Patents Examined by Abdullah Riyami
  • Patent number: 11901683
    Abstract: A rotary connector device includes a stator and a rotation body. The stator includes a first stator main body and a second stator main body. The rotation body is provided rotatably about a rotational axis with respect to the stator. The stator and the rotation body define a cable housing space between the stator and the rotation body. The second stator main body includes a first wall and a second wall. The first wall extends along an axial direction parallel to the rotational axis. The second wall extends along the axial direction and is spaced apart from the first wall in a radial direction perpendicular to the rotational axis. The first wall is disposed between the cable housing space and the second wall in the radial direction. The first stator main body includes an intermediate wall extending along the axial direction and disposed between the first wall and the second wall in the radial direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignees: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD., FURUKAWA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS INC.
    Inventor: Yuya Hasegawa
  • Patent number: 11903104
    Abstract: A method (400) of controlling a plurality of lighting units (112, 114) of a lighting system (100) is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V.
    Inventors: Paul Ulco Broekman, Simone Maria Stavenuiter, Simon Rycroft
  • Patent number: 11903124
    Abstract: A through connector device is disclosed. The device may include a coaxial cable receiver portion defined by one or more surfaces, the coaxial cable receiver portion configured to couple to a center conductor portion of a coaxial cable, the center conductor portion of the coaxial cable protruding above a dielectric material of the coaxial cable. The device may include a beam lead positioned adjacent to the coaxial cable receiver portion. The device may include a planar transmission line contact pad configured to make electrical contact with a planar transmission line of a printed circuit board. The device may include a step configured to electrically and mechanically couple the beam lead to the planar transmission line contact pad, the step configured to create a gap between a bottom surface of the beam lead and a top surface of an outer conductor portion of the coaxial cable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Rockwell Collins, Inc.
    Inventor: Daniel S. Shaw
  • Patent number: 11901512
    Abstract: An electrolyte includes at least one lithium salt, at least one first organic solvent having a dielectric constant of >90 at 40° C., at least one second organic solvent having a boiling point of <110° C., and at least one phosphite having the formula (I) R1 is selected from an n-propoxy group, an iso-propoxy group, a tert-butoxy group, an n-pentafluoropropoxy group, an n-trifluoropropoxy group, an iso-hexafluoropropoxy group, or a tert-nonafluorobutoxy group. R2, R3, R4, and R5 are each selected, independently of one another, from H, a trifluoromethyl group, or a C2-C6-alkyl group which is substituted with a trifluoromethyl group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignees: FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM JUELICH GMBH, CONSTRUCTOR UNIVERSITY BREMEN GGMBH
    Inventors: Volodymyr Kozel, Natascha Von Aspern, Gerd-Volker Roeschenthaler, Martin Winter, Olesya Stubbmann-Kazakova, Isidora Cekic-Laskovic, Christian Woelke
  • Patent number: 11901668
    Abstract: A modular device includes a polyhedral building element having a first type connector and a number of second type connectors; and a main control module comprising a plurality of second type connectors. The first type connector and the second type connectors are disposed on side surfaces of the building element. One of the second type connectors of the main control module is used to magnetically connect with the first type connector of the building element so as to detachably connect the building element to the main control module. The first type connector includes a first detection circuit, and each second type connector includes a second detection circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: UBTECH ROBOTICS CORP LTD
    Inventors: Wei He, Youjun Xiong
  • Patent number: 11901706
    Abstract: Aspects herein are directed to an electrical system enclosure. The electrical system enclosure can include an electrical housing unit that includes one or more electrical components. The electrical system enclosure can further include a receptacle coupled to an outside surface associated with the electrical housing unit. The receptacle may be configured to engage a connector component of a cable. The electrical system enclosure can further include a contactor within the electrical housing unit. The contactor may be configured to energize based at least in part on the receptacle engaging the connector component. The electrical system enclosure may include an energy supply component configured to cause energy to be transmitted through the receptacle and the cable to a device outside of the electrical housing unit based on the contactor energizing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Infinite Energy Construction, Inc.
    Inventors: Nilson Mendes Goes, Timothy Allen Albertson
  • Patent number: 11895955
    Abstract: Disclosed is a combined LED grow lighting system, comprising an LED light track and at least one LED light strip which slidably connects with and longitudinally slides along the LED light track; wherein a remote control signal receiver to receive a remote control signal is configured within the LED light track, a processing device for processing the remote control signal received by the remote control signal receiver to generate a control signal for controlling a power of LED in each LED light strip is connected with each LED light strip, respectively; an LED constant current power supply and a constant current control circuit are configured within the LED light strip, and the constant current control circuit is connected with the processing device and receives the control signal regarding the power of the LED light strip sent from the processing device to control the LED constant current power supply.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: SHENZHEN NUMBER ENERGY SAVING CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hongchuan Chen, Yuan Yang, Jiaqin Li, Bing Ma
  • Patent number: 11901665
    Abstract: A connector includes an external housing having cavities, internal housings, and terminals to be accommodated in the internal housings, wherein retainers extending in an insertion direction of internal housings into the cavities are formed on inner wall surfaces of the cavities, groove parts for receiving the retainers are formed on outer wall surfaces of the internal housings, the retainers are configured to achieve secondary locking of the plurality of terminals accommodated in the internal housings, the retainers of the cavities have different shapes from one another, and the groove parts of the internal housings have shapes complementary to the shapes of the retainers of the corresponding cavities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Japan Aviation Electronics Industry, Ltd.
    Inventor: Satoru Takizawa
  • Patent number: 11901673
    Abstract: It is aimed to provide a connector capable of adjusting transmission characteristics while suppressing a manufacturing cost increase. A connector is provided with a housing including an accommodating portion and mounting portions, a terminal fitting to be accommodated into the accommodating portion, and a shield member to be mounted into the mounting portions for shielding electromagnetic waves. The mounting portions are provided at a plurality of positions at different distances from the accommodating portion. For example, the mounting portion is in the form of a groove and one end is open in one surface of the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Yasunori Asano
  • Patent number: 11901678
    Abstract: A contact member includes, an outer conductor including a mating interface section that includes a front end of the outer conductor, a termination section including a rear end of the outer conductor, and a middle section therebetween joining the mating interface and termination sections; an inner conductor received in the mating interface section; and a protective insulator including a main portion received in the mating interface section of the outer conductor and supporting the inner conductor and including an end portion configured for closed entry mating. The end portion has an end face extending outside of the front end of the outer conductor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2023
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Amphenol Corporation
    Inventors: Michael A Hoyack, Owen R. Barthelmes, Kenneth Capozzi
  • Patent number: 11899920
    Abstract: Disclosed is a vehicle lighting device intended to improve convenience and safety. A vehicle lighting device includes a light disposed in a vehicle interior, a controller controlling the light, and a detecting unit detecting position or motion of a detecting object by detecting a detection object at a plurality of positions, and the controller controls the light when the position or motion of the detection object is detected by the detecting unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2023
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignees: Pioneer Corporation, Tohoku Pioneer Corporation
    Inventors: Makoto Abe, Satoshi Suzuki, Kenji Kawamura, Shingo Tsuji
  • Patent number: 11901658
    Abstract: An electric connector set having an impedance adjustment function and a mounting structure, and including a first connector that mounts onto a first circuit board, and a second connector that mounts onto a second circuit to be insertable into and withdrawable from the first connector in an insertion-withdrawal direction. The first connector includes a first connection terminal having first mounting portions to mount onto first land portions on the first circuit board and a first insulating member that holds the first connection terminal. The second connector includes a second connection terminal having second mounting portions to mount onto second land portions on the second circuit board and a second insulating member that holds the second connection terminal. In an engagement state of the electric connector set, the first mounting portions oppose the second mounting portions and overlap the second mounting portions as viewed in the insertion-withdrawal direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takahiro Jodo, Minoru Mamuro, Hiroyuki Hoshiba
  • Patent number: 11894641
    Abstract: A coaxial tap in a hybrid fiber coaxial cable distribution system serves subscribers with an RF signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: Holland Electronics, LLC
    Inventors: Michael Holland, George Goebel
  • Patent number: 11889861
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an aerosol delivery device that may comprise a housing defining an outer wall. The device may further include a power source and a control component, an exit aerosol path defined through an opening, a tank portion that includes a reservoir configured to contain a liquid composition, and an atomization assembly configured to vaporize the liquid composition to generate an aerosol. The atomization assembly may comprise two or more vibrating assemblies each of which includes a mesh plate. In some implementations, the mesh plates may be substantially coplanar and substantially perpendicular to the exit aerosol path. In other implementations, the mesh plates may be non-coplanar.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: RAI STRATEGIC HOLDINGS, INC.
    Inventors: Vahid Hejazi, Rajesh Sur, S Keith Cole, Cassidy S. McMahan, Gary M. Dull
  • Patent number: 11895748
    Abstract: A light-emitting diode (LED) array includes an array of pixel assemblies and a pulse width modulator. The pulse width modulator generates pulse width modulation (PWM) signals for controlling a duty cycle of each of the pixels. The pixel assemblies each include an LED, a switching circuit, and a close loop circuit. The switching circuit receives a PWM signal and alternately turns on and off the LED based on the PWM signal. The close loop circuit regulates an LED current provided by the switching circuit to the LED based on a feedback signal received from the switching circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: Lumileds LLC
    Inventor: Zhi Hua Song
  • Patent number: 11894629
    Abstract: A socket assembly includes an electrical interconnect having an insulator having apertures. The electrical interconnect includes primary contacts and secondary contacts received in corresponding apertures. The primary contacts include a primary conductive polymer column having upper contact tips and lower contact tips for electrically interconnecting first and second electronic packages. The secondary contacts include a secondary conductive polymer column having upper contact tips and lower contact tips for electrically interconnecting the first and second electronic packages. The contact tips of the secondary conductive polymer columns have a different shape from the shape of the contact tips of the primary conductive polymer columns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignees: TYCO ELECTRONICS JAPAN G.K., TE CONNECTIVITY SOLUTIONS GmbH
    Inventors: John Joseph Consoli, Chad William Morgan, Megan Hoarfrost Beers, Christopher William Blackburn, Nathan Lincoln Tracy, Jennifer Love, Clarence Leon Yu, Shinichi Hashimoto, Hiroshi Shirai
  • Patent number: 11894636
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulative housing defining a mating slot, an inner metallic shield covering the insulative housing, and an outer metallic shield enclosing the insulative housing. The insulative housing includes a first wall, a second wall and two side walls. The inner metallic shield includes a main plate attached to the first wall and two side portions attached to the two side walls. The outer metallic shield includes a main plate located on the outer side of the main plate and two plates attached to the side portions respectively. The insulative housing is provided with grooves on the second walls. The plate is provided with a hook portion fixed in the groove. The two side portions engage the two plates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignees: FOXCONN (KUNSHAN) COMPUTER CONNECTOR CO., LTD., FOXCONN INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventors: Lai-Hang Lv, De-Jin Chen
  • Patent number: 11888254
    Abstract: A connector assembly includes at least a first module and a second module. Each one of the first and second modules are attached together. The first module includes first terminal position assurance device for ensuring that an electrical coupling element, such as an HMTD coupler accommodated in the second module is completely inserted in its cavity formed in the second module. The first module can be replaced by another having a different number of channels, whereas the second module remains the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: Aptiv Technologies AG
    Inventors: Romain Savina, Sylvain Loas, Manoharan Srinivasan, Laurent Delescluse
  • Patent number: 11888266
    Abstract: A connector shielding for a connector includes a plurality of shielding walls forming a receptacle receiving a mating connector and a guiding protrusion disposed on at least one of the shielding walls and protruding from the at least one of the shielding walls toward the receptacle. The receptacle is open in an insertion direction at a forward end for insertion of the mating connector. The shielding walls are parallel with each other at least in sections in a cross-section perpendicular to the insertion direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignees: TE Connectivity India Private Limited, TE Connectivity Germany GmbH
    Inventors: Bert Bergner, Sundareshan M D, Gururaj A. Hiremath
  • Patent number: 11888259
    Abstract: A retainer is inserted and fitted into an engagement hole that is open in a first direction of a housing where the first direction, a second direction, and a third direction are defined as mutually-orthogonal three directions. An engagement portion is disposed at each of a pair of inner wall surfaces facing each other in the second direction in an inner peripheral wall of the engagement hole. The retainer includes a pair of first outer surfaces facing each other in the first direction, a pair of second outer surfaces facing each other in the second direction, and a pair of third outer surfaces facing each other in the third direction. A long hole passing through the third outer surface in the third direction is formed so as to be adjacent to each of the second outer surfaces, and extends in the first direction defined as a longitudinal direction. A beam portion supported at both ends by a pair of longitudinal-direction end portions is formed between the long hole and the second outer surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: J.S.T. MFG. CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Naoki Obie, Yuji Miyazaki