Patents Assigned to Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
  • Patent number: 10101197
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a vibration collector. The vibration collector comprises: a vibration collecting component; a first wireless coupler connected to the vibration collecting component; and an attaching component that is made of a flexible material and enables the vibration collector to be fixed onto an outer surface of an object in a detachable manner. When the vibration collector is fixed onto the outer surface of the object, the vibration collecting component collects a vibration from a vibration source and generates an electrical vibration signal based on the vibration. The first wireless coupler transmits the electrical vibration signal to an electronic device for processing. Also provided is an electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignees: BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE LTD., LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventors: Junfeng Liu, Qicheng Ding
  • Patent number: 10091607
    Abstract: One embodiment provides a method, including: detecting, at an electronic device, a wireless signal associated with an input device; identifying, using a processor, a data set corresponding to the wireless signal; analyzing the data set to determine an identity characteristic of the input device; and pairing, based on the analyzing, the electronic device with the input device. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventor: Fan Zhi Li
  • Patent number: 10085635
    Abstract: An information processing method performed in a wearable electronic device, periodically acquiring an eye pupil sizes of a user wearing the wearable electronic device; determining a difference between the eye pupil size acquired in a current cycle and the eye pupil size acquired in a previous cycle; and adjusting an optical characteristics of a light transmission module of the wearable electronic device according to the determined difference between the eye pupil size acquired in a current cycle and the eye pupil size acquired in a previous cycle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignees: Beijing Lenovo Software Ltd., LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventor: Zheng Liu
  • Patent number: 10067647
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses an information processing method and a deformable electronic device. The information processing method is applied in a deformable electronic device. The method comprises: acquiring a first deformation parameter corresponding to deformation of the electronic device when the first content is displayed on the display unit provided in the deformable electronic device; determining a control instruction based on the first deformation parameter; and displaying a second content on the display unit based on the control instruction, the first content being different from the second content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 4, 2018
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventors: Chao Zhang, Bo Zhang
  • Patent number: 10048574
    Abstract: An embodiment provides an electronic device, including: a support arm; a base portion connected to one end of the support arm; a head portion connected to the other end of the support arm; a projector disposed within the head portion; and a projector adjustment element that adjusts an image projected by the projector; wherein a portion of the projector adjustment element is exposed on an underside of the head portion. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventor: Yulong Xu
  • Patent number: 10049623
    Abstract: An embodiment provides a method, including: displaying, on a display device, visual information represented via electronic ink, wherein the electronic ink comprises a plurality of particles; modifying, using a processor, the display device to increase visibility of the electronic ink; wherein said modifying is performed using at least one of the plurality of particles. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventors: Tao Sun, Shaofeng Zhu
  • Patent number: 10043374
    Abstract: One embodiment provides a method, including obtaining an environmental parameter, wherein the environmental parameter indicates a state parameter of targeted monitoring space; processing the environmental parameter to obtain a processing result; selecting, on the basis of the processing result, a target monitoring policy corresponding to the environmental parameter from at least a first monitoring policy and a second monitoring policy, wherein a first monitoring mode of the first monitoring policy is different from a second monitoring mode of the second monitoring policy; and processing input from the targeted monitoring space according to the target monitoring policy. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventors: Fangfei Dong, Wenlin Yan
  • Patent number: 10037206
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods and systems for state switching. The method is applied to a first hardware system. The first hardware system is connected with a second hardware system. The first hardware system has a first operation state and a second operation state. The second hardware system includes a memory unit. The memory unit has a first access state and a second access state. The memory unit is in the first access state currently. The method includes: the first hardware system sends an access state switching instruction to the second hardware system when the first hardware system enters the second operation state from the first operation state, wherein, the access state switching instruction is adapted to switch the memory unit of the second hardware system from the first access state to the second access state. The application of the present invention can ensure the security of key data, avoid the access of key data by malicious software, reduce the implementation costs and has a higher extensibility.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignees: LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED, BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE LTD.
    Inventor: Xiaowen Wang
  • Patent number: 10031564
    Abstract: An apparatus is disclosed that includes a heat pipe. The heat pipe includes a heat dissipation section arranged to dissipate heat using a fan. The heat pipe further includes a heat absorption section arranged to absorb heat from a heat source of an electronic device. The heat pipe further includes a heat dissipation medium disposed inside the heat pipe. The apparatus further includes a driving member coupled to the heat pipe and configured to drive the heat dissipation medium to flow circularly inside the heat pipe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventors: Zizhou Jia, Ying Sun, Zhigang Na
  • Patent number: 10033205
    Abstract: For preventing overcurrent discharge, a protection method, a power supply apparatus, and an electronic device are disclosed. The power supply apparatus may include a power supply module and a protection circuit coupled to the power supply module and an electrical terminal. The protection circuit may include a controller that directs power from the power supply module to the electrical terminal, wherein the controller stops a current flow from the power supply module to the electrical terminal in response to a voltage detected by the controller being higher than a threshold voltage based on a temperature of the protection circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventor: Xianxi Li
  • Patent number: 10026378
    Abstract: Information processing methods and electronic devices are provided. A method for an electronic device with a display unit may comprise: determining a first environmental light parameter under an environment where the electronic device is disposed; and determining a first display parameter for output by the display unit based on the first environmental light parameter. When the display unit performs display based on the first display parameter, a difference between a first color temperature of the display unit and a second color temperature of the environment may be less than a first preset threshold.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignees: BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE LTD., LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventors: Zhenhua Zhang, Ke Shang, Guang Yang
  • Patent number: 10018201
    Abstract: Embodiments of the application disclose a fan and a mold for making a fan blade structure for the fan. An embodiment of the fan comprises a fan blade structure and the fan blade structure comprises a mounting ring and a plurality of fan blades provided on the mounting ring, wherein mounting ring and the fan blades are integrally formed. The mold comprises a mounting ring and a plurality of fan blades provided on the mounting ring, the mold comprising a cavity having a ring-shaped channel configured for forming the mounting ring and a plurality of fan blade channels configured for forming the plurality of fan blades, in order to integrally form the fan blade structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignees: BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE LTD., LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventors: Zizhou Jia, Zhigang Na, Ying Sun
  • Patent number: 10013730
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the field of display control processing and provides a display method and a display device. The display method includes: obtaining an object to be displayed; parsing the object to obtain corresponding information of the object; obtaining a media resource corresponding to the corresponding information based on the corresponding information; and displaying the object and presenting the media resource corresponding to the corresponding information. With the present invention, the display effect of the object can be enriched and the user's reading experience can be enhanced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignees: LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED, BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE LTD.
    Inventors: Yaqiang Wu, Shaowei Chen, Jianzhong Zhang, Zhepeng Wang, Mingxiang Cai, Xiaoming Liu
  • Patent number: 10007484
    Abstract: An electronic device comprising a display unit operable under different operating modes based on a structure of the display unit, and first and second sound acquisition units that acquire sound in a first or second operating mode based on a first or second structure of the display unit. Also provided is a method for controlling an electronic device comprising steps of determining whether a display unit is in a first or second mode, where the display unit is in the first mode when all parts on the display unit are on a same plane, and in the second mode when at least two parts on the display unit are not on the same plane; controlling a first sound acquisition unit to work when the display unit is in the first mode; and controlling a second sound acquisition unit to work when the display unit is in the second mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventors: Bin Li, Wenjing Shen
  • Patent number: 10009891
    Abstract: This invention discloses a communication methods, servers, and terminals. Aspects receive an allocation request, used for registering and connecting to the communication network, of an identity identifier from a terminal; parse the allocation request of the identity identifier and acquiring an attribute information of the identity identifier; find, from a plurality of identity identifier candidates, an identity identifier matching with the attribute information of the identity identifier and regard the found identity identifier as the one to be allocated; read the data, used for registering and connecting to the communication network, of the to-be-allocated identity identifier, and send the data, used for registering and connecting to the communication network, of the to-be-allocated identity identifier to terminals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventors: Zhuangzhuang Hao, Xuegong Zhou
  • Patent number: 10007316
    Abstract: The embodiments of the present application provide a method and a state control apparatus as well as a portable terminal. The method is applied in a first system connected to a second system and includes: detecting, by the first system, a first event; determining a first state of the first system and a second state of the second system when the first event is a first predetermined event; obtaining a predetermined policy including a first control command and a second control command based on the first state of the first system, the second state of the second system and the first predetermined event; and controlling, by the first system, its own state based on the first control command and transmitting the second control command to the second system such that the second system is switched from the second state to a fourth state. The second system has different power consumptions in the second state and the fourth state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 3, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 26, 2018
    Assignees: LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED, BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE LTD
    Inventors: Ning An, Songtao Lin, Chentao Yu
  • Patent number: 9997817
    Abstract: Disclosed is a single notch filter, comprising a dielectric layer, a first metal layer and a second metal layer, wherein the first metal layer and the second metal layer are arranged onto two opposite surfaces of the dielectric layer, the first metal layer comprises a metal microstrip patch, the second metal layer comprises a coplanar waveguide plate and a metal grounding plate, and a fractal defected ground body of the coplanar waveguide plate is coupled with the metal microstrip patch based on the dielectric layer. Other embodiments are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventor: Chang Su
  • Patent number: 9983842
    Abstract: The disclosure provides an adjusting method and an electronic device. The method comprises: acquiring a first shape parameter of a first foldable screen; and transmitting the first shape parameter to a second electronic device coupled to the first electronic device, so as to allow the second electronic device to adjust a shape of a second foldable screen of the second electronic device based on the first shape parameter, or generating first synchronization information based on the first shape parameter and transmitting the first synchronization information to the second electronic device coupled to the first electronic device, so as to allow the second electronic device to adjust the shape of the second foldable screen based on the first synchronization information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 19, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventor: Jianfeng Chen
  • Patent number: 9986362
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an information processing method and an electronic device. The method comprises: obtaining an audio signal in an output signal; determining N channel signals in the audio signal, where N is a positive integer; determining whether the audio signal needs to be adjusted or not; and adjusting, when the audio signal needs to be adjusted, an output parameter of at least one of the N channel signals respectively, and outputting the N adjusted channel signals via an audio output device, such that the N adjusted channel signals correspond to a sound source position of the audio signal. The above method according to the present disclosure can solve the technical problem that the audio signal cannot be adjusted in real time and achieve a technical effect of automatic adjustment of the audio signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventor: Lixin Gao
  • Patent number: 9986659
    Abstract: One embodiment provides rotating shaft, including: a spindle comprising an internal first channel; a wheel casing operatively coupled to the spindle, wherein the wheel casing comprises an internal second channel; and a bearing housing the spindle, comprising a third channel located between the bearing and the spindle; wherein the first channel, the second channel, and the third channel are located to form an enclosed annular channel configured to hold a substance. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 29, 2018
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventors: Jui-Chan Fan, Jeng-Ming Lai