Toshiba had 23 patents in robotics during Q1 2024. Toshiba Corp’s patents in Q1 2024 include a sensor with a movable member supported by a support member on a base body, an object manipulation apparatus with feature calculation and grasp configuration units, an electronic apparatus for wireless power transfer with an antenna orientation control, a sensor with movable portions and insulating members, and an information management system for autonomous control of manufacturing processes and equipment in a CPS. GlobalData’s report on Toshiba gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Toshiba grant share with robotics as a theme is 34% in Q1 2024. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Recent Patents

Application: Sensor and electronic device (Patent ID: US20240060777A1)

The patent filed by Toshiba Corp. describes a sensor with a base body, support member, and movable member. The support member is fixed to the base body and includes a support portion and an extending portion, with the movable member supported by the extending portion. The sensor is designed with specific dimensions and gaps between components to enable accurate sensing capabilities.

The sensor design includes a support conductive portion and a support insulating portion, with specific widths and gaps between components to ensure proper functioning. The sensor can be used in electronic devices such as robots or mobile bodies, with a circuit controller to control circuits based on signals obtained from the sensor. The unique design of the sensor allows for precise detection and measurement capabilities, making it suitable for various applications in electronic devices.

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