Patents by Inventor Chi So

Chi So has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210156080
    Abstract: Compositions and methods are described that provide cellulosic and non-cellulosic fabrics with durable antimicrobial properties. Application of a coating that includes polyhexamethylene biguanide, polyethylene glycol, and a binder to a fabric followed by drying and curing was found to provide antimicrobial properties that are retained through over 100 washings under aggressive hospital washing conditions. In addition, tactile properties and tear resistance of the treated fabrics are maintained or improved.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Inventors: Johnson Yiu-Nam LAU, Denise So Bik CHAN, Jiachi CHIOU, Chi Wai KAN, Kim Hung LAM, Wai Han LAM, Ka Fu YUNG
  • Publication number: 20210152929
    Abstract: In some examples, a system for angle modification of audio output devices includes a receiver engine to receive an input to modify an angle of the audio output device relative to an axis of a computing device that includes the audio output device, and a modify engine to modify the angle of the audio output device relative to the axis of the computing device based on the input via an electric motor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2018
    Publication date: May 20, 2021
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Paul Roberto Lalinde, Chi So, Ben A. Knight, Robert C. Brooks, Stanely Wang
  • Publication number: 20210142744
    Abstract: An example system includes a display panel comprising an adjustable light source. A light sensor is disposed proximate to the display panel on an opposite surface from the adjustable light source. A controller is used to measure an intensity of light from the light sensor and to control an intensity of the adjustable light source, based, at least in part, on the intensity of measured light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Publication date: May 13, 2021
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Juan MARTINEZ, Chi SO
  • Patent number: 10996729
    Abstract: Example implementations relate to balancing a power load among USB ports. For example, an apparatus according to the present disclosure, may include a plurality of USB ports, and an embedded controller coupled to the plurality of USB ports. The embedded controller may determine that a first device is coupled to a USB port of the plurality of USB ports, and determine a power draw of the first device relative to a type of the USB port. The embedded controller may balance a power load among a remainder of the plurality of USB ports based on the power draw of the first device relative to the type of the USB port.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2021
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Mark A Piwonka, Michael R Durham, Nam H Nguyen, Robert C Brooks, Chi So
  • Publication number: 20210105146
    Abstract: A conferencing system may include a data input port and an ingest system to receive signals through the data input port from a separate conference data source. The ingest system may include a notification subsystem to: identify an error state with respect to the signals received through the data input port; and output a human interface device (HID) notification to a conferencing application, wherein the HID notification includes the identified error state.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 14, 2018
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Robert C. Brooks, Daniel J. Braden, Chi So
  • Publication number: 20210027063
    Abstract: In some examples, a system for alerts of mixed reality (MR) devices includes a receiver engine to receive an input from a sensor of a MR device in response to the sensor detecting a person in an environment in which the MR device is located, and a generator engine to cause the MR device to generate an alert in response to the detected person based on an identity of the detected person.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2018
    Publication date: January 28, 2021
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Chi So, Juan Martinez
  • Patent number: 10886792
    Abstract: Examples disclosed herein provide a computing device to charge a rechargeable device. An example computing device can include a module with an enclosure to accommodate the rechargeable device. The computing device can include a transmitter within the module to wirelessly charge the rechargeable device via a receiver disposed within the rechargeable device. The computing device can include a display surface to replicate content illustrated on a screen of the rechargeable device, when the rechargeable device is to be disposed within the enclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Chi So, Shaheen Saroor, Gregory C. Franke, Ronald E. Deluga
  • Patent number: 10867047
    Abstract: Example implementations relate to custom operating system (OS) images. For example, booting a user device to a custom OS image includes presenting a user interface (UI) for creating a custom OS image for portable use, storing the custom OS image on a database for information technology (IT) management purposes, sending, based on a request, the custom OS image from the database to an secure external device, and authenticating, based on a policy, the custom OS image on the secure external device for use on a user device without an OS image or a hard drive disk (HDD).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 15, 2020
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Syed S Azam, Juan Martinez, Chi So
  • Patent number: 10848663
    Abstract: Examples disclosed herein provide a platform for autonomously rotating a computing device having display surfaces that may be disposed on multiple sides of the computing device. One example method includes monitoring information displayed on the display surfaces and determining there is relevant information from one of the display surfaces to be directed towards a user of the computing device. The method further includes detecting a location of the user with respect to the computing device and rotating the computing device so that the display surface with the relevant information is to be directed towards the detected location of the user.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Chi So, Christoph Graham, Shaheen Saroor
  • Publication number: 20200287424
    Abstract: An example system includes a power collection engine. The power collection engine is to convert wireless electromagnetic energy into wired electrical energy. The system also includes a connection management engine. The connection management engine is to communicate with a first transmitter to cause the first transmitter to provide first power to the power collection engine. The connection management engine is to communicate with a second transmitter to cause the second transmitter to provide second power that avoids interference with the first power to the power collection engine.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Syed S. Azam, Chi So
  • Publication number: 20200275058
    Abstract: An example electronic device includes a memory to store a user profile including first identifying information of a first participant in a conference call. A receiver receives second identifying information of the first participant from a transmitting device associated with the first participant, wherein the first identifying information and the second identifying information form an identifier for the first participant. An audio encoder receives an audio signal. A processor, in response to determining which transmitting device is nearest to a source of the audio signal relative to other transmitting devices, identifies the first participant as a source of the audio signal, and combines the identifier for the first participant with the audio signal generated by the first participant. A router forwards the combined identifier and audio of the first participant to a receiving device of a second participant in the conference call.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Publication date: August 27, 2020
    Inventors: Christoph Graham, Chi So
  • Patent number: 10754747
    Abstract: In one implementation, a system for providing a representation of a physical location of a port includes an identifier engine, a configuration engine, and a display engine. In an example, the identifier engine retrieves a value stored on a first memory resource located on a system board. In an example, a configuration engine identifies a memory resource location on a second memory resource that is to store physical port information using a system identifier associated with the value. In an example, a display engine causes the physical port information to be displayed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Binh T. Truong, Chi So
  • Patent number: 10565150
    Abstract: An example peripheral device includes a module interface to receive power and data communication from a computing device. The peripheral device also includes an attachment tab to affix the peripheral device to a lower side of the computing device. The peripheral device further includes a latch to control an engagement of the attachment tab with the computing device. The peripheral device further includes a sensing circuit to detect a change in position of the latch. The peripheral device further includes a controller to, in response to detecting the latch moving from a locked position to an unlocked position, indicate a hot unplug prediction to the computing device via the module interface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Chi So, Nam H Nguyen, Ted T Nguy
  • Patent number: 10552614
    Abstract: An example method includes receiving an indication of a first level of authentication for an electronic device, the first authentication being associated with a first authentication device associated with the user; receiving an indication of a second level of authentication for the electronic device, the second authentication being associated with a second authentication device associated with the user, the second authentication device being different from the first authentication device; and upon receiving the indication of at least the first level of authentication and the second level of authentication, allow access to the electronic device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Nam H Nguyen, Chi So, Shaheen Saroor
  • Patent number: 10534741
    Abstract: Example implementations relate to transmitting signals via USB ports. For example, a system according to the present disclosure, may include a host module including a plurality of USB ports, a first expansion module, and a second expansion module. The first expansion module may include a first USB port and a second USB port. The first expansion module may receive a signal from the host module at a first USB port, and direct the signal to a second USB port. The first expansion module may transmit the signal to a second expansion module via a second USB port.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Chi So, Nam H Nguyen, Chien-Hao Lu, Roger D Benson
  • Patent number: 10423561
    Abstract: An example computing device includes a module interface to communicate with a peripheral device. The computing device also includes a hot swapping prediction circuit to detect a physical movement of the computing device and to generate a hot swapping prediction signal based on the detected physical movement. The computing device further includes a processor coupled to the hot swapping circuit. The processor is to, in response to detecting the hot swapping prediction signal from the hot swapping circuit, change a parameter of a peripheral device detection operation to be executed by an operating system of the computing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 24, 2019
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Chi So, Nam H Nguyen, Ted T Nguy
  • Publication number: 20190171267
    Abstract: Example implementations relate to balancing a power load among USB ports. For example, an apparatus according to the present disclosure, may include a plurality of USB ports, and an embedded controller coupled to the plurality of USB ports. The embedded controller may determine that a first device is coupled to a USB port of the plurality of USB ports, and determine a power draw of the first device relative to a type of the USB port. The embedded controller may balance a power load among a remainder of the plurality of USB ports based on the power draw of the first device relative to the type of the USB port.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2016
    Publication date: June 6, 2019
    Applicant: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Mark A. PIWONKA, Michael R. DURHAM, Nam H. NGUYEN, Robert C. BROOKS, Chi SO
  • Publication number: 20190138485
    Abstract: An example computing device includes a module interface to communicate with a peripheral device. The computing device also includes a hot swapping prediction circuit to detect a physical movement of the computing device and to generate a hot swapping prediction signal based on the detected physical movement. The computing device further includes a processor coupled to the hot swapping circuit. The processor is to, in response to detecting the hot swapping prediction signal from the hot swapping circuit, change a parameter of a peripheral device detection operation to be executed by an operating system of the computing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Chi So, Nam H Nguyen, Ted T Nguy
  • Publication number: 20190138486
    Abstract: An example peripheral device includes a module interface to receive power and data communication from a computing device. The peripheral device also includes an attachment tab to affix the peripheral device to a lower side of the computing device. The peripheral device further includes a latch to control an engagement of the attachment tab with the computing device. The peripheral device further includes a sensing circuit to detect a change in position of the latch. The peripheral device further includes a controller to, in response to detecting the latch moving from a locked position to an unlocked position, indicate a hot unplug prediction to the computing device via the module interface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2016
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Chi So, Nam H Nguyen, Ted T Nguy
  • Patent number: 10283114
    Abstract: Example implementations disclosed herein can be used to generate a local sound signal corresponding to utterances of a user and other sounds detected by a microphone array coupled to a communication device and to condition the local sound signals to separate the utterances of the user from the other sounds to generate a conditioned sound signal. The conditioned sound signals are evaluated to generate a local quality score for the conditioned sound signals, and when the local quality score of the conditioned sound signals is below a threshold associated with the communication device, a local feedback message indicating a local user position change can be generated. The local feedback message can include instructions for the user to move to another location to improve the quality of the condition sound signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: May 7, 2019
    Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
    Inventors: Robert C Brooks, Kent E Biggs, Chi So