Patents Examined by Glenn Zimmerman
  • Patent number: 10285308
    Abstract: The instant disclosure provides a dynamic random access memory (DRAM) module including a housing, a circuit board and a fluorine engineered fluid. The housing includes an accommodating space and an opening on a side thereof. The circuit board has at least a DRAM chip disposed thereon. The circuit board is received in the accommodating space and one end of the circuit board has at least a circuit contact protruding from the opening to the exterior of the housing. The fluorine electronic engineering fluid is sealed in the accommodating space and is thermally connected to at least one of the DRAM chip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: ADATA TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Li-Min Chang, Feng-Mi Tsai, Shih-Huang Tsai, Ching-Sen Chan
  • Patent number: 10274665
    Abstract: Provided is a back light unit (BLU) for holographic display. The BLU includes a first diffraction grating attached to a waveguide, a second diffraction grating that supplies light to the first diffraction grating, a light source that supplies light to the second diffraction grating, and a light reflection element that reflects light towards the first diffraction grating. The back light unit may further include a lens that is disposed in front of the waveguide. The light reflection element may be disposed parallel to a rear surface of the waveguide. The light reflection element may be inclined with respect to the rear surface of the waveguide. The light reflection element may be a mirror or a prism array.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sunil Kim, Juwon Seo, Wontaek Seo, Chilsung Choi
  • Patent number: 10227784
    Abstract: A deck light assembly for attachment to a deck railing includes a C-shaped body with a core nesting within a cover and a top plate extending between two legs. A foot extends inwardly from each of the legs to engage the bottom of the deck railing and secure the deck light assembly thereon. A solar panel on the top plate charges a battery and causes an LED light to illuminate in the absence of ambient light. A shade on the outer surface of one of the legs directs light downwardly. One leg includes a catch with a planar portion biased inwardly to engage the deck railing and configured to flex outwardly to disengage from the deck railing. A nub extends from the catch for application of an outward force to flex the planar portion for attaching or removing the deck light assembly from the deck railing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Assignee: Lacks Home Products
    Inventors: Scott Stuart, Michael Modrusic
  • Patent number: 10203154
    Abstract: A cooler has a rear, front, side walls, a bottom wall. The upper edges of the front, rear, and side walls form an upper periphery. A chamber is formed Between the front, rear, side, and bottom walls. A peripheral lighting assembly has an inverted U-shaped housing located above the upper periphery forming a passageway. A plurality of light emitting diodes have connecting wires. Each Light emitting diode has an inner section, an outer section, and a central section. The inner section of each light emitting diode is located within the passageway. A lid has an upper surface. The lid has a lower surface with a lower periphery. A hinge pivotally couples the lid to the cooler allowing movement between raised and lowered orientations. The lid is of a size and shape to rest in contact with the peripheral lighting assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Inventor: Christopher A. Wyatt
  • Patent number: 10191205
    Abstract: In accordance with various embodiments of the disclosed subject matter, a backlight source, a related backlight unit, a related display apparatus, and fabricating methods thereof are provided. In some embodiments, the disclosed backlight source for a display panel can comprises: a light-bar; and a plurality of first light sources and a plurality of second light sources alternatively located on the light-bar in a staggered arrangement; wherein the plurality of first light sources use a first type phosphor that is able to realize a first color gamut range, while the plurality of second light sources use a second type phosphor that is able to realize a second color gamut range.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., HEFEI XINSHENG OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD
    Inventors: Mookeun Shin, Jinfeng Zhang
  • Patent number: 10185078
    Abstract: A backlight module and a display device are provided. The backlight module includes a back plate, a reflector plate provided on a bottom surface of the back plate, and a spacer provided between the bottom surface of the back plate and the reflector plate and configured to keep a certain spacing between the bottom surface of the back plate and the reflector plate. The display device includes the backlight module. The display device has improved display quality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2019
    Assignees: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD., BEIJING BOE MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jianbin Gao, Xianlei Meng, Huijun Li
  • Patent number: 10175529
    Abstract: The present disclosure discloses a backlight module and a liquid crystal display device, the backlight module includes a light source; a spectrally selective element arranged in the light path between the light source to the light-emitting surface of the backlight module, is used to pass through the red, green and blue spectral and limit or block the remaining spectrum. Through the above, the present disclosure may increase the color gamut of the display device and improve the color saturation of the display device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Yong Fan
  • Patent number: 10174892
    Abstract: The present invention shows a system for hanging lights and cable hooks from an I-beam overhead girder in a construction site for the purpose of getting lights and cables off the floor in order to meet construction regulations.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2019
    Inventor: Jonathan E. Freeman
  • Patent number: 10168032
    Abstract: A mounting adaptor for an electric light fixture to be mounted on a surface. The mounting adaptor comprising: a base and a joining member each having an interfacing face, one of the base and the joining member comprising on its interfacing face a groove, the other one of the base and the joining member comprising on its interfacing face a lip adapted to cooperate with the groove thereby providing a capability to assemble releasably the joining member with the base; a locking mechanism adapted to lock the base and the joining member in a mounted position relatively to each other; the base comprising a mounting element adapted to mount the base to the surface; and the joining member comprising a joint element adapted to mount the electric light fixture to the joining member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 1, 2019
    Inventors: Simon Bailey, Michael Dahan, Leslie Wexelman
  • Patent number: 10162204
    Abstract: The present disclosure proposes a display. The display includes a first display panel, a second display panel, and a connecting mechanism, connecting the first display panel and the second display panel, for adjusting relative positions of the first display panel and the second display panel. By means of the connecting mechanism, relative positions of the first display panel and the second display panel are adjustable. Therefore, the display can be applied to a plurality of scenarios and saves material cost.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd
    Inventors: Yong Fan, Yu-chun Hsiao
  • Patent number: 10161086
    Abstract: An illuminated paver comprises a body including a top part having a decorative outer surface and a separate bottom part attached to the top part. The body houses a light source to be electrically connected to an associated external power source. An inner surface of at least one of the top part and the bottom part includes a plurality of strengthening ribs extending between the top and bottom parts of the body. The strengthening ribs are configured to reflect light emitted from the light source so as to randomly disperse light passing through the decorative outer surface. An electrical cord wrap is provided on an outer surface the bottom part and includes a plurality of cord receiving recesses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: Alpha International, Inc.
    Inventors: Carolyn Marie McNeeley, Nick Stanca, James Edward Szpak, Gary R. Stephan, Rich Klink, Alex Velet
  • Patent number: 10156347
    Abstract: An adjustable circumference headgear assembly comprises an adjustable band component in combination with a flexible accessory mount band. The adjustable band component may be independently adjustable to provide both macro and fine fit adjustments. The flexible accessory mount band provides an accessory frame and an accessory mount, optionally including a hinge member. The accessory mount band may optionally incorporate mechanical features, such as hinged (e.g., scored) sections providing enhanced flexibility, bend and rotation relief features such as criss-crossing leg members, and the like, providing enhanced headgear flexibility and comfort.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 18, 2018
    Assignee: Industrial Revolution, Inc.
    Inventors: Peter Pontano, Colin Quinn
  • Patent number: 10139156
    Abstract: An LED lighting array system includes discrete lighting modules spatially arrayed along a support member to provide illumination of items within a display case. The modules have a low overall height that results in them being mounted in a low-profile configuration at various locations along the support member. The modules include a housing with opposed first and second sets of side apertures, a plurality of internal reflecting surfaces associated with the apertures, respectively, an external lens, a multi-sided light engine and a group of side-emitting LEDs. During operation, a first portion of light generated by the side-emitting LEDs is discharged through apertures and the lens into the cooler to illuminate contents therein, while a second portion of light generated by the side-emitting LEDs is redirected by the reflecting surface through said apertures and the lens into the cooler.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: ElectraLED, Inc.
    Inventors: James Thomas, Vladimir Volochine
  • Patent number: 10118547
    Abstract: Lighting panels and methods of manufacturing lighting panels are described. An example lighting panel includes a substrate that has a planar surface, electrically conductive traces printed onto the planar surface of the substrate, and light sources mounted onto the electrically conductive traces at mounting positions such that the electrically conductive traces form an electrical interconnection between selected ones of the electrically conductive traces and associated ones of the light sources. The lighting panel also includes a polymer sheet provided over the light sources, and a composite base upon which a stack-up of the substrate with the printed electrically conductive traces, the light sources, and the polymer sheet is applied. The light sources are embedded into the composite base and are also flush with a top surface of the stack-up, and the substrate is also embedded into the composite base underneath the light sources at the mounting positions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 6, 2018
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: Jeff Duce, James Schalla, Ashley House, Jason Turner
  • Patent number: 10101018
    Abstract: A dome light assembly is provided for a motor vehicle. That dome light assembly includes a housing having a receiver. A removable lamp unit is releasably held in the receiver. The removable lamp unit includes an indicator for signaling an incoming telephone call.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: Ford Global Technologies, LLC
    Inventor: Maria Fernanda Medina Luna
  • Patent number: 10090448
    Abstract: A light-emitting module is provided with a light-emitting element, a base, and a wiring pattern. The base includes an installation surface facing in a first direction and a mounting surface facing in a second direction which is at right angles to the first direction. The light-emitting element is installed on the installation surface. The wiring pattern is formed on the base and is in electrical contact with the light-emitting element. The base includes a pair of mounting recesses recessed from the mounting surface and spaced from each other in a third direction which is at right angles to both the first direction and the second direction. The wiring pattern includes a pair of mounting-surface electrodes respectively covering at least a part of the pair of mounting recesses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: ROHM CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki Tanuma, Satoshi Uchida, Norio Yoshizawa, Hiroaki Watanabe, Takeyuki Adachi
  • Patent number: 10091567
    Abstract: Embedded lighting, microphone, and speaker features for composite panels are described. An example composite panel includes a plurality of plies assembled in a stack-up, and a trace sheet with electrically conductive traces and a plurality of transducer discs positioned onto the electrically conductive traces at positions such that the electrically conductive traces form an electrical interconnection between selected ones of the electrically conductive traces and associated ones of the transducer discs. The trace sheet is included as an internal ply in the stack-up of the plurality of plies. The composite panel also includes a composite base upon which the stack-up of the plurality of plies is applied, and the plurality of plies are cured upon the composite base to integrate the trace sheet and the plurality of transducer discs into the composite base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: The Boeing Company
    Inventors: James Schalla, Jeff Duce
  • Patent number: 10086750
    Abstract: A housing having an extrusion forming a first channel and a second channel; a lighting system in the first channel adapted to direct light away from the first channel; a mounting system in the second channel adapted to couple the extrusion to a vehicle; a first end cap including a first connector, the first end cap being coupled to a first end of the extrusion; a second end cap including a second connector, the second end cap being coupled to a second end of the extrusion; wherein the first connector and the second connector are electrically coupled to one another, and wherein the first connector and the second connector are electrically coupled to the lighting system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: Weekend Concepts, Inc.
    Inventors: Ryan T. Paine, Ronald P. Scott, Lyle P. Scott, Dennis M. Lusardi
  • Patent number: 10088912
    Abstract: A covering film adapted to a keyboard module is provided. The covering film includes a semi-translucent layer. The semi-translucent layer has a plurality of first pressing regions and covers the keyboard module. The first pressing regions are aligned to a plurality of input regions of the keyboard module respectively, and each of the first pressing regions has a patterned indentation. In addition, an electronic device having the covering film is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 2, 2018
    Assignee: COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC.
    Inventors: Bar-Long Denq, Chun-Ping Li, Chih-Wen Chiang, Chien-Chu Chen
  • Patent number: 10084117
    Abstract: A light emitting device includes a light emitting element, a wire connected to the light emitting element, and a substrate supporting the light emitting element. The substrate is formed with a first recess and a second recess that are open in a common surface of the substrate. The first recess includes a first bottom surface and a first side surface connected to the first bottom surface, and the light emitting element is disposed on the first bottom surface. The second recess includes a second bottom surface and a second side surface connected to the second bottom surface, and the wire is bonded to the second bottom surface. Both of the first side surface and the second side surface reach the common surface. The first side surface is connected to both of the second bottom surface and the second side surface. The opening area of the first recess is larger than the opening area of the second recess.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 25, 2018
    Assignee: ROHM CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yuki Tanuma, Tomoharu Horio