Patents Assigned to AsusTek Computer Inc.
  • Patent number: 11327578
    Abstract: A control circuit for an input device including a micro-switch is provided. The control circuit includes an input circuit, a receiver circuit, a control unit, and a detecting unit. The input circuit includes a first contact and a second contact for electrically connecting to the micro-switch. The receiver circuit includes a third contact and a fourth contact for electrically connecting to the micro-switch. The control unit is electrically connected to the first contact and the third contact for providing an input signal via the first contact to the micro-switch and receiving a switching signal from the micro-switch via the third contact. The detecting unit detects a voltage of the second contact to generate a detecting signal. The control unit receives the detecting signal to determine a type of the micro-switch.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Kuo-En Lin, Shau-Yang Hsieh, Ming-Hsing Chuang, Sheng-Yu Wang, Chih-Yuan Lin, Shih-Hung Chou, Xin-Han Cai, I-Ting Hsieh
  • Patent number: 11329499
    Abstract: A power system including a battery, a first port, a first converter, a second port, a second converter, a switch, a power controller, and a control unit is provided. The first port is electrically connected to the battery through a first charging/discharging path. The second port is electrically connected to the battery through a second charging/discharging path and is electrically connected to the first port through a third charging/discharging path. The first converter and the second converter are disposed on the first charging/discharging path and the second charging/discharging path respectively. The switch is disposed on the third charging/discharging path. The power controller is electrically connected to the first port and the second port for forming a power transmission mode with an external device. The control unit is configured to control the first converter, the second converter, and the switch according to the power transmission mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Chia-Yu Liu, Yii-Lin Wu, Kian-Ming Chee, Kai-Chun Liang
  • Patent number: 11327527
    Abstract: A motor assembly is provided. The motor assembly includes a motor, a driving force transmission module, and a driving force output component. The motor includes a rotating shaft, the rotating shaft is configured to rotate along a first axis. The driving force transmission module includes a first transmission portion and a second transmission portion connected with each other. The first transmission portion is connected with the rotating shaft of the motor, and the second transmission portion is bent relative to the first transmission portion and extends to one side of the motor. The driving force output component is connected with an end of the second transmission portion away from the first transmission portion, and configured to rotate along a second axis, which is parallel to the first axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Chui-Hung Chen, Cheng-Han Chung, Ching-Yuan Yang, Chia-Min Cheng
  • Patent number: 11323894
    Abstract: The disclosure discloses a network system, a wireless network extender, and a network provider. The network system includes a network provider, a wireless network router, and a wireless network extender. The wireless network extender includes a communication unit and an extension unit. The wireless network extender connects to the wireless network router through a first communication channel provided by the communication unit and communicates with the network provider through the wireless network router, or communicates with the network provider through a second communication channel provided by the extension unit. When the first communication channel is unavailable, the wireless network extender connects to the network provider through the second communication channel. The first communication channel and the second communication channel use different communication protocols. The disclosure can provide a mesh network with a redundancy mechanism for diagnosis/management using different communication protocols.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Ten-Long Dan, Chang-Yi Shen, Wei-Sheng Teng
  • Patent number: 11317446
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses of handling a bandwidth part (BWP) inactivity timer during a Random Access procedure in a wireless communication system are disclosed herein. In one method, a user equipment (UE) starts a BWP timer for a serving cell operating in a paired spectrum. The UE initiates a contention-based Random Access (RA) procedure on the serving cell and stops the BWP timer. The UE starts the BWP timer upon successful completion of the RA procedure, wherein the UE considers the contention-based RA procedure successfully completed if a Physical Downlink Control Channel (PDCCH) addressed to a Cell Network Temporary Identifier (C-RNTI) of the UE is received and the PDCCH contains an uplink grant for a new transmission.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Tun-Huai Shih, Richard Lee-Chee Kuo
  • Patent number: 11314410
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a mobile device. The mobile device includes a housing, at least one motion sensor disposed on the housing, a touchscreen disposed in the housing, and a processor electrically connected to the motion sensor and the touchscreen. The processor establishes first connection setting information between at least one virtual button in an application displayed on the touchscreen and the motion sensor, and performs a function of the virtual button in response to sensing of the motion sensor according to the first connection setting information. Therefore, the mobile device provides a better experience for a user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventor: Po-Han Lin
  • Patent number: 11317454
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a User Equipment (UE) for the UE to request sidelink resources for an one-to-one V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) sidelink communication, wherein the UE supports both LTE (Long Term Evolution) RAT (Radio Access Technology) and NR (New Radio) RAT. In one embodiment, the method includes the UE initiating a one-to-one V2X sidelink communication. The method further includes the UE transmitting a RRC (Radio Resource Control) message to a network node to request sidelink resources from NR RAT for the one-to-one V2X sidelink communication and not transmitting any RRC message to the network node to request sidelink resources from LTE RAT for the one-to-one V2X sidelink communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Wei-Yu Chen, Richard Lee-Chee Kuo, Li-Chih Tseng, Li-Te Pan
  • Patent number: 11317526
    Abstract: An electronic device and a display thereof are provided. The electronic device includes a display and a supporting device. The display includes a display panel, a back cover, and a connecting member. The back cover is disposed on the display panel, and includes an inner surface, an outer surface opposite to the inner surface, and a mounting hole penetrating the inner surface and the outer surface. The inner surface faces the display panel. The mounting hole is disposed on a central region of the back cover. The connecting member is disposed on the inner surface at a position corresponding to the mounting hole, and includes a screw hole. The supporting device includes a detachable fixer connected to the screw hole. Thus, it is convenient for a user to connect the display to different supporting devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Kai-Chieh Hsu, Chih-Wei Chuang, Yu-Chiao Chang, Tsung-Ju Chiang, Szu-Han Lai, Yaw-Huei Chiou
  • Patent number: 11317373
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed. In an example from the perspective of a User Equipment (UE), the UE receives, from a network node, a paging message indicative of Mobile-terminated Early Data Transmission (MT-EDT). Responsive to receiving the paging message, the UE determines a validity of a timing parameter associated with one or more Preconfigured Uplink Resources (PUR). The UE determines, based on the validity, whether to initiate a Random Access (RA) procedure for MT-EDT or to initiate a transmission using the one or more PURs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventor: Tun-Huai Shih
  • Patent number: 11316622
    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: January 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Yi-Hsuan Kung, Li-Chih Tseng, Li-Te Pan, Chun-Wei Huang, Ming-Che Li
  • Patent number: 11317381
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses for handling device-to-device feedback transmission in a wireless communication system are disclosed herein. In one method, a first device receives a configuration for operating in a network scheduling mode for acquiring sidelink resources. The first device receives a sidelink control information with a report request from a second device. The first device triggers or is triggered to transmit a report to the second device in response to the report request. If the first device has no available sidelink resource for transmitting the report, the first device triggers a scheduling request. The first device transmits a signaling of the scheduling request to the network. The first device receives a sidelink grant from the network. The first device utilizes sidelink resource(s) indicated by the sidelink grant to transmit the report to the second device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Ming-Che Li, Chun-Wei Huang, Yi-Hsuan Kung, Li-Chih Tseng
  • Patent number: 11302574
    Abstract: A method of manufacturing a display device comprises: forming a thin film transistor array on a substrate, wherein the substrate has a via which enable two opposite sides of the substrate to be communicated with each other; and filling the via with a conductive filler after the thin film transistor array is formed, so that the conductive filler is electrically connected with the thin film transistor array.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Wen-Chang Hung, Xian Zhong
  • Patent number: 11295538
    Abstract: A three-dimensional face model constructing method includes: obtaining front face information to establish a three-dimensional front face model and generate a front planar image corresponding to the three-dimensional front face model, wherein the front planar image includes first feature points; obtaining full face information to establish a three-dimensional full face model and generate a full face planar image corresponding to the three-dimensional full face model, wherein the three-dimensional full face model includes a specific portion and the full face planar image includes second feature points; superimposing a first block of the front plan image to a second block of the full face planar image according to the correspondence between the first feature points and the second feature points, to obtain a complete full face planar image; and generating a three-dimensional face model according to the complete full face planar image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventor: Chia-Hui Han
  • Patent number: 11291052
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed, from the perspective of the UE, for performing random access procedure. In one embodiment, the method includes the UE receiving a message from a network. The message includes a TTI information of Msg3. In addition, the method includes the UE transmitting a preamble to the network. The method also includes the UE receiving a Msg2 from the network for responding the preamble. The method further includes the UE performing a Msg3 transmission to the network according to the TTI information of Msg3.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Wei-Yu Chen, Li-Chih Tseng
  • Patent number: 11289812
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a single antenna system comprising a ground element, a feeding metal part, at least one shorting metal part, a radiating metal part, a decoupling circuit, a first feed source, and a second feed source. The single antenna system with an integrated decoupled circuit not only effectively achieves size reduction, but achieve high antenna isolation. Moreover, the single antenna system is applied for narrow-bezel notebooks and small-size antenna systems in future.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Che-Chi Wan, Saou-Wen Su, Cheng-Tse Lee
  • Patent number: 11287923
    Abstract: A control method of a handheld electronic device adapted to a handheld electronic device is provided. The handheld electronic device includes a touch panel. The control method includes the steps of: dividing the touch panel into two areas, and defining a trigger region in each area; configuring the touch panel to detect a touch point; and determining whether the touch point is located in the trigger region or not, and when the touch point is located in the trigger region, forming a shielding region corresponding to the trigger region; and when the touch point is not located in the trigger region, repeatedly detecting the touch point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: I-Hsi Wu, Hsin-Yi Pu, Wen-Fang Hsiao
  • Patent number: 11289839
    Abstract: A memory slot adapted to dispose on a circuit board is provided. The memory slot includes a slot body and a plurality of pins. The slot body includes N connecting parts for configuring to M memory cards. The plurality of pins are disposed in the slot body for electrically connecting the M memory cards to the circuit board. Each pin includes O branches extending to the connecting parts respectively for electrically connecting corresponding golden fingers of the memory cards. Where the N, M and O are greater than or equal to 2. The disclosure further provides a main board with the memory slot.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Ping-Han Tsou, Li-Chien Wan
  • Patent number: 11291012
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses for selecting beam for preconfigured uplink resources in a wireless communication system are disclosed herein. In one method, a user equipment (UE) receives, from a network node, a signaling to configure at least one Preconfigured Uplink Resource (PUR) associated with one or more beams from multiple beams. The UE selects a first beam from the multiple beams and performs a transmission of data in RRC_INACTIVE state using the at least one PUR via the first beam if the first beam fulfills at least one condition, wherein the at least one condition comprises that the first beam is associated with the at least one PUR and Reference Symbol Received Power (RSRP) of the first beam is better than a first threshold. The UE initiates a Random Access (RA) procedure and performs the transmission during the RA procedure if no beam of the multiple beams fulfills the at least one condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Tun-Huai Shih, Meng-Hui Ou, Yu-Hsuan Guo
  • Patent number: D947206
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Sheng-Ta Lin, Chih-Wen Hsieh
  • Patent number: D951243
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Sheng-Ta Lin, Chih-Wen Hsieh