Patents Assigned to AsusTek Computer Inc.
  • 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 11284505
    Abstract: A printed circuit board comprising a main body, a first insulation layer, and an anti-electromagnetic interference (EMI) coating is provided. The first insulation layer covers the main body and comprises a predetermined area. The anti-EMI coating covers the predetermined area, and comprises wave-absorption powders and an adhesive material. A motherboard with the printed circuit board is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Ping-Han Tsou, Li-Chien Wan
  • Patent number: 11284221
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a UE. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving a first signaling, wherein the first signaling includes an identity of a broadcast or multicast service. The method further includes receiving a second signaling, wherein the second signaling indicates an association between a numerology and an information of the broadcast or multicast service. The method also includes using the numerology to receive the broadcast or multicast service.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Yu-Hsuan Guo, Richard Lee-Chee Kuo, Wei-Yu Chen, Li-Te Pan
  • Patent number: 11272489
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a first device. In one embodiment, the method includes the first device receiving a configuration, from a network node, of a first sidelink resource pool without any Physical Sidelink Feedback Channel (PSFCH) resource. The method further includes the first device receiving a first sidelink grant transmitted, configured, or scheduled by the network node, wherein the first sidelink grant schedules or indicates at least a first sidelink resource in the first sidelink resource pool. Furthermore, the method includes the first device expecting or considering that the first sidelink grant provides no Physical Uplink Control Channel (PUCCH) resource for reporting Sidelink (SL) Hybrid Automatic Repeat Request (HARQ) feedback.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Ming-Che Li, Li-Chih Tseng, Chun-Wei Huang
  • Patent number: 11268535
    Abstract: A fan module includes a hub, a first body and a second body. The hub is configured to rotate along a central axis. The first body is connected to an outer wall of the hub. The second body is sleeved on the outer wall of the hub. The second body includes a plurality of ribs. The ribs are disposed on an inner wall of the second body and abut against the outer wall of the hub.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Hsin-Chen Lin, Ing-Jer Chiou
  • Patent number: 11265895
    Abstract: Control structures and techniques for transmission time interval (TTI) shortening in wireless communication systems are provided. Exemplary techniques can comprise establishing a UE device connection to a base station having a first TTI, wherein the UE device is configured to employ TTI shortening and has a second TTI different from the first TTI and monitoring a first short physical downlink control channel (PDCCH) region for a scheduled downlink (DL) transmission via the second TTI, wherein a time distribution associated with multiple second TTIs within the first TTI is determined based on a control format indicator (CFI) value indicated via the first TTI.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Ming-Che Li, Ko-Chiang Lin, Li-Chih Tseng
  • Patent number: 11257640
    Abstract: An electronic device is provided here, which includes a casing, a keycap and a keyboard backlight module. The casing has a first opening. The keycap is disposed corresponding to the first opening, and a gap is formed between the keycap and a periphery of the first opening. The keyboard backlight module includes a shielding layer, the shielding layer includes a light transmission area corresponding to the first opening and a light block portion, and the light block portion is located in the light transmission area and covers a region where at least one light path passes through the gap and intersects the light transmission area through.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC.
    Inventors: Yu-Kuang Chen, Chao-Shun Wang, Chien-Yi Huang
  • Patent number: 11259350
    Abstract: A method and device are disclosed from the perspective of a second UE. The second UE initiates a first procedure of establishing the one-to-one connection with the first UE for a unicast communication between the first UE and the second UE or for a UE-to-UE communication between the first UE and a third UE via the second UE or a second procedure of establishing the one-to-one connection with the first UE for a UE-to-Network communication between the first UE and a network node via the second UE. The second UE transmits a first PC5-S message to the first UE for completing the first procedure of establishing the one-to-one connection with the first UE for the unicast communication or the UE-to-UE communication if the first procedure is initiated, wherein the first PC5-S message includes QoS information for the unicast communication or the UE-to-UE communication.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventor: Li-Te Pan
  • Patent number: 11252598
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed from the perspective of a first UE (User Equipment) to perform sidelink logical channel (SL LCH) establishment. In one embodiment, the method includes the first UE storing a list of sidelink configurations, wherein each entry in the list contains one sidelink configuration and at least one PC5 QoS identifier (PQI) associated with the one sidelink configuration. The method further includes the first UE selecting an entry in the list according to a PQI of a PC5 QoS flow from a sidelink service. The method also includes the first UE establishing a SL LCH for the PC5 QoS flow according to a sidelink configuration of the entry and assigning an identity for the SL LCH.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: ASUSTek Computer Inc.
    Inventors: Li-Te Pan, Richard Lee-Chee Kuo
  • 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