Patents Assigned to Lenovo (Singapore) PTE LTD
  • Publication number: 20240121909
    Abstract: A centrifugal fan includes: a fan having a motor that rotates around a central axis, and a plurality of blades provided on an outer periphery of the motor; and a casing which accommodates the fan, and has an intake port provided in the axial direction of the central axis, and an exhaust port provided in a direction orthogonal to the central axis, wherein an end surface of each of the plurality of blades that faces the intake port is provided with an inclined portion that inclines such that a height thereof in the axial direction gradually decreases toward the motor, and the plurality of blades include a plurality of blade groups having different start point positions at which the inclined portions start to incline in a direction from the tips of the blades toward the motor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2023
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Applicant: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Masahiro Kitamura, Junki Hashiba, Shusaku Tomizawa, Takateru Adachi
  • Publication number: 20240118479
    Abstract: A keyboard unit includes a plurality of keytops; a baseplate supporting the plurality of keytops; and a light-emitting module having a light guide plate, a first flexible sheet covering a first surface of the light guide plate, and a second flexible sheet covering a second surface of the light guide plate opposite to the first surface of the light guide plate, wherein the light-emitting module is disposed on the baseplate such that the first flexible sheet is between the baseplate and the light guide plate, a hole is formed in the light-emitting module through the light guide plate, the first flexible sheet, and the second flexible sheet, and at a periphery of the hole, the second flexible sheet is fixed to the baseplate to form a continuous barrier from the second surface of the light guide plate to the baseplate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2023
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Applicant: LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.
    Inventors: Kentaro Nagase, Satoshi Douzono
  • Publication number: 20240121916
    Abstract: A heat radiation structure includes a mesh that abuts on a surface of a die, and a vapor chamber that interposes the mesh between the surface of the die and the vapor chamber. The mesh includes a heat generation element abutting range portion that is provided at a central portion of the mesh, is impregnated with a liquid metal, and abuts on the surface of the die to receive heat, and a pair of heat generation element non-abutting range portions that continuously extends from both sides of the heat generation element abutting range portion and does not abut on the surface of the die. Each of the pair of heat generation element non-abutting range portions is fixed to the vapor chamber via a sheet material. Each of a pair of the heat generation element non-abutting range portions is interposed between a pair of the sheet materials.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 19, 2023
    Publication date: April 11, 2024
    Applicant: LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.
    Inventors: Masahiro Kitamura, Takuroh Kamimura, Ryota Watanabe, Junki Hashiba
  • Patent number: 11956832
    Abstract: Apparatuses, methods, and systems are disclosed for efficiently transmitting a SR. One apparatus includes a memory comprising instructions executable by a processor to cause the apparatus to trigger a buffer status report for a first logical channel and trigger a SR for the first logical channel based at least in part on the triggered buffer status report. The instructions are executable by the processor to cause the apparatus determine whether a SR configuration associated with the first logical channel is configured with a set of PUCCH resources for a transmission of a SR on a current active BWP and initiate a RACH procedure for requesting uplink resources if the SR configuration associated with the first logical channel is not configured with the set of PUCCH resources for the transmission of the SR on the current active BWP.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Joachim Loehr, Prateek Basu Mallick, Ravi Kuchibhotla
  • Patent number: 11954272
    Abstract: An information processing device includes a first display, a touch sensor on a screen of the first display detects a position of an object on the screen and detects approach of a pen within a distance above the screen, a pen input processing acquires a position of the pen on the screen by switching between a first input mode for displaying a movement locus of the pen on the screen based on the position of the pen and a second input mode for making a second display sets to a specific arrangement relation with the first display displays the movement locus of the pen and an input switch processing which switches between the first input mode and the second input mode alternately in accordance with a movement of the pen performed in a non-contact state based on the specific arrangement relation after detection of the pen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Keiichi Yoshitomi, Yoshitsugu Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11950689
    Abstract: Apparatuses, tables, and method of making the apparatuses and tables are disclosed for stowing and expanding a desk device. An exemplary apparatus, in one embodiment, includes a frame, a first surface slidably received by the frame in a horizontal plane between and including a stowed position and an expanded position, and a second surface slidably received by the frame between and including a stowed position and an expanded position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Kathryn Cubrilovic, John Travis Wettroth, Brian William Wallace, Samuel Patterson, Yoshihito Nakagaki
  • Patent number: 11956747
    Abstract: Apparatuses, methods, and systems are disclosed for determining mobile network policy freshness. One method includes accessing a first policy associated with a first mobile network, a first policy identifier, and a freshness parameter. The method includes determining, based on the freshness parameter, whether the first policy is fresh. The method includes transmitting a registration message to a second mobile network. The registration message includes the first policy identifier in response to determining that the first policy is not fresh.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 9, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Dimitrios Karampatsis, Apostolis Salkintzis, Genadi Velev
  • Patent number: 11953943
    Abstract: A device can include a processor; memory accessible to the processor; a base housing; a display housing that includes a front side, a back side and a display panel on the front side that spans an intermediate portion and wing portions of the display housing, where the wing portions fold over the front side of the intermediate portion, where the wing portions open to form a continuous front facing viewable display, and where the wing portions open and fold over the back side of the intermediate portion and meet to form a substantially continuous back facing viewable display; and a hinge assembly that couples the display housing to the base housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Denis Leite Gomes, Carlos Eduardo Dias Duarte, Alanderson Salomao Goncalves
  • Patent number: 11956800
    Abstract: Apparatuses, methods, and systems are disclosed for preempting an uplink resource allocation. One apparatus includes a processor and a transceiver that receives a first allocation of uplink resources in a mobile communication network and receives a second allocation of uplink resources. Here, the second allocation at least partially overlaps in time with the first allocation and the second allocation is received at a later time than the first allocation. The processor determines whether the second allocation is associated with higher priority traffic than the first allocation and preempts the first allocation to generate a TB according to the second allocation in response to the second allocation being associated with higher priority traffic than the first allocation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Joachim Loehr, Alexander Johann Maria Golitschek Edler von Elbwart, Ravi Kuchibhotla, Prateek Basu Mallick
  • Patent number: 11956830
    Abstract: Apparatuses, methods, and systems are disclosed for PUSCH transmission using an aggregation factor. One method includes selecting, at a user equipment, a physical random access channel preamble. The method includes transmitting the physical random access channel preamble. The method includes, in response to transmitting the physical random access channel preamble, receiving a random access response message comprising an uplink grant for transmission of a physical uplink shared channel. The method includes transmitting the physical uplink shared channel according to the uplink grant using a first physical uplink shared channel aggregation factor. The user equipment is configured with a second physical uplink shared channel aggregation factor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Joachim Loehr, Alexander Johann Maria Golitschek Edler von Elbwart, Prateek Basu Mallick, Vijay Nangia, Hyejung Jung, Ravi Kuchibhotla
  • Publication number: 20240111477
    Abstract: An information processing system includes an information processing apparatus and an input device, where the input device includes a vibrating unit, the information processing apparatus includes a touch sensor and a display unit, and the touch sensor and the display unit are superimposed on each other. A controller of the information processing apparatus or the input device supplies, to the vibrating unit, a drive signal obtained by synthesizing a vibration component and a sound component in response to contact of the input device with the touch sensor, and determines output characteristics of the sound component based on an acoustic environment of the information processing apparatus.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 9, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Applicant: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Keiichi Yoshitomi, Mitsuhiro Yamazaki
  • Publication number: 20240111335
    Abstract: A tape member of an electronic apparatus includes: double-sided adhesive tape having a releasable property by stretching; and a sheet-shaped handle member connected to the double-sided adhesive tape, a user holding the handle member when stretch-releasing the double-sided adhesive tape. The handle member is wound around the double-sided adhesive tape in a direction intersecting the longitudinal direction of the double-sided adhesive tape.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 2, 2023
    Publication date: April 4, 2024
    Applicant: LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.
    Inventors: So Nakanishi, Satoshi Hosoya, Takehito Yamauchi, Keita Ishikawa
  • Patent number: 11947718
    Abstract: One embodiment provides a method, the method including: detecting, using a content focus system, an attentive state of a user with respect to a display; determining, using the content focus system, the attentive state corresponds to content displayed on the display; and increasing, using the content focus system, a size of the content, wherein the increasing comprises increasing the content to a size that covers other content displayed on the display. Other aspects are described and claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Robert J Kapinos, Scott Li, Robert James Norton, Jr., Russell Speight VanBlon
  • Patent number: 11948490
    Abstract: The information processing apparatus includes a display having a screen area with an array of a plurality of pixels and a camera near the rear face of the display to capture an image based on light incident through the display. The information processing apparatus stops emission of light from pixels in a first area corresponding to a position in the screen area of the display where the camera is placed and control the pixels to be non-displayed, and when the operation position within the screen area of the display is within the first area, displays an image based on the display data corresponding to the first area in any part of the screen area of the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Huy Ngoc Truong, Kazuo Fujii, Limin Xiao
  • Patent number: 11950021
    Abstract: In one aspect, a first device may include at least one processor and storage accessible to the at least one processor. The storage may include instructions executable by the at least one processor to receive, from a second device different from the first device, a camera feed of a meeting. The instructions may also be executable to determine that the camera feed shows a first display presenting a particular piece of electronic content. Based on the determination, the instructions may then be executable to overlay, on the camera feed as presented on a second display, a separate video feed of the particular piece of electronic content.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventor: Matthew Tucker
  • Patent number: 11943880
    Abstract: A display can include a rectangular display panel; and a housing that includes a rectangular frame that surrounds the display panel, where a short edge of the rectangular frame includes keys and keyways.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventor: William Holroyd
  • Patent number: 11941349
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method for handwritten text line wrapping includes: obtaining, from a user, at least two words of handwritten text on a screen; determining an original bounding box for the at least two words; creating at least one line-break character for the at least two words; determining at least one baseline for the at least two words; determining a new bounding box for the at least two words based on the at least one baseline; generating, on the screen, a text box; moving, on the screen, at least one of the at least two words from a first line of at least one line of handwritten text to a second line of the at least one line of handwritten text, wherein the second line of handwritten text fits within the text box; and adjusting at least one gap between the at least one line of handwritten text.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Tran Minh Khuong Vu, Ryohta Nomura
  • Patent number: 11943135
    Abstract: Apparatuses, methods, and systems are disclosed for modifying a data connection. One apparatus includes a processor, a first interface supporting a first data connection with a 5G core network over a first access and a second interface that communicates with a UE over a second access. The processor receives a request to establish a second data connection with the UE and determines whether the second data connection can be mapped into one of a plurality of QoS flows established over the first data connection. The processor sends a request to establish a new QoS flow over the first data connection upon determining that the second data connection cannot be mapped into an existing QoS flow of the first data connection and relays traffic between the second data connection and the new QoS flow over the first data connection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventor: Apostolis Salkintzis
  • Publication number: 20240094820
    Abstract: An information processing system includes an information processing apparatus and an input device, where the input device includes a vibrating unit, the information processing apparatus includes a touch sensor and a display unit, and the touch sensor and the display unit are superimposed on each other. A controller of the information processing apparatus or the input device monitors input operation of the input device to the touch sensor to enable a sound mode when detecting a sound output request, and to enable a vibration mode when detecting the input operation, the sound mode is a drive mode to cause the vibrating unit to present sound, and the vibration mode is a drive mode to vibrate the vibrating unit in response to contact of the input device with the touch sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2023
    Publication date: March 21, 2024
    Applicant: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Mitsuhiro Yamazaki, Keiichi Yoshitomi, Yoshitsugu Suzuki, Kazunori Yamamura
  • Patent number: 11934368
    Abstract: For categorizing encrypted data files, a processor determines a block cipher key length for a data file based on data file contents. The processor encrypts the data file with an encryption cipher using the block cipher key length. The processor further determines a data type for the encrypted data file from macroscopic artifacts of the encrypted data file.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2024
    Assignee: LENOVO (Singapore) PTE. LTD.
    Inventors: Robert J. Kapinos, Scott W. Li, Robert J. Norton, Russell Speight VanBlon