Patents Assigned to AsusTek Computer Inc.
  • Patent number: 10939392
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a device to perform sidelink transmission. The method includes the device being in RRC (Radio Resource Control)-connected mode in Uu link. The method also includes the device being configured to use at least DL (Downlink) pathloss for sidelink power control. The method further includes the device deriving a first DL pathloss value for determining an uplink transmit power of one specific kind of uplink transmission. In addition, the method includes the device determining or deriving a sidelink transmit power based on the first DL pathloss value. Furthermore, the method includes the device performing a sidelink transmission to other device(s) with the sidelink transmit power.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 2, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Ming-Che Li, Chun-Wei Huang, Li-Chih Tseng
  • Patent number: 10931406
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a first device to determine sidelink feedback resource associated with sidelink communication. In one embodiment, the method includes the first device receiving an identifier from an upper layer of the first device. The method also includes the first device receiving a sidelink transmission from a second device. The method further includes the first device determining a sidelink feedback resource associated with the sidelink transmission at least based on the identifier and a source ID (Identity) associated with the sidelink transmission. In addition, the method includes the first device using the sidelink feedback resource to transmit a feedback in response to the sidelink transmission to the second device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Kung, Li-Chih Tseng, Li-Te Pan, Chun-Wei Huang, Ming-Che Li
  • Patent number: 10927848
    Abstract: A fan module is provided. The fan module includes a housing and an impeller. The housing includes a cover plate. The impeller is disposed in the housing and configured to rotate around an axis. The cover plate has an outer outline away from the axis. A tangent line of an endpoint on the outer outline intersects with the axis to form an angle, and the angle is not a right angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Chi-Chuan Chen, Ming-Hsiu Wu
  • Patent number: 10931355
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses for QCL association indication for discontinuous transmission indication are disclosed herein. In one method, the UE receives a first configuration of a plurality of reference signals or a configuration of a plurality of reference signal sets in a cell, wherein a reference signal serves as a quasi-co-location reference. The UE receives a second configuration of an association between a pre-emption indication (PI) and one reference signal from the plurality of reference signals or one reference signal set from the plurality of reference signal sets. The UE receives data based on a reference signal from a first reference signal set. The UE processes data according to the PI for the first reference signal set and not processing the data according to the PI for a second reference signal set.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventor: Chun-Wei Huang
  • Patent number: 10925061
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for beam detection in a wireless communication system. In one embodiment, the method includes the UE initiating a RA procedure. The method also includes the UE transmitting multiple RA preambles to a base station of the cell at different occasions for the base station to determine a beam set of the UE. The method further includes the UE starts monitoring a PDCCH for RA response reception from the base station after finishing transmissions of the multiple RA preambles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Lee-Chee Kuo, Ko-Chiang Lin
  • Patent number: 10925039
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed. In an example, a first device receives first information and second information from a base station. The first device is configured with a configured grant for sidelink communication via the first information. The configured grant is indicative of first resources for sidelink communication. The second information is indicative of one or more timing offsets and an identity for second resources. The first device transmits sidelink data to a second device via a first resource of the first resources. The first device receives and/or detects a first signal, from the second device, indicative of a reception result associated with the sidelink data. The first device determines a second time and a frequency location based on the second information. The first device transmits a second signal to the base station via a second resource associated with the second time and the frequency location.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Kung, Chun-Wei Huang, Li-Chih Tseng
  • Patent number: 10920296
    Abstract: A method for producing an alloy steel composition includes the following steps: performing a first heat treatment on an alloy steel composition and maintaining for a first time period to soften the alloy steel composition; performing a first cooling treatment on the softened alloy steel composition; performing a treatment on the softened the alloy steel composition to form a workpiece; performing a second heat treatment on the workpiece and maintaining for a second time period; and performing a second cooling treatment on the workpiece to make the workpiece become to be a Bainite structure, and a cooling rate of the second cooling treatment is high than the cooling rate of the first cooling treatment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventor: Shih-Wei Chiu
  • Patent number: 10921861
    Abstract: An electronic device including a luminous strip is provided, including a housing, a first light guiding strip, a second light guiding strip, a light-transmissive structure, a first light-emitting element, a second light-emitting element and a third light-emitting element. The housing includes a first side wall and a second side wall, where a corner area exists between the first side wall and the second side wall. The first light guiding strip is disposed on the first side wall. The second light guiding strip is disposed on the second side wall. The light-transmissive structure is disposed in the corner area, and connected to the first light guiding strip and the second light guiding strip. The first light-emitting element is disposed at a first end of the first light guiding strip. The second light-emitting element is disposed at a second end of the second light guiding strip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Chieh Mii, Ming-Chih Huang, Tong-Shen Hsiung, Meng-Chu Huang, Fu-Yu Cai, Shang-Chih Liang, Chia-Hao Hung, Li-Wei Yu, Chi Cheng Liao, Hsin-I Lu, Cheng-Yu Lin
  • Patent number: 10916937
    Abstract: A power system includes a control circuit, a power conversion circuit, a current detection circuit and a overheat detection circuit. The control circuit is for generating one or more pulse signal. The power conversion circuit is electrically coupled to the control circuit, for generating an output current according to the pulse signal. The current detection circuit is electrically coupled to the power conversion circuit, for generating a sensing current according to the output current. The overheat detection circuit is electrically coupled to the current detection circuit and the control circuit, for generating the correction current according to a temperature of the power conversion circuit. The control circuit adjusts a duty ratio of the pulse signal according to a correction sensing current to adjust the output current, and the correction sensing current is a sum of the value of the sensing current and the correction current.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Kang-Xiang Hui, Zhao-Long Dong, Ching-Ji Liang
  • Patent number: 10911593
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided, which includes a body, a display screen, a camera module, orientation sensing elements, and a processor. The display screen is disposed on a first side of the body. The camera module is rotatably disposed on the body and captures image data. The orientation sensing elements are respectively disposed on the body or the camera module. The orientation sensing elements detect respective positions of the camera module or the body to generate a plurality of position information. The processor selectively performs image processing on the image data captured by the camera module based on whether the camera module is turned over by an external force or whether the electronic device receives an incoming call signal. The electronic device determines whether the camera lens of the mobile phone is flipped by the external force when using the mobile phone for work, live stream or video communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 7, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: I-Hsi Wu, Jen-Pang Hsu, Ling-Yen Wu
  • Patent number: 10912070
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a UE. In one embodiment, the method includes the UE receiving a configuration which indicates functionalities of each symbol within a set of symbols. The method also includes the UE determining a slot structure for a slot according to a group common PDCCH associated with the slot and the configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventor: Ko-Chiang Lin
  • Patent number: 10905022
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a clad metal casing includes the steps of arranging and connecting metallic materials with different types from each other to form a clad board; shaping the clad board; and post-process the appearance surface of the formed clad board to form the clad metal casing. The appearance surface after the post-process presents surfaces of at least two metallic materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: San-Feng Lin, Chen-Sheng Chung
  • Patent number: 10904787
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a first UE (User Equipment) to request SLRB (Sidelink Radio Bearer) configuration for a unicast link with a second UE. In one embodiment, the method includes the first UE receiving a first message from the second UE, wherein the first message includes a first SLRB configuration for the unicast link. The method further includes the first UE transmitting a second message to a network node to request a second SLRB configuration for the unicast link when the first message is received or a successful transmission of a complete message associated with the first message to the second UE is confirmed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Li-Te Pan, Richard Lee-Chee Kuo
  • Patent number: 10897198
    Abstract: A voltage conversion apparatus includes a power supply circuit with a first switch, a voltage conversion circuit, and a protective circuit with a detection circuit. The first switch transmits a power to generate an input voltage. The voltage conversion circuit generates a first voltage. A second switch of the voltage conversion circuit receives the input voltage. A third switch of the voltage conversion circuit is coupled between the second switch and a ground terminal. The detection circuit generates a first control signal based on the first voltage, a second voltage that corresponds to the first voltage, and a reference voltage. When a voltage value of an error signal is less than the reference voltage, the detection circuit outputs the first control signal to turn off the first switch. The voltage value of the error signal corresponds to a voltage difference between the first voltage and the second voltage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Tao Chen, Xiao-Feng Zhou, Ching-Ji Liang
  • Patent number: 10893563
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses for handling sensing for a sidelink source in a wireless communication system are disclosed herein. In one method, a User Equipment (UE) receives a control signaling which schedules a resource of a first transmission, in which the control signaling informs and/or indicates that the scheduled resource is not kept for a next transmission. The UE performs energy sensing for candidate resources, in which one or more resources associated with the scheduled resource of the first transmission is not utilized for energy sensing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Ming-Che Li, Li-Chih Tseng, Wei-Yu Chen, Li-Te Pan
  • Patent number: 10893431
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a User Equipment (UE). In one embodiment, the method includes the UE being served and/or configured with a first cell and a second cell. The method also includes the UE transmitting a beam failure recovery request via a PRACH (Physical Random Access Channel) in the second cell in response to the UE detecting that all links associated with monitored control resource set(s) in the second cell have failed. Furthermore, the method includes the UE transmitting a first report via a PUCCH (Physical Uplink Control Channel) in the second cell in response to the UE detecting that all links associated with monitored control resource set(s) in the first cell have failed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Jia-Hong Liou, Ming-Che Li
  • Patent number: 10887868
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses for transmission or reception using beamforming in a wireless communication system are disclosed herein. In one method, a user equipment receives a second signal indicating a first information. The UE derives at least one specific UE beam based on the first information. The UE uses the at least one specific UE beam to receive or transmit at least one transmission, in which the at least one transmission is periodic channel state indication, scheduling request, and/or scheduling information for downlink assignment or uplink resource.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Yu-Hsuan Guo, Richard Lee-Chee Kuo, Meng-Hui Ou
  • Patent number: 10873989
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a first UE (User Equipment) to indicate a network node for releasing SLRB (Sidelink Radio Bearer) or SL-DRB (Sidelink-Data Radio Bearer). In one embodiment, the method includes transmitting a first RRC (Radio Resource Control) message to a network node for requesting sidelink resource, wherein the first RRC message includes a PFI (PC5 QoS Flow Identifier) of a PC5 QoS (Quality of Service) flow in a first list of PC5 QoS flows. The method also includes receiving a second RRC message from the network node, wherein the second RRC message configures a SLRB and maps the PC5 QoS flow to the SLRB. The method further includes transmitting a third RRC message to the network node if the PC5 QoS flow is deactivated or released, wherein the PFI of the PC5 QoS flow is removed from a second list of PC5 QoS flows included in the third RRC message.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Li-Te Pan, Richard Lee-Chee Kuo
  • Patent number: 10873936
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a UE (User Equipment). In one embodiment, the method includes the UE being configured with a first cell. The method further includes the UE being configured with a second cell. The method includes the UE changing active downlink BWP (Bandwidth Part) of the first cell from a first downlink BWP to a second downlink BWP, wherein a first occasion in the first cell is prior to finishing the change of active downlink BWP of the first cell, and a second occasion in the second cell is prior to finishing the change of active downlink BWP of the first cell. In addition, the method includes the UE transmitting an uplink signal in a slot on the first cell after the change of active downlink BWP, wherein the uplink signal comprises HARQ-ACK (Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request Acknowledgment) associated with the second occasion and not associated with the first occasion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Chun-Wei Huang, Ming-Che Li
  • Patent number: 10873122
    Abstract: A communication device is provided. The communication device comprises a metal back cover electrically connected to a system ground plane; a first antenna unit for generating a first operating frequency band of the communication device; a second antenna unit for generating a second operating frequency band of the communication device. The first antenna unit includes a first signal source electrically connected to a first metal frame via a first matching circuit. The second antenna unit includes a second signal source electrically connected to a second metal frame via a second matching circuit. The first matching circuit and the second matching circuit are configured to adjust bandwidths and frequency ratios of the first operating frequency band and the second operating frequency band.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 2, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Po-Wei Lin, Chen-Min Yang, Tsung-Hsun Hsieh, Chun-Chieh Lin, Huan-Jyun Jiang, Zih-Guang Liao