Patents Assigned to Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
  • Patent number: 10356288
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present invention provide electronic devices, information processing methods and computer programs products wherein collecting units are used for collecting images. A display unit can be used for displaying images collected by the collecting unit on a first plane. A collecting support can be used for installing the collecting unit, wherein the collecting support comprises: a first movable support, arranged on the case of the display unit through a first rotating shaft, which can rotate in a second plane perpendicular to the first plane; a second movable support, arranged on the first movable support through a second rotating shaft, which can rotate relative to the first movable support in the second plane; and wherein the collecting unit is arranged on the second movable support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventors: Bai Lin, Rui Wang, Ya Zhang, Yan Ma
  • Patent number: 10354243
    Abstract: Disclosed are authentication methods, systems and servers. Aspect processes include receiving an authentication request sent by a first terminal; determining at least a first sub authentication request and a second sub authentication request with both corresponding to the authentication request; sending the first sub authentication request to a second terminal and the second sub authentication request to a third terminal; when receiving the first verification information sent by the second terminal and the second verification information sent by the third terminal, authenticating the first verification information and the second verification information; and sending the authentication result to the first terminal; wherein the second terminal or the third terminal is the same terminal as the first terminal or is a different terminal from the first terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventors: Dongliang Yue, Jiao Wang
  • Patent number: 10345859
    Abstract: A display method, apparatus, and program product for a bendable electronic device. The method determines whether a display of a bendable electronic device is in a planar first form or in a curved second form. The method displays a first interface of a first application in response to determining that the display is in the planer first form. The method displays a second interface that is available in the first application, the second interface adaptive to the curve second form, in response to determining that the display is in the curved second form is disclosed. An apparatus and/or a program product may perform the method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventors: Wenjing Shen, Wenchao Ma, Feng Chen, Xiaotian Zhu, Guanchen Yang, Jie Xia, Sheng Yang, Zhixiang Wang
  • Patent number: 10345769
    Abstract: The application provides a method and an apparatus for controlling a smart home device. The method includes: obtaining a first linkage rule for controlling a first response device to enter into a first state based on a first parameter of a first condition device; traversing a plurality of linkage rules to search linkage rules matching a second state of the first response device and generating a second linkage rule based on a preset strategy in case that no linkage rule matching the second state is found, the second linkage rule is operable to control the first response device to enter into the second state based on a second parameter of a second condition device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventor: Jinfeng Zhang
  • Patent number: 10327346
    Abstract: An apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus may include at least two rotation shafts arranged substantially parallel to one another. The apparatus may include at least two fixing members. At least one fixing member of the at least two fixing members may be disposed at each side of the at least two rotating shafts. The apparatus may include at least two sliding members. A least one sliding member of the at least two sliding members may connect at least one rotating shaft to at least one fixing member. Each of the at least two sliding members may be disposed on opposite sides of the at least two rotating shafts. In response to the at least two rotation shafts rotating, a distance between the two or more rotating shafts and the at least two fixing members changes in a lengthwise direction. An electronic device and method are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventor: Ran Zhang
  • Patent number: 10310637
    Abstract: One embodiment provides a method of controlling an electronic device including: activating one or more applications for display on a display unit; detecting a motion of an input device in relation to the electronic device, wherein the motion is in correspondence with a user instruction to end the running one or more applications; and ending the running of the one or more applications. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventor: Xiaohu Zhu
  • Patent number: 10296211
    Abstract: An apparatus for a foldable electronic device and a method of manufacturing the same. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a foldable display module for an electronic computing device. The foldable display module includes a left display module portion that is foldable relative to a right display module portion. The apparatus further includes a foldable input module for the electronic computing device. The foldable input module includes a left input portion that is foldable relative to a right input portion. The apparatus further includes a connector that pivotally connects the foldable display module to the foldable input module such that the foldable display module is capable of pivotally opening and closing relative to the foldable input module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventor: Jianyu Chen
  • Patent number: 10299075
    Abstract: An embodiment provides an electronic device, including: a wireless communication unit; and a processor operatively coupled to the wireless communication unit; and a memory that stores instructions executable by the processor to: scan and acquire wireless device signal data; determine, based on the wireless device signal data, that the electronic device is within a preset range of a wireless device; and determine a geographic position of the electronic device based on the electronic device being within the preset range. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventors: Tian Gao, Liuxin Zhang, Qichuan Yang
  • Patent number: 10297634
    Abstract: One embodiment provides a device, including: a composite image sensor, including: a wiring layer that processes electrical signals; a first photodiode layer configured to convert a first light wave signal into an electrical signal; and a second photodiode layer configured to convert a second light wave signal into an electrical signal; wherein the first photodiode layer and the second photodiode layer are separated by a predetermined distance. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventors: Zhou Yu, Zhi Hu Wang
  • Patent number: 10295403
    Abstract: A method, electronic device, and program product is disclosed. The method may include determining an environmental parameter of an environment at a location of an electronic device. The method may include identifying a first object of a virtual scenario that relates to the environmental parameter. The method may include generating a display parameter of the first object based on the environmental parameter. The method may include displaying the first object in the virtual scenario based on the display parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 21, 2019
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventor: Ben Xu
  • Patent number: 10281988
    Abstract: A method for display control and an electronic device are provided. The method includes: detecting a first touch operation and a second touch operation performed on a touch sensing unit. A first touch direction corresponding to the first touch operation and a second touch direction corresponding to the second touch operation are obtained. A first control instruction is obtained based on the first touch direction and the second touch direction. That is, in embodiments of the disclosure, the effect of a touch instruction response to two successively performed touch operations is different from the effect of a touch instruction response to two separately performed touch operations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignees: Beijing Lenovo Software Ltd., Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventors: Qingdi Xie, Xiaoping Zhang, Gang Li, Chunlong Yang
  • Patent number: 10276126
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an information processing method and an electronic device. The electronic device has a display unit, and is capable of generating a deformation in response to a stress. The display unit of the electronic device is capable of presenting M window interfaces, each of the M window interfaces being used for displaying a separate display content. The method comprises: determining a first display sub-region of the display unit which is in a presentation state, when it is judged that the electronic device has generated a predetermined deformation; obtaining a first attribute parameter of a first window interface among the M window interfaces; and displaying the first window interface in the first display sub-region if the first attribute parameter satisfies a preset condition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignees: Beijing Lenovo Software Ltd., Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventor: Ben Xu
  • Patent number: 10254960
    Abstract: An electronic device is disclosed. The electronic device may include a display device and an input device for user input. The input device may be movably coupled to the display device. The electronic device may include a processor coupled to the display device and the input device. The processor may detect a first and a second operating mode of the electronic device, and then may control the input device to operate either under the first input mode or the second input mode respectively in accordance with the detected relative arrangement. A method and programming product are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventor: Haiwei Zhao
  • Patent number: 10257427
    Abstract: An information processing method and an electronic device are provided. The method comprises: detecting a first movement parameter value of an image capture unit of the electronic device in its current movement state, the first movement parameter value being associated with the current movement state of the image capture unit; determining a first capturing frame rate corresponding to the first movement parameter value based on a correspondence between movement parameter values and capturing frame rates; and controlling the image capture unit to capture an image at the first capturing frame rate.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventor: Qian Zhao
  • Patent number: 10248231
    Abstract: One embodiment provides a method including detecting an induction region of an electronic device to obtain a first input operation performed by an operation body on press keys of the electronic device, wherein the induction region overlaps with at least a portion of the press keys; collecting and obtaining a first texture information and a second texture information of the operation body within a preset time, and determining a texture information deformation value generated along with the first input operation performed by the operation body based on the first texture information and the second texture information; comparing the texture information deformation value with a preset deformation value to generate a comparison result; and generating and executing a control instruction corresponding to the texture information deformation value based on the comparison result. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2019
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventor: Jiangtong Tian
  • Patent number: 10242171
    Abstract: The present embodiments provide a biometric authentication method and electronic device. A proper authentication template can be selected during the acquisition of biometric information based on the environment information thereof to authenticate the acquired biometric information, so as to enhance the effectiveness of authentication processing. The biometric authentication method comprises the steps of: acquiring biometric information of a body part in an acquisition area of a biometric acquisition module; acquiring environment information at the acquisition area of the biometric acquisition module; determining an authentication template corresponding to the environment information based on the environment information; and authenticating the biometric information based on the authentication template corresponding to the environment information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventors: Xuguo Liu, Weixian Guo, Feng Gao
  • Patent number: 10234933
    Abstract: An information processing method is applied in a first electronic device, which includes a display screen and a communication interface. In the method, the first electronic device is connected to a second electronic device through the communication interface; object data is acquired from the second electronic device; a display form is determined for displaying the object data on the display screen according to a parameter of the object data. An object navigation interface is generated based on the object data and displayed on the display screen when the second electronic device is in a first device posture. Each object on the second electronic device can be searched and displayed on the display screen through the object navigation interface. An object corresponding to the object data is displayed on the display screen based on the object data when the second electronic device is in a second device posture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 28, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignees: BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE LTD., LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventor: Xingping Jiang
  • Patent number: 10231129
    Abstract: One embodiment provides a method, including: receiving, at an information handling device, a first predetermined data characteristic and a second predetermined data characteristic; receiving, at the information handling device, text data comprising a third predetermined data characteristic; comparing, using a processor, the third predetermined data characteristic with the first predetermined data characteristic and the second predetermined data characteristic; and determining, based on the comparing, whether the third predetermined data characteristic is associated with the first predetermined data characteristic or the second predetermined data characteristic. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventor: Da Ye Yang
  • Patent number: 10225684
    Abstract: An information processing method and an electronic device are provided. The method can be applied to an electronic device and comprises: receiving first information that contains first characteristic information; acquiring first location information corresponding to a first location where the electronic device is located; correlating the first location information with the first information; outputting the first information and the first location information in response to that a first operation for reviewing the first information is detected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignees: BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE LTD., LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventor: Jinhong Jia
  • Patent number: 10222866
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an information processing method and an electronic device, capable of solving the problem with the conventional solution that the user may not activate the interaction interface conveniently without knowing the position of the triggering control.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignees: BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE LTD., LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventors: Xiang Cao, Cheng Guo, Jundong Xue, Jun Wei