Patents Examined by Justin M Kratt
  • Patent number: 11903565
    Abstract: The present invention provides an in-vivo detection apparatus and system based on a flexible tube. The apparatus includes: a detection component, a main circuit board, a detection circuit board, an auxiliary circuit board, a cable, and an outer tube. The in-vivo detection apparatus has improved welding strength and reliability particularly when a packaging size is limited.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: INNOVEX MEDICAL CO., LTD
    Inventors: Hang Yan, Wei Tang, Ruifeng Gao, Zimei Zhang
  • Patent number: 11901673
    Abstract: It is aimed to provide a connector capable of adjusting transmission characteristics while suppressing a manufacturing cost increase. A connector is provided with a housing including an accommodating portion and mounting portions, a terminal fitting to be accommodated into the accommodating portion, and a shield member to be mounted into the mounting portions for shielding electromagnetic waves. The mounting portions are provided at a plurality of positions at different distances from the accommodating portion. For example, the mounting portion is in the form of a groove and one end is open in one surface of the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventor: Yasunori Asano
  • Patent number: 11894636
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulative housing defining a mating slot, an inner metallic shield covering the insulative housing, and an outer metallic shield enclosing the insulative housing. The insulative housing includes a first wall, a second wall and two side walls. The inner metallic shield includes a main plate attached to the first wall and two side portions attached to the two side walls. The outer metallic shield includes a main plate located on the outer side of the main plate and two plates attached to the side portions respectively. The insulative housing is provided with grooves on the second walls. The plate is provided with a hook portion fixed in the groove. The two side portions engage the two plates.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignees: FOXCONN (KUNSHAN) COMPUTER CONNECTOR CO., LTD., FOXCONN INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY LIMITED
    Inventors: Lai-Hang Lv, De-Jin Chen
  • Patent number: 11894629
    Abstract: A socket assembly includes an electrical interconnect having an insulator having apertures. The electrical interconnect includes primary contacts and secondary contacts received in corresponding apertures. The primary contacts include a primary conductive polymer column having upper contact tips and lower contact tips for electrically interconnecting first and second electronic packages. The secondary contacts include a secondary conductive polymer column having upper contact tips and lower contact tips for electrically interconnecting the first and second electronic packages. The contact tips of the secondary conductive polymer columns have a different shape from the shape of the contact tips of the primary conductive polymer columns.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignees: TYCO ELECTRONICS JAPAN G.K., TE CONNECTIVITY SOLUTIONS GmbH
    Inventors: John Joseph Consoli, Chad William Morgan, Megan Hoarfrost Beers, Christopher William Blackburn, Nathan Lincoln Tracy, Jennifer Love, Clarence Leon Yu, Shinichi Hashimoto, Hiroshi Shirai
  • Patent number: 11888255
    Abstract: A communications connector has a main housing with a front opening and first, second, and third rear openings. The connector also has first, second, and third contacts, the first contact extends from the first rear opening of the main housing to the front opening of the main housing. The second contact extends from the second rear opening of the main housing to the front opening of the main housing. The third contact extends from the third rear opening of the main housing to a shield surrounding a front portion of the main housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: Panduit Corp.
    Inventors: Robert L. Fritz, Benjamin S. Novak, Satish I. Patel
  • Patent number: 11888248
    Abstract: An intermediate electrical connector 1 which, upon connection of a first counterpart connect body 2 and a second counterpart connect body each from different sides in a manner permitting plugging and unplugging, mediates between the two counterpart connect bodies, the intermediate electrical connector 1 comprising terminals that are enabled to contact, respectively, the first counterpart connect body 2 and the second counterpart connect body, and a housing that directly or indirectly secures the terminals in place, wherein the connector has locking fittings 100 supported by the housing of the intermediate electrical connector 1, and the locking fittings 100 have locking portions 104A enabled to engage lockable portions 151 provided in the first counterpart connect body 2 in the direction of disengagement when the intermediate electrical connector 1 and said first counterpart connect body 2 are connected.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: Hirose Electric Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Xingyu Cheng
  • Patent number: 11888271
    Abstract: An electrical connector includes an insulating body, a first installation module and a second installation module. The first installation module includes a first internal circuit board and a first terminal adapter block. The second installation module includes a second internal circuit board and a second terminal adapter block. The first internal circuit board and the first terminal adapter block include first fool-proof portions that cooperate with each other. The second internal circuit board and the second terminal adapter block include second fool-proof portions that cooperate with each other. The first fool-proof portions are different from the second fool-proof portions, thereby preventing the first terminal adapter block from being incorrectly connected to the second internal circuit board, and preventing the second terminal adapter block from being incorrectly connected to the first internal circuit board.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: DONGGUAN LEADER PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Bo Wang, Xiaolei Lv, Jiamei Wan, Jinqi Li
  • Patent number: 11867959
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is a cable device including a cable configured to transmit power and a connector connected to the cable, the cable device including a connector with improved electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding performance. The cable device includes a cable, and a connector connected to the cable. The connector includes a printed circuit board including a ground electrode, and a shield case provided to accommodate the printed circuit board therein, the shield case including a contact portion provided in direct contact with the ground electrode.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jin Sub Kim, Baek Seok Ko, Sun Woo Kim, Dong Jin Park
  • Patent number: 11870168
    Abstract: A board to board connector assembly (1) includes a first connector (2) suitable to be arranged on a first printed circuit board (3) and a second connector (4) suitable to be arranged on a second printed circuit board (5). An adapter (6) is arranged in a mounted position between and interconnected to the first and the second connector (2, 4). The adapter (6) includes an adapter inner conductor (7) and an adapter outer conductor (8). The adapter outer conductor (8) is arranged separate from the adapter inner conductor (7) and comprises a bore (18) in which the adapter inner conductor (7) is arranged.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 9, 2024
    Assignee: HUBER+SUHNER AG
    Inventors: Florian Stemplinger, Martin Wagner
  • Patent number: 11862902
    Abstract: An electrical connector with electromagnetic shielding function includes a circuit board, a plurality of cables and a shielding component. The circuit board includes a plurality of conductive pads and a ground component. Each of cables includes a wire core and a shielding layer for covering the wire core. One end of the wire core is exposed from the shielding layer, and the wire cores of the cables are electrically connected to the conductive pads respectively. The shielding component is configured on the circuit board and electrically connected to the ground component. The shielding component forms a plurality of shielding grooves for covering the conductive pads and the cables. Each of the shielding grooves includes a contact portion configured to contact the shielding layer and a shielding portion configured to cover the exposed wire core of the cables to provide electromagnetic shielding to the cables.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: JESS-LINK PRODUCTS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Chieh-Ming Cheng
  • Patent number: 11862900
    Abstract: Various techniques are provided for displacing air from partial discharge sensitive regions of a connector of a low partial discharge high voltage connector to other regions of the low partial discharge high voltage connector where electrical flux is reduced. A plug member is mated with a receptacle member to provide the connector, with a seal member disposed in a cavity provided by the plug member and/or the receptacle member. In response to the mating, the seal member is compressed at an initial contact region between an innermost layer and an outermost layer of the seal member. In response to the compressing, air is forced radially inward toward the innermost layer and radially outward toward the outermost layer away from the initial contact region to reduce partial discharge associated with the connector. Additional methods and systems are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: Teledyne Defense Electronics, LLC
    Inventors: Samnang Bou, Hamahito Hokyo, Rafael A. Montalvo, Jeffrey K. Barcza, Gary S. Yoshioka
  • Patent number: 11848524
    Abstract: A cable with terminal disclosed by this specification is provided with a shielded cable 11 including a conductive shield portion 15 for covering outer peripheries of two coated wires 12 and a sheath portion 16 for covering an outer periphery of the shield portion 15, a first outer conductor 51 made of metal and including a tubular portion 52 in the form of a rectangular tube, and a second outer conductor 60 including plate-like fixing barrels 62 to be crimped to wind around an outer surface of the tubular portion 52 in a circumferential direction. The tubular portion 52 includes a depressed portion 57 arranged inside to radially face the fixing barrels 62 and allowing the fixing barrels 62 to be crimped by causing the fixing barrels 62 to be excessively deformed beyond proper crimping positions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2023
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyoshi Maesoba, Toshifumi Ichio
  • Patent number: 11843199
    Abstract: In a card connector, a main body has a plugging space formed therein and used to locate terminals of a terminal set, two sliding members of a sliding mechanism are movably disposed on two sides of the terminal set in the plugging space, respectively, and each sliding member has a supporting part protruded on a side thereof and extended into the plugging space, and elastic members are abutted between sides of the two sliding members and two opposite sidewalls of the plugging space, respectively; a terminal of a guiding rod is slid along a guiding groove, and an other terminal of the guiding rod is inserted through the main body; a push plate of a shielding housing is abutted with the guiding rod, so that a preset electronic card can be stably inserted into or ejected out of the plugging space through the two sliding members.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignees: JINN SHYANG PRECISION INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD., CHIUN HUI TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Shu-Chu Kung, Ching-Chia Chu
  • Patent number: 11843201
    Abstract: An electrical connector, comprising a housing, a first upper terminal module, a second upper terminal module, a first lower terminal module, and a second lower terminal module. The first upper terminal module, the second upper terminal module, the first lower terminal module, and the second lower terminal module respectively comprise an insulating body, a plurality of signal terminals, a plurality of ground terminals, and an electromagnetic shielding member. The plurality of signal terminals and the plurality of ground terminals are disposed in the insulating body. A plurality of signal terminals are disposed between two adjacent ground terminals. The plurality of first ground terminals respectively comprise a plurality of flat contacting parts exposed from the insulating body, where the heights of the plurality of flat contacting parts of respective ground terminals are different. The electromagnetic shielding member is disposed on the insulating body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 27, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Assignee: Dongguan Luxshare Technologies Co., Ltd
    Inventors: XiaoPing Wu, Bin Huang
  • Patent number: 11831107
    Abstract: A connector disclosed by this specification is provided with a shielded cable including a conductive shield portion for covering outer peripheries of two coated wires and a sheath portion for covering an outer periphery of the shield portion, a first outer conductor including a tubular portion and to be connected to the shield portion, a second outer conductor including two plate-like fixing barrels to be crimped to wind around an outer surface of the tubular portion in a circumferential direction, and a housing including a module accommodating portion for accommodating an outer conductor formed by the first and second outer conductors by the fixing barrels being crimped to the tubular portion. The module accommodating portion includes a central ceiling wall capable of pressing the fixing barrels toward proper crimping positions in the process of accommodating the outer conductor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyoshi Maesoba, Toshifumi Ichio
  • Patent number: 11817640
    Abstract: Provided is a cable device having an improved electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding performance. The cable device includes: a cable including an optical fiber; a connector including a printed circuit board connected to the cable and including a ground electrode, and a conductive case; a connecting member provided around a connection between the cable and the connector; and a metal shell surrounding the cable inside of the connecting member, the metal shell being configured to shield electromagnetic interference of the cable and the connector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2023
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jinsub Kim, Yongjune Park, Sungook Ok, Sangwon Ha, Dongjin Park
  • Patent number: 11804677
    Abstract: A terminal module is provided with a shielded cable including at least one coated wire, a conductive shield portion and a sheath portion for covering an outer periphery of the shield portion; an inner conductor to be connected to the coated wire, a terminal accommodating member made of resin for accommodating the inner conductor; a first outer conductor made of metal and including a tubular portion for accommodating the terminal accommodating member; and a second outer conductor made of metal and including a covering portion for covering a back end part of the tubular portion of the first outer conductor. A narrowing portion is provided in the back end part of the first outer conductor. The terminal accommodating member includes an escaping portion for avoiding interference with the narrowing portion in the process of accommodating the terminal accommodating member into the tubular portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2023
    Assignees: AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD., SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD., SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Hiroyoshi Maesoba, Toshifumi Ichio
  • Patent number: 11804675
    Abstract: A plug connector includes a metal housing, an insulation body received in the metal housing, the insulation body having an insertion slot, a signal terminal disposed in the insulation body, a power terminal disposed in the insulation body, and a metal sheet. The metal sheet is disposed in the insertion slot. The signal terminal and the power terminal are separated from each other by the metal sheet.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2023
    Assignee: Tyco Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hua He, Yong Wang, Yingchun Wang, Yong Yang, Daokuan Zhang
  • Patent number: 11799249
    Abstract: A connector includes inner conductors and an outer conductor. The outer conductor includes four plate portions surrounding outer peripheral surfaces of the inner conductors, a rear plate portion for closing a rear surface of the outer conductor and an opening provided behind the bottom plate portion and in front of the rear plate portion. The inner conductor includes a board connecting portion projecting outwardly of the outer conductor through the opening. The outer conductor includes a common base end portion connected to a rear end of the bottom plate portion via a bent portion and projecting toward the same side as the board connecting portion, and a plurality of branched pieces projecting from a projecting end of the common base end portion while being arranged in a width direction of the common base end portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 18, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD.
    Inventors: Yusuke Kojima, Yuki Kondo
  • Patent number: 11799244
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a connector with shielding elastic piece and a connector assembly. The connector with shielding elastic piece comprises a housing and an outer shielding elastic piece. The housing comprises an opening. One end of the outer shielding elastic piece is secured to an outer wall of the housing. The outer shielding elastic piece extends in a direction away from the opening and comprises a first contacting bump and a second contacting bump. The second contacting bump is disposed at one side of the first contacting bump away from the opening. The first contacting bump extends along the outer wall. The extending direction of the second contacting bump and the extending direction of the first contacting bump form an angle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: DONGGUAN LUXSHARE TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD
    Inventors: BaiYu Duan, Zhen Luo, XiaoKai Wang, XiaoPing Wu