Patents Examined by Vip Patel
  • Patent number: 11173830
    Abstract: A decorative cover for motor vehicle wheels, which is detachably arranged in the space between spokes of a motor vehicle rim, wherein the decorative cover has active lighting, the electrical energy of which can be generated by an energy module fastened to the rear of the decorative cover, wherein the energy generation thereof works independently of the fixed components of the motor vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 16, 2021
    Assignee: DEMMEL AG
    Inventor: Daniel Miguel Pereyra-Garcia Bustamante
  • Patent number: 11169318
    Abstract: Disclosed in an embodiment is a lighting device comprising: a light conversion module including one surface and the other surface; and a light source module disposed at a side surface of the light conversion module, wherein the light source module comprises a plurality of light emitting elements disposed so as to be spaced in a first direction, the first direction is a thickness direction of the light conversion module, and at least one among the plurality of light emitting elements is disposed higher than the one surface of the light conversion module in the first direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: LG INNOTEK CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Eay Jin Lim, Dong Hyun Lee
  • Patent number: 11168842
    Abstract: A lamp includes a base, a light-permeable bulb containing at least one light source, and a driver for powering the light source. The driver is located within the base. The bulb has outwardly leading supply lines on the base side, and the driver has at least one contact element which projects in the direction of the bulb into which a free-standing section of the respective supply line is inserted to make contact. The technology is particularly applicable to lamps with LEDs as light sources, in particular for replacement of conventional lamps such as incandescent lamps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: LEDVANCE GMBH
    Inventors: Lene Haberkorn, Klaus Eckert
  • Patent number: 11169415
    Abstract: The invention is related to a back-light device. The back-light device comprises a reflection structure and a back-light plate. A plurality of light-emitting elements, disposed on the back-light plate, face a light-entering side of the reflection structure, and the emitted light of the light-emitting elements enters the light-entering side of the reflection structure and is reflected to a light-emitting side of the reflection structure by the reflection of the reflection structure for forming a back-light source emitted to a display panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Sitronix Technology Corp.
    Inventors: Chuan-Pin Hsiung, Shun Wen Cheng
  • Patent number: 11168846
    Abstract: An electronic device includes a plurality of sub-electronic modules arranged side by side. Each of the sub-electronic modules includes a housing having a top wall, a bottom wall, and a pair of side walls, and a light guide pipe mounted on one of the side walls. The light guide pipe has an incident end, an emergent end located at a front portion of the housing, and a main body located between the incident end and the emergent end and extending in a length direction of the housing. The incident ends of the light guide pipes located between at least a pair of adjacent housings are staggered by a predetermined distance in the length direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 9, 2021
    Assignee: Tyco Electronics (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.
    Inventors: Jiwang Jin, Hongqiang Han, WenYu Liu, Chenxi Wang, Xingjie Ge
  • Patent number: 11165226
    Abstract: A spark plug is provided, including a housing, an insulator situated within a housing, the insulator having a longitudinal axis, an insulator foot, body, head, and seat. Inside the housing is a housing seat which is in contact with the insulator seat of the insulator. An inner seal is situated between the housing seat and the insulator seat, so that the inner seal, the housing seat, and the insulator seat form a sealing system. The insulator seat includes a step that has a first section and a second section having an angle ? to one another that is greater than 0° and the first section being parallel to the insulator longitudinal axis. The inner seal is in contact with this first section, so that a radial sealing surface is formed at the insulator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: Robert Bosch GmbH
    Inventors: Matthias Herzberg, Chris Schimmel
  • Patent number: 11150397
    Abstract: A light guide structure, a manufacturing method of the light guide structure, a module and a display device are provided. The light guide structure includes: at least two light guide layers; and a plurality of dot structures between adjacent ones of the light guide layers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Inventor: Tao Wang
  • Patent number: 11143943
    Abstract: A wavelength conversion element includes a substrate, a wavelength conversion layer, and a first inorganic interstitial layer. The wavelength conversion layer is disposed on the substrate. The wavelength conversion layer includes an inorganic adhesive and a wavelength conversion material, and the wavelength conversion material is mixed with the inorganic adhesive. The first inorganic interstitial layer is disposed between the wavelength conversion layer and the substrate. A projection device having the wavelength conversion element is further provided, and a manufacturing method of the wavelength conversion element is also provided. The wavelength conversion element manufactured by using the manufacturing method of the invention may improve conversion efficiency and thermal conductivity. The projection device of the invention may reduce the problem that the image brightness decreases.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Coretronic Corporation
    Inventors: Pi-Tsung Hsu, Chi-Tang Hsieh
  • Patent number: 11143387
    Abstract: A light-emitting device includes a strip-like high flexibility region and a strip-like low flexibility region arranged alternately in a direction. The high flexibility region includes a flexible light-emitting panel. The low flexibility region includes the light-emitting panel and a support panel having a lower flexibility than that of the light-emitting panel and overlapping with the light-emitting panel. It is preferable that the light-emitting panel include an external connection electrode and that a length in the direction of a low flexibility region A that overlaps with the external connection electrode be longer than a length in the direction of a low flexibility region B that is closest to the region A.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Yoshiharu Hirakata, Akio Endo
  • Patent number: 11137134
    Abstract: A combination axial fan and LED lighting system configured to fit into the footprint of a standard ceiling tile. The system includes a housing container and an axial fan. The fan has a fan cavity including air diversion mechanism to direct air from the fan cavity toward the lighting and fan components. The invention includes an airflow surface to direct air existing the fan cavity along an LED light fixture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: WLC Enterprises, Inc.
    Inventors: Darrin Niemiec, William J. Carlson
  • Patent number: 11131918
    Abstract: A light source assembly includes a light source unit, a light collecting unit, a light separating unit and a light converting unit. The light source unit generates a first light beam having a first color and a first optical path. The light collecting unit has a light entering side and a light exiting side and is configured to collimate and condense the light beam incident on the light entering side. The light separating unit is disposed on an area between the light entering side and the light exiting side of the light collecting unit for reflecting the first light beam entering from the light entering side of the light collecting unit. The light converting unit absorbs the first light beam reflected from a light separating unit and generates a converted light beam having a second color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Inventor: Hsueh-Ting Liu
  • Patent number: 11131335
    Abstract: The universal coupling pin key is a fastening device. The universal coupling pin key forms a detent that attaches a first mechanical structure to a second mechanical structure. The universal coupling pin key further forms a simple tool that dislodges or prys apart a fastened mechanical structure formed from two components. The universal coupling pin key comprises a tool, a grip, a retractable tether, and a cable management system. The tool is the mechanical structure of the universal coupling pin key that fastens and detaches the mechanical structures. The grip is a handle used to manipulate the tool. The retractable tether attaches the tool and the grip to the cable management system. The cable management system deploys and retracts the tether. The cable management system further anchors the universal coupling pin key to an anchor point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Inventor: Eugene Nicalek
  • Patent number: 11131528
    Abstract: A non-lethal dazzling turret includes a laser operable in the visible spectrum. The non-lethal dazzling turret can be deployed, for example, behind a counter at a convenience store or a gas station, and can include a camera as well as an on-board computer. The non-lethal dazzling turret can stream video to a remote location where an operator can aim and fire the non-lethal dazzling turret at potential targets as needed. Alternatively, a fully autonomous version is disclosed that can be activated by, for example, a panic button.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Inventor: Daniel Poplawski
  • Patent number: 11127320
    Abstract: A display apparatus includes a display panel including a plurality of pixels and configured to display an image, a roller on which the display panel is wound or unwound, a rolling module including a structure connected to an upper portion of the display panel and configured to wind or unwind the display panel according to a folding or unfolding of the structure, and a vibration device at the structure. The vibration device is configured to vibrate the display panel when unwound from the roller. The vibration device includes a vibration generator that contacts a contact surface of the display panel and is configured to move to maintain the contact with the contact surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2021
    Assignee: LG Display Co., Ltd
    Inventors: GeunChang Park, Taehyung Kim, SunBok Song
  • Patent number: 11114598
    Abstract: Discussed is a lamp or a lighting device including a wiring substrate; a bus electrode provided on the wiring substrate; a plurality of electrode lines provided on the wiring substrate, and extending from the bus electrode, each electrode line having one end and a central portion located between the one end and the bus electrode; a plurality of semiconductor light-emitting elements aligned along an extending direction of the plurality of electrode lines, and disposed to be spaced apart from adjacent electrode lines of the plurality of electrode lines by varying distances, respectively; and a plurality of transparent electrodes that respectively provide an electrical connection between the plurality of electrode lines and the plurality of semiconductor light-emitting elements, wherein the respective varying distances between the plurality of semiconductor light-emitting elements and each of the adjacent electrode lines decrease toward the central portion of the each electrode line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Inventors: Kyungho Lee, Sungwhan Lee, Hooyoung Song
  • Patent number: 11116043
    Abstract: A high temperature heater lamp including a ceramic envelope is disclosed. The ceramic envelope is substantially infrared transparent and is composed of a refractory ceramic. The heater lamp also includes two lead wires communicatively coupled via a filament. The filament is enclosed within the ceramic envelope, which is evacuated. The heater lamp may include at least two metallic IR shields within the ceramic envelope, at least one located on either side of the filament. The filament may be tungsten, a carbon filament, or molybdenum. At least one end of the ceramic envelope may be sealed with a metal cap affixed to the ceramic envelope by a high vacuum sealant. The heater lamp may be configured to operate at above 1500° C. The ceramic envelope may have a wall thickness less than 1 mm thick.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Arizona Board of Regents on behalf of Arizona State University
    Inventors: Ivan Ermanoski, Xiang Gao, Ryan Milcarek
  • Patent number: 11112087
    Abstract: An airport runway light for use as a runway approach light for a runway lighting system, the runway light having a light body with a base configured to support the runway light in a light socket of a runway lighting system, the base having an electrical connection to electrically connect the runway light to the runway lighting system, the light further including one or more output windows wherein the runway light has a high-efficiency infrared source and one or more infrared reflectors to direct the infrared source outwardly through the one or more output windows, the infrared source including a silicon nitride element wherein the infrared source produces virtually no detectable visible light and with much less power consumption.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2020
    Date of Patent: September 7, 2021
    Assignee: Surface Igniter, LLC
    Inventors: Edward Carome, George C. Hanna
  • Patent number: 11108009
    Abstract: A light-emitting element whose degree of deterioration with driving time is improved and of which emission colors are easily controlled. A light-emitting emitting element having a first electrode, a second electrode, and a layer containing an organic compound located between the first electrode and the second electrode, in which the layer containing the organic compound at least has, from the second electrode side, a light-emitting layer in which a first layer, a second layer, and a third layer are stacked, and a hole-transporting layer provided in contact with the third layer; the first layer contains a first organic compound and a second organic compound; the second layer contains a third organic compound and a fourth organic compound; and the third layer contains the first organic compound and a fifth organic compound.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Inventor: Takahiro Ushikubo
  • Patent number: 11108014
    Abstract: A flexible display device including a display panel, a cover window disposed on the display panel, and a first adhesive layer disposed between the display panel and the cover window, in which the first adhesive layer includes a first pressure sensitive adhesive layer, a second pressure sensitive adhesive layer, and a first elastomer layer disposed between the first pressure sensitive adhesive layer and the second pressure sensitive adhesive layer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Seung Hwa Ha, Seung-Ho Jung, Kyu Young Kim
  • Patent number: 11098987
    Abstract: A non-lethal dazzling device includes a laser operable in the visible spectrum. The laser can be a relatively low-powered laser, such as a laser having a maximum output power of 2.5 mW, or it can be a higher-powered laser with a drive circuit that lowers the maximum output power to a safe level based on the range of the hostile target from the laser. In certain embodiments, the non-lethal dazzling device can be a handheld.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Inventor: Daniel Poplawski