Patents Assigned to LENOVO (BEIJING) CO. LTD.
  • Patent number: 10318042
    Abstract: A controlling method of a touchable and foldable screen and an electronic device are described. The method includes detecting a first touch operation when the foldable screen is in a bent state; judging whether the first touch operation is located in a bent region on the foldable screen; and adjusting a first bent region on the foldable screen to which the first touch operation is mapped from the bent state to a non-bent state in case that the first touch operation is located in the bent region on the foldable screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Ben Xu
  • Patent number: 10317933
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a display screen, a transparent cover plate, and a sensing unit. The transparent cover plate has a first region and a second region. The first region corresponds to the display screen. The second region includes a non-through hole provided at an inner surface of the transparent cover plate. The sensing unit is arranged in the non-through hole.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chuanbao Hong, Xiaopeng Wang, Wanmin Ling
  • Patent number: 10318610
    Abstract: A display method and an electronic device are provided. The method includes: displaying a display interface including at least one object; obtaining progress information of at least one first object of the at least one object, where the progress information indicates a content position of the at least one first object that was last output; and displaying the progress information of the at least one first object in the display interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Chunlong Yang
  • Patent number: 10313625
    Abstract: Method, apparatus, and computer-readable storage medium for video file processing are provided. A video file is obtained, which includes a first save mode. The video file is detected to obtain a detection result. According to the corresponding detection result, at least one second save mode different from the first save mode is generated to save the video file.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wenhai Kong, Wei Liu, Jingxian Liu
  • Patent number: 10305310
    Abstract: A method includes detecting a present temperature value of a battery cell of a battery, determining whether the present temperature value is higher than a lowest threshold temperature value and lower than a highest threshold temperature value, detecting a present electric current value of the battery in association with a determination that the present temperature value is higher than the lowest threshold temperature value and lower than the highest threshold temperature value, determining whether the present electric current value is higher than a threshold current value corresponding to the present temperature value, and stopping a charge-discharge process of the battery cell in response to determining that the present electric current value is higher than the threshold current value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shuangcheng Zhao, Weizhi Lin
  • Patent number: 10305301
    Abstract: A battery and an electronic device are provided. The battery includes a battery cell, including at least one anode of the battery cell and at least one cathode of the battery cell. The battery also includes a voltage detection circuit, wherein the voltage detection circuit detects a voltage of the battery cell. Further, the battery includes a protection circuit, wherein the protection circuit protects the battery cell based on the voltage of the battery cell detected by the voltage detection circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Baoning Huang, Bingcai Luo
  • Patent number: 10296140
    Abstract: An information processing method, an electronic device, and an information processing apparatus are provided. The information processing method comprises determining whether a display output state of a display screen satisfies a first preset condition; in response to the first preset condition being satisfied, controlling a key region to be in a mis-touch avoidance mode; in the mis-touch avoidance mode, in response to a first operation at the key region being detected, determining whether the first operation satisfies a second preset condition; and in response to the second preset condition being satisfied, controlling the key region to be unresponsive to the first operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jiangtong Tian
  • Patent number: 10297285
    Abstract: A video data processing method and an electronic apparatus are provided. The method includes obtaining a first image in a first video and separating a first part from the first image. The first video has a recording duration of a first time length. The method also includes obtaining a second image in a second video. The second video has a recording duration of a second time length. The first and second time lengths are different. Further, the method includes forming a composite image by compositing the first part of the first image and the second image, and forming a target video from a plurality of composite images, the plurality of composite images including the composite image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Wenqiang Liu
  • Patent number: 10298051
    Abstract: A method for prompting charging position includes acquiring a value of a first charging parameter through a first induction coil of an electronic device, determining whether a prompt message needs to be sent out based on the value of the first charging parameter, and after outputting the prompt message is determined, sending out the prompt message through an output unit of the electronic device to guide a user to move the electronic device to change a relative position between the electronic device and a wireless charging device from a first relative position to a second relative position. Further, the electric power obtained by and converted through the first induction coil when the relative position is the first relative position is smaller than the electric power obtained by and converted through the first induction coil when the relative position is the second relative position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Keming Yuan, Hesheng Liu
  • Patent number: 10287808
    Abstract: A rotation unit includes a first rotor, a second rotor coupled to the first rotor, and a third rotor coupled to the second rotor. The second rotor has reflection-symmetric structure, and the first rotor and the third rotor are reflection-symmetric to each other with respect to the second rotor. Each of the first rotor, the second rotor, and the third rotor includes one or more grooves and one or more pins. In response to the pins moving in the corresponding grooves, a length of a first face formed by inner faces of the first rotor, the second rotor, and the third rotor in the groove direction remains unchanged, and a length of a second face formed by outer faces of the first rotor, the second rotor, and the third rotor in the groove direction varies.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Xin Zhang
  • Patent number: 10291740
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for determining an application to be recommended are provided. The method includes: obtaining mode identification information of a usage mode used by each of a plurality of terminal devices and application identification information of an application run in the usage mode used by each of the plurality of terminal devices which are sent from each of the plurality of terminal devices; gathering the mode identification information and the application identification information sent from the plurality of terminal devices; and determining an application meeting a predetermined condition for each usage mode based on the gathered mode identification information and application identification information, where the application meeting the predetermined condition for each usage mode is an application to be recommended for each usage mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 14, 2019
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Lin Xu
  • Patent number: 10276036
    Abstract: Provided is an electronic system and a control method for the electronic system. The electronic system includes a maintenance apparatus configured to maintain a position of the electronic system relative to a user in a case that the electronic system is worn by the user; a first acquisition apparatus configured to detect triggering data; and a processing apparatus configured to determine whether the triggering data meets a first condition, and control the electronic system to perform a preset function based on a result of the determination. When using a wearable electronic device including the electronic system, a user can control the electronic system to perform a preset function only by triggering the first acquisition apparatus, thereby simplifying the control operation. And the control method can be used for driving the electronic system to perform a preset function, thereby providing convenience in use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignees: Beijing Lenovo Software Ltd., Lenovo (Beijing) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang-ho Lee, Xiaotian Zhu
  • Patent number: 10268310
    Abstract: An input method is provided. The method includes receiving a touch operation in a first region of a touch screen, the first region corresponding to an input region of a virtual input unit; measuring a pressure of the touch operation; determining a first input key corresponding to a location of the touch operation; and determining an instruction corresponding to the touch operation based on the measured pressure and the first input key.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xiaoping Zhang, Chunlong Yang, Lu Cao
  • Patent number: 10268331
    Abstract: An information processing method and an electronic device where the method includes determining current time information associated with the current time; and adjusting, based on the current time information, a display parameter of a first interactive object; wherein the first interactive object is an interactive object being operatively presented on a display unit of an electronic device and used to set a time-related parameter of the electronic device. The information processing method and the electronic device solve the technical problem that the currently displayed time cannot reflect the current true time in some cases, and achieve the technical effect of accurately and intuitively displaying the current true time.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yuekui Li
  • Patent number: 10268243
    Abstract: A connector and an electronic device having the connector are described. The connector includes a first connecting sheet and a second connecting sheet, each having a connecting portion and a non-connecting portion, wherein, each of the connecting portions of the first and second connecting sheets includes a plurality of teeth for mutual engagement and cooperation to effect a relative rotary motion of the first and second sheets, and each of the non-connecting portions of the first and second connecting sheets includes an external planar surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Xin Zhang
  • Patent number: 10261601
    Abstract: An electronic device and a mode switching method thereof are described. The electronic device includes a first body having a first end and a second end; a connecting body having a third end and a fourth end, with the third end being connected to the second end. The device also includes second body having a fifth end and a sixth end, with the fifth end being connected to the fourth end. The second body is at least capable of rotating relative to the first body based on the connecting body. The electronic device has at least a first mode, in which a first surface of the first body is covered by the connecting body and the second body, and a second mode, in which a surface composed by the first surface of the first body and a first surface of the connecting body is covered by the second body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jincherl Kwon, Sang-ho Lee
  • Patent number: 10264424
    Abstract: An information processing method is described and includes establishing a first communication channel between a central control device and at least one smart home device through a first communication module of the central control device; downloading from a cloud device and installing an application program corresponding to the at least one smart home device; generating a first control instruction based on a control logic of a first application program upon obtaining description information of the first control instruction; and sending the first control instruction to a first smart home device corresponding to the first application program through the first communication channel so as to control the first smart home device to respond, wherein the description information of the first control instruction indicates changing a state of the first smart home device. A central control device is also described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chuanyu Zhang, Bibo Yang
  • Patent number: 10254895
    Abstract: An information processing method, an electronic device, and an information processing apparatus are provided. The information processing method comprises determining whether a display output state of a display screen satisfies a first preset condition; in response to the first preset condition being satisfied, controlling a key region to be in a mis-touch avoidance mode; in the mis-touch avoidance mode, in response to a first operation at the key region being detected, determining whether the first operation satisfies a second preset condition; and in response to the second preset condition being satisfied, controlling the key region to be unresponsive to the first operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jiangtong Tian
  • Patent number: D847180
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xi Wan, Zhixiang Wang, Guanchen Yang
  • Patent number: D850443
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Jincherl Kwon