Patents by Inventor John Norton

John Norton 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: 10321605
    Abstract: A heat sink assembly is provided herein. The heat sink assembly includes at least two heat sinks, a mechanical support member, and a flexible heat pipe. Each of the at least two heat sinks are formed to mate with one of at least two processors. The mechanical support member are formed to mechanically engage with the at least two heat sinks. The flexible heat pipe connects to the at least two heat sinks to provide a thermal link therebetween.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 11, 2019
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventor: John Norton
  • Patent number: 10302873
    Abstract: A bridge adapter that includes a first end and a second end. The bridge adapter further including a first ferrule connection on the first end and a second ferrule connection on the second end. The bridge adapter also including an optical path optically connecting the first ferrule connection and the second ferrule connection. Also, a method of connection optical cable having multiple pitches, the method including connecting a first optical cable having a first fiber pitch to a bridge adapter and connection having a second fiber pitch to the bridge adapter. The method further including directing an optical signal through the first optical cable, the bridge adapter, and the second optical cable, wherein the directing includes sending the optical signal through an optical wave bridge in the bridge adapter and having the first fiber pitch on a first end and the second fiber pitch on the second end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Kevin Leigh, John Norton, Sagi Mathai
  • Patent number: 10301314
    Abstract: The disclosure provides compounds for reducing the prevalence of the perinucleolar compartment in cells, for example, of formula (I), wherein R1, R2, R3, and R4 are as defined herein, that are useful in treating a disease or disorder associated with increased prevalence of the perinucleolar compartment, such as cancer. Also disclosed is a composition containing a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier and at least one compound embodying the principles of the invention, and a method of treating or preventing cancer in a mammal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignees: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services, University of Kansas, Northwestern University
    Inventors: Kevin Frankowski, Samarjit Patnaik, Sui Huang, Juan Jose Marugan, John Norton, Frank J. Schoenen, Noel Terrence Southall, Steven Titus, Wei Zheng, Chen Wang
  • Publication number: 20190157783
    Abstract: In one example, a system for a socket connector includes a first alignment feature with a first height to engage with a module board, wherein the first alignment feature horizontally aligns the module board with a socket, and a second alignment feature with a second height to engage with the module board, wherein the second alignment feature vertically aligns the module board with the socket.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2015
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Kevin B. Leigh, Sunil Ganta, John Norton
  • Publication number: 20190150319
    Abstract: An example device in accordance with an aspect of the present disclosure includes a first shield to provide thermal isolation between a first component and a heatsink of a second component, and to provide a cooling channel that is thermally isolated from the heatsink to receive an airflow for the first component. A second shield is to provide thermal isolation between the first shield and the heatsink, and to provide a thermal barrier region between the first shield and the second shield.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: Kevin Leigh, John Norton, George D. Megason
  • Publication number: 20190146167
    Abstract: One example of a system includes a system board including first contacts, a cage attached to the system board over the first contacts, and a removable transceiver module including second contacts. The transceiver module is installable in the cage in response to a lateral movement of the transceiver module with respect to the cage to align the second contacts with the first contacts and a vertical movement of the transceiver module with respect to the cage to electrically connect the first contacts to the second contacts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2014
    Publication date: May 16, 2019
    Inventors: Kevin B Leigh, John Norton, George D Megason
  • Publication number: 20190124797
    Abstract: Example implementations relate to cooling modules. In some examples, a cooling module, can include an enclosure to replace a fan module, a first liquid cooling connector to receive and return cooling resources to a heat exchanger, and a second liquid cooling connector to provide the cooling resources to a manifold.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Publication date: April 25, 2019
    Inventors: John Norton, James Lee Armes
  • Publication number: 20190113955
    Abstract: In one example, a system for a cage assembly for an optical module includes a receptacle coupled to an interposer card, a number of rails coupled to the interposer card to align an optical module with the receptacle, and a mezzanine card coupled to the interposer card, wherein the optical module is utilized via the mezzanine card.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Publication date: April 18, 2019
    Inventors: Kevin B Leigh, John Norton, George D Megason
  • Patent number: 10261275
    Abstract: Examples disclosed herein relate to a baffle with an integrated optical connector. One example includes a component to attach to an interconnect device where the component allows a heat exchanging medium to flow through an opening in itself. This example can include a slot in the component for integration of an optical connector into the component. The slot can also be used to secure the optical connector to the interconnect device and to align the optical connector to enable communication with the interconnect device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 11, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventor: John Norton
  • Patent number: 10264701
    Abstract: An example multi-configuration bay for housing resource modules for a computing device. The multi-configuration bay includes a common bay and an adaptor that may be removably installed within the common bay. The common bay includes first rails on its top and bottom walls, the first rails being to hold resource modules in vertically oriented installed-positions within the common bay. The adaptor includes second rails on its side walls, the second rails being configured to hold resource modules in horizontally oriented installed-positions within the common bay (when the adaptor is installed in the common bay).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventor: John Norton
  • Publication number: 20190094924
    Abstract: In some examples, a computing system can include an exterior enclosure for the computing system, an electrical component within the enclosure, an interior cooling line within the enclosure to circulate coolant past the electrical component to remove heat generated by the electrical component, and an inlet coolant line port through the exterior enclosure to receive an inlet coolant line. The inlet coolant line port can, for example, include a sensor to detect tampering with an interior of the inlet coolant line.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: John Norton, David A. Moore, Steve Weingart
  • Publication number: 20190094474
    Abstract: An optical fiber assembly includes an optical ferrule adaptor and a tag reader assembly comprising a pair of tag reading antennas.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2017
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: Kevin B. Leigh, John Norton
  • Publication number: 20190095657
    Abstract: In some examples, a computing system can include a positioning sensor to acquire positioning data for the computing system and a non-transitory machine readable storage medium having stored thereon machine readable instructions. The instructions are to cause a computer processor of the computing system to: (1) receive positioning data from the positioning sensor; (2) determine whether the received positioning data indicates tampering of the computing system; and (3) perform an action to mitigate tampering when it is determined that the received positioning data indicates tampering of the computing system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2017
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventors: John Norton, David A. Moore, Steve Weingart
  • Publication number: 20190095656
    Abstract: Examples relate to tamper detecting cases comprising a socket and a mating lid. The socket has a bottom wall, opposing side walls and an upper opening and the mating lid has a top wall, opposing side walls and a lower opening. The socket and the mating lid fit together defining an inner cavity to store a storage unit. The tamper detecting case further comprises a three dimensional grid of conductive traces formed on the opposing side walls of the socket, an inner surface of the bottom wall of the socket and on an inner surface of the top wall of the mating lid, that forms a current path. The tamper detecting case also comprises a sensor that is to sense a flow of electrical current flowing through the current path and to generate a signal to erase the storage unit when the current path is interrupted.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Publication date: March 28, 2019
    Inventor: John Norton
  • Publication number: 20190089724
    Abstract: In some examples, a modular server includes an auxiliary power source an auxiliary power system. The auxiliary power system includes a battery terminal to electrically couple to the auxiliary power source. The auxiliary power system further includes power terminals. Each power terminal is electrically coupled to a respective resource received within a modular server enclosure. The auxiliary power system further includes a power circuitry electrically coupled to the battery terminal and to each of the power terminals. The auxiliary power system also includes security circuitries. Each security circuitry corresponds to a respective resource received within a modular server enclosure. The auxiliary power source supplies power to the plurality of security circuitries.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2017
    Publication date: March 21, 2019
    Inventors: John Norton, Dwight Riley
  • Patent number: 10235320
    Abstract: Examples disclosed herein provide a computing assembly. The computing assembly includes a first CPU package mounted on a PCB, and a second CPU package mounted on the PCB. The computing assembly includes a connector to bridge a convection between a connection interface of the first CPU package and a connection interface of the second CPU package, wherein the connector comprises a plurality of signal paths for routing signals from the first and second CPU packages. The signals paths include a first signal path to route signals between the first and second CPU packages, and a second signal path to route signals between the first CPU package and another component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventor: John Norton
  • Patent number: 10222845
    Abstract: In some examples, a computing system can include an exterior enclosure for the computing system, an electrical component within the enclosure, an interior cooling line within the enclosure to circulate coolant past the electrical component to remove heat generated by the electrical component, and an inlet coolant line port through the exterior enclosure to receive an inlet coolant line. The inlet coolant line port can, for example, include a sensor to detect tampering with an interior of the inlet coolant line.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT LP
    Inventors: John Norton, David A. Moore, Steve Weingart
  • Publication number: 20190069436
    Abstract: Example implementations relate to a locking mechanism of a module of a data center. In some examples, a controller may comprise a processing resource and a memory resource storing machine-readable instructions to receive a request to unlock a locking mechanism of a module of a data center, authenticate a user associated with the request to unlock the locking mechanism by comparing credentials included with the unlock request with permissions associated with the user, and unlock the locking mechanism of the module of the data center in response to the credentials having proper permissions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 23, 2017
    Publication date: February 28, 2019
    Inventors: John Norton, Dwight D. Riley
  • Patent number: 10218095
    Abstract: In one example, a system for a press-fit pin converter includes a first housing coupled to a second housing to enclose a portion of a press-fit contact pin between the first housing and the second housing, where a side of the first housing provides a ball grid array (BGA) connection and a side of the second housing provides a press-fit pin connection.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: John Norton, Kevin Leigh
  • Patent number: 10205536
    Abstract: An example modular backplane device that transforms signals is described. The example disclosed herein comprises a plurality of interface connectors evenly distributed on a first side of a housing of the modular backplane to transfer a plurality of first signals. The example further comprises one or more aggregation point connectors on an edge of the first side of the housing of the modular backplane to transfer data, transfer management information, and receive electrical power. The modular backplane device example also comprises a logic board coupled to the plurality of interface connectors and to the one or more aggregation point connectors. The logic board is to transform signals and comprises signal transformation logic and a management processor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 12, 2019
    Assignee: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
    Inventors: Kevin B Leigh, John Norton