Patents Examined by James Wu
  • Patent number: 11507150
    Abstract: An interface card cage includes a first assembly and a second assembly. The first assembly includes a first side wall, a second side wall, and a bent portion. The second side wall has an opening. The bent portion and the first side wall extend in different directions. The bent portion includes a protrusion extending from the bent portion. The second assembly includes an assembly part having a slot. The assembly part includes a first side plate and a second side plate. The first side plate has a recess. The assembly part has a first edge and a second edge. A direction from the first edge to the second edge is different from a direction from the first side plate to the second side plate. The bent portion of the first assembly is located in the slot. The protrusion is located in the recess.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignees: INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Zhifa Chen, Sheng Guo
  • Patent number: 11507149
    Abstract: Apparatuses for expansion device retention. Specifically, the disclosed apparatuses implement retention mechanisms capable of being temporarily fastened to expansion slots whereat expansion devices may be installed. By fastening to the expansion slots, any permanent redesign and/or modification to the printed circuit boards, whereon the expansion slots may be mounted, may be minimized (if not eliminated). Amongst the disclosed apparatuses, an attachable hockey stick is introduced for expansion devices lacking a hockey stick shaped feature, where the attachable hockey stick engages with the aforementioned retention mechanisms to secure the expansion devices during, for example, shock events.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Donald Leslie Petersen, II, Hasnain Shabbir, Raymond D. Heistand, II
  • Patent number: 11508266
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a flexible panel, a manufacturing method thereof and a display apparatus. The flexible panel includes a substrate, and the substrate includes a display region, a frame region and a bendable region, the frame region surrounding the display region and disposed at the periphery of the display region, the bendable region disposed on a side of the frame region distal to the display region and abutting on the frame region, at least one groove is disposed in the substrate and recessed from a side surface of the substrate at an edge of the frame region, and respectively provided at at least one end of a boundary between the frame region and the bendable region, and one end of an orthographic projection of the groove on the substrate coincides with one end of the boundary.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: BEIJING BOE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shangchieh Chu, Yonghong Zhou
  • Patent number: 11507136
    Abstract: An electronic apparatus includes: a chassis having lateral surfaces including a frame and a rear surface including a glass plate supported by the frame; and a display having a display surface facing a front surface of the chassis. The frame includes a frame-shaped outer wall defining the lateral surfaces of the chassis; and a glass support that protrudes from the outer wall towards in inward direction of the frame. The glass support extends along an edge of the glass plate and includes a missing part that is a divided portion. The electronic apparatus further includes a metal plate that is thinner than a portion of the glass support adjacent to the divided portion. The metal plate is fixed to the frame, supplements the divided portion, and supports the glass plate together with the glass support.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2022
    Assignee: Lenovo (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
    Inventors: Kazuya Umejima, Seita Horikoshi, Kenji Watamura, Kazuo Fujii
  • Patent number: 11503731
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an assembly structure for providing power for a chip and an electronic device using the same. The assembly structure includes: a circuit board, configured to provide a first electrical energy; a chip; a power converting module, configured to electrically connect the circuit board and the chip, convert the first electrical energy to a second electrical energy, and supply the second electrical energy to the chip, wherein the chip, the circuit board and the power converting module are stacked; and a connection component, configured to electrically connect the circuit board and the power converting module. The present disclosure assembles a power converting module with a circuit board and a chip in a stacking manner, which may shorten a current path between the power converting module and the chip, reduce current transmission losses, improve efficiency of a system, reduce space occupancy and save system resource.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: Delta Electronics Inc.
    Inventors: Haoyi Ye, Jianhong Zeng, Yu Zhang, Peiqing Hu, Ziying Zhou
  • Patent number: 11503734
    Abstract: An expansion card holder assembly that accepts different size expansion cards is disclosed. The expansion card holder assembly includes a metal base with grooves that roller features of a metal slide bracket fit into. The metal slide bracket is positioned along the metal base for different size expansion cards. The metal slide bracket is connected with a metal cover that is opened to accept expansions cards. A connector is provided for the expansion card to connect with printed circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: Dell Products L.P.
    Inventors: Chih Huang Lee, Chi-Ming Sun, Yu Ming Kuo
  • Patent number: 11503725
    Abstract: A gate driver includes: driver boards mountable on an IGBT module which is a driving-target external device; gate driver circuits which are formed on the driver boards and each apply a drive signal generated using power and a signal which are externally input through an input connector, to semiconductor elements of the IGBT module; and an insulating surrounding member disposed to surround a peripheral edge of the input-side driver board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignee: TAMURA CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hirotoshi Aoki, Kiyotaka Yoshida, Tomohiko Yoshino
  • Patent number: 11500233
    Abstract: An outer back plate, a back assembly and a display device are provided. The outer back plate includes: a first supporting surface and a second supporting surface on a first side of the outer back plate; a back surface on a second side of the outer back plate; and a first connecting portion on the first side, wherein the first connecting portion includes a first protruding portion protruding in a direction away from the back surface of the outer back plate with respect to the first supporting surface and the second supporting surface to form a first protruding surface, and an orthographic projection of the first protruding surface in a direction perpendicular to the back surface of the outer back plate is located between an orthographic projection of the first supporting surface in the direction and an orthographic projection of the second supporting surface in the direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2022
    Assignees: K-TRONICS (SUZHOU) TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Xiaoli Xia
  • Patent number: 11497150
    Abstract: An apparatus includes a ear piece case housing, a receptacle within the ear piece case housing and configured to hold an earpiece, an earpiece connector at the receptacle and configured to electrically connect with the earpiece, and electromagnetic shielding materials integrated into the ear piece case housing to electromagnetically isolate the earpiece while the earpiece is contained within the case housing. The ear piece case housing may include a charger and a removable slide cover adapted for sliding over the charger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: BRAGI GmbH
    Inventors: Veniamin Milevski, Diego Bestilleiro Amado
  • Patent number: 11491358
    Abstract: Fire control panel modular assemblies are described herein. In some examples, one or more embodiments include a fire control panel module (100) including a locking ridge (102), and a fire control panel module carrier (112) including a module carrier slot (114), a locking tab (130), and a release button (116), wherein the module carrier slot (114) is configured to accept the fire control panel module (100) therein, and the locking tab (130) is configured to engage the locking ridge (102) to releasably retain the fire control panel module (100) in the module carrier slot (114).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventors: Vivek Kalyan, Joern Buttstaedt, Petter Bye, Nicolae Pintea, Adrian-Tiberiu Florea, Unmesh Kulkarni
  • Patent number: 11497134
    Abstract: Provided are a cable management rack and a cable management apparatus for a server cabinet. The cable management rack includes a plurality of cable-bundling units sequentially connected, where each of the plurality of cable-bundling units includes a first cable-bundling piece; a second cable-bundling piece, which is detachably connected to the first cable-bundling piece; a through hole for cables to pass through, which is formed between the second cable-bundling piece and the first cable-bundling piece; and a plurality of cable guide outlets, which are formed on the first cable-bundling piece and the second cable-bundling piece and are spaced apart and distributed along an extending direction of the through hole. Each cable guide outlet is provided with a guide structure to guide an outlet direction of a cable. Two adjacent cable-bundling units are detachably connected, and through holes of the plurality of cable-bundling units are sequentially communicated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: DONGGUAN LUXSHARE TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD
    Inventors: Tiesheng Li, Sihai Yi, Hongji Chen, Liang Ma, Qiongnan Chen, Rongzhe Guo
  • Patent number: 11496828
    Abstract: Aspects of the subject technology relate to an apparatus including one or more transducers, and a pathway for drying the one or more transducers via removal of water from vicinities of the transducers. The pathway includes a tubular structure, and the one or more transducers are disposed at a first opening of the tubular structure. The pathway is to facilitate removal of water via capillary-induced pressure gradient created by a capillary-dense material disposed at a second opening of the tubular structure at a distance from the transducers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2022
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Brentley M. Wiles, Mandeep Gill, David MacNeil
  • Patent number: 11487325
    Abstract: A dock for a portable electronic device includes a base and an arm movably supported on the base. The arm has a ratchet gear set and a distal end configured to engage the portable electronic device to secure the portable electronic device to the base. The dock further includes a ratchet pawl positioned within the base. The ratchet pawl is movable between a first position, in which the ratchet pawl engages the ratchet gear set to inhibit movement of the arm relative to the base, and a second position, in which the ratchet pawl disengages the ratchet gear set to allow movement of the arm relative to the base. The dock further includes an electronic actuator operable to actuate the ratchet pawl from the first position to the second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: ACCO Brands Corporation
    Inventors: Yu-Chia Huang, Alex James Klinkman
  • Patent number: 11490502
    Abstract: An antenna assembly includes a base, a modem, a top lid and a housing. The base is composed of an aluminum material. The modem is disposed on the base. The top lid is for the base, and the top lid includes at least one antenna element disposed on an exterior surface. The housing covers the top lid and base. The top lid acts as an electro-magnetic barrier for the modem.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: Airgain, Inc.
    Inventor: Kevin Thill
  • Patent number: 11490531
    Abstract: A display frame structure and a display are disclosed. The display frame structure includes an integrally formed main body, where the integrally formed main body is provided with a first connecting portion and a second connecting portion, the first connecting portion is configured to connect a first component on a first side of the integrally formed main body, the second connecting portion is configured to connect a second component on a second side of the integrally formed main body that is opposite to the first side, and the integrally formed main body is also provided with a plurality of passage holes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: BEIJING SMART-AERO DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Xing Zhao, Zhiguo Shen
  • Patent number: 11490540
    Abstract: A power device, including a box body, a power distribution module, at least one power supply module, a handle and a locking member, is provided. The power distribution module is detachably disposed on the box body. The power supply module is detachably disposed on the box body and detachably connected to the power distribution module. The handle is rotatably connected to the power distribution module and adapted to detachably connect the power distribution module to the box body. The locking member is movably disposed on the box body and is adapted to cooperate with the handle to position the power supply module. In addition, a server including the power device is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignee: Wistron Corporation
    Inventors: Yu-Jian Wu, Zhi-Tao Yu, Wei Lin
  • Patent number: 11490539
    Abstract: An expansion card frame is configured to be mount on a casing of a server chassis and is configured for installations of a riser card and an expansion card. The expansion card frame includes a side plate and a top plate. The side plate is configured for the installation of the riser card. The riser card is configured for an insertion of the expansion card. The top plate is connected to a side of the side plate and configured to cover the riser card. The top plate has at least one assembling structure, and the at least one assembling structure of the top plate is configured to be assembled with at least one assembling structure of an assembling frame so that the top plate, the side plate, and the assembling frame together form an accommodation space for accommodating a disk drive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignees: INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Shuai Zhang
  • Patent number: 11490533
    Abstract: A mounting frame configured to install disk drive to cage and including frame body, engagement protrusion, fourth plate, first mounting pillar, and second mounting pillar. Frame body includes first to third plates. Engagement protrusion protrudes from third plate. Fourth plate is pivotally connected to a side of the second plate located away from first plate. Fourth plate includes latch hole. Engagement protrusion is removably inserted into latch hole. First to fourth plates together form accommodation space and two openings connected thereto. Accommodation space is configured to accommodate disk drive. First mounting pillar is fixed on first plate and located between first and fourth plates. First mounting pillar is inserted in first mounting hole of disk drive. Second mounting pillar is fixed on fourth plate and located between first and fourth plates. Second mounting pillar is inserted in second mounting hole of disk drive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2022
    Assignees: INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Er-Zhen Song, Xiaogang Lu, Xiu-Hua Zhao
  • Patent number: 11481007
    Abstract: A computer cases includes a rear panel with a slot field and an expansion card with a slot bracket that is fixed laterally to the slot field by a screw. An opening is cut out on the rear panel next to the slot field so that the screw for fixing the expansion card is easily accessible and can be easily mounted with a corresponding tool.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 2, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: Fujitsu Client Computing Limited
    Inventors: August Scherer, Lutz Rösler
  • Patent number: 11483941
    Abstract: A pivoting assembly for an electronic device, being a clickable-open and clickable-shut cover or shield with click-step positioning includes a pivoting shaft extending along an imaginary axis, an inner movable member, an intermediate movable member, and an outer stationary member concentrically surrounding the imaginary axis. First positioning structures and first engaging structures are connected to one of the inner movable member and the intermediate movable member and a number of second positioning structures and second engaging structures are also so connected. When the pivoting shaft is rotated in an opening direction, the first positioning structures compress and slide across the first engaging structures. When the pivoting shaft is rotated in a closing direction, the second positioning structures compress and slide across the second engaging structures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 25, 2022
    Assignee: AMBIT MICROSYSTEMS (SHANGHAI) LTD.
    Inventor: Jian-Feng Xiao