Patents Examined by Gerald Johnson
  • Patent number: 11903091
    Abstract: A system and a method are provided for a client device for use with a Wi-Fi network device, a first external server, and a second external server. The client device includes a memory having a non-critical portion configured to store non-critical data and a keychain storage portion configured to store encrypted data and a processor configured to execute instructions stored on the memory to cause the client device to: wirelessly associate with the Wi-Fi network device; store Wi-Fi network device data associated with configuring the Wi-Fi network device in the first external server; migrate the Wi-Fi network device data from the first external server to the second external server via the client device; and store migration status information in the keychain storage portion of the memory.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: ARRIS ENTERPRISES LLC
    Inventors: Jalagandeswari Ganapathy, Muralidharan Narayanan
  • Patent number: 11900890
    Abstract: A display device includes: scan, control, and emission control signal lines, signals transmitted thereby being different from one another; data and driving voltage lines; a first transistor including a first gate electrode and first source and drain; a second transistor including a second gate electrode connected to a first scan line, a second source connected to a first data line, and a second drain connected to the first source; a light-emitting element; a control transistor including a control gate electrode connected to a first control line and between the driving voltage line and the first source or the light-emitting element and the first drain; and an emission control transistor in series between the light-emitting element and the control transistor, the control transistor and the first transistor, or the driving voltage line and the control transistor, and an emission control gate electrode connected to the emission control signal line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Hwan Kim, Chul Kyu Kang, Hyun-Chol Bang, Soo Hee Oh, Dong Sun Lee
  • Patent number: 11893921
    Abstract: According to an embodiment, both the high-speed communication and the low-speed communication are performed using a single communication line, thereby reducing limitations on wiring on a PCB and increasing the utilization efficiency of a transmission line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: SILICON WORKS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Do Seok Kim, Yong Hwan Mun, Young Soo Ryu
  • Patent number: 11861103
    Abstract: In general, in one aspect, one or more embodiments relate to an input device that includes a proximity sensing panel including sensor electrodes, and a proximity sensing circuit. The proximity sensing circuit is configured to determine that an image refresh rate to an equal or lower frequency than a beacon signal rate. The input-display device is configured to align transmitting a beacon signal on proximity sensing panel to during non-refresh period of a display or perform an additional image refresh frame on the display panel immediately before a next Vsync signal and a corresponding non-refresh period.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: Synaptics Incorporated
    Inventors: Masaaki Shiomura, Hirokazu Hatayama, Makoto Takeuchi, Takayuki Noto, Nobukazu Tanaka, Daisuke Ito, Tomohiro Hirakawa
  • Patent number: 11856527
    Abstract: Methods and apparatuses are disclosed for power headroom report (PHR) reporting determination for dual-connectivity. In one embodiment, a method in a wireless device is provided including operating in dual-connectivity with at least two different radio access technologies, RATs, the at least two different RATs including at least a first RAT and a second RAT; determining a first power headroom report, PHR, for the first RAT based at least in part on a WD transmission using the first RAT; determining a second PHR for the second RAT based at least in part on both the WD transmission using the first RAT and the WD transmission using the second RAT; and transmitting based on a received allocation information, the allocation information based at least in part on at least one of the determined first PHR and the determined second PHR.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Publ)
    Inventors: Christian Bergljung, Daniel Chen Larsson, Havish Koorapaty, Ravikiran Nory
  • Patent number: 11847956
    Abstract: A scan driver is disclosed that includes a plurality of stages for supplying scan signals to scan lines. A first stage among the stages includes: a first sub-stage circuit for generating a first scan signal, based on an input signal, a first clock signal, a second clock signal, a first power source, and a second power source; and a first charge pump circuit for supplying a bias voltage to the first sub-stage circuit, based on a third power source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Hai Jung In
  • Patent number: 11842666
    Abstract: Provided is an electronic apparatus including a first display, a second display, a lens array between the first display and the second display, a first polarization modulation array between the first display and the lens array, a second polarization modulation array between the lens array and the second display, a memory, and at least one processor configured to identify a first area having a luminance lower than a reference luminance in the second display, identify, to control a first luminance of the first area in the second display to be the reference luminance, a first polarization angle variation corresponding to a first area in the first polarization modulation array and a second polarization angle variation corresponding to a first area in the second polarization modulation array, control the first polarization modulation array based on the first polarization angle variation, and control the second polarization modulation array based on the second polarization angle variation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kwanghyun Won, Hyungki Kim, Seunghyun Lee, Jaesung Lee, Sunil Lee, Jinsung Lee
  • Patent number: 11832187
    Abstract: In some examples, a non-transitory machine-readable medium stores machine-readable instructions. When executed by a controller of an electronic device, the machine-readable instructions cause the controller to detect a user presence, determine first and second measurements, where the first and the second measurements indicate first and second distances to the user presence, and, responsive to a determination that the second measurement is less than the first measurement and a determination that the second measurement is within a distance threshold, wake the electronic device from a power saving mode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventor: Rafael Dal Zotto
  • Patent number: 11830455
    Abstract: The present disclosure is related to a method, a computer program, and an apparatus for controlling operation of two or more configurable systems of a motor vehicle. The disclosure is further related to a mobile user device and a motor, which make use of such a method or apparatus. In a first step, a user input specifying an operation scenario is received via a user interface of a mobile user device. Operation parameters associated with the specified operation scenario are then retrieved for the two or more configurable systems and the two or more configurable systems are operated in accordance with the operation parameters.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: VOLKSWAGEN AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
    Inventors: David Schriever, Hyunmin Lee, Eduardo Luiz Vieira
  • Patent number: 11823597
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a driving unit, including a first driving sub-circuit, a second driving sub-circuit, and a driving control circuit. The first driving sub-circuit includes first switching elements, configured to output a first signal to the driving unit in response to a control signal from the driving control circuit. The second driving sub-circuit includes one or more second switching elements, and at least one of the second switching elements is configured to output a second signal to the driving unit in response to the control signal. The driving control circuit is configured to output the control signal at a control signal output terminal. Each of the first switching elements and second switching elements includes a transistor. Control signal input terminals of the first switching elements are coupled to the control signal output terminal through a control signal input line having a ring structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2023
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignees: BEIJING BOE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jianbo Xian, Chunping Long, Hui Li, Yong Qiao
  • Patent number: 11825375
    Abstract: A method includes determining a device location of an electronic device, transmitting a request to a content source, the request including the device location of the electronic device, and receiving, from the content source in response to the request, a content item that is associated with display location information that describes a content position for the content item relative to a physical environment. The content item is selected by the content source based on the content position for the content item being within an area that is defined based on the device location. The method also includes displaying a representation of the content item as part of a computer-generated reality scene in which the representation of the content item is positioned relative to the physical environment according to the content position for the content item from the display location information for the content item.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: APPLE INC.
    Inventors: David W. Padgett, Christopher D. Fu, Scott G. Wade, Paul Ewers, Ioana Negoita, Thomas G. Salter, Dhruv Aditya Govil, Dimitris Ladopoulos
  • Patent number: 11818780
    Abstract: The present invention provides a method of establishing a wireless communication link between two infrastructure nodes in a wireless communication system, the method comprising at a user equipment, UE, device receiving a link establishment request message transmitted by a first node; obtaining information relating to a position of the first node; and transmitting a message to a second node informing the second node of the position of the first node to assist in establishing the link between the first and second nodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: IPCom GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Andreas Schmidt, Achim Luft, Maik Bienas, Martin Hans
  • Patent number: 11817024
    Abstract: In the present invention, output circuits are connected to respective external terminals. Each output circuit includes an operational amplifier that outputs a current to one external terminal until a voltage of the external terminal becomes equal to a gradation voltage received by an input terminal thereof, and a disconnection detection circuit that detects whether a wiring connected to the one external terminal is disconnected or not. The disconnection detection circuit supplies a test voltage instead of the gradation voltage to the input terminal of the operational amplifier in a non-display period and measures a time period taken from then until the voltage of the one external terminal exceeds a reference voltage as a rise time. The disconnection detection circuit detects whether the wiring connected to the one external terminal is disconnected or not based on the rise time measured in one frame and the rise time measured in another frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: LAPIS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Yukinobu Watanabe
  • Patent number: 11812331
    Abstract: A method for map query includes the following. A map query request and a current location of a terminal device are obtained. A map area to be displayed and a query object to be highlighted in the map area are obtained based on the map query request and the current location. A display icon corresponding to the query object is generated. A radar chart of the map area is drawn based on the current location, and the location where the query object is located is marked with the display icon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: APOLLO INTELLIGENT CONNECTIVITY (BEIJING) TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Qianpeng Yao
  • Patent number: 11811964
    Abstract: An olfactory sticker used in chats between electronic devices to make messaging more immersive, personalized, and authentic by integrating olfactory information with traditional text-based formats and AR messaging. Olfactory stickers are used to indicate to a recipient that a message includes olfactory information. The olfactory sticker illustrates a graphical representation of a particular scent that can be sent and received via a chat or an AR message. Olfactory stickers provide the recipient control of accessing the transmitted scent at a desired time. This is particularly useful since certain olfactory information, i.e., scents, can be very direct and intrusive. Olfactory stickers are activated (i.e., release their scent) when they are tapped or rubbed by the recipient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: Snap Inc.
    Inventors: Andrés Monroy-Hernández, Sven Kratz, Rajan Vaish
  • Patent number: 11800317
    Abstract: A quick action menu system may be configured to perform operations that include: causing display of a graphical user interface (GUI) at a client device, the GUI comprising a display of a persistent icon at a position within the GUI; receiving a selection of the persistent icon from the client device; accessing user profile data associated with a user of the client device responsive to the input that selects the persistent icon; and causing display of a quick actions menu to display content associated with the user profile data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: Samsara Inc.
    Inventors: Aditi Dugar, Sean McGee, Yogesh Bhumralkar, Faiz Abbasi, Jennifer Kao, Zack Littke-Smith, Lucas Doyle, Christopher Siling Xue
  • Patent number: 11798452
    Abstract: A display driver circuit may include a revision controller for controlling a nonvolatile memory having instructions by which control data for controlling devices controlled by the display driver circuit are changed, and a drive controller for controlling the devices based on the instructions. The revision controller determines whether to perform a read operation to the instructions based on electrical power being applied to the display driver circuit, and transfers instruction signals, which are generated based on the determination to perform the read operation, to the driving controller.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sunyoung Kim, Joongmin Ra, Young Park
  • Patent number: 11800342
    Abstract: A method may involve receiving fingerprint sensor data from a fingerprint sensor system, detecting, according to the fingerprint sensor data, a presence of a digit on an outer surface of the apparatus in a fingerprint sensor system area; determining, according to the fingerprint sensor data, a digit force or a digit pressure of the digit on the outer surface of the apparatus; and making, according to the fingerprint sensor data, a time threshold determination. The time threshold determination may involve determining whether a length of time during which the digit force exceeds a threshold digit force or during which the digit pressure exceeds a threshold digit pressure is greater than or equal to a threshold length of time. The method may involve determining, based at least in part on the time threshold determination, whether to enable one or more emergency response functions of the apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: QUALCOMM Incorporated
    Inventors: Sai Praneeth Sreeram, Surendra Paravada, Madhu Yashwanth Boenapalli, Bipul Tarafdar
  • Patent number: 11791864
    Abstract: A PLC control method includes: transmit a first signal through a neutral wire and a path between the neutral wire and a differential signal processing circuit; transmit a second signal through a live wire and a path between the live wire and the differential signal processing circuit; and disconnecting the path between the differential signal processing circuit and the neutral wire or the live wire, conducting the differential signal processing circuit to a ground wire, and when a transmission rate of the ground wire is greater than or equal to a preset transmission rate threshold, transmitting the first signal or the second signal through the ground wire and a path between the ground wire and the differential signal processing circuit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Assignee: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Fan Zhang, Peng Xiao, Wei Zhong, Fang Xia, Dao Pan
  • Patent number: 11785577
    Abstract: An electronic device determines a position of a communicaiton hub of a wireless network. In response to determining a position of a communication hub of a wireless communication network, the electronic device may operate one or more actuators to move the device to adjust the orientation of the device relative to the communication hub. As such, the mobile communicating device may adjust the orientation of the device relative to the communication hub to provide more reliable and/or more efficient communication of data.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2022
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Anjaneyulu Maganti, Dhruv Khati, Krishna Myneni, Shiva Krishna Narra, Sanjeevi Balasubramanian