Patents Examined by Lisa Lea-Edmonds
  • Patent number: 10851800
    Abstract: An information handling system comprising a chassis supporting a central processor, a graphics processor, a memory, and a power source and a dual opposite outlet blower system having a powered blower fan for rotating a plurality of blades within a dual opposite outlet blower system housing where the dual opposite outlet blower system housing includes first surface and a second surface oppositely disposed on either side of a rotational plane of the powered blower fan, a first side wall having a first notch extending internally along a diameter in the rotational plane of the powered blower fan and second side wall oppositely disposed to the first side wall and having a second notch extending internally along the opposite side of the diameter in the rotational plane of the powered blower fan.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: Dell Products, LP
    Inventors: Qinghong He, Arnold Thomas Schnell
  • Patent number: 10852777
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides an electronic device. The electronic device includes: a connection component; a first main body having a first end connected to the connection component; and a second main body having a second end connected to the connection component. In response to the first main body and the second main body being in a first relative position, a distance in a pre-set direction between the first end and the second end is a first distance. In response to the first main body and the second main body being in a second relative position, a distance in a pre-set direction between the first end and the second end is a second distance. The first distance and the second distance are different.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: LENOVO (BEIJING) CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chunfeng Yuan, Matthew Tucker
  • Patent number: 10849249
    Abstract: An expandable electronics storage chassis includes a base electronics storage tray and an expansion electronics storage tray. The base electronics storage tray has a first end and a second end. The first end includes a first base edge and a first pair of side edges that define a first opening. The expansion electronics storage tray has a third end and a fourth end. The third end includes a second base edge and a second pair of side edges that define a second opening. The fourth end includes a third base edge and a third pair of side edges that define a third opening. When assembled, the second end of the expansion electronics storage tray overlaps and is coupleable to the first end of the base electronics storage tray.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventor: Kenny Huy Pham
  • Patent number: 10849254
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods for thermal management provide conditioned air from an inlet of an electronics cabinet to a rear-mounted interface device using an enclosure mounted in the electronics cabinet. The enclosure is laterally expandable in order to make installation easier and to enable installation of the enclosure between electronics cabinets of several mounting widths. The enclosure is installed to an internal surface of the mounting rails of the electronics cabinet so that the interface devices are mounted directly to the mounting rails, so the enclosure does not support the mass of the interface devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: EMC IP HOLDING COMPANY LLC
    Inventors: Samuel Maxwell Marrs, Alva Benjamin Eaton, Michael Hladick, Roger D. Segroves, Mark Donnell
  • Patent number: 10845841
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a display module, a cover, a connecting element and an optical adhesive. The cover is disposed over the display module, and includes a cover portion and an adhesive-restricting portion. The adhesive-restricting portion is protruded from a periphery of a bottom side of the cover portion. The adhesive-restricting portion includes a lower surface facing a surface of the display module. The connecting element is connected between the lower surface of the adhesive-restricting portion and the surface of the display module, and defines an accommodating space together with the cover and the display module. The optical adhesive is disposed in the accommodating space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignees: INTERFACE TECHNOLOGY (CHENGDU) CO., LTD., INTERFACE OPTOELECTRONICS (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD., GENERAL INTERFACE SOLUTION LIMITED
    Inventors: Chin-Yang Wu, Tsung-Chen Chou, Tsung-Ju Hu, Wen-Hsiao Huang, Yau-Yang Jung
  • Patent number: 10839194
    Abstract: An electronic device according to the disclosure may include: a housing including a first plate oriented in a first direction, a second plate oriented in a second direction, and a side member oriented in a third direction, the side member surrounding at least a portion of a space defined between the first and second plates, a printed circuit board disposed between the first and second plates, a support member supporting the printed circuit board and coupled to at least a portion of the side member, a fingerprint sensor key exposed on at least a portion of the side member, and electrically connected to the printed circuit board using a flexible circuit board, and at least one waterproof structure mounted on the support member sealing a second space in which the printed circuit board is located from a first space in which the fingerprint sensor key assembly is located.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yanggyun Jung, Jaeil Seo, Hosung Bang, Jihoon Kim, Jeong Park
  • Patent number: 10838457
    Abstract: A display device is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jae Young Yu, Yong Gi Ko, Bon Joo Koo, Yun Ha Kim, Jae Chun Park, Nam Seok Baik, Mikiya Itakura, Hyoung Jin Lee, Dae Guen Choi, Sung Chul Choi
  • Patent number: 10838456
    Abstract: In an electronic device and a method of operating an electronic device according to various embodiments, the electronic device may include: a foldable housing, including a hinge, a first housing connected to the hinge and including a first surface facing a first direction and a second surface facing a second direction opposite the first direction, and a second housing connected to the hinge, including a third surface facing a third direction and a fourth surface facing a fourth direction opposite the third direction, the second housing configured to be foldable with respect to the first housing about the hinge, wherein the first surface faces the third surface in a folded state of the electronic device; a display extending from the first surface to the third surface to provide the first surface and the third surface and including a touch controller configured to control a receiving function of an input on the display; a processor disposed inside the first or second housing and operatively coupled to the displ
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Sungjun Lee, Byoungho Jung, Sangil Park, Kwonho Song, Iljoo Chae, Kiwon Kim, Mooyoung Kim
  • Patent number: 10831245
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a hinge device rotatably connecting a main body chassis and a display chassis, a notch-shaped part provided in a bottom surface of the main body chassis at a position overlapping with at least a part of the hinge device and formed by removing a part of the bottom surface from its one edge part toward the other edge part, a support base made of resin and provided so as to cover a part of the notch-shaped part, and a rubber foot provided on the support base and protruding from the bottom surface of the main body chassis through the notch-shaped part.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.
    Inventors: Tabito Miyamoto, Sara Akiyama, Hiroaki Kinoshita, Shinichi Kubota
  • Patent number: 10831234
    Abstract: The portable information device includes: a display whose back surface is supported on respective front surfaces of first and second support plates; and an adhesive member that adheres to the front surfaces of the first and second support plates and the back surface of the display and fastens them together. In the portable information device, an area that overlaps with at least a folding area includes a weak adhesive section in which an adhesive force of the adhesive member between the first and second support plates and the display is reduced to be lower than the other section or a non-adhesive section that does not adhere to at least either the first and second support plates or the display. The portable information device further includes a magnet provided below the back surface of the display and in a position that overlaps with the folding area. The magnet can attract a magnetic body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD.
    Inventors: Kenji Watamura, Takehito Yamauchi
  • Patent number: 10831243
    Abstract: A flexible display device is provided. The flexible display device according to an embodiment of the present disclosure may include a first body, a second body, a first link, and a second link. According to an embodiment of the present disclosure, in an unfolding state, the first link and the second link may not protrude out of the first body and the second body, and the first link and the second link may be changed in a form that may protect the flexible display during folding.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventors: Hang Seok Kim, Gil Jae Lee, Min Chul Shin, Dong Jun Choi
  • Patent number: 10828852
    Abstract: Systems and methods for embedding electronics in a housing using additive manufacturing are provided. In certain embodiments, a system includes a housing made using an additive manufacturing process. The system also includes at least one electronics assembly that is embedded into the housing during the additive manufacturing process, wherein one or more electronic components on the at least one electronic assembly are isolated from the material used to form the housing. Further, the system includes an electrical connector coupled to at least one electronic component in the one or more electronic components, wherein the electrical connector provides an electrical connection between the at least one electronic assembly and system electronics that are outside the housing, wherein the electronic assembly is environmentally sealed within the housing from the environment outside the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Honeywell International Inc.
    Inventor: Pedro Luis Lebron
  • Patent number: 10831242
    Abstract: A folding device includes a power assembly, at least one movement assembly coupled with the power assembly, and at least one group of connecting rod assembly movably coupled with the movement assembly. The connecting rod assembly is configured to movably couple with a flexible panel, and the power assembly is arranged to be fixed relative to the flexible panel. The movement assembly is configured to be moved by the power assembly, the connecting rod assembly is configured to move along with the movement assembly and rotate relative to the movement assembly, and at least a part of the flexible panel is driven by the connecting rod assembly to move and be in a folded state or an unfolded state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: BEIJING XIAOMI MOBILE SOFTWARE CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Jingsong He, Bin Lin, Song Li
  • Patent number: 10825363
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a first display apparatus and a second display apparatus that are stacked. A display image quality of the first display apparatus in a display state is higher than a display image quality of the second display apparatus in a display state, and a power consumption of the second display apparatus in the display state is lower than a power consumption of the first display apparatus in the display state.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Wenbo Li, Xinguo Li
  • Patent number: 10827591
    Abstract: An electronic reading device includes a mid-frame structure such that the mid-frame structure can include a reverse draft. A reverse draft corresponds to a back of the electronic reading device being a predetermined amount wider than a front of the electronic reading device. Additionally, a co-molded mid-frame stiffener provides a predetermined rigidity of the electronic reading device. The electronic reading device also includes a display integrated with the front of the mid-frame structure, wherein a space between the display and the mid-frame structure includes one or more electronic reading device components. Similarly, a back cover is integrated with the back of the mid-frame structure, wherein a space between the back cover and the mid-frame structure includes additional electronic reading device components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2020
    Assignee: RAKUTEN KOBO INC.
    Inventors: Archer Wun, Anna Buechin, James Wu, Ernesto Salas
  • Patent number: 10820435
    Abstract: Various embodiments provide a display screen system that includes a display screen, a first stand element, and a second stand element. The display screen can include a front display surface, a back surface, and a bottom surface. The first and second stand elements can each include a connection element disposed between a first end and a second end. The display screen stand system can be configured to be assembled in a table top configuration or a wall mount configuration. In the table top configuration, the first stand element and the second stand element are attached to the bottom of the display screen. In the wall mount configuration, the first stand element and the second stand element are configured to be coupled to the back of the display screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: OHC IP Holdings, LLC
    Inventors: Michael L. O'Shaughnessy, James A. Mitlyng, Aaron Murphy, Mike Wayman, Logan Oglesby
  • Patent number: 10817016
    Abstract: Protective cover layers for electronic devices are described. In an embodiment, an electronic device includes a display panel and a protective cover layer over the display panel. The protective cover layer includes a transparent support substrate and a hardcoat layer covering an exterior facing surface of the transparent support substrate. The display panel may be a flexible display panel and the protective cover layer may flex with the flexible display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: Apple Inc.
    Inventors: Hoon Sik Kim, Chang-Chia Huang, Christopher D. Jones, Masato Kuwabara, Nikhil D. Kalyankar, Terry C. Shyu, Yasmin F. Afsar, Paul S. Drzaic
  • Patent number: 10820433
    Abstract: A flexible display device including a first body; a second body; a flexible display unit arranged on a front surface of the first and second bodies; and a rear plate coupled to a rear surface of the flexible display unit, and configured to be transformed together with the flexible display unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: LG ELECTRONICS INC.
    Inventor: Youngdo Cha
  • Patent number: 10816409
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a temperature-sensing device and a server, with the server including a chassis and a mainboard. A temperature-sensitive element is disposed at an inlet of the chassis, and the temperature-sensitive element is used for converting a temperature sensed in the inlet of the chassis to a temperature sensing data. The mainboard is disposed in the chassis and includes a temperature sensor and a host. An external temperature-sensing channel of the temperature sensor is communicatively connected to the temperature-sensitive element for transferring the temperature sensing data to the host. The function of sensing the temperature in the inlet of the chassis of the server can be implemented by the temperature sensing device and the server disclosed in the present disclosure, which reducing the product manufacturing costs. There is no need to test I2C signals on a temperature-sensor board, which reducing labor costs.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignees: INVENTEC (PUDONG) TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION, INVENTEC CORPORATION
    Inventor: Jian-Fei Liu
  • Patent number: 10809769
    Abstract: An electronic device includes: a first case provided with an opening portion; a second case that has one end portion provided with a fulcrum portion engaged with the first case and rotates about the fulcrum portion to close the opening portion in an openable manner, and a packing portion that is provided to be inclined to be more on an inner side of the second case at a portion closer to the fulcrum portion of the second case, and comes into pressure contact with an edge portion of the opening portion when the second case closes the opening portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yasunori Chiba, Yasunori Usui, Gu Dong