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Mamoru Miyako: Switch. Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai Rika Denki Seisakusho, Mark D Simpson, Synnestvedt & Lechner, September 13, 2005: US06943311 (122 worldwide citation)

A switch that dampens noise that is produced when the switch is operated. The switch includes a wiring board. A resiliently deformable rubber contact is arranged on the wiring board. The rubber contact includes a contact portion for electrically contacting the wiring board when the rubber contact is ...


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Mamoru Miyako: Elastic sheet structure having an improved electrical continuity function, and printed circuit board structure. Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai Rika Denki Seisakusho, Nixon Peabody, November 2, 2004: US06812424 (34 worldwide citation)

In an elastic sheet member of the present invention, a silicon rubber sheet is supported by a fixed member. A wire group functioning as contacts is disposed at either one of the silicon rubber sheet or the fixed member. In other words, electrical continuity paths, which were conventionally provided ...


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Mamoru Miyako, Kazuki Yamaguchi, Takayuki Washino, Shinichi Umemura: Switch apparatus for use in vehicles. Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai Rika Denki Seisakusho, Synnestvedt & Lechner, May 15, 2007: US07217894 (7 worldwide citation)

A vehicle switch apparatus for increasing space for other switches and ensuring operation of a switch when the switch must be felt for in order to be operated. The vehicle switch apparatus includes a paddle that has a front surface facing the driver and a rear surface opposite to the front surface. ...


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Mamoru Miyako, Keiji Nagaya: Switch-device sheet. Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai Rika Denki Seisakusho, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, April 12, 2005: US06878892 (5 worldwide citation)

A switch-device sheet comprising: a soft and elastic sheet body (5) having operation parts (5a) for operating contacts of a switch device; and a light guiding member (6) containing an optical fiber and being partially or completely embedded and wired in the sheet body (5), the light guiding member r ...


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Mamoru Miyako, Keiji Nagaya: Switch-device sheet. Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai Rika Denki Seisakusho, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, April 11, 2006: US07026563 (3 worldwide citation)

A switch-device sheet comprising: a soft and elastic sheet body (5) having operation parts (5a) for operating contacts of a switch device; and a light guiding member (6) containing an optical fiber and being partially or completely embedded and wired in the sheet body (5), the light guiding member r ...


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Toshihito Takai, Shinji Watanabe, Mamoru Miyako: Switch operating mechanism. Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai Rika Denki Seisakusho, Nixon Peabody, September 28, 2004: US06796202 (3 worldwide citation)

In a switch operating mechanism, a switch of a circuit board is disposed between a first pressing arm and a second pressing arm of a pusher having a substantial U-shape when seen in side view, and the first pressing arm is positioned directly above the switch. A front end of an operating knob is dis ...


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Mamoru Miyako, Keiji Nagaya: Switch-device sheet. Kabushiki Kaisha Tokai Rika Denki, Morgan Lewis & Bockius, February 21, 2006: US07002087 (2 worldwide citation)

A switch-device sheet comprising: a soft and elastic sheet body (5) having operation parts (5a) for operating contacts of a switch device; and a light guiding member (6) containing an optical fiber and being partially or completely embedded and wired in the sheet body (5), the light guiding member r ...