Patents Examined by Hung V. Ngo
  • Patent number: 11330734
    Abstract: A case assembly and an electronic device are provided. The case assembly includes a metal case and a plastic cladding body. The metal case includes an inner side and an outer side, the inner side is opposite to the outer side. The metal case further includes a channel which is concavely disposed on the inner side to divide the inner side into a plurality of thermal insulation areas. The plastic cladding body is disposed on the metal case, and completely covers the outer side of the metal case. The electronic device includes a case assembly and a plurality of heart sources. The heart sources are corresponded to the thermal insulation areas on the inner side of the metal case respectively. Thus, the case assembly and the electronic device are able to prevent the heat produced from elements effect each other.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: HTC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chih-Kuang Wang, Chin Kai Sun, Chun-Lung Chu, Tung-Hsin Yeh
  • Patent number: 11324150
    Abstract: A first braided wire and a second braided wire that are two cylindrical flexible shield members are fixed with a crimp member at different positions in the circumferential direction on a cross section perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the electromagnetic shield pipe. Thus, the cylindrical end portions of the braided wires are loosened, and each of sheet-like portions is formed on the end portion, and the sheet-like portions of the end portions of the braided wires are disposed at different positions in the circumferential direction of the electromagnetic shield pipe and fixed with the crimp member on a metal layer of the electromagnetic shield pipe. That is, the braided wires are fixed in a section crimped by the crimp member without being overlapped with each other in the circumferential direction of the electromagnetic shield pipe.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Assignees: FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD., FURUKAWA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS INC.
    Inventors: Hiroaki Yokoyama, Yoshikazu Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11317523
    Abstract: A buckle assembly and an electronic device using the same are provided. The buckle assembly is adapted to be assembled on a housing of the electronic device. The housing has an inner surface and a first hole. The buckle assembly includes an assembly element, a slider, and an abutting member. The assembly element is assembled in the first hole along a first direction; the slider is disposed on the inner surface of the housing and is capable of moving relative to the housing along a second direction to lock or unlock the assembly element, wherein the second direction is perpendicular to the first direction; and the abutting member is disposed on the inner surface of the housing and is used to abut against the slider when the slider locks the assembly element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: PEGATRON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Chen-Yun Hsieh, Wei-Lung Lin, Geng-Siang Hu
  • Patent number: 11317547
    Abstract: A shielding housing includes a receptacle configured to receive an electrical connector assembly including an electrical connector and a mating connector connected to the electrical connector. The receptacle is formed as a straight passage with an opening at each end of the straight passage. Either end of the straight passage receives one of the electrical connector and the mating connector along a mating axis coaxial with the straight passage.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignees: TE Connectivity Services GmbH, TE Connectivity Belgium BVBA, TE Electronics Svenska AB
    Inventors: Lieven Decrock, Rickard Valentin Barrefelt, Dustin Rowe, Yublia May, Kylie Elizabeth Hostrander, Richard James Long, Julia Anne Lachman, Jacob Rita, Charles Jameson Valentine, Magnus Andersson
  • Patent number: 11309626
    Abstract: A wireless communication device is provided and includes a communication module, a dust and moisture resistant adhesive, and a nano-metallic layer. The communication module includes a circuit board, a communication chip and a plurality of passive components mounted on a carrying surface of the circuit board, and an insulating sheet that is disposed on the passive components and that has a thickness smaller than or equal to 150 ?m. The dust and moisture resistant adhesive covers any electrically conductive portions of the communication module on the carrying surface. The nano-metallic layer covers the dust and moisture resistant adhesive, the communication chip, the passive components, and the insulating sheet, and is electrically coupled to a grounding portion of the circuit board. The wireless communication device does not include any grounding metal housing mounted on the circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2022
    Assignee: AZUREWAVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: Chih-Hao Liao, Hsin-Yeh Huang, Shu-Han Wu
  • Patent number: 11304347
    Abstract: An electronic device, including a circuit board module, a first shielding plate and multiple first shielding plugs, are provided. The circuit board module includes a first surface, a second surface opposite to the first surface, a first electromagnetic wave source and multiple first clamp bases. The first electromagnetic wave source and the first clamp bases are located on the first surface. The first electromagnetic wave source is surrounded by the first clamp bases. The first shielding plugs are respectively inserted into the first clamp bases. The first shielding plate is disposed at a side of the first surface of the circuit board module and connected to the first shielding plugs. The first shielding plate and the first shielding plugs jointly cover the first electromagnetic wave source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: PEGATRON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Yu-Ti Kuo, Chien-Yi Lee, Ching-Jen Wang
  • Patent number: 11304321
    Abstract: A locking mechanism includes a first shell, a second shell, a waterproof ring and a locking component. The first shell has a first carrying surface, a second carrying surface and an open hole. The second shell includes a fixing hole recessed in a third carrying surface. A diameter of the fixing hole is less than that of the open hole. The waterproof ring is clamped between the second and the third carrying surface. The locking component penetrates through the open hole, the waterproof ring and the fixing hole so as to be locked to the second shell. The locking component has a first and a second abutting surface. The first abutting surface abuts against the first carrying surface. The second abutting surface passes through the open hole to abut against the third carrying surface, so that the waterproof ring is pressed between the second and the third carrying surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: PEGATRON CORPORATION
    Inventor: Chun-Tang Hsu
  • Patent number: 11304346
    Abstract: A method for shielding a system-in-package (SIP) assembly from electromagnetic interference (EMI) includes laminating a pre-form EMI shielding film onto the assembly in a single lamination process. The EMI shielding film may be moldable in a vacuum lamination process to cover the SIP assembly and to substantially fill trenches formed in the assembly between adjacent component modules. The SIP assembly is accordingly shielded from EMI through the application of a single EMI shielding film.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
    Inventors: Xuan Hong, Daniel Maslyk, Qizhuo Zhuo, Juliet Grace Sanchez
  • Patent number: 11296395
    Abstract: The invention relates to a kit of parts attachable to a substrate, said kit of parts having an elongated, electric conductive bracket extending along an axis and attachable to the substrate in an electrically grounded connection thereto. The kit of part further includes a modular housing having a base mountable onto the bracket, a cover mounted onto the base, the cover and the base enclosing a chamber, and a plate-shaped, axially extending, elongated electric conductive carrier provided inside the chamber and in electrically grounded connection to the bracket. The invention further relates to a modular housing suitable for use in the kit of parts, a street pole having said kit of parts, and a method for mounting a modular housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: SIGNIFY HOLDING B.V.
    Inventors: Oscar Hendrikus Willemsen, Mathew Lee Bembridge, Vincent Johannes Jacobus Van Montfort, Petra Bijl
  • Patent number: 11291132
    Abstract: A housing includes a base and a mark piece. The base includes a bottom wall and at least one side wall. The at least one side wall is vertically connected to the bottom wall. A height of the side wall exists between a top end of the at least one side wall and the bottom wall. The mark piece is disposed on the bottom wall and extends from the bottom wall in a direction away from the bottom wall. The mark piece has a low scale and a high scale. A distance from the low scale to the bottom wall is less than the height of the side wall. A distance from the high scale to the bottom wall is substantially the same as the height of the side wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: PEGATRON CORPORATION
    Inventors: Ju-Ting Lai, Chung-Hsien Huang, Hsing-Hao Chen
  • Patent number: 11291130
    Abstract: A casing includes a substrate, a protection layer, a bottom coating layer, a coating film layer, and a surface coating layer. The protection layer is formed on the substrate. The bottom coating layer is formed on the protection layer. The coating film layer is formed on the bottom coating layer. The surface coating layer is formed on the coating film layer. One of a surface of the substrate where the protection layer is formed on, a surface of the protection layer where the bottom coating layer is formed on, and a surface of the bottom coating layer where the coating film layer is formed on has a concave-convex pattern.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Wen-Hsin Lin, Cheng-Nan Ling, Wen-Chieh Tai
  • Patent number: 11285921
    Abstract: A device for protecting an optical sensor of a driver assistance system for a motor vehicle includes a protective casing, a motor, and a pressure balancing system. The protective device has a movable part and a fixed part. The protective casing forms a cavity that accommodates an optical sensor that includes an optical surface. Additionally, the protective casing freely rotates about an axis and includes an optical element that faces the optical surface of the optical sensor. The motor rotates the protective casing at speeds allowing the optical element to be cleaned by a centrifugal effect. The pressure balancing system includes an air vent orifice allowing fluid communication between the inside and the outside of the protective device. The air vent orifice is produced in the fixed part of the protective device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 29, 2022
    Assignee: Valeo Systèmes d'Essuyage
    Inventors: Marcel Trebouet, Frédéric Bretagnol
  • Patent number: 11277928
    Abstract: An interlocking device for monitoring and enforcing shipping and acclimation conditions includes a servo motor, at least one locking pin, a battery, and a printed circuit board disposed within an enclosure, where the battery is electrically coupled to the servo motor and the printed circuit board. The interlocking device further includes a housing of an input power connector insertable into a first end of the enclosure to prevent the housing of the input power connector from electrically coupling to a power source, where the servo motor is configurable to engage the at least one locking pin to prevent a removal of the housing of the input power connector while inserted in the first end of the enclosure. The interlocking device further includes the printed circuit board configured to control the servo motor based on readings from one or more sensors electrically coupled to the printed circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation
    Inventors: Michael Kane, Colin Edward Masterson, Suraush Khambati, Jacob Porter, Marie Cole
  • Patent number: 11277947
    Abstract: An electromagnetic and radiation shielding system includes an enclosure shaped to define a room interior which is accessible through a single passageway, and a door assembly for selectively enclosing the passageway. The door assembly includes a frame mounted within the passageway in conductive contact with a metal skin incorporated into the enclosure, a door with a conductive rear face which is adapted to selectively enclose the passageway, and a seal for selectively establishing continuous, peripheral contact between the frame and the rear face of the door when the door is disposed in its closed position. In this manner, the door assembly cooperates with the enclosure to form an electromagnetic barrier around the room interior in all directions. Additionally, both the enclosure and the door are constructed with a layer of radiation-shielding material to form a radiation barrier around the room interior in all directions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2022
    Assignee: NEW ENGLAND LEAD BURNING COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Seth Warnock, Rodney Gebert, Frank Leban
  • Patent number: 11266048
    Abstract: An electromagnetic wave absorber (1a) includes a resistive layer (10), an electrically conductive layer (20) and a dielectric layer (30). The electrically conductive layer (20) has a sheet resistance lower than a sheet resistance of the resistive layer (10). The dielectric layer (30) is disposed between the resistive layer (10) and the electrically conductive layer (20). The electromagnetic wave absorber (1a) has a first slit (15). The first slit (15) extends, in the resistive layer (10), from a first principal surface (10a) distal to the dielectric layer (30) toward the dielectric layer (30) in a direction perpendicular to the first principal surface (10a) and divides the resistive layer (10) into a plurality of first blocks (17). Each of the first blocks (17) has a minimum dimension (D1) of 2 mm or more at the first principal surface (10a).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: NITTO DENKO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Kazuto Yamagata, Hironobu Machinaga, Hiroichi Ukei, Takehiro Ui
  • Patent number: 11266007
    Abstract: A network device having improved thermal cooling is provided. The network device comprising a first printed circuit board (PCB) having a plurality of common connectors and one or more second PCBs, each second PCB coupled to the first PCB by a respective common connector of the plurality of common connectors. Each second PCB may include a set of ports, each port in the set of ports coupled to the respective common connector via the second PCB. The one or more second PCBs may be arranged vertically parallel on a front side of the first PCB such that each second PCB forms a 90 degree angle with the first PCB to allow air to flow in spaces defined between vertically adjacent second PCBs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Assignee: Arista Networks, Inc.
    Inventors: Pranav Devalla, Harold Wang, Prasad Venugopal, Aravind Musunuri
  • Patent number: 11256057
    Abstract: A lens module includes a printed circuit board; a lens mounted on one side of the printed circuit board, and a shielding cover. The shielding cover comprises a cavity. A part of the printed circuit board and a part of the lens are received in the cavity of the shielding cover. The disclosure also relates to an electronic device using the lens module. The lens module can filter the magnetic interference of the external signal and facilitate heat generated by the lens module dissipate outside.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: TRIPLE WIN TECHNOLOGY(SHENZHEN) CO. LTD.
    Inventor: Chun-Yan Yan
  • Patent number: 11258335
    Abstract: A motor stator anti-interference structure includes: a silicon steel sheet assembly, the silicon steel sheet assembly including multiple silicon steel sheets held between an insulation support assembly; a winding assembly wound on the silicon steel sheet assembly and the insulation support assembly; and a connection member inlaid in the silicon steel sheet assembly to contact all the silicon steel sheets. All the silicon steel sheets are connected to a grounding end of a circuit board through the connection member so as to increase contact area between the connection member and the silicon steel sheet assembly. The electromagnetic interference is conducted through the connection member to the grounding end of the circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: Asia Vital Components (China) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Feng Zhou, Chih-Cheng Lai
  • Patent number: 11252850
    Abstract: Door sealing systems for providing an RF seal to a door to an enclosure such as an anechoic chamber are disclosed. According to one aspect, a door sealing system includes a door having an outer periphery and a plurality of extendable and retractable knife edges along at least a portion of the outer periphery. The door sealing system includes a door frame having a plurality of channels corresponding to the plurality of knife edges, each knife edge projecting outward in a direction parallel to a face of the door and into the corresponding channels when the door is in a sealed position. Further, the door sealing system may include channels in the door frame along which knife edges of the door frame move.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: ETS-Lindgren Inc.
    Inventor: Brian Adair Rodgers
  • Patent number: 11243582
    Abstract: An information handling system housing vents air at a grid of openings formed in a wall with a member extending outward from each intersection of the grid to define air channels. Each member terminates with a polished planar surface that reflects light against a flat underlying material. Variable angles of the polished planar surface relative to the plane of the wall creates a presentation of isolated reflections against the flat background that vary based upon a viewing angle of the housing wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Richard Andrew Crisp, Richard William Guzman