Patents by Inventor Jie Gao

Jie Gao 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: 9966786
    Abstract: The disclosure generally relates to methods, system and apparatus to optimize wireless charging while allowing FM radio reception. In an exemplary embodiment, presence of an active FM radio on a wireless platform is detected and the active FM channel is identified. To reduce radio frequency interference between the wireless charging magnetic field and the FM channel, the PTU may adaptively shift the A4WP frequency. The disclosed embodiments improve user experience with FM radios in wireless charging systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2018
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Jie Gao, Songnan Yang, Xintian E. Lin
  • Patent number: 9808800
    Abstract: According to one aspect of the present disclosure, a control-engaged electrode-driving method for droplet actuation is provided. The method includes, a first voltage is provided to a first electrode for licking off a droplet. A second voltage is naturally discharged to a third voltage for maintaining a droplet movement. A fourth voltage is provided to the first electrode for accelerating the droplet. Naturally discharging from the second voltage to the third voltage and providing the fourth voltage to the first electrode are repeated. The first voltage is provided to a second electrode when a centroid of the droplet reaching a centroid of the first electrode. Naturally discharging from the second voltage to the third voltage and providing the fourth voltage to the second electrode are repeated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: UNVERSITY OF MACAU
    Inventors: Tianlan Chen, Cheng Dong, Jie Gao, Yanwei Jia, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, Rui Paulo da Silva Martins
  • Patent number: 9806557
    Abstract: The disclosure generally relates to a method and apparatus for wireless charging station with adaptive radio interference detection and control. During wireless charging of a smart device, the harmonics associated with the magnetic resonance coupling between the power transmission unit (PTU) and the power receiving unit (PRU) may interfere with radio communication if PRU engages in radio messaging. The disclosed embodiments provide method and system for identifying interference and adapting the wireless charging power to reduce or eliminate interference while efficiently charging the PRU.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 31, 2017
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Jie Gao, Songnan Yang, Xintian Lin, Ulun Karacaoglu, Bin Xiao
  • Patent number: 9751083
    Abstract: According to one aspect of the present disclosure, a digital microfluidic system is provided. The digital microfluidic system includes a device, a control electronics, a field programmed gate array (FPGA), and a computer. The device includes a droplet on an electrode array, where the electrode array includes a plurality of electrodes. The control electronics connects to the device and provides an actuation pulse to the electrodes, where the control electronics generates a capacitance-derived frequency signal. The FPGA connects to the control electronics and collects the capacitance-derived frequency signal. The computer connects to the FPGA, the computer uses a frequency of the capacitance-derived frequency signal to calculate a precise droplet position and generates a duration voltage signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 5, 2017
    Assignee: UNIVERSITY OF MACAU
    Inventors: Jie Gao, Tianlan Chen, Cheng Dong, Yanwei Jia, Pui-In Mak, Mang-I Vai, Rui Paulo da Silva Martins
  • Patent number: 9748568
    Abstract: Manganese oxide nanoparticles having a chemical composition that includes Mn3O4, a sponge like morphology and a particle size from about 65 to about 95 nanometers may be formed by calcining a manganese hydroxide material at a temperature from about 200 to about 400 degrees centigrade for a time period from about 1 to about 20 hours in an oxygen containing environment. The particular manganese oxide nanoparticles with the foregoing physical features may be used within a battery component, and in particular an anode within a lithium battery to provide enhanced performance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2017
    Assignee: CORNELL UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Héctor D. Abruña, Jie Gao, Michael A. Lowe
  • Patent number: 9740996
    Abstract: Sending recommendation information associated with a business object is disclosed, including: receiving from a user terminal a request for data associated with a business object; determining a count of requests for the data associated with the business object from the user terminal based at least in part on the request; and determining whether the count of requests meets a request threshold value associated with the business object, wherein in the event that the count of requests meets the request threshold value, sending the requested data and a set of recommendation information associated with the business object to the user terminal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2017
    Assignee: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
    Inventor: Jie Gao
  • Patent number: 9730944
    Abstract: The present invention relates to compound of Formula I, II, III, or IV, and/or a pharmaceutical acceptable addition salt thereof and/or a stereoisomer thereof and/or a solvate thereof, wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, R9, R11, and R12 are as defined in the claim 1 or as described in detail in the description of the invention, and to the use of said compounds to treat or prevent viral infections and their use to manufacture a medicine to treat or prevent viral infections, particularly infections with RNA-viruses belonging to the family of the Retroviridae, the family of the Flaviviridae and the family of the Picornaviridae and more preferably infections with Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 (HIV1), Human Immunodeficiency Virus 2 (HIV2), Hepatitis C virus (HCV), Dengue virus, and enteroviruses like Coxsackievirus, Rhinovirus and Poliovirus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 15, 2017
    Assignee: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, K.U. Leuven R&D
    Inventors: Steven De Jonghe, Ling-Jie Gao, Piet Herdewijn, Jean Herman, Miyeon Jang, Pieter Leyssen, Thierry Louat, Johan Neyts, Christophe Pannecouque, Bart Vanderhoydonck
  • Publication number: 20170187221
    Abstract: A method of wirelessly charging batteries of devices includes detecting at least two devices being simultaneously present on a charging mat. It is determined, for each of the at least two devices, whether the device is compatible with a wireless charging standard. It is determined, for each of the two devices, whether the device is enabled for a near field communication. Charging of the devices is prevented if at least one of the devices is enabled for a near field communication but not compatible with the wireless charging standard.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 24, 2015
    Publication date: June 29, 2017
    Applicant: Intel Corproation
    Inventors: Anand S. Konanur, Lei Shao, Steven G. Gaskill, Xintian E. Lin, Songnan Yang, Jason Ku, Jie Gao
  • Publication number: 20170179730
    Abstract: Power transmitting unit (PTU) usable with a wireless power transfer system to supply power and maintain a control signaling link to a local power receiving unit (PRU). A cross-connection circumstance between the PTU and a remote PRU is determined, where a control signaling link between the PTU and the remote PRU is established in an absence of power transmission to the remote PRU from the PTU. In response to the cross-connection circumstance, the control signaling link with the remote PRU is terminated while the supply of power and the control signaling link with the local PRU is maintained. In a related embodiment, a wrong-placement characteristic where power is transferred to a rogue local PRU in an absence of a control signaling link with that PRU, is detected. In response, the supply of power is maintained for at least a waiting period.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2015
    Publication date: June 22, 2017
    Inventors: Jie Gao, Xintian E. Lin
  • Patent number: 9684735
    Abstract: Recommending fonts includes obtaining a product category and determining whether a font recommendation should be made. In the event that the font recommendation should be made, the technique further includes determining a recommended font that corresponds to the product category, the determination being based at least in part on a plurality of predetermined correspondences, the plurality of predetermined correspondences indicating associations between a plurality of product categories and a respective plurality of fonts, and outputting information pertaining to the recommended font.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 20, 2017
    Assignee: Alibaba Group Holding Limited
    Inventors: Jie Gao, Wen Chao Ji
  • Patent number: 9669999
    Abstract: A transmission and positioning mechanism includes a guiding assembly, a driving assembly and a positioning assembly. The guiding assembly includes two sliding rails, a transmission belt, a plurality of sliding members. The sliding members are slidably disposed on the sliding rails. The positioning assembly includes a transmission rod, a positioning rod connected to the transmission rod, a positioning block sleeved on the positioning rod, a driving rod sleeved on the transmission rod. The driving rod defines a spiral slots and at least one limiting slot. The driving assembly is connected to the positioning assembly and rotates the transmission rod, the positioning rod and the driving rod, the spiral slot engages one of the plurality of the sliding members to move other sliding members to the at least one limiting slot and the positioning blocks, and the at least one limiting slot and the positioning blocks latch the sliding members.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignees: SHENZHEN FUTAIHONG PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD., FIH (HONG KONG) LIMITED
    Inventors: Jie Gao, Li-Chi Zhu, Bing Yu, Jian-Ping Jin
  • Publication number: 20170110125
    Abstract: A method for initiating an operation using voice is provided. The method includes extracting one or more voice features based on first audio data detected in a use stage; determining a similarity between the first audio data and a preset first voice model according to the one or more voice features, wherein the first voice model is associated with second audio data of a user, and the second audio data is associated with one or more preselected voice contents; and executing an operation corresponding to the first voice model based on the similarity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2016
    Publication date: April 20, 2017
    Inventors: Minqiang XU, Zhijie YAN, Jie GAO, Min CHU
  • Publication number: 20170093197
    Abstract: The disclosure generally relates to a method and apparatus for wireless charging station with adaptive radio interference detection and control. During wireless charging of a smart device, the harmonics associated with the magnetic resonance coupling between the power transmission unit (PTU) and the power receiving unit (PRU) may interfere with radio communication if PRU engages in radio messaging. The disclosed embodiments provide method and system for identifying interference and adapting the wireless charging power to reduce or eliminate interference while efficiently charging the PRU.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2015
    Publication date: March 30, 2017
    Inventors: Jie Gao, Songnan Yang, Xintian Lin, Ulun Karacaoglu, Bin Xiao
  • Publication number: 20170085297
    Abstract: The disclosure relates generally to method, system and apparatus to optimize wireless charging to identify a proximal Near-Field Communication (NFC) tag and prevent damage by a magnetic wireless charging field. The disclosed embodiment provide different methods for NFC tag detection without impacting A4WP wireless charging. In an exemplary method, dedicated NFC reader is used to interleave the NFC and A4WP signals on the same coil. In one implementation the signals are frequency-multiplexed. In another implementation, the signals are time-multiplexed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2015
    Publication date: March 23, 2017
    Inventors: Jie Gao, Songnan Yang, Anand S. Konanur, Xintian Lin, Ulun Karacaoglu
  • Publication number: 20170085114
    Abstract: The disclosure generally relates to methods, system and apparatus to optimize wireless charging while allowing FM radio reception. In an exemplary embodiment, presence of an active FM radio on a wireless platform is detected and the active FM channel is identified. To reduce radio frequency interference between the wireless charging magnetic field and the FM channel, the PTU may adaptively shift the A4WP frequency. The disclosed embodiments improve user experience with FM radios in wireless charging systems.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2015
    Publication date: March 23, 2017
    Applicant: INTEL COPRORATION
    Inventors: Jie Gao, Songnan Yang, Xintian E. Lin
  • Publication number: 20170022242
    Abstract: The present invention relates to novel phosphate-modified nucleosides, such as phosphoramidate nucleosides. The invention also relates to the use of these novel phosphate-modified nucleosides to treat or prevent viral infections and proliferative diseases (such as cancer) and their use to manufacture a medicine to treat or prevent viral infections and proliferative diseases particularly infections with viruses belonging to the HCV family.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2015
    Publication date: January 26, 2017
    Applicant: KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN, KU LEUVEN R&D
    Inventors: Piet Herdewyn, Munmum Maiti, Ling-Jie Gao, Steven De Jonghe
  • Patent number: 9535647
    Abstract: Some demonstrative embodiments include apparatuses, devices, systems and methods of channel switching. For example, a video source device may include a radio to establish a peer to peer (P2P) connection over a first wireless communication channel between the video source device and a video sink, the P2P connection to stream from the video source device to the video sink content to be displayed on a display device, and to receive from the video sink a message including type information indicating a type of the display device; and a controller to initiate, based on the type of the display device, a channel switch procedure to switch the P2P connection from the first wireless communication channel to a second wireless communication channel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Assignee: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jie Gao, Krishnan Rajamani, Ulun Karacaoglu
  • Patent number: 9538539
    Abstract: Some demonstrative embodiments include apparatuses, devices, systems and methods of channel switching. For example, a Peer to Peer (P2P) client device may include a radio to transmit a request to a P2P Group Owner (GO) via a first wireless communication channel, the request including a request to switch to a second wireless communication channel, the radio to receive from the P2P GO a response in response to the request; and a controller to, based on the response, switch the radio to the second wireless communication channel to communicate with the P2P GO.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 3, 2017
    Assignee: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Krishnan Rajamani, Jie Gao
  • Publication number: 20160374092
    Abstract: Various embodiments are generally directed to an apparatus and method for determining a first channel occupancy for a first channel and a second channel occupancy for a second channel, determining a first channel allocation for the first channel based on the first channel occupancy and the second channel occupancy and determining a second channel allocation for the second channel based on first channel occupancy and the second channel occupancy. In addition, various embodiments may include communicating first information on the first channel based on the first channel allocation and second information on the second channel based on the second channel allocation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2014
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Applicant: INTEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Jie GAO, Krishnan RAJAMANI, Xintian LIN, Ulun KARACAOGLU
  • Patent number: 9514079
    Abstract: An Adaptive Channel Selection (ACS) system is disclosed. A computing device uses wireless docking to provide a separate monitor and full-size input devices. The computing device requests docking, receives data wirelessly from the full-size input devices, and provides compressed video display data wirelessly for display on the separate monitor. An adaptive docking adapter receives and decodes compressed video display data and provides the decoded compressed video display data to a separate monitor for display. A wireless connection is disposed between the computing device and the adaptive docking adapter to provide wireless transmission of signals between the computing device and the adaptive docking adapter.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: Intel Corporation
    Inventors: Jie Gao, Ulun Karacaoglu, Lei Shao, Xintian E. Lin