Patents Examined by Jerry Wu
  • Patent number: 10353443
    Abstract: An example carrier module may include a carrier board. The carrier board may include a storage drive interface and an adapter connector in electrical communication with the storage drive interface. The adapter connector may engage with a complementary adapter receiver. The adapter connector may include a plurality of signal pins, at least one ground pin that is longer than the signal pins, and at least one power pin that is longer than the signal pins. The plurality of signal pins, the at least one ground pin, and the at least one power pin may engage with the adapter receiver to facilitate electrical communication between the adapter receiver and the adapter connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 16, 2019
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Andrew Potter, Michael S. Bunker, Timothy A. McCree, Stephen Spencer
  • Patent number: 10345868
    Abstract: A hinge structure including an axis body, a torque member, and a pressing assembly is provided. The axis body includes a contact surface. The torque member leans against the contact surface of the axis body. The torque member and the axis body are rotatable relatively around a central axis of the axis body. The contact surface pushes the torque member to move around the central axis of the axis body when the torque member and the axis body rotate relatively. The pressing assembly provides a pushing force to the torque member to push the torque member to push towards the contact surface. A plurality of electronic devices having the hinge structure are further provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Acer Incorporated
    Inventors: Yu-Chin Huang, Yu-Nan Lin, Wen-Neng Liao
  • Patent number: 10345865
    Abstract: Particular examples described herein provide for an electronic device, such as a notebook computer or laptop, which includes a circuit board coupled to a plurality of electronic components (which includes any type of hardware, elements, circuitry, etc.). The electronic device may also include a connector assembly that is positioned within at least a portion of a recess of the electronic device, where the connector assembly includes: a first assembly that is to receive a connector; and a second assembly that is to receive an identification module that is to provide an association between a user and the electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Sameer Sharma, Douglas Satzger, Gadi Amit, Yoshikazu Hoshino, Chadwick Harber, Daniel Clifton, Philip J. Houdek, II, Stanislav Moiseyenko, Nathan Isaiah Jauvtis
  • Patent number: 10348943
    Abstract: An electronic device may have components such as a display, a camera, a button, and other electrical components. A transparent crystalline member such as a layer of aluminum oxide, zirconium oxide, or other crystalline dielectric structure may overlap an electrical component and may serve as a display cover layer, button cover member, or window member. An annealed adhesion layer such as an annealed inorganic layer may be formed on a crystalline dielectric member. The annealed adhesion layer may help adhere an oleophobic coating to the transparent crystalline member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Matthew S. Rogers, Naoto Matsuyuki, Que Anh S. Nguyen
  • Patent number: 10348000
    Abstract: A thermal overcurrent circuit breaker having a switch housing in which a thermal expansion element and a snap-action switching mechanism, which is coupled to the thermal expansion element and can be manually operated, and also a moving contact, which interacts with the snap-action switching mechanism, and a fixed contact are arranged, the fixed contact being connected to a first connection rail while contact is made with the moving contact by a second connection rail by means of the thermal expansion element. The switch housing has a number of connection chambers in which in each case one of the connection rails is arranged, wherein a two-limb spring element for making clamping contact with a connection line, which is guided into the connection chamber via a first housing opening and has the connection rail, is arranged in each connection chamber.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Ellenberger & Poensgen GmbH
    Inventors: Erich Fischer, Wolfgang Schmidt
  • Patent number: 10334928
    Abstract: A container includes a housing having a base wall and an upper wall, and the housing includes a cover panel extended from the upper wall and foldable relative to the upper wall and movable toward the upper wall, a base plate is engaged in the housing, a support device is foldably attached to the base plate with a hinge device, and the support device is foldable relative to the base plate and the housing, and a display is attached to the support device and movable relative to the upper wall between an upwardly working position and a downwardly folded storing position. The housing includes a chamber formed by a base wall and the upper wall for receiving a mobile device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Zgonic Pty Ltd.
    Inventor: Chih Feng Ho
  • Patent number: 10338716
    Abstract: Provided is an electronic device with high portability and/or high browsability. The electronic device includes first and second support bodies, a first hinge, and a flexible display panel. The first hinge has a first rotation axis and connects the first and second support bodies to each other, and the first and second support bodies are capable of relatively rotating on the first rotation axis. The display panel includes at least first and second portions supported by the first and second support bodies, respectively; the first rotation axis and a first plane including the display surface overlapping with the first portion or a second plane including the display surface overlapping with the second portion are parallel to each other; and each of a distance between the first rotation axis and the first plane or the second plane is greater than zero.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Akio Endo, Shigeru Onoya, Masaaki Hiroki
  • Patent number: 10342146
    Abstract: Provided is a display device including a first protection member including a flat part, in which a central area and a surrounding area that is adjacent the central area are defined, and a support part on the surrounding area of the flat part, and protruding upward from the flat part, a display module on the first protection member for displaying an image, and a second protection member between the first protection member and the display module, on the support part, and spaced a distance from the flat part to define a space on the central area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Jiwon Han
  • Patent number: 10342121
    Abstract: A flexible display unit is disclosed including a flexible display, and a flexible frame coupled to the flexible display, the flexible frame including a first rigid portion, a second rigid portion, and a flexible portion located between the first and second rigid portions and configured to permit the frame to be bent, the flexible portion including a first region including a first plurality of holes having a first size, and a second region including a second plurality of holes having a second size, wherein the first size is greater than the second size, the first region is positioned closer to a center axis of the flexible frame than the second region, and an area of the first plurality of holes within a portion of the first region is greater than an area of the second plurality of holes within a portion of the second region having the same area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Hyungmo Koo, Seyong Kim, Minchul Lee, Seunggeun Lim, Sunghan Kim
  • Patent number: 10342132
    Abstract: Embodiments of the present disclosure are directed towards a memory device insertable into a PCB, e.g., a motherboard of a computing device. In some embodiments, the memory device may include a first PCB having a first thickness, to house one or more memory modules disposed on at least one side of the first PCB. The memory device may further include a layer having a second thickness, which may be attached to the side of the first PCB in an area that is proximate to an edge of the first PCB, to form a memory device portion that may be insertable into a connector slot disposed on a second PCB. The insertable portion may have a thickness that comprises the first and second thicknesses, to fit into the connector slot of the second PCB. Other embodiments may be described and/or claimed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Xiang Li, George Vergis, Slobodan Mrdjan
  • Patent number: 10338337
    Abstract: A display system configured for displaying critical aeronautical information on an aircraft display that is not certified for displaying critical aeronautical information comprises a mounting adapter and an application server. The mounting adapter is configured to mount, in an aircraft cockpit, a personal electronic device (PED) wherein the PED is not certified to display critical aeronautical information. The mounting adapter further comprises a surface with an actuatable covering that is configured to be overlaid on a PED display and an actuation source configured to actuate the covering. The application server is configured to execute a module that generates critical aeronautical information, transmit the generated critical aeronautical information to the PED for display, determine whether a problem exists with the image displayed on the PED display, and enable the actuation source to cause the covering to annunciate a message indicating a problem with the image displayed on the PED display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.
    Inventors: Richard Berckefeldt, Willard R. True, Kalluri R. Sarma
  • Patent number: 10342154
    Abstract: A power supply apparatus is provided in which a cover can be easily attached to a housing without using attachment jigs. Provided is a power supply apparatus that holds a battery and an inverter in a housing, wherein a groove portion for drainage is formed on at least an upper part of an opening portion of the housing, a cover that covers the opening portion is arranged on the opening portion, and the cover includes at least one first fixing claw inserted into the groove portion and at least one second fixing claw that presses the groove portion from an outside.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Masashi Kai
  • Patent number: 10338647
    Abstract: A housing assembly for a computer system includes at least one first shielding casing with a first plurality of ventilation openings in an area of a first housing wall of the first shielding casing; and at least one second shielding casing with a second plurality of ventilation openings in an area of a second housing wall of the second shielding casing, wherein a first contact area of the first housing wall of the first shielding casing borders directly on a corresponding second contact area of the second housing wall of the second shielding casing, and at least one of the first housing wall of the first shielding casing and the second housing wall of the second shielding casing includes a recess so that the first plurality of ventilation openings of the first shielding casing is spaced apart from the second plurality of ventilation openings of the second shielding casing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Fujitsu Client Computing Limited
    Inventor: Wilhelm Neukam
  • Patent number: 10331177
    Abstract: Particular embodiments described herein provide for device that includes a first housing that includes a first module, a second housing that includes a second module, and a hinge that rotatable couples the first housing to the second housing. The hinge can include a first axle, a second axle, and a plurality of hinge links. At least one of the hinge links includes an interconnect to provide a communication path between the first module and the second module.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Prosenjit Ghosh, Denica N. Larsen, James M. Okuley, Hong W. Wong
  • Patent number: 10331183
    Abstract: A computing device comprises an air moving device operable to produce an airflow that removes heat from one or more components that are arranged upstream from the air moving device. The airflow corresponds to an acoustic energy signature. The computing device further comprises one or more mechanical drives that are arranged downstream from the air moving device, and a baffle comprising a first surface and an opposing second surface. The baffle is disposed between the air moving device and the one or more mechanical drives. The baffle defines a plurality of perforations extending between the first surface and the second surface, and the plurality of perforations are dimensioned and arranged to mitigate one or more predefined components of the acoustic energy signature of the airflow while permitting a first portion of the airflow to pass through the baffle to remove heat from the one or more mechanical drives.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: Cisco Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Eric M. Lotter, Hong T. Huynh, David L. Duell, Daniel B. Oliver
  • Patent number: 10334750
    Abstract: A flexible frame for an electronic device is disclosed, the frame including a flexible portion located between a first rigid portion and a second rigid portion and configured to permit the frame to be bent, wherein the flexible portion includes a first region including a first plurality of holes having a first size, and a second region including a second plurality of holes having a second size, wherein the first size is greater than the second size, the first region is positioned closer to a center axis of the flexible frame than the second region, and an area of the first plurality of holes within a portion of the first region having a particular area is greater than an area of the second plurality of holes within a portion of the second region having the same particular area.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Hyungmo Koo, Sunghan Kim, Seunggeun Lim
  • Patent number: 10334765
    Abstract: An electronic shielding device used to secure articles like keys and key fobs from the radiating signals is disclosed. The electronic shielding device includes a housing having a lid member and a storage member, a locking unit for securing articles utilizing a locking mechanism and a plurality of attachment means connected with the housing. The lid member includes first latch member and the storage member includes a second latch member. The radiating signal includes radio frequency and electromagnetic signals. The lid member is detachably attached with the storage member utilizing the first latch member and the second latch member. The locking unit is keyed and coded to a customer's own specific key/lock. The electronic shielding device is designed to attach to an object such as but not limited to a vehicle, a door and a window.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 25, 2019
    Inventor: Jacob Daniel Steel
  • Patent number: 10323626
    Abstract: A display device and/or an electronic device including the same includes a flexible display panel, a driving device having a shape memory alloy member and a temperature control device adapted to control a temperature of the shape memory alloy member, and a link part, one end of which is connected to at least one end portion of the flexible display panel and another end of which is connected to the driving device, in which the driving device changes a curvature of the flexible display panel by controlling the temperature of the shape memory alloy member using the temperature control device, so that a force generated by shape memory alloy member when assuming a predetermined shape drives the link part to move the at least one end portion of the flexible display panel. The display device and/or the electronic device including the same may be implemented variously depending on embodiments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: June-Suk Lee, Won-Wook Lee
  • Patent number: 10327352
    Abstract: A dual-action storage media chassis system comprising: a chassis and two storage media modules accommodated in the chassis. The chassis defining a central back storage space accommodating a processor unit having a third operating temperature. Each storage media module including: a tray frame, each tray frame including a top access opening; a first plurality of storage media (having a first operating temperature) arranged into a front portion of the tray frame through the top access opening; a second plurality of storage media (having a second operating temperature) arranged into a back portion of the tray frame through the top access opening; the front portion, the back portion and the central back storage space being disposed longitudinally sequentially in the dual-action storage media chassis system, such that the second operating temperature is superior to the first operating temperature, and the third operating temperature is superior to the second operating temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: YANDEX EUROPE AG
    Inventors: Aleksandr Alekseevich Konovalov, Pavel Gennadievich Melnikov, Igor Urevich Znamenskii, Ivan Vladimirovich Prostov, Andrey Olegovich Korolenko, Andrey Alekseevitch Blokhin
  • Patent number: 10327349
    Abstract: A display device is disclosed. The display device includes a plurality of stand assemblies, a plurality of center frames correspondingly coupled to upper portions of the plurality of stand assemblies, and a plurality of display panels positioned on at least one side of the plurality of center frames. At least a portion of the plurality of display panels are arranged to form a curved surface. The plurality of center frames are positioned along a curved arrangement corresponding to the curved surface of the at least the portion of the plurality of display panels. A long side of one center frame of the plurality of center frames is disposed adjacent to a long side of another center frame of the plurality of center frames.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 18, 2019
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Mansuk Lee, Namhun Kim, Mingeun Jeong