Patents by Inventor Edwin Ho

Edwin Ho 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).

  • Patent number: 10610994
    Abstract: A polishing module includes a chuck having a substrate receiving surface and a perimeter, and one or more polishing pad assemblies positioned about the perimeter of the chuck, wherein each of the one or more polishing pad assemblies are coupled to an actuator that provides movement of the respective polishing pad assemblies in a sweep direction, a radial direction, and a oscillating mode relative to the substrate receiving surface and are limited in radial movement to about less than one-half of the radius of the chuck as measured from the perimeter of the chuck.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: APPLIED MATERIALS, INC.
    Inventors: Eric Lau, Hui Chen, King Yi Heung, Chih Chung Chou, Edwin C. Suarez, Garrett Ho Yee Sin, Charles C. Garretson, Jeonghoon Oh
  • Patent number: 10434623
    Abstract: A polishing module including a chuck having a substrate receiving surface and a perimeter, and one or more polishing pad assemblies positioned about the perimeter of the chuck, wherein each of the one or more polishing pad assemblies are coupled to an actuator that provides movement of the respective polishing pad assemblies in one or more of a sweep direction, a radial direction, and a oscillating mode relative to the substrate receiving surface and are limited in radial movement to about less than one-half of the radius of the chuck as measured from the perimeter of the chuck.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 8, 2019
    Assignee: APPLIED MATERIALS, INC.
    Inventors: Eric Lau, Hui Chen, King Yi Heung, Wei-Cheng Lee, Chih Chung Chou, Edwin C. Suarez, Garrett Ho Yee Sin, Charles C. Garretson, Jeonghoon Oh
  • Patent number: 10380878
    Abstract: Systems and methods for self-administering a sound test to verify operation of a speaker and/or alarm within a hazard detection system are described herein. The sound test can verify that the audible sources such as the alarm and speaker operate at the requisite loudness and frequencies. In addition, the sound test can be self-administered in that it does not require the presence of a person to initiate or verify that the audible sources are functioning properly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: GOOGLE LLC
    Inventors: Daniel Adam Warren, Lawrence Frederick Heyl, Edwin H. Satterthwaite, Jr., Steven Clark, Andrew W. Goldenson, Dietrich Ho, Nicholas Unger Webb, Julia Deluliis, Tyler Moore, Ben Manuto
  • Patent number: 10235013
    Abstract: A method and apparatus is disclosed for transferring digital content from a computing cloud to a computing device and generating recommendations for the user of the computing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Edwin Ho
  • Patent number: 10235012
    Abstract: A method and apparatus is disclosed for transferring digital content from a computing cloud to a computing device and generating recommendations for the user of the computing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Edwin Ho
  • Patent number: 10191617
    Abstract: A method and apparatus is disclosed for transferring digital content from a computing cloud to a computing device and generating recommendations for the user of the computing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Edwin Ho
  • Patent number: 9947025
    Abstract: The present invention provides an apparatus and method for extracting the content of a video, image, and/or audio file or podcast, analyzing the content, and then providing a targeted advertisement, search capability and/or other functionality based on the content of the file or podcast.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 17, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Edwin Ho
  • Patent number: 9628543
    Abstract: Content playback that includes maintaining a connection between an electronic device and a content source. Content is prefetched prior to attempting to play one or more stations on the electronic device. Scanning a multiple stations and listening to a particular one station is distinguishable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Patrick H. Lim, Harvey Tang, King-Sun Wai, Alissa W. Bell, Adnan M. Agboatwalla, Daren Teh Chuan Tsui, Willy Lai, Jeffrey Lui, Kelly McMichael, Samir Safi, Yen Ma, Olchi Skant, Neil Everette, Cheryl Sedota, Maverick Valesco, Rachel Kobetz, Edwin Ho, Shawn Hwang
  • Patent number: 9454783
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for system and method that enables e-commerce on a mobile handset device is provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 21, 2006
    Date of Patent: September 27, 2016
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Edwin Ho
  • Patent number: 9338222
    Abstract: A method and system for aggregating user data and providing recommendations for digital content or in conjunction with a social network is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2016
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Edwin Ho, King Sun Wai
  • Publication number: 20160117729
    Abstract: The present invention provides an apparatus and method for extracting the content of a video, image, and/or audio file or podcast, analyzing the content, and then providing a targeted advertisement, search capability and/or other functionality based on the content of the file or podcast.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 6, 2016
    Publication date: April 28, 2016
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Edwin Ho
  • Patent number: 9317179
    Abstract: A method and apparatus is disclosed for transferring digital content from a computing cloud to a computing device and generating recommendations for the user of the computing device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 19, 2016
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Edwin Ho
  • Publication number: 20160100005
    Abstract: A method and apparatus is disclosed for transferring digital content from a computing cloud to a computing device and generating recommendations for the user of the computing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2014
    Publication date: April 7, 2016
    Inventor: Edwin Ho
  • Patent number: 9251532
    Abstract: The present invention provides an apparatus and method for extracting the content of a video, image, and/or audio file or podcast, analyzing the content, and then providing a targeted advertisement, search capability and/or other functionality based on the content of the file or podcast.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2010
    Date of Patent: February 2, 2016
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Edwin Ho
  • Publication number: 20150261395
    Abstract: A method and apparatus is disclosed for transferring digital content from a computing cloud to a computing device and generating recommendations for the user of the computing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 7, 2015
    Publication date: September 17, 2015
    Inventor: Edwin HO
  • Publication number: 20150244838
    Abstract: A method and apparatus is disclosed for transferring digital content from a computing cloud to a computing device and generating recommendations for the user of the computing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 10, 2015
    Publication date: August 27, 2015
    Applicant: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Daren TSUI, Edwin HO
  • Patent number: 9008620
    Abstract: A system and method for mobile device service authorization is provided in which the service is authorized with limited user actions. The mobile device service authorization system uses to separate links to perform the service authorization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2006
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2015
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Edwin Ho, King Sun Wai
  • Patent number: 9002410
    Abstract: A system for creating, using, and disseminating audio/video clips on a mobile device and in other contexts is disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Daren Tsui, Edwin Ho, King Sun Wai, Arthur Okada
  • Publication number: 20150095517
    Abstract: A method and apparatus is disclosed for transferring digital content from a computing cloud to a computing device and generating recommendations for the user of the computing device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2014
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventor: Edwin Ho
  • Patent number: D732323
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Assignee: Seville Classics, Inc.
    Inventors: Edwin Ho, Li-Han Hsu