Patents Assigned to Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
  • Patent number: 9868271
    Abstract: The embodiment of the present disclosure provides a composite sheet, an electronic apparatus and a method for producing a component from the composite sheet, the composite sheet comprises a first sheet layer, a second sheet layer and a solid layer, wherein, the first sheet layer comprises at least one layer of first reinforced material; the second sheet layer comprises at least one layer of second reinforced material; the solid layer is located between the first sheet and the second sheet layer, wherein the solid layer is capable of being protruded from an interlayer space between the first sheet and the second sheet layer. Because the solid layer may be thermoplastic resin material which has a light weight, the entire weight of the composite sheet may be reduced.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignees: Beijing Lenovo Software Ltd., Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventors: Chunsun Zhang, Zhigang Na
  • Patent number: 9869589
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses an electronic device and an information processing method. The electronic device comprises a light detection unit, including a photonic crystal layer configured to reflect and transmit light with a first wavelength in a first incident light according to a voltage applied to the photonic crystal layer; and a photosensitive layer arranged at a light transmission side of the photonic crystal layer and configured to detect a first parameter of a first transmission light transmitted through the photonic crystal layer when the light with the first wavelength is reflected by the photonic crystal layer, and detect a second parameter of a second transmission light transmitted through the photonic crystal layer when the light with the first wavelength is transmitted through the photonic crystal layer; and a processing unit configured to form a spectrum of the first waveform according to the first parameter and the second parameter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignees: BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE LTD., LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventors: Zhenhua Zhang, Ke Shang
  • Patent number: 9864503
    Abstract: The disclosure provides a touch method applied in an electronic device and the corresponding electronic device. The electronic device has a first key arranged at a first position of the electronic device, and the first key is operable to respond to a first operation to control the electronic device to generate a first executable instruction based on the first operation for instructing the electronic device to display a first main interface through the first executable instruction. The method comprises: receiving a second operation via the first key when the electronic device displays a first interface of a first application program; judging whether the second operation satisfies a first preset rule to acquire a first judgment result; generating, according to the first judgment result, a second executable instruction based on the second operation; and controlling, according to the second executable instruction, the electronic device to perform an operation corresponding to the second executable instruction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2018
    Assignees: Beijing Lenovo Software Ltd., Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventor: Jiangtong Tian
  • Patent number: 9860481
    Abstract: The present invention provides an information processing method and an electronic device. The method is applied in a first electronic device and comprises: obtaining a first data; obtaining P frame images based on the first data, where P is an integer larger than or equal to 1; obtaining a second data based on a data channel with a second electronic device; obtaining Q frame images based on the second data, where Q is an integer larger than or equal to 1; generating a video stream of M frame images based on the P frame images and the Q frame images, where M<P+Q. With the present invention, based on the video data of both communication parties, the video or voice data can be clipped based on a processing rule to generate a video stream, such that the resulting video stream can be more compact and continuous and have a better viewing effect. The generated video stream can be used as a communication record for the communication parties which is convenient for the user to view or play as desired.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignees: BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE LTD., LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventor: Yan Ke
  • Patent number: 9844903
    Abstract: The present invention discloses a method of manufacturing a housing and an electronic device. The method comprises the following steps: preparing a mold according to a predetermined shape of the housing, wherein the mold comprises at least one moving die and at least one fixed die, a first texture structure is formed on the inner surface of the mold, and the first texture structure comprises a plurality of projections arranged in a first arrangement, and a groove recesses inwardly is formed between any two adjacent projections, and the groove is formed by etching and removing a part of the moving die and/or the fixed die by the laser engraving method; closing the moving die and the fixed die, and heating the mold to a predetermined mold temperature; and injecting a raw material in a melting state into the mold cavity of the mold; retaining a pressure of the raw material in the mold cavity of the mold; cooling the mold; opening the mold to complete the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2017
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventors: Yuming Xie, Liang Bo, Xudong Jing, Shurong He, Xiaoqin Han, Lei Ma, Lei Xu, Lan Zhou
  • Patent number: 9841034
    Abstract: A fan and an electronic apparatus are disclosed. The fan comprises a housing and a blade wheel. The housing is shaped as a hollow column, a thickness of the housing is less than a preset thickness, a radial air inlet and an air outlet are disposed in a side of the housing, and the blade wheel is mounted in the housing and shaped as a cylinder. The housing is also provided with an axial air inlet disposed in at least one bottom surface of the housing so that air can enter the housing from the bottom surface by rotating the blade wheel. The heat dissipation performance of the fan is improved, the present invention solves the technical problem in the prior art that thinning of the fan in the super-thin electronic apparatus will lead to reduction in heat dissipation performance, and achieving technical effects that the electronic apparatus has high heat dissipation performance while super thinning the electronic apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignees: BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE LTD., LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventors: Zizhou Jia, Ying Sun, Zhigang Na
  • Patent number: 9839057
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a method for exchanging information between electronic devices, and an electronic device. The method includes at a first electronic device: determining that a request for exchanging information from a second electronic device is valid, after receiving the request; acquiring an information area with respect to the request, and selecting area data corresponding to the information area; and after or at the same time of the selection of the area data, establishing a communication connection with the second electronic device, and transmitting the area data over the communication connection. After coming into contact with the second electronic device, the electronic device equipped with the touch screen, as the first electronic device, may establish and perform data transmission with the second electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2011
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignees: Beijing Lenovo Software Ltd., Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventor: Xiaobing Guo
  • Patent number: 9836090
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an electronic device and a method for controlling the electronic device, capable of solving the problem that the screen of the electronic device is fragile in use. The electronic device comprises a display unit having an electro-deformable layer provided on its surface. The method comprises: detecting a state parameter of the electronic device; determining whether the electronic device is in a predetermined state based on the state parameter; and applying, upon determining that the electronic device is in the predetermined state, a predetermined current to the electro-deformable layer, such that a strength of the electro-deformable layer is increased from a first, default strength to a second strength.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2017
    Assignees: Beijing Lenovo Software Ltd., Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventor: Chen Chen
  • Patent number: 9823716
    Abstract: Disclosed is a heat dissipation apparatus and an electronic device. The heat dissipation apparatus is suitable for a processor in an electronic device. The heat dissipation apparatus includes a housing including an inlet for introducing a cooling fluid into the housing and an outlet for allowing the cooling fluid to exit from the housing. The heat dissipation apparatus includes a heat dissipating member disposed in the housing. The heat dissipation apparatus includes a buffer member disposed between the inlet and the heat dissipating member. The buffer member includes through-holes for inhibiting a flow of the cooling liquid from the inlet of the housing to the dissipating member to transfer heat across the heat dissipating member to the cooling fluid. The electronic device may include a processor and the heat dissipation apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventor: Cuicui Wang
  • Patent number: 9824650
    Abstract: A method for an electronic device with a display unit and an electronic device are provided. The method may comprise: obtaining an environmental parameter under an environment where the electronic device is disposed when the display unit is in a first display status, the environmental parameter including at least an environmental color temperature parameter of the environment and configured for adjusting the display status of the display unit; determining whether to adjust the display status based on at least the environmental color temperature parameter included in the environmental parameter to get a first determination result; and adjusting the display status from the first display status to a second display status different from the first display status if the first determination result indicates that it is to adjust the display status.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignees: BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE LTD., LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventors: Zhenhua Zhang, Ke Shang
  • Patent number: 9820076
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide an information processing method and an electronic device. The method comprises: modulating a first audio signal associated with a first channel in a first sound source file onto a first ultrasound signal to obtain a first modulated ultrasound signal; modulating a second audio signal associated with a second channel in a second sound source file onto a second ultrasound signal to obtain a second modulated ultrasound signal; transmitting a first ultrasound wave associated with the first modulated ultrasound signal, such that the first ultrasound wave, once reflected by a first reflection plane, produces a first audible sound signal corresponding to the first audio signal; and transmitting a second ultrasound wave associated with the second modulated ultrasound signal, such that the second ultrasound wave, once reflected by a second reflection plane, produces a second audible sound signal corresponding to the second audio signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Assignees: Beijing Lenovo Software Ltd., Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventors: Ping Guo, Weiyu Yang, Gang Yan
  • Patent number: 9812075
    Abstract: A display screen is disclosed. The display screen comprises a light source layer, configured to be in an “on” state for providing a display light source corresponding to a first display mode, when the display screen is in the first display mode, and to be in an “off” state when the display screen is in a second display mode different from the first display mode; a liquid crystal layer, disposed in front of the light source layer; a polarizer, disposed in front of the liquid crystal layer; and a control unit, in connection with the liquid crystal layer and configured to control the liquid crystal layer. An electronic device is also disclosed, including the above described display screen and a method for processing information of the electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignees: BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE LTD., LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventors: Fang Xu, Zhenhua Zhang, Ke Shang, Like Zhong
  • Patent number: 9803655
    Abstract: The present invention discloses an airflow accelerating device and an electronic apparatus. The airflow accelerating device comprises: a housing, having a chamber formed therein; at least one vibrating plate, disposed within the chamber; at least one division plate, fixed in the housing, for dividing the chamber into at least two sub-chambers, each of the at least two sub-chambers having at least one air outlet configured to transmit airflow generated by vibration of the vibrating plate to outside of the chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignees: Beijing Lenovo Software Ltd., Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventors: Ting Tian, Jinyu Li
  • Patent number: 9806752
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an electronic device and an information processing method of providing an electronic device which may be used more conveniently. The electronic device comprises: a main body; a first audio output component arranged on a first outer surface of the main body; a display arranged on a second outer surface of the main body, the first outer surface and the second outer surface being opposite to each other; an audio input component arranged on the main body; a second audio output component arranged on the main body, wherein an attribute parameter of the second audio output component is higher than that of the first audio output component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignees: Beijing Lenovo Software Ltd., Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventors: Jie Xia, Ge Gao
  • Publication number: 20170301312
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses an information processing method and an electronic device, solving the technical problem that it needs to write additional special codes to enable executing an application program in two or more electronic devices simultaneously and enable displaying output content collectively on two or more display units. The method includes: acquiring data of a first part of a first object needed to be displayed on the first display unit, wherein, data of a second part in the first object different from the data of the first part is determined to be displayed on a second display unit; synchronizing, by the first electronic device, with the second electronic device; and displaying the data of the first part on the first display unit by the first electronic device synchronously executing a first application program corresponding to the first object while displaying the data of the second part on the second display unit by the second electronic device executing the first application program.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 28, 2014
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Applicant: LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventors: Fanzhi Li, Gang Bai, Jianjun Pang, Hao Liu, Qiang Guo, Mingxu Mao
  • Patent number: 9766777
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods and apparatuses for window display, and methods and apparatuses for touch-operating an application. The method for window display enables displaying a window in an appropriate position for convenient use. The method include displaying a main menu including at least one menu item, determining a first window corresponding to a first menu item in the main menu based on a first input operation on the first menu item, determining a position parameter and/or a direction parameter for the first window, and displaying the first window according to the position parameter and/or the direction parameter. The present application also discloses an apparatus for implementing the method.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignees: LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED, BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE LTD.
    Inventors: Lu Lu, Yu Chen, Jun Li, Xin Li, Shuangxi Huang
  • Patent number: 9767805
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a voice recognition method for use in an electronic apparatus comprising a voice input module. The method comprises: receiving voice data by the voice input module; performing a first pattern voice recognition on the received voice data, including identifying whether the voice data comprises a first voice recognition information; performing a second pattern voice recognition on the voice data if the voice data comprises the first voice recognition information; and performing or refusing an operation corresponding to the first voice recognition information according to a result of the second pattern voice recognition. The present disclosure also provides a voice controlling method, an information processing method, and an electronic apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignees: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited, Beijing Lenovo Software Ltd.
    Inventors: Haisheng Dai, Qianying Wang, Shi Chen
  • Publication number: 20170262023
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an electronic apparatus and a method for producing a housing, which relate to a technical field of electronics. The electronic apparatus comprises: a housing comprising a side wall forming an accommodating space and having an outer surface which is divided into K appearance layers, where K is a positive integer greater than or equal to 3, and wherein borderlines between adjacent layers in the K appearance layers are parallel to each other.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Publication date: September 14, 2017
    Applicants: BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE LTD., LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED
    Inventors: Shurong HE, Xiaoli FAN, Yue QIN, Yuming XIE, Yingjia YAO, Lei MA, Xiaoqin HAN
  • Patent number: 9760484
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a data processing method and an electronic device. The method is applied in an electronic device, the electronic device being configured with a CPU and a UEFI BIOS; the CPU comprising at least two executing cores each capable of executing one thread; the method comprising: obtaining a first instruction for backup/recovery of designated data when the UEFI BIOS is started to run; invoking a second executing core of the CPU based on the first instruction; and executing the backup/recovery of the designated data by the UEFI BIOS and the second executing core, wherein the UEFI BIOS is run by a first executing core of the CPU.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 12, 2017
    Assignees: Beijing Lenovo Software Ltd., Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventor: Hongjiang Bi
  • Publication number: 20170255816
    Abstract: One embodiment provides a detection method, comprising: detecting, using a touch pad of an electronic device, a touch operation; determining whether a touch position of the touch operation is located in a first area of the electronic device; obtaining, using an recognition apparatus of the electronic device, an image of a target associated with the touch operation responsive to determining that the touch operation is located in the first area of the electronic device. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2017
    Publication date: September 7, 2017
    Applicant: Lenovo (Beijing) Limited
    Inventor: Ying Gao