Patents Assigned to Inventec Corporation
  • Patent number: 10409344
    Abstract: An electronic device having a temperature management function includes a platform controller hub (PCH), a complex programmable logic device (CPLD) and a hardware monitor. The PCH includes a first temperature sensor for sensing the first temperature of the PCH. The CPLD includes a memory and is coupled to the PCH. The CPLD reads the first temperature sensed by the first temperature sensor and saves it in the memory. The CPLD searches for an offset value in the memory and generates a device temperature according to the offset value and the first temperature. The hardware monitor is coupled to the CPLD and reads the device temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignees: INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Ying-Xian Han
  • Patent number: 10409617
    Abstract: A BIOS switching device adapted to a server comprises a switching module, a CPLD, a storage module and a BMC. The switching module comprises a movable switching element locating at a first position or at a second position and a plurality of hardware pins. The hardware pins are logical low when the switching element locates at the second position and remains unchanged logical level when the switching element locates at the first position. The CPLD electrically connects to the switching module, comprising a plurality of input signals respectively coupled to the plurality of hardware pins. The CPLD generates an output signal according to the plurality of input signals. The BMC activates a first BIOS or a second BIOS from the storage module according to the logical level of the output signal of the CPLD.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignees: INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Ying-Xian Han
  • Patent number: 10411995
    Abstract: A network system control method includes intercepting a flow modification message sent by a controller from a network protocol path between a switch and the controller so as to obtain a new flow entry; accessing a flow table of the switch so as to obtain a plurality of flow entries; inserting at least one redundant flow entry according to the new flow entry and the plurality of flow entries; performing an aggregation operation to the new flow entry, the plurality of flow entries and the at least one redundant flow entry so as to generate a set of aggregated flow entries; and updating the flow table using the set of aggregated flow entries.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignees: Inventec (Pudong) Technology Corp., Inventec Corporation
    Inventors: Yu-Ching Ye, Tzu-Yu Chao, Kuo-Chen Wang
  • Publication number: 20190273319
    Abstract: A signal input circuit applied to an antenna comprises a balun transformer and a regulation circuit. The balun transformer has one first signal input terminal and two first signal output terminals. The balun transformer receives a feed signal and a ground signal via the first signal input terminal, generates two balanced signals based on the feed signal and the ground signal, and respectively outputs the two balanced signals via the two first signal output terminals. The regulation circuit is configured to adjust the two balanced signals into adjusted signals and has two second signal input terminals and two second signal output terminals, with the two second signal input terminals respectively connected with the two first signal output terminals of the balun transformer, and the two second signal output terminals configured to respectively output the two adjusted signals to an emitting portion of the antenna.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Publication date: September 5, 2019
    Applicants: INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ssu Han TING, Chih-Cheng LI
  • Patent number: 10401884
    Abstract: A power supply array system includes N first receiving devices and a power supply array device capable of generating N voltages. The power supply array device includes M adjustable power control boards, an adjustable input/output circuit board, and a controller. The M adjustable power control boards are used for outputting the N voltages. Each adjustable power control board has a plurality of output terminals. Each output terminal is used for outputting a voltage. The adjustable input/output circuit board is coupled to the plurality of output terminals of each adjustable power control board for detecting a voltage and a current of each output terminal. The controller is used for receiving data of the voltage and the current of the each output terminal of the each power control board accordingly. N and M are two integers greater than two and N>M.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignees: Inventec (Pudong) Technology Corp., Inventec Corporation
    Inventors: Wei-Liang Chen, Kai-Yang Tung, Mao-Ching Lin
  • Patent number: 10393790
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method for testing connectivity. The method is applied to an electronic equipment which is disposed include two test units (e.g. network interface controller, RJ-45 connector) and a network transformer. The test unit couple to the network transformer so that can send a high frequency test signal or a low frequency test signal to the network transformer respectively. When the test unit receives a low frequency response signal, it means correspond internal circuitry of the network transformer does not have a open circuit fault. When the test unit does not receive a high frequency response signal, it means correspond pins of the network transformer does not have a short circuit fault.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignees: Inventec (Pudong) Technology Corporation, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hsueh-Chih Lu, Lien-Feng Chen
  • Patent number: 10394287
    Abstract: This disclosure relates to a notebook computer including a computer host, display device, hinge and an antenna. The computer host includes a keyboard. The hinge includes a pivot part, a middle part and a connect part. The pivot part is connected to the computer host. The middle part is made of plastic and includes a first end and a second end opposite to each other. The first end is connected to the pivot part which is located between the keyboard and the second end in a width direction of the keyboard. The second end extends toward the display device and is connected to the connect part in an angle. The connect part is connected to the display device which is pivotably disposed at the computer host via the hinge. The antenna is located at the inner side of the middle part and is electrically connected to the computer host.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignees: INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Ssu Han Ting
  • Patent number: 10398054
    Abstract: A server includes a casing, a plurality of tensile elements and a plurality of modules. The casing has an opening and a chamber communicating with each other. The tensile elements are disposed on the casing and at least partially cover the opening. Each of modules is configured to abut against the corresponding tensile element, such that the corresponding tensile element at least partially extends elastically towards the chamber. The modules penetrate through the opening and enter into the chamber in order to fix the modules to the casing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2019
    Assignees: Inventec (Pudong) Technology Corporation, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Chao-Chih Liu
  • Publication number: 20190251416
    Abstract: A method for accumulating and sharing beads rotation data with the method adapted to a bead string communicatively connecting to a communication device, and with the method comprises: generating a measurement signal by the bead string; receiving the measurement signal by a communication unit of the communication device; determining whether the measurement signal conforms to an accumulation amount by a computing unit of the communication device; and generating the beads rotation data and displaying the beads rotation data by a displaying unit of the communication device, wherein the beads rotation data comprises a number of beads rotations or a time of beads rotation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2019
    Publication date: August 15, 2019
    Applicants: INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chun-Chi LIN, I-Fang CHEN, Szu-Yu HUANG
  • Patent number: 10379986
    Abstract: A hardware monitoring system and a method therefor are disclosed. The hardware monitoring method includes: sensing a first temperature value of a first temperature area by a first temperature sensor and sensing a second temperature value of a second temperature area by a second temperature sensor; reading and compensating for the second temperature value by a complex programmable logic device (CPLD); and reading the first temperature value and the compensated second temperature value and controlling heat dissipation of the computer system based on the first temperature value and the compensated second temperature value, by a hardware monitor. In this method, temperature values of different areas are sensed with multiple temperature sensors and are read and modified by the CPLD, thereby allowing temperature compensation for the temperature sensors and addressing the problem of inability to individually compensate for temperature values of different areas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignees: INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Xiaobing Zou, Yingxian Han, Longlong Xie, Chia-Hsing Chen, Jianbin Ni
  • Patent number: 10383249
    Abstract: A server comprises case, first storage module, second storage module and at least one third storage module. The case comprises base plate and two side plates. The base plate has first side, second side and fourth side. The first side is opposite to the second side. The third side and the fourth side are located between the first side and the second side, and the third side is opposite to the fourth side. Two side plates respectively stand on first side and second side. The first storage module is fixed to case and located between third side and fourth side. The second storage module is located between first storage module and fourth side and movably disposed on the case. The at least one third storage module is located between the second storage module and the fourth side and movably disposed on the case.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignees: INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ping-Wei Peng, Xiao-Ning Ding
  • Patent number: 10383242
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a main body, a handle, a fastening block element, a controlling unit, and a driving element. The handle is connected to one side of the main body and has a fastening groove. The fastening block element is disposed in the main body and detachably engaged with the fastening groove. The controlling unit is disposed in the main body and sends an unlocking signal after a shutdown process is performed. The driving element is disposed in the main body and electrically connected to the controlling unit. After the driving element receives the unlocking signal, the fastening block element is released from the fastening groove, thereby enabling the handle to protrude from the main body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignees: Inventec (Pudong) Technology Corporation, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Tzu-Yi Chung
  • Patent number: 10379552
    Abstract: After a temperature point of the cooling fan is set according to a plurality of temperatures corresponding to a plurality of first consecutive time intervals, control a duty cycle of the cooling fan according to the temperature point, acquire temperature variation data of the cooling fan during a plurality of second consecutive time intervals, generate a gain factor and a frequency factor of the cooling fan according to the temperature variation data, and generate a proportional gain factor, an integral time factor and a derivative time factor of a proportional-integral-derivative controller of the cooling fan according to the gain factor and the frequency factor of the cooling fan. The plurality of first consecutive time intervals are followed by the plurality of second consecutive time intervals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignees: Inventec (Pudong) Technology Corp., Inventec Corporation
    Inventors: Cheng-Ming Lee, Kai-Yang Tung, Mao-Ching Lin
  • Patent number: 10361961
    Abstract: A flow entry aggregation method of a network system includes classifying a plurality of flow entries into a plurality of partitions according to a plurality of indicators of the plurality of flow entries, wherein each flow entry utilizes ternary strings to represent at least one field of the flow entry and the plurality of indicators are utilized to indicating network requirements corresponding to the plurality of flow entries; and utilizing bit merging or subset merging to compress the flow entries in the same partition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 23, 2019
    Assignees: Inventec (Pudong) Technology Corp., Inventec Corporation
    Inventors: Tsung-Hsien Tsai, Kuo-Chen Wang, Wei-Feng Wu, Wei-Tso Tsai, Yu-Han Shih
  • Patent number: 10353839
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a server system including a rack, a rack management controller, host devices, storage devices and two signal switches. The rack management controller generates a controlling signal. The host devices are located in the rack. The storage devices are electrically connected to the host devices respectively, are disposed in the rack and located under the host devices. The two signal switches are electrically connected to the host devices and the rack management controller respectively, each of the signal switches is electrically connected to the storage devices, and the two signal switches are disposed in the rack and located above the host devices. Each of the host devices receives the control signal through the two signal switches, so as to match one of the storage devices, such that each of the host devices performs the access and process operation for the data of the matched storage device thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignees: Inventec (Pudong) Technology Corp., Inventec Corporation
    Inventor: Xuxiang Wu
  • Patent number: 10353444
    Abstract: A hard disk fixing assembly configured to be disposed in casing includes base frame, pivotable frame, hard disk bearing frame, at least one first link and handle. Base frame includes bottom part and elastic part. Bottom part is configured to be fixed to casing. Elastic part is connected to bottom part. Pivotable frame is pivotably disposed on base frame. Hard disk bearing frame is slidably disposed on pivotable frame and hard disk bearing frame bears at least one hard disk. Two opposite sides of first link are respectively pivotally connected to hard disk bearing frame and base frame. Handle is pivotably disposed on hard disk bearing frame. When handle is pivoted, elastic part forces pivotable frame to move hard disk bearing frame from level position to inclined position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignees: INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Chao-Chih Liu
  • Publication number: 20190212789
    Abstract: A portable electronic device comprises a main body and an antenna. The main body comprises a first casing, a second casing and a hinge. The antenna comprises a first metal layer, a second metal layer and a balun transformer. The first metal layer formed at the first casing has a first bending side edge. The second metal layer formed at the second casing has a second bending side edge. A tapered slot is formed between the second bending side edge and the first bending side edge, and comprises a necking end and a flaring end. The balun transformer disposed in the first casing, the second casing or the hinge has one signal input terminal and two signal output terminals, receives a feed signal and a ground signal via the signal input terminal to generate two balanced signals, and respectively outputs the balanced signals via the signal output terminals.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 13, 2018
    Publication date: July 11, 2019
    Applicants: INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ssu Han TING, Chih-Cheng LI
  • Patent number: 10345872
    Abstract: This disclosure relates to a computer case configured to fix an interface card. The computer case includes a main body, a plurality of mount brackets and a framework. The main body includes a first hole and a plurality of second holes. The plurality of second holes are located at a side of the first hole. The plurality of mount brackets are located at the first hole. The framework is conductive. The framework includes a plurality of protrusion portions and a plurality of main portions. The plurality of protrusion portions are connected to the plurality of main portions and are respectively inserted in the plurality of second holes. The framework is disposed on the main body via the plurality of protrusion portions. The plurality of main portions are respectively in contact with the plurality of mount brackets.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignees: INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Shih-Wei Chen, Yuan-Chang Yang, Chih-Wei Chiang, Jeng-Ting Pan
  • Patent number: 10333585
    Abstract: A repeater device is with a plurality of parameter configuration modes for connecting a memory and a controller, and the repeater device comprises the following figures. A signal repeater is configured to connect to the memory and the controller respectively, and the signal repeater is adapted to acquire a preset parameter data for setting an internal parameter data, and generating a switch signal after the internal parameter data is completed setting. A switch device electrically connects to the signal repeater, wherein the switch device is adapted to conduct a data transmission path between the signal repeater and the controller based on the switch signal. The signal repeater resets the internal parameter data when receives a target parameter data by the data transmission path between the signal repeater and the controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignees: INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Ji-Wei Xu
  • Patent number: 10332600
    Abstract: A chip programming device comprises a chip socket and a protecting circuit. The chip socket is configured to accommodate a chip to be programmed, is electrically connected with a circuit board, and comprises a power terminal and a ground terminal which are configured to connect to the chip. The protecting circuit is disposed on the circuit board, and comprises a power input terminal, an enable signal input terminal and a power output terminal which is electrically connected to the power terminal of the chip socket. The protecting circuit receives a power signal via the power input terminal, receives an enable signal via the enable signal input terminal, provides the power signal to the chip socket via the power output terminal when the enable signal has a first electric potential, and terminates the power signal to the chip socket when the enable signal has a second electric potential.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignees: INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Ying-Xian Han