Patents Examined by Moustapha Diaby
  • Patent number: 11956752
    Abstract: A method includes obtaining signal information based on wireless signals communicated between an electronic device and a target device. The method also includes obtaining motion information based on movement of the electronic device. The method further includes identifying first location information based on the signal information, the first location information indicating whether the target device is within a field of view (FoV) of the electronic device. Additionally, the method includes identifying second location information based on the motion information and the signal information, the second location information indicating whether the target device is within the FoV of the electronic device. The method also includes determining that the target device is within the FoV or outside the FoV of the electronic device based on at least one of the first location information or the second location information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: April 9, 2024
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Hoang Viet Nguyen, Yuming Zhu, Neha Dawar, Boon Loong Ng, Yi Yang, Moonseok Kang, Aditya Vinod Padaki, Songwei Li, Moongee Cho, Hyunchul Kim
  • Patent number: 11949821
    Abstract: A computer-implemented method programmed for execution in a computing environment for ordering and facilitating payment of a print product. The method comprises storing a digital image in a memory of the computing system; allowing for the selection of a print product using a user interface accessed by a user computing device to establish a print order, wherein the print product includes the digital image, and wherein the print order includes an identification of the selected print product and an order cost; generating a unique payment link by the processor that corresponds to the print order and provides a user computing device with access to communicate payment information to a remote payment processing system; providing access to the unique payment link to the user computing device; receiving a payment notification at the processor from the remote payment processing system; and allowing for fulfillment of the print order using a printing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2023
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: FUJIFILM North America Corporation
    Inventors: Nathan P. Curry, Ryan Moore
  • Patent number: 11949835
    Abstract: A second management server includes: a reception unit configured to receive a request of notification information, which includes identification information identifying the communication apparatus, from the first management server; a generation unit configured to generate a URL for service registration, which includes the identification information, in a case where the request is received; a transmission unit configured to transmit reply information, which includes the generated URL, to the first management server as a response to the request; and a second transmission unit configured to transmit a request of registration with the service, which is based on the identification information, to the service provider server in response to an access to the URL.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2022
    Date of Patent: April 2, 2024
    Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Yuya Tanaka
  • Patent number: 11943410
    Abstract: Setting conditions related to reading of an image of a document are registered in association with a user according to input by a user. When a user is identified, the priority order is determined so that a setting condition corresponding to the identified user is prioritized over a setting condition not corresponding to the user among the registered setting conditions, and the setting condition information indicating the setting conditions in the determined priority is displayed. The image is read under the setting condition based on the setting condition information selected according to the input by the user of the setting condition information indicating the displayed setting conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2023
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventors: Ryoichi Taniyama, Rei Tsutsui, Yoshihiro Hamaguchi, Yuji Takase
  • Patent number: 11941306
    Abstract: There is provided an information processing system comprising: an obtaining unit configured to obtain read image data generated by reading an image printed on a sheet by a printing apparatus; and a controller configured to determine an abnormality of the printing apparatus by determining, based on the read image data obtained by the obtaining unit, a type of a stain that appears in the read image data from among a plurality of stain types.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2024
    Assignee: CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Takaaki Miyata
  • Patent number: 11929768
    Abstract: In embodiments, an electronic device may include a housing having an inner space, a printed circuit board (PCB) disposed in the inner space of the housing, a first antenna structure disposed at a position spaced apart from the PCB, and transmitting and/or receiving a radio signal in a first frequency band, at least one second antenna structure disposed at a position spaced apart from the PCB, and transmitting and/or receiving a radio signal in a second frequency band different from the first frequency band, and a flexible substrate electrically connecting the PCB and the first antenna structure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoondo Lee, Sigwan Kim, Hyelee Song, Dongryul Shin, Dongmin Shin, Yoonjae Lee, Handug Lee, Woosik Cho, Weonjai Choi, Taewook Ham, Kyunggu Kim, Hongpyo Bae, Jinwoo Jung, Youngjun Cho
  • Patent number: 11930137
    Abstract: An information processing apparatus includes an imaging device to image a medium, a communication device provided so as to communicate with a plurality of information processing apparatuses, and a processor to acquire a use state of the image reading apparatus, set an information processing apparatus capable of executing imaging control of the imaging device, and control the imaging device according to an instruction signal from the set information processing apparatus. The processor determines whether to set a second information processing apparatus as the information processing apparatus capable of executing the imaging control, based on the use state, when receiving a request signal of the imaging control from the second information processing apparatus in a state where a first information processing apparatus is set as the information processing apparatus capable of executing the imaging control.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2022
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2024
    Assignee: PFU LIMITED
    Inventor: Koji Hirohashi
  • Patent number: 11925010
    Abstract: A display panel, a display module and a manufacture method thereof, and a communication device are provided. The display panel includes a display substrate and a multiplexing circuit arranged on a first surface of the display substrate. The display panel further includes a wave-absorbing material layer arranged on a second surface of the display substrate. The wave-absorbing material layer is configured to absorb electromagnetic wave interference signals. The second surface is a surface opposite to the first surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignees: CHENGDU BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD., BOE TECHNOLOGY GROUP CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Chao Wang, Binfeng Feng, Yonghui Luo, Fei Li, Yupeng Chen, Jiaxiang Wang, Zijie Zhang, Qifeng Li
  • Patent number: 11924805
    Abstract: The present disclosure provides a positioning method and device, an electronic device, and a storage medium. The positioning method may include obtaining a precise positioning request sent by a service equipment. The precise positioning request may carry rough positioning location information of the service equipment. The positioning method may further include determining, based on the rough positioning location information of the service equipment, a reference positioning point corresponding to the service equipment, and obtaining precise positioning location information of the service equipment by correcting, based on positioning deviation information of the reference positioning point, the rough positioning location information of the service equipment. The positioning deviation information of the reference positioning point may be calculated based on precise positioning location information of the reference positioning point and rough positioning location information of the reference positioning point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: BEIJING QISHENG SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yanze Jiang, Yu Liu
  • Patent number: 11924638
    Abstract: The disclosed embodiments relate to authenticating devices to a cellular network. In one embodiment, a method is disclosed comprising reading a mobile identifier from a storage area of a memory device, the mobile identifier comprising a value associated with a subscriber of a cellular network; signing the mobile identifier using a private key to generate a digital signature, the private key generated using a physically unclonable function (PUF); transmitting the digital signature and a public key to a cellular network, the public key associated with the private key; and receiving, from the cellular network, a confirmation of access to the cellular network, the confirmation generated based on the public key and the digital signature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2021
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2024
    Assignee: Micron Technology, Inc.
    Inventor: Zhan Liu
  • Patent number: 11909930
    Abstract: A processing apparatus includes a mount on which an object is placed and a support member that is provided on an upper surface of the mount and that supports a supported unit that provides at least one of an operation and a display regarding a process, the support member including a protruding portion that protrudes outward at a lower end of the support member and having a rod shape formed by joining plural members adjacent to each other in a direction along the upper surface, the protruding portion being embedded below the upper surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: FUJIFILM CORPORATION
    Inventors: Takuma Ayabe, Tsutomu Shiihara
  • Patent number: 11910286
    Abstract: Systems and methods are disclosed that seamlessly integrates orchestration and CI/CD without requiring duplication of any of the tasks. This method allows creation of test slices as well as operator specific policy control and implementation to implement dynamic test and deployment options that allows different containerized network functions (CNFs) versions to be used for different slices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: DISH Wireless L.L.C.
    Inventors: Manjari Asawa, Paul-André Raymond, Siddhartha Chenumolu
  • Patent number: 11909932
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus includes: a sensor configured to detect first information related to a physical property value of a sheet, the sheet to have an image formed thereon; and a processor configured to: obtain second information related to a brand of the sheet; and store the first information and the second information in a memory, the first information being detected by the sensor, the second information being obtained by the processor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: Konica Minolta, Inc.
    Inventors: Takahiro Tsujimoto, Akinori Kimata, Kenichi Hayashi, Noriyuki Jinbo, Shiro Umeda
  • Patent number: 11909899
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a first device housing and a second device housing. The electronic device includes a hinge housing coupling the first device housing to the second device housing. The hinge housing provides a hinge allowing the first device housing to pivot about the hinge housing between an axially displaced open position and a closed position. A hinge housing plate situated within the hinge housing translates within the hinge housing between a first position and a second position when the first device housing and the second device housing pivot about the hinge housing from the axially displaced open position to the closed position, thereby allowing at least a portion of a service loop defined by a flexible display to situate within the hinge housing when the first device housing and second device housing are in the closed position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2024
    Assignee: Motorola Mobility LLC
    Inventor: Yongho Lim
  • Patent number: 11902481
    Abstract: An image forming apparatus reads a document mounted on a document positioning section by using an image reading section, and forms an image of the document on a sheet by using an image forming section. The sheet subjected to the image formation processing is mounted on a discharge tray via a discharge section. The image forming apparatus includes an operation unit that has a touch panel and that protrudes from a front portion of the image reading section, and a power button that is a hardware button provided on a back side of the operation unit and on a front portion of the image reading section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2023
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Seiko Epson Corporation
    Inventor: Tomoyuki Higuchi
  • Patent number: 11899122
    Abstract: Geolocating one or more emitters includes obtaining a set of lines of bearing (LOBs) indicative of location(s) of emitter(s), determining intersections of LOBs of the set and generating clusters informed by those intersections, assigning the LOBs of the set to cluster(s) based on proximity, identifying a cluster having the greatest number of assigned LOBs from the set; determining an emitter location area based on a best point estimate for the cluster, and indicating a location of an emitter as the emitter location area. Additional emitters can be located by removing from the set of LOBs those LOBs assigned to the identified cluster, and repeating aforementioned aspects. Initially, the set of LOBs can be selected from a larger collection as a representative subset thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2020
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: ASSURED INFORMATION SECURITY, INC.
    Inventor: Jason Eric Smith
  • Patent number: 11899090
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are related to a system and a method for determining an Angle of Approach (AoA) of a device. A first device may receive a report from a second device having a plurality of ultra-wideband (UWB) devices. The report may include a plurality of values comprising an elevation component and an azimuth component of the AoA from the first device. At least some of the plurality of values may be obtained according to measurements between the plurality of UWB devices of the second devices and the at least one UWB device of the first device. The first device may determine an AoA from the second device, using the plurality of values from the report received from the second device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: Meta Platforms Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Carlos Horacio Aldana, Abhishek Kumar Agrawal
  • Patent number: 11895275
    Abstract: An image processing apparatus includes a display capable of accepting designation of a destination of an e-mail, a transmitter/receiver capable of transmitting and receiving the e-mail, a job executor that executes a job via the e-mail, and a controller that acquires destination information of the e-mail to be sent as the job from received information of the received e-mail, and displays the acquired destination information on the display.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2023
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Assignee: SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventor: Takashi Nishimachi
  • Patent number: 11889303
    Abstract: An illustrative embodiment disclosed herein is a non-transitory computer readable medium. The medium includes instructions for providing a mobile user monitoring solution that, when executed by a processor, cause the processor to identify a user database record associated with a user equipment (UE) using a mobile identity (ID), associate a Next Generation application protocol (NGAP) session with the user database record using an NGAP ID, capture a ciphered message associated with the NGAP session, decipher the ciphered message associated with the NGAP session, extract, from the deciphered message, session details associated with the UE, and store the session details in a session detail record.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2021
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: Netscout Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Subappriya Muthuchamy, Sandeep Prasad, Tauras Liubinskas, Abhishek Saraswati, Alessandro Pinelli, Pritish Vijay Aherrao, Loreto Di Resta, Brandon Bass
  • Patent number: 11889383
    Abstract: The invention relates to a product pallet (10) comprising an autonomous module (20), which has a smartphone-seeking module (24), by which the presence of smartphones in the vicinity of the product pallet (10) can be detected, and a transmission module (22), by which data can be transferred over a data network. The invention also relates to a method for establishing the position of a product pallet (10) in a shop, wherein, in a first step, a module (20) provided on a product pallet (10) detects which smartphones are located in the vicinity of the product pallet (10), and, in a second step, a decision is made in an automated manner as to whether the product pallet (10) is located on a shop floor of a shop or in the shop stockroom depending on the number of detected smartphones.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 8, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: CHEP TECHNOLOGY PTY LIMITED
    Inventor: Marco Pannicke