transparent electrode film;
a first electric wiring formed on the upper transparent electrode film;
a second electric wiring formed on the lower transparent electrode film;
an insulator formed between the first electric wiring and the second electric wiring, the insulator being made of a material
with a light shielding effect; and

a decoration layer with a light shielding effect formed on the upper transparent substrate so as to cover the first electric
wiring, the second electric wiring and the insulator.

US Pat. No. 9,782,991

PRINTER

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A printer, comprising:
a printer body;
a lid attached to the printer body to be opened and closed;
a lock configured to lock a platen roller attached to one of the printer body and the lid;
a lock lever configured to unlock the locked platen roller; and
an open lever slidably provided on the lid, the open lever including a projection,
wherein a surface of the lock lever that contacts the projection is sloped in a direction in which the lid is configured to
be opened, and

the open lever is configured to slide to press the sloped surface of the lock lever with the projection to open the lid.

US Pat. No. 9,780,141

OPTICAL RECEIVER MODULE AND METHOD OF MAKING OPTICAL RECEIVER MODULE

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. An optical receiver module, comprising:
a substrate;
a plurality of photodetectors mounted on a first surface of the substrate;
a plurality of amplifiers mounted on the first surface of the substrate;
a plurality of anode wiring patterns formed on the first surface of the substrate and configured to connect between anode
terminals of the photodetectors and respective ones of the amplifiers;

a plurality of cathode wiring patterns formed on the first surface of the substrate and configured to connect between cathode
terminals of the photodetectors and the respective ones of the amplifiers;

a second electrode formed on a second surface of the substrate to cover areas directly opposite, across the substrate, an
area of the first surface where the plurality of cathode wiring patterns are formed; and

a plurality of first vias formed through the substrate in a vicinity of connection points between the cathode wiring patterns
and the amplifiers and configured to connect between the cathode wiring patterns and the second electrode.

US Pat. No. 9,733,780

TOUCH PANEL

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A touch panel, comprising:
a first substrate having a first conductive film formed on a surface thereof;
a second substrate disposed to face the first substrate on a same side thereof as the first conductive film, the second substrate
having a second conductive film formed on a surface thereof facing toward the first substrate;

a decorative layer formed on the first conductive film on a surface thereof facing toward the second substrate, the decorative
layer being formed along a perimeter of the first substrate;

a first wire formed on the decorative layer on a surface thereof facing toward the second substrate;
a first insulating layer laminated to the first wire;
a second wire formed on the second conductive film on a surface thereof facing toward the first substrate; and
a second insulating layer laminated to the second wire.

US Pat. No. 9,705,219

CONNECTOR IN WHICH CONTACT IS INSERTED INTO HOLE OF HOUSING TO SEPARATE HOLE INTO MULTIPLE SPACES, AND CONNECTOR UNIT INCLUDING CONNECTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A connector unit, comprising:
a first connector; and
a second connector connectable to the first connector,
wherein
the first connector includes
a signal plug contact; and
a first pair of a first power supply jack contact and a second power supply jack contact, each of the first and second power
supply jack contacts having elasticity, the first power supply jack contact and the second power supply jack contact being
provided in a housing of the first connector so as to exert respective restoring forces in directions to move away from each
other, the first power supply jack contact and the second power supply jack contact being arranged in a transverse direction
of the housing, wherein the first power supply jack contact is configured to exert the restoring force in the direction to
move away from the second power supply jack contact, and the second power supply jack contact is configured to exert the restoring
force in the direction to move away from the first power supply jack contact to move toward the signal plug contact, and

the second connector includes
a signal jack contact that comes into contact with the signal plug contact when the second connector is connected to the first
connector; and

a first power supply plug contact that comes into contact with the first power supply jack contact, and a second power supply
plug contact that comes into contact with the second power supply jack contact.

US Pat. No. 9,140,722

CONTACT AND CONNECTOR

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A contact for electrically connecting two electric components positioned to face with each other in a first direction,
the contact comprising:
a first end portion which contacts an object to be contacted;
a second end portion for passing a signal from the first end portion, the second end portion being positioned at an opposing
end from the first end portion in the first direction;

an elastic portion provided between the first end portion and the second end portion to connect the first end portion with
the second end portion while pushing the first end portion and the second end portion in an opposing direction along the first
direction,

the elastic portion having a meandering shape from the first end portion to the second end portion,
the elastic portion having a curved/bent structure that is curved/bent around a center line of the contact extending along
the first direction to provide an open portion between front edges of the curved/bent structure when seen in the first direction
such that a width of the open portion is different from the maximum inner width of the curved/bent structure when seen in
the first direction; and

a housing portion which surrounds the elastic portion,
wherein the first end portion, the second end portion, the elastic portion and the housing are formed by bending a single
conductive plate.

US Pat. No. 9,837,223

TOUCH PANEL

FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED...

1. A touch panel, comprising:
a body having a first surface and containing a recess formed in a peripheral edge of the first surface;
a metal wiring connected to and extending from the body;
a first layer having a first surface;
decoration formed on a periphery of the first surface of the first layer;
a second layer which is adhesive and has a first surface that adheres to the first surface of the body, and a second surface
that adheres to the first surface of the first layer, and a recess formed in a peripheral edge of the first surface of the
second layer;

wherein the second layer has the same outer dimensions as the first layer; and
a third layer which is non-adhesive and is formed between a portion of a periphery of the first surface of the second layer
and the first surface of the body, and contacts the metal wiring without adhering to the metal wiring.